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Million $ Home, +Pool, Spa, Elevator, 5 Bd, 4 Bath, Sleeps 19+

Bedrooms 5
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Minimum Stay 2 nights

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About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 17-21)

Located at 1509 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA - Beautiful new built in 2008 5 BR/4.25 BA. AND LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION - see Map! To watch 2 minute Movie of Home - go to YouTube and type in the words Tybee Island Joy. BRAND NEW 6 person Hot Tub!

So lovely, Guests Say,' The pictures on your website really don't do the home enough justice. And the location really could not be beat.'

If you are looking for upscale at the beach in the best location...

View details at web site - just type in Tybee Island Joy (all one word) dot com.

POOL in NEW million dollar home in Popular South Beach. 1200 steps to Ocean. 1/2 block to all shopping, restaurants and bars.

Upscale furniture throughout. Granite surfaces. Tile Floors in all bathrooms. Brand new very private 5th bedroom off kitchen.

Master Bedroom #1: KING 'CAPTAINS ROOM' - sleeps 4 (2 in King Bed) and (2 in full size sleeper sofa) with large ensuite bathroom and private deck attached.

Master Bedroom #2 KING 'SAILORS ROOM' - sleeps 2 plus one small child can sleep in chair that creates child size bed when lowered. With ensuite bathroom and attached porch.

Grandma's Room upstairs: Just off elevator QUEEN + TWIN - sleeps 3.

Bunk Room: DOUBLE BUNK, and SINGLE BUNK - sleeps 6 with ensuite bathroom.

Great Room: Queen Hide-a-bed in couch and we have 2 cots for children to sleep on - 4 Sleeping in Greatroom with Sofa sleeper and 2 cots. And one QUEEN SIZE bed in a bag (- in closet off Grandma's room)

New 5th bedroom off kitchen - 1 King Bed, and 2 twins, (trundle) sleeps four.

Marble Floors in Entry. Pale Bamboo floors throughout bedrooms and living spaces. Kitchen has double convection ovens, trash compactor. Master Bath has dual vessel sinks. Three of the 4 bedrooms have French doors leading to spacious decks. New 5th bedroom off Kitchen is surrounded by Windows and catches ocean breezes. Also has private A/C and Heat.

Kitchen and Living area have vaulted ceilings and are surrounded by Windows - giving the upstairs living area of this home, a New York Loft feel. 1200 feet to Ocean. Walk across the street to the world famous Breakfast Club. Walk 1 block to shopping, dining, beach. Walk to Library and IGA and Deli!

This home is spotless never been rented before Dec 2008 - actually just completed in 2008. Beautiful upscale pool and NEW 6 person Hot tub. All this on Quiet Street, 1 street off Butler.

Keywords: Beach House, luxury home, 5 bedroom Home has 11 beds + sofa bed, and 2 cots. House offers 3 Kings, 5 twins. 1 queen, 2 full, and double sofa bed, and 2 cots. Sleeps 21 total.

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Marsha Marks
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Marsha Marks

Owner Marsha Marks is an author of several books - google her, and has been happily married since 1987 to the man of her dreams, Tom. They have one daughter, Mandy Marks.

Marsha Marks purchased this house in 2008

Why Marsha Marks chose Coastal

Tom and I met on the West Coast and always wanted a home near the beach, but were unable to pay LA prices. And hated LA traffic. When Tom took a job here in Savannah, we discovered Tybee Island and realized it was just 15 minutes from Downtown Savannah, and we loved the laid back Artsy, non-resort kind of feel. So, we looked for three years for the perfect piece of property - well, the perfect piece in our price range and in the location we wanted. We finally ended up buying a woman's back yard. We had the yard divided into a legal lot. The woman who sold us the lot, still lives behind our home. She purchased the lot our house sits on - 30 years ago for $1500.00! (She made a good investment!)

When we were looking for a bit of land to build on Tybee Island, we knew we might want to use the home as a vacation rental someday, and we wanted to be close to the beach, yet away from the noise. Close to the shops, yet away from the crowds. Within walking distance to all the eating places, and especially close to The Breakfast Club! This lot, seemed to have it all, Location, Location, Location, plus, it was the only lot we could find that didn't look into someone elses house - our lot looks onto a 60 foot tall live Oak tree. And OK, I confess, it was the only lot for sale on the whole darn street. So we bought it.

What makes this house unique

The large spacious upstairs. The pool. The double convection ovens. The Master Suite that has three seperate sections and a private deck. The pale yellow bamboo floors. The six burner cooktop with the pop up vent. The loft feel with tons of windows and natural light. The THREE large decks - two off each floor. The Air conditioned and insulated sleeping porch, that feels like a treehouse - on the top deck! Location, Location, Location.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Marsha. We're all home safely after a wonderful week in your house. I want to thank you and Tom for all you did for us! You both went above and beyond any VRBO owners we have dealt with in the past. It was a perfect week, perfect house, perfect beach and great lifeguards. (They transported me to and from the beach in the lifeguard jeep.) I wrote a glowing review. If you didn't receive it let me know and I'll rewrite.

