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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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 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


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Steal Away To A Relaxing Dune Ridge Home Just Seconds From Wide Open Beaches
average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews

great family reunion vacation...our 30th reunion

  • 5 of 5

WE had a great time. the house worked perfectly for us and was around the corner from our second was well equipped throughout the house...very clean...bikes great. carts in good condition...we really enjoyed our stay.!

char from asheville nc.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at BHI in April and stayed at the fantastic Dune Alright. Beds with great pillows are comfortable and bedrooms are beautiful. The kioptchen has new pots and pans, a Keurig machine as well as a Mr Coffee, a marguerita machine, large toaster and a nice microwave. The upper decks are great to sit and listen to the waves breaking as you drink your morning coffee or evening glass of wine. Two golf carts are available to tour the island. We biked every morning and could easily walk to the beach. We loved the location as the house is nestled in the dune ridge which gave lots of privacy and the beauty of nature surrounding us. We are already planning another visit. We can't wait to come back to Dune Alright.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This House!!! PERFECTION!!!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Bald Head Island for 20 years, and this BY FAR is our FAVORITE house of all time. Perfect location close to the beach and the Bald Head Island Club. VERY CLEAN and well-stocked. The layout is wonderful. LOVE the two separate living could be downstairs with TV and Wii...while adults could be upstairs close to the kitchen and grill! There is plenty of space for multiple families - and we never felt crowded. The owner, Jeff, was very helpful and generous with his time...answering all our questions and ensuring that our vacation would be top-notch. The kids loved the bunk room - so cute! We appreciated that the owners supplied lots of extras...high chair, pack n play, baby gate, stroller, life jackets, boogie boards, plenty of beach chairs, games, books, cooler, and more. Fantastic house for ALL ages - teenagers, little kids, older folks, girls' trip, families. The accommodations were excellent - we'll never go anywhere else!!! Thank you Dune Alright!!!! We'll be back!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unforgettable BHI escape ... Dune Alright

  • 5 of 5

One of our new favorite places that we plan on visiting yearly now. I can't wait to come back.

Best location and house we've ever rented on Bald Head Island. Magical memories created with our best friends in this spacious Beach House.

We had two families with plenty of living space , both screened in and outdoor sun decks. This house had two family rooms (one upstairs and another down stairs) that was very accommodating for all of us. Very serene and comfortable atmosphere tucked against a sand dune.

Since we were there last we noticed the owners filled the decks with new outdoor furniture, new bunkbeds designed in a cool nautical themed room and new couches.

We also found the kitchen fully stocked with everything that we needed and a bonus margarita machine!

We loved driving around the island on the golf carts that are in great condition. So cool and fun! In addition the house has plenty of bikes and beach chairs.

Finally this house was centrally located on the island and close to the market and beach. Only five or six houses to the beach and we love going to the Bald Head Island Club and Shoals club.

The owners were so nice and the few questions we had were answered immediately and they left us a very nice welcome basket filled with wine, cheese and water.

Overall it was an unforgettable vacation and memories to last a lifetime. Dune Alright was a perfect match for our families and honestly we couldn't have asked for anything more!!! Book your vaca today!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable beach home...cozy, charming, delightfully appointed and nestled away in an idyllic setting!

  • 5 of 5

Regarding our recent stay at this beautiful beach home at Bald Head Island, we simply cannot adequately describe how much we LOVED IT….in literally every respect! The same goes for our extended family of relatives who joined us.

Having visited BHI in the past, we’ve stayed at our share of beach homes over the years, but we all agree that this home, in its idyllic setting, has become our absolute favorite. The moment we laid eyes on it, nestled tastefully among the pine trees and off the beaten path amid the quietude and serenity we were seeking, we knew it was the right choice for us. The setting is so peaceful and both the traditional beach architecture of the home and the stunning exterior color scheme against the surrounding trees and foliage made it delightfully warm and inviting to us from the moment we pulled in the driveway.

We could tell from the outside that this was clearly not a small home, but we were quite surprised to learn just how big it was as we took the “Grand Tour.” Literally every room is spacious and tastefully appointed and decorated…not overdone with “hoity-toity” artwork, glass chandeliers and the like, but with, delightful, and adorably warm furniture, prints, photos, knick-knacks and so much more which collectively make this BHI home inviting and thoroughly livable in every regard. It’s so cozy and tasteful. The décor is charming throughout.

This property has so many special features. Among our favorites were 1) the unique “Great Room” (with adorable kitchen and breakfast/dining room). What a “surprise” when we reached the top of the wide stairs-- delightful, dramatic, massive, well equipped, clean and “neat as a pin,” like the entire house. What a party room! 2) We were surprised to find how many porches and “decks” the house had, literally all over the structure. We especially loved the privacy of the decks off the Great Room…at “treetop” level. So cool!! 3) Loved how the kiddies could make all the noise they wanted in their bedrooms, but we never heard a thing upstairs or in our bedroom just down the hall. 4) Four bathrooms…how fantastic!

There is much more we could say about our experience at this delightful home. We will definitely try to rent this property in the future when visiting BHI. Given what this lovely home offers, we regard the rental fee to be both fair and reasonable.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway for family and friends!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to enjoy Bald Head Island. Wonderful location on the island. Walk or golf cart to the beach and club. Two golf carts for a large crowd. In fact, house is perfect for a large family or group of friends. Enjoy 5 bedrooms, large kitchen, several decks, screened-in porches. This house has everything you need, and you don't have to lift a finger from check-in to check-out! We rent this house every year, and will be back again! Can't wait until next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
Value Summer
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2017 - Mar 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Mar 31 2018 - May 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
Value Summer
May 19 2018 - Jun 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 16 2018 - Aug 17 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $99

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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