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Modernist Home, Private Pool open year round, 2 Blocks to Beach

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Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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3 - 5 nights


Tybee Island House Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, pool, sun room, outdoor shower, AC, Wifi, sleeps 4-5

Completed in 2009, House 203 is a modernist cottage located just two blocks from the beach. Cutting edge architectural elements combine with high-design furnishings and accessories, allowing you to relax in style. From its private pool, to its luxury amenities, House 203 provides the ultimate setting for your Tybee Island getaway.

House 203 was featured as 1 of 8 houses on the Tybee Island Tour of Homes.

Modern, but cozy. Luxurious, yet quirky. Furnished with pieces by Charlie Lazor, GUS Modern, Kartell, Modernica, and Flemming Busk, House 203 has serious design cred...yet maintains a Tybee soul.

Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a small family vacation, House 203 truly is a great home-base for a Tybee vacation.

House 203 sits in a perfect location, mid-island. Two blocks from the mid-island beach, one block from the grocery story, and a 5 minute bike ride from the pier.

Kitchen + Living Room:

Kitchen features include custom cabinetry, counter seating, stainless steel appliances. Also, a microwave, coffee maker, blender, dishwasher, and toaster.

42 inch Sony LCD HDTV, WiFi, and Bose IPOD dock.

Sectional seating, arm chair, and giant beanbag. Wool shag rug = cozy underfoot. Book and game library.


Both bathrooms include glassed in, dual shower head showers. Private, but with plenty of sun light.


Master Bedroom with queen bed has private bathroom. Guest Bedroom is relatively small in size with a DWR platform sofa-bed and small desk area. 3rd sleeping area if needed is on Sun Porch.

Sunroom/Dining room:

Double, 10’x10’ garage doors open up to the pool area. The Eero Saarinen inspired tulip table seats 4. Lounge area includes DWR platform sofa-bed and lounge chair.

Pool and patio:

House 203 boasts a small heated pool with dual jets. Sun loungers on the deck and lounge chairs on the patio allow you to soak up the sun...or the shade. Pool open year round. Gas for pool heat is at renters expense beyond first $50 in use.

Front patio features outdoor seating and charcoal barbecue.


Covered entry leads to laundry room and private outdoor shower. House rents with 2 beach cruiser bikes, beach chairs, beach towels, boogey boards, and kids beach toys.


Parking for two cars only.

Check-In is at 4:30pm. Check-Out is at 10am.


More Details
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Carly - email inquiries receive faster response
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
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About Carly - email inquiries receive faster response

Our family shares responsibility for the house. Carly takes care of all of the paper work and communication, while her Mother lives on the island and is the go-to contact while at the house. We've called Tybee our home away from home since 2000. We love Tybee!

Carly - email inquiries receive faster response purchased this house in 2008

Why Carly - email inquiries receive faster response chose Coastal Georgia

Our father redesigned and built the house in 2009. The house was a small, cinder block home that he transformed into a unique, modernist cottage with a pool.

What makes this house unique

We love to all get together, open up the garage doors on to the sun porch, turn up the music, and hang by the pool. With the walled in pool, you feel like you have your own secret hideaway.

Guestbook comments from the owner

House 203-

Thank you! Thank You! We had a great time. Loved the house, the pool, the porch...Everything! We hope to visit again and tell all our friends in Asheville.


The Jordans!

Asheville, NC
Oct 2009
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based on 20 traveler reviews

Modernist Home, Private Pool open year round, 2 Blocks to Beach
average rating of 4.85 based on 22 reviews
New York City


  • 5 of 5

After having searched for days looking for the right house to stay in on Tybee Island, I found House 203. It had everything we needed for a nice and relaxing vacation. I love, love, the pool. After spending all day on the beach (2 blocks away), we could rinse off in the outdoor shower and then jump into the pool. I cannot say enough good things about this house and the owner Leslie and her daughter Carly were the nicest people to deal with. Leslie gave us a tour and a brief history of the house which was designed by her husband. I liked the eco friendly body wash and hand soaps provided as well as the lovely towels for the bath, pool and beach. The house is super clean, simple and very modern.

Our favorite restaurant for seafood was Mac Elwee's where we had some amazing snow crab legs. Our waitress was named "Mike" and was really good fun and had great energy considering she was the only waitress for the whole restaurant.

Tybee has the friendliest people I have ever met.

Coming from New York City, this was a huge plus.

I can't wait to rent House 203 next year again.

Thanks Leslie and Carly.

Mike Robinson


  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Owner's Response: Thanks very much for the kind review Mike! :)
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Great Little Tybee island rental

  • 4 of 5

My friend and I were looking for a girls weekend getaway. We found this home all the site. We were looking for something with a pool, with two bedrooms near the beach. This home had all of that and more. The back patio with the garage doors that open directly out to the pool was fantastic. Everyday after spending some time in the sun on the beach it was wonderful to come back to the home and take a dip in the pool. Everything was in good working order except for the pool heater which was fixed during our stay. The owners were very nice and did compensated us for the few days that we spent without heat for the pool. The only negative thing that I can mention about this home, is that there is not much privacy from the outside. There are no curtains or blinds in the main family room which gave us a little bit of a feeling being exposed at night. Over all, we were very pleased with this rental and its location. The owners are also very responsive and friendly, which is great. We hope everyone enjoys this rental on Tybee Island!!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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A perfect holiday.

