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Best of Both Worlds: Deep Water Dock with Kayaks & only 150 yards to the beach!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

With an easy 150 yard walk to the beach, ocean views and a deepwater dock with private pier head and floating dock, Reel Blessed has it all. Located in the popular “Washout” area, the house is perfectly situated on one of the narrowest parts of the island offering views of the ocean, Morris Island Light house and the Folly River. Within minutes of arriving, you can be sunbathing on the beach, fishing or crabbing from the dock or enjoying the breathtaking sunsets from the deck. You can also bring your boat or jet skis for your own fun on the water. In addition, you are just 2 miles from Folly’s restaurants and nightlife and 20 minutes from historic downtown Charleston.

The house has 3 bedrooms and two baths. The master bedroom has a king size bed, 27” TV. The second bedroom has two double beds and a 19” TV. These two bedrooms are connected by a Jack and Jill style bathroom with a ceramic tile walk in shower. The third bedroom has a queen bed, overlooks the Folly River and is adjacent to the 2nd bathroom. A spacious living area overlooks the Folly River and the Morris Island Lighthouse and is appointed with a couch, loveseat and a 32” TV. The kitchen is fully equipped. Outside you have a deck just off the living area with views of the Folly River, Morris Island Lighthouse and the ocean. The house is elevated and there is seating under the house (one of our favorite places to hang out). The dock has a private pier head and a floater. A crab trap, crab nets a few fishing poles and a 2 person Kayak are usually available but cannot be guaranteed. We also provide Wireless internet, cable TV and a gas grill. Additional photographs are available under “Links to more information”.

Please note that this is the owner’s personal home and will be rented only to family groups (8 people or less). Houseparties, weddings & other large events are not permitted. Due to Insurance regulations, a signed and completed rental agreement must be completed and returned prior to completion of the booking process. A copy is available to view on the link to additional pictures below.

For Boaters

Reel Blessed is located on a creek just off of the Folly River, 2 miles North of the Folly boat landing. Our floating dock is 10’x14’ and has approximately 2’ of water at low tide*. The dock is equipped with fresh water and power. We have accommodated boats up to 21’. Larger boats may be possible but could be restricted by draft at low tide. Please provide your boat information on the rental agreement or give us a call with any specific questions.

A house in a quiet area on deep water with easy beach access and just minutes away from Historic Charleston, dining and nightlife – is rare. I’m sure you’ll find Reel Blessed is the best of both worlds!

Keywords: Ocean view, deep water access, beach, dock, fish, crab, surf, swim, Morris Island Lighthouse, sunsets

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Todd Andrews
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

I was looking forward to a peaceful visit and was NOT disappointed! From our first night, I felt more at home than anywhere else other than my childhood home. Reading a book and listening to the breeze on the water will be a happy memory I will always keep close. I also appreciated all of the small touches and toiletries we found when we arrived. Too many great memories to list but they will always be remembered.
Nov 2012
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Best of Both Worlds: Deep Water Dock with Kayaks & only 150 yards to the beach!
average rating of 4.870968 based on 38 reviews

Great location

  • 5 of 5

The house is well appointed and easily accessible to the beach as well as the dock if you wish to fish or have a

boat. Homeowner is very willing to accommodate if anything is needed in addition to supplies already available.

Property was clean and the views are outstanding.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Excellent Southern home

  • 5 of 5

My brothers and I had a great time! A perfect sized home for us 3 with plenty of Southern activities. The private dock is absolutely the best part! At the end of the dock, you can fish, set traps for crab, kayak and plain enjoy the marsh/river view. In the front, a short walk to the beach. The views from the home are excellent and invite sunset drinks

and star gazing in the evening. Ideal for small families or parties. Neighbors were great. Nice private location. We plan to make a yearly trip back and will definitely be staying in this home again!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Ideal Location and Vacation Get Away...Well maintained and user friendly.

  • 5 of 5

The best beach get away in South Carolina....We have vacationed at Reel Blessed the last four years and are planning to return again next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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  • 4 of 5

In my opinion this is the perfect location on Folly! My family had a great week at Real Blessed! The house is a very quick walk to the beach and with the area not having too many houses around, the beach was not crowded at all. The kayaks provided by the homeowners were awesome for exploring the waterway. We saw so many dauphins we lost count! And I have to add that the living room furniture was awesome. So many beach houses have wicker furniture that is very uncomfortable and impossible to relax on. Having plush recliners and sofas was a great decision! The kitchen was also up to date and fully stocked with anything you need. Overall I would give Real Blessed a 4 out of 5. The only negative is the master bedroom is never dark enough to sleep but I am sure they will fix that in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Relaxing home with great views

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our week-long vacation. My family of four met up with my parents and all six of us were very comfortable in this clean and well-appointed home. The beds were extremely comfortable, as was the living room furniture. The kitchen was well equipped and the views are spectacular. I was pleased to find things like salt and pepper and toilet paper (things I always forget to pack and lots of beach houses don't have) in the cupboards. The house is a quick walk from the beach, but we rented it because it has a boat dock. My children enjoyed fishing off the pier and the dock, and we took the kayak out on occasion and saw lots of dolphins in the back bay. The shaded space underneath the house has a grill and a porch swing with a dining table, and is a nice spot for dinner. The owner of the home gave us his contact information and made himself accessible, but all of the instructions were very clear so we never needed to contact him for anything because everything we needed was there. We enjoyed our stay and definitely hope to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Super vacation

  • 5 of 5

What a great house! My family had the best vacation to date. This house is everything that it is said to be and more. We plan on making this our summer vacation house each year and maybe a few times during the year. Lol We loved it and they had everything that you could possibly need. We even had a family gathering while we were there and cooking and eating underneath the house was fantastic. The owners were super to work with. Thank you so much for letting us rent your beautiful home. See you again soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Rates & Availability

Folly Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mar 13 2017 - May 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 28 2017 - Aug 12 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.5%

Last Minute discounts may be available two weeks prior to requested rental period.

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Folly Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jack and jill type bath between br 1 and 2
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , adjoining bathroom between br 1 and 2.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , adjoining bathroom between br 1 and 2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , overlooks Folly River
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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