• 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Bicycles
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • Dining Room
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Family
  • Family
  • Fire Station Contact
  • Fire Station Contact
  • Games
  • Games
  • Grill
  • Grill
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Hospital Contact
  • Hospital Contact
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Police Contact
  • Police Contact
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Romantic
  • Romantic
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Video Games
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Video Library
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

A Beach Break is phoning your name! This fun and vibrant 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom holiday rental is located in the heart of Oak Island — only a brief bicycle or golf cart away from the sandy shore, dining, shopping, grocery stores, and more. You can even bring your furry family members with you as this home is pet friendly too!

Upon walking in, you're instantly transported into a lively coastal ambience with an open floor plan and wood floor throughout! The comfortable couches and chair in the living space are elegant for calming after a day exploring and watching your favorite shows or movies on the flatscreen TV. Heading to the close by kitchen, you'll find everything you need to effortlessly prepare a meal with family and friends — stainless steel appliances, plenty of cabinet space, and a roomy bar area with seating for 4. The dining area includes a massive table to gather around and has seating for 8.

With 3 of the 4 bedrooms including king beds, the home is well suited for a couples hideaway or multi-generational family beach holiday! The roomy master suite includes a flatscreen TV along with an ensuite bathroom that has an extended vanity and a tub/shower combination. Both of the other king bedrooms have flatscreen TVs, ceiling fans, and closets. Last but not least, the 4th bedroom has a bunk with a twin bed on top and a full bed on the bottom. You'll find the guest bathroom has a tub/shower combination, tile floor, and comes outfitted with our premium linens.

Appreciate spending time outdoor? There are 2 decks to appreciate the coastal wind, a picnic table, a bar area with seating, and a charcoal grille. There's also an outdoor shower with hot and cold water to use after your beach days. For those who adore fishing, you'll find the outdoor sink area a welcomed addition! To top it off, your group will have access to a cornhole board, beach chairs, and a wagon. There's really everything you need here during your time on the island, including wireless internet should you need to stay connected and a full-size washer and dryer.

Please Note: Linens are included with your reservation and contain the following: flat and fitted bed sheets, pillowcases, bath towels, hand towels, and washcloths.

We know you want to begin your holiday without any stops at the store when you get to the island. To get you started, we give a welcome kit that includes trash bags, paper towels, toilet paper, dishwasher pod, washing machine pod, dishwashing soap, hand soap at every sink, bath soap, and shampoo/conditioner.

* Reservations occurring between 9/11/2021-6/7/2022 require a 3 nighttime minimum stay
* Reservations occurring between 6/7/2022-9/10/2022 require a 7 nighttime minimum stay and occur from Saturday to Saturday only

Money-saving Tips

  • Many management companies and vacation rental homes supply Southport area discount magazines which feature offers, either offered individually by vendors, or by a relationship between the property manager and the local itself. Look for these magazines and discount books, because this allows travelers to discover the very same great attractions at a generally substantial discounted.
  • Desire to steer clear of the crowds of people? Off-season rates are usually a fraction of maximum fees.
  • Are you a military veteran? Several vacation rental companies provide discount rates to vets and active-duty servicemembers. Be sure to check with property owner to see if your visiting crew qualifies for a reduced price.
  • Some properties are essentially catered to specific visitors, whether it is downtown homes with fishing pier passes, city-center condos with close access to night life or waterfront homes that feature their own jetski launching areas. You'll receive the best value from a rental that most thoroughly matches your ideal trip setting, regardless if it costs a bit extra.
  • Think about purchasing trip insurance together with your leasing contract. Trip insurance, which generally will cost you between 1% - 5% of the basic stay price, provides vacationers reimbursement of their travel costs for any missed due to medical emergencies or hurricanes, and additionally ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unexpected hotel stay or extra gasoline. Trip insurance might just be a bank account-saver if the unforseen occurs (heaven forbid!).

How to Book a Rental Home

Many people are shocked to discover just how many vacation homes can be found in Southport. 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 ideal retreat to suit their Southport gang, from quiet condos to huge event homes with several bedrooms.

Vacation rentals are frequently owner operated or managed by property management companies. Property management companies leverage scale, technology and experience to provide painless operational management on behalf of the property owner..

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

How to find and reserve the best rental home:

Before you decide to book "Vibrant Pet Friendly Cottage Near Beach with Outdoor Shower - A Beach Break", go through our brief checklist of issues to consider.

Start Your Search Early

Like many desirable destinations, In Southport the best vacation rentals are booked early. Reserving your vacation property 6-12 months in advance is usually recommended, whenever possible. Holiday reunions can be a popular time for family groups to plan their Summer escapes..

