• 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Basic Soaps
  • Building
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Communal Pool
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Station Contact
  • First Aid Kit
  • Heating
  • Hospital Contact
  • Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Police Contact
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

General summary;

"Come hideaway for a while!" 1801 Canal suite D3 is a 2nd floor condo with pool access managed by Dale and Salt Water Real Estate and is a stellar location to relax and relax ALL year round! This unit sits just one block to fun in the sun at the beach! The suite is directly on the North End of Carolina Beach and is a long walk or brief drive from downtown Carolina Beach and everything that is has to offer.

The space;

The suite is directly on the North End of Carolina Beach and is a long walk or brief drive from downtown Carolina Beach and everything that is has to offer. The location is a long walk or brief drive from the Carolina Beach Boardwalk, eateries, and local stores (don't forget Britt's Famous Donuts)! If you like adventures, the marina is also there where you can take an offshore fishing trip or event boat out for a sunset sail. Camping more your thing? You can also head down to Kure Beach and fish directly off their fishing pier! Come with the 4X4 and drive (and camp) on the beach at Freeman Park, located on the North End of the island. The Carolina Beach Lake is close by, hosting the Farmer’s Market every Saturday, FIREWORKS every Thursday, and summer outdoor movies on Sunday (on a generous inflatable screen in the middle of the lake!). We welcome you to sit back, relax and savor yourselves because that's exactly what the beach is for!

These suites are a mixture of the original “period” construction and old world glamour, with a kiss of shabby-chic modernity and todays technology because hey, there’s got to be something for everybody! Each suite has its own distinct traits, quirks, and characteristics.

The entry to this 1 bedroom, 1 bath suite opens up into a enormous, freshly decorated family room combined with an open dining area and thoroughly supplied kitchen (stove+oven, refrigerator). The kitchen is outfitted will all of the basic preparing and dining silverware one can expect (plates, bowls, cups, silverware, etc.). In addition, there is a microwave, toaster, coffer maker and blender ready to help make yourself at home (and on Vacay!). Courtesy organic soap, shampoo, and lotion are left in the bathroom of each suite as well as ONE starter roll of TP and ONE garbage bag.

Most bedroom beds (including bunk beds) Including the ONE QUEEN bed consist of either a plush delight bed or a new encased 8” memory foam/cooling gel composition bed because we want all of our visitors to be appealing when it comes time to recharge. The pullout couches that can fit/support a memory foam pad are also accommodated with such! (Always bear in mind, although calming, a pullout couch/futon for a longer-term tenant may/may not give ideal support!) Remember, linens are NOT included in order to keep our costs low. You can bring them from home with you, buy them (Wal-Mart in Wilmington for example), or rent them (LOWTIDE Linens & Units, or another such vendor). Mention that you are staying with SALT WATER REAL ESTATE and receive an additional 10% off of any rented items!

There is a 50” Intelligent WIFI TV (with approx. 25 channels through the Charter Spectrum cable) along with an a WIFI computer connection for when it's time to sit back and savor some movies or shows after a long day at the beach!

We equip each suite with its own books, games, and misc. accessories to help cover the basis for our visitors to appreciate themselves in rain or shine. Sometimes however, these items are removed from the suite and not replaced and we do not realize it (tsk tsk!). If you notice something we’ve bragged about missing please let us know!!!

Guest access;

The SUITE: Guests have full access to their own private SUITE (never shared) along with a respective outdoor space, patio, or balcony. Each suite can vary slightly in archetype but what’s private for each guest or is a common area for all to share IS comfortably recognizable.

PARKING: Each guest will have access to (1) ONE un-assigned parking space (use your parking pass to avoid an accidental TOW). A $50 replacement fee will be assessed if the pass isn't left in your suite @ departure. For additional spaces, please refer to the town of CB for the most up to date recommendations!

Feel complimentary to reach out for any specific needs or clarifiers!

Other things to note;

-ALL suites are non-smoking (including vaping) and a heavy cleaning/repair charge WILL result if not adhered to.

-Linens (sheets/towels) are *NOT* part of the suite rental. Please refer to the linens chart in the profile for respective bed sizes and plan accordingly. We partner with “Low Tide Linens and Units” for any visitors looking to rent a linen package (sheet sets, towels, etc.) as opposed to bringing or buying your own. ***Please mention you are a guest with "Salt Water Real Estate" for an additional 10% off!*** Although the hyper link will be blocked by this site, a simple web search can yield their contact information. They will deliver directly into the suite in advance of your stay if needed!

-Quiet(er) hours begin at 9:00pm EST. We host many families of all ages so we ask all our visitors to be considerate, and enjoy the heck out of yourselves!

-NO BBQ’ing on ANY decks or porches. This is a tremendous fire hazard and is fineable (along with removing smoke/Co2 alarms). We work extremely hard to keep all of our visitors safe, and sometimes that takes teamwork!

