Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Direct Oceanfront & Golf / High-Rated 2 BR/ Well-Maintained

You sent a message to this owner.

Oceanfront MOONRISE view - from LR, MBR, DR; end unit, top floor, sunny & quiet.

Calendar

Last updated: 03/20/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

North Hampton Villas condo description

**Please read our 'TRAVELER REVIEWS', below; and also, kindly read **'GUESTBOOK COMMENTS FROM THE OWNER'** (below 'OWNER INFO', and above 'PHOTOS' - 41 much-appreciated comments, copied and pasted from unsolicited emails we have received from our guests over the years, after their stays at our home.) We do our very best to ensure that your precious vacation time is totally enjoyable....

Our villa was totally renovated in 2006, refurbished in 2011, and we have consistently maintained our home to the max. And, because a clean home means a lot to our guests and to us, we are blessed to have a WONDERFUL resident-Fripp Island friend, Lori, who owns the most respected housekeeping and pet-sitting company in the area. Lori keeps our home 'sparkling', and is also a wonderful on-island asset in the very rare times that we are not able to assist our guests, as quickly as Lori can : )

Our home is DIRECT Oceanfront, facing east (from LR/DR/Kitchen/MBR), with the Ocean Point Golf Course on the opposite side (facing direct-west). Our villa is situated at the much quieter, very sunniest end of the island, with its own pool and new elevator (2014). This area of Fripp is perfect for lovers of oceanfront golf, as well as those who are enthralled with the ever-changing ocean. Our home is direct-east-facing oceanfront and a beautiful 2-min. walk from our villa to our Ocean Point beach access, which many Fripp Islanders (including several staff of the Fripp Club Resort) think is the MOST beautiful of Fripp's many beach accesses. Wi-Fi, Roku, Blu-Ray, 37' flatscreen LCD TV, down-filled chaise sofa and Lazy Boy recliner will add to your comforts.

If you and your family wish to enjoy a carefree vacation on a low-key, island wildlife preserve, where you can watch the dolphins play and the pelicans soar, directly in front of your third-floor balcony and master bedroom window, Fripp is YOUR island. My husband and I will never forget the humorous laugh we received, at our very first visit to Fripp, when we first mentioned with astonishment to the homeowner from whom we rented....'We just saw SO many deer, and they aren't afraid of people!' Fripp Island is truly a unique, non-commercial version of Disney World for Grown-Ups and Children.

Fripp is a private, gated island, 1½ hours from Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA. Also, 15 minutes from Fripp, is the historical town of Beaufort, a picturesque town which is rated as one of the top 10 places to retire by Kiplinger's magazine. Designated as 'Happiest Beach Town' in 2013, by Coastal Living magazine. Be sure to visit Beaufort's many riverfront (intracoastal waterway) restaurants, antique stores, and excellent historical tours.

This unique island offers a pristine 3½ mile beach, which is wide, very gradually sloping, with gentle Atlantic waters. Our North Hampton condo complex has its own pool, and an elevator to ALL floors (wheeled cart in our closet makes it super easy to transport belongings to or from car/villa - most all homes and other condo buildings have at least 1 flight of stairs, even if the building has an elevator.) We are handicapped accessible, (with limitations). Also, ease of entry/exit via the elevator is a blessing for those of us over age 50)! Guests may also enjoy additional oceanfront pools, to include another pool close to our building - Ocean Point pool - right next to our beach access, or the mid-island Beach Club, and the south-end Cabana Club, with a heated pool / hot tub/ kiddie pool / and lagoon pool with waterfalls and mist cave.

Other highlights include 2 championship golf courses (Ocean Point, just steps from your door); miles of nature-filled bike trails; tennis; rentals of boats, kayaks, golf carts, mopeds, waverunners, and backwater skiffs; fishing and crabbing; dolphin cruises; ocean seining; Family Night with the Naturalist...OR, just relax in your beach lounger with a great book, and an endless ocean view! Fripp has everything you need for a safe, fun-filled, family holiday AWAY from congestion, commercialism, and the modern frenzied lifestyle.

Our weekly rates include 2 weeklong amenity cards (see explanation under rates). If weeklong cards are not included by the homeowner, it would be an addt'l $35-$50 per person/per week. Additional 3-day, week-long, or monthly amenity cards may be purchased by our guests. Monthly rates include 2 month-long amenity cards, which would be an additional $126-$140 per person, if not provided in rate. Paypal is available to you, w/ a nominal $10 convenience fee per transaction (PayPal charges us more than $20), should you prefer to use credit card.

