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BOOK December Vacation, 5 STAR, UPDATED, 150 YDS to SOUND BEACH, FREE TENNIS

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,186 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom (1 King, 2 Twin Beds, 1 NEW Queen Sleeper Sofa (sleeps 6), 2 Baths

Don't miss this opportunity to visit South Beach with reduced Winter Rates, REMARKABLE, 72 GUESTS RATE OUR VILLA 5 STAR , UPDATED !! FREE TENNIS, FABULOUS LOCATION! 150 YARDS FROM SOUND BEACH, UNBEATABLE VALUE! WE ARE CARING PROPERTY OWNERS WHO WANT OUR GUESTS TO HAVE THE BEST VACATION EVER !! OUR VILLA IS NOT JUST A RENTAL PROPERTY. IT IS OUR AND YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME. WE TREAT OUR GUESTS AT OUR VILLA JUST THE WAY WE WOULD TREAT OUR GUESTS IN OUR PERMANENT RESIDENCE. WE ARE ATTENTIVE TO YOUR NEEDS AND STRIVE TO PROVIDE AN ESCAPE WHICH IS RELAXING AND STRESS-FREE.

WHY BOOK OUR VILLA FOR YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME ???

- Villa is updated, immaculate, spacious, and completely furnished with everything you need for a stress free vacation ... including docking stations for you electronic devices.

- Villa is located 150 yards from beautiful sound beach.

- South Beach Marina is a 3 minute walk from villa with water sports and fishing excursions, shops, restaurants including Salty Dog, and entertainment.

- South Beach Pool (small fee ) and children's playground just a 3 minute walk from villa.

- We provide discounted bike rental from South Beach Bike Rental. Direct access to 22 miles of hard-packed sandy beaches and 53 miles of paved bike trails.

- We provide COMPLIMENTARY daily use of courts at South Beach Racquet Club.

- NO need to worry about your keys or security. Our villa has a keyless entry system, and you are given a personal entry code.

- NO additional fee for your Sea Pines Gate Pass (1) or departure cleaning ($15.00 charge for second pass)

- We employ a local property manager available for emergencies just like the large rental agencies.

- Totally Renovated Beach Club Beach is a 5 mile drive from Villa. Awesome facility with in door and outdoor dining. Fabulous View.

- Harbour Town and Harbour Town Lighthouse is a bike ride or short car drive.

- New Plantation Clubhouse with indoor and outdoor dining

- Three golf courses within Sea Pines!

- Horseback riding at Lawton Stables.

- Short bike ride to Baynard Ruins.

- Sea Pines Forest Preserve just a few miles from villa with hiking and biking trails.

ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE GETAWAY! YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED IN OUR VILLA!! CHECK OUR REVIEWS! WE ARE BLESSED TO HAVE YOU AS OUR GUEST AND WE WILL DO EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO MAKE CERTAIN YOU HAVE A WONDERFUL VACATION!

Experience the most quaint and tranquil getaway on HHI at SOUTH BEACH and BLUFF VILLAS. Discover how easy it is to completely unplug from the stresses and hassles of life and enjoy quality time in this spacious, newly-updated, 2 bedroom (1 king, 2 twins, 1 queen sleeper sofa), 2 bath villa. This is a third floor villa, with cathedral ceilings in living and dining and an end unit...so quiet and peaceful!!

Just park your vehicle and delight in numerous activities available at South Beach. Take a 2 min. stroll (across the street) to the pristine beach at Calibogue Sound, facing Daufuskie Island, where you can relax and watch dolphins frolicking near the shore (beach chairs and toys are provided for you at the villa). You may even see deer running in the tall grasses on the beach. You will definitely not want to miss the awesome sunsets, so pack a picnic dinner and return to the beach in the evening! Another short walk will bring you to the South Beach Pool available for a small fee If tennis is your sport of choice, you will delight in DAILY COMPLEMENTARY court time at South Beach Racket Club (843-671-2215). Biking is one of the most popular activities for the entire family. Hop on a bike (15% discount on bike rentals at South Beach Bike Rentals 843-671-2453) and explore the beauty of the island on more than 50 miles of bike trails or ride surf side on 12 miles of hard sand. Rent a jet ski, kayak, paddleboard, or boat from South Beach Marina and set out on an unforgetable adventure! Book a cruise to Daufuskie Island or a dolphin viewing excursion.

