You will know you are home as you approach this gorgeous cottage located directly on the marsh at the serene north end of Sea Island. Built in a Mediterranean style reminiscent of The Cloister, the cottage features columns, arches, and a distinctive red tile roof. An impressive fountain welcomes you as you enter the circular drive. Entering through an ornately carved oversized door, you will find yourself in an atrium-like entryway with an inlaid floor and cantilevered ceiling. Above, intricate wrought iron railings hint at the living area...
You will know you are home as you approach this gorgeous cottage located directly on the marsh at the serene north end of Sea Island. Built in a Mediterranean style reminiscent of The Cloister, the cottage features columns, arches, and a distinctive red tile roof. An impressive fountain welcomes you as you enter the circular drive. Entering through an ornately carved oversized door, you will find yourself in an atrium-like entryway with an inlaid floor and cantilevered ceiling. Above, intricate wrought iron railings hint at the living area above.
To the left is the formal living room, featuring a beamed ceiling that coordinates perfectly with the honey-colored inlaid flooring. In an expansive room with walls of windows, plush seating is centered on a monumental stone fireplace. Outside is the ever-changing marsh, as well as a spacious terrace with accents of palm trees and live oaks. To the right of the entryway is a more intimate and casual sitting area – a den with an eclectic mix of furnishings, a wet bar, and another fireplace surmounted by a flat-screen television.
The dining room features a burnished antique table and Queen Anne chairs situated beneath an impressive chandelier. Windows on two sides offer outside views, while the room is open to the kitchen for convenience. The modern kitchen features a five-burner gas range, an island with a prep sink, plenty of cabinetry, and a copper range hood. There is also a thoughtful breakfast area set in a nook of windows, sure to be a favorite spot for that first cup of coffee.
Outside, the private pool is surrounded by a spacious patio and native vegetation. Pool may be heated with advance request prior to arrival and an additional fee.
The first-floor master’s retreat is a room filled with lush furnishings, a king bed with a carved mahogany headboard, a vaulted ceiling, and a sitting area that showcases the cottage’s marshfront location. The bath offers double sinks, a jetted tub, and a dressing area within a walk-in closet. On the second floor are five additional bedrooms, each with a private bath and tastefully appointed with a unique style. Children in your group will especially enjoy the bunkroom!
A staircase leads from the second floor to a third-floor lookout that provides a 360-degree panoramic view of the marsh. This might be the best vantage point for cocktail hour or a glimpse of the sunset.
With a location offering incomparable views and an added measure of privacy, Cottage 500 offers your family or group a home filled with fine furnishings and modern conveniences sure to make your Sea Island stay memorable.
More than 2 miles to resort
Not Pet Friendly
Full Resort Access
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Washer and Dryer
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An authentic Italian experience with Southern charm, where delicious family-style meals are enjoyed around a lively table. Homemade ravioli, fresh seafood, salads, pizza fresh from the Mugnaini wood oven, a well-stocked bar with wines from all 20 Italian wine regions, and classic cocktails reinvented to reflect the country. From the river side of the Colonial Lounge in The Cloister, take a right down the corridor and Tavola is on your left.
Our Forbes Five-Star spa features a water-inspired wellness journey complete with a variety of massage services, body treatments, and experiences including hydrotherapy, cold plunges, and hot pools. Also enjoy the services of our Salon with hair, makeup, manicures, and pedicures, as well as a Fitness Center with state-of-the-art weight and cardio equipment, studios, shop, and indoor lap pool. Take a left off the walkway that leads from The Cloister to the Beach Club.
Enjoy the beauty and tradition of legendary Scottish Links. A beautiful ocean-side course with sweeping dunes mixed with native grasses and wildflowers. A challenging and fun course, where you’re often at the mercy of the wind. Located at the Sea Island Golf Club on Retreat Avenue.
A historic course that was re-designed to bring back some traditional features and character. Along with the neighboring Seaside Course, it is the home of the PGA TOUR’s RSM Classic, a FedEx cup event hosted by Davis Love. Located at the Sea Island Golf Club on Retreat Avenue.
Thanks to stunning al fresco dining, Southern Tide opens up to the most beautiful thing we have to offer—the ocean. It’s oceanfront dining and fresh seafood make it a Sea Island beloved favorite. Perfect for a family catch-up, romantic night out, or simply an incredible culinary experience. Go down the hall on your left as you enter the Beach Club, mid-way down on your right.
The heart of fun in the sun at The Cloister, a short walk from the Main Building. Head out of the main entrance straight ahead and follow the lush path to discover three swimming pools, a waterslide, and splash pad. Poolside dining, our Snack Shack, Wonderland sweet shop, and delicious oceanfront seafood at Southern Tide. Home of two Sea Island shops, Sea Strike & Pub bowling alley, the Nature Center, Camp Cloister, bicycle rentals, and five miles of private beach along the Atlantic Ocean.
Fun and familiar, but served with with French flair or a Southern twist. Perfect for lunch, warm and friendly for dinner, ideal for drinks. Part of everyone’s visit to The Cloister. Make your way down the riverside hall of The Cloister.
Forbes Five-Star boutique hotel in a secluded private setting. The Lodge is welcoming, comfortable, and the hub of its own Sea Island world. With championship golf right next door. Make your way to the stunning Avenue of the Oaks, Retreat Avenue, on St Simons Island, off the roundabout at Frederica Road and Kings Way.
Comprising of rooms in the Main Building, The Cloister Wings, and Beach Club, The Cloister offers vibrant rooms and suites on the lush Georgian coast. Here you’re surrounded by activity, and close to wherever your day will take you.
Located at Sea Island’s Forbes Five-Star Spa, a short walk straight down the lush path from The Cloister main entrance (on your way to the Beach Club). Join us for a fitness class, personal training session, or a workout with state-of-the-art equipment in yoga, Pilates, strength, cycle, and cardio studios. Also features indoor heated lap pool, squash courts, steam and sauna, whirlpool, and cryotherapy.
Along the ocean or with sweeping views of salt marshes and tidal creeks. With the ocean at your feet and groceries delivered to your door. Renting a cottage is a treasured tradition for Sea Island families.