Ocean Memories

4 BR
2 Baths
Sleeps 8

Pool; Fire Pit; Updated Vintage Cottage; Short Walk to the Beach; Close to the OKI Pier & 801 Ocean Event Center; 1 Level; Fenced-In Backyard; Sleeps 8 in 4 Bedrooms: #1 Primary – King, TV, Closet/Dresser, Loveseat, EnSuite (Shower), Laundry Closet between the EnSuite & Bedroom; #2 – King, TV, Dresser; #3 – Queen, TV, Closet/Dresser; #4 – Twin Bunkbed, TV, Closet; All TVs have Extended Cable; Hall Bath with Shower; Large Sunroom - TV, Games/Puzzles; Dining Table; Spacious Living Area – TV, Seating, Open to the Sizable Bar - Seats 7; Kitchen - Many Small Appliances; Propane Grill; Outdoor Shower; Large Side Yard; Beach Toys, Umbrella/Chairs; Short Drive to Restaurants / Shopping / Grocery, Gym (Daily/Weekly drop-ins); Rent Bikes/Golf Cart; Seasonal: Outdoor Concert Venue/Food Trucks; Splash Pad; Farmer’s/Craft Markets; Short drive to Iconic Landmark OKI Lighthouse (Schedule Tour Ahead Online); 30 minutes to the Quaint Town of Southport.

Just as the Ocean holds a Bounty of Life Beneath its Surface, we too, have Inner Depths filled with Memories. We Cherish those Unforgettable Memories, Remaining Ever Vivid & Pleasantly Comforting Throughout our Lives. Getaways to the Ocean is Time Away from the Hustle & Bustle of our Everyday Lives. This is when we Relax & Make “Ocean Memories”. If you are coming for an event at 801 Ocean Venue, it is just down the street.

Enter the Front Door of this Updated Vintage Cottage into a Bright All-Season Sunroom. With a Bank of Windows Flanking Each Wall, the Streams of Sunlight are Soothing & Warm. Bask in those Streams of Light while Swaying Back & Forth in the 2 Rocking Chairs. That Motion & the Sunlight, both Release Endorphins, the Happy Hormone. The Setting for Watching your Favorite Shows on the TV are 2 Recliners & a Sofa. All TVs have Extended Cable. The Star in this Room is the Wooden Dining Table (6 Seats) with a Swath of Tidepool Blue Resin Flowing Down the Center. At the Far End of this Room is the Entry to an Oasis, the Fenced-In Backyard with Firepit & Pool.

Between the Sunroom & Living Area are 4 Sets of Glass Doors; when Open, they make Both Rooms Feel Even More Spacious & Airy. In the Living Area is another TV. Portions of your Group can Watch their respective Favorite Shows at the same time. An Additional 2 Recliners & a Sofa are the Seating in this Area. A 7-Seat Extensive Bar behind them adds to what can become a Lively Social Atmosphere. Not only is the Bar one of the places to Eat but it is the Prime Space for Playing Provided Games, Assembling Puzzles & making Plans for the Next Day’s Adventures. Adjoining the Living Area is the Kitchen & a Hall Bath (Shower). The Kitchen includes a Drip & K-Cup Coffee Maker, Blender, Toaster, Crock Pot & Ice Cream Maker. In addition to an Indoor Grill is a Backyard Gas Grill to cook your seafood, caught or bought.

This Cottage Sleeps 8 in 4 Bedrooms, each room’s Decor is a Different Coastal Theme: #1 Primary – King, Loveseat, TV, Large Closet/Dresser, EnSuite (Shower), a Laundry Closet with Stacked Washer/Dryer Tower in the Area between the EnSuite & Bedroom; #2 – (Surfer) King, TV, Dresser; #3 – (Starfish) Queen, TV, Closet/Dresser; #4 – (Shark) Twin Bunkbed, TV, Closet. The showers are walk in showers in case someone has mobility issues.

When you’re not Playing on the Seashore, the Place where Further Memories can be made is the Fenced-In Backyard. The Pristine Clear Water of the Pool is in Addition or an Alternative to Swimming in the Ocean. Several Seating Arrangements allow those that prefer to relax outside of the Pool, a Spot to still be with the Group. An Outdoor Shower allows you to Rinse Off the Salt & Sand or take a Cleansing Pre-Swim Shower. In the Evenings Gather around the Fire Pit. Make S’mores. Relive your Best-Loved Reminiscences made thus far.

