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Penthouse Location. Stunning Sunrises! Spectacular Sunsets! Wi-Fi included.

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Villa, 1 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 1 - 2)

Harbor Island is a private barrier island 15 miles east of Beaufort, SC. Our gated community features a long sandy beach and 24/7 security.

We are a natural habitat for native and migrating birds and have an active loggerhead turtle protection program.

We have lots of outdoor activities, i.e. fishing, crabbing, ‘shrimping’ or boating. The BRC (Beach & Racquet Club) offers a large and a kiddy pool, a souvenir and snack shop, and a beach volleyball area. In addition, we have tennis, basketball and shuffleboard courts.

The BRC also features a weight room, treadmills, and stationary bicycles. Check with the BRC for bike rentals and questions about any of the activities listed above.

Our 3rd floor (top floor) home is accessible by elevator and is uniquely positioned for viewing brilliant sunrises and spectacular sunsets. Our 'Sunset Lounge', located just outside our front door, features a 3rd floor outdoor living/viewing area that no other unit offers.

The sole bedroom has a very comfortable queen bed and full bath with walk-in shower. Another half bath is just steps down the hall.

You'll love the comfortable feel of our home. Snuggle up with a book in the corner chaise or spend an afternoon at one of three nearby pools or our not-so-crowded beach.

Smoking is not allowed in our home.

Pets are not allowed.

Maximum occupancy is 2 Adults.

Beach Chairs provided (2 chairs).

The $200 refundable security deposit will be returned to you 14 days after departure and pending departure inspection.

All rentals will incur the mandatory Harbor Island Gate Fee which varies depending on the length or your stay.

More Details

Mary Ann
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, Southern
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About Mary Ann

We are both retired and live in upstate SC.

Mary Ann purchased this villa in 2002

Why Mary Ann chose Saint Helena Island

Our home is exactly what you want it to be: comfortable, quiet, romantic, the list is yours to choose from. It's close to great beaches and golf courses and just in between Charleston and Savannah. Harbor is truly a community for people who love the beach.

Although there are no golf courses on our island, you'll find plenty to do. We have bike rentals, tennis courts, a gym, three pools, sunrises, sunsets, and peace and quiet. Design your own vacation. But, make sure you come back for another visit.

What makes this villa unique

We love Harbor's beach and it changes from season to season. In spite of the changes, one thing will remain. There's always a large sandbar that goes off into the east that will allow you to walk so far off shore that you can look back and see the Hunting Island lighthouse.

If you, like us, are golfers, you've got the courses at Fripp Island that are just 10 minutes away. We like the public course at Parris Island. It's a real treat to visit the island for golf as well as to visit the Marine Corp Museum.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We have enjoyed our time here celebrating Bill's retirement. One could not ask for a better location for a relaxing time at the beach. Your condo is perfect in every way - there was nothing more either of us needed or wanted. In fact, we would love to cart the whole thing back to the mountains with us. We enjoyed the beach, as well as the wildlife. We watched sunsets on Hunting Island, saw raccoons cross the road at dusk, exotic birds going to roost in trees, and above all, a bald eagle! Many thanks for sharing your place."
May 2018
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Saint Helena Island Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No Overnight Guests
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • 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 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Oversized walk-in shower with benches.
    Half - toilet
  • See photos
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
2 Beach Chairs provided.


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average rating of 4.862069 based on 40 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Wonderful condo. It had a comfortable bed, was very clean and well-maintained, and had a well-stocked kitchen. The host was helpful and responsive. Harbor Island was great as well, with good facilities (pools, fitness center) and beach. We would not hesitate to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! And, I passed your comments on to our housekeeper. She really appreciates the feedback. And, yes, do come back. We'll give you a 5% discount on the room rate.
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Beautiful condo and views!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was clean, beautifully decorated and a joy to stay in! The bed was very comfortable, the unit was clean and we were so blessed to be able to relax here and enjoy the beautiful beach scenery. We highly recommend this condo for your next beach get away.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Chris. I'll pass your comments on to our dedicated housekeeper. It means a lot. Come back to see us! Returning clients get a 5% discount on the room rate.
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Beautiful, quiet, romantic getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved this location and the amenities offered. It has all of the comforts of home, plus stunning views of sunrises over the ocean and sunsets from the front lounge area. Everyone we met was very friendly, and we enjoyed learning the history of nearby Beaufort and the surrounding islands. This is definitely a vacation destination to experience!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting a review of our home and area. We hope you will visit with us again. Returning clients get a 5% discount on the room rate.
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Charming, clean, quiet, and hospitable!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I chose MaryAnn's place on Harbor Island for a relaxing vacation and this was the perfect spot for that! The keypad entry was super easy and MaryAnn took great care of us making sure that we were happy. The condo is super clean with charming decor and we could even watch the sunrise from the window on the corner. We loved watching a rainstorm roll in from the porch and were so thankful for the screens to keep out all the summer bugs. The clothesline out on the porch is very handy for drying beach towels! We cooked most of our meals there at the condo and were delighted at how well stocked it was with pots, pans, bowls, utensils etc. The building did have a water leak while we were there which meant the water briefly did not work while they fixed it, understandable and no big deal, and MaryAnn checked in to see if things were okay and explain the situation within half an hour of us even realizing there was an issue. She's very attentive and kind! The condo is just a short walk to the beach which is awesome. Because the island is private, the beach is not crowded at all. The waves are calm and we spotted a lot of crabs, both hermit and otherwise. We had lots of fun looking for wildlife in the tidepools too and Harbor is a sea turtle nesting area so we saw a few nests! Finally, we very much appreciated the detailed check-out instructions so that we knew exactly how we should leave things when we left. Thank you, MaryAnn, for such a great stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Anna, for your 5 star review! We're just so happy to hear your detailed comments. We cook a lot there as well so it's imperative that we have all of the necessary tools. We hope you''ll come again. Returning clients receive a 5% discount on the roomrate.
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Excellent location/ lovely condo

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here several times and would highly recommend it. The location is superb with easy access to Hunting Island State Park as well as the charming towns of Beaufort, Savannah, and Charleston. Mary Ann is easy to work with and will do everything to insure your stay is fabulous.

Betty B.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We both know the challenges we overcame with your visit this year. Thank you, again, for your patience. As our best 'frequent flyer' you've earned a 10% discount on your room rate should you return. We hope to see you again if we survive Irma.
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Relaxing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved the charming condo for our getaway this Summer! It was just as nice as portrayed in the photos! We hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! Let me know if you'd like to return. You'll get a 5% discount on the room rate!!
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Johnson Creek Tavern, Harbor Island
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Fripp Island
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Johnson Creek Tavern, Harbor Island
Nearest Point of Interest
Hunting Island Light House
Nearest Point of Interest
Beaufort County Recycle Center
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Mandatory Island Gate fees: 4 nights = $44; 5 nights = $55; 6-7 nights = $70; 8-14 nights = $80; 15-21 nights = $85; 22-30 nights = $90; 31-90 nights = $100
$60 Departure Cleaning fee for stays < 7 nights.
SC and Beaufort Accommodations Tax is 10%, applied to the room rate & cleaning only.
Security deposit refund dependent on ck-out inspection.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.