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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Charleston reviews

  • Rental closer to the beach

    "Is this property close to any beaches, Looking for Sept 4 to7th. 2015"
    Guest: Thelma L. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 20, 2015
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    "A wonderful, beautiful home..close to everything! We couldn't have been more pleased. It was everything as advertised - plus more. The setting, the beauty of all the plants and greenery, the accommodations and amenities were outstanding. Michael was very helpful in getting us familiar with the home and answered all our questions. We would recommend this property if you wanted to be in the "heart" of Charleston. Also, the food and service was exceptional. A couple of our favorites was the Broken Egg for breakfast, The Noisy Oyster, T-Bonz Gill and Grill, A.W. Shucks, just to name a few. If you are into history, would recommend visiting Fort Sumter, Patriots Point, Home of the USS Yorktown, the destroyer Laffey, and WWII submarine Clamagore. Plus visit the Maritime Museum, Aquarium, Rainbow Row, City Market, take a carriage ride, tours of plantations, and if you get the chance go see "Angel Oak". We had a wonderful time. Thank you for letting us share your home for the week so that we could explore and enjoy the beautiful Charleston area."
    Guest: Satisfied:) Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 22, 2014
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  • Modern, Clean, Quiet- Perfect.

    "No complaints about this place. It's located just North of the downtown area- a super quick and easy trip into the heart if you've got a bike. Neighborhood is quiet, neighbors seem nice. The condo is clean, updated, and well maintained (nice furniture, updated appliances, marble countertops, etc.). My husband and I gave the master bedroom to the other couple we were with (which was really cute and spacious), but the other bedroom had the most comfortable bed I've ever slept in. The owner is extremely friendly and very helpful. We would DEFINITELY consider staying here again."
    Guest: MPinNC Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 6, 2015
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  • Live like a resident south of Broad

    "We spent five days at The Cottage and loved it. Everyone comments that the cottage is immaculate, comfortable, tastefully decorated, and superbly located for sightseeing. And it is. Also quiet, private, and, should you choose, a wonderful place for reflection, reading a book or enjoying a glass of wine. You could even work productively in this space, as the kitchen/dining table makes a good workspace. The king sized bed is firm and felt wonderful after a long day of sightseeing. Heating and cooling are easily adjusted. Natural and artificial lighting is good. The fully-equipped kitchen had everything we needed to prepare breakfasts and simple dinners, including an oven for baking. The Bull Street Market on King St. and Normandy Farms Bakery on Broad were both a pleasant, relatively short walk from the property and provided delicious take-away, wine, fruit and greens, bread, and pastry. There are also restaurants galore, all within walking distance. We have stayed in numerous vacation rentals and this was one of the nicest. Chriss was a gracious host and provided a personalized tour of the first floor of the family’s beautiful, historic main house on the property. All in all, a delightful stay. We definitely felt like temporary residents in a very desirable neighborhood. Highly recommend."
    Guest: Nicole F. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 11, 2015
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Charleston Travel Tips

Experience the true meaning of Southern charm with a trip the Charleston, S.C. This city is an ideal spot to experience exceptional down-home cooking, welcoming hospitality, exciting culture and unique coastal history.

Charleston features an interesting and unique blend of culture and is known for its local art, music and food scenes. No matter what season you visit, there's always something fun happening in the area for both indoor and outdoor lovers.

You can stroll the tree?-lined streets and view the lovely Antebellum architecture, enjoy dinner on the patio of a restaurant and wander through the various shops, museums, galleries and theaters.

Charleston is home to many festivals throughout the year, including the Spoleto Festival USA, a 17-day fest with more than 100 performances by different artists, as well as the Charleston Food and Wine Festival, Charleston Fashion Week and the Holiday Festival of Lights, to name a few.

In 2011, Charleston was named one America's favorite cities by Travel + Leisure, and in 2013 Conde Nast Traveler, was placed at no. 1 in their top 10 best cities list.

Things to Do

- Dock Street Theatre: Experience history with a visit to the Dock Street Theatre, America's first theater. It opened in 1736 and hosted the first opera performance in America, "Flora." Now, this space is home to South Carolina's largest theater company, so be sure to catch a show while you're in town. The theater also hosts different festivals throughout the year and produces more than 120 performances each season.

- Magnolia Plantations and Gardens: Enjoy the Southern climate and get some fresh air at the Magnolia Plantations and Gardens. It opened in 1870 and features a stunning display of flowers and plants throughout. In addition to exploring the flora and fauna, you can check out the nature train or take a boat tour. There's even a petting zoo for the kids.

- The Charleston Museum: After you see America's oldest theater, you can visit America's oldest museum - The Charleston Museum - which was established in 1773. It was partly inspired by the British Museum and displays collections about natural science, ornithology, historical culture and documentary and photographic resources. Learn about the history of the area and how Charleston has developed through time.

- Firefly Distillery: If you enjoy Southern libations, head to the Firefly Distillery for a tasting. It's South Carolina's first and largest distillery and produces Sweet Tea Vodka, Firefly Moonshine and other liquors. Enjoy the Southern hospitality as you sip on the different cocktails and take a tour of the Irvin Vineyards.

- Fort Sumter Tour: Step back in time with a tour of Fort Sumter, the site where the famous shots that started the American Civil War were fired. Departures for the tour start at Liberty Square in downtown Charleston or Patriot's Point in Mount Pleasant. On a 30-minute tour, you'll hear all about the history of Fort Sumter, events that lead to the war and facts about the area. The fort also houses an informative museum with historic artifacts.

Shopping and Dining

- Poogan's Porch: This Victorian mansion-turned-restaurant was voted as having the best grits in the Lowcountry, so you can be sure you'll dine on amazing Southern cooking at Poogan's Porch. It was named after the dog of the home's previous owners. Poogan's Porch is known for its signature buttermilk fried chicken, she-crab soup and homemade buttermilk biscuits and sausage gravy.

- Hank's Seafood: Seafood is a must when dining in Charleston and a trip to Hank's Seafood fits the bill. The menu features classic Charleston fish house favorites with a blend of traditional seafood plates and Lowcountry dishes - all with a contemporary flare. Enjoy the laid-back, charming ambiance as you feast on Lowcountry bouillabaisse and she-crab soup, oysters casino, shellfish cocktail with loverster, Charleston oyster stew or Hank's signature pan-fried crab cakes.

- Charleston Historic Market: Do a bit of shopping as you stroll through the Charleston Historic Market, a hub of activity in the city. The Greek Revival-style Market Hall houses the Daughters of the Confederacy museum, and behind it, there are a variety of vendor sheds where you can peruse clothing, jewelry, souvenirs, artwork, crafts and goods. Pick up some souvenirs to remember your trip, then take a carriage ride through the city's back streets starting and ending right in the market.

- Toast: Brunch is a favorite meal of many, and you can feast at one of Charleston's best at toast. With bottomless mimosas and a tasty menu, this is the perfect place to get your day started right. Choose from French toast, eggs, omelets, surf and turf and much more.

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