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Fantastic Beachhouse for Family Vacations, Reunions, & Wedding Guests!

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Folly is a magical sea island just 20 minutes from the Conde Naste #1 Tourist Destination in the USA: Charleston, S.C! In-Joy! Combine your pleasures of enjoying the ocean and a fabulous vacation destination, too! Open your heart & mind to an ocean of possibilities for your family reunion, wedding party, vacation retreat for small or large parties, or a special event at this private beachhouse. A perfect location, one block from the beach, on a tidal creek with pristine marshlands views and Folly's natural bird sanctuary. This gorgeous home setting is on a unique street with cul-desacs on both ends, allowing a peaceful retreat just steps away from the ocean on the 'Edge of America', Folly Beach.

This private home is also available as an executive home for short term stays for families, located on a quiet, family friendly street, perfect for a family in transition. For more photos see vrbo #883100. Property was managed by a company for a few months & they took EXCELLENT photos!

Keywords: Beachhouse, spacious, luxurious, fun, gourmet kitchen, family, value, home, ocean, beachwalk, peaceful, scenic, tidal creek, porches. Screened-in porch, serene, surfboard, beach chairs, golf cart, home,

More Details

Owner
Dr. Darlana Fiehtsam (Feet sum)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Dr. Darlana Fiehtsam (Feet sum)

I Love Folly Beach! I have renamed my home 'Seaspirit' (formally 'Venus') at the Edge of America in a fabulous beach town called home for many years. I started renting my house to help my son get through college...and he has graduated now!! Now I rent it out to be free to do more volunteer work and give back to my community! I retired as a psychotherapist and now I work as a real estate agent, helping families find their Dream Home near the beach and in Charleston! I love to walk on the beach and I love boogie boarding in the ocean every day of the summer. I hope that you and your family will enjoy my home, have fun, make loving, silly beach memories together, and treasure your time and life...even for just a week at one of the best beaches in America.

Dr. Darlana Fiehtsam (Feet sum) purchased this house in 1999

Why Dr. Darlana Fiehtsam (Feet sum) chose Folly Beach

Having traveled to many beaches in the United States, Mexico, Greece, and even the Great Barrier Reef of Australia, Folly Beach remains my absolute favorite. The Secret: I LOVE the WAVES!!! Not too little, not too big, just right for body surfing, floating around, boogie boarding, skim boarding, and even real surfing. The sand is fine and shell hunting is even a local favorite! Folly is home to many surfers & East Coast surf contests, with lessons available to beginners! Folly is a fun beach town, close to Charleston, which is the #1 tourist destination in America for so many reasons. Folly is best known for it's hospitality, beautiful beach, fun nightlife. The serene Lowcountry skies, with transformative sunrises and sunsets are all enchanting. An evening walk on the beach, on a moonlit night, with the moonbeans guiding your way and many stars shining their bright lights along the shoreline is memorable for all ages.

What makes this house unique

Awesome beach, just a block away. My house is unique in being just a block off the beach, but right on the marsh, so you can enjoy peace and quiet and all of the fun of a beach town, just down the street. Most people do not know this street exists on Folly--it is a quiet secret, so close to everything.

Amenities

Folly Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Really nice tiled double shower with double shower heads
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , Bedroom is cozy room with marsh view from window
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), , Baby Cribs (1) graco pack and play, (1) air mattress available to use in one of two large upstairs bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • 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
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fabulous beach house one block from the Atlantic ocean! You can also create a sacred vacation and soul retreat for yourself, couples, or group, check out details at: http://newhopebegins.com/sacred-vacations/. This is truly a wonder-filled beach house and retreat home for families and groups.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(49 traveler reviews)

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Fantastic Beachhouse for Family Vacations, Reunions, & Wedding Guests!
average rating of 4.9183674 based on 49 reviews
5

Home like feeling.....

  • 5 of 5

Great beach house for large groups. Lots of room to spread out with the front porch, deck and screened porch. The home has a very comfortable and relaxing feeling. Nice furniture and comfortable bedrooms. All of our quests commented how nice of house it was.

