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Beach, Golf, Tennis, Bike Paths - This Home Is Near It All!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 31 nights


About the property

House - 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath. Sleeps 10. Pet Friendly. Huge private pool and decks.

In just 4 short years, Tupelo Honey has become one of the most sought after and favorite residences for family vacations in Hilton Head and the Sea Pines resort. We are also "pet friendly". Please be sure to read our 5-STAR REVIEWS from previous renters.

Thank you for considering Tupelo Honey!

If you are looking for a comfortable, light/bright, fun, clean and well appointed home centrally located in Sea Pines and just minutes from the beach, then look no further than Tupelo Honey. Our fully refurbished home, located on Tupelo Road, is in the heart of the totally renovated Sea Pines Golf Club (near the Marriott Monarch). Featuring the Heron Point course by Mark McCumber and the picturesque Ocean Course, Tupelo Honey has something for everyone! Don't miss your chance to stay in this tastefully appointed 3 BR, 2 BA home featuring a beautiful, HUGE SUNNY POOL. Our extensive landscaping not only adds to our appeal, but also offers maximum privacy. Completely updated, Tupelo Honey is all about relaxed casual living with distinctive furnishings and refined extras. Also, the home is conveniently located near one of the many leisure and bike paths that cover the entire Sea Pines plantation.

Enjoy the open floor plan from the kitchen to the living area, perfect for entertaining and maximizing your vacation time with friends and family, while taking in great views of the pool and deck. The open-style great room has a wrap-around sofa that is also a double-sleeper.

The many features include:

- A 55 inch HDTV with a Soundbar and DVD, awesome for watching movies with the family.

- A Bose Radio/CD combination with Wi-Fi compatibility for Pandora and an Radio/Amplifier connected to indoor and outdoor speakers that has local radio stations pre-programmed and also has a cable for connecting your smartphone or tablet to access your music apps

- Complimentary high speed secured wireless internet service

Off the living room is a screened porch with new rattan furniture plus an HDTV. It also has windows for winter enjoyment!

Outside, enjoy the large 2-tier deck overlooking the pool while listening to your favorite music, reading or just plain relaxing! There's a table with 6 chairs on one tier and two more chairs and a small table on the deck by the master bedroom. Poolside, there's another table with 4 chairs, two chaise lounges and 4 additional chairs. Enjoy cooking outside? There's a large Weber grill.

When it's time to say goodnight, retreat to your own large private bedroom, each with its own HDTV/DVD, ample closet and storage space. The private Master Suite, set to one side of the home, is pure luxury with a new king mattress, a TV & DVD, all-new furniture and a lavish master bath with a double-vanity, granite countertop and large 'spa-like' shower with skylight. The second bedroom has a new king mattress and the third bedroom/den has a trundle and sofa bed. Both the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms share a renovated bath with shower and tub.

The house also features an updated granite/stainless kitchen with new chef grade, stainless cookware, cooking utensils, cutlery, china AND a K-cup coffeemaker (along with a regular coffeemaker). We've been told we have one of the best equipped kitchens in Sea Pines!

Sea Pines is a golfer and tennis enthusiast's paradise. You're only minutes away from Heron Point, the Ocean Course and the world famous Harbour Town Golf Links, home of the PGA Tour's 'Heritage Classic' - all only 5 minutes away! And if tennis is your game, the Sea Pines Racquet Club and South Beach Racquet Club are both ready to “serve” your needs!

After your morning activities it's time to get out to the beach! A quick ride by bike or car gets you to the beautiful, totally renovated Sea Pines Beach Club.

Among the many amenities of being our guest at Sea Pines, you'll have easy access to:

• The “new” Sea Pines Beach Club

• Tennis at The Sea Pines or South Beach Racquet Clubs

• 3 World-class golf courses: The Harbour Town Golf Links,

Heron Point by Pete Dye and the Ocean Course by Mark


• Shopping, dining, and enjoying special evenings of family

fun at Harbour Town - Free concerts & other monthly events

• The many Restaurants and shops at South Beach Marina

• Ride horses or visit the petting zoo at Lawton Stables

• The large playground at Harbour Town

• The Sea Pines Nature Preserve

• The Sea Pines Trolley

OR you can just relax by our pool with your favorite beverage!

