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Lowcountry Elegance BEACHFRONT Charleston SUMMER 2018 -10 Miles- Historic Dist

People16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

CHARLESTON OCEANFRONT HOME - PERFECT LOCATION- 6 BR/ 4.75 Baths, (Sleeps 12- 16)

HISTORIC CHARLESTON OFFERS THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS: INCREDIBLE BEACHES, YEAR ROUND FESTIVALS- ART & MUSIC, HISTORIC SIGHTSEEING, WORLD CLASS DINING, GREAT WEATHER YEAR ROUND, & SO MUCH MORE ...

We are set up to very comfortably accommodate 10 adults with 2-6 children, or 12 is our FIRM MAX for ALL-ADULT GROUPS, for your comfort and our home's safety.

LOWCOUNTRY LIVING, ELEGANT, YET, COMFORTABLE

This spacious home, on beachfront with glorious views, is designed for a large gathering of family and/or friends. The main living area, warmed by heart-of-pine bead-board and flooring, has five sofas to accommodate hanging-out and visiting. Antique dining table seats 10-16 with four stools at the adjoining kitchen counter/bar (plus a high chair for tots).

Both areas look out over the set-down screen porch with tables, chairs, rockers, hammock, and sundeck onto the beautiful white beach and ocean. You are just close enough to see dolphins frolick from inside the home.

PRIVACY!

Designed for congregating, this home also offers individual privacy. Each of the bedrooms has its own HDTV with cable, four of these have ocean views and three have doors onto the upper level deck. The large kid's room has been painted to resemble an aquarium. It has two sets of bunks with trundles under each.

Free private XFinity WIFI and digital cable TV.

The underneath of this home is a grill-out, hang-out, play area, white washed and open-air, 14 ft ceiling. It has a gas and charcoal grill, a tiki bar area, ping pong table, hammock chairs, and various outdoor/beach games, as well as outdoor table and chairs. We keep 8-11 or so beach/sand chairs (along with the resin adirondacks that are great for beach), a large cooler, and an awesome all-terain Wonder Wheeler to tote your things across your private boardwalk and down the dune. I also have info for a service that will set you up with wood and canvas loungers and umbrellas each morn. Call or email to ask about our pool access.

OCEAN BOULEVARD'S OCEANFRONT HOMES ARE THE CLOSEST LEGALLY POSSIBLE ON THE ISLAND.

Bedroom breakdown:

1 king master BR with ocean view on main floor (other 5 BRs are upstairs)

4 Queen BRs, 3 with oceanfront view (2 have loveseats which have been also used as toddler beds)

(1 without ocean view)

6 twin beds in kid's room (2 sets of bunks with trundles; plus a port-a-crib for tots).

Bathroom breakdown:

Main floor King master is full en suite.

1/2 bath on main floor

3 full baths upstairs are all accessed from hallway

enclosed outdoor shower ground level great to get the sand off

Bed linens and bath towels can be provided. We use 100% cotton linens, and 100% cotton cover, top-line hypoallergenic pillows in all rooms. Bear in mind please that 100% cotton wrinkles, and sunbathing products stain terribly. Sheets and towels are certainly guaranteed clean, but not free from such small product stains. You may rent linens from a service if preferred, or bring your own.

We now have a golf cart availble for use by licensed drivers only, with signed waver!

LOCATION... LOCATION... LOCATION!

We choose this specific spot to build for the closest legal proximity to the beach (20 yds down our private boardwalk), safe swimming areas, and non-crowded privacy from the commercial area, a 3/4 mile walk.

You are 3/4 mile walk or drive down the beachfront to the Banana Cabana, Long Island Cafe, Coconut Joe's, Acme Lowcountry Grill, and many great restaurants. 3/4 mile the other way to The Boathouse Restaurant on Breech Inlet. The world famous Windjammer beach bar offers up live entertainment.

