• 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Books
  • Books
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deck/Patio
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • Dining Room
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • Family
  • Family
  • Games
  • Games
  • Garage
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Romantic
  • Romantic
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Toys
  • Toys
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Water Sports Gear

About this Property

Parks-Lowder

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Savor the one-story comfort of this four-bedroom, two-bath oceanfront home located in the privately gated West End. For your appreciation and additional sleeping space, there is a queen couch bed in the living area. "Parks-Lowder" has central heat and air, dishwasher, microwave, washer and dryer, ice maker, cable TV, VCR, wireless internet access, and phone. Other luxuries include an open and covered porch, fish sink, enclosed outdoor shower with hot and cold water, enclosed garage, wood-burning fireplace, gazebo, and private walkway to the beach with a sundeck.

Things to Know
Dog-friendly
Please note that there are no linens for the sofabed.
This rental is located on floor 2.

If you are bringing a dog on your trip, the nightly pet fee is already included in your quote when selecting 'Yes' to dogs and cats. If you would like to add more dogs, please contact us. The $20 nightly fee will apply for each additional dog.

Parking Notes: Guests may park directly in front of the home. If there is a covered parking area and your car is modest enough to fit underneath it, you may use this during your stay. NOTE: Parking on the street and/or sidewalks is stringently prohibited and may result in a violation ticket or towing.

Money Saving Strategies

  • Many management companies and vacation houses supply Southport area vacation discount magazines that feature coupons, either offered independently by merchants, or through a relationship between the property management company and the local business itself. These guides can provide a good start to your rental home search.
  • Are you willing to modify your travel dates? The off-peak shoulder seasons may offer phenomenal rates on daily rental accommodations.
  • A number of vacation rental companies and owners offer special discounts for active and veteran men and women of the U.S. Military, or repeat guests to the same property. Make sure to check with property owner to see if your vacationing crew qualifies for a discounted price.
  • Is there a particular activity that you are mainly looking forward to during your stay? If there's a certain Southport atteaction that you just love, be on the lookout for rental properties that cater especially to you.
  • Vacation rental companies and individual property owners often offer customers an option to purchase trip insurance protection. Trip insurance, which usually costs between 1% - 5% of the basic term cost, offers vacationers reimbursement of their travel costs for any nights missed due to health emergencies or storms, as well as ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, like an unexpected hotel stay or extra gas. Trip insurance is definitely a bank account-saver if the unforseen happens (heaven forbid!).

The Rental Process

First-timers tend to be shocked at the range and selection of daily, weekly and monthly properties available in the Southport area. With such a wide selection, renters are sure to come across a rental home which fits their wishes and budget.

Nearly all rentals in Southport are privately operated and many are represented by well-known local property management companies. Property management companies are well-liked by owners mainly because they manage the internet marketing and operations..

We have developed a short guide to help you get the most from your vacation property experience.

Where to find and book the best rental property:

Do you believe "Dog-Friendly Oceanfront Home w/Free WiFi, Private Walkway to Beach, Central A/C" is the perfect rental for your next visit? Read through this check list to confirm it fits your preferences.

Search Early and Often

Like many desirable destinations, In Southport the best rental homes are booked very early. Reserving your rental 6-12 months before your travel dates is recommended, whenever possible. Many visitors prefer to begin their search over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year gatherings.

Select a Town and Date

Begin by deciding which specific area of Southport you prefer to browse, and the choose dates you'll be vacationing.

Exactly How Much Rental home Do You Need?

Keep a list of attendees. How many beds and bedrooms will you need? Keep in mind that many homes advertise maximum guest capacity, which often includes sofa beds in the living room. It is important to determine what is acceptable for the party. Most vacation home listings will summarize each of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattresses.

Have a Budget

Does your selected rental home fit your budget during that choice Summer week? Make sure you get cost-sharing commitments from travel companions prior to booking a costly rental property. Normally, one person in the group will be responsible for making the whole reservation and collecting each family member's contribution.

