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Your Perfect Island Getaway! We're Only 250 Yards from Beach!!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8 adults + 2 baby cribs)

Choose your adventure at the 'Out of Pocket' beach house!! First floor of quiet duplex beach house located just 250 yards from the beautiful beach of Isle of Palms, South Carolina - our place is the perfect getaway for you and your friends and family! Whether you seek an afternoon sunning while relaxing with your novel before a sunset stroll down the beach, or an adventurous day out on the water with jet ski rentals or sea-kayaks, this is place for you!!

Our cheerful 3-BR, 2-Bath Beach Cottage is available to rent year-round, whatever your pleasure! With a beach access path to one of the best beaches in the Southeast, an awesome screened front porch with ceiling fan, a handmade hammock, you will get back to the quality life! The Isle of Palms park is a mere 1 block away (with free tennis and fields!), the Marina about a mile away, and don't forget that you are just minutes from top restaurants and nightlife on IOP and Sullivan's Island!

How's only 20 minutes to the 'Country's Top Vacation Destination' downtown Charleston, SC and all its history, culture, and amazing food sound to you?? The 'Out of Pocket' beach house is truly the best affordable place for a quiet beach get-away-- a weekend, a week or a month -- It's up to you! Special weekends are welcomed: the Bridge Run, visiting family at the College of Charleston/The Citadel/MUSC/Charleston School of Law graduations, girls weekend, guys weekend, family reunion, relaxing stay if in town for a wedding, the list goes on!!

Keywords: First Floor of Duplex Beach house, beach cottage, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room, dining room, updated kitchen with stainless appliances, screened porch,, grill, rocking chairs, complimentary beach chairs.

Private driveway with parking for up to 3 cars (depending on car size).

More Details

Betty Lynn Allison
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 9, 2018

About Betty Lynn Allison

We love traveling every chance we get, but everywhere we go, we always tell people you have to check out Charleston, SC, there's no place like it!

Betty Lynn Allison purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Betty Lynn Allison chose Isle of Palms

We have been coming to the Isle of Palms for 37 years, and it holds so many special memories for our family. We decided to buy this house in 2000, have enjoyed every year and hope to have you make your own memories while visiting!

What makes this cottage unique

Welcome to Island time! The 'Out of Pocket' beach house really allows you to have the type of vacation you imagined... No stuffy commercial place can set you back on Island time better than this place... Make your own fond memories and great times from this wonderful beach life experience. There is so much to see and do, you'll be ready to book another trip back!


Isle of Palms Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Refreshing outdoor shower, complimentary beach chairs, frisbees, boogie boards, surf boards, handmade hammock, really any and everything you need for Island Living At It's Best!


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Your Perfect Island Getaway! We're Only 250 Yards from Beach!!
average rating of 4.35 based on 20 reviews

Lovely Cottage for a Relaxing Seaside Escape. Great for couples, friend groups, and families.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Out of Pocket! The hosts Chip and Bettylynn were so welcoming and accommodating. They were great resources for things to do in the area and were very responsive with any questions. Truly lovely people. The space itself is very charming. It accommodated our multi family group very comfortably. We cooked many meals in the kitchen, took tea/coffee and read on the screened in porch, and played games in the living room. The beach is a short walk away so we went there several times a day, in the morning to look for sea turtle tracks, in the afternoon to swim, and at night for ghost crab hunting (Thanks Chip for showing us how this is done!). They had chairs and boogie boards to bring to the beach and an outdoor shower area to rinse off the salt and sand before coming into the house. There is also a park with a playground about a block away. Other highlights of our trip: witnessing a sea turtle release, the Charleston Aquarium, a local farmers market, and boating on the intracoastal waterway. I am from Minnesota and this was a great first impression of South Carolina. We had a fabulous time and I hope to return for another rejuvenating stay at Out of Pocket.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing our Out of Pocket beach cottage. We are delighted you had a great experience and look forward to your return! It is very important to us that our guests enjoy themselves during their vacation!
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Affordable family rental in great location

  • 5 of 5

What a relaxing fun time with friends in this bright, freshly painted, well equipped beach cottage. We enjoyed visiting on the screened porch and around the large table and taking the short walk to the beach. Extremely comfortable new bedding and multiple TV's were great additions. The owners are so gracious and accommodating; we hope to return.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed your time at our Island beach house on the Isle of Palms and look forward to you and your friends coming back! It is very important to us that our guests have a wonderful stay at our 'Out of Pocket' beach cottage:) Thanks for letting us know!
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Wonderful Family Experiece! We will return!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time at Chip and Bettylynn's Isle of Palms beach house! The house was clean and comfortable with plenty of beds that we could spread out and relax! The beach was super close with very small crowds, which made our experience even better. The Harris Teeter grocery store nearby was able to supply our fridge for the week with with delicious, healthy and organic food options. The outdoor activities there are outstanding and plentiful, and when we came back, the solitude and quiet of the house provided us with much relaxation (and a few naps). We went to the Charleston Aquarium one day and we loved that as well. All in all, we had a fabulous time on our beach get away to Isle of Palms, and largely because of Chip and Bettylynn's wonderful home served as our cozy, safe haven for the week. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you and your family enjoyed our 'Out of Pocket' beach cottage and look forward to your return. After all, it was your vacation and it is important to us that you have a wonderful time! Thanks for letting us know :) BettyLynn and Chip Allison
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Such a cute and comfortable house in a super locat

  • 5 of 5

We were so pleased with our stay in this cute house in a neighborhood close to the beach. Very comfortable and decorated in a fun beach motif. Very clean. Had everything we needed for a great stay. We will stay again!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed your time at our Out of Pocket beach cottage on the Island and do look forward to having you again! Thanks :)
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We came back- and plan on it again!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Out-Of-Pocket 3 years ago, and came back this summer. Betty Lynn and Chip are very friendly, accommodating, and always available for anything you might need- but you likely won’t. The house is super-close to the beach, about a 2 minute walk if there is traffic and/or lugging kids/stuff :) The screened in porch is great, and the remodel made the interior a lot fresher. I’m rating at 4 stars ONLY because some of the furniture isn’t super kid-friendly (couch, dining room chairs). Other than that, this is a fantastic place to vacation, in a very convenient area of IOP. We plan on coming back in the future!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Will not return.

  • 3 of 5

The grass had not been cut in awhile, the inside had a musty smell and the outside needs painting. The inside decor was adorable! The owner was very nice and easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We apologize that the grass needed cutting. We had expected it to be cut each week while we were out of town. The air conditioning must have been set up higher than the 73 degree setting we leave it on for that very reason. My apology again. Hopefully, the air quality improved when you turned the air setting lower. There now is a fresh new coat of paint on the house/porch:) That was on our 'to do list' and agree it was time. We are glad you liked the interior of our beach cottage and hope you enjoyed the porch. Hope your fishing expeditions were fun and that you caught some good fish. Thank you.
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Car: recommended

The Isle of Palms Rec Center Park is 1 1/2 blocks away and has indoor and outdoor facilities free of charge! There are tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball field, kids playground -- all complimentary when you rent at 'OUT OF POCKET' beach house! Walking/Biking distance to the IOP Marina where you can rent jet skis, kayaks, and charter boats! Two highly ranked championship golf courses are less than two miles away in Wild Dunes which also has excellent restaurants and a world-class soft-court tennis facility!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
housekeeping $130
Tax Rate 14.5%

Owner is Not Liable for any illness, injury or accident which occurs on Out of Pocket Rental property.
No Smoking
No Pets

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.