Lowcountry Living on the Intracoastal Waterway

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

This spacious house is located on Lady's Island just minutes from historic downtown Beaufort, Parris Island, beaches and more. Colony Gardens House features three large bedrooms, each with their own full bathroom, a library with an extra bed, a large living area with full kitchen, a Carolina room with a dining table, chairs, sofa, with a beautiful view of the Intracoastal Waterway overlooking historic Beaufort. Also featured is a separate dining room with a waterfront view. The house has wireless internet. Also featured is a walk-in pantry loaded with just about every conceivable kitchen aid.

The upstairs features two large queen bedrooms at opposite ends of the house for more privacy, also an upstairs deck with a beautiful view of the Intracoastal Waterway while relaxing under magnificent live oak trees. Each bedroom has its own satellite TV. The master king bedroom is on the ground floor, providing easy access for any special needs. Attached is a master bath with 2-person Jacuzzi tub and walk-in shower. There are also two roll-away single beds for extra guests.

The backyard features a large patio with a Weber charcoal grill for serving up a feast for family gatherings or simply enjoying the breeze from the river. The patio also has a table with 4 chairs for dining, also a picnic table and chaise lounges. Whether you're attending a Marine Corp graduation or simply relaxing in the Lowcountry, please allow our home to be your vacation home. We hope you enjoy your vacation!

Keywords: Spacious Family Home with privacy, parking


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be at least 21...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Large backyard to play; board games and cards to play...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking not allowed in house; however, outdoor seating areas, smoking is permitted....moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Entry into house is on ground floor (no stairs)...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Library/Bedroom 4: 1 double


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Downstairs King Bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Upstairs Queen Bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Upstairs Queen Bedroom...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single, Double bed in library, Beds (2) roll-away single beds...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books:

    Abundant library...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Backyard has view of Intracoastal Waterway and historic Beaufort bridge...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining:

    Dining Room has dining table with 4-6 chairs. Carolina Room has dining table with five chairs. Patio has table with four chairs and picnic table...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    upstairs unit/downstairs unit...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    2 cars...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    upstairs unit/downstairs unit...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    ample parking in driveway...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    wireless internet access...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Caterers are available in close proximity...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Upstairs large balcony deck off guest bedroom has table and chairs...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Downstairs outdoor patio with table and 4 chairs, chaise lounges, picnic table...moreless

Pool / Spa



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  • Pet Fee $125 + tax
  • Housekeeping fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%


$200 security deposit paid in advance

Total payment due 14 days prior to arrival

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hunting Island State Park

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Cheryl Smith is originally from Chattanooga, TN and has lived in Beaufort since 1999. Mike Carver is originally from Athens, GA, and has lived in Beaufort since 2004. We both enjoy working on and updating Colony Gardens House for our guests. We also are honored when we have graduating families staying for USMC graduations.

Why the Owner Chose Beaufort:
Colony Gardens House sits beside the Intracoastal Waterway overlooking historic downtown Beaufort. The view from the backyard is one of the most beautiful in the area. You can sit or dine outside under magnificent live oaks while watching the sun set. There's always wildlife to observe in the marsh while enjoying the coastal breeze. Don't be surprise to see Bald Eagles, a variety of birds or raccoons with their young nesting in the trees.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We mostly enjoy the privacy we have since one side of the house has an extra adjoining lot. The other side of the house has a natural fence border so that our only neighbor is hidden from view. We enjoy sitting out back watching Mother Nature while cooking up some of the best meals on the grill. If a storm brews, we enjoy sitting in the Carolina room and watch it come across the marsh. Of course, a good book is always a relaxing treat!

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Front view of house

    Front view of house

  • View of Intracoastal Waterway

    View of Intracoastal Waterway

  • Foyer entrance

    Foyer entrance

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Carolina Room

    Carolina Room

  • Carolina Room view

    Carolina Room view

  • Downstairs Half Bath

    Downstairs Half Bath

  • dining room

    dining room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs bedroom #3

    Upstairs bedroom #3

  • Upstairs bedroom #2

    Upstairs bedroom #2

  • Upstairs view from deck

    Upstairs view from deck

  • Back view of house

    Back view of house

  • Backyard view

    Backyard view

  • kitchen


  • Living Room and Kitchen

    Living Room and Kitchen

  • Carolina Room

    Carolina Room

  • Library with standard-size bed

    Library with standard-size bed

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Downstairs Master Bath

    Downstairs Master Bath

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • Upstairs bathroom #3

    Upstairs bathroom #3

  • Upstairs bathroom #2

    Upstairs bathroom #2

  • previous honored guests

    previous honored guests

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

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