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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Gorgeous home with partial water view, Walk to Beach yet you can watch sunsets and often dolphins (!) from the porch swing on our beautiful communal dock just 30 steps from the front door.

This home provides all the amenities you need for a comfortable and special getaway. Large screen TV, tvs in two bedrooms, fully stocked kitchen, laundry. dining and lounges on screened porch, sunning deck with lounges and view attached to master suite, and more. I visit frequently and continuously update the house with new furnishings and decor to keep it fresh, comfortable and beautiful.

This home is a good value for a gorgeous. modern 3 Bedroom, 3 bathroom (3 master bedrooms!), Turtle Bay townhome on the Folly River with a gorgeous (partial)view, sunsets, dock, and pool-just 20 steps from the front door. Short walk to beach, Center Street shops and restaurants and Folly Pier. It is 1600 square feet on 2 levels with a garage and carport. A very nice, private screened porch with outdoor dining table, lounge chair, and seating, as well as a sunning porch with lounge chairs off the master bedroom. Each bedroom has its own private bathroom.

*Five Blocks to the Beach and Center Street shops and restaurants.*

*15-20 minutes to downtown Charleston*

The home is a very nice, newer (2003), nicely and comfortably furnished, Fully Equipped from the blender to the linens with nice extras like 36 inch HDTV with cable and TIVO/DVR, DVD, VCR, high speed internet with wireless connectivity, washer/dryer, pool and dock, screened porch and sunning porch. The house and pool are landscaped beautifully with flowers and Palmetto trees, giving it a great tropical vacation feel year-round. Email for more photos and information!

Everything you could want to do nearby: beach, fishing, water sports, downtown Charleston, Historic Plantations, fabulous restaurants (even one right next door), serenity and relaxation. A Folly/Charleston combo vacation can't be beat. Best of beach and city vacation all in one. **Boat slip available for rent--please inquire.

Professionally cleaned. Linens and towels included. At no charge to you like other rentals.

The house is fully equipped with special extras to make your stay easier and more enjoyable, with added benefits like condiments in the refrigerator, spice rack, coffee filters, soap, laundry detergent, etc. Those little things that you find in a real home that save you the trouble of having to bring or buy them. This is island living and all its charm. Tranquility and luxury combine to ease you into a slower pace of life. Enjoy the natural surroundings from the private decks, watch the sunset from a hammock swing on the dock, or walk to the beach.

Activities: Folly Beach or the Edge of America, as it is often referred to by locals, is 6 miles of sandy beach that is perfect for swimming, surfing, shelling, boating, parasailing or bike riding. The 1000 foot fishing pier provides a perfect place to view the ocean. Public clay tennis and basketball courts with an awesome playground in full view so you can watch your children while you play tennis is only 1 mile away on East Erie. Nearby James Island County park offers kayaking, bicycle and paddle boat rentals, roller-blading, a climbing wall and a large water park.

Historic Charleston is a short 15 minute drive. This beautiful city of charm and grace offers horse drawn carriage rides, tours of antebellum mansions and stately southern gardens, gourmet dining, museums, antiquing, and walking tours that take you back in time. Take a boat to Fort Sumter to learn about the start of the civil war. A short drive from Charleston are impressive plantation homes and gardens. Golf courses available within a short drive. Folly Beach and Charleston offer a kind of beauty and experience that is unforgettable.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1560 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    minimum age 25. Will consider under 25s if you put your mom or dad on the phone and a $500 refundable deposit instead of the usual $300 deposit. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking allowed even on porches outside. Deposit will not be returned if there is any evidence of smoking. Seriously, please do not rent my house if you are a smoker. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Homeowners Association does not allow pets for short-term renters. Long term renters (one month or longer) may rent with a dog on a case by case basis....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master Bedroom with sunning deck and jacuzzi tub...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    2nd master bedroom on top floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    This room has a double futon sofa that can be used on reques...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2). All sorts of baby equipment is available for rent at babysaway.com. They will make arrangements to have it waiting for you at the house. Futons (1) Pretty futon sofa in 3rd bedroom converts to a bed. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3

    ...moreless

  • Each bedroom has its own full bath. The bathroom for the bedroom on the main level is also used as the main level powder room, but a door can be closed turning the whole space into another private master bedroom....moreless

Other Amenities

  • One bike (can't guarantee condition), 6 beach chairs, usually an umbrella, Boogie boards, one beach wagon to tow kids or beach equipment, and some beach toys available for your use. Awesome public playground, tennis and basketball courts about a mile away. I'll be happy to send you photos....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    two...moreless

  • Games:

    puzzles and games in entertainment center...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Cable T.V. has Music Channels for a wide variety of music...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) 40' wide screen HDTV with DVR, VCR and DVD. Second flat screen wall mounted TV in Master bedroom with built in DVD player. Third t.v. in second bedroom with DVD player....moreless

  • Television:

    With DVR movie library. With many HBO and probably Showtime channels....moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach toys with beach equipment (chairs, wagon, boogie boards, etc.) in garage....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    A few good videos in the Entertainment Center and growing library on the DVR. Feel free to add movies to the DVR during your stay. (Please delete any programs you record to keep DVR space available)...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Partial view of the Folly River, sailboats, etc. Gorgeous. Great for sunsets on the dock. **The house is on Folly Island proper--not across the bridge. Best of all worlds, walk to everything....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    garage and carport parking too...moreless

  • Garage:

    one or two garage spaces, depending on size of vehicles. Plus one carport space....moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    @ no extra cost Six bath towels, six hand towels, six wash cloths. If you wash towels and bed linens, there is no charge. If you prefer not to do this, there is a $25 linen fee when booking.Notify me....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Very comfy sofa plus comfy chair with ottoman. Dining chairs and deck chairs can be used for extra seating. Floor cushions for children....moreless

