• 3 Bedrooms
  • 3.5 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Blender
  • Children Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Communal Pool
  • Communal Pool
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Iron & Board
  • Iron & Board
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

From the front door of our condo, you are steps away from putting your toes on the beach! Our ideal, freshly refreshed 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath condo offers modern beach touches and the amenities of home. This second-floor unit directly faces the sea and has impressive vistas of the Crystal Coast. Appreciate a morning cup of coffee on either of the two balconies with magnificant vistas of the beach!

Upon your arrival at Dunescape Villas, you will find suitcases carts and grocery shopping carts as well as an elevator to make moving into your home away from home simple and speedy. There is a screened-in entry way / mud room in the front and a separate laundry room that has a full-size washer and dryer. The condo itself was newly modernized and newly finished. It includes bliss plank floor throughout, completely-supplied kitchen, separate wet bar with drink refrigerator, oceanfront screen porch off the living room, and a separate oceanfront balcony off of the master bedroom.

The master bedroom has a king size bed with an en suite bath with shower. The 2nd bedroom has a twin bunkbed and a full bed and is next to a full bath with tub; there is also a modest workspace/desk area in this bedroom if you are so inclined. The 3rd bedroom has a queen bed and its own private half bath. There are TVs in all three bedrooms.

The kitchen has all new appliances including French-door refrigerator, dishwasher, and over-the-range microwave and is supplied for all your preparing needs.

The living room has a 50” Samsung Intelligent TV with constructed-in Alexa. There is a screened-in porch off of the living room with seating overlooking the dunes, boarded walkway to the beach and, of course, the sea.

Throughout the complex, there are numerous picnic areas with tables and charcoal grilles. There are four swimming pools and multiple private beach access points with gazebos overlooking the beach. To use the pools, a release form must be signed prior to check-in.

All of the buildings at Dunescape Villas have parking tons near the unit. If additional parking is needed, there is overflow parking across the street. 2 parking passes included for parking at unit.

Linens, bath towels, beach towels, paper products, etc. are not supplied. There are linen service companies in the area should you need this type of service.

Spring break weeks, mid-May to mid-September: 7 nighttime minimum weekly units, Sunday to Sunday. **Will offer Saturday to Saturday over the July 4, 2021 holiday (please inquire).** Other times of the year, 3 nighttime minimum with flexible check-in/out dates.

Self check-in and self check-out.

This is a no smoking unit. No smoking around the pool, elevators, second floor common areas.

Renters must park in the designated spaces in front of the building, not under the buildings.

We would appreciate if visitors would remove shoes at the front door. Sand from the beach lingers on shoes. Please do not rinse out sandy swimsuits in the unit as this could cause damage to the plumbing for the entire building. There are shower-off areas with hoses by the pool and beach access points that can be used for hosing off sandy items.



Safety First!! Sea: Please look at the warning signs/flags out at the beach. If you see red flags, that means NO SWIMMING.

Can you put a tent on the beach? Modest tents/canopies are allowed on our beaches, supplied they are properly secured (tents over 200 ft & canopies over 400 ft need a permit). However, we strongly recommend that these structures are not left up overnight. Objects left on the beach overnight may interfere with nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings, and they also have a tendency to go missing when they are left unattended. In order to keep your visit safe and enchanting, we suggest that any structures be removed from the beach at nighttime.

Unit is supplied with an external security camera at the entrance to our condo facing the entryway door.

Security deposit of $350 (returnable after departure cleaning).

The Area
Directly across the street you have condo access to a pier and day-dock to keep your boat on the Bogue Sound as well as park your trailer. If you bring your boat, there is a public boat launch one mile away. The condo is located less than 2 miles to “The Circle” with multiple bar and restaurant options. Known as the main “Town Beach” and located in the heart of the busy Atlantic Beach community, The Circle offers a myriad of ways to stay entertained, both on and off the sand. The condo is also a brief drive to historic Fort Macon and the NC Aquarium. Just a brief drive back across the bridge, the cozy towns of Morehead City and Beaufort offer stores and multiple dining options as well as water excursions and tours to Cape Lookout, Shackleford Banks, and Harkers Island.

Money Saving Strategies

  • Find the tourism bureau where you want to visit. Most established tourism bureaus offer printed tourism guides with deals for lodging, dining and attractions. Look for these magazines and promotional books, because this allows visitors to discover the very same wonderful attractions with a frequently substantial discounted.
  • Desire to stay away from crowds of people and get a better price? Off-peak times offer substantial discounts.
  • Are you a armed forces veteran? Quite a few vacation rental companies provide unique discounts to vets and active-duty military. Make sure to check with vacation rental company to see if your travelling crew is eligible for a discounted price.
  • Is there a certain experience you are most looking forward to ? You will definitely get the most value from a rental that most thoroughly satisfies your ideal holiday setting, even if it costs a tad bit more.
  • Consider purchasing trip insurance with your leasing agreement. Trip insurance, which generally costs between 1% - 5% of the base stay price, provides vacationers reimbursement of their rental costs for any days missed as a result of medical related emergencies or storms, in addition to ensuing additional hurricane evacuation costs or charges, like an unexpected hotel stay or extra gas. Trip insurance can be a bank account-saver if the unforseen happens (heaven forbid!).

