Coastal Getaways of South Carolina, LLC is the largest Seabrook Island-based rental management company. We offer exceptional services not only to guests, but also to our property owners. The business started in 2006 when Nancy and Randy Buck, then Sealoft owners, were talking at a party with neighbors about the difficulty in managing their rentals. Everyone was overwhelmed with the time and expertise required to rent their properties through VRBO or other agencies who did not understand Seabrook Island. One neighbor asked Nancy to handle her rentals, and then another, and Coastal Getaways of SC was founded.
Since then, Coastal Getaways has continued to grow. We pride ourselves on offering honest and professional personal service to both our owners and our rental guests. The entire staff lives on Seabrook Island. We live next to our owners and our rental guests. We eat at the same restaurants, play the same golf courses, and workout at the same fitness center. We know Seabrook Island and we share our knowledge. Because we live here, we also understand our rental market. We are very familiar with our properties and try to provide accurate descriptions of each home and the Island to our guests so their expectations are met.
Seabrook Island has amazing beaches, homes, and amenities but understanding the nuances of how they all work can be confusing. There are amenity cards and gate passes, Club amenities and Lake House facilities. For this reason, all our on-line bookings are approved by us. Through phone and email conversation, we develop relationships with our guests. These personal relationships not only ensure that our guest have a fabulous Seabrook experience but allows our owners peace of mind that their rentals guests are caring for their homes.
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Nancy Buck, Owner
Nancy, a graduate of Miami University of Ohio, is a former teacher, having taught for 2 years overseas in Singapore then 16 years in the Upper Arlington school system in the Columbus, Ohio area. In 1998, the family moved to Charlotte, North Carolina where she began a career with United Airlines as a Customer Service Representative. In 2011, Nancy and Randy moved to Seabrook. Nancy relaxes while playing tennis, swimming, reading and walking the beach with her husband, Randy and Yorkie, Macie.
Randy Buck, Owner
Randy has been involved with technology since he graduated from Ohio University. He began as a programmer with the Ohio Dept of Transportation, then was Technical Manager for Origin in Columbus, Ohio. He moved into a technical recruiting role at Nationwide Insurance. In 1998, he accepted a position with First Union (now Wells Fargo) which moved the family to Charlotte, NC as a Recruiting Consultant. When their son graduated from high school in 2011, Nancy and Randy moved to Seabrook where Randy continues to work remotely. He enjoys all sports, loves the beach, fishing, kayaking, and has a special place in his heart for Ohio University, his alma mater.
Kim and her husband Jim, relocated to Seabrook Island 3 years ago from the Chicago suburbs and have never looked back! They are active in tennis and golf and love all aspects of living on Seabrook. Fortunately, Nancy was one of the first people Kim met upon moving to Seabrook. Eventually the opportunity became available for her to join the Coastal Getaways team in January of 2017. With a marketing degree from Miami University, Kim enjoys promoting the unique amenities and natural beauty that remarkably distinguish Seabook Island. Whether it’s frequent visits from family and friends or first time guests, Kim hopes to help everyone love Seabrook as much as she does!
Lisa started at Coastal Getaways in March of 2017. Lisa was born and raised in Kingston, NY. Upon graduating from Fairfield University, Ct in 1989, she moved to Charleston and started working at Seabrook as a temp during the Ryder Cup. She worked at the Club for 25 years in a multitude of capacities including Director of Club and Conference Coordination and for the last 13 years as the Club Membership Sales Manager. Lisa met her husband Tim, who is also from NY, while on the job. In 2006 they sold their Creek Watch Villa and moved to their current home on Johns Island to enjoy with their rescued dog Fleck and their latest rescue Bosco. Lisa recently obtained her real estate license too.
Christine joined Coastal Getaways in 2017. She is a graduate of Michigan State University and has lived across the Midwest, including a stint in Canada, before making Seabrook Island their permanent home in 2016. Christine and her husband, Greg, are the parents of two grown children. While residing in Ohio, raising a family, she worked in the Catholic school system for 15 years. Since moving to Seabrook, golf has become a priority! Christine enjoys spending time on our beautiful courses, volunteering for Sea Island Hunger Awareness and Mount Zion Elementary. She and her husband have been humbled by the beauty of Seabrook’s scenery and welcoming residents!
Charlotte and her husband, Grady, rented a Summerwind Cottage from Nancy and Coastal Getaways for the month of January, 2014, and the rest is history. They had lived in Charlotte, NC for the past 39 years but were ready to “retire” in paradise. Their 2 children and 3 grandchildren are still in Charlotte so they make frequent trips back to the Queen City but Seabrook is where they live and love….playing tennis, golf, or just enjoying a quiet walk on the beach. Charlotte joined the Coastal Getaways team in April, 2018. After being in sales for many years, she finds it one of her most rewarding jobs ever….getting to help people plan a vacation at one of the beautiful properties that Coastal Getaways has to offer. Charlotte also recently started her own design and staging company, Coastal Welcome Designs.