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Bright, Open, Sea Pines Single Family Home - Private Pool/hot tub

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

(WHEN YOU COMPARE RATES PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL OF OUR POSTED RATES INCLUDE ALL REQUIRED FEES EXCEPT TAX!) YOU'LL NEVER FIND A BETTER VALUE FOR A 3BR POOL HOME IN SEA PINES IN THE SUMMER SEASON!! SEND US AN INQUIRY AND WE'LL SEND YOU A QUOTE. You can unwind at Starfish Cottage, a beautifully remodeled, light and bright vacation home in one of the best locations in Sea Pines Plantation! This very private single family home is filled with every amenity to make it a place you can call 'home' for your vacation. Featuring a private pool and spa, decorated in an upscale “beach” decor with new porcelain tile floors, this home is a beach-lovers paradise. Enter the cottage into a large open living room where a wall of French doors extends all the way across the back, opening to a large, beautifully furnished patio with a gorgeous pool and spa, and with wooded and lagoon views. The sound of the pool’s waterfall, the lushness of the giant moss-bearded trees and the native shrubbery, and the sheer beauty of the Sea Pines area create an environment so soothing that your day-to-day cares will vanish. Sit back and relax!

Enjoy the upgraded eat-in kitchen with classic tumbled marble tile countertops. The kitchen features a large side-by-side refrigerator with through-the-door ice and water dispenser and is well stocked with dishes, glassware, pots, pans, and everything you need to cook and dine at home. Enjoy the large patio and pool area with a new gas grill for your outdoor dining pleasure. The private pool and/or spa can be heated upon request ($250 extra) from September to April.

The master bedroom and queen guest bedroom each have a private access to the beautiful pool area, where you can enjoy the lagoon view and completely private back yard, pool and spa. The open floor plan offers everything you want for a family vacation or a romantic get-away. This vacation home is one of the few that you will find on Hilton Head with an eat-in kitchen as well as a separate dining room. The living room boasts a wall of built-ins where you can pick out a great book to read inside or out by the pool. You won't have to miss your favorite TV shows or sports events because there is a 47' LCD, wide screen HDTV and DVD player in the living room. There are also televisions in each of the three bedrooms with full cable access. You can access the internet anywhere in the home or poolside via a wireless broadband signal. We even offer a CD/iPod player, so bring your iPod or your favorite CDs and enjoy your music.

All three bedrooms are spacious with quality bedding. Luxury linens are provided. Both the master bedroom with king bed and the second bedroom with a queen bed have their own private bathrooms. Including the spacious third bedroom with two twin beds, the house easily accommodates six to eight guests. We provide a queen-sized elevated air bed to accommodate extra sleeping needs.

You won't find a more inviting, light and airy home on Hilton Head Island ... we looked a long time to find the perfect vacation house, and we believe that Starfish Cottage is it! Come and relax at our newly remodeled home...a wonderful piece of paradise that we welcome you to enjoy.


At your doorstep are an array of activities, including world-renowned golfing and tennis as well as biking, hiking, fishing, and lazy days at the beach. Tennis players can use the FREE Greenwood Forest court or may opt for one of Sea Pines’ nationally-ranked tennis clubs with lighted clay courts. Guests are welcome at the clubs. World-class golf within Sea Pines awaits you, with the beautiful Ocean course, the Pete Dye-designed Heron course, and the magnificent Harbour Town Links clubhouses all within a two-minute drive from the house. You can also enjoy dozens of other courses on Hilton Head Island.

The cottage's location within Sea Pines Plantation allows you to easily walk to shops, ride your bike along the many miles of bike paths or to the Sea Pines Private Beach Club (a 12-minute bike ride) or to many of Sea Pines’ other beach access points (nearest one is a 10-minute bike ride). The house is just a fifteen-minute walk to Harbour Town, one of the most popular areas in all of Hilton Head Island. Just down the street from the house are the FREE Greenwood Forest neighborhood amenities - playground, swimming pool (great for swimming laps), basketball court and tennis court. In the house you'll find beach chairs, a beach umbrella, and a cooler for your convenience. You can drive all this equipment to the Sea Pines Beach Club in about two minutes, where you can enjoy the beautiful beach, food and bar service with an ocean view, showers, restrooms, a beach store, and seasonal activities for children. The beach is attended by lifeguards during the summer season. If you prefer a more remote beach experience you can bike or walk to any of dozens of beach access points along Sea Pines’ 5 miles of beach.

History buffs will find much to see and do on or near Hilton Head, which is located in an area steeped in Southern culture and tradition. St. Helena Island, home to the unique Gullah people, is an easy day trip by car, as are Savannah, Charleston and Beaufort, all prominent Civil War towns. 'The Spirit of Harbour Town' tour boat conducts daily round trips (with a four-hour tour layover) to Savannah during the summer season.

Keywords: house, starfish, cottage, sea pines, beach, pool, golf, tennis

More Details

Jeanie & Larry Larson
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2018

About Jeanie & Larry Larson

Robert & Ramona Wolf (Bob and Ro) have been vacationing in Hilton Head for many years while raising their family. The dream was to possibly own a home to take advantage of all that Sea Pines has available – beach, golf, bike riding, great restaurants and shops in a peaceful and relaxing vacation spot on the island. Excited to have found the perfect home to make our dreams come true – Starfish Cottage.

Jeanie & Larry Larson purchased this house in 2016

Why Jeanie & Larry Larson chose Sea Pines

Starfish Cottage is on Hilton Head Island.

It's in Sea Pines Plantation.

Do we really have to explain more?

What makes this house unique

This house would be a great vacation home even if it were not so well located. Relaxing inside the beautiful living room or out poolside, listening to the waterfall and enjoying the lush view, what more could you want. We also love that we can easily walk or bike to restaurants, shops and the beach.


