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Steps to the ocean on OKI!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

2 BR, 1BA Cottage

This cottage is directly across from beach access. You can't get any closer without being beachfront!

Turtle Trail 1 has been extensively renovated, is has a clean and fresh look!

Enjoy a quiet evening on the screened in front porch or just walk to the beach.

This unit is immediately adjacent to VRBO #468172 which can be rented along with this unit for a larger family vacation.

Come enjoy the quiet family/pet friendly beach of Oak Island.

Winter rental available from Sept - May.

Tom Hayes
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Steps to the ocean on OKI!
average rating of 4.451613 based on 31 reviews

Quaint and Charming!

  • 5 of 5

Sept/Oct. What a delightful vacation at Turtle Trail l

We loved this darling little rustic craftsman style cottage that sports lots of character. We enjoyed wonderful ocean view from the front room and on occasional lazy mornings from queen bedroom. There's a comfy 2nd bedroom with washer dryer unit tucked in the closet. There is a natural wood upper loft with twin beds. Perfect for our grandsons. This cute little get away really has it all with a/c , ceiling fans in every room, a fully equipt kitchen, a screened front porch, an outside deck with furnishings and a large gas grill.

We were especially drawn to this charming cottage because the owner truly is pet friendly. With our three girls being family we were seeking a place where our dogs would be welcome. We were thrilled to learn that Oak Island is also dog friendly and allows pupsters on the beachfront on leash. These special treats are hard to find and mean so much to those of us who love our pets.

What a perfect location We just stepped across the road to the sandy beach access for lots of fun filled days in the sun. We loved the quiet feel of the island life here on Oak Island with lots of friendly folks and plenty quaint neighbouring villages. Lots to do and unique little shops along the way. Of course if you feel like eating out there is a plethora of wonderful restaurants to enjoy. We especially enjoyed Island Way, Turtle Island and Little Bits for the best hamburgers. We also bought the absolute best seafood from Haag & Sons Seafood Market.

The owner Tom has been a blessing. He met all of our needs promptly and without hesitation. He was genuinely concerned about our comfort and made our stay extra special.

We hate to leave. Even our girls look sad. We will certainly miss the wonderful ocean view while sipping our early morning coffee on the front porch with the girls lying at our feet. We hope to be back again soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

Can't beat the location, right across the street from the beach. Great section of the island too, walking distance to the pier but still not crowded at all. The owner was very responsive before, during, and after our rental.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Everything went really well on our stay. House is cozy and the beach is right across the street. You can sit on the porch a night hair hear the ocean! We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach heaven

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay and look forward to staying again and again!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay on Oak Island

  • 5 of 5

This little cottage was perfect for our family of 4 and 2 dogs. It was so convenient to the beach with public access right across the street. It was great to be able to sit out on the screened in porch with our dogs and see, hear, smell and feel the ocean breeze. I would definitely return again.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location- we had a wonderful time

  • 4 of 5

The property was nice and the location is fantastic. The unit was under renovation so some details need to be done, but I general it was good.

The enclosed porch needs some work, but we enjoy it.

The owner is very nice, we lost Wi-Fi connection for a few hours and he came to fix it.

I would defiantly book it again.... so it was good.

Thank you Tom for your hospitality.


  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mirta. Glad you enjoyed your time here! Tom
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Rates & Availability

Oak Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 1 2017 - Jun 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 11 2017 - Aug 5 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Aug 6 2017 - Sep 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 13.0%

Summer rentals of less than full weeks are subject to approval.

Rentals less than 3 nights require $50 cleaning fee.

Pets allowed with $75 fee.

Check in 3:00pm
Check out 10:00am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Oak Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Loft area - limited ceiling height. Best for kids.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
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