• 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Basic Soaps
  • Children Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deck/Patio
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining Table
  • Dining Table
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils For Kids
  • Dishes & Utensils For Kids
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Family
  • Family
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Station Contact
  • Fire Station Contact
  • First Aid Kit
  • First Aid Kit
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Wifi
  • Games For Kids
  • Games For Kids
  • Grill
  • Grill
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Hospital Contact
  • Hospital Contact
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Pantry Items
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Police Contact
  • Police Contact
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Smart TV
  • Smart TV
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wifi Speed
  • Wifi Speed
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

Great Location! Recently refreshed home with a screened in porch to relax and appreciate the wind!  Nautical and rustic themed rooms with turtle and other sea-creature-themed touches. With an open floor plan, fantastic and private screened-in porch, and everything you need to make this your family's favorite place to stay.

-Literally just 1 mile from the doorstep to the sandy beach
-Just a brief bicycle ride or walk to the Intracoastal Waterway! Amazing Vistas with Unbelievable trees!
-A brief ride to Gause Landing, one of OIB's most magnificent streets, including the famed iconic George Washington Tree.
-Ideal yard to spread out, tons of room for activities

This home is an roughly 1000 square foot ranch, constructed in the 1970's, with an smooth floor plan and a wide open kitchen/living room that is ideally comfortable.

"This area looks like a postcard."

"Extremely tidy with thoughtful touches.....it's clear these hosts have been at it a long time."

"Modest home with modest rooms, but enough room to spread out....with a with enormous TV and a modest TV with Rokus, and covered outdoor screened in porch, our family was able to savor our space, and all come together in the monstrous open kitchen for meals."

-Charming 3 bedroom 2 bath home for your holiday hideaway! Unwind with your feet in the sand on fashonable Sea Isle Beach...

"Just about 1 mile from the beach!"

-Only a 1-min. bicycle ride, or just steps away from local eateries and grocery stores...

"Ideal location for fishing!"
-Just 2 blocks to the bridge and boat ramp!
-Good back yard for parking a boat
-Plenty of room for your boat storage, and only 4 mins. to the Pier...

35 min to Myrtle Beach
45 min to Wilmington
10 min to Shallotte
2 min to Sunset Beach
2 hrs 30mins from Raleigh

"Sitting in the calming screened-in porch, I forgot for a min. that we were less than 1 mile from Odell Williamson Airport, parks, stores, Lowes Foods, Publix, surf stores, boat launches, the beach, fishing, boat units, eateries, and more..."

Charming 3 bedroom 2 bath home for your holiday hideaway! Unwind with your feet in the sand on superb Sea Isle Beach...

Money Saving Strategies

  • Many property management companies and vacation rental homes provide Southport area promotional books which feature money-saving offers, either offered individually by local companies, or by way of a partnership between the management company and the local merchant itself. These guides may provide a good start to your rental home search.
  • Flexible about when you can vacation? Off-peak times offer substantial deals.
  • A number of vacation rental companies and owners offer discount rates for active duty and veteran members of the Military, or returning visitors to the same rental. Make sure to ask vacation rental company to see if your vacationing crew qualifies for a reduced price.
  • Some homes are primarily designed for specific groups of guests. Large event homes are great for weddings, wedding parties and corporate escapes. Some homes appeal to wildlife enthusiasts. Other properties are situated close to nightlife. If there's a specific Southport activity you simply love, search for properties that cater especially to your needs.
  • Rental companies and individual home owners generally offer their clients the option to purchase trip insurance coverage. Trip insurance, which usually costs somewhere between 1% - 5% of the basic rental rate, provides guests reimbursement of their vacation costs for any nights missed due to medical-related emergencies or storms, in addition to ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unanticipated hotel room stay or extra fuel.

How to Book a Vacation Home

First-timers are oftentimes shocked at the number and wide selection of short-term rental properties available in the Southport area. With such a wide selection, guests are certain to find a rental home that meets their expectations and price range.

The vast majority of rental homes in Southport are privately operated and many are represented by experienced local property management agencies. Vacation rental management companies leverage scale, equipment and knowledge to provide convenient operational administration on behalf of the homeowner..

