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Just Reduced Memorial . See Video and you will Rent It :) or see #183207 nearby!

Kathleen Bader

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, italian
Bedrooms 7
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Kathleen Bader

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Speaks: english, italian
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Just Reduced Memorial . See Video and you will Rent It :) or see #183207 nearby!

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Forest Beach House Rental Photos and Description

7 BR, 10 Bath, Sleeps 22, Library, Gameroom, Theatre, outdoor kitchen, screened

Pelican's Perch Chateau is Hilton Head's gem- this is a home to revel in. Designed & set up to meet your every desire, it has it all.. With 7 bedrooms, 10 baths (8 full) it sleeps 22 with a library that can be used as an 8th sleeping room ($500 fee). We will also convert the double twin room to a King bed for a $150 fee. Ellevated 19' above sea level, the better to catch the ocean breezes & improving security & the view. Conveniently, the pool & screened patio are at the 2nd floor level, so from the kitchen or family room you can watch the kids in the pool. Views are woodland views. Outdoor kitchen & seating area with heater, poolside full bath with steam shower. The path out the back door puts you 1 short block (5 homes) from the beach access, & I provide a large wheeled cart with cooler (ice maker), boogie boards, and assorted beach paraphernalia etc. Newly created Backyard Beach is a large area of new white sand amidst palm trees in the backyard, with chaise, chairs, fully enclosed yard/lockable gates. Fully stocked game room, ping pong, pool etc.

An Exquisite Executive Home with Game Room: Gourmet kitchen with a 6 burner Viking (V) gas stove, V refrigerator, 2 V dishwashers, Vconvection oven, 2 V wine coolers (one is in home theatre), Kitchenaid microwave, second sink, spices provided. The kitchen is very large with pull out shelves, plenty of storage. Don't want to be stuck inside while everyone else is out at the pool? 3 steps down from the kitchen is a covered outdoor kitchen (poolside) with a Jenn Air gas grill with burner, a refrigerator, & a sink. The outdoor room & pool are oriented so that they get sunshine most of the day, but if the night turns chilly there is a propane heater.

All rooms have ceiling fans, lovely baths,large closets. There are 5 cooling systems in the house to help individualize your comfort. There is a cozy library, an awesome home theatre and a gorgeous yard.

The Game Room has pool, air hockey, ping pong, darts and a table with 15 board games. There are only 5 houses between you and the owner for youtube video links

Meeting Your Every Desire: The formal dining room (seats 12+), the kitchen eating area & the bar seating are augmented by the outdoor kitchen's island, so whether you are having a formal dinner or looking for a place to share a snack, you have plenty of seating.

We've worked to fulfill your every desire: from wine frigs to ice maker, high speed free wireless internet, wireless printer, enhanced router, flat screen TVs in every bedroom, (DVDs in 5 bedrooms, cablebox in Master & Theatre), DVR in family room, 65/67' flat screens in Home Theatre (Blue Ray DVD) & Family room, high end cable, state-of-art appliances & electronics, stereo at pool & throughout house (with an IPOD doc into the system), video & book library, rain shower, steam shower, restaurant guide, pool & beach toys & places to read & relax in every room (not to mention the library). Owner provides an 'Oops I Forgot My ______' drawer full of items you may have forgotten to pack. This is what the perfect vacation home should be.

Outdoor Living Room/Kitchen/Beach at Home: Want to sit out at night but avoid the mosquitoes & no-see-ums? This home has a completely covered pool with screened atrium above & screen all around. It is a large pool 13 by 22 feet with a built in spa, toys for kids & the pool is heatable for an additional fee. Light mist falling but kids still want to swim? The pool is covered by a screened atrium roof 20? feet high. There is a seating area in this covered lanai as well as a roofed outdoor kitchen... a bit of bad weather is not a big deal in this home. The backyard has a new 'Beach at Home' - a large sand area enhanced by flowering plants

State of the art Home Theatre with 65 inch flat screen TV, surround sound , media loungers, frig, sink etc. There is a library with a gas fireplace for that getaway place to read your favorite book or borrow one of mine, complete with a gaming table in the upstairs foyer. The library is an oasis of quiet with a variety of unique books from around the world for you to peruse

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Kathleen Bader (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, italian
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Calendar last updated:
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About Kathleen Bader

We purchased this property in late 2010 from a private family that built it in '06/'07 as a family vacation home with all of the amenities. When they found they didn't use it much they sold it so it is new to the rental market. We invested to turn it into the ideal rental, putting flat screen into every bedroom, adding Blue Ray, a huge family room TV, a game room Tv. Then we added a small pool table, air hockey and numerous other games. We upgraded and enlarged the dining room to seat 12, added multiple chaise and chairs on the elevated lanai and painted. After that, we enclosed the backyard, put in 200 tons of white sand and made a beach in the backyard for you to enjoy. This is a beautiful home fully equipped for your enjoyment.

