350 Yards to the Beach!

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Last updated: 10/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

** Overview **

In addition to access to the many amenities on Kiawah, you have access to a beach house that overlooks Canvas Back Lake and is about 350 yards to the beach (400 steps to Beach Access #30 and 500 steps to Beach Access #29). Everything you need for an incredible vacation is provided - Kiawah beaches, amenities and a wonderful home located in Vanderhorst Plantation at 170 Surfsong Road. You can park up to 7 cars at the house and walk to the Kiawah beaches.

The perfect location to savor any season on Kiawah Island - a tranquil retreat that will rejuvenate you and complete your Kiawah vacation. Access to a great home for two to three families.

** Floor Plan**

The generous floor plan features comfortable living spaces and strongly emphasizes privacy and serenity - 3200 square feet for your enjoyment. Hardwood floors throughout (Ceramic Tile in Kitchen). This is a spacious, sun-filled beach house.

Linens and towels are provided. Ceiling fans.


** Kitchen **

Bright and sunny describes the well equipped kitchen (oven, range, large refrigerator with ice maker, microwave, dishwasher, two disposals, chocolate granite eating bar/island seats 6, White (linen) corian countertops, pots & pans, dishware and cooking utensils) where you can easily and efficiently prepare great meals while the whole family helps.

A laundry closet, half bath and eat-in area are conveniently located directly off the kitchen.

** Great Room **

As you enter the front door, you walk into the great room which is the perfect gathering room with comfortable seating.

** Library/TV Room **

There is a separate library/TV room on the first floor.

** First Floor Bedrooms **

All three of the first floor bedrooms have full bathrooms (one bathroom has a Jacuzzi/Shower tub). Two of the bedrooms have king-sized beds. The third bedroom has two twin beds with two trundles - a great kids room.


The second floor of the beach house features two bedrooms in addition to an open space for lounging, playing pool or games or watching TV with a walkout to a separate deck with awesome views of Canvas Back Lake. This is a great area for a second family or the kids to have their own privacy and/or to get away.

** Second Floor Bedrooms**

There is one bedroom with a king-sized bed and one bedroom with a day bed that pulls out to two twins and a full bathroom with shower and jacuzzi.

Wireless Internet allows vacationers to 'Escape to Kiawah' while staying in touch. Kiawah Island is the ultimate relaxing getaway.

** Other Items of interest **

Large deck with large table with seating for all guests, Large outdoor shower with 2 shower heads and feet wash. Jacuzzi and shower in the Master bedroom.

More pictures are available - send an inquiry email if you would like available pictures.

We prefer emails as opposed to phone calls - all questions you have have already been asked!

11.5% tax charges are added on to Quoted rates.

$220 cleaning fee is included in weekly rates

$220 cleaning fee is charged separately for nightly stays.

Here are comments from Chris Starkjohann, our first renter and who played in the Senior Open on Kiawah in May 2007:

From: Chris Starkjohann
Sent: Friday, June 01, 2007 11:25 AM

Subject: House Comments

Your home is really a charming, sweet, nice, calming
and relaxing beach house; the beds are comfortable,
the antiques and furnishings are enjoyable, the view
over the lake is peaceful and overall, it is very

Playing in the SR. PGA Championship we enjoyed your
home and the proximity to the Tournament course.
Thanks again.

Chris Starkjohann

This is a great, relaxing beach house!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Higher damage deposit for renters under 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Board Games, kid movies and some toys available at the house....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking in the House....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    It is about 11 or 12 steps up to the main living space....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Other (See Description)


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    1st Floor King with Full Bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 4 twin/ single

    1st Floor Kids Room 2 Trundle Beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    2nd Floor King ...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    2nd Floor - Trundle Bed w Full Bath + Jacuzzi...moreless

  • 3 bedrooms with King size beds and Pillow Top Mattresses. 2 bedrooms with trundle beds. One bedroom on first floor has 2 Trundle beds so there are 4 twin beds in this room if necessary - These trundle beds can also be put together to make a King. The other bedroom on the second floor has 1 Trundle bed so there are 2 twin beds in this room if necessary....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Double Sinks - Separate From Tub/Toilet Plus Linen Close...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    1st Floor King Bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    1st Floor Kids Bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    2nd Floor Bathroom - Sink separate from rest of Bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet

    1st Floor Hallway 1/2 Bath...moreless

  • 4.5 Baths. There is also an outside shower to the left of the Garage with 2 shower heads, locking door and foot sprayer - very clean and neat with Hot Water....moreless

Other Amenities

  • 'Gated' Community (Past the second security gate), Lake Location, garden wagon for beach stuff, ceiling fans, air pump for inflatables, Great 2 person outside shower with HOT water and 2 heads and foot sprayer - This is great for rinsing off from the beach! Daily light maid service is available for $100 per day please inquire if you have an interest. List of restaurant guidebook, Easy check in and check out procedures - no standing in line....moreless


  • Books:

    Variety of books in the library....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    All kinds of Board games. Risk, scrabble, etc. ...moreless

  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable TV is available in some bedrooms, kitchen, library, upstairs sitting area & Living room....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Portable Stereo available...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Golf Course View:

    House is across the street from 13th fairway of Turtle Point Golf Course....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    The Back deck of the house is 6 feet from the lake and has wonderful views from many rooms of Vanderhorst Plantation's Canvas Back Lake with lots of wildlife activity - watch the fish jump, alligators swim and birds fish....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining room seats 10 comfortably. Eat-in area seats 8 comfortably and 4 to 6 at the kitchen Island. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Electronic Air Cleaner and UV Light on both systems to give you the best possible air througout the house...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Large capacity ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Never been used....moreless

  • Garage:

    2+ car garage with key pad entry to garage and house...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat via heat pump and also Supplemental electric heat on air handler....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Cable TV, Fireplace, Seats up to 10 or 12 - very large room. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    2.5 car garage plus multiple cars can be parked in the driveway....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    5+ car parking...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Small boat can fit into the 2.5 car garage...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    White cotton towels for inside the house and colored towels for outside and Beach towels for the beach....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Large capacity Washing machine....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless internet is 'always on' - Bring your laptop! ...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    The fireplace has never been used and we prefer that it not be used....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr. Coffee Coffee pot available. Also, Coffee is on site but may not be the best. Filters are generally on site....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Griddles, blender, mixer, coffee maker, toaster are on site...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We try to keep it fully stocked with all dishes and utensils that you would need....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    2 Disposals...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Linen colored corian countertops and chocolate granite Island, 2 separate sinks - 1 in the island, Island seats 6, eat-in area seats 10. 2 griddles for those big family breakfasts....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    spices, salt pepper, are available....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large Refrigerator/Freezer with Ice Maker - Second refrigerator located in the garage....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric Stove/Oven...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    2nd Story Balcony...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck across back of house and off the kitchen and master bedroom overlooks Canvas Back Lake with table seating for 12 to 16...moreless

  • Golf:

    Pay and play 5 of the 7 Golf courses on the Island. Including the Ocean Course site of the 2012 PGA Championship....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Front porch with out door seating ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    2 Jacuzzi Tubs - 1 in Master and 1 in 2nd floor Bathroom...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 5
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Winter
Nov 29 - Dec 10, 2015
1 night min stay
Kiawah Half Marathon Weekend
Dec 11 - Dec 13, 2015
1 night min stay
Mid Winter
Dec 14 - Dec 22, 2015
1 night min stay
Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2016
1 night min stay
Late Winter
Jan 3 - Mar 22, 2016
1 night min stay
$475 $475
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Easter week
Mar 24 - Apr 2, 2016
1 night min stay
Apr 3 - Jun 4, 2016
1 night min stay
Early Summer
Jun 5 - Jul 1, 2016
1 night min stay
July 4th Week
Jul 2 - Jul 8, 2016
1 night min stay
Summer Premium Weeks
Jul 9 - Aug 13, 2016
1 night min stay
Summer -Get Away Before School
Aug 17 - Sep 3, 2016
1 night min stay
Sep 4 - Nov 14, 2016
1 night min stay
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 19 - Nov 27, 2016
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $700
  • Tax Rate 11.5%


$225 cleaning fee for rentals less then a week.

11.5% Tax Charges are in addition to the amounts above

1/2 of the rental charges required at time of reservation and the remaining 1/2 plus the damage deposit due prior to stay. All funds must be received prior to Renter having access to Kiawah.

No Contract -Just Damage Deposit

50% deposit to secure a reservation, last 50% due two weeks before your arrival. Check or credit card

Cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 10/24/2015
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charleston (CHS)
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Red's, Fishers, King Street Grill, Etc
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Turtle Point (House across street fr 13th Fairway)
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 526
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Turtle Point Club House
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kiawah Island

Car: Recommended

Golf (pay and play - 5 of the 7 Kiawah courses). Renting bikes and taking rides (or walks) on the Beach or around the community and trails is highly recommended - You will be sorry if you do not rent bikes!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I am a Northern girl, raised by a family of Southeners. The charm and grace of the South is something no one should live with out. When I saw Kiawah for the first time, I knew I was home.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Back Deck - Grill, Plenty of seating and Sun

    Back Deck - Grill, Plenty of seating and Sun

  • Never seen one in the yard but you can see them on the way to the Ocean

    Never seen one in the yard but you can see them on the way to the Ocean

  • The Beach!

    The Beach!

  • there are many shops in Kiawah Island

    there are many shops in Kiawah Island

  • 2nd Floor Deck with view of lake

    2nd Floor Deck with view of lake

  • Kitchen with view of deck and lake - Microwave, oven, dishwasher

    Kitchen with view of deck and lake - Microwave, oven, dishwasher

  • 1st Floor Master with walkout to Back Deck with views of Lagoon -Listen to Ocean

    1st Floor Master with walkout to Back Deck with views of Lagoon -Listen to Ocean

  • Our neighborhood Hawk lounging on the back deck

    Our neighborhood Hawk lounging on the back deck

  • Boardwalk to the Beach - Handicap Accessible

    Boardwalk to the Beach - Handicap Accessible

  • local ice cream shop

    local ice cream shop

VRBO #118381

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 01, 2015

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