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Exceptional Luxury Home, Easy Beach Access, Ideal for 2 Families, Clubs Included

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

About the property

5 bedrooms, 4 and 1/2 bathrooms, sleeps 12

Our custom-built, professionally decorated & designed home luxuriously accommodates multiple families. With 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, our home is the perfect destination for two or three families to share. Conveniently located in the heart of Cape Fear Station, we're just four blocks away from the Shoals Club and East Beach, and one block away from the Turtle Conservancy and South Beach.

We've thought of every detail to make your Bald Head Island vacation one you will never forget! Temporary memberships to the Bald Head Island Club AND the Shoals Club are included in your rental rate, so you won't have to worry about making special arrangements for club access. The BHI Club’s amenities include golf course, pool, fitness center, tennis courts, playground, and informal and formal dining. Please note that we're Sports Members of the BHI Club, so you'll have full access to the world-class BHI Golf Course when you stay at Rum Runner! The Shoals Club, which is a short walk from our home, features a spectacular pool overlooking the Point, beach access, a fitness center, and fine dining. The sunset views at the Shoals Club make cocktail and dinner hour a spectacular experience.

Our home is meticulously maintained and will provide a restful and comfortable retreat from your day's activities. Our open floor plan makes it easy for the whole group to be together, while our private bedroom suites make it just as easy for you to get away for quiet time when needed! Our fully-equipped kitchen features top of the line appliances for the gourmet cook, and you'll find all of the pots and pans, cooking utensils, and serving dishes that you could ever want. The Maritime Market is just a short bike or golf-cart ride away, making grocery shopping a breeze. Don’t feel like cooking? Walk over to the Shoals Club for a light meal at the Sandbar Grille or a gourmet dinner in the dining room, or take the short drive up to the harbor for a delicious meal at Delphina Cantina!

Our inviting home sleeps 12 people comfortably, which is a rarity on BHI! We have three master bedroom suites, each with a queen bed and an attached full bath. A fourth bedroom is outfitted with two built-in bunk beds and floor space for additional children, creating the perfect kids’ room. A fifth bedroom has two twin beds, and shares a full bathroom with the bunk bedroom. The family room provides a central meeting area and includes a flat screen TV, stereo, DVD/VCR player, and games, books and movies for family entertainment. Three of the bedrooms also feature TVs and DVD players.

A spacious screened porch creates a perfect outdoor dining space or relaxing retreat at the end of the day. Our wrap-around front and side porch makes it easy to walk from front to back yard, and our wooden driveway and quiet back-alley provide a fun place for children to bounce a tennis ball or scooter. We're just steps away from The Commons, where you will enjoy walking, biking, playing Frisbee or maybe even a game of touch football!

Two golf carts, one 6-seater and one 4-seater, are provided for your use. We have two beautiful beach-cruiser bikes for you to use and enjoy during your stay, as well as eight beach chairs and several boogie boards. Your toughest decision during your visit to our home will be which fun (or quiet) activity to do next!

More Details

Anne Walker
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful start to summer vacation! Fabulous house, great furnishings, convenient location . . . perfect for Memorial Day getaway. Thanks, we'll be back!
May 2012
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Cape Fear Station House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • We have two outdoor showers that offer complete privacy for outdoor bathing.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , 2 built-in bunk beds
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • We also provide a crib, a pack-n-play, and a high chair.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Golf Cart
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
We have recently become pet friendly! Please contact us for more details.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Exceptional Luxury Home, Easy Beach Access, Ideal for 2 Families, Clubs Included
average rating of 5.0 based on 45 reviews
Chevy Chase, MD

Great house, great location

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend Rum Runner for these reasons: 1) Location: the house is tucked away in a very quiet and forested part of the island, but just a couple minutes away from East Beach, South Beach, and the Shoals' Club. 2) Great for groups: the L-shaped living-dining-kitchen area is very spacious and has great flow. The sleeping spaces work very well and allow for privacy. Additionally, the kitchen is well stocked with lots of serving dishes that make large meals easy. 3) Condition of the house: up-to-date, nicely decorated, and doesn't have that rental house feel. Also very clean--you would never know that pets are allowed to stay here. 4) Responsive owners: extremely professional and easy to work with. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Springfield, IL

Delightful Bald Head Island Home

  • 5 of 5

Our family has vacationed on Bald Head Island each year since our daughter's wedding in 2007. This is our second year staying at Rum Runner. Once again, it did not disappoint. We especially love the large open floor plan on the first floor, where the 9 of us can be together comfortably. The rooms flow so nicely, from the family room, to the kitchen and dining, and onto the great screened porch. The selection of games and puzzles is amazing. The home is tastefully decorated and the floor plan works well for multiple families. And, of course, the proximity to East Beach and Shoals Club is so important for us. Anne is wonderful - so attentive to all of our questions and requests; expect a quick response from her! Rum Runner really is the perfect place on a perfect island!!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rum Runner Rocks!

