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Beautiful And Beachy Ocean View!

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 1,784 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Beautiful And Beachy Ocean View!

Feel right at home in this beautifully decorated beachy downstairs unit Duplex Cottage on one of Wrightsville's favorite streets, Sandpiper. And it's just four streets north of Johnny Mercer's Pier! Our family and pet-friendly (2 dogs max, no cats) 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home sleeps 6, or 8 with permission. It is only 5 houses from the ocean with no street to cross, and has all you need for a fantastic beach stay.

The master king sleigh bed has a comfy mattress topper and duvet. The master bath has a jetted tub and large walk in shower. Other two bedrooms have twin and queen beds. For your convenience I also have an inflatable mattress, a soft fold-out toddler bed, a portable bassinet, and a Pack-n-Play. All bedrooms have roomy closets.

The sunny and inviting open concept living, dining and kitchen has a gas fireplace for stays in colder months. A spacious hot and cold outdoor shower will keep you smiling in warmer months.

Lounge, laptop, sun, sip or swing on one of the three porches. Or pack the beach cart with provided beach chairs, rafts, toys, buckets, and boogie boards and head to the beach... just 200 steps away, no street to cross.

Fun and popular restaurants, bars, shops, and our locally-owned Robert's Grocery are within walking distance as is Johnny Mercer's Pier, the tree-lined Loop (for walkers and joggers), the adorable Greensboro Playground, and gorgeous Banks Channel where each evening you can see the sun set. A short drive away are even more fun distractions with movies, endless shopping, and a plethora of restaurants. And, of course, the beautiful and historic city of Wilmington is just the next town over!

When you book you will get an invitation to get the HomeAway app with tons of information about the house, the area, and my recommendations for what to do and where to go. I strive to help make your stay everything you wish it to be, so please let me know how I can help at any time!

More Details

Laura Thomasson
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Un peu de Francais
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2018

About Laura Thomasson

I live in the vibrant city Durham, NC. We bought this house in 2002 after years of wonderful trips to Wrightsville Beach. Four years later, on the way to look at this beautifully built house we saw a gorgeous rainbow. Well... we bought it and never looked back! We are blessed to be able to enjoy the home, as well share it with others! We hope you enjoy the home as much as we do!

Laura Thomasson purchased this house in 2002

Why Laura Thomasson chose Wrightsville Beach

This is our second home and we hope you feel at home too! I put my heart and soul into it and strive to provide everything you need. It is cozy and warmly appointed with local and other art as well as things I've collected from NC, Mexico and Europe. No vinyl here!

Our home is only 200 steps from the sand with no street to cross which makes it safer to get kids to and from the beach. It has three porches, two in front and one in back so, depending on time of day, you can find either sun or shade. There is a fun porch swing, table and chairs for lap top working, or chairs and settee for lounging and sunning.

Four blocks away or a short beach stroll is Johnny Mercer's Pier, a great place for kids to run to for a snack or soda, or just to hang out or fish on the pier.

We supply most everything you'll need so no need to lug things from afar. We provide linens and bath towels and have tons of beach toys, chairs, etc. If you'd like to use the bikes or grill, we ask you that you let us know you'll be using them.

We hope you have a wonder-ful time!

What makes this house unique

Great location. Walk to restaurants and local grocery.

5 houses from from beach, no street to cross.

Homey. Nice beds and bedding.

Linens and towels provided.

Three porches.

10 foot ceilings with tons of natural light.

Well-equipped kitchen, new fridge and microwave.

Very large hot and cold outdoor shower.

New washer and dryer.

Gas fireplace in cooler months.

Beach cart, beach chairs, toys, umbrellas, and boogie boards.

Grill and bikes with permission.

