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Oceanwoods. The Best Location On Kiawah! Find out why!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

Description

West Beach Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths sleeps 6

WELCOME

My family started going to Kiawah Island in 1990. We picked up a small condo and for the next couple of years every time we went down we scouted the listings until we were lucky enough to find this cottage. Its located in a very quiet and secluded neighborhood called Oceanwoods and it is very close to the beach!

We love having our cottage and we have have set it up so we can share it with you. By renting directly from the owners you can save a few dollars vs. using the rental companies, and experience one of the best locations on Kiawah Island!

Oceanwoods is a very popular Kiawah Island neighborhood for families who love a cottage near the beach. Secluded, at the end of Eugenia Avenue, it is close enough to walk to Night Heron Park or bike to other island amenities. The main attraction is the close proximity to an uncrowded part of the beach. Our cottage, 468 Oceanwoods, is a very short walk to the beach. Often you can hear the surf from the cottage.

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Note: We have a security cam above the lock box focused on the parking lot and entry staircase.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Paul Petkanas
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2016
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About Paul Petkanas

I live in NY and am semi-retired. I go to Kiawah twice a year. Eventually I hope to retire there part time and travel.

Paul Petkanas purchased this cottage in 1992

Why Paul Petkanas chose Kiawah Island

There is something about Kiawah... When you go there you just don't want to leave and the memories last forever. We were fortunate to find our dream vacation cottage near the beach many years ago. Then we had to figure out how to make it work. Sharing it with other families through renting helps financially and has also been emotionally rewarding as well. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

What makes this cottage unique

You want to relax with family and friends? This is the place!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Oceanwoods. The Best Location On Kiawah! Find out why!
average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews
Upstate NY
5

What a beautiful, relaxing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! Highlights:

1. Just a short stroll to the beach

2. Very clean and well appointed beach house

3. Great communication from the owners who even called to check on us because a tropical storm was moving up the coast.

4. Rosebank Farms Cafe

5. Biking to the end of the island to see the dolphins

6. early morning walks on the beach

7. Scoopers for ice cream

8. Playing in the surf

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bill and Jana sent us a picture of their daughter helping the turtle patrol assist some baby loggerheads to the ocean! We're always thankful that our guests are able to have special memories to take home with them!
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5

Fantastic Kiawah Cottage: Great Location, Clean and Cozy!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Kiawah Cottage was fantastic! Paul was a great host and, pre-arrival, gave us very specific instructions on how to check in, what to do/eat in Kiawah, etc. Beach access is a couple of steps from your front door. Also, top notch restaurants at the Santuary and Freshfield Village are within a few minutes drive. The kitchen was stocked with basic needs (plates, cups, silverware, etc). Paul allowing pets to join was just icing on the cake. Overall the stay couldn't have been better and we will be returning!!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Cottage right off the beach

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a great time at the house. It's right off the beach and has everything you'd want for a low key beach trip. The place is also dog friendly, which was critical for us and our chocolate lab. Hope to go back next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome Quiet Getaway for a total family experience.

  • 5 of 5

This was the place we've been looking for to get away and enjoy life. Definitely not the party beach, tourist trap, or shopping meccas that most of the east coast has become. Very few But just enough businesses on the Island. Would recommend Kings Grille for dinner. Kiawah is a truly private beach. Residents & renters only. On the peak of Saturday there might have been 50 people as far as you could see.

There's alot of good inland fishing spots. Without a charter I wouldn't bring heavy fishing gear but most of Kiawah's inland areas are salt water or briney. Crabbing at the bridge across the river was good.

Our stay was a couple of weeks ago, mid-September. Perfectly Serene.

As I'm writing this Mathew is only hours away from inflicting it's wrath on the area with possible storm surges of 11 feet. We only hope and pray this area is spared from any devastation as we would love to return for another visit.

