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Best Ocean View~Mineral pools~Check our reviews,~beach chairs&Sep30 week Special

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to Shipwatch. You came here for the beach and with the great above the trees 3rd floor location of this unit, you have the best views of one of the best beachs in South Carolina. Shipwatch has the best beach available on the Isle of Palms and when you are ready to go to the beach you are only an elevator ride and a few steps away from the walkway to take you there. Do not forget to get the beach chairs out of the lock-up so you can relax when you get there. You are well located to enjoy one of the best views of the oceanfront in Wild Dunes. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, and happy hour on the covered and furnished deck facing the beach. Great beach and ocean views are available from the Living Room, Dining Area, Master Bedroom, Kitchen, and Deck/Covered balcony.

All seasons are great times to enjoy the beach,the walking paths and Charleston. Temperatures are moderate to warm with the average highs by months Mar -Aug respectively of 65, 72, 80, 85, 89, and 87. With the nice weather swiming, walking the beach, shelling, golf, sightseeing and carriage rides in downtown Charleston are some of the favorite activities. Bring your family or come with some friends and create some great memories at our place on the beach.

The Condo was recently remodeled and has new Kitchen and Bath Cabinets as well as two completely redone baths. The new granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, tiled kitchen and dining area look great. The Master Bedroom features a very comfortable King sized bed, Black out drapes, dual side tables with reading lamps and a large 9 drawer dresser with a hutch top that encloses a flat screen TV.. The recently redone Master Bath has a large glass enclosed shower and huge double vanity that is mirrored and well lit. The living area and the bedrooms just had new bellawood select oak hardwood floors installed. It just does not get much better than this.

The Shipwatch Condo has the nicest grounds in Wild Dunes and the nicest pools on the resort as well as a Beach Gazebo for the adults, and a children's playground central to everything. Wild Dunes is a private gated resort community so the beach is not overly crowded. When you are ready to eat, there are several nice restaurants on the resort but you are very close to both Mount Pleasant and Charleston, so great dining, shopping and sightseeing opportunities abound close by.

Recently added are:

* a new large 37' LED HDTV and DVD. Great for the free Current and Classic DVD's we now offer.

* a new free high speed wireless internet service.

The Wild Dunes Resort features two beautiful Golf Courses, nice walking or bike riding paths, the spa, shops and restaurants. So come for the Beach, Sightseeing, Shopping, Dining, Golf, or the Spa. Most importantly Come Relax and Enjoy.

The beach is just an elevator ride and boardwalk away. Downtown Charleston is just a twenty minute drive away. Come and enjoy!

Keywords: Condo,Villa, 2 bedroom,

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Doug Godfrey
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

About Doug Godfrey

Pictured are 3 of our 4 Grand children who love the SC Beaches. Eli our forth grandchild is just a baby so it will be next year before he learns to enjoy the beach like the rest of us. Jeanette and her sister Billie were born in SC. I was born in NY and moved to SC in my teens. When Jeanette and I got married we moved to several different cities some she liked, like Williamsburg Va. and some she just made the most of like Detroit. Jeanettes' sister Billie moved to Mt. Pleasant SC after getting married and thus the start of our connection with Charleston and Wild Dunes. Our families vacationed and visited many times together over the years and we learned to love the lowcountry thru this process.

Doug Godfrey purchased this condo in 2003

Why Doug Godfrey chose Charleston Area

Jeanette and I love the beaches and warm ocean waters off the Charleston coast. We love to walk the beach, go sightseening in Charleston and enjoy the good restaurants in the area. The beauty of Charleston, the low country and Wild Dunes as well as all the golf and Tennis opportunities were like magnets to us and our family. We started looking at properties in Wild Dunes in 1996 but really did not get the opportunity to buy untill 2003. We love our Villa and have spent the last 6 years re-doing the entire unit. It's how we want it now, nothing left to do but enjoy and enjoy we will.


