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Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Carolina Beach House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + pull out queen sofa, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8 comfortably)

Look No Further! This home has it all. Make Memories in this Key West style home! This beautiful 'Coral Dreams' home in exclusive Seawatch will create a vacation dream to remember. Located in an upscale community with community pool, children's playground, and tennis courts. Quiet, friendly and beautiful neighbor that will take you to memory lane. One of the best parts of being here is that you have private access to the beach that also has a Tiki Beach house to use. This includes a bathroom, refrigerator, and microwave. No need to return to the house.

This fabulous home has a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counter top island.Beautiful dining area that is comfortable and open. The living room entertainment center is a flat screen over the gas fireplace. The master bedroom is huge with a king size bed and a walkout private balcony; large walk in closet, and the huge bathroom will overwhelmed you with the German fixtures and the huge shower that has plenty of room.

The MB shower is unlike any you have ever used. The MB has a walk out balcony to enjoy your first cup of coffee and look at colorful Key West like homes. Very quiet surroundings.

In addition, there are three queen size bedrooms decorated in beautiful beach colors that will bring a smile upon awakening. The lower level rec room has a pull out queen sofa with a TV. All bedrooms have their own private flat screen as well. Bring the family, there's plenty of room to park your cars in the covered garages and drive-way.

Step outside to play tennis, swim at the free pool or walk to the private beach entrance and enjoy shelling or fishing. Or stay inside and use the high-speed WIFI internet at no additional charge, or sit on the nice big porch with comfortable chairs. There are plenty of games, puzzles and books if you just want to relax. Fun! Fun!

The Southern front porch with the white rocking chairs and the very comfortable deck furniture will remind you of what life is suppose to be while relaxing, talking to friends, while smelling and feeling the ocean air. The local yummy restaurants and Tiki Bars and great take outs will keep you out of the kitchen for your own relaxation. In addition in less than a half mile, the Kure Beach Pier awaits you to walk and watch the fishing catches as well as several restaurants. So much fun to do this.

This upscale community and home provides you with all the ingredients to make your own memories to remember for the rest of your lives. Come Join Us Today and Make Memories! You will not regret renting our home at a very reasonable price compared to others and half the price not being on the ocean, yet just steps away. A huge savings, yet the same huge memories. Walk 7 minutes to the private entrance beach with a private Tiki Beach House which includes bathroom, refrigerator and microwave for your use; a minute to the community pool and children's play ground and tennis courts. Tasty Restaurants are within one quarter mile in the Town of Kure Beach. Carolina Beach boardwalk is half mile away. Don't forget to try to famous donuts Britts.

Historic Quaint downtown Wilmington is on the Cape Fear River with shopping and wonderful restaurants is just a short 20 minute drive away. South Port is only a ferry ride located at Ft. Fisher, just a ten minute drive.

Small pet (dog) under 20 lbs only and approved by owner.

Keywords: Beach House, Vacation Rental, Winter Rental

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Property Manager
Member since: 2006
Call Manager
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Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
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About The Owner

I love the beach; therefore the purchase of the home. I came from a small town in WV and worked my way up in the federal government in the DC area.

Not only did I work full time as well as part time to advance myself but educated myself part time over decades to acquire several higher education degrees. My husband is a retired USMC Purple Heart from Tyler MN. He grew up farming. We pride ourselves with integrity and fairness. Often I get asked if the rates can be lowered. To be honest, after all said and done, we have one of the lowest rates for the quality of the area, community, and amenities. So many homes are much higher for the same quality and location.

Why The Owner chose Carolina Beach

Top Ten Best Beach, warmer weather, and Ocean and Historic Wilmington with ferry ride to Southport for antique shopping or a great seafood lunch or even dinner. Also Kure Beach as well as Carolina Beach have built a new boardwalk. Fishing is outstanding. People are very nice and with a Southern touch of hospitality. You will love just hanging out there. Small Town but Big Hearts and Big Beach.

