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Water's Edge - 25' from the Atlantic Ocean incl golf cart


Property Details

Updated: Sep 23, 2016
Villa, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 2 Sleeps

25 feet from the Atlantic Ocean lies Water’s Edge, a one bedroom, one bathroom deluxe condominium on the first floor of Newhaven Villas on Fripp Island. Besides being feet from the ocean, you are yards from the Ocean Point Golf Links course. The Par 72 6,556-yard course is a must for anyone who enjoys the game. The course is one of two championship courses on the island.

This non-smoking 1000 sq. ft. condominium offers guests a full eat-in kitchen, dining area, living room, master bedroom, full bathroom, laundry area with washer and dryer, and deep covered balcony overlooking the ocean and the Hunting Island lighthouse.

The bedroom has a plush king sized bed, large closet, and cable television. The bathroom includes a garden tub with shower. The eat-in kitchen is equipped with a coffee maker, toaster, microwave, blender, and smoothie machine. The dining area offers seating for four guests. The living room includes a leather sectional, cable TV, DVD, CD/stereo, and plenty of games to help keep you and your family entertained. Windows in the kitchen, dining room and living room provide guests with unobstructed views of the ocean. You'll feel like you are on a cruise ship! From the covered balcony, guests enjoy panoramic ocean views and glorious sunrises. Dolphins and pelicans will regularly entertain you.

The rate includes use of the owner's golf cart, (2) amenity cards, all linens and towels, and housekeeping prior to check-in and upon check out. Children under 12 do not require a card. Taxes are additional.

The property's onsite features include covered underground parking, a BBQ area, beautiful gardens, and elevator, and plenty of seating areas to enjoy the oceanfront setting. The island features three miles of pristine beach. From the property where this villa is located, there is beach access during low tide. There are multiple access points to the beach on the island. The center of the island offers the widest section of beach and is short golf cart ride away.

Sports enthusiasts can fish, jet ski, kayak, golf, play tennis, and bike to their heart’s content. There are also two golf courses, 10 tennis courts, a gym, walking and biking paths, numerous playgrounds, a rock climbing tower, fishing and crabbing docks, an on-site marina, and a wide variety of activities and toy rentals for guests to enjoy the ultimate vacation. There are also several restaurants and shops.. The island also offer's a summer camp for children and a variety of entertainment during the peak season (May - Aug).

So what are you waiting for? Book your reservation today and begin enjoying the beautiful tranquility this island offers to melt the stress away. We cater to couples who are seeking a nice retreat from their hectic schedules. This unit has only one bed and no additional sleeping accommodations. This property does not permit any animals.

Please refer to this property as 625 Newhaven Villa when making an inquiry directly to the property management firm and indicate that you saw the owner's listing. Once you reserve, please let the owner know so that additional information may be sent to help you plan and get the most of your vacation.

More Details
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

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Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and I wanted to have a long weekend trip to celebrate our anniversary so, on the recommendation of a friend, we looked at Fripp Island. Neither of us had ever been there, but we had heard good things about it. We really had no idea what to expect, but upon arriving at the check-in security gate, we were greeted by a friendly guard who gave us some information and our amenity cards. We were immediately impressed with the beauty of the island and, as we made our way to the condo, we saw many deer as they casually walked or snacked along the road. Very neat to see wild deer in that kind of natural setting. When we arrived at the unit, we were thrilled to find a very nicely appointed and clean place. Everything in the room was comfortable and useful. We stepped onto the relatively large deck to see that the ocean was literally only a few feet off the deck. It is the closest to the ocean I've ever been in the room in which I was staying. It was great! With no exaggeration, within minutes we were taken by how quiet the condo complex was. Only once during our four day stay did we even hear any noise. Overall, it was a wonderful experience; not only on Fripp but specifically in 625 New Haven! We've already made reservations to go back in Oct and stay there again!
Aug 2016
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18 Reviews

based on 18 traveler reviews

Charlotte, NC

Perfect for a couple get away!

  • 4 of 5

We had a really nice time at this condo. Bedroom was very comfortable and open floorplan worked great. Felt private and secluded. We took advantage of the golf cart and bicycles! Wouldn't be able to have enjoyed so much without the cart! Loved the choices of pools, beach access points. Although we saw the deer in the advertisements, we had no idea they were basically everywhere! We loved that we could stop the cart and take a close up photo with several beautiful bucks! So beautiful at Fripp... really felt like an island with it's flora and fauna!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

It was nice resort and place except condo was lacking decent cookware and silverware... Kitchen essentials. Nice beach area, a lot of restaurants closed in the resort because we were there mid May.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a WONDERFUL visit at this Fripp Island condo! The location is FABULOUS!You can't get any closer to being ON the ocean, and listening to the crashing waves was incredible! We LOVED the location and thoroughly enjoyed our visit! We rented this condo for 2 weeks, and will definitely enjoy renting again if we are able to return to Fripp Island! Communication with the owner was excellent as well, and very prompt! There were no problems at all, and we appreciated the opportunity to have this ocean front vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a great vacation!
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Will Definitely Be Back!

