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'Carolina Dawn' is a comfortably furnished and fully equipped oceanfront duplex (East side) steps from the beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear waters of Emerald Isle, one of the most family friendly beaches in the Southeast. It sleeps 11 people and is equipped with free wifi, cable tv, and local phone service. There are 2 Oceanfront Master Suites with King sized beds and bathrooms. A third Oceanfront room has a Queen sized bed. The two other rooms offer views of the Sound. One has a queen sized bed. The other has a full sized bed and a twin bed, perfect for kids. The kitchen is fully stocked and offers a great view of the ocean as you cook. The dining room table seats 8 and the oversized bar seats 4. There's a gas grill in the carport closet along with an assortment of boogie boards, sand toys, beach chairs and more. A private, spray off area and outdoor shower (with hot & cold water and a hand-held shower head) make clean-up easy. Well-behaved dogs are welcome with a $100 non-refundable deposit (per dog, depending on size). Other amenities include flat screen tvs, DVD players, a sound system with outdoor speakers and ipod hook-up. Linens are provided (sheets, bath towels & beds made upon your arrival) for $75.
Prime Summer Season 2015 Jun 6 - Aug 14, 2015 7 night min stay
Late Summer 2015 Aug 15 - Sep 11, 2015 7 night min stay
Early Fall 2015 Sep 12 - Oct 2, 2015 3 night min stay
Late Fall 2015 Oct 3 - Oct 31, 2015 2 night min stay
Off Season (2015-16) Nov 1 - Feb 26, 2016 2 night min stay
Early Spring 2016 Feb 27 - Mar 25, 2016 2 night min stay
Spring 2016 Mar 26 - Apr 29, 2016 2 night min stay
Late Spring 2016 Apr 30 - Jun 3, 2016 2 night min stay
Prime Summer Season 2016 Jun 4 - Aug 12, 2016 7 night min stay
Late Summer 2016 Aug 13 - Sep 2, 2016 7 night min stay
Early Fall 2016 Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2016 2 night min stay
Late Fall 2016 Oct 1 - Oct 28, 2016 2 night min stay
Off-Season 2016-17 Oct 29 - Feb 24, 2017 2 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
Linens (sheets & towels)$75 + tax
Property Damage Protection$59
Pet Fee$100 + tax
Cleaning$125 + tax
Cleaning Fee is $125.
Linen Fee (sheets & towels, beds made upon arrival) is $75.
Non-refundable Pet Deposit is $100.
Rents Saturday to Saturday May 24 through Sept. 6, 2014.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Emerald Isle is 20 Minutes from Morehead City, N.C. It's located on a barrier island considered the southern most stretch of the Outer Banks. It's also part of an island referred to as the Crystal Coast, which offers big stretches of white sand and gorgeous blue green waters. Emerald Isle, in particular, is a very family oriented beach and our home is far enough away from condos that it's never crowded. Bring or rent bikes and enjoy miles of bike paths. The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is a short drive which offers all kinds of great kids activities. Drive to Beaufort and see the wild ponies on Shackleford Banks.
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: We live in Raleigh and enjoyed Carolina Dawn for many years before deciding to rent it a few years ago. We've filled it with artwork that we love of local beach scenes, mostly by Beaufort Artist Alan Cheek. We've also tried to make it as comfortable and convenient as possible for families.
Why the Owner Chose Emerald Isle: You can't beat the views and the easy access to the beach from our location. Just walk out the back door and down the boardwalk and you're there. Our stretch of beach never seems crowded and there's easy access to shopping, restaurants, entertainment and more.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: We have a dog who's a member of our family so we know how nice it can be to bring the dog along on vacation. That's why we consider requests for responsible dog owners to bring their well behaved dog to Carolina Dawn.