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Rowland's Retreat on 12th Street (UPSTAIRS)

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4BR / 2BA / Sleeps 10 / 4th Home From The Beach / Ocean View

Introducing 'Rowland's Retreat on 12th Street'! The beautiful beaches of Tybee Island are calling YOU! Be comfortable and close to the splashing waves and your 'toes in the sand' of the Atlantic Ocean here at Rowland's Retreat! Travel only 18 miles down gorgeous Hwy 80 Beach Road from Historic Downtown Savannah to the center of Tybee Island on 12th Street between Butler Avenue and the Atlantic Ocean to our private home seconds from the boardwalk which crosses over the sea oat covered dunes kissing the sand and you have found your ultimate 'Beach Retreat' ... Rowland's of course!

Rowland's Retreat UPSTAIRS level is a nicely furnished spacious 4 Bedroom, 2 Full Bathroom 1400 square foot private home that sleeps 12 and has everything one needs for a memorable beach retreat. Grand upper deck featuring a gas grill, table & chairs, and expansive gorgeous ocean views! Hanging porch swing to enjoy the afternoon breezes and outdoor HOT/COLD shower to clean up after a long day on the beach. Open & airy interior featuring nicely furnished spacious bedrooms, open kitchen and dining area ascending into the great room, and a full rear sunroom with flatscreen TV's w/DVD. Ocean views are seen from the front great room as well!

Park the car and leave it! Rowland's Retreat on 12th Street is conveniently located on beach side in the center of Tybee Island within walking distance of Tybee Market (less than a block), Tybrisa Pavilion & Pier area at Main Beach, and many great restaurants and shopping. Need a break during a week stay? Historic Downtown Savannah featuring River Street & City Market is a must!

Rowland's Retreat on 12th Street is your perfect choice for quality affordable lodging for business, recreation, and relaxation at Tybee, 'The Jewel of the Atlantic'. Please contact us for creating your next memorable beach experience. We can accommodate any of your special needs!

More Details

Suzanne Woodrum
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 8, 2018

About Suzanne Woodrum

Our family has always believed that making memories is an essential part of life! What better memories if one loves the beach than having a beach house to create those memories! That vision was realized by our Grandparents Charlie & Susie Rowland who purchased our home in 1982. They wanted a special place for the entire family to create memories on special occasions and even the simplest weekend beach trip. We honor their lives and memory by celebrating life and those special memories created by family. Whether it's one of the major holidays or a 'beach weekend', share our home with your family and create a memory. Charlie & Susie would love it!

Suzanne Woodrum purchased this townhome in 1982

Why Suzanne Woodrum chose Tybee Island

Stay at our spacious private home close to the beach for less than a tiny condo elsewhere.

What makes this townhome unique

Our home is quaint, quiet and comfortable with all the features to create a memorable family event. Close to the beach with ocean view, porch swing, HOT/COLD outside shower, privacy fenced, coveniently located within walking distance of Tybee Market (less than a block), many great restaurants, and Tybrisa Pavilion & Pier area at main Beach.


Tybee Island Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Outdoor Shower is HOT/COLD located downstairs.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower , Outdoor Shower is HOT/COLD and located downstairs.
  • Both newly painted.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Featuring 1 Queen size bed, large closet and ceiling fan
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Large BR feat. 1 Queen, 1 Twin, large closet, ceiling fan
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 double , Large Master BR featuring 1Q, 1DBL, BATH, Ceiling Fan
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Nice BR featuring 1 Queen and ceiling fan.
    Sunroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Large Open & Airy featuring Trundle/Day Bed, Sleeper Sofa
  • Queen size Beds (4), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Nice hanging porch swing to enjoy the cool afternoon breezes. Outdoor HOT/COLD shower to clean up after a long day on the beach.


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Rowland's Retreat on 12th Street (UPSTAIRS)
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

The house was everything that I expected and was the perfect size for my Girl Scout Troop!

  • 5 of 5

Suzanne was so nice and easy to communicate with. Perfect walking distance to everything we wanted to do on the island. The pier, the ocean, marine science center, grocery store. I will be back to Savannah and Tybee island and I would stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad the house and Tybee Island was all that you expected. I so enjoyed having you and your Girl Scouts. I look forward to your return one day. God's blessings, Suzanne
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Perfect Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for our family get-together. Beach was 1/2 block away. Walked to the pier, which was only 1/2 mile away and watched people fish. The neighborhood was really nice and quiet. I would definitely stay here again and again. Mrs. Woodrum is the sweetest hostess. There's not one bad thing about this place. Just want to say a big thank you and God Bless to Mrs Woodrum!


  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our JOY to have you stay in our beach house. May God continue to bless each one of you! Hope you can come again!
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beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit in this beautiful home. It had all the amenities to make our stay comfortable. It is fully furnished and there is no need to bring any linens or towels. A full sized washer and dryer right in the hallway is handy if needed and even the laundry detergent is supplied. I would definitely recommend this to anyone wanting a nice getaway. The home is close enough to walk to town and close to the beach. You can see a beautiful sunrise over the ocean from the deck of the front of the house. The owner was very nice and helpful and really made us feel at home. I highly recommend this home for your next vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Close, Clean and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

This house was a great place to stay on Tybee.

The house is the fourth from the boardwalk to the beach.

It is an easy walk to the beach, to the grocery store (IGA) and to the Pier.

There is a single covered parking spot to keep your car cool and and great second floor deck to sit on at night and catch the ocean breezes.

Nice TV in the living room and good internet service/WiFi.

Plenty of beds to go around.

Looking forward to staying here in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing at Rowland's Retreat

  • 4 of 5

My friends and I had a wonderful relaxing time at Rowland’s Retreat. The house is conveniently located near the beach (1/2 block), grocery (1/2 block) and Tybee restaurants (2+ blocks). It was nice to be able to park the cars and enjoy the island by simply walking and exploring. The newly installed front awning was a blessing to block us from the hot summer sun, and there was enough patio furniture for all of us to enjoy the quiet evening nights outside. All of the beds were quite comfortable and everyone slept well each night. In addition, Suzanne was very responsive from the moment we booked the trip to the time we checked out. Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks for your rating. So glad you enjoyed your stay at Rowland's Retreat. I am thankful for your comments and open to any recommendations to making it more perfect.
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Great time at Rowland's Retreat

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at Rowland's Retreat. Nice older place. Clean, comfortable and in a great location on Tybee. Walking distance to a grocery store, restaurants, Easy walk to the beach. I would recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Savannah International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Many on Tybee Island
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Bacon Park
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Savannah, Ga
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
Located on Hwy 80, I-16 connects in Savannah
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many on Tybee Island
Car: recommended

Rowland's Retreat on 12th Street is conveniently located on beach side in the center of Tybee Island within walking distance of Tybee Market (less than a block), Tybrisa Pavilion & Pier Area at Main Beach, many great restaurants and shopping venues. Need a break from the beach on a week stay? Visiting Historic Downtown Savannah featuring River Street and City Market is a must! Enjoy the scenic, short 18 mile drive to a memorable day in Savannah!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
House Keeping $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

NO PETS of any kind, No wedding Parties, No graduation parties
Call for rates in the winter for over six people, six and below is as shown
Rent by the week only June thru Aug. We do not rent a year in advance.
we will not honor any quotes by Vrbo a year in advance.
If you want to rent a year in advance call 912-927-9395

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.