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Ocean-side condominium with pool and kiddie pool

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 6

Enjoy this second floor ocean-side condo with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, full kitchen and living area with tile floor, pool, and tile balcony with ocean and sound views. There are 2 queen sized beds, and 1 full sized pull-out sofa. You must be at least 25 years of age to rent; no pets; no smokers. There is a limit of 6 persons. Amenities include clothes washer/dryer, microwave, dishwasher, CD player, 3 TVs and DVD players. Outside amenities include a pool and a kiddie pool, beach chairs, outside grills, and, of course, the ocean beach.

During high season, unit will only be rented by the week unless special circumstances apply.

This unit is part of Sea Spray Condominiums at the Fort Macon end of Atlantic Beach. When you walk out of the building into the courtyard there is only a short walk to the beach on the private boardwalk.

This property is managed by the owner and the cleaning fees are included in the rates quoted. In addition to the rent amount, renters must pay the sales tax and a linen fee of $30 if you do not bring your own linens. There is a $150 security deposit which is refundable at the end of the rental period. The Internet connection is free. Home Away also charges every renter a Service Fee which is their fee.

Area attractions include relaxing on the beach, scuba diving, surfing, fishing (there is a pier nearby), surf fishing, charter fishing trips, boating, kayaking, boat cruises out of Beaufort or Morehead City, Crystal Coast historic homes land tours, air tours by plane or helicopter, Crystal Coast Country Club, ghost walk in Beaufort, ferry trip to Cape Lookout, Shackleford Banks or Carrot Island, bicycle rentals, golf, horseback riding, and climbing the Cape Lookout Lighthouse. Places to go include the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, Core sound Waterfowl Museum, Beaufort Maritime Museum, and Fort Macon State Park (right next to my Sea Spray condo).

For specific events while you are there, I find the website link below helpful. Check the Events calendar.

http://www.crystalcoastnc.org/events/

Restaurants: Amos Mosquito’s, Island Grill, MacCurdy’s Restaurants, Four Corners Diner, Ruddy Duck Tavern, Bistro By the Sea, Sanitary Fish Market & Restaurant, Capt Bill’s Waterfront Restaurant, Rap’s Grill & Bar, Beaufort Grocery, Clawsons Restaurant, Blue Moon Bistro, Finz Grill.

RATE SCHEDULE BY SEASON

Winter

Changeover day: Saturday $450.00/week 2 night minimum stay

Spring

$650.00/week 2 night minimum stay

Summer

$1,000./week 7 night minimum stay

Fall

$650.00/week 2 night minimum stay

More Details

Owner
Betsy
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2017

About Betsy

I live currently in the Triangle area of North Carolina, and pursue my interest in botanical illustration and art. You can also see my artwork on Facebook: either Betsy Donovan 9 or Betsy's Botanical Art on Facebook, or my website www.betsylowrydonovan.com

Betsy purchased this condo in 2004

Why Betsy chose Central Coast

This condo is located on the ocean side of the highway close to the ocean, and is part of Sea Spray Condominiums, a family-oriented, well-managed condo association. The unit has its own washer-dryer, fully equipped kitchen, two bedrooms and two bathrooms, small balcony with a long view of the ocean and sound, and pool with kiddie pool.

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
New Bern
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Cedar Island
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 70
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Amos Mosquito's
Car: recommended

Atlantic Beach, a twenty-mile barrier island, is located in the middle of the North Carolina coastline in an area aptly called The Crystal Coast. The area includes Emerald Isle, Indian Beach, Salter Path, Pine Knoll Shores, Atlantic Beach, and Fort Macon. The historic town of Beaufort, located on the Inland Waterway, is nearby. Beaufort has a lovely waterfront shopping area with a boardwalk, restaurants, and a maritime museum. Morehead City is located between Atlantic Beach and Beaufort. Other area attractions on the island include the NC Aquarium, restaurants, shag dancing,and a fishing pier.

