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Great Water Views & Awesome Sunsets! Fish & Crab Right from Our Yard!

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A glorious sunset awaits you every evening...enjoy it from both balconies!

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Last updated: 07/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Harbor Island house description

Located in quiet Harbour Key, we have one of Harbor Island's newest homes, built in 2008. You'll need to take our golf cart to get to the Harbor beach but you will appreciate our unobstructed water views and the gorgeous 5-minute drive over salt marshes and lagoons teeming with wildlife. Your children can ride safely all around Harbor Key on our bikes, with no traffic and no exit except through locked gate. Fish and crab without leaving our backyard. Our home sits on a tidal lagoon and overlooks the Saint Helena Sound where it meets the Atlantic Ocean. Each evening offers a breathtaking sunset from two full length balconies! Each morning offers a different view of shrimp boats trolling in the sound. A sanctuary for sea birds, the balconies offer up close views of many species and the lagoons are host to alligators, fish, crabs and other wildlife.

This Non-Smoking, no-pets home is kid-friendly and comes equipped with everything you need for a family vacation: free use of our golf cart, lots of bicycles, a pack 'n' play, dining booster seat, safety gate, diaper changing table, toys, movies and books!

Our home has two master bedrooms/bathrooms with queen beds, each with doors opening onto the 2nd floor balcony with plenty of chairs and tables. The first floor of the house has a full bathroom , a large living room, a full size kitchen with brand new appliances, a dining table that seats 6 and 4 counter top dining stools, all opening out on a full balcony furnished with chairs and tables. Two bedrooms on the 3rd floor share a huge bathroom; one bedroom has twin beds; the other a full size bed. Also on the 3rd floor is a common area with a futon offering awesome views of lightning storms should you be so lucky to have one!

Access to the Harbor Island Beach and Racket Club and facilities is included in available and includes a swimming pool, tennis, volleyball, basketball, fitness/weight rooms.

Drive our golf cart, our bike or drive your car to the private, uncrowded beach at Harbor Island. We also include for your use 2 car passes to Hunting Island State Park beaches, just 4 minutes away by car (without the pass, $5 per adult per day to visit) where you can enjoy 2 different beach areas, the Lighthouse, Nature Center, Fishing Pier and more....



Keywords: Enjoy amazing sunsets, unspoiled beaches just minutes away from historic Beaufort, South Carolina. Our home is just three years old and brand new on the rental market and sits on fishing/crabbing lagoon overlooking Saint Helena Sound with Atlantic Ocean in distance, adjacent to Hunting Island State Park beaches and private Harbor Island beach, protected bird sanctuary, quiet, gated community with 24-hour security, unspoiled coastline near heart of Gullah culture, near Fripp Island, 45 minutes from Hilton Head Island, an hour from Savannah, Georgia and 1 1/2 hours from Charleston, SC, near Parris Island, SC

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Diaper changing table~ portable crib/play pen ~ safety gate~ booster seat~ beach toys and more ...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be 25 years of age to rent our home. ...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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              • Queen size Beds (2) 2 Master bedrooms on 2nd floor with queen bed each, Double Beds (1) 3rd floor a 3rd floor bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) Twin beds in a 3rd floor bedroom , Baby Cribs (1) Pack 'n Play portable stye crib/playpen in 3rd floor bedroom closet, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon in 3rd floor 'common area'...moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                On 1st floor next to kitchen and living room ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, jetted tub

                open from primary Master bedroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

                Opens from 2nd master bedroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

                Huge bathroom connects both 3rd floor bedooms ...moreless

              • Bathroom 5: outdoor shower

                Outdoor shower is enclosed and has door for privacy...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Cooking Utensils:

                We have basic cookware, as well as food processor, crock pot, toaster, two coffee pots, blender, buffet-style serving pieces and platters ...moreless

              • Dining:

                Dining table seats six and Bar height dining stools at countertop seat four....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                We offer 12+ place settings of fun, colorful FiestaWare and utensils ...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                All new appliances as of May 2010. ...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                10 cup standard Mr. Coffee ...moreless

              Amenities

              • Towels Provided:

                Bath, kitchen towels are part of rental and cleaning/laundry service. You may also borrow our beach towels but you must launder those yourself... ...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                We also offer the use of our beach towels...one less thing you have to pack and bring :-) ...moreless

              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                Basic gym has a small cardio room and a small weight room ...moreless

              • Parking:

                We are allowed 4 cars max overnight in our driveway. ...moreless

              • Garage
              • Covered Parking
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • BONUS! Rental includes use of our 2 car passes for unlimited access to Hunting Island beaches, fishing pier, nature center and more (usually $5 per day per vehicle.) Hunting Island also offers a variety of educational programs for all ages. Rental fee also includes use of our golf cart (seats 4) for getting around Harbor Island! Our house also has a private outdoor shower with hot/cold water. You may also use our adult bikes, children's bikes, scooter, coolers, beach carts, beach chairs, sand toys, rafts, and even beach towels while in our home! You can fish on our property. We are well-stocked with current magazines and books. We also have cookbooks with local recipes, martini glasses, wine glasses and more to make your stay extra special. Harbor Island has many scheduled activities (cocktail parties, pancake breakfasts, pool pizza parties, etc) to which you are welcome. See Harbor Island Homeowners website in advance or check out the marquee while you are the...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Fully stocked shelves in living room and both master bedroom offer choice of bestselling fiction and non-fiction. Third floor bedrooms have children's books, too. There are current magazines galore....moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    We have an Iphone/Ipod sound system with speakers in the dining room. We also have a wide variety of CD music for your use while in our home, from classical to jazz to rock, etc...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    We have many family movies available for your use while in our home, including those for very young children. school-age children and adults too. ...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    There are some stuffed animals and other children's items you are welcome to enjoy...beach toys, rafts, etc also...moreless

                  • Television:

                    A small TV in Master bedroom has antennae access (about 9 local channels) also plays VCR videos....moreless

                  • Games:

                    some basic board games and cards available for your use ...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    NEW! Television in living room has Cable TV...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    Iphone/Ipod speaker system ...moreless

                  Communications

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        New! Dedicated wireless in-house. ...moreless

                      Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Use our golf cart or ride our bikes to the large pool, which also has a baby pool, a playground, sand volleyball court, snack bar, gift shop and more......moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Balcony:

                        Large furnished balconies overlook the lagoon and the sound, with the Atlantic in the distance. ...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Two full-length balconies are fully furnished. There is also decking on ground floor by lagoon....moreless

                      • Tennis:

                        Access to Harbor Island tennis courts included with your pass ...moreless

                      • Bicycles:

                        We have a variety of bikes in different sizes. ...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        New as of August 2013: Electric Grill outdoors ...moreless

                      Theme

                      • Adventure
                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Historic
                      • Romantic
                      • Sports & Activities
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Location & View

                      • Water View:

                        Water, water, everywhere! Our home sits on a lagoon, overlooking the Saint Helena Sound where it meets the Atlantic Ocean in the distance....moreless

                      • Waterfront:

                        Water, water, everywhere! Our home sits on a lagoon, overlooking the Saint Helena Sound where it meets the Atlantic Ocean in the distance....moreless

                      • Ocean View:

                        From our balconies, you can see a distant view of the Atlantic Ocean. ...moreless

                      • Rural

                      Activities

                      • Museums
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Kayaking
                      • Tennis
                      • Cycling
                      • Surfing
                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Hospital
                      • Paragliding
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Sailing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Golf
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Groceries
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Cinemas
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Ruins
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Restaurants
                      • Live Theater
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Shopping
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Walking
                      • Shuffleboard
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Antiquing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Boating
                      • Shelling
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Swimming
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer
                      May 17 - Sep 12, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,675
                      Fall
                      Sep 13 - Dec 5, 2014
                      1 night min stay
                      $200
                      $1,325 $4,000
                      Winter
                      Dec 6 - Mar 7, 2015
                      1 night min stay
                      $150
                      $975 $3,000
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $69
                      • Exit cleaning/laundry $135
                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      Quoted rates do not include the following Harbor Island visitor fees:

                      1-4 night visitor pass $10 per night per car

                      5-7 night visitor pass $50/per car

                      8-14 night visitor pass $60/per car

                      15-21 night visitor pass $65/per car

                      22-90 night visitor pass $75/per car

                      91-364 night visitor pass $100/car


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                      Last updated: 07/10/2014
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                      Car: Necessary

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      About the owner: We are native to West Virginia and currently reside in Pittsburgh, PA, until we can retire to our Harbor Island home!

