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Nice 2nd Row 4 BR/3 Bath Home -Waterway, Marsh,Ocean View

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8 in beds)

Great 2nd Row, 4 BR + 2nd den house-982 Ocean Blvd West

Enjoy the views of the marsh, waterway, and ocean of Holden Beach from the balconies of this 2nd row inverted floor plan beach home. Boggy on Down is a nicely maintained, nicely decorated home. The back of the house boasts unobstructed marsh and Intracoastal Waterway views where you can watch the tide roll in and enjoy the island deer.

The main top level has hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, and a large open family room with a 46 inch flat screen cable TV and DVD player (non blue ray). The TV is a smart TV, so if you have a Netflix account, you can hook up to it and rent shows or movies. The dining room table seats 10. There is a well equipped kitchen with a large window overlooking the marsh. Master Bedroom with a King size bed, small TV and bathroom with tub/shower combo are on this floor.

A 2nd downstairs den is a great place to send the kids to play and hang out with their own TV/DVD. This den also has a queen pull out sleeper sofa (Note: the den does not have a door and is open to the hallway, so is not a private area like a bedroom). 3 more bedrooms (1 queen, 1 queen, 2 twins) and 2 more bathrooms are on this floor, as are the full size washer and dryer.

There is also High Speed Internet, an outside hot/cold shower, lots of rockers, a gas grill, and a picnic table. Easy private beach access is a quick walk (approximately 7 houses down). There are also approximately 6 beach chairs and a pull cart in the outside storage room available for your use at the beach.

Linens for all beds and the sleeper sofa are provided from Memorial Day to Labor Day with weekly rentals only. Guests are required to bring or rent towels.

Holden Beach is the perfect place to relax, read, jog and bike. Stretch out on the long wide beach, fish at the pier, enjoy the water slides or putt putt at the nearby pavilion. Lots of nearby golf courses. If you are lucky, you may see a turtle hatching one night!

Holden Beach has been ranked in the top 10 Beaches by National Geographic Smart Traveler and is in the Top 30 overall beaches of the AAA Vacation Travel Journal.

Keywords: Cottage, 4 BR, Holden Beach, Boulevard, Ocean View, Sleeps 10, Inverted Floor Plan, Internet

More Details

Jo Bishop
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2018

About Jo Bishop

When not at Holden Beach, we reside with our son in Charlotte. We've enjoyed many fun-filled family vacations at Holden Beach. We hope you'll enjoy our place as much as we do!

Jo Bishop purchased this house in 2004

Why Jo Bishop chose Holden Beach

We have been coming to Holden Beach for years and love its laid back attitude.

What makes this house unique

During certain tides and moon phases, the marsh behind our house fills up with water. It is absolutely breathtaking! We often see Island deer and egrets in the marsh. It is fun to relax on the back deck and watch the boats go by in the Intracoastal Waterway.


Holden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , in master. Combo tub/shower. Single vanity. Tile floor.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , in BR 2. Has enclosed shower. Tile floor. Single vanity.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shared hall bath for BR 3/BR 4. Single sink vanity.
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , top floor-TV, private bath-shower/tub combo, 1 sink vanity
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , private bath with shower, doors to back balcony, no tv
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , shares hall bath(shower tub combo,single vanity)w/ BR3-no tv
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , shares hall bath(shower tub combo)w/ BR4. Balcony door.No tv
    2nd Downstairs Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sleeper Sofa in 2nd den-has no door,open to hall-TVdvd
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Sleeper Sofa in 2nd downstairs den
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Linens Provided Memorial Day to Labor Day only with weekly rentals: includes Bed Sheets and pillow cases. Bath towels and beach towels are not provided. There are approximately 6 beach chairs available for use in the outside storage room, along with a pull cart (quick easy beach access is 7 houses away), a beach umbrella, and some sand toys and beach games.


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Nice 2nd Row 4 BR/3 Bath Home -Waterway, Marsh,Ocean View
average rating of 4.9375 based on 32 reviews

Boggy on Down was perfect for 3 families. Loved the beautiful view of marsh.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week the house was wonderful. The location and views of the marsh were spectacular. The younger kids only complaint was it didn't have a small pool to enjoy after coming in from the beach. I highly recommend this house , the owner was wonderful to work with. Thanks for sharing your beautiful. House with our family.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good week Karen! Please come back!
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The property was nice and convenient to the ocean. We enjoyed the views!

