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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Our recently updated large three bedroom oceanfront condo (1500 sq. ft) has a beautiful unobstructed view of the beach and the Atlantic ocean, throughout the large sliding glass doors from both the master bedroom (with it's own private bathroom with Jacuzzi Jetted Tub) and the living room. This condo in May 2017 has been totally repainted, and has smooth ceilings (no more textured ceilings), new ceiling fans, updated flat screen TV's new carpet and padding, new comforters on all beds and new balcony furniture. 2 Bathrooms have new chair height toilets. Our other two bedrooms face the bayside, one with a full bath and the one with a 1/2 bath.

All bedrooms have new ceiling fans for added comfort. The bedrooms are beautifully furnished with Henry Link furniture. We have a King size Bed in the master bedroom and Queen Beds in the second and third bedrooms. The master bedroom also has a Flat Screen Color TV and DVD player. The second bedroom has a 32 in flat screen TV/DVD player and the 3BR has a 40 in Flat Screen TV/DVD Player. We only use top quality bedding for your comfort. The kitchen has upgraded granite counter tops and has the newer stainless steel appliances. Bathrooms now have tiled showers and baths. The living room has that tropical feel with a new 50 Inch Flat Screen TV. Our Private oceanfront balcony has new deck furniture and new carpet was installed in May 2017. This condo also offers a keyless entry with your own secure code. No more lockouts, or waiting for a key from someone else. Also High Speed Internet Service is free to our guest.

Carolina Surf is all Concrete and Steel Fireproof Construction. All parking is covered and this complex has an oceanfront pool, kiddie pool, sundeck, and elevator. Bathrooms are also located on the ground floor (convenient to have if your on the beach and do not want to run back to the unit). Carolina Surf is a low density complex with only 28 units.

Reserve early, for the vacation week you want, not what is left over. Fewer owners are renting there units now, causing demand to be higher than supply. Carolina Surf is the nicest and most sought after units on the island. Carolina Surf is located in the downtown section of Carolina Beach and is within walking distance of the Boardwalk and all the shops, amusements, and restaurants.

Step onto a hushed beach where the surf plays tag with your feet and sea oats dance in the Atlantic breeze. This is Carolina Beach, a barrier island located on the southern tip of North Carolina. People have been drawn to our natural beauty for years. Our miles and miles of natural sidewalks give you ample room to savor the serenity of Carolina Beach.

Explore the depths of the ocean and never get wet at the North Carolina Aquarium (located at the south end of the Island). Just as if you lived beneath the water's surface, native marine life swims just inches away. Touch tanks and other hands-on activities complete this unique form of underwater exploration, where mysteries of the ocean are revealed.

Our beaches are known for colorful shells, left for your discovery by the ocean. They invite you to stay awhile and enjoy the many treasures you'll find where the sand and surf come together. Whether you prefer shelling, sunning or water sports, one thing is for sure. It all begins at the beach.

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The area's mild weather accommodates year round golfing and other activities.

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More Details

Tommy Sides
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

About Tommy Sides

My name is Tommy Sides and I am the original owner of this condo. Our family and friends have enjoyed Carolina Beach and the laid back life style it has to offer for years, and we hope that you will enjoy the Island also. We want to share our beach home with you and look forward to serving you.

Tommy Sides purchased this condo in 1986

Why Tommy Sides chose Southern Coast

Location, Location, Location. This condo is within walking distance of Restaurants, the Boardwalk, Britt's Donuts, Amusements, Ice Cream Shops, Banks and Deep Sea Fishing Boats. All without getting into your car and driving. Great Location and the Largest 3BR units on the Beach. We also have the best views from the Condo of the Beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This comment was sent on a thank you card. We had a wonderful week, the weather cleared on Monday and was beautiful the rest of the week. We love the changes you made to the condo. We are looking forward to our next visit.

