Stunning Ocean View 6 BR/6 BA in Litchfield by the Sea Resort

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  • Pets considered:No
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Book now for next year,,book by September 1, receive 2015 prices. Summer rate is $5395 all inclusive,
Fall weekend specials available, call 843 222 7066.
Christmas and Thanksgiving weeks available , flexible dates. $2995

Our home , Carolina Dreamin' is a fully equipped ocean VIEW home that is beautifully furnished, located in Litchfield By The Sea [ also known as LBTS and Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort ]
Our ocean VIEW home is a 2 1/2 minute walk to the beach and a thirty second walk to the pool.
Our home has six bedrooms, six full baths and has all the modern amenities to make your vacation fun and comfortable .
It is in 'The Rookery' section at Litchfield By The Sea [Gated and Private ] in Litchfield Beach/Pawleys Island SC The address is 45 Rookery Trail PI SC 29585, so you can Goggle Map it's exact location.
"LBTS" is the PREMIER private resort in the greater Litchfield Beach/Pawleys Island, SC.
Our shared pool is a 30 second walk from our doorstep , and the beautiful beach and Atlantic is a 2 1/2 minute walk.
Our home features all the creature comforts you need to have a perfect vacation. Carolina Dreamin' has all of the upscale features , you would expect, granite countertops, hardwood floors, California tile floors and has been professionally decorated in a light, airy beach motif. LBTS is a private , gated beach resort which caters to families.

Our home, 'Carolina Dreamin', is in a community that features seaborne breezes and splendid ocean and lake views.[ Not OCEANFRONT] It is approximately 150 yards from the Ocean {or a 2 1/2 minute walk to the beach}. It has rocking chairs on some of it's porches, deck and lounge chairs on its top deck ,The 'Eagles Nest'. We have two hot and cold covered outdoor showers, to rinse off coming from the beach.
Our resort community offers 7 free lighted tennis courts , a swimming pool [30 seconds walk], jogging and bike paths, and great fishing and crabbing. A major grocery store and a number of terrific restaurants are less than a half mile away. In the resort there is Starbucks as well as a great fully equiped Day Spa [ called STOX ].

You are a short walk away to the Health and Fitness Center, The Spa [ fees ] , Starbucks and Webster'sTavern/Restaurant . The walk to the beach is 2 1/2 minutes.
Our home is a NON-smoking home, and, unfortunately, pets are NOT allowed because of severe allergies of the owners. This is extremely important to us , thank you !! Our community is a family-oriented one, that has as its major attraction, a wonderful, warm, wide, 8 mile long, beach, as well as the ambiance of the greater Pawleys Island area and its great restaurants and quaint shops.

You are 25 minutes away from Myrtle Beach and all that MB has to offer. There are 8 terrific, golf courses within 5 miles of our home. Murrells Inlet, 5 miles to the north, is the the Seafood Capital of SC and offers Deep Sea Fishing, parasailing jet ski rentals and over 40 great restaurants. Georgetown, 14 miles south, is the 3rd oldest city in SC and is steeped in Confederate history. Ther are great restaurant and many historic things to see in Georgetown.
Charleston , 'THE JEWEL CITY Of THE SOUTH', is 65 miles to the south.

There are four adult beach cruisers[bikes] which you can use for riding on the beach as well as two bikes for children. There are some fishing rods, boogie boards and sand toys for the children as well. There are four beach chairs and an umbrella as well.
The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need from a coffee bean grinder to a blender, three microwaves, two dishwashers, washer/dryer and two refrigerators. There are three pac-n-plays, safety rails ,a high chair,and a booster seat. If more baby 'stuff' is needed the owners will likely be able to round some up.There is a large gas grill and a shrimp/crab/lobster steamer. There is covered parking for two cars and additional parking for 3 more vehicles. Please do not park on the lawn , sprinkler heads are expensive to replace, thanks.
For entertainment there is a Panasonic 50' HD Television system, and six additional TVS,
There are Flat sceen TVs with six DVD players in all bedrooms. There is also a extensive Movie and CD library.There is also a PS2 in the Kids room.

