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Ocean Front Pine Knoll Shores Heckman House-Sleeps 14

Monica Heckman

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Monica Heckman

Member since: 2012
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Calendar last updated:
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Ocean Front Pine Knoll Shores Heckman House-Sleeps 14

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Emerald Isle House Rental Photos and Description

Airy, comfortable home on a pristine beach. family gatherings.

Enjoy the most beautiful beach on the East Coast from this serene light-filled oceanfront home. The clean design and wonderful open floor plan make it the perfect place to bring family and friends together with the Atlantic Ocean as your front yard. Due to the unusual orientation of Bogue Bank, you can watch the sun rise AND set from the dramatic deck of this modern contemporary house.

Simple pleasures for all ages abound: long morning walks, body surfing, world class shell collecting, watching porpoises play from the deck, sunbathing and just getting lost in a good book. Food even tastes better at this location! Serve up a casual seafood supper on the breezy screened porch as the sun begins to set.

Three comfortable bedrooms and two baths on the main floor, including a bright and spacious oceanfront master suite. The lower level with direct beach access offers an additional bedroom, bath and a large bunk room to sleep 6, perfect for cousins or single guests. This is accessed from the steps from the great room.

There are only ten steps to the beach from the lower level.

The home is located in a sleepy beachside community. The nearest major attraction is the wonderful North Carolina Aquarium less than five minutes away. Enjoyable restaurants are within a ten-minute drive.

If your group is 'all about the beach,' this is the house for you.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Monica Heckman (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2015

About Monica Heckman

Our family has created many happy memories here on the most beautiful beach in the country. This very special home has been the perfect place to celebrate retirement, new babies, family reunions, Easter, Thanksgiving and even a Spring wedding. We still vacation as an extended family every year. As the family grows, we fill every inch of this home with laughs and good times.

The home was designed for private spaces. You can get away from the activity and enjoy a spot on your own, be it on the hammock, or just in your quiet bedroom.

Monica Heckman purchased this house in 1979

Why Monica Heckman chose Emerald Isle

Quiet, restful, natural location where the ocean is front and center. You will definitely have your place of solitude and privacy on this near-empty stretch of beach. You just don't find this type of beach anymore.

What makes this house unique

Breezy screened porch, ocean front views from living room, dining room, kitchen, master suite and master bath. Wide deck overlooks the beach. Outdoor shower. No fuss simplicity and comfort - suitable for all ages. Well-behaved pets allowed.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 10 traveler reviews

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Ocean Front Pine Knoll Shores Heckman House-Sleeps 14
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
Milton Ontario Canada
5

Familty Vaction with grandchildren perfect !

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Heckan house for the March ( Canadian) school break when our adult children and grandchildren could get away with us.

We had a great time at the house, it was perfect for us, lots of bedrooms . and great kitchen/living room area with nice flat screen TV. Kitchen is very well equipped. you will want for nothing and bbq gas grill and charcoal grill are great.

We loved having direct access to the beach for the kids and much enjoyed sitting on the deck watching for dolphins ( saw a few) and for whales ( did not see any) having a coffee or an evening beer /wine .

All in all a perfect setting for our family get together. We highly recommend the aquarium just 5 minutes from the house and then Shekleford Island with the wild horses/ponies. An excellent trip to see the horses by ferry for just $15 each. Very enjoyable day.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

So nice, I booked it for next year...

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for us. Everything you needed was here. The gathering area, the view, the beach were fantastic. We felt like we were the only ones there except for occasional walkers. Played Corn Hole on the beach with my Kids, their significant others and my sister (who I don't get to see much) and her boyfriend. We also loved the area, we found a fantastic fresh seafood market right on the Causeway, ate out once at the Island Grille (it's a must go). We did a lot of cooking at the house, everyone chipping in. We also brought our Golden Doodle with us, she loved the beach, but she also loved the AC on the hotter humid days. We all just had a great time at this house and look forward to next August!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you are coming back. We try to improve the home every year so perhaps, it will be even better next year. We love sharing the beach with families like yours.
5

Wonderful!!!! Peaceful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! The house was perfect for our family. The beach was beautiful. We loved the games and puzzles and other activities that were in the house. The screened porch was great for playing games at night without having to deal with any bugs that might be around! It was quiet and private, but close to good restaurants and activities for the kids. We will definitely come back if we get a chance!!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are soooo happy that you enjoyed the old fashioned board games. This generation seems very happy to put down the electronics to play a game with parents and grandparents. I never let them win. They have to work really hard to beat me. I'm glad you found the home so relaxing, sometimes it's difficult when surrounded by an additional 13 people. We would love for you to visit us again soon. monica
5