Kathleen Bader purchased this house in 2010

Why Kathleen Bader chose Forest Beach

This house is big enough to have a large group of 22 sleep and yet has so many places for them to spread out into that you never feel crowded.

The owner has a 400 hour annual Maintenance and Repair Program on this house and is in ideal condition. It has a huge garage under the entire footprint of the house that can hold 7 cars. The yard if fully enclosed with lockable gates for your protection. The landscaping is gorgeous with hundreds of plants and scented flowering plants.

The house has a first class security system with one call button for fire, police or ambulance.

What makes this house unique

A game room, a library, a home theatre with reclining chaise, an outdoor kitchen, screened lanai, steam and rain showers, second floor pool, backyard beach, 7 car parking garage, 150 yards to the beach, enclosed lockable have to see it to believe it.

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Bedrooms 7
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
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Just Reduced Memorial . See Video and you will Rent It :) or see #183207 nearby!
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Amazing house- perfect for family fun times!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this beautiful house, so close to the beach ( literally across a street) for a week. We enjoyed the stay thoroughly and would go back in a heartbeat. The house is super comfortable for large family, the owner has thought of every single detail from a large kitchen with more than adequate uetensils, cookware and spices to an indoor pool and hot tub and a steam room to a game room and theater, movies and games provided. The garrage also had small beach stuff like balls, kites, and other games. The outside of the house is as adorable and appealing as the indoor is inviting and comfy.Local markets and shops are less than a mile away. We even rented bikes and rode the bikes right on the beach! It is truly a gem of a find!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Perfect home away from home . . . .

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home in a beautiful location! The house is very well maintained, has latest amenities and is a short walking distiance from the beach.

We had 3 families staying in it at the same time with ages ranging from 8 to 53 years old. Everyone found the comfort they wanted and things they needed to make it a memorable stay.

A great value for the price! We would highly recommend it to our friends and family.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

A memorable family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house with a lot of attention to detail. Had something for everyone. The outdoor kitchen and heated pool was great. Steps to the beach and local resturants.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

This is a lovely home.

  • 5 of 5

Gracious and elegant yet homey and welcoming. We especially like the media room. We have been here before Nd plan to return in the future. We feel this is our home on Hilton Head Island.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Attention To Detail Makes Pelican's Perch A Stando

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd time staying at Pelican's Perch, and it was just as wonderful as it was 2 years ago. To know that we would be staying at this lovely house again was a source of anticipation for our whole family. Kathleen is such a conscientious owner and pays attention to details. This house works perfectly for our family of 19, allowing plenty of space for families to have their own space as well as providing large areas for lots of time together. We prepared all but 2 of our dinners in the fabulous kitchen and used the outdoor grill daily. The well appointed kitchen with double dishwashers is such a pleasure to cook in. As long as the current owners own Pelican's Perch, it will continue to be our home away from home when we are at Hilton Head!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Having repeat renters is a point of pride for us - Pelican's Perch has been a rental for four years now but we keep it looking like new with an in depth maintenance and repair program annually (available to guests if interested). Thank you for the very nice review

Pelican's Perch is a Pleasure

  • 5 of 5

Pelican’s Perch is an unusually gorgeous rental – and spacious with many ‘get away’ places for the family to spread out. All seven bedrooms were painted a different color with the furniture and bedding matching the palette – cleverly decorated. The home theatre rocks! The chairs lay back and are so comfortable that you might fall asleep rather than watch that massive screen. The library with gas fireplace was so quiet and so nice – we were glad we didn’t have to have them convert it to an eighth sleeping room because it got a lot of use as a place to have some ‘me’ time. The game room was a godsend to get the kids downstairs and out of the way and the second story pool a really unique feature that we just loved. Being able to watch the kids from the kitchen or family room was a stress reliever. The outdoor kitchen was great, but the indoor one is truly gourmet – we used every spot in those double dishwashers at almost every meal. I’ve never seen a dining room table so big (made from an antique door). The beach set in the middle of the exotic landscaping was really unusual and so nice to have it fenced. The owner has obviously put a lot of time and effort into this rental. This is going to be ‘our’ rental for years to come

