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Kevin Wiggins

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

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

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Coastal North Carolina House Rental Photos and Description

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
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Kevin Wiggins (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

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!


based on 8 traveler reviews

Duplex great for large families! sleep 12-14 or rent both sides & sleep up to 28
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

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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Raleigh, NC

The Place to Stay at EI!

  • 5 of 5

The week my family (all my brothers and sisters and their kids, plus my own family...13 total) spent here was absolutely wonderful! The rooms were top notch and even allowed our children to have a place to themselves upstairs on the fourth floor and the adults to have fun downstairs in the common area, while ensuring they were up there safe. We loved having the kitchen on the third floor and I personally loved sipping my coffee on the deck watching the sunrise. The walk to the beach is super easy, they even provide a personal wagon (HOW COOL IS THAT), and the kids loved being able to roam around. My elderly parents were able to visit and stay due to the elevator that took them from floor to floor! It is in the heart of the island and is the perfect vacation spot. We certainly will be returning to stay in this luxurious home. Owners were more than accommodating and ensured we had everything we could possibly need.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brittany E, Thank you so much for you kind words! It was a pleasure to provide such a lovely place for you to lay your head. I hope that you will return to Emerald Isle for many years to come. Kevin
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Upstate New York

A three generation vacation

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful home. Everything we needed was on the property with great extras like the little green wagon to haul our things to the beach. The fourth floor was exactly right for all the kids. They had their privacy while the older generations enjoyed the nights on the deck and the spacious living and dining area. The walk to the beach was only about three minutes, maybe five with small children and the wagon filled with the days needs. Groceries, shops and restaurants were within a ten minute drive. The whole family agreed we would like to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Centennial, Colorado

Beautiful, modern, spacious property on Emerald Isle

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family was highly impressed with this modern, beautiful home in the heart of Emerald Isle. The home is very new and tastefully decorated. All items were well maintained. The house is within easy proximity of the beach, the center of town, and bike trails. We highly recommend renting bikes and exploring the area's many paved trails. The beach is a short walk away; we made use of a little plastic wagon to take our chairs and sunshade to the nearby beach access. The owner had great communications. We would gladly return.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family Beach Getaway! Would come back!

  • 5 of 5

1) House was imaculate when we arrived, with linens on each bed and plenty of towels.

2) Beautiful interior amenitites

3) Great Patio hangout locations

4) Very short 3 minute walk to the beach.

5) Very short drive (5min) to grocery

6) Kitchen was well stocked, we ate most of our meals at the house.

The listing description was spot on. The house layout was as expected and perfectly slept 10 people with beds to spare. There is a convenient outdoor shower for hosing off after the beach, as well as an outdoor stair well to get to the first floor balcony. The grounds were well maintained and the home was easy to find.

The homeowner was very courteous and provided detail check-in instructions. His customer service was excellent.

The local activities were amazing. White sand beaches, shells, boogie boarding waves, scuba diving, eating tons of fresh seafood, reading books on the balcony, watching world cup on the big screen. The house and location was a perfect getaway. I would recommend this home to my friends in a heart beat!


1) Buying fresh seafood: Clyde Phillips Seafood Market

2) Eating fresh seafood: Icehouse Waterfront Restaurant in Swansboro

3) Seeing fresh seafood: (ie Scuba diving) Discovery Diving Co. in Beaufort

Also the fried seafood at BogueHouse in Cedar Point (on the mainland) was great!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Saltwater Grill
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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:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 12 2016 - Aug 14 2016
4 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 15 2016 - Sep 4 2016
4 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2016 - Dec 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Linens $180
Refundable damage deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Coastal North Carolina House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • 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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