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Oceanfront Cottage Holden Beach

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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Four bedroom 1200 sq. ft. vintage ocean front beach house with unobstructed rear marsh view. Two bathrooms are shared between bedrooms that flank the living/dining/kitchen area, an arrangement that is best suited for one or two families with children. Locally known as a 'shotgun' style cottage. One king, one queen, one full, and two twins. Oceanfront and marsh 8' x 15' *covered* porches with chairs with larger new front deck. Located on the ocean front in beautiful, quiet, Holden Beach, voted one of America's best family beaches. Within 45 minutes drive of Wilmington, NC (ILM) and Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR) and three hours drive to RDU airport. Amenities include AC, HD direcTV, BR/DVD player, dishwasher, clothes washer & dryer, free WiFi, outdoor H&C shower, private oceanfront beach access, marsh view, small charcoal grill, hardwood floors throughout, and ceiling fans in each bedroom.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Tile floors, sinks, medicine cabinets

Other Amenities

  • Cleaning service provided upon checkout at no charge. The owners do the cleaning and check for damage after each visit. Hot and cold water shower under house. Vacationers must supply own towels and sheets. These can be rented locally....moreless


  • Stereo
  • Television:

    One TV in the living room...moreless


  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    From the living room and two bedrooms...moreless

  • Beachfront
  • Downtown:

    Shallotte is about 12 miles away with Walmart superstore, Food Lion, Lowes Foods, and several restaurants (Chili's San Felipe, fast food), movie theater. Consult trip adviser regarding restaurants....moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    No, there are no houses in front or in back of us...moreless

  • Rural:

    Brunswick County is definitely rural unlike Myrtle Beach....moreless

  • Village:

    There are a couple of restaurants on the island by the bridge and more on the causeway leading to the bridge. There is a Food Lion store and Walgreen pharmacy as well as a couple of dollar stores....moreless

  • Water View:

    unobstructed marsh view out the rear porch, kitchen and two bedrooms...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Six can be seated at table, three at bar that separates kitchen and dining area. Round table with 'lazy susan'....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There is a fitness center and REAL lap pool at the Brunswick County Community College about 20 minutes away in Supply on US 17. It is open to the public. Google Dinah Gore Fitness Center....moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    with free secure wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    local calls only...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Small coffee grinder is also supplied....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    New large front porch/deck/walkway. 10' x 14' section next to house is covered (see photos) Covered back porch with unobstructed marsh view and seating area....moreless

  • Golf:

    Local and in Myrtle Beach...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals available...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Hard courts at Cedar Grove Middle School about 5 miles away...moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Hip season
Jun 6 - Jun 12, 2015
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Jun 13 - Aug 21, 2015
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall Hip season
Aug 22 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 12.75%


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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
wilmington or myrtle beach
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
southport, NC
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lockwood Folly
120 Miles
Nearest Train
Rocky Mount, NC
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 17
3.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Captain Pete's Seafood
300 Miles
Nearest Ski
NC Mountains
30 Metres
Nearest Beach
out the front door

Car: Recommended

Holden Beach has been voted one of the best family beaches in the US. There is not much to do on the island except enjoy the beach and ocean. There are more complete amusement activities available 45 minutes away in Myrtle Beach or the seaport of Wilmington and Southport, NC. And the town of Shallotte 12 miles away has more restaurants, movie theaters, food stores (Walmart Superstore, Food Lion, Lowes Foods), shopping. Good Mexican food at San Felipe in front of the Home Depot. A new playground is located behind the water tower for those who might want to take a break from the main playground - the beach.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1997

About: This home is the primary residence of Ken, a retired engineer and Holly, an artist. Her work can be found at For fun we like to take long walks on the beach, fish, surf, ride bikes, sail, and travel. We have two grown daughters. We are honest, responsible people, respectful of others homes and property, and expect the same of others. We rent to families only.

Why Holden Beach:
Our cottage is one of the few with unobstructed views of both the marsh and the ocean. Holden Beach is a ten mile long barrier island in Brunswick County, NC. It has been voted one of America's best family beaches. It is one of the few south-facing beaches on the east coast. Warm water, good swimming, clean sand. Other than a fishing pier and a few restaurants there are few distractions from a quiet relaxing time at the beach. Other attractions such as museums, aquariums, fun parks, historic homes and ports, the battleship North Carolina are within 45 to 60 minute drive of the cottage. Food Lion grocery store and Walgreen pharmacy are 5 minutes drive just over the bridge. Bikes, jet skis, umbrellas, kayaks, beach chairs, sheets and linen, and baby stuff are available for rent from local vendors. Fresh local seafood is abundant.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our house is one of the least expensive rental dwellings on Holden Beach but has all modern amenities including a new oceanfront deck. The cottage is just over 45 years old but is clean and well-kept.

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Speaks: english



  • A beautiful day at the beach

    A beautiful day at the beach

  • porch


  • Kitchen/dining area

    Kitchen/dining area

  • Ocean front queen room

    Ocean front queen room

  • Twin bedroom

    Twin bedroom

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • sunset at Holden Beach

    sunset at Holden Beach

  • May moonrise

    May moonrise

  • Sunrise glow

    Sunrise glow

  • Wildlife!  Deer in the marsh as seen from the back porch.

    Wildlife! Deer in the marsh as seen from the back porch.

  • 'I'm sailing! I'm sailing!'

    'I'm sailing! I'm sailing!'

  • Kayaking!


  • Front deck

    Front deck

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Oceanfront king bedroom

    Oceanfront king bedroom

  • Sleigh bed, full size

    Sleigh bed, full size

  • bath room

    bath room

  • A typical summer day

    A typical summer day

  • Marsh view

    Marsh view

  • Rainbow!


  • Come sit with me

    Come sit with me

  • egret in the marsh

    egret in the marsh

  • Surfer dude! Pelican's are abundant here

    Surfer dude! Pelican's are abundant here

VRBO #464138

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