• 4 Bedrooms
  • 4.5 Bathrooms

General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Books
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deadbolt Lock On Entryway
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Family
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Golf
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Romantic
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Video Library
  • Washing Machine

About this Property

A Family-Amiable Dream Holiday - Oceanfront Beach Retreat - Private Tiki Bar/Cornhole and Horseshoes OCEANFRONT 4 Bedroom/3 Bath home Blondie West is the west side of a duplex on three living levels with a very brief walk to the sea via a PRIVATE walkway and dune outdoor space. This home has a LOT of great niceties, INCREDIBLE vistas and continues to have families return year after year for a memorable family get-away. Don and Janice, owners of Blondie West, have decorated BLONDIE WEST as your "home away from home." The "island feel" is designed for your happiness as your family and friends "kick back", relax and experience oceanfront living. Ground Level: Self-contained apartment includes a den/game room with pool table, KING bed, modest dining area with full kitchen, full bath. Level One: Oceanfront Master Bedroom #1 has QUEEN bed, full bathroom and covered outdoor space. Oceanfront Bedroom #2 has a QUEEN bed and covered outdoor space. Bedroom #3 has a TWIN BUNK BED and a QUEEN bed in the same room. Full hall bathroom shared by bedroom #2 and bedroom #3. Level Two: Living area with open oceanfront outdoor space, dining area, half bath and full kitchen. Level two includes open oceanfront outdoor space with picnic table and street side outdoor space off kitchen. AMENITIES INCLUDE: 7 TV’s, 6 DVD/VHS players, 2 CD players, TWO FULL KITCHENS, work desk w/ printer/fax machine, 2 highchairs, 2 port-a-cribs, 2 picnic tables, booster seats, CUSTOM TIKI BAR, regulation horseshoe pit, Corn Hole Game, park BBQ grille, outdoor space furnishings and beach chairs, enclosed hot/cold outdoor shower. LINENS PROVIDED IN PRIME SEASON (June 9-August 10) NO SMOKING! NO FAMILY PETS! Imagine waking up to the sound of the sea and the sun rising over the sea as dolphin amuse you with their playful glamour. Decisions at the beach? Which outdoor space to sit on and appreciate your morning coffee? Stroll along the wide beaches or relax in a rocking chair with a good rent Blondie West has an broad rent library. It's just the beginning of another spectacular day at Blondie West where there's "not a worry in the world. Life is good today!" When you want to take a break from beach activities, savor a round of horseshoes on our regulation size horseshoe pit or try your luck at a game of Corn Hole. Hungry? Thirsty? Fire up the enormous BBQ grille and have a drink at our bespoke constructed TIKI BAR. Freshly enlargened ground level sun outdoor space with picnic table is comfortably accessible to lower level kitchen. Blondie West has TWO FULL KITCHENS. The upper floor kitchen has a separate wine cooler with access to front and rear outdoor space. For those that want to discover the island, there are plenty of activities away from the beach to please and accommodate 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: Waterfront Morehead City, Beaufort waterfront, Swansboro waterfront stores and antiques, Emerald Isle stores, North Carolina Aquarium and more. Want to try some local seafood? Don and Janice have compiled menus from various eateries so that you can check out the menu before you go. Ice Cream at the beach? Emerald Isle has multiple ice cream parlors and if you want ice cream at home, Blondie West has supplied your own banana split bowls!!! As the sun sets, the Blondie West TIKI BAR remains open! Let the games begin in our game room that contains a pool table, game/card table and many board games. What about a movie? Blondie West has an considerable DVD/VHS library. Each bedroom has its own TV/DVD/VHS player. One of our most favorite places at Blondie West is our dune outdoor space. Unwinding with a drink as we watch the beautiful sunsets change to a blanket of shimmering stars. Here ends another great day at the beach! If you have to bring work to the beach, Don and Janice have included a modest desk with a printer/fax/copier, wireless internet access and COMPLIMENTARY long distance service. Feel complimentary to call or e-mail your friends from our home and tell them about your GREAT holiday at Blondie West! Blondie West is a non-smoking Sunday - Sunday rental. Linens ARE PROVIDED June 9-Aug 18 WEEKS ONLY. CUSTOM BUILT CORN HOLE GAME Please click on link for a tour of our unit.

****CENTURY 21 Coastland Realty will be contacting you for further rental payment details after you rent online.****

Money Saving Rental Tips

  • Many management companies and rental properties supply Morehead City area vacation discount books which include money-saving offers, either offered independently by local companies, or through a relationship between the property manager and the itself. These guides can provide an excellent start to your rental search.
  • Are you willing to move your dates? Shoulder seasons special offer impressive deals.
  • Plenty of property management companies and owners offer rate reductions for active duty and veteran members of the U.S. Armed forces, or returning guests of the same property. Be sure to ask property management company to see if your travelling crew qualifies for a discounted price.
  • Some vacation rentals are basically designed to serve particular guests, whether it's beachfront rentals with fishing pier passes, city-center homes with walkable access to shopping or waterfront homes that have their own kiteboarding launching areas. Make sure to prioritize your proximity to the adventures and locations you are most interested in.
  • Consider purchasing trip insurance with your leasing contract. Trip insurance, which usually costs between 1% - 5% of the basic stay rate, provides buyers reimbursement of their rental costs for any missed due to personal health related emergencies or storms, and additionally ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or charges, like an unforeseen hotel room stay or extra fuel.

How to Book a Rental Home

Many people are surprised to discover the number of vacation rentals are available in Morehead City. With such a wide selection, guests are sure to locate a property that matches their desires and price range.

