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Lake front cottage within 5 miles of historic Charleston, SC

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,352 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2.5 bath house with hardwood floors throughout

Pop Pop's Place is the perfect location for visitors wanting to spend time at the beach and time in the city! It is ideally located just 3 miles from the beautiful city of Charleston, SC, and 8.5 miles from Folly Beach! Within 5 miles of our lakeside cottage you can drive to the Medical University of SC, the College of Charleston and the Citadel. Within 6 miles you can enjoy Charleston's beautiful historic district. The house is also conveniently located within 10 minutes of James Island County Park where you can enjoy walking/biking trails, a climbing wall, and a water park.

After a wonderful day discovering Charleston and its beautiful beaches, come home to a quiet and comfortable house where you can relax, and kick back. The living area of the house is very attractive and open with hardwood floors throughout. It features a Master bdrm with a beautiful queen size 4 poster bed and a 2nd bdrm with 2 twin beds. Each bdrm has a nice size full bath. The bright, open kitchen is fully stocked and features Kitchen Aid stainless cookware and even a Cuisinart ice cream maker! From the sun room step right outside to the deck, where you are just steps away from the lake. Have fun in our 2 kayaks and pedal boat ,or if it is fishing you prefer, you can do that too! But, don't forget your pole and tackle!

More Details

Karen Kimbrell
Member since: 2014
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
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

Why Karen Kimbrell chose Charleston

I grew up in Charleston and love the area. My Dad lived in this house for many years and spent countless hours fishing from the deck. At one time he held the record for catching the largest Crappy caught in the lake! He taught several of his grands how to fish here and to them he was 'Pop Pop'. So in his memory we affectionately named the property, 'Pop Pop's Place' .... I hope you enjoy your visit.......

What makes this house unique

The quality of life in Charleston is grand, offering a large variety of indoor and outdoor activities, seasonal festivals, fabulous restaurants and unsurpassed beauty! If this is your 1st visit, you are going to love it here!


Charleston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1352 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • Each bedroom upstairs features its own full bath. There is a 1/2 bath downstairs.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
We provide: coffee filters, tp, dish washing liquid, generic washing powder, hand soap, trash bags, 4 beach chairs, an umbrella stroller, pac-n- play, cot for child weighing less than 50 lbs. We do not provide paper towels or bath soap.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(97 traveler reviews)

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Lake front cottage within 5 miles of historic Charleston, SC
average rating of 4.7628865 based on 97 reviews

Comfortable and felt right at home as soon as we walked in. Great location near beaches and city!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and 2 daughters fell in love with the Pop's Place the minute we walked in. This is very close to downtown Charleston and Folly Beach! We had so much fun here and are coming home with many awesome memories! Such a beautiful and welcoming home base!!! The location was perfect. We would highly recommend this property and cannot wait to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of Pop Pop's Place! I'm so glad you loved the property and felt right at home upon arrival! We want our guests to be comfortable and take advantage of our great location and its close proximity to the many sites and activities Chas has to offer! We also appreciate your recommendation ..... which is the icing on the cake! We will look forward to your return!
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Fabulous rental!

  • 5 of 5

Pop Pop's Place was all we hoped for and more! Great location, beautiful area, well stocked kitchen, extremely comfy beds, spotlessly clean, tastefully decorated and the wildlife on the lake was an added bonus! Thank you, Kimbrells, for sharing your home away from home! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location well maintained

  • 4 of 5

The three of us thoroughly enjoyed staying at this property. It was easy to get to and from historic Charleston as well as other sites. The house was well maintained and easy to maneuver. The owners left very clear instructions. Thank you for a delightful time in Charleston.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house close to everything!

  • 4 of 5

Very spacious house - well maintained - owners very helpful.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to submit a review! We work hard to keep the house well maintained for our guests! Please come again!
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Perfectly PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

Pop Pop's place was the PERFECT place for a PERFECTLY AMAZING Charleston experience! Cozy, restful and lakeside peaceful, it provided a super convenient respite from the hustle bustle of the city crowds. Beautifully decorated, the "homey" atmosphere gave everyone the space needed to truly relax! Already planning next year's return! Thank you, Kimbrells!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girls Trip to Charleston ❤️

  • 5 of 5

Very peaceful, cozy, quaint place. Especially enjoyed the back deck . It was the perfect place to stay for a girls trip. Very convenient to historic Charleston.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Meeting at Market
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Charleston International
Nearest Golf
4.5 Miles
Charleston Municipal
Nearest Motorway
3.8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
La Tabela Italian
Nearest Beach
8.5 Miles
Folly Beach
Car: necessary

Pop Pop's Place is within walking distance of Harris Teeter Grocery, which also houses a Star bucks! In the same shopping center is a CVS, and a Chinese and an Italian restaurant. Located adjacent to this center is an ATM, a car wash and dry cleaners.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $110
Damage Deposit $150

Damage Fee is refundable within 2 weeks of visit.
Tax Rate and cleaning fee are not included in nightly rental fee.
Check-in is 3:00 pm and check-out is 11 am.
Cancellation policy-100% refund 30 days prior to arrival date, 50% refund 21 days prior, & 25% refund 14 days prior to arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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