About the property
- House6500 sq. ft.
- Half Baths2
- Minimum Stay7 nights
4 STORY HOUSE 7-8 Bedroom & 7 BATHS, SLEEPS 24
3 NIGHT STAY AVAIL
WED MAY 30, 2018 - SAT June 2, 2018
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In 2016 we added additional concrete driveway in our courtyard for additional parking and new pool liner and beach walkway in 2017! Oceanfront Victorian Mansion with 7 or 8 Bedrooms & 5 Full and 2 Half Baths plus outside Shower. Amazing views from all four living levels offers Total of (4) King, (4) Queen and (8) Twins; (1) Twin Daybed, (3) Twin over Twin Bunk Beds Also additional (1)Twin fold out inside Bar in Living Room. All 4 Oceanfront Master Bedroom Suites with King Beds & 1 Oceanfront Master Bedroom with Queen Bed. Floor Plan Map for each level is available upon request.
Located in an area of the Island narrow enough to give beautiful Sound and Ocean Views from Every Room in this Home! Largest In-Ground Private Pool on Rental Market, 20' X 40' (not heated), and equally Large Private Hot Tub seats up to 8! Oceanfront Gazebo off private walkway.
Spacious & Luxurious Home has Four Living Levels! Central Heat & Air, Ceiling Fans, Gas Grill. Professionally Landscaped Yard with Private Gate! Beautifully decorated with Hand-Painted Murals & Gorgeous Views Throughout!
Ground Level: Bedroom #1 (Oceanfront Master Suite) with King bed, Twin Daybed, Flat Screen TV, Whirlpool Bath & Separate Shower. Direct access to Pool, Hot Tub & Ocean! Kitchenette with 3rd Refrigerator, 2nd Microwave & Wine fridge plus Small Dining Area. Bedroom #2 with (2) Twin Bunk Sets & 3rd Twin Bunk Bed in adjacent room behind Kitchenette. Children's Beach Toys & Games. Sturdy Dedicated Foosball Table & Multi-Game Table with Billiards, Table Tennis & Air Hockey! Kids board games/books. Seating Area with Flat Screen TV. Large Outside Enclosed Hot & Cold Shower with Changing Area Connects to Multi-level Decks to Hot Tub with Built in Seating, Main Deck with Picnic Table, Pool Deck with chaise lounges, Adirondack Chairs & (3) Security Pool Gates with child locks. Private Beach Walkway with Private Gazebo.
Level One: Half Bath off Grand Foyer Entrance. Main Level with 2 Living Areas connected by Double French Doors. Main Living area has beautiful Ocean & Pool Views, Gas Fireplace & Access to Open & Covered Oceanfront Decks that span the entire width of the house. Second Living Area for Additional Seating with Fabulous Water Fountain! Huge Open Dining Area with Primary Seating for 10, Additional Dining Table for 4, Bistro Set for 2, Bar Seating for 4. Large Kitchen with step-up Island and small sink, all stainless steel appliances, Gas Range Oven, Electric Wall Oven & Microwave, 2 Dishwashers, 2 refrigerators, Stand Alone Ice Maker, Water Softener (left of triple sink) & Garbage Disposal (center of triple sink). Large Laundry Room off Kitchen with Gorgeous Granite Countertops, 2 Front Loading High Efficiency (HE) Washers, 2 Front Loading Dryers and Walk-In Pantry. Living Room has Large Flat Screen TV/DVD with Surround Sound Entertainment system & Professional Karaoke Machine with 3 CD players & 2 mics for Great Family Fun! Large Covered Porch and Wrap-Around Open Decks with Rocking Chairs, Outdoor Dining Table and Chairs. .
Level Two: Bedroom #3 (Oceanfront Master Suite) with King Bed, Whirlpool Bath/separate shower stall, walk-in closets & Flat Screen TV; Bedroom #4 (Oceanfront Master Suite) with Queen Bed, Bath with Tub, Flat Screen TV; Bedroom #5 Street side Queen Bed with Sound Water views & Flat Screen TV can access Private Half Bath at end of hallway & shares shower; Bedroom #6 (Oceanfront Master Suite) with King Bed & Bath (shower only), Flat Screen TV.