One of the nice amenities at Sea Pines is the miles and miles of bike paths that cover the entire island. A safe and fun way to get around and explore - most people never use their car!

In a world of schedules and to-do lists, the ability to getaway, relax and enjoy life is becoming a lost art. That's what Tupelo Honey is all about. We invite you to be a guest in our little paradise and and enjoy what our home and Sea Pines has to offer. A chance to have fun with your family, spend time on the beach, fish all day and walk under the stars at night.

Recent Upgrades:

- Hardwood floors in all bedrooms

- Completely remodeled master bathroom with "driftwood" double-vanity

- New kitchen backsplash

- New Top-of-the-line Whirlpool Dishwasher

- New Radio/Amplifier connected to indoor and outdoor speakers with local radio stations pre-programmed plus a cable for connecting your smartphone or tablet to access your music and other apps.

- New bike and accessories shed

- New outdoor lighting

- Complete interior painting

- Renovated sunroom with new rattan furniture and HDTV

- Extensive landscaping by the Pool and backyard

- Outside shower by pool

**** Frequently Asked Questions ****

What arrangements are made to pick up a key?

Our home is equipped with an electronic 'keyless' entry system that is programmed with a special code. This makes it very convenient for our guests as they do not have to worry about picking up, getting locked out or losing a key.

Are pets allowed?

Yes. We are one of the few rental homes in Sea Pines that allows pets. Please read our reviews from pet owners that have enjoying staying at our home.

What if there is an issue while we are staying at your house?

Our home is professionally serviced by an island staff. All issues are quickly addressed with minimal disruption to your vacation.

Where can we rent bikes and how much does it cost?

There are several bicycle rental companies on the island. Arrangements can be made for delivery & pickup. Bike can generally be rented for $25-35/wk.per week. We do supply beach towels, 6 beach chairs, 2 beach umbrellas and a beach cart.

How close are you to the beach?

Under 5 minutes by car, or an enjoyable 10 minute bike ride.

Are you close to Harbour Town?

Yes, it’s an easy 10 minute bike ride, or 5 minutes by car.

What size is your house?

Our single level home is over 2,000 square feet. The master bedroom is approximately 250 square feet and the other 2 bedrooms are about 200 square feet each (14 X 14). All bedrooms have ample closet and storage space and feature HDTV's.

Is your home for sale and could we have our vacation interrupted by an agent wanting to show the house?

No, our home is not for sale. We do caution prospective guests that are looking at other properties to check with the owner or manager to insure that the property they are considering is not for sale, or that they will not have their vacation interrupted by agents wanting to show the home!

Do you offer discounts?

If your arrival date is less than 30 days away and our home is available, we will certainly work with you.

Do we add cleaning fees to your listed prices?

No, this fee is included in the price, as well as all linens, towels and upgraded kitchen and bath necessities. The only additional fees are South Carolina Resort and Hilton Head taxes totaling 10%, a $50 per pet fee (if applicable) and the optional fee to heat the pool.

More Details

Property Manager
John Lambis
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2017

About John Lambis

Born and raised in Newport, RI, the ocean has always been special to me. Whether sailing rails-in, fishing from the shore, surfing in the waves or just skimming rocks on the water, many pleasant memories were made there. When I moved to the south and met my wife Kathryn, we both longed for a getaway near the water. That's when we discovered Hilton Head Island. We've always loved vacationing in Sea Pines and after many pleasant stays, we finally decided to purchase a home. We truly are excited about Tupelo Honey and are looking forward to others enjoying all it has to offer.

