Life is about using the whole box of crayons, and this vintage beach cottage offers a lively, colorful experience! The Humble Abode is surely a treasure for the lighthearted and whimsical beach goer! Its retro style demands your attention, with a colorful palette inside and out.
PET-FRIENDLY with a shady, fenced backyard, your pup will love this home! Enjoy the simple pleasures of short walks to the beach – just a straight shot, two blocks from the ocean. Don’t be fooled by its colorful, playful demeanor – this home is well-maintained and loved by many! Its unique charm will have you reminiscing of earlier beach vacations, when cottages reigned the coast.
On those hot summer days when you’re not at the beach, you can relax in the cool air conditioning while watching the large TV in the living room. The kitchen comes equipped with a double oven, stainless-steel refrigerator, toaster, and microwave. No dishwasher in this vintage beach home and an ice-making machine is located on top of the refrigerator. Both an auto drip coffee maker and a Keurig are included in the kitchen.
The two bedrooms share a hall bathroom with an open, stand-up shower. Both bedrooms include plenty of room for storing your personal items.
Outside you’ll find a large shower to conveniently rinse away sand and ocean salt at the end of your day. Kick back on the open deck or the screened-in porch. Enjoy breezy afternoons on the back patio under the cool, shady tree! Plenty of room for storage is available in the nearby shed, which is also where you’ll find the full-sized washer and dryer and charcoal grill. A wheeled cooler is also provided for toting cold drinks and snacks to and from the beach. The entire property is fenced off and includes solar powered lights for safe walking after dark! Experience beach life as it used to be, simple, laid back and carefree!
This cottage is priced to rent, so don’t delay in booking this Humble Abode!
Some stairs at this location.
No Smoking at this property Pet Friendly (restrictions may apply).
Sea Coast ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE Includes Rent, Linens- beds made, Property Protection waiver, Departure Cleaning and one Pet Fee.
Memorial Day through Labor Day Saturday to Saturday check-in only- In the summer season, daily rentals are only available for booking within 10 days of the arrival date and require a 2 or 3 night minimum. Select properties are available for monthly reservations in the off season (mid-Sept to mid-May); call or email a Reservationist with the following: Dates needed, number in party, and specific wants (i.e. Pets/no, oceanfront, etc.…).
Explore the treasures of Pleasure Island; ranked one of the top 10 boardwalks in the country by Food & Wine magazine. One of the last remaining beach boardwalks on the East Coast it includes a variety of restaurants, arcade, shops, ice cream, Famous Britt’s Donuts, bars, and more! During the summer months, the Boardwalk is bustling with the sound of music, laughter and the squeals of kids of all ages as they whoosh and whirl past on the assortment of rides at the seaside amusement park and at extraordinary events like the weekly fireworks and concert series. Annual off-season events that include Boardwalk activities are Christmas by the Sea and the Island of Lights Festival.
Our south end beaches offer tons of adventure as well. Discover aquatic wildlife at our North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher or enjoy a relaxing ferry ride across the Cape Fear River to a quaint little shopping town called South Port. Take a trip back in time at the Fort Fisher State Historic Site and Museum which features live oak covered trails and bunkers from the American Civil War. Or wind down with nature at our two state parks, sure to provide a memorable experience with hiking, fishing and water activities such as paddle boarding and kayaking. As one of North Carolina’s most undeveloped beaches, the island offers a unique opportunity to see many diverse coastal wildlife, including pelicans and loggerhead sea turtles, in their natural habitat. Whether its exploring activities on the island or simply enjoying the ocean views, Pleasure Island life is sure to capture your heart.