  • Parking:

    for two cars under the house. 3 cars if they are not large. No visitor or extra parking. If you have more than 2 or 3 cars, not a good idea to rent in Turtle Bay....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls free and free incoming calls with answering machine. Phone is in main level bedroom nightstand....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    six sets of bath/hand towels and wash cloths. No beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker, filters, coffee, creamer and sugar provided to start you off. Please bring or buy your own coffee for the duration of your stay. Please let me know if any items need replenishing....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    fully equipped -- from blender to spice rack....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Usually ketchup, mustard and mayo in the fridge. Some spices and old bay and stuff in the cupboard....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    One screened porch on main level with outdoor dining and lounge chairs. One sunning deck with lounge chairs and river view from Master Bedroom....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    One bicycle in garage. I'm looking to get more on my next trip. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    One screened porch on main level with outdoor dining and lounge chairs. One sunning deck with lounge chairs and river view from Master Bedroom....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    on the dock with hammock swings and a porch swing!...moreless

  • Golf:

    Many courses nearby...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Great tour companies very nearby....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Tennis:

    great park one mile away with tennis and basketball courts and cool beach themed playground....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Lots of surfing activity and services on the island....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Turtle Bay is a cozy townhome community of 30 homes in a cul-de-sac arrangement on the Folly River. We share a very pretty pool--just steps form the front door-- set right on the river with beautiful views and a dock with a Pavillion, hammock and porch swings for watching the sunset and dolphins....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Master bathroom has shower with separate jetted tub....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2016
Jun 18 - Aug 19, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,700 $6,000
Late Summer 2016
Aug 20 - Sep 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$325
$1,300 $6,000
Sept/Oct
Sep 4 - Oct 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$250
$900 $2,300
Fall/Winter
Oct 31 - Mar 24, 2017
4 night min stay
$200
$900 $2,300
Spring 2017
Mar 25 - May 29, 2017
4 night min stay
$300
$1,450 $4,500
Early Summer
Jun 3 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,600 $5,500
High Summer 2017
Jun 17 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,700 $6,500
Late August 2017
Aug 12 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$425
$1,500 $5,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$250
$950 $1,950
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $85
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 13.5%

Notes:

Rentals of 3 weeks or longer require a $500 security deposit. No refunds with cancellations.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lost Dog Cafe

Car: Recommended

Best of all worlds--gorgeous views of Folly River, with communal pool and dock on the river while only short walk to beach and Center Street shops restaurants, and Folly Pier. Two awesome public playground, tennis and basketball courts about a 1/2 mile and 1 mile away . I'll be happy to send you photos.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: I went to Folly Beach for a vacation in 2002 and refused to leave!! I quit my job and bought this beautiful house. There are many people on Folly with similar stories. Crazy but true. After 3 years I had to return to Washington for work. Now, I share the house with others and visit as often as I can.

Why the Owner Chose Folly Beach, SC, USA:
I came to Folly Beach for a vacation in 2002 and I bought this house before I left. I went home, quit my job and moved here. Yes, that sounds very nutty, but if you start talking to the locals, you will find that my story is not unusual. Unfortunately, after 3 blissful years loving every minute of Folly and Charleston with all their charms and making many friends in this friendly tight-knit community, I had to return to Washing DC. Now, I share my favorite place in the world with others and visit every chance I get.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Sunset and dolphin watching from the floating dock in the evening is one of my favorite things to do. I also LOVE the great restaurants that I can walk to and friendly island atmosphere. Blue Restaurant in the Holiday in is new and my new favorite. It's incredible to stop in for something refreshing or lunch on the deck in the day time or to dine in the gorgeous, uniquely designed interior with beautiful views for dinner. I LOVE going to the Lost Dog for breakfast every morning--and it is only 3 blocks from my house!


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Living room with new rug and cool comfy chairs.

    Living room with new rug and cool comfy chairs.

  • 40 inch flat screen with HBO and DVR

    40 inch flat screen with HBO and DVR

  • Screened porch off great room. Dining, lounge chair and double glider seating

    Screened porch off great room. Dining, lounge chair and double glider seating

  • Master suite with tv

    Master suite with tv

  • Master bath tub

    Master bath tub

  • 2nd bedroom private bathroom

    2nd bedroom private bathroom

  • Main level bedroom twin daybed with storage

    Main level bedroom twin daybed with storage

  • Beach five pleasant blocks walk. Beach wagon and chairs provided

    Beach five pleasant blocks walk. Beach wagon and chairs provided

  • dolphins play at sunset near the dock!

    dolphins play at sunset near the dock!

  • Blu Beach Bar and Restaurant six blocks walk!

    Blu Beach Bar and Restaurant six blocks walk!

  • New seating.

    New seating.

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Master bedroom with sunning deck with river view. Walk in closet. Large bathroom

    Master bedroom with sunning deck with river view. Walk in closet. Large bathroom

  • River view from sunning deck (sideways view)

    River view from sunning deck (sideways view)

  • Second master bedroom

    Second master bedroom

  • 3rd bedroom newly redecorated. Queen and twin bed w/ semi private bath

    3rd bedroom newly redecorated. Queen and twin bed w/ semi private bath

  • Sunset and dolphin watching on the dock!

    Sunset and dolphin watching on the dock!

  • Park with playground, basketball and tennis courts one mile away

    Park with playground, basketball and tennis courts one mile away

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Thursday, July 28, 2016

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