• 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Books
  • Children Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Communal Pool
  • Communal Pool
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deck/Patio
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining
  • Dining
  • Dining Table
  • Dining Table
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Elevator
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Family
  • Family
  • Fenced Pool
  • Fenced Pool
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Station Contact
  • Fire Station Contact
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Hospital Contact
  • Hospital Contact
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Iron & Board
  • Kettle
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Play Area
  • Outdoor Play Area
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Police Contact
  • Police Contact
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Romantic
  • Romantic
  • Smart TV
  • Smart TV
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wifi Speed
  • Wifi Speed
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

There’s a lot of beachy stuff on the island to appreciate, but at the end of the day when all the shopping, swimming, walking, exploring, and just sitting on the beach is over, you want to come back to a appealing place to relax. It doesn’t get any better than "First Dibs" (1205 Queens Court). "First Dibs" is a thoroughly remodeled direct oceanfront 3 bedroom, 3 bath, Queens Court condo that has some of the most superb vistas in the complex! "First Dibs" is a second floor unit and is located on the front of the sunrise/beach access side of the oceanfront building. This unit has porcelain tile throughout and is completely refreshed, charmingly finished, thoughtfully appointed and has many bespoke upgrades. It includes 40 feet of glass doors and windows that accept for an unobstructed expansive view of the Atlantic Sea. To further enhance the experience there is 60 feet of private outdoor space with generous furnishings to savor the vistas, new air and tropical winds. Start your day by savoring the fashonable Emerald Isle sunrise from the outdoor space and then go down to the beach and relax. The elevator and simple walkway with ramps to the beach are just steps away! No stairs at all to navigate! Come and enjoy all of the amenities of home at "First Dibs"!

"First Dibs" includes a entirely supplied kitchen with Striking bespoke cabinetry, Silestone quartz counter tops, under cabinet lighting, generous pantry, tiled glass wall below the 12 foot bar, bar seating for 6, and a table and chairs that seat 6 in the dining area. A 12' sliding door opens up onto the generous 60 foot outdoor space off of the living/dining area.

The sizable peaceful living room is furbished with 2 leather recliners, a wicker couch that seats 3, a wooden rocker, an upholstered rattan chair with ottoman and a 65" TCL Intelligent Roku TV. An 8' sliding door opens up onto the 60 foot outdoor space.

The oceanfront master bedroom is well appointed with a King size memory foam bed, a 43" TCL Intelligent Roku TV, a constructed in ironing board, a 12 foot sliding door which opens up onto the 60 foot outdoor space and provides fantastic vistas of the sea and shoreline. The en suite bathroom has a full size walk in shower.

The guest bedroom has a Queen memory foam bed, a 43" Samsung Intelligent TV and an en suite bathroom with a walk in shower and plenty of grab bars. It is a appealing peaceful getaway away from the living area.

The 3rd bedroom (the Murphy Bedroom) is oceanfront with an 8 foot sliding door that provides a spectacular view of the sea and access to the 60 foot outdoor space. It has a Queen size Murphy Bed with a hybrid memory foam bed. It can be left lowered or it can be effortlessly raised up out of the way to give room for playing games or other activities. There is a sliding room divider/partition that provides privacy from the living area if desired.

Comfort linens and towels are supplied. Full size washer and dryer in unit. (Dryer is stacked above washer. Step stools are supplied for your comfort in case you can't reach the inside of the dryer. I'm 5' 6" and it's the ideal height for me.) 400 mbps WiFi is included. Network TV is available thru the Spectrum App which is on all 3 TV's. Reverse Osmosis Filtered drinking water with separate faucet in kitchen. Whole home water softener. Cordless phone with answering machine and unlimited long distance. Iron and constructed in ironing board. Dimmable lighting. Central heat and air conditioning. Dishwasher, microwave, toaster, blender, hand mixer and 12 cup coffee maker.

ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING INSIDE OR ON THE PRIVATE DECK.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFO:
* Age requirement is 25 to rent this unit.
* Childrens ages 13-17 welcomed. Unit not suited for younger children.
* min. occupancy is 6 people. Strictly enforced. No exceptions.
* Sorry, No family dogs and cats allowed.
* Strictly NON-SMOKING inside and on the decks. Sorry, smokers are not welcome.
* 24 hour card activated Security Gate.
* Unassigned parking for 2 cars. 2 Gate Cards and 2 Parking Permits will be included.
* Towels and sheets are supplied with beds made upon arrival.
* Beach/pool towels are not supplied. Come with your own beach/pool towels.
* Please do not take my towels down to the beach or pool.
* Come with your own beach chairs as they are not included.
* Come with your own dish/laundry/personal soaps, paper towels, toilet paper and trash bags.
* Golf Carts, Boats, Trailers and Skateboards are prohibited by the Queens Court HOA.
* Boat/Camper/RV parking available across the street @ Holiday Travel Park for modest fee.
* Cleaning fee of $250 is added at time of renting.
* Damage Deposit of $1500 is held against credit card credit limit at time of renting.
* Vrbo offers travel insurance through CSA ONLY AT THE TIME OF BOOKING. Consumer Reports highly recommends the website insuremytrip.com for travel insurance needs.
* Hurricane season is from June 1 through November 30.
* Fireworks are illegal in Emerald Isle.
* Open fires are prohibited on the beach.
* Fire ordinance prohibits any open flame or grilling within 25 feet of any structure. There are charcoal grilles and picnic tables by the pool for your appreciation.
* It is illegal to walk on the dunes or on the sea grass/oats. Fines are very expensive.
* It is illegal to tamper with a sea turtle nest. It carries up to a $50,000 fine.
* It is illegal to dig holes in the sand on the beach leaving them unattended without filling them back in. It is a giant danger to emergency cars, pedestrians and wildlife. Fines are very expensive.
* Beach driving is allowed by permit only ($100 permit fee) from Sept 15 - April 30 (with the exception of the Friday before Easter through the Sunday seven days after Easter).
* Henna Tattoos are not allowed here. You will be held responsible for any damage to my belongings caused from a Henna Tattoo. Henna Tattoos rub off on anything they touch and the henna causes permanent stains.
* Reservations through travel agencies or other 3rd events are not accepted. Guest must rent in their own name with their own contact information.

COVID-19 INFO:
* Cleaned with hospital grade disinfectant. Linens laundered in hot water with bleach.
* Contact complimentary Check in/Check out

POOL INFO:
* Must follow all posted pool rules. Pool open dates and hours may vary with no notice. Projected 2021 Pool Season is May 1 - Sept 30. (Pool usually opens for the season right after Memorial Day thru Labor Day.) Use the pool at your own physical risk and at your own health risk. There are no lifeguards at the pool. The HOA requires that all children under age 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult. Pool compliance is closely monitored.

MINIMUM STAY INFO:
*** SUMMER: (2nd week of June through 1st week of Sept) - Rents weekly only. Saturday to Saturday. Check in Saturday @ 4 pm. Check out the following Saturday @ 10 am.
*** FALL, WINTER, SPRING: (2nd week of Sept through 1st week of June) - 3 nighttime minimum. Rents nightly, weekly or monthly. Check in any day @ 4 pm. Check out any day @ 10 am.

I have 2 other condos in this same building:
2 bedroom/2 bath. "Jackpot" (1304 Queens Court). Vacation Rental By Owner listing # 824114
1 bedroom/1 bath. "SweetWater" (1302 Queens Court). Vacation Rental By Owner listing # 969392

Money-saving Tips

  • Many property owners and vacation houses supply Beaufort, NC area travel books which feature deals, either offered independently by vendors, or utilizing a partnership between the property manager and the store itself. Look for these guides and promotional books, because this allows visitors to take advantage of the same wonderful activities with a quite often considerable discounted.
  • Are your vacation dates changeable? Off-season rates are usually a fraction of top fees.
  • Active Duty and veterans of the U.S. Military may be eligible for discounted rates. Be sure to check with property manager to see if your vacationing gang qualifies for a rate reduction.
  • Is there a certain activity that you are most anticipating during your stay? You'll get the best value from a home that most directly satisfies your ideal trip setting, regardless if it costs a bit extra.
  • Rental companies and individual home owners generally offer customers the option to purchase trip insurance. Trip insurance, which usually costs anywhere between 1% - 5% of the basic stay rate, offers guests reimbursement of their rental expenses for any nights missed as a consequence of medical emergencies or hurricanes, in addition to ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unanticipated motel stay or extra gas.

General Rental property Information

Many people are shocked to discover just how many rental homes are located in Beaufort, NC. With such a wide selection, guests are sure to select a rental which fits their desires and spending budget.

Rentals are usually owner operated or managed by rental management companies. Vacation home management companies leverage scale, staff and experience to provide simple and easy operational administration on behalf of the property owner..

Seasoned Beaufort, NC vacationers have discovered several tips and tricks throughout the years with regards to renting rental properties, however many newcomers will be happy to find that many of these "techniques" are in plain sight, if you understand where to search.

How to find and book the perfect rental property:

Do you think "3 Bed/3 Bath ~ 2nd Floor Oceanfront Prime Condo ~ Elevator ~ 1205 Queens Court" is the best vacation property for your next family vacation? Read this check list to ensure it fits your preferences.

Begin Your Search Early

Beaufort, NC rentals start booking early. To get the best selection, begin your planning and search 6-Twelve months prior to your trip. Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years are excellent times to plan and reserve your vacation rental home..

Find your Area and Establish Dates

Agreement can be difficult between family members, but the moment this complicated part is complete everything will begin to fall in place.

Choosing an Properly-Sized Vacation rental

Establish who is going, and just how many/what sort of bedroom setup you should have. Consider that many properties list maximum guest capacity, which typically includes sofa beds in the family room. You will need to determine what is most appropriate for your party. Generally rental listings will outline each one of the unit's specific bedrooms and beds.

Stick to a Budget

Check to make sure "3 Bed/3 Bath ~ 2nd Floor Oceanfront Prime Condo ~ Elevator ~ 1205 Queens Court" suits your price range *during your desired dates*. If several groups or families are sharing the cost, check that each group knows their responsibilities and has agreed to a maximum they are willing to pay. A single member of your company will have to be given the task of collecting contributions and agreeing to responsibility for the entire rental cost at time of booking.

Let's Talk Amenities

What property features is the family searching for? Do you only desire a rental home with a swimming pool, spa or volleyball court? Are you more enthusiastic about a natural landscape or night life? Does the rental have bikes and beach toys available throughout your stay? Gather a list of prioritized "necessities and desires" from your party to help filter your search to the most suitable rental.

Accessibility and Special Issues to consider

Grandpa and Grandma will appreciate you for not reserving a stairs-only property on the 3rd floor. Make sure you remember and inquire about wheel chair access, pool lifts and specialized equipment requirements..

Fido Approved

Remember to include your pets. Dog policies are different at each property. Study descriptions carefully. Many constraints may eliminate a prospective rental property. Read your contract thoroughly! Fees may apply when pets are added. Ask questions *before* you book!

Its Time to Search

. In addition to Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Beaufort, NC local rental properties" for local vacation home management companies. Aside from having exceptional properties, local agencies offer fantastic service..

Negotiate the Price

Re-read the description to ensure the vacation home has everything that you need. If it is lacking, the property management company might know of very similar homes that fit your desires and budget..

Although not true for all rental properties, many property owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If they are unwilling to budge on a highly-desirable trip, try asking for an extra night. Off-peak weeks will be negotiable more frequently than peak-season..

Read the Entire Agreement

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

  • Power bills
  • Internet
  • Telephone service
  • Hot Tub Heating
  • Pay Per View Movies
  • Cleaning Service
  • Trash collection
  • Maintenance (get a phone number)
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking Space

Make sure your quoted fee includes all state taxes and fees.

Do you know the Cancellation Policy?

Cancellation policies vary with each vacation rental. Many rental home contracts include an option for trip insurance. Trip insurance, which usually costs anywhere between 1% - 5% of the standard rental home price, can provide vacationers with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent vacation property costs) for any nights missed due to personal health-related emergencies or weather, in addition to hurricane evacuation costs, such as a unexpected hotel stay or extra gas.

Complete the Booking

When everything seems right, it's finally time to sign a rental agreement. You'll probably have to submit a security deposit at time of booking.

Get Contact Information

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

Congrats! All that is left is making the most of your vacation!

During your Stay

  • Take pictures on your arrival. Record the overall condition of the rental unit right away. If you discover problems, or if repairs are required contact the home manager right away. If there is a disagreement about responsibility later, having the recorded problems and contact attempts will probably be helpful.
  • Ask questions. You may need instructions for a gas fireplace, Television set or hot tub. Contact your rental manager. They are there to help. A quick phone call helps prevent many head aches.
  • Make sure to be a good neighbor. . Respecting late-night quiet hours and vehicle parking restrictions can make a visit a lot more pleasant.
  • Ask a local. Local people are a great source of tips. Who better to ask where to get the best chicken wings, have a great night out, or the best areas for shopping?
  • Make sure to protect the property owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the vacation rental secured while you are away, exactly like you would in your own home.

Check Out Time

  • Make sure you've packed all your possessions. Sweep all the rooms in the house for left-behind possessions. Check bathrooms, the garage, kitchen cabinets, decks, the pool area, and anywhere else your personal property might "hide".
  • As soon as everything is out, begin a walk-through of the property to verify no property damage occurred in the course of your stay. If possible, do this walk-out review with the property owner present. If the property owner is not available, make certain to take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you enjoy your vacation? Many rental management company web sites seek testimonials after your stay . Owners and property managers will thank you for glowing reviews. If something was unsatisfactory and they failed to fix it in a practical manner, or when the vacation rental wasn't as described, you will want to make it a point in your comments.

Learn from your Experience

Did everyone have a great time? With a little luck everything ended up being ideal and you are ready to reserve the rental home for next year. If the rental home wasn't quite right, and you will better know how to filter your search for the next trip.

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