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About this Property
--Welcome to Xanadu East! Brand new updates for 2019, it's alluring! We are an oceanfront duplex with extraordinary vistas and great for families with children, aunts, uncles, grandparents, friends and more.
--Xanadu East is a light, radiant and airy oceanfront duplex with exceptional, sweeping sea vistas. Two oceanfront and two sea view bedrooms help you feel at home with your friends and family in the gracefully adorned beach home. Ceiling fans help spread the sea winds to every room. Two generous 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 attractive. 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 striking 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 enormous 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 peerless 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, modernized 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 adore of the Crystal Coast. The referbished decks flow off the living area creating an spectacular place to gather with family, friends and extravagant 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 appreciation! Makes for a great place to relax and watch the surf, read a rent, and just relish. A picnic table provides smooth 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 generous 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 enchanting 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 impressive 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 appealing area, the dining area and bedroom. Two sets of sliding doors give an fantastic 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 huge 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 sizable 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 infant gates, beach chairs, beach towels, sand toys, beach umbrellas, body boards, modest infant wading pool, 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 completely supplied kitchen... straighforward 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 superb 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 remarkable 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 recreation techniques. Put us at the beginning of your agenda rent!.
__XANADU EAST IS THE WAY THE BEACH SHOULD BE!!!! Light and brilliant oceanfront duplex. Panoramic view. Painless to create an impressive 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 splendid 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 marvelous 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 comfortably 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 excellent family time. Storms over the sea are often nature's special entertainment. Watch just one.
Money Saving Rental Tips
- Find the official tourism bureau in the area you want to travel. Most established tourism bureaus will send travel guides with deals for vacation rentals, dining and activities. These guides provide an excellent start to your rental search.
- Flexible about when you can take a trip? Off-season rates are usually a fraction of peak costs.
- Active Duty and veterans of the U.S. Armed forces may be eligible for discounted prices. Make sure to ask property management company to see if your travelling group is eligible for a reduction.
- Some rentals are basically catered to specific clients, whether it's downtown rentals with fishing pier passes, city-center homes with walkable access to restaurants or waterfront homes that have private jetski launching areas. Be sure to prioritize your proximity to the activities and sight-seeing opportunities you are most looking forward to.
- Consider obtaining trip insurance with your rental agreement. Trip insurance, which usually will cost you anywhere between 1% - 5% of the base vacation rental cost, offers buyers reimbursement of their travel costs for any days missed as a result of personal medical emergencies or weather, as well as ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, such as an unexpected motel stay or additional gas.
General Rental Tips & Tricks
You may be pleasantly surprised to learn how many rental homes are available at your destination. Rental homes are gaining in popularity among vacationers, and visitors will find that the sheer number of vacation rentals available makes it possible to find an perfect retreat to suit their Beaufort, NC gang, from relaxed condos to gigantic event homes with several bedrooms.
Vacation homes are often owner operated or managed by rental management companies. Vacation home management companies leverage scale, equipment and practical experience to provide convenient operational management on behalf of the owner..
Here are some ideas and suggestions to help you understand the vacation rental search and reservation process.
Searching for and booking the best rental property:
Before you start to book "Welcome to Xanadu East. Book now for 2020. Already filling up! ", examine our brief list of things to consider.
The Sooner You Start, The Better The Choices
Beaufort, NC rentals are reserved several months (and up to a year) in advance. Reserving your vacation property 6-12 months before your travel dates is usually recommended, when possible. Holiday gatherings can be a great time for families to plan their Summer escapes..
Find your Spot and Identify Dates
Sometimes, the toughest part of planning your trip is deciding on where to search, and when. As soon as the big decisions are hammered out, everything else will be much easier.
Decide on a Size
Establish who is traveling, and just how many/what particular bedroom setup you need to have. Remember that most properties list maximum guest capacity, which usually includes sofa beds in the home's living room. You will need to figure out what is acceptable for your family. Most rental home listings will outline each of the unit's specific bedrooms and beds.
