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Ocean Front 4BR House, WiFi, Pet Friendly, HDTV, MB Balcony Overlooking Ocean

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Ocean Front 4 Bedroom House 1200 SQ Feet, Sunday/Sunday weekly rental

Ocean Front House, Modern floor plan and kitchen with brand new, Flat Screen TV's in Every Room, Free WiFi.

In September 2014 we took out all the carpet and installed hardwood floors in all rooms. Additionally, every bed has a new mattress, new blinds in the rooms and a new heat pump for more efficient and effective cooling and heating! Also, we brought in new couches in September! It is FRESH!!

This two-level beach cottage includes ... cable TV/DVD... high speed internet.. a variety of cards, & board games for your family to enjoy...all at no added cost. The screened-in porch is lovely no matter the weather! There is a picnic table for morning coffee or afternoon snacks, or sit back, relax and listen to the ocean in the wicker chairs.

The kitchen is well-equipped with all plates, pots, pans and gadgets so you can can easily whip up a meal from the abundance of fresh, local seafood and produce available on the island. Don't miss the Farmers Market every Monday located a half mile from the house.

The master bedroom has a queen size bed where you will wake up looking out over the ocean! The second upstairs bedroom has a 1 queen bed, downstairs the 3rd has 2 double beds and the 4th has a queen bed.

Walking distance to City Center with 5 Public Tennis Courts, skate board park, soccer/ball field, new playground, pizza place, ice cream shop, movie rentals, and T-shirt/souvenir beach shop.

A perfect get-away for families and couples any time of year! Need to de-stress and unwind, then its time for a beach vacation.

This is a Sunday to Sunday weekly rental during the Summer.

More Details

Sarah Davidson
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Sarah Davidson

We are an active traveling family with 6 vacation properties for rent. This ocean front house, and another 6 houses down the street, a Townhome in Cottonwood, Utah (8 miles from Alta, Snowbird, Solitude and Brighton) and 3 Slopeside Condos in Wintergreen, Virginia. Vacation Year Round in one of our wonderful homes! We offer 10% discounts for customers who stay in two our homes in the same year. We are pet friendly because ours are apart of the family. We love to ski and play tennis as a family, but travel frequently for Sarah (Mom) who is a frequent triathlon competitor.

Sarah Davidson purchased this house in 2013

Why Sarah Davidson chose Long Beach

The View is Amazing. The ocean runs East to West so you get an Ocean Sunrise and Ocean Sunset. Conveniently located a half hour off Interstate 40.

Tennis For Free..Just 3 blocks from Free Public Tennis Courts that are in Great Shape!

For Golfers...The Oak Island Golf Club welcomes you to a coastal Carolina golfing experience. But summer vacationers to Oak Island’s vacation community in Brunswick County enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and warm southern hospitality that are hallmarks of Oak Island GC. The 18-hole, 6,720 yard George Cobb design provides an exciting adventure, round after round.

What makes this house unique

Rest, Beach, Bike, Tennis, Golf, Walks and Plenty of Night Life. Great for Families. The Monday Farmers market is 3 blocks away--so fun! Also in this area is a skate board park and children's playground!

We have another ocean front home 7 houses down the street if you are bringing more family and friends along--togetherness, but not too close!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Sarah, Just a note to tell you how much we enjoyed our week at Smooth Sailing. The beds were super comfy, the kitchen extremely well stocked, and good vibes were present everywhere. We especially loved the top deck view, and the warmth of the sun...even in late November!! Thanks so much for creating such a warm and welcoming "home away from home" Anne and Family
Nov 2013
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Long Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Ocean Front Master with One Queen Bed (upstairs). 2nd Bedroom 1 Queen Bed (upstairs) First Floor: 3rd Bedroom 2 Double Beds (1st floor) 4th Bedroom 1 Queen Bed (1st floor)
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
1 outdoor shower


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Ocean Front 4BR House, WiFi, Pet Friendly, HDTV, MB Balcony Overlooking Ocean
average rating of 4.5882354 based on 53 reviews

Very Relaxing and Comfortable Home

  • 5 of 5

Our recent visit to Oak Island was incredible. The home was very open, airy and convenient. We brought along our dog and it was a perfect setup. The open deck and enclosed porch were very relaxing and offered great views. The top-floor bedroom with the deck access was great for listing to the ocean, catching sunsets and enjoying coffee during the morning sunrise. The house location was ideal, offering walking access to the beach and short drives to Oak Island restaurants, Southport, and Wilmington. We will be back again.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Cynthia, Thank you so much for your kind review. It sounds like you had a very relaxing vacation and we couldn't be happier. That is the goal for all my renters. We try and have the place in great shape, with amenities you need provided, a kitchen that is easy to cook in, so your vacation is great. Of course when mother nature steps in and provides amazing sunsets and the ocean and the ocean waves break on the shore 30 feet away from the porch well that doesn't hurt either! We look forward to having you back again! Take Care, Sarah
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Really made the family vacation amazing

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: McCayne, I can't ask for more than "family vacation amazing." I want all my renters to have that experience--it's my goal every time. Thank you, Sarah
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Great location and comfortable house.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at Smooth Sailing over the Thanksgiving Holiday. The beds are comfortable and we loved being able to watch all the football games we wanted. The screened in porch is perfect for sipping coffee in the morning and watching the sunset in the evening. The kitchen is well stocked for just about any meal.

