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Premium Beachfront Condo in Historic Home! Christmas is available!!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Ground Floor Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4), Large Screened Porches

Welcome to 'Seaglass Serenity'... Incredible location.... Beachfront at the mouth of Charleston Harbor, this charming ground floor condominium has views of both the Atlantic Ocean and Charleston Harbor.

The wide sandy beach is ideal for sunbathing, swimming, fishing, or launching small sailboats. The National Park Service and the Town of Sullivan's Island maintain over a mile of undeveloped, protected beach and maritime forest adjacent to the property where you can have undisturbed strolls on the beach. The condo is immediately next door to Fort Moultrie, a National Historic Site with museum and tours, that played significant roles in both the Revolutionary War and Civil War. Fort Sumter, site of the first conflict of the Civil War, can be seen across the harbor. The main channel into Charleston lies nearby, allowing clear views of every ship passing into or out of the harbor. Dolphins play just off shore.

This condo is one of four individually owned units that were originally built as Army Nurse's quarters circa 1910, and are the only vacation rental beachfront condominiums on Sullivan's Island. This unique historic property preserves the charm of the hundred year old structure, but this unit has been renovated and professionally decorated to appeal to today's traveler. The condominium features large front and back screened porches with ceiling fans, rocking chairs, swing, and dining area. The remodeled back porch features a Charleston Bed Swing. Inside, the original hardwood floors give the condominium the feel of an old Southern beach cottage, while providing all modern amenities including flat panel HDTVs (2), stereo with iPod dock, and Wi-Fi. The ground floor location allows easy access with parking only a few steps away. The condo has two bedrooms with the beach-side bedroom having a queen bed, while the rear bedroom has two singles.

Sullivan's Island provides a location that is quiet, uncrowded, with a very relaxed lifestyle. There is not a single traffic light on the island. The island is primarily residential; yet it has several excellent restaurants, post office, library, art gallery, and small grocery store within a mile of the condo. The three mile long island is perfect for exploring by bicycle or golf cart. Public tennis courts and playground are just down the street. One of the beauties of this quiet oceanfront paradise is that it is only a 15 minute drive from historic downtown Charleston and even closer to the shopping and dining areas of Mount Pleasant.

*This is a Saturday-Saturday, weekly only, rental from 5/16/15 to 8/29/15; 3 night minimum in off season. *

Licensed vacation rental by Town of Sullivan's Island

Keywords: Condominium,oceanfront, fort moultrie, historic, spoleto, carolina,sullivan's, island, beach,relaxing,harbor, low country

More Details

Owner
Laura Wall
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Laura Wall

We are a family of four from Atlanta who have been vacationing in the Charleston area and South Carolina Low Country for many years. We have come to enjoy the Charleston area best of all. We find the combination of Southern Charm, history, shopping, and excellent food compelling. Now that we have an anchor at Sullivan's Island, we are happy to share the beautiful, quiet beach; access to wonderful local restaurants -- especially seafood; friendly locals; historic Ft. Moultrie, Ft. Sumter (viewed from our condo), the beautiful ships coming into Charleston Harbor; and historic, authentic, Charleston!

Laura Wall purchased this condo in 2008

Why Laura Wall chose Charleston Area

We wanted a beachfront location that was free of crowds, quiet and relaxing, yet close to excellent dining and entertainment. We enjoy the history of Charleston from the old rice plantations to the fine pre-revolutionary city homes. Charleston has a grace and charm that few American cities possess. From the performances of the Spoleto Festival, the excellent antique shopping, the tours of historic sites, to the Shrimp boats and fishing charters on Shem Creek, Charleston captivates. Sullivan's Island provides easy access to all this, but seems a world away from the bustle.

What makes this condo unique

This is an extremely relaxing location, beachfront at the Charleston harbor entrance where dolphins play, and you get close up views of all the ships entering the harbor. The island is perfect for bicycle riding, has several excellent restaurants within a mile, and is loaded with history. Outdoor activities abound, from deep sea fishing, to wildlife tours of the salt march, to excellent golf on nearby Isle of Palms.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is our first time in the quaint Sullivan's Island. Your cottage fits in perfectly.

It takes us back in time, growing up, going to the coast of North Carolina. Being here - watching the cargo, cruise, and fishing boats - dolphins, seagulls - makes us long for that time again.

