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Enjoy Christmas / New Years or 2018 @ Oceanfront, Elevator.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms (3 oceanfront), 3.5 baths+H/C outside shower, (sleeps 8)

Fortunately for us, Holden Beach and our two homes didn't suffer any damage from Hurricanes Irma, Jose or Maria. Our hearts and prayers go our to those displaced and devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, especially those in the Puerto Rico, Caribbean and Antilles where recovery is more difficult than here in the states.

Hold-on-Beach is off-line for a couple of weeks around Thanksgiving into early December for major exterior painting job. Pelican Watch is available (except Thanksgiving) late November and into winter..

From now until early March, sun rises and sets over ocean and is great and very affordable time at either of our homes.

A major beach renourishment project was completed in spring 2017 giving us a beautiful broad beach. Hold-on-Beach and Pelican Watch (VRBO 185186) are both ready for renters.

Holden Beach now has a NEW FREE EV charging station. Drive your electric car on your next beach vacation. Winter and Spring rates are great. Spring weather is usually good. Want to swim this fall after ocean cools off, try Pelican Watch (our other house) with private heated pool (re-opened in March and heated) at 82 degrees into November (vrbo 185186). Pelican Watch had 7 repeat renters this summer. Enjoy the beautiful white sands of the lightly-developed east end of Holden Beach. Both houses have inverted floor plan has top floor with one master bedroom suite, kitchen with Corian and full features, and living area all overlooking large (28 foot wide) porch and beach/ocean. Three of the 4 bedrooms are oceanfront with great ocean views and breezes. Shining hardwood floors add extra quality. Dual zone heat/air conditioning allows different settings on each floor. Main TV is a new 47 inch HDTV w/digital cable. Wi-Fi. Enclosed outside shower with dressing area and hot/cold water. Outside entry 28 foot wide oceanfront porch via Andersen French doors to two of the oceanfront bedrooms. Off-season is great on the North Carolina Coast. Elevator serves top floor. Rentals are generally Sunday-Sunday. If the schedule blocks you, try Pelican Watch, with heated pool.

Fall, Winter and Spring activities. Walk the beach, curl up with a good book by the fireplace or a movie on the main 47 inch LCD HDTV. There are numerous spring festivals at area beaches and around Wilmington. Book-it now! Hold-On-Beach! is on the lightly developed 'East End' with broad beach for walking, swimming, or sunbathing. You won't need to get up early to 'stake-out' a beach or fishing spot in this area. Holden Beach is a top-ranked beach by USA Today, National Geographic Smart Travel Magazine, and has received National Healthy Beach status by NHBC which rates beaches based on environmental qualities and services.

More Details

Owner
Irvin Woods
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

About Irvin Woods

I'm a beach lover with roots deep in the sand of the Carolina Coast. Grew up in South Carolina with a family beach cottage at Edisto Beach, now own, personally manage and enjoy beach houses in Holden Beach, North Carolina and live in the Virginia Piedmont. The Carolinas supply all the best barbecue and shrimp I can enjoy!

Irvin Woods purchased this house in 2005

Why Irvin Woods chose Holden Beach

Very nice deisgn and lay-out with inverted floorplan and elevator. Very nice ,lightly developed section of Holden Beach.

What makes this house unique

Lightly developed 'East End' of Holden Beach. Unobstructed ocean veiws in front and to rear across the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW).

Amenities

Holden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Clarification on Cancellation policy. My policy is "If I don't suffer a loss, you don't suffer a loss." Homeaway system didn't offer adequate choices
  • Check-in / Checkout times. No guarantee, but we often are able to offer an early check-in or possible late checkout at no extra charge.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half Bath - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower , H/C water
  • Private outside shower (hot & cold) and water. Also, hoses are great for washing off beach sand. Very important to not track sand into house or clog inside tub/showers with sand. Thanks (owners and cleaners)
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Top floor, Oceanfront master bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Lower floor, Oceanfront, shares bath with back bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Lower floor, Oceanfront, Master BR, French doors to porch
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Lower floor, 2 singles, shared bath
  • Three of the four Bedrooms are Oceanfront, w/ Great Views
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer. Minimum Age Limit for Renters.

Reviews

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(47 traveler reviews)

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Enjoy Christmas / New Years or 2018 @ Oceanfront, Elevator.
average rating of 4.893617 based on 47 reviews
5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

The owners of this house were so helpful and accommodating! This house plus perfect weather made for an awesome mini vacation for us! Thanks Irv!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for noticing that we try to treat renters like we would hope to be treated when we travel. We strive to offer a quality home and beach experience at a reasonable rate. Our practice is to offer early check-in or late checkout at no extra charge if it works with our schedule and house cleaners schedules. I'm glad the weather was perfect (I can't claim any credit) during your family spring-break. My wife and I appreciate your care of our beach home and we welcome you back!
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Washington, DC area
3

Great location, needs attention.

  • 3 of 5

We arrived on Sunday to a beautiful view, a house in need of TLC, bug traps everywhere and a family of palmetto bugs that were crawling on the floors, bed and nightstand. Irv was very responsive and the pest service call solved the bug problem quickly The house has beautiful views and great beach access. We loved sitting on the deck with our morning coffee enjoying the view before our day began. The house shows signs of wear (white duct tape on kitchen cabinets to cover cabinet wear, hardwood floor/stair threads screwed down from the top due to warping/can’t open closet doors, much of furniture is MDF/ shows significant use/wear, and exterior in need to new paint and rust removal). The listing really doesn’t speak to the House condition and should be updated. Owner was responsive and offered early check in and late check out. However , we don’t plan to rent this specific house again.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC
5

We had a wonderful time. The location is perfect and the house has everything we wanted.

  • 5 of 5

We hope to be able to enjoy this wonderful home again in the very near future!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

October stay at Hold-On-Beach

  • 5 of 5

As always, Irv provided an outstanding home for us to stay in.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved the House!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house and location. Had everything we needed for a perfect weekend

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

Home is clean, great location. Enjoyed our stay. Irv is a great host.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Wilmington (ILM) & Myrtle Baech
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Mermaids Cafe, Castaways, Captain Pete's1
Nearest Ferry
27.3 Miles
Southport to Fort Fisher
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Mermaids Cafe, Captain Pete's, Castaways
Nearest Beach
70 Metres
200 feet in front of house, crossover dunes
Car: necessary

Holden Beach is approximately 35-40 miles from Myrtle Beach & Wilmington.

Other Activities: Most important activity is enjoying lightly developed, beautiful beach.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $80
Tax Rate 12.75%

$1250-$3500/wk (2014 peak)
Rentals are Sunday-to-Sunday, negotiable in off-season, Couples and Snow-bird specials off-peak.
Call for Snow-bird deals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund