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Magnificent Views, History and Southern Charm

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Beautiful two-bedroom oceanfront cottage apartment with unbelievable second floor views and next-door to historic Fort Moultrie.

This is the best small vacation spot you'll find. The views from the second floor porch, bedroom and living area are unbelievable. The historic Fort Moultrie property and a large maritime forest extend for over a mile up the beach making for a seemingly deserted island during walks and runs. We have a birds-eye view of every boat that passes through the harbor whether it's a cruise ship, sailing ketch or shrimp boat.

Fishing out front is good and you're almost always guaranteed to see lots of bottle-nose dolphins. Swimming right of the rock jetty is good as we have a gentle slope with small, lapping waves.

You can walk up the beach in the morning to watch the sunrise over the ocean and then sit out front in our Adirondack chairs to see spectacular sunsets over the harbor and the steeples of old Charleston.

Our place is a 100 year-old Southern beach cottage that was built to house Army Corps nurses prior to WWI. While totally updated and in great condition, we've made sure to preserve the old beach cottage charm. It's wonderfully decorated but is all about comfort.

We have lots of books for reading and napping. Much to our chagrin, we also have wireless internet, cable, DVD and an iPod ready CD player. We are literally next door to historic Fort Moultrie that is now a very uncrowded National Park but played an integral role in the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI and WWII.

Sullivan's Island is not a tourist town. It is a beautiful and quaint village island. It's mostly made up of full time residents. It is very safe and family friendly. You can bicycle down to the town center for great restaurants with outdoor dining, playgrounds, tennis, basketball, beach volleyball, galleries and a small grocery store. Lots of folks think of Sullivan's Island as 'Mayberry by the Sea'.

Keywords: cottage, condo, old, vintage, apartment, condominium, historic

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, southern drawl
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2017

Why Keith chose Charleston Area

Because Sullivan's Island is so incredible...mimimal tourism...laid back...great beach...lots of restaurants...old beach village funky

What makes this condo unique

We previously owned the other apartments in the cottage but always loved the second floor unit the most. It has unbelievable views and additional privacy.


Sullivan's Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) with magnificent view, Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(47 traveler reviews)

Magnificent Views, History and Southern Charm
average rating of 4.93617 based on 47 reviews
Caldwell, ID

A beach walk that goes for miles

  • 5 of 5

Waxing rhapsodic.. we all know how these reviews go... this one deserves a great one, what a find! It really is a quaint historic two story cottage of which we rented the upper quarter. Clean, nicely outfitted, full of beautiful local art and whimsy, every couch and chair beckons for a book, and there are chairs everywhere, rocking chairs in the front porch, lounge chairs on the back porch.. even charismatic adirondacks on the shore's edge.

We fished off the rocks, flew kites, watched kayakers and paddle boarders launch in front of us. You can do everything here. The walk around Fort Moultrie up along the long reach of Sullivan's Island beach is outstanding. Starts right at the front door.

If you've not been to Sullivan's island before, don't expect a lot of action beyond waves and breezes... it's the sleepy coastal town we all dream about, with a few outstanding restaurants and shops thrown in. Reflective and relaxing, that describes the part we'll take away with us.

This place is quiet, it's homey, Keith is wonderful to work with.... if you're looking for a getaway to relax and explore, you've found it.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Birthday Trip

  • 5 of 5

This property was quaint, clean, comfortable, and historically interesting. The location was fantastic! Loved the view! Neighbors were friendly. The island was a wonderful, relaxing place to spend time at. We really did not need to leave the island to find everything we needed. I would certainly consider staying here again and would recommend it to a friend.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and well kept historical rental

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just finished a stay and loved the place. Its in a great location with a nice beach in front. Amazing if your looking for a cozy charming place not the overly modernized new places. Lots of good ship watching plus tons of wildlife. We saw dolphins nearby almost daily and can spend hours watching the pelicans dive fishing. Lots of great history with the fort next door and great books about the area in the cabin. The rental is well stocked with books, puzzles, cooking utensils, hair dryer, coffee maker, working appliances and washer dryer. You can tell Keith does a great job of keeping up on the place. We also liked the neighbors cat that patrols the ground but doesnt bother you much.

We appreciated that Keith is open to responsible dog owners but decided to leave our guy back home to avoid the long travel. I hope dog owner renters appreciate and show respect as a place this well kept rarely allow.

Plenty of good food just down the street and we loved Obs Daughter the most. Mount Pleasant also has lots of options within 10 minute drive.

We took in daily runs across the Ravenel Bridge which highly recommend for runners or walkers but be sure to hit before or after hot part of day. We also had an awesome sunset sailboat charter out of Patriot Point. Charleston is a great place with tons to see and do and we enjoyed our first visit with a walking tour.

I hate pointing out such great places to rent because I know it wont stay easy to rent for long but have to give a great review for such a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tim and Angie's vacation.

  • 4 of 5

We were very pleased with the accommodations. As it started out we intended to vacation with friends but at the last minute the backed out. Although a bit pricy for my blood, we chose your property mainly because it was pet friendly and on the beach. This was our first time to Sullivan's Island we would like to come back.

Tim and Angie

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sullivan's Island is an extremely desirable beach location with only a small number of grandfathered rentals available for visitors. It is also the closest beach and only a 15 minute drive to downtown Charleston, the No. 1 rated travel destination in the US for the past several years. I'm sorry our guest found our cottage to be pricey. The price paid was exactly as listed with no hidden fees.
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Wonderful spot on sullivans island!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in mid-April and loved it. Great views, very comfortable apartment and wonderful location. Coffee on porch watching ships, dolphin and ocean everyday! Best sunsets ever!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

OMG. The best place on planet earth. The most comfortable, rustic, comfy, cozy, adorable beach home imaginable. The setting? I dare you to find a better one. Dolphins, freighters, happy fisherman, well behaved dogs, happy campers. I am so honored, so grateful, so delighted......the best, most delightful vacation experince EVER. Thank you, landlords. THANK YOU. YOU know what it takes to provide for the best vacation experience ever.....OMG. PERFECT.



  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
1121 Middle Street Cottage
Car: recommended

Bottle-nose dolphin viewing, Bird watching, Golf carts, Parasailing, Perfect launch site for Hobie Cats and kayaks


Rates & Availability

Sullivan's Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Feb 25 2017 - Apr 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Apr 29 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Nov 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Fall 2017
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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