Stick to a Budget
Most rentals are advertised with a price range. Determine the cost for your desired trip. It might be at the high end of the range. If many individuals or families are sharing the cost, ensure each group understands their responsibility and has approved a maximum they are willing to contribute. Usually, one member of the group will be in charge of making the full reservation and recovering each family member's share.
Let's Discuss Amenities
What amenities is the group trying to find? Is a screened-in porch a necessity? Are you more enthusiastic about wildlife or amusements? Are bed sheets offered with the rental agreement, or will you need to take your own? Build a list of priority amenities to facilitate filter your search.
Sometimes the senior generation has challenges with stairways. If wheel chair entry, elevators, pool lifts or other specialized equipment is necessary, include that into your search. Almost all rental home listings include a list of amenities.
What About Furry Family Members?
Remember to include your companion! Although many vacation homes permit pets, guidelines and costs fluctuate per rental. Make certain you study agreements and contracts carefully. Additional charges may apply when animals are included.
It Is Time to Search
Many internet resources exist to match vacationers with property owners.. Together with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Beaufort, NC local vacation homes" for local property management companies. Aside from having exceptional rental properties, local agencies provide you with exceptional service..
When you've identified the rentalhome of your dreams, double check to make sure your trip dates are available.
Although not true for all properties, many property owners and property managers will negotiate rates. If the rate isn't negotiable, the number of nights might be. This is more effective throughout the off-peak season when many homes sit vacant.
Read the Contract
Read the whole contract and be certain you are aware who is liable for:
- Utility bills
- Phone service
- Pool Heating
- Pay Per View Movies
- Trash collection
- Maintenance policies
- Key exchange
- Parking requirements
Get a total that incorporates taxes, pet and other additional fees.
Ensure you are familiar with the cancellation policy prior to reserving. You will probably be offered trip insurance. Trip insurance safeguards the renter against emergencies and weather events, It offers relief should disaster strike.
Complete the Booking
When everything looks right, it's finally time to sign on the dotted line. Do not forget that most rental agreements require a considerable rental down payment and/or security deposit to safeguard the vacation home owner.
Where to Get Assistance
Don't forget to get the property manager's contact number and entry/exit procedures for your rental home. We suggest storing the contact's details in your phone and wallet.
Congratulations on reserving your rental! You're on your way to a fantastic vacation!
During your Stay
- Photograph at your arrival. To ensure no damages are attributed to your stay, make a record of any problem areas of the rental. If you discover problems, or if repairs are required contact the home manager right away. This can protect against conflicts during check out.
- When there's any ambiguity about parking, policies of the property, condo access, pool functions, etc... we suggest you ask the property manager immediately. A phone call can save several hours of trouble.
- Don't forget to be a good next-door neighbor. Residents invariably live within earshot. Respecting late-night quiet hours and parking restrictions can make a stay a good deal more pleasurable.
- Ask a local. Natives can frequently point you in the right direction. Who better to ask where to order the best pizza, have a great date night, or the best spots for wildlife?
- Ensure you protect the rental owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the vacation rental locked up while you are away, just like you would in your own home.
When its Time to Leave
- Tidy up a lttle bit. Even though you're spending money on a cleaning fee, The vacation home should be in sound condition. Sinks brimming with pots and pans, substantial sand on the flooring and sticky messes should be dealt with before you leave.
- Make a point to walk through the rental one final time and look for property damage. We suggest walking through with the rental manager whenever feasible (often this isn't possible).. If the property manager is not available, make sure that you take photos of the property to record its condition.
- How was your vacation? Most property management companies and rental websites permit renters to offer feedback. If your rental and/or property manager was great, they'll appreciate your positive reviews. If anything was wrong and they failed to fix it in a reasonable manner, or when the rental was not as described, you may want to make it a point as part of your review.
Does everybody want to go back? We hope this guide helped you find a fantastic rental unit. If the rental property was not perfect, and you'll better understand how to perfect your search for the next vacation.