|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Welcome. Your search for the perfect beach escape ends here...
Just for the Halibut West is not just another beach rental. THIS is a Beach Home, replete with all the essentials. I want my guests to feel welcomed, and comfortable. So, I make sure that they are wonderfully surprised from the moment they arrive. Your vacation is a precious thing. I make sure its treated as such.
Please Click above on 'Traveler Reviews' and read what others guests have said about my little cottage by the sea.
Bookings for the 2017 Spring and Summer Seasons are well underway. The 2016 summer season was a complete sell-out! So, if you have a desired date, don't hesitate to book early!
My 2017 guests will enjoy off-season upgrades at Just for the Halibut WEST, including new Sealy Pillow Top Mattresses, new living room furnishings, new gas grill, and more....
Many of my guests have commented on the sound system at Halibut. I recently installed an integrated system, with speakers both indoors and out. Just plug in your device, and play back the sound track of your Life! One of my favorite Pandora channels is "Laid Back Beach Music." Give it a listen on the expanded ocean view deck.
I ALSO OWN JUST FOR THE HALIBUT EAST (VRBO # 201987). IF THE DATE YOU DESIRE IS NOT AVAILABLE AT HALIBUT WEST, PLEASE CHECK AVAILABILITY RIGHT NEXT DOOR AT HALIBUT EAST. OR, RENT BOTH SIDES, FOR A TOTAL OF SIX BEDROOMS AND FOUR BATHROOMS, THAT CAN COMFORTABLY ACCOMMODATE 12! Just an idea....
What makes Halibut WEST so accommodating? When you arrive, the beds are made, and towels are on your bed. The house is clean and welcoming. You merely need to get unpacked, grab a frosty beverage, and step out to the BEACH, or the gracious Ocean Front Deck! That loud noise you hear? It's the SURF!
I hope you can steal some time from your hectic Life to experience this beautifully decorated oceanfront duplex, where the seaside porch, furnished with rocking chairs, and loungers becomes your seaside living room. That smell? It's the salt air!
Greet the morning from the recently expanded ocean view deck, as the sun rises over the mighty Atlantic. Enjoy your morning coffee, as Dolphins meander past. Seabirds soar, waves crash, and the sea breeze replenishes your spirit, releasing you from the World whence you came. You are sitting, front row, on one of His most amazing wonders. This is beachfront vacationing, North Carolina style..
After a day on the beach, enjoy showering 'alfresco' in the enclosed outdoor shower (hot/cold water) with dressing area, located underneath the cottage. I have guests report that they never shower indoors when they stay at Halibut...
So evening has finally arrived. It's time to relax on the front porch, and listen to the crashing waves, the ocean breeze, and your favorite music... Speakers on the deck are soooo sweet! :)
Sandy beaches, gentle ocean waves, and a quiet family atmosphere define the Emerald Isle vacation experience. This isn't Myrtle Beach! It's far less commercialized and busy. It's much more laid back...but, there's plenty to do! It IS the perfect Carolina Coastal getaway.
Don’t forget that your furry family members are welcome. (Limited to two dogs, up to 30 pounds MAX each). No pet fee is required!
Saturday to Saturday rentals. NO SMOKING INSIDE...but a fine cigar on the deck is encouraged. YOU MUST be 25 or older to rent my home.
When making your reservation, please reference 'Just for the Halibut- WEST!'
I look forward to welcoming you to my little cottage by the sea.
Please note that reservations made under false pretenses will be subject to cancellation, and eviction with no refund given. OUCH! Plus, you will have to endure a serious lecture from my Mom.
Keywords: Duplex, Ocean front
My name is Mark Storie. I reside in New Bern, NC, and have been a fan of North Carolina's Crystal Coast since I was 10. After visiting Emerald Isle, and visiting Just for the Halibut, it was love at first sight. When you visit, you'll understand just what I discovered.
The Owner purchased this house in 2013
I have always loved this area, and when I discovered this house, I immediately fell in love. This warm, comfortable cottage wraps around you... This home, and this place, are very special.
