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Sunny spacious home...dock...lots of decks for relaxing and sunning...

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Last updated: 11/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:5.75
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

5 Bedrooms, 5 Full Baths, Private Dock, Close Beach Access, (Sleeps 18)

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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 and large flat screen TV with DVR/VCR 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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(336)616-6901 (North Carolina, USA)

Owner

Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/20/2016

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age to rent is 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Our home is on a canal so young children will require supervision....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    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

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Additional chair converts to single bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 double, 2 bunk bed

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 double

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  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Chair in reading nook converts to a single bed...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 2 twin/ single

    Two large chairs open up for a junior/child sized single bed...moreless

  • Ten beds available plus two convertible large chairs

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Private dock, large decks, outdoor shower, grill, crab pot

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A nice selection of books!...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Lots of games available!...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Kiddie games, floats in storage closet...moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The large table seats 12, also additional seating with 4 at the bar, and 4 at the club table. Seating for 6 is available on the screened porch....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 26 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room:

    Very large and spacious. Vaulted ceiling and a flat screen TV over the mantle. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Easily handles 6 cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Two coffeemakers...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    A large pot for steaming crabs; plenty of cookware!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Loads of dishes and silverware for a large crowd. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    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

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We stock the kitchen with spices, sugar, dry goods etc and ask that as an item is used up that the current renter replace it. This system has worked very well!...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster:

    toaster oven...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    rocking chairs, lounge chairs; beautiful sunset views...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    ground level swing; two decks on the back of the house and one deck on the front....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Basil, parsley, sage available in a planting bed....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall/Winter/Early Spring
Oct 22 - Mar 24, 2017
3 night min stay
$275
$1,800
Spring
Mar 25 - May 20, 2017
3 night min stay
$330
$2,300
Value Summer
May 21 - Jun 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$345
$2,400
Summer
Jun 17 - Aug 12, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,900
Late Summer/Early Fall
Aug 13 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$245
$2,400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Pet Fee $125
  • Tax Rate 12.75%

Notes:

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, or in the case of early reservations (prior to 1/1/16), by January 15, 2016. The balance will be due one month prior to your vacation beginning. More details will be explained in the rental agreement.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Owner info

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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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/20/2016

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  • Sunny spacious home...dock...lots of decks for relaxing and sunning...

    Sunny spacious home...dock...lots of decks for relaxing and sunning...

  • Private dock at end of canal. Fish, crab, boat or swim from the dock.

    Private dock at end of canal. Fish, crab, boat or swim from the dock.

  • Spacious living room. Bright and sunny. Connected to the dining and kitchen area

    Spacious living room. Bright and sunny. Connected to the dining and kitchen area

  • Large, Well Equipped Kitchen, All Necessary Cooking Utensils

    Large, Well Equipped Kitchen, All Necessary Cooking Utensils

  • Dining area--table seats 12 plus seating for 4 at the bar.

    Dining area--table seats 12 plus seating for 4 at the bar.

  • Screened porch off kitchen/dining area has seating for six.

    Screened porch off kitchen/dining area has seating for six.

  • Downstairs queen bed and chair that folds out to a single bed suitable for a child. Private bath and french doors leading to front balcony.

    Downstairs queen bed and chair that folds out to a single bed suitable for a child. Private bath and french doors leading to front balcony.

  • Reading nook--chair opens up to a twin bed

    Reading nook--chair opens up to a twin bed

  • Kids Suite with Trapeze Beds; sleeps up to 6. Private bath.

    Kids Suite with Trapeze Beds; sleeps up to 6. Private bath.

  • Upstairs bedroom with a queen and double bed and private bath.

    Upstairs bedroom with a queen and double bed and private bath.

  • Awesome Views Of Canal

    Awesome Views Of Canal

  • Sunset at the pier. Quick walk from our house!

    Sunset at the pier. Quick walk from our house!

  • Fishful Thinking...beautiful sunsets, walks on the beach, fishing from the dock.

    Fishful Thinking...beautiful sunsets, walks on the beach, fishing from the dock.

  • View from the upper balcony.

    View from the upper balcony.

  • Bar off living room with small fridge

    Bar off living room with small fridge

  • All Modern Stainless Appliances, Open and Convenient Work Space

    All Modern Stainless Appliances, Open and Convenient Work Space

  • Game table adjacent to living room and dining space. Great for overflow seating.

    Game table adjacent to living room and dining space. Great for overflow seating.

  • Coffee bar right next to kitchen.

    Coffee bar right next to kitchen.

  • Downstairs bedroom with a queen and double bed and private bath. French doors lead to front balcony.

    Downstairs bedroom with a queen and double bed and private bath. French doors lead to front balcony.

  • Upstairs master bedroom. Private bath. French doors lead out to upper deck.

    Upstairs master bedroom. Private bath. French doors lead out to upper deck.

  • Colorfully Decorated and Spacious Kids Suite

    Colorfully Decorated and Spacious Kids Suite

  • Upstairs door to top deck

    Upstairs door to top deck

  • Sunset from the upper deck; a glorious ending to a day at OIB

    Sunset from the upper deck; a glorious ending to a day at OIB

  • Another sunset view from our beach access. WOW!

    Another sunset view from our beach access. WOW!

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, December 05, 2016

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