Island Love Shack - 1 Minute from the Beach


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Island Love Shack - Cute, Comfortable, Affordable, One Minute from the Beach!! Direct Beach Access in Oak Island, North Carolina; Sleeps two to six. Now with high speed wi-fi! Enjoy a relaxing get away on the North Carolina Coast at our Island Love Shack located in Oak Island. This charming cottage is perfect for a romantic or family getaway! Three Blocks from the beach, we are a quick (direct access) walk, one minute drive or short bike ride to the beautiful sandy beaches of Oak Island (bikes provided). Swim, fish, golf, soak up the sunshine, play tennis, bike, collect sea shells and/or watch the beautiful sunsets. Enjoy the local Oak Island shops and restaurants or visit historic Southport where you’ll find great antique shopping and lots of restaurants. Take a ferry ride to Bald Head Island or Fort Fisher; Take a day trip to (28 miles) to historic Wilmington where you can visit the Battleship USS North Carolina, dine in fine restaurants, enjoy upscale shopping or tour Screen Gems Movie Studios. Golf at the semi private Oak Island Golf & Country Club. All the comforts of home await you at the Love Shack including Air-Conditioning, fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, washer and dryer, cable TV, CD, DVD player, comfortable beds, sunroom, outdoor deck, gas grill and outdoor shower. Beach chairs and rolling cooler beach cart are available for your convenience for a day at the beach. Island Love Shack is a fun, newly restored beach cottage with a brand new interior including a fully equipped kitchen, master bedroom with queen bed, a beautiful sunroom with a sofa bed, and a queen sofa bed in the living room. Why pay ocean front prices, when you can visit the island beaches and rent your own private cottage? A little ‘ol place where you can get together!! Keywords: Private Cottage

