• 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deadbolt Lock On Entryway
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Family
  • Fire
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Foosball
  • Grill
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Medical
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Oven
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Police
  • Private Pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

Savor your holiday and make memories at AFTER DUNE DELIGHT! Our NEWLY REMODELED 2nd row beach home with Sea Vistas has a brand new pool and volleyball court. It is located off Coast Guard Road (avoid ALL the traffic after the E.I. bridge going into town) and is located at the end of a street, so traffic is minimal. Sea Vistas from the 2nd and 3rd story decks are elegant and the Sea wind is invigorating.

The 3rd floor has 2 Bedrooms (each with King Size Beds) that open up to the covered outdoor space with amazing Beach Vistas. Each bedroom has a bathroom attached. The one bath also has a door that can be accessed by the 3rd floor living room/bunk bed area (Full over Full with a twin trundle). There is a door to this room.

The 2nd floor has 2 Bedrooms (one King Size Bed & one Full over Full Bunk Bed with twin trundle), one bath, laundry closet, and an open Living Room, Dining Room and Kitchen. The 2nd story has a very deep outdoor space with great Sea Vistas has a picnic table, swinging bench and is accessed via the LR and DR.

The 1st floor (ground floor) has an additional room (one Queen Bed & a twin over twin bunk bed), and a open setting with a Kitchen, Dining Room and Living Room with a FOOSBALL TABLE. The LR and DR open up to a cement patio underneath the decks with a BEAN BAG TOSS & access to the Pool & Volleyball Court.

Child helpful, Minimum age 24. Please text driver's license upon renting to verify age. Please no Animals or Smoking.

Beds: (3) King + (1) Queen + (2) Full over Full bunk beds w twin trundle + (1) Twin over twin bunk bed.
Baths (4)

Practical extras include complimentary WiFi/internet, cable, TVs in all Bedrooms & all 3 Living Rooms (50 inches), one completely outfitted kitchen, charcoal grille, 2 outdoor showers (one enclosed, one not enclosed), generous outdoor space furnishings for outdoor living & gorgeous sea vistas.

After Dune Delight rents weekly Saturday to Saturday during the peak season with flexible arrival/departure days during the Winter, Spring, and Fall.

We give tidy bedroom, kitchen and bathroom linens. We also give bathroom and kitchen products (shampoo, conditioner, body soap, hand soap, dishwasher soap, laundry soap, fabric softener, stain remover, basic spices, trash bags, a couple toilet paper rolls per bathroom & two paper towels per kitchen). Linens are delivered the morning you arrive and are taken away the day you leave. Providing a Clean House is very important to us so we cannot accept family dogs and cats or smoking in the home. We use individuals to give services and the employees are honored to do exceptional work for you. Please repay them with the same kindness and leave the home in a manner in which you would leave your home.

If you need beach chairs and umbrellas contact Island Essentials (252-354-8887). Please bring your own beach gear including towels!

FUN THINGS TO DO ON THE ISLAND (COMPLIMENTARY & RENTALS):

• Swimming & Playing in the Sea, Shelling, Boating, Kayaking, Kite-boarding, Paddle-boarding, Wind surfing, Surfing, Jet-skiing
Fishing, Clamming, Bicycling/Jogging/Walking (Miles of Bicycle Paths), putt-putt, water park, movie theater.

• NC Aquarium in Pine Knoll Shores (middle of the island, approx.15 mins. away)

• Fine Dining, Ice Cream & Candy Stores, Coffee Stores, present stores, nail salons, etc.

FUN THINGS TO DO OFF THE ISLAND Site-Seeing / Day-Trips on & off the Crystal Coast

• Historic Beaufort (45 mins. away) NC’s 3rd Oldest Town, Waterfront Gift-shopping, NC Maritime Museum, kayak trips over to the Island full of wild Ponies. Blackbeard's home. 1700's Cemetery with a few Revolutionary War Soldiers laid to rest in it.

• Cape Lookout Lighthouse (45 min. car ride, then a boat ride over to the Island). Take your bathing suit and gear!

• Shackleford Banks – Wild Spanish Horses

• Cedar Point - Two Outside Markets with food and homemade crafted vendor items!

• Historic Swansboro - food, stores, and a park.

• Hammocks Beach State Park - Day Trips to the undeveloped barrier Island

• Fort Macon – Historic Civil War Fort

• Fishing Trips (Swansboro, Cedar Point, MHC, Beaufort, Island)

• Theodore Roosevelt National Maritime Forest

Our MAIN DESIRE is that you have LOTS of fun, decompress from the hustle and bustle, make fabulous memories & please BE SAFE! Please read the following on the Emerald Isle website regarding RIP CURRENTS.

* One owner is NC licensed real unit agent.

Wallet-Friendly Tips

  • Many rental owners and vacation rental properties supply Morehead City area promotional travel books which include money-saving promotions, either offered independently by merchants, or through a relationship between the property manager and the local itself. Keep an eye out for these books and coupon books, because this allows travelers to enjoy the same wonderful activities with a typically substantial discounted.
  • Just want to stay away from crowds of people and reduce costs? Off-peak times provide substantive markdowns.
  • Are you a armed forces veteran? Several vacation rental companies offer special discounts to vets and active-duty military. Be sure to ask vacation rental company to see if your visiting crew qualifies for a discount.
  • Some properties are particularly designed for specific types of travellers. Large event homes are great for weddings, receptions and corporate retreats. Some rentals cater to beach bums. Other properties are positioned close to music venues. If there's a certain Morehead City activity you simply love, be on the lookout for rentals that cater especially to you.
  • Give thought to obtaining trip insurance with your lease contract. Trip insurance, which usually will cost you between 1% - 5% of the basic stay price, offers vacationers reimbursement of their travel expenses for any missed resulting from medical-related emergencies or hurricanes, as well as ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or charges, like an unplanned hotel room stay or extra gasoline. Trip insurance can be a bank account-saver if the unforseen occurs (heaven forbid!).

