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First Floor Living by the Beach

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12, First Floor

Take it easy at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Just across a quiet cul de sac from the beach with a broad wooden walkway to the sandy, white beach in a private, residential community which leaves the beach decidedly free of other tourists. Relax and spread out.

All of this just minutes from the restaurants, golf courses, amusement parks, and attractions which make Myrtle Beach famous.

Your 4 bedroom beach home is all on the first floor with only one step from the outside into your vacation paradise. Perfect for the mobility limited.

We actually have the best of both worlds. We are second row, but next door to the Myrtle Beach State Park with the largest piece of undeveloped beach land on the Grand Strand. So you get the second row prices with the beachfront view. The boardwalk to the beach is only @ 50 feet from your beach house across a quiet cul de sac.

Exterior Features:: Private Professionally Maintained Swimming Pool & Wading Pool, Oceanview Sundeck 2nd Level, Private Walkway to Beach, Exterior Shower, Professionally Landscaped Grounds, Gas Grill....

How can we make your vacation the best ever!: You may bring your own linens, or we can provide you with linen service. Cleaning Service is included in our rental rates. No pets allowed. The sand fleas love them too much. There is no worry about who to call if there's a problem, since the owners live in the neighborhood. Email for any special requests. Email soon, we book quickly.

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Kyle

We've been married over 50 years and still enjoy our lives together. Kyle is our daughter who manages our beach house. We welcome you to our beach house by the ocean.

Kyle purchased this cottage in 1972

Why Kyle chose Myrtle Beach

Long Bay Estates is a wonderful community. We have lived here since the 1970's. We love the privacy of the beach.

What makes this cottage unique

Close to Myrtle Beach attractions, yet our beach is wide and uncrowded. Relax in our corner of paradise.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just a note to let you know what a great time we had at your beach house over Memorial Day week. It was the first time in 12 years that we have been able to get together for a vacation. The house was perfect and we felt so comfortable there. Everything we needed was there and was so convenient. All of you made us feel so welcome and comfortable. It was wonderful. The memories of our time there will last for many years. Thank you all so much for your kindness and hospitality !
May 2012
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Long Bay Estates Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Poolside
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , attached bathroom, plush mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , attached bathroom, plush mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , attached bathroom, plush mattresses
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double , attached bathroom, plush mattresses
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Enter a tropical paradise with the whole house recently remodeled. A lush grove of palm trees and tropical plants greets you as you arrive and surrounds the pool. Get away from it all in your private oasis. Monthly rentals are available November through February.


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(20 traveler reviews)

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First Floor Living by the Beach
average rating of 3.95 based on 21 reviews

Good place to stay

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our time there. Great location, but no ocean views. We had bottom unit though. Short walk across street so it wasn't a big inconvenience. The pool was a nice amenity, the kids loved it. Sharing with upstairs neighbors was not a problem, we had it to ourselves most of the time. Plenty of space for our party of 10. Could use some cosmetic updates but everything was in good working order & very clean. The bathroom with the shower/tub combo had very little water pressure but we just used another shower. Outdoor bathroom was a great convenience. Nice neighborhood, & really enjoyed the semi-private feel of the beach. I would consider staying here again sometime.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was a perfect setup for our family!

  • 4 of 5

We loved that each bedroom had its own bathroom! and the pool space was great! especially the small zero-depth area for our 3 kids who were under 4! my only recommendations would be a newer/bigger fridge that would accommadate food for the amount of people staying at the house. but other than that, it was a great family friendly house super close to the beach! owners are near by and super friendly!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious, perfect for 8-10 people. Older home but size and location great.

  • 4 of 5

Across Street from ocean, great location. Lots of parking and owners were cool with us hosting a party. First floor easy access, lots of space inside and outside to hang out.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

A lot of space..owner very helpful and responsive. We had a wonderful time. Kids love the pool..