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  1. Janie
    My family enjoyed our stay at the Island Love Shack. The cottage is clean, well kept. Close to everything but quiet neghborhood. The beach is nice too, family oriented. My husband got our first surfing lessons from Indo Jax's. The kids enjoyed the beach and crabbing. We enjoyed a drive to Myrtle beach for board walk excitement. Wilmington and Southport nice for day visits. USS North Carolina great the kids loved it. Thanks had a great week but as always over too soon. July 3-10, 2010 14 July 2010 - 00:42:03
  2. Samantha
    This was my husband and myself first married vacation and we loved the Island Loveshack. We felt right at home on the first day. We loved being able to bring our dog, Tess(she loved the ocean). The bikes were a wonderful extra, I took Tess for bike rides every night. All the neighbors were extremely friendly. The cottage was clean and had everything we needed. Very quiet town. This was exactly what we were looking for. 17 August 2010 - 12:26:46
  3. Audrey3
    We stayed a few days to celebrate my birthday. We had so much fun. The cottage is soooo adorable!!! It's just perfect. Very well updated and so cozy. Every little detail was thought of and all we really needed was our bathing suits. It made for such a worry free vacation. We want to come back soon!! We also realzied that there is a skydive dropzone 4 miles away. My husband is a skydiver so he was able to enjoy that as well. Thanks so much and we will be back!! 23 September 2010 - 23:50:19
  4. Paul S.
    A wonderful cottage - charming, comfortable, well decorated, very clean, pictures are very accurate. Lots of little extra touches - candles, paper goods, kitchen linens and cleaning supplies, lots of magazines and previous guests have left menus from area restaurants. Debra responds very quickly to any questions or concerns. Getting to the beach is an easy 10 minute straight walk. We will definitely plan a return trip in warmer weather and recommend the Love Shack to friends and family. 05 January 2011 - 14:43:43
  5. Kate
    My husband and I had a wonderful weekend at the Love Shack. We rode the bikes down to the beach and sat on the beach for hours. Even though the house is a few blocks from the beach you can still hear the waves from the patio! We grilled on the grill at the house for dinner and cooked a full breakfast using a fully stocked kitchen. The cottage has everything one would need and more! Beach chairs, towels, grill, sheets, blankets, cooler, bikes, and to top it off - it's extra clean! The newly updated bath was spa like and the updated floor in the main living area was well maintained. We can't wait for our next visit! 01 May 2011 - 19:10:19
  6. ruben c.
    What a great house!! We had a fabulous long weekend in this cute home! Close to the beach! We spent some time on the beaches at Oak Island and then took a ferry ride from Southport over to Ft Fisher where we spent some time in the sand there. Attended a beautiful wedding at the Southport Marina and this home was just the icing on the cake! Great beach cottage! Loved everything about it. Not a complaint at all! Hope to be back! Thank you for sharing your lovely home with us! 24 May 2011 - 18:36:12
  7. Paul S.
    The Love Shack is a charming cottage located in a quiet wooded neighborhood. This was our third visit to the Love Shack and each time we find it comfy, clean and welcoming. It offers some welcomed extras a selection of books, magazines and dvds, a nice supply of bedding and kitchen linens, and all the needed cleaning supplies. We made use of the newly added wireless internet connection. During this visit we had a perfect beach day high 80s and calm water, bike riding (thanks so much for having the bikes available!), and time for reading and naps. We enjoyed visiting old favorites Flying Pig for coffee and sweet treats and Bella Cucina for excellent Italian food and we discovered a new favorite The Fishy, Fishy Caf in Southport. Thanks Deb & Kevin for another wonderful vacation on Oak Island. 09 October 2013 - 19:16:33
  8. Patricia S.
    What a wonderful time we had on our fall trip to Oak Island. The Love Shack could not have been any better! Two porches that were great for that cup of coffee in the morning or glass of wine in the evening. This cute home was well equipped and comfortable! The owners were also lovely to work with. We will be making another trip in the future. Thank you!! 13 October 2013 - 18:07:31
  9. Kim K.
    The cottage was everything it claimed to be! -not a single bug spotted entire stay -immaculately well-maintained -air conditioning worked perfect -easy to get around and close to good eats -$9.99 beach chairs! These sell for $20+ in New York. Wished I could strap bunch on car! -free parking for beaches,unlike Maine! -Long,long beach walks in either direction(or bikes) -shaded area out of hot sun and quiet. -close to Southport and ferry to pleasure island..really,it is!! -POP'S Diner at Carolina Beach was best meal.(see my review on YELP) -most comfortable bed I EVER slept in at a vacation rental!!! -really nice,personable owners who gave precise,timely information 20 July 2014 - 15:26:08
  10. Darden
    We have stayed at the "Love Shack" so many times over the last few years that it is starting to feel like home! The cottage is clean and comfortable, with a well equipped kitchen. We love the quiet neighborhood setting close to the ocean and intercoastal waterway. Once you arrive there is no need to get in your car again until time to depart for the return trip home. A grocery store, shops and restaurants are all within a bicycle ride away. We always enjoy a rainy day ( or we have had "too much sun") trip to Southport, exploring the unique shops and enjoying lunch in one of the interesting dining spots. Already longing to return!!! 22 September 2015 - 19:12:01
  11. gerry h.
    The Love Shack was the perfect place to get away for a long weekend after a stressful December. We did not have the best of weather but our time spent inside was refreshing nonetheless. The location is great for going into Southport, Caswell Beach or down to the Point. For couple or a small family, it is a winner for sure. Close to most everything. Had the weather been better, we'd likely have walked to the beach. You'll find the house, clean and with all the things you would want in a vacation home. We will definitely try and stay there again. Definitely our best experience yet with VRBO. 13 January 2016 - 15:36:32
  12. Jackie S.
    We stayed at the Love Shack for 4 nights while the house we built was being readied for our closing. It was SO much better than staying in a hotel! Our greyhound made himself right at home, and loved the walks on the beach.. It was well-equipped and except for some issues with the hi-speed internet and TV (which was the fault of Time-Warner, not the owners) we had everything we needed. And the bed was very comfortable! A full sized washer and dryer was an extra plus. I would definitely recommend the Love Shack for couples or a small family. The house was clean and well maintained. The weather was chilly but it was so cozy inside we didn't even mind. It has a nice big yard and it's in a quiet neighborhood right down the street from the beach. What a great experience! 28 January 2016 - 03:12:17
  13. MM
    Despite its romantic name, the Island Love Shack is a simple and well-maintained home that hosted our family of four. Washer and dryer and kitchen appliances made our life much more comfortable than if we had stayed in a hotel. The Shack is located in a very beautiful and quite place, which makes ones vacation very restful. The owners of the house have a guestbook that was a great reference for us with first-hand restaurant reviews and places to visit. All in all, we enjoyed our stay! 25 December 2007 - 01:39:00
  14. Suzanne B.
    We (adults and dog)thoroughly enjoyed the Island Love Shack. It was even cuter than expected. Fun decor with beachy theme in good taste! Very clean and well-organized. What impressed me was that it was so well appointed. There was nothing lacking in accoutrements. The kitchen had everything needed to cook. Appliances were all in good working order. Bed was very comfortable and had high quality linens. Living room and sun room had comfortable seating. We enjoyed the big screen TV (smart TV with NetFlix and Amazon) in the evening). Neighborhood was quiet and it was lovely to have our little dog with us. Easy to get to Southport and the ferry to Fort Fisher. We will definitely stay at the Love Shack when we return to Oak Island. 31 October 2016 - 19:04:57
  15. Kathlyn T.
    It looks like the owner put alot of thoughtful effort into making this a very cute love shack and anything I needed that I forgot to bring was available. It's a quiet, relaxing area and a great place to walk one's dog. 12 December 2017 - 13:02:00
  16. Charles F.
    The cottage has everything needed and location is great. 40th Street gives direct access to beach. Love Oak Island too. Hope it stays non-commercialized. 07 May 2017 - 13:06:00
  17. bob f.
    Great house for a couple. Has all the conveniences you need. Five minute walk to the beach; 40th street is a beach access strand. 15 May 2017 - 15:31:00
  18. Heather T.
    My pups and I enjoyed the quiet getaway at Oak Island. The home was close enough to walk to water, and easy to drive and park. It was the perfect home to enjoy some peace and quiet away from the regular hustle and bustle of life. Will definitely stay again. 26 October 2016 - 14:38:00
  19. Robin S.
    Great location and a wonderfully appointed and cozy cottage. Thoroughly enjoyed staying in the Love Shack and will definitely be returning. 04 June 2017 - 02:27:00
  20. Ceylan O.
    We had the best time staying here! The house is cute, accessible, and close to the beach. There was a lot to do and we used both the bikes and the grill provided and it was so much fun. Best birthday trip ever, I hope to stay here again someday! 14 June 2017 - 02:39:00

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