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'Live Oaks' - Pool Side Condo at Ocean Dunes with Elevator and Wi-Fi

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Living Room w/ View of double Deck/Samsung LCD TV and DVD player

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Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Kure Beach condo description

Ocean Dunes is a condo complex with the feel of a private club. Vacationers here have access to a large private indoor recreation center w/ pool, sauna, exercise room and gathering area as well as extensive outdoor facilities such as tennis and basketball courts, three outdoor pools and even shuffleboard. The Ocean Dunes resort complex takes great pride in maintaining its appearance and its amenities as well as its half mile of private beach.

Our condo is located directly across the street from the ocean front units on what is known as the garden side. Our part of the complex features twisted live oak trees that shade our balconies in the rear while our condo fronts onto a nicely landscaped in-ground pool with a gazebo and grills for picnicking as well as comfortable deck chairs placed around the fenced-in pool. Directly across the street is our private access to the beach (with shower) which we reach by following the path through our oaks. As you enter the Ocean Dunes area you leave the hustle and bustle of the public beach behind. Ocean Dunes is located at the tip of Pleasure Island, and behind our complex and to our south side is the Fort Fisher State Park with extensive grounds of its own, its own beach area and a well-thought out museum. Beyond that is the North Carolina Aquarium and beyond that is the end of the island where you can catch the ferry for Southport, a fun 30 minute ocean ride to this old historic city with its farmer’s and artisan market on Wednesdays, antique and craft shops as well as several restaurants on their dock. When you leave our complex and head north instead, you find the restaurants and board walk for our island and its many evening activities including outdoor concerts and movies.

We love to just sit out on our deck and enjoy the peace of our complex or put on our walking shoes and walk along the beach or the half mile to the state park with its own trails and beach. When we are looking for a change of pace, we leave the island and either go to Southport and or take the River Road to Wilmington (about a 20 minute drive through the country) where we shop, eat at one of our favorite restaurants, take in a play, or visit one of the museums there such as the USS North Carolina. Two major malls are also located off the island at about 10 miles from our condo in the other direction, and the route to them is lined with a wide variety of restaurants and specialty shops.

Our sunny 3 bedroom corner condo is located in a newly constructed building with complete handicap accessibility including an elevator. We hope to retire here and have furnished it as our second home. We welcome guests who will tread lightly and treat our property as if it were their own. Even though we are located beyond the hustle and bustle of any busy downtown area, we are just a short drive away from fine restaurants, coffee shops, supermarkets, Wal-Mart and Lowe’s! Fish lovers will find both excellent fresh fish right off the boat as well as the opportunity to venture out from the Carolina Beach dock into the Atlantic Ocean for an angling adventure.


Keywords: Condo

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : just a few steps from our door via covered access

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years old...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            In Our Complex, the Indoor Pool and Outdoor Pools w/ Shaded Gazeboes Provide Young Swimmers with a Break from the Ocean Tides and Sun. The Complex is Located 5 Minutes from Fort Fisher State Park Which Has a Museum and Daily Living History Presentations that Are Also Aimed at Children. the Jungle Rapids (a Water Park W/ Go-Carts and Miniature Golf) and the Lively Board Walk with Evening Programs and Outdoor Movies (and Fireworks on Holidays) Provide Family-Friendly Programming Right on the Island....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Condos in the 2200 Building Have Near-by Elevator Access and Wider Hallways and Baths to Allow Easy Wheelchair Access....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • The Ocean Dunes Complex is Organized Like a Private Club. It Includes a Large, Well-Maintained and Staffed Year-Round Indoor Recreation Center W/ Heated Pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna and Fitness Center. Guests at Ocean Dunes Also Have Access to One of Three Outdoor Pools, Tennis Courts, Basketball and Shuffleboard....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (3) LCD Flatscreen TVs in master (32') living room (37') & front bedroom (24'). w/ DVD Players in master and living room...moreless

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Miniature Golf
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Shuffleboard
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Resort:

                    Ocean Dunes comprises tennis courts, 3 outdoor pools, children's playground, rec center with large pool, exercise room, sauna, hot tub...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Broadband Access:

                        DSL link through ATT...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking:

                        Covered Parking for One Vehicle Directly Below Condo and Steps from Elevator; One Additional Visitor Space Provided...moreless

                      • Elevator:

                        just a few steps from our door via covered access...moreless

                      • Free Long Distance:

                        Through Vonage...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        See Above...moreless

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                        Room for Small Boat at Back of Lot...moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        Desktop phone (Vonage)...moreless

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        The Kitchen Also Has a Microwave, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Steamer, Blender, Griddle, Disposal and Dishwasher. My Husband Loves to Cook and There Are Excellent Kitchen Utensils, Pans, Cutlery and Dishware....moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator

                      Outside

                      • Balcony:

                        Double Balcony/Deck as Described Above...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Double Wooden Deck is Shaded by Live Oak Trees and is Reachable Through Double Sliding Doors from Both the Living Room and the Master Bedroom. Deck Has Plenty of Seating with Table and Four Chairs as Well as Two Additional Recliner-Type Chairs....moreless

                      • Gazebo:

                        Large Wooden Gazebos Beside Swimming Pools Provide Shade and Seating to Visitors Taking a Break from Swimming and to Parents Watching Their Children. Grills Are Located in This Garden Area Beside the Gazebo and Pool....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Condo Faces on One of Three Outdoor Pools; Additional Large Heated Indoor Pool in Recreation Center (Open Year-Round)...moreless

                      • Sauna:

                        Located in Indoor Recreation Center Within Easy Walking Distance of Our Condo...moreless

                      • Shared Hot Tub
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Aug 30- Oct 24
                      Aug 30 - Oct 24, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $130
                      $970
                      Oct 25-Dec 31
                      Oct 25 - Dec 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $130
                      $799

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning Fee $75
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                      • Tax Rate 13%

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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 09/15/2014
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                      Location

                      • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

                        "Charity Navigator ranks the NC Aquarium Society among the nation’s top zoo and aquarium non-..."

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                      • Fort Fisher Recreation Area

                        "Explore the historic Ft Fisher Civil War site and museum. There is also a beautiful public b..."

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                      • Ferry to Southport

                        "It is a must to take the ferry down the road from our place to historic Southport sometime d..."

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                      • Freddie's Restaurant

                        "Long time popular local restaurant featuring Italian cuisine"

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                      • Carolina Beach State Park

                        "Visit Carolina Beach State Park and walk the trails, looking for the rare Venus Fly Trap or ..."

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                      • Kure Beach Fishing Pier

                        "Take a walk on the Kure Beach Fishing pier(www.kurebeachfishingpier.com) and get close to th..."

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                      • Carolina Explorer Sportfishing

                        "Visit the Carolina Beach Marina and check out a fishing charter if you want to venture out i..."

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                      • Britt's Donut Shop

                        "Visit the Carolina Beach boardwalk some evening and enjoy a fresh donut from the famous Brit..."

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                      • USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial

                        "Visit the USS North Carolina, permanently docked across the river from downtown Wilmington. ..."

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                      • Wilmington

                        "Walk along the boardwalk in downtown Wilmington-a really fun way to spend an afternoon. You ..."

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                      • Jack MacKerel's Island Grill

                        "Nice friendly restaurant in the center of Kure Beach. "

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                      • Michael's Seafood Restaurant & Catering

                        "We like Michaels a lot. Excellent chowder and seafood. This restaurant had won a lot of loca..."

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                      23 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Wilmington ILM Airport
                      1.5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Jack Mackarels
                      1.5 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Fort Fisher-Southport Ferry
                      1.5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Jack Mackarels, Big Daddy's, Freddie's, etc.

