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Large Oceanfront Private Home - Elevator/Handicap room - Vaca/weddings/retreats

Sleeps60
Bedrooms 16
Bathrooms16
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

16 Bedrooms, 18 Bathrooms - Sleeps up to 60 ('Southern Grace')

Owner #: 704/650-2750

Be among the first to experience this lavish, beachfront house, loaded with high quality amenities and more than enough living space for your whole family.

Welcome to Southern Grace. Opening its doors in May, 2015; Southern Grace is an extravagant, newly constructed manor which simply takes your breath away. One of the largest beachfront rentals in the country, this house has a unique design through and through, evident when you first approach. However, once you really take a look around, the magnificence of it becomes clear. Outside, you will enjoy the Tiki Bar, in-ground pool, dance floor, and ample covering from the weather’s elements-perfect for shade in the summer time or providing the covering for your wedding. Don’t worry about privacy; Southern Grace is built on over an acre of land, making private parties or family fun that much more intimate.

The house is nothing short of a dream away from home. With plenty of parking outside (40+ cars) and able to sleep up to 60 guests a night, you’re sure to feel accommodated for any family or social outing. The house features two magnificently oversized suites overlooking the ocean, along with 5 additional suites with king sized beds and lavish décor. Seven fully furnished bedrooms housing double queen beds compliment Southern Grace’s living experience. Two additional rooms contain bunk beds, making it an absolutely perfect haven for your kids to have fun, enjoy their stay, and sleep tight. Let them play in the oversized room, outfitted with double queen beds along with the popular double queen built in bunk beds, while the others enjoy their time in a room equip with double queen beds and one twin bunk bed.

With 18 bathrooms, it’s a guarantee that everyone gets their fair turn at a hot shower. Don’t worry about lines or complaints, this house accommodates everyone sufficiently. There’s even four showers outside! Furthermore, there’s a bedroom within the manor which is handicap accessible, including a handicap bathroom as well.

Just when you thought this dream house couldn’t get any more convenient, it boasts a large, residential elevator to help with moving in and out and just to enhance your stay.

The living spaces in this house are nothing short of breathtaking. With two giant living spaces on each floor in addition to a second living room on the second floor, you will find it hard not to sink deeply into the comfort the house provides. Lining the rooms is a wide array of luxurious windows, bringing in the natural light from outside and only adding to the sumptuous ambiance. If you aren’t tempted to spend all your time in the great room, venture to the separate movie/game room, featuring a prodigious HDTV, a game table, and a foosball table for additional entertainment and fun.

While we’re talking about entertainment, let’s talk about the 19 brand new television sets placed throughout the complex. There are massive TVs installed in the common areas, with smaller sets in each of the bedrooms, making it ideal for everyone to have something to watch at any time. CCTV provides a premium cable service, allowing you access to your favorite television shows, while an in-house collection of over 30 DVDs lets you catch a late night hit movie with friends and family. Need internet? Not a problem. Lightning fast 60 Mbps of WI-FI access is indeed available at your fingertips. This makes it all too perfect for the late night work horse or internet surfer.

If you’re in the movie/game room and find yourself getting parched, please enjoy the kitchenette equipped with microwave, sink, and drink refrigerator. This is an absolute fun palace for the kids or kids at heart, or a convenient oasis for club or church meetings. If you’re really starting to feel peckish, take your appetite to the extra, extra-large, luxurious kitchen area, where 3 refrigerators, 3 state-of-the-art ovens, 2 microwaves, and a 10-burner cooktop make you feel like you’re on the set of a Kitchen Network show. After dinner (there is seating for 52 and more if you use the couches), explore the popular beverage serving area. Enjoy cocktails, coffee, or just some juice with your little ones.

While you’re kicking back, take advantage of the large, private heated pool (extra fee to heat). If the sun isn’t for you, or if you’ve just simply had enough, venture over to the covered area on the colossal pool deck and relax in the comfort of some shade while still being part of the fun. Challenge someone to a game of corn hole, shuffle board, basketball, ring toss, etc. Once the nighttime arrives, take advantage of the Tiki Bar and showcase your dance moves on the dance floor. Perfect for fun family nights or club meetings where you just need to get loose and enjoy life. The area under the house has stained concrete for a ballroom feel.