Let's Discuss Amenities

What amenities is the family looking for? Do you primarily desire a home with a pool, jacuzzi or volleyball court? Are you more interested in a natural landscape or amusements? Are items like beach chairs, gas grills, beach umbrellas, buggies or coolers available and included in your rental home fee? Gather a list of prioritized "necessities and wishes" from your company to help filter your search to the perfect home.

Accessibility and Special Things to consider

Appropriate accessibility can make or break a vacation for the less-mobile. Make sure to remember and ask about wheel chair accessibility, pool lifts and specialized equipment needs..

Fido Approved

Are you or other individuals in the group travelling with a family dog? Animals are welcome at a number of rental homes, but policies can vary. A number of constraints could eliminate a potential rental home. Examine your contract thoroughly! Additional fees or costs may be applied to your contract. Ask questions *before* you reserve!

Best places to Search

Several internet resources exist to match visitors with rental home owners.. In addition to Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we suggest searching Google for "Southport local vacation rentals" for local vacation rental management companies. Local property management companies take pride in an exceptional vacation experience.

Negotiate

When you have spotted your dream rental, make sure your vacation dates are available.

Some rental home owners will negotiate rates, and some won't. If they are unwilling to budge on a highly-desirable stay, try asking for an extra night. Off-peak weeks will be negotiable more frequently than peak-season..

Study the Entire Agreement

You'll want to know which services are included:

  • Utility bills
  • Internet
  • Telephone service
  • Pool Heating
  • Pay Per View Movies
  • Housekeeping
  • Trash Pickup (and which day?)
  • Maintenance (get a phone number)
  • Key exchange
  • Parking Space

In addition to the regular charge, vacationers must pay local taxes when renting "Dog-Friendly Oceanfront Home w/Free WiFi, Private Walkway to Beach, Central A/C", as well as any other additional fees that may be mandatory based upon their circumstances, including a pet charge, early check-in or late check-out fee, or a pool heating fee for private pool usage during the fall or spring months.

If you'd like to Cancel

Cancellation policies vary for each vacation rental. Vacation home management companies and individual rental owners often offer their guests the option to purchase trip insurance. Trip insurance guards the renter against emergencies and weather events, It gives comfort should tragedy strike.

Book your Rental Property

Once you think you've found "the one", start the booking process. Bear in mind that most rental contracts require a significant rental deposit and/or security deposit to protect the rental owner.

Where to Get Help

Put the rental manager's contact information into your phone and wallet for easy access to answers during your stay.

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

During your Stay

  • Take notes of any wear and tear when you arrive. Contact the property manager right away to report your observations. If there is a disagreement about liability later, having the recorded problems and contact attempts could be incredibly helpful.
  • Should there be any ambiguity about vehicle parking, rules of the house, condo access, swimming pool operation, etc... we recommend you ask the property manager promptly. A brief phone call helps prevent many hassles.
  • Make sure to be a good neighbor. Often times, adjacent homes are occupied by permanent residents. Respecting late-night quiet hours and vehicle parking regulations can make a vacation a lot more relaxing.
  • Ask a local. Local people are a great source of advice.
  • Ensure you protect the owner (and your things!) by keeping the property locked up while you are away, exactly like you would at home.

At the end of your stay

  • Clean up a little bit. Even if you're having to pay a house cleaning fee, The rental home is required to be in very good condition. Sinks brimming with dirty dishes, substantial sand on the flooring and sticky messes should be dealt with prior to leaving.
  • When your things are all out, begin a walk-through of the rental to make sure no property damage occurred in the course of your stay. We suggest walking through with the property manager whenever you can (often this isn't possible).. If the property manager is not available, make sure to take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you enjoy yourself? Many vacation rental management companies and vacation rental websites allow renters to offer reviews. If the rental and/or property manager was first-rate, they will appreciate your praise. If anything was disagreeable and they didn't correct it in a reasonable manner, or if the property was not as described, you may want to note that as part of your feedback.

Learn from your Experience

Hold a debrief with your traveling companions. Did they love their stay? If everything was outstanding, next year's family vacation planning will be simple and easy. If the rental wasn't ideal, and you will better know how to perfect your search next time.

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