The Rental Process

Newcomers are sometimes surprised at the range and selection of short term properties available in the Morehead City area. Rental home accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of essential research sites like Tripadvisor and VRBO.

Rental homes are often owner operated or managed by property management companies. For property owners not directly involved with the management of their rental, management companies are instrumental in helping guests with reserving, check-in, house cleaning, and any routine service problems that may arise.

Seasoned Morehead City vacationers have discovered a handful of tips and tricks over the years when it comes to renting rentals, however many newcomers will be delighted to know that many of these "techniques" are in plain sight, if you recognize where they should search.

Where to find and book the best rental property:

Do you think " 2nd row Ocean Views, Private Pool & Volleyball Ct" is the perfect rental home for your next visit? Browse through this checklist to ensure it fits your preferences.

Search Early and Frequently

Morehead City rental properties start booking early. Booking your rental home 6-12 months before your travel dates is highly recommended, whenever possible. Holiday reunions can be a popular time for family groups to plan their Summer escapes..

Find your Area and Identify Dates

Agreement can be complicated among relatives, but as soon as this tricky part is complete everything will start to fall in place.

Selecting an Correctly-Sized Vacation rental

Keep a list of attendees. How many beds and bedrooms will you be needing? Consider that most properties advertise maximum guest capacity, which usually includes sofa beds in the living area. You will need to figure out what is suitable for your group. Precise descriptions of bedrooms and beds are typically accessible on the internet. If not, get in touch with the property manager before you book.

Decide on Your Budget

The majority of vacation homes are marketed with a cost range. Determine the cost for your selected trip. It may be at the high end of the range. Make sure you get cost-sharing commitments from family and friends prior to booking an expensive vacation property. Most rental agreements require a single person to be in charge of the full reservation.

Its All About Amenities

What amenities is the group searching for? Is a screened porch a necessity? Would you like to be away from it all, or close to a city setting? Are extras like beach chairs, gas grills, umbrellas, buggies or coolers available and included in your rental home fee? Gather a list of "necessities and preferences" from your group to help narrow your search to the most appropriate property.

Special Criteria

Do individual members of your crew have specific needs? Be sure to remember and ask about wheel chair entry, pool lifts and specialized equipment requirements..

Your Puppy Needs a Holiday, Too

Do not forget to include your companion! Animals are welcome at many vacation homes, but guidelines differ. Many limitations may dismiss a potential vacation property. Examine your agreement very carefully! Extra charges may apply when animals are added. When in doubt, ask the property manager and get it in writing.

The best places to Search

A number of internet resources exist to match visitors with rental owners.. Together with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Morehead City local rentals" for local vacation rental management companies. Local rental home management companies proudly offer a top-quality rental experience.

Negotiate the Price

When you've spotted your dream rental, check to confirm your vacation dates are available.

While not true for all properties, many property owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If the price isn't negotiable, the number of nights might be. Your greatest prospects for a lower rate will be shifting to a less desirable week.

Study The Agreement

Find out which of the following is included in your quoted rate:

  • Power bills
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Telephone service
  • Pool and hot tub heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • Cleaning Service
  • Trash Pickup (and which day?)
  • Maintenance (get a phone number)
  • Key exchange
  • Parking Fees

Get a total that incorporates taxes, animal and other extra fees.

Cancellation Policies

Ensure that you understand the cancellation policy before reserving. You'll likely be offered trip insurance. Trip insurance, which ordinarily costs somewhere between 1% - 5% of your base rental rate, provides travellers with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent rental home costs) for any nights missed a result of personal health-related emergencies or storms, as well as hurricane evacuation expenses, such as a unforeseen hotel stay or additional gas.

Complete the Booking

As soon as you believe you've found "the one", start the reservation process. You will likely be asked to submit a security deposit at time of booking.

Get Contact Details

Put the property manager's contact information into your phone and wallet for quick access to answers during your trip.

Good luck on booking your rental home! You're on your way to a fabulous vacation!

During your Stay

  • Take notes of any problems immediately after you arrive. Get in touch with the property manager right away to report your findings. If there is a dispute about responsibility later, having the documented problems and contact attempts could be valuable.
  • When there is any ambiguity about vehicle parking, rules of the property, condo access, pool functions, etc... we suggest you ask the rental manager immediately. A phone call can save hours of trouble.
  • Please be respectful of the community. More often than not, adjacent properties are lived in by permanent locals. Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by visitors next to your residence.
  • Ask a local. Natives are a great source of suggestions. Who better to ask where to get the best chicken wings, have a great date night, or the best areas for night life?
  • Enjoy your stay! Be sure to protect the property owner (and your things!) by keeping the home secured while you are away, exactly like you would in your own home.

Checking Out

  • Tidy up a lttle bit. Despite the fact that you're paying a housekeeping fee, The rental needs to be in good shape. Kitchen sinks brimming with pots and pans, substantial beach sand on the floors and sticky messes should be remedied before you leave.
  • Once everything is out, perform a walk-through of the property to be certain no property damage occurred in the course of your remain. If you can, do this walk-out review with the property manager present. If the property manager is not available, be sure to take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • How would you rate your experience? Just about all property management companies and rental home sites allow renters to give feedback. If your property and/or property manager was great, they'll appreciate your praise. If something went wrong, we suggest being kind but honest about your experience. Top owners and managers will try hard to fix the issue.

Learn from your Stay

Did everybody have a good time? If everything was perfect, next year's family vacation planning is going to be relatively easy. Maybe the rental was not perfect, and you'll better know how to refine your search for the next trip.

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