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Enlisted Men's Mess Hall/Screened Inn - North End Beaches WIFI

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 4

13A Cedarwood Ave., Tybee Island, GA, 31328

This historic Ft. Screven structure has been completely restored and renovated.

Layla Palmer of The Lettered Cottage fame has completely redecorated this amazing home!!! Originally built as one of three Mess Halls for the fort, this home has had a long and colorful history including time as a boarding house. Now a duplex, Enlisted Men's Mess Hall features tall ceilings with ceiling fans, extra large windows in every room, hardwood floors and wrap around screened porch.

Fenced-in yard with large palms and live oaks. Two blocks from the North Beach, 5 minutes from the Tybee Light House Station and the North Beach Grill restaurant. The Jaycee Park (ball fields, walking path, playground) is located directly behind the home.

Ground level, easy to access, pet-friendly.

Complimentary off-street parking for 2 cars.

Complimentary WiFi.

Minimum Age Requirement: Must be 25 years of age to rent this property.

PLEASE NOTE: Longer minimum stay requirements of up to 7 nights will apply during certain times of the year including holidays and our summer season.

More Details

Property Manager
Mermaid Cottages, Tybee Island, GA
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2017

Why Mermaid Cottages, Tybee Island, GA chose Coastal Georgia

Tybee holds so many good memories for me. I grew up in Savannah and, in my teenage years, spent every spring and summer weekend at Tybee (then called Savannah Beach). One of my mother's best friends lived in Fort Screven and we visited with her family often. I loved the old homes (large and small), the big porches, the mossy trees and the relaxed beach life.

I fell in love with Screened Inn before I ever saw it in person. I happened upon Layla and Kevin Palmer's blog and video of its renovation and called to arrange to see it.

What makes this cottage unique

I love the old hardwood floors, the sense of history in the house and its peaceful location.

Guestbook comments from the manager

From the first contact by phone to the last by email, Mermaid Cottages provided the best service of the 4 rental agencies I used this month on Tybee. Personable service, efficient, best price quality.
Aug 2014
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Location

Tybee lighthouse, Fort Screven, Fort Pulaski, Tybee Pier & Pavilion, beach ecology and dolphin tours

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Tybee Island in Chatham County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 full bathrooms in Enlisted Men's Mess Hall and 2.5 bathrooms in Screened Inn
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen bed, 2 Twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Notes:
The Enlisted Men's Mess Hall/Screened Inn duplex is ground level with just a few steps to the front door. Each side of duplex has its own huge screened porch and separate fenced yards, with comfy seating, original art from amazing local and regional artists - we love to support our local art scene! Duplex is located on Tybee Island's quiet north end and is within walking distance to the historic Officer's Row, Tybee lighthouse, North Beach, restaurants and shops. History buffs will especially enjoy Enlisted Men's Mess Hall/Screened Inn duplex. It was originally one of 3 mess halls for Fort Screven and has a colorful history including time as a boarding house. Each side of duplex rents separately and guests can rent either side of the duplex or can rent both sides if desired for large family gatherings, multi-family or friends' vacations, etc. Ask our reservationist for more details about this wonderful, unique, historic property; a special place to make wonderful beach memories!

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Enlisted Men's Mess Hall/Screened Inn - North End Beaches WIFI
average rating of 4.830986 based on 183 reviews
Oregon, WI
5

Enlisted Men's Mess Hall

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We absolutely love Mermaid Cottages! They do the very best job! This is our 5th year staying in the cottages and we love the experience every time! The cottage are so clean and decorated so beautifully!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: We're so happy we're your personal vacation home here on Tybee. You just keep coming and eventually you'll have stayed in every Mermaid Cottage! ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids
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Oregon, WI
5

Enlisted Men's Mess Hall

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We absolutely love Mermaid Cottages! They do the very best job! This is our 5th year staying in the cottages and we love the experience every time! The cottage are so clean and decorated so beautifully!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals
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5

Great trip!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The cottage was adorable and so clean! We enjoyed our stay !

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: I love the history as well as the adoreableness! ;) Come stay again any time, or check out another of our Mermaid Cottages! ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids
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Little Egg Harbor, NJ
5

We love Tybee and Mermaid Cottages!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We thouroughly enjoyed our stay at the Enlisted Mens Mess hall on Tybee Island and cannot wait to go back again! The cottage was adorable with it's vintage charm and bright and cheery coastal decor. It's in close proximity to the beach and many restaraunts a short golf cart's drive away. We would love to have read more on the history of the mess hall and pictures of it's previous life. Tybee Island is a magical place with so much history, great restaraunts and laid back style. We are looking forward to planning our next trip back! Thank you Mermaids!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: YOU are welcome! You have your vacation home with Enlisted Men's and Mermaid so come back any time! My grandfather ate many a meals in that mess hall so I love the pictures too! We appreciate your kind words and hope you know we appreciate you! ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids
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Mackinaw, Illinois
5

We love the Mess Hall

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This is our 2nd stay at the Enlisted Men's Mess Hall on Tybee Island. We love this cottage! It's in a great area, close to the lighthouse and North Beach Bar & Grill, short walk to a very quiet area of North Beach! Perfect size for small groups, the front porch is amazing, we just love this area of Tybee! And the Mermaids always make sure that the cottage is clean, comfy, and cozy!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: thank you! diane and the mermaids
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ROME, GA
4

Comfortable Stay

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

First, this location was perfect for our needs. My mother loves lighthouses, so the location was ideal. I like that you can walk to the beach and to the lighthouse. The directions to the beach were a bit confusing at first, but once I found the hidden wood door and tiny path, it was fine. My family enjoyed the cottage and thought it was very cute. I hate to be picky (especially because the customer service was top notch), but my only complaint was that the shower curtain liner needed to be changed - it wasn't extremely dirty, but the bottom had moldy spots. I slept in the room with the larger bed and the bed and pillows were very comfy. I loved the pretty views from all windows. The porch was my favorite...like other reviewers stated, it was so nice to set in the rocking chairs on the big porch and drink coffee in the mornings. I LOVED the Mermaid Cottages brand coffee! Thanks so much for that! We had an enjoyable time and will return to Savannah/Tybee in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Enlisted Men's Mess Hall. I will certainly pass on the tidbit about the shower liner to our operations manager so it will be taken care of. Thanks so much for your feedback. We strive for all of our guest to have the very best experience they can while staying with the Mermaids! Always let us know what we can do better to improve your stay. Till then take care and stay cool!! Mermaid Denise and the Mermaids
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Notes

  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees
  • From $175 to $195 nightly
  • US Dollars
  • Rate Chart and calendar show rates/availability for Enlisted Men's Mess Hall only
  • Screened Inn rental rate $195 nightly/$1365 weekly - (other side of duplex)
  • We offer 5% discount for AARP, AAA, Educator and Military
  • 13% hotel/motel tax * $89 Guest Services Fee
  • $130 pet fee for 1-2 pets (Enlisted Men's Mess Hall ONLY! Screened Inn - no pets!)
  • $100 housekeeping fee Enlisted Men's Mess Hall/$125 for Screened Inn
  • Longer Minimum stay requirements (up to 7 nights) during certain times of the
  • year including holidays Spring Break and our Summer Season.
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