Located on the desirable west end of Sunset Beach, from El Sol you are just a 6- 8 minute walk to the beach, AND have a bonus floating dock in the backyard for crabbing, fishing, kayaking, bird watching and enjoying fantastic views of the sunsets our island is named for. Additionally, we are pet friendly so you can bring the entire family!
Entering from the front porch sundeck, the open floor plan allows you to see through the house and out toward the Intracoastal Waterway and marsh. Included are a breakfast bar plus dining table for 8, and comfortable seating to look over the water, watch TV or play games. The kitchen has lots of counter space for multiple cooks to prepare and serve meals, as well as a large french door fridge. Three bedrooms, one on the main floor with a second TV (King bed) and two on the 2nd floor ( Queen bed, and another with 2 double/twin bunk bed sets) give you options for an extended or even two family vacation.The front sundeck and back screened porch give you a lot of room to spread out. There is additional dining seating for 6, plus rocking chairs on the screened back porch- perfect for coffee in the morning, or dinner and drinks. Work on your tan with a book on the front sun deck. Multiple vehicle single line parking under the house, plus a parking pad off the driveway. Extras such as a permanent charcoal grill, outdoor shower, Picnic table, hammock and hammock seats will have you living the laid back island life.
Our affordable pricing includes the end of rental housekeeping fee; you may also opt to bring your pet (Pet Fee), bed sheets provided (Linens Fee), or have bath towels provided (Bath towel Fee).
Please note that our sister-in-law, Mary, will be your contact person and onsite manager. Please check out her properties #673048 The Birdhouse and #694054 The Doghouse if you need a few houses, all 3 properties are within a minute or 2 walking distance.
Please note there is absolutely NO SMOKING.
NEW in 2016 check out the "Visit Sunset Beach" app.
Once you cross over the bridge to our small barrier island, leave your work and daily routine behind. Enjoy our wide beach, with it’s south facing gradual slope and gentle waves, bike around the island, or walk west to the Kindred Spirit on the Bird Island Preserve and leave your thoughts in the notebooks found in the mailbox. Check out the island shops, pier and turtle nest talks.
Close to home base, you can enjoy weekly summer concerts in front of the Ingram Planetarium, and visit the shops and restaurants on High Market. On Thursday morning you can visit the Sunset Beach Waterfront Market at the Sunset Beach Park (next to Bill’s Seafood) supporting local producers of homemade and homegrown products. Returning visitors to Sunset will enjoy the Old Bridge Preservation Society,new home of the old pontoon swing bridge since 2010, located almost under the new bridge, near the new public boat ramp.
Off island,Sunset Beach is surrounded by golf courses,as well as fishing and kayaking tours for the entire family.
Nearby Calabash features seafood restaurants along the historic waterfront, other varied restaurants-especially breakfast, and the must see Callahan's Shops.
If you want to stick with your fitness routine, the beach and streets of Sunset Beach are perfect for a run; if you need a group activity, Crossfit OIB and Body Edge are both about 3 miles away.
5 miles up the road check out the Museum of Coastal Carolina and the Shallotte River Swamp Park- featuring eco tours and zip lines, something your kids will love!
If you need some city excitement, Myrtle Beach, SC or Wilmington, NC are both close trips for restaurants,entertainment,shopping,cultural and rainy day activities.