WALK TO BEACH;ON LAGOON & CUL-DE-SAC

Tom Hunt

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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WALK TO BEACH;ON LAGOON & CUL-DE-SAC

Kiawah Island House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Office, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Located on a quiet cul-de-sac behind the second security gate, this feng shui-inspired home overlooks a scenic lagoon teaming with wildlife and is a 5 to max 10 minute walk to the pristine beaches of Kiawah Island. You walk by a fountain and enter the front of our home through a lovely tiled foyer with glass cabinets featuring collectibles. To your left, the foyer leads to a large bright and airy kitchen with high-end new stainless steel appliances, including a gas cooktop and subzero refrigerator, granite countertops, a breakfast bar, and large dining area adjacent to an outdoor deck with an additional dining table and benches. The first floor also has a den with a trey ceiling, that opens to the screen porch overlooking the lagoon; a great room, with a high vaulted ceiling, lots of windows, a fireplace, and flat screen TV, that opens to a deck overlooking the lagoon; a screen porch -- ideal for relaxing and enjoying morning coffee or an afternoon drink; three decks; and a separate laundry room that also opens to the front of the house near the outdoor shower and the two car garage. The first floor master bedroom and bath were completely renovated in 2014 and have a king size bed, flat screen TV, private bath with double sinks, marble vanity top, separate toilet area, soaking tub and large shower with 3 shower-heads, custom walk in closet, new sitting room and sliding doors to a deck overlooking the lagoon. The other two bedrooms on the first floor are to your right when you enter our home. They are on the other side of the house from the master bedroom providing guests with privacy. They feature queen beds, two closets each, bathrooms (one shared, one private) and one guest room opens out on a deck overlooking the lagoon. The second floor includes a loft with a TV, fourth bedroom lighted by a large skylight with 2 twin beds, and a private study with a queen sleep sofa.

Enjoy all the amenities of this comfortable home with high speed wireless internet access, cable television, unlimited long distance calls and a DVD. Renters are welcome to use the two adult and two children's bicycles and new outdoor gas grill.

Keywords: Beach house

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Tom Hunt (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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About Tom Hunt

Tom and Janet are Charlotte residents with children ranging in age from 18 to 29. After spending most of their working careers in the Philadelphia area, we relocated to Charlotte in 2006 where Janet began work at Bank of America and Tom started a 'second career' as a math teacher. Tom is also an avid bridge player and both Janet and Tom look forward to playing bridge on Kiawah. We also enjoy bike riding and playing tennis.

Tom Hunt purchased this house in 2011

Why Tom Hunt chose Kiawah Island

We chose Kiawah Island because we love it there. Tom grew up spending his summers at Kiawah at one of the original houses on Eugenia Avenue. During good weather, he spent his time bodysurfing, turtle, alligator and bird watching, boating and exploring the island. Rainy days meant hearts, bridge, scrabble and Trivial Pursuit. Our honeymoon was spent on Kiawah. Tom's brother also has a house on Kiawah. We would like to eventually retire at Kiawah.

What makes this house unique

We purchased this property in 2011 and the prior owner did not rent it. This property feels like home and not like a rental property.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Walk to Beach;on Lagoon & Cul-De-Sac
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
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Walk to Beach;on Lagoon & Cul-De-Sac
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Kiawah Island South Carolina
5

Wonderful Home!

  • 5 of 5
How exciting to wake up, walk out on the deck, and watch an alligator gliding across the lagoon! Each of the beds were comfy and the large kitchen was good because we like to cook. Having some bikes there helped us to avoid bringing so many and we really enjoyed the short, lovely ride to Boardwalk 30. Kiawah's beach is never crowded. All of us enjoyed watching an outside movie on Wednesday night and listening to the live music on Friday night over on the lawn at Freshfields. Great owner, super vacation. Thank you. .
  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Walk to Beach;on Lagoon & Cul-De-Sac
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+1 856-986-6545
Kiawah Island South Carolina
Marietta, GA
4

