PRIVATE RETREAT - COASTAL BEAUFORT, SO. CAROLINA

Debra Varner

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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PRIVATE RETREAT - COASTAL BEAUFORT, SO. CAROLINA

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Harbor Island House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-8)

Enjoy the lowcountry life and come to Las Brisas (Spanish - the soft breezes) on St. Helena Island. The breezes will keep you cool as you wile away the hours at the end of the road overlooking the marsh. Watch the tide coming and going and the birds that live outside the door. Enjoy your morning coffee on one of two screened decks or the open air observation deck where you can see above the trees and out to the ocean. Take a leisurely stroll by the Intercoastal waterway, enjoy the brilliant colors of Carolina sunsets and the quiet, unobstructed views. The home is cozy and ready for friends and family to take time to enjoy the sweet life together. The queen bedroom has its own bathroom and TV. Twin beds in the second bedroom, sofabed in the living room and a double futon in the loft accomodate up to 8 people. Call or email us for more details today!

Keywords: Family and Pet Friendly Home

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Debra Varner (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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About Debra Varner

We love our home in South Carolina! Having family nearby, we share meals and good times together. We live in San Franciso, also a beautiful place, but when we go to our So. Carolina home, we simply feel the stress of the everyday life melt away no matter what time of year. We have spent all the seasons and all are equally beautiful. We love beachcombing, meeting and sharing a meal with our neighbors and lazing on the decks with a good book in the heat of the day. Family members visit and we take in the local catch of the day - the shrimp, clams, oysters and crab that our brother-in-law catches himself! We want you to enjoy our home as much as we do.

Debra Varner purchased this house in 2004

Why Debra Varner chose Harbor Island

My husband is from So. Carolina and all his family is nearby. We knew we needed to have our own home to share with family and friends. We were fortunate to find this special place that brings such joy.

What makes this house unique

We love the food, beaches, shopping, neighbors and quiet that makes us feel rejuvenated at the end of a stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We stayed in this house for a week and did not want to leave! We had everything we needed for a peaceful and relaxing vacation. Thanks so much for the pet friendly home, it is great to be able to bring our dogs because they are a part of the family. We enjoyed Hunting Beach and trips into Beaufort. We do plan to return next year."
Jun 2011
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.5
based on 17 traveler reviews

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Private Retreat - Coastal Beaufort, So. Carolina
average rating of 4.529412 based on 21 reviews
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Private Retreat - Coastal Beaufort, So. Carolina
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p407058vb
-4156949015
Harbor Island Beaufort area
Georgia
5

Very Nice

  • 5 of 5
We loved being at the end of the road. Easy walk to the beach each morning to meet others walking their dogs. We enjoyed the week very much and hope to be able to go back next year.
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Private Retreat - Coastal Beaufort, So. Carolina
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p407058vb
-4156949015
Harbor Island Beaufort area
Athens, GA
4

Perfect Spot to Relax

  • 4 of 5
Our family of four stayed here for three nights and it was exactly what we were looking for. The house had everything we needed and was in a great location: short walk to the beach, quick drive to Hunting Island state park (the pass is a nice bonus), close enough to what we needed, but still quiet and secluded.
We were lucky to have nice weather for our stay and enjoyed all of our meals on one of the two screened in porches. The observation deck is a real treat, too. Amazing views, and a great spot for bird watching during the day and stargazing at night.
The owners were friendly and easy to work with. We will definitely keep this spot in mind for future vacations.
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: So glad you had the getaway weekend you were looking for, Erin. You and your family are welcome anytime. Best wishes, Debra and Michael
business
Private Retreat - Coastal Beaufort, So. Carolina
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p407058vb
-4156949015
Harbor Island Beaufort area
5

Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5
My family truly enjoyed the house and its location. The house had everything we needed and was very comfortable. My youngest child said it felt like home. The breezes every afternoon was wonderful after a long day on the beach swimming or fishing. Everything was great. I have no complaints whatsoever and will definitely be back. Thanks for everything Debra!
  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: So glad you and your family enjoyed our home, Melinda, and thanks for your kind words. You are most welcome back anytime. Have a wonderful summer! Best wishes, Debra and Michael
business
Private Retreat - Coastal Beaufort, So. Carolina
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p407058vb
-4156949015
Harbor Island Beaufort area
5

Great house!

