• 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
  • Fenced Yard
  • Fenced Yard
  • Golf
  • Golf
  • 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
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Television
  • Television
  • Tennis
  • Tennis
  • 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 pretty 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 cavernous 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 calming 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 supplied with plenty of outdoor seating and even a TV.

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

Money-saving Tips

  • Find the official tourism bureau where you want to vacation. Many official tourism bureaus will send promotional tourism guides with special offers for rental homes, dining and tours. Look for these magazines and coupon books, since this allows vacation goers to experience the same fantastic activities at a quite often substantial discounted.
  • Flexible about when you can vacation? The off-peak seasons frequently offer incredible rates on daily rental accommodations.
  • A number of property management companies and owners offer price reductions for active duty and veteran members of the U.S. Military, or repeat travelers to the same rental home. Make sure to ask property manager to see if your travelling group is eligible for a rate reduction.
  • Some vacation rentals are practically designed to serve specific travelers, whether it's soundside rentals with fishing pier passes, city-center homes with nearby access to night life or waterfront homes that have private boat launching areas. You'll receive the best value from a rental which most thoroughly matches your ideal trip setting, regardless if it costs a little more.
  • Vacation rental companies and individual rental home owners commonly offer clients the chance to buy trip insurance protection. Trip insurance, which usually costs between 1% - 5% of the base stay rate, offers buyers reimbursement of their trip costs for any missed as a result of medical emergencies or storms, in addition to ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, like an unanticipated hotel stay or extra gas.

How to Book a Rental Home

You might be surprised to learn how many vacation rentals are available at your destination. Rental accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of essential research sites like Tripadvisor and VRBO.

Rentals are usually owner operated or managed by rental management companies. Vacation home management companies leverage scale, staff and practical knowledge to provide effortless operational management on behalf of the owner..

Seasoned Southport vacationers have identified several tips and tricks over the years with regards to renting rentals, however most newcomers will be happy to discover that several "strategies" are in plain sight, if you understand where they should look.

Finding and reserving the best rental property:

Before you start to book "Shore 2 Relax: Home with Screened Porch, Fire Pit, Just Two Blocks from Beach Ac", go through our short list of considerations.

The Sooner You Begin, The Better The Selection

Southport rentals are reserved several months (and up to a year) in advance. To get the best selection, begin your planning and search Six-Twelve months in advance of a trip. Many visitors plan to start their search over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Eve holiday gatherings.

Pick a Village and Time

Start by picking which particular area of Southport you'd like to browse, and the determine travel dates.

Choose a Size

How many relatives are planning to share your getaway? Remember that many vacation rentals list maximum guest capacity, which typically includes sofa beds in the living area. You will need to determine what is acceptable for the party. Generally rental home listings will summarize each one of the unit's specific bedrooms and beds.

Determine Your Budget

Many rentals are marketed with a price range. Determine the cost for your selected trip. It may be at the top end of the range. Make sure to get cost-sharing commitments from company well before booking an expensive rental home. Most rental documents call for a single individual to be liable for the full reservation.

Let's Discuss Amenities

What property features is your group trying to find? Do you primarily desire a vacation home with a swimming pool, spa or volleyball court? Do you wish to be far from the crowds, or near civilization? Are mattress sheets offered with the rental, or will you need to bring your own? Build a list of priority conveniences to guide filter your search.

Special Conditions

Do people in your party have specific needs? If wheel chair accessibility, elevators, pool lifts or other special equipment is necessary, include that into your search. Almost all vacation rental postings will include a list of amenities.

Think About Furry Family Members?

Make sure you include your companion! Dog guidelines are different at each rental property. Study descriptions thoroughly. Type of pet, size and dog breeds might be restricted. Study your agreement very carefully! Extra charges may apply when animals are added. If in doubt, ask the property manager and get it in writing.

The best places to Search

A number of websites exist to match renters with property owners.. In addition to Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Southport local vacation rentals" for local property management companies. Local agencies often have a unique assortment of vacation rentals daily and weekly.

Negotiate

When you've spotted the rentalhome of your dreams, make sure your trip dates are available.

While not true for all properties, many rental owners and property managers will negotiate rates. If they are hesitant to budge on a peak-season trip, try getting an additional night. The off-season offers your greatest opportunity to make a deal for a lower rate.

Read the Contract

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

  • Electric bills
  • Internet
  • Phone service
  • Hot Tub Heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • 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 extra fees.

Cancelling your Rental Home

Cancellation policies vary for each property. You'll likely be offered trip insurance. Trip insurance safeguards the renter against emergency situations and weather events, It gives reassurance should disaster strike.

Book your Rental Home

When everything looks right, it's finally time to sign a rental agreement. You will probably be asked to submit a security deposit at time of booking.

Keep Your Property Manager's Info

Make sure you get the manager's contact phone number and entry/exit procedures for your rental. We recommend storing the contact's information in your cell phone and wallet.

Congrats! All that is left is enjoying your vacation!

During your Stay

  • Photograph at your arrival. To make certain no damages are attributed to your visit, create a record of any problem areas of the property. We also recommend promptly phoning the rental manager with a report of any wear and tear, along with your request for any required repairs.
  • You may need guidance for a gas fireplace, TV or spa tub. Get in touch with your property manager. They are there to help. A phone call can save several hours of difficulties.
  • Be respectful of the local community. Natives are likely to be as friendly to you as you are respectful of them. Respecting late-night quiet hours and parking regulations can make a vacation a lot more relaxing.
  • Ask a local. Residents are a good source of advice. Who better to ask where to order the best chicken wings, have a great night out, or the best areas for night life?
  • Ensure you protect the owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the rental locked up when you are away, just like you would at home.

Check Out Time

  • Double-check each space of the rental to make sure that you've gathered all personal belongings.
  • Once your things are all out, begin a walk-through of the property to verify no damage occurred during your remain. If 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 love your rental home? Many vacation rental management companies and vacation rental websites permit travellers to give reviews. If your vacation rental and/or property manager was outstanding, they will likely appreciate your recommendations. If anything was wrong and they failed to correct it in a reasonable manner, or when the rental home was not as described, you should note that as part of your critique.

Learn and Improve

Did they like the vacation rental? If everything was wonderful, next year's family vacation planning is going to be painless. Otherwise, you've acquired useful experience to aid with your 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