4BR Magnificent Panoramic Ocean View on South Beach! Booking Now for 2017(4 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)
We are excited to offer a newly remodeled (April 2016) kitchen with granite counters and other upgrades to our meticulously-maintained and pristine home for this year.
'Leaping Lizards' is where we have made many memories of our children building sand castles, spotting alligators in the creeks, boogie-boarding over the ocean waves, fishing in the surf, hiking in the maritime forest, watching loggerhead sea turtles hatch, and making jigsaw puzzles. It's amazing how wonderful family life is at the beach. Children will even play board games with their parents!
We take very good care of the home that has brought us these memories. Leaping Lizards is in the highest-quality condition with hardwood floors and furnishings. Newly remodeled kitchen and appliances, freshly painted, new carpet, 4 large HD TVs. We have the fastest-available internet service.
Our home has a reverse floor plan, meaning that the upper floor has a living room with a vaulted 14-foot ceiling, dining room, well-equipped kitchen, office nook with high-speed wireless internet access, and deck with panoramic ocean views 70 feet above sea level. We enjoy morning coffee on the deck, watching the dolphins play in the ocean. The master bedroom (queen bed), child's bedroom (queen bed and daybed, HD cable TV with DVD player), and screened porch (hammock) are on the first (entry) floor with 9-foot ceilings.
We have an adjacent second building that is called a crofter, which offers the privacy of an upper-floor bedroom (queen bed, HD cable TV, balcony), and lower-floor bedroom (two twin beds, HD cable TV). In between the buildings is a patio with propane grill, comfortable chairs for watching the sun set, and an outdoor shower.
Leaping Lizards sits high on the Dunes in the award-winning Killegray Ridge community. Behind it is the maritime forest where you might see a deer in the morning; the front deck faces south beach where you can watch pelicans dive into the water. The hammock on the screened porch begs you to read that summer novel.
Our home is across the street from the ocean, close enough for direct, easy two-minute access on the private boardwalk. We have plenty of beach towels, new beach chairs, and toys. Six bicycles afford leisurely trips all over the island. We also get around by golf cart. We have a six-person cart and a four-person cart. We hike through the maritime forest and salt marsh, where we can see herons, egrets, foxes, and deer. Families have the option to obtain a temporary membership at the BHI Club or the Shoals Club for a nominal fee, providing golf, tennis, swimming pools, croquet, children's programs, playgrounds, and restaurants.
Our friendly house cleaner will prepare for your visit with fresh linens and towels. She will also stop by during the week to see if you need anything. We have maintenance contracts for HVAC and golf carts so that you don't worry. Be Happy.
Travel to Bald Head Island: BHI is accessible from Wilmington, NC, Airport by limousine. If you drive, you can park at Deep Point Terminal in Southport. Take the ferry boat to the island, where a tram will bring you to our door step.
Keywords: Beach House
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Member since: 2008
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms
- 3 full, 2 half
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Covered Parking
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 11 - May 6, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 24 - Aug 18, 2017
7 night min stay
Fall Bridge Season
Aug 19 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- cleaning $200 + tax
- Tax Rate 12.75%
Security deposit of $500 will be returned after post-stay cleaning
NO nasty VRBO booking fee! Pay us directly: half at time of booking and remainder 45 days in advance of arrival.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: We live in Durham, NC, three hours from Bald Head Island, and we get there as often as we can. We are a family of four: Mom and Dad and two kids. The smiles on our children's faces are never brighter than when we are all at Leaping Lizards at Bald Head Island.
Why the Owner Chose Killegray Ridge (Bald Head Island, NC, USA):
This is our family vacation home forever. We love BHI. This home is the right size, large enough to spread out but easily manageable. We have a panoramic ocean view from our deck while drinking morning coffee, and we can walk to the beach in a few moments.
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As soon as you see Leaping Lizards, you will feel at home.
Watch the dolphins play on the sparkling water.
The living area is spacious throughout with all vacation comforts.
We upgraded with granite counters, glass tiles, and gourmet utensils in 2016.
The master bath is large enough for his and her sinks.
Well crafted wood furnishings fill your favorite beach house.
Hidden nooks and comfortable chairs await for reading that summer beach novel.
The kids will have their own fantasy land bedroom space.
New supersized washer and dryer are available for a quick load of laundry.
Have a drink on the private patio while you grill your day's fresh catch.
Enjoy the family-friendly Killegray Ridge community.
The evening sky brings a peaceful end to every day.
The moderate ocean breeze keeps our private deck bug-free and pleasant.
The reverse floor plan brings the living area upstairs, on top of the trees.
Play games, read a book, or watch the HD TV in the living room.
Listen to the ocean waves from the master bedroom suite.
Solid wood furniture and quilted bed covers can be found in all rooms.
Steed Bonnett the Pirate will eat dinner with your kids.
The crofter master suite has an oversized HD TV, lounger, and refrigerator!
After a day at the beach, the private outdoor shower awaits.
Relax in the porch hammock.
Bike across the island, jog on the beach... or do nothing at all.
Watch the clouds swirl as you sit on top of the world.
Maybe you will see an alligator!
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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