IT'S on the ocean? :) You can throw a shell to the edge of the surf at high tide from the new ocean view deck. The south facing beach view provides sun drenched days, and star filled nights. The home was recently upgraded with a new, larger ocean view deck, new integrated sound system both indoors and out. Plus, new flat screens TV's in every bed room, new hard wood floors, and accent rugs. Why don't you spend a week here, and let me know if what you discover is 'unique'?
Hi, I just wanted to thank you for a wonderful vacation at your lovely house. You made us feel so welcomed and at home. Just for the Halibut is so beautifully decorated, is nicely furnished and stocked and has an abundance of heart! You had music playing, beer in the frig, and lights on upon our arrival. We felt so welcomed. WOW! What an amazing place to stay! Thank you for putting your heart and soul into our vacation!
Great location. Great Beach. What more do you need? We have already reserved for next summer. Only negative was that we could only stay one week.
This is the best beach house I've stayed at in my entire life! The space is perfectly planned out to efficiently fit three bedrooms and two baths, plus plenty of living space and kitchen counter top space for slicing, dicing and cooking. Last but not least, just a few short steps to the ocean.
Most well equipped home, especially the kitchen, that I've ever seen. Nicer kitchen knives than I have at home! Great supplies already provided to help get you started before you can make it to the grocery store. Tons of items already there for the beach including an umbrella and toys. Very modern appliances. Everything is extremely new and clean throughout the home.
We also loved the outdoor shower under the house. Never even used the indoor showers all week!
Can't wait to come back next year, this time for two weeks!
This wasn't our first beach house rental at Emerald Isle, but it was by far the best. The view was spectacular! The house and surround sound was excellent. We saw multiple dolphins, and my husband loves to surf fish - and there was plenty to catch! VERY private considering it was a duplex. The enlarged deck was perfect. Mark did everything to make sure our stay was comfortable. We stayed two weeks, and didn't even leave the beach house the second week! Our puppy loved it too!!
Hi Martha: Coming back to your beachfront home was like coming home for us to the beauty and comfort that surrounds us while we are here. Of course the Tropical storm this week has kind of dampened our spirits a bit, but none the less we have enjoyed being here. Sitting out on the deck in the morning with our coffee, watching the Pelicans soar by and the dolphins out there jumping like it's the best day is total enjoyment. Hope to come back in 2014, but will be in touch with some dates. Hope all is well with you and your family.
Great house for a beach vacation. House was nice. Perfect for our family of four adults. We went at a great time of the year before the busy summer season started, there was plenty of things to do and we kept busy everyday. The town of Beaufort, Fort Macon, aquarium, etc, plus of course the beach! The beach was exquisite! We brought our dog who had a great time and was tuckered out every night.
A note to the property manager: Please be sure to fix the back storm door as it was bent and kept getting stuck due to the wind slamming it closed. Also, make sure the correct dishwasher detergent is supplied to use in the dishwasher to keep dishes from getting covered in lime scale which is extremely difficult to remove.
Thanks for renting to us.
This was a beautiful home away from home! Quiet, comfortable, clean and made for an amazing getaway. Just as described in the listing description and the perfect size for 4 adults and 2 kids. Also ended up have great neighbors!! Kitchen has just about everything I needed for a week's worth of cooking, Beach access was perfect and was a great way to spend the day watching the ocean...either sitting on the beach, reading from the deck or relaxing in the living room early in the morning. Thank you Martha for being a great host and allowing us to stay in your fantastic home. Can't wait to come back next year!!
Fort Macon State Park, Carolina Maritime Museum, Cape Lookout National Seashore, North Carolina Aquarium, Historic Waterford District, Morehead City Waterfront District, Swansboro Waterfront District, Moonlight & Sunset Cruises, Dinner Cruises, Aerial Island Tours and much more....Suggest you visit Visitors Center on the left - just before you get on the Emerald Isle Bridge
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
Payment is required in full thirty days prior to arrival. Optional travel insurance will be offered. Guest may purchase security deposit protection plan for $50 (covers up to $3000 in accidental damage) or pay a $500 refundable damage deposit.