Coastal Cottage Off the Beaten Path...(41 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
2 Bedroom, 2 Bath...Come on over to the country! Snow Bird Oasis
Your coastal destination awaits! The Chum Shack is located on a beautiful, secluded piece of property, with organic fruit trees, vegetable garden, grape vines and lots of local wildlife. This 2 bedroom home is custom built, professionally decorated and situated on 3 acres surrounded by 15 more untouched acres providing space and privacy. About 2 minutes from historic downtown Darien and other area attractions, this home is located in the country, but a quick drive to local restaurants, shops and sight- seeing destinations. The Chum Shack includes a spacious master bed and bath w/ large whirlpool tub, cozy sitting area/den. The beyond fully stocked kitchen has all you will need to prepare meals at home and to entertain guests. All high quality linens, a wide variety of pillows and quality towels are all provided. With all of the amenities you need such as cable TV, high-speed wireless internet, an extensive DVD collection and more, this vacation destination will be your home away from home. The Chum Shack is Located approximately 15 miles from the Federal Law Enforcement Traininig Center (FLETC), 45 minutes south of Savannah and 45 minutes North of Jacksonville, Florida. With easy access to I-95 and Hwy 17 approximately 1/2 mile away. Jekyll, Saint Simons, Cumberland and Sapelo Islands are just minutes away.. Amazing, year round weather. The chum shack also has a hot tub with 6 person seating as well as gas and charcoal grills. Pictures do not do the Chum shack justice, come see for yourself. Contact Dave Hust (owner) with any questions or to book this property. Owner is also a licensed charter fishing captain and owner of madsharkcharters, discounts for fishing, sight-seeing and beach combing trips are available for guests staying at the chum shack. The Chumshack is available for daily (3 day minimum), weekly, monthly and long term rental.
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Member since: 2013
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
- HUGE master bedroom with dual cieling fans, king bed, large dresser with mirror, 2 nightstands with lamps, 1 armoire, and large flat screen tv with cable. 1 queen sleeper sofa located in the living room/den area another queen bed in the 2nd bedroom with its' own bathroom. Memory foam toppers and high end linens are provided for each bed and sleeper sofa....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Brochures regarding local attractions and businesses are provided. A notebook with mapquest directions, menus, contact numbers etc is also provided. A home made ice cream making machine is also available for your use. A licensed massage therapist is available for appointments at HLC massage and colon hydrotherapy (Penny Arblaster) 912-266-6050 Property owner lives near and is able to respond to anything regarding the property within minutes. 9 security cameras are in place around the property (although theyare not needed), to help guests feel more secure....moreless
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
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- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
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- Dishes & Utensils:
All new appliances and utensils are provided.Microwave, Dishwasher, Fridge with ice/water dispenser, filter for kitchen sink, coffee pot, blender, toaster, wine glass set, homemade ice cream machine....moreless
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Aug 15 - Aug 15, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $100
- cleaning fee $100
- Tax Rate 15%
package deals for rental + fishing /sight-seeing trips please contact Dave Hust to discuss. Travelers can recieve further discounts by paying cash at the time of arrival
Owner'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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Visit Darien and experience the Georgia Coast's best keep secret. From the picturesque shrimp boat fleet which greets guests traveling north into town where shrimp can be purchased fresh from the community docks to historic sites such as Fort King George, Sapelo Island, Harris Neck Wildlife Refuge...McIntosh County is a quaint community that offers a get away off the beaten path with a myriad of things to do to keep you busy. If relaxing is what you would rather do, enjoy local seafood restaurants and a laid back evening in the local wine bar located in the heart of Darien, downtown. Whatever your pleasure, you will find it here!
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: Dave Hust is U.S Army retired with 22 years of honorable military service as a paratrooper, an artillerman and a recruiter. He is also a licensed charter boat captain and owner of madsharkcharters. When not fishing he works as a pipefitter with UA local 177 pipefitters union. Raised in a small town called Gore, Oklahoma (population 973) his final duty assignement with the army was as recruiting station commander in the Darien area where he now resides.
Why the Owner Chose Darien, GA, USA:
You will understand why you chose to stay at the chumshack the minute you enter the driveway. A short, winding road through the woods and wildlife to a newly remodeled, peaceful piece of heaven on earth. As night falls the woods come alive with the sounds of whipporwills, owls and tree frogs. Enjoy fresh, organic vegetables from the garden and fruit from the orchard.The chum shack is an ever-evolving always improving labor of love and a very secure, serene and private place for you, your family and your pets to enjoy a little taste of life in the country while in the Darien area. The chumshack is an ever evolving, always improving amazing place to stay while you enjoy your vacation to beautiful, historic Darien and surrounding areas.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Seclusion, privacy, nature, peacefullness, organic garden and wildlife. Money saving, package deals are available if you wish to go fishing or sight-seeing with mad shark charters. The property is also available for long term rental. ask about snow bird specials available during off peak months
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front yard and front of the house
front porch with rocking chairs
living room with custom made entertainment center
very comfy king bed in HUGE master bedroom
Queen bed in 2nd bedroom
hundreds of bulb flowers are blooming on the property
a huge nurse shark caught on one of my charter trips
Largest working shrimp boat fleet on the east coast...buy shrimp from the docks!
Lots of great local restaurants that offer local seafood and more!
enjoy time in the hot tub while grilling or just sit and relax on the deck
enjoy morning coffee and nature relaxing in a comfy rocker on the front porch
front entrance and living room
organic garden guest can take what they want from the garden or orchard
a baby loggerhead sea turtle
Take a ferry over to Sapelo Island...guided tours available.
Beautiful waterfront park hosts events throughout the year!
Guests can make smores over the fire pit while chillaxing in the porch swing
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Sunday, April 30, 2017
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