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Oceanfront! Pet Friendly. You are not going to believe.........

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

VERY INPORTANT - Please read the section on 'Notes' following the section on 'Rates.'


.........what we require of our guests. You absolutely MUST serve Charleston Tea (we furnish it) to your spouse in bed at sunrise. It gets 'worse'. Did you notice the bar stools and table in the first picture? That is from our upstairs balcony. You are also required to drink wine from our local vineyard (we furnish it) at sunset. This is all included in the contract that we will both sign. Intrigued? Please continue reading… I have been in the enviable position of owning two other properties at Wild Dunes - Seascape and Ocean Club. The Seascape property was valued at $700,000 and the Ocean Club property was worth $1,200,000. That was certainly ‘tall cotton’ by anyone’s standards. Alas - herein lies the rub - I was not happy. My greatest desire was to awaken in the morning, propped up on my pillow with a steaming cup of tea or coffee in my hand, look out a massive window directly onto a scene of waves crashing on the beach. Visualizing myself opening the sliding glass doors, I would hear the hypnotic crescendo of the rise and fall of the waves and feel the mist as it seeped gently into the room. The crowning touch was to watch the sun’s golden orb edge upward over the water as I sipped my morning beverage and basked in the glow. However, at both of the other properties, if I propped up on my pillow and looked straight ahead, I had a glorious view of the.....TV. I could have done this back home.

As you can surmise, I am a dreamer. My web site does not have a lot of meat and potatoes. VRBO when I last looked had 7 Port O’Call listings (#661, #41704, #20357, #7381, #9703, #52420 and #46431.) I would suggest that you check these out and compare. All of the owners have a common goal - we want to meet your needs and insure that you have a wonderful vacation experience. What makes us unique vs other Port O' Call villas is we are DIRECTLY on the ocean and have a third floor unit (no over head noise and better angle) allowing us a second story 'widow's walk' that leads to a deck above our screened-in porch overlooking the beach and ocean for miles beyond. The screened in porch below the deck provides a distinct advantage for the top floor units. (Elevator provided at no additional cost!) We can truthfully brag that we have the best view of the beach from both our deck and porch, without exception!

Our villa has been completely redecorated and updated from top to bottom when we purchased it in 2004 - we cordially invite you to enjoy our new furniture, ultra modern appliances, freshly painted and newly carpeted vacation haven. A large portion of the wall displays an original painting of a beach sunrise, while other signed and numbered prints create interior beauty that is only rivaled by the real and actual breathtaking oceanfront view. If you are reading about us on VRBO, take note of the first picture. At the top of it click on the video icon. That will help pull together all of our still pictures. If you are reading about us on HomeAway, I will send you a link to the video when you send in an inquiry.

We are proud to boast that we have the finest housekeeper in Wild Dunes. If you are so inclined, you may picnic off our floor without the benefit of a blanket. If you are one who loves a deal, let me assure you that if you can quote me a better price from someone else, I will happily beat it. ---Apples to apples---

We provide needs of those wishing WiFi that wish to use our wireless, high speed Internet connection to stay in touch with their offices. In one of the pictures you will note a desk that you can work from. We have installed a special screen for the window, that filters out the sun but not the vision of the waves lapping at the shoreline. Sorry, but you cannot stay beyond your week even if your boss calls me and says it is the most productive week of work you have ever had.

No one that knows me well ever accused me of embellishment! But since you and I are total strangers, and my writing may have an embellishing tone you are urged to click on 'comments' further down on the web page. None of them stand to gain financially from you renting our place. Their words come from the heart.

Location, location, location ! If your desire is to be at the beach, if you want to know it will be there right in front of you, all around you, 24/7, then this is the location for you. You can eat out at some of the finest restaurants in the South, play golf, tour Fort Fisher, or ride the bikes that we have provided for you. But what it all boils down to is the setting of our condo is all about the beach and one’s love for the ocean and certainly mine. Imagine our sadness for the past two years of watching the ocean slowly laying claim to our beach. But in the end it took us nine million dollars, two months, working 7/24 to claim it back.

