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Big Semi-Oceanfront with 2nd and 3rd level decks. Two MBRs have private decks.

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Last updated: 06/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Carova Beach house description

Luxurious 8-Bdrm Semi-Oceanfront on the 2nd Best Secluded Beach in USA as ranked by USA Today!

NEW: Check out our video for a short review of the house and the Carova Beach are to get a good idea of what your next vacation could be like.

Come to 'A Salty Piece of Land' and take in the natural beauty and wild horses of Carova on your next family vacation! Enjoy this home's many amenities and vast ocean views. Beach access is right outside the front door and miles of undisturbed trails are just a short walk away in nearby False Cape State Park.

Relax by the private pool, unwind in the hot tub, and enjoy a beverage at the Tiki Bar. Escape from the sun with a game of billiards or retreat to the theatre room with stadium seating for 16. Approximately 10.6 miles up the beach. Accessible by 4x4 only but well worth the drive.

This house is managed by a trio of local companies including the premiere rental company on the Outer Banks that has an online booking capability and accepts credit cards. There are no hidden fees for linens, cleaning, pets, etc.

This 11 mile section of the Outer Banks is undeveloped...there are no paved roads, no strip malls, no tourist traps of any kind. Of course, the quaint town of Corolla, 10 miles south, has everything a guest could want. But in Carova Beach, it is just wild horses, 4 wheel drive vehicles, and beach houses among the natural undisturbed dunes.

This house is located just south of the VA/NC border. Directly north of the VA/NC fence is False Cape State Park where vehical traffic is restricted to permitted vehicles only. This location offers the least amount of vehicles on the beach of any other section of the 4x4 beaches. And with the State Park just next door, you and your family will have miles and miles of beaches practically all to yourselves!

The beach views from the decks are quite amazing. There is no house built on the oceanfront lot across the 'street' so you have an unobstructed view of the ocean and will be able to spot dolphins from inside the house. But the wild horses are the real attraction here in Carova and are our most famous residents, having descended from Spanish Mustangs stranded here from shipwrecks long ago.

Even though online maps may show many 'roads' on this section of the beach that imply a dense subdivision, nothing could be farther from the truth. Most of the area to the west is totally undeveloped, and there are just a handful of houses that will interrrupt your sweeping views of the Atlantic ocean.

The Carova area is consistent ranked as one of the Top 10 Secluded U.S. beaches and has been described by USA Weekend as 'one of the 10 best undiscovered beaches on the East Coast.' Discover it for yourself at 'A Salty Piece of Land'!!

House Configuration:
L1 : MBR (K); two BRs (Q, two BS with semi-private bath); rec room with wet bar & full refrigerator; 16-seat tiered theatre room; laundry.L2 : Two MBRs (K, K with private deck); two BRs (Q, BS with semi-private bath).L3 : MBR (K) with whirlpool tub and private deck; kitchen; great room; dining area; half bath.L4 : Ship's watch sitting area. Extras : Private optionally-heated pool, hot tub, wine cooler, Tiki Bar, ice maker. Pets welcome (2 dogs max., no cats). No additional fee or deposit required.

Pool may be heated upon request for an additional weekly fee of $300 (plus tax). Please contact us in advance if you would like to make arrangements for this optional amenity. Private pool available April 1 - October 14, 2012 (heated option not available during July & August). Tax on rental rates apply.

