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Ocean Front Condo Pet Friendly, 2018 New Renovations

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

**Oceanfront, Oceanfront, Oceanfront**

If you are looking to relax, you've landed in the right place. You'll love relaxing in this two bedroom two bath condo. After a friend of mine got married at Kure Beach I started visiting Carolina Beach and renting other folks condos. I fell in love with the beach and I've taken all my likes from the other condos and put them into this space. From the granite countertops to replacing the bathroom vanitys and installing all new appliances, you'll love the enjoyment you and your family or friends will be able to enjoy.

The condo has a HUGE balcony facing the ocean with an unobstructed view of the beautiful water. It even slopes downward to ensure no water runs back in the condo. When the waves are right, you'll be able to see surfers and dolphins in the water. During the late summer season the waves were huge and I saw 20-25 surfers a day - makes for a great beach feel. You also have a private walk out to a beautiful sandy beach. In the storage unit below there are beach chairs and toys for your enjoyment. You can also lock your own personal items in the storage unit too. No lifting everything for the beach up and down the stairs everyday. After you come off of the beach you can shower off in the outdoor shower. There is even a foot shower to make sure you get in all the nooks and crannies!

Inside you will find the condo fully stocked. There are board games and a DVD library, to flat screen tvs in every room, you'll love what this condo has in store for your vacation!

The master bedroom has a comfy queen size bed with ceiling fan and attached private bath and private balcony with peek-a-boo views of the canal. The guest bedroom has a full size bunk bed, which has a twin on top, full size in the middle and a twin trundle underneath...and there is an available twin size fold out bed too!

The kitchen is magnificent with granite countertops and everything you need to cook a home cooked meal. Stainless Steel appliances with flat top range will make you think you are staying in a five star resort. The dining room sits four, but you can pull up the three barstools to add more people. The living room is perfect to watch a movie after the sun goes down. It features a sectional sofa with a chaise lounge, Board Games, DVD library, comfy chair with ottoman and a view to die for!

A ten minute walk will get you to the famous Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Filled with great restaurants, nightlife, beachy stores and the world famous Britt's Doughnuts (a must have, but cash only please) you are in the best part of Carolina Beach. A block behind the condo is the canal. It's an amazing place to walk around with your family, friends and pets. There are also public areas to sit and watch the boats (both big and small) go by. We did this for the Fourth of July Fireworks and it was AMAZING!

On the far North End is the North End Pier which you can see from the condo. There is amazing fishing and the location of the start of Freedom Park, one of the only areas in North Carolina where you can drive on the beach. It's an awesome place to drive out and watch the sunset on the far end of the beach or you can walk down North Carolina Beach Avenue with your dog and go out on the beach and play all day.

At the South End of Carolina Beach is Ft. Fisher, it's an amazing piece of history that is worth seeing during your visit. It is also home to an amazing acquarium.


**Furniture subject to change from the photos.

Thank you for looking and choosing the Pirate Shack I'm so looking forward to a GREAT Summer Season! Arrggh...

Keywords: condo, oceanfront, beach front, lifeguard stand, north end, canal, luxury, pet friendly, dog

More Details

Cliff Webster, Jr.
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Some Dutch, and by some I mean like four words.
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2018

About Cliff Webster, Jr.

I am so excited to share with you my experience of buying a home away from home. As a high end apartment manager located in Raleigh, NC, I've always had the pleasure of living on-site. With that thought process in mind, I turned my home purchase towards the beach so that my friends and I could have a place to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life! Here you'll find our adventures and we hope that you will add your own!

Why Cliff Webster, Jr. chose Carolina Beach

A few summers ago, my college roommate got married to his sweetheart. While I was here, the memories of my childhood visits to Carolina Beach started to flow. I had some money saved up and decided that I should look at some real estate. It took me over a year to find the perfect place. I bought a condo and completely turned into my little piece of heaven. From new floors to new doors, I've personally put a lot of sweat equity into making this place mine! That a few good friends, paid with beer and seafood and the Pirate Shack is what you see today. I hope you enjoy it as much as my friends and family do! Growing up vacationing at Carolina Beach every year was always so much fun. I remember looking back we got to go for an ENTIRE week to Carolina Beach. We always stayed at The Parker motel on the North End, but had to stay on the second row without a pool so we could afford the entire week. Every summer we packed up my fathers full size 1970's truck, put the camper on top and headed to Carolina Beach. My dad had affixed a bed on the back and with the small shell camper, my sister and I were in for a ride of a lifetime. We always made signs to put int he back window to tell people where we were going. My favorite was always drawing a clown and making it colorful - oh how our childhood makes us. Never in a million years would I have thought I could afford something at the beach and especially not oceanfront. I'm humbled that I get to dream big and enjoy the memories from days gone by. I hope you and your family will enjoy the memories you make - they truly last a lifetime!

What makes this condo unique

I personally love being able to wake up, open the master bedroom door and see the ocean. There is nothing better than looking into eternity! No matter whether it's cold or hot, I love it here. There is a reason it's call Paradise Island and I fully understand it!

I also enjoy the local flare. From the great restaurants like The Deck House to Granny's Country Kitchen you just can't beat this laid back island.

