“When we bought our home on Hilton Head, we decided to use Absentee by the Sea for the peace of mind that our property was looked after whilst we are away. But we’ve found Absentee by the Sea has given us so much more; advice on local amentities, help with things around the house, and preparation for our arrival. We are very happy having Terry and his team on our side.”
Paul C., Indigo Run
About Absentee By The Sea

Vacation Home Management
to Care for Your Home.
Absentee by the Sea is Family owned and operated by Terry and Darcey Sundling, who have been residence of Hilton Head combined for 50 years. In 2008, Terry decided to combine his background in the service industry with his hands-on knowledge and experience in home care, by creating Absentee by the Sea Homecare LLC to offer vacation home management and home watch services to South Carolina property owners.

Terry has an extensive background in technology enabling Absentee by the Sea to stay on the cutting edge of communication as well as documentation of all aspects of your home. We have had clients sell their homes and be able to hand over a disc to the new owner with all service records and receipts as well as monthly inspection reports from the time they became clients.

Absentee by the Sea also offers years of hand on experience in the construction and maintenance industry in order to ensure the highest standard of care for your home. Our Hilton Head property management company is the best source for all your home care needs. 

Experience Includes:




*Kitchen and bath installation and design

*Installation and maintenance of security systems

*Installation and design of telecom systems

*Management of large projects

Combined skill sets and a network of resources give Absentee by the Sea the unique ability to not only care for your home when you are out of town, but to help you with all the little things in life, freeing you to do what you are really here to do…
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