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Discounted-Couple/Family w/Pet/Wifi/Pool Open 8/18-9/1 ; 9/15 forward

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3BR/2BA Cottage-Sleeps 6-8-Fall/Winter/Spring Rents as 1-2 or 3 BR

The beautiful island of Kiawah is located 20 miles south of the historic and beautiful city of Charleston, S.C. Here is information on renting our 1,400 square foot 3 BR cottage.

We have availability year round and with various rates.

Our Sparrow Pond Cottage is located in Kiawah's West Beach overlooking lush maritime woods with many deer and birds to watch. The cottage location is excellent! It is on a private Cul de Sac with the beach, Sparrow Pond Pool, Cougar Point Golf Course, West Beach Tennis Club, Straw Market Shops and Restaurants a short walk away. FREE use of Sparrow Pond Community Pool and Bath house which is located on the way to beach access. Only pool on the Island that is not owned by the Resort and is free to guests staying in Sparrow Pond Cottages.

This 3 BR cottage sleeps eight by utilizing the sleeper in the family room. There are 2 full Baths recently renovated. The master bedroom, equipped with a queen size bed overlooks the woods and opens onto the deck and has an adjoining bath - also has TV with DVD. Guest bedrooms - one has queen size bed (with TV/DVD other twin beds (TV/DVD) Living room has fireplace and TV with DVR with AT&T Uverse cable system throughout the home. Family Room has TV with DVD player and CD/Tape Player Stereo System. Family room opens to a screened porch which has a wicker seating group. Updated kitchen with granite countertops. Kitchen is fully equipped with a self-cleaning oven, microwave, refrigerator, disposal, coffee maker, toaster, etc. and all the kitchen utensils you will need. Hardwood floors throughout the home. There is a separate laundry room with washer and dryer. Outside shower is also available.

There is a wrap around deck on the side and front of the cottage.

Side deck has wrought iron patio table and chairs and lounge chairs making a perfect setting for meals and relaxing. Front Deck /Porch has swing from which you can hear the surf most of the time. Gate is located at entrance to front deck/porch that is lockable for your kids safety. Sheltered parking for 2 vehicles beneath the unit. Charcoal grill provided for downstairs use only. Gas grill on upstairs deck. The cottage has central air conditioning, and there are also plantation ceiling fans in all the rooms. Linens and beach towels and chairs are provided. Provide for Children: High chair, Pack and Play with sheets, bed rail.

Weekly rates include complete clean-up to make your stay more enjoyable. Stays of less than one week will have an additional cleaning fee. Weeks that include Holidays have special rates. Our cottage is equipped to make your stay pure pleasure. Come and enjoy your holiday in an environment of casual good taste.

For your pleasure and ours, our cottage is a no smoking home.

On the short walk to the beach you will pass the swimming pool for Sparrow Pond Cottages which is Free to guests of our cottage. Only pool on the Island not owned by the Resort. To use other pools you have to be staying with the Resort.

Beach activities, biking - 30 miles of paved bike paths and also can ride bikes on beach, hiking, swimming, golf, tennis, fishing, crabbing, boat rentals, kayak and canoe rentals, wildlife viewing, birding, shopping, restaurants, museums, sightseeing tours, swimming, snorkeling/diving, sailing, surfing, windsurfing, shelling, Night Heron Park - soccer fields, basketball courts, Nature Center, Kamp Kiawah for Kids, Cookouts, Ice Cream Socials, and horse back riding available at nearby Seabrook Island. We can recommend Bike Company that will deliver bikes for rental at rate of $28 per week. We can also recommend a babysitter for you who is an elementary school teacher.

More Details

Cheryl Griffith/Billy Poteat
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2018

About Cheryl Griffith/Billy Poteat

We love it and know you will as our guests.

