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Charming, Family-friendly, 4br/ba Beach House Just Steps From The Beach!

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Third Row 4br/ba Beach Home With Secluded Pool - Sleeps 10

Palmetto Tides is the perfect place to enjoy the many unique amenities of Hilton Head Island, all within the comfort and serenity of our perfectly located beach retreat. As the owners of this wonderful home, we are committed to providing families with an unforgettable vacation experience.

Located within the private Palmetto Dunes Resort, this third row beach home comfortably sleeps 10, with a spacious pool and best of all a secluded beach path leading right out of the backyard just steps from the ocean, without ever crossing a street! Perfect for families and large groups, special occasions or 'just because' get-aways. We hope you'll share the experience with us as we build new memories into the history of this wonderful home away from home.

Our home has a spacious, open concept living area with vaulted 2 story ceilings, complete with a comfy wrap-around couch to fit even the largest families while viewing our 50'' flat screen hdtv on family movie night.

Cook a delicious family meal in our well-equipped kitchen. Enjoy it together in our dining room or move outside to the screened-in porch or deck overlooking the large pool area on a beautiful South Carolina evening.

On the first floor, you'll also find a comfortable bedroom with twin beds for the kids and access to a full bath. This unique bath can also be entered from the main living area and screened in porch. Across the hall is a master bedroom with a king size bed and en suite bath. All of the bedrooms have flat screen hdtvs.

Stepping outside, enjoy our elevated deck with a view of the private and spacious backyard area with a large, piano shaped pool. The pool deck is equipped with plentiful patio furniture to enjoy comfortable days in the sun.

Moving back inside, walk up the open staircase to two bedrooms with king size beds, en suite full baths and 36' flat screen tvs with beautiful views overlooking the pool and backyard..

For beach lovers and families alike, the highlight of the property is the direct, backyard access to a semi-private beach path. Just a minutes' walk and you have arrived to the beautiful beach without ever crossing a street! Take advantage of the 100 yard walk to the beach to witness the picturesque Hilton Head sunrises and sunsets. When you return, rinse off at the outdoor shower and take a dip in the pool.

Take a short walk down the beach to The Dunes House beachfront restaurant and bar to enjoy a drink, a meal and some live music. Ride bikes on the beach or take a trip to the General Store to enjoy some soft serve. Need a break from the sun? Enjoy your beach read on the covered front porch complete with porch rockers.

Just a short ride away you will find many different activities. In the resort, there are 3 critically acclaimed world class golf courses for the golfers in the family. Adjacent to the golfer's paradise you'll also find plentiful tennis courts as well as direct access to 11 miles worth of man-made salt water lagoons. Enjoy kayak and canoe excursions, as well as chartered fishing trips to catch the massive redfish and elusive tarpon that call the lagoons their home. Near the resort, guests can enjoy shopping, restaurants, mini golf and more at the newly renovated Shelter Cove, world renowned Harbour Town, and Coligny Plaza.

This property offers the perfect vacation balance with beach relaxation, outdoor adventures and a plethora of lowcountry food options. Rainy day at the beach? The home is fully equipped with wireless internet access and premium cable television to keep your family connected and entertained!

Join us for your next vacation and make our home your beach retreat for years to come!

More Details

Mary Lavezza
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018

About Mary Lavezza

Hilton Head Island has always been a special place for my family. For over 30 years it has served as a winter getaway, dating back to the 1970’s when my late parents from Detroit, Michigan owned and enjoyed their own HHI property in Shipyard Plantation. The island provided years of wonderful memories with my children when we would go visit Grandma and Grandpa. Days were filled with playing on the beach collecting shells and sand dollars, feeding turtles, spotting alligators and shopping at charming Coligny Plaza.

After many years and additions, my family returned to Hilton Head in May of 2013 and fell in love with the island all over again. The younger generation relived old memories and rode bikes on the beach while others fished and hit the links on one of the many championship golf courses.

When we came upon the amazing opportunity to bring 96 Mooring Buoy into our family, we saw a chance to share our love of the island with others. My family and I are committed to helping you create the generations of Hilton Head memories like the ones we cherish so much.

Mary Lavezza purchased this house in 2013

Why Mary Lavezza chose Hilton Head Island

Our beach retreat offers the perfect balance between a secluded, relaxing vacation getaway and an exciting, activity filled beach excursion. This property is nestled in the heart of the most self-sustained and well equipped plantation in Hilton Head. Enjoy a round of golf in the morning, spend the afternoon relaxing by the pool or on the beach and take an evening walk (or bike ride!) down the beach to The Dunes House for a drink and some food.

What makes this house unique

The perfect location to the beach, charming interior, secluded pool and covered front porch with rockers are just a few things that we love about our home. Children never have to cross a street as they walk down the beach path and with a new ramp taking bikes on the beach is a breeze. The many amenities offered by the Palmetto Dunes Resort make it hard to leave!

