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Luxury Island Retreat with Tasteful Decor, Modern Amenities and Apple TV

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Beautiful Keepers Landing Home only 2 minutes to East Beach!

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Last updated: 11/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Bald Head Island house description

This is it… the perfect home for your vacation on Bald Head Island!

The home is nestled along the edge of the protected Maritime Forest and is only a few minutes away from 14 miles of pristine white sand beaches. Our Key to Searenity home has received stellar reviews from VRBO guests due to its convenient location, tasteful décor, modern amenities, as well as technology rarely seen in rental homes.

Over the years, the owners of Key to Searenity have shown a remarkable commitment to their guests. Therefore, Key to Searenity has become a magical place for many to call their vacation home every year.

The home is a cul-de-sac corner residence located in Keepers Landing, just a few minutes away from East Beach, Shoals Club and the Maritime Market. This provides a perfect setting for families, friends or couples looking for a romantic getaway.

All guests are offered the option to purchase temporary memberships to the Shoals Club and/or the BHI Country Club.

The home: guests will enjoy the following amenities:
• Two floors of living space totaling over 1600 SF
• Hardwood floors on the main level
• Two carpeted upstairs bedrooms with premium linens
• Spacious master suite with queen size Heavenly® mattress, adjoining walk-in closet and dual vanity bathroom w/shower
• Guest bedroom offers two twin beds and an adjacent full bath
• Main floor provides a convenient half bath
• Upscale Tommy Bahama and Pottery Barn furnishings throughout the home accented with beach themed décor
• Kid friendly – Pack-n-play, crib, high chair and baby gate are available for guest use

The kitchen: Remodeled in 2013 with granite countertops and a stylish backsplash.
• Three seats accompany the granite breakfast bar
• Glass-top dinette provides comfortable seating for four
• All Clad stainless steel cookware
• High end small appliances including toaster oven, blender, drip and K-cup coffee makers, waffle iron, electric griddle, mixer, kettle and more
• Plates, silverware, cook utensils, glassware and bar set
• Front load washer and dryer adjacent to the kitchen

The technology: Updated technology in the fall of 2014 now included in your stay:
• Unlimited long distance calls to USA and Canada
• High speed WIFI throughout home
• LCD TV in the living room and each bedroom in the main house
• WIFI-enabled digital frame, displaying all you need to know about BHI: menus, store business hours, ferry schedule and check-in/check-out reminders timed perfectly throughout your stay
• Bluetooth®-enabled speaker located in the living room for connectivity to your mobile device or tablet
• Apple TV® connected to the living room TV allowing guests to access their Netflix, Hulu and other entertainment accounts

The outdoor living space:
• Welcoming front porch with two comfortable rocking chairs
• Fully furnished screened porch with seating for six
• Large secluded deck with built-in bench seating
• Dining table with new retractable umbrella
• Gas grill
• Outdoor shower with hot and cold water

In the garage:
• Two four-passenger golf carts
• Four adult bicycles
• Child bikes and tricycle

The fun: Don’t bother packing it – it’s here for you already!
• Classic and contemporary games for adults and kids
• Sand toys
• Beach chairs
• Fishing poles
• Boogie boards

Saturday to Saturday rental during peak seasons. Sorry, no pets.

Keywords: Keepers Landing Home, Cape Fear Station, BHI Shoals Club, BHI Country Club, Golf

Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Very Child Friendly Home!...moreless

          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • New Gas Grill, Bikes, Sand Toys, Beach Chairs (2), Boogie Boards, 2 golf carts, CHILD FRIENDLY!!!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo:

                Beats by Dre Pill XL for guest connection (Bluetooth or wired) through smartphone or tablet...moreless

              • Television
              • Toys

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Photography
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Glasstop dining table seating four...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Downstairs and upstairs units with separate system in Crofter...moreless

              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                Through Shoals Club and BHI Country Club (optional purchase for renters)...moreless

              • Garage
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                With Apple TV connected...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                High quality linens...moreless

              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Telephone:

                Free long distance to anywhere in the USA and Canada...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Keurig and Mr. Coffee drip coffee machine...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                All Clad cookware, gourmet tools, large boilers, griddle, Kitchen Aide mixer, air popcorn maker, waffle iron and more!...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Full set of dishes and dining utensils...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                With Countertop Bar and 3 barstools to enjoy your morning coffee, breakfast or snacks...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                Full size oven and a Kitchen Aide Toaster Oven...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Spices, condiments, sugar and creamer...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Bicycles:

