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**SPECIAL** $150 off for OCTOBER-2016 weekly rental. Beach Front Family Home.

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

You can see THE WAVES from the ocean from our Screened in Porch. Lots of chairs!

**SPECIAL** $150 off of regular October 2016 weekly rental.

****We are keeping last year's rates! Also!

Enjoy King Krab again this year with no increase in price. Give us a call or email.

Krab lovers paradise. Fun family home that is cozy and uniquely decorated. See if you can count the many crabs throughout this very entertaining home. You’ve got to see the “Shark Room!” Newer construction with all new hardwood floors. Digital cable-TV in living room with 5 TV’s, 3+ DVD players, lots of movies and books. Ping-pong table, Cornhole toss game (just added!!), enclosed outside hot/cold shower, foot shower, 2 picnic tables, high chair, Brand New large park grill, large screen porch and private access to beach are just a few of the many extras. The Atlantic Ocean is your backyard!! You're less than 50 feet from the sand! Check out our new Krab chairs on the back deck!

If it rains.... You can play ping pong, corn hole toss game or relax in the enclosed garage area.

For 2008: Updated screen porch, new paint and a new full bath in the garage. New sofas in the living room. New Ping Pong Table (Best one on the Beach). Wireless Internet. And of course, a few new Krabs. When calling our rental agency *** Please tell them your inquiring about KING KRAB! *** and they will go over any rates and info you would need. ***NEW this year is linen service that is included in the rental price. We also have a special for Golfers!

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Property Manager
Steve Brangle - Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2017

About Steve Brangle - Owner

We are a family of 4 and have now seen our kids grow up while owning this house. It is part of our family and our 'Golden Jewel'. We use it all year long when we are not renting it. We love owning this solid home and have put a lot of time, money, sweat & love into keeping this home beautiful.

Steve Brangle - Owner purchased this house in 2002

Why Steve Brangle - Owner chose Southern Coast

When we were looking to buy a beach house, we looked at a lot of beaches and houses! The first time we walked into this home we told the realtor 'That we are done looking. This is the house we want'. Holden Beach is close enough to Wilmington, NC and Myrtle Beach, SC (40 miles each way) that you can make a nice day trip there if you like. Holden Beach has been annually ranked in the country as a top 10 family beach. Holden Beach is an island with over 8 miles of clean sandy beaches. There is hardly any commercialization on the island. No building is over 2 stories tall!!! You also have access to some of the best seafood restaurants on the coast or you can buy it fresh and cook it at our home. Crabs are easily caught (Email us for info) and easy to prepare especially at King Krab.

What makes this house unique

Just sitting on the screen porch and rocking away while starring at the moon is all that needs to be said (with or without cigar and beverage). Or venture out further and walk on the beach and let the water wash away all your worries. Or if it rains... play ping pong or corn hole in the enclosed garage. We are really close to a bunch of Golf resorts and have Special Deals for people staying at King Krab.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

**SPECIAL** $150 off for OCTOBER-2016 weekly rental. Beach Front Family Home.
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews

King Krab

  • 5 of 5

We just completed a week stay in Holden Beach, NC. We rented the King Krab which is a beautiful oceanfront home with all the amenities you could possibly want. Beautiful home and location and the owner/rental company were so friendly and a breeze to work with! We look forward to many more stays here at the King Krab! I highly recommend this property for anyone looking for the perfect beach getaway!!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at King Krab. We look forward to many years of memories for you and your family. We feel so blessed to have quests like you start annual memories that will last a life time!
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chapel hill nc

joe vanderford

  • 5 of 5

as regular visitors to holden beach since 1980, my family and i have been staying exclusively at king crab for a decade. it has become our comfortable home away from home. happily, we couldn't imagine staying anywhere else.

from the splendid screened-in oceanside porch to the fantastic downstairs 'rec room,' it is the perfect 4-bedroom abode for a family. it is decorated with a plethora of colorful seaside relics, including a vintage sailboat mast which is built into the ceiling of the airy main room. meanwhile, the legendary shark bedroom, featuring stuffed animals, posters and eye-catching 'jaws'-inspired artifacts, will induce smiles from the younger kids and, yes, fun-loving adults as well.

the krab is perfectly situated with easy access to the both the hb pier and the bridge, yet far enough away from the action to experience some private moments. the pristine dune which frames the short walkway to the beach is well-established and covered with lovely regional flora. and the view of the blue atlantic is peerless, whether you're up early with a hot cup of joe and the 'brunswick beacon' or celebrating the twinkling wonder of dusk with your favorite cold beverage. yes, prepare for a coastal experience you'll never forget.

as the day winds down, the family may reconvene downstairs for a ping-pong battle royale in the cool of the open-air playroom -- or not. My thing is simply to 'hang' in the comfy pauley's island hammock as the kids go at it -- and dream peaceful dreams. indeed, there's something for everyone.

such is the magic of king crab.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: My man Joe! You can write like no other. I'm so fond of our friendship and giddy that it grows deeper every year. You are one of our closest friends of all time! We are super happy to share KING KRAB with you and your family and friends. We look forward to spending more quality time with ya'll at King Krab at Holden Beach!
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King Crab at Holden Beach,N.C.

