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Garrison Point at Durham Creek- the Perfect Retreat

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Garrison Point Has over one mile of waterfront.

Garrison Point Has over one mile of waterfront. "Lodge Like" living room with huge fire place. Dining room Modern full kitchen with twin ovens and commercial hood. Master suite with king bed. Master bath with jetting tub and shower combo. Huge screened porch with hammocks,  rocking chairs and picnic table. Bedroom with queen bed. All 5 bedrooms have a view of the water. Side porch looking south to Durham Creek and boat dock. Double twins.  All 5 bedrooms have a view of the water. Boat Dock Garrison Point

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Durham Creek house description

Imagine your own private retreat, perched at the tip of a peninsula with over one mile of private waterfront. It's late afternoon and you’re relaxing in a rocking chair on a large screened porch anticipating a glorious sunset when you are surprised by a group of porpoises that swim by.

Imagine no more. Invite your boating friends to tie up at the dock for a visit.

Garrison Point at Durham Creek, is your exclusive waterfront home and the perfect setting for the ultimate get away vacation.
Garrison Point is a peninsula that juts from Durham Creek into the Pamlico River. Located only 12 miles from the Intracoastal Waterway, Durham Creek is a quiet, protected body of water that attracts boaters, fishermen, kayakers and an abundance of wildlife.

The house, built circa 1920 and fully renovated in 2006, has an open floor plan that combines dining and kitchen which leads to a huge living area that has a “Lodge” feel. Flanked by outdoor decks with grill and picnic table and a spacious screened-in porch off the living area. The four beautifully decorated bedrooms boast amazing water views from every window.

There is a separate guest house included in your rental with twin beds that convert into a king.

Conveniences include a fully functional modern kitchen, wet bar, wood burning fireplace, Dish Network Satellite System, DVD Player, High Speed Wireless Internet, and CD Stereo System with whole house indoor and outdoor speakers.

Every bedroom has a spectacular view of the water and all have ceiling fans. The Master includes a connecting bath, a king bed and satellite TV.

A boat dock, sandy swimming beach, and a two seat kayak are available for guests to enjoy.

Flounder, rock, redfish and trout are the most frequent dinner guests and blue crabs from the pier provide hours of fun and a delicious appetizer as well.

This property captivates the heart and soul of the beauty of eastern North Carolina and provides the perfect setting for a memorable and fun retreat.



Keywords:

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

                  • Pets Not Allowed

                  Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

                  Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

                  Kitchen & Dining

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Microwave
                  • Toaster
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Ice Maker

                  Amenities

                  • Wood Fireplace
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer

                  Entertainment

                  • Music Library
                  • DVD Player
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • CD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Broadband Access

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Jetted Tub

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Kayak / Canoe
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Deck / Patio

                      Theme

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

                      Location & View

                      • Waterfront:

                        Surrounded on three sides by water. Over one mile of waterfront. Pamlico River and Durham Creek frontage....moreless

                      • Water View

                      Activities

                      • Water Tubing
                      • Fishing
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Groceries
                      • Laundromat
                      • Swimming
                      • Kayaking
                      • Cycling
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Hiking
                      • Sailing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Boating
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Museums
                      • Library
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shelling
                      • Antiquing
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Paddle Boating
                       

                      Reviews

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                      • The most relaxing experience

                        The most relaxing experience

                        • Guest Rich (Fort Myers, FL)
                        • Date of stay 07/22/13
                        • Review Submitted 08/06/13
                        My wife and I have had 40 years of vacations and this vacation spot is in our top five. We spent a week with our two daughters and their families and my wife's parents; a total of 10. There was so much space in the house and places to relax on the property that, if I was looking for someone in our group, I would have to occasionally use my cell phone. The age range of our group was eight to 75 and everyone loved their stay. You can spend a week boating, fishing, crabbing, hiking, or just plain sitting and reading on the lawn, one of the porches, on the hammock, or relaxed on a leather sofa. The area is very rural but there are two cities, Washington (North Carolina) and New Bern, less than an hour away and the free ferry over to Bath is just a few miles away. If you’re looking to get away and relax and still have all the comforts of home, then this is the place. Our family was planning a cruise for our vacation next year but everyone wants to know if we can return here.

                        Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, families with teenagers.

