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Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

8BR (4 King Suites), Oceanview, Elevator, Heated Pool, 70-inch Smart TV

59 Reviews
Bedrooms 8
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Coastal North Carolina House Rental Photos and Description

8 Bedrooms, 6.5 Baths, Sleeps 19 in beds

This wonderful, 8-yr old house is less than 250 yards from the public beach access. It has 8 bedrooms (including 4 Kings), 6 1/2 baths, and can sleep 19 in beds. The kitchen, living room and main master are on the 3rd floor and have great views. The house has a private pool, which can be heated in the spring and fall. The dual, heated outdoor shower with Poly-Wood decking is convenient for rinsing off after returning from the beach.

In May 2014, we added a new backsplash and quartz countertops in the kitchen. In June 2013, we remodeled the main living room to accommodate a wall-mounted 70-inch LED Internet-connected Smart TV. We also upgraded the TV in the 2nd living room to a 46-inch Smart TV. All 8 bedrooms have flat screen HD TVs, several of which are Smart TVs. An elevator serves every floor (not the case in all houses with elevators). We provide free, secure 50MB high-speed wireless internet so you can stay connected. There are ceiling fans and tile floors throughout, and a fully stocked kitchen.

Wrap-around decks on each level offer great views of the ocean and sound. Also new as of May 2013, we have added new Poly-Wood club chairs and tables to the 3rd floor deck. This house is ideal for large family gatherings, multi-family vacations, and church retreats.

What to Bring: A complete linen package is provided for all of our Summer guests. In the off-season, the linen package is available for $270. We do not provide beach towels or other beach gear. However, you can pack a little lighter, as we provide an all-terrain Radio Flyer wagon, Wheeleez Beach Cart, and rolling cooler for transporting kids, beach chairs, and beverages, respectively, to and from the beach.

Amenities: The house has a private pool which can be heated for a surcharge of $40/day or $250/week.

The pool area has 6 reclining lounge chairs for sunbathing, as well as two tables and 6 non-reclining chairs for pool-side dining. We provide a number of pool toys and floats. The second and third level decks also have tables and chairs for outdoor dining or relaxing.

In addition to a collection of DVDs, the house has a Netflix account which can be accessed via the 4 Smart TVs.

The large kitchen is well stocked with service for 20. It is equipped with stainless steel appliances, including smooth-top stove, oven, microwave, toaster oven, 2 coffee makers, blender, dishwasher, and refrigerator/freezer with ice maker and filtered water. There are plenty of pots, pans, casserole dishes, mixing bowls, muffin pans, etc. Several guests have commented that the kitchen is better stocked than theirs at home.

The house is also equipped with a new stackable washer and dryer, as well as an iron and ironing board. There is a clothes line in the carport for hanging wet beach towels and bathing suits.

Recreation: Of course, the main attraction is the beach and building sand castles and collecting shells. Our house also has its own private pool (can be heated for a surcharge of $40/day or $250/week). On the island, there is a miniature golf course and tennis courts. You can also rent bicycles or charter a fishing trip. The Museum of Coastal Carolina is also located on the island.

Just off the island, you can find go-cart racing and more miniature golf. Silver Coast Winery is only 15 minutes from the island and offers tours and tastings. Myrtle Beach is only 45 minutes away and has everything from water parks to outlet malls to the NASCAR Speedpark. It is also home to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Texas Rangers' Class A minor league baseball team.

We are at the dead end of a lightly traveled street, so bike riding is a safe activity. Inside, there are toys and board games and a PlayStation 3.

There are many great golf courses within 15 minutes and over 100 in a 40 mile radius of OIB.

Restaurants: There are a number of restaurants on the island, and more on the mainland. We do have a few favorites. For dinner, Roberto's, just off the island, is our favorite. The Bang-Bang Shrimp makes a great appetizer. The fish is always wonderful, and the Fillet Mignon is hard to beat. The pizza is so good we often have them prepare 2 that we freeze and bring home. Roberto's also has a full bar.

Calabash, the 'Seafood Capital of the World,' is only 6 miles from OIB. For dinner, we love The Boundary House. Capt. Nance's offers the typical fried fish, shrimp and hush puppies, and the prices are decent.

For breakfast, we like Sarah's in Sunset Beach. Our other favorite is the Purple Onion Cafe in Shallotte which has giant pancakes, blueberry biscuits and fantastic raspberry croissants. If you need a caffeine fix, OIB Surf and Java is just off the island and Jumpin Java is in Shallotte, and both have coffee, baked goods and smoothies.

