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Dorothy Stroman

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french

Shem Creek View 10 Mins from Beach & Charleston's Historic District

18 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Mount Pleasant House Rental Photos and Description

3 BR, 1.5 BA, sleeps 6

Our house is ideally located for quick access to Charleston and to the beaches of Sullivan's Island and the Isle of Palms (only a 10 minute drive). Mt. Pleasant has a charming historic area with harbor views for biking and walking, and numerous restaurants are within walking distance of our house, including the many waterfront seafood restaurants on Shem Creek. There's a weekly farmer's market 1 block away.

Two canoe/kayak outfitters and several deep-sea fishing boats are a five-minute walk from the house. You can rent our two kayaks for a small extra fee, and stand-up paddleboard lessons are given in the creek.

Fenced backyard. You can bring your boat and launch from the landing you can see from our sunroom.

We are only one block away from the starting line for the Charleston Bridge Run.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Dorothy Stroman (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french

About Dorothy Stroman

We grew up here and inherited the house. Dorothy teaches at a college in Gainesville, Fl. Ed and Martha live 40 miles north of Mt. Pleasant in McClellanville, where Ed works with the Francis Marion National Forest. Martha works in Charleston as a curator of historical archeology at the Charleston Museum.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was a wonderful location. We really enjoyed being close to the historic sites in Charleston. The Isle of Palms was really fun. We spent a day at Magnolia Plantation. The house & gardens took several hours. Went to the slave cabins, but it was a very quick tour.

The house was truly a home away from home. Dorothy we appreciate you sharing this home with us.
Jun 2013
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Reviews

4.8
based on 18 traveler reviews

Shem Creek View 10 Mins from Beach & Charleston's Historic District
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 19 reviews
South Carolina
5

Perfect location for our vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house has a great location. We loved being so close to the boat ramp on the creek. We caught a few 6 ft sharks while on vacation.The house was clean, comfortable, and well stocked. Our 2 dogs loved having the large back yard to run and play. We really appreciated the owner returning our emails promptly. We enjoyed several restaurants in the area. You must try Paige's Orka Grill. I would definitely recommend this house for your vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed our week "home". We recently moved from the area and came down for a week for work. Dorothy was extremely helpful with the logistics and the location couldn't be any better, very nice walk to the shelter and wild wings, bed very comfortable and four legged child loved the huge backyard, she thought she was "free". I loved the salt and pepper shakers...... Reminded me of the good old days. Would absolutely stay again!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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High Point, North Carolina
5

An Amazing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

I can't even begin to describe how very happy we were that we found this home for our vacation. From the minute we pulled in, we were in love. The acre back yard that was fenced in for my Border Collies, the ability to walk to any store we needed and the Farmers Market. Our dogs were able to swim twice a day at the boat ramp and we met amazing people close by.

The house was amazing and the perfect size for me, my husband and 3 kids. Very cozy, clean and decorated with antiques. The girls loved the piano and the swing in the back yard. My parents came over one night to pick us up for dinner and were so jealous. They stayed at the Marriott Waterfront and paid close to $270.00 a night and were displeased with their stay their. They said that our idea to stay at this house was perfect. When we come back to Charleston, there is no denying that we will be staying in this lovely house again.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I loved this house my family really enjoyed the comfy beds n loved how we can walk to stores, restaurant s or just walk by the boat yard around the corner. Everything was clean the house was free from bugs the air conditioner was a plus so was the washer n dryer everything I needed was there. I will look foward to my next visit. The Gonzales family. ,

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoyable Southern Stay!

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our ten day stay in Mt. Pleasant in January 2015. Our communication prior to renting was helpful and beneficial to accomplish all that we had scheduled while visiting Charleston. The Mt. Pleasant home is comfortable, conveniently located and welcoming after a long day out and about. The home has three good size bedrooms, a bright living and dining room; we especially enjoyed the ambience of the home…it reminded us (with its mahogany furniture, large breakfront filled with china and crystal and a piano in the living room) of visits past with a lovely friend of ours in Connecticut. The large fenced in yard was wonderful to have available as our dog was traveling with us (how thoughtful of the owners to allow well mannered pets). Mt. Pleasant is located just across the Ravanel Bridge (a ten minute drive to downtown Charleston) and an easy twelve mile drive down Rt. 17 to the Medical University of South Carolina. It’s helpful that there is a basket of area brochures and several books about the area in the living room; lots to do and see in this wonderful waterfront area! A great place to stay for a carefree holiday and to meet up with family and friends! Many thanks Dorothy for sharing your HomeAway/VRBO home and your hospitality. Janice and Patrick

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Family Time

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at your house. My kids are 21 and 17 and they loved the location. It was so convenient to walk across the street and drop our kayaks and we also rented Paddle Boards from Charleston Paddler which is right there too. What a beautiful creek and I think we saw the same two dolphins each time we went out. We also enjoyed great bike rides; one day we rode to Sullivans Island and we also rode over The Cooper River Bridge a couple of times. We also enjoyed being able to walk to restaurants. We had dinner at the Mexican place that is in the shopping center on the corner (very good) and we also walked to Page's Okra twice which is an outstanding place to eat. We went into Charleston a few times also which is very easy to get to from the house. We took advantage of the table in the den and did two puzzles while we were there. The house was comfortable and made you feel relaxed which for us was a nice way to end the Summer before the kids went back to school. We were also able to take our dogs and they really enjoyed the back yard (it is huge!) Thanks so much for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Mt. Pleasant is a charming, historic village situated 10 minutes in either direction from historic Charleston and from the beaches of Sullivan's Island and the Isle of Palms. Our house is only about three blocks from many waterfront seafood restaurants looking out on the shrimping fleet of Shem Creek and about four blocks from the historic "Old Village" of Mt. Pleasant.

Other Activities: Weekly farmer's market 1 block away. Walking and biking in Old Village of Mt. Pleasant close by.

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Rates & Availability

Mount Pleasant House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$130
$750
$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $35
Tax Rate 12.5%

We do add $40/week per extra person above two guests, especially at very popular times of year.

I email you a contract, which you print and fill out. You mail the contract and a $300 reservation/damage deposit. One month before your check-in, you mail me a check for the rental amount. After you check out, the damage deposit is returned to you.

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Amenities

Mount Pleasant House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Sunroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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