Keywords: beach house, single family home, group house, private pool, theatre room, hot tub, Tiki bar

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            No pet fee required. 2 dog maximum. No cats....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Lease holder must be 24 years old....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19, Beds for 19

          Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Gourmet Kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, fully stocked...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            (2) Frig in kitchen has ice maker, additional ice maker outside in Tiki Bar...moreless

          • Microwave:

            (2) Extra Microwave in Tiki Bar...moreless

          • Ice Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 10 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            Parking for 8 cars in front of house...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Bring your own beach towels though...moreless

          • Gas Fireplace:

            Only available in fall and winter...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            3 AC units...one for each floor...moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine

          Other Amenities

              • Home Theatre with stadium seating for 16 - HD DirecTV - BlueRay - 7.1 Surround Sound , Wine Fridge, Wet Bar, Second Refrigerator, Tiki Bar, 44lb Ice Maker, Outdoor Shower...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Game Console:

                PlayStation in L1 Bunk Bed room, video cable for Wii provided in Theatre Room...moreless

              • Television:

                (2) Two TVs in Bunk Bed rooms are DVD-only...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (8) DirecTV on 8 TVs, 2 of which are HD...moreless

              • Video Games:

                PlayStation titles in Bunk Bed room...moreless

              • Video Library
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Pool Table
              • Music Library

              Communications

              • Internet:

                Free Internet and WiFi provided by CenturyLink...moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                Free domestic Long Distance calling...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Free local calls...moreless

              • Wireless Internet
              • Broadband Access

              Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool:

                10x21 pool. Pool heater option available upon request except in July and August....moreless

              • Hot Tub:

                Large hot tub seats 6...moreless

              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Gazebo:

                Tiki Bar featuring bar sink, ice machine, microwave, electric outlets, and outdoor lighting...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                (4) 2 MBRs on North side have private decks. Other MBRs have sliding glass doors to decks....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Both charcoal and propane grills available...moreless

              Location & View

              • Ocean View:

                Unobstructed view of ocean across vacant oceanfront lot in front...moreless

              • Beach View:

                Unobstructed view of beach across vacant oceanfront lot in front...moreless

              • Water View:

                Sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean from north to south...moreless

              Activities

              • Museums
              • Fishing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Golf
              • Jet Skiing
              • Parasailing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Shelling
              • Miniature Golf
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shopping
              • Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Third August Week
              Aug 10 - Aug 16, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $5,695
              Fifth August Week
              Aug 24 - Aug 30, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $3,595
              Third September Week
              Sep 14 - Sep 20, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $2,095
              Fourth September Week
              Sep 21 - Sep 27, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,995
              First October Week
              Sep 28 - Oct 4, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,895
              Third October Week
              Oct 12 - Oct 18, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,695
              Fourth October Week
              Oct 19 - Oct 25, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,595
              First Week November
              Oct 26 - Nov 1, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $250
              $1,495
              Second November Week
              Nov 2 - Nov 8, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $250
              $1,450
              Mid November
              Nov 9 - Nov 22, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $250
              $1,325
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 23 - Nov 29, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $2,195
              Late Off-Season
              Nov 30 - Dec 20, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $250
              $1,325
              Christmas
              Dec 21 - Dec 27, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,695
              New Years
              Dec 28 - Jan 3, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,895

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 12.75%

              Notes:

              Bookings handled through Twiddy & Co. which can handle taking online payments and payments from multiple parties in your group.

              50% due within 48 hours of signing lease. 50% due 30 days prior to check-in.


              This manager accepts: Credit cards.
              Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details. Only pay using credit card, PayPal, check or direct bank transfer. NEVER pay by cash or instant money transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. Learn more


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 06/21/2014
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              Location

              False Cape State Park, Carova Beach Park, public boat ramp to canal off Currituck Sound, wild horses

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2010

              About: We are a family of four with two dogs. Our two Golden Retrievers love being on the beach, where they can 'cut loose' and run and play in the surf. We enjoy the 4x4 area year round and particularly like the peaceful serenity only available in the off-season.

