Come and enjoy this wonderful dog friendly island home complete with a golf cart for your use.
Turtle’s Nest Cottage pays homage to this community tradition of witnessing the turtle hatchlings make their way to the ocean from their nest. On the 10 miles of the Oak Island beaches, excitement builds from May - October. It’s not just the long- awaited warm water & sand but it’s also turtle nesting season! The Oak Island Sea Turtle Protection Program volunteers are busy protecting the nests through the approximate 50 days until the hatchlings emerge.
Take the provided Golf Cart the short distance to the beach to simply wind down and relax and enjoy the views of the ocean or look for turtles laying their eggs, see their protected nests or even witness the hatchlings make their most important first journey to the Atlantic waters.
Back home, relax in the shade & cool breeze either under the cottage or on the upstairs covered front porch. Bring your pooch and let them play in the fenced-in backyard. Rinse off the day’s fun at the beach in the outdoor shower.
As you enter upstairs you are greeted with the serene ambiance knowing you have discovered your beach retreat. Will you play a game or put together a puzzle on the beautiful natural wood coffee table? Plenty of comfortable seating for conversation too. An array of movies is available or stream your favorite show on one of the 4 smart TV’s.
The open, well-stocked kitchen allows for dinner at the dining table or discuss the next day’s plans at the bar while dinner is prepared. Just out the back door is your private screened back porch enhanced in the evening by Edison lights where you can survey the backyard’s activities or the fresh catch on the gas grill. On a cool evening sit around the back yard fire pit in the 4 Adirondack chairs and talk about the fun activities planned for tomorrow!
This home sleeps 6 guests in 3 beautifully decorated bedrooms, each of which has a smart TV. The primary bedroom offers a king bed & an en-suite bathroom with a tub/shower combination. The 2nd bedroom is furnished with 2 twin beds, while the 3rd bedroom has a queen bed. The adjacent bathroom is also configured with a tub/shower combination. Plenty of plush towels are provided in both.
Several areas of the home remind you that you are “Nest Parents”. From Threatened to Critically Endangered status, Sea Turtle conservation is a serious yet fun endeavor in our area. Even if it’s not official nesting season, we want you to seriously have fun making many memories at our Turtle’s Nest.
*The Oak Island Town Council voted to approve paid parking on the island. The paid parking will be in effect from April 1 through September 30th and the hours are from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Please visit the towns site for details on how and where to secure your parking.
-Bathroom: Shower, hot water, toilet, outdoor shower
-Bedroom & Laundry: washer, dryer, Smart TV's, essentials (towels, soap, TP), hangers, linens
-HVAC: heating, air conditioning, ceiling fan
-Home Safety: smoke alarm, first aid kit
-Internet: Private wireless internet access (WiFi)
-Kitchen & Dining: kitchen, refrigerator, microwave, dishes & silverware, freezer, stove, coffee makers, glasses, baking sheet, & cooking utensils
-Long driveway for your boat & trailer, covered parking under the home
-4 person electric Golf Cart
-Fully fenced in back yard
-Fishing just minutes away
-Check-in: After 4pm
-Checkout: at 10am, no later
-2 to 3 dogs allowed. Dogs are NOT allowed on any furniture or beds. Failure to follow this will result in additional cleaning charges.
-NO PARTIES or EVENTS
-Must be 25 years or older to rent property, failure to follow this rule will end in tenant(s) removal from property and forfeiture of rent money
**Must be 21 years or older to operate the golf cart. Prior to receiving the keys, 2 people must provide their license and signature after reading the rules & laws for OKI. We will also do a walkthrough of the golf cart to ensure you understand how to properly operate the vehicle. This is required to get the keys.**
-Nancy Jo's Homemade Bakery
-Bob's Hot Dogs
-Lazy Turtle Bar & Grill
-Jones Seafood House
-Oak Island Sandwich Shop
-Sweet Treats Homemade Ice Cream
Stores & Shopping:
-Lowes Food, just off the bridge on mainland (grocery)
-Food Lion (grocery)
-ABC Liquor Store (liquor)
-Haag & Sons Seafood Market (seafood)
-Strands Outfitters (clothing)
-Local Call (clothing)
-Single Prop Plane Tours
-Deep Sea Fishing
-Oak Island Golf Course (Public 18 Hole Course w/ Driving Range and Restaurant)
-Wild Life Observation Dock
-Island Dan's Rentals: Beach rentals, bike rentals and kayak tours
-Mr. Beach Rentals offers: Beach gear, bikes, paddle boards, surf boards and kayaks
-Southport, NC (15-minute drive)
-Wilmington, NC (45-minute drive)
-Myrtle Beach, SC (1-hour drive)
Local Public Services:
-Oak Island Police Department (Dial 911)
-Oak Island Fire Department (Dial 911)
-DO NOT climb or walk on dunes
-DO NOT interfere with sea turtle beds on beach
-Please respect your neighbors!
Contact your iTrip Property Manager for further questions or comments: James Fosbury
Frequently Asked Questions
2. No smoking allowed.
3. Limit of 2 dogs -**A non-refundable $200 pet fee will be added to the booking for bringing a dog. If you break house rules and bring more than 2 dogs, a $500 pet fee will be charged.Dogs are NOT allowed on any furniture or beds. Failure to follow this will result in additional cleaning charges.
4. No children under the age of 2.
5. No unregistered guests allowed.
6. Please don’t eat or drink in the bedrooms.
7. Please respect the noise curfew for Oak Island which is 11pm.
8. Please do not turn AC temperature lower than 68 degrees.
9. Please respect check-in and check-out times.
10. Please take care of the furnishings and appliances in the house. You will be responsible to pay for damages that may happen during your stay.
11. Please don’t rearrange the furniture.
12. Please make sure all dishes are clean and properly put away before checking out. (Dish washer pods can be found in your welcome bag)
13. Please empty the trash and recycling bins inside the home into their respective larger outdoor bins.
14. No illegal substances allowed on the premises (including any legalized synthetics mimicking illegal drugs)
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Toll Free (800) 949-8031