- 9 Bedrooms
- 9 Bathrooms
- Air Conditioning
- Children Welcome
- Clothes Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Dining Area
- Dishes & Utensils
- Heated Pool
- Housekeeper Optional
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Private Pool
- Satellite / Cable
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
About this PropertyThis non-smoking home includes a private heated swimming pool on the top outdoor space can be heated upon request (see costs below), and has spectacular sea vistas. The elevator goes to all floors including the garage and the top outdoor space with the pool. There is an outdoor kitchen with a gas BBQ grille and refrigerator on this top outdoor space. There are wood floors everywhere the living areas of this home. The bedrooms are carpeted with flat screen TVs and DVD players in all. A DVD library with 250 plus movies has children, teen, and adult selections and a full array of games and puzzles are available for those lazy days. Guests can entertain themselves with the karaoke machine with over 25 CDs or challenge each other to a game of poker with a fold out poker table overlay with a complete set of professional poker chips. There is also a playground with a swing set in the back yard! Guests savor high speed internet access. Also supplied are 16 beach chairs, coolers, body boards, and a beach carrying buggy, in order to make your travel to and from more convenient. PLEASE NOTE: The pool can be heated for $200 for a 3-nighttime stay or $300 for a stay of 4-7 nights. We need 48 hours notice to have the pool heated, and will NOT heat it in July or August, or during very cold temperatures. Square Feet 4200.
FIRST FLOORING: To the left of the front door is a bedroom furbished with two queen beds. This bedroom has its own TV and private full bath with stall shower. Across the entryway is a second bedroom, which includes a king four poster bed, its own TV, and double doors opening onto the front porch. This bedroom shares a Jack-and-Jill bath which includes two water closets, two sinks, and a shared whirlpool tub and stall shower with rainfall showerhead. The third bedroom, which shares the bath, is furbished with a king bed and has its own TV. Across the hall, a fourth bedroom is decorated with a king bed, and includes its own TV and full bath with a shower/tub combination. At the end of the hall are two more bedrooms, each with its own TV and decorated with two additional-long twin beds. Each of these bedrooms has its own private bath with stall shower. The laundry room is also on this floor.
SECOND FLOORING: At the head of the stairs is the kitchen, with its stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, tile backsplash, and bead board cabinetry. A granite topped island offers more space, and the breakfast bar seats four visitors. Two tables in the dining area can be combined to seat twenty visitors, or separated to seat eight visitors each. French doors lead out to the sea view outdoor space, which includes two dining tables that can each seat six. The living area has plenty of seating, and includes a 55-inch HD flat screen TV with 200 digital channels (8 HD HBO channels) and DVD player, audio system, and wet bar with wine chiller and ice maker. Behind the kitchen are two more bedrooms, each furbished with a queen bed and housing its own TV. One has a private bath with stall shower and rainfall showerhead. The second shares the full hall bath, which also has a stall shower and rainfall showerhead. THIRD FLOORING: The top floor has a bedroom furbished with a queen bed and a queen sleeper couch. This bedroom has a great sea view, and includes a TV and VCR/DVD player, plus a private full bath with a stall shower with rainfall showerhead. The rooftop outdoor space has a private swimming pool which can be heated between September and June. An outdoor kitchen includes a gas grille, sink, and mini refrigerator. A covered dining area has a table that seats six, and there are plenty of other chairs and loungers on the sundeck.
Each home includes complimentary parking, screened porch or outdoor space, initial supply of linens and towels, washer and dryer, color cable TV, air conditioning, starter supply of paper products and detergents, thoroughly supplied kitchen with dinnerware, flatware, pots and pans, plus local phone service. Internet services are not guaranteed to work with your equipment. We cannot give support for guest's personal computer systems. **As a note of caution, this home is located in a residential area and the community is sensitive to inappropriate noise levels emanating from rental homes, particularly in the evening hours. Therefore events and generous gatherings at the pool are not allowed, especially after 10:00pm. The noise ordinance is stringently enforced by the Isle of Palms Police Department. Violations of the noise ordinance could result in sizable fines and/or eviction.
How to get the best deal on your rental
- Search for the tourism bureau where you want to travel. Most established tourism bureaus will send promotional tourism guide books with deals for vacation rentals, dining and attractions. Keep an eye out for these books and discount books, since this allows travelers to enjoy the same activities at a significantly discounted.
- Is it possible to shift your dates? Off-season rates are usually a fraction of peak costs.
- Plenty of management companies and owners offer special discounts for active duty and veteran men and women of the US Military, or returning travelers to the same rental. Make sure to ask property management company to see if your vacationing crew is eligible for a discounted price.
- Some homes are particularly designed for specific types of guests. Large event homes are ideal for weddings, wedding parties and corporate escapes. Some rentals cater to wildlife enthusiasts. Other rentals are situated close to music venues. You should prioritize your proximity to the adventures and points of interest you are most interested in.
- Vacation rental companies and individual home owners generally offer customers the chance to buy trip insurance coverage. Trip insurance, which generally will cost you anywhere between 1% - 5% of the basic rental rate, provides buyers reimbursement of their vacation expenses for any nights missed resulting from personal health emergencies or hurricanes, as well as ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, such as an unexpected motel stay or extra gasoline.
