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Pier Bungalow Less Than One Minute Walk to the Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 BR 2 Bath with ocean view across Waccamaw from the beach, sleeps 6

Relax on our deck, see the ocean, and hear the waves breaking. Our home is located in Oceanside Village (a private, family-oriented, gated community) in Surfside Beach between the Surfside and Garden City Piers. We have a spacious, covered and painted deck providing cool breezes with an ocean view where you can use the gas grill and enjoy outdoor dining on the two tables with chairs. Inside (in 2013), we added wainscoting, window casements, new light fixtures, fresh paint, and some new plumbing fixtures. In 2014 we installed laminate flooring throughout the home, and completely remodeled the king bedroom's private bathroom to include a shower/bathtub combination and new sink.

Two bedrooms (one king and one queen), and a pull out queen size sofa accomodates six comfortably. The king bedroom has a private bathroom (remodeled in 2014), and separate entrance leading to a secluded deck. The closet and dresser offer ample storage. It also has a 32in flat screen TV with cable. The second bedroom has a queen bed, large dresser, and a 24in flat screen TV with cable. Its walk-in closet has plenty of space with a stack washer and dryer, ironing board, and iron.

The kitchen features a refrigerator with ice maker (added in 2015), dishwasher, disposal, flat surface stove and oven, a microwave, toaster, coffee maker, blender, and all cookware including dishes and utensils. The kitchen also has a large eat-in bar with three stools for casual dining and a separate dining room with an ocean view that seats six.

The spacious living room has a love seat, recliner, and a comfortable sofa which pulls out into a queen size bed. There is a 42in flat screen TV with cable, DVD player, stereo, and free WIFI internet connection for the house. There are ceiling fans throughout.

The concrete parking area below can accommodate 4 vehicles easily. There is a private outdoor shower (cold only). Borrow a beach chair from the outdoor bin and have fun on the beach - which is less than a minute's walk.

We love pets, but we have a strict NO PETS policy for the entire property (inside, outside, decks, parking area, and planted/landscape areas). A golf cart is not included with the home.

Upon arrival, visit the Oceanside Village Office if you would like access to oceanfront parking in the lot beside the Conch Cafe, golf cart rental, or use of the fitness center (separate fees apply for these features). OSV does not allow non-resident golf carts.

You can enjoy complementary use of the indoor (heated) and outdoor pools, a children's water park with a lounge cooling area, lighted tennis courts, volleyball courts, a basketball court, a baseball field, bocce and horseshoe courts, a park/playground area, and many fishing lakes around the 180-acre property. Oceanside Village is a short drive north to Market Common, Myrtle Beach, and other area attractions or south to Murrell's Inlet and Pawley's Island for great seafood, nightlife, and specialty shops.

Area attractions include over 100 golf courses - Tupelo Bay is just across Hwy 17 from Oceanside Village. Miniature golf courses are close, too. Fish from one of the two nearby piers (Surfside and Garden City), go off shore on a charter out of Murrell's Inlet, or surf fish with a SC fishing license. There are many more water activities to choose from including kayaking, parasailing, jet skiing, banana boating, and several different water tours.

Abundant shopping is available within a short drive at Inlet Square Mall, Market Common, Coastal Grand Mall, Barefoot Landing, or Broadway at the Beach.

Visit the official Myrtle Beach tourism website for great vacation information.

More Details

William Thrift
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

About William Thrift

We grew up in South Carolina and have always loved the beach. Surfside Beach and Oceanside Village have been home to many friends and family and we call this our second home.

William Thrift purchased this bungalow in 2012

Why William Thrift chose Myrtle Beach

Lark Be A Lady is the culmination of a dream for us to have a beach home, especially a short walk from the sand. Oceanside Village is a pleasant, quiet, and safe community which welcomes residents and guests.

What makes this bungalow unique

This beach house offers all the comforts of home. Our favorite spot, which we are sure will be yours too, is our great deck where we take our morning coffee, have lunch and dinner, entertain guests, and enjoy alone time just the two of us.

You may feel more comfortable bringing your own bed linens. However, if you would like to use our linens, we require you to launder them and leave them in the same condition as you found them - for no additional charge. If our housekeeping service has to launder them, there will be a fee deducted from the security deposit.

