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Ocean & Canal Dream House!! *Pool*Elevator*fully appointed* 4BR 4 Bath

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Townhome, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 11-16)

This is one side of a three-story duplex located on the North end of Carolina Beach. The house is located across the street from the ocean, with the front door only a few steps from the public beach access. There is 2700 square feet of living area. A public walkway to the beach is almost directly across the street from the house, and this is not a busy street as this end of the island is all residential. The views of the beach and the canal are so beautiful and relaxing. It is a rare treat to have both in one property.

Watch the sun rise and set from any room in the house. When looking at the photo of the house, the left side is Unit #1.

There are six covered porches with access from every floor to both the ocean view and the canal view! The elevator services all 4 floors, from the carport to the top.

The first floor has a recreation room with a poker table, combination air hockey & Pool table, 46' HD TV and a sleeper sofa. There is also a private bedroom with a queen bed and a twin bed, and a private deck overlooking the sound There is a common bath between the recreation room and the bedroom. The washer and dryer are located in the hallway.

The middle floor has a family room with a gas fireplace, and home theater setup, consisting of 46' LED television with a bluray player, digital cable service. and iPhone/android ready receiver with dolby 5-channel home theatre system. Adjacent in the open floor plan is the kitchen, dining room and breakfast bar, pantry and private deck overlooking the ocean. There is also a bedroom with a queen bed, bath, and private deck overlooking the sound.

The third floor has 2 master suites. The first has a king bed, over size 'chair and half' which also pulls out to a twin sleeper, 42' television with digital cable, huge jacuzzi tub and separate shower stall. The best feature is the large deck overlooking the ocean. The ocean views are really nice from this room and sunrises are just amazing. There is a double futon in the hallway sitting area and elevator access. The second master bedroom has two queen beds and a private bath, This bedroom also has a deck overlooking the sound with impressive views of canal sunsets.

All bedrooms have flat screen televisions with cable service, and variable speed ceiling fans.

There is a private heated pool, with large deck area and plenty of patio furniture. Adjacent there are 2 shower stalls and a 1/2 bath. An outdoor stereo allows tuning the local FM stations, or streaming music from your personal device. In the storage area in the carport we try to keep plenty of beach & water toys for the kids. The pool area also has a built-in charcoal grill with 2 cooking surfaces.

Worth mentioning is the water system upgrades to this house. The kitchen has a high end reverse osmosis water filtration system to supply cooking and drinking water. (No need to purchase distilled water.) There is also whole house water softener system to provide high quality water for all guests. Another issue with beach water is low water pressure. That has been addressed by installing a pressure booster system so multiple showers can be going at the same time.

This house was built for the enjoyment of our family and yours. It is extremely well built with nothing spared, and impeccably maintained. Come and enjoy the fabulous views of both the ocean and the canal. Sit on the front decks and see and hear the ocean roar. Watch the sun set against the sailboat silhouettes in the canal. This house is an absolute dream!

The pool is a special amenity and can be heated in the shoulder season, or even year round. There is a large built in BBQ pit for cookouts (and cocktails) on pleasant summer evenings.

***Families and responsible adults ONLY need inquire***

Thanks for considering beach home for your vacation!


1) What is the physical address? Answer: 1317 Carolina Beach Avenue North, Carolina Beach, NC

2) Is this located in near the beach? Answer: YES! beach access is almost directly across the front door. The Carolina Beach board walk is about 1 mile south, and Freeman Park and CB pier is 1/2 mile north.

3) What days do the weekly rentals start? During peak summer months, this is strictly a Saturday-to-Saturday rental. Off peak is more flexible and weekly rentals can most likely start on any day you prefer.

4) What are check-in and check-out times? Answer: Standard check in: 4pm, and standard check out: 11pm.

6) are any amenities included? yes, You will find the property fully stocked with: napkins, paper towels, bath tissue, hand soap, dishwasher and dish soap, trash bags, seasonings, kitchen utensils, cookware, place settings.

7)Is WiFi Internet service or phone service provided? Yes, 50mbs broadband over Wifi is included. Also local and domestic long distance phone service is included.

8)are linens included? Linens are not included. You can bring your own or use the local linen service which provided linens at a reasonable rate. Contact Seaside Linen

9) Can we have an early check-in, or late check-out? Answer: during peak season (summer months) occupancy is 100% so this is most likely not an option. Off-peak is possible provided the cleaning service allows, and other guests are not arriving(departing) the day you are departing(arriving)... just ask us.

