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Exceptional Ocean View And Outstanding Value!

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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5 - 7 nights


Carolina Beach House Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Luxury Home With Ocean View And Beach Access Steps Away

This luxury ocean view home is fully furnished and has been freshly updated with new paint and carpeting!

Our professionally decorated home is located across the street from Carolina Beach with direct beach access just steps away. There are 5 bedrooms and 4 baths. The gourmet kitchen has granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and is outfitted for cooking when you are longing for the many fresh seafood options that are available. The home has hardwood floors and five flat screen TV’s throughout the house. There is also access to high speed wireless internet service, included.

For ocean viewing, there are two nicely furnished covered decks. One is on the main 2nd floor and the other is just off the master bedroom. Both are perfect for reading, enjoying meals with family and friends, or just watching our pelicans soar along the wave tops. You might even catch a glimpse of an occasional whale blowing as it surfaces just offshore.

The entry first floor has two bedrooms - one with a queen bed and one with twin beds. Both share a full bath. Just outside is a convenient shower to wash off the sand and salt from a fun day on the beach.

The main second floor has the greatroom with living room, dining and a gourmet kitchen. This level also has a room with a queen sleep sofa offering additional sleeping quarters or it can be used as a den with TV and other electronics for the kids to get away and watch movies or play games while you relax. There is also a full bath on the main floor.

The third floor has two guest rooms that share a full bath - one bedroom equipped with a queen and the other one with a cool pyramid bunk (full lower and twin upper).

The spectacular king master bedroom with private deck, ocean views and a fabulous master bathroom is also on the third floor, includes a shower and whirlpool tub.

Here's what previous guests had to say: “We just love it! The location is perfect and the house is just beautiful, with plenty of space for our family.” “We had such a wonderful time at your house.” “It more than exceeded our expectations.” “Everyone in our party was comfortable and happy.” “This is a GORGEOUS home.” “It was a pleasure staying at your lovely home. We had such a good time being right across the street from the beach.” “Everything was perfect. Your house is beautiful and we enjoyed staying there.” “Thanks for providing the basis of our great family memories.”

Carolina Beach is an incredible vacation spot, with something for everyone in the family. Miles of uncrowded ocean beach for wading, swimming, surfing, beachcombing or surf fishing. We also offer nearby fishing piers, rare “drive on” beaches, great restaurants, and fresh seafood markets selling today’s catches. For sports fans, there are terrific golf courses, great off shore fishing, basketball, tennis courts and all the water sports that you can imagine.

Nearby is the charming town of Southport, accessible by car or a car ferry. Carolina Beach is 20 minutes from historic Port City of Wilmington, which boasts delightful riverside restaurants and shopping along its river boardwalk in downtown along the Cape Fear River. We even have the battleship North Carolina available to the public, Screen Gems movie studio, and our International Airport served by Delta and US Airways.

Fort Fisher State Park is only minutes away with the NC Aquarium and miles of natural and unspoiled beaches. It is the location of Civil War's Fort Fisher, whose fame is highlighted in the recent Academy Award winning movie, Abraham Lincoln.

From our home, there are great restaurants and a Tiki bar within walking distance on the beach. Come and enjoy the sound of waves crashing on the beach as you relax in luxurious comfort.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Steve and Jane Haynes
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 4, 2016

About Steve and Jane Haynes

Our large family of four generations loves this home for gatherings and the great beach location!! While all of us have lived or grown up in North Carolina and the Wilmington area, our family is now stretched from North Carolina to Washington State. What better place to for us all to come together as often as possible, than Carolina Beach.

Steve and Jane Haynes purchased this house in 2012

Guestbook comments from the owner

My children and grandchildren had a wonderful time and the house worked out great for all of us. Thanks for everything!
Jul 2016
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based on 16 traveler reviews

Exceptional Ocean View And Outstanding Value!
average rating of 4.9375 based on 18 reviews

Relaxing and Comfortable

  • 4 of 5

The house was great. Perfect size, very spacious. Was literally a 2 min walk till feet was in sand.

