5 Long Boat is a magnificent 2nd row home on 3 levels in the world famous Palmetto Dunes. With lush tropical landscaping and a circular driveway surrounding a beautiful dolphin water fountain , guests will feel the inviting atmosphere of a tropical resort. Located next to the beach path, the large swimming pool and separate spa offer the utmost in privacy with high hedges and an outdoor shower. There is a gas grill for cooking outdoors and extending your time in the sun!
The living room, kitchen, dining area and Master Bedroom are all located on the 2nd level. Beautifully designed and decorated 5 Long Boat has marble and wood floors, custom cabinets and a gourmet kitchen with granite countertops. There is a flat stove and an additional island cooktop. Guests can start their day at the breakfast bar which seats three. The living room boasts a 42 inch flat screen TV, leather furniture and coffered ceilings. A half bath is also located on this level for guest’s convenience.
A screened porch is adjacent to the living room with a table seating 4 in addition to other seating, overlooking the pool. Guests will delight in the multi-level covered decks, perfect for soaking in the ambiance of the Low Country.
On the entrance first level of the house the family room has a sleeper sofa, wet bar, mini fridge, microwave and TV. This room also has double doors that can be closed making an additional private room for guests. Anyone staying in the family room can use the 1/2 bath down the hall. There is one bedroom with a queen bed and private bath on that level. Five steps up lead guests to an alcove with two additional bedrooms, one with a queen bed, and gorgeous private bathroom with shower only. The other bedroom has 2 twin beds and a lovely private bath with tub/shower combination.
The Master Bedroom suite on the 2nd level features a king bed with a his and her walk-in closet, private deck overlooking the pool, and an elegant private bath with sunken whirlpool tub, walk-in shower, double vanity and separate toilet. 5 Long Boat is the perfect retreat for your family.
* Additional charge to heat the pool.
*4 night minimum stay required. Summer rentals weekly only (Sat. to Sat.)
Additional amenities include: tropical landscaping, 1 king, 2 queens, 2 twins, queen sleeper sofa, located next to the beach path, access to the palmetto dunes buggy (seasonal), sleeps 10, 2nd row ocean home, washer | dryer | iron and ironing board, 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms / 2 half bathrooms, includes the beach properties advantage!, keyless entry, guests have access to all of the palmetto dunes community amenities, free spa heat, 5 TVs | DVD | stereo | wifi....Read more
Left on 08/09/2012 for a stay in July 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 9, 2012Stayed Jul 2012
The staff at Beach Properties called several times to check on us during the visit. My family, young and old, enjoyed the property. It was great to have upstairs adult area and downstairs kids area. The kids actually loved the pool. Although the house is second row, its location was right next to beach path. The short walk took 2 minutes, if that. We actually could hear the ocean at night. The screened in porch was loved by "us true southerners". We used it as a secondary living area for meals, phone chats, naps and overall catching up. /tge
The refrigerator and freezer were not working properly. I have a large extended family that gathers regularly on the weekends. Non-commercial grade refrigerators have been handling our size family on this trip. I know it is an expense, but the refrigerator needs to be replaced. A repair person came in on Friday. I don't think his repair did the trick. We had to by ice for cool drinks several times during our stay and had to throw away items for fear of getting sick from the improper food temperatures (the ice cream never froze). Although everyone liked the amenties, two of the bathrooms on the bottom floor were very tight. The attached closet helped the bath in the twin bed room. The main living area is on the second floor and bedrooms on the bottom floor, so ranch dwellers be prepared for some exercise on the stairs.
Left on 04/09/2012 for a stay in March 2012 | MDReviewed Apr 9, 2012Stayed Mar 2012
In general the home was as pictured.
Our complaint involves cleanliness. 2 days into our trip, a pair of boy's Speedo swim trunks were found in the bed our daughter was using. Apparently, the bedding was not removed and cleaned prior to our arrival.
We appreciate your feedback and will review with the cleaning company. We strive to offer the best product and experience, we apologize for the inconvenience during your stay. Thanks for choosing Beach Properties and we hope to welcome you back to Hilton Head.
A FlipKey verified reviewer
“Wonderfullly relaxing vacation”
Left on 05/25/2011 for a stay in May 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 25, 2011Stayed May 2011
Great house, great location, great weather, just wish pool got more sunlight ( could cut back large tree next to pool). Thought house was well worth the price. Would rent again.
Left on 05/12/2011 for a stay in May 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 12, 2011Stayed May 2011
5 Long Boat is a very nice place to stay with a big family. There are 4 bedrooms, and a den that has a fold out couch and doors that can easily be used as a 5th bedroom. The pool and hot tub are decent, but nothing fancy. It is located in a quiet neighborhood and is only a few steps to the beach located right on a public access path.
The kitchen was nice, but the appliances were not the best quality or best maintained. The refrigerator took a long time to cool, and the vent hood over the range appeared to be working poorly. Those issues aside, the kitchen provided ample space to make large meals. The gas grill was also very good, and located on a deck right off of the kitchen. The dining table seats 8!
The master suite was large and lovely with a huge bathroom. The other bedrooms each had a bathroom located en-suite, although they were not very large.
The driveway can get cramped with more than 3 cars parked in it.
This is my second time staying with Beach Properties of Hilton Head. Both times have been excellent, good value, and little hassle.
Left on 08/04/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | JermanReviewed Aug 4, 2010Stayed Jul 2010
We loved the house and the location. Would stay here again! Very minor things that we found all dealing with the audio visual. The main tv keep blacking out half the picture. Plasma may be going bad. No Espn! This drove my husband and son crazy.
Left on 12/19/2009 for a stay in September 2009 | The Sweargin FamilyReviewed Dec 19, 2009Stayed Sep 2009
The service was amazing, we had no problems. The home was great it had everything we needed for our vacation. The location was only steps to the beach you could see a glimpse of the ocean from the home. You could hear the ocean. It was everything we wanted. The best thing about this home was the location and the size what a great value, the least that I liked was the pool could have been bigger but it was fine for our needs. I would rent this home again. Love it!!!!!
Left on 12/15/2009 for a stay in October 2009 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Dec 15, 2009Stayed Oct 2009
This was my first trip to Hilton Head after the death of my husband last year. It was still the beautiful, restful place we had come to enjoy for years. The house is lovely and affords privacy on every floor with en'suite's in all bedrooms. It is a little difficult to carry groceries up to the top floor (being 63 years old limits some of that old energy)but once one is settled in, the house and location are great.
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