• 5 Bedrooms
  • 6.5 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycles
  • Bicycles
  • Books
  • Books
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Area
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • Family
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Grill
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Historic
  • Historic
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Pantry Items
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Romantic
  • Romantic
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Stereo
  • Stereo
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

The waterfront home is located in a residential neighborhood; therefore, events, events and excessive noise are stringently prohibited. Anyone violating this notice will be asked to leave the unit. Please be respectful of our neighbors and the community.

This charmingly restored home, listed on the National Historic Register, exudes a fabulous blend of historic magic and southern hospitality combined with modern 21st century comforts. Unwind with your favorite rent on the porch swing overlooking the bay! Sip a cool drink from one of the many rockers on the big wrap-around porch. Watch fishing, recreational and tour boats sail by. You may even see dolphins frolicking! This waterfront home offers some of the most excellent vistas in all of Beaufort! A brief walk along the water, shaded by big oak trees dripping with Spanish moss, will bring visitors to copious stores, eateries, and the fashionable Waterfront Park.

Originally the home of a prominent local family, it was known as “The Teacherage” for decades as a home for single teachers. This home later became one of the south's most acclaimed bed and breakfast inns. A fresh meticulous major remodel has returned the stately home to its original intent as a single-family private hideaway where visitors can appreciate five enormous bedrooms and six bathrooms. Each bedroom, as well as the dining room, kitchen and living room, offers a water view.

Your sea island getaway combines a outstanding blend of historic architectural includes such as original neoclassic columns, a gum wood bannister, and attractively crafted moldings along with modern luxuries. Along with superb water vistas, the home includes a vintage claw-foot soaking tub, original heart pine, oak and mahogany floors, chic stone countertops, a delightful garden, a historic rib cage brass shower, gas fireplace and appealing beds with high-quality linens. A second floor screened-in porch offers the appreciation of a close by libation center complete with coffee maker and refrigerator that accepts visitors to roll out of bed and savor a cup of coffee while gazing at the water. The home includes an impressive collection of comfortable, but not fussy, 18th and 19th century antiques. Because it provides a unique blend of enormous communal spaces and private bedrooms, this home would make a ideal destination for groups traveling together such as couples, girlfriends' getaways, and modest family get-togethers.

About Historic Beaufort
Those fascinated by history, antebellum architecture, blissful dining, shopping, gallery browsing or water activities (sailing, kayaking, beach-combing), are sure to appreciate Beaufort! Beaufort is a safe, vibrant place to spend either a special weekend or a long holiday. Set readily between Savannah and Charleston, Beaufort retains its modest-town beauty but offers much to do. The history of the Civil War played an impressive role in Beaufort's survival and legacy. There are numerous breathtaking things to do for history buffs. Travel back in time by taking a self-guided history walk through our National Historic District. A brief horse and buggy tour clops down our hallowed streets in an hour-long tour. Take an early evening graveyard tour visiting many historical and handsome churches around the downtown area, such as Saint Helena's Episcopal Church.

Life on the Water
Beaufort is located on one of roughly 200 islands on the Intracoastal Waterway. Its geographic location is at the mouth of the Port Royal Sound which is the source of high salty tides, photogenic marshes and beaches, and hurricane-complimentary weather. A brief (15-min.) drive to Hunting Island State Park, brings you to the Atlantic coast where you can savor sand, surf, long walks on the South Carolina shoreline, a tour of the historic lighthouse, or to watch freshly hatched sea turtles scramble to the sea. Numerous eco tours are available for exploring the rivers and marshes, either by kayak or boat.

Relaxing, Big Accommodations
Bedrooms and Bathrooms (5 bedrooms and 5 ½ baths)
One suite is located on the first floor. The second floor offers three roomy bedrooms (each with water vistas) and three private modernized baths. The third floor “Crows Nest” is well worth the additional steps because here you can gaze at the stars under a cupola! Bedrooms on the first two floors are supplied with ceiling fans. A half bath is also available on the first floor.

