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Cindy or Gene

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Sweeping Marsh Views, Stunning Architecture - 14 Rockers!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Wild Dunes House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Come and relax in the tranquility of nature in this unique home perched on edge of the salt marsh on the back side of Wild Dunes. Dramatic, open architecture, with sweeping marsh views, looking out to Dewees inlet. Have morning coffee in the porch rockers, walk 15 minutes to a beautiful, uncrowded beach, take a ride around the island on one of our 5 bicycles, or enjoy all the golf, tennis and swimming that Wild Dunes has to offer. Spend your afternoon relaxing with a book in the hammock or one of the comfy window seats, or take a glass of wine to the porch rockers and watch the afternoon clouds move over the marsh. When dinner time rolls around, create your own low country cuisine in our fully equipped kitchen -- or venture out to Charleston, Mount Pleasant or Sullivan's Island to one of the many amazing area restaurants.

Unique features of this home include the 14 rocking chairs, distinctive post-and-beam architecture, gourmet kitchen, 3,000 sq. ft. open floor plan, elevator and 90-inch Mitsubishi front projection HDTV (but most of all THE VIEW!)

Perfect for six people and will work for eight (three bedrooms with queen-size beds, plus an extra 'half bedroom' with double-size bed). Two full baths and one large powder room, plus outdoor hotwater shower. High quality linens. Master bedroom has 32-inch Sony LCD HDTV and private balcony with two rockers. High speed wireless internet access via cable modem at no charge.

Hardwood floors throughout. Granite in kitchen and baths. Cathedral ceilings in loft and master bedroom. Fully-equipped kitchen with two ovens, Sub-Zero refrigerator, recipe books, etc. Screen porch with four rockers and sofa. Covered porch with four rockers and dining for for six. Living room with large sofa and four swivel rockers, ideal for viewing marsh or 90-inch front projection HDTV. Laundry room with washer and dryer. Sports Card for access to Wild Dunes fitness, golf, swimming and tennis facilities (though you pay activity fees).

One of the most outstanding features of this home is the architecture. Designed by Peter Bohlin, recipient of the 2010 American Institute of Architects Gold Medal and designer of the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in NYC, it feels spacious and expansive with dramatic angles, striking architectural features -- and huge windows that make you feel as though your are in the midst of nature, not looking out at it. Photos and words don't do it justice -- you just have to experience it!

Weekly rentals are accepted on a Sunday to Sunday basis. Not suitable for children under the age of eight due to open balconies, elevator, unlocked cabinets, etc. No pets, no parties, no smoking.

Keywords: House, Marsh, Nature, Secluded, Elevator

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Cindy or Gene (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Cindy or Gene

We are dedicated beach walkers, book readers, nature lovers, Panthers fans and foodies in our fifties/sixties.

Cindy or Gene purchased this house in 2005

Why Cindy or Gene chose Charleston Area

The sweeping marsh views will take your breath away! Enjoy the peace and tranquility of porch rockers, dense pines and palm trees, deer, marsh birds and quiet -- all within a short walk or bike ride of all that Wild Dunes has to offer -- beach, golf, tennis, swimming, etc. Prepare fresh, local seafood in our fully equipped kitchen, or venture out into Charleston, Mount Pleasant or Sullivan's Island for dinner at one of the many amazing restaurants.

What makes this house unique

14 rocking chairs, 5 bicycles, 2 comfy window seats, 3,000 sq. ft. open floor plan, elevator, 90-inch Mitsubishi front projection HDTV.

Also, hardwood floors and custom cabinets throughout. Granite in kitchen and baths. Cathedral ceilings in loft and master bedroom. Fully-equipped kitchen with two ovens, Sub-Zero refrigerator, recipe books, etc. Screen porch with four rockers and sofa. Covered porch with four rockers and dining for for six. Living room with large sofa and four swivel rockers, ideal for viewing marsh or 90-inch front projection HDTV. Laundry room with washer and dryer. Sports Card for access to Wild Dunes fitness, golf, swimming and tennis facilities (though you pay activity fees).

One of the most outstanding features of this home is the architecture. Designed by Peter Bohlin, recipient of the 2010 American Institute of Architects Gold Medal and designer of the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in NYC, it feels spacious and expansive with dramatic angles, striking architectural features -- and huge windows that make you feel as though your are in the midst of nature, not looking out at it. Photos and words don't do it justice -- you just have to experience it!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)
Sweeping Marsh Views, Stunning Architecture - 14 Rockers!
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews
5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Seagrass Lane is perhaps the best location in Wild Dunes!

This home has privacy, and probably the most beautiful view of the marsh, that is available.

The view is great in the photo, however, it's a "wow" when you enter the home.

