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In the Heart of Beaufort --- Across from the Beaufort River

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View of Beaufort River and our beautiful Waterfront Park from the Woods Bridge.

View of Beaufort River and our beautiful Waterfront Park from the Woods Bridge. Boats moored in the Beaufort River. A summer shower at the beach on Hunting Island State Park (note how secluded!) Shrimp boats docked on St Helena's Island. Have a seat in our garden setting! Frontal view of Magnolia Court Guest Suites. View of the Beaufort River across the street from Magnolia Court. The West Indies Living Room The West Indies Kitchen The custom-tiled shower in the West Indies includes a rain-head & shower wand. The West Indies King bedroom. The Manhattan Living Room. View of the breakfast bar and kitchen from The Manhattan living room. Breakfast bar and kitchen of The Manhattan. The Manhattan twin bedroom includes two twins plus a trundle (hidden) twin. The Manhattan king bedroom. The Manhattan bath includes a marble-topped vanity sink & deep soaker-tub/shower The Tuscan kitchen includes granite counter tops and a breakfast bar. Have a seat in our garden setting! The Tuscan queen bedroom. The Tuscan double bedroom. One block away is Pigeon Point Park with it's hundred year old oak trees. A short walk to the Waterfront Park, overlooking the marina and the Beaufort Bay

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Beaufort townhome description

Located at 1206 Pigeon Point Road in Uptown Beaufort, South Carolina

YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME!

Nestled under the canopy of an old-growth magnolia tree, Magnolia Court provides serene garden setting and quiet respite when you need to get away from it all. Although Magnolia Court is tucked in a quiet residential neighborhood, we're also in the Heart of Beaufort -- just minutes from everything you could want to see or do! Located across the street from a park overlooking the Beaufort River, our front garden provides a welcome outdoor retreat to read, lunch, or just enjoy nature. We are in easy walking distance to the Historic District, shops, and restaurants.

Built of the same tabby construction used by the Spaniards who -- along with the French and English -- tried to colonized these shores, Magnolia Court has the flexibility to meet the needs of large or small groups of travelers. Depending on the size of your group you can rent one suite or the entire 'home,' since they're enclosed under one roof yet each have separate entrances. We normally rent by the week/month, but will rent a MINIMUM of 3 nights when there is availability (as far as one month in advance).

Both the Historic District and Uptown Beaufort -- with antebellum homes, unique shops, and restaurants -- are literally just around the corner. The beautifully renovated Waterfront Park with additional shops and waterfront restaurants are only a five-to-ten-minute walk away. One block to the north of our location is beautiful Pigeon Point Park with hundred year-old oaks, brick pathways, playground equipment, and new landscaping. This is a great afternoon getaway!

A half-mile further down the street is a public boat launch (and we have room on-site to store your boat trailer). Go crabbing, fishing, or just relax and watch the beautiful sunset over the intra-coastal waterway. Beaches --- at The Sands (10 minutes) and Hunting Island State Park (20-minutes) are an easy drive. The historic cities of Charleston and Savannah are approximately an hour north and south, respectively -- making Magnolia Court and Beaufort a great hub from which you can see it all. Parris Island -- the only military installation where both male and female marine recruits are trained -- is only a 10-minute drive and is accessible for tours and graduation ceremonies.

Magnolia Court is fully furnished and is sectioned into one 1-BR apartment and two 2-BR apartments, which may be rented separately or together. Each sleeps between 2 and 6 people. We have beautiful porcelain and/or hardwood floors. Bathrooms have custom-tiled showers and/or soaker-tubs with hair dryers available in each. Washer and dryer, with drying racks are also available.

These full-sized-kitchens have granite counter tops, breakfast bars and all the large and small appliances you will need to cook up a feast. Each kitchen is also stocked with dinnerware, silverware, cookware, and linens. We provide a starter supply of coffee/tea, spices, condiments, paper and detergents.

The living rooms and bedrooms are also equipped with ceiling fans, cordless phones, and televisions with DVDs or VCRs. Beds are available in a range of sizes: from from toddler and extra-long twin, to double, queen, and king-size.

We also provide you with a desk and high-speed internet connections (WiFi), in case you're here on business. And since the weather is usually delightful, we have patio tables and chairs. A picnic table with charcoal grill is also available on-site. Ample off-street parking is also provided, with additional parking for boat, trailers as needed.

