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Ski"s Nest Perfect Affordable Beach Get Away

Bedrooms 3
Property type mobile home
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage/Mobile home , 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 8 Sleeps

Fourth row lot from ocean,two minute walk to the ocean from our driveway, private beach access with deck at the end to full beach veiw, including the pier, perfect for those who choose to be on the beach without getting sand between your toes .Master bdrm has q-bed at opposite end, other two bdrms have double beds, one of which has a reading nook, sofa bed which sleeps 2 and a extra daybed on a screened in covered front porch.(everybodies favorite).

~~~~No PETS ALLOWED~~~~ Internet/Wifi recently added as of 2016


I tried to de-personalize this place but have found it difficult to be here myself without all the comforts of home ,so I simply dropped the price and just ask if you use the end of the aluminum foil just replace that one item another example would be laundry detergent so this way the home is fully stocked at all times with every possible comfort of home without the stress and expense of running to the store ,I live far away so I love the simple pleasure of packing only my clothes and food and only have to unpack a few bags, kick off my shoes and relax once I walk through the door . My love for cooking for a crowd also includes ever size pot and pan and mixing bowls . This home is designed for the perfect family gathering place. I also want to thank all my guests in the past 2009 -2015 for the wonderful respect they / you had for my home since it was my first year offering it for rent and cant wait to welcome you back in 2016 !!!


Well its 2017,whew,just does not seem like its been that long since we started sharing our home around 2010 ,but we are still here and its all due to all our past wonderful guests that have respected our home as if it was thier own and another great shout out to all our new 2016 guests, and especially to our dedicated repeat guests whom mostly have been staying ever year .We try very hard to keep our home updated,seems to get better with age ............Thank You from the bottom of my heart! Deb


Well its 2014 -2015 ,I just want to thank all my guests again and welcome the new guests , and for all you facebook fans Emerald Isle has wonderful posts also . We dont claim to be a five star but we work hard to keep up on all the maintaince and depend on our guests to report any damages as minor as they may seem .


Another great year for Skis Nest ,I cannot thank all my wonderful guests enough for the things they do to continue to make our home the best it can be !!!


I just want to thank all my guests for your continuing effort in helping us keeping our beach home the best ever ,I could not ask for any better guests !!!

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another yaah hoo !

and whoop whoop shout out to all our past guests ,without the great care and respect you have had for our home we would not be continuing to share the great vacations and future memories as we still are able to share here together .

More Details

Debbie Doss
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 February, 2018

About Debbie Doss

My mother and father pictured in the photo are the original owners whom have passed .My name is Deb ,I also have two mentally dis-abled brothers I care and tend to ,we all spent weekends growing up at Emerald Isle ,my best memories were made there with my family and children ,I say children because we always made room for guests and now even our guests in the past are still returning also with thier new families and more children and memories continue to be made there ,something about Emerald Isle leaves everyone longing to return .

Debbie Doss purchased this mobile home in 1967

Why Debbie Doss chose Emerald Isle

I grew up at Emerald Isle then I married and had children and were blessed with parants that owned a beach home that we grew up in ,and then on the same property my father replaced it with another one large enough for me to bring my entire family to along with my parants to spend every single weekend possiby as a whole doing everything together ,and the tradition carries on ,my goal now is to put another home even larger than the one there now on the same property .

What makes this mobile home unique

I can honestly say its the front screened in porch my dad built many years ago ,its my favorite and everyone else that has ever been a guest in our home .Theres a daybed out there that my father built also that you always have to fight for each night to sleep ,you can hear the ocean waves crashing and sleep like a baby ,so relaxing ,roomy enough for two sometimes .

