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A Pirate's Life For Me - Houseboat with Stunning View!

Bedrooms 1
Property type boat
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Modern houseboat, downtown Charleston, with quiet/private/peaceful environment

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Very spacious houseboat with vaulted 12' ceiling in the main cabin (living room). Sleeps 3 comfortably. Lots of room to move around with a queen size bed in the Captain's Quarters (Bedroom) and a twin bed in the living room that's a day bed.

The boat is located downtown in a PRIVATE slip at Seabreeze Marina. This accommodation is for people looking for peace and tranquility in a unique and beautiful houseboat. The setting of the marina is quiet and secluded. In your private slip, you'll have a stunning view of Charleston Harbor and the Ravenel Bridge.


Q: Bathroom, explain!

A: The boat is equipped with a house sized water heater ensuring you get hot water throughout the boat. Know, however, that you are staying on a boat. Long hot showers can be difficult. But you'll always have enough hot water to enjoy a 10 - 15 minute shower. The boat has a full sized toilet and we ask that you ONLY always use marine grade toilet paper (included) to ensure it never clogs.

Q: Heat? AC?

A: Our boats are equipped with BOTH heat and AC. No matter the time of year you visit you can be assured that you will be staying in a nice comfortable environment!

Q: What to expect that's different than a hotel?

A: It's a boat, it is a unique FUN experience. There may be noises and smells that you'd expect from a boat. Pumps, motors, ocean water, etc.

Q: Wave action?

A: The marina has a sea wall which dilutes the waves. There is still a small amount of wave action and you'll feel a slight rock from time-to-time. If there's a bad storm or the wave action gets to a point that your stay is no longer enjoyable, we will work out alternative accommodations for you. Your comfort is our top priority. This offer is only if there is abnormal waves due to major storms. 99% of the time the marina is almost totally flat and calm.

Q: Handicap accessible?

A: No. You'll need to get on the boat which requires a 1-2' step and there are steps on the boat. The deck stairs are steep and you'll need to be sure footed.

Q: Space?

A: You'll find the layout of the boat extremely spacious and comfortable

More Details

Justin & Ashley
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
11 March, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Incredible stay. We woke up to Dolphins outside our window. The boat was spacious and met our expectations and then some. it was a irregularly chilly while we were in Charleston and the boat was well heated and VERY comfy. Loved our stay - we won't stay anywhere else when we visit Charleston!"
Nov 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday boat rental in Charleston, South Carolina

Property Type:
  • boat
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Nice large full bathroom with shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom sleeps 2 in queen size bed. The living room sleeps 1 on couch which also converts into a twin sized day bed.
  • Books
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 3 bicycles
  • long term rentals available
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Extremely safe and private marina in downtown Charleston. The entrance to the marina is shared with the Port Authority which has a 24/7 guard. There is a train which blocks the road to the marina leading into the port authority but it only comes 1-2X per day. Sometimes it can block the roadway for up to 20 minutes but that is infrequent. Charleston is full of Uber drivers and taxis (we recommend Charleston Green Taxi) to help you get downtown if you did not bring or rent a car. If you do have a car parking is free at the marina and you can park close to the boat. We also provide 3 bicycles for your convenience (supplied for all guests to use so it is a first come first serve basis).


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A Pirate's Life For Me - Houseboat with Stunning View!
average rating of 4.611111 based on 19 reviews

Great view and location.

  • 4 of 5

Great view and location.

  • Review Submitted: 25/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had the best time!

  • 5 of 5

Justin and Ashley were excellent hosts. They were friendly and available quickly for any questions that arose. Those boat was perfect! Clean and updated but with all of the original character preserved. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 21/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Couldn't Ask For More!

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the most wonderful stays we've encountered among all of our Charleston area visits. The view of the harbor was like being frontstage at a concert. We celebrated our wedding anniversary during this stay and was perfect for the occasion. It was also comfortable for our female Maltese that quickly learned her way around both in the houseboat and the dock area. You're not far from downtown and that's a plus and just around the corner you have access to HWY 17, across the Ravenel Bridge and you're in Mt. Pleasant within minutes and just a short trip to Isle of Palms. We totally recommend this to anyone looking for a quick getaway, long stay and for one's that love the water.

  • Review Submitted: 25/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rock Hill SC

Great location extremely close to everything, spacious boat with more room than staying at a hotel!

  • 5 of 5

Pirates Life was a fantastic and unique experience. It is deceptively spacious. Justin was so very friendly and had plenty of places to recommend that are local favorites. We rode the bikes into downtown Charleston and just walked around. This was an excellent experience.

  • Review Submitted: 10/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Braunfels Tx

Relaxing stay, great location, close to everything we wanted to do and see!!

  • 5 of 5

Location and kindness! Restaurants and bars within a mile- Hosts were very hospitable. You have everything you need with the best view. Highly recommend this stay for something different! The toilet worked great, the boat smelled great and everything was clean and up to par!

  • Review Submitted: 10/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston, Ma

Charming and pet friendly!

  • 5 of 5

Very charming experience, we would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for an adventurous but luxurious setting. We had a great time and our pup loved laying out in the sun on the porch. The decor was on point and extremely clean!

  • Review Submitted: 10/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Sullivan's Island / Isle of Palms / Folly Beach
Car: recommended

This boat is located in Seabreeze Marina


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday boat in Charleston, South Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nightly Rate
1 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$64 per night, per additional guest
Weekend Rates
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$64 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning AU$76.46
Pet Fee AU$95.57

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.