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Ocean View Elevator Luxury Home Kure Beach: Across from Beach, Private POOL

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Space 2,700 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

NEW 2017 Ocean View Home 500 ft from Kure Beach. Private Elevator, pool.

Welcome to "Pelican's Penthouse" Kure BeachThis beautiful ocean-view home is brand new (completed/furnished July 2017) and now ready for you and your family for short or month-long getaways this winter! We’ve tried to think of everything to make this a truly remarkable getaway. If your family includes someone who will appreciate private in-unit elevator access (and who doesn’t!) this is really a one of a kind place, literally across the street from the beach but NOT on busy Ft Fisher Blvd. Relax and enjoy the semi-private pool. Crafted with our family and friends in mind we hope you find it a very special place too!

Your home, “Pelican’s Penthouse,” truly has a “penthouse” ocean view! The home offers a fresh and casual décor, showcasing many of our favorite sea creatures and featuring works by local artists. For those who wonder why would one EVER want carpet at the beach, the lower floor is a beachy porcelain plank, and the top two floors are all real wood, which is great for anyone who has allergies!

Enjoy the pool with lovely shallow wading area, fountains and gas grill shared with only a few neighbors in a small private community.

Kure Beach is Carolina Beach’s quieter neighbor and is full of low key family friendly options. Together they are known as “Pleasure Island.” Nearby Fort Fisher is the #1 Historic Site in North Carolina, now boasting NC’s first underwater historical park! Check out the Aquarium or the unique opportunity to drive on the beach at Fort Fisher. You can fish, put in kayaks nearby, or just walk right across the street to relax at the beach. The historic Kure Beach Pier has something for everyone: fishing, gifts, art and games. Nearby are many casual and tasty restaurants. A short ride and you are in Carolina Beach, checking out the newly renovated boardwalk, fireworks and free outdoor movies weekly. Kure Beach is also only 25 minutes from ILM Wilmington Airport, and downtown Wilmington, NC is “America’s Best Riverfront” according to USA Today and a charming small city with theaters, creative arts, movie and TV filming sites, and great bars and restaurants.

The fully equipped kitchen offers side by side fridge with ice maker and filtered ice water, microwave, coffee maker, and all the other conveniences. Enjoy casual in-kitchen dining (for 4), seating at the bar (4) or the spacious dining table (seating 10). Inside, you will find all you need to prepare a great meal or menus from local restaurants for take out! Starter coffee packs are even included!

Enjoy the reverse floorplan (living room on top floor) and the 200 sq foot deck is the place to capture the view! Offering dining for six plus relaxing chairs, the ocean view porch swing is a MUST especially at sunset. In the living room you will find the 65” HDTV and plenty of comfortable seating, but also quiet spots to enjoy the selection of books, magazines and games (old fashioned ones!) provided. You have to try NC Opoly!

There are two spacious master bedrooms. One has easy 1st floor entrance and convenient outdoor entrance. It is equipped with a 40” TV with full cable and Roku. There is a walk in closet. The 2nd foor master even has its own “wine deck” for a couple’s getaway and “rainforest” shower head, and deluxe 42" Sony TV. Both feature beautiful tiled walk-in showers and spacious closets (face it, don’t you always bring more to the beach than you need!) and en-suite baths. NEW and comfortable Sealy and Serta Queen mattresses will aid your sleep, and ceiling fans keep it breezy as well as OF COURSE central air (adjusted on each level separately). The 3rd bedroom is a charming beachy room with pool view. For fun or for the kids, try the 4th bedroom with a sturdy bunk bed with Full bed below and Twin up plus two fold out lounge/beds. Third bath offers a roomy, deep tub and dual sinks. ALL rooms have full cable (UVerse) and beautiful new high-definition TV’s which are compatible with gaming (bring your own) or Roku etc. and HIGH SPEED ATT Fiber internet access.

Your rental comes with a “premiere” towel package, and NO struggling with linens. You will find linens on the bed, straight from a professional laundry. The home is professionally cleaned between each guest. Baths come with starter shampoo, toilet paper, lotion and body wash, laundry and kitchen dish soaps/towel. We mention this because many rentals in the area do not! All bedrooms come with a luggage rack. Bring your own beach towels and gear, or rent them from a recommended local vendor (baby accessories and gates, beach toys, bikes and many other items available as well)

On a practical note, the home offers a full-sized private laundry and parking for up to four cars (no garage access). This is a totally a NON-SMOKING property and over 50% of the guests must be over the age of 25. There are no “events” at the property with invited guests (weddings, bachelor parties, TV filming etc).

More Details

Kevin and Louise
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
8 August, 2018

About Kevin and Louise

We're travelers who also love to stay home. He is a native North Carolinian, where it still means something to want to do something with your family and friends and hospitality is important. She is from CA and loves the coast. We've lived on both coasts and traveled but do love the feeling of coming home, which "Pelican's Penthouse" represents.

