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Beautiful home, walking distance to beach.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 4.5 Baths

Our beautiful Vanderhorst Plantation home is located one block from the entrance to the Osprey Point Golf Course and walking distance to the beach. At the corner of Governor's Drive and Marsh Cottage Lane, you will enjoy sweeping, ever-changing Marsh Creek views. We are a bike ride from the Ocean Course.


1. You won't find owners' belongings in the draweres or closets, or owners' food in the fridge or freezer

2. None of this twin bed nonsense...bedrooms have either a king bed or 2 QUEEN beds in each room. 2 King Bedrooms downstairs, 2 Queen bedrooms up(remember, 2 queen beds in each of those rooms).

3. Sleeps a lot of people!

4. For Kiawah Island Club members, we are about as close as you can be to the Beach Club...a 2 minute drive. For all others, we are a 2 minute drive, or a 4 minute bike ride to the beach.

5. Golfers: We are almost across from Osprey Point and about 1 1/2 miles to the Ocean Course.

6. TV's in all bedrooms and a connected bathroom for each bedroom plus a half bath downstairs.

7. Not your typical beach house. You'll feel like you're in a Tennessee mountain cottage inside but will enjoy the beautiful South Carolina Low Country outside.

8. Fisherman's paradise across the street at Canvasback Pond. Down the street from Pintail Pond.

9. Breathtaking Marsh views with a chance to see dolphins over coffee and watch everchanging tides.

10. Wireless internet access, printer, extra fridge on lower level, free standing ice machine.

Bonus: Custom decorated and beautifully maintained....see pictures below!


Summer and Holiday rentals are Saturday to Saturday.

Nightly rental rates available in the Off Season. Monthly rates available.

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More Details

Janie Nickodem
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 3, 2018

Why Janie Nickodem chose Vanderhorst Plantation

We bought this house because we love the beautiful marsh views and that it looks like a mountain cottage nestled in the pines and live oaks, rather than a beach cottage.

What makes this house unique

Most of our renters have been renting from us for many, many years. This property is rental only, meaning we do not live here part time, nor do we store food or clothing at the property. When you check in, you don't have to worry about moving our things out of the way to make room for your food or clothing.


Vanderhorst Plantation House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Second Master on first floor - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , Upstairs
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Upstairs
    Master Bedroom on first floor - 1 king
  • King size beds (1) One in each master suite, Queen size Beds (1) 2 in each of the other bedrooms, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Twin pullout in second floor loft area
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Extra fridge, crock pot, Mixer, blender, boogie boards.


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Beautiful home, walking distance to beach.
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews

Feels like home

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this home for about ten years, and decided it was time to write a review. This home is clean and very well maintained, we feel absolutely comfortable. Love the location, gorgeous marsh views from the screened in porch, and from the community fishing dock down the street. Very close to the beach, we usually ride our bikes, the bike path is across the street, it takes no more than 5 minutes. Great fishing in the stream behind the house, and at Canvasback Pond, just across the street, in addition to many other locations on the island. Looking forward to our next stay this year!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best place on Kiawah

  • 5 of 5

My family has been coming for many years, both summer and fall. Husband loves the fishing behind the house on Bass Creek and Canvasback Pond! There is also a dock for fishing and gorgeous sunrises over the marsh. Beach is a short bike ride or walk. Osprey club is across street with a great BBQ restaurant. Comfortably furnished with a screen porch overlooking marsh. Memorable times ! No better place for us!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We have enjoyed having you rent from us, and look forward to having you stay again this year!
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New Jersey

Two weeks - Aug 2014

  • 4 of 5

We have been coming to Kiawah and renting for many years and are just about to break ground on our own house, so have lots of experience with rentals. This was one of the best - house felt like a home (many we have rented have not !), well located (so long as you don't mind being at the quiet end of the island) and in great condition. Overall very happy. One recommendation - some of the photos don't do the house justice - its much nicer than it looks in some of the pics !

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL

Marsh views

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our visit to 31 marsh cottage lane. It's proximity is close to all we love on the island. In addition, the well appointed kitchen is a plus.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cleveland, OH

Perfect Kiawah home and location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with lodge like feel, open and spacious. Located no more than a half mile from beach! Great marsh views, beautiful sunrise! Home is clean, well maintained and very comfortable. Would not hesitate to go back!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Dream Trip

  • 5 of 5

Great vacation home! Everything updated. Beautiful marsh view, especially at sunrise. 5 minutes from the beach. 2 minute walk to Osprey Point Golf Course. Highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fishing and crabbing available on Canvasback Pond and from dock at end of the street. Equipment not provided.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

Deposit is refundable 60 days ahead of rental date. Once final payment is made, there are no refunds, unless the property is able to be rented.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.