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2 Bed 1 Bath* 1 Block To Life Guarded Beach & Center Street*

Bedrooms 2
Space 750 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bed 1 Bath* (Sleeps 4 ) 1 Block To Life Guarded Beach & Center Street*

Once you park your car you will not need it until you are ready to go home! Your reservation of this unit comes with one off street parking space in our parking area.

This is a quaint, beachy, quiet, older first floor apartment cottage only a block to the ocean with a life-guarded beach, and one block to the pier, and 'downtown' Folly Beach. Walk to all of the bars, restaurants and beach with ease! From time to time, you can enjoy the acoustical music being played at Chico Feo down the street from the outside sitting area.

Our home was the "hotel" on Folly from the 1940's called The Marion Guest Quarters. The sign remains out front, but has received a "face lift" from one of our former tenants and now dons Blackbeard's Flag!! The history and charm of the home were two of the big selling points for us in purchasing the home. :) We have converted the home to three rental units - this unit is the downstairs rear unit of the property.

As this is part of a triplex, guests need to be considerate of guests in the other units. If you are looking for a "party" rental, THIS PROPERTY WILL NOT BE A GOOD FIT. We do require a copy of drivers licenses to be uploaded at time of booking as well as description of color, model, make and license plate for your car. Parking can be quite limited on Folly and we need to ensure that the cars parked on the property are those of our guests.

The property boasts 2 bedrooms and 1 bath with about 750 square feet. Ac, cable, with a flat screen, wireless internet, hotel style linens, bath towels, and a full kitchen, are provided. There is a lovely fenced side yard with wrought iron table and chairs as well as a back deck and fenced in back yard along with an outdoor grill area.

We are so centrally located, you wont need your car! Center street, Bert’s Market, the fishing pier, and beach are 1-2 short blocks’ away. Come relax.

Property sleeps up to 4 people.

Property was thoroughly renovated. New paint throughout and flooring in the living room and new bedroom carpet have been installed. Renovated bathroom boasts a new vanity, toilet, paint, flooring, exhaust fan, and bead board. Renovated kitchen has new cabinets, counter tops, sink, lighting, flooring and appliances. New couch, recliner, dining table 4/18

***We do not have a washer & dryer, but West Hudson Laundromat is just down the street -***

Snowbirder rates available October - February.

More Details

Eric and Marei Draper
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2018

About Eric and Marei Draper

We are the Draper family - two adults, three children and a DAWG (that's right a big white English bulldog, names Lulu)! We are from Atlanta and Charlotte, but we found each other and Folly Beach! We love Folly Beach!

Eric and Marei Draper purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Eric and Marei Draper chose Folly Beach

We bought this property years ago as an investment, with the long term hopes of living there one day. The old beach charm, character, and fantastic location we couldn't pass it up. We lived upstairs for the last couple of years and enjoy all the Folly has to offer. We do not currently live here full time, but it is our escape any chance we get and it will be a full time home again one day!

Folly Beach is so unique, laid back, and beautiful...and still only minutes away from historic downtown Charleston, SC.

Once you park you car you can walk to all of Folly Beach's offerings.

What makes this apartment unique

The sign out-front says it all! Teach Edward Teach! He is the pirate, Blackbeard (Edward Teach), and the inspiration for the name of the property: Captain's Quarters. He adorns the sign out front and greets all passersby with a sign that mimics the flag that caused fear in many a sailor.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Folly Beach, South Carolina

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Renters shall refrain from loud noise levels at all hours of the day - NOT A PARTY HOUSE. Outdoor activities shall cease after 11pm.
  • This is downstairs unit of a triplex and priced accordingly. You will hear foot traffic from above. If you are sensitive to sound, not a good fit.
  • Please ensure to park in your 1 (one) design. parking spot - C. No sitting on or placement of wet clothing/items on any furniture. No Washer/Dryer.
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
  • Nice sized bathroom new shower/tub and toilet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Hotel style sheets, dresser mirror & closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , Hotel style sheets. dresser, closet, and mirror
  • Spacious bedrooms with nice sized beds. Hotel style sheets. Very comfortable sleeping arrangements.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term rentals available
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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2 Bed 1 Bath* 1 Block To Life Guarded Beach & Center Street*
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 36 reviews

Wonderful stay in perfect location!!

  • 5 of 5

Property was well maintained with updated furnishings, beachy decor and lots of natural light. Location was steps from dining and shopping but surprisingly very quiet at night

  • Review Submitted: 08/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not fancy but great location and clean!

  • 4 of 5

This was a great place for what we needed. It's close to everything, great space for the money!!

  • Review Submitted: 09/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here! Great location! No need for a car and you're in the middle of everything.

  • Review Submitted: 26/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Too many great things to say about this rental and the owners. We stayed here last year and couldn't wait to come back. This place is so convenient to everything in the heart of Folly Beach while still feeling private and secluded. This is an adorable rental , very bright and open just as the pictures show. You can walk everywhere you need to go. The kitchen is perfect for whipping up a meal. If you plan on cooking stock up before you come (Walmart isn't far or you can go to Bert's. literally 30 seconds away) or enjoy any of the many restaurant options. Close to the public beach access and the pier. We LOVE this place and the owners are amazing to work with should you need anything! But I don't think you will. Great place to stay highly recommend!!!

  • Review Submitted: 24/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean. Close to the beach, shopping and dinning. Exactly as advertised.

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time at the beach. The house was very clean, close to the beach, shopping, and dinning. Exactly as advertised.

  • Review Submitted: 08/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The best Folly Beach has to offer

  • 5 of 5

I'm a first timer to Folly Beach, and my husband has been once before. He stayed at a hotel on the beach which seems like the prime place to stay. Rest assured, THIS is the place to be! With just a 4-5 minute walk to the beach (if that) and an even shorter walk to the local grocery store/downtown, we were spoiled to be staying in such a wonderful place! The property itself isn't large, but it's well maintained with a beachy vibe. We were lucky enough to have extra towels and even black towels for washing makeup off--it was a nice touch! One of my biggest gripes is when you go on vacation, forget something, and then have to spent $$ to buy whatever you're lacking just for a few days use. This was NOT the case at Captain's Quarters. They had four ice cube trays ready to go in the freezer, plenty of pots/pans/cookingware. Silverware, beach chairs, etc etc. I can't say enough!

The owners were very friendly and were very prompt when answering any questions I had. They were kind enough to let us bring our two dogs with us (corgi and corgi mix), and they were always so sweet. My husband and I already have discussed the possibility of renting out the entire property (all three units) for a big family reunion in the future, and I truly hope that comes sooner rather than later.

For those wondering where to get a delicious meal---I am obsessed with Bert's portobello wraps (having five in five days might say it all), we had good salmon at Snapper Jacks, Taco Boy has the best Mexican Street Corn, etc. None of my meals absolutely blew me away, but we also took advantage of having a kitchen at the house.

Thanks again Eric and Marei for a trip to remember!

  • Review Submitted: 20/06/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Chico Feo
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Charleston Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Folly Beach

One block off the beach. We have a book full of recommendations for fishing tours, massages, etc.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$132.13
Pet Fee AU$132.13

$100 cleaning fee. Pet fee is $100. Pets must be pre approved.

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.