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NOW ACCEPTING 2018 RESERVATIONS / OCEANFRONT /Wide, Pristine Beach /Gr8 location

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms - 3 Full Baths (plus 'Outside enclosed shower') - Sleeps 8

OCEANFRONT / Amazing Views / Amazing Wide, Pristine Beach / on Private end of the Island GREAT LOCATION.

Give your family memories of a vacation on the ocean in this peaceful, relaxing and charming coastal seaside cottage. Nice wide beach, even at high tide!

The house is located at the West end of the Island where it is less crowded and much more private. There is little traffic on the roads unlike the high speed traffic to the East.

WALKWAY TO THE BEACH: There are absolutely 'no steps' on the 'Walkway to the Beach'...this makes it a safer walk for the young children and the elderly. The only steps are the 5 steps from the main deck (covered) off the house down to the Sun deck... before the walkway starts.

Brand NEW for 2015 Season:

• NEW Central Air Conditioning Unit

• NEW 40" Flatscreen HD TV (in Living Room, New as of Sept. 2015)

• NEW Outdoor BBQ Grille (Gas)

• NEW Bed Mattresses in downstairs Oceanfront Bedroom (Queen + Full)

• NEW Pillows (every room)

This house was ‘completely’ Renovated (interior and exterior) in 2008 with…

• New Kitchen

• New Appliances

• New Bathrooms

• All New Windows

• New Hardwood floors

• New Carpet in the bedrooms

• New tile

• New drywall in every room

• New Paint (light/beach-colors)

• New bedspreads and pillows

The exterior was also completely renovated in 2008 with;

• New Decks

• New Walkway to the Beach

• New siding

• New roof

• All New doors

AMAZING BEACH at this particular ideal location! There is Nothing like this area of beach on Holden Beach…there is about a one-half mile section on Holden Beach where the Beach is wide and plenty of beach (sand) at high tide! Everything East of our stretch of beach has very little sitting area on the beach at high tide. Everything West of this stretch of beach is a VERY long walk from the house to the sand.

HOUSE INTERIOR: Open floor-plan in the living area plus very large bedrooms plus an extra TV/sun room....gives plenty of room for your large family to spread out.

The Yard: Experience true coastal nature in this tranquil, peaceful oceanfront location, surrounded by natural coastal plants and mature trees.

Amenities:

• Bed Linens Provided

• Sun room

• garage

• ceiling fans throughout

• fully-stocked kitchen

• outside enclosed H/C shower

• foot shower on walkway

• covered OF porch

• games/puzzles for the kids

• porch rockers

• park grill

• (3) CCTVs

• (1) DVD

• High-speed Wireless Internet provided (but not guaranteed against interruptions)

• Smoking is not allowed in this home.

• No Pets Allowed

Bedroom 1: King Bedroom 2: Queen Bedroom 3: Queen Bedroom 4: Queen + Full

OCEANFRONT / Wide, Pristine Beach on Private end of Island !!! / Very Peaceful!!

More Details

Owner
Don
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About Don

About the owner: Our family has been spending summer vacations on the East Coast since the very early 1900's when our Great Grandfather took my Grandfather as a boy down to the barrier Islands off the Eastern seaboard. Sadly, as much as all the older generations LOVED the shore, they were never able to afford to buy a house there. My Grandfather had the opportunity to 'buy' a lot on an Island for $200 in the early 1900's, but in his own words; 'that was too much money' back then...he couldn't afford it...he grew up in the great depression. We need to remind ourselves that we are a very blessed generation to have been able to finally buy a Beach House. It still took a lot of sacrifices and it is not easy, but we know it brings a lot of joy to a lot of people...not just us. We have a young 'special-needs' boy, and there is no greater feeling than watching his face when he is at the Beach! We are sure this will bring many fond memories to your Children... if you can simply put down the cell phone, computer and remote while you are here and just enjoy being with your family at the Ocean!

Don purchased this house in 1993

Why Don chose Southern Coast

Why the Owner Chose Holden Beach, NC, USA:

Our Father loved boating and the Ocean. He wanted to buy a house on the NC Coast and retire there. My parents had visited and traveled the entire East coast over their lifetime. But they fell in love with the North Carolina Coast. They had just started taking trips there to determine which Island they wanted to buy on. Sadly, two weeks later after making his last trip there, he passed away...at the young age of 54. In 2003, after years of just thinking about it, I decided I wanted to purchase a house on the NC Coast...a place where I could re-live a lot of the memories my Father had given us on the coast. I started taking trips to every Island and every town up and down the NC Coast. Upon doing so, there was no question that Holden Beach really caught my eye. 'In my eyes'... it was the most natural, most peaceful, pristine Island of all of them (other than the National Seashore areas which of course you cant build on). There is no commercialism, no condominiums, no signs, no over-building, no crowds...just quiet, natural barrier Island in all its natural beauty. It has pristine beaches with very clean, warm water. When the Realtor gave me the keys to the house for sale before I purchased it, I sat on the Oceanfront deck for over 4 hours before I brought her keys back...I simply didn't want to leave!

