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Miles of Fabulous, Uncrowded, Hard-Sand Beach, Very Close by!

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

Private Homes house description

Hooded Merganser Court -- Modern house with Charleston style--three bedroom suites are completely separate! Guest wing has hallway doors to give you privacy from the main living areas--sleep late if you wish! There is an office area on the mezzanine, complete with wireless internet, for those who blend vacation with work.

Master suite with fireplace is on opposite side of house and has own deck access.
Living area is bright and VERY comfortable and expands onto the screened porch.
Seating for 8 persons in dining room, at kitchen bar (5-6), and 6 on the porch makes this house a FABULOUS place for a family vacation.

Our house is on the lagoon, and surrounded by natural areas, so that you feel the charm of the low-country embracing you. We are on a cul-de-sac, and the kids can ride bikes on our long, private driveway. Get out the chalk and let their imaginations will go wild--play hopscotch and have a side-walk-artist-contest without leaving the comfort of your vacation home!

The guest wing can sleep 6 and has 2.5 baths. This is a great house for a family.

The Master wing is very private and spacious and has its own bath and deck.

Our kitchen is well stocked and comfortable, and spices, wraps, paper goods, etc. are supplied. It features a MayTag gas stove, so bring your specialty recipes and enjoy one another. Or, have your family-dinner catered by one of the fabulous specialists in the area.

Come take your vacation with us and come back often!

Also look at VRBO listing #330336, SkyHigh, our Cashiers, NC vacation home for cool mountain breezes!





Keywords: Hear the Surf, 5 minutes bike to Beach, Lagoon View, Beach House, pet friendly, fresh, clean, open, views, wildlife, biking, shells, hard sand beach, wireless internet

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    This is a great space and place for cousins to reunite! Caution with small children: The house has a lot of doors and glass, and is located on the lagoon where alligators reside year-round....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking on the developed property....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Your well-behaved, dog or indoor cat is welcome with a deposit. Please certify your pet is under active flea and tick treatment and is current on inoculations....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The house is elevated, and interior access requires mounting 8-10 steps.The Master Suite, kitchen and porch areas are on one level. The property does not have ramps....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master Suite...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 double

    Both a double and a queen will accomodate kids or adults...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Rice poster bed with comfortable mattress...moreless

  • King size beds (1) King Bed in Master Suite, Queen size Beds (1) Very comfortable Queen bed in large Guest bedroom with huge walk-in closet. There is also a Queen bed in Guest Room 2, sharing the room with a double bed., Double Beds (1) Guest Room 2 has 2 beds: Double Bed shares room with Queen bed in same room. A great room for the cousins to share, or for parents of young children! Room has Huge walk-in closet so you can bring all your stuff' and keep it out of view!...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    2 Toilets in Master Bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 4

    Convenient to kitchen, living and laundry is a 'powder room'...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Newly created, cheerful black and white subway tile...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Clean and cheerful newly tiled floor...moreless

  • 3 full baths, one powder room. Each bathroom has its bath en-suite.

Other Amenities

  • Lagoon bird-watch migratory and water-fowl. 'Alli' the alligator entertains for hours, at a distance, of course, in the lagoon. Deer and other wildlife abound on this property surrounded by natural areas. It is a short and shaded walk to the beach on a beach-path, fabulous walking or biking on 30 miles of paved trails or the beach, 20 station Fitness trail, oh so many Shells on the beach, plus a fabulous sunset over the ocean from Beachwalk #32. Golf on beautiful area courses, ocean swimming, windsurfing, kayak or canoe on the creeks, Horseback Riding is nearby. Sightseeing, Restaurants, Parks, Boating, Fishing, Nature Center, Camp Kiawah for Kids, if you can do it out-of-doors you can probably do it here!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Many books, especially about the area, are in the bookcase...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) There is a TV with Blue Ray in Master Suite and Living Room, and TV with C/D player in one Guest Room, TV in second Guest room....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Built in speaker system in living area is connected to the stereo...moreless

  • Television:

    TV in every bedroom and living area...moreless

  • VCR

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    We are on the Lagoon, which is full of life...great for fishing, bird-watching and alligator viewing!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Seat 6 at glass dining table, seat 4-6 at kitchen bar, seat 4-6 at screened porch table....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Two new central A/C systems for comfort...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Cable Internet is wireless and reception is great throughout house. There is an office area in the Guest wing for blending a little business with vacation....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    garage...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Gas logs are cozy and managed by remote...moreless

  • Garage:

    One Bay available for guest parking...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    The gas fireplace is shared by the Master Suite and the Living room, and is oh so cozy!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Two new Central HVAC systems...moreless

  • Internet:

    ASUS wireless network on ComCast Broadband works flawlessly...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Towels, bathmats, and sheets are provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Sunken living room with conversation area and large screen TV...moreless

  • Parking:

    Two additional pullout spots are available on driveway...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Oval, private driveway has 2 additional parking spaces...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is space off the driveway for temporarily parking a boat-trailer...moreless

  • Telephone:

    No house phone--feel free to use your cell phone, Viber, or Skype...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels, bathmats, and sheets are provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless Router. Cable Internet is wireless and reception is great throughout house. There is an office area in the Guest wing for blending a little business with vacation....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    There are several wonderful caterers in the area....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Microwave, toaster oven, toaster, blender, buffet warmer, George Foreman grill, spices and more!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full sets of dishes and utensils are provided...moreless

  • Oven:

    Maytag Gas Oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    There is a start on most things you may need, such as salt, sugar, spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Maytag Gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles can be rented from Seaside Rentals, and they both deliver and pick back up for your convenience....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck overlooks lagoon...moreless

  • Golf:

    Beautiful golf courses, 5 on Kiawah Island, are available for your enjoyment....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak rentals at Mingo Point, and from Tidal Trails, for you pleasure...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened porch extends the living spaces and connects to the deck....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Long driveway and wooded area lend privacy to the house...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas Grill is on deck...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis is available at the nearby KI Tennis Center...moreless

 

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $500
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Dog Deposit of $500 is refundable upon satisfactory check out. We love our many responsible pet owners!

