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Perfect for families or couples golf getaway, close to beach, park, bike tra

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Create your own Kiawah memories

Get ready for your perfect beach vacation in our comfortable, family friendly home! Recently renovated, our 4/4 bed/bath private home has open living area, fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops, breakfast bar, additional prep sink and beverage refrigerator. Cathedral ceilings and skylights keep the home light and airy. On the main level there is also a master bedroom suite with king bed sitting area, bath of natural stone with dual sinks and luxurious shower as well as two additional bedrooms, with private baths, one with a queen bed, the other with twin beds. Upstairs is the fourth bedroom (another master with sitting area and queen bed), bathroom and spacious loft with game table, tv and two day beds with trundles; perfect for the kids. A crib and high chair is available for little ones. Enjoy the large screened porch with dining for 8 and a casual seating area to read, watch the deer meander through the backyard or listen to the ocean as the tide rolls in. Better yet, head to Kiawah's magnificent beach a short 4 minute walk away. We have beach chairs, a wagon to take everything back and forth and a wonderful private outside shower for sandy feet and anyone who enjoys showering al fresco. It is also only a short distance to Night Heron Park with its soccer, basketball, playground and Nature Center. Freshfields, with shopping and entertainment is a fun bike ride or short car ride away, as is Bohicket Marina with with shops, restaurants, fishing and unforgettable sunsets! Ah, those lazy days of summer....


Owner
Kathy Guy
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Kathy Guy

We live in Atlanta as do our three married daughters and 6 grandchildren. Golf, biking, tennis, swimming and the beach are a top priority for all of us, from oldest to youngest

Kathy Guy purchased this house in 2002

Why Kathy Guy chose Kiawah Island

We have vacationed at Kiawah since moving to Atlanta from the Northeast and our girls were little so when we decided to buy a beach house, Kiawah was the place! We wanted our grandchildren to experience all the fun and wonder that is Kiawah....the freedom to bike the island, wander the beautiful beach, check out the dolphins, alligators, deer, turtles, and yes, bobcats! Catch fish, amass a fantastic shell collection, conquer the ocean, make sand castles, be a kid...

Guestbook comments from the owner

"just a quick note to say THANK YOU for EVERYTHING!!! We truly had a wonderful stay at Kiawah. Your home was most accommodating for all of us. It's a gem, because the design is perfect with enough space and privacy for a group. I was wondering how that was going to work between my 20 year olds and my parents in their 70's! That could have been a recipe for major stress, but things could not have worked out any better. We ALL were very comfortable and completely thrilled. I am already planning a return trip. I will keep my eye on the VRBO calendar. Thanks again for sharing your beautiful home."
Mar 2015
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Amenities

West Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Private outside shower - shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • One king, one queen and two twins on main level, one queen, crib, two daybeds and two trundles upstairs.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Perfect for families or couples golf getaway, close to beach, park, bike tra
average rating of 4.975 based on 41 reviews
Tyler, TX
5

Perfect for Family Togetherness

  • 5 of 5

We were returning to Kiawah after a hiatus of about 10 years with anticipation of reliving fond memories in a relaxed atmosphere. We were not disappointed! I was a little unsure as to how our crew of 3 families with a single adult, two children and a 1 year old who had never been together under one roof would get along, but much to my delight, the house provided the perfect blend of private spaces and a gathering area for us to be together. The kids, who had never been in a two story house loved the loft upstairs with mom and dad's retreat adjoining. We had a mini-crisis to start, with concern that the 1-year old who was used to his own space would not be able to sleep in the same room with mom and dad. But that was solved by putting the family in the Master bedroom that had a closet big enough to function as a nursery. We were prepared ahead of time with an allen wrench set for bicycle adjustments which we used to disassemble the crib upstairs and move it into junior's new digs in the master suite. Having private access to a bathroom (which all of the five sleeping spaces do) was super convenient. The combined dining/living area open to the kitchen always felt comfortable and accommodating, never crowded. The separate cooler for drinks was very handy. We had some heavy rainfall at night and the screened in porch adjoining the main living area was a very pleasant place to relax and enjoy the weather. When we were initially considering places to stay, we considered some fancier places. After staying here we realized that this home away from home was just right for us. Fancier digs would not have added anything the enjoyment we had together. The house is on a short dead-end street and although houses appear close together, it never impacted your sense of having your own private retreat. We were so glad to be so close to the beach (a short walk or bike ride down a paved trail). It gave us the freedom of just getting up to take a short dip in the ocean without having to feel like you had to hassle with packing things for an extended stay at a distance from home base. Hot water in the outside shower was nice for rinsing off the beach sand and salt water. Bike trails that will take you all over the island were a highlight for us. We never got to see the whole island even though we went on excursion hours in length. I recommend that you get a map of the island that shows the trails (there was one at the house for us). We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Family House! Great location!

