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Updated bungalow, steps to beach, large deck, view of water, plenty of parking!

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Carolina Beach Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

Weekly Rentals - 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, sleeps 6 adults and 2 children

I'll be honest. We are struggling to understand the "value" of the new HomeAway format. We've rented to nice families for years, with no incidents or complaints...and we really don't need them stepping into our conversation with folks interested in learning more about our home. I want you to know us, and vice versa...this place is special to us and we pay alot to advertise on this site.

So...if you like our property and want to learn more...please inquire through the system and we'll find a way to maintain contact from there on. You will be quoted a service charge we do not have anything to do with...if you choose to finish the booking in the system, they will try to collect it. An inquiry does not cost anything. Sorry for any inconvenience and we certainly understand if you prefer the "protection" implied by the service may want to look elsewhere for your vacation.

Welcome to our cozy beach cottage! Steps to ocean with public beach access, 'party size deck' with view of waterway to enjoy morning coffee or evening sunset views with glass of wine. Unlike condos, we have a yard for the kids to play, or to enjoy a cookout, and parking for up to 5 cars. Walk to the harbor to watch the fishing boats come back with their catch, walk to restaurants with outdoor seating and live music.

Privately owned and managed this is a single family home that offers easy beach access, dining room, large deck and fully equipped kitchen to cook all your favorite meals including a microwave and filtered water. Washer and dryer are also included in the rental. A home away from home!

We rent this cottage on a weekly basis, but may be able to accommodate shorter stays in the off-season if you check with us about a month before you plan to arrive. We know you will love our home and to make your vacation more stress-free we included linens/towels during your week stay.

About Carolina Beach: Carolina Beach is a unique resort community with a relaxed atmosphere. It offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants, accommodations, and amusement parks as well as quiet days under the sun. At the Carolina Beach State Park, you can wind your way through trails in search of the rare Venus Flytrap. For the fisherperson in the family, there are charter boats for deep-sea fishing, a pier, and lots of surf! At night, there are cruises down the Cape Fear River and dancing under the moonlight

Carolina Beach is located on Pleasure Island. Activities include the annual chili cook-off, outdoor movies at the lake, summer concerts and fireworks on Thursdays.

Stuff to do: North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

The Aquarium includes indoor and outdoor exhibits, auditorium, and a gift shop. In addition, there are daily programs featuring live animals and special activities.

Fort Fisher

Last Major Stronghold of the Confederacy—It was the largest naval bombardment and land-sea battle fought in any war up to that time.

Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington

The Battleship North Carolina beckons visitors to walk her decks and envision daily life as well as fierce combat that her crew faced in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Market Street/Downtown Wilmington

Walk the Riverwalk, take a ride on a riverboat, tour the historic homes by carriage. Enjoy a variety of meals and regional goodies including ice cream and fudge.

Stuff to know: Suggested items for Renters to bring with them:

Shower soap, food and condiments.

Beach supplies (chairs, beach toys, beach towels, etc.)

Parking – you will get ticketed (or towed) if you park illegally or in the wrong spot.

Driving on the sand on the 'North End' – don’t try it unless you have a four wheel drive. You won’t make it 10 feet if you don’t have it – trust us.

The major shopping area (Walmart, Lowes, Home Depot, etc) is at Monkey Junction – back up towards Wilmington about a 20 minute drive.

Best bargain shopping for supplies/beach items – Dollar General next to Food Lion when you first come on the Island. You can also pick up some good deals at Maxway – located in the shopping center behind the ABC store.

Closest grocery store to the house – Food Lion which is about 2 miles away.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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based on 12 traveler reviews

Updated bungalow, steps to beach, large deck, view of water, plenty of parking!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
Perry Hall, MD

Everything a beach cottage should be!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house in a perfect location - everything we needed for our family of 5 and then some. Beautifully updated and furnished and exceptionally comfortable. New flat screen TVs and fantastic mattresses - a great night's sleep. The wonderful deck and view were a favorite spot for all of us. Close to beach and all other amenities. Really can't think of a thing that would make this home a better choice for a wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfort, convenience and location!

  • 4 of 5

I can't say enough good things about this house. It's all you could ask for in a great vacation home. Very well stocked (and not with junk), beautifully decorated and well maintained. You can see the pride of ownership in every detail. Walk to the boardwalk, but still quiet, super easy beach access (ramp over the dunes) and plenty of things to do in the area. Thorough and responsive owner provided outstanding service. Comfortable rooms, modern amenities, great value. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a great vacation rental.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Holly Springs NC

Gail T

  • 5 of 5

GREAT HOUSE close to the beach and a great porch with very nice furniture to sit on with family and hang out or have coffee in the morning. Very close to boardwalk could walk easily if you wanted to. The house was very nicely decorated and clean and was a perfect house for my family. Lots of parking space. I would recommend to anyone to rent this house. The owner was very quickly to respond to emails and answered all my questions before my arrival. Hope to go back to this house next summer.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect house for our stay. It was so close to the beach and while I wouldn't always recommend it, we actually left our chairs and stuff there to go back and forth to eat. Our kids couldn't do the walk to the boardwalk but its a very short few minute drive. We went to the Aquarium, the carnvial, battleship and still had tons of beach time because everything is so close. The deck was awesome for us to get up and watch the morning with our coffee. This house had everything and the owner is amazing and helpful and answered all my questions promptly. It was very sad to leave.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. We try very hard to treat folks as we like to be treated. The house is set up like we like to live...kind of nice, kind of cool, but everything you need and a solid location. We're really glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to hear from you again. Thanks. MD.
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Wake Forest, NC

Perfect Modern Cottage thats Budget Friendly

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a 5 night stay at this adorable modernized cottage. It is just steps away from the beach, making walking back and forth with a toddler a breeze. We loved how accessible it was to everything and spent nights BBQing and enjoying the deck that overlooks the sound. The owners were very lovely to work with and every detail is thought of.

We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We loved being so close to the beach and Carolina Beach is great--not too crowded and the waves are just right. The Dunngalow had everything we needed. I only wish that the trundle bed aligned more evenly with the daybed to make a king bed, but it wasn't too bad. It is a very smart layout and very nicely decorated. We loved watching the sunset and enjoying dessert on the deck! The owners are very easy and pleasant to work with. They made sure we had the pack 'n play we needed and a gas grill. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Wilmington, NC
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Car: recommended

Other Activities: NC Aquarium


Rates & Availability

Carolina Beach Bungalow Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50

These folks have changed their system, and the rates aren't displaying as we'd like. So here's how it works for us:

We accept checks and Paypal
Note: If using Paypal: 3% fee must be applied to cover usage fees.

$200 security deposit and a signed rental agreement reserves dates requested.

We rent to adults 25 years of age or older. No exceptions, please.

No Smoking No Exceptions. Pretty please.

* We rent Sunday to Sunday. Partial weeks are considered within 2 weeks of the week in question.
* Cleaning fee is included in your rental fee.
* Pet fee depending on number of nights $50 for 3 or less nights, $100 for more than 3 nights. Please indicate type of pet in email and we require that pets stay off the furniture and bedding.
Thank you for looking at our property. Take care and have a happy vacation.

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Carolina Beach Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Family Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower
  • Master bath upgraded to slate floor and modern fixtures.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle bed folds out to a king bed
    Bunk Room - 4 twin/ single , 2 sets of bunk beds
  • Sleeps 6 adults comfortably - sleeps an additional 2 children on top bunks. TV and DVD player in the bunk room and living room. Linens provided or you may bring your own.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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