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Oceanfront 4-Bed House at Condo Price! Constantly Renovated. Calls welcomed.

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4-Bedroom house with 2 full baths, (9 persons max.)

See our many 5-star reviews over the past 5 years. This is a very clean, well maintained and fully furnished ocean front home in beautiful Emerald Isle, NC. It has a full-on ocean view from the deck and house, not partial and not over the street or over rooftops. It is half of a duplex. The other side of the duplex is not a rental; it is a rarely used second home. Unlike staying in a condo complex, you'll have privacy and no worries about crazy neighbors or loud parties. The house is close to a lifeguard station on the beach (seasonal). The house has everything and the kitchen is fully equipped (even a spare blender, coffee maker & toaster). It is an excellent value and has everything you'll need for a restful stress-free vacation at the beach. An all-new larger deck was completed in 2016 (see photos) and both bathrooms were renovated in 2017. There is brand new living room furniture as of 2017. All the doors were replaced in 2017 as well. As you can see from all of our photos, we strive to make this a comfortable and tastefully 'beachy' home. Among the features of this property are Spectrum cable tv, STRONG wireless internet (to the deck and further), central air, ceiling fans in every room, 3 flat-screen HD-TV's (42" in living room), and custom hand-painted tropical murals on bedroom walls. It's NOT cheap thin, uncomfortable rattan or boxy furniture, nor is it used furniture from someone's primary home. We want you to relax and be comfortable!

There are 2 ocean-front master bedrooms with queen beds and 2 bedrooms street side (partial Sound view) with doubles and singles. There are 2 full baths (1 tub/shower main floor and 1 with shower only upper) and a wonderful outdoor enclosed over-sized locking shower with hot and cold water, with a dressing area.

Recent (within the past few years) upgrades include new carpeting, larger deck, renovated bathrooms, new living room furniture, new stove and refrigerator, new kitchen sink & faucet, new TV's, new roof, all new doors, digital entrance lock, and many smaller changes as well. We are constantly upgrading! The landscaping and driveway were completely re-done a few years ago. There are hurricane shutters on all the windows, including lovely coral color Bahama type shutters on the street side windows. More improvements are planned.

There are lifeguards on the beach seasonally about 200 yards away. This house is ON THE BEACH with the same ocean, views, and ease of access as the mansions that cost 3 or 4 times as much. Wouldn't it be nice not to have to drag all your stuff to the beach from a block or more away? There is a huge difference between OCEAN-FRONT and 1 or 2 or 3 houses from the beach. No carts or wagons needed. Need a drink or suntan lotion while you're at the beach? Just walk up onto the deck and get it! Maybe leave your cooler or the children's toys on the deck walkway for instant access. We appreciate your inquiry and thank you for your time and for considering Beach House! E-mail or call if you have any questions or need any additional information. Best wishes for a great Emerald Isle vacation!

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More Details

Owner
Alan
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Alan

Concerned, professional and responsive property owner who is always available PLUS a knowledgable local private property manager who will meet you at the house at arrival for a walk-thru to make sure everything is perfect. The local manager is then available to you during your stay for any assistance and advice.

Alan purchased this house in 2001

Why Alan chose Central Coast

We considered a beach house in several coastal communities in different states before falling in love with Emerald Isle on our first visit in fall, 2001. We immediately knew that the small town feel, absence of high-rise condos, great vacation amenities, local friendliness, family emphasis and gorgeous uncrowded beach made this the place we wanted to visit again and again. We still enjoy it and you will too!

What makes this house unique

One of our favorite activities is simply to eat most meals on the deck and watch the ocean, the dolphins, people enjoying the beach, and the sunrises and sunsets over the water. There have been a number of weddings on the beach right in front of this home. Some folks see whales just off-shore in the latter part of the year. We have had turtle nests on the beach right in front of this home too. It is fascinating to watch them hatch!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"I type this as I sit on the deck of your lovely Beach House and look out over the ocean one last evening. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We appreciate all the recommendations on things to do. The weather was perfect and we reluctantly have to return home tomorrow. Thank you so much for sharing your home. Should time and circumstances permit, we would love to revisit Beach House again."
Jun 2013
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Map

Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier
"Ocean front pier operating 24/7 and offering all required gear and bait"
RuckerJohns
The Village Market
"Nice clean restaurant and gourmet market offering great sandwiches."
Public boat launch facility
Flipperz
"Good sandwiches"
Pacific Superstore
"Reasonable priced clothing and beach accessories"
Country Club Of Crystal Coast
"Semi-private golf offering a nice course and reasonable rates. The dining room is nice and ..."
Reel Outdoors Inc
"Professional store for serious fishermen and those who want to outfit themselves to look ser..."
Kathryn's Bistro and Martini Bar
ChowdaHeads Restaurant -- CLOSED
Wings Inc.
Water Sports Rentals
"Nice folks offering wave runners and kayaks and similar equipment by the hour."
Flatwaters Paddling
"Walking distance from the house"
Sweet Spot
Black Skimmer Rd Playground Emerald Isle NC
Circle Pizza and Subs
"Decent local pizza"
Cape Lookout National Seashore
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
"Great for a rainy day or anytime"
Fort Macon State Park
"Interesting for U.S. Civil War fans"
Shackleford Banks
Riverside Steak and Seafood Restaurant
"Excellent - one of my personal favorites"
Hammocks Beach State Park
Fort Macon State Park
Beaufort Grocery CO
Channel Marker
Michaelangelo's Pizza
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center
Cap'n Willis Seafood Market
"Excellent fresh seafood"
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
New Bern, NC or Jacksonville, NC
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Crystal Coast Country Club (open to public)
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
NC Rt. 58
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
too many to list!
Car: recommended

