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Beautifully beach decorated 7 Bedroom and Den /Minutes To Beach Or Sound

Bedrooms 7
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

6 Bedrooms plus den , 3 Full Baths, Sleeps 14 /Beach Caribbean Decorating

Welcome to the beautifully renovated Salt Box Cottage. This 7 bedroom home is perfect for large or multiple families, couples getaways, wedding groups or other special occasions. Each bedroom has been redone with a clean beachy flair distinguishing it's own identity.

Samsung stainless appliances are new as of July 2015 and include refrigerator with filtered water and ice maker. Kitchen is fully equipped for all your cooking needs including new toaster, griddle, blender, silverware, pots/pans, plates, glasses , utensils, Keurhrig coffee maker and kitchen towels.

The large very open living area looks out on the massive front porch and includes a new 55" smart tv. On the front porch you will find multiple rocking chairs and a table and love seat to enjoy your morning to evening beverages.

The lower open area under the house has a deck, grill and brightly colored picnic tables with seating for 18.

Brand new washer and steam cycle dryer to press your travel wrinkled clothes.

There is an enclosed outdoor shower with room for changing after your day in the sun.

While the beach is only a short walk we will make sure you get there comfortably with 2 manual beach carts, 2 coolers and 8 beach chairs.

Magnificent sunsets can be seen from the large freshly painted widows walk on top of the house or a short walk to one of the two street sound access points.

Kids gates are on the right and left side of the front porch as well as the access to the widows walk.


2 brand new adult beach cruisers and two more bikes, 2 Coolers,2 beach carts,,ping pong table and a portable bean bag game set. Outdoor cooking / picnic area includes gas and charcoal grills with brightly colored picnic tables and seating for 18.

Flat screen TVs in every room!!

Wireless Internet/Cable

We include comforters, pillows, blankets and kitchen towels.

We can have all beds made and bath towels provided for an additional fee. (We do not provide beach towels)

** Check in time is 3 PM

** Check out time is 10 AM

** If we are able to commit to an early check-in/late check-out we will do our best to accommodate you.


More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2017

About Rick

I am originally a midwesterner who was lucky enough to marry a beautiful North Carolina girl "Betsy" who introduced me to Wrightsville Beach in 1986. After multiple moves for my business we moved back to North Carolina in 1998 and have called it home ever since. We have four wonderful children who have been raised with summers and every vacation possible at at Wrightsville Beach. We have been second home owners at Wrightsville since 2000 and hope to eventually reside there permanently.

Rick purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Rick chose Wrightsville Beach

Salt Box Cottage was purchased and updated in 2015. It is our personal second home we love to share with our guest so you can have the same special memories. It is on a quiet no parking street with fabulous access to everything while feeling like you are on a remote island.

What makes this cottage unique

Beautiful freshly remodeled beach cottage house that will feel like your own home. New furniture, tv's, bedding and everything else in and outside of the house. 7+ parking spaces and beautiful 360 degree water views from the widows walk on top of the house. Our home is your home! Come enjoy it!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Rick -

We loved your house and the whole family had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend in your home. We loved the widows peak and you are right, the sunsets are incredible. I am sorry for you about the house going up across the street - surely you will miss that "window" of view, but your front porch is still a wonderfully relaxing place for coffee and lunches. We could not have had nicer weather - we sat out and walked the loop every day! We got the ice-maker working within a day and other than needing a hair dryer (which we purchased from CVS) the house was perfect!! We loved your touches and appreciate how you stocked you home for guests to fully enjoy. It is a gem! If we can muster our parents for another Thanksgiving away from Chapel Hill - we will surely return.

Thank you again for being so accommodating,

Nov 2015
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(34 traveller reviews)

Beautifully beach decorated 7 Bedroom and Den /Minutes To Beach Or Sound
average rating of 4.970588 based on 35 reviews
Limestone, TN


  • 5 of 5

VRBO Renter,

This home has been updated and has a great beach feel, the kitchen is well equipped, the beds were awesome, the front porch was awesome and the roof top widows walk was very cool, kids enjoyed the Ping-Pong area, hammock, and grill area. This house is located on a quite dead end street. It was prefect for our family. One nice added touch, you do not have to pack all of the beach "STUFF". They have it ready for you to go right there at the house. You have access to bikes, chairs, umbrellas, boggy boards, beach cart, etc for the beach.