Always fun are The Giggling Mackerel with its rooftop Tiki Bar and Sharkey's, both on the island just before the bridge. The Sugar Shack is highly regarded for its Jamaican cuisine, but call ahead because it is usually crowded.

Be sure to check out the link to our website with a 360 degree tour of the house.

You can also become a fan on our Facebook page. Just search 'OIB Ocean View'

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
R.J. (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

About R.J.

My wife and I, along with our sisters, bought this house in July, 2009. Across 4 families, we have 8 children ranging from 14 years to a 2-yr old -- and the first 7 are all boys! We are avid sports fans, and represent Bruins (Belmont U.), Demon Deacons (Wake Forest), and two breeds of Bulldogs (Georgia and Mississippi State). (Please don't hold any of these affiliations against us!) We live in Athens, GA with the others currently residing in Atlanta and Huntsville, AL.

Since July 2009, many family vacations have been spent here making improvements. We have enjoyed Thanksgiving and Christmas with extended family at this house, so we know that it accommodates large groups well. We hope that our guests enjoy it as much as we do.

Because we have young children, we have tried to make it as kid-friendly as possible, and to provide several things not found in most rentals: a portable crib, full-sized high chair, safety gate, cabinet locks, pool floats and wagons. Our hope is that these items will allow our guests with young children to pack lighter.

[The photo is 6 of the cousins together with Grandma about a week after the youngest was born.]

R.J. purchased this house in 2009

Why R.J. chose Coastal North Carolina

We love this house because of the size. We used to have to spread out across 2 houses, but the 8 bedrooms allow our extended family to all be under the same roof. It is so relaxing to enjoy breakfast on the deck while taking in the fantastic ocean view. And the house is so close to the beach that we were able to sell our golf cart.

What makes this house unique

Several features set our house apart from most of the others at OIB. First, it is close to the beach and has a great ocean view. The elevator is helpful for bringing in luggage and groceries, and also for the family members who have trouble with stairs. It is one of only a handful of houses on OIB that has a private heated pool. Finally, the house has 8 bedrooms, including 4 king suites.

Guestbook comments from the owner

All here for wedding. Beautiful house. Beautiful weather for the wedding. Great beach.
Sep 2009
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8BR (4 King Suites), Oceanview, Elevator, Heated Pool, 70-inch Smart TV
average rating of 5.0 based on 65 reviews
Charlotte, NC

Fantastic Property

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group of business professionals stay at RJ's place. The home is in great condition, and the upstairs area was perfect for entertaining. We watched the ACC tournament on his large 70" TV and enjoyed every minute of it. RJ is also extremely responsive to all requests and will text, call, or email you soon after you send him a question. I can't say enough great things about this place. My experience with most large home rentals is I am usually disappointed with the quality inside the home. If you stay in this house you will not leave feeling disappointed. It is clear as soon as you enter the home how much attention to detail and pride RJ takes in it. Thank you so much for allowing my group to stay there. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house with an ocean view!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house with an ocean view and all amenities provided by the owner. Owner R.J is a great guy who is available to answer our questions and provide anything which is required. Kids had an amazing time in the heated pool which BTW was run on heat through out our stay. Definitely will come back to this gorgeous house... :-)

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House with Beautiful Views

  • 5 of 5

Great House for larger groups. Good set up, clean, well equipped, and great service !!!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Springfield Virginia usa

Beautiful house with gorgeous veiws

  • 5 of 5

This is my far the best rental we have ever had! Everything we could imagine needing was available in the house. We had a1 year old and great grandma at 86. 4 family's and never felt crowded. Will keep this on my list. The owner was nice to work with too! 5 star rating in everyway

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Matthews, NC USA

Ideal family vacation beach house

  • 5 of 5

The combination of a very well furnished modern house with extraordinary amenities provided by the owners make 291 West 2nd Street in Ocean Isle Beach our favorite beach rental.

Our family group of 15 consists of three generations. We have vacationed at OIB for 37 consecutive years, since our children were young.

What attracted us to 291 West 2nd Street was the number of bedrooms and bathrooms as well as the elevator, a recent need for my wife and me. Our other requirements are a swimming pool and at least one king master suite.

This was our first year at 291 West 2nd Street and we were so delighted that we have booked weeks in 2016 and 2017. There is a king bedroom with bath for each of the four couples. What sets this property apart from other places we have stayed is the attention paid by the owners to the comfort and convenience of the people who rent the property as well as the cleanliness of the interior. Things we liked most include:

1. The linen package is included for summer rentals. The beds had been made before we arrived! There were 2 rolls of toilet paper in each bathroom and a container of liquid hand soap beside each sink.

