Welcome to your home away from home! Located on the pristine tidal waters of Pages Creek (ICW and Figure Eight Island views) where you have 24-hour direct water access to your private dock. The house is located in a family and pet friendly neighborhood and can sleep 7 comfortably. For more than 7 guest, we have various size air mattresses including a youth air mattress available when booking request is made.
Serenity Cottage is conveniently accessable to UNCW (6 miles), Wrightsville Beach boat ramp (7 miles), Mayfaire Towne Center, IMAX and groceries (3 miles) downtown Wilmington and the airport (10 miles), USS Battleship (12 miles) and only 6 nautical miles to Wrightsville Beach bridge and restaurants, 1 nautical mile to Figure Eight Island bridge.
***Boat, Dock, Deck Information:
Serenity Cottage has a Private pier, dock, with views and direct access to the IntraCoastalWaterway (ICW) and Figure Eight Island ( photo illustrating boat directions), fish scaling station, shower and floating dock for the lessee's use. We do not rent slip space to other boater's or require additional slip rent...
The owners may have two boats moored on the floating dock, please do not access or remove items - nonetheless, there is ample room for swimming (swim ladder on each side of dock) and other water activities including your 24’ dock space. Our son Pryor and wife Megan will access the dock to procure their boat but will not impose.
Enjoy the colors of the sunrise and sunset while sitting on the dock. Watch the boats as they travel North and South on the ICW.
Do not enter or allow your dog to enter water on left side of pier (facing the water from house deck)- due to oyster beds which are protected by CAMA. Watch tide clock (30 minutes behind Wrightsville Beach) and always use the buddy system as this is a tidal creek.
Personal powerboat is available from our friends at nearby Entropy Boat Rentals as well as other water related toys.
***Things To Do: Enjoy all water related activities (Photos) as well as previous guest have also enjoyed swimming (tides), marsh search on low tide, fishing from the dock, crabbing and clam digging. You can also bird watch, walk, bicycle and jog or simply read a book.
The house sits on an acre of land so set up the corn hole, badminton set, lawn darts, kam jam or play with the assortment of balls which are provided for your enjoyment. These items are beside the carport in a container.
A dock cart, cooler, and beach chairs, beach umbrella are also in this area. There is a pull behind beach chair under the shed overhang.
On the 1/2 acre back lot, you can park your boat trailer and or have a game of touch football.
Spacious open plan provides the perfect entertaining space and enables you to enjoy the beauty of the water while inside.
All living room chairs swivel allowing you to maximize the view. The recliner also rocks.
4- LCD flat screen TV's located throughout the house. The main floor master has a Smart TV and the twin bedroom does not have satellite but has an antennae. Whole house TWC WiFi is available as well as surround sound in the living kitchen area.
Kitchen bar can accommodate 7 bar stools. We keep 5 at the bar but can add according to need. We also have an indoor black card table with 4 yellow chairs for guest that enjoy table dining, puzzling and or games. The chairs are located in bedrooms and the ensuite. This table is under the bunk bed.
An outdoor fold open table is also under the bunk bed.
A custom table with a bench to enjoy water view dining is located under the triple windows. It should seat 3 children or 2 adults.
***Children are Welcome:
We welcome children and have appropriate games, toys, movies as well as child appropriate utensils. Items you may request upon booking include (table and chairs, changing pad, umbrella stroller)
***Your dog is also our guest:
For your dog, we have a open weave fenced in yard with motion lights, dog door access into ensuite as well as bowls, gate (located behind the front door) - can be used on deck as well as to divide bath from bedroom. Please bring the gate inside as it is not waterproof.
***Fenced in area of the yard - Under the Shed, you will find the pull behind beach chair and hanging on fence near the back door, you will find a poop scoop.
***Deck and Carport:
The deck off the cottage gives you a true outdoor respite where you can simultaneously fire up a gas grill or light up the coals. Beside the grill is the spare tank of propane. Enjoy your outdoor dining on the picnic table. While you await your dinner, watch and listen to the birds as they serenade you with their songs of contentment. Bird food is located at base of deck steps and cooler for water is on the deck.
For ease of mobility, there are 4 fold up chairs.
The carport is located beside the house which allows entrance to kitchen as well as water view seating. A shucking dining table is located at the end of the carport. These tables are for stand up dining.
Game storage box is in this area beside the house as well as beach chairs, shade tent, crabbinb equipment, dock cart, boogie board.
As the sky darkens step down to prepare the family S'mores over the fire pit or simply cuddle on the swing as you listen to the crackling wood. Benches and a fold up aluminum table with 4 stools (I have not checked but according to documentation, the maximum weight limit per stool is 220#). All near the water's edge.
Whether staying for a few nights, a week or an extended stay, come enjoy time with your family and friends viewing the most spectacular sunrises and sunsets while enjoying your morning or evening beverage of choice. Watch the plethora of wildlife and an occasional porpoise leisurely swimming by the dock. You can be as active as you want or simply sit back and savor your "aha moment", while you totally recharge. Serenity Cottage is a great place for you to unwind and leave the world behind.
***Exploring the Area:
If you are a traveler that enjoys exploring, you have definitely chosen the right place to hang your cap or bonnet.... Serenity Cottage is conveniently located. Information is at top of page as well as a categorized teal information notebook located beside the kitchen door to help you plan your excursions. Everyone can enjoy their dream vacation. It truly is the best of both worlds – tranquility with easy accessibility...
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***Extended Stay Rentals are welcome:
Monthly rentals are welcome during off season months. No occupancy tax charged for 90 days or longer rentals. Additional fees include cleaning, deposit, and some utilities ( if more than 30 days), and dog fee. Please read the contract. References or past guest as well as a valid ID are required. Thank You!
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***Please check our availability calendar: we keep it up to date; however, even if date is shaded reach out. Sometimes mishaps happen...
While enjoying your stay at Serenity Cottage, owners and their family may access their watercraft from the dock but will not intrude on your stay...