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*Ocean & Marina across street* 1.5 Blocks to Boardwalk, OCEAN VIEWS, Pool, WiFi

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

In The Heart Of It All! Short Walk To Beach, Boardwalk, Marina And Night Life

**Pool is OPEN for 2017 Season**

Master bedroom boasts 2 Full size beds with SERTA mattresses. For the little pirates in your group, 2 Twin bunks stowed away in the hall gives them a sense of adventure. Queen sleeper sofa and Twin sleeper sofa in Living room come in handy for additional mates. Enjoy cable or watching a movie on DVD, a Redbox is located just across the street at the Scotchman and at McDonald's just a short walk away. Forget a necessity, walk to the Scotchman it is open all hours. Interested in some night life, walk a block to the SeaWitch for live music, across the street to Gibby's, walk to the boardwalk to the Silver Dollar or many of the other local bars.

Kitchen fully stocked to make meal preparations a breeze. Want to cook up some fresh local seafood? You can buy it fresh at Blackburn Brothers which is within walking distance; just across the Marina, try your hand at crabs, oysters, many types of fresh fish or shrimp. Balcony views of the ocean, the marina and Thursday night Fireworks.

We rent Saturday to Saturday. Check in is 4:00pm and check out is 10:00am. We are on the top floor(3rd floor), in an end unit which allows for great views of the ocean, marina, boardwalk and the pool. *The building does not have an elevator.*

***We are booking up quickly for the Summer season. We are receiving multiple requests for the same time frame. In order to be fair to everyone we will award the condo to the first person to request and pay for their vacation. If you send us an inquiry please be sure to check for our responses quickly as we always respond in less than 24 hours. **This site does not alert me if you are responding to an initial inquiry. Please feel free to text me.**

For an overview of this area Watch 'Insider Tips: Carolina Beach' on YouTube

Insider Tips: Carolina Beach: http://youtu.be/ku1B0PgviPU

More Details

Owner
Melissa Cornett
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 13, 2017

About Melissa Cornett

We work full time demanding careers, but try to find time for a little leisure at our favorite beach.

Melissa Cornett purchased this condo in 2014

Why Melissa Cornett chose Southern Coast

My family has loved Carolina Beach for more than 70 years. My Grandfather started an annual family vacation to Carolina Beach back in the late 40's. What started out as his immediate family's vacation has turned into a family reunion of 30 plus that includes his children, their children, their children, siblings, Aunts, Uncles and cousins. Four generations have vacationed here, many in the same houses for years. Countless lifelong memories have been made here. Over the decades we have seen many changes to our beloved beach that we call our second home. We survived sweltering heat without air conditioning in the beach bungalows in the 60's. We loved the cozy cottages of the early 70's and the endless hours playing under the houses during the heat of the day. We were in awe of the massive construction in the early 80's when new condos were popping up every where. We watched in despair through the hard times of the late 80's and early 90's, when many boardwalk businesses closed. We rejoiced in the revitalization of the boardwalk during the first decade of the new millennium. But, still mourn the loss of our bumper cars and hearing Larry say; 'One way, no head on's'!! We miss the sounds coming from the multiple arcades that have now closed. There is no longer an elephant by the side of 421 to let you know you have almost arrived, no more water slides, no more Hermit, no more Carolina Beach pier, no more Bally Who, no more Wig and Wam, no more Golden Sands, out with the old..... Time marches on but one thing remains constant, my love for this special place! I hope that you will enjoy your stay and I hope Carolina Beach will find a home in your heart. Many happy returns!

Melissa

What makes this condo unique

While here be sure to get a doughnut from Britt's on the boardwalk, icecream from Squiggley's, Seafood Chowder from Michael's. Enjoy the arcade and amusement rides at least one night at the boardwalk. Put a quarter in the jukebox and listen to your favorite song at the 'Silver Dollar'. Take the ferry to Southport, visit the aquarium and Ft. Fisher, see the Battleship, visit the Marina to see the catch of the day. Stop by the zoo on your way out of town. There are many things to love about Carolina Beach. Enjoy your stay!

