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Fripp Island, 2nd Row Ocean View, steps to best beach, spacious, 3 BR/3 BA

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Fripp Island, House, 3 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 3 Baths (Sleeps 14-15)

Welcome to 'Sandy Shores' Fripp Island second row ocean view home.

Just steps to the best beach on the island. Across the street from the beach access which provides a 24 hour, 7 days a week beach. You are just steps to the water at this popular access with plenty of room to set up for the day, but only a few feet from the high tide line.

This newly renovated home (September 2012) sleeps 15 people comfortably in the 3 bedrooms. Each bedroom has its own private full bathroom and flat screen TV. The kitchen has all new stainless appliances, new countertops, and is generously furnished. The galley kitchen allows several people to work in it at one time. There are 2 living areas and 3 dining areas in this spacious home (2,500 square feet of living space). The living room has a new 46' flat screen TV. The bathrooms are tile floors with new counters and all new fixtures.

Bedroom setup:

Bedroom 1: Queen bed, twin daybed with twin trundle (sleeps 4), flat screen TV, private bathroom.

Bedroom 2: Queen bed, twin daybed with twin trundle (sleeps 4), TV, private bathroom.

Bedroom 3: 2 Full beds, bunk bed (sleeps 6), flat screen TV, private bathroom.

Sunroom: Twin convertible bed (inside the ottoman).

Included In Rental: beach chairs, boogie boards, and sand toys. The cleaning fee is included in the price of the rental. Please note that we no longer provide a golf cart, but they are available for rent on the island.

Amenity cards are available for purchase. These must be used to access pools, tennis courts, restaurants, and the 2 championship golf courses.

Feel free to call Marla Gatley (owner) any time with questions at 316-737-2760

More Details

Marla Gatley
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Marla Gatley

We are from Kansas and we spend our summers on Fripp Island.

Marla Gatley purchased this house in 2012

Why Marla Gatley chose Fripp Island

We love this home because it is just steps to the best beach on Fripp Island with access 24/7 and a short walk to the water.


Fripp Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , double sinks
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 2 bunk bed
    Sunroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , twin bed inside the ottoman
  • Queen size Beds (2) 2 queen beds, Double Beds (2) 2 full beds, Twin or Single Beds (4) 4 twin beds, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) convertible twin bed (from ottoman in sunroom), Bunk Beds (2) 2 twin bunk beds
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
...outdoor shower.....bikes......boogie boards......beach chairs.....sand toys...all included in rental


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Fripp Island, 2nd Row Ocean View, steps to best beach, spacious, 3 BR/3 BA
average rating of 4.860465 based on 43 reviews

Lovely home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Its a great house to stay in and Marla is so easy to work with!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location is amazing but home needs some updates!

  • 3 of 5

This was my family's 7th year in a row to spend a week at Fripp, and we have stayed somewhere different each time. This home had the best location - center island and easy access to 24-hour beach - but we were disappointed by the home itself. If your top priority is beach accessibility then this home offers it without the high price of beach front. However, if you are picky about the accommodations, know that this home needs some major updating. The home is spacious but the floor plan is not ideal, especially if you have young children. The bedroom that has the 2 full beds and the bunk beds also has an exterior door with a single lock (no deadbolt). My kids are 7 and 5, and I wasn't happy to learn on arrival that there was an exterior door in their room! If they were any younger, I would not have let them stay in there alone due to safety concerns. Also, there is a private full bath off that bedroom, but there is also a connecting door that joins that bedroom to another bedroom (with its own private full bath), so there is no traditional hallway and bedroom doors are directly off the living room and sun room. There is no "hall bath" or half bath, but the bathroom in the master suite has a 2nd door that opens to the laundry area and the kitchen. All 3 of the bathrooms are very dated and the carpets in the bedrooms and living room/dining room combo are stained in multiple places. On arrival, we discovered a series of minor repair/cleaning issues that you would expect would be addressed in advance by the cleaning staff (examples, at least 5 vanity light bulbs were out in the 3 bathrooms, the ceiling light was out in 1 bedroom, several lamps lacked working bulbs, and numerous dead bugs were on the floors). The owners were very responsive to drop off light bulbs and send someone to change bulbs we couldn't reach. However, the owners were aware in advance that the ceiling fan pull control in the master bedroom and the handle on the exterior sliding door were broken, but those things were still not repaired during our week-long stay. We loved the location so much that we were really hoping this was "our house" that we would want to return to again next year; instead, we think this house would be a perfect candidate for an interior gut job and total remodel.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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very nice and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Everything was very nice and comfortable. Might want to check out the sliding glass doors. Seemed they were a little difficult to operate. Just loved the house!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a wonderful week long beach vacation at 701 Whiting Road. The house was spacious...

  • 4 of 5

We had a fantastic week at Fripp Island. It never disappoints. The weather was hot, but perfectly sunny everyday. Our kids enjoyed the beach, the pools, and many other adventures on the island. The house was fully stocked from kitchen gadgets to recreation toys for the beach. There were plenty of games and puzzles to keep the kids and parents entertained. The bedrooms were spacious and was very accommodating for 2 families of 5. The bathrooms need a little updating from general wear and tear, but otherwise the house was perfect. We would certainly come back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was great and we loved the location!

  • 5 of 5

Great vacation!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed during our son's USMC boot graduation. Marla was quick and easy to work with and helped answer lots of questions. The house is beautiful and we enjoyed spending time on the island. It was a great place to bring my new Marine for the night after graduation.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Savannah, Georgia
Nearest Motorway
50 Miles
Car: recommended

Fripp Island is a gated resort community where golf carts are the primary mode of transportation.

We are 2nd row ocean, just steps to the beach access to the best beach on the island with 24/7 beach, even at high tide.

Visit the lighthouse, bike paths, and hiking trails on Hunting Island, a South Carolina State Park, just across the bridge from Fripp Island.




Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

We accept visa, mastercard, discover, or check. You can pay on-line or mail contract to me. We take 50% to hold the house and the balance is due 60 days out.

Cleaning fee is included in the price.

Amenity cards are available for purchase. Summer = $50 per week. Off-season = $35 per week.

MONTHLY RATE = $3,500 October - March. Ask about monthly rates for April, May, September

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.

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