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Deluxe Ocean Villa - Beautiful Views - Elegant Accommodations

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Pamper yourself with a vacation at this luxurious beach villa. We take great care to provide everything you need for your stay - from beautiful, comfortable furnishings and a well-equipped kitchen with new appliances, to the small details that make renting more enjoyable, such as over 100 digital TV and music channels including HBO, ample and high quality toiletries, pantry necessities and laundry supplies. We specialize in flexible rental schedules including partial week rentals and mid-week check-in during the summer. Our goal is to provide a perfect beach vacation for those who appreciate the very best.

The master bedroom and the living room overlook the ocean from this second-floor villa. The guest bedroom has its own bathroom and can be closed off from the rest of the living space. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need to create a culinary masterpiece or to simply prepare and enjoy the fresh local seafood. The entire villa is tastefully decorated with upscale furniture including leather sofas, a formal glass dining table, beautiful bedroom suites and comfortable balcony furniture.

Relax and sip a glass of wine on the private balcony overlooking the ocean, swim in the villa complex's private pool, or take a long walk on Harbor Island's spectacular beach. You will also have free access to the beach club with its Olympic-size pool, fitness center, playground and tennis courts. While you will be tempted to never leave the island, the area has excellent recreational opportunities with several beautiful and challenging golf courses nearby, plentiful fishing, crabbing, and shrimping, as well as unique shopping opportunities in historic downtown Beaufort.

Harbor Island is a small gated community located near Fripp Island and Hunting Island State Park, surrounded by the ocean and Saint Helena Sound. Once you have discovered the unique beauty and privacy of Harbor Island, you will want to return every year.

VRBO now requires us to activate the instant quote feature, however, it does not accurately quote our flexible rate structure. Weekly, 3 night, and fee rates are shown below the review section. To receive other rates please submit a request to book.

Keywords: Beachfront, villa, condominium, vacation rental

More Details

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About The Owner

We are a professional couple from Charleston and we love to spend as much time as possible on the island. We are pleased to share our villa with guests who are looking for a beautiful and tranquil environment for relaxing at the beach. We have rented many properties at the beach ourselves over the years and understand what it takes to make a vacation convenient and trouble-free. We are proud to offer our guests amenities not usually found when renting through an agency - such as laundry products, paper towels and bath tissue, toiletries, basic spices and kitchen necessities and the like. We are also happy to help our guests plan their vacations by offering a detailed villa guide that outlines what can be found in the villa, as well as information on the local Beaufort and Sea Island area.

This is our only vacation property and we manage it ourselves, so we can give your vacation the attention it deserves. Because we do not book the property as heavily as others, we are able to ensure that the high quality of the furnishings and amenities are maintained. We are also happy to accommodate mid-week and partial week rental dates, even during the summer season.

The Owner purchased this villa in 2005

Why The Owner chose Saint Helena Island

After renting twice on Harbor Island, we fell in love with the peace and beauty of the island. It is very hard to find a beach in the Carolinas that is as large and uncrowded as Harbor Island and the Beaufort area retains its rural character even today.

What makes this villa unique

Harbor Island is a private residential beach community, not a resort. There is none of the hustle and bustle of nearby resort islands. There are relatively few condo units on the island, and our villa is located in the newest building. This is the only building on the island with villas on a single level, which makes it perfect for younger children and older folks alike. The building directly overlooks the water, with the large end of the beach at the end of the villa's boardwalk. In order to provide the highest quality accommodations, we allow a maximum of four people per rental party and visit the unit between each rental to replenish the supplies and ensure that all is in order for each guest.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful visit to your villa and to Harbor Island. We visited, explored Beaufort and ate a lot of good food. We were able to ignore the bad weather.

When we could see past the fog the view was fabulous! But most importantly; I've never felt so WELCOME at a beach rental. We've rented many beach homes over the years and never has anyone shared as you do with your renters. The welcome basket was just the beginning! Having the toiletries, the paper goods, the detergent to wash that one load of clothes, the spice to boil the shrimp.......I could go on. It was so nice to watch movies during the rain and the magazines and books were enjoyed too.

Thanks so very much!
Mar 2010
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Saint Helena Island Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Maximum cars = 2
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Height adjustable dual shower head, great for kids
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master overlooking ocean and dunes
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Can also be set up as twin beds
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
For your convenience, the villa comes with a range of amenities including: a well stocked pantry with many spices and condiments, paper and plastic products/wraps, charcoal, first aid items, beach towels, laundry supplies, a starter supply of coffee and soft drinks, bath supplies and high quality toiletries. We are happy to accommodate your needs for weekly rentals beginning on weekdays or for less than full week stays, even during the summer. Please see our guestbook for information on our flexible hurricane refund/reschedule policy.