Carolina Dreamin', is part of the oldest Seaside Resort Town {Greator PAWLEYS ISLAND} in America , founded in 1792. Our home is a great home for family, and friends, reunions [ we had a number of 50th anniversry celebrations last year ] . offsite meetings and get-togethers, in any season.
Our beach home is conveniently located 18 miles from Myrtle Beach and 65 miles from Charleston. There are 120 golf courses within 20 miles.There are many many fine restaurants and grocery stores nearby. We will gladly help with recomendations and suggestions.

Linens, bath towels ,made-up beds, and departure maid service are included in weekly rentals
Weekend rentals are available in the off season, three night minimum.
There is a required, refundable $500 security/damage deposit required for all rentals.

BED CONFIGURATION: Level 1: 4 bedrooms, all have their own separate full bathroom. Three bedrooms have a queen-sized bed and the fourth bedroom has a set of twin beds.

Level 2: 1 king bed with its own private bath and jacuzzi tub. There is also a queen pullout sofa-bed in the Great Room, and an additional full bath, on this level.

Level 3: The 6th bedroom ,also known as the 'Captain's Quarters', or the 'kids room', has 2 bunk beds with double mattresses on the bottom and twins on the top. This bedroom also has its own stereo 42' TV, & DVD , and a PS 2.

The major attractions are the wide, white sandy beaches - among the best in the world and the southern ambience of this laid back beach community.
The ocean temperature is normally in the 70's from the end of April until the middle of October, reaching the mid 80's in the summer.

Great beaches , great golf, a great fully equiped home , great restaurants , to spend quality relaxing time with your family, this is what we offer.
Most of our guests are repeat clients many of whom have become our friends.
Our home is a fractional ownership home , that was built by Eileen and Bill Grubb , who still own the majority share of the home and use the house with their children and grandchildren.
Again we remind everyone that we rent in the Summertime on a Sunday to Sunday basis , check in is 4PM and check out is 10 AM sharp [ no exceptions ] . You may be able to leave your 'stuff in the garage , under the house , after 1 pm to go to the beach and use the pool . There are showers and bathrooms there, at the pool where you may change. We are sure you can appreciate that we need this amount of time to thoroughly clean and prepare our home for you and the guests that will follow you. Thanks !
Payment : 50% due upon agreeing to rent , the balance is due 30 days prior to your arrival along with your separate security check of $500 , which will not be cashed and returned to you after you depart and we inspect our home. Personal checks are fine, thanks.
No reservation is confirmed until we receive your first check.
All beds are covered with mattress covers and blankets are in the closets.
For those of you with small children with who have or have not been potty trained we urge you to bring your own plastic mattress covers to prevent bed wetting and urine going through to the mattresses. Mattresses are very difficult to clean and expensive to replace, thank you.
Call or email with any questions you may have. My cell phone is 843 222 7066 and my email is , thank you for considering us.
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Property Type

  • House
  • 3400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 16-18

  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • Bedroom 5


  • Bedroom 6


  • Convertible bed(s): 1 king, 3 queen, 2 twin/ single, 3 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon, 2 bunk bed

    Bunks are double on the bottom, twin on the top, pak-n-plays...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 3 queen, 2 twin/ single, 3 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon, 2 bunk bed

    Bunks are dbles on bottom &twins on top; cribs are pak-n-pla...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (2) In the top bedroom as part of the two bunks see below, Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (2) There are two Pak-n-Plays, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (2) There are two bunk beds in the top bedroom with standard size twin mattresses on the top and standard full mattresses on the bottom....moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Wireless Broadband, 50' HD TV, 7 CD/DVD Players, Microwaves [3], Dishwashers[2], Refrigerator [3], Kitchen sinks [2] Wine/beverage refrigerator, Blenders, Coffee Bean Grinder,two coffee makers, Cuisinart, etc, and all Cooking Utensils are there for your gourmet cooking needs, Linens and Bath Towels are provided [bring your own beach towels], Garage area, Propane Stainless Gas Grill(BBQ), Shrimp and Crab Steamer, Rockers, Beach Chairs[4], Umbrella, Outdoor Hot & Cold Showers [2], Internet access is via wireless turbo broadband, ,please bring your cell phones , if you need a cell phone and do not have your own , we will provide one with sufficent notice 3 Pak-n-plays, high chair ,booster seats,bikes and beach toys...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Extensive cd collection for you to use and enjoy....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable with HD sevice....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    (7) There is a 50' flat sceen in the living room , a 42' flat sceen on the wall in the MBR , there is a 32 ' flat sceen in the 2nd MBR. All the rest of the beedrooms have 19' flat sceens witn DVD players in all rooms....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    PS 2...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Extensive dvd collection for you to use and enjoy....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    Turbo high speed internet access...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Turbo high speed internet wireless ' N ' Belkin Router...moreless