Sea Pines House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Bright, Open, Sea Pines Single Family Home - Private Pool/hot tub
average rating of 4.964286 based on 56 reviews

Good house and location.

  • 4 of 5

Only negatives were the landscaping is a bit neglected and could use a good clean up trim, and the pool was not ready when we got there. Otherwise the house was in good shape and well equipped. The neighborhood is nice and centrally located.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great holiday in Hilton Head. The Starfish Cottage had everything we needed. We really enjoyed the pool and large family room. The Sea Pines resort has many things to do. We went to the beaches, horse back riding, biking, shopping. There are many restaurants in Sea Pines and also right outside the gates. Hope to be back soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation Home

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Starfish Cottage. The home was clean and very comfortable. Well stocked kitchen for our use. Bedrooms were roomy. The pool was so nice, private and fun to use. Loved the water feature. Neighborhood pool was also close by to the home. We were so pleased with the location of the home as it was near to all of our favorite spots to visit in Sea Pines. We will try to revisit this home in the future.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying here. It was very comfortable and quiet and it was lovely to relax around the pool. For a bit more of a swim we went to the community pool, which is just a short walk away.

Everything you need is provided and we would definitely go back again.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay at Starfish Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our recent stay at Starfish Cottage! Greenwood Forest is a great neighborhood - very quiet - which is perfect for us. The neighborhood tennis court was a huge bonus - it was like having our very own court - played every day in a very cute park setting - hard to beat that!

Starfish Cottage was very comfortable for our family of 4 - plenty of room for our two teenagers. We loved the huge square table in the family room - it's ideal for card games with the family. It's always a plus to have a pool/spa - a perfect place to end a day after lots of bike-riding and beach-going. The house is in a great location - not too far from the beach, Harbour Town or South Beach - plus, it is super close to the Shops at Sea Pines - a short-cut got us there on bikes in about 5 minutes.

Between the wonderful owners and the beautiful home, we would stay here again in a heartbeat.

If you have the time, the Vagabond Cruise to Savannah is a great day trip - very pretty, relaxing way to get to Savannah - you have 4 hours, once there, to explore the beautiful city. I would also suggest checking out Char Bar, if you like good hamburgers - just outside Sea Pines. Hilton Head Ice Cream - also, just outside of Sea Pines - has the best ice cream I have ever tasted - it's expensive, but it's worth it - in my opinion - definitely worth a try, if you are a fan of ice cream!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home with perfect amenities!

  • 5 of 5

This home did not disappoint! We stayed here for a week over spring break with 4 children ages 9-14, and there was just the right amount of space for all of us! The white woodwork gives the home a bright, airy, beach feel, and its condition is immaculate. The kitchen is stocked with all of the dishware and appliances one could possibly need, and there is large grill in the backyard. The backyard is beautiful with a patio set and several chairs for lounging by the pool. We had the pool and spa heated for our stay and the kids loved playing in the pool, turning on the waterfall, and relaxing in the spa! I enjoyed reading my book by the pool and drinking my morning coffee on the chaise. The weather was in the 70s all week long.

Around the corner from the home is a basketball court, playground, and tennis courts of which my kids all took advantage. My daughter also enjoyed capturing the scenery with her camera. The beach is only a short bike ride away ....or a short jog of 1.5 miles or less depending on which pathway you take. You can bike to Harbortown or Salty Dog from the Starfish Cottage and if you bike to Salty Dog, get the keylime ice cream from the ice cream shop! You won't be disappointed!

Ron and Maggie were fabulous owners and very attentive to our needs as vacationers from the time we first contacted them and throughout the duration of our stay. I knew the minute I communicated with Ron through email that he was a class act who cared about our vacation. He was responded to emails immediately. In fact, we had a small snafu with the pool heat and he contacted us Easter morning to help my husband troubleshoot the problem. He is very reliable, and we enjoyed our dealings with him without question. We would certainly love to stay at this home again, and miss being in HHI particularly in light of the snow that I see is headed for Ohio tomorrow. Ugh!! Thank you Ron and Maggie!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Hilton Head Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.4 Miles
Harbour Town Links, Ocean Course, Heron Course
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Savannah, GA
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
South Carolina Exit 8, I-95
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Several within walking distance
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Sea Pines beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Path to Sea Pines Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Sea Pines Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Harbour Town
Nearest Point of Interest
Harbour Town Links Clubhouse
Nearest Point of Interest
Plantation Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Sea Pines Beach Club
Nearest Point of Interest
South Beach Marina
Car: recommended

Starfish Cottage is in the Greenwood Forest neighborhood, in Sea Pines Plantation, on Hilton Head Island.

At your doorstep are an array of activities, including world-renowned golf and tennis as well as biking, hiking, fishing, and lazy days at the beach.

Tennis players can use the FREE Greenwood Forest court or may opt for one of Sea Pines' nationally-ranked tennis clubs with lighted clay courts. Guests are welcome at the clubs.

World-class golf within Sea Pines awaits you, with the beautiful Ocean course, the Pete Dye-designed Heron course, and the magnificent Harbour Town Links clubhouses all within a five-minute drive from the house. You can also enjoy dozens of other courses on Hilton Head Island.

Other Activities: Kayaking, health/beauty spa, boating, basketball, bicycling

Golf: Sea Pines Plantation Resort has three spectacular golf courses available to our guests that are just a 5-minute drive from the cottage. The rest of Hilton Head Island provides many more golf opportunities, all within a 15-minute drive.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

Up to two Sea Pines Resort vehicle passes included with each week's rent. Additional passes $15.00/car/week. The pool can be heated for an additional charge of $250/week.

Payments made by check directly to the property manager are not subject to additional fees. Payments made through the HomeAway/VRBO "Book Now" or credit card services are subject to additional fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.