• 10 Bedrooms
  • 13 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Chairs
  • Blender
  • Blender
  • Boat
  • Boat
  • Books
  • Books
  • Children Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deck/Patio
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • Dining Room
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Elevator
  • Elevator
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Family
  • Family
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Station Contact
  • Fire Station Contact
  • Fireplace
  • Fireplace
  • Games
  • Games
  • Garage
  • Garage
  • Golf
  • Golf
  • Grill
  • Grill
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heated Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Historic
  • Historic
  • Hospital Contact
  • Hospital Contact
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Iron & Board
  • Kayak/Canoe
  • Kayak/Canoe
  • Kettle
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Lobster Pot
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Pantry Items
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Police Contact
  • Police Contact
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Private Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Romantic
  • Romantic
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stereo
  • Stereo
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Television
  • Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Toys
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Video Library
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

King Beds: 6 | Queen Beds: 4 | Sleeper Sofas: 3 | Other Beds: 4 | Sq. Ft. 7,000

This is a professionally managed unit with a staffed office on the Isle of Palms.

If you've ever dreamed of the ideal holiday in the ideal home, "Firefly" is your dream come true! This 7,000sf oceanfront home is located on over an acre of land on the coveted south end of Isle of Palms which creates a true sense of privacy. It agreeably sleeps 28 visitors and has 10 bedrooms total with 5 being oceanfront. All bedrooms have en suite bathrooms to ensure happiness and bliss for all visitors. There are ample decks on multiple levels of the home as well as a heated pool and private boardwalk to the beach. All areas of the home are effortlessly accessible as an elevator services all levels.

The first floor offers an big open and light-filled living area, dining areas, and enormous kitchen all with expansive sea vistas. The kitchen is a blissful's dream that includes granite counters, 2 GE Monogram stainless steel wall ovens, 2 Bosch dishwashers, Dacor 5-burner gas cooktop, GE Monogram constructed-in stainless steel refrigerator, constructed-in microwave, ice maker, and separate wine refrigerator. There are two huge islands to ensure plenty of counter space as well as 6 counter stools. The main living area includes 3 inviting couches and chairs, wood floors, a gas fireplace, a monstrous 75” flat panel intelligent TV, surround sound, and a spectacular view of the sea. The dual dining areas feature two generous tables, one with 10 chairs and the other with 8 chairs. The sizable back outdoor space has 12 rocking chairs and is a favorite spot to appreciate a sunset drink!

Six guest bedrooms are located on the first floor. Two of these bedrooms feature ridiculous sea vistas! One has a king bed while the other has a queen bed. They both boast an additional twin pull out sleeper each and a private bath with a tiled jetted tub/shower combo. Each has a TV, wood floors, and private access to the first-floor sea side porch which includes plenty of seating with chairs and rockers. Two more guest bedrooms have a queen bed each, wood floors, and private bathrooms with tiled tub/shower combos. The last two guest bedrooms on this floor have one king bed and one queen bed respectively. They both include a double-size sleeper couch, TV's, wood floors, private baths with tiled tub/shower combos, and private access to the front-facing covered porch. Also on the first floor is a huge laundry room with full-size GE Profile washer and dryer, utility sink and cabinets as well as a full-size supplemental refrigerator.

The second floor adds the comfort and benefit of a second generous, separate living area with plenty of couch and chair seating, game table with 6 chairs, sizable 60" flat panel TV, Blu Ray disc player, Roku, books, puzzles, audio system, double sleeper couch and access to 2 balconies. There is also a kitchenette with a granite counter, microwave, and full-size refrigerator/freezer! There are 3 sea view bedrooms on this floor including two master suites. Both feature king beds, spectacular sea vistas, sizable flat panel TV's, wood floors, private access to the second-floor sea-facing porch with a new seating group and private bathrooms with corner Jacuzzi jetted tubs and sizable, tiled walk-in showers! The third sea view bedroom has a king bed, TV, more of the sea vistas you come to expect in this home, private access to the second-floor sea-facing porch, and a private bathroom with a jetted tub/shower combo. Rounding out the bedrooms is a guest bedroom with a king bed, double sleeper, wood floors, access to a private balcony, and a private bathroom with a tub/shower combo. For your appreciation, there is a laundry closet with full-size washer and dryer to service this floor.

