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Waterfront with Deepwater Dock, Gorgeous View, Close to P.I.

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Beaufort House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Welcome to the Low Country and slightly off the beaten path antebellum Beaufort, South Carolina. You've seen it in movies like Prince of Tides, Forrest Gump, or the Big Chill. This area is steeped in history with Charleston 70 minutes to the North and Savannah, Georgia 45 minutes to the South. A gradual and continuing 'discovery', which started here in the 1970's, has given Beaufort some fine restaurants and night life, but the pace is more relaxed than on famous Hilton Head Island, 35 minutes away.

Parris Island, with its Marine recruit depot, is 10 minutes away. Our house is very popular with families in town for Parris Island graduations. We offer a refund if, for any reason, the recruit cannot graduate as planned.

Our house sits on a high bluff which allows a furnished basement with a 9 foot slate pool table. Its view through the sliding glass door is of the fully fenced backyard sloping down to the live oak guarded marsh. The upstairs single story house is light and cheerful due to an open floor plan, lots of glass, skylights and celestial windows. The Master bedroom (with huge Master Bath) and the Great Room (with a Buck wood burning stove) face the marsh and river with an expansive westerly sunset view.

The kitchen and eating area have the same view through the dining room with its walls of glass that make you feel you can reach out and touch the river. An 8 foot wide porch (with 3 ceiling fans) that runs the length of the house faces a landscaped front yard.

The dock (with water, lights and electricity) comes off one corner of the backyard and offers easy access to the river and pristine marsh. The backyard has hosted numerous oyster roasts and crab boils. Shrimp, fish, and crabs can be caught off the dock (permit free).

The large floating dock has 6 feet of water at dead low tide (and 12 or more at high tide). A boat towed to the area can be launched at a close-by landing and following a 10 minute trip, tied up at the dock. Open ocean is about 30 minutes away with numerous fishing reefs easily accessible, or travel by boat to Hilton Head or Savannah relatively quickly.

This house is in a quiet residential neighborhood. Ride bikes that are provided, or jog or walk around the tree shaded mile-long oval that runs the perimeter of this older subdivision. Sitting on the front porch or the dock is always a treat.

Great value golf is available to the public at several courses in the area. Bluffton and Hilton Head offer world class golf at higher prices. Downtown Beaufort is about 10 minutes away and the public ocean beach at Hunting Island State Park with lighthouse, fishing pier, camping and nature walks is 30 minutes beyond. We provide a State Park Pass for free of charge access.

Beds: 2 queen pillowtops, 2 double beds

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Ginnie Moore
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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About Ginnie Moore

We built this house in 1981 and raised our two children here. They have begun lives of their own and we have retired to Sedona, Arizona. Because we love Beaufort, we decided to keep the house and rent it short term. It is a wonderful area and we love to visit! You won't be disappointed!

Ginnie Moore purchased this house in 1981

Why Ginnie Moore chose Beaufort area

There is no better view in the area. The river, the sunsets, and the quiet neighborhood are so special. We fell in love with this property the minute we first saw it many years ago.

What makes this house unique

Total privacy, beautiful view, fabulous sunsets, and not far from Parris Island for those of you coming for graduations. The pool table is an added benefit!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Wow, that's the only word that came to mind when we arrived from PA. Thank you so much for opening this retreat to us... the stress released as soon as we opened the door to your lovely home. It was awesome to share it with family and friends to celebrate our Marine's graduation!!"
Dec 2013
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(53 traveler reviews)

Waterfront with Deepwater Dock, Gorgeous View, Close to P.I.
average rating of 4.981132 based on 109 reviews

Great Getaway Spot!

  • 4 of 5

You can't find a better place to take a break! On the marshy creek, looking out onto the river. It doesn't get any better. We stayed after Matthew came through, and the area was still cleaning up, but that didn't take away from our experience. Quiet neighborhood with nothing behind you except the view. Great dock to sit out on or fish. We will definitely try and make it back. Spacious house conveniently located just a few miles from Downtown Beaufort. You can't go wrong!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Beautiful, relaxing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place to stay. The rental description is very accurate concerning the layout and amenities, but there is no way to completely capture the beauty of this property with words. The river location is simply perfect and, despite the presence of neighbors, the house has a calm, relaxing, isolated feel to the backyard, deck, and dock. The location also provides an excellent opportunity for outdoor activities such as kayaking, biking, shopping, and simply exploring a new area. The property is very clean and well-maintained, and lends itself comfortably to 2-3 people or to a larger family or group. Customer service is excellent, and one immediately feels perfectly at home here- the hardest part of the stay is having to leave! I would highly recommend this property as a wonderful alternative to hotels and motels. This is truly a home-away-from home, and I can't imagine anyone who stays here not thoroughly enjoying their time at this property.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great home. We were there to go to Parris Island because we had a Marine in boot camp. The location was near the base as well as quaint Beaufort and Savannah GA. Palms are gorgeous and the neighborhood is quiet. Close to shops and stores. House was homey. 4 beds, 2 baths, one floor living. Great veranda and the dock was peaceful. Sunsets awesome. Fighter jets broke the silence but happy to have them nearby. Thank-you to the Moore family and your hospitality, Mary

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay! There was a big storm that came through and the house was a perfect place to be in, we watched an amazing lighting show from the front porch, porch swing! It was such a treat to stay in this lovely home. We had several families staying here ( all with graduates from PI) and we all did our cooking and enjoyed the lovely living room to lounge in. Our son stayed up later but he just watched a movie in the basement and no one even knew he was awake! The dock is so lovely, it stretches out into the water with reeds all around, the perfect place to experience an amazing SC sunset! Nothing I can say negative about it. We had a few changes and the owners were so kind to us and were very flexible with us!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Everything it is promised to be.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful memories were made. My son caught enough blue crab off the dock in an hour to provide appetizers for a group of six. We are used to Chesapeake blue crabs and these were equally as delicious! Short drive to Hunting Island where we enjoyed a great day on the beach. We did a lot in 96 hours. Boating, kayaking, fishing , beaching and crabbing. MCAS Beaufort is a great resource for outdoor recreation equipment for military or retirees. Thank you Moore's

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Just Wonderful!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The property was just wonderful! It was very clean, very well stocked, and very well maintained. My family had a great time staying here. We especially enjoyed the pool table and fishing off the dock out the back yard. We caught several fish and several stingrays, with the largest catch going to my nephew who caught a 20lb stingray that put up a good fight. We had no problems at all during our stay. The Wi-Fi, the outdoor grill, cable, and the hot tub were all great. I would definitely recommend this property and would love to stay here again.

Kim Locklair

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Car: necessary

Other Activities: Kayaking, Basketball Court, Shopping


Rates & Availability

Beaufort House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $90 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 7.0%

We offer a refund to families of Marine graduates if the graduation date should change and we cannot reschedule you.

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Beaufort House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • River ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 3 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Wood Stove/Fireplace, High Speed wireless Internet Access, Cable TV (3 sets), DVD(CD) Player, Private Dock, three bicycles, pool table, large front porch with swing and rockers.

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