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a wonderful week. House was just as shown on the website. Beautiful! We really enjoyed having the beds made up before we got there. So nice to not have to take sheets and make up beds upon arrival. They supply towels too which was really nice. They even have a bin of dog towels. So friendly. The views from the main living area are incredible. Porpoises playing out there every day. We had never seen so many porpoises when we stayed in Nags Head. Kids loved the dormitory room. So great to have a space where all the cousins can be together. Kitchen was well appointed. It was a nice space to cook and gather. We also loved the screened in porch. There was plenty of space to spread out in this house. The beach is beautiful and not crowded at all. We loved how this house is tucked in with trees around. Steps to the beach. We can't wait to come back! Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: From our family to yours. We are so glad that you enjoyed our beach house and had a fabulous time. Please remember us for your next vacation
Washington, NC
5

Wedding Welcome House!

  • 5 of 5

Our son and his fiancee were married at Pine Knoll Shores late in October. We chose Heckman House as our base of operations for family during the wedding week. I remember specifically arriving 10/22/13 and thinking, "The search for the perfect beach rental is over." Right after I thought this, my husband turned to me and said, "I think this is it for us, don't you?" Monica's description of this wonderful house is accurate, but can't describe the warm and welcoming feel the house has, nor the true beauty of its design. We had an open house for out-of-town wedding guests the day before the wedding. The house was definitely part of the welcome we gave for everyone that we hadn't seen is so long. People relaxed and roamed around and didn't want to leave! We were late for the rehearsal dinner. We'll definitely be back, and so will other family members. No complaints. None. Just happy, satisfying images and memories.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Chatham, VA
5

Looking forward to a return stay.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed our week at Heckman House. The description is exact. There was plenty of space for the 7 adults, 3 children, plus an infant. The covered and open deck offered seating for any time of day and weather. The beach was really nice and there were few people. The owners were always friendly and helpful. Everything was clean and in working order except of the outside shower and the need for a backup propane tank for the grill. We are already looking for a time to return for a stay. Thanks for sharing your house!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I hope you come back. I am very happy that you picked our beach house and had a great time.

Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
New Bern, North Carolina
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Clam Digger (less than 5 min )
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Cedar Island
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Country Club of the Crystal Coast less than 5 min
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Hwy 58
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Clam Digger
Car: necessary

5 minute drive from the nationally respected North Carolina Aquarium, a great activity for all ages. Other day trips include shopping and sightseeing along the marina in historic Beaufort, NC or a trip to Fort Macon State Park, complete with a preserved Civil War Fort with educational exhibits inside.

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Rates & Availability

From $2,700 Per week

Emerald Isle House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Apr 12 2015 - May 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 
 
SUMMER
May 30 2015 - Aug 15 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,700
 
 
VALUE SEASON
Aug 16 2015 - Oct 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $135
Pet Fee $275
Tax Rate 12.75%
Notes I require a $500 security deposit at booking and payment in full 90 days prior to arrival. Guests can contact VRBO to obtain travel and hurricane insurance. This is strongly suggested

To get away from the rest of the "gang" we have a delightful double hammock in a quiet shades area under the main deck.
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Amenities

Emerald Isle House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , adjoining the Master bedroom, breathtaking views of the sea
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Hall bath freshly redone, easy access
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Large bathroom, close to 'dorm' and King Bedroom
  • The Master bath has a shower tub combination. The other 2 baths have showers only.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Although very ample, this is a cozy room on main level
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Huge BR with ocean views on lower level
    Bedroom 5 DORM - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , Great room for the kids and their friends, FUN! FUN!
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , The master bedroom has an adjoining private bath .
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , See & listen to the waves from this very private bedroom.
  • Hear the waves crashing as you are lulled to sleep in the spacious Master Bedroom featuring a new king sized bed dressed with Sferra linens. This bedroom has its own private bath with overwhelming views of the sea. Two other bedrooms on this level. King bedroom and 'dorm' on lower level. Great to get away from the rest of the group.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This home is located in the best fishing area of North Carolina. There are various deep sea fishing excursions available. A great attraction for kids of all ages is the North Carolina Aquarium is less than 5 minutes away. There is a high chair and PAK N Play. I found a terrific masseuse that will make house calls. call Judy Powers 252-732-5328 If you call ahead of time, you have a better chance of getting an appt.

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