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Suzanne & Joe

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Oceanview Condo ~ Enjoy ocean breezes ~ Short walk to the Beach!!

17 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Emerald Isle Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

One BR/ 1.5 bath Condo, with pull-out sofa (sleeps 4) -quiet, clean, relaxing. Deck off bedroom and living room with ocean views. Sound of the Sea, a well maintained gated community in Emerald Isle is within walking distance of eating establishments, movie theater and shopping. Club house available for renter's use. Beach is gorgeous, never crowded. Water slide, bicycle rental, putt-putt golf for family entertainment close by. Condo has Wi-Fi.

Keywords: Condo, Ocean, Emerald Isle

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Suzanne & Joe (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Suzanne & Joe

We have been visiting Emerald Isle for 20+ years and have been fortunate to own this condo 10 yrs. Emerald Isle is one of the best kept secrets for beach fun in NC. Sound of the Sea is a gated community so the beach area is exclusive to owners and guests.

Suzanne & Joe purchased this condo in 2005

Why Suzanne & Joe chose Coastal North Carolina

Emerald Isle affords us easy access to a great beach. It has all the amenities we need, most within walking distance. However, even though you can walk to a number of shops/stores etc. the complex is set back enough on plenty of acreage so it is extremely quite and relaxing. Grounds are very well maintained.

What makes this condo unique

Walking to the pier and/or surf-fishing. A variety of shops/restaurants in Emerald Isle, Swansboro and Atlantic Beach. The NC Aquarium is close and water slides, mini-golf and go-carts are also close by and always fun. Or just lounging on the beach with a good book.

Reviews

4.9
based on 17 traveler reviews

Oceanview Condo ~ Enjoy ocean breezes ~ Short walk to the Beach!!
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews
Atlanta, GA
5

Great Set Up and Location

  • 5 of 5

This condo works really well for small groups looking for a beach front location. Sound of the Sea is a nice development; quiet, gated, well kept and directly on the beach. I stayed here with one child and we felt very safe and comfortable. Everything we needed was within a mile including grocery store, restaurants, go carts, putt putt golf, movie theater, bike rental, etc, etc. It really is an easy place to vacation. Both pools and the beach were nice. Owners were easy to work with and condo was clean and covered all our needs. We enjoyed our visit and would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

Very cozy condo. Very clean (and I am very picky about bathrooms when we go on vacation! This one met expectations 10).Well stocked with needed supplies. We cooked every meal in and had all the equipment we needed. Owner is friendly and easy to work with.We booked last minute but she was very helpful in working everything out. We love Sound of the Sea and Emerald Isle. We do hope to visit this unit again soon. Thanks!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dublin, OH
4

Great location and nice sunny condo.

  • 4 of 5

To start, Suzanne the owner couldn't have been easier to work with. My husband and I took our first post-baby trip here, with our 8 month old son. The condo worked very well for the baby. The bedroom has large accordion-style doors and, when opened, it makes the place feel like a large, sunny studio. It is a very easy walk to the beach and the large pool was awesome. The price was reasonable (we went off-season, over Labor Day weekend). I loved how close it was to the grocery store and my husband and I had a great meal at Rucker Johns. The two decks are awesome and quite private. You can see and hear the ocean, although you're not right on it. There's a paved path nearby that is great for running and I was happy to get my work-outs in.

As I've heard others say, Camp Lejeune is nearby and military aircraft do fly overhead quite often. I couldn't believe how loud they were. For us, it was like a free airshow, and we loved it!

There were a few negatives that I was surprised people didn't mention in their reviews but I wouldn't 'not' go here based on the few negatives. The only provided trash bags were small plastic shopping bags and there was only one or two uses of hand soap left, so we had to purchase those. The fridge was empty and we were told there'd be condiments, but we didn't need them anyhow. We did have to buy salt, as the only salt provided was 'Lite'. The doors to the bedroom don't shut so there is an approximate 5" gap which lets in a lot of light if you're trying to sleep...we tied a string around the outside to keep them closed...but when I needed to get out, I had to ask to be released. Also, the second pool was closed right after Labor Day, the second day of our trip. It didn't matter, though, as the larger pool stayed open and was uncrowded. The toilet tanks took at least 5 minutes to fill up, so no chain-flushing allowed. The kitchen is dated and the stove had some numbers rubbed off so cooking was a little bit of a guessing game (I guessed right).

Overall, this place is a great deal, in a great location and I would certainly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Leah ~ Glad you had a good time.
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Bridgewater, VA
5

Lovely Condo!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great time staying at this condo. It was very clean and well-kept, and very close to the beach. Bright, cheerful environment. The owner was very responsive to our needs as well. Next time we return to Emerald Isle, we'll try to stay here!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chesterfield, VA.
5

AWESOME!!

  • 5 of 5

OMG!! Wonderfully awesome condo!! Beautiful place, great location!! My husband and I walked to several delicious restaurants(Rucker John's, The Shark's Den, Flipperz) and the neat mall across the street!! The beach is a short walking distance as well!! There is a pier about a mile away(walked there too)!! Hurricane Arthur did not put a damper on our vacation because we were in heaven!!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winterville, NC
5

My Favorite!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My favorite EI rental ever! Unit was exactly as described and photographed. Clean and well maintained. Mexican restaurant and other shopping within walking distance. Highly recommend the Shark's Den Sports bar in the shopping pavilion across the street from complex. There is also a quaint little coffee shop right beside the Mexican restaurant. We loved it!!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Emerald Isle Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2016
Sep 25 2016 - Dec 3 2016
4 night minimum stay
$110
$750
 
 
Winter 2016/2017
Dec 4 2016 - Mar 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
$107
$750
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$925
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 3.0%

We require a $100 deposit. Deposit returned once key/gate pass are sent back and condo is cleaned and inspected.

Deposit of $100.00 with contract. Refundable once condo cleaned, inspected and key/gate pass returned.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Emerald Isle Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Bed (1), Pull out queen sofa (1).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Gated community, two swimming pools, clubhouse available for guest use, tennis courts, basketball. Decks have ocean and pool views. Very well-maintained property.

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