Quiet, Island Sanctuary

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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Perfect island cottage for a single or a couple seeking a get-away retreat. This is my second home and it is fully stocked with linens, kitchenware, beach gear, and everything you need to feel at home. It was remodeled and refurnished in 2014. The cottage is situated in a charming residential neighborhood within walking distance to grocery store, movie theaters, and unique shops. The beach, village, and galleries are a bike ride away. Artists, naturalists, writers, foodies, sailors, golfers, fishermen, beach bums...this is paradise.

Ideally, I prefer to rent for a 3-month minimum. At $1400/month, this is a bargain. (Taxes/security fees are not included in this price.) Contact me if interested. Please….No smokers, no pets, no peanuts.

The Cottage:
1 BR/1 BA
Library/Office w/Internet
Private patio w/ grill

The Island:
Uncrowded beaches for walking, swimming, bike riding and undisturbed reading
Live oaks with Spanish moss
Southern charm & pace
Wonderful restaurants
8 Golf Courses
Deep sea/estuary fishing
Artist, naturalist, spiritual retreat

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet:

    High-speed wireless Internet...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2016
30 night min stay

My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $500


Regulated State & Local Taxes: 12% for stays of 14 days or less; 6% for stays of 15-90 days

Security Deposit: $300 for stays of less than 90 days; $700 for stays of 90 days or more

Security deposit will be returned to tenant if realtor inspection confirms absence of damages beyond normal use.

Cleaning Fee: $100

Payment to management company at time of reservation (weekly rental) or lease signing (monthly rental). Contact Renae at Sand Dollar Shores Realty (912.638.4603; or homeowner.

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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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4 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1980

About the owner: I currently live in the village on another island---Greenwich Village, Manhattan. I taught elementary school in GA for 27 years. I now teach at New York University. Today my work as a professor, literacy consultant, and author enables me to fulfill my lifelong commitment to helping kids become successful readers. I return to my cozy retreat and the warmth of my beloved island friends as often as possible.

Why the Owner Chose Saint Simons Island, GA, USA:
I lived in the Tabby Cottage from 1980-1997. I bought the cottage in 1980 from Sam Roberts, the owner and builder of the cottage. Then and now, Sam's masonry craftsmanship is evident throughout the home. Few homes today are as well-constructed. The tabby floors and stone exterior reflect the island's history. The home is embraced by the neighborhood's live oaks and Spanish moss. Turning into my street is immediately transporting. Going to sleep to the lullaby of crickets and cicadas and waking up to the singing birds lets me know that I am home.

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Speaks: english



  • Study/Library


  • Enjoying coffee and camellias on the back patio brightens any winter day.

    Enjoying coffee and camellias on the back patio brightens any winter day.

  • St. Simons Pier

    St. Simons Pier

  • Gascoigne Bluff

    Gascoigne Bluff

  • Driftwood Beach-magical nature walk and photographer's mecca

    Driftwood Beach-magical nature walk and photographer's mecca

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Reading nook in bedroom

    Reading nook in bedroom

  • Miles of wide, uncrowded beaches

    Miles of wide, uncrowded beaches

  • Birdwatching on the marsh

    Birdwatching on the marsh

  • Let's go kayaking!

    Let's go kayaking!

VRBO #487458

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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