  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils:

    This is a fully equiped kitchen , with just about every item you would need...moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Jetted Tub:

    In both the MBRS there are jetted tubs in the bathrooms....moreless



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May 29 - Aug 14, 2016
7 night min stay

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7 night min stay


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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included


Check in is 4 PM and check out is 10AM SHARP ,sorry no exceptions.

You can arrive at the resort earlier in the day and use the beach and pool. There is a bathroom and changing facilities at the pool 30 seconds away.

There is parking for 5 normal size autos , please do not park on the lawn and break the sprinkler heads , thanks !

Parking/guest passes will be at the security gate when you arrive

Payment is by check, made out to Bill Grubb. Full payment is required 30 days in prior to check in.

50% of the total rental is due by January 1 to secure confirmation.

Seeing that many of our guests book 12 months in advance we only require a $500 deposit to confirm your reservation.

We require a separate $300 security deposit check to be sent with the final payment. This check is not cashed.

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18 Miles
Nearest Airport
Myrtle Beach Airport MYR
600 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Websters tavern
800 Metres
Nearest Golf
The Tradition
300 Metres
Nearest Motorway
Ocean Highway Route 17
600 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
120 Metres
Nearest Beach
Litchfield By The Sea

Car: Recommended

Eight great golf courses within five miles ,Jogging and bicycle paths , Fine Dining, Great Shopping, Parasailing .Charter Fishing , Jet Skiing, Historic Confederate sites Crabbing and Clamming Oystering [in season] Charleston 80 minutes away , Myrtle beach 25 minutes away.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We retired to Pawleys Island after living in Saratoga California for 25 years. The major reasons why we live here are the wonderful warm, safe ocean and beach , the southern ambience, and the availability of so many fine restaurants and fun places for families and children. We also like having an easy drive to Charleston and being only 25 minutes away to Myrtle Beach and the MB airport. We very much wanted a community that was friendly , intellectually stimulating, has easy access to cultural events and airports . We like not having the traffic jams we had in California and the greater New York area. We have found our little piece of heaven! We lived most of our adult lives in Northern California. We were born , raised , and educated in New York City. We also lived for seven wonderful years in rural Maryland ,in the 1970s. We love the outdoors , activley use the ocean and inlet for crabbing , fishing , shrimping and fishing and long wonderful walks and bike rides. We travel extensively, and spend a great deal of our time on the west coast where our children and 13 grandchildren reside. We love meeting our guests and assisting them in making their vacation as enjoyable as possible. We were in the technology and legal businesses in our prior lives and still have many friends who come and visit us from California. We have 4 grown children, and 13 grandchildren , who spend a great deal of time with us every summer. We try to meet every guest to find out how we can make your vacation experience the very best. Most of our guests have been renting with us for years.

