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5 More Minutes Beach House

Family friendly home located on a quiet street near the ICW and wooded section in the west side of Oak Island NC. We welcome up to 6 guests, providing bed and bath linens, a large fully stocked kitchen, 3 Smart TVs, gas grill, outdoor seating, high speed wifi, ample parking (large enough to hold your personal boat), and many more amenities. A short 1 mile walk or drive away from the amazing sunsets and uncrowded beaches Oak Island has to offer, relax and enjoy the perfect family getaway @ the 5 more minutes beach house – where you’ll sure be left wanting 5 more minutes in Oak Island!

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Home description

Welcome to “5 More Minutes” beach house located near the ICW and Wooded section of Oak Island NC.
This open floor plan home on pilings, features a 3 bedroom (3 beds) /2 full bath that is located on the west side of island. Oak Island offers free parking to the beach that is a short 1 mile walk or drive. The small town of Oak Island is a family friendly beach community that has amazing sunsets and uncrowded beaches.
The space:
Things to note:

*Beaches do not have lifeguards.

*Bottom floor room may be occupied by Host or Host’s family during your stay. The only space shared is the driveway and backyard. If the bottom floor apartment is occupied, you will be notified prior to check in. In which case, the driveway will be shared with the occupant of the first floor.

*Home has outside security cameras to monitor the outside gates. These are not on when the home is rented.

*Hurricane season is June 1 to November 1. This area does get hurricanes and the town may require mandatory evacuation. Bridges to Oak Island will close with winds sustained at 45 MPH or greater.

*Home is not suitable for someone with pet allergies.

*Our home has professional pest control but we can not 100% get rid of Palmetto bugs. As with many coastal beach areas, Oak Island has “no-see’um’s”, black flies, mosquito’s, snakes (yes some are poisonous), Alligators, Deer, Stingrays and even sharks.

Bedrooms description

3 spacious bedrooms with bed linens, blankets and room-darkening shades capable of sleeping up to 6 guests.

Master bedroom

King size bed, clothes/shoe rack, dresser, desk and tv.

Sunflower room

Queen bed, closet space, dresser and TV.

Beach themed room

Queen bed, closet space. This room is the smallest of the 3 rooms.

Bathroom description

2 bathrooms – each with tub/shower combo, hot water, hairdryer, body soap and cleaning products.

Living & Outdoor Areas

Explore all the living and outdoor areas our 5 More Minutes Beach House has to offer.


Bedrooms & laundry

Washer & dryer.

Towels, bed sheets, soap and toilet paper.

Bed linens.

Extra pillows and blankets.

Room-darkening shades.


Hangers and drying rack for clothing.


Cooking utensils.

Refrigerator, microwave, freezer, stove, oven and dishwasher.

Coffe maker: pour-over coffee, toaster, blender, baking sheet.

Dishes and silverware.

Barbecue utensils.  





Hot water.

Cleaning products.

Body soap.

Family & Entertainment

High speed Wifi.


Books and reading material.

Children’s books and toys.

Outlet covers.

Board games.

Outside Area

Private balcony. 

Shared backyard – fully fenced. 

Outdoor furniture. 

BBQ grill. 

Beach essentials (beach chairs, umbrella, beach toys, wave boards, fishing poles and tackle).

Heating and cooling

Air conditioning 

Ceiling fan 

Portable fans 


Home safety

Smoke alarm.

Carbon monoxide alarm.

Fire extinguisher.

First aid kit.

Parking & Accessibility

Free parking on premises.

Access involves stairs.

No wheelchair access.

Access & Check-in


Keypad (check yourself into the home with a door code).


We’re located on a quiet street near the ICW and wooded section in the west side of Oak Island NC.

The beach is a short 1 mile walk or drive. The small town of Oak Island is a family friendly beach community that has amazing sunsets and uncrowded beaches.

From fishing, visiting the pier and lighthouse, exploring its trails and relaxing by the beach, Oak Island is perfect for a relaxing nature filled family vacation. 

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Rules & Policies

You must acknowledge


Guests manage their own laundry service.

House cleaned with disinfectant.

COVID-19 cleaning guidelines apply.


50% of rental fee to secure reservation, remaining 50% due 7 days before. 

Cleaning fee $110. This is to prepare the house for the next renter; linens and towels provided; no daily housekeeping service.

Note: Payments can only be made in the form of credit cards.

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About us

Hello! My name is Julie. I'll be managing your stay at 5 More Minutes Vacations beach house. I'm a North Carolina native, lived in Raleigh and Charlotte before moving to Oak Island (Dec 2017). I'm very excited to welcome you to this beautiful part of NC. I will be available via email & phone throughout your stay. You will receive our guest guide with key information before you arrive. Whether you got questions about 5 More Minutes Vacations Beach House or another part of your trip, do not hesitate to contact me. Let me help you make your stay memorable! Book now or contact me in case of any questions to secure a vacation you will always remember.


