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Last House on 11th Street. Adjacent to beach path Private Pool

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Den, 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Come experience THE EMBASEA on beautiful East Beach, St. Simons Island, GA. Walk out the front door and directly onto the 11th St beach path. Bring your family or friends and relax at the Embasea; you will want to make it your vacation spot year after year.

The Embasea welcomes you with gorgeous live oaks and gas lanterns. The tabby construction invokes a historic beach house but with all modern amenities.

An elevator makes moving in a snap.

The corner beach lot allows for front and side parking. There is a huge three car garage with ample room for all of your bikes and beach toys or it can be used as an indoor skating rink or bike track for the kids on a rainy day. On the back side of the house, there is a private pool and deck area for you and your guests to enjoy when you need a break from the beach.

Inside, you will first notice the beautiful 300 year old heart pine floors. The main living area includes a family room with a plasma television, integrated stereo system, game table, piano, fireplace. The dining area has an oversized farm table with seating for 10 comfortably as well as four additional stools at the granite top breakfast bar. The open floor plan promotes a totally relaxed atmosphere to enjoy with your family/friends.

The kitchen is a chef's dream with everything needed to serve a crowd. From this main living area there are French doors which open up to a large screen porch with outdoor living and dining areas. Finally, there is a powder room and a laundry room with storage and an extra refrigerator.

This main level has a bedroom with a queen size bed, large walk-in closet and full private bath. This room is perfect for those guests that don't want to stay on the upper bedroom level.

Also on the main level is a large study with trundle beds that can serve as an extra (6th) bedroom. It is great place for kids to watch their videos on the flat panel LCD television or you can use the desk with high-speed internet connection to catch up on your e-mails.

The third floor has four bedrooms each with its own private full bath. All four upstairs bedrooms have king size beds. Every room in The EmbaSea has plenty of closet space and its own TV/DVD player. There is also a second laundry on this floor.

The master suite features a huge walk-in closet large enough for a crib or pack & play and a gorgeous bathroom with a jacuzzi tub, his and her vanity and large double headed shower with seamless glass walls. The master and one other bedroom on this level have French doors that open up to a private deck with access to the widow's walk on the roof and the pool below.

The 16'x40' widow's walk on the roof of the home boasts an amazing view up and down the beach. It is a great place to sunbathe or enjoy a cocktail at sunset as you listen to the ocean or the integrated stereo system.

The pool area is very private with tropical landscaping. The pool includes a shelf for kids to play on or adult lounging. There is an outdoor hot/cold shower and a half bath in the garage so you don't have to go upstairs.

As you leave The EmbaSea, you are only steps from the white sand beaches of St. Simons Island or a short ride to a myriad of restaurants, bars, shopping or family activities.

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Kacy and Matt McKenna
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 9, 2017

About Kacy and Matt McKenna

We live in Houston, Texas but are native Georgians. We are in the process of retiring and relocating to Macon, GA - Matt's hometown. We have restored a 110 year old house there and look forward to living close to St. Simons so we can go visit often.

Why Kacy and Matt McKenna chose Coastal

What we hear over and over is that our pictures do not do the house and location justice. We are one of the closest houses to the beach in all of East Beach because the 11th Street path is very short. If you look at a map of East Beach you will see that some of the paths (3rd St, 5th St for example) are quite a hike to reach the beach. Our beach path is really short

What makes this house unique

We are Sea Island members and can arrange for guest passes at the member rate.


Saint Simons Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Children not allowed to use the pool or elevator without adult supervision
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5.5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (4) Four bedrooms have king beds., Queen size Beds (1) One bedroom has a queen bed, Twin or Single Beds (2) Trundle in study has two full sized twin beds., Baby Cribs (1) Pac and play (no sheets) provided. Also high chair
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(32 traveler reviews)

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Last House on 11th Street. Adjacent to beach path Private Pool
average rating of 4.96875 based on 32 reviews

Beautiful home close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

This home is perfect for a large family. We absolutely loved the private tree covered pathway to the beach. The stairs leading up to the roof top deck were a bit scary but the view was worth the climb. There are so many wonderful amenities including 6 bikes! Absolutely loved everything about this beautiful home and charming island. We can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Very nice

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Beautiful, spacious home

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect house for our group! It is beautiful, big, spacious, and so close to the beach. The pool was perfect for our young kids, and the sleeping arrangements were perfect for our several different families and kids. Several closets big enough to stick the babies in! We had one minor issue with an AC malfunction, and the owners were so prompt and responsive and had it fixed immediately. Would highly recommend this house!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Home

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic, beautiful house with plenty of room for a large family. Ample parking space and wonderful location on East Beach. Fully stocked kitchen, large bedrooms, and a beautiful pool and sun deck. The owner took care of all of our questions and even called to check in on us. Would definitely recommend for large families.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The Embasea was an amazing house. We were a family of 12 with four children 2 years old and under and there was plenty of room for all. The closet for the master bedroom was actually the size of a small bedroom and made a perfect spot for two pack n' plays. With small children we ate most of our meals at the house and the kitchen had everything we could possibly need. The beach, just a short walk from the house, was almost like our own private beach. The rooftop deck was our favorite spot in the evening to enjoy the view and ocean breeze. I have stayed at other VRBO homes and I have to say this is my favorite so far. Kay was great to work with and made the booking process very easy. Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house was exactly as pictured, but somehow the pictures don't do it justice. In the pictures, you can't see the beautiful hardwood floors, or how high the ceilings are, or the wonderful flow of the house, or how open and airy it feels, or how large it actually is, or how cosy it can be. Need I say more?

My Mom and my 3 sisters and I had the good fortune to stay in this phenomenal home (it was more than a house) for 10 glorious days. We each had our own room with ensuite bathroom. Each bedroom was large and beautifully decorated, as was the entire house! It was difficult leaving the property to explore the island and others nearby, but somehow we managed.

We have gotten together and taken a trip every other year for the past 8 years, and of all the houses we have enjoyed, Embasea is the most impressive we have experienced. It was well taken care of, well stocked, and the rooftop deck was awesome! The pool was heavenly. We tore ourselves away from this glorious place on Friday 9-2, and after a brief stop off at my sister's home, I returned to my home on 9-4 and imagine my surprise when I found the check from the owner for the return of our deposit. It had actually beat me home!

We visit a different place every 2 years, but there has been some talk about this home becoming our 'go-to' place in the future. Thanks, Kay, for the memories.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $225
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Reservations not valid until confirmed by owner

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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