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Wonderful Family Beach House, Cape Fear Station, Close to East Beach, Sleeps 10

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

5 Beds, 5 Baths, Sleeps 10, short walk to East Beach, Shoals Club included

'Le Marsouin' (The Porpoise) is situated in the Cape Fear Station area of Bald Head Island. The 2,300 sq ft house with separate 1 BR/1BA guest house (Crofter) is a short and easy three-minute walk to beautiful East Beach. Listen to the surf and enjoy the ocean breeze from one of the two second floor screened in porches.

Reverse floor plan, tastefully decorated with hardwood floors throughout. There are 4 bedrooms in main house (3 bedrooms with 1 queen bed in each, 1 bedroom with two twin beds) and 1 bedroom with a queen bed in crofter. All five bedrooms have en suite bathrooms. In addition to shower units in all bathrooms, master bath has jacuzzi tub and crofter bath has clawfoot tub. Well-equipped kitchen, custom cabinets and granite countertops. Whirlpool water filter faucet. 52 inch flat screen HD TV in family room with Bose surround system. Cable internet installed December 2014 and upgraded HDTV stations. DVD player. Three additional flat screen TVs in three queen bedrooms. Larger of the second floor screened in porches equipped with Bose speakers. Front porch on first floor and small screened in porch off master bath. Weber gas grill. Large, wooded private yard. Two 4-seater electric golf carts. Temporary social membership to Shoals Club included. Temporary membership to BHI Club available (additional charge). Minimum rental period is one week.

Jennifer Rousseau
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Jennifer Rousseau

Originally from France and the UK, we have lived near Chapel Hill, North Carolina since 1995. We and our three children have enjoyed many visits to Bald Head Island over the years. We have owned the house since April 2012.

Jennifer Rousseau purchased this house in 2012

Why Jennifer Rousseau chose Bald Head Island

We love the beauty, peace and tranquility that Bald Head Island offers. We particularly enjoy the East Beach end of the island where our home sits. The house is a three minute golf cart ride from the Shoals Club.

What makes this house unique

The house is sheltered in a large and very private wooded lot but is just three minutes' easy walk to gorgeous East beach. House is just a couple of minutes' golf cart ride from Shoals Club. You can enjoy listening to the the surf from the screened in porches.


Cape Fear Station House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • First Floor Master - 1 queen
    First floor double bedroom - 1 queen
    First floor twin bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Second floor double bedroom - 1 queen
    Crofter - 1 queen
  • All bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • shelling
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


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Wonderful Family Beach House, Cape Fear Station, Close to East Beach, Sleeps 10
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Fabulous week at Bald Head!

  • 5 of 5

My family of five just spent an amazing week at Le Marsouin! We have been to Bald Head many times but this was our favorite location on the island. We have been beachfront, on the sound, and in the forest. This house was on the edge of the forest one block from the beach! It literally took a few minutes to walk to the beach access! Super close to Shoals Club too!

We really liked the reverse floor plan. Made it seem more bright and open in the main living spaces. Jenny has it very well stocked! It was clean with comfortable mattresses which is very important to me.

Would definitely return to this property!!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, great location, great owners!

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been visiting Bald Head Island for the last few years and this was our favorite house! The location is very close to the beach, surrounded by nature. The house is great, very comfortable and a great layout. The kitchen and dining area are very well equipped for a family who likes to stay in and cook. The owners were a delight to rent from and work with. Before we left, we were talking about renting the same house again the next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home, fantastic location, attentive owners

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed on BHI a number of years and often said we wish we could find a home that we would rent year after year so we know the location, the layout of the house, what is provided, etc - I think we found it with this house! We had younger children and being so close to the beach and Shoal's Club was such a bonus. The house is lovely, clean, and had everything we needed and the owners very attentive and easy to work with. We were more than pleased!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious home, fabulous location, and terrific owner!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a terrific trip to Bald Head and enjoyed this home immensely. The owners were wonderful--kind, responsive, patient and helpful. The home was extremely tidy, all bathrooms, etc. were very up to date and each room was well equipped, spacious and had its own bath. The lovely screened porch gave you the idea you were in a private tree house and even came with festive lighting. There was plenty of room at the dining table for a large group and the teens loved to hang out on the porch while the adults enjoyed the spacious den. We have visited 7 years and stayed in 7 homes and this was by far our favorite...the location in relation to East Beach, the Conservancy and the Shoal's Club was most convenient. Tres bien and merci beacoup! We hope to be back next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

My family loved our stay in the rental. It is a beautiful home in a great location. The children with us loved playing in the fenced yard. The crofter was first class and didn't have that musty smell that some do. Jenny was so helpful and easy to work with. We would definitely rent this house again!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family House on BHI

  • 5 of 5

We could not have had a better house for our visit to Bald Head this summer. The location close to East Beach and the Shoals Club was extremely convenient and the house itself was wonderful. Bedrooms are spacious, all with their own private bath, and the second floor main living area, with two screen porches, was great for relaxing after a day at the beach. But the crofter may the best part affording a luxury retreat separate and apart from the main house. Really enjoyed working with Jenny who was extremely helpful both before and during our visit. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
East Beach, BHI


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Rates include temporary membership to the Shoals Club and cleaning fee.
12.75% taxes not included; Bald Head Island Club membership optional.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.