What makes this house unique

Big front porch, deck porch, feel of ocean breeze, minute to pool, tennis and beach. Private entrance to beach which has a Tiki Beach house for changing, storing, showering and just sitting under the roof watching the ocean. Kure Beach and Carolina Beach made the top ten best beaches in the USA. Walking the beach and looking for Sharks teeth is plentiful. Beaches are wide, clean and beautiful. Kure Beach is definitely a family beach town. Close to fishing piers, boardwalk, Historic Ft. Fisher, Ferry to Southport and the NC aquarium.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dear Marti & Les,

What a pleasure it was to be one of your first guests! The house is so comfortable and met our needs in every way. The flat screen TV in the livingroom was a particular delight. Your home is beautifully decorated and in such a beautiful neighborhood. We plan on coming back - you can count on that!

(From the guestbook)
Jul 2006
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average rating of 4.5 based on 11 reviews
West Virginia

Dreaming of Coral Dreams

  • 5 of 5

Had it all...eastern sun in numerous windows, wonderful to wake up to,

front porch rockers... A great place to have morning coffee,

inside, equally cheerful and relaxing,

Two back decks with outdoor shower,

Huge mb shower,

Blue and turquoise pool was ideal,and there is a beautiful path to it,

Kure park is pretty close and we love sitting on the city's swings looking at the ocean!

Nearby Wilmington has various shopping areas, so many nice restaurants,

And from the house take a drive to Ft. fisher and the ferry to Southport.

You are close to anything you want to do, but we mostly enjoyed the house and just being able to relax. Didn't even mind when it rained, just sat on the porch or crow's nest and read.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Winston Salem, NC

Awesome community, lovely home

  • 5 of 5

This was our family's first visit to Kure Beach. The SeaWatch community is in a great location. Very peaceful, but just steps away from the private beach access. The homes are bright and cheery. The pool, tennis courts and playground were very nice and clean. Even the full time residents were friendly, which is a rare find.

This house which my niece simply called our pink house was laid out so well, the bedrooms were spaced out, the den on the lower level could easily be used as an extra bedroom. The stairs inside the house were wide with landings which made them not so steep for our mom that had knee surgery earlier this year. The pink house had everything needed, beach cart in the garage, extra floats and such for those that might forget.

We did have a few issues but nothing that would change my rating about the house itself: 1) this was the worse part, we were first greeted by an overrun on the trash, which was disgusting and animals had gotten into it. My dad ended up cleaning it up. The cleaning crew or rental agency should do a better check of those types of things since garbage pickup isn't til Tuesday (not in line with checkout dates), 2) there was sand in the bathtubs and slow drains, 3) the front door lock needs some repair as there were times we weren't sure we would be able to get back in. 4) the freezer side of the refrigerator was tricky to stay closed, but once the rental agent told us what to watch for, we were able to make it work. I did call the rental agency, they did respond, but we just took care of the stuff we weren't happy about quicker than someone could drive there.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the terrific reviews and the five stars. Yes, there are times when things just will not be perfect. (1) Unfortunately Kure Beach does not pick up trash until Tuesday morning and only once a week. We have purchased several cans to ensure that there is not overflow; however if not closed, animals will get in. (2) No doubt good keys are a challenged when made on the Island. We have tested so many key makers. Some will not go in all the way but must be pulled out just a tiny bit for it to grab and then unlock. This has been placed on our notes to inform the tenants by our management firm. ()(3) Sand is a problem on the Island and it is common for sand to be in tubs and draining can be a problem; however we often have plumbers undrain due to sand. We try to encourage all our guests to shower down at the private Tiki Beach House or use the outdoor shower in back which has much privacy and steps from the lower level entrance prior to entering our home. (4) I called the property management on the freezer door to have this checked. It was working properly when I was there a week ago. We are so grateful for your visit and hope that you return and make more memories.

Quiet refuge

  • 4 of 5

This home was a quiet refuge close to the beach. We enjoyed easy access to the pool and tennis courts. It was about a 5-10 minute walk to the beach, which was okay for my husband and me, but too far for our 4 year old and for grandma. We ended up having to drive them to the beach entrance, because the heat and humidity made the walk too hard. We all enjoyed the quiet, private beaches at Kure and would definitely recommend to anyone who wants a peaceful beach vacation. It was close enough to the boardwalk to enjoy the donuts and carnival rides, but far enough away to not be bothered by the bar scene and noisy throngs of people.

