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Beautiful, relaxing accommodations

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,450 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

End Unit --- Ground Floor Privately Rented By Owner!

Our guests are OUR priority!! Easy access, ground level Champion's Villa completely refreshed and ready as a first year rental. This end unit overlooks the natural surroundings of the 16th green on the Willard Bryd course at Sea Trail Golf Resort. The Villa offers 1450 square feet of living space with an open and spacious living/dining/kitchen combined area, a fully equipped kitchen if you are vacationers that cook full meals, a full-size washer and dryer, plus a private sunroom conveniently located just a short walk away from the pools and the Activity Center. Newly installed laminate wood flooring in the living room, sunroom and kitchen, freshly painted and extra clean. Private secure Internet access included. Two-queen beds with private bath in the main part of the Villa and two additional queen beds in the adjoining room with full bath. The adjoining room is complete with a mini kitchen, full size refrigerator, dining for two, sitting area with flat screen TV and work station allowing for all of our guests to have their own privacy and spaces to relax.

Property Manager
Sanford Leake
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 9, 2018

About Sanford Leake

Sanford and I have loved the North Carolina coast for most of our married life (50+ years) and especially Sunset Beach. We purchased this lovely villa after we retired from corporate life in the greater Chicago area to use as an escape from the bitter winters. We enjoyed the North Carolina climate so much we later moved to the greater Raleigh area. We have enjoyed sharing this peaceful get away with family and friends and now would like to share it with you. Welcome!!

Sanford Leake purchased this villa in 2012

Why Sanford Leake chose Sunset Beach

After an extensive search of Florida, North and South Carolina, we chose Sea Trail Plantation Resort in Sunset Beach, North Carolina because it offered the three R's (rest, relaxation and recreation) in a beautiful lush setting. Whether it is morning coffee on the Lani, golf out the back door, swimming out the front door, watching the sun set on the completely handicap accessible beach, yoga or exercise at the convenient Sea Trail Activity Center, everything is close including a wide variety of restaurants (menus available in the villa).

When we are looking for more adventure we head south to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (just 15 miles away) for daytime and nighttime entertainment. Sometimes we spend the day at Brookgreen Garden (just south of Myrtle Beach) enjoying a wide array of flowers and the outdoor art gallery. Also, in the same area, we explore the history of the old South at Hobcaw Barony.

Sometimes we head north to the charming seaside village of Southport, NC. After a pleasant lunch at Fishy Fishy, we board a ferryboat to either Fort Fisher to visit the NC Aquarium to learn about the local marine life or take a ferryboat to Bald Head Island to climb the Bald Head Lighthouse for a spectacular view of the area. Or how about a day deep sea fishing.

You will find a comprehensive collection of travel information available in the villa to help you plan your adventures. Enjoy!!

What makes this villa unique

The Beach front at Sunset Beach is handicap accessible to the Ocean and beach.


Sunset Beach Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , paper products, shampoo, conditioner and soap included
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , paper products, shampoo, conditioner and soap included
  • full tub/shower single sink with storage paper products provided shampoo/conditioner/soap dispenser hair dryer
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , Main Villa Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Room includes kitchenette, sitting area and dining for 2
  • Main Villa 2 queen beds with sheets dresser and bedside table alarm clock Both bedrooms have flat screen TV one bedroom has a DVD player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(21 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful, relaxing accommodations
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews

Great Place at our Favorite Beach

  • 5 of 5

We had been coming to Sunset Beach since 1992 and would rent a couple of homes on the 3rd row with our extended family. We hadn't been to Sunset Beach since 2010. It was great to get back here and spend time relaxing with family.

