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Oceanfront, Sweet Life on Holden Beach, 4 Bedroom, Family Vacation Home

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Two Decks, Stunning Beach/ocean View, Private Beach Access

La Dolce Vita is a beautiful oceanfront beach house located on the amazing family oriented Holden Beach. This home was just completed in March of 2013. Holden Beach was voted top 10 family beaches and is a family friendly, non-commercialized, perfect spot for anyone who wants a break and loves the beach. The entire island is rental homes. This allows for families to relax and enjoy the spectacular beach without crowds of people. Holden Beach has several fun restaurants but no fast food or commercial shopping at all. The island is 7 miles long. A short bridge links the island to the mainland where more restaurants, shopping, and nightlife can be found if you like. We are conveniently located approx. 1/2 mile east of the bridge.

La Dolce Vita is a 2000 sq ft House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 10) brand new, luxury oceanfront home with spacious rooms and large windows with views of ocean. Large expanse of uncrowded beach in front of house. Private walkway from house to beach. Two large decks overlooking nothing but ocean!

Beautiful decor with lots of extras: Two family rooms, large well equipped kitchen, great views of ocean from inside of home, two large ocean front decks with rockers, laundry room, dining table combined with a counter bar that will seat up to 12, master bedroom with stunning view of ocean, two more bedrooms each with one queen bed, one more bedroom with four twin XL bunk beds, and large expanse of uncrowded beach, outdoor table and chairs, outdoor enclosed shower, wireless high speed internet connection, 4 TVs, DVD, well equipped kitchen, ceiling fans, quiet and private.

More Details

Mary Jo Werle
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 3, 2017

About Mary Jo Werle

Owners are Dale and Mary Jo Werle. We are from Cincinnati Ohio area; we both grew up in Cincinnati and have 5 children. We have vacationed on the Carolina Coast most of our lives and fell in love with this location. We are very excited to have a beach house located at our family's favorite vacation spot.

Mary Jo Werle purchased this house in 2013

Why Mary Jo Werle chose Southern Coast

We have been vacationing in Holden beach for 28 years now. We are excited to finally have a vacation home of our own here. Our five children have grown to love the Holden Beach area as we do. Our intent is to create a comfortable vacation home where you can create memories with your family as we have been blessed to do with ours.

What makes this house unique

We love the Beach here - non-commercialized, family oriented, not crowded, simply beautiful. Our home was designed to allow maximum space for families to spend time together: large kitchen, two family rooms and two large decks overlooking nothing but sand and ocean. Perfect place to create wonderful memories and escape the commotion of the daily grind.


Holden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
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
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Shower with seat and two sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bathroom adjoins bedroom and hallway
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Shower with seat and safety rails,1st floor, adjoins bdrm
  • Tiled floor in all bathrooms.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Unobstructed view of Ocean! Private master bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Adjoining bathrooms
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Adjoining bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 4 bunk bed , 4 twin XL beds, 2 sets of twin XL bunk beds
  • Bedrooms sleep 10, total of 4 bedrooms, 3 with a queen bed in each and one bedroom with 2 built in bunk beds with twin XL beds. Each bedroom has a ceiling fan and are beautifully decorated.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
On the island less than a mile away is a rental company that rents Bikes, Kayaks, beach items, household items, and much more.


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Oceanfront, Sweet Life on Holden Beach, 4 Bedroom, Family Vacation Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews

Third time happy!

  • 5 of 5

House still lovely as ever. Love the added additional privacy to the deck and outside shower. Much more beach front. Even had a tidal pool towards the end of the week. Can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved the house. It was perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our family. We all were very happy. The covered porch was great, especially for the 13 month old baby who we couldn't take down to the beach because he wouldn't stop eating the sand. Two concerns and they are small I needed more sauce pans with lids and the refrigerator never seemed to get things cold enough for our liking. That said, we loved the house and look forward to staying there again next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

this is the cleanest, most up to date and convenient house we've ever stayed in! We've been guests of Mary Jo and Dale's for 5 years now and can't imagine staying anywhere else. Modern amenities are abundant in La Dolce Vita and there's not a better value anywhere on the beach! Thanks for allowing us to make this our home away from home every year! Can't wait to get back in 2018!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Three years in a row - best rental experience ever.

  • 5 of 5

We have now rented this house three times (once per year for three years), and each time it has been absolutely perfect! Communication with the owners is great, the house itself it great, everything is well furnished and well cared for. It simply could not be a better experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our third vacation spent in this beautiful house right on the beach. We highly recommend it. The house is comfortable and beautifully decorated. The kitchen is well equipped. We love the ocean views from the upper deck. It's the perfect setting for a great beach vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Low Key and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Very beautiful oceanfront home. There were a few rainy days but by the end of the week it was nice and sunny. The beach was not crowded and made it nice with less congestion. It was nice to just look out and see the ocean. The house was stocked with all our needs except a handicap lift. There were tons of shells. We mostly cooked our meals but did enjoy Jeromes steak house/buffet. They give you huge portions. Look forward in returning.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Wilmington, NC
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Lockwood Folly
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Captain Pete's
Nearest Beach
Holden Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.75%

Housekeeping is included

$500 reservation / damage deposit. contact owner

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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