Thanks again, J
Aug 2015
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(59 traveler reviews)

Million $ Home, +Pool, Spa, Elevator, 5 Bd, 4 Bath, Sleeps 19+
average rating of 4.779661 based on 60 reviews

Love the spaciousness of the house

  • 5 of 5

The owner is one of the most accommodating people you'll meet

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best House on Tybee!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we booked this house - the service and response we received from the owner were top notch! I hosted a Bachelorette party here for 11 women starting 9/28 through 10/2. Marsha was more than willing to offer support on local hot spots, planning advice, leniency when she could on check in or check out times, etc. LOCATION of this home could NOT be beat - location to the beach, location to bars/restaurants, etc. It was a short easy drive into Savannah and/or other shopping options if the Island did not have what you needed. We had 11 women with us and my only comment would be that for everyone to have a real bed and be comfortable with their luggage, etc. in each room that in my opinion having more than 12 adults would start to feel a little cramped. The house layout was perfect, the pool and hot tub were much needed after a beach day and the house literally had everything we could possibly need to include a ping pong room and covered outdoors area(s) to sit and relax in as well.

I would book this house again no questions asked! Do yourself a favor and if staying on the island - just book it; you will not regret it.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW, thank you so much! We also love the location! And really do try and make the experience exceptional for each guest. (We only have one vacation rental...) - and as to your one caveat - we agree - we do find that 10 adults, i.e., 5 couples and their children - work out well - because each family can take a room, and the children don't mind the pull out couches or futons etc. But, since we only have 11 actual beds - (not counting all the pull out couches and cots etc) it could feel crowded with 22 adults!
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Wonderful place to getaway for a large group

  • 5 of 5

I hosted my 40th Birthday here over the week of Memorial Day and we had the best time at the house! My friends and family were all able to be accomodated, and we had ages 2 - 73 at the house all week. The house is perfectly located near the beach and near restaurants on the island, two places for breakfast, one is where all the tourists go and one is no nonsense, delicious and where all the locals are. We rented bikes and could get everywhere we needed to go on those all week long. There are some nightclubs very close by, and the music carries, which was surprising, so just plan on being up a little later than you thought if you want the windows open.

I was worried about feeling like we were all on top of each other all week, but with this house being so large and on so many levels, even the most introverted among us could find a place to be alone for a little while. There are three decks - two of them covered and tons of space to hang out. The pool and hot tub out back are perfect for spending an afternoon after a morning at the beach (while kiddos were napping). This house could not have met our needs better. Marsha was super responsive and helped throughout our stay if things came up - the hot tub wasn't working at first when we got there. She had someone out to look at it immediately. She does drop by sometimes unexpectedly, which surprised us, but it was to check on us, which in the end I appreciate. Stay here! I will for sure be returning to Tybee (loved this island so so so much) and will have to stay at Marsha's place. We loved it so much!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house!

  • 5 of 5

Rented this home on Tybee for a long weekend as a family vacation. Marsha was great and accommodating! The house literally has everything! No need to pack highchairs, cribs, etc. Will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing home!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this home and it was perfect. It has all the amenities that are advertised, plus more. The location is great, just steps from shopping and restaurants. The home is absolutely beautiful, and all the outside living spaces are truly an added benefit. The owner is great to work with, she answers questions very quickly and was very helpful as we prepared for our trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW, thank you so much for this lovely review. We do love the location, and the home and because it's our only vacation rental - we try harder to make it perfect and be available to answer any guests questions. We only live 1 mile away - so it's easy to respond. We hope you return soon!
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Annual Girls get-away

  • 5 of 5

Eight of us descended upon Tybee Island last month and was surprised to have had wonderful weather during our five day stay in Marsha's rental property. We were within walking distance to most restaurants, shops and the ocean blue. She left a guided booklet in the living room as to the "hot" spots which was helpful when no one knew anything about the area.

She gave us a personal tour of her home upon our arrival and acclimated us to her house. It was a beautiful piece of property in which to unwind while on the Island. What made it a bit more interesting was the film crew on the beach. I guess we may all see "BAYWATCH" the movie sometime next year as it hits the theaters. We were not needed as back-up actresses it appeared, but made for interesting viewing. The area is wonderful and everyone living there was laid back and just happy others were enjoying their lovely island. If you are looking for a perfect location to lay your head down for a few nights this is perfect for you.

Thank you Marsha!

Susie & Friends, from Wisconsin, N. York and Texas.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write review. The island is such a great destination spot for movies - it seems there is always one being filmed. Sorry you were not chosen as extra's for Baywatch! So happy you had a great time! And found me responsive! Come back soon!
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles


Rates & Availability

Tybee Island House Rental Rates

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Jan 3 2017 - Jan 31 2017
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $350 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

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Tybee Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (5), Child Beds (2) We have two army cots that are low to the ground and available for small children that need to be near mom. These cots are stored in MB closet., Baby Cribs (1) Visit to have a crib delivered., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Living room SOFA BED makes into a Queen Bed, Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
1200 feet to Ocean, 1 block to world famous Breakfast Club, Walk to homes of movie stars and television mogals, 1 block to 10 restaurants and 8 bars, quiet street, trash compactor, 4 decks, three covered, one open, and covered patio by pool

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