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Chic Beach Cottage on a Quiet Cul-de-Sac, Community Pool, Grill

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,550 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Upscale, Southern Luxurious Cottage

3 minute walk from Pool

5 minute walk from Beach

2 Master Bedrooms: Each with a Deluxe King-Size Bed

Third Bedroom: Two Twin Beds

3 Bathrooms

Grill, Fireplace (decorative)

Accommodates up to 6 people.

No smoking, pets or parties are permitted

Sunday-through-Sunday rentals in the Summer

The Shell Seeker at Sparrow Pond

This 3-bedroom, 3-bath property accommodates up to 6 people - the ideal choice for a family vacation or a getaway with friends. The open floor plan makes it simple to wander from the kitchen to the dining room and living room, so you’re never far from the action.

The cottage’s kitchen is outfitted with elegant marble countertops, a built-in ice maker, sub-zero refrigerator and Wolf range – and all the pots, pans, utensils and cookware you could possibly need. At the adjacent dining dining, reminisce about and unwind from a long, happy day on the beach. If you prefer, take advantage of the outdoor deck, complete with a grill and table for al fresco dining.

Your Choice of Settings for Relaxation

At The Shell Seeker at Sparrow Pond, you have your choice of places to relax and unwind. Step out on the screened-in back porch, complete with comfortable wicker seating, tranquil wooded views and enchanting evening landscape lighting.

Or, feel free to kick back in the living room, which features media center with a 40-inch flat-panel television, DVD player and CD player. Wireless internet, surround sound pumped through built-in speakers and a small library of books and DVDs provide ample entertainment after the sun goes down. Note: Two living room chairs and couch have cushions wrapped in down.

2 Master Suites and 1 Guest Suite

The cottage’s dual master suites (that's right: 2 master suites!) beckon with king-sized deluxe beds and pillow-top mattresses, Egyptian-cotton sheets and high-end, down-alternative linens. Both master bathrooms are spacious and well-lit with large walk-in showers – and one even has a claw-foot tub.

For those who choose the 3rd bedroom, you’ll find 2 twin beds, equally outfitted in choice bedding, a 27-inch flat-panel television, a DVD player and a bathroom with a shower/tub combination. And don’t worry if you need to throw in a load of laundry during your stay: this fully furnished retreat also has a washer and dryer.

About Our Location

When you tear yourself away from your home-away-from-home, make sure you check out the surrounding neighborhood. Claim your spot on the nearby pristine beach, or swim in the community pool – located just a 3-5 minute walk from the front door.

Expand your explorations a bit further to find the West Beach Shops, Cougar Point Golf Course and several local restaurants. The lovely historic downtown Charleston is a mere 30 minutes away.

More Details

Property Manager
Shawn and Jeanette Lawson
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Shawn and Jeanette Lawson

About Property Managers, Shawn and Jeanette Lawson (Kiawah Island Getaways):

Shawn's family discovered Kiawah in 1978 and returned year after year for two-week vacations. In 1985 we drove our VW Bug convertible to Kiawah and Shawn introduced me to Kiawah. I remember stepping over the dune boardwalk out in front of the Kiawah Island Inn and seeing Kiawah's wide, sandy beach for the first time - it was so brilliant it practically danced before my eyes. It was during this vacation that the two of us decided to set our sights on moving to this beautiful and fascinating place permanently.

In 1988 our dreams came true and our U-Haul rattled across the Kiawah Island bridge (at that time it was nothing more than a wood-planked bridge). For the next four years we rented a 1-bedroom villa, 4251 Mariner's Watch. Shawn was so thrilled to be living on the island that he applied for the personalized South Carolina license plate 'KIAWAH' (which we still have today).

In 1992, we built our first home on the island at 134 Conifer Lane. During construction, I gave birth to our first son Benjamin - he arrived 2 months early in an ambulance outside of the Kiawah Island Fire Station.

In 2001, we purchased our first villa, a 1-bedroom, beachside Seascape and Kiawah Island Getaways was born. Once we got our feet wet with the villa rental business, it was a like a fever for us. We both really enjoyed furnishing, decorating and maintaining the villas - not to mention the new found fun of meeting and talking to all sorts of people about Kiawah. Because we really enjoy what we do, other Kiawah property owners noticed and we started managing their properties as well.

Our whole family loves Kiawah and running Kiawah Island Getaways is a true family-run business. We personally prepare each villa prior to your arrival - because we want your stay to be perfect. We want you to fall in love with Kiawah too...and we know you will.

What makes this cottage unique

Welcome to the Shell Seeker at Sparrow Pond, a beautifully decorated beach cottage tucked on a quiet cul-de-sac on Kiawah Island. With its recent renovation, this vacation rental features a fresh, barefoot vibe that encourages you to get comfortable.

Amenities

West Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 2 King, 2 Twin
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Chic Beach Cottage on a Quiet Cul-de-Sac, Community Pool, Grill
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully appointed ! Great location !

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What an Amazing Property and Stay!! :)

  • 5 of 5

Wow is all I can say! This rental had everything you would ever need or want!

When we arrived there was lovely music playing and there were fresh flowers on the counter.

