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Quiet End Unit Tennis Villa,, Tidal Crk&.-Golf cart,Club cards-No VRBO fee

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

Comfortably decorated and centrally located on this three and a half mile Island, our quiet end-unit Tennis Villa and the adjacent Tennis Courts are just across Tarpon from the Ocean, Beach Club, and swimming pools. A large deck accessed from the living room faces a spectacular marsh view over the tidal creek, extending in the direction of the Marina and an osprey nest. Bring your binoculars or scope to watch the birds and other wildlife in the marsh. Good beach access points nearby. List available with gate passes. Note the partial mid-week dates available in September may be less crowded than the weekends.

This comfortable'townhouse' condo (over 900 sq. ft) is comfortably furnished for your stay. On the first floor, a spacious floorplan features a dining ell off the living room; the living room has both a sofa and a sleep sofa. A full bath and kitchen with laundry complete this floor. The upstairs loft bedroom has a Queen-sized bed,a large clothes closet plus has an additional TV set. Our master bath features a whirlpool tub. Being an end unit assures good natural light, additional privacy, quiet, and lovely sunsets for our guests. Tidal creek and marsh views are facilitated by windows and sliding door to a back deck with table and chairs.

Rental includes the usage of our 4 passenger cart. Security strictly enforces that only properly licensed drivers may operate carts. New Fripp Island rules affect renters bringing their golf carts or mopeds. A registration fee and cart inspection is required.

Two golf courses on the Island, swimming at three pool complexes, and a Club recreation program complement the natural beauty of our Island, its ecosystem, and varied wildlife. For our golf cart, we have added an electrical outlet conveniently located at the front of the Villa.

Access to the 3 1/2 mile Atlantic Beach is gained at one of 32 access points. A full time security staff controls access to our Island; except for summer peak weeks, it has remained uncrowded. Moderate temperatures in spring and fall are especially popular with golfers. Although Tarpon Blvd is the main Island road, which is convenient for getting around, our villa is situated well back from the road so that the sounds you hear are either tennis balls or the birds.

We request No Smoking Inside Villa. There is a $250 excess cleaning fee if violated.. Service animals welcome any time. Dogs may be allowed as long as prior authorization is given. We clean our carpets on a more frequent basis for pets. There is an additional fee per pet. An additional security deposit is held for a pet . And, please know our housekeeper is very conscientious.

A 4 passenger Golf cart is available with rental.. You will note our rates are inclusive of various taxes, use of golf cart, 2 Club guest cards, and departure cleaning. Additional guest cards may be purchased. Club card fees are set by Fripp I Club. A separate check is required for security/cleaning deposit which covers the Villa, golf cart, and pets, as appropriate , We always anticipate there will be no need for excess cleaning or experience damages. Following housekeeping, we plan to shred this deposit check.

We ask that you remember that Fripp likes to keep our wildlife "wild" and ask

your family not to feed deer or alligators and please pick up any dropped trash.


Keywords: Townhouse Condominium

More Details

Dianne Letson
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Dianne Letson

We have been coming to Fripp since late 1970's and stayed in various locations. Leaving Ky after 35 years, we moved closer to Fripp and are now in upstate SC. We bought unit while building our present house VRBO 4153. Our family stays occasionally in the Villa, which is furnished to our standards.

We love the opportunity to be solitary or in a group, play sports or walk the beach, children benefit from bike trails, a security presence on the roads, and only one entrance/exit road at Fripp.

Why Dianne Letson chose Low Country & Resort Islands

We bought this Villa while building a new home on Island.. This is a wonderful central location with pool and beach 3 minute walk away. Tennis courts are just outside the door. The tidal creek is active and alive with wildlife. Set back off the main road of Tarpon means it is quiet yet a very convenient Island location. With an end unit (townhouse), gazing across the creek's marshes is not the same as being in the middle of condominium hustle and bustle. We love the variety of birds feeding in

the creek and marsh or building their nests. We have watched osprey over the years, returning to their familiar habitats.

The central location across from Beach Club facilties or beach, adjacent to the tennis courts, and with easy access to paved bicycle trails allows families to do everything and nothing outside the door.

Fripp has been nicknamed 'the best kept secret of the South' for good reason. Many owners come as often as they can, returning guests often have come for the past 20-30 years while first-time guests are welcome. We also think our guests care about our Island and feel at home in our property. Many of us appreciate and respect the presence of security and their concern for owners and visitors.

What makes this condo unique

Great size of unit and its layout works well. The creek is right off our deck. Quet!. Sunny1. Easy to have privacy or be social by its location. It has a unique setting on Island without through traffic. Walk to various venues in 'Beach Club area' without worrying about parking a car or golf cart to go to pools, beach, food. We have a 4-passenger golf cart, covered with 'windows' for the cooler weather, for our guests now. The Island POA will no longer allow non-property owners to bring their own golf carts.. Activities are relatively near by, the Beach Club across the street, or equi-distance to either end of the Island for golf, marina, or additional pools.


