Spacious Canal Home-Close to the Beach..Golf Cart, Bikes, and Kayaks Included(60 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-14) Great Open Layout,
NEW for 2017 Street Legal Golf Cart!
Well equipped toy/equipment room with a Street Legal Golf Cart, 3 kayaks, boat, fishing and crabbing gear, bikes, beach equipment and games.
This property is owner managed and maintained. Since you will be dealing directly with the owner and not a rental management company agent, you can be assured of receiving the very best personal attention (See Reviews).
The perfect vacation rental property awaits your family and friends. This canal home property is on a direct beach access street. Just a 3 minute walk or 30 second drive and you are on the beach enjoying a fun day in the sun on wide, clean uncrowded beaches. The water is warm May through October and very clean. Swim in the surf, sunbathe, play beach games, build sandcastles, stroll the beach looking for shells, try surf fishing, the fun activities are many.
Kayak, boat, fish or swim in the canal system behind the house. The water is clean and refreshing. There is a swim ladder on the dock for easy access. By the way we provide the kayaks!
Bring your boat or Jet Ski and dock it on the private deep water canal behind the house. For boaters the house has a great nautical location, located one minute from the Inter Coastal Waterway and 10 minutes from open water.
Private pilots, bring your plane. Fly into OIB's own airport just a 5 minute drive from the house. Car service is available from the airport.
The Happy Pelican has over 1,980 square feet of tastefully decorated and well maintained living space. There are two large decks overlooking the canal and 4 bedroom balconies 2 of which have ocean views.
There are 4 large, nicely decorated, bedrooms spaced far apart for privacy. A loft provides additional sleeping for three.
The bed configuration is:
BR1 -One queen size bed, BR2 -1 Queen and 1 twin bed, BR3 – 1 Queen bed and 1 twin bed, BR4 - 1 Queen and 1 twin bed - Loft with a queen sleeper sofa and 1 twin bed that sleeps 2-3. Flat screen TVs with cable in every room.
There are 2 large bathrooms, one with a double sink. The baths are adjacent to the bedrooms and there is a half bath off the living room area for convenience. An enclosed out door shower and changing room is located on the ground floor.
When you don’t feel like going out for dining, the Happy Pelican’s well equipped kitchen is ready for cooking. A full compliment of cooking equipment is available for your use. There is even a food processor and bread machine.
There is plenty of seating in the large dining area with additional seating at the kitchen breakfast bar and you can't beat outdoor dining on the deck.
For entertaining, there is a large open living room with a bar area and entertainment center. There is a large flat screen TV, Blu-Ray DVD, VCR, stereo system and a collection of movies for all ages. There are games galore for the family to enjoy, even poker chips and cards for a game of Texas Holdem. For the Kids there is 'Pelican’s Roost', a loft area set up for kid fun, far enough away for privacy from adults but within earshot of watchful parents.
On the ground level is a toy room stocked with toys for the beach, 1 Pelican 130T tandem kayak, 2 single person kayaks, 1 tandem inflatable kayak, a two person inflatable boat, rafts, beach chairs, fishing and crabbing gear, 8 bikes, and lots more. A BBQ grill and Picnic table for canal side dining makes for great BBQ meals. There is a large hammock for afternoon naps.
Treat yourself and your family to the best and most affordable vacation you can have. You will want to come back every year. Be sure to read the reviews of our guests to find out what fun our home can be.
Brunswick County is known as North Carolina 'Golf' Coast. It is home to 30 golf courses with more nearby in Myrtle Beach. This lures golfers from around the globe to Brunswick County, NC. Designed by some of the most prestigious names in course architecture, our courses challenge and delight professionals and amateurs alike. The Happy Pelican is just minutes away from the 'Golf' Coast's finest courses.
Keywords: Beach House, Vacation Home, Very Close to Beach, Close to Golf Courses, Dock, Canal, Swimming, Boating, Fishing, Vacation Rental, kayak, golf, scuba, surfing, surf, Ocean Isle Beach, Beach, canal, river house. 4 bedrooms, sleeps 14, close to beach. on the water
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Member since: 2008
- 1895 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed:
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- 2.5 Bathrooms, one with a double sink.
