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Romantic Beach Style Cottage minutes from Historic Charleston & Folly Beach!

Bedrooms 1
Space 300 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom in very unique private setting close to beach

If you like island living and are seeking a unique romantic get-a-way, you will LOVE our property. With a Caribbean theme you will be able to enjoy your stay with us in a very private setting. Our cozy cottage has two rooms but all you need to relax and unwind. The outside area is tropical with fruit and banana trees along the pathway to the private pool and sun deck for your enjoyment. Music is also an added pleasure around the pool area with outdoor sound system. The garden shower is just outside the cottage doors, completely private and unique as you can see in the photos. Our guests have a private entrance to the cottage on the back of the property. There is a cozy porch with adirondack chairs and a chair hammock for relaxing. Beach chairs, surfboard, cooler and boogie boards are provided for your beach fun. The property is located on a quiet cul-de-sac with no noise except for the songbirds chirping in the mornings. Short 8 minute drive to either Folly Beach or to downtown historic Charleston. We have many guests celebrate honeymoons, anniversaries, graduations, and other Charleston events throughout the year. A long list of things to do as well as favorite restaurants are provided by past guests as well as family and friends. Come, kick back and relax in our little oasis!! You won't be disappointed!!!

Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About Ken

Hello fellow travelers! My wife and I have been living here in Charleston for 3 years and feel its the best place either of us ever called home. We love hosting to allow others to come and enjoy this island area we have come to love. My wife Christine has been a flight attendant with Delta for over 18 years and recently retired. I have recently escaped the corporate world and do handy man work around the islands to stay busy. We moved here from Atlanta where we lived for over 25 years and wouldn't live anywhere else! There are so many fun things to do here, we never get bored!

Ken purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Ken chose Charleston

The property is in a great area on James Island on a quiet cul-de-sac. Just minutes to the beach or minutes to downtown Charleston. You will have plenty of privacy and will enjoy a relaxing atmosphere here at the cottage. You will have a private entrance and plenty of privacy. That's why we have so many couples stay here and escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. It's quiet here, but only minutes to shopping, bars, restaurants and charming downtown Charleston.

What makes this cottage unique

The property has a pool, sun deck, hammocks, fire pit, music, a unique garden shower with lots of privacy.


Charleston Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please be respectful of our no smoking policy. The policy ensures our cottage does not smell for future guests. Please no smoking on entire premises.
  • Our TIKI Bar is private and for the owners use only.
  • No additional people are allowed on the property except for guests renting the cottage.
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Toilet and sink are inside, unique garden shower is just outside the porch doors. Bathrobes are provided for the shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen bed, ceiling fan, A/C and heat if needed.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Many couples use our private cottage as a relaxing romantic get-a-way and enjoy the location and intimacy we provide. Charleston is a great place to explore and the beach is only minutes away!


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(37 traveler reviews)

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Romantic Beach Style Cottage minutes from Historic Charleston & Folly Beach!
average rating of 4.756757 based on 37 reviews

The cottage was a perfect place to spend our vacation. Excellent location and fantastic hosts.

  • 5 of 5

I would definitely recommend this place to others and would stay here again. The amenities were great. We felt very at home. The outdoor shower was amazing. It was great to have access to the pool and the other outdoor amenities. Ken and his family were extremely hospitable. Their pups were super sweet as well. The cottage is right between downtown and the beach, so you get the best of both worlds. You are also minutes away from really good restaurants on James Island and an awesome movie theater. Anyone looking for a relaxing stay, a great location, and warm and friendly hosts should stay here.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and please come back to see us again!
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Great place for a couple get away!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the outdoor shower! Would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great location and accommodations. Perfect for one or two people. We're former locals who returned to celebrate our anniversary and wished to avoid friends and family in the area. It was great to return home and feel like we were in a home. A couple of suggestions: Ted's Butcherblock is a fantastic place to get a sandwich or salad just a block or so from the parking garage at the aquarium/Fort Sumter tour downtown. Munkle Brewery is a great place for a Belgian style beer.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I had a wonderful stay at Kokomo Cottage. It was just what we were looking for & were so pleased. Everything from the beach style décor to the pool to the super inviting outdoor shower!

The location was great. Right in between Downtown Charleston & Folly Beach.

We enjoyed beach days & days in Charleston, especially taking a Carriage Ride.

All the suggestions for restaurants were spot on.

We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect solo getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The hosts were so friendly! I felt as welcome as family.

I walked onto the property and got tears in my eyes because it was EXACTLY what I wanted... a wee beach house, safe, quiet and secluded. So many little touches like beach chairs and towels to use, local papers, comfy pillows, lists of good restaurants.

Folly Beach is a 15 minute drive at most.

Downtown Charleston is 15 minutes the other way!

It is a small place, and I say that in a good way. Solo travel or a pair used to sharing a bed will be happiest here, as there is only one bed and a loveseat.

Although the porch hammock looked very inviting!

The outdoor shower was more luxurious than an indoor marble one. Such a tropical feel, almost mischievous being able to feel a breeze.

My only regret in leaving an awesome review is that it will cause more people to visit and then it will be booked when I want to go!

Kokomo Cottage was perfect.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach Fun!

  • 5 of 5

Since we were so close to the beaches, it was great to have all the necessary beach supplied available. Beach towels, boogie boards, chairs, etc. Kiawah Beach was fabulous! The cottage is definitely small, but there was so much to do in the area that we weren't there a lot. The outdoor shower was unique-loved it-but glad I knew beforehand. Terrific couples romantic retreat!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Charleston Sports Pub
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Smokey Oak Barbecue
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Folly Beach
Car: not necessary

Carriage rides and historic walking tours along with ghost tours and jet ski tours are all available downtown!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $35

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.