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Serenity, Seclusion, Spacious for Privacy, overlooking Tidal Creek and Marsh

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 12, over 10 guest accomadated for additional charge

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 12, over 10 guest accommodated for additional charge). Seclusion and serenity on 3 acres of tall pines and moss draped live oaks, overlooking tidal creek and marsh. St. Simons Island 30 minute drive, Jekyll Island 20 minute drive.(Beaches) Ask about discounts for long term winter rental. Soap, paper products, dish & dishwasher detergent, coffee filters, basic spices,, all towels, beach towels, and bed linens are furnished.

Tall Pines is a lovely home with 4 porches, and a double dog kennel. Five bedrooms, a full kitchen with a large eat-in dining area ,formal dining room (seats 10), family room with fireplace, a Master Suite on first floor with a king size bed, a fireplace, large dressing area/walk-in closet, jet tub, and double walk-in shower, with wall jets, surround sound in closet and bathroom. 3 full bathrooms and 1 half bathroom; laundry room W/ bathtub / shower combo. All bathrooms have a double vanity with large mirror. Ceilings fans in all bdrms., family room, & screened in back porch.

The fully equipped, step-saving kitchen has a 6-burner gas range, double electric wall oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, breakfast bar, and the eat-in dining room, right next to the kitchen, seats eight comfortably. Adjacent is the formal dining room which seats ten, and 2 high chairs.

The family room is next to the kitchen. In this spacious room, you will find the fireplace, and a large-screen HD television.

On the second floor are 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, each connecting 2 bedrooms. There are 3 king size beds, 1 full size bed, and a set of bunk beds upstairs, 1 Pak n/ Play

Large screened-in porch with table and 4 chairs for outdoor dining, and rocking chairs for relaxing. This is a peaceful spot to read a good book, play a game of cards, or relax, while enjoying the scenic views of the ever changing creek, marsh, and uninhabited islands.

As you relax in the front porch swing or rock in the rocking chair, you'll hear the birds sing and see the squirrels scampering around in the pines, and moss draped oak trees. You'll see an occasional deer walk through the yard, especially in winter months. Sunsets are breathtaking over the marsh.

If you bring your boat it can be launched from Blythe Island Regional Park, appx. 5 miles from my house. They have a boat ramp, launch yourself at no charge. You will be in the South Brunswick River. My creek is navigable at half tide and up, in ten minutes you can be in the Atlantic Ocean. Hose is available to clean your boat. Enjoy the fire pit in the back yard overlooking the marsh. Watch the fiddler crabs scurry around the marshes edge. Track the snails as they travel up the marsh grass for incoming tide, and back down as the tide goes out. There is a tire swing among the oak trees.

Keywords: coastal, tidal creek, marsh, fishing, crabbing, shrimping, boating, sailing, horseback riding, biking, golf, tennis, kayaking, Summer Waves water park, deep sea fishing, casino boat, marvelous seafood restaurants, antique shopping, day trips, tours, museums, nature activities, night life, art galleries, Fort Frederica National Monument, www.nps.gov/fofr/,historic churches and homes. FLETC, winter retreat,McGladrey Classic,Georgia/ Florida Football Weekend, Shrimp & Grits Festival, Jekyll Island, Ga.

Cats Reside On Premises. This is a home for a relaxing vacation, the home is not a party house.

Notice: 14 steps leading up to the house

Nearest Airport: Brunswick Golden Isles Airport -BQK. 20 minutes

Florida: Jacksonville International - 1 hour

Georgia: Savannah International - 1 1/4 hour

More Details

Owner
Vickie Fields
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 7, 2018

About Vickie Fields

My husband built this house, we started clearing the land in Sept. 1990, we moved into our house Nov. 1993. We put a double wide MH on the property and lived in it until the house was completed.

Vickie Fields purchased this house in 1990

Why Vickie Fields chose Brunswick

My husband and I both grew up in Brunswick. We loved this property for the reasons you'll read below.

What makes this house unique

Serenity, Peace, and Quiet. Sit on the front porch,and you have a country view. Pine trees, live oaks with moss, birds, squirrel, and deer. Back porch, coastal view with unending, ever changing marsh, uninhabited islands,creek, birds,and extraordinary sunsets.

Amenities

Brunswick House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , sink
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , double shower with wall jets
  • 3 full baths, 1/2 bath guest, Laundry room has a shower tub combo. Basic soaps,and toilet tissue provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed
  • 4 King size beds,1 Double Bed, 1 set bunk beds, 1 Pak n/ Play
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
If there is something that you would like, please ask, Beach umbrella, rain umbrella, 3 hair dryers available. If you would like your grocery shopping done before your arrival just ask. Email your list, I will have your kitchen stocked.

