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About this Property
“Come hideaway for a while!” 1801 Canal suite D3 is a 2nd floor condo managed by Dale and Salt Water Real Estate and may be just the home away from home you are looking for! “Come hideaway for a while!” is a one-bedroom calming condo that's just a block from our sandy shores and all the sea sights, sounds, and experiences you are looking for!
Pleasure Island has become a RAPIDLY increasing holiday destination for the entirety of the East coast and beyond for many reasons. Because we are in fact a true island, “overcrowding” isn’t in of itself a massive issue. Limited parking and available housing will always create a inviting “max capacity” that will always give a inviting (and healthy) occupancy level and mood that, despite the “hordes”, will always leave copious complimentary space for those looking for a bit more “distancing” and privacy. It’s an AMAZING place to visit, live, and never leave!
The suite is directly on the North End of Carolina Beach and is a long walk or brief drive from downtown Carolina Beach and everything that is has to offer. In Carolina Beach you’ve got the boardwalk, eateries, and local stores of all kinds. If you like adventures, the marina is also there where you can take an offshore fishing trip, diving excursion, or event boat out for a sunset sail. Camping more your thing? Come with the 4X4 and drive (and camp) on the beach at Freeman Park, located on the North End of the island. You can also head down to Kure Beach and fish directly off their fishing pier compete with bait, tackles, and more! The Carolina Beach Lake is close by, hosting a weekly Farmer’s Market every Saturday, FIREWORKS every Thursday, and outdoor summer movies on Sunday’s (on a enormous inflatable screen in the middle of the lake!). We welcome you to sit back, relax and appreciate yourselves because that's exactly what the beach is for! * (due to Covid, please be prepared for periodic deviations from our usually scheduled events).
These suites are a mixture of the original “period” construction and old-world charisma, a kiss of shabby-chic modernity, and today’s technology because hey, there’s got to be something for everybody! Each suite has its own distinct traits, quirks, and characteristics. Above all else, it should feel like your “home away from home” while visiting with us on our Island!
The entry to this 1 bedroom and 1 bath suite opens up into a huge, decorated family room combined with an open dining area and thoroughly supplied kitchen (stove+oven, refrigerator). The kitchen is outfitted will all of the basic preparing and dining silverware one can expect (plates, bowls, cups, silverware, etc.). In addition, there is a microwave, toaster, coffer maker and blender ready to help make yourself at home. Courtesy organic soap and shampoo are left in the bathroom of each suite as well as a (1) starter roll of TP, a (1) garbage bag, dish soap, and a sponge in each kitchen. *It is important to note that it is NOT an owner’s job to give personal family items for visitors. From toiletries and linens, to community food stuffs and condiments, It is ESPECIALLY important during this current climate for any used items of another to be discarded before our new visitors arrive to ensure an optimally hygienic space
The home is supplied with 1 (1) queen bed and 1 full pullout bed (one master bedroom bed, and one pullout couch). If renting an extended stay and utilizing the pullout, please remember a pullout is NEVER as peaceful as a standard bed. As a reminder, linens are NOT supplied in order to keep our prices low. You can bring them from home with you, buy them locally, or rent them (refer to Low Tide Linens & Units). If renting, please let Low Tide know that you are a guest of SWRE as they will give you with an additional 10% discount!
There is a 50” Intelligent WIFI TV (with approx. 25 channels through the Charter Spectrum cable app) along with a WIFI computer connection for when it's time to sit back and savor some movies or shows after a long day at the beach! Come with a Fire Stick, Apple TV, Laptop w/ HDMI cable or other such casting device if looking to ensure all of the tech amenities from home are available during your stay!
We equip each suite with its own combination of books, games, and misc. accessories to help cover the basis for our visitors to enjoy themselves in rain or shine. Sometimes however, these items are removed from the suite and not replaced, and we do not always realize it (tsk tsk!). If you notice something we’ve bragged about missing please let us know!
The SUITE: Guests have full access to their own private SUITE (never shared) along with a respective outdoor space, patio, or balcony.
PARKING: Each guest will have access to (1) ONE un-assigned parking space (use your parking pass to avoid an accidental TOW). A $50 replacement fee will be assessed if the pass isn't left in your suite prior to departure. Any additional community parking spaces would have availability on a first come fist serve basis. We do not recommend any lot or proprietor in particular.
Pleasure Island is a coastal barrier island in Southeastern North Carolina, USA just south of the City of Wilmington. Pleasure Island is located within Federal Point Township, in New Hanover County. The coastal resort towns of Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, as well as the annexed communities of Wilmington Beach and Hanby Beach are located on the island.
The building itself is one block from the nearest beach access. The unit is a brief drive from down town Carolina Beach with its stores, activities and dining and is equidistant to the smaller, but just as appealing Down Town Kure Beach. There are fireworks during the summer every Thursday nighttime, Movies at the lake each Sunday nighttime, and local fairs around the lake each Saturday morning (refer to carolinabeach.org for additional info!). Carolina Beach is a mix of friendly locals, snowbirds, and visitors all looking to hideaway the inland and enjoy the sand, surf, and vibe.
