Rental Terms & Conditions


If you are looking for the Rental Agreement for The Cottages at Jekyll Island, click this link.

This rental agreement is valid for all rentals in the Ocean Oaks, Villas By the Sea, and our Homes on Jekyll Island.  This contract constitutes an agreement between the Renter and Parker-Kaufman Realtors, as Agent, to rent the premises you have reserved. RENTER MUST BE 21 in order to reserve and check-in. RENTAL RATES, FURNISHINGS AND EQUIPMENT ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

Renter Understands and Agrees to the Following:


The accommodation is a privately owned dwelling with the owner’s furnishings, and neither the Agent nor the Owner shall be obliged to provide furnishings or equipment not presently available in the unit. Renter agrees not to move furnishings from room to room, nor to remove any furnishings, kitchen equipment or utensils from the cottage. Renter agrees to pay a service charge up to $50.00 to have furnishings returned to their original rooms after Renter vacates.


Rental rates are based upon a 7-day minimum stay. Our rental week runs from Saturday to Saturday during peak seasons. During the off-season, other beginning and ending days may be possible. Shorter stays may be available and can be reserved within 10 days of your planned arrival date. Please contact us for details. RENTAL RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.


A deposit in the amount of 50% of the base rental rate is due within 7 days of booking a reservation. The deposit will be applied to the total rent. The balance of the rent, taxes, reservation fee, linens or additional items you reserve is due 14 days prior to your arrival. Parker-Kaufman, Realtors, as Agent for the owner, may at its discretion place rental deposits in an interest-bearing account and is entitled to the interest earned on such deposits to cover administrative expenses.


ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE IN WRITING and can be sent via US mail or Email. It is the renter’s responsibility to check with our office to ensure we have received your notice to cancel a reservation. Bookings cancelled 90 days before the start of stay will receive 100% deposit refund minus a $50 cancellation fee. Bookings cancelled 60-90 days before the start of stay will receive the full refund of deposit minus a $50 cancellation fee, ONLY if the unit re-rents for the same time period. Bookings cancelled less than 60 days before the start of stay will receive no refund. The $20 reservation processing fee in non-refundable. Since all cottages are individually owned, upgrading from one cottage to another cottage will be treated in the same fashion as a cancellation. You may wish to investigate “Trip Interruption Insurance Coverage” online or with your local insurance carrier to protect your vacation investment.


To honor check-in time of 4:00 p.m. or after and check -out time of 10:00 a.m. and to notify Parker-Kaufman if Renter will be arriving after normal closing time of 5:00 p.m. and that any extensions beyond departure date shall be on a daily basis only and only by written confirmation from Parker-Kaufman, Realtors.


All cottages are equipped with ranges, refrigerators, cookware, silverware, and dishes. Each is furnished, equipped and maintained according to the owner’s preference. All Cottages are housekeeping cottages, with vacuum, broom and mop provided. Bedding includes mattress pads, pillows, and bedspreads (and blankets in the winter), however linens (sheets, towels, pillowcases, hand towels, washcloths, and bath mats) are not automatically included.


All of the rental cottages offer air-conditioning, heat, telephone, television, cable TV or Satellite service (some have upgraded digital cable service where noted). Parker-Kaufman cannot guarantee the operation of the air conditioning, or other appliances. However, we will do our very best to have any malfunction repaired as soon as possible. We cannot refund for TV, WiFi, air-conditioning or appliance malfunctions. IMPORTANT NOTE: Your refrigerator works best on the middle setting. If you have just arrived with room temperature groceries of hot items from your automobile, please allow at least 12 to 24 hours for the refrigerator to reach the proper setting.


If Renter wishes to rent LINENS for the unit rented, they will submit a linen rental order so that it is received by this office NO LATER THAN 14 DAYS PRIOR to confirmed arrival date. NOTE: A basic set of linens are automatically included in the rental of units we manage at Villas By The Sea,  Ocean Oaks, Kellys on the Coast, Oceans 11, Beachcomber and Seaview.


Renter must be at least 25 years of age and have no more in his party than the rental unit is advertised to accommodate. “House Parties” are prohibited and Renters will not create a disturbance nor a nuisance in the neighborhood.


NO PETS ARE PERMITTED in the accommodation without payment of a $150.00 NON REFUNDABLE cleaning and extermination fee. NO PETS ARE PERMITTED where so indicated in the cottage description in the brochure or on the website. This rule will be strictly enforced and tenants in violation will be asked to vacate the premises with no refund of their deposit. Renters with pets agree to pick up the yard after their pets.


One or more locked closets are reserved for storage of the Owner’s property and are not included in this rental. Renter access is not permitted to these areas.


Rental agent will not be responsible for personal items renter may leave in the rental unit. However, if the item is of importance, the renter agrees to pay the agent a $15.00 service charge in addition to the cost of packaging, and mailing the item.


DO NOT CHARGE LONG-DISTANCE CALLS TO THE NUMBER OF THE RENTAL UNIT. If such calls are charged to this number during the period of occupancy, the renter agrees to pay for calls plus a $5.00 service charge.


To indemnify Owner for any damage to the rental unit grounds, furnishings, equipment, and household items therein, which occur during the renter’s period of occupancy, excluding normal wear and tear. Renter understands that any damages which are discovered to exist, or which occur during renter’s occupancy should be reported at the earliest possible time to the rental agent. The agent can not guarantee air conditioning, appliances nor electronic equipment.


If Renter or any member of Renter’s party violates any of the conditions or agreements of this contract, this contract may be terminated by Agent.


The Agent or service personnel may enter premises for purposes of effecting necessary repairs, maintenance, and pest control.


Parker-Kaufman Realtors acts as Agent for the Owner of the individual cottage and shall not be liable for damage or injury to renter or to any other person or to any property occurring on the premises or any part thereof, and renter agrees to hold Agent and Owner harmless fro any claims of damage, no matter how caused. The agent will not be responsible for acts of theft or vandalism or other damage to renter’s personal property. PARKER-KAUFMAN, REALTORS, HAS ACTED AS AGENT FOR THE OWNER IN THIS TRANSACTION AND IS TO BE PAID A COMMISSION BY THE OWNER. PARKER-KAUFMAN HAS NOT ACTED AS AGENT FOR THE RENTER IN THIS TRANSACTION.


These items are not provided by the owner or Parker-Kaufman.

      Toilet tissue, paper towels, trash bags, coffee filters, etc.
      All-purpose cleaner, bathroom cleaner, glass cleaner, floor cleaner, etc.
      Hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, etc.


A basic supply of linens, paper products, and toiletries are provided for those renting units at Villas By The Sea.


Brunswick Office

506 Monck Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
(912) 265-7711

Jekyll Island Office

21 Main Street, Suite 103
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
(912) 635-2512

The Cottages

The Cottages at Jekyll Island
200 Turtle Track Lane
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
(912) 319-2161