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Ocean's Song * Gorgeous 5BR 6BA Pool Elevator * only 1 blk to beach *

Linda Letson

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Linda Letson

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Ocean's Song * Gorgeous 5BR 6BA Pool Elevator * only 1 blk to beach *

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Isle of Palms House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, sleeps 12

Hello! THANK YOU for stopping at our site.

***[If you saw this property on CRAIG'S LIST, IT IS A TOTAL SCAM! You are NOW on the OFFICIAL VRBO SITE, so you are OK.... everything is totally legitimate. Please call me if you have any questions.. I get numerous calls from people who have seen the Craig's List ad and wonder if it is true... the SCAMMERS use all my photos and my name, and they try to get people to pay them directly... so BEWARE!!

BACK TO THE REAL 'OCEAN'S SONG'..... there are so many properties on VRBO, that it can be difficult to know which one would best suit your family and specific criteria.

HOWEVER, you have made the PERFECT 'stop' -- I will guarantee that it is one of the nicest rentals you will find, 5-Star all the way!

Before you get started, I hope you will take a moment to look at our Guest Reviews! These candid comments from our guests will give you a good perspective as you read through this information.

(Also, just to let you know I do rent throughout the holidays.... THANKSGIVING [already booked] and CHRISTMAS 2014 & New Year's are available.) Dates are flexible during those times. The house looks 'magical' for Christmas!!

WELCOME to 'Ocean's Song'.... 'The Ocean's Song is the music of our souls!'

This is NOT your granny's beach house!!

Ocean's Song is a gorgeous 3,600 sq.ft. house, decorated to reflect the Island/Coastal chic, and yet very comfortable with the 'feel' of a cozy old Isle of Palms beach house, yet it is only 9 years old. High end finishes, granite counters, stainless appliances, hardwood floors throughout, laundry room with new washer and dryer, plus the 'Powder Room' is a full bath as well!!

AND, EVERY BEDROOM HAS IT'S OWN PRIVATE BATH!! This house is designed for the whole family -- children of all ages welcome!!!

This home is designed and situated for pool and beach fun! It is beautifully decorated and has every convenience for your stay and yet you will feel comfortable and can 'kick back' and relax!! 'Ocean's Song' is the house you will fall in love with -- where you will want to return year after year!

A few things you will enjoy:

* The entire backyard is a pool [salt water system] area with two levels of decks. Many chairs/chaise lounges and tables make it a great area for entertaining, playing in the pool and sunning! The six burner grill will test Dad's culinary skills.

* The large elevator helps avoid carrying your things up steps, plus it is roomy enough for a wheelchair.

* One block from the beach, it is only a 3 min walk! We have provided beach toys, Boogie boards, Tommy Bahama beach chairs, Beach Buggy, Beach Wagon and Beach umbrellas. Being one block off Palm Blvd. gets you away from the heavy traffic and all of the 'off road' beach parking for the public. You have private parking and no one will be parking in the front yard except you!

* The Isle of Palms Rec Center is just one block away, with tennis courts, gym, fitness center, basketball court, baseball field and lots of play area for your athletes and the youngsters.

* This nine year old house has all the high-end features and appliances you would want -- stainless appliances, french door refrigerator w/ ice and water in door, separate beverage center, oven and warming oven, microwave, gas cooktop, Keruig coffee maker and regular coffee maker, plus electric water pot for tea. The kitchen features granite countertops, two separate sinks, an island and a large outer counter. The kitchen is TOTALLY equipped with EVERYTHING YOU NEED! We also have a separate laundry room with a new heavy duty washer and dryer, plus laundry sink.

* You will like the luxury of the Biltmore Estate sheets and towels, as well as Pine Cone Hill bedskirts. Luggage racks, hair dryers and hand/full length mirrors are provided. Each bedroom is beautifully appointed [with numerous sleeping pillows!] and ready for you to relax at the end of a fun-filled day!

* Ocean's Song has an inverted floorplan. GROUND LEVEL is the garage area where there is a Ping Pong Table, shower and various toys, plus the sliding glass doors out to the pool area. The FIRST level has four bedrooms, each with its own bath. There is also a laundry room on that level. The SECOND level has the MBR, OPEN kitchen, dining area and great room. Also a screened porch. The THIRD level has no living area, but has furniture for you to sit and relax while you enjoy looking out at the view [ocean in distance] and sunsets!