9) How do I make a reservation? Answer: simply contact us by email or phone, with the dates and # of guests in your group. A rental agreement will be generated with all the details about your stay, which you can review online, then approve. You can access this online at anytime, or save a personal copy.

10) What forms of payment are accepted? Answer: personal check or Credit Card (with 3% convenience fee).

11) Can the refundable security deposit be paid credit card, and check used for the balancwe. Answer: yes, the deposit can be paid with CC 30 days before arrive. It will be refunded on your CC after checking out.


Did I miss anything? just ask :)

Keywords: Townhouse, pool, elevator

More Details

Dennis Briddell
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Dennis Briddell

We have 5yo twins, boy/girl, and live in Raleigh. We love spending time at the beach, and are fortunate to have a wonderful place in Asheville as well. VRBO #249920

Dennis Briddell purchased this townhome in 2012

Why Dennis Briddell chose Carolina Beach

We purchased this property in May 2012. Carolina beach was at the top of our list because there is nothing quite like it. There is the boardwalk, (Britt's donuts!)Freeman Park, great restaurants, night life, and of course a beautiful beach and intracoastal waterway. Our family has immensely enjoyed our visits to this special place and hope our guests can have similar experiences.

What makes this townhome unique

The amenities this house offers and proximity to everything make this a special property. I do consider this an excellent value and a lot of thought and effort has gone into making it a great vacation spot for your family.


Carolina Beach Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
  • 4 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • master bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    2nd floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , dual sink
    1st floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , dual sink
    master bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , dual sink, seperate shower stall, oversize jaquzzi tub.
    poolside bathroom - toilet , 2 outdoor enclosed shower stalls.
  • 4
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1st floor, canal side
    Convertable bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen futon in sitting area on top floor, between masters.
    Convertible bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen sleeper sofa in rec room.
    Master #2 - 2 queen , top floor canal side
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2nd floor - canal side
    Master #1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , top floor ocean side. Oversize chair is a twin sleeper.
  • King size beds (1) in Master bedroom, Queen size Beds in second master bedroom (2), in middle floor bedroom (1), and first floor bedroom (1). Twin size bed in first floor bedroom. Queen sleeper sofa in first floor rec room; Full size futon in top floor sitting area between master bedrooms. Chair-and-a-half twin sleeper in ocean side master bedroom.
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Poker Table, Granite Kitchen, Elevator, Reverse Osmosis Filtered Water Dispenser, Water softener, Private Pool (Shared with tenants of Unit 2), Private bath for each bedroom, Hardwood floors,NO PETS, NO SMOKING


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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

I and a small group of family members enjoyed this fantastic house this past weekend while in town for a wedding. The set-up of this house is amazing - every room has a bathroom and a view. The house has everything you would need (aside from linens--plan to bring sheets and towels) -- all kitchen supplies, basic spices, an entertainment system, washer/dryer, games, and a pool. The proximity to the beach was my favorite. Walking just a hundred or so feet across the street to the beautiful Carolina Beach waves was such a joy. We are definitely coming back when visiting our new in-laws!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Vacation House

  • 4 of 5

Great features. View of sunset and sunrise spectacular. Pool big hit with the kids. Everyone ready to go back again.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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If you're planning a beach trip with a large group, STAY HERE! You won't be sorry!

  • 5 of 5

Our 3 generations stayed comfortably in this large, 3 story house. Dennis was very responsive during the entire process; from initial inquiry, contract, questions, passwords and Thank Yous. I'd say this house & owner will definitely send me back to HomeAway while planning my next trip..

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place and large enough for the extended family. Dennis was very attentive to anything we needed. We will definitely be back when we have large beach groups again.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a large group

  • 5 of 5

We had 8 adults and 5 kids, and everyone had a place to sleep. The elevator was a big help with heavy suitcases and loaded coolers, allowing you to avoid the three flights of stairs. The pool was great after a day at the beach, everything was well laid out. With that many people, probably could use another roller trash can, but that was about the extent of our complaints. We will definitely be looking at this house for another family vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for our family to spend vacation! The house is beautiful and so close to the ocean! The views were also beautiful and Dennis was a great host! I hope we can come back soon! :)

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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NC Aquarium is about 5 miles away, Fort Fisher Museum, Ferry to Southport, Freeman Park (4WD vehicles can drive and camp on the beach).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Deposit $500

Summer rates are weekly only. The rental period is Saturday to Saturday for June/July/August.
Inquire for Holiday rates.

Pool heating is optional during shoulder seasons and is a flat $200 fee.

The security deposit can be paid by credit card or check. The rental can be check or by CC (with 2.5% fee). The deposit will be be refunded within 2 business days after checking out.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.