Condo Near Ocean (One and a half blocks)
Condo, near the beach with 2 bedrooms, sleeps 6, 2 bathroom(s), floor area of 125 m2 (1345 sq.ft), WCs 2, car optional, children OK, NO smoking, air-conditioning, second home, including internet (highspeed), number of travellers: 2
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Where we want to go
Description of our house
Our condo is located in the naturally landscaped, Wild Dunes gated community on the Isle of Palms outside Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston was named the number one travel destination in the world by Conde Mast Magazine for 2013. This 1,218 sq. ft. second-home condo overlooks the lagoon and fourth green of the nationally ranked Links Golf Course. Often, an alligator can be spotted in the Lagoon. The ocean is a 5 minute/one and a half block walk away. This upstairs unit is tastefully decorated and consists of two bedrooms with each having its own balcony,the master bedroom has a king size bedroom suite and the other has two double beds. Each bedroom has a TV with CD/VCR and bathroom with tub and shower. In addition, there is a large living/dining room with two couches, dinner seating for 8, a queen-sized sofa bed, and large picture window; and a kitchen complete with ceramic tiled floor, dishwasher, electric stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer. The Lagoon Villa grounds provide a swimming pool, large deck along the lagoon containing swing and benches, running/biking trail, and ample parking. The beach at low tide is extremely wide (60-70 feet) providing packed sand for walking, running, and biking, as well as loose sand for sand castle building. Bicycles are available. If you desire, we can arrange housekeeping or laundry service upon your departure. We are open to all possible exchanges with emphasis upon North America. We will respond to all emails and will do everything possible to make your visit to Charleston as pleasant as possible. Occasionally, we travel with another retired couple.
Accommodation and facilities
Telephone, central heating, tv / cable, sofa, carpet
Kitchen and washing:
Fridge, microwave, dish washer, oven, washing machine, dryer
Balcony, parking, bicycles, swimming pool
Tennis, roller blading, hiking, swimming, golfing, fishing
Local places to go:
Galleries/museums, health club, fine restaurants, good shopping, country club, nightlife
Nearest major airport:
Children ok, no smoking, including internet (highspeed), long term considered, non-simultaneous optional, car optional
= marks the location of this home
The Wild Dunes community of Isle of Palms is a naturally landscaped area of palm trees surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the intercoastal waterway, and several lagoons. Deep sea fishing charters are available. Visits to other islands are available via bridges and ferries. Nearby Charleston, with its southern charm and hospitality, has been selected as the most friendly city in the United States. A world class aquarium, museums, low country culture, carriage rides, historic homes and forts, antebellum plantations, Rainbow Row, great restaurants serving low country food and traditional cuisine, local winery, and the only United States tea plantation are readily available for day trips. The average daily temperatures on I.O.P. are as follows: winter, 58.6ºF; spring, 72.5ºF; summer, 87ºF; and fall, 75.6ºF.
Something about ourselves
Bill and Barbara are both career educators. Barbara is a retired elementary/middle school teacher with forty-two years as a teacher and a special interest in history. Bill has forty-eight years as a teacher, coach, high school principal and adjunct college instructor of biology. Both have an active life style including back packing and hiking in mountain areas, running competitively, and bike riding. Both have an interest in historical places (domestic and abroad), love natural settings, and enjoy meeting local residents in both cities and small villages. We have done several HFE exchanges in the USA and abroad. All have been positive. We will treat your home with the utmost respect and care.
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