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Luann Brenner

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

Palmetto Dunes colorful 2nd Row with great access to the ocean, screened porch

50 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights

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Hilton Head Island House Rental Photos and Description

3-4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 12

Your Home away from Home: Why should you choose us?

Because we know that your vacations are as important to you as they are to us .

In addition to all the great things about this house, we provide some extra little TLC you might not find elsewhere!'

***beach towels provided for your us ***pet friendly in the spring, fall and winter

***2 full size refrigerators ***keyless entry

***screened porch overlooking pool ***easy access to the beach

***pool is cleaned 3x/week for your swimming pleasure, not the usual 2x/week

***great price on pool heat during heating season

***lots of additional information available to first time island visitors

***outside mosquito/no-see-um control during the summer season

***we ask for constant feedback to keep it well maintained and are very proactive

with any issues

***notification of last minute, deep discounts on availability in BOTH of our homes


The details:

Wonderful vacation home, located 2nd row in Palmetto Dunes. Easy access to beach walk, which can often be challenging in 2nd row homes. Large screened porch is rare in 2nd row homes and opens to family room and overlooks your private pool. Professionally decorated in colorful beach style. Large kitchen/great room/porch provides big area for entertaining and family activities. TV/DVD in every bedroom, heatable pool, 2 full size refrigerators for your convenience. The three 1st floor bedrooms have 1 king bed, 1 queen bed, and 1 king-swing (you choose to have it made as twins or king) respectively. Bonus room on 2nd floor has 2 sets of unbunked bunk /trundle beds which will sleep 6 kids, and a play area for children. We provide beach towels, beach toys, children's games and the daily newspaper to make your visit easier. Available for winter monthly rental at reduced rate. Discounts available on bike rentals. ! You will love it!

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

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great stay at 4 Dinghy. The house is an awesome location to the beach and other Palmetto Dunes amenities. The house was decently well equipped with things but a few kitchen items may need to be purchased or brought with you. The beach towels that were provided were a huge plus and helped in packing with kids. The pool was very nice- some shade and some sun. The beds were comfortable and in general we were very happy. We had some issues with hornet nest and the owner/rental property managers responded within hours of our inquiry for help. They also followed up to confirm that things were ok. I highly recommend this house for rental.
Aug 2014
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based on 50 traveler reviews

Palmetto Dunes colorful 2nd Row with great access to the ocean, screened porch
average rating of 4.9 based on 56 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Lovely home!!! Very bright and comfortable! Luann is a wonderful hostess, very attentive and stayed in communication throughout our stay suggesting things to do. Loved the two frigs, keyless entry and large porch (especially during the tropical storm).

We'll definitely rent again!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Great location and wonderful owner!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this property 2 times and have loved it! It is just steps from the beach and is a great size for multiple families. The children have loved to stay in the upper room - house attic converted as a kids bedroom, room for 6 children to sleep. The kitchen/living room is a great size for everyone to hang out. The pool is large enough for everyone to swim at the same time! Luann is superb in customer service. She really goes the extra mile to make sure your stay is enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Very conducive home for multiply family stay

  • 4 of 5

Although the home is older, the layout worked well for my sister and her family, my parents, and my family. We all had our own space but utilized the large living area and screened in porch to accommodate all of us at the same time. The near proximity to the beach was much appreciated as we came back to the house as needed for lunch and reapplying sunblock. The pool was a nice plus too, especially for the kids and my parents. Luann labels EVERYTHING so there is no guess work as to where things are or how to use them. The house is well stocked with all the appliances, kitchen tools and towels you will need for your getaway. Luann is also available during your trip if anything should need attention. She gets back with you promptly. As with any beach rental, by the middle of summer, the house could use better cleaning. Understandably, the house has a short turnover time, so just the surface gets cleaned. Pillows and mattresses are due to be replaced. Overall, we had a great experience!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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This house has it all

  • 5 of 5

Great beach house! It's a very short walk to a nice beach with large tidal pools at low tide. My kids had a blast discovering all kinds of stranded sea creatures. We enjoyed the pool several times a day. There are neighboring houses but the dense landscape makes you feel secluded.

The property owner, Luann, has the best customer service - actually she makes you feel like your part of the family. Whole Foods and the best Kroger I've ever seen are just minutes away. We hope to visit again soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Incredible Stay

  • 5 of 5

This is an exceptional property! The proximity to the beach is priceless and we will certainly stay again. The description is absolutely accurate.

PROS- Clean, well maintained, every little amenity thought of and available, literally 3 minute walk to the beach, fun perfect sized pool, screened in porch, HUGE kitchen and living area, washer/dryer, super fun kid room (bring back the bunkbeds the kids said lol), 3 full baths. I could go on and on.

CONS- 2 things the owners cannot help at all-- 1. layout of house is strange if you have young kids. We did not have enough bedrooms for the kids to stay on the main floors, so they stayed in the kids room (fun for them). However, since we stayed in the master bedroom, the kids were far away from us- which they did not like. Minor issue, but they are young and worried about needing us at night etc. 2. The garage is on bottom as with most beach houses. Just something to be aware of- you will be carrying things up stairs. The only other CON I can think of is that the walkway to the beach was not obvious for us, so we spent awhile exploring in order to find it. So take note: From pool area take the small cement stone walkway away from the house, take a right, walk a bit to another cement stone walkway, then left onto a paved walkway. This will lead to a bridge with stairs that lead to the beach.

