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Walk to Beach and Coligny Plaza - beautiful interior, pool and hot tub

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

With a beautiful, fenced in, private 40 foot heated pool / spa and new furniture, The Happy Heron is the perfect family vacation home. Additional remodels / updates include: (i) Remodeled / tiled bathroom and shower, (ii) updated kitchen, (iii) paint throughout, (iv) laminate hardwood in all bedrooms (v) installation of central dehumidifier. The Happy Heron is the 5th house from the ocean and the front yard connects to the bike path that covers the entire eastern portion of HHI. Just five blocks to Coligny Plaza (60+ shops/restaurants and grocery store), 220 steps to your own semi-private beach, or short walk or bike ride to miniature golf and waterpark, The Happy Heron is a destination, where you don't have to get back in your car once you've arrived.

This beach house comes furnished with TV's in each room - a 58" flat screen in the living room and a 48" flat screen in the den - most every board and card game known to man (and child), an extensive movie collection and dedicated arts & crafts area for the kids. Two large separated living areas offer the perfect amount of peace and quiet for the adults and kids, and the single-story ranch floor plan avoids any cumbersome stairs. A combined kitchen and dining area offers the perfect place to hang out, and the kitchen table seats 10 comfortably. The house furnishings have been recently updated, with a 'Pottery Barn' look and feel throughout. This is the perfect home for two families or one family bringing along the Grandparents for a great Family Vacation. It would also be great for three couples. Great for family vacations and snowbirds as the kitchens are exceptionally stocked and furnished for large family/holiday meals and long term stays.

The large kitchen spills into the recently updated outside living area (1300 sq ft) which includes one of the largest pools & spas in NFB, an abundance of deck space and 6’ privacy fence. The street is lined with a canopy of oak trees, and the front of the house insulated by a city-zoned park, promoting one of the most peaceful sections of North Forest Beach.

Address: 12 Heron Street, HHI, SC 29928

In summary:

• Three Bedrooms – 1 King, 1 Queen, 2 Sets of Bunks (4 Beds)

• Sleeper Sofa in large living room

• Two Separate Living Areas (Living Room and Den), both with large flat screen TVs and plenty of seating area (119 channels of cable)

• Fully stocked kitchen, washer and dryer

• Two full baths

• 220 Steps to the Sand (5th House from Beach)

• Five blocks to Coligny Plaza… bike path access just steps outside of front door

• 40’ Heated Pool (pool heat is $200/week) and 8’ Hot Tub (Spa) - spa heat is included

• 1300 Square feet of private outdoor living area (decking, furniture and bike rack)

• Free wireless internet

Guest Convenience: We've hired a management company to make sure that the house is cleaned, you have fresh towels and linens prior to your arrival, and the pool and surrounding areas are ready for your enjoyment. If you need any assistance while you are staying in our home, they are there to help. We have covered the expense of this benefit; thus, no cost to our guest.

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More Details

Owner
Owner/Manager
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2018

About Owner/Manager

We've always loved the beach and have been 'beach people'. It probably dates back many years when my parents took our family to Litchfield (S. Myrtle) each summer, where we rented a house, and did everything beach... ride waves, build sand castles, steam crabs, and enjoy spending time with family. I met my wife on another beach, Manhattan Beach (Los Angeles) playing beach volleyball. When we moved back to the East Coast, we always knew we wanted a beach house, and Hilton Head, specifcally, North Forest Beach was a perfect fit.

Owner/Manager purchased this house in 2008

Why Owner/Manager chose North Forest Beach

There's no better place than Hilton Head for a beach vacation or golf trip:

-beautiful beaches

-close to Atlanta

-many, many golf courses

-plenty of tennis courts

-quiet and peaceful

-super nice people

-an established Island with plenty of shopping and fun things to do

What makes this house unique

We absolutely love our beach home (The Happy Heron), as it's conviently located on Heron Street. It's a single story (no stairs) with plenty of room for two families, and the two living rooms (dens) are set-up perfectly to give the kids and adults plenty of quiet time. We've put some serious focus into the backyard, and converted it into a private oasis... 1300 sq ft of deck, with a 40' pool (salt) and an 8 person hot tub. If you're looking for a quiet nights sleep, you're going to the right place, as the house is insulated with a town-zoned park (4.5 acres). Hilton Head is known for it's bike paths, and our front yard empties onto a path that will take you for miles, from Sea Pines to Port Royal. Finally, when you just don't want to cook, walk a short 5 blocks and you're in the downtown of Hilton Head, Coligny, and ready to enjoy 60+ shops and restaurants.