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway


Car: recommended

Pelican’s Perch, a luxury villa, built as a private 5000+ sq. ft. Chateau in ‘06. Assessed at $2.6 MM dollars, this is a home to revel in. Designed & set up to facilitate your every need, it has rarely been used & never been rented before now. With 7 bedrooms, 10 baths, it sleeps 22 . It is elevated 19’ above sea level, the better to catch the ocean breezes while improving security & the view. For convenience, the pool & patio are also elevated, 3 steps down from the second story level, just off the kitchen & family room. Views are woodland views. Beautiful outdoor kitchen & seating area, poolside full bath with steam shower. There is a Library, a Game Room, a Home Theatre, a gourmet kitchen, and outdoor kitchen, a 'Beach at Home' or if you prefer, the path out the back puts you 1 short block (5 homes) from the beach access. The road behind the house is a low traffic dead end street, & I provide a large wheeled cart with cooler (ice maker), boards, beach chairs etc. Come revel!

Golf: Golf: HIlton Head Island is a golfers paradise with 24 courses on the island and more than that just 'off-island' on the mainland. From my home you can be at SeaPines famous PGA course in 15 minutes, and that is if you get stuck in traffic. There are many many golf packages available - see my website for links to all kinds of golf, tennis, boating, water sports, art fairs and other things to do.

For a video of my home and its spectacularly close proximity to the ocean, please email me for the link.

The Heritage Golf PGA classic is held in April each year and is a great time to visit the Island. Pelican's Perch is ~2 miles from the SeaPines Ocean Gate (the lesser used gate, so shorter lines) and is an ideal house for enjoying this golf classic

Ski: The only way to ski here is behind a boat, from which you can enjoy the beach that goes around the island. All beaches are open to the public. and Hilton Head island beaches are pristine white sand beaches, well maintained and open to you for biking, walking, sand castle building, para-surfing, surf-fishing, kite flying (easy to buy at the kite store just dwn the street), bocci ball (I provide a set), dolphin counting and anything else you can think of. Want to zipline? see my website below for link.

My home sits close to the beach - with a mere 5 houses between you and it. My yard is big enough for horseshoes or wiffle ball. The house is far enough from the big hotels that you will not have the massive crowds on the beach that some homes do. This is truly a vacation paradise - named the #1 Beach in the US by the Huffington Post in 2013 and Named top beach in the USA on July 7, 2010 by fox news: '1. Hilton Head Island, SC – Full of perfect white sand beaches, bike trails, and the cutest towns, Hilton Head is great for a family vacation.' For a video of the house see my website at RentThisGem . com Link is below.


Rates & Availability

From $714 Per night

Forest Beach House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Pre Easter
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
Apr 4 2015 - Apr 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
Apr 11 2015 - Apr 24 2015
7 night minimum stay
Late Spring
Apr 25 2015 - May 22 2015
7 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 23 2015 - May 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 30 2015 - Jun 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
June Delight
Jun 6 2015 - Jun 19 2015
7 night minimum stay
Summer Nights
Jun 20 2015 - Jun 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
Land of the Free
Jun 27 2015 - Jul 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
Summer Sizzle
Jul 11 2015 - Jul 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
August Escape
Aug 1 2015 - Aug 7 2015
7 night minimum stay
Mid August
Aug 8 2015 - Aug 14 2015
7 night minimum stay
August Waning
Aug 15 2015 - Aug 21 2015
7 night minimum stay
Last of Summer
Aug 22 2015 - Sep 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
Fall Tranquility
Sep 5 2015 - Nov 20 2015
4 night minimum stay
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 27 2015
6 night minimum stay
Btwixt and Between
Nov 28 2015 - Dec 18 2015
4 night minimum stay
Christmas & New Years
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 2 2016
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $600 + Tax
Tax Rate 16.6%
Notes $5000-$10200/wk US Dollars
+ 10 % South Carolina tax and 6% agency fee Pool can be heated for an additional fee . Hot tub heat is free