* Almost forgot to mention the 'tellies' -- 60' HD TV with sound bar and Blu-Ray player in the Great Room, 51' HD TV and Blu-Ray player in MBR, and 40' TV's in all of the other BR's. Also high speed WI-FI

* There is more, but we hope you get the idea!! Some other features are listed below and we will also be glad to answer any questions you may have.

We purchased, decorated and appointed this home to be our own personal winter home.... We are delighted to share it and HOPE YOU ENJOY IT AS MUCH AS WE DO!!

*** BOOKING NOW FOR 2014 and 2015.

*** 2014-- Weeks still available in SEP/OCT/NOV/DEC.

*** CHRISTMAS 2014 still available, please contact me for photos from last year. Spending Christmas at Ocean's Song with your family will be 'magical'.... I decorate the house very tastefully with gorgeous trees, outside lights, etc.... you will absolutely love it!!

I look forward to hearing from you.... YOU WILL LOVE 'OCEAN'S SONG' !!

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Linda Letson (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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About Linda Letson

Hello! We are Bill and Linda Letson, owners of Ocean's Song - we live in Denver, CO. [Having moved here from Ohio last year.] Bill is still practicing law part time from his home office and I totally manage Ocean's Song. We love living in CO, of which the best part is being close to our children and grandchildren!!

We are keeping very busy in 'retirement'!! Ha!! Bill spends his free time playing golf, tennis and bridge, plus some fly fishing!! He also enjoys getting together with his old Harvard buddies and 'studying' the stock market! I am busy managing Ocean's Song and getting settled here in Denver. I am also trying my had at watercolors and love photography.

For the past twelve years we have spent Jan through Mar. at the Isle of Palms. We fell totally in love with the IOP and Charleston!!!! So in 2012, when we had the opportunity to purchase this beautiful home we decided it was time!

Since then we have worked very hard to make special improvements... Ocean's Song is beautifully decorated with all the amenities of home AND MUCH MORE!!

I am not a professional decorator, but decorating is my passion!! Ocean's Song has been my biggest 'decorating' project since I last purchased, rehabilitated and decorated a lovely 'house/cottage' on the waterfront of Lake Erie!! 'Summer Hill Cottage', was featured in Lake Erie Living magazine as one of the 'Top Ten Rentals on Lake Erie'.. that included PA, NY, MI and CANADA!!

[We also recently did a 'flip' bungalow in Charleston and it was featured on the HGTV program, 'Buy or Rent'... ours was a 'buy'.... ]

Hopefully, all of our guests at Ocean's Song, will also become 'friends' and will return year after year, as did our guests at Summer Hill Cottage!

Thank you for taking time to read this and 'get to know' us... we look forward to hearing from you.

P.S. If you saw 'Ocean's Song' advertised on Craig's List that is a total SCAM. Please BEWARE and call me if you have any quest

Linda Letson purchased this house in 2012

Why Linda Letson chose Isle of Palms

Location, Location, Location!!! One short block to the beach and one short block to the Isle of Palms Rec. Center!! AND only 20 min to downtown Charleston!!! Although a good size at 3,600 sq.ft., it is very up-scale and yet VERY COZY AND COMFORTABLE with the old time Isle of Palms beach house 'feel'. It is just a wonderful home to be in!!

What makes this house unique

As owners, Bill and I care VERY MUCH about our guests!! And we personally manage every detail!!!

This is reflected in the wonderful amenities in the house and the overall décor! In renting Ocean's Song, you will arrive to a SPOTLESSLY clean home and everything will be ready to welcome you for your visit!!! We 'micro manage' the home to ensure that things are as lovely as possible.

The cleaning team, headed by my Cleaning Manager, Diane Buzille, and her husband Charlie, are fabulous and are real sticklers for the details!! They and their team focus on Ocean's Song and clean no other houses. They are also personal friends.

And if any problems should arise, just call me directly, 24/7, and things will be handled... I have an entire crew of professionals to call on to handle any situation that might arise. So no need to worry that we are living in Denver.... you are never more than a call away!!

Please take a moment to read our 'Guest Reviews'..... they really give you a terrific idea of what you will experience at Ocean's Song.

We look forward to your visit!!

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Ocean's Song * Gorgeous 5BR 6BA Pool Elevator * only 1 blk to beach *
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews
Chicago, IL

Family of Twelve's Big Adventure!

