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8BR (4 Kings) Oceanview, Elevator, Heated Private Pool, 2 Living Rooms,70-in TV

Ocean Isle Beach, NC, USA
  • House3150 sqft
  • Bedrooms8
  • Sleeps20
  • Bathrooms6
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights

8 Bedrooms, 6.5 Baths, Sleeps 20, Private Heated Pool, Elevator

This wonderful house is less than 250 yards from the public beach access. It has 8 bedrooms (including 4 Kings), 6 1/2 baths, and can sleep 20 in beds. The kitchen, living room and main master are on the 3rd floor and have great views. The house has a private pool, which can be heated in the spring and fall. The dual, heated outdoor shower with Poly-Wood decking is convenient for rinsing off after returning from the beach.

In 2017, we put a a new 70-inch Vizio TV in the main living room. In November 2016, we upgraded the 2nd living room to a 65-inch Smart TV. All 8 bedrooms have flat screen HD TVs, several of which are Smart TVs. An elevator serves every floor (not the case in all houses with elevators). The house has wifi through Spectrum's Ultimate 300 Internet and Orbi mesh routers with speeds up to 350Mbps so you can stay connected. There are ceiling fans and tile floors throughout, and a fully stocked kitchen with quartz countertops and a double oven.

Wrap-around decks on each level have tables and chairs and offer great views of the ocean and sound. This house is ideal for large family gatherings, multi-family vacations, and church retreats.

What to Bring: A complete linen package is provided for all of our Summer guests. In the off-season, the linen package is available for $350. We do not provide beach towels or other beach gear. However, you can pack a little lighter, as we provide an all-terrain Radio Flyer wagon, Wheeleez Beach Cart, and rolling cooler for transporting kids, beach chairs, and beverages, respectively, to and from the beach.

Amenities: The house has a private pool which can be heated for a surcharge of $40/day or $250/week.

In 2017, we added new resort grade furniture to the pool area, with reclining lounge chairs for sunbathing, as well as two tables and non-reclining chairs for pool-side dining. We provide a number of pool toys and floats. The outdoor shower features two shower heads each with hot and cold water, as well as Poly-wood decking (no splinters).

In addition to a collection of Blue-ray DVDs, the house has a Netflix account which can be accessed via the Smart TVs.

The large kitchen is well stocked with service for 20. It is equipped with stainless steel appliances, including smooth-top 5-burner stove, double oven, microwave, toaster oven, 2 coffee makers, Keurig, Ninja blender, dishwasher, and refrigerator/freezer with ice maker and filtered water. There are plenty of pots, pans, casserole dishes, mixing bowls, muffin pans, etc. Several guests have commented that this kitchen is better stocked than theirs at home.

The house is also equipped with a stackable washer and dryer, as well as an iron and ironing board. There is a clothes line in the carport for hanging wet beach towels and bathing suits.

Recreation: Of course, the main attraction is the beach and building sand castles and collecting shells. Our house also has its own private pool (can be heated for a surcharge of $40/day or $250/week). On the island, there is a miniature golf course and tennis courts. You can also rent bicycles or charter a fishing trip. The Museum of Coastal Carolina is also located on the island.

Just off the island, you can find go-cart racing and more miniature golf. Silver Coast Winery is only 15 minutes from the island and offers tours and tastings. Myrtle Beach is only 45 minutes away and has everything from water parks to outlet malls to the NASCAR Speedpark. It is also home to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the World Champion Chicago Cubs'' Class A minor league baseball team.

We are at the end of a lightly traveled street, so bike riding is a safe activity. Inside, there are toys and board games and a new PS4.

There are many great golf courses within 15 minutes and over 100 in a 40 mile radius of OIB.

Restaurants: There are a number of restaurants on the island, and more on the mainland. We do have a few favorites. For dinner, Roberto's, just off the island, is our favorite. The Bang-Bang Shrimp makes a great appetizer. The fish is always fresh and the pasta dishes are hard to beat. The pizza is so good we often have them prepare 2 that we freeze and bring home. Roberto's also has a full bar.

Calabash, the 'Seafood Capital of the World,' is only 6 miles from OIB. For dinner, we love The Boundary House. Capt. Nance's offers the typical fried fish, shrimp and hush puppies, and the prices are decent.

