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Beachfront Penthouse, 3 BR With direct beach access

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 BR / 3 Bath beachfront Penthouse Condo sleeps 6 - 8

Located on the Bloody Point Resort of Daufuskie Island, this condo has 3 large bedrooms, each with its own bathroom. 2 of the bedrooms are master suites with kingsize beds. Each of the master bathrooms has a full size tub, separate shower and double sinks. One of the master bathrooms has a whirlpool tub. The 3rd bedroom has a queen size bed and the bathroom has a large shower. The living area has a sofa with a pull-out bed with a comfort foam topper.

Daufuskie is an island oasis. Accessable via ferry boat - no cars.

There is a flatscreen television, and DVD player in each of the bedrooms as well as the living area. The condo is fully equipped with linens, dishes, cookware, and kitchen electronics for a party of 8. There is also a nice supply of board games and books.

The kitchen has stainless steel appliances including a dishwasher, microwave and convection ovens. New refrigerator with filtered water dispenser. There is a laundry room with full-size washer and dryer off of the kitchen. The unit has wi-fi and satellite TV.

Most of the condo, including master bedroom, have hardwood floors. The two back bedrooms are carpeted.

Stunning Views: There is a large covered porch at the entry facing the golf course. On the ocean side there is a full wrap-around balcony to enjoy the unobstructed beach views. There are ample lounge chairs and outdoor furniture to ensure a seat for everyone. Plus a small table to enjoy your morning coffee and ocean sunrise.

There are no connecting walls to other units on this top floor, elevator accessible, penthouse unit, so you will not hear noise from neighbors in adjoining units.

The large outdoor swimming pool is on the ground floor and comes complete with poolside lounge chairs, outdoor grills and showers. Exit the pool gate to the private walkway to the beach.

Tall trees surround the non-ocean side of the unit providing an additional beautiful view. Golf carts are used as the primary transportation around the Island, and are parked in the lot that is complete with charging stations. Carts can be rented from local providers.

There are 3 additional restaurants on the Island - Lucy Bells, Marshside Mama's, and the Daufuskie Crab Company.

To access the island from the mainland:

The new Daufuskie Island Ferry Service runs from Buckingham Landing (35 Fording Island Road Exd, Hilton Head 29926) to and from Daufuskie Island. Rates are reasonable and reliable service on a fixed schedule. Free parking and children 5 and under are free. See http://www.DaufuskieIslandFerry.com for details.

There is a small general store at the BP Resort and another on the other side of the island for essentials, however it is recommended that you bring most of your food from the mainland or order grocery delivery.

There is a wonderful chapel on the island that holds interdenominational services each Sunday. There are various activities throughout the year including farmer's markets, oyster roasts, 4th of July celebrations, and New Year's eve parties. Horse back riding is available for all ages. The biggest treasure on the island is probably the beach. It is a 3 mile pristine expanse of sand, water, shells, and wildlife. Don't worry about finding a place to sit - the beach is never crowded and often you may be the only one on the beach. Enjoy swimming, surf fishing, watching the wildlife, or collecting shells. Watch for playful dolphins. Search for Civil War and Indian relics, as was shown when Daufuskie was recently featured on the National Geographic channel. Learn about the Gullah culture and cooking at the local museum.

More Details

Property Manager
Terry & Chris
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Terry & Chris

Terry and Chris King live in the Washington DC area and have been married for 42 years. They have 3 children and 2 grandchildren. Both have recently retired.

Terry & Chris purchased this condo in 2005

Why Terry & Chris chose Off Island Areas

Daufuskie Island is a respite from the hectic lifestyle of DC. The whole King family, including our large extended family (13 siblings and families), has fallen in love with the island. After vacationing on Hilton Head for many years, we decided to explore Daufuskie and were attracted to this non-commercial, no traffic, open spaces and eco friendly heaven.

What makes this condo unique

The view from the condo at Sandy Lane is breathtaking. We had stayed at oceanfront resorts previously but in addition to the ocean, we usually saw lots of towels, vendors, and crowds of people. The focus here is the beautiful ocean. We also fell in love with the island hospitality. It's different here than on Hilton Head. People remember you and you know the same staff year after year - the restaurant workers, the ferry drivers, the resort staff. Plus, Daufuskie is the setting for the classic book 'The Water is Wide' by Pat Conroy, which was always one of my favorites. The Gullah history of the island is very interesting and you feel so close to it here. You won't find a crowded boardwalk, or lots of noise, or traffic. You feel very close to nature with the ocean and the trees. Most of the Island is wooded. Seeing the stars on a clear night is truly spectacular. Where can you see not only the popular constellations, but also the Milky Way? Make sure to install the stargazing app on your phone or tablet. The family golfers are estatic about coming to Daufuskie. The newly renovated Bloody Point course is spectacular.

Our grandchilden never consider turning on the TV when they are in Daufuskie. Between the beach, the pool, horseback riding, and going for ice cream, they keep everyone hopping. Our teenagers and young adults love jogging on the beach, playing tennis, going on golf cart expeditions, and spending time at nights at the local restaurants to listen to the bands. When you spend a week on Daufuskie, you feel like you've had a vacation from the hustle and bustle of the fast world. The typical first time vacationer to Daufuskie usually leaves wondering why they didn't know about it earlier and look forward to returning.

