• 5 Bedrooms
  • 4.5 Bathrooms
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General Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Basic Soaps
  • Basic Soaps
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Chairs
  • Blender
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Books
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Children Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deck/Patio
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Table
  • Dining Table
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Family
  • Family
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Station Contact
  • Fire Station Contact
  • First Aid Kit
  • First Aid Kit
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Wifi
  • Games
  • Games
  • Garage
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Grill
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Heating
  • Hospital Contact
  • Hospital Contact
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Iron & Board
  • Kettle
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen Island
  • Kitchen Island
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Linens Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Play Area
  • Outdoor Play Area
  • Oven
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Pantry Items
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Police Contact
  • Police Contact
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Porch/Veranda
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Romantic
  • Romantic
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Shampoo
  • Shampoo
  • Smart TV
  • Smart TV
  • Smoke Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Toaster
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Toys
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Video Library
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wifi Speed
  • Wifi Speed
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wireless Internet

About this Property

The Grey Dolphin is a very comfortable but enormous home. In there you can organize your family reunion or staying in a calming home, appreciating the beach and nature that Sunset Beach and around offer.

This home counts with calming rooms that sleep 14 people,

It has four (4) bedrooms upstairs with Jack and Jill bathroom.

Room 1: King bed

Room 2: Twin & Queen.

Room 3: Queen.

Room 4: Twin & Queen.

Living Area: A half bathroom.

GROUND FLOORING

With a private downstairs entrance, is Room 5: Bedroom with a queen and a pair of bunk beds. It has a dedicated full Bath ( this room doesn´t have access to the Living area)

This home is very close to the town, where you can rent kayaks and bicycles and walk to the boardwalk and see the sun drowning in the water.

You can check the few stores that are in town, there you can buy souvenirs and ice cream.

Everyone asks us how close the beach from the home is, well is as closest as it can be, the boardwalk that brings you to the beach is next to our home ????.

As you can see in our luxuries, we give a long list of things to appreciate your time inside and outdoor the home, from kitchen supplies to beach chairs and beach toys. You are welcome to use them.

Remember this is a family home so please take care of the stuff. We try to update our home supplies and furnishings very often to offer you always the most first-rate of the most enchanting.

Unfortunately, for the pet lovers, we do not accept them, not because we don’t adore them, but to keep the home tidy for the next visitors. Also, we are smoke-complimentary.

At the end and before every staying, a professional cleaner comes to tidy and disinfect the whole home and stocking the home for the next visitors.

Even though we, the owners, are not in Sunset Beach, we are one call, text, or e-mail away for any assistant you need and if you need assistance, we have local people ready to help.

IMPORTANT:

PARTIAL CHECK-IN IS NOT ACCEPTED DUE TO COVID-19 CLEANING PROCEDURES.

NO PARTIES OR EVENTS!

NO SMOKING. NO FAMILY PETS (please, we are asthmatic).

PLEASE RINSE OFF SAND AT THE RINSE STATION BEFORE ENTERING THE HOME.

PLEASE BRUSH OFF SHOES BEFORE ENTERING THE PORCH FROM THE STREET SIDE OR OCEANSIDE.

TAKE CARE OF THIS HOME AS IT IS YOURS, pass it on.

201 HOME RULES
(a). CHECK-IN. Tenant will be given check-in location and phone number after all charges are paid. Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. on the check-in date of your reservation. To accept sufficient time to prepare the unit for your use, we ask that you do not request early occupancy, (NO EARLY CHECK-INS ACCEPTED due to the Covid-19 Cleaning Requirements). It is recommended that Tenant contact the Owner to make appropriate arrangements to ensure keys and directions to the rental unit are made available.

(i) All units shall be supplied with quality linen & all beds (except for bunk beds) shall be made.
(ii) All units shall be supplied with bathroom towels and kitchen towels.
(iii) TWO KEYS will be furbished on check-in. Tenant will not duplicate keys to the home. There will be a $250 re-keying charge for lost or unreturned keys.

(b). CHECK-OUT Tenant will vacate the premise by 10:00 am on check-out day. An additional day’s rent will be charged for all late check-outs (NO LATE CHECKOUTS ACCEPTED due to the Covid-19 Cleaning Requirements).

