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Oceanfront Escape-Great Island Location! July 23 & August Weeks Still Available!

24 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Coastal North Carolina Condo Rental Photos and Description

Duplex, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 10-12) Oceanfront-Walkway to the Beach

***Just Picture Yourself Here-Check out our FB video-

Our oceanfront home is a sanctuary-a place to relax, unwind, and rejuvenate. We are located directly on the Atlantic Ocean with spectacular views of sunrises in the east and sunsets in the west. No Wake Zone West provides all the needed amenities plus those that only God can provide . . . again the sunrises and sunsets, the smell of the salt air, gorgeous waves, soft sand, pelican fly-overs, and the bountiful and unique shells that wash up on shore. Every time of the year is special and there is no bad day at the beach. We've enjoyed the strong winds and powerful waves during tropical storms, the awesome hot days of summer, and the relaxing cool days of autumn. The mere sound of the ocean waves brings a calmness to weary travelers. It's nice to go to sleep and wake up to the steady rhythm of the Atlantic Ocean. Within Walking Distance of Restaurants, Ice Cream, Mini-Golf, Shopping, Bike & Kayak Rentals, Pier

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Why the Owner Chose Emerald Isle:: Emerald Isle-just the mention of the name evokes a place of beauty and calm. Who wouldn't want to be there and to share with others! Great place for military homecomings and family reunions!

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:: Year Purchased: 2000 - We love the sound of the waves, any kind of weather, the soft white sand, the dolphins, the pelican fly-overs, the family memories we've made at our place. We had our families from TEXAS and our new-to-the family members from NEW YORK stay at the duplex for our daughter's wedding. Great place for a Bridal Brunch and family relaxation!

Owner Description/Comments: : Charley & I have enjoyed Emerald Isle for many years. It's always been a retreat for us-to relax and to just focus on the truly important things in life. We invite you to do the same . . .

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Debby (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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About Debby

Charley & I have enjoyed Emerald Isle for many years. It's always been a retreat for us-to relax and to just focus on the truly important things in life. We invite you to do the same . . .

Debby purchased this condo in 2000

Why Debby chose Coastal North Carolina

Emerald Isle-just the mention of the name evokes a place of beauty and calm. Who wouldn't want to be there and to share with others! Great place for military homecomings, and family reunions!

What makes this condo unique

Oceanfront, unique views of sunrises & sunsets, walkway to the beach, outdoor shower, fully stocked kitchen, beds made upon your arrival

Guestbook comments from the owner

Turtles hatched on Tuesday (after our Saturday arrival). Everything is fine, we had a great time fishing, sightseeing and I even drew a sketch of the beach on a rainy day (Not Sotheby's material though!)

Thank you for the hospitality!
Aug 2012
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based on 24 traveler reviews

Oceanfront Escape-Great Island Location! July 23 & August Weeks Still Available!
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 41 reviews
Shoreham, NY

Family Summer Get-a-Way

  • 5 of 5

Picture perfect vacation. This home was a home away from home. All amenities of your own home, with a view. Step out to the oceanfront and walk for miles along the shore. There were ten of us renting this home, 3 children, 7 adults. Everyone had fun, from mini golf to a day at the beach. Minutes away from golf, miniature golf, dining, movies. Our family favorite place to dine used to be Rucker John's, but the newly opened Portafino is our first choice now, serving italian cuisine. We have been on the island before, and we definately have decided rental of this home is the way to go. Would recommend this home for a family reunion, get a way, etc.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you all enjoyed your family get together in our part of paradise! It seems you took advantage of the local near by sights to see as well as just soaking up the spaciousness of our home. It is a great place to just be still and to enjoy the beauty of the ocean, sand, and the pelican "fly-overs" as well as the dolphin swimming along. Glad you could all be together in our home-come back & see us!
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New Hartford, NY, USA


  • 5 of 5

Peaceful, private paradise. Brownies awaited us, a gracious, joyful hostess and the ocean! Oh the ocean! No Wake Zone has become our family tradition 2 years strong now and many more to come!! Thank you, Debby!!! <3 <3

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: How kind of you to point out what we know are the best parts of beach stays at our spot on the beach- family, joy, peace, & brownies! So glad you & your sweet family have made our home part of your tradition! See you next year😎⛱
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Charlotte, NC

Refresh and Rejuvenate

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful and spacious home for the gathering of friends or family. We had a women's retreat at the beach this spring and this was the perfect spot for us to relax, refresh, and rejuvenate! The beach is quiet and peaceful and the Emerald Isle pier is within walking distance. There is also a walking/biking trail nearby. A great spot!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you all had a great time together at our home. There's no better place to walk & talk on the beach about shared dreams & experiences. Remember us for your next retreat!
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Austin, TX

Let's Go to the Beach- In December!!