Vacation rentals are frequently owner operated or managed by property management companies. Property management companies are popular with rental owners because they manage the promotion and operations..

We have assembled a brief guide to assist you in getting most out of your vacation property experience.

Where to find and book the perfect rental property:

Do you think "A Family-Friendly Dream Vacation - Oceanfront Beach Retreat - Private Tiki Bar/Cornhole and Horse..." is the perfect vacation property for your next trip? Read through this guide to make sure it fits all of your preferences.

The Sooner, The Better

Morehead City rentals book many months (and up to a year) in advance. To ensure the most desirable selection of properties, we advise searching and booking your Morehead City rental home Six-12 months before your travel dates, whenever possible. Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years are excellent times to find and book your vacation home..

Select your Area and Vacation Week

Begin by figuring out which specific area of Morehead City you would like to browse, and the determine travel dates.

Select a Size

How many family members are joining your trip? Keep in mind that most rentals list maximum guest capacity, which typically includes sofa beds in the living area. It is important to figure out what is acceptable for the group. Precise descriptions of bedrooms and beds are typically available online. If not, communicate with the property manager before you book.

What Exactly Are You Willing to Spend?

Make sure "A Family-Friendly Dream Vacation - Oceanfront Beach Retreat - Private Tiki Bar/Cornhole and Horse..." satisfies your budget *during your desired dates*. Be sure to get cost-sharing commitments from family and friends well before reserving a pricey vacation property. Normally, one person in the group will be liable for making the full reservation and getting each person's share.

Make a List of "Wants" and "Needs"

What property features is your family looking for? Do you just desire a property with a pool, spa tub or beach volleyball court? Do you desire to be away from it all, or near civilization? Are items like beach chairs, barbecue grills, umbrellas, buggies or coolers available and included with your rental charge? Gather a list of "necessities and preferences" from your party to help narrow your search to the perfect home.

Special Issues to consider

Do a few people in your crew have specialized needs? If wheel chair access, elevators, pool lifts or other special devices are needed, factor that into your search. Nearly all rental postings include a list of amenities.

Go ahead and Take the Dog

Remember to include your companion! While a number of rental homes permit animals, guidelines and fees vary per property. Type of animal, size and breeds might be limited. Read your contract thoroughly! Extra fees or deposits may be applied to your agreement. If in doubt, ask the property manager and get it in writing.

Searching the Internet

. Together with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we suggest searching Google for "Morehead City local vacation homes" for local vacation home management companies. Local property management companies pride themselves on an exceptional vacation experience.

Negotiate the Price

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

While not true for all properties, many property owners and property managers will negotiate rates. If the price isn't negotiable, the number of nights might be. Negotiating rates is most effective throughout the off-peak season when many homes sit empty.

Go Through The Agreement

Read through the complete agreement and be sure you are aware who is responsible for:

  • Utility bills
  • Internet
  • Long Distance Calls
  • Pool and hot tub heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • Cleaning Service
  • Trash Pickup (and which day?)
  • Maintenance policies
  • Key exchange
  • Parking requirements

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

Trip Insurance

Be sure to understand the cancellation policy before booking. Many rental property agreements include an option for trip insurance. Trip insurance protects the renter against emergency situations and weather events, It gives comfort should catastrophe strike.

Book It

Once you think you've identified "the one", start the reservation process. Keep in mind that most rental contracts require a significant rental down payment and/or security deposit to safeguard the rental owner.

Where to Get Assistance

Make sure that you get the property manager's contact telephone number and entry/exit procedures for your rental home. We recommend keeping the contact's details in your phone and wallet.

Good job on reserving your rental home! You're on the way to a terrific vacation!

During your Stay

  • Take pictures at your arrival. To make certain no damages are associated with your stay, make a record of any trouble spots of the rental. We also recommend promptly phoning the rental home manager with a report of any wear and tear, together with your request for any needed fixes. If there is a disagreement about responsibility later, having the recorded problems and contact attempts will be helpful.
  • Ask questions. If you have any ambiguity about vehicle parking, rules of the property, property access, swimming pool operations, etc... we suggest you ask the rental manager promptly. A phone call can save hours of hassle.
  • Don't forget to be a good neighbor. Often, adjacent households are occupied by permanent residents. Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by vacationers next to your residence.
  • Ask a local. Local people are a fantastic source of advice. Who better to ask where to order the best chicken wings, have a great date night, or the best areas for wildlife?
  • Be sure to protect the rental owner (and your things!) by keeping the vacation home locked up when you are away, just like you would at home.

Checking Out

  • Tidy up a lttle bit. Although you're spending money on a house cleaning fee, The rental really should be in good shape. Kitchen sinks brimming with dishes, substantial beach sand on the flooring and sticky messes should really be remedied before leaving.
  • Make a point to walk through the rental home one final time and check for damage. We suggest walking through with the rental manager whenever feasible (often this isn't possible).. If the property owner is not available, remember to take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you have a blast? Many vacation rental management companies and rental websites permit renters to give comments. If the rental home and/or property manager was top-notch, they will likely appreciate your positive reviews. If something went wrong, we recommend being understanding but sincere in regards to your rental experience. Top owners and managers will try hard to solve the issue.

Learn and Improve

Hold a vacation recap meeting with the members of your group. Does everyone want to return next year? Maybe everything was wonderful and you are happy to re-book the rental for next year. Otherwise, you have acquired invaluable rental search experience that will help with the next search.

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