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Oceanfront Peace & Tranquility - Private Deck and Pool

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

'Bella Vista' was named for its breathtaking views of one of North Carolina’s most beautiful beaches. Whether you are enjoying a fresh cup of coffee during sunrise, or sharing a bottle of wine at sunset, our huge private deck offers a spectacular panoramic view of the pristine beach and blue water. The deck can be accessed from the master bedroom and the living room. The inside of this newly renovated condo offers wave crashing views from almost every room.

Begin those life long vacation memories by leaving your oceanfront condo and stepping right onto the beach. There is a manned life guard stand from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Enjoy soaking up the sun, fishing, or dolphin watching. If you are lucky, you may get to see a mother loggerhead turtle and her babies. After the beach, you can wash off at the outdoor shower, and enjoy a dip in our pool that is private for the condo complex.

Carolina Beach, which is part of Pleasure Island along with Kure Beach and Fort Fisher, is located 15 miles from the historic port city of Wilmington. Charming Wilmington is known for its cobblestone roads along the Cape Fear River, antique shops, restaurants, and the Azalea Festival. Our location at Carolina Beach is considered the best on the island, boasting the widest beach and expansive views. Wake up early, walk across the street and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee and muffin, or go next door for some homemade pancakes. On your way back, stop at the lake that offers a paved walking trail, playground, paddle boats, and kayaking. We are also within walking distance to the boardwalk, arcade, shops, restaurants, and ice cream parlor and a short ride to the North Carolina Aquarium, historic Fort Fisher, movie theatre, charter boats, golf and other fun things to do. Pleasure Island hosts various festivals with live entertainment throughout the year. Stay with us and enjoy the Carolina Beach Jazz and Seafood Festival, Wilmington’s Azalea Festival or one of many summer evenings at the pavilion watching free outdoor movies with the children.

Come and enjoy the soothing ocean breeze in our beautiful oceanfront condo!

Keywords: Condominium

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Marc Pappalardo
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 14, 2018

About Marc Pappalardo

Marc and Kim Pappalardo.......We relocated to North Carolina in 1996 and we absolutely love it! Several years later, we purchased our place at Carolina Beach and it's truly our Happy Place. Feel free to call or email us with any questions. We always love talking about the great vacation ahead of you!

Why Marc Pappalardo chose Carolina Beach

When we first saw our place at Carolina Beach, we absolutely fell in love with it's view. We bought it from the original owner and it was very outdated. Over the years, we have done massive renovations to make it the stylish, yet warm place that it is today. After the first year, we decided to open it up to others, so they can enjoy it as much as we do.

What makes this condo unique

The first thing that people fall in love with, is the view from our condo. You can see the waves crashing on the beach and if you're lucky, you'll get to see the family of dolphins playing in the ocean. One of the best features is it's proximity to everything. We are beachfront and a short walk to the lake with a walking trail, paddle boats & kayaks, playground, shopping, coffee shops, ice cream shops and much more. Once you park your car, in the private off street covered parking spaces, you'll never have to drive it until your vacation is over. We are located on a part of the beach where we've never seen it crowded. It's just the perfect place to relax and make lots of memories.


Carolina Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Rental agreement must be completed and returned within 3 business days.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Oceanfront Peace & Tranquility - Private Deck and Pool
average rating of 4.5 based on 12 reviews

Great location and excellent ocean views!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the location of this condo, very close to boardwalk, lake park, and plenty of restaurants. The ocean views from the balcony were beautiful. The balcony was our favorite perk to this condo. Beach access was super close and easy. The beach was clean and spacious. The pool is small but was perfect for our children ages 4 and 6. The outdoor shower could be improved, difficult to actually get cleaned off due to location and water pressure. The water pressure was also a little low in the condo bathroom showers as well. The parking spot was shaded and handy to the steps, but it is super tight. Overall, we were very pleased with this condo and felt it was perfect for our young family of five!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome views and location

  • 5 of 5

Great location! Just a short walk and you are at the boardwalk and local restaurants. This condo has an awesome ocean view you will surely enjoy as you drink your morning coffee or star gaze at night! You can even view the boardwalk fireworks show from the balcony. The beach is closer than it looks in the pictures so it is easy to access. My family had a great time. Looking forward to our next visit!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wake County, NC

Great family memories

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing week! My family and I drove in from the city and fell in love with this place!! Right on the ocean, we got to watch dolphins and have meals together right on the big deck. Walked to the cute little ice cream shop and restaurants. Pool wasn't open yet because it's only April so we will have to come back next year in the summer. Best part - my husband and I got to sleep with the door open so we could watch and hear the surf. Pretty cool!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place but have not returned my deposit

  • 4 of 5

The place was clean and good location great price. Contacted owner but haven't heard back about our deposit

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that your family enjoyed the condo. We mail the security deposits within 45 days of check out. I'm not sure why yours wasn't received, but I will certainly look into it today and send it asap!
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Columbus, OH

Great Place But Didn't Return Our Deposit

  • 3 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Bella Vista. The condo was at a great location. The beach outside of the condo was never crowded but it was close enough to walk to the boardwalk. The condo was great. We really enjoyed our stay. However... It has been three months since we stayed and we have still not received our security deposit back. We have contacted Mark through email and phone multiple times but he has not returned our calls or emails. We left the place just as it was when we arrived. We even changed all of the light bulbs that had burnt out. It was a nice place to stay but if you'd like your deposit back I wouldn't recommend it.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This was completely my fault, as I just forgot to mail the security deposit. I have already mailed the security deposit, along with a sincere apology. I will also be reviewing my records, to make sure that I haven't missed any others. We have owned the condo for over 10 years and this has never happened before.
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Mt. Airy, NC

Week in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Me and some family just spent a week at this condo. Mark was absolutely wonderful to work with and the location could not have been more perfect. We had two 6 year olds with us, so they loved the location to the beach and to the boardwalk. It was walking distance from the condo. It is so convenient to Fort Fisher and not too far from Wilmington. The four flights of stairs was worth it once you saw the view! Even though the pool was small, it was never crowded. The kids had it mainly to themselves all week and they loved that! The condo was spacious and we had everything we wanted. We cooked a lot while there, which saved a lot of money! When we decide to go back to Carolina Beach, I will be contacting Mark again!! Thank you so much for sharing your place with us!!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund