Walkway to Ocean at Front Door - Luxury 4 Bedroom House

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Last updated: 10/11/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Great Location! This upscale beach and ocean view home is just steps from the walkway to the beach. Renters of 12 Shipwatch have access to a pool 50 feet from the house as well as The Beach and Racket Club pool, shop, playground and tennis, basketball courts and soccer field. These are all in easy walking distance on paved sidewalks. This house has just completed a total exterior and interior renovation and design and is like new. Ideal for 2 families with or without children or a group of friends. Inside you will find the gorgeous kitchen and living areas. Granite counter tops, new cabinetry, pantry, large laundry room on main floor. The house is very light and happy with ocean views from both floors and spacious porches. Each porch has rockers and spectacular ocean and beach views. First floor kitchen and living area plus multipurpose room with twin over twin bunks plus a leather queen sofa bed and full bathroom. Second floor has two more large bedrooms with Queen beds, sitting areas, private porch and full bathroom. Crow's nest on next level has two twin beds. This area will accommodate small children through teens. There are luxurious linens on all the beds. Towels are provided also. The home has high speed wireless internet connection and cable TV as well as free local phone service. Large Flat-screen TV in downstairs living room and flat-screen TV's in both queen bedrooms on second floor. You have a 2 car carport with a private hot water shower under the house. Great for showering after the pool or beach. There are gas and charcoal grills for your convenience. The house has ceiling fans throughout and is neat and very clean. No dogs for short term rentals please. Maximum of 6 adults. All rates exclude, Cleaning fee, taxes and vehicle gate fees. Cleaning fee is $125.00. One vehicle gate fee is included in the quote. Each additional vehicle pass is $12 per day with a maximum of $60 per week. No smoking, please.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 Years or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No pets please for short term rentals...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    suitable for young children through teens...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

    Twin over Twin plus queen sleeper...moreless

  • House is ideally set up for 4-5 adults with children. A maximum of 6 adults is allowed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • What to bring: Please bring your own beach towels and wash cloths for makeup removal, toilet paper, napkins, paper towels, trash bags, dish soap, laundry detergent, coffee filters, etc. We suggest you buy groceries before you check in. There are two grocery stores (Publix and Food Lion ) on Lady's Island that you pass on the way to Harbor Island. ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Bar seats 4; table seats 4;bistro table seats 2...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:


  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath Towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


Write a review 4.9
from 29 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Aug 13 - Oct 28, 2016
3 night min stay
Oct 29 - Mar 17, 2017
3 night min stay
Spring 2017
Mar 18 - May 19, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer 2017
May 20 - Aug 18, 2017
5 night min stay
Fall 2017
Aug 19 - Oct 27, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Security Gate fee 1 car $60
  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Tax Rate 13%


Maximum of 6 adults; one vehicle pass is included in the quote. Please let owner know as soon as possible how many vehicle passes will be needed . Additional vehicle passes are $60.00 for weekly stay each;

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/11/2016
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Lady's Island Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Fripp Island
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 21
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Shrimp Shack
Saint Helena Island, SC, USA
Nearest Beach
Harbor Island Beach

Car: Recommended

Great Seafood restaurants nearby as well as Hunting Island State Park and lighthouse.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Jane and Clyde live on nearby Lady's Island, SC and love spending time on the local waterways and beaches.

Why the Owner Chose Saint Helena Island, SC, USA:
The location of this property sold us! It is truly steps from the pool and the short walkway to the beach. The views from the house are breathtaking all year long.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
12 Shipwatch is such a great location and central to all the Harbor Island amenities. You can walk everywhere! You never have to move your car.

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • View from the porches

    View from the porches

  • Walkway to the Beach

    Walkway to the Beach

  • Fun in the sun at Harbor Island.

    Fun in the sun at Harbor Island.

  • Living and Dining Area

    Living and Dining Area

  • New Kitchen

    New Kitchen

  • Bistro Dining

    Bistro Dining

  • Queen sofa and computer desk

    Queen sofa and computer desk

  • Sitting Area of Bedroom 1

    Sitting Area of Bedroom 1

  • Sitting area in Bedroom 2

    Sitting area in Bedroom 2

  • Crows Nest - Bedroom 4

    Crows Nest - Bedroom 4

  • Beach and Racket Club Pool

    Beach and Racket Club Pool

  • Harbor Sky

    Harbor Sky

  • 12 Shipwatch

    12 Shipwatch

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Breakfast Area

    Breakfast Area

  • Living and Dining

    Living and Dining

  • Bedroom 3 is a multipurpose room

    Bedroom 3 is a multipurpose room

  • Bedroom 1 - Queen Bed

    Bedroom 1 - Queen Bed

  • Bedroom 2 - Queen Bed

    Bedroom 2 - Queen Bed

  • Upstairs Bathroom

    Upstairs Bathroom

  • Beach Club Pool

    Beach Club Pool

  • Playground and Volley Ball Court at Beach Club

    Playground and Volley Ball Court at Beach Club

  • Harbor Island at Sunset

    Harbor Island at Sunset

VRBO #491294

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, October 22, 2016

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Walkway to Ocean at Front Door - Luxury 4 Bedroom House

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