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Steal Away To A Relaxing Dune Ridge Home Just Seconds From Wide Open Beaches

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5br, 3 1/2 Bath, Fully Appointed Home Just A Minute From The Beach

Nestled up against the dune ridge, just a minute from the ocean, you'll find this well appointed beach villa to celebrate your island getaway. Close to everything, yet privately positioned, 'Dune Alright' will be the perfect host to your vacation memories of a lifetime.

The home has 5 bedrooms. The master bedroom features a king size bed in a spacious room. Fantastic built in closets create an amazing amount of space. A large flat screen TV and dvd is on hand to drift off at night in front of. Off the master is a private bathroom with jacuzzi tub on one end, and double shower on the other. On the other side of the main floor are 3 bedrooms (1Q, 1Q, 4 twin built in bunk beds). Each room subtly themed to set the atmosphere for your time at the beach. Ample dressers and closets in each room. Each room has a flat screen tv with built in dvd. There are two full bathrooms on this hall. The last bedroom is on the top floor, featuring a queen size bed, under a lovely wood paneled ceiling.

There are two living spaces - one on each floor. The first features a large screen tv, blu-ray, wii, board games, and more. This room also has a queen pull out sofa bed. The main family room upstairs also has a large flat paneled tv, blu-ray, a gas fireplace, and an open, care-free floor plan.

The kitchen has all stainless steel appliances, and is appointed with every appliance, pot, pan, dish, bowl and glass you'll ever need. This includes a keurig coffee maker, a Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker, a bagel sized toaster, and more. Off the kitchen, the porch boasts a Weber gas grill that hooked to the gas line and is always ready to go.

'Dune Alright' offers five unique outdoor living spaces and porches for a little reading time, or a rainy day turn on the porch swing in the very large screened porch with seatings for everyone in your party. Ceiling fans on two porches support the island breezes to make your outdoor time comfortable. There are two outdoor tables (one seats 8, one seats 4). Amazing outdoor shower serves as more than a rinse off location after a day on the beach, as it has hot water for a refreshing morning shower.

The home has two golf carts available for your use while on the island (6 passenger and 4 passenger), as well as two beach cruiser bikes and a smaller one for littler riders. Beach chairs and some beach toys are on hand for your use.

Our home is centrally located to all the island's attractions - golf, tennis, pools, shopping, marina and beach club. A temporary membership to the Bald Head Island Country Club ( is included with your rental. This gets you access to golf (separate fee), swimming pool and new splash park, fitness center, tennis, croquet, playground, and multiple dining options - all included with your rental! An optional temporary membership for the Shoal's Club is available for a nominal charge.

'Dune Alright' has all the appointments you will need on your vacation - you just provide the relaxation, laughter, and good times.

More Details

Property Manager
Jeff Whipple
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Jeff Whipple

Jeff & Melanie Whipple - Jeff's been coming to BHI since 1992. He and Melanie married on the island and have owned on the island since. They are from Atlanta Ga and have 4 children.

Michael & Heather Toto - Been coming to the island since 2008 and fell in love with the island at first sight. Heather and Melanie are cousins, helping solidify our mutual love of this island. They reside in Madison NJ, with 3 children.

Jeff Whipple purchased this house in 2014

Why Jeff Whipple chose Southern Coast

After 13 years of owning a Hammocks house on the island, we'd had plenty of time to look at dozens of homes on the market over the years. The condition of this home was amazing - rarely used and never rented. This beach home is a place we wanted to use for our own large family (or a guys or gals weekend away). It felt warm, comfortable, and everything BHI. We added everything anyone would need while at the beach. The multiple outdoor porches added more living space and hide-aways from anyone to steal some private relaxation. This home is centrally located to everything on the island.

What makes this house unique

Bald Head Island country club temporary membership is included with your rental. Optional temporary membership to the shoal's beach club is available for a nominal fee. Linens are provided - just bring your beach towel.


