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Beach Rental Home By Owner. Pet Friendly. Walk To The Beach.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning


About the property

3 BR (1 King, 1 Queen, 2 Twin Beds), 2 Full Baths

Mark and Gail love the Loggerhead turtles and it is reflective in the home's decor. The home is light and bright with beautiful teal and green colors.

Located on the west end of the island and a short 1 mile drive/walk to the Beach. This is a great walking/dog beach extending to the point and the inlet. The home is a short 1 block walk to the intra-coastal. This single level cottage has 3 bedrooms. Master has a king bed, Bedroom 2 has a queen, Bedroom 3 has 2 twin beds. Outside patio furniture for entertaining. All bed, bath and kitchen linens are provided. Kitchen appliances (range/oven, microwave, toaster, blender, refrigerator with ice maker, coffee maker), washer/dryer, wireless internet, Time Warner Cable TV, Roku for streaming and DVD, beach chairs, umbrella, gas grill, beach toys and more are provided for your use (bring your own coolers).

We MUST approve your pet(s) prior to booking.

More Details

Gail Johnson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017

About Gail Johnson

A native of Wilmington, NC, Gail has always longed to return to the beaches. Her 2013 visit to Oak Island reminded her of the beach days of the past and she had to own here. Gail and Mark are now permanent residents of Oak Island. Gail brought 21 years of AZ real estate experience to the island and now works for Remax at the Beach. She understands the value of providing the level of service that has made her business a success. Like the Loggerhead turtles, she returned to her place of origin, North Carolina.

Gail Johnson purchased this house in 2013

Why Gail Johnson chose Coastal North Carolina

We love your four legged family members but we MUST approve prior to booking. The home has a gated/tiled indoor area for small dogs under 20 pounds who don't do so well when you're not there. Back yard is fenced to keep them in.

What makes this house unique

Environmentally Friendly Cleaning

We make every effort to make this a “green” cottage with no toxic cleaners, no smoking, no artificial air fresheners and candles, promoting better indoor health quality for our guests and pets. We realize you have a choice in accommodations on Oak Island and we thank you for viewing our listing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This house was great and exceeded out expectations.

+ all information pertaining to house was neatly organized in a binder for us to reference: Internet, tv, keys, phone numbers, etc

+ 2 bikes to ride around the island

+ bath and beach towels available for our use

+ Netflix streaming tv

+ very quiet neighborhood

+ lovely touches: umbrellas, beach toys, shampoo in shower, lovely bedding, kitchen stocked with salt, pepper, old bay, red pepper flakes, and olive oil

+ pet friendly

+ keyless entry was incredibly convenient

To the owners: thank you so much for checking in on us upon arrival and for allowing my four-legged best friend to enjoy vacation, too. It means a lot to me!!
Aug 2013
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Oak Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1039 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Our bathrooms are very spacious with newer counters, cabinets, toilet and tubs. We provide organic bath soap at sink and in shower dispensers. Hair dryers and monogrammed bath robe in each bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • We provide all bed, bath and kitchen linens. All beds and pillows have pest protectors as well as mattress and pillow protectors under the linens. Rates quoted are for a maximum of 4 guests. Additional fees for more than 4 guests (6 max).
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Pet friendly (no cats). Other rules/amenities apply for long term rentals.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Beach Rental Home By Owner. Pet Friendly. Walk To The Beach.
average rating of 4.8076925 based on 29 reviews

Loggerhead Cottage Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time during our stay at the Loggerhead Cottage. The place is decorated so cute! In addition, the place was spotless! It truly was a home away from home. Oak Island is a fantastic getaway.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved this Oak Island Pet Friendly rental!!!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful place for humans and their pets! Great fenced back yard and wonderful, safe neighborhood to walk pets. House was nicely decorated, spacious, AND clean!!! Thanks for a great trip. Love OI Beach. Be sure to eat at the Flying Fish on the water and visit Grape and Ale! Steve is very friendly, recommends great wines, and very knowledgeable about this area!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that your stay at Loggerhead Cottage was good. We love our four legged family members and welcome most breeds. Thanks for the recommendation of restaurants, haven't tried Flying Fish yet but will give them a try. Happy New Year! Mark and Gail
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Clean and cozy

