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The Oliver House of 1916 Coastal Cottage located in downtown St.Marys

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2Bd-2Ba Historic Coastal Cottage

Come on in and leave your worries behind because you will feel relaxed as soon as you enter. The house has over 40 windows for plenty of natural light and shades if your not ready for the sunshine yet. Upstairs, enjoy a glass of wine on the patio or go inside where you won't find any drywall, only tons of heart pine with a lil oak and driftwood here and there, and take a jacuzzi bath in the upstairs bathroom. There are 10ft ceilings and 2 fireplaces upstairs with a full kitchen, formal dining room ,formal living room, formal entry room and 2 sitting areas with great views. This house has tons of antiques along with a lot of my own personal touches. I have a Landline, Wireless and Satellite TV (just in case you still want to stay in touch with the rest of the world) also books, DVDS and boardgames if you have any free time upstairs. As you go down the original inside staircase you will find the master bedroom which has 2 fireplaces and the 2nd spacious bedroom and bathroom and a sitting/sun room. I have front loader Bosch washer and dryer just in case you feel like keeping up with dirty laundry while in town? And of course I am an animal lover!! So please feel free to bring your furry family members too!! Lets just try to make them mind their manners ;) There is a huge fenced in back yard with a gas BBQ grill, picnic table and extra chairs. Should there be a cool night or two, I also have a burn pit for the perfect s'mores. The property is settled on a charming corner lot with plenty of room for parking, just don't hit one of the pecan trees and take care when your around the magnolia tree. It came in a coffee-can from Birmingham AL, compliments of my 4th grade teacher that taught me at St.Marys Elementary School which is right up the road. The house is located in the historic district and is within walking distance to the waterfront area which is where the ferry is located for Cumberland along with shopping restaurants and bars. I generally have a few bikes and fishing rods laying around the house but I can't guarantee one of my neighbors or friends didn't barrow them so please feel free to bring your own. The house is fully equipped so just bring some clothes and a toothbrush and your ready to go:D


Owner
Ashley Levy
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2018

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in St. Marys

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Jetted Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Second Bedroom - 1 double bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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The Oliver House of 1916 Coastal Cottage located in downtown St.Marys
average rating of 4.885246 based on 61 reviews
5

Eclectic Beach Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Oliver House! You take a step back in time when you enter the doors and find yourself wondering what these walls have seen! The decor was eclectic and we discovered something new every day. The location was perfect for us. Loved this small town situated perfectly between lots of tourist locations such as Jekyll Island, Amelia Island, and St. Augustine. Easy access to Jacksonville airport.

Our evenings were filled with playing cards or watching one of the many DVD's available to us. When the weather was nice we enjoyed a bike ride around town and just sitting by the fire!

  • Review Submitted: 13/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Experience.

  • 5 of 5

The Oliver House was very interesting and unique. The furnishings were so interesting. I am sure everything had a story behind it being there. Our dog loved the back yard. We would love to come and stay here . Cumberland Island is very interesting. I would recommend reading the history before you go and make ferry reservations months in advance!

  • Review Submitted: 09/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Syracuse, NY
5

Excellent place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house with a warm feel, cozy and comfortable. Fully furnished and equipped with everything anyone would need. Great location, just 2 blocks from a salt marsh with views to the sea beyond. Owner was terrific, responded promptly to all questions and was devoted to making sure we were comfortable. Already booked for next year!

  • Review Submitted: 08/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very comfortable — beautiful furnishings — thoughtful hist

  • 5 of 5

Many amenities, well stocked, comfortable beds. Thanks to Ashley!

  • Review Submitted: 28/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beaufort, SC
5

Quiet long weekend in St Mary’s

  • 5 of 5

The Oliver House is close to the river, shops and restaurants. Very quiet place with a very large back yard. Great if you have pets. We didn’t bring our dog because Cumberland Island tour is a long day

  • Review Submitted: 15/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eclectic Coastal House

  • 5 of 5

If you're coming to the St. Marys area, you will enjoy staying at this historic coastal home just blocks from the St. Marys River and town center. The kitchen is well-stocked and there are lots of enjoyable decorating details. The two bedrooms and a bath are downstairs with kitchen, living area, dining room and bath on the second floor. The two levels are connected by a winding indoor staircase with rather small steps. This was not a problem for us, but might be difficult for some to navigate .

  • Review Submitted: 26/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Jacksonville Florida
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
J's Pub
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Miles
Cumberland Island
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Osprey Cove
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Langs Seafood
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Cumberland Island
Car: recommended

I grew up in this small fishing hole town and always had a blast without anything but my ole beach cruiser.You can take a ride around town, go either way out of the driveway and your sure to end up at a boat ramp just in time for a lil fishing or shrimping. If that doesn't float your boat you can always jump on Langs Ferry and pop over to Cumberland Island for the day. Make all of your phone calls before you arrive on the island because you probably won't get the greatest service. It is truly like stepping back in time over there. You won't find any paved roads but you will find ruins of mansions, intact mansions, wild horses, turkey, hogs and deer (keep a special eye out for the white deer) to name a few. As your walking down the sanded paths be sure to pay attention to what is under your feet, could be sharks teeth? If your looking to get off off the oak tree shaded paths and have some fun in the sun, then take a path out to the beach where you will have 18 miles of one of the quietest beaches I have ever been to. Don't be shocked if you see wild stallions running up and down the beach just appreciate their beauty. The beach is great for shelling , as the seasons change so will the shells that wash up on the shore line. October and November and normally great months to get a few extra bucks, sand dollars is the island currency according to me. When you get back to the house on the mainland, give a hello to Charlie or Larry who live across the street;) Charlie will always know whats going on around town.. and tell him I said 'Hey Charlie, I miss you and see ya soon!!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in St. Marys

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$154
AU$899
 

Additional information about rental rates

Clean/ Restock Fee AU$128.39
Pet Fee AU$128.39
Property Damage Protection AU$75.75
Tax Rate 6.0%

****** No Early Check-in's or Late Check-outs without prior permission!!!***
*Check In Time 4 PM*
*Check Out Time 10AM*
*4 People Max *
*$100.00 Pet Fee when applicable*
*Onetime $100.00 Cleaning Fee on all reservations*
*6% Sales Tax on Rental fee only, not on deposits and cleaning fees*
If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to give me a call and let's talk..904-982-0972 Ashley

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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