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Sweetest One Bedroom On Folly Beach

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom 1 Bath One Block To The Beach

Me, You and the Sea…if that’s your definition of the perfect Folly Beach vacation then the Chill Shack is the one for you.

The smallest of our Shacks, the Chill Shack is also the coziest…and some might argue the most charming and romantic as well. There’s plenty of room for two with the Queen sized bed. 2 heartbeats maximum.

The Chill Shack is located right in the middle of all the Rathershack action. Like the other Shacks, you are just a short walk to the beach but you can also sit outside your Shack and lounge in the sun in your private fenced courtyard.

While the Chill Shack is cozy, you will lack for nothing. The open kitchen and living room allows you to interact with your guests while you make dinner in our fully equipped kitchen. Chances are good though that you may prefer fixing your dinner on the gas grill that’s right outside your front door and dining al fresco under the Folly Beach stars.

Don’t let the small size fool you — the Chill Shack has everything you need for a perfect Folly Beach vacation.

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
February 27, 2017


We met in the cold Granite State of New Hampshire, fell in love, sold our houses, threw away the snowshovels, and bought us a perfect shack in paradise. After we fixed her up... you now have the Rathershack in all its glory waiting for you to come and add the next chapter. We thank you in advance for helping us live our dream. We live on site so feel free to stop in for a cold one or advice on where to go hide out, or step out and kick up your dancin shoes. The sign over our door says PARTYville, but more often than not we flip it over so it reads NAPville. Sometimes one leads to the other. You know the drill........

KATHERINE GRIMES purchased this cottage in 2012

Why KATHERINE GRIMES chose Charleston Area

We bought this place to live the simple life in a beach town, and have family and friends visit. Plus, wouldn't you rather deal with an owner who lives on site and is totally psyched to be here and have YOU as our guest.

We also have 5 other cottages to look at, go to and check them out.

RatherShacks -

3478178 BeachShack 2 bedroom 1.5 bath

3671707 RoofShack 2 bedroom 1 bath

3948147 TinyShack 1 bedroom 1 bath (Tiny)

3948148 SurfShack 2 bedroom 2 bath

4086494 SandShack 2 bedroom 1 bath (not posted yet to HomeAway) but you can view on our web site RatherShacks

What makes this cottage unique

All bars on Folly Beach are within walking distance. Plus the house was pink...and we decided to keep the color.We named it the RATHERSHACK because you'd rather be here than anyplace else in the world. We are 'second row' from the beach - which means a 45 second walk for you slow pokes, or 30 seconds for the average beach bum. The cottage we are advertising and scheduling here is the 1 BR bath, this one is called the ChillShack. Lots of charm and beach feel decor at no extra charge as this unit has all new beach-style furnishings, flooring, paint, new roof, and new air conditioning. All cottages have open floor plans for casual gatherings after your day at the beach. This Unit has a fully stocked kitchen utensils etc with microwave and dishwasher. The 1 BR features a large master with a queen bed, plenty of changing room. Super clean no allergens pet dander etc as we do not allow pets. Units have cable TV and WIFI. Off Street parking for 1 vehicles included. . Gas grill on site available for you grill masters out there. Riding bikes is one of our favorite things to do around around here, and look at all the sugar shacks, moderate homes, and homemade fishing piers plopped right next to the occasional McMansion. Architectural variety on every block. Folly Beach makes no judgment on who you are or where you come from...just bring your flip flops and come as you are.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Sweetest One Bedroom On Folly Beach
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

Clean! Cozy! Convenient!

  • 5 of 5

There are many good details about this property! I was so pleased with the cleanliness. It is such a wonderful experience to have the owner greet you and hand over the keys along with a friendly welcome and advice on restaurants. (The food at Snapper Jack's was outstanding.) It is just a pleasant walk to the area by the pier with the shops and restaurants. The drive to Charleston is easy. The beach access is near, and chairs are provided by these owners. Wow! So much to do - I long to return.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love it when our guest are so happy. Not only with our property but with the surroundings. We love our little town, Folly Beach, and we hope that its uniqueness will have everyone falling in love with it as well. Come back any time. Katt and Sam
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Amazing beach getaway for 2

  • 5 of 5

This was an ideal rental for a couple looking to relax and explore. We were greeted upon arrival and made to feel very welcome. The rental was perfect for the two of us and with in a couple blocks of the beach and downtown folly. We couldn't have asked for any more. Thanks! I will definitely book again if our travels take us to Charleston.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great "home base" for any Charleston-area visit