  • 5 of 5

We just felt the stress melt away from the minute we arrived on the island. There was a group of deer at the entrance waiting to greet us! The directions to the condo were very easy to understand and were very helpful when we arrived. The condo is well-maintained and has a lot of things that you may need. There are pots, pans, a coffee maker, and also a washer and dryer. There are games to play and also a good variety of books to read. There are grills nearby if you want to grill out one night. The view from the back deck is amazing! We loved to have our coffee outside each morning so we could watch the dolphins swimming. The golf cart was wonderful and we enjoyed exploring the island and seeing all of the wildlife. There are bikes that we took over to Hunting Island, which was a great day trip. There are some great restaurants and shops in downtown Beaufort if you decide to venture off the island. This trip was one of the best we have taken in a while and we will definitely go back, hopefully soon!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Perfect Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I wanted to get away for a weekend and we had heard good things about Fripp Island so we wanted to see for ourselves. We were looking for a total get away from everything and that is exactly what we got. The condo is so peaceful. You can sit out on the balcony and enjoy a cup of coffee while watching dolphins swim by.

The island is out there so I suggest buying groceries on the way in so you don't have to go back to town often. Town is about a 25min drive, but there is a small grocery store on the island which has some basic items.

The golf cart was the best feature. There is nothing better than parking your car for the weekend and cruising around on a golf cart. So much fun! If you can get in early enough on Friday you have to go to Bonita's Boat house for happy hour. Those people definitely know how to party. If you are looking for something close by I definitely recommend Johnson's Creek. Their food is awesome and the make the best margaritas around. If you head into town we loved Q on Bay. They have great BBQ and a larger variety of craft beer including several local ones.

All in all this just a great place to stay especially for the money. The owners are very friendly and supply everything you will need to have a great weekend. Did I mention the golf cart? On top of that there is a fully stocked kitchen, cable tv, games, bikes, etc.

If you are looking for an escape from work, the kids, the traffic, etc. I highly recommend staying here. If you are wanting to stay in a place with tons of bars, nightlife, traffic, crowds, etc. this is probably not for you.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We look forward to having you return in the near future.
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Great Beachside Location!!

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend getaway at Fripp Island. New Haven Villa provided plenty of room for our family of four. My husband, myself, and our two sons looked forward to watching the dolphins from our balcony and our afternoon golf cart rides to see the deer. The island is a beautiful place for families and our condo had everything we needed. We look forward to coming back to Fripp Island.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you - we are glad you had a nice visit.
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From the Owner

Our property is a corner unit which provides lots of light and views of the ocean, as well as Hunting Island. Being as close to the water as we are you will feel like you are on a cruise ship when sitting in the living room. Our unit is best suited for couples looking for a quiet and relaxing time together to reconnect.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Savannah (SAV) closest, Charleston (CHS)also close at 80 Miles Nearest Barpub : Bonita Boathouse at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : Ocean Point at 0.1 Miles Nearest Motorway : I-95 at 35 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Ocean Point Cafe at 0.1 Miles Nearest Beach : Fripp Island at 0.1 Miles Car: necessary

golfing, fishing, boating, kyacking, jet skiing, crabbing, swimming,

tennis. Beaufort, Hilton Head, Savannah, and Charleston are all

within a 45 minute - 2 hour drive.


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Summer - early Fall
Sep 11 2016 - Nov 5 2016
2 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Nov 6 2016 - Dec 18 2016
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 18.0%

Rate includes use of owner's golf cart, (2) amenity cards, cleaning services pre check-in and post check-out. Amerity cards provide access to island pools, tennis courts, gym, restaurants. Children 12 and under do not require a card. Additional cards extra. Tax is additional.
Monthly rates available.
During peak season (Memorial Day - mid August), this unit typcially rents by the week from Su

We use a property management firm to handle our reservations and they accept all major credit cards. A 50% deposit is required for reservations within 45 days of arrival. Balance is paid upon check-out.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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From the Owner

Balcony overlooking ocean provides guests with up close viewing of dolphins and other marine life as well as amazing views of both the sun and moon rising. Also enjoy a spectacular display of stars at night. Being across the street from the Ocean Point golf course provides very convenient access to a beauatiful Par 72 course.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Golf Course Front
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront


  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • fitness center
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1000 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom has shower and garden tub.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • King sized bed with super comfortable matress and TV in bedroom


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • use of owner's golf cart, beach, 5 pools, 10 tennis courts, on-site BBQ area, two golf courses, restaurants, gym, marina, fishing pier, grocery mart, and several playgrounds, a children's camp, a children's rock climbing wall biking and walking paths. There is also free inernet access at the island's business office for guests to utilize. During the summer months, guests can also enjoy live musical entertainment several nights a week.

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