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Chemical Sensitive Sanctuary - Contemporary Townhome

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Last updated: 03/11/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Townhome
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (sleeps 4 in 2 beds)

Synthetic Fragrance Free vacation rental.

2 BR King & Queen, 3 BA - sleeps up to 4 in 2 beds - max. occupancy 4

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PLEASE DELAY SELECTING ORANGE "REQUEST TO BOOK/BOOK IT" BUTTON UNTIL AFTER DIRECT COMMUNICATION WITH US. Instead, please click the pale blue "send email" button near owner photo (or blue link near instant quote... location depends on device used/recent system changes). We cater to those who can not tolerate typical cleaning chemicals and require a synthetic fragrance free environment. We must speak to all potential guests before formal acceptance of any reservation because in order to maintain synthetic fragrance free standards all guests must participate.

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Light airy end unit featuring hardwood floors throughout and 12' ceilings in the latest development in the heart of Folly Beach, referred to locally as 'The Edge of America' and well known for it's eclectic mix of inhabitants. Folly has long been attractive to the artist community and is one of the best surfing areas on the east coast.

An ideal eclectic getaway in a new, lower density, well-designed complex with Caribbean flair. Suitable for 1-2 couples or small families. Well behaved canine family members are welcome when the responsible adult to child+dog ratio is 1:1 or better. Peaceful, perfectly situated location away from the hustle and bustle of front beach party atmosphere, yet truly only a 7 minute stroll to beach and fishing pier, 5 minutes to Center Street restaurants and entertainment. Historic Charleston SC, with all its charm, is only 15 minutes away via motorcoach. An electric piano in the living room delights keyboardists and vocalists alike.

We strive to keep our home chemical scent-free by cleaning with natural products and essential oils, as well as avoiding chemical pesticides etc. Chemical scent-free laundry detergent as well as chemical free air freshener and insect repellent is also provided. We ask that guests refrain from using artificially scented products while in residence. If advice is needed as to where/how to obtain naturally scented personal care items, we're glad to assist.

Spacious... room to be together.. room to be apart. We've not converted the small study into a dedicated third bedroom as is often done, electing instead to retain it as a multi-use space instead. Our guests are generally more mature adults seeking better quality accommodations and a more open and relaxed atmosphere. Study includes yoga mat etc. as well as a full size drafting table, enabling accommodation of other pursuits. There is also a sofa should you have an extra family member joining you for a day or two. This room is truly meant as another space to retreat, design, think and read, not meant to be pressed into full service as sleeping accommodation for a full week. However, in a pinch, for a couple nights it'll do.

GUEST COMMENTS and ONLINE COST ESTIMATOR: See our supplemental webpage for a wealth of add'l info. including scans of guest comments, floor plans, online cost estimator, area info., etc. Link is just above the photos about 3/4 of the way down the page. Also, to help ensure that you receive responses from us in a timely manner, please check your spam folder if you've not heard from us in 24 hours after sending an inquiry.

SUNDAY TO SUNDAY WEEKLY RENTAL - (maximum occupancy of 4)

Canine companion animals only, max. 2 subject to approval. No cats, owner allergic.
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Owner

Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/11/2017

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 1700 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 - Regrettably we are no longer willing to risk renting to anyone under 25....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    There are 2 flights of stairs. Therefore not ideal for families with young children as we do not have child gates etc. installed. It's also not well suited for anyone with significant mobility impairment for same reason....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved dogs considered. Additional cleaning fee of $100 per. No cats, owner allergic....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Tempurpedic mattress, latex pillows....moreless

  • Second Bedroom: 1 queen

    Pillow Top mattress, latex pillows....moreless

  • Master Bedroom has it's own balcony and large walk-in closet.