Level Three: Bedroom #7 & #8 (Oceanfront Master Suite) has King Bed. Full Bath with Huge Walk In Shower, with Two Shower Heads & Body Jets on 2 walls. Double Sink Vanity with Cabinets and Single Sink Vanity with Cabinets. Master Suite also has Flat Screen TV & Massage Table for Relaxation. We can have a Private Massage Therapist come to the house by appointment. Also on this level are 2 Queens on Sound Side separated by French doors. Can close to make an 8th Bedroom! Shares Bathroom.
8 Color Digital Cable Flat Screen TVs, Stereo/CD Players, High-Speed Wireless Internet Access! Oceanfront Gazebo off Private Walkway. Gas Grill. Outdoor Furniture on all Multi-level decks. Central Heat/Air. Ceiling Fans Through Out. Main Floor Hardwood Floors and Ceramic Tile in Foyer. Beautiful Granite Countertops in Kitchen, Huge Dining Room Wall Unit and Laundry Counters. 3 Fridges, 2 Ovens, Gas Range & Gas Fireplace! Owner provides 1 High Chair, 1 Baby Crib & Booster seat.
Rents weekly, Saturday to Saturday. Holiday Dates are flexible & during Off Season Jan, Feb & March nightly stays considered. NO SMOKING.
#19. POOL/ HOT TUB LEASE ADDENDUM TERMS
POOL: Owner will maintain Pool on turnover day and mid week. Tenant is not to use any chemicals or attempt to clean the pool. Tenant is responsible for the proper care of swimming pool by rinsing tanning oils prior to entering & using pool net to remove leaves/bugs off pool surface & not allowing children to play with pool pump or any pool equipment. Pool use is 'At Your Own Risk'. It is a parent or guardian's responsibility to watch children at all times during pool use. Children must not to be left unattended during pool use. NO diving into the pool, serious injury, paralysis or even death could occur. Damage to the pool itself due to tenant misuse will result in additional charges.
HOT TUB: Owner will change water on turnover day please note that it may take up to 24 hours for water to re-heat. Hot Tub will also be maintained mid week by Owner. Tenant is responsible for proper care of Hot Tub by rinsing suntan oils prior to entering. Suggested Hot Tub occupancy (8) must not be exceeded. Hot Tub should be covered when not in use to retain heat. Do not sit on hot tub cover. Damage to cover or Hot Tub due to misuse will result in additional charges. Please do not set Hot Tub thermostat higher than 104 degrees. Due to high temperatures, Hot Tubs are not suitable for small children or pregnant women. Children under legal age should not be left unattended. It is not wise to sit in the Hot Tub longer than 15 minutes at a time.
IT IS IMPERATIVE EVERYONE (ADULTS AND CHILDREN) SHOWER BEFORE ENTERING THE POOL & OR HOT TUB TO REMOVE SAND & SUNTAN LOTION FROM THEIR FEET, HANDS AND BODY. DO NOT USE SOAP AS IT WILL CLOUD THE WATER. WATER IS SUFFICIENT FOR RINSING. The Pool &/or Hot Tub is maintained by Homeowners. Any questions regarding the safe use and operation of the Pool &/or Hot Tub should be referred to the homeowner.
Tenant does hereby covenant and agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the owners of subject property from and against all liability, loss, damage, claims or actions (including costs and attorney fees) for bodily injury, paralysis or death and/or property damage, to the extent permissible by law, arising out of or in connection with the misuse of Pool &/or Hot Tub.
Rental Amenities Business Features:
Hi-Speed Internet (Wireless), Computer & Desk, Free Long Distance Telephone Service
Linens & Towels Provided with Beds Made Upon Arrival
Private Walkway to the beach
Private Oceanfront Gazebo
Spectacular Ocean & Sound Water Views! Huge 20 X 40 Swimming Pool! Non-Smoking, Pet Friendly, Ceiling Fans Through-out, Separate Huge Laundry Room with Granite Countertops (2) Front load Washers USE ONLY (HE) High Efficiency LAUNDRY DETERGENT & (2) Front load Dryers, Gas Outdoor Grill, Covered & Opened Porch(es) & Multi-Level Decks with Picnic Table, Chaise Lounges, Adirondack Chairs, Outdoor Dining Table & Chairs, outdoor Hot/Cold Shower with Changing Area, Oceanfront Gazebo with outlets for beach Weddings. Professional Landscaping, Central Air & Heating Gas Fireplace (Off-Season Only)
Beautiful Granite Countertops, Step Up Island Sink, Fully Stocked Chef's Kitchen with all pots and pans for large groups. Stainless Steel Appliances, Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer, Keurig Coffee Machine, 4 slice wide slot Toaster, Stand alone Icemaker, (2) Refrigerators , Triple Sink w/Center Sink Garbage Disposal & Kinetico Drinking Water to left of triple sink, (2) Ovens, Microwave, Gas Range, (2) Dishwashers & Walk-in Pantry. Additional Kitchenette on Ground Floor with Double Sink, Wine Cooler, 2nd microwave and 3rd Refrigerator.