For breakfast, we like Sarah's in Sunset Beach. Our other favorite is the Purple Onion Cafe in Shallotte which has giant pancakes, blueberry biscuits and fantastic raspberry croissants. If you need a caffeine fix, OIB Surf and Java is just off the island and Jumpin Java is in Shallotte, and both have coffee, baked goods and smoothies. We recently stopped by The Filling Station in Shallotte and got some very good donuts.

The OIB Fish Company has a rooftop Tiki Bar and is on the island just before the bridge. The Sugar Shack is highly regarded for its Jamaican cuisine, but call ahead because it is usually crowded.

Be sure to check out the link to our website with a 360 degree tour of the house.

You can also become a fan on our Facebook page. Just search 'OIB Ocean View'

Owner

R.J.

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.
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within one hour
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 04, 2018
About R.J.

My wife and I, along with our sisters, bought this house in July, 2009. Across 4 families, we have 8 children ranging from 16 years to a 4-yr old -- and the first 7 are boys! We are avid sports fans, and represent Bruins (Belmont U.), Demon Deacons (Wake Forest), Tigers (Clemson) and two breeds of Bulldogs (Georgia and Mississippi State). (Please don't hold any of these affiliations against us!) We live in Athens, GA with the others currently residing in Atlanta and Huntsville, AL. Since July 2009, many family vacations have been spent here making improvements. We have enjoyed Thanksgiving and Christmas with extended family at this house, so we know that it accommodates large groups well. We hope that our guests enjoy it as much as we do. Our children have grown up at this house, so we have tried to make it as kid-friendly as possible. We provide several things not found in most rentals: a portable crib, full-sized high chair, safety gate, cabinet locks, pool floats and wagons. Our hope is that these items will allow our guests with young children to pack a bit lighter.

R.J. purchased this House in 2009

Why R.J. chose Ocean Isle Beach

We love this house because of the size. We used to have to spread out across 2 houses, but the 8 bedrooms allow our entire family to all be under the same roof. It is so relaxing to enjoy breakfast on the deck while taking in the fantastic ocean view. And the house is so close to the beach that we were able to sell our golf cart.

What makes this House unique

Several features set our house apart from most of the others at OIB. First, it is close to the beach and has a great ocean view (but without oceanfront prices). The elevator is helpful for bringing in luggage and groceries, and also for the family members who have trouble with stairs. It is one of only a handful of houses on OIB that has a private heated pool. Finally, the house has 8 bedrooms, including 4 king suites.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
      • Bedroom 2 - 2nd Floor King
        1 king, Oceanview, Private Bath with Tub & Shower, and Deck Access
      • Bedroom 3 - 2nd Floor King
        1 king, Oceanview, Private Bath with Tub & Shower
      • Bedroom 7 - 1st Floor Bunkroom
        1 double, 1 twin/ single, Kids Bunk Room
      • Bedroom 8 - 1st Floor Queen
        1 queen, Private Bath
      • Bedroom 6 - 1st Floor Queen
        1 queen, Oceanview, Private Shower-only Bath, and Deck Access
      • Bedroom 1 - King Master - 3rd Floor
        1 king, Oceanview, Private Bath with Tub & Shower, and Deck Access
      • Bedroom 5 - 1st Floor King
        1 king, Oceanview, Shares Tub & Shower Jack-n-Jill Bath w/ Bunkroom
      • Bedroom 4 - 2nd Floor Bunkroom
        4 twin/ single, Kids Bunk Room
      • Top floor Master has King bed with ocean views, sitting area, deck access to both ocean and sound sides, large private bath with double vanity, tiled tub and separate tiled shower, walk-in closet, and 46-in LG TV with BlueRay DVD. Second Floor Master has ocean view, King bed, private bath with tub/shower and double vanity, deck access, and flatscreen TV. Bedroom 3 on second floor has ocean view, King bed, private bath with tub/shower, and flatscreen TV. Bedroom 4 on second floor is a kids' bunk room with built-in double bunks and flatscreen TV. Bedroom 5 has ocean view, King bed, deck access, flatscreen TV, shares Jack-n-Jill with Bedroom 7. Bedroom 6 on first floor has ocean view, Queen bed, flatscreen TV and private shower-only bath. Bedroom 7 on first floor is kids' bunkroom with twin over full and shares Jack-n-Jill bath with bedroom 5. Bedroom 8 on first floor is a Queen and has sound view, flatscreen TV and private shower-only bath. The 2nd floor living room has a futon.

