• As low as $451/Night
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 10
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General Features

  • Books
  • Games
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Barbecue grill
  • Basketball nearby
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Car required
  • Carbon monoxide detector installed (host has indicated there is a carbon monoxide detector on the property)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Cycling nearby
  • Deadbolt lock
  • Desk
  • Dining table
  • Dishwasher
  • English
  • Fenced yard
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Firepit
  • Fireplace
  • Fishing nearby
  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Free WiFi
  • Golf nearby
  • Golfing on site
  • Heating
  • Ice maker
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Kitchen island
  • Massages
  • Microwave
  • Near a hospital
  • Near laundromat
  • Near the beach
  • Near the sea
  • On the river
  • Onsite parking
  • Oven
  • Pet friendly
  • Refrigerator
  • Sailing nearby
  • Smart TV
  • Smoke detector installed (host has indicated there is a smoke detector on the property)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Sofa bed
  • Spa tub
  • Stovetop
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby
  • Tennis on site
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Windsurfing nearby

About this Property

  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Private vacation home

Just Like Heaven - 3 Bedrooms 1 Full Bath and 2 Half Baths, Hot Tub, Walk to Beach, Dog Friendly, Event Home, Sleeps 10
(Formerly known as Footprints in the Sand)

****New to the Rental Market****

****Event Home (For an Additional Fee - Telephone Better Beach Units for details)****

Bed Layout (1K, 2Q, 1 Triple Bunk T/T/T, 1TSS):
BR 1 - 1 King
BR 2 - 1 Queen
BR 3 - 1 Queen, 1 Triple Bunk Twin/Twin/Twin, 1 Twin Sleeper Couch

Standard Features:
- Bed linens and towel sets (shower towel, hand towel and washcloth) included per the capacity of the home
- Totally equipped kitchen
- Free WIFI
- Drip Coffee Maker
- Washer/Dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Departure housekeeping
- Non-smoking

Notable & Unique Features:
- Located in the peaceful "Old Yaupon" area of Oak Island
- Public beach access just a short walk to the end of the street (roughly 0.2 miles, less than a block)
- Within walking distance to great stores, eateries, Oak Island Fishing Pier, trails and fishing
- Convenient to more great stores, eateries, Oak Island Golf Course, Oak Island Lighthouse, sky diving, helicopter rides, putt-putt and arcade and other fun activities
- Short 10-15 min. drive to historic Southport and ferry rides to NC Aquarium and Civil War Museum in Kure Beach and to Bald Head Island
- Event Home (For an additional fee - Telephone Better Beach Units for details)
- Off-season monthly units welcome (Telephone Better Beach Units for details)
- Keyless entry
- Entertainment: Intelligent TVs equipped with streaming. Board games. Puzzles. Books.
- Kitchen: Breakfast bar. Fridge with ice maker. Electric flat-surface range/cooktop. Dishwasher. Constructed-in microwave. Toaster oven.
- Elderly friendly (ground level)
- Desk space
- Screened back porch with TV and gas fireplace
- Hot tub (capacity of 4)
- Enclosed hot/cold outdoor shower
- Gas grille
- Fire pit
- Outdoor storage
- Fenced backyard
- Dog friendly
- Private parking (6 spaces total)

This enchanting home definitely hits the sweet spot and has so much to offer for your beach vacation, peaceful getaway, or even for your next celebration with family and friends! Charming, full of character and unique spaces for you to sit back, relax and appreciate the slow pace of beach life. This home offers very comfortable, modern decor and amenities for your enjoyment. You are sure to definitely appreciate curling up on the cozily furnished screened back porch with gas fireplace, watching the kiddos and your furry four-legged best friend safely play in the enormous privacy fenced backyard. Soak in the relaxing hot tub and let all your cares melt away. Summertime or off-season, this is the ideal home away from home. You can walk to close by stores, eateries, the beach, the pier, and more. Everything else, from necessities to fun, is only a very short few min. drive away. Thrill seekers, peaceful retreaters, and even the history buffs among you...there is something for everybody! Want to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or reunion? This home is an event home (for an additional fee). This home also welcomes off-season monthly units. Come and experience the simple life. It will feel "Just Like Paradise." Make your reservation today before this island treasure gets taken! See you soon!