2. The kitchen has modern, full sized appliances and is incredibly well stocked with pots, pans, flatware, dishes, bowls, etc. The 3 coffee makers include a Keurig with a starter supply of K-cups. There were 2 rolls of paper towels in the kitchen when we arrived. The kitchen is stocked with salt, pepper, spices, etc. There is liquid dish soap as well as a supply of dishwasher detergent tabs. There is a second full size refrigerator on the ground level and a beverage refrigerator in the second floor living area.

3. The washer and dryer are modern and full sized. The owner supplies laundry detergent, etc.

4. There is high speed Internet (50 Mbps download speed) There is a house Netflix account accessed from the 2 smart TVs. All 8 bedrooms have flat screen cable TV. There is a Play Station 3 with a supply of games. There are books for reading, board games, and some DVD movies.

5. The elevator, a must for my wife and me, always worked.

6. There is a tremendous amount of deck space with nice deck furniture.

7. The house was clean!

8. Each of the three floors has its own new air conditioning system that worked flawlessly while we were there.

9. The owner provides a large array of pool toys.

The owner is available by phone, text, and email and he is responsive to questions and issues.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loganville, GA

Perfect Beach Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying at this amazing beach house during spring break a couple of weeks ago. We'd seen the awesome pictures of the house online, but we didn't really know what to expect since many times rentals look much different in person than the pictures posted reveal. We were so happy when we drove up and saw the house and even more happy when we did our first walk through the inside. It was just exactly as we'd seen online! Every room was immaculate and tastefully decorated. And this place is huge! Plenty of room for everyone to be comfortable and have their own private space. We had 10 people over the age of 16 in our group (2 senior citizens, 3 adults, and 5 teens) and there was still one bedroom that went unused. The owners, RJ and Nikki, went out of their way to make sure everything we needed was there. They were also extremely responsive to any question we had before arriving, like where the nearest grocery store was, restaurant recommendations, how to change the pool temperature, etc... They made us feel very welcome. The kitchen was stocked with every utensil, pan, dish, spice, that we could ever need. They made it so convenient for us! The beach was beautiful! Not very crowded, but not deserted either. While we found there to be plenty to do right on Ocean Isle Beach, we also enjoyed making the short 30-45 minute drive to Myrtle Beach one of the days we were there. The teens in our group especially liked getting to walk down the strip and shopping at Broadway at the Beach. I highly recommend this house to families/groups of all ages. And when you go, be sure to check out the Italian Ice place at the first round about on the island. It was, hands down, the best we've ever had anywhere! It's worth making the trip to Ocean Isle Beach just for that! :)

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Wilmington (ILM) or Myrtle Beach (MYR)
Nearest Barpub
1.4 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Sea Trail (voted Best Course in Brunswick Co 2009)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Pogie's Waterfront Bar & Grill
Car: necessary

This wonderful house is located at family-friendly Ocean Isle Beach, NC. OIB is at the southern-most part of the North Carolina coast, about 40 minutes south of Wilmington. While OIB is a quiet, family beach, the tourist attractions of Myrtle Beach are just 40 minutes to the south. Our house is located on the desirable west end of the island, where the beach is wider but generally less crowded. Public beach access is about 1/2 block from the house.

Golf: There are over 30 championship courses within a 10 mile radius of Ocean Isle Beach, and another 75 courses located within a 30 mile radius. Top rated courses include Sea Trail, The Pearl Golf Links, Tigers Eye, Marsh Harbour, Thistle Golf Club, Brunswick Plantation, Angels Trace, and Oyster Bay Golf Links.

Sea Trail was named to Golf World magazine's 50 Best list for 2009, a list that includes Pebble Beach, Pinehurst, Innisbrook and Doral. It was also named the Top Golf Resort in the South for 2013.

In Golf Digest's 'Best Places to Play' rankings, The Pearl - East Course received 4 stars and the West Course 4.5 stars.

There are 6 local courses that have recently been on the Golf Digest Top 100 Public Courses list: The Dunes, Tidewater, Grande Dunes, TPC of Myrtle Beach, and two at Barefoot Golf Club (Fazio and Dye courses).


