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Pet and family friendly condo in quiet golf neighborhood

Cathy Cox-Brakefield

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Cathy Cox-Brakefield

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2015
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Pet and family friendly condo in quiet golf neighborhood

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

St. Simons Island Condo Rental Photos and Description

2BR/2BA condo close to beach with first floor privacy

Accommodates up to eight people with two large bedrooms with king beds in addition to queen sleeper sofa and queen air mattress for extra guests. The condo has an open floor plan with pass through from kitchen to the dining/living area. A convenient wet bar with built-in glass shelving and cainets allows for entertaining in the main room. Extra living space is provided by a glass-enclosed sunroom off the living room and master bedroom with a beautiful view into a coastal island forest with Spanish moss and native foilage. Privileges to the amenities of Sea Palms Resort is included with your rental, including two golf courses, pools, and tennis courts, as well as restaurant and bar facilities. The master bedroom has a spacious walk-in closet and a seperate dressing area with sink and vanity that adjoins the seperate tub/shower and toilet area. We provide all linens and some equipment for beach visits, including chairs and coolers. Hair dryers are located in each bath. The hall bathroom has a closet with stacked washer and dryer for your convenience. The kitchen is fully stocked with all the convenience of home, including dishwasher, full size refrigerator and electric range, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and blender. Generous supply of dishes, glassware, flatware, cooking and serving utensils are also provided. Both baths feature full-size tub/shower combinations with tiled surrounds and floors. Two televisions with full cable service, broadband internet, and free local and long distance telephone service keep you connected while you are away. We strive to make our 'home away from home' as inviting and comfortable as possible for your family's island beach vacation.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Cathy Cox-Brakefield (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2015

About Cathy Cox-Brakefield

We have lived in the Atlanta area and the North Georgia mountains for all of our twenty three years of married life. We are natives of the Virginia/DC area and North Georgia. We love our North Georgia mountain home, but love to travel and get away.

Cathy Cox-Brakefield purchased this condo in 2008

Why Cathy Cox-Brakefield chose St. Simons Island

We began travelling to the Georgia coast at least once a year for business about fifteen years ago. We love the island ambience and the rich history of the area. St. Simons has an abundance of restaurants and activities without all the traffic and hassle of other beach areas. We found our condo and fell in love after looking at many properties all over the island. We love the golf courses at Sea Palms and just walking in the quiet Sea Palms neighborhood. We can also bike to restaurants or the beach with ease on the island trail system.

What makes this condo unique

While other condos might be a bit closer to the beach, we find that the quiet and privacy of our neighborhood outweighs the proximity. We can easily drive to the beach or the Pier Village (or bike) but can come home to our lovely private home looking out into the trees instead of onto the property next door. The Sea Palms West course is conveniently adjacent to the neighborhood, with a walkable and beautiful nine-hole layout. The Sea Palms Fitness Center, a pool, and tennis courts are just across the parking lot. Just across Frederica Road is the main Sea Palms Resort and Conference Center, where a bar, restaurant, pool, and eighteen-hole golf course are located. The ruins of Fort Fredrica and the beautiful Christ Church are just up the road, for history buffs and explorers. Day trips to the other Georgia Coastal islands are highly recommended, especially Jekyll Island, just a short drive away, where you can visit the Millionaires Cottages built by American tycoons in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century as winter getaways. Jekyll also offers abundant golf on public courses and beautiful public beaches, along with a sea turtle exhibit and a water park. You may never want to leave!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 16 traveler reviews

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Pet and family friendly condo in quiet golf neighborhood
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews
4

Mom

  • 4 of 5

We were pleased with our accommodations and Cathy was very accommodating with my last minute plans! Thank you.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Nice Area

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for a getaway and less traffic on spring break week.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Fishing Trip Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This getaway location was FANTASTIC! This allowed us to have a feel of "home" while on vacation. We used this trip mainly for fishing, but the location was close enough for our wives to go shopping downtown. I would highly recommend this location to anyone.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Very Nice - Would Happily Return For Another (but longer term) Rental

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location and the owners are very attentive and genuinely nice people. Property is well situated on the Northern side of the Saint Simon's Island hubbub area but still so close that biking to the island centers (Village at the Pier, Redfern Center, Harris Teeter (very upscale grocery and much more) is easily accomplished and even a shorter car ride away.

