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Flamingo Cottage- Pool/Spa, walk to beach, WiFi, Pet Friendly

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Tybee Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage has 2 units - rent both (4br-2bath) or one (2br-1bath) sleeps 7 or 14

The Flamingo has 'character' along with being attractive, clean, & affordable. It's close to the beach & has a fantastic pool and hot tub. A pedestrian crosswalk is provided from your location, 2 minutes and you're on the beach. Leave your car & forget about paying parking meters! (Pocket that $20 day) Another unit is next door should you require more room for a larger party for the same rate as this one. The mid-island location puts you in the heart of everything. Several restaurants are located right here for your convenience + a beach store for all your needs. The Flamingo consist of 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, living/dinning rm, full kitchen, 2 covered porches w/night lighting, furniture & gas grill. The bed arrangements consist of a 1 king bed, 3 twin beds, & 1 queen sofa bed. Totally equipped kitchen w/new appliances, 2 cable TV's, free WiFi, central H/A, DVD, movies, & books. Enter the sailboat gate next to the Flamingo & enjoy the serene surrounding of the tropical courtyard with overhead arbor, water fountains, swing, pool and hot tub. Pool lounges and floats are furnished for sunbathing. You're in the vacinity of the recreational park, beach, shops, Ft. Pulaski, Light House, Pier, Gym, Library, tennis & basketball courts, science museum, & visitor center: Property address is 303 B Butler Ave. Tybee Island, GA 31328. Butler Avenue is the closest street to the ocean running parallel to the beach. Ships entering & leaving Savannah's harbor can be observed here from the beach. Take a stroll on the beach to the lighthouse or pier. We provide a beach cart to assist caring your chairs, cooler, towels, food, etc. How easy is that? If your party is large, we have other units close by so you can all be together so Inquire with Paul or Shannon, your agents. Once you have visited Tybee, you will see an array of artistic turtles placed throughout our unique island with each one having their own name & personality. Tybee Island protects live sea turtles and their nest and we are proud to have such an awesome creature to study and watch. ( ''The Last Song' was filmed here at Tybee & the sea turtle was a large part of the movie.)

Come and enjoy our southern hospitality! The courtyard and pool area accommodates large groups for a nice family gathering as well as your back deck. The courtyard and pool are shared with 2 other small units; on the average, people swim at different times of the day/night because there is so much to see and do. All guest are required to sign a pool waiver along with their rental agreement.

Sofa Bed: Other than the bedrooms, each unit has a sofa bed that will sleep two people.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Paul or Shannon Strojny- Call or Email for Availability
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2016
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About Paul or Shannon Strojny- Call or Email for Availability

I grew up in Savannah (20 minutes away), moved to Tybee Island while employed with the Board of Education. I invested in rental property for many years & after taking early retirement, I decided to start my own Family Vacation Rental business, which is called Coastal Georgia Cottages. I am a mother of two fine sons, Mark & Paul, who are Captains with the Savannah Fire Department. They've done much of the maintenance and new construction; my youngest son, Paul and his wife, Shannon, handle all the bookings & cleaning service; I handle most of the decision making, decorating, small maintenance, purchasing, office work & advertising, etc.. My husband, Richard, helps out in the decision making & is very helpful in other areas. He too owns his own Logistics business and finds time to help me out whenever the cause arises. Last, my 4 lb. Yorkie, is our mascot for Coastal Georgia Cottages.

Paul or Shannon Strojny- Call or Email for Availability purchased this cottage in 1980

Why Paul or Shannon Strojny- Call or Email for Availability chose Coastal Georgia

I always wanted to live at the beach. It's like being on vacation year round with a laid back atmosphere. It is a small, friendly & safe community --- you can walk, ride your bike or golf cart any time day or night. Everything is so convenient & the island is so laid back. I love the gorgeous sunrises we get to enjoy every morning on the beach & all the water sports and festivals. We meet so many people from all over the world, share stories, and become friends for a life time. Sharing our island with others & watch their enthusiasm rise to a level where they can't wait to return is very rewarding to me. We aim to please & look forward to a lasting friendship.

What makes this cottage unique

My guest compliment us about how attractive, clean, & relaxing the cottage is to them. They love the convenient, mid-island location & the decorated attire of the entire cottage inside and out. We are a small, family owned business & our guest's enjoyment is our #1 concern. We are also pet friendly, offer free WiFi, & the pool, spa, & courtyard are our biggest asset to the cottage. We are just a phone call away & prompt to respond.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were only able to be here a short time- but it was wonderful. We love Tybee and have been here to the island many times. We will now include this small place of beauty in our future trips. Thank you for a wonderful place to call home for a few days.
Oct 2008
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Flamingo Cottage- Pool/Spa, walk to beach, WiFi, Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.266667 based on 23 reviews
russellville KY
5

