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Ocean&Marsh Views! 5BR/5BA, Golf Cart,Wi-Fi! Read Our Reviews!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 12 max)

Thanks to our first-time guests and 'regulars' who have enabled us to 'sell out the Summer' EVERY summer since we built the house in 2007! Apparently, the April 2010 edition of SOUTHERN LIVING MAGAZINE agrees with you as it named Harbor Island the 'Best Secret Beach for Families' this year! Come make memories with your family and friends at one of Harbor Island's newest beach homes! This 5 bedroom, 5 full bath home with Two Master Bedrooms is perfect for large or multi-family vacations. Situated at the secluded North end of the island and across the street from the ocean, this marsh-front home offers you the best of both worlds: with views of the marsh and Harbor River from the rear decks and porches as well as oceanviews from the front porches. Whether relaxing in the spacious family room, napping under a fan on the screened-in porch, sunbathing on either of the two expansive decks, or reading on any of three covered porches, Sea Psalms offers all the creature comforts you need to enjoy your respite by the sea.

This home features hardwood floors in every room other than the utility room and bathrooms, which are tiled. Tastefully decorated in blues, greens, and tans, this home has stylish--yet comfortable--furniture, a fully-equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and quartz counter-top, a dining room with table that seats 10, and adjacent bar that seats 2. A screened porch with table and chairs to seat 6, three televisions with DVD and/or video cassette capability, and books, puzzles, and board games for your enjoyment.

On Harbor Island, you can do as much or as little as you please. Island amenities include an Olympic-sized pool, baby pool, playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, sand volleyball court, weight room and cardio fitness room. If shopping is your choice, you are just 18 miles away from the charming and quaint antique and specialty shops of historic Beaufort and Port Royal and 45 miles away from the Tanger Outlets at Hilton Head. If doing nothing is your flavor, then all you'll have to do is choose which of the porches or decks you like and then choose between gazing at playful dolphins or meandering shrimp boats in the ocean or migratory birds and stunning sunsets over the marsh. We know you will enjoy Sea Psalms for the quintessential beach vacation.

Golf Cart Included: 3 night minimum off-season, 7 night minimum summer.

***WINTER RENTALS AVAILABLE****Call 803.361.8552 for very competitive rates in January and February!!!!

Keywords: Ocean & Marsh view beach House with Golf Cart

More Details

Owner
Keith Huggins
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About Keith Huggins

We are a very active family of five! Our three daughters keep us on the move and enjoying life.....we have been blessed, indeed.

Keith Huggins purchased this house in 2006

Why Keith Huggins chose Harbor Island

We grew up on the South Carolina coast and are life-long South Carolinians. We had driven 'by' Harbor Island several times going to Fripp Island, but never noticed Harbor because it was a private island and you couldn't get on the island unless you were a homeowner or guest of one. A friend purchased a place there and we rented from him in 2004 and loved the solitude of the beach, quaintness of the island and all the wildlife. On our second day of vacation, we were looking at property and bought our property later that year. We took a year to design the house for multiple families and settled on a 5 BR - 5 BA home that was completed in the summer of '06. Since that time, we have sold out each summer and are delighted to call many of them 'repeat guests'!

Recently, we read in the April '10 edition of Southern Living Magazine that they had selected Harbor Island as the 'Best Secret Beach for Families' saying 'Harbor Island feels far away from it all, but not too fare from the amenities that make a good family trip'. The magazine goes on to describe Harbor as a '...Lowcountry isle is a quiet place, with 3 miles of secluded beach visited mostly by pelicans, herons, and horseshoe crabs. Each day here begins with a sunrise that turns the Atlantic into a pink sea framed by golden marsh grasses.' It looks like we have been 'found out'! Hope you can come and enjoy some of our unspoiled beauty as our guests.

What makes this house unique

We love the positioning of our house...you can stand in the kitchen and see the marsh out of the back windows and the ocean out of the front windows. You can actually see Editsto while standing in our kitchen. We love our proximity to the beach (right across the street) and the quietness of the West End of the island. There are only 4 rental houses north of us, so the beaches are always VERY quiet...you feel like you have the place to yourself every day! We love the wildlife all over the island, watching the dolphins dance and watching the shrimp boats ease by.....very peaceful.

