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Watch sunsets from porch-Community Pool–Experience True Relaxation

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,267 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage with community pool & dock

Enjoy breath-taking sunsets over the Kiawah River, right from your screened porch and deck! This cottage has 3 bedrooms (2 queen beds, 2 twin beds), and a queen sleeper sofa in the living room. Our cottage boasts updated bathrooms, an outdoor gas grill, 4 TVs, and a nice dining area that seats 6-8 people. If you're looking for a dream vacation and wonderful memories, this is the place! Free wifi.


Inlet Cove offers an exceptional location with many conveniences to make your Kiawah vacation a memorable one:

• Short walking distance to Kiawah beaches.

• Full access to Inlet Cove’s newly renovated community pool and dock. Enjoy a

25-meter Jr. Olympic swimming pool with separate baby pool, or watch the sun set on

the river from the rocking chairs on the dock.

• Easy access to bike and walking paths.

• Nearby activities for all ages, including golf, tennis, biking, kayaking, paddle boarding,

fishing, and much more.

• Bike, kayak and other rentals available.

• Fresh Fields Village (less than 3 miles).

• Nature watching - Dolphins, gators, waterfowl and other birds.

• Night Heron Park offers fun family activities for day and evenings.

• For a fee, Kiawah Island Resort offers golf, tennis and other resort activities to

non-resort guests, with the exception of their pools and fitness facilities.

Kiawah by Owner, is a boutique rental agency, founded by a fellow Kiawah property owner. Since 2007, Kiawah By Owner has provided a personalized Kiawah rental experience. We look forward to helping you find the perfect Kiawah vacation rental for your family or gathering.

Kiawah Island boasts 10 miles of pristine beaches, unspoiled nature preserves and parks. It offers a wide variety of water sports, premier golf courses, tennis facilities, and other relaxing activities. While it is only a short drive to Charleston and other area attractions, everything you’ll need is right here on Kiawah.

Keywords: House, Cottage, home, Kiawah River, views, community pool, family friendly, Inlet Cove, close to beach, 99 Inlet Cove

Kiawah Business License #BL008609-02-2018

More Details

Property Manager
Susie Oringel
Member since: 2005
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 17, 2018

About Susie Oringel

About the owner: After a lifetime in music and education, we've retired and are busy enjoying life. We have time now to enjoy our two daughters and their families with three wonderful grandsons and an enchanting granddaughter. We live in Fishers Indiana, home of sports on steroids.

Susie Oringel purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Susie Oringel chose West Beach

Why the Owner Chose Inlet Cove:

We bought our little piece of paradise quite by accident when we visited Kiawah for a friend's wedding. When we saw our cottage, we thought it was almost too good to be true. It had everything we were looking for in a place by the sea. There's an easy walk to the beach and a beautiful pool and the location by the river makes it ideal for us to enjoy canoeing and kayaking. We also catch Atlantic blue crabs there that we love to eat! The house itself has a screened porch, a fireplace and a view of the water. What could be better?


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in West Beach, South Carolina

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1267 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 1. No smoking & no pets allowed 2. Renters must be 25 years old or older & responsible for any damage 3. Access to community pool, not Resort pools
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , This is a jack-and-jill bathroom between the 2 guest rooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Brand new mattress - February 2015
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , Brand new Queen mattress in February 2015
    Guest room - 2 twin beds - 2 twin/ single
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Watch sunsets from porch-Community Pool–Experience True Relaxation
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews

Great cottage and great location!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was well kept and the kitchen very well stocked with everything we needed (except pot holders). We loved how close it was to the beach and the easy walk. The distance to the pool was greater than anticipated but still within reason. We would definitely consider staying here again.

  • Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time. We ask future guests to let us know if something is missing, like the pot holders. We try to get them brought out the next day. The community pool is about a 5 minute walk from the cottage and the beach is about a 5 minute walk. The cottage is located in the middle. We look forward to you coming back for another vacation.
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The place was great!

  • 5 of 5

The place was very nice: clean, well maintained, comfortable.

I have been renting through Susan for more than 12 years now.

She does amazing job organizing everything and communicating.

Kiawah island is one of my favorite places for an easy family vacation.

We usually stay on the island spending time on the beach any cycling around. We do couple trips to Charleston sightseeing.