There is something for everyone here, as you can play basketball with friends and family while preparing burgers and hotdogs on one of the two gas grills available to you. The entire complex is specifically designed for large group gatherings, so don’t be afraid to invite some extra friends!

This house is about luxury, convenience, and overall quality of life. The inverted floor plan places the main living area on the second floor, giving you the absolute perfect view of the ocean. Throw in cathedral ceilings and you have yourself a palace you won’t want to leave.

Let’s face it-house work needs to happen sometimes. Don’t worry, because with 2 full-service laundry rooms complete with washers and dryers make it that much easier to get it done so you can get back to enjoying your stay.

Perfect for a family vacation, retreat, reunion, church event or club getaway, this complex urges you to take a load off, relax and enjoy the sand and surf from one of the double level decks on either side of the house. You deserve to be pampered and made to feel like royalty at Southern Grace-so enjoy a vacation on this 8,500 square foot chateau for less than the price for a high-end hotel. Ocean included!

Sunday to Sunday rental during prime season (great so you don't hit the typical Saturday rental turnover traffic). Mid week or Saturday check-in okay in the off season. Special rates for Church groups in the Off-Peak season.

See drone video of the house:

https://vimeo.com/134330868

More Details

Owner
Greg
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2017

Amenities

Dolphin Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 8500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 60
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 16 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bride Suite - toilet , shower , Nicest bathroom in house
    Groom Suite - toilet , shower
    Sea Room - toilet , shower
    Dolphin Room - toilet , shower
    Sea Turtle Room - toilet , shower
    Nemo Room - toilet , shower
    Beach Shower - outdoor shower , On the deck beach walkway-two of them
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Under the house-two of them
    Seahorse Suite - toilet , shower
    Palmetto Suite - toilet , shower
    Surf Room - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Coral Room - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom by common area - toilet
    Bathroom outside on first floor deck - toilet , Nice to use if at the pool or for events under the house.
    Pelican Suite - toilet , shower
    Starfish Suite - toilet , shower
    Reef Suite - toilet , shower
    Sunset Room - toilet , shower
    Sea Shell Room - toilet , shower
    Sandcastle Room - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 16 Bedrooms, Sleeps 60
  • Groom Suite - 1 king , Oceanview/deck access
    Bride Suite - 1 king , Oceanview/deck access
    Sea Room - 2 queen
    Coral Room - 6 queen , Has built-in bunks
    Dolphin Room - 2 queen
    Sea Turtle Room - 2 queen
    Sea Shell Room - 2 queen
    Sandcastle Room - 2 queen , Handicap accessable and handicap bathroom
    Seahorse Suite - 1 king , Deck access
    Palmetto Suite - 1 king , Deck access
    Nemo Room - 2 queen
    Pelican Suite - 1 king , Deck access
    Starfish Suite - 1 king , Deck access
    Reef Suite - 1 king , Deck access
    Surf Room - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single , Has one bunk bed.
    Sunset Room - 2 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Large Oceanfront Private Home - Elevator/Handicap room - Vaca/weddings/retreats
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
5

Perfect for large groups!

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing! The owners are wonderful to work with and in creating this house they have thought of everything. It's the perfect place to bring a large group. There literally is nothing that I could complain about. The rooms are all perfect. The layout is a perfect combination of private space to get away, smaller gathering spaces, and a large open living and dining room for the whole crew to be together. The outside space is amazing and your right on the beach too! We have worked with these owners for several years now and we hope to be able to continue for many years to come!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This property is truly one of a kind!

  • 5 of 5

Not only did this home (aka mini castle by the sea) far exceed expectations (photos do not do it justice) -our host, Greg,went above and beyond to accommodate our group. We had 30 adults in this home and never felt crowded or intrusive. The kitchen is a perfect space to hold large gatherings with an iconic view, we had 30 people cooking at one point for an activity- tools and space for all!! The floors each have their own "living area" which created a nice flow for people to break off into smaller groups if needed. The beach is breathtaking with unobstructed ocean front views AND the back rooms view the sound side. Everyone agrees this was the most amazing home they have ever stayed in. You can't help but relax even in a large group. Thank you so much Greg and company!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Olivia