                      Why the Owner Chose Harbor Island:
                      My husband and I have enjoyed the Low Country around Beaufort, SC for many years. We find the whole area, dripping with Spanish moss and Southern charm, to be so romantic and enchanting, full of historic interest and unique Gullah culture. There is something here for everyone to enjoy: If you get bored with the natural beauty, unspoiled beaches, nature center, trails and lighthouse at Hunting Island, there is shopping, dining, carriage rides and playing at the waterfront park in downtown Beaufort; the Marine Corp Parris Island and Marine Corp Air Station and more. Nearby Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC offer great day day trips. In April 2010, we just could not pass up the opportunity to buy a two-year old home of our own at Harbor Island where we watch dolphins follow the shrimp boats and enjoy yet another private beach where we have watched egret nest eggs hatch, followed sea turtles and collected our share of horseshoe crab shells!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Includes use of 2 unlimited car passes for nearby Hunting Island State Park (usually $5/per person/per day entry fee but you will get your whole carload in for free each day with our pass) Includes use of all the Harbor Island amenities: private beach, swimming pool (April 1-November 1) tennis, basketball, gym, crabbing/shrimping dock and more


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                      Speaks: spanish

                       

                      Photos

                      • A glorious sunset awaits you every evening...enjoy it from both balconies!

                        A glorious sunset awaits you every evening...enjoy it from both balconies!

                      • New 'LIMO' golf cart! Driveway holds 4 cars. Outdoor shower has hot water.

                        New 'LIMO' golf cart! Driveway holds 4 cars. Outdoor shower has hot water.

                      • Well-stocked kitchen also has colorful Fiestaware for your dining pleasure!

                        Well-stocked kitchen also has colorful Fiestaware for your dining pleasure!

                      • First floor has a full bathroom with shower stall.

                        First floor has a full bathroom with shower stall.

                      • Large Master Suite bathroom has Jacuzzi tub and a shower stall.

                        Large Master Suite bathroom has Jacuzzi tub and a shower stall.

                      • 2nd Master Bedroom has large private bath

                        2nd Master Bedroom has large private bath

                      • Cheery 3rd floor bedroom with FULL bed

                        Cheery 3rd floor bedroom with FULL bed

                      • Third floor has an over-sized bathroom with shower stall, extra storage, chair

                        Third floor has an over-sized bathroom with shower stall, extra storage, chair

                      • Furnished balconies offer great views; Enjoy fishing right off the backyard!

                        Furnished balconies offer great views; Enjoy fishing right off the backyard!

                      • Enjoy your morning coffee with a view of the water from the 1st floor balcony

                        Enjoy your morning coffee with a view of the water from the 1st floor balcony

                      • Large living room seats 8+ and opens out onto long furnished balcony

                        Large living room seats 8+ and opens out onto long furnished balcony

                      • Large 2nd floor Master Suite has door to furnished balcony and great views!

                        Large 2nd floor Master Suite has door to furnished balcony and great views!

                      • View of St. Helena Sound, lagoon, marsh and Atlantic Ocean from  bedroom balcony

                        View of St. Helena Sound, lagoon, marsh and Atlantic Ocean from bedroom balcony

                      • 2nd "Master" suite bathroom is extra large and has shower stall

                        2nd "Master" suite bathroom is extra large and has shower stall

                      • 3rd floor room with TWIN beds

                        3rd floor room with TWIN beds

                      • 3rd floor common area offers sleeper futon and incredible view

                        3rd floor common area offers sleeper futon and incredible view

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                      Date last modified - Sunday, March 09, 2014

                      $150 - $239 per night (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 9

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