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Sound Side Cottage Water Front

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Property type condo



About the property

Murphy Style Bed And Queen Pull Out Couch efficiency.

Located in this sleepy seaside community here on the Emerald coast. only a few miles away from wonderful restaurants and shopping. including activities such as biking on paved trails and water slides as well as night clubs

You can choose to spend your day relaxing at the pool or enjoying your dock with fishing and swimming, or just enjoy the plush surroundings and accommodations offered in this beautiful sound side bungalow. Located walking distance from public beach access.

The sunsets from your balcony are amazing and the sunrises are picture perfect and can be seen as you wake up from an amazing sleep.

we have spared no expense in this little power packed condo. All is new, Including a state of the art kitchen with all user friendly bosh appliances, and cookware. Large capacity porcelain sink and granite countertops. Most of the furnishings and art have been collected by the owner from some of the most popular local artists designers and craftsman.

The views from your balcony are sure to be the highlights of your vacation. Watch as your neighbors come out of there cottages to watch these spectacular sunsets nightly! You will be lulled into a state of splender as you watch the erodescent skys overlooking the water turn to a peaceful night sky.

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Denise Stokley
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
December 22, 2016

About Denise Stokley

Im a women from the Wilmington area who moved to Emerald Isle in 2012. I plan to retire here in Emerald Cove and enjoy this beautiful place, and all it has to offer to me and my family.

Denise Stokley purchased this condo in 2013

Why Denise Stokley chose Coastal North Carolina

Im from the wilmington nc area where I originated for about 30 some years, myself and family visited the crystal coast regularly for many years before we decided to buy a place here where we want to retire someday. I realized quickly these pristine coastlines with an authentic natural beauty all its own was incredible and unmistakable, with its truly Emerald colored waters and vivid sunsets and warm summer breezes and friendly neighbors, I knew that this wholesome and healthy environment and was where I wanted to be.

It seems the vegetation and habitats here are thriving.!

What makes this condo unique

When choosing this property the first thing catching my eye was the lovely white steeple rising just above the trees as though it was a beacon to show me where home was and could be seen from the main street that crosses Emerald Cove and is lit up at night.

When I turned into Emerald Cove the first thing I saw was several delightful white cottages in a row, and a larger building of cottages on the end that looked as though they were on top of the water! It seemed as though threw careful planning this unique little community really looked to good to be true, with its manicured lawns and inviting swimming pool located at its entrance and perfectly placed dock at its back, would indeed be a place to call home.

And finally you can here both the sounds of the waves on the shore line , as well as the wind and soft breezes off the sound.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I have just enjoyed the most relaxing and stimulating vacation at your amazing condo. Every detail was planned for our comfort. all the way down to a fresh bowl with fruit and candy!

The accommodations where superb. The place was small but inviting and comfortable but elegant.

I will plan on staying there from now on any time I travel to Emerald Isle

Thank you very much for making our stay wonderful and memorable.

Aug 2013
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Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Sound Side Cottage Water Front
average rating of 4.2 based on 16 reviews

Stunning view on a water for two.

  • 3 of 5

Denise was very nice and accommodating. Of course the bathroom door would not close, but it did;t bother me, the toilet will not flash properly, but it didn't bother me either. Place was nice and clean and OK for 4 nights to stay. I would say it will be very very tight for four and know american sizes, I would not advertise as place for 4 people. My biggest issue was Wi-Fi. Denise has unsecured WiFi, that it would not connect. I took so much material to work on my laptop and I did not have Hot spots on my phone, I really struggle driving around the Isle to find free WiFi to sent some documents.

She was accommodating and very apologetic and said that Technician will come on Monday (I was leaving Sunday morning), which didn't work for me. The beach is just across the road, very close and convenient. Wonderful please to unwind yourself.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We'll be back!

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Denise's property. Although the place is a studio style condo, we were very comfortable (and really spent most of our time on the beach). The Murphy bed and sofa sleeper were comfortable. The sunsets from the back deck were stunning!

Denise was very nice and easy reach via email or phone.

The reason for the 4 stars vs 5 is due to the shower. We had trouble getting the shower head to work and therefore, had to use the hand held shower head. It was a bit awkward. Please note, that we didn't try to call Denise to let her know and therefore, didn't give her the opportunity to fix. We just made it work for our short stay. If you are a bath person, you'll love the tub, a deep claw foot tub!

The shower would not prevent us from staying here again. We would definitely return!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A nice stay with a few minor issues

  • 3 of 5

Our check in time was 3:30 however the condo was still being cleaned and wasn't ready until 4:30. We were given a bottle of wine to compensate. The bathroom door doesn't shut. The views from the balcony are nice and it's a short walk to the beach or a short drive to public beach parking which is free through the week.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very was stylish and well appointed. The sunrises and sunsets on the balcony were perfect. Denise was a wonderful hostess. Glad we had the opportunity to vacation in Emerald Isle.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice Place for a Couple

  • 5 of 5

Overall, the property was very nice and clean. The sunset was great from the deck! We would stay again at this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful holiday trip!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cozy condo! My boyfriend and I spent the week of July 4th here, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The property was very clean, the bed was comfy, and the location was perfect. There is a pool on site that is great for cooling down and relaxing, and the beach was just across the street. This property is close enough to town to get there and see the sites, but far enough away so that there isn't a crowd. It felt like we had the beach all to ourselves- on a holiday week! There is a dock in the back where we fished privately in the evenings. The view off the balcony is AMAZING! Also, Denise was wonderful. We got there a lot earlier than planned, and she was kind enough to let us skip in early. She was also available whenever we had questions. Overall it was a splendid trip. We can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
across the street
Car: recommended

Emerald Isle has many fine restaurants and night clubs including Rucker Johns sports bar, The Sharks Den, and the Emerald Club nightclub including live bands. It has water parks and put put golf. We have festivals including street parades and street venders selling their crafts and local merchants as well. The area has a paved bike path that expands miles for walking biking or jogging. We have the beautiful Bay Sound, where there are water activities including kayaking and sailing and is also a perfect place for many high adventure water sports and activities.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $50
non refundable pet fee $50
linens and towels $25

Refund policy

100% refund if made 30 days prior to check in, 0% if made after 30 days check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Emerald Isle Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • cottage
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Murphy bed - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • No seperate bedroom. Living room and bedroom are together.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Private dock (excellent for water sports enthusiasts),Wonderful restaurants, grocery stores and shopping within 8 miles. Ten miles of paved bike paths, Water Parks, Putt Putt, NC wild life aquarium, Movie Theater. Public Beach access across from community.

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