• 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Basic Soaps
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Bicycles
  • Blender
  • Blender
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Children Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Area
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • First Aid Kit
  • Games
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Games For Kids
  • Grill
  • Grill
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Pantry Items
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Shampoo
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

Come visit Eight East where you will find a new & tidy remodeled glamourous bungalow that is sure to please! Located on the oceanside of Henderson St., 1940's duplex style bungalow is full of a long line of Wrightsville Beach history and has been transformed into a beachy modern getaway. The location cannot be beat as you are within walking distance of WB's strip of dining & stores as well as just steps to Johnnie Mercer's Pier! The infamous Wrightsville Beach Loop is only a hop skip and a jump away for all of you exercise gurus who want to get your exercise on during your vacay!

Step into a brilliant & airy comfortable space for friends and family to gather! Appreciate a flat screen intelligent TV with cable in all living areas and bedrooms. Comfy upsized couches and chairs fill the lower and upper level sitting areas to rest on. There are two dining & kitchen areas that have it all. Upstairs seats 9 restfully at the generous farm table and 5 can sit around the huge island/bar. The downstairs dining area seats 6 around the table and 2 at the bar. The freshly refreshed kitchens offers everything you will need for dining and preparing while staying with us! New stainless steel appliances, dishes, drinkware, silverware, and all of the preparing silverware you will need. We also keep the cabinets outfitted with the staples, salt & pepper, preparing oils, spices, sugar. During your stay, you have access to a Keurig and coffee pods, sugar and creamer. We also give dishwasher pods, laundry pods, paper towels, and toilet paper.

Our home will agreeably sleep 12 visitors offering 3 king beds, 1 bunk bed, 2 queen beds and two pullout couches. Each bedroom has a flat screen TV with cable and device charging station and is adorned with impeccable coastal furnishings that will give a very restful stay. No need to worry yourself with towels or linens, each room comes with its own set of sheets and two sets of newly laundered towels. 12 beach towels will also be supplied. The bungalow has 3 full bathrooms. You will find each bathroom well supplied with all of the essentials: soap, shampoo, conditioner, and other toiletries. We also have two sets of washers and dryers that you are welcomed to use.

Last but certainly not least, chill out on our sizable wrap around porches with calming seating and dining areas. When you come in from the sun & sand, rinse off in our newly constructed hot/cold outdoor showerhouse! There is parking available for 4 cars in the driveway . Please no parking underneath the home. Feel complimentary to utilize beach chairs/toys/bicycles you find in the downstairs outdoor closet.

PROVIDED: Free High speed WIFI, thoroughly supplied kitchen, paper goods and ALL linens, including all linens + bath + beach towels to save you the hassle/price of renting them separately (a $200+ value)
When you arrive, beds will be made with crisp, new linens and complete sets of fluffy towels will be available. At the end of your stay, we have a modest tidy up checklist but after checkout we have a cleaning service come in to tidy the bungalow so you do not have to worry about that! Sorry, but we do not accept dogs and cats or smoking in our home or on the premises.

This bungalow can also be rented duplex style as two separate units (Upper & Lower) Please message us for details or go to Vacation Rental By Owner listing #1397586 (Upper) or Vacation Rental By Owner listing #1551936 (Lower).

Money-saving Tips

  • Find the tourism bureau where you want to travel. Most official tourism bureaus supply guides with savings for rental properties, restaurants and attractions. Be on the lookout for these catalogs and coupon books, because this allows visitors to discover those terrific activities with a quite often significantly discounted.
  • Wish to avoid the crowds? Shoulder seasons special offer incredible offers.
  • Are you a military veteran? Plenty of property management companies provide markdowns to veterans and active-duty forces. Make sure to confirm with property owner to see if your vacationing group qualifies for a reduction.
  • Is there a specific activity you are most anticipating during your stay? You will definitely get the most value from a rental that most thoroughly satisfies your ideal trip setting, regardless if it costs a bit extra.
  • Property management companies and individual home owners generally offer clients the chance to purchase trip insurance protection. Trip insurance, which generally will cost you anywhere between 1% - 5% of the basic rental cost, offers visitors reimbursement of their travel costs for any days missed a result of personal medical-related emergencies or storms, and additionally ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or charges, like an unexpected hotel stay or additional fuel. Trip insurance is definitely a bank account-saver if the unforseen occurs .

The Rental Process

You may be shocked to learn just how many rentals are available at your destination. With such a wide selection, guests are certain to find a rental home that meets their desires and spending budget.

Virtually all rental properties in Southport are privately operated and many are represented by well-known local rental management companies. For property owners not directly involved with the management of their home, management companies are critical in helping families with reserving, check-in, cleaning, as well as routine maintenance issues that may arise.

Seasoned Southport vacationers have figured out several tips and tricks over the years when it comes to renting rentals, however many novices will be happy to know that many of these "methods" are in plain sight, if you know where to search.

Searching for and reserving the best vacation property:

Before you book "Beachside Cottage Steps From the Ocean!", review our brief collection of factors to consider.

