281 Governors Drive Kiawah Island
Located conveniently on Governor's Drive in Vanderhorst Plantation between The Sanctuary Hotel and recreational offerings at East Beach and the famed Ocean Course, 281 Governors Drive is a freshly renovated five-bedroom, six-bathroom, 3,740-square-foot home is situated among exquisite live oaks and towering palms on a large corner homesite. The well-maintained landscape enhances the inviting front porch and cedar-clapboard exterior of the home, which boasts a traditional Southern-style facade. Property views extend across the lagoon waters to the 5th fairway of the Osprey Point Course - a perfect Kiawah Island and Lowcountry setting.
Gorgeous new interior furnishings give this home a light, airy, and coastal feel. The traditional floorplan includes a beautiful formal dining room and separate living room with built-in shelves, recessed lighting, a fireplace, and three sets of glass doors that allow bright natural light to flow inside. Two additional sliding glass doors, custom wood cabinets, and a center island are the focal points of the kitchen. The living spaces extend outside to the large screened porch and new Garapa deck that overlook the calm lagoon waters. Lush trees and foliage provide a peaceful and private exterior sanctuary. Pool with waterfall feature on the back deck with a great view, pool can be heated for additional $125 per day, four day minimum required.
The spacious master suite features a fireplace and sliding glass doors to a private balcony, multiple closets and a bathroom with dual vanities with granite countertops and tile flooring. A guest room on the first floor also has a set of glass doors to bring in natural light and offer access to the outdoor living spaces.
Upstairs, the second floor boasts a converted space with vaulted ceilings, one bedroom with a full bath plus a comfortable and quiet sitting room.
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 - #1 ranked by Tennis Resorts Online; Free Wireless Internet Access;. Local Property Management staff is on hand in case of emergencies and their friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable staff can assist you with any needs throughout your stay.
No smoking and no pets allowed. Please note the garage access if off limits to guest use
When you stay with ESPM for 3-21 nights you will receive a valuable credit of $300 to use toward beach gear, bikes, etc. Credit may not be available for last minute bookings, 48 hours notice is required.
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 #RBL21-000134, max occupancy 12, 4 driveway parking, fines issued by Town of $150 and up for additional vehicles and prohibited vehicles, guests are responsible for fines incurred
- Winery tours
- Smart TV
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Free Wifi
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Kitchen Island
- Bird watching
- Eco tourism
- Horseback riding
- Scenic drives
- Sight seeing
- Massage therapist
- Medical services
- Water View
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Private Pool
- Basketball court
- Deepsea fishing
- Equestrian events
- Surf fishing
- Children welcome
- Non smoking only
- Pets not allowed
- Wheelchair inaccessible
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- Dining Room
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Outdoor lighting
- Deadbolt lock on entryway
- Smoke detectors
- Fire extinguisher
- Emergency phone number: Medical
- Emergency phone number: Police
- Emergency phone number: Fire
- 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
- Shorter stays allowed
- Area - Vanderhorst
- DiningSeats - 8
- DisplayRate - Enter dates for rate quote
- LocationField - ESPM Vacation Rentals, LLC
- Type - House - Private Pool
- View - Scenic
|Peak Summer||6/10/2023 - 6/30/2023||4||$959||$7936|
|July 4||7/1/2023 - 7/7/2023||7||$9497|
|Peak Summer||7/8/2023 - 8/11/2023||7||$8342|
|Late Summer||8/12/2023 - 9/8/2023||4||$1016||$6970|
|Fall||9/9/2023 - 10/31/2023||4||$1025||$7033||$29493|
|Winter||11/1/2023 - 11/17/2023||4||$648||$4394|
|Thanksgiving||11/18/2023 - 11/25/2023||7||$8594|
|Winter||11/26/2023 - 12/15/2023||3||$648||$4394|
|Winter Break||12/16/2023 - 1/1/2024||7||$8594|
|Winter||1/2/2024 - 3/15/2024||4||$723||$4919||$20250|
|Spring||3/16/2024 - 3/22/2024||4||$1248||$8594|
|Spring break||3/23/2024 - 4/5/2024||7||$9854|
|Spring||4/6/2024 - 5/22/2024||4||$1248||$8594||$36000|
Our suggestions to make the rental experience go from good to great would be for the owners to grant access to the garage, for there to be TVs in the bedrooms (there were none), and for access to the smart TV in the living room.
There are a lot of trees surrounding the property, and debris feel often. Our cars were a constant mess and we had to physically move our bikes from the driveway up and around the home into the screened porch area any time it was going to rain. It was very frustrating not to be able to easily move things into a garage. Also, the main TV is restricted with a PIN required so we couldn't download apps for the children to use our personal accounts. This wasn't helpful on rain days or for family movie nights.
Also, please be aware that the home is on a very busy street. Cars fly by often. If you have small children like we do, please plan on being outside with them at all times.
Overall, we would stay again if there was garage access!
Manager Response: We are so glad you enjoyed the house over all and would return! The homeowners live fairly close and will come in frequently when the house is not occupied so they use the garage to store an extra car and all their own personal items, there simply isn't room in there for guests to put a car or store their own gear or we'd definitely try and work it out to where we could offer it for guest use. We have made the suggestion to the homeowners about additional TVs and pin code access to download smart apps to them. Thanks so much for the helpful feedback and we hope to see you again soon!
Manager Response: English translation of guest review: The ideal house for large groups! Spacious, modern, SPECTACULAR kitchen, well located. Without a doubt an excellent option Estamos muy contentos de que haya disfrutado de su estancia, gracias por su evaluación!
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