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Your Own Private Island & Off-Grid Vacation Home on the Intracoastal Waterway

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Last updated: 08/14/2012

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Your own personal island retreat with all the comforts of home on Hilton Head's off-grid private island. As featured on "Buying the Beach" the solar-powered coastal home at Old House Cay is accessible only by boat, just ten minutes from Hilton Head's largest marina. Experience what makes Old House Cay different by visiting

A two-bedroom house on more than three acres with fire pit, hiking trails, open air three-story tree house and deep water boat dock. Surrounded by the scenic natural beauty of lowcountry marshes, Old House Cay is just a short boat ride from Hilton Head's renowned golf courses and resorts.

The elevated 1,800 sq.ft. pole house is the only home on the island. It includes two bedrooms, two and a half baths, an open floor plan with full kitchen, sitting area, dining area and great room with flat screen television. The eat-in kitchen has a farmhouse apron front sink and walnut countertops. Conventional electric & gas appliances include espresso machine, four-burner gas stove, dishwasher, full size refrigerator, full size washer and dryer. Outside, the wrap-around deck offers 1,000 sq.ft. with second dining area, gas grill & private open air shower.

Two bedrooms on the first floor (two queen beds)
First bedroom has a queen bed, shower bath.
Second bedroom has a double bed, full tub/shower.
The crow's nest on the second floor is an ideal sleeping area for up to two children.
Bathrooms offer marble & beadboard vanities.
Both bedrooms open to the wrap-around porch.
Two outdoor showers: one on the wrap-around porch, another (unheated) open air shower on the property.

The 50' floating dock and covered pier head for immediate access to the Intra-Coastal Waterway, fishing, crabbing and canoeing Old House Creek.

The three-story open air tower is perfect for lounging, watching boat traffic on the Intracoastal Waterway and sunsets over the marsh.

Boat passage to/from the island included.

◾ In-home Massage
◾ Spa Services
◾ Personal Chef
◾ Oyster Roast
◾ Golf Tee Times

◾ Dolphin & Nature Tours
◾ Sunset Cruise
◾ Fireworks Cruise
◾ Marshside Mamas
◾ Sandbar Outing
◾ Fishing Charters


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double


  • Loft: 2 sleep sofa /futon


  • Sleeps two couples and 2 children comfortably (sleeping benches)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • DVD Player
  • Television


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    End your day gathered around the fire pit on the main island....moreless


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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  • House Keeping $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 10%


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This private island oceanfront vacation rental home is only minutes from world-class golfing, tennis, shopping and dining yet completely removed from all the cares in the world.


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