Dr. Darcy is great person to rent from. She was always very accommodating if we had a question.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Folly Beach 2017 (Lexington Mo Group)

  • 5 of 5

It was a very nice home/nicely decorated and furnished with everything we needed for our group of friends (12) to relax and have fun. We have traveled together for the past 6-8 years and this home fit our needs. We used the golf cart every day and the gas grill was an added plus. We had some tasty steaks and pork chops fixed on the grill. Less than 5 minutes from the beach/a few blocks from the main road thru town. The beach was a little beat up from Hurricane Irma but still nice for a morning or evening stroll. We had a wonderful meal at the Crab Shack our first night. We also tried Taco Boy and the Mexican Sweet Corn was to die for! The owner was very easy to work with and if we had a problem it was addressed immediately. I would recommend it to anyone!!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Spot for Family and Charleston Time!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely mini-family-reunion. Fell in love with the spot. Ease of access to the beach, the fun restaurants in town, and Charleston itself. House is perfect for family and friends. Had 9 adults and 4 kids. All were comfortable. We all had adventures and went home wanting to return asap.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I really enjoyed meeting you & your sisters & family. Hope you can return for new memories again!
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House was perfect for families!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our group of three families - 6 adults, 5 children. Beach only a block away and so close to town. We had a blast!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at this house - the beach was basically across the street and we were just about a mile from Center St and all the fun restaurants/bars that Folly Beach has to offer.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location and accommodation.

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for an a large extended-family vacation. Well appointed, comfortable, everything we needed to meet the needs of babies through old folks. The owner has done a fabulous job providing for guests.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Map

Lost Dog Cafe
Morris Island Lighthouse
"At the East end of the island, take a walk to the pristine, natural end of the island, where..."
Folly Beach Fishing Pier
"Every Folly visitor MUST visit the Folly Pier. The vast view of the ocean and the coastline ..."
Rita's Seaside Grille
"Rita's is a local favorite, great for a burger, hot wings, a cold beer or even a jalapeno in..."
Charleston Outdoor Adventures
"Kayak tours for beginners (experienced kayakers can launch from my backyard)! Very professio..."
Sushi by Lisa
"Sushi by Lisa is a local favorite! Lisa's sushi is a treasure in Folly (especially to me, s..."
Surf Bar
"Surf Bar serves to the local crowd and 20's to 40's crowd. The place to go for my Adult Chil..."
Crosby Fish & Shrimp
"GREAT LOCAL SEAFOOD!! BUY YOUR LOCAL SEAFOOD HERE. I do, and when I host events, my Chefs ..."
Tides Folly Beach
"Tides is a local anchor in the community...the only full service hotel. Tides' oceanfront po..."
Black Magic Cafe
"I walked into Black Magic the first day they opened and bought their first Latte! They start..."
The 'Wich Doctor
"Foodies LOVE this place! The owner and his wife take exceptional pride in their creation of..."
Car: recommended

This fabulous property is one street off the ocean. The walk to the beach is about the length of 7 houses before you sink your feet in the sand. A golf cart is available for most vacationers to make that short walk easy with beach gear! The house is on a tidal creek with the marsh in the back, making a serene setting for island nights. The back porch is both screened in and open to the sky for lively conversations and intimate moments looking up at the stars! You can hear the ocean tide from the front porch, which is a great morning opener. Folly nightlife includes live bands and/or musicians almost nightly. The Folly marina, only 3 blocks away, offers daytime or sunset sailboat excursions and fishing trips locally or for adventurers, out to the ocean for deep sea fishing (very fun!). Downtown Charleston is a 20 minute drive, the #1 tourist destination in America, known for its hospitality, a major foodie destination, quaint architecture, historical tours and carriage rides, and fabulous shopping, too! Your family or friends may also enjoy the local Plantations with beautiful gardens or even tours of the many historical churches. If you stay in Folly the whole week, don't miss the fabulous sunrises on front beach and spectacular sunsets, especially from the marina on the Folly river.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 12.5%

Cancellation policy: After reservation is completed for Summer Rentals, one may cancel up to 30 days prior to stay, with a $500 deposit forfeited. No refund of deposits within 30 days of reservation. In case of inclement weather, reservations may be rescheduled for another time slot during the same season or as soon as is possible without refund of payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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