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Historic Victorian One Block from Waterfront

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The historic Captain Morse House in downtown St. Mary's, Georgia.

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Last updated: 02/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:11
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3+ Bedroom, 3 Full Bath

This charming two-story historic home has a wrap-around porch on each floor lined with rocking chairs, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the small-town community.

The Captain Morse House has three full bedrooms. One downstairs bedroom, with a king-sized bed. Two upstairs bedrooms, one with two full beds, and the other with two twin beds. In addition, there are two sleeper sofas in the two living areas (one up and one down.) Can accommodate up to 11 guests in total.

Three full baths. The one downstairs includes a restored clawfoot tub for a relaxing soak.

Fully-equipped kitchen (microwave, dishwasher, washer & dryer, stove, garbage disposal and refrigerator.) Beautifully restored original farmhouse sink.

Two dining areas: formal dining room inside, and back porch outside.

Large 46' flat screen television and free WiFi throughout the house.

The fenced backyard is a great feature if you intend to bring any of your furry family members. Pets are welcome!

Non-smoking.


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Owner

Member since: 2013

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

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    We are big dog-lovers, and understand that they are a part of the family! Just please, keep up after them....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    On both covered front porches, and on the back porch....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 8-11

  • Master: 1 king

    Downstairs...moreless

  • The Garden Room: 2 double

    Two pillow-top full beds, and an antique armoire....moreless

  • The Mermaid Room: 2 twin/ single

    Two pillow top beds and a beautiful hand-painted armoire...moreless

  • Upstairs Living Area: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Full pull out bed sleeps 2...moreless

  • Downstairs Living Area: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Single pull-out bed (with flat-screen tv and headphones)...moreless

  • Pillow-top king bed, beautiful (non-functioning) carved fireplace, and large antique armoire....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Downstairs: toilet, tub, shower

    Deep porcelain clawfoot tub . . . divine!...moreless

  • Upstairs Hall Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Upstairs: toilet, shower

    Large closet storage area...moreless

Entertainment

  • Television:

    Has Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu Plus. Watch pretty much anything you want!...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Water View:

    One block from the St. Mary's River and Cumberland Island Ferry...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Beautiful wrought-iron dining table next to the kitchen...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Four original, non-functioning ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    With Amazon, Hulu Plus ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    2 separate living areas...moreless

  • Parking:

    Front street...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175
$1,100 $2,850
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Pet Fee $25
  • Cleaning $100
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Pets welcome w/pet agreement, proof of inoculations,flea preventative and deposits.

$25 NON-REFUNDABLE PET CLEANING FEE REQUIRED.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Jacksonville International Airport
Saint Marys, GA, USA
Nearest Barpub
Seagles (across the street)
Saint Marys, GA, USA
Nearest Ferry
Cumberland Island Ferry
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Osprey Cove
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-95
Saint Marys, GA, USA
Nearest Restaurant
Blue Goose (next door)
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cumberland Island

Car: Recommended

St. Marys, the gateway to spectacular Cumberland Island, is a quaint, historic small town with spectacular scenary and friendly people.

From the dock of St. Marys’ Waterfront (1 block away), visitors board the Cumberland Ferry for camping or day trips to enjoy swimming, shelling, fishing, wild horses, loggerhead sea turtles and much more on 17 miles of pristine white sandy beaches.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Mike and Karen Schaaf reside in Savannah, Georgia.

Why the Owner Chose Saint Marys, GA, USA:
On a short weekend trip, we discovered St. Mary's and fell in love. The small town is quiet and picturesque with historic architecture, beautiful waterfront vistas, and the friendliest residents. You feel at home right away! One look at the Captain Morse House, and we knew we had to become its caretakers. We have spent the first six months painstakingly restoring it to it's former glory. We are very proud of it, and would like to share it with you.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The Captain Morse House is located in the heart of historic St. Mary's, and is the closest VRBO to the riverfront and Cumberland Ferry. Restaurants, shops, and the beautiful Howard Gilman Waterfront park are all short steps away (our dogs LOVE the park!) The Navy's Kingsland Submarine base is a ten-minute drive, great if you are active/retired military.


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

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Photos

  • The historic Captain Morse House in downtown St. Mary's, Georgia.

    The historic Captain Morse House in downtown St. Mary's, Georgia.

  • Come sit a spell. Read a book, chat with neighbors, relax on the antique glider.

    Come sit a spell. Read a book, chat with neighbors, relax on the antique glider.

  • The main entrance.  Yup, that is original beadboard.

    The main entrance. Yup, that is original beadboard.

  • The dining room, right off of the kitchen on the first floor of the house.

    The dining room, right off of the kitchen on the first floor of the house.

  • Enjoy the original artwork hanging throughout the home.

    Enjoy the original artwork hanging throughout the home.

  • The downstairs master bedroom: pillow-top king bed.

    The downstairs master bedroom: pillow-top king bed.

  • Take a long soak in the clawfoot tub.

    Take a long soak in the clawfoot tub.

  • Fully equipped kitchen.  Note the original farmhouse sink!

    Fully equipped kitchen. Note the original farmhouse sink!

  • Mermaid Room: Two pillow-top twins.

    Mermaid Room: Two pillow-top twins.

  • Willow, our lhasa, inspecting the rocking chairs on the upstairs porch.

    Willow, our lhasa, inspecting the rocking chairs on the upstairs porch.

  • The upstairs sitting room. The pull out couch sleeps two comfortably.

    The upstairs sitting room. The pull out couch sleeps two comfortably.

  • The house layout

    The house layout

  • A restored Victorian home located in beautiful coastal Georgia.

    A restored Victorian home located in beautiful coastal Georgia.

  • From our front door to the river front and ferry!

    From our front door to the river front and ferry!

  • From the top of the stairwell, looking down.

    From the top of the stairwell, looking down.

  • The downstairs parlor room.  The sofa converts to a single bed for extra guests.

    The downstairs parlor room. The sofa converts to a single bed for extra guests.

  • HD TV with Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon. Watch an old movie on a rainy day.

    HD TV with Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon. Watch an old movie on a rainy day.

  • Downstairs master bedroom: Note the beautifully carved fireplace mantle.

    Downstairs master bedroom: Note the beautifully carved fireplace mantle.

  • The kitchen blends original cottage charm with updated appliances and ammenities

    The kitchen blends original cottage charm with updated appliances and ammenities

  • The Garden Room.  Two full pillow-top beds.

    The Garden Room. Two full pillow-top beds.

  • Handpainted furniture, like the koi armoire, add to the home's charm.

    Handpainted furniture, like the koi armoire, add to the home's charm.

  • The back porch and patio.  Grill out, and enjoy the fully fenced backyard.

    The back porch and patio. Grill out, and enjoy the fully fenced backyard.

  • We are the closest VRBO to waterfront, ferry and front street!

    We are the closest VRBO to waterfront, ferry and front street!

  • We are one block up on the right!  Walking distance to the ferry and waterfront.

    We are one block up on the right! Walking distance to the ferry and waterfront.

VRBO #482860

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, February 25, 2017

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