• As low as $232/Night
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6
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General Features

  • Table tennis
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Bicycle on site
  • Carbon monoxide detector not reported (host has not indicated whether there is a carbon monoxide detector on the property; consider bringing a portable detector)
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dining room
  • Dining table
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric kettle
  • English
  • Firepit
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness center
  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Free WiFi, with speed of 250+ Mbps (good for 3–5 people or up to 10 devices)
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Ice maker
  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Kitchen island
  • Living room
  • Microwave
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital
  • Near the sea
  • No pets allowed
  • On the lake
  • Onsite parking
  • Onsite parking options include a garage
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor pool
  • Oven
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Power boating nearby
  • Refrigerator
  • Sailing nearby
  • Shared/communal pool
  • Smart TV
  • Smoke detector not reported (host has not indicated whether there is a smoke detector on the property)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Stovetop
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels provided
  • Unit size: 1700 sq ft (157.9 sq m)
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Whale watching nearby
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Windsurfing nearby

About this Property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Private vacation home
  • Approximately 1700 square feet

Welcome to Gray Duck Cottage, your ideal coastal getaway in the heart of Beaufort, North Carolina! This appealing 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom ranch-style home is designed to cater to families of all ages, including those with mobility challenges. With simple accessibility and one-level living, it's the ideal choice for a calming vacation. Appreciate the water view of a community pond from the front porch, living room and front bedroom. The home also accepts access to all of the Beau Coast Conveniences!

Gray Duck Cottage is not just a home; it's a gateway to a vibrant coastal community. You'll find yourself in the Beau Cost community, where you can appreciate a sense of community and tranquility. Unwind on the front porch with a view of the historic live oak tree, or take a walk through the relaxing neighborhood.

For those seeking adventure, our community offers magnificant amenities. Take a dip in the exhilarating community pool, challenge your friends to a game of pickleball on the courts, or launch your kayak from the day dock with access to Taylor's Creek. The possibilities are countless.

If you prefer a more laid-back day, visit the on-site Traders grocery store to stock up on essentials and prepare delicious meals in the completely equipped kitchen. Savor your breakfast at the kitchen island or in a more formal setting in the dining room.

Gray Duck Cottage is appealingly located just one mile from downtown Beaufort, offering you painless access to its historic appeal, boutique shopping, delectable dining options, and a wide range of cultural attractions. Beaufort's waterfront, with its impressive vistas and iconic boardwalk, is a must-visit during your stay.

And for those who want to discover the surrounding areas, you're within a 30-min. drive of some of the most handsome beaches along the Crystal Coast, including Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, and Pine Knoll Shores. Boaters will savor the Beaufort Inlet, a gateway to sailing and deep-sea fishing, as well as the opportunity to visit the wild horses on Shackleford Banks.

Whether you're seeking relaxation, adventure, or a bit of both, Gray Duck Cottage offers the conveniences of home in a handsome coastal setting. Book your stay today and experience the best that Beaufort, North Carolina has to offer!

Getting around
Navigating the beautiful town of Beaufort and its striking coastal surroundings is a enchanting experience, with various transportation options available to guests at Live Oak Cottage:

Bicycles: As a guest, you have the convenience of two bicycles at your disposal. Exploring Beaufort on two wheels accepts you to effortlessly maneuver through the town's historic streets, reach local attractions, and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the area. Biking is a fashionable and eco-friendly way to soak in the coastal ambiance.

Golf Cart Units: For a unique and leisurely way to discover Beaufort, consider renting a golf cart. Golf carts are a trendy mode of transportation in town and provide a fun and convenient way to navigate the streets and waterfront areas. It's a great option for guests looking to add a touch of novelty to their Beaufort experience.

Walking: Beaufort's pedestrian-friendly layout makes it ideal for leisurely strolls. Lace up your walking shoes and venture out to discover the historic district, discover cozy stores, and take in the spectacular waterfront vistas. Many of Beaufort's attractions are within walking distance of Live Oak Cottage.

Car Units: While public transportation may not be available, renting a car is a practical choice if you plan to venture beyond Beaufort to discover close by beaches, state parks, or other coastal towns. Live Oak Cottage provides ample parking space, ensuring you have a secure place to park your rental car.

Boating: For those eager to discover the waterways, islands, and estuaries around Beaufort, renting a boat or joining a guided boat tour is a fantastic option. The day dock with access to Taylor's Creek, conveniently available to guests, serves as a launching point for aquatic adventures.