Seasoned Southport vacationers have discovered several tips and tricks over the years when it comes to renting vacation rentals, however most beginners will be happy to discover that many of these "strategies" are in plain sight, if you understand where to search.

Searching for and booking the right rental:

Before you decide to book "Turtle Shack - WHOLE HOUSE near Ocean Isle Beach - Sleeps 8", read through our short collection of considerations.

The Earlier You Start, The Better The Selection

Like many trendy hot spots, In Southport the best vacation homes are booked very early. Booking your rental home 6-12 months before your travel dates is recommended, when possible. Many visitors decide to start their search during Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Eve gatherings.

Decide on a Community and Time

Start by determining which particular area of Southport you prefer to visit, and the choose travel dates.

Selecting an Correctly-Sized Rental

How many relatives are joining your trip? Remember that many homes advertise maximum guest capacity, which usually includes sofa beds in the living area. It is important to determine what is most appropriate for your company. Specific descriptions of bedrooms and beds are usually available online. If not, speak to the property owner before you book.

Exactly What Are You Prepared to Pay?

Check to make sure "Turtle Shack - WHOLE HOUSE near Ocean Isle Beach - Sleeps 8" suits your price range *during your desired week*. If a few individuals or loved ones are sharing the cost, check to make sure each group knows their responsibilities and has agreed to a maximum they are willing to chip in. Usually, a single person in the group will be responsible for making the whole reservation and recovering each party's share.

Its All About Amenities

What amenities is your group interested in? Is a screened porch a necessity? Does the property need to be beach front, the downtown area, or near shopping? Will the property have bikes and beach toys available during your stay? Make a list of priority conveniences to facilitate filter your search.

Accessibility and Special Concerns

Elderly family members will thank you for not renting a stairs-access-only condominium on the 3rd floor. Be sure to remember and inquire about wheelchair entry, pool lifts and specialized equipment needs..

Go ahead and Take the Dog

Are you or other members of the group visiting with a pet dog? Animals are welcome at a number of vacation homes, but policies can vary. A number of constraints may possibly eliminate a prospective rental. Make sure that you read descriptions and contracts carefully. Fees may apply when animals are added. Ask questions *before* you book!

Its Time to Search

Several websites exist to match clients with rental home owners.. In addition to Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Southport local rental homes" for local rental management companies. Local rental home management companies take pride in a top-quality vacation experience.

Negotiate

When you've found the rentalhome of your dreams, double check to make sure your vacation dates are available.

Some rental home owners will negotiate prices, and some won't. If the rate isn't negotiable, the number of nights might be. The off-season offers your best chance to negotiate a reduced rate.

Read the Entire Agreement

You should know which services are included:

  • Power bills
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Telephone service
  • Pool and hot tub heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • Housekeeping
  • Trash collection
  • Maintenance policies
  • Key exchange
  • Parking Fees

In addition to the normal rate, travelers will have to pay local taxes when renting "Turtle Shack - WHOLE HOUSE near Ocean Isle Beach - Sleeps 8", in addition to any other additional fees which may be required based upon their circumstances, including an animal charge, early check-in or later check-out fee, or a pool heating fee for private swimming pool usage during the autumn or spring months.

If you want to Cancel

Cancellation policies vary with each rental. Rental home management companies and rental owners often offer their guests the option to purchase trip insurance. Trip insurance guards the renter against emergencies and weather events, It gives reassurance should catastrophe strike.

Complete the Reservation

When everything looks right, it's finally time for you to sign a rental agreement. Remember that most rental contracts will require a significant rental down payment and/or security deposit to safeguard the rental home owner.

Know Who to Call

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

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

During your Stay

  • Photograph on your arrival. Record the condition of the rental unit immediately upon arrival. If you discover problems, or if fixes are required call the home manager straight away.
  • You might need guidance for a fireplace, TV or hot tub. Call your rental manager. They are there to assist. A phone call can save hours of trouble.
  • Remember to be a good next-door neighbor. Local people should be as friendly to you as you are respectful of them. Respecting late-night quiet hours and vehicle parking rules can make a visit a lot more pleasurable.
  • Ask a local. Local people are a fantastic source of tips.
  • Enjoy your stay! Make certain to protect the rental owner (and your things!) by keeping the home locked up while you are away, just like you would in your own home.

