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Waterfront! Newly Remodeled, LEED Certified Home In Inlet Cove






ESPM proudly handles property management and all guest communication upon booking for this newly renovated, energy efficiency certified property in the popular Inlet Cove neighborhood. Guests of this home get all the benefits of ESPM Vacation Rentals, but can rent directly through the property owners! Please click on the property link for availability and rate info.


  • Outdoor shower
  • Queen
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery tours
Dining Checkbox
  • Dining
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Leisure Activities
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird watching
  • Eco tourism
  • Horseback riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic drives
  • Sight seeing
  • Walking
Local Services And Businesses
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage therapist
  • Medical services
Location Type
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool Spa
  • Communal Pool
Sports And Adventure Activities
  • Basketball court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea fishing
  • Equestrian events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf privileges optional
  • Sailing
  • Sound/bay fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Children welcome
  • Non smoking only
  • Pets not allowed
  • Wheelchair inaccessible
Suitability Chkbox
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Dining Area
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Outdoor lighting
  • Deadbolt lock on entryway
  • Smoke detectors
  • Emergency phone number: Medical
  • Emergency phone number: Police
  • Emergency phone number: Fire
  • Area - West Beach
  • DiningSeats - 5
  • DisplayRate - Enter dates for quote
  • LocationField - ESPM Vacation Rentals, LLC
  • Type - Cottage - Community Pool
  • View - Scenic
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Season Period Min.Stay Nightly Weekly
9/1/2022 - 11/30/2022 7 $3645
12/1/2022 - 2/28/2023 7 $3645


18 Inlet Cove
Beautiful view. Handsome, first rate appointments.
Mar 2020
Just perfect!
We had a wonderful weekend here! The place is beautiful and comfortable and the view is lovely. I highly recommend it for a quiet getaway. We enjoyed the restaurants on the island, too, and never had to go far for anything. The rental company was great to work with - very friendly and responsive! A five star experience.
Karen E.
Mar 2020
Kiawah Delight
This was our second stay at Kiawah through ESPM Vacation Rentals. As was our previous stay, everything was wonderful! The house was immaculate with lovely, comfortable furnishings (great beds) and a kitchen with all the equipment you could want.The Weber grill l(with an extra propane tank) is a grill master's delight...another great stay. We'll be back.
Toni L.
Jan 2020
Island Paradise
We had the very best time we have ever had in the eight years we have gone there. We have stayed in this cottage a couple of other times and it has always been such a pleasure to be on the river getting to see the sunsets and the activity on the dock and river. We were so pleased with the new décor and the beach theme. We never had a minutes trouble with anything with the cottage and had all the comforts of being on vacation. We definitely recommend this cottage for a memorable vacation. Thank you to the owners for making this cottage available for rent and thank you to Hillary for all the help to make the vacation an everlasting great memory.
Dwight G.
Dec 2019
Another Fabulous Vacation on Kiawah and Inlet Cove
Our fourth year staying in 18 Inlet Cove did not disappoint. We appreciated the furniture updates as well as the well-appointed kitchen updates. This allowed for a very comfortable vacation. The location is perfect for our family (6 adults)...close walk or bike ride to the beach and the convenience of the pool and dock right outside our doorsteps. Sunsets from the screened porch are not to be missed. Inlet Cove community is a great place to unwind and relax. We highly recommend booking through ESPM Vacation Rentals. They are always great to work with. We look forward to our next vacation to 18 Inlet Cove and Kiawah.
Angela G.
Sep 2019
Great experience
The entire experience was really good, from the booking process to the stay itself. This property was very nice and the owners did an outstanding job remodeling. Most importantly, this perfectly suited our needs for family get-a-way.
Aug 2019
We absolutely loved this house! We love being outside so the view and backyard were just perfect. Hilary sent me a link when learning I was looking to rent a house in the Charleston area, and I knew immediately that we would love this home. I would suggest getting a King size bed for the Master Suite, and leaving directions on how to access the plugs in the bathroom. The fireplace was perfect. The doors not shutting properly could be an issue for large groups. I’m planning on renting this home again for a girls weekend. You won’t be disappointed!
Amy K.
Feb 2019
Girls Getaway
We have just returned from a Ten Day vacation in Kiawah. It is my understanding from some of the locals that this is the best cottage in Inlet Cove. It has been completely renovated from the ground up. Beautiful bathrooms and a marvelous kitchen. It is very modern. The location is perfect since it is It is located right on the Kiawah River next to the swimming pool and boat dock. The dolphins and kayakers pass every day and if you are a bird lover, you are in luck. You are a short ten minute bike ride to the Ocean.
Sharon D.
Nov 2018
September Vacay
The week was lovely with perfect weather. Beautiful sunsets from 18 Inlet Cove. The villa is updated and comfortable. NONE of the doors shut properly including the front door. The owner has a door problem! We were not made aware of that. It does not appear the fireplace works. We bought new batteries which did not make a difference.
Oct 2018
Amazing Location-Great Home!
We are return vacationers to 18 Inlet Cove. The home is updated, extremely well cared for, and well appointed. To add to that, the view of the Kiawah River is amazing. Hillary, from ESPM, provided us with the best care. This trip was delayed due to Hurricane Florence but Hillary kept us updated in regards to when we could arrive, helped us with some gate code glitches, and even helped us in the end when we reached out with a dead vehicle. So from start to finish she was there to help! For activities other than the beach and swimming pool area, we highly recommend biking the island and taking in a little fishing (Canvass Pond is a great choice but beware there are alligators in the pond). Cannot wait to return to Kiawah Island.
Angela G.
Sep 2018
June 2019
Overall our stay was great -- beautiful, elegant and perfectly organized home for our family. We loved viewing the sound from the sweet screened in porch and enjoying all the wildlife, sunsets, kayakers and boats. A lovely cottage!
Cara M.
Jun 2018
Outstanding Condo With Fabulous View
This condo is absolutely beautiful and the view of the water so peaceful with stunning sunsets. The owners completely updated with high end appliances and decor. I would venture to say this is the nicest condo in all of Inlet Cove. The location is perfect being right by the pool. I would definitely stay here every chance I can!
Melanie M.
Jun 2018
Beautiful view; convenient location
Beautiful view
Marcia O.
May 2018
Great Place in a quiet, beautiful setting

