• 4 Bedrooms
  • 4.5 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck/Patio
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Elevator
  • Elevator
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Wifi
  • Golf
  • Golf
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

Location! Location! Location! If you have been dreaming of a beach holiday that offers spectacular sea vistas and a convenient central location, then look no further. “Whitney” is a gorgeous 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom duplex with spectacular oceanfront vistas that is within walking distance of everything Carolina Beach has to offer, including the boardwalk! This is the ideal place for your family to come and appreciate the salty new air and the calming sounds of the sea.

The first living level of this home has a Queen bedroom with a connected bathroom and another bedroom with two Twin beds. All three living levels of this home can be accessed via stairs or elevator for added appreciation and ease of accessibility. The main level of this unit includes an open floor plan with a great room that includes the thoroughly supplied kitchen, a half bathroom, dining area that seats six, a convenient kitchen island with additional bar seating, and a big living room with copious seating that leads to a private outdoor space. Savor family meals, movie nights, or relax on the outdoor space and soak in the generous sea vistas!

The third level has a Queen guest bedroom with a private bathroom that makes a peaceful and private space for your visitors. The master bedroom is oceanfront and includes excellent sea vistas, a calming King-sized bed, and comfortable ensuite. Who doesn’t want to wake up with a view of the sea? Expansive oceanfront balconies on all three levels make this a sensational holiday spot.

While in the area, be sure to check out the fun and quirky town we call our own. The Carolina Lake is right across the street, which includes the Saturday morning farmer’s market and the Sunday nighttime Movie in the Park. The Carolina Beach Boardwalk is only 6 blocks away and that’s where you will find fun stores, eateries, and the summer activities such as fireworks, carnival rides and live music. Across the street is our “famed” Veggie Wagon, which specializes in fruits, vegetables and homemade goodies that will accommodate the whole family!

Occupancy: 11
Stay Requirements: Saturday to Saturday rental in Summer. Min two nighttime stay other seasons.
Linens Recap: 1 King, 2 Queens, 2 Twins, 1 Full Couch Bed, 1 Twin Couch Bed
Parking: Parking for two cars - one under carport, one driveway
Prohibited: Smoking, Family Animals

For bigger family gatherings, rent the adjoining unit “C121 Winborne”, for a total of 8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, dining and living areas! Contact Bryant directly for details and availability.

Bryant Real Estate, established in 1952, is a family owned and operated firm that is licensed in North Carolina and hired by the unit owner to manage “C123 – Whitney” as a holiday rental.

Money Saving Rental Tips

  • Find the tourism bureau where you want to travel. Many tourism bureaus will send guide books with special deals for rental properties, dining and activities. Be on the lookout for these catalogs and coupon books, since this allows visitors to enjoy those fantastic attractions with a typically significantly discounted.
  • Are you willing to change your dates? Off-season rates are usually a fraction of top prices.
  • A number of rental companies and owners offer rate reductions for active and veteran members of the U.S. Military, or repeat guests to the same property. Be sure to ask property management company to see if your travelling crew qualifies for a discounted price.
  • Some rentals are essentially catered to particular customers, whether it's oceanside units with weekly pier passes, city-center homes with close access to night life or waterfront homes that feature private kiteboarding launching areas. You'll get the most value from a home which most closely satisfies your ideal holiday setting, regardless if it costs a little more.
  • Property management companies and individual rental owners typically offer their clients the opportunity to obtain trip insurance coverage. Trip insurance, which generally add somewhere between 1% - 5% of the basic stay price, offers visitors reimbursement of their travel expenses for any nights missed a result of personal medical related emergencies or storms, in addition to ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, such as an unplanned motel stay or extra fuel.

General Rental Home Tips & Tricks

You might be pleasantly surprised to uncover how many rentals are available at your destination. Vacation home accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of international research sites like Tripadvisor and VRBO.

Rental homes are usually owner operated or managed by rental management companies. Vacation rental management companies leverage scale, staff and working experience to provide simple and easy operational administration on behalf of the homeowner..