                Two adult and two children bikes...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Expansive deck with table seating for 6 ...moreless

              • Golf:

                Available through Temp membership to BHI Country Club. Owner will provide rates if guests are interested....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                In public area...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Through Shoals Club and BHI Country Club...moreless

                   

                  Reviews

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                  from 22 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall
                  Oct 19 - Jan 3, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $200
                  $1,350
                  Winter
                  Jan 4 - Mar 28, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $200
                  $1,300
                  Spring
                  Mar 29 - May 2, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $250
                  $1,600
                  Early Summer
                  May 3 - May 30, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $285
                  $1,900
                  Peak Summer I
                  May 31 - Jun 27, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,600
                  July 4th Holiday Weeks
                  Jun 28 - Jul 11, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,800
                  Peak Summer II
                  Jul 12 - Jul 25, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,600
                  Pirate Week
                  Jul 26 - Aug 8, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,800
                  Peak Summer III
                  Aug 9 - Sep 5, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,600
                  Early Fall
                  Sep 6 - Oct 17, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $285
                  $1,900
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $200

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Cleaning $150
                  • Property Damage Protection $69
                  • Tax Rate 12.75%

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 11/19/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Bald Head Island Ferry
                  Bald Head Island
                  Nearest Beach
                  East Beach

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Bald Head Island Conservancy Has an Educational Museum and Summer Programs Available! Bald Head Island Sailing Club Offers Sailing Lessons! Kids Programs Offered at Shoals Club! Outdoor Activities Galor or Just Rest Beachside or Poolside!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2014

                  About the owner: In the spring of 2000, we searched the Internet for a great place to spend a weekend. What we discovered was Bald Head Island, our getaway destination for love, laughter and fun with our family and friends. We then found ourselves dreaming of living on this magical island someday. In 2014, we came to BHI determined to make our dream a reality. Days of touring the island finally brought us to what is now our home... Our “Key to Searenity.” It is located in Keepers Landing, a small collection of homes that allows residents (homeowners and guests alike) to enjoy both the “community feel” as well as close proximity to all the great locations on BHI. Blackbeard and Bonnet (yes… we named our two golf carts) transport us to the beaches, Shoals Club, BHI Country Club and other great island destinations within minutes. We hope you choose our home to spend time making memories with your family and friends. We won’t be surprised if you fall in love with BHI too, and someday become our neighbor! Allen and Carol Auchenpaugh


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Beautiful Keepers Landing Home only 2 minutes to East Beach!

                    Beautiful Keepers Landing Home only 2 minutes to East Beach!

                  • Separate dining area to enjoy family meals!

                    Separate dining area to enjoy family meals!

                  • Master Bedroom with designer bedding and furniture

                    Master Bedroom with designer bedding and furniture

                  • Pristine master bath with double sinks, large walk in closet and shower

                    Pristine master bath with double sinks, large walk in closet and shower

                  • Another view of second bedroom with brand new carpet and flat screen

                    Another view of second bedroom with brand new carpet and flat screen

                  • Semi private outdoor shower

                    Semi private outdoor shower

                  • Screened in sun porch to enjoy a quiet dinner or nice glass of wine!

                    Screened in sun porch to enjoy a quiet dinner or nice glass of wine!

                  • View from front porch with neighborhood pavillion just a few steps away!

                    View from front porch with neighborhood pavillion just a few steps away!

                  • Beautiful updated kitchen in 2013 with granite that gleams!

                    Beautiful updated kitchen in 2013 with granite that gleams!

                  • Beautifully decorated living room with LCD TV, cable and Apple TV connections.

                    Beautifully decorated living room with LCD TV, cable and Apple TV connections.

                  • Another view of masted bedroom with flat screen tv and attached master bath

                    Another view of masted bedroom with flat screen tv and attached master bath

                  • Bright and cheery second bedroom with brand new furnishings, mattresses, linens

                    Bright and cheery second bedroom with brand new furnishings, mattresses, linens

                  • Large deck with table seating for six and a corner bench

                    Large deck with table seating for six and a corner bench

                  • Screened-in sun porch with new sofa and table!

                    Screened-in sun porch with new sofa and table!

                  • Welcoming front porch with comfy seating - a great place for reading!

                    Welcoming front porch with comfy seating - a great place for reading!

                  • Keepers Landing private dock just a few minute walk from house. Breath taking!

                    Keepers Landing private dock just a few minute walk from house. Breath taking!

                  VRBO #306795

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

                  $200 - $400 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 11/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2010
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/19/2014
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