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Newly Renovated Main Sail 3 bedroom, direct Harbour front

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

Gorgeous views from this 2500 sq ft. villa. 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, the largest outdoor terrace in any villa complex. Part of the terrace is screened and the rest is open with lots of seating and outdoor dining space, new kitchen cabinets, quartz countertops and all new appliances, all new wood flooring, ( no dirty carpets) perfect for those with allergies! new bedding, TV's in every room, spectacular harbor views, walk to all the amenities of this Mediterranean style village, take the complimentary dunes buggy, bike, or drive to the beach which is just a few minutes away. Pool, spa, covered parking. Master #1 has a new tempurpedic king mattress, Master #2 has 2 full beds, bedroom #3 has a queen bed. Each bedroom has a separate bath with showers and jacuzzi tubs.


Shelter Cove Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 1. upon departure please put sheets and towels in the laundry and start the laundry 2. take garbage to the end of the hallway to the trash chute
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • All 3 bathrooms have a Jacuzzi tub and showers
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 1.Master with King tempurpedic mattress, private bath, two sinks, whirlpool tub and separate shower. Sliding doors to screened porch overlooking harbor 2. 2nd Master with two full beds, private bath with 2 sinks, Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. sliding doors to private balcony and door to larger balcony all overlooking the harbor 3. Bedroom with private bath, Jacuzzi tub, shower, queen bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The villa has all new wood flooring. There are no carpets, no smoke Perfect for those with allergies.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Newly Renovated Main Sail 3 bedroom, direct Harbour front
average rating of 4.9 based on 21 reviews

Gorgeous view

  • 5 of 5

Huge apartment with expansive views - gorgeous decor and two huge porches! Walk to the French bakery for breakfast- and the waterfront restaurants for dinner. We loved it and you will too!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbus, Ohio

Perfect Property

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding property and owner! A very well kept and clean condo in an incredible, peaceful area. In a week of uncertainty due to Hurricane Irma, the owner was concerned about us and offered great advice. I would not hesitate to rent this property again!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Beautiful condo in great location

  • 4 of 5

This condo is as lovely as the pictures. The view from the two decks (one screened in) is beautiful. We enjoyed watching the various water craft leave for the day and it was so handy to be able to walk downstairs and straight over to the Backwater Cat Boats for our tour (very fun). We traveled with our two adult children and their significant others and the bedroom layout, each with their own bathrooms, was perfect. One small issue is that the beds in the two guest bedrooms are listed as Queen sized, but they are clearly doubles. We had two very tall men staying in these rooms and it wasn't ideal. Other than that, our stay couldn't have been better. The condo is surrounded by a wide variety of delicious restaurants all within walking distance. There is a grocery store minutes away, and it's close to all of the activities you care to enjoy.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed our villa. I did go and check the description of the bedding and it does state that the 2nd master has 2 full beds. I hope you will be back. "Pool, spa, covered parking. Master #1 has a new tempurpedic king mattress, Master #2 has 2 full beds, bedroom #3 has a queen bed. "
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Sandy Utah

Property was perfect for our needs. Owner great to work with

  • 5 of 5

Great time love this area and this property was very nice, clean and perfect for three couples.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Luxurious accommodations & a beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, two teenage children, and I all agreed: This was the nicest place we've ever stayed in while on vacation (our first trip to Hilton Head). Kids loved having their own "suites," the kitchen was very well-equipped, and the outdoor spaces for dining and lounging were perfect. We enjoyed gazing at the beautiful boats, walking and dining along the harbor, bike (+ watercraft) rental just steps away, and nightly dips in the hot tub.

Instructions for the DVD player would have been helpful, as we could not figure it out, and there were lots of movies available, but we didn't have trouble coming up with other options of things to do.

All in all, we had a great spring break, and staying at this condo was the icing on the cake!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic getaway in a condo fit for the most discriminating traveler

  • 5 of 5

Location was perfect, overlooking the harbor at Shelter Cove and where you can enjoy beautiful sunsets. Quiet, private but with access to everything you need; from walking to shopping to boating to fantastic restaurants. The unit was immaculate, equipped with everything you need. Our month zipped by, but we inhaled the surroundings and enjoyed every minute. Will definitely recommend it, already have, and will plan to go back soon.

Ken & Donna

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Pat Crews
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Pat Crews

Patty Crews is a real estate broker with Charter One Realty. Her husband, Tom Crews is an architect. Patty grew up in Bethlehem, Pa. and went to Moravian College and Lehigh University. She also lived in Cumberland Md and Savannah GA. Tom grew up in Oakridge Tennessee and studied architecture at the University of Tennessee. They live in Windmill Harbour , Hilton Head, SC.

