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Oceanfront, Fripp Island, 6BR/6BA, 24/7 Beach, Spacious, Newly Renovated

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,835 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Fripp Island, House, 6 Bedrooms, 6 Baths, (Sleeps 18-22)

Welcome to 'Sandy Shores' oceanfront home with sweeping 160 degree views.

Fantastic oceanfront views from 3 master bedrooms, kitchen, breakfast nook, family room, screen porch, and enormous deck. Open floor plan with over 3,800 square feet of indoor living space.

This renovated home on quiet and prestigious Marlin Drive sleeps 22 people in the 6 bedrooms, each with its own attached full bathroom. The house was torn down to the studs and renovated in 2007. It is like a brand new house. The kitchen has maple cabinets, granite counters, and stainless steel appliances. The six full bathrooms have granite counters, tile floors, and maple vanities. There are hardwoods throughout the first floor.


Bedroom setup: There are 4 bedrooms on the main level, 2 oceanfront with a king bed in each, 2 additional bedrooms with 2 queen beds in each room. There are 2 bedrooms upstairs, 1 oceanfront with a king bed and sleeper sofa, another with 2 queen beds and a sleeper sofa. Each of the 6 bedrooms has a flat screen TV/DVD player.

The beach can be accessed from the back deck. There is white sandy beach available 24/7.

INCLUDED IN RENTAL: beach chairs, boogie boards, skim boards, sand toys, ping pong table, board games, and puzzles. The cleaning fee is included in the price of any rental that is at least 3 nights. On a 2 night rental the cleaning fee is $375. We also have a ping pong table located in the garage. Please note that we no longer provide a golf cart, but they are available for rent on the island.

Amenity cards are available for purchase. These must be used to access pools, tennis courts, restaurants, and the 2 championship golf courses. Amenity cards are $50/wk in the summer and $35/wk in the off-season.

Keywords: oceanfront, house, ocean front, home, Sandy Shores

More Details

Marla Gatley
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Marla Gatley

We live in Kansas and spend our summers on Fripp Island.

Marla Gatley purchased this house in 2008


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Fripp Island in Beaufort County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3835 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , double sink vanity
  • 6 full bathrooms, 1 off each bedroom
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • All 6 bedrooms have a flat screen TV with a DVD player plus a private full bath.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
....outdoor shower...flat screen TV/DVD in every bedroom...bikes...skim boards...boogie board...beach chairs...bocce ball...sand toys...puzzles & rods & nets...crab baskets


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Oceanfront, Fripp Island, 6BR/6BA, 24/7 Beach, Spacious, Newly Renovated
average rating of 4.893617 based on 47 reviews

A great place for a family to re-unite and spend a fun filled week!

  • 5 of 5

Fripp Island is a unique place and a wonderful place to spend a vacation with family. This house was perfect in size and was furnished and equipped perfectly for a group of 14. 4 were teenage boys and they all had a great time as well. The rooms are comfortable and there is plenty of storage! The screened in porch is perfect for drinking coffee and having breakfast in the morning and for early evening happy hours as well. There is plenty of seating inside the house and on the porch and deck. We used the grill several times and had a ping pong tournament in the garage!! The views from the deck and screened porch were beautiful. We had deer in the back yard every morning and every evening. Marla did a wonderful job of explaining the amenity cards and suggesting we reserve a golf cart ahead of time. For our family it was a great place to come together from different places and spend a week together. We loved our time at Sandy Shores:)

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blythwood, SC

Great stay for multi generation family bonding. Uncrowded beach felt private. Wildlife everywhere.

  • 5 of 5

6 large bedrooms each with its own bath allowed privacy for my wife & I, our 4 daughters & mates and the grand-kids all enjoyed a separate room.

Kitchen was very nice. Good looking granite, big & cold fridge. If you cook a lot, bring your favorite knives, cutting boards, cheese slicers, wine openers, special pots, etc. Provided gear is good, but gaps exist. Bring small spoons as the spoons in the set are serving size.

My kids & grand kids loved the shallow beach and the sandbars and the small waves. I like to surf in the big waves in my kayak, so not much for me. Big fun on beach at night exploring and seeing lots of life everywhere.

