This beautiful, modern villa is nestled in the quiet Melrose Resort community on Daufuskie Island. During your stay in our villa you will enjoy ocean views from every room, warm ocean breezes on the large screened-in porch, and short walks to the white sandy beach. Views of the marsh and ocean abound, and there's plenty of sea life and nature to enjoy as old southern charm surrounds you on Daufuskie Island, with it's beautiful moss covered oaks and rocking chair front porches.
Whether coming to Daufuskie for the first time, or a seasoned visitor, you are sure to appreciate the unspoiled beauty the island has to offer. Since the island is only accessible by ferry, visitors on the island are limited. Play on the golf course is slow and allows time to enjoy the scenery. The beach is uncrowded and there may be times you find yourself alone on the beach. There are very few cars on Melrose, making it quiet and safe for the entire family to walk, bike, and play. And best of all, the beach will be just steps from your villa.
Daufuskie is only accessible by passenger ferry and you cannot bring your car to the island. Cottage Carts (road ready golf carts) are the main form of transportation while on the island. All of our rentals include a cottage cart for use throughout your stay as well as roundtrip ground transportation between our villa and the dock on arrival and departure. We also have beach chairs, resort style beach towels, and a beach cart with a selection of toys for your use during your stay.
The Villa's main living area features spectacular views of the ocean, with the sunlight and moonlight glinting like diamonds off the water throughout the day. The living room features a full sofa, two large chairs, a large TV with DVD player and Dish Satellite TV, including Premium Sports Channels and access to internet streaming. The kitchen is fully equipped with service for 6 and full size stainless steel appliances, garbage disposal, and dishwasher, making meal preparation easy for you and your family throughout your stay. Meals can be enjoyed in the dining area or screened porch and each area seats up to 6 comfortably. A full size washer and dryer is located in the closet just behind the dining area to make island life more convenient.
The Master bedroom features a king size bed with beautiful views of the sunrise and sunset. From the Master there is direct access to the screened porch, so you can enjoy the rocking chairs or balcony height table for two without disturbing your guests. In the Master there is a TV with DVD player and Dish Satellite TV. The Master bath features a jetted tub for two, dual sinks, and a large walk-in shower. The Guest bedroom also features beautiful views of the ocean for your family and friends to enjoy. There are 2 queen beds, a TV with DVD player, and Dish Satellite TV. There is a large an en suite bath with tub/shower combination and dual sinks. From their Guest suite your family and friends will also enjoy their own private access to the screened balcony and a private seating area with rocking chairs.
Named "Daufuskie Point of View" for it's spectacular views of the island and ocean beyond, the villa features a 500 square foot screened-in porch. The screened porch is a wonderful place to spend time with family and friends, watch children play by the shore, and dolphins and shrimp boats just off shore. With it's multiple seating areas and ocean breezes, we think you will truly enjoy this extension of your living space during your stay.
For those considering their first trip to Daufuskie we know the idea of traveling to our bridgeless island may be daunting. We provide all of our guests with a list of recommendations and contact information for the various ferry services, bike rental services, grocery services, etc. at the time of booking. If you have any questions regarding these services in advance of booking your reservation please reach out to us for more information. Information can also be found online at: