• 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms

General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Basic Soaps
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deadbolt Lock On Entryway
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Family
  • Fire
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fireplace
  • First Aid Kit
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Grill
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Lobster Pot
  • Medical
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Police
  • Pool Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

Want a restful holiday, with just enough to keep the family entertained, but not be overwhelmed with hordes and traffic? Located on a peaceful island, just off the North Carolina Coast, this peaceful, 3 bedroom, 4 bath home is over 2300 square feet.
A major plus for this home is that it has 2 living areas! one on the first floor - with a queen sleeper futon, as well as a living area with couch, adore seat and entertainment center, a full bath and outdoor access onto a modest patio.
The top floor is the main living area with open space kitchen, dining, full bath, and 2 separate seating areas! A queen sleeper futon is off to the side in a reading nook. It has a splendid outdoor space with tall adirondack chairs for sound and island vistas.
The middle floor has 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. All bedrooms come with flatscreen TV's with DISH access. The master has a queen sized bed and a 4 piece, ensuite, with jetted tub and 4 foot shower! The 2nd bedroom also has a queen sized bed. Both open onto the sound side outdoor space. The 3rd bedroom has a bunk with a "full" sized bottom and a single upper. The washer and dryer are also on this floor for handy access.
TV's with DISH access are in every room, all linens -sheets and towels, kitchen basics- are supplied at no additional charge. The wireless internet functions everywhere the home.
The top floor is open design with tons of vistas. It includes the kitchen, dining area, reading area, TV area. The dining room table seats 8 with 4 additional barstools at the kitchen counter. The kitchen is supplied with all the modest appliances and standard amenities. A standard gas grille is included. There is also a gas fireplace for cool weather visiting.
The pace on this 20 mile island is laid back, but the area provides many family-aligned niceties. There is a NC Aquarium 2 miles away with programs and scheduled activities. Day trips are conveniently available to light homes and outer banks picnicking. There are even a couple golf courses less than 30 mins. away. Local eateries specialize in new caught seafood, but give choices for all landlubbers. Any last min. needs are close by in major chain stores, top line grocery stores, a regional hospital or walk-in and emergency medical care without the big city, tourist center craziness.

The home's private pier leads to the sound for fishing, clamming, sailing. It is a little shallow for bigger speedboats, except at high tide, but it is great for modest children, sailing, kayaking, jet skis, and sunset viewing.

The sea access is just 3 tenths of a mile away in Salter Path. It is a well-kept secret, because even on holiday weekends, it is smooth to find a 'spot' with some space to spread out your towels, and family - no 'elbow to elbow, listening to someone else's music'. It has outdoor showers, bathrooms, and grilles, and a good number of parking spaces, many of which are shaded. The beach is wide and sandy, and the water has a gradual slope out, including tons of safe places to swim and skim board. (The home has an enclosed outdoor shower with hot and cold water to rinse off sandy feet.)

A modest amusement park and 2 theaters within a few mins. drive give change of pace activities when you a need a break from the sun, sea and salt.

Everything you would need for a peaceful holiday is less than 15 mins. away

Morehead City, Cape Carterette, and Beaufort are modest close by (less than 20 miles!) towns with tons of appeal, as well as art galleries, local museums, antique stores and fresh shopping. New Bern, NC is 45 mins. away and has a real castle, and many historic luxuries.



Keywords: single family, 3 bedroom, sleeps 10, soundfront, sea view

Money Saving Rental Tips

  • Find the tourism bureau in the area you want to travel. Most official tourism bureaus offer printed travel guides with deals for rental homes, dining and tours. These guides may provide a great start to your rental search.
  • Prefer to steer clear of the crowds? Off-peak times provide considerable bargains.
  • Active Duty and veterans of the U.S. Armed forces may be eligible for cost savings. Be sure to ask property owner to see if your visiting group qualifies for a rate reduction.
  • Some rentals are practically designed to serve particular clients, whether it's downtown homes with pier passes, city-center homes with walkable access to night life or waterfront homes that feature private boat launching areas. You'll get the most value from a home which most directly suits your ideal trip setting, regardless if it costs a tad bit more.
  • Rental companies and individual rental owners often offer their clients an opportunity to purchase trip insurance. Trip insurance, which usually will cost you between 1% - 5% of the base term rate, provides visitors reimbursement of their travel costs for any missed as a consequence of personal medical related emergencies or hurricanes, and additionally ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, such as an unplanned hotel stay or additional gas.

General Vacation Rental Tips & Tricks

Many people are shocked to discover the number of rentals are located in New Bern. Rental accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of worldwide research sites like Tripadvisor and VRBO.

Rentals are often owner operated or managed by rental management companies. Property management companies are popular with rental owners mainly because they manage the online marketing and operations..

Seasoned New Bern vacationers have figured out several tips and tricks over the years when it comes to renting rental homes, however most newcomers will be happy to realize that many of these "tricks" are in plain sight, if you recognize where they should look.

How to find and book the perfect rental home:

Do you think "Single family home, but great for sharing with friends or 2 families!" is the perfect rental property for your next vacation? Read through this guide to ensure it fits your preferences.

Start Your Search Early

New Bern vacation rentals book several months (and up to a year) in advance. For the best selection, begin your planning and search Six-Twelve months in advance of your trip. Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years are excellent times to find and reserve your rental..

Select a Village and Date

Consensus can be difficult between loved ones, but once this tricky part is complete everything will start to slide in place.

Selecting an Correctly-Sized Rental property

Take a head count. How many beds and bedrooms will you need? Be aware that a lot of rental homes list maximum guest capacity, which typically includes sofa beds in the home's living room. You'll need to determine what is suitable for the family. Generally rental home listings will outline each one of the unit's specific bedrooms and beds.

Stick to a Budget

Will the preferred rental suit your budget during that choice Summer week? If a few groups or family members are sharing the cost, make sure that each party understands their responsibility and has approved a maximum they are willing to pay. Most rental contracts call for a single individual to be liable for the entire reservation.

Property Amenities

What property features is your family interested in? Do you just desire a vacation rental with a swimming pool, spa or beach volleyball court? Do you wish to be far from the crowds, or near a city setting? Does the home have bikes and beach toys available for use throughout your stay? Gather a list of prioritized "necessities and wants" from your company to help filter your search to the perfect home.

Accessibility and Special Issues to consider

Elderly guests will thank you for not renting a stairs-access-only condominium on the Third floor. Ensure that you remember and ask about wheel chair entry, pool lifts and specialized equipment needs..

Paws-Friendly, Please

Are you or other members of the gang traveling with a family pet? Although a number of rental homes permit canine companions, guidelines and fees fluctuate per rental. Many limitations may possibly eliminate a prospective rental property. Examine your contract thoroughly! Additional fees or deposits may be applied to your contract. When in doubt, ask the property owner and get it in writing.

Searching the Internet

A number of websites exist to match clients with rental home owners.. Besides Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we recommend searching Google for "New Bern local rental properties" for local rental home management companies. Local vacation rental management companies proudly offer an exceptional rental experience.

Negotiate the Price

When you've identified the rentalhome of your dreams, double check to make sure your travel dates are available.

Some rental owners will negotiate rates, and some won't. If they are hesitant to budge on a peak-season trip, try asking for an extra night. Off-peak season offers your best chance to make a deal for a reduced rate.

Study the Total Contract

Learn which of the following is included in your quoted rate:

  • Power bills
  • WIFI Access
  • Phone service
  • Pool and hot tub heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • Housekeeping
  • Trash collection
  • Maintenance (get a phone number)
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking Fees

Get a total that incorporates state taxes, pet and other additional fees.

Cancellations Happen

Cancellation policies vary with each vacation rental. Rental home management companies and home owners often offer their clients the option to buy trip insurance. Trip insurance guards the renter against emergency situations and weather events, It gives reassurance should tragedy strike.

Complete the Reservation

When everything seems correct, it's finally time for you to sign a rental agreement. You will likely be asked to submit a security deposit at time of booking.

Get Contact Info

Don't forget to get the manager's contact phone number and entry/exit procedures for your rental property. We suggest storing the contact's information in your cell phone and wallet.

Congratulations! All that is left is enjoying your visit!

During your Stay

  • Record the condition of the rental home right away. We also advise promptly calling the rental home manager with a report of any wear and tear, along with your request for any critical repairs.
  • If there is any ambiguity about parking, rules of the house, condo access, pool operation, etc... we suggest you ask the rental home manager immediately. A phone call can save hours of difficulties.
  • Remember to be a good neighbor. . Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by visitors next to your primary residence.
  • Ask a local. Natives are a great source of recommendations.
  • Make sure that you protect the rental owner (and your things!) by keeping the rental locked up while you are away, just like you would in your own home.

Leaving Paradise

  • Clean up a little. Although you're having to pay a housekeeping fee, The rental home is required to be in sound condition. Sinks stuffed with dishes, substantial sand on the floors and sticky messes ought to be remedied before leaving.
  • When your things are all out, perform a walk-through of the property to verify no damage occurred during your stay. Whenever you can, do this walk-out assessment with the property owner present. If the property manager is not available, ensure that you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you enjoy your vacation rental? Just about all vacation rental management companies and vacation rental websites allow customers to give comments. If the rental and/or property manager was top-notch, they will appreciate your recommendations. If anything went wrong, we suggest being kind but sincere with regards to stay. Top owners and managers will try very hard to rectify the problem.

Iterate

How did they like the rental? If everything was wonderful, next year's trip planning is going to be easy. If the rental wasn't perfect, and you will better understand how to refine your search for the next time.

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