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Relaxing Cottage in Picturesque Setting with Water Views

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

This quiet private cottage has all of the comforts of home but is close to everything...

The White House is situated on a 180 acre private plantation that has been family-owned since the 1890's & is located within the gates of Colleton River Plantation.* You will enjoy escaping it all as you enter the property down a winding country road beneath majestic live oaks.

Slated to be demolished on an adjoining plantation in the 1980's, The White House was saved and moved to its current location at Victoria Bluff Plantation. It has been remodeled and has all of the comforts of home. Enjoy tranquility surrounded by pasture, woods & lovely marsh views from your expansive porch where you can enjoy your morning coffee while watching the sunrise over Mackay's Creek.

Should you decide to venture out, beaches, golf & tennis on Hilton Head Island are just a short drive away, as is old town Bluffton. Or perhaps a day trip may be store to Historic Beaufort, Savannah or Charleston.

If you enjoy boating, there is ample space to store your boat or kayaks and take advantage of the numerous public boat landings in the area.

For those looking to get away from it all with the option of plenty to do, The White House is the perfect fit.

*The amenities of Colleton River Plantation are reserved for members & their guests & not offered with this rental.

More Details

Owner
Rachael Cram
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Rachael Cram

My husband enjoyed growing up on the property along with our children. This is a special location and once you visit, you will understand why.

Why Rachael Cram chose South Carolina

This special property has been in the same family for generations. As the development of Colleton River Plantation came along, over 180 acres have been preserved by the family within the gates.

What makes this cottage unique

If you are looking for a property to get away from it all and just relax look no further !

Amenities

Colleton River Plantation Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.695652 based on 23 reviews
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Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

We came to the White House for a "girls getaway". The property is so beautiful and feels like a million years away from your worries. I have never stayed on such a property and it has definitely set the bar high for future trips.

The character of the house cannot be truly shown through the pictures...all the modern perks while stepping back in time. We were greeted with fresh flowers and a completely prepared house for a 4 day stay.

Just a tip...one of our phone gps routes (I-phone) kept sending us down Saw Mill Rd, which is a parallel route that enters the property through a side gate. This is a golf course entrance that is locked after dark. Disregard your gps if it sends you down Saw Mill and use the main entrance instead. Enjoy the peace and solitude of the house and the views.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming

  • 5 of 5

The home was very nice and equipped with everything you need. The setting is extremely peaceful with views of the marsh from the expansive porch on the back of the house. Very private and pastoral. Would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home and property. Well furnished!

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at the White House! Very peaceful and relaxing. The home is nicely furnished and spacious. The owners were very gracious and responsive! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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More rustic than anticipated

  • 2 of 5

Was not aware that no outside or beach items were provided for us. Says family friendly but we did not find any board or card games. Know that bugs are difficult to contain as we live in Florida but we saw numerous roaches in all rooms. Would have been nice to have access to a pool.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Leah, We are so sorry that our home wasn't what you expected. In our listing, we provide a description of what is offered with the property so our guests can plan accordingly for their visit. We are just a phone call away for our guests & I wish you would have called during your stay so we could have corrected any issues you were having. We appreciate your suggestion to offer board games & we will dispatch our pest control company to re-treat the property promptly.
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5

More than Spectacular

  • 5 of 5

The stay at the White House was better than I could ever have imagined. I was in the area on a working vacation and to have this truly lovely place to call home for a few days was wonderful. Sitting on the back porch into the night was so relaxing. The house is absolutely charming and beautifully appointed. I would love to stay longer next time.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad your stay was enjoyable & hope you will come back for another visit !
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5

Very nice, love older homes, might consider king bed with nice mattress in master.....

  • 5 of 5

we love colleton anyway, view and back porch are wonderful......

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 278
Nearest Beach
14 Miles
Hilton Head Island
Car: necessary

Close to Hilton Head & it's lovely beaches, shopping and restaurants. Historic Bluffton is a short drive and while you are there swing by the Bluffton Oyster Factory that has been in operation since 1899 and pick up some of the finest Oysters & Shrimp you will ever have. Enjoy bird watching & nature walks through many of the areas preserved lands. Or simply just relax on your porch watching the tide roll in & out surrounded by nature & live oaks. Bring your golf gear and take in a round on one of the areas numerous courses. If you enjoy tennis, several clubs in the area offer clinics & hourly court time.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $79

Cleaning fee included rental price

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Payments may be made by personal check or credit card for a 2.75% handling fee

Check in is 4:00pm
Checkout is 10:00 am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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