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Renovated Historic Home in Swansboro Nc

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Last updated: 04/11/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Three Bedroom, Two Bathroom - Waterfront and Restaurants in Walking Distance

More and more travelers are discovering the true coastal ambiance of beautiful, historical Swansboro. Nestled between the waters of the White Oak River and the Intracoastal Waterway, Swansboro offers visitors an unhurried journey through time. Spend valuable time with military family and friends at this unique home in Swansboro, a short drive to Camp Lejeune. Only five minutes from Emerald Isle and spectacular beaches, Swansboro is a popular destination for short and long stays.
From the house you can walk downtown where many fine restaurants and unique shops are located. Swansboro has festivals and activities throughout the year; from the spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks, the Arts Festival in June, weekly Summer Outdoor concerts at the Pavilion, Mullet Festival, and Christmas Flotilla, you never need to get into a car to enjoy the fun.
You can walk down to Ward's Shore where you can launch your boat and take off to explore the true Crystal Coast! Bear Island (Hammocks Beach) is only minutes away. It is truly one of the world's most beautiful and totally undeveloped islands. Do not have a boat? Not to worry, you can take the state-run ferry to the island, or rent a boat, or kayak! Located right up from famous Casper's Marina, you can enjoy the waterfront boating activity from your front porch or stroll down to the docks and see what's going on! Deep sea fishing charters are also available at Casper's Marina. Swansboro is surrounded by nature reserves, salt marshes and small islands ideal for jet skiing and fishing, and has easy access to the ocean for deep sea fishing.
And if you want to explore the area there are many other things to do - 5 world class golf courses are within easy driving distance; take a fishing charter, rent a kayak and explore the sound; watch the dolphins from Ward's Shore (5 minute walk) or swim/kayak with them in the sound; go horseback riding on the beach, visit Historic Morehead City and Beaufort, go para-sailing, water skiing, jet skiing - the list goes on and on!
Our lovely, three-bedroom two story historic home offers you a unique and relaxing atmosphere to enjoy your dream vacation! From the two front porches, you have a view of the intracoastal where you can watch the ships go by. A spiral staircase goes up to a third floor cupola with a spectacular view of both the intracoastal and White Oak River at the same time! There are two bedrooms with double and queen sized beds and a full bathroom on the second floor. The downstairs bedroom has a double bed and comfy couch for napping. All the bedrooms have large ceiling fans. There is a large bathroom complete with shower on the main floor. The living room, dining area and kitchen are decorated to complement the period of the home. Outback is a picnic table, grill, hammock for lounging and knarly oak tree that is great for climbing.
The kitchen is fully stocked, complete with refrigerator, electric stove, microwave, coffee pot and toaster oven. The adjoining utility/mud room has a second sink and washer and dryer.

The house has off street parking.


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, Filipino
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/11/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    You must be over 25 to be the primary tenant for this property....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Great for kids because you never need to get in a car. Climbing tree out back and can walk downtown or to waterfront...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • There are two bedrooms upstair (one with a double and the other with a queen sized bed). The bedroom on the main floor has a double bed and comfy couch. All bedrooms have large ceiling fans....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Each bathroom has unique tiling around the sink and mirror area and ceramic tile flooring....moreless


  • Books
  • Games
  • Television:

    This house has a smart TV that allows video streaming for Netflicks, HuluPlus, Amazon Prime, Youtube, and Facebook....moreless

  • Toys


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Walking distance to shopping areas and restaurants...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony


Write a review 4.7
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 26 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,069 $2,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning $100
  • Tax Rate 6.5%


Lock box at front door. Key only works for front door.

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/11/2017
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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Wilmington, NC
Swansboro, NC, USA
Nearest Barpub
Church St Deli, Icehouse
8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Hammocks Beach State Park
90 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I 40
Swansboro, NC, USA
Nearest Restaurant
Ice House, Saltwater Grill, Boro Cafe, Trattoria,
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Emerald Isle

Car: Necessary

Great kayaking to Bear Island and surrounding areas


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2004

About: My husband and I have been married for 38 years. We are blessed with 2 sons and daughters in law and 3 grand children. I work at Duke where I run a global health center and my husband works at UNC at the Center of Excellence for Community Mental Health. As you can see, this home is 'divided'. We love kayaking in Swansboro and the rich and diverse environment of Durham and Chapel Hill. We hope that you enjoy your stay.

Why Swansboro, NC, USA:
My husband and I love to kayak. It is an easy walk to the waterfront where we can launch our kayaks and then weave throughout the barrier islands and Bear Island in safe, protected waters. The wildlife is spectacular, bring your binoculars. But it is also a GREAT place for our grandchildren since we can walk everywhere!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
From the two front porches, you have a view of the intracoastal where you can watch the ships go by. A spiral staircase goes up to a third floor cupola with a spectacular view of both the intracoastal and White Oak River at the same time!

Contact us

Speaks: english, Filipino
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/11/2017

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VRBO #571691

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017

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