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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property


Treat yourself to a relaxing vacation with captivating scenery from this "home away from home" 2nd floor OCEANFRONT dream at Carolina Beach! Enjoy panoramic ocean views, the sound of waves crashing on the beach, dolphins frolicking in the surf and amazing sunrises all from your private covered deck. Delight in leisure activities on the wide sandy beach or unwind with a good book while the rhythmic sounds of the ocean create a calming and restive atmosphere.

Our oceanfront beach home is named 'Beachfront ELM'. It is fully equipped for your comfort, relaxation, and possesses everything for a wonderful family vacation or a romantic getaway. It has 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, full kitchen, full size washer/dryer, 2 private covered decks, and a living/dining room with direct, unobstructed views of the ocean. Keyless entry eliminates having to keep up with keys.

Beds consist of 1 queen, 2 twins, and a queen sleeper/sofa. Maximum occupancy is 6. There is assigned parking. For your convenience, complimentary high speed wired/wireless internet connection is provided.

Carolina Beach, which is part of Pleasure Island along with Kure Beach and Fort Fisher, offers a number of excellent restaurants, specialty retail shops, drug stores, a very nice full service grocery, beach rentals (bikes, linens, etc.), ice cream parlors, charter cruises, the North Carolina Aquarium, and numerous sporting activities for the entire family. Enjoy fireworks every Thursday night at the boardwalk during the Summer! Also, enjoy Beach Bingo at the boardwalk!

On the far North End is the North End Pier which can be seen from our home. There is amazing fishing there and the location of and the start of Freeman Park, one of the only areas in North Carolina where you can drive on the beach. It's an awesome place to drive out and watch the sunset on the far end of the beach.

The Lake on the island offers a paved walking trail, playground, paddle boats, and kayaking. Several excellent golf courses are located within minutes from the beach. Enjoy FREE movies at the lake every Sunday night on a large outdoor screen from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend. Bring your chair, food, and beverages and experience a great evening under the stars while watching cinema.

Give Pleasure Island Rentals a try--they will deliver chairs and umbrellas to any spot on the beach you choose. Definitely saves you time and effort. They also pick them up so it's great and convenient. Worth EVERY penny. Very affordable!

Our oceanfront home is just minutes away from the port city of Wilmington where you will find shopping, restaurants, and the historic downtown district filled with interesting sites and experiences. Wilmington is the home of the North Carolina Azalea Festival held in April featuring live musical and theater performances, garden and historic home tours, outdoor activities, food, and crafts. Other points of interest in Wilmington are the USS North Carolina Battleship and Museum. Wilmington and surrounding areas/beaches have also become a hot spot for Hollywood Film Directors for film making locations and tv show locations. "Under the Dome" is the most recent tv show using the areas such as Fort Fisher as a location. You never know what Hollywood stars you will cross paths with. I have run into a few. Some refer to the area now as "Wilmywood". Tour the EUE/Screen Gems Studios to get an insider's look at the largest studio complex east of California and to experience the rich history of films and television shows produced at the facility over the last three decades.

In the Fort Fisher area there is an award winning aquarium and you can take a ferry across the Cape Fear River to a charming town called Southport with many shops and restaurants. For all those history fanatics, visit Forth Fisher museum that features items from the American Civil War.

Come and experience for yourself why so many people return to Carolina Beach for a restful, undisturbed getaway from the usual daily demands.

We have enjoyed our piece of heaven since 2000 and are committed to making your stay at our home positive and unforgettable! We hope you get to experience it for yourself!

Keywords: Condominium, Oceanfront, Beachfront ELM

More Details

Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018

About The Owner

This is our piece of heaven, and we want to share it with others. Hope you get to enjoy it soon!

The Owner purchased this condo in 2000

Why The Owner chose Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach is a quaint town with small town amenities. The fun and activities are endless on the island and in the Wilmington area.

What makes this condo unique

This special place allows my husband and I relaxation and peace in a family oriented environment. I often tell him that his brain turns to jello when we cross the bridge onto the island. He agrees! (smile).

We love the sound of the waves crashing against the shore, smelling the ocean air while walking on the beach...sipping a morning cup of coffee and watching the sun rise over the big Atlantic Ocean!!

Doesn't get any better than this!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great stay. Beautiful condo.