Carolina Beach and the surrounding neighborhoods offer an array of sights and activities to enjoy while here. Some of these examples are (but not limited to) a subtle beach hike through Carolina Beach State Park, Fishing on the Kure Beach Pier, kayaking to one of the many islands surrounding the Intracoastal Waterway, watching canons blast during a historical reenactment at the Fort Fisher State Historic Site, or petting some Sting Rays at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Our own local Brewery (Good Hops) along with a round of Frisbee golf may be what the doctor ordered!
There isn’t anywhere or anything on our Island that isn’t accessible with foot power. Downtown Carolina Beach has a number of vendors (such as Pleasure Island Units @ 2 N Lake Park Blvd Carolina Beach NC 28428 (golf carts) and Tony Silvagni’s Surf School @ 107 Charlotte ave Carolina Beach NC 28428 (bicycles, paddleboards, surfboards, kayaks) for rent as an alternative to walking or driving. Taxi’s (local golf cart taxi’s) and Uber’s are also generally available for an assist when needed as well throughout the island! You can catch a Ferry to Southport in Kure Beach @ 2422 Fort Fisher Blvd S Kure Beach which leads to another ferry to Bald Head Island where NO CARS are allowed at all! After all, you won’t catch many locals going OTB! (Over The Bridge). Everything you need is right here!
Other things to note;
•Salt Water Real Estate has partnered with the absolute most great vendors our Island has to offer to help ensure visitors can spend more time appreciating themselves and less time researching! Our partners include the Tony Silvagni Surf School for professional surf lessons, bicycle, umbrella, and chair units, Salty Dog Yoga, Squared Away Cleaning and Maintenance, TNL Kleans, and Low Tide Linen Units who provides all visitors of SWRE an added 10% off. Our partners support visitors of Salt Water Real Estate with the highest caliber of local services for extremely competitive and oft discounted pricing. They all contribute to the “Salt Water” experience and we <3 them for it!
•ALL suites are non-smoking (including vaping) and a heavy cleaning/repair charge can result if not adhered to. This includes porches, decks, balconies, and walkways. Please smoke well away from any SWRE unit unless willing to risk the potential loss of deposit or more.
•Linens (sheets, towels, pillowcases, etc.) are NOT part of the suite rental. Pillows and basic comforters ARE included. Please refer to the linens chart supplied in the renting site description section for a unit’s bed sizes and plan in advance accordingly. We partner with “Low Tide Linens & Units” for any visitors looking to rent a linen package as opposed to bringing or buying your own. Although any hyper link will be blocked by this site, a simple web search can yield their contact information. They will deliver directly into the suite in advance of your stay! Mention that you are staying with SALT WATER REAL ESTATE and receive an additional 10% off of any rentable items!
• SWRE contractual peaceful hours begin at 9:00pm EST. Town ordinance may accept more latitude with regards to noise (11:00pm) but our expectations are to help ensure all visitors, locals, and neighbors alike have an delightful experience.
•NO BBQing on ANY decks or porches. This is a colossal fire hazard and is fineable by the town (as is removing batteries from any smoke or co2 alarms). We work extremely hard to keep all of our visitors safe, and sometimes that takes teamwork!
•Please always consider TRAVEL INSURANCE from your respective renting site or vendor to help protect your costs in case of inclement weather or last-min. travel complications (court, illness, etc.). These items are NOT returnable scenarios unless the unit itself is compromised. If that does happen, we will do our absolute most superb to find you alternative housing.
- Find the official tourism bureau where you want to vacation. Most tourism bureaus offer printed guide books with special packages for property management companies, dining and attractions. These guides can provide an excellent start to your rental home search.
- Just want to stay away from the crowds? Shoulder seasons offer impressive promotions.
- Plenty of management companies and owners offer discounts for active duty and veteran men and women of the Military, or repeat vacationers to the same rental. Make sure to ask vacation rental company to see if your travelling gang is eligible for a discounted rate.
- Some rentals are basically designed to serve particular travelers, whether it is soundside homes with fishing pier passes, city-center condos with nearby access to restaurants or waterfront homes that feature their own boat launching areas. You'll receive the best value from a home that most directly satisfies your ideal trip setting, even if it costs a bit extra.
- Think about obtaining trip insurance with your lease agreement. Trip insurance, which generally add between 1% - 5% of the basic rental price, provides travellers reimbursement of their travel costs for any nights missed resulting from personal health emergencies or hurricanes, in addition to ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, such as an unforeseen motel stay or additional gasoline.
General Rental Home Tips & Tricks
You may be surprised to discover just how many rental properties are available at your destination. With such a wide selection, clients are certain to find a rental home that fits their expectations and price range.
Nearly all rental homes in Carolina Beach are privately owned and many are represented by established local property management companies. For property owners not directly engaged in the management of their home, management companies are critical in assisting guests with making reservations, checking-in, housekeeping services, and any maintenance issues that may occur.
Seasoned Carolina Beach vacationers have figured out a handful of tips and tricks throughout the years when it comes to renting rentals, however many beginners will be delighted to know that many of these "tricks" are in plain sight, if you understand where they should look.
