PERFECT FAMILY SOUNDFRONT COTTAGE, BOAT SLIPS, MINUTE TO OCEAN

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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights
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PERFECT FAMILY SOUNDFRONT COTTAGE, BOAT SLIPS, MINUTE TO OCEAN

Wrightsville Beach Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

Charming family cottage built by owners’ grandfather in 1959. The McGowan Cottage’s most spectacular feature is the wraparound porch - the perfect place to start and end your day. Choose a rocking chair to enjoy your morning coffee. As the day passes, boating creates an entirely different scene before your reward – brilliant sunsets over Banks Channel.

Ocean side beach is only a two-minute walk away over the dunes. During the day, if the ocean side seems a little crowded, you can always enjoy your own private beach on the sound.

Don’t forget the boat! The pier offers two boat slips and still provides ample opportunity to enjoy sound side activities. Fishing from the pier has always been a lucky spot. Enjoy your own fresh catch of the day - anything from flounder to croaker – and, most evenings, you will glimpse the Great Blue Heron who has also found the pier’s fishing to be among the best.

Cottage offers room for 8-9 to spread out in 4 bedrooms, over 1700 square feet. The eat-in kitchen is a wonderful place for family gatherings. The house is child friendly, but please, no pets. This is the cottage the owners have been coming to all their lives and we hope you will spend some time there as well. Stepping into the McGowan Cottage is like returning to a simpler, slower, more peaceful time. It’s everything the beach should be.

Must be 25 or older to rent home. Reservations made under false pretenses will be subject to cancellation/eviction with no refund given.

Keywords: cottage, charming, great views, perfect for families

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
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Family built and owned cottage

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1959
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Property Reviews

Perfect Family Soundfront Cottage, Boat Slips, Minute to Ocean
average rating of 4.571429 based on 9 reviews
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Perfect Family Soundfront Cottage, Boat Slips, Minute to Ocean
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p348614vb
919-524-3902
Wrightsville Beach Coastal North Carolina
Raleigh, NC
5

Charming Cottage

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
McGowan cottage was the perfect location for our weekend stay during the Beach2Battleship Ironman event. The vintage decor was charming and working with the owners in making arrangements was easy. We will definitely utilize this location again!
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Perfect Family Soundfront Cottage, Boat Slips, Minute to Ocean
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p348614vb
919-524-3902
Wrightsville Beach Coastal North Carolina
5

WOW Commotion in the Ocean swim meet

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
Once again, 3 families from our swim team had a wonderful time at the Mcgowen Cottage. The place is perfect for families and the weather was perfect. We especially like access to the sound and enjoyed kayaking and fishing. The beach is very close and the water was awesome. There is plenty of room to enjoy each other's company in the living room, dining room and porch. Definately plan to stay there next year.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Perfect Family Soundfront Cottage, Boat Slips, Minute to Ocean
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p348614vb
919-524-3902
Wrightsville Beach Coastal North Carolina
DC
4

Girls Weekend Fun

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
We had a lovely girls weekend. There was plenty of room for all 10 of us. The weather was cold so we couldn't enjoy the porch, but we still had a great time!
business
Perfect Family Soundfront Cottage, Boat Slips, Minute to Ocean
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p348614vb
919-524-3902
Wrightsville Beach Coastal North Carolina
raleigh
5

Love the Mc Gowan Cottage

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
Love Love Love the McGowan Cottage. Great beach cottage. Very clean. We stayed there recently for my sister in laws wedding . It was perfect for our family . We will be back very soon.
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers
business
Perfect Family Soundfront Cottage, Boat Slips, Minute to Ocean
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p348614vb
919-524-3902
Wrightsville Beach Coastal North Carolina
Raleigh, NC
5

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
The cottage was a wonderful place to get away from the busy city life! The location to the beach and the Intercoastal waterway was perfect! Also a quick ride from downtown Wilmington and the Riverwalk. The bedrooms were spacious and the living room was absolutely perfect for a large group to sit around, chat and enjoy each others company. There was a lot of available parking and a few restaurants were even within walking distance. I definitely would recommend this place!!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1

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Availability & Rates

Wrightsville Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Notes

  • From $200/nt
  • US Dollar
  • In Season (Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend)
  • $2395 per week + $350 security deposit (Saturday-Saturday), $350 additional night
  • Off Season (Mar 1- prior to Memorial Day wkend, after Labor Day wkend - Nov 30)
  • $1700 per week + $350 security deposit, $750 per weekend, $275 additional night
  • In Season rates do apply to holidays during off season, i.e. Thanksgiving week
  • Winter rates $1400 per week + security deposit, $550 wkend, $200 additional night
  • In Season check in time 4pm, check out 12 noon. Off season check in 3 pm
  • 2 night minimum stay. We do not provide long term rentals for college students.

Amenities

Wrightsville Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in master bedroom, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds in 2 rooms, Baby Cribs (1) pack n' play stored in closet
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • arboretum
  • restaurants
  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • basketball court
  • kayaking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Wraparound porch with amazing views