Seasoned Southport vacationers have identified a number of tips and tricks over the years with regards to renting rentals, however most beginners will be happy to know that several "techniques" are in plain sight, if you know where to search.

How to find and reserve the perfect rental property:

Before you start to book "Whitney: Escape to Paradise in This Upscale Oceanfront Duplex", read through our brief collection of considerations.

Search Early and Often

Southport vacation rentals start booking very early. Booking your vacation property 6-12 months before your travel dates is highly recommended, when possible. A lot of groups prefer to begin their search over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Eve gatherings.

Select your Town and Travel Week

Quite often, the hardest part of organizing your trip is deciding on where to go, and when. When the big decisions are tackled, the rest becomes easier.

Just How Much Vacation rental Do You Actually Need?

Take a head count. How many beds and bedrooms will you be needing? Remember that a lot of vacation rentals advertise maximum guest capacity, which typically includes sofa beds in the living room. You will need to figure out what is most appropriate for your company. Most vacation home listings will describe each one of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattresses.

What Exactly Are You Willing to Spend?

Will the chosen rental home suit your budget during that prime Summer week? Make sure to get cost-sharing commitments from travel companions well before booking a costly rental property. A single member of your company needs to be given the task of collecting repayments and acknowledging responsibility for the complete rental price at time of booking.

Let's Talk Amenities

What amenities is the group trying to find? Is a screened porch a necessity? Are you more interested in wildlife or nightlife? Does the unit have bikes and beach toys available as part of your stay? Make a list of prioritized "needs and wants" from your party to help narrow your search to the most appropriate home.

Special Issues to consider

Frequently the senior generation has problems with stairways. Be sure to remember and ask about wheel chair entry, pool lifts and specialized equipment requirements..

Paws-Friendly, Please

Be sure to include your companion! Even though many rental homes allow furry friends, guidelines and charges vary per rental. Make sure that you read descriptions and contracts carefully. Extra charges may apply when animals are added. If in doubt, ask the property owner and get it in writing.

Start the Search

As soon as the place, travel dates and family members are decided, search multiple resources for the greatest rental home selection. Besides Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we suggest searching Google for "Southport local rental properties" for local vacation rental management companies. Local agencies will often have a unique selection of vacation rentals daily and weekly.

Negotiate

When you have located your dream rental, double check to make sure your travel dates are available.

Although not true for all rental homes, many rental owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If they are unwilling to budge on a peak-season trip, try getting an extra night. Your best chance for a lower rate will be switching to a less desirable week.

Study the Agreement

You'll want to know which services are included:

  • Power bills
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Long Distance Calls
  • Pool Heating
  • Pay Per View Movies
  • Cleaning Fees
  • Trash collection
  • Maintenance policies
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking Fees

In addition to the regular price, travelers have to pay local taxes when renting "Whitney: Escape to Paradise in This Upscale Oceanfront Duplex", in addition to any other fees which may be required depending on their situation, including a dog fee, early check-in or later check-out fee, or a pool heat fee for private swimming pool usage during the fall or spring months.

Cancellation Policies

Be sure you be aware of the cancellation policy before booking. You will likely be offered trip insurance. Trip insurance safeguards the renter against emergencies and weather events, It offers peace of mind should catastrophe strike.

Book your Rental Home

After you believe you've found "the one", start the booking process. You will likely have to submit a security deposit at time of reservation.

Keep Your Property Manager's Info

Make sure you get the property manager's contact telephone number and entry/exit procedures for your rental. We suggest keeping the contact's information in your phone and wallet.

Congratulations! All that is left is enjoying your visit!

During your Stay

  • Take notes of any wear and tear when you arrive. We also recommend promptly phoning the rental home manager with a report of any damages, together with your request for any needed fixes. If there is a disagreement about liability later, having the documented problems and contact attempts could be helpful.
  • Ask questions. You could need instructions for a fireplace, TV or spa tub. Contact your rental manager. They are there to help. A phone call can save hours of difficulties.
  • Please be respectful of the neighborhood. Residents most likely live within earshot. Respecting late-night quiet hours and parking regulations can make a stay a lot more enjoyable.
  • Ask a local. Local people can often point you in the right direction.
  • Enjoy your stay! Be sure to protect the property owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the vacation home locked up while you are away, just like you would at home.

