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Peter Millar fans can now tool around on the brand’s custom designed beach cruisers the next time they visit Kiawah Island in South Carolina — and help support the island’s community of sea turtles at the same time.
The men’s lifestyle brand has partnered with Timbers Kiawah — Ocean Club & Residences, a new development on the island, to create a limited-edition bicycle available to all residents of the oceanfront community as well as to the general public. The Peter Millar bikes feature a custom design that incorporates myriad brightly colored sea turtles.
All proceeds from the sale of the bikes will be donated to the Town of Kiawah’s Turtle Patrol program, which works to protect the island’s threatened loggerhead sea turtles.
“We go after the A+ market in A+ locations,” says Greg Spencer, CEO of Timbers Resorts, who runs fractional ownership properties all over the world. “We’re in tough barrier-to-entry markets, places where it’s impossible to get zoning for whole ownership. Places like Sonoma, Napa, Kauai, Aspen. Our location in Aspen, they joke it takes a year a unit to get permitting.”
The Sebastian – Vail, A Timbers Resort has made a good impression among boutqiue hotel fans, with many recent guests saying that the customer service is some of the best they’ve ever experienced. While this Preferred LVX hotel strives to maintain the ambiance of a classic ski lodge, recent visitors love the trendy atmosphere found in both the Leonora restaurant and Frost, the hotel bar.
We first reported that Timbers Resorts, a developer and operator of luxury boutique properties, would be opening Timbers Kiawah - Ocean Club & Residences, the first and only residential development on Kiawah Island’s oceanfront in over 30 years. The luxurious Southern property is now open, which is made up of 21 thoughtfully designed residences across three oceanfront buildings.
That personalized experience is something David Burden, the founder and executive chairman of Timbers Resorts, says was paramount for his team while they were building Timbers Kiawah. “We wanted to create a personalized experience for like-minded residents to enjoy their time vacationing and not worry about maintaining a second home year-round. They have all the luxuries of a five-star resort but also have the space of a standalone home—without the headache of year-round maintenance, which can quickly become a part-time job for many traditional homeowners.”
Sean Daly, a retired partner with a major accounting firm, has a lot of practice working with fractions. Now he has used that skill to amass a portfolio of vacation homes in pie-chart slices: one-tenth of a ski home in Vail, one-twelfth of an oceanfront retreat on Hawaii’s island of Kauai, and one-twelfth of a centuries-old villa in Tuscany. Added together, the three fractional properties–which he takes turns using with other fractional owners–cost over $1 million.
Timbers Resorts, the leading developer and operator of luxury boutique properties around the globe, has opened the highly anticipated Timbers Kiawah Ocean Club & Residences, the first new residential development on Kiawah Island’s oceanfront in over 30 years.
Timbers Kauai - Ocean Club & Residences at Hōkūala, a new private residential club which opened its doors over the summer, is perhaps the most picturesque place to celebrate the season. Timbers Kauai provides each guest with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean bookended by the verdant Hau’pu mountain range with direct access to the shoreline.