- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Dishes & Utensils
- DVD Player
- Fire Extinguisher
- First Aid Kit
- Ice Maker
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Satellite / Cable
- Smoke Detectors
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
About this PropertyFeel the epitome of Southern glamour when you stay at 'Sunset Cottage,' a 3-bedroom, 2-bath holiday rental home in Beaufort! This modernized 1,423-square-foot home agreeably sleeps 6 visitors and includes a new deep water dock. Spend your days walking the streets of one of the second oldest cities in the state and fall in appreciate with the beautiful Antebellum architecture, moss-draped live oak trees, and historical landmarks. Make memories with appreciated ones on your calming South Carolina hideaway!
-- THE UNIT --
Master Bedroom: King Bed | Bedroom 2: Pullout Bed | Bedroom 3: 2 Twin Bunk Beds
Enter 'Sunset Cottage' and relax in the dazzling and inviting sunroom with cute vistas of the water. Keep an eye out for playful dophins visible from the docks during the mornings and afternoons!
For carefree entertainment inside, turn on the 55-inch flat-screen satellite TV and let the anxiety of everyday life melt away.
Successfully settled in, whip up a tasty treat for everybody in the thoroughly supplied kitchen including stainless steel appliances. While the sides are being prepared inside, throw some meat on the gas grille while you decide whether to eat in at the 6-person table or al fresco at the outdoor table.
After dinner, walk out to the end of the dock to watch the appealing sunset or take a speedy dip in the water. Fix yourself a nightcap and end the evening sharing stories on the patio with friends and family.
When you can't keep your eyes open any longer, tuck the children into the 2 twin-over-twin bunk beds before resting your head on the soft king bed in the master bedroom. The third bedroom includes a pullout couch and doubles as an office for any last min. emails.
-- THE LOCATION --
Despite the laid-back nature of Beaufort, there is plenty to do around town! Get a feel for the rich history of the city with a walking tour through Janet's Walking History Tour. If you're looking for a more peaceful tour, visit SoutherRose Buggy Tours to laid-back see the area in the happiness of a carriage.
Take the family to Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park for an afternoon spent along the Beaufort River; strolling along the pathways, fishing for trout, or savoring one of the festivals held all over the year. In town for graduation? MCRD Parris Island is an simple 30-min. drive away!
If you brought your boat along, park it at the home's dock and take it out to discover the water and find a secret fishing hole.
Spend the day on the beach at Hunting Island State Park! This 5,000-acre park is home to tons of wildlife, 5 miles of beach, and a historic lighthouse. Golfers will want to rent a tee time at Sanctuary Golf Club for a memorable round at this nature-filled course.
-- THE EVOLVE DIFFERENCE --
Evolve Holiday Rental wants your holiday experience to be everything you hoped for and exactly what you needed. To make it painless, we help you find a unit you appreciate, offer world-class support seven days a week, and make sure our units are safe, tidy, and ready for your stay. Even better, each home has a Guest Contact available 24/7 for anything that’s on your mind. It’s a new new approach to holiday rental. Try Evolve today!
-- ADDITIONAL DETAILS --
Key Residence Includes:
- Conveniences include a entirely supplied kitchen with stainless steel appliances, complimentary WiFi, in-unit laundry machines, 2 flat-screen satellite TVs, dock, patio with outdoor furnishings, gas grille, driveway parking for 3 cars, and more
- Waterfront Beaufort location - Close to boating, fishing, hiking, golfing, historic downtown, shopping, eateries, museums, historical landmarks, walking and buggy tours, and much more. 30-min. drive from MCRD Parris Island
- Nearest Major Airport: Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (50.6 miles)
-- POLICIES --
- No smoking
- No family dogs and cats allowed
- No events, events or enormous gatherings
- This is a modest island community, please be respectful of neighbors and keep the outdoor noise level down
- There is a $500 fine for violating the max. occupancy of 6 people
- Must be at least 25 years old to rent
- Additional costs and taxes may apply
- Photo ID may be mandatory upon check-in
- NOTE: Your safety matters. This unit includes 2 exterior security cameras, above the front door overlooking the front yard and at the back door overlooking the backyard and lake, each facing outward. There is also a Ring doorbell security camera, located next to the front door facing out. They do not look into interior spaces
- Search for the official tourism bureau where you want to travel. Many established tourism bureaus offer promotional guide books with special packages for lodging, dining and activities. These guides provide an excellent start to your vacation rental search.
- Flexible about when you can travel? Off-season rates are usually a fraction of top prices.
- Many vacation rental companies and owners offer savings for active duty and veteran members of the Military, or returning vacation goers to the same vacation home. Be sure to check with property manager to see if your vacationing group qualifies for a reduced price.
- Is there a specific experience you are mainly getting excited about ? If there's a specific Beaufort, SC activity that you just love, look for rentals that cater especially to you.
- Give thought to purchasing trip insurance along with your rental agreement. Trip insurance, which usually add between 1% - 5% of the base rental price, offers guests reimbursement of their rental expenses for any missed as a consequence of health-related emergencies or storms, in addition to ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unanticipated hotel stay or additional gasoline. Trip insurance might just be a bank account-saver if the unforseen occurs .
The Rental Process
Newcomers are likely to be shocked at the number and wide selection of short term rental homes available in the Beaufort, SC area. With such a big selection, clients are sure to come across a rental that meets their wishes and budget.
Vacation rentals are usually owner operated or managed by property management companies. Property management companies are liked by owners because they coordinate the marketing and operations..