I found the home to be very clean, well stocked, and very relaxing for a group.

Our family enjoyed the central living space, that accommodates everyone to be together,

and the spacious porch.

The owners quickly respond to enquiries, and were most helpful.

We hope to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Marsh House - August 2016

  • 4 of 5

The renting process was very smooth with the keys arriving 1 week prior. Detail instructions very helpful and accurate. The house is located at the back of Wild Dunes so you have a very quite and peaceful place to relax and WOW the views. We spent every morning and every evening into the night on that back porch. So very relaxing. The location and the views are the highlight of this vacation property!

The second floor features two bedrooms and a shared bath. The architecture of the home allows both bedrooms to open to the main floor which diminishes privacy on the second floor. The noise of the main floor (emptying the dishwasher or having the ball game on) seems to echo on the second floor so if you have teenagers that like to sleep in that might be an issue. We enjoy to cook and found the kitchen lacking of some essentials (platters, serving bowls, prep bowls, appetizer plates) but we understand that most people go on vacation not to cook! The towels are in need of upgrades. They are of a better quality but are faded. The couch had also seen it's better days. I know we rented at the end of a very busy season but all of the doors and door jams were in need of a very good clean. The bikes were functional to a minimum degree (the chain slips bad on one beach bike and the other one makes a clunking noise). There are two other bikes available (not for the beach) and one of them (white one) works beautifully but the blue one's gears are messing up. We also found it very inconvenient to take the trash to the dumpster the day you leave. I just don't understand why you can't leave it in the trash bins. Overall the property was a delight! We would rent again without taking the teenagers (that would elevate most of the problems we had with the property: Noise, cooking, bikes). Compare to most homes in this price point the house is very nice!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome!!

  • 5 of 5

This house really was a great find for our family vacation.The owners was amazing to work with as well.We made some memories that will last a lifetime.It has plenty of space for two family's of four and peace,comfort and security while staying in the home.Thanks to the White's for opening there home to us....

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Wonderful House

  • 5 of 5

This house really exceeded our expectations! It beautiful, comfortable and the views were amazing. I seldom rent the same house twice, but I would rent this house again.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5, 2 adults and 3 children( ages 10-15), stayed here for a week after Christmas. The location is great, in the resort of Wild Dunes but about 25 minutes drive to Charleston.The house is spacious, clean, with lovely decor, the photos are accurate. It was very quiet at night and beds were comfortable.

We made use of the bikes provided and enjoyed the trails throughout the resort. We walked to the private beach a few times. One of the highlights of our trip was seeing some dolphins very close to the shore and my daughter finding a perfect sand dollar. We drove into the beautiful city of Charleston a few times and visited a plantation. We also enjoyed being close to Sullivan's Island for dinner at Salt and Poe's Tavern. We'd love to visit again when the weather is warmer to fully take advantage of the beach, the porches/deck around the house and the resort amenities.

The owners were easy to deal with and responded promptly to all inquiries.

We would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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The Schumakers from Wisconsin

  • 5 of 5

WOW!!! What a house!!! If you want quiet, gorgeous views (we even saw deer walking through the swamp at low tide),privacy and a phenomenal kitchen in which to prepare food.....this is the house for you! Beach access to an almost private beach is very convenient and provides one the ocean without the crowds! You would never believe you are in a crowded resort area; yet you have the ability to enjoy the resort amenities. It was for us the perfect balance of relaxation and activity. We are very sad that we are so far away!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Charleston International Airport
Nearest Beach
0.7 Miles
Isle of Palms - Wild Dunes Resort
Car: recommended

Beach, Walking, Golf (2 Tom Fazio-designed courses), Tennis (top 10 tennis resort), Marina, Plantations and Gardens, Historic Charleston, South Carolina Aquarium, Fort Sumter, USS Yorktown

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Rates & Availability

Wild Dunes House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Summer
Aug 7 2016 - Sep 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
$525
$3,000
 
 
Fall
Sep 4 2016 - Oct 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
$460
$2,650
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 16 2016 - Nov 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
$410
$2,350
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$460
$2,650
 
 
Winter
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,600
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$460
$2,650
 
 
Winter
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.5%

We require a $500 security deposit which is due 30 days prior to the rental. Assuming no damage, it is refunded after the keys are returned.

Weekly rentals are from Sunday to Sunday. Minimum stay during the summer is one week.

Rates quoted include cleaning and are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

Long-term rates are available upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Wild Dunes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Cable/HDTV, CD/DVD Players, High Speed Wireless Internet Access, Apple TV, Coffee Maker, Coffee Grinder, Mixer, Toaster Oven, Trash Compactor, Phones, Six Bicycles - bring your own helmets

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