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6 bedroom waterfront Special rate June 15 -23 $ 795/night 3 night min

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

6 bedrooms 4-full baths 1 half baths sleeps 12

Situated on the quite north end of Wrightsville Beach this magnificent property has over 5000 sq of luxurious living space on 4 levels with panoramic views of the ocean and sound. Every room has a view. There are 7 decks on three floors that overlook either the ocean or the sound. Elevator service to all levels for your convenience

Non-stop entertainment: a shuffleboard court, kayaks, bikes , small heated pool and hot tub are some of the amenities

As a perfect house for a group, there’s a great variety of living space inside and out. The foyer and great room are both open to the floor above - soaring ceilings, with tile and hardwood floors. This home is custom from top to bottom, with built-ins bookshelves, flat-screen TVs , oriental rugs and oriental accessories

The 4th level ( top level) is a spacious room with queen bed, futon inflatable bed , ,full bathroom living area, wet bar ,large screen TV, 2 Decks 1 overlooking the sound and lagoon and 1 overlooking the ocean. Magnificent sunsets

The large great room, kitchen, dining and master bedroom are located on the 3rd floor providing great views in every direction. The open floor plan extends into the elegant, great room with a 30 ft ceiling large dining table seats 10 people plus an adjacent breakfast area with sitting for 4. Well-equipped kitchen for all your cooking needs.

The Master bedroom is on the main living area ( 3rd floor) and has a queen bed, sitting area and bath with large custom tiled shower, his and her vanities and a Jacuzzi with great ocean views.

The 2nd floor has 4 bedroom consisting of 1 king bed ,2 queen beds and 2 twin beds, 2 baths, & a laundry room.

On the 1st level is a Solarium with a small indoor heated pool and hot tub overlooking a seeming endless savanna

Garage level: exterior shower room; patio; extra refrigerator Beach cart for easy transport of chairs, cooler, etc to beach. 2 adult bikes, 2 kayaks and beach chairs

This house offers the best of both worlds. Walk out your back door to your private pier . Enjoy bird watching, fishing, kayaking etc. The ocean beach path is directly across the street, which is the only beach access with showers and bathroom

This house is best suited families , reunions, business meetings and mature adults.

Please note although we do accept credit cards , VRBO now charges a service fee for their service however we also accept checks which will eliminate the service fee

More Details

Alison Getz
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We celebrated our 50th birthdays here with our best friends and had the most wonderful time. Your house is gorgeous and so close to the beach. Everything was comfortable and carefully thought out. Thank you so much for opening your home up to us. We will be back. It was fabulous
Sep 2001
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Shell Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Macintosh Computer
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Jack and Jill - toilet , combination tub/shower
    2nd level - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Loft - toilet , shower
    Main floor - toilet
    Outside - outdoor shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Key West - 1 queen
    Master Suite - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 double inflatable bed also available
    Sound view - 1 king
    Pool view - 1 queen
    Kid - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • bay/sound
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
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6 bedroom waterfront Special rate June 15 -23 $ 795/night 3 night min
average rating of 4.740741 based on 29 reviews

Beauty Only Skin Deep

  • 3 of 5

This was our second year renting this house for a week. Last year we provided the owner with a list of "fixes" like new grills, (these went on but didn't heat up beyond 200 degrees with an oven thermometer), wasted a day of vacation waiting for another one. The main refrigerator went out (we lost $200 worth of food) and we wasted another day waiting for a repairman. There were 14 people and we had to go three flights down for our food to the garage 3X's a day. The property manager got us a second refrigerator, but it was terribly inconvenient going to the garage for food. While the house is situated in an ideal location across from a beautiful beach, the kitchen is very outdated (microwave has rust and no turntable). Our family members had to bring the replacement grill up from outside because it was just dropped off. One bath towel, hand towel and face cloth for 7 days means a lot of washing. While we were assured that the above appliance items had been fixed from last year -- they were not, which was disappointing. This property is up for sale and the owners will get a rude awakening on an inspection report if the outdated kitchen is left "as is". Some doors to the outside porches don't lock. This is a good location if you plan to eat all meals out, and are only staying for a few days. We lost 2 days of a 7 day vacation because repair people wont come in unless someone is in the house and lost food when the refrig heated up to 60 degrees. This property needs a lot of work. We were very disappointed that our suggestions from last year weren't taken seriously, otherwise these appliances would have been fixed. We won't be renting this property next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

We always enjoy our time at this lovely spacious home. The owner and property manager are very responsive and on top of things. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wow!! Five Stars and Then Some!

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic house! Plenty of room for family gatherings, meals, games, and socializing while simultaneously providing quiet space for private time.

The views from the front balconies, towards the ocean are fun and lively. The views from the rear balconies are breathtaking - vast green marshes, low flying cranes, meandering channels, and such serenity!!

The house is perfectly sited for Beach Fun (young kids out the front) and for relaxation/contemplation ("older kids" on the back balconies with libations).

There is not enough time in a week to take advantage of all the house's amenities.

We just completed our third year of summer rental and have already booked next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relax and Enjoy

  • 5 of 5

Just spent 5 days at this incredible property where the owners have thought of everything to make your stay as pleasant and worry free as possible. We had a corporate retreat here and will definitely be back again!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home in a perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house. The beach access was easy and the view off the back decks are fantastic. Any issues we had were.resolved quickly. Check in and check out was a breeze.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great vacation spot and vry nice large home.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great week for Mother's day celebration with all the children in one place.

This house is the best for a big family or group.

Large kitchen/ dining area/ living room was perfect for us.

Everyone hung out on the third floor and when they needed a little privacy they could disappear to their BR, or the INDOOR POOL, or take a walk to the beach right across the street, or out back for some shuffleboard, or just hang out on one of the (7) decks. This was not our first stay in Wrightsville beach but it was by far the best. We will be back as soon as we can get all the schedules arranged.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Shell Island REsort


Rates & Availability

Shell Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Summer/ Fall
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year Week
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
Late Winter
Jan 2 2018 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Apr 1 2018 - Apr 20 2018
2 night minimum stay
Late Spring
Apr 22 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
Memorial day weekend
May 25 2018 - May 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 29 2018 - Jun 7 2018
2 night minimum stay
Jun 8 2018 - Aug 26 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $240
Damage Deposit $700

Please note that the linens and towels are provided at no extra charge for weekly rentals
Linens are available at an additional charge for partial stays.

If you are renting a property for less than one week, you may bring your own linens and towels from home or let us help with your linen rental needs. Choose from the list below and we will place the order for you.

Bed Package includes bed linens , 2 bath towels, 2 hand towels, 2 wash towels per queen and king bed,
Single sized beds will receive 1 bath towels, 1 hand towel, and 1 wash towel.

Linen Pricing: $22 per bed

Deposit policy is 50% of total rent w/n 7 days after making the reservation and the balance due 30 days prior to arrival
We accept personal checks or credit cards via homeaway

Credit card payments will incur a 2.5% fee

Cleaning fee $240

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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