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Some good things but some bad

  • 3 of 5

The property is located in a good area. The house is in a nice neighborhood just across from the beach. The beach is marginal, but I am partial to the beaches on the west coast of Florida. There is some damage to the beach from Hurricane Matthew which is currently being repaired. The house is set up well. Large living space in the middle with four bedrooms at each corner of the house. The drawback with this house is a second level to the house that will be occupied by other renters. So there could be other people sharing the pool. Not thrilled about that, pending who is renting the second level. You have your own front porch with a swing. It was fine. The main issue with this rental unit is the overall condition. All beds had no box spring. There was a piece of pile wood directly under the mattress that sat on top of a wooden box frame. The beds were ok but not the best. The shower was able to produce warm, not hot water. It was acceptable but not optimal. The outside and inside area of this unit was warn. The front porch needs a need coat of paint, the pool area is small, and the pool is not heated. Not good from September through May. I would not rent again. However, in full disclosure, other family members thought the unit was just fine. I admit, I have very high standards.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. We did sustain damage during Hurricane Matthew. All the decks are scheduled for maintenance and complete repainting this winter 2017. The state is replenishing the beaches this winter. The owners live across the street and there are two phone numbers in the welcome book to call about any concerns. I wish you had called about the hot water. We could have fixed it that day. The previous guests said everything was fine. We'd like to claim "truth in advertising" for some of the other comments. The unit exactly matches the pictures on the website. We clearly state that there are two units (upstairs and downstairs) and we never state that the pool is heated. The hot tub is heated year round. We'd have to raise our winter rates significantly to buy a pool heater and electricity to keep it heated all winter.
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Close walk to the beach, relaxing, clean.

  • 5 of 5

I would not hesitate to stay here again, and I would recommend this home to anyone with a large group. The location was amazing & we loved the beach. It was almost like having a private beach; we never had to fight for a spot. We could go there @ any time of the day & we had the pick of where we’d like to sit.

This house accommodates very large groups with ease, we never felt crowded & coming & going to & from the beach with small children was very easy. We had 6 children under the age of 7 so you can imagine all that we had to carry with us to & from the beach & how many trips we had to make. We appreciated the convenience of being able to store our beach items right off of the beach @ the owners’ home. With the ease of leaving our beach items @ the owners home & how close our house was to the beach it was no issue at all. It’s even a very easy walk for those who have difficulty walking.

The pool was amazing & I loved the section for small children. That was very beneficial to our group as we had 2 babies staying with us; even the adults took time out of the sun & sat in that section.

At times we had up to 23 people in the pool area & there was plenty of room for everyone, we did not feel overcrowded & there were plenty of areas to sit & eat.

The shower outside of the house made it very easy to clean the sand off of us, which is important b/c I hate dealing with sand all over in a home.

The owners are very quick to respond to any emails and/or requests. During our stay the dryer on the 1st floor broke & we had a new dryer within hours.

We’ve stayed in myrtle many times & in several different places from high rise condo’s to homes & we really appreciated the hospitality & the spaciousness of the home. We also appreciated the beachy feel, very nice & very relaxing.

The house is a beach house, it’s not super updated, but it is very clean which to me is more important that anything. It reminds me of the times I traveled to Myrtle when I was younger to visit my grandparents. It’s not super fancy; however the owners are very clear about that so there were no surprises when we got there. The location is UNBEATABLE for the price.

If we ever have a large group like that going on vacation together again I would certainly return & I would highly recommend your home to anyone I know traveling with a large group.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Myrtle Beach International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Myrtle Beach
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Myrtle Beach
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Business Highway 17
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Myrtle Beach
Nearest Beach
0.02 Miles
Atlantic Ocean
Car: recommended

Just a stone's throw to the Myrtle Beach State Park with the longest undeveloped beach front property on the Grand Strand. Go fishing on the pier or catch a free nature program about local wildlife.

Golf: The most golf courses per capita in the United States ! Golf at a different championship course every day !


Rates & Availability

Long Bay Estates Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
August Begins
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
August Special
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Perfect Weather
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 22 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Nothin' Could be Finer
Sep 23 2017 - Oct 13 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Winter is great at the beach
Oct 14 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
March Into Spring
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring Specials
Mar 24 2018 - May 11 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
May is Beautiful
May 12 2018 - May 25 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 26 2018 - Jun 1 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Start of Summer
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 8 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fun in June
Jun 9 2018 - Jun 15 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Jun 16 2018 - Aug 3 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
August Special
Aug 4 2018 - Aug 17 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Back to School
Aug 18 2018 - Sep 21 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

** Winter monthly rentals available. Stay with us for a discount of up to 88%
** Adjoining beach house can be rented together for an exciting family reunion or church event that sleeps 26 people in real beds.
** During Peak Season, rental of both units is required. So invite your family and friends to join you !
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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