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Luxury Estate on the Ocean -Casa Blanca with Oceanfront HEATED Pool

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 13)

NOTE-This is a pet free home. No exceptions

3 king bedrooms, 2 twins in bedroom, 2 twin pullouts in private sitting room, 3 twins in bunk room. 4 bedroom total with 2 extra private sleeping areas which include a private sitting room and bunk room.

Spend your vacation in elegance and comfort. Casa Blanca offers a heavenly escape with its upscale, professionally decorated and unparalleled views of ocean and views of the sound. A truly grand vacation home with special attention to detail and your every comfort in mind. Relax around the private in ground plunge pool or enjoy a swim in the ocean just a few steps away. Ground Level: Large entrance foyer that opens to the outdoor pool with spacious decking for sun bathing. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. An extra room that you enter from the outside near the pool area - furnished with 3 singles which could be used as extra sleeping for older children or adult, also great for children's daytime nap while others are enjoying the pool. Large Beach side lawn for play/games. The main level features a large open floor- plan with living-dining-kitchen designed for family gatherings. The kitchen is well equipped and spacious enough for multiple cooks. 2 dishwashers, wet bar with wine cooler, Gas fireplace, 1/2 bath, separate laundry room, large flat screen TV & DVD combo that opens to a wonderful oceanfront porch. The master suite includes an attached sitting room (private when doors are closed) with 2 large single sleeper chairs, luxury master bath, separate walk-in shower and 2 large closets. Ipod docking stations and High Speed Wireless Internet. All bedrooms have flat screen TV/DVD combo's . Outside shower (hot and cold) with dressing area. Parking for 5-6 cars in 2 car garage and driveway. Linens are included in the rental. NO STUDENTS RENTALS.

Casa Blanca Wrightsville Beach recently had a propane pool heater put in. The cost if you would like the pool heated during your stay is $350 per week. Please let me know if this is something you are interested in so we can arrange to have it turned on during your stay. The heater is brand new so it should work great. It will take the pool from 65 degrees to 85 degrees so you and your guests would be able to enjoy the pool during the off season. If you have young ones joining you this would be a really fun addition. The pool is open year round but it would be chilly after mid October unless you opt to heat it. Please note that we cannot guarantee the pool heater and will refund the $350 charge in the event it does not work. The salt ocean is very hard and the heaters only last a short time at the beach. We are not able to give discounts on your nightly rental rate only a refund on the heater charge. It is brand new so it should work great though.

Keywords: Oceanfront, swimming pool, luxury, estate, private,direct beach access, lawn, bunk room, extra parking

More Details

Owner
Brooke Richardson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Brooke Richardson

Bruce and Barbara Swenson purchased this upscale luxury vacation home in 2008. They fell in love with this home because of the most spectacular ocean views they have ever seen. It is truly a unique custom home. They hired one of the areas premier interior decorates to furnish the home. This home has been featured in many of the areas upscale publications. Bruce and Barbara are from the San Francisco Bay area and vacation in the home several weeks throughout the year so they can be close to their twin grandchildren that live just a few miles away from the beach house. Their son and daughter are local real estate agents in the Wilmington area and help to manage the vacation rental.

Brooke Richardson purchased this house in 2008

Why Brooke Richardson chose North Carolina

Direct oceanfront. Also Marsh view from the back. Double lot of extra privacy and beach does not get crowded.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family had an absolutly delightful stay at Casa Blanca; and as you can imagine, all were mesmorized by the views. Even the linens were first class, and nice touches like the nutrigena rain bath in the guest bath, etc. really made for such a lovely stay. Thank you.
Dec 2012
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Amenities

Shell Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bunk Area - 3 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • King size beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2),pack and play; highchair; babygate; toys, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2 twin), Bunk Beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Luxury Estate on the Ocean -Casa Blanca with Oceanfront HEATED Pool
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Perfect Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home very well equipped for a relaxing vacation. Perfect for families with small children.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Terrific

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was incredible! We had everything we needed and the house was awesome! We definitely plan to return.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property in a prime location

  • 5 of 5

You will feel spoiled in this exquisite beachfront home. The accommodations are first-rate with amazing amenities. We felt pampered the whole week we were there. These people truly care that you have a fun and comfortable stay. I highly recommend Casa Blanca.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Tom is great and we loved the house!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Casa Blanca

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of our stay at this beautiful property!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another fantastic stay at Casa Blanca

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Casa Blanca, and it was every bit as beautiful, comfortable and tranquil as we remembered it. It is well appointed and Brooke thinks of every detail/ including a massage table and contact info for a great massage therapist. The details and local contacts make it feel closer to staying at your own private resort than a vacation rental.

The house offers amazing sunrises over the ocean from the master bedroom and equally amazing sunset views over the marsh- which can be enjoyed from the soaking tub in the master bath.

Tom, the house manager, made our stay extra special- unloading groceries, making up a toddler bed for our little one, picking up dinnner the first night- and picking up more groceries mid-week. Casa Blanca is so beautiful you don't want to leave!

The pool is shaded in the afternoon and makes for a great retreat. You can wash the sand off, get out of the wind and still see and hear the waves crashing while lounging on a chaise or floating in the pool.

We are already looking forward to our next stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning and linen setup $300 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are not negotiable. Please inquire about last minute nightly rentals
$250 Cleaning fee Note: this includes cleaning of all bed and bath linens provided
Sales and Occupancy tax rate is 13% $1,000 Damage Deposit required
Optional pool heater $350 per week
50% due at booking; final payment 60 days prior; no refunds after 60 days prior
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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