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Secluded 200 Yds from Quiet Beach, Great for Families, Garage, Sm Dogs Welcome!

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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House; 5 Bedrooms sleep 4 Couples and 4 Singles - Total 12; 4 Baths, Library

Requirements to Rent:
1. Maximum occupancy - 12 persons, 2 small dogs and 4 vehicles.
2. The leaseholder must be at least 25 years old and understands that he/she must personally occupy the property for the entire period. ID’s must be furnished upon request.
3. We can only rent to Family Groups. “A Non-Family group is defined as: unmarried young adults, high school, college students or single sex groups…” Horry County Zoning Rental Ordinance Article IV, Section 431
4. Holidays and Summer: Sunday - Sunday, 7 day minimum
5. Off Season: 4 day minimum
6. Rental Regulations link https://goo.gl/Yg8tBd

The Vagabond is located in the private residential neighborhood of Long Bay Estates which is far from the busy hotel beaches but a quick drive to everything you need. Since there is no public parking or access to its beach front and no through traffic, you'll find a peaceful get away from Myrtle Beach's hubbub of activity.

The house has spacious living areas for combined family vacationers. Hardwood oak and pine floors throughout the house help those with allergies. A well equipped kitchen with cabinet of spices and garden of herbs is popular with the cooks. From the breakfast room and back porch, watch eagles catch fish and swans swimming on the lake or paddle it in our canoe and get up close with the turtles and ducks. Small dogs (under 20 lbs.) are welcome.


Enjoy the 60 foot long front porch with rockers and a double swing. There are kiddie gates at the stairs on both porches. When the kids tire of the playground under the house they have only a 200 yard hop and skip to the beach. From there a ten minute walk lands you at the Myrtle Beach State Park with its playgrounds, nature center, trails, fishing, and coffee and ice-cream at the pier gift shop! Also enjoy riding our bikes around the neighborhood or along the paved paths of Market Common.

The living area is upstairs above the large garage and screened in porch.

BEDROOMS:

'Mediterranean' Suite - King bed with reading lamps, 2014 39' Toshiba TV, futon, two closets, private bath with jacuzzi tub, double sink vanity, shower stall, toilet. Outside door leads to back porch which includes a private sunning deck. Sleeps 2 with room for 2 kids on the futon..

'Lakeview' Room - Queen bed with reading lamps, love seat, 2013 32' Panasonic TV. French doors open to back screened in porch with Adirondack chairs, table and chairs and beautiful view of the lake. Sleeps 2.

'Stoways' Bunk Room - sleeps 2. Great for the kids. Window looks onto back sunning deck.

'Caribbean' Queen Room - sleeps 2. Window looks onto front porch.

'De' Bayou' Family Suite - Double Bed and Bunk Beds. Window looks onto front porch. Sleeps 4.

LIBRARY: Includes a sofa, coffee table, and bookshelves with popular fiction. It is a quiet place to catch up on your pleasure reading. Our Internet modem and wifi router are plugged in here. Pass through this room to the master suite through curtained french doors.

DINING AREAS: Have your meals in the breakfast room which seats 10 or in our graciously furnished dining room which seats up to 8. The back porch has an iron table for 4 while the front porch has a picnic table for 8 and the downstairs screened in porch has a picnic table for 6.

KITCHEN: 1 cooktop, 1 stove with a double oven, 2 sinks, Bosch dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven, blender, coffee maker & grinder, refrigerator with ice maker, hand mixer. 1 high chair, 2 booster chairs, 1 portable booster seat are stored in the garage. There is a love seat and TV mounted on wall.

LAUNDRY: Washer and Dryer behind bifold doors in breakfast room with tabletop ironing board and iron.

LIVING ROOM: 39' Toshiba TV with Bluray DVD player. CABLE. Large selection of DVD movies and Music CD Player & CDs in AV cabinet. Relax and read from the large library of books in the house or choose from many board games or puzzles to play in the dining room side board.

UNDER THE HOUSE: You'll find kiddie swings, a slide, a Little Tikes Cozy Coupe, and beach toys. Screened room with two hammocks, two rockers, and a picnic table receives a breeze and is a nice place to nap. In the garage is another fridge for your beach drinks and a Weber charcoal grill. You can lock up your car, beach gear and more in the garage. 2 small children's bikes and 3 or 4 adult bikes are provided. There is an unfinished 1/2 bath in the garage. After the beach, rinse off the sand in one of 2 Hot and Cold enclosed outside showers.

New in 2016! A canoe and several bikes are provided for your enjoyment.

Linen rental is required and your beds will be professionally made. Sheets and bed linens, bath mats, 1 bath towel, wash cloth and 1 beach towel per guest up to 12 + 2 extra sets, 5 hand towels and 3 kitchen towels. Please read the linen rental policy @ https://goo.gl/dW3cX4

We are 3.5 miles from the upscale Market Common shopping area with restaurants, movie theater and the Grand Park Athletic Complex in the old Air Force property and 5 miles from the Grand Strand where you will find Family Kingdom Amusement Park, the Sky Wheel, zip lining and more. 2.5 miles to Huffman Helicopter tours by the airport. 4.5 miles to the Myrtle Beach International Airport.