The home is in a beautiful setting with direct water views. It’s in a very quiet community which was perfect for us, too couples in our late 40s. The interior had been renovated, it’s well decorated and has all modern appliances. It also has plenty of linens, and starter detergents/soaps/shampoo etc.

One tip, the turnover instructions ask that all food and condiments be removed. When you’re doing your arrival shopping remember to pick up items like salt, pepper, plastic bags, etc.
Michael B.
May 2018
All was great!
The property and ESPM met all that we expected and have come to expect. A very nice week!
John T.
Apr 2018
We had a fabulous time!
We stayed in this beautiful home for a week in April and had the most lovely, relaxing time. The owners had thought of everything and we felt happy and calm the entire time! highly recommend!
Sarah H.
Apr 2018
Greant Vacation Stay
This was our first trip to Kiawah and it was a great one. The unit was beautiful and was more then we expected. The process was seamless and easy and made the stay more enjoyable.. I would recommend this unit and company without hesitation.
brian z.
Feb 2018
Inlet Cove
for the most part our rental was very nice. it was clean, stocked well with bath towels, beautiful décor! The washer didn't work during our entire stay (we were unable to was towels etc)a repair order was placed, however no one came to inspect during our visit. we also had an issue with ants (large black ants, mostly in the kitchen) someone did come out on day two to treat, which did cut down on the amount.
Jan 2018
Lovely cottage.
This is a beautiful cottage in a fabulous location. The sunset views are amazing. Will definitely stay again.
Kim R.
Dec 2017
Darling and in the perfect spot
What a great place. We loved the (obvious) recent remodel, the quiet location on the water where we saw porpoises every morning, and the ample but cozy space
Sarah L.
Dec 2017
Cozy Cottage on Kiawah River
Thoroughly enjoyed my week stay at this beautifully renovated 3BR cottage in Inlet Cove. Stayed at Inlet Cove over 25 years ago and couldn't believe how cleverly laid out the remodeled cottage was. It was great being on the river and so close to the dock. Nice to have kayaks available as well.
Nesha T.
Nov 2017
Another Awesome Visit
Once again, 18 Inlet Cove did not disappoint. If you enjoy the beauty and nature of Kiawah from a serene setting, this is the home is for you. Not only is the home beautifully appointed, the location is perfect for enjoying a sunset over looking Kiawah River, fishing, dolphin watching, and kayaking, plus the beach is only a quick, easy bike ride away, ESPM provides excellent customer service and makes booking your trip super easy. We look forward to our return trip next year.
Angela G.
Oct 2017
This cottage is the perfect vacation rental! The home is full of high-end finishes--it feels like a spa, but with all the comforts of home. The screened in porch is spectacular. Watched the sun set every night from the living room and porch. The pool is steps away and beautiful. It was very quiet and peaceful, not too many people around. The cottage feels very private. We rented bikes for the week, which I would highly recommend ($150 for 4 for the week). The beach is a short walk or bike ride away and is gorgeous. Not crowded at all. There is a local shopping area and grocery (with Starbucks!) that are wonderful for picking up supplies. The only thing I recommend bringing is beach towels, as they are not provided. My 9 and 13 year-old kids loved this vacation. This home is a gem. We hated to leave it!
Pamela D.
Sep 2017
great two weeks in the low coiuntry
This is a favorite place of ours. it is close to the pool and the dock for the kids. the screened in porch is special. always cl3ean and good layout.
Mike H.
Jun 2017
18 Inlet Cove
18 Inlet Cove is the best redesigned cottage on Kiawah River! The layout is quite creative, with much privacy and a feeling of being larger than the previous design. It is extremely well appointed!
Rob and Wilma G.
Apr 2017

Manager Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed the home, its definitely our favorite in Inlet Cove!