  • 4 of 5

The porch views ( both front and back) were very nice! The kitchen view was awesome! We loved the layout of the home. It fit our need very well!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greenville, SC

The perfect vacation home

  • 5 of 5

This vacation home for our family of eight was perfect. The marsh behind us and the ocean being in front of us was the best of both!!! There were new comfortable chairs for the beach that we enjoyed along with rafts, bogey boards, and other beach toys. The house itself was comfortable with great windows that allowed the view of the marsh ( birds, deer, even a fawn to be clearly seen and enjoyed. There were rocking chairs out front on the high porch that caught the ocean breeze and view. The owner was a delight and you just can't go wrong renting this beach home.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house

  • 5 of 5

Great location and great space! Roomy for 2 adults and 6 teens. We could hear the waves from the porch and see the ocean...very nice to have the porches for the rainy days we couldnt get to the beach. Jo was so accomodating before and during the trip!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Visit

  • 5 of 5

The house was great and the owners were easy to work with. We had a wonderful visit!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect week at the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Boggy on Down was the perfect location for our family vacation this year. After 30 years, we brought together 3 generations (5 adults & 2 children) for a week of fun in the sun. This was our first trip to Holden Beach and it did not disappoint! The house was the perfect size for our 3 families to spread out and have our own space. We especially enjoyed the 4 decks! The beaches were perfect, clean and uncrowded. Plenty of activities to keep everyone happy all week long: playing in the ocean, building sand castles, looking for shells and keeping an eye on the turtle nests, water slides and Shallotte River Swamp Park (highly recommend the Aerial Adventure!) golf and shopping in Southport and Calabash. Plenty of good restaurants within a 30 minute drive. Our favorite was Boone Docks, located right in Holden Beach next to the water slides. It was so good, we ate there twice! And Old Ferry Seafood for fresh shrimp and grouper that we cooked at the house was out of this world! Plenty of memories to last us until our next vacation - that my 8 year old is already planning and wants to return to Holden Beach!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Provision Company
"Great local very casual spot on the waterway. Terrific shrimp burgers! Boat or drive here. ..."
Capt. Pete's Seafood Restaurant
"Very good for a nice night out. Food on the pricier side but usually good."
Castaways Raw Bar and Grill
"Good for a fun night at a bar. Food is only mediocre. "
"Great historic town to visit 30 minutes away. Lot of great architecture, restaurants, and a..."
Live Oak Cafe
"Fabulous place for dinner. Reservations recommended. Would go with other adults, and not c..."
Seafood Barn
"Hate to give this place such a harsh review, but the food here is horrible. Please avoid."
Causeway Gourmet
"A hidden gem in Ocean Isle Beach. Very small area for seating, so go early. Call ahead for ..."
Betty's Waterfront Restaurant -- CLOSED
"Betty's seafood is always average to below average in taste. The atmosphere is fun and rust..."
Inlet View Bar & Grill
"The seafood ranges from average to above average here. It is worth a trip just to enjoy the..."
"For Seafood, head to the nearby town of Calabash. Try Dockers or the Boundary House. Go ea..."
Fishy Fishy Cafe
"Fun casual place by the water in Southport. Food is usually good. Go early, long lines."
Archibald's Deli
"Archibalds--always great for lunch. Should stop in!"
North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
"Great medium sized aquarium for the kids to enjoy! Head over to the town of Southport (30 m..."
Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q
"For the best Fried Chicken and Pork BBQ in the area, no need to head to Wilmington to enjoy ..."
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
private:Ocean Isle Beach. full airport: Wilmington
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Intracoastal Waterway
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Atlantic Ocean
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Private Beach Access for our house
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Public Beach Access
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Rentals for Jet Skis
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Captain Pete's Seafood Restaurant and Market
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Can rent kayaks, bikes, chairs here.
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Paradise Cafe
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Castaway's Restaurant
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Main Street Grill
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Grocery Store and Drug Store
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Provision Company
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Go carts, mini golf, arcade games
Car: recommended

Holden Beach is great for a laid back, old fashioned family beach vacation. No hustle and bustle here, just the sound of the ocean and kids playing. Golf nearby at Lockwood Folly Country Club, open to the public, call ahead.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $100

Sheets only provided with rentals of 5 nights or more. Towels are not provided. $200, applied toward rent, required to book if stay is more than 90 days away. 2nd payment of 1/2 the rental amount (minus the original $200) due 90 days before your stay. Remaining 1/2 of the rental amount, + 12.75% vacation tax, + the refundable $100 security deposit due 30 days before stay. If you book less than 90 days before arrival 2 payments are collected, the 1st equal to 1/2 of rent.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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