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96 footsteps from house to beach! Newly renovated!

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights


About the property

Oceanfront 5 Bedroom And 3 Baths

White Caps is right on the beach and you will love the ease of going from your home to oceanfront. At the end of the walkway there is a short sand path (no climbing over dunes or trying to avoid prickly sea grass) to reach the white sand of Holden Beach. You don’t need to “pack for the day” to hang out on the beach as the kitchen and restrooms in the house are easily accessed.

As soon as you open the front door, you see the ocean and feel the breeze. Immediately you start to unwind. Vast windows allow a view of the ocean from anywhere in the open living area. From the kitchen, you can clearly see your friends, children or family on the beach as if they are in your backyard at home.

White Caps is open and airy with a large sitting area indoors for those wanting to talk the night away with friends or space to quietly read a book in your own corner. The covered back deck has a large picnic table and rocking chairs to enjoy each other’s company or quietly contemplate the wonders of the ocean.

There are five large, comfortable bedrooms (two are ocean front) and three full baths. There are beds for 12 comfortably without the hassle of trying to manage sleeper sofas or futons. All mattresses are newly purchased! The upstairs bedrooms have covered balconies with ceiling fans – one overlooking the ocean and the other overlooking the marshlands across the street. Each bedroom has a new flat screen TV that accesses all cable options. There are 5 queen beds and 2 twins.

The kitchen is fully equipped and there is an outside charcoal grill. The dining table seats 10 with 4 counter spots as well.

White Caps is located on the 900 block with only ocean front and second row homes. There is no public access nearby so your beach remains quiet and serene for friends and family.

Outside there is a shower as you come up the walkway with bench seating around the open sundeck. This is a great spot for everyone to gather to watch the sunset or, if early risers, sunrise. There is also an enclosed shower with hot and cold water outside.

Kids of all ages have plenty of safe areas for biking or walking without ever being in a high traffic area. Go snorkeling, build a sandcastle or watch the sunset. Come to do as little or as much as you want.

More Details

Ronnie & Sheila Israel
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Ronnie & Sheila Israel

We have wanted a home on Holden Beach for quite sometime. We were able to achieve this goal in November of 2013. This is the place that I want my grandkids to talk about when they go back to school in the fall and look forward to going to all year long. We have always lived in the mountains of western North Carolina, but have always wanted to retire here. Now we spend as much time as possible here on the island. Thank you for sharing this place with us.

Ronnie & Sheila Israel purchased this house in 2013

Why Ronnie & Sheila Israel chose Southern Coast

The west end of Holden Beach is serene and seems almost untouched by the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We traveled the entire eastern coast along with the western coast of Florida and always came back to Holden Beach. This house gave us the perfect opportunity to make it our own.

What makes this house unique

As soon as we entered the door and stood looking directly at the ocean, we were sold. The sunrises and sunsets are amazing.


Holden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bath - toilet , shower , Connects to Bedroom I
    Jack and Jill - toilet , combination tub/shower , Connects Bedrooms II and III
    Upstairs Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Between Bedrooms IV and V
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom III - 1 queen , Connects to Jack and Jill
    Bedroom V - 1 queen , Private, Covered Balcony
    Bedroom I - 1 queen , Connects to Downstairs Bath
    Bedroom II - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Connects to Jack and Jill
    Bedroom IV - 1 king , Private, Covered Balcony
  • Brand new beds in all!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

96 footsteps from house to beach! Newly renovated!
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
Chapel Hill, NC

A cut above – we most certainly will be back next year.

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I have gotten together for an annual beach trip for the past 13 years. This year was our first year staying outside of the Outer Banks of North Carolina. I have to say, after experiencing Shiela & Ronnie's wonderful beach home, it will be quite some time before we return to the Outer Banks - Holden Beach is our new destination.

The home is perfect for a party of 5 to 10 people. It's proximity to the beach is perfect with respect to the other 'oceanfront' properties we have visited. It was very nicely appointed (newly renovated, it appears) and to be quite honest, much nicer than the rental properties in which we have booked in many parts of the Outer Banks and Wrightsville Beach.

From Carova to Buxton, White Caps is unparalleled. We were so impressed that by mid-week, we decided that we would return to White Caps next year. Normally, there are one or two dissenting voices when we try to choose our next place to stay for our annual beach trip, but there was absolutely no disagreement about where we will be next year.

From the five of us, Ronnie and Shiela, our deepest gratitude and sincerest compliments. Have a great summer.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Moneta (Smith Mountain Lake)

Cozy house, wonderful hosts ...

  • 5 of 5

The Whitecaps was a terrific setting for hosting our summer ending vacation with the kids and grandchildren. The home is extremely comfortable, cozy and very nicely decorated. The short walk from the house to the beach is a big plus, especially in transporting toddlers. You could not ask for better home owners than Ronnie and Sheila Israel, as they take a personal interest to ensure your stay at The Whitecaps is perfect!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean and homey, beachy, well located!

  • 4 of 5

Great arrangement of bedrooms and baths. Plenty of kitchen utensils, dishes, etc. Beach and weather were perfect. Netflix great for the kids. The house stayed plenty cool. A little crowded in the kitchen, limited pantry space, and inconvenience of the washer- dryer in downstairs bathroom but easily adjusted to. Great home. Thanks for letting us stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chapel Hill

Fantastic house, well cared for, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a perfect week! The house is so clean and well put together. It's pretty without being fussy. The little touches add up (soap in all the bathrooms, well stocked kitchen, comfortable beds) . We love this house, it's got a great beach and no crowds.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation Location

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at White Caps was wonderful. The view of the beach from the house, inside or out on the deck was great. This is the first beach house we have rented that had its own personal walkway to the beach and we loved it. The home and beds were comfortable. The Holden Beach area was very easy to travel and you didn't have to travel too far to shop at some the local gift shops. Also, if you like antique shopping, there are several antique shops in and around the Holden Beach area that are close. There was a total of 11 people in our party with ages ranging from 1 - 74 and everyone enjoyed their stay. We are planning to return again next year. The Jennings Family

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owners are very easy to work with!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at White Caps. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen was well equipped, the second refrigerator was great to have, and the ocean front view was wonderful!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Holden Beach is ideally located on North Carolina's coast. In minutes you can be in Historic Wilmington, North Carolina or on the Grand Strand of Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. End your day with a relaxing meal of your choice from one of the numerous and outstanding restaurants in the area, or should you choose to stay in and grill while watching a glorious sunset.


Rates & Availability

Holden Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 5 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Oct 28 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
Mid Winter
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 30 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Mar 31 2018 - Apr 27 2018
7 night minimum stay
Apr 28 2018 - Jun 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jun 2 2018 - Aug 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 4 2018 - Sep 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 8 2018 - Oct 26 2018
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.75%

Cancellations that are made more than sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date are subject to a 5% cancellation fee or $50.00, whichever is greater. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within sixty (60) days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and reservation deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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