Our only complaints about the property were the following:

1. The master bathroom had a mold problem, probably because of the huge shower. That mold continued into the master bedroom air vent, which I found a bit unnerving while trying to sleep at night.

2. All of the deck furniture and beach chairs were covered with mildew and stains. We would've spent more time on the porches otherwise.

3. The house seems clean on the surface, but the whole place is in desperate need of fresh interior paint and exterior power washing. The cleaning crew for this property is definitely lacking thoroughness.

This house was a major step up from other beach properties we've stayed in, but of course isn't quite like home.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the response. Greatly appreciate this. Always want to know what we can do to please our tenants. I love " Quiet Refuse" name that you gave. Yes, it sits among the colorful homes but away from the noise of the pool, children playground and tennis courts. The Spring and Summer has been a huge problem for mold due to the continuous RAINS especially exterior and deck cushions . The home was professionally power washed as well as the deck cushions prior to summer rentals. Without sun basking on our home, it is impossible to keep the mold away with the rains and very little sunshine. Many homes are experiencing the same problem. o make matters worse, our lovely home is among some beautiful trees and often it will shield the sun from the deck which is nice for sitting outside. The do not allow much sun to bask on home when there is sun. This is the first constructive criticism since owning the home on mold. The rains have been impossible to keep away. Mother Nature has a way of doing whatever it wants. Does not surprise us being August for this comment since it has been raining all year. The beautiful German large shower can be a real joy when using. It is very good to leave the shower door open to air out the large shower, which is a strong attribute to our home; however, many rentals do not do this. I always encourage tenants to use the outdoor shower as well. We have not received any information from our professional cleaning crew on this but will ensure that it will be gone soon. Mold is not one of my strong points having respiratory issues and this will certainly be taken care of. The walk to the beach is five minutes and I try to enforce the timing since it may be a little difficult with heat and humidity. It is wise to drop those not wanting to walk at the private entrance. The ride could be a minute or so. Also, there is parking on the grounds of the community near the entrance. There is also a large wagon in the garage that often is used to pull children and or beach stuff and food and water. Thanks for the response and with its criticisms. This is the only way to make our home better. We want you to return to Quiet Refuge to make more memories.
Greenville, NC

Disappointing third visit

  • 1 of 5

Our family has spent the past three July 4th weeks at Coral Dreams. In the past, we have communicated with both the rental agency and with the owner, which we found to be a very personal touch.

This year will be our last time renting here and our last time renting from Network Real Estate. On the first day of our visit, we found the house to be unclean (black rings in toilets, sand on floors, grime on kitchen floor) and the dishwasher broken. We communicated with Network, who dispatched a service company for the dishwasher and put us in contact with the owner's cleaning team (she does not use the management company's service). We declined a return visit by the cleaning crew, as we did not want to wait for their arrival and services (we had a vacation to conduct) but were assured that our cleaning fee would be refunded.

The dishwasher was a nightmare. Five service calls by two different service companies, one new (and still defective) dishwasher left us with no use of a dishwasher for the entire duration of our week long visit. One visit by the service company included their entry to the house without our presence or any advance notice.

The ice machine had to be reset daily, as it would stop producing ice overnight. The blender was broken.

The house is in need of repairs and better management. Period.

When we contacted Network and the owner requesting a cleaning fee refund and minor compnsation for the lack of dishwasher, we were denied. We were denied any refund on our week. For the rate of this peak week rental, our experience was more comparable to staying at a dive motel.