Finding and booking the perfect vacation property:
Do you believe " "Come escape for a while!" 1801 Canal suite D3 " is the best vacation property for your upcoming visit? Look over this check list to ensure it fits all of your needs.
Search Early and Often
Like many popular vacation spots, In Carolina Beach the best rental homes are booked early. Reserving your rental property 6-12 months in advance is recommended, when possible. Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years are excellent times to plan and book your rental home..
Choose a Village and Date
Begin by deciding which particular area of Carolina Beach you would like to explore, and the choose trip dates.
Exactly How Much Rental home Do You Really Need?
How many family members are joining your vacation? Be aware that a lot of vacation rentals advertise maximum guest capacity, which typically includes sofa beds in the family room. It is important to figure out what is most appropriate for the party. Generally vacation home listings will summarize each one of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattresses.
Commit to a Budget
Will your preferred rental home suit your budget during that preferred Summer week? If many groups or loved ones are sharing the cost, make certain each group knows their obligations and has approved a maximum they are prepared to chip in. Generally, just one person in the group will be liable for making the whole reservation and collecting each family member's share.
Vacation home Amenities
What home features is your family searching for? Do you want a rental property with outdoor kitchen? Do you want to be far from the crowds, or near a city setting? Are items like beach chairs, gas grills, umbrellas, buggies or coolers available and included in your rental property rate? Gather a list of prioritized "needs and wishes" from your party to help filter your search to the perfect rental.
Grandparents will appreciate you for not reserving a stairs-only condominium on the Third floor. If wheel chair entry, elevators, pool lifts or other special devices are required, factor that into your search. Most property listings will include a list of amenities.
Take the Dog
Are you or other members of the group travelling with a pet? Although a number of rentals allow family pets, guidelines and charges vary per rental. A number of limitations may possibly dismiss a potential rental. Make sure to study descriptions and contracts carefully. Extra fees or costs may be applied to your contract. If in doubt, ask the property manager and get it in writing.
It Is Time to Search
. In combination with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we recommend searching Google for "Carolina Beach local vacation rentals" for local vacation rental management companies. Local agencies often times have an exclusive collection of rentals daily and weekly.
Negotiate the Price
When you've located the rentalhome of your dreams, check to confirm your vacation dates are available.
Some property owners will negotiate rates, and some will not. If they are unwilling to budge on a highly-desirable week, try asking for an additional night. Your greatest chance of a reduced rate will be changing to a less desirable week.
Read the Contract
Learn which of the following is included in your quoted rate:
- Power bills
- WIFI Access
- Telephone service
- Hot Tub Heating
- Cable and pay-per-view TV
- Cleaning Fees
- Trash Pickup (and which day?)
- Maintenance (get a phone number)
- Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
- Parking Space
In addition to the regular price, guests have to pay state taxes when renting " "Come escape for a while!" 1801 Canal suite D3 ", as well as various other additional fees which might be mandatory based upon their situation, including an animal fee, earlier check-in or later check-out fee, or a pool heat fee for private swimming pool usage during the fall or spring months.
Cancelling your Rental Home
Ensure you are familiar with the cancellation policy before booking. Many vacation property contracts include an option for trip insurance. Trip insurance guards the renter against emergency situations and weather events, It gives relief should tragedy strike.
Complete the Reservation
As soon as you think you've identified "the one", start the reservation process. Do not forget that most rental agreements require a considerable rental down payment and/or security deposit to safeguard the rental home owner.
Get Contact Information
Be sure to get the property manager's contact phone number and entry/exit procedures for your rental property. We suggest saving the contact's information in your cell phone and wallet.
Congrats on booking your vacation home! You're on your way to a fabulous vacation!
During your Stay
- Take notes of any damages soon after you arrive. We also recommend promptly getting in touch with the property manager with a report of any damages, together with your request for any critical fixes. If there is a dispute about responsibility later, having the recorded problems and contact attempts could be useful.
- Ask questions. When there's any ambiguity about parking, rules of the house, property access, swimming pool functions, etc... we recommend you ask the rental manager promptly. A quick phone call helps prevent many problems.
- Be considerate of the community. Natives will be as friendly to you as you are considerate of them. Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by visitors next to your home.
- Ask a local. Local people can frequently point you in the right direction.
- Make sure that you protect the owner (and your things!) by keeping the property secured while you are away, just like you would at home.
Check Out Time
- Clean up a little bit. Even though you're paying a housekeeping fee, The rental needs to be in sound condition. Kitchen sinks full of dishes, surplus beach sand on the floor and sticky messes ought to be taken care of before you leave.
- Please make sure to walk through the rental home one last time and look for damage. If you can, do this walk-out inspection with the property owner present. If the property owner is not available, be sure to take photos of the property to record its condition.
- Did you enjoy your rental home? Many property management companies and rental websites allow customers to provide comments. If the property and/or property manager was terrific, they will appreciate your praise. If anything went wrong, we advise being understanding but genuine in regards to your experience. Top property owners and managers will work very hard to fix the issue.
Learn and Improve
Hold a vacation recap meeting with the members of your group. Did everybody have a good time? We hope this guide helped you find a great rental home. If not, you have acquired useful rental search experience to help with the next search.