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Home on the Beach - Available for Winter Rental Thru April

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'My Home on the Beach' Beautiful Ocean Front Condo Unit. Free WIFI and Linens.

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Last updated: 07/23/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Carolina Beach condo description

Perfect for families, couples as a romantic getaway, two couples traveling together, or retirees.

This property is owner managed. Guests may call me anytime they have questions or problems.

My 'Home on the Beach' is in a beautiful oceanfront condominium, 'A Place at the Beach.' The only thing between my condominium and the beach are the sand dunes. The fantastic views from my third floor balcony include beautiful sunrises and glowing sea at sunsets, fishing boats and sailboats, playful dolphins and birds, surfers and swimmers, and other beach activities.

My private balcony has two tall chairs. I feel like I have a million dollar view. The porch on the street side overlooks our condo's private pool. Even though this unit is on the third floor there are only two flights of steps, since the first floor is almost ground level. Sorry, no elevator.

Our beach access is at the north end of the building. A definite plus is a Carolina Beach lifeguard stand located to the far right of the condo building.

One enters my home through the spacious kitchen and can see through the family room to the rolling ocean waves. The kitchen is fully-equipped and almost every small appliance that is in my kitchen at home. There is plenty of storage space. There is a utility cart and a storage cabinet in addition to the built-in kitchen cabinets. Both of these match the wooden and white ceramic tile table and four wooden chairs.

Now to the family room. Both the kitchen and the family room are decorated with many lighthouses. I call the kitchen and family rooms my 'lighthouse' rooms. The large family room contains a sofa and two comfy chairs. Shell lamps accent the two bamboo and glass end tables. The family room also has a 20' flat-screen TV, DVD player, and stereo with CD player in a bamboo and glass entertainment center. A floor lamp lights the entertainment center. The living room also displays three small artificial trees with 'beachy' decorations. We now have free Wireless Internet Access!!

Sliding glass doors lead to balcony overlooking the ocean. The ocean can also be seen from a long window near the sliding doors.

The master bedroom has a full bath, TV and VCR player, window view of ocean and private entrance to balcony. This room is furnished with a bamboo & wood queen-size bed and matching dresser, armoire and night stands. The fishing net and shell window treatment compliments the bed’s shell comforter. The bathroom and bedroom are decorated with shells and lighthouses. You guessed it. I call these rooms my 'shell rooms.'

The second bedroom is my 'tropical room.' It has a twin bed and a bunk bed with a twin on top and a double on bottom. The fishing net with tropical flowers draws attention to the tropical floral comforters on the beds. Both beds are white metal. This room also contains a small table, white night stand with a tropical fish lamp and white four-drawer chest and a TV.

Carolina Beach is located about halfway between New York and Florida on the southeastern coast of North Carolina on a beautiful and quiet island. Pleasure Island is the larger of the two barrier islands on the Cape Fear Coast. The beaches are wide, beautiful, sandy and not crowded (even in peak season). Carolina Beach is great for sun seekers, beachcombers, moonlit beach walks, nature lovers (Carolina Beach State Park), fishermen and water sports enthusiasts.

Some other activities, interest and necessities in Carolina Beach are Carolina Beach Pier (.8 mile), Boardwalk (.8 mile), Wheel Fun Rentals (with unique bikes, surreys and pedal go-carts), shops, restaurants, grocery stores, pharmacies and medical center. All are within 2 miles (many within walking distance) of condo.

The island itself has many other points of interest. Since the island is so small you aren't very far from anything. Kure Beach with its fishing pier, beach trolley tours, shops and restaurants is about a 3.5-mile drive. The southern most part of the island is only 7.5 miles from condo. Here you will find the NC Aquarium, Fort Fisher Historic Site, Fort Fisher/Southport Ferry and Zeke's Island estuarine complex.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome:

            Small condo - only 24 units. Very kid friendly....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking in unit or on balcony...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            No Animals...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Memory foam mattress, Ocean view, balcony entrance...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

            Stand-alone twin. Bunk bed (top = twin, bottom = double)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            hair dryer...moreless

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television:

            (3) The living room has a 20' flat screen TV. The bedrooms have older 17' TVs....moreless

          • VCR

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Coin Laundry
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Restaurants
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Miniature Golf
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Beach:

            Beach access to the North of the condo....moreless

          • Beachfront
          • Ocean View:

            Unobstructed view from balcony and master bedroom window....moreless

          • Oceanfront:

            Only the sand dunes separate condo from ocean...moreless

          • Waterfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining:

            Bar and bar stools also available....moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central Air (new November, 2013) Ceiling fans in kitchen and bedrooms....moreless

          • Alarm Clock
          • Ceiling Fans
          • Clothes Dryer:

            4 coin-operated in laundry room on first floor...moreless

          • Heating:

            Central Heat, new November, 2013...moreless

          • Internet
          • Living Room
          • Local Maps
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Parking:

            One guaranteed space, visitor parking and overflow park available for one additional vehicle....moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine:

            3 coin-operated in laundry room on first floor...moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            WIFI broadband service provided free....moreless

          Kitchen

          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Blender
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils:

            Pots, pans, muffin tins...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Grill
          • Kitchen:

            Plus the following small appliances: George Foreman Grill, Toaster Oven, Hamilton Beach Electric Grill, Blender...moreless

          • Lobster Pot
          • Microwave

          Outside

          • Outdoor Grill:

