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One Minute Walk to the Beach in Emerald Isle!

Bedrooms 2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Just Steps to the Beach!

"Slice of Life" is a unique and completely renovated duplex/bungalow located on the 3rd row from the ocean. Walk out the door and past two houses to the beach access located at the end of our street. It's about a one minute walk to have sand between your toes.

This 2 bedroom/1 bath property is the north side of a duplex and an ideal getaway for couples and small families. The home is ground level so there are no stairs to climb. This is especially convenient for senior citizens and families with small children. The property was completely refurbished approximately two years ago. A few of the updates and additions include new ceramic tile floors throughout, a completely new kitchen and appliances, new bathroom fixtures, including a new and expanded shower, a new central heat/air system, screened doors, an enclosed hot/cold outdoor shower, and a laundry.

***Full week rentals are from Sunday to Sunday.***


We also own the south side of this duplex (See VRBO Listing #755055).

The property is also 3rd row to the Bogue Sound at the opposite end of the street from the beach. There is a public access there too and a good place to launch a kayak or just explore the sound.

A recently paved bike and walking path that spans the full length of Emerald Isle runs right beside Slice of Life.

The North Carolina Aquarium is located approximately 7 miles away and the Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier is approximately 6 miles away. In addition there are many other nearby activities. These include: Golf, Kayaking, Fishing, Shopping, Boating, Sightseeing, Miniature Golf, and a Movie Theater, to name a few.

Slice of Life is located in a residential/beach neighborhood. Emerald Isle is a family beach with no large crowds or nearby hotels.


Small Dogs (2 max/40 lbs. or less) are allowed with pre-approval and a non-refundable pet deposit. The pet deposit is $20 per night (per dog/2-max) for stays of less than a week, not to exceed $100, or $100 for a full week stay. If you are making a reservation, bringing your dog and staying for less than a full week, this site will only show the $100 amount, no matter the length of stay. Please send me an email and I can create the correct pet fee amount in the system based on the number of nights you will be staying.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 February, 2017

About West

We are NC natives and our family has been vacationing in Emerald Isle since we were children. We've got the inside scoop on all things Crystal Coast and glad to help you make the most of your visit!

West purchased this bungalow in 2011


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Emerald Isle in North Carolina

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Wall-mounted flat screen TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Bunk bed has a full size bed on the bottom and twin on top.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
The south side unit of Slice of Life may be available for rent if needed for extended family or friends. It is a mirror image of the north unit and was renovated around the same time. LINENS-Linens are included with weekly stays, however guests may elect to bring their own which would reduce the rate by $70. Linens are provided by a linen company and are delivered to the unit before arrival and picked up after departure. A linen package includes sheets for all beds, towels, washcloths, bath rugs, and kitchen towels and dishcloths. ***In order to keep rates lower, stays of less than a week do not include linens, however guests may add them to their reservation for an additional $70. TAXES – North Carolina sales tax is 6.75% and Carteret County occupancy tax is 6%, for a total tax of 12.75% (subject to change by state or local government) which is added to all rentals of 90 days or less.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

One Minute Walk to the Beach in Emerald Isle!
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews

Highly recommend this cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at West's cottage for a long weekend. The cottage was perfect for us and our dog. West was very attentive - he checked to make sure we got in safely and was let us know he was reachable if we needed anything over the weekend. The cottage is cozy and we really enjoyed looking at the renovation pictures! The kitchen is well stocked and the location is wonderful. Great shower! Thank you West for your hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sanford N.C.

Our home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

Another great visit to this very comfortable beach house. A stones throw from the beautiful emerald ocean and the sand between your toes. So love it here and already picking dates for early spring. Again West thanku for making this home at the beach so welcoming.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sanford N.C.

A very comfortable beach house

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I and our 2 shelties just came home today after spending a wonderful week in this very comfortable relaxing week at Slice of Life. So many things to say about this bungalow by the sea. Decorated very nice, bed in master bedroom so comfortable and kitchen has everything and more of what you need for a stay. My only complaint is that we couldn't stay longer. Planning our next stay in September. Thankyou West for being so attentive.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Enjoyed Our Stay

  • 5 of 5

The property was better than we expected! It was very very clean, well decorated, and the location was perfect. The beach was very close, 30 second walk, and it was never too crowded. We used the outside shower each night after enjoying the beach all day. We loved being able to walk to the sound side and watch the sunset in the evening. There are lots of restaurants, stores, grocery stores, close to this home. It is a short drive to Swansboro, Beaufort, and Morehead City. We also enjoyed getting fresh seafood and cooking in one night. There is a full kitchen with dishes, utensils, pots and pans to use to cook. The owner was very easy to communicate with and made sure we were happy and comfortable with our stay. He is quick to respond and a pleasure to rent from. We were sad to leave because we enjoyed our time so much. We will rent this lovely home again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tarboro, NC

Sentimental Journey

  • 5 of 5

I rented Slice of Life for the weekend to celebrate my sister's birthday (11/23). This duplex used to be owned by my mother, Ann. This was her happy place and she lived there for many years until she was diagnosed with cancer and sold the property. She lost her battle in 2013 after a courageous fight. The new owner has put new life and love into a wonderful place and we are so thankful for him. We so enjoyed staying there and it brought back so many happy memories for us. My hope is that each person that stays there, makes many special memories in a place that my family holds so dear.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 2 year old daughter, and I stayed at the Slice of Life duplex and it was perfect! It was very convenient in location - just steps from the beach and close to restaurants. The duplex was clean and decorated with a cute beach theme. We had everything we needed for a relaxing getaway. I would recommend Slice of Life to anyone, especially those with young children (it is only one level so it reduced any stress that comes with lots of stairs and crazy toddlers). West was also wonderful to work with and we communicated often during the week.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Emerald Isle, Coastal North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
14 Jan 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
30 Apr 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
4 Jun 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
20 Aug 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
10 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £80
Refundable Damage Deposit £120
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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