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Fripp's Only Beach Villas; Enjoy August & September; Smaller Crowds, Lower Rates

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Captain John Fripp Villas villa description

Our 1500 square foot villa offers a fantastic view of the Atlantic Ocean from the second floor deck. The uncrowded beach is just a short walk across our quiet courtyard.

The living room includes newer sofa and love seat, breakfast table and entertainment center with newer 42' flat-screen TV, new blue-ray DVD player, and stereo/cassette/CD player. The laundry area is conveniently located within the villa. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, range/oven, and new microwave. The adjoining dining room provides another spectacular view of the Atlantic.

Sleeping arrangements are: one king-size bed in the upper floor master bedroom, two twin beds in the main floor bedrooms, and 2 twin beds in the den off of the living room. Each of the three bedrooms has its own full bath.

Our central location puts you within walking distance of pools, fitness center, specialty shops, fine dining at The Beach Club Restaurant, Food Court, and the Racquet Club's ten tennis courts. Ocean Point Golf Links to the north and Ocean Creek Golf Club to the south are each less than 5 minutes away.

The full-service marina complex provides launching, docking, fuel, charter services, and the Marina Store. Rental golf carts, mopeds, bicycles, fishing boats, wave runners, kayaks, and paddleboards are also available. The Bonito Boathouse Restaurant offers family fare with fantastic sunset views from the roof top dining room. No visit is complete without an excursion boat ride on The Fripper II pontoon boat piloted by Captain Ralph.

The Cabana Club at Veranda Beach has three pools, Willie's Wet Bar, and Sandals Bar & Grill. Camp Fripp offers daily summertime children's activities for ages 3 through 12. Additional nature and social programs are scheduled for the entire family. Davis Love Park has a playground, basketball court, volleyball court, and the shrimp boat.

An unlimited number of Fripp Island Resort Guest Cards may be purchased that allow access to all island amenities. Please ask us for details.

A tour along the off-road bicycle trail reveals an abundance of deer, low-country birds, and other wildlife. You may even see one of our lazy gators. What you won't see are fast-food or fast cars; neon lights or traffic lights.

For your safety and protection, there is a 24 hour security gate plus police, fire, and paramedic services.

Fripp Island is the complete vacation for complete relaxation. You'll come for a week and come back for a lifetime!

Check our calendar below. If we don't have the dates you need, please contact us anyway. We'll be glad to help you find similar villas; we especially recommend our friends and neighbors at #4731, #579609, and #19988.

Don't leave without clicking on our personal web page below to see photos of our villa and other cool Low Country stuff (along with the dancing Beach Babies)!

Check out this cool YouTube fly-over video to see all the natural splendor that is Fripp Island. http://www.youtube.com/embed/7PCD5BHv06A?rel=0.

Viv from Corbin, Kentucky was here in March 2010 and reports:
'My family and I just returned from a week's stay at this fabulous villa. The oceanfront is practically at the back door. While the photo on this web site shows the closeness of the beach, it's actually nearer than it appears! The beach is less than a 100 steps away! The views of the ocean are spectacular from almost every room. And sunrise and sunset on the beach can't be beat at any price! The villa is just as advertised. The upstairs master is huge with an extremely comfortable king bed, and the two en suite bathrooms downstairs made it perfect for my family's privacy. The smaller fourth bedroom (downstairs) is perfect for children or teens. The kitchen is nicely equipped for cooking one's own meals and there is ample seating for dining indoors or out! Publix grocery shopping is an easy drive from the condo. There is a Walmart and Lowe's about 45 minutes away for other shopping needs. The John Fripp Villas have a very private, residential feel, with well-maintained buildings, parking areas and landscaping. We loved the quiet, non-commerical nature of Fripp Island and its properties. No traffic, no loud noise, no huge crowds. We highly recommend touring Fripp Island on foot or by bicycle! Riding a bike along well-maintained paths was one of our favorite ways to spend time. The fishing and crabbing were great fun, even so early in the season. While we didn't catch enough crab this time to make a meal for all, the dining in nearby Beaufort was just as enjoyable. We recommend making a trip to PLUMS in Beaufort for a fabulous dinner experience. Make a point to visit KATHLEEN'S (right next to PLUMS) for a quiet, delicious lunch. The owners of this villa are eager to please and answered all of our questions quickly and thoroughly. They really wanted us to feel welcomed and we surely did. Our entire experience with this villa was spot on. We all voted to return to this villa again next year! Many thanks to Fripp Four-Ever for the opportunity to stay at this wonderful condo!'

