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Grab your 2018 Week!! Oceanfront home with pool!4bdrm 3.5 bath.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

OCEANFRONT 4 Bdrms, 3.5 Ba & Private Pool@ Great Location on HB

Pool will open mid April and close at end of October 2018.

Pool can be heated for a $375 **surcharge. ** starting 2018/$375.


Welcome to Kindred Spirit, our well appointed, oceanfront 4 bdrm/3.5 bath home. Our home is family friendly and has an inverted floor plan, where the majority of bedrooms (3) are on the “first floor” but the living/dining/kitchen area and one master bedroom is “upstairs”. This way where you spend the majority of your day, when inside, you are viewing the ocean.

For 15 rental seasons the recurring theme in our guest book “comments” and online reviews (50+) from guests over and over is "the house had everything we needed and more!"

Kindred Spirit is a located just steps from the island's grocery, beachfront ice cream shop, and fishing pier/pier restaurant.

Amenities include a 51" Plasma HDTV with Apple TV and Netflix, books, X-box system with games, board games, a charcoal grill, outdoor shower (hot & cold water), beach toys, boogie boards and beach chairs and bocce ball set.

For families with babies and small children, Kindred Spirit is also equipped with a Pack n' Play, high chair, booster seat, changing table, and a baby gate (if needed) at the top of the stairs.

Each bedroom is uniquely furnished with ceiling fan and wall mounted TV with cable.

The "flex" room can function as a fifth bedroom (queen sofa bed), or a second den. The "flex" room also has a HDTV and an Xbox system with games.

There are four covered porches with rocking and lounge chairs that draw you out to relax and enjoy ocean breezes, sunsets and views of Holden Beach.

Directly off of the rear porch, an in-ground 26’ x 12’ pool (heating optional with surcharge) with surrounding deck awaits your family or group. Leave the pool area to use your private walkway to the beach, where you will make fantastic vacation memories.

We hope the above description lets you see Kindred Spirit is made for the generational family group of infants to grandparents!

Oceanfront is Convenient!! No lugging chairs, umbrellas, toys and coolers blocks to the beach when you stay oceanfront.

Please if the week you are hoping to book is taken, check 'Changes In Latitude' (VRBO # 1024418) next door. Pretty much the same floor plan with a few minor differences. Changes in Latitude was formerly our home also (formerly VRBO #370011) and the new owners are great to work with.

Keywords: Holden Beach, NC, beach house, oceanfront, beach,pool, heated pool, furnished vacation home, multi generational vacation home.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About Debbie

Having grown up in San Diego, Ca, I was amazed when i moved to the east coast how warm the water was during the summer and fall! While I still miss San Diego,(left in 1975) I have learned to enjoy the east coast ocean water temperatures! Personally my favorite time at the beach is Sept. & October because the days are less humid and the water is still warm. Our family likes to do Thanksgiving and Christmas at the beach when logistics permit.

Debbie purchased this house in 2003

Why Debbie chose Holden Beach

Holden Beach is a quiet family beach. IF i were to want other non water activities, I can drive 45 minutes north to Wilmington NC or 45 minutes south to N. Myrtle Beach and find a lot of activities. That's not why I go to the beach however, but rather to sit on a chair, with a book and my feet in the water, all day long. Holden Beach has the quiet I enjoy. We also have a private in ground pool (26’ x 12’) and great porches to watch sunrise, sunset or relax. House is very well equipped, meaning our guests have to pack much less!! Ask me about our property! I'd love to tell you more and answer any questions.

What makes this house unique

Holden is a turtle sanctuary and has an active turtle patrol. They give"turtle" talks once/ week for the vacationers during the summer, and every year they watch for the turtle hatchings and help protect and count them. I think this is a highlight any time a guest has the opportunity to witness this for themselves.

Summertime also brings Sunday night family concerts under the bridge, all that is required is perhaps a chair and love of music.


Holden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , attached to upstairs Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Attached to downstairs master
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hall bath, serves bedrooms 3, 4 and flex if used as bedroom.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , upstairs, living area
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4: streetside - 2 twin/ single , Shares hall bath
    Flex Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2nd den (downstairs) OR 5th bedroom with queen size sofa bed
    Bedroom 3:Downstairs Oceanside - 1 queen , Shares hall bath, large room
    Bedroom 2: Downstairs Master:Oceanside - 1 queen , Queen bed, master with bath, oceanside
    Bedroom 1 Upstairs Master:Streetside - 1 king , Street side, master bedroom with bath.
  • Upstairs: #1 is a master suite (shower) and has a king size bed. This bedroom is on street side of house. Downstairs bedrooms : #2 is a master suite (shower)and has a queen size bed. This bedroom also has the baby changing table and pack n play. This bedroom is ocean side of house. #3 is a bedroom with a queen size bed, shares the hall bath (tub/shower) and is ocean side of house. #4 Bedroom has 2 twin beds, shares the hall bath (tub/shower)and is on street side of house. #5 FLEX Room is a downstairs (2nd) TV den but has a door creating the privacy of a bedroom therefore can be used as a 5th bedroom with a queen size sofa bed. The Flex room is on street side of house.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Perfect beach vacation home rental experience

