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Beach-Oceanfront-5br - Handicapped Elevator-Wedding Venue-Summer 2018 available!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,683 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms / 5.5 bathroom (Sleeps 15+ couch)

** FYI - Credit card bookings result in a 3.5% transaction processing fee. E-checks are free (BOTH available as payment methods on VRBO's website ***

'A Shore Thing' is a 5 bedroom, 5 1/2 bathroom, handicapped accessible, four story vacation rental dream house. Elevator access (40"wide x 45" deep cab) to every floor and handicapped accessible (ADA) master suite in main level (sliding board transfer from WC to shower / toilet and open sink to wheel under). Four (4) master suites, each with private bathrooms and all with an ocean view and private / personal 'romeo & Juliet balcony'. A children's room will feature 3 sets of bunk beds (5 twins and 1 queen) for a total of 6 beds. Every bedroom with flat-screen TVs and new mattresses (2016) Top floor features a billiard / game room with a tiki hut. Main (1st floor) features a large open kitchen with island, 2 dishwashers, screened porch and open porch with built in 30' Lynx gas grill. There's a Sonos sound system with speakers in the living room, kitchen, screen porch, billiard room, and garage. Stairs off of open porch lead directly to the beach, where a landing with seating / cooler storage and an outdoor shower will be located. Underneath the house is parking for 6 cars/SUVs, plus driveway parking. Granite countertops throughout. This is a gorgeous new home on folly, designed and built for vacationing. Enjoy.

I keep the calendar very up-to-date. If dates are blocked out then they are unavailable. From memorial day to Labor Day, we have a firm at seven day minimum stay. Check in and check out day are Saturday with no exception.

** FYI - Credit card bookings result in a 3.5% transaction processing fee. E-checks are free (BOTH available as payment methods on VRBO's website ***

Please take note, all reviews prior to May 2016 apply to the old property "black magic". This property was completely demolished and rebuilt from the ground up to become "a shore thing". As of July 2016, Google earth has not taken updated pictures so if you take a look at the property it will look different on Google earth then it actually does in real life today.

WEDDING / EVENTS -$1250 non refundable event fee

This house was also designed to host weddings / events (49 person max). The large fenced in backyard has ample space for tables / chairs / dance floor. The garage has been finished (painted / siding / smooth ceilings, can lights & speakers) for a caterer to setup or for many tables & chairs (as a rain plan). Get married out on the beach and have your reception in the backyard.

A port-a-jon rental is required for events as all of Folly Beach does not have city sewage (we are on a septic tank) and too many people using the bathroom (more than 15-20) can cause it to back up an overflow in the backyard).

As of 8/1/18 no amplified music is allowed in the backyard (DJ or band). Use of house Sonos System is permitted

More Details


Folly Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3683 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1st floor Master / HC accessible - toilet , shower , W/C transfer with h/c grab-bar and bench
    1st floor 1/2 bathroom - toilet
    Kids / Hall Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2 toilets & tub/shower
    Guest Suite #1 - Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Guest Suite #2 - Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Guest Suite #3 - Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Boardwalk / outdoor shower - outdoor shower , outdoor shower located at base of boardwalk
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Handicapped / Master BR - 1 king
    Suite #1 - w/ private bathroom - 1 queen
    Suite #2 - w/ private bathroom - 1 queen
    Suite #3 - w/ private bathroom - 1 queen
    Kids / Bunk Room - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , 5 total bunks (twin size) and 1 queen bed
  • Each suite (and master) has a private bathroom, flatscreen TV and private balcony. Kids room has 5 twin bunks and a queen bed. Access to hall bathroom
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.9130435 based on 46 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week in October 2017 to host our beach wedding reception. Ross was so helpful and responsive throughout the entire process and the house was beyond incredible. We will always look back on it as one of the most amazing weeks of our lives. THANK YOU!!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very impressive property.

