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Heart of Downtown Folly ! Walk to Bars/Eateries--Oceanview-Pet Friendly 1BR/1BA

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dancing dolphins -- irrational exuberance !!!

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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Charming, Euro-style 1 Bedroom/1 Bathroom ocean view condo is located 200 yards from the crossover at the Folly Beach Pier/Pavillion and is located directly on Center Street!

This cozy flat located in the heart of downtown Folly Beach, South Carolina is perfect for an inexpensive long weekend or weekly getaway with a small family or group of friends (sleeps 4 Adults in 2 Queen beds). You don’t need to drive anywhere since you can stroll to the Pavillion pier, beach, shops, eclectic grocery store, restaurants and nightlife. If it weren’t for the designated parking spot, you might forget where you parked.

Inside is a fully equipped kitchen, complete with a full size fridge, stove and dishwasher; bar height wood dining table/chairs and wall-mounted 37” flat screen cable TV (with DVD) visible from thru-out LR and kitchen. The oversized bedroom has two queen size beds, wall-mounted 32” cable TV and plenty of room for your belongings. WIFI is included as well.

This condo was completely renovated last spring. Warm ambiance created by European “hand scraped” antique style flooring and eclectic international art impart the holiday feeling you are looking for. A renovated bath sporting all new Italian style tile, new pedestal sink, toilet and cabinet, and fantastic water pressure for those post-beach showers.

Linens and towels are provided, and so are beach chairs, but don’t forget your beach towels.

The best of what Folly has to offer beckons at your doorstep. Whether it’s lounging on the beach, walking, fishing or crabbing from the pier, kayaking with dolphins in the nearby tidal river (check out Flipper Finders for kayak rentals and guided tours), boogie boarding or paddle boarding, or just browsing the colorful shops and people watching at your choice of outdoor restaurants and watering holes, you are never far from home.

In 17 minutes you can be downtown and take a carriage ride, shop the famous covered outdoor market (3-4 blocks worth !), and try the famous cuisine that helped make Charleston Conde Nast 'Traveler' magazine's No 1 city to visit IN THE WORLD !

You can eat out or stay in; the kitchen is well equipped with everything you need to cook meals at home.

Restaurants to fit every taste and style are at your fingertips, ranging from the elegant Blu at the Tides overlooking the Atlantic (tapas along with unusual variety of entrees), myriad seafood and crab houses, upscale winebars, restaurant bars with live music, roofbars, Mexican, sushi, Thai—you name it-- all are within a couple of blocks from your nest. You could swing on a rope to the upstairs deck of the popular Snapper Jack's bar/restaurantonly (frequently with live music) that shares the parking lot.

All of this across the street and up a short block from the most happening beach in SC.

Dogs permited on a case-by-case basis, limit of one dog per visit. $75-100 nonrefundable dog fee applicable, depending on length of stay.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    At least one occupant must be 25 years of age....moreless

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome:

    4 Adults - Additional guests limited to children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking in the unit will result in the loss of security deposit...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We limited our condo to one dog only. Non-refundable pet deposit....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 2 queen

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) Two Queen Beds in the extra-large Bedroom,

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    Digital Cable network offers a wide range of music...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Downtown:

    Located right on Center Street Downtown Folly Beach...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Partial ocean view thru front window and balcony...moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    This is included in the $75 cleaning fee....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    1 Reserved Space...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    One parking spot is provided...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    towels, but not beach towels...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Anything that you might need is here...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is equipped with a dish washer, as well as every device conceived for easy living (pots, serving dishes, wine glasses nothing missing) and dishwasher...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Full size...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak/Canoe site seeing expeditions are available on Center St. adjacent to the public boat landing...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Public Tennis Courts located on Folly Beach...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Available on Folly Beach...moreless

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer
May 1 - Sep 13, 2015
4 night min stay
$155
$1,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $143 Nightly

fall
Sep 14 - Oct 11, 2015
3 night min stay
$135
$800

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $114 Nightly

late autumn
Oct 12 - Nov 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$135
$800

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $114 Nightly

winter celebration
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$105
$700

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $100 Nightly

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$105

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • Lock Programming $16 + tax
  • Cleaning $80 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Tax Rate 13.5%

Notes:

If booking less than 3 weeks in advance, contact manager to be considered for reduction in minimum nites.

Pets refer to one dog only and are considered on a case by case basis. We do not permit any breed of dog considered vicious. A complete list can be found through any of the search engines available.

