House, 5 Bedrooms + Den, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)
Gordon and Karen Barber
About Gordon and Karen Barber
Gordon and Karen Barber live in Alpharetta, Georgia just outside Atlanta. They met at the University of Maryland where Karen was an undergraduate and Gordon after serving as a US Army officer was a graduate student. Gordon is a 1970 graduate of The Citadel and a retired AVP with AT&T with 41 years service. He is originally from Hendersonville, NC. Karen graduated from USC in Columbia in 1975 and is an author and a contributing editor for Guideposts Magazine. She grew up in Accokeek, Maryland. They have three sons, Jeff, Chris and John, daughter-in-law Leah, daughter-in-law Bailey, grandson Reed and granddaughter Kendall all of whom live in the Atlanta area except John and Bailey who live in Baltimore. Jeff is a Duke under graduate and Duke MBA graduate, Chris USC in LA undergraduate and Emory MBA, John and Bailey UGA graduates and Leah a Ga Tech graduate.
Gordon and Karen Barber purchased this House in 2002
Why Gordon and Karen Barber chose Hilton Head Island
Our family vacationed in Hilton Head and rented homes in Palmetto Dunes for about 6 years before we purchased 18 Mooring Buoy. We found the area to be an ideal vacation spot for families especially with children and/or grandchildren. This location is private yet within walking distance to world class golf course, world class tennis facility and much more.
What makes this House unique
Location. Location. Location. We are a 2.5 minute walk to the beach, 2 minute walk to the PD tennis and pickleball court center, 3 minute walk to Trent Jones Golf Course and 3 minute walk to restaurants. The ocean, private pool and spa are magnets for all. We enjoy bike rides throughout Palmetto Dunes, boating on the lagoons, tennis, grilling outside and dining in our favorite restaurants. We provide bikes, kayaks, corn hole, putting green, screened porch, private sun deck, private heated pool, SPA and every kitchen utensil you can imagine.
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 10:00 am
Minimum age of primary renter:25
Full refund when hurricane or tropical storm watch or warning is issued by weather service.
100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Relaxing and quiet
This house is a short walk from the beach in a quiet neighborhood. The owner was excellent to work with. We plan to return.
Home was well appointed and very convenient to all locations as advertised in the listing. Owners were very easy to work with and very prompt in answering any questions concerning the property. Would definitely recommend!
Hilton Head Island Palmetto Dunes
Beautiful home in the heart of Palmetto Dunes. Steps to one of the most beautiful beaches on the east coast.
Home was perfect for our needs. Large home with great lay out.
The house was equipped with everything you could possibly need. Would recommend to anyone looking for a great place on the island.
Excellent stay over Christmas holiday
Booking was extremely convenient and owners were super responsive. Great location. Home was very well maintained and clean. Kitchen was fully stocked with an array of cooking accessories. Beds were all very comfortable. Loved having bikes included. Thanks for a wonderful stay.
Perfect place for families!
Amazing home and quick private beach access. Great communication with owners. Was the perfect place to bring our military daughter back to after graduation. Would definitely stay again!
I am very particular and would stay here again for sure.
Great family gathering place
My parents, siblings, and nieces and nephews all had a wonderful time gathering at this home from three different states for a family Thanksgiving at the beach. We enjoyed all the wonderful amenities of this house including games, spa, bikes, hammock, the very short walk to the beautiful beach, and having enough rooms for everyone to spread out while still being together. Gordon and Karen were so helpful, attentive, and accommodating. When we experienced an issue with the tv's they worked to remedy it immediately and made sure we were taken care of, even taking time out of their own Thanksgiving holiday to solve the problem. We made lots of great family memories at this house and would absolutely stay here again!
Palmetto Dunes has 3 miles of pristine private beach, 25 miles of bike paths; 11 mile lagoon system, 3 championship golf courses (Arthur Hills, George Fazio, Robert Trent Jones), world class clay court tennis center, gated community with 24 hour security, free Dunes Buggy shuttle service within resort and Shelter Cove. Over 25 golf courses located within 10 miles. World famous Heritage Golf classic on Sea Pines Plantation 5 miles away. Shelter Cove 15 acre marina within biking distance with deep sea fishing, sail and power boat rentals, sight seeing, dinner, nature and dolphin cruises, free live family entertainment nightly in summer, fireworks every Tuesday summer, two large outlet malls, wild life refuge, skate park, historic tours. One hour to historic Savannah famous for mansions, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Paula Dean restaurant, Founder of Girl Scouts, River Street shops, antiques, and Forrest Gump.