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Restored Home in the Heart of the Beaufort Historic District 211 Turner Street

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bedrooms each with its own bath, Sleeps 10-12. Off street parking.

The Admiral's House is a beautifully restored historic home in quaint downtown Beaufort. Originally built in circa 1883, the house underwent a complete restoration under supervision of the NC Historic Preservation Office, which was finished in June 2014.

The house resides in the heart of the Beaufort Historic District - which is listed on the US Park Service - National Register of Historic Places. There is plenty of off street parking for at least 5 vehicles in the parking lot behind the house. Just turn right on to the gravel driveway after you pass the house. Once you park your car, you may not need it anymore, as The Admiral's House is conveniently located, a short walk to anywhere in the Beaufort Historic district. It is 1 1/2 blocks to the waterfront, boardwalk and Taylor's Creek. One block to Beaufort Historic grounds. Easy walk to bars, restaurants, shops and new ferry service to beaches and Cape Lookout Lighthouse.

Bed linens are provided for each room as well as 2 sets of towels and a blanket. Extra towels are in the closet. Two bedrooms on the first floor and three bedrooms on the second floor. The 'trunk room' has built in seating that could handle two extra people if needed.

Check out: VRBO. #680097 for more information and pictures and to get a quote on the Admiral's Cottage. This is a one bedroom cottage nestled behind the main house that can be rented along with the Admiral's House or by it self. The cottage has a living room, full kitchen with granite counters and a bar that has seating for four. Full bath with Shower. King size bed in the the spacious Master Suite. 

More Details

Owner
Nelson Owens
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

Why Nelson Owens chose Central Coast

Rehabilitation Tax Credits Used to Restore Unusual Gothic Revival-Style House in Beaufort

By John Wood

211 Turner Street, after rehabilitation

Beaufort's most exuberant example of a Gothic Revival-style residence was recently restored using the state and federal rehabilitation tax credits. When the nondescript historic house at 211 Turner St. was purchased, the owners did not realize the architectural gem that was hidden beneath layers of synthetic siding. A series of architectural investigations by HPO Restoration Specialist John Wood revealed the building's original configuration and finishes. The forensic analysis of the building enabled the owners to restore missing features, including the first floor of a central projecting bay and A. J. Downing-inspired window hoods.

Guestbook comments from the owner

211-B Turner St, Beaufort, NC, 28516, United States (602126)



We loved this home so much the first time, we decided to come back and stay in the cottage which is in the back behind the house. Since it was just my husband and I, it was perfect! This cottage was stunning. It has a very large bedroom (only 1), a very nice spa like bathroom, a beautifully designed kitchen with granite counters and beautiful fixtures. The living room is just off the kitchen with wonderful newer furniture and even a wall mounted “smart” TV. The cottage had newly tiled floors from front to back and it was simply beautiful! I loved staying in the house the first time we were there, but I think the cottage was perfect for my husband and I! As always the owners were just wonderful! Will be staying again, VERY SOON!



Recommended for: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Oct 2014
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Amenities

Beaufort House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • Toilet paper in each bathroom. Hand soap. Hair dryer. Powder Room in the hall on the first floor
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 on second floor - 1 queen , ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 on second floor - 1 queen , ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 5 on the first floor - 1 queen , ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 on the first floor - 1 queen , ensuite bathroom. Luggage rack in closet
    Bedroom 2 on second floor - 1 queen , ensuite bathroom. Luggage rack in closet
  • All beds are freshly made before each guests arrive. 2 sets of bath, hand towels and wash cloths are in each room. Extra towels are available. Each room also has a blanket. There is a dresser and closet for clothes and luggage storage. There are ceiling fans in all the bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Other Amenities For your convenience, the following are provided: paper towels, dish wash liquid, dishwasher tabs, trash bags, spices, flour, sugar and some coffee to get you started. Hand soap, toilet paper, hairdryers, washing machine detergent and dryer sheets. Beds are freshly made before guests arrive Two sets of towels are in each room ... Many fabulous restaurants in quaint town of Beaufort, and nearby towns of Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, Harkers Island, Cedar Island, and Emerald Isle. 30 minutes to the Ocracoke ferry and Cherry Branch Ferry. Many fun activities going on all over Carteret County!!!!

Reviews

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Restored Home in the Heart of the Beaufort Historic District 211 Turner Street
average rating of 4.9787235 based on 48 reviews
Greensboro, NC
5

So Much Fun !

