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Affordable Oceanfront Cottage- Owner is Local

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Folly Beach Cottage Rental Photos and Description


Please be patient with me as vrbo's last update affected the rates and location section for this property and I'm working hard to correct this issue! I will always confirm prices when you message me though. Thank you for understanding!

Located minutes from the Morris Island Light House, come escape to this cozy, yet peaceful cottage tucked away at the east end of Folly Beach. With your own private walkway out to the sand, you will lose track of time while bathing in the sunshine!

This property is 800 sq ft and is ideal for 2 couples vacationing together, just one couple or a family of 3-4. Wifi and HD cable are available. The two bedrooms (one queen size and one full size bed) are side by side. They are not extremely spacious, but more than adequate for a week at the beach. Both bedrooms have a closet with coat hangers and a chest of drawers.

Linens and bath towels/wash cloths are provided and there is a laundromat on W. Hudson.

The kitchen is stocked with plates, bowls, cups, silverware, pots and pans. Cleaning supplies are available for daily 'tidying up.'

There is a comfy hammock on the deck looking out onto the Atlantic Ocean.

My family has owned this beach house since the 1970's and this is our first attempt at renting to vacationers. We hope to accommodate all of our guests, and since we are local, we are willing to go out of our way to do so.

Thank you for taking the time to view our listing :)

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Lizz Taylor
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2016

What makes this cottage unique

Wifi, HD cable, private beach walkway, on the 'quiet' end of the Island, ample parking and OCEANFRONT!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

Affordable Oceanfront Cottage- Owner is Local
average rating of 4.84375 based on 32 reviews

We love this place and Liz is an amazing host!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have stayed at Gramp's Getaway about half a dozen times in the past few years, and we can't wait to come back again soon. She does a great job of making you feel at home and we love the huge back deck that looks out directly onto the beach. Such a chill place to hang out and spend time walking on the beach, riding bikes, and relaxing. Thanks again Liz! You are the best.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! Always a pleasure! I look forward to hearing from you soon. Have a great day and holiday season!
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Great Great Place if you Love the Ocean

  • 5 of 5

Was looking for a getaway with plenty of ocean sounds, views, beauty and peace and quiet to just enjoy life at the beach. Well If you want that on your vacation this is the place for you! Had all the above and more. You can't get any closer to the ocean unless you live in it. It was fabulous. Liz was on top of things if I had any questions or concerns so it is a very hands on rental. Had a blast see you next year. Hope everyone is ok from Hurricane Matthew!!! We will be praying for you guys.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are so sweet! Thank you! We are nearly up and running over here after the hurricane. The house has very minimal damage and the power should be restored in the coming days. All in all, a victory in my book! These storms are very unpredictable. We are so very blessed to still have our home! Overall, the island didn't suffer too much damage at all- considering. Thank you for worrying about us :) You are welcome back any time and I'm so glad y'all had such a great time! Talk soon!
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Great Oceanfront House!

  • 5 of 5

Being able to see and hear the waves rolling into the beach is one of our favorite parts of a beach trip. This house has a great deck to relax on at the end of the day or enjoy a cup of coffee and watch the sunrise over the water in the morning. The house is clean, well stocked and very comfortable. I can't say enough good things about Lizz. She was awesome to work with and always responded quickly. I am already checking my calendar for a return trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awww, thank you so much! I'm so glad we could make it work on such short notice! You're welcome back any time :) Enjoy the rest of the year and I'm looking forward to hearing from you soon!
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  • 5 of 5

We love being near the water so we couldn't have found a better location with a short drive to Charleston. "Gramps Getaway" was a relaxing setting that was wonderful for walks on the beach and shell collecting with a great porch or deck to sit on, relax and watch the waves roll in. The owner Lizz was always quick to respond to our emails and very helpful. We had a great vacation! Thanks Lizz!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm thrilled y'all had such a great time! Thank you so much for coming to visit!
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  • 5 of 5

The Atlantic Ocean is right at the back deck. My husband and I and our two toy poodles loved sitting on the deck each morning and night and looking at the ocean...In the afternoon we watched the surfers.....The sound of the waves just put us to sleep....We have rented a lot of vacation condos and hotel rooms, but this was a one of a kind experience...It was very private and quiet...We met the nicest people walking the beach each day...In fact, you will not meet nicer people than the residents of Folly Beach. This is truly an adorable oceanfront beach cottage in a neat beach town...The cottage is clean and fully equipped and very comfortable...Worth the money...Lizz, the owner was very friendly and honest........We intend to stay here again......LOVED THE TOWN..LOVED THE COTTAGE.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words! You are welcome back anytime!
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Best Honeymoon ever!!

  • 5 of 5

This beach house was more than ideal! We had an absolutely wonderful visit! The house was clean, orderly, well equipped (i.e. Kitchen supplies, 3 TVs, plenty of chairs, nice new shower, stove, grill, various toys for the water - buckets, floats, etc), and an awesome sun room overlooking the ocean. We saw Dolphins swimming right in front of the house every day. The light house is a nice short walk down the beach from the house. One of my favorite amenities is that there's an outside shower with hot and cold water so you can shower off before going inside. The beds are comfortable as well! Lots of good food near by or easy to cook right at home. We really enjoyed having our dogs with us! We will definitely be coming back!!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We are so happy you were able to enjoy your honeymoon here on Folly Beach and you are welcome back any time! Stay tuned for renovations and upgrades in the coming months!
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Visit the Morris Island Light House! If you continue east down the beach, it's just a few minutes walk from our property.

Rates & Availability

Folly Beach Cottage Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300

Beginning in 2015, we will only be accepting reservations for a minimum of one week during peak season (May-August). The check-in/out day will be Friday. Please be patient as we have been experiencing difficulties since Vrbo changed their website layout/format! Do not hesitate to email us with questions.

We accept personal checks, money orders and cashier's checks unless another method has been approved. Your deposit is due when you return your rental agreement in the mail. Your rental fee needs to arrive at least 10 days prior to your check in. Thank you!

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Folly Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • 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
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Full shower, sink and toilet.
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Sunroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Practically outside. Glass door porch.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Double Bed (1), Queen Bed (1), Sectional couch, floor room for air mattresses, pull out futon on sun porch.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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