Living Room
The sizable living room offers impressive water vistas, neoclassic columns and peaceful seating for all. A new Sony 65” flat screen HD intelligent TV includes premium cable TV and internet service from which visitors can access their favorite entertainment accounts.
Dining Room
Guests who prefer eating at home will enjoy a cavernous dining room offering a sizable antique table, water/garden vistas, dramatic 10-foot original oak pocket doors and a coffered ceiling. An attractive selection of dinnerware and serving pieces ensure that visitors may dine in delight.
Gourmet Kitchen is a Cook's Heaven
The newly refreshed opulent kitchen includes bespoke cabinetry, ideal Italian stone countertops and professional appliances. The spacious stone island includes calming seagrass seating. Shrimp & grits anyone?
There's no other place like this in Beaufort!
Attend Festivals and Events
There is always something to do in Beaufort! Some annual area events include The Beaufort International Film Festival, the Beaufort Water Festival, the Beaufort Shrimp Festival, the Gullah Festival, the Beaufort Air Show, the Beaufort Dragonboat Race, the Taste of Beaufort Arts and Seafood Festival, the Beaufort Fall Festival of Homes and Gardens, the Fourth of July Festival, the Pat Conroy Literary Center March Forth, and the Light up the Nighttime Boat Parade, among others. Close by Port Royal, Bluffton and Hilton Head also offer many cultural, dining and entertainment options. Numerous farmers markets and u-pick opportunities accept visitors to enjoy new local products.
Celebrate Parris Island and US Marine Corps Events and Graduations
Parris Island (only six miles away) is the home of the U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot. The Island also includes a museum and frequent graduation ceremonies when new recruits officially become Marines. Parris Island, its museum, a restaurant and the graduation ceremonies are open to the public. Close by, the Marine Corps Air Station is among the United States military's most important and most historically colorful installations where fighter pilots train with some of the world's most advanced jets. The Beaufort F-35B squadron is the only location in the world where pilots train to fly the F-35B.

Plan Your Next Girlfriend's Getaway
Relaxing on vast verandas, sipping mint juleps, and touring historic antebellum mansions—Beaufort is the ultimate girls' weekend hideaway! Known for its Southern glamour and copious hospitality, Beaufort is one of the oldest cities in South Carolina (a mini-Charleston). Explore Beaufort on foot or by carriage. Those who like the outdoors will enjoy local beaches, walking along the Spanish Moss trail, or kayaking among local dolphins. The extravagant kitchen is the ideal place to have a preparing class or create a low country meal together. No matter what you choose to do, everybody in your group is sure to agree that Beaufort is the just right spot for your next girlfriends' trip!

Take in the Local Arts

Beaufort is a filmmaker and author's heaven! Several movies and most impressive-selling books capture the ambiance of Beaufort. Beaufort's antebellum magic shines through in well-known films such as: The Big Chill, The Jungle Rent, The Prince of Tides, White Squall, Forest Gump, The Great Santini, GI Jane, Something to Talk About, Forces of Nature and Rules of Engagement. Finest-selling local author Pat Conroy's books and characters come alive as you walk through the close by legendary streets featured in books such as The Water is Wide, Prince of Tides, The Great Santini and Beach Music.

Abundant Golf Opportunities are Available

The mild Beaufort climate makes playing golf year-round a realistic option. Golfers will enjoy convenient access to copious championship golf courses within a brief drive.

​​​​​​​Reservations are subject to a 3.5% processing fee.

Renters must be over 25 years of age to reserve our unit.

Money-saving Tips

  • Many rental owners and vacation rental properties provide Beaufort, SC area vacation discount books which feature deals, either offered independently by local companies, or by way of a relationship between the management company and the local itself. Search for these guides and promotional books, since this allows vacation goers to discover the same activities at a often considerable discounted.
  • Are the travel dates changeable? Shoulder seasons offer fantastic offers.
  • Active Duty and veterans of the U.S. Military may be qualified for promotions. Make sure to confirm with vacation rental company to see if your visiting crew is eligible for a discount.
  • Some rentals are basically designed to serve specific vacationers, whether it is soundside rentals with weekly pier passes, city-center homes with walkable access to night life or waterfront homes that have their own boat launching areas. Make sure that you prioritize your proximity to the adventures and landmarks you are most excited about.
  • Rental companies and individual property owners generally offer clients the opportunity to purchase trip insurance. Trip insurance, which generally costs somewhere between 1% - 5% of the base rental cost, provides guests reimbursement of their rental expenses for any nights missed as a result of medical-related emergencies or storms, in addition to ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, such as an unplanned motel stay or additional gas.

General Vacation Rental Information

You might be surprised to discover just how many rental properties are available at your destination. Vacation home accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of worldwide research sites like Tripadvisor and VRBO.

Rentals are frequently owner operated or managed by property management companies. Owners often choose management companies to assist with online marketing, house cleaning and maintenance.

Seasoned Beaufort, SC vacationers have identified several tips and tricks throughout the years with regards to renting vacation rentals, however many novices will be delighted to realize that several "techniques" are in plain sight, if you understand how to search.

Finding and reserving the best vacation property:

Before you decide to book "Stunning Water Views and Southern Hospitality in Historic Downtown Beaufort", examine our short checklist of issues to consider.

Search Early and Often

Beaufort, SC vacation homes start booking early. For the greatest selection, begin your planning and search Six-Twelve months prior to your vacation. A lot of households decide to begin their search during Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year gatherings.