Christmas/Hanukah is a special time at Hilton Head. We can put out a Christmas decorations if you want to have a small tree/garland etc.
Prefer an Ocean front? I have two other homes, both smack on the ocean. See my site at www. RentThisGem . com
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Forest Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • The Hilton Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , 2 vanities, 10x mirror, rainshower, separate commode, fan
    The Carolina Rose Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Very large bath, 2 vanities
    The Lavender Sunset - toilet , combination tub/shower , Very large, dual sinks, window for natural light
    The Sea Grass Sage Jr. Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , 10x mirror, linen closet, window
    Aqua Waves Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Walk in shower
    The SEa Foam Green Dual Twin Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Dual sinks, walk in shower, window
    The Sand Box Beach Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Dual sinks, walk in shower, window
    The Lanai Pool Steam Bath - toilet , shower , Out by the pool, a steam shower and full bath
    Main floor Guest Bath - toilet
    Top Floor Guest Bath - toilet
    Room 11 -
  • The full bath out by the pool is a great place to rinse off as you come home from the beach. It also has a steam shower. The baths in the bedrooms range from huge (the Hilton Master Bath with rain shower) to average in size (The Aqua Wave bath). None are small, all have a source of natural light, most have dual sinks if not dual vanities. In addition, there are two guest half baths, one conveniently located near the home theatre and the library and the other by the family room. The half bath near the library is convenient if you want to upgrade the library to an 8th sleeping room (+$500) All bathrooms have instant ho water, tile floors, natural light, soft close toilet seats.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • The Hilton Master Bedroom - 1 king , pool access, rainshower, bubble tub, huge closet, cable box,
    The Carolina Rose Turret Bedroom - 1 queen , Turret bedroom, sitting area, flat screen/DVR, dual sinks,
    The Lavender Sunset bedroom - 1 queen , Spacious, reading area, large bath, flat screen/DVD
    Sea Grass Sage Jr. Master bedroom - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Jr. Master King w SEating area/2 twin pullout
    Aqua Waves Turret Bedroom - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Turret room, couch reading area, private balcony, pullout
    The Sea Foam Green Dual Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Couch, dual sinks, shower, flat screen
    The Sand Box Beach Bedroom - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single , Flat Sceen/DVR combo, private bath, dual sinks, shower
  • All bedrooms have private baths, ceiling fans & a place to sit & read. Each has a flat screen TV, many have DVD players & all are large for a rental home. Most have been freshly painted. All have security features. The two in the turrets (Carolina Rose and Aqua Waves) are uniquely shaped and lovely. The Aqua Wave bedroom has a private balcony tucked between the turrets, complete with 2 bar height stools and a table for you to enjoy our breakfast coffee. The main floor master is very large, has access to the pool, a huge bath with bubble tub and rain shower. Many of the bedrooms have tre-ceilings or other unique features. All have expensive mattresses and premium linens. If you need more bedrooms, the library converts for a fee OR my other home is a short 5 minute walk away and is on the beach. The 2 homes together provide the ideal large family configuration as each offers things the other does not. See HomeAway listing #901532 Sandpiper's Nook (sleeps 23)
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 17 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The Kitchen is gourmet with 2 dishwashers, 2 sinks, 6 burner Viking gas range (all Viking appliances), wine cooler, huge counter space, bar seating for 4, kitchen breakfast nook with table, full set of glass and plastic red, white wine and champagne glasses. The house has high speed wireless internet and a wireless printer. The library has a gas fireplace, a cozy enclave with comfortable furniture and books from around the world for you to enjoy. It also hides the wireless printer and children's portable VCR/TV. The Gameroom has ping pong, air hockey, pool, darts and a table for 15 other boxgames. The Home Theatre has reclining seating for 6, a wine cooler, bar, fan, some DVDs, a blue ray DVD player and massive TV screen. The outdoor screened lanai has an outdoor kitchen, bar, 2nd story pool, spa and steam bath. The backyard is a Beach at Home with white sandy beach, chaise lounges and chairs. The famiily room has a wood burning stove and very large TV. Elevator for turnaround.

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