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Spectacular Beach Right at Your Front Door!

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Holden Beach is a family friendly, non-commercialized, PERFECT spot for anyone who wants a break from the hectic 'real world' and loves the beach. The entire island is rental homes with no hotels to be seen. This allows for families to relax and enjoy the spectacular beach without crowds of people, spring break college crowds, or beach venders to bother you. Holden Beach has several fun restaurants but no fast food or commercial shopping at all. The island is 7 miles long and has bike trails running the entire distance! A short bridge links the island to the mainland where more restaurants, shopping, and nightlife can be found if you like. We are conveniently located approx. 1 mile from the bridge.

Our home looks out to an incredible beach separated only by a sandbar and a one-lane dirt road. The access steps to get over the sandbar are in front of our home! Tides are just perfect and strong enough to ride boogie boards and play in the waves but are easy enough for children to enjoy without fear. We have two decks and the views are amazing. You can enjoy the sunrise to the left... and the sunset to the right. In front of you is nothing but ocean!

We know that pets are very important to us all and we allow a maximum of two dogs per renter. Cats are not allowed due to allergies. An additional non-refundable fee of $125 is required for renters bringing dogs. An easy-access hose and a gated shady deck is a perfect spot for pets to clean up and dry off before coming inside. We appreciate your help in treating the house as your own so we can continue to offer the pets a vacation as well!

Upstairs you will find a master bedroom with a King bed and a large balcony looking out to the ocean, another bedroom with two twin beds, and a full bathroom. Downstairs is another master with a queen bed and a walk-in closet, a bedroom with two twin beds, and a full bathroom. All bedrooms have their own TVs. The kitchen and family room area have an additional TV and is a nice open space for families to gather. The kitchen is fully furnished with everything you will need... just bring the food! Underneath the house is a two-car concrete parking area that has room to bring a charcoal grill and enjoy a family cookout! There is also a private, warm-water shower on this level to wash off the sand at the end of the day.

SHEETS and TOWELS ARE included in the rental fee! Please bring your own beach towels.

We are located 30 min. south of Wilmington where you can tour the amazing USS North Carolina battleship and find many restaurants and shopping areas. To the south is the exciting area of Myrtle Beach where there is so much to do we cannot list it all! If you prefer staying 'close to home', right over the bridge is a three-slide water park, two miniature golf courses, go-carts, fun family-owned restaurants, shops, and a grocery store. When our family visits, we rarely go farther than 4 miles away!

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More Details

Property Manager
Mark and Christy Baugh
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Mark and Christy Baugh

The owners of the home are three families who live in Indiana! We love the beach and all Holden has to offer!

Our only regret? The beach is 13 hours away! Wish we could be there MORE!

Mark and Christy Baugh purchased this house in 2006

Why Mark and Christy Baugh chose Holden Beach

Amazing location... just one mile from the restaurants and 1/2 mile from the end of the island. Have you been to the dunes area of Holden Beach? The beach goes out FOREVER down there at low tide! Little tide pools often form... it is truly paradise on earth!


Holden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Downstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Downstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upstairs. Balcony entrance in this room.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(11 traveler reviews)

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Spectacular Beach Right at Your Front Door!
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Wonderful time at Wonderful house on Holden Beach

  • 5 of 5

My family just returned from Holden Beach. This house was great. This is our third time at Holden Beach but the first time we were oceanfront which made for a great time to just sit on the porch and watch the waves even on a day when it was raining. The beach was never crowded even on the nicest weekend days. It was also the first time we took our dog which also made for a great experience. The house had everything we needed in the kitchen for making our meals. Overall it was a great experience. When we first arrived and thought there may be a problem, Christy immediately returned our call but we discovered that there was not really a problem. It was so nice to get such a quick response in case we did have an issue. We would highly recommend using this house and going to Holden Beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so glad that you loved the house AND the beach. Cherish all the memories... and come back again anytime! Thank you so much!
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Wonderful Relaxing Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely and comfortable. The kitchen was well stocked for cooking.

The owners were wonderful to work with.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

There's nothing like watching the ocean while sipping coffee in the morning and watching the ocean while sipping wine in the afternoon! Summer Breeze is the perfect house to do both! Christy and Mark are the perfect landlords. We had a few small issues come up during the time we were there, ( the kind that can happen at any house at any time ), and all it took was a quick call and the problems were taken care of. They make you feel like you are the most important people in the world! So accommodating and kind. Some of the local restaurants are closed during the winter, but we still found plenty that were open or we purchased fresh seafood and cooked our own. You won't go wrong with Summer Breeze.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Garner, NC

Wonderful house....Wonderful vacation...

  • 5 of 5

We go to the beach every Thanksgiving. This year was Holden Beach. We are very happy that we found this house for our Holiday week. The house had everything needed to cook a fantastic traditional Thanksgiving. The house was very clean and comfortable. We walked in and immediately felt at home.

Our dogs felt at home too. (Be careful of the plants that have burs). We found the grassy area behind the house was clear of burs and the perfect spot to walk the dogs. They enjoyed the wide open beaches and chasing balls on the beach.

We saw deer on the beach on the first morning and then later in the week a couple of lots down. I was able to take sunrise and sunset photos from the same balcony. This made Holden Beach and this house one of my all time favorite spots.

Thank you Christy and Mark for sharing your wonderful beach home with us.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Danville Virginia

Amazing Time had

  • 5 of 5

This is such an amazing house. The pictures does not do this house justice. The views were great. The house was wonderfully decorated and well stocked. Christy was so great to work with. She was so kind and very wuick to answer sny questions. We had 2 families of 4 stay abd we were all comfortable. One family from Colorado and was first visit to the beach. We cannot wait for our next trip to Holden and Summer Breeze!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We are so glad everything worked well for your vacation! We'd love to have you back anytime. We so appreciate your kind comments and would love to share the beach with you again! Happy summer!
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Greensboro, NC

Perfect Time at the Beach

  • 5 of 5

We had two families of four and the set up could not have been more perfect. Two bedrooms and bath upstairs for one family and same set up downstairs. A table that comfortably sat all eight of us with a view of the ocean from our front door. Kids could run back and forth from beach to the house in a flash and we could watch them from the front porch (or upper porch) or just relax and enjoy the ocean breeze. The weather was ideal - not too hot, only a few evening showers - and we took full advantage. Bedding was extremely comfortable and the kitchen was stocked with quality cookware - we had no issues cooking for all of us each day. All in all, a very enjoyable stay and we have found a new favorite place at the beach. Holden Beach itself was a real find - felt like a small enclave where everyone knows everyone...none of that Myrtle Beach madness we're so used to. We'll definitely be back!!! Christy was so easy to work with and ensured our stay was stress free.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Wilmington, NC
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Right at the bridge!
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Restaurants are located near the bridge!
Nearest Beach
Out your front door!
Car: recommended

crabbing, amazing beaches


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $125
< 5 nights = clean fee $150
Tax Rate 12.75%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.