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About this Property
--Welcome to Xanadu East! Brand new updates for 2019, it's splendid! We are an oceanfront duplex with amazing vistas and great for families with children, aunts, uncles, grandparents, friends and more.
--Xanadu East is a light, radiant and airy oceanfront duplex with exceptional, sweeping sea vistas. Two oceanfront and two sea view bedrooms help you feel at home with your friends and family in the charmingly finished beach home. Ceiling fans help spread the sea winds to every room. Two generous decks and a few steps to the wide expanse of beach frontage enhance every moment at Xanadu. Watch the dolphins lazily pass by, often taking time to frolic and fish in the surf. Pelicans and seabirds galore. Surf fishing both in and out of season is attractive. Clean your fish and have them for dinner! Do get a license.
--This duplex sits taller and closer to the sea than its neighbors which makes for dazzling vistas! One can see all the way from Indian Beach to the Point from the top outdoor space. We've discovered that by being closer to the sea (while not giving up good beach depth) life with children and especially little ones is just much easier! You can see your children conveniently from the outdoor space if you'd like to have a drink or you just take a few steps and you are right on the beach with them. You don't have to put up a big umbrella or pack food or drinks as you are so close to the shaded decks and home. There is a generous outdoor shower with hot and cold water outdoor for cleaning off all of the sand that seems to get everywhere!
--We attempt to maintain Xanadu East in the most charming condition we can give. 2019 brings a brand new kitchen with up to date cabinets and drawers; a new stove and microwave, a combo coffee maker, renovated lighting and new bench seating at the table! Check out the all-new artwork, all the photos are taken by our family to showcase our appreciate of the Crystal Coast. The referbished decks flow off the living area creating an extraordinary place to gather with family, friends and superb vistas.
--Two very roomy decks are accessed through the sliders in the sea front bedrooms. The first floor outdoor space is completely shaded and is supplied with polywood chairs and rockers, foot rests, and side tables. A hammock for your fun and extravagance! Makes for a great place to relax and watch the surf, read a rent, and just savor. A picnic table provides painless eating space. The top outdoor space, has a huge dining table and makes for a great place to eat a meal. Also supplied are polywood chairs and rockers along with a picnic table and umbrella and a couple of chaise lounges. Each outdoor space has an exit gate to keep children and dogs where you need them.
--Our duplex has a reverse floor plan with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the first floor. All 3 bedrooms have sea vistas. Two of them have full oceanfront vistas thru sizable double sliding glass doors. The first of the oceanfront bedrooms has a queen size bed and an attached full bathroom. The other oceanfront bedroom has two double beds accepting for a max. of 4 people. The third bedroom on first floor has a pretty queen bed and is across the hall from the full bathroom.
__First level has three roomy bedrooms and two full baths, new washer and dryer. Two of the three bedrooms have sliding doors to the outdoor space and the sea. Be lulled to sleep by the sound of the sea and awaken to a handsome sunrise from the east! Dolphins may enhance your morning wake
--The oceanfront bedrooms accept the sound of the surf to lull you to sleep. When you awaken to the sun rising to the east the sea becomes a diamond studded picture. All you need to do is open the sliding doors, walk a few feet to the steps and you will be on the beach
--The second floor includes the living area, kitchen, dining area and a second master bedroom and bathroom. The second floor has a vaulted ceiling with canned lighting and fans in both the appealing area, the dining area and bedroom. Two sets of sliding doors give an marvelous amount of light to the entire second floor. You can eat in the dining area and your digestion will be aided by the vistas of the Atlantic Sea beckoning to you. A huge bay window provides additional light.
--The second floor master has a calming king size bed and includes both an sea view and a sound view looking through the side windows or front windows. This bedroom has its own master bath with a double shower which has seats and a sizable closet.
--For those that want to discover the island, there are plenty of activities away from the beach for everybody in your group. For the active: bicycling (units available on island), golf, kayak and boat units, mini-golf, amusement park, horseback riding, volleyball, water park, driving range, skating, off-shore fishing, kite-flying. For the sightseer and shopper: There is Morehead City, Beaufort waterfront, Swansboro waterfront stores and antiques, Emerald Isle stores, North Carolina Aquarium and more.
__ We give gates at the top of each outdoor stairway, beach chairs (limited), beach towels, sand toys, beach umbrellas, body boards, modest infant wading pool (not always available based on prior guest usage), charcoal grille, hammock, 3 picnic tables, outdoor space chairs, rockers, chaises, games, puzzles, books, videos and DVDs. We supply complimentary toilet paper and paper towels for your arrival. Pack your clothes and leave the rest to us.
