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Cottage Oceanfront-4 bedroom/bathroom, with Golf/Pool Privileges!

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Cozy, 4 bedroom cottage perfect large families that wishes to enjoy Daufuskie!

Daufuskie Island is only accessible by ferry or private boat. The 4bedroom/4bath cottage is located on Melrose Plantation, 200yards from the ocean. Great views of the Atlantic Ocean, Hilton Head and Tybee Island. This cottage is cheerful, very spacious and decor is in very good condition. You travel the island by rental golf cart, bicycles or by foot. Flexible check in and check out if available. View is breath-taking!

With the pristine Daufuskie beaches and the Atlantic Ocean only 200 yards this is the location you want. In the morning or evenings, relax in the adirondack chairs positioned on the front porch and hear the ocean rolling in the distance.

If you are familiar with Daufuskie Island, you know what a special place it is. There is so much to do outdoors--in a beautiful, natural setting. We believe our Cottage represents an excellent value for the island. Clean, well maintained, with a great floor-plan and fresh furnishings, this is the comfortable, casual beach cottage that will allow you to create some great memories with family and friends. We hope you will love it as much as we do!

This lovely cottage has a cozy feel, and you can enjoy a tropical, wooded view from the perfectly situated porch. It has everything you'll need to get your special vacation underway. Internet/WIFI, full access to Melrose on The Beach Club pool, easy access to the beach, nearby activities for a fee for all ages, including golf, tennis, equestrian, biking, and kayaking.

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Property Manager
Susan Jones / Property Management
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

Why Susan Jones / Property Management chose Daufuskie Island

If you have never visited Daufuskie, it's very laid back, flip flops, tee shirts and shorts anything more and you are overdressed! The Daufuskie Cottage is 200 yards from the ocean. The cottages has 4 bedrooms/4baths, 2 living rooms, 2 fully equipped kitchens, washer & dryer, two front porches/adirondack chairs facing the ocean. Towels & Linens are provided with Beach Towels & 4 chairs.

What makes this cottage unique

Melrose is the home of a Great White Egret Rookery. Two nests of the American Bald Eagle are located on Daufuskie. Along with the Loggerhead Turtles!


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Cottage Oceanfront-4 bedroom/bathroom, with Golf/Pool Privileges!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews

So Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We came down for a Bachelorette weekend and had a blast! The house was perfect and the staff at Melrose was even better!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Worth all the effort!

  • 5 of 5

It takes a bit of effort to get to Daufuskie but it is worth it all. From the day we booked, Susan, the property manager, walked us through everything to ensure we had a relaxing week in the cottages. When we arrived, she gave us plenty of space but responded to text messages within minutes to answer any questions. Several days we were on the beach with no other families. We enjoyed dinner at three of the four restaurants but also enjoyed late dinners at home. Our elderly dog chased crab on the beach like a puppy!

The property is perfect for multiple families to share and still have some space to themselves. If you are looking to check out for a while, this is the perfect spot. We enjoyed it so much that we are thinking about two weeks the next trip.

I also recommend May River Excursions for the private ferry ride and Cybervalet groceries to deliver your food to the ferry. Take the kids on the 20-point scavenger hunt. Ours took the GoPro and have priceless memories!

Thanks Susan!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful spacious home

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Daufuskie Island and, WOW, what a wonderful trip it was. Our family so enjoyed the island and its peacefulness. It was a little bit of a challenge getting all of our belongings and groceries to the island from Hilton Head, but with the wonderful assistance of Susan Jones, Property Manager, and Brandy from Island Rentals everything worked out to perfection. Our many thanks to Susan Jones for all of her assistance from the beginning the rental to the end of stay. This home was probably the nicest VRBO homes that we have ever rented too! Lots of space, thoroughly equipped and very clean. Thank you, Susan Jones, for making all work so well!!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The best place to stay for a vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Susan was just the greatest! She went over and beyond what a property manager needs to do! We will definitely be making this a yearly vacation for our family for sure!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Memorial Day Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this rental. The house was lovely with more than enough space for our 4 families including MANY small children. The proximity to the beach, playground, and pool was perfect. Susan, the property manager, went out of her way to make sure we had a great stay. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect beach vacation getaway! Quiet and beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We love Daufuskie Island, it's quiet and beautiful, and our favorite thing to do is explore on golf carts. Our cottage exceeded our expectations! It was clean and spacious, the decor was pretty and tasteful, and there were beach towels and beach chairs and an umbrella, which was so convenient. We were walking distance to the gorgeous Melrose pool, and we took advantage of it all three days we were here. We loved sitting on our porch and looking at the ocean and enjoying the breeze. It was perfectly peaceful :) The property manager Susan communicated all the important details to us prior to our arrival and made sure we were completely taken care of. She was so kind and responsive! I highly recommend Daufuskie Island and renting this cottage!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
250 Miles
Melrose Beach Club
Nearest Restaurant
250 Miles
Melrose Beach Club
Nearest Beach
200 Miles
Daufuskie Island
Car: not necessary

The Daufuskie Cottage is located 200 yards from the Ocean, 100 yards from the playground and 200 yards to The Melrose on the Beach Club. Minutes from cottage is the Melrose Golf Course.


Rates & Availability

Melrose on the Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 10 2016 - Mar 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mar 11 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 10.0%

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Manager'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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Melrose on the Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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