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Fantastic Beachhouse for Reunions /Family Vacations/Wedding Destination

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Folly is a magical sea island just 20 minutes from the Conde Naste #1 Tourist Destination in the USA: Charleston, S.C! In-Joy! Combine your pleasures of enjoying the ocean and a fabulous vacation destination, too! Open your heart & mind to an ocean of possibilities for your family reunion, wedding party, vacation retreat for small or large parties, or a special event at this private beachhouse. A perfect location, one block from the beach, on a tidal creek with pristine marshlands views and Folly's natural bird sanctuary. This gorgeous home setting is on a unique street with cul-desacs on both ends, allowing a peaceful retreat just steps away from the ocean on the 'Edge of America', Folly Beach.
This private home is also available as an executive home for short term stays for families, located on a quiet, family friendly street, perfect for a family in transition.

Keywords: Beachhouse, spacious, luxurious, fun, gourmet kitchen, family, value, home, ocean, beachwalk, peaceful, scenic, tidal creek, porches. Screened-in porch, serene, surfboard, beach chairs, golf cart, home,

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome:

    Yes! Children are welcome and there are a few old bikes and wagon and beach toys ready to create a memorable beach vacation!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    No cats allowed. Small dogs, larger ones considered...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    On outside porches only; front and back porch...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 5: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 6: 1 double

    Bedroom is cozy room with marsh view from window...moreless

  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), , Baby Cribs (1) graco pack and play, (1) air mattress available to use in one of two large upstairs bedrooms....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Fabulous beach house one block from the Atlantic ocean! You can also create a sacred vacation and soul retreat for yourself, couples, or group, check out details at: http://newhopebegins.com/sacred-vacations/. This is truly a wonder-filled beach house and retreat home for families, groups, and events. Last year, three sets of families enjoyed their wedding reception (of 25 people or less), after celebrating ceremonies at their local church or beachfront. There is no cost to be married or enjoy a renewal of vows directly on the beach, with the ocean as your wedding destination!!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Two Bookshelves with Adult, Young Adult, and Child selections. Some fiction, a large non-fiction section....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    With downstairs TVs...moreless

  • Games:

    Playing cards and board games available, from Monopoly to Twister!...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Have a CD Bose radio, as well as a central stereo with CD player that plays onto back porch. The Bose radio is portable and plays AWESOME music. I have used it for a wedding party with much success. Bring your own favorite ipod player!...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Xfinity cable...moreless

  • Television:

    40 inch TV in family room. 32 inch TV in downstairs master, VCR TV upstairs in 2nd master for adults or kids. I put my twin grandkids up here at night for bed and put a movie on. Have lots of Disney choices...moreless

  • Toys:

    3 older adult bikes, 2 16' children bikes (Spider man & Princess)...moreless

  • Video Library:

    There are many VCR tape videos at the house for upstairs TV, and a few DVDs, but bring your favorites!!!...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Also a table outside on screened in porch that seats 7....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    For 5 vehicles...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning stove makes fall & winter nights light up with cozy family room ambiance...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    No fitness room, but there is a long beach to walk on! And an ocean to swim and surf in!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Separate upstairs and downstairs with central heal and air...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi enabled...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large family style living room...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for 8 vehicles...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    It is possible to park a large boat under the house. I had a 26 foot monohull sailboat under my house. If needing clearance area, it is an 8' 10' clearance....moreless

  • Telephone:

    No phone. Has At&T microcell for excellent island reception for wi-fi/phone...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    2 towels and one washcloth per person provided. No beach towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    The password is the 'key' on the modem in the office....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 14...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet kitchen with nearly any kitchen gadget you would care to use, from plates and silverware to a pizza cutter, apple corer, coffee grinder, blender, espresso machine, and even an asparagus pot....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New microwave over stove...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Spices and staples...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size with water/ice in front...moreless

  • Stove:

    Ceramic flat top and electric oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    5 older bikes. See above...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Front deck 70 feet long with several rocking chairs, and table and chairs set (4). 60 foot Back porch has screened in area with 2 tables, couch, seating for 14 total....moreless

  • Golf:

    Fabulous local courses nearby....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Available locally for tours or rentals...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill. Propane tank. It is filled at the beginning of the season and intermittently, but if it empties on your visit and you want to use it, you can get a new tank at the local Kangaroo for $30....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie boards for adults and kids, 6-8 beach chairs. You may want to bring extra beach chairs...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Jacuzzi tub in master bedroom suite...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 29 - Aug 16, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,900
Late Summer
Aug 17 - Sep 1, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,900
Fall
Sep 2 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$400
$2,200
Winter
Nov 1 - Mar 20, 2016
2 night min stay
$330
$2,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Pet Fee $85 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12.5%

Notes:

Cancellation policy: After reservation is completed for Summer Rentals, one may cancel up to 30 days prior to stay, with a $500 deposit forfeited. No refund of deposits within 30 days of reservation. In case of inclement weather, reservations may be rescheduled for another time slot during the same season or as soon as is possible without refund of payment.


