USA Georgia St. Simons Island Coast Cottages - St. Simons Island Listing #18992

Bell Ringer Cottage - St. Simons Island, GA

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29 reviews
Max. occupancy: 10 2 King Bed, 6 Twin Bed 4 bedrooms 4.5 bathrooms No pets 
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Oceanfront cottage with view, balconies & shared pools, walk to parks

Enjoy a memorable beach vacation experience when you visit Bell Ringer Cottage in the exclusive Coast Cottage community. Just steps from the beach, this home features 2000 square feet of porches, decks, and private balconies. Climb to the rooftop for stunning views, or relax in the community pools. This multi-story home offers an elevator, well-appointed kitchen and a relaxing Jacuzzi tub in the master suite.

What’s nearby:
There will never be a dull moment when you visit Bell Ringer Cottage. You’re in the heart of St. Simons activities, many of which are just a short walk or bike ride away. Enjoy family-friendly Neptune Parks for picnics and playground time. In addition to shopping and dining, you’ll find golfing, museums and art galleries too! The St. Simons lighthouse is a must do.

Things to know:
Free WiFi
The pool can be heated upon request! 72 hours notification is required and a pool heat fee of $40 plus tax per day must be paid prior to check-in.

County permit number: 126824

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.



Jetted tub


Children's games



Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Partial AC

Kitchen & dining






Ocean view


Water view



Internet : Xfinity



DVD library

DVD player

Wireless router



Nearby activities & attractions


Golf nearby

On-site activities

Pool : Shared

Heated pool


Gas grill : Private



Parking & access




29 reviews

Frank D. Jun 2022
If you are looking for an upscale venue on St. Simons, the Bell Ringer is an exceptional choice. The Bell Ringer exceeded expectations / which is rare . Have stayed at multiple properties on St. Simons over the last 50 years and this is our favorite. Clean / well appointed with a great floor plan. And the balconies / on all floors to include the roof via a spiral staircase. Great / relaxing views. Close to the 2 swimming pools / beach. Would definitely consider for future stays as time allows.
Stephanie M. Apr 2022
My husband, toddler, and parents stayed in the home and it was wonderful. The house was clean, well-kept, and well-stacked. The access to the pool and beach were wonderful and easy to walk to (even for our 2 year old!) We felt very comfortable and would highly recommend a stay there.
April R. Oct 2021
Great weekend at Bell Ringer Cottage at St. Simons. This is our annual girls trip and we love having the extra room this year. Lots of little things in the house need repair and the upstairs AC unit has to be replaced yesterday. Couple of rough nights at 80 degrees but it was the beach and VACASA was incredibly responsive to the issues. We will definitely be back!
Charlcie F. Aug 2021
Great Location to the Beach! Very private! Home needed some maintenance but good floorplan.
Manager response:
Hi Charlcie, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We will be sure to pass your suggestions along to our local manager who will work with our homeowner to make necessary upgrades. We look forward to hosting you again!
Karen T. Aug 2021
This house was a perfect size for 4 adult and 4 kids. Plenty of space- layout was great. Kids all said the house was awesome! As adults we did notice many things in need of fixing or updating probably due to heavy rental use. It is a well lived in house, but it did not subtract from our great time in SSI. The proximity to the beach and pool was great with kids. Everyone on the street (all renters likely) were polite and respectful. Great family atmosphere. Would stay here again!
John M. Jun 2021
We enjoyed the house, beach and area. The house worked well for our family. We are fairly low maintenance so no complaints about the house or the distance from the beach. The beach and weather was very nice during our week.
John C. Mar 2021
This property has a wonderful location near the beach. Unfortunately, the home is well worn and desperately in need of general maintenance and improvements. Guests will find mold in the showers as well as on the bathroom walls. Outside decks, chairs and tables were dirty upon our arrival. Linens, cushions and carpets are very worn and stained. The local property manager is great; however, he is simply dealing with a house that has been turned into a “true rental“.
Manager response:
Hi, John! We are disappointed to read you were unhappy with your experience. Maintenance and housekeeping have already taken care of the mold and the dirty furnishings. The property manager will be discussing your other concerns with the homeowner. Thank you!
Brian L. Jun 2020
This house was perfect for our week at the beach. Easy alk to the beach, close to the main drag in St. Simons and the perfect size house for the 8 of us.
Bonnie M. Jun 2020
Sleeps 10 very comfortably... huge kitchen and open family room!! Awesome rooftop patio...
Niesa J. May 2020
Very cute home but not oceanfront. There's an ocean "view" from the rooftop. We would stay again but not with oceanfront expectations.
Tammy P. May 2020
This was the first time our family vacationed in Saint Simons Island. We loved it. The Bell Ringer cottage is a beautiful vacation home, perfect for our large family. The weather was perfect for us to enjoy all of the big porches that come with the home also. It was just a few steps to the pools and beach that provided fun days of sand and sun. We would love to stay here again.
Benji C. Oct 2019
Great stay
RUSHIA F. Oct 2019
I loved the home, the spaciousness, the easy access to the beach, the access to the pool and the overall location of the property and the neighborhood.
Holly B. Oct 2019
Went in a fall break trip with another family (5 kids altogether) and there was plenty of room for all! House was very comfortable and the walk to the pool and beach were close! Definitely plan to stay here again!
Bruce S. Oct 2019
House has perfect layout
Cindy C. Sep 2019
Great location. Close to beach and pool. Not crowded in mid September.
Jim M. Jul 2019
Bell Ringer Cottage had everything we were expecting and more. We had a few issues while on our stay, however our issues were quickly addressed to our satisfaction. The home is exactly how the pictures show and extremely close to the community pool and beach. My family (a total of 8 of us) stayed and there was more than plenty of room for us all. We have found our new family vacation spot and already looking for the same area next Summer. We would have ZERO hesitation to stay at Bell Ringer Cottage. Great location, great amenities for everyone and memories of a lifetime made this past week. Book now! You will not regret it!
Michael C. Jun 2019
Bell Ringer Cottage is located close to the pool and beach. The house has plenty of room in the main living space to keep people from feeling on top of each other.
Debra C. Apr 2019
A wonderful house in a fabulous location. One of our best vacations yet!
Tracy S. Feb 2019
Pretty house just 4 lots away from a nice beach. With 2 washers & dryers, it makes keeping up with bathing suits and towels much easier. One of the few homes with a rooftop deck. Really nice rental.
Brionna H. Dec 2018
Really enjoyed our stay here for our family Christmas 2018. I have been to St. Simon Island before and always enjoy myself but the 5 minute walk to the beach made this trip more enjoyable. Great response from property management when needed and very clean and well kept. We will be back next year!