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Charming Private Oceanfront Home in 4x4 Off Road Beaches

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Last updated: 07/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Carova Beach house description

This is not one of your typical rental beach homes. It is not designed for mass numbers of people. If you are looking for a private home with fantastic views that is right at the ocean but sheltered from the summer tourists. Outdoor living is the heart of 'Moonshadow' with a very large screened porch that contains a complete kitchen including dishwasher. A hammock for those summer afternoons or maybe a summer thunder shower. There is also a seating area with comfortable chairs and footrests. You can read, swing in the hammock, watch the wild mustangs walk by, or have your dinner all in 'Rufito's Cantina'. The best part of this area is that it can be closed off by electrical shutters that protect it during storms or windy conditions. Multilevel decks surround the house giving a very different ambiance in every area.

Wild Spanish Mustangs and our Loggerhead Turtles
There is nothing more exciting that to get up early and watch the sunrise from the Master Bedroom Suite and see the wild horses walking down the beach. And if you are really lucky, you may see a newborn colt walking next to its mother. There is not a better place to view our wild horses than from our own deck. People pay large amounts of money to have guides take them to see the horses. You have a front row seat where you can not only watch the horses, but you can watch the tourists that watch the horses. Both are equally interesting and sometimes quite comical.

We have been very fortunate to witness first hand the nesting of Loggerhead turtles on our beach. This is not a situation that occurs often. If you are fortunate enough to be apart of the nest sitting and actually experience the hatching, it will be an experience of a lifetime and one that you will never forget.

Rufito's Cantina
This outdoor kitchen is great for any activity from eating to napping in the hammock and since it is all screened in there is never a problem with bugs trying to share your meal. The large gas grill allows you to cook inside even if the weather is poor. Ceiling fans keep you cool and the electric shutters can be closed to protect you from the wind and rain. There is a lounge areas with two comfy chairs and footstools where you can lie back and watch the world go by or immerse yourself in a new book.

Beachcombing, Dolphin and Bird Watching
There is nothing more peaceful than to walk the beach and watch the dolphin surfing the waves or jumping out of the water as they play and feed all along the ocean. You will see all types of migrating birds that stop by for a visit. We even have hummingbirds that feed on the flowers on the deck and at our feeders. As you walk the beach, you never know what will lay at your feet. There always seems to be some gift from the sea that presents itself on each walk. Sand dollars, sea stars, and a variety of shells and other unknown items come and go with the tide.

Sometimes the ocean is calm as a lake and other times it can be quite rough with huge waves and high tides. There is always something to catch your attention or allow you the excuse to do nothing. A full moon rising over the ocean is truly a romantic, soul searching experience that will give you long lasting memories of your visit to 'Moonshadow'.

Keywords: house,oceanfront,steps to beach,private,wild horses

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Not suitable for renters under the age of 25...moreless

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

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Bedroom 3


          • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Second Bedroom facing Ocean, Double Beds (1) Third Bedroom in Rear, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Music Library
          • VCR
          • Video Library


          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Miniature Golf
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Oceanfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Parasailing
          • Sailing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Air Conditioning
          • Broadband Access
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Covered Parking
          • Fireplace
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Linens Provided
          • Telephone:

            free long distance to US excluding Alaska and Hawaii...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet


          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator:


          • Toaster


          • Outdoor Grill


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          from 14 traveler reviews
          Spring 2014:  March 31 - May 25                    $1995 Weekly (7 night Minimum)
          Pre-Summer 2013:  May 26 - June 22                 $2275 Weekly (7 night Minimum)
          Summer 2013:  June 23 - August 31                  $3150 Weekly (7 night Minimum)
          Post-Summer 2013:  September 01 - September 28     $2275 Weekly (7 night Minimum)
          Fall 2012:  September 29 - November 24             $1995 Weekly (4 night minimum)
          13.5% Tax,$49 Security Deposit Insurance Fee plus $135.00 Cleaning fee. 

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          Last updated: 07/20/2014
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          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 1982

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          Speaks: english



          • 'Moonshadow'


          • Lounge and Indoor DIning Area

            Lounge and Indoor DIning Area

          • Dinner with neighbors at 
"Rufito's Cantina"

            Dinner with neighbors at "Rufito's Cantina"

          • View from Upper Deck

            View from Upper Deck

          • View of Lounge from Upstairs Loft

            View of Lounge from Upstairs Loft

          VRBO #339329

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          This listing was first published here in 2010.

          Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014


          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
          Sleeps 6

          View calendar: Updated 07/20/14
          Member since: 2010
          Speaks: english
          • Calendar last updated 07/20/2014
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          (757) 646-3441 (Virginia, USA)

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          3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 6

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