John Lambis purchased this house in 2013

Why John Lambis chose Hilton Head

The Sea Pines Plantation is like no other vacation / resort community you will find. And Tupelo Honey puts you in one of the best locations in the plantation. Whether its a short stroll to the Sea Pines Beach Club, Lawton Stables or a bike ride to Harbour Town or South Beach, you're just minutes to the best that Sea Pines has to offer. With miles of safe, fun bike paths, you'll quickly find yourself not wanting to use your car, but walk or bike everywhere! That's what the Sea Pines Plantation and Tupelo Honey are all about - connecting with family, friends and the unique environment of the plantation.

What makes this house unique

This isn't a 'rental property' to us - it's our home! We want our guests to feel like they are staying in a special place, with all the amenities you'd expect in a resort home, along with the charm and comfort of a true 'beach' house. As you can see in the pictures - our recent renovations, along with the open floor plan, will keep you comfortable and connected with family and the outdoors. Imagine sitting at the dining room table, or on the screened porch, and having a fabulous view of the birds or the pool. Some evenings you will see deer slowly work their way through the area and disappear into the woodland area behind our home. We looked at many homes in the area before we purchased this house and began its' transformation into Tupelo Honey. You won't find a cleaner, more relaxed, open and fun house in the area.



Sea Pines House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1. Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , New cabinets, double-vanity and large walk-in shower
    2. Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , New granite vanity.
  • The Master bath features a new double-vanity with granite counter. There's also a large spa-like walk-in shower with a 'river-rock' floor and skylight. The 2nd bathroom has a new single vanity with a granite counter.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • A-Master - 1 king
    B-Corner bedroom - 1 king
    C-Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Both the Master and Guest bedrooms have new Luxury King mattresses. The 3rd bedroom features a trundle bed and a sofa sleeper, both sleep 2 comfortably. There's also a queen sleeper/sofa in the living room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We have tried to make Tupelo Honey as comfortable as possible. Completely renovated, we offer the finest furnishings, accessories, dinnerware / glassware and gourmet kitchen necessities - what we would expect if we were renters! We also supply 6 beach chairs, 2 beach umbrellas, a beach cart, beach towels and a host of local information; things to do, events, restaurants, shopping, etc. We have lawn and pool services as well to make your stay a pleasant one. When you arrive, all you have to do is unpack, bike to the beach or jump in the pool and start enjoying our home and the many sights and activities Sea Pines offers.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Beach, Golf, Tennis, Bike Paths - This Home Is Near It All!
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews

Spring Break 2017

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved Tupelo Honey. It's a beautiful house, well maintained and decorated so nicely. You know the owner, John, loves this house by the attention to detail you see all around it. Very comfortable and close to everything. And John was extremely helpful before, during and after our stay. We would definitely stay here again. Thanks John for making our Spring Break a special one.

Art, Larkin and the boys

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Honey of a vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

Spent March Break in chilly Hilton Head at Tupelo Honey. The only downside to our stay was the weather. John was a great host, and very quick to address our questions. The house is perfect for a restful stay on the island. It is incredibly well appointed, and John has gone out of his way to make sure every detail of your stay is looked after. Even though we had poor weather, Tupelo more than made up for that. Sea Pines is a fantastic community to stay in, and we took advantage of all of the local eateries at the property. While the golf at Sea Pines is somewhat above budget, we played 3 rounds at different courses within 20 minutes of our house and was sub $40 for each (Golden Bear, Bear Creek and Pinecrest...all very good!). Also took a drive down to Savannah one day, lovely place, and even more lovely during St Patty's week!! Highly recommend this property for a Hilton Head experience, and we definitely plan to come back, when the weather is a little more predictable.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent house with pool and dog-friendly!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with 4 adults, 4 kids, and a dog. The house had plenty of space and amenities - the kids loved the screened in back porch for tv time, and the parents loved having some separate space too! The biggest draw of the house was the pool. The kids begged to go in it every day, and we even had some night swims. The kitchen was fully stocked, the beach equipment (chairs, cart, umbrella, boogie boards) was great and much appreciated. The home was in a great location - a quick ride to the beach and all of the other Sea Pines activities.

