Aug. Discount, 4 BR, 4 BA, Private. Pool., Bikes, Kayaks, Chair Lift, Gourmet Ki

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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Four Bedrooms, Four Bathrooms, Private Pool, Sleeps 8 in beds. 3 on sofas. cribs, day bed, air mattresses or futon. 11 guest max.

See video tour of home- click on: Island Oasis Home at Emerald Isle, Nc, USA near the bottom of this page.

Family Vacations at Emerald Isle are all about time with family, friends, relaxation and beautiful surroundings that make the time so special that it builds memories that last forever.

This beautiful beach community is extremely friendly and you'll be made to feel very welcome at all the stores and shops.

If you like to fish, swim, surf, boat, antique shop or just enjoy relaxing by the pool or on the beach or sound, Emerald Isle will be 'just right'.

A new NC WILDLIFE BOAT with 4 RAMPs (free use, free parking) is an easy 5 minute ride Eastward just off Emerald Blvd.

This is an executive custom built home with 2600+ square feet,large spaces, pool, great landscape, plenty of comfortable furniture, great kitchens (two), ceiling fans everywhere. Four bedrooms - 2 Kings, 2 Queens. It is nestled neatly into a very quite neighborhood of beach houses and mobile homes. There is no water view except for the private pool. Five minute bike ride or 15 minute walk, or three minute car ride to fishing pier, beach and sound public access areas. Seven minutes to free boat ramps.
All the shops, casual and fine quality restaurants, parks, tennis courts, nature trails, bike paths, beach, movie theater, shopping center, drug store, water park, miniature golf, go carts, fishing pier are near within five minutes. Several public golf coarse are within 15 minutes drive.

You are less than ten miles from a sound-side water sports rental place that offers kayaks, bowling,jet-skis, surf boards, and small sail boats. Bikes and scooters can be rented on the island, and biking is a terrific way to get around. About one mile away is a wonderful little shopping center with well-stocked Food Lion grocery store. Several local seafood markets are nearby as well. Several pizza restaurants deliver to the house! That's always helpful at the end of a busy day.

Visit to the NC Aquarium which is about 20 minutes from the house. Cape Lookout is accessible by ferry at old docks and shoppes at Beaufort,the charter fishing and head boat wharfs at Morehead City are really neat day trips as well. You'll have great exploring opportunities.
The ocean beach is equal to a walk of approx. five city blocks. Approximate 1 mile ride to public access beach, baths, restrooms, picnic area, huge paved parking lot(no fee).

Less than a mile down Sound Drive to public access to the Sound. Pier, shallow bathing area.

At the house,we have everything you will need to make for the most relaxing and enjoyable stay possible. Very private downstairs master bedroom with bath and sitting room. A quiet, private place where the 'Head of The Clan' can find peaceful moments, early to bed sleep, extra cool bedroom climate control with aux. ac unit, a sitting room with wide screen TV and DVD player. The sitting room could be used as an extra sleeping place as well. Three more bedrooms and two more baths are upstairs along with kitchen and huge great room. High Speed Wireless internet and PC for guest. Master bedrooms up and downstairs have TV and dvd players.

There is plenty of comfortable inside and outside seating for everyone to enjoy. There are several dining areas including upstairs island bar that seats four, dining table that seats six, downstairs island bar that seats nine to twelve, outside tables and chairs that will handle twelve. There are two fully equipped kitchens with cabinets.
Plus you'll enjoy the Corn Bag Hole toss game for all ages.

An inside electric stair lift is here for folks that can't handle stairs.

Toddler/infant swings, two high chairs, a crib, a pack'n'play are furnished. No charge.

The pool area is 100% private with two outside covered showers. The pool is approx. twelve feet wide and thirty feet long. Five foot max depth, three foot deep at the shallow end. No Diving. There are two outside showers.

Outside you will find a gas grill and a fabulous covered entertaining patio fans, tables, umbrellas.

ALL INCLUDED IN THE RATES- Linens (bath towels, hand towels,wash clothes, kitchen towels, kitchen wash clothes, sheets, pillow cases).
The house fresh cleaned and all beds fresh made with fresh linens when you arrive.

Beach towels are not offered. Other beach items, bikes, etc. can be easily rented ahead of your visit with reservation.

Surf, Pier and Boat fishermen will want to know that May is a prime time for Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish and Cobia fishing. All summer and into September and October are among the best fishing times for King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Spanish Mackerel, Black Drum, Sea Bass. September and October are wonderful for Spot, Speckled Trout, Grey Trout and Sea Bass. With the NC State free boat ramps and free parking facility only ten minutes away, you can launch your boat with ease and go straight into the Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway. The house has ample parking space for your boat and trailer. Several shops have all the bait, ice and other supplies you'll want.

