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Family Friendly Beach House w/ Wi Fi, HDTV and more – Close to everything!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath close to waterway

You will love our Oak Island house for your home away from home as much as we do! After a day of fun in the sun, return home to our quiet three bedroom, two bath cottage. Get a good night's sleep as you enjoy the newly updated bedrooms that include luxury queen size memory foam mattresses.

For the kids, a special bedroom for them includes two win beds. The kids will love having their own TV with a Playstation 2 with games, DVD player and movies to entertain themselves on rainy days or just for some downtime. We keep an assortment of boardgames for quality family fun.

Our cozy living room has HDTV with complimentary Netflix, Amazon Prime and iHeart Radio. Use any of your portable devices on our wifi to post your favorite pictures on social media. Adjoining the living room is our kitchen that is well equipped for your meals. Enjoy the evening breeze on our covered porch or cookout on the grill provided.

Our cottage is centrally located to all the local attractions Oak Island has to offer. Take an early morning walk or catch the evening sunset at the Malcolm Register Park on the Intracoastal Waterway. Next to the park, you and the family will enjoy the Nature Center and have an adventure through the wooded trails as you explore the local habitat. Bring your boat or jet skis, the public boat access is only one block away. You can walk to beach shops and restaurants and it's only a short five minute drive to the beach, skate park, playground and mini golf!

More Details

Property Manager
Lynda Hepler
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Lynda Hepler

Hi! We are the Hepler's from Thomasville, NC. My parents built this home back in 1998 and it's our getaway at the beach! We are representing the house for my parents online and would love to have you stay and enjoy the family atmosphere of Oak Island that we have come to love.

Lynda & Philip Hepler

Lynda Hepler purchased this house in 1998

Why Lynda Hepler chose Tranquil Harbour

My first visit to Oak Island was when I was 10 years old. I remember seeing the ocean and feeling the sand between my toes for the very first time. Oak Island is known for it's family friendly, non-commercial atmosphere and our family fell in love with the place immediately! After years of looking at properties, my parents decided to purchase land and build their own house. Finally in 1998, construction began and soon we had our own little piece of heaven at the beach.

What makes this house unique

Our house sits in a quiet neighborhood, on a nice high lot with plenty of shade and is just a short walk to the waterway. It's so nice to be able to take our girls out and bike around the neighborhood or go to the park. The neighbors are always so friendly and welcoming and you'll immediately feel at home.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Lynda, We had a great weekend and you have an amazing house. We are thankful to have used it and it has great proximity to everything! It was a great time with friends!
May 2015
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Tranquil Harbour House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Hall Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Family Friendly Beach House w/ Wi Fi, HDTV and more – Close to everything!
average rating of 4.882353 based on 35 reviews
Ashland, KY

Best home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have been vacationing at Oak Island for the past 12 years, and enjoying every one of them, but I must say this home is definitely the best property we have had the pleasure of residing in yet! The porch with it's swing and other seating is so relaxing, whether you are enjoying your coffee in the morning or a cool beverage in the evening. The large grill is so easily accessible for dinner at home, which we enjoy tremendously along with the fresh fish from Haag &Sons. The decor inside was very tasteful with great attention given to comfort and accessibility. It truly makes you feel at home, we could easily see ourselves in this house as a permanent residence if the circumstances were different.The location is close to everything, shops, food, and restaurants. Our favorite restaurant at Oak Island is Shagger Jacks or in Southport at Fishy Fishy. We also tried a new spot called Dead End Saloon, the food was excellent with large portions and surroundings were beautiful with live music as well. For shopping Blue Crab Blue cannot be beat! The selection of items available is predominantly handcrafted by local artists and one of a kind. The beauty of the ocean, waterways, birds and beaches makes Oak Island my favorite place away from home. We just returned from a 17 day stay and are already for our next visit! Thank you Lynda Hepler for sharing your home with us.

Bart & Darlene Norris

Ashland, KY

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review and the recommendations of places to visit. Hope to have you stay with us again!
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Winston-Salem, NC

Great Location. Just right for short notice Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The owner was very responsive and great to work with on short notice. The house was very nice and met our needs. The location was ideal being close to all the shops/restaurants. The cleaning service could be a little better, but overall was good. Took some time to figure out the A/C/Heat controls but finally got it. We enjoyed our stay.

The McNeills

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Wilkesboro NC

House was great.Location was good. Perfect for us.

  • 5 of 5

Every thing was wonderful, What else can I say.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay...close to stores restaurants and beach

  • 5 of 5

Place worked well for us...loved the porch swing (bonus)...very clean and comfortable..would definitely stay again and recommend to anyone...

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! Thanks!
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Liberty, NC

Beautiful place for home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay immensely. The décor is lovely and makes you feel right at home. The location is great. It's close to shopping, restaurants, and the beach.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time in our home. Thanks!
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great house, great weekend

  • 5 of 5

Nice house, had a great time. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us!
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Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Southport/Ft. Fisher
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Russell's Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.9 Miles
Cabana @ Middleton Park
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Deposit $200

Rates are subject to change until dates are confirmed. No pets and no smoking allowed. Guests must check out by 10am for cleaning service or incur a $35 late check out fee.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.