Holden Beach North Carolina

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ATLANTIC BEACH

 

AVON BEACH

 

BALDHEAD ISLAND

 

BEAUFORT

 

BUXTON

 

CALABASH

 

CAROLINA BEACH

 

CAROVA

 

CASWELL BEACH

 

CEDAR ISLAND

 

COROLLA BEACH

 

DUCK

 

EMERALD ISLE

 

FORT FISHER

 

FRISCO

 

HAMMOCKS BEACH

 

HATTERAS

 

HOLDEN BEACH

 

INDIAN BEACH

 

KILL DEVIL HILLS

 

KITTY HAWK

 

KURE BEACH

 

NAGS HEAD

 

NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH

 

OAK ISLAND

 

OCEAN ISLE BEACH

 

OCRACOKE

 

PEA ISLAND

 

PINE KNOLL SHORES

 

ROANOKE ISLAND

 

RODANTHE

 

SALVO

 

SANDERLING

 

SHALLOTTE

 

SOUTHERN SHORES

 

SOUTHPORT

 

SUNSET BEACH

 

SURF CITY

 

TOPSAIL BEACH

 

TOPSAIL ISLAND

 

WAVES

 

WILMINGTON

 

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH

 

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welcome to holden beach nc

Holden Beach NC a Brunswick County Barrier Island about eight miles long and one half mile wide at its widest point is home to about about 900 permanent residents. Population increases to approximately. 15,000 during the vacation season which is mostly between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

 

The island lies between the Lockwood folly River Inlet and the Bacon Inlet. Benjamin Holden bought the island in 1756. The town of Holden Beach comprises the Island of Holden Beach. Commercial development on Holden Beach is limited, and mostly confined to the Brunswick County side of the Intracoastal Waterway.

 

Bridge View of Holden Beach NCThe town of Holden Beach has one of the county's regional beach access points, a 90-space parking lot with handicapped-equipped restrooms and showers. A ramp to the beach, paid for by a state grant, provides handicapped accessibility to the shore. There are 19 public beach access locations from the east end to the west end of the island.

Holden Beach Rental Properties

are available in a wide variety. From a small beach cottage for the on a budget vacationer, to large oceanfront homes large enough to accommodate several families and require more space and amenities. There are cozy cottages for couples or a family getaways. Second row homes are across the Ocean Bulavard from the ocean and offer views and beach access.

 

Canal and Waterway homes have waterviews and most offer floating docks and decks. Dune homes are quiet and secluded with a convenient beach access.

Holden Beach is a quiet retreat. Three sets of canals on the island, add to the waterfront and makes boating and kayaking access available from canal rentals. Homes and accommodations vary from newer modern homes to older beach cottages.

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 Carolina Coastal Living 2014