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Renovated Home with Beautiful View of Blue Heron Lake

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)


Please note that our price does not include resort guest cards, but they can be purchased.

We purchased this home in 2010 and totally renovated it to make it just like new. Enjoy all of our new features: kitchen, bathrooms, windows, floors, large screened porch, garage, and exterior siding. We continue to do improvements each year to ensure that our home remains at top quality.

Escape to a secluded “Hidden Treasure” nestled among palm and oak trees with 165’ of Blue Heron lakefront property. Experience the privacy of our large, wooded lot, watching herons, osprey and deer feeding as the sun sets over the lake. It’s the perfect getaway with plenty of room to accommodate one or two families.

Relax in our renovated 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home (sleeps 10-12). A welcoming two-story entrance foyer leads into the vaulted ceiling great room with a fireplace. You will enjoy preparing your favorite meals in our new gourmet kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Or if you prefer, grill outdoors on a Weber gas grill. The eat-in kitchen has a large 10 foot island. Savor the low country flavors in our dining room overlooking Blue Heron Lake or relax outdoors in our new 16’*16’ screened porch or spacious outdoor, lakeside patio.

The main level has three bedrooms including a master suite overlooking the lake. The main level master suite has a king size bed and updated private bathroom. The other two bedrooms share an updated hallway bathroom, one with two twin beds, the other with one full bed and a bunk bed.

Upstairs is a large master suite with a king size bed, sitting area with futon couch (full size) and a private full bathroom with double vanity and walk-in shower.

The house has been equipped with all new electronics including a wireless router and printer for your laptop. A large flat screen TV with internet is in the family room as well as TV’s and DVD players in each bedroom. The house and porch have a speaker system.

Fripp Island allows you to finally slow down and relax. It is a private, gated island where the main mode of transportation is golf carts. Cruise the island in our golf cart and enjoy the many things that Fripp has to offer!

* Build sandcastles on the beach. Fripp Island has over 3 1/2 miles of pristine, uncrowded beaches. Our house is a 4 block golf cart ride from the beach with convenient access points and available cart parking.

* Swim at one of the five pools on the island including one adult only pool. Kiddies will love one of the three baby pools especially the one with the frog slide.

* Enjoy a round of golf at either of the two Championship golf courses - the George W. Cobb Ocean Point course which overlooks the ocean or Davis Love III Ocean Creek course which received 4 1/2 stars from Golf Digest.

* Kids can try out their golf at the special Wee Links course designed especially for them.

* Play tennis on eight soft Fast-Dry courts and two hard surface courts at the Racquet Club.

* Explore the island's wildlife from deer, alligators, ospreys to an array of beautiful foliage and flowers

* Take crabbing lessons with the family and then come home to cook the catch.

* Join the golf cart scavenger hunt or one of the many offering at the Activity Center.

* Sip a drink at the outdoor Sand Bar while watching the waves crash the shore, or play a game of ping pong or pool at the newly renovated Ocean View Sports Bar

* Enjoy dinner overlooking the marsh at the Bonita Boathouse or one of the four other restaurants on the island.

If you feel like being a little more adventurous, you can explore the historic towns of Beaufort (20 mins), Savannah (75 mins), or Charleston (120 mins).

We have a property manager that lives on the island for prompt attention of any problem.

We love Fripp and hope you will too!

Keywords: Beach, House, Renovated, Fripp Island, Rental

More Details

Mary McManus
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

Why Mary McManus chose Fripp Island

We fell in love with Fripp the first time we vacationed in 2007. Fripp Island is a special place that derives its uncommon beauty and serenity from the lack of overbuilding and commercialization.

What makes this house unique

We call our home the Hidden Treasure due to the canopy of palm and oak trees surrounding the property, as well as the unencumbered views of Blue Heron Lake. Compare our pics to other lot views and we’re sure you’ll agree that you truly feel like you’ve escaped.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mary really cares about those who stay here. She wants your stay to be perfect. No one could want more from a great land lady.
Jun 2013
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The Activity Center hosts activities for the whole family such as Camp Fripp (held from Memorial Day to Labor Day and is designed for kids 3-12),Crabbing Lessons, Arts and Crafts Activities, and a golf cart scavenger hunt. Access to pools, golf, tennis, marina, Activity Center, and restaurants on the island require a resort guest card for each guest over 12 years old. These can be purchased - Memorial Day thru Labor Day: $50.00 for a weekly card; the rest of the year: $35.00 for a weekly card and $25 for a 3 day card (price subject to change).


Blue Heron Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Double sink
    Downstairs Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Hallway Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Downstairs Master Suite - 1 king
    Upstairs Master Suite - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bunk room - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Double bed plus a twin over twin bunk bed
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Cart
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Electric 4 seater golf cart (if a second car is needed, we can provide rental information); 4 adult bikes; 2 children bikes; beach chairs; beach umbrella; sand toys; cooler; fishing rod; crabbing equipment; outside shower


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Renovated Home with Beautiful View of Blue Heron Lake
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 29 reviews
Pittsburgh, Pa

Beautiful home with a great view.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. The home had everything we needed to enjoy our stay and Fripp Island was a nice place to relax and enjoy.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent property. Nice location with plenty of amenities.

  • 5 of 5

We took our extended family. This was the largest kitchen we've ever had. We were able to go everywhere together with the golf cart provided and one additional. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun for all ages

  • 4 of 5

We've never stayed on this part of Fripp before and loved how quiet and peaceful it is. We had three generations stay at Mary's Hidden Treasure with an age range from 2 to 58 years old. The open layout of the kitchen/dining/family room worked great for all of us to gather together for meals and playing games. The young adults loved relaxing in the screen porch at night. A few early evenings, we saw the alligator in the lake come close to the backyard, but he never came up to visit. Maybe next time, lol!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My family and friends had a wonderful time here at Fripp Island. The home was in an excellent location and had everything we needed. It was relaxing to sit in the screened porch and watch the deer! We will definitely stay at this home again.


  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent vacation home!!!

  • 5 of 5

The home was very clean and well maintained. It is centrally located to most beach accesses and a very short golf cart ride to the Cabana Club. Wildlife was abundant as we saw deer, raccoons, and gators all from the screened in porch. We will definitely stay at this home again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

We certainly have nothing but good things to say about this home and our trip back to the island. Mary was most helpful and accommodating, she couldn't have been easier to work with. Pride in ownership shows in this home. It met all our needs and then some. The view is so nice and the house does yield to privacy. We loved it! Thank you again for sharing it! The Kuykendall's and Thomas'

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 10.0%

Resort guest cards (amenity cards) are required for each person 13 and older for access to the pool, restaurants, golf, and tennis. Summer rate: $50/pp/week; Rest of the year: $35/pp/week or $25/pp/4 day (subject to change). Please note only full week rentals for the holidays.

Owner'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.