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Your Boating and Fishing Headquarters

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Bring Your Boat. Or use my Kayaks!

Large one bedroom apartment with all the amenities of home. . Enjoy stunning views from your window as you look out over a deep water river and large expansive marshland. Dock access to fish, crab and relax is included in your rental. Also, boat owners please note I have enough room to accommodate your boat up to 50 feet. We catch trout, redfish, flounder, crab, shrimp, etc right off the dock. The manatees come up yearly and hang out!

The inside is recently remodeled with 2 queen beds in the large bedroom (15 foot by 25 foot). The kitchen/living area has a sleeper sofa.. All pots and pans and cooking utensils are available for your use. Kayaks are included. Washer/dryer and dishwasher.

More Details

Jim Peagler
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Jim Peagler

I am a native of this area and familiar with all The Golden Isles of Georgia have to offer. I have recently retired and enjoy hosting people in my cottage, traveling, nature, exercising, and cooking.

Jim Peagler purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Jim Peagler chose Epworth Acres

My property is unique in that it is located on a deep water creek with dock access. Your doorway is less than 25 feet from the creek. I am at the end of a cul de sac with my left side being flanked by county owned wooded property and my neighbor owns two acres on the other side making for a very peaceful and secluded setting yet only 1/4 of a mile from shopping, restaurants, nightlife, the movie theatre, golf, and other activities.

Wildlife abounds as various assortments of birds, fish, deer, alligators, manatees, gars, river otters, minks, and crab can be seen by the patient observer. Relax outdoors under a huge live oak tree canopy!

What makes this apartment unique

The location is near all the best shopping, golf, and restaurants on St Simons Island. The property is on deep water and allows the use of the dock and dock house for leisure time or to tie your boat to. The dock house has a fish cleaning station to get your catch ready! Fifteen feet from the dock on the water is a communal fire pit where you can relax, keep warm, and enjoy the beauty this area has to offer. Kayaks included.


Epworth Acres Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom has a commode and a walk in tile shower with rain head in a separate room. In the adjoining room there is a large vanity/sink and medium size stack washer dryer combo.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , and one roll away bed
  • The bedroom has 2 queen beds, and 1 roll away A 38 inch high definition television is provided. There is a cedar line closet to store your belongings. There is a sleeper sofa in the living room/kitchen.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Please read my attached rental agreement. I travel a lot but I reserve the right to occupy my adjacent property and to inspect my property as necessary during your stay.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

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Your Boating and Fishing Headquarters
average rating of 4.794872 based on 39 reviews

This is not your standard "cookie-cutter" rental!

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a quiet, safe, comfortable, clean, place to relax and enjoy getting away from every day life. Tommy provided this and more. We are very picky about our comfort when sleeping. These beds gave us a good night's sleep. Everything is here that you need. Our favorite part was that it is on a cul-de-sac providing no traffic, no road noise AND most of all the natural setting which invites you to just sit on the dock and watch nature. There are several unique features in the outdoor space. I won't spoil your fun by describing them, you must see for yourself. Tommy is so sweet and helpful. He does not interfere with your time there but if you want to talk or ask questions, he is a wealth of information. Our two most favorite places were the Frederica Restuarant, just a few blocks away, and shopping in town at the pier. Don't forget to check out the visitor's center, and the fort, the museums. This island is beautiful, and worth your time. Say hello to Tommy for us

Cyndi and Sandy 05/2017

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!!!
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Falls Church, Virginia.

Great stay in SSI

  • 5 of 5

Great location, gracious host, excellent views of the river and marsh (including aligator!). Nice digs: clean, comfortable.

Recommend visiting Jekyll island and touring the "cottages", Fort Federica, Lighthouse, Ghost Walk, charter fishing trip, Broadfield Plantation and of course the beaches!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Y'all were great!
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Very peaceful. Very clean. Just what we were looking for.

  • 5 of 5

Mr Tommy was very gracious. The room was very clean and well provided for. It sits just far enough off road to be quiet and peaceful. My husband and I loved it. The dock was my husbands favorite place to just sit and watch the water. We can't wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You!!
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  • 3 of 5

It was very clean and a good location. The beds were not comfortable. Two queens size in the same room. Sheets had no elastic in fitted sheet. Came off the bed during the night. Very old mattresses. We would go back if beds were changed.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: One of those beds is brand new. They are commercial firm hotel mattresses. I would have given you a new sheet if you had only asked me. But yet you said nothing to me,
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Great base for exploring this wonderful island

  • 5 of 5

Tommy was a great host, present but not intrusive. Apartment was the perfect base to explore the island, come back and relax on the dock, sometimes fish. Saw dolphins from the dock, as well as other wildlife. There was always a breeze to cool the dock. We had a great time and hope to come back soon. Saint Simons is a really friendly (and dog friendly) island with lots of places we have yet to explore.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you
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Warner Robins

Great Vacation Spot!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I come to visit SSI every summer. This summer we decided to try and stay somewhere different. We rented both of the apartments that Mr. Pickering had to offer at his place. He was super helpful and allowed us usage of his dock where we fished and crabbed each day. We loved the patio area and ended up making a low country boil which we made by using his pot and burners under the patio. Each unit has an ample kitchen area and many utensils that you would need to cook while there. Bathrooms are updated and flat screens are included. We love the location because it is located near many restaurants, Red Fern Village, Bennie's Red Barn, a Harris Teeter, etc. We will definitely return in the future! Thanks for a great experience at SSI this year!


  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
McKinnon on Saint Simons Island
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
5 restuarants w/bars
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sea Palms
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
3 Saint Simons, Jekyll Island, Sea Island


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $30

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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