Bald Head Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Double shower
    Sailing Bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Dune Bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Beach Bath - toilet
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king , Built in closets, large flat screen, Jacuzzi tub, large shwr
    Crab room - 2 twin/ single , Custom built in closet, flat screen tv with DVD
    BHI Room - 1 queen , Flat screen TV, DVD, large closet
    Caribbean Room - 1 queen , Flat screen TV, DVD, access to screened porch
    Driftwood Room - 1 queen , Upper lever, TV, custom closet
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Steal Away To A Relaxing Dune Ridge Home Just Seconds From Wide Open Beaches
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews

Roomy, comfortable well-maintained and convenient to beaches and shopping

  • 5 of 5

The home was lovely, freshly painted and sported five porches! There was always a place one could go to have quiet time if needed. The kitchen, dining room and living room were all open which was great if someone was cooking- he or she could still be a part of the action going on in the living room. The screen porch was not hot and the ceiling fans were perfect. The owners were quite helpful and accommodating! The golf carts were in good repair and they were beach toys and four chairs. A Beach umbrella was also provided. Beach towels were included and there were lots of good games in the cabinet in the downstairs den area. Wii games were under the TV in the downstairs den area – our kids enjoyed the Mario kart games immensely! The fifth bedroom is on the same level as the family gatherings places and only has a half bathroom adjacent to it. The master bathroom is fantastic and the outdoor shower very nice too! There was a TV in each bedroom. A pack and play dining booster seat and baby gate were also on hand. We loved that the baldhead island club membership was included in the price. The only negative we have concerned the mattresses in the master bedroom and the front downstairs bedroom. The master mattressed was soft and roly-poly. You literally have to roll uphill if you are snuggling in the center of the bed. The mattress in the front bedroom is rather firm. That may work just fine for others tastes though. : ) The convenient location was a huge plus. It literally took two minutes in the golf cart to get to the beach. There was sunshine on some of the porches if you wanted it and shade on others. We have stayed directly on South wynd before and there was no respite from the sun on the deck's. We enjoyed having the option of being outside on the porch but not in direct sun. We would love to rent from these owners again, especially if the mattress is updated in the master! They were kind and helpful!!! Thank you so much for sharing your house with us!!!!!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind feedback! We work hard to make the home and living space functional, usable, and downright enjoyable - and maintain it updating the home every year. We hope to see you and your beautiful family back at Dune Alright for your next visit!
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Great house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Dune Alright. We were a group of 4 couples staying for a wedding at the Bald Head Island Club. It was a convenient location for everything planned for the weekend. I love how quiet and secluded it felt but it was literally two minutes from the beach. The golf carts were great and the kitchen was stocked with everything we needed. Loved all the porches and decks. The owner was super helpful and always answered my questions right away. Thanks for a great mini-vaca with friends!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great feedback. We're so glad you had a great mini-vacation! Please come back to Dune Alright for a longer stay and find out what relaxed is all about!
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Decks galore

  • 5 of 5

A deceivingly large house tucked in the tropical foliage, about a 5 minute walk to the beach or a couple of minutes by golf cart or bike. There were eleven of us, with plenty of room to enjoy all together, or to one of the five decks for some private time. There are two "family rooms" with large TVs , on different floors, which makes it easy to separate the kids from the adults when activities dictated. The mamouth screened front porch would hold all of us at once, with no flying or, crawling critters allowed. Incredibly relaxing & quiet (partying excepted) with no motor vehicles around. An enchanting island that we hated to leave. Plans are underway for another rendezvous next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We're so glad you love the many living spaces - especially the porches. We can't wait to have you back to Dune Alright soon!
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Fantastic Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was one of my favorite vacations! Each Summer, we pick a place we've never been to take our teenage daughters, some friends, and my sister's family. This house met all of our needs~ big enough to spread out and have your own space, to the beach in a minute, perfect location on the island, nicely decorated, comfortable...

Would definitely recommend BHI and Dune Alright to anyone looking for a relaxing family vacation in a beautiful location. A perfect place to let kids be kids and explore on their own without any worries!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind response. I especially appreciated your many questions, utilization of the application, and feedback. It means so much to hear feedback from our guest to assist us in improving the experience of a vacation in our home. We want you to have the same experience we have ourselves. I promise to keep you posted on our off-season improvements (which we do each and every year) and look forward to having you back soon!
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Enjoyed our stay at Dune Alright!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice, clean home with plenty of room for our 11 person family group. The location on Stede Bonnet Wynd situated in a tree setting but close to the beach and convenient to the market as well as other Island Amenities is excellent.

We enjoyed our stay and hope to reserve this home when we schedule our next trip to the Island.

Richard Salmon

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, tranquil, relaxing all wrapped up in one house

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Dune Alright was one of the best family vacations we have had in years.

The house provided us all of the comforts of our own home.

We definitely will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Dune Alright on Bald Head Island and can't wait to have your family back next year!
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Wilmington, NC or Myrtle Beach, SC
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Bald Head Island Country Club
Car: not necessary

Bald head island country club temporary membership (included) with all rentals. It provides access to swimming pool, golf (separate fee), splash park, tennis, croquet, and restaurants


Rates & Availability

Bald Head Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Value Summer
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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