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Sleep up to 16 comfortably, only 500 feet from the beach!

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,543 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 bath, full kitchen, lots of space and 3 minute walk from beach!

Amazingly close to the ocean. No sweating by the time you're settled in on the beach. Over 2500 sq.ft, in residential section, but 500 feet from beach! Main part of home built in 1898. 3 bedrooms with king beds, and an additional bunk bed room; all rooms have HD flat screen TVs. 2 full baths. Fully equipped kitchen with all new appliances including dishwasher; multi-windowed breakfast nook, dining room seats 10 comfortably, rec room upstairs including kitchenette with microwave, mini-fridge, coffee maker and blender. 24 hr ice w/n easy walking. Ocean view from upstairs bedroom, can hear the beach in front yard. Two screened-in porches with mini-fridges and furniture. Security system. Parking for up to 5 vehicles. Games and some beach equipment. Flat-screen TVs in 2 living areas and all bedrooms, DVD players in upstairs rec room and 3 bedrooms. Sleeps 12 on beds and pull out sofa. Also available are a twin rollaway bed, 2 twin cots, and a full size air mattress allowing you to sleep 16 comfortably. Plenty of space for 12 + people.


Property Manager
Mary Jo Weaver
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2017

About Mary Jo Weaver

Frank and Paula Fox (Teamfox) hail from Lebanon, TN. We honeymooned in Savannah in 2004 and bought 2 condos in the Historic District. With bad knees and stairs to climb, and the fact that we came to the beach every day that we could while in Savannah, we ended up purchasing 'Foxhaven' at 3 Jones Avenue. Our home in Lebanon was built in 1906 so we have very little fear of tackling the renovation and upgrading of this home built in 1898. We love to travel and we've tried to include all the amenities that we would look for ourselves. We can't believe we are so close to the beach! Frank loves surf-fishing and flew his first kite on Tybee's beach. Paula loves the ocean and kite-flying and wave watching. . . and turning old houses into enjoyable homes. They have two grown children. Their son will be married on the beach, 6/7/2015. And the wedding party will stay. . . .at FOXHAVEN until they boot us out for their honeymoon! Their daughter is an event planner (go figure) and is thrilled to add FOXHAVEN to her event venues. So book early and often, we'll be filling up quickly. We believe in angels and the efforts that 'they' have made to ensure that FOXHAVEN becomes a reality for many to enjoy through the years.

Mary Jo Weaver purchased this house in 2014

Why Mary Jo Weaver chose Coastal

Teamfox was 'just looking'. We had recently sold condos in Savannah because of high association dues, traffic, etc. There were no plans to add another property for some time. 'Just looking' we passed the 3 Jones Avenue listing that our wonderful real estate agent, Lyn McCuen, Coldwell Bankers, gave us, we pretty much kept on driving. We said 'too much of a fixer-upper. we already have an old house'. Then . . . .we took the right turn onto Solomon and there was the access to the BEACH. We stopped in the middle of the road with our mouths open. And we prayed that if this was in any way possible, we would try to make it a reality. Well, the stars lined up and the angel army has gone to work and . . . . .we'd like to welcome you to FOXHAVEN. A lazy, crafty get-away to the beach.

What makes this house unique

SOoooooo VERY close to the beach. Screened in porches with furniture and mini-fridges (no need to go inside for another beverage). LOTS of room. Two of the bedrooms are large with a full rec/bonus room upstairs with internet, wifi, HD flat screen TV, microwave, mini-fridge, blender and coffee maker. A game table upstairs can be quickly assembled and games are available. Frank believes in king-sized beds, so they are in all the bedrooms. The dining room seats 10 and there is a crock pot and roasting pan for a family dinner if eating out becomes a hassle. The large laundry room with full-sized washer and dryer allow you to keep it all clean and dry. Each bedroom will have a laundry basket and clothes rack available, AND there is a 'dressing area' downstairs between two bedrooms, bath, and laundry. This area has mirrored medicine cabinet for primping, so one can get ready while others are sleeping or bathing. There are hair dryers in both bathrooms (with adequate lighting for makeup, etc) and iron and ironing board (but our humidity makes them a rarely needed commodity) in the laundry room. The porches, a 4-burner gas grill, and rather large lot make life outside as much fun as indoors, in case there are those who aren't totally in love with the nearby (really!) beach. We are pet friendly with an extra deposit and prior approval. FOXHAVEN is on the 'shuttle route' so you can probably flag a ride if you need to run into town. Certainly you can call them to come for you. There is trash pick up and an on-call handyman for minor emergencies. Please. . .book early and often. You'll be pleased with the experience.

Amenities

Tybee Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2543 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sand's Gone - outdoor shower , Great for after the beach or if others full. Hot & Cold.
    Fun in blue - toilet , combination tub/shower , vanity, mirrored medicine cabinet, linens, hair dryer
    Lots o' Dots - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large, vanity, storage, linens, hair dryer,
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Newly added bathroom with double vanity
  • Bathrooms stocked with two rolls of toilet paper each per rental period. Additional will likely be needed depending on number of guests and length of stay. Bath Towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Just Sleepin' - 1 king , chest of drawers, HDTV
    Cozy Nights - 1 king , dresser, HDTV, DVD Player, french doors to porch, wood stove
    Cowboy Saloon - 1 bunk bed , Bunkbed, HDTV, DVD Player; limited privacy
    Ocean Dreams - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Master Suite, HDTV, DVD Player, Bathroom
  • All bedrooms have windows, flat screen HDTVs, wifi access, chest of drawers, mirror. Both downstairs king bedrooms have door lock. Bunk bed room is separated by swinging saloon style 1/2 doors so it only offers limited privacy. All rooms have laundry baskets and underbed storage. a/c & heat. Linens provided, Some extra linens left in residence, but washer is available if needed. Master Bedroom (upstairs) also has trundle bed and room for playpen or crib if needed for little ones.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Location is quiet, residential, but less than a block from beach; in the other direction: bar, grill, convenience and package store, pharmacy, laundromat (if necessary), ice cream shoppe, beach supply shop, and Tybee 'shuttle' runs most of the time, especially weekends. Then. . . .there's Historic Savannah, 15 minutes away, with tours, dining, museums, shopping, theatre, etc.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.775 based on 40 reviews
5