- New for 2017 ... Street Legal Golf Cart available. The Toy/Equipment room is stocked with fun things for your enjoyment. There are inflatable boats, Pelican 130T two person 'sit on top' Kayak, 2 single person kayaks, rafts and toys for water sports. There are beach chairs, mats, umbrellas, and beach toys for lounging and fun on the beach. We provide games: ladder golf, corn-hole, bocci ball, and more for family fun. There is plenty of fishing and crabbing gear. 8+ bikes are provided for cruising around the island....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Ping Pong Table
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Games:
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Covered Parking:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Catering Available
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
Deck / Patio:
There are two spacious decks offering a splendid view of the town, dock and canal system. Out door dining furniture on the main deck makes for a wonderful meal any time of day. The upper deck has chase lounges and is fantastic for peaceful evening retreats and star gazing. The evening breezes are very enjoyable on this level....moreless
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Quiet Beach Season
Dec 3 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat
Spring Season '17
Apr 1 - Jun 2, 2017
4 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat
Summer Season 2017
Jun 3 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay
Fall Season '17
Aug 26 - Oct 28, 2017
4 night min stay
Quite Winter Season 2017-18
Oct 31 - Mar 30, 2018
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $145 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 12.75%
All rentals require 12.75% Accommodation Tax and $145.00 Cleaning Fee. No pets. Golf cart can be provided, please request quote for cart. Monthly rentals require addition deposit and do not include utilities (cable and electric).
Credit Card payments made through VRBO/HomeAway have a 2.5% handling fee deducted from the deposit return or charged as an addition line item if no deposit is required. Returned E-checks and paper checks will incur a $25.00.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Very close to one of the best beaches on the island. Raeford Street is a direct access street with ramp access entry (No Steps) to the beach.
Bring your own boat or Jet Ski and dock it behind the house at our private deep water dock.
There is an equipment/toy room filled with fun activities; 2 one man kayaks, 2 tandem Kayaks, Corn hole, ladder golf, Bocci ball, fishing gear (10 poles), balls, bikes (8), and tons more. Fishing, Crabbing and Swimming available off dock.
Private Pilots - Fly down, the OIB Airport just 5 minutes from house. Golfer's Paradise 25+ top notch courses within 20 minutes, many under a 5-10 minutes drive from the house.
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: I grew up in a small Atlantic Ocean beach community in a house on the river and remember fondly the activities associated with coastal living. My wife lived in California near the coast and also had a fondness for shore life. We found Ocean Isle Beach and knew it was where we wanted to be.
Why the Owner Chose Ocean Isle Beach, NC, USA:
After having a great vacation on Ocean Isle Beach 11 years ago, my wife and I went back every year. In Ocean Isle Beach we found a place to renew ourselves with peaceful beaches and exciting activities. It became a focal point for our retirement planning. We looked at many properties on each visit back and in 2009 our dream came true when we purchased 'The Happy Pelican, our future retirement home. We are happy to share our property with you in hopes you will become as enchanted with OIB island life as we did.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The best features of the Happy Pelican is its proximity to the beach, the private deep water dock for boating and swimming, and the house's spacious floor plan. Large windows in the living area provide waterfront views and the upper bedroom balconies allow for a view of the ocean at the end of the street. Raeford Street, on which the house is located, is a direct beach access street with a short, handicap accessible boardwalk leading over protective sand dunes to a wide section of pristine beach. The house's location on the canal system puts the dock within a 1-2 minute sail to the Inter-coastal Water Way, and 7-10 minutes cruise to the inlet and the Atlantic's open water. The Happy Pelican is perfectly situated for beach, boating, fishing, golfing, flying, and and site seeing, (snow skiing...no). Truly the best all around vacation location you could ask for.
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Back of the Happy Pelican from the deep water canal
Back Deck with cool morning sun - Great place for coffee and planning the day.
Downstairs Master Bedroom
Pelican's Roost - A great place for the kids to hang out and play games indoors
Fishing and crabbing gear in the equipment/toy room
Entrance to the downstairs equipment room.
View of the sunset from the Raeford St. beach. Every evening a new show.
OIB Brown Pelicans just hanging out.
Front View of The Happy Pelican Beach House - Upper balconies have ocean views
Afternoon Shade on the main back porch makes for a gathering spot for dining.
Large dining room seats at least 8 with added indoor dining at the beakfast bar
Bedroom # 4 with queen + twin bed arrangements. All have their own balconies.
Pelican's Loft Entertainment Center Games, Puzzles, Videos, and Books.
Big fenced in back yard, great for family outdoor games, dock with swim ladder
Eric and Marissa on the Pelican Kayak, Fast and Fun!
Raeford St. Ramp Access to the beach. No steps to carry your beach gear over.
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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