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Vacation "A World Away" from the normal on Bald Head Island!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, Sleeps 12

Call for Special for Open Summer Weeks! A World Away, located at 20 Captain Charlie's Court, is a fantastic oasis of stress-free vacationing! Located at the end of a semi-private cul-de-sac, this home boasts every amenity you need to escape the mundane world of the mainland and accomplish exactly what you come to Bald Head Island to do... RELAX!

This is a reverse floor plan vacation home, nestled in the lovely maritime forest, with great views of the Old Baldy Lighthouse from the upper deck and porch. You will also be within easy walking distance to the marina, restaurants and shops.

Located on the first floor is one of the home's two master suites as well as two more guest bedrooms, each with an en suite bathroom. The master suite on the lower level features a king bed with its own private bathroom. The first of the two guest rooms is a bunk room with two twin bunks and two double beds. The second bedroom features a queen bed. Both of these connect to an entertainment space that is equipped with a sleeper sofa (thus turning this into a possible fifth bedroom), a mini fridge, TV, games, a Sony PS2, a Wii, deck access and laundry facilities.

Upstairs is a modern, open, inviting great room featuring a cozy sitting area with fireplace. Look out the rounded living room window and see a perfect vision of the Old Baldy Lighthouse framed within. It is like living art! The updated kitchen offers sleek black granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and a wine rack. The dining area comfortably seats eight, with three additional seats available at the kitchen bar. Of course, you can also dine on the deck or screened porch!

There is another master bedroom and bathroom upstairs, proffering a king bed and private balcony. This master bathroom is artfully tiled and features dual sinks and a jetted tub.

Visitors to A World Away enjoy wireless internet as well as access to fishing rods and adult and youngster golf clubs. A BHI Club membership (w/ golf access) is included with the rental. For an additional fee, a Shoals Club membership may be obtained.

(2K, 1Q, 2BB with doubles and twins, 1 SS, Sleeps 12)

week only rentals Memorial through Labor Day

NOTE: TRAM SPACE IS LIMITED - PLEASE CALL TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS TO AND FROM THE ISLAND WHEN BOOKING. WWP IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR GETTING YOU TO AND FROM YOUR RENTAL HOME. CHECK OUT IS 10AM AND CHECK IN IS 4PM.

More Details

Property Manager
Owner/Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

This was our second time staying on the island. This house was amazing. Very clean and the floor plan was perfect for a family with smaller kids and teenagers. A gentleman came and introduced himself the first afternoon we were there and someone else stopped by later in the week and left us a note with their number in case we needed anything. We have rented beach houses at least once a year for the last 12 years and that has never happened. I was very impressed! The decor is fabulous and the kitchen was impressive. Great appliances and everything you would need! Loved this house and rental company. Will be staying in this house again and recommending Wendy Wilmot Properties!
Mar 2012
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Amenities

Bald Head Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 16:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 4.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 2 King beds, 1 Queen bed, 1 Sofa Bed bed, 2 Bunk beds, 2 Full beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis
Notes:
Bald Head Island Club Membership (w/ Golf), Shoals Club Membership (Additional Fee), 2 Golf Carts (4 & 6 seats)

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

Vacation "A World Away" from the normal on Bald Head Island!
average rating of 4.7674417 based on 45 reviews
5

July 2017 Stay

  • 5 of 5

We love this house and WWP rental company with the exception of the golf carts being slow and needing repairs at this home. We would def consider renting this home again if the carts are updated with new batteries. Thanks again for a great week.

The Stoners, Helms and Blommers

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Myrtle Beach, SC
5

Great Home for the Entire Family

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We had a beautiful week saying in this wonderful home. The extended family, which included six (6) adults and five (5) boys had plenty of room. Everyone had his or her space, and there was no waiting for the bathroom. Also, plenty of hot water. Wifi was more than adequate as we had little to no complaints from the boys who were constantly on their smart devices. The patios were great for relaxing with morning coffee or a late night cocktail. It was immaculately cleaned prior to our arrival. The starter kit of supplies was sufficient to get us through the first couple of days - certainly enough time to get to the market. There were several bikes for adults and kids. Additionally, while we did not use them, there were beach toys, coolers and beach chairs at our disposal. Additionally, the golf carts worked fine. Although the carts were a bit slow, they got us to where we were going. Do make sure to charge the golf carts whenever they are parked at the house as they will loose a charge transporting all around the island. We forgot to sufficiently charge the four seater twice and in each instance it lost charge on the way back from Shoals. Once was at night. When we called with any concerns, WWP was "jonny on the spot." We notified them of a couple of the patio doors "sticking" and maintenance was on it the next day. One of the golf cart charger's cords snapped - had a new charger early the next morning. Thoroughly impressed with WPP and this house.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbus, OH
5

A World Away

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Very good stay - thanks.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Raleigh, NC
5

Perfect House for Kids

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The house was very clean and in great condition. The bunk bed was perfect for the three boys and the house came with lots of games, video games and toys (we couldn't get the Wii to work, but didn't need it). We loved the location which was close to the ferry and the beach. The kids loved that we could see Old Baldy in one of the portholes.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is one rental home that has been so lovingly taken care of that it is a joy to be in....glad you enjoyed it! Look forward to seeing you again on BHI! F.A. McLeod Marketing, WWP
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Oak Island, NC
5

Very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We had a great experience at 'A World Away.' The location was very close to the marina and just a short trip to the beach. We had everything we needed in the house, as it was well stocked. Great experience!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cammie and Charles- So happy to hear A World Away gave you a great vacation experience. Hope you return to Bald Head soon and hope when you do you will let us serve you. F.A. McLeod, Marketing, WWP
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Clemmons, NC
5

Ideallic

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

There are two properties by this name on the island. Do not be deceived. #20 Captain Charlie's Court is the REAL 'A World Away' and here's why: For starters, WWP manages this island home and does so with grace, ever attentive to renters, even during the busy weeks of July. After 12 years of vacationing at Bald Head, we finally landed on the perfect property for our family of 10. For the first time we stayed near the harbor and were able to walk or bike to restaurants and Old Baldy. The downstairs bunkroom, living space and bath comprise the perfect suite for our four grandchildren. Two master suites downstairs accommodated our married children. A real plus was the master suite on the upper level because my husband and I are always the first to rise and start the coffee, which we enjoyed on both porches as we watched the sun rise and the day unfold under the watch of Old Baldy. WWP could not have been more attentive when we needed anything at all, which only happened twice. We have rented through other companies in the past but WWP really knows the island and actually wants renters to have an excellent vacation, which we did.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Trish and John- Your review made my day! Thank YOU! for your kind words and acknowledging how much we strive to help our guests. So glad this property worked so well for y'all.
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Something for everyone... Climb Old Baldy Lighthouse and see it all, visit the Maritime Museum, Conservancy, many activities across all ages throughout the year, stand up paddle boarding, golf cart & bike rentals, and much more! Before you book, call us at 910.470.000 to find out if there is a special package on this property and learn how you can save on your trip to Bald Head Island!!

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