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A 7BR/8BA Oceanfront Villa - Outer Banks - August 31 Week Available

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Last updated: 09/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Spindrift villa description

Oceanfront. Imagine a grand staircase, sweeping verandas, huge bedroom suites and bird's eye view of the Atlantic. You'll think you've stepped back in time when you enter this Victorian-style classic home, at least until you encounter all the 21st century conveniences such as the elevator, whirlpool tubs and private pool.

Tern is 8,500 square feet of comfortable luxury set on an acre of landscaped oceanfront property in the gated Spindrift community. Ideal for those with refined nesting instincts, Tern of Century is the perfect destination for your next seasonal migration to OBX!

Special Features: 18 TOWEL PACKS ARE PROVIDED. PRIVATE POOL; HOT TUB; ELEVATOR; 8 TVs; 2 VCRs; DVD player; stereo; video library; game room with pool table, air hockey and kitchenette (with dishwasher, refrigerator and ice maker); the main kitchen is gourmet-all-the-way with 2 four burner glass cooktops, double ovens, 2 dishwashers, 2 full size sinks; wet bar with ice maker; 3 whirlpool tubs; 3 washers/dryers; ship's watch; library with fireplace; high chair; crib; games and puzzles; pirate ship play area; 2 outdoor showers; gas grill. Wheelchair accessible.

Access to community tennis. Walkway from house connects to public beach access. Special events are not allowed at this property. NO PETS, NO SMOKING. Sunday to Sunday rental.

7 Bedrooms/ 7 Baths/ 2 Half Baths/ 2 Recreation Rooms/ Library/ Office/ Elevator/ Pool/ Hot Tub/ Pool Table/ Air Hockey/ Foosball/ 52' Widescreen TV w/ DVD Player/ 48' widescreen TV and 38' TV / TiVO / Occupancy: 10-19

4 Kings, 5 Queens, 1 Twin, 1 Trundle

Tern of the Century is one of the most beautiful rental homes in the Outer Banks of North Carolina and is perfect for vacations, family reunions and corporate retreats when luxury, privacy and flexibility are high priorities. This beautiful seven bedroom home enjoys a prime oceanfront location on almost an acre of land just north of Duck. Just a short walk away are tennis courts and one of the highest acclaimed golf courses on the East Coast, The Currituck Club.

Upon entering Tern of the Century you will realize you are about to enter a truly unique and beautiful home. Pale green marble floors and antique furniture beckon you into a bright, well fitted library with an antique oak fireplace, a perfect spot to gaze upon the breaking waves just outside. Three bedrooms on this level have King beds and one has two Queens and is handicap-friendly, all have private ensuite baths (2 with jetted whirlpool tubs/showers) with imported marble floors and all have private decks or porches from which to enjoy the ocean’s sounds and smells. In addition to the Library on this floor, there is also a private sitting room, which serves as an office complete with computer and fax machine.

In the office we have high speed internet on a dedicated computer with Broadband. We have wireless internet connectivity! Surf the internet or check your e-mail from anywhere inside or outside of Tern! This room is connected to one of the King rooms and can be used as a nursery (crib provided) or a toddler’s room (sofa sleeper).

A grand foyer with an antique chandelier from a former Governor’s mansion and a circular staircase leads up to the Great Room with its stunning view of the ocean. A soaring wall of glass is the only thing that separates you from the dolphins, pelicans and wonders of the beach. Over the fireplace are commissioned leaded stained glass doors where the resident Blue Herons stand waiting to be admired.

The huge kitchen is a gourmet cook’s delight with dual 4-burner glass cook tops, double ovens, Corian countertops, four sinks and two dishwashers. Plates, glassware and silverware for 48 as well as professional cookware are provided. The dining room table seats 12, and the Breakfast Room seats 6 at a custom made Italian ceramic table. A beautiful wet bar with ice machine and separate serving area is adjacent to the kitchen.

A large sun deck off of the Great Room provides an unobstructed 180-degree view of the ocean from North to South where you can enjoy the dolphins frolicking, the pelicans flying by or the bluefish fisherman chasing the “blues” along the oceanfront.

Also on the third floor is the Media room with a Sony 50' Grand WEGA wide screen TV with Dolby digital surround sound, cable, DVD player, IPOD Dock and a VCR. A wonderful Ships’ Watch flies above the Foyer below and provides a quiet reading area or a view of the Currituck Sound – don’t miss the spectacular sunsets from this unique perch.

