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Cottage Like Villa by the Sea.Sleeps 2.Value Rates. WIFI. 50"HDTV

Bedrooms 1
Separate WC's1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Queen sofa bed, 1.5 Baths

This comfortable and completely tiled cottage-style ground-floor villa is in a private gated community. The condo has been freshly painted and redecorated. Private WIFI computer connection. Harbor offers 2 1/2 miles of private beach and ocean, bay, and marsh views. The furnishings have been chosen for your relaxing vacation time. There is one queen sofabed. This is an airy end unit with lots of light from extra windows.

Unlike many, our deck leads out the back towards the pool and dune walkway. The pool is ~ 50 paces to the private Cedar Reef Villa pool. Take a short walk to the beach just over and through the beautiful natural dunes. Home of wildflowers; bushes; birds; rabbits; hermit crabs and more. Our rental also gives rights to the 'Harbor Island Beach & Tennis Club'. A short walk to the 'HIBT' Club offers a fitness center of cardio machines and a weight room. Bikes can be rented on the island

The large outdoor pool surrounded by lounge chairs and looks out over the marsh to the Harbor River. There is a kiddie pool and playground; tennis courts; basketball; shuffleboard; volleyball; horseshoe pit and golf chipping area. The club offers a grill for snacks and a small general store.

Buy fish fresh from the shrimp boat at Gay's Marina just before the Harbor Bridge. See schools of dolphins, crab from bridges, watch pelicans dive for fish, and enjoy sunsets framed by Palmetto trees.

Harbor Island is next to beautiful, unspoiled subtropic Hunting Island (see 'LINK' below for all the natural beauty, exploring, swimming etc. HUNTING ISLAND has to offer)and Fripp Island, South Carolina. 12 miles to historic Beaufort, 12 miles to Parris Island, 42 miles to Hilton Head, 69 miles to Charleston, and 57 miles to Savannah. Movies 'Forest Gump,' 'Prince of Tides,' 'Disney's Jungle Book,' and 'The Big Chill' were filmed on neighboring islands or in Beaufort.

Keywords: Beach Villa

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 May, 2017

Why BRIAN FOX chose Beaufort area


The condo is very clean and comfortable. The entire floor is tiled! This is great to keep the condo clean! The condo is an end unit with side windows that makes it very bright and spacious feeling. It is first floor with a front door at the parking lot and very convenient back door to pool and beach walk!

We have a new 50 inch TV.

The kitchen is well stocked with utensils etc. Shower towels and bed linens are supplied.

There are two private Cedar Reef pools. One pool is approximately 50 paces from the condo (see photos). The other is just on the other side of the condos for closer proximity for those guests.

There is also the larger main pool at the Harbor Island Pool and Racquet Club. There is also a kiddie pool and play ground, tennis, volleyball, basketball and a chipping area for golfing.

Tennis rackets, volleyball and basketballs are available for loan at the Club.

The clubhouse has a snack bar and exercise room, (as if walking on the beach isn't enough exercise).

We recently did some painting and updating.

It is situated 15 miles East of Beaufort, SC. It is midway between

Charleston to the north and Savannah to the south. Hilton Head is

mid way between Harbor Island and Savannah. Therefore it is situated

some what between all of them. It is a pretty, secluded island.

PS: The tax, gate pass and cleaning fees are fees we cannot get around. The property is managed and cleaning is contracted. This guarantees that when you arrive, the condo, bath towels, kitchen utensils, are clean. There is a bar of soap in each bathroom, paper towels, toilet paper, dish soap ready for your use. Please write or call if you have any questions.

I will check back with you in a few days if I don't hear from you.

Thanks for your inquiry.

Brian Fox

C: 828-291-0790 / C: 828-228-4571

What makes this condo unique


-Directions are available on MAPQUEST/ YAHOO.  The best way to start your trip search for HARBOR ISLAND is using ZIP CODE IS 29920.

VISIT “YAHOO SATELLITE MAPS” 29920. For an excellent view of Harbor Island!

 -Parking is right outside the front door to the condo.  It is first floor, but they are all raised up ~ 6-7 step to get up to the front door.

-FRESH CATCH FISH AND SHELL FISH from 'GAY'S FISH CO. just over the bridge on left when leaving the island heading toward Beaufort. 

-  There is a 'locals' restaurant 'Johnson Creek Tavern' ~ 1/2 mile out of the main gate.

-There are a few restaurants, seafood and Italian, going through St Helena Island on your way back towards Beaufort and the mainland. 

-Lady's Island is the first 'real' town you come to ~ 12 miles from Harbor Island.  Lady's Island golf course is there also.   Lady's Island has most all the amenities you will need.  

-Beaufort downtown is for dining and eclectic shops.  It is a very historic town and beautiful to walk around.  There is also a visitor’s center just outside downtown.  The 'waterfront' is beautiful!.

-  Inland there is everything from restaurant to Walmart; K-Mart; Lowes building supply; TJ Maxx; Big Lots; Food Lion & Publix grocery stores; Enterprise Car Rental etc! 

' Beaufort County Hospital' is a very advanced medical facility associated with Duke University Medical Center.

