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Mark McDonald

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Great Rates! April 1-8/May 13-June 18, 2017 *$875 week*Monthly Avail*GroundLevel

30 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Coastal North Carolina Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Enjoy golf, great seafood restaurants, and the beach at Sunset Beach! In 2015 we added a new Smart TV in the living room where you can link in to your accounts (Netflix). All of the vertical and horizontal blinds were replaced as well. The condo looks great and is very comfortable.

We take a great deal of pride in owning and continually upgrading and refining our condo. The Heating and AC was replaced with high efficiency units in 2013. Our guests maintain the condo in the great condition it is in and the home-like atmosphere . No smoking permitted. Please visit previous guests comments.

Free Wi-Fi!! You really get the best of the Myrtle Beach area at this prime location! The Colony 1 Resort is on a quiet wooded setting on the Oyster Bay Golf Course with small ponds and a large lake… only minutes to Sunset Beach, a dozen excellent golf courses, seafood restaurants, and Myrtle Beach. All of the amenities you would expect are on site, pool, heated hot tub, two lighted tennis courts, barbeque grills, and picnic tables.

The condo is a spacious 1,100 sq ft and on the ground floor with 2 large BR (2 double beds in each room), 2 full baths, fully equipped kitchen, large living area, a wrap-around patio, central air conditioning, 3 cable TVs, and a full size washer and dryer. The unit features newer sofas, living room furniture,carpet,and tile flooring,is freshly painted, and has new high quality mattresses and box springs in both bedrooms.

Our NO SMOKING condo is in like new condition and presents a very confortable relaxing athmosphere. The entrance, kitchen, bathrooms, and dining room have ceramic tile flooring while the bedrooms and living room are carpeted.

The main living area has a two new full sized couches and chair, coffee table, one end table with lamps, TV and a ceiling fan. From this room, there are two sets of sliding doors onto a wrap-around porch that is great for morning coffee, evening cocktails, or simply relaxing and reading a good book. A small pond is only a few feet from the porch with cool algae covered turtles and visits from other interesting animals and birds.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all cookware, silverware, dishes, glasses and coffee mugs you will need to function without skipping a beat during your stay. There is a full size newer refrigerator, electric stove, microwave oven, dishwasher, toaster, and coffee maker. The kitchen opens to the living room across a half-wall bar with four stools. A tiled dining room nook is next to the kitchen with a newwooden table and four chairs next to the window to enjoy the sun.

The master bedroom features a walk in closet, private full bathroom, and access to the wrap around deck. We just added a ceiling fan with a light. The 2nd bedroom features a mini-fridge, large mirrored closet, and a screen enclosed porch with a terra cotta table and chairs to enjoy the evening.

Our condo is located on the northern end of the Myrtle Beach Strand, world famous for the many excellent golf courses; including these courses that are within a 15-20 minute drive from our condo: Oyster Bay, The Thistle, Sandpiper Bay, The Pearl, Sea Trail(3X), Lion’s Paw, Tiger’s Eye, Crow Creek, Brunswick Plantation, and Meadowlands. (Go to web link)

The complex is on the mainland directly across the street from the intercostals waterway. We are only two miles to the barrier island and beach where a new causeway takes you to Sunset Beach Island and the beach. There are beautiful views of the intercoastal waterway and marsh along the Shoreline Drive road along the way.

Sunset Beach 'is the smallest and quietest of three barrier islands which together, make up the modestly famed South Brunswick Islands. An uncommon coastal scene, this small sequestered island is crowned with a naturally wide, gently sloping, white sand beach and a shroud of undisturbed sand dunes. This unadulterated setting is a natural habitat and nesting ground for the abundant coastal wildlife, including the endangered Loggerhead Sea Turtle and beloved Wood Stork.' (From The Town of Sunset Beach website.)

There is plenty of public parking once on the island and several access points to the right along the beach front road. Sunset Beach features a fishing pier where for a small fee you can fish or enjoy the scenery. You can also enjoy riding your bike, or a rented one from the beach front store on the beach, to the rocky jetty at the end of the barrier island.

Three miles to the south is Calabash, NC, known for its many seafood restaurants and has the title of “Seafood Capital of the World”! The shopping is fantastic as well and you can visit the docks to purchase fresh seafood.

North Myrtle Beach is a about a 15 minute drive south along Rt 17. Myrtle Beach is known for hundreds of fine dining establishments, live entertainment, dancing, amusement parks, miniature golf, and shopping. Notable places to check out are Broadway at the Beach and Bearfoot Landing. Park and walk around these family fun areas for shopping, live entertainment, and dining with a theme park atmosphere.

Please contact us if you would like additional information via e-mail or phone. We look forward to having you as our guest!!

Keywords: Ground Floor, Beach Vacation, Condo, Sunset Beach, Golf Vacation, Myrtle Beach Golf, Stand Golf, Small Pet Friendly

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Mark McDonald (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Mark McDonald

Thank you for your interest in renting our condo. I am a high school teacher and my wife is a nurse in the Doylestown area of PA...which is north of Phila in Bucks County.

Mark McDonald purchased this condo in 2006

Why Mark McDonald chose Coastal North Carolina

After vacationing in the Sunset Beach area for several years we decided to buy a condo our family, friends, and guests can use year around. We enjoy the area and plan on spending some of our retirement time in Sunset Beach.

