• 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Children Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Childs Highchair
  • Childs Highchair
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Elevator
  • Family
  • Family
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Wifi
  • Game Room
  • Game Room
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Pantry Items
  • Pets Considered
  • Pets Considered
  • Pool Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

THE LOCATION
Holden Beach North Carolina, is a modest coastal community in southeast North Carolina known for its welcoming locals, superb beaches, and nesting sea turtles. Recognized as a top beach by USA Today, and one of National Geographic Traveler’s Magazine top 10 family beach destinations, Holden Beach is the ideal destination for your next holiday. Keepin' It Reel is located within a brief 3 min. walk to the beach and has striking sea vistas from both decks!
UNIT DETAILS
This unit comes thoroughly outfitted with all the luxuries you will need to have a comforting and peaceful holiday! Conveniences begin with covered parking and lighting for up to 5 cars. There is a private pool, tiki bar and outdoor shower. Pool heating is available for an additional $80 per day. Intelligent TVs are located in every bedroom and in the main living areas on both floors. The first floor has a pool table and wet bar, the second floor has a generous open living area. This home is very big. The elevator makes this home handicap friendly. All Stellar Beach units include bed and bath linens for all stays. This home has keyless entry. To make your stay with us feel a little more like home, this unit includes a propane gas grille. Additionally, this home comes with six (6) beach chairs for you and your event to utilize at your leisure.
BEDDING CONFIGURATIONS
First Floor-
Room 1: King
Room 2: King
Room 3: Two sets of Twin Bunk Beds
Two bedrooms are office compatible with collapsible desks for remote working!
The game room includes a couch that pulls out into a Queen.
Second Floor-
Room 4: King
Room 5: King

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
If you would like pool heating please let us know at the time of renting or at least 30 days prior to your stay.
Pre-approval is mandatory for events under age 30.
Smoking is not allowed at any Stellar Beach Unit if caught smoking on the premises you will incur a fee.
This home is pet friendly, please see pet policy below.
Pet Policy
Keepin' It Reel is a Pet Friendly Unit for a non-returnable $350 pet fee. You can bring up to two dogs and cats under 50 pounds. Homeowner Approval is mandatory. Any pet left unattended must be crated, and can not be left outdoor. No dogs and cats are allowed on the furnishings or beds. Please e-mail us a copy of your family dogs and cats most refreshed vaccination record, proof of flea and tick treatment, as well as a photo of your pet to begin the approval process. If a pet is found on the unit without approval an additional fee will be applied to your stay.
*Two dogs and cats under 50 pounds allowed for a $350 non-returnable pet fee*
*Please note, NO family pets allowed under 1 year old*
CANCELLATION POLICYYou may cancel any reservation and receive a full refund of all amounts paid if you notify Stellar Beach in writing (by e-mail or letter) of your intention to cancel the reservation at least ninety (90) days prior to the check-in date. In the event that you cancel your reservation within ninety (90) days of your check-in date, for any or no reason, (including the failure to pay the final payment due 30 days before the stay), including inclement weather, you shall not be eligible for a refund of any payments made to Stellar Beach. Stellar Beach highly recommends purchasing traveler insurance!
We offer Standard Trip Insurance which covers you 100% of Trip Cost up to $100,000 if your cancellation reasons fall within the 30+ standard cancellation reasons. The price of Standard Trip Insurance is 7% of the total renting price. Standard Trip Insurance can be bought up to 30 days before your stay.
We offer Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) Trip Insurance which covers you 100% of Trip Cost up to $100,000 if your cancellation reasons fall within the 30+ standard cancellation reasons (listed above) and 60% reimbursement if your cancellation reason does not fall within the 30+ standard cancellation reasons. The price of CFAR Trip Insurance is 10.8% of the total renting price. CFAR Trip Insurance can only be bought in the period of two weeks after your renting has been made.

Free Wifi

Wallet-Friendly Tips

  • Find the official tourism bureau where you want to vacation. Most official tourism bureaus supply printed travel guides with savings for rental homes, restaurants and attractions. Look for these magazines and coupon books, since this allows vacationers to experience those fantastic activities at a sometimes considerable discounted.
  • Flexible about when you might travel? Shoulder seasons offer impressive discounts.
  • Are you a armed forces veteran? Quite a few property management companies provide rate reductions to vets and active-duty forces. Be sure to check with property manager to see if your vacationing group is eligible for a markdown.
  • Is there a specific activity you are mainly getting excited about ? You will definitely get the best value from a home that most directly suits your ideal trip setting, regardless if it costs a bit extra.
  • Think about investing in trip insurance with your rental agreement. Trip insurance, which usually costs between 1% - 5% of the basic stay cost, provides vacationers reimbursement of their vacation costs for any days missed due to medical-related emergencies or storms, in addition to ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, such as an unanticipated hotel room stay or additional gasoline.

General Rental Information

Many people are shocked to learn how many vacation rentals can be found in Southport. Rental accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of worldwide research sites like Tripadvisor and VRBO.

Virtually all rental properties in Southport are privately operated and many are represented by well-known local property management agencies. Vacation rental management companies leverage scale, equipment and knowledge to provide simple and easy operational management on behalf of the owner..

