About this Property
- Sleeps 7
- 3 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- Private vacation home
- Approximately 1500 square feet
Direct beachfront duplex with humongous deck overlooking the dunes and Oceanna Fishing Pier. When you vacation at the beach you want to be AT the beach not near the beach. Keys are supplied via a lock box, so check-in has no in person contact.
Our family has owned this unit for over 25 years, and we do annual updates for our guests' comfort. The 2020 and early 2021 period gave us an opportunity to do a total remodel with replacing most of the drywall, new floor, and fans. We have new modern appliances, deck furnishings just as a hotel would, hammocks below the deck and my favorite feature, outside enclosed showers with HOT & cold water for your outdoor showering enjoyment.
New wall colors, more parking and new covered entryway are just a few of the upgrades. We provide pretty much everything you need to walk in and relax. We provide a completely supplied kitchen with spices, paper goods (when in short supply bring toilet paper and paper towels but we do start you off) , zip lock bags, aluminum foil ( bottom drawer beside refrigerator has paper towels and toilet paper) and just ask that you restock if you have time so the next guest has everything they need.
Each unit is a mirror image of the other except for color schemes and floor. Both units are refreshed annually, and for 2022, we added a UVC germicidal light in our ductwork to kill viruses and mold to help make our heating and air system cleaner and better for those with allergies.
The Vacation Rental By Owner listing for the sister listing is 666411, so you can read the reviews there if you like. We also have a cleaning crew who lives locally to keep the unit in great shape throughout the season and follows current 2023 cleaning recommendations. Each side has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths plus the outdoor shower provides outdoor comfort when you come back from the beach. The giant outdoor deck accepts everybody to spend time outside and eat on the deck, too, if you like. It's a great experience preparing your food with the included outdoor grille, just replaced in 2022. Recent upgrades include a few new ceiling fans, new 4 burner stainless steel grille, new couch, new stove and new twin XL beds in the 3rd bedroom. If you adore sunsets and sunrises, please look at our photos. You'll notice very few sunrise photos (by choice) but tons of sunset photos. This is a rare east/west facing beach, so you get fabulous sunrises and marvelous sunsets. We provide beach chairs and some toys for the kids too but remember to bring your beach towels.
Our neighbors own and manage the only privately owned Event Venue on the NC coast "The Cottage at The Crystal Coast" which is 5 homes up from ours. They host live events, concerts and weddings so check them out at www.thecottage.com. You might see a concert listed on their "live events" calendar and decide to walk to the concert with your friends or book a wedding event for the future and have guests stay at our units.
Having the pier just a few hundred yards away is an amenities you are sure to savor. Even if you don't fish, you can walk on the pier and see if anyone else is having luck and appreciating a drink from their bar or, better yet, make one and take it with you. If you like to surf, either side of the pier creates fantastic breakers and has always been known as one of the best surf spots on the island. If you would rather fish and don't like the pier, surf fishing right in front of our home can provide lunch or dinner!
You'll quickly notice our beach is very huge, wide, clean and relatively uncrowded. Our end of the beach is primarily single family homes for low density uncrowded beaches. If you want to walk the beach you can head towards the circle (town center for Atlantic Beach) and visit the world famed TackleBox (locals dive bar), have a beverage outside at Idle Hour or eat at one of numerous eateries. Just a few blocks from our unit (painless walk) can have you at Amos Mosquito's, arguably one of the best eateries around and the Island Grille, which is just up the street. It may be modest but the food is fantastic. You can always drive over to the Morehead City waterfront and choose between a dozen different eateries or head over to Beaufort and shop and dine on the waterfront.
Whithaven is a special place, I hope you get the opportunity to join us and see for yourself.
About the Area
Located in Atlantic Beach, this vacation home is on the beach. Anchorage Marina and Triple S Marina are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail and Rachel Carson Reserve. North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores and North Carolina Maritime Museum are also worth visiting. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Know Before you Go
A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property
2 total (up to 50 lbs per pet)