  • 5 of 5

OUTSTANDING property. the 3 master suites were wonderful as was the 2 additional bedrooms for a larger family. The location is good at the southern end of the island within walking distance of the beach that was never crowded...and the Shoals Club with pool, great dining and other amenities. We also loved the nature trails and programs put on by the Conservancy which also is a short walk from the residence. It was well maintained and the two golf carts worked great. We would highly recommend Rum Runner for a Bald Head Island vacation!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winston-Salem, NC

Beautiful home in a great Bald Head location!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this house! And we've stayed in many at Bald Head. Location is great - close to both East and South Beach, so you can take your pick, close to various activities and a park where we played a lot of soccer and touch football, but tucked on a quiet street. Beautifully furnished and very well-maintained, with a lovely comfortable screened porch that we used a lot. Best outfitted kitchen we've had! The configuration and open layout worked really well for our combination of 6 kids, and 3 pairs of adults. We had a couple of rainy periods, and enjoyed the selection of games and DVDs at the house. Would love to return!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsburgh, PA

Great home on Bald Head Island!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time staying in this great home over 3 weeks this summer. It was exactly as promised and the owners were super easy to work with and incredibly nice. The home is only 1 minute to the beach or the Shoals Club. The location is in the woods, which we found incredibly private, quiet, and relaxing. We were never short of activities on our stay, including bike riding, hiking on the nature trails, trips to the marina for ice cream of dinner, climbing Old Baldy, turtle watching at the Conservancy, beach, beach, beach! The beach overlooking the shoals is spectacular. The home has 5 bedrooms and we used them all during our stay including combinations of three families, two sets of grandparents, and time with and without children. The kitchen is open and equipped for everything, there are multiple golf carts and beach chairs for guests. If you are looking for a perfect location to stay on Bald Head and it isnt an absolute requirement to be oceanfront, then this is the place! We cant wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Bern, NC

Perfect Family Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

My family has rented this lovely home for several years. We are 25 year Bald Head Island renters and have stayed in many homes. This has been a favorite due to location, cleanliness, comfort and dealing with the owners. They go out of their way to make it a perfect week for us! Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Old Baldy Lighthouse
Bald Head Island Conservancy
Shoals Club
Maritime Market Cafe
Bald Head Island Chapel
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Wilmington International Airport
Nearest Ferry
Deep Point Marina
Car: not necessary

Bald Head Island features many natural environments, including ocean beach, river beach, salt marsh, tidal creek and maritime forest. 14 miles of pristine beaches line the east, west and south facing sides of the island, providing enjoyment regardless of wind direction. The salt marshes and tidal creeks are wonderful places to kayak, canoe and fish, and walking paths abound through the maritime forest. There are no cars on the island, so allow yourself to unwind as you tour this beautiful island by golf cart. You can be as busy as you want to be, with tennis, swimming, hiking, biking, roller-blading, kayaking, turtle-watching, and casual and fine dining, but the best part about Bald Head is doing nothing but relaxing on the beach. Come discover North Carolina's best kept secret!

Other Activities: Observation of loggerhead turtles, crabbing


Rates & Availability

Cape Fear Station House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter 2016/17
Nov 27 2016 - Mar 4 2017
1 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Mar 5 2017 - Apr 29 2017
1 night minimum stay
Value Summer 2017
Apr 30 2017 - Jun 3 2017
1 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 4 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Value Summer 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 9 2017
1 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Oct 10 2017 - Nov 25 2017
1 night minimum stay
Winter 2017/18
Nov 26 2017 - Mar 3 2018
1 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
Mar 4 2018 - Apr 28 2018
1 night minimum stay
Value Summer 2018
Apr 29 2018 - Jun 2 2018
1 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 3 2018 - Sep 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
Value Summer 2018
Sep 4 2018 - Oct 8 2018
1 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
Oct 9 2018 - Nov 24 2018
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $275 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $750
Tax Rate 12.75%

Refundable Damage Deposit is $950 for guests with pets. Rates are not final until confirmed. Holidays may have different rates - please contact owner for holiday rates.

Personal check, VISA, MC, AMEX, DISCOVER accepted. 3% convenience fee added for credit card payments.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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