Pick your Area and Travel Week

Quite often, the hardest part of planning your vacation is choosing where to go, and when. After the big decisions are hammered out, everything else becomes simplier and easier.

Bedrooms and Bed Sizes Matter

Determine who is joining, and how many/what particular bedroom arrangement you need to have. Be aware that a lot of rentals advertise maximum guest capacity, which typically includes sofa beds in the home's living room. You'll need to figure out what is acceptable for the group. Generally rental listings will summarize each of the unit's specific bedrooms and beds.

Decide on Your Budget

Will the preferred rental property suit your budget during that popular Summer week? If many groups or family members are sharing the cost, make sure that each person understands their responsibilities and has agreed to a maximum they are prepared to chip in. Most rental documents require a single person to be responsible for the full reservation.

Create a list of "Wants" and "Necessities"

What amenities is the group looking for? Do you simply want a rental home with a pool, spa tub or beach volleyball court? Will the unit need to be beach front, downtown, or near restaurants? Are sheets included with the rental, or do you need to provide your own? Make a list of priority amenities to help filter your search.

Special Circumstances

Oftentimes the older generation has trouble with staircases. Make sure to remember and ask about wheel chair accessibility, pool lifts and special equipment requirements..

Paws-Friendly, Please

Remember to include your best friend! While quite a few vacation rentals allow animal friends, rules and fees fluctuate per property. Many restrictions might dismiss a prospective rental property. Make certain you study agreements and contracts carefully. Additional fees or costs may be applied to your contract.

Its Time to Search

. Besides Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Southport local rentals" for local rental home management companies. Local property management companies proudly offer a first-class rental experience.

Negotiate the Price

When you have located the rentalhome of your dreams, double check to make sure your travel dates are available.

Although not true for all rental homes, many property owners and property managers will negotiate rates. If they are unwilling to budge on a highly-desirable stay, try asking for an extra night. Off-peak season offers your greatest opportunity to negotiate a reduced rate.

Read the Agreement

You will have to know which services are included:

  • Utility bills
  • Internet
  • Long Distance Calls
  • Pool Heating
  • Pay Per View Movies
  • Cleaning services and housekeeping
  • Trash Pickup (and which day?)
  • Maintenance policies
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking Space

In addition to the standard price, guests will have to pay state taxes when renting "Vibrant Pet Friendly Cottage Near Beach with Outdoor Shower - A Beach Break", in addition to various other fees which may be required based upon their situation, including an animal charge, earlier check-in or later check-out fee, or a pool heater fee for private pool usage during the fall or spring months.

Do you know the Cancellation Policy?

Ensure you are familiar with the cancellation policy prior to booking. You'll likely be offered trip insurance. Trip insurance, which typically costs anywhere between 1% - 5% of your standard rental home price, can provide travellers with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent rental costs) for any nights missed due to personal medical related emergencies or weather, in addition to hurricane evacuation costs, such as a unanticipated motel stay or extra gas.

Reserve your Rental Home

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

Get Contact Details

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

Congratulations! All that is left is enjoying your visit!

During your Stay

  • Photograph on your arrival. Record the overall condition of the rental property immediately upon arrival. If you discover damages, or if repairs are required contact the property manager without delay. This will prevent disagreements during checkout.
  • You might need instructions for a gas fireplace, TV or jacuzzi. Contact your rental manager. They are there to help. A quick phone call avoids many hassles.
  • Make sure to be a good neighbor. Natives will likely be as friendly to you as you are considerate of them. Respecting late-night quiet hours and parking restrictions can make a trip much more relaxing.
  • Ask a local. Natives are a terrific source of advice.
  • Enjoy your stay! Ensure you protect the property owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the home secured when you are away, just like you would at home.

Leaving Paradise

  • Clean up a little bit. Even if you're paying a housekeeping fee, The vacation home should be in good shape. Kitchen sinks brimming with dirty dishes, surplus beach sand on the floors and sticky messes should really be addressed before you leave.
  • Be sure to walk through the rental one last time and check for damages. If at all possible, do this walk-out assessment with the property owner present. If the property owner is not available, make sure that you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you enjoy yourself? Just about all rental home management companies and rental search sites allow travellers to offer feedback. If your property and/or property manager was great, they'll appreciate your recommendations. If anything was wrong and they did not correct it in a acceptable manner, or if the rental home wasn't as described, you will want to note that in your comments.

Iterate

Hold a meeting with the members of your group. Did they enjoy their vacation? Ideally everything turned out to be outstanding and you're happy to reserve the property for your next vacation. If not, you have gained invaluable rental search experience that will help 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

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