Amenities

Atlantic Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master Bathroom is within the Master bedroom area. Second bathroom is in the hall.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • There is also a full-sized pull-out sofa in the living room, and a single rollaway bed behind the screen in bedroom #2.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.85 based on 20 reviews
5

Perfect cozy condo for family weekend

  • 5 of 5

The condo was exactly as billed. Easy to get into, well stocked, and ready to use to we could optimize our time having adventures and not worry about housing. Betsy was great and prompt in her responses when we had questions. The beach is easy access. This was a perfect place for a family getaway.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

This stay was only a good cleaning and a couple of small upgrades from a 5 star review.

  • 4 of 5

Great location!! Stayed a week and had a blast. Short walk to pool. Beach is a little further but easy walk across beautiful well maintained property. Close to great dining. Would revisit given the opportunity. Great destination for the $$

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Beach Location

  • 5 of 5

Even prior to arriving, Betsy was WONDERFUL to work with. She happily answered all of my questions in prompt fashion to help us get a good idea of what to expect at the condo. Booking was extremely easy and, while we were pleased with the refund policy, we are happy we didn't have to make use of it.

The condo itself was very clean and well-stocked to be able to make meals. We had three adults and one child (7) stay and had enough room for everyone. The couch and stuffed chair in the living room are very comfortable. I think it would be a tight fit for 6 people, but if you only cared about having a bed to sleep in then it would be perfect. The balcony overlooks the parking lot, but we never had a problem with noise. The smaller bedroom has a window into the condo hallway which always has lights on. We solved this problem with a few pillows and an extra blanket despite the blinds on the window. We also made good use of the laundry facilities and beach items Betsy has in the condo. In the words of my 7 year old, "Man, this place is beautiful and I love that the beach is so close!" She slept on the roll away bed so the adults could have the big beds.

The overall facilities were very well maintained and clean as well. The condo is an ideal location on the property: not too many stairs to climb to the second floor, close to the parking lot for easy unloading and a short walk to the pool area. We saw other guests, but the property was very quiet and even being on the second floor did not hear the noise of neighbors to the side or above or below. We were a short drive to nearby Morehead City and Beaufort. Fort Macon is right down the street as is the Pine Knolls Aquarium, both of which we visited in half a day each. Great places to eat include Amos Mosquitoes (right down the street but be prepared for a long wait!), Red Fish (Morehead City), Ribeye's (Beaufort) and Ruddy Duck (Morehead City). We also took the Island Ferry to Shackleford Banks for ponies and shells and had a great day.

The walk to the beach was short. We brought a beach cart (there is also one in the condo) but ditched it because of the stairs on the boardwalk. The beach itself was never crowded despite the beautiful weather and the seashells were abundant.

Thank you again for the use of your amazing place. We'd definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Our family was extremely pleased with our stay; the pictures of this location don't do it justice!

  • 5 of 5

This location surpassed all of our expectations! Atlantic Beach is one of the quietest and most beautiful we've been to in the US, and we hope for many more returns. This home is only a lovely walk across the dunes to the ocean, and nearby Morehead City has everything one would search for on vacation. Seafood meals at local restaurants were delicious (with many offering waterfront views), and our nine-year-old twins were delighted with a homemade ice cream shop, aquarium, putt-putt golf, and go-cart race course all within a short driving distance. This condo had plenty of room for our family of four, where we enjoyed the balcony view of both the ocean and the bay. Truly, we have treasured our time here.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Well maintained, close to beach & convenient to everything.

  • 4 of 5

A bit dated, but it was comfortable with all the necessities you would need. I'd book at this location again!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Great deal!

  • 5 of 5

We did a holiday weekend with our family of 3. Very cozy accommodations. Close to beach. We didn't use the pool but it was popular. Betsy was very responsive & easy to work with. We had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Linen Fee $30 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Security Deposit is $150, payable upon booking. Fully refundable. if terms of contract are followed. Rent amount is due 30 days before check-in. Cleaning fee, Internet, and taxes are included in the rent fee. Linen rental is $50, or you can bring your own linens. Payment is by check or PayPal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.