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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath...Come on over to the country! Snow Bird Oasis

For booking, Please contact David Hust (owner) at (912)-223-1066 or email dh2beheroes@yahoo.com. 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 at 912/223/1066. 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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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/19/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    $75 non refundable pet fee...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    No smoking inside the house please. Smoking areas are provided on the front and back porches...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    California King...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • 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

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Master...moreless

  • Master bath has 2 sinks with a large mirror, large whirlpool bathtub, dual cieling fans and a HUGE walk in closet. All Towels and washcloths are provided....moreless

Other Amenities

  • 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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    dvd player is provided for the living room and master bedroom...moreless

  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    dish cable tv is provided...moreless

  • Stereo:

    small stereo is located in the master bathroom...moreless

  • Television:

    2 large new flat screen tvs with dvd players...moreless

  • Video Library:

    approximately 30 dvds re provided...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    3 acres secluded and private. Surrounded by 15 wooded acres...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining table with 4 chairs as well as a bar with 4 bar stools are provided...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Internet:

    wireless high speed internet is provided...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    all linens , pillows, memory foam toppers, comforters, etc. are provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    flat screen TV with cable tv and dvd player. DVD movie library is also available...moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking is available on the 3 acres owned by the chum shack. room for boats, rvs etc...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    all towels and washcloths are provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    washer purchased April 2013...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    automatic coffee maker with timer is provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes, utensils and appliances are included as well as dish towels and rags...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    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

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    High chair is provided. Charcoal and gas grills are provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    ice/water dispenser with filtration system...moreless

  • Stove:

    4 burner electric...moreless

  • Toaster:

    toaster and toaster oven are provided...moreless

Outside

  • Boat:

    owner is a licensed charter captain. Package deals for fishing and sight-seeing in coastal waters and on and around barrier islands are available. www.madsharkcharters.com...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    20ft x 20ft concrete deck with hot tub...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    organic garden with fruit trees and seasonal vegetables take what you want...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    charcoal grill is provided...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Guests wanting to fish our local waters are welcome to borrow fishing tackle and gear...moreless

Pool / Spa

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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Aug 15 - Aug 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$150
$1,000 $2,600
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150
$1,000 $2,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee $100
  • Pet Fee $100

Notes:

package deals for rental + fishing /sight-seeing trips please contact Dave Hust www.madsharkcharters.com 912-223-1066 directly to discuss. Travelers can recieve further discounts by paying cash at the time of arrival


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Glynn County Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cypress lounge, American Legion
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Sapelo Island Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sapelo Hammock
60 Miles
Nearest Train
Savannah, Ga.
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 95
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Skippers fish camp. B and Js seafood restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sapelo Island by Ferry

Car: Necessary

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!

 

Owner info

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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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/19/2017

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Photos

  • front yard and front of the house

    front yard and front of the house

  • front porch with rocking chairs

    front porch with rocking chairs

  • living room with custom made entertainment center

    living room with custom made entertainment center

  • very comfy king bed in HUGE master bedroom

    very comfy king bed in HUGE master bedroom

  • Queen bed in 2nd bedroom

    Queen bed in 2nd bedroom

  • hundreds of bulb flowers are blooming on the property

    hundreds of bulb flowers are blooming on the property

  • a huge nurse shark caught on one of my charter trips

    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!

    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!

    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 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

    enjoy morning coffee and nature relaxing in a comfy rocker on the front porch

  • front porch

    front porch

  • front entrance and living room

    front entrance and living room

  • organic garden guest can take what they want from the garden or orchard

    organic garden guest can take what they want from the garden or orchard

  • a baby loggerhead sea turtle

    a baby loggerhead sea turtle

  • Take a ferry over to Sapelo Island...guided tours available.

    Take a ferry over to Sapelo Island...guided tours available.

  • Beautiful waterfront park hosts events throughout the year!

    Beautiful waterfront park hosts events throughout the year!

  • Guests can make smores over the fire pit while chillaxing in the porch swing

    Guests can make smores over the fire pit while chillaxing in the porch swing

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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