~~~~~~~~~ Wifi/Wifi tv /phone recently added ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday mobile home in Emerald Isle in Carteret County

Property Type:
  • mobile home
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • All guests are responsible for all cleaning ,we have no maid service available ,its one of our ways of keeping it affordable
  • All sand must be rinsed off at the outside shower ,even swimsuits before you wash them in our washer , our septic tank can not handle sand, thank you
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This place has ALL the amenities of home plus some ,it has never been a residence ,its my personal vacation home ,all your basics,washer & dryer ,dishwasher,micro,toaster,toaster oven,crockpot,blender,electric can opener,tv:s ,cable , ,local phone ,dry bar...too many to name,if I dont have it I can possibly arrange to have it there upon your arrival date ,....just ask. All bedding and linens provided.Its a 14x70 mobile home with screened in porch and outer wrap around deck with outside cold shower ,. Central air and heat. The interior is non-smoking ,no pets ,families preferred ,25 years or older please .


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Ski"s Nest Perfect Affordable Beach Get Away
average rating of 4.7 based on 20 reviews

A fabulous home. All ementies. I would highly suggest this home.

  • 5 of 5

Just a lovely place to vacation. Had all cooking utensils pots pans and the like. A short walk to the beach. Just a great great place. My family and I will be staying there again.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love this place!! Love the screened in porch! Very short walk to beach!!!

  • 5 of 5

This cozy place has everything you need!! Very short walk to beach! Screened porch!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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All The comforts of home

  • 5 of 5

Had a super great time the wife loved it close to the beach and Bogue inlet pier Grandson had a blast he enjoyed playing I the waves and surf fishing caught 2 nice Pompano it's not 5 star hotel ratings but if you are looking for a 5 star rated place with all the comforts and enjoyment of feeling like home then you could not ask for any better and the owner Deb was great to work with, book for the 18th of june and found out my granddaughter had ROTC camp that same week Talked with Deb and did not have a problem switching to the week of July 23rd Thanks again Deb we enjoyed sharing your nice little place you have there I have talking about booking again in the future

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just beachy

  • 5 of 5

Affordable getaway!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Great stay at a great price! Thanks Deb!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Deb was great to work with and responded back to any questions I had quickly. We really enjoyed the screen in porch and lights as well as the grill on the deck. It was really nice to have all accommodations of home with the relaxation of being on vacation. Loved being able to check in earlier than most stays. We will def be going again!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you as guests in our home ,we look forward in seeing you back again in the near future ,thank you again for taking very nice care of our home ,Deb
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The place was great. It was clean and everything worked. It allowed us to have a great relaxing time

  • 5 of 5

Having such a great place to stay for such a low price was a blessing. It was well stocked and we had everything

we needed. We felt right at home. The owner of the property responded quickly and was very freindly and helpful when i talked to her. I hope we get to go back sometime.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you as guests in our home and we look forward to having you back in the future .Not having maid service and guests being responsible for all cleaning has been our biggest way in keeping it affordable ,so happy you enjoyed your stay .Thank You again ,Deb
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Car: not necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Hang out on the beach.

* Visit the Aquarium.

* Charter a boat.

* Play Golf.

* Fresh Seafood Dining.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Hang out on the beach.

* Pier Fishing (walking distance ).

* Night Clubs (walking distance ).

* Grill your catch of the day.

* Enjoy your Family (priceless ).

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Enjoy the beach (priceless ).

* Walk on the pier (free ).

* Cook on the grill (provided ).

* Ride bikes on paved trails.

* Watch the crystal coast sunsets.

This island has too many to list, from putt-putt golf to giant water slide, bumper boats ,kayak and jet ski rentals ,movie theaters ,shopping formal and casual dining and all of it is within a couple miles ,most walking distance with sidewalks and paved bike trails . Pics posted here are taken from the private beach access , new pics are not posted yet because its work in progress getting it ready to rent as the economy has forced me into it ,the big blue house is a point of referance ,front view from private beach access ( which has been replaced with all new wood ) and the back view of the blue house taken from my porch ,(we are behind the big blue house ) ,it blocked part of our view ,but we feel safer during high winds and hurricanes, and all deposits all fully refunded if a hurricane is coming because we wont allow anybody to stay in harms way. Have a wonderful vacation !!!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday mobile home in Emerald Isle, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
31 Oct 2017 - 27 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
29 Apr 2018 - 7 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

We are very flexable in our pricing but summer rates (May to Sept.)are due at booking

Summer weeks run sunday to sunday ,all other off season days and rates are flexable

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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