Map

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
ILM - Wilmington
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Seawitch, The Silver Dollar, The Fat Pelican
Nearest Ferry
6.5 Miles
Southport
Car: not necessary

Amenities

Carolina Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Stackable Washer and Dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 double
  • Serta Mattresses
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
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
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

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*Ocean & Marina across street* 1.5 Blocks to Boardwalk, OCEAN VIEWS, Pool, WiFi
average rating of 4.25 based on 20 reviews
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We Love Carolina Beach

  • 3 of 5

We only had a few problems with the condo, washer/dryer combo was in bad shape with the control panel hanging down and wires exposed. Handle on refrigerator was broke off. Cook wear was old and nasty. Having only one key proved to be difficult. Other than that, our stay was good.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, I am glad that the majority of your stay was a positive experience. I rely solely on renters such as yourself and my cleaning staff to report any issues with the condo. The washer/dryer combo had been recently worked on prior to your stay for a different issue. Once I learned of the problem with the panel, I addressed it with the contractor who completed the previous work that had created the panel issue and it has been resolved. The handle for the refrigerator was broken off by a previous renter and can be easily accessed by pulling the door from the side. We are on our third set of cook wear in the short 4 years that I have owned the property. Unfortunately, not everyone takes good care of the items provided. Thank you for taking the time to make me aware of the issues. I am only able to address the problems of which I am aware. Let me know if you need assistance with future trips to Carolina Beach.
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5

Perfect Place!

  • 5 of 5

I loved this place! Melissa is so very helpful and nice, she responds almost immediately to any questions or concerns. The location is perfect right by the boardwalk and ocean. We never had to drive anywhere. I was concerned after the last review because we have 2 small children but the pool was great it was quite at night and it was the best location on the beach. We will be booking it again!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I look forward to assisting you with your next Carolina Beach vacation!
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5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! The place is decorated nicely and truly felt like we were at home with all of the amenities provided! No complaints here! :)

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Beth, I appreciate you taking the time to rate the condo and your experience. Hope to have you return for your next Carolina Beach getaway!
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Terrible Experience

  • 1 of 5

The condo is sub-par with extremely tiny quarters, cheap uncomfortable furniture and parking lot/gas station views. There are super loud restaurants right next door that have live music til very late at night. The pool is a tiny hole in the middle of the parking lot and was closed for repairs when we were there. The deadbolt was broken and we were nearly locked out of the property. The owner knew about this but had not bothered to fix it.

My biggest problem was that the lady advertised pet friendly so we brought our dog and followed her instructions to cover the furniture. The cover slipped off the edge of the couch and there were a couple surface level scratches in the arm of the couch. It was perhaps the cheapest couch I've ever seen - our dog lays on our couch every day at home and has never scratched it. Her housekeeper noticed the scratches and the owner texted me after we left asking to discuss the matter but said she was currently at work. I said "ok no problem" expecting to talk to her later and apologize and explain over the phone. Well she never called me and a few days went by. I then got an angry email from her telling me I was a "negligent" person who hadn't even bothered to follow her rules and that she was keeping the refundable security deposit on top of the pet fees we had already paid. I immediately texted her and asked if we could talk because we hadn't gotten to. She refused, stating "VRBO policy". Well I contacted VRBO and they said these things needed to worked out between customer and owner. She bever would return my email or a phone call. I'm extremely angry she wouldn't even talk to me regarding the matter. I'm pretty sure that chair did not even cost the $$$ she kept from us. Either she needs to NOT allow pets or buy better furniture that can withstand the traffic. She also needs to handle these situations with much more integrity. Upon checking out, she had asked us to start a load of towels in the laundry for the housekeeper because the housekeeper wouldn't have enough time that day to do everything herself. So we did, to be helpful. And then she still treated us so rudely.

With all the issues, this place is absolutely NOT worth the trouble of staying, pets or not. Seems like other people have had similar problems - if any kind of issue arises, Melissa does not handle it well.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great spot

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our 2 months stay. Thank you

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Patric, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay!! Let me know if I can be of assistance in the future.
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5

Nice, Clean & Convenient

  • 5 of 5

The condo was clean & cute. Very close to the board walk. We would definitely stay here again. The owner Melissa was very nice & sweet. Nothing but positive things to say about our stay!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Leslie, I am glad you enjoyed your stay at my condo in Carolina Beach!! I would be happy to assist you with your future vacations.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $130
Refundable damage deposit $200
Bed Linens - sheets $15
Cleaning Fee $75
Bath towels and cloths $15
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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