Below are great tips and suggestions to help you understand the rental search and booking process.

Finding and booking the best rental:

Before you book "Keepin' It Reel, Pet Friendly, Private Pool, Elevator, Tiki Bar, Steps From The Beach", examine our short collection of points to consider.

Start Your Search Early

Southport rentals start booking very early. To assure the most desirable choice of vacation rentals, we recommend searching and reserving your Southport getaway 6-Twelve months in advance, whenever feasible. Holiday reunions can be a great time for groups to plot their Summer holiday escapes..

Select your Area and Vacation Week

Oftentimes, the toughest portion of planning your trip is deciding on where to search, and when. When the big decisions are resolved, the rest is much easier.

Pick a Size

Take a head count. How many beds and bedrooms will you need? Bear in mind that a lot of homes list maximum guest capacity, which oftentimes includes sofa beds in the living room. You'll need to determine what is suitable for your family. Generally rental home listings will summarize each of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattresses.

Establish Your Budget

Will your selected vacation property suit your budget during that prime Summer week? Make certain to get cost-sharing commitments from travel companions before booking a pricey rental property. Most rental agreements require a single person to be liable for the entire reservation.

Create a list of "Wishes" and "Requirements"

What amenities is your group searching for? Do you only want a property with a pool, jacuzzi or beach volleyball court? Do you wish to be far from the crowds, or near a city setting? Are sheets included with the rental contract, or do you need to take your own? Make a list of priority features to guide narrow your search.

Special Considerations

Do certain people in your crew have special needs? If wheel chair accessibility, elevators, pool lifts or other special equipment is required, include that into your search. Nearly all rental home postings include a list of amenities.

Paws-Friendly, Please

Make sure you include your furry family members. Animal guidelines are different at each property. Study descriptions thoroughly. A number of constraints may possibly dismiss a prospective rental. Ensure that you study descriptions and contracts carefully. Charges may apply when animals are added.

Start your Search

A number of internet resources exist to match guests with rental owners.. In addition to Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we suggest searching Google for "Southport local rental homes" for local vacation rental management companies. Local property management companies proudly offer a top-quality vacation experience.

Negotiate

Re-read the description to confirm the vacation home has everything that you need. If something is missing, the vacation rental management company might know of similar properties that fit your style and budget..

Although not true for all rental properties, many property owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If they are hesitant to budge on a highly-desirable week, try getting an extra night. Your best prospects for a lower rate will be switching to an off-season week.

Read the Entire Contract

Read the entire agreement and make certain you fully understand who is responsible for:

  • Electric bills
  • WIFI Access
  • Long Distance Calls
  • Pool Heating
  • Pay Per View Movies
  • Housekeeping
  • Trash Pickup (and which day?)
  • Maintenance policies
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking Space

In addition to the regular fee, vacationers must pay state taxes when booking "Keepin' It Reel, Pet Friendly, Private Pool, Elevator, Tiki Bar, Steps From The Beach", as well as any other fees which may be mandatory depending on their situation, including a dog charge, earlier check-in or later check-out fee, or a pool heating fee for private pool usage during the autumn or spring months.

Cancellation Policies

Ensure that you are familiar with the cancellation policy before booking. You will probably be offered trip insurance. Trip insurance, which typically costs between 1% - 5% of the standard rental price, provides guests with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent rental home costs) for any nights missed a result of personal medical emergencies or storms, and additionally hurricane evacuation expenses, such as a unforeseen hotel stay or additional gas.

Reserve It

Once you feel you've identified "the one", start the booking process. You will probably be asked to submit a security deposit at time of reservation.

Get Contact Info

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

Congratulations on booking your rental home! You're on your way to a fantastic vacation!

During your Stay

  • Photograph at your arrival. To ensure that no damages are associated with your visit, create a record of any trouble spots of the rental. If you discover damages, or if fixes are required call the property manager right away.
  • Ask questions. If you have any ambiguity about vehicle parking, policies of the property, house access, swimming pool operation, etc... we recommend you ask the rental manager immediately. A quick phone call eliminates many complications.
  • Remember to be a good next-door neighbor. . Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by visitors next to your primary residence.
  • Ask a local. Residents can often point you in the right direction. Who better to ask where to get the best nachos, have a great date night, or the best places for shopping?
  • Ensure you protect the rental owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the vacation rental locked up while you are away, just like you would at home.

At the end of your stay

  • Make sure you've packed all your personal belongings. Sweep every room in the home for left-behind possessions. Check bathrooms, the garage, kitchen cabinets, backyards, the pool area, and anywhere else your personal property might "hide".
  • Be sure to walk through the rental one last time and look for property damage. If possible, do this walk-out inspection with the property manager present. If the property manager is not available, make certain you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • How do you feel about your choice? Nearly all rental property web sites request feedback after your stay . Rental owners and property managers will thank you for favorable recommendations. If anything was unacceptable and they failed to fix it in a reasonable manner, or if the property was not as described, you'll want to note that in your critique.

Learn from your Stay

Hold a debrief with your traveling companions. How did they feel about the rental choice? Ideally everything turned out to be outstanding and you're ready to reserve the rental home for next season. Maybe the property wasn't perfect, and you'll better understand how to perfect 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

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