      Bathrooms

      • 6 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Powder Room - 3rd Floor
        toilet, 3rd Floor off Living Room
      • Master Bathroom - 2nd Floor
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Master Bathroom - 2nd Floor
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Jack-n-Jill - 1st Floor
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Between Bedrooms 5 & 7
      • Bathroom 6 - 1st Floor
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 7 - 1st Floor
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 8 - Outdoor Shower
        outdoor shower, Dual heated outdoor shower in pool area
      • Master Bathroom - 3rd Floor
        toilet, tub, shower, Double Vanity; Separate Tiled Tub and Shower
      • The top floor master bathroom has a tiled shower and separate bath tub. It also has a double vanity and a walk-in closet. A private, heated double outdoor shower with changing area is located just outside of the pool area. We find this is convenient for rinsing off after returning from the beach and showering after a dip in the pool. The elevated flooring is made of poly-wood, so no splinters.

      Location Type

        • Beach
          Fantastic view of the beach and Atlantic Ocean.
        • Beach View
          Fantastic view of the beach and Atlantic Ocean.
        • Near The Ocean
          Fantastic view of the beach and Atlantic Ocean.
        • Ocean View
          Fantastic view of the beach and Atlantic Ocean.
        • Water View
          Fantastic view of the beach and Atlantic Ocean.

          Theme

            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Sports & Activities

              Meals

                • Guests provide their own meals

                  General

                    • Laundry Soap
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Central A/C with separate thermostat controls for all 3 floors. All three A/C units were newly installed in June, 2014. In June 2016, we installed ecobee3 electronic thermostats on all 3 levels.
                    • Broadband Access
                      Secure 350Mbps wireless internet (password provided) via a dual-band Cisco router and commercial grade Ubiquiti range extenders.
                    • Carport
                    • Ceiling Fans
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Bounce dryer sheets provided.
                    • Covered Parking
                      Covered parking for 3 vehicles and parking for 3 more vehicles in the driveway. Additional vehicles can park in the vacant lot next door.
                    • Elevator
                      Elevator serves all floors.
                    • Filtered Water
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Central heating with separate thermostat controls for all 3 floors. Electric furnace was newly installed in June, 2014. In June 2016, we installed ecobee3 electronic thermostats on all 3 levels.
                    • Internet
                      Secure 350Mbps wireless internet (password provided) via a dual-band Cisco router and range extender.
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Alarm Clock
                    • Linens Provided
                      Linens provided for summer rentals (June, July, Aug). For other seasons, a linen package for 20 people can be rented for $355. (If your group is smaller, we can provider a smaller, cheaper package.)
                    • Living Area
                    • Living Room
                      Newly remodeled main living room with seating for 10. Vizio 70' LED Smart TV with Netflix and BluRay DVD. Separate 2nd living room with PS4 for the kids.
                    • Parking
                      Covered parking for 3 vehicles and parking for 3 more vehicles in the driveway. Additional vehicles can park in the vacant lot next door.
                    • Parking Off Street
                      Covered parking for 3 vehicles and parking for 3 more vehicles in the driveway. Additional vehicles can park in the vacant lot next door.
                    • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                      There is a vacant lot next door which offers plenty of space to park a boat or RV.
                    • Telephone
                      Traditional landline located in the elevator and master bedroom.
                    • Toilet Paper
                    • Towels Provided
                      Bath towels provided as part of linen package for summer rentals (June, July, August). Note that we do not provide beach towels.
                    • Washing Machine
                      Laundry detergent and fabric softener provided.
                    • Water Cooler
                    • Wireless Internet
                      Secure 350Mbps wireless internet (password provided) via a dual-band Cisco router and commercial grade Ubiquiti range extenders.