              Why Carova Beach:
              Our family has been vacationing on the Outer Banks since the 1970's. We've stayed on the southern beaches like Nags Head and KDH, and we've stayed on the paved sections of the north beaches like Duck and Corolla. The Outer Banks are great year-round. In the off-season, it's very peaceful and relaxing. But up in Carova, there are times in the off-season when we may be the only people on the beach for miles and miles in both directions. Even during peak summer season, it is never crowded like a resort like Virginia Beach or Ocean City. I can always visit resorts and stay at hotels, and expect a 'themepark-like' experience. But in Carova...there's nothing else like it ...anywhere. To say that the atmosphere here is 'laid back' is an understatement. It's historic, it's natural, it's peaceful, it's beautiful, it's the beach...all at once.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Short walk to the beach, 30 minute drive to civilization! Reconnect with your family and nature while pampering yourself in a home that has everything. The view is one of the best found at a semi-oceanfront house anywhere. Beach access is right outside the front door, no walking a block or two north or south before crossing the dunes. False Cape State Park is practically deserted. There are miles and miles of beach just sitting on the other side of the fence where there are rarely any cars driving. And there are fewer vehicles on this section of the 4x4 beaches too. House rents Sunday to Sunday to help guest avoid Saturday turnover traffic in the Outer Banks.


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Big Semi-Oceanfront with 2nd and 3rd level decks. Two MBRs have private decks.

                Big Semi-Oceanfront with 2nd and 3rd level decks. Two MBRs have private decks.

              • Lots of decks and you have a great view from every one of them

                Lots of decks and you have a great view from every one of them

              • To keep the party going day or night,  the tiki bar has everything you need.

                To keep the party going day or night, the tiki bar has everything you need.

              • Dining area has windows on three sides.

                Dining area has windows on three sides.

              • The shipswatch has the best view in the house...miles and miles of  sea and sand

                The shipswatch has the best view in the house...miles and miles of sea and sand

              • All MBR's have exterior door that opens to private or public deck.

                All MBR's have exterior door that opens to private or public deck.

              • Two bunk rooms sleep a total of seven kids.

                Two bunk rooms sleep a total of seven kids.

              • Bar seating at kitchen from corner of Great Room

                Bar seating at kitchen from corner of Great Room

              • A Carova traffic jam.

                A Carova traffic jam.

              • Horses wander by on a regular basis

                Horses wander by on a regular basis

              • The house at dusk.

                The house at dusk.

              • Carova Beach is pet-friendly year-round and so is the house.

                Carova Beach is pet-friendly year-round and so is the house.

              • Cool off in the pool, unwind in the hot tub, or refresh by the tiki bar.

                Cool off in the pool, unwind in the hot tub, or refresh by the tiki bar.

              • Theatre: stadium seating(16), 106" HD, BlueRay, 7.1 surround sound, DirecTV

                Theatre: stadium seating(16), 106" HD, BlueRay, 7.1 surround sound, DirecTV

              • Great Room has gas fireplace (during off-season), ceiling fan,big TV and windows

                Great Room has gas fireplace (during off-season), ceiling fan,big TV and windows

              • Play billards while watching TV, listening to the stereo or using the wet bar.

                Play billards while watching TV, listening to the stereo or using the wet bar.

              • Kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite tops, and more to make big meals

                Kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite tops, and more to make big meals

              • L3 MBR has big bthrm with his/her sinks, whirlpool tub, and walk-in shower.

                L3 MBR has big bthrm with his/her sinks, whirlpool tub, and walk-in shower.

              • MBR with sitting area and sliding glass door to 2nd level deck.

                MBR with sitting area and sliding glass door to 2nd level deck.

              • Beach access is right off the corner of the lot across the 'street'

                Beach access is right off the corner of the lot across the 'street'

              • At certain times of the year, the horses visit the beach.

                At certain times of the year, the horses visit the beach.

              • Sunrise over the dune in front of the house

                Sunrise over the dune in front of the house

              • Its just a short walk to the VA/NC border and the State Park.

                Its just a short walk to the VA/NC border and the State Park.

              • The State Park offers seclusion, nature, and escape from vehicles on the beach.

                The State Park offers seclusion, nature, and escape from vehicles on the beach.

              VRBO #349380

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, May 06, 2014

              $228 - $814 per night (USD)
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              8 Bedroom / 6.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 19

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              Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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