Fripp Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • upstairs bathroom has whirlpool bath. 1st floor bathroom has tub/shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1) living room
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Great Island location with tidal creek or marsh views, our end unit assures quiet, New cabinets/countertops and linoleum brighten a full kitchen which has all appliances including microwave with washer dryer, ample dishes, cookware and utensils, Two full baths, a queen bed and double sleep sofa, cable 25' TV/VCR, all linens furnished for unit except for beach towels, separate electric outlet for golf cart (rental available on and off Island), new air conditioning/heat pump, For weekly rentals, two Fripp Island Club amenity cards are provided to use all Fripp Island Club facilities. Children 13 and older must have their own. Pro shop and tennis courts at door, beach and a restaurant on other side of courts, Rentals on Island for golfcarts and boats, bicycles, too; Ocean Point Grill at OP Golf course open all year; Beach Club and Marina Restaurant open during summer months,alternate other months, other food & snacks seasonal various sites


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Quiet End Unit Tennis Villa,, Tidal Crk&.-Golf cart,Club cards-No VRBO fee
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
O'Fallon, Il 62269

Wonderful beach retreat!

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth stay in this very cozy, comfortable tennis villa. It is the perfect size for a couple, and has everything you need. The owners are so nice and welcoming. Fripp is the perfect place for a relaxing, quiet getaway! We will be back next year, definitely!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fripp condo

  • 3 of 5

Needs updating

  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Comments are always welcomed from our guests. They have been helpful as we seek to offer the villa features and Island amenities most appreciated by our visitors. Decorating and preventive maintenance are our primary goals for the comfort of living and ease of necessary housework while on our wonderful Fripp Island. Our villa is furnished as for our own family members or friends. Prior guests have seemed to like this aspect as many couples or small families return for stay after stay. We were among the first to offer our own golf cart as part of our inclusive rate. We do appreciate everyone's comments and look forward to meeting new guests.
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Huntersville, NC

Beach week

  • 5 of 5

Great time. Great renters. Went above and beyond to make our trip enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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O'Fallon, Il 62269

second time visitors

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this very cozy and comfortable villa. It is very centrally located, but still feels very quiet and private. Fripp is a great place to visit, the views are wonderful, and the beach is always inviting.Plenty to do for everyone.Everything we needed was provided, and the owners are very helpful and welcoming. We plan to return again next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beaufort, SC

Wonderful "stay-cation"

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time staying in this tennis villa! We live in Beaufort, but enjoy staying at Fripp Island as a mini "stay-cation." The unit was a great size for my family of 4! It was very clean, and in a great location on the island. We all really enjoyed the back deck, the view, and the wild life! Having the use of the golf cart helped make the trip more enjoyable!

The pictures on the web site were perfect...and if anything, the villa seemed to be bigger in person! The description was extremely accurate, and the owners were VERY helpful. I would recommend this rental to others!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Augusta, GA

Family friendly rental

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying at this tennis villa. The location on the marsh right across the street from the beach was great. The owners were really nice and helpful. There was plenty of room for our family of 5 to stay comfortably and the unit was very clean. Our 3 children really enjoyed riding the golf cart around and feeding the deer that walked right up to us in the front and back of the unit. If we come back to Fripp Island again, we will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Swimming (choice of 4 pool areas), Island recreation program with amenity cards provided, We are near Historic Beaufort with its charming shops and artisans, and the fabulous ACE Basin, Charleston is 90 miles, Savannah 65 miles and u-pick veggies or fresh fish/shrimp 5 miles


Rates & Availability

Fripp Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 9 2017 - Jun 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
SUMMER See Notes
Jun 2 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
FALL See notes
Aug 12 2017 - Nov 10 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $300

All rates include: taxes and fees, 2 club guest cards, use of 4 passenger golf cart, departure cleaning
Rates subject to change without notice. Additional guest cards available for purchase.
Minimum 2-3 night required for SPRING/FALL @175 and WINTER Occasionally partial week avail in summer.
Nightly rates vary with number of nights or weekends; may not be VRBO calculation above
SUMMER weekly rental; occasionally partial weeks @ approx $210 per night as
Service animals welcome (fee waived)/pet friendly with contract addendum
We reserve right to approve pet stay Fripp requires pets to be on leash except below high tide line on beach.
Owners must be responsible for shedding and noseprint issues to avoid excess cleaning fees. No fleas.
Bring beach towels and other beach equipment.
NOTE: Payment direct to Owner will not generate this site's service fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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