About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 nights
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
The Summer House on the Island of Tybee is located in a quiet friendly neighborhood, within walking distance to almost everything on the island. The house is a circa 1925 home that has been lovingly restored to keep up with the times, but retains 'The Summer House' charm. The caretaker lives on the property in a small apartment. There are three porches, a porch swing, an outdoor shower, a small yard and gardens to enjoy.
Bicycles and pedestrians walk on the street, the market is a few doors away, the beach which is 1 1/2 blocks away is the most favored on the island. There are cabs to take you most anywhere else on the island.
The house is bright and airy. It has 3 bedrooms. No. 1 has a queen bed. No. 2 has two bunk beds all twin sized and sleeps 4, the 3rd bedroom is located by a spiral staircase with it's own bath and sitting area.
There is one bath that has a tub/shower, the other has only a shower. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the conveniences of your own home, there is even a drawer full of spices for your use.
Amenities include, TV, internet, an assortment of toys and games for beach and home. The home is centrally cooled with ceiling fans in each room, with the exception of the larger sitting room bedroom which has a window A/C, heat. Enjoy The Summer House on Tybee Island, a vacation to remember.
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 10, 2018
About Caren Madsen
I am a creative soul. Living on the island at the end of the world... at least that is what it feels like sometimes. Surrounded by water on 3 sides there is no where to go except Savannah. And what a place that is! Two of my favorite places, Tybee Island and Savannah.
Caren Madsen purchased this House in 2013
Why Caren Madsen chose Tybee Island
The house is lovingly restored, integrity true to it's age. It is in my thoughts, the perfect summer house. Porches and beaded board, bright and airy, the house has many spaces and many amenities not found in modern structures. It has grace and charm of it's own. Located 1 1/2 blocks from the ocean and close to the grocery. Most everything you want on the island is within walking distance.
What makes this House unique
Porches, an outdoor shower. A porch swing. Privacy and outdoor spaces. Antique home with modern fixtures. Hardwood floors and ceiling fans. A comfortable place to take your shoes off. Clean and lived in, not overly designed.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Relaxing, wonderful, laid back stay
Carens home is absolutely beautiful! So close to the beach so we didn't have to worry about parking. Close to the grocery store-- don't even need to drive! Great location on the island, right in the middle of everything but quiet enough that you aren't bothered. The home is decorated so nicely- so quaint and sweet!! Highly recommend and will be back!
The home was comfortable, convenient, and had all the necessities!
We had a great time in Tybee Island! The location of this house couldn't have been more convenient, as it was across the street from the market, walking distance from the restaurants/bars, and of course, across the street from the beach! The home is equipped with everything we needed, from kitchen stuff, plenty of blankets and pillows, beautiful porches, and beach toys/chairs! Check in/check out was seamless, and Caren had some great recommendations! I highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a great Tybee Beach rental!
A lovely home!
The home was beautiful with plenty of room and space for privacy while still being together! Caren was very helpful and friendly.
Perfect beach cottage!
Summer House on Tybee is an absolute jewel. We felt so comfortable and at home. Caren goes out of her way to provide the nicest of everything needed. From bedding and kitchen supplies to games, movies, books, beach stuff and even a shell and rock collection. I will be back!!
Great family retreat
Our stay at this property was wonderful. We had our 3 year old and one year old with us, and the second bedroom with the bunk beds was perfect. She also had a pack n play for the little one. As previous reviewers have said, essentially everything is walking distance from the property. The house was in great shape. No complaints at all. Owner lives on first floor of property and was very responsive, and even gave suggestions regarding things to do.
Great cottage rental
This is a very nice rental. The screened-in porch is great. The outside shower is fantastic for showering off the sand from the beach. It's only a couple blocks from the beach so it's a very easy walk. The house is very comfortable and has everything you need. The grocery is just across the street which is very convenient but be aware there's a lot of noise from trucks backing up and unloading early in the morning. I would recommend replacing some of the beach stuff that is unusable from being rusted out like a new useable beach umbrella would have been nice. There's plenty of restaurants in the area. I'd highly recommend Coco's and AJ's Dockside for the ambiance and food. I would not hesitate to stay here again. We had a fantastic vacation here with our two 4 year old boys.
Mike, I am so sorry about the beach umbrella, and wish you would have mentioned it in time for me to correct the problem while you could enjoy it. It is the nature of metal in this climate to corrode easily. I am getting another umbrella today - hopefully you will return and I'll be sure to check the beach equipment prior to your visit. Unfortunately the proximity of the market is both a blessing and a noise maker - some days are worse than others and unfortunately you hit the wrong days. I am happy to see these problems did not impact your overall enjoyment during your vacation. I hope to see you back on Tybee in the future! It is always great to see young children visit - and your boys are adorable! Thanks for staying and do come again. Caren