Harbor Island House Rental Photos and Description
Enjoy Ocean/Wildlife. Go Shop/Eat Out. The 'Pink House' will be waiting :-)
Happy Holiday's! My wife & I are pleased to WELCOME you. Our 5BR/5BA 'Pink House' is a great option for family / friends vacation's, Work Retreat or place to stay when a Son / Daughter graduates from nearby Parris Island.
We have proudly received 18 Reviews from Happy Renters (11 during 2014) that have ALL been the highest possible- 5 Star's! My Wife & I have very high standards. Each Rental Inquiry - then All Renters are very important to us. We strive to be sure our House is always clean, well maintained, fully furnished & reflect's the beauty of life here at this beautiful Private Beach Community. Info at this site, our verbal conversations & Pictures are consistent- this is a great property. (Our Calendar's kept Up To Date. I always call/email promptly when Inquiries are rec'd)
The VIEWS you see of the Ocean from inside the house, on the screened porch, or on one of several outside decks are AWESOME. You will smile often:-) Go Ahead LOOK AROUND- our House is surrounded by nature. You will see & hear Palmetto Palms, Sega Palms, Sea Oats, Tropical Grasses & other Plants blow gently in the wind. Nites you can hear Ocean Waves softly crashing to the beach.
SWIM, WALK, JOG, RIDE A BIKE ON OUR BEACH Only 60 SECs Away. Proceed over our front yard sidewalk. Cross th LAZY & QUIET street. As seen in PHOTO #2 -the paved DIRECT Access Path across from our house takes you quickly to our Beach:-) ALSO FUN, go to close by Hunting Island SC State Park- Its located aprox 1 1/2 MI away. (Use our Car Pass- get in free:-) You'll Enjoy its beach, hiking trails, Fishing Pier, Nature Center AND Do Climb the Historical Light House!
There are many Shopping/Dining/Fresh Seafood options close to Harbor Island and along Highway 21 which leads to nearby Lady's Island & Beaufort. Historical Savannah & Charleston AND also Hilton Head are close by for your enjoyment.
Whether Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall - Harbor Island is a great place for a relaxing trip! You'll find milder temperatures than many U.S. destinations. (64* weather is forecast for 12/03/14) Many recent days have still been in the 70's. It will get slightly cooler - but 60* has been the past AVG Winter Temp. View H.I's moderate temperatures @ http://www.weather.com/weather/monthly/29920
Let's begin with the layout of the Main Floor inside our clean & well furnished house: The Great Room includes: a very large beautiful Wood dining table with 10 matching chairs, the fully equiped open Kitchen (has 4 Wood counter bar stools that match the table), comfy lounging chairs & couch & TV. Get ready to relax even more: open the sliding door in the great room- step onto a spacious screened porch with table & chairs ( take the time to kick back, relax and take in the beautiful Ocean view! ) There's also Satellite TV, Free WI-FI, heavy duty Washer/Dryer & more!
More about 5 BRs- all which have a Queen Size Bed: The main floor includes 4 of the 5 Bedrooms (#'s 2-5) & 4 Bath Rooms and Office with Desk/chairs. Proceed thru office to the Upstairs Master Bedroom #1 Suite which covers the entire upstairs: Details: there's a private front deck with a breath taking Ocean View & Huge Bath Room & walk in closet AND rear sitting area & private rear Deck which showcases Harbor Islands Marsh Land or nearby Harbor River. All 5 Bedrooms include a Closet.
THE UPSTAIRS BR #1 MASTER SUITE has especially great views. In the morning from the front deck (consider a cup of coffee) watch the Sunrise peeping slowly over the Ocean.. its often amazing. THEN in the evening from the rear sitting area or back deck (Choose a beverage of your choice) gaze out over the Island's Marsh. The South Carolina Low Country often features Awesome Colorful Sunsets.
The maximum parking allowed at our house is 5 cars. The completly paved Cement Driveway can park 3-4 cars. To park additional cars and to make getting cars in & out easier, park some of your cars in the VERY LARGE completely paved cement garage located under the house that holds 4 cars AND which has LOTS OF additional space. There are 2 Automatic Opening Car Door's to get into the Completly Enclosed Garage under the house. The Garage includes an outdoor shower & is a safe place to keep your bikes and beach stuff. VERY IMPORTANT the heavy duty lattice (built to cover from the ceiling to the ground) lets in light, but keeps out animals THEREFORE- the Side Door & 2 Garage Door's MUST BE CLOSED each night so hungry Racoon's are kept out)
Photo's at our VRBO or HOMEAWAY site show off all rooms of our house & include related general comments. All Photos are up to date. What you see is what will be there when you rent our House. Please also read the Renter Reviews posted on this site.
INCLUDED WHEN YOU RENT- just a short walk from our house is the Island Beach and Racquet Club. Amenities are: A beautiful Olympic Size Pool (OPEN DAILY Mon-Sunday 9:00-6:00) ( view sunset - then gates are locked). (Closed November 1st - Reopens Aprox. April 1st) Enjoy the small Retail Store which includes some Island Gift's, Snack's and a few Necessity Groceries. Also there's volleyball, basketball, a children's pool, swing set, playground, fitness Room, Weight Room, Golf Chipping Yard & tennis.
