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Dalwhinnie Cottage Oceanfront South Beach-Killegray Views of Frying Pan Shoals

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Dalwhinnie Cottage and boardwalk to beach; crofter to the left of main house

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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Dalwhinnie Cottage, Killegray Ridge, Bald Head Island, North Carolina, is a bright, airy, whimsical, three story lantern oceanfront beach house facing South Beach with direct beach access by boardwalk to the ocean and reversed living area on the second floor which offers spectacular views of the ocean.

The ocean views from this cottage are incredible - on a clear day you can see forever. The cottage has over 50 windows and glass doors, offering views from every vantage point which are ever changing with the sun, clouds, rain, fog and wind. From the windows flanking the East side of the cottage is a view of the point of Cape Fear with the waves on East Beach falling on the Cape, and beyond onto the Frying Pan Shoals.

Directly in front of the house is South Beach w/the clear vista of the ocean with dolphins frolicking and pelicans diving for fish, waves lapping towards the front of the cottage and ships on the horizon entering Cape Fear River. Sunrise can be enjoyed on the east side of the cottage from all 4 bedrooms; sunsets from the oceanfront exposure of the cottage during fall, winter & spring months, as well as from the tall windows flanking the west side of the house, and most certainly, from the third floor west windows during summer months. Views do not end at sunset. We have no smog or city lights to hide the moon, stars, even the space station!

Environment: Dalwhinnie is the last cottage in Killegray Ridge on the ocean, immediately next to Braemar within sight of Cape Fear. A boardwalk extends directly from the oceanfront porch of Dalwhinnie to the beach access. There is a vacant oceanfront lot in Braemar next to Dalwhinnie on the east side of the cottage. The location affords privacy to its guests - living exposures focus on the ocean and the uncrowded beaches. The street entrance to the house is on a cul de sac off of South Beach Wynd.

The extensive boardwalk system in front of Dalwhinnie extends west thru Killegray Ridge into Flora’s Bluff - perfect for walking and play. There are 14 miles of beaches, never crowded, waiting for you to step onto, directly in front of Dalwhinnie. South Beach begins at the Point of Cape Fear and ends at the west end of the island where the ocean meets the Cape Fear River.

Dalwhinnie is the perfect place for families with children or four couples, for families renting multiple houses for weddings or reunions or for a quiet get away for one couple. Each master suite -first floor king bedroom and crofter - offer privacy. A queen sized sleeper sofa is on the second floor with half-bath access. All four bedrooms have a private bath.

Floor plan: First Floor includes nine-foot ceilings with foyer; Master Bedroom with King size bed and private bathroom with direct access to the oceanfront rocking chair porch; a second bedroom with 2 double beds & private bathroom has direct access to the screened porch.

Second Floor has high vaulted, beamed, 14-foot ceilings and hosts the living-dining-kitchen area with an oceanfront deck facing south and oceanside deck facing east, and a half-bath.

Third Floor is our whimsical lantern room with vaulted ceiling which includes two twin beds which can be converted to a king, with a window surround facing east, south, and west; and bathroom facing north.

Crofter has 14-foot vaulted ceiling with view of South Beach from window over bed and from deck.

Housekeeping and Maintenance: Dalwhinnie is owned and managed by its owners, and is cared for by the same housekeeper and houseman every week. The cottage is cleaned for your arrival. Linens and supplies are included, as are beach towels. An island resident/handyman is available for maintenance issues when guests are in residence. Dalwhinnie has an HVAC contractor under contract to provide emergency service when needed. Monthly maintenance is performed on our golf carts. Pest control services are provided quarterly and as needed. Dalwhinnie has clear lexan hurricane shutters, and an island contractor who installs them when a hurricane is forecast.

Refurbishment: In 2006, major refurbishment! New windows, doors, refinished floors, new carpet, appliances, blinds, even hot water heaters and HVAC systems are new. 2005 and 2006, new mattresses. Painted inside and out - Dalwhinnie is glistening! In 2010 we replaced our roof, and refurbished our screened in porch. In 2012 we made upgrades to our kitchen to include granite counters, stainless steel sink, garbage disposal.

