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Waterfront & Sunsets! Big View/3 Tvs/Walk to 3 Pools/Lakehouse! 3+ Mi Pri Beach

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TRUE WATERFRONT, creek, marsh and river views with private dock/pool, & SUNS


Last updated: 05/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This may be it! Come enjoy a very comfortable waterfront villa well located on beautiful Seabrook Island. Overlooking a wide tidal creek, expansive marsh, sunsets, shrimp boats and the Bohicket River. Walk right out the back porch to a private dock with a sitting deck, or overlook it all from the privacy of the screened porch. Access the very best of the real SC Lowcountry- the rhythm and sounds of changing tides, listening to shrimp 'pop', dolphins in the creek, marshgrasses blowing in the breeze, changing colors with the sunlight, shorebirds, and BREATHTAKING sunsets. There are pools within walking distance, and then of course there is the BEACH!
Come slow down, it's restful here and the pace is gentle. Catch a nap on the beach listening to the waves, walk along beautiful beaches, gather shells, ride bikes or horses, kayak, and watch the sunsets from the comfort of your porch or from Pelican Beach. Its a special place for refreshment and relaxation.
Both porches and living area have stunning views! The way our porches open to the right side, and as we are situated over the widest part of the creek without tree obstruction, we believe we have the BEST villa view at Shelter Cove, and possibly along this special stretch of creekfront! Spacious villa with smart multi-level floor plan maximizes privacy and views, offering bedrooms on different levels, living areas above bedrooms. No other villa above or below, so you have a real sense of privacy, and esp from the porches. First level-master BR w/comfortable KING bed, flat screen tv, private BA w/new tiled shower, & waterfront porch just off br. This porch has ground access, making it very convenient to access dock/water from the private rear porch. Like a split level, just a few steps up, is 2nd BR/BA with tub/shower & flat screen tv, then up to the waterfront living area with spacious sectional sofa & 46' flat screen TV/DVD/Blu Ray and a wonderful waterfront screened porch and sundeck. Up a few steps is dining area, kitchen and half bath. Enjoy fully equipped kitchen for easy relaxed meals at the dining table, or on the screened porch while enjoying the sunset.

As for the beaches, you are just a short bike ride/drive to perhaps the best (and totally private) beaches along the east coast, where you will find convenient access parking areas for autos/bikes. Take a chair or beach towel to the uncrowded beaches, and enjoy the truly spectacular views of the ocean, river, Botany Island and sunsets depending on where you go! If you enjoy beach walking, explore different sections of the beach by walking either direction to 'North Beach' point or 'Pelican/Sunset Beach'. Both points are spectacular, interestingly different, and often where you will find dolphin playing/feeding. Wherever you go, the beaches are gorgeous!

From the villa, you are just a 5 min or less WALK to a private pool at the end of the street, and also The LAKEHOUSE, offering state of the art fitness center/fitness classes/indoor and outdoor pools/ping pong/children's playground/grills and picnic tables/basketball/massage therapy, etc! The bike path and equestrian center are also a block away. Here, you can ride horses along the beachfront and/or through bridle trails. (*Advance reservations suggested).

Kayak and bike rental companies will deliver to your front door. The bike path takes you directly to Freshfields Shopping Village, the Bohicket Marina, and over the Kiawah River into Kiawah. Due to the secure gated community and quiet atmosphere at Seabrook, the 25 mph roads are user friendly for walking/biking and the creeks/river offer a real treat for the adventurer. You can launch a kayak, or step on a boat from our private dock! Within 5 minutes, you can be at Freshfields Village featuring excellent shopping, great restaurants/grocery/Starbucks/book store/dry cleaning/banking. Also, the even closer Bohicket Marina area offers a variety of restaurants/shopping, boat rentals/sunset cruises, and more.