Reviews

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Awesome Home

  • 4 of 5

It was a fantastic home to visit! It was very peaceful. The house was spacious and beautiful. Having all of the towels, linens, spices was a huge plus. Catching crabs on the dock and watching the tide come in and out from the large screened in porch was such a great experience! There really was too many great things to list! The owner was extremely nice and helpful. With 11 people not once did anyone feel crowded. Would definitely stay here again! The only suggestions our group had was to have a little more lighting on the dock and pool area and since we came in early April we wish the pool was heated. These things did not hinder our trip, just a suggestion! Would definitely recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not what we expected

  • 1 of 5

We rented the house for a weekend stay to attend a wedding on Jekyll Island. The owner, Vickie was very easy to deal with when setting up our stay. However, the check in time was 4 pm and Vickie requested that we text her when we were about an hour away so she could meet us there to show us around. When we arrived (a little after the 4pm check in time) Vickie and her friend were still cleaning the inside of the house and had things spread all over the kitchen table. The inside of the house was acceptable but the upstairs air conditioning did not work. They were able to get someone out there to fix the air conditioning the next afternoon. The pump in the pool in the back yard was broken and the pool water was green and obviously unusable and unsightly. There were dead plants all over the front porch and the yard was filled with debris and large logs from trees that had been cut down and not removed. Driving up to the house there were large pot holes in the road that could not be avoided and the whole outside of the house and the large sign were weathered and worn. Some of the steps to the front porch were rotted and loose and rather dangerous. Vickie and a friend were in and out of the house the whole weekend we were there. They were in and out both while we were there and while we were away which was very strange. There seemed to be something going on in the basement as they were in and out of there a lot and the room was locked. From my understanding the house was affected by the hurricane and they had not been able to complete all the repairs that were necessary. They need to take this house off of VRBO until it has been cleaned up and repaired. At a minimum they need to update the pictures on VRBO to show the condition of the house at this time so people don't rent this house thinking it's going to look like the pictures that are currently on VRBO. We have been very pleased with houses rented from VRBO in the past but were VERY disappointed in this one.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Vacation home for an Extended Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family.....siblings and their families.....decided to rent this home for our beach vacation. We are from Indiana so the marsh area around this home was beautiful. My brother-in-law loved the little crabs at low tide and seeing the different birds that it attracted. The kids enjoyed having their own bedrooms so "the cousins" could hang out...plus the pool was a great bonus for them. It is a very comfortable house and the owner goes out of her way to make sure all is well throughout your entire visit. The location is inland....but it is super easy to get to both St Simon's lsland and Jekyll Island and the ride is beautiful. We had only planned to go to St Simon's but with such easy access to Jekyll Island...we split our time up between both locations. The house is fully stocked with all the essentials. I do suggest you drive slow as you come up the private road....it is pretty bumpy but if you take it slow and easy, it is worth the drive. The whole family, kids and adults, decided this was a great place for vacation and we are glad we choose this house.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very secluded, peaceful, and quiet. Anything we needed was about 10 minute drive away.

  • 5 of 5

If your looking for peace and quiet, this is the place. My family and I spent most of our time sitting on the back porch and enjoyed the sound of nothing but nature. Most of the property was shaded by all the big beautiful trees. I've never been more relaxed on any vacation I've been on. It was less then 20 minutes to get to the beach, less then 10 minutes to shopping Plaza.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Our family truly enjoyed the property especially seeing the tide moving in and out spectacular

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Peace & Quiet

  • 4 of 5

Thanks Vickie for sharing your home with us. Everyone had a great RELAXING time and accommodations worked well for the 14 people we had. The general comment from my family was "how nice & quiet it was and nice to get away from city.

Thanks, RALPH

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

St. Simons Island Lighthouse Museum
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Brunswick
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Zachry's Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Jacksonville,Fl.
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Jekyll Island,
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Jacksonville,Fl
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
U S HWY 82 , US HWY 17 south,and I-95
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Zachry's
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island State Park
Car: necessary

Brunswick, Coastal, Georgia, USA ;20 min.to Jekyll Island, 30 min. to St. Simons Island, 1 hr to Savannah, GA, 1 hr to Jacksonville, FL.,Appx.45 min. to Fernandina Bch. Fl., 1 & 1/2 hr, to St Augustine,Fl., 3 hrs. to Daytona Bch. Fl.,appx. 4 hrs to Orlando, Fl. & Disney World.

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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

Must be 27 y/o to rent property. Rates are subject to change, depending on the number of guest coming into the home. Discount will apply for only 2 guest.
Security deposit may be lower, or higher, depending on the number of guest and pets occupying the home. Additional security deposit may be required for pets. If upstairs is not used, cleaning fee is $100.00. This home is not a party house. Breaking the rules of the home is cause for immediate eviction, with forfeiture of rental payment. Inquire about monthly rental discounts for January & February. Add $25.00 per person for over 10 guests,( will stop at 4 nights )
and an additional $50.00 cleaning fee. Any week that includes holidays: 4th of July; Labor Day; Thanksgiving; Christmas; New Years; Easter; Mothers Day; Fathers Day; and Memorial Day add $100.00. Georgia Florida weekend, October 26th through November 1st add $500.00. Must be age 40 + to book this weekend. Additional pets are $50.00 per pet. A picture ID is required for the guest signing the rental agreement. If a different guest pays a picture ID is required of them as well.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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