Keywords: House

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    kids games and sand toys...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master bedroom on 1st floor facing ocean & covered porch...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 double

    On 1st floor w/ private bath opens to screened porch...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    twins convert to king w/private bath, room w/a view!...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    in crofter cottage, separate deck, private bath...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    sleeper sofa in living room, 1/2 bath on this floor....moreless

  • King size beds (1) Master Suite, 1st floor, ocean front with direct access to rocking chair porch; Queen size Beds (1) 2nd Master Suite, in crofter cottage, which has private deck with seating; Double Beds (2) 1st floor bedroom, 2 double beds with private bath, direct access to screened porch, wonderful sunrises, east exposure, ocean views, Twin or Single Beds (2) 3rd floor lantern, private bath, ocean front, windows on all four sides to lantern, incredible views! Twin beds can be converted to king on request, Baby Cribs (3) Full size folding crib (50 x 28); compact, solid portacrib; pack & play, and new Chicco Polly high chair, 4 side rails for beds; Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sized sofa bed in living room - a 1/2 bath is on this floor...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 2nd floor is reversed living floor, with high ceilings, unusual 3rd floor lantern bedroom with surround windows and incredible views of ocean-Cape Fear-high dunes, 4th bedroom and bath located in separate crofter guest house....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    cookbooks and collection of fiction ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    assorted children's and adult games...moreless

  • Music Library:

    also Phillips system with IPOD and MP3 docking in LR...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen television in all bedrooms and living room...moreless

  • Toys:

    sand toys...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    DVDs & Videos, and media players connected to Netflix: also games and reading library....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Dalwhinnie sits in the sand, with boardwalks surrounding the cottage & boardwalk w/direct access to the beach....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    1st Row. Unobstructed oceanfront views of the ocean, dolphins, pelicans and ships. 2nd floor reversed living room offers enhanced views of Cape Fear, Frying Pan Shoals, South Beach, ships, dolphins, pelicans and fishermen. Imagine a column of pelicans flying by......moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    two additional arm chairs in living room can be used as dining chairs; 4 bar stools at counter to kitchen, and table with four chairs on side deck adjacent to dining room can be used for dining. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    3 zones...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    available at Shoals Club and BHI Club; temporary membership required....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    US calls only...moreless

  • Garage:

    We call it a Crofter Cottage which garages 2 golf carts, 4 seaters. Also 4 bicycles, at least 6 beach chairs are stored here for guest use....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    3 zones...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Extra pillows & blankets in every bedroom and beach towels all new bath towels 2010 season...moreless

  • Telephone:

    (5)...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    through Maritime Market, Bald Head Island Club or the Shoals Club; and services of personal chef available....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Kitchen is fully equipt...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Dalwhinnie has a fully stocked kitchen with service for 16 as well as primary appliances - coffee maker, blender, toaster, coffee grinder; new pots and pans for 2010 season....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    GE refrigerator has rapid cool feature to help with cooling your food upon arrival. Crofter cottage room has 4 cu ft refrigerator....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (2) two upstairs decks off reverse living room and dining room, facing south to oceanfront and east towards the Cape and Shoals; oceantfront deck has 4 adirondack chairs; east upper deck with oceanviews has dining table & 3 chairs...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    and helmets - beach cruisers, for road use....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) 2 Patios: Outdoor shower, table and grill on back patio; Pair of adirondack chairs and footrests on oceanfront patio Two 2nd floor decks: 1 facing oceanfront (South Beach) with 4 adirondack chairs; 1 facing toward East Beach with three heavy adjustable chairs, for sunning or sitting. Screened Porch facing toward East Beach on side of house next to vacant lot. Covered Rocking Chair Porch - oceanfront - with four rocking chairs....moreless

  • Golf:

    BHI Club, temporary membership required...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    rentals available on island as well as tours thru BHI Conservancy...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    We have a covered rocking chair porch facing the ocean with 5 rocking chairs, and a screened porch looking eastward towards Cape Fear with ocean views with table & 2 chairs as well as 2 comfy sitting chairs with foot rests and chaise lounge, all with cushions...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    BHI Club, temporary membership required...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Swimming Pools at the Bald Head Island Club and the Shoals Club - temporary memberships are available for both clubs....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Value Summer
Aug 15 - Sep 7, 2015
4 night min stay
$600 $650
Fri, Sat
$4,100

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $560 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded

Fall
Sep 8 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$500 $600
Fri, Sat
$2,800

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $400 Nightly

Winter
Nov 1 - Mar 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$400 $450
Fri, Sat
$2,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $220 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning/Houseman $235
  • Tax Rate 12.75%

Notes:

Bald Head Island Club with golf privileges and Shoals Club Temporary Memberships available for nominal fee.