Savor the ease of outdoor entertaining at poolside with the addition of 2 dining tables as well as multiple lounges and chairs! A gas grille, ping pong table, multiple outdoor showers, and elevator are some of the other includes of this home that is thoroughly supplied for a comfortable beach holiday.

Pool Heating can be added for an additional fee of $500.00 with one weeks advance notice. Note pool heaters change water temperature up to apx 25 degrees.

About Isle of Palms:
With its warm weather year-round, polished beaches, and friendly locals, Isle of Palms has earned its reputation as a premier family holiday destination. The city is close to Charleston, offering travelers a chance to combine historic sites with a calming oceanside hideaway.

--Policy--

When making an online reservation on Vacation Rental By Owner/Homeaway, the rental guarantor will be mandatory to complete all necessary fields per Vacation Rental By Owner/Homeaway requirements credit card information must be entered is to hold unit. Vacation Rental By Owner will notify the management company of your online reservation. Management Company will contact the rental guarantor to complete the reservation process. Online payments and or deposits are not processed until the management company has confirmed reservation with a rental guarantor.

Once the management company has confirmed your reservation, a deposit of 35% is mandatory. Payment preference: check or electronic check. Additional payment options: Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

The Balance amount will be due 60 days prior to your arrival. If you rent within 60 days of your intended arrival, full payment is due at renting.

Travel Insurance:

Management Company offers travel insurance to all of its visitors through Rental Guardian. Rental Guardian specialty is the Holiday Rental Industry. Travel Insurance covers you in the occurrence of a possible natural disaster threat to our area, medical emergencies, loss of a family member, loss of a job, etc. The price is about 7% of your rental price plus taxes and costs. Please e-mail for the exact price. It is highly recommended to buy travel insurance through the Management Company. Once a reservation is made the Management Company can add Rental Guardian policy to your reservation. .

If Travel Insurance is bought through Vacation Rental By Owner/Homeaway (CSA-Homeaway policy) their policy does not cover any delays or interruption of a stay, especially if a natural disaster occurs, such as Hurricane. Management Company will not be able to refund any monies or move your reservation.


Money-saving Tips

  • Search for the official tourism bureau where you want to travel. Many official tourism bureaus will send you printed guides with special deals for rental homes, restaurants and attractions. These guides can provide a great start to your rental search.
  • Desire to stay away from crowds and save cash? Shoulder seasons offer impressive discounts.
  • A number of rental companies and owners offer rate reductions for active and veteran members of the US Armed forces, or returning travelers to the same rental. Make sure to ask vacation rental company to see if your vacationing crew is eligible for a discounted rate.
  • Some vacation rentals are essentially designed to serve particular customers, whether it's oceanside units with fishing pier passes, city-center homes with nearby access to restaurants or waterfront homes that feature private jetski launching areas. Make sure to prioritize your proximity to the adventures and interesting attractions you are most looking forward to.
  • Property management companies and individual home owners typically offer guests the option to buy trip insurance protection. Trip insurance, which generally costs somewhere between 1% - 5% of the base vacation rental price, provides guests reimbursement of their rental costs for any nights missed due to personal medical related emergencies or hurricanes, as well as ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, like an unexpected hotel stay or additional gas.

How to Book a Rental Home

Newcomers are often times surprised at the number and wide range of short term properties available in the Isle of Palms area. With such a big selection, vacationers are certain to locate a vacation home which fits their wishes and spending plan.

Rentals are usually owner operated or managed by property management companies. Vacation rental management companies leverage scale, equipment and practical experience to provide easy operational management on behalf of the owner..

Here are some tips and methods to help you navigate the rental home search and reservation process.

Where to find and reserve the best vacation rental:

Do you think "OCEANFRONT | FIREFLY | POOL | ELEVATOR | GREAT FOR LARGE FAMILIES" is the best rental property for your next family vacation? Read through this check list to make sure it fits your preferences.

Start Your Search Early

Like many renowned vacation spots, In Isle of Palms the best vacation rentals are booked very early. Booking your vacation property 6-12 months in advance is highly recommended, when possible. Holiday reunions can be a great time for family groups to plan their Summer family trips..

Find your Spot and Identify Dates

Agreement can be complicated between loved ones, but as soon as this challenging part is finished everything will begin to slide in place.

Bedrooms and Bed Sizes Matter

How many relatives are planning to share your getaway? Remember that many homes advertise maximum guest capacity, which oftentimes includes sofa beds in the family room. You will need to figure out what is acceptable for the company. Generally vacation home listings will outline each of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattress sizes.