Professional Karaoke Machine with C/D Collection & 2 Mics, Game Room with Foosball Table & Multi-Game Table with Table Tennis, Air Hockey and Billiards
Huge 20' X 40' Private Pool (Non-Heated), 8 Person Hot Tub, Outdoor Shower with Changing Area
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 21, 2018
About Julie Ash
WE ARE A FUN COUPLE WHO LOVE TO HOST PARTIES, ENJOY LIFE AND MAKE MEMORIES WITH OUR FAMILY & FRIENDS. WE HOPE THAT YOU TOO CAN DO THE SAME WITH YOUR FAMILY & FRIENDS AT KIWI SPLASH!
Julie Ash purchased this House in 2000
Why Julie Ash chose Indian Beach
WE ALWAYS LOVED THE OCEAN BUT NEVER DREAMED OF OWNING A PIECE OF HEAVEN ON THE CRYSTAL COAST AND NOW WE'D LOVE TO SHARE IT WITH YOU!
What makes this House unique
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! CAN'T BEAT OCEANFRONT AND THIS HOUSE HAS MARVELOUS VIEWS THROUGHOUT! EVERY ROOM HAS EITHER OCEAN OR SOUND VIEWS OR BOTH....IT'S TRULY BREATHTAKING. THE HUGE 20' X 40' SWIMMING POOL GUARANTEES FAMILY FUN!
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Hot Tub not working--Deck railing needs replacement------.other maintenance problems.
We are so sorry the hot tub stopped working during your stay, however we immediately replaced it on Aug 29, 2017 with a brand new one to include LED lights, very powerful and relaxing jets & all the bells and whistles to enjoy! The deck railings around the pool deck have also been replaced. I know you expressed interest in returning to "Kiwi Splash" since your group enjoyed their stay. My husband enjoyed meeting some in your group and we do hope you return to "Kiwi Splash" in the future!
Julie & Kenny Ash
Perfect for our family
Kiwi Splash was the perfect home for our beach vacation. Gorgeous views, huge pool, and plenty of space to relax. The owners were very responsive when we had a problem with the water pressure, and they sent a plumber the next day. The kitchen was very well equipped. Having 2 dishwashers and 2 washers & dryers was very convenient for a large group.
We loved our week at Kiwi Splash!
It was lovely meeting you, your family & friends including your son's beautiful fur babies!!! We "thank you" for paying the pet fees which allows us to help less fortunate animals in the area. We're delighted that you enjoyed your time at "Kiwi Splash" and all it has to offer the large groups. Our huge swimming pool seems to be a hit with adults and children alike. The double dishwashers in our well equipped kitchen & double washer/dryers do help in keeping everything tidy. We appreciate you letting us know about the water pressure that was fixed immediately during your stay and we'd love to have you back! Take care, Kenny & Julie
Would Stay Again!
The pool makes this house! The beach access is perfect. The kitchen and dining area worked very well for our large group. Having two refrigerators and dishwasher is really convenient. Plenty of space to park. The owners were so easy to work with and it was a good experience.
We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at "Kiwi Splash" property! Our swimming pool is the largest offered on the private home rental market with 20 x 40 feet to enjoy all 24 guests can use the pool at once. We are centrally located in the middle of the Island offering a lot of privacy, great beach access and amazing views yet close to everything. We are so happy that you also enjoyed the layout of kitchen/dining room, 2 refrigerators & 2 dish washers in main kitchen! This house is set up for large groups in mind offering plentiful parking and plenty of space in laundry room with 2 washers & 2 dryers. We hope to see you again!
Take care, Kenny & Julie
Great Oceanfront Property with Fabulous Pool!