Only thing that was an issue was what I think was cockroaches found their way into the house. I had to kill several and to be honest, I don't think it was from leaving the door open. Wasn't a huge issue nor did it deter us from having a blast. I 110% would stay at this house again. Thanks for allowing us to stay at your beach house.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you had a great time and that you express enthusiastically that you would like to return to our property and would recommend it. We are very unhappy that you had any issue while you were there, particularly with bugs. Those were Palmetto bugs that in the south can be particularly pesky in the summer in the extreme heat that you experienced last week. We have a spraying service regularly and would have immediately scheduled an off-cycle treatment had you notified us. As noted in multiple reviews, our home is extremely clean and we have had no other complaints. We do encourage you to return and we promise to make your stay a 5-star experience!!
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Fantastic home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Steve and Jane for the rental. The Pelican View was everything you said and more. Our family truly enjoyed our stay and we will be back. Our family of 10 adults and one baby had plenty of room with everthing that we needed at our disposal. The less than two minute walk to the beach provided us some unbelievable sunrises and great days on the beach. Thanks again and whoever is considering this property; you will not be disappointed.

Kevin and Lori Mayer

Sidney Montana

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a wonderful family vacation !

  • 5 of 5

We included our adult kids and grandkids in a family vacation. It was great! enough room for each family to have their own space but also a nice area for everyone to play games and have dinner together. Walking across the street to the beach was so convenient. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Beach Trip

  • 5 of 5

The house is lovely,very well equipped,and just across from beach access.The owners respond immediately to any concerns.My extended family and I take at least one vacation together each year and have done so for decades.We like this house so much that it will be a regular destination.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Wow. . .wow. . .wow. This Home is incredible!

  • 5 of 5

Wow. . .wow. . .wow. This home is incredible and had everything a family could want or need. The home is very nicely decorated with a very well equipped kitchen. This was the perfect accommodation for our 3 family gathering of 11 with 5 children(aged 2 to 13).

We had more than enough space for us to spread out and yet have a place to be alone if you wanted. We spent every morning having coffee on the front deck just looking at the ocean and planning the day. Carolina Beach is a great beach town. We enjoyed several outings as a group and each family went out some on their own. This home served as the perfect base for our visit. After dinner Friday, no one wanted to pack. We sat around and talked about how nice the week had been and the memories that we had made. The kids talked about the beach and the ocean, and the adults said how great it had been to just get away for a while. Best of all; we were together as a family!

This home is very well maintained and I would recommend it to anyone considering staying here.

"The Clan Gathers"

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

We had a family gathering in September with 7 adults and the property was more than adequate. It is a lovely home with all modern amenities including a large open kitchen/dining room/family room area. It was perfect for our family and for a few others who visited while we were there. We especially enjoyed sitting on the deck in the evenings with the ocean view. We had an easy walk across the street to the beach and enjoyed nearby restaurants as well. I would highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Wilmington International Airport (ILM)
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Fort Fisher Ferry to Southport, NC
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Ten golf courses in New Hanover County
Nearest Motorway
17 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Access across the street from our home
Car: recommended

For visitors who enjoy driving on the beach, we are close to two great locations on our island that allow 4 x 4 vehicles, year round. Freeman Park is 3 miles to the North and Ft. Fisher National Seashore is 4 miles to the South.


Rates & Availability

Carolina Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Season Fall 2016/Spring 17
Sep 10 2016 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $450
Cleaning $175
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Cancellation Policy: Should you need to cancel your reservation during high season, we will refund all you've paid except $150.00 in processing fees If we are able to rent the property for the week you've cancelled.

*Contact Seaside Linens ( if you wish to rent linens for your stay.

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Carolina Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double sinks, entrance floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double sinks, third floor
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Master bath, third floor - double sinks
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with deck - thrid floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Third floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Entrance floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , Pyramid bunkbed - third floor
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Entrance floor
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Linens not provided - bring your own or contact Seaside Linens to have them delivered - they will also have your beds made for you when you arrive, if desired.

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