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Daufuskie Family Haven


Last updated: 08/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Most importantly, Daufuskie is an island with NO BRIDGE!!! You can only get to Daufuskie by boat, and NO CARS are allowed on the ferry. (visit Contact us today to make sure and secure the dates you need. Melrose Beach Club pool facility privileges included for all our renters and large discounts for ALL house guests at the Melrose Golf facility.
New in 2017, the minimum rental period in-season (May-Sept) is 5 nights. We are presently accepting weekly and monthly rental requests for 2017. Make sure you reserve your favorite summer weeks today.
This 5 bedroom Low Country home features full private baths for every bedroom, (includes 2 master on the first floor and one on the second floor), comfortably sleeps 12, large Carolina room and gourmet kitchen for family dinners at the extra-large dining room table. A 2 minute walk brings you to one of the most pristine, deserted beaches on the Eastern Atlantic Coastline. Step out the back door, and you're at the tee box to the 15th hole of the Jack Nicklaus' designed Melrose Golf Course. The Melrose on the Beach Resort is open in-season with the Melrose Beach Club Restaurant serving up some of the most delicious food on the island all year long. The Melrose Golf Course is open Tuesday through Sunday. The Bloody Point Golf Course and Eagles' Nest restaurant are just down the street. Freeport Marina offers great entertainment and food options while enjoying sunsets over the Cooper River. And of course no trip to Daufuskie is complete without a night out at Marshside Mama's. The natural beauty and serenity of the island is unparalleled, and there is no better place for a family to reconnect and unwind. Enjoy!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    second floor, private bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    first floor master suite, room for crib...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    trundled twins, private bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    upstairs master suite, jacuzzi tub, steam shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    queen bed, private bath...moreless

  • there is also a second floor 'library' with a pullout couch that sleeps two. Also, an aero bed is supplied as well. Cribs are available...please ask rental agent for details....moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    first floor master suite bathroom with walkin closet...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    first floor powder room...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    2nd floor master suite bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet, combination tub/shower



  • Stereo
  • Television:

    DIRECT TV included. tv's in living room, den, master suite, second floor master, and 2 of the other 3 bedrooms...moreless

  • Toys:

    beach toys, and some toys for girls, some sporting equipment (golf clubs, tennis racquets) kites, fishing equipment...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Ocean View
  • Resort

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    CENTRAL, TWO ZONES...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:


  • Garage:

    always keep your golf cart case of rain!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    CENTRAL, TWO ZONES...moreless

  • Internet:

    FREE WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:


  • Parking:

    Cars are not allowed on Daufuskie, but there is parking for your car at the boat embarkation....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Always coffee on hand as well, and filters are always at the house, too!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    extremely well stocked, enough plates and glasses for a small army!...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items:

    always on premises: salt & pepper, various spices, cooking oil, coffee, tea, vinegar, sugar, sweeteners, soaps, Brita water filter...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    extra large GE monogram frig. Easily holds food for the entire week. Ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    second floor. open air....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    available from the owner with a security deposit....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    very large screened in porch, small front porch with two rocking chairs, large outdoor terrace on second floor....moreless

  • Golf:

    Melrose Golf Course, Bloody Point Golf Course...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The golf course is your back yard. TERRIFIC, private out-door shower, perfect after a long day at the beach....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Brand new in August of 2013 Weber Spirit, propane from in ground tank so never a worry....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Melrose on the Beach has two well-groomed har-tru courts...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Melrose on the Beach has a lovely pool. Weekly family memberships available. Ask your rental agent....moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    at Melrose on the Beach. Please check hours....moreless



Write a review 4.7
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov-mid Dec
Nov 1 - Dec 20, 2016
3 night min stay
$2,750 $5,000
Holiday 2016
Dec 21 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
Early 2017
Jan 3 - Feb 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$2,100 $4,200
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$4,000 $12,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $250
  • Taxes Not included


Minimum rental period during peak season (May-September) is 5 nights or $3,000 minimum.

Please contact us with any off-season pricing questions or inquiries! thanks...

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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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2 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilton Head Regional Airport, Sav. INternational
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Melrose on the Beach
0.3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Freeport Marina
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Melrose Golf Course
35 Miles
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Melrose Beach Club
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Driftwood Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Daufuskie Island is ONLY REACHABLE BY BOAT. You can NOT bring your car to the island. Golf cart rentals are available.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2001

About: We built this home specifically to fill the needs of our LARGE extended family...and it hasn't let us down since. We've had weddings at the house, graduation parties, senior year get-aways, 80th birthday parties, family reunions, corporate golf outings....Daufuskie Island never disappoints. We hope you'll experience and enjoy Daufuskie with your family - extended or otherwise - in the near future.

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Speaks: english



  • Daufuskie Family Haven

    Daufuskie Family Haven

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Den off the kitchen

    Den off the kitchen

  • trundle bed bedroom on second floor

    trundle bed bedroom on second floor

  • views from porch north across the 15th and 14th fairways

    views from porch north across the 15th and 14th fairways

  • the dining area looking into the kitchen. Screened in porch on left.

    the dining area looking into the kitchen. Screened in porch on left.

  • Kitchen, dining area, and living room. Screened in porch on right.

    Kitchen, dining area, and living room. Screened in porch on right.

  • screened in porch runs length of house. golf course and water views

    screened in porch runs length of house. golf course and water views

  • Master suite on first floor

    Master suite on first floor

VRBO #493318

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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