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July 23-30 & Aug 10-13, Only Summer openings @ Oceanfront, Elevator, HoldOnBeac

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms (3 oceanfront), 3.5 baths+H/C outside shower, (sleeps 8)

Summer 2017 rented faster than ever. July 23-30 only open week and August10-13 openings. Then good Fall availability with great deals on fall vacation at Hold-on-Beach or Pelican Watch (private heated pool).

Fortunately for us at Holden Beach, we only got grazed by Hurricane Matthew. A major beach renourishment project was just completed giving us a beautiful broad beach. Hold-on-Beach and Pelican Watch (VRBO 185186) had no damage and are both open for business

Holden Beach now has a NEW FREE EV charging station. Drive your electric car on your next beach vacation. Winter and Spring rates are great. Spring weather is usually good. Want to swim before ocean warms up??, Try Pelican Watch (our other house) with private heated pool (re-opened in March and heated) at 82 degrees (vrbo 185186). Pelican Watch already has 11 reserved Summer 2017 weeks, with 7 from repeat renters. Enjoy the beautiful white sands of the lightly-developed east end of Holden Beach. Both houses have inverted floor plan has top floor with one master bedroom suite, kitchen with Corian and full features, and living area all overlooking large (28 foot wide) porch and beach/ocean. Three of the 4 bedrooms are oceanfront with great ocean views and breezes. Shining hardwood floors add extra quality. Dual zone heat/air conditioning allows different settings on each floor. Main TV is a new 47 inch HDTV w/digital cable. Wi-Fi. Enclosed outside shower with dressing area and hot/cold water. Outside entry 28 foot wide oceanfront porch via Andersen French doors to two of the oceanfront bedrooms. Off-season is great on the North Carolina Coast. Elevator serves top floor. Rentals are Sunday-Sunday. If the schedule blocks you, try Pelican Watch, with heated pool.

Fall, Winter and Spring activities. Walk the beach, curl up with a good book by the fireplace or a movie on the main 47 inch LCD HDTV. There are numerous spring festivals at area beaches and around Wilmington. Book-it now! Hold-On-Beach! is on the lightly developed 'East End' with broad beach for walking, swimming, or sunbathing. You won't need to get up early to 'stake-out' a beach or fishing spot in this area. Holden Beach is a top-ranked beach by USA Today, National Geographic Smart Travel Magazine, and has received National Healthy Beach status by NHBC which rates beaches based on environmental qualities and services.

More Details

Owner
Irvin Woods
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Irvin Woods

I'm a beach lover with roots deep in the sand of the Carolina Coast. Grew up in South Carolina with a family beach cottage at Edisto Beach, now own, personally manage and enjoy beach houses in Holden Beach, North Carolina and live in the Virginia Piedmont. The Carolinas supply all the best barbecue and shrimp I can enjoy!

Irvin Woods purchased this house in 2005

Why Irvin Woods chose Southern Coast

Very nice deisgn and lay-out with inverted floorplan and elevator. Very nice ,lightly developed section of Holden Beach.

What makes this house unique

Lightly developed 'East End' of Holden Beach. Unobstructed ocean veiws in front and to rear across the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW).

Amenities

Holden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Clarification on Cancellation policy. My policy is "If I don't suffer a loss, you don't suffer a loss." Homeaway system didn't offer adequate choices
  • Check-in / Checkout times. No guarantee, but we often are able to offer an early check-in or possible late checkout at no extra charge.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half Bath - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower , H/C water
  • Private outside shower (hot & cold) and water. Also, hoses are great for washing off beach sand. Very important to not track sand into house or clog inside tub/showers with sand. Thanks (owners and cleaners)
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Top floor, Oceanfront master bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Lower floor, Oceanfront, shares bath with back bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Lower floor, Oceanfront, Master BR, French doors to porch
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Lower floor, 2 singles, shared bath
  • Three of the four Bedrooms are Oceanfront, w/ Great Views
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer. Minimum Age Limit for Renters.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