While enjoying the Island Life, you can go swimming, body surfing, play volleyball, dine at oceanfront restaurants, bike the beaches, jog, cruise the intercoastal waterway, sail, surf, windsurf, take in some live music, shop the boutiques. Check out the scuba diving or go deep sea fishing. Relax at a spa or try horseback riding. Kayak, parasail, water-ski, fish, go 'Crabin or Shrimpin,' walk the beach for shells, take a sunset cruise, charter a small boat, explore uninhabited islands, play some of the South’s finest golf courses.

You are only ten miles from the Historic District of Downtown Charleston. Take in the charm of this beautiful city and learn more about Charleston on a horse-drawn carriage ride, or tour Charleston Bay and Fort Sumter by boat. South Carolina Aquarium, world class restaurants, the Charleston City Open Market and shopping galore, live theater, live music, museums, and more.

You are just five minutes from Mount Pleasant Towne Centre: an upscale shopping experience in classic southern style. With over 65 national and local tenants, including: Banana Republic, Gap, Bath & Body Works, Caché, Men's Wearhouse and Old Navy, as well as the regions only J.Jill, Coldwater Creek and Francesca's. Sample exquisite home-made candy at Sweet Julep's Candy & Gifts, or dine at PF Changs, 5 Guys Burgers, Longhorn Steakhouse, TGI Friday's, Atlanta Bread Company, - there is sure to be a culinary diversion to suit your palette. After dinner, stroll the lush, tree-lined streets or relax at the luxurious Palmetto Grande 16-screen theatre. Ten minutes away you'll find famous Shem Creek shrimp boats and seafood restaurants. The Yorktown WWII destroyer and several historical plantations are all within easy driving distance as well.

Again, We are set up to very comfortably accommodate 10 adults with 2-6 children, or 12 adults. Isle of Palms now strictly enforces their CODES which limit the number of guests in all rentals. We may only exceed 16 guests for children 2 years or younger. Guests risk a fine for violating Codes.

(Please note: there is a separate 1 BR Suite NOT available for rental that will be locked off and empty for your stay, and is Not part if the 6BR/ 4.75BA .)

( *We also have a small oceanfront condo that sleeps up to 5 - 2/3 of a mile up the beach for small groups or additional guests. See - 'All My Rental Listings' below for links. We have a large 2BR townhouse 1 mile from Sullivan's Island beach and 6 miles to downtown for fabulous rates, as well as a 1BR (king bed)/1BA next door to that which sleeps up to 4. Please ask about the great rates and availability.

Private chef services are available. Ask for more info.

Please note: We provide a lmited amount of start-up paper goods, soaps, etc.

We provide 16 bath towels, 16 washcloths, 10 hand towels, 5 bath mats, 2-3 kitchen towels, and will always have some linens that get suntan oil/accelorator/ shaving nick stained after 1st/2nd use, but buy 4+ new sets a year, and cannot do new ones every stay. Some guests prefer to bring their own for maximum comfort. Extras are also avaiable for rent from our cleaning service, or several independant ones in the area.

The underneath is cleaned regularly, but not in between every weekly Summer use and wil likely have sand and dirt, etc, like a yard outdoor area. Also grills may have some gas, but it is possible you will need to get a refill, plus your own charcoal, as we do not regularly supply those items.

The full deposit will be returned if a CANCELLATION is made 90 days prior to the reservation. 50% will be refunded for a cancellation 45-90 days prior. 100% minus $100 handling fee will be refunded in any case, if the spot can be filled after cancellation. A serious threat of hurricane (actual hurricane warnings for the Charleston area in the next 48 hours) would constitute a 100% refund.

It is standard practice to have guests empty trash, as they may have stinky stuff (diapers, seafood, shells...) which permeates the place when not cleaned for hours, or occasionally the next day.

Keywords: Beach House, villa, cottage, beachfront, oceanfront

More Details

Owner
Susan Player Verbsky
Member since: 2001
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 January, 2018

About Susan Player Verbsky

My name is Susan Player Verbsky; a wife and mother by God's Grace, a Psychotherapist by training, with a small practice here for 20+ years, and a Real Estate investment and management specialist by design for the same time period. I enjoy the great intangible rewards of Therapy, and, equally, the tangible rewards of developing a property and working with people planning vacation time.

