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Located at the best beach on Fripp island!

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Clean and fun 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom, can sleep up to 14.

This fun and bright home is located 'ocean front - second row' at the very best beach on Fripp. These are unobstruced ocean views from the kitchen, living and lining area, two bedrooms, and the large deck which spans the entire ocean side of the house. Proximity to the beach and an outside shower make it easy to make trips back to the house throughout the day on the beach. There is a living room and a separate den. The den has an Air Hockey game table, videos and a table for playing board games.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all the usual appliances and utensils, and there is a gas grill on the deck.

There is off street parking for multiple vehicles.

Two pools (one olympic size lap pool and one adult-only pool) are located between the unit and the beach, which is only one block away. There are also shops, restaurants, and a fitness center near the olympic pool. A beach side bar by the adult swimming pool offers outdoor live music seasonally. There are several other pools available for use on the island including three child friendly theme pools at the Island Cabana Club and restaurant.

The entire island is gated and has 24 hour security, which greatly eliminates 'day traffic' and helps to maintian a quiet and peaceful ambiance on the island.

Camp Fripp offers supervised activities for children ages three to twelve, as well as special teen social activities and events for the entire family. There are miles of off road bicycle paths allowing safe outings to the various points of interest and for seeing the abundance of wildlife, including deer and a variety low country birds.

Fripp Island offers a full-service marina complex, within walking distance of the unit, which offers launching, docking, boat rental, and a marina store. Rental golf carts, mopeds, bicycles, wave runners, and kayaks are available there.

Ocean Creek and Ocean Point Golf Courses are challenging and beautiful and are only minutes from the villa.

BR B Amenities: /B BR Central Air

Full size refrigerator with Ice Maker

Oven

Stove top burners

microwave

Washer & Dryer

phone

Coffee maker

toaster

ironing board & iron

dishwasher

blender

three color cable televisions

radio

plenty of large pots and pans

BR B Activities: /B BR Tennis - ten courts

Golf - two courses

Swimming - ocean and seven pools

bicycling

kayaking

boat tours

nature tours

children's day camps

a park with a climbing wall

BR B Area: /B BR Near historic Beaufort, SC where there are tours, festivals, and other activities as well as shopping and dining.

Local fish markets sell fresh caught seafood daily and offer shrimping excursions.

More Details

Owner
Elizabeth Schappell
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

Amenities

Fripp Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Wood Deck
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

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Located at the best beach on Fripp island!
average rating of 4.2 based on 10 reviews
5

Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

It was beautiful! Close to everything. This was our first trip to Fripp Island and there were some hiccups on our part But the Owners were very gracious and patient with us. Best vacation yet!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time on Fripp. I do hope you will come back soon!
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5

Spacious villa, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Tennis Villa 218! We rented a golf cart and didn't use the car until the last day. We had a beautiful marsh view with deer greeting us each day. Villa is in close proximity to the Beach Club where you can visit the food court, swim in pools, and shop for souvenirs. The Cabana Club and our favorite pools were just a short drive down the island.

The villa was clean and cool when we arrived. Some electrical outlets weren't working, but there's an abundance of them so there's no inconvenience. The 6 of us had more than enough room! We would love to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice place in a great location

  • 4 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay last week at the Tennis Villa 218. Owner was very attentive to our needs. Villa was well equipped with a great location and we have no complaints. The wifi speed was adequate. There were a couple of chairs and 3 boogie boards which was nice because we forgot our's. We will likely stay here again when we come back to Fripp. Fripp is a very laid back island and although there are plenty of activities, you can really enjoy yourself and do nothing if you wish. The beaches are sparsely populated. The pools were nice. We had 3 boys ages 11-13 and we rented bikes for them and basically turned them loose with no worries. Great time!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad the villa worked out for your family. I do hope you'll come back!
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Sherrills Ford, NC
5

Delightful week on Fripp

  • 5 of 5

This Tennis Villa unit has a wonderful sunset view over a vast expanse of marshlands that was so enjoyable to watch as the tides ebbed and flowed and the light constantly changed. The unit is well equipped for a family with a king bed downstairs and beds for 5 kids in the loft with 2 full baths. While the sliding glass door and bathrooms are showing their age, the new furniture (not pictured), decor and well stocked kitchen more than made up for these shortcomings. Gas grill, beach chairs and outside foot wash were unexpected bonuses. We loved this condo's central island location, which was an easy 5-min walk to an enormous, uncrowded beach and the amenity cards allowed us to rent bikes, go on a nature cruise, watch a magic show, buy fun treats, including blended drinks in the oceanfront pools at the Canana Club. Owner was responsive and easy to deal with. Hope to go back soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Montvale, NJ
1

Look Elsewhere!

  • 1 of 5

The location of this condo is excellent as described by the owner. It is centrally located and close to both the pool and the beach. A word of caution, the owner advertises that the condo comes with two amenity cards (which you need to access the pools, etc.); however we were provided with only one card per week. When we contacted the owner we were informed that the contract said one card per week. We did forward her a copy of our contract stating two cards would be provided, she insisted that we misread it but she did provide us with two cards per week (each card costs $50 per week). Unfortunately the condo is in need of some repairs. The kitchen faucet was broken and it was not only difficult to shut off, but the faucet cover fell off in your hand every time you turned it on. The kitchen cabinet drawer facing was broken and kept falling off, leaving very sharp nails exposed. The curtain rod holding up the curtains covering the sliding glass doors was falling off the wall and we were unable to open or close the curtains. The sliding glass doors were nearly impossible to open and close and made sitting on the deck very difficult to maneuver. When you were able to get out onto the deck you would have to be very cautious of the multitude of wasps that have made the deck railing as well as the eaves of the villa their home. The spiral staircase leading to the second bedroom was unstable and would be dangerous for young children. The condo was advertised as having a grill, which it did, however the propane tank was empty when we tried to use it! We did not expect perfection, however when you are searching for homes to rent for a long awaited family vacation you do expect to find the home as described with all amenities as advertised. We were disappointed in the condition of rental but even more disappointed that when we tried to contact the owner regarding the lack of propane, broken faucet, curtain rod, dangerous spiral staircase, broken cabinet door, etc.. Our calls and emails went unanswered (still unanswered)! We are still trying to contact Elizabeth regarding our security deposit which has still not been returned. I did not even request a refund for the cost of filling the propane tank that should last HER renters for the remainder of the summer and then some! Very disappointing, I would highly recommend that you look elsewhere! The villas are in a great location, but there are other villas that are well cared for, less expensive & include a golf cart.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Iva, SC
5

Big T

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay and we really had a great time. Good view of the marsh and close to the tennis courts. We plan on staying there again in the future.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Savannah, Georgia
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Ocean Point or Ocean Creek
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Food Court at the Beach Club

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Availability

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Notes

  • 2500to 3600/Week
  • One half or the rental fee is due when the reservation is made. The balance is due prior to arrival. (For last minute reservations, alternate arrangements can be made.) Up to five amenity cards are available at the rate of $50.00 per week. Taxes and cleaning fees are included.

    Winter Season
    Dec 1 - Mar 15 $2500 per week
    Weekend Rates available in sports and winter season $400 per night
    Until reservation is confirmed, rates may change without notice.
    Summer
    May 21 - Sept 10 $3600 per week
    Sports Season
    Sept 11 - Nov 30
    Mar 15 - May 21 $2500 per week

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