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time in Beaufort again and enjoyed The Admiral House. Great location. Very clean & organized. Really enjoyed the personal touches like homemade coffee cake! Will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dawne & Dan It was fun having you as guests this summer. The Admiral's House location makes it easy to get around town walking or bike riding. We're happy that you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you back soon. Thanks Best Regards Patti & Nelson PS - I try to bake something for each guests when I have time. lol. You guys lucked out.
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Greensboro, NC
5

Had a great time in Beaufort

  • 5 of 5

The house was great. Plenty of room. Loved having some starter items in the kitchen. That was very helpful. Wonderful location. Owners very nice and responsive. The only things I would suggest is to add blinds in the bed & bathrooms, the 2 bottom level bedrooms have plenty of room for king beds, the wifi did not work while we were there and that could be an easy fix, the back door needs planing- very hard to open and close. But again these would be easy things to fix. It's a great place and we would definitively stay there again. You can walk to everything.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Dawne Thanks so much for your suggestions. We are happy that you enjoyed your time in Beaufort, NC. Sometimes there are issues with the Wi-Fi in the house. Resetting the modem helps. Next time please call us so we can help if its a problem. The back door has this "sticking" problem when it is HOT. Moisture is not its friend. We have already planed the door. Which, at times causes an issue in the COLD months with it not closing. We continue to look for solutions to this issue. King beds on the first floor has been discussed. lol. Maybe by next year we can make that happen. For more privacy in the bathrooms I have put a glass covering on the windows for privacy but it still lets the light in. We always appreciate our guests sharing ideas to make staying at the Admiral's House a positive experience. Regards Patti & Nelson ~
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5

Great Home in the perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

3 couples with kids. We had an amazing stay at your home! Everything was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to have you. Come back any time. Thanks Best Regards Patti & Nelson ~
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Thanks for making our time extra special!

  • 4 of 5

Dear Mr Owens,

It was a joy to stay in your beautiful home! Thank you for sharing it with us. Thank you for the special touch of color coordinated towels laid out on each bed. That was warm and welcoming. Also, thank you for making check-in and out easy. Not having to strip the beds was wonderful. That may seem like a small thing, but it has always annoyed me to pay a good price to rent a property as well as pay a cleaning fee and still have to strip the beds. So, thank you! We had a delightful time!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that you enjoyed your time at the Admiral's House for the wedding. Our goal is to make your stay as comfortable and easy going. Best Regards Patti & Nelson
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5

Loved this property!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this property. Beautiful historic home with all amenities. Within walking distance to water front and shops. Even have bicycles available. Owners very accommodating. Very clean with plenty of parking.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Susan. Please come back anytime and enjoy our lovely town of Beaufort, NC. Warm regards Patti & Nelson ~
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing property. Fabulous restoration, beautifully decorated and very adequately stocked for a large group. Our work group thoroughly enjoyed our teambuilding activity and I highly recommend this rental property to anyone.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
39 Miles
New Bern
Nearest Ferry
0.4 Miles
Island Ferry Service
Nearest Golf
4.2 Miles
Beaufort Club
Nearest Beach
5.7 Miles
Atlantic Beach
Car: not necessary

Beaufort, NC which tied for 'Coolest Small Town in America'! Just a short stroll down the street and you are along the waterfront along Taylor's Creek and the Beaufort Docks. Just 4 miles to the best golf course in the County, the Beaufort Club. A short drive over the bridge to downtown Morehead City; 8 miles to Atlantic Beach; 30 minutes to the Ocracoke ferry; 10 miles to the NC Aquarium, wonderful restaurants all around!!! Fresh seafood available everywhere!!! Launch your small flat bottom boat at Harker's Island or Taylor's Creek in Beaufort.

FYI:

Check out this article regarding the renovations on The Admiral's House.

Rehabilitation Tax Credits Used to Restore Unusual Gothic Revival-Style House in Beaufort

By John Wood

Beaufort's most exuberant example of a Gothic Revival-style residence was recently restored using the state and federal rehabilitation tax credits. When the nondescript historic house at 211 Turner St. was purchased, the owners did not realize the architectural gem that was hidden beneath layers of synthetic siding. A series of architectural investigations by HPO Restoration Specialist John Wood revealed the building's original configuration and finishes. The forensic analysis of the building enabled the owners to restore missing features, including the first floor of a central projecting bay and A. J. Downing-inspired window hoods. To read the full story, follow this link.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

For Last minute rentals, payment is due once the rental contract has been agreed upon.
For Pets - $15 dollars a day per pet. Up to $100 for 7 days.
The Standard rate and a 3 night minimum applies to all major holiday weeks

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.