Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Paradise Found, Beautiful Marsh Views And Seconds From A Walk On The Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Grassy yard, enclosed wraparound deck, water views, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths

Paradise Found has undergone a facelift. She has a fresh coat of paint throughout as well as brand new carpet, refrigerator, and outdoor furniture! The cozy, raised cottage is well appointed with updated furnishings. She has a 360 degree wraparound deck/covered porch with great views of the Oak Island Lighthouse, the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, town of Southport, and the Cape Fear River.

The cottage is just across the street from a beach access walkway, so only a minute’s walk is required to get on the sand. There is no public parking allowed on this end of Caswell Beach Road, so only residents have access to the beach.

After a day on the beach, one can relax on the deck and then prepare dinner in the full kitchen or on the gas grill. At any time, feel free to grab a cold drink, sit in one of the comfortable chairs and watch the lights come on across the waterway in Southport.

Oak Island offers two fishing piers, two public marinas, three boat/canoe ramps, bike paths, and canoe trails. A grocery store, multiple seafood markets, cafes, bars and restaurants are also on the island and within a few minutes’ drive. Oak Island Golf Club is less than two miles down Caswell Beach Road.

Across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, you’ll find the town of Southport. Southport is a charming southern coastal community with beautiful live oaks, a waterfront park, historic homes, a public arts center, excellent restaurants, galleries, and shops. You can also take a ferry ride to Bald Head Island for the day or an auto ferry to Fort Fisher Aquarium or keep going to explore historic Wilmington.

More Details

Owner
Jan Cox
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Jan Cox

We love our pets and know you love yours too. That is why we decided to provide a place where your entire family can come and vacation! This cottage is a dream come true for our family. When the previous owner decided to sell, there was no question that she had to be ours. Caswell Beach is a hidden treasure and for those who are lucky enough to visit here, a "paradise found". We invite you to discover this little house known as "Paradise Found" and the beach she sits on!

Jan Cox purchased this cottage in 2014

What makes this cottage unique

Paradise Found is a cozy little cottage with a lot to offer. She sits on the marsh and is just across the street from a beautiful and quiet beach. You can view the sailboats, motorboats, and big cargo ships from her covered porch as they travel up and down the Cape Fear River and Inland Coastal Waterway. A two minute walk will bring you to the soft sand where you can stroll along as you watch the Dolphins play sometimes less than 50 feet from the shore. The water is very calm most days and offers an excellent place to paddle board, kayak, boogie board,or just swim. We think that a visit will have you realizing why we know her as "Paradise Found".

Map

Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Wilmington International Airport (ILM)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Duffer's Bar and Grill
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Bald Head Island
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Oak Island Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Duffe'rs Bar and Grill
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Caswell Beach
Car: necessary

You can email for reservations to climb to the top of Oak Island Lighthouse at oakislandlighthouse@gmail.com. It is 153 feet high and affords an awesome view.

There are many restaurants within a short drive

Kayaks and rafting tours are available

Amenities

Caswell Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Full washer and dryer in bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower , Enclosed outdoor shower and dressing area
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen Sleeper Sofa in Living Room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

81% Complete
15% Complete
3% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Paradise Found, Beautiful Marsh Views And Seconds From A Walk On The Beach
average rating of 4.787879 based on 33 reviews
5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed staying at "Paradise Found". Very clean and well maintained property. Great location and great views everywhere. No crowds on the beach. The owner is very laid back and easy to work with. Hoping to stay there again soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great view!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean house with a great view. Our family enjoyed our stay. We wish there were rocking chairs out on the back deck as this is where we spent most of our mornings and evenings. Thank you for having us.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
North Carolina
5

Peaceful, perfect location, great hospitality!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great trip! Jan was wonderful to deal with. This was our third stay at Paradise Found. This house is in a great location. If you enjoy peace and quiet...this is the place to go. :-) The deck is a favorite because of the breeze and the views of the marsh. We hope to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
3 0
5

Paradise Found is right!

  • 5 of 5

Paradise Found was perfect for our family of 3. We have been coming to Oak Island for years and we loved staying on Caswell Beach. It's so close to Southport so we spent lots of time there. The house was spotless and the location was ideal for running back and forth to the beach. The back deck was where we spent most of our time. A perfect spot to sip a beverage and watch the boats go in and out of Southport. We loved renting from Jan and will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
3 0
5

The perfect spot! A beautiful view of the sound and only steps to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved this quaint vacation cottage. It was truly paradise found. The cottage was well appointed and the view of the sound was incredible. We loved watching the birds and boats every day! The convenience to the beach was also nice!! The area is so quiet and peaceful. We enjoyed Southport as well. It was the perfect beach vacation!!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
5

Loved our stay !

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay ! Great views and had everything we needed. Amazing place to get away !

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Pet Fee $75
Damage Deposit $200

RENTAL RATE DOES NOT INCLUDE CLEANING/LINEN FEE OF $80.00
Tax is NC Sales/Accommodations at 12.75%
Three night minimum rental excluding June-August which requires 7 nights with a Sunday changeover
Owner accepts payment by paper check, e check, or credit card. If paying by paper check reservation will be held one week to allow for mailing time. If reservation is made less than thirty (30) days from arrival payment must be by credit card.
A deposit of 1/2 the total rent amount (less the security deposit) is required to secure a reservation. The remaining 1/2 (plus security deposit) is due 30 days prior to arrival date
Check in 3:00 PM
Check out 10:00 AM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

You might like these similar properties