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3BR Beautiful Lagoon View Home, Wifi, Save 15%+ Thru Owner

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,416 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, bedding for 6, maximum 8 persons

This friendly, gold rated three bedroom Vanderhorst plantation home is on a peaceful lagoon. It has an open, congenial floor plan with lots of windows. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and each of the two guest rooms upstairs has two single beds. The modern, well lit master bathroom includes a large, walk in, tiled shower and a bathtub (both with regular and hand held water heads), and a double sink vanity. The modern kitchen was fully renovated in February, 2015. There is a HD LCD, VCR, TV in the living room and a HD LCD-LED TV in the master bedroom. The TVs are served with DirectTV. You will spend lots of time on the large deck and adjacent screened in porch with coffee, cocktails or binoculars in hand, enjoying the quiet surroundings and its egrets, blue herons, jumping fish, deer, and other wildlife. The peaceful surroundings are a joy to awaken to each morning. Guests also have access to high speed wireless and cabled internet.

This home is comfortable and welcoming, and is perfect for families and couples.

There is a bike trail directly to the 11 mile long famous private beach. The beach is less than a mile from the house, about an 8 minute leisurely bike ride.

15% discount renting direct through owner: Save 15%+ off normal rates by renting directly through owner. You will still receive all the amenities of Wyndham Vacation Rentals, including keys, passes, and a welcome package at Wyndham’s convenient welcome center at the Freshfields shopping village (located at the entrance to the island), sheets, bath towels, soap and shampoo, basic starter kitchen items (sponges, soap, etc.), 24/7 call access to answer questions or resolve any maintenance or other issues, and a full cleaning after your stay.

Spring, Summer and Fall rentals are from Saturday to Saturday. Exceptions can sometimes be made.

Great beach, nature and other benefits. Kiawah's 11 mile long private beach deserves its world class reputation. The water is actually warm and welcoming from June through September. The sand is perfect for sand castles, and kids love the tidal wading pools. Kiawah abounds with plants, birds and other animals. 30 miles of bike paths meander through various habitats. The nature center offers various types of sightseeing tours, and well as kayak and canoe adventures n the tidal marshes and Kiawah River.

Kiawah is only 20 miles from Charleston and its fine restaurants, horse drawn tours, and other sites. A 30 to 40 minute drive will take you to Magnolia, Middleton and other lovely plantations on the Ashley River, the Audubon Society swamp walk, and many other attractions.

Famous Golf and Tennis Facilities: Kiawah is famous for its golf courses, including the Ocean Course where the Ryder Cup and the PGA Championship were played. There is a wonderful golf learning facility, and excellent driving ranges. Kiawah's clay and hard court tennis facilities have been rated No. 1 in the World. The island's 5 Star Sanctuary Hotel and Spa, and its very fine restaurants, are definitely worth a visit.

More Details

Sam Hunt
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017

About Sam Hunt

I have been coming to Kiawah since 1962, when my parents bought a house on the Island from Mr. Royal. It was a jungle island then, with a rickety wood bridge, dirt roads, 12 houses on Eugenia Avenue by the beach (many are still there), and incredible nature. We have loved Kiawah and the Charleston area. There is never a dull day.

Sam Hunt purchased this house in 1996

Why Sam Hunt chose Kiawah Island

Our house is a sunny, comfortable, refuge next to quite lagoon on a quiet street. Waking up each morning and seeing the fish jumping in the lagoon out of the glass bedroom sliding doors is a beautiful start to the day.


Vanderhorst Plantation House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2416 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
  • The modern master bathroom has a double granite top vanity, and a tiled walk in shower and a bathtub. Each includes a hand held shower sprayer. One of the upstairs bedrooms has a private porch that overlooks the lagoon.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , TV
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Private porch
  • Beds for 6 (one queen and four single beds). 8 allowed.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The house includes a large deck, screened in porch, large, enclosed wooden floor outdoor shower, full service kitchen and a clothes washer and clothes dryer. There are LCD, flat screen, HD TVs in the living room and in the master bedroom, both connected to DirectTV satellite. There is plenty of parking in the driveway and paved apron in front of the garage. The house is on a rarely traveled, quiet street. Linens, towels, soap, shampoo and a kitchen starter set (dishwasher soap, paper towels, dish soap, dish towels, etc.) are provided. A iron and ironing board, and a hair blow dryer, are included. You should bring your own beach towels.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

