Community Spotlight: Vanderhorst on Kiawah Island

Community Spotlight: Vanderhorst on Kiawah Island

August 25, 2021

Categories: Real Estate

Experience Resort Style Living at Vanderhorst

Centrally located behind the Island’s second gate is an expansive community that feels like your own private paradise. With breath-taking views of the Island’s vast landscapes and glistening waterways, the Vanderhorst community serves as a natural oasis, providing residents with opportunities for relaxation coupled with endless exploration. 

Discover why the exclusive Vanderhorst community is a sanctuary for those looking to fully experience resort style living on Kiawah Island. 

The Benefits of Resort Style Living in the Vanderhorst Community

1. Beach Club Exclusive 

The Kiawah Island Beach Club, exclusive to Kiawah Island Club Members, is a favorite spot for experiencing the camaraderie and relaxation of resort style living. With direct beach access, a trio of pools, and sparkling views of the Atlantic, you can frequently find residents sipping cocktails or playing in the waves with family. 

2. River Course 

Designed by legendary architect Tom Fazio for Kiawah Island Club Members, the River Course is known as one of the most challenging golf courses in all of South Carolina. Located along the edge of the Kiawah River, the emerald fairways boast views of the Island’s maritime forest, ponds, and savanna-esque marshes. The golfing experience is second to none at this top residential golf course.

3. River Room 

Located on the greens of the River Course, the River Room serves Club Members contemporary American cuisine paired with beautiful Island views. Providing a casual and relaxing ambiance, it is the perfect place for a post-round meal with family and friends. 

4. B-Liner 

Inside the Beach Club, the B-Liner is one of the most beloved, Members-only dining experiences on the Island. The creative menu, crafted by James Beard award-winning consulting Chef Mike Lata, features light coastal fare made with only the freshest ingredients.  

5. Rhett’s Bluff Boat Landing

Rhett’s Bluff Boat Landing provides community residents easy access to Kiawah’s crystal clear waters, convenient for early-morning offshore fishing trips and spontaneous sunset cruises.

6. Cinder Creek Pavilion 

Cinder Creek Pavilion provides Vanderhorst residents with plenty of canoe and kayak storage. With the abundance of awe-inspiring waterscapes, you can frequently find locals paddling towards the sunset or exploring the vast marshes. 

7. Kiawah Island Club Membership

Residents of the Vanderhorst community are eligible for Membership into the Kiawah Island Club with the purchase of a qualifying property. Members of the exclusive community enjoy private venues, restaurants, golf courses, and other luxurious Island amenities. 

The Neighborhoods within Vanderhorst 

Egret Pintail 

Surrounding the Egret Pond fish dock, the Egret Pintail neighborhood offers scenic views of the Island’s vast marsh, emerald fairways, winding lagoons, and maritime forest. 

Falcon Point

Located on the northeastern tip of Kiawah Island, the Falcon Point neighborhood is nestled in between Cedar Creek and Bass Creek, with views of scenic lagoons and golden marshes. Residents of Falcon Point are granted deep-water access via a community dock. 

Indigo Park 

In Indigo Park, all sixteen sustainable constructed cottages are built using the highest-grade materials proven to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lessen lasting effects on the environment. The eco-friendly neighborhood is also the site of the Lowcountry Zen 2013 HGTV Dream Home

Marsh Island Woods

The mid-Island location of the naturally-stunning Marsh Island Woods neighborhood provides residents with close proximity to many of Kiawah’s world-class amenities, including the Osprey Point Golf Course. Surrounded by lush Lowcountry foliage and sprawling grand oaks, the quiet community provides a peaceful atmosphere to those who reside there. 

Nicklaus Lane

Situated just steps away from both the beach and golf course, the waterfront homes on Niklaus Lane are the perfect location to fully immerse yourself in the luxury of resort style living. 