The South Beach Marina is also home to famous restaurants including, THE SALTY DOG and WRECK OF THE SALTY DOG as well as a general store and several charming, specialty shops. You will delight in the yummy frozen treats at the Ice Cream Shop on a hot summer afternoon. You will enjoy live music and entertainment for children during the summer at the Village.

If you have a love for the game of golf, Bluff Villas is the perfect location for you! This area offers more than 40 golf courses. Three renown courses are located within Sea Pines and three miles from the villa: the famous Harbour Town Golf Links, home of the PGA Tour's popular RCB Heritage Tournament, The Ocean Course, The Plantation Course.

Horseback riding at Lawton Stables with a Free petting area, Sea Pines Forest Preserve with Indian Shell Ring, and Stone-Barnard Ruins are all withing a few minutes drive from our villa or are accessible by bike.

A bike ride or short drive will take you to Harbour Town with shops, restaurants, Harbour Town Lighthouse, huge playground, and Greg Russell's outdoor family entertainment during peak months.

This villa underwent an extensive renovation in 2009, and additional updating and remodeling was completed, February 2013. New HVAC installed May 2015. Furnishings and decor were chosen by an interior designer to insure our villa would be a welcoming retreat for you, our guests. We work diligently to provide many extras and details, including a WELCOME PAIL with snacks and treats, as well as extra pods for the washing machine and dish washer, so you will experience a vacation to remember. We want this to be a hassle-free, relaxing vacation.

Beautiful hardwood floors are in the hallway, dining and living rooms. Carpet has been placed in the two bedrooms, with tile flooring in both baths and kitchen. You will find a calming place to relax in the newly furnished third floor villa, with spacious living area and vaulted ceilings. A queen sleeper sofa provides additional sleeping. Your indoor entertainment needs will be adequately met with a 52 inch flat screen HDTV with expanded channels and a BluRay DVD player. Cushioned wicker furniture on the balcony is perfect for reflecting on events of the day with flameless lanterns.

The kitchen has been equipped with high-end stainless appliances and numerous kitchen tools and gadgets, wood cabinets with quartz counters, and a stunning mosiac backsplash. The dining room is well-appointed with a new round, glass table with seating for six family members and friends (seating for 2 additional guests are provided at the kitchen bar).

The light and soothing guest bedroom has 2 twin beds and ample storage. A 19 inch flat screen TV and DVD are provided for your enjoyment. The guest bath is beautifully decorated with a new granite counter top and brushed nickel fixtures and accessories. The master bedroom has a king bed with calming, aqua colored bedding, and a new Euro Comfort Foam Pillow Top mattress was added January 1, 2015. To complete the master bedroom, a new 32inch HDTV has been added. The master bath has a double sink with quartz counter and wood cabinets and frameless glass/tile walk-in shower. Brush nickel bath fixtures and accessories complement the master bath.

Do not stress about packing beach chairs, beach umbrella, or beach toys for your children. You will find those in the villa, along with games, DVDs and books for all ages for a rainy day.

We purchased the villa in late summer of 2012. From then until now, our goal has been to make our villa our home away from home, a relaxing retreat where we could 'UNPLUG' from our busy life styles. We continually replace, update, and change our villa to make it the best it can be. We feel we have adequately accomplished this goal. Now, we earnestly desire for it to become your home away from home, your memorable sanctuary, where you and your family and friends will want to stay and return in the future.

More Details

Owner
Gavin and Margie Harrell
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About Gavin and Margie Harrell

We were born in very small town in the foothills of NC. We returned to the town to work and rear our two children. We are now the proud grandparents of 4 precious grandchildren who love to spend time at our villa.

