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'BEACH HOUSE' is an Oceanview 6 BR / 4 Bath with a 3 min walk to BEACH

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Space 2,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Come and enjoy our beautiful 2900 sq ft 6 bedroom, 4 bath beach house located just across the street from the ocean on a quiet dead end street with direct ocean access and only a two minute walk to the beach.

Our beach home is located in walking distance to the Ft. Fisher Civil War Museum, Ft. Fisher Battleground, Ft. Fisher State Park, and the North Carolina Aquarium.

Bring your bike and walking shoes to enjoy beautiful scenic views along the ocean and Fort Fisher which is the most beautiful spot on the Carolina coast with the Cape Fear river to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

The town of Kure Beach which is only one mile away has several wonderful restaurants and a walk on the Kure Beach Fishing Pier is always a great end to your evening with a delicious ice cream cone. Kure has a public area at the Joe Eakes Park on K ave. with Tennis Courts, Frisbee Golf, and a childs Play Area. Carolina Beach is only a couple of miles north and has an active commercial area with restaurants, charter fishing boats, specialty shops, banks, amusement park with rides, and beach rentals for bikes, kayaks, golf carts, etc.

The Ft. Fisher Ferry to the Historic village of Southport is only two miles away from our house. A Ferry ride to this quaint fishing village is a great afternoon activity for the family (and a great bargain--only $5 per car for a beautiful 30 minute cruise on the Cape Fear River. Have lunch at one of the waterfront restaurants and shop in the specialty and antique shops located in the heart of the historic district.

Wilmington is just 20 minutes away and is home to the Battleship North Carolina, Screen Gem Movie Studios, Carriage Rides through the historic district and along the waterfront, Antique Shops, and the Beautiful River Walk.

Boating

There are four areas to launch your boat on the Island. The North end which is about four miles from here has a free parking & launching area and another in the State Park with a launching fee. The South end has a free public ramp about two miles away and a ramp at the Air Force Recreation Area on the Cape Fear River.

The last two are for smaller craft or flat bottom boats.

HOUSE FEATURES

6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms

The main level of the house has a spacious living room with TV & DVD.The dining area (which includes seating for six, plus four seats at counter and table for two on the deck) and a fully stocked kitchen are conveniently located in this great room area. This level also has a bedroom with a Queen bed and a full bath. The family room opens to a large ocean view deck for relaxing after your day at the beach or sightseeing.

The second level has three bedrooms and two baths, (Master has a King bed, balcony with ocean views and double vanity bathroom with Jacuzzi and separate shower. Bedroom II is a spacious room with a King bed and the third bedroom has twin beds. These two bedrooms share a hall bath.

The fifth bedroom is located on the ground level and has a queen bed.The sixth bedroom is adjacent to this and has a pyramid bunk bed with a double on the bottom and a twin on the top. These two bedrooms share a spacious bath. A second family room area is also located on this level which is a great get-away for the Kids or Dads. It has a 45' flat screen TV with DVD player. This room also has a sofa with a queen size bed.

Outside there is a enclosed shower and because the house faces north to south; in the morning the front porch is shady and in the afternoon when returning from the beach; the rear deck is shady. The house also is surrounded by lots of trees for additional shade.

Since there is no through traffic on our street it is a safe place for children. You can take a cooler to the beach; but it really is not necessary because the refrigerator is only 2 min. away. Beachfront convenience without Beachfront prices.

Rents Saturday to Saturday during Prime Season

Check in time is 3:00 pm & check out time is 10:00 am

More Details

Owner
Mike Lawson
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 13, 2017

About Mike Lawson

We have been coming to Kure Beach for years and bought an Ocean front condo in 2001. After several years we decided that we would rather be off the ocean with more privacy, space, and SHADE! We love the quaint atmosphere of Pleasure Island and the less commercial area of Kure Beach. Historic Fort Fisher is

just 2/10 mi from our house and the residential area ends there resulting in less traffic and a wonderful area to walk and ride bikes. We love to walk around the FF battleground with the Cape Fear River on one side and the Ocean on the other. This area of the Island is truly beautiful. We love taking the Ferry to South Port and eating lunch on the water at the Provision Co. (good food-good atmosphere). Sometimes we ride our bikes (only $2 per bike & just 1 mi to SP). We are fortunate to live only 2 1/2 hrs away in Raleigh & enjoy escaping to paradise whenever we get the chance. You will not be disappointed with 'BEACH HOUSE'.

Mike Lawson purchased this house in 2008

What makes this house unique

The main living area and the lower level rec room provides additional relaxing areas for all guests. Direct Beach access. Ample parking area. No neighborhood restrictions for boat parking. Nice backyard with lower level patio for grilling. Quiet street with very little traffic.