  • 5 of 5

Could not have been a better fit for our extended family. Well equipped, clean with high quality furniture, appliances and overall condition of the home. Beautiful location. Had minor issue with security code to open garage, called owner and in less than 2 minutes it was handled. We will be going back.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

“A Shore Thing” was absolutely perfect for our 50th Anniversary Celebration! Our family and friends adored the beautiful home, with attention paid to every detail. There were beautiful views from each room, gorgeous sunrises, large yard, and easy walkway to the beach. Our children and grandchildren all took turns spending various nights with us throughout the month enjoying the house and the beach. We enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving with our children and grandchildren. The next day we had a great celebration of our 50 years of marriage—11/24/1967-11/24/2017. Throughout the month we were also able to have friends for lunch several times. Everyone was awed by the beauty of the house. The owner, Ross was responsive and wonderful to work with throughout the entire time. The house was an amazing setting for the fellowship, togetherness, and love we experienced with family and friends. We will always cherish the memories we made at “A Shore Thing”. We highly recommend this home to anyone. We hope to return as often as possible!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great wedding venue

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous house with great setup for big family parties or weddings. My wife and I got married here the last weekend in September and enjoyed every minute. We arrived the previous Monday and had a large group of friends staying with us. Everyone loved the amazing views and having access to a nice uncrowded part of the beach. The house is extremely well thought out top to bottom, and you couldn't have a more responsive or helpful host than Ross.

All the bedrooms have gorgeous views of the ocean, plenty of space and nice en suite bathrooms. (Three of the four beds are raised pretty high so it might be worth bringing a step stool if you have anyone with limited mobility in your group) The bunk room is FANTASTIC! It's set up very much like a high end hostel, each bunk has an outlet, a light, some privacy and stairs rather than ladders, so it's not just for kids. All our single friends loved staying there and said the mattresses were super comfortable.

Kitchen: Wonderfully well equipped kitchen. The two dishwashers were a lifesaver and the big fridge/freezer and high end stove made big group dinners easy! Its extremely well stocked and got all the necessary appliances and equipment.

Outdoor space: The backyard is a good size. We had our ceremony out there with about fifty people and there was still tons of space. We had the reception under the house, which is nicely finished and had enough space for tables buffets, etc. We started dancing inside, but it spread out to the lawn because it was so pretty out there! (And the Sonos sound systems is a really great perk indoors and out!)

There's so many great things to say about this house! Thanks for the great stay Ross!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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You're "shore" to have an incredible time here

  • 5 of 5

What an incredible time we had in this house! My wife and I rented this place for ourselves and our friends during the week of our wedding at the nearby Tides hotel. The owner, Ross, was incredibly communicative over the months leading up to our stay, answering questions that we had about sleeping accommodations, entry, and parking personally over the phone and via email. He was even kind enough to let us in a bit early so we could fully stock the house before our guests arrived. The sonos system was an awesome touch, and allowed us to set a great beachy mood the whole time. The bedrooms are all massive, and the views are amazing. I also loved how quickly we could go from grilling on the deck to taking a dip in the water. The house itself is very thoughtfully laid out, allowing everyone to feel comfortable despite sleeping so many people! The experience was completely seamless, and we're already working with our friends to find a week and all return next year! I can't recommend this place enough!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very good stay. Going back for the third year.

  • 5 of 5

Great house, good location and Ross the owner is great to work with.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ross Curnett
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

Why Ross Curnett chose Folly Beach

"A Shore Thing" has a beautiful, large beach in the peaceful west end of folly beach. Short 100 foot boardwalk from back porch to beach sand

What makes this house unique

Every bedroom and all living spaces have a water view. No fighting over who gets the "bad bedroom" because there are no bad rooms in this house



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $375
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 14.0%

$750 refundable damage/excessive cleaning deposit also required at arrival but will be fully refunded if no damage, no excessive wear and tear, and no excessive cleaning.

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.

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