$567 / night
Total guests, Nights

$2 Million$ Waterfront Home! River Access | Kayaks-SUP-Dock – Home 3740907 House

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 11 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

$2 Million$ Waterfront Home! River Access | Kayaks-SUP-Dock – Home 3740907

  • House
  • 4 bedrooms
  • sleeps 11
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Try out the Kayaks, Paddleboards and Crab Traps. Find serenity in the seemingly endless Marsh and Water views. Be thrilled watching the cargo ships heading up the river. Snooze in a hammock. Rock in a porch chair. Sip your favorite beverage on the dock.

NOTE: this house is NOT child friendly. It is geared to adults groups. All on site children must be well behaved and supervised at all times

Fantastic location - The exact waterfront Address is: 144 3rd Ave in Mount Pleasant. Use this address to discover how close this house is to everyplace you visit in Charleston.

The Big Chill House has outstanding decor, comfort, cleanliness, and style. Our many years of documented rental history with great verified reviews demonstrates a consistency of professionalism and dedication for your peace of mind.

Be assured of our commitment to guest satisfaction. Read the vast history of comments from years of satisfied guests. Do you have high expectations of your rental? This house has a traditional Charleston "Wow Factor"!

Stay here while you explore Charleston, reconnect with family, enjoy beach days, or attend a wedding, have found a property that meets your higher expectations.

Savor your visit in a large multi-million dollar house, set on nearly 3/4 acre, surrounded by marshes, rivers and creeks, with stately moss covered oaks and winding waterways.


- tourists

- couples groups

- women's getaways and women groups

- family groups with well behaved children

- caring and considerate adult groups - you are over 29 years of age with mature intentions.


- Do not come here to howl at the moon and pass out on the porch.

- NO party get down groups,

- NO bachelor groups, NO Fishing groups, NO Golf groups

- NO young crazy and wild partying groups,

- NO student groups,

- NO School Spring Breakers.

**Please read and be aware** The Owners do live in their own Private Apartment built over the garage. Both portions of this large house have separate “everything".. including individual HVAC systems. You are fully informed in advance of booking. We give you as much privacy as possible. You may hear our Pomeranian and Yorkie dogs yapping from a distance or see our Manx Cat. You may see us come and go. We don’t interact unless you want our attention.

KEY FEATURES of Upscale House

One of the Bedrooms with ensuite Bath is on Main Level. Convenient for guests who need to avoid the stairs.

Gourmet Chef Kitchen and adjacent open dining room.

2 Dens for privacy and space.

Hardwood Antique Pine floors in most rooms.

Ceiling fans in all rooms.

Satellite HDTV flat screen in nearly every room and premium channels.

Wrap around Porches with views and seating.

Outdoor Decks in front and back of house.

Outdoor Weber Propane Grill.

Kayaking, Fishing, Paddle boarding and Crabbing on our Waterfront Dock.

Boat launch in neighborhood.

Mosquito Treatment Eradication Service.

Fireplace and Outdoor Firepit.

Strong internet.

Driveway is circular and can accommodate 4 cars from your group.

This Big Chill has extras that you will not find in standard rental homes

Two indoor soaking tubs in the luxury bathrooms.

Stone, glass, and marble rain showers.

Waterfront Floating Dock.

Kayaks and Stand-up Paddleboards !

The backyard Dock is perfect for outdoor saltwater activities. Catch your own crabs or fish.

Hammock under the trees. Relax and chill out.

The sprawling backyard…….very private…..photogenic.

Rocking Chairs on the wrap around porch.

Relax at The Big Chill House. Located on the Waterfront.

Conveniently located near our Beaches & Historic Downtown Charleston.

Key central location to enjoy Downtown Charleston, the Beaches, the Plantations and our prized Lowcountry life.

There is nothing else like it this close to Charleston. Aside from the private property peninsula, It is the water views and the tidal changes that really make this property spectacular. It is all about the fabulous waterfront location, the ebb and flow of the tides, the natural wildlife, and the privacy of the land, combined with a comfortable savvy home. What a way to enjoy Historic Charleston, the Beaches and the marshes! The location can't be beat, as is evidenced by the the area. This is an old historic neighborhood that welcomes all levels of income and ethnicity. Sip coffee on the wrap porches, have a glass of wine on the private dock. Pull in your crabs and cook them up in your kitchen!

DOGGIE POLICY: Housebroken crate trained doggies MAY be accepted with an extra fee of $200 per dog. Dog must be crated if left in home without humans. Inform us breed, age and weight. NO CATS are accepted. NO PUPPIES are accepted.


- This house is for your booked group only. Discuss with us now if you plan on daytime visitors.

- Any extra gathering,or event, requires prior owner approval and Fee

Also please view our 5BR/ 4 BATH property ( with a pool ), just around the corner. Only 3 blocks away.


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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King bed Sofa beds
    Bedroom 2: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 4: 2 Full beds
    Beds in other rooms: 2 Twin beds
  • 1 Full bath, 1 Half bath, 2 Attached (ensuites)


  • Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Private fishing lake or river
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Staffed property
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

Car is desirable. Uber is available. 5.6 direct miles to the Downtown Charleston Historic Visitor Center.