1/2 due within 14 days of reservation; balance due 45 days prior to arrival.


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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
ILM - Wilmington, North Carolina
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ferry runs between BHI and Deep Point
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
George Cobb course at Bald Head Island Club
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
South Beach on Bald Head Island

Car: Not Necessary

Bald Head Island Club temporary membership includes golf privileges at the 18 hole course designed by George Cobb - this course underwent a complete renovation in 2010 as well as tennis, croquet, swimming pool, fitness room, restaurants and bar; the Shoals Club offers dining, swimming pools, beach access at point of Cape Fear with complimentary beach chairs and towels, and spa services. Both clubs available for nominal fee.

Access to island is by ferry; you leave your car at the Deep Point Ferry Landing in Southport, N.C. where you embark the ferry.

Transporation on the island - to Dalwhinnie is by tram, when you disembark the ferry. Two golf carts are provided at Dalwhinnie for transportation.

The island features the Old Baldy, the oldest lighthouse in North Carolina, which is still open for climbing to the public, nature trails, miles of beaches, a tidal creek, and the Bald Head Island Conservancy which has a national reputation for protecting and educating the public about sea turtles.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Dalwhinnie Cottage and boardwalk to beach; crofter to the left of main house

    Dalwhinnie Cottage and boardwalk to beach; crofter to the left of main house

  • Sunset from Dalwhinnie Cottage Oceanfront Deck

    Sunset from Dalwhinnie Cottage Oceanfront Deck

  • Dalwhinnie Cottage-Kitchen

    Dalwhinnie Cottage-Kitchen

  • Dalwhinnie - View from Oceanfront deck to beach access

    Dalwhinnie - View from Oceanfront deck to beach access

  • Dalwhinnie Cottage - View from East Deck

    Dalwhinnie Cottage - View from East Deck

  • Dalwhinnie Cottage - 1st Floor double (2) bedroom with bathroom

    Dalwhinnie Cottage - 1st Floor double (2) bedroom with bathroom

  • Crofter Cottage Queen Master Bedroom with bathroom

    Crofter Cottage Queen Master Bedroom with bathroom

  • Covered Screened Porch at Dalwhinnie w/oceanfront views .

    Covered Screened Porch at Dalwhinnie w/oceanfront views .

  • Yes, the birds are real

    Yes, the birds are real

  • South Beach, on a wonderful sunny day

    South Beach, on a wonderful sunny day

  • Sunset on South Beach

    Sunset on South Beach

  • Welcome to Dalwhinnie!

    Welcome to Dalwhinnie!

  • Dalwhinnie Cottage View from Rocking Chair Porch 1st Floor

    Dalwhinnie Cottage View from Rocking Chair Porch 1st Floor

  • Dalwhinnie Cottage - 2nd Floor Living Room & Dining Room

    Dalwhinnie Cottage - 2nd Floor Living Room & Dining Room

  • Dalwhinnie Cottage - dining and kitchen

    Dalwhinnie Cottage - dining and kitchen

  • Dalwhinnie's Beach Access

    Dalwhinnie's Beach Access

  • Dalwhinnie Cottage 1st Floor Master Bedroom (King) with bathroom

    Dalwhinnie Cottage 1st Floor Master Bedroom (King) with bathroom

  • Dalwhinnie Cottage 3rd Floor twins (can be converted to king) with bathroom

    Dalwhinnie Cottage 3rd Floor twins (can be converted to king) with bathroom

  • Oceanfront Rocking Covered Rocking Chair Porch

    Oceanfront Rocking Covered Rocking Chair Porch

  • View of Cape Fear from Dalwhinnie's 2nd Floor Deck facing East

    View of Cape Fear from Dalwhinnie's 2nd Floor Deck facing East

  • Walking out to South Beach thru our dune

    Walking out to South Beach thru our dune

  • Sunset at Dalwhinnie

    Sunset at Dalwhinnie

  • Walking to South Beach on Dalwhinnie's beach access at Sunset

    Walking to South Beach on Dalwhinnie's beach access at Sunset

  • Dune in front of Dalwhinnie on a sunny day

    Dune in front of Dalwhinnie on a sunny day

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