Keywords: Condominium Villa

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • Details:

    Elevator : Elevator goes to ALL floors. (Our villa is on the top/3rd floor - VERY quiet and light-filled : )...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    As parents and grandparents ourselves, we wish to advise other parents who have young children: Our villa has a balcony and MBR window seat. PLEASE bear this in mind, if you have precious young children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We LOVE pets - dogs, cats and birds - but in the interest of our guests with allergies, we are obliged not to allow pets....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    MBR overlooks Atlantic, direct east sun/moonrises...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Overlooks Ocean Point Golf Course, sunny/westerly...moreless

  • MBR - One Comfortable Queen-Size Bed, with beautiful Ocean View; windows on 2 sides, sunny and cheerful. 2nd BR - Two Comfortable Twin/Single Beds; windows on 2 sides, overlooking Golf Course; sunny and cheerful, also. Bedrooms on opposite sides of condo. 2nd Bedroom Suite (with its own bathroom) is separated by a regular door, as well as a solid pocket door, for complete privacy....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • NEW EVERYTHING: Kitchen, Bathrooms, LR/DR Bruce Hardwood Flooring, Bathroom & Kitchen Ceramic Tile, Carpeting in both bedrooms replaced in 2011 w/ antimcrobial 'green' padding, New Furniture 2006 & 2011, Andersen Triple Slider, Ceilings and Walls freshly painted. Phone w/ Answering Machine. 2 Cable TVs w/ new 37' flatscreen LCD in LR, Fully-equipped Kitchen with Microwave, Frig. w/ Icemaker, Cooking Utensils, New Bed Linens 2011, Beach Towels, 8 Beach Chairs - higher seating & lower/reclining, Hairdryer, Pool with outside shower, East/South/West facing SUN-FILLED End-Unit VILLA, Sun (& Moon!) rises in front (east) - LR & MBR, around side (south) windows of both bedrooms & bathrooms, sets in back (west), 2nd BR. HIGH SPEED INTERNET WITH WIRELESS DSL. Sorry, but pets are not permitted, due to allergies of our guests....moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    Easy listening, classical and Frank Sinatra. Also, an I-Phone Dock, for listening to your favorite music....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    38' Vizio Flatscreen with DVD and Blu-Ray capability. ROKU. Also, an I-Phone Dock, for listening to your favorite music....moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    17 miles from Fripp, is town of Beaufort, beautiful Intra-Coastal, historic town, designated to win national contest by 'Coastal Living' magazine, 'HAPPIEST SEASIDE TOWN IN AMERICA', June 2013 issue....moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    Ocean Point: A true seaside course; dramatic views of Ocean or Inlet on 10 of 18 holes; backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean; Golf Digest 4-STAR rated. (A 2nd course: Ocean Creek, is center-island.)...moreless

  • Golf Course View:

    West side, 2nd bedroom, overlooks the Ocean Point Golf Course. Sun-filled bedroom, with a beautiful view....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Ocean view from every room, except for 2nd BR and bathroom, (which overlooks Ocean Point Golf Course.)...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    DIRECT OCEANFRONT - not beachfront. WILD AND EVER-CHANGING TIDES AND MARINE WILDLIFE. ***Our location on Fripp Map: http://www.frippislandresort.com/getting-here-map/ *...moreless

  • Resort:

    Please Google: Fripp Island SC Resort...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Also has the beautiful Ocean View....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    New, and well-maintained with a yearly contract....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New, 2012....moreless

  • Elevator:

    Elevator goes to ALL floors. (Our villa is on the top/3rd floor - VERY quiet and light-filled : )...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wireless - Surf the internet from the Balcony, while overlooking the Ocean....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Spectacular Atlantic Ocean and Fripp Inlet Views; plush sofa with chaise; comfortable recliner. ...moreless

  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    You may bring your own golf cart ($50 Registration Fee with the Fripp Security Staff), and park the golf cart trailer in the large parking lot....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Unlimited local calls, outgoing. Unlimited incoming calls, local and otherwise....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New, 2013....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Surf the internet while on the everchanging OCEANFRONT: balcony, living room, master bedroom, dining room, kitchen (even the master bathroom)....moreless