Gavin and Margie Harrell purchased this villa in 2012

Why Gavin and Margie Harrell chose Sea Pines

We vacationed on HHI, for the first time, in the spring 2012. We choose HHI because we are avid bike riders and were attracted to the fact there are over 50 miles of bike trails on the Island. We were unaware of the many, many additional attractions and activities available. As we were riding through Sea Pines, we were astonished over the meticulous, manicured lawns and common areas. We arrived at South Beach Marina and were in awe over the quaint, 'New England like village'. When we walked across the street to the beach, we immediately realized we had discovered a PARADISE! Dolphins were swimming so close to the shoreline, flocks of shore birds filled the sky, and the beach was pristine. The mild climate of the Island provides year around temperatures that are conducive to outdoor activities throughout the year. The tranquil, peaceful atmosphere and perfect weather convinced us we had found a true treasure, a blessing we needed to grasp! In the short time we have owned this property, we have enjoyed every minute of our time here, whether we were riding our bikes on the beach or painting and cleaning in the middle of the night. We firmly believe Bluff Villas and South Beach are the best kept secrets on HHI and Sea Pines. We know you will agree after you have spent a week or more in our villa at this unique, resort area.

What makes this villa unique

This is a spacious third floor villa with high ceilings. The balcony is a perfect spot in the morning to enjoy a cup of coffee and admire the lovely landscape of Sea Pines. It is wonderful to have so many activities, for all ages, just minutes away.. biking, walking on the beach, tennis, golf, fishing, swimming, horseback riding, playground, paddle boarding, jet skiing, kayaking, excursions for dolphins, Savannah and Dufuskie Island ... the list goes on and on. Even with such a numerous list of activities, this is such a peaceful and quiet area. Just walk across the parking lot and you can choose from several splendid restaurants and relax with outdoor family entertainment. Sunsets are incredible just across the street from the villa. It is so delightful to watch dolphins frolicking in the sound a two minute walk from the villa.

Map

Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Salty Dog Cafe
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sea Pines Plantation
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Salty Dog Cafe,The Wreck of the Salty Dog
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
South Beach
Car: recommended

South Beach Marina Village, modeled after a New England-style fishing village, is 3 minute walk from our villa. Rent kayaks, paddle boards, sailboats, or jet skis. Other activities including parasailing, fishing charters, and dolphin cruises are available at the Marina. The Village has numerous boutiques, general store, fabulous restaurants, including the Salty Dog, and the best ice cream shop. Tennis, golf, pool, bicycling, and playground are a three minute walk from villa.

Amenities

Sea Pines Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1186 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Renter agrees to pay an additional $15.00 per week for a second parking pass (Owner provides one complimentary Sea Pines Gate Pass per week).
  • Renter agrees to pay or replace losses, breakages which exceed Damage Deposit.
  • Owner provides beach towels for guests (not part or laundry service). These must be cleaned and placed in basket prior to departures.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , granite counter top, tile floor and shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , quartz counter top, tile shower with frameless glass door
  • Ceramic tile, glass enclosures, quartz and granite countertops.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • other - 1 sleep sofa /futon , New,Queen Sleeper sofa in family room.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , new Euro foam pillow-top mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , new mattress sets
  • New queen sleeper sofa in the living area!!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Unit is very spacious. very light, and very quiet. Villa is located on the third floor with high ceilings.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.986842 based on 76 reviews
5

Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I are in our mid 30’s with 2 children (ages 2 and 2 months) and we jumped at the opportunity to stay here for a month while she was on maternity leave. Needless to say, I was a little bit skeptical of all the 5 star ratings this place received (maybe it’s a generational thing). After staying for the month of October, I can happily report that our stay was amazing and we would absolutely come back and stay at Gavin and Margie’s condo in South Beach. Not one hiccup the entire month (minus an incredibly minor ice maker issue but this was immediately remedied within a couple hours). All things considered, if you are reading this review, I would 100% recommend the unit to any group looking for a 2 bedroom unit on HHI!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gavin and I truly appreciate your review. We have been so blessed with couples staying at our villa for their honeymoons, anniversaries, and now celebrating and enjoying the arrival of precious baby. This is truly awesome!! We are so honored your bundle of joy's first vacation was to our villa and South Beach! So very thankful our villa met your needs and exceeded your expectations during your stay. "Hiccups" are bound do happen at our villa, just like at your home, regardless of how well we try to keep everything in tip-top condition. We know it is our responsibility and primary goal to address the "hiccup" as soon as possible with little inconvenience to our guests. We look forward to your visit again...perhaps after precious baby three's arrival.
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True Southern Hospitality

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this villa for a few days before Thanksgiving with my wife and 2 kids. We have visited Hilton Head many times before and were looking for a new place to try. We chose Gavin and Margie's villa due to the location within Sea Pines (we had not stayed inside Sea before) and the excellent reviews. We were not disappointed - the villa was very accurately described by the previous reviews. A few highlights based on our experience:

- Clean and Updated Villa - I consider myself very picky in this regard and this villa felt like home immediately. The villa was EXTREMELY clean and well decorated with updated appliances. It was also stocked with several convenience items that saved us a trip or two to the store (dishwasher detergent, laundry detergent, etc.)!

