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If you do not receive a response to your e-mail inquiry in a REASONABLE AMOUNT of time (hours....or no more than one day), please CALL ME at:

252 -728-2868

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Leslie and Ann Rose, Operators


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Rates given with each unit are for Prime Season (Easter thru Dec.6).

Holidays are billed at weekend rates. There is a two night minimum on Units 2, 3 and 5 on weekends and holidays.

Off-Season rates:

Deduct $10/night and $60/week. Only Unit 2 is available during the winter season.

You May Call Ms. Rose collect between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. Be sure to indicate, if calling collect and that you are calling for reservations. Should you leave a message on our answering machine, be sure to give your name and phone number first, then your message, indicating the hours you desire to be called.
252-728-2868 or 252-725-0369


*NO PETS Allowed in Units*

Pet Boarding is available on the mainland ( inquire )

Ours is a Family setting. While we permit alcohol we do not sell alcoholic beverages, nor do we permit any Drunkenness or Obnoxious behavior on the premises. No Drug Use or Abuse permitted nor Wild Partying.

There are no laundry facilities on the premises; however there is a small Laundromat about 3/4 mile away on Island Road ( located at Mid-Way Mart )

There is a public ramp available near the entrance to the Harkers Island Bridge on the mainland side - if you find the waters near our marina too shallow to navigate with your boat. Or you may choose to use the ramp facilities at other marinas on the south shore of the island. Use of Our ramp is optional, not mandatory.

NOTE: No Phones available inside the Units, Phone and Fax are available in the OFFICE using your Calling Card, or Collect. You may receive personal phone calls in the office before 9:30 in the evening, we cannot be responsible for receiving daily routine calls from your office, etc.

A deposit of 50% is required for first-time guest booking 2 weeks or longer in advance of desired date. After first visit, deposit not required unless stay exceeds 3 days and is made longer than 1 month in advance and the dates desired include a holiday. While we DO NOT accept credit cards, we DO ACCEPT credit card checks, personal checks, money orders and of course cash.

Check in time:
Check in Time 4 PM
Saturdays and Sundays - during the warm weather months (May thru October) - checkout time will be 11 a.m. (weekdays are 12:30 p.m.)

You may check in early if your unit is ready (inquire)
Late arrivals accommodated. Owners/operators - live on premises (within 100 feet of all units) and will unlock your units for you, turn on lights (inside and out) and leave key on table.
If you have any difficulty locating our facilities/your unit, call Mrs. Rose and you will get directions right to your unit.

Check out time:
You may check out later than 12:30 if no one else coming that day (inquire)
We ask that you leave your unit unlocked (leave key on table) when you leave, Put AC on 80 in summer - turn heat OFF in winter.

We try to give you the unit you prefer. however we reserve the right to change units to avoid losing a booking. If reassignment is necessary, we prefer to place you in a higher priced unit at your original rate. You pay NO increase. If you are switched to a lower priced unit, which we avoid if possible, you are charged the lower price, plus an additional $5/night discount for the inconvenience. You will be called in advance should such a situation arise.

Cancellation policy:
Some deposits fully or partially refundable - depending on circumstances
(Death in family, hurricanes - these situations receive consideration