Historic Victorian One Block from Waterfront(36 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3+ Bedroom, 3 Full Bath
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!
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Member since: 2013
- 2 story
- 1900 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 8-11
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Pet Fee $25
- Cleaning $100
- Tax Rate 6%
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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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.
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.
- Primary: + 912-727-2133
- Secondary: + 912-596-2116
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.
The main entrance. Yup, that is original beadboard.
The dining room, right off of the kitchen on the first floor of the house.
Enjoy the original artwork hanging throughout the home.
The downstairs master bedroom: pillow-top king bed.
Take a long soak in the clawfoot tub.
Fully equipped kitchen. Note the original farmhouse sink!
Mermaid Room: Two pillow-top twins.
Willow, our lhasa, inspecting the rocking chairs on the upstairs porch.
The upstairs sitting room. The pull out couch sleeps two comfortably.
The house layout
A restored Victorian home located in beautiful coastal Georgia.
From our front door to the river front and ferry!
From the top of the stairwell, looking down.
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.
Downstairs master bedroom: Note the beautifully carved fireplace mantle.
The kitchen blends original cottage charm with updated appliances and ammenities
The Garden Room. Two full pillow-top beds.
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.
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.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Saturday, February 25, 2017
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