Avalon by the Sea - Private, Near Beach, Elevator & Fun Pool
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Isle of Palms house description
AVALON BY THE SEA is located in an ideal area of IOP - quiet yet close to the action. This six year old home has 11 ft. ceilings, cherry floors throughout, and custom paneled walls. The pool is adjacent to the spacious living, dining and kitchen area on the second floor. The back yard is partially fenced & very private with a hammock under shady trees. The roof top deck has a large stairway (not spiral)to view the ocean and enjoy the sunsets with eight chairs - rockers and comfy lounge chairs. Large wood paneled elevator - shower off downstairs and hop on the elevator to the upper floors.
We are now in our fourth season working hard to give our guests a turn-key, pampered vacation so you only need to bring personal items & food. We have loaded up with quality linens and fluffy towels. WE SUPPLY ALL OF THE PAPER GOODS AND OTHER KITCHEN AND LAUNDRY ROOM SUPPLIES FOR YOUR ENTIRE STAY!!!!
You will find our home spotlessly clean with a high level of guest service provided by our terrific management team that live on the island.
Beach items include a sturdy beach cart, beach umbrella, cooler, and beach toys.
For those that love to cook - gourmet throughout - the best in cookware, knives, spices, oils and all the gadgets needed to prepare a wonderful meal from the plentiful fresh caught seafood and local produce available on the island. There are 2 ovens, 6 burner professional gas range, huge Kitchen Aid refrigerator and gorgeous granite. Additional fridge in the garage and a wine fridge in the bar area. Loads of baking dishes, saute pans, huge pot for corn, and crock pot.
There is high speed internet, Sony radio and cd player, IPOD speaker to listen to your mus. collection, 5 flat screen TVs - 42 inch in great room, and 2 dvd players.
Two king bed masters with huge bathrooms, one with jacuzzi. Kids bedroom with bunk bed and two single beds. The fourth bedroom with 37 inch flat screen TV/DVD, queen bed and trundle with pop up which becomes two singles. Each bedroom has a full bath - there is a powder room located off the large foyer. Queen sleep sofa in upstairs master and one in the great room - also a queen aero bed. Pack n'play and an additional single bed.
From our house, it's just 4 homes to reach Palm Blvd and the direct beach access path to the pristine beaches of IOP (approx 5 minutes). Walk or bike for miles in either direction. Ten minutes to Town Center in Mt. Pleasant with shopping, restaurants, movie theatre - 20 minutes to marvelous historic Charleston - the kids will love the aquarium.
We have a Gold Pass for the Charleston County Parks which is valid for up to 15 people per vehicle and offers unlimited visits to the local Isle of Palms park (beach) w/play ground, bathroom facilities and also other venues like the Caw Caw Interpretive Center (bird sanctuary), music and food events i.e. Reggae Nighs Summer Concerts and Lowcountry Cajun Festival.
Gas grill is attached to propane supply - no worries about running out of gas!!!
- Vacation Rental
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Limited Accessibility
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Washing Machine:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Broadband Access
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Private Pool:
- Jetted Tub
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Outdoor Grill
- Deck / Patio
- Jet Skiing
- Rock Climbing
- Basketball Court
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
- Water Skiing
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SOFA AND LOVESEAT NEED REPLACING OR CLEANED
- Guest BUTCH G.
- Date of stay 11/02/13
- Review Submitted 11/10/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, people with disabilities.
Owner response: Dear Guest, Our home was solidly rented until the week after your stay. We had our sofa and loveseat cleaned by Citrus Cleaners of Mr. Pleasant this week. They turned out fabulous. In addition, we ordered two swivel lounge chairs for the great room area. Do check out our photos coming soon. All the best, Andrea & Rowland
My family stayed at this lovely home while in the area for a wedding. We had 13 people in our group, 7 of them children, and the home had room for everyone without feeling crowed. Andrea was responsive to questions and even purchased life-vests for the younger children when I inquired if they might have some. We were not disappointed in any way. We recommend this home!
- Guest Joyful (United States)
- Date of stay 10/25/12
- Review Submitted 01/31/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway.
