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1/2 Block to Beach, Beach Club, Pools, Tennis, & Restaurant

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Unlimited amenity cards are available.



The beach access is only 30 yards from our driveway. Tennis, pools, restaurant and shops all within a block...Marina a half mile away...Two folf courses within a short distance.

BIG SCREEN TV!! The house has three TVs. One a big screened TV with cable,VCR & DVD.

There is a wireless router for your laptop computer with a desk dedicated for computers. Bring your laptop and be connected to the world.

Accommodations for this five bedroom vacation home include: two bedrooms with queen beds, a 12x24 bedroom with a king and two twin beds,one bedroom with two queens, and one bedroom with two twin beds. There are three full bathrooms, one sporting a Jacuzzi tub, two kitchens(both with a full refrigerators and stoves, two dens, a large 24-foot covered screened porch, and a fenced yard, and a downstair's patio. Look at the picture with the bycyles and you will see the beach acess that is approximately 30 yards from our drive.

An entertainment package is available. The package includes two golf carts, two ocean kayaks, a surfboard, four bycycles, a surfboard, boggie boards, skim board, crab pots, Bocci balls, etc.

Fripp Island is a 3000-acre private, gated island 19 miles outside of Beaufort, South Carolina. The island has three and one-half miles of beach, with two golf courses. One course is an oceanfront golf course. The second course is an award-winning Davis Love III golf course with a beautiful marsh setting. The ten tennis courts are less than a city block from our house. The island sports miles of scenic bike paths, fitness center, and Camp Fripp, a children's recreation activity center.

The marina has a great boat landing and ample moorage, charter boats, and boat rentals. Several artificial fishing reefs are from one and one-half to nine miles off shore and offer excellent fishing. The marina is on a large tidal creek that opens to a vast expanse of estuaries with some of the best fishing, crabbing, and shrimping on the East Coast.

The beauty of the island has enticed movie makers repeatedly to the Island. Forrest Gump, Jungle Book, and the Prince of Tides were all filmed on Fripp.

One of the best locations on the Island... within 200 feet of the beach, tennis, pools, basketball, and shops... marina a half mile away... two golf courses within a short distance.

The home is nestled among live oaks and palm trees with a large, usable, fenced in yard. The interior of the house has been recently remodeled, and has central heating and cooling. One kitchen has all new Kitchen Aid appliances.


More Details

Dave & Wylene Martin
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 8, 2017

About Dave & Wylene Martin

We are Dave & Wylene Martin. We live in Charleston, SC. I am a retired HS coach and administrator and my wife is a retired second grade school teacher. We enjoy golf, working out and being at Fripp. We have two children, Tradd who owns 'Househunter', a real-estate company in Columbia, and Brooke who is an international flight attendant.

Dave & Wylene Martin purchased this house in 2001

Why Dave & Wylene Martin chose Low Country & Resort Islands

Fripp is a special place. Living in Charleston, we could be at Kiawah, Wild Dunes, etc. However, Fripp is worth the extra hour and a half drive. We especially like the people and the laid back life style Fripp provides.

What makes this house unique

Once we arrive at Fripp, we find it hard to leave the island, even to go shopping. However, we do have to go off the island to Boondocks Restaurant at least once a week. Everything that we ever wanted in our retirement is at Fripp, golf, beach, beautiful surroundings, boating, and great bike and walking trails. It is our paradise.


Fripp Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Bathroom 1 has double sink vanity and tub shower Bathroom 2 has double sink vanity and shower Bathroom 3 has single vanity and shower Outdoor shower and foot shower by the front steps
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Central Air and Heat, Big Screen TV with VCR & DVD, three other TVs, Two VCRs, Two Full Kitchens, Jacuzzi, Large Screened Porch, Ceiling Fans, Satellite wireless connection for you laptop computer


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews
Atlanta, GA

This house is perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My family vacationed at Fripp for over ten years, but the week of Memorial Day this year was our first time back in about 15 years. We stayed in this beautiful home and loved it. There was plenty of room for all 8 of us. The house was very clean and well stocked with everything we needed. It is very close to the beach, and the pools at the Beach Club, and the bike trail. I especially liked the living room ceiling with all the treasures displayed there. The owners, Dave and Wylene, are wonderful people and went to great lengths to make our stay the best it could be. Do yourself a favor and get the entertainment package, which includes everything you will need to have the best vacation possible! I'm already looking forward to staying here again when we get a chance to come back to Fripp. Thanks Dave and Wylene!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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If I could give 10 Stars I would!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Fripp for 5 years now and David & Wylene are the kindest, most amazing home owners that we have rented from. House is PERFECT for multiple families, we traveled with our best friends and between us we had 7 children. We had so much room and fun! House is very clean and well maintained. David is very on top of any issues or concerns that you may have while you are visiting. The Wifi went out on us, and by the next day he had already contacted the service provider and had us a new modem on the way via UPS. We had a headlight out on one of the golf carts, the next day they repair man was there fixing that! Loved the entertainment package and the location of this house is PERFECT! You are right beside the Beach Club and mid island so you can reach any point in 5 minutes on the cart! We are booking for Summer of 2016 now! Thank you David and Wylene for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anderson, SC

Great time!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in June and had a great week. The house has everything you need both upstairs and downstairs. We had 14 people with plenty of room. Also, the entertainment package is well worth it. We've already booked for next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cumming, GA, USA

Happy Family

  • 5 of 5

I want to take the time to say we had a wonderful time and the house and amenities were terrific. You & Wylene have to be proud of the service and convenience your house provides. I don’t think I have seen so many long faces at a time as when we had to leave. The whole family was making plans for next year already and wants to come back to your house. This was our second time on the island but your house and entertainment package surpass our last stay but a mile. I’m sure you hear it quite often but I want to thank you for sharing your house with us.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property with a group of longtime friends for relaxation and reminiscing. We do not golf but having the use of the carts and other recreational "toys" with this house made it a blast! The house easily accomodated our group of 10. The property was well kept and tastefully appointed. The owners were exceptionally easy to work with although we did not experience any problems during our stay. It's an awesome location and Fripp has something for everyone and every age. Incredible maritime forest island. Don't miss this house. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kingsport, Tn

Family Reunion/Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and my sister's families rented the house to attend our niece's graduation and visit with our niece's and nephew. The house was great, well maintained, plenty of room for all of us and an awesome location! The owners were very helpful to any questions we had and easy to get in touch with.

The kids enjoyed riding the bicycles and using the boogie boards. We all enjoyed taking rides on the golf cart to see the island.

Some people may not like the spiral stair case, but we didn't have any problems with it and we had people ages 9-50+ staying in the house. We are very grateful for the experience we had!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crabbing, shrimping and fishing


Rates & Availability

Fripp Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 27 2017 - Aug 12 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer, Fall
Aug 13 2017 - Dec 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 2 2017 - Mar 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
Mar 10 2018 - May 25 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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