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Delightful Cottage in Heart of Bluffton

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bathroom, 1 Bedroom, 2 Sleeps

Located in Downtown Bluffton, the cottage is centrally located a blocks away from restaurants, shopping, churches, playgrounds, public river access and much more.

The cottage has:

* One bedroom with a open floor plan kitchen and living room

* Hardwood floors in living room through the kitchen and carpet in the bedroom

* The kitchen has a full size, stainless steal glass top range, refrigerator and microwave. No dishwasher

* Relax in the living room that offers plenty of seating for a couple guests or have friends over to visit.

* The bathroom has a tub shower and stackable washer & dryer.

* Bedroom has a double bed, dresser and plenty of room for luggage. Hangers provided.

* Flatscreen tvs in living room and bedroom plus unlimited wifi.

* Bath towels, bed sheets, kitchen necessities including a one cup Keurig and plenty of dishes.

*Decorated with local art, warm colors and all the necessities to stay a weekend or a few months.

*Sit and relax on the front porch that looks over one of the unique May River creeks. Enjoy the front porch by either swinging in the ENO hammock, eating a meal at the porch dining table or relax in porch chairs.

More Details

Marti golson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

About Marti golson

My name is Marti Smith Golson. I am a 36 + year resident of Bluffton. I grew up in Bluffton with my family and now I am raising my 2 sons with my husband in Bluffton. I privately own the cottage but also own a local real estate company, Martha Crapse Realty, that has been in our family for over 50 years. We specialize in rentals which lead me to converting the cottage to a short term rental. Myself or a family member are always close by for assistance during your stay. We take pride in our rental and our town. We hope you'll enjoy your stay at our recently remodeled/updated in 2015 cottage that my father built in 1980's.

Why Marti golson chose Olde Town

This particular cottage offers old Bluffton comfort with the ability to either walk to local businesses or sites with the option to take a day trip to other area towns or cities. You will receive personal service from Owner that will make you feel like your at home.

What makes this cottage unique

Uniquely the cottage is just enough space and amenities to either stay a few days or months. Enjoy the front porch to rock & relax or have guests over for dinner.

Set back off the main drag.... you will enjoy a private yard for your pets to enjoy or kids to play.

Also parking is onsite and plenty of room if bringing a boat or other vehicles.


Olde Town Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Shower/tub combo. Watcher and dryer.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Double bed, large dresser with 2 smaller dresser style bed side tables. Closet for hanging clothes or to store luggage out of the way. Carpeted floors and privacy curtains. Ceiling fan.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Delightful Cottage in Heart of Bluffton
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

A Winner

  • 4 of 5

I stayed at the cabin for six weeks (March/April 2017) The location is perfect, secluded yet only a small block to the action on Calhoun Street including the Budweiser Clydesdale Horses, the Farmer's Market, and the Taste of Bluffton (while I was there). There are six public golf courses within ten minutes, Hilton Head is about twenty minutes, and the Tanger outlets about ten minutes. The cabin has a great covered front porch/deck, a separate bedroom with a double bed, lots of storage for clothes, etc. The kitchen has the basics, including a full sized range and microwave. The bath has a tub/shower, washer and dryer and plenty of hot water. The cabin has air conditioning, heating, free wifi, flat screen tvs and an outside hose for washing off the car, or whatever. The cabin is small, maybe 800 sq. ft., but nicely arranged with ceiling fans in the bedroom, kitchen, and living area. It is great for one or two people.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint Cozy Cottage with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at 105 Lawrence. It was more than we expected. It had everything we needed. It was cozy and comfortable. It was within walking distance of many restaurants and shops and the Thursday Farmer's Market. The owner went out of her way to provide you with everything you need for a comfortable stay and she was always accessible if there was something that you did need that wasn't provided. We just loved it and will definitely come again.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderfull place to stay right in town.

  • 5 of 5

Everything wen needed. Had a wonderful week. Walked to town every day. Mrs. Golson was a great host

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Danville, KY

Marti's cottage was the perfect place. Great private porches. Homely and comfortable for my girls :)

  • 5 of 5

We arrived very early at 6 am on Sunday morning and were able to go right into the house, which was great for us as we left at night from KY. I had ask Marti in a couple of emails back and forth before our arrival and she was always quick to respond and very accommodating. The home was very clean and had a lot of good calm energy inside and out. Abby and I enjoyed drinking a cup of morning coffee on the porch as our daughter (18 mos) walked around us and the yard, knowing she's safe on the dead end road. It felt like home away from home being able to cook and relax without having to get up and go right away.

Yama had never been to the Ocean before so it was perfect being only 20 min away, as we spent time there all of our 4 days in Bluffton. To be able to come "home" after fun times in the sand and sun and give her a bath then let her run around and play like she's used to at home was Great! Momma and I could take turns making dinner and cleaning up while keeping and eye on the little Miss.

Having the park at the end of the road was a nice touch as we were able to take a walk around with Yama in the stroller for a while then let her play and swing at the playground.

For us it was a great opportunity to grow closer as a family, enjoying quality time alone relaxing and creating memories that are priceless. Moments that will carry us through the challenging times along life's journey. To see your child and love light up in the waves of the ocean, to be buried by my girls in the sand, building sand castles for the little one to knock down with such a smile and happiness of accomplishment, and knowing that that joy of the ocean and beach will imprint are her heart are just a few moments this father will carry for a lifetime.

I carry much gratitude to Marti for opening her home to us and allowing us the opportunity to experience moments that are Joy and Happiness beyond words. I'd recommend this place to anyone looking to relax and enjoy a beautiful place in Southeastern South Carolina.

Take Care and Safe Travels,

Morgan Bird


  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this perfect cottage for our wedding week last September! Being from Bluffton and no longer living there I couldn't have asked for a better little Bluffton cottage to start our honeymoon. It's walking or golf cart distance to everywhere we wanted to be and backed up to a little wooded creek so you also felt seclusion and privacy. You will spend the majority of your time on the awesome porch (at least we did). Bring your eno hammock if you have one, there are already hooks up! The owner, Marti, was very accommodating the house's decor is so, so cute with local art; making us feel right at home. We will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming cottage

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful time in this great little cottage right in the heart of historic downtown Bluffton. You can walk to all sorts of small shops and cute restaurants. Wonderful streets to walk with large moss draped oaks. The interior is very tastefully done and has everything you need for a pleasant visit. I highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Savannah International
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
May River Excursions
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Hilton Head Public Beaches

During your stay at the cottage, you might be interested in visiting, dining or utilizing the below local services/businesses that are nearby favorites:

1. Services/activities:

*May River Excursions- Inshore fishing/dolphin tours/crabbing/ferry. Call Capt. Chris Shoemaker

(843) 304-2878

Stop by their store at 81 Calhoun Street. Just blocks away from cottage.

*3D golf cart- Golf cart rental

843-815-2203. or visit their showroom at 200 Bluffton Road.

2. Shopping:

*Eggs n Tricities at 5 Lawton street or Gigi's Boutique on Calhoun street. Both are minutes away from the cottage.

Dining: also nearby is Bluffton BBQ, Capt' Woody's, Squat & Gobble or a variety of places around town are always a treat. If your looking for a fine dining option try Charlie's L'Etoile Verte on Hilton Head. Charlie's is a 30+ year tradition serving fresh fish daily with a southern French flare. Reservations are recommended. Call 843-785-9277.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $120
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner to provide rental rules with description of cleaning fee, house rules and payment options. Please email or call for exact quote on pricing for dates requested.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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