Ocean Green

Nestled along Turtle Point Point Golf Course and within walking distance to the shore, the modern, new homes of the Ocean Green neighborhood are ideal for families looking to experience life in paradise. Each home features a grand Southern front porch and a large deck so the whole family can take advantage of outdoor living. 

Ocean Oaks

Designed and built by award winning South Carolina architect Wayne Windham, luxury homes of the fully developed Ocean Oaks neighborhood are reminiscent of the West Indies. The tranquil waters of Bass Creek and streets lined with beautiful oak-trees transport residents to the Carribean, while maintaining a prime location close to Island amenities. 

Ocean Palms 

The exclusive beachfront neighborhood of Ocean Palms offers homeowners private access to Kiawah’s white sand beaches. The opportunities for fun and adventure are endless when the beach is your backyard! 

Osprey Beach 

With stunning vistas of the shoreline and close proximity to the Beach Club, the luxury homes and homesites of Osprey Beach provide direct ocean access via private piers. Featuring classic beach home architecture, homes are designed with ocean views as the top priority, maximizing exposure with oversized windows and a plethora of outdoor spaces. 

Osprey Fingers 

Surrounded by maritime forest, the Osprey Fingers neighborhood offers sizable homesites with idyllic views of the verdant marshland and Lowcountry vegetation. 

Otter Island

Overlooking the Ocean Course, Otter Island is one of the most prestigious neighborhoods, offering serene views of the Atlantic Ocean, winding river, and nearby lagoons. With expansive homesites over 20 acres, Otter Island estates serve as an “Island within an Island.”

Plantation Woods North

The tree-lined, Plantation Woods North neighborhood offers amazing views of the maritime forest as well as easy access to the beach through the enchanting Allee of Oaks pathway. The 200-year old Vanderhorst Estate, located in Plantation Woods North, recently set a record selling price for Charleston area real estate. 

Plantation Woods South

The Plantation Woods South neighborhood is centrally located on the Island allowing for easy access to many amenities and activities, including the Freshfields Village shopping and dining area. Residents of this neighborhood enjoy a plethora of walking trails.

Rhett’s Bluff

Homes in the Rhett’s Bluff neighborhood exhibit Southern charm due to the classic Lowcountry architecture and grand piazzas. Bordered by Bass Pond and the Kiawah River, this neighborhood boasts some of the most spectacular views of the landscape as well as easy access to the boat landing. 

Royal Beach

With its luxurious views of the sparkling waves and white sand, Royal Beach surely lives up to its name. Homesites begin at half an acre, offering the ability to customize your dream home. 

Summer Islands 

Located across a charming wooden bridge, the quaint neighborhood of Summer Islands offers residents privacy and relaxation as well as deep water access via Bass Creek. 

Terrapin Island

With sweeping views of the abundant wetlands and only 15 properties in the neighborhood, Terrapin Island offers privacy with deepwater docks along the creek.  

The Preserve

The collection of amenities on The Preserve, such as a bark-clad boathouse with canoe and kayak storage, a covered pier, and an observation tower overlooking Blue Heron Pond, allow residents to fully immerse themselves in the natural landscapes and waterscapes of the Island.  

The Settlement 

Nestled along Tom Fazio’s River Course on hedge-lined streets, the premier homes and homesites in The Settlement neighborhood offer panoramic views of the River Course. With close access to Clubhouse amenities, such as the Sasanqua Spa, fitness center, and River Room, residents of this neighborhood enjoy the ease of resort style living. 

Vanderhorst Beach 

With an idyllic, winding boardwalk leading to one of the most quiet areas of beach on the Island, the community of Vanderhorst Beach is oceanfront living at its finest. 

Resort Style Living at Vanderhorst on Kiawah Island

Waking up each and every morning overlooking the sparkling waterways and serene landscapes allows one to begin their day in a tranquil state of mind. With convenient access to world-class amenities practically at your door-step, life on Kiawah Island is the definition of relaxing. Whether you prefer to have the golf course in your backyard, the beach just steps away, or both, Kiawah Island has a community for you. 

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