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Kiawah Beach House - 350 Yards to the Beach - 5 BR/4.5 Baths

Location: 170 Surfsong, Kiawah Island
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5
Max. Occupancy: 12
Barry Ehlers
(When you call, please mention

Beach House - 350 Yds to Beach

Location: Kiawah Island, Charleston Area, South Carolina, USA (17 miles from Charleston)

Accommodations: 5 Bedrooms - 4.5 Baths - (Sleeps 1-12)

Make sure your rental is close to the beach - if they don`t say how close it is to the beach you better ask! Parking near the beach is not convenient on Kiawah!

Overview. This beach house overlooks Canvas Back Lake and is about 350 yards to the beach (400 steps to Beach Access #30 and 500 steps to Beach Access #29). Everything you need for an incredible vacation is provided for you at our wonderful home located in Vanderhorst Plantation at 170 Surfsong Road. The perfect location to savor any season on Kiawah Island. Inside and outside our beach house is a tranquil retreat that will complete your Kiawah vacation. Great home for two families.

Floor Plan. The generous floor plan features comfortable living spaces and strongly emphasizes privacy and serenity - 3200 square feet for your enjoyment. Hardwood floors throughout (Ceramic Tile in Kitchen). This is a spacious, sun-filled beach house.

Linens and towels are provided. Ceiling fans.


Kitchen - Bright and sunny describes the well equipped kitchen (oven, range, large refrigerator with ice maker, microwave, dishwasher, two disposals, new chocolate Granite eating bar/island seats 6, New White (linen) corian countertops, pots & pans, dishware and cooking utensils) where you can easily and efficiently prepare great meals while the whole family helps.

A laundry closet, half bath and eat-in area are conveniently located directly off the kitchen.

Great Room - As you enter the front door, you walk into the great room which is the perfect gathering room with comfortable seating.

Library/TV Room. There is a separate library/TV room on the first floor.

First Floor Bedrooms. All three of the first floor bedrooms have full bathrooms (one bathroom has a Jacuzzi/Shower tub). Two of the bedrooms have king-sized beds. The third bedroom has two twin beds with two trundles - a great kids room.


The second floor of the beach house features two bedrooms in addition to an open space for lounging, playing games or watching TV with a walkout to a separate deck overlooking Canvas Back Lake. This is a great area for a second family to have their own privacy or to get away.

Second Floor Bedrooms. There is one bedroom with a king-sized bed and one bedroom with a day bed that pulls out to two twins and a full bathroom with shower and jacuzzi.

Wireless Internet allows vacationers to "Escape to Kiawah" while staying in touch. 170 Surfsong Road is the ultimate relaxing getaway.

Improvements for the 2008 season include daily maid service now available, new oak staircase, two new Air Conditioning Systems with UV lights and Electronic Air Cleaners for the best possible air, Second shower head in the outside Shower, New shower in Master, added ceiling fans, new exhaust fans and painted ceilings in 1st floor bathrooms, New linen colored corian counter tops in Kitchen and new chocolate granite island, painted 2nd floor walls and ceilings, etc., etc., etc. Improvements for 2007 included new furnishings, great new beds/mattresses, painted entire interior, refinished the 1st floor hardwood and made other improvements. More pictures are available - send an inquiry email if you would like available pictures.

Send us an email through the "click to Inquire" button below for additional pictures of the Home and a Map of the Area and answers to any other questions you may have.

Applicable state and local rental and sales taxes are not included in rates below.

Here are comments from Chris Starkjohann, our first renter and who played in the Senior Open on Kiawah in May 2007:

From: Chris Starkjohann
Sent: Friday, June 01, 2007 11:25 AM
To: Barry
Subject: House Comments


Your home is really a charming, sweet, nice, calming
and relaxing beach house; the beds are comfortable,
the antiques and furnishings are enjoyable, the view
over the lake is peaceful and overall, it is very

Playing in the SR. PGA Championship we enjoyed your
home and the proximity to the Tournament course.
Thanks again.

Chris Starkjohann

  • This is a great, relaxing beach house!

    Vacation Rental Features/Amenities

    Air Conditioning/Electronic Air Cleaners/UV Lamps in ducts


    Linens Provided

    Garage: 2+ car garage

    Off Street Parking: 5 car parking

    Wood Fireplace

    Beds: King Bed (3) Twin/Single Bed (6): 3 Twins with 3 Trundle beds

    Entertainment: Cable TV(7); DVD(2); VCR(1)

    Music Library: Ipod Music station with speakers available - Bring your IPOD!

    Jetted Tub in Bath: 2 Jacuzzi Tubs

    Full Kitchen: Jenn-Air Range, 2 separate sinks - 1 in the island, Cooking Utensils Provided

    Refrigerator: Large Refrigerator/Freezer with Ice Maker

    Dishwasher, 2 Disposals, Microwave

    Outdoor Features:

    Charcoal BBQ Grill

    Deck/Patio: Deck across back of house and off the kitchen and master bedroom overlooks Canvas Back Lake

    Balcony: 2nd Story Balcony

    Lanai: Enjoy the front porch.

    View/Location Lakefront: The House is steps from and has a wonderful view of Vanderhorst Plantation`s Canvas Back Lake

    Golf Course View: House is across the street from fairway

    Communications: Telephone (3); Broadband Internet - WiFi (Wireless Internet): Wireless internet is "always on" - Bring your laptop!

    Other Amenities: "Gated" Community (Past the second security gate), Lake Location, 95 palm trees on the property, Printer, Desktop cpu, wagon for beach stuff, variety of bikes available, ceiling fans, No neighbors next door, air pump for inflatables, Great outside shower with HOT water - This is great for rinsing off from the beach!

    No Pets Allowed
    Kid Friendly
    Smoking Not Allowed

    Activities (on site and nearby)

    Golf/Tennis/Sightseeing/Restaurants/Kayaking/Sailing/Boating/Shelling/Swimming/Surfing/Windsurfing/Biking/Wildlife Viewing/Fishing/Basketball Court/Museums/Horseshoes/

    Other Activities:

    Golf (pay and play - 5 of the 7 Kiawah courses).

    Renting bikes and taking rides on the Beach or around the community and trails is highly recommended - You will be sorry if you do not rent bikes!

    Rates (in US Dollars ):

    Jan 01-Mar 28 .. $2,100/week or $450 Nt + $200 Cleaning Fee
    Mar 28-Apr 25 .. $3,300/week or $675 Nt + $200 Cleaning Fee ($4,280 Easter)
    Apr 25-May 16 .. $2,800/week or $575 Nt + $200 Cleaning Fee
    May 16-Jun 06 .. $3,500/week or $700 Nt + $200 Cleaning Fee
    Jun 06-Aug 15 .. $4,580/week. ($5,580 July 4 week)
    Aug 15-Sep 06 .. $4,280/week.
    Sep 06-Oct 11 .. $2,100/week or $450 Nt + $200 Cleaning Fee
    Oct 11-Dec 31 .. $2,100/week or $450 Nt + $200 Cleaning Fee ($5,980 Holidays)

    Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

    Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Amex

    Property is individually owned or managed. Send Inquiries to: Owner prefers email, but call if you would like.