THE PROPERTY

Open Gates is nestled back in a quiet part of town off of historical Vernon Square just one block from the waterfront where the docks are lined with shrimp boats. The Inn is surrounded by centuries-old live oaks and picturesque magnolia trees. The grounds offer a delightful respite from every day worries. The swing on the front porch is a great spot to enjoy the quiet of nature and listen to the memorial fountain in Vernon Square.
LIBRARY/FAMILY ROOM
The library/family room is a welcoming open space, with books, and local information. This is a versatile room that is great for intimate weddings, showers, and family reunions.
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THE PROPERTY

Open Gates is nestled back in a quiet part of town off of historical Vernon Square just one block from the waterfront where the docks are lined with shrimp boats. The Inn is surrounded by centuries-old live oaks and picturesque magnolia trees. The grounds offer a delightful respite from everyday worries. The swing on the front porch is a great spot to enjoy the quiet of nature and listen to the memorial fountain in Vernon Square.
LIBRARY/FAMILY ROOM
The library/family room is a welcoming open space, with books, and local information. This is a versatile room that is great for intimate weddings, showers, and family reunions.
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HISTORIC TOWN OF DARIEN

Darien and all it has to offer is centrally located along the Georgia Coast and the Golden Isles. Darien Georgia is known as the "Hidden Gem of the Golden Isles". What does downtown Savannah and downtown Darien have in common? Both were designed by James Oglethorpe for Darien Oglethorpe's design included the construction of a series of North/South town squares that intersected with a series of East/West town squares. The intersecting square known as Vernon Square is the home to Open Gates Bed and Breakfast.

HISTORIC TOWN OF DARIEN

Darien and all it has to offer is centrally located along the Georgia Coast and the Golden Isles. Darien Georgia is known as the "Hidden Gem of the Golden Isles". What does downtown Savannah and downtown Darien have in common? Both were designed by James Oglethorpe for Darien Oglethorpe's design included the construction of a series of North/South town squares that intersected with a series of East/West town squares. The intersecting square known as Vernon Square is the home to Open Gates Bed and Breakfast.

ABOUT THE INNKEEPERS

Zach and Carrie Rath or Sweet Carrie May, as Zach likes to call her, make the perfect team run this historic Inn. Zach has many years of culinary experience from starting out in a small family-run business in his hometown of York, Nebraska, and following that path through college where he earned his degree in culinary arts. From there he went on to work on a small cruise line and eventually moving on to private motor yachts where he was the chef. Carrie May has her business degree and her past experience in the property management industry makes them a dynamic duo.