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LOTS OF SAND! Cheeseheads in Paradise! Oceanview &Private Pool!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 13)

NON-SMOKING 4 Bedrooms. 3 Baths (1 bath by pool accessible from pool area only) Cheeseheads in Paradise is a lovely renovated beach house complete with a Private Pool. It's owners hail from Wisconsin, of course. It is located in a quiet part of the island where you can enjoy the best of the ocean or just go for a walk near the natural marsh bordering the intracoastal waterway. Maybe you would like to walk down the street and try your hand at fishing. Relax or dine on the oversized deck complete with Carolina porch rockers. You may just want to sit back enjoy the panoramic views and sounds of the ocean. You will feel a world away from the stress of your daily life!

This vacation home has a fully equipped kitchen with newer stainless steel appliances. If you choose to dine in, the great room has a full sized dining room table with seats for 12 so all may enjoy a meal together. The main room also includes a fabulous wall hung 42' flat screen television with full cable TV selections and a DVD player. The comfy furniture suits this home perfectly and invites you to relax.

To add some charm as well as beauty, Cheeseheads has four themed bedrooms. The Garden room is decorated in shades of blue and green with wicker furniture. The floral tiffany lamp is reminiscent of a English country garden. Maybe you would prefer the South Pacific room with its wild tropical quilts and mat covered ceiling. It makes you feel like you are in a jungle tree house. The Beach room features a palm tree decor accented by beautiful built in white storage cabinets and furniture. The Retreat room is at the back of the first floor and a great place to quiet the children for the night. Each bedroom has a television and ample storage. Which room will you choose?

When you are not on the beach, lounge around the private pool in your backyard. It measures 14' X 30' X 5'6' deep. With its saline filter system, a dip in the pool will make your skin feel silky smooth. Your vacation at this paradise home will be so enjoyable you will come back every year to make new memories.



Sleeps 13.

Keywords: Beautiful,Beach,Cottage, Pool,Ocean,Brunswick,Golf,Maid Service,Linens and gas grill available at an extra charge. Monthly rental available

More Details

Jeff and Maribeth Achterberg
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Jeff and Maribeth Achterberg

We are Cheeseheads from Green Bay, Wisconsin. When the last child left the house for college, we escaped the Wisconsin winter season and moved to Ocean Isle Beach. We are blessed have a house here and want to share our good fortune with vacationers who come to the area. Come see us in the South Brunswick Islands!

Jeff and Maribeth Achterberg purchased this house in 2005

Why Jeff and Maribeth Achterberg chose Southern Coast

Becuase the east side of the island is more residential and less congested. We had a townhouse on the west end of the island but there are many condos on the west end and many more people in the summer time.

What makes this house unique

We bought a house on Ocean Isle Beach because of the unique amenities and sub-tropical climate that the Outerbanks doesn’t afford. The island has a year-round population of about 1500 residents. There is life here after the summer rental season! We joined the Rotary Club and started a non-profit girls home for teen-aged girls. We are in the process of starting the capital building fund drive.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The pool was wonderful! It's much nicer than some of the other homes we've rented. Quick walk to the beach and beautiful views. Thanks so much for the memories!
Jul 2009
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Ocean Isle Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pool Level - toilet , shower
    Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main level - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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LOTS OF SAND! Cheeseheads in Paradise! Oceanview &Private Pool!
average rating of 4.5384617 based on 14 reviews

New favorite place to stay at OIB

  • 5 of 5

Great place for those that love the beach. perfect place for family vacation with kids or without. We had a 3 kids and 8 adults and there was plenty of room for all. The pool was a hit with kids. Quite end of the island and great view of ocean and very close beach access to a not very crowded beachWe will definitely stay again. Thanks for sharing your place Cheeseheads.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time! Cheeseheads awaits your next visit!
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July 2017

  • 4 of 5

Our favorite part of the visit was the direct view of the ocean sitting on the front porch!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice house and pool

  • 4 of 5

The house and pool was wonderful and owners were great to work with. We had a small problem with clothes dryer and even though they were miles away they took care of it quickly and efficient. The only reason I did not give it 5 stars is the neighbor was very strange. In fact a fellow we spoke to on beach said he was staying another week and he was pretty sure there was going to be a fight. Glad my Grandkids don't have to see that. However he was very rude. But I would rent again we just always make sure an adult is out with kids.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful beach views

  • 3 of 5

The access to the beach and the views of the beach were just amazing! The locals and other renters at this far East End house were a wonderful addition to our vacation.

The house itself leaves lots to be desired. If you plan on cooking, plan on packing your own kitchen items. While there are beds for 13, there is not enough room for 13 to sit or eat or move. The bunk bed room is actually the laundry room with a bunk bed snugged in. There are no views of the pool from anywhere in the house or any deck. The bathroom on the main floor is through the other bedroom on the first floor.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liz, this house is a traditional Carolina beach cottage with wide expansive deck toward the ocean. That's the orientation. Our kitchen is fully stocked but not with gourmet level items. We use the same pots and pans when we are at the beach and we cook most of our meals.
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Very nice spot at the end of the street. A lot of beach work going on but great week. Thank you.

  • 5 of 5

All was good. Fixed a few things but gave me somethings to do as I would be doing at home. Thank you again.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 4 of 5

The house was in a great location and well-maintained. The east end of the island was more secluded and allowed you to walk further east to the end where boats can enter the Intracoastal Waterway. The entire island was very family-oriented.

The owners were great. One night it poured rain and we stayed in to watch a movie only to discover the DVD/Blue Ray player was broken. After texting the owner, he called within minutes and sent me to the store for a new one. By the time we got home and I had my reimbursement check.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Wilmington NC (ILM) or Myrtle Beach SC (MYR)
Nearest Beach
Ocean Isle Beach NC

Departure maid service provided for $150.00.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Insurance $99

Rates are subject to change prior to a signed lease agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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