Stay on a Budget

Make certain "OCEANFRONT | FIREFLY | POOL | ELEVATOR | GREAT FOR LARGE FAMILIES" works with your price range *during your desired week*. Make certain to get cost-sharing commitments from company before booking a costly rental home. Usually, just one person in the group will be responsible for making the full reservation and recovering each person's share.

Its All About Amenities

What amenities is the group searching for? Do you simply desire a vacation home with a swimming pool, hot tub or volleyball court? Are you more interested in wildlife or amusements? Will the rental have bicycles and body boards available for use as part of your stay? Make a list of priority features to facilitate filter your search.

Accessability

Adequate accessibility can make or ruin a visit for the less-mobile. Make sure to remember and inquire about wheel chair access, pool lifts and special equipment requirements..

Go ahead and Take the Dog

Are you or other people in the crew visiting with a family dog? Animals are welcome at a number of vacation rentals, but policies can vary. Type of animal, size and breeds might be restricted. Read your agreement carefully! Additional charges may apply when animals are added. Ask questions *prior to* you book!

Searching the Internet

. In addition to Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Isle of Palms local vacation rentals" for local rental home management companies. Local vacation rental management companies proudly offer an exceptional vacation experience.

Negotiate

When you have identified your dream rental, make sure your travel dates are available.

Although not true for all properties, many owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If they are hesitant to budge on a highly-desirable week, try getting an additional night. This is most effective throughout the off-peak season when many rental homes sit vacant.

Study the Total Contract

Discover which of the following is included in your quoted rate:

  • Power bills
  • WIFI Access
  • Telephone service
  • Pool and hot tub heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • Cleaning Service
  • Trash Pickup (and which day?)
  • Maintenance (get a phone number)
  • Key exchange
  • Parking Fees

Get a total that incorporates state taxes, animal and other additional fees.

Cancellations Happen

Cancellation policies are different with each rental. Many rental property contracts include an option for trip insurance. Trip insurance, which generally costs somewhere between 1% - 5% of the standard vacation rental price, can provide guests with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent rental home costs) for any nights missed as a consequence of personal medical emergencies or weather, in addition to hurricane evacuation costs, such as a unexpected hotel stay or additional gas.

Reserve your Rental Home

When you believe you've found "the one", begin the booking process. You'll likely be required to submit a security deposit at time of reservation.

Keep Your Property Manager's Information

Be sure to get the manager's contact telephone number and entry/exit procedures for your rental property. We recommend saving the contact's details in your phone and wallet.

Congratulations on booking your rental home! You're on the right path to a fantastic vacation!

During your Stay

  • Take pictures on your arrival. To assure no damages are associated with your visit, make a record of any trouble spots of the rental. We also recommend promptly getting in touch with the rental home manager with a report of any problems, together with your request for any necessary repairs. If there is a disagreement about liability later, having the recorded problems and contact attempts could be valuable.
  • Ask questions. You may need guidance for a fireplace, Television or jacuzzi. Contact your home manager. They are there to assist. A phone call can save hours of difficulty.
  • Please be considerate of the community. Often, neighboring households are filled by permanent locals. Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by visitors next to your residence.
  • Ask a local. Local people may point you in the right direction. Who better to ask where to get the best chicken wings, have a great date night, or the best areas for shopping?
  • Enjoy your stay! Make sure that you protect the property owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the home locked up while you are away, exactly like you would at home.

Leaving Paradise

  • Tidy up a bit. Although you're spending money on a housekeeping fee, The rental home should really be in good shape. Kitchen sinks filled with pots and pans, excessive beach sand on the floors and sticky messes ought to be remedied prior to leaving.
  • Make sure to walk through the rental one last time and check for damages. If possible, do this walk-out review with the property owner present. If the property manager is not available, make certain you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you have a blast? Virtually all rental sites request feedback after your stay . Owners and rental managers will appreciate your positive recommendations. If something was disagreeable and they didn't correct it in a practical manner, or when the rental home was not as described, you will want to make it a point as part of your critique.

Iterate

How did they feel about the rental home? Ideally everything ended up being wonderful and you are ready to re-book the property for your next vacation. If the property wasn't ideal, and you'll better recognize how to perfect your search for the next trip.

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