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Mary Strickland, Owner

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Long weekends East beach Surfman's Walk 3 bdrm w/Kg bed, 2 carts, Wi-Fi, Crofter

25 Reviews
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Surfman's Walk House Rental Photos and Description

Master with tub, spare with shower, Crofter with a shower 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6 )

Come escape to the forest in the heart of Cape Fear Station. Located in Surfman's Walk, just behind the Park Commons. Walking distance to the Conservancy.

Start your morning off with a cup of coffee on the screened in porch. Then it is just a short ride or walk to the beach.

After a great day of sand and surf kick back in this tree canopied cottage and enjoy a patio cookout.

2 bedrooms in the main house.

Crofter (bedroom and full bathroom with a shower) over the garage. This is has A/C and heat.

1 minute golf cart drive to East Beach. About 4-5 minutes to the market. Shoals club is just around the corner.

Cottage is stocked with all the comforts for a relaxing vacation. Linens for the house are included. Beach towels are NOT included. Kitchen has all the tools and gadgets you need.

Just bring your cooler and beach towels, chairs and umbrella. There are some chairs and toys in the garage that you are free to use. I cannot guarantee the status of these items week to week. So you may want to pack your own. The sea and weather seems to destroy these items quickly.

There may be 4 or 5 adults bikes for you to cruise around on and 2 scooters. Helmets are not provided, a toolbox and bike pump is in the pantry in case you need to adjust anything. Please return all tools including the pump to the pantry. Use at your own risk, owner cannot guarantee the working status from week to week. You may bring your own bike over on the ferry. They charge about $25 for transporting it as large cargo. You will have to drive back up to the ferry and pick up your bike. Shuttle does not handle large cargo.

Plenty of family fun with board games, books, DVDs and a nature walk in your backyard and the park around the corner.

Wi-Fi is available just in case you have to stay in touch or brag about your vacation before you go home. The WiFi is on turtle time.

Family room has a 46 inch flat screen with DVD player.

Master and spare bedrooms each have a 23 inch LCD TV and DVD player.

Crofter has a 21 inch LCD TV and DVD player.

Comes with 2, 4 seater golf carts. Age 21 and over to drive. These are considered licensed vehicles and all NC road rules apply.

Weekly rentals are Saturday to Saturday.

SHOALS club is an additional $180 a week or $30 per day. Minimum 2 day required.

Sorry BHI Club is not available.

Due to severe family allergies NO PETS and NO SMOKING anywhere on the property (including the porches) is allowed. Sorry no exceptions. But this means it is super clean for you!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mary Strickland, Owner (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

About Mary Strickland, Owner

We are the Strickland's. High school sweethearts that grew up in Raleigh. After graduating from NCSU we both left the state and have always wanted a little slice of paradise.

Mary Strickland, Owner purchased this house in 2010

Why Mary Strickland, Owner chose Bald Head Island

BHI is a true escape like no other. The decompression starts with the ferry ride. There are few places to really get away. We love the calmness the island. The golf carts and bikes are an easy way to get around the island. Lack of traffic is just what makes the BHI so dynamic.

What makes this house unique

Our goal is to make this vacation place our home away from home. We look forward to sharing it with all of our vacationers and providing a place for you to make memories. We added an extrta golf cart so everyone can go where they want when they want.

Reviews

5
based on 25 traveler reviews

Long weekends East beach Surfman's Walk 3 bdrm w/Kg bed, 2 carts, Wi-Fi, Crofter
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews
5

Perfect spot for our girls' weekend

  • 5 of 5

Four long-time friends spent a lovely time in this comfortable and well-appointed getaway close to the east end of the island. The location is nicely, but not too, secluded and close to beaches and the Shoals Club. Wonderful little front porch with rockers. Ideal for a small family or group gathering such as ours. The owner communicated very well, and there were no surprises. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Memorial Day weekend on Bald Head

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Bald Head. The place was very clean and Mary was extremely accommodating. The house is close to the beach, quiet and spacious. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Three of us stayed there for the Badwater Cape Fear race in March, and we can't say enough about it. Convenient access to the beach and on a quiet part of the island. The owner was great to work with and the property and adjacent cottage over the garage were all very nice. I would definitely come back and bring my family!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

BHI for Spring Break

  • 5 of 5

We were looking to get out to the beach on short notice for the kids' Spring Break and saw the Turtle Tree House was available. My inquiry led to a very quick response from the owner, who was very accommodating with our tight time frame. The house was perfect for us - 2 adults with 2 teens. Location-wise, the house is in a quiet part of the island near the East Beach and Shoal's Club. It is very well equipped, well maintained, and very clean. My son (16) loved staying in the crofter. Cell phone service was a little spotty in the house but we didn't go to the beach to chat and text. We had a great time that was only enhanced by the comfort of the house. We would definitely consider staying there again in the future and recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family was looking for a place to RELAX and REALLY enjoy the beach...we found it on Bald Head Island at Turtle House! The home was perfect! Comfortable! Clean! Quiet! Everything you needed was there! Great location on the East end only 2-3 blocks from the beach and nestled in a tropical paradise. Having the golf carts and bicycles available was fantastic. Our week went by way too fast! The owners were so helpful in providing advice on everything from the ferry ride to surf rentals to .... Thank you! We have passed your VRBO # on to several friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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5

Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at three different places on BHI now and like this one the best! The home is as described, no surprises, which was nice. Having 2 golf carts and 4 bikes was a big plus for us. We have 2 teenage daughters and they enjoyed themselves so much! We like staying in the forest. It feels like a mountain and beach vacation all in one. The house is set back from the road and that was nice. So nice and quiet there. The beds (and pillows) were very comfortable. Thank you Mary for letting us use your beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Rates & Availability

Surfman's Walk House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Summer
Aug 27 2016 - Oct 9 2016
2 night minimum stay
$350
$1,900
 
 
Fall
Oct 10 2016 - Nov 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,700
 
 
Winter
Dec 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,500
 
 
March
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,600
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2017 - May 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,700
 
 
Summer Value
May 6 2017 - Jun 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$325
$1,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee < 5 days $135
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.0%

Cleaning fee is included in weekly rates. Rentals of less than 5 days have a cleaning fee of $135.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Surfman's Walk House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - Water closet, shower tub combo, single sink
    Downstairs powder room -
    Crofter bathroom - Small bathroom with shower, sink and toilet.
    Spare bedroom - Shower, sink and toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Crofter - 1 queen , This is the room above the garage.
    Spare bedroom - 2 twin/ single , New furniture and comfy beds.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , New furniture and comfy pillow top serta sleeper.
  • New furniture in the Master and spare bedroom. Plenty of room for your week long vacation.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Outdoor shower with hot water. Screened in porch.

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