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Adorable Waterfront 2 Bedroom One Bath 1220 Guest Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Watch The Dolphins Swim By As You Relax In This Cottage On Borrell Creek.

This adorable cozy 2/1 fully furnished cottage on the river here in historic St. Marys Ga. is ready for you! This guest cottage is below our main home and has it's own separate entrance. The cottage is super clean, tastefully decorated and located only 4 miles from downtown Historic St Mary's Georgia. Take the ferry to Cumberland Island for the day, or head 30 minutes south to beautiful Fernandina Beach for the day. For all the boaters, there are two public boat ramps in St. Marys. We are just 20 minutes from Jacksonville airport and 15 minutes by boat to downtown Fernandina beach Fl. There is SO MUCH to see and do here. Whether you are looking for an excursion filled vacation or a relaxing getaway we've got you covered.

More Details

Dori Hegi
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018

Why Dori Hegi chose Saint Marys

This property is 35 minutes from downtown Jacksonville, 25 minutes from the Jacksonville airport, and 70 minutes south of from Savannah.

What makes this guest house unique

We are a bit different from some of the other VRBO's in that we are truly on the water, yet a bike ride from the down town Historic St Marys waterfront. Both bedrooms have a water view where you will view incredible sunrises and sunsets. Depending on the time of year, you can see dolphin, manatee, otter, deer and an array of incredible birds. It is truly a little piece of paradise.


Saint Marys Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • 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 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 1 bathroom with tub/shower combination.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size, pillow top mattresses. One of the bedrooms is attached to the bathroom.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Adorable Waterfront 2 Bedroom One Bath 1220 Guest Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Charming apartment, beautiful setting, lovely hosts

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have asked for a finer place to stay. The apartment's fabulous and the location's great—we went to Cumberland Island one day, St. Augustine the next. Crooked River State Park was a short drive and St. Marys is a lovely town, fun to explore. In the afternoons, we sat on the patio, gazed out at St. Marys River, and did some birdwatching: a great pleasure. Our hosts were welcoming and warm. We hope to come again!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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the home was fantastic

  • 5 of 5

The property had all ammenaties one could ask for, the owners are friendly and helpful ,We will more than likely return.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plymouth, UK

Peaceful Retreat, Super Owners

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for 4 nights with my wife. Lovely quiet location on the river. Owners live on site and couldn't be more helpful. The apartment has almost everything you might need so check what is there before heading for the supermarket. Will stay here again when next in the area.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful peaceful setting on the marsh

  • 5 of 5

the accommodations and the Hegi's were the very best we have encountered. we had the ground floor of a new two story coastal property. there are 2 large bedrooms , a well appointed galley kitchen, dining area and a very comfortable living area. the view on the marsh was almost 180 degrees. the wild life abounds.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tyrone, GA

Fabulous Vacation on the Georgia Coast

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time staying at the Hegis' beautiful home on the St. Mary's river. The pictures are lovely but the home and the setting are even better! The lower level apartment is lovely. The interior is beautifully decorated but comfortable and relaxed and has everything you could possibly need. The patio overlooking the river is a wonderful place to sit and enjoy the amazing view. My children and I enjoyed our mornings overlooking the river and watching and listening to the birds and watching the tide come in and go out. We even saw a bald eagle overhead one morning. Another morning we watched as two dolphins swam up the river. Really it was a magical location and we could have spent our whole vacation just there, but there were too many other wonderful places to check out. It was easy to take the ferry over to Cumberland Island one day. Another day we went over to Jekyll Island and checked out the Sea Turtle Center. Another day we ventured over to Fort Clinch State Park on Amelia Island and explored the old fort and the beach. The Hegis were wonderful hosts and very attentive to anything we needed. Really, it was a magical vacation. We can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cumberland Island National Seashore
Lang's Marina Restaurant
Cumberland Island National Seashore Visitor Center
Cedar Oak Cafe
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Jacksonville, Florida
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Osprey Cove
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Fernadina Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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