• 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 numerous 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 superb 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 appealing 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 comfortable 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 impeccable 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 breathtaking 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”!

How to Save Money on Your Rental

  • Find the tourism bureau where you want to travel. Many official tourism bureaus will send you printed tourism guides with promotions for rental management companies, dining and tours. Look for these magazines and promotional books, since this allows travelers to enjoy those terrific attractions with a possibly significantly discounted.
  • Are you willing to alter your travel dates? Off-peak times provide tremendous bargains.
  • Active Duty and veterans of the US Armed forces may be qualified for price reductions. Be sure to ask vacation rental company to see if your travelling group qualifies for a discount.
  • Some rental homes are essentially catered to specific vacationers, whether it is beachfront units with pier passes, city-center homes with walkable access to night life or waterfront homes that have private kiteboarding launching areas. If there's a certain Cape Fear area atteaction you simply love, look for properties that cater especially to your needs.
  • Vacation rental companies and individual rental owners often offer guests an opportunity to buy trip insurance. Trip insurance, which usually will cost you anywhere between 1% - 5% of the base vacation rental cost, provides visitors reimbursement of their trip expenses for any days missed as a consequence of health-related emergencies or storms, in addition to ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unexpected hotel stay or extra fuel. Trip insurance is definitely a bank account-saver if the unforseen occurs (heaven forbid!).

General Rental Tips & Tricks

Many people are surprised to learn the number of properties are offered in their area of interest. Rental homes are gaining in popularity among vacationers, and visitors will find that the sheer number of properties available makes it possible to find an suitable retreat to fit their Cape Fear area crew, from restful condos to grand event homes with several bedrooms.

Nearly all rentals in Cape Fear area are privately owned and many are represented by experienced local property management agencies. For owners not directly involved with the management of their property, management companies are critical in helping guests with reserving, check-in, house cleaning, as well as routine maintenance problems that may arise.

Seasoned Cape Fear area vacationers have discovered a few tips and tricks over the years with regards to renting vacation rentals, however many novices will be happy to find that several "tricks" are in plain sight, if you recognize where to look.

How to find and reserve the perfect rental home:

Before you book " EXCEPTIONAL HOME WALK TO E BEACH, EA BR Own BATH & OUTDOOR SPACE ", review our brief list of things to consider.

Search Early and Often

Cape Fear area rental homes book several months (and up to a year) in advance. Reserving your rental home 6-12 months before your travel dates is recommended, when possible. Holiday reunions can be a great time for groups to plan their Summer family vacations..

Find your Area and Choose Dates

Agreement can be challenging among relatives, but as soon as this difficult part is finished everything will start to slide in place.

Selecting an Adequately-Sized Rental home

Keep a list of attendees. How many beds and bedrooms will you be needing? Bear in mind that a lot of homes list maximum guest capacity, which typically includes sofa beds in the family room. You will need to determine what is most appropriate for the family. Generally rental listings will describe each one of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattress sizes.

Make a Budget

Does your chosen rental property suit your budget during that prime Summer week? Make sure that you get cost-sharing commitments from travel companions well before reserving an expensive vacation property. A single individual in your group must be responsible for getting contributions and acknowledging responsibility for the whole rental fee at time of reservation.

Let's Talk Amenities

What amenities is your group interested in? Do you simply want a rental with a swimming pool, spa or volleyball court? Does the property need to be oceanfront, in the downtown area, or in close proximity to wildlife? Will the rental have bikes and body boards for use during your stay? Make a list of priority features to facilitate filter your search.

Special Criteria

Frequently the elder generation has problems with staircases. If wheel chair accessibility, elevators, pool lifts or other special equipment is required, include that into your search. Nearly all property listings include a list of amenities.

Paws-Friendly, Please

Are you or other people in the crew traveling with a dog or cat? Animal policies are different at each rental property. Study descriptions carefully. Type of pet, size and dog breeds could be controlled. Study your agreement carefully! Fees may apply when pets are included. When in doubt, ask the property owner and get it in writing.

Start the Search

Many websites exist to match vacationers with rental owners.. Besides Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we suggest searching Google for "Cape Fear area local rental properties" for local rental management companies. Local agencies generally have a unique collection of vacation rentals daily and weekly.

Negotiate the Price

When you have found the rentalhome of your dreams, double check to make sure your travel dates are available.

While not true for all rental properties, many owners and property managers will negotiate rates. If they are unwilling to budge on a peak-season week, try asking for an additional night. The off-season offers your greatest chance to negotiate a reduced rate.

Read the Agreement

Read through the whole agreement and make sure you understand who is liable for:

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

Get a total that incorporates state taxes, animal and other extra fees.

Cancelling your Rental Home

Make sure you be aware of the cancellation policy before booking. You will probably be offered trip insurance. Trip insurance, which typically costs ranges from 1% - 5% of your standard vacation rental rate, can provide travellers with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent rental home costs) for any days missed as a consequence of personal medical emergencies or weather, as well as hurricane evacuation expenses, such as a unanticipated motel stay or additional gas.

Reserve It

Once you believe you've identified "the one", start the booking process. You will probably be asked to submit a security deposit at time of booking.

Where to Get Assistance

Make sure to get the manager's contact telephone number and entry/exit procedures for your vacation property. We recommend storing the contact's details in your smartphone and wallet.

Congratulations! All that is left is enjoying your visit!

During your Stay

  • Photograph on your arrival. To assure no damages are attributed to your stay, make a record of any problem areas of the property. Get in touch with the rental manager right away to report your findings.
  • When there is any ambiguity about parking, rules of the house, house access, pool functions, etc... we suggest you ask the rental home manager promptly. A brief phone call prevents many problems.
  • Be respectful of the local community. Residents usually live within earshot. Respecting late-night quiet hours and vehicle parking rules can make a visit a lot more pleasant.
  • Ask a local. Natives are a great source of tips.
  • Remember to protect the owner (and your things!) by keeping the rental home secured when you are away, exactly like you would in your own home.

Check Out Time

  • Double-check each space of the rental property to confirm you've collected all valuables.
  • Once your things are all out, begin a walk-through of the rental to make sure no property damage occurred in the course of your remain. We advise walking through with the rental manager whenever possible (this isn't always the case).. If the property owner is not available, make certain you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you have an enjoyable time? Many property management companies and rental home sites make it easy for travellers to give feedback. If the property and/or property manager was first-rate, they'll appreciate your praise. If something went wrong, we advise being understanding but completely honest about your rental experience. Top owners and managers will try very hard to rectify the situation.

Use Your Experience

Does everybody want to re-book next year? We hope this guide helped you find a terrific home away from home. If the rental property was not ideal, and you will better understand how to filter your search for the next time.

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