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$3500. Aug. wks. available. Call Owner 201-390-2638 Pets ok Unbelievable price!

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

6 Bedrooms, 6.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16, pool, Wifi, HD cable

Sunsational Tara ''the beautiful blue jewel'' of Surfside Beach is the perfect vacation home for your family and friends. With Ocean Forward covered porches on 1st and 2nd levels, professionally maintained pool and beautifully landscaped grounds, this 2nd row location is just steps to the beach and 0.8 miles south of Surfside Pier.

Our home is professionally decorated with tasteful and practical appointments. The house sleeps 16 people. The 4 bedrooms upstairs consist of 1 King, a bdrm. with 2 queen beds, and two separate bedrooms, both with queen beds. The lower floor has a trundle (double on bottom with single on top), a twin and another double. The bottom floor has a sofa tha could accomidate additional sleeping space (no pullout.) The wide open floor plan will accommodate your group very comfortably. The newer kitchen and dining area will seat your large group all together or the bar is convenient for those quick snacks between sun up and sun down.

Property Manager
Joe Guddat or Suzy Novielli
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Joe Guddat or Suzy Novielli

We are a family of brothers and sisters that have purchased Sunsational Tara because we love Myrtle Beach and the family atmosphere. We are all avid golfers and enjoy the many opportunities to play in Myrtle Beach. Our hope is that our guests will love this house like we do and make memories here that will be shared throughout generations. This area of the Atlantic beach is some of the best kept and most beautiful in the country. Enjoy all that the area offers and come home each day to the place that will become your own...Sunsational Tara the Blue Jewel of Surfside Beach.

Joe Guddat or Suzy Novielli purchased this house in 2009

Why Joe Guddat or Suzy Novielli chose Grand Strand - Myrtle Beach


Incredible ocean views. Beach is DIRECTLY ACROSS the street. Picture of the beach was taken from the porch of the house. THIS PROPERTY IS PROFESSIONALLY MAINTAINED.

What makes this house unique

The House is extemely well maintained. It is across the street from the beach. The house if a very short distance from Surfside and Garden City fishing piers. Golf is very close. The house has a private inground swimming pool.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We were four couples in Surfside for two weeks of golf, shopping, and just hoping for some sunshine after a long tough winter up north.

The place is absolutely incredible! There's nothing to " need for". The views from the decks are breathtaking and it's so peaceful and convenient to everything.

We plan to return in the fall and have already talked to the owners about our reservation. They are easy to work with and very accommodating.

Highly recommended. It's just steps to the beach and a fraction of the price of the beachfront places we considered
Apr 2014
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Surfside Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • The attached rental agreement including deposit and cancellation procedures will apply.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half 1 - toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 2 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Trundle bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Exceptional decorative appointments. 2nd Row pricing with BEACH FRONT amenities. Beautiful Ocean Views from 2 decks. The Blue Jewel of Surfside Beach...incredible views...beach access just steps from our front yard. Tender Loving Care from top to bottom. Freshly painted, new furniture, luxurious bedding and more... The pool area, porch swings and comfortable lounge areas are the perfect setting for morning coffee and late afternoon refreshments. Be sure to pick up burgers and dogs for some poolside grilling and R&R. Sunsational Tara--the 'blue jewel' of Surfside Beach will welcome you back year after year! It is our pleasure to have you. Enjoy and Celebrate until further notice!


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$3500. Aug. wks. available. Call Owner 201-390-2638 Pets ok Unbelievable price!
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 20 reviews

Had a wonderful week with family!

  • 4 of 5

My family, ranging from 11 months to 59 had a wonderful time. Great location, the beach and water were just lovely every day! We saw a HUGE rainbow, much to my grandchildrens' delight. Loved having a bathroom for every bedroom and the view from the porches was nice. I wished the house was a little cleaner when we arrived and the frying pans really need to be replaced. In addition the remote for the TV in the living room didn't work, even when replaced the battery. (The men weren't happy about that, lol) However, it was one of the most relaxing times in my life and to spend that with my family there was just perfect! Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time in Myrtle Beach

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful location right on the beach and the home was nice and clean upon arrival. Pool is an added plus. Management company was very helpful and responsive however had to give 4 out of 5 starts for the following reasons;

The contract explicitly states cleaning all dishes but there wasn’t any dishwasher detergent provided which is not really something we wanted to go buy during our vacation.

