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SUMMER WEEKS! - Luxury 4BR/W Dock/WI-FI/DOCK on Tidal Creek-Bring Your Boat!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

NON-Pet Rental Home, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-14)

This luxuriously appointed upscale home comes with WIRELESS T-1 Internet access, 48" SMART TV, Bose IPOD Dock Stereo, is professionally decorated and include upgraded finishes and ALL NEW furnishings. This NON-PET Rental Home is located directly across from the Ocean Creek Golf Course and Clubhouse, recognized by Golf Magazine in October 2002 with a four and a half star rating as one of the top golf courses in South Carolina!

IMPORTANT NOTE: WE ALSO HAVE 1 OTHER HOME ON FRIPP --- See our LISTING #76420. Rent both of our homes for LARGE GROUPS or FAMILY REUNIONS that need 2 homes that sleep close to 30 PEOPLE IN LUXURY!

This immaculate home is located on the canal and is the perfect haven for golfers who want to be near the action. Additionally, our boat dock offers you a place to park your boat and or Jet Ski. Hop in the boat and go left out of the canal and there is the Ocean or go right to the Marshes and Marina. Give your family the opportunity to expand your Fripp experience and enjoy the water and wildlife.

Catch a crab or lunch off our private multi-tiered dock or just sit back and enjoy the sunset. Children love shrimping with a cast net or fishing for the family dinner. There are four large porches on this home, two with screens to enjoy the scenery any time - day or night.

This four bedroom home includes a bedroom (queen-size) on the main floor with a full bath which includes a tall ADA toilet and a three foot door for access to the bath to make vacation for older guest more enjoyable. An open kitchen complete with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, all the cooking necessities, and more... is open to the dining area and great room.

This spacious plan allows everyone in the family or group to enjoy the conversation without feeling left out by featuring both a great room and a den. A large screen TV with DVD/VCR/CD ROM and Stereo are over the 'instant on' fireplace in the great room along with a large sectional sofa, and a game table with chairs perfect for a puzzle or a marathon game of chess.

A large screened back porch has both a picnic table with benches and two rockers and a rocking double settee for conversation and good times. There is also a large den on the main floor complete with TV/VCR, desk, WIRELESS T-1 access and a queen sleep sofa bed. This second sitting area is perfect for families or groups to have separate conversation areas or competing TV and movie interests.

Upstairs are three bedrooms and two baths and ALL bedrooms have their own access to a porch! There is bedroom with two bunkbeds (four total twin beds), TV, and VCR; perfect for children and teens. A guest room with queen-size bed, TV, VCR, and rocker for relaxing. The large master bedroom retreat and bath measures the length of the home!

This master retreat includes a king-size bed, sitting area with table and chair. The room also includes a desk with internet access for the workaholic who just cannot stop even at the beach, and bath with his and her vanities, a jetted tub, large shower, and private water closet. A upper back-side screen porch with recliners makes the perfect place to talk, listen to the ocean, and relax before bed.

An outside shower makes it convenient to rinse off returning from the beach. A large garage allows covered parking during your stay. Additionally, our driveway allows plenty of parking to accommodate larger groups or guests during your stay.

This home is located on a 3000 acre, gated island which is known nation-wide for its scenic beauty, friendly wildlife (deer, alligators, birds and more), and three and a half miles of uncrowded beaches. The pace on Fripp is 'golf cart' speed which relaxes even the most stressed executive.

The island has two designer golf courses-Ocean Creek, designed by Davis Love, III - which our cottage fronts and Ocean Point, designed by George W. Cobb. Golf instruction is available for both adults and kids as young as four years of age.

We will send you an extensive Welcome Kit prior to your vacation that includes all the information you will need about your stay in our home; activities both on and off the island to insure that you make the most of your vacation. Enjoy your time in this upscale property... We promise you will not be disappointed!

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Joan Barnes and David Patzke, Owners
Member since: 2002
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Joan Barnes and David Patzke, Owners

Hello..........I am Joan Barnes. My husband Dave and I own this great home on Fripp Island that backs up to the Tidal Creek Canal which leads directly to the ocean. We use the dock to fish and crab and sit outside a night with a great glass of wine and watch the stars. We invite you to bring your boat or jet ski and explore the marshes. Nothing is easier than to jump right in the boat and take off for a afternoon ride without having to go back and forth to the marina.

