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Ocean Lakes #1080, Now Booking Summer 2018

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths FAMILY Beach Vacation Home (Sleeps 8-16)

Please Note: We Only Advertise on HomeAway, VRBO, and VacationRentals...NOT CRAIGSLIST!

Absolute Paradise is in the Holiday Inn section of The Ocean Lakes Community on site #1080. It is wonderfully located between the Beach Front and Sand Dollar Lake. Our home is only 5 houses from the Beach ( 200 ft) and 10 houses from the Sand Dollar Lake! As well, it is located near the Ocean Lakes Recreation Center, Pool Areas, and Playground Areas.

Our family beach home has 5 bedrooms with 3.5 baths. We have four Queen Beds and four Full/Double Beds and each bedroom has TV/DVD and direct access to a bathroom. Our dining table seats 8 with additional bar area for 4 more. We also have seating outside on either the upper balcony, middle deck, or lower concrete pad area.

We purchased the home at the end of Feb 2013 and immediately began the process of completely remodeling and redecorating the home. We started by pressure washing the the entire outside and this is something we will do every year.

Next, we removed everything in the house, deep cleaned and repainted the whole inside. We do a thorough cleaning between each guest and after having a full summer season of visitors we decided in order to maintain our standard of clean we will do the deeper cleaning before and after each season. We have also decided to repaint the inside of the house every year as a way to keep our home looking its best.

Then, we purchased all new furniture, mattresses, and decorative bedding. In the kitchen we purchased all new dishes, pots, pans, glassware and small appliances. We continually replenish these items so that everything remains in optimum condition.

During the Winter Seasons we will be making more improvements to the house and will keep you updated.

***UPDATE*** We installed Brand New Kitchen Appliances. We added a few more key pieces of furniture in the bedrooms so there is plenty of room for all your clothes. We added new electrical outlets with HDMI charging in each bedroom, too. ***

***UPDATE*** We trimmed down the concrete for the car entrance, bought a new picnic table and created a ground level picnic area, installed a new full size washer and dryer and new granite counter tops in the kitchen.***

During June, July, and August we only have weekly rentals from Saturday to Saturday. Monthly rentals are available from September through May.

This is a FAMILY Vacation Home. We maintain a very strict policy of No Smoking, No Pets and No Groups or House Parties. Our rules are enforced without exception and are not meant to restrict your vacation but to Enhance Your Vacation! We are proud of our home and when we do not have guests this is where we stay. Clear and precise guidelines insure everyone has a wonderful place to vacation year after year! We remain in the Ocean Lakes Community so that we are always available to you during your stay.

Please mark us as one of your Favorites and keep checking back for more photos. We will post new pictures of each room as we complete the updating and redecorating. For more details of the redecoration and updating that we are doing, you may visit us on FACEBOOK by clicking the link below.

Make summer memories with your Family in Absolute Paradise #1080 located in the Ocean Lakes Community in Myrtle Beach, SC.








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Member since: 2010
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Calendar last updated:
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About Gwen

Our family is from The Piedmont Area of North Carolina and for as long as I can remember we have been vacationing at the beach. All during childhood and as a young adult we rented houses along the coast of North and South Carolina. My husband and I even celebrated our honeymoon in a rental house at the beach.

Owning a beach house has always been a dream for my family and for the last 6 years we have been vacationing in Ocean Lakes and looking for just the right house. Finally, we found Absolute Paradise, Ocean Lakes 1080.

Gwen purchased this house in 2013

Why Gwen chose Myrtle Beach

In December 2012 and January 2013 we visited Ocean Lakes and decided the time was right for us to buy a vacation home. Our Sales Agent, Chuck, patiently showed us probably close to 20 houses. When we walked through 1080 we just knew it was The One.

Family is important to us and we could just imagine hanging out in the open Living and Dining Area eating and watching a movie. As a mom, I stood in the kitchen (where I spend a lot of my time) and I could see all of the Dining Table and all the Living Area and the TV! I was hooked. Not to mention, the Parent's room was privately located downstairs with a private bath. And, there is a half bath downstairs near the Living Area so guests don't have to go into any of the full bathrooms.

It got even better upstairs. There are four bedrooms and two baths. Each set of Two bedrooms share a bathroom in the 'Jack and Jill' style. This is like having a bathroom in every need to have to run through the hall to get to the bathroom. Every bedroom has it's own bathroom access!

The final hook was the Ocean Views! Both Decks have wonderful Ocean and Beach Views and if that isn't good enough, there is even a Lake View! The Lake is just a very short walk up the street and the Beach Access is just a few steps away! Hook, Line, and Sinker!

Our Dream Family Vacation Home, Absolute Paradise, Ocean Lakes 1080.

What makes this house unique

The Ocean Lakes Community is a destination in itself. There is plenty to do for families with children of all ages. Planned and well organized activities are coordinated by an Activities Director. There are fishing lakes, indoor heated pool, outdoor pool, splash zone and kiddie pools for the younger kids, arcade, and recreation center with ping pong, and other scheduled daily activities. Also in Ocean Lakes are basketball courts, volleyball, beach front play grounds, skateboard park, miniature golf course, nature center, bocce ball, shuffleboard and beach front observation deck.

Ocean Lakes is a gated community with 24 hour security, three ice cream and food service locations, general convenient store and laundry facility.

