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The Wooden Whale - Fire Pit & Gas Grill Included!

Entire house hosted by David
6 guests3 bedrooms4 beds2 baths
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House rules
The host doesn’t allow pets, parties, or smoking.
The Wooden Whale is a 3br/2ba retreat nestled in the quiet west end of OKI, boasting all the amenities you may need. Accommodating up to six total, we think you’ll enjoy your stay!

Looking for a place to work remotely during these strange times? The Wooden Whale is a great spot to connect for work purposes and then disconnect as well.

Our home is just a 10 minute walk to the ocean and an even shorter walk to the Intracoastal Waterway.

Learn more on Instagram and Facebook! @woodenwhaleoki

The space
The Wooden Whale is our home away from home. We’ve put a lot of time, energy and effort into making it a space that is welcoming and comfortable. The space has an open floor plan and lots of natural light. Relax under the cooling breezes of ceiling fans (in each room), enjoy a cross-breeze from the full screen front door to the screened in porch off of the kitchen. High-end laminate flooring and ceramic tiled flooring in wet areas make clean up easy.

The living room boasts a 55” smart TV and complimentary Wifi, Netflix & Hulu are included. The kitchen is packed full of dishes, cookware, small appliances and other essentials. We love to cook and have taken great care to include all the elements needed to create memorable meals. Curious to know if we have a particular item, just ask! There is a separate laundry room and common cleaning supplies available as well.

A spacious Master bedroom has a king size bed and en suite bathroom with double vanity and a garden tub. The second bedroom has a queen size bed and the third bedroom has two twins. All beds have pillowtop mattresses and each bedroom contains dressers for storage, ample linens (extra pillows & blankets, too), in addition to closets with hangers and plenty of storage space for longer stays. Please note, our home comfortably accommodates up to six people (including children). Also, beach towels are NOT provided – please refrain from taking bathing towels to the beach. ☺

The screened in back porch is the perfect place to sip your morning coffee, read a book curled up on the sofa or in a hammock chair on a rainy day, or enjoy an evening beverage with friends and family. Just outside the porch, you’ll find a patio complete with a dining table and chairs for six, and an outdoor shower for rinsing off after a fun day at the beach! Plus, enjoy a comfy hammock for two in the spacious backyard! And don't forget the recently-installed in-ground fire pit with accompanying six Adirondack chairs. Great for cooler evenings! New for 2021, a gas grill is now available for guest use.

The real star of the island is the beach itself. It's a short distance by bike or car with over 60 public beach access points. No matter the time of the year, your time spent at the beach will be memorable. Our absolute favorite place in the world is “The Point” – the westernmost part of the Island where you can enjoy outstanding sunsets and calm waters.

We have two bicycles, six beach chairs & two umbrellas for you to use, and an excellent rental service to recommend if additional items are needed.

Sadly, no pets are allowed and smoking is strictly prohibited in the house. Please dispose of any cigarette butts outside appropriately. Evidence of neglect in this area will forfeit your security deposit.

We welcome you to our home and hope you love the Carolina blue skies as much as we do.

Guest access
The week of your arrival we will send you the lock box code & WiFi password. You will receive information on easy access public beach parking, places to eat and things to do on the island and off in the welcome packet. Although we do not have kayaks to loan, we will provide information on affordable places to rent them (they deliver to our door or to a specific beach location), if interested.

Other things to note
Be sure to read the House Manual and pay particular attention to the "Things Not To Forget!" section.

Check-in is at 4pm, and check-out is by 10am. Arriving slightly earlier, or want that extra hour to sleep? Should be fine, but please check with us first.

Please let us know of any special occasion so we can help accommodate you!
The Wooden Whale is a 3br/2ba retreat nestled in the quiet west end of OKI, boasting all the amenities you may need. Accommodating up to six total, we think you’ll enjoy your stay!

Looking for a place to work remotely during these strange times? The Wooden Whale is a great spot to connect for work purposes and then disconnect as well.

Our home is just a 10 minute walk to the ocean and an even sh…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Dedicated workspace
Iron
Hangers
Washer
Hair dryer
Dryer
TV with standard cable, Roku

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Oak Island, North Carolina, United States

We love the western part of the island. It's quiet but offers quick access to everything that makes OKI special. Take a left out of the driveway to reach the Intracoastal waterway - calm waters perfect for fishing. Take a right and arrive at the beach in less than 10 minutes (walking) or 2 (by car/bike)! Lots of lovely oaks adorn the island and the beaches, well, they speak for themselves.
We love the western part of the island. It's quiet but offers quick access to everything that makes OKI special. Take a left out of the driveway to reach the Intracoastal waterway - calm waters perfect for fish…

Hosted by David

Joined in June 2014
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Arts advocate & administrator living in Norfolk, VA. Lover of rescue dogs, good coffee and the ocean.
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
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