Nearest Point of Interest
Shipwatch Great Tropical Views
Nearest Point of Interest
Golf Course Club House
Nearest Point of Interest
Driving Range and Practice putting greens
Nearest Point of Interest
Tennis Courts
Nearest Point of Interest
2nd golf course, delli and Tennis center
Nearest Point of Interest
Red and White Goocery Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Property Mgmt Co
Nearest Point of Interest
Simmons Fresh Seafood Store
Nearest Point of Interest
The Pig, Target, and some shops
Nearest Point of Interest
Morgans Creek Restaurant Top Floor, Great View
Nearest Point of Interest
General Store & Marina Shop

20 miles from Charleston

Other Activities: Boating, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Miniature golf, Kayaking, Parasailing, Health/Beauty Spa


Isle of Palms Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Very Comfortable, Double Beds (1) Good quality in 2nd bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (1) Good quality in second bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Makes into a queen sized bed. Linens usually located in MBR closet.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Gated Community
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

Wonderful condo

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this condo for 4 nights in May (myself, my husband, and 2 children). The condo was clean and extremely comfortable. It was in a perfect location with beautiful beach views, and the beach and pool were just a few steps away. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed to make meals at home. We had a wonderful time enjoying the beach, pool, and nearby Charleston. We would definitely return!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Ajanta, We are glad to hear you and your family enjoyed our condo, the great beach and downtown Charleston on your visit. Please do keep us in mind for your next trip to the area. Regards, Doug and Jeanette
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Excellent location, furnishings, and condition.

  • 5 of 5

Property furnished and maintained like it was your own. Helpful, friendly owner. Definitely a place to return to on IoP.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Knoxville, TN

Beautiful view, very nicely decorated condo.nice access to beach closet

  • 5 of 5

Great week at Shipwatch. Little disappointed that pool closed at sunset but that may be due to the time of year. Very close to beach and elevator to unload & load.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Cheri, Glad you and your family enjoyed our place at the beach. The closet out front has been very popular not just because of the beach chairs we provide but also everyone seems to like having a place to put up their beach stuff and locking it up without dragging it into the condo. please come back and stay with us again. Regards, Doug and Jeanette
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Four travel friends

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a fantastic time at the beach and vicinity on Wild Dunes and in Charleston. The condo was a wonderful place to stay and play. Beach access was very convenient and the views from the condo were wonderful. We certainly enjoyed every minute, even with the downpours on the second day. We spent time playing games that were provided in the condo and sitting on the deck listening to the ocean sounds. We would definitely return. The condo was spacious, clean and very comfortable.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Donna for the very nice review. Jeanette and I are very pleased that you and your 3 friends enjoyed your get together at our place on the beach. We, like you love the condo and the great location, so close to the fun and historic city of Charleston. Please do keep us in mind for a return trip we would love to have you back. Regards, Doug and Jeanette
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Toano, VA

Ideal place for us

  • 5 of 5

We are a retired couple and have been to IOP a lot. This condo is by far the best we have stayed in. The view cannot be better and access to the beach is right there.

We stayed for a month and enjoyed every minute.

When you open the door to the condo, the ocean is right there to welcome you.

Looking forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Tom, We are pleased that you and Linda liked our place. Jeanette and I look forward to welcoming you both back again next year. Take care and best regards, Doug and Jeanette
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Great Place for the family

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful condo right on the beach. Shipwatch is a nice complex, quiet with great views. Really enjoyed the setting in Wild Dunes. My family of 5 had a great experience: 2 girls in the 2nd room with my son on the sofa-sleeper. Upon arrival, easy checkin, well stocked with the basics, clean, and nice decor. Everything you want for a nice and relaxing vacation. Beach is gentle and roomy: perfect for kids of all ages. This is a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Sean, We are glad you and your family enjoyed your stay in our place. We also think the views are the best on the beach. We hope you and your family will come back to stay with us again. Regards, Doug and Jeanette
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.5%

Some time frames may have discounts so please feel free to inquire. Rates may change until your reservation is made.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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