Ocean Lakes offers nearly 1 mile of Beach Front and our home is just steps away from it all!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Myrtle Beach in Horry County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • The Cottage Retreat Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Private Bathroom with Tub and Shower Combination
    The Beach Bum's Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Tub with Shower Combination
    Visitor's Restroom - Toilet , Located Near Living Area with Toilet and Sink
    The Surfer's Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Full Size Tub, Large Sink, Toilet, Plenty of Changing Room
    Private Outdoor Shower - Outdoor Shower , Hot and Cold Water, Fully Enclosed, Room to Change
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • The Surfer's Bay - 2 Double Bed , 2nd Floor, 2 Double Beds, TV/DVD, Bathroom Access
    The Blue Shells - 1 Large Double Bed , 2nd Floor, 1 Queen Bed, TV/DVD, Bathroom Access
    The Beach Bum - 2 Double Bed , 2nd Floor, 2 Double Beds, TV/DVD, Bathroom, Deck
    The Beach Life - 1 Large Double Bed , 2nd Floor, One Queen Bed, TV/DVD, Bathroom Access
    Cottage Retreat - 2 Large Double Bed , First Floor, 2 Queen Beds, TV, Private Bathroom, Pack & Play
  • Our home has 5 Bedrooms with a total of 8 beds. One bedroom has 2 queen beds. Two other bedrooms have 2 double beds in each. The other two bedrooms each have a queen bed in each. We have one Baby Pack-n-Play portable sleep and playard in downstairs closet.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This is a FAMILY Vacation Beach Rental Home with Beautiful Ocean Views. The Ocean is only steps away. Sand Dollar Lake is also within walking distance and is stocked for fishing. The Lake can even be seen from our home. We just purchased this home on February 28, 2013 and we want you to feel as much at home in Absolute Paradise as we do. We are and will continue to make improvements to the Home. Please mark us, VRBO #284329, as one of your Favorites on VRBO so that you can watch our progress. We will be posting new pictures as we update and redecorate each room. Please feel free to send me an email to with your ideas or requests and Our Family will try to implement your ideas to make a better vacation for you!


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Ocean Lakes #1080, Now Booking Summer 2018
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews

This is the best house ever.

  • 5 of 5

We returned to this wonderful house again this year for a glorious stay. There were 12 of us, six adults and six children ten and under. The house is so comfortable and beautiful and safe and close to the beach. It was a pretty hot week, but the porches had a breeze and the air conditioner works beautifully.

Making it extra special is Gwen's availability; I think each of us had questions at one point or another, and she was so gracious in her availability. My husband and I are the grandparents and we loved her suggestions, especially the one for La Croissant Restaurant.

Till next year.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ms K, Wow! Thank you for such a lovely review! My family and I truly appreciate your kind words. I am glad you were able to experience some of our favorite attractions and restaurants. It's fun to recommend our "local" places. I do my best to be available. Most of our guests travel a long ways to get to Myrtle Beach and enjoy their family time. We are glad that you chose our beach house and we really do try to make it easy on everyone so they can actually make lasting family memories! Sincerely and Respectfully, Gwen
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Brodhead, Kentucky

Fun for the Whole Family!

  • 5 of 5

We have a large family and over the last few years several members of our family have been vacationing at the same time, but not in a shared house. We have been looking for a place to suit all needs and this place was perfect! Almost everything we needed to spend the week was provided (we brought our own linens, but you could rent them). We loved being able to relax together, play cards, sleep in or get up early. It was such a stress free vacation. We absolutely LOVED it!! I wish we could have stayed 2 weeks!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear J, Thank you for your review! We are glad that your family enjoyed their time! We vacation there with our family and friends so we try to have just the right spaces for being together but also having some privacy too! So glad you had fun! Gwen
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Vienna, VA

Great beach house.

  • 5 of 5

Very close to beach. We enjoyed the beach house immenties. We were six adults and four children and we all were very comfortable. The owner of the beach house is a great person to do business with.

Parking under the house was tight and having to rent golf carts from Ocean Lakes was expensive. Ocean Lakes doesn't allow outside rentals. Last year we rented from owner at a much lower price.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr O, Thank you so much for taking the time write this nice review for us. We are truly thankful that you continue to stay with us and hope that you will always feel at home here! Sincerely and Respectfully, Gwen
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Truly an Absolute Paradise!!

  • 5 of 5

Property was Great! Very clean & comfortable. Gwen the owner was great & very responsive. I would definitely stay at this property again.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ms P, Thank you so much for such a kind and thoughtful review. I really appreciate the chance to get to work with you on planning this trip and then getting to actually meet your family! You were a blessing! Sincerely and Respectfully, Gwen
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Absolutely beautiful spacious home!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very spacious with everything you would ever need! Loved riding the golf carts...these are a must have the property is so big! Nothing bad to say would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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BEST Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5

My entire family stayed here earlier this month and we had a fabulous time! The house is perfect and kept so well! There were 16 of us and we had plenty of room. It's very clean and Gwen is wonderful! The location is perfect! I can't say enough about Ocean Lakes! Such a great place for families! We can't wait to come back. Thank you so much, Gwen!!

Kim Rudin & Family

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear K, Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review! We love getting to meet new families and make new friends. We think it is so fun to see large families get together for a vacation. It's so nice to be a small part of that. We can't wait for you to come back!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Oct 2017 - May 2018
30 Sep 2017 - 1 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
June 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 4th 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Aug 2018
4 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sep 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Oct 2018 - May 2019
29 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
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1 Oct 2018 - 1 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Nightly Rate
2 Oct 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Nightly Rate
1 Jan 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Nightly Rate
1 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Nightly Rate
1 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Departure Cleaning Fee £150.38
Property Damage Protection £44.36

All Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
eCheck via VRBO/HomeAway is the preferred method of payment.
Credit Card payments will be charged an additional 3%

Towel and Linen Service is available for additional fee of $150.00 per week
Club Car Golf Car is available for additional fee of $250 per week.
EZGO Golf Car is available for additional fee of $250 per week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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