There were a couple of things that could have been better. We would have liked to have a few extra towels to use during the week so we didn't have to wash so often and more dish cloths and towels would have been great. The only other thing that probably needs to be addressed is a screen door added upstairs. We would have liked to be able to open that door and let the breeze in without the flies.

Thanks for making the house available, we look forward to staying there again soon.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kelly, Sounds like you had a terrific Thanksgiving! I love that every year some family fills the house with love and comes together to celebrate Thanksgiving--good vibes! If you sit just right you can almost watch those football games from the screen porch! I'm sorry you feel you didn't have enough towels. That is why I give our house managers name and number in the check in letter. If you ever find yourself in the same situation again give her a call and she'll run some over! Loved having you and so glad you are looking forward to coming back again! Take Care, Sarah
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It just never gets old!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this lovely cottage so many times it feels like our second home. Everything was perfect as usual! Even the weather. Sarah is wonderful to deal with!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alan, I am so thankful to have amazing renters like you and Wendy who come back every year! You send me great pictures (and make me a little jealous, just kidding) and I know you treat this house exactly like your own. You guys are always so helpful and I am very happy you are coming back next year! 5 star renters!!! Thank you so much! Sarah
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CLEAN, EVERYTHING you need and BEAUTIFUL beach access

  • 5 of 5

We have been staying at OKI for 20 years and have stayed at many Ocean front homes and Smooth Sailing has been by far the BEST! We are 13 hrs away and because of everything it provides, we are no longer stuffed in our car like sardines the entire ride! We have cut our packing in half! Beach chairs, boogie boards, umbrellas, grill, new washer/dryer, bedding/ sheets, towels, all the cooking necessities for seafood dinners, ice maker for cold drinks, TVs in everyroom to help everyone fall asleep, screened porch, outdoor rocking chairs and picnic table for the perfect dinner setting, and most importantly a home that allows us to share our 4-legged fur child! You couldn't ask for more! A must-stay if you want all of the above plus CLEANLINESS as well!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kim, I am really thankful for you and your family! I get a lot of happiness out of happy renters and even better when they are people who return! We really strive to help you have a wonderful vacation so thank you for noticing and appreciating it! We don't get a lot of quality time with our families so we need to make it wonderful. Again, thank you for your really thoughtful review. Can't wait to have you and your family back again! Take Care, Sarah
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Location sells this cottage

  • 4 of 5

Positioned overlooking the sea, this cottage is exactly where you'll want to be when you visit Oak Island. This resort area is very low key without being boring. Many times during our stay we had the whole beach practically to ourselves and when it was the busiest it still wasn't all that busy. The beach right in front was clean and just a few steps from our backdoor. Plus, the whole beach was visible from our deck because the dunes were very low, being reconstructed after a recent hurricane took the former dunes away. But just a few miles away, toward Southport, there were many restaurants of exceptional quality as well as some pretty nifty shopping spots. We ate at the Frying Pan and Provisions during our stay, both on the water in Southport, and were blown away with the food. The accommodations are comfortable but the cottage is not large. It can sleep 10 but having 10 people in the living areas might prove a challenge. The living room itself has room to seat 5 people comfortably. We found our bed to be comfortable but you might want to bring your own pillows from home. The stairs leading to the second floor bedrooms are very steep. Kids will be fine but old folks might have difficulty making the climb. The kitchen is well equipped. The big screen TV in the living room is brilliantly crisp and a pleasure to watch. The bathrooms are small but clean and serve their purpose well. Maybe some shelves added so the linens could be stored out of the way would be an improvement. The bottom line is if you want a place to relax and get a genuine ocean front vacation experience on a more modest budget then you will be quite happy right here.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bob, What a thorough and lovely review, thank you. If you can believe it when we bought the place they had it listed for up to 12, we quickly removed a bed. I agree with you I think 8 is a much more ideal number. Rebuilding the dunes has been so interesting. I think ours are coming along great. Work had to stop when a turtle laid her eggs early! Southport does have great restaurants and fun to just walk around the town too. Again, you hit the nail on the head with Oak Island being low key and that is one of the reasons we really love it. I appreciate you taking your time to write this review. Take Care, Sarah
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Many Bars and Restaurants
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Oak Island CC
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many Restaurants
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Ocean Front
Car: recommended

Free Public Tennis Courts are 1 mile away. Also, there is a free skateboard park close to the tennis courts.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Cleaning $160 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Weekly rental Sunday-Sunday Summer

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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