Beach Front - 6 Bed Rooms (Two Master Suites)
About Elliott Powell
WE ARE BEACH LOVERS, and our family has owned The KeyHole for nearly 50 years. North Litchfield Beach has always been our favorite beach, long before we purchased here! My wife and three adult sons are all from Columbia, SC, but treat this beach house like a second home. Our lifelong love for the coast keeps us in the house through-out the year whenever we get the chance. Our family loves to travel internationally, and The KeyHole decor is a reflection of our eclectic travels. We all enjoy getting away from the crowded beaches and into nature, but to places where there are still a lot of things to do! The KeyHole offers offers all of that.
Elliott Powell purchased this House in 1974
Why Elliott Powell chose Pawleys Island
Location, house size, beauty and value are everything... secure quiet single family houses, healthy dunes with clean beautiful white-sand beach, seasonal nesting loggerhead sea-turtles, large variety of shells, clean water, surfing is decent, body-surfing is perfect, shore fishing is a blast, lots of large decks, clean house with 5 bedrooms up and 1 bedroom down with a traditional "old-school" beach house design. ALSO, great water pressure with endless hot water, and a separate private hot shower room downstairs for when you come off the beach!! The KeyHole is surrounded by amazing world class to casual restaurants, more golf courses than anywhere on the planet, we're close to (the #1s) Myrtle Beach and Charleston. Last but not least, if you are like my wife and were born to shop... this is your perfect paradise!!
What makes this House unique
Two master bedroom suites, no pets, no smoking inside, linens and towels are included for use inside, and a stocked and well equipped kitchen. Beach chairs and toys provided, with plenty of parking, as well.
Conditions are generally favorable at low tide
no exceptions... NO PETS
Plenty of beach toys to bborrow
NOTE: See Rental Agreement for Rules
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
The Keyhole was the perfect getaway! It was roomy yet cozy with enough space for the adults and the kids! We enjoyed the sunroom every morning and the deck in the evenings. The house was stocked with everything we could have needed! And the boardwalk leads you to your personal slice of heaven! We will be back :)
There is something special about the design and location of The KeyHole! She welcomes her visitors right onto the healthy shore of the beautiful South Strand, and persuades us to feel like we're back home... even if it's your first time here! Nothing pretentious, just a comfortable "beach house". We enjoyed having you, and we will enjoy having you come back like most all of our KeyHolers do... year after year. Just let us know, and we'll put you down for your next slice!
I'll let you in on a little secret... the off-season is the best time to come. No matter what the conditions, the rates are much lower, the secluded beach is amazing, and life in and around the ocean is entertaining. It is also common to be walking barefoot in shorts in the middle of the winter.
Thank you for taking the time to write a review,
Keyhole stay September 8-12, 2019
A very nice spacious vintage beach front property that has been modernized with many amenities. Great for a group of 8 - 12 people. Beach is very quiet, especially this time of year and a lot to do in this area.
Thank you for the wonderful review! We are very happy your group enjoyed a taste of paradise on the South Carolina coast... “Nothing Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina” in the summertime! We will keep a light on for you!
Nice beach, great location, owner responsive.
There is something to be said for short and sweet reviews.
Looking forward to your return stay next summer!
Over the years we have stayed in different areas of Litchfield Beach. The beach at North Litchfield (888 Parker Rd) is by far the nicest....
I would agree that location is one of the most important characteristics to consider when looking for vacation properties. The KeyHole offers a healthy, clean, uncrowded large beach area. The water depth is conducive to riding the waves and good fishing. We don't get through traffic from houses behind us, because the public walkways are not close. We actually have one of the few locations that is not having to deal with erosion... very active dune growth!
We thank you for choosing to come back next year. That makes your family official "KeyHolers"!! We love our repeat renters, because you take such good care of her.
Until next summer,
A Good Time at the Beach
My family and I had a good time at the Keyhole. The house was very clean and the beds were very comfortable. This is a great location and just right for our family of five. We enjoyed the sun room with the good view. Thank you for checking on us and by helping us when we were locked out.
Ollie and John James
The James Family are truly a 5 STAR renters. We look forward to their return to The KeyHole again next year!
Everything you need
We only stayed a partial week for a friends wedding. It was our first trip to Pawleys Island. The house was perfect for our needs. Beds were comfortable, house was clean. Water pressure in the showers is outstanding.
As past reviews have stated, the kitchen has absolutely everything you need. The commercial style ice maker comes in handy as well. Views from the sunroom are awesome. We had breakfast out there every morning.
The owner checked on us by text message which was nice. We would definitely get a group together and stay here again.
I rated the house 4 stars solely because nothing is ever perfect. Dont let that sway you from renting this house!
Right next door (very short walk on beach) to Huntington Beach State Park. Secluded undeveloped quiet walks (with great shells) right past landmarks such as Atalaya, former home of Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington... now a deserted castle! The Famous Brook Green Gardens, and the Oldest Beach Resort in the country Pawleys Island (home of the world famous Pawleys Island Hammock) is right next door, as well. Day trips to Charleston, SC are popular.