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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
A WARM, HOMEY PLACE CERTAIN TO MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS!
"So very glad we decided on this home for our mid-Spring family gathering. We found it clean, bright, well-appointed, and close proximity to meet our needs. It was interesting watching the sub-tropical storm roll in and out from the upper deck and mid-deck. The kitchen has just about everything you'd need to prepare a decent meal at the beach. Really liked the immediate access to the beach; adequate parking for 4 cars; good directives on the refrigerator regarding trash pick-up and the like. With 5 good sized bedrooms, there was always a place to retreat to for quiet reading or computer work. And no waiting or fighting over the showers with all of the bathrooms. With the front and deck doors open, there was little or no need for any fans to be one--wonderful cross breezes. Atlantic Beach and Beaufort are up the road a piece and made for a great day trip to Shackleford Island for the most outstanding shells! We regretfully returned to our homes in KY, NY and just up the road in New Bern, at the end of a well-relaxed, enjoyable week. The owners were great to work with and we truly appreciate them sharing their home with us. We are already making plans for next Spring. We would totally recommend this home. Thank you!"
Guest: SWeighDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 5, 2015
"Our family has stayed in Tranquility annually since she was built. We are always pleased with the amenities and the new upgrades the owners have provided for us. There is plenty to do for all ages (our range 15-77 years) and we look forward to coming back to our "home away from home" each year. We all find comfort in being able to return to a home we know is clean, well taken care of, cozy, and loved by each member of our family. Thanks George and Suzanne!"
Guest: Mann ClanDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 1, 2015
"First the negative... the house could use some cosmetic updates like new paint and linoleum in the main upstairs bathroom, a few interior doors don't latch like they should or close completely. The downstairs room had somewhat of a smokey odor.
I still give this house 5 stars, so for the Good...
the view is amazing. the windows in the main room are perfect for this view.
the deck is awesome and actually useful unlike other decks at houses i've rented on EI. We used it A LOT for eating and hanging out. And for the first time i didn't have to worry about my kids (2 and 4) falling off the deck (no low rail, not extremely high, slats are properly spaced). The only thing I would add to the deck is a short water hose at the shower/hose on the decks walkway (to make it easier to hose off fishing gear and sand toys) and a 2nd umbrella or retractable awning.
the kitchen was nice and had everything we needed. Probably time for a new dishwasher though -- although it does work.
The layout of the house is very nice. All but one room have their own bathroom and the upstairs gives enough room for people to have their own space but also room for everyone to gather and hangout.
Not part of the house, but there is a walkway to the beach with no steps, just beside the house (nice for the older folks and bikes).
A gate at the to of the stairs would by nice for the young kids (bring a wide one if you have a small child). I only worried about him getting up at night and forgetting the stairs were there so we folded the crib and stuck it in front of stairs at night.
I usually try a new house with every trip to EI not because the last house was bad but because I like the change, but this is one I'd actually rent again."
Guest: Paul F.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 4, 2015
"What a wonderful home away from home! We have been going to Emerald Isle on and off since the 1980's and this is by far is the best rental we have ever encountered. Clean with lots of beach personality and a great view of the ocean and having a pool that you can use on those hazy days was wonderful. There is an RV park next door which is well maintained and we had fun watching the festivities going on - sometimes there was even music! There are restaurants, stores, a water park, and go carts within walking distance so we got in some exercise too! Will definitely be back."
Guest: Roy and Sara C.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 7, 2015