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I had a great time here. It's a nice size with all of the amenities of home (television, fast internet, nice kitchen!). It's only a short walk to the beach and is very quiet at night. I wish it had been warmer so we could have enjoyed the porches, but they seem very nice as well. It was also great for us that the house is dog friendly! I would definitely recommend this house.
  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi, Jeremy. So glad you and your wife enjoyed your visit and brought in the new year at our home. We can't do much about weather, but we do try to keep the house in good order for our guests and their pets. Hope to see you back soon. Happy New Year! Debra and Michael
business
Private Retreat - Coastal Beaufort, So. Carolina
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p407058vb
-4156949015
Harbor Island Beaufort area
5

vacationer

  • 5 of 5
perfect in every way!!!!!
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi, there. So glad you enjoyed your three weeks at our home and that the weather was cooperative. See you next year! All the best, Debra and Michael
business
Private Retreat - Coastal Beaufort, So. Carolina
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p407058vb
-4156949015
Harbor Island Beaufort area
Greenville, South Carolina
3

Had issues

  • 3 of 5
Overall, we enjoyed our stay at Las Brisas. It is a nice, private location and must be at its best during the full moon when the tides are high - which is when we were there. It is a convenient walk to a nearby beach. We had a few issues which need to be corrected before we would return such as squeeky, uncomfortable beds, a broken outdoor grill, a broken ceiling fan, broken CD player, and an unlevel stove which made cooking difficult. The owner was traveling out of the country and was not available. Even though she did leave the phone number of a relative, but we did not feel comfortable reporting all these issues to him.
  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey, Cathy. Thanks for letting us know about those issues. It's very helpful when our guests let us know what concerns they have about our home. We have a new grill since you left and the fan should be fixed as well. The beds, as I told you earlier are only a few years old, and I'm sorry if they disturbed your sleep. We'll have to see what can be done about that soon. The stove was not a problem for me when I was there earlier this year, but I will have that checked out as well. Older homes require constant vigilance and maintenance, as you may know. I hope you have a great summer! Best, Debra and Michael
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Savannah
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Boondock's Restaurant
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Dataw Island
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Yemassee Station
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Boondock's Restaurant
Car: necessary

Just a five-minute walk to the beach where you can dig clams, and oyster banks are plentiful. Swimming, kayaking, crabbing, fishing and strolling amongst the oaks are some of the ways you can enjoy the quiet life in the lowcountry. Explore St. Helena Island, Coffin Point Plantation, nearby Penn Center Museum and enjoy the local cuisine at the Shrimp Shack, Johnson Creek Restaurant/Bar on Harbor Island and Boondocks Restaurant just a short drive away. The scenery inspires you to slow down and enjoy the warm breezes during spring, summer and fall. You will have the pristine beaches to yourself during winter when it can be warm and clear. Hunting Island State Park and Lighthouse is just a 10-minute drive. After a few hours at the State Park, a visit to Beaufort, or a trip to Savannah, Hilton Head or Charleston, you will be happy to return to your quiet retreat. This is also the perfect place to read, write, paint or birdwatching. It also offers the best stargazing for your evening enjoyment all year long.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $220 Per night

Harbor Island House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
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$1,100
$3,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Cleaning Fee $125
Notes Your reservation is confirmed upon receipt of the deposit. Rental agreement and Pet Agreement (when applicable) will be sent in a separate email. If reservation is made less than 30 days prior to arrival, full payment is required to confirm the reservation.

Discounted Weekly rates: $220/night; $1,100/week; $1,800/2-weeks; $2,700/3-weeks; $3,200/4-weeks (negotiable if staying multiple months)

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Harbor Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1) The bedroom has a bathroom with shower and storage, Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin beds with dresser and desk, Child Beds (1) Blow up mattress good for children in twin bedroom, (1) A fold-down double sized futon in the loft with dresser and sofabed in the living room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Welcome to Las Brisas! This cozy home sits at the end of the drive and overlooks the serene beauty of the Carolina Lowcountry. No other homes to block your view of the natural preserve that you wake to each morning. Two screened porches, plus a third private observation and sunning deck with views of the ocean takes you above the trees and close to the open air. Enjoy your morning coffee listening to the birds, and your afternoon libation watching the deer quietly meandering through the marsh. You'll find the tranquility soothing and welcoming. We include the Hunting Island Year-Round Park Pass for your added enjoyment. Come and go to the beach as you wish.
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