Vacation Rental Investments on Kiawah Island – Featured Vanderhorst Homes

The community of Vanderhorst at Kiawah Island stands as a testament to luxury living and natural beauty. Named after Arnoldus Vanderhorst, former governor of South Carolina, this exclusive enclave draws discerning residents and affluent vacationers year round. Featuring a rare combination of luxury attributes, let's take a look at our featured Vanderhorst homes, perfect for vacation rental investment.

Kiawah Island's exclusive Vanderhorst Plantation features a refined blend of stately homes, world-class amenities, and proximity to Kiawah Island’s 10 miles of unspoiled beach. Each home is thoughtfully designed to maximize views of the surrounding lagoons, marshlands, maritime forests, or the Atlantic Ocean. These meticulously maintained properties create a seamless connection between indoor and outdoor living.

It is a coveted destination for those seeking an elevated coastal lifestyle or luxe vacation rental investment on Kiawah, just 30 minutes from Historic Charleston.

Let’s explore some of the distinctive amenities and specific homes of Vanderhorst, currently available for purchase.

Luxury Homes for sale in Vanderhorst on Kiawah Island

Vanderhorst is synonymous with opulence, featuring an array of upscale properties, from stately oceanfront estates to elegant golf course residences. These meticulously landscaped properties add to the overall aesthetic appeal of the area, making Vanderhorst a true haven for those seeking both elegance and natural splendor.

140 Flyway Drive is a perfect example of a luxury, oceanfront home in Vanderhort, Kiawah Island. It’s a truly dynamic listing suitable for full time residential living, a winter retreat, holidays with family and friends, a legacy home, or excellent opportunity for rental investment.

Designed by renowned Charleston Architect Mitch LePlante, this oceanfront estate is a masterpiece of architectural prowess.

140 Flyway
Offered at $13,999,000

It rests on a large homesite, over 1 acre, with commanding ocean views and plenty of privacy.

This home could easily be considered one level living with the master wing on the main level and guest rooms above and below. All are serviceable by elevator, making it great for full time living with plenty of room to accommodate family and friends on the occasions that suit.  

In addition to featuring a large pool terrace, private beach boardwalk, and over 8,560 square feet of living space, the purchase of this home offers the option to acquire a coveted full golf membership at the Kiawah Island Club.

World-Class Golf in Vanderhorst

For golf enthusiasts, property in Vanderhorst at Kiawah is near the action. Boasting the renowned Ocean Course and Osprey Point, all islanders have the privilege of experiencing world-class golf just steps away from their homes.

Bike trails are also plentiful in Vanderhorst making it easy to hop on your bike and hit the beach in no time. Or easily explore the island’s many diverse ecosystems and wildlife on over 15 miles of back island trails.

435 Snowy Egret is conveniently located near these championship courses and offers close proximity to the bike trail.

435 Snowy Egret
Asking $1,999,000

This luxury home is nestled along a picturesque lagoon where the open floor plan, wide screened porch, and expansive rear deck offer water views from nearly every area. The owners have taken meticulous care with recent updates to kitchen appliances, a new roof (2019), plumbing, electrical, insulation & lighting upgrades.

It makes a great residential home for the slower paced winter months on the island, with great potential to offset owner costs by using as a vacation rental in season.

With 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, it is a popular size, with attractive amenities like an elevator, first level primary suite (with private space for a crib), a huge screened porch and multiple sun decks overlooking the lagoon.

There’s even room to add a pool making it a desirable choice as a vacation rental investment on Kiawah Island. 

New Home Construction in Vanderhorst

New homes in Vanderhorst are quite popular, but harder to find with few remaining lots available to develop. 24 Marsh Wren, currently under construction, is available for purchase.

Slated for early 2024 completion, it includes 5 bedrooms, an elevator and pool; offering appeal to multiple generations. It will make a wonderful primary residence or potential vacation rental investment. Vacationers always like homes with a private pool!

24 Marsh Wren
Asking $3,150,000

Privately situated on just over half an acre, this 5 bedroom/4.5 bath home maximizes its lagoon vistas with large windows and stunning outdoor spaces including a large pool deck, screened porch, and infinity pool.

Ideally located behind the second gate this newly constructed home offers privacy and quiet, while still being centrally located to all that Kiawah Island has to offer.

Pam Harrington Exclusives is an Expert in Vacation Rental Investment Properties on Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island offers a rare opportunity for those seeking luxury beach property as an investment or a primary residence. Located just 23 miles from Charleston, SC this coastal paradise is renowned for stunning beaches, preserved natural habitats, and world-class luxury amenities, Kiawah Island is a haven for both relaxation and recreation.

Pam Harrington Exclusives represents a selective portfolio of private homes in the Vanderhorst community on Kiawah Island. Each property conveys style and comfort.  These available homes for sale would make a desirable vacation rental investment. 

Kiawah Island rental investment real estate not only provides a luxurious retreat but also offers the potential for a sound financial investment in a community that values both natural beauty and upscale living. 

Don't miss the chance to make Kiawah Island your home, where every day is a celebration of coastal living at its finest.