A wonderful place for a vacation

  • 5 of 5

We rented the entire house last week. I enjoyed everything about the cottage,from the beach decor to the deck.The house was so like home not like any hotel. I loved being so close to the beach, I think the entire time we were there I only drove my car one time. The owners are very helpful, everything you need is there except food and cloths, they have even noted in the book which are good places to eat and not so good. I loved Tybbe island, very beautiful and relaxing place. I would for sure go back and rent the same place again, I wish we had stayed for the whole week.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

One Word, Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing! Affordable, clean, cute,comfortable. Four women on a vacay together can be a bit scary! In this cute beach house we felt we had plenty of room. There are two porches, a pool/hot tub area, two bedrooms and a kitchen/sitting area. Plenty of places to have our private time and when we wanted to hang. The people in the other house have been coming there for many years, that speaks tons. To get to the beach you walk across the street and the length of a building and you are there. The island is 3 miles long so you get anywhere you need to go really fast. The local people are great about telling you places to eat or just talk. What a funky, fun beach house to spend our week. I am so glad I chose this place and my buddies were glad too!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your awesome review. It means the world to us to have such positive comments. We love repeat customers and strive to make you one. Please let us know what we can do to make you a repeat customer.
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absolutely wonderful vacation

  • 4 of 5

our stay at the flamingo was 9/9 thru 9/13/15 and was wonderful. I loved the cottage and the courtyard and pool was amazing. it had so many wonderful little details. It is shared with the turtle and the guests there were truely wonderful as well. thank you so much for a great vacation and we will be back

Sincerely

The O'Briens

Winston Salem, NC

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It makes us happy to see our guests happy. We would love to have you back anytime.
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Stone Mountain, GA
5

Absolutely Ravishing!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful and convenient place to stay. As an energy conservationist, this home passed my test! Close to everything. Paul was great with making sure that all of our needs were met. St. Patty's parade was awesome and came right in front of our door. Everything was nice and clean in the cottage and the beds were oh so comfy! The awesomeness of the pool and hot tub can not be captured in pictures. Breathtakingly amazing. Steps away from the beach, I cant wait to visit again!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: LaTrell and Family, Thank you so much for your gracious review. You've made us very happy sharing your comments with everyone. Thanks for taking the time to inform us and others how you enjoyed your stay in the Flamingo Cottage. We take pride of what we have to offer folks. We strive to meet everyone's expectations & want them to come back again on "Tybee Time". We look forward having you as our guest again; maybe in warmer weather, because you will love the large pool & courtyard when the tropical plants are at their peak. We are a family business and we like treating people like family. If we can be of service to you and your family in the future, please contact Paul at 912-704-5990. If we don't see you, hope you have a fabulous summer. God Bless
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Amherst, Va. USA
5

Loved it. GREAT value for the money.

  • 5 of 5

We reserved both Flamingo and Turtle for an extended family and "best friends" vacation. It was everything we were looking for. The decor is delightful; it is convienent and while it is not "beach front', it literally is less than a 5 minute walk. We are a dog friendly family and were able to take our Cairn Terrier and he was welcomed with open arms. The pool is right next door and is large and also well landscaped and very attractive. It's a great place if you want personal space but also have your friends/family literally right next door. Would go back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for sharing with us your experience with us during your vacation with your family and friends. It pleases us immensely to know our customers like what they see and they would definately return again. We appreciate you choosing us for your family vacation and we would be delighted to have your party again as our guest in the future. Hope you took alot of pictures so you can keep the memories for many years to come. I know your littleTerrier means alot to you, we feel the same about our little Yorkie, Scooter. Heck, they are a part of the family too !! So glad it worked out for you to bring him. Thanks for your gracious Review. God Bless
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Disappointing

  • 2 of 5

My family and I recently stayed at the Flamingo Cottage on Tybee Island. It is decorated adorable, appears clean, conveniently located to the ocean, and quiet. However, upon arrival my family and I found 3 large, the size of my finger, dead palmetto bugs throughout the cottage. We then began searching to see if there were any more and found 4 more dead ones under dressers and beds. My kids were freaking out and afraid there were alive ones going to crawl on them while sleeping. We made it through the night and called the agent first thing the next morning. She immediately sent out an exterminator who informed us that palmetto bugs, aka flying cockroaches or the american cockroach, are a huge problem to Tybee. This was news to us. He also told us he had been there the day before for a routine visit and had left a back closet window wide open and they must have entered there. He sprayed and went on. We trusted him and began our vacation luckily not seeing anymore until the 4th day. It was a good hard rain that day and we left to explore Riverstreet. When we returned, there were 3 dead ones, 2 crawling up the walls, one running past the doorway, and 1 in the bedroom alive. At this point I was over it. My family and I packed up and left, leaving 2 days before we were scheduled to leave. I emailed the agent, told her how disappointed we were, how uncomfortable our stay was, and requested any sort of refund. She politely emailed me back that bugs are out of her control along with weather and no refund would be issued. She also stated this was not a problem they had had in the past, however I informed her she should read her guestbook as the family before us had wrote, "Nice cottage, minus a few roaches. My family and I take a beach vacation yearly and have never had this problem anywhere else. So with all that said, the Flamingo Cottage is a cute little cottage if you do not mind finding both dead and alive cockroaches during your stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Coastal Georgia Cottages takes great pride in presenting nice, clean homes for our guest. Matter of fact, the cleanliness of our rentals seems to be the greatest compliment we receive from our guest. Insects are a part of life, that is why we have a professional exterminator spray every month for bugs; that is why you saw dead bugs. Our exterminator was prompt in responding immediately 3 different times during your stay. Due to the excessive amount of rain the entire southeast has had lately, it is not uncommon for bugs to be more of a nuisance. The exterminator searched the entire house looking for anything that even looked like a crack that could be a source of entry and corrected it. I feel confident that he left no stone unturned should there have been any place that was accessable. We had other homes rented the same week but no one complained of any bugs, but any concern of our guest is a concern of ours. You told the exterminator that you & your children had a phobia about bugs, and I do regret that you were frightened. As far as the weather----we all like to have great weather while on vacation, but I am sure we all have experienced rain from time to time on our vacations, but sighting a bug and rainy weather does not constitute a refund. I can not control the weather but I can control what's in my power and that's answering any concerns of my guest and acting promptly. Yes, we go to great lengths to make our cottages very attractive and decorative for our guest to add to their festival, "beach" vacation, thanks for the compliment.
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Savannah Hilton Head Airport
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Daufauskie Is. SC
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
1-16 Interstate
Car: necessary