The South has two major cities that reek of culture, the arts & history: Savannah and Charleston. It never ceases to amaze me I can have the beach and Charleston at the same time...two very different worlds, 25 minutes apart. They say Heaven is going to be a pretty nice place. In my opinion, it has some competition!

My first priority is to make sure we meet your needs. Much as we would like to have you rent from us, it is meeting your needs that is more important. To that end I have additional information to email you. Just fill out the form adjacent to this text. Ask any particular questions you might have. Hopefully I can answer them. Along with the answers will come the additional information. We only rent by the week all year round, Saturday to Saturday. There is one exception: you can rent January/February as an eight week block.

VERY IMPORTANT!!! Read 'Notes' at the end of 'Rates'

More Details

Peter Cole
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Peter Cole

My name is Peter Cole, and I am the owner’s representative. I went to the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. Presently live in Davidson, just outside of Charlotte, NC. I wear many hats: an oceanfront, resort, rental condo owner; property manager; rental agent; dog tender (That is Mazie in the picture. Spends most of her day on the rug by me at my desk.) and my favorite; loving husband to the beautiful woman in the picture with me. As a Medicare card carrying senior, I look back over a full life. My chosen life ‘occupation’ (my Mother could never bring herself to call it a job) was to take teens on a cross country camping trip; 3000 teens in all, spanning 33 years. My nephew, Doug Gill, slipped into my shoes as I stepped into my retirement. Now he has passed it on to Sassy Smyth. Curious? Do a google search, 'tctw'.

My friends and relatives worried about my having too much time on my hands in retirement so they gave me their resort properties to manage. My reputation as a good manager/agent grew. Now 12 properties fill my stable. It was 1967 when I took ownership of my first rental property. In the years since, I have bought and sold 11. I come to you with a lot of experience. I do not take lightly the importance of your vacation. I want to match your needs with the properties I represent. There are 24 pictures, a video and lots of verbiage. I am here to answer all your questions.

Peter Cole purchased this villa in 2004

What makes this villa unique

Oceanfront. In a gated resort community with everything at your finger tips. Easy drive into Charleston.

Guestbook comments from the owner

As you can imagine there is not a property owner alive that would not try to put their place in the best possible light.....their best foot forward. I want you to know if you have not already figured it out, I have perfected BS to an art form. You would be best to take anything I say, and anyone else about their property for that matter, with a grain of salt. The proof is in the pudding....the acid test is what past renters have to say. With no ax to grind; you can take what they say to the bank.
Jul 2005
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles

BIKES (new each Spring) PROVIDED by us for the enjoyment of our guests, Golf (Wild Dunes), Tennis (Mt Pleasant), For particulars please check Google mentioned above, *Reference from the Charleston Tea mentioned above, please do a google search for 'Charleston Tea Garden', We provide you with Charleston Tea for your drinking pleasure either hot or cold, We would be very grateful your researching it BEFORE you come, so you can more fully appreciate the experience, It is the ONLY Tea Plantation in the United States, The owners and I strongly urge you to visit while you are in the area


Isle of Palms Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Traditionally sofa beds are not much to brag about. Ours is the BEST on the market. The mattress pad has been doubled for the top and one underneath. If you are going to use it, please request additional information.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • 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
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Heating/Air Conditioning, Cable TV(2), VCR/DVD, AM/FM/Cassette/CD, Garbage Disposal, Toaster, Blender, Coffee Grinder, Pots and pans, Silverware, Washer/Dryer, Housekeeper and Maintenance on call, FOR OUR WORKING COUPLES THAT NEED TO STAY IN TOUCH WITH THEIR OFFICE, WIRELESS/HIGH SPEED INTERNET CABLE on a secured connection at no cost to you.


