- 1 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- Sleeps 2
- Air conditioning
- Bed sheets provided
- Birdwatching nearby
- Cycling nearby
- Fishing nearby
- Golf nearby
- Iron/ironing board
- Near the beach
- Near the ocean
- No pets allowed
- On the waterfront
- Outdoor furniture
- Outdoor pool
- Paper towels
- Property does not allow children
- Smoke detector
- Smoke-free property
- Toilet paper
- Towels provided
- TV with cable/satellite service
- Washing machine and dryer
- WiFi available
- Wildlife and game walks nearby
About this Property
- Sleeps 2
- 1 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- Non-smoking property
- No children allowed
Located in the heart of South Carolina’s Lowcountry is the pristine and private Fripp Island. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Fripp Island is the South’s best-kept secret, and North Hampton is Fripp’s best location located just 50 feet from the ocean!
The complex enjoys a private pool by the ocean and vistas of Ocean Point’s 18th green from the front door.
Located only 15 nautical miles north of Hilton Head, Fripp is a secluded private gated island, three and a half miles long , designated as a natural preserve.
Our smoke-complimentary freshly rebuilt one bedroom third floor villa sits directly on the Atlantic Ocean where you can watch dolphins frolic and Pelicans and Osprey fly at eye level from your living room and balcony.The open plan living area offers charming vistas of the Atlantic Ocean and provides an additional side window for panoramas of Fripp Inlet and Hunting Island as well as overlooking the private pool.
Ideal for a couple's hideaway, beach vacation or just a needed escape from the routine, a stay at our intimate oceanfront villa will inspire and rejuvenate. This magical getaway captures the island life and the spirit of the lowcountry. Step out onto the balcony into a world of calm. Soak in the sweeping vistas of the ocean by day and stargaze at nighttime while appreciating all the amenities of home:
Living Area Features:
-Ship-like water vistas from every seat
-Open floor plan, vaulted ceiling
-Dining area overlooks ocean
-Listen to the surf while watching the dolphins.
Master Bedroom and Bath Features:
-Queen bed with pillowtop bed and high thread count linens
-Double nighttime tables and reading lamps
-New refreshed spa-like bathroom with upsized walk-in shower and furnishings-style vanity
-hair dryer & towels
-Totally new kitchen with new appliances
-All upgraded cabinets and countertops
-Totally equipped with services for four (Pick up the freshest seafood available from the shrimp boats that dock just mins. from the island)
-coffee maker, toaster, blender, garbage disposal
Unwind during your stay on Fripp or choose from a variety of sporting acitivies. Walk our private 3 mile beach and observe the tide pools, the humongous sandbars that stretch out into the ocean and the enchanting island birds. A ideal swimming beach with fine sand, it changes daily as the low and high tides come and go. Fripp is a sanctuary for wildlife and home to deer, dolphin, porpoise and sea turtles. Fishing is always in season. Stop by the Fripp Island Marina Ship Store, pick up a couple of sandwiches and head for one of the hot fishing or crabbing locations. Nearby Hunting Island, the jewel of the South Carolina State Parks with its 5,000 acres of natural beach and wildlife habitat, offers hiking trails, kayaking and other adventure opportunities. A Nature Center and enormous fishing and observation pier is located on Hunting Island - just over the Fripp Bridge.
Although it feels secluded, Fripp Island is just a short drive to some of the country's most historic sites in Beaufort, Savannah and Charleston. The gorgeous riverfront town of Beaufort is named "favorite modest Southern town" by readers of Southern Living Magazine.
A Beaufort sightseeing adventure can begin by foot, bicycle, boat or horse drawn carriage. Stroll through the waterfront historic district and admire the architecture, gallery hop, shop or dine at one of the fine eateries which overlook the river or are located on one of the beautiful side streets. Many of Hollywood's finest movies have been filmed here and on Fripp Island including Forest Gump, Prince of Tides, The Big Chill, The Great Santini, and Jungle Book.
About the Area
Located in Saint Helena Island, this villa 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
How to find the best Fripp Island vacation home experience:
Sticking to a rental budget:
- Book your vacation home as early as possible. Rental schedules usually open twelve months in advance (or in September just after Summertime ends). Many groups book their Summer rental homes during holiday gatherings. Book before these holidays for best selection.
- To find the best value, try shifting your family's Beaufort, SC trip dates to the Spring or Fall seasons. May, September, and October offer great weather, , and reduced traffic. Many vacationers use this strategy to reserve larger homes, or to book a beach front vacation rental that would otherwise be unaffordable during June, July, and August. Speaking of the off-season, don't overlook the holidays for a Beaufort, SC vacation! Who wouldn't love a holiday near the ocean? Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years are great times to gather with friends and family at the beach.
- Veterans and Active Duty Military members may qualify for special discounts. Be sure to ask your prospective vacation rental company or host whether your vacationing group qualifies for a special promotion or discount.
- Booking websites often offer their guests an option to add vacation insurance protection. Trip insurance, which normally will cost anywhere between 1% - 5% of the base stay price, offers visitors reimbursement of costs for any missed days as a result of personal medical-related emergencies or weather disasters, as well as ensuing additional hurricane evacuation charges, such as an unanticipated hotel or extra gas expenses. Trip insurance is definitely a life-saver if the unforeseen occurs. Ask your property manager for details.
- Look for your local Beaufort, SC visitors guide upon arrival. If your rental doesn't have a copy, you can find them at local grocery stores and visitor centers. In addition to great local articles, travel guide magazines contain money saving offers on nearby tours, shops, and attractions.
Finding the best vacation rental:
- Select a group lead, select your trip dates, and choose a max budget.
- Decide how many bedrooms and the configuration your family requires. Couples Getaway - Sweeping Views of the Atlantic Ocean has 1 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
- Specific information about bedrooms and bed types is commonly accessible on booking websites. If they are not listed, reach out to the property owner before reserving your home. Remember that most properties list maximum guest capacity, which oftentimes includes pull-out couches and bunk beds.
- If your group is traveling with pets, you will need a pet-friendly rental. Get details on breed, size, and type restrictions. Some property owners charge additional pet fees.
- If there's an individual Beaufort, SC beach you are crazy about, browse rentals that are either nearby, or those that cater especially to your needs.
- Proper accessibility amenities can make or ruin a vacation for those with limited mobility. .
Know before you go:
- Get the owner's phone number and check in/check out procedures for your rental property. Put the host's contact information in your smartphone.
- Ask questions. You may want instructions for a hot tub, intercom or coffee maker. Contact your property manager. They are there to help! A brief call prevents a lot of problems.
- Protect the owner (and your things!) by locking the property while you are gone, just like you would at home.
- Upon check-in, note any damages to the property and immediately contact the host. Keep records of all correspondence just in case a dispute arises.
- Respect the neighborhood. Often, nearby homes are filled by local residents. Respecting noise limits and parking rules is the right thing to do.
- Don't forget to... Ask a local! Local residents can typically help you find exactly what you're looking for. Who better to ask where to go for the best drinks, have a great night out, or the best spots for shopping?
- On check-out day, take a walk-through to confirm you did not forget anything. Remember to check dressers, closets, and bathrooms for hidden belongings. Clean out the refrigerator and take or dispose of leftovers.
- Record a video to document the condition of the property.
- After your trip, leave feedback! Property owners rely on great reviews to propel new bookings. They'll be much obliged for your feedback. Alternatively, if something wasn't as described, other families will appreciate that you share your review and help them have the best future vacation. Please be fair with your feedback If something fell short of expectations, consider whether the owner could control the issue, and if so, whether they responded reasonably to fix it.
- Hunting Island State Park - 4.2 miles