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Historic Family Compound on Toogoodoo River Near Charleston

Bedrooms 4
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Farmhouse, 5 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 12-16)

Located just 30 minutes away from beautiful and historic downtown Charleston and 15 minutes from Edisto Beach, you will find Toogoodoo Bluff, a private family compound comprised of a 200 year-old plantation house, log cabin and recreation cottage. For the first time ever, our family is opening the doors of Toogoodoo Bluff and welcoming you.

Our property is nestled on a high bluff overlooking the beautiful Toogoodoo River and wide open marshes. A perfect oasis for families with artists, writers, thinkers and outdoorsmen. For years our family has enjoyed the peacefulness Toogoodoo offers whether fishing off the dock with our kids or watching the sunset from the rocking chairs. This stunning historic retreat with modern amenities is waiting for you and your family. It is also a perfect getaway for couples.

Keywords: 1 House, 2 Cabins

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, southern drawl
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About Keith

I am a lifelong Carolinea boy, having grown up in NC and then living in SC since 1981.

Keith purchased this farmhouse in 2005

Why Keith chose Charleston Area

Toogoodoo Bluff is so unique and special. It offers an authenic Lowcountry experience and not just another beach week. The structures are all very historic and meticuously renovated. The high bluff overlooking the river and marshes are therapeutic. Toogoodoo Bluff is not a place, it is an experience.

What makes this farmhouse unique

As previously stated, Toogoodoo Bluff is not just another week at the beach even though we are only a short drive to Edisto Beach. It allows for groups to be together without having to be together in a single structure.


Meggett Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Upstairs in Farmhouse - toilet , tub , shower , Huge beautiful room with 2 sinks +soaking tub and river view
    Bathroom 2 - Downstairs Farmhouse - toilet , shower , ADA height toilet - good for less mobile guests
    Bathroom 3 - Cottage - toilet , combination tub/shower , Antique clawfoot tub and shower
    Bathroom 4 Downstairs Log Cabin - toilet , combination tub/shower , Small but gets the job done
  • Huge master bath has antique heart pine floors, fireplace, great art, two separated vanities, toilet is separated by door, old style clawfoot soaking tub that allows user to see river, marsh and stars.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 Master upstairs farmhouse - 1 king , Beautiful Amish made high four poster bed - water/marsh view
    Bedroom 2 - Upstairs in Farmhouse - 3 twin/ single , Antique scroll beds in sleeping hall
    Bedroom 3 - Downstairs Farmhouse - 1 queen , Four poster rice planters bed
    Bedroom 4 - Groundfloor Cottage - 2 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Large open room with river views and huge screen porch
    Bedroom 5 - Upstairs in Log Cabin - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Very quiet and private
    Den - Downstairs in Log Cabin - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Den usually not used for gathering, so fine for sleeping
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Covered pier with shower and sink, floating dock, tree swing.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Historic Family Compound on Toogoodoo River Near Charleston
average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Everything about our experience at Toogoodoo was wonderful right from the start. When I contact Keith he was extremely friendly and was able to answer all the (probably annoying) questions I had about his property. We booked the property for a family reunion. Upon arrival we were blown away by the setting, the property sits looking down on Toogoodoo creek, it has a great dock that we took full advantage of. We were impressed that Keith leaves kayaks and canoe's for his renters to use. All three houses were charming in their own right. They were immaculate clean when we arrived. The farm house was the number one hangout spot over our stay. I cant expressed how much we enjoyed our stay. We have already booked for next year. You can tell that Keith has poured his heart and soul into this property and it really shows.

Cant wait for next year!!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charleston's Best Kept Secret

  • 5 of 5

My sister-in-law booked this place for her family to stay during her daughter's wedding weekend. My family was invited over to sit by the campfire with them on Friday night. From the time we drove up into the driveway it absolutely took my breath away. And then we had the treat of viewing the big house which is something out of a storybook. The decor is elegant, yet simple and definitely reflects the old Charleston charm. As I walked through the house I kept telling myself it doesn't get any better than this. That's the moment I realized the best kept secret around was awaiting just outside the back door. The view is remarkable. Picture a firepit with a beautiful river running beside it while you and your loved ones sit back and take it all in. But wait. That's not all. There is a fishing dock that is amazing. I was in awe as I stood there watching the guys pull in trout and red drums one after another. Dinner for later of course. I took my 17 year old son with me to see this beautiful plantation and his reply to me was "Mom I never want to leave." We absolutely cannot wait to go back. I think this would be the perfect setting for a family reunion. There are two smaller homes right next door. I would recommend this vacation as a must do for you and your family. You absolutely cannot go wrong with this great retreat!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved this place!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned, after spending a long weekend for our son's wedding. Toogoodoo is beautiful and so peaceful. Both families were able to be together, while having our own separate living space. The owner is so kind and helpful. We can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spent our wedding weekend at Toogoodoo

  • 5 of 5

This was my 2nd trip to Toogoodoo and we will definately be back. When we got there I never wanted to leave. It has everything we needed luxury wise, but gave us a feel of going back in time. When you open the front door southern charm hits you in the face. It represents family gatherings and good times. There's something for everyone. I highly recommend the Bluff for your next getaway.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Experience

  • 5 of 5

Just came back from a long girls getaway at Toogoodoo Bluff and it was amazing! I had been once before, for a family reunion, and thought it would be difficult to re-create the magic of my first visit, but I was wrong. There is something truly special about this setting. I don't know if it's the beautiful views with awe inspiring sunsets or the comfort, history and attention to every detail in the beautifully decorated spaces, but it's something you feel as soon as you arrive. In our group it was funny how often we would look at each other and say, "How lucky are we to be here!!!". There are lots of great places to gather as well as lots of beautiful places for solitude. We particularly enjoyed having a glass of wine down on the dock at sunset, gathering in the large kitchen as we cooked, and playing games and watching movies in the den of the farmhouse. This is a perfect place for reconnecting and spending time together.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unique property is lovely, spacious, and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Like others, I came with a large group to Toogoodoo Bluff and found the spacious grounds and separate buildings a great way for everyone to spread out and relax, yet come together at the huge dining table or roomy porches for food, drinks, and fun. Keith is an amiable and responsive host, and happily shared the history of each building. Even though our group ventured out to Edisto Beach and Charleston, I would have been happy to spend my entire visit relaxing at Toogoodoo Bluff due to its ambiance and amenities. Looking forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Meggett Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early spring
Mar 12 2017 - Apr 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
High Season
Apr 30 2017 - Oct 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Housekeeping/Linens $260 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Any special event with outside guests is subject to an event fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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