Local Tours: Beaufort offers various guided tours, including boat tours and historic carriage tours. These tours provide informative and delightful ways to delve into the region's history, culture, and natural beauty.

With bicycles and golf cart units on hand, along with the other transportation options mentioned, you have the flexibility to tailor your Beaufort experience to your preferences. Whether you're cruising the streets in a golf cart, pedaling through town on a bicycle, or embarking on aquatic adventures, Beaufort invites you to discover its coastal charm at your own pace.

About the Area

Located in Beaufort, this vacation home is on a lake. Beaufort Historic Site and Core Creek Bridge are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include North Carolina Maritime Museum and Mount Maker Charters. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

Special Instructions

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Pet Policy

Pets not allowed

Our top New Bern vacation rental booking tips:

When to visit & When to reserve a rental home:

  • Book your vacation rental as early as possible. Rental schedules usually become available a year in advance (or in September just after the Summer season ends). Many families reserve their Summer rental homes during Winter holiday gatherings. Book before these holidays for best selection.
  • Summer time is high season in the New Bern area. To book the largest rental within budget, we recommend reserving in Fall or Spring. You'll benefit from lower rental rates, greater selection, beautiful weather and the absence of large crowds at New Bern restaurants, beaches, and activities.
  • Veterans and Active Duty Military members may be qualified for special discounts. Be sure to ask your prospective property manager whether your family qualifies for a price reduction or discount.
  • Property management companies usually offer guests an option to obtain vacation insurance. Trip insurance, which normally costs anywhere between 1% - 5% of the base reservation price, offers visitors reimbursement of their vacation costs for days missed as a result of medical-related emergencies or weather, as well as ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unexpected hotel overnight or extra gasoline expenses. Trip insurance is definitely a welcome relief if the unforeseen occurs. Ask the property owner for specifics.
  • Many property management companies supply New Bern area visitor guides which will include money-saving offers, either offered directly by local companies, or through a partnership between the property management company and the business itself. You can also find New Bern visitors guide and coupon books at local gas stations and shopping centers.

How to choose the best vacation home:

  • Select a designated group leader, select your vacation week, and choose a max budget.
  • Note the number beds and the bed configuration your family requires. Gray Duck Cottage, Private Beaufort Retreat with Water View, Dock, Gym and Pool has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. If you need a larger or smaller rental, use our search.
  • Precise descriptions of bedrooms and bed sizes & counts is generally accessible on booking pages. If you don't see them listed, call the property manager before you book the property. Remember that most properties list maximum guest capacity, which usually includes sofa beds. You'll need to work out what configuration is optimal for your vacation.
  • If your group is bringing pets, you'll need to book a rental that allows animals. Ask for specifics on breed, weight, and type requirements. Usually, hosts charge pet deposits and fees.
  • Are you looking for unique amenities? Most websites include search filters for amenities. Use these to your advantage to find the perfect rental home.
  • Suitable accessibility amenities can make or break a vacation for guests with disabilities. .

More tips for your visit:

  • Be sure you get the host's phone number and entry/exit procedures for your rental home. Store the manager's contact information in your smartphone.
  • Property managers are available to help! Feel free to ask any questions during your stay.
  • Keep the property locked while you're out! Don't let thieves spoil your trip.
  • Document any issues with the rental during check in, and immediately e-mail them to the property manager. We especially recommend texts and e-mails, as they usually contain built-in time stamps that are useful if a dispute is filed.
  • Be respectful. Often, adjacent homes are filled by permanent residents. Respecting quiet hours and parking policies can make a stay significantly more pleasurable.
  • Don't forget to... Ask a local! Residents can typically help you find the best spots in town. Who better to ask where to find the fresh catch of the day, have a great night on the town, or the best spots for fine dining?
  • Don't leave anything behind! Just before you drive away, take a walk through the rental to reconfirm you've collected all personal belongings. Make sure to check garages, decks, and cabinets for hidden belongings. Clean out the refrigerator and take or dispose of leftovers.
  • Walk through the property a final time and scan for damage. We advise inspecting the property with the host whenever you can (often this isn't possible). If the host isn't available, take video and pictures of the property to record its condition.
  • Did your group have a wonderful vacation? Most rental managers make it easy for guests to provide reviews. If your property and/or property management company was terrific, they will likely appreciate your kind words. If anything was inoperable and they failed to correct it within reason, or if the vacation rental wasn't as described, you'll want to make a note as part of your feedback.

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