Chemical Sensitive Sanctuary - Contemporary Townhome(21 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-5 nights
- Property type:Townhome
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Townhome, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (sleeps 4 in 2 beds)
2 BR King & Queen, 3 BA - sleeps up to 4 in 2 beds - max. occupancy 4
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.
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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Member since: 2009
- 1700 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- 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
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Master Bedroom has it's own balcony and large walk-in closet.
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- 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
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 5 - Apr 1, 2017
5 night min stay
late spring - early summer
Apr 2 - May 20, 2017
5 night min stay
May 21 - Sep 9, 2017
5 night min stay
warm southern fall
Sep 10 - Oct 28, 2017
3 night min stay
late fall - early winter
Oct 29 - Nov 25, 2017
5 night min stay
Nov 26 - Dec 2, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning & Linen $185 + tax
- Pet Fee $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 14%
■ README - PLEASE
■ 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).
■ WEEKLY RENTAL
■ 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
■ MONTHLY RENTAL (4 full weeks/28 days)
■ 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
■ REFUND POLICY
■ 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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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.
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 ;)
- Primary: +1 8435885702 EST, SC US (10A-6P please)
Links to more information:
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.
LIVING ROOM - entertainment - piano
Screened Balcony - main floor
MASTER SUITE - private balcony, bath & jetted tub
Master Bath with adjoining walk-in closet
late afternoon light character of the FRONT BEDROOM
another Spectacular Folly Sunrise
Back Bay Community - upscale lighthearted Contemporary Caribbean appeal
Bright Cheerful EcLecTic - LIVING ROOM - screened balcony
FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN
MASTER SUITE - contemporary king bed, Tempurpedic mattress
MASTER SUITE - private screened balcony
FRONT BEDROOM - pillow top 4 poster bed and PRIVATE BATH
Sunset... receding tide
winter SW end of island looking towards Cooper River Bridge
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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