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Beautiful beachfront 3BR Sand Castle Villa! Super quiet & private FREE CART!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bath W/ Wrap-around Balconies (Sleeps 6-8)

IMPORTANT - IMPORTANT - IMPORTANT - IMPORTANT

THIS PROPERTY IS NOT ON TYBEE ISLAND NOR IN SAVANNAH!! YOU WILL HAVE TO TAKE A 30-45 minute WATER TAXI OR FERRY TO GET TO DAUFUSKIE ISLAND, AT A COST OF ABOUT $55 PER PERSON ROUNDTRIP (INCLUDING GROUND TRANSPORTATION)

Additional Important Information

- The Bloody Point pool is not open year-round, and availability of all resort amenities are determined solely by the Resort and are not within the control of Daufuskie Rental Group.

- Important Scheduling Information: Unless there is a partial week gap, for the summer of 2017 there will be a 7 day minimum for this villa, running Saturday to Saturday.

PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS

- Discounted golf at Bloody Point Resort, free tennis, free use of both villa building pool and the Bloody Point pool.*

- Access (for a fee) to the resort's private water taxi service that originates at the Savannah Westin Resort.**

- A very private villa offering a wrap-around porch with views of the ocean and Low-country woods

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DESCRIPTION

Daufuskie Rental Group is proud to offer the luxurious SAND CASTLE VILLA!

The Sand Castle Villa is perfect for family vacations or a get-together of good friends. Situated in the beautiful four-story Sandy Lane villas complex, this corner unit boasts a wrap-around balcony with a spectacular view of the ocean on one side and sumptuous woods on the other. It is a very private configuration, and provides a very secluded setting, giving its guests the impression that they are in their own beach house. And, let's face it, we're talking location, location, location!! Situated on the magnificent Bloody Point Golf Club and in the island's most luxurious villa complex, you simply won't find a more perfect place for a memorable vacation.

This second floor unit offers one of the best views on the property. It is high enough to provide an unobstructed view of the lovely beach and the Atlantic Ocean, and low enough so that it all feels very accessible. The covered balconies provide a restful shade from the summer sun from which you can spend companionable times with simply indulge in your own private time with a good book. The balconies including tables and lounging chairs and are particularly wonderful for observing the sunrise while you sip your morning coffee and for ending the day while you watch the ocean fade into the evening sky.

Inside the villa, you will find luxury furnishings and everything necessary to make it quickly feel like your 'home away from home.' Upon entering the villa, you will be greeted by a lovely open floor plan featuring an architecture-designed plan, including a living room with high ceilings with recessed lighting, an adjoining dining room, and a fully-equipped kitchen with granite countertops and all modern appliances.

Your family will find the living room is a great place to hang out with a comfortable sofa (which is convertible to a bed!) and a love seat from which their occupants can admire the ocean view through a myriad of windows and sliding glass doors, or who can watch their favorite shows on the wide-screen TV.

The master bedroom has beautiful furnishings, has a private bathroom, and features its own balcony entrance. A second bedroom overlooks the wooded vista and also has its own bathroom. The third bedroom is tailor-made for the young people in your group, and has both a set of bunk beds and a trundle bed. (Kids love this room!) It also has its own bathroom, which has a second entrance that can be accessed from the living room.

And talk about kid-friendly! The owner has stocked this home with children's games, books, age-appropriate DVDs, a high chair, and a Pack N Play crib.

Sandy Lane Villas

The Sandy Lane Villas complex is perched at the edge of the spectacular and historic Bloody Point beach. (Site of a ferocious battle between native Americans and British soldiers in the early 1700's.) The wonderful quiet, secluded beach is just steps away from your villa via a picturesque boardwalk over the beach dunes.

