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All 5-Star Rated Villa in Palmetto Dunes Resort!! Best Privacy!! Best Views!!

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Welcome to our very large, remodeled and designer decorated 2nd floor 2-bedroom Villa in the award winning, prestigious and gated Palmetto Dunes Resort on Hilton Head Island. Palmetto Dunes was just named one of the Top 25 Family Resort in the World by Travel and Leisure Magazine. Our villa is located right on the golf course in the extreme southern corner of St. Andrews Common which is furthest from roads, and other units. It has the absolute best, most private views in St. Andrews. The commercial vacation rental companies all wanted our villa, but we decided to list on Home Away / VRBO and give you a MUCH better price.

NOTE: This is NOT the much smaller 2 bedroom unit with a much smaller deck and the 2nd bedroom in a loft with a spiral staircase. This is the largest and most luxurious 2-bedroom villa in St. Andrews.

You'll need to visit to appreciate this exceptional, spacious and truly unique 1,400 sq. ft., 2-bedroom, one-level villa with its cathedral ceilings and stylish decor. You'll be in your own, private tropical paradise with spectacular views in every direction. A huge Magnolia tree, various Palms, Palmettos, Live Oaks with Spanish Moss, other tropical plants and a small lagoon frame beautiful views of the George Fazio Golf Course. There are no other villas, parking lots, walls or other obstructions to spoil your privacy and the tropical scenery. This is exactly why we were willing to pay a premium price for this premium St. Andrews Common villa.

This villa has the BEST AND MOST PRIVATE VIEWS in St. Andrews Common. If you need a place to STAY, get a hotel room. If you want a place to really LIVE on the Island, this is your villa!

The villa is professionally decorated and furnished in the Tommy Bahama style with tropical floral fabrics and art and tropical wood appointments. You'll be impressed with the open floor plan and atrium windows that fill the space with light. The afternoon sun is filtered by the large beautiful trees, just off the deck, which provide a totally tropical feel.

You'll prepare a glass of wine or a drink at the eight-foot long wet bar which separates the living space from the dining space two steps above. The new 42-inch Panasonic, high definition flat screen television is perfect for viewing the extended high-def channel selection; watching a DVD on the Panasonic Blue Ray player; or reviewing your day's beach photos using the TV's built-in photo viewing features. The furnishings throughout are high quality. The sleeper sofa will accommodate a 6th person or a couple of children. Morning coffee or sunset with a cold drink are absolutely perfect while sitting in one of the bar-height, bistro chairs on the spacious, private wrap-around deck. The deck has room for everyone in the party with six chairs (four bar height) and three tables. There is also a BBQ grill on the deck for preparing a perfect steak or fresh fish.

You'll find a private retreat in the master suite with high ceilings, golf course views and separate french door access to the villa's large, wrap-around deck. Everything is fresh from the tile, granite, vanities and fixtures in the bath to the furniture and 24 inch flat screen hi-def TV. Woven woods provide privacy for the windows and deck doors. Our designer advised that we should give special attention to the bedding as a good night's sleep is very important for us and our guests to fully enjoy our time on the Island. You'll sleep on the best, most supportive and most comfortable king mattress and foundation that we could find.

The roomy second bedroom also has beautiful, high quality furnishings and shades to provide privacy for the windows that face the front, entry-side of the villa. This bedroom has a queen bed for couples: an extended-length twin bed for another golfer or family member and a 24 inch flat screen TV/DVD combo. The bedding is the same high quality bedding that we chose for the master suite. The hall bath, just outside the second bedroom, has also been completely renovated with new tile, vanity and granite.

On days when you choose to eat in, food preparation will be a joy in the well equipped kitchen all new appliances and refinished cabinets. The refrigerator has filtered water and ice in the door and the range is a state of the art INDUCTION cook top and CONVECTION oven. Both are stainless steel. All pots and pans are brand new. There is a new tile floor with the original tile counter tops and back splashes. You can wash your beach towels in the full size washer and dryer just off the kitchen.

Behind the kitchen and near the villa entrance is a study with new desk, chair and artwork. This is a perfect place to open your laptop, access the villa's private wireless network and make that reservation at your favorite Hilton Head Island restaurant. There is also a printer for your use. There is also a small covered deck off the study with two chairs and a small table where you will find a private space to read a book or have a private conversation.

St. Andrews Common is part of the exclusive Palmetto Dunes / Shelter Cove Resort, one of the world's best resorts. The Resort offers exciting amenities and you will receive a Resort Pass which will give you driving and parking access to all areas of the Resort and all that this exceptional destination has to offer. Play golf on one of the three world-class golf courses or enjoy tennis at the award winning Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center. Bike the miles of trails using the two cruiser bikes at the Villa for your use; shop at Shelter Cove's markets, shops and restaurants; take a cruise, charter a boat or fishing trip; kayak in the 11-mile lagoon; fish in the surf or lagoons; dine in the many restaurants; catch a show at the Arts Center; take a short walk or bike ride to the beach or park at one of the private beach access points. All of this is available within the Palmetto Dunes / Shelter Cove Resort and you will have access.

