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Kiawah Island Getaway- 170 yards to ocean-2 bikes-Wi-Fi

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 625 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bath villa- sleeps 4

My condo is presently for sale and I can only take reservations for approximately 120 days in the future. Hence, I have it blocked after that time. If you are interested in a rental more than 4 months from now, please check back at a later date.

One bedroom on beautiful Kiawah Island- Rated #1 island resort in North America by Conde Naste Traveler (Nov. 2009) -Charleston, S.C. # 2 city in the U.S.. Self contained- two T.V.s , 2 bikes, King sized bed with memory foam topper, stove, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, washer and dryer. Only about 170 yards to the beach. Enjoy world class golf, tennis,fishing, crabbing, biking, beach activities, sightseeing (Charleston, S.C. only about 20-25 mi. away), excellent dining in area,and more. No Pool or Tennis Access. Wireless internet access is included .

Why Kiawah?: Kiawah is rated as the #1 Island retreat in North America by Conde Naste Traveler. It is a beautiful, upscale island with a great attraction for numerous activities. Golf, the beach, fishing, tennis, nature activities, dining, sightseeing and hiking are some of the more popular pursuits. Come and see for yourself why Kiawah is rated so highly- you won't be disappointed. Sorry but there is no pool access with our condo

More Details

Owner
Fred Herring
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, could arrange for Spanish interpretation (sister)
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Fred Herring

My wife and I first visited Kiawah in mid to late 80s. We purchased our condo in 1994(?) and have enjoyed many vacations there over the years. My wife now has a medical condition and can no longer get up the steps to the front door of the condo. Therefore, we have our unit on the real estate market. We miss it but realize that we need to look for another location with level access. We will probably never find another location as special as our beloved condo at Kiawah.

Fred Herring purchased this condo in 1994

Why Fred Herring chose Kiawah Island

I offer my property at a lower rate than most other rentals on Kiawah. The main reason that I do this is because my property has not been extensively updated as some of the other properties have. I currently have it for sale and I would like to leave the decision of future updates to the potential buyer. Our condo is in a great location and we do try to keep it clean and well supplied.

What makes this condo unique

Cost efficient rental at a luxury resort. Great central location with close proximity to the beach and Night Heron Park. Two bikes provided for use during your stay.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in East Beach Village in Kiawah Island

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 625 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • near the sea ...
  • resort ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Very comfortable king sized bed with a 3in., 5.3 lb memory foam topper. Sofa bed is queen sized but not overly comfortable for extended stays. Children don't seem to mind.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Veranda
  • Conservatory
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Monthly rentals will be considered in the low season- Nov.- mid March. Pets considered with an additional cleaning fee of $50 and a $200 damage deposit. No Pool or Tennis Court Access

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
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Kiawah Island Getaway- 170 yards to ocean-2 bikes-Wi-Fi
average rating of 4.32 based on 25 reviews
Grayson, Ga
4

This condo "got her done"

  • 4 of 5

This condo had comfortable bedding, adequate bath, kitchen, and laundry, and was clean. It was located in a nice area with good lighting very close to both the park and beach. It is not going to win any house beautiful interior design awards, but it served our purposes good enough. As has been stated by others, the inside is dated. It has a few signs of "wear and tear"....mostly it needs a paint job, some light fixture/furniture updates, and some work on the tub fixtures. If that is bothersome, this may not be the condo for you. However, if you are here to enjoy the beautiful island, spend much of your time outdoors, and not go broke while doing so, this is a great unit. I think it would be a tight fit for more than 2 adults. 2 adults with a couple of children would probably work okay. We enjoyed the small screen porch that overlooks water, especially when it was raining. The kitchen was small, but had everything we needed. As for the island itself, deer and wildlife abound. We took a walk one night and found ourselves face to face with a young buck (4-5 pointer) just a few yards away from our unit. While driving on the island at night, we stopped for a raccoon family (6-8 ranging from babies to adults) to cross the road, and had a bobcat run right in front of our car. It is not unusual to see does with fauns among the sand dunes. The in tact maritime forest and planned landscaping is just gorgeous. The abundant shade keeps things reasonably cool in the July summer. We would rent this condo again and look forward to coming back to Kiawah.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Traverse City, Mi
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Always a great visit to Kiawah. Nice place, nothing fancy but everything clean and in working order. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place for us!

