About the property
- House2300 sqft
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay3 nights
House, 3 1/2 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6)
This house has a screened-in porch, 57 ft. long, looking out over the marshes and a tidal creek with a view of Sapelo Island in the distance. Adjacent to the porch is a 16X18 ft. deck. Sit in our Hot Springs hot tub at night on that deck under a canopy of brilliant stars, undiminished by civilization's lights. There are five sets of french doors that open onto the porch on the southeast side. Open the front door and the french doors, and a gentle breeze blows through the whole house. Yet the whole house is quite private. Our house is adjacent, but away from your viewscape. No other neighbors are visible.
The kitchen overlooks the great room, with a view of the marsh through three sets of French doors. The master bedroom suite is on one side of the house, with the other two bedrooms on the other side. Two bedrooms, with King size beds and high-thread-count linens have French doors that open up to the porch. Or sleep on the bed on the porch, if you like. An office and den and the dining room is on the northwest. They overlook an almost private lagoon, that you can fish in and is full of wildlife and exotic birds, which include wood storks, black-crowned night -herons, white ibis', great egrets and snowy egrets, little blue herons, tri-colored herons, green herons, hooded mergansers and pileated woodpeckers. Porpoises will occasionally forage in the tidal creek right next to the house. The third bedroom, with a queen bed, views the lagoon and a corner of the marsh. We also have an office (with a futon) that faces the lagoon. If you just want to hang out, we have a flat screen HDTV, Blu Ray player, Netflix instant stream movies, plus a wonderful sound system.
Two sit-on-top double kayaks and one canoe are on-site, making it easy to get on the tidal creek right from our property. We also have eight bikes (five fat tire adult and three youth of various sizes). If you bring your own, we recommend fat tire bikes if you plan on riding on any of the many sandy roads. However there are many good rides for skinny tire bikes. For motor boats, there is a public launch for a fee (back-in trailer for free) a few miles away. Take your own boat out to Sapelo Island (within sight of the house) and its beautiful beaches, or take the $2 ferry from it's launch a mile away. Drive 25, min. to the Harris Neck Wildlife Reserve and see the finest bird rookeries on the Georgia Coast and probably the whole southeast Atlantic Coast.
Please note that we offer a 10% discount for returning guests.
Keywords: tidal creek,lagoon,pond,water,birds,deck,porch,hot tub,wildlife,kayaking,Sapelo,kayaks,wood storks,egrets,herons
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- May 15, 2018
Susan until 09/09 was director of Canopy Studio, an aerial arts teaching and performing center in Athens, GA. Don built Canopy Studio and did the rigging and technical work there. He now makes carbon fiber dance trapezes and sells them all over the world. Susan still teaches some workshops and master classes around the country, but mostly she teaches occasional workshop/retreats to aerialists that come from around the country to the aerial dance studio that Don built next to Marshbreeze (which opended April, '13). They met in New York City (where Susan taught and performed and Don was a commercial photographer) before moving to the SF bay area for 9 years, then to Athens for 10 years. Now they are full time in Darien.
Owner purchased this House in 2006
Why Owner chose Darien
We decided that we love the marsh more than the beaches. There is so much wildlife just off our deck. It never gets dull. One minute it is tranquil with a golden glow sunset. Then, other times we are treated with a symphony of thunder and lightning. We like the proximity to Savannah as well as the civilized Jacksonville airport.
What makes this House unique
Fabulous for bird watchers.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Beautiful,serene marsh property
This property is amazing. My husband and I take our 2 Belgian Shepherds with us when we go on vacation. We all loved the screened in back porch overlooking a spectacular marsh view. We saw a variety of birds. A birdwatchers delight. My 12 yr old dog especially loved having a ramp to get into the house . Great seafood restaurants nearby. Savannah is a short drive. All kind of water toys and bikes to use. A lovely place to walk our dogs . The owners home is close by but you would never know it. They are available if you need them , and are personable . HarrisNeck refuge is awesome. We saw colonies of nesting wood storks along with herons,egrets.
The house has everything you need.
This vacation has been our best marsh vacation to date.
We plan on returning and exploring the area even further soon.
Thank you for sharing your wonderful marsh home with us.
Whether it was aerial time with Susan in her studio, sitting in the hot tub at night under a clear sky, or just enjoying ourselves- we had a great time!
Absolutely tranquil and beautiful!
We thouroughly enjoyed our stay here!! This house and it’s location was exactly what we all needed! The screened in porch served as best gathering spot, the kitchen had everything we needed, and the fireplace was perfect for the cold evening. The marshes and surroundings made for stunning backdrop to our weekend. The owners were amazing and helpful with any questions we had. They keep the home stocked with whatever you could need. The canoe, and bikes were so nice to have on hand! We made great memories, and certainly plan to return!!
Lovely marsh views
This was our second visit to Marshbreeze. It is a well-stocked comfortable home. The hosts are readily accessible and helpful. The creeped in porch affords incredible marsh views. Unfortunately, I was sick for the entire visit, but, as my husband said, “At least it’s a great place to be sick,” i’m Looking forward to a return visit so I can more fully enjoy the marshes and the wonderful seafood in the area.
We'll be looking for that, too. So sorry you were sick.
Very nice house on the marsh!
We really liked staying here. Although the weather was not ideal, we made the most of it. The hot tub was a definite plus.
The house is furnished nicely and has a gas fireplace that we ran all the time. The outdoor patios were nice as well.
It is stocked with a good amount of cooking supplies and a pantry with some basic necessities.
The owners live across the street. Nice people. Not intrusive but they definitely keep an eye on the place. You will meet them during your stay.
Thanks for the review. We would love to see you again.
Beautiful home, incredible views and excellent owners.
I highly recommend this home. Beautiful views of marsh and access for biking, kayaking and town of Darien. Beds and living room super comfortable for sleeping taking afternoon naps with fresh marsh breezes. I will definitely book this home again!
We all loved having you -- and I mean the whole neighborhood. Of course they all liked you, but your border collies stole the show!
Harris Neck Wildlife Refuge with 1000's of birds in nesting season only 25 min. away is unmatched. There are many historical sites, including forts, plantations, and churches. Sapelo Island is a 15 min. ferry ride away. It has incredible history, wildlife and beaches.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Minimum stay is 3 nights with a charge of $225.00 per night For a stay of 4 nights or more, the charge is $210.00 per night For a stay of 7 nights or more, the charge $200 per night or $1400/week +10% for more than 4 people Returning guests get 10% off
Credit cards and checks accepted. One half is due upon reservation. The balance is due two weeks before your arrival.