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Oceanfront Retreat at The Sand Dollar next to Garden City Pier

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Garden City Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

During the summer season rates include a linen package ... sheets for all beds, 12 bath towels, 8 face cloths, 2 bath mats, 1 kitchen towel, 1 dish cloth and 6 beach towels. Beach towels are May thru October. Off season, linens are $60.00.

If you love the beach this is the vacation rental for you. 'Oceanfront Retreat' has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. The master bedroom has a private full bath. We have updated the property with tiled floors in living area, baths and kitchen. New beds. New furniture in living room with queen size sleep sofa. Color televisions w/ cable and DVD players in both bedrooms and living room. WIFI internet access. Updated, fully equipped kitchen with new stove, refrigerator w/ ice maker, built in microwave and counter tops. The kitchen has a wonderful breakfast bar for added work/eating room. New windows and sliding glass door.

The unit has 1 assigned covered parking space. The property offers a large deck and an outdoor shower. Use of the pool next door at Kingfisher is included. Walk to Garden City Pier if you want to fish, play arcade games or get something to eat. Easy walk to shopping, games and restaurants. A short drive to Murrells Inlet and Myrtle Beach.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Suzanne Ward
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 3, 2016
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About Suzanne Ward

We love everything about the beach. For us there is no better place. The sun, the sand, the people, the wildlife. Everyone is happy at the beach. We enjoy our condo as much as we can and are constantly working to make it a nice vacation rental. Since we bought it we have replaced/repaired just about everything. Windows, appliances, countertops, tile in the living areas, HVAC, furniture are just a few. There is still some to do, but in the meantime, it really is a nice place to vacation.

Being oceanfront is priceless to us. We love the balcony. The sunrises are wonderful. I like to get up and watch the sun rise then head back to bed for a little more sleep. Watching the kids play on the beach, couples walking hand in hand, wildlife swimming and flying by are just a few thing to enjoy. My Mom and I enjoy watching the surfers in the afternoon.

No matter what you like to do at the beach, it's all close by from where we are.

Suzanne Ward purchased this condo in 2008

Why Suzanne Ward chose Grand Strand - Myrtle Beach Area

We had to be 'oceanfront'. Second row just would not do. We love to be able to walk to the pier or Sams Corner for a hotdog and the arcade and amusement places. Having a beach shop across the street is pretty nice too. The condo is easy to get to. The beach is not packed like down the road where all the highrises are. We just love the location.

What makes this condo unique

The sunrises are to die for most mornings. I love being able to see the beach from just about anywhere in the condo. We fall asleep at night and wake up in the morning to the sound of the ocean.

We are located within a block of the Garden City Pier that offers fishing, food, cocktails, music and an arcade. The bank is moved to the end of the pier in the evening. We enjoy hanging out on the balcony and listening. They stop at 10.

We also have use of the pool at The Kingfisher which is locoed just next door. They ask that you please check in with their front desk and tell them who you are the first time you use the pool. Thank you.

The Sand Dollar is located in the heart of Garden CIty. You can walk to a several restaurants, arcades, rides and shopping. There is small grocery store that well stocked a short walk away.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Oceanfront Retreat at The Sand Dollar next to Garden City Pier
average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews
5

Loved this condo and proximity to the pier

  • 5 of 5

My husband booked this condo as a surprise for our sons 16th birthday in August and it was fantastic. Couldn't ask for a better spot close to the pier which is great for night time fun listening to the band, dancing and watching the fisherman. Beach access was right there and the views were gorgeous. Condo is decorated beautifully and has a very home like feel, clean and was stocked with anything you would need. The owners were wonderful to deal with according to my husband. We plan on coming back when my mom visits from So Calif in June. Thank you for the wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Daniel: Thank you so much for the great review. We love that you and your family had a great time and hope you come back again and again!
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Richburg, SC
4

Great location at the beach!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our week stay at this condo and the convenience of the beach (which is where we spend most of our time), was perfect. The condo is well represented in the photos and explanations of all that it offers - neat & clean, beds were comfortable. Though the kitchen is small, it is well equipped. The 5 of us were seemed a little tight when we were all there at one time, but being on the beach all day and exploring at night, we managed well and had no problems. Two adults, two teens and a 10 year old on the sleeper sofa. Loved the live music from the pier each night and having stores and restaurants within walking distance. Parking is a little tricky under the condo with our king cab truck, but even still there were no issues. Owner was quick to respond with any questions. We would definitely consider renting again!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for a small family!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have two small children (5 & 7) and we found this condo to fit our needs perfectly. The two bedrooms were spacious enough without feeling cramped and the condo was well equipped for all of our needs. It was also exceptionally clean upon arrival. The owner is responsive and addressed all of our needs and requests very quickly. An overhead light was out in the kitchen, and while this was not a big deal, I emailed Suzanne so she would be aware and she sent someone to fix it right away. The deck overlooking the ocean is also quite spacious with 3 comfy rockers and a high top table. We loved sitting out there in the evenings watching the surfers and late-afternoon beachers. The location is great. There are plenty of non-beach activities in walking distance (even for a 5 year old) and Murrell's Inlet is less than a 10 minute drive away. This was our first visit to Garden City. We love to try new places and explore new beach towns, and we look forward to a repeat of this one!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Sring Break!