The condo was so well decorated! Everything was so comfortable and plush! The sofa and chairs were inviting and the dining table for six was perfect! We couldn't have been happier with the appearance and cleanliness throughout. :)

The kitchen was Amazing! I'm a foodie so I'm hard to please. They had 2 different coffee makers, an amazing wine opener, a micro plane, a chopping knife and so much more. Everything was so organized and well appointed. The towels were so fluffy and wonderful and the bedding made you want to sleep until at least 10am every morning. The sheets were so soft and the comforter as well. Jeanette and Shawn even had a beach bag and cooler ready for us on our excursions to play in the sun. We called with one question while we were there and I spoke with Shawn personally. He had the situation handled within the hour.

They have put together a binder with any possible question you might have and it was so well thought out and organized as well.

There is not doubt WE WILL BE COMING BACK!

This was a girls trip we will never forget! Thanks Jeanette and Shawn for an amazing stay.

What a fantastic trip! Can't wait for our next one.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ft. Lauderdale , FL
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Shell Seeker for a Thanksgiving getaway and couldn't have asked for a better experience! Five of us felt at home at the Shell Seeker as the home was flawless. From the moment we walked into the home, we knew the preparation that Shawn and Jeanette had put into it. They did an amazing job! As first timers to Kiawah Island, we were very impressed, and definitely recommend lunch/drinks at the Ocean Course Club House for anyone staying here. Thanks again Kiawah Island Getaways!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spot On!

  • 5 of 5

We were extremely pleased with the Shell Seeker! My husband and I, along with another couple, stayed at the Shell Seeker for a long weekend. Our goal was to get away from the kids and just RELAX. We didn't care if we stepped foot out of the house the entire weekend. I don't know about you, but I can't relax if my surrounding aren't pretty. The house is beautifully decorated which made it very easy for me to relax just by staying there. The living room furniture was comfortable, beds and linens were nice, bath room was amazing, shower head was awesome, kitchen was high end and well stocked. The porch furniture was actually pretty comfortable, too (more so than it apears in the photo.) Check-in and check-out was a breeze. We did venture down to the beach a time or two. We drove rather than walked because we didn't know exactly where we were going. It seemed like a 30 second drive to the closest beach access; walking would have been totally fine. We would most definitely consider returning to the Shell Seeker. Over all it gets an A+!

We ate at the Jasmine Porch which was pretty good. The Ryder Cup Bar at the Ocean Course had one of the most beautiful views. The food was not much to talk about (probably because I ordered the wrong thing), but we would go back just to get to sit on the porch on the 18th hole and look at the ocean. The Wild Olive, about a 20 minute drive, was hands-down our best meal in a long time.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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California/Pennsylvania
5

Ultimate in Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week at The Shell Seeker on Sparrow Pond. This was our first time at Kiawah, and first time renting a house. We are now "hooked." The home was exactly as photographed: very warm and inviting, and the common areas and bedrooms were so comfortable and had everything we needed. There are fun games and puzzles, which we played every day (our boys are 9 and 12), lots of movies for all ages, washer and dryer, and one of the three bathrooms has a large showerhead, which is excellent. Be sure to have bikes delivered, because for us, that made our trip even more of an adventure, as we biked everywhere, almost every day! Shawn and Jeanette were very accomodating when we contacted them in advance; and when we arrived and asked them to fix the dryer, they did so quickly. We highly recommend Kiawah Island Getaways and this home in particular. The location is great as you have privacy but are close to the Straw Market, which houses an art studio (Turtles Nest) for the kids (they made lovely fused glass pieces, and painted pottery) and Southern Kitchen for breakfast, and of course, you can ride your bikes there. Freshfields is farther, but within biking distance (if you have stamina), or a short car ride, and dinner at Hege's is very good (resort casual). Kayaking with a Naturalist (Anna is awesome) on Mingo Point was a highlight, and very closeby. Dolphin watching at low tide on the tip of the island was fun, and only about a mile's walk or bikeride round trip from the entry to the main beach after entering Kiawah. Tomasso's for dinner-Turtle Point (resort casual) is a must, in our opinion, and lunch at Ryder Cup Bar (fish tacos) will give you fuel to do the very best shell hunting out beyond the 18th hole of Ocean Course. Spectacular scenery. Unparallelled on the island. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Acworth GA
5

Beautiful home with lots of upgrades

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Kiawah and we had a great time. The home is just as pictured on the website. It reminded me of a home that would be featured in Cottage Living magazine. The decor is very tasteful, kitchen appliances were top of the line, the shower water pressure was awesome, comfortable bedding, etc. When originally booking, I kept being drawn back to this property because it appeared to be so well maintained. My only concern was the walking distance to the beach. If you are in good shape and don't carry too much stuff, it really is not a problem. I timed my walk from doorstep to chair in the sand and it took me 10 minutes. The walk is mostly shaded and it really was not too bad. Our teenagers rode their bikes each time and just chained them at the parking area across from the boardwalk, making the trip even a little shorter for them. Check in and check out was super easy. I liked the fact that they had a code for the door so there were no keys to keep up with. You will not be disappointed with this rental.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Charleston International Airport
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Biking, Shelling

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