• 3 Bedrooms
  • 3.5 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck/Patio
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Fire Station Contact
  • Fire Station Contact
  • Golf
  • Golf
  • Grill
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Hospital Contact
  • Hospital Contact
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Police Contact
  • Police Contact
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Smart TV
  • Smart TV
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Television
  • Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine

About this Property

This pretty modern ranch style home is ideally placed on the outskirts of Southport avoiding the hustle and bustle of the main road but close enough to get to the waterfront with a brief 10 min. bicycle ride. This home is great for any family trying to get away and savor your own version of safe haven in Southport and still have everything you need within 2 miles. With the huge roomy living room and kitchen, there is plenty of seating for everybody to relax. A brief 5 min. drive puts you in the middle of the many stores and eateries at the Howe St and Moore St intersection. The waterfront has picnic tables, benches and enormous swings along the waterway for you to relax and appreciate the sounds of this whimsical town. Southport is at the entrance of a major shipping channel so you might get a chance to catch one of the cargo ships towering over you as you enjoy a drink on the waterfront!

Sleeping Arrangements:

Bedroom 1 (Master): King Bed w/ connected bathroom
Bedroom 2 (Guest 1): Queen Bed w/ shared bathroom
Bedroom 3 (Guest 2): Queen Bed w/ shared bathroom
Common Space Day Bed: Day bed full

**Linens & bath towels are supplied for complimentary in the reservation**


House Conveniences:
-Bathroom: tub, hair dryer, out shower, hot water
-Bedroom & Laundry: washer, dryer, Intelligent TV's, essentials (towels, soap, toilet paper), hangers, linens, iron,
-HVAC: heating, air conditioning, ceiling fan
-Home Safety: smoke alarm, carbon monoxide detector, first aid kit
-Internet: Private wireless internet access (WiFi)
-Kitchen & Dining: refrigerator, microwave, dishes & silverware, freezer, dishwasher, stove, coffee maker, wine glasses, toaster, baking sheet, & preparing silverware
-Board games in living room

House Rules:
-Check-in: After 4pm
-Checkout: at 10am, no later
-Keyless check-in
-NO SMOKING OR VAPING
-NO FAMILY PETS
-NO PARTIES or EVENTS
-Must be 25 years or older to rent unit

Southport Eateries
-Moore St Market- 1.2mi
-Oliver’s- 1.3mi
-Frying Pan- 1.3mi
-Provisions- 1.3mi
-Fishy Fishy- 1.3mi
-Port City Java- 1.2mi
-Thai Peppers- 1.2
-Moore Street Oyster Bar- 1.2mi
-Southport Cheese Shop- 0.8mi
-Saucy Southerner- 0.8mi
-Local’s Diner- 0.6mi
-Dry Street Pizza- 0.9mi
-Port’s of Telephone- 1.0mi
-Café Koa- 1.0
-Blue Cow Grille- 1.2mi

Bars in Walking or Biking Distance:
-American Fish Co.
-Tiki Bar
-The Mullet (2 levels)
-Moore Street Oyster Bar
-Southport Tap & Cellar

Southport Attractions:
-Bald Head Island via Ferry ride
-The Maritime Museum
-Fort Johnston Museum
-Sunset Boat Tours
-Christmas Tree Shop
-Public Fishing Pier
-Ghost Tours
-Historic Golf Cart Tours
-Old Brunswick County Jail Tour
-Sky Diving at Cape Fear Regional Airport located just before the old bridge to Oak Island

Rental Equipment and Cart Units:
-Mr. Beach Units offers: Beach gear, bicycles, paddle boards, surf boards and kayaks
-Coastal Golf Cart Units

Surrounding Destinations:
-Bald Head Island, NC (25 min. ferry ride from Southport)
-Oak Island, NC (15 min. drive)
-Wilmington, NC (45 min. drive)
-Myrtle Beach, SC (1.2 hour drive)

Local Public Services:
-Southport Fire and Police: Dial 911


Contact your iTrip Unit Manager for further questions or comments: James Fosbury

Money-saving Tips

  • Find the official tourism bureau where you want to travel. Many established tourism bureaus supply printed guide books with savings for vacation rentals, dining and attractions. Keep an eye out for these books and promotional books, as this allows visitors to experience the very same fantastic attractions with a typically substantial discounted.
  • Are the travel dates changeable? Off-peak rates are usually a fraction of high prices.
  • Active Duty and veterans of the U.S. Military may qualify for unique discounts. Make sure to confirm with vacation rental company to see if your visiting crew qualifies for a markdown.
  • Is there a particular experience you are mainly longing for during your stay? If there's a particular Carolina Beach activity which you just love, search for rentals that cater especially to you.
  • Think about purchasing trip insurance along with your rental contract. Trip insurance, which usually add somewhere between 1% - 5% of the base vacation rental rate, provides travellers reimbursement of their vacation costs for any days missed as a consequence of personal health-related emergencies or storms, and additionally ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, such as an unplanned hotel room stay or extra gasoline.