                      Kitchen

                        • Lobster Pot
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Coffee Maker
                          2 coffee makers plus a Keurig. We also provide a starter supply of K-Cups.
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          Pots, pans, griddle, crock pot, bakeware, mixing bowls, knives, etc.
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Dishes and silverware for 20.
                        • Dishwasher
                          Stainless Steel Whirlpool Gold Dishwasher.
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Kitchen
                          Full kitchen with stainless steel appliances, including French-door refrigerator, dishwasher, new smooth-top stove with double oven, microwave, 2 coffee makers, Keurig, and wine opener.
                        • Blender
                        • Microwave
                          GE 1.4 cu ft over-the-stove microwave oven.
                        • Oven
                          In August 2016, we upgraded to a 5-burner LG range and double oven with convection bake.
                        • Pantry Items
                          Spices, salt & pepper, Pam cooking spray, sugar, Sweet 'N Low, Splenda, coffee filters, etc.
                        • Refrigerator
                          LG French-door refrigerator with filtered water dispenser and ice maker. The house also has a 2nd full-size refrigerator as well as a beverage refrigerator located in the 2nd floor living room.
                        • Stove
                          In August 2016, we upgraded to a 5-burner LG range and double oven with convection bake.
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster
                          Full-size toaster oven.

                          Dining

                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 10 people

                              Entertainment

                                • Music Library
                                  Pandora can be streamed through several of the Smart TVs.
                                • Books
                                  A random assortment of fiction and non-fiction books are in the main living room.
                                • Books for Kids
                                • DVD Player
                                  BlueRay players in living rooms and master bedroom. DVD players in king and queen bedrooms.
                                • Games
                                  Games such as Life, Candyland, Blokus, Monopoly, Uno, Yahtzee, etc., as well as playing cards.
                                • Games for Kids
                                • Books for Adults
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  Time Warner Digital Cable with hundreds of HD channels.
                                • Television
                                  Vizio 70-in LED Smart TV in main living room and 65-in LED Smart TV in 2nd living room. Flatscreen TVs in all bedrooms.
                                • Toys
                                  In addition to numerous games, we have Legos, cars, and some action figures.
                                • Video Game Console
                                  PlayStation4 (PS4) new for 2017.
                                • Video Games
                                  PlayStation4 (PS4) new for 2017.
                                • Video Library
                                  Numerous BlueRay and standard DVD movies. We also provide use of a Netflix account which can be accessed via Smart TVs in both living rooms and several bedrooms.

                                  Outside

                                    • Balcony
                                      Wraparound decks on all 3 levels and patio around pool area, all with ample furniture.
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Wraparound decks on all 3 levels and patio around pool area, all with ample furniture.
                                    • Golf
                                      Nearly 100 golf courses located within 20 miles of Ocean Isle Beach.
                                    • Large Cooler
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Gas grill with propane provided for all guests.
                                    • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                    • Patio
                                    • Tennis
                                      Access to The Isles Beach Club tennis courts which can be seen from the house.
                                    • Tennis Court
                                    • Wood Deck

                                      Suitability

                                        • limited accessibility
                                          The house is not designed for handicapped-access, but the elevator does make access to all floors possible.
                                        • suitable for elderly or infirm

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Heated Pool
                                            • Outdoor Pool
                                            • Private Pool
                                              The house has its own private pool, which can be heated for an additional $40/day or $250/week.

                                              Attractions

                                                • museums
                                                • bay/sound
                                                • cinemas
                                                • festivals
                                                • live theater
                                                • marina
                                                • churches
                                                • playground
                                                • recreation center
                                                • restaurants
                                                • theme parks
                                                • water parks
                                                • winery tours

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • boating
                                                    • miniature golf
                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • shelling
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • roller blading
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling/diving
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • water tubing
                                                            • wind-surfing

                                                              Notes

                                                                • A full linen package will be provided for all of our Summer guests. This includes sheets & pillowcases for all beds; 2 bath towels, 1 hand towel, and 1 washcloth for each guest; bathmats; and kitchen towels. In the Spring and Fall, the pool can be heated for a surcharge of $40/day or $250/week. The pool area has new furniture as of 2017 with reclining (flat) lounge chairs for sunbathing, non-reclining chairs, and a table with umbrella. There is also a patio table and chairs for dining by the pool. We provide a number of kids' floats for the pool. The second and third level decks also have tables and chairs for outdoor dining or relaxing. In 2016, we added a 70-inch LED Smart TV to the main living room and a wall-mounted 65-inch LED Smart TV in the 2nd floor living room. We have a house Netflix account, PS4 gaming console in the 2nd floor living room, and USB chargers in the bedrooms. No house parties, wedding receptions or other events. Max occupancy is 20 people.

