About the property
- House2400 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay3 nights
3 Bedrooms, 2 and a half Baths, Water Views
If you want privacy, this is the place for you. This retreat is located on a tiny peninsula of land. When my grandfather purchased over 250 acres of Lady’s Island back in the late 1940’s, he always considered this 4 acre tract the jewel in the crown. It was his retreat from town long before my parents built a home here. Pap would come and put his boat in down at the shell ramp.
He’d cast his net in Little Lucy for those scrumptious creek shrimp to put over his grits. He fished around the bend at one of the best fishin holes in Beaufort County. He always dreamed of living here. Its location on one of the highest bluffs overlooking deep water on Lady’s Island made it an ideal home site.
So in the 1970’s my mom designed this home and had Elias Pinkney build it. The brick home, which is shaded by live oaks draped in Spanish moss commands views of more than 400 feet of the shoreline of Little Lucy Creek and its salt marshes. Each bedroom has its own unique view of the water.
From the Master Bedroom you can see the sunrise or moonrise over the dock on Little Lucy Creek. But from your queen size bed you have another view that looks down the creek and toward the sunset.
From the guest bedroom you also have a view of the dock on the creek. From the third bedroom each twin bed has a view of the creek and salt marsh. Enjoy your morning coffee at the kitchen table or on the screen porch with its panoramic views of the entire sunrise/sunset experience.
There is also seating out on the bluff so you can watch for the dolphins that swim by on the high tides or watch the stingrays, egrets and herons that come in to feed on low tide. We also have visits to the oyster bank below the bluff from a family of raccoons. Deer swim the creek to hide and feed among the magnolias and oaks. A pair of pileated woodpeckers has taken up residency in our piney woods by the dock.
This is our home and so we have tried to think of everything that might make your stay with us more comfortable. We have recently remodeled the interior to reflect our own love of Mid-Century modern furnishings( Very MadMen Like). There are lovely wood floors throughout. There are ceiling fans in almost every room and central heat and AC when desired. The giant living room with its 20 foot vaulted ceiling and open dining area were made for entertaining. For those who would rather stay inside there is seating in front of a 55 inch LED wide screen T.V.This service is provided through Direct TV. Computer access is through WIFI . A second TV is located in the Master Bedroom.
There is also seating in front of the wood burning stone fireplace. There is a large desk for visiting writers, computer users or grand kids working on jigsaw puzzles. The pillow top beds have soft sheets, comfy pillows and beautiful coverlets.
The kitchen is fully equipped with new appliances, cookware, china glassware and utensils. There are two and a half bathrooms for everyone’s comfort and privacy. There is also generous closet space throughout the house so that you can store all your gear and belongings during your visit.
The porch is equipped with seating for all and an outdoor patio has a gas grill. The new dock is equipped with a float and kayak launch. Or you can put your boat, kayak or canoe in down at the shell ramp right on the property. There is also a boat landing two miles away at Sam’s Point where Forest Gump was filmed.
Our retreat is within easy drive of Hilton Head, Charleston and Savannah. It is @five minutes from all the necessary stores. A ten minute drive over a scenic bridge will get you to Downtown Beaufort with its shops, carriage rides and restaurants. In fifteen you can be at historic Port Royal and Paris Island. In twenty minutes you can be at one of the most beautiful beaches on the east coast at Hunting Island State Park and Lighthouse. There is a free pass to enter the park available during your stay.
For golfers there is a terrific public course at Cat Island . For nature lovers there are boat tours of the ACE basin. A notebook is available with information about our favorite things to do in the area and places to eat, shop and visit.
Or you may be like us and just sit on that porch watching the world of the tides come and go. They say that once you have smelled the pluff mud it gets in your veins and pulls you back just like the tides.
Keywords: Lady's Island, Waterfront, Secluded retreat,
Ann Griffey Burgess
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- May 24, 2018
About Ann Griffey Burgess
Jack and I are both musicians and spend the majority of our retired time playing music, attending concerts, fiddlers conventions and visiting with our family around the country. But when we need to renew ourselves we head for our home on this beautiful creek. We hope that you leave here as restored and refreshed as we do.
