• 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck/Patio
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Grill
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Television
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

About this Property

3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms
1 King | 1 Queen | 1 Twin | 1 Double over Double Bunk Bed | 1 Trundle

Take a step back and relax during your stay in this fashonable home located among the sizable oak trees that the island is named after. A peaceful hideaway, Shore 2 Unwind provides plenty of room for your group. This home sits in a great location that accepts you to listen to the sea winds blowing through the trees while still being just two streets over from Middleton Avenue which leads to a public beach access that is open to golf cart, bicycle and pedestrian access. A pair of public beach accesses with parking for cars are available at 3rd Street East and 2nd Place West both of which are a two min. car ride away.

The master bedroom sits right off the kitchen area and includes a king-size bed, a private bath and a big walk-in closet.

The second bedroom homes a queen bed and a constructed-in closet with a sliding door. The final bedroom sports a great spot for the children with a double over double bunk bed that stores a trundle bed underneath to go along with an additional twin bed to round out the room.

The living area provides plenty of appealing sitting options all centered around the huge flat screen TV that is supplied with streaming capabilities.

After a long day at the beach you can rinse off in the hot and cold outdoor shower before you prepare to prepare dinner in the superb kitchen or fire up the charcoal grille outdoor.

Pour yourself a glass or wine or make a drink at the bar located in between the living area and kitchen before you head downstairs to the fenced yard to light up the fire pit for good times with family and friends.

If you aren't a fan of sitting by the fire you can kick back on the screened porch outfitted with plenty of outdoor seating and even a TV.

The possibilities are countless and you will be "Shore 2 Unwind."

Tips to Save Money on your Rental

  • Find the official tourism bureau where you want to travel. Most tourism bureaus will offer you travel guides with deals for accommodations, restaurants and tours. These guides can provide a great start to your rental search.
  • Can you shift your trip dates? The off-peak shoulder seasons will offer you fantastic rates on weekly rentals.
  • Several vacation rental companies and owners offer special discounts for active duty and veteran members of the Military, or repeat visitors to the same rental home. Make sure to confirm with property management company to see if your vacationing group qualifies for a price reduction.
  • Some rentals are essentially catered to specific clients, whether it is oceanside homes with weekly fishing pier passes, city-center homes with walkable access to night life or waterfront homes that have private boat launching areas. If there's a specific Southport atteaction that you love, keep an eye out for properties that cater especially to you.
  • Management companies and individual rental home owners frequently offer their clients the opportunity to purchase trip insurance coverage. Trip insurance, which usually add anywhere between 1% - 5% of the basic vacation rental cost, offers travellers reimbursement of their trip expenses for any days missed as a consequence of personal medical related emergencies or hurricanes, and additionally ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unanticipated motel stay or additional gasoline.

General Vacation Rental Advice

You may be pleasantly surprised to learn how many vacation rentals are available at your destination. Rental homes are gaining in popularity among vacationers, and visitors will find that the sheer number of rental properties available makes it possible to find an suitable retreat to accommodate their Southport family, from calm condos to massive event homes with several bedrooms.

Rental homes are usually owner operated or managed by rental management companies. Property management companies are liked by rental owners because they manage the marketing and operations..

Seasoned Southport vacationers have discovered a handful of tips and tricks throughout the years with regards to renting rental properties, however many beginners will be happy to know that several "tips" are in plain sight, if you recognize where to look.

Searching for and booking the right vacation property:

Before you decide to book "Shore 2 Relax: Home with Screened Porch, Fire Pit, Just Two Blocks from Beach Ac", read through our brief list of things to consider.

The Sooner You Start, The Better The Choices

Like many renowned destinations, In Southport the best rentals are booked early. For the best selection, start your planning and search 6-Twelve months before a trip. Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years are excellent times to plan and reserve your rental..

Find your Area and Determine Dates

Quite often, the most challenging part of preparing for your vacation is figuring out where to go, and when. Once the big decisions are resolved, the rest will be easier.

