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WONDERFUL 5BR/5.5BA-1BLK frm Beach/Marsh/Dock/Pvt Pool/Pet Friendly"""

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property



Carolina Cottage (5 beds room,5.5 bathroom) AND Hideaway (2013)( 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathroom) are new adjacent beach house units that are mirror imaged. They can be rented TOGETHER or SEPARATELY for weddings or family reunions. Together they provide 10 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and sleeping for 28 people!!!!

'Carolina Cottage AND Hideaway are beach house unitswith the best of both worlds; one block from the Atlantic Ocean in front and situated on the tranquil Garden City Marsh in back. Property is located on a quite back street with minimal traffic.

Spend your mornings playing on the beach and your afternoons hanging out at your private pool overlooking the tidal marsh with the egrets, osprey, and pelicans . The sunset over the marsh is breathtaking. If you are up for more exciting events, try CRABBING, SHRIMPING, or FLOUNDER FISHING off the dock (who knows, you may catch enough to provide your family with a great seafood dinner!) Life is good at Carolina Cottage and Hideaway!

Both houses are comparably decorated with a colorful beach theme. The LIVING ROOMS has a sofa, loveseat and large chair with ottoman, 50' Flatscreen, Blue-ray player and cable. The KITCHENS comes fully stocked and stainless steel appliances. EACH unit has TWO MASTER BEDROOMS one is on the main floor and the other is upstairs. Both have king beds, large master bath, private balcony, flat screen TV and HD Blue-ray and cable. Four more bedrooms upstairs. One is the second master bedroom, two with queen beds and one with three twin beds for the kids. All bedrooms have full PRIVATE BATHS, cable connected flat screen TVs and outside DECKS. Wii gaming system Blue Ray DVD players available upstairs. WiFi throughout.

Don't take home those dirty clothes, take advantage of the washer/dryer and make it eaiser on yourself when you get home.

Keywords: Raised Beach House, 5 Bedrooms, 1 Block from Beach, Private Pool, Marsh

More Details

Linda Lancaster
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Linda Lancaster

Hi, we hope you will enjoy our house as much as we do when we stay there.

Linda Lancaster purchased this house in 2011

Why Linda Lancaster chose Garden City

We bought this home because we love the way we are surrounded by water. The beach is in front and the marsh in the back. Hopefully, we will be able to live here one day.

What makes this house unique

Our favorite things to do while we are there, are to walk the dogs on the beach while watching the sun come up over the horizion, stroll to the pier and eat breakfast, go crabbing in the marsh, and watching the sun set over the marsh. BREATHTAKING


Garden City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please call/text me anytime for questions on the beach house at 678-773-1732
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - Full bathroom in each bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - full bathroom in each bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - full bathroom in each bedroom
    Bathroom 4 - full bathroom in each bedroom
    Bathroom 5 - full bathroom in each bedroom
    Bathroom 1 - full bathroom in each bedroom
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1st master on the main level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen bedroom with private bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2nd masterbed room up stairs with private bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Queen bedroom with private bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double , 3 twin/ single , 3 twin in 'CH'/2 dbl in 'CC'-each with prv. bathroom
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , queen pull out couch and 1 pull out twin
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.897959 based on 49 reviews

The house was perfect for us. The owner was approachable and friendly.

  • 5 of 5

Great location and roomy. Only suggestion would be to have new towels. Other than that, no complaints at all.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello friends I'm really glad y'all had a good Christmas with your friends and family. Thank you for letting me know about the towels-- I did see that some were mismatched With your suggestion I have purchased new matching towels. Sometime guests will ruin a towel and they will go out and replace it with a different one. Have a great year! Hope to see y'all again next year . Linda and Dennis
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  • 5 of 5

Thank you Linda and Dennis for allowing us to stay in your lovely home. We have stayed in other homes in the area but we just didn't feel like ait was a welcoming vacation home.. when we walked into you'res, it was a comforting and welcoming house. We really did enjoy our selves. I'm so glad we have found our vacation home at the beach !