Don't feel like walking, biking or driving? Call the “Dunes Buggy“ and one of the buses will pick you up at your villa and take you anywhere in the resort for no charge. Call again and they'll take you somewhere else or back to your villa. This transportation is available April 1 till September 30, from 8 AM till 9 PM for guests at our villa. Feel like staying very close to home? You can also relax in one of the comfortable lounge chars at the large and beautiful St. Andrews Common swimming pool and pavilion available exclusively for St. Andrews Common owners and guests... about 100 steps from your villa door.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    At least one renter must be age 25 or older. No student groups....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry but some guests have allergies so no pets of any kind are permitted....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

  • Master Suite: 1 king


  • Second Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Queen & Extended Twin...moreless

  • Living Room Sofa Bed: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Sofa Bed in Living Room...moreless

  • The villa has a king bed in the spacious master suite and both a queen bed and extended twin bed in the 2nd bedroom. The sleep sofa, in the living room, provides an additional sleeping area. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    remodeled with new dressing table, vanity, tile and granite ...moreless

  • Second Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    remodeled with new vanity, tile and granite...moreless

  • Both baths have been totally remodeled with new tile (floors and tub/showers), new vanities, new mirrors, new light fixtures, new faucets, new wall art and new granite counter tops. The master bath also has a new granite dressing table and a storage unit....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blu-Ray player in the living room and a TV / DVD combo in the 2nd bedroom. There is a large selection of nore than 40 DVDs at the villa for your entertainment....moreless

  • Games:

    Board games and playing cards for children and adults....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Several music channels available through the living room HDTV cable service...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Extended high definition channel selection and music channels....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Available through the audio channels on the living room HDTV cable service...moreless

  • Television:

    Large 42 inch high def. flat screen HDTV in the living room with Blu-Ray DVD player; a 24 inch flat screen HDTV in the master suite and a 24 inch flat screen HDTV / DVD combo in the 2nd bedroom....moreless

  • Toys:

    beach shovels, beach tennis, pool / beach tube...moreless

  • Video Library:

    There is a large selection of more than 40 DVDs at the villa for your entertainment....moreless


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


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach:

    a short walk, bike ride or drive to the beach...moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    right on #14 of thr George Fazio Course...moreless

  • Golf Course View:

    right on #14 of the George Fazio Course...moreless

  • Resort:

    Within the award winning and prestigious Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort...moreless

  • Water View:

    Small lagoon directly behind the villa...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Open floor plan with a large, separate dining area up 2 steps from the primary living area...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Central heating and air conditioning controlled by thermostat to whatever temperature you desire....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Your private wireless network is available in all villa rooms. You'll have a security code for access....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size, front loading...moreless

  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free local and long distance calling to the US, Canada and PR...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating and air conditioning controlled by thermostat to whatever temperature you desire....moreless

  • Internet:

    Your private wireless network is available in all villa rooms. You'll have a security code for access....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linens, towels, dish towels, soaps, etc....moreless

  • Living Area
  • Living Room:

    Large, light-filled living room down two steps from the large dining area.. separated by the 8-foot long wet bar. Seating for 7....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Within a few steps of the villa. A Resort Parking Pass that we arrange for you is required. Note: Motorcycles and RV's are not permitted in the Palmetto Dunes Resort...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Study Room
  • Telephone:

    Free local and long distance calling to the US, Canada and PR...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Bed linens, towels, dish towels, soaps, etc....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full size, front loading...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Your private wireless network is available in all villa rooms. You'll have a security code for access....moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    fully equipped...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    in combination with the refrigerator...moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    All new large and small appliances...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Brand new stainless steel, CONVECTION oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Vacuum cleaner, broom, mop and bucket in the closet off of the study and an assortment of spices in the kitchen caninets....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Brand new stainless steel refrigerator with ice maker (cubes and crushed) and filtered and chilled water im the door....moreless

  • Stove:

    Brand new stainless steel electric range with a state of the art INDUCTION cooktop and CONVECTION oven that gives you the best control of your cooking heat....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Small enclosed, all weather side deck plus a very large, wrap-around rear deck with seating for 6 ...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles:

    2 cruiser bikes at the villa for your use and others available from The Outfitters in Palmetto Dunes at a 20% discount while a guest at our villa. ...moreless

  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio:

    A Very large wrap-around deck with spectacular views and seating for 6... and a second small deck with seating for 2...moreless

  • Gated Community
  • Golf:

    The villa is right on the George Fazio Course hole #14. You receive a discount at all three Palmetto Dunes Golf Courses and on tennis court time while staying at our villa. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    You can rent kayaks at the Outfitters (20% discount for our quests) and kayak the famous Palmetto Dunes 11 Mile Lagoon. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautifully landscaped grounds. It's like living in a tropical garden....moreless

  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Char-Broil grill on back deck.......moreless

  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    Available at the beautiful Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center. You receive a discount on golf and tennis court time while staying at our villa. ...moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Large and beautiful St. Andrews pool, pavilion, showers, restrooms, 3-levels of sundecks and lagoon fountain... exclusively for St. Andrews Common owners and our guests (this means you)...moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer, 2015
Jun 13 - Aug 14, 2015
7 night min stay

Eary Fall, 2015
Aug 15 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

Fall, 2015
Aug 29 - Oct 30, 2015
2 night min stay
Late Fall, 2015
Oct 31 - Nov 27, 2015
2 night min stay
Winter, 2015 /16
Nov 28 - Feb 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$680 $1,550
Early Spring, 2016
Feb 27 - Apr 1, 2016
7 night min stay

Spring, 2016
Apr 2 - Jun 17, 2016
7 night min stay

Summer, 2016
Jun 18 - Aug 12, 2016
7 night min stay

Early Fall, 2016
Aug 13 - Sep 9, 2016
7 night min stay

Fall, 2016
Sep 10 - Oct 28, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Departure Cleaning $80 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%


Sorry but No Pets and No Smoking Permitted.

The primary renter must be at least 25 years of age. No student groups.

Two bikes are provided and, as our guests, you will receive DISCOUNTS on golf, tennis and rentals of additional bikes, kayaks, etc.

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Last updated: 07/29/2015
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilton Head Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
At Shelter Cove or Dunes House at the Beach
St. Andrews Common
Nearest Golf
George Fazio Golf Course directly behind the Villa
0.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
William Hilton Parkway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Alexander's in PD; Several at Shelter Cove
0.6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Atlantic Ocean

Car: Recommended

St. Andrews Common is part of the Palmetto Dunes / Shelter Cove Resort on Hilton Head Island, SC. The Resort offers exclusive beach access areas; three 18-hole championship Golf Courses; an exclusive Tennis Center; kayaking; biking; Shelter Cove HarbourFest and summer fireworks; restaurants; shopping; a large and a private pool and pavilion exclusively for St. Andrews Common Owners and their guests. AS OUR GUESTS YOU WILL RECEIVE DISCOUNTS ON GOLF, TENNIS AND RENTALS OF KAYAKS, CANOES, BIKES, ETC.

Our villa is in a quiet, secluded and private setting on the George Fazio Golf Course in the center of all of the amenities and activities that the Palmetto Dunes / Shelter Cove Resort has to offer.

Golf: The palmetto Dunes Resort contains three 18-hole championship golf courses... The Robert Trent Jones Course; the Arthur Hills Course; and the George Fazio Course.

Tennis: Enjoy the exclusive Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We are Stan and Jane Heasley. We are both now retired and thoroughly enjoying life. We absolutely love Hilton Head Island and we're sure that you will too. It's like no other place in the country.

Why the Owner Chose St. Andrews Common:
Hilton Head Island is like no other place in the US mainland. We have rented houses and vacationed along the East Coast from Maine to Florida and on the West Coast as well. We've enjoyed the variety, but many places were wind blown sand, heavily commercialized or both. Hilton Head Island is very different. The Island is a forest of mature tropical trees and plants. Commercial signs and storefronts are pushed back into the trees to preserve the island feel. It looks very natural and tropical, but it's truely amazing the variety of activities, culture, restaurants, family activities and... did I mention the pristine beaches? If your looking for action or relaxation, Hilton Head Island has it all.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The uniqueness of our vacation rental villa begins with its size, one of the largest villas in St. Andrews Common. This is NOT the much smaller 2-bedroom unit with the small deck and 2nd bedroom in a loft up a spiral staircase. Our villa is a very large, 1400 sq. ft., 2-bedrrom, 2-bath flat with cathedral ceilings and atrium windows. Our villa is also in the best location in St. Andrews. It is in the extreme southern corner of the complex furthest from roads and other housing. It has the most private setting in St. Andrews and has the very best, panoramic views in St. Andrews. From the large, private, elevated, wrap-around deck there are no walls, parking lots of our units to spoil the beautiful, tropical golf course views. We paid a premium for this villa as it a premium property, in a premium location... the absolute best available in St. Andrews Common. Our villa is also totally remodeled and designer decorated. Everything is fresh from the floors to the ceilings including furniture, wall art, bedding, appliances, light fixtures, lamps, bath tile, bath vanities, granite, etc. The villa is located in the Prestigious Palmetto Dunes / Shelter Cove Oceanfront Resort with all of the Resort activities, golf, tennis, other amenities and private beach access points along three miles of the best beaches on the east coast. The Resort has everything but, if you decide to leave the Resort, you can bike about anywhere on the Island from this perfect mid-Island location. Two Fuji cruiser bikes are provided for your use and additional bikes may be rented at a 20% discount when staying at our villa. With the special code we will provide, you will receive DISCOUNTS ON GOLF, TENNIS AND RENTALS OF BIKES, KAYAKS, CANOES, ETC. The villa is in the middle of the action for those looking for fun and activities, yet very private and secluded for those looking for some tropical rest and relaxation. It is truly the best of all worlds.

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