Enjoy elevated, bright, and breezy living in this custom-built, two-story, 4 BR, 3.5 BA second row beach house on the western side of Holden Beach. Four covered porches on two levels offer picture perfect postcard views of the ocean and the marshlands, and the backyard can easily be transformed into a pool and deck area. The patio offers an oversized outdoor shower, covered storage, and space for an old-fashioned low country shrimp boil or summer cookout. The main floor's elevated and inverted floor plan provides pristine hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, built-in bookcases, a fireplace, and transom windows for soft, natural light. Whip up meals and snacks in the chef's kitchen that includes an island and breakfast bar combination with gas stove and oven, elegant countertops, and Whirlpool stainless steel appliances that are only one year old, including built-in microwave, dishwasher, and French door refrigerator with ice maker. This level also gives you a sitting nook and a breakfast nook and a half bath. On the lower level, you and yours will find solace in the four spacious bedrooms and bonus living room. Master has an en suite bathroom and more serene ocean views. Holden Beach is known as the ''one of the best family beaches in the country'' according to National Geographic Traveler Magazine. It offers a plethora of boutiques, homemade ice cream shops, fresh seafood restaurants along the Intracoastal Waterway, and mini golf. The island also hosts summer concerts and two festivals. Centrally located along the Carolina coast, Holden Beach is close to golf courses, fishing charters, and only 45 minutes from historic Wilmington and an hour away from Myrtle Beach, with even more endearing coastal towns to visit in between. If your plans include finding a primary residence or a wise investment property, this beach house delivers.