  • 5 of 5

This Kiawah home was absolutely perfect for our family vacation. We loved just about everything during our one week stay.

The house is huge and perfect for multiple groups or a few families staying together. We had the kids upstairs, which had two twin beds and a queen and a shared bathroom. All three bedrooms downstairs have their own bathroom as well. It was great because we could put the kids down and hangout just the adults downstairs. One minor critique was I felt the master bedroom could probably use a new mattress. It seemed a little worn.

We cooked most our meals at the house and the kitchen was fully stocked. It had every bowl, tool, etc I needed which was great!

The location is GREAT! It is probably a 4-5 minute walk. My 22 month old was able to walk it just to give you an idea how close it is. (While he loved walking it, the wagon at the house was also used!)

The house also comes stocked with stuff for kids. We loved having a crib, beach toys and a wagon. It rained quite a bit during our stay and we were able to play some of the board games as well. One thing to note - the house has lots of beach chairs but they were not the best quality. It was fine for us because we had four adults but if you had more than four adults, not everyone would have a good beach chair. It probably would be worth renting some better chairs.

We loved the screened in porch. We used it for every meal and enjoy listening to the birds and even seeing some deer. There are herbs and flowers growing in the backyard, which are also very nice.

The house is super close to the island entrance so you can bike to all the main attractions. We biked to Freshfields, the Straw Market, Night Heron Park and the Sanctuary. The house is a stone throw away from the bike path.

Finally, Kathy was absolutely great to work with. She was so responsive and kind. Our flight changed and I asked if we could have an earlier check in. She chatted with the cleaning crew and since we went during off season, they were able to accommodate. So appreciated!! She even offered us an extra complimentary night because we were hit with so much rain during our stay. (We were so bummed we couldn't change our flight to take her up on her offer!)

All in all, Kiawah is one of my favorite places in the world and this house was a perfect place for our family to stay. I hope to be back next year!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mooresville, NC
5

Great house in great location!

  • 5 of 5

We have been going to Kiawah for 14 years and have always preferred the West Beach end of the island for it's ease of on and off the island as well as it's proximity to the beach and Night Heron amenities. This house has a great layout - with plenty of room for our party of 4 adults and 6 teens to spread out. It is a super easy walk or bike ride to the beach and having the chairs and beach equipment to borrow was a huge plus! Kitchen is well equipped as well. Will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Kiawah - The perfect place for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been vacationing in Kiawah for 20+ years. This was the first time staying in this home and we can't wait to go back in 2017!! We've stayed in a variety of different homes but hands down this was our favorite! It was perfect for us to be able to have our 2 sons and their families join us with our grandchildren. The home is spacious and very well kept. The great room upstairs with 2 trundle beds was perfect for our 4 granddaughters! Plenty of bathrooms and living space. Normally we have to rent some items to accomodate an infant, but this home is also equipped with a crib, high chair and a stroller which was awesome for our infant grandson. The location is perfect with just a short walk to the beach. Staying here made our vacation one of the best we've had in Kiawah!! The owners are wonderful to work with and respond very quickly.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our combined families

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time saying in this home. It worked well for the group that we had. Over the years, our 2 families have vacationed at Kiawah Island together several times. This home worked perfectly as our now adult children have started families of their own.

Plenty of bed space and bathrooms for 12 people. Kitchen was well-equipped. Location was perfect. We could easily take our 1 yr old granddaughter to the beach in the morning, back to the house lunch and a quick nap, then back to the beach for afternoon fun. The outdoor shower was particularly helpful in rinsing off sand.

If our schedules align again, we hope to visit again! Kathy was FABULOUS to work with and quickly answered any and all questions (even the silly ones). Thank you for sharing your lovely home.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lincolnton, NC
5

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd time staying in this home. We love the layout and the kids enjoy the 2nd floor open room with trundle beds, TV and table. It is a short walk or bike ride to the beach. Great for families and friends! The owners are wonderful to work with and respond quickly.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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If you can bear to leave the activities at Kiawah, Charleston is a must! The city is divine, from the fun and entertaining carriage rides, walking tours, shopping, historical sites, the battery and harbor to the fabulous restaurants...you will never run out of things to see and do. Or hit one of the many historical plantations in the surrounding area for a change of pace!

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Rates & Availability

West Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Late summer
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
Fall
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

fee $85
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates Re subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Check with owner for holiday (Thanksgiving, Christmas) rates. Damage protection policy for $59. purchases $1500 in coverage or $500 refundable security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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