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A Family Friendly Beachfront Retreat

Bedrooms 2
Space 828 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Condo, sleeps 6

Beautiful, newly renovated condo with private beach access! Our condo is on the 2nd floor with fantastic views of the ocean and ocean front pool. Offers a master bedroom, two full baths, guest bedroom with two twin beds, sleep sofa queen bed, pack and play if needed, fully equipped kitchen including oven, range large refridgerator, microwave, coffee maker, blender, toaster, dishwasher. Washer/dryer in unit, three flat screen TVs (living room and master bedroom with premium cable). Two DVD players, free WiFi, new keyless entry system, and much more. Please note our condo is on the second floor of a three story building with stairs and no elevator.


Our beach is accessible by 2 private walkways, features coastal dunes, soft creamy sand, fantastic surf for surfing and boogie boarding... and great beach combing. We have beach chairs, umbrella, boogie boards and other beach toys for your use while visiting. Outside showers to rinse off at the walkways.

Just a few blocks down from the Lake and 10 min walk to Carolina Beach Boardwalk. You are close to many of the attractions and restaurants of Carolina Beach.

More Details

Doug Welch
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Doug Welch

Kathy and I are just a couple of hard working, fun loving people who's lifelong dream is to live on the beach. We all enjoy hanging out at the beach as a family, swimming, laying out or biking up to the boardwalk. At the end of the day we'll sit out on the balcony, watching the waves crash or head out to one of the many fine dining establishments on the island. These are a few of our favorite things :)

Doug Welch purchased this condo in 2014

Why Doug Welch chose Southern Coast

We really look foward to watching the sun rise, hoping to spot some dolphins making their way up & down the coast. Just listening to the calming effect of the waves crashing and sea gulls in background, as we stare in awe of God's creation and collect our thoughts.

What makes this condo unique

Just feet from the beautiful beach. Take one of the two private walkways over the natural dunes to the beach equipped with showers to rinse off. Private ground level storage closet to keep beach chairs, umbrella, boogie boards and other beach toys...all available exclusively for our guests. Our deck overlooks one of the two pools so kids can swim below while mom and dad watch from above while sitting at the high table if you choose.

Situated on a beach famous for excellent surfing and paddle boarding and don't fret if you don't know how to do either as there are world renown teachers on the beach who can get you set up and hanging ten in no time.

For dining, the seafood doesn't get any fresher and if you enjoy a good ribeye steak, the Deck House, just down the street can't be beat...and then there's the nationally acclaimed, Britt's Donuts, just down on the boardwalk (a must!)

Plan a day trip just down the street to historic Fort Fisher Museum, a strategic stronghold during the civil war, and just next door is the Carolina Beach Aquarium, where the kids will enjoy seeing sharks, rays, sea turtles, jellies and more. Meet a rare albino alligator and touch a shark! Dive shows, feedings, outdoor play area and fossil hunt. Explore more in behind scenes tours and classes.

Go back in time and visit downtown Wilmington only 20 minutes away. Dine at one the many fine waterfront restaurants or cafe's, take a horse & carriage tour of downtown, tour the battleship museum, USS North Carolina, riverboat tours etc...

Enjoy free fireworks by the sea on the beach near the Carolina Beach Boardwalk at sunset every Thursday night during the summer months! The fireworks will begin at 9:00 pm and the gazebo entertainment begins at 6:30 pm. The fireworks and gazebo entertainment are free and open to all, weather permitting.


Carolina Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 828 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Includes TV/DVD player w/large collection of children's DVDs
    Master bedroom - 1 queen , Spacious master bedroom with private bath.
  • Master bedroom features queen size bed, flat screen TV, HD cable, full private bath, pool and ocean view. Guest bedroom features TV for large selection of DVD's provided. Large closet space
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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A Family Friendly Beachfront Retreat
average rating of 4.893617 based on 47 reviews

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this property! Very nice view of the ocean/beach from the corner balcony (roomy and plenty of seating) and an easy walk on a private boardwalk to the beach. Their beach locker is nicely stocked with three tommy bahama chairs and a couple others too, body boards, sand toys...great set up! The condo is nicely appointed, comfy beds and plenty of linens/towels. The kitchen is also well stocked and roomy. An FYI, If you are going to want to take drinks out to the pool or beach make sure you pack your own plastic glasses as all drinkware is glass except for a couple plastic wine glasses. Other than that, I'd think anyone will love this rental! Easy walk to the Tiki Bar restaurant right down the beach, and the burger place across the street from the condo is really good as well. We would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review your stay Julie. We're so glad you enjoyed yourselves and took advantage of all the enmities! Great idea to stock plastic glasses for pool use! We are going to pick some up. Hope to have you back soon!
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Awesome Beach Condo!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Sand Pebbles Beach Condo from August 22-26, 2017. Our family of four had a wonderful time enjoying the beach and pool area. This was our children's first visit to the ocean, so all the beach and sand toys were a huge hit! The location was perfect for visiting the outdoor tiki bar and boardwalk. The decor and feel of the condo was exactly what we were looking for! Thank you for sharing your happy place with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Top Notch Condo

  • 5 of 5

We had the best experience staying at this property! Upon arrival, the condo was spic and span! The decor was beautiful with many upgrades. We found the layout very convenient for our family of 4. The condo had every amenity one could wish for. The beds were comfortable and sheets were super soft! The bath towels were plentiful! A variety of movies and games were there to enjoy. The kitchen was fully stocked. The living room furniture was dated, but clean and comfortable. There were several extras that I found to be a pleasant surprise. These included hairdryers, iron and ironing board, nightlights, handsoap, cleaning supplies, vaccum, and a starter supply of paper towels and toilet paper. The balcony was a great place to relax and had a nice view of the ocean! The storage locker on the ground level was invaluable! We left all of our beach items there so minimal sand of tracked back to the condo. The beach was beautiful and not too crowded. The pool was really nice and not crowded at all. While there, we also visited many delicious restaurants (some in walking distance), Carolina Beach Boardwalk, Kure Beach Fishing Pier, USS North Carolina Battleship, and the local ferry for a ride across to Southport. If we visit Carolina Beach in the future, we will definitely be staying here at Doug and Kathy's condo.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wow!! What an amazing vacation

  • 5 of 5

Sand Pebbles location was had everything you could ask for and an amazing view. 1st visit to Carolina Beach with my wife and 3 daughters and it won't be our Last! Once we figured out how to get the TV to work we had no issues with anything...Thanks Doug for your help and all the great recommendations of where to eat and what to do

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family vacation with teenagers!

  • 5 of 5

Great location with all we needed to enjoy our trip. Walking distance to all activities!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That's one of the things we love about the condo as well Danielle. It's close to everything but still peaceful and serene. Thank you for taking the time to share! Hope to see you soon!
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Loved it

  • 4 of 5

We loved the condo and how there was things provided to us. Boogie boards were cracked but still usable. We loved being right on the beach and everything. Recommend maybe doing something with loud neighbors above if possible. Loud steps and bangs all through the night that wake you up. Overall I would come back to the same condo. Great 1st time experience and made great memories!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad there will be happy memories from your stay at our condo. That is out ultimate goal! Thanks for letting us know about the boogie boards! Looking forward to having you back!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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