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Holden Beach Luxury Dunes Home

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)


Beautiful, two-level, luxury, duplex home located on quiet street at "The Family Beach." Perfect for one, two, or three couples, small families.

Fantastic views from five decks. Backs up to marshland, Intercoastal Waterway - watch the boats go by from the multi-level back decks. Half block from beach with semi-private access (no public access there means less crowd)- undeveloped lots in front provide for great ocean views and sounds. See the ocean and listen to the waves crash as you relax on either of the two front decks. All decks are furnished, recently painted/stained and lower decks and patio provide shade if desired.

Recently renovated with fresh paint, carpet, and furniture inside. Light colors and picture windows on three of four walls give great bright and open feel, very sunny. We recently updated the Master bedroom with new twin mattresses that convert to a King if desired. Families seem to appreciate the flexibility.

On the right day you will see one of the most beautiful sunsets imaginable off of our back decks.

Updated, Florida Villa style decorations. Comfortable furnishings, breakfast bar, vaulted ceilings, well equipped kitchen are a few living features. Dining and breakfast bar seats seven for meals.

Three TVs (36 inch big screen in living room, wall-mounted flat screen 20 inch in master, 19 inch in guest), DVD, VCR, home theatre, cd player and digital cable provide in-house entertainment options. Puzzles, games and movies are available for rainy days and relaxing out of the sun.

Large backyard, barbecue/picnic area. Paved cement patio, driveway and under-house (on pilings) parking for multiple vehicles/boat. An outdoor shower and changing area are available for cleaning up the family after the beach.

Full weeks only during summer. Nightly rentals available (minimum stay) in offseason or last-minute during high-season if vacant, please feel free to email, we are very busy but will get back to you.

Holden has a variety of restaurant options, boutique shopping and world class golf within a few miles. It is very unique in that there are numerous entertainment, dining, recreation and shopping optons on one side of the "big bridge", while the island itself across the bridge is mainly houses, quiet and peaceful. It is the quiet getaway many are looking for, with the conveniences to make it enjoyable right there as well.

Boat, jet-ski rentals available at HB Marina. Fishing and crabbing areas readily available.

We love our "home away from home" and think you will too. We have traveled all over the world and find Holden to be the best beach anywhere for a relaxing, quiet, courteous coastal vacation.

Please see renter feedback/comments and contact us with any concerns. We are very easy to work with and understand that this non-traditional rental situation (directly from owner) is new to some, we are confident you will be pleased with the experience.

Additional photos available upon request.

Enjoy, Eric and Jamie.

Keywords: Duplex Home

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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017


Holden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Two twins convert to king if desired
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) These can be converted to a King easily., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sleeper sofa.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Central Air Conditioning, Digital Upper-tier Cable, TV (3), 2 VCR, 2 DVD, Outside Shower, No Smoking & No Pets


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Holden Beach Luxury Dunes Home
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

Thanks for letting us use your home Eric!!

  • 4 of 5

Even though the weather was not cooperative we still enjoyed our week. Eric, the owner, was so wonderful to work with. Anything we needed he responded in a very timely manner. We usually stay beachfront but due to booking so late and with just two of us we decided to stay back off the beach. It wasn't my first choice but all in all the place had what we needed. Very quiet street and close to beach access.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very good, Had a wonderful time.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at Holden Beach N C, great place to stay.

Owner great to work with.

No traffic jams. Very quite.

If you want to rest this is the place. Beach not crowded.

Thank you Erick for sharing your condo.

Loved the Turtles and Frogs.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week with our 2 kids. The condo is spacious and comfy. The views from all of the decks are amazing. At night, it's so quiet and relaxing. You can sit on the top deck, hear nothing but the ocean and see a sky full of stars. We loved the outside shower after a long day at the beach. The beach itself is a short walk and private at that. The owners are awesome! Very responsive and accommodating. The condo has everything you need. I would recommend a beach buggy if you're taking a lot to the beach. Also if you have bikes, bring them, there is so many places to ride. Would stay again for sure.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Family Rental.. Close to beach and great views!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year to rent this home and Highly recommend. This year we had 7 of us (with the youngest being 13) and it still worked fine. Eric is great to deal with and fast to respond to any issues that arise. This year we had a problem with the dishwasher when we arrived (it was filled with water) and the sofa bed was hard to open and close. Eric sent a handyman over ( on a Sunday, the poor man had to drive 3 hours) but Eric was certain to make it right for us. We did not continue to use the sofa bed as it was still hard to maneuver and we were afraid of damaging it and luckily our kids did not mind sleeping on a floor or snuggling in the king bed so you may want to check this out before using it.

