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Large Private Home on Kiawah Island with Pool and Large Back Yard

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Lovely home, located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, offers a peaceful retreat just steps away from the Kiawah River. Double front doors and a wide porch invite you into this well-appointed 2,800 sq. foot Low Country beach home. Open living and dining spaces accented with hardwood flooring, transom doorways and wainscoting lead onto a large screened porch. The well equipped kitchen features glass-faced cabinetry and convenient access to dining area.

Coming in April, 2014: Outdoor shower with bench and privacy, conveniently located near pool and driveway!

Located on the first floor, the master suite with king size bed offers access to the inviting screened porch. Its comfortable bath features double vanities, an over sized tub and a separate shower. Guests will find the second floor bedrooms delightful with access to a wonderful deck overlooking a wooded setting. On this floor we have another king with private bath (pack n play located in walk in closet), a queen bedroom, two twins and a small study/bedroom with a large trundle bed and sturdy dresser. The outdoor pool can bring great relief from the heat. Six minutes by bike to the beach, or park in nearby Night Heron Park and walk across to the beach.

Keywords: House in quiet area with private pool just minutes from the beach.

The Kiawah Island Business license No. is BL007999-01-2018.

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West Beach 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: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , trundle bed
  • King size beds (2) One in each master bedroom., Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twin beds in one room., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Trundle bed in 5th bedroom.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(15 traveler reviews)

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Large Private Home on Kiawah Island with Pool and Large Back Yard
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
North Carolina

Great space, salt water pool and well stocked

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous KI stay - house was set up perfectly with 2 masters. Kids had hall bath to share. House sturdy and quiet. Fabulous porches on front and back for morning coffee. The pollen had even been cleaned off the screened porch. The house was stocked nicely with everything you could need including laundry pods.

Our one concern was location. This was our 3rd trip to KI and our first staying 'across the main road'. With the kids being older, we were less concerned but having to cross that road wasn't ideal.

Suzan was easy to work with. We rented bikes from Seaside Cycle - great because they came with baskets. Go ahead and pack the bug spray. On our last day we did a huge Easter Egg hunt in the yard and got lots of bites.

Great house !

(please excuse brevity and typos - this was written using my phone )

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a fabulous vacation retreat!

  • 5 of 5

What a joyful week! Loved Kiawah Island, and this home was the perfect sanctuary in which to stay. Centrally located on the island, we were able to get to the beach, the stores and the golf courses with no hassle at all. The house is located on a cul-de-sac and is extremely quiet. The family room was warm and inviting and the adjacent kitchen was fully stocked with every cooking need (though we ate out quite a bit at the abundance of fabulous restaurants in the area). We shared this home with another family, and had plenty of space for everyone to have their own room! Loved having a washer and dryer available, and our teenagers were thrilled with the cable and WiFi. The back screened in porch was a haven, and my teenage son loved the hammock. The pool was cool and inviting, and the serene calmness of the entire property helped lend to our relaxing vacation! We walked to the beach every morning to watch the sun rise, and the golf courses were outstanding. Highly recommend this property, and we hope to be back in the near future!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Home, Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

2 Adults and 5 Children, all under the age of 6, descended on this lovely vacation home in Kiawah where we had a wonderful, relaxing, except for the children's ruckus, and totally enjoyable week. Because of the children, we ate in every evening and found the kitchen to be well stocked and easy to prepare meals for a large group. The large dining area had ample room and the screened in porch provided another alternative. The home provided bicycles for everyone and Kiawah is an island where you want to bike rather than use your car as much as possible. Shopping was a short drive away and the beach a reasonable distance. The pool with a retractable cover was especially welcome with the children. We would highly recommend this home for large families and look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for families

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with 2 other families, each of us had 1 year old boys. This place had plenty of space for all of us, the pool was fantastic and the screened in porch was great for containing the boys!

We definitely plan to come back to this beautiful house on this beautiful island.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Knoxville, TN

Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect home to visit with our family. Everyone in the family from senior citizen age to our three year old loved the house. It feels like someone's well-loved home and not a rental property. The kitchen is great, so we cooked at the house most days. There is a grocery store relatively close. It is easy to get to the beach or simply hang out at the house and swim in the pool. May was a wonderful time to visit Kiawah. The island was quiet and the temperature was perfect. This was an absolutely relaxing and fabulous vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Home

  • 5 of 5

Even though it was a short visit it was totally worth it. This house is gorgeous, well maintained and has a great location. The pool was an added bonus. We enjoyed the huge screened in porch area the most. We spent alot of time out there with all the kids. I would recommend this home to a large family or two small ones! Lots of space to spread out if needed. We rented bikes from Alligator rentals which worked out perfect too. Five Stars for sure! We will be using this property again! Thanks for everything!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Suzan Murphy
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Suzan Murphy

There are two lucky owners of 520 Ruddy Turnstone--the Murphy's and the Scates'. Dan and Suzan Murphy teach business at The University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN and Greg Scates works for the PCAOB in Washington, DC. We have never met, but have mutual friends! We have a perfect partnership!

Suzan Murphy purchased this house in 2010

Why Suzan Murphy chose West Beach

We bought this property sight unseen, but we had both vacationed in Kiawah for years and knew we wanted to own a home here. This house is wonderful! It has a wonderful feel to it--very well constructed and maintained. We recently updated the kitchen and the house has a large screened in porch overlooking the pool.

What makes this house unique

We are one of the few private homes that has a pool.


Night Heron Park close by.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

The deposit will be refunded (less $100) if the house can be rented to someone else for the same rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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