(i) Please remove all linen and place them on the bedroom floor.
(ii) Please place all towels on the bathroom/kitchen floor.
(iii) We kindly request that you start a load of TOWELS before leaving.
(iv) We kindly request that you start the dishwasher before leaving.
Tenant is responsible for replacing bed covers on all beds, emptying refrigerator, turning off lights, taking out the trash the nighttime before the pick-up date (a $150 charge shall be applied for failure to abide by this policy), leaving the AC set on 80 degrees in the summer (or heat set to 60 degrees in the winter), securing all doors and windows, leaving the home generally tidy damage-complimentary and in good condition for our cleaning team, leave the keys on the kitchen counter.

HAVE A SAFE JOURNEY HOME. At your leisure, we savor your review, and we value your comments, suggestions, and requests.

(c). PERMITTED OCCUPANTS Tenant (aged 25 & older) must take possession and maintain possession of the subject unit for the full rental period. The Tenant shall not permit anyone under the age of 25 to take possession of this unit for any extended period. The Tenant shall not permit the unit to be occupied or used as a residence by more than the max. number of occupants allowed under this lease. Tenant includes; parents, grandparents, children, and extended families (including all children) and friends/visitors, and their family members. IDs must be decorated upon request. NO EXCEPTIONS. THE UNDERSIGNED REPRESENTS (HIM/HER) SELF TO BE AN ADULT 25 YEARS OR OLDER. 

(d). LEASE NOT ASSIGNABLE Tenant shall not assign this agreement or sublet the unit in whole or part.

(e). NONDISCRIMINATION Owner shall conduct all rental activities regarding this agreement without respect to the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, familial status, sexual orientation, or gender identity of any event or prospective event.

(f). PROHIBITED CONDUCT SPECIAL EVENTS & HOME PARTIES ARE NOT ACCEPTED! Absolutely no beer kegs, fireworks, ATVs or RVs, or illegal activities allowed on premises. Violation of this will result in the termination of the lease and immediate eviction without refund unless the unit is re-rented at the same rate as the rented rate. WE TAKE SAFETY, SECURITY, AND GOOD CONDUCT SERIOUSLY.

(g). DAMAGES Tenant is REQUIRED to REPORT ANY BREAKAGE OR DAMAGES TO THE OWNER UPON ENTRY OR OCCURRENCE (whichever comes sooner). Tenant agrees to be responsible for any damages done by Tenant, his family, or visitors. Tenant authorizes Owner to charge his or her security deposit for damages beyond reasonable wear and tear. Failure to give this info can result in a $150.00 charge being imposed.

(h). WASTE MANAGEMENT POLICY Failure to abide by the policy requiring putting out the garbage/recycling bins on the sidewalk's street side may result in a $150.00 Charge Being Imposed.

(i). ACCOMMODATIONS The home is supplied for normal housekeeping and includes in the KITCHEN; an abundance of dinnerware, wine glasses, dinner silverware, preparing silverware, cookware, potholders, bowls and serving dishes, cutting boards, drain pan, hood exhaust with lights & fan, microwave, toaster oven, 4 slice pop up toaster, 12 cups electric drip coffee pot, stainless steel electric teapot, blender, electric hand mixer, electric glass stovetop/oven, dishwasher, dishwasher detergent jell pods under the sink, hand soap dispenser on the sink, kitchen garbage can, kitchen garbage bag dispenser, kitchen garbage bags, take away disposable food containers, and one roll of paper towels.

In the LAUNDRY ROOM; washer/dryer, laundry detergent pods, vacuum, iron, ironing board, 6’ folding table, 6 folding chairs.

In the DINING ROOM; wallboard, infant seat.

On the 500 square foot SEA SIDE PORCH; 2 rockers, 4 Adirondack chairs, seating pads, 4 side tables, breakfast table, 4 chairs, sun outdoor space, fish flag with pole.

On the GROUND FLOORING; an inground charcoal grille, picnic table with benches, foot rinse, hot/cold shower, a guest storage room, with beach cart, toys, boogey boards, umbrella, beach chairs. In all 3 FULL BATHROOMS on the Walls; 2 body wash dispensers, 2 shampoo dispensers, and a disposable hand soap dispenser on the sink, one roll of toilet paper per bathroom.

