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Deep Water Dock & Close to Beach; Spring Dates Still Available!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

**We require a five-night stay when booking further than 21 days out. We accept a three-night stay within 21 days of the check-in date.

**If interested, please check the calendar for availability and the rate details.**

**Also check out our other units, 418203 and 463250.

This 3-bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home is full of original Folly Beach charm. The house was built in the 1930s as a fishing and hunting camp. My husband and I bought the property in 2004 and with hard work and love, we have turned it into the wonderful home that it is now. We have added all of the modern conveniences while at the same time retaining the classic look of a Folly Beach cottage. In the ten years we have lived here, we have gotten married and had two wonderful little girls, so as you can imagine, the house is very special to us.

The home is ideally located for visitors who want to walk to all of the local attractions. The beach, the pier, and BLU, the only ocean front restaurant and bar in the Charleston area, are within easy walking distance (2-5 blocks). Center Street's restaurants and shops are just two blocks away. Downtown Charleston, with its historic architecture, carriage rides, museums, and fine dinning is less than 20 minutes away as well.

The home itself is just as ideal as its location. The spacious back deck boasts a large dinning table in addition to a relaxing sitting area. The back yard is a private area that is perfect for horseshoes, croquet, or a game of kick-ball. From the backyard, take a walk down the boardwalk through the marsh to a small private island that boasts a hammock and a lovely playhouse. From the island, stroll down the dock right out to the Folly River. The dock is outfitted with a table and chairs, which makes it the perfect place for sunset drinks or a lunch-time swim. Keep a watch out for the wild-life. You'll be sure to see birds, crabs, and dolphin.

Back at the house, you'll find the interior just as special as the outside. From the front porch, step into the living room, which has the original wood floors and a lovely fire place. The living room opens into the kitchen and dinning area. The kitchen is bright and includes gorgeous granite counter-tops and all of the amenities. The cooks in your party will appreciate the attention to detail and will be able to whip up a fantastic dinning experience with ease. Every gadget and accessory has been provided, so don't worry about bringing your micro-zester from home!

Right off of the dinning area is a cozy t.v. room that comes in handy if you want the children to watch a video away from the adults or if you'd like to get away yourself for a little beach reading.

There are three lovely bedrooms in the home. The master bedroom, which has a queen bed, a flat-screen t.v. and a private bath, is on the first floor. The other two bedrooms, which share a bath, are upstairs. One bedroom has a queen bed while the other has two twin beds. All of the rooms are stylishly decorated.

Additionally, the home has such conveniences as a washer and dryer and free WiFi. On your arrival, you'll find the home stocked with a starter supply of the essentials so that you can unpack without stress.

We have a no-smoking and a no-pet policy. We rent by the week in the summer.

More Details

Tara Hock
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Tara Hock

Brad and I have been living on Folly Beach for ten years. We renovated this home and enjoyed the process so much that we have renovated several other properties. Brad does all of the work himself and his attention to detail really shows. We have decided to move to downtown Charleston to be more centrally located to our daughters' schools. Otherwise, we'd stay right here!

Tara Hock purchased this house in 2004


Folly Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This is the master bath.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This bathroom serves the two upstairs bedrooms.
    Bathroom 3 - Powder room in the hall near the living area.
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , Convenient outdoor shower for after the beach.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Has private bath, large closet, and flat-screen t.v.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Deep Water Dock & Close to Beach; Spring Dates Still Available!
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Reminder of beach home of past...modernized.

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable fit for our family weekend. Enjoyed the dock for fishing, walks to the pier and town, and how close it was for trips in to Charleston.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint and Comfy

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this house so much! The location is perfect! We were able to walk to the beach, playground, and to all the restaurants on Folly. The dock on the marsh was great too!

The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed. Other extras the house had for us were a Pack-N-Play, changing pad, booster seat for the table, and a baby gate for the stairs. Perfect for a baby/toddler.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic, high-quality, well-appointed home with great marsh/river views

  • 5 of 5

We spent a long weekend with our family at this house and could not have been more pleased. It's very comfortable, very well decorated and is well appointed with everything you need for a great vacation. It's an easy walk into 'downtown' Folly and is very near one of the markets on the island. The dock is great for fishing, crabbing or just taking in the view. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our favorite place to stay in Charleston

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property, beautiful house, great dock. One of Folly's best rental properties.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and comfortable Folly vacation house

  • 5 of 5

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this house. It is beautifully furnished with antiques and comfy chairs/sofas. We found the marsh and dock so interesting we only went to the beach a couple of times. It is in a quiet area of Folly but close enough to walk to restaurants and shops. We brought bicycles and biked from one end of the island to the other, and rented a SUP and kayak to paddle in the river. Our sons enjoyed crabbing and shrimping from the dock and we all enjoyed the bird watching. The kitchen has everything you need for cooking your seafood, and the beds are extremely cozy with high quality linens. We went to Crosby's every day for fresh seafood to cook at the house since we had a small baby with us and it was preferable to going out to eat. We will definitely look forward to a return visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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High end property. Great views and location to beach and town.

  • 5 of 5

Our family had great stay at this property over the 4th of July week. The location to everything was great. We enjoyed the dock with sunset views every evening. The house could not be nicer. Well furnished and equipped. I would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Charleston International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Hwy 17
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Folly Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Folly Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Spring
Apr 23 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Early Summer, 2017
May 1 2017 - May 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
Summer 1
May 28 2017 - Jul 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
Fourth of July, 2017
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
Summer 2, 2017
Jul 10 2017 - Sep 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $800
House Keeping $175
Tax Rate 13.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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