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Duplex great for large families! sleep 12-14 or rent both sides & sleep up to 28

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

To book both sides see listing # 1176014

Beautiful New Oceanside Duplex! This duplex is back to back, not side by side, and does not have the feel of a duplex. Each side of Duplex has its own private driveway, parking, and porches that face different directions. If you are planning a large family gathering this duplex has doors to connect both sides which can increase your sleeping capacity to 28 (or more if small children). It is one of the few homes on the island with such a large sleeping capacity and sufficient off street parking. Each side has it's own elevator and covered parking for convenience when arriving and departing with luggage and groceries. Each side also has it's own tank less hot water heater so everyone will have a hot shower when returning from the beach.

Master Bedroom with bath, Queen Bed. 3 more spacious bedrooms with queen beds. Top floor includes a bonus room featuring 4 single beds, lounge area and bath (perfect for all of the kids or teenagers.) Full kitchen with stainless steel appliances that is open to the great room featuring a gas fireplace and flatscreen TV. Porches on 2 levels looking onto your own private wooded area with views of the sound. Short walk to beach access. Minutes from new public marina for boating. (Marina is 1/10 of a mile up the road.) Shopping and restaurants are minutes down the road. Wonderful location for lots of family fun. If you enjoy biking this duplex is adjacent to the Emerald Isle bike path with over 10 miles to enjoy.

More Details

Kevin Wiggins
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Kevin Wiggins

We have always lived in Kinston, NC and wanted a place for our family to enjoy at the beach. We designed and built the home based on features we have enjoyed as renters through the years at Emerald Isle.

Kevin Wiggins purchased this house in 2012

Why Kevin Wiggins chose Emerald Isle

We chose Emerald Isle because of the beautiful beaches and proximity to our home in Kinston. We love the quaint town of Emerald Isle and enjoy spending time with our family and friends here.

What makes this house unique

We love to sit in the rocking chairs and share stories with family and friends!! We love using the grill, relaxing and of course, sunning on the beach. The ocean and beach are truly therapeutic!


Emerald Isle House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 2nd floor hall bath has a tub with tiled shower walls. 2nd floor master bath has a tiled shower 3rd floor bath has a tub with tiled shower walls. 4th floor bath has a shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Loft + Den - 4 twin/ single , This area is large enough for several blow up mattresses
  • Queen size Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Duplex great for large families! sleep 12-14 or rent both sides & sleep up to 28
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Wonderful, quality, clean, comfortable, great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This has been one of my favorite places to stay on VRBO. Everything was done well. It was clean and beautiful but still comfortable to relax in. The internet connection was great. The kitchen/great room/dining room was designed to create memories. I would love to rent here again.

When you come, it's good to bring toilet paper, hand soap and if you have a Roku or google stick.

Everyone had a wonderful time! Highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Definitely 5 star home.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home.very spacious and clean. Great location short walk to beach and quick drive to shops.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, nicely appointed home a short walk from gorgeous beach

  • 5 of 5

Three generations of my family stayed on the East side of this duplex for five days in October 2016. The home is spacious and accommodating for a large group, with comfortable beds and a very welcoming kitchen area. The home has an elevator, which made it accessible for the older members of the family, and had wifi, so that folks could stay in touch with the world outside if they needed to. We had a great vacation in this beautiful home and would recommend it to anyone traveling with a large group.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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family wedding

  • 5 of 5

We could not have found a better rental. We had 10 people in our family, plenty of room and accommodations for all! The house was gorgeous. The beach was an easy walk or if needed an easy drop off via car at the beach access. Shopping was very close by, groceries, gift shops and even a pharmacy! The owner was fabulous, always responding quickly to questions and was very friendly and helpful throughout the rental process. I would recommend this rental to all my friends and family. I just wish we could have planned to stay a lot longer! thanks, again, for all your prompt attention Kevin.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weekend- family wedding

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous place for our family of 10, mixed ages from 28 to 67. The house, and Kevin were above and beyond what we expected. Close enough to the beach, and the elevator was a plus- Would highly recommend this beautiful home to anyone! Has us all thinking of how we can plan an entire week. Thank you Kevin!!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, and a great location--just a short walk to the beach. You can even see the back bay from the kitchen table. We have 11 people in our family, and there was plenty of room for all. The elevator was a nice feature especially when loading and unloading luggage, groceries, etc. Overall a great stay. Only problem was the internet was not working properly.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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42 Miles
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12 Miles
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The Village Market
Car: necessary

Located 1/10 of a mile from the new 22 acre public boat ramp. This NC wildlife ramp is the largest on the North Carolina coast with 4 ramps and parking for 111 trucks and trailers. There is a long boardwalk out into the sound that is great for watching the sunset. This is a great area for late day pictures on the water when the sun is going down over the water.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Linens $250
Refundable damage deposit $200

Please provide a cell phone number that you can be reached at on your day of travel. We keep a lock box on the property where we place the key once housekeeping is complete. At that time we text you the lock box code to gain entry to the house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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