Welcome to your home away from home! This comfortable three- bedroom home is located on the pristine tidal waters of Pages Creek where you can boat, swim, kayak, paddle-board, fish and tube as you view the ICW and Figure Eight Island. Deep 24- hour direct water access with your private pier and floating dock....3 to 4 feet on low tide. The house sits on just over an acre of land giving you ample room to maneuver and store your boat trailer. Pages Serenity is located in a family and pet friendly neighborhood and can sleep 7 comfortably. For more guests, we have various size air mattresses including a youth air mattress available when booking request is made.
Pages Serenity is the ideal retreat for a comfortable and relaxing stay in the Wilmington area.
I love meeting new people from different walks of life, but as a host, I will give you all the space you want and will always try to meet your expectations. Prior to your arrival, I will be happy to try and tailor to make your trip to Pages Serenity an unforgettable one. Bill and I will be happy to assist you. We are always available by phone. If you have suggestions, please let me know! Great minds always build a stronger and a relaxing home.
Check-In: 3:00 P.M.
Check-Out: 10:00 A.M.
If you have flight connections and need to extend your departure, please check with me one week prior to your check-in to see if I can extend your stay. We will try to accommodate.
***Non- Smoking Only: ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING!!!
Lots of open yard but please discard the cigarettes after you have submerged tip in water and pick up prior to departure. Thank You!
Pages Serenity Cottage is conveniently accessible to UNCW (6 miles), Wrightsville Beach boat ramp (7 miles), Mayfaire Towne Center, IMAX and groceries (3 miles) downtown Wilmington and the airport (10 miles), USS Battleship (12 miles) and only 6 nautical miles to Wrightsville Beach bridge and restaurants, 1/2 to 1 nautical mile to Figure Eight Island bridge, Mason's Inlet (southern tip of Wrightsville Beach), Lea Island/Rich's Inlet (Southern tip of Figure Eight Island) and dining by the waterway restaurants.
***Boat, Dock, Deck Information:
Pages Serenity has a private pier with a long boardwalk lite by solar lights, a suspended deck with bench seating and loungers, shower and fish scaling station as well as a floating dock. The dock location allows direct access to the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) and Figure Eight Island (photo illustrating boat directions), for the lessee's use. We do not rent slip space to other boater's or require additional slip rent...
The owners may have two boats moored on the floating dock, please do not access or remove items - nonetheless, there is ample room for swimming (swim ladder on each side of dock) and other water activities including your 24’ dock space. Please note space in photos. There will never be more than 2 boats at our 4- boat dock. Our son Pryor and wife Megan will access the dock to procure their boat but will not impose.
Enjoy the colors of the sunrise and sunset while sitting on the docks or by the wood burning fire pit. Watch the boats as they travel North and South on the ICW.
Oyster beds are on left side of dock which are protected by CAMA. so always wear swim shoes. Watch tide clock (30 minutes behind Wrightsville Beach) and always use the buddy system as this is a tidal creek.
Personal powerboat rental and other water toys are available from our friends Chris and Terri at nearby Entropy Boat Rentals. Location is highlighted on the directional water map.
***Things To Do:
Enjoy all water related activities (Photos) as well as previous guest have also enjoyed swimming (tides), marsh search on low tide, fishing from the dock, crabbing and clam digging. You can also bird watch, walk, bicycle and jog or simply read a book.
The house sits on over an acre of land so set up the corn hole, badminton set, lawn darts, kam jam or play with the assortment of balls which are provided for your enjoyment. These items are beside the carport in a container.
A dock cart, cooler, and beach chairs, beach umbrella are also in this area. There is a pull behind beach chair under the shed overhang.
On the 1/2 acre back lot, you can park your boat trailer and or have a game of touch football. There is also plenty of room to maneuvrer your trailer or cars.
The house has been renovated for your comfort and enjoyment.
Spacious open plan provides the perfect entertaining space and enables you to enjoy the beauty of the water while inside.