We were incredibly disappointed and will not be returning.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: On Tuesday morning at 8:35, I received a call that there were bubbles coming out of dishwasher. Appliance person said that digital controls were fired. I Immediately ordered a DW and plumber picked up and replaced. Cannot control service calls but within two days had a new DW and turned hoops to do this. The home was inspected on Saturday and a walk thru was done and all passed. Cleaning was impeccable. Guest arrived several days after normal check in due to their decision not the property manager. Rental is from a Saturday to a Saturday. Tenants complained that the cleaning was not to their perfection. I asked the cleaning crew return but access denied. Refund not because they could not re-clean. Rain was massive and this added to frustration. We are sorry about this issue but the owner and Realtor did everything they could to accommodate and created miracles. The Appliance person and plumber stated that ice maker was broken, a spoon found in disposal which needed replaced. We repaired ice maker, replaced disposal and DW and a new blender. No owner would have accepted a bill of over $1300 for repairs in one week when the tenant was at fault, but we did.. There are some people that cannot be pleased according to our Property Management. The service employees stated that the family were very rude, discourteous, and even stated that the service people entered to steal. Permission from them were given to enter the home. Renters love our home. We immediately take care of repairs and even those that were damaged. Please know that we have never ever had a complaint. The cleaning crew is best on the Island. The renters wanted a refund of $700. It was denied due to sending the cleaning crew back for second cleaning and immediate repairs of new DW, new Disposal and repaired ice maker. Property Manager and I agree to deny the discount since damage was done. This would have not been a win win situation with the attitude of the tenants regardless what we would have done. If anything, the owner should have been reimbursed for all the damages. As owners, we try to exceed. To be able to do all of this within two days was a blessing to the tenants, but they were still unhappy. Rained all week and I can't change the weather. On September 12, 2013. Property Manager informed me that the damage insurance paid for the new dishwasher and garbage disposal. They were deemed both as negligence. There are no repairs to be done. Tenant could not provide.
Doylestown, PA

Upscale, family friendly, relaxing, & beachy vacation getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Exclusive Seawatch is by far one of the nicest communities in Kure Beach with its picturesque homes and well-landscaped properties. This was a lovely home that met all of our needs with its open living & dining floor plan and abundant outdoor living space. It is meticulously maintained and gorgeous! The kitchen was amazing with granite countertops and large kitchen table for those evenings we decided to eat in with delicious & fresh seafood takeout. It has easy access to the beach, pool, and tennis which was very important for us being parents of small children. There is also a playground adjacent to the pool which was a big bonus! The large master bedroom retreat was incredible with its luxurious master bath and private porch! The first floor was also great with an extra bedroom, bathroom, and recreation room. This house truly offered everyone privacy! My children had a wonderful time! To top it off, the owner was very friendly, responsive, and easy to work with. I would not hesitate to rent from her again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Manteo NC

Great house in great spot!

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our time at Coral Dreams. The house is very comfortable, clean and nicely done. We had six adults, three children under age six and were easily accommodated with sleeping arrangements. The house is situated in a quite and quaint little sub-division within short walking distance to the beach and a quick walk to pool and tennis courts. It had an overall good feel and the owners are very hands on and accommodating. No regrets, would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway


Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
South Port
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Car: recommended

Historic Ft Fisher for civil war history, North Carolina Aquarium, Ferry to Southport for antique shopping and the Historic Downtown Wilmington with the NC Battleship as well as fishing off the Kure Beach Pier just a quarter mile from house. Plenty of great restaurants with variety of different foods. So much to do and see. Your vacation will fly by. Make Memories, Life Is Too Short.


Rates & Availability

From $378 Per night

Carolina Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 1 2015 - May 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
May 23 2015 - Sep 12 2015
7 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2015 - Nov 21 2015
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $150 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Mgmt Fee $ 40 + .6% $42.4
Cleaning + .6% $132.5
Tax Rate 13.0%
Pets under 20 lbs and must be approved by owner. Pet fee non-refundable of $150 with 6% NC tax added. Only one pet per RENTAL.
Cleaning fee of $125 is charged to renter with 6% NC tax added. Additional fee may be collected due to pet.
Damage insurance of $49 with 6% NC tax added or security deposit is taken
Linens not provided but can be rented.
Rates Subject to Change.
Property Management takes credit card and 30 days prior, must be paid in full.
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Carolina Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Four Bedrooms. MB is a king with a walk out balcony and a huge walk in closet and huge bathroom with German appliances in large shower. Other three are queen size beds with shared bathrooms. Linens such as towels and sheets are not provided so please bring your own or you can rent them.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1) Private Master Bedroom with own huge walk-in shower with upscale German appliances. Walk out balcony from Master Bedroom. Queen size Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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