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Oceanfront Spectacular! Sailing

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Ocean Front Spectacular!

Exceptional ocean views await you in Sailing, a fabulous two-bedroom home located in the award-winning oceanfront community of Flora's Bluff.

Sailing is a two-bedroom, reverse floor plan cottage centrally located to all of the island's amenities. Both bedrooms have access to ocean front porches. The living room, kitchen and dining areas are upstairs, providing exceptional views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Sailing is located on the ocean shores of Flora's Bluff, which has won national architecture awards for design and environmental planning. Flora's Bluff's architectural style was inspired by the legendary Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port and in the spirit of classical New England coastal villages, and has been featured in Southern Living, Coastal Living and Golf Digest.

Sailing has tv’s in both bedrooms and in the living room. The cottage also has wifi and a stereo system. Sailing comes equipped with a 4 passenger golf cart, 2 bikes and beach gear.

Come enjoy the beauty of Bald Head with her 14 miles of sandy beaches and 12,000 acres of wildlife preserve.

Sailing, and the island, are dog friendly. So bring your 4 legged children!


Memberships to the BHI Club and/or Shoals Club are available for a separate purchase and may be reserved prior to your arrival.

Bald Head Island Club (POOL AND PELI WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL MEMORIAL DAY, OFFERING DISCOUNTED RATES FOR OTHER AMENITIES) Tenant will not receive refund due to circumstances with the clubs on Bald Head Island. You can register and get additional rates by calling the club at 910-457-7300

For rental agreement and tram reservations your rental address is 7 Scotch Bonnet

A pet fee will apply

More Details

Brandy Parker
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018


South Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Oceanfront Spectacular! Sailing
average rating of 4.4583335 based on 24 reviews

Well locatedc with good layout but needs cleaning and maintenance

  • 2 of 5

So Bald Head Island is always great. We had stayed in this property about 10 years ago. It has great views and is very well located. Having said that, it appears to have been let go and is in need of some long overdue love and attention.

Broken things, just on porch for example - light hanging down from fixture, soft spot, that your foot sinks into. Broken chair.

appointments - bare minimums on some things. Fry pans are impossible to use, not flat bottoms - no soup spoons,

cleaning - examples- couch and chair in living room are stained and dirty, Mold in shower, and on front balcony, top of fridge was so disgusting i had to clean it (right at my eye level) etc.

We made it work - nothing to ruin a vacation - but for the money, we expected more. c

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments. We would have been happy to address all of these issues if we had known during your stay. We have done quite a bit to the house and we are ready for a new rental season including a new deck!
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"Sailing" review

  • 4 of 5

This 2 BR house has a great location on the ocean and is centrally located in the middle of the island.

The house is showing some interior cosmetic aging (needs repainting and new bed linens). Overall, a nice place to stay, but the cleanliness was sub par (dog hairs on wood floors upstairs, bed linens had hairs on sheets). Even after calling the rental agent concerning whether the place had been vacuumed and linens washed, no effort was made on their part to remedy this. The kitchen is lacking in being fully equipped (few utensils, plates and serving pieces). The outdoor grill did not work and the front door is incredibly hard to lock and unlock.

Were it not for the price to rent this in "Fall Season rates", we would have been really disappointed in these accommodations. We have been coming to BHI for 23 summers and have stayed in numerous beach houses, so I have a good idea what to expect in renting there. This place just needs some extra sprucing up, but overall I would rate it a B--.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Raleigh, NC

Excellent location, good house. Small tweaks and some upkeep will make it extraordinary!

  • 3 of 5

Sailing is a solid 3.5* house and we enjoyed our stay. The location is great with boardwalk access to a deep stretch of South Beach. The layout, with the bedrooms on the bottom and the kitchen/common area upstairs, worked well for us as it allowed everyone a chance to experience the pretty natural light on the 2nd floor while soaking in the beautiful views. Overall, the house suited our needs fine. It checked all the boxes and there was no crucial failure. However, there were many small things which detracted from the "feel" of the house.

1. The second floor balcony is run down. The balcony has been covered with perforated rubber flooring to address holes in the floor, but when it rained, water leaked onto the covered porch below.

2. Since the front of the balcony is solid, you can't see the ocean and beach while sitting in the low adirondack chairs on the balcony. There is one rocking chair with two broken slats which provides a better view. There are better rocking chairs on the front porch and moving those chairs to the balcony would be an immediate improvement.

3. The main overhead light in the upstairs room was a harsh LED or CFL. Even my 10 year made an unsolicited comment about the harsh lighting. Given the plethora of cheap, nice LED bulbs available now, this is low hanging fruit. We generally avoided the light but it was sometimes too dim without it.

4. The light fixture over the dining table constantly flickered and we couldn't use it. Though the fixture is on a dimmer and has a max wattage rating of 100W, it had a 3-way 50-200-250 bulb in it. Thinking this could be the problem, we exchanged it for one of the 60W bulbs at the house but it didn't fix the problem. We ate without a light over the dining table which was suboptimal. It only stayed on without flickering for one dinner.

5. The curtains were all too narrow to cover the windows and multiple vertical blinds were broken giving the house a run down feel.

6. The door from the left bedroom to the covered porch was stuck and we couldn't open it. We finally got it open on departure day.

7. The shower door in the right bedroom was stuck and wouldn't glide on its rails.

Extras: TVs were 2nd rate/off brand. Kitchen could be better stocked. Ants! Back porch dirty!

Overall, this was a solid house though we felt it wasn't great value at these rates. But the difference between OK and great is small and we would stay again if the owner/manager addresses these issues.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location, Nice Bedrooms, Easy Access

  • 4 of 5

Overall our stay was wonderful. Great location to the beach. My only feedback is the house needs so TLC. The upstairs patio has several holes that have been covered with some rubber flooring but still feels like you could fall through.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Huntersville, North Carolina

Great location but house needs a little TLC

  • 4 of 5

My wife & I and another couple stayed at this property for Memorial Day weekend. The house is in a wonderful location. Just steps away from the beach and you can see the ocean from the first floor and the beach & ocean from the second floor. Just a few minutes to the market and marina by golf cart as well. I really can't say enough good things about the location.

The house is in need of some TLC. You can tell it being so close to the ocean is taking its toll, but for our purposes it was just fine. We weren't looking for super fancy. The location is what sold us. It had all of the amenities we needed. Only a couple of minor issues such as tv remotes not working (even after the Property Manager gave us some new batteries). The golf cart is old but it works fine. The two bicycles were in fair shape. My wife had a little bit of trouble with the women's bike but it served its purpose.

Brandy Parker (the Property Manager) was a pleasure to work with! Other than the house having a little bit of wear on it we were happy with our choice. If you're looking for a small, affordable 2 bedroom/2 bathroom ocean front property on Bald Head Island this is a good choice.

One thing I would recommend to the homeowner...the upstairs deck needs some outdoor furniture. There was only one rocking chair and a tiny table outside and the view is AWESOME so guests will definitely want to sit out there and enjoy it!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canton, MI


  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly as described. The view was amazing and the house was perfect size for our group of 4 + dog. Can't wait to go back and stay at this same house.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Wilmington International
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Bald Head Island
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Bald Head Island Country Club
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
South Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $300 + Tax
Cleaning $125
Tax Rate 12.75%

Rates are subject to change without prior notice
Winter rate is thru end of Feb 2015
Credit card will be held on file for renter damage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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