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

Fripp Island, SC, USA
  • Villa950 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps2
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay7 nights

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

Owner

Jeri and Plummer Mifflin

Member Since 2002
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within one hour
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 12, 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

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 1 Bedrooms, 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.

      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.

      Location Type

        • Beachfront
          Beach at low tide is right out your front door!!! Beach is 3.5 miles long and it is great for shelling, paddle boarding, kayaking, crabbing, and swimming. There are many public beach accesses
        • Golf Course Front
        • Golf Course View
          Ocean Point Golf Course, driving range and putting green are just across from our complex. You can practice at the driving range and putting green right across the street and tee up to play 18 holes
        • Oceanfront
          Villa has ocean views from almost every window with water so close you can see dolphins swimming by. The large ocean viewing deck is great for socializing, reading, and watching sunrises/sunsets.
        • Resort
          Optional Guest Club Cards entitle you to membership in the private Fripp Club, including use of all resort amenities--pools, tennis, golf, fitness center, and restaurants.
        • Waterfront
          Enjoy fishing, kayaking, crabbing, shelling, and swimming just steps from your living room door!

          Theme

            • Away From It All
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions

              Meals

                • Guests provide their own meals

                  General

                    • Heating
                      New HVAC in 2016
                    • Air Conditioning
                      New HVAC in 2016
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Bosch dryer is new.
                    • Covered Parking
                      Covered private parking is located below villa. Guest spaces available.
                    • Elevator
                      Villa is on ground level of a 3 story building and is easily accessible. Covered parking is available, and an elevator provides easy access for luggage and groceries.
                    • Fitness Room / Equipment
                      Fitness center is available for guest use upon purchase of club amenity cards.
                    • Free Long Distance
                      Unlimited long distance service provided.
                    • Garage
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Broadband Access
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                      All bed and bathroom linens are luxury quality and new. Comforter is new.
                    • Living Room
                      Living room has incredible ocean views and Tommy Bahama Sunbrella fabrics and island style furnishings. Glass slider door opens onto private patio area with adirondack rocking chairs.
                    • Parking
                      Covered private parking space is provided for guests. Parking is underground and security surveillance is in place.
                    • Telephone
                      Telephone located in kitchen. Two additional telephones, plus answering machine, located in living room and bedroom.
                    • Towels Provided
                      Towels are luxury quality and new. Extra linens included for all guests.
                    • Washing Machine
                      Bosch washer is new.
                    • Wireless Internet
                      Secure wireless internet access in villa. Password provided to guests.

                      Kitchen

                        • Microwave
                          New appliances, and granite counters and glass tile backsplash.
                        • Coffee Maker
                          Mr. Coffee 12-cup Coffee Maker. Coffee grinder available.
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Variety of placemats, cloth napkins, and candles offer opportunities for fine dining experience with ocean views!!!
                        • Dishwasher
                          In-kitchen eating area features space for dining and computer set-up.
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Kitchen
                          High quality dinnerware and silverware, stemmed and stemless crystal wine glasses, martini glasses, assortment of Tervis tumblers, high quality cookware & baking dishes, unique coastal serving dishes.
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          Kitchen is fully equipped for gourmet ccooks including high quality pots and pans, utensils, dishes, and serving ware.
                        • Oven
                          New oven features Quick Bake and convection settings.
                        • Pantry Items
                          A selection of spices, rubs, and seasonings is provided.
                        • Refrigerator
                          New side by side 26 cu ft. GE refrigerator with ice and filtered water dispensers.
                        • Stove
                          New smooth-top stove features Quick Boil and warming burners.
                        • Toaster

                          Dining

                            • Dining
                              Dining area is open to living room and has beautiful ocean views while dining! Furniture is comfortable and luxurious 'Tommy Bahama' island style with glass top dining table.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 6 people

                              Entertainment

                                • Books
                                  Some books, including cookbooks and light reading materials are provided.
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                  A variety of puzzles and games is provided (dominos, Left-Right-Center, monopoly, etc.).
                                • Music Library
                                  A collection of CD's) (classical, easy listening, and opera) is provided.
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  (2) Flat screen TV's located in living room and bedroom. Both tvs have cable.
                                • Stereo
                                  Bose stereo system with multiple CD changer is provided.
                                • Television
                                  55 inch 4K HD Samsung TV in living room is new. Mounted 32" flat screen tv in bedroom is new.
                                • VCR
                                • Video Library
                                  A variety of popular movies is provided.

