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Last updated: 11/15/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The CarlDot is located at 809 W. Ashely Ave Folly Beach, S.C. It is a true front beach bungalow. Although Folly Island is slowly losing its village atmosphere due to development. The CarlDot Cottage is one of the few still existing on Folly's front beach. The cottage was constructed in 1938. When parking automobiles on the beach was permitted, Carlton and Dorothy were dating in 1939. They first discovered the cottage while walking on the beach. A year later in 1940, they married. They acquired their dream cottage in 1960. I was eight at that time. Folly was my summer dream. The pavilion stood with a ferris wheel and rides. The dance hall out over the ocean entertained crowds with great live band performances. Such greats were Temptations, Zodiacs, Drifters,Tams and the list goes on!
A Charleston brick fireplace,interior walls 1X12 knotty cypress(except kitchen),17 porch windows let in ocean breeze,ocean deck on sand dunes,full deck on front beach side,deck off kitchen w/gas grill.


Although the pavilion is no longer there, the cottages on front beach during that era are slowly disappearing and being replaced with huge constructions. The CarlDot still has it's charm. The main room has a beautiful Charleston brick fireplace. The interior walls in the cottage are all 1x12 knotty cypress. The two bedrooms are both large. With the constant sound of the ocean nearby, the front porch has 17 windows to let in the ocean breeze. The existing kitchen and bath were recently removed. Six pilings were added to support a huge kitchen and bath. There is a deck off the kitchen for grilling. There is a huge deck on the front of the windowed porch. Also, there is a deck on the dunes for beautiful sunrises and sunsets. The cottage has central heat and air-conditioning. All rooms have tiled floors. The CarlDot cottage sleeps six comfortably. Once you stay, you will definitely want to come back again.

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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/15/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Wood Fireplace: Please burn fire logs - no wood. If bringing pets. A fee will be taken from security deposit. If you don't scoop the poop....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    On West end of Folly Island Beachfront...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    On West end of Island Oceanfront no houses in front just Ocean...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    No wood burning!!! Only Fire Logs or money taken from deposit!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Dec 1 - Feb 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$260
$1,650
Spring
Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$290
$1,850
Summer
May 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,300
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$290

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $125
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Cleaning $150
  • Tax Rate 13.5%

Notes:

$1650.00 to $2300.00 weekly

$500.00 security deposit/$150.00 cleaning fee comes out of deposit.

(Summer Season)Saturday to Saturday Check in 4PM Check out 10AM.

13.5% accommodation tax.

Rick Fox

PO 772

Folly Beach,SC 29439

843-406-9766

Pet Friendly: $125.00 non refundable pet fee.

Fee will be taken from security deposit. If you don't scoop the poop.

Security deposit is required for booking. Make inquiry & everything will be answered fully.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 11/15/2016
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Other Activities: shopping, boating, horseshos, kayaking, mini golf, parasailing, wildlife viewing

 

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/15/2016

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Photos

  • Street side bedroom

    Street side bedroom

  • View from street

    View from street

  • Entering Folly Island

    Entering Folly Island

  • Ocean side bedroom

    Ocean side bedroom

  • Main room

    Main room

  • Grilling deck off kitchen

    Grilling deck off kitchen

  • View of ocean from cottage deck

    View of ocean from cottage deck

  • Sunset from sand dune deck

    Sunset from sand dune deck

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Carldot Cottage on Front Beach Folly

Folly Beach, SC, USA #268691ha

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