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Relaxing and Affordable Harbour Town Villa Getaway, Close to Beach and Hiking

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Master Bedroom view (South by Southwest) the tennis courts and the relaxing oaks


Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Bedroom, 2.5 bath in front of Tennis courts and endless Bike Trail

Hey y'all! Family owned since it was built, our townhouse is cozily nestled in the safe, gated community Sea Pines Resort near the southwest corner of Hilton Head Island, just steps away from Harbour Town Marina in Sea Pines. --- Behind, is the Sea Pines Racquet Club, and in front, the beautiful, recently updated and well-maintained bike/walking path. (Altogether, there are 20 miles of these trails!) --- The world famous Harbour Town Golf Links, Heron Point and Ocean Golf Courses are within 1/2 mile. (also recently updated) --- In Harbour Town, you can enjoy fantastic dining at various restaurants, shops, live music, and spectacular sunsets. There's also a nice playground and wonderful views of the bay...especially from the lighthouse! You can also rent boats, jet skis, or charter a fishing boat. There's even a dinner cruise to Savannah! --- The Sea Pines Beach Club is about a 5 minute drive or 15 minute bike ride. The free Sea Pines Trolley runs frequently in-season and also stops right in front across the street to take you to the beach, the Sea Pines Center and the South Beach Marina (another cute lil scenic spot with shops and restaurants, home of the infamous Salty Dog Cafe) --- If pools are your thing, our Heritage Villa Pool is privately tucked away inside the complex of townhouses. --- Horseback riding at Lawton Stables and the wildlife/nature preserve are also minutes from the unit inside Sea Pines! --- At it's greatest points, the island is 10 miles long and 5 miles wide. So, should you choose to venture out of Sea Pines, there are plenty more activities, restaurants, and fun, all of which can be easily accessed by car or taxi...and yes, bicycle! *** The master bedroom has a full bath and double bed. The guest bedroom has twin beds, full bath. There is also a queen sleeper sofa bed in the living room. If you choose to use the pullout, please provide your own sheets as the cleaning team will only leave linens and towels for 4 persons. Our villa is 1620 sq. ft., and comfortably sleeps up to 6. --- A great many of our guests have returned time and time again! ***** We have: DIGITAL CABLE TV, INTERNET,, LINENS AND TOWELS FOR 4 PERSONS, SLEEP SOFA (BRING QUEEN SHEETS BLANKET AVAILABLE) 6 OR MORE BEACH CHAIRS, 2 TENNIS EXHIBITION CHAIRS, LARGE ROLLING COOLER, 4 BEACH UMBRELLAS, BALL AND RACQUET BEACH GAMES, CHILDREN'S SAND TOYS, 2 BOOGIE BOARDS, VARIOUS RAIN GEAR, BEACH BAGS, BOXED GAMES, DECK OF CARDS, NEW WASHER (2016) AND DRYER, RELAXING AND SCENIC BACK PORCH AREA W/4 CHAIRS, GORGEOUS AND SECLUDED POOL NEARBY, CENTRAL AC, FAN IN MASTER BEDROOM: CHECK IN 4 PM......CHECK OUT 10 AM ***** FYI: We apologize for any lack of vacancy. We use other sources to rent our unit, but will do our very best to accommodate you.***** We also have key-less entry and e-payments! The unit has been updated and freshly painted for the season. All-new efficient and modern air conditioning, heating and digital thermostat. New 22 piece cookware set, frying pans (2016) glasses, hot/cold cups, throw rugs (2016) have been added. Blankets and pillow case covers in the bedrooms (2016). Coffeemaker, toaster, microwave, baking pans, mixer, griddle pan, dutch oven, cake pans, roasting pans, serving dishes, measuring cups and spoons, storage bowls with lids, colander, pitchers. Matching dishware, (dinner size, salad, bowls) place mats, glasses and cutlery for 6 or more. Dining table with 4 chairs plus 2 from the living area. Digital cable and cabled internet. Private patio. . Basic cleaning supplies. Parking area out front.

The unit is a townhouse with a 1/2 bath downstairs and sleeper sofa in the large living room (sheets extra). There is a also a dining area, laundry room and kitchen as well as a large foyer. The rear kitchen door was recently replaced (2016) and should only be used for access to the electric panel or the garbage area. There are sliders in back which lead to the patio (new cordless vertical blinds 2017) Right outside back you can see the world class tennis courts and Harbour Town golf links (extra charge). when you go out the front, you can access the leisure trails which will take you to fabulous amenities in both directions. Harbour Town is to the left and Sea Pines Center is to the right. The stable is across and up the road at Plantation drive. Our pool which is included is located at the rear of the parking lot past the mailboxes and gaezbo. Follow the signs and pass the lagoon. WIFI is available there.

