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13 Reviews
Bedrooms 8
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 8 bedroom holiday cottage in The Point - Ships Quarters at the Point


Ships Quarters East and West: Great place for a family reunion, rent both sides with connecting door (4 bedrooms on each side for a total of 8 bedrooms)and pool for the family to enjoy or rent one side only. Rates quoted are for BOTH SIDE, for one side it will be half of the listed price.! Located on second row, which affords beautiful views of sound and ocean. Children's bunk room and master with jazucci tubs. Beautiful views of ocean and sound from all four covered decks of this second row duplex located at the beautiful point of Emerald Isle! Enjoy your morning coffee while watching the sun appear over the ocean on the front deck. Then access one of two convenient walkways for a day of sunning, swimming, surfing, fishing and shelling at one of the widest beaches in the southeast.

Return to the house for a relaxing dip in the large private pool. Later in the evening, watch an amazing sunset over the ocean or Bear Island to the west while enjoying an evening drink. The rear decks also offer an unobstructed view of Bogue Sound while gazing across the historic coast guard station.

There are many nearby attractions for the whole family to enjoy while visiting Emerald Isle. Visit historic Beaufort and Morehead City, take a 15 minute ferry ride to Shackleford Banks where you can see wild horses and find whole sand dollars, scotch bonnets and conchs. Even closer, is the state aquarium and Fort Macon where you may catch a re-enactment of a Civil War battle.

We guarantee this will be one of the best and most relaxing vacations you will spend! You will not want to leave and will depart only at the promise of a return visit in the near future!

Keywords: Duplex: 4 bedrooms on each side; rent one or both sides; Great place for family reunions; decks open to both sides or closed for privacy.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Terri Hepler
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 September, 2016

Why Terri Hepler chose Emerald Isle

After coming to Emerald Isle with our family for several years, we visited the Point area. We loved the area so much we decided to buy a house there. It is the most secluded, quiet and beautiful part of the island! A great place to ride bikes, with the ocean on one side and the sound around the corner. The beach at the point is the widest part of the island, with great fishing and sunsets. Once you stay on this end of the island, I can guarantee that you will never want to go anywhere else! All of our renters have agreed and come back often.

What makes this cottage unique

The large private pool with very large deck area is a great place for a family gathering. There is a covered patio adjacent to the pool for added shade. The views are some of the best on the island, with ocean views from 2 front decks and sound views from 2 covered back decks. Watch the ocean on one deck, and move to the back decks to watch sunsets, deer in the backyard, or enjoy the view of the Coast Guard Station and boats in the sound.


based on 13 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Great Week at Emerald Isle!!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at this property for a week in June with my brothers and their families as well as my Mom. We rented both sides of the home which was more than enough space. There were 16 of us in all including 5 children ages 2-8. The pool was great entertainment for the kids and the short walk to the beach made for great fun in the sand for the little ones. We had 5 five vehicles in total and we would've had plenty of room to park if we had 10. We would definitely consider staying at this property again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Property!

  • 5 of 5

Ship's Quarters was a fantastic property for our family to stay. We used both the east and west side. The views from all balconies were fantastic. We had our coffee in the morning while looking out at the ocean. In the afternoon, we could watch the kids swim in the pool while looking out at the sound. The houses were equipped with everything we needed (blenders, washer/drier, tupperware, coffee maker, etc.). We held family dinners on both sides and had plenty of room for all of of us. The east side had an additional fridge/freezer, which came in handy. The elevator on the west side was perfect for a family member in a wheelchair. She slept on the main floor, which had a stand up shower that worked perfectly. There was plenty of room to maneuver her wheelchair around the main floor and on the balconies. We all loved the pool. The beach access is right across the street. Evening visits to the beach were our favorite. We also liked visiting the sound where some of the family kayaked and kids searched for shells. We brought the kayaks to the sound side and left them there for the day so whoever wanted to use them in the group could. We brought our bikes and rode them to the pier and Sweet Spot. The bike trail is very close to the property. Terri (owner) was fantastic to work with. She let us know that we could rent a beach wheelchair from the local fire department. The fire department was also great to work with! Tobey (manager) was very responsive and great to work with as well. We've never stayed at the point, but now wouldn't stay anywhere else!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spotsylvania (near Fredericksburg), VA

Perfect for Us!

