About this Property
- Sleeps 16
- 6 Bedrooms
- 6 Bathrooms
- Private vacation home
- Approximately 3700 SQUARE_FEET
- Non-smoking property
- Pets welcome (restrictions apply)
- No children allowed
The Fripp House is a spectacular 6 bedroom, 5.5 bath lowcountry home that conveniently accommodates 14 guests. It's roomy 3700 SF design is ideal for sizable families or groups.
Savor a spectacular view of the salt marsh and the privacy of a enormous corner lot filled with live oaks and palms. You'll appreciate the peaceful setting with a 5 min. walk to the beach or a 3 min. ride in one of 2 golf carts. Spend a warm summer evening on one of the porches with a glass of wine calming to the sound of the ocean in the distance.
A fishing pier is located just up the street the street. Drop your crab trap and come back later for your catch! Bicycle trails are generous on Fripp Island. Bikes and mopeds are abundantly available for rent or bring your own bicycles. you can pedal down to the Marina store for a candy bar, ice cream or a jug of milk, or pedal down Tarpon Blvd. and watch a vibrant sunset over Skull Inlet.
Days spent by the water seem to last longer, food tastes better and sleep comes easier - life is simple. We hope you too will appreciate the magic of Fripp Island and our Fripp House and that you'll bring your family back year after year.
About the Area
Located in Saint Helena Island, this vacation home is near the beach. Local points of interest include Hunting Island Lighthouse and 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
Vacation rental booking tips:
When to reserve a Beaufort, SC rental & When to go:
- Book your rental as early as possible. Rental schedules often open 12 months in advance (or in September just after the Summer season ends). Many groups book their Summer rental homes during Thanksgiving and Christmas get-togethers. Book before these holidays for best selection.
- Reserve your rental in the Fall or Spring to enjoy beautiful weather while saving money and avoiding crowded roads, restaurants, and activities. Many vacationers use this strategy to reserve larger homes, or to book an oceanfront rental that would otherwise be unavailable during the high season. Speaking of the off-season, don't overlook the holidays for a Beaufort, SC vacation! Who wouldn't love a holiday vacation on the coast? Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years are great times to gather with friends and family at your favorite beach.
- Some hosts offer discounts for veterans and active duty military. Remember to ask your host or property manager if special offers are available for your group.
- Management companies and individual rental owners often offer their guests an option to purchase trip insurance. Trip insurance, which usually will cost between 1% - 5% of the stay price, offers visitors reimbursement of their vacation costs for any days missed as a result of medical-related issues or weather disasters, as well as evacuation charges, such as an unanticipated hotel stay or additional gas expenses. Trip insurance is definitely a bank account-saver if the unforeseen happens. Ask your property manager for additional information.
- Often, management companies and vacation rental houses supply Beaufort, SC area visitor guide magazines which will include coupons, either offered independently by local businesses, or through a partnership between the management company and the business itself. You can also find Beaufort, SC visitors guide and coupon books at local shops and grocery stores.
How to pick the best rental home in the Beaufort, SC area:
- Select a group leader, select your vacation dates, and choose a max budget.
- Note the number bedrooms and the configuration your family requires. Spectacular 6 bedroom, 5.5 bath lowcountry home, marsh view has 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. If you need a larger or smaller rental, use our rental home search.
- Precise descriptions of bedrooms and bed types is generally accessible on booking pages. If not, email the host before reserving your home. Remember that most properties list the maximum guest capacity, which oftentimes includes sofa beds and bunks. You'll need to determine what configuration is optimal for your family.
- Traveling with pets? Many vacation homes allow animals, but guidelines and restrictions apply. Allowable pet type, breed, and size are often limited. Ask your property manager before booking, and study your agreement thoroughly! Extra fees or might be applied to your agreement.
- If there's an individual Beaufort, SC attraction you love, keep an eye out for homes that are either close by, or those that cater to your requirements.
- Proper accessibility can make or break a vacation for those with limited mobility. Confirm all necessary amenities are available before booking.
Have a wonderful stay:
- Review arrival and departure procedures before leaving home. Take a printed copy, and add a note with the instructions to your smartphone.
- Ask questions. You may want instructions for a hot tub, intercom or thermostat. Contact your property manager. They are there to help! A brief text message can prevent many issues.
- Keep your rental home locked while you are out! Don't let crooks ruin your vacation.
- Make a record of any issues with the rental during check in, and immediately e-mail them to the property manager. We especially recommend texts and e-mails, as they usually contain built-in time stamps that are useful if a dispute arises.
- Be a good neighbor! You wouldn't like loud vacationers bothering your quiet neighborhood. Practice the golden rule for common sense. Happy residents may even recommend great beaches and places you would have never otherwise known!
- Speaking of neighbors... Ask a local resident! Residents can often help you find the best spots in town. Who better to ask where to order delicious takeout, have a great night on the town, or the best spots for bird watching?
- Double-check every room of the rental property to confirm that you've packed all of your family's items on check-out day. Remember to check closets, dressers, garages, and bathrooms for hidden belongings. Clean out the refrigerator and take or dispose of leftovers.
- Go through the rental a final time and scan for damages to contents or the property itself. We advise walking through with the host whenever you can. If the host is not available, take video of the property to record its condition at check-out.
- Remember to leave feedback! Property owners rely on excellent reviews to propel more reservations. They'll be grateful for your review. Alternatively, if something went wrong, other vacationing families will be thankful you shared your feedback and help them have the best future vacation. Be fair with your review. If something fell short of expectations, consider whether the host had any control over the issue, and if so, whether they responded reasonably to fix it.