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Vacation rental apartments in Charleston

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Charleston Retreat (Private Apt, Great Location!)
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Entire apartment · 4 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath

Charleston Retreat (Private Apt, Great Location!)Located in quiet residential neighborhood in the City of North Charleston SC. Minutes from all the best attractions Charleston and the surrounding area has to offer. Attractions such as; -Historic Downtown Charleston ,Town of Mount Pleasant, Charleston Int. airport ,North Charleston Coliseum, Isle Of Palms ,Folly Beach and many more. After a day of exploring Charleston return back to a relaxing retreat where you sit can sit back watch a movie on Netflix or just enjoy a sunset on the balcony.

Blackbeard's Folly I • Sleeps 6 • 500ft From Beach
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Entire apartment · 6 guests · 3 beds · 1 bath

Blackbeard's Folly I • Sleeps 6 • 500ft From BeachBlackbeard's Folly Unit A is an apartment in a freshly renovated home that is located just 1.5 blocks from beach access and 4 blocks from Center St (Folly Beach's main street). The home is comprised of three apartments which are all vacation rentals. A large patio and tiki bar lie alongside the home, right outside your door!

Kate's Place on the Coast
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Entire apartment · 2 guests · 1 bed · 2 baths

Kate's Place on the CoastWelcome to a vacation getaway in an ideal Mt. Pleasant location that is just a short drive to the two beaches of Sullivan's Island and the Isle of Palms, major eateries, and supermarkets. Also, the famous Shem Creek & Marina, which offers kayaking, paddle boating, and waterfront restaurants, is about a mile away. Historic Downtown Charleston is a ten minute drive. My location is great for walking, biking, and jogging.

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Popular apartment amenities in Charleston

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  • Wifi
  • Pets allowed

Houses in Charleston

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Modern Retro Ranch in Downtown Summerville!
$125 per night
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Private Lowcountry Get-A-Way
$73 per night
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Master bedroom with private bathroom & entrance.
$70 per night
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West Ashley Marshfront - Private Bed/Bath
$45 per night
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Quiet & Clean Private Room/Bath in Summerville
$29 per night
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The Elegance (Prime Historic Downtown) - Only 1 Block from King Street!
$311 per night
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Charming Charleston Retreat
$61 per night
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Spacious bedroom and private bath near airport/AFB
$47 per night
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Free Bfast l Private Bath l 5 Star Stay
$75 per night
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  2. North Charleston
Cozy home. Just minutes from beaches & downtown
$132 per night
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Private Lowcountry Cottage
$89 per night
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Follydelight - 3 bed/ 2 bath Home - Steps from beach with a heated/ cooled pool!
$605 per night

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4431BOWEN-SPACIOUS TOP FLOOR, AMENITIES, SLEEP 7!
$129 per night
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Dog-friendly oceanfront first floor condo w/ WiFi, full kitchen, and large deck!
$149 per night
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Minutes to Folly Beach and Downtown Charleston
$111 per night
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The Mirage - (Live like a Local in Charleston) - NEWLY RENOVATED - Steps from Estadio
$187 per night
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Minutes to Folly Beach and Downtown Charleston #2
$71 per night
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Folly Beach Hideaway
$151 per night
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Island Living! 15 Mins from Downtown & Folly Beach
$144 per night
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The Tulip Suite - Historic Downtown - 2 Blocks from King Street
$178 per night
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Ruby Suite (Historic Downtown Charleston) - Only 6 Blocks from King Street!
$193 per night
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Boutique Hotel Home with Pool 'The Cisco'
$206 per night
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Sunflower Suite (Historic Downtown Charleston) - Only 2 Blocks from King Street!
$268 per night

Apartments with kitchens

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💦WATERFRONT FIRE🔥PIT HOT TUB DOCK KING SUITE A
$164 per night
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DOWNTOWN-1800s 2BR, 2BATH WITH COURTYARD & PARKING
$98 per night
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Pete’s Place - 6 miles to historic Charleston
$60 per night
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Minutes to Historical Charleston and Folly Beach!
$94 per night
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Cozy Studio in Downtown Charleston Near King St
$45 per night
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Charles town
$75 per night
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Exclusive Spot in Downtown Charleston!
$121 per night
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Summerville Charm
$53 per night
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Recharge at Modern Mellow
$119 per night
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Entire Downtown Apartment close to Folly Beach
$112 per night
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Private Waterfront Apartment among the Grand Oaks
$90 per night
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  2. Mount Pleasant
Comfortable Home In Central Waterfront Community!
$109 per night

All About Charleston

Charleston’s present is rooted in its past. In 1931, the city became the first to set an ordinance establishing a historic district. The result is an extremely well-preserved pre-Civil War downtown area, plus about 2,800 historic homes in the region showcasing eight architectural styles seen in the Lowcountry: Colonial, Georgian, Federal, Classical Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Victorian, and Art Deco. The quintessentially charming Southern seaport city is also within easy reach of diverse communities, including South Carolina’s largest island, Johns Island, about 10 miles to the southwest; the fast-growing suburb of Mount Pleasant, 10 miles to the northeast; the barrier island of Sullivan’s Island, 10 miles to the east; Folly Beach, best known for its pier, 11.5 miles to the south; the oceanfront community of Seabrook Island 23.7 miles southwest, and the delightful small town of Summerville, about 25 miles to the northwest.

How do I get around Charleston?

Charleston International Airport (CHS) has daily nonstop flights from major U.S. hubs as well as seasonal flights from London. The terminal is technically in the city of North Charleston and is about 12 miles northwest of Downtown Charleston, with bus, shuttle, rideshare, and rental car options to get into town. If you’re driving, Charleston is about two hours from Savannah, three hours from Charlotte, about four hours from Jacksonville, and about five hours from Atlanta. Once you’re here, buses, pedicabs, water taxis, cabs, and rideshares are all available to get around town. In downtown, a free shuttle runs along three routes, making ample local stops, but the best way to really get to know the city center is by exploring on foot.

When is the best time to book a Charleston vacation rental?

Spring and fall are the most enjoyable times of year to explore Charleston, when highs are in the mid-60s to 70s Fahrenheit and lows stay in the 50s and low 60s. March through May are especially popular because of all the blooming plants, especially the magnolia trees. Summers can get stifling, with humid highs in the 80s and lows only dropping into the 70s, plus rainfall is highest from June through September, hitting a peak in August. Winters can be a pleasant time in the city, as highs are in the upper 50s and lows tend not to dip below the mid-40s.

What are the top things to do in Charleston?

Fort Sumter

The first shots of the Civil War rang out at this fort in 1861. It’s accessible only by ferry boat, departing from the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center in Charleston or Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant.

Historic District

The historic district sits on the peninsula where the Ashley and Cooper rivers meet, and mixes cobblestone streets and lowcountry architecture. Stop at the Charleston City Market, one of the country’s oldest public markets, established in 1804, and also explore King Street, which runs from uptown to the Charleston Harbor, passing through the Design, Fashion, and Antique districts.

The Battery

On the southern end is this picturesque waterfront stretch of historic mansions, as well as Joe Riley Waterfront Park, home of the Pineapple Fountain.

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