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Guest Cottage On Permaculture Homestead

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


Minimum Stay
1 - 2 nights

About the property

Privacy and Convenience in a Country Setting, Just Minutes from Everything.

Spacious bedroom, small living room with sloped roof, kitchenette (no stove or oven). Secluded yet just minutes from all that the Savannah area has to offer. Roosters crowing in the morning, free range chickens in the yard, certified organic garden, small cable TV, WiFi.

Come rest in comfort and safety in our home built of salvaged antique cedar and heart pine on five acres of forest, marsh, lawns and gardens.

Our nearest neighbors are a football field away. No streetlights, just hundreds of acres of wilderness and plenty of solitude, nature, and rest, yet only minutes from all that Savannah has to offer.

With coffee in the morning or a cold drink in the evening, sit on one of our many porches and watch the sun come up or the stars come out while you listen to the sounds of the marsh, the barnyard fowl and the forest.

We selected Comcast as our internet provider because it is so much faster than their competition, AT&T. What we got in speed, we gave up in reliability. The service works well MOST, but not all, the time. If you are having trouble with the wifi, please let us know so we can problem solve for you.

Pets are allowed with some restrictions as there are two indoor/outdoor kittens in residence, and a flock of chickens and guineas in the yard. Please check with us about bringing your pet. We ask that you leash them when you leave your rooms. There is a pet fee of $50 per stay, but more for longer stays.

More Details

Rebecca Jane
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2017

About Rebecca Jane

Bruce and RJ moved to Savannah from a Pacific Island where we were art and culture students. We both enjoy bicycling and snorkeling. Our first four years in Savannah we lived in a condo in the downtown historic district while we studied at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Now we've bought our dream retirement property but its a fixer upper. To raise funds for needed disability modifications to the property for our resident US Marine Retired Disabled Veteran, we are offering our guest cottage as your private retreat.

Rebecca Jane purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Rebecca Jane chose Savannah

Our five acres are surrounded by undeveloped forests and marsh yet we are just minutes from everything that Coastal Georgia has to offer. Our yard is home to wild life and sheltered by ancient trees. Our nearest neighbor is at least football field away. Our guests tell us that photos do not do justice to the beauty of our property. We are service oriented and want to create the best vacation possible for you. Tell us how we can help.

What makes this cottage unique

Our beds are comfortable. Our cottage is quiet and secure.


Colonial Oaks Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 441 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Spacious shower with bench seat and upgraded shower head on hose. Shampoo/conditioner/body wash and towels provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • King bed and single sofa bed. High thread count 100% cotton sheets. Fluffy pillows. Handmade solid maple secretary full of maps, guides, and coupons. Full closet. Reading lamps. Ceiling fan. Three large windows. Blinds. luggage rack. Magazines. Belkin brand usb and ac charging station. Privacy. Extremely clean. Lovely large windows with views to gardens and wildlife sanctuary.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This guest cottage is part of our home. So please don't take offense when we ask you to introduce yourself before we make a decision about hosting you as a guest in our home.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Guest Cottage On Permaculture Homestead
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 26 reviews

Very quaint with lots of charm.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is small but was plenty for family snuggling with our two children. Who adored the chickens!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Guest Cottage of Permaculture Homestead

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with our stay. RJ was very accommodating to last minute changes in our itinerary and was very willing to help. We were in town for a half marathon, so we didn't spend much time at the cottage. The only negative thing I have to say about our stay is the hot tub wasn't available for our use and we didn't know that until we arrived. Other than that, great stay and look forward to booking again in the future!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect little hideaway cottage

  • 5 of 5

I always look for something special when we travel. This cottage was just that. A cute quaint little place that had everything we needed. A small organic farm complete with fresh eggs from the resident chickens. The host and hostess are both welcoming and warm people. I hope we have the opportunity to stay with them again.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient location on a quiet, secluded, and beautiful piece of property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this guest cottage the weekend of St. Patrick's Day, though we were in Savannah for a wedding rather than the St. Patty's Day celebration. It was myself, my husband, and our two boys (11 and 9). The guest cottage is a clean and cozy little cottage that offered plenty of room for the four of us.

The bedroom is large and the bed was very comfortable. The bathroom is full size, and the shower is great. RJ and her husband rearranged the furniture a bit before we arrived, bringing in a sleeper sofa for the boys. The boys found the sofa comfortable during the day, and they found the 'sleeper' comfortable at night.

We enjoyed the picturesque property, complete with hens and roosters. We also enjoyed seeing some deer during our stay.

RJ checked in with us a few times before the trip, and we knew she was available when and if we needed anything during our stay.

The four of us drove off Sunday morning with smiles, having enjoyed our time at the cottage. We will definitely try booking it again, when we are looking for accommodations in Savannah, and we will recommend this jewel to others.

Thank you for sharing your property with us, RJ.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderfully secluded and centrally located

  • 5 of 5

A great experience with wonderful host and hostess. Very well equipped and furnished cottage made our stay in Savannah memorable and pleasant. Loved the friendly chickens, the beautiful grounds and great rental property. We will choose this destination on our next visit to Savannah!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great private cottage

  • 5 of 5

Very nice cottage on scenic property. It was clean, affordable, and very comfortable. I would stay here again and recommend it to anyone visiting the savannah area that does not want to stay right down town.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Savannah/Hilton Head
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
Hutchinson Island Ferry on the Savannah River
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Windsor Forest
Nearest Train
11 Miles
Amtrak Savannah Station
Nearest Motorway
0.7 Miles
Truman Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
Pad Thai
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Tybee Island
Car: recommended

Downtown Savannah Historic District. Wormsloe. Isle of Hope Marina. Dolphin Watching on the Bull River. Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens. Savannah Botanical Gardens. Oatland Island Center. Oglethorpe Mall. Savannah Mall. Windsor Forest Golf. Tybee Island. St. Simon Island. Cumberland Island. Hilton Head. Historic Bluffton, SC. Savannah College of Art and Design. Ebenezer Creek.


Rates & Availability

Colonial Oaks Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
St. Patrick's
Mar 16 2017 - Mar 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Cleaning fee $25 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 7.0%

Drink delicious well water from any tap. We are on a sceptic system, don't flush anything but human waste and toilet paper down the toilets and please,no grease down the sink drains. No smoking. The chickens run free in the yard so watch where you step.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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