About the property
- Condo900 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 6 nights
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.
Emily and Marcus Matzke
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- Response time:
- within a few days
- Calendar last updated:
- May 16, 2018
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 Carolina Beach
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.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
A little run down, but comfortable and a great place for us and our two dogs!
We enjoyed our time in the condo, the view was fabulous and so handy to get to the beach. The condo worked well for us and our dogs- very roomy and bright. I would suggest that all the old rusty furniture on the deck be removed to make more room, otherwise it was great.
Loved the condo, loved the view and owners were great to work with.
It's a wonderful place. Beautiful
very nice enjoyable stay for sure
very enjoyable it was quiet very relaxing great view wished we could have stayed longer hoping to do it again
Emily and Marcus was exceptionally kind and helpful. The condo had a nice layout and location okay
The Condo was not clean when we arrived. Kitchen, floors, deck, silverware, and air filter were dirty. I contactctrd Emily and she apologized and gave me $100 refund on the stay. Parking was quite a nightmare as well. The place needs a good deep cleaning and would be nice. Furniture on deck needs to be tossed as it's rusty and the deck carpet:/rug needs to be tossed as well. It's disgustingly nasty. Kept my shoes on the whole time. Hopefully they get someone in to clean as we also saw a couple of roaches 😱�
Great ocean view from the deck and easy beach access
Great layout with 2 balconies and spacious kitchen/living room that looks out over ocean. Perfect for us and our 3 year old son and dog. Walk 50 ft and you're on the beach access ramp. Could walk to boardwalk/entertainment area if you wanted. Definitely bikeable. Parking is tight if all the units were rented (which they weren't during out June stay). If you have an especially tall vehicle or a roof rack cargo box like we did then you might not fit in the designated spot for your unit without taking it off or switching spots with neighbors. We would definitely rent it again. Love Carolina Beach.
Very nice location
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.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
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.