Joan Barnes and David Patzke, Owners purchased this house in 2005

Why Joan Barnes and David Patzke, Owners chose Fripp Island

Fripp is great fun for families of all ages. We fell in love with the place and had to own there.

What makes this house unique

This home is ideally located for families with children who enjoy going to Davis Love Park. The home is located directly across from the park so parents can sit on the front porch and watch their children in the park or sit on the back porch and watch the kids fishing and crabbing off the back deck.


Fripp Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We are a NON-PET rental. Please don't book our house if you intend to bring a pet. There is a $600 penalty fee which is enforced.
  • A $100 re-rental fee is charged for all cancellations.
  • If you book less than a week, there is a $160 Cleaning and Linens Fee that will be billed.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Leading to Ocean to Dock Your Own Boat or Jet Ski!!! Great Fishing and Shrimping Right behind the Cottage off Our Private Dock, Drive Under Garage and Long Driveway provides lots of Parking, WIRELESS T-1 Access, BOSE IPOD Dock Stereo System, Instant -On Fireplace, Portable Phones, Air Conditioning with Dual Controls for Each Level of the House, Sleeper Sofa, 6 Cable TVs, VCR/DVD/CD ROM, Stereo which Speakers on Screened Porch, Full Kitchen with Granite Countertops and Stainless Steel Appliances, Refrigerator with Ice Maker, Jetted Tub in Master Bath, Outdoor Shower, NO SMOKING OR PETS, PLEASE


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SUMMER WEEKS! - Luxury 4BR/W Dock/WI-FI/DOCK on Tidal Creek-Bring Your Boat!
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Clean, well maintained, spacious for number of people we had, centrally located.

  • 5 of 5

Our grandchildren along with all the rest of us enjoyed feeding the deer every morning. The house is centrally located for an easy golf cart ride to beach, swimming pool, nature center, restaurant and boat landing. I enjoyed the bike rides. Something I haven't done in years. Grandchildren especially enjoyed Hunting Island where they found 60 to 70 sharks teeth.

They were happy to get out of NY to a place where there wasn't any snow on the ground. Still a little cool for me but couldn't have been better for them.. I would recommend this house and would use it in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Very nice house. Great location! Loved the dock!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Fripp. The house is comfortably furnished and relaxing.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! The house was well equipped with everything we needed for cooking and grilling. Furnishings were comfortable. Screened in back porches were a favorite for drinking coffee and relaxing. The dock was great. We caught some crabs and had fun fishing. The beach was unbelievable, so clean and wide and flat. We rented canoes from the activity center and paddled from the south end of the island over to Pritchards island at low tide to go exploring and shelling. Fantastic vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unforetable Family Vacation!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family vacation was wonderful and amazing. Your home that we stayed in had everything that we needed. It was beautiful so tastefully decorated. It made us feel at home. We plan to make it a family tradition that we will try to do every summer if possible. There was something for everyone to do, all ages. The children never got bored and they ranged in age from 2 to 12! It was a perfect location for us with the children, being to close to the play ground and also the cabana. Plus the beach access was close. We could not have asked for more. The activity center was also a plus with the kids! There is so much good to say, I could go on and on. It is hard to put into words all of the wonderful experiences everyone in our family had. Let me just say, that to our family it is paradise! We plan to be back again next year!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was great. Owners were very responsive to any issues we had.

  • 4 of 5

This was our family's first time at Fripp. Overall it was a great trip for my husband and I, but our children (ages 14 and 18) would probably prefer not to go back. There wasn't a lot for them to do considering their age groups. It is very laid back, and I think best suited for families with younger children or couples just wanting to get away and relax. With the size of our group, not having a grocery store close also created a bit of a hassle.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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Crabbing off the private dock, boats,kayak's,jets ski's rentals available nearby at the marina. Golf carts are the prefered mode of transport on the island also available at the marina for rental. Home has 5+ bicycles for guest use.




Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

If you book our home for less than a week, a $160 Cleaning and Linens Fee is applied to the rental amount.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.