LOCATION! Charming cabin built c. 1910 with antiques and vintage decor provides in miniature all you need for a quiet getaway weekend with superb viewing & swimming from our dock or a month of blissful exploration of the Lowcountry. Walk to Old Town galleries, shops, 21 restaurants & festivals mixed with Farmer's Market on Thursdays 1-6 PM within one mile. Local seafood to cook available only four blocks away!
Our guest house is completely paneled in heart pine bead board and has: wall to wall carpet, HVAC and ceiling fans: sitting/dining room, 2 bedrooms (1 Queen bed bedroom; one twin bed bedroom with twin daybed and pop-up twin trundle) maximum sleeps 4; many antiques and contemporary American craft pieces. One bath (claw foot tub/shower); fully equipped kitchen (no DW).
Large front porch has ceiling fans, swing & chairs looking over a mature camellia garden. New flat screen TV with remote, cable, DVD player, guest wi-fi repeater; internet password posted on bulletin board. Parking for 2 cars adjacent to cottage. Walk to our dock and hang out to see dolphins, herons, ospreys, and VIEWS!
Come stay in our restored historic c. 1910 guest house behind the Pritchard House, c. 1890 facing the May River, a tidal estuary. We have a Town of Bluffton Business License, are handicap accessible and LGBT friendly. Complementary travel guest bag of soaps, shampoo, lotion and lip balm is provided.
Wood turning lessons are available from Peter Lamb on the premises. Have a sundowner on the dock and watch dolphin teaching their pups to fish, Jacques Cousteau loved it here. On the May River, a salt water estuary, you can bring your own kayaks, small sailboats or at least a bathing suit to swim from the dock. Boat landing at the Bluffton Oyster Company is only 5 blocks away. There's so much to do, you'll want to stay longer!
Pack & Play crib and booster seat available for little kids. Use the big house washer and dryer if needed.
Walk to Bluffton's lively Calhoun street 3 blocks away, and see it in action at Art nights and festivals, and don't miss the Thursday Farmer's Market! The local produce, seafood, meals, and wine are amazing. Music is provided free as is People Watching! See Bluffton from the water: boating tours by kayak or motor boat and fishing excursions easily arranged. Two blocks walking to Cole-Heyward House Museum where tours are $5/person or $15 for a complete tour of the historic district, charming shops, galleries and restaurants. Golf at any on of 12 courses in Bluffton Township.
Great biking area (flat Lowcountry) with miles of paths. Day trips to Hilton Head Island beaches/family attractions and Savannah, GA night life and Historic District tours, museums etc. 20-40 minutes by car.
The only historic building in Old Town Bluffton available for short term rental, unique and adorable!
Guests have access to the entire garden, dock and our front porch for swimming or watching sunsets and relaxing. Guest may use our washer/dryer at no cost, including laundry products. Tours of Old Town by golf cart can be arranged or river tours are available.
Interaction with guests
We give guests a tour of the Guest House when they arrive to show them all the peculiarities of a 100 year old restored cabin; we show them how to access the dock and we provide local and area maps and magazines. We also offer tours of our historic house, make recommendations for dining, golf, biking, kayaking, or just sitting on the porch swinging and reading. We are almost always here to help them and provide emergency numbers for them when we are away.
Other things to note
Our guest house is a restored cabin so can be chilly in the winter...bring layers for comfort in all seasons. The May River is a tidal estuary with a six to nine foot rise and fall approximately every six hours; this causes water to move very fast so swimmers BE AWARE. Life jackets are strongly recommended for adults and mandatory for children under 12.
Guests are asked to respect the privacy of our neighbors and observe the Town's noise ordinances. Due to the 100 year age of the building small things can go wrong; guests are asked to inform us immediately of any problems they find so that repairs or replacements can be effected. Please bring your own beach towels for use on the dock or at nearby beaches; house towels, cloths etc. are for personal bathing inside only. Makeup remover towelettes and paper towels are provided.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.
About the home
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