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Oceanfront Home on Folly Beach, SC

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Folly Beach House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 private outdoor showers, sleeps 8

Folly is a casual resort beach with a world-class fishing pier and miles of beautiful oceanfront perfect for sunning, shelling and splashing in the water. Downtown's Center Street is quaint, pedestrian-friendly and features a variety of shopping and dining options.

Our comfortably-furnished home offers an open floor plan, beautiful antiques, hardwood floors, tiled kitchen and bathrooms and a glorious ocean view. The kitchen is fully-equipped and filled with light from both windows and a skylight. The dining table seats 8 with 4 nearby barstools and additional seating at a picnic table on the beachfront screened porch. Just beyond a large swing and daybed, the screened porch opens onto a walkover and deck with private beach access.

Flooded with sunlight from a bank of oceanfront windows and skylights, the large living room with queen sleeper sofa, vaulted ceiling and wifi/cable-equipped entertainment center is perfect for family gatherings.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Eleanor
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Oceanfront Home on Folly Beach, SC
average rating of 4.92 based on 25 reviews
4

Excellent choice.

  • 4 of 5

Great location. Kitchen needs a pantry, and the mattress in the bedrooms need updating, but a lovely place overall. The property was clean and well-maintained overall, and all of the attractions are nearby while being out of the crowds. I recommend this house as a very good choice for a relaxing family vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There is a floor to ceiling pantry with bifold door connected to the island in the kitchen. It has five 12 inch deep shelves. The mattresses were replaced three years ago.
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5

Great stay - definitely recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 (kids aged 6 and 2) had a fantastic stay! Eleanor was great to work with during the booking process and the house turned out to be exactly what we were looking for. The location is about a mile down from the main center of town, situated next to a public beach access lot. We were a bit concerned about the lot when we were looking at properties, but it turned out to be no big deal. While there was a steady stream of people in and out, trees and plants provided a fair amount of privacy - we never felt uncomfortable. The house itself is very cute - clean with a lot of character and charm. The only minor complaint about the layout would be that the master doesn't have a beach view, but it would have been too uncomfortably humid to sleep with the windows open anyway so we couldn't mark off for that.

We were a bit surprised to find that the fridge and pantry were completely empty. Nice because they were very clean, but other properties we've stayed in usually had some basics - condiments, salt/pepper, etc. No big deal, but good to know going in. That said, laundry supplies, dish soap, and hand and bar soaps were provided so it was nice to not have to worry about those. Outside there was a great beach umbrella, a number of beach chairs, an assortment of boogie boards and two big bins of sand toys for the kids. The deck was great - looked like it had been recently updated. So nice if you wanted to sit out in the sun, but not get into the sand. The outdoor hoses and showers were SO convenient. The hose on the deck was perfect for just spraying off your feet if you'd been walking on the beach, but the outdoor showers were fantastic for coming in after a day in the water - they really helped us keep the mess down in the house. The kids loved showering outside - they didn't want to use the one inside!

While we were there a water main broke in town and we were without water. Of course it was out of the owners' control, but they were kind enough to call their contact at the city to get us more information. It was only a minor inconvenience (thankfully most of it happened when we were out on the beach), but we felt well taken care of. We were also lucky enough to meet the owners on our stay - good people; genuinely concerned that we have a nice stay, and that we make it home safely.

We would definitely recommend this property - it was a big part of why we had a great family vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The house is charming and very clean. We had 6 adults in our group and we were very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The ocean views from the house are wonderful and the beach is just steps away. The single shower would have been problematic if not for the the 2 outdoor showers. The starter supplies and kitchen towels were greatly appreciated. We had a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Vacation Rental!

  • 5 of 5

We met the owner, Eleanor, upon arrival. She was very welcoming and made sure we had everything we needed. She chatted with us about the area and gave suggestions on where to eat. House was in a perfect location for shell collecting, walking (about 1 mile from town), quiet for sleeping. House was so great that I want to move in permanently! Everything we needed was provided: towels, deck chairs (beautiful deck too), umbrella. House was in great shape. Saw dolphins swimming almost everyday from our patio. It was a perfect vacation spot. Thank you Eleanor.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Beach house

  • 5 of 5

Awesome beach views! Great screened in porch, nice hardwood floors, fully equipped kitchen. Very nice and cozy beach house. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely FLAWLESS!!!

  • 5 of 5

As an avid traveler to numerous bed and breakfast/vacation homes, this home by far exceeded my expectations! Pictures really can not describe the quaint cozy feel of this property. As soon as we walked through the door, I knew this was going to be our "spot" for years to come. It is put together and decorated to the finest detail and every part of the house was so clean! There was absolutely nothing we needed that wasn't already there - from cooking utensils to beach toys for the kids. And the view of the ocean looks like something out of a magazine! Kudos to the Ulmers for providing such a wonderful experience for my family and many others! We will definitely be coming back!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Charleston International Airport
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
I26
Nearest Beach
Folly Beach
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Kayak, bike and scooter rentals are available on the island. Historic Charleston (ranked 'Top City in the US' by Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards 2012) and its world-class dining, nightlife, shopping, architecture, plantations and gardens are just a short drive.

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Rates & Availability

Folly Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2017
Oct 31 2016 - Feb 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
$1,700
 
 
Spring
Feb 26 2017 - May 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
Summer
May 28 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 
 
Fall
Sep 3 2017 - Nov 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
Winter 2017
Nov 5 2017 - Feb 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$350
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

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Amenities

Folly Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Spacius full bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Convenient half bath - toilet
    Private outdoor showers - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , ocean view
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , 1 twin + bunks
    Queen sleeper sofa - 1 queen , in living room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , includes half bath
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
no pets or house parties allowed.

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