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Front St. Waterfront Cottage with Private Dock, Views, Walk to historic town

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms (2 master en suite), 3 Baths, Sleeps 6

The only true waterfront rental house with water views from almost every room and a private newly refurbished dock! Very relaxing and natural decor-everything blends in with the beautiful water that is just steps from your back door. When you enter the king size master suite, you will be overwhelmed by the view. It has its own bath and a large glass-walled view with access to a private deck. Enjoy watching dolphins, boats, sunrises and sunsets on the calm waters of Taylor Creek. The newly remodeled second master suite has a queen bed with full bath and water view. The kitchen has an open floor plan with a breakfast bar and a large pine dining table that seats 10 and allows everyone a view of the wild ponies and sailboats. The second story deck with spiral stair affords gorgeous views all the way to the Atlantic ocean and Shackleford Banks-a perfect sunset watching spot for cocktails! You can walk or bike to town everyday or night for lunch and dinner in Beaufort's historic downtown where there is no shortage of restaurants and ice cream parlors. This is a kid-friendly town where streets are all flat and perfect for bicycling.

Stan Breakell
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

About Stan Breakell

We fell in love with this town while dropping our oldest son off at Camp Seagull in 2001.

We have brought our 4 boys here since then and they have all grown up loving Beaufort as well. 5 of us got certified for scuba here at Discovery Dive and we tend to make every vacation a diving opportunity. We hope to retire here one day-if we can ever get our boys out of college! We know you will fall in love with Beaufort too!

Stan Breakell purchased this house in 2001

Why Stan Breakell chose Coastal North Carolina

Carrot Island is right across the creek and you can watch the ponies and dolphins from almost any window Private.Dock in backyard that does not even require you to cross the street!. 1 level living. Large windows and open floor plan bring the views all the way into the house. Deep water dock for serious boaters and sailors.

What makes this house unique

You can see the water from the front door all the way through the house. When you walk up the spiral staircase to the second floor deck you know you are living large!


Beaufort House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , ensuite bath, sliding glass door opens to private deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , ensuite bath; water views through sunroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • TV room couch can double as a bed for a smaller child. Bring an areobed to get an eighth spot for kids.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Full dock with electricity and water 2nd story deck w/spiral stair for perfect sunset views Cable tv with dvd High speed wireless internet, password protected Fully equipped kitchen with blender, microwave and coffee maker Books and board games for rainy days Washer/Dryer Wet Bar 1 King, 1 Queen, 2 Twins 3 Bathrooms (2 with tubs) Weber Grill Non Smoking Overflow sleeping on tv room couch, sunroom couch


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Front St. Waterfront Cottage with Private Dock, Views, Walk to historic town
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 27 reviews

Lazy Weekend on Waterfront in Beaufort

  • 4 of 5

Perfect location, great views, very comfortable - we loved it.

Will recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ron. I hope you got to see the wild ponies. The view from the deck is perfect for wildlife watching.
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Cornelius, NC

October trip

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lovely home for the second time and just love all things about this property. The views are spectacular and our weather cooperated perfectly. The house is so comfortable and being right on Taylors Creek is ideal because we love to kayak. Horses on the shore and dolphins playing in the creek. What great surroundings. Thank you again Stan for sharing your home. Hope you get to use it soon too. Dee

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind comments. You can understand why we bought it back in 2001. Now I just need to get down there more myself and work on my fishing!
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Amazing Beaufort experience!

  • 5 of 5

My family has visited Beaufort annually for decades. Staying at this home was the best way I've found to experience true Beaufort living. We brought out boat and enjoyed the easy dockage right in front of the home. Quiet evenings by the water, enjoying the view of Taylor's Creek while we prepared supper. Not many places do we get up before sunrise on vacation, but it was a must to enjoy the spectacular views of the sunrise, horses, and schools of dolphin moving through the creek. The house is like coming home after a long day fishing or beaching it, not like a condo that you drop your stuff as you pass through. Definitely returning for this taste of paradise.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Wonderful rental for water-loving family!

  • 5 of 5

Great location! Easy bike ride to town. Waterfront pier is excellent-kept a paddle board, dinghy and kayak there all week. Bedrooms are at each corner of the house to allow for privacy.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a great time. We are a water family too. We bought the house for the deep water dock, Taylor Creek and the access to the marine preserve for the kids.
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lovely vacation home

  • 4 of 5

Great location! We loved being on the water. Excellent view of wildlife and scenery. Spacious interior and well-stocked. Very relaxing vacation. Plenty to do in Beufort and short drive to many beaches. Next time we will bring kayaks!!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us and for your kind remarks. It is a nature lover's paradise with the Rachel Carson Estuarine Preserve at your back door. Kayaks or boats of all kinds are welcomed and advised. Having your own private dock 10 steps from your back door is great.
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Kimberly B.

  • 4 of 5

Great location, interior is very open, lots of room, comfortable for family of six, with a two year old and small dog. We brought our 21' center console boat, kept it in the water all week. Wild Life ramp close to house, good access to Cape Lookout, Shackelford banks, and inshore waters for fishing, and day trips via boat. Boat tie up as per owners instruction;( stern tied with two lines to floating dock, with fenders, and port bow line tied to post, and starboard bow line tied to far corner cleat of dock). Caught lots of crabs with crab trap tied to dock, and caught live minnows for bait with throw net from dock. Kitchen is well stocked, house cleaning could do a better job. We recommend Queen Anne Pizza, Finn's, and Sammy's. Enjoyed grilling with coal for first time in a while. Quite at night, with beautiful view.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed being on the water in Beaufort. I appreciate the comments and welcome any and all suggestions to make your stay even better.
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
Back Street Pub
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
20 min by boat
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Boating.

* Fishing.

* Beaching.

* Exploring.

* Adventuring.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Free Maritime Museums.

* Kayaking.

* Shelling.

* Bicycling.

* Beaching.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Reunions.

* Dining.

* Beaching.

* Boating.

* Adventuring.

Look out your back door at the wild ponies that roam on the

protected Rachael Carson Preserve across the water. Cape Lookout is a nice round trip in a

day to see the lighthouse. Collect shells on Bird Shoal or Carrot Island.

Ride bikes anywhere your heart desires (just 5min. to town on bikes). It is a nice 10 minute stroll to the downtown docks. Walk to town, have lunch or dinner and see the million-dollar yachts that stop in Beaufort on their way up and down the Intracoastal Waterway and the great Atlantic.

You can go ferrying, kayaking, sailing, walking, bicycling, cruising, shelling, and lounging. You can visit Fort Macon, too. And when no one is looking, you can check your email with free WIFI.

Boat slip with deep water access in front yard! Downtown Historic

Beaufort is a stroll away. There are beaches, state parks, kayaking,

excellent shopping, awesome restaurants, and a ferry to the outer islands. This is a quiet vacation spot for couples and families. Just across the draw bridge is a more-active Morehead City, with miniature golf, theaters, malls and all the touristy activity kids sometimes want. Fishing is excellent and many tournaments are held in Beaufort all year round. Walk or bicycle to the North Carolina Maritime Museum and see Blackbeard the Pirates' recovered artifacts.

There is also a wooden boat-building workshop. Bring your boat and tie

it up to our deep water access dock!



Rates & Availability

Beaufort House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low season
Nov 1 2015 - Apr 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $120
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 12.75%

Monthly Rate: contact owner

Linens are not provided. . Rent due 30 days in advance

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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