General Rental property Information

First-timers are likely to be surprised at the range and wide range of short-term vacation rentals available in the Carolina Beach area. Rental home accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of worldwide research sites like Homeaway and VRBO.

Nearly all vacation homes in Carolina Beach are privately operated and many are represented by experienced local rental management companies. Property management companies are well-liked by rental owners mainly because they coordinate the advertising and operations..

We have assembled a short guide to assist you in getting most out of your vacation property experience.

Searching for and booking the best rental property:

Before you decide to book "Hart of the Sea - Short Drive To Waterfront Restaurants,Spacious Backyard Screened Porch", examine our short list of factors to consider.

The Earlier, The Better

Carolina Beach rentals start booking early. Reserving your rental home 6-12 months in advance is usually recommended, whenever possible. Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years are excellent times to find and reserve your rental..

Find your Spot and Confirm Dates

Oftentimes, the hardest portion of planning your trip is deciding on where to go, and when. When the big decisions are resolved, the rest will be more straightforward.

Bedrooms and Bed Sizes Matter

How many relatives are joining your vacation? Be aware that many properties list maximum guest capacity, which usually includes sofa beds in the family room. It is important to figure out what is suitable for the company. Generally vacation home listings will describe each of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattress sizes.

Establish Your Budget

Will the chosen rental home fit your budget during that popular Summer week? If a few individuals or relatives are sharing the cost, check to make sure everyone knows their obligations and has agreed to a maximum they are prepared to contribute. Generally speaking, a single person in the group will be responsible for making the full reservation and collecting each person's share.

Vacation home Features

What amenities is the group trying to find? Is a screened-in deck a necessity? Are you more interested in a natural landscape or night life? Does the property have bikes and beach toys for use during your stay? Create a list of priority conveniences to guide narrow your search.

Accessibility and Special Considerations

Grandma and Grandpa will appreciate you for not reserving a stairs-only condominium on the 3rd floor. Make certain to remember and ask about wheel chair entry, pool lifts and special equipment requirements..

What About 4-Legged Family Members?

Are you or other individuals in the gang visiting with a four-legged friend? Animal friends are welcome at many rentals, but policies differ. Read your agreement thoroughly! Extra fees or deposits may be applied to your contract. When in doubt, ask the property manager and get it in writing.

Searching the Internet

Several internet resources exist to match visitors with rental owners.. Besides Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Carolina Beach local vacation rentals" for local vacation rental management companies. Local companies often have a unique collection of rentals daily and weekly.

Negotiate the Price

When you've located your dream rental, make sure your trip dates are available.

While not true for all rental properties, many rental owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If the price isn't negotiable, the number of nights might be. Off-peak weeks will probably be negotiable more often than peak-season..

Read Through The Contract

Find out which of the following is included in your quoted rate:

  • Electric bills
  • WIFI Access
  • Telephone service
  • Pool Heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • Cleaning Fees
  • Trash Pickup (and which day?)
  • Maintenance policies
  • Key exchange
  • Parking Space

Get a total that incorporates state taxes, animal and other extra fees.

Trip Insurance

Be sure you be aware of the cancellation policy prior to reserving. Many rental property contracts include an option for trip insurance. Trip insurance safeguards the renter against emergencies and weather events, It provides comfort should tragedy strike.

Book your Rental Home

When everything seems right, it's finally time for you to sign a rental agreement. You'll likely need to submit a security deposit at time of booking.

Know Who to Call

Put the rental manager's contact information into your smartphone and wallet for easy access to answers throughout your visit.

Congrats! All that is left is enjoying your vacation!

During your Stay

  • Take pictures on your arrival. Take notes of any property damage right after you arrive. We also advise immediately phoning the rental manager with a report of any damage, along with your request for any required repairs.
  • Ask questions. You might need instructions for a gas fireplace, TV or jacuzzi. Get in touch with your rental manager. They are there to assist. A phone call can save hours of trouble.
  • Don't forget to be a good neighbor. More often than not, nearby households are occupied by permanent residents. Respecting late-night quiet hours and vehicle parking rules can make a stay a little more pleasurable.
  • Ask a local. Natives may point you in the right direction. Who better to ask where to get the best chicken wings, have a great night out, or the best areas for wildlife?
  • Make certain to protect the property owner (and your things!) by keeping the vacation rental secured while you are away, just like you would at home.

When its Time to Leave

  • Ensure you've packed everything. Inspect drawers, bath cupboards and wardrobes.
  • Make a point to walk through the rental home one last time and look for damage. We recommend walking through with the property manager whenever feasible (often this isn't possible).. If the property owner is not available, be sure to take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • How do you rate your experience? Many rental websites seek testimonials after your stay . Rental owners and property managers will thank you for positive recommendations. If anything was wrong and they didn't correct it in a reasonable manner, or if the rental was not as described, you'll want to make it a point in your review.

Iterate

Did everyone have a good time? Maybe everything was fantastic and you're ready to re-book the rental home for next season. If not, you've gained invaluable rental search experience that will help with another search.

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