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    4-slice, professional brand....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    AMAZING VIEW - night and day - sunrise and sunset. DIRECT EAST, and you have to see it to believe the beauty of the sunrises and sunsets....moreless

  • Golf:

    Ocean Point Course. Boldly renovated to take advantage of sweeping vistas throughout the course. It now boasts dramatic views of the Ocean or Inlet on 10 of the 18 holes; directly next to villa;4-Star...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    The pool in front of our building is only for use by North Hampton residents and guests, and does not require an amenity card. Another nearby pool (Ocean Point, which requires card) has an adjacent playground, also....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 5
from 8 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring, 2015
Apr 1 - May 22, 2015
3 night min stay
$193
$1,350
Summer, 2015
May 23 - Sep 12, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,450

Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall, 2015
Sep 13 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$193
$1,350

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Each (optional) PayPal $10
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Summer rate is Sat. to Sat., a full week, and includes (2) week-long amenity cards (value of $100.00/$50 per card). Amenity cards are included in weekly and monthly rates. [Kindly add $35 (off-season), or $50 (summer), per person, for stays less than full week, or month.] *AMENITY CARDS required for guests to enjoy Fripp venues (except beach and our pool), for guests aged 13 & above.

*(Summer rate is Sat. to Sat., a full week, minimum.) One-half of total rate, within a week of your confirmation; balance, 1 month prior to your stay. Check or PayPal. Thank you.

**Housekeeping fee & 2 week-long (or monthly) amenity cards, included in the total weekly (or monthly) rate. Please see "Notes" below re: amenity cards.

***Please add $85 housekeeping fee, for stays of 3 nights.


Please wait... Travel with confidence

Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 03/20/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Savannah, GA & Charleston, SC
0.01 Miles
Nearest Golf
Ocean Point Golf Course - 50 ft. from our villa
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-95

Car: Necessary

INCREDIBLE Beach, (2) 4-Star-Rated Golf Courses, Biking (bike paths ALL AROUND the island), Boat Rentals, Fishing, Crabbing, Sunset and Nature Cruises, Restaurants, and LOTS of undisturbed Nature. Oceanfront Villa provides feeling of being on a cruise ship, only you can 'disembark' and walk to ocean/beach/golf course.

Fripp Island is an official Nature Preserve - currently applying for designation as a Wildlife Sanctuary by the National Wildlife Federation - where deer roam freely. Sea turtles come ashore - very protected by authorities - between May and July, to make their nests.

Historical Tours, Museums, Restaurants on the Intracoastal Waterway, in beautiful Beaufort, which is the last town you go through on your way to Fripp; Fripp is 17 miles from Beaufort.

2 Week-Long Amenity Cards included in week-long rate. (Additional Amenity Cards can be purchased - $50 per person, 13 years and older, during Summer Season / $35 per person during other 3 seasons - for all activities on the island (restaurants, pools, etc.)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Ocean lovers who very much enjoy the peace and quiet of unique Fripp Island, and its total absence of commercialism and congestion. Having lived worldwide (like our famous resident-author, Pat Conroy - PRINCE OF TIDES, BEACH MUSIC, THE GREAT SANTINI, SOUTH OF BROAD) - I have never experienced any oceanfront location such as Pristine, Unique Fripp Island.

Why the Owner Chose North Hampton Villas:
The road to Fripp Island, from beautiful and quaint Beaufort, is a gem in itself. It is the opposite of the road leading to Hilton Head or Myrtle Beach. The stress leaves you, as you approach the pristine paradise of Fripp Island. The 17 miles from Beaufort to Fripp becomes more and more untouched by civilization - incredibly pristine intracoastal waterways, marshes, ocean...all the way to the last bridge to gated Fripp Island. Fripp is the EASTERN-MOST OF ALL THE SC SEA ISLANDS, and believe me, you will get that feeling that you have definitely reached 'Heavenly Lands End'. Please Google MAP OF FRIPP ISLAND RESORT. We are located on the tip, far right, above the 8 white cottages. You will see the pool between our building and the ocean seawall. Interesting Note: The Atlantic Ocean's Continental Slope drops off the far side of the 'sand bar', which you see everyday at the villa, from all the east-facing windows, slider, balcony and MBR. This is the Real Atlantic Ocean. Please Google 'Fripp Island Resort Map', scroll right to the tip where our villa is, scroll further right - until you see the 'sand bar', and you will see the precipitous drop of the Continental Slope, to the right of the 'sandbars'.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
When you open the door to our villa, all you see is Blue Atlantic Ocean...dolphins, tides ebbing and flowing, watercraft, people fishing off the seawall. This is the wild and ever-changing ocean, not a beach. The ocean is so close, you feel as if you are on a cruise ship. It is amazing to fall asleep to, and wake up to, the soothing sound of the waves crashing against the seawall, especially during inclement weather.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loading...
1 of 49
 

Photos

  • Oceanfront MOONRISE view - from LR, MBR, DR; end unit, top floor, sunny & quiet.

