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Nightly sunsets as seen from our place

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Last updated: 09/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Beautiful two-bedroom oceanfront cottage apartment with unbelievable second floor views and next-door to historic Fort Moultrie.

This is the best small vacation spot you'll find. The views from the second floor porch, bedroom and living area are unbelievable. The historic Fort Moultrie property and a large maritime forest extend for over a mile up the beach making for a seemingly deserted island during walks and runs. We have a birds-eye view of every boat that passes through the harbor whether it's a cruise ship, sailing ketch or shrimp boat.

Fishing out front is good and you're almost always guaranteed to see lots of bottle-nose dolphins. Swimming right of the rock jetty is good as we have a gentle slope with small, lapping waves.

You can walk up the beach in the morning to watch the sunrise over the ocean and then sit out front in our Adirondack chairs to see spectacular sunsets over the harbor and the steeples of old Charleston.

Our place is a 100 year-old Southern beach cottage that was built to house Army Corps nurses prior to WWI. While totally updated and in great condition, we've made sure to preserve the old beach cottage charm. It's wonderfully decorated but is all about comfort.

We have lots of books for reading and napping. Much to our chagrin, we also have wireless internet, cable, DVD and an iPod ready CD player. We are literally next door to historic Fort Moultrie that is now a very uncrowded National Park but played an integral role in the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI and WWII.

Sullivan's Island is not a tourist town. It is a beautiful and quaint village island. It's mostly made up of full time residents. It is very safe and family friendly. You can bicycle down to the town center for great restaurants with outdoor dining, playgrounds, tennis, basketball, beach volleyball, galleries and a small grocery store. Lots of folks think of Sullivan's Island as 'Mayberry by the Sea'.


Keywords: cottage, condo, old, vintage, apartment, condominium, historic

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Property Type

  • Condo

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) with magnificent view, Twin or Single Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach:

    good for swimming, no big waves but surfing waves just up the street...moreless

  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront:

    simply the BEST views in Charleston...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Fall
Sep 10 - Nov 4, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,850
Late Fall
Nov 5 - Dec 17, 2016
3 night min stay
$275
$1,650
Winter
Dec 18 - Feb 24, 2017
3 night min stay
$230
$1,450 $4,300
Spring
Feb 25 - Apr 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,950
High Season
Apr 29 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,180
Fall 2017
Sep 2 - Nov 3, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,950
Late Fall 2017
Nov 4 - Dec 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$380
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$385
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 09/23/2016
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Location

18 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charleston
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sullivan's Island, SC, USA
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Recommended

Bottle-nose dolphin viewing, Bird watching, Golf carts, Parasailing, Perfect launch site for Hobie Cats and kayaks

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

Why the Owner Chose Sullivan's Island, SC, USA:
Because Sullivan's Island is so incredible...mimimal tourism...laid back...great beach...lots of history...fun restaurants...old beach village funky

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
We previously owned the other apartments in the cottage but always loved the second floor unit the most. It has unbelievable views and additional privacy.


Contact us

Speaks: english, southern drawl

 

Photos

  • Nightly sunsets as seen from our place

    Nightly sunsets as seen from our place

  • Living Room - seating faces out to water

    Living Room - seating faces out to water

  • View from porch looking onto Morris Island Lighthouse

    View from porch looking onto Morris Island Lighthouse

  • Shimp boat heading back to port - taken from property

    Shimp boat heading back to port - taken from property

  • Queen Mary 2  - taken from porch

    Queen Mary 2 - taken from porch

  • Fort Moultrie 1775-1947 taken from our property

    Fort Moultrie 1775-1947 taken from our property

  • Back bedroom with twins

    Back bedroom with twins

  • Aerial view of historic south island - see our red roof! - and fort next door

    Aerial view of historic south island - see our red roof! - and fort next door

  • Beachside View - our apt is on the second floor for spectacular views

    Beachside View - our apt is on the second floor for spectacular views

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Front porch with rockers, napping sofa , table and chairs and VIEWS

    Front porch with rockers, napping sofa , table and chairs and VIEWS

  • Front bedroom - queen, TV, views

    Front bedroom - queen, TV, views

  • Back porch

    Back porch

  • Adirondack chairs atop dunes and next to shore

    Adirondack chairs atop dunes and next to shore

  • Fort Sumter - taken from porch with telescopic lens

    Fort Sumter - taken from porch with telescopic lens

VRBO #181347

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Saturday, September 24, 2016

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Speaks: english, southern drawl
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