Okay it sounds like they paid me to write this. Not true. You will not be disappointed. My family said over and over how did you find this place. The homeowner followed up several times to make sure we had everything we needed for a great stay.

Great place, book it today, we will be back. The Rader Party 2016!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Stay in a Fantastic Home

  • 5 of 5

We staid with the family at this beautiful house at the beach. Everything is nicely setup and maintained. The amenities are great and makes everything a joyful stay. Highly recommended.

The owner Rick is very responsive and helpful.

Thank you for renting you house.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dirk for staying with us for your UNCW graduation. We sincerely appreciated having you and your family as our guest and we look forward to having you back with us soon! Best Regards, Rick
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The Salt Box Cottage is great!!

  • 5 of 5

Our women's tennis team really loved our stay at the Salt Box Cottage. This home is beautifully appointed, with everything one might need. The common areas allow for everyone to be together in a comfortable setting. It's on a quiet street, with a short walk to the ocean. The widows' walk is the perfect setting for enjoying the view and magnificent sunsets. Rick was so helpful and gracious with our planning for the stay. Can't recommend it more highly.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Barbara! It was our pleasure to have you and your friends as our guest for the state tennis tournament. More importantly that you had time to have a glass of vino at sunset on the widows walk and the weather cooperated so nicely! We look forward to seeing you all next year! Cheers! Rick
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Pretty, beachy house with very responsive owner

  • 5 of 5

This well maintained, casual and comfortable house was perfect for our family get together. Everything you need and nothing fussy or superfluous to get in your way. Clean, fresh, laid back decor with lots of spaces for gathering and fun. The owner is attentive, responsive, and just plain nice.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nancy for being our guest and choosing Salt Box Cottage for your family wedding week end. We really enjoyed having your family and appreciate your wonderful comments on our home. We will look forward to having you and your family back as our guest soon! Best, Rick
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Such a fantastic VRBO experience!

  • 5 of 5

We had planned to go to OIB however Hurricane Matthew had different plans for us! I popped on VRBO while driving to the beach and found this house. Within an hour, the kind owner, Rick, had us checking into his rental in Wrightsville Beach. It was such a lovely home that was decorated beautifully. We especially loved the huge porch with the rockers! The location was perfect as we could walk to the beach within 3 minutes and ride our bikes all over Wrightsville. We will certainly be back. If you want to work with a great owner and have a wonderful beach house, choose this one!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Courtney I am so glad we were able to accommodate you and your family when you found out you didn't have access to your vacation home due to the hurricane. While we ourselves were closed up for the weather you all were the perfect guest with your Sunday arrival! We scrambled a lot but with great guest like you all it was easy to make to it work! We loved having you all and look forward to having you back soon! Take Care, Rick
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A truly beautiful property with great living areas and spaces

  • 5 of 5

Rick was extremely helpful and helped my family and I prepare the house for a rehearsal dinner for my daughters wedding. The property surpassed all our needs and was so nice and close to the beach. We had a great time and if we had the chance we would rent again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ewa! What a pleasure it was to have you and so many of your family generations stay at our house for such a special time. We are also so glad that your rehearsal dinner at Salt Box Cottage was perfect and everything went as planned. A big congratulations to you, your mother and your daughter! Best, Rick
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Wilmington International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles

Very short walk to the beach. Sound access for kayaks and paddle boards at end of street or four houses down. Ten minute walk to down town Wrightsville Beach. Downtown Wilmington only a 20 minute drive. Great parking at the house with no through traffic.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £145 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £664
Pet Fee £83 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%


Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Available arrival


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Parmele Isle in Coastal North Carolina

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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 11 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Adjoins den and living room. Both den and living room.
    Bathroom 4 - Outdoor Shower , OUTDOOR ENCLOSED PRIVACY SHOWER
  • Third bathroom adjoins study/ 7th bedroom with queen sleeper sofa. DEN AND LIVING ROOM BOTH HAVE NEW QUEEN SLEEPER SOFAS.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Brand new Queen Sleeper Sofa in private room
    Living Room brand new queen sleeper sofa - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • 6 separate bedrooms plus den with new queen sleeper sofa with memory foam mattress adjoining 3rd full bath. Living room has new queen sleeper sofa and adjoins third full bathroom as well.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 2 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Wrightsville Beach is within close walking distance as well as Johnny Mercers Pier, restaurants and bars. Paddle boarding and other water sports are accessible at the end of the street. Down town Wrightsville Beach is within walking or biking distance and historic down town Wilmington a short drive.

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