Luxury Waterfront Home with Wrap-Around Porch and Guesthouse

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Cala Lily Cottage at China Grove Plantation


Last updated: 10/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Picturesque waterfront home with stunning views of the Neuse River!! Rock or swing on the wrap-around porch and watch the dolphins come up the river to play in the morning and head back down at dusk. Relax on the pier as you fish for croaker, flounder and more—or, tie a crabtrap to the piling and have fresh crab for dinner, unless you prefer grilling steaks on the barbeque. Take a dip in the pool, or relax on the riverfront in an Adirondack chair as you watch the boats go by. The private beach is a perfect place to swim, sunbathe, kayak—or just relax in the hammock. Whatever you choose, you're sure to enjoy the slow pace and peaceful atmosphere at China Grove Plantation. For variety, bike or jog to Oriental, the “Sailing Capital of North Carolina.” Cala Lily Cottage sleeps 4-5 and has a separate guesthouse can sleep 2 more. A single step up offers easy access to each building.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • The upper level bedroom features a king bed, as well as a very large window seat perfect for curling up with a book—or for the night. The main floor bedroom (queen bed), with its private bath suite, includes a shower and separate soaking tub. The separate guest house is set up for entertaining, with a game table, TV/DVD, stereo system, refrigerator. The guest house sofa, with large cushy pillows, converts to a comfortable queen-sized bed for guests who want a private spot steps away from the main home....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall and Winter
Oct 1 - Mar 31
2 night min stay
Spring and Summer
Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,650 $3,500
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $250 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6.75%

Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
New Bern, North Carolina
4.7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Toucan Grill and Fresh Bar
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Minnesott Beach
7.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Minnesott Golf & Country Club
4.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
M&M Restaurant
Arapahoe, NC, USA
Nearest Beach
On Site

Car: Necessary

Cala Lily Cottage offers access to many different activities and attractions. Take a quick trip to New Bern, only thirty minutes away, for fabulous dining opportunities, shopping in the picturesque town square, or tour the famous Tyron Palace. Or, simply stroll along the harbor and admire the many boats, both motor and sail. Two miles down the road from Cala Lily Cottage, you can hop the free Minnesott Beach ferry for a fifteen minute ride across the Neuse River. Once off the ferry, you can spend the day at the nearby Beaufort waterfront, where you can take a sight-seeing boat ride to Cape Lookout, or swim and walk the beach where the wild ponies run. Relax over lunch at one of the many fine outdoor restaurants in Beaufort. Across the bridge from Beaufort, Morehead City offers many deep-sea fishing boat trips. Continue down the road through Havilock, home of the Cherry Point marine base, to come full circle to the ferry for the short ride back home to Cala Lily Cottage.


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  • Cala Lily Cottage at China Grove Plantation

    Cala Lily Cottage at China Grove Plantation

  • Main Floor View from Kitchen

    Main Floor View from Kitchen

  • Bedroom with King Bed and Window Seat

    Bedroom with King Bed and Window Seat

  • View from Fishing Pier

    View from Fishing Pier

  • Guesthouse


  • Kitchen/Dining Area

    Kitchen/Dining Area

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Main Floor Bedroom with Queen Bed

    Main Floor Bedroom with Queen Bed

  • Pool at China Grove Plantation

    Pool at China Grove Plantation

  • View of Water and Beach

    View of Water and Beach

VRBO #153557

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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Luxury waterfront home with wrap-around porch and guesthouse

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