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About this Property
The Grey Dolphin is a very appealing but cavernous home. In there you can organize your family reunion or staying in a relaxing home, appreciating the beach and nature that Sunset Beach and around offer.
This home counts with inviting 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.
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 amenities, 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 great of the most exemplary.
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.
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 included 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 value 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 furbished 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 luxuries 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 niceties 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 precisely 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.
- Find the official tourism bureau where you want to visit. Most established tourism bureaus will offer you guide books with special packages for accommodations, dining and activities. These guides may provide a great start to your rental search.
- Are you willing to change your trip week? Shoulder seasons feature outstanding offers.
- A number of rental companies and owners offer discounts for active duty and veteran men and women of the Military, or repeat travelers to the same property. Be sure to check with property management company to see if your vacationing crew qualifies for a rate reduction.
- Some homes are primarily suited for specific groups of travellers. Event homes are great for weddings, wedding receptions and corporate retreats. Some homes appeal to beach bums. Other homes are situated close to nightlife. You will definitely get the most value from a home which most thoroughly suits your ideal trip setting, regardless if it costs a bit more.
- Rental companies and individual rental owners commonly offer their clients the option to obtain trip insurance. Trip insurance, which usually add somewhere between 1% - 5% of the basic rental price, offers vacationers reimbursement of their trip expenses for any nights missed due to personal medical-related emergencies or weather, and additionally ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or charges, like an unexpected hotel room stay or extra fuel. Trip insurance is definitely a bank account-saver if the unforseen happens .
The Rental Process
Some people are shocked to learn the number of rentals are offered in their area of interest. Rental homes are gaining in popularity among vacationers, and visitors will find that the sheer number of vacation homes available allows them to find an suitable retreat to accommodate their Wrightsville Beach group, from tranquil condominiums to colossal event homes with several bedrooms.
The majority of rentals in Wrightsville Beach are privately owned and many are represented by experienced local property management companies. Property management companies are well-liked by rental owners mainly because they coordinate the internet marketing and operations..
Here are some tips and tactics to help you understand the vacation home search and booking process.
Where to find and reserve the best rental property:
Before you start to book " @ Ocean Front Guest Friendly Home "An Emerald On The Beach"", go through our short checklist of considerations.
The Sooner, The Better
Wrightsville Beach vacation homes start booking early. Reserving your vacation property 6-12 months before your travel dates is highly recommended, when possible. Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years are excellent times to find and reserve your rental..
Select your Area and Travel Week
Start by choosing which specific area of Wrightsville Beach you'd like to browse, and the choose dates you'll be vacationing.
Bedrooms and Bed Sizes Matter
Take a head count. How many beds and bedrooms will you need? Bear in mind that many rentals advertise maximum guest capacity, which often includes sofa beds in the living area. It is important to figure out what is most appropriate for the group. Specific descriptions of bedrooms and beds are usually available on the internet. If not, email or call the property owner before you reserve the home.
Determine Your Budget
Check to make sure " @ Ocean Front Guest Friendly Home "An Emerald On The Beach"" satisfies your price range *during your desired dates*. If many groups or loved ones are sharing the cost, make sure everyone understands their responsibilities and has approved a maximum they are willing to chip in. Most rental contracts call for a single individual to be in charge of the whole reservation.
Let's Talk Amenities
What amenities is your group interested in? Do you only want a property with a swimming pool, hot tub or beach volleyball court? Are you more enthusiastic about wildlife or night life? Are bedsheets offered with the rental, or will you need to provide your own? Create a list of priority conveniences to facilitate filter your search.
Optimal access could make or break a vacation for the less-mobile. If wheel chair accessibility, elevators, pool lifts or other special devices are needed, include that into your search. The majority of rental home postings will include a list of amenities.
Your Puppy Needs a Holiday, Too
Are you or other members of the party travelling with a pet? Dog guidelines are different at each rental property. Study descriptions carefully. You'll want to study descriptions and contracts carefully. Charges may apply when animals are added. If in doubt, ask the property owner and get it in writing.
Start the Search
. In addition to Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we advise searching Google for "Wrightsville Beach local vacation rentals" for local vacation home management companies. Besides offering exclusive rental properties, local agencies offer fantastic service..
Negotiate the Price
When you have located the rentalhome of your dreams, double check to make sure your trip dates are available.
Some property owners will negotiate prices, and some won't. If they are hesitant to budge on a peak-season week, try asking for an extra night. Your best potential for a lower rate will be switching to a less desirable week.
Read the Total Agreement
Read the full contract and be certain you are aware who is liable for:
- Electric bills
- WIFI Access
- Telephone service
- Pool and hot tub heating
- Cable and pay-per-view TV
- Daily Cleaning (If Available)
- Trash collection
- Maintenance (get a phone number)
- Key exchange
- Parking requirements
Ensure that your quote includes all state taxes and fees.
Be sure you be aware of the cancellation policy before reserving. Rental home management companies and property owners typically offer their clients the choice to buy trip insurance. Trip insurance guards the renter against emergency situations and weather events, It offers comfort should disaster strike.
Book your Rental Property
When everything seems correct, it's finally time for you to sign a rental agreement. You'll probably have to submit a security deposit at time of booking.
Where to Get Help
Put the property manager's contact info into your cell phone and wallet for convenient access to answers throughout your trip.
Congrats! All that is left is making the most of your visit!
During your Stay
- Take pictures on your arrival. Take notes of any problems immediately after you arrive. Get in touch with the property manager right away to report your findings. This will protect against disagreements during check out.
- If there is any ambiguity about vehicle parking, rules of the property, property access, swimming pool functions, etc... we recommend you ask the rental home manager promptly. A phone call can save hours of difficulties.
- Remember to be a good neighbor. Frequently, adjacent residences are lived in by permanent locals. Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by visitors next to your residence.
- Ask a local. Locals may point you in the right direction. Who better to ask where to get the best pizza, have a great night out, or the best areas for wildlife?
- Enjoy your stay! Make sure that you protect the property owner (and your stuff!) by keeping the rental locked up when you are away, just like you would at home.
At the end of your stay
- Tidy up a little. Despite the fact that you're paying a housekeeping fee, The rental home really needs to be in good condition. Sinks brimming with dishes, excessive beach sand on the flooring and sticky messes ought to be taken care of prior to leaving.
- Please make sure to walk through the rental home one final time and look for damages. Whenever you can, do this walk-out review with the property owner present. If the property manager is not available, you'll want to take photos of the property to record its condition.
- How was your vacation? Many property management companies and vacation rental websites make it easy for travellers to give feedback. If the rental and/or property manager was outstanding, they'll appreciate your recommendations. If something was unacceptable and they failed to fix it in a reasonable manner, or when the rental home wasn't as described, you'll want to make it a point as part of your feedback.
Learn and Improve
Does everyone want to return next year? If everything was amazing, next year's vacation planning will be relatively easy. If the rental property was not ideal, and you will better know how to refine your search for the next time.