Oceanfront W/Pool, Elevator, theater, pinball, arcade and mini golf!
4800 Sqft Vacation Home hosted by Janene
25 Guests . 8 Bedrooms . 7.5 Bathrooms


You can stay at a vacation rental featured on HGTV's Beachfront Bargain Hunt introduction! Original episode aired 3/8/2015, Crystal Coast of North Carolina.

New for 2020...the den is furnished as a bedroom, with a twin bed and a full bed, and a trundle. (Sleeps 26) New Jurassic Park pinball. New decking on the pool/hot tub level.

New for 2019...New sofas, chairs and end tables in the great room. New kitchen cabinetry and counter tops, upgrades to the kitchen including the addition of a 2nd sink, 2nd stove/oven and garbage disposal. New carpet and hardwoods throughout all 3 levels. New bedding and paint in the "tropical" bedroom. Nearly all of the interior will have fresh paint. As always you can expect cosmetic changes and updates to rooms and furniture due to wear and tear each year.


Appropriately named 'Playtime', this oceanfront/beachfront family friendly vacation rental has it all! If you aren’t simply enjoying the magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean there’s plenty to keep you busy in this 4800+ square foot house that showcases 5 OCEANFRONT master bedrooms, 3 'kids' room and 2 Sleeper sofas!!

On the first level, there is one oceanfront master bedroom (King bed, TV) with attached bathroom, a laundry room with over-sized washer and dryer, a game room complete with a GAME TABLE, POOL TABLE, cocktail ARCADE table, a Jurassic Park PINBALL machine, KARAOKE machine with CD&G library, separate sound system, a wet bar with full size refrigerator and a THEATER. The theater has tiered seating for 6, a sofa with QSS, 1 chair and boasts a 60' television with 5/1 surround sound speakers as well as expanded cable and a DVD player with over 300 DVDs available for your viewing pleasure. There is a bedroom with a full, twin and trundle beds with TV. House also has wireless high speed internet.

If you are wanting a little more action, turn on the Xbox ONE system and put your game playing skills to the test on the big screen tv. From the 1st level you walkout onto a deck that’s home to a 14’ x 25’ lighted swimming pool (can be heated for $450 additional), hot tub and a private walkway to a gazebo and the beach. Relax with the sound of the ocean, or turn up the music on the outdoor speakers which can be run from your smart phone.

Move on to the second level and you will find 3 additional oceanfront master bedrooms (King beds), all with TVs (cable & DVD) and access to decks. Two of the oceanfront masters on this level have attached private bathrooms. There are 2 additional bedrooms with private bathrooms, tv W/cable & DVD. 1 bedroom has 1 bunk (twin up, double down) with a trundle, the other has 1 bunk (twin up, double down) and an additional twin bed.

Continue up to the third level and you will be able to admire the beauty of a reverse floor-plan and the breathtaking views it provides! This oceanfront beauty faces the ocean with a southern exposure. Not only do you get both sunrise & sunset over the ocean, you won't be looking directly into the sun as you enjoy the views. There is a huge kitchen, dining room with seating for 26 (Very rare to find a large rental where everyone can actually eat together!) and living room complete with sound system w/CD, cable TV gas fireplace and a QSS. This level is also where the 5th oceanfront master bedroom (King w/cable TV), complete with Jacuzzi tub, is located. You will not only enjoy the oceanfront views but also sound views from this level, something only a few vacation rentals can offer.

All floors are connected by extensive decking, interior and exterior stairs as well as an ELEVATOR from parking to all 3 levels to allow quick access to anywhere. House is equipped with a water treatment system. All 8 bedrooms have access to shared or private decks. Tv's with cable in EVERY ROOM!! (excluding bathrooms) Beach chairs, sand & water toys and collections of movies, Xbox games, board games, puzzles, books, magazines and indoor toys are a few of the little extras you will find at this vacation rental.

On the parking level we have a private mini golf course with obstacles that you can move around to make it as fun or hard as you want. A gas grill and 2 charcoal grills as well as a picnic table to sit at while using the grill or eat at.

Truly one of the (not so) hidden jewels at Emerald Isle!

Vacation rentals run Saturday to Saturday with weekly rentals only. 10 bedroom (8 bedrooms + 2 QSS in theater and great room) towels & linens with beds made are provided, No Pets, No Smoking!! Travel Insurance is available for an additional cost.

Daily and weekend rentals only considered last minute and during off-season (late October - December) Minimum rate is $1800 for a 4 day/3 night stay, please email for further information.

4005 Ocean Dr.
Emerald Isle, NC

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Sleeping Configuration

Lookout Suite
1 king bed
Oceanfron Master Suite on top level, attached private bathroom with walk-in shower and separate jacuzzi tub.
Reef Room
1 king bed
Oceanfront, middle level bedroom with attached private bath that has a tub/shower combination.
Tropical Room
1 king bed
Oceanfront, middle level bedroom with attached, private bathroom that has a shower.
Big Fish Room
1 king bed
Oceanfront, middle level bedroom.
Sailboat Room
1 bunk bed, 1 rollaway bed
Street side, middle level bedroom with attached, private bathroom that has a tub/shower combination.
Surfboard Room
1 single bed, 1 bunk bed
Street side, middle lever bedroom with attached, private bathroom with tub/shower combination.
1 king bed
Oceanfront, lower level bedroom with attached shared bathroom that has a tub/shower combination. Shared bathroom is with the den.
Mermaid Cove
1 double bed, 1 single bed, 1 rollaway bed
1 sofa bed
Great Room
1 sofa bed


Family/Kid Friendly
Children's books and toys
Wheelchair Accessible
Parking Included
No Pets Allowed
No Smoking Allowed
Not Suitable for Events


Washing Machine
Iron & Board
Clothes Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Ceiling Fan
Air Conditioning
Game Room
Pool Table
Hot Tub
Gas Grill
Charcoal Grill
Private Pool
High Speed Internet
Cable TV
Stereo/DVD Player
Game Console
Full Kitchen
Full Kitchenette
Ice Maker
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher


Deepsea fishing
Fishing Charters
Pier fishing
Jet skiing
Miniature Golf

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Reviews (5)

Excellent based on 5 Reviews


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Playtime is a Vacation Home located in Emerald Isle, North Carolina, United States. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 25 guests
Playtime has 8 bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Jan 2018

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