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20% off APRIL DISCOUNTS - Luxury home 2-4 BEDROOMS 20 mins to Charleston

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,250 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 - 60 nights


About the property

Affordable top quality time away!!


The wonderfully spacious “Avanti” is designed for 2 couples with the split floor plan that includes 2 br/2ba in the main house with 1400 sqft (aka the Monterey) and 2 br/1ba in an adjacent 850 sqft suite (aka the Villa) to sleep 8. Our Gourmet Kitchen has beautiful Granite countertops and comes fully stocked with everything you'll need during your stay. Dinner for 8 can be served in the dining room, and dinner seating for 6-8 people on the deck. Relax on the floating deck in the courtyard, grill on the back deck, soak in the hot tub, sit by the fire pit, or relax on the swings in the portico! There is a place for everyone to escape to. Check out our photos in our photo album.

If you only need the 2 bedroom, we can accommodate your request and lock off the other 2 bedrooms.

Pack light, b/c you won't really need a thing. Our Luxury Rental is fully stocked with every supply you can think of. Cable & Wifi is included in your Rental! Sweet Surrender is all I can say about our lovely property located on a private 1 acre estate in Old Summerville. This is no cookie cutter house in a barren subdivision! Once you lay eyes on this property you won't want to stay anywhere else. It is the absolute perfect escape for the soul. A perfect hideaway!

This property is the most unique house in the area. Once owned by a woman who moved here from Panama, the house has a very distinct 'Spanish & Mediterranean' flair. There are Magnolias, Elephant Ears, and Palm trees growing in the back yard, it's fabulously plush. We love the area, it's peaceful and quiet. We will bend over backwards to make your stay amazing, just let us know. Enjoy Life! We do! Historic Summerville with all its own charm is only 20-30 minutes from downtown Charleston, the plantations and other fabulous sites. You'll love renting here. Come during the Azalea Festival in March or the Spoleto Music Festival in May/June.


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Rent includes: Cable, wifi, utilities, hot tub use. Everything is provided. Taxes and cleaning not included

4 BEDROOM: $1600/wk (Dep $1,000 + $99 ins fee)

Larger 2 BEDROOM: $900/wk (Dep $600 + $99 ins fee)

Smaller 2 Bedroom: $700/wk (Dep $400 + $99 ins fee)

More Details

Richard Baus
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 28, 2017

About Richard Baus

I am an entrepreneur and Carvel is an engineer. We enjoy sailing, travelling, meeting new people and drinking a good bottle of wine!!

Welcome to Summerville!

Richard Baus purchased this house in 2014

Why Richard Baus chose Summerville

It's beautiful. The neighborhood is charming, full of trees and greenery, banana trees, azaleas, tea olives, and ivy! You're gonna love the neighborhood. Close to everything!!

What makes this house unique

The Summerville Country Club golf course is within walking distance.

This spectacular property has multiple indoor and outdoor areas for relaxing and entertaining. 2 verandas, 2 decks, Hot tub w deck, fire pit area, courtyard with floating deck, and portico with swings!!

The property location is central. It's very easy to get to the Plantations(15 min), Charleston(20) and the beaches(30). It really isn't very far from anything. And when you come back at night, it's so peaceful and relaxing. I'm listening to the crickets now.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for the stay. We had a wonderful time during our visit to Summerville and Charleston. Will be back!

**Taken right out of the Guest Book!
Aug 2011
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Summerville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Beautifully and tastefully done. Recently remodeled.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Villa Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Villa Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Monterey Br 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom en-suite, Tempurpedic mattress, private veranda
    Monterey BR 1 - 1 queen , Monterey Queen bed - sliders to private courtyard
  • All bedrooms have queen beds, a dresser, closet, ceiling fan, linens provided.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Sitting on a full acre, our property backs up to woods, private, quiet, 2 min to town. Reclaimed heart pine throughout. Private veranda for sunbathing or quiet romantic dinners. Fire pit table, sofa and chairs. Floating decks and more. Very unique. PERFECT for 2 couples or a family. Plenty of ROOM. Set up like 2 separate units 1450 sqft and 850 sqft.