Why the Owner Chose Litchfield Beach:
We have owned property in Litchfield by the Sea for over 22 years .When we decided to retire, we researched all of the USA and decided that the Litchfield / Pawleys Island area is where we wanted to be. We wanted to be as close to a warm Beach / Ocean as possible [ Carolina Dreamin'is a 2 1/2 minute walk or about 150 yards away ] have access to our pool [ 30 seconds away ], have access to, and be within walking distance to free lighted tennis courts .We wanted our home to be in a safe, friendly, family envirement . Golf is very important to the people who vacation here. We are within 5 minutes of seven great golf courses which is great for our friends , family and guests.There are over 100 more courses within 30 minutes of our home. Thus we purchased the land, designed a home to accomadate all of our the grandkids [then 4 now 13 ] , choose a quality builder and then added all the amenities that we and our family would like to have. We needed plenty of bedrooms [6 ] and as many full baths as possible [6 ]. We built our beach home 14 years ago and are as proud and happy with it today as we were when we built it. Our home has ' good bones ' and many happy memories. After 18 years we are more ever happy with our decision to live here . We have invited former guests to be co-owners .Now we have two great families that co-own our home with us.They have been co-owners for 10 and 5 years respectively.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our home is very tastefully decorated, has all of the things needed to make a vacation hassle free, in a very family oriented community. Though you are close to everything, you never feel crowded. The people who have rented our home in the past we consider to be caring , classy people who have taken care of our home as if it were their own. We have become friends with a number of them. Most of our guests have been coming the same week for a number of years. We have made our home a fractional ownership property. If you stay with us, enjoy your stay and would like to discuss the possibility of becoming an owner, we would welcome it. Most of our guests have rented for multiple years , thus there is a lack of availabilty of prime summer dates. We suggest you book as early as possible to reseve the week you want. The months of September , October and May are delightful here, the beaches are empty, the ocean is warm and the fish are biting. The golf courses are fun and beckoning . The winters are mild and pleasant. This past year has been cold but we had fourteen or more days in the 70's in other years . Riding bikes on the beach , at low tide, is one of the great joys of our strand and we provide the bikes to do just that. Charleston , Brookgreen Gardens , Murrels Inlet , historic Georgetown and of course the Grand Strand are all part of our greater cultural envirement.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Our Beach Home Carolina Dreamin'

    Our Beach Home Carolina Dreamin'

  • Great Room and Wet Bar Photo # 2

    Great Room and Wet Bar Photo # 2

  • Our Great Room Photo # 1

    Our Great Room Photo # 1

  • The master bedroom with King size bed, the private bath has a jacuzzi tub

    The master bedroom with King size bed, the private bath has a jacuzzi tub

  • The "Charleston" Room, Bedroom # 3 with its own private bath,Queen bed

    The "Charleston" Room, Bedroom # 3 with its own private bath,Queen bed

  • Building a sand Alligator on Family Picture Day Litchfield Beach

    Building a sand Alligator on Family Picture Day Litchfield Beach

  • Celebrating July 4 2011 with our Seattle grandchildren

    Celebrating July 4 2011 with our Seattle grandchildren

  • July 4th 2012 flashlight tag on the beach

    July 4th 2012 flashlight tag on the beach

  • The renovated Rookery pool

    The renovated Rookery pool

  • " Burying Bridget "

    " Burying Bridget "

  • The Rookery Pool as the sun sets on the lake. A 60  sec walk
30seconds from our

    The Rookery Pool as the sun sets on the lake. A 60 sec walk 30seconds from our

  • The Atlantic Ocean, The beach and  clubhouse.2 1/2  Minute walk   away

    The Atlantic Ocean, The beach and clubhouse.2 1/2 Minute walk away

  • Our Kitchen and dining area

    Our Kitchen and dining area

  • The 2nd master, Queen bed The Napa Room , with private bath and jacuzzi tub

    The 2nd master, Queen bed The Napa Room , with private bath and jacuzzi tub

  • The Savannah Room, Bedroom #4 with it's own private bath,Queen bed

    The Savannah Room, Bedroom #4 with it's own private bath,Queen bed

  • Eileen & Bill Grubb/ Co-Owners

    Eileen & Bill Grubb/ Co-Owners

  • Six of seven of our grandaughters looking north , July 2012

    Six of seven of our grandaughters looking north , July 2012

  • The entrance to Litchfield By The Sea

    The entrance to Litchfield By The Sea

  • View from the Master Bedroom Porch

    View from the Master Bedroom Porch

  • Bill and Eileen in the poolwiththeir grandkids

    Bill and Eileen in the poolwiththeir grandkids

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