Keywords: Vagabond, house, shopping, state park, bike paths, beach, jacuzzi, lake, fishing, kids, children, pier, playground, biking, golf, families, games, private, secluded, pets, families, Market Common, Auto Shows, dogs

Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2276 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Porch Gates, high chairs, games, books, swings and slide...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Can smoke on porches disposing of butts in sand cans....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Sorry, no cats or puppies. Small dogs are welcome....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    two sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: outdoor shower

    2 enclosed outdoor showers. Half bath in garage....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Motorcycle Friendly

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Three bookshelves of nonfiction and popular fiction. Children's books in the family suite. ...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Games and puzzles can be found in the dining room dresser....moreless

  • Music Library:

    CDs and Radio/CD player in TV media cabinet...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Time Warner Cable...moreless

  • Television:

    2013: 32' Panasonic in the Lakeview room. 2014: 39' Toshiba in the Living Room 2014: 39' Toshiba in the Mediterranean Master Suite Wall mounted tv in breakfast room...moreless

  • Toys:

    In the garage and under the house: Bicycles Beach toys, 2 Cozy Coupes, 2 baby swings, 2 children's swings, Step 2 small slide, Plastic Baby Pool...moreless

  • Video Library:

    DVDs inside TV media cabinet...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Small lake behind the house that has a creek that goes around Upper Long Bay and neighboring Pirateland Campground. Fish and Fowl. Resident Swans. Canoe provided....moreless

  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    We have a formal dining area that seats up to 8 and kitchen dining area that seats 10. 1 high chair with a tray, 1 restaurant style highchair, a combo booster chair/step stool, and a booster seat. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 16 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    2 units installed in August 2014...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    2013: LG - 7.3 Cu. Ft. Ultra-Large Capacity Dryer ...moreless

  • Garage:

    1 car garage...moreless

  • Heating
  • Parking:

    No on street parking. 4 car maximum. 1 car garage, but with room for motorcycles too. Asphalt driveway has room for 2 cars back to back. You may park on grass to the left of the driveway....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    14 beach, 14 bath, hand towel & wash cloth sets. Bath mats. 4 kitchen towel sets...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Detergent not provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee Grinder provided too....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes and utensils are provided....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    2014: Bosch Dishwasher Detergent not provided....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    2015 microwave...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Fully stocked spice cabinet....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    2013: Samsung RB195ACBP with bottom freezer and ice-maker ...moreless

  • Stove:

    2016: 1 full unit with double oven and an additional 2014: 30' Maytag Glass Cooktop....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe and life jackets ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Our groundskeeper Charlotte lives across the street and you may see her working in the yard during your stay. Make sure to say hi. She and our other neighbors keep an eye on the place for us....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    2013: Weber Charcoal Grill Charcoal not provided....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2016 Late Fall
Nov 30 - Dec 17, 2016
4 night min stay
$135
$840
2016 Winter Holidays
Dec 18 - Jan 2, 2017
4 night min stay
$250
$1,400
2017 Winter
Jan 3 - Mar 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$140
$840 $2,280
2017 Spring
Apr 3 - May 20, 2017
4 night min stay
$225
2016 Early Summer
May 21 - Jun 10, 2017
7 night min stay
$300
2017 Memorial Day Weekend
May 25 - May 28, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,600
flat fee
2017 Summer
Jun 11 - Aug 12, 2017
7 night min stay
$330

Changeover Day: Sunday

2017 Late Summer
Aug 13 - Sep 2, 2017
6 night min stay
$200
$1,300
2017 Fall
Sep 3 - Oct 22, 2017
4 night min stay
$150
$1,000
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$150
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Check-Out Cleaning $160 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Linen Service $120 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Our rent is calculated by length of stay times rate plus $120 mandatory linen service and $160 check-out cleaning fee plus 11% tax and a $250 refundable damage deposit.

Jan - March Off-season for stays of a month or longer we have discounted rates which are all inclusive + tax and $250 refundable deposit. Three months (91 days) or more there is no tax and our rate is $66/night includes linens & 6 cleanings; Two months $71/night + tax includes linens & 4 cleanings; One month $76/night + tax includes linens & 2 cleanings. Your quote includes bath sets with bath mats, beach towels, and kitchen towels along with professionally made beds, but no paper products or soaps. Our cleaning service must come in every two weeks and this is included in the nightly rate. If you want it more often, it will be an additional $155 per visit.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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Location

5.4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sportsman Bar & Grill
2.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Prestwick Country Club
65 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-95 (Florence, SC)
2.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Toffino’s Italian Bakery & Deli (8a - 9p M-Sat)
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Long Bay Estates

Car: Necessary

State Parks, Churches, Museums, Art Classes, Outlet Shopping, Fine Dining, Air-force Memorial, Brook Green Gardens, Flea Markets, Shelling, Putt Putt Golf

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1969

About the owner: I'm a school librarian and sixth of nine siblings who have inherited this property. The picture of me is from the beach when I was about 3 yrs old. l am holding a toy phone to my brother's ear. Please call me if you have any questions. I still like to talk! :-) My earliest memory of staying here is when my grandmother rented this house out, but kept the master suite (the current library) for herself as a get away. We came to visit and had to sleep in a tent in the back yard.

