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Ocean Front Home Oak Island, NC with WIFI and direct beach access

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Windrift is a unique beach front cottage that has a cozy cabin feel. With direct beach access you don't have to lug all of your beach items back and forth everyday. Windrift is also located near many turtle nests so if you are lucky enough to be there at a specific time of year you may have the rare opportunity to watch baby turtles hatching.

From our cottage you can enjoy the sunrise and sunset. It is also fun to take the short 15 minute drive into Southport where there are many things to do like go antiquing, browse through art galleries, eat on the water, go biking, crabbing or just take a swing on the waterfront. You will love the old fashion flavor found in this unique coastal town. If you are up for a day trip take the ferry to Bald Head Island or Fort Fisher to the NC Aquarium or drive to Wilmington or Myrtle Beach where there are endless possibilities for fun. Oak Island is a laid back family beach where you can truly relax, but when you want more excitement it can be found a short distance away.

The best way to reach me is through email. Please be sure to check the calendar for availability since I update it regularly. Thanks!

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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

About The Owner

We currently live in Greensboro, but were fortunate to spend two great years living in Southport and Oak Island. We have three kids who love the beach and will hopefully always have found memories of our trips to Oak Island.

The Owner purchased this house in 2000

Why The Owner chose Southern Coast

Windrift is a special house with 'great karma.' This is not only the way we feel about our home, but we are told this over and over from our guests that come back every year. It is very light and bright cottage with a charming feel. We have exceptional house keeper who excel in customer service so you never have to worry. If there is any problem with your stay we make it a point to do whatever we can to make it right.

What makes this house unique

Windrift it a house that you can see and hear the ocean from every room. You will not want to leave I promise!


Oak Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • There are two jack and jill bathrooms. In other words there is a bathroom on each side of the house that is shared between the ocean front bedroom and back bedroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Ocean Front Bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Street side bedroom with TV
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Ocean front bedroom with cable TV
  • Top quality Queen size Beds in three of the bedrooms and two twin beds in fourth bedroom.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
If you are planning a special get away please let us know. We can help with making plans for a girls getaway trip or romantic week. Just let us know and we will do our best to help you make it special.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(56 traveler reviews)

Ocean Front Home Oak Island, NC with WIFI and direct beach access
average rating of 4.714286 based on 56 reviews

Very Nice cottage,

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time, right on the beach, we had a small issue with the WIFI but it was resolved within 30 minutes. The gas grill needs some TLC but other than that were absolutely no issue whatsoever. The house was as described.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Greenville, SC

The perfect beach house for our family !

  • 5 of 5

Windrift was perfect for our family vacation. The décor was comfortable and beachy. The beds were more comfortable than my bed at home and I slept like a rock !! The house is well stocked in the kitchen and throughout with nice sheets and towels. The water pressure was amazing !! We could all shower at the same time as the washing machine was taking care of our wet beach items and it wasn't an issue at all !! (Sometimes it's the little things.....) ;-)

The location on the beach was ideal. Not too close to public access so there was no fighting for space in front on the house for our chairs and shade tent.

The communication with the owner and the housekeeping staff was fantastic. Everything was handled first rate ! We would definitely rent from them again. And already talking about next year. Definitely the best beach house that we have rented on Oak Island !

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbus, Ohio

Great place!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Windrift. The location was convenient. The beach & front porch with rocking chairs were fantastic!. We loved having our dog with us. The owner and the local manager were very responsive. The house overall was as advertised. The only issue was lack of screens in many of the windows, which was disappointing. We understand they'll be replaced later this year which will be a nice improvement.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely, cozy, well equipped home right on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home and the beach week has been exactly what we needed to recharge our batteries with sand, waves and gorgeous weather!

The kitchen was more than well stocked for our cooking and grilling while here, the beds were comfortable, the floor plan excellent for our group to allow a little privacy for both parties, the interior is so adorable and well designed to feel homey and creative (especially love the headboards in the left side bedrooms), covered deck with rocking chairs and tables were relaxing and great for enjoying meals and morning coffee, good water pressure in the showers (including outside), and the list goes on and on... Your home is charming and accommodating and the location is very convenient - easy access to grocery stores, shops, and restaurants. We would definitely consider coming back if we return to Oak Island!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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My GO-TO Place

  • 5 of 5

My second visit and will return. Well-stocked kitchen and cute beach décor throughout. Comfortable and convenient. Close to pier, Beach Pantry for last-minute items and other shops. Love Oak Island because it still feels like a family beach with little or no invasion of large hotels or resorts. Thanks for keeping the cottage pet friendly.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, shabby chic cottage

  • 4 of 5

We always enjoy Windrift and Oak Island! The house is always clean and shows signs of good owner taste in décor. There are a few items that need updating but nothing really important. We had trouble with the WiFi this year and last year. A call to the manager seemed to take care of it. We liked the new refrigerator and bathtub!

Excellent access to the beach and the walk to the pier is a perfect length. We plan to visit again next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Bald Head Island & Fort Fisher
Car: necessary

While on Oak Island we enjoy buying local seafood at Haag and Sons and using the grill to eat fish right on our back porch. If you like to eat out it is fun to take a drive (15 minutes) in to Southport and eat at Fishy Fishy or Provisions Company. If you go to Southport during the day be sure to check out Lantanas art gallery on Howe Street. Our son Will and other local artist sell unique gifts and paintings at Lantanas so it is a must see. If you have kids you should also take them to Bullfrogs on the corner of Moore and Howe and Spikes or Flavas for ice cream. Also take some time to sit in the swings on the waterfront and view the Oak Island lighthouse as well as Old Baldy. Southport is a quaint little town that should not be missed! While on Oak Island we love taking long walk with our dog and just enjoying the view and breezes from our porch. Oak Island is a family oriented beach so it is mostly quiet and relaxing. There are not big hotels and limited amount of commercial development. Mainly just families enjoying the beach. Since Oak Island faces south you will enjoy seeing the sun rise and set. We also love watching for the dolphins playing in the water. This is actually a pretty common site on Oak Island but still a thrill. If you are here during turtle season it is a real treat to see the turtles hatch and make their way to the water. This is a rare opportunity and takes much patience to go to the nest each night hoping to see this happen. If you need a few more magazines to read on the beach be sure to go to the Oak Island library on Oak Island drive where you can pick up used free magazines. We also have some magazines in our home as well. We hope you love your stay on Oak Island as much as we always do!


Rates & Availability

Oak Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mid Summer
Jul 23 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Oct 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Autumn
Oct 22 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 18 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
cleaning $100
linens $50
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 12.75%

Our preference is to always rent for a full week, however we will be flexible with our minimum night requirements if we are not booked and you are calling in close proximity to the date requested. If you have a question it is always best to call us at 336-254-8502.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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