General Rental Advice

First-timers tend to be surprised at the range and selection of weekly rentals available in the Beaufort, NC area. Vacation home accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of international research sites like Tripadvisor and VRBO.

The majority of vacation rentals in Beaufort, NC are privately owned and many are represented by experienced local property management companies. For owners not directly involved with the management of their rental, management companies are instrumental in assisting travellers with reserving, check-in, cleaning, and any routine service issues that may occur.

Seasoned Beaufort, NC vacationers have identified several tips and tricks throughout the years with regards to renting rentals, however most beginners will be delighted to learn that many of these "techniques" are in plain sight, if you understand where to look.

Where to find and reserve the best rental property:

Before you decide to book "Shore Beats Work! Direct Oceanfront Atlantic Beach Paradise", examine our brief collection of issues to consider.

The Sooner You Begin, The Better The Selection

Beaufort, NC vacation rentals start booking early. For the best selection, start your planning and search 6-12 months in advance of your vacation. A lot of groups prefer to begin their search over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year holiday gatherings.

Choose a Village and Time

Begin by figuring out which specific area of Beaufort, NC you prefer to browse, and the approximate travel dates.

Selecting an Properly-Sized Rental home

Keep a list of attendees. How many beds and bedrooms will you be needing? Remember that many vacation rentals advertise maximum guest capacity, which usually includes sofa beds in the living area. It is important to determine what is acceptable for your family. Most rental home listings will outline each one of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattress sizes.

What Are You Prepared to Pay?

Check to make sure "Shore Beats Work! Direct Oceanfront Atlantic Beach Paradise" works with your price range *during your desired week*. If a few groups or loved ones are sharing the cost, be certain that each person knows their obligations and has approved a maximum they are willing to contribute. Most rental contracts call for a single individual to be responsible for the entire reservation.

Create a list of "Wishes" and "Requirements"

What amenities is the family interested in? Is a screened porch a requirement? Are you more interested in wildlife or amusements? Are bedsheets included with the rental contract, or will you need to provide your own? Build a list of priority features to guide narrow your search.

Accessability

Do some people in your crew have special needs? Ensure that you remember and ask about wheel chair accessibility, pool lifts and specialized equipment requirements..

Paws-Friendly, Please

Do not forget to include your best friend! Although a number of rentals permit animal friends, guidelines and costs vary per property. Type of animal, size and breeds could be controlled. Make sure to read descriptions and contracts carefully. Additional fees or deposits may be applied to your agreement. If in doubt, ask the property manager and get it in writing.

Start the Search

Several websites exist to match visitors with property owners.. Together with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we suggest searching Google for "Beaufort, NC local rental homes" for local vacation home management companies. Local property management companies pride themselves on a superior vacation experience.

Negotiate

When you have found the rentalhome of your dreams, check to confirm your trip dates are available.

While not true for all properties, many property owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If the price isn't negotiable, the number of nights might be. Your easiest opportunity for a lower rate will be changing to an off-season week.

Study the Total Contract

Read through the whole agreement and make certain you understand who is liable for:

  • Power bills
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Phone service
  • Pool and hot tub heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • Cleaning services and housekeeping
  • Trash Pickup (and which day?)
  • Maintenance policies
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking Fees

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

Cancellations Happen

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

Complete the Reservation

When everything looks correct, it's finally time to sign on the dotted line. You will likely need to submit a security deposit at time of reservation.

Keep Your Property Manager's Information

Put the property manager's contact info into your smartphone and wallet for easy access to answers throughout your stay.

Congrats! All that is left is enjoying your visit!

During your Stay

  • Take notes of any damage soon after you arrive. If you find damages, or if fixes are required contact the property manager immediately.
  • When there's any ambiguity about parking, policies of the property, house access, swimming pool functions, etc... we advise you ask the rental manager promptly. A brief phone call helps prevent many head aches.
  • Please remember to respect your nearby neighbors. Permanent residents more often than not live within earshot. Respecting late-night quiet hours and vehicle parking regulations can make a stay significantly more enjoyable.
  • Ask a local. Local people are a terrific source of recommendations. Who better to ask where to order the best pizza, have a great night out, or the best areas for wildlife?
  • Enjoy your stay! Ensure you protect the rental owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the property secured when you are away, just like you would in your own home.

Check Out Time

  • Clean up a little. Even though you're spending money on a cleaning fee, The vacation home is required to be in very good condition. Sinks stuffed with dirty dishes, excessive beach sand on the flooring and sticky messes should really be dealt with prior to leaving.
  • Please make sure to walk through the rental one last time and check for property damage. We recommend walking through with the rental manager whenever you can (often this isn't possible).. If the property owner is not available, remember to take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • How do you feel about your stay? Many vacation rental sites ask for comments after your stay is complete. Rental owners and property managers will thank you for positive recommendations. If anything was wrong and they did not fix it in a practical manner, or when the rental home was not as described, you may want to make it a point in your feedback.

Learn from your Stay

Does everybody want to re-book next year? If everything was amazing, next year's trip planning is going to be easy. Otherwise, you have gained invaluable experience to help with another search.

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