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"The Palms" is nestled on a secluded half acre in the forest.

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

*Beautiful forest home with hardwood floors through-out

*Complete Gourmet Kitchen with Granite Countertops

*Spacious screened porch, deck and balcony

*Deluxe bathrooms

*Temporary membership in the Shoals Club is available

*Two 4 seat golf carts included

*Central location - convenient to beach & market

*High-speed internet connection

You'll have the time of your life when you and your family vacation in 'The Palms'. This delightful home is filled with casual, comfortable furniture. It sits on a spacious 1/2 acre forest lot in the center of Bald Head Island: just minutes by golf cart from the beach, Harbor Village and the Maritime Market shopping area.

Bald Head is accessible only by passenger ferry or private boat. Visitors and residents travel around the island by golf cart, bicycle or on foot.

Two golf carts, canoe access, and bicycles are included in your rental fee


The spacious, open floor-plan provides plenty of room for up to 10 guests. The first floor living room opens into the dining area with the deluxe kitchen just beyond. The kitchen is equipped with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and all the equipment you need.

Double doors open from the dining area to the large screened porch and the deck area equipped with a propane grill. The first floor bedroom and bathroom suite is furnished with a queen bed and can be closed off from the rest of the downstairs area.

The master bedroom has a king size bed. It opens onto a private balcony with a tree house view of the maritime forest. The third bedroom is furnished with two twin beds. The fourth bedroom contains a queen and set of bunk beds. Each bedroom is decorated in a beach cottage motif. The bathrooms are finished with granite countertops and custom tile work.

'The Palms' is stocked with books, videos, games and puzzles in case a rain cloud passes by.


Your vacation will have a temporary membership in the Shoals Club available. The Club has a full-size pool, fitness center. It also has a poolside snack bar and a more formal restaurant. Beach chairs, towels, and umbrellas are available as part of the membership. We highly encourage all renters to take advantage of this impressive club.

Bald Head Island's 14 miles of beaches can be accessed at any of the 42 public beach entrances. We provide everything you need for a day of fun: boogie boards, beach toys, beach chairs and umbrellas, and beach towels.

You can also rent kayaks to explore the Island's creeks, bicycle to the Harbor for an outdoor lunch at MOJO's, take a hike along one of the Island's nature trails, or enjoy a relaxing day at the newly-opened Spa next to the Maritime Market. You'll be just minutes away from all of the amenities by golf cart.

Our home is a non-smoking home and pets are considered.

Contact us for more information. We look forward to helping you make memories of a wonderful Bald Head Island vacation.

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More Details

Domenic Mendicino
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 14, 2018

About Domenic Mendicino

My two kids and I currently live in the Pittsburgh area and are huge Steeler fans. We always look forward to our next trip to our favorite place! BHI

Domenic Mendicino purchased this house in 2011

Why Domenic Mendicino chose Bald Head Island

We looked for a vacation home along the entire North Carolina coast and fell for Bald Head Island as we are sure you will too.

What makes this house unique

Our home is located conveniently in the center of the island for quick access to the market area or beach by foot or cart. We love to spend days at the beach and return to our cool comfortable forest home.


Bald Head Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , and a bunk bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Temporary membership in the Shoals Club is available. It offers two dining options, pool, oceanfront beach access with chairs, towels, and umbrellas available. We also have a canoe located at the public docs that is available for renters use.


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"The Palms" is nestled on a secluded half acre in the forest.
average rating of 4.769231 based on 26 reviews
Mount Kisco, NY

Wonderful place with ample room for a large family, open floor plan layout, nice furnishings.

  • 5 of 5

A place where you can really feel comfortable, almost as if you are at home!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it, see ya next time!!
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Chapel Hill NC

Comfortable and pet friendly.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice home with just what you need for time away. Nicely updated and comfortable but not fancy which is great for pet owners. Was very clean upon arrival. Owner is very responsive - had internet issues which were not his fault but he replied immediately, acted quickly and it was fixed during our short stay. First time at BHI and we’ll be back. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words, see you next time!
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Great home, wonderful location

  • 4 of 5

Great home, wonderful central location. Needs a thorough cleaning, golf cart maintenance and gas grill maintenance or replacement. Lovely home is well equipped and offers updated ammenities. Large porches allow for families or big groups to spread out and relax amongst the quiet, serene forest location. We have stayed in multiple areas on the island and this was one of our favorites!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we hoped for

  • 5 of 5

The Palms was a well-appointed, centrally located oasis on Bald Head Island. The house is in great condition and well maintained, with an open layout, updated kitchen, spacious rooms, and a wraparound front porch that made for great sitting. Any complaints would be nit-picking. It checked all the boxes and I would not hesitate to rent this property again or recommend it to my friends.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed the house and Thanksgiving on our little island!
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Charlotte, NC

Beautiful Home, everything you need for a great vacation at Bald Head Island!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect, and just as described in VRBO - no surprises. It had everything you would need for a good week of vacation with a large family. We were able to relax and enjoy the beauty of Bald Head. The home is very convenient to the local grocery - which was a huge plus for a big family. Highly recommend this property for your consideration at Bald Head.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed, see you next year!!
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Haymarket, Virginia

Great house, but needs a little love!

  • 3 of 5

The house was beautiful on the inside and well stocked with things you may need to cook or tidy up. However, the picture in the ad for the house was taken quite some time ago because it was much more "jungly" and covered by vegetation than I prefer. Our only frustration was that most of the beach chairs were broken and the garage "toys" for the beach were in need of replacement. (Broken boogie boards). It is a wonderful house that is centrally located, but needs a little tender loving care.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Old Baldy Lighthouse
Oldest lighthouse in NC. Wonderful island views if you make it to the top.
Shoals Club
Spectacular oceanfront club with two eateries, pool, volleyball, boccie, gym, and awesome vi...
Bald Head Island Chapel
Beautiful timber framed church right on the marsh.
Mojo's on the Harbor
Maritime Market Cafe
Bald Head Island Conservancy
Car: not necessary

Other activities:



wildlife viewing


health/beauty spa



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Shoals Club membership (optional) $275
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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