217 Glen Abbey Kiawah Island

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New Listing! Crown Jewel Luxury Home, private pool, golf view, 5 min to beach






Fully renovated in both 2020 and 2023 to include many customized and handmade European touches (too many pics to fit on most sites, check out our company site for more!). 217 Glen Abbey, lovingly named Casa Gio, is a gorgeous 5 bedroom home sitting on a very private, large, and wooded lot. A five-minute walk along the Vanderhorst Allee of Oaks takes you right on the beach. The house boasts a panoramic view across the pond and the 5th hole of the Turtle Point golf course.
The attention to detail and abundant natural light is evident throughout the home. The open great room features handcrafted cabinetry and built-ins. The custom dining table sits 10-12 guests.
Gaze out of the large picture windows and patio doors looking out to the deck and the new saltwater infinity edge pool (can be heated for $75 per day) It has also been enlarged to accommodate a comfortable lounging area and ample outdoor cooking space (fridge, grill, storage space). The deck is the perfect spot to relax and take in all of Kiawah’s wildlife (mosquito misting system available).
The kitchen has large corner windows with bright white accents and an emphasis on form and function. The cozy, custom-built dining nook highlights a unique table of solid white oak. The high-end appliance package includes Italian made Ilve induction range, Fisher Paykel double drawer dishwasher, and Miele refrigerator. The kitchen extends into an area dedicated to coffee, wine, and storage. Accessible from this area, is a separate laundry room with new Electrolux washer/dryer, utility sink, and folding table. The kitchen opens into the enlarged screened in porch furnished with an 8-seats dining table and lounging furniture.
Off the great room, a set of beautiful sliding doors leads you to a private office/guest suite. The room features a handcrafted murphy bed (queen size – and like all beds in the home has a comfortable Casper mattress) which, when closed, also function as a desk. The murphy bed is completed with wardrobe and storage space. This room has a private access to a full bathroom.
The master suite is conveniently located on the main level. It is bright and spacious, and it features a seating area, desk and chair to relax or work. There are large windows overlooking the pool, the deck, and the wooded backyard. The completely renovated master bathroom features a soaking tub, a separate shower, dual vanities, and separate toilet. walk-in closets with new built-ins complete the ensuite.

Beautiful open staircase leads you to the second floor where you will find a bright area, overlooking the great room below. A second private office, incredible kids' room with swinging bunk sets, a climbing wall, tons of amazing touches. and a fun, custom style bathroom have been added on this floor this spring.
To complete the second floor there are two bedrooms each with its own private, custom-style bathroom. The first bedroom features a queen size bed, a walk-in closet, and a completely renovated bathroom with extra-large bathtub. The second bedroom has a king bed and private bath as well.
Garage with extra fridge and storage
Pool (20'x8', 5' deep end) new propane heater, can be heated for $75 per day, four day min. Yard also has a private putting green! No smoking or pets allowed on property.

Stays of 3 to 21 nights come with a credit of up to $280 (amount dependent on length of stay) to use towards beach gear rentals.

As our guest, you will have access to 5 Championship Golf Courses including The Ocean Course, the location of the 2021 PGA Championship; The Kiawah Island Resort Tennis Center. Local Property Management staff is on hand in case of emergencies and knowledgeable staff can assist you with any needs throughout your stay.

Upon booking you will be sent a rental agreement to review and complete online. Your booking is not confirmed until this document has been submitted.

TOKI license #RBL21-000383, 3 vehicles, max occupancy 12, fines issued by Town of $150 and up for additional and prohibited vehicles


  • King
  • Outdoor shower
  • Queen
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Tub
  • Twin/ single
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery tours
Dining Checkbox
  • Dining
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Smart TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Shampoo & conditioner
  • Desk
  • Wifi
  • Free Wifi
  • Office
  • Desk Chair
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Table
  • Kitchen Island
  • Full Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Cookware
Leisure Activities
  • Antiquing
  • 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
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Fenced Pool
Pool Spa
  • Private Pool
Sports And Adventure Activities
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea fishing
  • Equestrian events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Surf fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Children welcome
  • Non smoking only
  • Pets not allowed
  • Wheelchair inaccessible
Suitability Chkbox
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Private entrance
  • Dining Area
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Outdoor lighting
  • Deadbolt lock on entryway
  • Smoke detectors
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Emergency phone number: Medical
  • Emergency phone number: Police
  • Emergency phone number: Fire
Health And Safety
  • Enhanced cleaning practices
  • Clean with disinfectant
  • No-contact check-in and check-out
  • High touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant
  • Towels and bedding washed in water that's at least 60sC/140sF
  • Central Air
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens
  • Washer & Dryer
  • High Speed Internet
  • Nearby ATM
  • Nearby Post Office
  • Nearby FedEx
  • Nearby Bank
  • Nearby Medical Services
  • Nearby Grocery
  • Golf Course
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • BBQ Grill
  • Gas Grill
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Private Pool
  • Screened porch
  • Putting green
  • Secluded
  • Near Beach
  • Golf Course
Shorter Stays Allowed
  • Shorter stays allowed
  • Area - Vanderhorst
  • DisplayRate - Enter Dates to Display Rate
  • LocationField - ESPM Vacation Rentals, LLC
  • Type - House - Private Pool
  • View - Near Beach
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Season Period Min.Stay Nightly Weekly Monthly
Peak Summer 7/6/2024 - 8/9/2024 4 $1932 $12556
Late Summer 8/10/2024 - 9/6/2024 4 $1532 $9952
Fall 9/7/2024 - 10/31/2024 4 $1032 $6487 $24000
Winter 11/1/2024 - 11/22/2024 4 $832 $5227
Thanksgiving 11/23/2024 - 11/30/2024 7 $9987
Winter 12/1/2024 - 12/20/2024 3 $837 $5787
Winter Break 12/21/2024 - 1/2/2025 7 $9987
Winter 1/3/2025 - 3/14/2025 4 $832 $5227 $19200
Spring 3/15/2025 - 4/4/2025 4 $1382 $9637
Spring break 4/5/2025 - 4/25/2025 7 $11051
Spring 4/26/2025 - 5/21/2025 4 $1382 $9637
Early Summer 5/22/2025 - 6/13/2025 4 $1922 $13417
Peak Summer 6/14/2025 - 8/15/2025 7 $14187


Just the best!
Such a great house for a large group to have an amazing time on the Island. Everything from the room designed for kids to the heated pool was perfect. The location is so close to the beach and bike trails. I would definitely recommend.
Katie Dalton
Apr 2024
Beautiful house!
Everything was perfect!
Very very cozy!
Mauricio L.
Feb 2024
Fantastic House
We loved this house last year. We REALLY loved it this year, after the addition of a spectacular new bunk room with adjoining bathroom. Very well provisioned home.
Aug 2023
Definite Yes
Bob K.
Oct 2022
Great Vacation with 3 generations
We had 3 generations of family together to celebrate a wedding anniversary. There was enough room for all. Never felt we were on top of each other. Had ample places to telework or practice instruments. The large kitchen with high end appliances was the hub. Everyone enjoyed the cappuccino/espresso maker. The Decor was very tasteful. Very close to bike trails and quick walk to beach. The youngest generations enjoyed the infinity pool. Would love to rent it again. The owners thought of everything you could need.
Jul 2022
Great House on Kiawah
Could not have been happier with the house. The owners have decorated and furnished it beautifully. Super location, easy beach access.
Jul 2022

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