The SpaceOur 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); many antiques and contemporary American craft pieces. One bath (claw foot tub/shower); full 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. Get a guided kayak tour of the pristine May River, a salt water estuary, 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! Guest AccessGuests have access to the dock and our front porch for swimming or watching sunsets and relaxing. Guest may use our washer/dryer at no cost, including laundry products. Interaction with GuestsWe give them 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. The NeighborhoodThe quiet elegance of an old town southern village, very walkable except for buying general groceries; we have bakeries, Bluffton Oyster Company for local fresh seafood and a Farmer's Market on thursdays for fruit, veg and fun. Lots of galleries, restaurants, walking tours and history all within our Old Town, 1 mile walking distance of the property. Getting AroundNo public transit. Golf cart tours of the Town are available for hire; kayak tours of the May river are available for hire. Lots of places to bike, but bring your own as there is no rental place in town. Other Things to NoteOur guest house is a restored cabin so can be chilly in the winter...bring layers for comfort in all seasons.