Enjoy a bit of Southern history.

By Abigail B. Millwood
July 25, 2007
Enjoy a bit of Southern history
Harlan Hamright and Richard Leo Johnson

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

Availability: Year-round

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)