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 oversize door you will find yourself in an atrium-like entryway with inlaid floor and cantilevered ceiling. Above you, 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 oversize door you will find yourself in an atrium-like entryway with inlaid floor and cantilevered ceiling. Above you, intricate wrought iron railings hint at the living area above.
Immediately to the left is the formal living room, featuring a beamed ceiling that coordinates perfectly with the honey-colored intricately inlaid flooring underfoot. In an expansive room with walls of windows, plush seating is centered on a monumental stone fireplace. Just outside is the ever-changing marsh, as well as a spacious terrace with accents of palm trees and live oaks.
Just down a short hall is the master’s retreat, a room filled with lush furnishings, a king bed with carved mahogany headboard, vaulted ceiling, and a sitting area that showcases the cottage’s marsh-front location. The bath offers double sinks, a jetted tub, and a dressing area within a walk-in closet.
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.
Just steps away is the dining room, with a burnished antique table and Queen Anne chairs situated beneath an impressive chandelier. Windows on two sides offer views of the outside, while the room is open to the kitchen for maximum convenience. The modern kitchen features a 5-burner gas range, island with 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 as the light of sunrise paints the marsh with a golden glow.
Set on the lawn just outside is the ultimately private pool, surrounded by a spacious patio and native vegetation.
On the second floor are 5 additional bedrooms, each with private bath and each tastefully appointed with a unique style. Children in your group with 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 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.
Twin Bunk Beds
More than 2 miles to resort
Not Pet Friendly
Full Resort Access
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Washer and Dryer
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