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Beachfront in Charming Charleston Amazing LOCATION & VIEWS 10 Mi D

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-5)

BEAUTIFUL HISTORIC CHARLESTON OFFERS THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS: INCREDIBLE BEACHES, YEAR ROUND FESTIVALS- ART & MUSIC, HISTORIC SIGHTSEEING, WORLD CLASS DINING & SO MUCH MORE ...

Our little Slice of HEAVEN- Come have a fun and relaxing vacation at our beachfront little get-away on the Isle of Palms, Charleston, SC. Wake up in an oceanfront condominium on one of South Carolina's most beautiful beaches. Beautiful sunrise and an awesome sunset, dolphins out front in the surf. You can view all of this while keeping an eye on older kids in the pool, all from the comfort of your living room, kitchen, or balcony. 500 sq.ft. total means the queen BR is small, but the condo 2x the size of hotel room.

Located in the heart of Isle of Palms, this cozy condo is perfectly positioned. You are just steps from the beach and in walking distance to the island’s best restaurants, shops, and park. This condominium complex claims the only pier on the Front Beach strand, private for your fishing or relaxation enjoyment. Having grown up here, and visiting many of these Sea Cabins over time, we chose this unit specifically because the 2nd floor has the great view without the 3rd story climb (no elevator) every time we needed to grab one more thing, no roof leaks or HVAC noise, and because our end unit shares no BR wall, has open ended balcony, and no unit underneath us (just the conference room used a few times a year.) End unit also has a small Ocean Blvd side balcony area with great sunsets.

IOP is a barrier island suburb of Charleston.You are only ten miles from the Historic District of Downtown Charleston, where you can shop at the Old Market. Take in the charm of this beautiful and historic town and learn more about Charleston on a horse-drawn carriage ride, or tour Charleston Bay and Fort Sumter by boat. South Carolina Aquarium, world class restaurants and shopping, live theater, live music, museums, and more.

*All condominiums and sea cabins are not in the same condition! Some of the condominiums and sea cabins have not been updated in many years and are not as nice and allergy-free as this unit. Ceiling and walls have all been replaced with smooth, mold-free sheetrock, new flooring and cabinets. This attractive condo, decorated in a tropical motif, is situated on the second floor of the center 'B' building. The balcony affords unobstructed panoramic ocean views of the ocean, as we are in the middle bldg facing straight out (the 2 others angle in). This view is also shared from LR and kitchen. The sunset is very nice over the entrance/ back porch area. Being an end unit gives us a small space as back porch which the others don't have.

PRIVACY! This condo also offers individual privacy. The hall with built-in bunk beds closes off to be its own private room for smaller guests with a nightlight and air/white noise machine available. top bunk is top secret hide out for kids (must replace quick-release cabinet doors if removed) The adults can then go back and forth from balcony/LR/kitchen to BR thru the seperate bathroom door without waking the kids. We are well suited for 2-4 adults 25 and over, and 5 people ONLY if some are children. 5 adilts would Not be comfortable. Top of the line queen denim sleeper sofa adds extra sleeping. BR has upgraded new, medium firmness matresses. Bed linens and bath towels are provided. (Bear in mind please that 100% cotton wrinkles, and sunbathing products stain terribly. Sheets and towels are certainly guaranteed clean, but not free from such small product stains. You may certainly bring and/or rent linens from services here if preferred.)

FREE WIFI and Comcast basic cable.

( *We also have a 1BR (king bed)/1BA condo with lower rates,as well as a 1500 sq ft 2BR/2BA townhouse, each -1 mile from the beach and 6 miles from downtown Historic District. Both offer a King size beds, and spacious proximity to all things Charleston. Please ask about the great rates and availability. We have other VRBO sites as well : )

PHOTOS OF LISTINGS 46418 AND 762706 FOLLOW THE SEA CABIN PHOTOS YOU SEE!

We keep a few beach chairs & mats, a small/med cooler, and a some beach toys for guests to use. I also have info for a service that will set you up with wood and canvas loungers and umbrellas each morn.

You are within 2 blocks from the Banana Cabana, Ben & Jerrys, Long Island Cafe, Acme Lowcountry Kitchen, The Sea Biscuit, Coconut Joe's, The world famous Windjammer beach bar offering up nightly entertainment, and more great restaurants/ pubs/shops, all in a plentiful but quaint beachtown commercial area of approx 3 square blocks. Historical, Boone Hall Plantation established in 1681, is only 5 miles away.

While enjoying the Island Life, you can go swimming, body surfing, play volleyball, dine at oceanfront restaurants, bike the beaches, jog, cruise the intercoastal waterway, sail, surf, windsurf, take in some live music, shop the boutiques. Check out the scuba diving or go deep sea fishing. Relax at a spa or try horseback riding. Kayak, parasail, water-ski, fish, go 'Crabin or Shrimpin,' walk the beach for shells, take a sunset cruise, charter a small boat, explore uninhabited islands, play some of the South’s finest golf courses. Whether you want to get a little tune-up to your swing or you are just starting to play, there is a PGA Professional available to you during your stay. Improve your game and/or just play a great course at a reduced rate. Mark Kennon, LMT of Tailored Massage offers massage at the beachhouse as well as offices nearby. Do schedule in advance. No kickbacks here, just happy guests.

