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Downtown Romantic:grt location, jetted tub,inviting porch pvt. parkin.

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bed/2 bath, 1400 sq. ft near Colonial Lake, CofC and MUSC & all downtown sites

This is the perfect 'Home Away from Home' in Charleston. Located within the 'Historical District' of this river bound peninsula town, you will be able to easily walk to all its treasured sites. This 'Romantic Hideaway' is on the second floor of a traditional porch fronted Charleston home on a very quiet residential street, exactly across from one of the most beautiful and the most expensive Antebellum Mansion in all of Charleston. The 20'x 15' livingroom has two fireplaces and opens to the front porch (Piazza) with seating for dining, relaxing and a hammock for the occasional nap. The large kitchen is newly renovated with stainless steel appliances, marble floors, granite countertops and includes a washer and dryer. An oversized jetted soaking tub and separate glass block shower star in the bathroom reached through the charming bedroom. Chandeliers or plantation palm frond ceiling fans are everywhere. There is a double sized loft bed for extra sleeping. There is a second spacious bedroom with a queen sized bed and Sunny sitting area and a third bedroom with two twin beds for a total of five beds which could accommodate up to seven people.


Owner
Claudia Scott
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
5 December, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Historic Old City in Charleston

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , This bathroom is en-suite with Bedroom #1
    Bathroom #2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , This bathroom features a beautiful, antique claw-foot tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Large queen bedded room with Sunny sitting area.
    Twin Bedded Room - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 w/en-suite bath - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

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Downtown Romantic:grt location, jetted tub,inviting porch pvt. parkin.
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 36 reviews
portsmouth, nh
5

We enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in a neighborhood, which was sweet and quiet, so close to town. The apartment was exactly as shown in pictures and the few times I needed to reach Barbara, she returned our emails almost immediately and was very helpful.

We walked into town and ubered to a few places further away. For us, not having a car was fabulous! We were comfy and happy and enjoyed our stay in the apartment as well as the charming city of Charleston, very much!!!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a delight for us to have you as our guests. I am so happy that you enjoyed your time in beautiful Charleston and in our home. We would love to welcome you again whenever your travels bring you back to Charleston. Y'all come back, now.
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5

Highly Recommend this Charming Charleston Rental

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay. We were able to tour historic Charleston from this great location.

Very comfortable, three couples had three bedrooms, two baths plus kitchen and living room. Breakfasts and some meals at "home" ... so much better than hotel rooms with all meals out.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Charleston Choice.

  • 5 of 5

This is a home which is over 100 years old and carries all the charm of this special city. The quirks of such an old home helped make the Charleston experience feel all the more authentic. The owner was great to deal with and sent us all the information we needed as well as leaving all sorts of brochures and literature in the apartment. We would sit on the front porch , or piazza as they call them here, and dream of Rhett Butler and Scarlett strolling by. I cannot say enough good things about Charleston....it is so well preserved and everyone is very, very friendly and helpful. This apartment was the right choice for us, large, homey, clean and comfortable. I would highly recommend it for a trip to Charleston.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfectly Lovely and Comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our romantic time away from our kids and work...the apartment is beautiful and surprisingly large. It has three bedrooms and although we only used one of them, we did enjoy the two bathrooms as that is the one room we don't "share" well. The kitchen was large but, again, I have to admit to not using it except for breakfast.....I was on a vacation from cooking as well and the restaurants in Charleston are fabulous.The apartment was clean and the neighborhood perfect....beautiful homes and very quiet. I would highly recommend this rental to anyone who plans to visit Charleston and we would recommend it to friends and relatives as well as plan to return ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved It!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a VERY spacious apartment with a great front porch where we enjoyed our breakfast and evening cocktails. The owner had just remodeled one of the bathrooms and it is beautiful. I had read old reviews that said the TV was old but we found the newest flatscreen televisions in the living room and the two Master bedrooms and the apartment was very clean and totally equipped. The owner has the beds made up with high count 100% Cotton Sheets which are very comfortable but since they do not have any polyester ,or other unnatural fibers, they may not seem as "crisp" and "ironed/stiff" as found in some hotels.....but they are very, very comfortable and clean. The kitchen was well equipped and even had a high chair if you have a little one.

The owner was very responsive and quick to answer any of our questions as well as leaving much valuable travel information in the apartment.

All in all, we had a great stay and would recommend this apartment to anyone coming to visit this beautiful historic city.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

Great location. House appeared very pretty but is poorly upkept. Many things falling apart.

  • 3 of 5

The only great thing about this house was the location. Beds were good but all other furniture was very uncomfortable to sit on. Absolutely filthy under the beds. Wicker carpet hurt to walk on when barefoot. No Radio and only one outdated TV that did not work well. A lot of little things breaking down like door knobs, fauctets, water plug in tub, blowdryer which was absolutely filthy and sticky etc... House only looks pretty but needs a serious overhaul. Way overpriced for what it offers. Not very comfortable or cozy at all. The only thing that made up for it was that it was very close to downtown. For as expensive as this house is, I would think that a big chunk of the rental money would be used to do much better upkeep rather than only working on the cosmetics. My family and I left there feeling short changed. Hate to leave a poor review but it did not meet up to our expectations at all.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Downtown Charleston
The Battery
South Carolina Aquarium
Charleston Waterfront Park
Magnolias
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Charleston International Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Lockwood & Route 17
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Sullivan's Island, Isle of Palms, Folly Beach
Car: not necessary

The historic peninsula city of Charleston, South Carolina is without a doubt the most beautiful of all the towns and cities in the United States. Cobbled Streets, Antebellum Mansions whispering charm, wide covered porches (called Piazza's in this Southern land), flowering fragrant gardens, sidewalks rimmed with jasmine, horse drawn carriages, a college campus draped in Spanish moss and the secrets of the past, ....Charleston has it all...and this home away from home for you is in the middle of it all...across the street from one of the most beautiful (and THE most expensive) mansion in town, an easy and delightful stroll to any and everything you might want to see: Downtown shopping, historical mansions, The Battery, White Point Gardens, Colonial Lake, The College of Charleston, The Medical University of South Carolina, some of the best restaurants in the entire nation.... Park your car in the driveway and start walking about - you will find no reason to drive anywhere

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £112.08
Additional Guest Fee £18.68 per person per night
Damage Deposit £149.44

If you choose to pay via credit card we must pass on the 3% fee imposed on us by the credit card companies. There is no surcharge for using the e-check feature. I will also send you information for making a direct bank deposit or wire transfer if you wish.

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