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Best Ocean Views~Mineral pools~CHECK OUR REVIEWS Beach Chairs! King,Double,Twin

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to Shipwatch. You came here for the beach and with the great above the trees 3rd floor location of this unit, you have the best views of one of the best beachs in South Carolina. Shipwatch has the best beach available on the Isle of Palms and when you are ready to go to the beach you are only an elevator ride and a few steps away from the walkway to take you there. Do not forget to get the beach chairs out of the lock-up so you can relax when you get there. You are well located to enjoy one of the best views of the oceanfront in Wild Dunes. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, and happy hour on the covered and furnished deck facing the beach. Great beach and ocean views are available from the Living Room, Dining Area, Master Bedroom, Kitchen, and Deck/Covered balcony.

All seasons are great times to enjoy the beach,the walking paths and Charleston. Temperatures are moderate to warm with the average highs by months Mar -Aug respectively of 65, 72, 80, 85, 89, and 87. With the nice weather swimming, walking the beach, shelling, golf, sightseeing and carriage rides in downtown Charleston are some of the favorite activities. Bring your family or come with some friends and create some great memories at our place on the beach.

The Condo was recently remodeled and has new Kitchen and Bath Cabinets as well as two completely redone baths. The new granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, tiled kitchen and dining area look great. The Master Bedroom features a very comfortable King sized bed, Black out drapes, dual side tables with reading lamps and a large 9 drawer dresser with a hutch top that encloses a flat screen TV.. The recently redone Master Bath has a large glass enclosed shower and huge double vanity that is mirrored and well lit. The living area and the bedrooms just had new bellawood select oak hardwood floors installed. It just does not get much better than this.

The Shipwatch Condo has the nicest grounds in Wild Dunes and the nicest pools on the resort as well as a Beach Gazebo for the adults, and a children's playground central to everything. Wild Dunes is a private gated resort community so the beach is not overly crowded. When you are ready to eat, there are several nice restaurants on the resort but you are very close to both Mount Pleasant and Charleston, so great dining, shopping and sightseeing opportunities abound close by.

Recently added are:

* a new large 37' LED HDTV and DVD. Great for the free Current and Classic DVD's we now offer.

* a new free high speed wireless internet service.

The Wild Dunes Resort features two beautiful Golf Courses, nice walking or bike riding paths, the spa, shops and restaurants. So come for the Beach, Sightseeing, Shopping, Dining, Golf, or the Spa. Most importantly Come Relax and Enjoy.

The beach is just an elevator ride and boardwalk away. Downtown Charleston is just a twenty minute drive away. Come and enjoy!

Keywords: Condo,Villa, 2 bedroom,

More Details

Doug Godfrey
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2018

About Doug Godfrey

Pictured are 3 of our 4 Grand children who love the SC Beaches. Eli our forth grandchild is just a baby so it will be next year before he learns to enjoy the beach like the rest of us. Jeanette and her sister Billie were born in SC. I was born in NY and moved to SC in my teens. When Jeanette and I got married we moved to several different cities some she liked, like Williamsburg Va. and some she just made the most of like Detroit. Jeanettes' sister Billie moved to Mt. Pleasant SC after getting married and thus the start of our connection with Charleston and Wild Dunes. Our families vacationed and visited many times together over the years and we learned to love the low-country thru this process.

Doug Godfrey purchased this condo in 2003

Why Doug Godfrey chose Isle of Palms

Jeanette and I love the beaches and warm ocean waters off the Charleston coast. We love to walk the beach, go sightseening in Charleston and enjoy the good restaurants in the area. The beauty of Charleston, the low country and Wild Dunes as well as all the golf and Tennis opportunities were like magnets to us and our family. We started looking at properties in Wild Dunes in 1996 but really did not get the opportunity to buy until 2003. We love our Villa and have spent the last 14 years re-doing the entire unit. It's how we want it now, nothing left to do but enjoy and enjoy we will.