Susan Player Verbsky purchased this house in 1993

Why Susan Player Verbsky chose Isle of Palms

Our family built this house after many years of family trips renting homes up and down the Carolina Coast. We choose this spot on IOP for its exceptionally beautiful and safe beach, proximity to ocean, and as well to all that Charleston has to offer. We then endeavored to incorporate all of the do's and dont's we learned in the many beachfront homes we had rented. ** Smaller groups and families may want to look at our small beachfront condo 2/3 mile up the beach, our 1BR (king bed)/1BA 1 mile from the beach and 6 miles to Historic Downtown, our large townhouse next door to it. Look at "All my listings" next to owner info, or ask, and I will send the site numbers : )

What makes this house unique

As mentioned before, this home is designed for a large gathering of family and/or friends to enjoy each other, enjoy privacy when desired, enjoy amazing views from almost every room, enjoy the best beach, and enjoy Charleston when you can tear yourself away. I am from this area, and live less than 5 miles away, so I am able to be hands-on. We are in a residential area, so if you're looking for a total party house, please continue : )

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Isle of Palms in Charleston County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 34
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • -Do NOT move furniture OR move it back before checkout if must! Checkout: - Dishwasher load running, but not sink full of dishes. -EMPTY Trashcans
  • Outdoor areas are to be left in fine shape as found Please let me know if a WRECK when you arrive, NOT dirt, bug or small broken beach toy outdoors
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Lift
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Outdoor Shower
  • We are happy to provide linens, We provide 16 bath towels, 16 washcloths, 10 hand towels, 5 bath mats, 2-3 kitchen towels, and and all bed linens at no extra charge, with the understanding that we use 100% cotton 300+ count and so will always have some linens that get suntan oil/accelerator/ shaving nick spot stained after 1st/2nd use. We toss any with large stains, but occasionally with 8+ loads after guests, a towel/sheet slips by with accelerator stain that gets darker with time and washing. Guests a We buy 4+ new sets a year of 100% cotton, and rotate those to have fresh on hand for cleanings, but cannot do new ones every stay and be reasonably priced. Some guests prefer to bring their own for maximum comfort. When guests used the outside linen service in the past, they got 50/50 poly/cotton very cheap sheets/towels, and were unhappy. Our linens are carefully, fully laundered. We also provide a limited amount of start-up paper goods, soaps, etc. It is a storage space issue, not $
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
7 TVs, All flatscreen TVs, Full Gourmet Kitchen, Two Refrigerators, Ice Machine, Two Jacuzzi Tubs in Bath, Covered Parking for one or two, Parks 8-14 Cars, WIFI, Ping-Pong Table, Bocci Ball Set, Horse Shoes, Volleyball Net, PRIVATE Boardwalk, Beach Shower, Port-A-Crib, High Chair, and stroller available, ! PETS NOT ALLOWED - SERIOUSLY - NO EXCEPTIONS !, NO SMOKING indoors, Handicap-Access.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9411764 based on 18 reviews
5

Spacious beachfront home

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful family Christmas here with six grandkids and eight adults and there was plenty of room. Great location! The house is just steps away from the beach, and the giant sandbox entertained the young ones and provided get-away walks for the adults. It is also convenient to downtown Charleston and Fort Moultrie. In all communications with the owner or house manager we received quick and helpful responses. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, and for being wonderful guests. Happy New Year! Susan V
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5

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Very nice!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank YOU for being great guests! Susan V
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Location and like being at home- except better!