Our stay at Kiwi Splash recently was an excellent experience. We had stayed there about 15 years ago and were pleased to visit again. The property did not disappoint; the pool is absolutely the largest private pool of anywhere we've stayed (approximately 6 other Emerald Isle properties) and is wonderful! Any pool issues mentioned in earlier reviews has been completely remedied. The house itself is spacious and able to accommodate many adults and children (comfortably sleeps 16). The kitchen and other areas are well-stocked and very comfortable. There are 3 refrigerators which is helpful when there are multiple families present and the appliances are of a good quality. We found the beds especially comfortable for a rental property. The top floor master has an incredible walk-in double shower that was very refreshing after a hot day at the beach/pool. Outdoors is wonderful as well. The multi-level decks are fantastic for dolphin watching and are well outfitted with many chairs, tables, and chaises. The walkway to the ocean has recently been replaced and the covered sitting area is a great place to enjoy views of the beach and ocean. The location on the island is good; it is situated almost in the center of the island and is a short drive to several restaurants, shops, grocery stores and a movie theater. Emerald Isle is a beautiful place and Kiwi Splash made our visit there even more enjoyable!
We're delighted to have you back to "Kiwi Splash" as a return guest and It was such a pleasure meeting you and your lovely family. We strive to constantly update the property and offer our guests the very best amenities to make your stay comfortable and memorable. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to submit a review. We hope to see you again! Take care, Kenny & Julie Ash
Loved it! Great porches to sit and be lazy and watch ocean and dolphins. Beach was beautiful and our dog and teens enjoyed it. The shower on the top floor was amazing and we all ended up using it. Lots of games in the house for family time. Gourmet kitchen. Enjoyed the hot tub. Beach was quiet and easy to access.
We are delighted that you, your children and pet all enjoyed your stay at "Kiwi Splash" property! Kiwi Splash does offer plenty of amenities to enjoy for every member of the family and our Kitchen is fully stocked for the chef in the group. It was a pleasure having you as guests and we hope to see you again!
Kenny & Julie Ash
Extremely disappointed! Please ask about pool!
My family is very close and we look forward to quality time together every year, we have rented for years. Kiwi Splash was by far very disappointing to any house we’ve ever gotten. It was a little less expensive than we were used to but we figured it was because of it being an older home with a little funky layout. We looked at the online pictures and decided it would work for us. What you see, and what you get, are two different things. Upon arrival, we noticed the house was very dusty (circles of dust under the numerous nicknacks) and outside was littered with stuff from the previous people. Outside glass top table had food and other sticky stuff on it. The most noticeable thing was the pool, there was a giant tear in the liner and it was bubbled up all over. Two hoses had to be running constantly to keep the water level barely up to the skimmer. Because of the water running constantly it was green in two days, my husband added proper chemicals (the owner told us where we could find them and didn’t come by til Wednesday to check on it). They also said the hoses were necessary due to the evaporation issue (really?!) Reviews from last 2 years mention pool liner issues and owners claimed they would be replacing it, well it hasn’t been done, but online pics show a gorgeous pool. Other issues: only 1 of 2 washers worked, only 1 of 2 dishwashers worked, 2 of the 3 sinks in kitchen leaked all over floor when used, hot tub was green with panels missing exposing filters, pool safety railings and ladders practically falling out of concrete, no door on 8th bedroom, top floor bathroom shower and door knob both broken, bottom floor bedroom leaked buckets of water during the tropical storm and the bathtub water was green all week. We had to wash one comforter because there was very obvious white stains all over the underneath of the burgundy material (yes, really gross!). The final blow? My sister left a drawer full of clothes behind and asked to have them sent to her and owner, after knowing we weren’t happy with a lot of things there, said she would be happy to do it for a fee of $50 plus shipping costs! Wow! Please note when renting you pay a “non refundable damage fee”, not a security deposit. We are trying to figure out what they use that money to fix??? We are not super picky people or big complainers and we could have dealt with one or two issues, but all of this combined with the owners lack of caring attitude left us with a bad taste for the first time ever.
We are truly sorry if you found a few dusty items, our housekeepers work very hard to provide a clean property for you to enjoy however there isn't always time for the extra's in the turnover. We have changed our check in time to 4pm so that these things can be addressed.
Pool liner has been ordered yet again, it's the 2nd time in the last 2 years. You can read the reviews from May 31, 2015 enjoying the pool and July 14, 2015 review wanting to return to "Kiwi Splash" property! By Aug, 2015 very small areas of the liner were starting to show some pulling away at the rim. We would have wanted to replace the liner immediately however having the largest pool on the rental market 20 x 40 feet, it would take about 3 days just to drain it, install the liner another day and refill it 3 more days so someone renting would be without a pool for the week so it's a must to wait until the end of the season. I hope you can understand.