Relaxing Beach Getaway

  • 4 of 5
Nice rental home on pretty lagoon lot. Pros: Pretty, bright house well-stocked with kitchen supplies, etc. with comfortable couch and beds in bedrooms and great tv in family room and master bedroom. Cons: The 10-minute walk to the beach is difficult with 2 young children (5, 2). Therefore, we would drive our kids and beach stuff to the beach path, then have a family member drive the car back and forth. No closet or bathroom in the loft area upstairs is very inconvenient. We saw 6-8 live cockroaches in the house and on screened-in porch. Bikes provided are in bad shape; brakes barely work and the ladies bike making a crunching sound when speeding up. All in all, we had a great time, but wanted to provide feedback!
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Tasha, for your feedback. We have purchased two new bicycles. The palmetto bugs are endemic to the island but I am surprised Tasha saw so many. The house is sprayed 6 times per year. We arranged for a special spraying.
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Walk to Beach;on Lagoon & Cul-De-Sac
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Kiawah Island South Carolina
sacramento,ca
5

twotravel

  • 5 of 5
I viewed photos of numerous properties on Kiawah before deciding on this property.The photos of the property depict an updated, light, and well decorated residence. I was ready for a disappointment as I'm well aware what can be done with photography. To my surprise the house was everything written about it and depicted in the photos. However,I would like to correct one description of the property, i.e. the beach is not 10 minutes from the house. If you have full use of your lower extremeties it's only 5 minutes, unless you linger on the lagoon bridge, which you will always do. Will surely return.
  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Walk to Beach;on Lagoon & Cul-De-Sac
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+1 856-986-6545
Kiawah Island South Carolina
Scarsdale, New York
5

Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5
We greatly enjoyed our stay here. The house is beautifully decorated with lots of amenities. The kitchen is very light, has beautiful granite countertops and is very spacious. The rooms are big and nicely laid out to allow for a lot of privacy. The big flat screen TV in the Great Room was an added bonus. We enjoyed the short walk to the beach.. The screened porch overlooking the lagoon was perfect for relaxing. The house is extremely clean and well maintained. We especially loved the beautiful master suite with its beautiful bath. We highly recommend this house and look forward to staying here again.
  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Kiawah Island South Carolina
Charlotte
5

Summer vacation 2011

  • 5 of 5
My family felt very comfortable in this lavish but simple home. It was as though we were at home away from home. Very spacious and rooms were spread out well which meant you had privacy. Master suite was isolated away from everyone else with it's own powder room,walk in closet,toilet, shower and spa tub. The grounds were beautiful and the indoor and out decks looked out across the dunes. Fishing, bike trails and the beach were very close. (had 3 bikes on site) no rentals needed :)The beach was never crowded, so you felt as though it were private. You felt very safe, access into the island was "no joke". Don't think you can just drive into Kiawah Island you will be pleasantly surprised. So,rent this home and you would want to tell everyone about it. HAD A BALL!
  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We're glad you had a great time. The references to "dunes" in the review probably should be the lagoon.
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Kiawah Island South Carolina
Indiana
5

July 23, 2011

  • 5 of 5
Our family greatly enjoyed this home. The home is spacious, clean, and
very nicely decorated. For a rental property the master suite is top
notch. The kitchen extremely functional, with a large table and peninsula
for dining. The bike ride to the beach is easy, and even with small
children it takes 5 minutes at most. We would not hesitate to rent the
home again, and we highly recommend the home.
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Kiawah's beautiful beach.

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Availability & Rates

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Kiawah Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Oct 18 2014 - Mar 14 2015
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,400
$4,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$400
$2,000
$4,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.5%
Notes Rates may be higher for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Memorial Day weeks.
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Amenities

Amenities

Kiawah Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Waterfront ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Garage ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Long Distance
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower only
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Private toilet behind separate door; double sinks.
  • 3 plus outdoor shower. Master bathroom being completely renovated in 2014 and includes a large shower with 3 shower-heads, soaking tub, double sinks with marble vanity top.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Office - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen (located in second floor private study).
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Games
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Bicycles ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • marina
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • golf
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • tennis
  • basketball court
Notes:
screen porch overlooking the lagoon, outdoor shower, separate laundry room on first floor, fountain in front of home.
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