Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Relaxing Oceanfront Unit - Walking Distance To Downtown - Family/ Pet Friendly

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom With Panoramic Oceanfront Views - Sleeps 7

Wake up to beautiful, unobstructed sunrises, and enjoy being close to all the action in downtown on your next vacation to Carolina Beach. Our 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is ocean front with a large single floor deck to enjoy relaxing on for your vacation. Our home sleeps 7 comfortably on a queen bed, a queen sleeper sofa, two twins, and a twin sleeper. Our unit is 900 sq. ft. and on the first floor, so the only stairs you need to climb are the one flight to get up into the unit.

Our kitchen is equipped with a side by side refrigerator with ice maker and water in door, a oven, microwave, and dishwasher. We also have all the other necessities that you will need to make meals at the beach - coffee maker, toaster, blender, pots, pans, stock pot, dishes, mugs, and wine glasses.

The master bath has a walk in shower, and the guest bathroom also has a walk in shower with a laundry closet with a full size washer and dryer.

Our unit has beach access just one house down those days that you want to enjoy the beach. The access is not stairs, but a ramp, making it easier for those that have trouble with stairs. We are also lucky enough to have a lifeguard post right by our house for added safety when bringing families and those new to the beach. We provide 6 beach chairs so there is no need to bring any from home.

If it happens to rain during your stay, there is plenty to keep you entertained inside. We have cable TV in the living room and master bedroom. We have a DVD/VCR combo in the living room, and DVD player in the master with some VHS and DVDs provided. There is also secure wireless internet throughout the property. Plus plenty of books and some board games to pass the time.

To make your stay hassle free, no parking passes are required (so no towing!) and there is enough parking for 2 vehicles.

We are approximately 6 blocks from the boardwalk area, where there are restaurants and shopping galore, an arcade and amusement rides during the summertime. Also every Thursday night there are fireworks on the beach which you can enjoy down by the boardwalk or from the beach in front of our unit. Sunday nights there is a family movie at the lake (about 1 miles away). We are also 1 mile from the fishing pier where you can buy bait and licenses, and about a mile from the access to Freeman 4x4 Park.

If you are interested in booking less than a week, please contact us as we can provide you with nightly prices.

Finally the owners live just a few blocks down - so if you encounter any problems they will be there personally to get your vacation back on track.

More Details

Owner
Emily and Marcus Matzke
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Emily and Marcus Matzke

My husband and I are originally from Minnesota. In 2007, we decided to be adventurous and move to another state. We had visited the Outer Banks on our honeymoon, but it was tough to find housing and jobs on the Banks. Someone mentioned the Wilmington area, specifically Carolina Beach. We'd never even heard of it, but decided to visit and see what Pleasure Island was all about. We fell in love with the place the minute we drove over the bridge - you immediately felt like you were on vacation. A few years later, we were fortunate enough to buy our first place at the beach, and we decided we wanted to create a business where people can come to enjoy our wonderful beach and spend sometime reconnecting as a family. Six years later, we own six rental homes that we run ourselves and enjoy having people join us year after year to spend and admire beautiful Carolina Beach.

Emily and Marcus Matzke purchased this condo in 2011

Why Emily and Marcus Matzke chose Southern Coast

Carolina Beach is a fantastic, easy going beach. It's a place where a lot of families return year after year. During the day there is plenty to do on the beach or off. There is hiking in Carolina Beach State Park, kayaking in the intracoastal waterway, and shopping at the local surf shops and boutiques. At night, the boardwalk heats up with amusement rides and restaurants galore.

What makes this condo unique

We love this unit because it is perfect for those that want to really BE on vacation. The beautiful sunrise starts your day over the expansive views of the ocean. Then you can head out to the beach and enjoy the sand and surf. Once the sun starts going down, you can simply walk out the door and be at a variety of restaurant and bars in a few minutes. Ride a few amusement park rides before heading home - if you are too tired to walk, just grab a bike or golf cart taxi. Your car can stay parked for your entire stay!

Also, the unit is especially nice for those that need things to be easily accessible - no huffing and puffing up lots of flights of stairs. Our unit is on the first floor, and getting out to the beach is easy with an accessible ramp.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks Emily, we had a great time, lots of walks on the beach. Unfortunately, Britss was not open I guess they are only open on the weekends until the season starts, so my husband was so disappointed. Your condo was very clean, great balcony to just sit and enjoy the ocean sounds and have coffee in the am or wine at night :-). Great walking distance to restaurants.



Parking was a challenge with our SUV. Nothing you can do about that, but had the condos been full, not sure how the parking works.



Thank you!
May 2015
  • 1 of 1

Amenities

Carolina Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Main Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Our unit has two bathrooms, each with a toilet, sink and walk in shower. The Master Bath is a private bath off the Master bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Our unit has a Master bedroom with a queen size bed, a guest bedroom with two twins, and a queen sleeper sofa and twin sleeper chair in the living room. Total we can sleep is 7.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • 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
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Relaxing Oceanfront Unit - Walking Distance To Downtown - Family/ Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.5925927 based on 28 reviews
Palatine, IL
5

Great beach house

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Emily's condo with our 3 kids and had a blast! The condo had plenty of room for all of us and it was extremely clean. The beach couldn't be any closer and the view from the balcony was beautiful. We will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
4

Very nice location

  • 4 of 5

Property is within walking distance of many restaurants and activities. We enjoyed the boardwalk area and free activities that took place there. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Always great

  • 5 of 5

I have spent the last 3 years renting this condo--its just great! I love that I can bring my dog!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great location - place clean and we will be back

  • 5 of 5

Great beach getaway

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

Location was great.

  • 4 of 5

We will return to Carolina Beach. Emily and Marcus were great hosts.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Roanoke, VA
4

Little slice of heaven

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely LOVED our recent trip to Carolina Beach and were very comfortable in the property. We enjoyed sunrises and card games on the front porch, watching dolphins swim by each morning. The property is in walking distance of restaurants (Surf Shop was our favorite, and it's farm-to-table) but far enough away from the touristy areas to feel like a private paradise. We enjoyed running to Freeman Park and found lots of conch shells and a sand dollar! We also enjoyed running on the trails at Carolina Beach State Park, just 5 minutes up the road.

Beds were comfortable, the couch is the most comfortable couch I've ever sat on, and the property is clean and welcoming. If you plan to cook, be sure to bring everything you might need (cooking oil, salt/pepper, sugar, etc.) as the kitchen isn't stocked. Other than that, we had everything we could possibly need in an incredibly beautiful and convenient location. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Wilmington International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Sea Witch
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Fort Fisher - Southport Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Beau Rivage Golf Course
Nearest Train
150 Miles
Amtrak - Fayetteville Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
U.S.421
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Gibby's Dock and Dine
Nearest Beach
Carolina Beach
Car: not necessary

Photos

Rates & Availability

Carolina Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Late June 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,200
 
 
Early July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,350
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,250
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 2 2017
6 night minimum stay
$200
From
$225
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,200
 
 
Labor Day Week 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$275
$1,200
 
 
September 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
From
$225
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,100
 
 
October 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$135
From
$200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$800
 
 
November 2017
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$900
$1,650
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,100
 
 
December 2017
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$800
$1,650
 
 
Holiday Season 2017/2018
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 5 2018
4 night minimum stay
$200
From
$225
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$800
$1,650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Rates are subject to change prior to confirmed reservation. The $250 security deposit is due upon arrival and is remitted seven (7) days after your departure given there is no damage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Contact Owner
Available
Unavailable

You might like these similar properties