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, shower, jetted tub

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  • Second Bedroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Main Living Area: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • outdoor: outdoor shower

    hot and cold water - back of garage - sand rinse zone ...moreless

  • We also have an elevated dog bath with hot and cold water in the garage for those sandy, happy buddies. Environmentally friendly soap must be used as it drains into the plant bed. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • ↂ Folly has some of the cleanest air on the east coast, give your body the gift of a fresh air infusion. ↂ Just in case the previous goal statement was overlooked (it is sooo easy to get overwhelmed with information while reviewing properties), please forgive the reiteration. ↂ Our goal is to provide and maintain an environment suitable for chemical sensitive individuals. ↂ We clean with natural products and essential oils and avoid chemical sprays etc. ↂ Chemical & scent free laundry detergent as well as chemical/synthetic scent-free air freshener and insect repellent also provided. ↂ Guests refrain from using chemicals and synthetically scented products while in residence. ↂ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    Blue Ray player with Netflix...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    XFINITY TV, Digital Starter package....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    ONE in the living room. (42 inch)...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    Comcast mid-level service....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    ground level of unit/fully enclosed...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Bring your own laptop/netbook/tablet etc....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    See our web page for floor plan. FollyBeachTownhome dot com/floor_plan dot html...moreless

  • Parking:

    1 car in garage, 1 in driveway...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Available adjacent to unit....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    chemical/synthetic scent free laundry supplies provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless - N band only...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Guest is responsible for appropriate and effective cleaning of all items used....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Screened balconies, adjoining master bedroom and living room....moreless

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
spring
Mar 5 - Apr 1, 2017
5 night min stay
$221
$1,105 $3,647
late spring - early summer
Apr 2 - May 20, 2017
5 night min stay
$261
$1,305
summer
May 21 - Sep 9, 2017
5 night min stay
$315
$1,573
warm southern fall
Sep 10 - Oct 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$251
$1,255
late fall - early winter
Oct 29 - Nov 25, 2017
5 night min stay
$211
$1,055
Thanksgiving
Nov 26 - Dec 2, 2017
5 night min stay
$251
$1,255
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$315
$1,573
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning & Linen $185 + tax
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 14%

Notes:

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■ README - PLEASE

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■ SUNDAY TO SUNDAY RENTAL - Stays under a full week begin/end Sunday, or fall between consecutive Sundays.

■ DAMAGE PROTECTION REQUIRED but differs from above.

■ PET FEE IS $100 PER DOG (2 max), does not necessarily calculate accurately here, please contact us.

■ MAX OCCUPANCY OF 4. Configurations requiring more than the king/queen beds incurs add'l fee if approved.

■ We have no control over the rare Comcast/Netflix system outage. Anyone sensitive to wireless is welcome to request temporary disconnection of wireless signal. However, there are other overlapping wireless signals beyond our control.

■ PAYMENTS - MasterCard/Visa & personal checks drawn on US bank (no third party checks).

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■ WEEKLY RENTAL

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■ Initial Payment - $250 if reservation > 60 days prior to arrival, 50% if less

■ Interim Payment (if applicable 50% of remainder) - 60 days prior

■ Final Remainder Payment - 30 days prior

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■ MONTHLY RENTAL (4 full weeks/28 days)

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■ Contact us for exact winter monthly calculations. System doesn't accurately reflect changes in accommodation tax etc.

■ Initial Payment - 50%

■ Final Remainder Payment - 90 days prior

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■ REFUND POLICY

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■ Refund policy is fully disclosed in rental agreement documents that are sent direct to guest email via PDF files. It is strict, however, terms depicted below in "owner's cancellation policy" isn't precisely how we handle things.

■ Basically for weekly rentals it's as follows: 60 days or more, full refund less $250 cancellation fee; 30-59 days – half; 0-29 days - zero.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

20.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charleston International Airport (CHS)
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Center Street - multiple
15.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak-North Charleston
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Center Street - multiple
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Folly Beach - 1050 ft to nearest beach access

Car: Recommended

Folly is a GREAT KAYAKING AREA, public landing is 2 blocks away, bring your kayaks! Two beach cruiser bicycles provided for environmentally friendly island excursions. Electric piano in living room to work the kinks out of your latest composition or practice your vocals.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: I'm a lifelong resident of the Charleston area and have always enjoyed the water oriented activities this beautiful coastal area has to offer. Zoom in on the map below to see location and relationship to points of interest.

