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Excellent Family Vacation Value ...Save $$ Vacation Well !!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,120 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Condo, 3-BR, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8 ...Most Kid Friendly Spot on The Island

You will be hard pressed to find a better beach vacation value than this! If you are looking for a quiet, low traffic vacation spot, this is it! Wake up to quiet mornings, nestled on the top floor (3rd) amongst grand oaks in view of the ocean and earshot of the rolling surf. This is a place for your family; it is a place your children will love.

This 3BR-2BA condo sleeps 8 at Pleasure Island’s premiere seaside resort and is an elevator building. It is just across the street from the ocean, with it's own outdoor pool, covered gazebo and grilling stations. It is adjacent to tennis courts, a childrens playground, basketball court, shuffleboard courts an indoor recreation center with a large indoor heated pool, hot tub, mens /womens locker rooms with dry saunas and a fitness center equipped with machines and free weights. The condo is equipped with all appliances (microwave, washer/dryer, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster) and is ready for your comfortable and cozy beach get away. Bed sizes include 1 queen, 1 double and 2 twins. Note: Comforters are provided but renter must bring linen and towels. Call us about weekly and daily specials.

Karl Buchanan
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2018

What makes this condo unique

Top floor of elevator building, easy access, quiet dwelling even during the busiest of summer weeks.


Kure Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1120 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Mood ligting with his /hers duall shower heads
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Amenities include --elevator building --staffed recreation center --large heated indoor pool --heated whirlpool --private beach access --lighted tennis courts --basketball court --fitness center --seperate dry saunas for men and women --shuffle board court --playground --lounge area for parties --multiple outdoor pools 2 oceanside, 1 garden side with grilling stations and gazebos


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Excellent Family Vacation Value ...Save $$ Vacation Well !!
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation staying in Karl's condo! The space was perfect and the kitchen was fully stocked to cook. We even used the grill by the pool one night. The kids loved the huge indoor pool and the staff were all really nice! It's a very short walk right across the street to the beach with a place to rinse your feet on the way back. We also really enjoyed Fort Fisher and the ferry ride right down the road. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Its great to host families like Karen's. I look forward to their return.
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Worth it! Hope to return..

  • 4 of 5

Location provides many options with the beach across street; outdoor pool within steps of condo; rec center nearby with indoor pool, sauna, tennis court .. Overall an excellent value for money! Owner extremely gracious and response couldn't be quicker! Hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This guest was indeed satisfied but is old school and does not realize a 4 star out of 5 is not so good. VRBO needs to equate their star system to grades in school like A+, A, A-, B,C, D, F etc. I'm not the only owner that is left shaking their head when a great review is deemed poor because of the antiquated scale. Other vacation sites are guilty of the same. These were great guest and I'm pleased to have them anytime.
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Great Value! Awesome Place!

  • 5 of 5

Nice Condo with awesome pool and great beach access. The place has lots of amenities for all ages and away from major traffic but convenient to everything, especially pier, aquarium and historic fort fisher park on south end of island.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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charlotte nc


  • 5 of 5

stayed with karl during the blues festival great location. loved the hardwood floors and the tile work in the bath. Dow road best kept secret on island came out at the food lion in Carolina beach. Karl was very helpful with whatever we requested. we would stay there again

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always a great experience hosting families like the Barbees. Receiving comments about my remolding efforts is encouraging in a society where meeting expectations is increasingly difficult for all of us.
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Greenville, NC (USA)

Quiet, easy acces to the beach!

  • 4 of 5

Only concerns: need to specify clearly the bedding situation and fix toilet (weak flushing)! Also directions were not clear as we thought it was directly on the beach!

Overall: easy access to pool and beach;

Quiet location! Easy access to restaurants and places to shop!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate constructive feedback as the "weak" toilet flush as been corrected. Most of my clients appreciate the option to save money by bringing their own linen so I will continue to offer the option at the risk it might be confusing for a few. With respect to the unit not being Oceanside, this is the first time its been mistaken for ocean front during the 8 years its been on VRBO as the descripting and pictures depict it as being across the street. With that said, my guest usually prefer the less crowded building on the garden side of Ocean Dunes where the recreation center and pool is located because the location makes it easier for their children to access rec center and indoor pool and the private beach access is about 50 yards from exiting the elevator.
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Great place. Quite, plenary of fun to have.

  • 5 of 5

Will stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Fort Fisher Historic Battleground.

* Pier and Beach Fishing.

* 4 Wheeling on Beach.

* Fort Fisher Aquarian.

* Amusement Park and Bike Rides.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Ferry Ride to Old South Port.

* Fort Fisher Historic Battleground.

* Pier and Beach Fishing.

* Fort Fisher Park Aquarian.

* Indoor Pool & Tennis.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Ferry ride to SouthPort just 1 mile from unit.

* Shopping in SouthPort.

* Sea Aquarian just 1 mile from unit.

* Indoor Pool and Tennis.

* Rent Bikes.

You can grill outdoors and relax under the outdoor gazebo adjacent to multiple outdoor pools just

off the beach. You're within an easy walk/bike ride to the Fort Fisher Historic Site, North

Carolina Aquarium, Kure Beach Fishing Pier or a ferry waiting to float you to historic Southport.

Spend the day just relaxing, surf fishing or exploring the only natural coquina outcropping of rock

on the coast of North Carolina where you can find a variety of marine life and which makes an

excellent backdrop for memorable family photos. These rocks are home to a variety of marine life

such as starfish, whelks and sand dollars. If you enjoy surf fishing, the local fisherman claim

this section of beach to be the best on the island. Historic downtown Wilmington is only 20 minutes

away where you can visit a variety of places including antique shops, fantastic seafood restaurants,

eclectic boutiques, specialty museums, botanical gardens and historic mansions. Other local

activities include, scuba diving off shore wrecks teeming with marine life, deep sea fishing,

golfing, tennis, state parks. If you prefer to venture further, Myrtle Beach is only a 90-minute

drive. Ocean Dunes and Pleasure Island has something to offer everyone. We look forward to having

you as our guest.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $65
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.0%

$$$$ Owner will offer discounts for early bookings. Book a full week in June before March 15th and get $200 off the standard rate $$$$

Owner does everything possible to accommodate cancellations. Owner will offer full refund, less 100 booking fee, if another tenant can be booked in place. Sometimes the unit must be discounted to rent quickly. Owner will consult client, offer unit at reduced rate and return difference (less 100 booking fee). In the event of acclimate weather, it is recommended the client purchase vacation insurance.

Monthly Rate: $595 - $1495

******** SAVE 100's , NO NONSENSE PRICING ********
$$$$$ NO ADMIN FEES, RESERVATION or APPLICATION FEES (with week rental) $$$$$$$

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.