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Penthouse Location. Oceanview. Spectacular Sunsets! Wi-Fi included.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
4 nights

Description

Saint Helena Island Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 1 - 2)

We're open! Hurricane Matthew is in the history books and our home is ok!

Maximum occupancy is 2 Adults. No children.

Beach Chairs provided (2).

Harbor Island is a private barrier island 15 miles east of Beaufort, SC. Our gated community features a 2.5 mile sandy beach and 24/7 security.

Harbor Island is a wonderful place to observe nature. Native and migrating birds can be found on our island depending on the season. We have an active loggerhead turtle protection program. Volunteers assist throughout the summer and early fall as baby turtles hatch and make their way to the ocean. And, if you look slightly offshore you'll spot dolphins playing in the shallow waters of our beaches.

Harbor Island has lots of outdoor activities, i.e. fishing, crabbing, ‘shrimping’ or boating. For those who prefer freshwater activities, the BRC (Beach & Racquet Club) offers a large and a kiddy pool, a souvenir and snack shop, and a beach volleyball area. In addition, we have tennis, basketball and shuffleboard courts. There’s also a horseshoe pit in the fenced in community area.

The fitness center at the BRC features a weight room, treadmills, and stationary bicycles. Check with the BRC for bike rentals and questions about any of the activities listed above.

Our 3rd floor (top floor) home is accessible by elevator. Our 1 bedroom home is uniquely positioned for viewing brilliant sunrises and spectacular sunsets. Our 'Sunset Lounge', located just outside our front door, features a 3rd floor outdoor living/viewing area that no other unit offers.

The sole bedroom has a very comfortable queen bed and full bath. Another half bath is just steps down the hall.

You'll love the comfortable feel of our home. Snuggle up with a book in the corner chaise or spend an afternoon at one of three nearby pools or our not-so-crowded beach.

Smoking is not allowed in our home. But, feel free to enjoy your tobacco products on the screened porch or at our Sunset Lounge.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Mary Ann
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, Southern
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016
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About Mary Ann

We are both retired and live in upstate SC.

Mary Ann purchased this villa in 2002

Why Mary Ann chose Beaufort area

Our home is exactly what you want it to be: comfortable, quiet, romantic, the list is yours to choose from. It's close to great beaches and golf courses and just in between Charleston and Savannah. Harbor is truly a community for people who love the beach.

Although there are no golf courses on our island, you'll find plenty to do. We have bike rentals, tennis courts, a gym, three pools, sunrises, sunsets, and peace and quiet. Design your own vacation. But, make sure you come back for another visit.

What makes this villa unique

We love Harbor's beach and it changes from season to season. In spite of the changes, one thing will remain. There's always a large sandbar that goes off into the east that will allow you to walk so far off shore that you can look back and see the Hunting Island lighthouse.

If you, like us, are golfers, you've got the courses at Fripp Island that are just 10 minutes away. We like the public course at Parris Island. It's a real treat to visit the island for golf as well as to visit the Marine Corp Museum.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Lots of rest and relaxation on this week at Harbor, some much needed time for walks on the beach, napping and reading! We recommend Moondoggies in Port Royal!"
Jun 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Penthouse Location. Oceanview. Spectacular Sunsets! Wi-Fi included.
average rating of 4.8 based on 27 reviews
5

Good place to vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Harbor Island. This was the first time we went on vacation without our kids, although they texted and called everyday. The condo we stayed in was so nice and really made you feel at home. It was nice to wake up in the morning and sit out on the patio and see the ocean. I recommend this place to anyone looking for beachfront property for vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Come again! We offer a 5% discount on the room rate for returning clients.
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Lovely View

  • 3 of 5

The view of the ocean from this condo was wonderful! We enjoyed being able to see the beach from the living room! The condo was also very clean and accommodating. From the pictures on VRBO, I expected it to be a bit more updated, particularly in the kitchen, but all was perfectly adequate for a few days away! The owner provided great customer service and helpful tips including a binder of recommendations and information in the condo itself. We were a bit disappointed as we had looked forward to spending time on the screen porch overlooking the ocean, but the screen porch had obviously been used as a smoking porch. The rest of the condo was fine, but as non-smokers and very sensitive to smoke, there was a noticeable smoke smell on the porch. We enjoyed walking on the beach and the many wonderful restaurants in Beaufort and Port Royal.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jennifer, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of our home. I would like to address your comments about the screen porch and the smell of cigarette smoke. I'm sorry you had to deal with the smoke as I'm an ex-smoker myself and understand the irritating nature of the smoke. I believe that any smell of smoke you detected was from a neighboring screen porch active smoker(s). It is not uncommon to be on the porch with smoke coming from neighboring porches. We are here now and there is no smell of smoke on our porch. I hope this will not deter you from visiting with us again. Returning clients get a 5% discount on their room rate. Best regards, Mary Ann
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5