Sitting in the spacious living room and enjoying family movie night or taking an evening drink outside onto the screened-in porch, the property immediately feels like home and is the perfect place for families to reunite. Life slows down in Palmetto Dunes, and the simple pleasures of a traditional lowcountry home make the little things that much sweeter!


Hilton Head Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Direct access to backyard pool/patio area.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , First floor bedroom sleeps 2.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , First floor master suite with en suite full bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2nd floor - 1 king , Master suite with en suite full bathroom.
    Bedroom 4 - 2nd Floor - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Master suite with en suite full bathroom and trundle daybed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Charming, Family-friendly, 4br/ba Beach House Just Steps From The Beach!
average rating of 4.8292685 based on 41 reviews

Great home

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for a tennis tournament. We were nine ladies and we had the a great time. The home was perfect. The location was great, the setting was beautiful. The home was comfortable and well furnished. The beds were comfortable and we had everything we needed. Mary, the owner, was gracious and easy to work with. You will be happy staying here.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house at a great location

  • 4 of 5

Best private pool. Nice rooms. Love the privacy and closeness to the beach.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Canton, Ohio

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This property location was amazing in Paletto Dunes and just a 2 minute walk down the cement/boardwalk path to the beach. Having your own pool is also a great feature!! There were a couple minor issues when we arrived but they were addessed immediately. The owner is extremely nice and very helpful!!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location-Awesome Pool

  • 4 of 5

This is our second year at this property and it is a standout. The location on the beach path, 3rd row makes for easy access to the beach. 3 masters are great for multiple families. Love the pool and screened in porch is a great place for morning coffee.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful as always my 4th year same week, we love it.

  • 5 of 5

Such a great house. Nice beach path beautiful large pool.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Family Fun😎

  • 4 of 5

Well friendly layout......awesome pool.....beautiful location.....relaxing front porch.....great access to beach!! No hassle arrival plan, and totally easy departure. With 6 adults and children ranging in age from 11 years to 9 months, this property had something for everyone!!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Jamaica Joe'z
Bar & Grill
Driessen Beach Park
Gators Pizza & Wings
Pizza Restaurant
Carrabba's Italian Grill
Cabritos Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Harold's Diner
The Carolina Room
American Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Street Meet The American Tavern
American Restaurant
The Purple Cow coffees confections and cocktails
Dessert Shop
Bella Italia Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Reilley's North End Pub
Irish Pub
Fiesta Fresh Mexican Grill
Plantation Cafe & Deli
Breakfast Restaurant
Island Grill & Deli
Sunny China
Chinese Restaurant
Cocos On the Beach
Bar & Grill
Taqueria El Potrero
Mexican Restaurant
Robber's Row Grill
Mikki's Cafe
Mickey's Pub and Grill
Sports Bar
Fancy Sushi Japanese Restaurant
Sushi Restaurant
Maywood Davis Coffee and Tea
Coffee Shop
Cheap Seats Tavern
Express Wok
Chinese Restaurant
Healthy Habit
Salad Shop
Rincon Huasteco Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Ray's Cafe
Yummy House
Chinese Restaurant
Old Oyster Factory Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Giuseppi's Pizza & Pasta
Italian Restaurant
Hickory Tavern
Cositas Ricas
TJ’s Take & Bake Pizza Company
Pizza Restaurant
Wayback Burgers
Hamburger Restaurant
Poseidon Coastal Cuisine
Seafood Restaurant
World of Beer
New York City Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Tio's Latin American Kitchen
Latin American Restaurant
Jane Bistro and Bar
American Restaurant
Steak House
New York City Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Frankie Bones
American Restaurant
Main Street Cafe & Pub
American Restaurant
Ice Cream Shop
Ruan Thai Hut
Thai Restaurant
Pizza Restaurant
Cook Out
Fort Howell
Nearest Airport
47.9 Miles
Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
The Dunes House Oceanfront Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Golf
1.2 Miles
Palmetto Dunes' 3 Award Winning Golf Courses
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
The Dunes House Oceanfront Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Palmetto Dunes Beach
Car: recommended

Located in the heart of Palmetto Dunes Resort and surrounded by countless amenities all within driving, bike riding and even walking distance. Gated plantation that offers various restaurants, three award winning golf courses and wonderful outdoor activities. Rent a kayak or paddle board and explore the 11 miles of lagoons. Charter a fishing trip for an exciting day filled with redfish and tarpon in the plantation lagoons or a trip for deep sea fishing leaving from the island. Even more convenient, walk the semi private path to the beach for surf casting. Go for a quiet bike ride around the plantation and on the beach. There is a charming general store just a short bike ride away for homemade breakfast sandwiches, ice cream, a candy bar, basic groceries, sunscreen, souvenirs and bait. Palmetto Dunes is also just minutes from the shopping at Shelter Cove Towne Centre, Coligny Plaza, Harbour Town and the Tanger Outlets. The island also offer mini golf and other family friendly activities. Grocery stores are also close by as are many wonderful restaurants for either cooking at home or dining out. There is so much to do in Palmetto Dunes you can't help but fall in love!




Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

Bookings for less than 7 days will incur an additional cleaning fee of $245.

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.