• 7 Bedrooms
  • 6.5 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Books
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Elevator
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Games
  • Grill
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Historic
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Pets Considered
  • Pool Table
  • Private Pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Romantic
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Toys
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

In musical terms, 'adagio' refers to a slow, graceful, and laid-back tempo. This showplace exudes tranquility and serenity and serves as the just right family getaway! Reconnect, recharge, and rejoice at Adagio! Located in the modren and gated Dolphin Ridge community, Adagio in Sea provides travelers with southern tropical elegance, timeless appeal, and modern amenities in this 7 bedroom, 5.5 bath well-appointed and stylishly finished PET FRIENDLY beach home.

The sea vistas from the top floor of Adagio glisten through the prolific windows of the open living/dining/kitchen floor plan. Lovingly redone by the owners, of whom one is a professional interior designer, the living area includes 10 full size recliners and a nooked bench seat. Gather around the 55 inch Intelligent TV with sound bar in the living room or watch a game of pool played across the room on the grand Oldhausen pool table. There's plenty of room as red leather bench seats hug two walls of the pool table and kitchen areas. The dining area graciously hosts three separate dining tables, a enormous rectangular table that seats 8 agreeably, a dazzling table of four, and an elevated bistro table for 4 at the bar. And the kitchen~~my goodness! The kitchen provides everything you could possibly want to prepare, prepare, and serve a comfortable feast. This well appointed kitchen is delightfully supplied with two dishwashers, two fridges, 2 coffee pots, and all the necessary appliances and silverware. The laundry room is ideally located off of the kitchen and includes the aforementioned additional refrigerator and stacked washer/dryer. A half-bath is located off of the dramatic top floor staircase. Two bedrooms, a playful children's room with twin trundle beds, and an impressive splendid master suite with direct outdoor space access complete the inside of the top level's floor plan.

The middle level of Adagio includes the majority of the home's bedrooms, all exquisitely adorned in a vibrant kaleidoscope of majestic colors. Two of the four king bedrooms are highlighted with direct sea outdoor space access. Three of these four king bedrooms are en suite (be sure to check out the charming picture of that illustrious tiled bronze and pumpkin bathroom!) The remaining king bedroom shares a hall bathroom with the queen bed/twin sleeper/couch chair bedroom. Splendor, rhythm, and sophistication afford each bedroom its own character and every bedroom includes a flat screen hi-definition, Bluetooth-compatible TV with Blu-Ray DVD player. Yes, in every bedroom!! For early risers, a second floor coffee station will start your morning as you slip outdoor to watch the sun peak over the water.

Positioned ideally on the bottom floor of Adagio is a peaceful, 'get-away from it all' crash pad for children of all ages! This additional/media room includes the same premier TV system as in the living area so snuggle into the peaceful king-sized davenport and catch up on your favorite programs and movies! Don't forget your popcorn and drink! The third refrigerator is located right outdoor the media room~smooth access for visitors using the pool/hut tub/media room.....and there's a microwave in the media room to boot!

The bottom floor opens directly to the six person hot tub and stimulating swimming pool. The enclosed lawn around the pool sports a exhilarating calming area~just add sunshine! Upon entering from the bottom floor, visitors will find immediate elevator access for ease in traversing the remaining floors of Adagio.

There's nothing more alluring than strolling down your own private walkway to that limitless blue sea! A double benched landing affords visitors the most expansive of vistas. Adagio abounds with plentiful outdoor space seating on both decks as well. You'll want to watch the sun rise and set off of the two sizable decks outfitted with rocking chairs, lounges, and picnic table. The owners give beach chairs and beach towels for visitors' use.

Parking is never a concern as the driveway will restfully accept up to seven cars. As the owners are fellow dog lovers and owners, they understand the importance of bringing your dog on holiday. Adagio is pet neighborly! Please understand a non-returnable pet fee will be charged per dog.

PLEASE NOTE: Adagio rents on a SATURDAY TO SATURDAY basis. ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING!

Tips to Save Money on your Rental

  • Find the official tourism bureau where you want to travel. Most tourism bureaus will offer you travel guides with deals for accommodations, restaurants and tours. These guides can provide a great start to your rental search.
  • Can you shift your trip dates? The off-peak shoulder seasons will offer you fantastic rates on weekly rentals.
  • Several vacation rental companies and owners offer special discounts for active duty and veteran members of the Military, or repeat visitors to the same rental home. Make sure to confirm with property management company to see if your vacationing group qualifies for a price reduction.
  • Some rentals are essentially catered to specific clients, whether it is oceanside homes with weekly fishing pier passes, city-center homes with walkable access to night life or waterfront homes that have private boat launching areas. If there's a specific Morehead City atteaction that you love, keep an eye out for properties that cater especially to you.
  • Management companies and individual rental home owners frequently offer their clients the opportunity to purchase trip insurance coverage. Trip insurance, which usually add anywhere between 1% - 5% of the basic vacation rental cost, offers travellers reimbursement of their trip expenses for any days missed as a consequence of personal medical related emergencies or hurricanes, and additionally ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unanticipated motel stay or additional gasoline.

General Vacation Rental Advice

You may be pleasantly surprised to learn how many vacation rentals are available at your destination. Rental homes are gaining in popularity among vacationers, and visitors will find that the sheer number of rental properties available makes it possible to find an suitable retreat to accommodate their Morehead City family, from calm condos to massive event homes with several bedrooms.

