• 8 Bedrooms
  • 6.5 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Communal Pool
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Golf
  • Hair Dryer
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Washing Machine

About this Property

*****NOTICE*****
iTrip Holidays South Carolina Sea Islands wants you to know we are here for you during these difficult times. We are taking proactive measures when it comes to our cleaning our units. Our professional cleaning company is taking additional measures necessary to tidy and disinfect all surfaces in accordance with CDC guidelines for COVID-19. We hope this notice gives our future and potential visitors tranquility of mind that we are doing all we can for you while staying with us.

We help make the most of your holiday by including Free Admission to some of the area's top attractions each and every day! Create breathtaking memories, have more fun, and really experience your destination!


This stately Southern "Mansion by the Sea" will take you back to a simpler time! Known to the locals as The"Tara House'', this 8 Bedroom, 5-1/2 Bath home sits on one of the biggest tons (over 1 acre) on Fripp Island. This home offers ample vistas of the Sea Point Golf Course and the Atlantic Sea in the distance and is the ideal location for your family holiday, reunion or that intimate wedding event.


SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS (Sleeps 25)
*BEDROOM 1, Located on the 3rd level
- (1) King Bed and (1) Double Bed· (1) infant crib, changing table
- Generous Private Bath
- Access to enormous balcony

* BEDROOM 2, Located on the 3rd level
- (1) King Bed
- Extensive private bath

* BEDROOM 3, Located on the 3rd Level
- (1) Queen Bed and (1) Double Bed
- Shared full bath

* BEDROOM 4, Located on the 3rd Level
- (1) Queen Bed
- Shared full bath
- Access to huge balcony

* BEDROOM 5, Main Level
- (2) Double Beds
- Shared Full Bath

* BEDROOM 6, Lower Level
- (1) Double Bed
- Shared Bath

* BEDROOM 7, Lower Level
- (1) Double Bed
- Shared Bath

* BEDROOM 8, Lower Level
- (4) Twin/ Single
-Shared Bath

OTHER AMENITIES:
* Grand Kitchen with 6 burner ceramic cooktop, dishwasher, (2) fridges, double ovens, Keurig, and brew coffee makers
* Outdoor Shower
* Beach chairs and accessories
* (3) Outdoor picnic tables
* Regulation size ping pong table
* Additional refrigerator on lower level
* Corn hole game
* Bicycles
*ROKU TV's with Sling Live TV subscription


The main level includes sizable formal dining & living rooms between a generous entry hall that runs the length of the home. A private bedroom suite, and a very generous open kitchen and eat in breakfast nook complete the first floor layout . A winding formal staircase leads to a second floor that has 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths. Two of the upstairs bedrooms offer outdoor porches with sweeping vistas of the island. Adore a peaceful cup of coffee as you watch the sunrise over the island and listen to the sounds of waves crashing in the distance.

The ground floor offers a huge family room, dining area, 1-1/2 baths, and two additional bedrooms as well as a two car attached garage. This unit home is configured to sleep 20+ people on three levels, and with one of Fripps biggest tons can accommodate the extended family or the entire wedding event. Relish gorgeous vistas of the Sea Point Course's 12th Green from the veranda and vistas extending to the Sea in the distance. This historic Fripp home has entertained countless weddings and family get-togethers over the years. The Tara of Fripp is just the place for a sizable group or family to create brilliant memories and an memorable holiday experience.

With well over 1000 sq ft. of porches and patios, over an acre of well maintained grounds and plenty of of parking, Tara really is your own private unit. Boasting over 2 miles of white sandy beach, Fripp Island is a special place, one of the few Atlantic beaches within a private gated community. Fripp Island is rich with nature and wildlife and all these things can conveniently be explored by bicycle, golf cart, or on foot. This unit is located close by all amenities Fripp Island has to offer. The home includes beach chairs, body boards, and many more beach extras available for use so you don’t have to worry about bringing them with you. Units of 7 days or more will include a four- seat golf cart for use by the guest. Fripp Island is a resort community and use of certain luxuries require the guest to have a Cub Guest card. Facilities requiring an Guest card include all golf facilities, resort dining facilities and all community pools. See additional details regarding Fripp Resort Guest cards below.


**Fripp Island is a handsome, calming place and offers world class resort niceties including two 18 hole golf courses with the spectacular sea and marsh vistas, multiple swimming pools and world class tennis facilities. The Beach Club offers casual dining and frequent entertainment in season and the Fripp Marina has a boat launch as well as wet and dry boat storage. Appreciate fine dining options at Bonito Boathouse Restaurant. Fripp Island is a world class resort, offering something for everybody.

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FRIPP GUEST CARDS - Guest Cards are only needed to access certain niceties on the island (such as the pool, golf course and eateries). You do NOT need a Guest Card to access the beach. Should you wish to buy cards, during the summer season (Memorial Day - Labor Day), each card is $50 for a 7 day pass and $35 for a 4 day pass. During the off season, Cards are $35 for a 7 day pass and $25 for a 4 day pass. Only those 13 years and older need a Guest card.

Money-saving Tips

  • Many rental managers and vacation homes provide Beaufort, SC area discount guides which feature deals, either offered individually by vendors, or through a partnership between the property management company and the local itself. Look for these publications and discount books, as this allows travelers to discover those wonderful attractions with a possibly considerable discounted.
  • Wish to steer clear of the crowds of people? Off-season rates are usually a fraction of high fees.
  • Many vacation rental companies and owners offer discounts for active duty and veteran members of the Armed forces, or returning vacationers to the same rental. Make sure to check with property management company to see if your travelling gang qualifies for a discounted price.
  • Is there a specific experience that you are most longing for ? If there's a particular Beaufort, SC atteaction which you just love, search for properties that cater especially to you.
  • Give thought to getting trip insurance along with your leasing agreement. Trip insurance, which generally add between 1% - 5% of the base stay rate, offers travellers reimbursement of their vacation expenses for any nights missed as a result of health-related emergencies or weather, and additionally ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or charges, like an unforeseen hotel room stay or extra gasoline. Trip insurance can be a bank account-saver if the unforseen occurs .

