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.
What a fantastic quiet place to spend time with family and friends. Tons of privacy and a very nice pool. Breakfast was fantastic everyday with a very nice variety over the 5 days we were there. Only...
restahl | Jul 26, 2020
Tybee island definitely is a place where I would return and I would definitely stay again at Surf and Song. It is located within an easy block from “the quiet area” of the beach. We loved the third...