How to Book a Rental Home
First-timers are often surprised at the number and wide selection of short term properties available in the Charleston area area. Rental accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of essential research sites like Tripadvisor and VRBO.
Vacation homes are frequently owner operated or managed by rental management companies. Rental owners often select management companies to manage online advertising, house cleaning and maintenance tasks.
Seasoned Charleston area vacationers have identified several tips and tricks throughout the years with regards to renting rental properties, however most beginners will be happy to find that several "tips" are in plain sight, if you know how to look.
Finding and booking the best rental home:
Before you decide to book "Book Soon For New Lower Rates! Enjoy A Private Rooftop Pool On The Isle Of Palms!", read through our brief list of factors to consider.
The Earlier, The Better
Charleston area vacation rentals start booking very early. Booking your rental property 6-12 months before your travel dates is usually recommended, whenever possible. Holiday reunions can be a great time for families to plot their Summer family trips..
Pick a Town and Time
Begin by figuring out which specific area of Charleston area you would like to browse, and the choose dates you'll be vacationing.
Choosing an Adequately-Sized Rental
Take a head count. How many beds and bedrooms will you be needing? Keep in mind that many homes list maximum guest capacity, which oftentimes includes sofa beds in the living area. You'll need to determine what is acceptable for the group. Specific descriptions of bedrooms and beds are typically available online. Otherwise, email or call the property owner before you book.
Establish Your Budget
Will the chosen rental property fit your budget during that prime Summer week? Make sure that you get cost-sharing commitments from loved ones well before reserving a costly vacation property. Most rental agreements require a single individual to be liable for the full reservation.
Its All About Amenities
What home features is the family looking for? Do you want a rental home with patio dining area? Does the property need to be oceanfront, in the downtown area, or in close proximity to night life? Are extras like beach chairs, barbecue grills, umbrellas, buggies or coolers available and included in your rental property payment? Gather a list of "needs and wants" from your company to help narrow your search to the most appropriate home.
Do some people in your party have specific needs? If wheel chair entry, elevators, pool lifts or other special equipment is necessary, include that into your search. Almost all vacation home listings include a list of amenities.
Take the Dog
Remember to include your companion! Animals are welcome at a number of rental properties, but guidelines differ. A number of limitations may eliminate a prospective rental. Ensure that you study agreements and contracts carefully. Fees may apply when pets are included.
Start the Search
A number of websites exist to match visitors with rental home owners.. In combination with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Charleston area local vacation rentals" for local rental home management companies. In addition to having distinctive properties, local companies offer you top-notch service..
Negotiate the Price
Re-read the description to confirm the home has everything you need. If something is missing, the home management company may know of very similar properties that better suit your preferences and budget..
Some rental home owners will negotiate rates, and some won't. If the rate isn't negotiable, the number of nights may be. Off-peak season offers your greatest opportunity to negotiate a lower rate.
Go Through The Agreement
It is advisable to know which services are included:
- Electric bills
- Internet Connectivity
- Phone service
- Hot Tub Heating
- Pay Per View Movies
- Trash collection
- Maintenance (get a phone number)
- Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
- Parking Space
Be sure that your quote includes all state taxes and fees.
Cancellation policies vary with each property. Many rental home contracts include an option for trip insurance. Trip insurance, which typically costs somewhere between 1% - 5% of your standard rental cost, provides vacationers with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent vacation property costs) for any days missed as a consequence of personal health related emergencies or weather, and additionally hurricane evacuation expenses, such as a unforeseen motel stay or extra gas.
Complete the Booking
Once you believe you've identified "the one", begin the reservation process. Do not forget that most rental contracts require a considerable rental down payment and/or security deposit to safeguard the rental home owner.
Get Contact Information
Put the property manager's contact information into your smartphone and wallet for convenient access to answers during your visit.
Congratulations on booking your rental! You're on the way to a wonderful vacation!
During your Stay
- Photograph on your arrival. Record the condition of the rental property immediately upon arrival. We also recommend immediately phoning the property manager with a report of any damage, together with your request for any fixes.
- Ask questions. You may need instructions for a fireplace, TV or spa. Get in touch with your home manager. They are there to help. A phone call can save hours of hassle.
- 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. Residents are a fantastic source of suggestions.
- Make sure that you protect the rental owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the vacation home secured when you are away, just like you would at home.
Check Out Time
- Double-check each space of the rental home to make certain that you've collected all valuables.
- Be sure to walk through the rental one last time and check for property damage. We suggest walking through with the rental manager whenever feasible (this isn't always the case).. If the property owner is not available, make certain you take photos of the property to record its condition.
- Did you have a blast? Virtually all rental web sites ask for testimonials after your stay is complete. Owners and property managers will appreciate your glowing recommendations. If something was unacceptable and they did not fix it in a practical manner, or if the vacation rental wasn't as described, you should make it a point in your comments.
Learn from your Experience
Hold a meeting with the members of your group. Did they feel about the rental? If everything was fantastic, next year's family vacation planning will be simple. If not, you have acquired useful rental search experience that can help with your next search.
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