The Sea Pines Beach Club is for resort owners and guests and can be reached by car or bike. In season, there is a trolley. Turn right outside the lot and go to the circle where you will find signs for the amenities access of which is included with your stay (beach, salty dog marina, forest preserve, sea pines center, Harbour Town). The vehicle pass is your entry for designated dates.

The master and twin bedrooms are upstairs. There is a large landing in between. The twin beds are in the front and there is a bathroom with a shower. The master bedroom is in the rear of the unit overlooking the tennis courts, with its own bathroom including a tub and a shower. There are plenty of closets and drawers for storage.

The closet under the stairs is the recreational closet and there are numerous beach supplies (previously described). Please bring your own beach towels.

The laundry room has a new electronic washer (2016) and dryer. there is also an iron and ironing board. Some laundry soap is provided along with dish soap, dishwasher packs, paper towels and light bulbs.
There are new cordless blinds in the living and dining areas (2017). There is a new garbage disposal and a new fridge in the kitchen (2017).

Garbage is picked up on Weds. Bike rentals are low in cost at Sea Pines Center. The electronic lock will be activated automatically when you shut the front door so always take your key code when you depart for the day. Be


Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1620 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome:

    Children of all ages will love the beach and daily activities. Harbour Town has many children's activities....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Other (See Description): 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa SHEETS available upon request for extra fee (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • A treasured family home for many years-great location for guests to explore Harbour Town and the Sea Pines Shops, Bike trails, safe and secure in a gated resort community. Fully furnished and stocked with kitchen supplies for cooking, dining and entertaining. Beach closet with chairs, umbrellas, rolling cooler, cart, games and toys for children. Linens and towels for 4 guests included, queen sheets available upon request for extra charge. Plenty to do in the area as it is within close proximity to many desirable activities. Beautiful, serene surroundings and access to a private resort beach. Safety is enhanced by gated access. Parking lot is close to the entrance. The home is very spacious for multiple guests. The 2 bedrooms are upstairs, each with their own bathroom facilities. The layout is suitable for 4 adults or a family with 2 children. Leisure trails run throughout the resort and provide access to the beach as well as the multiple attractions such as Harbour Town & South Beach....moreless


  • Games:

    Board games and cards in white chest in dining area...moreless

  • Television:

    (2) digital cable, 1 in living room, 1 in master bedroom...moreless

  • Toys:

    Games, beach toys, balls...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean:

    Private Beach for resort guests is a short car or bike ride away....moreless

  • Resort:

    Resort amenities include free trolley in-season, Harbour Town is a short walk, Sea Pines Cente (shops, restaurants, bikes) is also very close. Trolley service in season...moreless

  • Rural:

    Beautiful backdrop of trees and tennis courts...moreless

  • Village:

    Soth Beach Marina Village is also on the Resort...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    4 chairs that match table, add'l 2 chairs in living room for 6 persons...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Brand new Central A/C...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    on premises...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    ball games inside box in closet under the stairs Beach chairs, rolling cart, rolling cooler, umbrellas also in closet for daily use....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Brand new Heat Pump...moreless

  • Internet:

    Modem for plug-in...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    For the master and twin beds only...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Sofa bed (optional), love seat and add'l 2 chairs for seating. Entertainment Center....moreless

  • Parking:

    Lot outside...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Local calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    towel set for each bedroom, dish towels, oven mitts...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    on premises...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip Pot-Mr. Coffee 12 cups...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots/Pans and baking items including mixer, measuring cups and cake pans ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty for a large family...moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Kitchen:

    recently updated, fully equipped for cooking for a family...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:


  • Pantry Items:

    Basic starter kit for paper products...moreless


  • Boat:

    Marina rentals and tours are steps away, add'l fees apply...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    overlooks the tennis court, quiet, nature, table with 4 chairs, add'l chairs in closet...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    A lovely lagoon with gazebo divides the 2 separate Heritage Villa groups...moreless

  • Golf:

    steps away from Harbour town links, fees apply...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    available nearby, fees apply...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    well-appointed shrubs, trees...moreless

  • Tennis:

    steps away from the racquet club, court fees apply...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    available nearby, fees apply...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Villa Pool is included 1 block from unit for Heritage Villa guests only...moreless



from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • gate pass (1) $15
  • cleaning fee $150


Reservations are not fully booked until payment is made. Guests are invited to use and replace items on the inventory during their stay.

