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Big Balloon, - three-bedroom, two-bath beach house with an awesome ocean view

22 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Grand Strand - Myrtle Beach Area House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8

Big Balloon is a three-bedroom, two-bath beach house located 0.5 miles south of Garden City Pier, across the street from the beach. This home has a fully-equipped kitchen complete with microwave and dishwasher, carpeted screened porch on front (ocean view), washer, dryer, and central heat and air conditioning. Flat screen TV (cable), DVD player, telephone, and Wi-Fi are also provided. Sleeping accommodations include two queen and two twin-sized beds, plus two day beds (one has a pullout trundle bed). Bedroom one has a private bath and the next two bedrooms share a bathroom. No pets. Check-out maid service included. Linens not included. Complete linen and bath package is available for $150, sheets and pillowcases only available for $72. Maximum occupancy: 8

Conveniently located close to some of the best area attractions, Garden City Beach is directly south of Surfside Beach and ends on a peninsula at the mouth of Murrells Inlet. One of the most renowned attractions in Garden City Beach is the Pier at Garden City. Other attractions include Marlin Quay Marina, Gulf Stream Cafe, Original Sam's Corner, and Sara J's Seafood Restaurant.

Just south of Garden City Beach is Murrells Inlet, a seaside community that is considered to be the "Seafood Capital of South Carolina", but is also home to some of the nation's best golf courses. Once primarily a fishing village, the town is best known for the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk, a half-mile long boardwalk overlooking a pristine salt marsh, and the many award-winning seafood and barbecue restaurants along Highway 17 Business in the central business district.

Brookgreen Gardens, a sculpture garden and wildlife preserve built on four former rice plantations, is located slightly south of Murrells Inlet. It features several themed gardens with American figurative sculptures placed in them, trails through several nature reserve ecosystems and the Lowcountry Zoo.

If you're looking for places to shop, Inlet Square Mall, The Market Common, Coastal Grand, Myrtle Beach Mall, Broadway at the Beach, Barefoot Landing, two Tanger shopping outlets, countless strip-malls, and many more shopping facilities are all within an easy drive from Garden City Beach. Looking for some entertainment, take in a show at Alabama Theater, Medieval Times, The Carolina Opry, Pirates Voyage, and Legends in Concert. And don't forget about Ripley's Aquarium, Alligator Adventure, Hard Rock Cafe, Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, and The Pavilion Nostalgia Park.

Other points of interest close by include the waterfront community of Georgetown, the third oldest city in South Carolina and second largest seaport in South Carolina, and historic Conway with its downtown Riverwalk area nestled on the banks of the Waccamaw River. Both towns include fine dining, shopping, and historic sites.

Surfside Beach, Garden City Beach and Murrells Inlet are all close to Waccamaw Hospital and several urgent care facilities.

Whatever your desire, whatever your need, the south strand offers a little something on everyone's to-do list. We have a variety of restaurants, retail stores, miniature golf, entertainment venues, charter fishing, water sports... and of course, nothing but relaxation.

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner/Property Manager (Property Manager)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.4
based on 22 traveler reviews

Big Balloon, - three-bedroom, two-bath beach house with an awesome ocean view
average rating of 4.3636365 based on 22 reviews
Dublin, OH
4

Big Baloon

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

broken screens, broken blinds, mold in the master br closet and bees on the porch making it unuasable

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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DeRuyter, NY
5

Very Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

It was a perfect location for us. The camp was lovely and the PORCH was a hit.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Garden City Realty, Inc.
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Jefferson, MD
5

Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The house was clean and in a great location. Outside and shower areas could use some tlc.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Garden City Realty, Inc.
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Riva, MD
4

Big Balloon Review Aug. 2015

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Over all the house and our stay was very good. AC was cold, always had plenty of hot water and location was wonderful. I would suggest the owners fix the side entrance door as it is stuck shut and would not open. Not good in an emergency. Also a few more chairs on the front porch would be nice as the three provided was not enough for the 6 of us who stayed there. They might also want to add a cheap outside grill. Other than that all was good.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Garden City Realty, Inc.
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Bloomfield, VA
4

Good choice

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Nice place and good view,we enjoyed our stay very much.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: Garden City Realty, Inc.
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Vacation 2014 at Big Ballon Garden City

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The location and view were great. Setting on the porch listening to the waves and looking at the water was awesome. The home while being older was very functional(nice kitchen)and decorated in great taste. The only thing that made you realize you were in a older home was the baths. The short distance to the beach and pier was perfect for managing our small children in our party.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Garden City Realty, Inc.
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Amenities

Grand Strand - Myrtle Beach Area House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 2 Queen beds, 3 Twin beds, 1 Other bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf

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