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Ocean Front East Beach / 40 Acre Private Nature Preserve

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East Wind at the end of East Beach Drive.

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Last updated: 08/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bald Head Island cottage description

Welcome to East Wind.

When I was a teenager in the mid 70's we would boat over to Bald Head Island, up Cape Creek and go ashore near Bluff Island. It was a quick hike on a path first made in the Civil War, thru the maritime forest to body surf on East Beach. We had so much fun playing in the emerald green waters. The waves were perfect, a beautiful Conch found with even a short walk down the beach. Bald Head Island was undiscovered country: beautiful, wild, an adventure!

Guests are amazed by the privacy and beauty of our ocean front property. A 500 foot driveway leads you to East Wind. Once there you will be surrounded by the natural beauty of Bald Head. East Beach to the front, Cape Creek to the back and a 40 acre private nature preserve for your exclusive enjoyment. You'll see expansive natural views like one would see visiting a ranch out west, except it's at the Beach!

Watch the sunrise over East Beach, enjoy a glass of wine while the sun sets over Cape Creek, or if you are so bold, take the private nature trail and see the Bald Head I grew up with in the 70's: beautiful, wild, an adventure.

The beach experience at East Wind is unmatched. With private beach access you're just steps away from the best beach on Bald Head, East Beach. The prevailing currents on East Beach keep the muddy Cape Fear water to the south, making the waters on the beach a beautiful emerald color on most days. Also, the prevailing southwesterly wind during the summer make for beautiful wave action. The wind blows against the waves holding the crest longer. Since East Wind is at the end of East Beach drive, our property provides the most private beach experience on Bald Head Island. It's amazing.

If you like antiques you will feel right at home at East Wind. Our cottage is decorated with period antiques and has an extensive seashell collection. A cannon from 1525 guards the driveway (earliest known example of a bronze cast cannon recovered from a new world wreck. Seen in picture below). Four bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, are decorated in soft pastel colors. Three bedrooms have a queen bed. One bedroom has a double bed. Each bedroom occupies a corner of the house and provides both ocean and marsh views! The middle of the house has an open floor plan with a kitchen overlooking Cape Creek, a dining room in the center of the house, and living area with a large flat screen TV overlooks East Beach.

A bonus downstairs playroom makes for a great place to land in between trips to East Beach. The downstairs area has twin beds, a large bathroom, living area with large flat screen TV, and foosball table. This room was designed to have fun in! (Bonus playroom is connected to the house by outside stairs so it is suitable for older children or supervised younger children.)

East Wind has three golf carts, two 4 passenger golf carts, and one two passenger golf cart 'truck' great for grocery store runs, four bikes, 8 beach chairs, paper products, linens, wine / drink refrigerator etc. and your choice of a temporary membership in the Shoals Club or BHI club.


Keywords: Ocean Front, East Beach, Private, Nature preserve

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                28 Years Old...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning
              • Washing Machine
              • Linens Provided
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Covered Parking

              Entertainment

              • Foosball
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • DVD Player
              • Video Library

              Communications

              • Free Long Distance:

                Free long distance in the continental USA...moreless

              • Telephone
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Gazebo

              Location & View

              • Oceanfront
              • Beachfront

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shelling
              • Fitness Center
              • Surfing
              • Tennis
              • Swimming
              • Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Golf
              • Kayaking
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall / Spring
              Sep 29 - May 2, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $3,600
              Value Summer
              May 3 - Jun 7, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $4,600
              Summer
              Jun 8 - Aug 23, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $5,800
              Value Summer
              Aug 24 - Sep 26, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $4,600

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 12.75%

              Notes:

              Price includes choice of BHI or Shoals club.

              8 person maximum in group.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 08/11/2014
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              Location

              Private Nature Preserve - Guest of East Wind have exclusive access to our 40 acre private nature preserve. Our nature trail takes you down Cape Creek, thru Bluff Island, and ends with a beach walk back to our home! This is a one of a kind experience.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1983


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • East Wind at the end of East Beach Drive.

                East Wind at the end of East Beach Drive.

              • Right out to East Beach, unless you can't resist the hammock in the gazebo!

                Right out to East Beach, unless you can't resist the hammock in the gazebo!

              • East Beach in front of East Wind - July 2013.

                East Beach in front of East Wind - July 2013.

              • The entrance to East Wind.

                The entrance to East Wind.

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • Dining Room

                Dining Room

              • Bedroom with views of East Beach and Cape Fear.

                Bedroom with views of East Beach and Cape Fear.

              • Bedroom with views of East Beach and the nature preserve.

                Bedroom with views of East Beach and the nature preserve.

              • Downstairs Den / Playroom

                Downstairs Den / Playroom

              • Nature trail

                Nature trail

              • Cape Creek Access

                Cape Creek Access

              • Sunset

                Sunset

              • Views of East Beach from under our  cupola.

                Views of East Beach from under our cupola.

              • Walking to East Wind from East Beach.

                Walking to East Wind from East Beach.

              • An afternoon on East Beach right in front of our house.

                An afternoon on East Beach right in front of our house.

              • East Wind driveway and views of Cape Creek.

                East Wind driveway and views of Cape Creek.

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • Den

                Den

              • Bedroom with views of Cape Creek and nature preserve.

                Bedroom with views of Cape Creek and nature preserve.

              • Bedroom with views of Cape Creek and Cape Fear.

                Bedroom with views of Cape Creek and Cape Fear.

              • Private nature trail

                Private nature trail

              • Ibis on the nature trail.

                Ibis on the nature trail.

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Friday, August 15, 2014

              $3,600 - $5,800 per week (USD)
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              4 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 08/11/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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