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Panoramic Ocean Views - Luxury Island Retreat - 2 Masters!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10 adults)

Your island retreat is just steps from the beach, with panoramic ocean views from the living area, dining area, kitchen, both master bedrooms, the queen bedroom and both lofts. Enjoy 2600 square feet of upscale décor, beautiful hardwood floors, and ceramic tile bathrooms. Lounge in your king canopy bed and gaze at the ocean or enjoy the expansive front porch. You are in the PentHouse, and it is pristine.


Airy vaulted main room, architectural details, entirely new furnishings and wide ocean views allow you to be on the beach even when you are indoors. The entire top floor of this complex is yours. Make this getaway your next destination and park your car for the week! The fishing pier and quaint downtown shops and restaurants are only a block away. Stroll 1/2 block to the market for the morning paper or any necessities you may have left behind. You will be living on island time.

Folly Beach is like a miniature Key West that has escaped the hustle and bustle of progress. All things Charleston has to offer are just a short 15 minute drive away. Visit historic homes and plantations, sample fine Lowcountry cuisine, or perhaps a horse-drawn carriage ride will complete your vacation.

Keywords: Penthouse Villa Folly Beach Luxury Accommodations

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About The Owner

Sam and Kathy have 2 children and live in nearby Charleston.

The Owner purchased this villa in 2006

Why The Owner chose Folly Beach

After falling in love with Folly Beach, we purchased a beach villa to share with family and friends. This little piece of heaven makes you feel like you're in Key West.

What makes this villa unique

The small, quaint beach town gives everyone a reason to relax and unwind. Within a block, pick up what you need at Bert's Market (which is never closed), visit the fishing pier, or one of the downtown restaurants. You can spend a week at our place and never have to drive your car.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We spent an awesome long weekend for President's Day! We loved The Penthouse. Amazing location and views. Walkable to everything and we felt pampered and rested after our stay. The listing is just as shown in the pictures, open and airy and nicely appointed. Five Stars for this place!
Feb 2017
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Folly Beach Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • $100 cancellation fee applied to refunds made for cancellations 60 days before arrival. 30-60 days prior forfeit 50%. 30 days prior, no refund.
  • Damages deemed outside normal wear and tear, are responsibility of the guest. Credit card required to guarantee against damage or excessive cleaning.
  • We have a strict "no parties or event" policy. Guests must pay a non-refundable $50 accidental damage waiver. Damage must be reported to be covered.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Town ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
  • 2.5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Loft + Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Loft #1 - 2 twin/ single , No bathroom in the loft so is more appropriate for teens
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 2 Queen-sized sleeper sofas (one in King bedroom and one in loft) for children (max. 10 adults, 4 children)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor shower


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Panoramic Ocean Views - Luxury Island Retreat - 2 Masters!
average rating of 4.571429 based on 18 reviews

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

The Penthouse exceeded all expectations! Not only was the place spotless and spacious with more than ample parking but the location was second to none on the island. Beautiful ocean view and access directly across the street as well as being within walking distance of all the bars and restaurants in town with just the right amount separation from the crowds.

A special thumbs up to Kathy (the owner) who was eager to help and easy to get a hold of!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Keith! I am glad you enjoyed our place. We think the location is pretty special too. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.
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Perfect Rental

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfect to comfortably sleep 10. The house is close to the town center and steps from the beach. The covered porch stretches from end to end of the house with a nice view of the water. Everything in the house is in good condition, and the owner is very accessible if you have questions. Finally the rental came with multiple parking spots. I would HIGHLY recommend the property as we all had a great time here.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kingsport, Tennessee/USA

"Away from It ALL!"

  • 5 of 5

If your goal is fun and relaxation for the entire family, this is an awesome choice. Our group ranged in age from 7 months to 74 and all had one of our best vacation weeks ever. My absolute favorite is that all of us parked our cars on Saturday and did not get back in them until we were ready to sadly leave. Everyone could come and go as they pleased and find their own selection of restaurants, nightlife, icecream on the pier and local shopping. The best is the porch in the early morning for coffee & watching the moon come up over the ocean. The breeze way always comforting. I loved walking out the back door for any items needed at "Berts Market", it took 2 minutes to get milk etc. The walk up "taco" restaurant immediately behind has the BEST fish tacos ever. It is hidden so don't miss it. No makeup, no dress problem at Folly! Have a blast!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stratford, Ontario, Canada

FUN in the SUN

  • 5 of 5

It was everything we hoped for...lots of room, close to everything, clean,lots and lots of stairs.

I will recommend to anyone else who may need a place on Folly Beach.

My son got married and I rented this place for all my friends to stay at....we had a blast.

VRBO made it easy to book.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2012
  • Stayed: October 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Madrid, Missouri

Folly Vacation July 28 to Aug 4, 2012

  • 5 of 5

Our family group, ranging in age from 1-85 recently enjoyed a week at this property. It was the perfect vacation home. We enjoyed the large porch at all times of the day and evening, watching the beach and enjoying the breeze. The home was clean, very well furnished, well appointed. The walk to the beach was easy. The large open room with large table was perfect for meals and games in the evenings. We loved the ability to walk to shops, the pier and restraurants. We never quite figured out all the tv remotes but only turned on one tv to watch some of the Olympics so it was not really an issue. Bert's, the little store behind the house was a wonderful place to pick up milk, bread and other necessities. We really had no favorite place to eat, everyone had their own favorite. We had one small issue requiring contact with the owner and it was quickly and effectively resolved. We believe we had the best accommodations at Folly Beach. With such a diverse age group, we had people at the beach, going into Charleston, to Fort Sumter, parasailing, jet skiing, as well as just chilling on the porch. Perfect location for a variety of activities. I would highly recommend this rental and do hope to return

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lancaster, PA

Got Jolly in Folly

  • 3 of 5

Pros: LOCATION, LOCATION, and LOCATION! The Penthouse is one of the best locations on Folly Beach. You can park your car and walk to the stores, seafood restaurants, music fun and famous pier. And you are just steps away from the beach. The Penthouse has a wonderful open floor plan. It was rejuvenating falling asleep listening to the sound of ocean waves, then waking to the sunrise over the ocean, from the large master suite. The spacious porch is the prefect spot for drinking your morning coffee or evening cocktails while watching life on the beach. We found everyone we encounter on Folly to be very friendly and helpful. Black Magic Café was our favorite spot for morning coffees, breakfast and Internet access. Bert's store (also just steps away) has a little of anything you may need.

Cons: There are lots of steps to the top, and this would be a real issue for anyone with any kind of disability (breathing, physical, heart). We had some issues with the cleaning service and the properties up keep which we have addressed with the management company.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2011
  • Stayed: November 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chico Feo
Caribbean Restaurant
Pacific Sun Shave Ice
Pier 101 Restaurant & Bar
Seafood Restaurant
Snapper Jacks
Seafood Restaurant
Slice of folly
Pizza Takeout
Center Street Coffee
Taco Boy
Mexican Restaurant
Folly Beach Crab Shack
Seafood Restaurant
Charleston Crab Shacks
Seafood Restaurant
BLU Restaurant & Bar
Seafood Restaurant
Banana Cabana
Surf Bar
Planet Follywood
Bar & Grill
Drop In Deli
Jack of Cups Saloon
Island Ice Shaved Ice
Black Magic Cafe
Woody's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
The Washout
Seafood Restaurant
The ' Wich Doctor
Sandwich Shop
Loggerhead's Beach Grill
Bar & Grill
Lost Dog Cafe
Locklear's Beach City Grill
Sunset Cay Marina
Folly Beach County Park
Bowens Island Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Pan Garden
Chinese Restaurant
Shonn At Work
Island Breeze
Tattooed Senorita
Mexican Restaurant
Harvest Catering
Workmen's Cafe
Famulari's Brewpub
Pick Thai
Thai Restaurant
Great Wall
Chinese Restaurant
Ladles Soups James Island LLC
Soup Restaurant
Kickin' Chicken
American Restaurant
Smoky Oak Taproom
Barbecue Restaurant
Paisano's Pizza Grill
Pizza Restaurant
Black Magic Cafe
Edison James Island
Huddle House
American Restaurant
Thai Elephants Restaurant
Thai Restaurant
Mondo's Italian Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Atlantic Room
Seafood Restaurant
Hen and The Goat
Sandwich Shop
Sermet's Southernterranean Cuisine-Bar
Mediterranean Restaurant
La Tabella
Italian Restaurant
New China Wok
Chinese Restaurant
Blues Cajun Kitchen
Seafood Restaurant
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Charleston International Airport

Folly Beach is unique, eclectic and extremely popular. It is very close to historic Charleston, and all she has to offer, yet stands alone as a quaint beach escape.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $150
Linens $99
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 19.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.