Begin Your Search Early

Like many trendy hot spots, In Southport the best vacation homes are booked very early. To guarantee the best selection of vacation homes, we recommend searching and reserving your Southport rental 6-12 months before your travel dates, whenever feasible. Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years are excellent times to find and reserve your rental..

Find your Area and Confirm Dates

Consensus can be tricky between members of the family, but the moment this challenging part is complete everything will start to slide in place.

Select a Size

Take a head count. How many beds and bedrooms will you be needing? Try to remember that most properties advertise maximum guest capacity, which oftentimes includes sofa beds in the family room. You will need to figure out what is acceptable for the party. Precise descriptions of bedrooms and beds are usually accessible online. Otherwise, contact the property owner before you reserve the home.

Determine Your Budget

Does the preferred rental home fit your budget during that popular Summer week? If multiple individuals or loved ones are sharing the cost, always make sure each group knows their obligation and has approved a maximum they are prepared to chip in. Normally, a single member of the group will be in charge of making the full reservation and getting each family member's contribution.

Let's Discuss Amenities

What amenities is your family looking for? Do you want a rental property with outside dining area? Are you more enthusiastic about wildlife or night life? Does the unit have bicycles and beach toys available throughout your stay? Make a list of prioritized "necessities and preferences" from your group to help filter your search to the perfect rental.

Accessability

Elderly family members will thank you for not reserving a stairs-only condo on the 3rd floor. If wheel chair access, elevators, pool lifts or other specialized equipment is necessary, factor that into your search. Most vacation home postings include a list of amenities.

Take the Dog

Are you or other people in the group traveling with a furry companion? Animal friends are welcome at a number of vacation rentals, but policies can vary. Many restrictions might eliminate a potential rental property. Ensure that you read agreements and contracts carefully. Extra fees or deposits may be applied to your agreement. Ask questions *before* you book!

Where to Search

A number of websites exist to match renters with property owners.. Together with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we suggest searching Google for "Southport local rental homes" for local vacation home management companies. Local companies often have a unique collection of rental properties daily and weekly.

Negotiate

Re-read the description to be certain the property has everything that you need. If it is lacking, the rental management company may know of very similar homes that better fit your style and budget..

While not true for all rental homes, many owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If they are unwilling to budge on a highly-desirable stay, try getting an additional night. Your easiest prospects for a lower rate will be switching to a less desirable week.

Read the Entire Contract

It is advisable to know which services are included:

  • Utility bills
  • Internet
  • Long Distance Calls
  • Pool and hot tub heating
  • Pay Per View Movies
  • Cleaning Service
  • Trash collection
  • Maintenance (get a phone number)
  • Key exchange
  • Parking requirements

Get a total that includes taxes, pet and other additional fees.

Trip Insurance

Cancellation policies vary with each rental. Many vacation property agreements include an option for trip insurance. Trip insurance defends the renter against emergency situations and weather events, It offers peace of mind should tragedy strike.

Book It

As soon as you think you've identified "the one", start the reservation process. Bear in mind that most rental agreements require a substantial rental down payment and/or security deposit to safeguard the vacation home owner.

Know Who to Call

Put the property manager's contact information into your smartphone and wallet for easy access to answers throughout your visit.

Congratulations! All that is left is making the most of your vacation!

During your Stay

  • Take pictures at your arrival. To make sure no damages are linked to your stay, make a record of any problem areas of the rental. We also suggest promptly calling the rental manager with a report of any wear and tear, together with your request for any critical repairs. This can prevent disagreements during checkout.
  • You could need instructions for a fireplace, Television or hot tub. Call your rental manager. They are there to help. A brief phone call helps prevent many headaches.
  • Be respectful of the local community. Many times, adjacent residences are occupied by permanent locals. Respecting late-night quiet hours and parking rules can make a visit much more relaxing.
  • Ask a local. Natives are a terrific source of recommendations. Who better to ask where to get the best pizza, have a great night out, or the best areas for wildlife?
  • Remember to protect the rental owner (and your things!) by keeping the property secured while you are away, just like you would at home.

At the end of your stay

  • Tidy up a bit. Even though you're spending money on a house cleaning fee, The rental needs to be in good condition. Kitchen sinks brimming with dishes, excessive beach sand on the floor and sticky messes should really be addressed prior to leaving.
  • As soon as everything is out, perform a walk-through of the rental to make sure no damage occurred in the course of your stay. We recommend walking through with the rental manager whenever you can (this isn't always the case).. If the property manager is not available, make certain you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you love your stay? Many vacation rental management companies and rental websites permit customers to give comments. If the rental and/or property manager was top notch, they'll appreciate your positive reviews. If something went wrong, we advise being kind but genuine regarding your experience. The best owners and managers will work very hard to solve the problem.

Learn from your Stay

Hold a meeting with the members of your group. Did everyone have a good time? We hope this guide helped you find a fantastic vacation home. Otherwise, you have acquired invaluable rental search experience to aid with the next search.

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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