Off season longer term rentals available. Please email me with your requirements for a quote


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
5 Metres
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Dolphin watching tours by motorboat or kayak tour only a couple blocks away at Flipper Finders along with free public kayak launch into Folly River .

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2012

About: We live in downtown Charleston in an historical house (since 2006) and we both spent a decade or more in the Washington DC area before moving to Charleston. Aydin was born in Turkey but came to the US in 1969 for a career as a rocket scientist, and I am a retired lawyer and legal headhunter. We are both thrilled to have discovered the best place on earth for our permanent home, here in the Charelston area, in large part because of the fabulous beach and tidal creek opportunities here at Folly Beach. We enjoy early morning kayaking in the Folly River where dolphins are regularly found at close range and the ocean, as well as walking miles on the beach and floating in the warm water, surf fishing and people watching. In 2012 we just fell in love with our new beach retreat. We had a ball doing virtually a complete floor to ceiling renovation (new Euro-style floors, ceiling fans, complex molding, countertops, sinks, bath fixtures, walk-in closet etc). We loved staying in the apt ourselves and look forward to enjoying it again when it's free, though it was rented from the first day we offered it, so looks like we may have to wait for off-off season ! We welcome you to share our fun at Folly.

Why Other Folly Beach Properties:
There are few places ANYWHERE where you can walk 200 yards to a wide sandy beach with warm water AND be in the middle of the action with walking access to dozens of restaurants, trendy and funky shopping, watering holes and live music, all without getting into a car ! And only a few blocks away the Folly River with its tidal wildlife and dolphin watching opportunities. Best of all the worlds !

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Equal access to beaches, wildlife, shopping, dining/imbibing spots --ON FOOT!! And 15-20 minutes from historic and happening Charleston -- No 1 travel destination world-wide in 2013 (Conde Naste Traveler magazine) !


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • dancing dolphins -- irrational exuberance !!!

    dancing dolphins -- irrational exuberance !!!

  • Open living area with Wall mounted TV is great for partying and/or viewing.

    Open living area with Wall mounted TV is great for partying and/or viewing.

  • Wall mounted TV can be seen from LR, DR or kitchen-- chat is easy too

    Wall mounted TV can be seen from LR, DR or kitchen-- chat is easy too

  • Euro-lounger couch goes KLIK-KLAK to reclinein 3 positions-goes flat to full bed

    Euro-lounger couch goes KLIK-KLAK to reclinein 3 positions-goes flat to full bed

  • Gourmet stocked kitchen with every tool and dish for party time and save $$ too

    Gourmet stocked kitchen with every tool and dish for party time and save $$ too

  • Eclectic art and 2 queen beds create ambiance with space to spare

    Eclectic art and 2 queen beds create ambiance with space to spare

  • View from dining table window --just cross parking lot to put toes in sand

    View from dining table window --just cross parking lot to put toes in sand

  • Gourmet restaurant/wine bar and Sand Bar live music directly across Center St

    Gourmet restaurant/wine bar and Sand Bar live music directly across Center St

  • Sept family gathering

    Sept family gathering

  • sailfishing

    sailfishing

  • heron perched in marsh

    heron perched in marsh

  • Mahi-mahi catch-- one of many that day !

    Mahi-mahi catch-- one of many that day !

  • Classic Folly Pavilion Pier is only a  short block away-- this is your beach !

    Classic Folly Pavilion Pier is only a short block away-- this is your beach !

  • 2 queens in huge BR for maximum comfort with space to spare

    2 queens in huge BR for maximum comfort with space to spare

  • Nautical and European themes inside, but pure American beach fun just outside

    Nautical and European themes inside, but pure American beach fun just outside

  • dolphin group: mama, auntie and baby ! (pic taken by owner from kayak)

    dolphin group: mama, auntie and baby ! (pic taken by owner from kayak)

  • Festive new bath has italian tile and colorful accents

    Festive new bath has italian tile and colorful accents

  • view from front end of the building down Center St to the Tides on the beach

    view from front end of the building down Center St to the Tides on the beach

  • Fabulous Taco Boy right across Center St and fun shopping in every direction

    Fabulous Taco Boy right across Center St and fun shopping in every direction

  • surf fishing-- very productive in ALL seasons

    surf fishing-- very productive in ALL seasons

  • dolphin watching trip

    dolphin watching trip

  • eye-to-eye contact on dolphin watching tour !

    eye-to-eye contact on dolphin watching tour !

  • beach nap after kayaking

    beach nap after kayaking

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