VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 950,000 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

Fripp's Only Beach Villas, Lowest Rates for August 9,24

You sent a message to this owner.


Last updated: 06/26/2014
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • 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, VCR/DVD player combo, and stereo/cassette/CD player. The laundry area is conveniently located within the villa. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, range/oven, and 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, 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 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 protection.

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 #21944 and #4731.

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)!

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!'


Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Villa
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • 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

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Not available to college students...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Events Allowed

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

          • Bedroom / Den: 2 twin/ single

            2nd floor adjacent to living room...moreless

          • Courtyard: 2 twin/ single

            2nd floor, full bath, walkin closet, & NEW 32' flatscreen TV...moreless

          • Parking Lot: 2 twin/ single

            2nd floor,full bath, 27' TV/DVD/VCR, thru-the-wall AC...moreless

          • Master: 1 king

            3rd floor, full bath, NEW 32' flatscreen, DVD, ceiling fan...moreless

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

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

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

          • Dining:

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

          • Microwave:

            Standard microwave oven mounted above range....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Standard refrigerator with Ice Maker...moreless


          • 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

          • Towels Provided:

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

          • Air Conditioning:

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

          • Living Room seats 9:

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

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

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

          • Linens Provided:

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

          • Washing Machine:

            In the villa...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            In the villa...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

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


              • Television:

                Newer 42' flat-screen in living room. NEW 32' flat-screen TVs in the master and courtyard bedrooms: standard 27' TV in the parking lot bedroom. Standard 21' TV in the den (no cable)...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                Standard DVD/VCR in living room; standard DVD player in master bedroom and standard DVD/VCR in parking lot bedroom...moreless

              • Books:

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

              • Video Library:

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


              • Telephone:

                (2) Phones located master bedroom and the kitchen. Guests are asked to use cellphones, credit cards, or prepaid phone cards for long-distance calls....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

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

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

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

                  Outdoor Features

                  • 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

                  • 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 ...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

                  • Outdoor Grill:

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


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

                  Location & View

                      • Ocean View:

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


                      • Churches
                      • Swimming
                      • Golf
                      • Surfing
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Sailing
                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Tennis
                      • Cycling
                      • Kayaking
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Groceries
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Restaurants
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shelling
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Surf Fishing


                      Write a review 5
                      from 3 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Jun 21 - Aug 15, 2014
                      6 night min stay

                      Late Summer
                      Aug 16 - Sep 5, 2014
                      6 night min stay
                      Sep 13 - Nov 28, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay


                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Cleaning $95 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 10%


                      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.

                      Three-day, 2-night Cards are $35 per person during the summer; $25 in the off-season.

                      50% deposit due at time of rental

                      Balance due 30 days from arrival

                      Payable by check

                      Payable by major credit cards subject to a 2.9% transaction fee

                      10% state and local taxes not included in nightly or weekly rate

                      This owner accepts: Credit cards.
                      Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details. Only pay using credit card, PayPal, check or direct bank transfer. NEVER pay by cash or instant money transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. Learn more

                      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.


                      Last updated: 06/26/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates


                      67 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Savannah Hilton Head
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      U.S. 21
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Fripp Island Beach
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      1.5 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Ocean Creek and Ocean Point
                      0.01 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Beach Club

                      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:



                      • Another Beautiful Atlantic Sunrise

                        Another Beautiful Atlantic Sunrise

                      • View from the Deck

                        View from the Deck

                      • New Sofa and Loveseat in the Living Room

                        New Sofa and Loveseat in the Living Room

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • 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

                      • 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!

                      • 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

                      • Den


                      • This is what I'm Talkin' About!

                        This is what I'm Talkin' About!

                      VRBO #9380

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

                      This listing was first published here in 2001.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, June 19, 2014

                      $129 - $272 per night (USD)

                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 9

                      View calendar: Updated 06/26/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
                      Dates are unavailable
                      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
                      Email owner

                      +1 (513) 702-0098 (Ohio, USA)

                      Speaks: english

                      Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details. Only pay using credit card, PayPal, check, or direct bank transfer. Learn More
                      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