About this Property
- Sleeps 11
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Private vacation home
- Non-smoking property
- Pets welcome (restrictions apply)
- No children allowed
Look no further!! We offer it all- beach and canal!! This home is really the best location on the island and accepts painless access to all the island's activities! We are a canal-front home with a private dock, across the street from the beach, next to the tennis courts, across the street from olympic pool, adult pool, eateries and shopping! We are less than 100 yards from beach access 16 - which has sand regardless of the tide! (This is an exceptional additional considering some beachfront homes don't have any beach during high tide or have a humongous hike to actually get to the water!) Ideal home! Amenity cards aren't included but we can get them for an additional charge.
Once you visit our home you will want to return! This home has generations of appreciate and laughter. It has an open floor plan so you can talk to the chef while sitting on the back porch overlooking the marsh! Downstairs you can follow a family tradition and have an oyster roast in the fire pit!
ADVENTURE/ACTIVITIES: If you feel the need to venture further, you can go to two different outstanding golf courses, a marina, five different eateries, numerous pools, and a exercise center!
You can also discover the island on peaceful roads and broad bicycle trails. There is a lot of wildlife to be seen including alligators, pelicans, osprey, dolphins, crabs, and a lot of deer! There are also many great shells to be found on the beach. It is like your own little mini zoo!
If you wish to get intimately involved with wildlife, you can bring home dinner by going crabbing and fishing off our dock. You can also bring your boat and launch it at the marina or another close public launch.
Fripp also offers Camp Fripp, a kids's recreation center where the kids can discover the island while mom and dad golf, play tennis, or just sit by the pool. There are organized activities for the older kids as well.
ISLAND FACTS: Fripp Island is a pristine 3000-acre private, gated island 19 miles outside of Beaufort, South Carolina. The island has three and a half miles of handsome beaches. Several movies have been filmed on the island including Forrest Gump, Jungle Book, and The Prince of Tides. The authors Pat Conroy and Cassandra King chose to call the island home for a brief while.
HOME INFO: This four-bedroom, two-bathroom home has an outdoor covered porch and an enclosed sunroom. There is a king in one room upstairs and a queen in the other room. Downstairs, one room has a queen and a twin and the other has a queen. The pull-out queen is in the sunroom which has a door to shut it off from the rest of the home. ALL OF THE ROOMS HAVE A TV!!! There is a excellent view of the canal with a private dock. Downstairs there is a screen porch with an enclosed charcoal grille, a ping pong table, and of course a washer and dryer. The kitchen has all of the essentials and then some. You will surely want to savor it!
The home was originally intended to be a fishing camp. The downstairs was going to be for all my Grandpa's rowdy friends. The upstairs was supposed to be for the more refined guests! That being said - YOU HAVE TO GO OUTSIDE TO GO FROM THE UPSTAIRS ROOMS TO THE DOWNSTAIRS ROOMS. Some people find this appealing. Some find it bewildering. I like to escape downstairs!
About the Area
Located in Saint Helena Island, this vacation home is on the waterfront. Local landmarks include Hunting Island Lighthouse and Chapel of Ease, and travelers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Penn Center. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
- Pets not allowed
Our top Fripp Island rental home tips and tricks:
Finding the best rental value:
- In the Beaufort, SC area, The earlier your group can book a rental home, the easier your search will be. The best properties are reserved early. Reserving your rental up to 12 months before your vacation dates is recommended. Holiday gatherings are excellent times to search for and book your vacation home.
- To find the largest vacation home within your budget, we recommend booking in Spring or Fall. You'll enjoy lower rental rates, better selection, beautiful weather and the absence of giant crowds at Beaufort, SC restaurants, tours, and activities. Many vacationers use this strategy to reserve larger homes, or to reserve a beach front rental that would otherwise be unavailable or unaffordable during the high season. Speaking of the off-season, don't overlook the holidays for a Beaufort, SC vacation! Who wouldn't love a holiday vacation near the ocean? Thanksgiving and Christmas are great times to gather with friends and family at your favorite beach.
- Some hosts offer special rates for veterans. Remember to ask your host or property manager if rate reductions are available for your group.
- Management companies and individual rental owners often offer their guests an option to obtain trip insurance. Trip insurance, which costs 1% - 5% of the base stay price, offers visitors reimbursement of their vacation costs for missed time as a result of personal medical-related emergencies or weather, as well as hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unexpected hotel or extra gasoline expenses. Trip insurance is definitely a welcome relief if the unforeseen occurs. Ask your property manager for additional information.
- Find a copy of your local visitors guide upon arrival. If your rental doesn't have one, you can find them at local grocery stores, shopping centers, and visitor centers. In addition to great local information, travel guide magazines contain deals for nearby tours, shops, and attractions.
Narrow your Search:
- Begin by choosing your a vacation week and a max budget.
- Determine how many beds and the configuration your family requires. Canal Front with Private Dock, Across Street from BEACH! has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
- Specific details about bedrooms and bed sizes & counts is commonly available on booking pages. If you don't see them listed, call the property manager before reserving the property. Note that most property listings specify the max. guest capacity, which frequently includes pull out couches in living rooms. You'll need to work out what configuration is best for your family.
- If your family is vacationing with pets, you'll need to search for a pet-friendly vacation rental. Ask for details on breed, size, and type requirements. Usually, property owners charge additional pet fees.
- Visiting for a specific attraction? Try a map search to browse nearby rentals.
- Suitable accessibility amenities can make or ruin a vacation for guests that require the use of a wheelchair. .
Tips to have a wonderful stay:
- Add the host's phone number to your smartphone. Understand and take a copy of check in/check out procedures.
- Hosts are available to help! Feel free to ask any questions before, during, or after your stay.
- Protect the property owner (and your stuff!) by locking the property while you are gone, just like you would at home.
- To ensure that damages aren't linked to your stay, make a record of any problem areas during check in. Contact the property manager immediately to report any issues. If there is a dispute about who is responsible, having the recorded problems and contact attempts will be valuable.
- Be a good neighbor! You wouldn't like unpleasant vacationers bothering your peaceful neighborhood. Apply the golden rule for best judgement. If they like you, locals might even recommend great beaches and places you would've never otherwise known!
- Don't forget to... Ask a local resident! Locals can typically point you in the right direction. Who better to ask where to spend a rainy day, have a great night on the town, or the best spots for bird watching?
- When it's time to leave, complete a final walk-through to make sure you did not forget anything. Check closets, dressers, garages, and bathrooms for hidden belongings. Clean the refrigerator and take any leftovers home.
- Inspect the property one final time and keep an eye out for damages to contents or the property itself. We recommend walking through with the property manager whenever you can. If the property manager isn't available, remember to take photographs of the property to record its condition.
- Did you have a excellent time? Most vacation rental websites make it easy for guests to provide reviews. If your rental property and/or host was terrific, they always love to hear your praise. If anything was defective and they failed to correct it within reason, or if the vacation rental wasn't described correctly, you'll want to make a note as part of your comments.