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Enjoy Folly Riverfront, Sunsets, Dolphins, Pool, Dock!

Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to our fabulous one-level, three-bedroom, three-bath Folly Beach home at Turn of River! If you are looking for something a little different than the usual beach-themed condo, THIS IS IT! We purchased this spacious 1,500 s.f. condo, (completely unfurnished), in August 2010, and fully renovated and decorated it in a fun, bright contemporary décor. Since that time we have made many more improvements like adding a new HVAC unit, new dishwasher, adding ceramic tile floors in all the living areas and in 2015 we totally remodeled all three bathrooms and the kitchen. In the bathrooms we added new tiled showers with new vanities, fixtures and tile floors and we modernized the kitchen with all new cabinet doors, countertops and ceramic tile backsplash. Appliances in the condo include a side-by-side refrigerator with ice and filtered water through the door, dishwasher, electric stove, and a full-sized washer and dryer. You will also enjoy the premium pillow-top bedding in each of the 3 bedrooms along with high-end linens. There are 4 flat-screen televisions, 2 DVD players, a stereo system with iPod adapter, and all small kitchen appliances and cookware provided for your enjoyment.

You will find our professionally decorated condo comfortable and welcoming with lots of personality. It is just waiting for you to relax and put your feet up while watching the 40” Sony Bravia HDTV or listening to your own iPod connected to the stereo system. You can also use the DVD player to watch your favorite movies or some of ours. Bring your laptop if you have to stay “plugged in” to the real world, and log on to the free DSL Wi-Fi service in the condo. The living room, with its large windows facing the Folly River and access to the screened porch, is open to the dining room where you will enjoy your meals at the contemporary glass-topped table with seating for six. We have a couple of folding chairs available if you have company. The adjacent kitchen offers a pass-thru to the dining room so that the cook can still enjoy the views.

The master bedroom suite welcomes you with a king-size bed with designer linens and flat-screen TV as well as your own private bath and a private entrance onto the screened porch. The queen bedroom also offers premium bed linens, a flat-screen TV and a little reading nook. Your own private bath will provide a large, walk-in tiled shower and plush towels. The third bedroom with twin beds will keep the kids happy with their own flat-screen TV with built-in DVD player. A third bathroom just outside this bedroom provides a full tiled shower/tub with thick towels.

The views from Turn of River #2C are truly amazing and the ocean breezes will keep you cool as you enjoy your morning coffee or perhaps an evening cocktail on the screened porch. Sunsets are spectacular and the sailboats are plentiful! Dolphins parade up and down the Folly River for your viewing pleasure and Great White Egrets and other local birds routinely fish in the tidal pool at low tide just beside the condo. You may also see a kayaking class in session or some fishing boats heading up the river for a day’s outing.

You are invited to visit the Turn of River dock to try your hand at crabbing or fishing but if that seems like too much effort, just drop in at the pool for a quick dip or a leisurely session of sunning and novel-reading in the chaise lounges. Once you begin to feel the need to venture beyond the beauty of the Folly River, you can stroll to the beach in about 10-15 minutes or take a ride on your bicycle and get there in half the time. Along the way, you can stop off for a bite to eat or take care of that “retail therapy” need in the funky little town of Folly Beach. Enjoy a stroll on the Folly Pier and see what the fisherman are catching or comb the white-sand beaches looking for that special shell to take home as a memento of your Folly Beach vacation. Of course, you can always just stretch out on your beach towels and soak up some sun and relaxation.

You will also want to drive the 8 miles into the City of Charleston for a little local culture infusion. There is truly something for everyone in Charleston, including the Straw Market where locals weave incredible grass baskets, world-class restaurants, antiquing, King Street shopping, horse and carriage rides, historic plantations, the Battery, Patriot’s Point, golf courses, outlet shopping, Charleston Harbor, ferry rides to Fort Sumter, and LOTS more.

Upon your arrival at Turn of River, you will find two designated parking spaces in the garage on the ground floor for your use. There you can load all your gear into one of the provided carts and wheel it up on the elevator to 2C where your best-ever Folly Beach vacation is about to begin.

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Carolyn McDonald
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 12, 2017

About Carolyn McDonald

We bought our condo at Turn of River after visiting the Charleston coastal area many times over the years. We always loved staying at Folly Beach the most!

Carolyn McDonald purchased this condo in 2010

Why Carolyn McDonald chose Charleston Area

We had actually rented a condo at Turn of River two different times in the past and when we found this one on the market, we knew it was the one for us. We enjoy watching for dolphins and observing the sea birds from the porch.

What makes this condo unique

We love the closeness to the beach and to the restaurants in town. We ride our bikes or walk every day when we are there. The best time of day at Turn of River 2C for us has to be watching the gorgeous sunsets!