            Charcoal grill and picnic table...moreless

          • Walkway To Water

          Pool / Spa

          • Outdoor Pool
           

          Reviews

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          09/07-10/25/13..$908/week + tax & cleaning fee. 3 night minimum.
          10/26-12/28/13.. $689/week + tax & cleaning fee. 3 night minimum.
          Use of linens are included in price.  LAUNDRY SERVICE IS NOT.
          Monthly Rentals Available Fall to Spring.
          Linins not provided for monthly rentals.
          NO PETS;  NO SMOKING.  Minimum Age Restriction
          

          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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          Location

          20 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Wilmington International Airport (ILM)
          0.5 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Sea Witch Cafe
          7 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          Fort Fisher Southport Ferry
          6 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          The Cape, Masonboro Country Club
          1 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          NC Highway 421
          0.5 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Sea Witch Cafe
          40 Metres
          Nearest Beach
          Ocean front - walking distance

          Car: Recommended

          Strolls on Sandy Beaches; Canoeing; Kayaking; Boardwalk; Bird Watching; Hiking and Nature Walks (see the rare indigenous Venus Flytrap); Dinner, Dancing or Sightseeing Cruises; Surf fishing, Charter boat fishing (.78 mile to Winner Fishing and Cruise Boats), Pier fishing (8/10 mile to Carolina Beach Pier, 3.5 miles to Kure Pier); Golf (6 courses within 25 miles, 3 of are these within 10 miles); Beach Trolley Tours (3 miles Kure Beach); (Within 7 miles) NC Aquarium, Fort Fisher State Historic Site, Fort Fisher/Southport Ferry; (Within 20 miles in Wilmington,) Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park, USS North Carolina Battleship, Riverboats, Beautiful Gardens, Ice Skating, Minature Golf

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2002

          About the owner: I'm a retired mother of two and their spouses, grandmother of four, now in their early twenties. I enjoy going to the beach of course, dancing, and card and/or board games. I've owned my 'Home on the Beach' since 2002. I've really enjoyed the hands-on approach of renting it. I enjoy getting to know my renters by phone calls and emails. Also, I think my renters like the personal touch.

          Why the Owner Chose Carolina Beach:
          I grew up going to Carolina Beach. We were only able to go down for a day at a time or occasionally a weekend. By my senior year in high school I was able to save enough money (working in tobacco, milking neighbors cows, and doing mechanic work) to take my family to the beach for a whole week. It was wonderful. My children also grew up going to Carolina Beach. Fortunately, they got to go a lot more than I did when I was young. I wanted my grandchildren to have some of the same experiences my children and I had. When I found this unit available, I jumped at the chance. It wasn't very pretty when I purchased it but the view was wonderful. After much shopping, decorating, and yes, sometimes even blood, sweat and tears, it is now a beautiful vacation place.

          The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
          In addition to the beautiful sunrises and early morning fishing boats, I've been able to watch playful dolphins many times and even a beach wedding. I have even to seen 2 sea turtle hatchings, one right in front of my unit.


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          • 'My Home on the Beach'  Beautiful Ocean Front Condo Unit.  Free WIFI and Linens.

            'My Home on the Beach' Beautiful Ocean Front Condo Unit. Free WIFI and Linens.

          • Beautifully Decorated Living Area with Oceanfront Window

            Beautifully Decorated Living Area with Oceanfront Window

          • Open Floor Plan with Spacious Dining Area

            Open Floor Plan with Spacious Dining Area

          • Master Bedroom with Ocean View Window and Private Entrance to Balcony

            Master Bedroom with Ocean View Window and Private Entrance to Balcony

          • Tropical Room Has Bunk beds (Twin/Full) and a Separate Twin Bed

            Tropical Room Has Bunk beds (Twin/Full) and a Separate Twin Bed

          • Main Bathroom, with Tub and Shower Combination

            Main Bathroom, with Tub and Shower Combination

          • Ocean View from Balcony

            Ocean View from Balcony

          • Balcony View of Beautiful Sunrise

            Balcony View of Beautiful Sunrise

          • Fun in the Ocean

            Fun in the Ocean

          • Kayaker plays with Dolphins

            Kayaker plays with Dolphins

          • Playful Dolphins

            Playful Dolphins

          • Slide at Boardwalk.  Other Rides in Background

            Slide at Boardwalk. Other Rides in Background

          • Living Area with Two Chairs and Couch. Sliding Door to Balcony Facing the Ocean.

            Living Area with Two Chairs and Couch. Sliding Door to Balcony Facing the Ocean.

          • Fully Equipped Kitchen!

            Fully Equipped Kitchen!

          • Master Bedroom with Queen Bed

            Master Bedroom with Queen Bed

          • Full Bath for Master Bedroom

            Full Bath for Master Bedroom

          • Tropical Room Showing TV

            Tropical Room Showing TV

          • Sit and Relax on the Balcony Facing Full View of Ocean

            Sit and Relax on the Balcony Facing Full View of Ocean

          • Another View from Balcony

            Another View from Balcony

          • Private Condo Pool

            Private Condo Pool

          • You Never Know What You Might See from Balcony, Like This Beach Wedding

            You Never Know What You Might See from Balcony, Like This Beach Wedding

          • Fishing Boat with Dolphin in Front of My Condo Unit

            Fishing Boat with Dolphin in Front of My Condo Unit

          • Carolina Beach Boardwalk

            Carolina Beach Boardwalk

          • Ring of Fire Ride with Double Ferris Wheel

            Ring of Fire Ride with Double Ferris Wheel

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          Date last modified - Thursday, January 29, 2015

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          Member since: 2005
          Speaks: english
          • Calendar last updated: 07/23/2014
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