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Gene and Jeanine

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

Breathtaking Outer Banks Waterfront Condo

31 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Outer Banks Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Our Vacation home is a beautiful waterfront condo that has boat access, a lovely community pool, Jacuzzi hot tub, clubhouse and gym. We purchased our unit June of 2010 and all furnishings are brand new and selected to provide a warm tropical feel. There are two private bedrooms with large balconies overlooking the intercoastal or 'sound' as it is locally called. We also have a full size sleeper in the family room and twin sleeper in the sunroom for guests. Our unit is large and spacious with a gorgeous kitchen, large baths and plenty of sunshine.

We hope to someday retire in the Outer Banks and hope that you will enjoy our home as much as we do.

If you would like to bring your boat, just let us know and we can arrange for docking in our community marina.

The security fee is 200.00 Please bring your own beach equipment and towels. We ask that the unit be gently cleaned before your departure. Security Deposit of 200.00 will be required at booking and will be refunded within 30 days of departure to ensure home is left nice for the next visitor. There will also be a 100.00 cleaning fee for each booking. Please note if you decide to pay by credit card, the VRBO/HOME AWAY site charges fees. These fees are the guests responsibility and will not be paid by the owner . Any credit card transaction fee will be deducted from security deposit if applicable . There is no need to put your credit card info in the website to request a booking or to contact us. We actually prefer to speak with you prior to entering your credit card to ensure we can meet your vacation needs. Simply use the contact owner button on the site to email us or give us a call .

A small amount of supplies are provided on arrival however it is the responsibility of each guest to purchase additional supplies during your vacation such as soap , toiletries and cooking supplies

Keywords: Waterfront,Condominuim,Outer Banks North Carolina,

gorgeous View,Brand New Furnishings,Handicap Friendly,Fireplace,Pool,Elevator,Large Balconies,Jacuzzi,Restaurant on premises,Walk to shopping

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Gene and Jeanine (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

About Gene and Jeanine

We wanted a home on the water to some day retire to and had visited the outer banks several times. We love the fact that there is plenty to do with friendly people in the area. Manteo is a charming Victorian fishing village that was the first colony in the US. There are lovely views each morning and evening and we are only 2 -3 miles to the ocean. Our condo is our little bit of heaven and very relaxing. We hope you enjoy it. Gene

Gene and Jeanine purchased this condo in 2010

Why Gene and Jeanine chose Outer Banks

The Outer Banks is a friendly, care free location with lots of things to do.

What makes this condo unique

Great views, friendly people, lots of watersports, museums, lighthouses, beach nearby. Stripers Restaurant is on property with great local seafood. Shallowbag Bay Ship's store on property.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I came to the OBX with a friend for a 4 day getaway. We just wanted to relax and read a good book. Your home was perfect with everything we needed. The neighbors are friendly and the restaurant on property is very convenient. We have visited the Outer Banks many times and your home was the best. Thanks for your kindness and checking in with us after our arrival.
Jun 2013
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Reviews

4.8
based on 31 traveler reviews

Breathtaking Outer Banks Waterfront Condo
average rating of 4.774194 based on 33 reviews
4

Beautiful condo but be ready for a few hours of early morning cleaning before you check out

  • 4 of 5

Jeanine was very nice to talk to during the whole process. She was helpful in providing restaurant & sight-seeing recommendations. The condo was clean, spacious, updated and in a very convenient location. Having a lot of space is convenient on days you're stuck in the condo due to rain. We were able to watch the July 4th fireworks right outside the condo. Outdoor deck surrounded the unit. That was also our favorite part especially in the morning & evenings. She was very responsive with all the requests. She also installed wifi before we arrived. We had an issue regarding a credit card fee charge where she deducted 2% from our deposit but was resolved through VRBO's help. Parking was also convenient. Many restaurants & activities are nearby & we were able to quickly get to Nags Head. The unit is situated in a quiet neighborhood perfect for couples & families.

The downside is the same as others have noted. The amount of laundry & cleaning that was required was VERY unreasonable considering we paid $100 for cleaning & checkout was at 10:00 a.m. (we had the cleaning lady knocking on our door at 9:40 a.m.) She requires all sheets, blankets & towels to be washed, dried & folded and all dishes washed & put away. We started the process at 6:00 a.m. Drying towels takes longer during high humidity. My husband & I shared a towel on the last morning to avoid having too many to wash. She also had 2 pages of other instructions. The dumpster for the garbage was far away from the unit & we had difficulty in getting the garbage into the dumpster. My husband and I have rented many units through VRBO, Homeaway, Flipkey & Airbnb and this by far required the most work and yet we were still charged $100 cleaning fee. My sister who stayed with us from Seattle is also a traveler & found the requirements ridiculous.

If she can provide the cleaning lady an extra set of linens for the next guest (she can always use a drop off laundromat for the dirty set), have people pay the numbers they see on the reservation page with no surprises (all fees should appear on that page & not within the property description - raise the rent if you need to net a certain amount) and ease up on the 2-page checkout instructions which are mailed, emailed & left in the unit, this would be the perfect rental.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We value all guests opinions and appreciate all feedback . Our goal is transparency . This is our home and our guests become family . To clarify , VRBO changed booking policy in Feb and now charges credit card fees and booking fees . This is clearly listed on our dashboard . The minor cleaning includes , removal of garbage , empty dishwasher and washing any dirty linen before departure . These are things you would normally do when leaning your own home as well .We do offer guests an option to bring there own linens if preferred . Our housekeeper then sanitizes and remakes beds prior to guest arrival . This info is clearly listed in contract , welcome letter and shared verbally at booking . Our housekeeper provides an exceptional level of service for all guests and our home is well maintained with continuous 5 star remarks and repeat guests . Many guests state this was the nicest and cleanest home they have ever rented .In addition , our housekeeper offers to assist with any aspect of cleaning on departure and welcomes any feedback to make guests feel more at home . When guests need to leave early on day of departure , she is available to assist . As an owner , it has been challenging explaining the new fees that VRBO has imposed on both the guest and owner however this is discussed at booking with our guests . If you have not rented recently with VRBO this change is difficult to understand however as mentioned , we have listed this on our home main page and will continue to review the credit card fees at booking . Some of our guests actually prefer to mail a check to avoid these fees and we also list this as an option on our site. On our home page we ask guests to not use the book it now button but rather call us first because when you hit book it -the site asks you for credit card info . It's better to email the owner and use the email button on the home page rather than book it button .Each time the guests makes a credit card payment -the VRBO bank vendors add credit card fees that can total up to around 25-60 dollars . We feel the guest needs to be better informed about this and we do try to share this info in multiple areas of the booking process of our home . Some guests don't really care because you are paying securely however others do and we want all of our guests happy .
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Massachusetts
5

Everything and More!

  • 5 of 5

This location is a perfect place from which to enjoy the Outer Banks. The condo is beautiful! It is very clean and well maintained. We found the deck to be one of it's best features! We would definitely recommend this as a great place to stay. There are beaches, restaurants and shopping close by. We visited the Kitty Hawk Memorial which surprised us as we found it very interesting. Our only downside is we didn't stay long enough!

The owners are very accommodating and a pleasure to rent from. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home and we have never been disappointed with VRBO.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay ! You are now family ! All the best Jeanine and Gene
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5

Beautiful Condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo was the greatest. We visited for our 25th Wedding Anniversary and it was perfect. The view from the decks was great, very spacious, clean and master bedroom bed was very comfortable. The elevator was a nice feature. Owners are great to work with. Always loved the OBX but this trip was made extra special by having such a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic Stay! Loved it so much that we are staying here again!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Vacation Condo

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and i (both in our 60's) loved this vacation property. Spotless and well furnished with all amenities. Nice location convenient to all the sights. We used it as a base for daily bike rides and kayak tours. Parking is under the condo with a lockable storage room big enough for our kayaks and bikes. An elevator makes carrying things upstairs easy. Owners were very helpful and easy to contact. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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East Bend, NC
5

Great getaway with friends

  • 5 of 5

This condo was a great location for the convenience of traveling north and south on the outer banks. It was very clean and well kept that made us feel right at home. Great memories of breakfast on the front porch right across from the marina with our friends from Montana. Definitely would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar
North Carolina Aquarium
Outer Banks
Darrell's Restaurant
1587 Restaurant
Nearest Airport
75 Miles
NORFOLK INTERNATIONAL NORFOLK VIRGINIA
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
NAGS HEAD

Marina boat slip rental is available thru Shallowbag Bay Marina at 252 473 4946. GREAT Restaraunt 'Stripers' on property

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Rates & Availability

Manteo Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2016 High Season
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 17 2016
5 night minimum stay
$250
$1,700
$5,500
 
 
Sept-Nov 2016
Sep 18 2016 - Nov 13 2016
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$140
$900
$1,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 2.0%

Please call to verify we can accommodate your request and for any questions. Please note we do prefer a check for payment however we do leave this up to our guest preference. The vrbo/home away website does charge a fee if utilizing the pay it now button and enter credit card information. We ask guest to call first before entering this information.

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Amenities

Outer Banks Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1) Master bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) Guest bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full Sleeper in Living Room, Twin Sleeper in Sunroom
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
No grilling is allowed on property. Unit must be gently cleaned with all linens washed and dishes cleaned before departure. All trash must also be removed from unit. All doors must be locked, blinds closed and AC set to 80 degress or heat to 58 degrees before departure. Our condo is handicap friendly and has really great views from every room

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