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Fripp Island-Luxurious Oceanfront for Couples/Singles-Includes Golf Cart

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 950 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom Oceanfront Villa (Sleeps 2) w/ Upscale Decor, New 4K TV & Golf Cart

Enjoy a relaxing and fun stay on peaceful Fripp Island at our upscale ocean front 'southern villa!' Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a respite from a busy professional life, or a way to celebrate that special occasion, our one-bedroom villa is a perfect choice! Use of 'RUBY," our electric golf cart (new in 2017!!!) is complimentary throughout your stay.

About Our Villa:

In addition to stunning views of the Atlantic, we offer a level of luxury and attention to detail not found in most vacation rentals! Our elegant furnishings, original artwork, and ideal location have been chosen with care and will definitely help you feel pampered and special throughout your stay.

Our goal is to make sure that you have a relaxing and stress-free vacation by providing you with everything you need for your 'week at the beach.'

Special features & highlights of our villa include:

* Premiere location just steps from the ocean;

* Villa is an "end unit: with lots of windows and great light;

* Ocean views from almost every window;

* New 55 inch 4K TV and Bose Sound Bar;

* Use of Ruby (new golf cart) included in your stay;

* Villa located on main level, no steps needed;

* Private patio with Polywood rocking chairs;

* Tommy Bahama "island style" furnishings;

* Original artwork and high quality accessories;

* Premium Serta iComfort queen bed;

* New flooring, appliances, window treatments, & furniture;

* Bosch washer and dryer;

* New windows and doors;

* Fully equipped kitchen with granite & glass tile backsplash

* Renovated bathroom;

* New paint throughout;

* Landline with unlimited long distance calling provided;

* Wireless internet access;

* 32 " TV in bedroom;

* Beach chairs, towels & umbrella provided;

* Outdoor grilling area with Weber gas grills;

* Elevator provides easy access for luggage and groceries;

Enjoy a week (or two or three!!!) of total relaxation while you take in some great views of the ever-changing and beautiful Atlantic Ocean. Sunsets, sunrises, and dolphins are plentiful as you relax in our comfortable rockers, sipping your morning coffee or favorite evening cocktail.

Plum retired as an independent contractor (East Lansing, Michigan) and Jeri retired from her 35 year career in public education, most recently as a school principal (Okemos, Michigan). Until retirement, we enjoyed Fripp during Jeri's school breaks--renting our home to guests when we were not able to be here and longing for the day when we could spend additional time at Fripp. Over the years, we have loved hearing from guests about the things they enjoyed about our villa and Fripp Island.

With retirement, we now spend winter months at Fripp and continue to enjoy sharing our 'southern home' with guests who want an upscale, beautifully furnished and well-maintained vacation home. Nearly two-thirds of our guests are returning visitors to our villa who say that they appreciate the luxury and attention to detail that we provide!

Some Extra Options You Can Consider...

As our guests, you will always enjoy the quiet beauty and peacefulness of Fripp, including the beach, two on-island golf courses, tennis courts, walking and biking paths, and many on- and off-island attractions. Our rental rate includes all linens and departure clean. South Carolina tax (11%) and optional Fripp Club amenity cards are extra.

The purchase of amenity cards entitles you to 'guest membership' in the private Fripp Club, including use of all club facilities (e.g. golf courses, restaurants, fitness center, pools, and tennis courts). Amenity cards must be reserved at least one week prior to your visit. Cost for amenity cards from Memorial through Labor Day is $50 per person per week. Cost during the 'off season' is $35 per person per week.

Special Notes: Our goal is to ensure the highest level of quality for our guests. Therefore, our villa is designed and furnished for adults and not equipped or decorated for families with young children. We rent only by the week (Sat. to Sat.) and do not allow smoking or pets. Maximum occupancy is two people.

Keywords: Oceanfront Villa

More Details

Owner
Jeri and Plummer Mifflin
Member since: 2002
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2018

About Jeri and Plummer Mifflin

When we are not at Fripp Island, we maintain a year-round home in mid-Michigan one mile from the campus of Michigan State University (Go Spartans!). Plum is a retired building contractor, and Jeri is a retired school principal.

