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Parris Island Graduation/Beaufort/Beach/Golf/Fishing/ Low Country Living

21 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Port Royal - Sands Cottage/ Golf Cart

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 1-6 guest, Close to a Sands Beach & boat ramp.

Newly renovated with your comfort in mind.

Laid back coastal living, be at home away from home.

We are five minutes from the Parris Island gate and ten minutes from historic downtown Beaufort and walking distance to a small beach.

Come and enjoy your stay at The Sands Cottage. You are going to fall in LOVE with this cottage and the location just as we have.

Our cottage is located in the heart of the Old Village of Port Royal.

Lowcountry living at it's best.

Relax ,unwind under the beautiful moss draped live oaks.

Walk or enjoy a golf cart ride to dining, shopping and nature trails.


PARKING : Ample parking for cars, boats on trailer's and rv’s.

PROPERTY : Comes with golf cart to cruise to the sands beach and a Hunting Island state park beach pass!

LIVING AREA: (WIFI) 42 inch flat screen tv with Roku, Netflix, Sling and Pandora are free for our guest!. Euro oak wood floors, Pottery Barn style couch and chairs along with playing cards and board games for those rainy days.

KITCHEN: Has a handcrafted bench that surrounds our table that seats six. We have a fully equipped kitchen. New Kenmore appliances includes glass top stove/oven, microwave and dishwasher. A large sauté pan, sauce pot ,stock pot for soup and 9x 13 baking pan.Toaster, Blender and Keurig. ( Bring K cups) Plates, flatware and glassware etc.

BEDROOM # 1 : We have two twin beds with a place to hang your clothes and a small dresser.

BEDROOM # 2 : Queen bed, closet with hangers and a dresser.

BEDROOM # 3 : Queen bed with a private bath, Flat screen tv with a smart blue ray enjoy Netflix or Pandora or watch one our movies we have chosen, a few that were filmed around Beaufort. Walk in closet with iron and ironing board.

BEDROOMS : All of our beds have new premium Serta mattresses. Bedrooms have 60 year old reclaimed pine floors that are just beautiful. Alarm clocks so you will not be late for a date! Beds have fresh linens, blankets and bedspreads. Our beds have pillows (3) on the Queens and (2) on the twins.

BATHROOMS : All bathrooms have heated tile. Towels, wash cloths, bar soap, shampoo and blow dryer. Bathrooms are a tub and shower combo with magnified makeup mirrors.

Forgot your toothbrush, don't worry we have them for you.

LAUNDARY ROOM : New Whirlpool stack washer and dryer.

We supply washing detergent.

OUTSIDE : Our deck has a table with chairs to enjoy time spent together. We have party lights down below where you can sit and spend some time around the burn barrel. We have a large stainless gas grill for cooking steaks ,burgers or bbq.

There is a YMCA located on Richmond Ave. Take a swim in the indoor pool or sign up for a spinning class!

Museums in our area include, The Verdier House (Downtown Beaufort), Low Country Estuarium ( 16th Street Port Royal),Penn Center Inc. Cultural Program (Martin Luther King Drive), The Parris Island Museum ( Parris Island), The exhibits focus on the long and honored history and traditions of the Marine Corps. On display are artifacts covering Port Royal's important military role from the American Revolution to the Civil war.

In downtown Beaufort there is a number of wonderful shops located on Bay Street.

From more than ten art galleries to many boutique shops, gift and souvenir shops, antiques dealers, to specialty clothing stores, and expert jewelers, you’re certain to find something that strikes your fancy.

A short walk or cart ride to the Sands, where you can look for prehistoric fossils such as shark's teeth. Enjoy our boardwalk at the Sands, you can walk to the observation tower, where you can see and hear Parris Island and watch the dolphins and sea turtles.

THE SANDS : Has a boat ramp where you can launch anything from a paddle board to a sportfisher! Plus you can fish off of the pier!

PORT ROYAL lies in the heart of a biologically rich estuarine ecology. Visitors come from all over to experience and explore what native South Carolinians have come to know as the Lowcountry. What makes the Lowcountry special? A lot, but from an environmental perspective it’s the ability to explore many different land types including salt marsh, forestland, brushland, fallow field and freshwater ponds. In combination, these habitats support a diversity of bird and plant life. Bird wildlife commonly observed include waterfowl, shorebirds, wading birds, raptors, and neo-tropical migrants, with large concentrations of white ibis, herons, and egrets.

Meal choices around town... Fresh seafood, bbq, pizza and steak.

We also have golf courses in our area, The Legends on Parris Island, The Sanctuary on Cat Island, the beautiful courses of Fripp Island and the exclusive Secession Golf Club.

Within an hour drive to Hilton Head golf.

We can arrange inshore and offshore fishing trips. Need to know at booking.

