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The Haven: Waterfront for Nature Lovers-Upscale Interior, Big Views!

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Pelican Point as seen from across the front marsh. The Haven is second from end.

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Harbor Island house description

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Welcome to The Haven...with newly refreshed, upscale, interior spaces including all new baths February 2013! Featuring double master suites on the main floor, this large Pelican Point duplex home is a popular vacation choice because of its privacy, spaciousness, high quality furnishings, and stunning views. Shaped by wind and water, the southern end of Harbor Island is constantly changing vista of sea and sand, marsh and creek, sky and light. Here, the tidal waters of Johnson’s Creek flow to the Atlantic to create this very private, quiet, natural, area of the Island that is perfect for kayaking, shrimping and fishing, digging for clams, gathering muscles, and, of course, crabbing. A beautiful tidal marsh lies between the home and the ocean and is a favorite fishing ground for dolphin, herons, egrets, and other shore birds. A minute’s walk over a very short boardwalk adjacent to the home takes you to a narrow strip of shoreline abutting the marsh overlooking Hunting Island, Johnson’s Creek, and beyond to the beautiful Atlantic.

This property is exceptionally well furnished and appointed and comes complete with books and games to make your coastal retreat complete. A new (2011) high-end HVAC system provides central air and heat with humidifier and air cleaner to enhance your comfort. Recent updates include completely remodeled baths, fresh painting in all rooms, new area rugs, new high end living area furniture, new accessories, and new mattresses and bedspreads.

The Haven conveniently offers two master bedroom suites on the main floor, and two additional bedrooms on the second floor, sleeping a total of eight with a queen in each of the four bedrooms. There is also an LL Bean portable Easy Cot in the downstairs guest bedroom, to expand sleeping options. The cot is 17' high x 30' wide x 79' long and can accommodate up to 330 pounds.

On the main floor, the ocean side master is located at the rear of the home with gorgeous views over the ocean marsh to the Atlantic, and opens into the ocean view screened porch off of the living area. This master bedroom features a completely renovated new private bath with an oversized walk-in shower. The second master bedroom is at the front of the home with views of another beautiful tidal marsh. The remodeled bath for the second master offers a new tub/shower combination. A strategically placed pocket door allows you to close off this bath and bedroom to form a master suite, or if you prefer you can leave the pocket door open allowing general access to that bath.

The second floor offers a full guest bath, and two large bedrooms. Each of the upstairs bedrooms provides a beautiful view. The rear bedroom directly faces the ocean and the ocean marsh. A chaise lounge nestled beneath the large windows beckons you to stretch out for hours with your favorite beach book. The second upstairs bedroom is oriented toward the ever changing tidal marsh at the front of the home, and features a deep, comfy arm chair as well as a cable television and VCR player. The all new second floor guest bath offers a tub/shower combination.

The spacious living area is complete with a new 42” LCD flat screed TV, a sound system with IPod docking station, and a working fireplace. A high speed wireless Internet connection and free long distance calling to US and Canada are included with your rental! In the dining area, a hand woven Persian rug below and chandelier above set off the dining table where you can comfortably seat eight. The dining area is open to the family kitchen which, in addition to the standard kitchen appliances and equipment, also boasts a new stainless steel GE French door refrigerator, chrome-coated storage shelves, and practical but fun items like a waffle maker and a slow cooker, as well as a unique and massive old timey butcher block. Tableware--both patterned and white, along with cloth napkins and coordinating bake/serve dishes, will accentuate the great meals you'll enjoy cooking in this kitchen. Kitchenware includes a nice big pot for boiling or steaming and a dozen Lowcountry cookbooks for inspiration.

As the second to last home in Pelican Point, on the southern end of Harbor Island, this location is very much a “get away from it all” spot providing a romantic setting or a relaxing family atmosphere where you can reconnect with the kids. You could spend hours relaxing in the swing on the ocean oriented screened porch, admiring the vista---but every room offers a beautiful low country view! Panoramic ocean-oriented views can be enjoyed from the living area, dining area, screened porch, rear main floor master, and rear upstairs guest bedroom while the other two bedrooms enjoy views of an expansive tidal marsh at the front of the home. The front porch also overlooks that marsh and is a great spot for relaxing on the swing or in one of the rocking chairs, to watch the changing marsh scene with its abundant birdlife, or catch the sun going down for the day.