-For a complete FOODIE RECCOMENDATION list, TV instructions, local Flora and Fauna, etc., please refer to the welcome binder located in each suite. Here are a few misc. additions’ we’ve been inquired about often this past summer prior to renting;

-Nearest Laundromat: Melissa’s Laundry @ 702 S Lake Park Blvd Carolina Beach NC 28428

-Nearest Fresh Seafood (prepare yourself): Blackburn Brothers Seafood @ 440 N Lake Park Blvd Carolina Beach NC 28428

-Please always consider TRAVEL INSURANCE from your respective renting site or vendor to help protect your $ in case of inclement weather or last min. travel complications (court, illness, etc.). These items are NOT returnable scenarios, regardless of scale unless the unit itself is compromised. If that does happen, we will do our absolute premium to find you alternative housing.

-Carolina Beach Town Hall supplies, where available, beach wheel chairs that can traverse the sand without charge. Please reach out to the Recreation Center for additional information.

The neighborhood;

The building itself is one block from the nearest beach access. The unit is a brief drive from down town Carolina Beach with its stores, activities and dining and is equidistant to the smaller, but just as glamourous Down Town Kure Beach. There are fireworks during the summer every Thursday nighttime, Movies at the lake each Sunday nighttime, and local fairs around the lake each Saturday morning (refer to for additional info!). Carolina Beach is a mix of friendly locals, snowbirds, and visitors all looking to hideaway the inland and enjoy the sand, surf, and mood. We really have an spectacular community!

Carolina Beach and the surrounding neighborhood offers an array of sights and activities to enjoy while here. Some of these examples are (but not limited to) a subtle beach hike through Carolina Beach State Park, Finishing on the Kure Beach Pier, Kayaking to one of the many islands surrounding the Intracoastal Waterway, watching canons blast during a historical reenactment at the Fort Fisher State Historic Site, or petting some Sting Rays at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. This doesn’t even include the aweing scenery of Airlie Gardens, and our very own battleship (USS NC) in Wilmington! Perhaps more inviting and less “experience” is your speed. Our own local Brewery (Good Hops) along with a round of Frisbee golf may be a great time.

And between the beach and Down Town Wilmington, boy do we have FOOD, Festivals, and good times!

Getting around;

Food, dining, and a multitude of outdoor activities are all well within walking distance. Downtown Carolina Beach has a number of vendors (such as Pleasure Island Units @ 2 N Lake Park Blvd Carolina Beach NC 28428 and Tony Silvagni Surf School @ 101 Cape Fear Blvd Carolina Beach NC 28428) that offer golf carts, paddleboards, surfboards, kayaks, and bicycles for rent as an alternative to driving. Taxi’s and Uber’s are always available for an assist when needed as well throughout the island! You can catch a Ferry to Southport in Kure Beach @ 2422 Fort Fisher Blvd S Kure Beach which leads to another ferry to Bald Head Island where NO CARS are allowed!

Walk, crawl (hopefully mainly the children!), bicycle, swim, paddle, drive, Uber… you name it.

Money-saving Tips

  • Find the official tourism bureau in the area you want to travel. Many tourism bureaus will offer you guides with deals for vacation rental management companies, dining and attractions. Search for these catalogs and discount books, since this allows visitors to discover those terrific attractions with a possibly significantly discounted.
  • Willing to alter your trip dates? The off-peak seasons frequently offer amazing rates on weekly rental properties.
  • Are you a armed forces veteran? Many vacation rental companies provide discounted rates to vets and active-duty forces. Be sure to confirm with property manager to see if your visiting group qualifies for a discounted rate.
  • Some properties are basically designed to serve specific vacationers, whether it's oceanside homes with fishing pier passes, city-center homes with nearby access to restaurants or waterfront homes that have private boat launching areas. If there's a certain Southport atteaction that you love, look for rental properties that cater especially to your needs.
  • Property management companies and individual property owners typically offer their guests the chance to buy trip insurance protection. Trip insurance, which generally will cost you anywhere between 1% - 5% of the basic stay cost, offers vacationers reimbursement of their rental expenses for any nights missed a result of personal medical emergencies or weather, and additionally ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or charges, like an unplanned hotel stay or extra gas.

How to Book a Vacation Home

Some people are shocked to discover how many rental homes are available in Southport. Rental homes are gaining in popularity among vacationers, and visitors will find that the sheer number of properties available makes it possible to find an suitable retreat to suit their Southport family, from calm condos to grand event homes with several bedrooms.

Rental homes are commonly owner operated or managed by property management companies. For owners not directly engaged in the management of their vacation home, management companies are critical in helping travellers with making reservations, check-in, housekeeping, and any routine maintenance issues that may occur.

We've developed a brief guide to assist you in getting most from your vacation rental experience.

