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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

5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths per side with water views

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:
July 26, 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 Coastal North Carolina

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:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • 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
  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), 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
  • 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 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

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: Oct 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: Sep 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: Sep 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: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

Roomy, clean accommodations for all. Beds for all 12 of us.

Beautiful home & excellent beach a short walk away is easy to get to.

It was nice linens were included.

I believe some kitchen spices & shelves in bathrooms are a must add.

Amos Mosquitos was a good place to eat sushi.

Overall, very nice.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome Experience!!!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and family members have stayed here numerous times and will continue to return. All rooms are most accommodating and met all our needs. The top floor is perfect for kids or even girlfriends. I call it the dormitory. It's just a short walk to the ocean which is so beautiful! It is set up for friends, children, family, seniors, etc. It is close to shops, restaurants and theater. You will enjoy every minute of your stay. It is truly a 5 star Cottage and will be an Awesome experience!!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Albert J Ellis
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Country Club of Crystal Coast
Nearest Restaurant
1.8 Miles
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

Emerald Isle House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 11 2017 - Aug 12 2017
4 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
Aug 21 2017 - Sep 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Jan 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Linens $190

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

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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