Tybee is a very unique island located off Georgia's coast on the Atlantic ocean. It's just 20 minutes away from the historical city of Savannah founded in 1776 by General Oglethorpe & known to be one of the most romantic cities in the USA.. Tybee island is at the very end of (Hwy 80 East) until you meet the Atlantic ocean head on; you can not go any further. We have saved the best for last!! Tybee dates back to 1520; was home to the Native American Indians, and was a safe haven for pirates. Tybee received it's name by the Native Americans meaning, 'salt'. The surrounding area has many interesting things to see & do. Tybee's working lighthouse, built in 1773, is Georgia's oldest & tallest lighthouse. The Flamingo is in a great location, ships entering & leaving Savh's harbor can be observed here on the beach. Tybee is close to Hilton Head, S.C., Jekyll Island, & 2 hrs. from Charleston, SC. Come visit Tybee's laid back, beautiful, pristine beach; historical forts & museum, take a tour of our city, and eat the freshest seafood ever! Other Activities to name a few are roller skating, volley ball , basketball, baseball & tennis courts, 2 chilren's playgrounds, moped, surfboard, golf cart, boat, & bike rentals. Catch Tybee's shuttle to downtown Savannah. Much to see and do.

Rates & Availability

Tybee Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
FALL / Each unit
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$180
$1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

You also have the option of renting an additional unit (listing # 171183 ), which will give you a total of 4 BR's, 2 full baths, and sleep 14 people-- at the same time giving you privacy with a porch entrance to one another.
****The "Summer" season is the only months required to rent both units. Cleaning fee $190 for both. Call Paul for availability. We accept checks, money order, & credit cards. Keep in mind that you can we rent both units together from 5/23 to 8/15 which sleeps 14 guest and the nightly rate would be $430. Before and after the summer season you can rent either unit separately.

Pay a deposit when they book their dates (ususally 1/2) (remainder due at least 30 days prior to arrival). Pay by check, credit card, or travelor's checks

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Amenities

Tybee Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , new bathroom
  • Bathroom has just been completed and offers you both a new tub/shower with marble tub surround, 5 ft. vanity with new sink, faucet, mirror, cabinet, counter top, light fixtures & tile floor. Did I forget to mention it has that beachy look & those beachy colors. Oh! I forgot; look for the friendly flamingos to keep you company!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , New mattresses
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , new mattress
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen sofabed with addditional topper
  • All bed linens, pillows, blankets, kitchen & bath towels/mats, & beach cart are supplied with your rental. Absolutely - No smoking inside. Please contain all butts in container. One off-street parking is included in your rental. If you rent both units, 2 off-street parking spaces are available. Please be thoughtful and do not block driveway to hinder anyone's access.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
1- One off street parking space per unit. Call Paul or Shannon if you have any questions. 2- Tybee 's trolly transportation to get you where you want to go & fun too. 3- We do not supply paper products, but as a courtesy, paper towels, toilet paper, kleenex & hand soap are supplied to start you off; then you must supply these items. We don't supply detergent of any kind. 4- Bikes can be rented locally for about $10 a day. Also, golf carts & mopeds can be rented to explore the island, too. 5- If you have a boat, you can keep it at the marina in a boat slip; we have no room for boat & trailer in driveway. 6- We allow pets under 25 lbs. There is a pet fee of $100 wk or $15 day. Please ask Paul or Shannon about pets rules. 7- Walk to beach, tennis, basketball, & volleyball courts, new childrens playground, picnic area, library, restaurants, & shops all just a short walk. 8- Boats, canoes, surfboards, jet ski, paddle boarding, bikes, scooters, etc. are available for rental locally

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