You have truly created such an inviting and well cared for place. The porch swings are such a bonus - the new sheets and comforter - the very adequate kitchen - made us want for nothing.

We wondered as we sat on the swings what so many topics have been discussed over the last 100 years here.

We want to come back when you are available and bring our 92 year old father - this would be perfect.
Oct 2014
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Amenities

Sullivan's Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , Marble top vanity sink, with storage
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Front Bedroom - 1 queen
    Rear Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) (Two)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Front and Back Screened Porches with rocking chairs and porch swing, Dining Area on Porch, Two Flat Panel HDTVs, Free Wi-Fi, included exit cleaning service, board games, books, DVDs, Tide Clock, beach chairs, recently redecorated and renovated interior by professional interior designer, totally renovated bathroom with luxury shower, comfortable interior lounge seating, Adirondack chairs close to beach, Large open lawn. Beach front sunset views. Nearby lively restaurants and bars, specialty grocer/deli.

Reviews

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Premium Beachfront Condo in Historic Home! Christmas is available!!
average rating of 4.948276 based on 62 reviews
5

Perfect location, super family friendly, recommend it in a heartbeat!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderfully decorated and fully equipped unit, super comfortable, up to date, well thought out layout. Absolutely perfect

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We could not ask for a better review! Thank you! Please cross the pond, and come back again! Laura
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5

Second Time in this Wonderful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here June 25-July 1 and loved every minute! I especially love watching the ships go by and the pelicans gently gliding over our heads and divebombing for their supper. The sunsets are beyond gorgeous! Thank you Bill and Laura for making your wonderful retreat available!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you had a great vacation at Seaglass Serenity! Thank you for your lovely review! Laura
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5

Wonderful as advertised

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four had a lovely time at Seaglass Serenity. The kitchen had all of the stuff you would need. There were extra things for beach activities and for comfort. The separate single beds were great for the boys. The screened porch was a great place to hang out.

You are very close to the beach which is about 3 miles of nice flat hard packed beach. There is a public access next to the condo, but that was only occasionally annoying. Sharing the "Jack and Jill" bathroom between the four of us was a bit time consuming, but hey relax we're at the beach. The hosts were very helpful and so accommodating with all of the stuff available in this place. We very much enjoyed our stay. A great location.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that ya'll had a good vacation! Your review gave a lot of details that will be helpful for potential visitors. Thank you! Laura
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5

Beautifully blissful time

  • 5 of 5

I just wanted to thank Laura for an incredible vacation. Everything exceeded my expectations. I stayed here May 13-17, 2017, with my mother-in-law and her two longtime friends. The four of us had a beautifully blissful time. The condo was perfectly situated for easy access to the beach and beautiful views from the screened porch and provided perfect walking opportunities around Fort Moultrie right next door. The lawn was a great place for yoga in the morning shade of the Live Oak trees. The home is delightfully appointed and perfect for our group of ladies who have fine tastes and high standards. The screened porch was the perfect place for our daily Mimosa brunches and wine/cheese lunches. I would absolutely rent this condo again and again and again. I used to live on Sullivan's Island years ago and this vacation/condo was like coming home. Sincerely, Denise Vickers & friends

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Second time here such a beautiful home! Absolutely the most relaxing vacation!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Great location and the condo was very clean and comfortable. We hope to visit again in the future. Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased to get your positive response of your recent trip! We are always striving to give you the best lodgings available. And, we look forward to repeat visits! Laura
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Map

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Charleston International Airport (CHS)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Obstinate Daughter, Poe's, Dunleavy's, more
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Charleston Water Taxi at Patriot's Point
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Wild Dunes Resort
Nearest Train
19 Miles
North Charleston Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
SC 703
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Obstinate Daughter, High Thyme, Poe's, more
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Right Here
Car: recommended

Next door access to launch small boats, tours and museum of historic fort, public tennis courts and park, art gallery, golf cart rentals for non-main street transportation, convenient for Spoleto Festival.

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Rates & Availability

Sullivan's Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 20 2017 - Sep 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,575
 
 
Fall
Sep 16 2017 - Nov 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$365
$2,170
 
 
Winter
Nov 4 2017 - Feb 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
$280
$1,675
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$365
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.0%

- This is a Saturday to Saturday rental during Summer Season.
- Rates include linen and exit cleaning fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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