Thanks Paul, Craig Hoge Asheville, NC.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Cottage with a Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Our choice of the Kiawah Cottage made our 5 day stay on the Island very enjoyable. The cottage is modest but it had everything we needed. We had two couples and small children and the layout afforded us plenty of space. The kitchen can be a little tight when it gets too full of people but it's very functional and served our needs just fine. In a nutshell, the cottage exceeded my expectations.

The location is tremendous. Literally a 3 minute walk to the beach, a short walk (or bike ride) to Night Heron Park, a short ride to get ice cream, and if you want to go to Freshfields Village or get to the mainland you are close to the Island gate.

Eugenia Ave leading to the cottage is a beautiful, lightly traveled, tree-covered street. Being at the end of Eugenia, the "neighborhood" is quiet. Having a standalone cottage (vs. a condo) was very nice. We could leave our bikes in the yard, hose the sand off feet and beach items before entering the cottage, have easy access to our cars, etc.

It was a pleasure to work with the owner. He was very friendly and easy to communicate with. He provided all of the necessary information for our stay - very straight-forward and detailed. He responded to my questions and requests for additional information. He was only too happy to help and he genuinely cared that our stay went as well as possible - and it did.

I highly recommend staying at the Kiawah Cottage!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Weekend Getaway

  • 4 of 5

We love Kiahwah Island because it's private and the beaches are beautiful and never crowded. This Cottage was perfect for our long weekend with friends... comfortable for 6 people... short walk to the beach. The kitchen was well stocked with plates, cups, pots and pans and there was a lot of extra towels and bedding if needed. While there are many higher end options on Kiahwah... we found this cottage to be well priced and everything we needed.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

Kiawah has world class golf courses and a top rated tennis resort! The Ocean Course on Kiawah has hosted the Ryder Cup, the Sr. PGA and several other championship matches. The PGA Championship was held there in 2012! Kiawah has approximately 30 miles of leisure trails (walking, biking, etc.. Excellent place for birding and wildlife watching. The main attraction is the 10 mile long beautiful, crescent shaped beach. The only bad thing about Kiawah is the day you have to leave...:(

Rates & Availability

West Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall - Winter 2016 -2017
Oct 29 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
$153
From
$170
Fri,Sat
$918
 
 
Xmas, New Years Eve
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,200
 
 
'17 week 1
Jan 3 2017 - Jan 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
From
$185
Fri,Sat
$995
 
 
'17 week 2
Jan 7 2017 - Jan 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
From
$185
Fri,Sat
$995
 
 
'17 week 3
Jan 14 2017 - Jan 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
From
$185
Fri,Sat,Sun
$995
 
 
'17 week 4
Jan 21 2017 - Jan 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
From
$185
Fri,Sat
$995
 
 
'17 week 5
Jan 28 2017 - Feb 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
From
$185
Fri,Sat
$995
 
 
'17 week 6
Feb 4 2017 - Feb 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
From
$185
Fri,Sat
$995
 
 
'17 week 7
Feb 11 2017 - Feb 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
From
$185
Fri,Sat
$995
 
 
'17 week 8
Feb 18 2017 - Feb 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
From
$185
Fri,Sat
$995
 
 
'17 week 9
Feb 25 2017 - Mar 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,295
 
 
'17 week 10
Mar 4 2017 - Mar 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,295
 
 
'17 week 11
Mar 11 2017 - Mar 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,295
 
 
'17 week 12
Mar 18 2017 - Mar 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,295
 
 
'17 week 13
Mar 25 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,295
 
 
'17 week 14
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,295
 
 
'17 week 15
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,295
 
 
'17 week 16
Apr 15 2017 - Apr 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,295
 
 
'17 week 17
Apr 22 2017 - Apr 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$299
From
$319
Fri,Sat
$1,795
 
 
'17 week 18
Apr 29 2017 - May 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$299
From
$319
Fri,Sat
$1,795
 
 
'17 week19
May 6 2017 - May 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
$299
From
$319
Fri,Sat
$1,795
 
 
'17 week 20
May 13 2017 - May 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$299
From
$319
Fri,Sat
$1,795
 
 
'17 week 21
May 20 2017 - May 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
From
$385
Fri,Sat
$2,195
 