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Oceanfront! Pet Friendly. You are not going to believe.........
average rating of 4.898305 based on 60 reviews
Pittsburgh, PA


  • 5 of 5

This was our second year in Isle of Palms with our whole family and our return to F302 Port O Call. We absolutely love it! We wouldn't want to stay anywhere else. Peter, your condo is beautiful. Harry keeps it SO clean. You & he keep it so well stocked with everything we need. We love the wine, which we share with our family for our one daughter's anniversary. I truly look forward & enjoy the marvelous tea! I make sure I buy more in Charleston. The keypad on the door is a great plus - no key to worry about. We enjoy the porch for morning sunrise & breakfast and all times of the day and night. We love the uncrowded, peaceful beach and the pool. The convenience of going from the beach to the pool is wonderful for us & the grand kids when they've had too much beach. If all goes well, we plan on coming back next summer!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: To our future renters we hope this review helped you in consideration of our condo in relation to the others you are looking at. We want you to make the best possible decision. Whether you select us or someone else, we want you to have the best vacation possible.
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Spartanburg, SC

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

You have thought of everything to make your renters feel welcome. We enjoyed the bottle of wine, the Charleston tea, and we brought home the pen and pad you provided.The condo is beautifully decorated and furnished, very clean, and stocked with an entertainment center, movies, books, and two very nice televisions. We enjoyed our relaxing stay immensely.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2007
  • Stayed: Sep 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Port-O-Call F302

  • 5 of 5

Peter, we have had a wonderful time during our trip to Isle Of Palms and Charleston. Your place was very beautiful and we were very comfortable. Loved all of the extras that you provide for your guests, such as bikes, wine, tea, magazines, toilet paper, and etc.. I loved the convenience of the keypad on the door. I can't think of any more you could have dine to make our stay so comfortable.

The views on the beach from the screened patio was wonderful. We spent most of our time there. We loved the uncrowded beach and the beauty of the whole Wild Dunes resort.

I am happy to refer anyone to your for future rentals. Anyone can contact me for any questions about your place😎


  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I just returned from a fantastic vacation in Isle of Palms at F-302. After spending a couple of days walking the streets of Charleston, this was a relaxing change of pace. First impressions when entering the condo was how clean, neat & tidy it was. The condo is exactly how it is pictured, but better. We enjoyed the screened porch & the rooftop deck daily. The beach view is very calming & great for people watching. Loved the privateness of the Wild Dunes resort and the peace & quiet.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciated your review and look forward to your return.
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Absolutely perfect condo, oceanfront

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed our visit so much...this condo is the perfect place to stay....absolutely gorgeous views and the owner has thought of everything...from the wine, the tea, personal touches, etc...we have stayed at other condos here, but this is the very best....we hope to come back in March and stay here for a long weekend.....

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsburgh, PA

Fabulous time.

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely LOVED F-302! It is beautifully and exquisitely decorated and yet extremely comfortable, homey & cozy. Peter thought of everything from bath & kitchen towels and soap products to hand mirror and night lights! They went WAY above and beyond to accommodate and make our stay wonderful. A lot of nicely done personal touches, too. LOVED the tea!!! Made a pot every day to enjoy on the screened in porch in the mornings and iced tea in the afternoon on the beach and/or pool. Shared the wine with our family that also stayed at Wild Dunes. Thank you Peter. The condo, the beach, the pool, the fishing, sight seeing in Charleston, the restaurants...we truly enjoyed our stay and hope to return F-302 next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

When you make a reservation through VRBO/HomeAway there is a 7% Service Fee charged. We handle our own reservations, sending out Contracts and collecting rent. Because you are dealing directly with the owner you do NOT have to pay the service fee. In addition to the Rental Rate listed above there is an Accommodation Sales Tax (County, City, and State) of 14%. We do NOT use the 'Book It Now' feature offered by VRBO/HomeAway because we do not want you to have to pay the fee associated with it. Weeks at Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years have a $200 surcharge. We rent by the week only, Saturday to Saturday. January/February rent together as an eight week period for $4590 . Housekeeping/dog fee (if applicable) is included in the rental rate. When mailing in your Contract we request a 50% Advance Payment of the rent. Balance due 30 days before your visit. We prefer personal checks, but you may pay with a credit card (5% service fee). We offer full refunds ($75 service fee.) if you need to cancel assuming we can secure a replacement. Questions? Please call Peter at 704-896-1995.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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