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Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedroom, 2 bath home just steps away from ocean and Bird Island.

'Unforgettable' beach cottage is a beautifully decorated and updated 4 bedroom 2 bath house. We are located on the desirable west end of the island only four houses back from ocean front! You can see the beach access from our cottage. It is shown in one of our pictures taken from our cottage. It is not so crowded here on the west end. We are not near the crowded pier area where all the people come from town to park and go to the beach. We have just completed our new high rise deck with wonderful views of the ocean, sunset and sunrise. We have also added a gate with a lock on it for safety. We have one of the few cottages that has a paved driveway which is great for the kids feet! We have a large area under cottage to relax in the chairs or for kids to run around. Our cottage has high end furniture, designer bedding and quality mattresses to make sure you wake up feeling great after a good night sleep. The kitchen is fully stocked so that you can prepare quick snacks for the beach or a gourmet meal. There are ceiling fans throughout to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Each bedroom has its own TV and DVR and there is also a TV and DVR in the den area. If you prefer to be outside, you can enjoy a cup of coffee and watch the sunrise on our screened front porch, complete with rocking chairs and picnic table, or have a cold drink and watch the sunset off the back deck.

Outside we have a large shower and changing area, two picnic tables, paved driveway, a fenced back yard and gas grill.

This beach rental allows you to check in Sunday and depart Sunday. We think this really helps with all the traffic on the highway and it is not so crowed at the grocery stores. It also gives you a day to pack if you work. We hope this will work for you.

Sunset Beach is located on the southernmost barrier island on the North Carolina coastline. It is a peaceful three mile long island with wide powdery white sand beaches that is unspoiled by commercial development. Sunset Beach is widely viewed as one of the cleanest, family oriented beaches on the east coast. Its white sandy beaches are a great place to sunbathe, walk, ride a bike, jog or just sit and relax while watching the boats and the dolphins come and go. Bird Island is also located on the west end of the island. Bird Island is a pristine, undeveloped 1300 acre state preserve that is home to loggerhead turtles and the Purple Sandpiper found only on Bird Island. This end of the beach is very spacious, quiet and peaceful and provides absolutely stunning unobstructed views of the ocean, marsh and the beautiful sunsets for which Sunset is known.

Sunset is centrally located providing easy access to Calabash, 'The Seafood Capital of the World', just two miles away, where you can feast on the local seafood, buy fresh shrimp off of one of the shrimp boats or charter a boat and catch your own dinner. North Myrtle Beach is just 15 miles away, Myrtle Beach 25 miles away and historic Wilmington is approximately 45 miles away. You can catch a world class show in one of the many theaters in Myrtle Beach or you can tour a battleship in Wilmington. For the shopper there are endless opportunities including Barefoot Landing, Broadway at the Beach and two Tanger Outlet centers. If golfing is your thing the area is also considered the 'Golf Capital of the World'. Sea Trail, The Thistle, Lions Paw, Tigers Eye, Panthers Run, Crow Creek, Oyster Bay, The Pearl and Sandpiper are just some of the courses within 15 minutes of Sunset Beach.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2018

About The Owner

We have been coming to sunset beach for 28 years and finally we have an 'unforgettable' cottage of our own. We love to be at Sunset every chance we get but unfortunately we can't use it all the time so you are in luck. We are busy with two kids in sports, boy scouts and other activities. We hope you can enjoy it some too.


Sunset Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , tv and dvd in room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Double Bunk bed top/ double futon bed/sofa with tv & dvd
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , tv in bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , tv
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.93617 based on 47 reviews

Cute beach home

  • 4 of 5

House gives you the beach feeling with decor and room colors. Showers are great, inside and outside. Restaurants around area are really good. Had a nice time.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Our first time renting through VRBO & it couldn’t have been better. Owner was wonderful to work with, house was exactly as described, & Sunset Beach is the perfect place to relax & enjoy the beach! Would love to return!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Augusta SC

Clean and suited our needs

  • 4 of 5

This home is good for a small family to spend a week at the beach. We were pleased to find that the kitchen had been updated and included a dishwasher as well as new fridge and stove/oven. The sink was also a very nice farmhouse style sink and the counter space was accommodating. The living room has very comfortable furniture to lie around on after you exhaust yourself at the beach. One thing I want to highlight about this place is that it was very clean and I have high standards regarding cleanliness. Whomever cleans this place knows how to clean! The decor is pretty and not cluttered, which I appreciated. It also has a very nice screened front porch with rocking chairs and a picnic table. There is an awesome rooftop sitting area where you can see the ocean and look over the pretty view of colorful Sunset beach. I would tell you that you need to be able to go up and down stairs. The area under the house is great for covering your vehicles as well as bicycles and kayaks but make sure you bring locks. We enjoyed it.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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denver, nc usa

So many wonderful things to say about this rental!

  • 5 of 5

There are many wonderful things to say about this rental! The house was very clean and well maintained. The short walk (basically across the street) to the beautiful boardwalk lined with greenery, flowers, and blackberries was a beautiful beginning and then ended at the beach. Walking to our right, there were sand dunes on one side and beach on the other.

We were able to drive to restaurants once a day and cook as needed for the other meals. We found ourselves mostly hanging around the house with its screened in porch, high roost bench to view the beach, and plenty of table space underneath for dining outside in the rain if needed :) Tonya was very helpful with any questions we had and quickly responded as needed. We hope to return for more family time together in the years to come.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern VA

Beautiful place! Beautiful beach!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place! We had a great time at Sunset Beach and the house was everything we expected. Very well maintained and very well accommodated. Tonya was terrific in responding to our questions about the place and the local attractions. Can rate her and the place high enough.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy by the sea

  • 5 of 5

Best booking experience ever! Tonya was very personable and accommodating. The house was clean and cozy. The beach access was a short distance away. Calabash, a family favorite destination for seafood, was a short drive. Just what we needed, relaxation and fun by all!

Tonya, thank you for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350

The week of July 4th is an additional $100.
July 2015 rates is 1595 per week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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