Don’t just take it from us. Read some of our past guests’ reviews of their stay at 5 More Minutes Beach House.

  •   I’ve stayed at multiple airbnbs and this far exceeded my expectations. I have never been so thoroughly impressed with how beautiful the space was, and how kind the host was.... read more

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      We love this house and the location. It was a peaceful area with many things to do around. The house was super welcoming, clean and beautiful.We fell comfortable and had... read more

    thumb Joanmarie

      We cannot say enough good things about our stay at Julie and Darren’s place! They have thought of everything, GENEROUSLY stocked with thoughtful touches everywhere you turn. Well stocked kitchen,... read more

    thumb Anna
  •   We came down to run the Oak Island Marathon and this was the perfect place to stay for our short weekend. The hosts had great communication and made sure we... read more

    thumb Jordan

      What a wonderful place. It felt just like home. We had everything we needed and loved that it was dog friendly so our girls could join us. The fenced in... read more

    thumb Teresa

      Julie and Darren have a wonderful house. Loved every aspect of our stay and so did our dog. We will certainly be back in future.

    thumb Giridhar
  •   Beautiful home in a perfect location close to the beach, restaurants, and anything else you may need.
    The house was fully equipped and the hosts made us feel extremely... read more

    thumb Jaime

      Julie and Darren were excellent hosts. There was a possibility of a tropical storm, so Julie called me prior to go over all emergency guidelines. They even allowed early check-in... read more

    thumb Mica

      We liked the layout of the house. The primary bedroom was separate from other bedrooms. ✔️The kitchen was outfitted nicely. Showers were good with good water pressure. Our dog loved... read more

    thumb Katharine
  •   Loved our trip!! Julie is an awesome host! Very dog friendly, with a great yard. We loved the porch and the beds were super comfortable! Lots of special touches that... read more

    thumb Amanda

      Excellent accommodations. Home is very well equipped! Extra touches included the children’s items: toys, books, games, bumpers for the bed…even some kids shampoo! Nightstands with outlets/usb was wonderful! Beach supplies... read more

    thumb Crystal

      This was a beautiful place for me and my family to stay. Our Great Dane loved the back yard, and it was easy to rinse him and ourselves off from... read more

    thumb Maggie
  •   Great place and great hosts!!

    thumb Nate

      Beautiful home! Comfortable to stay, great for movie nights!

    thumb Harmony

      We absolutely loved our stay here! The house was very clean and even though pets are welcome here, you couldn’t even tell that any had been there! We LOVED the... read more

    thumb Brittany
  •   The house was great all the way around - a real jewel!!! Julie was wonderful at answering questions and providing information. Plenty of room for our family and two dogs.... read more

    thumb Kendra

      Julie and Darren’s home was more than we could have expected. It truly was just like being at home and was stocked with all the conveniences of our very own... read more

    thumb Charlotte

      We can’t say enough about our stay and these amazing hosts. The moment we walked in we felt so welcomed. The cute welcome basket for ourselves and our fur baby... read more

    thumb Dana
  •   Hands down - book this place!! We traveled with our daughter (toddler) and dog and it was the best trip. The home is very cozy and felt like both our... read more

    thumb Cassie

      Julie and Darren have an absolutely beautiful beach home with so many amenities and an awesome fenced-in back yard; we brought our dogs and they loved it, especially the little... read more

    thumb Sharon

      Very nice peaceful rental had a great time on our trip instructions were very clear on check in and out process

    thumb Mitchell
  •   Julie and Darren’s place was fantastic! They had literally everything we needed and more! I planned a girls trip, but all of us kept saying we would love to bring... read more

    thumb Stephanie

      We had a great stay here! The place was fantastic and very spacious. It had everything you needed and was only a short drive from everything. Highly recommend!

    thumb Rachel

      Beautiful house, also has everything you could possibly need! Great neighborhood and beautiful fenced in yard.

    thumb Courtney
  •   I had an excellent stay here. There were plenty of comfy places to sit. The back porch was amazing and had curtains if you want more privacy. The backyard is... read more

    thumb Kelsey

      This stay exceeded our expectations in every way! The house and backyard were beautiful and seemed even bigger than they looked in the pictures. The bathrooms and kitchen were wonderfully... read more

    thumb Margaret

      The house was clean and comfortable. We felt right at home, especially since it was dog friendly so we could bring our pup with us. Conveniently located about a mile... read more

    thumb Winnie
  •   Great host and enjoyed my stay!

    thumb Beau

      Great communication, lovely house

    thumb Mathias

      We will definitely be back! Great location with a fully stocked kitchen. Julie made a beach bucket for our little girl and had dog toys for our pup. They have... read more

    thumb Laura

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