Welcome to serene Virginia Avenue on Pleasure Island, a barrier island where this end of the island offers broad, clean beaches one block east of your house, a few blocks west enjoy your kayaks in the waterway. Google the end of Florida Ave, you'll see the small beach perfect for kayak launching. Walk over to the nearby North End Pier plus its small restaurant, walk or drive your 4-wheel onto Freeman Park making your way to pristine dunes + beach for the best view on the island of gorgeous sunsets.
Rinse off after a long day on the sand in the outdoor H/C shower, a comfortable swing surrounded by the grassy yard adds to your spots for your kids play areas or quiet spot to get away with your favorite book. Two bicycles with a lock and a kids pool are available in the Storage Room. Covered parking for 2-3 cars is a bonus. The bathroom has a tub/shower combo and there is a washer/dryer as well.
Relax in rocking chairs along the marsh view front porch, the propane grill adds to meals cooked in your full kitchen with all necessary conveniences of electric/cook top/stove, dishwasher, disposal, toaster oven, built-in microwave, refrigerator w/icemaker. When not out and about, relax in two comfortable sofas around a flat screen TV complete with Charter/Spectrum cable service in the living room. Master Bedroom offers a second flat screen for tv/movie viewing.
**Linens and towels are provided**
On the island your choices for activities are State Parks, Fort Fisher Federal Park w/picnic tables and a cool beach-cove, the North Carolina Aquarium for rainy days or days out of the sun, and Fort Fisher Ferry to historic Southport for a day's outing. The Boardwalk, the Central Business District for shopping+restaurants. Nearby historical Wilmington offers shops/restaurants/horse-drawn buggy rides, its where the annual film festival is held, its vibrant UNC Wilmington campus and ILM airport connect to our coastal community.
Two coffee shops to know about - Crush + Grind for morning coffee/newspaper/stroll on beach, evening beer/wine visiting. Majik Beans a neighborhood stop for sure
Come stay at Virginia Ave. We hope you make lasting island memories and visit us often!
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