The $250 charged for linens was pretty aggressive considering there was nothing in the bathrooms (toilet paper was all). No hand soap, no towels. Shrink wrapped kitchen rags and very weak towels were thrown around the house…a little more effort could have been made on the management side.

It’s 2016, going to and from the management office (although a short drive) to get and leave the house keys seemed archaic. Just get a lock box or an electronic lock and change the codes for each guest. It was an unneeded hassle..and the fear of losing a key during your vacation is another annoying thing to worry about.

Other than these minor issues, it really is a great house and location and I don’t think you could find better for the $$...worth it! I would much rather have a great house with a few little issues than a bad house with no little issues.


  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family of 18 had a wonderful time especially being treated by the fireworks on July 4th. The view from your verandas was spectacular. Awesome was the word that I most heard my kids say.

p.s. everything worked except the can opener (neither one). might want to check out the railings going down stairs outside.....a bit shaky.

Thanks you we would definitely use it again......Florence Chasse.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Arlington, VA

The perfect home for family and friends

  • 5 of 5

Our entire experiencing renting from the Novielli family was wonderful! I can't thank them enough for their hospitality, making it possible for my friends and I to gather three generations under one roof for a relaxing week at the beach. The home is beautiful inside and out, with a modern interior and every amenity you could imagine. It is located right across from the beach, making it a very desirable place to stay if you have children. We loved having our own pool and had a great time barbecuing! Every evening was spent in the rocking chairs of the front porch enjoying the view and sounds of the ocean. Thank you so much for opening your home to us, and we hope to rent from you again one day!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Taylor family for your kind review. We hope you'll come back with your family and friends. Joe and Suzy, owners
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Orange, Massachusetts

Wonderful family home

  • 5 of 5

We loved the home. We had plenty of room wether we were on the porch, in the pool, at the picnic table or in our bedrooms, or eating at the table! Perfect home for the large family! Everything was clean, the location was perfect! I can't say enough good things about this home! We would recommend this home to anyone who has a large family that wants to get together and be comfortable. We tried a few restaurants in the area that were great! Walked the beach daily! Checked out the pier down the street, the playground nearby! We rented golf carts and enjoyed riding around with them. One problem we had was parking all the cars..we found a way around it without having to pay for parking down the street but we definitely had to be inventive. The women in charge of our stay was helpful and very courteous...she even tried to help with the parking! They had many chairs for our family of 16 and even guests that stopped by for a visit...also beach chairs were provided which was nice ... the pool was clean and well kept and we enjoyed it daily.....especially since they had shark sightings while we were there!! We will definitely keep this home in mind when we go on vacation again!! As I said I really have nothing bad to say about this home!! Thank you for letting us stay...we will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Theresa, Thank you so much for your review. We really appreciate you taking the time and hope you'll return with your family and friends. Joe and Suzy, owners
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Columbus, OH


  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed the stay at Sunsational Tara! Great time, weather and accommodations!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Scott! Hope to have you back next summer. Joe and Suzy. Owners
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Car: not necessary

Other Activities: Boating, Kayaking, Shelling, Health/Beauty Spa, Parasailing, Miniature Golf


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $250

Cleaning is included in the rate during peak season.
JUNE, JULY and AUG Rental are from Saturday to Saturday. Owner will provide flexibility outside those prime months.
Guests should contact owner, by phone or by email to confirm the reservation, once the quote has been provided. Payment schedule will be established at that time. Our property mgr., located in Surfside, will be the point person once the rate has been agreed upon between renter and owner. Owner will consider pets.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.