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

Condo was very clean and comfortable, even better than we expected. We were there for the month of February 2016. Had some very cool days (didn't stop us from walking on the beach) and some days in the low 70's. Enjoyed the quiet beach and area. Even had our own dolphin shows. Went to Hunting Island twice and saw an alligator catch her dinner in the pond by the visitors' center. She had a vulture waiting for any leftovers. There were several restaurants that we went to in Beaufort that were very good especially Dockside and the Mexican restaurant in the mall by Walmart. Also visited Parris Island where the new Marine recruits train. Also explored nearby beaches. Great place to vacation!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. We hope to see you again in the near future. Returning clients get a 5% discount on their room rate, too.
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Jeannette
5

Wonderful condo!

  • 5 of 5

This is our third stay in this condo and I guess that tells you we love it!! We walked on the Harbor Island Beach, went for a afternoon cruise on Captain Dick's River Cruise that docks at the Downtown Marina in Beaufort (very nice and informative cruise), ate at Dockside on Lady's Island, Luther's in Beaufort and went to Hunting Island Beach. Our cousins, who live on St. Helena's Island, got fresh shrimp from Gay Fish Company and made an authentic Frogmore Stew...yum!! We visited with our relatives and celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary here.

Mary Ann is so sweet...we had to made a change in dates, due to the rain & flooding earlier in October and she was very nice and more than cooperative, making sure we had a wonderful vacation!! Can't wait to return to this beautiful island!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We hope to see you again!
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5

Relaxing time away

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a week of water, bike riding and rest while staying at Bill and Mary Ann's. It's a quiet neighborhood and convenient to several restaurants. The condo was clean, bright and very cozy and we look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, David, for your comments! We hope you'll be back to visit!
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First Year Anniversary Trip

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful time in your condo! We were so impressed my the upgrades you all had made. We thought it was one of the nicest condos we had ever stayed in. We really enjoyed time on the beach and at the pool. The atmosphere on Harbor Island was so low key and we enjoyed that. The lighthouse on Hunting Island is a must see and I was glad to check a lighthouse tour off my bucket list!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Kayla, for your gracious comments! And, Happy Anniversary! Glad you spent it with us.
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Map

Hunting Island State Park
Johnson Creek Tavern
Shrimp Shack
Boondocks Restaurant
"Best local shrimp!"
Emily's Restaurant
"Extensive menu. We like ordering from the Tapas Menu which offers lots of variety."
Griffin Market
"And, Wine Bar. Love, Love, Love. Romantic dinners for two. Our waiter did an excellent ..."
Highway 21 Drive-In Theater
"Just read about it so we can't rate it just yet. It's one of three vintage drive-ins still o..."
Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island
"Visit the Marine Corps Museum. The Legends Golf Course is also open to the public."
11th Street Dockside -- CLOSED
"Gotta go!"
Ace Basin Tours
"Narrated tour of the ACE Basin"
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Johnson Creek Tavern, Harbor Island
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Fripp Island
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Johnson Creek Tavern, Harbor Island
Nearest Point of Interest
Hunting Island Light House
Nearest Point of Interest
Beaufort County Recycle Center
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Saint Helena Island Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall 2016
Sep 11 2016 - Dec 22 2016
4 night minimum stay
$118
From
$128
Fri,Sat,Sun
$795
$1,510
 
 
Nightly Rate
Dec 23 2016 - Mar 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$118
From
$128
Fri,Sat,Sun
$795
$1,510
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 13 2017
4 night minimum stay
$118
From
$128
Fri,Sat,Sun
$795
$1,510
 
 
Summer 2017
May 14 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$133
From
$144
Fri,Sat,Sun
$910
$2,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$87
From
$98
Fri,Sat,Sun
$625
$1,350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 10.0%

Effective 11/1/16 Gate fees: 4 nights = $46.20; 5 nights = $57.75; 6-7 nights = $69.30; 8-14 nights = $70; 15-21 nights = $73; 22-30 nights = $78; 31-90 nights = $87
$60 Departure Cleaning fee if your stay < 7 nights.
SC and Beaufort Accommodations Tax is 10%, applied to your room rate & cleaning only.
Security deposit refund dependent on ck-out inspection.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Saint Helena Island Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Oversized walk-in shower with benches.
    Half - toilet
  • See photos
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
2 Beach Chairs provided.

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