Great New Years Stay
Great New Years Stay
We stayed at Avalon over the new years holiday and had a wonderful time. The house was far nicer than we anticipated. The pictures on the vrbo site are accurate, but certainly under promise the true extent of the house. The bedrooms are massive to the point that our two small children (1 and 3) stayed in the room with us as opposed to using the other bedrooms - the younger in a pack-n-play they provided and the other on the blow up mattress that was also provided. Very short walk to the beach, and though we opted to not get the pool heated up - would certainly see where that would come in quite handy in the warmer months. Kitchen was well equipped, appliances were first classs, and seating for 8 comfortably.... easily could have accomodated a few more. Owners were great to work with, very responsive to the few questions we had once we arrived. Very few details, if any, were overlooked with this property. Good times had by all. Definitely hope to return and would recommend to multiple families travelling with small children.
- Guest TP (Charlotte, NC)
- Date of stay 12/29/12
- Review Submitted 01/03/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children.
Our Senior Women's tennis team was in town for a tournament. The house was perfect for us - well-appointed, comfortable. clean and spacious. For a group of women traveling together, the number of beds was a big plus, as was the fact that each bedroom has a bathroom. Plenty of towels and lots of hot water for our frequent showers. The owners were a delight to work with and I was congratulated by everyone in our group for finding a great house. Long Island Cafe, practically around the corner, is a favorite place for dinner. Avalon by the Sea has our recommendation.
- Guest Patricia (Greenville, SC)
- Date of stay 10/17/12
- Review Submitted 10/23/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities, girls getaway.
Family Gathering Summer 2012
Family Gathering Summer 2012
We had a family get-together with 3 generations at this house. Here's what worked for us: - The beach is more than lovely and a very easy walk straight down 23rd street. Everything you could want for the beach is in the garage under the house. The shower in the garage keeps the house from getting sandy during the week. - Late July in SC is hot and humid, but the house was very well air-conditioned. We spent our time at the beach, in the house and on boating excursions so didn't mind the heat at all. - Each bedroom has an attached bathroom. - My elderly father-in-law was able to use the elevator to get into and out of the house. He can't do stairs anymore. - We did loads of cooking in the spacious kitchen. It was an extra bonus to be able to watch the kids in the pool outside from the kitchen. On the other hand, we did have an issue with the owner over how we left the house at the end of our stay. I think this can be avoided in the future if there is an option to request extra cleaning services up front. With a party of our size and age range, we just weren't able to put the kitchen and a few other things back to rights before leaving. If that option were available next time, I could pay for the extra cleaning up front and the owners could have more time to schedule and staff it.
- Guest B J.
- Date of stay 07/28/12
- Review Submitted 08/08/12
Owner response: Thank for the feedback - happy you enjoyed our wonderful home. The issue we had was that when our manager & housekeeper arrived, they were upset with the condition of the kitchen and other parts of the house (i.e. a fort made with sheets and blankets anchored with clothespins in a master closet). They pride themselves on leaving our home in pristine condition and were worried about finishing on time. We feel if a guests has a real problem as this person describes, it is up to them to give me or our wonderful manager a call. We normally spend 5 to 6 hrs. cleaning but if more time is needed we can then bring in extra help.
Christmas Week Vacation
Christmas Week Vacation
Avalon by the Sea provided our family with delightful Christmas week holiday. The home was beyond lovely and all the amenities were more than promised. The space was perfect for 4 couples and a little one (the owners even provided toys to use during the stay). We especially loved the heated swimming pool. Although the days were quite cold and the nights even colder- the pool stayed heated to 90 degrees and was a delight to use especially on the very cool nights. Of course we had to move quickly from the pool to the house when the swim was over. The owners were helpful as we needed them. Thank you for a wonderful family vacation spot.
- Guest Tom and Anne (Greenville, SC/ Paris, France)
- Date of stay 12/26/11
- Review Submitted 01/07/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, girls getaway.
We all enjoyed Avalon! We were very comfortable and had plenty of room for all of us including the other members of the family who live nearby to gather with us. We celebrate our traditional Family Christmas which includes my two sisters’ families. This year all were able to gather from Chicago, New York, St. Petersburg, Atlanta, Mt. Pleasant and Lexington. We had great fun as we gathered at Avalon to eat, play and enjoy Christmas greetings. The hospitality shown us was great! There were even some decorations greeting us to make the gathering more festive.
- Guest Connie (Lexington,SC)
- Date of stay 12/09/11
- Review Submitted 12/30/11
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with teenagers, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway.
