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Paradise Vacation Get-a-Way

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to Kiawah! Whether your itinerary is designed around outdoor activities or just peaceful rest and relaxation, this is the ideal vacation place for you. Inlet Cove is nestled between the picturesque Kiawah River and the beach....each only a short walking distance away.

Kiawah boasts of some of the finest amenities in the world! GOLF. There are 5 first flight golf courses, including the world famous Ocean Course, where the 2012 PGA Championship was hosted and where the historic 'War on the Shore' 1995 Ryder Cup was played. Tee times are encouraged in advance. TENNIS. Kiawah boasts of the famous Roy Barth Tennis Center where over 30 clay composition courts are available for play. Singles, double play and private instruction are available. Tennis magazine has recently rated Kiawah as one of the top Tennis Resorts in America.

Inlet Cove also offers an upscale private community swimming pool and boat dock. Crabbing and fishing await the outdoors lover and, in the evening, the most beautiful sunset awaits you.

Ten miles of pristine beach are available. Swim, surf, kayak or enjoy long strolls along the water. Watch the dolphins play. Ride bikes on over 25 miles of paved bikeways that meander thru natural preserves and play parks... bird watch and see a magnificent Blue Heron or Osprey Eagle in flight.....all this and more awaits you.

Shopping and dining are at your finger tips. The Sanctuary, a Five Star Diamond resort hotel, offers mouth watering cuisine and first class shopping. Freshfields Plaza is just a quick 5 minute trip to get all of your groceries and supplies. Need to get to the city? In just a few minutes, you can be in the heart of Historic Charleston, one of the finest and charming cities in America that feature hundreds of excellent dining opportunities, shopping, tours, carriage rides, fine arts, and much more.

The cottage is conveniently located close to everything! It is fully and tastefully furnished and offers a wide open floor plan complete with a glass wet bar and a wood burning fireplace. The screen porch is a great place to wind down after a full day on the beach and has plenty of seating and offers wooded views. The home offers 4 bikes to ride the wonderful trails on the island.

Travel light - there are beach chairs and a beach cart that help make life easy and simple. All linens provided. Come and play at Kiawah. Build castles in the sand, play in the surf, and build family memories for a lifetime!

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Julie Miler
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About Julie Miler

We are a family of the Lowcounty who fell in love with Kiawah at first blush. In fact, we spent our honeymoon on Kiawah almost 30 years ago and continue to spend family vacation time on Kiawah. Even though we live less than an hour away, being at the beach on Kiawah is still like going to a paradise get-a-way! We are an active family, so we enjoy the many activities that Kiawah offers, especially the golf and tennis. But early morning walks along the beach, catching a sunrise, watching the dolphins play, or just looking for seashells is still our favorite part of the day.

Julie Miler purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Julie Miler chose Kiawah Island

Charleston, SC was voted the #1 tourist destination in the world and we feel that Kiawah is the best family vacation resort island in America! The naturally preserved environment allows one to enjoy the beach and the river marshes.The natural habitats for birds, dolphins, deer,

alligators, and beautiful sunsets will bring you back for more!

What makes this cottage unique

The wide variety of first class activities, the unbelievabe beaches, the miles of paved bike trails, the fantastic amenities, the incredible sunsets............all of these and more allow us to renew our life batteries, build more family memories, and meet wonderful folks from around the world.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Jeanne,

Well, we had another wonderful time vacationing at your beach cottage on Kiawah. What is it now, 12 years in a row that we have stayed there? I guess we are creatures of habit, because we love coming to your Inlet Cove cottage. It is just right for us. And convenient to everything. We met the most delightful couple at the private community pool who are also from Ohio....what a small world. In fact, both he and my husband went to Ohio State! As you know we usually don't walk to the end of the west beach due to my knee, but one day we did and saw 3 dolphins playing in the surf not more than 10 yards away from us. It was like a special show at Seaworld!! Thank you again for "booking" us on the 1st of August, it was the onlhy time we could come this summer. You are so sweet! The place was great. We are looking forward to coming again next summer. Take care. Susan
Jul 2010
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West Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), 2 Twin beds
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Free use of bicycles


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(19 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.894737 based on 22 reviews

Nice beach getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was fantastic. The use of beach chairs and bikes are a real plus.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're delighted you enjoyed your stay! We agree; the bikes are an added bonus! You're welcome back any time!
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Great house to stay at

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and stocked with items needed for a vacation. Having bikes and chairs for the beach already there was great! Would definitely book again.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your stay! You're always welcome back anytime! Julie
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St. Louis Mo.

Always the same!

  • 5 of 5

The most dependable vacation you'll ever have. Done it now for 20 years, and will never get tired of it. Have been in this Villa several times, It's beautiful. Totally stocked with everything you need, including 4 bikes! Only place I've stayed that has that. As Arnold said, "I'll be back"

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always love having your family return every year! I agree: It is a nice perk to have bikes to explore this beautiful island! Enjoy the rest of your summer and we look forward to your return visit next year!
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Irmo, SC

This was a fantastic cottage. The location is ideal as it's close to the beach and the Kiawah River.

  • 5 of 5

It was very helpful to have access to the bikes, boogie boards and beach chairs in the shed. The cottage was clean well-kept and the beds were comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and we agree that the location is ideal! We're pleased that you enjoyed your time in our cottage at Kiawah and we look forward to your return visit!
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Loved it

  • 4 of 5

Even though it rained everyday and we left 1 day early, we still had a great time. The house was extremely nice. We loved the bikes that were available to us and the beach chairs. Thank you again for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So sorry you experienced a lot of rain that week; hopefully, on your return visits, you'll have better weather! Glad you had a great time in spite of the rainy weather.
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We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is great for large families - it is spacious, beautiful screened porch, large kitchen. The location could not be better - 4 minutes of comfortable walk to the beach, a nice bike ride to Harris Teeter - we used the bikes every day, the island is of course beautiful. Communication with the owner was flawless, Julie advised us what to see on the island, what restaurants to visit etc. We will definitely come back, thank you Julie!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We're delighted you enjoyed your stay at our cottage and that you were able to participate in many of the activities at Kiawah! We look forward to your return visit in the near future!
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Rates & Availability

West Beach Cottage Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Rates include taxes.
4th of July week is slightly different. Call or email me for quote!

A $500 nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve the property. The remaining balance is due 30 days prior to arrival.


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