Pat Crews purchased this villa in 2013

Why Pat Crews chose Shelter Cove

We had previously owned a Main Sail and sold it to buy a house. We missed owning in this complex and bought this one to be certain we would always own a property in this fabulous, exciting, area. We have had villa newly painted, replaced all carpets with wood floors, put in new furnishings. The kitchen has all new cabinets that go up to the ceiling with white quartz countertops and all new stainless steel appliances . The view from the villa is just beautiful. The villa is in beautiful condition.

What makes this villa unique

It is all about the view! The three bedroom model has the largest balcony and porch out of all the villa complexes on the island. In this climate you are living outdoors most of the time. There is always something going on in Shelter Cove. The beach is minutes away and is beautiful, but it is the harbor that comes alive later in the day. You have great restaurants, entertainment and shops all within walking distance. The pool is heated and is simply the best I have seen in Hilton Head. There is covered parking in the parking garage. The complex is gated and the security guards ride around in their golf carts. The area is very safe and you are free to walk on the well lighted harbor at any time.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The Nielsens were great guests. They really took care of the villa. They will always be welcome to stay at Main Sail. Patty Crews
Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Hilton Head Island
Nearest Barpub
Shelter Cove Harbour
Nearest Ferry
at villa
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Palmetto Dunes
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Hwy 278
Nearest Restaurant
Shelter Cove Harbour
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Palmetto Dunes
Car: not necessary

One of the finest resort destinations in the world, Palmetto Dunes/Shelter Cove is located at the heart of Hilton Head Island. Its 2000 acres, nestled on 3 miles of Atlantic Ocean beachfront, provide the perfect venue for 3 world class golf courses, an award winning tennis center and an 11 mile lagoon that invites guests in kayaks and canoes to share a pristine, natural environment with 40 species of birds and fish. Ever since it was envisioned as an ecologically friendly beach and harbour resort destination, Palmetto Dunes/ Shelter Cove has been winning accolades for the scope, beauty and quality of its activities and amenities. Readers of Conde Nast Traveler have named Palmetto Dunes/ shelter Cove one of the top 50 mainland resorts in the U.S. Vacationers never run out of things to do at this beautiful, 2000 acre locale. Whether you enjoy teeing off on three championship golf courses, exploring 50 miles of pave island pathways by bike, paddling along an 11 mile lagoon network, enjoying a surfing lesson, or beachcombing along 3 miles of pristine beaches, we offer more vacation activities than any other beach resort in the southeast. At your fingertips we offer world class tennis, surfing, fishing, shopping, dining fun for the kids, championship golf, nature, wildlife, breath taking views and on and on. Travel and Leisure Family rate us as the #1 Family Resort in the United State and Canada. Maybe it’s your first glimpse into this lush paradise—a world filled with palm trees and beach chairs, spacious expanses of immaculately manicured golf courses and tennis courts, a marina which plays host to boutiques, waterfront restaurants and the occasional pelican or dolphin. Throw in a dash of southern charm from the locals and a year-round balmy climate and you’ll know why “paradise” is the perfect descriptive.

In a way, Palmetto Dunes has two “front yards.” There is Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort with its three miles of beach and the drama of the Atlantic Ocean. The other “front yard” is the wide expanse of Broad Creek and the waters that wash through the harbour. In the summer, five nights a week, hundreds of families gather to enjoy entertainer Shannon Tanner’s family-friendly show.

On Tuesday evenings, however, at sundown, thousands of people gather at Shelter Cove Harbour, at the community park, and in boats on the water to enjoy a fireworks display that is truly a celebration of not just Palmetto Dunes, but of the island itself. Whether an island visitor or resident, it seems like a spontaneous festival of life.

Every conceivable water sport can be enjoyed in the 15.5 acre marina of Shelter Cove, from deep sea fishing and inshore fishing charters to sport crabbing, sail and power boat rentals, sightseeing and nature excursions and dinner cruises. You also have waterfront shopping and dining, a wide array of specialty shops, quaint bistros, fine dining establishments , family-related and seasonal activities including Harbour Fest and a towering12 foot bronze statue of Neptune. This larger than life sundial serves as an iconic symbol of Shelter Cove Harbour at Palmetto Dunes and is hailed as the world's largest sundial. While on the harbor take advantage of specialized instruction for surf casting, fly fishing, kayaking, surfing, sport crabbing , and more.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

no smoking

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.