Beachfront-Steps to the Beach! Great Location!

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Last updated: 09/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Comfortable, roomy villa in the John Fripp Villas Phase III Unit 143 (over 1500 square feet) located oceanfront right next to the Beach Club with a beautiful view of the ocean and beach. End unit with lots of windows. Furnished with the comfort of the guests in mind. New features include new expanded patio with rain protection cover, newly painted rooms, beautiful new plank tile in throughout the condo. We added new lighting in dining room and recovered the chairs.

Our completely, on the first floor, unit features a large living room with comfty furniture, full dining room, breakfast room, fully-equipped kitchen with newer cabinets, dishwasher, refrigerator and stove, a laundry area, three bedrooms each with an adjoining full bath, and an expanded patio with 2 tables and 8 chairs. The main patio is covered by deck above, perfect for those who want to stay out of the sun. Unit is clean and beautifully decorated for comfort. NO PETS AND NO SMOKING INSIDE.

Sleeping arrangements are: Bed 1: one king-size bed, Bed 2: one queen-size, Bed 3: one full and one twin. This unit sleeps 7 comfortably. Maximum occupancy is six adults and 2 small children. Weekly rentals April through December 31. Monthly rentals December, January,February, and March.

Fripp Island is a wildlife preserve that is 19 miles from Beaufort, South Carolina and is situated on a 3000 acre island. We have three and a half miles of Atlantic Ocean Beach, a beach you can walk, bicycle, and play... It's Never Crowded!

Fripp Island Resort has an Amenity Guest Passes policy. As a guest staying in our condo you will have to, prior to your arrival, purchase Amenity Passes through us, in order to use the restaurants, rent equipment, play golf or tennis or use the pools. Rates for amenity passes for anyone over the age of 12 for the spring/fall are $35.00 each person and the summer rate is $50.00 per person. This rate is a weekly rate. Children 12 and under do not need passes. To enter pool facilities, your card will have to be swiped through a machine which in turn opens the gate.

Relax, enjoy the beach, a great beach to ride bikes on, sit and watch the ocean, play volleyball and games, and enjoy nature and beauty of this great beach. A beach you can walk or jog on while you enjoy the many birds and dolphins and sea creatures. Bring you bike for the trails, With a Fripp Island Amenity Pass you can rent watercraft from our marina, and swim and play in the pools.

This is a wildlife preserve so the wildlife is spectacular as well as the views. With your pass you can play golf at both of the designer courses, Ocean Point designed by George W. Cobb and Ocean Creek designed by Davis Love III. One of our favorites is The Legends at Parris Island which is a beautiful course open to the public. Most public courses offer 18 holes of golf for under $50.

Yes, you can vacation without an Amenity Pass but if you want to use the pools or use any amenity then you will need the passes. We are located on the beach. Beachfront/ocean views from four rooms in the condo and a covered patio to keep you shaded. We can recommend our favorite restaurants in town.

We have an updated kitchen well equipped with absolutely all you need to create wonderful meals. We hope you will consider staying at our condo. We have the most desirable location on the beach. Most of our summer guests come back year after year. Book early as we have a limited amount of summer weeks available. Those who rent from us have the first option to return the same week every year. It's best to check the calendar one year in advance for the summer bookings or call us and we will put you on the list if anything comes open.

Keywords: Beachfront, oceanfront, condo, villa, first floor, covered patio, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, end unit

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be 25 years or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We do provide booster chair and high chair....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 3 TVs with Cable, 2 VCRs, Stereo with CD exchanger, Fully-equipped beautiful newer kitchen, fully stocked with towels, linens, & bedding, Please NO SMOKING and NO PETS, Island equipped with Fire, EMTs & Police Protection, Gas Grill located on patio, All the comforts of home....moreless


  • Games:

    Games are in the buffet drawer....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    In dining room, we have a CD player and stereo radio....moreless

  • Television:

    There are four TVs. Large HDTV in living room and small flat screens in all bedrooms....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    We have several classic movies on DVD....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    We are right on the beach, beach access out your door and down the steps....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    We have two dining areas. Breakfast room for 6 and dining room seats 8....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    New AC/Heat unit installed in 2013. New room AC added to the Queen Room in 2014....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New model installed in 2012....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Provided with amenity cards. Within walking distance....moreless

  • Heating:

