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Carolina Moonshine @ BHI !!Sparkle & Shine On @ BHI Marina

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 2

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Carolina Moonshine @ BHI is the best in the Marina! This shingled cottage rimming the Bald Head Island Marina with south-facing porch provides breathtaking waterfront views of marina, harbor, ferry terminal, & river. The sunrises & sunsets over the water make it spectacular!!! The harbor location makes it the center of Island activities summer, winter, spring or fall! Carolina Moonshine is within walking distance to all the restaurants, bars, coffee & ice cream shops. It is convenient to Old Baldy Lighthouse & Smith Island Museum and the Village Chapel & Post Office. Take advantage of Moon Shine's location with access to three Beach Accesses directly from the harbor. The island beach accesses are for everyone. You may enjoy visiting the South & East Beaches too, but you have your own here in the harbor. From here you can go island cruising through the maritime forest or take the beach route called Bald Head Wynd on our 4 passenger golf cart to the beach, the market, the clubs, or conservancy. You can rent bikes, sailboats, kayaks, or stand up paddle boards to tour the island, too. Carolina Moon Shine's spacious one bedroom has new Pottery Barn Linen King Bed with Westin Heavenly Mattress topped by luxurious linens and down filled duvet and pillows. Seating area includes two upholstered chairs and mirrored table for morning coffee or just looking out over the water. Accessories are tastefully appointed with mindfulness to your comfort. Separate kitchenette is fully furnished with 2 burner cooktop, mini refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot, fully stocked china and cook wear. Maritime Market has everything for your gourmet tastes! No need to pack much as it's all available on the island! Adjoining full tiled bath with glassed-in shower includes necessities, towels and hairdryer. South facing porch with teak chairs & table encompass all marina views from ferry dock to yachts to restaurants and lighthouse. A beautiful place to have your favorite drink. Conveniently located close to beach and salt marsh creek accesses and all water activities. Bald Head Island Club sports membership available for fee for golf, tennis, swimming, croquet & fine dining. Boutique shopping and spa facilities are located on island. Walk Keelson Row and catch the yacht names visiting our island! Or just watch them cruise in & out of the marina from the quiet of your porch! Carolina Moonshine can be your little bit of private paradise at Bald Head Island! Carolina Moonshine has high speed internet, Flat Screen TV, DVD Player, and Cable TV, for your enjoyment. Carolina Moonshine has a non smoking and no pet policy which is strictly enforced. Please do not ignore this part of our contract. We try hard to accommodate you and provide the hospitality you deserve. For your convenience in accessing & departing Bald Head Island please remember to make your tram reservations to Carolina Moonshine as soon as possible. The tram is free with the purchase of your ferry ticket but you must arrive and depart Moonshine within the specified time of your contract. Just ask.. we will provide better explanation by email.:)

Just email us and ask all your questions:) We do our best to answer everything about our properties and Bald Head Island.

In short, it's magical!!! Everyone says so & everyone wants to come back! So make sure you don't miss out! Carolina Moonshine@ Bald Head Island is the place to get your sparkle and shine on!!!!

More Details

Hugh Powell
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Hugh Powell

Bald Head Island property owners since 2011. We currently offer three properties for rent on Bald Head Island. We take great pride in offering these properties for your enjoyment of Bald head Island. We take personal care of them for you. Each property has its own signature from four bedroom oceanfront, to stand alone one bedroom full house overlooking the salt water marsh, to one bedroom shingled duplex cottage overlooking Bald Head Island Marina. Each one offers something special at Bald Head Island and is custom fitted to our guests. We like to help make your vacation memorable and wonderful by tailoring it to you. We provide excellent customer service. So book any of our properties and be our guest!!!

Hugh Powell purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Hugh Powell chose Southern Coast

We were ecstatic to obtain Carolina Moonshine this year 2014! You will be happy with the results. It's harbor village location is the ideal base from which to discover all of Bald Head Island. The views from Carolina Moonshine are unique to the marina environment. Water, water, boats everywhere!!! The sun and moonlight on the water is mesmerizing!!! It's a twosome getaway, a honeymoon cottage, a couples golf outing, an island retreat, week long or weekend destination unparalleled!! Let us know when we can be expecting you!! Be Our Guest!!!

What makes this cottage unique

Run in, run out, run all about! Catch every bit of Bald Head Island. Then start your private party at Carolina Moonshine and watch the moonrise over the water from your luxurious king size bed from Pottery Barn! Gather A few Moonshine Kisses!!


Bald Head Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Full bath with white tile, Kohler fixtures, glassed-in shower. Luxurious towels provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • One Bedroom Spacious with King Bed and Sitting Area. Bamboo floors, overhead fan, windows have shutters, lots of natural light.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Carolina Moonshine @ BHI !!Sparkle & Shine On @ BHI Marina
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Wonderful small home that is well located and well decorated. The owner was available and very helpful for the one issue we had (which was our fault, not his)! Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome getaway!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for my wife and and I to just get away for a weekend. Very convenient location to the ferry and restaurants. Hugh was great with sharing information and tips about the area which was very helpful. I would highly recommend Carolina Moonshine!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super comfy and clean

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time! Close to the marina but quiet. The bed was amazingly comfy with soft sheets. Everything was clean and despite it being small we had everything we needed. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Greenville, SC; Savannah, Ga; Macon, GA

Sweet cottage in the harbour

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cottage with a great harbour and marina view. The bed is super comfy. This cottage is compact and comfortable. My husband and I enjoyed morning coffee on the side porch while watch the ships go by. It was perfect for us.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay and especially enjoyed the views from the covered porch. Very fun location with lights and music from the boats and you can even watch the ferry come and go. We had a very comfortable bed and the owner was available when we needed him.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wake Forest, NC

Great Location and beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great! Only complaint was that there was not a corkscrew, but luckily I always travel with one. Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Wilmington International Airport (ILM)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Mojo's On The Harbor
Nearest Ferry
0.1 Miles
Bald Head Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
1.4 Miles
Bald Head Island Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Ferry Rd SE Highway 211
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Mojo's On The Harbor
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Bald Head Island
Car: not necessary

Carolina Moonshine @ BHI is the perfect location to access all of Bald Head Island!! The Atlantic Ocean, South & East Beach, the Harbour Marina, the Maritime Forest, the Salt Water Creeks, & Cape Fear River are all for your enjoyment! This island paradise is only accessible by private ferry service from Deep Point Terminal in Southport, NC. The island is environmentally conscious with the exclusive use of private golf carts and tram service for your transportation needs. Bald Head Island has two private clubs, a conservancy center focusing on island preservation and loggerhead turtle rescue, an island grocery, hardware store, specialty shopping, and recreational activities. Special week activities like Pirates Week, Fourth of July Golf Cart Parade & Holiday Celebrations at the Clubs are booked in advance so get your reservations in now!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Holidays, eg. Easter, Christmas, New Years, Thanksgiving, July 4th, Memorial Day and Labor Day command an extra $25/night rental fee.
Cancellation policy: Once this property is booked there will be a 10% re-booking fee IF THE PROPERTY CAN BE RE-BOOKED FOR THE SAME TIME AND PRICE. Cancellation requires written request to cancel booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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