Beautiful vacation home in the convenient Sea Pines neighborhood of Baynard Cove / Heritage Woods. You're a 5-7 minute bike ride or leisurely stroll to the beach.
The cozy front courtyard welcomes you with a wrought-iron gate and brick half-fence, setting the stage for the perfect combination of homey
tranquility and hospitality within the home. Turtle Nest, located on Baynard Cove Road, welcomes you to the very heart of Sea Pines and the island's best beaches. The living room, encircled with glass for a panoramic view of the wooded patio and private backyard, provides the perfect venue for unwinding and opening a bottle of conversation. A generous sectional sofa, lushly overstuffed chairs and a wide brick hearth provide the perfect setting for an evening with family and friends, while the central fireplace and tall exposed-beam ceilings provide an air of rustic relaxation.
When the evening turns to entertaining, the party will naturally gravitate to the kitchen, where stainless steel appliances and a glasstop GE Profile range set in a spacious center island provide the perfect tools for a delicious evening. A tastefully appointed, Southern-inspired dining area spans just beyond the kitchen, with a full view of the wide living area and the same lush wooded views that dominate the main open space.
But why stay inside when the wide outdoor patio beckons with its wooded isolation and sparkling pool? An outdoor kitchen complete with top-of-the-line Lynx ProSear infrared grill and warming tray gives the grillmaster everything they need to feed hungry guests, while ample space for conversation and outdoor stereo keep the party moving along.
At the end of the day, this home doesn’t disappoint when it comes to guest quarters. A cozy bedroom set off the kitchen enjoys its own private door out to the patio, while bringing coastal style inside with high ceilings and eye-catching wide wood panel walls and flat screen TV. An en suite bath offers a double-sink granite-topped vanity and a luxuriant walk-in shower. Three more bedrooms each with its own TV, share a quiet hallway winding away from the main living space, with two enjoying private en suite baths. Those who dream of spending their vacation pampered in their own private spa will definitely want to claim the bedroom on the right, as its en suite boasts its own garden tub and rain shower in a magnificently spacious en suite.
The third bedroom was definitely designed with the kids in mind. Featuring a twin-over-queen bunkbed and convertible sofa gathered around a coastal-inspired entertainment area, this room holds the promise of vacation sleepovers spent staying up way past bedtime. And when it comes time to venture out into the resort, this property is ideally situated right in the heart of some of Sea Pines premiere attractions — just a short hop to either Harbour Town or South Beach. From the moment you arrive until the moment the evening’s entertainments finally end, this home was tailor-made for the vacationing family that wants to balance time away with time together.
Don't miss your chance to stay in this beautifully appointed home with over 2,700 square feet of living space, and your own private pool featuring over 1,500 square feet of decking and a fantastic lanai and bar featuring a built in gas barbecue grill and warming drawer, which is great for outdoor entertaining. The pool gets full sun from mid-morning to mid afternoon, a rarity for most pools in Sea Pines.
Feel free to use our bikes (4 adult - 26 inch), one with an attached bike cart, 4 beach chairs and a cooler, for your convenience and savings. Bike to the lighthouse at Harbour Town, The Sea Pines Beach Club, or the Salty Dog Cafe at South Beach, all only 10 minutes by bike. (See Frequently Asked Questions and our guest's reviews below)
Sea Pines is a golfer or tennis enthusiast's paradise. You're only minutes away from Heron Point, the new Atlantic Dunes course (formerly the Ocean Course) and the world famous Harbourtown Golf Links, home of The Heritage Classic. All only 5 minutes away!
After your morning activities it's time to get out to the beach! You can walk to the beach, or take a quick ( 5 minute) bike ride. Pack the 'mule' (bike cart) and cooler provided with your refreshments and you're off to the beach! Take the bike path that passes behind the house to beach marker 24 - Black Skimmer beach (see the map below). If you are looking for a comfortable, updated, fun, and well appointed home centrally located in Sea Pines, then look no further.
Sea Turtle is professionally managed by Kerry de Vallette and the JKS Abbott Group, that manages 7 executive homes all within Sea Pines. Over the last 11 years these homes have become instant favorites of their Guests, many who return year after year for to the location, service, cleanliness and amenities found in these luxury homes.
Among the many amenities of being a guest within the Sea Pines Plantation you'll have easy access to:
• Shopping, dining, or enjoy the special evenings of family fun at Harbour Town
• Restaurants and shops of South Beach Marina
• Tennis at The Sea Pines or South Beach Racquet Clubs
• 3 World class golf courses: The Harbour Town Golf Links, Heron Point by Pete Dye, and the new Atlantic Dunes course (formerly The Ocean Course)
• Ride your bikes on the beach or on the paved paths that cover more than 20 miles just witin Sea Pines!
• Fishing and crabbing in the area lagoons (but do keep an eye out for Al the gator)
• Ride horses at Lawton Stables
• Or just relax poolside with your favorite adult beverage!
**** Frequently Asked Questions ****
What arrangements are made to pick up a key? Turtle Nest is equipped with an electronic 'keyless' entry system that is programmed with a code of your choice. This makes it very convenient for our guests as they do not have to worry about getting locked out, or losing a key, exchanging keys in the mail, or stopping by a management office to pick up a key.
Does your pool get any direct sun as many of the homes we've stayed in within Sea Pines, well their pools are too shaded? Yes, the pool does get a lot of direct sun light from mid-morning to mid afternoon. Summer pool temps generally range from 87 - 92 degrees. Many of our guests share that they really enjoy coming back to the house and having the pool there after a great day at the beach!
What if there is an issue while we are staying at this house? Turtle Nest is professionally managed by Kerry de Vallette and the JKS Abbott Group. All issues are quickly addressed with minimal disruption to your vacation. So, you never need to worry about trying to contact the owner to report a problem and work with an absentee owner to help them address the issue.
Where can we rent bikes and how much does it cost? As mentioned above, feel free to use our 4 adult 26 inch bikes, bike cart, or use one of the many bike rental companies on the island. We'll be glad to provide you with recommended companies should you decide to not use our bikes, or should you need more. And our home is conveniently located near one of the many bike paths that take you all over the plantation.
How close are you to the beach? About 5-7 minutes by bike, or an enjoyable 10 minute stroll. See the map below.
Are you close to Harbour Town and South Beach? Yes, and we bike to both. Our home is just about equal distance to both; it's about a 10 minute bike ride, or 5 minutes by car.
What size is your house? Our single level home is over 2,700 square feet. The master bedroom is approximately 250 square feet, 2 bedrooms are about 200 square feet each (14 X 14) and the 4th bedroom / kid's bunk room is approximately 180 square feet. All bedrooms have ample closet and storage space.
Is your home for sale and could we have our vacation interrupted by an agent wanting to show the house? No, our home is not for sale. We do caution prospective guests that are looking at other properties to check with the owner or manager to insure that the property they are considering is not for sale, or that they will not have their vacation interrupted by agents wanting to show the home!
Do you offer discounts? If your arrival date is less than 30 days away and our home is available, we will certainly work with you.
Are there any additional fees outside of what is included in the quote? The only other fee is the optional fee to heat the pool.
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