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By Boat Only... The Smiley Face House

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,632 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 bed, 2 bath, sleeps 6

Goat Island is unique! Arriving by Private Boat Only, this is where the fun begins...... You can paint your own individual theme for your stay on the back of the Smiley Face, a game of Ping Pong on the front porch, laying in hammocks, fishing the back beach on Gray Bay, kayaking the ICW, swimming off the dock, and exploring Buccaneer Road.

Enjoy beautiful sun sets and rises. Cook local oysters under the stars while sitting around a roaring fire, or bask in the sun for hours on your own private dock while your fishing and crabbing lines are out catching fresh seafood for dinner. The Smiley Face House can offer you all of this and more for year round fun and relaxation.

The house has a complete rap around deck so there is always shade or sun shine somewhere.

This home features two bedrooms. One king bedroom and one queen bedroom with one set of bunks, sleeping a total of six people. There is an additional apartment that is available with a queen size bed that can sleep two. Home includes a fully equipped kitchen with several new appliances , 48' flat screen with complete direct tv,gas and charcoal grill,3 kayaks 1 double and 2 single, canoe, dock, ping pong table, giant jinga, hook and hoop, games, and linens. Please remember this is an island you can only get to by boat. If you do not have a boat we will be happy to provide a ride to and from the Island upon check in and check out.

More Details

Jimmy Small
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Jimmy Small

We have owned on Goat Island since the 1950's and love to share our beautiful island. We live next door so in case you need anything just ask.


Isle of Palms House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1632 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , located on the dock
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , hot and cold water with private dressing room
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
  • One king master with bathroom, one queen and one bunk master with bathroom
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
For those who bring their own boat we can offer temporary docking while you go to the mainland for shopping or dining excersions Dock is equiped with fish cleaning sink


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(62 traveler reviews)

By Boat Only... The Smiley Face House
average rating of 4.983871 based on 62 reviews

Perfect weekend getaway ... with a surprise!

  • 5 of 5

We were able to get the Smiley Face House for Father's Day weekend, and it proved to be exactly what we wanted. Jimmy was a great host and the house and view was amazing. By Sunday, we did not want to leave.

It's going to stay a very memorable place for us, as my fiance proposed to me on the dock while we were having an awesome time crabbing. I'll never forget it, and we will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our visit to this property. It was a great home. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic time Jimmy was an awesome host we look forward to doing it every year

  • 5 of 5

Thanks again Jimmy we had an absolute ball and nice to meet you we look forward to doing it again every year if not sooner.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Honeymoon Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had the best time on the Island! The Islanders were so friendly and helpful. It's like the best kept secret in SC, but you can't help spreading the word about it. We would recommend it to anyone wanting to get away from it all, great experience!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Above and Beyond Expectations

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated by husband's 50th birthday here with family. My only wish is that we could of stayed longer. It was absolutely amazing and I am missing this wonderful place already. The house and island are welcoming and will capture your heart. The outdoor area of the house is perfect for entertaining. catching the breeze, while watching the boats go by on the Intracoastal Waterway. Jimmy was wonderful, and helped us catch crabs off the dock and cook them. I have to say there is nothing like eating fresh blue crabs off the docks! We loved everything and would not change a thing. We will definitely go back to the Smiley Face house!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home and beautiful island with us! We loved every minute and can't wait to back again!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Morgan Creek
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Wild Dunes
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Morgan Creek Grill
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Isle of Palms, Caper's Island, Sullivan's Island

Goat Island is a secluded sea island on the Intracoastal Waterway just opposite of the Isle of Palms. Accessible by boat only. If you do not have a boat, transportation can be provided. Whether you like fishing on the back beach, kayaking the ICW, exploring the island, or just relaxing on the dock, there is something for everyone.

The house includes two bedrooms and two baths with an open floor plan. Back deck with gas grill, front porch and private dock. Also an outside shower...


Rates & Availability

Isle of Palms House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
July 4th
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Labor Day
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $90
Damage Deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

Holiday rates are $300.00 per night with a three night minimum.

Our home runs on rain water to support the house. Please conserve water while here. We will provide 5 gallons of drinking water upon arrival. You may want to bring additional bottle water. We have an additional guest suite that sleeps two adults only detached from our house next door if interested. Please call for rates.

A deposit of 50% is due to confirm rentals including the refundable damage deposit. The balance is due of arrival.
The 50% deposit is refundable only up to 30 days prior to check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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