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Cozy Folly cottage across street from the beach; great place for relaxing

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
5 nights

Description

Folly Beach Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Two story Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath Upstairs (Sleeps 2-4)

This property is in an ideal location and designed for one or two couples. Cross the street and down the only natural pathway on Folly onto a beautiful beach. It is a short distance to Center Street with shopping, local restaurants and grocery store, post office, a 1045-foot-long fishing pier, playground, cinemas, library and recreation center. The 'washout' known for surfing is only a block away. Folly Beach is home to the famous Morris Island Lighthouse.

Enjoy your meals and the gentle breezes on a screened porch furnished with table and chairs and swing. Linens and bath towels are furnished. The kitchen is well equipped except for dishwasher and disposal. There is a washer/dryer in the laundry room. There are 2 double beds, one in each bedroom. The bath-toilet, combination tub/shower and 2 sinks adjoins the master bedroom. Each bedroom has ceiling fans. The master bedroom has cable TV/DVD as well as one in the livingroom. Internet and WiFi available. Visit historical Charleston only 8 miles away with wonderful restaurants, museums, art galleries and live theater. A visit to any of the plantations is only 30 minutes away.

The laid-back atmosphere at Folly makes it truly 'The Edge of America.'

Sorry, we can not accept pets. No smoking please.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Ray and Judy Knox
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Cozy Folly cottage across street from the beach; great place for relaxing
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
5

Kim

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! The house was very inviting :)

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kim, you and your family were perfect guests. We would certainly welcome your return in the future. Thank you for responding.
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Bemidji, MN.
5

Marian Bomgren

  • 5 of 5

The beach house was just what we needed for our stay. Everything we needed was available. The very short walk to the beach was ideal! My favorite place was the screened porch but the "no see-um's" found me anyway! Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Groveland, IL
5

We loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just returned from a weeks vacation at this vacation rental and had a wonderful time. This was our first time at this rental and from past experiences we told ourselves to not be disappointed if the home did not quite live up to our expectations - but to our surprise it not only lived up to our expectations, it surpassed them. The home was roomier than expected, nicely decorated and more than adequately furnished. And the nice, quick walk to the beach was great! We'd look forward to staying here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ohio
4

clean & close to beach

  • 4 of 5

PROS: the owner, Judy, was very accommodating, friendly, and prompt to return phone calls. The cottage has been extremely well cared for and very clean. Providing bikes and beach chairs was an added bonus, as we love to explore beach islands by bike, and beach chairs were great, as we couldn't bring ours on the plane. The beach itself is just across the street, although beware - on the short path to get there I was eaten alive by mosquito, even with bug spray on...I learned to run down the path to minimize the damage!!! Biking into town for breakfast took us 15 mins one way, and was very doable and justified the calories from Tokyo Crepes :). I loved being close enough to town to do this and yet far enough away from the crowds and noise.

CONS: you can tell by the pictures that the place is "dated" and could benefit from renovations/ newer furniture etc. The mattresses were "OK", but with my bad back, more than 4 nights would not be desirable. Kitchen could use some Tupperware or Rubbermaid to store leftovers and a blender, as the Cusinart did not chop ice well for smoothies. Also, rugs in the bathroom would be nice - we used a towel to suffice. All in all the PROS outweigh the cons, but I'm just being honest about the "dating" of the place.

We booked very last minute, so I was glad to find this cute little place, close to the beach and clean. :)

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa, thank you for sharing your thoughts and comments. I most probably will obtain a blender as so many folks are now drinking fruit drinks for breakfast. As for the furniture, we feel it is comfortable, clean and fits the cottage atmosphere. We are glad you enjoyed the bikes and your stay at Folly.
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United States
5

Clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do this little house justice. The cottage is so clean and if you've ever been to Folly you know how difficult & rare that can be. The owners are so nice and were available when needed. They even had beach toys for our kids that we were able to use. The Beach access is almost directly across the road, so it's very convenient & easy to get to. Our family - 2 adults and two children - had a lovely time in the cottage. It was just perfect for us. We plan to come back again and again. The only thing missing is an outdoor shower!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chickamauga, GA
5

It feels like home!

  • 5 of 5

This beach cottage was exactly what we were looking for. The pictures on the web site do not do it justice. The cottage feels very comfortable and inviting. The owner was pleasant and very helpful. My family vacationed on Folly Beach when I was a little girl and it was nice to revisit the area with my mother and sister after 30 years. A lot has changed but the unique, warm beach town that I remember can still be found. Charleston is very close with many things to do. We took the Harbor Tour and it was very enjoyable. I can not say enough about this little beach cottage that is so relaxing you will never want to leave. I will definitely be returning.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Morris Island Lighthouse
"Nice to take a bike ride to the east end of the island where the Morris Island Lighthouse st..."
Folly Beach Fishing Pier
"Bring along your fishing equipment and enjoy fishing from the pier in town."
The Wooden Spoon at Bert's
"Always open for your grocery needs."
Taco Boy
"Guests have enjoyed the tacos at this restaurant"
Rita's Seaside Grille
"Guests have enjoyed eating at Ritas."
Locklears
"We like this restaurant and often take family and friends here"
Woody's Pizza
"Nice to call and have them deliver."
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Charleston International
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Municipal on James Island
Nearest Train
12 Miles
North Charleston
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Variety of restaurants on Center Street

The back yard has a small basketball court. The front porch has swing and table/chairs for your meals. The cottage has central H/AC with ceiling fans in the bedrooms. There are adult bikes available for renters use. A short natural walkway to the beach is just across the street. There is a beach area with plenty of room for sunbathing. Sorry, no pool. Ride bikes to see the Morris Island Lighthouse at the east end of the island. There is a fishing pier on Center Street. There are several churches on the island for your worship.

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Rates & Availability

Folly Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
seasonal
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$140
$900
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$145
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $60 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Any cancellations would be handled on an individual basis. A signed rental agreement is required prior to renting with one-half the total fee.

Half the total amount is required to reserved the cottage along with a signed rental agreement and the remaining payment amount is required three (3) weeks prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Folly Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Vanity with double sinks.
  • Bath towels are furnished but not beach towels
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • The Master has one queen bed with dresser/mirror, night stand and closet. The master BR has TV/DVD . The guest bedroom has double bed, dresser and floor lamp, closet. Bed linens are furnished.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Folly island offers crabbing, fishing charters, biking and water skiing & shag dancing on the pier. You can often enjoy the bottle-nosed dolphins frolicking off the beach and watching the shore birds waiting for you to feed them.

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