The Ocean is fairly shallow and clean. The architecture on the Island is a mix of sandcastles, medium-size houses with very pretty architecture and small, older cottages. There is maritime foliage and a sidewalk/bike path that runs almost the entire length of the Island to take it all in. The beauty of the West end is how quiet it is...very few cars.

Just off the island as you come off the bridge onto the mainland is where the stores are...a very nice Grocery Store (Food Lion), Walgreens Drugstore, Restaurants/Dining of all sorts, Ice cream stands, a water-slide park, miniature golf, gift shops, gas station and more.

What makes this house unique

The Unique Benefits at this House:

Clean, warm, shallow Ocean water with expansive, pristine white sandy Beaches!!! Pure Nature at it's best! The Island runs East to West allowing views of both the sunrises and sunsets.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It was such a pleasure having Courtney and her family staying at our cottage and for several reasons!!!

People don't realize how much time, effort, money and sacrifices we make as homeowners to be able to provide a house like this for our guests. The Oceanfront is so costly. So when a guest takes the time to give us a call on the day of check-in, simply to tell us how much they "LOVE the house!!!", it really makes our day...it makes all the hard work all worthwhile. Courtney's only purpose of calling was to tell us how happy they were with everything about the house and the views. In her own words, she told me she was; “just calling to tell you how tickled we are about the home, everything about it, we LOVE it!!!"

Thank you for being so considerate Courtney!

The cleaning crew grades each guest on how they left the home and we are so happy when we learn that guests treated out home as if it was their own. Courtney's family received an A+

These are the kind of guests I wish I had every time!!!

Thank you so much Courtney for your wonderful personality and your wonderful comments!

Don - The Owner
May 2016
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Amenities

Holden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor Central Bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , 1st floor - shared bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.7941175 based on 35 reviews
5

Terrific cottage and beautiful views and beach!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the perfect beach home. Loved the view and privacy. Property owner was gracious and easy to work with. Sincerely interested in making sure we were happy.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location and perfect house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week! The house was great. Plenty of open living space and a great view of the ocean from anywhere in the kitchen and living room!

Short walk down a private walkway straight to the beach! We brought our wagon from home which was perfect for carrying a couple of littles (2 and 3 years) as well as a cooler down to the beach! Outdoor hot/cold shower was great! I don't think any adults showered inside the whole week!

We loved sitting on the front covered porch and listening to the ocean. The rocking chairs we so comfortable!

The beach was so wide, even at high tide. We were a little concerned with crowded beaches since we were there over the 4th of July. But we had no trouble at all - even at high tide we had lots of room.

We have stayed in Holden many years and this has been by far the best location for quiet, less crowded and wide beach. We were so pleased!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house lived up to all our expectations to make a great family vacation...The house was well stocked... roomy... clean and the big windows give the most beautiful view of the ocean. The owner was great to work with and was available thru-out with any questions. Thankful for another opportunity to stay at Holden Beach and would definitely recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great view, great house and great fun

  • 5 of 5

The title pretty much says it all...Everything in the house was great. It was clean, well equipped and the view from the main living space was postcard perfect. Best part of the house is the big back porch facing the beach...a perfect spot to have a morning coffee, read or just relax. We all highly recommend this beauty.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Made so many wonderful memories here!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful view! Home was very clean and comfortable. Don was a super host! Wanted to make sure our stay was a great one! It was!!!! 😎?

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing girls week get away

  • 5 of 5

We loved the open living area with big windows allowing a view of the ocean even when indoors. We enjoyed mornings on the porch listening to the ocean while we had coffee.

Bedrooms were comfortable. Kitchen well equipped. Very enjoyable week in a great beach house! Would recommend it.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Wilmington, NC
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
14 Golf Courses within a 40 mile Radius

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $350

Notes:
PAYMENT TERMS for 2017: Traveler pays 50% at time of booking and the remaining 50% balance (and taxes) is due 60 days prior to check-in date. If making the reservation less than 60 days prior to check-in, full payment is due upon booking. For all our low ‘Spring’ 2017 weeks, we ask that traveler pays 50% at time of booking and balance on or before Nov. 30, 2016.

EARLY-BIRD SAVINGS: Bookings made prior to January 1, 2017 will lock into 2016 year’s rates (lower rates). Rates are increased each January 1 for the new Season.

Reservation Fee = 0. Unlike many other Homeowners, we don’t charge a Reservation Fee.
Copy of Rental Agreement is available for your review by simply clicking on the "Request to Book" icon.

OWNERS CANCELATION POLICY:
See below. See Rental Agreement for more details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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