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for my partner and I to crash each night after visiting friends in Charleston and exploring Folly Beach during Thanksgiving week. It's spotless, well-maintained, and provides just enough space for a couple to relax in a charming beach-cottage environment. (The beach really is less than a minute away from your door, which is very nice.) Katherine and Sam are the perfect hosts--they live right there so they are available if you need them, but they're good about giving you all of the space and downtime you might need to unwind. (Make sure to get dining recommendations from them, though--they're spot on!) We had a wonderful visit and will definitely try to return soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Max and Tim- You made me cry. Thank you so much for loving our little Shacks. Katt and Sam
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  • 5 of 5

This little cottage was just the size for 2 people. Very convenient to everything, would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chill Shack at Folly beach

  • 4 of 5

Katherine is very friendly and welcoming. The Chill shack is a very clean and cozy space. Love the colors and decorating, so beachy and comfortable. It's very convenient to the beach and to "downtown" Folly which we enjoyed very much. Great dining and shops. The beach is wonderful we found lots of cool shells and had it mostly to ourselves since it was early November. Also, really liked having the beach chairs nice touch! We enjoyed the stay very much and would definitely recommend the rather shacks. Great time was had. Just two minor things to mention, I would like to have had a shelf or rack in the shower to place shower soap, shampoo etc on there is only the shower stall floor not a huge deal but would be a nice convenience and I was surprised that it was not a free standing cottage as it seemed to be presented that way on VRBO and was one reason I was drawn to it. It is actually one house divided into 3 apartments with a shared courtyard and outdoor shower space. It was fine because the other apartments were empty most of our stay so it was like having it to ourselves but in high season may be a little hectic if you are seeking a private cottage for quiet alone time.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a review from the unit right next door to ChillShack: Review #16330164 “This One Is Called The Surfshack” Great little getaway ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ This is a great little rental house. We arrived on Friday and the owners greeted us with the keys and gave us a great rundown of places to check out on Folly. They live nearby so they were accessible in case of an issue, but we didn't have any issues at all during our stay. The house was clean and ready to go. You really don't need to bring much... the beds were made and there were clean towels ready to go. There are even beach chairs/towels for guest use as well. We loved Folly beach... the pier at sunset is amazing and beach access from the house was a quick 5 minute walk. You're close enough to walk to the Folly beach downtown area as well as a little grocery store/sandwich shop about 2 blocks away. This is one of 3 units in a single house. It would be a great house to come to with friends... everyone would be right there, but you'd still have your own space. We loved our visit and the owners were fantastic to deal with. The best review you can give is going back; I'm sure we'll be back soon. Reviewer location Chapel Hill Date of arrival November 4, 2016
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The perfect beach escape!

  • 5 of 5

We visited Folly Beach over 4th of July and our ChillShack rental could not have been more perfect. Check-in was a breeze, the size of the rental is perfect for two people, and the rental had everything we needed for a great week at the beach. We loved that the unit had a grill, an outside shower, drying racks to hang our wet towels, and that beach chairs were provided. (Seriously, the beach chairs were crucial!) The location of this house is absolutely perfect - it's far enough away from Center Street that you avoid a lot of the traffic and noise, but still close enough that you can walk to Center Street for drinks and dinner. It's also so close to the beach - walking to the beach with our chairs, bags, and cooler was incredibly easy.

We rented bikes (from Folly Beach Adventures) for the week and rode them everywhere; the only time we hopped in the car was to run to the grocery store mid-week. We also booked a dolphin tour through Tideline Tours - highly recommend this tour! We saw 20+ dolphins throughout the tour and collected some beautiful seashells on Morris Island. It was the highlight of our trip. We think Loggerheads has the best drinks, The Lost Dog has the best breakfast, and we never had a bad meal at Rita's.

We will definitely be back and would love to rent this unit again if we can! Highly recommend to anyone looking for a quiet, peaceful beach getaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Plus you sent me the most awesome pics for my Facebook Page. Love that you trip to Folly Beach and the RatherShacks was a great one. Katt
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Charleston International
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Surf Bar, Snappers, Crab, Ritas, Logerheads
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Johns Island, Charleston
Nearest Train
15 Miles
North Charleston
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Hwy 26
Nearest Restaurant
0.03 Miles
Surf,Loggerheads, Snappers, Blue, Ritas, Lost Dog
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Folly Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Folly Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Season
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Rates
Mar 12 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Linen/cleaning $100
Tax Rate 13.5%

THIS UNIT IS ONLY FOR 2 GUEST!!! TWO HEARTBEATS! That's it! Don't ask for a 3rd heartbeat. EVERY HEARTBEAT COUNTS. Babies, kids and adults all have a heartbeat. Don't show up with three!!!! You will not be refunded any payment.

We live on property, which means we are here 24/7.

Thank you for understanding our policy.

Call Katherine 843-870-8097 to make all reservations.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Folly Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Shower stall, toilet and bath sink
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom has Queen bed
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor Shower, beach towels, beach chairs provided.

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