  • 5 of 5

Our family were royally welcomed to King Crab beach cottage at Holden Beach.The home is family friendly and well furnished providing everything one would want,including the spacious screened porch that is well furnished. We enjoyed the books,games and the well equipped kitchen made food preparation very easy.

The owners seek to make your vacation home welcoming in every way and they were very successful widt us and we truly appreciate them as well as the realtors.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You very much for your kind words. I'm sure that this is the building of a great long term Friendship. We look forward to having you stay at King Krab for many years to come.
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Holden Beach is the best

  • 4 of 5

I have been going to the beach for Years and I have to say I enjoyed this house the Most.

The best features of the house was the Screened in Porch, which we spent most of our time .

We had 3 elderly ones that came with us on the Trip , and since they couldn't go down directly to the ocean as much, they were still albe to enjoy the ocean from the porch.

I have been to places were there wasn't enough chairs on the porch but no problem with this porch ,

it had plenty , it had rockers , chairs , a picnic table, and another round table.

We played cards, read books, had our morning coffee, or just sit and talked about Gods beautiful creation, the Ocean and the many creatures he created here at the beach for us to enjoy.

Next was the Ping Pong Table , that's was a nice idea , we enjoyed that as well. There was a corn hole Toss but didn't get to it, time got away from us.

I always love riding my bike around on the island and looking at the names of the houses, so don't forget your bicycles.

The beds were comfortable, the bathrooms were the Jack and Jill kind and since it was mostly girls that didn't bother us to much. But having that extra full bathroom down stairs was a good idea to,

One of the older one had trouble getting into the tub shower so she had go down stairs , it had just the shower which had the seat build into the shower which was good for her.

There was times as we were seating at the kitchen table and looking out and seeing the Ocean especially at High tide , it look like the ocean was so close to the house but wasn't , that's the kind of view to have .

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the Great Review. We look forward to seeing you again. We're glad that you enjoyed King Krab and it's wonderful views. We can't wait to get down there and enjoy it again also. Krab ON!!
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Great week at the beach

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week at King Krab with another couple. We had a great time. We loved the screened porch and enjoyed our morning coffee out there. Kitchen was well equipped with every kitchen item you could possibly need. Beds were comfortable. Lots and lots of good books to choose from if you need something to read while sitting on the porch or the beach. Would love to come back to this house sometime with our grandchildren. Owner was very responsive and easy to work with. Thanks, Steve, for everything!!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the Kind words. We're so glad that things worked out for you and that you enjoyed your stay. Go Indians, Browns and Cav's!
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Philipsburg, PA,USA

Billy S.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time the House was very nice and clean. Really like the layout of the int. and all the crabs through out the whole house!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! We do pride ourselves on keeping King Krab as clean as possible. We love CRABS too. One time a little girl was staying at King Krab and it was raining. She stayed inside and counted the Krabs.... Over 300 of them! Needless to say, we've stopped buying as much Krab motive. We're still looking for Shark stuff for the Shark Room!
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Wilmington, NC/Myrtle Beach, SC
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
37 Miles
Interstate 40
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Holden Beach
Car: recommended

Water slide, crabbing, tons of golf, Marina, Go Karts, Jet skies, boat rentals and Deep Sea Fishing. Surf fishing with a cold beverage is one of our favorite pastimes at any time of the day or night!


Rates & Availability

Holden Beach House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
1st Value season 2017
Dec 31 2016 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
1st Adventure Season 2017
Apr 15 2017 - May 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
1st Resort Season 2017
May 20 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
2nd Resort season 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
2nd Adventure Season 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
2nd Value Season 2017
Sep 16 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.5%

1st Payment is due 10 days after booking. Final payment is due 30 days prior to arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Holden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1844 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2 sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2 sinks
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , In garage with lockable door.
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower, cold water and foot tubs and hose sprayer.
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Beach side right
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Beach side left
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Front side of house left 'It is the SHARK ROOM'!
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Front side of house, right side, closest to front door.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 of the rooms have 2 twin/single beds in each room making it 4 beds in these 2 rooms. We now have a linen service in place. Upon arrival a set of sheets for all beds will be at the front door. This new service is included in the rental price.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Ping Pong Table, Cornhole bag toss game

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