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About this Property
--Welcome to Xanadu East! , It's cute! We are an oceanfront duplex with amazing vistas and great for families with children, aunts, uncles, grandparents, friends and more.
--Xanadu East is a light, radiant and airy oceanfront duplex with fantastic, sweeping sea vistas. Two oceanfront and two sea view bedrooms help you feel at home with your friends and family in the gorgeously adorned beach home. Ceiling fans help spread the sea winds to every room. Two enormous 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 exemplary. 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 marvelous 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 sizable 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 superb 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, refreshed 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 updated decks flow off the living area creating an impressive place to gather with family, friends and splendid vistas.
--Two very roomy decks are accessed through the sliders in the sea front bedrooms. The first floor outdoor space is thoroughly 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 appreciate. A picnic table provides smooth eating space. The top outdoor space, has a generous dining table and makes for a great place to eat a meal. Also supplied 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 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 handsome 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 calming area, the dining area and bedroom. Two sets of sliding doors give an marvelous 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 comfortable 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 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 completely supplied kitchen... simple 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 striking 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 Most first-rate Buy at Emerald Isle, the jewel of Carteret County's Crystal Coast! Every month is a alluring 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 peaceful 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 impressive 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 effortlessly 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 Strategies
- Many property management companies and vacation rental homes provide Beaufort, NC area promotional books which feature money-saving offers, either offered individually by local companies, or by way of a partnership between the management company and the local merchant itself. These guides may provide a good start to your rental home search.
- Flexible about when you can vacation? Off-peak times offer substantial deals.
- A number of vacation rental companies and owners offer discount rates for active duty and veteran members of the Military, or returning visitors to the same rental. Make sure to ask vacation rental company to see if your vacationing crew qualifies for a reduced price.
- Some homes are primarily designed for specific groups of guests. Large event homes are great for weddings, wedding parties and corporate escapes. Some homes appeal to wildlife enthusiasts. Other properties are situated close to nightlife. If there's a specific Beaufort, NC activity you simply love, search for properties that cater especially to your needs.
- Rental companies and individual home owners generally offer their clients the option to purchase trip insurance coverage. Trip insurance, which usually costs somewhere between 1% - 5% of the basic rental rate, provides guests reimbursement of their vacation costs for any nights missed due to medical-related emergencies or storms, in addition to ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or charges, such as an unanticipated hotel room stay or extra fuel.
How to Book a Vacation Home
First-timers are oftentimes shocked at the number and wide selection of short-term rental properties available in the Beaufort, NC area. With such a wide selection, guests are certain to find a rental home that meets their expectations and price range.
The vast majority of rental homes in Beaufort, NC are privately operated and many are represented by experienced local property management agencies. Vacation rental management companies leverage scale, equipment and knowledge to provide convenient operational administration on behalf of the homeowner..
Seasoned Beaufort, NC vacationers have discovered several tips and tricks over the years when it comes to renting vacation rentals, however most beginners will be happy to discover that many of these "strategies" are in plain sight, if you understand where to search.
Searching for and booking the right rental:
Before you decide to book "Welcome to Xanadu East. Book now for 2021. Already filling up!", read through our short collection of considerations.
The Earlier You Start, The Better The Selection
Like many trendy hot spots, In Beaufort, NC the best vacation homes are booked very early. Booking your rental home 6-12 months before your travel dates is recommended, when possible. Many visitors decide to start their search during Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Eve gatherings.
Decide on a Community and Time
Start by determining which particular area of Beaufort, NC you prefer to visit, and the choose travel dates.
Selecting an Correctly-Sized Rental
How many relatives are joining your trip? Remember that many homes advertise maximum guest capacity, which usually includes sofa beds in the living area. It is important to determine what is most appropriate for your company. Specific descriptions of bedrooms and beds are usually available online. If not, speak to the property owner before you book.
Exactly What Are You Prepared to Pay?