In the winter, you should check out the Island of Lights. The locals really get into this and it's amazing to see the ocean in the winter with all the lights and Christmas Flare at the Boardwalk!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Cliff -

I didn't get to make an entry in the guest book as we have three kids and getting packed and out the door is difficult. But I did want to let you know on the days the weather cooperated we had a great time with the proximity to the beach and all the toys in the storage unit - my eldest son learned how to boogie board, and the other two built sand castles. On the days where the weather didn't cooperate we enjoyed the use of the games - my husband taught my daughter to play backgammon, and my youngest and I became experts at the Memory Game - and DVDs and having there own bedroom with a DVD TV was the 'best thing ever'. And after the kids were in bed, we really enjoyed the deck.

Unfortunately fireworks were cancelled due to the wet weather that Thursday, but we made the best of it. The ladies at Squigley's became our best friends as we were there 4 nights of the week as we love ice cream in our house. We discovered a great seafood restaurant up towards Wilmington - Fish Bites. Its in a little strip mall and gets packed. We got the last free table and somebody was there to take it as soon as we were done. Great fresh seafood - I would say it is better than Michael's - yup I said it. Also, El Cazador - is good mexican and GIGANTIC margaritas - which is sometimes a necessity with three kids.

We love Carolina Beach. It was a little disappointing to have so many rainy days this trip, but your amenities made it easier. Enjoy the Pirate Shack - you really do have a great place.


Aug 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Carolina Beach in Federal Point

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Bunk Bed , Bunk: 2 twins (top and trundle), 1 full
    Extra Sleeping - 1 Full Sleeper Sofa, 1 Twin Folding Bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • 4 deck chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Pirate theme - totally different from most beach cottages!


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Ocean Front Condo Pet Friendly, 2018 New Renovations
average rating of 4.621212 based on 67 reviews
Oxford, NC

Cozy pirate cove🌊

  • 5 of 5

Perfect get-away! Cliff was very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a quick trip away and i loved the photo you sent me - thank you! And thank you for taking great care of my little piece of heaven! Until the next time... :)
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We love the Pirate Shack! Beautiful beachfront property and gorgeous view of the ocean!

  • 5 of 5

We came down for a weekend in the off season, and had such a great time! The Pirate Shack is beautifully decorated, and has everything you need to feel right at home - including a full kitchen and washer and dryer unit. The property manager is amazing, and had everything ready for us to really and truly ENJOY a weekend on the beach! It is SO close and convenient to everything, including the local grocery store and any kind of restaurant you want to eat at. The local nightlife is also just a quick walk or Uber ride away. ;) Would DEFINITELY recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a Carolina Beach getaway! We can’t wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location great but...

  • 3 of 5

Nice location, lovely views. Welcome packet was not automated and I had to email and text to finally receive 24 hours before checkin. We were traveling so frustrated to have to find a place to print the packet en route. (Had informed owner of this by email via VRBO several days before but no response.)Only then were we informed that there was a card table in the unit ISO a table since the new one had not arrived. Unit was clean, etc but not high end, and those items mentioned above would make us not stay here again given the many more affordable options.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mary, Thank you for your review. My apologies on the Welcome Packet coming out late, but as I explained there was one printed in the condo if that made it easier for your travels. You were the first person to stay in the condo as we were finishing up on the renovations, but I can't believe you don't think the new furniture (except for the dining room table that was delayed due to the ice/snow storm), new paint, new lighting, new ceilings (no popcorn), new outdoor carpet and seating, no cabinets obstructing the view from the kitchen to the ocean, new backsplash, new kitchen pots/pans and dishes isn't high end I am not sure what to say about that. Best of luck in your future travels and please return to take another look if you get the chance. I assure you it's worth the money after staying in several places over the years her on the island. Best regards, Cliff
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  • 5 of 5

To simply put it. Wonderful! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the condo and would definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please do come back and thanks for enjoying the Pirate Shack! Cliff
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The accommodations were very nice. Lots of room and comfortable furniture. Excellent view of ocean

  • 4 of 5

We were very pleased with the property. The weather was beautiful and it was nice sitting on the veranda watching the sun rise over the ocean. The accommodations met our expectations. The place was roomy with everything we needed. Thanks for allowing us to enjoy your beach home as well as the beautiful View of the ocean.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please come back again soon, we've rented and you now have no obstructing cabinets in the kitchen and wow - it's opened the place up tremendously! Thanks again! Cliff
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Nice view, good location

  • 4 of 5

We had an enjoyable time, condo is more updated than other places we stayed at in the Carolina Beach. It is close to everything and owner was helpful to address any issues.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Walking distance to the beach, old timey boardwalk, North End Pier and several of the shops around the Island. You have to try out Britts Doughnuts (only available during the summer season). I also suggest the drive to the South End of the island to enjoy Historic Fort Fisher, they have some great places to take photos and there is a ferry that will take you over to Southport where boutique shopping abounds.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Carolina Beach, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Memorial Day
24 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Summer
3 Jun 2018 - 1 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
July 4, 2018
2 Jul 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
9 Jul 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £71.43 + Tax
Pet Fee £107.15 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £214.29
Admin £35.72 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed and complete. Refundable deposit is refunded 7 days after departure. Pet fee of $150 is per pet. There is a $500 fee for having a pet in the condo and not paying the pet fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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