• 6 Bedrooms
  • 7.5 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Gate
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Basic Soaps
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Bicycles
  • Blender
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Books
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Children Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Childs Highchair
  • Childs Highchair
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Communal Pool
  • Communal Pool
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deck/Patio
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Area
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Family
  • Family
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Station Contact
  • Fire Station Contact
  • First Aid Kit
  • First Aid Kit
  • Games
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Games For Kids
  • Garage
  • Garage
  • Golf
  • Golf
  • Grill
  • Grill
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Historic
  • Historic
  • Hospital Contact
  • Hospital Contact
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Iron & Board
  • Kettle
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Kitchenette
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Lobster Pot
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Music Library
  • Music Library
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Pantry Items
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Police Contact
  • Police Contact
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Romantic
  • Romantic
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Shampoo
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Stereo
  • Stereo
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Television
  • Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Toys
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Video Library
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

EXCEPTIONAL HOME, WALK TO EAST BEACH, MIKE'S BITES, SHOAL'S CLUB, THE COMMON AND EAST BEACH EVERY BEDROOM HAS IT'S OWN BATHROOM & OUTDOOR SPACE

Where the road ends your Bald Head Island holiday experience begins. Arrive by ferry, navigate the Island by one of our THREE GOLF CARTS, on foot or by bicycle. Unwind, slow down…. You’re on “turtle time.”

Bald Head Island, one location with multiple possibilities. We encourage you to; discover the 14 miles of pristine beaches, hike the maritime forest, kayak the creeks and marshes, soak up the sun, start a new family tradition, couples hideaway or celebrate a milestone. It’s all about the magic and the memories. Feel the pretty Island, sun, sea and wildlife. Indulge in the infinite water activities; stand up paddle boarding, boating, fishing, swimming, surfing, beach-combing, kayaking, wind surfing and sailing. Find an countless agenda of activities designed to entertain, educate and pamper or just reconnect, relax and replenish. Nurture your mind with programs offered at the Conservancy, climb “Old Baldy,” a 200-year-old lighthouse, visit the Smith Island Museum and historic sites. Indulge your senses of experience and most importantly treat yourself to an memorable holiday!

Welcome to Bald Head Island! Welcome to, “A Shore Thing”, a comfort holiday home bespoke designed to feel like your own. Completed on May 21, 2014 to host your family for an unforgettable holiday!

Retire to a calming king or queen size bed with silken linen for a restful nights sleep!
“A Shore Thing” agreeably sleeps 18 visitors, three master bedrooms with king beds, queen bedroom, bunk room with two full and two upper twin beds and a private crofter with two queen beds, tiled full bathroom and kitchenette. Each of the six bedrooms have an adjoining private tiled bathroom with granite counter tops. Two master bathrooms have Jacuzzi tubs, counter height double sinks with vanities, walk in showers with body jets, hand spray and rain shower head. The third master bedroom bathroom has a double vessel sink, jetted tub/shower combination. Unwind in the evening with a Jacuzzi tub or body spray shower with ambrosial bath comforts. All bedrooms have flat screen LED TVs and access to outdoor space; porch, outdoor space or screen porch.


There’s a plethora of outdoor space choices with inviting outdoor furnishings; covered front porch with ceiling fans, second floor outdoor space, third floor observation outdoor space, screened porches and a outdoor space between the home and the crofter. The reverse floor plan maximizes sea vistas. The third floor observation outdoor space includes charming sea vistas by day, sunsets and star gazing at nighttime! Sip wine as you watch the sun set over the glistening water from the third floor observation outdoor space. On Bald Head Island the sun both rises and sets over water. You can hear the sea from the home!

Grab one of our fluffy beach towels included for each member of your family and in less than a min. walk along the boardwalk, your toes are in the sand on East Beach! Or take one of the three golf carts and drive around the block to East Beach. We’re less than two mins. from the Shoal’s Club, BHI Conservancy and South Beach. It’s a brief nice ride to the Maritime Market and Marina, choose between a shaded and protected route through the maritime forest along Federal Road or take the more dramatic route along South Bald Head Wynd.

Dining out at one of the eateries/clubs? Eating in, plenty of room for the whole family to gather around the table. The open floor plan accommodates multiple families. Prepare your meals in a well-supplied chef’s kitchen; Thermador Pro appliances, 48 inch refrigerator, 48 inch six burner gas range top with griddle, double convection ovens, draw microwave, ice maker, drink center, island with raised teak breakfast bar, granite counter tops, farmers sink, pot filler, bridge faucet and dishwasher.

BHI Club and Shoal's Clubs Optional.

Play, discover and discover all day! Spoil yourself you deserve it! Now start packing. Our welcome mat is out and we strive for legendary hospitality at “A Shore Thing”!

Tips to Save Money on your Rental

  • Many property management companies and vacation rental houses supply Carolina Beach area travel catalogs which include money-saving offers, either offered independently by vendors, or via a relationship between the management company and the vendor itself. Search for these publications and coupon books, as this allows travelers to discover the very same great attractions with a considerable discounted.
  • Just want to avoid the crowds of people? Off-season rates are usually a fraction of peak costs.
  • Many property management companies and owners offer savings for active and veteran men and women of the U.S. Armed forces, or repeat visitors to the same vacation home. Be sure to confirm with property management company to see if your visiting crew is eligible for a discounted price.
  • Is there a specific activity that you are mainly anticipating during your stay? You will definitely get the best value from a home that most closely suits your ideal trip setting, regardless if it costs a bit extra.
  • Think about investing in trip insurance together with your rental agreement. Trip insurance, which usually add anywhere between 1% - 5% of the basic rental rate, provides guests reimbursement of their travel expenses for any missed due to medical-related emergencies or weather, in addition to ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, like an unanticipated hotel stay or additional gasoline.