Loved the place. Lots of room. Amazingly close to the beach!!!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for letting our Girl Scout group use your house. The painted furniture throughout is so cozy. The decor is so fun for the area. Three big bathrooms. Everything was very clean. 8 girls slept upstairs and each adult had their own bedroom downstairs! had plenty of dishes and towels for our large group. Extra condements and syrup in the cabinet completed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay and how close it was to the beach! House is beautiful!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Many memories made here for our Girl Scout Troop

  • 5 of 5

Our Girl Scout troop stayed at this house. We had 11 girls and adults and had plenty of room (and hot water). The girls took over the upstairs and pretty much only came down for meals and the ocean which is so close.

The house is in a quiet neighborhood and is constantly being updated. Don't miss that there are 3 bathrooms in the house. We were able to get everyone in and out of the bathroom quickly and all sit down to eat together. The outdoor shower to rinse off after being at the beach is a nice addition. The girls loved it.

Speaking of beach, it was like having our own private beach. We had very few people at it when we were there. The girls loved it. Other things we did while we stayed was a day trip to Savannah's historic district where we did a trolley tour with Old Town Trolley, ate lunch at Lady and Sons and toured Juliette Low's Birthplace. We also toured Wormsloe Historic Site and Tybee Lighthouse and at The Crab Shack. Last day we did an ecology session at Tybee Marine Science Center (Emily was the best) and did a dolphin tour with Captain Mike (saw lots of dolphins).

Thank you Fox Haven for a wonderful time and memories of a lifetime. This house did not disappoint.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Beach House In A Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Don't let the age of this house fool you. It is clean, very cool and roomy. We had plenty of space and it was no trouble getting to the beach. It is a short walk to the ocean; great access! The style of this house fits right into the environment of Tybee Island and the owner has even provided a little bit of history on this place. Convenient walking distance to The Sugar Shack, a seafood place, liquor store and a souvenir shop so once you arrive, you don't have to drive anywhere if you don't want to. There was a small issue with a breaker and it was repaired very quickly by an electrician. If I ever come here again with a large group, will definitely book this place again.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great beach Home with lots of room!!

  • 5 of 5

Fox haven will be where my family stays every time we go to Tybee! The beach is just a small side street away. Very nice walk way right to the waters edge. The house is very spacious and comes with amenities not even listed! There are two washers and driers which was great for our multiple large family. The owner was very nice and answered all my questions before our trip and Amy was very helpful once we arrived. This was our first time to rent a house. Thanks for the memories Foxhaven!!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at Foxhaven and we would be pleased to have you and your family back anytime.
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Charming Beach Shack Close to Beach

  • 5 of 5

Great for a low-key getaway, especially with small kids. 3-minute walk to the beach, fully equipped kitchen, great outdoor shower, tv/cable in almost every room. Two screened in porches were a nice, cool, bug-free spot to wind down at the end of the day. Plenty of good dining spots on/around the island. AJ's was the best of the ones we tried, but the seafood restaurant and ice cream shack around the corner were great too. Mattresses had you looking forward to your home bed by the end of the trip. If 30A and Gucci loafers are your scene, Tybee isn't for you, but if you're looking for a relatively cheap way to get a bunch of people to a nice, family beach that's not crowded, you'll love it.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
26.6 Miles
Savannah/Hilton Head Internation Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
North Beach Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
10.8 Miles
The Wilmington Island Club
Nearest Train
20.2 Miles
Amtrak Station-SAV
Nearest Motorway
40 Metres
Highway 80E/Butler Ave/First St.
Nearest Restaurant
45 Metres
The Sundae Cafe
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Tybee Island Beach
Car: not necessary

Turtle Watching, various local YMCA and Art Association events. Owners have participated in: Early St. Patrick's Day Parade, Pirate Festival, Easter Sunrise service on the Pier, 4th of July fireworks on the beach. Also surfing events, charity marathon runs.

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Rates & Availability

Tybee Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Mar 16 2017 - Oct 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$349
$2,098
 
 
Fall 2017
Oct 18 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$249
$1,398
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$349
$2,098
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 3 2018 - Mar 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$249
$1,398
 
 
Summer 2018
Mar 15 2018 - Oct 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$349
$2,098
 
 
Fall 2018
Oct 16 2018 - Dec 21 2018
3 night minimum stay
$249
$2,098
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$249
$1,398
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

Above Rates do not include cleaning fees, any pet fees, booking/administrative fee.

Off Season: $249 per night/ $1398 per week
Peak Season: $349 per night/ $2098 per week

Cleaning Fee: $250
Pet Fee: $100 (additional amount TBD if more than one pet)
Booking/Administrative Fee: $30
Additional Cleaning Fee for 10+ Guests: $50

Refundable Damage Deposit: $300

Replacement charges may apply for lost keys.
Fee assessed for any furniture not returned to it's original location at the end of your stay.
Inventory taken after each rental, so please be sure to leave all Foxhaven property or replacement fees may apply for missing items.
Smoke Removal Fee of $300 will be charged if any indication of smoking inside the property or on screened porches is found.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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