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HOLDEN BEACH OCEANFRONT HOME 7 Bedrooms 2 Kitchens 2 Living Rooms Multi Family

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 7 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 14) at 215 Ocean Boulevard West

Photos of house updated on 9/2017. We also got a new cleaning service.

Relax and watch the oceanfront sunset in this 7 bedroom, 4 bath oceanfront cottage in Holden Beach. Accommodates 14. The first floor has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths and a kitchen/wetbar. The first bedroom downstairs has a king bed, the second a queen bed and the third has 2 single beds. The second floor has a newly remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances, 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. The first bedroom on the second floor has a king bed, the second has a queen bed, the third has a queen bed and the fourth bedroom has 2 single beds. 'It's 5 O'clock Somewhere' has central heat & air, 2 dishwashers, 2 microwaves, one washer/dryer, 8 TV'S (two with over 300 channels and 6 Color Cable TV's), 6 VCR's, 2 DVD players, high speed wireless internet access, library of movies and telephone. Other amenities include 4 covered porches, outside shower with hot & cold water and private walkway to the beach. This is a NON-SMOKING home.

Keywords: Beach house, oceanfront, It's Five O'clock Somewhere, 7 bedrooms, multi family, 2 kitchens, basketball,

More Details

Owner
Jill Rufus
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About Jill Rufus

We purchased this home in 2003 and completely remodeled it- removing and selling all the furnishings and lovingly spent 3 months living in the home to complete the work. My husband is a contractor/commercial real estate broker and organized the entire process. An interior designer came in from Alabama and custom made all the window treatments, bedding and slip covers. We enjoy spending time at this home with our four boys, now 11, 9, 8 and 7.

Jill Rufus purchased this house in 2003

Why Jill Rufus chose Holden Beach

A former boss had a vacation home in Holden Beach that we rented for a month. After this stay, we fell in love with the idea of vacationing here often.

What makes this house unique

The home is right on the beach, but close enough where we can sit on either back deck and watch the kids play in the ocean. There is no public beach access on either side of the house, or for a few blocks each way, so the sand in front of the house is usually ours to enjoy. We can spread out in the two living rooms and prepare food in each of the kitchens. Usually our bikes litter the driveway and the boys just had us purchase a basketball goal which is used daily. We can walk to some of the restaurants (or bike) and usually enjoy a beach walk each day to the pier for ice cream.

Guestbook comments from the owner

There were four moms and 10 kids- we all came for Spring Break. We had babies through 8 year olds. The house made it easy for us to spread out. The multiple kitchens were great for storage and food prep. The beach was so easy to get to just walking off the back porch down a few steps and we were on sand.
Apr 2011
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Map

Provision Company
"Casual dining on the intercoastal. Great homemade clam chowder and cucumber salad. We love..."
Patronies Pizza
"Try the knots with brown sugar for desert and grab one of their fantastic pizzas. The owner..."
Castaways Raw Bar and Grill
"You can walk to this restaurant from our house; it is our favorite. Try the oyster stew or ..."
Haley's Ice Cream Store
"Our daily walk is to the pier where right beside it is "Haley's ice cream" serving Hershey's..."
Magic Mountain Water Slide
"Cheesy waterslide my kids are obsessed with. You have to put up with the sometimes grouchy ..."
Sugar Shack
"A little bit of a drive but for some great spicy food a la Jamaica. Always slammed so get a..."
Starz Grille
"Lots to do for kids, soft play, bowling, glow in the dark putt putt and game room plus a res..."

Amenities

Holden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • Bathrooms are Jack and Jill. Every two sets of bedrooms are connected by a full bath. The exception is one of the bedrooms on the downstairs level takes up a much larger space and is connected to a bath and this bath opens to a living room area and is right off the beach entrance.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Dual zone air conditioning units, lots of closet space, each floor has a kitchen, living room and front/rear deck for easy use by two families. A lower floor bathroom is handicapped accessible. We comfortably sleep 14 in this house. It is very close to the bridge and a walk to Castaways restaurant or bike ride to the pier for ice cream. The island is 7 miles long so staying close to the bridge allows you to get to the grocery store in a matter of a few minutes as well as to other nearby restaurants.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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HOLDEN BEACH OCEANFRONT HOME 7 Bedrooms 2 Kitchens 2 Living Rooms Multi Family
average rating of 4.5263157 based on 20 reviews
Lynchburg, VA
5

Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have stayed at this property many years, both in season and off. We have found that the location of Five O'Clock Somewhere, makes this particular beach house stand out among the others. The fact than you step off of the back porch and your feet are literally in the sand was a great feature to us, especially when our children were younger. It is so easy to pop into the house when needed or let the kids run free back and forth from the beach to the house. As our children got older, we noticed that the WiFi provided at this home was a great asset! If you travel with other families, this house is perfect for you to spread out! There are two separate kitchens and living rooms, plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms so you don't feel cramped. This house is also within walking distance to a few great dining spots, convenience stores, bike, and kayak rentals. When the weather wouldn't cooperate, Myrtle Beach Wilmington, and South Port are just a few miles away. Five O'Clock Somewhere in Holden provides prime location for those seeking ocean front and convenience to other surrounding tourist attractions.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We love our repeat guests!
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Lawrenceville, GA
4

A true beach Cottage!