We both love splitting our "home" time between Fripp Island and Okemos, Michigan. A passion for both of us is the game of golf which we love playing together and with friends.

While at Fripp, we enjoy walking Fripp's beautiful beach, socializing with friends, and exploring Beaufort's many art galleries and boutiques. Plum loves outdoor activities, including golf, surf fishing and crabbing. Jeri is an active volunteer (has worked at St. Helena Elementary School and as a volunteer in the Newhaven complex). She also enjoys participating in competitive state and 'low country' golf tournaments.

We love to travel, spend time with friends, and do things with each other in retirement. We have traveled throughout Europe, Mexico, Greece, Alaska, and the Caribbean.

We look forward to sharing our villa with guests during spring, summer and fall months!!!

Jeri and Plummer Mifflin purchased this villa in 1997

Why Jeri and Plummer Mifflin chose Fripp Island

We fell in love with Fripp on our first trip to the 'Low Country' in 1997.

We visited friends at their beachfront home and enjoyed shelling, kite flying, crabbing, surf fishing, golf, and more!

We purchased our villa in Newhaven because we love its beautiful ocean views and friendly community spirit. The quiet laid-back "natural beauty" of Fripp captivated us on our first visit. It still enthralls us over twenty years after our first visit!

When we get the urge to “get off the island,” we enjoy visiting Bluffton, Hilton Head, Savannah, and Charleston. We ALWAYS love our nearby town of Beaufort which is one of the quaintest towns in America!

We enjoy so many things about Fripp--meeting friendly people from all over the U.S. and world, observing brilliant starry nights, taking beach walks together, teeing up on the first hole just across the street from our villa, and driving our golf cart (Ruby) on rides to see the island's abundant wildlife.

We fell in love with Fripp on first sight and continue to love it more each year--a beautiful Audubon nature preserve featuring deer, egret, eagles, alligators, osprey, and dolphins!!!

Best of all, we love the many friends we have made over the years and enjoy our reunions as we return each fall to our beautiful and secluded island paradise!

What makes this villa unique

Guests staying at our villa will find our villa unlike 'typical' rental properties. Some unique benefits:

Luxury and Quality:

We maintain our villa to the luxurious standards that we want for ourselves--with upscale furnishings, artwork, and accessories--as well as focused attention to all the details that we--and our guests--wish for on a memorable trip.

Special Setting and Location:

Our unique location gives guests a short walk to golf, pool, beach, and dining--without ever getting in a car. With our villa facing south on the Atlantic Ocean, you will have gorgeous views of the water and wildlife! A glass of wine or cup of coffee while relaxing in our rockers mellows out even the busiest professional. Watching dolphins frolic and shrimp boats head out to sea are simple pleasures that can make your day a great one.

Nearby History and Adventure:

When you get the urge to leave the island for adventure outings, the unique history of the Low Country is just a short drive away. Beaufort, Savannah, Hilton Head, and Charleston provide day trip opportunities to experience culture, history, and the arts. From quiet and relaxing to educational and exciting, our location really has it all!

Amenities

Fripp Island Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Garden tub is great for relaxing and soaking! Professional hair dryer, flat iron and curling irons are provided. Bathroom features ceramic tile and high quality bath linens.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Serta iComfort mattress gel cooled memory foam mattress and pillows are new. High quality luxury linens. Ceiling fan. Flat screen television, telephone, and answering machine in bedroom. Lots of storage for clothes and personal items.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
We provide a level of luxury unmatched in most vacation rentals. Enjoy ocean views from every window while relaxing in our vacation villa and on our beautiful patio or ocean viewing deck. Coastal furnishings, original artwork, unique accessories and incredible views---you CAN have it all!!! We provide beach chairs, towels, and an umbrella and allow renters to use 'Beach Baby,' our personal electric golf cart (a value of $350 per week). A Bose sound system with 5-CD changer and extensive collection of music is provided. A video library and assortment of games and puzzles are also provided. Storage area available for bikes. Purchase of amenity cards entitle guests to all privileges of the Fripp Club, a private club with tennis courts, restaurants, golf, and pools. These cards ARE necessary to use club facilities.