In all 5 BEDROOMS; all beds have bed pads, bed covers, bedspreads, blankets, pillows, pillow covers, pillowcases, linens.

In the LIVING ROOM; wi-fi, bocce set, spike ball set, football.

(j). MAINTENANCE Owners make every effort to keep each unit and its equipment and niceties in good working order. Owner shall not be liable for damages and no refunds will be given for such temporary failure, included the Owner is seeking to service, repair, or replace said failure in a reasonable manner upon receipt of written notification, via text or e-mail, from the Tenant of same. Difficulties with utilities, services, or amenities supplied by third-event vendors may take additional time to remedy as the Owner has limited ability to control third-event scheduling.

(k). RIGHT OF ENTRY AND ACCESS TO THE UNIT Owner reserves the right to enter premises or schedule for professional services, with reasonable notice to Tenant, during tenancy including but not limited to inspecting, making repairs, or showing home to purchasers or Tenants.

(l). OUTDOOR FIRES All fires are definitely prohibited. Charcoal grilles are allowed when used in accordance with the Town of Sunset Beach Ordinance. Fireworks or possession of fireworks is not allowed on premises at any time.

(m). GRILLING is not allowed except as designated on in-ground grille. Do not attempt to use moveable outdoor grilles on decks, porches, or near wooded areas as you are responsible for any damages. Please be sure to tidy the grille before you leave so the next guest finds it ready for use.

(n). ADDITIONAL CHARGES Additional costs and charges, allowed, may be charged only pursuant to a written agreement which states the amount of the fee or charge and is made at the time of the specific modification, renewal, extension, or amendment, or at the time the specific modification, renewal, extension, or amendment is requested.

Wallet-Friendly Tips

  • Many property managers and vacation rental houses provide Carolina Beach area travel catalogs that feature coupons, either offered individually by local companies, or utilizing a partnership between the property management company and the local business itself. Search for these magazines and discount books, since this allows visitors to discover the same wonderful activities with a sometimes significantly discounted.
  • Are the travel dates changeable? Shoulder seasons offer amazing promotions.
  • Active Duty and veterans of the US Military may qualify for discounted rates. Be sure to ask vacation rental company to see if your visiting gang is eligible for a reduction.
  • Some rental properties are essentially designed to serve particular visitors, whether it is oceanside units with pier passes, city-center homes with close access to shopping or waterfront homes that have private windsurfing launching areas. Make sure to prioritize your proximity to the activities and points of interest you are most interested in.
  • Rental companies and individual rental home owners typically offer clients an option to purchase trip insurance coverage. Trip insurance, which generally add somewhere between 1% - 5% of the base stay cost, offers travellers reimbursement of their trip expenses for any missed as a result of medical-related emergencies or hurricanes, and additionally ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or expenses, like an unplanned motel stay or additional gas.

General Rental Home Tricks & Tips

You may be surprised to uncover how many rental homes are available at your destination. With such a wide selection, clients are certain to come across a property that fits their expectations and spending budget.

Vacation homes are usually owner operated or managed by rental management companies. For property owners not directly involved with the management of their rental, management companies are critical in assisting guests with reserving, check-in, cleaning, as well as routine service problems that may arise.

We have put together a short guide to help you get the most out of your rental home experience.

Searching for and booking the right rental home:

Before you book " @ Ocean Front Guest Friendly Home "An Emerald On The Beach"", review our short list of factors to consider.

Begin Your Search Early

Like many desirable vacation spots, In Carolina Beach the best rentals are booked early. Booking your vacation property 6-12 months before your travel dates is usually recommended, when possible. A lot of visitors choose to begin their search over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Eve holiday gatherings.

Find your Area and Determine Dates

Quite often, the hardest portion of preparing for your vacation is deciding on where to search, and when. As soon as the big decisions are tackled, everything else will be simpler.

Exactly How Much Vacation rental Do You Actually Need?

Take a head count. How many beds and bedrooms will you be needing? Keep in mind that many rental homes advertise maximum guest capacity, which often includes sofa beds in the living room. It is important to determine what is acceptable for the party. Precise descriptions of bedrooms and beds are usually accessible online. If not, email or call the property owner before you book.

