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Spacious Sparrow Pond Cottage on Wild and Wonderful Kiawah Island

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6 comfortably, couch space for 2 more)


My cottage has three above-average size bedroom suites and each has abundant natural light. Along with a large 'keeping' area (living room/dining room) the cottage features a large screened-in porch and lovely sunroom.I have many repeat guests. The flooring in the main area of the house was upgraded in December, 2016. The neighborhood is quiet.

The cottage is only a five-minute walk to the beach and the Cougar Point golf course and is located in a complex that has a small private pool (which is important because the Resort has closed access to its pools to the general public on Kiawah). Dense foliage surrounding the cottage creates a feeling of privacy. Kiawah Island is unique among the barrier islands, unlike Hilton Head or Myrtle Beach commercial development is virtually non-existent. This island was meticulously planned to be environmentally sound and yet enjoyable to people. A semi-tropical climate offers alligators, sea turtles, bobcats, and some very friendly dolphins.


Keywords: Cottage, Spacious, Comfortable

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 7, 2017

Why The Owner chose West Beach

The location is fantastic. A short walk to the beach and community pool; on the most convenient end of the island; great nature trails close by.

What makes this cottage unique

I offer wireless internet and the AT&T 450 television package (Sorry, pay-per-view is blocked. Adult channels blocked in all but master bedroom). All beds have hypo-allergenic mattress covers.


West Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Powder Room - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
New luxury vinyl flooring in main area of house.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Spacious Sparrow Pond Cottage on Wild and Wonderful Kiawah Island
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews
New Castle VA

If I write this there could be trouble

  • 5 of 5

Me and my family of 5 have stayed on Kiawah almost every summer for the past 21 years. Typically bouncing from Realtor to Rental and finally private owners. We have stayed in this house for past few years and love it. The decor is relaxed and friendly. It isn't formal and stuffy. The house is large enough that if their is bad wealther You feel comfortable sitting the house and reading a book or playing a board game. We LOVE It Here

  • Submitted: May 16, 2007
  • Stayed: June 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spartanburg, SC

Great vacation! Hope to return.

  • 5 of 5

The island is so very beautiful and the home was very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review. I hope you will keep us in mind for future trips to Kiawah.
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Nice with some disappointments

  • 3 of 5

It's much more spacious than the pictures show. Very nice to have a bathroom in each bedroom plus the half bath off the living room. The beds, pillows and were all very nice and comfortable. The TVs were very dated and hard to use, so we didn't use them at all. The carpets either needed a good cleaning or need to be replaced. I couldn't find the pieces to the kitchen mixer so needed to mix by hand with a fork which didn't work very well. We arrived late at night due to our long drive to get there and the key was not in the lock box like it was supposed be. I had to call the emergency number to have someone open the door for us and no one answered so we had to wait for them to call us back and when they did they said it would be 20 min. It was already 11:30 pm, I had 5 kids who needs to use the bathroom with nowhere to go and we all wanted to climb in bed after a long day of driving. It was very frustrating that we had to wait. Also, when we did enter we were welcomed by 2 huge cockroaches which totally grossed me out. When we did go use the bathroom the one toilet had dried urine all over the back of it. It wasn't a great start. The house was a very short walk to the pool and to the beach. We brought a wagon to haul our coolers and towels to the beach and rented chairs and an umbrella. All in all was fine.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what the doctor ordered!

  • 5 of 5

This was a "staycation" for us since we needed a break.

From the time I arrived to leaving everything was great. Easy directions for access, gate pass, wifi, channel directory for TV, and keys. Perfectly appointed place to stay and call home for a couple of nights. Kitchen had all of the needed pots and pans for cooking along with condiments. Sheets were soft and pillows were as well. Very different from other rentals we have had in the past where its like sleeping in a Motel 6. All bathrooms were very clean as well as the whole cottage. Ample covered parking for cars and bikes. Close walk to the beach and the poo and pool was great since only property guests could access it.

I look forward to staying again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC

Another WONDERFUL time!

  • 5 of 5

We have had the pleasure of staying in this wonderful cottage twice now! It is truly our happy place! The cottage itself is spotless, well decorated and so spacious! My kids feel like it is their second home. Kiawah is a magical place. We loved our time on the beach, taking bike rides, arts and crafts, nature walks, etc. We also enjoyed forays into Charleston for a Ghost tour and to Magnolia Plantation! Can't wait to return next year. The Owners are the kindest, most caring, thoughtful people and a pleasure to work with!

Thank you for some more wonderful memories!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simpsonville, SC

Family vacation

  • 4 of 5

Lovely home, must state the pictures do not do the home justice. Much prettier and bigger when you see the home. Great location. Very close walk to pool and beach. Close to main gate and walk to straw market. Great home with a great price. Only request would be for updated TV technology. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Nightly rates quoted upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.