Amenities

Beachwalk House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - outdoor shower , Private outdoor shower under the house
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , has covered porch off BR with ocean view
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , has covered porch off bedroom with ocean view
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , This master suite has great ocean views
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , This master suite has a private deck overlooking river
    Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed , The perfect place for kiddo's
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Pack-n-play, Bunk Beds (1) 'Kid's Room' features 2 bunk bed sets (four beds total)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside shower, beach chairs, beach toys, skim boards, spacious covered play area for children underneath the house for when it rains. Bike Rentals at the Beach Club by the pool. To watch the sunset over the marsh, enjoy what is probably the largest deck on the island. Golf cart is included in rent (ages 16 & up only)

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average rating of 4.9605265 based on 76 reviews
5

Beautiful home and island!!!

  • 5 of 5

Sea psalms is a beautiful, clean, and very spacious home! It's always nerve wrecking to book a home online for fear of what it may actually look like when you arrive! I can honestly say that what you see is what you get and then some! This house exceeded my expectations and looks exactly as pictured. Another bonus is how friendly, extremely prompt and honest the owners Keith and Laura are. They answer any question, address any concerns or issues literally within the hour! I can't say enough of how pleased we were and how we will definitely be coming back to the island and Sea Psalms! Oh and this is totally the place for nature and wildlife enthusiasts and kids! We saw a sea turtle lay eggs, baby sea turtles hatch and crawl to the ocean, dolphins, crabs,alligators (safely contained😊) and flocks of birds! My children were in heaven! One more thing, the island is very low key. Since it is gated and guarded 24/7 there is very little traffic(if any) and we pretty much always had the beach to ourselves and very little crowds at the pools!! Thanks Keith and Laura for sharing your piece of paradise with my family 😊

Amber Katzler

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kind thanks for your gracious comments AND for being our guests! We hope to earn your consideration again on your next trip to Sea Psalms on Harbor Island.
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5

Wonderful time .

  • 5 of 5

Very nice home in a great location!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house, perfect for families!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed Sea Psalms. We had 3 families, 6 adults and 6 kids. It was the perfect amount of room for everyone. The beach was great for our kids. The water was shallow and the waves were small. We loved seeing the dolphins everyday. Everyone enjoyed the golf cart too. The house was in great shape and the rooms were large with great sized bathrooms too. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice, very well equipped house

  • 5 of 5

The house is very large and easily accommodated our party of 8. Modern kitchen, and a lot of utensils etc. A/C works perfect. Large dining table. On very quiet road. Beach access across the road, maybe 100 yards.

Bring mosquito spray - they get pretty aggressive after dark.

If you like bigger waves you might want to head to Hunting State Park (maybe 10min drive). The beach close to the house is also nice, but at low tide you need to wade through some muddy soil to get to the water.

Would rent again 10/10!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house for Family Week at the Beach!

  • 4 of 5

The house is perfect for bringing our adult daughters and their families together for a wonderful week of family meals, granddaughters explorations of the ocean, and relaxation! It is a short walk to the water and has a beautiful view of the marsh from the back deck. This is our second summer in this house, so it also felt like "home" - everyone already knew which room he/she was staying in and where to find things. It might be time for the owners to replace some of the towels, though, as many have that dank smell, even after several washings - clean, but dank smelling (hence 4 stars, vice 5). We added tupperware to the house holdings this time, paying it forward! A wonderful place to spend an idyllic week at the beach - if I could see dolphins from the house, it would be totally perfect, but it works for us!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kind thanks for being our guests again....we are most appreciative and hope to earn your consideration in the future as well. With regards to the towels, I hope that next time you guys might call us when you discover the issue so that we may rectify promptly. We certainly want you guys to enjoy your time with us.
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Great time!

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful home and well maintained. Easy access to beach and plenty of beach toys/chairs for everyone to use. Only drawback was having to wash, dry and fold all towels by 10am on checkout day which got a little hectic with everyone showering after packing up cars in the heat Sat am. Otherwise no complaints and would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us....and for your help with the towels 😇�. We do ask that the towels be washed upon check out because the linens from the nine beds make about 4 loads of laundry to be done before our afternoon guests check in. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to having you guys back!
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Savannah/Hilton Head
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Johnson Creek Tavern (JCT's)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Fripp Island
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Johnson Creek Tavern
Car: recommended

Hunting Island State Park, Shopping in Downtown Historic Beaufort, Guided fishing with Orvis certified instructors.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 10.0%

This is a private home rented exclusively by the owners. No intermediaries are involved. Please call/email us with what you are looking for and we will work with any reasonable offer. We are generally more flexible during off-peak times and also consider size of group. Less "stress" on the house may certainly equal "lower rates".

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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