• 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Area
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Elevator
  • Elevator
  • Family
  • Family
  • Golf
  • Golf
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Private Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Romantic
  • Romantic
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Television
  • Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

New to PROACTIVE Vacations in 2021!! NEW POOL and Almost Oceanfront! "Pelican's Nest" is a beautiful and charmingly furbished 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, shorefront home with an inverted floor plan. Take the elevator for simple access to the 1st & 3rd levels! Located on the east end of handsome Holden Beach, this enchanting home is only steps away from the beach access just across the street, with no homes in front of you to obstruct the magnificant vistas of the shining Atlantic Sea. You will appreciate watching the categorically glorious Holden Beach sunrises and sunsets! Watch the pelicans as they cruise by, as well as surfers, dolphins and boats from the covered porch, or the open upper outdoor space.

Accommodating up to 10 visitors, you will discover 3 bedrooms on the first level. Bedroom #1 provides 2 sets of twin bunk beds (sleeps 4) with street/poolside view, a TV, and shares a full Jack-n-Jill bathroom (shower/tub combo) with bedroom #2. Bedroom #2 provides a queen size bed, oceanfront with balcony access, a TV, and shares a full Jack-n-Jill bathroom (shower/tub combo) with bedroom #1. Bedroom #3 provides a king size bed, oceanfront with balcony access, a TV, and has a private full bath with shower/tub combo. Also located on this level, you will find a stackable washer & dryer in the hallway. The Master bedroom is located on the second level, including a king size bed, oceanfront, a TV, and has a private full bath with shower/tub combo. Also located on the second level, you will value the open-concept living room/dining room/kitchen area with awesome sea vistas. The kitchen offers modern stainless steel appliances.

In just a matter of mins. you will have your toes in the sand, surf fishing or looking for your favorite seashells, or take a brief walk to the Golden Holden mailbox of memories on the far east end of the island! After your day on the beach, you will value the sizable enclosed outdoor shower with hot & cold water and dressing area. Come join us in Holden Beach for a taste of the island life!

This unit is located at 257 Sea Blvd East

This is a NO PET Unit.

Swimming pools are open each year from April 15 thru October 15. Pool heating is not available for this home. Pools are cleaned prior to arrival, and also cleaned mid-stay for 7 nighttime units.

Rent for 7 nights or more and receive a 10% Discount off your Holiday. Discount will be automatically applied when you click "Request to Rent". Bed Linens and Housekeeping included on reservations 7 nights or more. Saturday to Saturday check-ins only.

Tips to Save Money on your Rental

  • Search for the official tourism bureau where you want to visit. Most tourism bureaus supply printed tourism guides with special deals for rental homes, dining and activities. These guides provide a good start to your vacation rental search.
  • Desire to avoid the crowds and lower your expenses? Shoulder seasons offer terrific offers.
  • Are you a military veteran? Plenty of property management companies provide markdowns to vets and active-duty military. Be sure to ask property management company to see if your visiting group is eligible for a reduced price.
  • Some homes are primarily suited for particular types of travellers. Event homes are great for weddings, wedding receptions and corporate escapes. Some homes cater to beach bums. Other rentals are positioned close to music venues. Be sure to prioritize your proximity to the activities and interesting attractions you are most looking forward to.
  • Consider investing in trip insurance along with your lease contract. Trip insurance, which usually costs between 1% - 5% of the base vacation rental cost, offers buyers reimbursement of their travel costs for any missed as a consequence of personal medical emergencies or weather, as well as ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unanticipated motel stay or extra gasoline. Trip insurance is definitely a bank account-saver if the unforseen occurs (heaven forbid!).

General Rental Tricks & Tips

Many people are shocked to discover how many rental properties are located in their area of interest. Vacation home accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of international research sites like Homeaway and VRBO.

The majority of rental properties in Southport are privately owned and many are represented by established local property management companies. Property management companies are well-liked by owners because they manage the online marketing and operations..

Seasoned Southport vacationers have identified a few tips and tricks over the years with regards to renting rental homes, however most novices will be happy to learn that several "methods" are in plain sight, if you recognize where to look.

How to find and reserve the right vacation home:

Before you decide to book ""Pelicans Nest" New to PROACTIVE Vacations in 2021!! NEW POOL and Almost Oceanfront!", go through our short collection of factors to consider.

The Sooner You Start, The Better The Choices

Like many trendy hot spots, In Southport the best rental homes are booked early. To find the best selection, start your planning and search Six-Twelve months before a trip. A lot of families decide to begin their search over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year gatherings.