    New Unit in 2013...moreless

  • Internet:

    Secured Wi Fi provided....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets are provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable couch, love seat and recliner....moreless

  • Parking:

    Assigned parking for two cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Additional cars must park in visitors' spots....moreless

  • Telephone:

    wall phone provided. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels in each bath provided. Beach towels are not provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Provided. Large capacity....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    New in 2014 ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Well stocked for even the best of cooks....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you need to cook a gourmet meal. A very well stocked kitchen....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen has been remodeled and is furnished electric skillet and griddle, blender, crock pot and all cooking utensils for the gourmet cook....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven


  • Bicycles:

    Can be rented at the Activity Center or across the street at the Tennis Courts....moreless

  • Boat:

    Boat rentals available at the Marina....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    The patio has been expanded and a larger table has been installed. Patio is shaded....moreless

  • Golf:

    Two great golf courses. Amenity card needed to play....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak can be rented....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Step off patio onto a grassy area which is fenced on the beach access side. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    We provide an outdoor propane grill. Propane is filled in spring and fall for guests. Additional propane available at marina. New gas grill in 2015....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Across the street. Need amenity card for court use....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Jet Skis can be rented. Paddle boards are available to rent for the creek area....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Amenity passes needed. Adult pool next door and Olympic Pool a short walk across the parking lot. Cabana Pools a short drive. With amenity passes the Marina also has a pool....moreless

  • Heated Pool


Write a review 4.6
from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Sep 8 - Dec 31, 2016
4 night min stay
Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2017
14 night min stay

$600 $2,000
Winter - March
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
14 night min stay

$600 $2,200
Apr 1 - May 26, 2017
4 night min stay
May 27 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

Fall 2017
Sep 3 - Dec 30, 2017
4 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100


Rates are subject to change until confirmed by owner. A 50% of rental fee deposit by check is required to hold date of stay. Amenity cards must be purchased through the owner before your arrival date. Cleaning fee apply if rental is less than 7 days.

Once rental fee is confirmed, a 50% deposit is due immediately to hold the reservation. Total balance is due 45 days prior to arrival date. Renter pays by personal check.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 09/28/2016
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1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Fripp Island -Ocean Creek and Ocean Point

Car: Recommended

Amenity card needed for, tennis and golf, use of pools, marina and equipment rental. For your use are paved walking and bike trails, beach, and fishing, Small grocery store located on the island. Full service marina.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: We have owned our condo since 1996 and have made many improvements and always with the family in mind. We currently live in Cincinnati OH and are retired so we do travel quite a bit. Our family loves Fripp and call it their 'Happy Place'.

Why the Owner Chose Saint Helena Island, SC, USA:
Because of the great beach location and the view and access to the beach and ocean. Large patio allows entertaining while protected from the sun and rain. Unit is one of the largest units with 2 inside dining areas. Comfortable furniture, TVs, and Wi-Fi.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Cooking is a pleasure in our kitchen which is well stocked even for the gourmet cook. Lots of window light brings in the sunshine and the view. All the comforts of home. We have the very best location on the beach. Just steps to the beach or just sit on the patio and enjoy the view.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • Beach Club Adult Pool next door

    Beach Club Adult Pool next door

  • Cabana pools for families

    Cabana pools for families

  • Sunrise at Fripp

    Sunrise at Fripp

  • Beautiful sunset and shrimp boat.

    Beautiful sunset and shrimp boat.

  • Old 'AL' replica

    Old 'AL' replica

  • Sandbar located in the Beach Club Complex

    Sandbar located in the Beach Club Complex

  • Kitchen with new floor

    Kitchen with new floor

  • New boardwalk out to the beach!

    New boardwalk out to the beach!

  • Breakfast Room

    Breakfast Room

  • Bedroom 3 - Twin & Full Beds

    Bedroom 3 - Twin & Full Beds

  • New TV Stand

    New TV Stand

  • Olympic Pool near by

    Olympic Pool near by

  • Our local wildlife.

    Our local wildlife.

  • Tropical Paradise

    Tropical Paradise

  • Davis Love Playground

    Davis Love Playground

  • Overlooking the Marsh.

    Overlooking the Marsh.

  • New boardwalk right outside your door.

    New boardwalk right outside your door.

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This listing was first published here in 2000.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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