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Train Watchers' Cottage on Way to Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Relax on front porch swing and catch a glimpse of the many trains that pass through Folkston each day. Visit the Train Museum in the old restored depot in downtown Folkston. Walk around town for an ice cream cone or soup and sandwich at Whistlin' Dixie's and join the ever present group of train watchers at the Funnel. Take a short ride to the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge for a guided tour of the pristine wilderness or rent a boat for a closer look at the alligators in the cypress swamp. Take a day trip to historic St. Marys where ferries daily cruise the open waters of the St. Marys River forty-five minutes to Cumberland Island where you will see wild horses, deer and turkeys on your walk across the island to the Atlantic Ocean beach. Take other day trips to St. Simons, Jekyll, or Amelia Island.

At the end of the day enjoy a fine dinner at the Okefenokee Restaurant in Folkston or

Lang's seafood in St. Marys.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
10 June, 2018

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Folkston, Georgia

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Antique tub with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

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(24 traveller reviews)

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Train Watchers' Cottage on Way to Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge
average rating of 4.4166665 based on 24 reviews
4

Great weekend

  • 4 of 5

Was a great stay. Walking distance of the track. Will stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 08/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Macon, Ga.
3

Quaint. Very clean. Simply did not understand train after train tooting horns all night.

  • 3 of 5

Train noise all night.

High way in front of cottage a racetrack until about 1:00 am.

Greatly enjoyed the Thai restaurant in town. Loved touring Okefenokee Swamp both daytime and sunset boat tours.

Visited Jekyll Island all one day, only an hour away.

Other than the noise factor it was a good trip.

  • Review Submitted: 02/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry you were inconvenienced by the train noise. Folkston is known for its busy train schedule, and many people come here for that reason. I'm glad you enjoyed the rest of your time at the Okefenokee Swamp and Jekyll Island.
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3

a quaint cottage

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and it was what we expected as we had stayed in the cottage before. And it's called the Train Watcher's Cottage by design. the trains run night and day - which if you're not a train lover can be a bit disconcerting.

  • Review Submitted: 08/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Good little place to stay!

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our visit, thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 30/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Florida
5

Wonderful host, charming cottage

  • 5 of 5

Lucy was very helpful when we evacuated at the last minute before hurricane Irma. The cottage is very nicely decorated, equipped with all we could need. Thank you Lucy and Brittney!

  • Review Submitted: 24/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Georgia
4

Comfortable and homey

  • 4 of 5

Everything you need & close enough to visit swamp & beach!

  • Review Submitted: 10/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport (JAX)
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Jekyll Island, GA
Car: necessary

Train watching, Exploring coastal islands, Jacksonville, FL, zoo about 45 mi., Canoe rentals for St. Marys River four miles at Boulogne, FL, Water park on Jekyll Island about 45 miles, Ferry to Cumberland Island National Seashore in St. Marys, GA, St Simons Island, GA about 50 miles

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$100.79

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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