Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927


Bedrooms 5
Space 5,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 10 adults)

Heated pool, warmth and charm on the beach!! Completely renovated kitchen, bathrooms, and numerous other updates, with new pics to follow by 5/17! From the moment you walk in the house to be greeted by a famously fun Walter Palmer pelican sculpture, the finishing touches on this charismatic 1964 house come from Savannah brick, aged heart pine floors, and knobby cypress and pecky-pine walls, reclaimed from a historic Savannah parish house. The house is buffered from the beach by a 20x50 yard, beautifully landscaped open-space, and the front side of the house is bordered by two lagoons;, bringing the house to feel like a private, peaceful sanctuary! This timeless, beautifully designed home is featured in the first few pages of the book 'Three Decades of Hilton Head Architecture'.

The house has been meticulously maintained and improved over the years by a family member/property manager, who lives two miles away and is on call 24/7 to guarantee your satisfaction and answer any questions.

More Details

Greg Schenkel
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Greg Schenkel

As a family, we've really enjoyed visiting, owning, and enjoying this part of Hilton Head since 1965

Greg Schenkel purchased this house in 1976

Why Greg Schenkel chose Sea Pines

Old-school, cool, classic Hilton Head!

What makes this house unique

Timeless architectural and design vibe to this home.

House maintained and updated frequently.

Guests comment often that they instantly feel welcome and at home in this warm, rich setting.


Sea Pines House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , converts to king-ask!
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , converts to king-ask!
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , converts to king-ask!
    Convertible Bed - 2 sleep sofa /futon , common areas
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
In cooler months, pool heat may cost $30-110/day.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

100% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Perfect House, Great Location and Everything you need is there!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the second year that my family stayed at this house and we were not disappointed either year. This house is perfect for families or large groups. Each bed room has its own private bathroom (all of which have been updated and are super nice)! The children in our group were pleased to see the addition of a few more TV's in the house. The kitchen is so well stocked with everything you need from large dishes, blenders, to spices and etc. The pool is perfect location and the deck and hammock are so wonderful and peaceful to take an afternoon nap in. The house even has extra beach toys, kayaks, boogie boards and beach towels in case you forgot to pack your own. Greg the property manager is super nice and very helpful!

The only thing the teenage girls requested be added to the house is locking doors on the bedrooms.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
4 0

Perfect house and location for our family!

  • 5 of 5

This house was exactly what we were looking for! We are extremely thankful to Greg for sharing his charming home. We wanted a house that was owner/managed. We have found these houses to be quite a bit better in our experience.

This is what we loved:

Each of the 5 bedrooms had it's own bathroom.

The beach was large and beautiful! The kids loved the pool and the decks as well.

The location was perfect for biking. The bike trails are well done in Sea Pines.

The kitchen is well stocked and the family room was perfect to get everyone together talk, play games, watch a movie. We loved the layout of the house.

I agree with all of the reviews below. I was thankful to read them when I was looking for a house, then to agree with them once I arrived at the house.

I would absolutely recommend this house to my friends and return!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
North Royalton, Ohio, USA

House. Host with Personality

  • 5 of 5

This home offers a fabulous setting for large family vacation. Greg was hospitable and personable. Stayed in contact with us to insure all was going well without being a pest. The place was a perfect location oceanside and close to everything. Not fancy-smancy, but lots of character and clean. The home is stocked with everything from beach toys to fabric softener. You name it...they got it, no expense spared. Our dog loved it! Very reasonably priced in the off season for the Gold Coast. Live like a millionaire. Will return in the fall.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
Miami, Fl

The Best

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't think of a better place to spend a vacation. The house is lovely, plenty of room, everything is clean and comfortable, and the best views around. Everything you need and extras are included in this beautiful home. We sat on the deck each morning having our breakfast and listen to the waves crashing on shore. There was always a wonderful breeze and great trees to keep it cool. The hammock on the lower deck, by the water, was my favorite stop to read my book or watch the people walking on the beach. I don't think you could find a better place to stay. All are needs were met and we would recommend this home to anyone wanting a great vacation spot. We are can't wait to spend another vacation at this lovely property.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2009
  • Stayed: March 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
7 0
United States

Best Ever!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent house with lots of room and beautiful beach. Great for families and friends...a must stay kind of place!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2009
  • Stayed: December 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
5 0
ridgway colorado

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at this beach house for a week in june of 08 and we had the best time. It is such a perfect spot for lots of people to be comfortable and so kid friendly. The beach is right out the door so everyone can be on their own time frame..and come and go from the beach as you wish.Its a lovley home..we want to go back every year..thank you jill

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2009
  • Stayed: December 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
6 0


Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Hilton Head
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Sea Pines Plantation Club Beach Bar
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sea PInes Plantation Club
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Metres
The Ocean Deck at Sea Pines Club
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
H2O Water Sports
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
front yard
Car: recommended

Beach Lagoon offers a uniquely private beach, since only 2 rows of homes feed into the 3/4 mile long beach!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

sea pines gate pass/car $20
Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.