The accommodations were wonderful and exactly as described in the listing. My family enjoyed their 3 night stay at the condo and hope to return again in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Neil, so glad you enjoyed your visit. Please don’t stay away so long. We would love to have you back for a return visit.
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Absolutely gorgeous and awesome location

  • 5 of 5

The property is a first floor, ground level, end unit. This means a lot of windows for lots of natural light in the main suite. The place is actually 2 suites, the main suite with the master bedroom with attached full bath, bedroom has 2 full (or queen, I don't know for sure, but plenty of room as we normally sleep in a king, sorry) size beds. The kitchen, well stocked although limited area to store any food - but how much do you really want to cook anyway? The dining area had 6 chairs and the living room has the fold out couch and 2 really comfortable chairs with the TV. The sun porch has 2 sliders to go in and a door in it to go outside. There are a few chairs and tables out there on the porch as well. The porch is fully closed in with movable windows, sorry don't have a better way to describe them, but they open just about fully from top down or bottom up or even split in the middle with half up and half down, really cool. By the main door is also a washer and dryer - was very handy when returning from the beach

There is a double door, one from each room, to separate the 2 suites. The second suite is more like an efficiency apartment. When you enter from the main outside door (one for each suite) the full bath is off to the left and then you enter the bedroom area with 2 full size beds. Then a small living area with a fold out couch again with a kitchenette area.

Overall awesome stay and really close to the Sunset Beach bridge. I ran one morning from the condo to the top of the bridge and back - round trip running was just over 4 miles. There were 6 of us staying and we ate breakfast at the condo every day. There was plenty of room to move around and relax at the end of the day. There was plenty of room and never felt crowded. The decorations are beach oriented and overall condition of the 2 suites are excellent, no worn out furniture or anything. Very comfortable and I hope to use this place again when we return to this area. I rate it 5 stars as an outstanding condition, location, setup, and appointments. Very very nice. Thank you to let us use your home away.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

It was so nice. Unfortunately, it rained most of the time, but there was so much to do in the area, aside from just going to the beach. We had a lot of other family in town from around the country, and many of them paid more than we did, and our Villa was MUCH nicer than their places. It was clean, comfortable, quiet, and convenient to everything. Sandra and Sanford were incredibly easy to book through and communicate with. The entire property is gorgeous.

One small issue: spraying for bugs. My parents stayed in the mini suite part of the villa, and they had found multiple spiders and cockroaches. However, being in this kind of area(in the south, swampy area) bugs and spiders are expected.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Meg, I will report this to the exterminator company immediately. Thank you so much for making me aware of this. I will also have the cleaning lady address this also. I am glad you enjoyed your vacation and hope you will return soon.
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Great area for a quiet vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was exactly as described. The place was clean and neat, and more spacious than we imagined. The beach is about 2 mins away by car and there are many great places to eat. I had hoped tennis courts were onsight, but there is a public park a mile down the road with multiple courts. The owner responded quickly whenever we had questions. We will certainly come back again!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your vacation! We would love to have you visit again.
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Spotless, everything thought of

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable and well equipped. Conveniently situated.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa, we are so glad you enjoyed your vacation. Hope you will return 🙂
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Very roomy and very well decorated.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. I am sure we will request to stay again in the future. Felt safe coming and going. The pool area was a little small and we we're a little disappointed that we weren't able to use all the facilities advertised.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brenda, I am glad you enjoyed the accommodations, but I am unclear what facilities you were unable to use. Use of the Pink Palace facilities is limited by the Sea Trail HOA home owners only. Violating this could cause us to lose our privileges at Sea Trail. A larger pool and exercise facilities are available at the Activity Center. We do hope you will stay with us again in the future.
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Myrtle Beach International Airport
Nearest Golf
Sea Trail Golf Resort
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Magnolia Sea Trail
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Sunset Beach

Sunset Beach is a unique family beach on the eastern shores of NC. It is unique in that it doesn't face east, called a parallel beach by the locals running east and west with no dramatic drop off or huge waves making it easy for families to enjoy. The beaches are wide, quiet and competely handicap accessible, the fishing pier is a nice break any day or a short walk to visit the Kindred Spirit Box where you can go and write down your thoughts, hopes, secrets and dreams. Sea Trail accommodations give you an added benefit being able to play a round of golf, or two, or three, have lunch at the resort, swim, tennis and sauna privileges.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable Damage Deposit $100

Check in is at 4pm and check out is at 10am.

This is a non smoking unit!! Smoking in this unit will result in the loss of your security deposit and or an additional fine of $400. If a security deposit was not received you will receive a invoice after checkout for an amount of $400 which must be paid within 72 hours to avoid further action. Thank you for NOT smoking in our condo.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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