  • 5 of 5

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Ship's Quarters is so well designed that on this year's multi-family vacation (with eight young children) even rainy days were fun! The views from every deck are amazing, all rooms have fun beach themes and the covered Tiki Bar area is so large that we held regular games of corn hole there. This home is extremely well equipped from baths to kitchens to children's games and equipment. Renting both sides worked perfectly for us, and the elevator came in very handy. The pool area is large, offering plenty of room for everyone to sit or swim. This location is very unique with either the beach or the western tip of Emerald Isle just short walks away. Sunsets on The Point are simply too remarkable to describe... they must be experienced. Perhaps the best part was the feeling we all expressed throughout the week about how warm and inviting this home was. We truly felt as if we were staying with friends. I highly recommend contacting the owner if this listing is even remotely intriguing to you. She is very easy to work with, as is the property manager, and I feel sure you won't be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arizona, Ohio

Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family met at this lovely cottage, families coming together from Ohio and Arizona. We rented both sides and they were equally nice. Our grandkids spent hours in the pool and there were lots of chairs to accommodate all 18 of us. The location was perfect, a short walk to a huge private beach at the point of the isle. The views from all the decks were awesome and we loved having the ocean on one side and the sound (pool) on the other side. We are going to try and come again in 2016 and will certainly hope to rent this house again. The owner and property manager were very nice to work with. Our only negative for the entire week was our experience with the no see um bugs (sand fleas) but we will be prepared next time for them.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Raleigh, North Carolina


  • 5 of 5

My family enjoyed this home so very much; it was spotless, well-equipped with everything we needed (an more), and located at the perfect spot on Emerald Isle. The beach is wide, wonderful and spotless. The tiki bar and pool were the perfect spots for a relaxing Father's Day cookout. Thanks to the owners for creating such an excellent place for our family to enjoy time together.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Recently I rented one side of this house with some friends. We had the best time! Everything about it was perfect. It was very clean (I am a picky one for that), it had lots of room and plenty of bathrooms, the pool was fantastic and the location ideal! We love the beach, but one day it was a bit windy so we hung around the pool and enjoyed ourselves so much! The Tiki bar is a fun touch. We loved walking to the beach and on the beach and we LOVED having the house so close so we could stay on the beach all day but have easy access to the house. We loved the house so much that we enjoyed cooking in. But when we did go out, the restaurants were very close by so not much driving time. I hope to get to this house again. Either rent the whole thing with extended family or rent just half with my family. I enjoyed speaking with the woman who rents the house. She was very nice and very accommodating. Can't wait to go back!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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State Aquarium, Cape Lookout Lighthouse, Wild Horses of Shackleford Banks, Hammocks Beach State Park/Bear Island


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in The Point, Coastal North Carolina

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Summer
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
10 Jun 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
13 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 12.75%

rates listed are for both sides, 8 bedrooms, One side can be rented separately, for half price of stated rent.
$500 damage deposit required

We accept checks only; half of rent is due when booking, the other half 30 days before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in The Point in Coastal North Carolina

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Lift ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Outdoor Shower , hot outdoor shower on both sides
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 per side
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    - two sets of twin bunks, sleeps 4
    - 1 Double Bed , double/twin/trundle;
  • King size beds (1) in master bedroom, both sides, Queen size Beds (1) 2 on each side, Double Beds (1) east side has bunk with double bed,single on top and trundle on bottom, Baby Cribs (1) portacrib on each side, Bunk Beds (1) west side has 2 sets of bunk beds in children's room
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
60" LCD HD television in living room-tv in every bedroom; 3 DVD players, high chair, portacrib, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Computer and wireless internet access, Large jacuzzi tub in master bath, Children's room with double/single bed and trundle, Enclosed hot and cold shower, swing, Gas & Charcoal Grills, elevator on west side, Rents Saturday-Saturday during Summer, Sunday-Sunday off season. Cleaning included in price,$250 refundable security deposit each side required

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