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Traditional Ocean Front Family Beach House - Newly Renovated

(18 Reviews)

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Rocking with Ocean Breezes


Last updated: 03/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

The Fran-Ma-Ray, a wonderful ocean front family beach house on the beautiful beach of Ocean Drive in North Myrtle Beach, is available for year-round rental. The Fran-Ma-Ray has the delightful and comfortable atmosphere of an old-style beach house, but with many modern conveniences.

The Fran-Ma-Ray, located at 821 South Ocean Boulevard of North Myrtle Beach, has been owned by the same family since it was built in 1939. After extensive damage during Hurricane Hazel in 1954, the Fran-Ma-Ray was rebuilt in 1955. It has been enjoyed by many family and friends since that time. In 2009-2010, The Fran-Ma-Ray underwent still another extensive remodeling. The updates include a new open front deck and five sets of new French doors in the living area which open up a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean. While the house now features many modern updates and additions (including central heat and air-conditioning, washer and dryer, cable TV, internet access and ceiling fans throughout), the original knotty-pine paneled and hardwood floors heart of the house has been retained and provides the nostalgic feel of an old-style beach house.

The Fran-Ma-Ray features all the comfort and convenience a vacationer could want with the Atlantic Ocean right outside your front door. Everything from the excitement of Myrtle Beach entertainment to the quiet of sitting and rocking on the front porch and watching the waves. The Fran-Ma-Ray offers it all!!

We look forward to hearing from you and hope you will enjoy our beach house as much as four generations of the Smith family and friends have over the last 70 years.

Keywords: Fran-Ma-Ray, Beach House, Oceanfront,
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 03/18/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 14
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Central Heat and Air-Conditioning, TV, DVD, Washer/Dryer, Wireless Internet, Screened in Porch with Outdoor Eating Area, Grill, 2 Enclosed Outdoor Showers with dressing areas for easy clean-up after the beach, Spacious Covered Parking, Locked downstairs storage for Tenant use (beach chairs, umbrellas, beach toys), No Pets Please, Smoking allowed outside only, Municipal Garbage Service....moreless


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Internet


Write a review 5
from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Shoulder
Jun 3 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay

Jun 17 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

Summer 2017
Jul 1 - Aug 4, 2017
7 night min stay

Aug 5 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay

Fall Shoulder
Aug 12 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Departure Cleaning $200
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 12%


The minimum rental period during peak season is for a week.

Our rental period is Saturday to Saturday.

Rates do not include 12% local and state tax or $200.00 departure cleaning fee.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 03/18/2017
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Wonderful Wide Sandy Beaches with Fine Swimming, Surfing, Sailing, Parasailing, Windsurfing, Fishing, Boating, Bird Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Biking, Shell Collecting, Rocking on the the Porch and Watching the Tide Roll In, Wonderful Seafood Restaurants, Renowned Golf Courses, Tennis, Outlet Malls, Entertainment Arcades, Miniature Golf, Movie Theaters, Shopping, Live Theaters.


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Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 03/18/2017

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  • Rocking with Ocean Breezes

    Rocking with Ocean Breezes

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Upstairs Ocean Front Master Bedroom

    Upstairs Ocean Front Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs Ocean Front Bedroom

    Upstairs Ocean Front Bedroom

  • Bunk Room

    Bunk Room

  • Fran-Ma-Ray


  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Downstairs Ocean Front Master Bedroom

    Downstairs Ocean Front Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs Master Bedroom Bathroom

    Upstairs Master Bedroom Bathroom

  • Surfs Up Bedroom

    Surfs Up Bedroom

  • Rocking on the Front Porch

    Rocking on the Front Porch

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017

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