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Contemporary, Luxury, Eco-Friendly Home, Central Location - (Good Pets!)

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Front of house with plenty of parking for cars outside and under house

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Last updated: 02/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Ocracoke house description

Stay in this newly built (2013), environmentally responsible home with many green features. Three large bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, two living rooms, open plan accommodation, contemporary kitchen, high end appliances, bar area with seating for 6, fully equipped second kitchenette, large screened porch, 4 deck areas to follow the sun, one of which has a gas grill.
To make your stay as relaxing as possible we provide 6 beach chairs, beach umbrella, cooler, a variety of surfboards and a kayak (used at own risk).
Linens NOT standard, but they are available to rent on the Island. Bring or rent your own towels.
Golf carts have become a popular method of transport around the village. Ask us about rentals and delivery to the house or call 252 588 2194.

We can offer help with:-
• 4x4 rental 252 916 0133
• Bike rental - Slushie Stand 252 928 1878 or Ocracoke Island Realty 252 928 6261
• Linen and towel rental - Ocracoke Island Realty 252 928 6261
• Dock rental
• Collection from Ocracoke Airport
• Membership of Ocracoke's newest gym
• Massages
• Fishing trips
• Any other requests - Just ask and we'll try to help.


If you have found your way to Ocracoke on this website, I'm sure you will have read descriptions of how beautiful the island is, or maybe you have already visited.
After 15 yrs. experience of building eco-friendly houses, our new Ocracoke home has been constructed with as many 'green' features as possible. These features include 'energy star' appliances, bamboo floors, carpet by 'Flor' made from recycled materials, recycled glass tile in showers, slate counters/splashbacks, 'water sense' rated showers faucets and toilets, on-demand water heater, split system HVAC allows individual room control, HardiePanel siding, and built from sustainable forested lumber. We have chosen to include feature walls of washed wood in the dining and living areas and unique touches that make it our home, with a modern aesthetic that bring coastal living into the 21st century. We have made sure the windows made the most of the light and warmth, privacy and ambience.
The layout provides 3 large bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, an open plan living/kitchen/dining area...and then a bonus of another living room with a fully equipped kitchenette. Outside has 4 decks to follow the sun throughout the day and a very large screened porch with a family size table and chairs which is a delightful place to eat in the summer evenings. There are also 2 outdoor showers, one of which is built into an existing tree for a unique 'natural' experience (outdoor showers not available in winter!).
The house is in a quiet, central location but close to everything. We are equidistant between the village and the beach. This truly wonderful home is just a short walk to the Coffee Shop and other village shops and restaurants.
The house is WiFi and has ipod dock stereos and 3 flat screen TV's.
A kayak and a variety of surfboards are provided with the house, which you use at your own risk.
If you want to make a reservation and you are under 25 years old please contact the owners about the possibilities.


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    The usual minimum age is 25 years for a rental booking. However, we are quite happy to talk this through with you if you are a younger group....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Please contact us if you have pets. We do ask that you 'pick up' after your pet or risk losing your deposit if someone else has to scoop the poop!...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • We have queen beds in two bedrooms, and twin beds in another. All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. The twin beds are designed to make a king sized bed when pushed together. Please contact us if you want to arrange special sleeping areas. Please note, this is a strictly 6 person property....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Double vanity, rain shower....moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Double vanity, glass shower door, rain shower....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Single vanity, glass shower enclosure, rain shower....moreless

  • Two outdoor shower enclosures.

Other Amenities

  • Sit-on kayak and 1 lifejacket kept under the house (use at your own risk). Two outdoor showers, plenty of outside seating and living space. Modern fresh decor, but with a coastal influence. We have many extras throughout the house. We provide beach chairs, beach umbrella, cooler, gas grill, and a variety of surfboards....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have a selection of books. Please feel free to add to them but do not remove them! This is not a book exchange as many are personal copies....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Flat screen TVs. One in each living room...one in a bedroom....moreless

  • Stereo:

    We have a really nice radio/stereo that docks an ipod ...provide your own music & relax!...moreless

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Fabulous beach just outside the village, or walk to the 'soundside' and Silver Lake Harbor....moreless

  • Near The Ocean
  • Village:

    Our home is located in the center of the village, although it is in a quiet location. Most people who have visited Ocracoke use the Coffee Shop as a landmark, and we are a 4 minute walk away!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining area can seat six people, or 6 can eat at the bar, or in the screened porch....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Split system HVAC allows for individual room control....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    high speed WIFI...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Under the house and adjacent...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Split system HVAC allows for individual room control....moreless

  • Internet:

    high speed WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room:

    We have two living rooms...both with TV...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Plenty of parking space, covered and open...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Please contact us if you have a boat or trailer....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry room below the house with washer/dryer and ironing area....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    The house is wireless, high speed. Works in the garden as well!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    For the coffee lover we have an excellent machine!...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Plenty of things to stir, whisk, flip & generally be creative with! Electric whisk, blender etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    One in each kitchen....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The main kitchen is very well stocked, kettle, coffee maker, plenty of dishes & pots & pans - (Calphalon) and sharp knives!...It's a 'home from home' style...so things lurk in the back of drawers like a garlic press & lemon zester! The second kitchenette in the second living area is 'small scale' but very useful. Small fridge, microwave, sink, dishwasher and stovetop....moreless

