Awesome Sunsets! Natural Beach! Golf Cart and Hunting Island Passes Included...(33 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
4-bedroom home sleeps 8
We have one of Harbor Island's newest homes, built in 2008 and freshly painted in 2015. Drive our 3-row golf cart to get to the Harbor beach and appreciate our unobstructed water views and the gorgeous 5-minute drive over salt marshes and lagoons teeming with wildlife. Your children can ride bikes safely all around Harbor Key, no traffic and no exit except through locked gate. Fish and crab without leaving our backyard. Our home sits on a tidal lagoon and overlooks the Saint Helena Sound where it meets the Atlantic Ocean. Each evening offers a breathtaking sunset from two full length balconies! Each morning offers a different view of shrimp boats trolling in the sound. A sanctuary for sea birds, the balconies offer up close views of many species and the lagoons are host to alligators, fish, crabs and other wildlife.
This Non-Smoking, no-pets home is kid-friendly and comes equipped with everything you need for a family vacation: free use of our golf cart, lots of bicycles, a pack 'n' play, dining booster seat, safety gate, diaper changing table, toys, movies and books! Harbor Island Rentals manages our home so you have a 24-hour emergency contact number if needed.
Our home has two master bedrooms/bathrooms with queen beds, each with doors opening onto the 2nd floor balcony with plenty of chairs and tables. The first floor of the house has a full bathroom , a large living room, a full size kitchen with brand new appliances, a dining table that seats 6 and 4 counter top dining stools, all opening out on a full balcony furnished with chairs and tables. Two bedrooms on the 3rd floor share a huge bathroom; one bedroom has twin beds; the other a full size bed. Also on the 3rd floor is a common area with a futon offering awesome views of lightning storms should you be so lucky to have one!
Access to the Harbor Island Beach and Racket Club and facilities is included in available and includes a swimming pool, tennis, volleyball, basketball, fitness/weight rooms.
Drive our golf cart, our bike or drive your car to the private, uncrowded beach at Harbor Island. We also include for your use 2 car passes to Hunting Island State Park beaches, just 4 minutes away by car (without the pass, $5 per adult per day to visit) where you can enjoy two different beach areas, the Lighthouse, Nature Center, Fishing Pier and more....
Want more than natural beaches? Historic downtown Beaufort, South Carolina, is just minutes away. Venture further to Savannah, GA, just an hour away. Or in 90 minutes, you can enjoy historic Charleston, SC!
We are located in the heart of Gullah culture, near Fripp Island, 45 minutes from Hilton Head Island, and about 25 minutes from Parris Island, SC
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Member since: 2010
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9
- Queen size Beds (2) 2 Master bedrooms on 2nd floor with queen bed each, Double Beds (1) 3rd floor a 3rd floor bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) Twin beds in a 3rd floor bedroom , Baby Cribs (1) Pack 'n Play portable stye crib/playpen in 3rd floor bedroom closet, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon in 3rd floor 'common area'...moreless
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- BONUS! Rental includes use of our 2 car passes for unlimited access to Hunting Island beaches, fishing pier, nature center and more (usually $5 per day per vehicle.) Hunting Island also offers a variety of educational programs for all ages. Rental fee also includes use of our golf cart (seats 4) for getting around Harbor Island! Our house also has a private outdoor shower with hot/cold water. You may also use our adult bikes, children's bikes, scooter, coolers, beach carts, beach chairs, sand toys, rafts, and even beach towels while in our home! You can fish on our property. We are well-stocked with current magazines and books. We also have cookbooks with local recipes, martini glasses, wine glasses and more to make your stay extra special. Harbor Island has many scheduled activities (cocktail parties, pancake breakfasts, pool pizza parties, etc) to which you are welcome. See Harbor Island Homeowners website in advance or check out the marquee while you are the...moreless
Fully stocked shelves in living room and both master bedroom offer choice of bestselling fiction and non-fiction. Third floor bedrooms have children's books, too. There are current magazines galore....moreless
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Downtown Beaufort, SC is a charming historical city. You can explore old mansions, an armory, waterfront marina and shops. The one-hour narrated horse around cobblestone downtown is a good start. ...moreless
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Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
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- Iron & Board
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- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 1 - May 14, 2017
1 night min stay
May 15 - Sep 10, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 11 - Nov 30, 2017
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- non-refundable deposit $50
- Exit cleaning/laundry $135
- Tax Rate 10%
We are NON-SMOKING OUTSIDE and INISIDE...no smoking anywhere on our property or on our golf cart.
Quoted rates do not include the following Harbor Island visitor fees per car:
1- night $11.55
2 nights $23.10
3 nights $34.65
4 nights $46.70
5 nights $57.75
6-7 nights $69.30
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: We are native to West Virginia and currently reside in Pittsburgh, PA, until we can retire to our Harbor Island home!
Why the Owner Chose Saint Helena Island, SC, USA:
My husband and I have enjoyed the Low Country around Beaufort, SC for many years. We find the whole area, dripping with Spanish moss and Southern charm, to be so romantic and enchanting, full of historic interest and unique Gullah culture. There is something here for everyone to enjoy: If you get bored with the natural beauty, unspoiled beaches, nature center, trails and lighthouse at Hunting Island, there is shopping, dining, carriage rides and playing at the waterfront park in downtown Beaufort; the Marine Corp Parris Island and Marine Corp Air Station and more. Nearby Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC offer great day day trips. In April 2010, we just could not pass up the opportunity to buy a two-year old home of our own at Harbor Island where we watch dolphins follow the shrimp boats and enjoy yet another private beach where we have watched egret nest eggs hatch, followed sea turtles and collected our share of horseshoe crab shells!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Includes use of 2 unlimited car passes for nearby Hunting Island State Park (usually $5/per person/per day entry fee but you will get your whole carload in for free each day with our pass) Includes use of all the Harbor Island amenities: private beach, swimming pool (April 1-November 1) tennis, basketball, gym, crabbing/shrimping dock and more
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A glorious sunset awaits you every evening...enjoy it from both balconies!
Enjoy your morning coffee with a view of the water from the 1st floor balcony
Large living room has cable TV and several sitting areas...
View of St. Helena Sound, lagoon, marsh and Atlantic Ocean from bedroom balcony
Cheery 3rd floor bedroom with FULL bed
Sunrise on Harbor Island beach
Spacious 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths, on 3 floors. Long drive holds 4 cars.
Harbor Island has active bird conservation effort, including Osprey nests
Our beach is never crowded
Rainbow over swing bridge, as viewed from our balconies
in mid-Summer through early Fall, watch baby turtles take their first swim
Sit on our balconies and watch shrimpers and fisherman at work!
Fish from our backyard; enjoy water vistas from two balconies!
Well-stocked kitchen also has colorful Fiestaware for your dining pleasure!
Large 2nd floor Master Suite has door to furnished balcony and great views!
2nd Master Bedroom has large private bath
3rd floor room now has a trundle bed (photo pending)
Sunrise from master bedroom balcony
Charming downtown has shopping, dining, historic mansions and more
The area is home to several hundred bird species
Otter in our lagoon
Swim with the dolphins...
Alligator viewing areas around Harbor Island
Enjoy adjacent Hunting Island beach with our park passes
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Monday, February 27, 2017
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