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Spring Sale, $99/nt, Oceanfront Value! Indoor Pool/Hot Tub, Free Wifi, 2 Decks!

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Last updated: 02/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, 1 Half bath, Sleeps 6, 2 Oceanfront Decks

OVERALL DESCRIPTION...
If you like quiet, unspoiled beaches, and all the amenities at a great value, this is the place for you! At 1165 square feet, our two bedroom, two and one-half bath, oceanfront townhouse feels like a house at a condominium price! This two-story unit sleeps six and has private decks off of the master bedroom and living room. Watch the sunrise from bed, or sit on the porch swing and see the surf roll in...

COMPLEX AMENITIES...
The Ocean Dunes complex has all the amenities including indoor/outdoor pools, hot tub, sauna, fitness center, tennis courts, basketball, playground, shuffleboard, and boat and trailer parking. (And our unit is located right across the street from the recreation center.)

TOWNHOUSE AMENITIES...
The townhouse itself is well-maintained with new upgrades every year. This year, all new MBR furniture with a King bed! In the last 2 years, new carpet , a 42' Flatscreen and free WIFI! We have tasteful nautical decor throughout, and everything you need to feel at home. The updated kitchen has all the appliances and utensils like I have at home. There is a washer/dryer to get those beach towels dry, and a locker in the covered carport with sand toys and beach chairs. We are also fully equipped with electronics like a TV/VCR/DVD in living room and TV/VCR in the master bedroom, CD player, radio, and XBox. We even have board games, books, and a video/DVD collection for those (rare) rainy days!

AREA ACTIVITIES...
As far as activities go, there is so much to do it is hard to list it all. You are within two miles of the Fort Fisher Historic Site, the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry and the Kure Beach fishing pier. A few minutes further away, you have golf, charter boat fishing, tons of shopping, and wonderful dining. The kids may like the Tregembo Animal Park, Jungle Rapids Water Park, or a visit to the Battleship North Carolina. Or, you can always just sit on the deck, watch the water, and order pizza. The choice is yours!

The mild temperatures in the off season, indoor pool, and wealth of area attractions make our townhouse a great vacation spot year round. Come and stay at our place!!!


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS...
There are some questions that folks often have about renting directly from a homeowner, rather than a rental agency. First time renters may be a little uncomfortable and wonder how they know we are 'legitimate'. If this is the case for you, just ask, and we will gladly provide references. We have families that are on their fourth year renting with us, and will be happy to answer your questions. Also, you may wonder what happens if something breaks during your visit since we live out of town. No problem. We have a cleaning and maintenance company right there on the island that takes care of any maintenance issues. We (the owners) are your primary point of contact, but there is a 24 hour emergency number that you can use as well. Another question is around key pickup. We have a keypad lock. You are e-mailed your code for the week, and there are no keys to pick up (or to lose!). Our guests love this feature! If there are any other questions you have, just e-mail and ask!

GUEST BOOK QUOTES...
'We have had a wonderful vacation at Kure Beach. We feel that this beach is a hidden secret - We loved it! Your condo and accomodations were lovely. We felt right at home quickly and plan on returning next year.'

'Thank You! What a wonderful condo. The SWING (0n the deck) is worth coming back for again!'

'Very nice place to stay. You guys have thought of everything! Hope to come again next year!'

'What a great vacation! We thank you for the thoughtfulness that you've put into this place. It truly was a 'home away from home'...'

'We will definitely be back. Kure Beach is a hidden gem and we're seriously considering making this our yearly vacation spot.'

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Owner

Member since: 2002

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/23/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1165 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Toy chest, games, and XBox...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Second BR: 2 twin/ single

    Private Bath...moreless

  • Master BR: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    Private Deck and Bath...moreless

  • Both bedrooms are located on the upper level of the townhouse, with a private bath in each. The master bedroom has a large walk-in closet and a private deck. There is portable crib there for your use also. For those of you traveling with children, it is really nice to be able to put them to bed upstairs, and stay up yourselves without worrying about waking them. (Many of the one story condos only have a thin door between the main living areas and the bedrooms...)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Across street at Rec. Center...moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free Wireless Internet!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Sale!
Feb 16 - Apr 7, 2017
3 night min stay
$99
$693 $1,049
Spring
Apr 8 - May 19, 2017
3 night min stay
$155
$899
Summer Value
May 20 - Jun 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,069
Peak Summer
Jun 3 - Aug 4, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,349
Summer Value
Aug 5 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,069
Fall
Aug 26 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$155
$899
Winter
Nov 1 - Mar 9, 2018
3 night min stay
$85
$499 $1,049
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

Prices include cleaning.

Check in at 4PM and Check out at 11 AM

50% down and 50% One month before arrival.