Amenities

North Forest Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) McRoskey King Mattress, Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

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Walk to Beach and Coligny Plaza - beautiful interior, pool and hot tub
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews
Whitesburg, Ky.
4

The Happy Heron

  • 4 of 5

We arrived well after dark and was surprised that there are no street lights but house was very easy to find based on the owners directions. House is in a great location. A short walk to the beach but beach isn't visible from the house though. Neighborhood was quite and bike path goes right in front of the house. Inside the house was very clean and well supplied with cooking utensils, towels and linens. We truly enjoyed our stay! The only suggestions I have would be to clean up the dead leaves piled up next to the fence so they don't end up in the pool. Landscaping in the front could use some attention, grill needs to be replaced (we couldn't get it any hotter than 300 degrees) and clothes dryer needs to be replaced. Each load of laundry took about 2 hours to dry. Other than those small things, we loved it!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice house in the perfect location

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay at 12 Heron St. The house is perfect for kids and a close walk to both the beach and Coligny Plaza. The hot tub was great for relaxing once the kids were asleep, and everyone loved the backyard pool.

Only minor complaint is that the master bed does not have a very comfortable mattress and the bed squeaks loudly anytime you roll over or shift during the night.

Everyone agrees this was a spectacular trip and we would definitely rent this house again! Thanks for the great vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had an enjoyable visit. We haven't had any complaints about the mattress before and it is fairly new. I guess everyone's preferences are different. We would love to have you back!
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4

What a lovely home to spend the week with girlfriends!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the location which goes with the saying,"Location, location, location!" It took 2 minutes to walk to the beach. We walked every morning on the beach before breakfast. If we wanted to eat close, it was a 10 minute walk to Coligny Circle. Once there, you could shop to your hearts content! If you like to ride bikes, the Bike path is just around the corner. You'll get tired before you run out of bike paths. On days we just wanted to kick back , the pool in the back yard fit the bill. Oh, I almost forgot. Their video library was vintage but extensive. Our group enjoyed several films to share laughs and tears. Just a Fun place to spend the week!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roswell
5

Great location for a beach vacation

  • 5 of 5

We were a short walk to the beach and the pool was a great substitute. Overall the property is great for a small family. We had 5 adults and one child. We really enjoyed the property.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great week at the beach

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and slept our party of 10 adults comfortably. It's walking distance to both the beach and the town area with restaurants and a grocery store.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Beach House

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Happy Heron for 17 days in September. It was a great beach house. It had been very nicely remodeled inside. The house had a lot to offer: the pool and hot tub which were cleaned twice a week and had plenty of pool furniture; exactly 5 minute walk to a quiet beach; everything in the house worked; NO STEPS; very clean; nicely furnished and in a very quiet established residential area near Coligny. The best part was that the owners lived on the island. Would not hesitate to rent this home again. Thanks Margo and Jim.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Hilton Head Island Airport
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Route 95
Nearest Point of Interest
Coligney
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach Volleyball
Nearest Point of Interest
Outlet Mall (Shop-A-Holics Welcome)
Nearest Point of Interest
Bike Path

Hilton Head Island is the home of the nationally renowned Harbourtown Lighthouse and the best golf and tennis in the country. Located on North Forest Beach on Hilton Head Island, the home is in a very private residential area. Access to the beach is very limited so it is never crowded. A short walk takes you to shopping and many different restaurants. The island area has many golf courses, tennis, fitness centers, two outlet malls, four star restaurants, and many national retailers. Grocery shopping is very economical and there are many choices if you choose to cook in. A one hour drive takes you to beautiful Savannah or Beaufort, both historical cities with beautiful antebellum homes. Two hours takes you to Charleston.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150
Reservation fee $95 + Tax
Damage insurance $59 + Tax

Damage insurance covers up to $1,500 in damages
Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed
Ask about monthly winter rates
Ask about stays less than 7 nights in the off season

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.

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