"Camp Nina" Great view! No Cleaning Fee!

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Private room in residential home hosted by Jim

3 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 2 shared bathrooms
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Our home is a lovely two story log house with lots of character in a very scenic location on the edge of Georgia's breathtaking marsh that you can see from the master bedroom upstairs available for rent The rustic cabin intrigues both women and men both inside and out. It is decorated inside with outdoorsy items and wildlife art paintings resembling a fishing and hunting cabin, which it still is! The neighborhood is quiet, especially at night. 2nd bedroom for 2 available.

The space
The master bedroom has a king size bed with two bedside tables with lamps, TV with 71 cable channels, two living room type chairs and dresser with mirror, closet. There is a lockable private door into the shared upstairs full bathroom with unique ship's porthole window, vanity, and shower/tub combination.

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What this place offers

Waterfront
Kitchen
Wifi – 50 Mbps
Free parking on premises
32" TV with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, standard cable/satellite
Washing machine
Dryer
Central air conditioning
Bath
Patio or balcony

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Darien, Georgia, United States

From our deck and master bedroom, living room, kitchen, and downstairs full bath, we have the best view in the State of Georgia! You can see across the marsh to 30 feet deep Atwood River, where shrimp boats, tug boats, sport fishing boats, and pleasure boats pass.

Beyond that, you can see the Intracoastal Waterway with passing yachts, shrimp boats, sail boats, speed boats, and an occasional barge pulled or pushed by a tug. Beyond that are Patterson Island, Little Sapelo Island, Big Sapelo Island, Doboy Sound, the Sapelo Lighthouse, and the Atlantic Ocean.

We have a small dock on a tidal canal which allows a boat of 28 feet or less and kayaks to come into the house once a day and once a night at half high tide or higher.

The Sapelo Island Ferry is just around the corner from our home, and is also visible off our deck. There is a crude launching area for boats including kayaks 16 feet or less on my canal off the causeway, and a full length boat lift and dock at a public marina four miles from our house.

McIntosh County is a bird watcher's paradise on the Colonial Coast Birding Trail. Wading birds and occasional shore beach birds can be seen in the marsh in front of our deck and from the nearby causeway, and sea gulls and pelicans over Atwood River 1100 feet away. Neonatal song birds pass through our yard and woods. Wood storks roost in a freshwater pond in walking distance of my house, fly by, and nest in the Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge in northern McIntosh County.

Just south of Darien is the State Altamaha Waterfowl refuge on historic Butler island, a former rice plantation, where many varieties of ducks and other waterfowl feed and roost, as well as the mighty Altamaha River Biosphere being preserved by the Nature Conservancy and other non-profit land preservation organizations working with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

McIntosh County is also a freshwater and saltwater fishing paradise for bridge, dock, inshore and offshore charter fishing available 15 miles away. There are numerous public launching areas and marinas with boat lifts for boats over 28 feet long, most of which sell bait and tackle. Hunting opportunities in season on public areas or by guided hunts include deer, wild hog, ducks, marsh hens, and even alligators!

Hosted by Jim

Joined in March 2019
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I'm a 79 year old widower and grandfather. I'm a local tour guide on nearby Sapelo Island and of Historic Darien, Ga. I'm retired from the US Coast Guard Auxillary, former flotilla commander, St. Simons Island Flotilla. Former president, Darien Lions Club.Member of local bike group. Quarter of a century in conservation work with the Georgia State Game and Fish Commission, Georgia Conservancy, U.S. Interior Department, and Executive Director, Georgia Wildlife Federation. Named National Conservationist of the year by the National Wildlife Federation. News junkie. Former magazine editor: newspaper columnist, award winning news and feature writer, and radio and television newsman and photographer. Degree in journalism from the University of Georgia, 1962. Member of Delta Tau Delta, Sigma Delta Chi Journalism Society, Phi Kappa Phi, President, DiGammaKappa Radio and Television Society, Co-captain, Varsity Rifle Team, top standing scorer. Former role player, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Brunswick, Ga. I enjoy hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, biking, historical lectures, reading history and biography, and interesting conversationalists, both men and women. I love action movies, classical music, concerts, plays, and seafood of all kinds.
I'm a 79 year old widower and grandfather. I'm a local tour guide on nearby Sapelo Island and of Historic Darien, Ga. I'm retired from the US Coast Guard Auxillary, former flotilla…

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We have been vaccinated fully vaccinated for Covid 19 with two shots of the Moderna vaccine. I'm usually available full time unless I'm conducting a tour of nearby Sapelo Island on Airbnb experiences page for Darien, GA, USA or the Darien Historic District or of McIntosh County, riding with our local bike group, going to historical society lectures, cocktail parties of the chamber of commerce here or in Brunswick or St. Simons Island, or gone fishing or hunting nearby!

My companion is a professional cook who offers our lodging guests only their choice of a fried seafood, low country boil, steak, or chicken dinner for $30 per person with one days notice. I can also recommend numerous excellent local restaurants and in Brunswick, St. Simons, and Jekyll Island.
We have been vaccinated fully vaccinated for Covid 19 with two shots of the Moderna vaccine. I'm usually available full time unless I'm conducting a tour of nearby Sapelo Island on…

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House rules

Check-in: 13:00 - 17:00
Check out: 10:00
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
May encounter potentially dangerous animals
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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