Hey Beach Lovers! Canal and Dock! Sunny Decks. Beach Soo Close. Book Now!(10 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
5 Bedrooms, 5 Full Baths, Private Dock, Close Beach Access, (Sleeps 18)
BRING YOUR KAYAKS, BOATS, FLOATS AND PADDLEBOARDS!
Imagine having the best of both worlds:A BLOCK AND HALF TO THE BEACH ACCESS and a beautiful canal for boating, fishing, crabbing and swimming!
Enjoy a great family vacation in this colorfully decorated five bedroom home, situated at the end of one of the few “natural” canals with direct access to the Intercoastal Waterway. Large back yard not typical of beach houses, and your own private dock. FISHING and CRABBING from the dock are perfect family activities! The canal is always navigable and allows easy access to the waterway for boaters. Kayaks and paddleboards are welcome!
So CONVENIENT, just three blocks to museum, shops, arcade, Putt-Putt, ice cream shop, pier and restaurants. Best of all, NO GOLF CART needed to have access to all that Ocean Isle offers!! We have a beach cart available to tote your belongings to and from the beach.
Five comfortable bedrooms with private baths. Cable TV with DVR/VCR in all bedrooms. Two master bedrooms each with queen bed, and one equipped with a large reading chair that opens into a single bed. Two bedrooms with queen and double beds, and a colorful kids’ suite with trapeze beds, single over double. For overflow there is a queen sofa bed in living room, and a 'reading chair' in the upstairs nook that converts to a single bed.
Two large decks, an upper for sunning, and an equally large, covered lower deck with screened porch at one end. Also, the house is equipped with a full size, front load washer and dryer.
Large, open living room with high ceiling, comfortable seating with a new 60 inch smart TV over tiled fireplace. Large custom dining table seats twelve plus additional seating for eight and a screened porch off dining area. We have a large, open kitchen with stainless appliances that is well equipped with loads of pots/pans/dinnerware for a large crowd. We also keep the kitchen stocked with essential spices and dry goods to save our renters from buying the essentials. We do ask that if an item is used up, that the renters replenish what they use.
Ground level covered parking for six cars and spacious driveway. Large lockable storage room on ground floor and large ground level entry foyer with additional space for personal items. Gas grill available with propane provided.
A spacious, bright, and comfortable home with great views of the Intercoastal Waterway, and gorgeous summer sunsets. A perfect vantage point to watch the world go by...and if you are vacationing over the 4th of July or Thanksgiving, the best spot to view the annual parades.
With wide, white sand beach, Ocean Isle Beach is located just forty miles from Wilmington and Myrtle Beach, just twenty miles from historic Southport. So much to do. Take the kids for a ferry ride from Southport across the Cape Fear to see the aquarium, fort, and other attractions that abound in and around Wilmington. Loads of golf courses and deep sea fishing charters are plentiful. It is hard to imagine a more fun filled family beach vacation than what you can experience in this beautiful canal home on Ocean Isle.
Keywords: House; canal; beach; sunset views; fishing; crabbing; decks; dock; boating; pets
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Member since: 2009
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
Pets are considered on an individual basis and are limited to small to medium sized. We do charge a pet fee of $125 per pet. If damage occurs (i.e. pet stains, fleas etc) the amount to repair/fix will be deducted from your damage deposit. Pet must be fully house broken and on a vet approved flea control program....moreless
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16
- Ten beds available plus two convertible large chairs
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms
- Private dock, large decks, outdoor shower, grill, crab pot
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Ocean View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 26 people
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Gas Fireplace
- Iron & Board
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Fully stocked with loads of dishes, pots and pans etc. We also have spices and dry goods available for renters to use as needed. Cleaning products, trash bags, paper products etc are available also....moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 22 - Mar 24, 2017
3 night min stay
Mar 25 - May 20, 2017
3 night min stay
May 21 - Jun 16, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 17 - Aug 12, 2017
7 night min stay
Late Summer/Early Fall
Aug 13 - Oct 20, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 21 - Mar 24, 2018
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $125
- Cleaning fee $150
- Tax Rate 12.75%
Regarding pets: Up to two small dogs or one medium size dog. Must be fully house broken and on a vet-approved flea program. $125.00 per week, per dog. Daily rate of $20 per dog.
We request 1/2 of the rental rate 14 days after you make the reservation. The balance will be due one month prior to your vacation beginning.
Cancellation Policy: Should the renter cancel the reservation monies will be refunded minus, 10% cancellation fee only if the cottage is re-rented for the same period.
Payment and cancellation policy are fully explained in the rental agreement.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We are beach lovers who truly appreciate the natural beauty of the North Carolina coast. Our family of five relishes our time at the coast and we welcome the opportunity to share our beach home with you. Jimbo is ready and willing to offer fishing advice as he knows the waters well and has spent many hours supplying our freezer with fish!
Why the Owner Chose Ocean Isle Beach, NC, USA:
We love the location! Everything is within walking distance and the views from the upper deck are amazing as the sun sets on another glorious day at the beach. Being on the canal allows for fishing from the dock, or if you bring your boat, you have ready access to the inter-coastal waterway. The name of our beach house, Fishful Thinking, says it all!!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Beautiful views of sunrises and sunsets, easy access to all the fun OIB offers, no golf cart needed, canal and dock for fishing and crabbing, and the beach is 100 yards away. Could not ask for a better location.
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Sunny spacious home...dock...lots of decks for relaxing and sunning...
Game table adjacent to living room and dining space. Great for overflow seating.
Large, Well Equipped Kitchen, All Necessary Cooking Utensils
Dining table seats 12...bar seats 4...screened porch seats...6
Screened porch off kitchen/dining area has seating for six.
Upstairs master bedroom. French doors lead to top deck.
Downstairs bedroom with a queen and double bed and private bath. French doors lead to front balcony.
Kids Suite with Trapeze Beds; sleeps up to 6. Private bath.
Upstairs door to top deck
Sunset from the upper deck; a glorious ending to a day at OIB
Another sunset view from our beach access. WOW!
Fishful Thinking...beautiful sunsets, walks on the beach...come join us.
View of spacious living area from balcony. Smart TV, gas logs, lots of seating.
View of balcony that leads to top deck from living room.
Bar off living room with small fridge
View from kitchen bar to screened porch.
Coffee bar. Welcome the morning with a keurig and two drip coffee makers!
Downstairs master. Flat screen TV. French doors to balcony. Chair opens to a bed
Upstairs bedroom with a queen and double bed and private bath.
Reading nook--chair opens up to a twin bed
Canal view from top deck under cupola. So relaxing.
Sunset at the pier. Quick walk from our house!
Private dock. Fun for fishing, crabbing, water fun. Boats up to 25 feet.
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Saturday, February 25, 2017
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