Dunham Farms

5836 Islands Hwy. , Midway, GA 31320 USA (Show map)


Dunham Farms is a family-owned and operated, nature-based hideaway a short, 35-minute drive from the Old World charm of Savannah, Georgia. This gorgeous, pristine part of the vanishing Georgia coast offers sweeping river views, mysterious wetlands and majestic moss-draped ancient oaks. With luxurious country house lodging accommodations and gourmet dining, Dunham Farms has a special appeal to those who enjoy a quiet, secluded and beautiful break from the rest of the world. Overnight guests are nestled in the middle of 6,000 completely private acres of forests, marshes and fields. Nearby Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Reserve features an unspoiled 2,200-acre landscape of woods, marshes and river provide miles and miles of private grassy trails abounding with wildlife.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Magical Christmas!

5 on December 15, 2016

I combined a stay at Dunham Farms with their Christmas Illumination Night gathering. This was a surprise for my significant other to start the Christmas season. Let's just say she was thrilled and my expectations were far exceeded! Absolutely magical evening and stay! The B&B is wonderful! Full of low country charm. So peaceful and quite. We had a wonderful sunrise view of the river, right through the windows of our room! The staff is equally warm and charming. We will definitely return! Looking forward to visiting during warmer weather for some kayaking!

An amazing weekend!

5 on December 09, 2016

My wife and I traveled to Dunham farms for our 5th wedding anniversary. We needed some down time and a lot of relaxation and this was the place. First impression driving on to the property was breath taking, the farther on the property we went the more excited we became. We literally felt like we left the modern day world at the gate. The rooms are excellent nothing more than what we needed, had amazing views, were extremely clean and were perfectly comfortable. The views on the property you just have to see for yourself. We ended up being the only 2 staying that weekend and thought we might get shorted, we didn't we felt pampered. Scott cooked an amazing breakfast both mornings and talked to us like we were old friends. We met the owners but I don't recall their names but were great! Its a small drive from Savannah but its worth the drive for the relaxation. We highly recommend and so long to make a trip back. This is honestly the first vacation I've left from and felt relaxed but so sad knowing we had to go back to being adults!!! Thank you Dunham Farms Staff!!

Exceptional hideaway

5 on October 23, 2016

Only 30 minutes from Savannah this lovely rural property was beautiful! The rooms were unique and cozy, and the food superb. My family loved this place and I recommend to anyone looking for a break from typical hotels in a gorgeous setting. Really enjoyed learning about the local history from the owner.

Dunham farms

5 on September 20, 2016

We will be back. Absolutely the most peaceful, wonderful bed and breakfast that I have stayed at.

Dunham Farms - an awesome visit

5 on September 19, 2016

Quiet 6,000 acre nature retreat with spacious, well appointed, claen rooms in a recently remodeled vintage barn. Fantastic breakfasts prepared by the incredibly talented owner and her awesome staff. Opportunities for kayaking, wildlife viewing and photography, and hiking. An amazing place filled with history dating back to 1755. We have stayed at many bed and breakfasts - this is the best! A perfect setting for a very relaxing getaway.


5 on July 24, 2016

Stayed on the way to Florida. Wish we could have stayed two nights. Beautiful area, great breakfast, incredibly peaceful.

Beautiful and Relaxing

4.2 on July 18, 2016

We stayed there for two nights on the way to Tybee Island. The grounds were beautiful and the room was very comfortable and cozy. The owners were away but our hosts were just great. Breakfast was waiting on the table each morning and it was delicious. We also found the BEST seafood restaurant "Sunbury Crab Co". We ate there both nights and it turned out to be the best seafood restaurant of our entire vacation.

wonderful quiet getaway!

4.2 on May 09, 2016

We loved our stay at Dunham Farms!! The setting is gorgeous, renovation on the barn is amazing; The rooms are CLEAN, cozy and quiet. Quick drive to Savannah for an afternoon of shopping and dining turned out to be the perfect distance. We did have a problem with the upstairs AC not cooling well (it was the first really hot weekend of the year), but a quick call to the staff had us moved into another room downstairs in just minutes. We will definitely be staying here again for our future kid-free getways from Jax.

Love this place!

5 on April 26, 2016

This was my second stay at Dunham Farms, it doesn't get better than this folks. The grounds alone are worth the stay. The owners are gracious hosts, the beds are comfortable, the rooms are spotless, and the food was delicious. Ready to go back!!

Great stay at Dunham Farms!

5 on April 04, 2016

This is the second review I've done regarding our stay at Dunham Farms. Never have we ever enjoyed a more serene relaxing stay at a Bed and Breakfast. We thoroughly enjoyed walking the grounds. So beautiful as the azaleas were in full bloom and the living oaks also added to the serenity and beauty we felt during our stay. Also loved the History provided by our hostesses Laura and Meredith who couldn't have been more attentive and charming. Thank you again. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Naiukow Merritt, MI.

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Rooms & Rates

Hideaway Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 5

Yellow Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Rufus E. Lester Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Cathedral Oaks

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Blue Queen

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Pecan Orchard

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Room with the Funky Door

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Yes I Can

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Plantation Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location Type

Riverside/Marshfront, 6000-acre private estate, Countryside


Savannah, GA (SAV) 30 miles

Directions to property:

To maintain the privacy of our guests, we provide directions only upon booking.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Country Inn, Farm

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Screened & covered outdoor pool, Kayaking, 15+ miles private nature trails, Recreation building with foosball & board games, Wine list, Complimentary soft drinks

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Desk, Internet Service, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Historic Gardens on-site, Historic Gardens on-site, Historic Gardens on-site, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside smoking area
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: A one-night deposit (without tax) is required at the time of booking.
  • Cancellations: All reservations must be held with a valid credit card or cash deposit equivalent to one night without tax. Reservations must be cancelled 7 days prior to the check-in date. If cancelled 7 or more days ahead of arrival, the deposit less a 10% administrative fee will be refunded. Reservations cancelled fewer than 7 days ahead of check-in forfeit the full deposit. Early departures will be charged 1/2 of the remaining room charges.
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Laura & Meredith Devendorf

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Cats , Horse, mini horse, mini mule

About the innkeepers

Award-winning conservationists and environmental educators; Laura is a retired professional artist and art critic, and Meredith is finishing her doctorate in American history. Both are gourmet cooks and great storytellers!

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  • Time Served: 8:30
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


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