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5 BR Oceanfront, Oak Island, NC Back To The Beach

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5 BRs/2 BA with outdoor enclosed/heated shower. Sunny, happy, cottage-like home!

How often can you feel the ocean mist tickle your toes while sitting on a covered porch, over looking the Atlantic? Or yell up your lunch order from the sand and know someone in the kitchen can hear it and tend to it perfectly? Well, it's not quite that good, but pretty darn close at Back to the Beach on Oak Island. Our sweet, sunny, happy home is literal steps from the back door to the water and the closeness to the ocean creates an unforgettable experience for those who make it their home while visiting Oak Island. Everything just seems easier; no dreaded long walk dragging your every need for the day through hot sand, no fighting over who has to go back to the house to refill the cooler. And when the day is done, you can go straight from the beach to the shower with our fully enclosed, heated water outdoor shower(because -who really wants to clean sand out of tubs while on vacation,anyway?!)

Back to the Beach is a short 0.2 of a mile from Middleton Road, which is the middle of the island. To the East is restaurants, shopping, ice cream and putt putt . To the West , marina, fishing, crabbing, and watching the sun set so close to you, you feel you could reach out and touch it. The beautiful, new Lowes grocery store on 211 is just minutes from our house! And if you arrive on Oak Island from 211 South, you can count on shaving 25 minutes off your drive by cutting 'Long Beach' in half because of the new Middleton bridge.

If relaxed, carefree days with family and friends is what you are looking for in your beach vacation this year, then look no more. Back to the Beach has you covered - from amenities, to comfort, to making memories that will last a lifetime, it's all a few clicks away! See more photos at 'Back to Beach' board on Pinterest!

Amenities: 5 Bedrooms/ 2 Baths: 1 King, 3 Queens, 3 Singles. 6 CCTVs, 3 DVD players, VCR, wireless internet access, ceiling fans throughout, booster seat, board games and puzzles, Enclosed outdoor shower w/ hot & cold, covered porch with rockers. Hammock located under ocean front deck for guests' enjoyment. Nightly rentals available w/ 3 night minimum off season only. 3 pets allowed. Direct Beach Access at foot of walkway from house to beach. SUNDAY TO SUNDAY weekly rentals.

More Details

Beth Bean
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Beth Bean

The owners of Back to the Beach are three families who love the Atlantic Coast and particularly love Oak Island with its simple charm and natural beauty. We all live within a couple of hours of each other, have been lifelong friends, and enjoy time together at Back to the Beach making lifelong memories.

Beth Bean purchased this house in 2010

Why Beth Bean chose Southern Coast

We vacationed on Oak Island for years and fell in love with it's simple, small town charm, affordability and beautiful, clear beaches. We love how the island offers a perfect mix of ocean/sand/salt air and marsh/oaks/pines. And we find something new to enjoy from all of the wildlife, natural scenery and activity that both sides of the island brings, every time we visit.

Oak Island is one of the most friendly places we have ever vacationed. The locals here love the renters and it shows! We enjoy not having to wait too long for a dinner reservation or fight traffic to get where we are going. It's a family style, casual beach that treats you like one of the family and yet it is close enough to Wilmington and Myrtle that if you want the things larger beach cities offer, they are easily within reach.

We love the history, restaurants and shopping in Southport. On the island there is golf, tennis, a skate park, natural areas and walking trails, marina with deep sea fishing - Oak Island truly has it all!

What makes this house unique

When we began looking for vacation properties, Back to the Beach was the first house the realtor showed us. We looked at each other and said 'This will be hard to beat.' Its sunny, happy, light-hearted feeling captivated us from the moment we walked in. And when we stepped onto the oceanfront deck and realized we could practically FEEL the ocean on our face - we were sold!

We love the layout of the home and how the whole main floor is a panoramic view of the ocean.The bedrooms are large and spacious. And being on West Beach close to Middleton and the new bridge is a top spot on the island!

But what do we love most? How exclusive the beachfront feels in front of our house! Maybe it is the empty lot to the right of ours that makes us feel like we scored our own private beach on Oak Island? We don't know. But when we are here, we really get a sense that we have gotten away from it all and this little piece of heaven is all ours!


