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
  • "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

  • "Every summer our Grandfather graciously treats the entire family to a fun filled vacation. Somehow we stumbled onto St. Simons and this beautiful home! This week has been amazing – from beach walks, kayak trips & shark fishing to just relaxing by the pool and playing euchre on the deck!"

    -The Coryells, Ferrells, Fahertys & Francis Family

  • "Happy New Year! Eleven of our family spent a relaxing week here during the holidays with lots of laughs, great excursions and really good food. ..We embraced the close proximity to town and the water. .. We even ventured to Savannah for a night. Playing games in the evenings brought us all closer and bonded generations of ages from 17 to 75! The people in St. Simons are some of the friendliest we’ve ever met on our many travels! "

    -Guests from FL, WI, and France

  • "We had a great 50th wedding anniversary, thanks to Strachan Carriage House – which comfortably accommodated our family of eleven including my wife and I, three children and four grandchildren. The location is great and there was much to do resulting in the week going by too quickly. Thanks for sharing your wonderful home with us."

    -Grandparents in Florida; family from Texas

  • "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.

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Can’t think of a better place to spend time with great friends!"

    -The Allens, 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