About the Area

Located on a river, this vacation home is in Long Beach, a neighborhood in Oak Island. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Kure Beach and Carolina Beach, while Smith Island Museum of History and Franklin Square Gallery are cultural highlights. North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher and Bald Head Island Information Center are also worth visiting. Jet skiing, kayaking, and water skiing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with cycling nearby.

Special Instructions

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Know Before you Go

A car is required for transportation to and from this property

Pet Policy

Pets allowed

Tips and Tricks for getting the perfect Wilmington, NC vacation property experience:

Find your perfect rental:

  • June, July, and August are the most expensive months in the Wilmington, NC area. Booking your Wilmington, NC vacation home in the Fall or Spring is our favorite way to save money on your vacation rental. Rental rates are lower, and you'll find a better selection of desirable properties.
  • In the Wilmington, NC area, The sooner you can book a vacation home, the better your selection will be. The best properties are reserved early. Reserving your vacation rental six to twelve months before your travel dates is recommended. Winter holidays are excellent times to search for and book your rental.
  • Hosts and Property managers sometimes offer discounts for veterans. Check with your host or property manager to see if discounts are available for your group.
  • Management companies and individual rental owners typically offer their guests an option to obtain vacation insurance protection. Trip insurance, which generally costs anywhere between 1% - 5% of the reservation price, offers visitors reimbursement of costs for missed vacation time as a result of medical-related issues or weather disasters, as well as evacuation costs or charges, such as an unanticipated hotel overnight or additional gasoline expenses. Trip insurance might be a a welcome relief if the unforeseen happens. Ask the property owner for details.
  • Often, rental management companies supply Wilmington, NC area visitors guide magazines which often include special deals, either offered directly by local businesses, or by way of a relationship with the management company and the business itself. You can also find Wilmington, NC visitors guide and coupon books at local gas stations and shopping centers.

Use filters to narrow your search:

  • Choose your vacation dates and budget.
  • Determine how many beds and the configuration your family needs. Beautiful 3BR,1Full BA, 2 Half BA - Hot tub, Walk to Beach, Dog Friendly, Sleeps has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. If you need a larger or smaller rental, use our Wilmington, NC vacation rental search.
  • Precise information about bedrooms and bed counts is commonly available online. If not, call the property manager before booking the property. Remember that most properties list maximum guest capacity, which usually includes sofa beds in living rooms.
  • Visiting for a specific event? If so, use a map search to browse nearby properties.
  • Proper accessibility amenities can make or ruin a vacation for persons with disabilities. .
  • If your family is vacationing with pets, you must book a rental that allows animals. Ask for specifics on breed, weight, and type requirements. Be aware that some property managers charge pet deposits and fees.

Advice for a fantastic stay:

  • Be sure you get the host's contact number and check in/check out procedures for your rental.
  • Note any issues with the property at check in, and immediately e-mail them to the host. We especially recommend e-mails and text messages, as they usually contain built-in time stamps that are very helpful if damages are attributed to your stay.
  • Ask questions. You may want instructions for a fireplace, stereo or thermostat. Contact your property manager. They are there to help! A brief text message can prevent a lot of concerns.
  • Be a good neighbor. Frequently, adjacent homes are filled by permanent residents. Respecting noise limits and parking policies reduces conflict and allows everyone to enjoy their day.
  • Speaking of neighbors... Ask a local resident! Local residents can frequently help. Who better to ask where to launch your kayaks, have a great night on the town, or the best spots for crabbing?
  • Ensure you protect the property owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the rental locked up while you are away, just like you would back home.
  • Double-check the rental property to confirm that you've packed all belongings at departure. Check closets, dressers, garages, and bathrooms for hidden treasure. Clean out the refrigerator and take any leftovers home.
  • Document the condition of the property at check-out. We recommend taking a video during your final walk-through.
  • Did you have a terrific stay? Many vacation rental websites make it easy for customers to provide reviews. If your rental property and/or property manager was great, they would love to hear it. If anything was amiss and they failed to address it in a reasonable manner, or if the vacation rental wasn't described correctly, you'll want to make a note as part of your review.

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