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The Story Behind the Home

We are thrilled to share the stories of the homes on our rental program as told by the homeowners, themselves.  Enjoy each story as you learn the motivation and inspiration behind each home.

"My husband and I have been married 40 years and 25 of those years we talked about owning a "beach home."  On every vacation to Amelia Island, the Jersey Shore, Kiawah Island and Hilton Head, we looked for that "perfect" home.  We knew that Hilton...

"In 1991 we took our first family vacation to Hilton Head Island.  We fell in love with the area and came back every year until 1993 when we moved from Ohio to Southwest Michigan.  Once we moved to Michigan we thought we should check out...

“We have been visitors to Hilton Head Island for five decades. The Island was a popular destination for our family and especially for people from Western Pennsylvania.

Years later, I worked for a great American company (The Rouse Company, a retail real estate developer) who...

"I bought Sandpiper’s Nook after being diagnosed with terminal cancer believing I had about 18 months to live and wanting to spend that time with friends and family on the ocean.  Imagine my surprise when the doctors were flat out wrong.  That was 9 years...

"Even though we lived in SC at the time, we were first introduced to Hilton Head 15 years ago by our best friends from Oklahoma.  Since then, it has been difficult to find another beach we liked as much.  We took the plunge and bought...

"Our family lives outside of NYC and has been vacationing in Sea Pines since 1963. Once Bernie and I were married we vacationed here with our own children and built many fond memories. Our most memorable vacation was staying in Lands End. It is a...

"My wife and I share a love of coastal living.  She is a rare native of “old” Naples, Florida, having grown up literally across the street from the Gulf of Mexico.  Born in South Carolina, I have always loved the lowcountry’s natural beauty.  We began...

"My wife and I started coming to Hilton Head twenty-five years ago to attend the Heritage Golf Classic, spending a week each year on the island. Our children were quite young then and we brought them along each year to enjoy the beach. These trips...

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