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Oceanfront House*Sleeps12-18*Rec Room*July 4th Week Open!!

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Last updated: 08/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Carolina Beach house description

Our home is oceanfront in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. It is an older style cottage built in the 1940's and we added a third floor and renovated in 2003. There are great views with beautiful porches and decks overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. In the Spring of 2008, the ground floor was added to the rental making it a full house rental. Full kitchen was renovated on middle floor in 2011 with dishwasher and garbage disposal. Two efficiency kitchens on other two floors.

The ground floor does have a separate entrance and is filled with games for the kids, a retro sofa converting lounger, an efficiency kitchen, a pool table/air hockey table and a big screen TV with DVD. It also has two bedrooms and one bath, all in beautiful bright beachy colors.

The middle floor has a full kitchen and family room with a queen sleeper sofa, one queen bedroom, one full bedroom and one full bathroom. There is a wonderful open porch with a swing, rockers, and a table for eating or playing games. There are two outdoor showers; an open shower on the walkway from the beach to rinse off sand, and a closed hot and cold shower to enjoy your daily shower!

The top floor has one queen bedroom, one twin to king trundle bedroom, and a sunroom with a queen sleeper sofa, and two full bathrooms. All rooms have ocean views. There is a beautiful deck from the bedroom and the sunroom with a retractable awning. A washer and dryer are in a common hallway leading to the middle floor. There is a lockout option with entrances both internally and externally to both of the top two floors.

The house will sleep 12 people in beds, and another 6 people on sofa beds!

This house is located on the north end of Carolina Beach, a quieter and more relaxing part of the beach. The Boardwalk, fishing pier and charter boats are all within walking distance. Enjoy the many restaurants, kid's activities, and just strolling on the beach! Bike, chair, umbrella and boat rentals are all within one mile of the house. There is a private deck and walkway to the beach, a brick grill and fireplace to cook out, and everything you need to have a wonderful relaxing vacation! There are free summer concerts each month as well as a wonderful Seafood Blues and Jazz Festival in October.

The NC Aquarium is a short drive as well as the USS NC Battleship Memorial and historic Wilmington! You can take a beautiful 30 minute ferry ride from Fort Fisher, just a few miles away, to Southport, another historic and beautiful town on the water. There are wonderful restaurants and antique shops in historic Southport. Come and enjoy our wonderful vacation home! We vacation there too, so you can count on it being well kept!

FAMILIES AND RESPONSIBLE ADULTS ONLY! We have the right to refuse rentals to groups or students. This is a NONSMOKING RENTAL and NO PETS ALLOWED.


Please note that this house is an older style beach cottage, with fairly small rooms and bathrooms.

Weddings are permitted onsite with certain stipulations:
all permits must be obtained including alcohol permits, renter must arrange for offsite parking (if guests stay at Microtel Inn and Suites, offsite parking is allowed there), maximum number of guests staying IN the house is 18, Guest party is 50 people or less, during the peak season May-September, a $500 impact fee is charged for weddings. We recommend an offseason wedding date to avoid excessive traffic and congestion during the peak season. For more questions, please contact Kelly through email or telephone.

Keywords: HOUSE, Oceanfront

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome:

                Rec room on ground floor with pool table and other games, lounging cushions and large screen TV...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Responsible adults and families only...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 12-18

              • Bedroom 1


              • Bedroom 2


              • Bedroom 3


              • Bedroom 4


              • Bedroom 5


              • Bedroom 6


              • Convertible bed(s)


              • Queen size Beds (3) One queen bed on each floor., Double Beds (2) One double bed on ground floor and middle floor, Twin or Single Beds (2) Twin trundle on top floor can be used as two twin beds or one King bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) Queen sleeper in recreation room, family room and in sunroom...moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Catering Available:

                May work with owner for this option. Holiday dinners available for Thanksgiving, Christmas,and Easter...moreless

              • Microwave:

                large microwave over range, and small microwave in top floor bedroom and ground floor mini kitchen...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                efficiency kitchen in top floor queen bedroom and in ground floor recreation room...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Ice Maker


              • Parking Off Street:

                Parking for five cars is available in the driveway and parking section...moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Can be arranged with Microtel Inn and Suites Boat Parking...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Separate controls on each floor for your comfort...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                outdoor fireplace on the deck...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Board games, Lounge chairs & Rockers on the decks, Beach chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, Outdoor showers (hot and cold), private deck and walkway to the beach, hammock, patio table and chairs, paved parking, NO PETS,NO SMOKING Linen rental available through Seaside Linens-delivery available...moreless


                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (4) HBO and Sports Network in Family room and upstairs queen bedroom...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Pool Table


                  • Telephone:

                    (2) No long distance, must use calling card...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Gazebo:

                    Not a gazebo, but an open deck attached to the boardwalk to the beach has a table and chairs and a shower....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Covered porch on middle floor...moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    Top floor deck is open....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill


                      • Family

                      Location & View

                      • Oceanfront:

                        Private deck and boardwalk to the beach just across the dune...moreless

                      • Beachfront


                      • Live Theater
                      • Kayaking
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Surfing
                      • Parasailing
                      • Golf
                      • Sailing
                      • Fishing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Tennis
                      • Cycling
                      • Swimming
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Shopping
                      • Boating
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Shelling
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Cinemas
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Restaurants
                      • Zoo
                      • Museums
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Water Skiing


                      Write a review 4.6
                      from 34 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Peak Season- Summer
                      Jul 6 - Sep 27, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Fall Shoulder
                      Sep 28 - Oct 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      Off Season
                      Nov 1 - Mar 14, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Tax Rate 13%


                      Summer rates are weekly only.

