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Linda Phaneuf

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

Walkout first floor lagoon villa, 5 minute walk to beach, updated

29 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Overview

Kiawah Island Villa Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6

Take in the morning sunrise from your own deck overlooking a lagoon filled with wildlife including fish, turtles, gulls, herons and the occasional alligator. The corner villa not only has expansive views of the lagoon but also a large grassy area to the front and side where children can play games and animals can run.

The villa consists of two bedrooms with new mattresses, two bathrooms, living room, dining area and full updated kitchen with new cabinets as well as a washer and dryer. The master bedroom, overlooking the lagoon, has a queen sized bed, desk, flat screen television, safe and an enclosed bathroom. The second bedroom has two twin beds, a flat screen television, a pack and play for any infants and an entrance into the second full bathroom. New hardwood floors throughout.

The living room has comfortable furniture with a pull out queen sofa bed. There is a large mounted flat screen TV. Internet is provided.

Enjoy local seafood at the dining table inside or from the enclosed screened patio which has a dining table with room for six adults. Couples can enjoy their meals or morning coffee from the bistro table on the open deck overlooking the lagoon.

For the unfortunate bad weather days you can still enjoy your time in the villa with an assortment of books, games and wireless internet. You will also find a binder full of information on the island, Charleston, area restaurants and places of interest.

Leave your worries and big suitcases at home as all linens including sheets, and towels are provided.

Bring the provided beach bag, beach chairs, beach towels, sand toys, discs for disc golf, beach cart or wagon down to the beach, only a five minute walk away.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Linda Phaneuf (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Kitty; I am sorry that I have not had the opportunity to spend more time to write to say how very much we enjoyed your immaculately clean Kiawah residence....it was so very pleasing. We were very fortunate to have as an outside guest...a baby deer...a little "Bambi"...as cute as a button as the saying goes...the children took reams of photo's...just hoping that some come out to their liking.
Nov 2004
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Reviews

4.8
based on 29 traveler reviews

Walkout first floor lagoon villa, 5 minute walk to beach, updated
average rating of 4.7586207 based on 30 reviews
Huntington WV
5

FEELS LIKE HOME

  • 5 of 5

How blessed we are to be able to come to Katie's Choice two times in one year. We were in what felt like our second home. Christmas was a joy to be able to share with our family in this cheery, cozy villa. Everything was PERFECT, from the new bedroom furniture, updated appliances, breakfast on the deck, views of the lagoon, sounds of the ocean from the deck and of course the helpfulness of our hosts, Kitty & Dan. We started 2008 in your villa and spent the last 2 weeks of 2008 in your villa. We love it and hope to return in 2009 with our new grandson! Kitty & Dan, thank you for everything!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2009
  • Stayed: Dec 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always happy to greet returning guests and try to do everything possible to make their stay memorable. It's so nice to have our guests remark that they feel like it's their second home because it is, in fact, our family's second home. Our grandchildren love it and we hope yours will too! Kitty & Dan
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5

Pleasantly Surprised

  • 5 of 5

Our booking was a difficult one to fill, being that we could only travel for 3 days in June due to my husband's work conflicts. But Linda helped us pull it off! She has a beautiful place, well-equipped with all you need for living and beach going! She even answered my urgent call IMMEDIATELY when we arrived and didn't have the passcode- you saved the day! (Not may owners/managers will do that!) A well-appointed condo, updated nicely and roomy enough for my 4 growing teens! The beach walk was lovely and short, and the beach at Kiawah East Village is beautiful. Saw dolphins, deer and many friendly families. If we had stayed longer we would have rented bikes and checked out the awesome park next door. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review. We appreciate it so much. Any returning guest to the villa always gets a 10% discount on the next visit. We are happy you had a good time. Kiawah is one of the most beautiful places to be!
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5

Great Villa

  • 5 of 5

We came down to Kiawah Island for my cousins wedding. The villa was absolutely perfect for our family. It is updated nicely and had all the amenities that we needed. It was a short walk to the beach which was very convienent for us and our dogs. We would definitely stay again if we came back down to Kiawah Island.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Raleigh, NC
5

Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is my first online review ever, so it may be long! We have rented units in other states through VRBO and been very disappointed. This was not the case with this villa. Linda was very informative and answered all our questions in a very prompt manner. Everything was clean and in excellent working order. The house lacked for nothing. The kitchen was extremely well stocked, as were all the items needed for the beach, ie chairs, towels, umbrellas, beach cart, wagon, etc. Most of the household furniture and mattresses looked new or was in excellent condition, as were the bath and beach towels and sheets/bed spreads. What was really nice was there was there were already the basic paper products and kitchen detergent and soap there to use, and new wrapped soap in the bathrooms. There was also laundry detergent. The only faults in the actual cleanliness of unit were there was a large stain on the second bedroom carpet, but it looked like it had been cleaned and just did not come out, and my husband changed the filter for the air conditioner, as it was pretty dirty, but there was one there so he just did it. Every morning was started with breakfast on the villa's outdoor deck overlooking the lagoon. We had 90+ degree weather all week, but there was always a breeze at the house and the beach. The walk to the beach is about 10 minutes away and is a very easy and pretty walk on the bike paths. Some days we rode bikes over and some days we walked. Please note, it is not accessible by car. The beach is fabulous! There is tons of area when the tide is both in or out. People ride bikes on it, play games, and fly kites. We did rent bikes from Surf Scooter, as Alligator Rentals was sold out and Kiawah Island Resort Rentals is a bit pricier, but they were not the best bikes and the company never answers their phone. We had trouble with the locks they put on, so they had to come out and replace them. Try to book your bikes early with one of the other two companies. The villa is in a great location to enjoy Night Heron Park, especially for children. We did not use it, but there was lots going on there during the week. If I had to complain about one thing is that you can hear the people upstairs, not all the time, but you can hear them. We had a toddler running around the first two days upstairs at 6 a.m. If they had not left after two days, we would have said something. Overall, though, great villa and vacation!!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milford, CT
5

Beautiful, relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The villa was just as promised. Location was perfect. We especially loved sitting out by the lagoon in the sun. We even saw an alligator swim by. We enjoyed biking on the beach, trips to Charleston, Freshfields, Night Heron Park. Thank you for letting us bring our pet. He had a great time at the beach! Would love to stay again on another trip to Kiawah. I would highly recommend this beautiful villa.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great comfortable villa

  • 5 of 5

This unit is exactly as represented by the pictures and descriptions. It is clean and very comfortable.

The kitchen is apply supplied with most anything you need and all appliances worked just fine.

The location is fantastic - just minutes to the beach and the lagoon is beautiful. We were lucky enough to see the resident alligator most mornings while having coffee on the porch.We hope to return to Kiawah soon and would love to return to this unit!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: recommended

Historic Charleston is a leisurely forty-five minute drive from the island. In Charleston you can visit antebellum homes, walk the streets of an important early American port city, shop in the well-known open-air market, and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of 'southern hospitality.' Readers of Conde Nast Magazine also voted Charleston the #2 overall North American destination in North America. 26,000 readers ranked it #2, just behind San Francisco!

Just outside the city of Charleston, you can visit the beautiful gardens at the Middleton and Magnolia plantations along the Ashley River. Drayton Hall, a National Trust for Historic Preservation property, provides a look into the home of a wealthy planter of the 18th century.

Other Activities: canoeing, kayaking

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Rates & Availability

Kiawah Island Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
fall
Aug 20 2016 - Oct 28 2016
4 night minimum stay
$121
$850
 
 
late fall
Oct 29 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$96
$675
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

$625 - $1500
The rate for 3 night weekends is $350 and the rate for 2 night weekends is $225.

Upon receipt of contract from the owner, renters pay a 1/3 deposit. One month prior to rental, the remaining balance is due.
Monies may be paid through a personal check or money order or cashier's check. An address is provided on the contract.

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Amenities

Kiawah Island Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 1059 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Hair dryers provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • The villa has a pack and play for infants as well as booster chairs and a stroller. The living room sofa is a pull out queen sleeper. Both bedrooms have flat screen televisions.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Gated Community
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 5 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
1 queen, 2 twins, 1 queen sleeper sofa, pack and play. Wireless internet access, ceiling fans, toaster, blender, hand mixer, hair dryers, iron & ironing board, beach chairs, baby gate, booster seat, umbrella stroller .

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