Payment accepted using personal check, credit cards, or PayPal,

$250 fully refundable damage deposit due with final payment.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Wilmington International Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry
Kure Beach, NC, USA
Nearest Beach
Kure Beach

Car: Recommended

Not only is the beach beautiful, but there is so much to do within minutes. The NC Aquarium, the Fort Fisher Civil War Museum, and the Southport Ferry are all within 2 miles! There are tons of great restaurants in Kure and Carolina Beaches. Historic downtown Wilmington NC is only 20 minutes away with antique stores, shopping and more great restaurants. The Battleship North Carolina is docked in Wilmington also. There is world class golf, great fishing charters, a cool small Zoo, and the Jungle Rapids water park all right there. And if that isn't enough for you, take a day trip to Myrtle Beach SC and get all the touristy stuff around. Or you can hang out at the beach all day, sit on the deck at night, and order pizza. The choice is yours!

Other Activities: Find great sea shells and fossilized shark teeth on the beach!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: My husband and I lived in Wilmington for 11 years before career shifted us away from the beach. We have two children in school, and know what kind of things to keep on hand to entertain them on rainy days. Prior to our move, we purchased the townhouse as a getaway and an investment, and have managed the rentals ourselves from the start. We go down several times a year, and make sure that everything is in good shape. This past year, we put in new carpet, decor, and painted from top to bottom. (We did manage to sit on the beach and enjoy it too during our trip!) Having lived in the area for so long, we are knowledgeable about the area attractions. If you need suggestions on activities or restaurants, we are happy to spend the time talking to you to help you plan your trip.

Why the Owner Chose Kure Beach, NC, USA:
We love the beach, and we love NC. Kure Beach is such a great vacation spot. Family oriented and small town feel, but right near so many things to do that you are never bored!

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
I love my deck swing! It is my favorite place for coffee or reading. And I never tire of watching the ocean. We love hunting for fossilized Sharks Teeth at the Beach! We have found hundreds over the years, ranging from 1/4 inch to our biggest at around 2 inches... We ask guests to trace their biggest find in the guest book, and I have put some info on shark's teeth in the condo so you can tell which kind you find. Photography is also a hobby, and I have taken some wonderful photos of the beach and the area. Some of my favorites are on the walls in the condo. Aside from the beach, we enjoy excursions to Southport on the ferry. Make sure and take some bread to feed the seagulls on the ride. They will take it from your hand if you hold still long enough!


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/23/2017

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Photos

  • This is your view from the living room sofa!

    This is your view from the living room sofa!

  • Watch the surf from the sofa! Nautical decor with sleeper sofa for extra bed.

    Watch the surf from the sofa! Nautical decor with sleeper sofa for extra bed.

  • Dining table and Bar area seat eight.

    Dining table and Bar area seat eight.

  • Brand new King Bed and master furniture!

    Brand new King Bed and master furniture!

  • Bathroom off of Second Bedroom.

    Bathroom off of Second Bedroom.

  • My favorite place! The porch swing on the lower deck.

    My favorite place! The porch swing on the lower deck.

  • Sunrise from the deck.  Morning coffee view....

    Sunrise from the deck. Morning coffee view....

  • Hunt for fossilized sharks teeth. Our best find, but lots of smaller ones too!

    Hunt for fossilized sharks teeth. Our best find, but lots of smaller ones too!

  • Awesome indoor pool at the rec center!

    Awesome indoor pool at the rec center!

  • Newly update fitness room at the rec. center. Work off those fried shrimp here!

    Newly update fitness room at the rec. center. Work off those fried shrimp here!

  • Sunrise at Fort Fisher. Civil War historic site 0.5 miles south. Cool trees!

    Sunrise at Fort Fisher. Civil War historic site 0.5 miles south. Cool trees!

  • Take a day trip to Southport. Ferry dock 3 miles south. Bring bread for gulls!

    Take a day trip to Southport. Ferry dock 3 miles south. Bring bread for gulls!

  • Welcome to your home away from home!

    Welcome to your home away from home!

  • Recently updated kitchen with all the appliances you need!

    Recently updated kitchen with all the appliances you need!

  • Downstairs half bath.

    Downstairs half bath.

  • Twin Beds and another full bath in the second bedroom!

    Twin Beds and another full bath in the second bedroom!

  • Dine outdoors on the lower deck and watch the waves!

    Dine outdoors on the lower deck and watch the waves!

  • Back of the unit from the beach boardwalk!

    Back of the unit from the beach boardwalk!

  • Here's the beach, at your doorstep!

    Here's the beach, at your doorstep!

  • Outdoor pool short walk through parking lot from 1600 building.

    Outdoor pool short walk through parking lot from 1600 building.

  • Hot Tub at the rec center.

    Hot Tub at the rec center.

  • Tennis courts at recreation center !

    Tennis courts at recreation center !

  • Kure Beach Pier at Sunrise... Only 1.5 miles north for the fishermen!

    Kure Beach Pier at Sunrise... Only 1.5 miles north for the fishermen!

  • Fish Sculptures at NC Aquarium. Great place to visit with kids, only 2 mi. south

    Fish Sculptures at NC Aquarium. Great place to visit with kids, only 2 mi. south

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This listing was first published here in 2002.

Date last modified - Monday, February 27, 2017

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