Pet friendly up to two dogs (no cats) with permission.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Wrightsville Beach in Harnett

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1784 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • If any evidence of smoking is found after the rental, the $500 damage deposit will not be refunded.
  • Pets must be quiet, well-behaved (non-chewers), have up-to-date flea and tick prevention, as well as all shots. $100 for first pet. $50 for second.
  • Please keep noise to a moderate level. I have neighbors and they will call the police for excessive noise.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 4 - Outdoor Shower , Very spacious with hooks for your things.
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Large walk in shower. Two sinks.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Two sinks.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • All bedrooms have comfy beds, lots of pillows and nice linens. I also have two inflatable mattresses, a soft toddler bed, a Pack-n-Play, and a portable bassinet. I should have smaller sheets but you may want to bring your own in case.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
My limit is 6 but I can go up to 8 if you let me know. My house is an up and down duplex. We are the lower level. Though the upstairs owners don't rent their place and aren't there much (they live in town and have several places), it is possible for someone to be there so there may be some foot and other noise from upstairs. I have never had complaints but that's the heads up. Once you book you will receive lots of other detailed info about the house and the area. Please ask me anything!


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Beautiful And Beachy Ocean View!
average rating of 4.8955226 based on 67 reviews

We highly recommend this condo!!!

  • 5 of 5

We just completed a five week stay at Laura's condo and we had a great time. The location is unbelievable...just walk past 5 houses and you are on Wrightsville Beach. The condo had everything we needed and it was very clean and nicely decorated. Wifi service and cable lineup were outstanding. We especially liked the gas fireplace. Also very convenient to "The Loop" a popular walking trail in Wrightsville Beach. We have already booked a five week stay for next year. We highly recommend this rental!!!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Marty I love the Loop too! And I loved having you guys. :) So glad you are coming back!
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  • 5 of 5

Laura was very accommodating! She left great instructions and was very responsive. I enjoyed my stay and would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful beach stay for any occasion.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at 2 Sandpiper in Wrightsville Beach May 17, 2018 to May 21, 2018. The property is perfect and beautiful. The location is close to ALL the amenities. You are close enough to hear the ocean and it is literally steps away from the beach. Laura is excellent to deal with and she is available for all your questions and needs. As stated it is a perfect location. Thanks Laura for helping to make our stay for our sons beach wedding at Shell Island a memory we will never forget. We would stay again in a heart beat!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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All we hoped it would be

  • 5 of 5

Very nice accommodations, great location, clean and well maintained

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Chuck, it was a pleasure having you. Laura
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Lovely home, excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for our family to stay while attending my nephews wedding. We enjoyed the close proximity to the beach and restaurants. All the comforts of home! Definitely hope to return!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Carol! I do strive to make it comfy. Please do come back! Laura
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Very Relaxing and Beautifully Decorated

  • 5 of 5

We, a family of four had a lot of fun staying here, the apartment is beautifully decorated and has kinds of places to relax. Laura is easy to work with and gives great tips as well. The beach is really a mini walk away, even for little feet. We also walked to the Fishmarket and had lunch at Poe's Tavern. We visited the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History and Municipal Complex. Lots of people hike, bike and play ball here. Our fishing tour with Captain Andre was simply fabulous, if he says take your dramanin at night, do just that :). He is a great guide. The weather in February was really fine, we had wind, lots of sun and some rain. Visit this place you won't regret it.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kerstin! I loved communicating with you. You seem like such a fun-loving sweet person! And what a beautiful family. :) Good luck in all you do and I hope to have you back! Laura
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Please ask me about my favorite spots!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
27 May 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £59.54
Pet Fee £75.37
Refundable Damage Deposit £376.85
Cleaning £94.21

This is a family-oriented home with 6 guest occupancy. More than 6 guests are allowed with permission from the owner. If it is learned more than 6 guests stayed without permission, the $500 security deposit will be kept.
This home is a non-smoking home with a $500 fine for any smoking in or around the premises.
We want you to have fun but please respect the neighbors and keep noise to normal active levels. There is a noise policy for Wrightsville Beach and folks do call the police.
We are pet friendly (dogs, no cats) but permission from the owner to bring pets is required. They must be up-to-date on all shots and have current flea and tick prevention, or with last application/dose of flea and tick prevention at least 5 days prior to arrival. They must be well-behaved and house trained. There is a $100 pet fee.
I require traveler's insurance. If your stay is shorter than one week you can ask for the lower rate. I also require a $500 damage deposit. Or, you can ask for a $1000 deposit with no traveler's insurance. If the home is left in good shape with check out rules followed, your refundable deposit will be automatically refunded one week after your stay.
Please feel free to ask any questions before or during your stay!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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