Garden City Beach, SC

FAQ Frequently asked questions!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is this privately managed?

A: No, we use Surfside Rentals for property management and you are more than welcome to book through them if you prefer, the link is and they can take credit cards.  A management company allows for 24/7 assistance if needed.

Q: Do you supply sheets and towels?

A: YES!  And we will even have the bed made for you when you arrive.  We will now provide a beach towel per person for your use as well!

Q: Are you oceanfront?

A: There are only 7 houses that separate us from the ocean but we are not oceanfront, we are lagoon front.  You can see the ocea from our deck and you back up to the lagoon with direct ocean access for your boat.  It is a VERY short walk and there are two golf carts available to use.

Q: Can I bring my boat and use the boat lift!

A: I would hope you do!  The floating dock and electric boat lift are there for you to use but please use care and do not let children operate it.  You are a short half mile boat ride from ocean access, timed at 10 minutes due to no wake zone.

Q: Is the pool shared or private?  Is it heated

A: It is a private pool for you and your guests.  Pool heat is available for $350 if you are coming in a colder month.

Q: Do you charge for the arcade games?

A: Heck no! They are set for free play.  We dare you to attempt to beat the high score

Q: Do I need to bring kitchenware?

A: NO!  We have EVERYTHING you need for cooking, enough silverware, and dinnerware for 34.

Q: What appliances do you have?

A: 3 refrigerators with ice makers, 4 coffee makers, 2 microwaves, 2 toasters, 1 electric can opener, a Beertender, 1 garbage compactor.

Q: What do we do with garbage?

A: We have 3 garbage cans outside for your use.

Q: Do I need to clean the house when I am done?

A: Included in the price is maid service but we do ask that you tidy up as best you can.

Q: Is there a laundry?

A: There is a high capacity washer and dryer for your use.

Q: Is there free wifi?

A: Yes, there is free wifi that covers the whole house.

Q: Will there be enough hot water for showers with 6 baths?

A: Yes, we have a 50-gallon hot water heater that is fed by a tankless system so as hot water is used it is refilled by hot water.  There may be some temperature changes but you shouldn't run out.

Q: How many people will it sleep?

A: There are beds for 27, and 10 more can use sleeper sofas.

Q: How big are the TVs?

A: There are 32" in 4 places, and 42" in 5 others.  All are 1080p and have BlueRay players with wifi access so you can watch YouTube or enter your Netflix account and watch movies at your leisure.  We provide cable TV service.

Q: What if there is an issue with anything?

A: Surfside Rentals has staff that can handle anything that comes up.

Q: Suppose it rains when we are there?

A: There is a pool table with ping pong top and 5 arcade games to enjoy along with countless things in the area to keep you busy.

Q: Does the beach or pool have lifeguards?

A: No, neither do so swim with a buddy and with care.

Q: What if I forgot to bring beach chairs?

A: You can buy them or rent them from Surfside Rentals. 

Q: Can I bring my baby's crib?

A: Surfside Rentals can rent that for you as well if you would like.

Q: Is it pet-friendly?

A: Yes, with a pet deposit we will allow your potty trained dog(s) to stay but if there are any accidents, there will be a charge.  There is plenty of grassy area in the back for them to do their business.  We request you keep them on the first floor so they won't damage the floor.

Q: Can I bring my church group or other organization?

A: Yes, we ask that there be enough chaperone's for all the kids but we don't rent to college spring breakers.

Q: When is check-in?

A: We need time to clean so 4 pm is the earliest you can start your stay.