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Akers Ellis Rentals LLC

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

Spacious, Beautiful 5 BR Home with Heated Pool, Screened Porch, Near Beach

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Vanderhorst Plantation House Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, Sleeps 12

This 5 bedroom Kiawah Island vacation rental is less than a 5 minute walk to the beach and is located on the corner of two of the most prestigious streets on Kiawah Island. You will enjoy the grand oak trees which surround the large porches where you can sit and enjoy the ocean breezes, read a good book, or simply relax. This beautiful home was featured in Charleston Home & Design Magazine.

When you walk in this home, you will be welcomed by the open feeling offered by the high ceilings, large foyer, and natural light pouring in from the windows. The main living room has a TV/DVD, radio, iPod player, built-in shelving and cabinets, and leads out to the large back deck with teak outdoor lounge chairs and a private pool and spa. This area provides a bathroom, sink and cabinets for use while enjoying the pool and deck. The living room also leads to the screened porch with a large teak table and chairs and gas grill. This outdoor haven is sure to be a favorite family gathering place. The fully equipped gourmet kitchen with stainless steel top-of-the-line appliances flows into the living room and provides lots of cabinet space, granite countertops, a center island with a sink and a wood block top for food preparation, and a bar area with wine cooler and ice machine. The double ovens with warming shelf above the hood provide lots of room for preparing meals for family and friends during your stay. The dining room offers a round table with seating for 8 and additional seating on 4 bar stools.

The master suite with king bed leads to the back deck and pool through its private screened porch. Offering large closets, a dressing area, jetted tub, large shower, and 2 large sink areas, this master suite and private porch will make you never want to leave this home. A laundry room is conveniently located off of the master bathroom as well.

Four bedrooms with private bathrooms and walk-in closets are located on the second floor. On the left side of the house are 2 bedrooms. The bedroom on the back of the house shares access to the screened porch with the upstairs media room and features a king bed and bathroom with 2 sinks and a shower. The bedroom on the front of the house offers a queen bed and bathroom with 2 sinks and a shower. On the right side of the house are 2 more bedrooms. The bedroom on the back of the house offers 2 twin bunk beds and bathroom with 2 sinks and a tub/shower combination. The bedroom on the front of the house features a queen bed and a bathroom with 2 sinks and a shower. All bedrooms offer TV's as well. The second floor living room with TV/DVD has access to a screened porch which overlooks the pool and deck. A second laundry room is located on the second floor.

This home has a 2 car garage with additional parking is available in the driveway. Free WiFi access available.

For more details, please view the property video. https://youtu.be/Dyw7cNB-1Qo

The home is located in Vanderhorst Plantation which is beyond the second gate on Kiawah Island. While vacationing on Kiawah Island you are sure to enjoy the many miles of bike trails, the 10 miles of pristine beach, the World Class Golf and Tennis facilities, dining opportunities, and local shopping. Historic Charleston is also located about 45 minutes away where you can enjoy live theater, antiquing, low country cuisine, shopping, and visiting many historical sites around the city.

Rates are subject to change prior to booking and do not include tax or service fees.

A non-refundable damage waiver fee of $45 will be included with each reservation.

Off season heating of the spa and/or pool, $75/day each.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Akers Ellis Rentals LLC (Property Manager)
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Akers Ellis Rentals LLC

We LOVE the ocean, golf, the wilderness, bird watching, and the close proximity to some of the finest dining in downtown Charleston.

Why Akers Ellis Rentals LLC chose Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island is a location that people travel to from near and far. Families and friends have been coming to the Island year after year and enjoy the beautiful beaches and quiet, laid back atmosphere. We chose Kiawah Island because it is anchored by one of the finest resorts in America. It was recently ranked 3rd in Conde Nast's Traveler Readers' Choice Awards. These resort amenities include a world class spa, some of the finest golf courses in all of America, two tennis centers, daily activities for children, and world class dining.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We enjoyed our stay at 155 Bufflehead. It is the best appointed house that we have rented at Kiawah and hopefully, will do so again next year. We thank you for your prompt attention to anything we called about.
Jun 2014
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(75 traveler reviews)
Spacious, Beautiful 5 BR Home with Heated Pool, Screened Porch, Near Beach
average rating of 4.866667 based on 76 reviews
Westfield, IN
5

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The rental home at 155 Bufflehead Drive was perfect. It was beautiful, spacious and had everything we needed for our group of 8 people. The beach was a short 5 minute walk away and you could even ride your bikes on the beach which was fun! We enjoyed the Mingo Point Oyster Roast one night, the Freshfields Village area, The Ryder Cup restaurant with a beautiful view of the ocean as well as the yummy BBQ at Ospry Point's Cherrywood BBQ and Ale House. Kiawah is a wonderful place for families with so many activities and something for everyone! We had a slight problem with one of the bathroom showers while we were there, but reported it and Akers Ellis has someone out to repair it right away. We would most definitely recommend 155 Bufflehead!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

155 Bufflehead

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Spacious, great location

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Akers Ellis Rentals LLC
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Leawood, KS
4

view May 2016

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We enjoyed our time at the house, despite very inclement weather. Our only criticism would be the pool. It is so heavily shaded there is constantly a large amount of debris in the pool. Some tree trimming might be in order. The house was clean and well equipped, and the location is terrific.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Akers Ellis Rentals LLC
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Highland Park, IL
5

Christmas in Kiawah Island

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

My extended family had a marvelous stay at this property over Christmas 2015. The home was ideally suited for our multi-generational family with a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces to enjoy. We cooked several family meals there and the kitchen was well equipped. Attention to a few minor issues would make this place "perfect": 1) upgrading the bedding--particularly the pillows and comforters; and 2) better cleaning of the pool and spa to clear the leaves (since the charge is $75/day to heat pool and spa (+$125)--better maintenance cleaning would be appreciated. Working with the Akers-Ellis folks was great--responsive and personal.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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5

Great family house

  • 5 of 5

we stayed for a week at this beautiful, airy, well appointed and spacious home. We had family coming in and out all week for my daughter's graduation from College of Charleston. It was a flexible space, with large bedrooms and baths and generous, varied living space. The pool and hot tub were fabulous and the master suite was enormous. The kitchen is well appointed and we were grateful since we cooked there a number of meals for a large crowd. The bar with ice maker and refrigerator. The house has bikes and a baby bike carriage for renters use. Fantastic house!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

"We had a wonderful visit to Kiawah Island. We were definitely a “5” – very satisfied with the vacation home. It is a beautiful home with a great layout for our extended family. The beautiful weather all week did not hurt either! In terms of trip logistics, we loved your app which gave our entire group access to the house pictures and video as well as to facilitate check-in and check out. The system worked great for us. The only minor issue was that we never could figure out how to lock the front door from the outside. (It was locked when we arrived last Saturday). We did not fear theft or unauthorized entry by anyone, so it wasn’t a big deal to us."

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Akers Ellis Rentals LLC
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Vanderhorst Plantation is located through the second gate on Kiawah Island. While vacationing on Kiawah Island you are sure to enjoy the many miles of bike trails, the 10 miles of pristine beach, the World Class Golf and Tennis facilities, dining opportunities, and local shopping. Historic Charleston is also located about 45 minutes away where you can enjoy live theater, antiquing, low country cuisine, shopping, and visiting many historical sites around the city.

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Amenities

Vanderhorst Plantation House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 4185 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 2 King beds, 2 Queen beds, 2 Bunk beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis

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