Want to experience a true Lowcountry oyster roast, we can do that ,let us know at booking.

Keywords, Parris Island, Graduation, Location, Beaufort, Lowcountry, Small Beach, Weddings, Vacation, Golf Cart, Kayaks, Non Smoking & No Pets, 25 years of age or older.



Just contact us and we can make arrangements.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Alice Burke
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2016
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About Alice Burke

Beaufort Native! I love the Lowcountry and I am here to make sure you enjoy your stay!

Alice Burke purchased this house in 2014

Why Alice Burke chose South Carolina

The Location. This house is the closest to the Sands beach. Five min. drive to Parris Island and a ten min. drive to Beautiful Beaufort. We purchased this house in 2014 and replaced just about everything inside and out! This property is very clean and charming. I personally take care of my property so I know as the home owner how it is being maintained. When you are not here enjoying this house I am. I just love the house and the location! You know if you need anything you can count on me! Non smoking and No pets.

What makes this house unique

Comes with a Golf Cart and Kayaks. Minutes away from visiting with your graduate or relative.

Calm, quiet and safe .

Guestbook comments from the owner

Josh said...

Nov 23, 2015


Perfect location and first-class cottage, inside and out



907 7th Street, Port Royal, SC, 29935, United States (778994)

Date of Stay

October 22, 2015

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I, along with three of my best friends, stayed at the Old Port Royal Cottage during my wedding weekend in October. Everything was absolutely perfect all the way around! From the inside being brand new to the fire pit out back, we enjoyed every second of our time there. So much so we are renting it again in April for my brother's wedding. The owners are wonderful people and very accommodating. I would highly recommend staying there to anyone - you will not be disappointed!

Recommended for: Families with Young Children, Sightseeing, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Adventure Seekers, Age 55+, Romantic Getaway, Families with Teenagers
Oct 2015
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Parris Island Graduation/Beaufort/Beach/Golf/Fishing/ Low Country Living
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

Wonderful time, great for the family!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. The house suited us well and was very convenient for us to get to Parris Island for our sons Graduation.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Very clean and beautifully decorated!

  • 5 of 5

The owners of this home are so sweet and accommodating! Alice showed us around her house, was very organized, and even had a binder full of local favorites to eat. We were in Port Royal for my cousins graduation from Parris Island and it was the perfect location for this. I loved the decor and how cozy it felt. My family and I had a great time in this home and made a lot of great memories! We will definitely be coming back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Beautiful & Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful home. We received a warm welcome and felt at home right away. If we are in the area I would contact Alice for the opportunity to relax in her home again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Perfect as advertised!

  • 5 of 5

My wife went with her family for our daughter's Marine Corps graduation. It is close to the base and beach. Alice communicates very quickly and the home is perfect. I could elaborate on and on but perfect is perfect. Great experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic, neat and clean and the location!!!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful sands cottage. The owners were amazing to say the least,and they have thought of everything you could possibly need and then some. We have stayed in many rental homes but this one tops the cake. We will return next year! The Mitchell's

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for vacation.

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time. The house was really nice. It was perfect for a family of five. Very close to the beach and boardwalk. Beaufort and Port Royal have lots to do and nice places to shop. We loved doing a clam and crab boil in the back yard. This is definitively a home I would rent again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Carolina Rib House
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island
Nearest Train
26 Miles
Amtrak Yemassee Train
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Moon Doggies
Nearest Ski
339 Miles
Beech Mountain
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Hunting Island
Car: recommended

The beach is within walking distance, as well as local restaurants and shops. Located within minutes of Parris Island, Lady's Island and downtown Beaufort. This house is on a quiet street in a very nice neighborhood! Paris Avenue (the main street of the Old Village) periodically hosts Street Music events throughout the year. Port Royal also hosts an annual soft shell crab festival in late April and a community oyster roast in late October.

The hurricane scene from the 1994 film Forrest Gump was filmed in the town's dock area.


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Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £48
Cleaning £82
Tax Rate 8.0%

If for any reason you need to postpone your stay, we will gladly move your reservation dates to a later date as long as our home is still available. We try our best to work with our guest we understand that unexpected events happen.

For more information on the home owner's cancellation policy contact the owner /Alice Burke 843-252-9423

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Port Royal, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • city centre ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2- Bathrooms. Complete combination tub/shower. Bar soap, Shampoo, and Hair Dryer.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Heavenly down pillows on all of our beds, is a synthetic fill that feels like feathers, from Harris Pillow supply here in Beaufort,SC
  • Books ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Other services offered - Low Country Boil, a tradition here in the Low Country , a meal consisting of fresh shrimp , sausage, and potatoes,corn all cooked together. Real Estate.... If you are looking for a home here in the Low Country let me show you around! I grew up here. Private Chef.... We will come and cook whatever you want! Contact owner for additional information on these services.

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