The large sunny pool between the complex and the beach dunes provides a fun destination for the whole family.* Along with spacious decking and ample lounge chairs is a shaded area for grilling. The beautiful architecture of Sandy Lane is in evidence with its many columns, arches, pillars and balustrades. The grounds have been professionally landscaped with palms and flowering plantings. This sensational, luxurious hideaway is flanked by pines, oaks and palms.

Bloody Point Golf Club

Bloody Point Golf Club blends effortlessly into its natural environment. The championship 18-hole golf course, recently renovated by the design company of Davis Love III, boasts ocean, river, lagoon, and marshland views, and is home to countless species of wildlife. The beachfront pool offers direct access to wide, secluded beaches that offer sanctuary to nesting sea turtles. The Eagle’s Nest Restaurant, named for the bald eagle’s home on the 6th hole, features ocean and river sunset views and world-class dining. A brand-new dock, with water taxi service to Savannah, Georgia, sits off of the 17th green and reaches out into the Mungen Creek, permitting an unobstructed vista of neighboring Tybee Island and Savannah.

Daufuskie Island

Your villa is located on one of the best-kept secrets on the eastern coast: Daufuskie Island. Your home overlooks 3 miles of pristine, quiet beaches where all you can hear is the sound of gentle waves and beautiful shore birds. Watch the shrimp boats, bike or ride horses along the beach, take a Historic tour and discover the Gullah History of Daufuskie or take in a round of golf. Don't forget to try our island delicacy, deviled crabs! Better still, we'll help arrange a full low-country dinner prepared by a local resident to be delivered directly to your cottage.

In addition to the Bloody Point and Melrose Resort restaurants, Daufuskie has several unique and colorful restaurants (Marshside Mama's and the Daufuskie Crab Company) where you'll swear you're in the middle of the Caribbean.

History buffs will enjoy exploring the island and visiting various sites providing a glimpse into the past, including the recently-restored Oyster House used as a 19th century Gullah meeting place, the Billie Burns Museum, ancient cemeteries, and the two-room school house where renowned author Pat Conroy taught and which was the subject of his first book, The Water is Wide.

Those interested in unique shopping opportunities will want to visit the Iron Fish Art Gallery, the Glass House, and the weekly farmer's market held at the public dock during the warmer months. And you certainly don't want to miss the Daufuskie Island Community Farm, where old and young visitors alike are encouraged to help feed the chickens and even to try milking a goat!

The island's motto is 'No Bridge? No Problem!'

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IMPORTANT NOTES

- You will have to take a 30 minute boat ride to get to Daufuskie, which is a bridge-less island located between Hilton Head SC and Savannah, GA. We are happy to provide information about various ferry and water taxi options. However, before contacting us with questions about these and other issues, PLEASE review our website's FAQ page:

- The villa and resort pools are not open year-round, and the dates of the pool season are determined solely by the the Bloody Point Resort and the Sandy Lane building management.

- Important Scheduling Information: There is a 3 day minimum, in the off-season, and a 7 day minimum running Saturday to Saturday during the summer. A minimum 4-day rental is required for the weeks containing Easter, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Please note that summer rates will apply for those holiday weeks.

* Pools are not open year round, and dates of the pool season are at the sole discretion of Bloody Point and the Sandy Lane Villas Complex.

** Please note that Bloody Point has recently raised its rates for boat service from Savannah. We are happy to talk with you about alternative options and help determine which boat service works best for your group.

More Details

Property Manager
Deborah Smith
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

About Deborah Smith

Doctors Jim and Joyce Stefanelli and their children love Daufuskie and enjoy visiting the island as often as possible. They welcome you to their home away from home!

Why Deborah Smith chose Hilton Head

Daufuskie Island provides us with an opportunity to 'get away from it all'. Our beautiful Sand Castle Villa provides an idea location for a family vacation, with beautiful views of the ocean and direct access to a pool and a spectacular beach.

What makes this villa unique

This villa is situated in a way that provides guests with the feel of a private beach house. The views are only of the ocean and nearby woods...Heaven!

