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Haven By The Sea...See our Specialsl! Golfcart Included! Recently Remodeled!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Come See the Sea Turtle Hatchlings Hatch...As of July 12, there are currently 94 Nests on the Island...

Last Minute Summer Special for Mid-August-Mid Sept

Book by July 31, 2016 & Receive 10% Discount off The Base Rental Rate...

Early Fall Booking Special!!! Book by July 31, 2016 & Receive a 10% Discount off the Base Rental Rate...

Snowbird Special! Book by August 30, 2016 & Receive a 10% Discount off of your Monthly Stay. Good for the Months of Dec, 2016-March, 2017.

VOTED: #2 Secret Beach in the SouthEast by Southern Living Magazine!!!

Nestled in the Lowcountry of South Carolina sits Harbor Island, SC along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. We would like to welcome you to our Haven. This large Pelican Point home is a popular vacation choice because of its privacy, spaciousness, high quality furnishings, and stunning views. You will spend hours relaxing on the screened porch admiring the oceanfront view. Shaped by wind and water, the southern end of the 2.5 mile Island is a constantly changing vista of sea and sand, marsh and creek, sky and light. Here, the tidal waters of Johnson's Creek flow to the Atlantic to create this very private, quiet, natural area of the Island that is perfect for kayaking, shrimping and fishing, digging for clams, gathering muscles and of course crabbing. Our 'home away from home' is exceptionally well furnished and appointed and comes complete with books and games to make your beach experience complete. Take a leisurely ride around the Naturalistic Island in our four person golf cart that we offer to our guests upon arrival. Our home sleeps 8 with a California king sized bed in the downstairs master, 2 twin beds in the other downstairs bedroom, a queen bed in the upstairs bedroom and two twin beds in the other upstairs bedroom. It also features a private master bath with a large walk in shower and double sink vanity that has been recently updated, another full bath downstairs and a full bath upstairs. The living area is complete with a flat screen TV, high speed internet connection (WiFi), and phone line. Kitchen is fully stocked with kitchen appliances and equipment. The panoramic water views can be enjoyed not only from the screened porch and deck, but the living area, dining area, master bedroom and upstairs guest bedroom, too. The other two guest bedrooms enjoy views of an expansive tidal marsh. The front porch is also a great spot to kick back on the swing, with your favorite beverage, to watch the changing marsh with its abundant birdlife and the sunset. The home also offers a charcoal grill and an outside shower with hot/cold water. A golf cart is available for your use during your stay to scoot around the Island in to enjoy all the Nature that Harbor Island has in store. Your rental includes full access to the Harbor Island Beach & Racquet Club, where you will find an Olympic sized pool overlooking the marshes of the Harbor River, a kiddie pool, a sand volleyball court, tennis/basketball courts, putting range, small sundries shop, fitness center, bike rentals and more. A short drive into Beaufort will offer you restaurants, shopping, views along the Bayfront, Festivals, horse and carriage rides, and history of the Lowcountry.

This property will offer you a unique vacation experience and will invite you to make this your destination for years to come.

A minute's walk over a boardwalk takes you to a small, sandy beach overlooking Hunting Island and Johnson's Creek, and the beautiful Atlantic. A growing new tidal marsh that lies between the shore and the ocean is a favorite ground for dolphin, herons, egrets, and other shore birds.

More Details

Property Manager
Betsy Hill
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2017

About Betsy Hill

My wife, Brenda & I have been coming down to Harbor Island for over thirty years. We fell in love with the tranquility and beauty of this Lowcountry Island and decided to purchase a property in the 1990s. Since then, we have owned three condos and now a home on the island. We enjoy relaxing and spending time with family and friends here at Harbor. I served on the Island Board for a number of years as Treasurer. We hope that you will enjoy Harbor Island and its beauty and tranquility as we have over the many years.