At the end of your stay

  • Clean up a little. Even when you're spending money on a cleaning fee, The vacation rental really should be in sound condition. Kitchen sinks filled with dishes, surplus beach sand on the floors and sticky messes should be dealt with before you leave.
  • Be sure to walk through the rental home one final time and look for property damage. We advise walking through with the rental manager whenever feasible (often this isn't possible).. If the property manager is not available, you'll want to take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you enjoy your rental? Nearly all vacation rental sites ask for testimonials after your stay . Rental owners and rental managers will thank you for favorable recommendations. If anything went wrong, we advise being pleasant but straightforward with regards to rental experience. The best property owners and managers will work very hard to solve the problem.

Learn and Improve

Did they enjoy their vacation? Maybe everything turned out to be ideal and you're all set to reserve the same rental for next season. If not, you have acquired valuable experience that can help with another search.

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Victory Beach Vacations

Victory Beach Vacations

Visitors who are on the hunt for the postcard-perfect vacation rental in the heart of the Carolina Beach or Kure Beach area will find an enticing selection and plenty of friendly customer service when they rent through Victory Beach Vacations. Based in Carolina Beach in the coastal Cape Fear region, Victory Beach Vacations has more than 100 vacation rentals in all shapes and sizes to ensure that every vacationing family can find their dream home away from home on the beach.   When you book your Cape Fear getaway with Victory Beach Vacations, the fun doesn’t end when you leave the beach, it continues with an array of privately-owned properties outfitted with all of the amenities needed for a fabulous beach vacation.   Jenna Lanier, General Manager, explains that her family first opened the rental and property management business in 2002. At the forefront of Victory Beach operations is Lanier’s mother, Caroline Meeks. Meeks is both the Broker in Charge and co-owner with husband, Buck Meeks, who manages the Field Services team with Lanier’s husband, Scott.   For nearly 20 years, the Victory Beach team has worked tirelessly to establish a network of top-of-the-line rental properties for Cape Fear visitors to enjoy. “As far as our properties go,” explains Lanier, “they are all updated, well-furnished and appointed. “We have always performed post-cleaning inspections and since the pandemic, have put freshly laundered duvets over all of the comforters between rentals.”   Lanier emphasizes how important the guests experience is “we strive to give our guests a relaxing, stress free, memorable vacation.” This emphasis on customer service has led to Victory Beach Vacations having a 4.8 Google rating with over 300 reviews by happy owners and guests.In addition to Victory Beach’s superior sanitation practices, the company offers properties for every type of visitor. Choose from luxury oceanfront houses and condos to more reasonbly priced 2nd row properties with oceanviews. Many properties include pools and hot tubs as well, perfect for outdoor entertaining, and many are dog friendly.   Lanier also notes that all properties are within walking or driving distance to Pleasure Island’s main attractions – Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. The former, as described by Lanier, is the more commercialized of the two destinations and features a boardwalk, outdoor dining options and a plethora of weekly activities including fireworks, live music, amusement park pop-ups, and movies under the stars. Kure Beach offers a more residential feel with its fishing pier, intimate restaurants and family favorite, North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.More water fun awaits, too. “There is a harbor and a canal that feed into the intercoastal. We have several properties on the harbor so guests can bring their boat, kayak, [or jet ski] and travel between islands,” says Lanier.   A stay with Victory Beach Vacations is an annual pilgrimage for most. “A large percentage of guests are previous guests. Some even reserve the same property for the next year as they’re checking out,” Lanier says. “It’s almost like it’s their personal vacation home.”   Even before guests arrive at their vacation destination, the Victory Beach Vacations’ website greets them with a live beach cam and exquisite aerial footage of both Carolina and Kure Beaches. See for yourself by scanning the QR code and call Victory Beach Vacations at 910.458.0868 to book your Cape Fear getaway. Start making your memories today! —Grace Silipigni

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