“Sunset Retreat” is a newly renovated, 3 bedrooms and 3 baths oceanfront villa located in the Charleston Oceanfront Villas condominium complex at Folly Beach, South Carolina. This is the only oceanfront condominium complex on Folly Beach. The complex includes gated parking, available ground-level under structure parking, two elevators with access to all five levels, and TWO oceanfront pools opened seasonally from April 1st – October 31st. Charleston Oceanfront Villa #223 “Sunset Retreat” has grand views of the beachfront and coastline looking south from the oceanfront balcony. The deck area at the villa entry offers a marvelous overview of the heart of Folly Beach. Located on the 3rd level of the complex (2nd floor of villas), views of beach and pool activities are readily available and the balcony offers a well-proportioned amount of sun and shade throughout the day. This newly renovated villa is fresh and clean, and has a modern, coastal look.
The interior of “Sunset Retreat” completed renovation in March 2019. The entire space has been freshly painted, with new plantation shutters installed on the bedroom windows and entry door sidelight on the street side of the villa. New artwork, wondrously color coordinated with the furnishings has been hung giving a fresh, modern and coastal feel. TVs are provided in the living area and all bedrooms with access to Comcast “xfinity” cable service. Wi-Fi is available within the villa by signing on to the secure network with the provided password.
The living, kitchen and dining areas have new tile flooring throughout. The kitchen has an amazing new look with a new sink, white-toned granite countertops, and new stainless steel appliances. The dining area has an eye catching light fixture over a dining table suitable for 8 people. Four bar stools are provided at the granite bar top between the kitchen and the dining area. The living area has 2 new sofas, with one being a queen size sleep sofa. The living area has direct access to the large outdoor oceanfront balcony, which is equipped with a bar-top height table and 4 chairs all color coordinated with the interior design. Four rocking chairs are also provided for relaxing in the morning with a cup of coffee or tea, and in the evening for watching the sunset while sipping your favorite beverage. The sunsets are amazing from this balcony!
All three bathrooms were modernized with new flooring, vanities, sinks, faucets, towel rods, and tub and shower areas. One bathroom has a tub for the convenience of bathing small children and the other bathrooms are provided with walk-in and tiled showers. The toilets in each bathroom are ADA compliant. Electrical outlets are conveniently available in each bathroom.
The master bedroom is large with grand views of the beachfront, and has direct, sliding door access to the outdoor oceanfront balcony. A king size bed is provided, and two new side chairs have been added to provide sitting space when dressing and to serve as extra dining area chairs when more than 6 people are eating at the dining table. Bed pillows, coverings, blankets, etc. are new. A large closet is available off the master bedroom that is large enough to accommodate a Pack-n-Play or portable crib as a space for sleeping a baby. The master bathroom is directly off the master bedroom, with a large glass-enclosed shower with a bench, and a large well lit vanity with ample drawer space for storage.
The remaining 2 bedrooms have their own bathroom off each bedroom. Upon entry to the villa, the bedroom to the right has a queen size bed with two bedside tables and ample closet space. The bedroom to the left has 2 twin beds with a single bedside table between the beds. Bed pillows, coverings, blankets, etc. are new for both bedrooms. New window shutters have been added to both bedrooms windows providing an updated look and privacy.
Charleston Oceanfront Villas is conveniently located at the heart of Folly Beach and on a gorgeous beachfront that was recently revitalized. You can park your car inside a gated parking area and plan to walk wherever you need to go. Walk the beautiful sandy beach soaking up the South Carolina sun and enjoying the coastal breeze, or sit on the villa balcony and take in the oceanfront and poolside sights while enjoying either sun or shade and sipping on your favorite beverage. The local shops and many restaurants along Center Street and surrounding blocks are just steps away. Stroll the nearby Folly Beach fishing pier, or better yet try your hand at catching a few for a fresh seafood dinner. If fishing is not your thing or the fish don’t like your hook not a problem. Just stroll to the many local restaurants that offer a wide variety of fresh seafood and non-seafood meals. Live music and dancing can also be found within walking distance. So gather your crew and plan a few fun filled evenings in Folly Beach. During the day visit the Folly Beach island park with a playground, or stand on the Folly River dock and watch the boats come and go. Just strolling around the many streets of Folly Beach and mingling with locals and other visitors is a relaxing and fun experience.
Historic Charleston, South Carolina is just a 15 minute drive away. Take a few hours or a day and visit historic Charleston. Walk the Charleston Battery along the waterfront, explore the Marketplace, take a horse-drawn carriage ride through the historic district or visit some of the many historical homes and antebellum mansions available for touring. You can have lunch at one of the many fine Charleston restaurants or picnic at Waterfront Park. If you stay late, be sure to dine at one of the many fine establishments in the historic district. Reservations are recommended but not required at most places. If time permits, visit one of the nearby plantations, explore the Aquarium or take a sunset cruise in Charleston Harbor.
As you can see “Sunset Retreat” is an ideal spot for a well-appointed, conveniently located oceanfront vacation get away with easy access to sandy beaches, fun local shops and restaurants, and historic venues. You can choose to relax in quiet comfort and leisure, or take a short adventure for a few hours or a day to historic Charleston and surroundings to enjoy unique settings, entertainment and dining. So choose “Sunset Retreat” at Folly Beach for your next vacation adventure.