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Azalea Cottage 8 mi. to Okefenokee Swamp and walk to Train Watching Platform

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Recently renovated 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house close to Okefenokee Swamp

The Azalea Cottage is a recently renovated house with 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, and 1 half bath. The house sleeps up to 8 people (with 3 beds and a sleeper sofa). A washer and dryer is included for your convenience. Relax on the front porch swing. Train watchers are within easy walking distance (2 blocks) of the train watching platform, as well as the Train Museum in downtown Folkston. The Okefenokee Swamp, is a short 8 mile drive where you can enjoy scenic views and see a variety of wildlife (including alligators). Take a guided boat tour of the swamp or rent a boat and tour the swamp at your own pace. You can also enjoy the raised boardwalk through the swamp and climb the tower at the end for an expansive view of the swamp. An informative visitor's center will educate you and your family about the swamp and its wildlife.


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

Amenities

Folkston Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , sink
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , sink
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Attractions:
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
Notes:
Long term renters considered. Please ask the owner.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Azalea Cottage 8 mi. to Okefenokee Swamp and walk to Train Watching Platform
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews
5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Awesome! So cute and quaint!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Clean, Comfortable, Convenient

  • 4 of 5

The Azalea cottage was so convenient to the swamp where we had a beautiful day to paddle. The house had plenty of room and the kitchen had everything we needed plus more. Enjoyed using the waffle iron and the indoor outdoor grill. Enjoyed walking around town and meeting people in Folkston. Most of all it was nice to be warm and see the sun. Thanks Lucy.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Great house and location!

  • 5 of 5

Great location! Close to trains and Okefenokee! The house was super comfortable and had everything we needed!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

A perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is charming, and its surrounding azaleas are divine. Only two blocks from the train tracks which didn't bother us at all, and provided our first opportunity to train watch. So close to Okefenokee Swamp, our main destination and an easy drive to St. Marys which we also enjoyed. Just delightful, and thank you.

Trudy R.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A GREAT THANKSGIVING

  • 5 of 5

The house was much bigger than we expected. Enjoyed family time and was able to visit the Okefenokee Swamp Park in Waycross. Loved the train watching platform and pray that everyone found something in the folder to keep. Cooked a full Thanksgiving Dinner and didn't turn on the TV at all. Recommend...Folkston is a beautiful, peaceful town. The people were great. Loved the birds outside. God Bless- Have a wonderful Christmas.

180Movie.com

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

House was in great condition, clean and perfect for our needs. Would totally recommend this house. Also Lucy was very diligent and helpful.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
St. Marys, Ga to Cumberland Island
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Okefenokee Restaurant
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Jekyll Island and St. Simons Island
Car: necessary

Relax on the front porch swing and catch a glimpse of the many trains that pass through Folkston each day. Visit the Train Museum in the old restored depot in downtown Folkston. Walk around town for an ice cream cone or soup and sandwich at Whistlin' Dixie's and join the ever present group of train watchers at the Funnel. Take a short ride to the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge for a guided tour of the pristine wilderness or rent a boat for a closer look at the alligators in the cypress swamp. Take a day trip to historic St. Marys where ferries daily cruise the open waters of the St. Marys River forty-five minutes to Cumberland Island where you will see wild horses, deer and turkeys on your walk across the island to the Atlantic Ocean beach. Take other day trips to St. Simons, Jekyll, or Amelia Island.

At the end of the day enjoy a fine dinner at the Okefenokee Restaurant in Folkston or

Lang's seafood in St. Marys.

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Rates & Availability

Folkston Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
$675
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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