Select your Area and Travel Week

Sometimes, the toughest part of planning your trip is choosing where to search, and when. When the big decisions are tackled, the rest will be more straightforward.

Select a Size

Take a head count. How many beds and bedrooms will you be needing? Remember that that a lot of vacation rentals advertise maximum guest capacity, which often includes sofa beds in the living room. It is important to determine what is most appropriate for your group. Generally vacation home listings will outline each of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattresses.

Create a Spending Limit

Confirm that "Stunning Water Views and Southern Hospitality in Historic Downtown Beaufort" satisfies your budget *during your desired dates*. If many individuals or family members are sharing the cost, confirm that everybody understands their responsibility and has agreed to a maximum they are prepared to pay. Usually, a single person in the group will be liable for making the whole reservation and recovering each family member's share.

Let's Discuss Amenities

What amenities is your group searching for? Do you primarily desire a vacation rental with a pool, spa tub or beach volleyball court? Are you more enthusiastic about wildlife or nightlife? Does the unit have bikes and body boards for use during your stay? Make a list of priority conveniences to help filter your search.

Special Criteria

Appropriate accessibility can make or ruin a trip for the less-mobile. If wheel chair entry, elevators, pool lifts or other specialized devices are required, include that into your search. Most vacation home listings will include a list of amenities.

Paws-Friendly, Please

Are you or other members of the family visiting with a pet? Animal guidelines are different at each rental. Read descriptions thoroughly. Type of pet, size and dog breeds might be limited. Ensure that you read descriptions and contracts carefully. Additional fees or costs may be applied to your contract. Ask questions *well before* you book!

It Is Time to Search

After the location, travel dates and guests are decided, search multiple sources for the best rental selection. In combination with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Beaufort, SC local vacation rentals" for local rental home management companies. Local companies often times have an exclusive selection of vacation homes daily and weekly.

Negotiate the Price

When you've identified your dream rental, make sure your vacation dates are available.

While not true for all rental homes, many property owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If they are unwilling to budge on a peak-season trip, try getting an additional night. The off-season offers your best opportunity to make a deal for a lower rate.

Go Through The Agreement

You really need to know which services are included:

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

In addition to the normal fee, visitors must pay local taxes when booking "Stunning Water Views and Southern Hospitality in Historic Downtown Beaufort", in addition to any other additional fees that may be mandatory depending on their circumstances, including a dog charge, earlier check-in or late check-out fee, or a pool heater fee for private pool usage during the autumn or spring months.

Cancellations Happen

Make sure you are familiar with the cancellation policy before reserving. Vacation rental management companies and home owners commonly offer their guests the choice to buy trip insurance. Trip insurance defends the renter against emergencies and weather events, It provides peace of mind should catastrophe strike.

Complete the Reservation

Once you believe you've found "the one", begin the reservation process. You will likely need to submit a security deposit at time of booking.

Where to Get Assistance

Put the property manager's contact information into your smart phone and wallet for quick access to answers during your stay.

Good job on booking your vacation rental! You're on your way to a wonderful vacation!

During your Stay

  • Photograph at your arrival. Record the condition of the rental home right away. Get in touch with the property manager immediately to report your observations. If there is a disagreement about legal liability later, having the recorded problems and contact attempts will probably be helpful.
  • Ask questions. Should there be any ambiguity about parking, rules of the house, condo access, pool operations, etc... we suggest you ask the property manager promptly. A quick phone call prevents many head aches.
  • Please remember to respect your nearby neighbors. . Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by vacationers next to your primary residence.
  • Ask a local. Locals are a good source of advice. Who better to ask where to order the best pizza, have a great night out, or the best spots for night life?
  • Enjoy your stay! Make sure that you protect the property owner (and your things!) by keeping the rental locked up while you are away, exactly like you would at home.

At the end of your stay

  • Check to make sure you've packed all your belongings. Sweep every room in the home for forgotten items. Check bath rooms, the garage, kitchen cabinets, backyards, the pool area, and anywhere else your gear might "hide".
  • Please make sure to walk through the rental one final time and check for damages. We advise walking through with the property manager whenever possible (often this isn't possible).. If the property owner is not available, be sure to take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • How would you feel about your stay? Nearly all rental property websites ask for reviews after your stay . Rental owners and rental managers will appreciate your glowing recommendations. If something went wrong, we suggest being kind but honest regarding your experience. The best property owners and managers will try very hard to rectify the situation.

Use Your Experience

Did they enjoy their vacation? Hopefully this guide steered you to a terrific rental home. Otherwise, you've gained invaluable experience to aid with your next search.

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