Short-term rental rates include bed/bath linens, utilities (heating/air conditioning, cable, WiFi, local phone service). Renters who sign a rental agreement of more than 90 days are exempt from paying the accommodations tax. Special reduced rates are available if you rent multiple suites or for six months or longer. When available, we may rent for a three (3)-night minimum stay. Rental rates are based on season and quoted according to occupancy. Additional charges may apply for additional guests.

Sorry, we do not allow smoking or pets.

Keywords: coastal, historic, quiet, extended stay, Beaufort, Lowcountry, Low Country, Home, Home Away From Home, South Carolina, Convenient, comfortable, clean, relaxing, peaceful

Property Type

  • 800 sq. ft.
  • Townhome
  • 2 story

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Although the Manhattan is a ground floor apartment and has been used by wheelchair guests, it is not truly handicapped accessible. We do, however, have a handicap ramp to the front porch of another property -- our cottage, The Craftsman....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking is allowed in any of the suites. Smokers are asked to smoke on the deck/patio areas and contain their debris. Any violation may result in a substantial fee to have the unit cleaned and items replaced that smell of smoke....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                While we do not allow pets on the premises, there are wonderful pet day-care and boarding facilities in the area that we can refer you to....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Well behaved children are welcome. We ask that they not eat all over the house or in bed....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be at least 21 to rent our property....moreless

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              • Convertible bed(s)

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Bedrooms 4 & 5 (plus a sofa bed) are in The Tuscan Suite....moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

                Bedrooms 4 & 5 (plus the sofa bed) are in The Tuscan Suite....moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 3 twin/ single

                Bedrooms 2 & 3 are located in The Manhattan Suite....moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 king

                Bedroom 2 is located in The Manhattan Suite....moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Bedroom 1 (+ sofabed) is located in The West Indies suite....moreless

              • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2-3) The extra-long twin beds have one roll-out trundle bed which can also be made available., Child Beds (1) Available upon request., Baby Cribs (1) A child's 'Pack-and-play' (playpen/crib) is available with linens upon request. Sleep Sofa available in The West Indies and The Tuscan....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

                THE TUSCAN bath: walk-in shower with rain head & wand...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                THE MANHATTAN bath: deep soaker tub/shower combo. ...moreless

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                THE WEST INDIES bath: custom tiled bath, walk-in shower....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                A full kitchen to rival most at home with granite counter tops and plenty of storage and counter space. Microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, mixers, waffle irons, blenders and other small appliances....moreless

              • Dining:

                In addition to our breakfast bars which seat 2-3 people each, we also have table seating in The Manhattan and The Tuscan....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Stocked with standard supplies until you can get to the grocery to buy your own....moreless

              • Oven:

                Standard size ovens for baking a turkey or birthday cake!...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Pots and Pans, mixers, blenders, standard....moreless

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided:

                kitchen linens, bath towels and bed linens are provided in each unit. If you will be using the sofa beds or ottaman-beds, please let us know so that we can make those linens available as well....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Plenty of parking for RVs or boats and trailers is available on the adjacent lot....moreless

              • Living Room:

                TVs along with DVD players included -- along with magazines, books and games....moreless

              • Parking:

                Off-street parking is provided immediately in front of the building....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Washer and dryer are located in each apartment...moreless

              • Heating:

                Heating and air conditioning provided. ...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Located to the left of the cottage....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Provided....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Air Conditioning

              Other Amenities

                  • While our home suites are beautifully renovated, meticulously clean, and thoughtfully appointed --- the one thing that really sets us apart is our location. We are nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood with a surrounding garden setting that provides a wonderful respite from the rush of modern living. Across the street is a park overlooking the Beaufort River, one block north is the beautiful Pigeon Point Park, and at the end of Pigeon Point Rd is a shaded mini-park overlooking Pigeon Point boat landing. At the same time, we are just around the corner from the Historic District, the Waterfront Park, unique shops, and wonderful restaurants. You can literally walk everywhere in Beaufort from here! And if you want to see more of the local area, it's only an hour's drive to Charleston or Savannah providing a convenient hub for you to see both cities. In addition, we're only a 10-minute drive to Parris Island and a 20-minute drive to the beaches at Hunting Island State Park....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    TVs (most are flat-screen) with DVD players are available in each BR and LR....moreless

                  • Books:

                    A wide selection of books and magazines are available for every interest....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    TVs with DVDs/VCRs are provided in each LR and BR. Cable TV....moreless

                  • Games:

                    A variety of board games and cards are provided....moreless

                  • VCR
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player

                  Communications

                  • Telephone:

                    Cordless phones are located in each living room and bedroom. Local service is free....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    A desk is provided along with secured Wi-Fi connection to the internet....moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        While we do not have a pool on-site, there are two public pools in Beaufort: one indoor and one outdoor....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Each suite has a patio/porch/deck with seating and a small table. A large picnic table with chairs, a charcoal grill, and fire starter are on site for guest use....moreless

                      • Bicycles:

                        Several cruiser bicycles are available on-site on a first-come, first-served basis. In addition, rental bikes are available in town....moreless

                      • Boat:

                        Bring your boat. We have a lot for parking your trailer and there is a beautiful (really!) boat landing at the end of the street!...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Our front courtyard provides a beautiful, shaded garden setting for reading a book, watching the birds or enjoying lunch. ...moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Several vendors in town offer group kayak outings and/or personal paddle board training....moreless

                      • Balcony:

                        Each suite includes a private patio, porch or deck with patio table and chairs....moreless

                      • Golf:

                        Numerous golf courses are available in the area. Ask us for more information....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        A charcoal grill with large picnic table is available....moreless

                      • Tennis:

                        Public tennis courts are just 3 blocks away....moreless

                      Theme

                      • Romantic
                      • Tourist Attractions
                      • Away From It All
                      • Historic

                      Location & View

                          • Water View:

                            We are located across the street from a public park which overlooks the Beaufort River and the Intracoastal Waterway. Take a walk and watch the sailboats and small cruisers go by!...moreless

                          Car

                              • Recommended

                              Activities

                              • Hiking
                              • Golf
                              • Wind-Surfing
                              • Tennis
                              • Cycling
                              • Fishing
                              • Groceries
                              • ATM/Bank
                              • Fitness Center
                              • Medical Services
                              • Massage Therapist
                              • Hospital
                              • Freshwater Fishing
                              • Fly Fishing
                              • Equestrian Events
                              • Surf Fishing
                              • Pier Fishing
                              • Golf Privileges Optional
                              • Sailing
                              • Swimming
                              • Kayaking
                              • Deepsea Fishing
                              • Surfing
                              • Basketball Court
                              • Shopping
                              • Playground
                              • Marina
                              • Library
                              • Beachcombing
                              • Synagogues
                              • Ruins
                              • Live Theater
                              • Cinemas
                              • Museums
                              • Churches
                              • Restaurants
                              • Health/Beauty Spa
                              • Shelling
                              • Sight Seeing
                              • Boating
                              • Antiquing
                              • Horseback Riding
                              • Wildlife Viewing
                              • Outlet Shopping
                              • Eco Tourism
                              • Bird Watching
                              • Walking
                              • Scenic Drives
                              • Paddle Boating

                              Other Activities

                                  • As a coastal community, beach-combing, fishing, and crabbing are naturally big past times. Golfing is also BIG in the Lowcountry of South Carolina -- with many World-Class Courses in the area. We'll provide you with a contact list of public and private courses where you can play. Kayaks and paddle boards are available locally for rent. In addition, there are two skateboard arenas about 15 minutes away and a small local aquarium to view native plants and species. Deep-sea and fresh-water fishing tours can be booked locally. In addition, we have bicycles on site for use on a first-come, first-served basis....moreless
                                   

                                  Reviews

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                                  • Lovely home away from home

                                    Lovely home away from home

                                    • Guest Maureen F (Miami, Fl USA)
                                    • Date of stay 11/16/13
                                    • Review Submitted 03/11/14
                                    Absolutely loved staying here. We stayed in the West Indies and had a perfectly lovely week. Downtown is just a short stroll up the block. Everything is very convenient. Quiet side-street. Very clean and comfortable. Full kitchen with washer & dryer made going home with clean clothes an added plus. I've told my Beaufort in-laws not to hesitate recommending Magnolia Court for any visiting friends and relatives.

                                    Recommended for: Families with teenagers, tourists without a car, age 55+, sightseeing.

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                                  • Perfect!

                                    Perfect!

