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Free Use of Surfboard, Kayaks, Bikes & Beach Chairs!

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Bungalow, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

Questions? Call or text me at 910.620.9370.

Two bedroom ground-level retreat in a family-friendly neighborhood just a five minute walk from the beach. Relax in the hammock on your private shaded patio, kayak the sound's creeks and waterways, surf that perfect wave, bike around town or just grab a beach chair and book and leave the hustle and bustle behind.

Queen bed in the master; two twins in the 2nd bedroom; Sheets and towels furnished. Full kitchen. Fenced area for your pet. Gas grill.

Available for your enjoyment: beach chairs, body boards (all sizes), sand toys, 2 kayaks and paddles, 1 learner's surfboard, 4 bikes, 40' flat-screen TV. Parking for 2 cars.

Keywords: 2 bedroom, apartment, condo, ground level

More Details

Fran Rudolph
Member since: 2011
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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Fran Rudolph

We love Wrightsville Beach, so much so that we've made it our home. The minute we cross the drawbridge on our way back from Wilmington (the big city), we leave all worries behind. Almost daily, we either walk the beach at low tide, or when it's high tide, we walk the 3.5 mile 'loop' around the center of Wrightsville Beach. We also love to take morning kayak padddles through the tidal creeks - you can't imagine the quiet or the thrill of coming upon a flock of roosting Ibis, egrets or herons - and rake a few clams for dinner. For a bit more excitement, my husband heads to the beach to catch some waves, sometimes even alongside a family of dolphins. And if you have any trouble or are looking for a restaurant, museum or babysitter recommendation, you don't have to go far - we live on the 2nd floor!

Fran Rudolph purchased this apartment in 2005

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay! We could not have asked for a better location. Getting to use the kayaks and bikes was an awesome plus! We will definitely be back and look up your place to stay!
Mar 2016
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Parmele Isle Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Two twin beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Enclosed outdoor family-size shower - great when you come back from the beach, Also, available for your enjoyment: 2 kayaks and paddles, beach chairs, sand toys, boogie/body boards (all sizes), 1 learner's surf board.


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Free Use of Surfboard, Kayaks, Bikes & Beach Chairs!
average rating of 4.939394 based on 141 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for us. We are a family of four with two boys who are ages two and five. We parked our car in the covered parking next to the front door when we arrived, and did not get in it again until we left. I really liked that we were able to easily walk to the beach because I hate the mess of having wet, sandy toddlers and toys getting in and out of the car. We were also able to walk to dinner easily with a stroller. The location is perfect in that regard. It's also on a very quiet residential street with barely any traffic so I didn't worry when the boys were in the driveway and there was no traffic noise.

The fenced yard was lovely. We enjoyed the hammock, picnic table, grill and deck chairs. After a day at the beach we were all able to fit comfortably in the large outdoor shower to wash the little ones without having to track sand into the house and bath tub. We enjoyed all of the extras that come with this house - the beach toys, beach chairs, boogie boards, the wagon to haul your gear, my husband surfed and we went out on the kayaks twice. It was great to be able to pull the kayak a few hundred yards and put in easily. No need to load it up or go to a dock.

The interior of the home was beautifully decorated and very clean. I was a little worried about white furniture and toddlers, so Fran gave us some sheets to cover them with so I didn't have to be stressed about that. Our queen sized bed was comfortable and the boys slept well in their own room. So much better than a hotel where you are all in one room together! As a matter of fact, don't even consider a hotel or a condo with people above and below you. Stay here. It's private, quiet and all of the extras more than make up for the tiny bit more you may pay.

Fran was lovely, helpful and kind. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place for a beach getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved this condo. Perfect for our family of 3 while we enjoyed a beach vacation on Wrightsville Beach. Close to everything. Clean and well-appointed. We will stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Colchester Vermont

Description accurate, no surprises and comfortable beds!

  • 5 of 5

If you’re looking for a great 2 bedroom bungalow near the ocean, I highly recommend Fran’s place. We celebrated Thanksgiving here and everything we needed was there. We enjoyed the bikes, the living space, washer and dryer and all amenities. The beds were super comfortable. The outdoor living space is tranquil. Fran is a wonderful host, giving many extras and thoughtful touches. The beach is a very short walk. The neighborhood is friendly.

Wonderful stay, I highly recommend Fran’s place.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming, cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

This was my third stay at Fran's place and will absolutely continue to come back to stay. The apartment is spotless, beautifully decorated, and nestled in the perfect spot at the beach. I would definitely recommend this apartment!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful beachy paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This home was impeccably clean, beautifully decorated and had everything we needed for our stay. We thoroughly enjoyed the full kitchen and grill and the relaxed beachy atmosphere. Fran was very welcoming and provided us all the information we needed to find our way to all the best places in the area. If it had been warmer we would have loved to get out in the kayaks, but we did enjoy exploring by the bicycles provided. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chesapeake VA

Perfect homey place

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a long weekend, a very chilly November weekend. So we didn't get to use bikes, kayaks etc. But we enjoyed our stay, its very comfortable. The photos are all very accurate. Owner made herself easily available if you needed her. We did walk to the beach two blocks away two days and went for lovely walks. We ate breakfast in but that was our extent of using the kitchen. But it looked well equipt.

If we return to the area we would stay again.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fran, the owner and long-time resident, has provided you with a binder of information about great things to do at Wrightsville Beach and the surrounding Wilmington area - her favorites included. Stay for a week - it's worth it!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $103
Damage Deposit $250

Reservations are not confirmed until first payment is received.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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