• As low as $200/Night
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
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General Features

  • DVD player
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue grill
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Car required
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Deadbolt lock
  • Dishwasher
  • English
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Fishing nearby
  • French
  • Garden
  • German
  • Heating
  • Ice maker
  • Internet access
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Italian
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Living room
  • Microwave
  • Near a hospital
  • Near coin laundry
  • Near the sea
  • No pets allowed
  • Note from host: Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the premises.
  • On the waterfront
  • Onsite parking
  • Oven
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Refrigerator
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Shared/communal pool
  • Smoke detector
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spanish
  • Stovetop
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby
  • Toaster
  • Towels provided
  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • Unit size: 1600 sq ft (149 sq m)
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Winery tours nearby

About this Property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Private vacation home
  • Approximately 1600 square feet

The Suncatcher

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Located in the relaxing community of Island Park Cottages, this four-bedroom, waterfront home places the best of Ocean Isle Beach at your fingertips. Here on the edge of a modest community pond, you'll be a fast walk from a beach access point as well as Island Park's two seasonal swimming pools and fishing piers.

Come home from a day of swimming or body boarding to rinse off in the outdoor shower and relax on the ground-floor patio, where you'll find a gas grille, a picnic area, a gas firepit, and a grassy lawn at the lagoon's edge. As you head upstairs, you'll be greeted by a cool blast of central air conditioning, a washer/dryer to take care of your swimsuits and beach towels, and an open great room with two-story ceilings. This room brings together a full kitchen (with stainless steel appliances), a two-person breakfast bar, a dining room table for six, and a living room with ample seating and a enormous flatscreen cable TV.

Spend the evening hours outside on the deck, where you can dine al fresco, sip coffee in a rocking chair, or simply admire the sunset view overlooking the pond. When it's time to turn in, there are four bedrooms to choose from - two with en suite bathrooms and the other two with a bathroom shared between them.

Things to Know
Full kitchen
Outdoor shower
The two unheated community pools are open from April 1 to October 31
No fishing or swimming allowed in the pond

This property is managed by Vacasa North Carolina, LLC.

Parking notes: There is complimentary parking available for 3 cars.

Dock details: NO BOATS. There are 2 community docks within the Island Park Community. These docks are not for boat access, only for modest water sports (paddleboard, kayaks, etc).

Due to local laws or HOA requirements, guests must be at least 25 years of age to book. Guests under 25 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian for the duration of the reservation.

About the Area

Located in Ocean Isle Beach, this vacation home is on the waterfront. Museum of Coastal Carolina and Sunset River Marketplace are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Rees Jones Golf Course and Leopard's Chase Golf Club. Ingram Planetarium and Planet Fun are also worth visiting. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

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 not allowed

How to find the best Wilmington, NC vacation rental experience:

When to book & When to go:

  • In the Wilmington, NC area, The earlier you can reserve a home, the easier your search will be. The best rental properties are booked very early. Reserving your rental property up to 12 months before your vacation dates is recommended. Holiday gatherings are excellent times to search for and reserve your rental property.
  • Reserve your vacation home in the Fall or Spring to enjoy gorgeous weather while saving money and avoiding crowds. Many vacationers use this method to reserve larger homes, or to reserve an oceanfront rental that would otherwise be unavailable during the high season. Speaking of the off-season, don't overlook Winter holidays for a Wilmington, NC vacation! Who wouldn't love a holiday vacation on the coast? Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Years Eve are great times to gather with friends and family at the beach.
  • Hosts sometimes offer discounts for active duty military and veterans. Check with your property manager to see if special offers are available for your family.
  • Property management companies often offer customers an option to add vacation insurance protection. Trip insurance, which normally costs anywhere between 1% - 5% of the booking price, offers visitors reimbursement of costs for missed days as a result of medical-related emergencies or weather disasters, as well as ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unanticipated hotel overnight or additional fuel expenses. Trip insurance might be a a life-saver if the unforeseen happens. Ask your host for specifics.
  • Many management companies supply Wilmington, NC area travel guide magazines that include special deals, either offered independently by local companies, or by way of a relationship between the property management company and the business itself. You can also find Wilmington, NC visitors guide magazine and coupon books at local shops and grocery stores.

Filter your rental search:

  • Select your vacation dates and maximum budget.
  • Decide how many bedrooms and the configuration your group needs. Waterfront Home Near the Beach with Outdoor Gathering Areas & Shared Pools/Piers has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. If you need a larger or smaller rental, use our rentals search.
  • Precise information regarding bedrooms and bed counts is almost always available online. If you don't see them listed, email the property owner before booking the home. Remember that most property listings specify maximum guest capacity, which typically includes pull-out couches.
  • Some rentals allow pets, but some don't. Allowable types of pet, size and breeds may be restricted, and additional charges may apply. Ask the host about allowable breeds and types before booking.
  • Are you looking for particular amenities? Most rental websites include amenity lists and search filters. Filtering by amenity will allow you to quickly find the best rental home.
  • Suitable accessibility can make or ruin a vacation for those with limited mobility. Make certain to inquire about wheel chair entry, pool lifts and specialized equipment needs.

More considerations for your visit:

  • Put the owner's contact information in your smartphone and wallet.
  • Ask questions. You may need instructions for a fireplace, elevator or thermostat. Contact your owner. They are there to help! A brief text message prevents many issues.
  • Lock your rental property while you are out! Don't let thieves ruin your vacation.
  • Record any issues with the rental upon arrival, and immediately e-mail them to the owner. We especially recommend e-mails and text messages, as they usually contain time stamps that are beneficial if a dispute arises.
  • Be a good neighbor! You wouldn't like loud visitors bothering your peace. Use the golden rule for best judgement. If they like you, locals might even recommend great local food and attractions you would have never otherwise known about!
  • Don't forget to... Ask a local! Local residents can often point you in the right direction. Who better to ask where to take kids for a treat, have a great night on the town, or the best spots for crabbing?
  • When it's time to leave, take a final walk-through to make sure you didn't leave anything behind. Re-check garages, decks, and cabinets for hidden treasure. Clean out the refrigerator and take or dispose of leftovers.
  • Go through the property one final time and scan for damage. We recommend inspecting the property with the host whenever you can. If the host is not available, remember to take photos of the property to record its condition at check-out.
  • Did your group have a great time? Many vacation rental websites make it easy for travelers to provide comments. If your rental and/or property manager was great, they would love to hear about it. If anything was defective and they failed to correct it within reason, or if the vacation rental wasn't as described, you'll want to make a note as part of your comments.

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