  • 5 of 5

When my family originally said that we should go to the Beach in December, I thought they must be out of their minds, due to it being too cold. However this was a wonderfully warm December, and we ended up staying at what I consider the "Hot Spot" on the Island. The island is called Emerald Isle, but I believe we truly found the best Jewel on the island with this lovely home. We loved the lovely open floor plan. From large windows that allowed us to see the dolphin swimming by every morning to evening sunsets. The open floor plan was very unique and so practical being that the family room, kitchen, and dining room is all located upstairs allowing for everyone to enjoy the views, while being together. The bathrooms and kitchen have lovely granite countertops giving us a high quality living feel during our stay. Plenty of space for the entire family and the home provides everything from cooking equipment to bedsheets, making it easy to stay in and be cozy! We recommend staying at this location and will return next summer too!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you and your family were able to enjoy the beauty of our home and the beach with lovely December weather! The reverse floor plan allows the best view of the ocean right out the door as well wildlife in the water & in the air. We want our guests to feel at home & to be comfortable. We have the beds made when they arrive so that they can just hit the beach to put their toes in the sand. We look forward to seeing you and your family again this summer !
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Morganton, NC

Little Slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

My stay at Emerad Isle was a gift from my daughter for my birthday. I could not have asked for a better gift. I like the beach any time of the year. The house was perfect for us. It is well kept and has all the amenities necessary for an enjoyable stay. The deck featured enough chairs for everyone to enjoy the sun, listen to the waves and watch the sun go down. I would recommend this lovely home to anyone. Until next year...

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a wonderful place to celebrate your birthday! So glad you could enjoy the decks where you can see the beautiful sunrises and sunsets! September is a great month for your birthday and to enjoy the beach as well! Thank you for being our guest
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Morrisville, NC

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at this house for a wonderful get-a-way to celebrate a couple of birthdays, girl time, and family togetherness. We had great time! Perfect location, plenty of room for everyone, and easy access to the beach and local activities. The property is child friendly with games, etc. The owners were responsive and shared suggestions to our groups needs. The property was clean, well maintained, and presented a comfortable stay. What a treat!

Will I vacation here again? Absolutely!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you and your family had a wonderful time bonding together in our home on Emerald Isle! The peace and serenity of our surroundings - the ocean, birds, sunrises and sunsets-always helps one to restore. You are always welcome to return!
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Icehouse Waterfront Restaurant
Mike's Place
"Great Breakfast Choices!"
Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier
Cap'n Willis Seafood Market
Gourmet Cafe -- CLOSED
Lowes Foods of Cape Carteret
Yana's Ye Olde Drugstore Restaurant
Silver Creek Golf Club
Dairy Queen
"Great place to get a quick meal and a Blizzard in the middle of summer!"
Golfin Dolphin
Barrier Island Kayaks
Sound Ace Hardware
Kathryn's Bistro and Martini Bar
"Great food-a little pricey, but worth it!"
Emerald Plantation Cinemas
"Small intimate theater and great place to cool off in the summer!"
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
"Great place to take the family! Look for our home on mural (Oceanside view) in the Turtle s..."
El Zarape
Sweet Spot
"Neat little place to get delicious ice cream and to shop for special little items to take home!"

Dolphins regularly swim near the sandbars in front of our house. We even saw a lost small whale in May! He treated us to a show for about 5 minutes and then headed back out to deeper waters-PRICELESS!

This beautiful oceanfront property is conveniently located within walking distance to shops, restaurants, mini golf, ice cream shops, antique stores, theaters and bike paths. Easy drive to the NC Aquarium, historic Swansboro and Beaufort, NC. Less than 1 hr drive from Camp Lejeune, NC and less than 2 hrs from Wilmington and New Bern, NC. Other Activities: Boating, jet skiing, kayaking

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Shelling, Health/Beauty Spa, Basketball Court, Miniature Golf, NC Aquarium

Golf: Star Hill Golf Course-just minutes down the road, over the bridge


Rates & Availability

Emerald Isle Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Value
May 21 2016 - Jun 3 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer Retreat
Jun 4 2016 - Aug 19 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall Value
Aug 20 2016 - Sep 9 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall Getaway
Sep 10 2016 - Sep 30 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall Break
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 18 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Week-2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
Cozy Time
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 23 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Christmas Week-2016
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 30 2016
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Admin fee $154 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.75%

Refundable reservation/security deposit of $500.00 due 5 days within booking. Contact owner if you prefer to pay through HomeAway payments- free e-check is offered with HA. Should you want to use credit card, please let owner know prior to booking- a 3% admin fee will be added to rental rate

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Coastal North Carolina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Outdoor Shower
    Full 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , en suite Master Bath
  • Our private outdoor shower is a treat-you can enjoy the hot and cold water while listening to the sound of the waves. A small sitting area is located near the shower to help shield from the sun and to enjoy the plants and flowers in that location.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 3rd floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2nd floor-Oceanfront
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Full Sofa Sleeper + daybed & twin bed (sleeps 4)
  • We will have the beds made prior to your arrival so that you can just unpack and 'hit the beach!'
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 11 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • jetted tub ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The upper floor is known as the 'Grand Room'-it's the living room, dining area, and kitchen. The half round window above the triple glass doors provides awesome viewing of 'Pelican Flyovers'! The triple patio doors, windows, bay window, and kitchen window all provide more than a mere glimpse of the ocean and its life. The 5th bedroom with queen-size bed and 3d full bath are on this floor as well. Unique views exist even in the kitchen! Each of the 2d & 3d floor bedrooms has a view of the ocean. Our neighbor's home is located near the front of their lot and does not impede the awesome views. The bedroom on the first floor, normally used by children, has a window that views our outdoor sitting area, and the dunes that we've helped encourage to protect us! There are more than 200 Christmas trees helping to anchor the strong beach grass under the sand of our dunes.

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