The home was constructed circa 1898 and served as a home to several commander and chiefs of Fort Screven, including Colonel Bugbee.
The home was owned by the Armys Corp of Engineers. The home was built on a man made burm to prevent destruction by water from the hurricaines. It was built to hurricaine standards of the time. In the area of 1941-1942 the army sold the property at public Auction.
There are currently many details of the original house existing. Items such as the Fireplaces and mantles, flooring, pocket doors, staircase and the tin ceilings. The tin ceilings are of most importance, because of their rarity. It is believed these are the only one piece tin ceilings in the state of Georgia. They were installed right after the house was built to prevent the ceilings from falling during the practice at the rifle range.
With owners no longer running the inn the cleanliness and attentiveness is definitely lacking. So sad to see and experience. Lovely location but the innkeepers were not welcoming. Hard to get their...
Allison C | Jun 2, 2019
“Officers Row Gem!”
The house is lovely and in a fantastic location. The common areas are welcoming and the front porch is the perfect place for a cup of coffee in the morning. Breakfasts were absolutely scrumptious! We...
Rasel11 | Apr 29, 2019
“Bed & Breakfast On Tybee Island ”
I love the location of this B&B . It’s very quiet on the north end , a residential area and walking distance to the light house. The house is beautiful . I wish the room on the first floor was larger...