Historic vacation home on St. Simons Island, Georgia with private pool and garden. Six bedrooms sleep up to 16 with extra daybeds & trundles for kids. Spacious dining room and living room work well for family meals prepared in professional grade kitchen and big outdoor grill. Yard big enough for golf putting, or family tournaments of badminton or bocce ball. Easy stroll to the beach, the fishing pier, the historic lighthouse, or the village shops and restaurants. Great base for day trips to Savannah, Jekyll Island, or the Okefenokee Swamp. Weekend and weekly rentals available year-round. Featured in Coastal Living magazine and listed on The National Register of Historic Places.

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Strachan Carriage HouseGuest Comments
  • "Thank you so much for opening up your home to us. This is an awesome place and we had a wonderful time – all fourteen of us!"

    -Sisters of the Yam, Memphis, Atlanta, St. Louis & De, Va & Fl

  • "The Strachan Carriage House was the site for a wonderful celebration: 14 strong the Foleys, Groves & Greenwalds gathered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Nana and Bucky – it was a time of fun & celebration – this beautiful house was as comfortable as home, everything at our fingertips, location, location, location – amazing!

    Beaching, fishing, golfing and a grand celebration at the Jekyll Island Club were part of our adventure.

    Anyone lucky enough to discover this wonderful house will have memories for a lifetime."

    -The Foleys, Groves & Greenwalds

  • "The Radford family celebrated the 80th birthday reunion of June Radford (Mom). This was our first reunion of the whole family since 2000. The Strachan House made the perfect site for our get-together. The patio by the pool was a wonderful place for everyone to sit and talk in the evening. St. Simons Island is also a great place to visit. Kayaking, bike riding, walks, and the trolley tour were big hits. Also visited the light-house, the cemetery at the Episcopal Church near Ft. Frederica. And we can’t forget that Mom proved her prowess at miniature golf at the age of 80."

    -Family members from NC, TX, NC, CA, GA, and FL.

  • "What a wonderful week! We loved...- sleeping by the pool under the fans, - flying kites on the beach, - watching the shadows of the live oaks thought the shuttered windows, - walking to the shops for ice cream, lotion, whatever. Thanks for your thoughtfulness & warm hospitality. We want to come again"

    -The Ivesters, Georgia

  • "We had a wonderful Family Vacation! We all enjoyed the Pool and the location near the village & Pier. The week passed too quickly. Hope to come back!"

    -The Childers, Kentucky and Virginia

  • "We were a bit concerned about a family vacation in an historic landmark, but this is a beautifully livable house.  Cooking was a pleasure in the best equipped kitchen we’ve ever had, and we’ve had 20 years of experience.  It was as if our hostess had anticipated every need!"

    -The Hall/Sweets Family, Ky, Tn, Va, Ga, & NC

  • "What another wonderful time! We found our laughing place, our happy place, and our peaceful place. Making family memories and enjoying a home away from home. Many thanks!......Thank you again for another wonderful vacation! I’ve been in the wonderful carriage house for 10 days and really hate to leave in the morning. But I’m refreshed and renewed and ready for anything now!"

    -Family descendants of Joel Chandler Harris, Georgia author of Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit Tales

  • "We loved the house. It was perfect for our family reunion. The pool was awesome! The children and adults loved swimming in it morning, noon and night. We found all sorts of wildlife on the beach. Walking into town, shopping and miniature golf were great. Thanks for sharing your house!"

    -Three generations from Boston

  • "The rich history of the place could be felt all around. You feel secluded, yet you are right in the middle of everything. We enjoyed every minute of the stay. The pool, jacuzzi, even the local restaurants. Loved it all."

    -The Davis Family

  • "Thank you for the wonderful accommodations helping our family celebration to be a success!"

    -The Newman Family, Fl, PA, NJ, NY, VA, MD, OH, IL, MI and England!