  • 5 of 5

We had a terrific week at Ocean's Song. There were 4 adult couples and 4 children under 10. I chose this property due to the great washable surfaces...hardwood floors throughout, no upholstery on chairs or kitchen island seats. I also really liked the fact the bedrooms were not all twin beds and couples got to be together. We didn't use the elevator except for loading/unloading and it truly was a huge asset. Location is an easy walk to the beach, but also very close to Charleston proper (which we spent a good amount of time in). Our family cooked every evening and the guys raved about the grill. I think there is a new one in my future!

The decor is perfect....just enough to feel like home and beautifully put together. It is pristine which is a big issue to me. There are tons of supplies and all we needed was there. Linda provided terrific information about the house and it's contents so we were well prepared. I may never stay in a hotel again!

It was my first trip to the area and we will return and book this house again. I highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Christmas 2014

  • 5 of 5

This house is just amazing!!! We have rented in Isle of Palms four times and this by far was the best house rental. The house is immaculate and the furnishings are top notch - HGTV quality! Linda's special touches for the Holiday rental such as 4 Christmas trees and Holiday lights etc. were just spectacular. The elevator was a huge plus for groceries and suitcases. The top deck has an ocean view and he can hear the waves from each of the decks in the house. The beach is less than a 5 minute walk - very close! The kitchen is stocked with everything that you will need if you like to cook. If not, Linda is always helpful with lists of restaurants and any attraction that you don't want to miss. Don't miss out booking Ocean's Song!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Reston, VA, USA

Thanksgiving Family Memories

  • 5 of 5

I wanted to hold a family gathering for Thanksgiving. This meant my girlfriend and her daughter, my 3 grown sons, daughter-in-law, 2 grandsons, and 2 dogs. This home couldn't have been anymore perfect and the owners are awesome. A welcome gift and Thanksgiving decorations were a thoughtful touch. Everything to make it a special vacation is in this home. All we had to do is unpack and enjoy. The Isle of Palm, awesome home, short trip to Charleston, and a relaxing week with my loved ones. Priceless!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Gaithersburg, MD

One of a kind!

  • 5 of 5

This house is truly amazing in every way! My children wanted to take me away for my 70th birthday and we all decided that a week in Charleston would be great. We wanted to explore the city, but we also wanted to be a short walk to the beach, so a house on the Isle of Palm sounded perfect. I thought they had chosen a smaller cottage type house, and was really surprised when I walked into this enormous 3 level home. It was beautifully decorated with a rich warm feel, and we all instantly fell in love! The owner had left gifts for us all, and a special one for my birthday. So thoughtful in so many ways. The house was fully with anything you could ever want or need during your stay. I can't wait for a big occasion to return to this beautiful home. The house is a 5 min walk to the beach, and a 25 min ride into the city. Some of our favorite restaurants were Slightly North of Broad, Poogan's Pourch, Eli's Table, and Coleman's Public House.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Couldn't Have Been Better

  • 5 of 5

We chose this loveliest of homes for an all girl celebration of 4 September birthdays. I arrived a day early to get "all set up" for the rest, but there was absolutely NOTHING to do but unpack my suitcase & wait for the others to arrive. Linda (owner) even had a birthday gift for my mom's 87th birthday on the counter! She was so surprised & overwhelmed. But we found this to be the kind of thoughtful planning & efforts that the owners have made to provide everything you could possibly need in the house. The furnishings are just exquisite & the house was even decorated for fall, down to the pillows on the couches! It was a treat just to walk through the house and look at each room with its own personality! Having all the towels, including dark,makeup washcloths, & beach & pool towels was a real plus, not to mention the beach chairs & buggies. The bed linens were of the finest quality & if you don't get a good night's sleep on those beds, then you must need medication anyway!

We all loved the fact that every cabinet & drawer & lightswitch was labeled. That made it so easy to put things back where they belonged. And having directions for the TV's, elevator, keys, etc. was very helpful. The screened porch is perfect for coffee & early morning conversations & the pool area was perfect for the day when the sun was in & out of the clouds. Just a 5 minute walk to the beach, but the beach buggies make it pretty effortless.

We went into Charleston & did a carriage ride for a 1.5hr tour. Our guide was fabulous & we learned alot. While there are wonderful restaurants in Charleston, we choose to stay on the island simply because we didn't want to have to drive that far. Our favorite for breakfast is the Sea Biscuit--1 mile from the house, and favorite for dinner was Acme Low Country--right beside Sea Biscuit. We also had a good meal at Long Island Cafe right beside Harris Teeter. We cooked one night in the well-appointed kitchen. Only thing missing was the chef himself! But Linda would probably arrange that, too, if you wanted one!!