                      The rental period is Saturday to Saturday in Jun, July, August.

                      Inquire for other holiday rates.

                      Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                      Paypal is accepted, but renters agree to pay any fees charged by Paypal.

                      Cancellation policy:

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                      Last updated: 08/21/2014
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                      Charter Fishing, Fishing Pier, Freeman Park (4WD can drive and camp on the beach), Fort Fisher Museum, NC Aquarium, and ferry to Southport approximately 5 miles away


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1995

                      About the owner: We moved from Virginia to the Wilmington area in 1991. We fell in love with the old beach cottages in Carolina Beach and soon found one that was a 'great fixer-upper'. We did some cosmetic changes and enjoyed the house for one year before Hurricanes Bertha and Fran hit! We had extensive damage, but were able to salvage the house and maintain it's 1940's charm with an updated look. Later in 2003, we added a third floor to the house and have been renting to many return renters since that time. The house is in a great area of Carolina Beach, the north end, where many families vacation and close enough but far enough away from the boardwalk area to minimize noise. Every other year, the town renourishes the beach, so in the off years, the beach erosion can be significant. We love Mimi's cottage, named after my (Kelly's) mom, and appropriate since my parents own the house with us. We know that you will enjoy staying here in the quaintness of an old beach cottage with bright modern colors and fabulous views!

                      Why the Owner Chose Carolina Beach:
                      Avi was working in Carolina Beach when we moved to the area, and we lived here for the first year. We then moved into Wilmington but missed the beach and soon started looking for property that we could fix up. We loved the area because it was far enough from Wilmington to feel like we were on vacation, but close enough to drive home if we needed. We love the uncrowded beaches and the 'old' feel of the beach. It reminds me of childhood visits to the beach.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      You will enjoy the benefit of this oceanfront property with easy access to the beach, a nice parking pad with a deck area off of the walkway to the beach with a brick charcoal grill and outdoor fireplace, outdoor showers,one with both hot and cold water, a nice tanning deck on the top floor. You can easily walk to the north end pier to fish or eat, or to the Boardwalk where there are great shops, amusement rides, bike and other vehicle rentals, and an exciting nightlife. The NC Aquarium is about a 5 mile drive, as is the ferry over to Southport. Wilmington is only about a 15 minute drive where there are wonderful restaurants, sightseeing, film studio tours, carriage rides, and a wonderful downtown riverwalk.Our house has been a host to many weddings. We are one of only a few single family houses left at the beach. We have a large parking pad that works well with tents and tables, and we offer offsite parking at our hotel if you can provide shuttle service for your guests. We also have other properties in close proximity that can house other guests within walking distance.

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                      • Oceanfront side

                        Oceanfront side

                      • Family Room

                        Family Room

                      • Dining Room

                        Dining Room

                      • Top Floor Twin to King Trundle Bed

                        Top Floor Twin to King Trundle Bed

                      • Top Floor Sunroom opens to oceanfront deck

                        Top Floor Sunroom opens to oceanfront deck

                      • Ground floor streetside bedroom

                        Ground floor streetside bedroom

                      • Beach shower, deck  and boardwalk to the beach

                        Beach shower, deck and boardwalk to the beach

                      • Front porch oceanfront

                        Front porch oceanfront

                      • Steps down to beach

                        Steps down to beach

                      • Top Floor Deck View from Bedroom and Sunroom

                        Top Floor Deck View from Bedroom and Sunroom

                      • Street View with Walkway to the Beach

                        Street View with Walkway to the Beach

                      • Family Room

                        Family Room

                      • Family Room and Kitchen/Dining

                        Family Room and Kitchen/Dining

                      • Middle floor bedroom

                        Middle floor bedroom

                      • Middle floor Queen bedroom

                        Middle floor Queen bedroom

                      • Private bath off twin bedroom

                        Private bath off twin bedroom

                      • Ground floor oceanside bedroom

                        Ground floor oceanside bedroom

                      • Ground floor rec room

                        Ground floor rec room

                      • Walkway to the beach

                        Walkway to the beach

                      • View from ocean

                        View from ocean

                      • Hot/Cold Shower and Storage Area

                        Hot/Cold Shower and Storage Area

                      • From the walkway to the beach at sunset

                        From the walkway to the beach at sunset

                      VRBO #34576

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                      Date last modified - Tuesday, September 09, 2014

                      $300 - $428 per night (USD)

                      6 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 18

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                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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