- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- DVD Player
- Fire Extinguisher
- First Aid Kit
- Ice Maker
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Smoke Detector
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
About this PropertyFeel the epitome of Southern magic when you stay at 'Sunset Cottage,' a 3-bedroom, 2-bath holiday rental home in Beaufort! This refreshed 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 adore with the glamourous Antebellum architecture, moss-draped live oak trees, and historical landmarks. Make memories with adored ones on your calming South Carolina hideaway!
-- THE UNIT --
Master Bedroom: King Bed | Bedroom 2: Twin Bunk Bed | Bedroom 3: Twin Bunk Bed
Enter 'Sunset Cottage' and relax in the brilliant and inviting sunroom with elegant vistas of the water. Keep an eye out for playful dolphins 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 handsome sunset or take a fast 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 opulence 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 relishing one of the festivals held throughout the year. In town for graduation? MCRD Parris Island is an straighforward 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.
-- REST EASY WITH EVOLVE --
Evolve Holiday Rental makes it smooth to find and rent units you'll never want to leave. You can relax knowing that our units will always be ready for you and that we'll answer the phone 24/7. Even better, if anything is off about your stay, we'll make it right. You can count on our homes and our people to make you feel welcome--because we know what holiday means to you.
-- ADDITIONAL DETAILS --
Key Residence Includes:
- Conveniences include a completely 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 generous 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
- There is a dock available for guest use, the boat can be parked at the floating dock for 5 days and 17 ft max
- 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
How to Save Money on Your Rental
- Find the tourism bureau where you want to travel. Most established tourism bureaus offer printed travel guides with special deals for rental properties, restaurants and activities. These guides can provide an excellent start to your rental home search.
- Is it possible to change your vacation week? The off-peak seasons will offer you terrific rates on weekly rental properties.
- Active Duty and veterans of the U.S. Armed forces may qualify for cost savings. Make sure to confirm with property management company to see if your visiting gang is eligible for a reduction.
- Is there a specific experience you are most anticipating during your stay? If there's a certain Beaufort, SC activity which you just love, keep an eye out for rentals that cater especially to your needs.
- Property management companies and individual rental home owners often offer their clients the option to buy trip insurance protection. Trip insurance, which usually add between 1% - 5% of the base rental cost, provides guests reimbursement of their travel expenses for any nights missed as a result of personal medical emergencies or weather, in addition to ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, like an unforeseen motel stay or additional fuel. Trip insurance might just be a bank account-saver if the unforseen occurs .
How to Book a Vacation Home
Newcomers are often shocked at the number and wide range of short term properties available in the Beaufort, SC area. Rental homes are gaining in popularity among vacationers, and visitors will find that the sheer number of rental properties available makes it possible to find an ideal getaway to fit their Beaufort, SC crew, from calm condos to colossal event homes with several bedrooms.
The majority of vacation rentals in Beaufort, SC are privately operated and many are represented by established local property management agencies. Vacation rental management companies leverage scale, staff and knowledge to provide effortless operational management on behalf of the property owner..
Below are some tips and techniques to help you navigate the rental home search and reservation process.
Searching for and reserving the best vacation property:
Do you think "'Sunset Cottage' - Paukie Island Home w/ Dock!" is the best rental home for your next getaway? Browse through this checklist to ensure it fits your preferences.
Start Your Search Early
Like many popular destinations, In Beaufort, SC the best vacation rentals are booked early. Booking your rental home 6-12 months before your travel dates is recommended, whenever possible. Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years are excellent times to plan and book your rental..
Select your Town and Travel Week
Start by deciding which particular area of Beaufort, SC you'd like to visit, and the determine dates you'll be vacationing.
Selecting an Properly-Sized Rental property
Keep a list of attendees. How many beds and bedrooms will you be needing? Bear in mind that a lot of vacation rentals advertise maximum guest capacity, which often includes sofa beds in the living room space. It is important to determine what is most appropriate for the family. Precise descriptions of bedrooms and beds are commonly available online. Otherwise, email or call the property manager before you book.
Decide on Your Budget
Make sure "'Sunset Cottage' - Paukie Island Home w/ Dock!" suits your price range *during your desired dates*. If several individuals or families are sharing the cost, check that each group knows their obligation and has approved a maximum they are willing to contribute. Most rental agreements call for a single person to be liable for the full reservation.
Let's Talk Amenities
What amenities is the group looking for? Is a screened porch a necessity? Do you wish to be far from the crowds, or close to a city setting? Are items like beach chairs, gas grills, beach umbrellas, carts or coolers available and included in your rental property charge? Make a list of "needs and wishes" from your group to help narrow your search to the most appropriate property.
Special Factors to consider
In some cases the senior generation has problems with stairways. Be sure to remember and ask about wheelchair access, pool lifts and specialized equipment needs..
Think About 4-Legged Family Members?
Are you or other members of the gang travelling with a four-legged friend? Pet policies are different at each rental. Study descriptions carefully. Study your agreement carefully! Extra fees may apply when pets are added.
Its Time to Search
Once the location, travel dates and family members are decided, search multiple sources for the greatest rental home selection. Besides Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we recommend searching Google for "Beaufort, SC local rental homes" for local rental management companies. Local agencies often times have a unique selection of rental properties daily and weekly.
Negotiate the Price
When you've spotted the rentalhome of your dreams, make sure your trip dates are available.
While not true for all rental homes, many owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If they are hesitant to budge on a peak-season trip, try getting an additional night. Off-peak weeks will be negotiable more frequently than peak-season..
Read The Agreement
Read the entire contract and make sure you fully understand who is responsible for:
- WIFI Access
- Long Distance Phone Service
- Hot Tub Heating
- Pay Per View Movies
- Cleaning Fees
- Trash Pickup (and which day?)
- Maintenance policies
- Key exchange
- Parking requirements
Make sure your quote includes all taxes and fees.
Cancelling your Vacation Property
Ensure you are familiar with the cancellation policy prior to booking. Property management companies and individual property owners often offer their clients the option to purchase trip insurance. Trip insurance shields the renter against emergency situations and weather events, It gives reassurance should catastrophe strike.
After you think you've identified "the one", start the reservation process. You will likely be asked to submit a security deposit at time of reservation.
Get Contact Details
Put the property manager's contact info into your cell phone and wallet for convenient access to answers during your visit.
Congratulations! All that is left is making the most of your vacation!
During your Stay
- Take pictures at your arrival. Take notes of any problems soon after you arrive. We also suggest immediately phoning the rental home manager with a report of any problems, together with your request for any needed repairs.
- When there is any ambiguity about vehicle parking, policies of the property, condo access, swimming pool functions, etc... we advise you ask the rental home manager immediately. A quick phone call avoids many complications.
- Remember to be a good neighbor. Residents most likely live within earshot. Respecting late-night quiet hours and vehicle parking regulations can make a vacation substantially more relaxing.
- Ask a local. Residents are a terrific source of suggestions.
- Make sure you protect the owner (and your things!) by keeping the vacation rental secured while you are away, just like you would in your own home.
- Double-check every space of the vacation property to make sure that you've packed all possessions.
- Please make sure to walk through the rental home one final time and look for property damage. If you can, do this walk-out assessment with the property manager present. If the property owner is not available, remember to take photos of the property to record its condition.
- Did you love your rental? Just about all vacation rental management companies and vacation rental websites make it easy for travellers to provide feedback. If your vacation rental and/or property manager was terrific, they will likely appreciate your praise. If anything was disagreeable and they failed to correct it in a reasonable manner, or when the property was not as described, you may want to make it a point as part of your review.
Hold a vacation recap meeting with your travel companions. Did everybody have a blast? Hopefully this guide steered you to a terrific rental unit. If not, you've gained valuable experience that will help with the next search.