We all appreciated the wildlife on Fripp and that the island is so well cared for. Deer everywhere.

I grilled the meats for all the meals on a grill which I brought from home. My wife & I made large produce purchases at Sams and Costco which were kept cool in the 2 large refrigerators (one is in the garage). The women fixed all the sides to perfection and we ended up with no one going out to eat.

We used the amenities passes 3 times for a nature boat ride, tie dyeing t-shirts, and a nature hike.

Excellent garbage service picked up where cans sit. Big bins, no hauling and picking up! Managing garbage is a big time waster at a lot of rentals.

Marla, the owner, was essential to our successful stay. She was helpful, professional and quick to get back. We made several decisions based on her feedback which greatly enhanced our stay.

The negatives: We have done dozens of rental vacations and the best results come from working around the issues and having a great vacation.

- one hour wait to cross the bridge and pass the Fripp gate. It is always this way. Then very slow traffic to get amenities cards and check in. Gate people gave bad instructions to get amenities cards. Parking was impossible. So, took another hour till I arrived at the rental home. Plan on an hour or so delay.

- Island is not car friendly. Lots of accommodations for golf carts where car parking is not allowed. Think seriously about renting a cart.

- Purchase all food you intend to cook before you come on the Island. The one food store is mostly ice, sunscreen, snacks and a very few pricey grocery's.

- sliding doors and front door were very hard to open

- A/C is very strong, but not well balanced. Bedrooms run cooler, hall is always hot, kitchen/ living room runs hotter. We had a lot of individuals adjusting the thermostat.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Besides some very MINOR issues, it was exactly as we hoped it would be.

  • 5 of 5

I have been looking for a large house for our annual family beach trip. 10 people total. I stumbled upon this house while searching VRBO and basically fell in love with the size and amenities. The main living area is open so that everyone is together regardless of activity: cooking, watching TV, or sitting at the breakfast table with laptops. Plenty of room for all. The kitchen bar that separates the living room is long and perfect for keeping shared items available for everyone. The 6 bedrooms are large and each having its own bath was great. My wife and I had the upstairs "king" master that faces the ocean and the view was wonderful. The screened porch was the evening hangout while having drinks. What made it even more special were the deer that approached the house every morning and afternoon and ate lettuce/carrots from the kids hands. It was a unanimous "YES" from the entire family when asked if they liked the house and wanted to return. This is our first year in the house and I have let Marla know that she now has a permanent renter.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Classic Memorial!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely fantastic trip! The house and location were perfect for viewing the ocean and watching deer pass through from time to time. Definitely will be going back in the future!

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fripp island vacation it

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic! It was everything I wanted it to be. It was wonderful to share the island with my immediate family. The house was beautiful and afforded us togetherness yet privacy. And the beach, many hours spend walking, discovering interesting shells, and enjoyed the warm water and walking over to a far away sandbar. Loved the screen porch. Perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The pictures of this house do NOT do it justice! It was absolutely beautiful and perfect for our full house of 15. We loved our time here and it accommodated us so well! It was so spacious and we loved that it was right on the beach with access to bikes, beach chairs, etc. Thank you so much Marla and VRBO for such a great experience!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Savannah, GA
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Ocean Point and Ocean Creek
Car: recommended

Hunting Island State Park is a South Carolina State Park located across the bridge. Visit the lighthouse, bike and hiking trails, gift shop.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Fripp Island, South Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 2018
9 Jun 2018 - 11 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall 2018
12 Aug 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Winter 2018
26 Nov 2018 - 2 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2019
3 Mar 2019 - 7 Jun 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Summer 2019
8 Jun 2019 - 10 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall 2019
11 Aug 2019 - 1 Dec 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Winter 2019
2 Dec 2019 - 1 Mar 2020
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

We take 50% to hold the house and the balance is due 60 days out.

Cleaning fee is included in the price.

Amenity cards are available for purchase. Summer = $50 per week. Off-season = $35 per week.

MONTHLY RATE = $6,950 October - March. Ask about monthly rates for April, May, September

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 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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