Where to find and book the perfect vacation home:

Before you start to book " "Come escape for a while!" 1801 Canal suite D3 ", read through our short list of factors to consider.

Begin Your Search Early

Southport vacation rentals book months (and up to a year) in advance. Reserving your vacation property 6-12 months before your travel dates is usually recommended, when possible. Many groups choose to begin their search during Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Eve holiday gatherings.

Find your Area and Determine Dates

Consensus can be complicated between relatives, but as soon as this challenging part is finished everything will start to slide in place.

Selecting an Adequately-Sized Vacation rental

Determine who is traveling, and just how many/what particular bedroom arrangement you will need. Remember that that most rental homes advertise maximum guest capacity, which usually includes sofa beds in the family room. You'll need to figure out what is acceptable for your family. Generally rental home listings will summarize each of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattresses.

Create a Spending Limit

Will your preferred vacation property fit your budget during that prime Summer week? If a few groups or family members are sharing the cost, be certain that each group understands their obligation and has agreed to a maximum they are willing to chip in. Typically, just one person in the group will be responsible for making the complete reservation and getting each person's contribution.

Let's Talk Amenities

What property features is the family interested in? Do you only desire a rental home with a pool, spa or beach volleyball court? Would you like to be away from it all, or near a city setting? Are linens included with the rental, or do you need to take your own? Create a list of priority features to facilitate narrow your search.

Special Concerns

Grandparents will thank you for not reserving a stairs-access-only condo on the Third floor. Make sure you remember and inquire about wheel chair accessibility, pool lifts and special equipment requirements..

What About 4-Legged Family Members?

Are you or other people in the group visiting with a domestic pet? Dog guidelines are different at each rental. Read descriptions thoroughly. Many restrictions may eliminate a potential rental home. Ensure that you study descriptions and contracts carefully. Extra fees or costs may be applied to your contract. If in doubt, ask the property owner and get it in writing.

Start the Search

Many websites exist to match guests with property owners.. In combination with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Southport local rental properties" for local rental management companies. In addition to offering distinctive rental properties, local agencies offer you top-notch service..


When you have found your dream rental, make sure your trip dates are available.

While not true for all rental properties, many rental owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If they are unwilling to budge on a peak-season stay, try getting an extra night. Negotiating rates is more effective through the off-peak season when many rentals sit empty.

Read the Entire Agreement

Discover which of the following is included in your quoted rate:

  • Utility bills
  • Internet
  • Phone service
  • Pool Heating
  • Pay Per View Movies
  • Cleaning Fees
  • Trash collection
  • Maintenance policies
  • Key exchange
  • Parking requirements

In addition to the regular fee, travelers have to pay local taxes when booking " "Come escape for a while!" 1801 Canal suite D3 ", along with various other additional fees that may be required depending on their situation, including an animal fee, early check-in or late check-out fee, or a pool heat fee for private pool usage during the autumn or spring months.

Trip Insurance

Ensure you be aware of the cancellation policy before reserving. You will probably be offered trip insurance. Trip insurance defends the renter against emergencies and weather events, It provides peace of mind should disaster strike.

Book It

As soon as you think you've found "the one", begin the reservation process. You will probably need to submit a security deposit at time of booking.

Know Who to Call

Put the rental manager's contact information into your smartphone and wallet for quick access to answers during your visit.

Congratulations! All that is left is enjoying your visit!

During your Stay

  • Take notes of any damage soon after you arrive. We also advise immediately getting in touch with the rental home manager with a report of any wear and tear, together with your request for any repairs. This can prevent disagreements during check out.
  • Ask questions. You may need guidance for a gas fireplace, Television or jacuzzi. Contact your home manager. They are there to help. A quick phone call eliminates many headaches.
  • Don't forget to be a good neighbor. Residents probably live within earshot. Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by visitors next to your home.
  • Ask a local. Local residences can frequently point you in the right direction. Who better to ask where to get the best chicken wings, have a great date night, or the best spots for shopping?
  • Remember to protect the rental owner (and your things!) by keeping the property secured when you are away, exactly like you would at home.

At the end of your stay

  • Clean up a lttle bit. Even if you're spending money on a housekeeping fee, The vacation home needs to be in sound condition. Sinks filled with dirty dishes, excessive beach sand on the flooring and sticky messes should really be remedied prior to leaving.
  • As soon as your things are all out, begin a walk-through of the rental to be certain no property damage occurred during your remain. We advise walking through with the property manager whenever possible (this isn't always the case).. If the property owner is not available, make certain you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you enjoy your rental home? Many rental management company sites seek feedback after your stay . Owners and property managers will appreciate your positive reviews. If anything went wrong, we advise being kind but sincere with regards to experience. The best owners and managers will try very hard to solve the issue.

Use Your Experience

Did everybody have a good time? We hope this guide helped you find a great rental. Maybe the rental was not ideal, and you will better know how to refine your search for the next trip.

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