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Marshfront Home Close to Beach and Marina. Golf Cart Included.

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,146 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Completely renovated (2010) split level floorplan with ground level entry! Perfect location close to beach, marina and golf. Quiet street with great privacy and an unobstructed marsh/water view. Front entrance opens to living/dining/kitchen area with polished brick floors. Living area opens onto an expansive brick and wood patio on the marsh with gorgeous views. Kitchen is 100% new including quartz countertops, cabinets, and stainless steel appliances. Upper level has two bedrooms with new hardwood floors, walk-in closets, and a full connecting bath between master and guest room. Lower level has one bedroom, den, and full bath. For those with ambulatory issues note that there is not a bathroom on the main level. Handfinished concrete floors on the lower level with large den which includes gas fireplace. Golf cart and kyacks are located in the carport. Lots of seating available on the outside deck with views of the marsh and river.

Keywords: Remodeled home located on the marsh two blocks from beach access. Amenity cards may be purchased to access club facilities. Home is located on dead end street for maximum privacy. Split level home with large deck for outdoor entertainment. WiFi connected so you can keep in touch.

More Details

Owner
Mike Conroy
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2017

About Mike Conroy

I am a retired state employee who has lived in Columbia, SC since 1970. My wife has taught elementary school for 41 years. I currently sell real estate with Exit, Real Estate Solutions in Columbia, SC. We have been coming to Fripp Island since 1974 and purchased a condo in 1991. The condo was sold in 1999 so we could purchase this marsh front home. Our membership to Fripp Island resort allows our guest to purchase amenity cards so they can have access to the island pools, golf courses, tennis courts, marina, and other amenities offered throughout the island.

Mike Conroy purchased this house in 1999

Why Mike Conroy chose Beaufort area

Beaufort is located in the lowcountry of SC and has been featured in numerous films such as Forest Gump, Prince of Tides, The Water is Wide, The Great Santini, Jungle Book, and The Big Chill. Fripp Island is a private, secure resort with 3 miles of beach, 2 golf courses, bike paths, marina access, pools, and tennis center.

I have family in Beaufort and plan to eventually move and retire to Fripp Island.

What makes this house unique

Fripp Island is located next to Hunting Island State Park featuring a lighthouse, beach, and fishing bridge. The town of Beaufort is near Charleston, Hilton Head, SC, and Savannah, Ga. Fripp Island is a wildlife preserve where passive viewing of the animals is a favorite pasttime. Animals that you are likely to see include aligators, deer, raccoons, otters, blue herons, brown pelicans, and many other animals.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I have owned 2 condos and 1 house on Fripp Island since 1991.

This is the first time I have not had a management company do the renting. I decided to try the VRBO site and manage the rentals myself. I have been a club member since 1991 and am able to offer amenity cards to renters to access island pools, resteurants, golf courses, bars, tennis courts, and special events. Please feel free to call with any questions at 803-603-0262.
Jun 2011
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2146 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • resort ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jack and Jill Bathroom
    Downstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2.5 There is a Jack & Jill bathroom off the Master and guest room with separate toilet facilities and a shared shower/tub. Downstairs there is a bathroom with shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Guest - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Upstairs guest bedroom with access to Jack and Jill Bathroom
    Downstairs guest bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Downstairs guest bedroom with bathroom (shower no tub)
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is a golf cart available for guest use on the island. If the golf cart breaks down, all efforts will be made to repair the cart as soon as possible. I will not rent a golf cart to replace the cart that is being repaired. Usually the golf cart can be repaired within 1 day. Housekeeper will clean the house on Saturday for the next guest renting the house.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

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Marshfront Home Close to Beach and Marina. Golf Cart Included.
average rating of 4.869565 based on 24 reviews
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I loved the house! The kitchen was totally equipped with everything I needed and more!

  • 4 of 5

The property was great! We had an issue with the prior guest garbage that was not picked up the Saturday we arrived. Nor was it picked up the following Wednesday. On that Wednesday I saw the garbage man actually pick up the garbage can so I looked away thinking he was dumping it into the truck. But he set the can back down without emptying it and drive off. After several attempts from

Mike to get it picked up. We had to pick up garbage twice from the yard as animals were getting into it at night. Then I find someone digging through the garbage and I asked what they were doing and the gentleman said he was the maid's son and was trying to get some of the garbage so he could take it away. We had made fresh seafood dishes so the shrimp shells and chicken fat in the garbage stunk pretty badly. We also had no room for our garbage and I was cooking meals. I must add this was the only negative experience I had.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The trash people missed the pickup of trash on Sat with the previous renters. I immediately called them Monday and they said they would do a work order to pick it up. The regular pick up was Wed and they had not picked it up per work order and missed it again on Wed. I called again Wed and Thur and they said they planned on picking it up on Sat, the regular pick up day. I then called my nephew who was vacationing in Beaufort from NY. He went over and got the trash and hauled it away. I am sorry they had a bad experience with the trash pick-up but some things like trash service is out of my hands.
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5

Awesome!! Wouldn't trade it for the world!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property. The view was awesome to wake up to and the sunsets were gorgeous. Loved all the wildlife and the property had plenty of room for our big group. We would most definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Our favorite house on Fripp out of the three we've stayed in. We had a wonderful time and will definitely be back to this house next year. Thank you for providing such a great house and all it's amenities!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dave T.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have been vacationing on Fripp for approximately 35 years. We've rented many homes on Fripp, some very nice and some not so nice. Mike's home was very well equipped, clean, and the layout was great for families. My family enjoyed all aspects of this home including the great patio and marsh views. I would definitely stay here again and would highly recommend this home. Its a keeper. Thanks Mike!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house. Quiet street. Bueatiful views.

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Fripp for several years, and have been in different houses on different parts of the island. This house was the best. Offered easy access to the beach, pools, marsh, and marina. The house has a great layout for families. We'll be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Always a Pleasure

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time we booked this property for our family beach week and we will continue to book it for our family beach vacation! Mike is an absolute pleasure to deal with-he is so accommodating! The home is so lovely and comfortable and relaxing and it's so nice that they stock the home with convenient items! The marsh location is great and a quick golf cart ride to the nearest beach access. We love this house and highly recommend it! You will not be disappointed! Thank you, Mike!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Beaufort
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Marina
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Ocean Creek Golf Course, Fripp Island
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Yemmassee
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Highway 21
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Marina
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Fripp
Car: necessary

Fripp Island is located next to Hunting Island State Park with a lighthouse, nature paths, fishing pier, beach, and campgrounds. 'Forest Gump' scenes were filmed on Fripp and Hunting Island as well as 'Prince of Tides' and 'Jungle Book.' 'The Big Chill', 'Conrack', and 'The Great Santini' were also filmed in Beaufort, SC a short distance from Fripp Island.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Fripp Island, South Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer
1 May 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,507
for 7 nights
£1,507
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£588
for 3 nights
From
£181
£1,311
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45.39

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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