Waterfront - Private Dock - Panoramic View!
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
We love living here, also enjoy a second home in the mountains, Purchased in 1965, rebuilt in 1994.
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Keywords: Comfortable, attractive waterfront home suitable for vacationing couple or small family. Location excellent for boating, swimming, fishing and crabbing. Golf, tennis and beaches nearby. Beautiful small cities of Savannah, Charleston and Beaufort a short drive away..
- Vacation Rental
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Convertible bed(s)
- 2.25 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
Kitchen & Dining
- Ice Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Linens Provided
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Air Conditioning
- Parking Off Street
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Washing Machine
- Wood Fireplace
- Music Library
- CD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- DVD Player
- Wireless Internet
- Free Long Distance
Location & View
- Water Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Fitness Center
- Miniature Golf
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
- Live Theater
- Horseback Riding
Pinckney Wildlife Refuge and Savannah Wildlife Refuge nearby. The Town of Hilton Head Island provides five (5) Public Beach Accesses as follows: • Alder Lane Beach Access off South Forest Beach Drive – Parking available. • Beachfront at Coligny Circle – Parking available. • Driessen Beach Park at the end of Bradley Beach Road – Parking available. • Folly Field Beach Park off Folly Field Road – Parking available. • Fish Haul Creek Park off Beach City Road – Parking available ...morecollapse
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The river house in the S.C. Lowcountry is a gem. Beaufort, SC, Savannah, GA, and Hilton Head Island - with an array of touring opportunities - are all within an easy drive, but even without them, the house alone would be worth the price of admission. The May River/Mackay's Creek is one of the most beautiful waterways in the world. My favorite activity is kayaking and bird watching at the same time. Once, while kayaking, I was visited by a golden sea turtle.
- Guest Lynn
- Date of stay 02/01/12
- Review Submitted 02/07/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, romantic getaway, age 55+, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
Owner response: Birders, photographers and boaters love the location. Egrets, herons and ibises peck in the tidal pools. Dolphins show up every few days. The crabbing is great.Chickadees, cardinals and finches dart in and out of the live oaks.
October 2011 Visit
October 2011 Visit
In October 2011, my wife and I stayed at Oyster Manor, the home of Fran and Bill. We found this an ideal location for visiting Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Beaufort, and Charleston, South Carolina. The home is also close to Savannah, Georgia. The large, well-furnished home sits on a expansive, tree-covered lot with plenty of parking. Because of a wide wall of windows, views from the living room are always inspiring. Gazing across a wide lawn, one looks out to protected ocean waters where the tides ebb and flow each day. My wife and I were happy here.
- Guest Allen
- Date of stay 10/20/11
- Review Submitted 11/07/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, adventure seekers.
Owner response: We love the expansive views and perfect location too. The Lowcountry of South Carolina has so much to offer!
My husband and I stayed at this home for 10 days in July and were very pleased with the accomodations and the location. The home is comfortable and well equipped, spacious and airy with a lovely view and close to several of the places we wanted to see on our trip. For example, we were easily able to get to Savannah, Charleston and Beaufort, and Hilton Head was just a couple of minutes away by car. There are several good restaurants nearby and it was also very convenient for shopping.
- Guest David F.
- Date of stay 07/23/11
- Review Submitted 08/07/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
Owner response: Many consider the fall the nicest time of all in the Lowcountry. The beaches are not crowded. The dock provides peaceful and interesting space after adventures of various kinds.
$1195 weekly (plus taxes and cleaning) $200.00 refundable deposit 50% plus contract to reserve dates. Fully refunded if canceled 45 days prior to 1st day. Balance due 45 days out. $1195 Jan. - March 3rd Week starts on Sat.4PM ;ck out Sat. 10AM
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Year Purchased: 1965
About the owner: Fran is a retired newspaper editor. Bill is retired from his private catering company. We are boaters, environmentalists, readers and travelers with long histories in the South Carolina Lowcountry.
Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
Actually, we live here because we love the water, drink coffee on the dock many mornings, check the garden and work in it almost daily. We have a mountain home for escape should we work out arrangements with renters for this one.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We swim, boat, crab, feed and watch birds; we entertain and take part in many community activities. Our library offers great reading on local history and culture.
- Primary: 843-813-5506
- Secondary: 843.384.2914
Our favorite spot for morning coffee.
Old Fort Pub. Excellent Dining with best sunset views on island. Since 1970
24 Area Golf Courses to choose from!
View of house from dock.
Hilton Head Harbor
Great Area Seafood since 1967.
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