Cheryl Griffith/Billy Poteat purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Cheryl Griffith/Billy Poteat chose West Beach

Kiawah is quiet beautiful beach setting with wonderful golf and tennis.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks Again!! This is our favorite cottage at Kiawah. Our family had a great week on the beach and many sightings of native animals. Your cottage and Kiawah is already calling us back for our next vacation at Kiawah.
Jun 2015
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West Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellation after 60 day period - contact the owner concerning the application of the deposit toward another visit
  • Rental Agreement must be reviewed & signed & sent to owner.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Exterior - outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Pack/Play
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Other - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Also have available baby pack and play crib and bed rails for small children.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Cable TV with DVR (Tivo) WIFI Internet Baby Sitter Recommendation - Elementary School Teacher babysitter - can be recommended Discount Bike Rental Company can also be recommended


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.7647057 based on 43 reviews

End of summer vacation

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Sparrow Cottages on Kiawah Island. The house was just as advertised a short walk to a beautiful beach and shorter walk to a great pool. The owner was responsive and and an ease to deal with. Looking forward to the chance to visit again.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This house was very clean, the neighborhood was quiet, and it was very close to the beach and pool (although who needs a pool when you have the beach!?!). There are only a few places to eat close by but there are a number of restaurants within driving and biking distance. We did find the fantastic ice cream shop right down the street from the house!

We did not rent bikes but I would highly recommend that, or bring your own.

This was our first stay at Kiawah and we'll definitely come back. Thanks for sharing your wonderful house with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

Nice location on a beautiful island

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This warm, inviting home is the place to stay at Kiawah. The Straw Market is an easy walk or drive from the house. We would drive the pup to the beach access and then one of us would walk him home so he would dry off. The home itself is charming and clean. Cheryl has a wonderful gift of hospitality. It is the first time we have ever walked into a beach home and everything was provided in abundance. As this was our Christmas, we had a wonderful time in Charleston Christmas Eve and a lovely dinner on the island at the Tomasso restaurant on Christmas. We saw a bobcat, a four point buck and some green eyes in the dunes. We would not only recommend this house to our friends but when we return, we will stay here.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbia, SC

Perfect Little Cottage at the Beach!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is really terrific. We had as many as 6 adults staying in this cottage and were all perfectly comfortable. You have everything you need in the home, and the village is only minutes away should you need anything else. Cheryl was great and provided great recommendations for local spots to eat and things to do. It's the perfect spot to relax, refresh, and renew yourself. I highly recommend this spot for family or friends to gather together, and if we ever get back to this part of state, Cheryl will be my first stop for a place to stay! Seeing rare birds and deer on the beach is so neat!!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay at Kiawah

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for 2 weeks, had a wonderful time. Villa was outstanding. Well equipped with everything you need. 2 teenage boys, my wife, me and the dog were very comfortable with lots of room in the Villa. Close to the pool, beach and golf courses. Will stay hers again if available when we return.... Thanks Cheryl!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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KIawah Island located 20 miles from Historic Charleston. Kiawah is exclusive private gated island with 5 championship golf courses with Golf Learning Center and 2 renowned tennis villages Ten miles of scenic beach front and miles of bike and walking trails. Activities: Biking on the beach and bike paths, Fishing, Crabbing, Swimming, Boating, Surfing, Kayaking, Shelling, Birding, Wildlife Viewing, Sightseeing, Museums, Shopping, Restaurants, Kamp Kiawah, Kiawah Nature Center at Night Heron Park, Freshfields Village, Bohicket Marina & Yacht Club, The Sanctuary Hotel and Spa, Antiquing, Winery, Outlet Mall, Horseback riding, Aquarium, Plantations & Gardens, Etc. Kiawah has earned many national awards: Southern Living Magazine - Kiawah 'Best Spot to walk the Beach and Most Romantic Sport'; Travel Channel - Kiawah 'America's Best Nature Beach'; Conde Nast's #3 Island Destination & Golf Resort; Golf's Digest & Top Courses; Tennis Magazine ranked #2 '50 Best U.S. Tennis Resorts'.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $12.5
Pet Fee $250

Tax-12.5%. Winter Weekly Special Rate of $695.
Our rates vary with time of year. Rates are negotiable for Spring, Fall, and Winter as to number of guests and bedrooms used. Great Deals for Couples and Families with Pets. There is no additional charge for departure cleanup for weekly rentals. Rentals for less than a week can have a cleaning charge added. There is a 12.5% sales/accommodations tax as required by the State, County and Town added to the rate. Minimum stay of 3 nights during fall, winter, and spring.
Pet fee is a refundable deposit if there is no damage or flea problems.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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