Welcome to Steel Magnolia (f/k/a The Southern Belle II), a premier elegant vacation beach rental home at Fripp Island. I purchased the home in September of 2018 and spent the last few months making upgrades and personal touches. This home has a long & successful rental history with many happy renters under the previous owner. The Steel Magnolia is our family's "Happy Place!" We look forward to creating countless memories here for generations to come. Therefore, we take great pride in our home and are so excited to share it with your family. Our cozy home will be perfect for your families’ Fripp vacation. We are confident that you will make memories that last a lifetime.
The home was designed and furnished by the leading home designers in Beaufort. As you approach our 5 Bedroom 4.5 Bath home that sleeps 12, you will be charmed by this beautiful stunning Southern Home with its gracious and inviting front porch with Charleston-style columns and rockers that leads you into the front entry of this grand home. Once you step into our home, the views and nature surround you. Your breath will be taken away!
Our home has been designed to make your stay both pleasurable and comfortable as possible. It is our pleasure to provide you a great opportunity to relax with your loved ones and to treasure the experience.
The first level of Steel Magnolia provides 2 master bedrooms. The first master bedroom offers a King-size Bedroom overlooking the golf course and ponds with an ocean view setting. Waiting for you is your private luxury bathroom that includes our marble two-person walk in shower with its jetted spas. The granite vanity includes double bowl tops and old-world faucets.
On the other side of our home is the second master Queen-size bedroom with a private bath. The master bedrooms will have luxury bath robes waiting for you and your loved ones.
The home is adorned with rich wood floors and crown molding throughout the Foyer, the Great Room, and the Dining area. Our Dining area offers beautiful views. You will have many great gatherings here. The Great room showcases a large fireplace mantel as the focal point with a large LCD TV and surround sound for movie enjoyment and great family viewing. We have also provided movies for more family fun time options.
Our luxury Gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops and high end stainless steel appliances are well equipped for all the ladies and gentlemen in the home to enjoy. The kitchen overlooks the Great room for great family gatherings.
For continuous relaxation, the screened porch caters to the music lover with its Bose speakers. Enjoy all the scenery with piped in music from our XM satellite radio. As if that weren’t enough, there’s a large outside deck overlooking the golf course with the ocean views in the background to sit and enjoy or do some great grilling on the new Weber grill.
At the top of the stairs, there’s a computer for your use. Plus you may bring your laptop as our home provides wireless internet. Direct TV will be in all the bedrooms for your enjoyment. All bedding pillows, linens, and towels will be the best for your family.
On the second level of Steel Magnolia you will find 3 more bedrooms. One bedroom has a Queen bed with superior views and a large private bath. Another Queen Size bedroom leads out to a private deck overlooking the golf courses, ponds, and ocean. The deck is a great place for private tanning or just reading a great book. The 3rd bedroom has 2 bunk beds that will sleep 4 and a Jack and Jill Private Bath.
We want to make sure you are in luxury comfort. Our home provides your family with convenience and leisure. We’ve outfitted the home with a golf cart and a family ping pong table that will be waiting for the family tournaments. Also enjoy our double-sized outside shower.
This is the perfect home to enjoy all that Fripp has to offer. Amenity cards are available for purchase so you and your family can have access to all that makes Fripp the ideal vacation spot! Just a quick 3 minute ride on the golf cart to enjoy the pristine beach and pools.
Come Be Our Guest!
Other Optional Charges:
Extra 6-person Golf Cart $195.00
Guest Club Amenity Cards
*Guest Club Cards Info*
Fripp Island Club Cards give guests access to all Fripp Island Club Resort amenities. These include:
*Two 18-hole golf courses (named as a "100 Best Golf Resorts in North America" by Links Magazine).
*Ten-court Racquet club complex with year-round Tennis on eight soft Fast-Dry courts and two hard surface courts.
*A variety of on-island shops and restaurants, including the popular Food Court.
*Nine sparkling swimming pools.
*Island Excursion Rentals (golf carts, beach bikes, scooters, boats, etc.).
*A full service, deep water Marina.
*And more ...
