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The best Tiny one bedroom on Folly Beach. SO SWEET!!

21 Reviews
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Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights


Folly Beach Cottage Rental Photos and Description

The TinyShack has everything you will need here on Folly Beach

The Tiny Shack

With a little engineering and shabby-sheik ingenuity we turned our old office and storage space into Folly Beach’s cutest efficiency unit with all brand new construction, finishes, and décor. Think small and pretty. If you are an NFL lineman and your significant other is a WNBA star this is not the place for you. It is tiny, yes, but has everything you need for the perfect getaway. You have a full size bed to cuddle close and nap after a great beach day. Watch TV on the flat screen, or prep some snacks in the kitchenette. Your bistro table is more like a corner spot at a cozy Manhattan mini bar, and you can shower in luxury in the brand new tile bath with a modern sleek glass shower that feels more like The Ritz Carlton in Fiji than TheRathershacks on Folly. The main room measures 10ft x12ft- not including the 3ft x 5ft kitchenette, 5ft x 6ft bath, and 2ft x 4ft closet. Outside the front door you have your own dedicated covered patio so you can max relax, all under the watchful eyes of a mermaid and her dolphin friends. You have a small semi-private fenced back yard where there is a grill to channel your inner Bobby Flay or Rachel Ray, and an outdoor shower to wash off the sand and sea of the day. All of this is just a 45 second walk to the beach, and 5 minutes to all the bars and restaurants Folly Beach has to offer. Small is the new big at our latest shack. You will love it!!

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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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

3876249 ChillShack 1 bedroom 1 bath

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.

REMEMBER ONLY TWO HEARTBEATS (GUEST). Babies, kids, adults all have heartbeats.


based on 21 traveler reviews

The best Tiny one bedroom on Folly Beach. SO SWEET!!
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews

Cozy accommodations close to beach and town

  • 5 of 5

Owners Sam and Katherine have created a tastefully decorated compact space perfect for a couples getaway.

We loved the outdoor seating area and it's close proximity to beautiful Folly Beach.

We also loved walking to town and enjoying all it had to offer.

Our favorites were Jack of Cups and The Lost Dog.

Thanks Sam and Kat for being such gracious hosts and creating such a cool space

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our trip!

  • 5 of 5

This tiny one bedroom "shack" Met all of our needs and expectations. It was very clean, comfortable, safe and conveniently located to the beach, restaurants and shops of Folly. The private yard was a great bonus and provided a place to store our kayaks. The owners were readily available, knowledgeable, and accommodating. The off street parking was awesome. We will look at Rathershacks for future trips to Folly.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tiny was perfect. Bigger is not always better.

  • 5 of 5

Well kept property less than 1 min. Walk from the beach. Tiny had everything we needed down to beach towels and silverware. Katherine and her husband were excellent hosts. This was the perfect spot for a couples getaway. Tiny holds a special spot in my heart.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Sweet, small space.

  • 4 of 5

The Tiny Shack has all you need for an easy beach get away. It is small so if you are 2 people be sure you share space well! Very clean, nicely decorated and the private yard was great! Made the whole place feel bigger. Our one disappointment was that the bikes are no longer available. We would have brought our own if we had been forewarned.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Nice clean place walking distance to the beach with added perks

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a great time at this tiny shack! It is exactly as pictured and very nicely decorated inside. We really enjoyed the chairs and umbrella they had available. The outdoor shower was a huge plus as well being able to rinse off after the beach. This was our first visit to Folly Beach and would love to come back soon! All we needed was a place to crash and this worked perfectly for us.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay here! It was perfect in every way - size, location, accessibility, amenities, and comfort. Katherine was unbelievably kind, helpful and accommodating and we truly had the best time. Will absolutely come back to stay here and will be recommending it to all our family and friends. Thank you so much for the hospitality and beautiful stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Charleston International
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Snapper Jacks
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Hwy 26
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Surf Bar
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Folly Beach
Car: recommended

Turtle watching is another big attraction here on Folly Beach. Plantations. Tours of Beautiful homes in downtown Charleston.


Rates & Availability

Folly Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2016
May 28 2016 - Oct 29 2016
4 night minimum stay
Fall/Winter rates
Oct 30 2016 - Mar 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring/Summer Rates
Mar 18 2017 - Oct 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Linen $75
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:
  • 300 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Beautiful bran new Glass Shower, sink and toilet
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • 10 x 12 bedroom with full bed, Bistro and Kitchenette
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
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
  • 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
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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