                                    • Guest The King Family
                                    • Date of stay 10/15/13
                                    • Review Submitted 03/09/14
                                    Our family stayed at The Craftsman in mid-October. It was perfect for our family of 5 adults. The bedrooms were roomy with adequate storage, and the beds were so comfortable. Each bedroom has a television. The living room had ample seating for our group, and the den/dining area was a bonus. The kitchen was well equipped with everything you could possibly need, and we were so pleased with it we prepared all our meals there instead of dining out. Fresh seafood was readily available just a short distance away at Sea Eagle Market, and their staff was very helpful in making our selections. The garden has a grill and comfortable outdoor dining facilities. The location is excellent, with view of the Beaufort River from the front porch. Sunrises are magnificent burning their way through the river mist. Beaufort is a lovely town, and we enjoyed shopping downtown as well as seeing the historical sites. Our only regret is that we did not plan a longer stay!

                                    Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway, people with disabilities.

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                                  • Location, Location, Location and everything else...

                                    Location, Location, Location and everything else...

                                    • Guest Black Turtle (Mountain Home, Arkansas)
                                    • Date of stay 03/03/14
                                    • Review Submitted 03/06/14
                                    Everyone knows that it is all about LOCATION, and Magnolia Court has that...in all caps. We are artists who want to be able to walk downtown to all the art galleries, waterfront park, best of the best local eateries. We are also kayakers who want to get to the water quickly. We can do that within minutes. We also are Harley riders who want to get out of the traffic and on the open road easily. No problem from here! We also come so that we can spend time at Hunting Island. Easy trip from here. When the first few days of our trip is rainy and cold, we also need a pleasant "home away from home" and Magnolia Courts has that, too. If you want more than Brenda has to offer here, then you simply want too much. Enjoy Beaufort from Magnolia Courts and you will enjoy the best the area has to offer.

                                    Recommended for: Romantic getaway, adventure seekers, tourists without a car, age 55+, sightseeing, girls getaway.

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                                  • Delightful Accommodations in Great Location

                                    Delightful Accommodations in Great Location

                                    • Guest Marcia K.
                                    • Date of stay 02/03/14
                                    • Review Submitted 02/09/14
                                    As travel writers we have stayed in literally hundreds of places in the U.S. and around the world. How delightful for us to find this spacious and exquisitely renovated cottage peeking out at the water and marsh, just a short walk from the center of town. Three charming bedrooms, each with its own television, plus a spacious and comfortable living room with a tv of its own. Our host had an antiques business, and has an eye for design and comfort, so each room has eye-catching decor. The kitchen is a dream, with everything you need within easy reach .... corkscrew, colander, toaster, radio and cd player, all right there. A front porch to sit on, a garden for cooking out .... who could ask for anything more. We came for a few days, stayed for a week, and are only leaving because someone else is lucky enough to have booked it!

                                    Recommended for: Families with teenagers, romantic getaway, tourists without a car, age 55+, families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway.

                                    Owner response: Wow! And I didn't even learn that you were travel writers until you were departing. I just wish you could have been here (at a time other than deep winter) to see the gardens in all their profusion of color and green lushness.

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                                  • Wonderful house

                                    Wonderful house

                                    • Guest Cathy (Mississauga, Ontario)
                                    • Date of stay 07/15/13
                                    • Review Submitted 07/29/13
                                    We stayed at the Craftsman Cottage for a week in July and loved the house. Everything we needed was there and the house was spotlessly clean. It was so enjoyable to relax in the house between touring and Parris Island. Brenda was a joy to work with, in booking and in answering the many questions that I had about the rental. The online photos were very accurate as to the house. I would recommend this house or any of Brenda's other units to anyone travelling to Beaufort. Beaufort itself was another joy. There were great restaurants and people were so friendly wherever we went.

                                    Recommended for: Tourists without a car, age 55+, families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway.

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                                  • Fabulous Cottage!

                                    Fabulous Cottage!

                                    • Guest Nikki (Greenwood SC)
                                    • Date of stay 01/07/13
                                    • Review Submitted 07/18/13
                                    This was my second time staying here and I enjoyed it just as much as the first time! I work in Beaufort 6 months out of the year and it's so nice to have a "home away from home". The cottage is furnished beautifully! It's in an excellent location, just a short walk to the downtown area. It had absolutely everything I needed. I would definitely stay here again! Thank you Brenda!

                                    Recommended for: Families with teenagers, romantic getaway, adventure seekers, tourists without a car, age 55+, families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway, people with disabilities.

                                    Owner response: It's been delightful having Nikki at Magnolia Court. While she appreciated having "a home away from home," we always appreciate guests who come back year after year. And it's especially nice when they keep everything spic and span just like it's their own home. As a "resident" guest, Nikki was always helpful in welcoming new guests and letting us know when something needed attention -- and we appreciated that!