Rental homes are usually owner operated or managed by rental management companies. Property management companies are liked by rental owners because they manage the marketing and operations..

Seasoned Morehead City vacationers have discovered a handful of tips and tricks throughout the years with regards to renting rental properties, however many beginners will be happy to know that several "tips" are in plain sight, if you recognize where to look.

Searching for and booking the right vacation property:

Before you decide to book "Gated Dolphin Ridge Luxury~this home is absolutely stunning!", read through our brief list of things to consider.

The Sooner You Start, The Better The Choices

Like many renowned destinations, In Morehead City the best rentals are booked early. For the best selection, start your planning and search 6-Twelve months before a trip. Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years are excellent times to plan and reserve your rental..

Find your Area and Determine Dates

Quite often, the most challenging part of preparing for your vacation is figuring out where to go, and when. Once the big decisions are resolved, the rest will be easier.

Bedrooms and Bed Sizes Matter

Keep a list of attendees. How many beds and bedrooms will you be needing? Keep in mind that most rental homes advertise maximum guest capacity, which often includes sofa beds in the living area. You'll need to figure out what is most appropriate for your party. Generally vacation home listings will describe each one of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattress sizes.

Stick to a Budget

Many rental homes are presented with a price range. Determine the cost for your chosen stay. It might be at the top end of the range. If multiple individuals or family members are sharing the cost, check to make sure each group knows their obligations and has agreed to a maximum they are prepared to pay. A single member of your group must be in charge of gathering repayments and agreeing to responsibility for the whole rental fee at time of booking.

Compose a list of "Preferences" and "Necessities"

What amenities is your family interested in? Is a screened deck a requirement? Do you desire to be far from the crowds, or close to civilization? Will the unit have bikes and beach toys available for use as part of your stay? Gather a list of prioritized "needs and wants" from your group to help filter your search to the most suitable rental.

Accessibility and Special Things to consider

Often times the older generation has challenges with stairs. If wheel chair entry, elevators, pool lifts or other specialized devices are necessary, include that into your search. Most vacation rental postings will include a list of amenities.

Paws-Friendly, Please

Make sure you include your pets. Pet policies are different at each rental. Study descriptions carefully. A number of restrictions may eliminate a potential rental home. Study your agreement carefully! Extra charges may apply when animals are included.

Searching the Internet

After the location, travel dates and attendees are decided, search multiple resources for the greatest vacation home selection. Together with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Morehead City local vacation homes" for local vacation rental management companies. Besides offering exceptional rental properties, local companies provide outstanding service..

Negotiate

Re-read the description to make certain that the rental has everything you need. If it is lacking, the home management company may know of comparable properties that suit your style and budget..

While not true for all properties, many owners and property managers will negotiate rates. If they are hesitant to budge on a peak-season week, try asking for an extra night. Off-peak season offers your greatest chance to negotiate a lower rate.

Go Through The Agreement

You will have to know which services are included:

  • Electric bills
  • WIFI Access
  • Long Distance Calls
  • Pool and hot tub heating
  • Pay Per View Movies
  • Daily Cleaning (If Available)
  • Trash Pickup (and which day?)
  • Maintenance (get a phone number)
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking Fees

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

If you wish to Cancel

Cancellation policies are different for each vacation rental. Many rental property agreements include an option for trip insurance. Trip insurance shields the renter against emergency situations and weather events, It gives relief should tragedy strike.

Reserve your Vacation Property

As soon as you believe you've found "the one", begin the reservation process. You will probably need to submit a security deposit at time of reservation.

Know Who to Call

Put the rental manager's contact information into your phone and wallet for convenient access to answers during your stay.

Congratulations! All that is left is enjoying your vacation!

During your Stay

  • To make certain no damages are linked to your stay, create a record of any problem areas of the property. If you discover damage, or if repairs are required contact the property manager straight away. This will prevent disagreements during checkout.
  • Ask questions. When there's any ambiguity about vehicle parking, rules of the house, property access, pool operations, etc... we recommend you ask the property manager promptly. A brief phone call helps prevent many hassles.
  • Make sure to be a good neighbor. Locals will likely be as friendly to you as you are respectful of them. 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. Locals are a good source of suggestions. Who better to ask where to order the best pizza, have a great date night, or the best areas for night life?
  • Ensure you protect the property owner (and your things!) by keeping the rental secured while you are away, just like you would in your own home.

Leaving Paradise

  • Double-check each room of the vacation property to ensure that you've packed all belongings.
  • Once everything is out, do a walk-through of the rental home to be certain no property damage occurred during your stay. We advise walking through with the rental manager wherever possible (often this isn't possible).. If the property owner is not available, make sure you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • How do you feel about your choice? Many rental websites ask for testimonials after your stay . Property owners and rental managers will thank you for favorable reviews. If anything went wrong, we suggest being understanding but straightforward with regards to your stay. Top owners and managers will work hard to correct the issue.

Learn from your Experience

Hold a meeting with your family. Does everyone want to return next year? Hopefully this guide steered you to a terrific rental unit. Maybe the property was not ideal, and you will better recognize how to refine your search for the next trip.

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