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Rental Property Terms and Definitions

Emerald Isle Realty offers hundreds of incredible vacation rental properties. Use these rental property terms and definitions to help you narrow down your choices and find the perfect home away from home for your next vacation or getaway!

Vacation Home Locations

Oceanfront Vacation Rentals

Oceanfront: An oceanfront vacation rental has no homes or other structures located between it and the ocean. You’ll awaken each morning in your own private beach cottage, duplex or condo to a front row, glorious view of the Atlantic Ocean. Distance to the ocean varies per vacation home.

Second Row Vacation Rentals

Second Row: Only one row back from the ocean, these semi-oceanfront second row vacation rentals offer great ocean views and all have easy, convenient beach access for those relaxing walks and swims. The beach is just a short walk over the dunes or on a neighborhood boardwalk. Distance to the water, beach access and views vary per vacation home.

Third Row Vacation Rentals

Third Row: These almost oceanfront vacation rentals sit two rows back from the oceanfront. These private beach cottages are perfect for quiet relaxation and many feature ocean or sound views. The beach is just a short stroll to walk over the dune or on a neighborhood boardwalk to access the ocean. Distance to the water, beach access and views vary per vacation home.

Middle Row Vacation Rentals

Middle Row: These ocean and sound side vacation rentals are often nestled among live oaks, our middle row vacation rentals have two or more homes between them and the ocean or sound. These private beach cottages are perfect for quiet relaxation and many feature ocean or sound views. You will appreciate the easy stroll to the beach, which varies from one to seven blocks away. Distance to the water, beach access and views vary per vacation home.

Soundfront Vacation Rentals

Soundfront: Soundfront vacation rentals have no other homes or structures located between them and the sound. Enjoy sunsets over Bogue Sound and the pristine natural setting of tidal creeks and marshes. And the ocean side beach is just a leisurely stroll away. Distance and access to Bogue sound varies per vacation home.

Vacation Home Types

Sandcastle and Island Sandcastles

Sandcastle and Island Sandcastles: Our exclusive Sandcastle (oceanfront) and Island Sandcastle (second or middle row) homes are for our most discerning families who wish to be luxuriously pampered while on vacation. These exclusive and elegant homes are beautifully furnished with outstanding floor plans and upscale amenities. And with our Sand Castle & Classic Carolina Club or Island Club linen services, all your bed and bath linens are provided.

Single Family Vacation Rentals

Single Family: Our single family homes are ideal for guests looking for both affordability and convenience. From charming comfortable cottages to spacious and stylish beach houses, you’re sure to find a vacation home that suits your needs and your budget.

Duplex Vacation Rentals

Duplexes: Our spacious duplex homes are rented as the private half of a divided home and are usually mirror images of each other. Rent both halves of a duplex for the ideal family reunion!

Condos

Condominiums: Choose from a variety of resort settings for your next family vacation including tennis courts, swimming pools, soundfront docks and much more. Planning a honeymoon or romantic getaway? With private decks and Jacuzzis, our small luxury condos offer the ultimate in elegant comfort.

Classic Carolina Cottages

Classic Carolina Cottages: These early beach homes were built between 1957 and 1980 and represent a carefully curated collection of cottages that have welcomed salty, sandy families for decades. Knotty pine walls and simple but sturdy architecture demonstrate their timeless qualities as the quintessential beach cottage. And with our Sand Castle & Classic Carolina Club linen services, all your bed and bath linens are provided.

Bed Codes

 

K King Size Bed
Q Queen Size Bed
D Double Bed
S Single Bed
B One Set of Bunkbeds
R Rollaway (Folding Single)
SS Sleeper Sofa (May be preceeded by Q, D or S)
Futon Japanese style folding frame and mattress
T Trundle bed which is two Singles (lower rolls under bed)
Dybd Daybed (Single or trundle that also functions as small couch)
 

The asterisks between the bed types show which rooms house which beds. Sleeper sofas are in living room unless otherwise noted.