NO SMOKING INSIDE, limited smoking outside.
No pets.
No Fireworks.
Security Deposit after clean and no damages check out deposit of $500.00 or more secured by credit card authorization is required.
Credit card number will be held as well in case of damages.

Must be 26 or older to rent this property.
Reservations made under false pretenses will be subject to cancellation/immediate eviction with no refund given.
You can stay as many as you'd like.
Check in on odd days is OK!
Ask for special long term rates.
Check in - 3 PM, Check out 10:00 AM.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    SMOKE OUTSIDE, pick up and clean up all BUTTS. You will be charged for each butt we have to pick up....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, we love animals and have them at home. However, we have always always kept this property smoke and pet free....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 8-11

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Corn bag toss game for all ages,electric chair lift, inside staircase, full upstairs kitchen with island bar and dining table, huge downstairs gourmet kitchen with island bar, covered patio, ultimate private fencing, lots of parking....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    upstairs dining table 4 bar 4 downstairs bar 9 outside 12...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WI FI and 4 wire ports...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided:

    not beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    May-October, High speed wireless (Road Runner highest speed) service...moreless


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    everything you can think of...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:


  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool
  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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from 9 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 8 - Mar 19, 2016
3 night min stay
$995 $3,600
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1
  • Tax Rate 12%


Cool Season discounts. Contact Steve Carver @ with inquiries.

Thanksgiving .. min. 4 nights

Christmas .. min. 4 night

New Year's Eve ... minimum. 4 nights

Memorial Day week .. minimum 6 nights

July 4th week ... minimum 7 nights

Labor Day weekend .. minimum 4 nights

Restrictions: Pets, Smoking, Fireworks.

$ 499.00 plus 12 % tax per night . Credit Card advance deposit ($100./$300.) and the credit card data to serve a security / damages protection. Balance of rentals may be paid in several installments. Total to be paid 30 days prior to check in date. Call,text Steve 919.902.0522 , email

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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
New Bern NC (jets),Jacksonville, NC, Beaufort NC

Car: Necessary

Corn Hold bag Toss game and boards at the house.

Bowling, 5 miles

NC Aquarium, 15 miles.

Bikes at house and miles and miles of bike and walking trails.

Kayacks at house for use in the sound, just down the street.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1989

About the owner: Steve and Norma Carver Dunn, NC Phone: 919.902.0522 See FaceBook Steve Carver

Why the Owner Chose Emerald Isle:
Location. The neighborhood is quite/safe with many permanant resdents. Close to the business center at EI

The Unique Benefits at this House:
private pool corn hole bag toss yard game electric stair lift full outside cooking equipment gourmet kitchen bicycles kayak swings and private places 'elbo room' for all guest About EI: North Carolina, has it's 'Outer Banks' located (in the North) from the VA state line to the South Western end of Emerald Isle. The NC Outer Banks include Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hill, Corrolla, Cape Hatteras, Ocracoke, Core Banks, Cape Lookout, Shackleford Banks and Bogue Banks where Emerald Isle is located. All these island-banks are separated from the NC mainland by large water areas including: Currituck Sound, Albemarle Sound, Pamlico Sound, Core Sound and Bogue Sound. The town of Emerald Isle (lies East - West) has the Atlantic Ocean on it's southern shoreline and Bogue Sound on it's northern shoreline. It is at the lower end of NC's Outer Banks.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Welcome to the Island.

    Welcome to the Island.

  • Peaceful beautiful tile and landscape

    Peaceful beautiful tile and landscape

  • Lots of space and relaxation room

    Lots of space and relaxation room

  • down stairs gourmet kitchen

    down stairs gourmet kitchen

  • East side morning sundecks

    East side morning sundecks

  • Front (North) deck and front door

    Front (North) deck and front door

  • upstairs bedroom with queen bed

    upstairs bedroom with queen bed

  • upstairs bedroom # 2 with queen bed

    upstairs bedroom # 2 with queen bed

  • Pool, very private, high fence, misters, fans, lounge chairs

    Pool, very private, high fence, misters, fans, lounge chairs

  • Huge upstairs great room with bar, dining table and fireplace

    Huge upstairs great room with bar, dining table and fireplace

  • Sunset at the marina, five minute walk away from house

    Sunset at the marina, five minute walk away from house

  • down stairs sitting room

    down stairs sitting room

  • covered patio- serving area (West Side)

    covered patio- serving area (West Side)

  • outside staircase

    outside staircase

  • upstairs master bedroom with bath and king bed

    upstairs master bedroom with bath and king bed

  • Downstairs Master Bedroom with bath and aux. ac, tv, dvd

    Downstairs Master Bedroom with bath and aux. ac, tv, dvd

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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