Kiawah Island is adjacent to Seabrook, also approx 5 minutes away where you can visit the 5* Sanctuary Hotel with wonderful spa amenities, dining, shopping and art gallery. More restaurants are also on Kiawah, plus public tennis/golf and a fun Nature Center. At neighboring Wadmalaw Island you can visit a tea plantation, winery, and historic picturesque Rockville. Charleston being the spectacular world-class city that it is (approx 30 min easy drive to historic downtown)...with so much to 'take in', plus the historic plantations/gardens, there is no shortage of things to do, just time. However we usually opt for staying at peaceful Seabrook Island beaches, spending quality time on our waterfront porch, and simply relaxing!

Whatever your interests, there is something for everyone! Come and see why we fell in love with the most naturally beautiful sea island on the east coast, and then one of the best views/locations on it! As native Carolinians and SC coastal residents for many years, we have frequented many beaches from the NC Outer Banks to the Florida Keys and up the Gulf coast. We truly believe Seabrook offers a unique coastal vacation: jaw dropping beauty, peacefulness, and all with the most private/uncrowded beaches. There are NO COMMERCIAL entities on the island, once you are through the gate. The palmetto trees, magnolias and moss draped live oaks are stunning, healthy beaches usually offer good shelling, the wildlife is abundant (you are most likely to see dolphins, alligators, a great variety of shorebirds, and possibly deer and fox). Right here at the creek, we have seen dolphin and salt water mink swimming. Bring a fishing rod, catch dinner from the dock, beach or lakes or enjoy a special seafood dinner at one of several nearby restaurants! Welcome to the best of the South Carolina lowcountry, you are sure to have a great time!

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Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 21 or older as responsible party. No houseparties, or parents renting on behalf of their children is permitted....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Discovery of smoking will result in forfeiture of deposit and eviction. Allergy issues, thank you....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Discovery of pets brought without permission will result in forfeiture of deposit and eviction. Allergy issues, thank you....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books:

    A few in TV console, plus very nice SB library available at Lakehouse...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) Satellite, direct tv-each tv...moreless

  • Television:

    46' flat screen in living area with blu-ray and flat screens in both bedrooms...moreless


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Gorgeouse views of creeks/river!...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    True waterfront, living on the creek/expansive marsh toward Bohicket River. Private access for Shelter Cove owners/guests only on Horseshoe Creek with stationery and floating docks, benches for full enjoyment of the tidal creek. View is over Horseshoe Creek, to Bohicket River and Rockville's famous shrimping boats. Everyone loves it, and it's a great spot for enjoying your morning coffee or sunset. Docks allow easy/convenient water access for kayaking, fishing pleasure, or boating access (pls inquire)....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Separate dining area, chairs for 4 plus extra chair at nearby desk/bedroom if needed for visitor...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    1 car covered parking at villa...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Lakehouse fitness center 1 block away, first class equipment, amenity card access available...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bath/kitchen linens provided. *Bring your own beach/pool towels....moreless

  • Parking:

    Covered carport available, best for 1 car only, additional overflow parking nearby...moreless

  • Telephone:

    4 phones-1 in each bedroom, kitchen and living area ***Long distance calls blocked, bring cell phone...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels for kitchen/bath use **Please bring your own beach/pool towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker:

    standard coffee brewing with carafe...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Well equipped....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill:

    CAREFUL USE ONLY IN PAVED AREA IN FRONT OF VILLA, due to code-small gas grill/requires small propane canister **LAKESIDE grills/picnic tables available one block away!...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    *New in 2010, a block away at Lakehouse, lakeside outdoor pool with lounge and picnic areas(open to all property owners and guests w/card). INDOOR pool available for an extra fee at Lakehouse....moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    There is a private pool for Shelter Cove owners/guests as well as neighboring villas steps away. No lifeguard, separate kiddie pool. Quiet, partial shade....moreless



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Early summer
May 22 - Jun 12, 2015
4 night min stay
Jun 13 - Aug 14, 2015
7 night min stay

Late Summer
Aug 15 - Sep 11, 2015
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $125
  • Tax Rate 11.5%


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FOR RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE OF 1 MONTH: 30% (of the rental rate) is due w/rental agreement. Full balance is due one month prior to arrival date. **All payments by E-Check please, quick and simple.