Perfect spot
The house and location were totally lovely.
Feb 2017

Manager Response: We are so glad you enjoyed the cottage and the location suited your needs! Please keep us in mind for your next Kiawah getaway!

Incredibly well designed home in a womderful setting
From an impeccable design with well thought out features to comfortable beds and excellent location our needs were met and exceeded at this location. Without a doubt we will return. We were two couples who did not use one of the bedrooms which worked perfectly . Had there been additional people they would have had to share a bath and that would have been awkward as the share would have been the smaller bath.
wendy E.
Jan 2017

Manager Response: Thank you for your helpful review! We are so glad that the cottage worked well for your stay and that we were able exceed your needs! The Inlet Cove cottage layout unfortunately only allows for 2 bathrooms, its great for two couples as you said or a family. Please let us know next time you are planning a Kiawah getaway, we'd love to have you!

Best Vacation Cottage
We had another great vacation renting this cottage, each time is better than the last. We enjoy the living area in the back to take full advantage of the river view and beautiful sunsets. The cottage is so well decorated and
fully supplied with everything we needed. We had no problems, as usual, with the cottage, everything was in excellent working order. We want to thank the owners and Hillary for letting us stay once again. We look forward to returning again.
Dwight G.
Dec 2016

Manager Response: It was so great to see you both again this year, thank you for being such great guests, I look forward to your return each year, definitely let me know when you are coming back!

Kiawah is my happy place
My family would like to thank the ESPM company. They were so helpful in getting us information on the progress of hurricane Matthew. They were able to get on the island and survey the property and get it ready for us to come ASAP. I highly recommend using their company when renting. They went above and beyond. Thanks Lindsey and Hillary.
Julie G.
Nov 2016

Manager Response: I am so glad it worked out that you were able to come for at least most of your stay despite Hurricane Matthew's best efforts! Thank you so much for your kind review, we look forward to your return next year!

Kiawah Paradise
A wonderfully-appointed home with an amazing view of the Kiawah River. The online photos truly represent the interior, with its high end appliances, comfortable furnishings, and luxurious baths. Plenty of pots and pans and cooking utensils to prepare a great meal, plus an outdoor grill. The views from the living space and master bedroom are incredible. What a great site to wake up to! Whether spending time on the screened porch or down by the dock, Kiawah living does not get better than this location - watching dolphin, fishing, crabbing, kayaking. If you prefer the pool instead of the beach, it is conveniently located just steps away. I highly recommend renting bikes to make a quick trip down to the beach (just minutes away by bike) and to explore the bike paths around the island. Be sure to explore the many small ponds and nature habitats and gardens. I also recommend a low tide, late afternoon/early evening walk to the point where the ocean meets the river beyond Beachwalker Park to watch the dolphins and hunt for shells. If you are lucky, you will be able to see the dolphin strand feed (unique feeding ritual). This rental is a great place to enjoy all the beauty and nature of Kiawah Island with family and friends. In regards to the property manager, I cannot say enough about the helpfulness, friendliness, and professionalism of Hillary. She certainly helped to make our vacation all the more enjoyable! We will certainly return to this rental.
Angela G.
Sep 2016

Manager Response: This is definitely one of the best reviews we've ever had, thank you so much! Thank you also for all the helpful tips, there are a few guests who may have never been to Kiawah before who are looking for great activities and insider info! Thank you again and we can't wait to have you and your family return!

The marvelous marsh
Our first marsh front visit. A first quality house with screened porch from which to enjoy the marsh at all hours of the day and night. Sunsets spectacular, night songs, a few steps to the pool or dock, all this and everything kiawah has to offer. The house is the highest quality construction and condition we have seen.
Rita M.
Aug 2016

Manager Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your first stay on the Kiawah River! Thank you so much for your review, we hope you will consider this cottage again!

The most beautiful spot on Kiawah Island to enjoy with family, friends or simply alone to see the beautiful world God has created for us.
Karin M.
Jul 2016

Manager Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed the home, the view is definitely one of the best parts and a great spot for viewing wildlife! I hope you'll let us know next time you're planning a Kiawah getaway, we'd love to have you return!

Our Winter Vacation
It was pleasant, Could have used some written instuctions on how to use appliances,T.V., fireplace, etc.
Seeing they were very different than the normal.
Carole T.
Apr 2016
Beautiful GetAway
The home is beautifully done with amazing views and sunsets. The kitchen is top-notch with everything you need. The community is quiet and great for walking or biking and bonus, the home is right next door to the pool. Easy access to grocery stores and dining. Our only 2 minor hiccups were the fireplace not working and they need more lighting in the bathrooms. I would rent this home again.
Mar 2016

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