Renter week of Sept., 18, 2011
Renter week of Sept., 18, 2011
This property was easily the nicest vacation property we have ever rented or visited. Not only was the house beautiful but was equipped with every essential plus! The rooms were exceptionally large and everything was clean and in excellant condition. Thank you for your hospitality. p.s. An extra thanks for sending the suitcase we left by mistake.
- Guest Mom H (Cincinnati, Ohio)
- Date of stay 09/18/11
- Review Submitted 10/05/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities.
Excellent Vacation House
Excellent Vacation House
Our families enjoyed a great time at Avalon by the Sea. The house is spacious, well decorated and very nice. The kitchen was an excellent benefit, as we were able to have not only a beautiful chef's kitchen for preparing meals, but it is a great central gathering place. The kitchen is also well stocked with the miscellaneous needed for cooking (spices, salt, etc.) The bedrooms are all VERY spacious. There were several infants who stayed in pack in plays in the room with the adults, and there was more than enough room. The garage area is very large and oversized, providing great "beach stuff storage" in between trips to the beach. The house already had several nice beach things (umbrellas, chairs, boogie board, funnoodles, etc.) The beach is approximately 200 yards from the beach. However, there aren't many houses that are closer. It was very convenient and a short walk. The pool was a nice touch, providing a refreshing change to the ocean. While not huge, it was still a very nice thing to have and was well used. The rooftop deck provided a nice place for a morning coffee or evening cocktail. Being above it all was beautiful on clear nights when you can stargaze. For those who don't know, Isle of Palm's convenience to Charleston is an amazing thing. We have little kids, so we enjoyed the change of pace of being able to head to some of the attractions (parks, battleship, museums, etc.) Definitely a great way to do a multi family vacation. All in all, we had a wonderful time and were thoroughly impressed. We do plan on returning at some point in the future. Andrea was a breeze to work with and very helpful before, during and after our rental.
- Guest jbziggy (Charlotte, NC)
- Date of stay 08/20/11
- Review Submitted 09/05/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, families with young children.
Our family was very pleased with this beach home. We have stayed on IOP and at Wild Dunes many times in the past, and we found this location to be ideal; close to the beach, close to downtown and close to the connector road to the mainland. The property is very well maintained. The kitchen has everything you need to encourage you to eat a lot more than you need to! The owners are very helpful, both before and after the vacation week. We certainly plan to come again.
- Guest HP (Georgetown, KY)
- Date of stay 07/09/11
- Review Submitted 09/03/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with young children.
WINTER RATES: 11/2 - 2/28/14 $3000 per week, $500 wkend night (4 night min) SPRING 2014 RATES: 3/1 - 5/16/14 $3600 per week $650 wkend night(4 night min) SUMMER 2014 RATES: 5/17 - 8/22/14 $4600 (WEEKLY ONLY) EARLY FALL 2014 RATES: 8/23 - 10/31 $3600 (WEEKLY ONLY) 3% fee to use visa or mastercard - check in: 4:00p.m. Check-out: 10:00 a.m. Tax 12.5%//CLEANING INCL FOR 7 NITES - 200 FOR WKEND DAM DEP $600 REFUNDABLE CALL ANDREA (owner)to res your weeks - I look forward to working w/you
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Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: We are retired from the Philadelphia area and now live in Beaufort, SC. Along with our daughter (Charleston school teacher) we looked and found 9 23rd Avenue - we hope to make it a great vacation spot for multiple families and friends for years to come.
Why the Owner Chose Isle of Palms:
We recently sold our beach house at the Jersey shore. We looked at numerous locations in Charleston - when we saw this home on Isle of Palms, we knew we had found the best of the bunch.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is surrounded by live oaks and palm trees. Besides being close to the beach, there is a park with basketball, tennis, playground just a quick bike ride away.
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Welcome to 9 23rd Avenue
Our guests love the kitchen
Wet bar with wine fridge
Breakfast by the pool shady in the a.m.
Downstairs master, dynamite bath and huge closet
Twins plus bunk & full bath w/shower
Upstairs master bath w jacuzzi; lovely glass enclosed shower
Take the stairs or the elevator
Two ovens, gas cooktop; huge built in fridge
Dining for 10 plus 3 stools
Comfortable sofas and directors chairs
Refreshing w/lots of afternoon sun
wood paneled elevator
Kids spot with queen bed, pottery barn trundle that becomes twins, easy chair
Upstairs master with huge closet
High efficiency washer and dryer
Eight chairs to enjoy the water views
Easy stairs vs spiral stairway to the roof deck
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