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View of the bed, sitting area and kitchenette

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Last updated: 09/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

We invite you to visit 'ALOFT.' We're located in a state park, and only 35% of Jekyll Island can be developed. We are surrounded by marshlands and the sea. Our property is situated on a quiet street, nestled between the marshlands and stately oak and pine forests. This beautiful 1000 square foot loft has a private entrance and on-site parking.

Just one minute away you'll discover the 18 miles of bike trails surrounding the island. You can bike to the fishing pier and beach and arrive in five minutes. Or, you may want to visit the Historic District, where over 300 millionaires once lived. They built homes and a Club House on our island, beginning in 1888. They typically spent 3-5 months down here yearly for the next 54 years. Their homes are being restored and many can be visited and appreciated.

We also have a world renowned Sea Turtle Center, where injured and sick turtles are flown in for surgeries and rehabilitation, and later released back to the sea. Bike toward the south and visit the Tidelands Nature Center, enjoy bird and wildlife viewing, or swim and sunbath on our 12 miles of white sand beaches. We have a seasonal Summer Waves Water Park, four famous golf courses, Red-bug Motorcar rentals, and carriage rides and trolley tours. Also, for the adventurous, scout out the hideaways of our local alligators! All this and so much more!

All activities are within minutes. Bed linens, towels and kitchen items are furnished. You bring food, toiletries and enjoy.

A 50% deposit is required for all stays and the balance is due 14 days prior to arrival. Deposit is non-refundable but may be used to change/reserve dates (pending availability) for up to one year after the original reservation date. Reservations less than 14 days prior to arrival require payment in full. A two night minimum stay is required.

"Aloft" is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in between the Jekyll Island airport and the campground. That puts us 5 to 10 minutes from the Jekyll Island beaches by car. Bicycle paths start one block from the house.

Also, you should know that "Aloft" is an open and airy unit with lots of natural light. It has a private entrance through our garage. You may hear the garage door open and close at 6:30 or so in the morning during the days of Monday through Friday as that is the time that we go to work. That has not bothered most of our guests, but we don't want that to be a surprise. Otherwise the unit is very quiet. Kitchen facilities are limited. Cooking facilities are a toaster oven, a two burner hot-plate and a microwave. The refrigerator is hotel sized.

Please let us know if you have any additional questions and if "Aloft" will work for you.




We await you at 'ALOFT' on Jekyll Island: 'Georgia's Jewel.'

Keywords: Studio Loft

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Property Type

  • Studio
  • On floor 2
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Loft

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 'Aloft' contains one futon and one air bed...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Historic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    We provide wi-fi, you provide the device....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street:

    1 vehicle only...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    We provide the network, you provide the computer....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchenette with a toaster oven, two burner hotplate and microwave for cooking....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    hotel-sized...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles for two guests are available....moreless

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 38 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$110
$650 $1,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 14%

Notes:

The long term (over 30 days) stay sales and lodging tax is only 3% on Jekyll Island. Please contact Michael Mueller for long term stay payment arrangements prior to booking "Aloft" as VRBO does not have a variable tax collection option.

"Aloft" is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in between the Jekyll Island airport and the campground. That puts us 5 to 10 minutes from the Jekyll Island beaches by car. Bicycle paths start one block from the house.

Also, you should know that "Aloft" is an open and airy unit with lots of natural light. It has a private entrance through our garage. You may hear the garage door open and close at 6:30 or so in the morning during the days of Monday through Friday as that is the time that we go to work. That has not bothered most of our guests, but we don't want that to be a surprise. Otherwise the unit is very quiet. Kitchen facilities are limited. Cooking facilities are a toaster oven, a two burner hot-plate and a microwave. The refrigerator is hotel sized.

Please let me know if you have any additional questions and if "Aloft" will work for you.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Calendar

Last updated: 09/22/2016
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Location

1.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Jekyll Island airport (09J)
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Jekyll Island Club Hotel
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Jekyll Island Golf Club
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Jessup, GA
13 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-5
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Driftwood Bistro
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Jekyll Island beaches

Car: Recommended

Five minutes from Jekyll Island Historic District. For 54 years, from the Gilded Age to WWII, Jekyll Island was the second home to more than 300 Millionaires, who spent 3-5 months in their 'cottages' here. Their homes have been restored and offer an amazing glimpse into the past.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Pam and Michael Mueller have lived in coastal Georgia for ten years. They met here in 1988, while studying law enforcement at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick, GA. At that point, they made a pact that if they were to marry one day, they would return to live in the Golden Isles. Seven years later their dreams came true! Michael continues working with law enforcement, now teaching Physical Training to Homeland Security students at FLETC. Pamela has become a children's author. She has written eight award-winning books and will release her first adult book in 2010. The Muellers bought a home with an 'undeveloped' loft and decided to refurbish it and turn it into a rental unit. This has turned into a delightful abode, and they very much enjoy sharing their little piece of paradise with others.

Why the Owner Chose Jekyll Island, GA, USA:
We remodeled the loft of our residence for our frequent guests and visiting family. When it is not occupied, we wanted to rent it out and share the magic of Jekyll Island with others who yearn to spend their free time in 'splendid paradise,' which incidentally, is the title of Pamela's new book and tells the story of Jekyll Island.

The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
Benefits are mentioned in above information.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • View of the bed, sitting area and kitchenette

    View of the bed, sitting area and kitchenette

  • The Cantina Kitchenette

    The Cantina Kitchenette

  • View from the balcony

    View from the balcony

  • The window bench

    The window bench

  • The "office" area with built-in table

    The "office" area with built-in table

VRBO #259282

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Sunday, September 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Calendar last updated 09/22/2016

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