                      Car: Recommended

                      Fort Fisher Historic Site and Museum, North Carolina Aquarium, Forth Fisher-Southport Ferry All Within 5 Minutes of Our Condo

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About the owner: John and I are retired teachers from Ohio. Our family always shared a large beach house with John's extended family every summer that our children were growng up, and when we began to think about retiring, we knew this was the place for us! We purchased our Ocean Dunes condo in 2006 and grab every chance we get to head down here. We totally agree with the James Taylor sentiment: 'In my mind I'm goin' to Carolina'

                      Why the Owner Chose Kure Beach:
                      We chose our condo because of its location. Ocean Dunes stands out as a quiet, upscale and family friendly place with a larger number of amenities than any of the other area complexes. It is also much newer, as our building was just rebuilt in 2008. It is well-maintained and its extensive indoor facilities make it a good year-round place for people like us who spend time here during the winter school vacations as well as during the summer. We have very young nieces who live near-by, and they love to come swimming in the pool out front or indoors when it's off-sseason. When we want a change of pace from the beach, we can go to downtown Wilmington and eat at one of the restaurants on its boardwalk or shop or go to a nightspot. Alternatively, we can take the ferry to Soutport. And if you like history, there is a lot to explore. Wilmington was the primary port of the Confederacy during the Civil War, the boyhood home of President Woodrow Wilson and the birthplace of famous sons newsman David Brinkley and athlete Michael Jordan. Our friends always want to go through the World War 11 battleship the USS North Carolina or take a river cruise up and down the Cape Fear River from downtown Wilmington. When our friends come to visit us, they run out of time before we run out of adventures for them!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      Ocean Dunes is a condo complex but it is run like a private club. Our visitors have access to a large private indoor recreation center w/ pool, sauna, exercise room and gathering area as well as to extensive outdoor facilities such as tennis and basketball courts, three outdoor pools and even shuffleboard. The Ocean Dunes resort complex takes great pride in maintaining its appearance and its amenities as well as its half mile of private beach. And we are steps away from a state national park, which gives us a quiet, natural atmosphere free from the traffic and noise of many other area locations.


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                      Photos

                      • Living Room w/ View of double Deck/Samsung LCD TV and DVD player

                        Living Room w/ View of double Deck/Samsung LCD TV and DVD player

                      • Master Bedroom--King Mattress/door to full bath at left of bed

                        Master Bedroom--King Mattress/door to full bath at left of bed

                      • Bedroom 2--Queen Four-Poster Bed

                        Bedroom 2--Queen Four-Poster Bed

                      • Hall bath

                        Hall bath

                      • View from deck into live oaks grove and path to private beach access

                        View from deck into live oaks grove and path to private beach access

                      • Private beach access directly across street from sign in photo 1

                        Private beach access directly across street from sign in photo 1

                      • Hot tub in the Ocean Dunes Recreation Center

                        Hot tub in the Ocean Dunes Recreation Center

                      • Covered walkway between our buildings and elevator access

                        Covered walkway between our buildings and elevator access

                      • A fireplace at the beach!

                        A fireplace at the beach!

                      • Dining area off living room and kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker

                        Dining area off living room and kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker

                      • 32" LCD Panasonic TV in Master Bedroom and DVD player

                        32" LCD Panasonic TV in Master Bedroom and DVD player

                      • Bedroom 3--Queen Bed w/ 26" LCD TV on wall (not in picture)

                        Bedroom 3--Queen Bed w/ 26" LCD TV on wall (not in picture)

                      • Condo faces outdoor pool w/ picnic area and gazebo

                        Condo faces outdoor pool w/ picnic area and gazebo

                      • This is the view from our walkway--the reason you came!  Enjoy!

                        This is the view from our walkway--the reason you came! Enjoy!

                      • Indoor heated pool at Ocean Dunes Recreation Center

                        Indoor heated pool at Ocean Dunes Recreation Center

                      • Sign at entry (on right of road) to 2206A

                        Sign at entry (on right of road) to 2206A

                      • Rec center (background) and covered pavillion for shuffleboard and tennis courts

                        Rec center (background) and covered pavillion for shuffleboard and tennis courts

                      • Our beautiful deck shaded by live oaks trees

                        Our beautiful deck shaded by live oaks trees

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Friday, October 10, 2014

                      $130 per night (USD)
                      11

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 09/15/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Speaks: german
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