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Nature Retreat - Enjoy Nature and Privacy (Monthly Rates Too)

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Villa, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Our Nature Retreat in Seabrook Island's coveted Creek Watch Villas boasts a spectacular view of a tidal marsh, with osprey, green heron, blue heron, king fishers and deer regularly making an appearance. Seabrook has more species of birds than any other area in South Carolina. One can access the marshes easily from the boat landing (kayaks and canoes are welcome!). There is a crabbing dock on premises as well for a unique catch-and-eat dining experience. Families of all ages will enjoy bike rides on the beach, daily dolphin sightings just feet from the shoreline, fishing and crabbing in the ocean, lagoons and marshes and unique seashell collecting.

This exclusive gated community also offers a shared pool just steps away from your villa, a full-sized equestrian center that provides both trail and beach rides and a nearby marina for boat rentals. Affordable and luxurious, this retreat has something for everyone!

Seabrook Island is a private resort located 23 miles south of famous (historic) Charleston. Seabrook’s 2200 acres of maritime forest provide peaceful seclusion and wondrous nature viewing, including over 80 species of birds, varied wildlife and endless majestic oaks.

The Island’s two and a half miles of pristine beaches are uncrowded and easily accessible, with boardwalk paths and ample parking. The islands 25 mile speed limit and rental services provide a safe, fun biking, rollerblading and fitness experience.

The equestrian center offers everything from pony rides to advanced trail rides to the beach. Nature cruises, kayaking, boat rentals and dolphins tours are available at the adjacent Bohicket Marina, which also has several restaurant selections.

There is a medical facility and bank, as well as a wide range of exclusive shopping, at Fresh Fields Village less than a mile from the gate. All of these activities and peaceful seclusion make it hard to leave. No Smoking, Please!

Keywords: Loft - Villa

More Details

Member since: 2004
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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About Barry

Barry and Lisa are locals to the Charleston area and currently live on Seabrook. This villa was our retreat with our children to enjoy the beach and nature. We loved it so much we bought a house and have moved out her full time!

Barry purchased this villa in 2003

Why Barry chose Seabrook Island

We purchased this villa because Seabrook Island exemplifies the true treasures of the Lowcountry and has a very green, natural ethic. It is also located near the center of the island with easy access to all areas. We love the island and we are sure you will, too.

What makes this villa unique

We love the secluded beach and easy bike rides around the island. Our favorite activities are kayaking up Cap'n Sam's Creek to the ocean and watching the dolphins at Kiawah River inlet.

Guestbook comments from the owner

There is very little that I don't like about Seabrook Island. I am a runner and I love running around the entire island, and also love going to Bohicket, the beach and into Charleston. With the exception of a few years I have been coming to Seabrook for vacation since the late 1980s. I am originally from NY and had seen an ad years ago in the NY Times travel section. I immediately fell in love with the private, quiet, noncommercial atmosphere and so have continued to come back. It is the perfect getaway from a too hectic life. Thanks again!
Aug 2012
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Seabrook Island Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 full baths. One has a tub/shower, the other a walk in shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1) In Master BR, Twin or Single Beds (2) In loft w/private bath. Spiral staircase access.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Linens provided; cleaning extra


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Nature Retreat - Enjoy Nature and Privacy (Monthly Rates Too)
average rating of 4.75 based on 30 reviews

Very good.

  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly as shown in thr pictures. We had a nice stay and would stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maiden, NC

Great Little Place

  • 5 of 5

Great views off the back deck, Very comfortable and a great location esp. if your there to kayak - fish.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Excellent location

  • 5 of 5

The unit was immaculate and very well-stocked , The only heads up is if you have small children which we did not, there is a spiral staircase which I'd be difficult with little ones to use

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
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Beautiful and everything you need

  • 4 of 5

The owner was very accommodating and able to answer any questions I had. The view of the marsh was beautiful.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
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Seabrook never fails to amaze

  • 4 of 5

Our stay at the Nature Retreat was extremely relaxing and peaceful. We saw numerous species of birds, a family of deer, and colorful lizards from the screened in porch overlooking the marsh.

The pool was a great break from the beach in the late afternoons and also very relaxing. Our favorite area was the crab dock. We had sunset picnics on the lookout deck several evenings.

I would definitely recommend the Nature Retreat. We did wish there were bikes available, though, as was indicated in the description??

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
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Asheville, NC

Very relaxing

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed Seabrook Island and Barry's retreat. Barry was so easy to communicate with and was very accommodating!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
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The Battery
Bohicket Marina
"Shopping, dining, boat rentals"
Ace Hardware
"great for hardware supplies"
Freshfields Village
"groceries, shopping, eating out. The Friday night music is really fun in the summer. We love..."
The Angel Oak Tree
"A must see. Free and amazing little side trip on your way into town"
Fat Hen
Red's Ice House
"Grabbing a beer an seafood to watch the sun go down"
Wild Olive
"Great food"
Bowens Island Restaurant
"fun, local, VERY casual"
Vincent's Pharmacy and Soda Shop
"fun for ice cream"
King Street Grille
"We love the salads and burgers. "
Water dog paddle boards
"Great fun and much easier than you think."
Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
King St. Grille
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Bohicket Marina
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Seabrook North Island
Nearest Point of Interest
Fresh Fields Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Bohicket Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Ace Hardware Store
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Damage Deposit $200

Refunds are subject to a deduction of the credit card fee only. We do not make money off of a cancellation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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