Commit to a Budget

Make sure " @ Ocean Front Guest Friendly Home "An Emerald On The Beach"" satisfies your price range *during your desired week*. If multiple groups or loved ones are sharing the cost, make sure each person knows their obligation and has approved a maximum they are prepared to pay. One member of your party must be in charge of gathering payments and agreeing to responsibility for the entire rental price at time of booking.

Make a List of "Wants" and "Necessities"

What home features is the family trying to find? Is a screened deck a requirement? Do you desire to be away from it all, or close to civilization? Are sheets offered with the rental, or will you need to bring your own? Build a list of priority features to help narrow your search.

Special Things to consider

Proper access can make or break a vacation for the less-mobile. Ensure that you remember and ask about wheelchair entry, pool lifts and special equipment requirements..

Fido Approved

Be sure to include your best friend! Animal friends are welcome at a number of vacation homes, but guidelines can vary. Make certain to read agreements and contracts carefully. Extra fees or deposits may be applied to your agreement.

Searching the Internet

After the place, travel dates and attendees are decided, search multiple sources for the best rental selection. In combination with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we suggest searching Google for "Carolina Beach local vacation homes" for local rental home management companies. In addition to having exceptional properties, local agencies offer you excellent service..

Negotiate

Re-read the description to make certain that the vacation rental has everything you need. If something is missing, the vacation rental management company might know of very similar homes that suit your style and budget..

Some property owners will negotiate rates, and some will not. If the price isn't negotiable, the number of nights may be. The off-season offers your greatest opportunity to make a deal for a reduced rate.

Go Through The Agreement

You'll want to know which services are included:

  • Utility bills
  • Internet
  • Telephone service
  • Pool Heating
  • Cable and pay-per-view TV
  • Daily Cleaning (If Available)
  • Trash Pickup (and which day?)
  • Maintenance (get a phone number)
  • Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
  • Parking Space

In addition to the normal price, visitors must pay state taxes when renting " @ Ocean Front Guest Friendly Home "An Emerald On The Beach"", as well as any other fees which may be mandatory based upon their situation, including a pet fee, early check-in or later check-out fee, or a pool heater fee for private swimming pool usage during the fall or spring months.

Cancellation Policies

Cancellation policies are different for each property. Property management companies and individual property owners often offer their clients the option to purchase trip insurance. Trip insurance guards the renter against emergencies and weather events, It offers reassurance should tragedy strike.

Reserve your Rental Property

When everything seems right, it's finally time to sign on the dotted line. You'll probably be required to submit a security deposit at time of booking.

Know Who to Call

Be sure to get the property manager's contact telephone number and entry/exit procedures for your rental home. We recommend storing the contact's details in your smartphone and wallet.

Congrats on reserving your rental! You're on the way to a phenomenal vacation!

During your Stay

  • To make sure no damages are attributed to your visit, create a record of any problem areas of the rental. We also recommend promptly phoning the rental manager with a report of any problems, along with your request for any needed repairs. This may protect against disputes during checkout.
  • You might need instructions for a gas fireplace, Television or spa tub. Get in touch with your property manager. They are there to assist. A brief phone call prevents many complications.
  • Be respectful of the community. . Respecting late-night quiet hours and vehicle parking regulations can make a vacation considerably more relaxing.
  • Ask a local. Local people may point you in the right direction.
  • Make sure that you protect the owner (and your things!) by keeping the rental home secured when you are away, exactly like you would in your own home.

When its Time to Leave

  • Double-check each room of the rental property to make certain you've gathered all valuables.
  • Make sure to walk through the rental one last time and check for property damage. If possible, do this walk-out review with the property owner present. If the property owner is not available, make sure that you take photos of the property to record its condition.
  • Did you have a good time? Many rental home management companies and rental home sites allow travellers to give reviews. If your rental and/or property manager was great, they will appreciate your positive reviews. If anything went wrong, we suggest being kind but sincere with regards to your experience. Top property owners and managers will try very hard to correct the situation.

Learn and Improve

Did they enjoy their vacation? If everything was wonderful, next year's family vacation planning will be simple. Maybe the rental was not perfect, and you'll better recognize how to refine your search for the next trip.

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