The SpaceThe house in which you will be staying is a 3 bedroom 1 bath re-designed and remodeled energy efficient modern home designed for ease of use and comfort. Your guest room/office is available with all amenities including: secure high speed wireless, color printer,fax/copier/scanner, 30" Vizio LCD TV, DVD, Netflix, Roku, Hulu, surround sound, in-room refrigerator/freezer, large closet, in-room personal HVAC, full size bed, all linens and towels and laundry service, iron and ironing board, desk, chair, shelving, and storage. There is also a new screened in Hot/Cool tub gazebo.
We have an on site standard automotive maintenance service available. Good cellular reception, free land line use (US only), possible personal vehicle and/or driver and vehicle available upon request for pick up and delivery from airports or appointments. Long or short term rental car that seats 5. Pricing is variable. We also have a carpentry and mechanics shop on our 1+ acre property if you might be inclined to relax utilizing those activities. ( If you are of a certain personality there is always the need for Clean up and Organizing of these 2 facilities ... to your hearts content)
Full kitchen privileges and or shared meals if wanted (you simply pay for the cost of the the food, and drinks you consume). Menu options. Most meals are made with a majority of natural ingredients either from our "on property" garden, farmers market, or free range organic beef, lamb, pork, and chicken farms. We make a concerted effort to avoid most processed foods with special attention paid to high fructose corn syrup additives and the like.
3 major cities, New Bern, Greenville, Jacksonville, Marinas, golf, dining, theater, music, boating, fresh and salt water fishing, beach, airport all within easy driving distances of from 5 to 45 minutes.
The house is centrally located in an established and safe community close to everything but away from the hustle of the city. To the north, east and south are the general recreational/resort/rural areas and to the west, historic New Bern, the businesses, big box stores, Shopping Malls, Lowe's, Kohl's, Wal Mart, Hatteras Yachts, Bosch Manufacturing and the like. Please feel free to utilize our experience and local knowledge of any and all options in regards to entertainment and business related information.
The house is owned and lived in by 2 working professionals who have a somewhat varied and interesting background as a result of differing corporate work and travel experiences and who enjoy sharing their home with interesting people.
Our guest's tend to be professional business related travelers who are looking for a more homelike atmosphere than some of the larger hotels can provide. Some guests have included, students, sales managers, business owners, airline pilots, civil design engineers, Marines, Air Force officers, international airplane manufacturing company inspectors, traveling nurses, OSHA safety inspectors, and others over the years.
We are a drug free and smoke free home though we have no issues with "social drinking" and we consistently provide a relaxed and drama free atmosphere. We have a few house rules which involve issues of common courtesy and respect of privacy. You may come and go as you please as you will have your own key and your hours are yours. We are a certified " Safe Rental " by (URL HIDDEN) since 2007 and will happily provide references upon request.
FYI. We have 2 well behaved indoor cats and one outdoor watch cat, all rescues. We also have 7, egg laying, somewhat exotic, free range chickens, and 2 female rescue goats (goats that we rescued, not the mountaineering rescue goats that save climbers, (in case you might be confused). Guest AccessAll the items and areas inside and outside the home with the exception of others' private bedrooms and belongings. Grab a lawn mower and have at the lawn, or if raking the leaves is something you want to do, feel free, gardening is a chore best shared by all if desired. Perhaps you just want to lay back and watch movies all day. Again, remember, your an adult now and can do pretty much whatever you want. Interaction with GuestsAs much as wanted or not. Local tours can be arranged both accompanied and otherwise for various cover expense fees with adequate notice. This can include trips to historic sites, dining out, beach outings, aquariums, battleships, tours of certain local industries, sailing excursions and possible private plane flights and/or lessons, golf, tennis, etc., all for appropriate additional costs. The Neighborhood1 acre, 8 miles away from the hustle and noise of the city and Airport but close enough to be able to get what ever you might need in a ten minute drive to New Bern. 3 minutes to golf, marina, and dining at Fairfield Harbour and more. Getting AroundThere is no public transportation as we are located on a peninsula in which the residents are mostly independent home owners with their own modes of transport. We can arrange for a rental car or for a reasonable fee provide you with transportation as long as we know in advance what your needs would be and if you would like us to join you, that could work as long as we know in advance. Other Things to NoteIf there are any special requests for activities with which you would like to become involved, such as...oh let's say learning to fly and capturing your single engine permit or more, that's not a problem as we have a flight school right here in town, 12 minutes down the road. Perhaps Jumping out of a perfectly good airplane is your thing (some would call it sky diving)?
Not far away is Kitty Hawk, by plane or drive, a great destination for lunch and a tour of the museum, sailing lessons, boat rentals, a day on the water, offshore fishing or wreck diving, civil war reenactment your thing?
There are many options available for things to do and be excited about and if we can assist you, just ask.
Please note, as some of these adventures require suitable weather and some set up time, be sure to allow us adequate time to organize whatever you might like, though we can not guarantee everything except, we guarantee to do our best. Pricing for any or some of these activities would be calculated in advance and any extraordinary research time associated for coming up with a schedule of options would be $ 20 per hour and added to your program costs, with your pre-approval.