• 3 Bedrooms
  • 3.5 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Blender
  • 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 Room
  • Dining Room
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Family
  • Family
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Pantry Items
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stereo
  • Stereo
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

Location: Pine Knoll Shores, Central Coast, Coastal, North Carolina, USA (on the Spectacular Crystal Coast of North Carolina)

Accommodations: Townhome, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 6)
If you walk out our front door and look to the left, the beach is a few steps away, as we are the second unit from the sea. If you want to go to the pool, turn right.

There are sea vistas from all rooms. Condo has freshly been refreshed. The complex offers direct access to the beach and community pool. There is covered parking and a marvelous outdoor space that is great for social gatherings. It is a GREAT family place and the beach is never busy. Sea Glen is not off the beaten path. The complex is located close to local attractions, eateries, the NC Aquarium, golf, etc. There are stores, kayaking, parasailing, jet-skiing, a gas station, library, and post office. On July 4th you can sit on the outdoor space outdoor the master bedroom and see the fireworks in Morehead City.

The North Carolina Aquarium is only two miles from the condo, located in the Theodore Roosevelt Preserve on the bay side of the island. They offer varied activities all year round for all ages, plus walking nature trails.

The towns of North Carolina’s Crystal Coast have a beauty all their own, and something to offer everybody.

Our condo is located in the Southern Outer Banks, in the town of Pine Knoll Shores. Its location in between Atlantic Beach and Emerald Isle offers visitors the unspoiled beauty of the pristine beaches while still being in close proximity to an array of boating and fishing activities, shopping, and dining in eateries specializing in new local seafood.

The rich history of the area is evident whether you are strolling the streets of Beaufort, the third oldest city in North Carolina, exploring the grounds of Fort Macon National Park or scuba diving the Graveyard of the Atlantic in search of Blackbeard's famed ship 'Queen Anne's Revenge'.

Our three bedroom, 2-1/2 bath unit offers you everything you need for a ideal family holiday get-a-way. Sea Glen is a modest, peaceful complex located on the barrier island of Bogue Banks. It is located in the maritime forest right next to the 200 acres of the Theodore Roosevelt Natural Preserve. The beach is wide and uncrowded. It has a friendly, family vibe. You can meet and mingle with the other Sea Glen visitors or maintain your privacy - the choice is yours.

Take a day to discover the surrounding areas, the close by historic town of Beaufort, Morehead City and the appealing oceanside community of Swansboro. Appreciate discovering the area with copious stores, eateries and other attractions that are just a speedy bicycle ride away.

The Master Bedroom has a full private bath, king-size bed and balcony with a phenomenal view of the beach, sea and the Theodore Roosevelt Preserve. At nighttime you can see the Cape Lookout Lighthouse flashing in the distance. There are two other bedrooms - one with a trundle bed that opens into a king size bed, and the other with a queen. These rooms share the 2nd full bath. Downstairs there is a completely-supplied kitchen, dining room, sunroom, huge living room, plus a half bath. Since the beach faces the south, you can relax and savor yourself on the outdoor space and watch spectacular sunrises and/or sunsets. You will see tons of pelicans flying in formation, egrets and often times you will see porpoises off shore.

How to Save Money on Your Rental

  • Many property managers and rental homes supply Beaufort, NC area traveller discount magazines which include coupons, either offered individually by local companies, or by a partnership between the management company and the local business itself. Look for these catalogs and coupon books, because this allows visitors to experience those attractions at a sometimes substantial discounted.
  • Prefer to stay away from crowds of people and reduce costs? Off-peak rates are usually a fraction of peak fees.
  • Are you a military veteran? Several management companies offer discounted prices to veterans and active-duty forces. Make sure to ask vacation rental company to see if your travelling gang qualifies for a reduced price.
  • Some properties are particularly designed for specific types of vacationers. Large event homes are perfect for weddings, receptions and corporate escapes. Some rentals cater to beach bums. Other rentals are positioned close to nightlife. You should prioritize your proximity to the outdoor activities and landmarks you are most interested in.
  • Property management companies and individual rental home owners generally offer their guests an opportunity to purchase trip insurance coverage. Trip insurance, which usually costs somewhere between 1% - 5% of the basic stay rate, offers vacationers reimbursement of their vacation expenses for any days missed resulting from health emergencies or storms, and additionally ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, like an unanticipated motel stay or extra gasoline.

How to Book a Rental Home

You might be surprised to find out how many rental homes are available at your destination. Vacation home accommodations have gained in popularity with the rise of essential search sites like Tripadvisor and VRBO.

Rentals are commonly owner operated or managed by rental management companies. Property management companies are popular with property owners because they manage the online marketing and operations..

We've assembled a short guide to assist you in getting most from your rental experience.

Searching for and booking the perfect rental:

Do you think "Two Steps to the Beach" is the best vacation property for your next family vacation? Browse through this guide to confirm it fits all of your preferences.