  • Submitted: 5-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and for choosing our property. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and am looking forward to having you again as our guest.
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Nice place

  • 4 of 5

We were blessed to get to stay here a few days with extended family. Very nice neighborhood. We all had a wonderful time. Sitting out on the screened in porch was nice, although there was some construction going on that ruined the tranquility a bit. Look forward to getting back here in the future.

  • Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time. I am sorry about the construction noise that was taking place during your vacation. Hopefully that is behind us, but we can't control some of the construction in the area. We look forward to you returning in the future.
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Great location! Very clean! 5 minute walk to beach or pool!

  • 5 of 5

Plenty of inside space for our two year old to run around with a perfect location for walks to the beach and pool! House is very clean and quiet! Comfortable beds and furniture throughout! Kitchen fully stocked with utensils, dishes, pots, and pans! Gas grill outside!

'Kiawah Island by Owner' management (Susie) is wonderful and available day or night by phone if needed! Looking forward to next years stay already!

Thanks again!

  • Submitted: 31-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate your positive feedback about our property. We are glad you enjoyed Kiawah as much as we do. If you're traveling to the area again, don't hesitate to contact us.
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Charlotte, NC

Good Location

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay even with the LOUD construction work nearby. Being close to the beach path was definitely a plus and you could even see a little bit of a river view. We appreciated that all bedrooms had TVs. My recommendation: clean all of the upholstery -- every piece of furniture in the living room smells of dirty clothes. Also, the kitchen is in need of a cutting board.

  • Submitted: 29-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you had a nice vacation. Thank you for the suggestion, we have had all the couches cleaned and stocked a number of new cutting boards. We look forward to you returning for a future vacation!
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Olney, MD

Beautiful, well-equipped house in outstanding resort community

  • 5 of 5

This house is located in a small Kiawah neighborhood outside the main security gate of Kiawah. It's big plus is access to the Kiawah River--beautiful river, marsh, and sunset views plus a floating boat dock and a community swimming pool. There is a view of the river from the porch looking down a narrow tidal creek. However, you can get more spectacular views by walking or cycling to the dock--a short distance away.

The Kiawah beach is one of the most beautiful in the U.S. It's 10 miles long, is not marred by ugly beach-side buildings, and can be ridden upon with a bicycle except at high tide. There are pelicans, dolphins, wading birds, crabs, etc. The beach is close to the house, but be sure to follow the owner's instructions for finding it because the street and bicycle path network is confusing. Due to construction, beach access via Beachwalker Drive may be blocked, but other routes are equally close.

If you want to see all of Kiawah, be sure to rent a bicycle. Two-thirds of the island are off-limits to cars for renters at Inlet Cove. You can get restricted car access to the rest of the island by making either a restaurant reservation or a golf reservation in the car-restricted area. There are no limits for bicycles, and bicycle trails and the beach provide unlimited access.

Bicycling hint: Ride on the beach with the wind at your back; return on an inland bicycle trail. The wind is much stronger on the beach! The printed Kiawah map doesn't show all the bicycle trails, so find the pdf version on-line, which has much better coverage of the trails.

The kitchen is unusually well-equipped. High-quality pots, skillets, plates, bowls, etc. We added a colander, but it didn't have potholders.

Beds are very comfortable.

Economy note: You can save a lot of money by eating at home. Visit the Harris-Teeter at the nearby Fresh Fields shopping area which is located just off the traffic circle about 2 miles down the road towards Charleston.

Charleston is only about 35 minutes away. It's a must-see with beautiful and historic architecture, hidden gardens, parks, and river and harbor views. Buy a guidebook or go the Visitors Center.

Caveats: Driveway is in bad condition due to tree roots pushing up the pavement and creating large puddles extending all the way across the driveway when it has rained. Also, access to the house is via a two-flight stairway (see picture) which can be challenging for persons with mobility issues

  • Submitted: 12-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your detailed review. We know that future guests will appreciate all this information. Please note: all renters of this cottage receive a gate pass to drive onto most of Kiawah, including The Sanctuary, Night Heron Park, Conference Center, etc. Our guests are not able to drive through the 2nd guard gate onto Vanderhorst Plantation unless they are playing golf at The Ocean Course or Osprey Course. We look forward to welcoming you back to 99 Inlet Cove cottage!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Charleston International Airport
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in West Beach, South Carolina

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 7 2018 - May 25 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 26 2018 - Jun 8 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
June 9th special
Jun 9 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 10 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 11 2018 - Sep 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 8 2018 - Oct 31 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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