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect place to stay on Kiawah! Great location! The bikes give you access to the entire island without getting in your car. It is an easy 3.5 mile bike ride to Freshfields and we loved eating by the Heron Park pool. It is located on the second row behind ocean front condos, so it is super easy to get to the beach. The bed is comfy. The condo is timeless in style with a wonderful screened porch. We loved having our morning coffee there and playing cards back there at night. The Calphalon cookware was very nice and we had all we needed in the kitchen for the two of us. I highly recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Comfortable,quiet,close to the beach and the park.

  • 4 of 5

A quiet place for 2. Would return in future. Parking easy, clean, no shortage of supplies.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Steps away from the Beach

  • 4 of 5

My daughter and I spent the week of 4/8 - 4/15 in Mr. Herring's unit. He is very upfront that his condo is in need of a bit of re-modeling. However, we had a terrific time. There were some housekeeping issues but Mr. Herring was made aware of them so he can better direct the housekeeping crew. While the condo isn't "high-end", it more than meets the needs of 2-3 people wanting the Kiawah experience. We had a wonderful time and had everything we needed. Mr. Herring is just a phone call or text away should you need anything. We would stay there again and hope to do so. The "K" family...Baltimore, MD

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Location. Excellent Rate. Excellent Owner.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year staying at this property. Mr. Herring (the owner) has always been excellent to work with. It's obvious that he truly wants his visitors to enjoy the full experience that Kiawah has to offer. He responded to any question or inquiry that we had immediately. The only problem we ever had was that the key wouldn't open the lock on the door last year. We called Mr. Herring about the situation, and we were in the condo in less than 30 minutes with a new doorknob and new keys. The condo is perfect for a small family or honeymooners. And the property is pet friendly! We were very excited to be able to bring our small Sheltie with us to Kiawah. I highly recommend this condo! I have spent every summer vacation at Kiawah since I was born. My parents were original property owners of one of the homes on Eugenia. They purchased the property in 1959 for $1,000. There have been many, many changes to the Island over the years! So, Kiawah holds a special place in my heart. Since our Eugenia house was sold in 1993, we have stayed in many properties all over the island. This stay at 4282 Mariners Watch was definitely our favorite. Keep in mind that Mr. Herring is in the process of trying to sell this property. The property is a tad bit dated; BUT, he doesn't want to invest in a massive cosmetic upgrade in case the new owners may prefer a different style. I'll be honest, we didn't notice that the place needed updating; but, we have seen reviews that have commented about "needing to be upgraded". The property is very comfortable, and has all amenities needed. The mattress has been replaced since our stay last year and is VERY comfortable. The beach is a short 170 yards away. A path leads directly from the condo straight to the most beautiful 10 mile stretch of beach you can imagine. Bikes are included with this property. One of our favorite activities were riding the bike paths all over the Island. The location of this property is only a short drive to Bohicket Marina, Seabrook Island, and Freshfields Village where Harris Teeter is located along with many tourist shops and restaurants. Our favorite place to eat is La Tela Pizzeria. I know, pizza instead of seafood?? Excellent food for the nights when you feel that you want to try something different and unique. We stayed for 7 nights and the rate was incredible for Kiawah Island. I encourage other visitors to the island to stay at this property. Thank you, Mr. Herring, for 2 great summer vacations!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Charleston, S.C.
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
on the island
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
4 championship courses on the island
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Hwy 17 and Bohicket Rd
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
numerous dining opportunities
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Kiawah
Car: recommended

Near Night Heron Park, 170 yards to the beach, Lagoon view, 2 bikes w/unit. When you turn into the Mariners Watch complex off of Sea Forest Drive it is in the second building on the right - the name 'Fake' is on the address sign for 4282.

Other Activities: occasional entertainment in the nearby Night Heron Park, kayaking, nature tours

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in East Beach Village, South Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer
10 Jun 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£805
for 6 nights
£939
 
 
Fall
9 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£354
for 3 nights
From
£118
From
£127
Fri,Sat,Sun
£677
 
 
winter
18 Nov 2017 - 2 Mar 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
£210
for 2 nights
From
£105
From
£109
Fri,Sat,Sun
£494
£896
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £38.84

Rentals of less than 1 week (during any season) are at the owners discretion. Rentals are weekly, Sat.- Sat. If a week is vacant the owner may offer a last minute rental of less than a week. Summer rentals of weekly time blocks is normally required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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