Amenities

Kure Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outside Shower - outdoor shower
  • Bathroom 1 is in the Master bedroom Bathroom 2 is shared by two bedrooms on 3rd floor Bathroom 3 is adjacent to bedroom on 2nd floor Bathroom 4 is shared by two bedrooms on 1st floor
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 bunk bed , Pyramid bed w/ full size bottom bunk
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Spacious room with lg double closet.
    Master bedroom - 1 king , Large bedroom w/2 lg closets, & bath with jacuzzi
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Has large walk in closet
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Large Rm. with two double closets.
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
  • There are six bedrooms. Two bedrooms on the third floor have King size beds and one bedroom on the third floor has twin beds. The bedroom on the second floor has a queen size bed. There is a pack-n-play crib available. The first floor den area has a queen sofa bed.The first floor bedroom has a queen bed and the adjoining bedroom has a pyramid bunk bed with a double on the bottom and single on top. The first floor family room has a queen sofa bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our Favorite Activities within 2 Miles of the House! North Carolina Aquarium Ferry to Seaport town of Historic Southport Fort Fisher Battle Groundl Kure Beach Fishing Pier Playground with tennis courts & frisby golf court

Reviews

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'BEACH HOUSE' is an Oceanview 6 BR / 4 Bath with a 3 min walk to BEACH
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews
5

Family Wedding at Kure Beach

  • 5 of 5

We attended a family wedding at Kure Beach and needed a place for our family of 11 people to fit comfortably. This was the perfect house with more than enough room. There are 3 levels to the house which gave us adequate room for all 3 couples and our 5 grandchildren.

The house and grounds were in impeccable condition -beautifully decorated, clean and like "home away from home". The owner was extremely attentive and was genuinely concerned about our experience. He suggested restaurants & attractions in great detail to make sure our beach trip was good. Since we stayed only 3 full days, our time was limited to do everything we wanted to do.

The beach was only a 2 minute walk which was ideal. We did visit the Fort Fisher Aquarium (1 mile away), Kure Beach pier, the beach, and the grandchildren enjoyed playing around the shaded yard of the home.

This home was perfect for our family get away. We will definitely be coming back!!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Beach Trip

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful beach home! Mike was great to work with. His home has everything you could wish for in a vacation rental. The house is literally 2 minutes walk to the beach, but is set back from the main road, so it is nice and quiet. It was spotless on arrival. The house is very well equipped with more than enough cookware and utensils. Our party consisted of 8 adults, 4 children and a baby. We had plenty of room for everyone. A great time was had by all and we would definitely rent this home again.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house, great location

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in Kure Beach and we had such a great time. The house had more than enough space for the 6 adults and 2 toddlers in our party. The house was fully stocked and the layout worked nicely for us. So much extra space on the first floor with the 2 bedrooms,bathroom and the extra living room. The outdoor shower was great, especially for the kids after coming back from the beach. One of the best parts of the house was that there was a great deal of shade surrounding the house and yard, which was nice to come back to after being out in the sun all day. The backyard was a nice little retreat. And being on a quiet street and off the main road was just another level of comfort with having little ones but still a very easy walk to the beach. The house is in close proximity to the aquarium, the pier, restaurants, and the Southport ferry. Had a wonderful week!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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'Beach House' vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this beautiful, spacious home with the lovely beach décor. We had 12 people in the house, including 5 children, and there was room for everyone. We loved the outdoor shower, particularly on the way back from a day at the beach with the little ones, along with the availability of a washer and dryer! Kitchen was well stocked with everything you'd need to prepare meals. The location to the beach was just a short walk, and we did take advantage of the restaurants and the carnival at night for the children, along with a visit to the local ice cream shop. Spent one day in Southport, enjoying the quaint and homey atmosphere of this charming seaside town, with the antique stores and unusual little shops; and the grandkids loved the ferry ride. It was a relaxing and comfortable home for us, and we thank Mike and his family for sharing it with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House, Great location!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful, well maintained house in a great location. Close enough to kure Beach pier, restaurants, Carolina Beach amusements, Fort Fisher, the aquarium for family fun. And right across the street from the beach. Multiple public beach access points to suit your needs. The house really did have everything we needed. A well stocked kitchen, convenient laundry, updated appliances... even a private outdoor shower! There are upgrades in furnishings that are not in the pictures. Nice surprise! There was plenty of room for 6 adults, 2 teens and 4 youngsters to spread out! Older folks can avoid to many stairs, entrances on lower and main levels. The owner Mike, was always accessible, very pleasant and helpful! We had a great time! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House, Great Beach

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, with plenty of space for 14 adults. The kitchen had everything we needed. I liked that it was in the quiet/secluded part of the beach. It was also very close to grocery stores, restaurants, Gas, and entertainment. Nice backyard, with a good grill, for outdoor activities. Mike was also very helpful and easy to get in touch with, for any questions.

Our group had a great time, and we will definitely keep Mike in mind for future trips!

A note about the beach: when we were there, (early July 2017) The steps from the public access point to the beach were being eroded by high tide. This would be difficult if you are carrying a lot, have children, or have trouble walking. There is another close public access point, if this concerns you. However, this did not take away from our beach experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you liked our house and the quaint quiet area of Kure Beach and Fort Fisher. So sorry if access caused any inconvenience for you. We were there with our family the second week of June and access was fine. I did find out from friends that there was a noreaster that occurred afterwards that apparently caused some erosion. This usually corrects as Mother Nature brings the sand back.
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Summer Rates are Weekly only from Saturday-June 4 through Saturday-August 27
Holidays:
Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day Weekend are 3 night minimum at $450 per night
Off Season Rates:
September 8 - May 20 are 3 night minimum at $400 per night or $2500 per week

Linens are not provided, but may be rented at Seaside Linens (phone - 888-777-2700)
This is a NO SMOKING rental
This is a NO PET rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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