-Hilton Head SC, is ~50 miies to the south.  Savannaha Ga is ~ 60 miles to the south.  Charleston, SC is ~ 80 miles to the north.  




Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Saint Helena Island in Beaufort County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Convertible bed - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen size Beds in master bedroom Queen size sleeper sofa in living room
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
50 inch TV Freshly repainted and redecorated.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(64 traveller reviews)

Cottage Like Villa by the Sea.Sleeps 2.Value Rates. WIFI. 50"HDTV
average rating of 4.84375 based on 64 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in the condo. The beach and the pool were easily accessible from the room. The condo is decorated to the 9s and there was every item you would ever need in the kitchen. Brian is awesome at giving you information and communicating quickly. He even went above and beyond and helped us find another condo for my in laws to rent. Harbor Island is a gorgeous area of the lowcountry and we hope to rent this condo again on our next trip back!

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi KJ, Most importantly, I am so glad you enjoyed yourself. Secondly, thanks for the wonderful review. No greater compliment than a guest have such a good time they want to come back. See you next time! Brian
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Lovely condo and great beach!

  • 5 of 5

Condo is awesome! Brian is a great host and answered all the questions I had and made sure everything was good. Would definitely stay here again if I am in the area!

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi RS, I am glad you enjoy yourself. I know you had ambitious plans to visit from Charleston to Savannah & in between. Thanks for choosing our condo & come back again. Thanks for the nice review. Brian
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Great location, beautiful condo

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time celebrating our honeymoon! We will definitely come back. There were just a few things that kept me from giving it 5 stars...

1) the shower was lukewarm at best

2) there were no trash bags or cleaning supplies. Wasn't a huge deal, we went out and bought some but would have been nice to know ahead of time.

3) we had to rewash the sheets before we slept on them because they smelled soured

4) both bikes had flat tires and we couldn't find the pump.

Like I said, nothing was major, just things to prepare for next time.

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry to hear your disappointment. There are things we have no control over. Things we do have control over. I can't explain your luke warm water. If I knew this I could have sent a plumber to check the heater. I have never heard this complaint before. I have passed the complaint about the sheets on to our cleaning service. We have a bike pump in the front hall closet. We have stopped offering the bikes on our website because the maintenance is a headache with, the rust and the flat tires. We have stated that the "Harbor Island Beach Club" offers bike rental. In the response letter on your first inquiry, there is a section that says: "There is a starter supply of : a bar of soap in each bathroom, paper towels; toilet paper; dish soap; and kitchen trashcan liner ready for your use." It is hard to keep up with disposable items each guest would use, so we offer "starter" supplies. I will make this known better for future guests Thanks for your constructive criticism. I will try to work out all these issues. Brian
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  • 5 of 5

Our family had the best time on Harbor Island, staying in the Fox's beautifully decorated, comfortable condo. The airy paint colors, beachy bedding and nautical decor give the condo a cottage like feel. The kitchen was well equipped and we loved having a washer/dryer (especially with two kids in tow). We loved the accessibility to the pool & beach...literally steps from the porch. Brian was an incredible communicator and from the time I made the reservation to our arrival, he answered questions and kept us informed. Harbor Island really is something special and we are thankful to have discovered it. Thanks again Brian & Family for sharing your place with us!

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi KB, Since our first conversation, I feel like we knew your little family. It is my pleasure for a guest to come and experience what we love about our little condo and Harbor Island. Your response was very gracious. I hope you return for another visit and your children grew older and form memories of the beach vacations. Thanks again, Brian & Nancy
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Exactly what we needed

  • 5 of 5

We were looking at spending $600+ on a single room hotel and found this STEAL for $495. I'm partial to the beach decor so it was AMAZING. Wanted to pack the entire villa and bring it home. The beach is within walking distance but I recommend a wagon if you have tons to carry. Didn't use the pools so not sure if those are up to par. Just perfect for our little family vacation. Will definitely rent again.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi MB, I am glad you had a good time. There is no better compliment than someone saying they will return for another vacation. My wife is constantly decorating and we did some updates since the hurricane last fall. Next time you stay with us, you'll have to give the pools a try. I always like the quick rinse off at the outdoor shower and then jumping in the pool after time on the beach. Thanks again, Brian
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Great Little Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

This is a great little condo outside of any city and is perfect for a little down time. The condo is very well furnished and extremely clean. The owner, Bryan, kept us in the loop regarding repairs at the complex from last years hurricane and generously opted to refund our money if we chose to cancel for this reason. In addition, Bryan was very easy to reach and seemed to sincerely care about making our vacation as good as it could be. I have stayed in this area for almost 20 years and love the area. I would highly recommend this property to anyone who desires some peace and quiet in a beautiful area.

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Scott, Thanks for the very nice review. I truly do want our guests to have great accommodations when they stay at our condo. I want no surprises when a guest stays at our condo, except pleasant ones! I hope to host you again when visiting the area. Brian
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Enjoy the unspoiled wildlife on pedestrian friendly paths all over the island. Don't forget the clubhouse and workout room. Full Nautilus equipment, exercise bike, treadmill and eliptical machine!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Saint Helena Island, South Carolina

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
20 May 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
10 Sep 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 10.0%

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