Why the Owner Chose Waters Edge (Folly Beach, SC, USA):
We originally chose this townhome located in Back Bay (not Water's Edge) as a second residence because Folly is said to have the cleanest air on the east coast and I needed to escape the effects of the heaviest spring pollens at home. We are now able to share our townhome year round as I am no longer forced to flee from home every spring. ;) Please note we're _not_ located in the Water's Edge Development. Recent system changes seem to use somewhat inaccurate latitude/longitude tagging to determine location/development/community.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
With the county boat landing just a couple blocks away, it's convenient to go for a quick paddle on a whim, the back side of Folly offers wonderful places to kayak. We never know what we're going to see. The island is also a great place to jog and bicycle, plus miles and miles of beach to enjoy. The outdoor shower with hot and cold water makes beach excursions so much more convenient and really does minimize sand inside. The location is prefect, not in the hub bub of front beach activity, yet an easy walk to beach access and to restaurants etc. on Center Street. ↂ GREEN ALL NATURAL CLEANING PRODUCTS ↂ LOW TO NO PESTICIDE USE (baits & plant based pesticide used only if required, essential oil steam mopping is our most effective deterrent) ↂ WIRELESS INTERNET will be deactivated on request (others close though & will lose Netflix) ↂ Cable TV vs. satellite ↂ no toxic 'wrinkle free' sheets & no linen service used, we do it all ↂ no falling asleep to the overpowering smell and effects of bleached linens, dryer sheets, or fabric softeners ↂ linens washed and dried in machines free of chemicals/synthetic scents ↂ chlorine filters on showers ↂ filtered water in fridge and ice-maker ↂ no synthetic scents ↂ no smoking ↂ CAT ALLERGIES? We only allow dogs ;)


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/11/2017

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Photos

  • ghost crab... we share the shoreline with highly interesting creatures

    ghost crab... we share the shoreline with highly interesting creatures

  • Upon entrance you'll notice your home for the week is sparkling clean and fresh.

    Upon entrance you'll notice your home for the week is sparkling clean and fresh.

  • LIVING ROOM - entertainment - piano

    LIVING ROOM - entertainment - piano

  • Screened Balcony - main floor

    Screened Balcony - main floor

  • MASTER SUITE - private balcony, bath & jetted tub

    MASTER SUITE - private balcony, bath & jetted tub

  • Master Bath with adjoining walk-in closet

    Master Bath with adjoining walk-in closet

  • late afternoon light character of the FRONT BEDROOM

    late afternoon light character of the FRONT BEDROOM

  • Sunrise... Folly

    Sunrise... Folly

  • beach calm

    beach calm

  • explore

    explore

  • another Spectacular Folly Sunrise

    another Spectacular Folly Sunrise

  • beachcombing

    beachcombing

  • Back Bay Community - upscale lighthearted Contemporary Caribbean appeal

    Back Bay Community - upscale lighthearted Contemporary Caribbean appeal

  • Bright Cheerful EcLecTic - LIVING ROOM - screened balcony

    Bright Cheerful EcLecTic - LIVING ROOM - screened balcony

  • FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN

    FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN

  • MASTER SUITE - contemporary king bed, Tempurpedic mattress

    MASTER SUITE - contemporary king bed, Tempurpedic mattress

  • MASTER SUITE - private screened balcony

    MASTER SUITE - private screened balcony

  • FRONT BEDROOM - pillow top 4 poster bed and PRIVATE BATH

    FRONT BEDROOM - pillow top 4 poster bed and PRIVATE BATH

  • 'office'

    'office'

  • Sunset... receding tide

    Sunset... receding tide

  • kayak

    kayak

  • sail

    sail

  • fishing

    fishing

  • winter SW end of island looking towards Cooper River Bridge

    winter SW end of island looking towards Cooper River Bridge

VRBO #245870

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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