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Classic Ocean Side Home on Tybee Island

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Last updated: 02/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed in LR, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 14-16)

For forty years, our family has enjoyed this classic family beach house, literally steps (about 250) from the Atlantic ocean. Built in the early 1900's, the house has been completely updated to today’s standards, yet maintains the feel and detail of the classic beach cottage our parents and grandparents may have enjoyed when they took the train from Savannah to Tybee Island “back in the day.”

The focal point of our home is its wrap around screened porch which winds around three sides of the house. You can sit on the swing and view the ocean in the distance or lie in the hammock and rock in the breeze. There are six different seating areas, to accommodate most any activity, breakfast to tea to lunch to cocktails to dinner; reading, to cards, to games to just hanging out and breathing in the salt air or enjoying an afternoon thunder storm. Some guests even move a mattress out to the porch to fall asleep to the sounds of the crashing surf.

Inside, upstairs, you’ll find three bedrooms (one king and two queens) and two full baths. Downstairs are two bedrooms (two double beds in one room & two twin trundles - can sleep four- in the other). Also downstairs are two “classic Tybee” shower rooms (our favorites). Please note that as with other vintage Tybee homes, the downstairs rooms are accessed via a staircase on the screened porch (which can be seen in the 'porch entry' photo below). While these rooms may be a bit too separated from Mom and Dad for small children, many adults and teens enjoy the extra privacy the lower level rooms provide.

The large, airy upstairs living area has a foldout couch for extra sleeping space. The kitchen is fully equipped to facilitate an intimate dinner or a shrimp feast for a crowd.

Over the years our house has hosted singles, couples, families, and multiple families on holiday. We will be happy to help you create your own dream vacation on Tybee Island.

To make a reservation or for more information please contact our friends at Tybee Beach Vacation Rentals. Keith Gay and his crew have been managing our house since we began renting about fifteen years ago and will treat you like family.

When you call or fill out the Contact Information form below, just tell them you want to talk about the Traub house on 13th Street.
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/13/2017

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    ...with a large, fenced in yard....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 14-16

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 3 queen


  • Bedroom 5-downstairs: 2 twin/ single

    Two trundle beds: bottom beds slid out to sleep 4 total...moreless

  • Bedroom 4-downstairs: 2 double


  • Convertible bed-in LR: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    double bed...moreless

  • Upstairs: 1. King. 2. Queen. 3. Queen. Living room: fold-out double Downstairs: 1. two doubles 2. two twin trundles (can sleep four)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1-upstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Newly remodeled, with original claw foot tub....moreless

  • Bathroom 2-upstairs: toilet, shower

    Newly remodeled shower....moreless

  • Bathroom 3 -downstairs: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 4 - downstairs: shower

    shower and sink...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    42' flat screen in living room; additional TV in Master bedroom...moreless


  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    New 42' flat screen TV...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for four cars....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Brand new dishes, glasses, and flatware....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Screened porch wraps around three sides of house....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    fenced yard-great for dogs!...moreless



Write a review 4.2
from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off-Season 2016-17
Oct 7 - Mar 15, 2017
2 night min stay
St Patkick's
Mar 16 - Mar 18, 2017
3 night min stay
Spring 2017
Mar 19 - May 12, 2017
2 night min stay
May 13 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
Memorial Day 2017
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
In-Season 2017
May 29 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

4th of July 2017
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

In-Season 2017
Jul 8 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay

Fall 2017
Aug 12 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
Fall 2017
Sep 4 - Oct 5, 2017
2 night min stay
Off-Season 2017-18
Oct 6 - Mar 15, 2018
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $260 + tax
  • Registration Fee $35 + tax
  • Accidental Damage Fee $40 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13%

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 02/13/2017
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Manager info

Year Purchased: 1977

About: Five generations of our family have called Savannah home, and Tybee has always been our home away from home.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/13/2017

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  • side porch

    side porch

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • master bath

    master bath

  • upstairs queen

    upstairs queen

  • downstairs twin trundles

    downstairs twin trundles

  • living room

    living room

  • public pier

    public pier

  • porch entry and steps to downstairs

    porch entry and steps to downstairs

  • beachside porch

    beachside porch

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • upstairs queen

    upstairs queen

  • downstairs queens

    downstairs queens

  • kitchen


  • living room

    living room

  • boardwalk to the beach

    boardwalk to the beach

VRBO #345455

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Sunday, February 19, 2017

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