  • 4 of 5

Our family of five found Loggerhead Cottage to be a clean, comfortable and cozy retreat. The property is well maintained and the owners friendly and helpful to work with. We were able to drive to a number of public access beaches within a matter of minutes. The patio was a nice and private place to sit and relax, and the backyard was larger than we expected for our four-legged child to run around. The neighborhood was quiet and a pleasant place to take a walk. We were blessed with 70+ degree weather during the first two days of our three-day stay, despite it being late November.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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vacation with the pups

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time at loggerhead cottage. It was clean and comfortable, very comfy master bed. Dogs really enjoyed the fenced in yard. Would recommend to family and friends. Enjoyed eating at Island Way restaurant, food was wonderful and ocean front views were wonderful.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice home !

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay . The home was very clean . The area was quite and a real good place to take walks with our little dog . We highly recommend it , a great place to relax . We will be going back . Jeff/Carmen

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeff and Carmen - Thank you for your review. My housekeeper is just raving about how clean you left our home. Thank you for your diligence in taking care of it, not everyone does. We really look forward to your return to Loggerhead Cottage. Mark and Gail
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Wonderful Cottage, we will return!

  • 5 of 5

Oak Island is our favorite place to relax and unwind. This year we discovered Loggerhead Cottage, and are very glad we did. Our vacation this year, our 11th at Oak Island, was for 17 days from 9/2-9/19 and it was wonderful.The pictures online do not do the home justice, the decor is quite tasteful, not the overly beach theme some homes have. The furnishings are comfortable, especially the beds, and the sitting/grilling area is very inviting and private. The owners have given a lot of thought when supplying their Cottage, everything is top quality from the towels and linens to the appliances, even beach gear!

We appreciate the concern Gail showed us when tropical depression Hermione arrived at the same time we did! The house weathered the storm without a qualm.There was a bit of high water in other places on the island, but we had no problems. After the storm we were able to enjoy the beach, Caswell is our personal favorite. We also enjoy the wildlife trails and taking pictures.

The seafood at Haag & Sons is one of the many things we look forward to on our yearly visits. We usually cook in and Loggerhead Cottage has a well equipped kitchen perfect for this. On the occasion we dine out Shagger Jacks is always a treat as well as Pepperoni Grill. The binder with info and menus provided with the Cottage was greatly appreciated and helped make our "where to go" choices easier.

When shopping for gifts , souvenirs , or just something unique Blue Crab Blue can't be beat. The owner, Barbara, features local artists and has a great deal of one of a kind jewelry and other items. Pottery, books, jellies and various art work are just a few of the items available there.

I could go on and on, but you owe it to yourself to try Oak Island and Loggerhead Cottage. I know we will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that Loggerhead Cottage was everything you expected for your vacation. Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our home and also for sharing your likes about the island, it will help other guests. We look forward to your return! Gail and Mark
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Rates & Availability

Oak Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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May 25 2017 - Sep 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is complete. Now booking for 2017, new rates apply. Pet policy allow most dogs, NO cats, and need to know size and breed prior to accepting your reservation. No smoking. Download (or email us if you are unable to download) Rental Agreement and copy of driver's license, initial/sign and fax (888) 880-2819 or email to complete your reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
ILM Wilmington International Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
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Nearest Ferry
14 Miles
Southport, NC
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Wilmington, NC
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Hwy 17
Nearest Restaurant
1.1 Miles
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Nearest Beach
1 Miles
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Car: necessary

Oak Island is a wooded island extending east/west about 10 miles and less than 1 mile north/south. Beautiful white sand beaches that you will have all to yourself October-May. Parking is plentiful with beach accesses at the end of almost every street. Bike from our cottage to the ocean or walk 1500 steps to the waterway.


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