Pick a Town and Time

Oftentimes, the hardest part of planning your trip is figuring out where to search, and when. Once the big decisions are resolved, everything else becomes simplier and easier.

How Much Vacation rental Do You Actually Need?

How many relatives are planning to share your getaway? Consider that a lot of rentals advertise maximum guest capacity, which usually includes sofa beds in the home's living room. You'll need to determine what is most appropriate for your company. Precise descriptions of bedrooms and beds are typically accessible on the internet. If not, communicate with the property manager before you reserve the home.

Establish Your Budget

Confirm that ""Pelicans Nest" New to PROACTIVE Vacations in 2021!! NEW POOL and Almost Oceanfront!" suits your price range *during your desired dates*. If several individuals or family members are sharing the cost, always make sure that each group understands their responsibility and has approved a maximum they are prepared to pay. Usually, a single member of the group will be in charge of making the complete reservation and getting each person's share.

Rental Home Amenities

What amenities is the group interested in? Do you want a rental home with outside dining area? Does the property need to be beach front, downtown, or near wildlife? Does the rental have bicycles and beach toys available for use during your stay? Make a list of priority features to facilitate filter your search.

Accessability

Optimal accessibility can make or ruin a vacation for the less-mobile. Make sure to remember and inquire about wheel chair accessibility, pool lifts and special equipment needs..

Your Dog Deserves a Vacation, Too

Remember to include your furry family members. Animal policies are different at each rental property. Study descriptions thoroughly. Type of pet, size and dog breeds may be limited. Read your agreement very carefully! Extra fees may apply when animals are included. When in doubt, ask the property owner and get it in writing.

It Is Time to Search

Several internet resources exist to match vacationers with rental owners.. Together with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we suggest searching Google for "Southport local rentals" for local rental home management companies. Local vacation rental management companies take pride in a top-quality rental experience.

Negotiate

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

Although not true for all properties, many property owners and property managers will negotiate rates. If they are hesitant to budge on a peak-season week, try getting an additional night. Your best opportunity for a lower rate will be switching to an off-season week.

Study the Total Agreement

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

  • Power bills
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Telephone service
  • Hot Tub Heating
  • Pay Per View Movies
  • Housekeeping
  • Trash collection
  • Maintenance policies
  • Key exchange
  • Parking Space

Get a total that incorporates state taxes, animal and other additional fees.

Cancellations Happen

Be sure you are familiar with the cancellation policy before booking. Rental management companies and individual rental owners commonly offer their guests the choice to buy trip insurance. Trip insurance, which commonly costs between 1% - 5% of your base rental home rate, provides vacationers with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent rental home costs) for any days missed due to personal health care emergencies or storms, as well as hurricane evacuation expenses, such as a unanticipated hotel stay or extra gas.

Reserve your Rental Property

After you think you've identified "the one", begin the reservation process. Remember that most rental agreements require a significant rental deposit and/or security deposit to cover the rental home owner.

Where to Get Assistance

Put the property manager's contact info into your cell phone and wallet for quick access to answers throughout your stay.

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

During your Stay

  • Take notes of any wear and tear right after you arrive. Get in touch with the property manager immediately to report your findings.
  • You could need instructions for a gas fireplace, Television set or spa. Contact your property manager. They are there to help. A phone call can save hours of difficulty.
  • Please remember to respect your neighbors. Natives will probably be as friendly to you as you are respectful of them. Respecting late-night quiet hours and vehicle parking regulations can make a trip a good deal more pleasurable.
  • Ask a local. Locals are a great source of recommendations. Who better to ask where to order the best chicken wings, have a great date night, or the best spots for shopping?
  • Enjoy your stay! Make sure that you protect the owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the vacation rental locked up while you are away, just like you would at home.

Checking Out

  • Double-check every space of the vacation property to confirm you've packed all personal belongings.
  • As soon as everything is out, perform a walk-through of the rental home to verify no damage occurred in the course of your stay. Whenever possible, do this walk-out inspection with the property manager present. If the property owner is not available, make sure that you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you have a great time? Virtually all rental home sites seek reviews after your stay . Owners and rental managers will appreciate your positive reviews. If anything went wrong, we suggest being kind but straightforward in regards to your experience. The best property owners and managers will try very hard to rectify the issue.

Iterate

Hold a debrief with your travel companions. Did they feel about the property? Maybe everything ended up being exceptional and you're ready to reserve the rental for your next vacation. If not, you've acquired valuable experience to help 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

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