  • 5 of 5

Great location! The weather was a little cool some days, but the children had a great time. Condo was clean. No complaints at all. There are a lot of little shops within walking distance. Definitely, would like to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We look forward to you coming back.
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Owings, Maryland
5

GREAT WEEK!

  • 5 of 5

I had an absolutely fabulous trip with my fiancé!!!!!! We had less than perfect weather, yet still had a great time! The view was amazing for sunrises (and pretty cool during the storms too!), the condo was nice and cozy, and the owners were amazing! It is close to the busy Myrtle Beach, but far enough away for TRUE relaxation and quiet time. I would definitely go back, and would recommend this property to ANYONE!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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CYNTHIANA, KENTUCKY
1

lesson learned vacation ruined

  • 1 of 5

I wish I could give a 5 star review but unfortunately my family and I had a less than enjoyable stay here. The Monday after our Saturday arrival this unit had a major electrical problem. I immediately called the owner and was told she would call me back. We were now in a unit that was not operational. We waited for a return call that never came. I did receive a call the following day from a 3rd party electrical contractor. My private cell was given without my knowledge or consent to this person, so that the burden of overseeing repairs fell in my lap, the vacation renter. I spent Tuesday of my vacation in the unit watching over our belongings and making sure the property wasn't damaged by this third party. The electrician could not repair the issue due to the extensive nature of the problem, and in his opinion there was an electrical shock danger. I immediately called the owner again, because I really did not know where else to turn, I again was told I'll call you back. At this point we left the unit only returning to sleep. Wednesday day 3 the electrician returns and I sit and wait. Finally after several hours repairs were complete. I called the owner to renegotiate only for the 3 days that the unit was not operational. I had no intention of asking for a full refund just a reduction for the 3 days, I was hung up on. My family and I decided it was in our best interest to leave by our own choice we left the unit as soon as we could get out. I fully understand that things happen beyond our control, but the total lack of professionalism on the part of this owner was beyond belief. If you choose this unit I wish you the best and hope you don't have any problems, if you do I can tell you from my personal experience with this property owner, good luck you will need it. I will be back to Garden City it's great, but it won't be at this place. Oh just in case anybody is wondering, I'm still waiting for a return phone call.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: During this rental period the main electric panel that supplies the ENTIRE building had issues caused by a surge of power due to a storm. This not only effected our property but several other units in the building.The TV in our living room fried and the washing machine would not work. Upon receiving the call from the renters, I contacted our HOA property manager. He sent the associations electrician to the property to determine what the problem was. The panel was repaired along with any issues in ALL units in the building. The renters were in no danger nor was there a danger of fire, etc. If there had been a danger, we would have relocated them to a hotel or offered them a refund for having to leave. If there was danger the entire building would have had to been evacuated. Our personal property manager was out of town until mid week. I ordered a new tv on line. Upon returning she picked it up, delivered it and installed it on Wednesday of that week. In the meantime, there are 2 other tv's that could have been moved to the living room. As far as communicating with the renters, I DID call them back, several times, only to be yelled at, cursed at and threatened if I did not refund their entire rental amount. I offered to reimburse them for the effected days but that was not good enough. They wanted a full refund. After they left they called code enforcement and filed a complaint. Code enforcement did an inspection of our property and found NO ISSUES within it. My husband and I have owned this property for 10 years now. We work very hard to provide a safe, clean, well stocked vacation property. We have replaced all major systems within our property in an attempt to avoid issues that might interrupt anyone's vacation. We are reasonable people. No amount of money is more important than life and we would never expect anyone to remain in an unsafe situation. We do, however, expect people to be reasonable and treat us with some regard. Yelling, demanding and cursing is not reasonable behavior. No one should be subjected to that kind of treatment. Again, this was an issue that effected the entire building. The issue was not in our control to avoid. They reported us to local code enforcement and have written an awful review. We can only ask that you read all of the other reviews of our property and try to take into account the character of these renters. The main electric panel for the building was replaced in November. Thank you.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Myrtle Beach
Car: recommended

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Garden City Condo Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
$150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $65
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.0%

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Amenities

Garden City Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Each bedroom has a queen size bed., Sleep Sofa in the living room sofa makes out to a queen bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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