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Fripp Island, 3rd Row Ocean, 50 Yards To Best Beach, 4BR/3BA, New Kitchen

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Fripp Island, 3rd Row Ocean, next to beach access, steps to best 24/7 beach

Welcome to 'Sandy Shores' Fripp Island 3rd row ocean home. This is a 4 bedroom, 3 bath home near the center of the island. It has a ramp off the back of the house for access without using stairs.

Just steps to the best beach on the island.... 120 steps to the boardwalk which provides a 24 hour, 7 days a week beach. You are so close to the water at this uncrowded access with plenty of room to set up for the day, but only a few feet from the high tide line. It is also the best part of the beach to boogie board and surf. We are located just 2 blocks from the Beach Club.

This newly renovated home (November 2012) sleeps 15 people comfortably in the 4 bedrooms. Three of the bedrooms have their own full bathroom and flat screen TV. The 4th bedroom is a bunk room for kids. The kitchen was a total remodel and has all new appliances, granite countertops, new cabinetry, tile floor, and is generously furnished. There are 3 dining areas in this spacious home (2,450 square feet of living space) plus a table on the deck for outdoor dining. The living room has a new 40' flat screen TV. The bathrooms are tile floors with new counters and all new fixtures.

Bedroom setup:

Bedroom 1: King bed, twin daybed with twin trundle (sleeps 4), flat screen TV, private bathroom. (main level)

Bedroom 2: 2 Queen beds, twin daybed with twin trundle (sleeps 6), flat screen TV, private bathroom. (main level)

Bedroom 3: 2 Twin beds (sleeps 2), flat screen TV, shared bathroom with bunk room. (second floor)

Bedroom 4: Bunk bed, full plus twin (sleeps 3), shared bathroom with bedroom 3. There is no door on the bunk room and a shared closet in the hall with bedroom #3 (second floor)

Included In Rental: beach chairs, boogie boards, and sand toys. The cleaning fee is included in the price of the rental. Please note that we no longer provide a golf cart, but they are available for rent on the island.

Amenity cards are available for purchase. These must be used to access pools, tennis courts, restaurants, and the 2 championship golf courses.

More Details

Property Manager
Marla Gatley
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2017

About Marla Gatley

We live in Kansas and have spent our summers on Fripp Island since 2006.

Marla Gatley purchased this house in 2012

Why Marla Gatley chose Beaufort area

We love this property because it is so close to the best beach on Fripp Island with 24/7 beach, even at high tide. The house sits next to the boardwalk that leads to the beach. It is near the center of the island, just 2 blocks from the Beach Club, which includes the pools, food court, tennis courts, shopping, Sand Bar, gym, and countless activities.

Guestbook comments from the manager

My family and I just got home from my son's Marine Corps Graduation. It was the most remarkable event! I want to say that your home is absolutely beautiful. We all had our own space, had a great time at the beach yesterday afternoon, and had extended family for a cookout on Friday evening. My son has a few friends who have enlisted since he started boot camp and you can bet I will highly recommend your property. Thank you for opening your home to us.
Nov 2013
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Fripp Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2450 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , King + Twin day bed with twin size trundle, flat screen TV
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single , 2 Queen beds + Twin day bed with twin trundle (main)
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , bedroom is located on second floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunk bed with full on bottom and twin on top (2nd flr).
  • Bedrooms 1, 2, and 3 have flat screen TV's.....Bedrooms 1 & 2 are located on the main level.....Bedrooms 3 & 4 are located on the second level and share a bathroom and a closet.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
included: ......boogie boards.......sand toys .........outdoor shower.......beach chairs..... all included in your rental


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Fripp Island, 3rd Row Ocean, 50 Yards To Best Beach, 4BR/3BA, New Kitchen
average rating of 4.92 based on 26 reviews

Beautiful and spacious!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house for my son's graduation from MCRD Parris Island. We had room for all the attending family, enjoyed the common living areas, and the beach. There were games to play, bikes to ride, not to mention it was great walking around seeing the beautiful neighborhood. The owner was easy to reach and maintains the home very well. Almost anything you need for the kitchen is there. We would love to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We spent 4 days in this lovely beach home over the Thanksgiving holiday and absolutely loved it.

  • 5 of 5

The house accommodated our large family of 12 easily and the living room/kitchen area was very spacious for cooking and gathering together. Excellent Wi-Fi signal and awesome beach access. Island folks friendly and great biking/running trails as well as beachcombing 24/7. Marla our hostess, was wonderful in getting us numerous guest passes and making everything perfect for our holiday gathering.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We spent September celebrating our 50th anniversary in this great Fripp Island home. It is very comfortable, well equipted, ànd a great location. Our landlords are very helpful and had the home ready even though we arrived the day after a hurricane / tropical storm had passed through. The Beaufor area is full of neat shops, great restaurànts, and low country scenery. We will be coming back!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, home is well furnished, Marla was very responsive and excellent to work with. Highly recommend!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Rental Property

  • 5 of 5

This house is full of everything you could need on your vacation which makes traveling so much easier. The house is clean, updated and extremely convenient to everything.

I highly recommend this house to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home and Excellent Location

  • 4 of 5

This was our 2nd visit to Fripp Island. Our family of 9 (6 adults 3 children) recently stayed in this beautiful home. Owners, Marla and Greg, were genuinely kind and accommodating, and went over the top to ensure that our visit was pleasant. Their beautiful home met all our needs except for the twin beds upstairs which my husband and I slept on. The mattresses were uncomfortable for us and we're probably more suitable for young folk. I expressed my disappointment to Marla and Greg who met us there soon after our arrival. They kindly reminded me that the beds were exactly as represented in the featured photos of the home. I agreed. In fact, per my request upon booking the home, two comfortable chairs were added to the living room. In spite of my and my husband's sleeping discomfort, we spent a fabulous week with our family on Fripp Island, the ultimate family vacation destination!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Savannah, GA
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Ocean Point and Ocean Creek
Car: recommended

Hunting Island State Park is across the bridge


Rates & Availability

Fripp Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 28 2016 - Mar 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Mar 5 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Aug 13 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Nov 27 2017 - Mar 3 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

We accept visa, mastercard, discover, or check. You can pay on-line or mail contract to me. We take 50% to hold the house and the balance is due 60 days out.

Cleaning fee is included in the price.

Amenity cards are available for purchase. Summer = $50 per week. Off-season = $35 per week.

MONTHLY RATE = $3,200 October - March. Ask about monthly rates for April, May, September

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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