Frequently Asked Questions

From queries about Owner services to Kiawah Island fractional ownership, we answer some of your frequently asked questions about living on Kiawah Island, South Carolina. If you have additional questions or require more information about the ownership opportunities at Timbers Kiawah, please contact us at 843.793.1056.

Timbers Kiawah Ocean Club & Residences is located on the beachfront of the prestigious and exclusive community of Kiawah Island, South Carolina. The Club is positioned on the southwest end of the island only two minutes from the main gate, five minutes from Freshfields Village and a short drive from downtown Charleston.

Timbers Kiawah Ocean Club & Residences is the first and only private residence club on Kiawah Island. Owners at the Club enjoy all the benefits of owning a beautifully appointed, second home residence coupled with first-class resort services and amenities.

No, the Town of Kiawah Island ordinance does not permit timeshare properties on the island. Ownership at Timbers Kiawah is purchased as a fractional deeded real estate interest. The real estate can be financed, willed, placed in a trust or owned by a designated legal entity.

Timbers Kiawah consists of 21 fully furnished, turnkey oceanfront residences across three buildings: 18 three-bedroom residences at approximately 2,750 square feet and three four-bedroom penthouse residences at 5,400 square feet. In addition, Timbers Kiawah has an owner clubhouse and private beach club.

Ownership at Timbers Kiawah eliminates all the usual maintenance and upkeep headaches of traditional vacation home ownership. Your residence comes completely turnkey and fully furnished, and is maintained and operated by the experienced staff. Coupled with thoughtful services and amenities, Owners soon realize that the only thing they need to do is enjoy themselves.

  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Bell staff
  • Valet
  • Food and beverage
  • Beach staff
  • Maintenance team
  • Management team
  • Security
  • Kids activities
  • Owner clubhouse
  • State-of-the-art fitness center
  • Timbers Tykes playroom
  • Wine storage
  • Bicycles
  • Private beach club
  • Pool and hot tub
  • Long-term owner storage
  • Fire pit
  • Beach chairs and umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Golf clubs
  • Water toys (including surfboards, SUP, skimboards and kayaks)
  • Library
  • Owner activities (including cooking demos, live music, wine tastings, art shows and much more)

There are two distinct ownership opportunities available at Timbers Kiawah: a three-bedroom residence offered in a 1/9th deeded fractional interest, and a four-bedroom penthouse residence offered in a 1/6th deeded fractional interest.

No, rentals are not permitted.

Ownership at Timbers Kiawah eliminates all the usual maintenance and upkeep headaches of traditional vacation-home ownership. Your property is maintained and operated by the experienced staff, so you can begin your vacation the moment you arrive. Owners can visit many times per year for extended periods, utilizing multiple residences simultaneously for events including family reunions, corporate events and more. Ownership can be shared with family and friends or donated to a charity.

Owners at Timbers Kiawah are also granted Membership into the Timbers Collection, which includes the exclusive benefit to trade time and visit other high-end resort destinations in the Timbers Reciprocity Program.

Yes, there are a limited number of Kiawah Island Club memberships available with purchase at Timbers Kiawah. In addition, current Kiawah Island Club members may transfer their existing membership to their Timbers Kiawah ownership.

Yes, annual assessments include taxes, insurance, utilities, maintenance, management and the like. A portion of annual dues also goes toward a capital reserve fund for future repair and replacement needs.

Timbers Resorts is the developer of Timbers Kiawah Ocean Club & Residence. For nearly two decades, Timbers Resorts has been creating and operating some of the world’s most diverse, high-end properties. The thoughtful design of our luxury resorts, hotels and residences make them perfect for private family times. It’s a handful of unique elements that make these resorts the finest in the world: spectacular one-of-a-kind destinations; distinctive environments that capture the essence of home; personal, world-class service; and stunningly appointed residences and suites that embody the authentic uniqueness of the art, architecture, people and environment of each location.

Of course. The best way to make arrangements for a personal tour of Timbers Kiawah is to schedule a visit with an Ownership Representative. Please call 843.306.0035, email or visit us at the Sales Gallery, located at 255 Gardeners Circle in Freshfields Village.