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Best Family Vacation Cottage at the Beach in ~NC~

26 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Wrightsville Beach House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 14), Pier and Boat Slip

Authentic Wrightsville Beach charm with the best sunset view from main deck. Family cottage facing the sound and one row from the ocean with easy access. Large open living/dining area with updated bathrooms, outdoor shower, and all modern amenities. Large Dining Room seats 10. Good separation of bedrooms from the living space. Master suite with private bath, Queen BR, and Twin BR on upper level. Twin BR with 3 beds and Bunk room with 5 beds and TV, on lower level, ideal for kids. Large deck on West side for the best sunsets in town, overlooking water, and upper deck on East for sunrise. Short walk to downtown. Plenty of under-deck parking. Seventy-five feet of unobstructed sound-side beach, great for young children, boat access, fishing, kayaking, swimming, and all other water activities. Bathrooms and deck redone in 2010.

Property includes a pier, gazebo, dock, and boat slip on Masonboro sound.

Quiet block of established area of Wrightsville Beach.

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Keywords: house, beach house, family, great deck, Wrightsville Beach, outside shower, pier, boar slip

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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based on 26 traveler reviews

Best Family Vacation Cottage at the Beach in ~NC~
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews

Perfect getaway and location.

  • 5 of 5

This was truly the best beach rental I have ever rented in all the beaches I've gone to. The location is absolutely perfect. It is really too good to be true. The space, bedrooms, everything was perfect. I was having a girls weekend and the beds were perfect. It is truly laid out for the best situation regarding sleeping arrangements, the twin beds are perfect for large groups. On Saturday, we spent all day floating on our floats in the sound. It was a walk across the street and you had a private beach to yourself. The waters were rough so we even had waves crashing and waves from boats passing by (that were no where near our floats so it was 100% safe). I would recommend this to Anyone, and especially just sitting sound side. There were 8 of us and had room for about 4 -6 more chairs so it was a nice size. We will definitely be booking again. Absolutely wonderful.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Milwaukee, WI

Great for our multi-generation, multi-family reunion!

  • 5 of 5

We love the Allen House! It has the charm of the beach houses we grew up with on Wrightsville, but the accommodations: beds, baths, kitchen, furniture, everything is clean and updated. Easy walk to the ocean, but the real treat is the fantastic deck for large gatherings and beautiful sunsets. Plenty of parking. Sound is perfect for afternoon floating if it's not your night to prepare dinner! Owners are wonderful to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC

Can't wait to go back!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Allen Cottage for a fitness competition and relaxing beach mini vacay we were in town for. The family handles all booking and correspondences themselves which was such a nice touch vs through a rental agency. The cottage was everything as it was described and fit 13 adults just fine (even though it was a bit of a throw back to summer camp days putting 7 of us in 2 rooms downstairs in multi single beds, no one minded though). Excellent location for beach access (2nd row back), bars and restaurants (walking distance), beautiful views of the sound (sunset over the water - ahhhh) and unparalleled service from the owners who were friendly, available and the most accommodating. Super relaxing and laid back. Cannot WAIT to go back! We will definitely be booking this house again!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Burlington, NC

Tremendous house and location for a family beach trip

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the beautiful sunsets from the deck of this well-appointed, charming, spacious, and clean cottage. It felt like a home away from home, with enough space for 9 adults to cook, eat, and relax. The walk to the beach was easy, even for my not-yet-2-year-old granddaughter, and the outside shower helped keep the sand from following us inside. The owners were delightful and we plan to return next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waynesville, NC

Tennis Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This is the best layout for everyone to have their own space! The home was very clean and thoughtfully decorated. The owner was so hands on, making sure we had everything we needed. We had a very memorable stay! On our list to do it again!!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alexandria, Virginia

Great House Makes/Made for a Great Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent home; excellent owners, very clean, large sized home with an excellent layout and stocked with everything you have in your own home and more!! Truly! The bed mattresses were really comfortable which is a definite plus -- thank you! Kids/teenagers had a blast swimming, surfing, boogie boarding in the ocean and swimming and paddle boarding in the sound. They/we bounced back and forth. Harris Teeter nearby SHOULD you need anything! Loved the mexican restaurant that is within walking distance to the home. Bring TP, board games; leave magazines, surf/boogie boards, and bikes behind. Owners are very kind.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Wrightsville Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season w/pier and slip
Oct 7 2016 - Dec 8 2016
2 night minimum stay
Off Season w/pier and slip
Dec 9 2016 - Mar 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring Season w/pier and slip
Mar 24 2017 - Apr 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mid Season w/pier and slip
Apr 28 2017 - Jun 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Prime Season w/pier and slip
Jun 2 2017 - Aug 17 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

The property is available without the pier and boat slip for a lower price. Please contact owner for rates.

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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Wrightsville Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (9) In Bunk room there are 5 twin/single. Good kids room with TV on lower level
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
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