The following items are included with your cleaning fee: fresh sheets and pillowcases on master and twin beds; 2 bath towels, 1 hand towel and 1 wash cloths per person for 4 persons; 2 bars body/ hand soap and also 1 roll of toilet paper for each of the 3 bathrooms; trash liners for the garbage pails and 1 Kleenex tissue box in the master bathroom; a small amount of laundry detergent and some dishwasher pods in the kitchen; kitchen paper towels, 2 regular kitchen towels and 2 pot holders. Please alert owner if any of these items are missing upon arrival.

Manager's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilton Head airport
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
'Barmuda' triangle or Quarterdeck lounge, Truffles
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
Harbour Town Links
0.75 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 278 or Cross Island Expressway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Crazy Crab Harbour Town, Truffles
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Turtle Lane private Sea Pines Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Rent a bicycle at Sea Pines Center. They will even drop them off and pick them up. Bike to nearby Baynard Ruins to see the remains of an old Southern plantation complete with slave quarters. Check out the wildlife center in Harbour Town. Get to the beach for a cocktail overlooking the splendor of the waves. Watch a sunset from the lighthouse in Harbour Town. Golf on the world famous Harbour Town links. Take tennis lessons from a professional. Take a cup of coffee and look at the alligators and turtles in the lagoon under the gazebo. Bike down plantation drive and feed the horses. Take in the beauty of Spanish moss. Enjoy the mild climate on the wide, flat sand beach. Walk or bike along the shoreline at low tide. Bask or ride a boogie board in the warm salty water. Soak up the rays of the sun and enjoy a seafood meal at the beach front restaurant. Explore the Indian Shell Ring or fish in the beautiful lakes of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Take a nature cruise. See a play at the Coastal Arts Center. Get tickets to a jazz concert at the Jazz Club. Go to the farmer's market at Sea Pines Center. Go crabbing. Take a riverboat to Savannah. Learn stand-up paddle boarding. Take a yoga class. Get a massage. Swim in the secluded villa pool. Eat seafood, lots of fresh seafood! Go to the Coastal Discovery museum for many programs involving wildlife such alligators and loggerhead turtles. Discover Spanish moss. Peruse the many new amenities on the island. Play miniature golf. Take a trail ride through the majestic oaks. Learn to play golf. Watch a live exhibition match. Speak to a pro about your form. Get a gradual suntan. Sleep outside on the beach in the shade. Try traditional Gullah cuisine. Eat sushi. Watch folks playing tennis in the backyard. Walk over to the wall and hit some balls. Take bike ride to the South Beach. Listen to live music at the Salty Dog. Buy a t-shirt for yourself and a bandanna for your dog. Take sailing lessons. Enjoy a sunset dinner cruise. Have a BBQ and eat outside on the patio. Go to the Newhall Bird Preserve and take pictures of the majestic creatures in flight. See a movie outside during the summer months. Watch fireworks every Tuesday in-season. Shop for new clothes or on-of-a-kind gift items. Collect sea glass or shells to make jewelry. Get to know a bottle-nosed dolphin. Learn how to dance the shag. Go para-sailing or water skiing. Rent a sand buggy. Take out a catamaran. Play ball on the beach at low tide. Visit Daufuskie Island. Visit the Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge. Read a book under an ancient evergreen oak. Kayak. Eat local oysters. Try new restaurants. Sample Hilton Head Ice Cream. Go to a comedy or magic show. Buy a new bathing suit and show it off. Work out everyday outside on the leisure trails or inside at the Sea Pines Fitness Center. Meet a local author and get a signed copy of his/her new book. Gaze at the palm trees. Take photographs to share with your friends. Take an art class. Go wine-tasting at the Island winery. Enjoy an outdoor festival. Buy handmade jewelry using natural elements. Eat homemade fudge. Tour a replica of a plantation house. Participate in a murder mystery. Charter a boat. Ride an alligator boat. Climb to the top of the lighthouse and get a picturesque view of the resort. Visit the museum shop at the top. Eat ice cream everyday. Explore the bountiful creeks and marshes. Take in the scent of the sea. Relax and enjoy. This gorgeous place appeals to just about anyone, anytime of the year. You'll want to come back again and again. Your children will grow up with beautiful memories of their family vacations. It'll be the place where you'll want to celebrate positive events.