Map

Marshside Mama's Cafe
MELROSE ON THE BEACH CLUB AND BAR
Old Daufuskie Crab Company Restaurant
Bloody Point Golf Club & Beach Resort
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Savannah Hilton Head International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Eagle's Nest
Nearest Ferry
0.8 Miles
Bloody Point
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Bloody Point Golf Course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Savannah, GA
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
I95
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Eagle's Nest
Nearest Beach
Sandy Lane Beach
Car: not necessary

The condo is located on beautiful and secluded Daufuskie Island. Access to the island via passenger ferry- no cars. Most visitors get around via bicycles and golf carts.

Our condo is located right on the serene 3 mile uncrowded beach. It's perfect for families with children, joggers and walkers, shell collectors and beach lovers in general. Ride your golf cart around the island to find Civil War ruins, Indian artifacts and explore local museums and historical landmarks. Visit the quaint artisan shops for jewelry, rustic sculptures, pottery, and t-shirts. Play golf and tennis at the Blood Point Resort with full membership privileges ($29 for 18 holes per golfer for 2 golfers). Stargaze at night from the balcony of the condo while listening to the ocean waves, away from city lights and noise. Swim in the well-maintained pool or cook on the poolside grills. If you can manage to leave the glorious island, take the water taxi to enjoy a day of sightseeing or shopping in Savannah.

Amenities

Daufuskie Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Clothes Washing Machine: Shake out all sand from beachwear and towels prior to washing. The water pump will clog from small amounts of sand.
  • We have six beach towels and beach chairs for your use. Don’t leave them unattended on the beach. And shake sand off before bringing into our home.
  • We have a good supply of premium bath towels and bed linens. Don’t remove them from our unit. Use the our beach towels when at the pool and beach.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • The pullout couch in family room sleeps and additional two. There is a foam topper available for extra comfort.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Suggest renting a golf cart for island exploring. Check renter's information packet for details.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beachfront Penthouse, 3 BR With direct beach access
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
Atlanta, Georgia/ USA
5

Unreal Vacation on Daufuskie!

  • 5 of 5

This island is a hidden gem for all those who enjoy escaping the crowded beaches of the south. Kind of like stepping back in time when things moved a little slower.

The condo is fabulous! Three big bedrooms with large bathrooms. The view from the deck is amazing. Krissy and the Kings were super attentive to any question we had. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We loved having you.
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful condo. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We enjoyed having you as our guest.
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5

BEAUTIFUL

  • 5 of 5

Weather was wonderful. The apartment was great, well furnished. Enjoyed the glider on the balcony very much. Had an awesome time!! Hope to come again.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. We enjoyed having you. Terry
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4

Spacious condo, very comfortable and laid-back

  • 4 of 5

Our family of four enjoyed a few days at this beach house for the end of summer. The property has a wonderful view of the ocean and is very private, only one other condo in view. The bedrooms and main room are large and the kitchen had everything we needed. Great showers, great beds, and nice pool for the development. Very clean and a maintenance person came right away when we had a minor issue. The Kings provided excellent info about the island. You need to make arrangements for transfers and getting around, but all were easy to do. No grocery stores on the island - we brought coolers and groceries on the ferry - easy. We enjoyed using the golf cart to visit the restaurants on the island, especially Marshside Mammas. This is a great spot for a laid back, slow paced vacation. We enjoyed it!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

Sandy Lane 1401 is absolutely perfect. The view is beautiful. One morning there was a doe and fawn we watched from the balcony in the wooded area near the beach. Inside there is plenty of room for a big family. All the bedrooms are spacious. The huge family area has the perfect view and is adjoined to a huge open dining area. The pool is great, not crowded at all. The beach is so quiet and beautiful. Daufuskie is the most relaxing place I've ever been in vacation. There's not much at all to do on Daufuskie but thats what made it perfect. We didn't really try the restaurants, feeding our big family can be expensive so I planned and prepped ahead the foods we would want to eat out while at at the beach and took it with us. It took tons of planning ahead but was worth it. I'm so glad I did, it could get really expensive eating out there. The kitchen and appliances is great for cooking. I adored the husband and wife at Silver Dew pottery they are precious, watching him make pottery was awesome. I just love my handspun coffee mug I purchased from them. Wi-Fi is slow, we had trouble with it but managed to get by. I had great communication with the owners and property manager. Our family cannot wait to go back to this hidden perfect vacation paradise.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property right on the ocean with fabulous pool!

  • 5 of 5

The place was very beautiful....exactly as described on the website! Definitely would stay here again. Fell in love with the island. Owners were quick to reply and very helpful!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Appreciate you kind review. We loved having you as our guest. Look forward to seeing you around our beautiful island. Terry
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175

1. Small dogs (35 lbs max) are allowed for an addition pet fee of $125 per dog.
2. Golf carts are not provide by us.
3. Ferry service is not included. See http://www.daufuskieislandferry.com
4. $150 cancellation fee.
5. $175 cleaning fee

A list of service providers will be provide with rental agreement.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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