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Superb oceanfront home located in a unique family setting. Completely renovated in the Spring of 2011 and fully appointed, our home was built to foster family reunions, accommodate multiple families or golf groups while preserving privacy. Accommodations: 3 large bedrooms upstairs with 3 king beds all with their own master bathroom.All of the bathrooms were recently renovated with marble flooring, new vanities etc.. a 'Sea Escape' kids room with 2 sets of bunk beds and a 5th bedroom with a queen bed and a bathroom are downstairs.
Large open floor plan with kitchen and family room and sitting area. Kitchen has been completely updated- granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, plenty of cabinets. Kitchen table seats 10. Family room area has brand new (2013) 60' HD TV with Directv and wireless access. Plenty of seating in this area and adjoining sitting area. Rooms have beautiful views of the ocean.
Also downstairs is a brand new (2013) Brunswick Pool Table, spare refrigerator and a large flat panel TV with Direct TV and hook up ready for Wii and Xbox. The kids can have a blast while you sit on the screened porch or large deck and stargaze while you review each hole of golf you played earlier, or take in the spectacular ocean views! Sit on the deck or screened porch and catch the sunrise, numerous dolphins at play in the morning or watch at night for the beautiful stars while you listen to the ocean waves crash against the beach and rocks. The back deck has two large picnic tables- enough seating for 20 people! Our deck and small Tiki Hut ocean side are perfect for sunbathing, watching shrimpers, and beach strollers by day and stars by night.
House is located at 456 Tarpon Blvd.
Fripp Island is 3 1/2 miles long ensuring that all amenities are close. Paved bicycle, skating or jogging trails traverse the island. Wildlife is abundant. Deer, raccoons, herons, egrets, ospreys and alligators are common sights. Loggerhead turtles lay many nests on Fripp each year. Nature centers on Fripp and nearby Hunting Island provide hours of enjoyable activities on the beaches, in the forests or marshes. Once you arrive, park the car and rent a golf cart for island transportation.
There are two golf courses located on Fripp. Ocean Creek Golf Course designed by 1997 PGA Champion Davis Love, III (par 71, 6629 yard) has won design honors from GOLF MAGAZINE and THE GOLFER. Ocean Point Golf Links designed by George W.Cobb (par 71, 6556 yard) is a links-style course where the land meets the sea. South Carolina National Golf Club on nearby Cat Island can also be accessed by our guests.
There is Camp Fripp for the kids to get away from the parents for a couple of hours during the day for them to take in other activities, meet other kids, and give Mom and Dad a chance to relax. What a relief for them!
Hollywood has discovered Fripp Island to be fascinating as well. The Ocean Creek and Tidal Marsh areas of Fripp were used as film sets for both Forest Gump and Disney's The Jungle Book!
Jacques Cousteau said that 'Fripp Island is framed by some of the the world's most fertile and pristine salt marshes.'
Grill (BBQ), Guest Passes to All Club Facilities including Golf Courses, Pro Shops, Tennis Club with Eight Fast Dry and Two Hard Courts, Beach Club, Seven Pools, Snack and Gift Shops, Deep-water Marina, Golf Cart, Jet Ski, Boat and Bicycle Rentals at an additional cost and Fripp Island Amenity Card is required (they may be purchased through the owner prior to check in date), Pets NOT allowed at the house, NO Smoking indoors, on the Outside Deck, smoke to your heart's content!...moreless
Late Winter- Spring Jan 3 - May 22, 2015 3 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Summer May 23 - Sep 11, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Fall - Early Winter Sep 12 - Dec 31, 2015 3 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
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Fishing (surf, bottom or deep sea), Small Grocery Store, Rock Climbing Wall, Playgrounds, 'Kids Night Out, ' Teen Activities, Crabbing, Bingo, Hunting Island State Park, Historic Beaufort (a must for civil war buffs) and Parris Island are nearby, a nearby Shrimp Boat Wharf provides Fresh Shrimp, Fish, and Shellfish, In Season Local Farms sell Fresh Vegetables
Year Purchased: 2002
About: JW Ray Owner I have been going to Fripp for almost a decade now!
Why Private Homes: Love Fripp! Dolphin watching, warm water, 2 world class golf courses on the island, private island, great beach for playing games like football and bocci, relaxed atmosphere, sunrises and sunsets, deer, great birds, military jet fly overs, 90 minutes from charleston...
The Unique Benefits at this House: Dolphin watching, warm water, 2 world class golf courses on the island, private island, great beach for playing games like football and bocci, relaxed atmosphere, sunrises and sunsets, deer, great birds, military jet fly overs, 90 minutes from charleston...