- Beach - Even thought it was November, we took advantage of a sunny day to spend some time at the nearby beach. It is within easy walking distance of the villa (150 yards seems about right). The Villa is stocked with several beach chairs, an umbrella, and beach toys that were very nice to have on hand. The beach is nice and has views of Daufuskie Island and the Harbour Town Lighthouse. We also saw several Dolphins!

- Location - The Villa is located on the southern tip of HHI. It does take a few minutes to get to the Villa from the Sea Pines entrance, but it is a nice drive and you are very close to restaurants, bike rentals, shops, etc.

- Great Owners - Most importantly, the owners seem like great people who enjoy having guests at their property. Gavin and Margie went out of her way to make us feel welcome in their home. You can tell that this is more than just a rental property for them and it made us want to take extra special care of their villa.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

This place was the best place we have stayed in Hilton Head. It was clean, nicely decorated and very comfortable. The owners made sure everything was ok as soon as we arrived. We will definitely be back in the near future. Thanks Margie and Gavin!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely perfect.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I went to Hilton Head for the first time; to celebrate our 22nd anniversary. We chose this Villa based on, not only the pictures, but the many wonderful reviews. The pictures of the villa don't do it justice. It was simple but very welcoming and decorated perfectly. The decor was very calming and just made it feel like a vacation. The area of Hilton Head was also incredible. Only a short walk to the beach, where you could lounge and catch some rays. While at the beach you could also watch dolphins, as well as many birds such as osprey and pelicans. We also rented bikes and toured the area where we were able to view alligators, all types of herons and even a few deer. We couldn't have asked for a better location. We had no issues at the villa during our stay but we did communicate with The Harrell's prior to our arrival and found them to be as warm and welcoming as their villa. My wife and I have many destinations we are hoping to visit but we would love to return to Hilton Head sometime. We would definitely return to this villa and would recommend it to anyone is interested. Thanks again for the great vacation and wonderful memories!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are definitely honored you chose to spend your 22nd anniversary at our villa and drove all the way from Canada!!! Thank you!! It is true, this area of the island is extraordinary... a nature lover's paradise!! It sounds like you were able to experience so much during your stay...biking, Forest Preserve, beach, bird watching.. I am certain the list goes on and on. We are pleased our efforts to provide a warm and welcoming home away from home for our guests, were evident. We have been so very blessed to have so many wonderful guests like you visit our villa. Hope you can return in the future as you celebrate another anniversary.
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Hilton Head

  • 5 of 5

Great trip. Villa is very convenient to all that the island has to offer.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The Villa we stayed in was well cared for and comfortable, the beaches were great along with the other activities bike riding, kayaking. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you were pleased with our villa and the fabulous location. The wonderful thing about Bluff Villas is you are only a short walk away from so many activities. Hope you were able to enjoy watching the dolphins and the remarkable sunsets, too. If not on this trip, perhaps on your next visit.
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.0%

NOTE:
Peak season weeks rent Saturday to Saturday only.

Credit cards payments or E-checks are accepted.

Damage deposit is PROMPTLY returned after departure, should there be no damage to property.

"SNOW BIRDS", are welcome!

Monthly rates are determined by number of days guest stays in month.

Property owner provides one Sea Pines parking pass per rental per week. Additional parking passes available for $15.00 per week.

If reservation is cancelled 60 days or more prior to arrival date, deposit is returned to renter. Owner suggests guests purchase rental insurance.

Pet are not allowed. Pets found in villa will result in loss of damage deposit.

Smoking is strictly prohibited in villa and on balcony.

Villa is located on the third floor of a two story walk-up providing high ceilings.

Rental fees may change until reservation is confirmed by initial payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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