How to Book a Rental Home

You may be pleasantly surprised to find out how many properties are available at your destination. Vacation home accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of worldwide research sites like Tripadvisor and VRBO.

Virtually all vacation homes in Carolina Beach are privately owned and many are represented by established local property management companies. For owners not directly engaged in the management of their property, management companies are critical in assisting guests with making reservations, checking-in, cleaning, as well as maintenance problems that may occur.

Here are some tips and methods to help you understand the vacation home search and booking process.

Where to find and book the perfect rental home:

Do you think " EXCEPTIONAL HOME WALK TO E BEACH, EA BR Own BATH & OUTDOOR SPACE " is the best rental property for your next vacation? Read through this check list to make sure it fits your needs.

Start Your Search Early

Like many renowned hot spots, In Carolina Beach the best vacation rentals are booked early. To guarantee the very best selection of rental homes, we recommend searching and reserving your Carolina Beach vacation home 6-12 months before your travel dates, whenever feasible. A lot of families decide to start their search during Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Eve holiday gatherings.

Select your Area and Vacation Week

Begin by deciding which particular area of Carolina Beach you would like to explore, and the determine dates you'll be vacationing.

Just How Much Rental Do You Really Need?

Determine who is attending the vacation, and how many/what particular bedroom configuration you'll need. Bear in mind that a lot of homes list maximum guest capacity, which oftentimes includes sofa beds in the family room. It is important to determine what is acceptable for your family. Specific descriptions of bedrooms and beds are usually accessible on the internet. Otherwise, get in touch with the property manager before you book.

Commit to a Spending Limit

Make certain " EXCEPTIONAL HOME WALK TO E BEACH, EA BR Own BATH & OUTDOOR SPACE " works with your price range *during your desired dates*. If a few groups or loved ones are sharing the cost, make certain each group understands their obligations and has approved a maximum they are prepared to pay. Usually, a single member of the group will be liable for making the full reservation and collecting each person's share.

Let's Talk Amenities

What amenities is your group interested in? Is a screened-in deck a requirement? Are you more enthusiastic about wildlife or night life? Will the rental have bikes and body boards for use as part of your stay? Make a list of priority conveniences to facilitate filter your search.

Accessability

Do members of your crew have specialized needs? If wheel chair accessibility, elevators, pool lifts or other specialized equipment is needed, include that into your search. The majority of property listings include a list of amenities.

Fido Approved

Do not forget to include your companion! Although many vacation rentals allow canine companions, rules and fees vary per rental. Make sure that you study descriptions and contracts carefully. Charges may apply when animals are added. Ask questions *well before* you book!

Searching the Internet

When the place, travel dates and people are decided, search multiple resources for the best rental home selection. Besides Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Carolina Beach local vacation homes" for local vacation home management companies. Local companies frequently have a unique selection of rentals daily and weekly.

Negotiate

When you have spotted your dream rental, double check to make sure your vacation dates are available.

Although not true for all properties, many rental owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If they are hesitant to budge on a highly-desirable stay, try getting an extra night. Off-peak weeks are likely to be negotiable more often than peak-season..

Study The Contract

Read the full contract and make sure you understand who is liable for:

  • Utilities
  • Internet
  • Long Distance Calls
  • Pool and hot tub heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • Housekeeping
  • Trash collection
  • Maintenance (get a phone number)
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking Space

In addition to the standard price, vacationers will need to pay state taxes when renting " EXCEPTIONAL HOME WALK TO E BEACH, EA BR Own BATH & OUTDOOR SPACE ", along with various other fees that may be required depending on their circumstances, including an animal fee, earlier check-in or later check-out fee, or a pool heater fee for private swimming pool usage during the autumn or spring months.

Cancellations Happen

Ensure you understand the cancellation policy before reserving. You'll likely be offered trip insurance. Trip insurance, which normally costs somewhere between 1% - 5% of the standard vacation rental cost, can provide travellers with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent vacation property costs) for any days missed resulting from personal health related emergencies or storms, as well as hurricane evacuation costs, such as a unanticipated motel stay or extra gas.

Complete the Reservation

When everything seems correct, it's finally time to sign on the dotted line. You will likely be asked to submit a security deposit at time of reservation.

Know Who to Call

Put the rental manager's contact info into your phone and wallet for convenient access to answers during your visit.

Congrats! All that is left is making the most of your vacation!

During your Stay

  • Photograph at your arrival. Take notes of any wear and tear when you arrive. We also recommend immediately phoning the rental manager with a report of any damage, together with your request for any critical fixes.
  • You may need guidance for a gas fireplace, TV or hot tub. Contact your rental manager. They are there to help. A phone call can save several hours of trouble.
  • Please remember to respect your neighbors. . Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by vacationers next to your residence.
  • Ask a local. Local people are a fantastic source of recommendations. Who better to ask where to get the best chicken wings, have a great date night, or the best areas for night life?
  • Enjoy your stay! Make sure to protect the property owner (and your things!) by keeping the rental locked up when you are away, just like you would at home.

At the end of your stay

  • Double-check every space of the rental property to ensure that you've packed all possessions.
  • Once your things are all out, perform a walk-through of the rental to be certain no property damage occurred during your stay. We recommend walking through with the property manager whenever you can (this may not be possible).. If the property owner is not available, make certain you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • How was your trip? Just about all rental management companies and rental home sites allow renters to give comments. If your vacation rental and/or property manager was terrific, they'll appreciate your recommendations. If anything was unacceptable and they didn't fix it in a practical manner, or when the property was not as described, you may want to note that as part of your feedback.

Iterate

How did they like the rental? If everything was exceptional, next year's vacation planning will be painless. Otherwise, you have gained useful rental search experience to help with the next search.

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