Bedrooms and Bed Sizes Matter

Keep a list of attendees. How many beds and bedrooms will you be needing? Keep in mind that most rental homes advertise maximum guest capacity, which often includes sofa beds in the living area. You'll need to figure out what is most appropriate for your party. Generally vacation home listings will describe each one of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattress sizes.

Stick to a Budget

Many rental homes are presented with a price range. Determine the cost for your chosen stay. It might be at the top end of the range. If multiple individuals or family members are sharing the cost, check to make sure each group knows their obligations and has agreed to a maximum they are prepared to pay. A single member of your group must be in charge of gathering repayments and agreeing to responsibility for the whole rental fee at time of booking.

Compose a list of "Preferences" and "Necessities"

What amenities is your family interested in? Is a screened deck a requirement? Do you desire to be far from the crowds, or close to civilization? Will the unit have bikes and beach toys available for use as part of your stay? Gather a list of prioritized "needs and wants" from your group to help filter your search to the most suitable rental.

Accessibility and Special Things to consider

Often times the older generation has challenges with stairs. If wheel chair entry, elevators, pool lifts or other specialized devices are necessary, include that into your search. Most vacation rental postings will include a list of amenities.

Paws-Friendly, Please

Make sure you include your pets. Pet policies are different at each rental. Study descriptions carefully. A number of restrictions may eliminate a potential rental home. Study your agreement carefully! Extra charges may apply when animals are included.

Searching the Internet

After the location, travel dates and attendees are decided, search multiple resources for the greatest vacation home selection. Together with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Southport local vacation homes" for local vacation rental management companies. Besides offering exceptional rental properties, local companies provide outstanding service..

Negotiate

Re-read the description to make certain that the rental has everything you need. If it is lacking, the home management company may know of comparable properties that suit your style and budget..

While not true for all properties, many owners and property managers will negotiate rates. If they are hesitant to budge on a peak-season week, try asking for an extra night. Off-peak season offers your greatest chance to negotiate a lower rate.

Go Through The Agreement

You will have to know which services are included:

  • Electric bills
  • WIFI Access
  • Long Distance Calls
  • Pool and hot tub heating
  • Pay Per View Movies
  • Daily Cleaning (If Available)
  • Trash Pickup (and which day?)
  • Maintenance (get a phone number)
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking Fees

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

If you wish to Cancel

Cancellation policies are different for each vacation rental. Many rental property agreements include an option for trip insurance. Trip insurance shields the renter against emergency situations and weather events, It gives relief should tragedy strike.

Reserve your Vacation Property

As soon as you believe you've found "the one", begin the reservation process. You will probably need to submit a security deposit at time of reservation.

Know Who to Call

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

Congratulations! All that is left is enjoying your vacation!

During your Stay

  • To make certain no damages are linked to your stay, create a record of any problem areas of the property. If you discover damage, or if repairs are required contact the property manager straight away. This will prevent disagreements during checkout.
  • Ask questions. When there's any ambiguity about vehicle parking, rules of the house, property access, pool operations, etc... we recommend you ask the property manager promptly. A brief phone call helps prevent many hassles.
  • Make sure to be a good neighbor. Locals will likely be as friendly to you as you are respectful of them. Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by visitors next to your primary residence.
  • Ask a local. Locals are a good source of suggestions. Who better to ask where to order the best pizza, have a great date night, or the best areas for night life?
  • Ensure you protect the property owner (and your things!) by keeping the rental secured while you are away, just like you would in your own home.

Leaving Paradise

  • Double-check each room of the vacation property to ensure that you've packed all belongings.
  • Once everything is out, do a walk-through of the rental home to be certain no property damage occurred during your stay. We advise walking through with the rental manager wherever possible (often this isn't possible).. If the property owner is not available, make sure you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • How do you feel about your choice? Many rental websites ask for testimonials after your stay . Property owners and rental managers will thank you for favorable reviews. If anything went wrong, we suggest being understanding but straightforward with regards to your stay. Top owners and managers will work hard to correct the issue.

Learn from your Experience

Hold a meeting with your family. Does everyone want to return next year? Hopefully this guide steered you to a terrific rental unit. Maybe the property was not ideal, and you will better recognize how to refine your search for the next trip.

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Victory Beach Vacations

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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