For your enjoyment and comfort, The Haven also provides a Char-broil propane gas grill and an outdoor hot/cold shower. Your reservations include use of our “crab gear”: crab lines and weights, dip net, tongs (crabs are indeed crabby, and love to pinch!) and a sturdy bucket to carry home your catch. And your rental includes full access to the Harbor Island Beach & Racquet Club where you will find an Olympic sized pool overlooking the marshes of the Harbor River, a kiddie wading pool, a sand volleyball court, tennis court, small sundries shop, fitness center and more.

Owner may consider one small pet (dog only) with payment of a $90 non-refundable pet fee. This property offers you a unique vacation experience, we will be happy to help with your plans for this special place. Please email for availability. Thank you!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            One small pet (dogs only) may be considered with payment of a non-refundable pet fee of $15 per night to a maximum of $90 per stay....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

            Upstairs guest bedroom with ocean view....moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Upstairs guest bedroom with marsh view. Cable TV....moreless

          • Master bedroom: 1 queen

            Main floor master suite--private bath with walk in shower. ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2 (second master): 1 queen

            Main floor can be 2nd master or guest bedroom. ...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (4) One queen bed is in each of the 4 bedrooms, new (2011) Williams-Sonoma Home and Sealy mattresses. An LL Bean portable Easy Cot is available to expand sleeping options. Stored in the downstairs guest bedroom closet, the cot is 17' high x 30' wide x 79' long and can accommodate up to 330 pounds. Bedroom 2 can be closed off with full bath to make a master suite; or that bath can be left accessible from public areas. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

          • Master bath : shower

            Fully renovated 2013! Huge walk in shower. ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: combination tub/shower

            Full bath can be closed off w/BR2 to make a 2nd master suite...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: combination tub/shower

            Upstairs guest bath, accessed via hall connecting BR3/4...moreless

          • All three bathrooms were completely renovated in 2013. All new tile floors, new lighting, new vanities, new mirrors, new paint, new water closets, new walk in shower in main master and new tub/shower combinations in the other two baths. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Hot/cold outdoor shower Propane grill

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Cable TV in living area, master bedroom, and one upstairs guest bedroom. ...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Stereo system with IPod dock in the living/dining area....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    There may or may not be a slender strip of land between the home and the tidal marsh separating the home from the ocean. Part of the beauty of a barrier island is it that it is always changing! ...moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    A beautiful natural tidal marsh separates the home from the ocean. The view to the ocean is panoramic and unobstructed. ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Kayaking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central heat and air with humidifier and air cleaner...moreless

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Laundry room with a full sized washing machine and dryer....moreless

                  • Free Long Distance:

                    Free long distance calling to US and Canadian numbers!...moreless

                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    All bed linens and bath towels are provided....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    One bay covered parking below home accommodates 1-2 vehicles; parking for 1 additional vehicle in driveway and 1 additional vehicle in side driveway. Will accommodate 4 vehicles total....moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Laundry room with a full sized washing machine and dryer....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    DSL WiFi use is included in your rental....moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Wood burning fireplace located in living area. Wood/duraflame logs are not provided. Please use caution when using the fireplace....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Total renovation 2014! Stainless steel French door refrigerator, ample cookware and tableware, all standard small appliances and nice extras like a waffle maker and a slow cooker....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator:

                    New, french door, large stainless steel frige!...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                      Payment Type

                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Communal Pool:

                            Your rental includes access to the Harbor Island Beach and Racquet Club pool....moreless

                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Winter
                          Nov 1 - Mar 27, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $255
                          $1,283
                          Spring
                          Mar 28 - May 15, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $310
                          $1,565
                          Summer
                          May 16 - Aug 21, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,582

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • 1 wk vehicle gate pass $50
                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          Vehicle gate passes--per vehicle: day pass $10; 1-4 night pass $10/per night; 5-7 nights $50; 8-14 nights $60; 15-21 $65; 22-90=$75; 91-365=$100. No charge for departure cleaning with weekly or monthly stays. Departure cleaning fee added to stays less than 7 nights. Seasonal dates/rates subject to change without notice. PET FEE $15 per night to max of $90 per stay IF owner will accept pet.

                          To reserve, we need MC or Visa number, expiration date, billing and mailing addresses. 50% of total due at booking with the remaining 50% due 30 days prior to arrival. 100% of total due at booking if less than 30 days to arrival date. Accept MC, Visa, personal check: if paying by check we require a MC/Visa on file to guarantee payment and in lieu of a separate security deposit.


