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Oceanfront Cottage Holden Beach

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Last updated: 09/12/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Holden Beach cottage 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.

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
                  • Marina
                  • 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

                  • 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%


                  Normally, Saturday to Saturday rentals only are available.

                  One-half due to confirm reservation, rest paid in full on check-in.

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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.


                  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.

                  Contact us

                  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

                  • 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

                  • 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

                  • Double rainbow

                    Double rainbow

                  • 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!'

                  • morning sun in the clouds

                    morning sun in the clouds

                  VRBO #464138

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, November 23, 2014

                  $1,700 - $2,200 per week (USD)

                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Member since: 2013
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 09/12/2014
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