1 mile away, Mount Pleasant Towne Centre is an upscale shopping experience in classic southern style. With over 65 national and local tenants, including: Banana Republic, Gap, Bath & Body Works, Caché, Men's Wearhouse and Old Navy, as well as the regions only J.Jill, Coldwater Creek and Francesca's. Sample exquisite home-made candy at Sweet Julep's Candy & Gifts, or dine at PF Changs, Longhorn Steakhouse, 5 Guys Burgers, TGI Friday's, Atlanta Bread Company, & more - there is sure to be a culinary diversion to suit your palette. After dinner, stroll the lush, tree-lined streets or relax at the luxurious Palmetto Grande 16-screen theatre. Shem Creek’s famous shrimp boats and restaurants are 10 minutes away, and the Yorktown WWII destroyer and several historical plantations are all within easy driving distance.

There are security personnel on site to ensure safety, as well as parking, beach, pool, and pier access privleges. Bikes, chairs, and beach umbrella rentals are available nearby. Shopping, dining, nightly entertainment and post office are a very short walk.

Amenities: central air/heat, cable TV in LR and BR, CD player, DVD player, VCR, hair dryer, full kitchen (including spice selection and plenty of cookware), microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, new counter tops and cabinets, coffee maker and filters, linens included. Washer and dryer (coin operated on premises), pool, no smoking, no pets, private chef service avail. Activities (on site or nearby): Pier and pool on site, hiking, biking, golf, tennis, fishing pier, shopping, restaurants, live theater, cinemas, museums, plantations ,sightseeing, swimming, snorkeling/diving, boating, sailing, surfing, windsurfing, jet skiing, shelling.

We provide a lmited amount of start-up paper goods, soaps, etc. We provide 5 bath towels, 5 washrags, 2-3 hand towels, bath mat, and 2 kitchen towels along with bed linens. We always have some linens that get suntan oil/accelorator/ shaving nick stained after 1st/2nd use, but buy 4+ new sets per bed a year, and cannot do new ones every stay. Some guests prefer to bring their own for maximum comfort. More linens may be rented from our cleaning service or others in the area.

We have upgraded medium firmness BR mattress after some guests found the other too soft. Previous full firm one brought other complaints, so we hope it will now please all.

It is standard practice to have guests empty trash, as they may have stinky stuff (diapers, seafood shells...) which permeates the place when not cleaned for hours, or occasionally the next day.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

About The Owner

My name is Susan Player Verbsky; a wife and mother by God's Grace, a Psychotherapist by training, with a small practice here for 20 years, and a Real Estate investment and management specialist by design for the same time period. I enjoy the great intangible rewards of Therapy, and, equally, the tangible rewards of developing a property and working with people planning vacation time.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2007

Why The Owner chose Charleston Area

After many years managing my parent's large wonderful beachfront home that rents for $8800 a week, we invested in a Old Village rental that would be easily accessible to the beach and historic downtown, and a more affordable vacation here for smaller families/groups. Positive experiences with that rental as well motivated us to invest in a Sea Cabin. I am from this area, we live close by, and just love this location. We had stayed and loved these condos for years as a perfect one family beach/Charleston get-a-way.

What makes this condo unique

2nd floor Views are as great as 3rd floor w/out the climb. Better rates and 2 1/2 x the size of the beachfront hotels, and much bigger balcony. Renovated kitchen and bath w/ fully replaced sheetrock walls and ceilings throughout for best allergy relief. End unit shares no BR wall with neighbor, has more open panoramic balcony, plus ours has the conference room below- empty at night and 75% of daytime. ** Smaller groups and families may want to look at our 1BR (king bed)/1BA next door 1 mile from the beach and 6 miles to Historic Downtown, our large townhouse next door to it, and larger family gatherings our family 6BR beachhouse. Look at "All my listings" next to owner info : )

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Susan,



Our week's vacation at your villa was sheer heaven. We had everything we needed right there, and could walk easily to beach, pool, restaurants, etc. This is a perfect place for honeymooners, couples, or small families. We've seen quite a few of these units over the years and this was by far the nicest. I would recomend it and will be back.