The views from the front porches are great to see and listen to the ocean. The back porches were great and this year we were able to watch 2 deer almost every day in our back yard / on the strip of land. One night we even got to watch a deer go under our carport and cross the road to join the other two that were in the yard across the street.

The walk to the beach in only minutes away, even our in laws had no problems walking it.

The house is comfortable with games, books, TV's in all the rooms, and cleaning supplies. There are plenty of cooking utensils if you do not go out to eat daily.

Again I highly recommend this home and look forward to staying there again next year to make it 3 years in a row!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Friendly Beach House, Located Near Private Beach Access.

  • 5 of 5

What a great house and location! We recently rented this Beach house for a week long family vacation and were not disappointed. Holden beach is a very small beach and very family friendly. The beach house was very well cared for and *CLEAN* with ocean views from the front decks.The two bedrooms had more than enough pillows and blankets. Both bedrooms have a TV and the bedroom at the back of the house has a DVD player so our 3 year old son was able to watch our DVD's if he woke up early. There is a washer and dryer as well as a dishwasher which were both very helpful to have. There is dining seating for 9 between the bar stools, table and other dining chairs. We brought our own cleaning supplies because usually rental homes do not have anything to properly clean with, only to find they had everything you could need. The beach access is not public and very easy to find, because its private it was never crowded. The walk to the beach was probably three minutes from the house and is basically "across the street". We did not use the outside shower because our son prefers the water hose but there is an outside shower, water hose and laundry line to pin up your towels and swim suits. There are 4 different decks so you can enjoy the sunrise as well as the sunset. There are also 2 full bathrooms and a half downstairs which was is wonderful when traveling with children!

We had such a wonderful experience at this home and plan to come back again in the future. The owners are very easy to deal with and respond quickly through your preferred mode of contact (email, text, phone call). The refundable deposit amount is reasonable as are the payments and rental amount for weekly or nightly visits. I would recommend this beach house to anyone. The only thing I would be suggest to be aware of is the pull out couch. It can be difficult to close. We used it in an effort to "spread out" more with in the home. When I initially could not get it closed, I text the owner and he offered to send over a handy man! Again, a wonderful testament to the care and service this couple offers their renters. My husband arrived later in the morning and was able to get it closed with out issue but people with less muscle mass should probably just leave it closed.

Again, I RECOMMEND this house to anyone looking for a nice vacation. You will not be disappointed. Bring your swimsuit, sheets, towels and sunblock and you will have everything you need to enjoy your time at the beach. We did!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, relaxed beach house

  • 5 of 5

We rented June 2014. Owner is very easy to deal with and extremely responsive. The house is located 5 min from beach where there is no public access. Half mile to town hall, can walk to several restaurants (Capt Petes) and easy access to bridge. All appliances and A/C worked extremely well. Comfortable lodgings. Enough pots and pans to cook in kitchen. Enjoyed the fans throughout the house. One morning, saw a deer off the back porch overlooking IC. All neighbors very quiet. Brunswick Road is great to be on because no traffic like the main road. We had never been to this beach before but will be back.

Suggestion -- the room with the 2 twins that make a king bed is much larger than the second bedroom with a double. Can sleep 4 comfortably.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Holden Beach House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $55
Refundable damage deposit $250

We ask for a separate security deposit check in the amount of $250. We do not cash these checks, just hold them until a damage check is done upon departure. We either return or destroy them upon successful check-out.

We have been very lucky, have never had any damage beyond normal wear and tear, and have never taken anyone's deposit monies in 11 years of self-renting.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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