|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
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The Carolina Cottage: Totally Renovated Beach House with Private Salt Water Pool.
Located at 717 Carolina Boulevard, the Carolina Cottage is located on a LARGE, corner lot at the corner of Carolina Blvd. and 8th Avenue. Because of the corner lot, you have views of the ocean from the second floor.
This beautifully decorated five bedroom, three bathroom home is located on a beautiful corner lot on the Isle of Palms. The interior looks like it came out of Coastal Living magazine.
There are ocean views from the front of the house. You can enjoy your morning coffee while looking out at the ocean or relax in the rocking chairs all afternoon while feeling the ocean breezes.
In the fenced in backyard, there is a large, private salt water pool for you to enjoy. There are lounge chairs around the pool for relaxing and a poolside table and chairs for having lunch or dinner by the pool. A gas grill is also featured just off the pool deck.
House Details: There are three bedrooms on the first floor--a king bedroom, a queen bedroom, and a twin bedroom. There are 2 completely renovated bathrooms on the first floor. There is a sitting area (common area) on the first floor as well. A new sleeper sofa is also offered at 717 Carolina Boulevard.
On the second floor, you will find a beautiful kitchen with granite countertops, all new stainless steel appliances, and new cabinets. There are 2 different dining areas upstairs--one larger dining room table and a round wicker table for eating or playing games. From the kitchen and den, you have great views of the ocean.
The den area is a great place to sit around and relax. It opens up to the kitchen as well as the porch.
There is one king and one queen on the second floor and one full bath.
The area: Isle of Palms is a wonderful place to visit. It is absolutely beautiful. The house is steps from the beach and there are so many things to do in the surrounding area. You can rent boats, jet skis, and kayaks right here on Isle of Palms. You can also go fishing, para sailing, or sightseeing. Towne Center is located five minutes away. There you will find great restaurants, shopping, and a movie theater. If you want to visit historic, downtown Charleston, you are only 15 minutes away.
Listed rates do not include additional taxes & fees for the stay.
Listed rates may not reflect any current specials and/or discounts available.
Please inquire for an exact and all inclusive quote.
For payment, we accept V/MC/AMEX/DISC.
35% deposit due at time of booking
65% balance due 45 days prior to arrival
Travel Insurance is available for an additional 7% of the total cost plus taxes.
Marcia, Front Desk Manager, Beachside Vacations
A true South Carolinian, Marcia is from Greenville SC and has been in the Charleston area for over 25 years! She began hospitality right out of college as the Front Desk night manager at the Waccamaw House in Litchfield, SC. She and her late husband, John, ran Sewee Coastal Methodist Retreat Center in Awendaw, on the Intercoastal waterway while raising their four children. Marcia joined the Beachside Team 2012.
1. Enjoys the peace and moss draped serenity of the walking trails in Palmetto Islands County Park. Palmetto Islands County Park is located in Mt. Pleasant and also offers the areas only water park in addition to miles of walking trails. 843-406-6950.
2. Walking the beach from Breaches’ Inlet to the opposite end of Sullivan’s Island at Charleston Harbor.
3. Sunset cruise on the Palmetto Breeze. The Palmetto Breeze is the ultimate sailing catamaran docked in Shem Creek. They offer dolphin sails, tours of the historic Charleston Harbor and sunset sails. 843-886-8133.
4. Kayaking the salt marshes and back creeks of the Intercoastal waterway . Coastal Expeditions offers tours from Isle of Palms Marina and Shem Creek 843-886-9590.
5. Favorite is BBQ shrimp at Acme Lowcountry Grill! Located on the Isle of Palms, Acme Lowcountry Grill is one of Beachside’s favorite recommendations. 843-886-3474.
This property was an excellent location and floor plan for our family reunion. The open concept main floor made it easy for us to spend time together as an entire family. There was room enough for the kids to play and the adults to talk. The pool was excellent and we loved how close the beach was to the property. We would highly recommend this property!
We had ten people ranging in age from 2 to 64. Everyone had a great time. The property was well-maintained. We especially liked the easy walk to the beach and downtown, the pool, the comfy beds, and the screened front porch.
This cottage had many nice qualities, including a well-stocked kitchen, pleasant living and relaxing spaces, and multiple tables/areas for eating. The pool was great, with plenty of space as well as both shallow and deeper sections. The sizable fenced yard and gas grill were bonuses. The wifi worked fine all week, even with multiple users, as did the TVs and DVD player. Washer and dryer both worked well. The location was good; the walk to the beach was only about a block and a half, and downtown was a short walk away.
The house did have some minor inconveniences. The web description of the ocean view is a little misleading: the ocean is pretty hard to view from the front of the house, unless you are in just the right place. One of the bedrooms had no closet. Bedroom and downstairs bathroom doors did not lock, and, on one of the upstairs bedrooms, we couldn't even shut the door all the way. The carpet on the stairs was heavily worn and fraying, which was a cause for concern with elderly and young family members (a potential tripping hazard). There was a slow leak with fluid dripping inside the fridge. The sole bathtub was missing a stopper, so baths had to be improvised. Some of the mattresses (e.g., twin bed mattresses downstairs) were so noisy that getting in or out of bed could wake up others.
The rental company was responsive when told about issues with the house, including ice maker problems and ants in the kitchen. They had people come out to help quickly.
Overall, we enjoyed our stay!
We just returned from spending a week at Carolina Cottage. The location could not be more perfect! It is 1 block to the beach and my 2 yr old walked it every day. We had 3 families with a total of 7 kids under the age of 6 and this house worked great! We were creative with sleeping arrangements but it worked out well (king and 2 queens occupied by 3 couples, twin beds occupied by 2 girls, the other queen bed slept 2 kids, one slept on the couch downstairs, and two slept on the floor in sleeping bags). The house was very clean and nice furniture. The pool was great and very clean! There were two nice playgrounds nearby that we visited frequently during our stay. The children's museum in charleston was great and about 15 min away. The only disappointment we had was storage space for clothing in the downstairs 2 bedrooms. Neither one had a dresser to put clothes away and we don't particularly like to live out of suitcases for an entire week. We were creative and used a table and night stands to stack our clothes on but a dresser would have been easier. We would recommend this house for others!
We have stayed at Carolina Cottage twice now, July of 2009 and again in July of 2011. We have always had great stays here. The house is set up nicely with comfortable bedding, couches, chairs and eating areas. The kitchen is equipped with all the necessary items you will need as well as a full refrigerator and plenty of storage space in the pantry. The Carolina Cottage is an easy walk to the beach (and we have little ones) and the full-size private swimming pool at the house is one of the main reasons we continue to stay at this house! The fenced in backyard is also a great feature for families with children. Driving into Charleston or Mount Pleasant is a breeze from the house. The owners are extremely helpful and responsive to questions, concerns, etc. A forgotten necklace was found and returned in a matter of days! We would definitely stay here again and would recommend it to other families.