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Perfect Location!! Golf course view & 5 minute walk to beach!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,336 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Beds for 8, 3 full baths, spacious deck, golf course view w/ large open kitchen

26 Hickory Cove is in one of the best locations on the island! We are located on the 18th tee of the renowned Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course. Our villa, located inside Palmetto Dunes Resort, is designed with couples, families and golf/tennis getaways in mind. Your relaxing vacation is waiting for you with a golf course view. Newly updated living room includes a recliner and 50" TV. The beach is an easy 5 to 6 minute walk down a paved path with golf, tennis, kayaking, The General Store and restaurants a few minutes more. Discounts are available to our guests for bikes & kayaks in Palmetto Dunes, Island Head Watersports at Palmetto Bay Marina and H2O Sports near the lighthouse in Harbour Town. Activities include waver runners, parasailing, paddle boarding and banana boat rides and more!

The open kitchen is fully equipped with plenty of counter space. It includes a full size coffee maker and a Keurig for those single cups so bring your favorite flavors. Place settings serve up to 12.

Our spacious updated villa offers two bedrooms, a loft and three full bathrooms. The over-sized master bedroom, located downstairs, has a king size bed, full bath and sliding glass door to the deck overlooking the golf course. Upstairs has a large bedroom with two double beds and full private bath. This is where you will find an out of the way balcony right off the bedroom also overlooking the golf course. It is just right for an escape with a book, snack or drink. The loft with a twin bed, twin trundle and TV/DVD is perfect for kids.

A large downstairs deck has privacy and flows right into the backyard for plenty of relaxation or playing a little corn hole or bocce ball. There is also a Weber charcoal grill on the deck for your personal use. Just bring your charcoal... lighter and lighter fluid provided.

Three separate HVAC systems allow settings for your personal comfort in main living area, master bedroom and upstairs.

The beautiful community pool has been resurfaced and has new decking with plenty of chairs and loungers.

Palmetto Dunes is a secure, gated community with boutique shopping in Shelter Cove along with close by conveniences of Walmart, TJ Maxx, full service grocery stores, etc. a short drive away. The Dunes Buggy is a free on-demand shuttle to anywhere in Palmetto Dunes including Shelter Cove Marina, Shops and Restaurants. This shuttle runs from April through September only.

Thank you for visiting our VRBO listing. We believe in 'what you see is what you get'!!! We have provided current pictures to give you the feeling you've been here before you even arrive. We hope you love your stay and want to come back. Of course a good review and/or referrals are greatly appreciated.

Details -

Bedrooms: One King, Two Doubles, One Twin w/ a Trundle, No pullout couch

Bathrooms: Three full baths

Fully equipped kitchen serving up to 12

Dining room table seats 6

Flat screen TV and DVD in each room plus Cable, Wireless Internet and Phone.

Full Size Washer and Dryer

Outdoor Shower

More Details

Dave West
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Dave West

Hello from Dave & Marcie,

We live in the Atlanta area and had searched the Florida Gulf Coast for a vacation home but couldn't find the right combination.

We have always loved the charm of Charleston, SC so when we found Hilton Head, we knew it was the best of all worlds the minute we saw it. Palmetto Dunes offers that sought after Southern charm and the feel of a small town even though every convenience is within a few minutes reach. With the beach, tennis, golf, biking and fishing so close, we knew we had found our dream.

Dave West purchased this villa in 2014

Why Dave West chose South Carolina

We fell in love with this one for many reasons including plenty of room for our large family. The community is full of huge oaks with draping Spanish moss giving you that low country feel and plenty of shade. It's also closely located to the many activities Palmetto Dunes has to offer. We are avid golf and tennis players but had to be close to the beach. It was so nice to find all this wrapped in one!

What makes this villa unique

Our villa offers an open, inviting entryway. From here you can head upstairs, access the master bedroom or the spacious living room and kitchen. The golf course view and island location make this villa perfect for our family vacations.