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                                  • Groom and Best Man

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                                    • Guest Sister of the Groom
                                    • Date of stay 05/06/13
                                    • Review Submitted 05/21/13
                                    Ahhh! After a hectic but fun wedding weekend for my brother, my husband and I (sister of the groom) got one more day with the place ALL to ourselves! It was a very much-needed and relaxing evening. The groom and his best man were here until Sunday and I can tell loved their stay! It's a great set up and not far to walk downtown. We will definitely to back!

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                                    • Guest Brenda P.
                                    • Date of stay 06/24/12
                                    • Review Submitted 05/21/13
                                    We really enjoyed our stay. Magnolia Court truly made us feel like we were at home!

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                                  • Mr. and Mrs.

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                                    • Guest Chris and Kim H.
                                    • Date of stay 04/11/13
                                    • Review Submitted 05/21/13
                                    Beautiful cottage Brenda! Thank-you again, you have a great place here! We will recommend to family and friends, GREAT STAY! Parris Island Marine Corp. Graduation was an awesome experience!

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                                    • Guest R. Scott and Neilla F.
                                    • Date of stay 03/01/13
                                    • Review Submitted 05/21/13
                                    Yes, we have spent the entire month here - or will have by the time we leave in 2 days - Easter Sunday morning - to head back to our home in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Magnolia Court is a good place to stay. The walk to downtown is short and beautiful. Beautiful Beaufort by the Sea is an amazing place even if you have no emotional ties to it. It is truly one of the most beautiful places in the world.

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  My Standard Rate
                                  3 night min stay

                                  $1,200 $2,100
                                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

                                  • Tax Rate 10%

                                  Notes:

                                  A deposit of 50% is required to reserve a suite; payment in full is required 45 days in advance of arrival.


                                  This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                                  Location

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                                  • Nearest Airport: Savannah, GA at 30 Miles
                                  • Nearest Train: Yemasee, SC at 20 Miles
                                  • Nearest Motorway: I-95 at 30 Miles
                                  • Nearest Beach: Hunting Island State Park at 15 Miles
                                  • Nearest Barpub: at 1 Miles
                                  • Nearest Golf: Mulltiple Courses in Beaufort and Hilton Head at 5 Miles
                                  • Nearest Restaurant: Yes, Indeed Thai, Zusara's Kitchen, Papaya at 0.1 Miles
                                   

                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2004

                                  About the owner: I’m a Lowcountry native. I grew up in Charleston and have lived in Beaufort for the past twenty years, so I know the area well. It’s very likely that my ancestors were gypsies or vagabonds, because I yearned to travel from an early age. By the time I finished college, however, I hadn’t been much of anywhere. So when my husband graduated law school, I convinced him to enter the Army JAG Corps on the premise that he could gain valuable courtroom experience, we could travel, and I could improve my command of the German language. (We spent our first five years in Germany.) For the next 20 years we traveled with Uncle Sam, landing in Atlanta for our final tour of duty. Life in the military afforded my family the opportunity to live and visit all over the world. As a seasoned traveler, I understand intuitively what visitors expect . . . and NEED . . . to know. Likewise, life as a military wife and mother has provided me with the expertise to turn each new abode into a real home. I have taken great pride and care in doing just that for our guests at Magnolia Court Guest Suites! While living in Atlanta, we took a week's vacation to Hilton Head and stumbled upon Beaufort on a day trip. What a delight! Beaufort had everything we wanted. It’s a small version of Charleston; coastal (we had been land-locked for years) with salt marshes and palm trees; picturesque with antebellum homes and moss-draped oaks; and rich with a colorful history that predates the arrival of Spanish, French, and then English explorers in the 1600’s. Beaufort is both small town and cosmopolitan at the same time and is one of the most active arts communities of its size I’ve ever seen.

                                  Why the Owner Chose Beaufort:
                                  My decision to relocate an antiques store in Beaufort led to the purchase of a 1930’s cottage to house the shop. I wanted a property close to town but not on the main thoroughfare and I didn't want it to 'look' commercial. Not content with just one project, we also acquired the modest two-story tabby building next door to establish something much-needed at the time: fully-furnished, short-term rentals. Thus began Magnolia Court Guest Suites. The building is comprised of 3 units (one 1BR and two 2BR apartments) that can be rented individually or as a whole. We set about transforming this long-neglected tabby structure so that it was both a unified whole that could be rented as such (for wedding parties or family reunions) or as three individual apartments. We provided each with its own entrance, layout, color scheme, and personality. The Suites at Magnolia Court consist of one 1-BR apartment and two 2-BR apartments. The West Indies, which has a king-sized bed, is recommended for sleeping two, but can accommodate four via a sofa bed in the living room. The Manhattan has a king-sized bed in one bedroom and three twins in the other, for a capacity of five people. The Tuscan, has a queen in one bedroom and a double in the other; it is recommended for sleeping four, but can handle six with its sleeper sofa. The total capacity of the complex, therefore, is 11-15. (Several years later, when I closed the adjacent antiques shop, I transformed the cottage into an additional rental. The Craftsman, not shown on our vrbo listing, offers sleeping for six.)

