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BOOK NOW.....for your Spring & Summer Get-a-Way at Our Dog-Friendly Cottage!!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath, Sleeps 6

Experience the island charm of Sunset Beach in this newly remodeled beach cottage --JUST ADD WATER. This 2nd row home was completely updated in 2013 with all modern amenities, but it still retains its bungalow feel.

Inside you will find a bright, cheery and comfortable atmosphere - perfect for unwinding at the beach! The whole house was remodeled including a new kitchen. It is conveniently located across from a handicap beach access.

After a day of sun and fun, wash off your sandy feet in the spacious outdoor shower---with hot & cold running water. Enjoy a family dinner or a cold drink while watching the sunset from One of our 3 OUTDOOR spaces: Ocean-facing screened-in porch (with rocking chairs and chaise lounges), OR large outdoor back deck OR upstairs Widow's walk.

This home is dog friendly - so bring your best friend! Pet gates have been installed at each deck entrance.

Please note our house amenities include WiFi; Cable TV; DVDs and Stereo with CD Player. Also included for use during your stay are beach cart, beach chairs and a cooler.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

Why jan chose Sunset Beach

Our family has been vacationing at Sunset Beach for the past 30 years. It has been our favorite retreat from the 'Outside' world. It is our little 'Slice of Heaven.'

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Just Add Water" is a perfect name for this house. The house had everything that you could possibly need. We loved our time here and hope we can visit again!
Aug 2013
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Sunset Beach is the southern most barrier island in Brunswick county. It is a quiet island, which is not commercialized--we do have an island market, a surf shop and an ice cream shop. It is a family-oriented beach. Bird Island is an undeveloped barrier island, is now the state’s 10th coastal reserve. It is located on the West end of Sunset Beach and is a 25 minute walk from the home.


Sunset Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Hot/Cold water
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Grab bars have been installed in both Shower/Toilet areas. New 'right-height' toilets have been installed.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Outside sink with cleaning counter


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Repeat customer. Always enjoy our stay

  • 5 of 5

We have been visiting Sunset Beach for 5 years now, and have stayed in the Just Add Water Home three times. It is our favorite home. Love the beds, the linens, the walk across the street to the 3rd street beach access, the screened in porch, the L-shaped sofa - it is adorable. Our dogs love it too!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful beach cottage, great weather and our sons beach wedding was perfect.

  • 5 of 5

I love this beach cottage. It is just the right size, right decor, and so comfortable! The beach is amazing. My son. Proposed to his girlfriend last year there. They were married on the beach here during this stay. Perfect setting for love and romance!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great week at the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Cute little beach cottage!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay in our cottage! We do try to keep our décor updated and fresh so that families such as yours will continue to return year after year..... ! Take care -- jan
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Beautiful, clean and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

'Just Add Water' was a wonderful place to stay for a week at the beach- the home is obviously well maintained and the proximity to beach access can't be beat! Thanks for a great week!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Emily, thank you for your review of our beach cottage. We certainly do try to maintain and exceed our own high standards that our customers have come to expect. And thank you for mentioning this. We are delighted to learn that you and your family had a good vacation. Carole
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Charlotte, North Carolina US

Cute Beach House! Perfect for your dog!

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed staying here this summer. Love the screened porch and the wrap around deck ! It was a perfect place for our dog to run around . The owner is very responsive and the house has everything you might need for your beach stay. We love Sunset Beach!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay! Having a morning cup of coffee on the screened-in porch and listening to the ocean waves -- we agree! -- it's a wonderful way to start your beach day! .... and that's why we love Sunset Beach TOO!
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Asheville, NC


  • 5 of 5

Great location. Well thought out amenities with everything needed and then some to offer comfort and relaxation.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review. We're always so happy to hear that our guests are comfortable in our home -- it's the ultimate compliment! We hope you and your family are able to find your way back to Sunset Beach for another relaxing vacation -- jan
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $300
Housekeeping @ Departure $80
Tax Rate 12.75%

During the Value, Fall and Off-Seasons, there is a 4-night stay minimum. The N.C. state sales tax (6.75%) and the local occupancy tax (6%). Tax rates are subject to change during the course of the year.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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