See dolphins from the house or deck! There is a private walkway from deck to beach over the dunes. The beach lifeguard area is within sight about 600 feet away. Bogue Sound ICW is just 2 blocks away (partial view). The Emerald Isle area has many excellent restaurants, from seafood to steak to vegan. Most deliver or offer take-out so you can bring food home or eat out. The kitchen is fully equipped so you can also cook if you prefer. There is an ocean pier in E.I. a few miles away and they offer fishing 24/7 and have all required gear and bait. You'll see ocean para-sailing and wind-surfers. The area has several excellent public and semi-private golf courses nearby. Emerald Isle has abundant shopping and all required services. Loggerback turtles incubate and the eggs will hatch right on the beach near this home; try to experience the joy of seeing them leave their nest and head for the ocean. Make sure you see Civil War Fort Macon in Atlantic Beach!

Amenities

Emerald Isle House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please do not use candles. Please keep doors closed when a/c is on. Don't leave doors open in evening or bugs will get it in! Roll trash cans out M/F.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , main floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , second floor
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Oversized with h&c water, privacy lock & changing area
  • 2 full inside baths plus large glorious outside hot & cold shower with lock and dressing area
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , ocean front - main floor - prox 13' x 13'
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , ocean front - 2nd floor - prox 13' x 13'
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , second floor - street side - partial sound view
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , main floor - street side - 2 single beds
  • 2 Queen beds; each in its own ocean-front master bedroom; 1 on main floor and 1 on second floor. 1 Double bed on second floor 3 Twin /single beds; 2 on main floor and 1 on second floor, 1 portable baby crib / playpen in closet
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 7 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Owner pays for cleaning. Linens are NOT included but can be provided for a reasonable charge. Each bedroom has a custom hand painted tropical wall mural. All bedrooms have a 3-speed ceiling fan (plus central air). There is a fish-cleaning area off the carport. Wifi is free and reaches the deck. There are several beach chairs and a few beach umbrellas.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Oceanfront 4-Bed House at Condo Price! Constantly Renovated. Calls welcomed.
average rating of 4.66 based on 51 reviews
4

Beach House - My 2nd Stay Here

  • 4 of 5

My family stayed here in 2011 and we couldn't wait to come back in 2012. The owners had made a number of improvements and the property does not disappoint. I admit that I'm not always easy to please; I'm fussy about cleaning and appearance. Both times I was very satisfied with everything at this house. The owners are gracious people and easy to work with. The handyman who works for them was prompt, charming and very helpful. They tell me that they are planning several upgrades and I will be eager to see what's in store; we just booked again for 2013. The best features include the view, location, comfortable house and the outside shower is fantastic!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Carolina
5

Wonderful and relaxing week for my family.

  • 5 of 5

We were concerned about Hurricane Irma coming towards the NC coast and corresponded with Alan who was very helpful and responsive. In the end the Hurricane turned away from the coast and we were able to spend a lovely week here at Alan's BEACH HOUSE. It was amazing being so close to the water; it made everything so convenient for us (especially having a 1 year old to keep up with). Being so close made it easy for us to go in to use the bathroom and eat lunch during our beach days. Even the rainy days were glorious; we watched the beautiful ocean from the living room while playing board games or putting together some puzzles that Alan provided. There were hardly any people around (we felt like we had the beach to ourselves), and the few we met were so nice. There are plenty of beach chairs and equipment in the utility room, so we didn't have to bring our own which left extra room in our car. We also enjoyed the convenience in location, with a gas station, grocery store, and places to eat within 10 minutes drive. We miss it already and will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Vacation Place

  • 5 of 5

On the day we arrived at Beach House East, we were greeted by the owner. He walked us through the property and showed us where everything was located. The layout is exactly as pictured on the VRBO website and was very clean and inviting. We would absolutely recommend this property, and hope to return ourselves sometime next year. Charlie & Sylvia

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Philadelphia, PA
5

Great experience and very fairly priced home

  • 5 of 5

Very clean house in a great area of Emerald Isle. House had everything we needed including beach umbrellas, several beach chairs and children's beach toys. Nice owner checked in with us to make sure all OK. Great experience and fairly priced house.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Kick Back Time Ocean Front

  • 5 of 5

This house was a good choice for my family. It is absolutely positively ocean front, with no houses, roads or roofs blocking the 180 degree ocean front view. It is spacious and private.

The weather changes fast here, so don't worry if the forecast is cloudy or rain; those move through rapidly. I love Emerald Isle and now I feel like I have found the right house to come back to time and again. The owner was a pleasure to deal with and always available by phone. His local manager is a great guy and was also immediately accessible. I think this house is fairly priced. I know that I could stay at a nice hotel for the cost of any ocean front house, but there is no comparison with this house! The owner said that the other side is a rarely used second home and that certainly seemed to be the place; we had the deck all to ourselves. I would recommend this house. Hope to see you there!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great family retreat

  • 5 of 5

The property was just what we were looking for on the ocean to celebrate my parent's retirement. It wasn't fancy but had all the amenities we needed. Pillows are very flat and could be replaced along with a few mattresses but overall it was just what we wanted.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $500

Call owner - Alan - anytime for more information, custom quotes and questions at 973/476-8191. I will discount open weeks (especially as the dates get close) and for returning guests. Monthly, long term or seasonal stay inquiries welcomed and encouraged. Please note that rental rates do not include linens. Special 4-day rate spring and fall. Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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