Danny & Lynn Hyatt
Jun 2003
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Carolina Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Master Bathroom Has Jetted Tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full Bathroom For 2nd Bedroom and Hallway Access.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Half Bath located inside the 3rd Bedroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Size Sleeper
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Local Phone, Cable TV with VCR/DVD, Trash Chutes, Private Oceanfront Balcony, NON SMOKING UNIT


Very Good! 4/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.0 based on 8 reviews

Very Disappointed

  • 2 of 5

For the price of this unit we were very disappointed. After arriving and finding a number of issues (list to follow) I called the owner. He told me the unit was scheduled for a remodeling. Big red flag! Had we known we would not have rented the unit.

Upon arrival we found the air not to be working in one of the rooms. (yes vent was open)

The ceilings were dropping plaster.

The vents were all rusted.

There was mold in the corner of the wall at the floor.

Cable in one of the rooms did not work properly.

We found dirty dishes which we had to wash before we could use.

The unit also had ants.

The wall paper was coming off or was off in numerous places.

Lights were not working either unplugged or bulbs out.

Parking was a problem.

The carpet was in bad shape, needed new and if not new it needed stretching.

Also after talking to others we paid at the high end for this unit compared to the others. And again if we had know it was going to be remodeled we would not have rented it.

Maybe next year AFTER the remodeling it will be better but for us we would not rent again.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The condo was great vacation was amazing.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was issues with anything. Had everything you needed didn't need to bring anything except personal items. Tommy was great about me coming early and staying. The view was awesome!!! 2nd floor could see everything! Close to the boardwalk could walk to everything, stores, bars, ice cream, and restaurants. The learn to surf guy is right beside the condo. There's a pond super close by. The best part was sleeping the the sliding doors open and listening to the ocean all night!!! Beach access! With a nice outdoor pool!!! Think the kids liked the jetted tub most!!!! Plenty of sitting. We had 3 adults and 2 smaller kids and 4 older kids! Plenty of room! Will for sure stay there again!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful family vacation

  • 4 of 5

My family and myself (5 people in all) just returned from a week at Carolina Surf and were impressed with our accommodations. The condo is in good condition, well maintained and very comfortable, meeting our needs and then some. The kitchen is well stocked for nights in and condo is situated within very easy walking distance to boardwalk and associated restaurants, bars and coffee shops for nights out- perfect location. We absolutely loved being oceanfront and seeing and hearing the ocean while being in the condo, too. Pool is an enjoyable amenity- also very clean and well maintained. I would definitely recommend this place to friends and am looking forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo!

  • 5 of 5

We had another wonderful stay in Tommy Sides' condo. It's a great, clean condo! It has a beautiful view in the best location!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little Guys first Trip to the Ocean

  • 4 of 5

This condo is very well appointed with any cooking utensils, vessels, serving dishes and table service one would require. The 3 bedroom was a perfect fit for the six of us, we did not require the pull out since our son stayed at home. There is a good view of the ocean and the fireworks from the balcony which we enjoyed a good portion of the time. The younger crowd traveled to the sites while the "oldies" stayed at home. We found the oven a little tricky at first but the gals figured it out. I do suggest if you have had hip and/or knee replacement that you take a toilet riser and for the shower, a suction mounted grab bar. All in all a great week at the ocean especially our 7 yr. old grandson; he is the only one out of 7 who had not been to the ocean.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, thank you very much for staying with us and we are happy that you had a great time. Please keep us in mind for your next visit to Carolina Beach.
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North Carolina

Family vacation

  • 4 of 5

Dear Tommy,

Thank you for a wonderful week in your condo. We were so blessed to get to meet you during our stay. We enjoyed the beautiful view from the condo, especially on fireworks night and daily sunrises! Swimming in the pool, playing board games on the balcony, and visiting the boardwalk were all highlights of our trip!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change.
Credit Card Fees are 3.5% for Visa, MasterCard, Discover & 4.5% for American Express.
Holidays & Special Events will have slightly higher rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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