Kitchen and dish towels are provided - we ask that you launder them and leave them in the basket under the sink upon departure.

We do not provide personal or beach towels.


Myrtle Beach Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • King BR bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , completely remodeled in 2014
    Hall Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , elongated toilet, partial bathroom remodel in 2013
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , Dresser w/24in TV, closet/laundry room, hall bath
    King Bedroom - 1 king , Large room, private full bath, private entrance w/deck
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper sofa in Living Room is queen size.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Replaced love seat and sleeper sofa in 2017. Sleeper sofa is queen-size. Laminate flooring installed throughout in 2014. Less than a minute walk to the beach.


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average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews
Charlotte, NC

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

Clean and cozy home w/ everything we needed. Rented a golf cart from the community to go back and forth to beach and pools and the kids were in heaven. Great location near restaurant row in murrells inlets and several great seafood markets where we bought blue crabs and streamed shrimp for dinner.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sarah, We are very happy that you and your guests had such a great time at Lark Be A Lady! Thank you for the review too! - Will and Ginger
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Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first year staying in a beach home instead of a condo. It was perfect and in a great location. The home itself was clean and in great condition and has that light beachy feel. It's literally steps from the beach and we also took advantage of the golf card rentals. It was nice driving to the designated parking lot on the beach just across the street and being able to take it up to the pool area. There is also a great restaurant across the street on the beach " Conch Café".

The favorite part of the house was the covered porch. We spent a lot of time out there too, enjoying coffee, playing games or eating meals. The breeze feels so good and it's so comfortable.

We would highly recommend this for vacation. You won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Christie, We are glad that you and your family had such a great time at Lark Be A Lady and Surfside Beach. It's great that we can share our home with vacationers like you. Thanks for the review! - Will and Ginger
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Lark be a Lady

  • 5 of 5

Positively delightful!!! Rented property for the month of March 2017. Bright, cherry and well stocked amenities. Location to the beach was a major plus. We enjoyed a few delicious meals across the street at the Conch Cafe. Other conveniences (groceries, shopping, golf) were just a short drive. Plenty attractions, tours, and sight seeing opportunities to fill your days. Would highly recommend Lark be a Lady

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Property, walk to beach!!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property in February 2017 and loved it. As previous owners in Oceanside Village, this was a wonderful trip down memory lane for us. The home was clean, modern and decorated in cheerful beach designs. There was more than adequate kitchen equipment, local area information, beach chairs - just a very comfortable place to be.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The Pier Bungalow provided a wonderful vacation home away from home. I would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stayed twice this summer, like it !

  • 5 of 5

We stayed twice in the Bungalow this summer: first week of July and first week of August. We really liked it.

Owner is very responsive and addresses any issues/concerns (we could not find hair dryer during second stay for example) within a day.

It is walking distance to the beach, less than 5 minutes even if you are as slow as a turtle. Beach itself is very clean and nice.

Not much attractions within walking distance(though there is a nice restaurant on the beach right across the road) so less people and more quite overall, a major plus for us.

BBQ on open terrace with an ocean sight is another plus.

Will definitely consider it for the next summer. Was even thinking not to review and keep the place to myself.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Myrtle Beach
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Tupelo Bay
Nearest Restaurant
Conch Cafe
Nearest Beach
Surfside Beach/Garden City

As of 8-17-15, per Horry County:

Shading devices NOT allowed on the beach include (but not limited to) tents, tarps, cabanas, pavilions, sports-umbrellas or similar devices, or any material mounted on supports.

Umbrellas allowed on the beach are defined as: collapsible circular shading devices consisting of natural or synthetic fabric stretched over hinged ribs radiating from a central pole without grounding lines or ropes and no greater than 7 feet 6 inches (in size).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Nightly/CC fee (1x) $25
Tax Rate 12.0%

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Rental weeks are from Saturday through Saturday. Check-in time is 4pm EST and check-out time is 11am EST.
We provide an inspection/housekeeping service, but there is no separate housekeeping fee (except a 1x $25 fee for credit card bookings and nightly stays).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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