Condo is in a very quiet neighborhood, close to golf course and very close to the biking trails. Neighbors are very friendly and not all that strict/rigid about "so called condo restrictions" (such as parking, bike storage, pets, trailer and motor cycle parking, etc.)

While there are numerous eating and partying places on the island, two stand out for us. Barbara Jeans restaurant in the Village at the Pier has excellent food (large quantities and top quality and the crab cakes are the best on the island). The Catch 228 restaurant/bar at Redfern Center has the best raw oysters (and some excellent baked oysters as well) on the Island. During happy hour the price of the raw oysters is outstanding.

Condo has a fairly well-stocked kitchen (dishes, pots and pans, etc.) and lots of towels, linens, etc. The kitchen items are inexpensive basic items but still quite functional for basic cooking.

Off the Condo's back-side sun room is a nice deck with a seating for at least 10 people. The deck looks out onto a nicely private area of majestic trees, ferns, Azaleas, vines and birds and squirrels. A wonderful place to relax with a glass of champagne or wine after a day of enjoying the island life.

We spent 4+ weeks in this unit from early March 2015 through early April 2015. We abandoned the Florida coast (we are "snowbirders") due to Spring Break issues (cost and # of young party oriented people). The locals say Saint Simon's Island has a spring break season but from what we saw, it is so much more tame than Florida and so easily dealt with by we old timers. I wouldn't be the least bit concerned about "typical spring break" issues if you were thinking about venturing to the island in the early spring.

My spouse and I would readily return to the island and this particular property. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: SSI spring break is much more family oriented than Florida spring break. You named some of our favorite places. We think our deck is the best part of our condo. Glad you enjoyed your month at our Island Oasis.
honor, mi. USA
5

good location

  • 5 of 5

the condo was great for our holidays we spent days at my daughters and we went back to sleep and had coffee in morning this condo was near every thing .the bedrooms were great being on different sides of condo. and private. pull out couch was handy for grandchildren to stay if need. place a little musty but lite some candles and worked out . the water was hot for showers and the heat and air worked when needed would stay again

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect for our visit to St. Simons. Location was great, condo was clean, roomy, and comfortable. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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Harris Teeter
"Great neighborhood grocery near our condo."
Island Cinemas
"Comfortable but cozy neighborhood movie house just down the road from our place."
Fort Frederica National Monument
"Great place to learn the history of the first settlement in Georgia and to walk and explore...."
Bubba Garcia's Mexican Cantina
"One of our favorite casual eateries, the food is very original, fresh made, and tasty. Try ..."
Iguanas Seafood Restaurant
"Great seafood in the Village near the Pier. With outdoor seating. Get the shrimp sampler."
Barbara Jean's
"Known far and wide for the crab cakes, but I like the She Crab Soup and the vegetables. Als..."
Brogen's North
"The sister to a more touristy spot in the Pier Village but we love the pizza and beer at thi..."
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Saint Simons
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Brogans North
Nearest Golf
200 Metres
Sea Palms
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Bennie's Red Barn
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
East Beach
Car: recommended

Fort Frederica and Christ Church (both heavily influenced by John Wesley, the founder of Methodism) are within minutes of our condo. East Beach is a short drive away with an abudance of sports rentals and excursions both on the ocean side of the island and in the marshes on the inland side. Jekyll Island, the private winter retreat of American's millionaire families such as the Cranes, Goodyears, and Rockefellers, is a short drive away and worth a visit. The view from the bridge to Jekyll of the marshes and islands is spectacular.

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Rates & Availability

From $150 Per night

St. Simons Island Condo Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$150
$700
$2,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250.00
Pet Fee $100.00
Cleaning $75.00
Tax Rate 11.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

St. Simons Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Seperate dressing area with vanity and mirrors
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , laundry facilities in closet within
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large master with bath, dressing area, and closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Closet and adjacent hall bath
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We provide beach chairs, picnic basket, coolers, grill, all stored on site for your use.

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