We have a wonderful breath taking 3 mile sandy beach. Because we are part of a series of Sea Islands, the Surf on our Harbor Island has mild waves. The best swimming is as the tide is coming in, High Tide & as the tide is going out. For more direct Ocean Waves ( at no cost to you ) use our Hunting Island State Park Car Pass, which by car is aprox 1 1/2 mile away. Be sure to go up to the top of the only Light House in South Carolina that can be climbed & visit the Nature Center & hike the trails, then go out to its wonderful beach: They also have a fish fishing pier ( you can also fish on our beach ) SC Fishing license is needed when you fish.
On Harbor Islands Beach, you'll see horseshoe crabs, hermit crabs, watch dolphins play, see beautiful birds fly around & land on the beach to play/eat. Enjoy the Shrimp Boats as they slowly pass. You will hear stories about Loggerhead Sea Turtles nesting in the sand dunes- THEY'RE TRUE. Harbor Island has guidelines to help protect them til they're ready to return to the Ocean. Around Harbor Island you will see terns, pelicans, egrets, herons, osprey, seagulls, cranes, other birds flying & sleeping in the Rookeries. Nature on the island includes rabbits, fox, raccoons, alligators, turtles, deer & other wildlife.
Very Important: I am confident the personal touch that can be provided by me the owner & my Professional Management Company can provide The Best Assistance when you are interested in Booking Our 'Pink House'. After you reach an agreement with me, my local Management company (that is located 2 miles from the Harbor Island Secured Community Gate) will be able to Professionally & securily handle the Processing of your payment & contract... because they, along with me, are directly responsible for our 'Pink House' providing you with great memories and satisfaction. ALL your questions will be answered. The house Will Be Ready when you arrive. If you have further questions / concerns during your stay the Management Company will be there to promptly assist you.
OK- LETS TALK ABOUT RENTING :-) Call me (John, the managing owner) to discuss the property. FINAL rental agreement will be reached ONLY Via our TELEPHONE CONVERSATION's. Please call me THEN ALSO send the email Rental Inquiry available at this site- filling in all blanks, to include the telephone number.
1. The Cost, as shown here at my VRBO or HOMEAWAY site include: The seasonal Base rental rate, cleaning, reservation/damage waiver, gate passes & SC Tourist Tax fees. Some cost will be waived (-0- chg) when you rent WKLY
2. We also have a 4 person golf cart, which is available to rent - it provides the additional fun option of slowly cruising our beautiful & amazing Harbor Island.
3. Check for available rental possibilities. Click the 'View Calendar' button, or scroll down for monthly calendars. My View Calendar is ALWAYS kept current.
4. DO NOT use the Button provided by VRBO or Home Away to get an Instant Quoted Rate... IT WILL NOT BE ACCURATE- this is not my fault as owner. CALL ME THE OWNER TO GET AN ACCURATE QUOTED RATE.
5. A Deposit is due upon Reservation. The balance is due 60 days before arrival OR TOTAL DUE if booking the house 60 days prior to rental check in date.
6. Rates posted & detailed this site are based on the season you plan to rent- subject to change.
7. NO SMOKING ALLOWED Inside the House or inside the adjoining Screened Porch & NO PETS.
Of importance - we are proud that several familes have stayed at our house when their Son or Daughter graduates from Parris Island as a new Marine.
Thanks for your interest. ***Great news, the house during the Fall/Winter/Spring is available to rent Minimum 2-7 Nites ( see Rates for details & exceptions to this announcement ) May 15th thru the End of September is available weekly only*** Call soon to Reserve our 'Pink House' for remaining 2014 and 2015 rental options.
John Ellis & Linda
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
About John Ellis & Linda
Husband & Wife, John Ellis & Linda, live in Alexandria, VA. After traveling to many beautiful beaches, we fell in love with Harbor Island's beauty & tranquility and our 'Pink House', which we purchased June 2012. The low country has a story we hope you will learn about when you stay at our wonderful Beach House.
John Ellis & Linda purchased this house in 2012
Why John Ellis & Linda chose Harbor Island
This beach house made us feel at home instantly. The Ocean is SO CLOSE. The house has spacious rooms. The many decks showcase the beauty of the Ocean & the distant River & Marshes. You can swim, or just relax at our Beautiful Private Beach or the Swim & Racquet Club/Pool. Our Island Community includes 24 Hour Gated Security in & out. This rental house is a great location and value for your vacation dollars.
What makes this house unique
We suggest you Scroll this map to see that we actually are OH SO close to the Ocean seen from our Porch & Decks. Harbor Island is a fantastic location for all beach and nature lovers!
Located on a wonderful Island with 2 1/2 mile's of private beach, our guest have also enjoyed the wild life which includes: many birds (Harbor Island has been named an 'IBA' or Important Bird Area by the National Audubon Society) The pace of life is very laid back and peaceful. Enjoy the Ocean & Wildlife - then go Shop & Eat Out & Enjoy the available sports activities the area offers! Our 'Pink House' will be waiting :-)