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
  • "We enjoyed ourselves so much in your beautiful home! Loved St. Simon’s, the beach, bocce ball on the sand, golf, scavenger hunt, the lovely pool, and beaches – and last but not least – the food! We really lived on the back patio."

    -Families from MN, AZ, CO, FL, & WI to celebrate 55th wedding anniversary

  • "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 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

  • "The pool was phenomenal, as our week was a scorcher! Visiting the beaches, walks into town, and SHOPPING, were fun. We even had to sleep with the lights on after being spooked by the wonderful stories on the lighthouse ghost tour ….a must tour!"

    -Grandparents from Florida brought together their kids and grandchildren from Illinios, Wisconsin, and New Jersey.

  • "We had a wonderful 30th birthday celebration in your welcoming home. My son & his family and friends are ready to do it again soon. Thank you for sharing it all with us!"

    -The Harters, Jacksonville, FL

  • "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

  • "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 fabulous house to have our girl retreat and family birthday party! We loved the historic charm and convenient location. Even though all of us have been to St. Simons over the years, this is the first time we’ve all been together to create new memories, and we’re so looking forward to coming back to this beautiful house! See you next time!"

    -Sisters and their daughters from Atlanta

  • "My wonderful family surprised me with 4 glorious days in this beautiful home to celebrate my 70th birthday. We were 24 in number & each one so special to me…The memories of these days will forever remain with me & bring a smile when I remember..."

    -The Huseonica Family, NC, GA

  • "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