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Oceanfront, Panoramic Views 'By The Sea'

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 BR/2.5 BTH renovated home offers upscale cottage living steps from the beach

Whether you wish to soak up the sun, take long walks on the beach, entertain friends, or enjoy the sunset and ocean views from the wrap-around porch, “By the Sea” offers Bald Head Island living at its finest. Located steps from the beach this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home sleeps 10, is located on a beachfront cul-de-sac, and features sweeping views of the ocean. Master suite upstairs with private oceanfront deck and two bedrooms with J&J bathroom on first level with open-concept living. Convenient to BHI Club, Maritime market, and boutique shops.

Kitchen is fully stocked for cooking and ideal space for entertaining. Large flat screen TV with satellite service, blue ray, and surround sound system in family room. 1st floor bedroom #1 with Queen bed + Twin Trundle + flat screen TV. 1st floor bedroom #2 with Queen bed + bunk beds + trundle. Jack & Jill bathrooms adjoin to 1st floor bedrooms. Additional 1/2 bath accessible to family room. 2nd floor master bedroom has a king sized bed and private spa-like bathroom with jetted tub and separate large shower.

Complemented by the stereo surround sound system outside, the large wrap-around porch with rocking chairs and double bed-like chaise provides a relaxing space for everyone to comfortably enjoy amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean and South Beach. For a more private space, relax in the hammock on the side porch or on the upper deck from the Master Suite. Dolphins are frequent visitors to 'our' beach and are easily seen from all porches.

Temporary membership at BHI and Shoals Clubs available for additional fees.

Please remember to make reservations with the Bald Head Island Ferry to arrive and depart. Your ferry ticket also provides you with tram service from the ferry to the house. Deep Point Marina is located at 1301 Ferry Road in Southport, NC

All linens and towels are provided. We have wireless high speed internet service and unlimited local phone service.

In the garage you will find one 4-passenger and one 6-passenger golf cart (Driver's license required to operate the golf carts on Bald Head Island). And there are plenty of beach chairs, adult and kids bicycles, and beach toys to enjoy while you are here. Charcoal and propane grills also in garage. You will need to bring bike helmets for anyone under 16 years of age - BHI LAW!!

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2017

Why Mary chose South Beach

We have been going to BHI each summer for the past 7 years and have never been able to find another place like it. Even though it's only a 20 minute ferry trip from the mainland, it feels like you're in another world where you forget about every day life. There's no choice but to relax, unwind, and enjoy the island with family and friends.

What makes this house unique

The oceanfront cul-de-sac location places the house just steps away from the incredibly relaxing, uncrowded beach. Yet it is just a few minutes to the Maritime Market and other boutique shops as well as the BHI Club where you can relax by the pool, play golf or tennis, work out in the fully equipped fitness center, enjoy a casual meal at the Pelicatessan pool-side, or a more sophisticated meal in the more formal dining rooms.


Nearest Airport
30 Miles


South Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    bathroom 2 - jack & jill with sink areas on either side of shower/toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , master suite
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • master bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen bed with twin trundle
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Queen + bunk beds with twin trundle
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
BHI and Shoals clubs temporary memberships available for additional fee


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Oceanfront, Panoramic Views 'By The Sea'
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Great place and location on island

  • 5 of 5

Steps to the beach, inside updated very nicely with beach pottery barn style. Comfy beds and all the amenities. Golf carts were a huge plus, the 6 seater was pure luxury.

Mary and owners great too with communication and insight for the island

  • Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Carolina

Love it!

  • 5 of 5

This house had everything. We loved having our morning coffee on the master bedroom porch and really appreciate the owner-supplied Keurig coffees. Just a few steps from the beach with lots of beach toys and chairs. Great bikes for everyone and a perfect location to ride all over the island. our kids like riding to the store for ice cream. We enjoyed the wrap round porch with a hammock and futon for afternoon napping or watching the stars at night. Will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the house. Hope you can come again soon!
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Raleigh, NC


  • 5 of 5

Nicest place on Bald Head Island. We could tell that someone really put some time and effort to make it comfortable for guests. Although the weather was less than perfect, we were fine with hanging out in between showers watching the big screen and enjoying a warm cup of coffee supplied by the house. The fishing was great, poles at the house were supplied, and my son and I caught a mess of trout and small blues. The views were excellent, offering great sunrise and sunset views from the rocking chairs on the wrap around porch. The house supplied 2 golf carts, and we got several comments on one of them that had oversized tires and looked like a 4x4 which my son thought was the best one on the beach! Access to the beach is right there at the house, so taking those long walks on the beach was too easy to access. All and all it was an excellent experience for a beach front house. The only bad things were: A) my son now wants a bunk bed B) our time ran out and we had to leave. We hope to return one day, and soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at our home. One of our favorite things to do is sit on the porch to enjoy the waves along with our morning coffee. And our kids love the bunk beds as well. They call the yellow golf cart with the oversized tires the MONSTER TRUCK! We'll be sure to continue to supply the coffee so hope you'll be able to return to BHI and "By the Sea" again soon.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning- if < 5 nights $175 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.75%

Damage Deposit increases to $500 for 2018 rentals
Cleaning included for stays 5+ Nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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