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Savannah
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Bloody Point Water Taxi
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Bloody Point Golf Club & Melrose on the Beach
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Eagle's Nest
Nearest Beach
Bloody Point Beach - Adjoins Property
Car: not necessary

This gorgeous beachfront villa is located on one of the best-kept secrets on the eastern coast: Daufuskie Island. Your home overlooks 3 miles of pristine, quiet beaches where all you can hear is the sound of gentle waves and beautiful shore birds. Watch the shrimp boats, bike or ride horses along the beach, take a Historic tour and discover the Gullah History of Daufuskie or take in a round of golf. Don't forget to try our island delicacy, devil crabs! Better still, we'll help arrange a full low-country dinner to be delivered directly to your cottage.

Daufuskie has several unique and colorful restaurants (Marshside Mama's and the Daufuskie Crab Company) where you'll swear you're in the middle of the Caribbean, as well as the casual but upscale Eagle's Nest at Bloody Point.

The preferred mode of transportation on the island is by golf cart, and we can help arrange for you to rent one. History buffs will enjoy exploring the island and visiting various sites providing a glimpse into the past, including the recently-restored Oyster House used as a 19th century Gullah meeting place, the Billie Burns Museum, ancient cemeteries, and the two-room school house where renowned author Pat Conroy taught and which was the subject of his first book, The Water is Wide.

Those interested in unique shopping opportunities will want to visit the Iron Fish Art Gallery, the Glass House, and the weekly farmer's market held at the public dock during the warmer months. And you certainly don't want to miss the Daufuskie Island Community Farm, where old and young visitors alike are encouraged to help feed the chickens and even to try milking a goat!

Our island's motto is 'No Bridge? No Problem!'

Amenities

Daufuskie Island Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd master bedroom has private bath.
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Spectacular view w private entrance to balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Lovely children's bedroom with 2 twin beds & trundle bed.
  • Master bedroom has private entrance to wrap-around balcony with views of ocean and island woods; queen size bed; dressers, sliding glass doors and windows; private bath. 2nd Master bedroom beautifully furnished with private bath; 3rd bedroom perfect for kids or young at heart.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Check in is 4 pm. Check out is 10 am.

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Beautiful beachfront 3BR Sand Castle Villa! Super quiet & private FREE CART!
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews
Lebanon, Oh
5

Wonderful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier with the Sand Castle Villa! Not only was it in the perfect location for our visit to Daufuskie Island, but the grounds and condo were beautiful! The condo had gorgeous views from the wrap around porch of the ocean and was the perfect place to enjoy dining. The interior was tastefully decorated and comfortably furnished. It was very clean, and the space was perfect for what we needed. We traveled with a mosaic of ages and each had a private bedroom and bath area. The kitchen provided everything we needed and all appliances are in great working condition. Just a few short steps away was the beach and pool area, also very well maintained and provided us loads of fun! We highly recommend this condo to anyone of any age! The property manager was amazing and invaluable to us. Every detail of the trip was worked out with her help and dedication to assuring that this was a wonderful vacation. We could not be more pleased with our stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay....and especially glad we had a chance to get to know you and your delightful family!! Feels like old friends were leaving when you departed, and we hope to see you back again soon! Deborah Smith Daufuskie Rental Group
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4

Great Place to Get Away

  • 4 of 5

Anyone looking to relax and get away should travel to Daufuskie. This property is in a fantastic location with direct beach access. Deborah and her crew were there for us throughout our vacation to help with anything we needed - incredibly responsive and much appreciated. Would rent again -