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20% off APRIL DISCOUNTS - Luxury home 2-4 BEDROOMS 20 mins to Charleston
average rating of 4.818182 based on 38 reviews
Washington, DC

Perfect Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

I am starting a new job in Charleston and it was necessary for my family to relocate before me so we needed to find temporary lodging which was comfortable for my wife and children. The Villa was that place! It was close to the kids schools, to shops, and the downtown area. Great location and the accomodations were perfect for the family. It made the transition for my family much easier. Thanks for the hospitality and awesome place to stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such an honor to be able to help your family during this transition. I'm glad you enjoyed the Monterey. It's quite roomy isn't it!! Well, good luck with your new home! Welcome to Summerville!
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Lakewood, NY

Perfect for our family vacation (Monterey)

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying in the Monterey this week! The home had all the amenities and supplies we needed to make our stay successful! The home is beautiful! I especially loved all the porches and patios, although the scattered rain through the week limited our chance to use them. The location was also a perk due to the fact I have a lot of family in the Summerville area. I am in Charleston several times each year and would definitely love to stay in your home again! Thank you Christi for a wonderful week!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kelly, So glad you enjoyed the Monterey! Even though it was a last minute reservation we got it done. I think you also got to enjoy the pool down the street! What a great new feature for our property. Please come back again soon for another visit! Christi
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Home Away From Home Indeed!

  • 5 of 5

I have decided this is like a home away from home indeed! The photos online were enticing and seeing the property in person was breath-taking. The trees (oxygen/clean air), early morning walks (safe environment) & non-busy street allowed for much needed rest, relaxation and peace. I am looking forward to our return. Thank you for being so gracious and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joann, So happy you could actually make it this time, we'll welcome you back anytime you're heading this way. Glad to hear you enjoyed the Villa!
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Camp Hill, PA

Quiet Place in Nice Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

The owner made it easy for us to rent the Avanti. There would have been plenty of room in the Monterey for the six of us, but we decided to rent the Monterey and the Villa (The Avanti) so that we could have a little more space and two bathrooms. Renting the Avanti also allowed us to easily have our two nephews over for a couple nights. The patios and verandas were great for soaking in some early morning sun and relaxing in the evenings. The entire neighborhood was quiet and the few neighbors we did come across during walks were very friendly. I strongly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carl, Thank you for your great review. The Avant IS FANTASTIC for larger groups!! I didn't realize how popular it would be. It's a great value for families traveling together too!! Come see us again!
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Nice stay in the Villa in Summerville (near downtown Charleston)

  • 4 of 5

This is an affordable and great place to stay when you want to explore the Charleston area. Pretty close to the airport, downtown Charleston, Middleton Place, Cypress Garden +++. Summerville is only 5 minutes away with a car and it is a cosy little town with local restaurants, bars and cafes. Nice and quiet neighborhood with big garden (which my sons could play in), big outdoor seating area and close to walking/biking trails. The Villa has everything you need and was a good fit for us.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Monterey Stay was great!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed in the Monterey for a month while we were transitioning from selling a home to moving out of state. The Monterey was perfect in that it was fully furnished with everything we needed during our stay. The Monterey was beautifully decorated and had a great back yard. The neighborhood was safe, quite and conveniently located. We couldn’t have asked for a better place to stay. Christi was great to deal with and we would recommend staying in the Monterey.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sticky Fingers
Cracker Barrel
Logan's Roadhouse
"Great RIBS!"
Perfectly Frank's -- CLOSED
Regal Cinemas Azalea Square Stadium 16
Kickin' Chicken
Red Pepper
Continental Corner Greek
Atlanta Bread Company -- CLOSED
Dog & Duck
Oscar's Place
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Charleston International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Miler Country Club
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Isle of Palms
Car: necessary

30 min to beach, 15 minutes to Magnolia Plantation (scenic drive), 15-20 mins to Charleston Airport, 20-25 mins to Downtown Charleston.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Deposit $3,300
Refundable damage deposit $600
Tax Rate 11.0%

1 Month: $4,200/mo
2 Months: $3,800/mo
3 Months: $3,600/mo

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.