Hilton Head Island Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1336 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please try to limit the number of cars to two. Use only one parking space in front of villa. Additional parking available across the driveway.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private entry from master bedroom
    Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private entry from 2nd bedroom
    Main Floor - toilet , shower , Full bath with walk-in shower on main floor
  • Shower/tub combos have detachable shower heads. There is a third full bath with shower(no tub).
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master on Main - 1 king , Private Bath
    Upstairs Bedroom - 2 double , Private Bath
    Loft - 2 twin/ single , Twin w/ trundle
  • There is plenty of drawer and closet space for a short or long stay.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Paddle boards and charter fishing boats available at Shelter Cove inside Palmetto Dunes. Island Head Water Sports offers a variety of activities with discounts provided to our guests.


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Perfect Location!! Golf course view & 5 minute walk to beach!
average rating of 4.95 based on 40 reviews

Great time

  • 5 of 5

Very nice unit, we had a great time. The Wests were very responsive to any questions I had before arrival and after there everything was perfect. Would definitely go back. Thanks for everything.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ballston lake ny

Great location and nice villa

  • 5 of 5

Great location for staying on Hilton head island.Villa is very nice comfortably fit my wife and I and 4 teenagers for the week. 10 minutes walk to the beach and 5 minute drive to shopping and restaurants. Villa is in a quiet area and the 3 showers and bathrooms came in handy too.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Condo

  • 5 of 5

Loved the property and the location.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best Villa in Hickory Cove!

  • 5 of 5

We are repeat guests staying at Dave and Marci's Villa. It is beautifully decorated, stocked with all the kitchen supplies you need, AC units always blowing cold air and plenty of room for me, my husband and 4-6 teenagers. The extra large deck overlooking the golf course is a perfect spot for starting the morning with coffee and grilling out with the family in the evening. I would highly recommend Dave and Marci's Villa when you visit HHI! :)

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Nicole. We try our best to make our guests feel at home and have everything they need!
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Everthing was wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Great location to beach. The villa was very clean and looks exactly as pictures on website shown. Golf course location makes it even quiter than some other villas i have stayed in hickory cove which is a plus for me! I would definitely return here

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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A Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

This place was terrific. Amidst the hectic pace outside of Palmetto Dunes, this wonderful condo was peaceful and relaxed. Opens to the 18th tee of a golf course in back, it was quiet and serene. All the amenities were top notch, including the 4 TVs and strong Wifi/Internet which enabled us to easily stream Netflix and Amazon. The kitchen and laundry room got plenty of use, as well. The beds were comfortable and the A/Cs kept us very comfortable. I've always loved the Carolinas, and this condo only made it even harder for us to leave than on previous trips.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Shelter Cove Marina
"Plenty of boutique shopping and places to eat."
The Skull Creek Boathouse
"Great seafood with indoor/outdoor seating."
Old Oyster Factory
"Beautiful dining views of the marsh land and really good food."
Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center
"Reserve one of many courts. They also offer paddle ball. Short walk from our villa."
Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course
"Our villa is located on the 18th tee of this renowned course... one of the best on the island!"
Shelter Cove Towne Center
"A multitude of shopping and eating within 4-5 minute drive or bike accessible from our villa..."
Hilton Head Diner
"Nice place for breakfast with a variety to choose from. Short drive or bike ride from our v..."
Palmetto Bay Water Sports
Sea Grass Grille
"Upscale dining right outside Palmetto Dunes resort. Highly recommend if you're OK with a li..."
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Savannah/Hilton Head Airport
Nearest Golf
Villa overlooks 18 tee box of Trent Jones Course
Nearest Beach
5-6 minute walk
Car: recommended

Only a 5-6 minute walk to the beach. Access to tennis and 3 golf courses. The General Store is very close and carries all the little things you might forget. They also have a great breakfast for take-out or eating on the porch.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Gate Pass: 1 pass included in rental at no charge and will be waiting for you at the Palmetto Dunes security office. Additional passes must be requested and paid for at the security office upon arrival. Check-in: 4:00 PM, Check-out 10:00 AM.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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