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                      • Relaxing Vacation

                        Relaxing Vacation

                        • Guest The other family (Winston Salem NC)
                        • Date of stay 07/31/10
                        • Review Submitted 08/08/11
                        We just returned form staying at this property. It is the most peaceful place that we've ever spent a vacation. There are plenty of things to do within driving distance. We rented a pontoon boat for the week at a local marina that allowed us to enjoy Durham Creek and the Pamlico River. The fishing was fun and the kids ennjoyed tubing on the river. Great place!!!!

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 4/4

                      • 3 families 9 individuals, 1 relaxing week, priceless

                        3 families 9 individuals, 1 relaxing week, priceless

                        • Guest Troy (Brevard North Carolina)
                        • Date of stay 07/08/11
                        • Review Submitted 07/19/11
                        To our hostess thankyou, thankyou, thankyou. Garrisons Point was beyond our expectations and the enviroment was astonishling beautiful. Much of our days were spent doing absolutely nothing but enjoying the screen porch and hammock with a good book or an iced beverage. Many times throughout the day we would explore our surroundings either by foot, bicycle, kayak. We found that many of our adventures were down along the river looking for shark teeth or fossils. One day I spent several hours in the kayak exploring Durham Creek and had the opportunity to get an amazing picture of an eagle as it perched high atop a dead pine tree over looking the water. Dolphins would swim by every evening at one point we counted 12 as they made their way up and down the river. We were lured to the historic district of Bath where we explored the Marsh-Palmer house, the old court house and the old high school as well as the beautiful landscaped gardens and homes. Deer were plentiful on Garrisons Point and are moving throughout the entire day and we enjoyed the exciment of catching a glimspe of one of these beautiful creatures. The house more than provided the comforts of home. The home had the feel of how it was "back in the day". You could almost hear the sound of fishermen as they would come home with their catch of flounder, crab or drum. We left our own legacy as we added to the excitment of the home catching our meal of flounder and blue crab. This was definetly the most relaxing and fun filled time I have experienced on vacation in a long, long time. To those of you who are seriously considering Garrisons Point, you will not be denied the comforts of home nor the excitment of adventure for any age. Once again I thank our hostess and her son for putting together a wonder portfolio of their splendid home. On the return trip home we were preparing for next years vacation in hopes of returning to Garrisons Point.

                        Recommended for: Sightseeing, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, adventure seekers, families with teenagers.

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 3/3

                       
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                      About the owner: Ten generations of our family were born at Garrison Point. As siblings, we enjoy the privilege of owning this house and enjoy coming here from Charleston,SC and Durham, NC.

                      Why the Owner Chose Durham Creek:
                      We grew up boating, fishng and searching for fossils here. About one week out of every month we travel to Garrison Point to unwind, and we look forward to sharing with you this special place and its opportunities for peacefulness and fun.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Side trips include visiting historic Bath, which is directly across the Pamlico River from our house on Garrison Point. The famous sailing town of Oriental is a 30 minute drive south. Ten minutes away is Aurora, where you will find ample grocery shopping and 2 good restaurants.


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                      • Garrison Point Has over one mile of waterfront.

                        Garrison Point Has over one mile of waterfront.

                      • Dining room

                        Dining room

                      • Master suite with king bed.

                        Master suite with king bed.

                      • Huge screened porch with hammocks,  rocking chairs and picnic table.

                        Huge screened porch with hammocks, rocking chairs and picnic table.

                      • Side porch looking south to Durham Creek and boat dock.

                        Side porch looking south to Durham Creek and boat dock.

                      • Boat Dock

                        Boat Dock

                      • "Lodge Like" living room with huge fire place.

                        "Lodge Like" living room with huge fire place.

                      • Modern full kitchen with twin ovens and commercial hood.

                        Modern full kitchen with twin ovens and commercial hood.

                      • Master bath with jetting tub and shower combo.

                        Master bath with jetting tub and shower combo.

                      • Bedroom with queen bed. All 5 bedrooms have a view of the water.

                        Bedroom with queen bed. All 5 bedrooms have a view of the water.

                      • Double twins.  All 5 bedrooms have a view of the water.

                        Double twins. All 5 bedrooms have a view of the water.

                      • Garrison Point

                        Garrison Point

                      VRBO #352845

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, April 17, 2014

                      $2,800 per week (USD)
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                      5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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