A property owner must be a Fripp Island Club member in order to offer Club Cards. Club Cards are required to access all Fripp Island Club amenities. Owners who are NOT Fripp Island Club members CANNOT offer Club Cards to their guests and therefore their guests do NOT have access to the Fripp Island Club amenities. The Fripp Island Club member symbol in a property listing only indicates that Club Cards are available for purchase from that owner, and does NOT suggest that Club Cards are included with a stay. Please check with the property owner and/or manager for details. Fripp Island Club Cards are required for EACH guest 13 years or older when accessing a Fripp Island Club amenity. Children 12 and under do not need a card, but must be accompanied by an adult with a Club Guest card. All adults will be asked to show a Club Guest card when accessing a Fripp Island Club amenity.
Fripp Island Club Cards are required for EACH guest 13 years or older when accessing a Fripp Island Club amenity. Children 12 and under do not need a card, but must be accompanied by an adult with a Club Guest card. All adults will be asked to show a Club Guest card when accessing a Fripp Island Club amenity.
Guest Club Card Prices
Member Unaccompanied Guest
Memorial Day through Labor Day
Seven-Day Card (4-7 days) $50/card
Three-Day Card (1-3 days) $35/card
Fall, Winter and Spring $35/$25/card
A Club Guest Card is required for each guest over the age of 12 to access Resort Facilities.
Now that you've picked the Perfect Home, start Planning your Low Country Adventure!!
THE ULTIMATE LIST OF FUN THINGS TO DO ON FRIPP ISLAND
Fripp Island Bird Watching - Top Ten Things to Do on Fripp Island
What makes Fripp Island unique among South Carolina Resorts? EVERYTHING! Check out this ultimate to-do list and find out more about Fripp Island. From day trips around the area to golfing options galore, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy on your next trip to South Carolina!
Top Ten Things to Do on Fripp Island
Experience a spectacular sunset while dining with your family at the Bonito Boathouse. Enjoy lowcountry favorites like She Crab Soup or Shrimp & Grits while overlooking the Marina and marsh.
Watch the sunrise over the Atlantic while strolling on the beach and shelling along the way.
Climb the Hunting Island Lighthouse (all 167 steps!) for a breathtaking view of the South Carolina coast.
Take a cruise aboard the Fripper II and go shelling, look for dolphins, learn about the waters surrounding Fripp or enjoy the sunset from the water.
Take a day trip to St. Helena where you can learn about the Gullah culture at the Penn Center, visit the Chapel of Ease or purchase a handcrafted sweetgrass basket.
Make your life’s milestones unforgettable when you celebrate them at Fripp Island.
Head into Beaufort where you can experience a carriage ride through the historic district, take a guided movie tour, visit one of the many art galleries or watch the river flow by from one of the many swings in Waterfront Park.
Visit the place where Marine’s are made when you attend a Friday graduation at Parris Island. Don’t miss the museum while you’re there.
Catch a double feature at the Hwy 21 Drive-In – one of very few left in the country!
Try your hand at fishing in the waters that Outdoor Life magazine called a “saltwater paradise.” Charter a fishing excursion, hit the inlet in a skiff or be a landlubber and fish Wardle’s Landing or the Bonito Bridge.
More Things to Do!
Pose for a silly picture with the alligator statue on the Beach Club lawn.
Catch a Pro Exhibition at the Racquet Club.
Play around at Ocean Point and finish both the front and back nine against a backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean.
Imagine pirates of old in Skull Inlet as you take in the view from Cabana Club while the kids explore the mist cave and frog slide.
Walk Fripp’s own Audubon Trail on Porpoise Drive.
Enjoy a picturesque photo op of the shrimp boats at Gay Fish Company.
Remember your vacation forever when you take a family beach portrait.
Go birding and find out why Fripp Island has been named an Important Bird Area. See if you can spot wood storks, egrets, herons and many more species that call Fripp home.
Not sure where to start or what might suit your group best? Contact us today we are happy to help you plan your entire Fripp Island experience. Our local knowledge will help to make your next vacation to Fripp Island Resort unforgettable! You can also view our Fripp Island map to see where beach access points are, find great shopping, and more!Get the full listing »