Oak Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Heated Outdoor Enclosed Shower - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 Downstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower , Remodeled, tile and granite
    Bathroom 2 Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower , Remodeled, tile and granite
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 Master Downstairs - 1 king , East. Plasma tv.
    Bedroom 2 Downstairs - 1 queen , West. Plasma tv.
    Bedroom 3 Upstairs - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , West. Plasma tv.
    Bedroom 4 Upstairs - 1 queen , Northeast. Adjoins a full bath.Plasma tv.
    Bedroom 5 Upstairs - 2 twin/ single , Southeast. Plasma tv.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Please let us know if you are planning something special for your getaway and would like recommendations or concierge-like services. Check in information will be emailed to you two weeks before your arrival date.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

5 BR Oceanfront, Oak Island, NC Back To The Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 38 reviews

Great family vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

This house has the right combination of family-friendly features and nice extras to make a wonderful vacation week for our family. The location on the beach road is very convenient for trips to the store. The artwork and decor add a lot of character without being at all stuffy. Plenty of what we needed and then some. We hope to come back next summer, and the next . . . .

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We love this place!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. I cannot wait to come back next year!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Great week at Back To The Beach and Oak Island

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property and Oak Island(first time visiting here). It was great to be able to bring our two dogs to the beach and stay oceanfront. The house is very nice and you feel like you are on top of the beach. The house is very well equipped. I enjoyed getting up every morning and having a cup of coffee on the porch looking at the ocean. There is a great waffle iron and we made waffles most mornings. That was a nice touch. The West End point is a great place to go walk and enjoy a beautiful sunset. There is a nice dog park close by. The property owner is great to work with. We hope to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oak Ridge, TN

Wonderful beach house

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at Back to the Beach. The house is very comfortable and well equipped. I don't think there was a single item that we needed that was not provided. The television system is frustrating, but perhaps a more techie type person would not struggle as much as we did. We were never able to get any of the upstairs televisions to work at all. The weather did not cooperate at all, but we knew that going in mid March that might be a problem. Our group included six adults and three children and we did not feel crowded at all. I would definately stay there again!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Stayed there for 4 days with friends and had a great time.

  • 5 of 5

Location was right on the beach with wonderful views of both sunrises and sunsets. We found many great restaurants close by and many points of interest to explore. The Maritime Museum in nearby Southport was extremely interesting. The house was nicely furnished with all necessary amenities and plenty of room for everyone. The property was clean and neat. During warmer seasons for swimming, there is even a large enclosed outdoor shower with hot and cold running water. We were there in February, so swimming was not an option for us. Since the weather was a bit inclement at times, there is a nice long backporch with rocking chairs and tables overlooking the ocean and we spent much time watching the waves, seabirds, and off shore vessels. As an FYI, there is a computer app available that allows you to ID the various off shore vessels and what there function is which we all found facinating. We explored the town of nearby Southport and took the ferry over to Bald Head Island, rented a golf cart there, and further explored that island. Other than gaining a few extra pounds from all of the wonderful seafood restaurants we ate, it was a great get away. Be sure to check out Josephs Italian Bistro and Chophouse on Oak Island, and Oliver's in Southport. Both were top notch and 5 stars for seafood in our opinion. There we many other restaurants to choose from that I'm sure were very good, but these we the ones we personally experienced. You will not regret your stay here.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Durham NC

steps to the sand, ocean, lovely views, clean cozy house, with everything you need in kitchen

  • 5 of 5

two families with small kids + grandparents managed just fine. House feels larger than it is due to good layout. Views from dining and living room are magnificent. Right on the beach! DO bring noise machines - walls are thin and noise travels in house. Love that they provide sheets and towels. House is well stocked and cared for. We'll definitely come again.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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213 W. Beach Drive, Oak Island, NC. Our house is not far past Middleton Road - perfect location! West Beach, quiet, family area, but right in the middle of the island, where either side of the island is easy to get to. We have an empty lot beside us, so the beach is practically all ours. Access is literally at the bottom of our walkway. You will love how easy things are at Back to the Beach!


Rates & Availability

Oak Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 18 2017 - Aug 12 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 26 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 27 2017 - Oct 21 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Late Autumn/Winter
Oct 22 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
Mar 19 2018 - May 13 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.75%

Nov. 1 - March 31, 3 night minimum
April 1 - Oct. 31, 7 night minimum

You may pay a non-refundable $59 damage protection policy OR a $200 refundable damage deposit, if no damage to property or premises occurs. Please let us know if you prefer the $200 deposit, otherwise the policy will be included in the quote.

PETS ARE WELCOME: 3 dog max., $75 per dog.

All rates include linens and maid.

Damage protection is required for all reservations. This bills as $59 from a third party and is included in your first invoice. Optional is a fully refundable $200 policy, refunded within 48 hours if no damage to the premises occurs. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU PREFER THE $200 DAMAGE DEPOSIT, otherwise the $59 policy will be included by default.

We are unable to discount rates or offer fewer than the three night or seven night minimum. We are also unable to take personal checks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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