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Duffy's Dock House with deep water fishing pier

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,576 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom with deep water fishing pier

This house is an absolute gem! Nestled on a private waterfront lot, this three-bedroom home is just a quick five-minute scenic walk (paved sidewalk) from the recently-renourished beaches of Oak Island. Duffy's Dock House's new owners have lovingly redecorated with your perfect vacation in mind!

Duffy's Dock House is waiting to help you create a relaxing vacation full of cherished memories. Watch the sunrise on the fishing pier as the tide flows in and out. Launch the kayaks from the dock and explore the quiet, serene, wildlife-filled Davis Creek. Use the crabpot to catch your dinner. Enjoy yourself under the shady oaks of the large grassy backyard. Take a cruise around the island on one of the owner-provided beach bikes. Load up the beach cart and stroll over the tidal creek to the beautiful beach or try your hand at surf fishing. Wash the sand from your feet in the private, outdoor hot-water shower. Put an umbrella in your drink and grab a book as you relax on the shady backporch. Whip up a gourmet meal in the well-stocked kitchen or grill out on the backyard deck. Take a family portrait on the dock with Davis Creek stretching behind you. For a rainy day, Duffy's Dock House comes equipped with plenty of games, puzzles, and books to keep the whole family entertained. If that is not enough, then take a short drive to historic Southport to visit museums, art galleries, historic homes and then dine in one of Southport's many excellent restaurants. For day trips, historic downtown Wilmington is only 40 minutes, Myrtle Beach is an easy 1 hour drive or take a scenic ferry ride to exclusive Bald Head Island. A convenience store sits just one block away on the way to the beach.

With plenty of room to spread out or get together for a family dinner, Duffy's Dock House is truly a great family vacation home. The beaches of Oak Island are waiting for you...

Master bedroom = 1 Queen + full bath

Bedroom 2 = 1 Queen,

Bedroom 3 = 2 twin (bunks), + twin day bed with twin trundle (rises up to make a queen)

sun room (air conditioned) = queen air mattress

(Some pictures haven't been updated to reflect new furniture.)

Keywords: Dog friendly House with private deep water dock

More Details

Owner
Rebecca Duffy Bush
Member since: 2006
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 a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Rebecca Duffy Bush

We have a huge family and cherish our beach vacations. We are so happy to be able to provide your family a place to make your very own vacation memories.

Rebecca Duffy Bush purchased this house in 2012

What makes this house unique

Two kayaks and great fishing at your back door.

Amenities

Long Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1576 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom Queen Turtle Room, Queen Surf Room, 2 bunk beds sleeps 4 Sun porch can sleep 2 with a full size mattress and box spring. Mattress located in Master bedroom closet and has to be set up. (1) small crib available and pack and play here too.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
You are welcome to bring your boat. We have a 12 foot floating dock. At dead low tide the bow of the boat may rest on the mud while the opposite end will not. I recommend nothing larger than 18ft flat bottom skiff. If you are not familiar with the creek it can be tricky to navigate at low tide. Ask me about bringing your boat for more details!!!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

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Duffy's Dock House with deep water fishing pier
average rating of 4.4736843 based on 38 reviews
5

A perfect location and perfect home

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect house for our getaway. Two small families fit easily into this spacious home. Very short walk to beach. Beautiful dock on the water. Thanks

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Christmas at the beach

  • 4 of 5

Cute home, great layout with a lot of space. Definitely a laid-back beach house, great for small kids. Grandson loved the toy stocked closet.

This was the year for cold, wet weather at Oak Island during Christmas, stayed in and played games. Well stocked with cards and games.

Bring sheets and towels and a small box that includes soap, detergent, dish soap, dishwasher packets, paper towels, salt, sugar and cooking spices of your liking. Small store close by for things you forgot.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kingsport
5

Enjoyed it

  • 5 of 5

Was clean and had everything we needed. Hope to stay again. Really enjoyed house.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Raeford, NC
4

Great place to stay on Oak Island!!

  • 4 of 5

I was happy with the property, as was the other ladies! We had a wonderful girls weekend catching up. Backyard and deck were great, and we spent most of our time in the sunroom! Only downside I found was spiderwebs in every corner of every room. The bathrooms were really clean and overall it was a wonderful trip!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful, exactly as described!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here, we can tell that the owners have put a lot.of thought and effort into ensuring that the home is welcoming for beach travelers. Loved riding bikes around the island, fishing off the dock and hanging out at the house - playing a board game after long beach days!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbia, South Carolina
4

Relaxing

  • 4 of 5

Good location, close to beach and right on creek.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
ILM
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Southport
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Oak Island
Car: necessary

moped, golf cart, and scooter rentals

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $105
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

I enjoy making our home available for other people and families to use. I try my best to respond to inquiries in timely manner but I also have a day job and I travel for work quite a bit so I can not always respond right away, especially on weekends. I also do my best to return deposits in a timely manner but welcome reminders by email that a deposit is due.

Our pet fee is based on length of stay. The default is set to $100 for weekly rentals. It is $50.00 for two nights, $75.00 for 3-4 nights and $100 for 5 to 7 nights. If more than one week the fee maybe more. Make sure I reset your quote if you are only staying a few nights or more than one week. We love being pet friendly as we our dog lovers and hate to leave our companions behind; especially when we have to pay where they do not want to be. You may bring up to 2 dogs. We do not allow cats because of allergies.

The cleaning fee is based from 2-7 nights and maybe more beyond one week. Generally, each additional week will be additional $100 except for monthly rentals which will be quoted pending on the length of time and season.

All in season rentals (June, July & August) are Saturday to Saturday (7 day minimum). Partial week rentals are available during the off season at the discretion of the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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