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'Island Daze' - Classic Oak Island Cottage, 3rd Row

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

'Island Daze' is third row back from the beachfront, backs up to tidal creek/marsh, is tidy, comfortable and affordable.

Whether it's relaxing on the beach, walking to the fishing pier, jogging, renting bikes, shopping in the locally owned stores, golfing at numerous courses, climbing to the top of the the Oak Island Lighthouse, watching a loggerhead turtle nest and lay eggs or assisting hatchlings making their way to the ocean, kayaking, taking a day trip into Wilmington (50 minutes north) or Myrtle Beach (75 minutes south) , touring a local winery, walking the historic and charming town of Southport (setting for 'Safe Haven' by Nicholas Sparks)on the mainland-just across the bridge, playing putt-putt golf, visiting the USS North Carolina Battleship, or watching the sunset paint the sky with colors, 'Island Daze' will be your home base for enjoyment and making memories.

10 miles of uncrowded beaches, family-oriented attractions make Oak Island just the beach you’ve pictured. On Oak Island, the water is always the center of attention with more than 60 public beach-access points, 2 fishing piers, 2 marinas and 3 public boat and canoe ramps.

Weekly Rentals (June, July & August) -
A signed contract and a non-refundable $300.00 deposit will reserve your week at Island Daze with the balance of rent due thirty days prior to your arrival date. The base weekly rate is $900.00 plus taxes of 12.75% equaling a grand total of $1,014.75 and includes departure cleaning. Check in is 3:00pm on your arrival date and check out is 10:00am on your departure date unless prior arrangements have been cleared by the owner.

Weekly Rentals (May, September & October) -
A signed contract and a non-refundable $300.00 deposit will reserve your week at Island Daze with the balance of rent due thirty days prior to your arrival date. The base weekly rate is $675.00 plus taxes of 12.75%, a grand total of $761.06 and includes departure cleaning. Check in is 3:00pm on your arrival date and check out is 10:00am on your departure date unless prior arrangements have been cleared by the owner. We prefer to rent Saturday to Saturday but have flexibility.

Nightly Rentals (May, September & October) -
2-night minimum, signed contract and total rental payment will reserve your days at Island Daze. $150.00/ night (departure cleaning included) plus taxes of 12.75%. Check in is 3:00pm on your arrival date and check out is 10:00am on your departure date unless prior arrangements have been cleared by the owner.

Pillows, blankets and kitchen linens are provided but you'll need to bring your own bed linens, bath towels and beach towels. If this is not convenient for you, I will provide you the contact information for a local company who is easy to work with.

Wi-fi is available at the library and local businesses on the island.

For your convenience, departure cleaning is included in our weekly and nightly rates.

Maximum occupancy is 6, not including infants.

Smoking and pets are prohibited.

Contact us with specific questions about Oak Island or our home!


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Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    We have an open back yard. Also, within a short walk there are municipal Tennis and Basketball courts, fields, skateboard park and playground....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Queen size Beds (2) 1 Queen Bed in Front Bedroom and 1 Queen Bed in Back Bedroom, Double Beds (1) 1 Double Bed in Middle Bedroom...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    and sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    and sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

    enclosed w/ hot & cold water and adjoining dressing area...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Property is third row back from the oceanfront with an ocean view. The beach access is nearby, about 100 yard walk. The property also backs up to tidal creek/marsh known as Davis Creek. We have an enclosed outside shower with hot and cold water and adjoining changing/dressing room....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    3rd row back from ocean front, easy beach access, approximately 100 yards, about a two minute stroll....moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront:

    Our property backs up to a tidal creek/marsh, Davis Creek...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central AC & Heat and ceiling fans...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Stackable, Large Capacity...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Poured cement pad under house with ample parking for several vehicles...moreless

  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    Double wide gravel driveway with ample parking for several vehicles and even a boat!...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine:

    Stackable, Large Capacity...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Coffee maker, toaster, blender, hand mixer and ample utensils....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    We cook a lot so the kitchen is fully stock with plenty of pots & pans, cookie sheets, wok, knives & cutting boards, kitchen towels and cloths, etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    South facing, open deck on front of house with ocean view. Additionally, sitting under the house in the shade is comfortable, usually with a breeze....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    park style charcoal grill in back yard...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
May 2 - May 29, 2015
2 night min stay
$150
$675
Summer
May 30 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$900
Fall
Aug 29 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$150
$675

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 12.75%

Notes:

Check in is 3:00pm on your arrival date and check out is 10:00am on your departure date unless prior arrangements have been cleared by the owner.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Sheets and towels are NOT provided, but may be rented locally through Sharon's Linens.

Snowbirds, long term rentals or corporate rentals, contact us to discuss rates.

$300.00 non-refundable deposit (personal check or money order) and signed rental contract is required to reserve property for weekly rentals.

Remainder of rent is due (personal check or money order) 30 days prior to arrival date.

During summer months, weekly rentals are Saturday to Saturday.

Required taxes of 12.75% will be applied and collected to rates.

Rates include departure cleaning fee.


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Location

  • Dairy Queen

    "In a word - YUM! nothing beats ice cream on a hot day!"

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  • Little Bit's Grill

    "Burgers here can't be beat!"

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  • BBQ House Incorporated

    "Great BBQ!"

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  • Flying Pig Coffee House

    "Local coffee house, great folks, has wi-fi"

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  • Fish House Restaurant

    "1 of our favorite restaurants on the Island! Super views, consistently great food and service."

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  • Shagger Jacks

    "laid back, great value, nice outdoor dining space, outstanding selection of beers"

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  • Pepperoni Grill at the Beach

    "fabulous pizza and other food - w/in walking distance of "Island Daze""

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  • Mr P's Bistro

    "more "fine dining", never disappoints!"

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  • Fishy Fishy Cafe

    "super location right on the Southport Yacht Basin and great food too"

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  • Bella Cucina

    "casual atmosphere with extensive Italian menu, including pizza & stromboli"

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  • Oak Island Lighthouse

    "The BEST vantage point on OKI after a challenging climb! Tours may be arranged in advance."

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  • Southport Ferry Operations

    "20 minute car ferry ride between Southport and Ft. Fisher"

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  • Nc Maritime Museum-Southport

    "what a gem - lots of local maritime history and using the U boat periscope is really cool!"

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  • Franklin Square Gallery

    "wonderful gallery of local artists - pottery, paintings, prints, fiber arts, etc. Over the y..."

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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Wilminton International (ILM)

Car: Necessary

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: My husband and I bought our home in 1999 and gradually renovated/upgraded it, mostly by ourselves and the help of friends (thanks Timblin, Geoff and Matthew!). Our home has been the nucleus of countless extended family gatherings over the years and we are so happy it has created long lasting memories for all our nieces and nephews. We hope you too will enjoy the uniqueness of Oak Island while staying at 'Island Daze'.

Why the Owner Chose Oak Island:
In the early '70's my parents choose Long Beach (now Oak Island) for our annual 2 week family beach vacation every August, and I've chosen to vacation here ever since! After considering many coastal towns in NC, my husband and I settled on Oak Island because of the low density development, mix of year round residents, second home owners and tourists, the clean uncrowded beach, funky local art scene, great restaurants, proximity to Wilmington and the natural beauty of the island.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The ocean breezes from the south facing beach, the ocean view, easy access to the beach, a grove of live oaks in our back yard which give way to the tidal creek and marsh beyond, and countless reasons to be outside enjoying the beauty of this barrier island and its wildlife are just a few reason I love being at OKI and our house.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Front, street side

    Front, street side

  • Front bedroom with queen size bed and ocean view

    Front bedroom with queen size bed and ocean view

  • Back Bedroom, Queen size bed, Creek/Marsh View

    Back Bedroom, Queen size bed, Creek/Marsh View

  • Tidal Creek/Marsh at rear of backyard

    Tidal Creek/Marsh at rear of backyard

  • Ocean view from front deck

    Ocean view from front deck

  • Around the corner from Island Daze at 'Heron Point'.

    Around the corner from Island Daze at 'Heron Point'.

  • Working boats in the Yacht Basin at Southport.

    Working boats in the Yacht Basin at Southport.

  • Oak Island Lighthouse, tours and climb to the top available!

    Oak Island Lighthouse, tours and climb to the top available!

  • Beach front towards east end of Oak Island with Bald Head Island on horizon.

    Beach front towards east end of Oak Island with Bald Head Island on horizon.

  • The end of the rainbow.....almost at Island Daze!    
(6/3/2013)

    The end of the rainbow.....almost at Island Daze! (6/3/2013)

  • Pelicans

    Pelicans

  • Sunrise Sept. 2013

    Sunrise Sept. 2013

  • Living/Dining

    Living/Dining

  • Middle Bedroom, Full size bed

    Middle Bedroom, Full size bed

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Back exterior

    Back exterior

  • Sunrise from our backyard, September 2012.

    Sunrise from our backyard, September 2012.

  • Early morning on the beach.

    Early morning on the beach.

  • At the Southport Yacht Basin looking across the marsh towards OKI.

    At the Southport Yacht Basin looking across the marsh towards OKI.

  • View looking west from the top of OKI Lighthouse.

    View looking west from the top of OKI Lighthouse.

  • Sunset, Blue Water Point.

    Sunset, Blue Water Point.

  • Under the Oak Island Pier, (formerly the Yaupon Beach Pier)

    Under the Oak Island Pier, (formerly the Yaupon Beach Pier)

  • Potter's Seafood - Southport

    Potter's Seafood - Southport

  • Southport Yacht Basin

    Southport Yacht Basin

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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