Kevin and Louise purchased this townhome in 2017

Why Kevin and Louise chose Kure Beach

We bought this home because it blended several things we love in a vacation. Kure Beach has been his vacation spot since childhood, it's a great place where you still can feel that the "fast paced" world is left behind, sort of sentimental and traditional. She loves that the home is new, has the amenities that make vacation easy, and a beautiful style with lots of views, and yet privacy. The ELEVATOR was the deciding factor. We have family that we want to share our vacation spot with, and the elevator makes that possible, and safe and even more fun. We know that families or groups vacationing together may have different needs. One wants to exercise (check), one wants to relax (done), another - well give him $5 and let him walk because it's safe to get an ice cream. Someone may need to stay in touch via the internet, and you all might want to come together over a meal after a diverse day. We've got all that. We love to walk, for health (or to the pier for ice cream). He loves to run...choose the beach or the colorful neighborhood. She loves the pool. Pop loves the fishing..take a pole and go across the street. Mom loves the porch swing. Yes, NC has other beaches, but they don't have the charm, and they don't have the access to everything from boardwalk kitch to Southport charm to Wilmington fine dining and the "movie" cache. Feels like home even when you're new.

What makes this townhome unique

Stand out on the deck and you'll know it. There is the view, the sense of being connected to the place. In the skyline you see the ocean, the sunset, in the distance the summer fireworks. Yes, you can actually watch the pelicans play on the wind currents just outside the window. I know we may be biased, but it's really hard to find a place like this. First it is new, which means things work, they make sense for modern living. But it's right at the beach. There is no sweaty walk from a "few" blocks away (how far is a "few" really?), you are right there. And yes, there is the rainforest shower, the super clear TV's, the giant closets and the new appliances and the elevator. Like I said, it is like home. But better.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Kure Beach in Federal Point

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Guests Must Agree to Elevator Policy: No guests under 18 to operate or ride in the elevator alone
  • No grilling at the property - a grill is provided at the pool.
  • Fee for late check out is $75 for any part of an hour due to fees charged by housekeeping
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Main Level Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Beautiful tile shower, dual sinks, toiletries included
    Second level Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Rainforest shower with pebble floor, dual sink, separate WC
    Third Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Extra deep tub & full tile shower, dual sinks
    Outdoor Shower - Shower Enclosure , Outdoor shower to rinse off after the beach or before pool
    Powder Room Bath - Toilet , Easy access powder room on living room level
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Third Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , New mattress, pool view, luggage rack, 40" TV with ROKU
    Master Bedroom Level 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , Private deck, new deluxe mattress, Sony 42" TV, packnplay
    Master Bedroom Main Level - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Easy outdoor access, en suite bath, 40" TV, seating & airbed
    Bunk Room - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Bunk beds with 40" TV full cable, HDMI, futon beds
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Housekeeping before and after stay, if guest desires housekeeping during their stay, it may be available at an extra fee. Area offers many "concierge" type services that offer everything from in home massage, to grocery shopping and delivery. Just ask to be connected to a service for these items.


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Ocean View Elevator Luxury Home Kure Beach: Across from Beach, Private POOL
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews
Napa CA

Very new and high tech home

  • 3 of 5

We loved the home and location was amazing, pool was so convenient!

However the neighbors were not nice nor receptive to renters and the rule book was a bit overwhelming. It appeared rentors would be older per the contract rules however it seemed the rules were geared to younger people. And the capacity of 10 people in a house does not allow for necessarily quiet times even after 11 not do I feel vacations should be restricted. Maybe a quick reference to the rule BOOK would have been helpful before agreeing to this rental.

We love Kure beach and surrounding areas! Definitely will be returning to Kure beach

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful and relaxing vacation. Everything is new and there has been attention to detail to make sure you have everything you need to enjoy your stay. Sit out on the porch to read a book and catch the breeze, or walk across the street and jump in the ocean. It is conveniently located to stores if you want to eat in and there are nearby restaurants too. It gets 5 stars from me!!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This place is exactly as described, great place and host

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Wilmington International (ILM)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar
Nearest Ferry
4.4 Miles
Fort Fisher Ferry
Nearest Golf
6.5 Miles
Masonboro Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
Jack Mackerel's
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Kure Beach
Car: recommended

Attractions in the Kure Beach area include the Fort Fisher Aquarium which has been recently updated and has some fantastic exhibits. Fort Fisher State Park includes a recreation area, Ferry landing (to charming Southport) and historic Civil War sites. It is also home to the State's first Underwater Historical site. The Kure Beach area is also known for its historic fishing pier but also offers the more offbeat, such as a disc-golf course. Nearby Carolina Beach's recently updated Boardwalk offers family friendly fun including a full "midway" with rides, yummy fudge and donuts and bike rental. For the outdoor enthusiast there are several boating options, including the public launch at Carolina Beach State Park. Wilmington, NC is only 20 minutes away featuring attractions such as the USS North Carolina Battleship, live theatre, music and award winning restaurants. Kure Beach is charming and beautiful but unlike some NC beaches, this does not mean you have to give up city amenities. Harris Teeter delivers to the home, and both Trader Joe's and Whole Foods are close by in Wilmington. Check out our Facebook for some pictures out and about in the area!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £231.75
Property Damage Insurance £61.03
Refundable Damage Deposit £231.75

Owner reserves the right to cancel booking if tenant provided incorrect information about occupancy or use of the property. If smoking on the property results in cleaning or deodorizing, a charge may be applied.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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