Rates & Availability

Ocean Isle Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring 2016
Mar 5 2016 - May 26 2016
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day 2016
May 27 2016 - May 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2016
Jun 4 2016 - Jul 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
4th of July 2016
Jul 2 2016 - Jul 8 2016
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2016
Jul 9 2016 - Aug 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day 2016
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2016
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 13 2016
2 night minimum stay
Oyster Festival 2016
Oct 14 2016 - Oct 16 2016
2 night minimum stay
Late Fall 2016
Oct 17 2016 - Nov 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
Late Fall 2016
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 18 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas 2016
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Mar 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day 2017
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
4th of July Week 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.75%

Cleaning fee of $160 added for stays less than 3 nights. Pool can be heated for an additional fee of $40/day or $250/week. Pool heat is included for holiday rentals. For Summer 2015 guests, we will be providing a full linen package for our guests (sheets, pillowcases, towels, bathmats). For all guests, we stock the house with hand soap, laundry detergent, toilet paper, dishwasher detergent, etc.

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Coastal North Carolina House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3150 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder Room - 3rd Floor - toilet , 3rd Floor off Living Room
    Master Bathroom - 2nd Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bathroom - 2nd Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Jack-n-Jill - 1st Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , Between Bedrooms 5 & 7
    Bathroom 6 - 1st Floor - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - 1st Floor - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 8 - Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Dual heated outdoor shower in pool area
    Master Bathroom - 3rd Floor - toilet , tub , shower , Double Vanity; Separate Tiled Tub and Shower
  • The top floor master bathroom has a tiled shower and separate bath tub. It also has a double vanity and a walk-in closet. A private, heated double outdoor shower with changing area is located just outside of the pool area. We find this is convenient for rinsing off after returning from the beach and showering after a dip in the pool. The elevated flooring is made of poly-wood, so no splinters.
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 2 - 2nd Floor King - 1 king , Oceanview, Private Bath with Tub & Shower, and Deck Access
    Bedroom 3 - 2nd Floor King - 1 king , Oceanview, Private Bath with Tub & Shower
    Bedroom 4 - 2nd Floor Bunkroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Kids Bunk Room
    Bedroom 7 - 1st Floor Bunkroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Kids Bunk Room
    Bedroom 8 - 1st Floor Queen - 1 queen , Private Bath
    Bedroom 6 - 1st Floor Queen - 1 queen , Oceanview, Private Shower-only Bath, and Deck Access
    Bedroom 1 - King Master - 3rd Floor - 1 king , Oceanview, Private Bath with Tub & Shower, and Deck Access
    Bedroom 5 - 1st Floor King - 1 king , Oceanview, Shares Tub & Shower Jack-n-Jill Bath w/ Bunkroom
  • Top floor Master has King bed with ocean views, sitting area, deck access to both ocean and sound sides, large private bath with double vanity, tiled tub and separate tiled shower, walk-in closet, and 46-in LG TV with BlueRay DVD. Second Floor Master has ocean view, King bed, private bath with tub/shower and double vanity, deck access, and flatscreen TV. Bedroom 3 on second floor has ocean view, King bed, private bath with tub/shower, and flatscreen TV. Bedroom 4 on second floor is a kids' bunk room with a twin/full bunk bed, futon and flatscreen TV. Bedroom 5 has ocean view, King bed, deck access, flatscreen TV, shares Jack-n-Jill with Bedroom 7. Bedroom 6 on first floor has ocean view, Queen bed, flatscreen TV and private shower-only bath. Bedroom 7 on first floor is kids' bunkroom with twin over full and shares Jack-n-Jill bath with bedroom 5. Bedroom 8 on first floor is a Queen and has sound view, flatscreen TV and private shower-only bath.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
A full linen package will be provided for all of our Summer guests. This includes sheets & pillowcases for all beds; 2 bath towels, 1 hand towel, and 1 washcloth for each guest; bathmats; and kitchen towels. In the Spring and Fall, the pool can be heated for a surcharge of $40/day or $250/week. The pool area has reclining (flat) lounge chairs for sunbathing, non-reclining chairs, and a table with umbrella. There is also a patio table and 4 chairs for dining by the pool. We provide a number of kids' floats for the pool. The second and third level decks also have tables and chairs for outdoor dining or relaxing. In 2013, we added 4 new wall-mounted TVs, including a 70-inch LED Smart TV to the main living room and a 46-inch LED Smart TV to the 2nd floor living room. We also added a house Netflix account and a Bluetooth wireless speaker for playing music from iPhones. We also added new Poly-Wood club chairs and tables to the 3rd floor decks.

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