__Flat screen TVs in living room area and all bedrooms. Undercover parking. You can prepare all meals in (very?!) or have informal dining 24/7 (very?!) in the The completely supplied kitchen... smooth to work in.
---Childrens will delight with the ease of reaching the beach. No dragging "stuff" across the street. Wake up, a speedy breakfast, grab some sand toys and off they go. Parents can effortlessly supervise their little ones! One of the peerless activities for little ones is to lounge in the wading pool on the outdoor space. Cool water, hose to keep it coming, and no sand! A brief rest in the hammock for two or three and then...back to the beach.
---A Most first-rate Buy at Emerald Isle, the jewel of Carteret County's Crystal Coast! Every month is a enchanting month at Emerald Isle. Come in April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December! Spend a week, a month, a year or a lifetime! Find peaceful moments and nature's enjoyment techniques. Put us at the beginning of your agenda rent!.
__XANADU EAST IS THE WAY THE BEACH SHOULD BE!!!! Light and brilliant oceanfront duplex. Panoramic view. Painless to create an marvelous beach experience.
__REMINDER: DON'T MISS OUT. RENT NOW !
__FULLY RENTED 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, 2014, 2015,2016 and 2017, 2018 and 2019. 2020 bookings already in. SUMMER SEASON. XANADU EAST SPEAKS FOR ITSELF. RENT NOW FOR SPRING, SUMMER, FALL, WINTER 2018 and 2019.
_Located on the delightful Crystal Coast of Carteret County, Emerald Isle is located south of Cape Hatteras. WE ARE THE SOUTHERN OUTER BANKS (SOBX) The beach community is family aligned, peaceful and never busy! A brief drive will give plenty of activities for you and your family.
__North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knolls Shore, Miniature golf,water park, eateries, Morehead City and Beaufort docks to rent deep-sea fishing boats or take a trip to the Cape Lookout Lighthouse and come away with an striking supply of shells. Always plenty of beach space for your holiday enjoyment. EXQUISITE sunrise and sunsets to begin and end glorious beach days. Quiet strolls along the beach 24/7! Outer Banks Wildlife Shelter within 15 mins.. Hammocks Beach State Park, Bear Island, Harker's Island, Cedar Island, deep sea fishing. (black sea bass, vermilion snapper, amber jack, mahi-mahi, trigger fish et al. Couldn't ask for much more. Plenty of shopping for just about anything a beach lover might want to buy! Food Lion and a new Publix is handily located for those who develop an appetite on the beach.
__On a rainy day or evening or any day try Mac Daddy's Entertainment Center. Bowling, games, great snack food, golf, Go-Karts, or create outstanding family time. Storms over the sea are often nature's special entertainment. Watch just one.
How to Save Money on Your Rental
- Many management companies and rental houses supply New Bern area travel discount magazines which include promotions, either offered independently by local companies, or utilizing a relationship between the management company and the local merchant itself. Keep an eye out for these books and coupon books, because this allows vacationers to enjoy those wonderful attractions at a quite often significantly discounted.
- Are you willing to change your dates? Off-peak times provide significant deals.
- Are you a armed forces veteran? Plenty of property management companies provide price savings to vets and active-duty military. Be sure to check with property manager to see if your visiting gang is eligible for a rate reduction.
- Is there a particular experience you are mainly looking forward to during your stay? You'll receive the best value from a home that most directly matches your ideal vacation setting, regardless if it costs a bit more.
- Give thought to getting trip insurance together with your rental contract. Trip insurance, which generally costs somewhere between 1% - 5% of the base stay rate, provides buyers reimbursement of their travel expenses for any days missed as a result of health emergencies or hurricanes, in addition to ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, such as an unanticipated hotel stay or additional fuel.
How to Book a Vacation Home
Some people are shocked to discover just how many properties are offered in their area of interest. With such a big selection, guests are certain to locate a property that fits their desires and price range.
The majority of rental homes in New Bern are privately operated and many are represented by established local rental management companies. Property management companies are well-liked by owners mainly because they manage the internet marketing and operations..
We've constructed a brief guide to help you get the most from your rental property experience.
Where to find and book a great vacation home:
Before you start to book "Welcome to Xanadu East. Book now for 2020. Already filling up! ", examine our short checklist of things to consider.
The Sooner You Begin, The Better The Choices
New Bern vacation homes are reserved several months (and up to a year) in advance. For the best selection, begin your planning and search 6-12 months in advance of a trip. Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years are excellent times to plan and reserve your rental..
