Laughing Gull is a spacious well appointed, second row, almost oceanfront home with spectacular views of the ocean. The beautiful emerald green waters of the Atlantic Ocean are mere steps away from the front door, and access to the sandy beach is across the street. Emerald Isle has a motto of “Nice Matters” and our town was recently featured in Coastal Living magazine as one of the best small beach towns.
This tastefully decorated home has more than 2000 square feet of living space and is ideal for couples, large families with children, and those traveling with Grandparents/Grandchildren. We can sleep a maximum of 10 people and there is abundant space for entertaining as well as places for those seeking quiet time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
As you arrive at our home, you will find an elevator which is a real treat for checking in/checking out, off-loading groceries, those who have difficulty with stairs or those who just want a lift! For your convenience, we have a refrigerator to keep your beach beverages cold and to store your picnic items. You will also find a comfortable and cozy living area with a wide screen TV and a full bathroom located on the ground level. In addition to the living area, there are bunkbeds located on the ground level.
The main sleeping area is located on the second level where you will find a master with a king bed and 2 additional bedrooms with queen beds that have great views of the ocean. All bedrooms have a TV and there are 2 full bathrooms and a washer and dryer on this level. This level also has a covered deck with spectacular ocean views.
A beautiful gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, and all stainless-steel appliances is located on the third level. This area is great for entertaining and is open to the living room and dining room. A widescreen TV is available for your enjoyment or you may choose to relax on the deck and enjoy the fantastic ocean views. There is another queen bedroom with spectacular ocean views and another full bath located on this level. Relax and enjoy the peaceful sound of the waves as you enjoy the open floor plan on this level.
We offer the following practical extras:
WIFI for your streaming pleasure
Station to clean fish
Emerald Isle boasts 12 miles of beautiful beaches and is a mecca for all things associated with the water including swimming, kitesurfing, windsurfing, birdwatching, paddle boarding, kayaking, boating and fishing. There are a number of restaurants that offer fresh-caught seafood, or you can purchase your choice of seafood at one of the local seafood markets and prepare your own. It’s all about you!
Listed below are several other points of interest and attractions for your enjoyment:
Historical downtown Beaufort
Fort Macon State Park- This historic landmark includes a tour of a reconstructed Civil War fort
North Carolina Aquarian at Pine Knoll Shores- Something for all ages
Carrot Island Ferry – Take the ferry to Carrot Island where you will find wild horses, sand dollars, mudflats, upland and salt marshes. There are more than 200 species of wild birds for you bird lovers.
Morehead City- Boat tours
Hammocks Beach State Park
Bogue Inlet Pier- A hotspot loved by locals and visitors alike. It’s a great spot to relax and enjoy the view with an ocean breeze
Several golf courses near by
Here is a list of airports located near Emerald Isle:
Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN)
Albert J. Ellis Airport (OAJ)
Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU)
Wilmington International Airport (ILM)
We welcome you to our beautiful home and hope you will love it, care for it, and enjoy it as much as we do.