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a beautiful place. Your well appointed, comfortable getaway is lovely and the view calming. Everything is clean and fresh and beautifully decorated. Thanks again for the incredible accommodations.
Mar 2011
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

Enjoy Folly Riverfront, Sunsets, Dolphins, Pool, Dock!
average rating of 4.97561 based on 44 reviews
Highland, Utah

LOVE this Place!!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely LOVED spending a few days in Folly Beach at Turn of River #2C!! First, Carolyn, is the BEST! Very good communicator! We arrived after the Hurricane and was kept informed about any damage and what to expect when we got there. (There was no damage to her property...thank goodness). She even helped with arrangements for us when our condo in Hilton Head was not going to open from the hurricane and we needed to stay a couple of extra days. This amazing condo was perfect for our family! Very clean, decorated to perfection, and was stocked with everything you would need in the kitchen! Perfect for my mom who suffers from arthritis and can not walk upstairs...Love the elevator!! The location is awesome! Close to Charleston, but far enough away to give it that relaxed beach fill! We would LOVE to get to come again! THANK YOU for everything!!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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The pictures don't lie. Everything was wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We totally enjoyed our stay at this wonderful condo. Everything was just as pictured; clean, comfortable, and so well equipped. We can't say enough about our stay in Folly Beach. The location was great to be able to experience Charleston and still enjoy the quiet location of the condo. The owner was very helpful and since we arrived the week after Hurricane Matthew, we were concerned about damage, she made sure we knew everything was up and running before our arrival. The furnishings and beds were very comfortable. We didn't have to think about anything, everything was there for us and more. Highly recommend this vacation rental and would definitely book again if in the area. 5 Stars

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison, TN

Cuz Camp

  • 5 of 5

The 5 of us loved the condo. Had everything we could ask for. Close enough to Charleston but not to close. Lots of nice eating places and loved Folly Beach Do you have anything close to Seacrest FL or know anyone that does?

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Minnix Girls

  • 5 of 5

I'm a little late writing this but thought my daughter had already posted one. My daughter, daughter-in-law and I had such an enjoyable experience at this beautiful condo. As soon as you enter you realize it's much more than you expected. Beautifully decorated and stocked and the beds are amazing. We were late arriving our first evening so decided to enjoy the porch with snacks and wine instead of going out. Very relaxing after a long drive. We had breakfast on the porch every morning and relaxed on the porch every evening before going out and then back on the porch with drinks before bed. We enjoyed the beach, restaurants and tour of Charleston. It's like staying in a luxury hotel with all the amenities of home. My favorite part of our stay was seeing the dolphins from the porch. That was a thrill.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Condo

  • 5 of 5

This vacation condo was absolutely perfect! As a cook, I love having a fully equipped kitchen when I travel, and this place fit all of my needs. I especially loved changing up the table mats and napkins every meal (my husband made fun of me). The decor in the place is perfect, the pictures don't do this condo justice, it is perfect. We loved sitting out on the porch every morning and evening listening to the tide. The walk to the beach was a bit long for my toddler's legs, but I put up with carrying him rather than bringing half the beach into my car. Having the beach umbrella, toys, chairs and tote was a life saver, as land dwellers we have never owned any of those items, so it was great that they were available for us. If we ever come back to Folly Beach we will definitely stay at this home again!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Conway, SC USA

Great family Time

  • 5 of 5

This condo has everything that you could want in a vacation home. Carolyn has thought of it all. My husband and I, his brother and sister-in law and my daughter stayed for a week. Short walk in to Folly Beach, great places to eat there. Ten minutes from Charleston. We cooked several meals in and found the kitchen lacked nothing. The beds are great. We did see the dolphins. Hope to go back again.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Rates & Availability

Folly Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 23 2016 - Mar 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Mar 2 2017 - Apr 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Spring
Apr 13 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer - Weekly Only
May 27 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 5 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Nov 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and Linens $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 13.5%

If paying by credit card, the entire amount is due at the time of booking. If paying by check, the $250 refundable deposit and half of the rental fees are due at the time of booking and the second half of the rental fees are due 30 days prior to arrival.

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Folly Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1477 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Private bath with tiled walk-in shower.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large tiled bath w/tiled, walk-in shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Tiled Tub/shower combo adjacent to Bedroom 3.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Private bath with walk-in shower.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Adjacent to full bath with tub/shower combo.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Private bath with large walk-in shower
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Port-a-crib is available.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Bike storage rack in the covered parking garage. Bring your own bikes or rent locally. Hair dryers provided in each bathroom. Four beach chairs and umbrella are available for your use.

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