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Favorite cottage- Community Pool, Renovated kitchen and bathroom, sunroom

24 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Enjoy this home away from home on Kiawah Island. This cottage has been renovated and there are 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a sunroom and wrap-around deck. The master bathroom renovation was just completed in March 2016.

With hardwood floors, granite countertops, a big screen TV - you will not want to leave! You will be just a short walk from Kiawah's 10+ mile beach and the Sparrow Pond community pool. Stay connected with wireless Internet.

This cottage is ideal for families. We have tried to provide the supplies to make your vacation as relaxing as possible. Explore over 30 miles of paved bike trails or bike down the hard packed sand of Kiawah's beach.

Practice your swings at the Number One Tennis Resort according to Tennis Magazine. Enjoy our abundant wildlife during a nature walk or while kayaking. Relax together wandering the shops at Freshfields Village or Bohicket Marina. Kiawah is a golfers’ dream come true - five championship courses, including the world-famous Ocean Course.

Kiawah Island is a private barrier island. Come enjoy over 10 miles of pristine beaches, 30 miles of bike trails, 5 world class golf courses and a top rated tennis center. Downtown Charleston is only 30 miles away.

**** This cottage is rented by a fellow owner. I own a 2 bedroom Greenslake Cottage and help other owners rent their property. I started my business, Kiawah By Owner, in 2007. I look forward to helping you find the best place for your family.******

Keywords: cottage, pool, renovated, close to beach, wifi, Kiawah, vacation rental, great value, sun room, wrap around deck, family friendly,

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Susie Oringel
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 13, 2016
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About Susie Oringel

We purchased our cottage on Kiawah Island in summer of 2005, and I began renting it on VRBO during the weeks we were not able to enjoy Kiawah ourselves. In 2007, a friend on nearby Seabrook Island asked me if I would help her rent her villa also. Since I loved helping people plan their vacations in the area, I obtained my South Carolina Property Manager's License and began a business - Kiawah By Owner. I now help rent more than 25 other properties on Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island in addition to our cottage. I look forward to helping you plan your vacation - Susie Oringel 704-277-2912

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for considering spending your Kiawah Island vacation at this

renovated Sparrow Pond Cottage. For more information, please call Susie at

(704) 277-2912. I look forward to answering all your questions about this

cottage or Kiawah Island in general!
Nov 2009
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based on 24 traveler reviews

Favorite cottage- Community Pool, Renovated kitchen and bathroom, sunroom
average rating of 4.75 based on 25 reviews

Beautiful and fabulous location.

  • 5 of 5

We were there the week of hurricane Matthew so we left early. But we had several fabulous days. We had alligator bikes drop off bikes before we got there. Then we rode in morning. Beach. Rode to lunch. Beach. Then dinner. And then bike ride. The location is fabulous. The inside is clean and nice. The smell is nice. I'll be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and convenient to beach

  • 4 of 5

Property located in a very nice community which is close to the pool and a short walk to the beach. We loved being able to ride bikes both on the island and on the beach. Beach is beautiful and uncrowded. Great family environment. House is comfortable with an open floor plan. Would rent it again.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The cottage was spacious, comfortable, and had everything we needed plus some nice extras!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the cottage. It was very comfortable and accessible to the beach and pool. We had a wonderful weekend at Kiawah and hope to return sometime next season. And, yes, we would try to book the same cottage again.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable Home in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Our family just ended 10 days in paradise. Kiawah Island is more

beautiful than I imagined. The pool and beach are truly just a 5-10 minute walk away. (I counted about 600 steps from the house to the water's edge.) There are numerous cycling and walking paths in the neighborhood, and around the rest of the island. But the best treat for us was riding for miles up and down the beach, with the wind in our faces, and waves crashing next to us.

The comfortable and accommodating Sparrow Pond home coupled with Susie Oringel's exceptional property management made our family vacation absolutely perfect. The home is true to the pictures on VRBO. It has a very efficient use of space, along with large windows, skylights, and a tray ceiling in the family room to make the home feel larger. We were surprised that our family of 6 adults fit so well. Several of us cooked together, and the spacious kitchen accommodated us all without bumping into each other. We used the sunroom table for puzzles, reading, card games, and morning coffee; and ate at the counter and dining area table. There's plenty of comfortable seating area to watch tv.

The home is well-equipped with large, functional appliances, and adequate cooking equipment. The only thing we found missing is a cutting board, so we bought an inexpensive set at the Tanger Outlet. (Our way of "paying it forward" for the future guests.). The super-sized washer and dryer are in a separate laundry, convenient and relatively quiet.

The shared bathroom is the only room overdue for renovation. Age and humidity have taken its toll, but my adult-aged children didn't seem to mind. They did a great job renovating the master bath. So the other bath may be on the "to-do" list.

Susie graciously provides information with grocery options. With the exception of seafood, my family was completely satisfied by what Harris Teeter had to offer. As a suggestion, get the HT Smartphone app, and VIC (loyalty) card, and the groceries will be quite reasonable. They had some exceptional surprises, too, like grilled chicken breasts, and inexpensive bagels/muffins/pastries produced by a local bakery.

We will definitely return to Sparrow Pond. We've vacationed in Rehoboth Beach, Hilton Head, Aruba, and Myrtle Beach, to name a few beaches. But Kiawah beats them all.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kiawah baction

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time on kyawah, this property is very convenient, close to the ocean. Everyone in our group loved this cottage and it was well furnished with everything you need. It was well laid out with multiable sitting areas. Bedrooms are spaced and private.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love Sparrow Pond and Kiawah!

  • 5 of 5

My family loved the time we spent in Kiawah at our Sparrow Pond Cottage - this is our third visit to Sparrow Pond cottages, and we always know we will be happy with our stay.

We loved the spaciousness of the cottage with a great gathering place for TV watching or board games; the sunroom provides an extra dining table just perfect for jigsaw puzzles, and the openness of the kitchen area makes it possible to have lots of cooks in the kitchen!! The privacy, convenience and the proximity to the beach make this cottage a great place for a beach vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
31 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Cougar Point
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Community Pool


Rates & Availability

West Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
Early November
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 28 2016
7 night minimum stay
Nov 29 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 4 2017 - Mar 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mar 11 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Apr 22 2017 - May 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 27 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.5%

We can accept personal checks, VISA or Mastercard. Rates subject to change. Please contact me directly to confirm rates. (For example, if you rent 4-6 nights, the total rent may be less than quoted by VRBO).

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West Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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