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  81 Reviews

                                                                  Exceptional5/5

                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Beautiful view was the best part!

                                                                  Angela R.

                                                                  We had a great time staying at this property! It was clean, well maintained, and beautifully furnished. Our group fit perfectly with room to spare. The view of the ocean from the back balcony and kitchen table was one of my favorite parts. The elevator was helpful for bringing groceries up to the kitchen. R.J., the owner, was very understanding and helpful. Overall, I would highly recommend staying at this house! If I find myself in Ocean Isle again, I will stay here!

                                                                  We very much enjoyed our stay but....

                                                                  Carwin Y P.Utah

                                                                  We very much enjoyed our stay which actually would have been perfect but with the elevator not working we could not give it a 5 star rating. We would recommend the property IF the elevator is functioning properly.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Pete, I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay at OIB and we're sincerely sorry that the elevator wasn't working properly. We will be overhauling the elevator next week -- essentially replacing every component except the cab -- so that none of our future guests experience this inconvenience. We hope that if your future travels bring you back to OIB, you will keep us in mind!

                                                                  All the best,

                                                                  R.J.

                                                                  Wonderful property

                                                                  Ashley H.Chicago, IL USA

                                                                  Our family had an amazing stay at this property! The owners keep it well-stocked with everything you need and were extremely attentive and flexible to our needs. RJ was a joy to work with. I highly recommend this property and if we ever need a house this size again, we would not hesitate to go back.

                                                                  Great family vacation

                                                                  Daniel R.

                                                                  The rental was outstanding and perfect. The accommodations were clean and as depicted. The pool great for the grandchildren and the ocean inviting for all. The rental was well supplied and the handyman readily available when needed.

                                                                  This is my third 5 star review of this property in 3 years

                                                                  Wayne M.Matthews, NC USA

                                                                  Our family of 14 stayed at this wonderful house for a July week for the third consecutive year. The owners care! They pay attention to every detail. The house has features that few others can match. The owners ask for input and they respond positively to suggestions. We have already reserved the property for a week in July for the next three years. We love this house and appreciate the attention it gets from R.J. and the owners group. It is well maintained and kept clean.

                                                                  Awesome

                                                                  Durwood S.

                                                                  Our 4th Year in this house and it just gets better. The views on the porches are amazing. Awesome house and location.

                                                                  Location

                                                                  Ocean Isle Beach, NC, USA

                                                                  This wonderful house is located at family-friendly Ocean Isle Beach, NC. OIB is at the southern-most part of the North Carolina coast, about 40 minutes south of Wilmington. While OIB is a quiet, family beach, the tourist attractions of Myrtle Beach are just 40 minutes to the south. Our house is located on the desirable west end of the island, where the beach is wider but generally less crowded. Public beach access is about 1/2 block from the house. Golf: There are over 30 championship courses within a 10 mile radius of Ocean Isle Beach, and another 75 courses located within a 30 mile radius. Top rated courses include Sea Trail, The Pearl Golf Links, Tigers Eye, Marsh Harbour, Thistle Golf Club, Brunswick Plantation, Angels Trace, and Oyster Bay Golf Links. Sea Trail was named to Golf World magazine's 50 Best list for 2009, a list that includes Pebble Beach, Pinehurst, Innisbrook and Doral. It was also named the Top Golf Resort in the South for 2013. In Golf Digest's 'Best Places to Play' rankings, The Pearl - East Course received 4 stars and the West Course 4.5 stars. There are 6 local courses that have recently been on the Golf Digest Top 100 Public Courses list: The Dunes, Tidewater, Grande Dunes, TPC of Myrtle Beach, and two at Barefoot Golf Club (Fazio and Dye courses).

                                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  Tax Rate
                                                                  12.75%

                                                                  Cleaning fee of $180 added for stays less than 3 nights. Pool can be heated for an additional fee of $40/day or $250/week. Pool heat is included for holiday rentals. For Summer 2017 guests, we will be providing a full linen package for our guests (sheets, pillowcases, towels, bathmats). For all guests, we stock the house with hand soap, laundry detergent, toilet paper, dishwasher detergent, etc.

                                                                  $666avg/night
                                                                  81 Reviews
                                                                  Exceptional 5/5
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