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                          Location

                          Harbor Island is a great place for nature watching. Dolphin are frequently seen off our shores, egrets and herons nest in our rookeries and alligators prowl the impounded lagoons. The entire island is an Audubon Designated Important Bird Area: more than 170 different kinds of birds either live here or migrate through our island every year! Harbor Island is a gated beach community with almost three miles of natural beaches. You will have access to the Beach and Racquet Club's tennis courts, fitness center, and swimming pool overlooking the marshes of the Harbor River. There is also a kiddie pool and a playground for the children. You may never want to leave the island, but if you'd like to see the sights, just 14 miles away is beautiful, historic Beaufort. Located on the Intracoastal Waterway, Beaufort offers a wide variety of restaurants, art galleries and shops, historic tours and horse drawn carriage rides through streets lined with antebellum homes and graceful live oaks. The waterfront park downtown is a must-see. Harbor Island is ideally situated for day trips: a little over an hour from Savannah and Savannah International Airport, one hour from Hilton Head Island and Hilton Head Airport, and approximately two hours from historic Charleston.

                           

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                          Photos

                          • Pelican Point as seen from across the front marsh. The Haven is second from end.

                            Pelican Point as seen from across the front marsh. The Haven is second from end.

                          • Close up at high tide of boardwalk seen in the preceeding photo.

                            Close up at high tide of boardwalk seen in the preceeding photo.

                          • View at low tide.

                            View at low tide.

                          • Plenty of kitchen storage and gleaming stainless steel appliances.

                            Plenty of kitchen storage and gleaming stainless steel appliances.

                          • Living area opens to a screened porch with ocean views and a great swing.

                            Living area opens to a screened porch with ocean views and a great swing.

                          • Gorgeous main floor master on the ocean side, with private bath.

                            Gorgeous main floor master on the ocean side, with private bath.

                          • Sleek new master bath vanity, walk in shower, all new fixtures and fittings...

                            Sleek new master bath vanity, walk in shower, all new fixtures and fittings...

                          • Marsh view bedroom on the main floor with all new bedding....

                            Marsh view bedroom on the main floor with all new bedding....

                          • Main floor bath can be closed off with  adjacent bedrm for a 2nd master suite.

                            Main floor bath can be closed off with adjacent bedrm for a 2nd master suite.

                          • What a view from the upstairs ocean side guest bedroom! Shown here at high tide.

                            What a view from the upstairs ocean side guest bedroom! Shown here at high tide.

                          • Spacious second floor bedroom on the front marsh side of the home.

                            Spacious second floor bedroom on the front marsh side of the home.

                          • Harbor Island Crabbing Dock and a lovely lowcountry marsh view.

                            Harbor Island Crabbing Dock and a lovely lowcountry marsh view.

                          • Rear view of The Haven.

                            Rear view of The Haven.

                          • Incoming tide with Hunting Island to the South. Photo taken from back steps.

                            Incoming tide with Hunting Island to the South. Photo taken from back steps.

                          • Brand new kitchen 2014!

                            Brand new kitchen 2014!

                          • Wonderful layout with an open living/dining and kitchen area for relaxed living!

                            Wonderful layout with an open living/dining and kitchen area for relaxed living!

                          • Screened in back porch with expansive water views.

                            Screened in back porch with expansive water views.

                          • Scrumptious new bedding in this main floor master just invites a long nap!

                            Scrumptious new bedding in this main floor master just invites a long nap!

                          • The fabulous oversized walk in shower in the private master bath.

                            The fabulous oversized walk in shower in the private master bath.

                          • Marsh view bedroom can be closed off with a full bath to make a 2nd master suite

                            Marsh view bedroom can be closed off with a full bath to make a 2nd master suite

                          • Ocean side guest bedroom with queen bed, chaise and stunning views!

                            Ocean side guest bedroom with queen bed, chaise and stunning views!

                          • Full bath on the second floor, completely renovated 2013.

                            Full bath on the second floor, completely renovated 2013.

                          • Your rental includes use of the Harbor Island Beach and Racquet Club

                            Your rental includes use of the Harbor Island Beach and Racquet Club

                          • The Haven as seen from the front.

                            The Haven as seen from the front.

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