• 4 Bedrooms
  • 4.5 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Chairs
  • Blender
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Books
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Children Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck/Patio
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • Dining Room
  • Dining Table
  • Dining Table
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Family
  • Family
  • Fenced Pool
  • Fenced Pool
  • Fenced Yard
  • Fenced Yard
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • First Aid Kit
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Wifi
  • Games
  • Games
  • Grill
  • Grill
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heated Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Iron & Board
  • Kettle
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Pantry Items
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pool
  • Pool
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Private Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Romantic
  • Romantic
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Smart TV
  • Smart TV
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

Located in a peaceful community located on the enticing west end of Holden Beach, sits this pretty, newly refreshed 4 bed, 3.5 bath home with a private heated pool, Tiki bar and 2 master suites! A fast, min. and a half walk in either direction will get you to the private community beach access AND the private community pier and dock by the Intracoastal Waterway and Marsh. The pool is open year round, however, the pool heater will only heat the pool when the average air temperatures are somewhere around 60 degrees. The heater typically keeps the pool water between 80-85 degrees April - Oct depending on air temperatures. There is no additional price to heat the pool, but we can not guarantee the pool water temperatures due to the dependency of the air temperatures.

Marsh Mellowed By The Sea includes a pretty open floor plan. Upon entering the home, you will find the living room, a well-supplied kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a sizable dining area with seating for 10, and a half bath where you will find an enclosed washer and dryer. Also located on this floor is a master suite with a Queen size bed, private full bathroom and a Intelligent TV.

Upstairs are three additional bedrooms. The first bedroom, a master suite with a Queen size bed, private full bath with hottub tub and Intelligent TV, offers vistas of the sea from one bay window and the marsh from the other window. The second bedroom, which also has a Queen bed and Intelligent TV, shares a full bathroom with the third bedroom which includes full over full bunkbed and twin bed. Also on this floor you will find a sitting room with 2 recliners, a bar table and chairs, wet bar, mini refrigerator and TV. Savor outdoor living on the front porch, front balcony accessible from the sitting room, on the back screened-in porch which overlooks the pool, or at the pool and on the generous pool outdoor space!

The activities are never-ending at Marsh Mellowed By The Sea! Fill the beach cart with sand toys and beach chairs and walk less than 2 mins. down the street to the private beach access to savor a fun-filled day in the sand, surf and sun. With no stairs to worry about, getting to the beach is fast and smooth! Later, take in the elegant Marsh and ICW vistas by the private pier access which has sitting areas that include benches, a swing and a picnic table. Launch a kayak, fish, crab and take in the wildlife off the private community dock while surrounded by spectacular vistas and sunsets. Appreciate a game of corn hole in the backyard, a alluring invigorating drink by the Tiki bar, and don’t forget to take a cooling dip in the private pool supplied with pool floats, tubes and noodles!

Vacations don’t last forever, but holiday memories will when you make them here at Marsh Mellowed By The Sea.

Other includes and comforts to note: New HVAC systems (2021) with whole home air purification system that kills molds, bacteria, viruses, freshens the air and reduces allergens, dust and static electricity. New private pool (2020) and Tiki bar near the pool and patio. New couch and beds, outdoor hot/cold shower with changing area, outdoor gas grille, Intelligent TV’s in the 3 Queen bedrooms, both upstairs sitting area and downstairs living room have Intelligent TV’s and cable, Keurig coffee maker, 2 adult bicycles (men’s and women’s), newly outfitted kitchen items such as a thermal carafe coffee maker, blender, pots and pans, silverware, etc. and additional refrigerator in storage unit.

**Please be aware that there is an exterior security camera located on the premises directed towards parking area and/or entrances for added security and tranquility of mind.**

Tips to Save Money on your Rental

  • Search for the tourism bureau where you want to travel. Many established tourism bureaus will offer you guide books with promotions for vacation rentals, dining and attractions. Keep an eye out for these guides and discount books, since this allows vacationers to discover the same activities at a generally considerable discounted.
  • Are you willing to modify your travel week? Off-peak times offer substantive bargains.
  • Plenty of property management companies and owners offer special discounts for active duty and veteran men and women of the Armed forces, or returning individuals to the same rental. Be sure to check with property owner to see if your travelling gang qualifies for a rate reduction.
  • Is there a certain experience that you are most getting excited about ? Make sure to prioritize your proximity to the activities and places of interest you are most looking forward to.
  • Management companies and individual rental home owners often offer guests the opportunity to buy trip insurance protection. Trip insurance, which generally add somewhere between 1% - 5% of the base rental cost, provides travellers reimbursement of their rental costs for any days missed resulting from health emergencies or weather, as well as ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unplanned motel stay or additional gasoline.

General Rental property Advice

You may be pleasantly surprised to find out how many properties are available at your destination. Rental home accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of worldwide research sites like Tripadvisor and VRBO.

The majority of rental homes in Southport are privately owned and many are represented by well-known local rental management companies. Rental owners typically select management companies to facilitate promoting and marketing, house cleaning services and maintenance.