How to Book a Vacation Home

You might be pleasantly surprised to discover how many properties are available at your destination. With such a wide selection, renters are sure to locate a rental that fits their desires and spending plan.

Vacation homes are often owner operated or managed by rental management companies. Property management companies are liked by rental owners because they manage the internet marketing and operations..

We have assembled a brief guide to assist you in getting most out of your vacation rental experience.

Searching for and reserving the perfect rental:

Before you book "New! Frankly My Dear Youll Love This Place! The Tara of Fripp/Southern Charm Close to Beach & Golf!", go through our short checklist of things to consider.

Search Early and Frequently

Like many renowned destinations, In Beaufort, SC the best vacation rentals are booked early. Reserving your rental property 6-12 months before your travel dates is recommended, when possible. Holiday reunions are a popular time for families to plan their Summer family trips..

Find your Spot and Confirm Dates

Begin by picking which specific area of Beaufort, SC you'd like to visit, and the determine dates you'll be vacationing.

How Much Rental Do You Actually Need?

Establish who is traveling, and how many/what sort of bedroom arrangement you will need. Bear in mind that most rentals list maximum guest capacity, which often includes sofa beds in the home's living room. It is important to figure out what is acceptable for the company. Specific descriptions of bedrooms and beds are usually accessible online. If not, contact the property manager before you reserve the home.

Stick to a Budget

The majority of rentals are advertised with a price range. Determine the cost for your desired trip. It could be at the top end of the range. If several individuals or families are sharing the cost, check that each group understands their obligations and has agreed to a maximum they are willing to contribute. Generally speaking, just one member of the group will be liable for making the complete reservation and collecting each family member's share.

Let's Talk Amenities

What property features is the group trying to find? Is a pool reallynecessary?Are you looking for a rental with open-air dining area? Are you more interested in a natural landscape or night life? Are linens offered with the rental contract, or do you need to bring your own? Gather a list of "needs and preferences" from your party to help narrow your search to the most suitable home.

Accessability

Do members of your group have special needs? Make certain to remember and inquire about wheel chair access, pool lifts and special equipment needs..

Fido Approved

Are you or other people in the group traveling with a dog? Pets are welcome at many rental properties, but policies differ. Study your agreement thoroughly! Additional fees or costs may be applied to your contract.

Searching the Internet

. Besides Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Beaufort, SC local vacation homes" for local rental management companies. Local rental home management companies pride themselves on an exceptional vacation experience.

Negotiate the Price

Re-read the description to confirm the rental has everything you need. If it is something is missing, the vacation rental management company may know of similar homes that better suit your wishes and budget..

Some property owners will negotiate rates, and some will not. If the price isn't negotiable, the number of nights might be. Your easiest chance for a reduced rate is shifting to an off-season week.

Read Through The Contract

You will want to know which services are included:

  • Utilities
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Long Distance Phone Service
  • Pool and hot tub heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • Daily Cleaning (If Available)
  • Trash collection
  • Maintenance (get a phone number)
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking Space

Get a total that incorporates state taxes, pet and other extra fees.

Trip Insurance

Cancellation policies vary with each rental. You will likely be offered trip insurance. Trip insurance defends the renter against emergency situations and weather events, It provides relief should tragedy strike.

Complete the Booking

When you think you've identified "the one", start the reservation process. You'll likely be asked to submit a security deposit at time of reservation.

Keep Your Contact's Information

Don't forget to get the manager's contact telephone number and entry/exit procedures for your rental home. We suggest keeping the contact's information in your smartphone and wallet.

Congrats! All that is left is enjoying your vacation!

During your Stay

  • Photograph on your arrival. To ensure that no damages are associated with your visit, create a record of any trouble spots of the property. Contact the rental manager immediately to report your findings. This will protect against conflicts during check out.
  • If you have any ambiguity about parking, policies of the house, property access, pool functions, etc... we recommend you ask the rental manager immediately. A quick phone call prevents many complications.
  • Please be respectful of the neighborhood. Local people will likely be as friendly to you as you are considerate of them. Respecting late-night quiet hours and parking rules can make a vacation substantially more relaxing.
  • Ask a local. Local residences can frequently point you in the right direction.
  • Ensure you protect the owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the rental home secured when you are away, exactly like you would at home.

Check Out Time

  • Tidy up a little. Although you're spending money on a cleaning fee, The vacation rental needs to be in sound condition. Kitchen sinks brimming with pots and pans, surplus beach sand on the flooring and sticky messes ought to be remedied before leaving.
  • Make sure to walk through the rental home one final time and check for property damage. Whenever you can, do this walk-out inspection with the property owner present. If the property manager is not available, ensure that you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • How was your vacation? Most rental home management companies and rental search sites make it easy for customers to provide feedback. If the rental and/or property manager was first-rate, they will likely appreciate your positive reviews. If something went wrong, we suggest being understanding but sincere with regards to your stay. The best owners and managers will try hard to solve the issue.

Learn from your Stay

Did they love their rental? Ideally everything was outstanding and you're excited to reserve the rental for your next vacation. If the property wasn't ideal, and you'll better recognize how to filter your search for the next trip.

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