Check to make sure "Welcome to Xanadu East. Book now for 2021. Already filling up!" suits your price range *during your desired week*. If a few individuals or loved ones are sharing the cost, check to make sure each group knows their responsibilities and has agreed to a maximum they are willing to chip in. Usually, a single person in the group will be responsible for making the whole reservation and recovering each party's share.
Its All About Amenities
What amenities is your group interested in? Is a screened porch a necessity? Does the property need to be beach front, the downtown area, or near shopping? Will the property have bikes and beach toys available during your stay? Make a list of priority conveniences to facilitate filter your search.
Accessibility and Special Concerns
Elderly family members will thank you for not renting a stairs-access-only condominium on the 3rd floor. Be sure to remember and inquire about wheelchair entry, pool lifts and specialized equipment needs..
Go ahead and Take the Dog
Are you or other members of the group visiting with a pet dog? Animals are welcome at a number of vacation homes, but policies can vary. A number of constraints may possibly eliminate a prospective rental. Make sure that you read descriptions and contracts carefully. Fees may apply when animals are added. Ask questions *before* you book!
Its Time to Search
Several websites exist to match clients with rental home owners.. In addition to Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Beaufort, NC local rental homes" for local rental management companies. Local rental home management companies take pride in a top-quality vacation experience.
When you've found the rentalhome of your dreams, double check to make sure your vacation dates are available.
Some rental home owners will negotiate prices, and some won't. If the rate isn't negotiable, the number of nights might be. The off-season offers your best chance to negotiate a reduced rate.
Read the Entire Agreement
You should know which services are included:
- Power bills
- Internet Connectivity
- Telephone service
- Pool and hot tub heating
- Cable and pay-per-view TV
- Trash collection
- Maintenance policies
- Key exchange
- Parking Fees
In addition to the normal rate, travelers will have to pay local taxes when renting "Welcome to Xanadu East. Book now for 2021. Already filling up!", in addition to any other additional fees which may be required based upon their circumstances, including an animal charge, early check-in or later check-out fee, or a pool heating fee for private swimming pool usage during the autumn or spring months.
If you want to Cancel
Cancellation policies vary with each rental. Rental home management companies and rental owners often offer their guests the option to purchase trip insurance. Trip insurance guards the renter against emergencies and weather events, It gives reassurance should catastrophe strike.
Complete the Reservation
When everything looks right, it's finally time for you to sign a rental agreement. Remember that most rental contracts will require a significant rental down payment and/or security deposit to safeguard the rental home owner.
Know Who to Call
Put the rental manager's contact info into your phone and wallet for quick access to answers during your trip.
Congratulations! All that is left is making the most of your vacation!
During your Stay
- Photograph on your arrival. Record the condition of the rental unit immediately upon arrival. If you discover problems, or if fixes are required call the home manager straight away.
- You might need guidance for a fireplace, TV or hot tub. Call your rental manager. They are there to assist. A phone call can save hours of trouble.
- Remember to be a good next-door neighbor. Local people should be as friendly to you as you are respectful of them. Respecting late-night quiet hours and vehicle parking rules can make a visit a lot more pleasurable.
- Ask a local. Local people are a fantastic source of tips.
- Enjoy your stay! Make certain to protect the rental owner (and your things!) by keeping the home locked up while you are away, just like you would in your own home.
At the end of your stay
- Clean up a little. Even when you're spending money on a cleaning fee, The vacation rental really should be in sound condition. Kitchen sinks filled with dishes, surplus beach sand on the floors and sticky messes should be dealt with before you leave.
- Be sure to walk through the rental home one final time and look for property damage. We advise walking through with the rental manager whenever feasible (often this isn't possible).. If the property manager is not available, you'll want to take photos of the property to record its condition.
- Did you enjoy your rental? Nearly all vacation rental sites ask for testimonials after your stay . Rental owners and rental managers will thank you for favorable recommendations. If anything went wrong, we advise being pleasant but straightforward with regards to rental experience. The best property owners and managers will work very hard to solve the problem.
Learn and Improve
Did they enjoy their vacation? Maybe everything turned out to be ideal and you're all set to reserve the same rental for next season. If not, you have acquired valuable experience that can help with another search.