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Caretta Cottage Charming

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
nights

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Family friendly home one block from beach with private pool! This home has been recently redone. Square Feet: 2400, plus

The living room offers some nice features, including a flat screen TV, DVD, surround sound and digital cable, a gas fireplace, hardwood floors throughout with sisal rugs, wireless internet, and comfy overstuffed couches. [Wireless internet services are not guaranteed to work with your equipment.] We cannot provide support for guest's personal computer systems.The dining room features pendant lights over the dining table. The large galley-style kitchen has a Dacor stove with 6 burners and a double oven. The tiled sunroom includes a flat screen TV, a futon that will pull out to a double bed, and a bar with small refrigerator.

Outside the sunroom. there is a large deck with a gas grill. The fenced yard is nicely landscaped, and includes a jungle gym for the kids and a private pool. The private pool has a fun feature...colored lights that will change the color of the water!

Home includes: free parking, screened porch or deck, initial supply of linens and towels, washer and dryer, color cable TV, air conditioning, starter supply of paper products and detergents, fully equipped kitchen with dinnerware, flatware, pots and pans, plus local telephone service.

Keywords: Charming cottage just off the beach.

More Details

Owner
Tom and Stacey
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2016

About Tom and Stacey

Medical professional from the area. We live on the island minutes from the property and are available should any issues arise. This was our first home and holds many family memories. A charming property with pure Island appeal

Tom and Stacey purchased this house in 2002

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our first time at Caretta Cottage. A very short walk on a private street to the beach. The home was clean, cozy and fresh smelling. The back deck, grill and sparkling pool made for perfect afternoons. The play set in the back yard, Foosball table and VCR with childrens videos provided hours of entertainment for the kids. The home is close to the City Marina and next to Wild Dunes Golf Resort. Plus, we could finally bring our dog on vacation. A great family experience.
Jun 2014
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Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Caretta Cottage Charming
average rating of 4.0833335 based on 13 reviews
5

Halloween at Caretta Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My Mother, 4 year old niece, and I along with our two dogs stayed at Caretta Cottage for a long weekend. We were very happy with the accommodations. The place was clean and comfortable. We had more than enough room. The house is extremely spacious with places to get away. The water in pool was too cold to use but my niece loved the playset in the back yard. The toys left by the outside spigot were great to bring to the beach. This was the kind of house that felt comfortable, but not stuffy. The kitchen was huge with a great stove. The beach was a close walk and it was nice to be able to rinse off outside before going inside. The fenced in back yard was great for the dogs and for privacy. The owners were very responsive to communications ahead of time and during our stay. We had an issue with the light being out on the front porch and they responded immediately. The owners gave us tips for a Halloween festival on the island and where to go for trick-or-treat and we had a great time. I would recommend this place to anyone.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Georgia
5

Beach Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lovely cottage for a beach getaway. It was an amazing place with nice accomadations. Everything was clean and welcoming! This is one of the cleanest places that I have stayed at on vacation. It was such a nice place I would recomend that anyone who wants to get away and stay at a cottage that is like home should definately book this cottage. It is accomadated with a nice pool that you do not have to worry about being crowded. Also another plus about this cottage is that it conviently located one block from the beach. Our experience also could not have been any better due to the very respectable and friendly owner who made sure that everything was ready when we arrived for check-in.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wisconsin
1

Christmas 2015

  • 1 of 5

My family stayed in this home over the Christmas holiday 2015. There were 6 of us including my 8 month old granddaughter. This is the third home we've rented in the area for the holidays, with all prior experiences being great. I have only one word to describe this home FILTH!!! My wife and daughter in law on two occasions scrubbed the floors, and the water was black. The comforter and bedding was never washed, there were red spots (who knows what that was?) that came out after we washed them, which would indicate the bedding was left as is when the prior tenants left, the beach sand in the beds would also be a good indication..... There are toys and garbage laying in the flower beds, pet hair everywhere on the furniture & washing machine. My daughter brought blankets to lay on the floor so the baby could crawl around...... I can't begin to describe how dirty this place was. Being in the hospitality business, I'm usually very forgiving, knowing that things can be missed. This place was never cleaned before we arrived, we have photos. I'm sure if it was clean our experience would have been much better. We're very disappointed! In our business if a guest had this type of experience our franchise would force us to refund all of their payment. That should happen here too, but I know it will not. Perhaps this review will help prevent the next person/family from having to live in absolute FILTHY conditions!!!! This home was much cleaner the day we left, than when we arrived.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: SHAME ON YOU ! 1. The guest inspected the property prior to arrival. 2. All linens, comforters and blankets replaced December 15, 2015. 3. All upholstery cleaned and NEW slip covers replaced December 15, 2015. 4. Property cleaned by professional services day of arrival. 5. Property inspected by Wyndham Vacation Resort Rentals day of arrival. 6. Property passed inspection with photographs taken. 7. There were NO issues reported from guest on check-in nor during their stay. 8. The home was left in POOR condition with significant damage to the new upholstery- Already,repaired. 9. And yes, guest leave beach toys next to the outside beach shower for other guest children to use. 10. I now know why they cancelled their damage deposit check 11. Please read additional reviews
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5

