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Perfect Location; Close to Beach and Restaurants

Folly Beach, SC, USA
  • House1500 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

**We require a five-night stay when booking further than 21 days out during the off seasons (winter, spring, fall). We accept a three-night stay within 21 days of the check-in date.

**During the summer we rent by the week from Saturday to Saturday. If interested, please check the calendar for availability and the rate details.**

**Also check out our two-bedroom unit (463250) and three-bedroom home (573323)

**Folly Beach Business License: LIC-2-18-18611. Please make sure you are renting from a legal short-term rental.

This 3-bedroom, 2-bath upper-level unit is full of original Folly Beach charm. The house was built in the 1930s, but has recently been completely renovated to add all of the modern conveniences while at the same time restoring the classic look of a Folly Beach cottage to each unit.

The home is ideally located for visitors who want to walk to all of the local attractions. The beach, the pier, and BLU, the only ocean front restaurant and bar in the Charleston area, are within easy walking distance (2 blocks). Center Street's restaurants and shops are just a block away. Downtown Charleston, with its historic architecture, carriage rides, museums, and fine dinning is less than 15 minutes away as well.

The home itself is just as ideal as its location. Visitors can lounge on one of two wonderful porches. The shady front porch runs the length of the house and gets a fabulous beach breeze. It is a perfect spot to catch up on your beach reading or to watch the world go by; you can even catch a glimpse of the ocean. The back porch, a sunny spot outfitted with a table and chairs, is a perfect spot to soak up some sun, have lunch, or watch the sunset.

From the front porch, step into the main living area which includes the living room and dinning room. The home's hardwood floors, original wood paneling, architectural details, and eight large windows give this space a bright, classic beach cottage look.

There are three lovely bedrooms in the home. The king bedroom has a crisp, classic decor and is equipped with a flat screen TV. The adjacent bedroom has two twin beds and a decor that is fun and festive. These two rooms share a stylish bathroom that boasts a claw-foot tub. The queen bedroom has its own private bath and french doors opening onto the back porch.

The kitchen is bright, spacious, and includes gorgeous granite counter-tops and all of the amenities. The cooks in your party will appreciate the attention to detail and will be able to whip up a fantastic dinning experience with ease. Every gadget and accessory has been provided, so don't worry about bringing your micro-zester from home!

Additionally, the home has such conveniences as a washer and dryer and free WiFi. On your arrival, you'll find a welcome basket that will ease the unpacking process.

We have a no-smoking and a no-pet policy. We rent by the week in the summer.


Tara Hock

Member Since 2012
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within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 18, 2018
About Tara Hock

Brad and I have been living on Folly Beach for nine years. We gutted and renovated our own home and enjoyed the process so much that we have renovated several other properties. Brad does all of the work himself and his attention to detail really shows. We live right around the corner from our rental property, so if you need anything, just let us know.

Tara Hock purchased this House in 2011

Why Tara Hock chose Folly Beach

This home is so close to everything! The beach, the pier, and Center Street are all within easy walking distance. The interior of the home is bright, sunny, and decorated with comfort in mind. Additionally, we take care of our properties ourselves rather than having a realty company handle the bookings, maintenance, and cleaning. We personally inspect our properties weekly to make sure that our guests have the best experience possible.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single
      • Living Room
        1 sleep sofa /futon
      • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Pack and Play, Sleep Sofa (1).


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Claw-foot tub
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower
      • 2

      Location Type

        • Ocean View


            • Guests provide their own meals


                • Living Room
                • Air Conditioning
                • Hair Dryer
                • Heating
                • Internet
                • Iron & Board
                • Linens Provided
                • Clothes Dryer
                • Parking
                  There are spaces for two cars in the off-street parking area. Any additional cars will need to park on the street.
                • Parking Off Street
                • Towels Provided
                • Washing Machine
                • Wireless Internet
                • Free Wifi


                    • Coffee Maker
                    • Cooking Utensils
                    • Dishes & Utensils
                    • Dishwasher
                    • Ice Maker
                    • Kitchen
                    • Microwave
                    • Refrigerator
                    • Stove
                    • Toaster


                        • Child's Highchair
                        • Dining
                        • Dining Area
                        • comfy seating for 8 people


                            • Satellite / Cable
                            • Television


                                • Balcony
                                • Deck / Patio
                                • Lawn / Garden
                                • Tennis
                                  The Folly Beach tennis courts are just four blocks away.


