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Dolphin House the Perfect Cottage & a Few Aug. Weeks Still Available! -Special$$

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Last updated: 11/17/2016

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + extra rec room w/ 2 built in beds 2.5 bathrm(sleeps 6 - 10

The Dolphin House is the perfect Wrightsville Beach vacation experience. Dolphins frequently visit and play in your backyard-Wrightsville Sound! Just one block from the beach, this classic cottage is a paradise for family fun and relaxation. Unwind on one of the three porches, hammock, or lawn chairs while reading, observing nature, or simply taking in a spectacular Wrightsville sunset. Once you have experienced the Dolphin House you won't want to stay anywhere else. Every guest wants to return!
Overlooking Wrightsville Sound, this is a special place. The private sandy beach is a great place to play, launch one of our kayaks, swim or just chill. The ocean is only one block away so you have the absolute best of both worlds.
The house has the warmth & feel of a classic, charming Wrightsville Beach cottage but with every amenity. Guests fall in love with the light,the energy, the coziness of Dolphin House.
The master bedroom & bath are on the main floor, 1 bedroom with a double, 1 with twins, a bathroom and a rec/extra room with built in twin futons are on the lower level. In the rec room there is a tv/dvd player, game closet, foosball, extra refrigerator & outside porch.

Keywords: SOUNDFRONT,sandy beach,perfectly restored classic family WB cottage, one block from ocean, swimming beach, kayak launch with kayaks, spectacular sunsets, dolphin playground,all ammenities, walk to pier, restaurants,porches, hammock, swing, guests return year after year


Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/17/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    mim age 25 unless previously arranged this cottage is fine for a small group of friends, to or 3 couples, families but is not intended for large groups of college students, 'house parties'...moreless

  • Children Welcome:


  • Non Smoking Only:

    NO SMOKING & this include cigars! I hate it & so do future guests...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    bedroom/bath is on main floor has shower & tub...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    downstairs shares bathroom with bedroom 3 ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    downstairs shares bathroom with bedroom 2 & den...moreless

  • Den: 2 twin/ single

    downstairs 'extra ' built in twins or rec room ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) 1 Bedroom with twins plus 'extra' room with built in twins both access to full bath, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pull out queen couch in living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Outdoor features: kayaks, kayak launch, outdoor shower, swimming beach, parking for 3+ cars, rocking chairs, outdoor dining,location, location, location!! Front porch with swing table rocking chairs, back porch with sitting area,dining area, rocking chairs & spectacular view, interior is very comfortable & family friendly & beautifully restored,nice area downstairs for kids of all ages to hang out Beds: twin built-in futons, rec room/ extra bedroom, queen sleeper sofa, Kitchen: very well equipped kitchen, stainless steel countertops, lobster pot Other Amenities: reading library, beach toys and umbrella, beach chairs, rafts, kayaks, lifejackets, boogie boards, picnic table...moreless


  • Foosball
  • Games:

    puzzles, board game, cards, art supplies...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Best view on Wrightsville Beach - seriously! Wait until you experience our sunsets & dolphin show!...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    This is the perfect soundside sandy beach. great for kids & adult water activities...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    2systems - upper & lower ...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens provided - from Cozy Blankets to Beach towels!...moreless

  • Living Room:

    open living room/dining area...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    room for 3 cars ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    printer on site...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    drip pot and french press coffee bean grinder ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything & more!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    well appointed with many cooking dishes & serving dishes for serving families & beach entertaining ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Viking Gas Range Stainless Steel Countertops Well appointed Small but efficient ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    extra refrigerator for drinks etc in downstairs...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Upper deck has optional awning for those afternoon naps! Lower porch has a hammock on soundside...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden:

    soundside yard & sandy beach...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A great stainless steel Carolina Gas Grill and a Weber Charcoal Grill...moreless



Write a review 5
from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 30 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • CLEANING $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13%



Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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surfing,kiteboarding, standup paddleboarding, ocean kayaking, dolphin viewing, walking 'the loop',participate in local sporting events such as triathlons, 5k - its all close by or at the front door, spectacular sunsets - RELAXATION,RESTORATION & RECREATION!!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: My children grew up enjoying this beach house. As they grew up & moved on to college we began to share this special place. We love this house and spend time here every opportunity.We have wonderful memories made here & you will too.

Why the Owner Chose Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA:
My husband grew up on Wrightsville Sound & knew this was the perfect location for his family. When the property became available he lovingly restored it & we have enjoyed every minute spent here since!We are from Wrightsville Beach &knew this was the perfect location. No matter how busy or hectic a summer day is at Wrightsville Beach, when you walk out to the porch overlooking the sound, it is quiet peaceful & absolutely stunning. Watching the tide rise & fall & expose all of its beauty is an extraordinary experience. Rise early & walk the beach, go for a bike ride, a kayak excursion or walk the loop - its all right here. Peaceful & serene but plenty of activity.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We enjoy everything this location has to offer: swimming, surfing, kayaking, observing nature, reading, walking on the beach or loop,tennis at WB Park,biking,great meals at sunset on the outside porch, walking or biking downtown WB for an evening ice cream - its all so convenient & great fun

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/17/2016

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  • Soundside Porch

    Soundside Porch

  • Dining Area - just in case you decide to come inside!

    Dining Area - just in case you decide to come inside!

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Soundfront beach with kayaks

    Soundfront beach with kayaks

  • Kitchen- Viking Range, Stainless Countertops - well equipped

    Kitchen- Viking Range, Stainless Countertops - well equipped

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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