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Jim Wisner

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Magnificent Home for Vacations

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Bald Head Island House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms + Office, 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Comfortably sleeping ten to twelve, 'La Vita Bruta' (the hard life) is right on the beach with it's own private access. It is one of the few homes on the East Coast that has the beach and the water on the West side for magnificent sunsets and settings for memorable pictures.

This property is built on a double lot for maximum intimacy and privacy. It was custom designed and built as a full time residence, so it is loaded with detail not usually found in a beach house. It has been featured in 'American Dream Homes' and 'Haven' magazines.

Keywords: Beach House

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jim Wisner (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Why Jim Wisner chose Bald Head Island

We custom built this home as a permanent residence and lived here full time for 4 years. When our daughter leaves for cillege we will move back full time. Bald Head is a special is our home.

This is NOT your typical vacation rental home!

What makes this house unique

We built straddling a double lot so we have alot of privacy. Facing West, our sunsets are spectacular. We have direct views of 2 lighthouses.

Fishing from the beach in front of our home is fabulous (right down our private access walk) and the kite surfers enjoy the easy launching point and prevailing southwesterly breezes all summer long.

The mainland lights at night as well as the ships navigating the deepwater channel to Wilmington break up the monotony of a typical ocean view.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for sharing your home with us for our wedding celebration. We also appreciate the will help us to relive the wonderful memories everyday. Your beautiful house will now be a special place for Jenny, me and our families. We enjoyed every minute of our stay. Best wishes for a wonderful summer. We hope to return to La Vita Bruta one day.
May 2015
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Magnificent Home for Vacations
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

Absolutely Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The owner greeted us upon arrival with a warm smile, flowers and a gift. What a wonderful way to start our visit. This home is beautiful and spacious and it's beachfront location is very convenient. We spent time enjoying the view from the expansive deck overlooking the ocean as well as from the master bedroom. There is even a separate wing which was perfect for my elderly mother. The home is fully equipped. We were able to entertain comfortably about 25 people on two different nights. The owners were very understanding when we had an issue with a missing golf cart. (Which was eventually found) This is a great home for a family vacation or a special occasion.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bald Head Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We would recommend this home to anyone who plans to visit Bald Head Island and who needs a large venue. The three guest suites are very private and accommodate 12 comfortably. The home is finished and furnished beautifully - you are not staying at a typical vacation rental. The location is ideal for families with kids, as it is within easy reach of the dock area, where there are two good restaurants, a bike rental shop, sports shops, etc - the golf club, which has a great pool and is across from one of the most popular beaches - the the central island shops, anchored by the market that is both a very well stocked food store and has terrific take-out capability. Finally, the owner is very helpful and will make your stay worry-free. I am glad to talk with anyone who is serious about staying here - just ask the owner to have me contact you.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Turtle walks and birding provided by the Conservancy.

Lighthouse climbing and historical tours.


Rates & Availability

Bald Head Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $700
Tax Rate 12.75%

50% at signing
50% sixty days before occupancy

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Bald Head Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5.5
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1) Pull Out, Twin or Single Beds (4) One is a pull Out, Baby Cribs (1) Fold Up Pack-n-Play
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
2 golf carts included; one 4 passenger, one 6 passenger.

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