Interaction with guest

**Please read and be aware** We will sincerely appreciate it if you choose this property. We want your group to be comfortable. We do not socialize or interfere with your group unless you need us, but you may see us come and go. We are on call and responsive to all questions, concerns or issues you may have. We want your stay to be exceptional ! *NOTE* Owners live in a totally separate and Private Apartment over the garage. Your rental of the main house has separate “everything". You are fully informed in advance of booking. We give you privacy. We don’t interact with you unless you want our attention. The Main House is all yours. 4 bedrooms / 3.5 baths.


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: $500.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

No refund If you cancel, any money you have paid cannot be refunded.

Check-in date

House rules

We welcome Women's groups, families, and multi-generational groups. Adults preferred. No Bachelor Party Groups at all. Owners live in apartment. One Dog allowed. Must be housebroken and CRATE TRAINED. Dog must be in crated if left alone in house. Extra $200 for dog. NO Puppies.You must sign personalized agreement within 24 hours. Exterior surveillance cameras; no indoor cameras. Gatherings or visitors require pre-approval and additional fee.


About the owner

Laurie B.

Tourist License

Average reply time:
1 hour 37 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 Oct 2021
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





51 reviews

Very Good

“Great Experience!”

Reviewed 25 May 2021

Our group of 6 friends had driven around some US southern states for the very first time. We decided to spend a few days in Charleston, just outside the busy downtown area near the river, a few minute… More

“Serenity on the tidal marsh”

Reviewed 9 Nov 2018

My husband and I rented The Big Chill House in on Molasses Creek in Mt. Pleasant for 4 nights over the weekend of our daughters destination Charleston wedding Nov 2-6. We very much wanted a "hom… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your kind and very thorough review ! You were wonderful guests. You described my own home better than I could. You are welcomed back anytime. Kindly - Laurie and George

“The Big Chill House Mt. Pleasant SC”

Reviewed 4 Sep 2018

This is a beautiful home inside and out. The artwork in the home was awesome. Someone definitely has an attention to detail. The house was very clean and well stocked. There were plenty of towels, the… More

“A Wonderful Vacation Home”

Reviewed 12 Aug 2018

We had so much fun at this lovely home! The house was well-stocked and so clean. The beds were amazingly comfortable. The bathrooms were lovely. We loved the porch and big yard for coffee in the morni… More

“The Big Chill House”

Reviewed 24 Oct 2017

There were 9 of us girls from high school that stayed at The Big Chill. We've been doing this for 17 years at different rental homes and by far this was voted the best we have stayed at. From the… More

“Beautifully furnished and comfortable home”

Reviewed 9 Aug 2017

Our family stayed here for four nights the end of July. We had nine of us, as our three grown children, and their spouses, and one grandchild met to vacation together. We had a wonderful stay! Mt. P… More

Response from the owner This is truly an incredible property, and we are glad you appreciated it. Multigenerational families, and considerate adults really love this house. We always try to exceed expectations. In the winter, the hot tub gets more use than the kayaks! This is a great year round choice.

“Like a dream come true!”

Reviewed 26 Mar 2017

We had a fantastic time at The Big Chill House in Charleston! Laurie and George were great hosts and the home and surroundings were absolutely gorgeous! The house itself is beautifully decorated, well… More

Response from the owner Thank you Crystal. This property is designed to create an exceptional guest experience for a Charleston visit. By choosing this property, guests get the full LowCountry experience....waterfront, but a hop to downtown, and a short easy drive to the beach. This property is perfect for couples, and also families who are in town to explore, and relax, and enjoy a full getaway. For discerning renters who want a clean house, with extra amenities and style, we are the perfect choice ! Your kind words and review are appreciated.

“exceeded expectations”

Reviewed 26 Oct 2016

Attended a wedding just after Hurricane andrew had passed through, the house was perfect and the storms impact was not noticeable. Ideal location, comfortable and well equipped the owners are welcomi… More

Response from the owner Thank you for choosing our property. We want it to always be tip tip shape for everyone!


Reviewed 7 Sep 2016

So happy with this choice. It is appropriately named The Big Chill. Beautiful property and so easy to drive to historic Charleston. The owner and property manager were nice and easy to work with. … More

Response from the owner We try to offer more than the typical rental. Thank you for enjoying our property. We think we have what a discerning visitor group is seeking. We appreciate the review.

“The Bill Chill House was exactly as was advertised .. all good.”

Reviewed 30 Sep 2015

Our trip purpose was for 7 friends who had not seen each other for a number of years to reconnect and to see a city where none of us had visited. This house ended up being an excellent place for us t… More

Response from the owner We do try to exceed expectations. Our goal is to offer the best two rental properties in the Charleston area. We think being Waterfront, and having Kayaks and Paddleboards, plus fishing and crabbing, is a plus that other houses don't have. And then there is also a Hot Tub. We hope all our guests are pleased. Thanks!

Review 1-10 of 51


How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Laurie (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Laurie (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Laurie (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Laurie the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Laurie (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Laurie (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Ready to book? form, a booking request is sent to Laurie (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know my booking is safe?

To book this property you need to pay through the Flipkey website. Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection. This means that in the unlikely event that you’re prevented or denied access to the property when you check in, we’ll offer a full refund for the stay.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Laurie (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Laurie (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Laurie (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Laurie (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Laurie (the owner) a message.

If Laurie (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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