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This updated ocean view home comes complete with a golf cart, propane gas grill, beach towels, use of the neighborhood pool and a great ocean view! You will fall in love with the panoramic ocean view seen across acres of beautiful tidal marsh from this updated home. Tucked into a cul-de-sac in the neighborhood of Nautical Watch, this home is less than a minute’s walk to the Nautical Watch pool--available only to Nautical Watch owners and guests, and a quick 3 minute golf cart ride to the Beach and Racquet Club. This home is light, bright, and beachy….offering all of the comforts of home with a spectacular ocean view. 31 Nautical Watch has abundant natural light, with sliding glass doors in the living area, the master bedroom and one guest bedroom, and large windows in the dining area, kitchen, and second guest bedroom. Entering the home, you can see straight through the living area to the marsh and ocean beyond. A dining area comfortably seating six is to your right, with a pass through to the galley style kitchen with plenty of storage room in the pantry for your groceries.
Kick back in the living area where ample seating includes a comfortable sofa, a pair of “stress less” recliners with ottomans, an armchair with ottoman, and a rocking chair. (Please note the fireplace seen in the photos is decorative only, it is not a working fireplace.) There is a flat screen cable television and a DVD player in the living area, but we promise it is going to be hard to take your eyes off the view! The living area opens onto a large deck stretching across the marsh/ocean view side of the home, with a table and chairs, and an umbrella to keep you comfortable. You can watch the tides ebb and flow through the tidal marsh where herons, egrets, ibis and wood storks often pause to catch their dinners. Beyond the marsh you can see the Atlantic Ocean and across Johnsons Creek to the maritime forests of neighboring Hunting Island State Park.
The large master bedroom features a king sized bed, 26” flat screen television, and a full, private attached bath with a large vanity and tub/shower combination. A sliding glass door in the master conveniently opens onto the ocean view deck. What a way to start your day! On the opposite side of the living area is a short hallway accessing the guest bedrooms, second full bath, and laundry closet with full sized washer and dryer. One guest bedroom has a queen bed, plenty of drawer and closet space, flat screen cable television, and also offers private access to the bath. This bedroom, like the master, opens onto the back ocean view deck by way of sliding glass doors. The second guest bedroom is at the front of the home and is great for children, with flatscreen cable television and both a single daybed and a double bed that could sleep two.
Harbor Island is gated beach community on a small barrier island, 14 miles southeast of charming, historic Beaufort SC. The island is bordered by the Harbor River on the north, Saint Helena Sound and the Atlantic to the east, and Johnsons creek to the south. Harbor is very much a get away from it all location, with nothing commercial inside of our gates except a small sundries shop at the Beach and Racquet Club (BRC). Also at the BRC you will enjoy use of the Olympic sized pool overlooking the marshes of the Harbor River, a small kiddie wading pool, a playground, sand volleyball court, tennis courts and a well-equipped fitness center.
Nearby Beaufort offers plenty of options for off-island enjoyment. Downtown Beaufort offers fun boutique shopping, horse and carriage rides through the historic district filled with beautiful antebellum homes, and a gorgeous waterfront public park stretching along the Beaufort River where you can watch boats passing by or docking in the marina. Dolphin watch and other day cruise boats leave from the marina and offer great opportunities to see the lovely lowcountry scenery from the water. There are many dining options from fine dining to fast food, and fresh caught local seafood is a favorite both at restaurants and seafood markets. Depending on the time of year, you may want to try your hand at catching your own shrimp, crab or fish. Hunting Island has a wonderful fishing pier, and fishing off of the beach and in the creeks is permissible. For information about SC fishing regulations and licensing, visitors are advised to visit the website for the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
If you are interested in exploring farther afield, historic Savannah, Georgia and Charleston, SC are easy day trips. Savannah is a little over an hour away, Charleston about two hours. And the Hilton Head/Bluffton area, with outlet shops galore, is about an hour away.
Bathroom 2 is accessed from a short hallway connecting bedrooms 2 and 3 with the living area. Connecting vanity room can be closed off from the tub/shower and commode and accessed directly from bedroom 2. ...moreless
A golf cart is included with your rental for your enjoyment and convenience. Rules require anyone driving a golf cart must have a valid drivers license. Thank you for your cooperation! Starter supplies (1-2 nights) of the following are provided: paper towels, trash bags, dishwasher detergent, toilet tissue, bath and hand soap.
Bike and helmet rentals are available at the Harbor Island Beach and Racquet Club. For more information call the BRC at 843-838-7254.
Flat screen cable televisions in the living area and all three bedrooms. Television in the LIVING AREA offers premium channel options and HBO, STARZ and ENCORE. ...moreless
Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
31 Nautical Watch Way backs up to an expansive tidal marsh that lies between the Nautical Watch neighborhood and the ocean. You can see directly across the marsh to the ocean as well as to the maritime forest and beach of Hunting Island State Park....moreless
The SC lowcountry has up to 9 foot tides, which fill and empty the tidal marsh with two high and two low tides daily. Egrets, herons, ibis and storks all feed in the tidal waters of this beautiful marsh. You have an unobstructed view across tidal marsh to the ocean. ...moreless
There is a single bay parking below the elevated home for 1 vehicle, and room in the driveway for a second vehicle....moreless
Iron & Board
All bed and bath linens are provided, as well as six beach towels. ...moreless
Parking Off Street
Unlimited long distance within the US, Puerto Rico, and Canada....moreless
All bed and bath linens are provided, as well as seven beach towels. ...moreless
Full sized washing machine and dryer are located in a louvered closet in the hallway connecting bedrooms 2 and 3. ...moreless
Cable wireless Internet service is included with your rental....moreless
Dishes & Utensils
Available to rent from the Beach and Racquet Club. ...moreless
Deck / Patio:
A large deck with a fabulous view stretches across the rear/oceanview side of the home. Small deck in the front is a convenient location to drop off sandy shoes or beach toys before entering the home....moreless
Propane gas grill and propane provided. Cleaning of the grill is not included in the departure clean. Please be courteous and clean the grill after use so it will be ready for the next guest. ...moreless
Rental includes access to both the Nautical Watch neighborhood pool and the Beach and Racquet Club pool. Harbor Island pools are unheated. The pools typically open April 1 and close November 1. ...moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
1 wk vehicle gate pass$50
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 to stays less than 7 nights. Seasonal dates/rates subject to change without notice.
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Just 15 miles from charming, historic Beaufort SC, Harbor Island is a private, gated community offering two and a half miles of unspoiled beach and acres of beautiful marsh teeming with wildlife. The Harbor Island Beach and Racquet Club offers an Olympic sized pool overlooking the marshes of the Harbor River, a fitness center, tennis courts, sand volleyball court, kiddie pool and playground, and a sundries store selling soft drinks and snacks. You will also have access to the Nautical Watch neighborhood pool and of course our beautiful beach.
The surrounding area offers excellent fishing, golfing, boating and sightseeing opportunities galore! Harbor Island is also a convenient day trip to the historic cities of Savannah, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina, but we are betting you never want to leave the tranquility of Harbor Island and charm of beautiful Beaufort!