Beach Christmas

  • 5 of 5

Thanks to Johnson's for a wonderful experience! We rented the cottage at the last minute for a belated Christmas with our kids and brand new grandchildren. The cottage was spacious, well appointed, and provided the perfect spot to get together. There was a great kitchen, neat sunroom, and a wonderful fireplace with plenty of room for stockings. The owners were great, making a special trip to make sure we could use the gas logs. The rate was reasonable. There was even a great fenced yard for our pets. The beach was a block away, an easy walk! We are already trying to determine when we can return!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great place

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay, especially the pool. The temps were hot but house was cool and pool felt great. Thanks so much for everything!!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Renters Beware!

  • 1 of 5

My family has vacationed at the Isle of Palms durning Memorial week for 13 years. We have always enjoyed every minute and had exceptional accommodations. This home wasn't rented through the management company like advertised. The owner has it secured for himself, and handles everything himself. When my family of 5 arrived the home wasn't cleaned from the previous renters. The 2400 sq ft home was cleaned in an hour and a half. Not to my standards! The comforters and duvet was stained and I washed them myself. I also purchased cleaning supplies to give a more through cleaning myself. The pool was murky and you couldn't see the bottom for 4 days. The pool man came 4 days in a row, shocking then changing the filter the fourth day, and finally emptying half of the pool on the day we checked out. We could finally see the bottom and ALL the tree debris and grime. The dishes had to be cleaned before we ate with them because the home had roaches. Roach feces was in the silverware and cutlery drawer. I cleaned and sprayed myself. The owner did send a pest inspector on the 4th day after we reported it to him on our first night . The home comes with 2 large rolling trash cans. They were both full (dirty diapers and trash) on the day we checked in and weren't removed until 5 days after we checked in. The owner was aware of the trash the day we arrived. The fly situation was so overwhelming from the trash that I didn't allow my children to play on that side of the house. The only positive to the home is the AC unit and location. The home was exceptionally chilly and was a block away from the beautiful east coast beach. As always we enjoyed the IOP to the fullest, just the home was a nightmare!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: CHECK BOUNCERS-NEVER SATISFIED. 1. THE GUEST ARRIVED 4 HOURS EARLY BEFORE THE CLEANING STAFF ARRIVED. CHECK-IN IS 4PM. 2. A FEDERAL HOLIDAY DELAYED THE TRASH PICK-UP. A CITY ISSUE BEYOND MY CONTROL. 3. THE POOL SERVICE WAS THEIR AT THE GUEST REQUEST 4 OF 7 DAYS DESPITE A "ALL CLEAR" BY THE CITY INSPECTOR. THE POOL WAS VACUUMED AND FILTER CLEANED ON EACH VISIT. THE WATER WAS NEVER DRAINED. 4.THEY DID NOTIFY ME OF A SINGLE DEAD " PALMETTO BUG". I SENT PEST CONTROL FOR A SERVICE IN 24 HOURS. THE OTHER STATEMENTS ARE LIES. 5. THEY DID NOTIFY ME OF A BROKEN MICROWAVE WHICH WAS SET ON DEFROST MODE AND NOT COOK MODE. 6. THEY REGISTERED AS 5 GUEST, HOWEVER, NEIGHBORS COMPLAINED ABOUT NOISE, NEIGHBORHOOD DISRUPTION AND MORE THAN 8 GUEST IN A HOME FOR 6. 7. THIS HOME IS ALSO LISTED AND MANAGED BY WYNDHAM RESORTS AND INSPECTED WEEKLY. 8. THE GUEST STOPPED PAYMENT ON THEIR CHECK THE DAY THEY ARRIVED YET STAYED THE FULL WEEK, THE CHARLESTON SOLICITORS OFFICE PURSUED CHECK FRAUD CHARGES. 9. GUESTS REFUSED ANOTHER HOME. PLEASE LOOK AT ALL THE OTHER REVIEWS
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Rates & Availability

Isle of Palms House Rental Rates

Notes

  • $1500-$3700/wk
  • US Dollars
  • $1500-$3700/week
  • Refundable Deposit $500
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
Unavailable

Amenities

Isle of Palms House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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