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About this Property
--Welcome to Xanadu East! Brand new updates for 2019, it's elegant! We are an oceanfront duplex with brilliant vistas and great for families with children, aunts, uncles, grandparents, friends and more.
--Xanadu East is a light, brilliant and airy oceanfront duplex with marvelous, sweeping sea vistas. Two oceanfront and two sea view bedrooms help you feel at home with your friends and family in the gorgeously finished beach home. Ceiling fans help spread the sea winds to every room. Two huge 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 striking. 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 spectacular 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, referbished 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 refreshed decks flow off the living area creating an marvelous place to gather with family, friends and alluring 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 happiness! Makes for a great place to relax and watch the surf, read a rent, and just adore. A picnic table provides simple eating space. The top outdoor space, has a sizable dining table and makes for a great place to eat a meal. Also included 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 handsome 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 polished 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 peaceful area, the dining area and bedroom. Two sets of sliding doors give an amazing 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 generous bay window provides additional light.
--The second floor master has a inviting 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 huge 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 thoroughly 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 fast breakfast, grab some sand toys and off they go. Parents can comfortably supervise their little ones! One of the most great 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 Finest Buy at Emerald Isle, the jewel of Carteret County's Crystal Coast! Every month is a gorgeous 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 calming 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 dazzling oceanfront duplex. Panoramic view. Simple to create an exceptional 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 pretty 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 fantastic 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 readily 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 phenomenal family time. Storms over the sea are often nature's special entertainment. Watch just one.
Money Saving Rental Tips
- Find the official tourism bureau where you want to visit. Many tourism bureaus will send promotional tourism guide books with special packages for vacation rentals, restaurants and attractions. Be on the lookout for these guides and discount books, since this allows vacationers to experience the same fantastic attractions with a often considerable discounted.
- Desire to stay away from packed areas and lower your expenses? Off-season rates are usually a fraction of high prices.
- Are you a military veteran? Plenty of vacation rental companies offer unique discounts to veterans and active-duty forces. Be sure to ask vacation rental company to see if your visiting group is eligible for a special offer.
- Is there a particular experience you are most looking forward to during your stay? If there's a specific Morehead City activity that you just love, search for rental properties that cater especially to your needs.
- Management companies and individual home owners generally offer their clients the option to purchase trip insurance coverage. Trip insurance, which usually will cost you anywhere between 1% - 5% of the base vacation rental rate, provides vacationers reimbursement of their travel expenses for any days missed a result of health-related emergencies or storms, in addition to ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, like an unanticipated hotel room stay or extra gasoline.
The Rental Process
You might be surprised to find out just how many vacation rentals are available at your destination. With such a wide selection, vacationers are sure to locate a rental home which fits their desires and spending plan.
Rental homes are frequently owner operated or managed by rental management companies. Property management companies are well-liked by property owners because they coordinate the marketing and operations..
We've assembled a short guide to help you get the most from your rental experience.
Where to find and book the perfect rental property:
Do you think "Welcome to Xanadu East. Book now for 2020. Already filling up! " is the best rental home for your upcoming trip? Look over this checklist to ensure it fits your preferences.
The Sooner You Begin, The Better The Selection
Like many renowned vacation spots, In Morehead City the best rentals are booked early. To assure the very best choice of properties, we suggest searching and booking your Morehead City rental 6-12 months in advance, whenever possible. Many families choose to start their search over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year gatherings.
Select your Town and Travel Week
Agreement can often be challenging among family, but as soon as this challenging part is complete everything will quickly fall in place.
How Many Beds?
Keep a list of attendees. How many beds and bedrooms will you need? Bear in mind that many properties list maximum guest capacity, which often includes sofa beds in the living area. It is important to determine what is suitable for your company. Most rental home listings will outline each one of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattress sizes.
