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Property Details

Updated: May 26, 2015
4 BR, 3 BA, sleeps 8

Short walk to beach on private drive. Sunbathe on a wraparound deck or enjoy a cool screened porch. Spanish moss hanging from live oaks. Cathedral ceilings. Tastefully furnished.

One mile (via bicycle path, beach, or road) from restaurants and shopping at Coligny Plaza. One block to tennis at the Shipyard Racquet Club. Over 15 Golf courses within half an hour. A paradise for addicts of tennis, golf, water sports, shopping and seafood.

Historic, Scenic Savannah, GA is a 30 minute drive.

Historic, Charming Charleston, SC is a two hour drive.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Baths
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

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Calendar last updated:
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi, We are having a wonderful week, your house is perfect for our family! The

weather has been great too, it looks like Thursday will be our only rainy day.

We would like to rent again this summer, hopefully the week of August 17-24.

Please let me know if that week is available. Thank you!
Apr 2013
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4 Reviews

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Temaju - North Forest Beach Home - 99 Steps to Beach
-(703) 356-6153 (Virginia, USA)
Forest Beach Hilton Head
Atlanta, Georgia

Great vacation home

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in Bill's vacation home for our school's Fall Break. It is a great vacation home and in a great location on HHI. You walk out of the front door and it is 200 ft to the beach! :) My whole family enjoyed the stay and will be stay in this vacation home again, if at all possible.
  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Temaju - North Forest Beach Home - 99 Steps to Beach
-(703) 356-6153 (Virginia, USA)
Forest Beach Hilton Head

Great place even more awesome owners

  • 5 of 5
We have been vacationing in HHI since I was in elementary school (i.e. well over 30 years) and each time I remember why I love it so much! The house was great, just what we needed for our family! It is just as the owner's say, very close to the beach on a closed road with easy access to the beach. The beach area was in between to busy areas, so it was like having an ENTIRE beach to yourself. Everything listed is acurate. Coligy Plaza is a mile away on a great bike path. The house is near the end of the road, which mean little traffic. The owners were great to work with and very easy to communicate with. Two thumbs up!
  • Submitted: May 30, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Temaju - North Forest Beach Home - 99 Steps to Beach
-(703) 356-6153 (Virginia, USA)
Forest Beach Hilton Head
Mount Prospect, Illinois

Our Hilton Head Vacation

  • 5 of 5
We liked the house and it was really close to the beach. Probably will come back another year, but early summer as we had problems with jelly fish bites. Except that we recomend Hilton Head and this house to anybody who enjoys beach.
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Temaju - North Forest Beach Home - 99 Steps to Beach
-(703) 356-6153 (Virginia, USA)
Forest Beach Hilton Head
Kansas City, MO

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5
There is no better place to stay for a family on Hilton Head than Temaju. The location is perfect for children and adults. We didn't know what to think the first year we went when our kids were 1 and 2 years old and it was perfect for us. Low stress, easy access and tons of room on the beach for them to play.
The walk to the beach is very short and once there the crowd is sparse. We usually rent beach chairs and umbrellas from the lifeguard, but if you are driving and have room for your own and a big tent, do it! Plenty of people around us do.
The house itself is simple and what we need for a vacation to the beach. It is clean and the deck and the porch are marvelous to relax on when the kids are taking a nap. We watch movies at night with the family and always have rested well on the beds. The trail system is right out the front door on North Forest Beach if you are a runner, walker or biker. Coligny Circle is a quick drive or bike ride away if you need some groceries, beach items or novelties.
Hilton Head is great location for a family vacation. It is not as commercial and hectic as Myrtle Beach and not as quiet and secluded as Kiawah Island, it is a nice balance of in-between. The zoning code regarding signage is strict and you don’t see the large annoying signs which I appreciate but prepare to make u-turns, I always miss a turn. We usually fly into Savannah from Kansas City (for now). If you do the same and are budget conscious, I recommend doing your initial grocery shopping at Wal-Mart by the Savannah airport. Everything there is cheaper and depending what time you arrive, the perishables will make it to the island without any worries. Three years ago we learned the hard way that the Wal-Mart on the island isn’t a Super Wal-Mart and the Target isn’t a Super Target and paid almost $60.00 more for groceries and supplies. Barnacle Bill’s on Hilton Pkwy is where we get our seafood and I take the kids in the mornings to Flamingo’s Doughnut Café for fresh, hot custom made doughnuts while mom and grandparents sleep.
Bill and Noni are wonderful to work with and make renting their home so easy and stress free. Thank you so much for opening your home up to our family year after year.
  • Submitted: May 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway


From the Owner

Thirty years ago it was just an empty lot, 100 yards from a magnificent 12 mile beach, on an island we fell in love with during one of our family vacations. Twelve years later we designed and built the house as a family retreat and named it after our children: Tephie, Mark and Julie. TEMAJÚ is a two level house that accommodates 8 people quite comfortably. You are first welcomed by a landscaped area which includes, among others, Palmetto trees, a huge old Oak tree covered with Spanish moss, different color Oleanders, fragrant climbing vines, and lovely seasonal flowers. On the first level we have a cathedral ceiling living-dining area with a fire place, two bedrooms (one furnished with a king size bed and the other with two twin size ones), one full and one half baths, a well equipped kitchen (with a full size microwave oven), a wraparound deck and a screened porch, both properly furnished for their enjoyment. On the second level we have two more bedrooms (with two twin size beds each), one full and one half baths.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Hilton Head Airport at 7 Miles Nearest Golf : Shipyard Plantation at 3 Miles Nearest Train : Savannah, GA at 30 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Coligny Plaza at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : at 90 Metres

Forest Beach section of Hilton Head Island, SC

On Wanderer Lane at the corner of North Forest Beach Drive.


From $165 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 25 2015 - Jun 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
Mid June
Jun 7 2015 - Jun 14 2015
7 night minimum stay
June 21 - 27 (6 Days)
Jun 21 2015 - Jun 26 2015
6 night minimum stay
Jul 4 2015 - Jul 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
Early August
Aug 1 2015 - Aug 14 2015
7 night minimum stay
Mid August
Aug 15 2015 - Aug 21 2015
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 22 2015 - Sep 8 2015
3 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2015 - Oct 16 2015
3 night minimum stay
Late Autumn
Oct 17 2015 - Nov 20 2015
3 night minimum stay
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 29 2015
4 night minimum stay
Nov 30 2015 - Dec 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 3 2016
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Tax Rate 10.0%

Visa, Master Card, Discover accepted

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Updated: May 26, 2015


Property Type

  • house


  • Budget
  • Family


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean


  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 1700 sq. ft.


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower
  • 1 & 1/2 bathrooms on main floor. 1 & 1/2 bathrooms upstairs.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 king
  • Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • 2 bedrooms on main floor. 2 bedrooms on upper floor.


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website


  • Wraparound deck (extends from front door to screened porch in back). Deck & porch furnished. Oak trees with Spanish moss next to deck. Parking under the house. Clock/Radio in every bedroom.

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