  • 5 of 5

My company had our annual staff retreat here. Not only was this home as beautiful as the pictures, it was clean, well stocked and spacious enough for 30 people to "loose each other". No one felt crowded or slighted with room arrangements (which is hard to accomplish for a large group). I love the sleeping options available ( multiple King rooms, multiple double Queen rooms and two bunk bed rooms-with built in Queens!) I could only imagine what the experience would be like in the Summer!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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CHARLOTTE,
5

Church Bible Camp

  • 5 of 5

Awesome property. Great time. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Southern Grace Review

  • 5 of 5

We held our family reunion (all 31 of us) at Southern Grace. The home is spacious, the kitchen is great for a crowd and the bedrooms are comfortable. We spent the week walking on the beach, swimming in the heated pool and playing games in the dining room. We look forward to returning to Southern Grace!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful property for any large event! Amazing location and wonderfully relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect venue for family reunions or weddings. We had everything we needed in a wonderful location. If you're looking to have a large gathering and relax this is the spot!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Dolphin Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Discount
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,317
$7,950
 
 
Value
Mar 26 2017 - Apr 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,650
$11,950
 
 
Low
Apr 30 2017 - May 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,983
$12,950
 
 
Mid
May 28 2017 - Jun 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$4,650
$14,950
 
 
Mid-High
Jun 4 2017 - Jun 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
$5,317
$16,950
 
 
High
Jun 11 2017 - Jun 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$6,650
$18,950
 
 
Peak
Jun 18 2017 - Aug 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$8,317
$25,950
 
 
High
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$6,650
$20,950
 
 
Mid-High
Aug 20 2017 - Aug 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$5,317
$16,950
 
 
Mid
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$4,650
$14,950
 
 
Low
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,983
$12,950
 
 
Value
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,650
$11,950
 
 
Discount
Oct 29 2017 - Nov 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,650
$8,950
 
 
Holiday
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,983
$12,950
 
 
Discount
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,650
$8,950
 
 
Holiday
Dec 17 2017 - Dec 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,983
$12,950
 
 
Discount
Dec 31 2017 - Mar 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$2,650
$8,950
 
 
Value
Mar 25 2018 - Apr 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$3,650
$11,950
 
 
Low
Apr 29 2018 - May 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
$4,317
$13,950
 
 
Mid
May 27 2018 - Jun 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$4,983
$15,950
 
 
Mid-High
Jun 3 2018 - Jun 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
$5,650
$17,950
 
 
High
Jun 10 2018 - Jun 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
$6,983
$21,950
 
 
Peak
Jun 17 2018 - Jun 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
$8,650
$26,950
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
$9,317
$27,950
 
 
Peak
Aug 5 2018 - Aug 11 2018
3 night minimum stay
$8,650
$26,950
 
 
High
Aug 12 2018 - Aug 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
$6,983
$21,950
 
 
Mid-High
Aug 19 2018 - Aug 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
$5,650
$17,950
 
 
Mid
Aug 26 2018 - Sep 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$4,983
$15,950
 
 
Low
Sep 2 2018 - Sep 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
$4,317
$13,950
 
 
Value
Sep 30 2018 - Oct 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
$3,650
$11,950
 
 
Discount
Oct 28 2018 - Nov 17 2018
3 night minimum stay
$2,650
$8,950
 
 
Holiday
Nov 18 2018 - Nov 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$3,983
$12,950
 
 
Discount
Nov 25 2018 - Dec 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
$2,650
$8,950
 
 
Holiday
Dec 23 2018 - Jan 5 2019
3 night minimum stay
$4,317
$13,950
 
 
Discount
Jan 6 2019 - Mar 23 2019
3 night minimum stay
$2,983
$9,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$8,650
$26,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning/Bed Linens $850 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

*Sunday to Sunday rental. Adjustable during non-prime season.
*Special rates for Church groups in the Off-Peak season.
*Ask for Special non-weekend rates.
*Payment Terms: 25% down, then two more payments (the website and 'Book It Now' does not have our payment schedule so it will be adjusted).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Wilmington NC
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
A short walk from the house
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
North Shore Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Topsail Shrimp House-walk to on the beach
Nearest Beach
A walk in front of house
Car: necessary

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