 
'17 week 22
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
From
$385
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,195
 
 
'17 week 23
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
From
$385
Fri,Sat
$2,195
 
 
'17 week 24
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
From
$385
Fri,Sat
$2,195
 
 
'17 week 25
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
From
$385
Fri,Sat
$2,195
 
 
'17 week 26
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
From
$385
Fri,Sat
$2,195
 
 
'17 week 27
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
From
$385
Fri,Sat
$2,195
 
 
'17 week28
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
From
$385
Fri,Sat
$2,195
 
 
'17 week 29
Jul 15 2017 - Jul 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
From
$385
Fri,Sat
$2,195
 
 
'17 week 30
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
$2,195
 
 
'17 week 31
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
$2,195
 
 
'17 week 32
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
$2,195
 
 
'17 week 33
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
$2,195
 
 
'17 week 34
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$365
$2,195
 
 
'17 week 35
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
$1,295
 
 
'17 week 36
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
From
$225
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,295
 
 
'17 week 37
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
$1,295
 
 
'17 week 38
Sep 16 2017 - Sep 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
$1,295
 
 
'17 week 39
Sep 23 2017 - Sep 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
$1,295
 
 
'17 week 40
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
$1,295
 
 
'17 Week 41
Oct 7 2017 - Oct 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
From
$225
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,295
 
 
'17 Week 42
Oct 14 2017 - Oct 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
$1,295
 
 
'17 Week 43
Oct 21 2017 - Oct 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
$1,295
 
 
'17 Week 44
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
$1,295
 
 
'17 Week 45
Nov 4 2017 - Nov 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
$995
 
 
'17 Week 46
Nov 11 2017 - Nov 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
$995
 
 
'17 Week 47
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$185
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,050
 
 
'17 Week 48
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
$995
 
 
'17 Week 49
Dec 2 2017 - Dec 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
$995
 
 
'17 Week 50
Dec 9 2017 - Dec 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
$995
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Payment is accepted by check or credit card.

NOTE: On payments processed through the HomeAway system a "service fee" will be imposed by and paid to Homeaway/VRBO.
I have no control over this fee when payments are made through the HomeAway payment system. Contact me or HomeAway/VRBO customer service if you have any questions about this.

Flexible on arrival, departure day and length of stay.

Pet friendly with pre-approval and pet fee ($20 per pet per night.

Feel free to call or e-mail with any questions.

Deposit and signed contract required for reservation confirmation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

West Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master bath has a walk in shower.
  • Linens are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • THE COTTAGE Our cottage has three bedrooms and two full baths. The master and one of the guest bedrooms each have a queen size bed. The other guest bedroom has two twins. The master bath has a walk in shower. The guest bath has a tub/shower. The cottage sleeps a total of 6. The cottage features a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, living room, screened porch and sun deck. We have a charcoal grill just off the deck. It has cable TV, Wi-Fi, BluRay in the living room, DVD's, washer, dryer and dish washer. It is all set up for you when you get there. Linens are provided and your exit cleaning is included with all rentals. Our cottage offers everything you could want for a restful vacation. And it’s all just a short walk to the beach.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
AMENITIES and POOL ACCESS On the question of pool access. THERE IS NO POOL ACCESS FOR OUR GUESTS. All other resort amenities such as golf, tennis and nature and kid's programs are available ($). If access to a (crowded, noisy) public pool is a must for you, sorry, we can't help. What we can and do offer is a relaxing, convenient location from which to base your explorations of the unique island of Kiawah. OTHER INFORMATION No smoking inside the cottage. Well behaved pets are allowed with permission and a fee. There is a security cam near the front door facing the parking area. On island guest manager available. For more info on Kiawah or 468 Oceanwoods or to check availability and reserve your vacation please call or click 'email the owner'. If you would like to see more pics go to photobucket and search for kiawah cottage or email me and I'll send you a link. If you would like to map the location use the following address; 468 Fiddlers Reach, Kiawah Island, SC, 29455,

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