The King Master Bedroom and sitting area on this floor is a very special space, the spiraling four-poster bed is in a turret that has the ocean just outside the windows. The marble bathroom features a whirlpool tub with an antique crystal chandelier, double sinks and vanities, a dressing chair, private water closet, antique mirrors and a 5 foot marble shower with double shower heads - pure luxury!

The lower level of Tern of the Century features a game room with a pool table, air hockey, foosball table and a kitchenette with a refrigerator and a dishwasher. A separate area is for the kids and features board games and a 36” TV equipped with Sony Playstation. There are two bedrooms on this level, one with two queens and one with a queen and a daybed which sleeps two. Each bedroom throughout the house has its own full bath and private vanity.

A private 15’ x 30’ pool, a hot tub for eight and a pirate ship playground complete this all around great beach house. You may play golf at the nearby Currituck Club country club. A double car garage, elevator and landscaped lawns add to the luxury, convenience and privacy that you will enjoy at Tern of the Century.

Keywords: Vacation Home Rental

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 8500 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Ground level to 2nd and 3rd floors

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19, Beds for 19

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            2nd Floor, oceanfront...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 king

            2nd floor, called the flip-flop room...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Top Fl, oceanfront, private bath w/whirlpool & walkin shower...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 queen

            Handicap FRIENDLY, 2nd floor w/ private balcony...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 1 king

            2nd fl oceanfront with private balcony and ensuite bath...moreless

          • OFFICE/bedroom: 1 queen

            Office can be converted to a bedroom and connects to BR 5...moreless

          • Bedroom 6: 2 queen

            Great for kids, on lowest level, private bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 7: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

            Great for family, lowest level with ensuite bath...moreless

          • King size beds (4), Queen size Beds (5), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Linens are not provided for the crib, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Adjacent to Bedroom 1...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Adjacent to Bedroom 2...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Adjacent to Bedroom 3...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Adjacent to Bedroom 4...moreless

          • Bathroom 5: toilet

            In between Bedroom 5 and Office...moreless

          • Bathroom 6: toilet, shower

            In Bedroom 6...moreless

          • Bathroom 7: toilet, combination tub/shower

            In Bedroom 7...moreless

          • Bathroom 8: toilet

            Top floor adjacent to Great Room...moreless

          • Bathroom 9

            Outside Accessible next to pool...moreless

          • Outside Showers: outdoor shower

            One next to gate to beach and one under the house near pool...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Children's Pirate Ship, Library


              • Air Hockey
              • Books:

                Library full of books, take one/leave one...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                in Media Room, MB #1 and Great Room...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (4) TVs hooked to cable, 4 others to antennae...moreless

              • Stereo
              • VCR
              • Video Game Console:

                WII and two controllers provided, no games...moreless


              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Oceanfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 14 people


              • Gas Fireplace:

                Plus Electric FP in Library...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                4 heat pump units...moreless

              • Internet:

                Full desktop computer and printer...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                18 towels packs (towels, hand towels, wash cloths), kitchen towels, limited # of beach towels and all bed linens, if needed. No crib linens...moreless

              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                NO ON-STREET PARKING...moreless

              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone:

                Free long distance...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                (3) 2 stack W/D on the 2nd level and 1 stack W/D on the 3rd level...moreless

              • Wireless Internet


              • Catering Available
              • Coffee Maker:

                Four (4) coffee makers...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher:


              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                2 Double sinks, 2 glass cooktops, 2 ovens, 1 large and 2 small refrigerators, 2 dishwashers on 3rd level, refrigerator and dishwasher with sink on 1st level...moreless

              • Microwave:


              • Oven:

                (2) ovens...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                (3) actually 4, 3 on 3rd level, 1 on 1st level...moreless

              • Stove:

                Two (2) electric cooktops...moreless

              • Toaster


              • Balcony:

                (5) Over 2,000 sf of deck, Each BR has a private balcony or semi-private sitting area...moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

              • Jetted Tub:

                (3) in three of the ensuite bathrooms...moreless



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              Last updated: 09/04/2014
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              75 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Norfolk International
              100 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              75 Miles
              Nearest Train

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1999

              About the owner: Two (2) grateful people to be able to design, build and own this property.

              Why the Owner Chose Spindrift:
              Beautiful location, what more could you want

              The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
              This oceanfront location is awesome

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              Speaks: english

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              • FRONT ELEVATION

                FRONT ELEVATION

              • HOT TUB AND POOL

                HOT TUB AND POOL

              • GOURMET KITCHEN

                GOURMET KITCHEN

              • BREAKFAST NOOK

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              • DINING ROOM

                DINING ROOM

              • GREAT ROOM FIREPLACE

                GREAT ROOM FIREPLACE



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