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Deluxe Ocean Villa - Beautiful Views - Elegant Accommodations
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

wonderful anniversary getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Harbor Island - what an introduction. We had the best time and cannot wait to return.

This condo is well appointed and beautifully decorated. The views of the inlet from the master bedroom and balcony are amazing.

Harbor Island is a hidden gem - the birds, fish, and reptiles on the island really are amazing. You can find something new every day.

One nice feature is the owner's guidebook that explains everything about the condo and local area. It tells you about the condo, check in and check out hints, where to eat, possible things to do in the area and many other helpful ideas.

The kitchen is very well stocked with cookware, appliances, condiments, and a full sized washer/dryer combo. The bathrooms are spotless. The bedrooms were relaxing and comfortable.

You can tell the owners really care about their guests - it is like you are family. They even invite a call if you head up the road to Charleston for a day trip. They made everything easy - from reservation to checkout.

The people we ran into on the island were friendly and engaging. One gentleman gave a tour of his garden and a couple of families invited us over to see the baby alligators in one of the marsh areas closest to the condo.

We had carry out meals from the foolish frog and boondocks and recommend both.

The wireless internet was fast and reliable.

We are looking forward to staying here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your first trip to Harbor Island. It sounds like you took full advantage of the great things about Harbor and maybe even fell in love with it, like we did. Thank you for your kind words about our villa - we hope to welcome you back soon!
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Nova Scotia, Canada

Peace and pleasure in equal amounts!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is not exactly as described - it's even better! I've been a VRBO renter on several occasions and two continents and this is the best-equipped and thoughtfully arranged property yet. Such a pleasure to find charming extras like a welcome basket of treats, enough provisions for breakfast, and lots of good literature about the area. The owners were most helpful before and during our stay and went above and beyond what was expected. My love affair with Harbor Island has lasted over twenty years now and I was pleased to be able to introduce a friend to this lovely spot. She hopes to return and so do my husband and I.

There is more on offer now in Frogmore (although we didn't try the restaurants) and Charleston and Savannah are easy drives away but the beach remains the greatest glory. Go and prepare to leave all your cares behind.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2012
  • Stayed: March 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lexington KY

Great Condo!

  • 5 of 5

Have stayed at this condo for the past two years--comfortable, convenient, and quiet! Just steps from both the beach and the pool. Really enjoy the condo and Harbor Island! Plan to return this year!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dacula Ga


  • 5 of 5

My 2 children and I spent several days here in June 2010 and could have not been happier. The balcony overlooked the pool and ocean. Everything was just as stated and hope to be there next summer. Mark

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2010
  • Stayed: June 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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hermann Mo

I found 57874 to be a del...

  • 5 of 5

I found 57874 to be a delightful place - very roomy, beautiful views, quiet, all amenities you could want, and well supplied with necessities. The second bedroom is very private - having guests join you is wonderful because they have their own bath and TV and they are separate from the main part of the condo. At low tide the beach is endless. Being a gated community adds a feeling of security. This is the place to get away from the high rise type of ocean experience!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2007
  • Stayed: April 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marietta, GA

Our vacation on Harbor Is...

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation on Harbor Island was just what we needed! There was plenty to do when we weren't just relaxing. The beach was fun and finding good food was not a problem.

Your condo had everything that we needed and made our stay very comfortable. Accommodations were exceptional and I really liked the way you chose to decorate it. It was nice to have the guest bedroom/bathroom with the capability of closing it off from the rest of the condo.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2005
  • Stayed: July 2005
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Charleston or Savannah
Car: necessary

Map Note - Google maps does not show the proper location. All villas on Harbor Island are on N. Harbor Drive, along the waterfront. Harbor Island has over 2 miles of uncommercialized, natural beachfront. Hunting Island State Park is 5 minutes away with a fishing pier, nature center and lighthouse. Crabnets and fishing equipment are available at the pier for a small parking fee. Tennis, pools and fitness center are available less than a block away at no charge.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Car pass $60
Tax Rate 10.0%

3 nt rentals for 1/2 wkly rates. Please inquire for other rental lengths.
We do not offer last minute discounts or winter monthly rates.
*Preferred Rates for Returning Renters* Maximum occupancy is 4 people and 2 cars

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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