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Duffy's Dock House with deep water fishing pier

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom with deep water fishing pier

This house is an absolute gem! Nestled on a private waterfront lot, this three-bedroom home is just a quick five-minute scenic walk (paved sidewalk) from the recently-renourished beaches of Oak Island. Duffy's Dock House's new owners have lovingly redecorated with your perfect vacation in mind!

Duffy's Dock House is waiting to help you create a relaxing vacation full of cherished memories. Watch the sunrise on the fishing pier as the tide flows in and out. Launch the kayaks from the dock and explore the quiet, serene, wildlife-filled Davis Creek. Use the crabpot to catch your dinner. Enjoy yourself under the shady oaks of the large grassy backyard. Take a cruise around the island on one of the owner-provided beach bikes. Load up the beach cart and stroll over the tidal creek to the beautiful beach or try your hand at surf fishing. Wash the sand from your feet in the private, outdoor hot-water shower. Put an umbrella in your drink and grab a book as you relax on the shady backporch. Whip up a gourmet meal in the well-stocked kitchen or grill out on the backyard deck. Take a family portrait on the dock with Davis Creek stretching behind you. For a rainy day, Duffy's Dock House comes equipped with plenty of games, puzzles, and books to keep the whole family entertained. If that is not enough, then take a short drive to historic Southport to visit museums, art galleries, historic homes and then dine in one of Southport's many excellent restaurants. For day trips, historic downtown Wilmington is only 40 minutes, Myrtle Beach is an easy 1 hour drive or take a scenic ferry ride to exclusive Bald Head Island. A convenience store sits just one block away on the way to the beach.

With plenty of room to spread out or get together for a family dinner, Duffy's Dock House is truly a great family vacation home. The beaches of Oak Island are waiting for you...

Master bedroom = 1 Queen + full bath

Bedroom 2 = 1 Queen,

Bedroom 3 = 2 twin (bunks), + twin day bed with twin trundle (rises up to make a queen)

sun room (air conditioned) = queen air mattress

(Some pictures haven't been updated to reflect new furniture.)

Keywords: Dog friendly House with private deep water dock

More Details

Owner
Rebecca Duffy Bush
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Rebecca Duffy Bush

We have a huge family and cherish our beach vacations. We are so happy to be able to provide your family a place to make your very own vacation memories.

Rebecca Duffy Bush purchased this house in 2012

What makes this house unique

Two kayaks and great fishing at your back door.

Amenities

Oak Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom Queen Turtle Room, Queen Surf Room, 2 bunk beds sleeps 4 Sun porch can sleep 2 with a full size mattress and box spring. Mattress located in Master bedroom closet and has to be set up. (1) small crib available and pack and play here too.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
You are welcome to bring your boat. We have a 12 foot floating dock. At dead low tide the bow of the boat may rest on the mud while the opposite end will not. I recommend nothing larger than 18ft flat bottom skiff. If you are not familiar with the creek it can be tricky to navigate at low tide. Ask me about bringing your boat for more details!!!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

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Duffy's Dock House with deep water fishing pier
average rating of 4.551724 based on 29 reviews
5

A perfect location and perfect home

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect house for our getaway. Two small families fit easily into this spacious home. Very short walk to beach. Beautiful dock on the water. Thanks

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waynesville nc
5

Clean and inviting and roomy

  • 5 of 5

After 12 years of renting vacation homes, we can say Duffys was the best, including best owners and property manager. No hastle, plenty of amenities and toys for all ages, great location! Thanks for an awesome stay! The Powells

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

We loved our stay at Duffy's Dock: great family room, Florida room, deck, yard, and dock.

  • 4 of 5

The open floor plan, casual furnishings, and detailed beach decor welcomed us to a memorable family vacation. Gary, the next door neighbor was very kind and helpful. He shared his daily newspaper with us, and guided us to the locals favorite restaurants. Meals prepared in the well equipped kitchen (minus electric can opener for folks dealing with arthritis) were often enjoyed on the tree-shade covered deck. A quick walk to the dock and we were enjoying the breeze and view. Not much luck fishing, but fun watching the crabs at low tide and the sea gulls soaring overhead. The owners left us a binder of helpful information to navigate the neighborhood areas to the beach, restaurants, and local shops. After each day's activities (Fisher Ferry ride to the aquarium, fishing, shopping, ice cream at Frosty's), we returned to the quiet of Duffy's Dock. We hope for our next stay at Duffy's that the mattress set in the master bedroom has been replaced. The squeaking noises each time either adult rolled over made it impossible for two adults to fall or stay asleep in that bed.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Could not have enjoyed it more!

  • 5 of 5

Home is well maintained, and everything was as advertised. We were in for a wedding, and the dock was perfect for the kids, and has a gate for small children, so you can control their access. Kayaks were fun, and a variety of life jacket sizes, plus an outdoor shower. Beautiful big branched trees with a hammock for kicking back, along with bikes, etc. new dishwasher, nice fairly new grill in good shape, spacious deck with seating for four. Master bedroom is very spacious, and the two sets of bunk beds were a godsend. Big screen tv in living room . Selection of movies and books if needed. Sunroom has its' own air conditioner and outside access to deck. We had eleven in our party (counting one three year old) and did not feel crowded at all. We will have absolutely no hesitation renting this home again, if they will have us!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The place was perfect for our needs

  • 5 of 5

I liked the lay out of the property. The backyard was beautiful and the dock was a nice added touch.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This house was a great location and overall great home to rent!

  • 5 of 5

We always travel to Oak Island for vacation. The kids have enough around to keep them entertained. We love it because it is a family oriented town with great fishing and crabbing. Staying at Duffys beach house was definitely worth it and we hope to be back real soon.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
ILM
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Southport
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Oak Island
Car: necessary

moped, golf cart, and scooter rentals

Photos

Rates & Availability

Oak Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
More Summer Please
Aug 20 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$175
$1,165
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,110
 
 
Super September
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
From
$145
Fri,Sat
$875
 
 
Awesome Autumn
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$150
Sat
$860
 
 
Halloween
Oct 29 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$120
From
$135
Fri,Sat
$815
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$120
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $105
Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

I enjoy making our home available for other people and families to use. I try my best to respond to inquiries in timely manner but I also have a day job and I travel for work quite a bit so I can not always respond right away, especially on weekends. I also do my best to return deposits in a timely manner but welcome reminders by email that a deposit is due.
Our pet fee is based on length of stay. The default is set to $100 for weekly rentals. It is $50.00 for two nights, $75.00 for 3-4 nights and $100 for 5 to 7 nights. If more than one week the fee maybe more. Make sure I reset your quote if you are only staying a few nights or more than one week. We love being pet friendly as we our dog lovers and hate to leave our companions behind; especially when we have to pay where they do not want to be. You may bring up to 3 dogs. We do not allow cats because of allergies.
The cleaning fee is based from 2-7 nights and maybe more beyond one week. Generally, each additional week will be additional $100 except for monthly rentals which will be quoted pending on the length of time and season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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