Enjoy a bit of Southern history.
Accommodations: Six bedrooms (containing one king, three queens, four twins, and two daybeds with trundles) and 5½ baths (including outdoor shower); sleeps up to sixteen
Rates: September-October: $795/night; November-February: $695/night; March-May: $795/night; Memorial Day-Labor Day: $895/night with the exception of holidays
Location: St. Simons Island―one of the Golden Isles just off the coast of Brunswick, Georgia
Nearest airport: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), about one hour away
Amenities: Private pool and garden, spa, 46-inch HDTV with surround sound, DVD player, CD player with speakers to pool/patio area and first floor, large gas grill, gated parking for up to four cars, commercial-grade kitchen appliances
Need-to-know info: Security deposit (refundable) required. Local taxes and cleaning fee additional. Three night minimum. One-week minimum preferred for summer and holidays. No pets or smoking allowed.
Don't miss: Climbing the lighthouse; the beach at low tide―it disappears quickly!
Contact info: 404/261-1352 or stsimonscarriagehouse.com
(published September 2007, updated April 2010)