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Last updated: 05/13/2015
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6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charleston INTL*-25 mi or Exec airport (priv)
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Kiawah++, Charleston Exec Golf Course, Etc!!
18 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 17/Savannah Hwy
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Johns Island/Bohicket Marina/Freshfields Village
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Seabrook Island Beach

Kayaking/crabbing/paddle boarding/salt water fishing/sunning from the dock, right out back!

**Access to 3 indoor/outdoor pools, state of the art fitness center, playground, lake, fresh & salt water fishing, bike paths, equestrian center, basketball court, etc are all within about 1 block walking distance! EASY short walk/bike to Marina, shops, restaurants, Freshfields Village. There is also the Johns Island museum, Angel Oak tree, Beachwalker Park and the Kiawah Island Nature Center close by.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Hello, My husband and I both grew up in the central part of the Carolinas, and beach vacations were always the highlight of our summers. Our families had vacation beach homes where many wonderful memories were made! We chose to live at the coast and did so for many years, before retiring to the NC mountains. However we soon realized we missed the sand between our toes, walks on the beach, magical changing tides, marsh grass & other 'specialties' of the SC lowcountry. So, with both of us having been in the real estate business (combined 65 years experience), we carefully chose the perfect beach vacation getaway and Seabrook Island had everything we were looking for! We are happy to share it with you and hope you will enjoy all that is special to this private island. We love our many repeat guests and hope you will become one of them. Thanks for 'stopping by' UP DA CREEK, AT THE BEACH! Wishing you a memory filled vacation, Leigh and Jack

Why the Owner Chose Shelter Cove Villas:
Having lived on the coast for about 20+ years, we always enjoyed special weekend visits to the Camp Retreat on Seabrook Island and historic Charleston. Exploring extensively the mid-Atlantic, southeast coast and Fl gulf coast, by sailboat and vehicle ....we think Seabrook Island is simply the most naturally beautiful! When we first walked out on the dock behind the villa, we knew it was special. The sunsets were icing on the cake. Then we inspected the 2 unique and gorgeous beaches, with no hi-rises, and they were uncrowded- we said 'This is it!, location, location!' Here we have abundant natural beauty, peace/quiet, yet convenience to a world class city and everyday shopping/dining needs, wonderful recreational amenities, wildlife, and water everywhere. THE VIEWS ARE SPECTACULAR.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
We enjoy sitting on the dock or screened porch with morning coffee or in the afternoon with snacks/drinks. We especially love to be out there to catch the sunset and listen to the unique marsh/creek sounds. It is teeming with life, and constantly changing. We have seen dolphin and salt water mink in the creek, bait fish jumping and birds feeding. Having a floating dock with water access is very special amenity and provides us the opportunity to kayak (crab and fish) directly from here. We LOVE that we are a block away from the Lakehouse (fitness etc), 3 pools, Palmetto Lake, and the bike path, which takes you to the nearby marina, shopping village,and Kiawah. Biking is a most pleasant way to get around the island and we enjoy the safety the 25 mph speed limit brings. When we want our 'city fix', we love to go into Charleston for all it offers. If you want golf/tennis-then we go to neighboring Kiawah for world class facilities and great restaurants are within 5 minutes. Perfect.

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  • TRUE WATERFRONT, creek, marsh and river views with private dock/pool, & SUNS

    TRUE WATERFRONT, creek, marsh and river views with private dock/pool, & SUNS

  • Front Entrance of Villa-spring

    Front Entrance of Villa-spring

  • Great Blue Heron visitor at marsh

    Great Blue Heron visitor at marsh

  • Twin Bedroom

    Twin Bedroom

  • Living area, sectional sofa-comfy for viewing/reading/tv or napping

    Living area, sectional sofa-comfy for viewing/reading/tv or napping

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Sunset view from villa

    Sunset view from villa

  • Sunset taken from porch

    Sunset taken from porch

  • Screened porch overlooking marsh

    Screened porch overlooking marsh

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Living area, see screened porch/sunporch

    Living area, see screened porch/sunporch

  • Kitchen


  • Steps away to neighborhood pool (with kiddie pool also), key required

    Steps away to neighborhood pool (with kiddie pool also), key required

  • Seabrook Island Beach

    Seabrook Island Beach

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