July 23-30 & Aug 10-13, Only Summer openings @ Oceanfront, Elevator, HoldOnBeac
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 36 reviews
5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

The owners of this house were so helpful and accommodating! This house plus perfect weather made for an awesome mini vacation for us! Thanks Irv!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for noticing that we try to treat renters like we would hope to be treated when we travel. We strive to offer a quality home and beach experience at a reasonable rate. Our practice is to offer early check-in or late checkout at no extra charge if it works with our schedule and house cleaners schedules. I'm glad the weather was perfect (I can't claim any credit) during your family spring-break. My wife and I appreciate your care of our beach home and we welcome you back!
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5

Very nice property and owner was wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The house was very comfy and the location is great. The owner was wonderful and very accommodating. We will more than likely stay here again in the future.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Felt like home

  • 5 of 5

Me and a few friends came down for a bachelor party/ golf weekend and this was the perfect place. We did not throw the typical bachelor party people expect our of guys. We just wanted a place to get away from our schedules and families for the weekend to golf and drink with a buddy of ours one last time before he gets married. All of the guys loved the house. Plenty of space, close enough to the beach, and comfortable beds. Mr. Woods was an outstanding host and we were privileged to get the "nickel tour" of the house from him. He was in constant communication with us about the weather and the availability of the house from start to finish. We will definitely be back.

Thank you Mr. Woods for everything you did to make this weekend successful. It was definitely one the groom will never forget.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

girls time

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for girl time. The house was perfect for our trip. Would rent it again.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The view!!!

  • 5 of 5

We came in for a few days with the family for our first trip to Holden Beach and were thrilled with our stay. I could have sat on the top deck for hours, just listening to and watching the ocean. We had breakfast on the top deck every morning. House was clean and had everything we needed, even an elevator - a huge hit with the kids! Irv was so helpful and quick to reply to any questions I had. Thank you for a wonderful first trip to Holden Beach. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing vacation home.

  • 5 of 5

This was your second time staying at Irv and Nancy's beautiful beach house. We love coming to Holden Beach and this house. The ocean view is fabulous, with 2 ocean front decks plenty of room for our family . The house has all the comforts of home. Well stocked kitchen for dining in. Could ask for Any better. Thanks to the Wood family for this

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Wilmington (ILM) & Myrtle Baech
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Mermaids Cafe, Castaways, Captain Pete's1
Nearest Ferry
27.3 Miles
Southport to Fort Fisher
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Mermaids Cafe, Captain Pete's, Castaways
Nearest Beach
70 Metres
200 feet in front of house, crossover dunes
Car: necessary

Holden Beach is approximately 35-40 miles from Myrtle Beach & Wilmington.

Other Activities: Most important activity is enjoying lightly developed, beautiful beach.

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Rates & Availability

Holden Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Only 1 Open Wk, July23-30
Jun 5 2017 - Aug 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$650
$3,500
 
 
Aug 10-13, 3 nt Special
Aug 10 2017 - Aug 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
Just-Past-Peak, All Gone
Aug 20 2017 - Sep 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$500
$2,700
 
 
Sept 10-14 Special
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
September 17-24
Sep 17 2017 - Sep 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
$1,700
 
 
Sept 24 - Oct 8
Sep 24 2017 - Oct 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
$1,600
$4,000
 
 
October 8-22
Oct 8 2017 - Oct 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,500
$4,000
 
 
Oct 22 to Nov 5
Oct 23 2017 - Nov 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,400
 
 
Christmas /New Years
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 3 2018
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,350
 
 
Jan 4-March 4, Snowbirds
Jan 4 2018 - Mar 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
$2,800
 
 
March 4-25
Mar 4 2018 - Mar 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,250
$3,000
 
 
March 25-April 14
Mar 25 2018 - Apr 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,500
 
 
April 14-28
Apr 15 2018 - Apr 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$350
$1,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $80
Tax Rate 12.75%

$1250-$3500/wk (2014 peak)
Rentals are Sunday-to-Sunday, negotiable in off-season, Couples and Snow-bird specials off-peak.
Call for Snow-bird deals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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