Stay on a Budget
Many vacation homes are advertised with a cost range. Confirm the cost for your preferred trip. It might be at the top end of the range. Make sure that you get cost-sharing commitments from friends and family prior to booking an expensive rental property. Most rental documents call for a single individual to be liable for the entire reservation.
Vacation home Features
What amenities is your family interested in? Is a screened-in porch a necessity? Do you desire to be away from it all, or near a city setting? Are extras like beach chairs, gas grills, umbrellas, carts or coolers available and included in your rental property payment? Build a list of priority conveniences to help filter your search.
Accessibility and Special Factors to consider
Optimal access can make or break a visit for the less-mobile. Make sure to remember and ask about wheel chair accessibility, pool lifts and specialized equipment needs..
Your Puppy Needs a Vacation, Too
Make sure you include your furrry friends. Pets are welcome at many rental properties, but guidelines can vary. Type of pet, size and dog breeds could be limited. Study your contract very carefully! Additional fees or costs may be applied to your agreement. Ask questions *well before* you reserve!
Start your Search
Many websites exist to match visitors with rental owners.. Together with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we suggest searching Google for "Morehead City local rentals" for local rental management companies. Local agencies typically have an exclusive assortment of vacation rentals daily and weekly.
Negotiate the Price
When you've identified the rentalhome of your dreams, double check to make sure your travel dates are available.
Some property owners will negotiate prices, and some won't. If the price isn't negotiable, the number of nights may be. Off-peak weeks will be negotiable more often than peak-season..
Study the Total Agreement
Discover 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
- Trash collection
- Maintenance policies
- Key exchange
- Parking requirements
Get a total that incorporates taxes, pet and other additional fees.
What's the Cancellation Policy?
Ensure that you are familiar with the cancellation policy prior to booking. You'll likely be offered trip insurance. Trip insurance, which normally costs anywhere between 1% - 5% of your standard rental home price, provides travellers with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent rental home costs) for any nights missed resulting from personal health emergencies or storms, as well as hurricane evacuation expenses, such as a unforeseen motel stay or additional gas.
When everything seems right, it's finally time for you to sign a rental agreement. You'll likely be asked to submit a security deposit at time of reservation.
Know Who to Call
Put the rental manager's contact information into your smart phone and wallet for quick access to answers during your trip.
Good job on reserving your rental! You're on the right path to a fabulous vacation!
During your Stay
- Photograph at your arrival. Take notes of any property damage soon after you arrive. Get in touch with the property manager right away to report your observations.
- Ask questions. You could need guidance for a fireplace, Television or jacuzzi. Call your property manager. They are there to assist. A phone call can save hours of difficulties.
- Please remember to respect your nearby neighbors. Often, nearby residences are filled by permanent residents. Respecting late-night quiet hours and vehicle parking restrictions can make a vacation a good deal more enjoyable.
- Ask a local. Natives are a fantastic source of tips. Who better to ask where to get the best chicken wings, have a great night out, or the best spots for night life?
- Enjoy your stay! Don't forget to protect the owner (and your things!) by keeping the rental locked up while you are away, just like you would in your own home.
- Tidy up a little. Even if you're having to pay a cleaning fee, The rental should be in sound condition. Kitchen sinks filled with dishes, excessive beach sand on the floor and sticky messes should really be dealt with before you leave.
- Make sure to walk through the rental home one last time and look for damages. Whenever you can, do this walk-out assessment with the property owner present. If the property owner is not available, be sure to take photos of the property to record its condition.
- How do you rate your experience? Virtually all vacation rental web sites ask for reviews after your stay is complete. Rental owners and rental managers will appreciate your positive reviews. If something went wrong, we suggest being understanding but completely honest about your stay. The best property owners and managers will try very hard to fix the problem.
Use Your Experience
Hold a meeting with the people in your group. Does everybody want to go back? With some luck everything was wonderful and you're ready to reserve the rental home for next season. Maybe the rental home wasn't quite right, and you'll better recognize how to filter your search for the next trip.