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Quiet / Near pool / Golf Cart / Lagoon & Marsh Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Saint Helena Island House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Lagoon And Marsh Views, free golf cart, near pool

*** 2016 update: Yes, we are OPEN after Hurricane Matthew. We were fortunate and the home did not sustain damage ***

*** This home has had a remodeled kitchen, featuring all new appliances, granite counter tops and a larger island; remodeled bathrooms; new wooden floors and carpeting throughout; new HD TVs, BluRays, NetFlix and wiFi throughout; all in the last few years ***

The Sawgrass Bluff area is located on the marsh side of Fripp Island. It is a subtropical wooded area about a ten minute walk or a five minute ride to the beach in our complimentary golf cart.

When you look out our windows from the living area, you see palms and a lagoon, not another house next door. Out of the front windows is a view of the marsh. Residents and guests of this area have free access to a shared private swimming pool with restrooms and change areas all accessible via an electronic pool card. The pool is less than 100 yards from the house.

Adjoining the pool area is a small playground complete with a tree house, slide and swings. While the pool is just behind the house, it is far enough away not to bother your quietness.

Our renters also have access to a private crabbing dock extending into the marsh. This is a great place to catch crabs, fish, shrimp, or just sit and watch the wonders of marsh life or catch a fantastic sunset.

You can sit on our screened porch early in the morning and enjoy your breakfast among the beauty of nature without the press of humanity around you - or, perhaps catch a quiet nap on one of our lounges. We also have a sundeck for sunbathing in the privacy of our home instead of traveling to the beach.

Our complimentary golf cart (Fripp Island Resort rents them for $275 per week) is provided for use of Licensed drivers only. Please make sure that you adhere to this licensed drivers only policy as the fine for violation is $200. This cart allows you to slowdown, leave the car behind, and tour the island from end to end counting deer roaming on the island or hunting for an alligator in the lagoons along the roadways.

Beach access is assured as each road leading from the main road to the beach has public access. In order that you enjoy your stay, we provide beach towels, beach umbrellas, surf floats sand chairs, and a few sand toys, so you don't have to pack them. We also have a charcoal grill should you desire to use it.

Whether you are looking for a quiet place to read and refresh your spirit or a life style that is set up for family togetherness, Fripp Island offers a respite from the everyday routines of life.

You will find our kitchen well supplied with appliances and the necessary items to enable your full dining and cooking pleasures.

We have installed high speed internet (Comcast 20mbps) in our unit so you can keep up to date with all your contacts with wireless-N connectivity throughout the house. All TVs are Smart HDTVs with wireless access to the internet and free Netflix on each.

The bathrooms are freshly remodeled and we also stock them with a dozen each of bath towels, hand towels and wash cloths. Speaking of towels, we also provide a dozen beach towels.

We have two decks, one for sunbathing with supplied reclining chairs and one which is screened-in and has a table with chairs for relaxing in comfort.

You can park under our home and still have off street parking for three cars.

Our island is near historic Beaufort South Carolina with its historical tours and many fine eating establishments.

Once you have enjoyed the unspoiled life style of Fripp Island, walking the uncrowded beach where loggerhead turtles come to nest, you will wonder why you ever went anywhere else to get away from it all. Remember, vacations at the beach form memories that last forever.

Fripp Island Club (amenity) cards are not available for purchase but you should not need them since with this rental, you have a complimentary golf cart, bikes and access to a private pool and crabbing dock. There are many delightful restaurants in the area off of the island and golf available in Beaufort.

And of course, you have access to the 3 miles of golden sand beaches!

You can also enjoy tennis at the Fripp Island Racquet Club where you can participate in the daily drills, stroke of the day, adult clinics or weekly mixers during the summer season. Or, a lesson with the pros Troy or Joe at any time during the year.

Hunting Island, a South Carolina State Park, is just 10 minutes away by car and has a 150 year old light house, over 130 feet high and the only publicly accessible lighthouse in SC, that you can climb 167 steps for a fantastic view of the area. It, too, has great sandy beaches.

Historic Savannah is just an hour away and Charleston is 90 minutes.

No Smoking is permitted and no pets are allowed.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Bob Smoak, Fripp Vacation
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 30, 2016
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About Bob Smoak, Fripp Vacation

Long time Fripp renters who have taken the plunge into ownership.

Bob Smoak, Fripp Vacation purchased this house in 2012

Why Bob Smoak, Fripp Vacation chose Low Country & Resort Islands

Fripp Island is simply an oasis away from the hustle and bustle of every day life. You truly can get away from it all on Fripp. And, here on Sawgrass Bluff, it is even quieter. You will find yourself surrounded by peace and everything you need to relax.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Quiet / Near pool / Golf Cart / Lagoon & Marsh Views
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews
Elgin, SC
5

Everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed there last week. As the other reviews have stated, its a very nice place and has everything you need. However, I didn't get the fancy folded towels like Jessica did. BOOOOO! JJ! Nice carpet/padding! The only two things I would recommend are, a trash can on the screen porch. The small we took from the bathroom doesn't hold many beer cans :). And, possibly an ice machine or refrigerator (with ice maker) downstairs. We didn't need the amenity cards as the community pool was fine. The other pools get WAY to crowded. It was cool to see the gator in the back lagoon. We also got to watch a baby loggerhead turtle hatch from its shell and follow the moonlight down to the ocean. It was my sister and brother-in-laws first trip to FRIPP and they fell in love with the island as well.