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Location

Car: Recommended

This fabulous property is one street off the ocean. The walk to the beach is about the length of 7 houses before you sink your feet in the sand. A golf cart is available for most vacationers to make that short walk easy with beach gear! The house is on a tidal creek with the marsh in the back, making a serene setting for island nights. The back porch is both screened in and open to the sky for lively conversations and intimate moments looking up at the stars! You can hear the ocean tide from the front porch, which is a great morning opener. Folly nightlife includes live bands and/or musicians almost nightly. The Folly marina, only 3 blocks away, offers daytime or sunset sailboat excursions and fishing trips locally or for adventurers, out to the ocean for deep sea fishing (very fun!). Downtown Charleston is a 20 minute drive, the #1 tourist destination in America, known for its hospitality, a major foodie destination, quaint architecture, historical tours and carriage rides, and fabulous shopping, too! Your family or friends may also enjoy the local Plantations with beautiful gardens or even tours of the many historical churches. If you stay in Folly the whole week, don't miss the fabulous sunrises on front beach and spectacular sunsets, especially from the marina on the Folly river.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: I Love Folly Beach! I have renamed my home 'Seaspirit' (formally 'Venus') at the Edge of America in a fabulous beach town called home for many years. I started renting my house to help my son get through college...and he has graduated now!! Now I rent it out to be free do more volunteer work and research for combat veterans! I work downtown in Charleston as a psychotherapist, specializing in helping people with post-traumatic stress disorder, including vets and victims of sexual assault. I love to walk on the beach and love boogie boarding in the ocean every day of the summer. My wonder-filled friends have extended many invites for me so I can continue to enjoy the island life while I make sacrifices for my community. I hope that you and your family will enjoy my home, have fun, make loving, silly beach memories together, and treasure your time and life...even for just a week at one of the best beaches in America.

Why the Owner Chose Other Folly Beach Properties:
Having traveled to many beaches in the United States, Mexico, Greece, and even the Great Barrier Reef of Australia, Folly Beach remains my absolute favorite. The Secret: I LOVE the WAVES!!! Not too little, not too big, just right for body surfing, floating around, boogie boarding, skim boarding, and even real surfing (I have boards of different sizes for everyone to get a chance at riding the waves).

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Awesome beach, just a block away. My house is unique in being just a block off the beach, but right on the marsh, on a very quiet street that doesn't get the main beach traffic, to enjoy peace and quiet and all of the fun of a beach town.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Sunset at the Marina, which is 3 blocks away on the Folly River.  A hidden jewel

    Sunset at the Marina, which is 3 blocks away on the Folly River. A hidden jewel

  • Upstairs Queen, Perfect for teens or kids. A fun room stocked with games to play

    Upstairs Queen, Perfect for teens or kids. A fun room stocked with games to play

  • Upstairs full bedroom with small tv/vcr/dvd & bookshelf with books for all ages

    Upstairs full bedroom with small tv/vcr/dvd & bookshelf with books for all ages

  • Great room: Very comfortable down furniture, 50inchTV, cable, Apple TV/Netflix

    Great room: Very comfortable down furniture, 50inchTV, cable, Apple TV/Netflix

  • Downstairs Master Bedroom: Double french doors open to porch, Private bath, TV

    Downstairs Master Bedroom: Double french doors open to porch, Private bath, TV

  • Venus on the Halfshell mural surrounds jacuzzi garden tub with room for two :)

    Venus on the Halfshell mural surrounds jacuzzi garden tub with room for two :)

  • Amazing house for Special Events: Weddings for up to 50 guests!!

    Amazing house for Special Events: Weddings for up to 50 guests!!

  • My family reunion with my 5 sisters!

    My family reunion with my 5 sisters!

  • Easter Break on Folly Beach, where the surf is fun for kids of all ages

    Easter Break on Folly Beach, where the surf is fun for kids of all ages

  • Surfing and boogie board or just playing on a float are great ocean surf fun

    Surfing and boogie board or just playing on a float are great ocean surf fun

  • Happy Moment in the sand (my grandson in my hat)

    Happy Moment in the sand (my grandson in my hat)

  • In Joy spectacular sunrises and sunsets on the island. Feed your soul!

    In Joy spectacular sunrises and sunsets on the island. Feed your soul!

  • Upstairs Master King very spacious roomwith TV/VCR/Movie & attached full bath

    Upstairs Master King very spacious roomwith TV/VCR/Movie & attached full bath

  • A place for fun and serenity, huge back porch overlooks tidal creek and marsh

    A place for fun and serenity, huge back porch overlooks tidal creek and marsh

  • Gourmet kitchen with granite counters, coffee/latte, specialized chef cookware

    Gourmet kitchen with granite counters, coffee/latte, specialized chef cookware

  • The Folly Pier is awesome for dining, fishing, or walking under the stars!

    The Folly Pier is awesome for dining, fishing, or walking under the stars!

  • Front porch: Quiet moments to hear the ocean or Special Events dinner seats 30

    Front porch: Quiet moments to hear the ocean or Special Events dinner seats 30

  • Downstairs queen bedroom. Bathroon next door can be private with pocket door

    Downstairs queen bedroom. Bathroon next door can be private with pocket door

  • Cozy bedroom with double bed, bathroom right next door and a mini library, too!!

    Cozy bedroom with double bed, bathroom right next door and a mini library, too!!

  • Happiness is a Frisbee, A Kite and Your Family on the Beach!

    Happiness is a Frisbee, A Kite and Your Family on the Beach!

  • Running through the tidal pools, that are so warm in summer, are fun for childre

    Running through the tidal pools, that are so warm in summer, are fun for childre

  • The nearby river and marshes are great for fishing, shrimping, and sailing!

    The nearby river and marshes are great for fishing, shrimping, and sailing!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few days
  • Response rate: 70%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/18/2015
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