Here's a tip, bring bug spray and citronella candles. The mosquitos were high in number at the pool area and we got eaten up the first evening!

We were three families staying together and we were more than comfortable. Everything was provided that we could think of (except a muffin tin!). The kids said best vacation ever and I have to agree. Highly recommend this gem! LuAnn is especially helpful and very concerned and considerate of her guests. Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review with great suggestions for other guests! As you suggest, it is important that kids using the upstairs bedroom be comfortable sleeping upstairs, and old enough to come down the spiral stairs by themselves. And we will look into getting a "to the beach" sign--what a fun idea! Muffin tin--coming right up! Thanks for choosing us and please come visit again!
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Hands Down Best Vacation Home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first rental in Hilton Head. We loved it. The house was perfect for my family of 4, 2 college kids along with my parents. The beach is so close and the pool is a great bonus. We loved the layout of the house. Quiet for those who are late risers, getting them up with the smell of breakfast. The screened in porch was perfect for morning coffee and meals. We spent a great deal of time outside. The beds were comfortable and house is well stocked. We loved the 2 refrigerators and ice makers. I saved the best for last, the owner Luann! Our rental process was the most personable experience of my many years renting beach homes. Luann offers so much information and is available for all your questions. We will be definitely be back.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We do try hard to make your experience as wonderful as possible--we know vacations are as important to you as they are to us. And we really appreciate your alerting us to the broken part on the fridge door--it allowed us to order the part the next day, and have it installed the following week. Feedback such as yours from our guests helps us keep the house in good condition, and to fix little problems before they become big. Please do visit again!
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Savannah (SAV) or Hilton Head (HHH) 2 miles

Beach, water activities, tennis, golf and biking abound in this vacationer's heaven. Plays, art galleries, upscale and outlet shopping available nearby. Old fashioned general store right in Palmetto Dunes for the kids, as well as many grocery stores on island. Hundreds of upscale and family restaurants to choose from, casual dress is acceptable in almost all.

Other Activities: Lots of shopping, water sports, beach activities, music and art performances.

We have arrangements with Riding Tigers Bike Rentals to obtain discounted pricing on weekly bike rentals. Simply call them at 843-686-5833, or book online and mention our property and discount offer in the comment section and they will extend the discount to you.


Rates & Availability

Hilton Head Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall and late fall, 2016
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 28 2016
7 night minimum stay
winter, 2016
Oct 29 2016 - Nov 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving, 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Dec 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
Winter, 2016
Dec 3 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
Christmas, 2016
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter, 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Mar 10 2017
30 night minimum stay
Early spring, 2017
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Easter season
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid spring, 2017
Apr 22 2017 - May 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late spring, 2017
May 20 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early June 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
early June 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
summer, 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer, 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late summer, 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day, 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
September, 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
October, 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
November, 2017
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving, 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Dec 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
December, 2017
Dec 2 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Christmas, 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

Please inquire about rates for last minute reservations. We are pet friendly during the spring, fall and winter seasons.
Rates for non-peak rate weeks may vary from above rates. Please email to confirm rate, and for any weeks for which the standard rate appears by default.
Our payment terms and cancellation options do not fit exactly into the Homeaway options. Ours are pretty standard for Hilton Head. Feel free to email if you have any questions!
Our payment terms are:
Current year reservations: After initial Homeaway deposit, a deposit to bring you to 50% will be due within 1-2 weeks of signing license agreement, final deposit due 45 days prior to visit.
Subsequent year reservations: After initial Homeaway deposit, an additional deposit to bring you to 50% is due no later than Nov. 15 of current year. Final deposit due 45 days prior to visit. Credit card payment is available, however guest is additionally billed 3% convenience fee except on first Homeaway deposit.

Cancellation of this reservation less than 120 days prior to your arrival date can result in the loss of your entire deposit. If cancellation is necessary, we will attempt to re-rent the property at the same contracted rate, and if successful, the deposit less the original non-refundable deposit will be returned to the guest.If re-rented for a lesser amount, the difference between this rental and the lesser rental amount shall not be refunded. Because of the challenges of last minute rental of large properties, we suggest you obtain travel insurance to prevent against unforeseen issues. We thank you for your understanding and recommend which offers travelers protection from illness, death, or other travel emergencies that can occur.

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Hilton Head Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bedroom bathroom - toilet , shower , private,Double sinks
    3rd bedroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , private
    outdoor - outdoor shower
    2nd bedroom bathroom - toilet , shower , Access from hallway and bedroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Choose king or twins
    Bedroom 4 - 6 twin/ single , 2 bunk/trundle combos--kids only
  • Master bedroom is king bed. 2nd bedroom is queen size bed. 3rd bedroom can be 2 twins or King, at your request. All 3 bedrooms have attached bathrooms. Up the spiral stairs is an adorable kids room, with 6 beds. No closet or bath up here.
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
On first floor, 3 bedrooms. 1 king, 1 queen, 2 twins or king. On 2nd floor, 2 sets of bunk beds with trundles (sleep 6 - kids only.) Great access to beachwalk; lg screened porch overlooks pool; professionally decorated; heatable pool; beach towels, games provided; TVs in every bedroom, family room, den.

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