  • 5 of 5

I travelled with 2 teenagers to Tybee for a week in August. House 203 was perfect.

The location was quiet, safe, a 4 min walk to the beach - and close enough to restaurants to walk yet far away enough from the madness of the pier. The pool was a perfect place for hot afternoons and lazy evenings - with the back porch being our favourite place to sit and laze.

Easy travel in an out of Savannah if you are looking for more upscale shopping or cuisine. With Hilton Head only 1 HR 20 mins away - a nice drive for an afternoon too. Tybee is an easy island with casual eateries, fresh fish, cold beer, and demands nothing more than shorts, T shirts and flip flops - low country living. You can't get more relaxed than this.

This home is lovely - carrying a great story with it. Every detail of its modern design and decor is so thoughtfully planned out. The house was well equipped with anything you would need ( towels, linens, duvets, soap, beach gear, bikes, board games, books, and some kitchen staples) - a novelty for many summer rentals.

This is an absolutely lovely home. I recommend it to anyone looking for a little Frank Lloyd Wright get away who appreciates a design aesthetic. However, if you are seeking the white decor beach house with rocking chairs, plump white pottery barn furniture and sea shells, this is not the house for you ( not a bad thing ).

Thank you for sharing your home with us and we will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sonja for the great and very detailed review! Perfect recap on Tybee. It really is a little piece of paradise... for those that love to be in their flip flops! :) Thanks for treating the house so nicely and please come back any time!
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved staying at this house. The location was excellent (two blocks from the beach), and the house itself was beautiful. We especially loved having the pool--looked like many of the houses around us did not have one. Carly was wonderful to work with. I would strongly recommend this house to any couple or small family (no more than two kids) looking to vacation on Tybee.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Owner's Response: Thanks Jennifer! You guys were lovely guests. So clean, polite and respectful. Please come back at any time!
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Wonderful relaxing home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 2 year old daughter, and I greatly enjoyed our stay! The home was cozy and the perfect size with a spa like feel. The pool was wonderful and it was warm enough for us all to swim under the stars before bed! Very clean and a wonderful location. We rode our bikes everywhere! The neighbors across the street were very sweet as well as the home owners! We will be back!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Heather for the great review. You all were lovely guests and we'd love to have you back any time. Cheers!
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Perfect for Us

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful oasis, modern and sleek! The renters are very informative and helpful with our needs. ( Not recommended to persons not used to high end cabinetry or gentle with their use.) Tasteful decor and furnishing, but lacks storage to hide our junk to keep up the uncluttered look. ( ... Totally our fault for bringing too much stuff.) We thoroughly enjoyed swimming and playing games, hardly used the T.V., conducive to reading and great social interaction. We wish it had more rooms to accommodate adult couples, but one can't have everything for a fair price.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Owner's Response: Hi Maryam- thanks for the great review! You guys were such lovely, respectful guests. And yes, wish that second bedroom was a bit bigger too! :)
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Savannah Hilton Head Airport
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Sting Rays
Nearest Golf
17 Miles
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 80
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Sting Rays
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Tybee Mid-Island Beach
Car: not necessary

House 203 is located on Tybee Island just two blocks from the beach.

The island itself is a twenty minute drive from beautiful, historic Savannah. House 203 sits mid-island in a nice, family friendly neighborhood and is 1 block from the grocery store, 8 blocks from the pier, and two from the BEACH!


Rates & Availability

Tybee Island House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
3 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 13.0%

Fees do not include tax (13%) and cleaning ($125). $125 holiday may apply.

We have a $500 Advanced Payment due to secure the property. (60 day min cancellation - see rental agreement)

Pool is open year round. Heating pool is at renters expense beyond complimentary first $50 in gas use.

Check-In is at 4:30pm. Check-Out is at 10am.

Please contact us for extended stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Tybee Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Main Bath - toilet , shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
  • Both the master bathroom and the second bathroom feature dual-head showers, custom tile, and glass doors. Off the main entrance is a private outdoor shower, perfect for freshening up from a day at the beach.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Sunroom - 1 queen
  • Sleeps 4 to 5 people. Best for a small family. Down the hall from the living room sit House 203's bedrooms. The master features a Queen case-study bed with memory-foam mattress and a private full bathroom with tiled shower, glass shower doors, and dual shower-heads. A private patio, steps away from the pool, can be accessed from the master bedroom. Across the hall, the second, much smaller bedroom is equipped with a platform (slightly larger than queen, no springs!) sofa-bed and custom workspace. Third sleeping area is the sun porch. Includes the same DWR fold-down platform bed as the guest bedroom that folds to larger than queen, smaller than King. Sun room does not have storage or curtains to keep the sun out in the am.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
NO PETS. NO SMOKING. NO GLASS IN POOL AREA. Other features: Two beach cruiser bicycles with lock and basket, big screen TV, free wireless, reading library, board games, two beach chairs, boogey board, outdoor shower, charcoal BBQ, fenced in private back yard, AC, two blocks from beach, one block from grocery store.

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