All iTrip Properties have a Complementary “First Night Essentials” Bag. Unlike Many Local Rental Homes, Beds will be Made with Fresh Sheets when you Arrive. No Need to Strip the Beds at the End of your Stay. Also, with iTrip, Sheets & Towels (Kitchen & Bath) are Provided at No Extra Cost.

Oak Island, a Family-Oriented Beach with a Large Variety of Activities. Choose from the Sand & Sun, 2 Piers, Museums, Nature Parks & a Skateboard Park. Seasonally: Outdoor Concerts/Food Trucks, Splash Pad, & Farmer’s/Craft Markets. The Iconic Landmark, the OKI Lighthouse is in Caswell Beach. You can Schedule a Tour Ahead of time Online. It’s a Short Drive to a Large Variety of Restaurants & Shopping opportunities. There are 2 Grocery Stores on the Island. If you don’t want to miss Leg Day, there is a Gym here with Daily & Weekly Drop-in Rates.

Nearby Southport is a walking town. Park & within a Short Stroll are Eateries from Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee & a Muffin to Seafood with a View & Upscale Dinner. In the Heart of Southport, you can Visit Various Beautiful Parks, Art Galleries, Museums, Visitor Center & Charming Shops. One could Spend an Entire Day Browsing all the Unique Little Gift Stores & Boutiques. Sit in the Swings on the Waterfront. Watch as the Cargo Ships Enter the Mouth of the Cape Fear River, headed to the Port of Wilmington. Feel the Healing Salubrious Breezes Southport is known for. Walk the River Beach. Southport & Oak Island host Several Fishing Tournaments, Festivals & Parades throughout the year. Within 20 minutes of Southport, you can Stroll the Picturesque Colonial Streets of Old Brunswick Town. The Hundred-Year-Old Live Oaks are just Dripping with Spanish Moss. It's All Photo-Worthy. Imagine Yourself in this Bygone Era. The Cape Fear River Made this Town a Port Long Before Wilmington became one. It’s all a part of the Southport / Oak Island experience.

In the Grand Tapestry of Life, Memories Empower us to Learn, Grow & Connect with Others on a Profound Level. By Cherishing our Memories & Nurturing our Capacity to Remember, we can Unlock the Vast Reservoir of Experiences that Shape Our Lives. At Ocean Memories

201 SE 77th St Oak Island, NC 28465

Sleeping Arrangements

Primary King
Guest 1 King
Guest 2 Queen
Guest 3 Bunk Twin

Bathroom Configuration

Primary: Shower, Toilet
Guest 1: Shower, Toilet
Outdoor Shower: Outdoor Shower

Property Rules

Check In: After 4pm
Check Out: Before 10am
Smoking: Not Allowed

Amenities

Air Conditioning
Basic Soaps
Beach
Beach chairs
Bed linens provided
Big Screen TV
Children welcome
Cleaning Disinfection
Clothes Dryer
Coffee Maker
Common Surface Disinfectant Cleaned
Deepsea Fishing
Dining Room
Dishes & Utensils
Dishwasher
Disinfected
Downtown
Dryer
Enhanced Cleaning
Enhanced Cleaning Practices
Essentials
Family
Fenced Pool
Fenced in back yard
Fishing
Fishing Surf
Free WiFi
Full Kitchen
Games
Golf
Golf course
Grill
Historic
Hospital
Internet
Internet Access
Kitchen
Laundry
Linens
Linens High Temp Wash
Linens Provided
Living Room
Marina
Microwave
Museums
Near Ocean
Ocean
Outdoor Shower
Outdoor Space
Parking
Parking available
Pier Fishing
Private Pool
Private entrance
Public golf course
Refrigerator
Satellite Or Cable
Scuba diving or snorkeling
Self Check-In
Self Checkin Checkout
Shopping
Smart TV
Smart Tv
Stove
Surfing
Swimming
TV
Television
Tennis
Toilet Paper
Towels
Towels Provided
WIFI
Washer & dryer
Washing Machine
Welcome Bag
Wildlife Viewing
Wineries or breweries
fire pit
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Convenience Store
Restaurant
Smoke Detector
Weddings

Map

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Frequently Asked Questions

Fishing Spots:
  1. Oak Island Pier: This pier extends into the Atlantic Ocean and is a popular spot for saltwater fishing. It offers a chance to catch a variety of species, including flounder, king mackerel, and red drum.
  2. Davis Canal: This tidal creek on the island is known for its diverse fish population, including flounder, trout, and redfish. It's a great place for both shore and kayak fishing.
  3. Lockwood Folly Inlet: Located nearby, this inlet is known for productive fishing. It's a good spot for both surf and boat fishing, offering the chance to catch a variety of saltwater species.
  4. ICW (Intracoastal Waterway): The Intracoastal Waterway along the mainland side of Oak Island provides opportunities for inshore and nearshore fishing. Explore the marshes and creeks for redfish, flounder, and speckled trout.
  5. Boat Ramps: Oak Island has several public boat ramps, such as the Wildlife Boat Ramp and Blue Water Point Marina Boat Ramp. These ramps provide access to the Intracoastal Waterway and surrounding waters.
Fishing Charters:
  1. Oak Island Fishing Charters: Local charter companies like Oak Island Fishing Charters offer various trips, including inshore and offshore fishing excursions. Experienced guides can help you target specific species and navigate the best fishing spots.
  2. Fish or Die Charters: This charter service provides both inshore and offshore fishing experiences. They cater to anglers of all skill levels and customize trips based on your preferences.
  3. Fish IBX Charters: Specializing in inshore and nearshore fishing, Fish IBX Charters offers trips around Oak Island. Their guides are knowledgeable about the local waters and can provide a memorable fishing experience.
  4. Lucky Strike Charters: With a focus on inshore and nearshore fishing, Lucky Strike Charters offers half-day and full-day trips. They target species like redfish, speckled trout, and flounder.
  5. Holden Beach Fishing Charters: While not directly on Oak Island, Holden Beach is nearby and offers additional charter options. Consider exploring the available charters in this area for more choices.
Before booking a fishing charter, it's recommended to contact the charter company to discuss your preferences, the type of fishing you're interested in, and any specific species you'd like to target. Additionally, inquire about pricing, availability, and any other details relevant to your fishing trip.

Reviews

Nice house
4/5 stars
House was well equipped and open floor plan nice for family with small babies/ toddlers. Bathrooms and bedrooms were very clean, floors and countertops didn’t seem to have been thoroughly cleaned. Communication with property management prior to stay was very difficult, which was frustrating as I wanted specifics on size of exterior door leading to the pool so I could purchase a safety gate (since I was told there wasn’t an alarm or safety measures on this door). Never received this info, despite multiple inquiries and it turned out there WAS an alarm on that door. A few minor maintenance items noted- door hinges on exterior shower had dry rotted, a few lightbulbs out and some kitchen cabinets, although well stocked, were crammed and jumbled. Regular pool maintenance was supposed to occur on Tuesday (according to info lef For us) but never came. All in all a good property and location is great. Would recommend ans stay again!
- Alison

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We're glad to hear that the house was well-equipped and the open floor plan suited your family with small children. We apologize for any shortcomings in cleanliness and maintenance issues you experienced, and we appreciate your understanding. We're sorry that communication before your stay was challenging and that you didn't receive the specific information you needed about the pool door. We'll work on improving our responsiveness and providing clearer information in the future. Your comments about maintenance items and pool upkeep have been noted, and we'll address these promptly to ensure a better experience for our future guests. We're pleased that overall, you found the property good and enjoyed the great location. We'd love to welcome you back for another stay!

- Manager Response
Exceeded expectations
5/5 stars
We had never heard of itrip before so I was weary about renting through them. They exceeded my expectations. We arrived a few min early and ran into one of the staff at the house - she was so friendly and kind! We only had one small issue during our stay and it was resolved in less than 3 hours. Highly recommend
- Taylor

Thank you so much for sharing your experience! We're thrilled that we could surpass your expectations with our service. We always aim to address any issues promptly, and we're glad we could resolve yours quickly. Your recommendation means a lot to us! We hope to welcome you back soon!

- Manager Response
Great Beach Trip!
5/5 stars
This house was excellent! This was our first trip to Oak Island and honestly the first time in a very long time that I was sad to be done with a vacation at the end of it. This place just felt like home. We were two families, with a total of 4 adults and 5 kids and this house was a great size for our group. It is so well stocked so we had everything we needed and the pool was awesome!
- Logan

It's heartwarming to hear that our house felt like home to you and that it was the perfect size for your group with everything you needed. We're also delighted that you enjoyed the pool! We hope to welcome you back soon for another fantastic vacation!

- Manager Response

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