We have assembled a short guide to assist you in getting most from your vacation rental experience.

Finding and booking the right rental home:

Before you decide to book "Marsh Mellowed by the Sea by Brunswick Vacation Rentals, Heated Private Pool", read through our short checklist of factors to consider.

The Sooner You Begin, The Better The Choices

Southport rental homes start booking early. To find the best selection, begin your planning and search 6-12 months prior to your trip. Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years are excellent times to plan and reserve your vacation rental home..

Decide on a Town and Date

Start by determining which particular area of Southport you would like to explore, and the determine dates you'll be vacationing.

How Much Rental home Do You Need?

How many family members are joining your getaway? Be aware that most vacation rentals advertise maximum guest capacity, which oftentimes includes sofa beds in the home's living room. You'll need to figure out what is most appropriate for the family. Generally vacation home listings will describe each one of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattress sizes.

Establish Your Budget

Does your chosen vacation property suit your budget during that choice Summer week? Make sure you get cost-sharing commitments from travel companions prior to booking an expensive rental home. One member of your company will need to be given the task of getting contributions and agreeing to responsibility for the complete rental payment at time of booking.

Property Amenities

What amenities is your family trying to find? Is a screened deck a requirement? Do you desire to be away from it all, or close to civilization? Are bedsheets included with the rental, or will you need to bring your own? Make a list of priority features to facilitate filter your search.

Accessibility and Special Considerations

Do a few people in your party have specific needs? If wheel chair access, elevators, pool lifts or other special equipment is required, factor that into your search. Most rental postings will include a list of amenities.

Your Puppy Deserves a Vacation, Too

Be sure to include your best friend! Animal friends are welcome at a number of rental properties, but policies differ. Many constraints may dismiss a prospective rental. Study your agreement carefully! Service fees may apply when pets are included. Ask questions *before* you reserve!

Start your Search

After the area, dates and guests are decided, search multiple resources to get the best rental selection. In addition to Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Southport local rental homes" for local property management companies. Besides having exclusive rental properties, local agencies provide you with fantastic service..

Negotiate

When you have located your dream rental, check to confirm your trip dates are available.

While not true for all rental homes, many property owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If the price isn't negotiable, the number of nights might be. Your easiest prospects for a reduced rate will be switching to an off-season week.

Read through the Entire Agreement

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

  • Electric bills
  • Internet
  • Telephone service
  • Pool and hot tub heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • Cleaning Fees
  • Trash collection
  • Maintenance policies
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking requirements

In addition to the standard price, travelers have to pay state taxes when booking "Marsh Mellowed by the Sea by Brunswick Vacation Rentals, Heated Private Pool", along with any other additional fees which might be mandatory depending on their circumstances, including a dog charge, early check-in or late check-out fee, or a pool heating fee for private pool usage during the fall or spring months.

Cancelling your Rental Home

Cancellation policies vary with each rental. Many rental home agreements include an option for trip insurance. Trip insurance, which ordinarily costs anywhere between 1% - 5% of your standard vacation rental price, provides vacationers with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent rental costs) for any days missed a result of personal medical emergencies or weather, and additionally hurricane evacuation costs, such as a unforeseen motel stay or additional gas.

Complete the Booking

Once you believe you've found "the one", start the booking process. Remember that most rental contracts require a substantial rental deposit and/or security deposit to protect the property owner.

Where to Get Help

Make sure that you get the property manager's contact number and entry/exit procedures for your rental property. We recommend storing the contact's information in your smart phone and wallet.

Good luck on booking your rental home! You're on the way to a fabulous vacation!

During your Stay

  • Take notes of any damage right after you arrive. We also advise immediately calling the rental manager with a report of any damages, along with your request for any required repairs.
  • If there is any ambiguity about vehicle parking, policies of the house, house access, pool functions, etc... we advise you ask the property manager promptly. A brief phone call helps prevent many complications.
  • Be respectful of the local community. Residents frequently live within earshot. Respecting late-night quiet hours and parking restrictions can make a vacation significantly more relaxing.
  • Ask a local. Natives can often point you in the right direction.
  • Enjoy your stay! Make sure you protect the owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the rental locked up while you are away, exactly like you would at home.

Leaving Paradise

  • Double-check every space of the rental property to ensure you've packed all possessions.
  • Once your things are all out, begin a walk-through of the property to verify no property damage occurred during your remain. We suggest walking through with the property manager wherever possible (this may not be possible).. If the property manager is not available, ensure that you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you enjoy your rental? Nearly all vacation rental sites seek feedback after your stay is complete. Rental owners and property managers will appreciate your glowing reviews. If anything was unsatisfactory and they didn't correct it in a practical manner, or if the rental home was not as described, you'll want to note that in your critique.

Learn and Improve

Hold a vacation recap meeting with the people in your group. Did everybody have a blast? Hopefully this guide steered you to a great rental home. Otherwise, you have gained useful experience to aid with another search.

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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