What makes this condo unique

The golf, ocean, and sea food are fantastic! It really recharges the batteries to spend time in the Sunset Beach area. It has become are 2nd home to get away from the fast pace of the North East.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Mark,

We just got back from a wonderful weekend at Sunset. I hope we left everything as it should be. We very much enjoyed your condo. It was clean, comfortable and convenient and what a beautiful setting. No gator sightings, but we did see turtles and a blue heron on the pond and the weather couldn't have been better!

Thank you for checking on us. It is nice to have owners who care. As I said before, we tried to take good care of your condo. You can be sure we will recommend you to friends and will contact you if we find ourselves going back to Sunset. It had been 20 years since we were last there. It is just as beautiful as we remembered and makes us want to go back.

Thank you again.

Debbie
May 2015
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average rating of 4.9333334 based on 37 reviews
5

Dale and Tina

  • 5 of 5

Great experience; quiet and relaxing. Mark was easy to work with and we would highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Beautiful, great location!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great experience. Only problem was our trip was too short! Loved the property and location. Very spacious and so cool to see the alligators! Took me 8 mins to drive to the beach and it's a pretty drive. Mark is always available and so helpful. Only thing is that we would have loved it if there was a blender and the can opener is on its last legs. I would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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FIRST TIME TO SUNSET BEACH

  • 5 of 5

We spent March at this comfortable, cozy condo on our first trip to Sunset Beach but will definitely be going back next year! The condo was just as described and on the ground floor which was perfect for our small dog. The area is beautiful with plenty of golf, restaurants and shopping. If you like the more active touristy attractions Myrtle Beach is only a short drive. We were even treated to a visit from Brutus, one of the alligators that visits the property. Mark is extremely easy to work with and he even called to make sure that everything was ok! The care and concern for the condo is evident as it is like your home away from home.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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5

Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family was blessed by spending a month at this wonderful condo. It was a relaxing retreat, as we enjoyed the pond and its wildlife. Sunset Beach has become my favorite NC beach, with its wide strand and easy accessibility. We also enjoyed the pool, the Calabash seafood, and a quick trip to Wilmington. The condo is very nice and very comfortable. We could not have asked for more!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Saginaw, MI
4

Wonderful stay at Sunset Beach!

  • 4 of 5

Just spent 3 months at this great condo. Pretty, peaceful setting. Condo very comfortable with everything anyone would need in kitchen, etc. Love the towns of Calabash and Little River, SC. North Myrtle Beach maybe a 20 minute drive. Beach at Sunset is gorgeous! Some really fun places to go are Boundary House, The Grapevine, Callahans, and Vereen Nature Center in Calabash. In Little River, we had so much fun at Patio's and Key West Crazy...live music and great intracoastal scenery. LaBelle Amie Vineyard is our favorite with lots of live outdoor music, wine tasting, a beautiful gift shop. Lots to do in North Myrtle Beach/Myrtle Beach. Found the best pizza this time at Mellow Mushroom in North Myrtle. Great appetizers at Martinis in North Myrtle. Did not get to see resident alligator but saw others down the road near golf course ponds :) Great stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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South Hadley, Massachusetts
5

A great Sunset Beach retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Spent the month of September at this great condo. We enjoyed the convenient location and the proximity to the beach. Central location to the great golf courses in the area was a plus. Wifi, televisions and amenities of the condo a great plus. Looking forward to our next stay here.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Map

Sugar Shack
Intracoastal Waterway
The Boundary House Restaurant
Calabash Deli Bakery & Gourmet Shop
Bird Island
Calabash Nautical Gifts
Fibber McGees
Sandpiper Bay Golf & Country Club
Oyster Bay Golf Course
Food Lion
Bill's Seafood-Sunset Beach -- CLOSED
"Great place to buy fresh seafood"
Twin Lakes Seafood Restaurant
Sunrise Pancake House
"Good Breakfast."
Sea Trail Golf Resort and Confe
THISTLE GOLF CLUB
Tiger's Eye Golf Links
"Tiger's Eye, Leapords Chase, Panter's Run"
Crow Creek Golf Course
Grapevine Restaurant & Lounge
Rivers Edge Golf Club and Plantation
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Willmington, NC or Mrytle Beach
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Oyster Bay
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Rt 17
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Calabash, NC
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Sunset Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Oyster Bay GC
Nearest Point of Interest
Sunset Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Seafood Resturants in Calabash
Nearest Point of Interest
Sea Trail Golf Courses 3X
Nearest Point of Interest
Thistle GC
Nearest Point of Interest
Sandpiper Bay GC
Nearest Point of Interest
Ocean Ridge GC's
Nearest Point of Interest
Meadowlands GC
Nearest Point of Interest
Crow Creek GC
Car: necessary

Only 15-25 minutes to North Myrtle Beach activities including live music, entertainment, miniature golf, shopping, restaurants, etc..

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Rates & Availability

Sunset Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Season
May 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$135
$900
$1,900
 
 
Off Peak
Oct 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
$850
$1,700
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$135
$900
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $60
Refundable damage deposit $150

A $150.00 refundable Security deposit with signed lease agreement. Separate check please.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Coastal North Carolina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Full Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 double , Ceiling Fan with light
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , With ceiling fan.
  • Double Beds (4) Two double beds in each bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 5 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Wrap around patio and screen enclosed patio. Two tennis courts and basketball backboard on site.

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