Think about an unique beachfront residence, solely steps from the water for beneath $80,000! That is what you will discover within the cabana district in Myrtle Seaside. A few dozen of those 200 sq. foot seashore buildings line the shore on this Ocean Boulevard space.
The cabanas have questionable origins; some imagine they initially belonged to seashore houses throughout the road which have since been destroyed and changed with condos. Others say the buildings belonged to the Ocean Forest Resort that stood from 1930 to 1974, and later supplied on the market after the lodge was torn down.
In any occasion these small buildings are among the many hottest items of actual property on the town; solely two have come available on the market within the final seven years. Typically native realtors preserve lists of potential consumers, and if a unit or lot turns into accessible it often sells inside 30 minutes.
Myrtle Seaside native, Steve Bailey, bought his cabana lot after a 5 minute telephone name along with his actual property agent. Apparently the constructing codes have been extraordinarily restrictive, requiring quite a few permits, set up of a septic system, and underground utility traces. He cannot have a driveway, park on his property, step on the dunes, contact the ocean oats or transfer any of the sand on the lot. Bailey claimed that constructing the cabana had extra restrictions than constructing a home, however it was definitely worth the effort.
Most residents do not hassle with insurance coverage, as the prices are so excessive, it is cheaper to rebuild. Nonetheless, do not be fooled, these seashore huts could also be small, however they’re mighty. One specifically, owned by Kevin Warren and Dean Carroll, is estimated at over 20 years of age. Its stable construction has survived annual hurricanes for years.
Rod Scarborough, a retired financial institution government, spent 5 years attempting to acquire his $78,000 piece of the seashore positioned from a 40-foot setback to the excessive tide mark. His seashore house is in use ceaselessly, with an open door coverage prolonged to his family and friends.
These cherished little seashore huts have supplied an unique getaway that solely a lucky few have been in a position to purchase. Hopefully they’ll stay for years to come back, handed down as heirlooms from era to era.