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Sail the Gollywobbler! Ocean View and Marsh Access!

Eric Rosentreter

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english, french, german, swedish, finnish
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Eric Rosentreter

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, german, swedish, finnish
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Calendar last updated:
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Sail the Gollywobbler! Ocean View and Marsh Access!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Oak Island House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Come stay at the Gollywobbler, our family-friendly Oak Island beach house. Our house is a block and a half from the beach and has fantastic ocean views due to its street-corner location. We have three decks that face the ocean, two of them up high on the second floor - maybe you'll even see a gollywobbler! Our covered back deck looks out over a beautiful tidal marsh.

The main floor has a full kitchen with a table for eight. We like to cook so you will find all the tools you need including a large pot for crab or shrimp boils! The living room has new hardwood floors and plenty of books and board games for your family. Both the kitchen and living room have plenty of windows and adjoin a large deck. A covered deck just off the kitchen is a great place to enjoy your coffee or a meal.

There are two bedrooms and a bathroom on the main floor. One room has a new queen bed and the other has two singles. The main-floor bathroom has a tiled floor and tiled tub and shower.

Upstairs, both of the two bedrooms have queen beds. Each upstairs room has a private deck with an ocean view. The upstairs bathroom has a shower.

We keep a lot of beach toys which you are welcome to use. Try our surfboard at the beach, or paddle our canoe around the marsh if you like.

Keywords: beach house

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Eric Rosentreter (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, french, german, swedish, finnish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2015

About Eric Rosentreter

The Gollywobbler is offered by the families of three siblings; Eric and Max Rosentreter, and Lydia Bangert. Eric's family lives in Mooresville, NC, Max's in Raleigh, NC, and Lydia's in Pinckney, Michigan.

Eric Rosentreter purchased this house in 2005

Why Eric Rosentreter chose Oak Island

Oak Island is a quiet, family-friendly beach town. Since the beach faces South, we get a nice sunset every evening. There are no high rises to obscure the view!

What makes this house unique

We love to visit the beach. Since our house is so close to the marsh, we get to see plenty of dolphins, egrets and crabs too.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Here is an email we got from the O'Dells that we are including with their permission.



Max and Eric:

We had a great time at the Gollywobbler. Everything was great. We utilized

most of the toys and it is was great having them there. Less stuff we had

to pack up to bring! Sorry I haven't gotten back to you -- missing a week

of work and coming back is never fun so I was trying to get back on track

w/everything last week!!! The kitchen was great also....we cooked/grilled

out every night but one and had everything we needed. The dogs loved

it....our 1 year old lab was in the water just about the whole time and the

older one dug a hole and chilled under the umbrella! It was great being

able to bring them!

We are already looking forward to returning next year!

Thanks again for a great house for the week!!
Aug 2005
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 36 traveler reviews

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Sail the Gollywobbler! Ocean View and Marsh Access!
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 37 reviews
5

Perfect week for our extended family on Oak Island

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the Gollywobbler as our home for a week at Oak Island. Our extended family from 2 years old up to Grandparents had fun on the beach as well as kayaking in the marsh. The walk to the beach was as described - very short - and the sunsets over the marsh were beautiful! I especially liked the ocean views from the upstairs bedroom and that the sounds of the surf could be heard from the decks. It was close enough to restaurants, Southport and shopping if you enjoy that sort of thing. We simply enjoyed the beach most of the time and evenings on the deck. We cooked quite a few meals and found the kitchen well stocked. Traffic was never an issue and the evenings were very peaceful. I highly recommend this house for your family if traveling to Oak Island. The owners were responsive with answers to any questions and very helpful.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Perfect Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay and have fun! So close to the beach with views from all 3 front decks. A beautiful view of the marsh from back deck. Nice having the shower downstairs, especially with young children. This house was very well equipped for those who love to cook. We had everything that we needed, including games for the children and books for the adults. We sure hated leaving and hope to return next summer!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

The title says it all! This couldn't have been easier: The owner's were friendly from the beginning and accessible. The house was clean and as described, no hidden surprises. We had friends from Chicago, Winston, and Charlotte all meet here and we had a blast! The decks offered great views and the ease of walking to either water option was key. We cooked and grilled every night and the open kitchen/dining room was perfect for catching up and reminiscing. Can't wait to go back! Exactly what we were looking for!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Macedon, NY
5

Wonderful House

  • 5 of 5

The Gollywobbler was really a wonderful place to vacation. The house is really all one needs to have an enjoyable vacation. It's not over the top, but it feels like home. The walk to the beach, is about 1-2 minutes. We had 4 adults and 3 kids, and there was extra room for another couple. Eric was really great to work with. Very efficient! Everyone was sad to leave the Gollywobbler, but we are hoping to stay there again. Such a great visit!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Had a Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

The Gollywobbler was a terrific place to stay and Eric was a dream to work with. The house is definitely located well ... a short walk to both the beach and the intracoastal waterway. The house is comfortable with lots of amenities (including the best water pressure in the shower!) Eric was wonderful to deal with, he answered our questions quickly. There were no surprises attached to renting this property. Would definitely rent The Gollywobbler again.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Richmond, VA
4

A Great Week @ The Gollywobbler!!!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great week in the sun & surf. This house is well located; within 250 yards of the ocean and 75 yards from intra-coastal waterway. You get great views of both from the decks on either side of house. We were quite surprised with the nice surfboard, boggy boards, umbrella, etc. that are provided with this house. The canoe was way more fun than we ever expected; we saw dolphins in the intra-coastal some mornings, while canoeing.

We plan on booking the Gollywobbler again. Thank you Eric & Max!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

North Carolina Aquarium At Fort Fisher
"Excellent destination! Pack a picnic and ride the ferry over. You'll have a short hike fro..."
USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial
Flying Pig Coffee House
"Good coffee, hip vibe, free wi-fi"
Ocean Crest Fishing Pier
Food Lion
Haag & Sons Seafood
"This is the closest fish market to the Gollywobbler. We always get great, very fresh, fish ..."
Southport Ferry Operations
"This is a great place for a picnic. Fun ferry ride from Southport."
Dead End Saloon & Fish Factory
"Food is good but view and vibe is better. Great place to chill and watch boats."
Oak Island Nature Center
"Great destination for a bike ride."
Wilmington
"The city of Wilmington suffers from urban sprawl but the waterfront is nice. Several nice r..."

Crabbing

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Rates & Availability

From $150 Per night

Oak Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
Feb 28 2015 - May 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,195
$2,400
 
 
Early Summer
May 22 2015 - Jun 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,495
 
 
Summer
Jun 13 2015 - Aug 21 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,950
$5,850
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 22 2015 - Sep 11 2015
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,495
 
 
Fall
Sep 12 2015 - Oct 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,195
$2,400
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2015 - Feb 26 2016
2 night minimum stay
$150
$895
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.75%
Notes Half of total payment is due at the time of reservation. The balance is due two weeks before arrival. Payment by personal check or money order is fine. For an additional fee of 3%, we will accept payment via PayPal.

Cancellation 90 days or more before arrival: full refund. Cancellation within 90 days of arrival: full refund if we are able to re-rent.
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Amenities

Oak Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • We also have an outdoor shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
3 Cable TV's, 2 VCR's, Wi-Fi, Covered Porch, Large Deck, 2 Private Decks, Private Outdoor Shower with Hot Water, Plenty of Beach Toys and Games, High Chair, Port-A-Crib, Smoking is not permitted inside of the house, Departure cleaning and linen service is included in the rent. Please call if you have questions.

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