Our appliances are all in working order, they are top of the line and digital appliances are sometimes not "user friendly" for that we apologize however I did email someone in your party instructions on washer and they had responded "thank you" we got it to work and they never mentioned d/w which also worked just fine. There was a small drip from the triple main sink and plumber fixed it and checked all other sinks & confirmed they were all in working order.
The hot tub is delivered clean with fresh water for each new guest on turnover day with courtesy check mid week if needed. It was serviced the morning of your arrival & delivered clean, we cannot service it daily as you demanded.
Pool ladder base to concrete has been replaced & we will address the top floor bathroom shower door knob. The bottom French door was left open hence for water during rainstorm. I shipped a drawer full of clothes to your sister FREE of charge so I'm not sure why you are stating that I charged $50.00? Please understand that we strive to deliver everything in perfect order however with a very busy season there is bound to be wear and tear at the end of the season. We have replaced the liner just last year and yes we have to do it again this year. We are kind people and genuinely want to give you (our guests) a wonderful experience. We take pride in our rental property and if you read the many positive 5* reviews you would have to believe that is true.Your husband was belligerent apparently under the influence & we avoided confrontation.
We Named our House 'Kiwi Splash' for It's Refreshing Color Scheme & Decor! Come stay at 'Kiwi Splash' and Feel Refreshed. We're Conveniently Located in the Center of Emerald Isle just .26 miles from Jet Ski Rentals. Parasailing, and Banana Boats. More Family Fun at Lost Treasure Mini Golf & Raceway just 1.5 miles away. The NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is newly updated and just 5.06 miles away. Mac Daddy's in Cape Carteret offers Family Fun Bowling, Karaoke & Arcade. Make sure to visit Fort Macon State Park just 11.85 miles in Atlantic Beach admission is free! Visit Historic Beaufort, take the Trolley Bus Tour, Ghost Walk or Cemetary Tour. While in Beaufort just minutes away from the historic sites, you can take a Private 4 Seater Plane Narrated Tour of the Beautiful Crystal Coast at nearby Seagrave Aviation on Airport Road in Beaufort Call to make reservations . Rates are very reasonable for 3 passengers ....you can even request to fly over your rental property 'Kiwi Splash' for great photo opportunity. Head the other direction & spend the day Shopping for Antiques & Meandering through the Lovely Town of Swansboro. Enjoy Delicious Cuisine at many of our local restaurants...Owners Picks... *Bamboo in Swansboro wonderful delicious menu and fresh sushi very reasonable! *Ole Mediterranean Kitchen Swansboro They deliver to our property! Delicious and reasonable. *Crab's Claw in Atlantic Beach, Oceanfront & delicious *El Zarape on Atlantic Beach Causeway, family friendly *Rucker John's at Emerald Plantation Shopping Center, kids feed turtles,bring quarters. Food is always great! *Amos Mosquito's Restaurant & Bar in Atlantic Beach Karaoke Fun on Thursday nights always delicous food! *Stillwater Cafe Beaufort, pretty water views & sunsets *Aqua Restaurant in Beaufort order the large portions..apps are very small size but tasty. *Beaufort Grocery in Beaufort, delicous Lunch/Dinner/Brunch. Say hi to Chef Charles! *Floyd's 1921 in downtown Morehead City *Chef's 105 in downtown Morehead City, great food, live outdoor bands and large inside bar. *Ruddy Duck Tavern in downtown Morehead, great food, price, bar & waterfront location! Lg Food portions. *Bistro-By-The-Sea in Morehead City, great ambiance *Musachi Restaurant in Morehead City, great Japanese & Sushi at reasonable prices cooked to order *Circa 81 Morehead City, great tapas, lunch or dinner Make sure to try the delicious Champagne Sangria by the pitcher! Celebrating a Birthday, Retirement, Anniversary, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner & Wedding Ceremony or any Special Occasion and want to spoil yourself or your guests call Diamond Limo located in Morehead City (252) 240-1680. Owner Tracy Moore has a Party Bus, Shuttle Bus or 8-10 passenger limo's available to rent by the hour. Airport Transportation is also available. We know you will have a Wonderful week full of Fun & Relaxation! We hope to see you year after year at Kiwi Splash property!
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