• 4 Bedrooms
  • 4.5 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Books
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dining Area
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Family
  • Games
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Oven
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pool Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

About this Property

A Family-Neighborly 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 comforts, 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 relish your morning coffee? Stroll along the wide beaches or relax in a rocking chair with a good rent Blondie West has an considerable 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, adore 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. Recently 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 included 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 copious board games. What about a movie? Blondie West has an comprehensive 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 libation as we watch the elegant 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 supplied 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 Strategies

  • Search for the official tourism bureau in the area you wish to travel. Many tourism bureaus will send printed tourism guide books with special packages for lodging, restaurants and tours. Be on the lookout for these catalogs and promotional books, as this allows visitors to take advantage of the very same attractions with a typically significantly discounted.
  • Are the travel dates flexible? Off-peak times provide tremendous markdowns.
  • Active Duty and veterans of the US Military may be eligible for financial savings. Make sure to check with property manager to see if your travelling gang is eligible for a markdown.
  • Is there a certain activity you are mainly anticipating during your stay? If there's a particular Beaufort, NC atteaction that you just love, keep an eye out for properties that cater especially to you.
  • Vacation rental companies and individual rental owners frequently offer clients the opportunity to purchase trip insurance coverage. Trip insurance, which generally will cost you somewhere between 1% - 5% of the base rental rate, provides vacationers reimbursement of their travel costs for any nights missed resulting from health-related emergencies or weather, in addition to ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, like an unplanned motel stay or extra gas. Trip insurance is definitely a bank account-saver if the unforseen occurs (heaven forbid!).

The Rental Process

You might be shocked to uncover how many vacation rentals are available at your destination. With such a big selection, clients are sure to come across a rental home that suits their wishes and spending plan.

Nearly all vacation homes in Beaufort, NC are privately owned and many are represented by established local property management companies. Owners frequently choose management companies to assist with online advertising, house cleaning services and repairs and maintenance.

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

Searching for and reserving the right rental:

Before you decide to book "A Family-Friendly Dream Vacation - Oceanfront Beach Retreat - Private Tiki Bar/Cornhole and Horseshoes", read through our brief collection of considerations.

Start Your Search Early

Beaufort, NC rental homes start booking very early. Reserving your rental property 6-12 months in advance is highly recommended, whenever possible. Holiday gatherings are a popular time for family groups to plot their Summer escapes..

Pick a Village and Date

Oftentimes, the most challenging part of preparing for your vacation is choosing where to search, and when. After the big decisions are hammered out, everything else is simpler.

Choosing an Correctly-Sized Rental

Confirm who is attending the vacation, and just how many/what kind of bedroom configuration you need to have. Remember that that many homes list maximum guest capacity, which often includes sofa beds in the home's living room. It is important to figure out what is acceptable for the party. Precise descriptions of bedrooms and beds are commonly accessible online. If not, email or call the property owner before you book.

Make a Spending Limit

Many vacation homes are advertised with a price range. Determine the rate for your desired trip. It may be at the high end of the range. Make sure to get cost-sharing commitments from travel companions prior to reserving a pricey rental home. Most rental contracts call for a single person to be in charge of the whole reservation.

Create a list of "Preferences" and "Needs"

What amenities is your family searching for? Are you looking for a vacation property with open-air kitchen? Are you more enthusiastic about a natural landscape or amusements? Are items like beach chairs, barbecue grills, beach umbrellas, buggies or coolers at your disposal and included with your rental fee? Gather a list of "needs and desires" from your company to help narrow your search to the most suitable property.

Special Issues

In some cases the older generation has trouble with staircases. Make sure that you remember and inquire about wheelchair accessibility, pool lifts and special equipment requirements..

Paws-Friendly, Please

Are you or other members of the family travelling with a pet dog? Dog policies are different at each rental. Read descriptions thoroughly. Many limitations may dismiss a potential rental home. You'll want to read agreements and contracts carefully. Additional fees or deposits may be applied to your contract. Ask questions *well before* you book!

Where to Search

When the location, travel dates and guests are decided, search multiple resources to get the best rental home selection. Together with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Beaufort, NC local vacation rentals" for local rental management companies. In addition to offering exceptional properties, local agencies offer top-notch service..

Negotiate the Price

Re-read the description to be sure the rental home has everything required. If it is lacking, the rental home management company may know of similar homes that better suit your style and budget..

Some property owners will negotiate prices, and some will not. If they are hesitant to budge on a peak-season trip, try getting an extra night. Off-peak weeks will likely be negotiable more frequently than peak-season..

Study the Agreement

It is advisable to know which services are included:

  • Utilities
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Phone service
  • Hot Tub Heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • Cleaning services and housekeeping
  • Trash collection
  • Maintenance policies
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking requirements

In addition to the standard fee, travelers have to pay local taxes when renting "A Family-Friendly Dream Vacation - Oceanfront Beach Retreat - Private Tiki Bar/Cornhole and Horseshoes", as well as any other additional fees which might be mandatory depending on their situation, 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 must Cancel

Cancellation policies vary for each rental. Many vacation property agreements include an option for trip insurance. Trip insurance shields the renter against emergencies and weather events, It offers peace of mind should disaster strike.

Reserve your Rental Property

Once you feel you've identified "the one", start the reservation process. Remember that most rental agreements will require a substantial rental deposit and/or security deposit to safeguard the property owner.

Keep Your Contact's Info

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

Congratulations on reserving your vacation home! You're on your way to a fabulous vacation!

During your Stay

  • Take pictures on your arrival. Record the overall condition of the rental property right away. Get in touch with the rental manager right away to report your findings. If there is a dispute about legal responsibility later, having the documented problems and contact attempts will probably be very helpful.
  • Ask questions. You could need guidance for a gas fireplace, TV or hot tub. Contact your home manager. They are there to assist. A phone call can save several hours of hassle.
  • Please remember to respect your neighbors. Often, surrounding residences are lived in by permanent residents. Respecting late-night quiet hours and vehicle parking restrictions can make a vacation considerably more pleasurable.
  • Ask a local. Natives can frequently point you in the right direction.
  • Make sure you protect the rental owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the property secured while you are away, just like you would in your own home.

Check Out Time

  • Check to make sure you've packed all your possessions. Sweep each room in the house for left-behind items. Check bath rooms, the garage, cabinets, porches, the swimming pool area, and anywhere else your personal property might "hide".
  • As soon as your things are all out, begin a walk-through of the rental to confirm no damage occurred in the course of your stay. We advise walking through with the rental manager wherever possible (this isn't always the case).. If the property owner is not available, make certain to take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you enjoy yourself? Virtually all vacation rental sites ask for comments after your stay . Rental owners and property managers will appreciate your glowing critiques. If something went wrong, we advise being understanding but genuine regarding your rental experience. Top owners and managers will work very hard to rectify the issue.

Iterate

Hold a vacation recap meeting with your travel companions. Did they love their stay? If everything was amazing, next year's vacation planning will be painless. If not, you've acquired invaluable rental search experience to aid with your next search.

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