Recent renters from Greenville and York, South Carolina wrote:
'The location, the view, having our family together - it was a terrific week. We hate to leave. Thanks for sharing your villa. Our family has been coming to Fripp for over 25 years.
We love it!'

'Fabulous trip to Fripp as always!!! Thanks for letting us use your condo!'



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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Not available to college students...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Camp Fripp is held from Memorial Day to Labor Day every year. Camp Fripp is designed for children ages 3-12 years old. The program offers a fun filled day with crafts, nature trips, beach trips, pool games, and much more. The hours of camp run from 9am-12pm for children 3-6 years old, and 9am-2pm for children 7-12 years old....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

  • Bedroom / Den: 2 twin/ single

    2nd floor adjacent to living room...moreless

  • Parking Lot: 2 twin/ single

    2nd floor,full bath, 32'' flat-screen TV, thru-the-wall AC...moreless

  • Master: 1 king

    3rd floor,full bath,32'flatscreenTV,blue ray DVD,ceiling fan...moreless

  • Courtyard: 2 twin/ single

    Full bath, walk-in closet, 32'' flat-screen TV ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) Located in master bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (6) Two each in each lower bedroom...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Guests provide their own paper and soap products as well as beach towels and beach chairs....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A large variety of books are available to check out from the Community Center Library for 25 cents each....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blueray DVD in living room and master bedroom....moreless

  • Games:

    Assorted jigsaw puzzles...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Standard cable TV service connected to all living room and bedroom TVs....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Standard AM/FM stereo with CD player....moreless

  • Television:

    Newer 42' flat-screen TV in living room. NEW 32' flat-screen TVs in the master, courtyard, and parking lot side bedrooms. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Assorted small beach toys...moreless

  • Video Library:

    A variety of videos are available to check out from the Community Center Library for 25 cents each....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Wide open view from our second floor deck. Beach is just a 60yd walk across our courtyard....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining area adjoins kitchen with seating for 6 and has ocean view. Breakfast table for 4 in living room with ocean view...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Newer Central Air. One of the bedrooms has thru-the-wall air conditioner/heat pump....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    In the villa...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Resort operated fitness center in nearby Beach Club Pool Complex. Guest Card required...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heat pump with auxiliary heating elements incorporated into central air system. One of the bedrooms has thru-the-wall air conditioner/heat pump....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets, pillow cases, and blankets are provided. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Newer sofa and loveseat, newer 42' flat-screen TV, blue-ray DVD player, and 4 chair breakfast table...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking directly in front of the villa...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    2 reserved spaces plus overflow area...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Trailered boats only...moreless

  • Telephone:

    (2) Phones located master bedroom and the kitchen. Guests use cellphones or pre-paid phone cards for long-distance calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths, dish towels, and dish cloths are provided. Guests provide their own beach towels (and beach chairs)....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    In the villa...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Pay as you go WiFi located in villa complex. $5.95 per day, $20.95 per week...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr. Coffee...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    If there's anything we don't have, we will get it for you....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Serves 10 people...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Standard built-in dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Range, new microwave, and dishwasher. Small appliances include 4-slice toaster, coffee maker, blender, slow cooker, portable mixer, and electric can opener...moreless

  • Microwave:

    New standard microwave oven mounted above range....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    10 x 12 foot open-air deck off of living room with NEW spiral staircase access to courtyard and beach...moreless

  • Golf:

    Ocean Point and Ocean Creek Golf courses are each within 1.5 miles of the villa. Several other local public courses are with a 30 minute drive....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Half-acre landscaped courtyard with sidewalks. Ideal place for children to play within sight of parents. Great place for large groups to socialize....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Newer Charbroil 3-burner propane grill on deck...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Rear porch off of living room with standard staircase access to parking...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Fripp Island Racquet Club is directly across the street....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Guest Card required for Fripp Island Resort pools (within 1 minute walk)...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Mar 28 - May 15, 2015
3 night min stay

$1,178
Early summer
May 16 - May 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,541
Summer
Aug 15 - Aug 21, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,996
Late summer
Aug 22 - Sep 11, 2015
3 night min stay

$1,541
Autumn
Sep 12 - Sep 25, 2015
7 night min stay

$905
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$900

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $95 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Fripp Island Resort Guest Cards are required for anyone over age 12 desiring to use Resort amenities such as golf, tennis, pools, and restaurants.

Weekly Cards are $50 per person during the summer; $35 in the off-season.

4-day, 3-night Cards are $35 per person during the summer; $25 in the off-season.

Credit card payments are subject to a 2.9% + $0.30 maximum transaction fee.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 04/07/2015
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Location

67 Miles
Nearest Airport
Savannah Hilton Head
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
SandBar
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Ocean Creek and Ocean Point
45 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak - Yemassee, South Carolina
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
U.S. 21
0.01 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Beach Club
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Fripp Island Beach

Car: Necessary

Bike Trail, Volleyball, Playground, Climbing Wall, Neighboring Hunting Island State Park has a fishing pier, nature center, and 1875 lighthouse. Historic Beaufort has museums and guided tours

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: We're a group of three families from southwestern Ohio. Some of us are retired; others only dream of being. We've been making the twelve hour trip to Fripp for 30 years. We Eat This Stuff Up!

Why the Owner Chose Captain John Fripp Villas:
It's a quiet seaside gated community free of theme parks and outlet malls.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The Captain John Fripp Villas are the ONLY villas on Fripp Island connected directly to their own full-time beach (no loss of beach at high tide). The island abounds with wildlife; deer, alligators, and a wide variety of birds including heron and osprey.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Another Beautiful Atlantic Sunrise

    Another Beautiful Atlantic Sunrise

  • View from the Deck

    View from the Deck

  • Newer Sofa and Loveseat in the Living Room

    Newer Sofa and Loveseat in the Living Room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Beach Club Pool

    Beach Club Pool

  • Bonito Boathouse Restaurant at the Marina

    Bonito Boathouse Restaurant at the Marina

  • Beach Entrance to the John Fripp Villas

    Beach Entrance to the John Fripp Villas

  • Another Sunrise in Paradise

    Another Sunrise in Paradise

  • Parking Lot Side Bedroom

    Parking Lot Side Bedroom

  • Den

    Den

  • This is What I'm Talkin' About!

    This is What I'm Talkin' About!

  • From the Courtyard

    From the Courtyard

  • The Deck and Grill

    The Deck and Grill

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Living Room Breakfast Table

    Living Room Breakfast Table

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Cabana Club Pool

    Cabana Club Pool

  • Davis Love Park Shrimpboat

    Davis Love Park Shrimpboat

  • Can I Play Through?

    Can I Play Through?

  • Courtyard Side Bedroom

    Courtyard Side Bedroom

  • Parking Lot Side Bedroom

    Parking Lot Side Bedroom

  • Hunting Island State Park 1875 Lighthouse, Walk Just 167 Steps to the Top!

    Hunting Island State Park 1875 Lighthouse, Walk Just 167 Steps to the Top!

  • Courtyard Side Bedroom

    Courtyard Side Bedroom

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 2 days
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/07/2015
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