Hi, I'm Paula!

Hey! We are Jim and Paula Bushardt. So glad that you are taking an interest in our beach houses! We love them very much and truly enjoy sharing them with our tenants. Paula's parents, Paul and CoCo Foster, built the houses and lived in the ocean front one until their passing. They were true beach lovers and it's quite evident in the design of the houses. They are both casual and easy to relax in. No need to impress anyone here - just enjoy getting your feet sandy and your hair a mess! We take good care of the homes and try to preserve the easy care flavor. Jim and I are both engineers and work full time. When we do get free time we love to surf, play on the beach or hang out in our boat. We use the houses when they aren't rented too! Gardening is also a passion of ours. We love living off the land and Jim has a passion for duck hunting. We call him the "hunter gatherer" because he oysters and clams a lot! We have a wonderful daughter who has graduated from high school and furthering her education. She is an author of two books and you are welcome to read about them if you search "Sunrigdge Press" and "Cloud Filly". We hope you enjoyed getting to know us and will come spend some time at the beach on our beautiful island called Figure 8!

Here are my properties:

From the bay
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Figure Eight Island Home
3 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms / Sleeps 6

“ Excellent ”3 Reviews

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$250

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Bedrooms:3
Bathrooms:2
Sleeps:6
Type:Home
Per night:$250 - $450
Per week:$1,720 - $2,800
Pets allowed:No
Internet:Yes

Our house is on a secluded private island, on a deep water sound with a sandy beach and a dock which can accommodate a 30’ boat. It is directly across the street from the ocean. The waters are very clean and clear so you can fish and clam right off the dock. We are ardent conservationists...

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Excellent Beach Retreat

“ Excellent ”
August 24, 2010
Excellent retreat! Not so modern (of course all the modern conveniences), but just the sort of original style beach house I was looking for. Our hosts were very gracious and and accommodating - I would recommend the Bay House and will be staying again!
Tobby Small, Charlotte, NC

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Figure Eight Island North Carolina Vacation Rentals - Home
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Figure Eight Island Home
5 Bedrooms / 2.5 Bathrooms / Sleeps 10

“ Excellent ”5 Reviews

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$325

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Bedrooms:5
Bathrooms:2.5
Sleeps:10
Type:Home
Per night:$325 - $600
Per month:$9,750 - $18,000
Pets allowed:No
Internet:Yes

Our house is on a secluded private island, directly on the ocean with a white sandy beach and clear ocean water. The clean water provides excellent fishing and surfing. We are ardent conservationists and have managed to preserve the natural vegetation around the house. We have lots...

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What I expect out of a Beach Cottage

“ Excellent ”
February 22, 2012
Paula was wonderful and the house was perfect for our stay. Fantastic eclectic furniture and the plus of private access island of figure 8 kept the beach all to ourselves. Now looking to buy on the island because it was so wonderful.
Mike, Decatur, IL

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Paula Bushardt
Paula Bushardt
From Wilmington NC
Member since December, 2008
Languages
English, Español