2 Roadrunner, North Forest Beach. This is a magnificent 6 bedroom, 4.5 bath home, 3rd row in North Forest Beach with private pool* and spa*, elevator. The new owners have refurbished the entire home adding many new appliances, grill, furniture, fans, fresh paint and interior decoration.
This outstanding home has a Nantucket look and feel, the architectural appeal continues with beautiful columns inside and out, high ceilings, elaborate crown moldings, French doors, a travertine stone floor throughout the whole first floor, white wainscoting and four wonderful viewing balconies, two in the front and two in the back which overlook a lagoon and fountain of Sonesta Resort.
The great room is spacious and beautifully decorated and offers a two large sitting areas. One area offers a couch and chairs oriented to the fireplace with its beautiful accented white mantle as well as a decorative and convenient wine bar. Also featured on the veranda is a granite dining table for your enjoyment. The house has a well-appointed open kitchen fully exposed to the great room and the adjoining dining area, which seats 10. The gourmet kitchen has all stainless steel appliances including an Ice Maker as well as a glass cooktop surrounded by granite countertops and seating area
The family TV area includes two couches, leather coffee table and two cushioned chairs and is all oriented to the book shelves with a large flat screen TV, DVD, and speakers to the outside decks and pool area. Here you will also find the wireless modem. The adjacent dining area has a upscale classic feel to it with its beautiful large pine table and ten wicker distressed chairs and beautiful and functional buffet. This whole open great room with its two large white columns, numerous windows and great views with access to the scenic veranda all combine to produce a wonderful upscale vacation environment.
The main Master Bedroom of the six bedrooms is located on the first floor. Here you will find a beautiful master bedroom with a king bed with matching end tables and chest. The master bath has a large soaking tub, separate shower and separate his and her sinks. This first floor also offers a granite half bath and separate laundry room. All the bedrooms feature Smart Flat screen TV â€˜s and DVD Player.
Upstairs, the second master bedroom features a king bed and a palm and tropical motif. There is also a private door which leads out to the balcony with many comfortable chairs for relaxing and enjoying your view of the lagoons and ocean. The master bath has a separate shower, large soaking tub and separate sinks. The third and fourth bedrooms share a bath, with each bedroom having a separate entrance and access to the balcony & views. One bedroom has a queen bed and armoire. The other bedroom has a beautiful king bed set. Both of these bedrooms have private French doors that lead out to the upper balcony. The view offered from this balcony is of a lagoon and fountains with a view of the ocean. The fifth and sixth bedrooms also share a bath which has dual sinks and a shower. One bedroom offers a duo bunk and a bunk bed (double on bottom and twin on top and then 2 twins), and the other has 2 sets of bunk beds, they have access to the front balcony. All bedrooms offer Smart Flat screen TV and DVD players.
Outside, the beautiful pool* and spa* along with a large gas grill await you. Surrounded by a tall privacy fence and a garden like setting, this pool area is sure to be a great gathering space for the whole group with extra lounge seating and table and chairs. The favorite place, however, is most likely going to be the ocean which is less than a minute's walk away.
*Pool and Spa heated upon request at an additional charge with two weeks advance notice.
Left on 09/21/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | cincy oneReviewed Sep 21, 2011Stayed Aug 2011
House is beautiful and we all had a wonderful time,But is was dirty. Bugs,bugs,bugs!!! Large,small dead inbath tub when we arrived dead bugs by the master suite door, bugs dead by dishwasher every day and night all the time bugs crawling everywhere. I was afraid of what was living in our luggage and what we would bring home
Left on 08/31/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | DJWKReviewed Aug 31, 2011Stayed Aug 2011
Unfortunately the elevator was unable to be accessed from the street level. It operated between the first and second level and was repaired by Monday. The house was lovely. Pool and grounds were great. Hilton Head is a lovely place. Rented bikes and enjoyed riding on the trails and beach. Beach was better than I expected. Was expecting a traffic jam as we got closer to Hilton Head. It never happened. Traffic flowed very well.
Left on 06/17/2011 for a stay in May 2011 | Miller familyReviewed Jun 17, 2011Stayed May 2011
This was our favorite house we've rented on HHI for vacation. There was plenty of space for our large extended family. It was well furnished and comfortable. Only a short walk from the beach - we could even see the ocean from the top deck. Great memories were made!
Left on 06/10/2011 for a stay in May 2011 | Janine FisherReviewed Jun 10, 2011Stayed May 2011
The Roadrunner 2 is a great place to stay if you are looking for a place to hold a medium size group - up to 12 people. The rooms are tastefully decorated, especially the master suits with their own private bathrooms. The kitchen opens into the living spaces and outside dinning on the balcony. The bedrooms also open up to the large second floor balconys. The balconies have very nice and comfortable wicker furniture. We enjoyed a lot of time out there. The pool and spa area is also ery nice. My only suggestion is that if you plan on vacationing in the spring as we did that you pay the extra $800 and have the pool and spa heated. We considered this price to be a little high considering what we paid to rent the place so we did not do this. Other than that the place is absolutely gorgeous and served our needs quite well. I would also mention that there is an indoor outdoor speaker set up that allows you to play music everywhere. We used this quite a bit too. The kitchen was pretty well stocked with cooking supplies and we did bring a few things that I thought might not be there. All in all we had a great time in this house!
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