Thanks for providing such a nice and comfortable home/rental!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kelly, we are glad you enjoyed Fripp Island. We look forward to you coming back.
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5

Perfect Property

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect. It was pristine, and very welcoming, right down to the fancy folded towels on the beds. It was an ideal location. It's apparent this is a family home, not just a rental, as it has everything you would need for a perfect stay; they thought of everything. I'll be reserving this property every year!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jessica, thanks for the great review. You are absolute right, it is a family home. We spend a lot of time on Fripp and we want it to be perfect for us. That benefits you too, as you have seen. We look forward to you coming back soon.
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5

Just like home!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a wonderful two months in this lovely home and felt as comfortable as we do in our own home .Clean and and new with everything we needed.Beautiful Island,fantastic beach and a great place for birdwatching.One of the best rentals we have ever encountered and all things being equal, we will return again.....and again! Thanks Steve,for all the care and attention.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tammy, we're both so please that you enjoyed our home. Do come back!
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Upstate SC
4

Fripp Island is awesome

  • 4 of 5

The house was great! In a quiet area with a great screened in porch that you can sit on and relax. The inside of the house is beautiful, clean and very spacious. It does take several minutes to ride to the beach but it is not a problem with the golf cart. The swimming pool is very close and it is well kept also.

I would suggest to renters that you plan to take a few extra towels and wash cloths if you have more than a couple people because they only provide 2 per bed for the whole week, six total. We had 4 adults so we were constantly washing towels and wash cloths.

For the outdoorsmen in the family, there are plenty of places to fish and crab. We boiled crabs one evening but was disappointed that we didn't find any shell crackers or crab forks. But, we made do and enjoyed every last minute of our vacation in this home.

I would definitely recommend this house to a small family due to the location, pool, bikes, and the price. Fripp Island is a great vacation spot.

Plus, our son loved the Netflix subscription. He used it every night before he went to bed.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're excited that you had a great stay! Yes, Fripp Island is awesome! The next time you stay, we'll make sure there are shell crackers and crab forks for you to use. We now provide a dozen bath towels, a dozen hand towels, a dozen washcloths and a dozen beach towels.. Thanks for the suggestions.
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5

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Such a beautiful home! My family and I have rented 4 different homes on Fripp, and this is by far the best! We WILL be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. We want the house to be first class for us when we are here. The benefit of that is you get to share it too!
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Tennessee
5

Great Stay only one issue

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house it was absolutely perfect and wonderful the Island is peaceful family oriented and a secluded place to vacation! would do it again in a heartbeat, Had one thing, the Amenities card you have to purchase, I didn't catch it on the contract, and it was there but i missed it, you cannot eat on the island or do any activities unless you have this card! I thought that was a little strange other than that would go again in a heartbeat and definitely plan to!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review and we are glad that you found the house and island to your liking. We, too, especially love the serenity and tranquility of Fripp that you mentioned. Regarding amenity cards, there are many things you can do both on and off the island without them. We have added the details to our rental listing.
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Savannah & Hilton Head International Airport
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Fripp Island
Car: necessary

Residents and guests of this area have free access to a shared private swimming pool with restrooms and change areas all accessible via an electronic pool card. The pool is less than 100 yards from the house.

Adjoining the pool area is a small playground complete with a tree house, slide and swings. While the pool is just behind the house, it is far enough away not to bother your quietness.

Our renters also have access to a private crabbing dock extending into the marsh. This is a great place to catch crabs, fish, shrimp, or just sit and watch the wonders of marsh life or catch a fantastic sunset.

You can sit on our screened porch early in the morning and enjoy your breakfast among the beauty of nature without the press of humanity around you - or, perhaps catch a quiet nap on one of our loungers. We also have a sundeck for sunbathing in the privacy of our home instead of traveling to the beach.

Whether you are looking for a quiet place to read and refresh your spirit or a life style that is set up for family togetherness, Fripp Island offers a respite from the everyday routines of life.

There are many delightful restaurants in the area off of the island and golf available in Beaufort.

3 miles of golden sand beaches!

Fripp Island Racquet Club where you can participate in the daily drills, stroke of the day, adult clinics or weekly mixers during the summer season. Or, a lesson with the pros Troy or Joe at any time during the year.

Hunting Island, a South Carolina State Park, is just 10 minutes away by car and has a 150 year old light house, over 130 feet high and the only publicly accessible lighthouse in SC, that you can climb 167 steps for a fantastic view of the area. It, too, has great sandy beaches.

Historic Savannah is just an hour away and Charleston is about 90 minutes.

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Rates & Availability

Saint Helena Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Dec 3 2016 - Mar 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,100
 
 
Spring
Mar 4 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,300
 
 
Memorial Day Week
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
Early Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 
 
4th of July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
Summer
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 
 
Summer Discount
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Labor Day Week
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Booking fee $45
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 10.0%

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Base rates do not include state/county tax (10%). There is a $150 cleaning fee for all rentals that are less than 5 days in duration (please add to quote). A 50% deposit is required to confirm a reservation. Balance is due 2 weeks prior to arrival. No reservation is confirmed until a deposit and a signed Rental Agreement is received.

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Amenities

Saint Helena Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Large walk-in closet off master bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Accessible directly from center and front bedrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Includes HDTV, Blu-Ray, NetFlix and wireless internet.
    Center Bedroom - 1 queen
    Front Bedroom - 1 queen , Includes HDTV, Blu-Ray, NetFlix and wireless internet.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A four seat golf cart which typically rents for $275 per week from Fripp Island Resort is included free in the rental price.

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