  • 4 of 5

You will enjoy this beach cottage if you are a true beach lover. The cottage had enough rooms for 3 families and was very comfortable. We spent the entire Thanksgiving week and had an amazing time every single day. The view to the beach from the house is a paradise from sun up to sun down, rain or shine. The owners of the home were very nice and there if you need to call them. The people we met on the beach were all so friendly and warm. I mostly liked this beach because it is organically preserved, serene, and not so "tourist-ty". I would most definitely come back to this home in the near future.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Outstanding beach front access!

  • 5 of 5

This was my second stay in this wonderful home. It is spacious and well organized so that there is plenty of room if you have a large family or a group of friends. The furniture and beds are stylish and comfortable but designed so that you don't worry about ruining anything if you come into the house a little wet or with sand on your feet. The view and access to the beach is amazing and having your first cup of coffee watching the sunrise from one of the beach side porches is worth the trip!

As someone who has spent many summers at the beach, the beach front access this house affords is unbeatable. Because it is literally on the beach, you should expect a little sand in the house and things not to be pristine -- sand and salt water take its toll. But the location cannot be beat -- it is within walking distance to restaurants and a short drive from several shopping areas.

I love that I could work when I needed to (WIFI was great), watch TV occasionally (every bedroom and sitting room has a TV), and have quiet time on the porch while kids were gathering shells on the beach. Two kitchens allowed us to have family meals upstairs but keep plenty of beverages and snacks downstairs. The kitchens are well stocked with pots/pans, appliances, utensils and dishes so you can cook just about anything.

The owner provided excellent customer service and ensuring we had an excellent stay. I would highly recommend staying at this house. I hope to do so again in the near future!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous ocean front home with plenty of space!

  • 5 of 5

Loved staying at this spacious ocean front home for a girls trip. We felt like we were on our own private beach. We enjoyed playing in the water and collecting fabulous shells. We found the house very well appointed for our needs and really loved having two kitchens. I can't remember sleeping so soundly on a vacation, the bed was very comfortable. Can't wait to make a return trip to Holden beach and would be delighted to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Review from a critic

  • 5 of 5

We are a family that owns 2 properties at Holden, but not on the ocean. In order for everyone to stay together and really enjoy the beach, we have rented for over 25 years. It is difficult to find a house that suits and works for all of us. My parents are in their 80's and handicapped. It is difficult for them to manage stairs. Although there are two floors, everything they needed was on the ground level. Steps into the house and to the beach are minimal and that along with a handicapped bathroom made it so much easier. In addition, we so enjoyed the porches. You are able to view the ocean and street from each level. The home is so close to the restaurants, seafood market, bridge, grocery store and shops that little time is wasted driving. And tv's everywhere so everyone is happy! Owner was also a joy to work with. All questions were answered promptly!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed working with Doris. She came by and viewed the property before reserving the unit. We chatted quite a bit via text and they took immaculate care of the property. She messaged us back asking for availability for another stay!
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5

Beautiful Home. Amazing Location. Can't wait to go back next year!

  • 5 of 5

I was here for a family reunion--and we couldn't have picked a better home! House had plenty of room for all of us, and I felt like we had the best location on the entire beach. I literally walked right from the porch onto the beach and into the ocean. The house was great with the big kitchen, comfy beds, all the good TV stations, margarita machines and upstairs and downstairs kitchens. Loved the outdoor shower so we could rinse off after a long day at the beach. Nice touch.

We met the maid as we were arriving and she couldn't have been nicer. She was so accommodating and gave us great tips for grocery shopping and good local seafood. (Sugar Shack in Ocean Isle!!!) We also spent a day in visiting Southport. Be sure to go!

I slept with my windows open at night and I can't tell you how much I miss hearing the ocean waves. I can't wait to go back to this house next year. Best location, hands down!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying at It's Five O'clock Somewhere. We are glad you enjoyed it and we agree, the location is amazing!!!
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $165

Linens (towels and sheets) are not included in the rental. You may bring your own or rent them from several companies in town, we recommend "Boomers Rentals"- they deliver. We rent bicycles from them too!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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