Jul 2016
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Carolina Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • -The no pets and no smoking/vaping rules are strictly enforced. No exceptions. -Please minimize sand brought into the home. Use outside shower.
  • -Please adhere to any additional and/or specific rules that are posted in the home regarding use of the home.
  • -Please do not alter the cable connections on the rear of any electronic device in the home (tv, dvd, cable box, internet equipment).
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - Guest Bath
  • Bath Towels/Washcloths/Beach Towels NOT provided
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Sleeper Sofa Queen Size - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Sheets/Pillowcases NOT provided -- Comforters/Pillows/Blankets ARE provided
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Crock pot, Blender, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Can Opener, Hand Mixer, Tea Pot, Tea Kettle, Board Games, Books for Your Reading Pleasure, assigned parking, keyless entry


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average rating of 4.865854 based on 91 reviews

Great condo and location on the beach!!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed the condo and easy access to the beach every day. Great location and able to walk to boardwalk and several eating places. The condo was nicely decorated and clean. The kitchen was well furnished with everything we needed and really liked that there was a washer and dryer. Had to contact the owner about some questions regarding the TV and was responded to quickly. The owner gave us the suggestion of visiting Southport by ferry which we had already done on the day the owner reached out to us but appreciated that the information had been offered.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Raleigh NC

Love this place! Beautiful view. Beautiful condo.

  • 5 of 5

My two daughters and husband and I have been coming to Emily’s condo for 5 years. I wouldn’t want to stay anywhere else. The condo is wonderfully maintained and is close to everything. We are always sad to leave and are already counting the days until next summer when we can come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another great beach trip!

  • 5 of 5

We had another great beach vacation...this time staying at Beachfront Elm for 2 weeks! The condo was super clean, as always. The owner is always available to us if we need anything or have any concerns during our stay. The view from the balcony is spectactular. The condo is just steps away from the beach. The pool is located just across the street. We are able to walk to the boardwalk at night and feel safe doing so. Many thanks, Emily....we can't wait for next year!!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is our second time staying here. Once again very satisfied.

  • 5 of 5

The property is perfect. Great beach front and super clean condo. We will continue to return. Just wish we could stay longer.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful unit, great location!

  • 4 of 5

Very nice, updated, and well kept unit! Very much appreciate the owners attention to detail in making sure things are taken care of and kitchen is well stocked with utensils or small appliances you might need for cooking. Parking is a problem if you have more than one vehicle, as the ‘second space’ is beside other owners storage closets, which you’re not supposed to block.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay in my home. I work very hard to make everything accommodating for all of my guests, so it feels great when I receive compliments like yours. I very much appreciate your feedback on the parking. Parking is described in specific detail on my VRBO listing, so parking information is known before a guest books. Specific parking information is also mentioned multiple times with each guest during the booking process. There is designated parking space for a maximum of 2 vehicles for my home. The photo on my VRBO listing clearly depicts 2 vehicles parked in my designated parking space and the closets are not blocked. It is also shared with each guest there is one additional overflow space in the gravel lot directly behind the building with signage as parking for any resident or guest in the building first-come, first-serve. I hope this is helpful. It was great having you, and I hope that you will visit again! Regards, Emily
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This was a great location, right on the water and close to the Boardwalk. Condo was perfect setting.

  • 5 of 5

Emily is very responsive from the beginning, The condo has everything you need and the perfect size for 4-5 people. We loved sitting on the balcony, watching the waves and the sun rise and set. A very peaceful, serene setting. It was the perfect setting for a girl’s weekend. The only drawback is carrying the luggage up the two fights of stairs. But we considered it part of our workout for the day. I would still highly recommend this condo. Thanks Emily.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
ILM International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.02 Miles
Sea Witch
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Fort Fisher
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Beau Rivage Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.02 Miles
Sea Witch
Car: recommended

Amusement rides, go carts, sightseeing, charter boats, camping, dinner cruises.

Enjoy nightly activities at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk during the summer, such as live/free music, fireworks, bingo, jazz under the stars.

For example, Tuesday night is family night at the Boardwalk. There are many fun and family friendly activities going on such as: storytelling, variety shows, arts and crafts, a bounce house and more.

On Sunday nights enjoy free movies at the lake shown on a large, outside screen.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

All rates are subject to a 7% NC Sales Tax and a 6% County Room Occupancy Tax = 13% tax rate.

Damage Insurance is required and is non-refundable. This provides protection for accidental damages that occur during your stay. Any such damage must be reported at the time it occurs or as soon as possible before departure. Coverage will take effect upon your arrival and terminate upon your departure.

Damage Insurance does not cover damages due to negligence, willful/wanton conduct or failure to perform required check-out procedures outlined in the Rental Lease Agreement and posted in the home.

Cleaning is a standard cleaning. It does not include check-out procedures that should be performed by the guest on the day of departure to avoid additional cleaning fees. These items are communicated in the Rental Lease Agreement and posted in the home.

For complete Terms of the Owner's Cancellation Policy, please refer to the Owner's Rental Lease Agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.