  • Microwave:

    One in each kitchen....moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    One large 'french door' fridge/freezer. One smaller fridge with freezer....moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    This property has 4 deck areas that can be used to give lots of choice of where to sit! We have a swing seat, a slider, adirondack chairs, a hammock...and soft seating in the screened porch. A number of tables are provided for outside use....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    We provide one kayak which can take two people...just! To be used at your own risk....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    An enclosed garden suitable for children or pets but neither should be left unsupervised!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Mar 29 - May 23, 2015
3 night min stay
$200
$1,400
High Season
May 24 - Aug 22, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,950
End summer
Aug 23 - Aug 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,750
Autumn
Aug 30 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,400
Low Season
Nov 1 - Nov 21, 2015
3 night min stay
$180
$1,200
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2015
4 night min stay

$1,400
Low Season
Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2015
3 night min stay
$180
$1,200
Christmas and New Year
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2016
4 night min stay

$1,400
Low Season
Jan 3 - Mar 26, 2016
3 night min stay
$180
$1,200

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Off Season rate Jan to March 29th $1000.

Spring season weekly rate March 30th to May 24th $1400.

High season May 25th to Aug 24th $1950.

Thanksgiving 4 day minimum.

Pet fee $100 per pet (best dogs in world might get a break!)

Sunday to Sunday usually.

$400 deposit on making the reservation.

Balance of payment and damage deposit 60 days before stay.


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Last updated: 02/27/2015
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Location

Car: Not Necessary

The Island has a great music and artistic scene, always something going on in summer...escape from EVERYTHING in winter. The house is WIFI.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We moved from England to North Carolina to work at ECU in 2001. As soon as we found Ocracoke we moved so our son could attend the school and enjoy the many freedoms Ocracoke offers..and the surf! It has been the most wonderful 'home from home'. Now our son has graduated we are enjoying spending time exploring different places...but when we return to Ocracoke it rejuvenates us like no other place and always feels like home!

Why the Owner Chose Ocracoke:
We came for a weekend, then we came for a week, then we decided we couldn't stay away - the dog refused to leave!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is very private and it has great space. The light and decks are a wonderful asset; they provide a variety of outside areas for coffee, cocktails and good conversation. The huge windows frame the sunset skies. It has two bedrooms on the first floor level, with the third bedroom and living room being up/down a few steps so it is an excellent space for those wishing for a little separation. Many of our guests have found this area very useful for in-laws!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Front of house with plenty of parking for cars outside and under house

    Front of house with plenty of parking for cars outside and under house

  • Living room with picture windows and sliders onto front deck

    Living room with picture windows and sliders onto front deck

  • Relax with a coffee in the sunny living room

    Relax with a coffee in the sunny living room

  • Dining area, doors to screened porch and lobby on the left

    Dining area, doors to screened porch and lobby on the left

  • Master bathroom 1 with double basin

    Master bathroom 1 with double basin

  • Twin bedroom with plenty of space, large closet, and access into second bathroom

    Twin bedroom with plenty of space, large closet, and access into second bathroom

  • Second living room with door out to deck

    Second living room with door out to deck

  • Bedroom 3 with en suite bathroom

    Bedroom 3 with en suite bathroom

  • 3rd bathroom with basin, toilet and rain shower with glass enclosure

    3rd bathroom with basin, toilet and rain shower with glass enclosure

  • Gas grill and seating on deck in morning sunshine, very private

    Gas grill and seating on deck in morning sunshine, very private

  • Deck from 2nd living room

    Deck from 2nd living room

  • Upper deck looking down driveway

    Upper deck looking down driveway

  • Front entry steps on the right and boardwalk to back yard and back door

    Front entry steps on the right and boardwalk to back yard and back door

  • Kitchen with island with slate and recycled glass bar to the left

    Kitchen with island with slate and recycled glass bar to the left

  • Looking from kitchen area to the living room with large bar area and seating

    Looking from kitchen area to the living room with large bar area and seating

  • Master bedroom with en suite bathroom

    Master bedroom with en suite bathroom

  • Master bathroom 1 with double basin, bath, toilet, and rain shower.

    Master bathroom 1 with double basin, bath, toilet, and rain shower.

  • Second bathroom with double basin, toilet and large rain shower

    Second bathroom with double basin, toilet and large rain shower

  • Kitchenette from second living room

    Kitchenette from second living room

  • 3rd bedroom, with stairs  to main house or second kitchen/living room below

    3rd bedroom, with stairs to main house or second kitchen/living room below

  • Screened porch and door to sun deck with grill and more seating

    Screened porch and door to sun deck with grill and more seating

  • Back of house showing 2 decks left and right, and screened porch in center. Plenty of yard space.

    Back of house showing 2 decks left and right, and screened porch in center. Plenty of yard space.

  • Front deck with access through sliders from living room

    Front deck with access through sliders from living room

  • Our dog chilling out!

    Our dog chilling out!

VRBO #211213

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/27/2015
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