Check Out Time

  • Double-check every space of the rental home to make certain you've collected all valuables.
  • Make a point to walk through the rental home one final time and look for property damage. We suggest walking through with the property manager whenever you can (this isn't always the case).. If the property manager is not available, make sure that you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • How would you feel about your choice? Most rental management company sites request reviews after your stay is complete. Property owners and rental managers will thank you for positive ratings. If something went wrong, we suggest being kind but honest with regards to experience. The best property owners and managers will try very hard to correct the situation.

Learn and Improve

Does everybody want to re-book next year? We hope this guide steered you to a great vacation rental. If the rental home was not quite right, and you'll better know how to refine your search for the next time.

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Victory Beach Vacations

Victory Beach Vacations

Visitors who are on the hunt for the postcard-perfect vacation rental in the heart of the Carolina Beach or Kure Beach area will find an enticing selection and plenty of friendly customer service when they rent through Victory Beach Vacations. Based in Carolina Beach in the coastal Cape Fear region, Victory Beach Vacations has more than 100 vacation rentals in all shapes and sizes to ensure that every vacationing family can find their dream home away from home on the beach.   When you book your Cape Fear getaway with Victory Beach Vacations, the fun doesn’t end when you leave the beach, it continues with an array of privately-owned properties outfitted with all of the amenities needed for a fabulous beach vacation.   Jenna Lanier, General Manager, explains that her family first opened the rental and property management business in 2002. At the forefront of Victory Beach operations is Lanier’s mother, Caroline Meeks. Meeks is both the Broker in Charge and co-owner with husband, Buck Meeks, who manages the Field Services team with Lanier’s husband, Scott.   For nearly 20 years, the Victory Beach team has worked tirelessly to establish a network of top-of-the-line rental properties for Cape Fear visitors to enjoy. “As far as our properties go,” explains Lanier, “they are all updated, well-furnished and appointed. “We have always performed post-cleaning inspections and since the pandemic, have put freshly laundered duvets over all of the comforters between rentals.”   Lanier emphasizes how important the guests experience is “we strive to give our guests a relaxing, stress free, memorable vacation.” This emphasis on customer service has led to Victory Beach Vacations having a 4.8 Google rating with over 300 reviews by happy owners and guests.In addition to Victory Beach’s superior sanitation practices, the company offers properties for every type of visitor. Choose from luxury oceanfront houses and condos to more reasonbly priced 2nd row properties with oceanviews. Many properties include pools and hot tubs as well, perfect for outdoor entertaining, and many are dog friendly.   Lanier also notes that all properties are within walking or driving distance to Pleasure Island’s main attractions – Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. The former, as described by Lanier, is the more commercialized of the two destinations and features a boardwalk, outdoor dining options and a plethora of weekly activities including fireworks, live music, amusement park pop-ups, and movies under the stars. Kure Beach offers a more residential feel with its fishing pier, intimate restaurants and family favorite, North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.More water fun awaits, too. “There is a harbor and a canal that feed into the intercoastal. We have several properties on the harbor so guests can bring their boat, kayak, [or jet ski] and travel between islands,” says Lanier.   A stay with Victory Beach Vacations is an annual pilgrimage for most. “A large percentage of guests are previous guests. Some even reserve the same property for the next year as they’re checking out,” Lanier says. “It’s almost like it’s their personal vacation home.”   Even before guests arrive at their vacation destination, the Victory Beach Vacations’ website greets them with a live beach cam and exquisite aerial footage of both Carolina and Kure Beaches. See for yourself by scanning the QR code and call Victory Beach Vacations at 910.458.0868 to book your Cape Fear getaway. Start making your memories today! —Grace Silipigni