Pick your Place and Travel Week
Start by deciding which specific area of New Bern you prefer to visit, and the determine travel dates.
Pick a Size
Keep a list of attendees. How many beds and bedrooms will you need? Be aware that most homes list maximum guest capacity, which often includes sofa beds in the living area. You will need to figure out what is acceptable for the group. Generally vacation home listings will summarize each of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattress sizes.
Commit to a Budget
Will the chosen vacation property fit your budget during that choice Summer week? If a few individuals or family members are sharing the cost, make certain each person understands their obligations and has approved a maximum they are prepared to contribute. Most rental agreements call for a single individual to be liable for the whole reservation.
Let's Talk Amenities
What amenities is your family trying to find? Are you looking for a rental with outdoor lounge? Will the property need to be oceanfront, the downtown area, or near wildlife? Are bed sheets included with the rental, or will you need to bring your own? Make a list of priority amenities to facilitate filter your search.
Accessibility and Special Issues to consider
Appropriate accessibility could make or break a vacation for the less-mobile. If wheel chair access, elevators, pool lifts or other specialized equipment is needed, factor that into your search. Almost all vacation home listings will include a list of amenities.
Take the Dog
Remember to include your pets. Dog guidelines are different at each property. Read descriptions thoroughly. Make certain to read agreements and contracts carefully. Extra fees or costs may be applied to your agreement. Ask questions *before* you reserve!
Its Time to Search
As soon as the place, travel dates and family members are decided, search multiple resources for the best vacation home selection. In combination with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we recommend searching Google for "New Bern local vacation homes" for local vacation rental management companies. In addition to offering exclusive rental properties, local agencies provide excellent service..
Negotiate the Price
Re-read the description to ensure the rental home has everything required. If it is lacking, the home management company may know of very similar homes that fit your desires and budget..
Some rental owners will negotiate rates, and some will not. If they are hesitant to budge on a highly-desirable trip, try getting an extra night. Your easiest prospects for a reduced rate will be changing to a less desirable week.
Read Through The Contract
Read the complete contract and be sure you understand who is liable for:
- Utility bills
- WIFI Access
- Long Distance Calls
- Hot Tub Heating
- Pay Per View Movies
- Cleaning Fees
- Trash collection
- Maintenance policies
- Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
- Parking Fees
Get a total that incorporates state taxes, pet and other extra fees.
Cancelling your Rental
Cancellation policies vary with each vacation rental. Many rental home contracts include an option for trip insurance. Trip insurance, which usually costs anywhere between 1% - 5% of your standard rental home rate, provides guests with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent rental property costs) for any nights missed resulting from personal health care emergencies or weather, as well as hurricane evacuation costs, such as a unanticipated hotel stay or extra gas.
Book your Rental Property
After you believe you've identified "the one", start the booking process. You will probably be asked to submit a security deposit at time of reservation.
Get Contact Information
Put the property manager's contact information into your smartphone and wallet for convenient access to answers during your visit.
Congratulations! All that is left is making the most of your vacation!
During your Stay
- Take notes of any damage soon after you arrive. Get in touch with the rental manager immediately to report your findings.
- Should there be any ambiguity about vehicle parking, rules of the property, property access, swimming pool functions, etc... we recommend you ask the rental manager immediately. A quick phone call helps prevent many headaches.
- Don't forget to respect your neighbors. Permanent residents more often than not live within earshot. Respecting late-night quiet hours and parking restrictions can make a vacation much more pleasurable.
- Ask a local. Local people can often point you in the right direction. Who better to ask where to get the best nachos, have a great date night, or the best places for shopping?
- Enjoy your stay! Make sure to protect the owner (and your things!) by keeping the home secured when you are away, exactly like you would at home.
When its Time to Leave
- Clean up a little. Although you're paying a house cleaning fee, The vacation rental should really be in sound condition. Kitchen sinks full of pots and pans, substantial sand on the floor and sticky messes should be remedied before leaving.
- As soon as everything is out, do a walk-through of the property to make certain no damage occurred in the course of your remain. Whenever you can, do this walk-out assessment with the property manager present. If the property manager is not available, make certain you take photos of the property to record its condition.
- Did you enjoy your rental? Nearly all rental websites seek feedback after your stay is complete. Owners and rental managers will appreciate your glowing ratings. If something went wrong, we suggest being understanding but honest with regards to your rental experience. Top owners and managers will try very hard to solve the situation.
Hold a meeting with your traveling companions. Did everyone have a great time? If everything was exceptional, next year's trip planning is going to be relatively easy. Otherwise, you've acquired invaluable experience to help with the next search.