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Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 bedroom (King-sz bed), 1 loft (queen-sz bed), sleeps 2

The Perfect Romantic Hideaway

1 bedroom (king size bed) + 1 loft (queen-size bed), 2 baths

This is an open floor plan on the first floor, so the 1 bedroom is downstairs in the open floor area. The second bedroom on the top floor is a loft style bedroom in an A-frame.

Experience the best of Folly Beach in this rustic, treetop cabin. The custom-built, 1200-square-foot 'Tree House' features cypress walls and heart pine floors (reclaimed from an historic Charleston home), and ten foot ceilings create a spacious, yet cozy, feel. Natural light seeps in through a skylight and the two-story house's many windows. This fully furnished hideaway comes complete with two bathrooms, enclosed outside shower, kitchenette (with gas range, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker), washer & dryer, A/C, three ceiling fans, flat screen TV (cable included), VCR/DVD, and free WiFi, free bikes, free beach chairs, and free umbrella usage. Relax on any of the property's three decks, including an intimate rooftop deck that offers gorgeous views of the Folly River Marsh and provides the perfect spot for stargazing or watching the sun rise or set. The Folly Beach Tree House is the ideal space for a honeymoon, romantic weekend, or vacation getaway. Book your stay today!

Please call for availability as calendar is not frequently updated.

Summer Rentals Available! Full weeks stay in the sun! Feel free to contact us in the Summer rentals at a discounted rate!

Suitability: low allergen environment, non-smoking only, not suitable for children, pets not allowed, unsuitable for elderly or infirm, wheelchair inaccessible

Thank you for your interest.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 26, 2017

About David

I have been a resident 28 years and love the folly beach lifestyle.

David purchased this house in 1991

Why David chose Folly Beach

1200 square feet 2 bathrooms clawfoot tub to relax in.

3 decks and much more.

What makes this house unique

Romantic getaway with a view of the river and fabulous sunsets.


Folly Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Resort ...
  • River ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Full bathroom on the first floor, has a shower and a washer and dryer, all wood floors, ceilings; walls feels like being on a yacht. Second floor has a half bathroom wood flooring with beadboard walls, ceilings.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Combination master suite and living area with 10 ft ceilings. We have a master bedroom and a loft for your enjoyment, but please limit the number of guests to 3 people.Thank you.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 2 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Outside enclosed shower


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(30 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.5 based on 30 reviews

Magical Mystical Treehouse

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I love Folly Beach and wanted to seek out a rental as cool as the beach town itself. The Folly Treehouse is a perfect fit for anyone wishing to truly escape and find something different. There is plenty of space and it is extremely comfortable and it makes you feel as though you are hiding away in your own cabin. Dave is a local legend and one hell of a cool guy, and he genuinely cares about the experiences of his guests. We had a great time in both Folly and Charleston (you can Uber in and out if you enjoy cocktails as we do), and were so glad we chose the treehouse. The only regrets we had were that we couldn't stay longer and that our friends at home couldn't see the place, because they would have loved it. It is truly the perfect hideaway in the perfect place. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful and relaxing!

  • 4 of 5

The treehouse was awesome!

We enjoyed our stay and the proximity to the beach and downtown Folly Beach. The house a cozy feel and the tree house deck was enjoyable. Would stay here again. David had everything just right! Holly and Jeff

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toledo, Ohio

Much enjoyed. Quite unique.

  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blooming Prairie, MN

The "Treehouse" was exactly what we were hoping for, and more!

  • 5 of 5

What a unique accommodation and very neat way of experiencing Folly Island. The whole experience went very smoothly, from setting up the reservation to getting into the property on arrival, and communicating with the owner.

If you truly want to experience an authentic island get away, the "Treehouse" is the place for you! We especially loved the bicycles and the rooftop deck!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Clarksville. OH

Great location, could use some updating

  • 3 of 5

The best thing the treehouse has going for it is it's location. It's on a quiet street but just a few blocks from either downtown Folley or the beach. And when you are on the rooftop deck, it really does feel like a treehouse!

We stayed for 4 nights and our word for the week here was "Quirky". It's an interesting set up but was quite comfortable. However, it could use a little updating. VRBO website says beach chairs and bikes are provided. We had to sort through the pile of chairs (all in various states of disrepair) that were under the outside steps to find 2 that might work. And the bikes were leaned up against the fence also in poor repair. We were glad we had brought our own bikes. We had to hold onto the ring behind the shower handle while pulling to get the shower to work. Dave did give us a heads up on this before we got there. The fridge is quite old and missing the top shelf. The air conditioning consists of 2 window units, one for each floor. The one on the first floor, where we slept, was so loud we couldn't run it at night.

While on the surface, the house was clean, it really could use a deep cleaning. We found ourselves washing glasses and dishes before we used them as they seemed dusty. The shower curtain needs to be changed or hit with bleach pretty hard as it has mold growing on the bottom of it.

While it was all a bunch of relatively minor things, really our only problem was that we had to pay over $200/night to stay here. If this had been $140-150/ night, none of this would have bothered us. But by the time you pay the daily rate, tax, $75 VRBO fee and the $100 cleaning and linens fee, it was $210/night. This is not a $210/night property. Oh and we got 3 bath towels for 2 of us for 4 nights. Luckily a washer and dryer are provided. (and laundry soap, which was appreciated)

This has nothing to do with Dave or the treehouse, but I'll never pay the $75 VRBO fee again. There are plenty of ways to find good places to stay, without being gouged like that. In all the times Iv'e used VRBO, this was the first time I've been charged that fee.

Wish we could have rated this better for you Dave, but we have to be honest. With some clean up and updates of a few things, your ratings should improve.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, TX

The Treehouse is awesome! We had a wonderful stay. :)

  • 5 of 5

The Treehouse was a super great place to stay for our honeymoon! It is close enough to the beach to take a quick bike ride, and far enough away from the downtown part of Folly Beach that it's quiet and peaceful. The house itself is quirky and fun. It's also comfortable and we slept well. There is a great variety of restaurants nearby, and a well-stocked little grocery store.

David was really sweet and helpful. We felt that if we needed anything, he would be on it in a heartbeat, but he wasn't at all intrusive.

Overall, we would highly recommend the Treehouse for a fun getaway to Folly Beach!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Municipal on James Island
Nearest Train
25 Miles
North Charleston
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
I 26
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
three blocks
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Folly Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning and Linens $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 15.5%

**** Note: Add 15.5% accomodations tax and service to all rates. All rentals will incur an additional $100 fee for cleaning and linens. Please, no pets, smoking or excessive noise on the property. ****

Manager'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.

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