Ann Griffey Burgess purchased this House in 2008
Why Ann Griffey Burgess chose Ladys Island
This property has been in Annie's family since the 1950's. This was the place where the family celebrated holidays and important family events. We have always loved to go there to relax and unwind. We can kayak down the creek but often just relax on the porch with a cup of coffee or glass of wine and watch the tides come and go through the marshes.
What makes this House unique
First, we love that we have this incredible private panoramic view of Little Lucy Creek from almost every room of the house. When we get tired of the view (almost never) the house is located near this quiet neighborhood where we can walk Polly our dog and safely take the grandkids bike riding. It's great being so close to Beaufort with great restaurants and shops. We are also so close to the beach at Hunting Island State park, which is one of the most pristine beaches we have ever been to. We go there as much in the winter as in the summer. There is a free pass to the Park available to you during your stay.
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great Home and Location
Thanks Annie. We had a wonderful time. Your home was great. At high tide you have water to enjoy from the screen porch, then at low tide you can watch the birds feeding everywhere. Great dock to fish from. Very thankful for the opportunity to visit.
Thanks so much Gene and Sandy for visiting with us for ya'lls anniversary. We feel so honored. There's nothing like the water for soothing our soul and reconnecting with our loved ones. Please come back and visit anytime.
Annie and Jack
Beautiful property and wonderful vacation!
The Little Lucy Creek Retreat was a wonderful place to call home for a week for our family. We had lots of fun crabbing and fishing on the dock and were pleased with the well appointed kitchen. The view from all of the windows in the house was breathtaking! Owners were very prompt and available. Thanks so much for allowing us to make forever memories in your home!
Muellers from Augusta loved Lucy Creek Retreat
I give this beautiful place at 10 in my stars!!!
Thankyou and hope to come back soon!!!
Awesome scenery and love tha dock!! Big plus!
Very fotunate to be a part of this home! Wiliam Fife says hello-he remembers your mother Anne from church. She must have been a wonderful lady!!
Many thanks once again-We did not want to leave--------So sad
Thanks you Anne for sharing your home
The Muellers from Augusta GA
The house was not as clean as we would have liked. Their was pet hair everywhere. The refrigerator wasn't cooking like it should have, we had to through away around $100-150 dollars worth of cold stuff. We will probably choose somewhere different next year.
Oh my! How awful. I'm so surprised that you didn't contact me immediately as you had my personal phone number. I would have had my housekeeper come over and take care of all your concerns. I have already shared your concerns with her. Again I'm so sorry. I did check with the folks that came in after y'all left. They didn't seem to have the same issues with the fridge but it might be an issue that comes and goes. However I will be more than happy to reimburse your cost for food loss. Just send me the receipts.
Thanks for sharing this information with me
What a wonderful home. My family and I spent Christmas week here and it was absolutely perfect. The views are spectacular from every angle, and it is truly a peaceful and welcoming home. The decor is mid-century modern as they state in their info, and my family thought it was great. The home is good sized for a family, and we had plenty of space. It's located on Lady's Island, so about a 10 minute drive to Beaufort. Less if there is no traffic. It is a home that is clearly older, but everything is comfortable and well-maintained. All the tools you could need to cook are provided, along with plenty of towels, blankets, etc. The only issue I had with the home was that the floors of the bathrooms were quite dirty when we arrived and so we had to clean those ourselves. Otherwise it was a lovely home and we would go back. Oh, and the dock is the best update to the home, I'm so glad it was done! Thank you for sharing your family home!
So glad y'all enjoyed your stay. December is a beautiful time. The dock is incredible. If you have any problems in the future with cleanliness please call or text and I will have it taken care of immediately.
Annie and Jack
Amazing place to stay. Relaxed time with family. Everything we needed. Could not ask for more.
The home was inviting and the views were exquisite. It made you want to know more about this history of the home and it's family because you felt like a part of it for a short time.
Sorry It has taken me so long to get back to you. Somehow I must have overlooked your lovely review. It's nice to hear that you had a relaxing time. Satisfaction is our ultimate goal.
Kayak, canoe and bike rentals available.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
$200 deposit due at booking. Half is due 60 days before visit. Balance is due 30 days before visit. Monthly rate of 3800 is only available September -April Weekly rate applies when booking for the months of May, June, July and August