Heron Cottage – 309 Kelsall Ave

Heron Cottage - 309 Kelsall Ave

3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms Sleeps 6 St Simons Island

The Heron Cottage is a classically styled St. Simons cottage with a fantastic backyard, a wonderfully private pool and outdoor heated shower and covered bike parking. Beautifully decorated, it is located within a short walk or bike ride to the Village/Pier and beaches, this quiet neighborhood lets you escape the hustle and bustle for a truly serene stay. With 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, this boutique beach cottage is the perfect spot for your island getaway with family or friends.


THE SPACE

Heron Cottage features 3 comfortable bedrooms:
- Primary Suite: King bed on the 1st floor, en-suite bath with shower and jetted soaking tub
- Guest King Suite: 2nd Floor, en-suite bath with shower/tub combo
- Queen Suite: Main level, Queen bed, full bath across the hall with shower/tub combo

Kitchen:
-The kitchen is well stocked with all the essentials and a few extras, including wine storage, crockpot and juicer.

Gathering Areas:
- You'll love the open living room with 64" smart TV, comfortable couches, and plenty of seating for everyone.
-Open dining room
- The screened back porch is our favorite spot - perfect for dining or enjoying quiet time around the outdoor fireplace.
- The pool! Our pool is 15x30 and is surrounded by outdoor seating and a gas grill. The heated outdoor shower is perfect for rinsing the kids from the beaches.

We love hosting families and friends alike and many of our guests come year after year.

The Rules:
-OUR NEIGHBORS are precious to us and our guests should be thoughtful about the noise level. This is a quiet, peaceful neighborhood, and are looking for guests who will treasure it during their time here.

-OUTDOOR NOISE must be kept to a considerate level for our neighbors, including quiet hours starting at 9pm.

-GATHERINGS at this property are limited to registered Heron guests only (6 persons total). Events such as weddings, rehearsal dinners, parties etc. are not permitted.

-POOL is for registered Heron guests only.

-NO PETS or SMOKING anywhere on property. Due to allergies we are strictly pet and smoke free at Heron Cottage.

-PARKING is limited to 3 vehicles and 1 golf cart. No boats or trailers allowed.

Pool is approximately 15 x 30ft




Located on the south end of the Island, St. Simons Pier Village district serves as the downtown social hub and is a popular destination for shopping, dining and gathering on the pier and nearby lighthouse, playground and picnic areas. Overlooking the ocean and Jekyll Island across the way, you'll find the St. Simons Lighthouse and Museum, Neptune Park with its ocean side pool and facilities, playground, miniature golf course, and an oak shaded picnic area, fishing pier, public library and theater.


MORE INFO

Pets: This is not a pet friendly home.

Heated Pool: This property offers a heated pool option. The cost is $75/night+tax and can be added up to 48 hours before arrival. Let us know if you'd like to heat the pool!

No Smoking: No smoking is allowed in the home, on the porches/patios/decks, or on the property in general.

Minimum Age: Must be 25 + to book, or age 30 + on GAFL weekend (last weekend in October) For GAFL weekend(last weekend in October), guests must be age 30 + or kids with their parents, no student groups.We cannot make exceptions for that weekend.

No Events: No events or parties. No overnight guests beyond the original booking group.

Booking Policy: Unfortunately we can't host reservations that create 1-2 night gaps.

Tax Certificate: #126822

  • Near the St Simons Island Pier Village
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dining Table
  • Dishes and Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Full KItchen
  • Spices
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Health Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Water Parks
  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Water Sports
  • Beach
  • Hospital
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • DeepSea Fishing
  • Heating
  • Essentials. Towels, bed sheets, soap, and toilet paper
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Private Entrance
  • Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Satellite or Cable
  • Television
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking basics. Pots and pans, oil, salt and pepper
  • Near Ocean
  • Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Washer
  • Shampoo
  • Disinfectant is used when cleaning the property
  • High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (like countertops,
  • Enhanced cleaning practices are used
  • Contactless check-in and checkout is available
  • Wifi
  • Wifi speed (25+ Mbps)
  • Balcony
  • Fenced Yard
  • Garden
  • Deck/Patio
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool

Guest Review

by Rein
A lovely house! Nice and spacious! Nice pool. Quiet but above all a safe neighborhood. There is an airport behind what you don't see through the trees. Many private jets are rising. Mainly during the day. They don't fly at night. We didn't bother you any further! Kids even thought it was fantastic. But highly recommended!

Guest Review

by Ashly
The perfect house for a family trip! So close to everything and the pool was fantastic! Can’t wait to come back for another visit!

Guest Review

by Laura
This house was perfect for our girls trip- open and airy with lovely decor, plenty of space to lounge and relax but have alone time too, and the pool is exceptional! We loved the backyard and porch and the whole house is so well appointed and thoughtfully furnished. Close to town, easy to get to the beach- it has it all!

Guest Review

by Travis
Nice place to stay close to most everything. The pool is a nice feature and has the option to be heated. Would definitely recommend staying here!

Guest Review

by Taryn
This house totally amazing! Beautifully appointed, comfy, nice linens, well-stocked kitchen--even a stylishly set dining table! I have only good things to say! We would have used the pool, but a bit a cold spell happened. We call it the Hutchins' Curse! 😉 But, lots of great restaurants and golfing--we weren't ever bored! Would stay again--loved St. Simon's Island!

Guest Review

by Tara
We loved this house more than we anticipated. From the moment we walked in, we absolutely loved it! We went with three adult couples and the space was perfect. The outdoor spaces are great and I loved running around the island in the mornings. The restaurants are very good, extremely reasonably priced and service excellent. Locals are very nice. The shops are lovely. Golf is very expensive on the island but we went to Jekyll which is very close and the course was great. We had the pool heated but only used it a couple of times but it was great to have. The backyard is private and big enough to relax. The screened in porch is really lovely. We spent a lot of time there in the evenings and the large front porch in the mornings. Attention to detail in all furnishings and decor. It’s really a great house! I hope to make it back!!

Guest Review

by Christy
We enjoyed our stay at Heron Cottage a great deal. The owners were extremely responsive during the booking process, and addressed small questions during our stay immediately. This is a terrific home - spacious, sun-filled rooms, high ceilings, attractive and modern furniture and decor, comfortable beds, roomy, well-appointed bathrooms. All three bedrooms are attractive and beautifully decorated. We played board games under the glow of various light fixtures, all on dimmers, which we love. We walked to tennis and pickleball courts, restaurants, the beach and other places in town. Many older homes in this neighborhood are now modern dwellings, like Heron Cottage, offering modern conveniences but remaining in keeping with this seaside community. Location near airport worth noting.

Beach Holiday

by Kristen
We had a great time on our beach getaway. The house is wonderful with lots of space to gather. The heated pool was a definite plus for the kids!

Online Review

by Anita
We had a beautiful stay. The house, yard, pool and location were perfect. Highly recommend a stay here.
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