5 BR, 4 BA, Sleeps 14.(1 king-3 queen-4 singles, sleeper sofa) (portofino IV)
About Mourad Abdelmessih
Our family started to come to the grand strand from 1993,and we fell in love with the area. The beach is great , the fishing is exciting and we kept coming every year since ,even we live over 600 miles away. Some years we came 3 times . In 2000 we decided to buy a house and we find Portofino 4 an excellent place. We love the view even in the winter .
Mourad Abdelmessih purchased this House in 2000
Why Mourad Abdelmessih chose Garden City
This house is right on the ocean ,nothing to stop your view of the water, you can watch Dolphins and people fishing and swimming from most of the house windows
What makes this House unique
We love the convenience of this house, it has all the amenity needed like our year round home. we do not eat out often , so we catch dinner in the morning and cook it fresh in the evening . You do not have to pack a ton of cloth, the washer and dryer are right there in the main floor. With 4 bathrooms in the house ,no one wait his turn for a shower after a long day of fun.
Pool / Spa
No pets - small pets may be allowed with extra deposit small pets may be allowed with extra deposit
Max guests: 14
Minimum age of primary renter: 25 - families and adults 25 y or olderfamilies and adults 25 y or older
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Waves of blessings
Overall great location. House needs updating. Missing light bulbs,no battery’s in remotes. Tv’s upstairs didn’t work. Broken furniture on the porch. No garbage bags, Extra toilet paper or common essentials provided. Broken vacuum cleaner.
Great place, great location on a quiet beach yet close to everything
ocean front rental - amazing trip
Very good things to say about this rental. It is located in Garden city, SC, but it is literally two house down from Surfside Beach for those wondering.
I gave the house 3 stars on accuracy of the online listing because the place we stayed was much more updated then the pictures online! (High grades for everything else). The main upgrades from the pictures online was the flooring- it was a good move to replace that carpet w laminate or wood with all the sand coming in. Most utensils, blenders, pans, pots were available- outdated but doable for a stay. The old wall paper in the pictures were replaced and the kitchen looks alot better.
Can't beat the views on the water and it is located close to whatever you need.(restaurants, piers, golf, fishing, food store, Walmart, beach shops, ) The deck was a nice handout at night and during unexpected weather. Any small issues that occurred before and during the rental were quickly handled by the owner. For some reason the keycode to the house reset and the owner quickly gave us a new one. The owner got back to me pretty quickly via text/message from VRBO. We stayed with 8 people total, (four adults, four kids) which had room for many more. Three bathrooms were a very nice luxury. The pool was very nice and was not crowded at all-It is not heated, but not needed in the summer. The pool is a very brief walk from the house.
The only real negative I have with this rental was the grill situation. A small charcoal grill made grilling for 8 people an adventure. (had to get charcoal and it was very small surface area) If he upgraded to a propane and larger grill -it would of made cooking so much easier and stress free.
small suggestion- Maybe a channel list under the glass table would be useful
I would definitely recommend this place and we plan on staying there in the future.
Amazing family vacation house
We loved the house! It was the perfect size for 4 families. The kitchen was very well stocked with utensils, bowls, silverware, dishes, and everything you need for cooking. The location was great and very close to stores, gas stations, restaurants, and, activities. Definitely will return next time we head to Myrtle Beach!
A slice of heaven
My whole family of 10 dtayed at. The beach house. We absolutely loved it. Very spacious great front deck that leads to the beach. Bedrooms were large and comfortable. We truly enjoyed our stay and will definitely be tenting here again. Mourad the owner was quick to respond and very easy to communicate with. Well stocked kitchen and beautiful views.
Great Location and Plenty of Space
The house is perfect for guys golfing, adult couples and 3 generations. We had all three groups there and the accommodations worked well. The were 6 golfers and could easily handle 7 or 8 for a week. We had four adult couples and could have handled one more. One week was 3 generations (8 adults, 4 young kids and 2 babies) and it did not feel crowded. Linen service would be a must. The house was a little dated but washer, dryer and dishwasher were new and other appliances worked fine. Bottom line, it exceeded my expectations and each of the groups that were there to share it with us had a great time. We hope to come again.
Walk on the clear quite beach, enjoy surf fishing, swimming either in the pool or in the warm ocean. Many state of the art golf course. Seafood restaurants are the best in the nation. Shopping in factory outlet, super Wal-Mart or gift stores are few yards to miles away. Miniature golf are magnificent. Fresh seafood and fresh fruits are in shakes next door, or you can catch your own.