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AUSTIN MERMAID 3 bedrooms, 2 bathroom
Steps from the beach!
POOL! 45 FOOT BY 16 FOOT SALT WATER POOL WITH SPLASH PAD/SUN DECK ENTRY!
Austin Mermaid is a stylishly decorated, relaxing, home-away-from-home, where family, friends and couples can unwind and have fun!
Located on a quiet beachside street, this immaculate, completely renovated and equipped 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home also boasts a living room, family room, dining area, screened in sunroom and a large dine-in kitchen. Its huge, fenced, back yard with gorgeous pool makes it a great space where everyone can swim play, make S’mores in the fire pit, or adults can enjoy a quiet evening drink on the patio. One of the very best home rentals on historic Jekyll Island!
3rd house from beach. Driftwood Beach a short walk down the beach
WIDE SCREEN TV: 6 TVs w/deluxe channel package, Netflix, Amazon, sports, etc. 2 DVD players and selection of movies
MW, DW, W/D, Addt’l convection oven/pizza maker, Chef-equipped
WiFi/DSL; Unlimited Domestic Long Distance Calling
BEDS: 1 King, 1 Queen, 1 Double, 2 Single (1 trundle), Sofa Bed. Accommodates 8-10.
Cheery décor with vaulted ceiling and plenty of light in the living spaces, but cool and muted light in the bedrooms for sleeping.
Backyard, pool and beach toys, boogie boards, golf umbrella, beach chairs, coolers, board games, and more. Child dining seat, high chair and Pack ’n play.
NO PETS, NO SMOKING.
Bed Linens and Towels are not provided at this unit. Renters can bring them from home or use our linen rental service.
Nearest Beach Boardwalk Crossover: Albright Lane. Nearest beach access Gould Lane.
***Beach Access Not Always Available At High Tide***
Jekyll Realty Commitment to Cleanliness Protocols
We take standards for hygiene and cleanliness very seriously and are taking steps to ensure the safety of our guests and employees alike. Jekyll Realty has been closely monitoring recent statements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and are working to ensure that we meet the latest recommendations for hygiene and cleaning.
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Response from Jekyll Island Property Sales & Management, INC.Dear James V., Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Austin Mermaid, we are delighted you enjoyed your time at this very popular vacation home. We apologize you found the cleaning wasn’t quite up to par but are pleased you noted the home to be neat and tidy. This summer, like many others in the service industry, we found ourselves in the position of doing more work with less staff. Thankfully it was only temporary, we’re confident that on your next visit to Austin Mermaid you will once again be posting 5 star reviews. Thank you again!
We had a wonderful week here. The house is so cute and comfortable and was extremely clean. The kitchen is stocked with pretty much everything you could possibly need. We rented a Red Bug for the week so having a garage where we could keep it charging was a bonus. And the pool!! Absolutely beautiful. We could hear the ocean at night while enjoying a fire in the fire pit.The house is an easy 2-5 minute walk from several beach crossovers. This north part of the island doesn't have much beach at high tide and they are doing erosion control, so we drove or biked just minutes down the road to other Jekyll beaches for long beach days. There's also lots of beach and pool toys, chairs, etc in the garage to use. Jekyll Realty was wonderful to work with and was extremely responsive when I called a couple of times asking where to find something. We loved it so much, we've already booked a week for next year!
Our only issue, and it had nothing to do with the house but should really be addressed by the rental company: on two different occasions service workers had to come to the home. One worker came for a scheduled check for the air conditioning and two came to check the pump for the pool. None were wearing masks! I can somewhat understand the pool workers not being masked, and we were able to distance communicate, but the air conditioning worker came in the home and understandably touched the thermostat and other surfaces. We disinfected after he left, but there was nothing we could do about him being unmasked save not to let him in.
We realize many people do not take recommended Covid guidelines seriously, but we do, especially considering our ages and underlying conditions. We’d love to be able to completely relax on vacation and believe as a professional courtesy service workers could wear masks for fifteen or twenty minutes! Might influence our decision to return.
Response from Jekyll Island Property Sales & Management, INC.Thank you for your kind words, the owners of Austin Mermaid are most interested in assuring that their guests have everything they could possibly want in a luxury accommodation. We understand you to say that the house is worthy of 5 stars but interaction with the servicemen caused the reduction to 4 stars. We are very sorry for that portion of your vacation experience and have been told by their superiors that these were isolated incidents and will not be repeated as long as restrictions remain in place. For future stays, please keep in mind that any routine maintenance can always be rescheduled to a more convenient time. Thank you again, we look forward to your return to Jekyll Island and the beautiful Austin Mermaid. - Jekyll Realty –
Response from Jekyll Island Property Sales & Management, INC.Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Austin Mermaid. The owners have upgraded their cable package as you suggested in hopes of making future stays at Austin Mermaid perfect.
The only complaint that we have is the beds. They're horribly uncomfortable. Otherwise we would have given it 5 stars.
Response from Jekyll Island Property Sales & Management, INC.We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Austin Mermaid. Thank you for your feedback on the beds. The homeowner has updated beds and mattresses at Austin Mermaid in hopes of making it a 5 star experience for future guests.
The house was very clean and Jekyll Realty is always a pleasure to deal with when renting on the island.
Your request has been sent. We look forward to meeting all your vacation needs!