• 4 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Chairs
  • Blender
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Books
  • Children Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deck/Patio
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Area
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Family
  • Family
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Station Contact
  • Fire Station Contact
  • Fireplace
  • Fireplace
  • Game Room
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games
  • Grill
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Hospital Contact
  • Hospital Contact
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Lobster Pot
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Pantry Items
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Police Contact
  • Police Contact
  • Pool Table
  • Pool Table
  • 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
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

Our home is oceanfront in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. It is an older style bungalow constructed in the 1940's and we added a third floor and remodeled in 2003. Complete modernization in spring 2020.

There are great vistas with beautiful porches and decks overlooking the Atlantic Sea. In the Spring of 2008, the ground floor was added to the rental making it a full home rental. Full kitchen was refreshed on middle floor in 2011 with dishwasher and garbage disposal. All new appliances in 2020. Two master suites with mini refrigerator and coffee/tea bar in one. Bathrooms in the old part of the bungalow were redone with new tile showers in 2016.

The ground floor does have a separate entrance into a game room with a pool table . It also has one queen bedroom and full bath. A theater room is located with a big screen intelligent TV, popcorn machine and refrigerator. A new front loading washer and dryer were added to this floor in 2020.

The middle floor has a full kitchen and family room with a freshly updated open floor plan, one queen bedroom, and one full bathroom. The living area has a intelligent tv and a game/puzzle table and sectional couch. The dining area has a huge table with seating for 8-10., and additional bar seating for two. The kitchen is completely outfitted and offers a enormous pantry area and adequate workspace. There is a phenomenal open porch with rockers and a table/chairs for eating or playing games. There are two outdoor showers; an open shower on the walkway from the beach to rinse off sand, and a closed hot and cold shower to savor your daily shower.

The top floor has two generous oceanfront King master suites with private baths. Each bedroom opens onto the top porch with a porch swing and loungers. You do have to walk through one of the bedrooms to get to the interior stairs. There are exterior stairs off the porch as well.

The home will sleep 8 people in beds and two more on an air bed.

This home is located on the north end of Carolina Beach, a quieter and more peaceful part of the beach. The Boardwalk, fishing pier and charter boats are all within walking distance. Appreciate the many eateries, kid's activities, and just strolling on the beach! Bicycle, chair, umbrella and boat units are all within one mile of the home. There is a private outdoor space and walkway to the beach, a brick grille and fireplace to prepare out, and everything you need to have a outstanding calming holiday! There are complimentary summer concerts each month, Sunday nighttime family movies at the lake, Thursday nighttime fireworks, as well as a excellent Seafood Blues and Jazz Festival in October.

The NC Aquarium is a brief drive as well as the USS NC Battleship Memorial and historic Wilmington! You can take a superb 30 min. ferry ride from Fort Fisher, just a few miles away, to Southport, another historic and ideal town on the water. There are marvelous eateries and antique stores in historic Southport. Come and appreciate our incredible holiday home! We holiday there too, so you can count on it being well kept!

FAMILIES AND RESPONSIBLE ADULTS ONLY! We have the right to refuse units to groups or students. This is a NONSMOKING RENTAL and NO FAMILY PETS ACCEPTED.

IF THIS HOME IS BOOKED, PLEASE VISIT Vacation Rental By Owner.com/81278 AND SEE OUR OTHER UNIT THAT IS ON THE SAME BLOCK AS THIS HOME.

*****Please note that this unit is an older style beach bungalow from the 1940’s, with fairly modest rooms and bathrooms. There are no electrical outlets in the older bathrooms. If you do not want a comfortable holiday unit, this is not the home for you.

If you are planning an event at this unit, this must be approved prior to renting. There may be an up charge related to number of visitors as well as event type.


Keywords: HOME, Oceanfront

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 "*Oceanfront House* Sleeps 8-10 Rec Room and Theater Room* Booking for 2022!", 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 "*Oceanfront House* Sleeps 8-10 Rec Room and Theater Room* Booking for 2022!", 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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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