Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

'Sweet Retreat' Charming Beach Cottage, Close to Everything!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, outdoor shower with changing area, sleeps 6 max

'Sweet Retreat' is a quaint, affordable vacation home. This cottage has been totally renovated and has everything you need for a perfect vacation. 1350 sft. sleeps 6 max with 3 bedrooms, four queen beds , 2 full baths with an outdoor shower. Grill out and serve on one of the two outdoor tables; one on the large screened iporch or the picnic table. A very short walk to the beach or downtown Folly allows for leaving the car in the driveway all day! Fully equipped kitchen with large open living area adds to the ease of entertaining. Sleep well with our comfortable linens and bathe with our plush towels. Comfort, relaxation, style and convenience all in one location...right here at 'Sweet Retreat'

Please check back soon for owners website.

More Details

Owner
Paige Sweet
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

Amenities

Folly Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(60 traveler reviews)

'Sweet Retreat' Charming Beach Cottage, Close to Everything!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 60 reviews
5

Relax and Enjoy

  • 5 of 5

We had never been to Charleston or Folly Beach but this house was exactly as advertised. It is convenient to everything on Center Street, the local store and an easy walk to the beach. A very quiet neighborhood. Easy drive to downtown and plantations. Nice one level home, which was perfect for my 81 year old in-laws. If you want/need beach chairs bring them with you. Also, my English wife and mother-in-law really missed a tea pot of any sort. We enjoyed our 5 night stay and will have lasting memories.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time at Sweet Retreat and that it was comfortable for your family. Regarding the teapot, we had an incident where someone accidentally turned on the wrong burner and the pot was empty! Thankfully they caught it before damage was done. Needless to say, we removed it from the home. Again, many thanks for your kind review and we hope you will visit again soon!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
3

Decent but not welcoming

  • 3 of 5

Overall this was a decent place but there are some things that would resurrect it from the "not again" list. First, replace the pillows that are flat and lifeless. While you are at it a less bouncy bed would be great too. Some beach toys would be a fun treat for families. Some of the rental homes we have stayed at (and we have stayed at more than 10) had some extras that make it feel more homey or at least cover the essentials of a hotel. Examples would be a stocked pantry with some snacks, suggestions for places to go / things to do, a less "flaky" grill, some water bottles, etc. Many of the homes have offered these niceties and with what we pay it would be reasonable to ask. Also, there is no filtered water as the description calls out. Folly Beach is a great place to stay, I just would spend my money at another home.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your recent stay at The Sweet Retreat, and for your feedback. We take great pride in our status as a 5-star property on HomeAway, and work diligently to ensure our property offers guests a comfortable stay. We believe our property offers more amenities, modern conveniences, comfort and space than many of the rentals that are comparably priced. With regard to providing a "stocked pantry" of snacks and water bottles, we have not found this to be customary in rental homes. However one amenity that our guests enjoy is the stocked fridge of condiments and spices. We also go a step above by providing 4 pillows per bed and 4 additional (20 total) so our guests are sure to find their choice in style and comfort. Our visitors have also enjoyed our Weber grill(s). Due to the harsh beach elements we regularly purchase a new grill or replace grates as we did in Feb of this year. In summary, the feedback of our guests that has enabled us to main the 5 star rating for the last 8 years and certainly will reflect upon your comments. Thanks again for your stay, and we hope that you find future rental properties that meet all of your needs. Paige Sweet Sweet Retreat
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great choice for vacationing family

  • 5 of 5

The home is easy to find and in a great location. Just a couple of blocks to the ocean and not far from downtown Folly Beach. The home was very clean with an updated and spacious kitchen. The living room was also spacious and comfortable. The three bedrooms and two bathrooms were good. The washer and dryer was an added plus. Also convenient was the outdoor shower for cleaning off after time at the beach. The porch was also a hit. One member of our party is allergic to cats and dogs. The no pets rule was definitely a plus for us.

I recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Elaine for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope you will visit us again in the future. Paige Sweet Sweet Retreat
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

This home was comfortable as well as beautifully decorated. The location was terrific as it was within walking distance to several restaurants, bars, shopping and the beach. The pictures were spot on and the home was exceptionally clean which was a "must" for us. The screened-in porch was a great place to relax albeit an extremely cold weekend. We would highly recommend this home and would give it a "five" on a scale of one to five.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Laurel Springs NC
5

Outstanding Rental Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We rented Sweet Retreat for our son and new Daughter-in-Law for their wedding night and it was an excellent choice. Great quiet location and outstanding accomodations. Owner was easy to contact and great to work with. I highly recommend this unit for a special occasion or a family vacation.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that our home worked well for your son and daughter-in-law! Thank you for your recommendation for others and hope you will consider Sweet Retreat for future travels! Best, Paige Sweet
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Pittsburgh
5

Loved our time at Folly

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 5 staying in Folly over Thanksgiving weekend for a wedding. We needed a comfortable place that would accommodate us all comfortably, be close to the beach and give us a kitchen so we could help prepare Thanksgiving dinner. Sweet Retreat met all of our needs and more! It was immaculate and comfortably decorated. The living area was perfect for watching football and playing games after dinner. The kitchen provided ample space and needs to help prepare a Thanksgiving feast. All the beds were comfortable and had more than enough space for us. The backyard, enclosed sitting area was perfect for evening conversation and cocktails. Perfect location to the beach and town. We loved our entire time at Sweet Retreat. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for such a glowing review! We certainly appreciate your business and hope you will visit us again. We wish you the best Holiday Season and a great 2107! Paige Sweet Sweet Retreat
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Map

Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Charleston
Nearest Train
21 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Restaurant
0.08 Miles
Tides
Car: necessary

Sweet Retreat is located only 10 miles from Historic Charleston SC, and a 4 block stroll to downtown Folly. Visit the Plantations, Ft Sumter, Patriots Point, the Hunley, Charleston Harbor and other points of interest. Deep sea fishing, golf, surfing and many sporting activities are available to you.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Folly Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
Apr 21 2017 - May 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Memorial Holiday
May 21 2017 - May 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
Holiday Weeks
May 31 2017 - Jun 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
Summer
Jun 4 2017 - Aug 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,240
 
 
Fourth of July
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,375
Flat fee
 
 
Fall
Aug 28 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Labor Day Week
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
$340
 
 
Fall
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning & Linens $150
Tax Rate 13.5%

13.5% South Carolina tax.
$150 Cleaning Fee unless otherwise noted.
All rentals require a refundable $250 security deposit.
All rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Send Email Send Email
Available
Unavailable

Partner Offers