                                    • churches
                                    • health/beauty spa
                                    • library
                                    • museums
                                    • playground
                                    • restaurants

                                      Leisure Activities

                                        • antiquing
                                        • boating
                                        • miniature golf
                                        • outlet shopping
                                        • paddle boating
                                        • shopping
                                        • sight seeing
                                        • walking

                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                            • pier fishing
                                            • cycling
                                            • fishing
                                            • golf
                                            • jet skiing
                                            • kayaking
                                            • paragliding
                                            • parasailing
                                            • deepsea fishing
                                            • sailing
                                            • surf fishing
                                            • surfing
                                            • swimming
                                            • tennis
                                            • water skiing
                                            • wind-surfing

                                              69 Reviews


                                              Latest reviews

                                              Relaxing, easy location to beach and Folly fun!

                                              Douglas G.

                                              This property was a great location for all we wanted to do in Folly. There is no need for a car if you plan to beach it and enjoy downtown Folly Beach. It was nice to be able to walk just a couple minutes to the beach as beach trail is on edge of property. Going to the local restaurants/bars is an easy, pleasant walk from this location.

                                              The property was relaxing and nice--being very clean and lots of charm. You can enjoy late afternoon drinks after spending the day at the beach on either of the property's two decks. We would stay here on our next visit to Folly Beach. Thanks much to the owners for allowing our stay!

                                              Perfect place to enjoy Folly Beach.

                                              Ruth S.Nashville, TN

                                              Tara has a real eye for great art as each room had interesting art on the walls to enjoy. The house is well stocked with supplies. We very much enjoyed both the deck and the front porch. We had a small maintenance issue when there but it was addressed quickly.

                                              Expectations met! A wonderful week of fun and laughter for our reunion.

                                              DINAH T.

                                              This was a re-union, we came from far and wide, Australia, South Africa, Oregon, Idaho and Western North Carolina. We were a group of six ladies all born in 1947 and who all attended the same high school in Rhodesia, Africa.

                                              We found the house as it is shown on the website, cheerful, clean and pleasing to the eye as well as being equipped with all our needs. It is well situated being close to the main street but not close enough to be disturbed by late night revellers. We used the only Folly Beach Taxi service we found on the internet ... a man of few words but totally reliable and, as the fares were divided by six, very reasonable. He ferried us to Charleston and back and to a Plantation and back arriving on the dot of time agreed upon.

                                              We love Folly

                                              Jameson H.

                                              Beautiful place, great location. Hope to return soon.


                                              Kay J.

                                              Our family of six adults stayed in this lovely rental September 2-9, 2017. We could not be happier with our choice. Location is super convenient to Folly Beach, restraurants, groceries and entertainment. The home itself was very clean and very comfortable. We cooked about half of our meals and also enjoyed almost limitless options of dine-out choices both on James Island and in nearby Downtown Charleston. (A cinnamon roll from Lost Dog Cafe should not be missed)

                                              Bedding was very nice and furnishings and appliances were all in good repair.

                                              We had no reason to contact our hosts, the Hocks, during our stay, so I guess that means they thought of everything beforehand.

                                              You will not regret choosing this property for your Folly Beach vacation.


                                              Scott A.

                                              This was our first time to Folly Beach. The locals are helpful & friendly. The town has a small town charm without a lot of distractions. This house is smack in the middle of everything. It's spotless, comfortable, centrally located and beautifully decorated. It's a short walk to the beach, pier, restaurants, & shops. We will definitely return to this rental.


                                              Folly Beach, SC, USA

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