Seasoned Beaufort, SC vacationers have discovered a handful of tips and tricks over the years when it comes to renting rentals, however many newcomers will be delighted to know that several "techniques" are in plain sight, if you know how to search.
Where to find and book the perfect rental property:
Do you think "'Sunset Cottage' - Paukie Island Home w/ Dock!" is the best rental for your next trip? Browse through this checklist to make sure it fits all of your preferences.
The Sooner You Begin, The Better The Selection
Beaufort, SC rentals start booking very early. To guarantee the most desirable choice of vacation homes, we advise searching and booking your Beaufort, SC rental 6-Twelve months before your travel dates, whenever possible. Holiday gatherings can be a great time for families to plan their Summer trips..
Find your Area and Decide Dates
Agreement can be difficult between relatives, but as soon as this complicated part is complete everything will quickly fall in place.
Bedrooms and Bed Sizes Matter
How many relatives are joining your vacation? Be aware that many vacation rentals advertise maximum guest capacity, which oftentimes includes sofa beds in the living room space. You'll need to determine what is acceptable for the party. Generally rental listings will describe each one of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattress sizes.
Determine Your Budget
Most rentals are advertised with a price range. Confirm the price for your selected trip. It might be at the top end of the range. Be sure to get cost-sharing commitments from friends and family well before reserving a pricey rental. Most of the time, one member of the group will be responsible for making the full reservation and collecting each family member's share.
Let's Talk Amenities
What amenities is your group looking for? Is a screened-in porch a necessity? Do you wish to be far from the crowds, or near a city setting? Are bedsheets offered with the rental, or will you need to provide your own? Make a list of prioritized "necessities and wishes" from your group to help filter your search to the perfect home.
Accessibility and Special Issues
Grandpa and Grandma will appreciate you for not renting a stairs-access-only condominium on the Third floor. If wheel chair access, elevators, pool lifts or other special devices are required, include that into your search. Almost all property listings will include a list of amenities.
Your Puppy Needs a Vacation, Too
Make sure to include your furrry friends. Pet policies are different at each rental property. Study descriptions thoroughly. Many constraints may dismiss a potential rental property. Examine your agreement thoroughly! Extra fees or deposits may be applied to your agreement. Ask questions *prior to* you reserve!
Best places to Search
When the area, travel dates and family members are decided, search multiple resources for the greatest rental selection. In addition to Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we recommend searching Google for "Beaufort, SC local rental homes" for local rental management companies. Local companies often times have an exclusive collection of rentals daily and weekly.
Negotiate the Price
Re-read the description to make sure the rental home has everything that you need. If it is lacking, the home management company might know of very similar properties that better fit your wishes and budget..
Although not true for all rental properties, many owners and property managers will negotiate rates. If they are hesitant to budge on a highly-desirable week, try asking for an extra night. Off-peak season offers your best opportunity to make a deal for a reduced rate.
Read the Total Contract
You should know which services are included:
- Utility bills
- Internet Connectivity
- Telephone service
- Pool and hot tub heating
- Pay Per View Movies
- Cleaning Fees
- Trash Pickup (and which day?)
- Maintenance (get a phone number)
- Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
- Parking Space
Get a total that incorporates taxes, pet and other additional fees.
If you want to Cancel
Cancellation policies vary with each rental. Many rental home contracts include an option for trip insurance. Trip insurance, which ordinarily costs somewhere between 1% - 5% of the base vacation rental price, can provide travellers with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent rental property costs) for any days missed resulting from personal hospital emergencies or weather, and additionally hurricane evacuation expenses, such as a unanticipated hotel stay or extra gas.
When everything looks correct, it's finally time for you to sign on the dotted line. Do not forget that most rental agreements will require a substantial rental down payment and/or security deposit to protect the rental owner.
Keep Your Contact's Information
Put the property manager's contact info into your phone and wallet for easy access to answers during your trip.
Congratulations on reserving your vacation home! You're on the way to a fabulous vacation!
During your Stay
- Photograph on your arrival. To make sure no damages are linked to your visit, create a record of any problem areas of the property. If you discover damage, or if fixes are needed contact the rental manager straight away.
- If there is any ambiguity about vehicle parking, rules of the house, property access, swimming pool operation, etc... we advise you ask the property manager immediately. A quick phone call eliminates many problems.
- Please remember to respect your neighbors. Permanent residents frequently live within earshot. Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by visitors next to your primary residence.
- Ask a local. Local people can often point you in the right direction.
- Be sure to protect the owner (and your things!) by keeping the vacation home secured while you are away, just like you would in your own home.
- Check to make sure you've packed all of your things. Sweep every room in the house for forgotten items. Inspect bathrooms, the garage, kitchen cabinets, outdoor patios, the pool area, and anywhere else your personal property might "hide".
- As soon as everything is out, perform a walk-through of the rental home to verify no damage occurred in the course of your remain. If you can, do this walk-out inspection with the property owner present. If the property manager is not available, make sure that you take photos of the property to record its condition.
- Did you enjoy your stay? Many vacation rental management companies and rental home sites permit renters to provide comments. If the vacation rental and/or property manager was top notch, they'll appreciate your compliments. If something went wrong, we advise being understanding but sincere about your rental experience. The best property owners and managers will try very hard to fix the issue.
Learn from your Stay
Did they like the vacation rental? If everything was amazing, next year's trip planning is going to be relatively easy. Otherwise, you have acquired valuable experience to help with the next search.