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Villa, Beautiful Island

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed our 5 days in this villa. It is modern, well maintained, and beautifully furnished and the kitchen really is one you can cook in. This villa is on the second floor of 5 floors in the condo building. The pool is a few steps away from the elevators and just beyond that is the beach. The beach is mostly white sand and stretches to a nature sanctuary to the south, approaching Bloody Point, and Melrose (I think) to the north. It was very uncrowded, even in August. We were often the only family on the beach. There are almost no waves at this particular beach, which would be ideal for small children or toddlers. The only advice I have for Daufuskie vacationers is to buy and bring with you EVERY drop of food and water or beverages you think your family would consume during your stay. There REALLY is no grocery store and when our group ran out of water bottles after 3 days we had to buy them individually for $2.50 a piece at the Bloody Point Golf pro shop. The Bloody Point little pantry stocks individual water bottles and milk, but not much else, and you will pay through the nose. The restaurant situation is not good. Plan to make all your meals at the villa. We arranged ahead of time to have Ernestine Smith prepare and drop off a meal of fried chicken, okra & tomatoes, and corn bread. It was absolutely wonderful. Marshside Mama's had decent food, but was really dirty. The Bloody Point Resort restaurant was clean, but the food was pretty awful (Chef Boyardee Pizza for pizza night- $99 for 5 people and tbh I have had better frozen pizza. It also took 1 hour to be served and they were not even busy.) While on the island, members of our group toured the island rum factory (very fun- highly recommend), stopped at a hand made soap and lotion business in a woman's home (Peach something)- also wonderful and played golf at Bloody Point- nice course. This is a great rental if you are looking for a quiet get away with your family.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for coming and we are glad you enjoyed the Sand Castle Villa...a consistent favorite with our vacation guests. It truly is in a wonderful location, just steps away from a beautiful secluded beach, and of course the villa pool. ********Sorry you were disappointed by the restaurants; most people rave about Marshside Mama's and enjoy the Bloody Point's Eagle Nest Restaurant, and especially Pizza Night. You did not mention the memorable Lucy Bell's Cafe, open for breakfast and lunch and specializing in incredibly delicious and huge southern-style meals (and not too far from where you were staying), nor did you mention the Old Daufuskie Crab Company, down at Freeport Marina, which has great menu selections, a lovely location overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway, and often featuring weekend bands for extra fun. You also didn't mention our new Morning Coffee High, a fabulous little coffee shop located in the heart of the Historic District. Most of our visitors enjoying visiting all of these restaurants, and getting to know the local folks at the same time. **** Thanks for coming, and we hope to see you again. Deborah Smith, Daufuskie Rental Group
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5

Great condo!

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful condo - very private and relaxing! Deborah was a great help to us throughout our stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing, wonderful, family-friendly getaway

  • 5 of 5

The Sand Castle Villa was a wonderful, clean, and well appointed condo. The villa is perfect for families of all sizes. All the bedrooms and bathrooms were clean and very comfortable. The kitchen was stocked full of any supplies needed to make an enjoyable meal. The villa also included books, games, and other entertainment when we had a rainy evening. The view from the porch was of course beautiful, and the beach was very easily accessible. There where chairs and many other beach supplies that were provided which was very convenient for my family. Staying at the Sand Castle Villa was certainly the one of the highlights of our trip. We cannot wait to return to Daufuskie and the Sand Castle Villa!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway with resort-like amenities

  • 5 of 5

Plenty of space for our family of 4, could easily accommodate 2 families. We loved the pool and the beach. To me, the Sandy Lane villas are the ideal place to stay on the island.

Daufuskie Island is a wonderful destination. There were times we were the only ones on the beach as far as you could see.

I can't wait for our return trip to the island!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michael - We are so glad you enjoyed your Daufuskie vacation! We also agree that the Sandy Lane Villas are a great location for a beach vacation! And, of course, the private and pleasant Sand Castle Villa is the perfect villa for families! We hope to see you again! ***************************** Deborah Smith Daufuskie Rental Group.
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee-3 Bedrooms/3 Baths $190
Tax Rate 10.0%

Check in time is 4 pm. Check out time is 10 am.

The quote for the rental rate includes a VRBO service fee. This does not go to either the property owner nor to Daufuskie Rental Group.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.