Welcome to 2 Long Boat, a spacious, four-bedroom, four-and-one-half bath, nearly 4,000 square foot, third row, Palmetto Dunes home where no detail has been spared. The beautiful Atlantic Ocean and wide beaches await you just steps away on the private end of Palmetto Dunes. Palmetto Dunes has three championship, 18-hole golf courses, 26 tennis courts, restaurants, shopping, and its own marina at Shelter Cove.This is a non-smoking and pet-free home. It was totally redecorated in spring 2007 with new carpet, designer paint, bedding, window treatments and updated furnishings. The large living room is in the center of the first floor and is decora...ted with beautiful furnishings and accessories, including matching sofa, love seat, and oversized chair. The living room has a wet bar with ice maker, fireplace, flat screen TV, and audio system that plays throughout the home, including at the patio area. You will enjoy preparing meals in the fully-equipped kitchen, complete with breakfast bar which seats four and a flat screen TV. A comfortable keeping room adjoins the kitchen, complete with sofa, dining table for four, and flat screen TV/DVD. The separate dining room has a glass top table that seats six and is located near the kitchen for easy serving.The living room, keeping room, and first floor master have French doors which open to the stone patio and private heated pool and jacuzzi area. The pool is amply sized, heavily screened by landscaping, and comes equipped with new chaise lounges, chairs and tables, and a gas grill for your family cookouts. The shaded patio has plenty of seating, a table with seating for six, and ceiling fans. It is the perfect place to relax after your beach walk or bike ride!The first floor master bedroom, which overlooks the pool area, has a king-size bed, TV/DVD, and its own huge master bath. The tiled bath boasts a jetted jacuzzi tub, large walk-in closet, separate vanities and water closets, sky lights, and a glassed-in shower with two shower heads. The second master bedroom is alone on the second level for the ultimate in privacy. It also has a king-size bed, sitting area with a sofa, two chairs, TV/DVD, walk-in closet, and its own private master bath with jacuzzi tub and glassed-in shower. If two couples are sharing this home, no one feels like they got the "second class" bedroom!The other two bedrooms are upstairs on the third level. The third bedroom has a queen-size bed, TV/DVD, and private bath. The fourth bedroom is perfect for the kids- it has twin double bunk beds and sleeps four in a large room. It has plenty of room to roll out sleeping bags or use the 2 rollaway beds provided if need be! It has a TV/DVD and its own private bath. Each of the third floor bedrooms has ample closet space and window seats overlooking the pool.Other features include wireless internet access, a two-car garage, spare refrigerator in the garage, elevator for elderly or handicapped guests, and a large laundry room with full-sized washer, dryer, and utility sink.2 Long Boat is beautifully decorated, with high ceilings, designer touches, and an open, airy floor plan. A third row home less than a two-minute walk to the beach with no streets to cross, it is your perfect family vacation spot for years to come. Because of the two master bedrooms, it is also an ideal home for two couples to share with their families at a per family cost about equal to what each family would pay to rent a two-bedroom villa. But with so much more for your money! All you need to bring are your beach towels! *Pool and spa may be heated upon request for an additional fee.Read more
Left on 08/17/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | The Poe Family
We have rented through Island Getaway for several years and the service is always the best. Personnel are always courteous and helpful. The home at 2 Long Boat is by far the best we have rented. The house is in excellent condition, clean, great amenities, up-to-date appliances, fixtures, etc. The pool was perfect for our family expecially the grandkids. We liked the back porch, overlooking the pool. Short walk to the beach. Plenty of room in the house for everyone to have "their space". We have already booked this house for July 2012. We typically do not book until after the first of the year, but, we wanted to be sure to get this house for next summer. Thanks to Island Getaway for facilitating our fantastic vacation. Thanks to the owners for maintaining their house in the manner they do. We had a great time and are looking forward to next summer on Hilton Head.
Left on 01/30/2009 for a stay in June 2008 | Wendy F
We were extremely pleased with this vacation home. The home is beautiful, clean and comfortable. The layout of the home is well suited to vacationing with more than one family. We appreciated the short, easy walk to the beach and the supply of beach and pool toys in the garage. Best of all was the large, sunny pool off the gorgeous patio.
We would highly recommend this property and can see ourselves renting it again!
Left on 01/08/2009 for a stay in July 2008 | George H.
Have been coming to Hilton Head for nine + years. We always try and find a four bedroom home near the ocean as they're usually a little cheaper than the oceanfronts. Our vacations typically are mini family reunions with our children and grandchildren. This year was no exception. We love to try different homes each year and compare with the previous year. Our home this year was excellent and for only the second time in nine years we've booked the place again for next year. The floor plan and bedroom accomodations easily accomodate three adult couples in king (2) or queen (1) beds and all the grandchildren (cousins) in the fourth bedroom on bunkbeds and a roll-a-way. Had plenty of parking for all cars and plenty of garbage space - know this is gross but that's usually a problem in past rental homes where you have a crowd and once a week pickup - but not here - two plus pickups and plenty of cans and bags.
If driving you may want to pack a couple of extra towels and an umbrella for the beach.
Never could figure out all the electronics(how to run all the ceiling fans and lights)on the property - guess we'll just try again next year. Property was also nicely lanscaped.
Left on 12/18/2008 for a stay in September 2007 | Page Family
This is a great vacation house. It is very close to the ocean, only a walking path away. No streets to cross. The pool is a nice size with plenty of room to run around the yard. Palmetto Dunes is a very nice, quiet area to vacation.
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