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average rating of 5.0 based on 43 reviews
5

Our Happy Place!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a restful and relaxing week in this beautiful villa. It is immaculately maintained and very comfortable. This was our third visit and we hope to continue this annually. Dolphins, golf, Ruby, biking, walking the beach, and enjoying the amazing view in this ocean front villa equals a truly perfect week. We will return!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tracey, loved having you return and so happy you had another great week at our place! Looking forward to having you come back again next year. P.S. Ruby misses you
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5

Excellent Condo, Excellent Location

  • 5 of 5

Ground floor, corner unit which has a deck that extends to a set of stairs, then directly on down to the beach. Great amenities, nothing is overlooked with every type and size of utensils.

Beach chairs & Barbeque equipment. Complete package for a wonderful getaway. Ruby the golf cart gave us a great way to tour the Island. Two Fantastic Golf courses, one right across the street. We plan to catch a lot more sunrises from the deck in the coming years. Thanks

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The Mifflins did a fantastic job decorating their villa! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and look forward to staying there again! The only negative was the gas grills in the common area were not working properly.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Everything about the unit was superb. It had everything anyone could want or need. The upkeep is impeccable and the cleanliness was unmatched. We have been to Fripp for 25 straight years and this is easily the finest accommodations we have ever rented.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great condo in a great location

  • 5 of 5

As we have for the past 5 years we really enjoyed our stay in the Mifflin’s condo at New Haven. They remodeled, repainted, and made other improvements since our visit last summer. Their condo is always in tip-top shape. You couldn’t ask for a better location. You walk out the patio door and the ocean is right in front of you. Sitting on the porch in the rocking chairs is especially enjoyable early in the morning and in the evening. We saw dolphins several days. Ruby, their golf cart, is great way to get around the island. We are already looking forward to our Fripp trip next year and our week in this beautiful condo.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Love having you both stay at our villa and always appreciate your noticing the many upgrades we continue to make. We enjoy sharing our place with couples like you who appreciate the natural beauty of fripp and the great location we have. Looking forward to your return!!!
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5

Fripp is wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Are stay was fantastic! Just as pictured, even better. Great care in amenities, first class and everything you need. End unit is wonderful lots of windows bright and beautiful. Will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Savannah or Charleston
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Ocean Point Grill
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Ocean Point Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
I-95 corridor is 35 miles/Hwy 21 ends at Fripp
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Ocean Point Grill
Nearest Beach
Fripp Island
Car: necessary

The beach and ocean are just steps from our villa which features incredible views from every room. Our interior is updated and luxurious with everything you need for a wonderful week. While staying at our place, you can enjoy the many activities offered on Fripp and the nearby area!

Explore the island in "Ruby," our electric golf cart (included with rental) or walk and bike the beach and hiking trails. Bird watching, shelling, and reading in your private deck chairs are just a few of the relaxing activities on Fripp.

Many guests also enjoy exploring nearby the quaint town of Beaufort which has been named "Best Small Town in USA" by Southern Living magazine.

Savannah & Charleston are close by if you want to check out historic sights, sample southern cuisine, and visit small galleries and shops. Many of our guests enjoy visiting plantations, Fort Sumpter, the Citadel, and doing walking tours and carriage rides to learn about southern life.

Our villas’s incredible ocean views invite you to pick up fresh seafood at the local fish dock (featured in the movie Forest Gump) & 'cook in'. Foodies may want to venture out and try some of the area's delicious restaurants which feature local produce, seafood, and recipes.

Fripp boasts excellent tennis courts, as well as two highly rated golf courses--Ocean Point and Ocean Creek Golf Courses. As a special 'bonus', you may choose to purchase amenity cards that entitle you to 'guest membership' in the private Fripp Club & use of ALL Fripp Club facilities, including tennis, pools, and dining. Whether you choose this option, or merely want to relax and enjoy the beauty of Fripp, we guarantee your vacation will be among your best ever!

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Additional information about rental rates

Guest club cards are needed to use all private Fripp Resort Club amenities, including restaurants, pools, golf, and fitness center. These are optional and should be requested at time of booking if possible. Payment will be made separately and directly to owner. If guest cancels at least 60 days prior to scheduled trip, 100% refund will be made. If guest cancels 30-60 prior to trip, 50% refund will be made. No refunds will be given if cancellation is less than 30 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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