I would highly recommend this house for any kind of celebration, vacation or gathering. You won't be disappointed & we will definitely be back if we get the opportunity.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Spectacular Home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this home in mid September with 3 other couples. The weather was warm and somewhat rainy. All of us are semi retired and are accustomed to very nice hotels and resorts and are VERY selective and observant about all the details. We chose this home after hours of looking at homes in the area and are confident that we made the right choice! This spotlessly clean home is very large with a wonderful kitchen open to the dining and living space, all with ample seating for us to visit, watch TV or eat. There is a screened porch ( a favorite spot) with a seating area and another dining table adjacent to the living area. The bedrooms were large with lovely bedding and decor and all had very well appointed private baths. We had 3 King beds ( Master on living area level) and a room with 2 Queens which were all spacious and comfortable. ( We did not use the bunk room, which also was better than average.) Each bedroom has a TV. There is a quality laundry room on the same floor with 4 of the bedrooms- very handy. My husband was having some foot problems, so the elevator was wonderful for him and also for all of our luggage. No hauling bags or groceries up and down stairs! If you want to get a glimpse of the ocean, you can go up a spiral staircase to a top floor balcony. Great for watching the sun rise. The whole house is extremely well organized and there are labels for switches and in cabinets. The dishes, utensils, cookware, etc., were of very substantial quality. We enjoyed the Keurig as well as the regular coffee maker and were grateful for some coffee/tea supplies upon our arrival. The AC worked wonderfully well! It is about a 10 minute walk to the beach. The pool is very private with a gas grill and nice patio furniture. Adjacent to the pool are patio doors which open into a full basement with a ping pong table and a sitting area. It too, is very clean and well organized ( great youth hangout if you have them with you). We never used the front door, but came in and out of the garage and up the elevator/stairs. I would highly recommend this home. The owners are very friendly and responsive and have thought of everything to make your stay pleasant. Everything... from the walls, art, decor. floors, light fixtures, appliances, cabinets, doors, hardware, furniture, bedding, towels... were ALL top notch! We enjoyed a couple of their restaurant recommendations, and of course, eating at Magnolia's and wandering downtown Charleston. GO!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway


Car: necessary

'Ocean's Song' is only about 20 min to downtown Charleston, 20 minutes to the Charleston Airport (CHS) and is conveniently located only 1 block to the beach with access on both 27th and 28th streets. It is also only 1 block from the Isle of Palms Recreation Center!! The Rec. Center has outdoor basketball, tennis and ball fields. Also a Dog Park. AND has indoor gym and basketball, plus many other activities....


Rates & Availability

From $4,200 Per week

Isle of Palms House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
SPRING - 2015
Apr 11 2015 - May 22 2015
7 night minimum stay
May 23 2015 - Jun 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
SUMMER - 2015
Jun 27 2015 - Jul 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
Aug 1 2015 - Sep 18 2015
7 night minimum stay
FALL - 2015
Sep 19 2015 - Oct 23 2015
7 night minimum stay
WINTER - 2015
Oct 24 2015 - Dec 18 2015
7 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2015 - Nov 29 2015
8 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 19 2015 - Dec 27 2015
9 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 28 2015 - Jan 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 13.5%
Notes **PLEASE call if you have specific questions. Once you confirm your desire to book the house, you will receive a contract. Once you have read and signed it, you will mail it back with a check for $2,000. Then the balance of your payment is due 60 days prior to your arrival. I look forward to hearing from you.

*Pet fee is $100.

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Isle of Palms House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 25 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 6 Full Baths. One for each bedroom and the POWDER ROOM IS ALSO A FULL BATH!
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , On 1st Level, Sliding Glass Door to Deck, Private Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , On 1st Level, Private Bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , On 1st Level, Private Bath
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , On 1st Level, Private Bath, ** See notes below
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , On 2nd Level behind Living Area, MBR, Private 5 Piece Bath
  • First Level: Two KING Bedrooms, One Bedroom with 2 Queen beds, and One 'KIDS' Bedroom with (1) Twin bed with trundle, and a Bunk Bed that is a Twin over Full [this 'kids' room will sleep 5]. The Second Floor has the Master Bedroom: with KING Bed and luxury 5 piece bath. ** ALL BEDROOMS HAVE PRIVATE BATHS
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Pool towels, beach chairs, beach buggy, beach wagon, outdoor shower w/ hot & cold water, basketball, pool toys and beach toys, soaps, shampoos, paper supplies, starter Keruig cups, Ping Pong Table

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