June 1-Sept. 1 Rental is weekly only.

Rates includes exit cleaning!

Returning guests receive a 10% discount on the listed rental rates.

Reservation is made upon receipt of check for full amount of rental.


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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charleston
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cherrywood Grill
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Turtle Point, Osprey Point
100 Miles
Nearest Train
Savannah, GA
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 17
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cherrywood Grill 1 mi., Atlantic Room 5 mi.
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kiawah Island

Car: Necessary

Bird Watching (over 150 Species), Biking on Beach, TEN miles of hard-sand beach on which to ride bikes, find shells, read a book, or go for a swim; concierge for beach-chairs and parasols, golf golf golf, tennis, Nature Center, and Kamp Kiawah for Kids!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Friends took us to lunch at the Ocean Club, and I said: 'Give me a kayak and a bike and pick me up in 5 years.' That is how we fell in love with Kiawah, and we want to share our lovely home with you. Coming from Aruba, Hilton Head and Fripp, we found Kiawah has the ambiance and the beauty we thought was no longer available. Come bike and walk on the beach with us, kayak with me, watch the deer graze in our yard.....alligators cruise the shore of the lagoon, the water-fowl make their graceful landings, golf on the most gorgeous courses, and fall in love with Kiawah with us! Kindest Regards, Elisabeth and Wade St. John

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
Kiawah Island .... what's not to love! We also love the cool NC mountains--check out vrbo listing #330336, our 7 BR lodge-style home, named SkyHigh!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We hear the surf and can see the tidal changes in the lagoon--we don't need a tidal clock! The golf course surrounds our property, yet does not intrude, and the wild-life you see when just sitting on the porch is such a gift. Do you know what a Oster-Toadfish is? Neither did I until I saw this unusual creature in the lagoon. And, the Kiawah Nature Center identified it for us!


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, dutch

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Photos

  • The beach is waiting for YOU!

    The beach is waiting for YOU!

  • Cozy Sunken Living Room with gas log fireplace, overlooks deck and Lagoon

    Cozy Sunken Living Room with gas log fireplace, overlooks deck and Lagoon

  • Watch for wildlife on the lagoon from the screened porch rockers!

    Watch for wildlife on the lagoon from the screened porch rockers!

  • Looking from the living room across our glass dining table to the kitchen.

    Looking from the living room across our glass dining table to the kitchen.

  • Cheerful bar nook on kitchen island

    Cheerful bar nook on kitchen island

  • Laundry room has dog-bowl set for your canine comfort

    Laundry room has dog-bowl set for your canine comfort

  • Master Bedroom with chaise lounge has Lagoon View

    Master Bedroom with chaise lounge has Lagoon View

  • Master Dressing room

    Master Dressing room

  • Sunny new bath, tiled shower, for Guest Room 1

    Sunny new bath, tiled shower, for Guest Room 1

  • Guest suite

    Guest suite

  • Guest Suite 2, with two beds, a double, and a queen

    Guest Suite 2, with two beds, a double, and a queen

  • Nosy neighbor, Alli, is a 9 foot gator.  Please enjoy her from a distance

    Nosy neighbor, Alli, is a 9 foot gator. Please enjoy her from a distance

  • Palmettos shade Front Entrance of SweetGrass

    Palmettos shade Front Entrance of SweetGrass

  • Work or sit by the fire in our cozy living room. WiFi reaches everywhere.

    Work or sit by the fire in our cozy living room. WiFi reaches everywhere.

  • Looking from the dining room to the front entry hall

    Looking from the dining room to the front entry hall

  • Cheerful Coffee Bar

    Cheerful Coffee Bar

  • Kitchen is bright and comfortable, equipped with spices, pots and pans, and mo

    Kitchen is bright and comfortable, equipped with spices, pots and pans, and mo

  • Spacious and peaceful Master Wing, closet room, bath en-suite

    Spacious and peaceful Master Wing, closet room, bath en-suite

  • Master Bath with dual sinks, new tile floors & shower, and dual toilets!

    Master Bath with dual sinks, new tile floors & shower, and dual toilets!

  • Guest Room 1, walk-in closet and comfortable Queen bed!

    Guest Room 1, walk-in closet and comfortable Queen bed!

  • Guest Suite has walk-in closet

    Guest Suite has walk-in closet

  • Guest Suite with bath

    Guest Suite with bath

  • En-suite bath for Guest Room 2

    En-suite bath for Guest Room 2

  • A wood stork just flew over!

    A wood stork just flew over!

VRBO #326550

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish, dutch
  • Calendar last updated: 04/11/2015
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