Ocean-View, Family-Friendly, Walking Access to Charming Town and Marina(50 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
4 bedroom, 3.5 bath with ocean views
Enjoy your Master Bedroom with private bath. Indulge in your European steam shower and marble-tiled, dual-head shower spa. Your separate media room comes equipped with a 42' flat screen TV with Apple TV, a Wii and Wii Fit for gaming enthusiasts, and built-in, custom-carpeted, stadium seating for enjoying with family and friends! Besides enjoying a game, Blue Ray DVD, or your own movies and music via apps like Netflix and iTunes, feel free to enjoy a book, play a board game, or pass an afternoon on the second story outdoor seating area watching the sail and power boats explore the coast. Your custom kitchen, part of a recent hundred thousand dollar renovation, waits just inside, where you can fix anything from French 75's to a pitcher of frozen margaritas-- or gourmet cook to your hearts content-- while drinking in the visual beauty of the Carolina coast or listening to shore birds and the clinking of the ships' rigging... Downstairs, one bedroom is perfect for young children with its two day beds, comfortingly enclosed on three sides. Two roll-out trundles are great for siblings. Or, the bedroom can be put to good use by single friends maximizing space on vacation! Enjoy the back porch swing and two bathrooms from which to choose: one with a custom, marble-tiled shower enclosure with its own water-heater to ensure endless showers or another with a Jacuzzi jetted-tub large enough for couples or young children and their friends! A second bedroom is perfect for couples or siblings with its full-size, handmade solid pine daybed with full-size, roll-out trundle. Both bedrooms also feature sail chairs--comfortable and nearly indestructible-- made locally from up-cycled, racing-grade, boat sail!. The third bedroom, with full-size bed, antique side table and blanket chest, is well-suited to grandparents or another couple. It is also the location of the wireless router which affords high speed internet throughout the home. Your upstairs custom kitchen has bar seating as well as a more formal dining area for eight. In addition to typical amenities, enjoy your Keurig, espresso maker, charcoal grill, and atypical cookware including a pressure cooker favored in many cuban dishes. You'll also find your kitchen basics fully stocked on arrival-- we do ask that you replenish what you use and we welcome suggestions on what you'd like to see added in the future. Outside, enjoy croquet in your yard, stroll through the picturesque neighborhood, or take a swim or a suntan in the in-ground pool. If exploring's your passion, the marina, coastal walk, and historic Southport are just down the street. If bar-life or food are your passions, stroll to six right on the water-- and don't be surprised to watch dolphins play while you eat (or drink!). Jump on your bikes or walk a little farther for the shopping or antiquing which brings day trippers down from Wilmington, Oak Island, or Bald Head. Terrific beaches are easily accessible by car and/or ferry, ranging from minutes on neighboring Oak Island to 30 minutes or so for Wilmington area destinations. Or, with an additional security deposit, fee, and proof of boating experience, use your 19' Grady White with a Yamaha 150, berthed within eyesight of your home, and the entire coast is your playground! Pack a picnic and Pelican Island can be your private beach, and is a 5-minute boat-ride away. Visit Bald Head Island and its miles of pristine beaches, including terrific body-surfing and surfing breaks. Boat the Intracoastal and stop for lunch, dinner, or drinks, wherever you fancy! If golf's your passion, St James Plantation is right around the corner by boat or car. Original art throughout including works by local artists and the Georgia-based, Sandra Sacco. Custom ceiling fans throughout.
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Member since: 2013
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 13
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 12-13
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
- Music Library:
- Video Games:
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
Explore too many antique shops to count, relax with a book and your espresso drink of choice at Moore Street Market, poke through clothing shops, pick up a souvenir t-shirt, or enjoy fine local dining...moreless
- Near The Ocean
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Cleaning Fee $120 + tax
- Tax Rate 10.75%
$400 deposit required to hold reservation.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Welcome to your vacation home, situated along the shores of the Cape Fear River and the Intracoastal Waterway, at the river's mouth of the Atlantic Ocean. You've seen Southport in little screen productions including 'Revenge' and 'Dawson's Creek', and big screen features including 'I know What You Did Last Summer', 'Nights in Rodanthe', and 'Safe Heaven'. Come enjoy this picturesque town, founded in 1792, yet still retaining its 'fishing village charm.' Find quiet, restaurants even a foodie would enjoy such as quiet romantic gems like The Pharmacy-- or embrace the bustle and fresh local seafood of Mr. P's-- or grab drinks and dinner on the water, listening to live local bands at Fishy Fishy-- or dine in, feasting on seafood from Potters, Clems, or Haag & Sons, pulled from the waters you see from your vacation home... Enjoy major events such as The North Carolina Fourth of July Festival, the 29th Annual Spring Festival, the 7th Annual Bay Creek Classic Benefit Flounder Tournament, the 5th Annual Southport Wooden Boat Show, or the U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament. Or come on a quiet night or weekend... No need for a car once you arrive, either. Our semi-private pool is a walk across the street. Four waterfront bars and restaurants are 5 minutes away by foot. Downtown shops and restaurants are less than 10 minutes away by foot. Or, ride one of our old-style bikes and whittle your travel time in half... If you choose to, contact us about the use of our 19' Grady White 180 Sportsman. Equiped with a Yamaha 150 HP, GPS and Sonar, and a Fusion sound system, you can sink your toes and beach comb in the pristine sands of Pellican Island in 5 minutes, explore exclusive Bald Head Island in 15 minutes, accept the challenge of off-shore fishing within 30 minutes, or meander the intracoastal stopping to dine in marinas or drop anchor where the mood takes you... On rainy days, relax at home with two flat screen TVs, Apple TV, a Blue Ray player, gaming on your Wii, dabble with a puzzle, or listen to the rain fall on your tin roof from your covered balcony or front porch. Or, explore downtown and sift through countless antique shops, artist show rooms, restaurants and bars. And if the mood strikes you, remember one of Southport's slogans 'we don't have a town drunk; we all just take turns'!
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: Carrie first glimpsed picturesque Southport while boating, enroute to attend a fairy-tale wedding on nearby Bald Head Island. It was a few years before she and I could make it a reality, but it's been every bit worth the wait! We take great pleasure in welcoming you, and we hope you'll enjoy making our family home part of your family, year after year. Welcome.
Why the Owner Chose Southport, NC, USA:
Our family fell in love with this home, literally from the moment we saw it! Our kids compared the Key West colors to Candyland, Carrie loved the antiquing, and we both loved the uniqueness of Southport! Despite living and vacationing in destination locales such as Nantucket Island, MA, Kiawah Island, SC, the Hamptons in New York, and all around Southern California, we have found ways Southport equals or exceeds them all--and we're still discovering new things every time we visit! Come explore, and let us know what you find!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
If you fall in love with Crazy Birds as we did-- or have some experiences too memorable to forget-- leave a photo! Every year we plan to frame and mount a sample of these, and feature them throughout. So, all together, we'll make Crazy Birds part of our family history!
- Primary: +1 3478344912 Patrick
- Secondary: +1 9105805534 Carrie
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Welcome to Crazy Birds in Marina Village, Southport, NC!
Pelican Island's great for meeting more of your neighbors, beachcombing, or...
Your seafood market, Potter's, just steps away, as seen from the water
Some of your neighbors-- we see them almost daily!
Fishy Fishy, one of six waterfront bars/restaurants just a short walk away!
Your view--from kitchen, balcony, porch, or bed room...
Your front bedroom, with plantation-style doors and shutters, antique chest...
The gazebo and start of the Waterfront Park, from the water
Live Oaks, another quintessential part of Southport
Early morning, and early evening, are magical on the water...
Waterfront drinking-- for many, another quintessential part of Southport!
Your front porch
Your open, gourmet kitchen--water-views and Quartz countertops included...
Your foyer-- note the bronze statue, it's part of how we got our name!
Your master bedroom with king-size, custom platform bed and oak floors
Your master bathroom European steam shower with custom marble enclosure
One of Southport's unforgettable sunsets, in your marina...
Another unforgettable sunset, on the walk to Waterfront Park
Sunset table, every night, at Fishy Fishy
Walking to one of the 6 waterfront watering holes--good thing you can walk home!
Southport sunsets-- they never grow old
Your semi-private pool-- the outdoor shower's just around the corner...
Your 18' Grady White-- with Yamaha 150, Garmin GPS, Fusion Stereo, and...freedom
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017
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