  • 5 of 5

Home is steps from the ocean and minutes away from anything else you may want. You truly feel like you are at home when you stay here. Love it!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please come back again : ) Susan V
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5

Ideal home for enjoying Isle of Palms

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family chose Isle of Palms to gather together for a week vacation. This home was just perfect for that. Being right on the ocean was wonderful since the smaller children and parents needed to go back and forth. The view from inside, on the porch and decks was beautiful. The family room, which is directly across from the kitchen and dining area,was our favorite with 5 super comfortable couches. And the openness of this floor plan ensured that we could enjoy everyones company in either of the 3 areas. The home is very clean and the bath towels they provided were luxurious. It's a perfect home for an Isle of Palms vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, and for being wonderful guests. It makes us Love our family place even more to have other families/friends experience Joy there ... (and yes, helps pay huge taxes and insurance : ) Susan V
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perfect beach stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a perfect family reunion and 80th birthday celebration for my mother. Family came from all over and converged on Susan's wonderful house. The house was everything we wanted (roomy, clean, well-equipped and cared for), right on the beach. Elevator and handicap accessibility was perfect for mom. Susan is an attentive and friendly host. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, and for being excellent guests! Please do come stay with us again : ) Susan V
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Terrific stay on Isle of Palms

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from vacation on Isle of Palms at this oceanfront house.

We enjoyed easy access to the beach, and gorgeous views throughout the day and evening.

Outfitted with ping pong, corn hole and other fun games. We would definitely consider returning if we are back in the area.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Missy! I hope you will return sometime. Susan V
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Location

Palmetto Islands County Park
"Water Park, scenic park, and great boat/canoe rental options"
Long Island Cafe
Sea Biscuit Cafe
Acme Lowcountry Kitchen
"Wrong location on this map. Close to Sea Bisquit. Excellent food and our Favorite Brunch plu..."
Isle of Palms Recreation Department
Ben & Jerry's
"Oh so good"
Coconut Joe's
"Rooftop Bar with great view and sometimes great live music "
Windjammer
"Many great bands play here, and Hootie & The Blowfish, Drivin N' Cryin, plus more still pop ..."
Isle Of Palms County Park
"Water Park, park park, and great boat rental trails."
Barrier Island Ecotours
"All feedback from guests has been great"
Morgan Creek Grill
"Good food, Great Intercoastal view. Better prices on bar food upstairs/outside."
Simmons Seafood Inc
"Right around the corner to pick up and cook your own in our kitchen : )"
Charleston Visitor Center
Old City Market
"Everything downtown has to offer is in a 2 mile radius!"
Shem Creek Park
"Amazing views"
Fort Sumter National Monument
Fort Moultrie National Monument
"Doesn't have the fun boat ride to Ft. Sumter, but this fort is older, closer, faster, less p..."
1300 Ocean Blvd
"Our 2-5 guests beachfront condo up the beach"
1501 Ben Sawyer Blvd
"Our smaller place back to back next door"
950 Myrtle Ct
Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Charleston International
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
WindJammer
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Mt. Pleasant to downtown - Patriots Point
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
TONS
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Charleston
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
17
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Tons
Nearest Ski
220 Miles
Beech Mtn
Car: recommended

OCEANFRONT full views, Deep-Sea Fishing Excursions, Fabulous World-Class Restaurants, Symphony, Sunning & Swimming, Historic Charleston Carriage, Walking, and House Tours, Plantation Tours, Charleston Aquarium and I-Max Theatre, Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie, and the USS YORKTOWN - WW II Carrier

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Isle of Palms, South Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
2 Jan 2018 - 21 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,011
for 3 nights
From
£570
From
£734
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£4,320
 
 
Early Spring '18
1 Mar 2018 - 4 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,331
for 3 nights
From
£677
From
£759
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£5,141
 
 
Spring '18
5 Apr 2018 - 23 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,700
for 3 nights
From
£800
From
£1,018
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£5,715
 
 
Summer '18
24 May 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£7,644
for 7 nights
£7,644
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£2,269
for 3 nights
From
£656
From
£816
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£5,141
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £1,439.6
no fuss linens service £57.58
> week cleaning/linens £212.34 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.0%

The full deposit will be returned if a cancellation is made 90 days prior to the reservation. 50% will be refunded for a cancellation 45-90 days prior. 100% minus $100 handling fee will be refunded in any case, if the spot can be filled after cancellation. A serious threat of hurricane (actual hurricane warnings for the Charleston area in the next 48 hours) would constitute a 100% refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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