Charming Riverfront Cottage Rental with a Private Dock in Shellman Bluff, Georgia

Shellman Bluff, Georgia (United States)
1 unit
6 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Barbecue

This charming cottage rental is located on 18-acres of land with open private lawns to play with the family or stroll around and enjoy the natural scenery. Those who love the water will greatly appreciate the private dock located on the river, where guests can fish and swim.

With the ability to accommodate up to six guests comfortably, the cottage boasts two bedrooms, both with queen-size beds and access to a deck through French doors. There are two full bathrooms both containing combined a shower and tub. The hosts will provide all towels and linens to ensure guests are looked after during their stay.

There is a full kitchen and a unique eight seater breakfast bar for guests to prepare and enjoy meal ar a group. The kitchen contains an oven, a stove, an ice-maker refrigerator, a microwave, cooking utensils, and dinnerware so guests can cook whatever they please. There is a cozy living room with soft couches and a television for entertainment. Guests can utilize the washer and dryer inside of the cottage, and they can adjust the central heating and air conditioning.

Outside, there is a wrap around balcony deck for guests to relax and enjoy the views. The fish cleaning area has a propane grill for the outdoor cooking experience. There is a fire ring outside where guests can snuggle up and gaze at the stars at night. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Fireplace
  • Toiletries
  • Television
  • Washer
  • Dining table
  • Air conditioning
  • Satellite/Cable
  • BR/DVD player
  • Sound system

Guests can enjoy the luxuries of central air conditioning, heating, and the use of the washing machine and clothes dryer. Linens, towels, and a hairdryer are provided for guests free of charge.

The property has a dock with a fish cleaning area, and there is also a grill for cooking those fresh catches.

The hosts provide two kayaks, two light mountain bikes, and a surfboard for guest use.

There is parking for three cars available under the elevated cabin.

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Guest Services

  • Bicycle rental

Guests need to enquire with the hosts if they wish to rent a jon boat or book a charter with captain Alan.

Location + Surroundings

  • Antiquing

This property sits on a half acre of land on the Georgia coast. Guests will have the South Newport River in their backyard—and many other rivers in the surrounding areas! Shellman Bluff, an old oystering community, is just 12 minutes away from the property, where glampers will find the Hunter's Cafe, Speeds Kitchen, and Blackbeard's restaurants to visit. The property is about 20 minutes from the Sapelo Island and the Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge. Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge is also close by, which the hosts recommend. Glampers can visit the Wildlife Refuge with the provided two bicycles, ride around in the wilderness, and photograph the wildlife.

Jacksonville, Florida, is just an hour and 20 minutes from the property if glampers want to make a visit. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Tennis

The surrounding area to this property is a wonderful place to walk and hike with river scenery. There are national wildlife refuges nearby, giving guests a place to observe the nature and enjoy bird watching. As the hosts provided bikes, guests can head out to the 'Coastal Rail Trail' and take in the ocean views. Guests can Play golf at the 18-hole Sapelo Hammock Golf Club. Kayaking along the rivers exploring the bends and turns is another exciting adventure to be discovered on the Georgia coast. Alternatively, glampers can bring their boats or rent one near the property and take to the open water.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 15 days before check-in, you will receive a 50% refund.
  • If you cancel within 15 days of check-in, the host does not offer a refund.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion.
  • Refund does not include Glamping Hub service fee.
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Additional Information

Children are welcome at the property and renters must be a minimum age of 21 years old.

Guests need to contact the hosts to inquire about dogs staying at the property. If confirmed, dogs will need to stay outside or on the deck. There is a $200 refundable deposit for confirmed pet stays and an additional pet fee, per pet per night.

This is a non-smoking property, and for all guests, there is a cleaning fee.

The owner would like to share his piece of free-spirited, Key West-style paradise with glampers while he's away on business. He hopes the property makes guests happy—an emotion which sustains one's purpose...a foundation of becoming more creative and successful in one's endeavors. Please let the hosts know how they can enhance guests' vacation experience. Read more

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