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Elegant, Modern, Romantic, Oceanfront, 8th floor, private balcony.....

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Details
Property
condo
People
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday condo in Shell Island - Shell Island - 803 By The Sea

8th floor, direct oceanfront, one bedroom, spa style bath, elegant renovation

Shell Island Unit 803 sets the standard other owners at this resort have aspired to. This modern boutique suite redefines luxury rental on the white sands of Wrightsville Beach. The Insiderinfo.us Corporate Suite offers cutting edge style and European elegance. The perfect condo for travelers, beachcombers or romantics who desire a soothing, refined environment to get away from it all.

Modern fixtures set the tone for this designer condo located at the Wrightsville Beach’s undeveloped north end. Travertine marble flooring and bath, custom cherry cabinetry and luscious black granite counters lend an understated elegance. Surround yourself with luxurious comfort in this elegant sanctuary by the sea.

NOTE: Shell Island Resort will be undergoing a renovation of our parking garage from 9/19-10/28 (Mon-Fri only from 8am-6pm) and 10/31-12/30 (Mon-Sat only from 8am-6pm, excluding 11/24-27 & 12/24-25). You should know, however, that our Unit is at the opposite side of the building as the parking garage, and on-site parking will still be available to you. Please feel free to contact me with any concerns. Jay 910-208-0803 c

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Jay Tervo
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
7 December, 2016
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About Jay Tervo

I publish online city guides, and my wife is a concert pianist. We have traveled quite a bit in lots of countries, and those travels influenced what we were going for when we renovated our unit a couple of years ago. Frankly, we kind of went temporarily insane. We really went for it. We decided if we were going to go to the trouble of renovating our unit, we might as well make it memorable. We hired an amazing interior decorator who came up with a unique and exciting design, and skilled craftsmen to do the work. Floor to ceiling mirrors make our unit seem as huge as our view of the ocean. We combined the two small bathrooms into one large, travertine marble masterpiece of a bath. Sliding glass and pocket doors make our unit memorable in all respects. You will love the 2-way mirror, allowing a view of the ocean from the bathroom. Makes everyone smile.....

Jay Tervo purchased this condo in 2005

Why Jay Tervo chose North Carolina

Wrightsville Beach is a treasure -- miles and miles of white sand beaches on a beautiful, non-commercialized island. Shell Island is the last building on the northern end of the island, adjacent to a bird sanctuary. Beach walkers LOVE Wrightsville Beach. Wilmington is a quick 10 minute drive away, and there one will find lots of attractions, fine restaurants and shopping galore.

What makes this condo unique

Our unit has been the wedding suite of choice for the staff at Shell Island. They call our suite the 'Travolta Suite', named after a recent guest who selected our unit over all the rest of the units in the building. Opera star Jessye Norman loved our unit as well - but the our marble bath is so cool, everyone tends to sing there, at least in the shower....

Our unit is far and away the finest unit at Shell Island. Shell Island has two levels, standard and premier. Ours is a 'Premier unit on Steroids'. Proof is that our's was the highest grossing unit last year. Why? Because once you stay there, you will want to keep asking for Unit 803 By The Sea!

We are high on the 8th floor, and the view is spectacular. Shell Island recently underwent a $10,000,000 renovation, and it looks fabulous, too.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I love Shell Island, but after staying in room 803, I will not stay in any other. I have shared my birthdays, graduation, and remembrance of my Father's death all in this room over the years. I live in Wilmington, but still choose to stay here time and time again. Thank you!
May 2012
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(97 traveller reviews)

Elegant, Modern, Romantic, Oceanfront, 8th floor, private balcony.....
average rating of 4.7113404 based on 98 reviews
4

Quiet, relaxing vacation on a beautiful beach!

  • 4 of 5

We visited this property from November 15 to November 20, 2016. It was a nice drive down from Michigan and the view when we arrived was

stunning. The pristine beach was beautiful and as we were the last condo building on the peninsula, it was very quiet and private. We saw

dolphins playing each morning. The unit was set up nicely but if you are used to a large condo, it is a little tight. We had no problem with

that as we kept busy each day with a list of things we wanted to see and do. The condo is fully stocked with everything you need except

your food and drink. We were on the eighth floor which again was a perfect view of the ocean. There is a lot of history in the area with

lovely homes to tour and antiques stores galore. There is fishing and sailing nearby as well as wonderful food at nearby restaurants. The

owner is close by and very willing to answer any questions that you have. The only thing we saw to keep this from a five star review was that the carpet in the rooms should be updated or taken out completely and have tile throughout. That would increase the experience here.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

the unit is beautifully decorated with a very atypical style for beach property. from the 8th floor there's a great view of the ocean, and I saw the sunrise every morning. the unit is located at the other end of the building from the parking deck and far from the elevator so it is nice and quiet. I had no problems at all. the kitchen is functional and the bathroom and bedroom are both gorgeous. I definitely hope to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Asheville, NC
5