The community is gated and patroled which makes it ideal for families looking to relax safely. The environment is very natural with abundant trees and spanish moss overhang. The beach is broad and walkable for miles. During low tide, many folks will ride bikes, play ball and enjoy the birds and wildlife who frequent the island. The Sea Pines Forest Preserve contains miles of wooded trails for hiking as well as several lakes for fishing. There is alot of history to be viewed-the Indian Shell Ring tells the tale of previous occupants.

Almost any cuisine can be found right on the island. Outdoor concerts are a personal favorite and are a frequent sight all over the resort. The marina at Harbour Town is host to many yachts of whose perusal is a constant splendor. Nightlife and culture are an integral part of island living. There is a lot of variety for differing tastes, whether its ballroom dancing with the symphony or two stepping to country, there is something for everyone in the family.

In season, there is a weekly farmer's market at Sea Pines Center on Tuesdays for those who enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables as well as the talent of many an artist's portayals of the old south. There is also an indoor fitness center (extra fees apply) which hosts yoga and other classes.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1974

About: We are the original owners of this lovely villa and we spent many wonderful vacations in Sea Pines, watching the Family Circle Cup Tennis tournament and listening to Todd Ballantine share ecological tidbits about the Island. We know first hand how the plantation grew into what it has become today. On a recent visit this winter, I noticed many upgrades in the physical landscape-new plantings, more open spaces, better lighting. New top notch facilities all over Sea Pines have been opened for tourists visiting since the 2014 season. The Resort maintains it's safe, comfortable low-key surroundings in spite of the modern forthcoming additions. Many new amenities have made this perfect place to vacation.

Why Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island, SC, USA:
We are currently renting and will one day be able to enjoy more time there during our retirement. Frequent visits.allow us to monitor the condition of the home's many offerings. We appreciate guests who respect our property and recognize the care that goes into upkeep. It is a home not a hotel, complete with the trappings of a comfortable lifestyle.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The view from the master bedroom has always conjured images of a truly satisfying vacation-the tennis whites and numerous trees in the backyard. The little patio in back was forever conducive to quality socializing. Back in the day, concerts were performed by Hargray on the tennis court behind the villa, making free entertainment a bonus of this particular dwelling for several years. You really cannot beat the prime location. It is within a short walking distance to Harbour town and Sea Pines Center.

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Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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  • Master Bedroom view (South by Southwest) the tennis courts and the relaxing oaks

    Master Bedroom view (South by Southwest) the tennis courts and the relaxing oaks

  • Master Bedroom-rock anytime while you vacation

    Master Bedroom-rock anytime while you vacation

  • master bathroom rug-a view of the iconic lighthouse

    master bathroom rug-a view of the iconic lighthouse

  • 2nd bath (private)

    2nd bath (private)

  • sink with dishwasher in kitchen

    sink with dishwasher in kitchen

  • living room w/ sleeper couch (extra cost for sheets)

    living room w/ sleeper couch (extra cost for sheets)

  • this comfortable brown lounge chair reclines

    this comfortable brown lounge chair reclines

  • this beautiful photograph is in the foyer between floors in our townhouse

    this beautiful photograph is in the foyer between floors in our townhouse

  • front view-steps away from the leisure paths

    front view-steps away from the leisure paths

  • relaxing, private view from deck

    relaxing, private view from deck

  • this playground is a great oasis for children of all ages-it is just blocks away

    this playground is a great oasis for children of all ages-it is just blocks away

  • this lovely lagoon is on your path to the villa pool

    this lovely lagoon is on your path to the villa pool

  • master bedroom-spacious and comfortable

    master bedroom-spacious and comfortable

  • master bath-comfortable

    master bath-comfortable

  • twin bedroom-perfect for 2 more

    twin bedroom-perfect for 2 more

  • dining room

    dining room

  • kitchen view into dining room

    kitchen view into dining room

  • living room-sitting area

    living room-sitting area

  • new electronic efficient large capacity washer

    new electronic efficient large capacity washer

  • this is the new rear kitchen door leading to the garbage shed

    this is the new rear kitchen door leading to the garbage shed

  • terrace


  • Relax in Harbour Town, enjoy some ice cream and rock yourself to dreamland

    Relax in Harbour Town, enjoy some ice cream and rock yourself to dreamland

  • this lovely private pool is for Heritage Villa guests

    this lovely private pool is for Heritage Villa guests

  • watch a gorgeous sunset over the scenic bay

    watch a gorgeous sunset over the scenic bay

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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