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Charming Private Cottage. Join us at "Southern Comfort"

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Relax and enjoy a carefree vacation in "Southern Comfort". This coastal Carolina cottage is hidden away on secluded Fort Holmes Trail in the heart of Bald Head Island's maritime forest. "Southern Comfort" is tastefully decorated, beautifully maintained and furnished with everything you'll need for a memorable stay. Wi-fi, linens, beach equipment, a charcoal grill, two golf carts and departure cleaning are all included. A temporary membership to the BHI Club is included in the rent (for weekly rentals only). You can purchase a daily membership if you wish for the Club's fee. Or you can also purchase a membership in the Shoals Club if you wish.


Enjoy outdoor dining, curl up with a book or just relax on the spacious screened porch that adjoins the living and dining area on the ground floor. We anticipated all of your cooking needs when we stocked the large, open kitchen with new Stainless Steele appliances. A powder room and generously sized master bedroom/bath suite are also on the ground level.

Upstairs you'll find a second full bath and two more bedrooms, each charmingly decorated and furnished, one with twin beds and the other with one twin and bunk beds. Kids will love using the upstairs sitting room with its own television and DVD player, comfortable seating and game table. "Southern Comfort" also has a high chair for your little one.


'Southern Comfort' is located in the western side of Bald Head Island, a short golf cart ride to the ferry, the Maritime Market and several accesses to South Beach as well as the Shoals Club and BHI Club. At the Shoals Club, you'll find a swimming pool, separate baby pool, fitness center and boardwalk to the beach. The Club provides beach towels, beach chairs and umbrellas. It also features an outdoor snack bar and an elegant restaurant for more formal dining.

The BHI Club's 18-hole George Cobb designed golf course has been completely refurbished. The Club has several venues for dining including the popular Pelicatessen that adjoins the swimming pool. It also offers four newly resurfaced tennis courts, four croquet courts and a fitness center.

Bald Head Island's 14 miles of beaches are known as a sea turtle nesting area. The Bald Head Island Conservancy offers turtle walks during nesting and hatching season as well as a variety of nature programs throughout the year. While you're here, rent a canoe or kayak and explore the creeks and marsh. Try your hand at crabbing or surf fishing. And you won't want to miss Old Baldy, the oldest lighthouse in North Carolina.

"Southern Comfort" is a non-smoking home and pets are not allowed. On-Island manager is available to help with any issues that may arise.

We'd love to host you and your family for a memorable visit on Bald Head Island.

Keywords: House, Beach house

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Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017


Bald Head Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Two full baths and one half bath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), 1 bunk bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • 2 bicycles
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Charming Private Cottage. Join us at "Southern Comfort"
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews

Loved this house! Love BHI. Will be back

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience on BHI and in this house!! I really can just reiterate what the other reviewers have said, everything was pretty spot on. The house was clean and a really great layout for our family of 5, plenty of beds and space to spread out. We could have easily brought another couple or small family with us and still had enough space. Mike was super helpful throughout the week and really responsive when we got a flat tire on our golf cart. The house's location was awesome, being in the forest offered some nice shade and a break from the hot summer sun yet we were still super central to everything. It's also really private. We will be back!! And I wouldn't hesitate to stay in this house again, it's a great one.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Relaxing - Well equipped house.

  • 5 of 5

Overall the experience was great. The house is centrally located and you can be anywhere on the island in 10 minutes by golf cart. Mike was unbelievably responsive and helpful throughout our stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect and was exactly as described. Mike was awesome and was very helpful with everything we needed. Highly recommend this house if you are wanting to be in a quiet secluded area.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

I had the great pleasure of staying at Southern Comfort for Spring Break 2016. I was completely unfamiliar with Bald Head Island and had inquired on 7 different properties for the week. I feel like I totally lucked out with the selection that we made. Southern Comfort was perfect. We were a party of 5 (2 adults, 3 kids) and the space and layout were ideal for us. The place was impeccably clean. I also thought that it was in a superb location. I loved the interior woodsy feel and enjoyed getting the shade and break from sun and wind that you find by the beach. Loved this place.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely vacation

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in Southern Comfort for our first visit to BHI. We loved our vacation and look forward to going back. Our favorite memory is watching the baby sea turtle release! The home is spacious and clean and met our needs. The two golf carts were convenient and so much fun. The beds were comfortable. The screened porch was lovely and the location, nice and shady. The bikes need upgrading and we did not pack our own since they were provided. Beach toys were provided which was great. The TVs could use an upgrade as could the rainy day game selection. We had a few minor issues with the house, but the manager took care of things the same day we contacted him. His service was fast and much appreciated.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southern Comfort

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time staying in the forest and Southern Comfort was a welcomed surprise. We enjoyed the quiet, private street and clean house. The wildlife sightings on Fort Holmes was a bonus. This was our 2nd time working with Mike and he has been very professional and helpful every time. Bald Head Island is our favorite vacation location and we look forward to next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Bald Head Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Value Summer
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Value Summer
May 5 2018 - Jun 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.75%

The rent includes a fully equipped home, 2 golf carts, a temporary membership to the Bald Head Island Club, wi-fi, all linens and towels and departure cleaning.
Memorial Day, Easter, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years - $2100/wk, $375/nt

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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