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Historic Home in the Heart of Downtown Beaufort's 'Old Point'

(57 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 11-12)

4 bedroom historic home in the heart of Downtown Beaufort.

This 4 bedroom, 3 bath historic home sits in the heart of Downtown Beaufort's prestigious 'Old Point'. Built in the late 1800's, this house is part of Beaufort's history, and is only 3 short blocks from the bay, as well as shopping, art galleries, restaurants and attractions of downtown. If you stay at 608 North Street, you will be in the perfect location to experience the best of Beaufort.

The home has been completely restored with a fully equipped kitchen, limestone tile, heart pine floors, new stainless steel appliances, and impressive antiques from Bali and Indonesia. The large master suite features a king bed, private bathroom with whirlpool tub, and a private sitting area. Two additional bedrooms have queen beds, and one bedroom has a pair of twin beds, and one double bed. Wireless internet and cable TV are included.

Three large porches provide great spots to admire the beautiful low country scenery and watch the horse drawn carriage rides pass. A short walk is Beaufort's newly renovated Waterfront Park which provides the perfect location for an afternoon of boat watching, fishing, and breathtaking sunsets.

For parents of Parris Island graduates, this house will provide a wonderful place for you and your family to relax and unwind before and after graduation. Located approximately 10 minutes from the Parris Island Gateway, our home offers a luxurious and spacious setting that is ideal for families of graduating Marines.

Hunting Island State Park, close by beaches and public boat ramps are all easily accessible, and Charleston, Hilton Head, or Savannah are close enough for day trips.

Staying at 608 North Street will truly be an experience that cannot be matched by a hotel, condo, or any other rental home. We appreciate your interest, and please email or call for more information!

PS - If you like historic homes, you will love this house. This home has been completely renovated and has all the modern conveniences while maintaining a historic charm. It is located in a prime spot in the historic district. If you are someone who is expecting new flawless construction and prefers a hotel room or suite over a historic property, you probably will not like this home. This home was build almost 200 years ago, and though it has been completely restored and is well taken care of, it does have imperfections that are typical of historic homes in the Beaufort and Charleston areas. We think this is what makes the home special, and we hope you will agree!

Keywords: House, Historic Home, Downtown Home
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/26/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Children Welcome:

    Child friendly but not child proof. Please supervise children at all times....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12

  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master Suite...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 double


  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 2 twin/ single


  • King size beds (1) King bed in the master suite., Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Please note - In the upstairs of the house, you do have to walk through Bedroom # 3 with the double and 2 twin beds to get to Bedroom # 4 with the queen bed. There is a bathroom between these two bedrooms. There is a curtain to screen off the double and 2 twins. This is a layout that was typical in the 1800's when the home was built. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • We do not provide toilet paper or paper towels!

Other Amenities

  • Central Heat and Air Conditioning We do not provide paper towels or toilet paper. Sheets are washed and placed at the ends of the beds. We do not make the beds...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Our home is located in the historic district of downtown Beaufort. Our home is within walking distance of restaurants, bars, shopping, sightseeing, etc....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens and towels included free if you will wash and dry them before your departure. If you do not wish to do this, you may bring your own, or we can wash and dry them for $40. If you are washing and drying the sheets and towels, we will give you an extra hour to check out, as we know this will take you a bit longer to do the laundry! (12pm instead of 11am)...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    2 parking spots designated for the home. There is also room for parking directly in front of the home....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    fully equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    The house has 4 covered porches...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The home has a beautifully landscaped tropical garden....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    We have a charcoal grill....moreless

Pool / Spa



from 57 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$2,400 $6,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $85
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 10%


We are excited about your interest! There is a $85 cleaning charge per reservation. Linens and towels are included at no charge if you are willing to wash and dry them before departure. If you do not wish to do this, or you don't have time, we do charge an additional $50 to wash and dry towels. If you do elect to wash them, we allow you to check out at 12pm instead of the normal 10am.

We do not provide paper products.

We wash the sheets and put them on the ends of beds. We do not make the beds.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/26/2017
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0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Nearest Beach

You will be in the heart of Downtown Beaufort. From our home, you can easily walk down to waterfront park and to the art galleries, antique shops, restaurants, and all attractions of downtown Beaufort. It is a very nice place for walking!

For Parris Island families, you will be in a great location to attend graduation ceremonies and have plenty to keep you busy in your spare time.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Hello! We are a couple from nearby Columbia, South Carolina who fell in love with the Beaufort area a long time ago. We were lucky enough to come across this beautiful home in Downtown Beaufort in need of renovation! It took longer that we had anticipated to restore, but was well worth the effort. This is truly a one of a kind property that we love to share with other families!

Why the Owner Chose The Old Point, Beaufort, SC, USA:
Beaufort, SC has always been a place my husband and I would visit with our family. Our parents took us here when we were children, and we brought our children to Beaufort when they were young. We don't care for the 'touristy' locations that are so crowded in SC, and we love the beauty, history, beaches, etc. in Beaufort. We chose to purchase this particular home because we love to restore historic homes, and this home we could not pass up! This home was built around the turn of the 20th century, once the old North Street Aquarium years ago. It was so beautiful and in a great location being within walking distance of the water, shops, etc. We had to replace porches, walls, ceilings ..... this was quite the renovation project, but with a lot of work and time we were able to renovate the home to the beautiful state it is in now. This home is truly one of a kind and a part of Beaufort's history, and we are glad that we can share this with you!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Staying in our home, you will have a vacation experience like none other in Beaufort. Our home is different than any other home in the area and a part of what makes historic Beaufort special. Our home has three porches where you can relax, enjoy the breeze, read a book, or watch the carriage tours pass by. Our home is within walking distance of everything downtown. Our family loves to take walks around dusk and watch the sunset over the water. You can have morning coffee at one of the cafe's on the street as you walk to waterfront park. You can shop, eat at the restaurants, tour historic Beaufort... all without having to drive anywhere. This house is one that you will find truly special!

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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/26/2017

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  • Standing on North Street

    Standing on North Street

  • Dinning Room

    Dinning Room

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Downstairs bedroom with Queen bed.

    Downstairs bedroom with Queen bed.

  • 2nd upstairs bedroom with two twin beds and one full bed.

    2nd upstairs bedroom with two twin beds and one full bed.

  • Beautiful backyard with palm trees and bamboo.

    Beautiful backyard with palm trees and bamboo.

  • Five minute walk to the water.

    Five minute walk to the water.

  • 2nd Upstairs bedroom

    2nd Upstairs bedroom

  • Waterfront Park within walking distance

    Waterfront Park within walking distance

  • Den


  • Breakfast nook in kitchen.

    Breakfast nook in kitchen.

  • Extra bed in master suite

    Extra bed in master suite

  • View of Beaufort's Old Point from the master bedroom.

    View of Beaufort's Old Point from the master bedroom.

  • Upstairs bedroom 2 with queen and twin beds

    Upstairs bedroom 2 with queen and twin beds

  • Upstairs porch - the house has 4 porches.

    Upstairs porch - the house has 4 porches.

  • Upstairs hallway with views of the backyard and the rooftops of other homes.

    Upstairs hallway with views of the backyard and the rooftops of other homes.

  • front porch

    front porch

  • View of backyard from upstairs.

    View of backyard from upstairs.

  • Bay Street at night

    Bay Street at night

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Friday, May 26, 2017

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