    Oceanfront MOONRISE view - from LR, MBR, DR; end unit, top floor, sunny & quiet.

  • MBR - Lift your head from pillow, to enjoy prior photo, & following photo views.

    MBR - Lift your head from pillow, to enjoy prior photo, & following photo views.

  • Sunrise, a few minutes later; same view from balcony, living, dining & kitchen.

    Sunrise, a few minutes later; same view from balcony, living, dining & kitchen.

  • Daily Dolphins :-), also enjoyed from balcony, living & dining, & master bedroom

    Daily Dolphins :-), also enjoyed from balcony, living & dining, & master bedroom

  • Stormy-Day view. Waves often crash vs. seawall, beautiful to watch & to listen.

    Stormy-Day view. Waves often crash vs. seawall, beautiful to watch & to listen.

  • Our Ocean Point beach access; Fripp's northern tip; 2 min. walk from villa.

    Our Ocean Point beach access; Fripp's northern tip; 2 min. walk from villa.

  • Ocean Point beach access, facing south at sunset; beach increasingly widens.

    Ocean Point beach access, facing south at sunset; beach increasingly widens.

  • Sunny 2nd bedroom faces west, overlooking Ocean Point Golf Course & Restaurant

    Sunny 2nd bedroom faces west, overlooking Ocean Point Golf Course & Restaurant

  • Dining area; new, clean well-equipped kitchen; both, also w/ direct ocean view

    Dining area; new, clean well-equipped kitchen; both, also w/ direct ocean view

  • Many addt'l pools: Cabana Club - 4 pools, baby to adult. (Our pool, private)

    Many addt'l pools: Cabana Club - 4 pools, baby to adult. (Our pool, private)

  • MBR - Everchanging, direct Oceanfront; even from ensuite bath. Waves vs. seawall

    MBR - Everchanging, direct Oceanfront; even from ensuite bath. Waves vs. seawall

  • First glow of sunrise, from master bedroom. Breathtaking, each and every day.

    First glow of sunrise, from master bedroom. Breathtaking, each and every day.

  • Additional east-facing view - from balcony, living, dining, kitchen & master bed

    Additional east-facing view - from balcony, living, dining, kitchen & master bed

  • Magical Rainbow - from balcony, master bedroom, living, dining & kitchen.

    Magical Rainbow - from balcony, master bedroom, living, dining & kitchen.

  • Villa's daily, ocean sandbar. Continental slope far side; frequent shrimp boats.

    Villa's daily, ocean sandbar. Continental slope far side; frequent shrimp boats.

  • Another Ocean Point beach access, nearing sunset.

    Another Ocean Point beach access, nearing sunset.

  • Down-filled sofa/chaise, recliner, to enjoy views; wood flooring; super clean.

    Down-filled sofa/chaise, recliner, to enjoy views; wood flooring; super clean.

  • Ocean Point Golf Course & Grill, from 2nd bedroom; bright & beautiful, twin beds

    Ocean Point Golf Course & Grill, from 2nd bedroom; bright & beautiful, twin beds

  • Championship Fripp Island Golf Courses: Ocean Point Course, directly behind us.

    Championship Fripp Island Golf Courses: Ocean Point Course, directly behind us.

  • Our villa is located top/left. Quietest, direct oceanfront, sunny & open.

    Our villa is located top/left. Quietest, direct oceanfront, sunny & open.

VRBO #65602

There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 16, 2015

$193 - $207 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Get an instant quote
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Condo
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few days
  • Response rate: 40%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/20/2015
Email owner

+1 860-463-2921

Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

advertisement

Share this property via Email

Direct Oceanfront & Golf / High-Rated 2 BR/ Well-Maintained

North Hampton Villas #65602

2 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 4

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.