                                  The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
                                  Magnolia Court has seen a wide variety of guests since we opened in 2006 -- snow birds from the northeastern US and Canada looking to winter-over in a milder climate, professionals working in Beaufort for several months and wanting something more than a hotel room, gal-pals getting away for weekend sojourns, guys golfing, families and couples vacationing, military families moving into or out of the area, people relocating to Beaufort and needing a home while theirs is being built, and local families hosting an overflow of guests for special occasions. We've met so many wonderful people and love seeing many of them come back year after year! My husband and I still love to travel and look forward to his “final” retirement when we can really hit the road. And naturally, we’d prefer to stay in guest rentals – with all the comforts of home – especially if they’re located, like ours, in the heart of the community -- so we can easily walk everywhere. We welcome you . . . to Magnolia Court, your Home Away from Home.


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                                  Photos

                                  • View of Beaufort River and our beautiful Waterfront Park from the Woods Bridge.

                                    View of Beaufort River and our beautiful Waterfront Park from the Woods Bridge.

                                  • A summer shower at the beach on Hunting Island State Park (note how secluded!)

                                    A summer shower at the beach on Hunting Island State Park (note how secluded!)

                                  • Have a seat in our garden setting!

                                    Have a seat in our garden setting!

                                  • View of the Beaufort River across the street from Magnolia Court.

                                    View of the Beaufort River across the street from Magnolia Court.

                                  • The West Indies Kitchen

                                    The West Indies Kitchen

                                  • The West Indies King bedroom.

                                    The West Indies King bedroom.

                                  • View of the breakfast bar and kitchen from The Manhattan living room.

                                    View of the breakfast bar and kitchen from The Manhattan living room.

                                  • The Manhattan twin bedroom includes two twins plus a trundle (hidden) twin.

                                    The Manhattan twin bedroom includes two twins plus a trundle (hidden) twin.

                                  • The Manhattan bath includes a marble-topped vanity sink & deep soaker-tub/shower

                                    The Manhattan bath includes a marble-topped vanity sink & deep soaker-tub/shower

                                  • Have a seat in our garden setting!

                                    Have a seat in our garden setting!

                                  • The Tuscan double bedroom.

                                    The Tuscan double bedroom.

                                  • One block away is Pigeon Point Park with it's hundred year old oak trees.

                                    One block away is Pigeon Point Park with it's hundred year old oak trees.

                                  • Boats moored in the Beaufort River.

                                    Boats moored in the Beaufort River.

                                  • Shrimp boats docked on St Helena's Island.

                                    Shrimp boats docked on St Helena's Island.

                                  • Frontal view of Magnolia Court Guest Suites.

                                    Frontal view of Magnolia Court Guest Suites.

                                  • The West Indies Living Room

                                    The West Indies Living Room

                                  • The custom-tiled shower in the West Indies includes a rain-head & shower wand.

                                    The custom-tiled shower in the West Indies includes a rain-head & shower wand.

                                  • The Manhattan Living Room.

                                    The Manhattan Living Room.

                                  • Breakfast bar and kitchen of The Manhattan.

                                    Breakfast bar and kitchen of The Manhattan.

                                  • The Manhattan king bedroom.

                                    The Manhattan king bedroom.

                                  • The Tuscan kitchen includes granite counter tops and a breakfast bar.

                                    The Tuscan kitchen includes granite counter tops and a breakfast bar.

                                  • The Tuscan queen bedroom.

                                    The Tuscan queen bedroom.

                                  • A short walk to the Waterfront Park, overlooking the marina and the Beaufort Bay

                                    A short walk to the Waterfront Park, overlooking the marina and the Beaufort Bay

                                  VRBO #84972

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                                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                                  Date last modified - Saturday, April 19, 2014

                                  $171 per night (USD)
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                                  5 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 6

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                                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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