Betsy Hill purchased this house in 2005

Why Betsy Hill chose Beaufort area

Traveled here for over thirty years with our children and decided to purchase this 4 bedroom/3 bath home on the south end of the island. It boasts beautiful oceanfront views as well as marsh views from the back of the home. Wonderful place to bring our children and grandchildren.

What makes this house unique

The home has an ideal layout. 2 bedrooms up, 2 down and plenty of porches to admire the gorgeous views. Also, a big plus was the outdoor shower which definitely helps wash the sand off little toes after a long day on the beach.


Saint Helena Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • All Bedrooms have an Oceanfront or Marshfront Views.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • bay/sound
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
We do offer our guests a four person golf cart for their enjoyment while vacationing at our oceanfront home.


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Haven By The Sea...See our Specialsl! Golfcart Included! Recently Remodeled!
average rating of 4.5 based on 18 reviews

Wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time with our friends at this beautiful property. We love Harbor Island and have stayed here several times. This place offered sunrises as well as sunsets. The boardwalk to the beach was a short one and we walked the beach often. We will definitely be looking towards Pelican Point for future stays!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Just spent 3 beautiful days at Haven By The Sea! The house itself is set up for a relaxing stay that takes advantage of the perfection of Harbor Island. The house was clean and had everything we needed. We ate all our meals on the screened porch overlooking the dunes and beach. The back deck with the same view is not big, but just the right size for the four of us. The deck in the front of the house overlooks the marsh, so if the wind was a little too much for us on the back deck, we simply moved to the front for a different spectacular view. The bedrooms are comfortable.

The weather forecast for our time at the beach had been for almost 100% chance of rain for the 2 main days we were there and we were worried we would be huddled inside playing board games for most of the stay. Owner Betsy told me that Harbor Island didn't always subscribe to what the weathermen predicted, and she was so right! We had wonderful weather for our adventuring! We spent our time biking the expansive beach and roads of Harbor Island, kayaking the protected lagoon at nearby Hunting Island, walking on the uncrowded beach, and star-gazing from the deck at night. Our stay was the perfect mix of heart-pumping activity, awe-inspiring beauty, and relaxation. It was a bird haven for my bird loving in-laws.

Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property and location. Very relaxing area.

  • 4 of 5

A peaceful and private community not far from stores and restaurants. The house was very nice and well equipped and very clean. We enjoyed the stay very much and would consider a 2nd or 3rd visit. The only issue we had was getting the house details (directions, accesses, and community parking passes) in a timely manner. Directions were finally given to us the day before our trip. We were held at the gate for about 30 minutes waiting on the parking passes to be approved. If the VRBO system was an issue, hopefully next go around all will be fixed.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful rental! Couldn't ask for a nicer location. This place was very well equipped!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Boswells wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at your beach home. Had everything needed to make our stay feel like home. The only part of the trip that was a little bad was the long walk to the beach and it took us a couple of days to figure out when the tide comes in 👍 but the walk did us good since you eat more on vacation. My family had a wonderful vacation 😎 LaDonna Boswell & Family

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our June stay Haven by the Sea.

  • 3 of 5

I'm unable to give this property more than 3 stars, because of the overall condition of the house. Although it was adequate in size for the 5 adults and 2 children, the cleanliness was not up to standards. We also had a flying bug infestation in the home when we first arrived. Apparently the previous tenants and not locked the windows and allowed a variety of insects to enter the home. Overall the property appeared very used and in need of some maintenance. Having the use of the owners' golf cart was a big plus as we traveled the island on a daily basis. The pool was fabulous and the children thoroughly enjoyed spending time there, especially since the beach was so very lacking for them. Harbor Island is a beautiful place to vacation and if the property's owners complete some needed upgrades and would recommend their home to friends and family in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Rates & Availability

Saint Helena Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2017 Rates
Mar 19 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 Rates
May 20 2017 - Sep 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $190 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Gate Fee (1 Vehicle) $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Charleston, SC
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Johnson Creek Tavern
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Fripp Island
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 21
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Johnson Creek Tavern
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary


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