Search Early and Frequently

Beaufort, NC rentals start booking very early. For the greatest selection, start your planning and search 6-Twelve months in advance of a trip. Many visitors choose to begin their search during Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Eve gatherings.

Select your Area and Vacation Week

Agreement can often be complicated between family, but the moment this complicated part is finished everything will quickly slide in place.

How Much Rental home Do You Need?

Take a head count. How many beds and bedrooms will you need? Bear in mind that most rental homes list maximum guest capacity, which often includes sofa beds in the home's living room. You will need to determine what is most appropriate for the group. Generally vacation home listings will summarize each one of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattresses.

Stay on a Budget

Make sure "Two Steps to the Beach" satisfies your budget *during your desired dates*. Be sure to get cost-sharing commitments from company before booking an expensive rental. One member of your party must be responsible for gathering contributions and accepting responsibility for the complete rental fee at time of booking.

Make a List of "Preferences" and "Necessities"

What amenities is your family interested in? Is a screened porch a necessity? Are you more enthusiastic about a natural landscape or amusements? Does the rental have bikes and beach toys available throughout your stay? Make a list of prioritized "needs and desires" from your party to help narrow your search to the most appropriate property.

Accessibility and Special Circumstances

Optimal accessibility could make or break a visit for the less-mobile. If wheel chair accessibility, elevators, pool lifts or other special equipment is necessary, include that into your search. The majority of vacation home listings include a list of amenities.

Paws-Friendly, Please

Be sure to include your companion! Pets are welcome at many rental homes, but guidelines can vary. Ensure that you study descriptions and contracts carefully. Extra fees or deposits may be applied to your agreement. Ask questions *prior to* you book!

Searching the Internet

Once the location, dates and attendees are decided, search multiple sources for the very best rental selection. Besides Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Beaufort, NC local rental properties" for local rental home management companies. Besides having exceptional properties, local agencies offer top-notch service..

Negotiate

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

Although not true for all properties, many rental owners and property managers will negotiate rates. If the rate isn't negotiable, the number of nights may be. Your best chance for a reduced rate is switching to a less desirable week.

Read the Total Agreement

Read the full contract and make sure you understand who is responsible for:

  • Power bills
  • Internet
  • Long Distance Calls
  • Hot Tub Heating
  • Pay Per View Movies
  • Daily Cleaning (If Available)
  • Trash Pickup (and which day?)
  • Maintenance (get a phone number)
  • Key exchange
  • Parking requirements

In addition to the normal charge, vacationers will need to pay local taxes when renting "Two Steps to the Beach", in addition to any other fees which may be required depending on their circumstances, including a dog fee, earlier check-in or later check-out fee, or a pool heating fee for private swimming pool usage during the fall or spring months.

Do you know the Cancellation Policy?

Cancellation policies are different for each property. Vacation home management companies and rental owners typically offer their clients the option to buy trip insurance. Trip insurance, which commonly costs between 1% - 5% of the standard rental home rate, can provide vacationers with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent rental property costs) for any days missed a result of personal hospital emergencies or weather, and additionally hurricane evacuation costs, such as a unexpected motel stay or extra gas.

Book your Rental

Once you feel you've found "the one", begin the reservation process. You'll likely be asked to submit a security deposit at time of booking.

Keep Your Contact's Info

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

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

During your Stay

  • Take pictures at your arrival. Take notes of any damages when you arrive. Call the rental manager immediately to report your observations. This will prevent conflicts during check out.
  • Ask questions. Should there be any ambiguity about parking, policies of the property, property access, swimming pool operations, etc... we recommend you ask the rental manager immediately. A quick phone call helps prevent many hassles.
  • Be respectful of the local community. Often, adjacent residences are filled by permanent locals. Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by vacationers next to your home.
  • Ask a local. Local residences may point you in the right direction. Who better to ask where to order the best pizza, have a great night out, or the best areas for shopping?
  • Enjoy your stay! Make sure you protect the property owner (and your things!) by keeping the vacation home locked up while you are away, just like you would in your own home.

Checking Out

  • Tidy up a lttle bit. Even when you're having to pay a house cleaning fee, The rental should be in good shape. Kitchen sinks filled with pots and pans, surplus sand on the floors and sticky messes should really be remedied before you leave.
  • When your things are all out, begin a walk-through of the property to make sure that no property damage occurred during your stay. We recommend walking through with the property manager whenever possible (this may not be possible).. If the property owner is not available, ensure that you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • How do you feel about your choice? Virtually all rental management company websites request testimonials after your stay . Owners and rental managers will appreciate your positive reviews. If something went wrong, we advise being pleasant but honest regarding your stay. Top owners and managers will try very hard to rectify the issue.

Use Your Experience

Hold a debrief with your travel companions. Did they love their vacation? If everything was outstanding, next year's trip planning will be easy. Maybe the rental was not quite right, and you will better recognize how to perfect your search for the next trip.

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