Thanks,

English & Stuart ----
Apr 2008
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Amenities

Isle of Palms Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • -Do NOT move furniture & leave! -Clean kitchen w/ dishwasher load running. -Strip beds sheets only. Leave on floor. Used towels in tub -EMPTY Trash
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • We provide bed linens, 5 bath towels, 5 washcloths, 2-3 hand towels, a bath mat, 2 kitchen towels, with the understanding that we use 100% cotton 300+ count and so will always have some linens that get suntan oil/accelerator/ shaving nick spot stained after 1st/2nd use. We toss any with large stains, but occasionally with 8+ loads after guests, a towel/sheet slips by with accelerator stain that gets darker with time and washing. We buy 4+ new sets a year of 100% cotton, and rotate those to have fresh on hand for cleanings, but cannot do new ones every stay and be reasonably priced. Some guests prefer to bring their own for maximum comfort. When guests used the outside linen service in the past, they got 50/50 poly/cotton very cheap sheets/towels, and were unhappy. Our linens are carefully, fully laundered. We also provide a limited amount of start-up paper goods, soaps, etc. This is a storage space issue, not $
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), pack n play(1), Sleep Sofa (1), Bunk Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.6666665 based on 41 reviews
5

Great Condo, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

The trip started off with a little mix up on the cleaning crews part, but the owner was quick to act and follow up with an alternative plan. The condo is very nice and cozy. We enjoyed the beach views and the pool and pier. Quick access to the beach, and to the "strip" in IOP. Overall the experience was great. Towels and linens were very clean, and they even put down new rugs for us and made sure the condo was over and above our expectations. Thank you for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank YOU for your patience and kind words. I hope you will return : ) Susan V
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Blacksburg, Virginia
5

The Perfect Fit

  • 5 of 5

A group of 4 of us stayed here for a long weekend and the condo was the perfect fit for us. There was plenty of space for all of us and sleeping arrangements were comfortable with two on the pull out couch and two in the bedroom. The kitchen was well stocked with cooking supplies and had everything we needed. Great view of the ocean from the back porch. Extremely convenient and in walking distance of tons of shops, restaurants, and bars. Would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad it worked well for you! Please do come stay again : ) Susan V
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Norton, VA
4

Nice clean facility.

  • 4 of 5

Overall we had a wonderful time staying here.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Travis. Do come back again : )
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5

cute, comfortable get away

  • 5 of 5

My dad and i stayed for one night. It was his first trip to the Charleston area and this was a great first place to stay. Walking distance to lots of fun (beach, pier, restaurants etc) and the condo was a lovely place to come back to relax after a fun day. It was cozy, clean, quiet, and there was enough space for 2 people to keep us from driving each other crazy. Would stay again

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank YOU for your kind review, and for being excellent guests!
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5

Amazingly right on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

It was the perfect spot for quick beach day with the family. The owner was very specific with all the instructions and was very attentive before and after our stay. THANK YOU!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank YOU for being great guests! Susan V
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4

Great location near everything

  • 4 of 5

Loved the location, condo was clean and comfortable. Would be tight for 6 people but was perfect for my wife and myself. Communication was excellent and the entire experience was amazing.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Eric! I agree it would be tight for 6, and our max is 5, which even then is only for families with small children. Come back sometime : ) Susan V
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Map

1300 Ocean Blvd
"Our 2-5 guests beachfront condo up the beach"
Sea Biscuit Cafe
Long Island Cafe
Acme Lowcountry Kitchen
"Wrong location on this map. Close to Sea Bisquit. Excellent food and our Favorite Brunch plu..."
Ben & Jerry's
"Oh so good"
Isle of Palms Recreation Department
Coconut Joe's
"Rooftop Bar with great view and sometimes great live music "
Jack's Cosmic Dogs
"On Food Network. Fun visit and great dogs"
Barrier Island Ecotours
"All feedback from guests has been great"
Isle Of Palms County Park
"Water Park, park park, and great boat rental trails."
Simmons Seafood Inc
"Right around the corner to pick up and cook your own in our kitchen : )"
Front Beach Area
Windjammer
"Many great bands play here, and Hootie & The Blowfish, Drivin N' Cryin, plus more still pop ..."
Morgan Creek Grill
"Good food, Great Intercoastal view. Better prices on bar food upstairs/outside."
Fort Moultrie National Monument
"Doesn't have the fun boat ride to Ft. Sumter, but this fort is older, closer, faster, less p..."
Fort Sumter National Monument
Old Pitt Street Bridge
"Little known haven for locals to get their spectacular sundown fix."
Shem Creek Park
"Amazing views"
USS Yorktown State Park
"USS Yorktown (CV/CVA/CVS-10) is one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World W..."
Regal Palmetto Grande Stadium 16
"Mt. Pleasant Town Centre Mall has tons of great shops as well as the theatres, and is right ..."
Boone Hall Plantation
"A smaller tour at a closer Southern pre-Civil War plantation."
Palmetto Islands County Park
"Water Park, scenic park, and great boat/canoe rental options"
Old City Market
"Everything downtown has to offer is in a 2 mile radius!"
Charleston Visitor Center
Charleston International Airport
"Easy access to our places, but you don't want to stay out there : )"
Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Charleston International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Lots Around us with none too close : ) 2 blocks
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Patriots Point Water taxi to downtown - FUN!
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Tons
Nearest Train
14 Miles
North Charleston
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
17
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Bunches - 2 - 5 blocks
Nearest Ski
220 Miles
Beech Mtn
Nearest Beach
Right in front IOP
Car: recommended

Carriage rides, plantation tours, ghost walks

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
> week cleaning/linens $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.0%

Deposit on reservations more than a month away is 30%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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