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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"If you are looking for that perfect, quiet, off-the-beaten path rental home, this is definitely the place for you! Having been to the HHI and Bluffton area before, we were seeking a nice, quiet location on this trip to just get away, relax, read, sleep in and not have a set agenda. You can't get much more quiet and relaxing than the Devil's Elbow Cottage on Bears Island! The only thing that "disturbed" our peace during our week were the many bird songs, squirrels and shore birds. The screened in porch was a perfect spot for morning coffee, an afternoon nap and evening cocktails as the sun was going down. The bed was extremely comfortable, and the view from the master bedroom is beyond description!
The cottage is really a well-appointed house next to the main house at the end of an island, separated only by a thin, dirt road that crosses the salt marsh. Its a bit off the beaten path, needing to enter via Colleton River Plantation, but its well worth it. The distance to 278 could only have been 4-5 miles or so as the crow flies, but we felt a world away. The best part about where the cottage is located is that you can be right in the heart of the HHI/Bluffton action in about 5-10 minutes!
The house was very clean, well decorated and had everything you would need to spend a nice long week in solitude. Peter and Leisa were wonderful to work with in getting the reservation locked in, gave us great driving directions, had a bunch of good recommendations for dining and activities and respected our privacy...but were very accommodating when needed. We felt truly fortunate to have the opportunity to experience this treasure! I can only hope that we will have the opportunity to return someday!"
Guest: prwpmpDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 11, 2015
"This is a super comfy house, lots of room and all the amenities. It is nice to just have the golf course behind you, providing a little more privacy. It is within walking distance to Wilson so all the restaurants, pools, fitness center, etc. are nearby. The house manager takes wonderful care of you if you have a problem (not very common). We love staying in this particular house and I would highly recommend it."
Guest: LolaDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: May 1, 2015
"As frequent renters of this particular home, I can honestly say that it is the best of the Bluff. We are continuously impressed with how well appointed and meticulously maintained it is - thanks in large part to Arlene, the very friendly agent who manages the unit and lives close by. The furnishings in this home set it apart from others I have seen. They are sophisticated and substantial - with no "wicker beach furniture" in sight. The kitchen is well-stocked with solid pots & pans and Henckel knives - a nice addition given that we like to relax and grill most nights. With two young kids in tow, we very much appreciate the new (big, full-size!) washer/dryer and the awesome location of this home - just steps away from our nightly ritual of s'mores over an open fire at the Inn. Time and time again, this home is consistently well-maintained, with none of the common annoyances that befall rental properties...the coffee maker works, the TV works, there are plenty of extra towels/measuring spoons/scissors/napkins/wine glasses - you name it. Just settle right in and enjoy the incredible beauty and simplicity of Palmetto Bluff. A perfect home away from home."
Guest: Family of FourDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 22, 2015
"My wife and I just finished a three-month stay at Beth's house and it was excellent. Beautifully-furnished and with a gorgeous view across two fairways of the golf course. We basically lived on the lanai, which overlooks the fairways and was a terrific spot to work, read, and watch the World Cup. Very nice master with the same view, large master bath with walk-in shower and double sink. Both the master bath and guest baths are bright and airy with windows to the west, nice sunlight in the afternoon. For the tv viewer, there are seven, nearly all flat screens. Well-planned kitchen with a view to the golf course. As a bonus, Beth is a very nice person and ready to help if there are questions or problems. We've lived in many towns/cities and houses in the past five years as we try to find the "perfect place" and Beth's is just about the nicest house we've stayed. Bravo to her."
Guest: Bob Date of Stay: June 2014Review Submitted: September 4, 2014