- Ocean views!
- Centrally located on island
- 2 Golf Carts
- Lots of beach gear
Accessible only by passenger ferry boat, 20 minutes from the mainland USA, our home 'Shoes Off' on beautiful Bald Head Island is the perfect retreat for your family getaway. Over 180 degree views of South Beach and the Atlantic Ocean from two stories of huge decks, golf course views to the rear and just 38 steps to the boardwalk beach access. Walk to the Bald Head Island Club, offering gourmet and casual dining, championship golf, tennis, kid friendly pool with a waterslide, championship Croquet Greensward and Adult Only Pool. Also within walking distance from Shoes Off is a large children’s playground, sand volleyball court and day camp facilities at the Bald Head Island Club. . Shoes Off is a family home with the focus on just that…..Family. Bald Head Island is the most family friendly place we’ve ever been. Rentals also have the option of temporary memberships to BOTH the Bald Head Island Club and the Shoals Club that can be purchased separately directly through the clubs. The Shoals Club is situated on the southeast tip of the island, where the convergence of South and East Beaches form the “Point” of Cape Fear, one of the most beautiful ocean views on the USA’s Atlantic coast. You can literally stand on a two-foot wide point of sand, with waves coming from both the southwest and northeast, on the very tip of the Cape. Provided to all Shoes Off guests with our compliments are linens, bath and beach towels, bath tissue, paper towels and trash bags. We have a well-equipped kitchen with service for 10 people and seating for even more. We maintain an open guest cabinet in the kitchen with an array of cooking spices, oil, coffee filters and more. We’ve rented beach homes in the past that were completely void of most everything………Not a paper towel, salt-shaker or roll of TP in sight. We are pleased to offer you the opposite of that. Just bring your bathing suit, your flip-flops, your favorite refreshment, your iPad/Pod and a good book. Our home is designed on a reverse floor plan with living, cooking dining, screened porch areas and incredible ocean views on the 3rd floor. The home features two master suites, and two other bedrooms on the 2nd level, all with direct deck access and ocean views from each bedroom. One bedroom is specifically arranged for children, featuring TWO sets of bunk beds, sleeper sofa, some toys, Spectrum Cable and Apple TV for streaming. We also provide one high-chair and two Pack & Plays. On the deck, just outside of the 3rd floor kitchen/living area door is a 48” stainless steel gas grill than can handle outdoor cooking for the largest of families or groups. We offer large flat screen monitors and Spectrum cable TV in all of the bedrooms. The 3rd floor living area features a 55" LED TV, Spectrum cable, Apple TV and a Bose Lifestyle System audio home theater with Bluetooth audio connectivity. Wireless internet access is provided throughout the home, with a signal that can reach the beach if that’s of interest. The fishing from the beach is sometimes excellent to outstanding. We recommend that you unplug instead and take a fishing rod!
We provide BIKES (lots of bikes) for children and adults, a baby jogger, kids bike trailer, TWO bike tandem attachments, beach chairs, some beach toys, a few kites, sand spikes for your fishing rods and a full size beach umbrella or two. Plus, a handy aluminum, fat tire cart to haul your beach party across the beach access and over the lovely dune. The loop road behind Shoes Off (Snowy Egret and Black Skimmer) is a fantastic place for children to bike and skate safely in an area with virtually no traffic. Two of our children learned to ride bikes there. Two of our children’s bikes have training wheels available. The entire Island is also a fantastic place to walk, jog, bike and skate. Some contractor vehicles are allowed on the roads during the weekdays but you’ll mostly just see and hear the quiet hum of the occasional electric golf cart passing by. We can provide you with information for children’s day camps at the Bald Head Island Club and the Bald Head Island Conservancy. Both offer terrific children’s programs and can provide Mom and Dad with a few hours of peace and quiet, one of the real beauties of a vacation on Bald Head Island. Vehicular transportation on the island is limited to golf carts. We offer one 6-seat cart and one 4-seat convertible golf cart The photographs of Shoes Off hardly do the place justice. It’s simply an incredible home for your family and friends to unwind, relax, retreat and recharge. Bald Head Island is unto itself. Come and feel for yourself. You’ve never seen the sunset like you will see it from our 3rd floor deck. We hope to have you as our guest soon. Steve, Madeline, Maxwell and Eleanor.
**We cannot guarantee ice makers or water dispensers to be operable in the rental
**Linens and bath towels are included in rental
**Please note this home has outdoor security camera's for security purposes only
**Please see club membership notes:
It is expected that the club memberships will sell out for summer dates and holidays, so we do encourage you to make arrangements with the clubs as soon as you book your rental. All club memberships must be purchased directly with the club. Bald Head Island Services is not able to answer club related questions or coordinate your club memberships for you. Links and how to sign up with both clubs will be sent upon booking your rental.