Isle of Palms Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Very Comfortable, Double Beds (1) Good quality in 2nd bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (1) Good quality in second bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Makes into a queen sized bed. Linens usually located in MBR closet.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Gated Community
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

Lovely condo with beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

We had a perfect stay at Shipwatch. The condo has wonderful ocean views. You can also watch the sun rise over the ocean from the balcony. Our family of five was very comfortable here (kids aged 5, 8, & 12). We loved having the exterior closet to keep our beach things in. We split our time between the beach and driving to activities around Charleston. It was nice to have a peaceful, quiet place to come back to. We checked out Jestine’s Kitchen per the owners’ recommendation in their guestbook and loved it. Some of the tastiest Southern food we’ve ever had. We would definitely recommend this rental. Thanks for a great break from our hectic pace of life!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Beach and All The Amenities

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful beach and views. Wild Dunes is a lovely community. Clean and well appointed condo. It was just my husband and me so we didn’t use the second bedroom but the beds there seemed suitable for children only. Hope to come back soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing Stay at Shipwatch

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful time staying in the Shipwatch condo. The accommodations were clean and cozy. We loved the wide beach and that it was not crowded.

I would definitely recommend this condo to anyone wanting to have a relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great getaway from up north winter

  • 4 of 5

Had a fantastic week with good weather, only rain on one day. Even cool mornings were toasty warm on the sheltered balcony. Only downside was painfully slow WiFi. Thankfully we didn’t have to use it much as we were there for the beach walks and views.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect stay at Isle of Palms

  • 5 of 5

Recently stayed at this condo and couldn’t have been more pleased. The owner, Mr. Godfrey was great throughout the entire process and made himself available at the last minute to help me with check-in details I had left at home. The condo was perfect for us and our two teen boys. Pictures don’t really reflect how nice and comfy the place is. We have stayed at several rentals in the past and this was by far our favorite. Rooms were private and quiet which was good for the nights and early mornings our boys were up and hanging out. The kitchen is well stocked with anything you might need if you like to prepare meals on your own. Same with laundry area. As for the complex itself it was also clean, quiet and just steps from beach and pool. Would stay again and can’t wait to go back. Thanks for making our Fall Break a good one Mr. Godfrey!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Kirsten, So glad you and your family enjoyed our place at the beach. We love being there as well and we promise you we will keep it nice until you and your family can come back and stay with us again. Thanks for choosing our place and we look forward to having you back. Regards, Jeanette and Doug
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Excellent location, furnishings, and condition.

  • 5 of 5

Property furnished and maintained like it was your own. Helpful, friendly owner. Definitely a place to return to on IoP.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Barry, Glad you and your family enjoyed our place. Please do comeback, Jeanette and I will be happy to accommodate you and your daughter. Best regards, Jeanette and Doug
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The Sea Biscuit Cafe
Good for Breakfast and lunch
Long Island Cafe
Really enjoyed this place
Morgan Creek Grill
Best views of the low country. Love the baskets.
Eggs Up Grill
You yolks will like this pace
Simmons Seafood Inc
Great for Cooking in. Across from Harris Teeter.
Nearest Airport
22.9 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Walking Distance
Nearest Golf
Within walking Distance
Nearest Restaurant
Within Walking Distance
Nearest Beach
On the Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Shipwatch Great Tropical Views
Nearest Point of Interest
Golf Course Club House
Nearest Point of Interest
Driving Range and Practice putting greens
Nearest Point of Interest
Tennis Courts
Nearest Point of Interest
2nd golf course, delli and Tennis center
Nearest Point of Interest
Red and White Goocery Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Property Mgmt Co
Nearest Point of Interest
Simmons Fresh Seafood Store
Nearest Point of Interest
The Pig, Target, and some shops
Nearest Point of Interest
Morgans Creek Restaurant Top Floor, Great View
Nearest Point of Interest
General Store & Marina Shop
Car: recommended

20 miles from Charleston

Other Activities: Boating, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Miniature golf, Kayaking, Parasailing, Health/Beauty Spa


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Some time frames may have discounts so please feel free to inquire. Rates may change until your reservation is made.

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.