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Cozy Folly cottage across street from the beach; great place for relaxing

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Two story Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath Upstairs (Sleeps 2-4)

This property is in an ideal location and designed for one or two couples. Cross the street and down the only natural pathway on Folly onto a beautiful beach. It is a short distance to Center Street with shopping, local restaurants and grocery store, post office, a 1045-foot-long fishing pier, playground, cinemas, library and recreation center. The 'washout' known for surfing is only a block away. Folly Beach is home to the famous Morris Island Lighthouse.

Enjoy your meals and the gentle breezes on a screened porch furnished with table and chairs and swing. Linens and bath towels are furnished. The kitchen is well equipped except for dishwasher and disposal. There is a washer/dryer in the laundry room. There are 2 double beds, one in each bedroom. The bath-toilet, combination tub/shower and 2 sinks adjoins the master bedroom. Each bedroom has ceiling fans. The master bedroom has cable TV/DVD as well as one in the livingroom. Internet and WiFi available. Visit historical Charleston only 8 miles away with wonderful restaurants, museums, art galleries and live theater. A visit to any of the plantations is only 30 minutes away.

The laid-back atmosphere at Folly makes it truly 'The Edge of America.'

Sorry, we can not accept pets. No smoking please.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Owner
Ray and Judy Knox
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 1, 2017

Amenities

Folly Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Vanity with double sinks.
  • Bath towels are furnished but not beach towels
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • The Master has one queen bed with dresser/mirror, night stand and closet. The master BR has TV/DVD . The guest bedroom has double bed, dresser and floor lamp, closet. Bed linens are furnished.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Folly island offers crabbing, fishing charters, biking and water skiing & shag dancing on the pier. You can often enjoy the bottle-nosed dolphins frolicking off the beach and watching the shore birds waiting for you to feed them.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Cozy Folly cottage across street from the beach; great place for relaxing
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
Asheville (NC)
5

Wonderful place and experience!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back home after spending over a week at Judy's and Ray's place in Folly Beach. We had a wonderful time! The house had everything we needed and it is just a minute away from the water! We enjoyed the long walks on the beach, riding the bikes to town, playing basketball, ... It was just the perfect spot for a great getaway. Judy and Ray were wonderful hosts. Overall, a very easy and relaxing experience. We will certainly be back! Thank you! Doug & Manin

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. You folks were perfect guests and you are most welcome to return. We look forward to your next visit! Ray and Judy
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Rochester NY
4

Excellent

  • 4 of 5

I loved our stay. Folly is a special place! The cottage is very comfortable and sweetly decorated. The beach access is perfect. I loved that it is shaded and tropical feeling. It's a very short walk and is pleasant. The only thing I wish we had was an outdoor shower. The water hose did help a lot though!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this beach house very much! It was VERY clean which is important to us! It was just for two people so it was just right! We loved having beach access so close by! Owners were very nice!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Thomas, KY
5

Awesome, great location!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice house, super clean, less crowded beach but still can bike to downtown quickly. Very enjoyable trip, everything as expected and very comfortable, would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Super Comfortable and Convenient!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is perfect for 2 couples, a family of 4, or in our case, 2 friends getting away from our hectic lives. The kitchen is well stocked with dishes and utensils, the furniture is comfortable, and there are plenty of linens. And the screened in porch is perfect for breakfast or evening cocktail. The lot across the street blocks the view of the beach, but you can hear the waves from the porch and bedrooms - delightful! Just cross the street and down a short path to the beach. It is only a 15 minute drive across the marches to downtown Charleston, and 25 to the historic plantations. Don't shop for groceries at Bert's - very limited options and even more expensive. Publix and Harry Tetter Grocery are just 15 min away. We ate ate 3 of the restaurants downtown Folly - enjoyed all. The sunset is seen at the west end of the island, and while it was too cold during our visit to hike to the east end to see Morris Lighthouse, I hear it is worth the trek.

We both enjoyed spending our days sight-seeing and "coming home" to the comfort of this cottage. The long vanity with 2 sinks was especially important to us girls - LOL! Thank you Judy and Ray for letting us stay in your little cottage by the sea!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate you taking time to respond with such nice comments. It was a privilege meeting you and your friend. Thanking you, r&j
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5

Kim

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! The house was very inviting :)

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kim, you and your family were perfect guests. We would certainly welcome your return in the future. Thank you for responding.
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Map

Morris Island Lighthouse
"Nice to take a bike ride to the east end of the island where the Morris Island Lighthouse st..."
Folly Beach Fishing Pier
"Bring along your fishing equipment and enjoy fishing from the pier in town."
The Wooden Spoon at Bert's
"Always open for your grocery needs."
Taco Boy
"Guests have enjoyed the tacos at this restaurant"
Rita's Seaside Grille
"Guests have enjoyed eating at Ritas."
Locklears
"We like this restaurant and often take family and friends here"
Woody's Pizza
"Nice to call and have them deliver."
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Charleston International
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Municipal on James Island
Nearest Train
12 Miles
North Charleston
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Variety of restaurants on Center Street

The back yard has a small basketball court. The front porch has swing and table/chairs for your meals. The cottage has central H/AC with ceiling fans in the bedrooms. There are adult bikes available for renters use. A short natural walkway to the beach is just across the street. There is a beach area with plenty of room for sunbathing. Sorry, no pool. Ride bikes to see the Morris Island Lighthouse at the east end of the island. There is a fishing pier on Center Street. There are several churches on the island for your worship.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $60 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

Any cancellations would be handled on an individual basis. A signed rental agreement is required prior to renting with one-half the total fee.

Half the total amount is required to reserved the cottage along with a signed rental agreement and the remaining payment amount is required three (3) weeks prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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