3BR Beautiful Lagoon View Home, Wifi, Save 15%+ Thru Owner
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 24 reviews
Lexington, MA

A great time

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with the house and its quiet location. The décor in the living room was very comfortable, just right for our family. The master bedroom is really pleasant and light, with it's own TV, access to the deck, and a great view of the lagoon. The master bath is spacious, and includes a large Jacuzzi. We loved the comfortable, open design of the living room, dining room and kitchen- perfect for socializing and relaxing together, and the large dining room table was a real plus. The kitchen was equipped with everything you would want for cooking and serving.

The deck was great, quiet and with a view of the lagoon, which is only 30 feet or so from the deck. We rented bikes and had fun biking around the island. There are well-maintained bike trails everywhere, and the terrain is flat- just our speed. We especially enjoyed biking on the beach. The house is not within walking distance of the beach, but it was easy to bike there, just 7 or 8 minutes through some pretty areas. We would definitely return to this house again.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lawrence, KS, USA

Elegant and relaxing home

  • 5 of 5

We loved this home on the lagoon on Kiawah Island. The kitchen was excellent with every imaginable gadget you could need, the bedrooms and baths were comfortable and spacious, the living space was really lovely with it's openness and view of the lagoon. We enjoyed the bike paths, kayaking, and some of the best food for the best prices. Our host, Sam, went out of his way to make it the most comfortable stay possible.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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new york

Home away from home---but better!

  • 5 of 5

Staying in this home is a delight. Not only is it in a beautiful and peaceful location, it is impeccably furnished and maintained. You're a 7-10 minute bike ride away from the beach. You can also drive to one of several access points if you need to haul lots of gear to the beach.

And the beach. Oh, my! One of the most spectacular of the sea islands (and I've experienced several). Nice, clean and family-oriented beach. Rent beach cruiser bikes (easy and inexpensive) and ride the beach while the tide is out or going out.

The house is furnished with comfort and utility in mind. There's a spectacular kitchen (I want it in my home) that makes it easy and fun to cook. It's well-provisioned with kitchen tools, implements, storage (of course you need to bring stuff). Furniture is comfortable but not fussy, and can accommodate a crowd. Great BBQ.

Expect to spend time on a lovely wide porch with lots of seating that overlooks a pond with jumping fish and many birds.

Sleeping arrangements range from terrific (master) to comfortable. My guests and I all appreciated the ample closet and storage space.

There are several restaurants or food options within 10-20 minute drive. There are many options if you want to go off-island and drive a bit further.

I cannot wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lexington,SC, USA

23 Marsh Edge

  • 5 of 5

It was a wonderful week for me on Kiawah Island and to add to my stay was the wonderful home at 23 Marsh Edge Ln. This house on Kiawah was unbelievably decorated that was very inviting and comfortable. The master suite was on the main level that is very large with a sitting area for TV watching or just gazing at the Lagoon in the backyard. The Master Bathroom is large, functional and very well planned out besides having beautiful tile work. The kitchen is well stocked will all the necessary items to prepare wonderful meals using fresh low country seafood and veggies that may be served intimately at the breakfast nook or in the separate dinning area. There are two separate bedrooms upstairs with a bath and the house has a private outdoor shower. The back of this house has large covered porches with part of it being screened with nice comfortable furnishings. In the backyard is a huge Lagoon that's naturally landscaped that you can birdwatch and enjoy the quietness of the outdoors. I rode to the beach due to my broken leg, the drive was a very short distance the scenery is beautiful easy parking available at the beach and the Kiawah Beach is absolutely majestic. I am looking forward to my next visit to the island and to stay again in this very nice comfortable home.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, complete, and quiet.

  • 5 of 5

The island is beautiful and it is fun to take advantage of the bike paths and the beach. It is very lush and nicely developed with the homes set off the roads and with space between homes. The use of the lagoons adds greatly to the ambiance and beauty. For someone from the Pacific Northwest the warm ocean water was a treat. There was really only one day when the humidity was really noticeable and if one sought out the breeze even that was okay. the close by observation tower was a treat, we could even hear the clack clack the posted sign told us about. A very relaxing atmosphere and good for a break from "the real world".

