Beautiful Oceanfront Home with Elevator

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Last updated: 10/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The Tern Inn is the perfect way to spend your vacation with family or friends.

This beautiful, pet-friendly, 2-story home was created with your family and friends in mind. We have a custom-made, ten foot dining table that easily seats 14, two separate sitting rooms with cable television and DVD players and private baths attached to each of the four bedrooms. We have over 35 windows that offer beautiful views of the ocean or Intracoastal Waterway so you can relax and enjoy the view from anywhere in the house.

We are also one of the few handicap equipped homes on the island with an elevator for easy accessibility and a full-size handicap bathroom with fully equipped shower.

You will fall instantly in love with rocking in the chairs on the back deck while taking in the breathtaking views of the ocean that have made Holden Beach one of the most popular family beaches around.

We have stocked our home to help you forget about the busyness of life and fall in love with kicking off your shoes and getting back in touch with fun and relaxation. We offer a library of books for your vacation reading downtime and boogie boards & sand toys for the kids (ok, the adults too). You can even come straight off the beach to the private outdoor shower and picnic area on the ground floor.

We love our beach house and we think you will too. For larger families or groups, consider renting our additional oceanfront property 'Sandcastle' (VRBO # 442909) next door.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Elevator services all three floors of this home

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be 25 years or older to rent this property....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Oceanfront Queen: 1 queen

    Private Bathroom...moreless

  • Twin Bedroom : 2 twin/ single

    2 Twin beds and TV with cable....moreless

  • Oceanfront King: 1 king

    Master with TV/Cable, Private Bathroom & Walk-In Closet...moreless

  • Queen Bedroom: 1 queen

    Has TV/Cable and private bathroom...moreless

  • Upstairs Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Has TV/Cable and Queen-size sleeper sofa...moreless

  • Sleeps 10 in beds (including sleeper sofa) and 2 more on couches.

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Handicap Full Bath: toilet, shower

    Handicap shower with shower chair and toilet with side rails...moreless

  • Oceanfront King Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Twin Room Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Oceanfront Queen Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Queen Room Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower



  • Books:

    We have a paperback book library for your reading pleasure....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    DVD Player downstairs....moreless

  • Games:

    We have playing cards, poker set, Yahtzee, etc....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable box in every television location....moreless

  • Television:

    New 51'' flat screen TV in Living Room. Also, TV in upstairs den and in two bedrooms....moreless

  • Toys:

    We have sand/beach toys for your days on the beach....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Large dining table that accommodates 12-14. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    Elevator services all three floors of this home...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi available....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room:

    There is a large living room on the first floor as well as a smaller den with sleeper sofa on top floor of home. ...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    3 land-line telephones. 1 on each floor and inside elevator....moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully functional kitchen with coffee maker, dishwasher, and microwave....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck has 8 rockers and a full-size picnic table....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Porch with picnic table (carport area) and large outdoor shower....moreless



Write a review 5
from 28 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 17 - Oct 28, 2016
7 night min stay

Oct 29 - Dec 31, 2016
7 night min stay

Jan 1 - Feb 24, 2017
7 night min stay

Early Spring
Feb 25 - Mar 31, 2017
7 night min stay

Apr 1 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

Spring Resort
May 27 - Jun 9, 2017
7 night min stay

Jun 10 - Aug 18, 2017
7 night min stay

Fall Resort
Aug 19 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

Early Fall
Sep 2 - Sep 22, 2017
7 night min stay

Sep 23 - Dec 1, 2017
7 night min stay

Dec 2 - Dec 31, 2017
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Vary Check In/Out $75 $0
  • Pet Fee $240 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Bed Linens(14/bed*6=$84) $0
  • Tax Rate 12.75%


Rates and availability are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking

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Last updated: 10/17/2016
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Manager info

Year Purchased: 2003

About: Our family has been coming to Holden for years. We tent camped in the 50's and were hooked. Now our kids are all grown (our oldest son and his wife, Donald, and his family are pict with children of their own and we are blessed to be able to enjoy our kids and grand-kids! Debbie, our daughter-in-law, is the rental manager and the one you are corresponding with as you stay with us. We hope you will enjoy your stay and that Holden Beach will become your favorite place like it is ours.

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • Suitable for wheelchair access

    Suitable for wheelchair access

  • Beautiful view from Holden Beach Bridge.

    Beautiful view from Holden Beach Bridge.

  • Seating for 10 at big table and 3 at bar

    Seating for 10 at big table and 3 at bar

VRBO #443639

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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