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Margie Treston

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Exclusive Dolphin Ridge 'Island Time'

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Emerald Isle House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 8-10)

Welcome to our brand new ''5 Star'' energy rated vacation home. This home was built with energy efficiency and fun in mind. ''Island Time'' is close to town as well as the new bike path. You can relax and enjoy the private pool or take a spin down to the beach in your own golf cart. If you prefer, take a leisurely walk to the beach. It is only 4 short blocks. Along the way you may want to pause and gaze at one of the various ponds overflowing with wildlife. As you will discover, there are many custom features that make this house a state of the art, environmentally friendly, family vacation home.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Margie Treston (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the manager

Absolutely beautiful! I can't wait to come back next year. The home is lovely and the weather was perfect!
Nov 2010
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based on 10 traveler reviews

Exclusive Dolphin Ridge 'Island Time'
average rating of 4.9 based on 11 reviews

Best vacation ever

  • 5 of 5

We really can't say enough great things about our stay at Island Time. The place was exactly what the pictures showed, but nicer. We spent every morning at the beach and the afternoons in the pool. We also spent plenty of time exploring the area. The immediate town is quite small but easy to get around. Lots of fun to be had from Beaufort, Fort Macon, and lots of other little gems. But our home base was the true star. The only complaints are quite minor (I hesitate to use the word "complaint"). It would be nice to include some laundry soap and dishwasher detergent, and garbage bags as well. We had to purchase all these things, and of course barely used any. We flew to N. Carolina do couldn't take anything back. We did leave that stuff and I hope the rental agency left it, but I'm guessing they toss that stuff out. The home is extremely green, with lots of recycled materials. With that in mind, why not have some basic community essentials (or let folks pass along those things rather than waste). Again, not a huge thing, and if we drove wouldn't have minded as much. But other than that, this is a top notch home. Thanks for making it available to us!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Williamsport, PA

Fantastic Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at Island Time! The house is gorgeous with such fun design elements like ship's steering wheel and surfboard furniture. The family enjoyed the open kitchen/ living room and of course the pool. The kids were able to spread out and enjoy themselves and the adults had plenty of their own space as well. As others have mentioned, the golf cart was a great way to quickly get everyone to the beach (along with all our chairs and towels!). You won't regret booking a stay at this piece of paradise away from home.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Long Island, NY

John and Brandy

  • 5 of 5

Our family just returned from the exclusive Dolphin Ridge, Island Time. Our stay was wonderful!! The beach was amazing!! The pictures and description of the property are accurate, but don’t do it justice. Conveniently close to bike path. Private pool made it easy to entertain our little one. Golf cart made it fun to get to the beach. We barbequed almost every night, and had all meals on the upper enclosed porch. Wi-Fi made it easy to connect to our phones and laptop. Looking forward to next year. We will be back. Thank you for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Princeton, NJ

Didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

This is far and away the most beautiful beach house our family has ever rented. It is impeccably decorated and so much attention was paid to every little detail. The furniture is beautiful. Our family of 5 loved the floor plan - the big kid liked hanging out in the rec room watching TV when he wanted a little privacy, everyone loved the pool and surrounding area, we ate most meals on the screened in porch. It is a little piece of heaven. The golf cart was fun to take to the beach and if need be, the walk there or back is really not bad. A deer came right to the pool fence and we always saw turtles going to the beach.

All in all, a wonderful experience and the kids are asking if we can come again next year. I'd agree with another reviewer, we were surprised at the lack of beach chairs/umbrella/sand toys.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Raleigh, NC

Great home in Emerald Isle!

  • 4 of 5

Our party of 8 really enjoyed this vacation home. It is not on the beach but the pool was a nice trade off. We made good use of the golf cart provided to get to the beach. Very nicely kept home. Great layout and open floor plan. Beautiful decor. The TVs really need to be updated. All of them are the old box style and there was no HDMI capability to use our Apple TV. It was actually strange because the old TVs didn't fit with the rest of the home's attractiveness. Would have also liked to have had an iPod dock or some type of stereo system to play music. Listing also stated that there were beach chairs but I recommend that you bring your own. There were 3 available for a house that sleeps 12 and 1 was broken. Needless to say, we had to splurge on new chairs. The pool was small but our kids loved it. The screened in porch was also very nice to have. Overall, we had a great week and enjoyed the house.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Randleman, NC (USA)

Family Vacation in June, 2012

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent a wonderful week there in June of this year. The house is great, has a wonderful screen porch area off the living room and the pool area is very nice, just wish the pool was in the sun more during the day. Great floor plan for all members of my family, from a 20 year old grandson to a 2 year old grandson. There is a golf cart for trips to the beach, since it's a few blocks back.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Emerald Isle House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer shoulder
Aug 14 2016 - Sep 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
Fall off season
Sep 3 2016 - Mar 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mar 25 2017 - May 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
spring shoulder
May 6 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
peak season
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.75%

Dates Available: year round Rates are subject to change and are not guaranteed until reservation is confirmed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Emerald Isle House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master bath
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jack and jill bath
    Full 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , lower level
    Half 1 - toilet , main floor
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower , outdoor off pool area
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon in rec room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , plus bunkbed
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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