I enjoyed the feel of a smaller city and the smaller airport. Friendly people and easy to get around in. We had drinks and a snack at the Andell in Freshfields one evening and greatly enjoyed the Port Authority 4 man band that was playing. Really good dance music. The next night a concert was held in the open area of Freshfields. The concert was well attended with folks bringing their lawn chairs and the kids running around being kids. I believe lots of ice cream was eaten and glasses of wine sipped.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Long Island NY

Wonderful. Beyond our expectations

  • 5 of 5

We have finally had a chance to post about our stay in this wonderful house. My family stayed in this lovely home on Kiawah during the last week of July and had the best and most relaxing vacation of our very busy lives. The house was in a perfect location to run away from our stressful life (2 teenagers & a child with a disability) & allow all of us to relax & explore what the island had to offer . We biked with our Autistic daughter on the beach for miles almost every day, & also through beautiful bike paths. (you don’t need to bring bikes as the weekly rental is very reasonable & the bikes are in great condition & very sturdy). My husband & son spent many days fishing in the surf. And even spent a day on a charter fishing trip near by.(The guy at Dick’s sporting goods helped rig us up with some local setups). We took nature walks, appreciated the natural surroundings (including the alligators, deer and other wildlife), and loved the wide varieties of great Southern food. The house is in a beautiful, quiet, location overlooking a lovely lagoon. My son fished off the big back deck as we watched the eagle in the tree keeping an eye on him fishing each day looking for his meal. It was unreal! This house felt like home from the minute we stepped through the door. We loved the sense of cozy intimacy for us to return to after a busy day. The master bedroom is huge, beautiful and very comfortable. You wake up each morning to see the lagoon, and often jumping fish. Grandma & my daughter picked the cute girlie room upstairs with twin bed (very nice size). The boys had their own room next door. The house is warm and very comfortable, providing a welcome and quiet retreat that made us relax and feel like we were truly living in a home away from home which made our life very easy for that week because of our circumstances. The house was fully stocked with everything we needed. We cooked, we baked, set-up for picnics on the beach & enjoyed great restaurants on the island minutes away. The owner was an absolute pleasure to work with, and made everything easy. We have vacationed at other ocean locations in South and North Carolina, but this Island called Kiawah is definitely our favorite. We had a terrific family vacation in this wonderful island retreat. We are already planning a return to this beautiful Island home.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Kiawah courses
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.8 Miles
Car: necessary

Kiawah and its beach deserve their world class reputations. The ocean water is comfortably warm but still refreshing from June to September, there are often great waves for body surfing, the sand can’t be beat for sand castles, and kids love the tidal wading pools. The island's 30 miles of bike trails meander though all sorts of habitats. Of course the island includes its renowned, award winning golf courses and tennis facilities, and there is a wonderful children's camp filled with daily activities and excursions. Guests may join the Nature Center’s walking, van, bike, canoe, kayak, and boat tours and other activities. The upscale Freshfields Village, with its excellent grocery store, coffee shops and other stores, is nearby. A marina with deep-sea fishing and sailing charters are located at the nearby Bohicket Marina. It’s easy to get to Charleston. Family style and fine restaurants are located on the island, just off island and, of course, in Charleston, only 24 miles away.


Rates & Availability

Vanderhorst Plantation House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 25 2017 - Apr 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Spring
Apr 15 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 20 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 7 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Fall 2
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Dec 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 2 2017 - Mar 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.5%

Weekly rates from $1,071 to $2,303. Rates reflect 15%+ discount for renting directly from owner. Add $291 cleaning and related fee, charged by the on Island property manager, to stays of 3 days or less. For stays of more than 3 but less than 7 days, a portion of the $291 fee will be added, depending on the number of days of the rental. RATES QUOTED BY HOME AWAY AND VRBO MAY NOT INCLUDE THIS CLEANING AND RELATED FEE, SO YOU MUSH CHECK WITH THE OWNER TO MAKE SURE THAT THE RATE QUOTED BY HOME AWAY OR VRBO IS CORRECT. During certain seasons, Kiawah rentals are weekly, Sat to Sat. Changes can sometimes be made. Check with owner. Payment schedule will be provided.

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