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Lover's Retreat Cozy Cottage in the Heart of the Village

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Last updated: 11/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Ocracoke cottage description

The cottage is in our backyard with its own street and parking. We built this little cottage to live in while we built our house. We've finished the interior and exterior with some classic reclaimed materials. The exterior is finished with hand-split cedar shake reclaimed from an older home here on Ocracoke, and pine, that was reclaimed from the pony pens after hurricane Isabelle had her way. The interior walls are finished with beadboard reclaimed from an old hardware store in Winterville, NC and barn wood from a tobacco curing barn and a pack house in Winterville, NC. Hardwood floors and Oak cabinets.

It features an open design with a common kitchen and living area, which makes it very comfortable for two. The sleeping loft is up a ladder so, for those of you not as nimble as you once were, there is a futon, that sleeps two, in the den area. The outdoor shower is a must for any beach cottage, built from wood reclaimed from the pony pens. There is also a shower indoors. This is a very unique space that we love and we hope that you will too. This cottage rents sunday to sunday. Children 12 or under can be negotiable in addition to the 2 adults. Renters are responsible for their own linens...bed and futon are a double size. We have only 1 parking space available.

Thanks -Laura and Kevin Hardy.

Keywords: Cottage with a Sleeping Loft

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Massage

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                negotiable, small cleaning fee added...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                no smoking on property!...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                sorry..dander friendly to those allergic...moreless

              Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Den

                ...moreless

              • Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

                ...moreless

              • full bath inside and hot/cold shower outside as well

              Other Amenities

                  • outdoor shower, two bikes with locks, and two beach chairs.

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Stereo:

                    cd player and fm stereo (awesome local station)...moreless

                  • Television:

                    there is no cable or satellite...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

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

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    a table for two inside and a punic table outside...moreless

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning

                  Kitchen

                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    we provide 2 beach chairs...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 10 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  winter
                  Nov 30 - Mar 28, 2015
                  1 night min stay
                  $75
                  $450

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 9.75%

                  Notes:

                  for rentals less than a week, we charge a $ 30 cleaning fee.

                  50% to reserve and 50% upon arrival


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 11/02/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

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                  Owner info

                  About the owner: We are Kevin and Laura Hardy. My wife Laura owns Stillwater Spa and Wellness here on Ocracoke. I am a self-employed carpenter and builder of the cottage. We have lived on Ocracoke for 16 years and absolutely love it.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Ocracoke has 14 miles of wide open beaches with no building on them a short drive away. We provide two bicycles for you to explore the village, with a rich historical heritage. A lighthouse built in 1823 is right around the corner. There are lots of shops, restaurants, and pubs. Fishing opportunities are vast, with calm inshore or goin' for that big one off shore.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  • private outdoor space

                    private outdoor space

                  • futon

                    futon

                  • bathroom/... outdoor shower as well

                    bathroom/... outdoor shower as well

                  • full kitchen

                    full kitchen

                  • loft...bed and a sitting/reading area

                    loft...bed and a sitting/reading area

                  VRBO #289245

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, December 20, 2014

                  $75 per night (USD)
                  10

                  0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

                  View calendar: Updated 11/02/14
                  Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                  Member since: 2010
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within 12 hours
                  • Response rate: 100%
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/02/2014
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                  (252) 588-0059 (North Carolina, USA)

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