All living room chairs swivel allowing you to maximize the view. The recliner also rocks.
4- LCD flat screen TV's located throughout the house. The main floor master has a Smart TV and the twin bedroom does not have satellite but has an antenna. Whole house TWC Wi-Fi is available as well as surround sound in the living kitchen area.
Kitchen bar can accommodate 7 bar stools. We keep 5 at the bar but can add according to need. We also have an indoor black card table with 4 yellow chairs for guest that enjoy table dining, puzzling and or games. This table is under the bunk bed.
A custom built table with a bench or chairs to enjoy water view dining or use as a desk is located under the triple windows. It can seat 2 adults.
***Children are Welcome:
We welcome children and have appropriate games, toys, movies as well as child appropriate utensils. Items you may request upon booking include (table and chairs, changing pad, umbrella stroller)
***Your dog is also our guest:
For your dog, we have an open weave fenced in yard with motion lights, solar post lights, dog door access into ensuite as well as bowls, gate (located behind the front door) - can be used on deck as well as to divide bath from bedroom. Please bring the gate inside as it is not waterproof. We require a copy of current vet records plus flea and tick preventative documentation. We may consider more than 1 dog with all requirements above being met. Certain breeds may be restricted. North Carolina leash laws do apply. When outside, please abide by these laws and keep your dog on a leash at all times. Unless your inquiry states that there is a dog(s), and I have agreed and received required documents and payment, the contract will be a No Dog Allowed Contract.
***Fenced in area of the yard - Under the Shed, you will find the pull behind beach chair and hanging on fence near the back door, you will find a poop scoop.
***Deck and Carport:
The deck off the house gives you a true outdoor respite where you can simultaneously fire up a gas grill or light up the coals. Beside the grill and under the charcoal grill, you will find essentials needed. Enjoy your outdoor dining on the picnic table. While you await your dinner, watch and listen to the birds as they serenade you with their songs of contentment. Bird food is located at base of deck steps and cooler for water is on the deck.
For ease of mobility, there are 4-fold up chairs as well as an additional fold open outdoor dining table and fold open towel drying rack for lessee's use.
***The carport is located beside the house which allows entrance to kitchen as well as water view seating. A shucking dining table is located at the end of the carport. These tables are for stand-up dining.
Game storage box is in this area beside the house as well as beach chairs, shade tent, crabbing equipment, dock cart, boogie board.
As the sky darkens step down to prepare the family S'mores over the wood burning fire pit or simply cuddle on the swing as you listen to the crackling wood. Benches and a fold up aluminum table with 4 stools (I have not checked but according to documentation, the maximum weight limit per stool is 220#). All items listed are near the water's edge.
Whether staying for a few nights, a week or an extended stay, come enjoy time with your family and friends viewing the most spectacular sunrises and sunsets while enjoying your morning or evening beverage of choice. Watch the plethora of wildlife and an occasional porpoise leisurely swimming by the dock. You can be as active as you want or simply sit back and savor your "aha moment", while you totally recharge. Pages Serenity is a great place for you to unwind and leave the world behind.
***Exploring the Area:
If you are a traveler that enjoys exploring, you have definitely chosen the right place to hang your cap or bonnet.... Pages Serenity is conveniently located. Information is at top of page as well as a categorized teal information notebook located beside the kitchen door to help you plan your excursions. Everyone can enjoy their dream vacation. It truly is the best of both worlds – tranquility with easy accessibility...
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***Extended Stay Rentals are welcome:
Monthly rentals are welcome during off season months. No occupancy tax charged for 90 days or longer rentals. Please read the contract. References or past guest as well as a valid ID are required. Thank You!
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***Please check our availability calendar: we keep it up to date; however, even if date is shaded reach out. Sometimes mishaps happen...
While enjoying your stay at Pages Serenity, owners and their family may access their watercraft from the dock but will not inpose on your stay...Feel free to ask their advice as they live in Wilmington.