Why the Owner Chose Long Bay Estates (Myrtle Beach, SC, USA):
My grandmother bought this house in her retirement as a pre-fab ranch in 1969. She made the newspaper for being the first house brought to the area on a tractor trailer. She chose Long Bay for it's quiet residential neighborhood and proximity to art workshops at Spring Maid Beach. She called it 'The Counting House' and rented it yearly to military families from the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. In 1989 Hurricane Hugo hit and knocked her off it's foundation; thus, she became the 'Vagabond'. Our father designed the additions and she was rebuilt on stilts according to federal guidelines. Momma Bette passed away in 2003 at 102 years old. The house is now owned by her daughter and grandchildren and her great grandchildren are enjoying it too. When we go down we find it most comfortable with two families and the grandparents.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love the quiet atmosphere in our residential neighborhood away from the crowds; but, if we want entertainment it's all minutes from our house. We love walking (the little ones run all the way) to the pier for ice cream cones at the State Park and Murrell's Inlet is one of our favorite places to find local seafood. The Vagabond is a lovely peaceful place to get away from it all!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

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Photos

  • The front porch is gated and is a nice place to read and relax. Double swing.

    The front porch is gated and is a nice place to read and relax. Double swing.

  • New 2016! Hood & Stove with Double Oven

    New 2016! Hood & Stove with Double Oven

  • The Breakfast Rm opens to back porch, has a lake view, love seat, TV, Laundry

    The Breakfast Rm opens to back porch, has a lake view, love seat, TV, Laundry

  • The living room seats 8 and has a flat screen TV with cable and BlurayDVD player

    The living room seats 8 and has a flat screen TV with cable and BlurayDVD player

  • Master Bath includes double sinks, jacuzzi tub, shower stall & toilet

    Master Bath includes double sinks, jacuzzi tub, shower stall & toilet

  • The 'Lakeview' room has a queen bed, love seat, 32' TV and opens to back porch.

    The 'Lakeview' room has a queen bed, love seat, 32' TV and opens to back porch.

  • 'Caribbean' queen bedroom.

    'Caribbean' queen bedroom.

  • Hall Bathroom.

    Hall Bathroom.

  • Backyard view: Enjoy the lake! Watch the wildlife. Fish & Swim. Canoe provided.

    Backyard view: Enjoy the lake! Watch the wildlife. Fish & Swim. Canoe provided.

  • This screened in porch has hammocks. 4 adult bikes, 2 sm. kids bikes, toys.

    This screened in porch has hammocks. 4 adult bikes, 2 sm. kids bikes, toys.

  • Just a 200 yard walk to the beach! 14 beach towels are included.

    Just a 200 yard walk to the beach! 14 beach towels are included.

  • 5 mi to the Board Walk,  2.5 mi to Market Common, 4 mi to airport

    5 mi to the Board Walk, 2.5 mi to Market Common, 4 mi to airport

  • 2 sinks, cooktop, stove w' double oven, toaster, coffee grinder & maker, blender

    2 sinks, cooktop, stove w' double oven, toaster, coffee grinder & maker, blender

  • Breakfast Rm overlooking the lake seats 10. 2 Highchairs & Booster Seat. TV too.

    Breakfast Rm overlooking the lake seats 10. 2 Highchairs & Booster Seat. TV too.

  • An elegant place to dine or play the myriad games and puzzles in the side board.

    An elegant place to dine or play the myriad games and puzzles in the side board.

  • A quiet king room has a futon and TV. The back door opens to a sunning porch.

    A quiet king room has a futon and TV. The back door opens to a sunning porch.

  • The library opens into King Master through curtained French Doors.

    The library opens into King Master through curtained French Doors.

  • Bathroom next to Lakeview Rm. bath towels, hand towels and wash cloths included.

    Bathroom next to Lakeview Rm. bath towels, hand towels and wash cloths included.

  • De' Bayou Room family suite - Double Bed + Bunk Bed

    De' Bayou Room family suite - Double Bed + Bunk Bed

  • 'Stowaways' Bunk Room sleeps 2.

    'Stowaways' Bunk Room sleeps 2.

  • The screened back porch faces the lake. One bedroom opens onto the porch.

    The screened back porch faces the lake. One bedroom opens onto the porch.

  • Under the house is a weber grill and canoe. In he background are outdoor showers

    Under the house is a weber grill and canoe. In he background are outdoor showers

  • Take a short walk to the State Park pier watching the sun rise.

    Take a short walk to the State Park pier watching the sun rise.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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