Great stay, exactly as described

  • 5 of 5

Great stay, exactly as described. Super convenient to downtown Wilmington and it's right on the beach. Perfect place to stay for 1-2 people.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cozy, Comfortable, and Content at Wrightsville Beach

  • 4 of 5

These words describe our recent stay in this condo. The condo is cozy with it's built-in wood interior and views - even from the vanity in the powder room! This unit is great for two, or even a couple more, to spend a few days relaxing at the beach. We have stayed at Shell Island Resort several times and this condo is our favorite so far.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
3

Beautiful condo really hard bed.

  • 3 of 5

The condo was beautiful and was in a great location. The owner also was very helpful along the way with anything I needed. The real big complaint I have is that the bed is very hard and was very difficult for me to sleep on. I actually slept on the couch 2 out of our 4 night stay because it was a bit softer.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is puzzling to me as we really get lots of guests tell us how comfortable that king size bed is. Sorry that you did not find it to your liking. It's really a great sleeping mattress.
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5

Beautiful condo, beautiful beach!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Wrightsville Beach and everything was wonderful! The condo is spacious (for 2 people) and the 8th floor views were extraordinary! The condo has ample storage, the bathroom was amazing and the king bed was so comfortable. The kitchen is well appointed and I do appreciate the owner providing coffee, toiletries and linens. The resort (Shell Island Resort) has everything you could want- on-site dining and bar, pools, hot tub, chair/umbrella rentals, 24 hour front desk, ice machine and vending, etc. The location of this resort is spectacular- beautiful views of the ocean and the marsh/sound side. It is an easy walk to the channel dividing Shell Island and Figure 8 Island. This condo's description and pictures were true and the property is well-maintained and very clean. Jay, the owner, is very accessible for any questions or concerns. I would not hesitate to book this property again and/or recommend it to my friends and family.

Other than the beach, the only other places we visited were restaurants- Oceanic, Blue Water Grill, Mellow Mushroom Pizza and the on-site restaurant. Everything we had was delicious!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Wilmington International Airport
Nearest Golf
8.4 Miles
Wilmington Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I 40
Nearest Beach
Shell Island is OCEANFRONT
Car: necessary

Battleship North Carolina, the North Carolina Aquarium, Cape Fear Museum, and lots of great restaurants and shopping are a short drive.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Shell Island, Coastal North Carolina

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
December
1 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£225
for 2 nights
From
£112
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£120
Fri,Sat
 
 
January
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
£250
for 2 nights
From
£125
From
£125
Fri,Sat
 
 
February
1 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£259
for 2 nights
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£129
From
£152
Fri,Sat
 
 
March
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£286
for 2 nights
From
£143
From
£161
Fri,Sat
 
 
April
1 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£358
for 2 nights
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£179
From
£233
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wells Fargo Championship
30 Apr 2017 - 7 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£638
for 2 nights
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£319
 
 
May
8 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£394
for 2 nights
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£197
From
£269
Fri,Sat
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£968
for 3 nights
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£323
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£323
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
May 30 - June 29
30 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£501
for 2 nights
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£251
From
£287
Fri,Sat
 
 
July 4th Weekend
30 Jun 2017 - 3 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£968
for 3 nights
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£323
 
 
July
4 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£519
for 2 nights
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£260
From
£305
Fri,Sat
 
 
August - Sept 1
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£501
for 2 nights
From
£251
From
£355
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£914
for 3 nights
From
£305
From
£305
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
September
5 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£350
for 2 nights
From
£175
From
£250
Fri,Sat
 
 
October
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£338
for 2 nights
From
£169
From
£229
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£225
for 2 nights
From
£112
From
£265
Fri,Sat
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £80
Tax Rate 13.0%

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Shell Island, USA

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 8
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Philippe Starck inspired, travertine marble, 'floating sink', two-way mirror opening to living room and the Atlantic Ocean. You will not forget this one....
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , couch is "Queen" sized sleeper with comfy inflatable feature
  • Built-in king sized bed, with sliding glass doors to amazing bathroom. We have so many positive comments on how comfortable our mattress is! The couch is a sleeper sofa and was new in Oct 2016. It folds out to a queen-size and has one of those new mattresses that has a regular sleeper sofa mattress with a simple to use inflatable insert found under the regular mattress that makes it as comfortable as any high-quality queen bed. If you can push a button, you can set the mattress up! This is NOT an air mattress on the floor or an inflatible bed!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our condo operates like a weekly rental in that there is no daily maid service. There are, however, coin-operated washers and dryers available in the building.

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