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Winner

  • 5 of 5

The property was the perfect spot for a fabulous family vacation. Everything was as described on the website and ready to go. Watching the sunset from the tranquil back porch can not be measured with any rating scale.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This property exceeded my expectations. It is immaculate with updated appliances and furniture. I appreciate it having a master bedroom on the main floor. The deck overlooking the marshland is wonderful. I purchased a book to help me identify the numerous species of birds. The street is quiet even though it is only 1 block to the beach. My husband would say his favorite feature would be the fact the fenced yard is designed so that you can let your pet out without leashing. There is even a mailbox for your use. Linda and Dennis are great to work with. They even had us call them when we arrived to let them know we had arrived safely and were pleased with the property. We knew they were only a phone call away if we had a problem. I can not neglect to mention Nancy. She is a jewel of a housekeeper and drops by to check on things. We hope to visit again next year. So, folks, if you rent this place, please respect it . You don't find many places this well maintained.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Large, nice home - convenient location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented the Carolina Cottage for a month. Most of the time it was just the two of us so there was more than ample room. Everything was comfortable. There are plenty or restaurants nearby, especially in Murrells Inlet. The owners were great to work with! The views of the marsh were our favorite part!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Great - Owner Not Professional

  • 3 of 5

This is a very nice house and location. Beds are very comfortable. Upon arrival there were a few cleaning issues. The owner has rules and instructions in the house that needs to be followed. However, the owner stayed the night before my guest arrived and she did not follow her own instructions which I have a list and pictures of items that were not taken care of. After speaking with the owner in regards to the issues she was kind enough to offer waiving the cleaning fee. When renting the home you have to provide a two checks, one is for a deposit and one is for the cleaning fee. A week later I had not received or heard from the owner in regards to the security check or the cleaning fee check. When I followed up with the owner to see if the security check and the cleaning fee had been mailed she responded that she shredded the security check and she was not mailing the cleaning fee check. This upset me because I was told the these checks would be sent back. How do I really know if that check was shredded? Why is she not honoring her word in regards to the cleaning fee. After expressing my concerns with some anger she started texting and started throwing out words like I was unappreciative, I was untrustworthy, and bizarre. I believe not honoring your word by not returning the security check and the cleaning fee check is considered "untrustworthy". As for appreciative, I thanked her many times for her offer and my guest left her house in great condition per her instructions. With her shredding the security check she obviously agreed that the house was in order. I am just baffled of the way she handled things. Her email sent to me October 20th is below. She is not honoring this now. WOW! She needs to also choose her words wisely.

Good Morning,

I hope things are good today and everyone is happy. I hope your guest are

also happy. As our conversation last night, I will not cash the cleaning

check. I will be sending it back to you.. Now that that is taken care of

and not a problem, are yall 100 % happy with the house and your stay.

Please remember some things like the pool and outside along with the wall

in the master are still on going because of the hurricane.

I look forward hearing back from yall today about the stay today.

Linda Oct 20

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so sorry that this guest was not happy with me. I do ask for 2 separate checks when booking--one for security deposit (WHICH I NEVER CASH UNLESS DAMAGE). It just sits in your folder until you leave. The other check is for cleaning--WHICH IS NOT CASHED UNTIL YOU DEPART. In her case, NEITHER check was cashed. They were shredded so she is not out any money. It looks as if she is upset because I shredded them instead of returning them. I have never had a problem doing this in the past. I'm very fair to my guests and always err on the side of my guest because I want them happy and I always want them to return. The cleaning issues started at the beginning of the reservation. Her husband did not want to pay a cleaning fee. He became very upset when I said I charge one. Since he was upset about it I offered them a free night to make up for the charge. They gladly took me up on it. When their week was approaching, I even told them that they were more than welcome to go the day before their reservation and stock and prepare for the wedding. When they arrived the DAY BEFORE their reservation , they had issues with 2 pieces of lint on the area rug, soap residue in the washer cup, and a bar of soap OUTSIDE on the carport washed up from Hurricane Matthew. Again, since they were unhappy, I told her I would send the cleaning lady over and her husband shouted NO I have guests arriving here tonight. I said that was not allowed because your contract does not start till tomorrow and I only gave you permission to enter and prepare for your wedding guests that were to arrive the next day when your contract started. This is where I said the "untrustworthy" and the most "bizzare" incident I have ever had. Please read all my will see I always have good reviews.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates




PET FEE $200

$350 security deposit(NEVER CASHED UNLESS DAMAGE)

50% deposit due at booking. Balance due 45 days prior to arrival

13% South Carolina Taxes NOT Included (Gotta love Uncle Sam)

3% fee added if paid by credit card

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund