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~Island Dog Cottage~ Classic Family Beach Cottage

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 5 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 11-12)

The 'Island Dog Cottage' is a CHARMING classic Tybee Beach Cottage completely restored. This cottage was featured in the 'Tybee Tour of Homes' and truly reflects the flavor of Tybee Island. The Island Dog Cottage is four houses back from the beach with NO streets to cross. It is a short 2-minute walk to the beach access. There is off-street parking for four cars.

The cottage has a large shady, fenced yard, a very comfortable wrap-around screened porch where you can curl up with a good book, and an open front porch for sun-lovers, complete with colorful Adirondack chairs. The cottage offers two levels with separate entrances, so it's perfect for two families, a group of friends, or branches of a family that desire some privacy. It can be rented either as a 3 or 5 bedroom cottage. ACCESS BETWEEN FLOORS IS EXTERIOR ONLY. NO INTERIOR STAIRS.

The main level has 3 bedrooms, master with a king bed and private bathroom, a 2nd large bedroom with a Queen bed, and a 3rd bedroom with bunk beds. Also on this level is a second full bath, family room, dining area, and fully-stocked kitchen. The WIFI will keep you connected to your business or friends and family during your stay.

The lower level has 2 bedrooms, one bedroom with a queen bed, and another bedroom with a double bed and twin bed. Also on this level is a bathroom/ laundry room with a full-size washer and dryer. The outdoor shower is enclosed for privacy and has hot/cold water. There is also a very large gathering area on this level with plenty of seating as well as ample storage space for your bicycles, kayak, surfboards, and all your beach gear. Please enjoy OUR beach chairs and beach toys during your stay.

Once you cross the bridge to Tybee Island, you'll understand the phenomenon of being on "Tybee Time".

~~ This is the place where memories are made ~~

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Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 10, 2017

About The Owner

We are the Harris Family from Atlanta, GA, and we hope you enjoy the Island Dog Cottage as much as we do! Please make yourself at home and make some wonderful family memories!

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2007

Why The Owner chose Tybee Island

We chose Tybee Island because it's the closest beach to Atlanta. It's convenient enough to 'get away' for the weekend. The Tybee residents are so friendly and welcoming to guests. The atmosphere is very laid-back and there's always something fun going on!

What makes this cottage unique

Our cottage is located near the less-crowded part of the beach, between the pier and the Tybee Lighthouse.

You can't beat the Rum Runners at Tybee Time or the seafood at AJ's or Sundaes. There are also markets with fish and seafood fresh off the boat.

Once we arrive on the island, we get around primarily on our bikes. What a treat!


Tybee Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , private outdoor shower (hot/cold) close to this bathroom
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Sleeping Porch - 1 twin/ single , Daybed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Wrap-Around Screened Porch, Beach Chairs, Hammock, Full-size Washer and Dryer, Books and Board Games, Blender, Coffee Maker, Waffle Iron, Private Outdoor Shower with hot/cold water, picket-fenced yard with trees, off-street parking for 4 cars, outdoor clothesline for wet swimsuits/towels


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

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~Island Dog Cottage~ Classic Family Beach Cottage
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
Cumming, GA

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely cottage. We enjoyed our very first time to Tybee Island. The main destination for us was Savannah, and Tybee Island was so convenient. The decor at the Dog Cottage is just devine. Loved all the little touches and the well thought out placement of every hook for anything one could imagine for placing items i.e., keys, towels, and personal belongings. What a comfortable place to stay with such amazing Shabby Chic style.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Reading, KS USA

Wonderful beach home

  • 5 of 5

This was my second stay at Island Dog Cottage, and it was just as great as the first. The home is conveniently located, a short walk to the beach and short walk to the main part of town. Both times I have stayed during what is considered Tybee's "off season" - I love that the beaches aren't crowded, the weather is comfortable, the traffic is nearly non-existent, and everyone is just more relaxed. Would recommend Tybee and certainly Island Dog for anyone visiting the area!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbia, Mo.

Wanted to Stay Longer!!

  • 5 of 5

What a sweet cottage! It was the perfect getaway for our family and friends! We LOVED the screened porch and practically lived out there. Everything was clean and all linens/towels were colorful and fun! The beach was literally a two-minute walk and there was a wagon to haul our beach gear. We love Tybee and can't wait to return to the Island Dog Cottage. I'm ready to book for next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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cumming, ga

comfy cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the house. Access to the beach was easy. Overall, the house was a comfy cozy cottage that fit our family like cinderella 's glass slippers.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego


  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent the week at this charming cottage with family and the place exceeded all our expectations. The living areas are warm and cozy. The kitchen was fully equipped and everything we could possible need was provided. The place is extremely well maintained and cleaned. The bedrooms were comfortable and quiet. As you can see in the pictures, there are several areas inside and out for morning coffee and afternoon drinks. We especially enjoyed the screened in porch.

We would highly recommend a visit to Island Dog.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2013
  • Stayed: October 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charleston, WV

great week at Island Dog cottage in Tybee

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable cottage! Clean and comfortable without being fussy. Wonderful screened in porch with ceiling fans. Lots of seating there, too. Didn't mind the one rainy day with a nice place like that to hang out. Short block to beach. Clean, nice towels and linens, and everything we needed in the kitchen.

Would definitely go back there next trip to Tybee!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dolphin-watching, deep-sea fishing, Tybee Lighthouse tours, Fort Pulaski Tours, 15-minute drive to Savannah GA,


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