                                  Outside

                                    • Bicycles
                                      Bicycle rentals can be done through Island Excursion (recommend advance reservation as quantities are limited). Bike racks are provided in parking garage.
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Private patio has comfortable Adirondack rockers overlooking ocean. An expansive communal ocean viewing deck is also right out your door and features chairs and tables.
                                    • Golf
                                      Two golf courses are available w/purchase of Fripp Club Guest Cards. One course is just across the street from our villa. Both courses offer a driving range and putting green.
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                      Rental of kayaks can be done through Island Excursions, located at the Fripp Marina, approximately three miles from our villa.
                                    • Lanai / Gazebo
                                      Gazebo located on the point area features swings and chairs to view dolphins and watch shrimp boats.
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Sunken outdoor garden area features a grills and seating, as well as a variety of beautiful southern plantings.
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      New Weber Spirit gas grills are available in the sunken garden courtyard right out our back door!
                                    • Tennis
                                      Eight tennis courts are available w/purchase of Fripp Club Guest Carts. They are located approximately two miles from our villa.

                                      Suitability

                                        • limited accessibility
                                          Villa is on main floor and has no stairs. Elevator available from covered parking area.
                                        • not suitable for children
                                          Villa is decorated and furnished with adults in mind and is not suitable for children.

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              Purchase of club amenity cards entitle guests to use six pools located throughout the island (Ocean Point Pool is located right next door to our complex!).

                                              Attractions

                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • marina
                                                • museums
                                                • restaurants

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • boating
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • shelling
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • basketball court
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • golf privileges optional
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • 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.

                                                                  35 Reviews

                                                                  Exceptional5/5

                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  An awesome place to stay while vacationing.

                                                                  kyle b.

                                                                  A beautiful place to stay on Fripp. This was the second time we have stayed here and love it. The condo is very clean, feels like home, and the location can't be beat. We hope to return soon!

                                                                  Wonderful wonderful

                                                                  DianneZanesville, Ohio

                                                                  We have rented this beautiful condo for a number of years......it is honestly the best accommodations on Fripp Island. The memories from our annual summer trip at Fripp carry us through until the next year. The condo is gorgeous with every item you could think of needing at your fingertips. The sounds and sights of the ocean are just outside the door. The owners have thought of everything and if you need to contact them for any reason, they are totally accessible. The use of the golf cart is great because that is all the method of transportation one needs when on the island.......other than short walks to the pool and the putting green at Ocean Point. Wonderful condo, wonderful owners, wonderful memories.

                                                                  Peaceful

                                                                  Maribeth L.

                                                                  We were more than pleased with our stay. It truly was a very peaceful and relaxing experience. The condo was immaculate, every amenity available. The view was perfect sitting on our patio, warm ocean breezes awaited us every day. We would definitely return.

                                                                  Relaxing Stay at Fripp Island

                                                                  Jason V.

                                                                  I highly recommend visiting Fripp Island and this condo! The owners are very thoughtful, down to the decor, and easily accessible. This was extremely important because it immediately set our minds at ease and let us concentrate on our vacation. Condo was in excellent condition, beautiful views, and the golf cart (beach baby) was absolutely our life line to the many activities offered on the Island. Perfect for couples that have college age kids (or older) and seek a quiet, ultra relaxing getaway!

                                                                  Here is the email I sent to the owners, I wanted to share this:

                                                                  "We’ve had a great week. Found four sand dollars the very first morning and only found one other sand dollar throughout the remaining week. Found a ton of other shells, but couldn’t take most of them as I didn’t want to disrupt the crab that called that shell home! Played both golf courses, rocked the beach and the adult swimming pool, feed the deer, toured the island….what a week!

                                                                  The view from your place is amazing. I can’t decide if I enjoy the mornings best….walking the low tide in search for stingrays, shells, or just the abundant life source that is Fripp Island….or the evenings, just looking up at this clear, starry night sky while the strong coastal breeze just soothes every ounce of your soul. It is truly amazing and difficult to explain if you’ve never been here, you have and you understand. It was always nice to have some drinks in the evening and when we were ready to retire it was soothing to have the Bose’s playing low while the dimmed lights made for a very, very inviting gesture to relax and close your eyes."

                                                                  Will not go wrong visiting Fripp Island and staying at this very hospitable location!

                                                                  Peaceful!!

                                                                  Absolutely perfect condo!! Great location, with breathtaking ocean views! Sitting on the patio taking in the views with warm ocean breezes, was our favorite part of the day. Very well maintained, every amenity available. The golf cart was awesome to have to travel the island. Will definitely return!!

                                                                  Wonderful villa by the ocean

                                                                  Joyce E.

                                                                  We absolutely were pleased by everything this villa had to offer. It was clean, welll maintained and stocked with everything you need for a great vacation.. We particularly enjoyed our trips on the golf cart where we saw numerous deer. The beach is beautiful and the weather was perfect. This was our first trip to Fripp Island and we will return to this villa.

                                                                  Location

                                                                  Fripp Island, SC, USA

                                                                  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!

                                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  Tax Rate
                                                                  11%

                                                                  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.

                                                                  $214avg/night
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