John was great to work with. We noticed a big leak from the kitchen faucet and notified him and he quickly arranged for a plumber to come fix it. Also, we weren't able to get into the shed housing the beach equipment (total oversight of location on our part) but John quickly contacted us to let us know exactly how to get into it. We will be returning to Sea Pines quite often and will always consider this home first. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Raleigh, North Carolina

Perfect Central Sea Pines Stay with Dogs

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here a week in April 2016 with 4 adults and 2 dogs and the house was perfectly setup for us to have a spectacular visit. We LOVED the central SeaPines location of this home as it was a nice bike ride to anywhere in SeaPines. In other locations we have rented, it has been a fairly far bike ride to at least one end SeaPines. Also, the owner John was very punctual and a pleasure to work with. As well, he has a nicely stocked kitchen which isn't always the case with VRBO properties we have rented. Master bedroom is on the opposite side of the home from the other two bedrooms, which is great when others wanted to stay up much later than us. Everything in the home was in good shape and nothing needed maintenance. Will stay here again. Thanks John!!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wallingford, CT

Snow Bird

  • 4 of 5

We were in residence for 4 months and had a very enjoyable stay. The owner was very responsive and easy to work with from beginning to end. The minor issues that occurred were immediately resolved .The house easily expanded and contracted to be comfortable for the two of us and feel spacious when there were 6. It was well equipped with a great bed in the master suite! The kitchen is well stocked and comfortable to work in. The interior is relaxed and easy to care for, The outside service companies (pool, landscape and trash) are thorough and timely. The house is well located and in easy reach of Harbourtown, the beach and both Sea Pines gates. It was tough to leave.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adult Family Vacation

  • 3 of 5

The house was very nice. Kitchen and baths were well stocked. Plenty of storage and closets, although I would suggest bringing hangers. Good location and beautiful surroundings. Unfortunately, the pool is in the shade all day long. Having a house with a pool, assuming the pool would be in sun some of the time, was on top of our shortlist! We were looking forward to spending some of the time hanging around the pool and unfortunately, this didn't happen.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. In early 2016, we vista-pruned the trees that caused the shading. Now the pool enjoys complete sunshine all day.
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Shelter Cove Marina
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Savannah International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Beach Club at Sea Pines
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
The Golf Club at Sea Pines
Nearest Motorway
0.8 Miles
William Hilton Parkway - SC 278
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Beach Club at Sea Pines
Nearest Beach
0.75 Miles
The Sea Pines Beach Club
Car: recommended

Located in the Sea Pines Golf Club area, near the Marriott Monarch and Sea Pines Beach Club in the heart of the Sea Pines Plantation. All are under a 5 minute drive by car or 10 minutes by bike. Tupelo Honey is centrally located in Sea Pines and offers easy biking to the beach, Lawton Stables and the Sea Pines Forest Preserve - both less than 5 minutes by bike. You can also bike to Harbour Town, Coligny Plaza and South Beach, which offer many restaurants, great shopping & a playground - they're all just minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Sea Pines House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Retreat 2017
Mar 26 2017 - May 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
Spring Fling 2017
May 21 2017 - Jun 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer Fun 2017
Jun 4 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer Charm 2017
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall Getaway 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Oct 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
October Magic 2017
Oct 8 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter Escape 2017-2018
Oct 29 2017 - Mar 31 2018
31 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $450
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 10.0%

Winter weekly rate of $799/wk requires a minimum 4 week stay. If available, individual Winter weeks are available at $899, except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years, which are $1,200 per week.

Your rental includes: A thorough whole house cleaning prior to arrival, upgraded kitchen and bath necessities for your stay, 6 beach chairs, 2 beach umbrellas, a beach cart and beach towels.

40% deposit due with signed reservation. Balance, plus fully refundable $450 damage deposit, is due 12 weeks prior to your scheduled arrival date. Payments may be made by check or PayPal (For PayPal, access Also, the fee includes 2 complimentary gate passes for the week.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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