  • 5 of 5

From the time we reserved this home until the time we checked out our experience was nothing but 5 star. House, location, attentive owner....everything was spot on. We had three little ones ages 2, 2 1/2 and 5 and the provided extras for them were great, their own table, gate for the staircase, booster seat all were used. The kitchen was well equipped, we made use of the grill several nights and even bought fresh local seafood and did a low country boil one night. God willing, we plan to do it again next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your review brought a smile to my face and pride to my heart. I am picturing your little grandchildren at our "little persons" table. I am glad your children with their children were able to make some new summer memories at our home in Holden Beach. See you next year!
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Wonderful beachfront home!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property just as described! We had a wonderful week and the home was equipped with all essentials needed to enjoy fun for all ages.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Immaculate property that shows both the pride of the owners and their desire to accommodate their guests. Debbie was very helpful and a pleasure to deal with. As other reviewers have noted, the house and kitchen are well equipped and I can't think of anything that we would liked to have had that wasn't already there. Drinking morning coffee on the deck, listening and watching the waves, and enjoying the weather made for a great stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Once we jumped thru the hoops that VRBO put up for a last minute reservation, I enjoyed the banter we had going via text! I hope your houseguest enjoyed our Carolina coast also, please come again!
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Perfect vacation home

  • 5 of 5

This was the best experience our family has ever had with a vacation home!!! The decor was beautiful and was so well equipped. Absolutely go to the house first before you stop at the grocery store - the house had cleaning products in ever bathroom, kitchen and even laundry detergent. There were spices in the kitchen, foil, etc. The owners were very responsive when we had questions. Our family hopes to go back yearly!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI! Thank you for your review, i really appreciate it. You have described what I hope every guest experiences. I try to have what I have at home, and my guests appreciate it. You were so "together" with your calmness at an impeding hurricane (IRMA/ Sept. 2017)and matter of fact attitude, realizing I do not control the weather :-)! I am glad for us, that Irma did not hit land on the NC Coast but I am so happy that your family trip was able to happen! I heard you all had family pictures done also, would love to hear who you used! Please contact me to hold a 2018 week!
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Great overall with a minor hiccup

  • 4 of 5

The location and views from this house are wonderful. The layout inside is nice as well and they really set you up for a wonderful stay. We did have an issue upon arrival where we had dirty sheets and towels waiting for us. We didn't get clean ones until after 9:30 at night. After traveling all day and many in our group wanting to shower or head to bed, we couldn't as we had no towels or sheets yet. Being told "we are busy" just wasn't cutting it when we had reported the issue around 3pm. The owner was aware and admitted she forgot to place the order. She tried to help as much as she could. It was a frustration on day 1, but certainly didn't ruin our trip. This was truly a great place and we would stay again in a heartbeat. I already miss the decks there as we spent a ton of time sitting out there. In fact, on our last day, I sat down on the couch in the family room and realized it was the 1st time I was even in that room all week. Our time was spent on the decks, at the pool and at the beach. The public beach access next to the house made for great people watching. We recommend going to Beaches and Cream, they have the best ice cream. Main Street Grill was good too. Thanks Debbie for some great vacation memories!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful family vacation retreat

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect! Plenty of space for everyone with all the amenities. It made it so easy coming from across the country with and 8 month old! Thank you for helping to make our family vacation a success.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Provision Company
"During the summer there usually is live music on the outside deck (where you will wait for t..."
Haley's Ice Cream Store
"Surf/beach shop downstairs, street side, with ice cream shop on oceanfront side upstairs! W..."
Holden Beach Fishing Pier
"$1 entrance, diner located here."
Patronies Pizza
"Off the island, about 10-12 minutes down the road going towards Hwy 17. Try their calzone, r..."
Lighthouse Gifts Inc
"Plan on having time when you go in here, because it is not a quick look! Very nice gift/acc..."
Paradise Cafe -- CLOSED
"On the island dining. Last time I checked they'd even deliver."
Castaways Raw Bar and Grill
"Wonderful 2nd story outdoor dining, facing ocean or intercoastal! Inside open air dining also."
Seafood Barn
"Great family dining. Right on the causeway over the bridge towards the Food Lion."
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Wilmington NC (ILM) or Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)
Car: necessary

Holden Beach is a sea turtle sanctuary. Turtle Talk is held every week during the summer for those interested. Sightings of turtle hatchings happen in the summer with the local 'Turtle Patrol' counting nests and hatchings, and protecting the nests. Holden Beach is located in a golf course rich area!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning incl. $0
Refundable damage deposit $250
Property Damage Protection $79
Bed Linens are included $0
Tax Rate 12.75%

POOL HEAT $375/week. as of 2018

Accidental Damage insurance is mandatory for our rentals and most will have a small refundable damage deposit also.

SECURITY DEPOSIT: Owners' discretion, based on # of people , children, and past history. This is in addition to "accidental damage insurance" which is mandatory for both of my homes.

Cleaning and Bed Linens are always included. **During Prime Weeks (see rate chart) I also included bath towel sets. For a very small fee, a beach towel can be included.

*****For Non Prime weeks (all but summer) towels can be arranged by me for a nominal cost/pp. Please ask.

I collect $250 hold fee for any advance year reservation, non refundable if reservation is not completed, but applies to cost if one proceeds with contract and first payment.
2018: VRBO mandates that their fee and insurance be paid at the "holding" time also. In 2018 it was a minimum of $715.00 that had to be collected to hold a week in an advance year. VRBO states their fees would be refundable should guest cancel prior to January of the year one is renting. Owner discretion on the $250 fee whether that would be refundable if you hold a week for months prior to January of any given year.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.