Discover N.C.'S 'Inner Banks'--Tranquil Waterfront Cottage

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Last updated: 11/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Unique waterfront cottage provides comfort and privacy amid the beauty of nature. Ideal for boating, kayaking, fishing and relaxing getaways. Half-hour from Washington, NC. Located between Bath and Belhaven. The Swan Quarter ferry to Ocracoke is a 40 minute drive away.

The Boathouse was built in 1985--originally used as a space to refurbish and build sailboats. It is a wonderfully simple and comfortable structure: 600 sq. ft of interior quarters are nestled inside the 2400 sq. ft. barn that is an outside living and working space.

Boaters of all kinds will enjoy the easy put in, safe harbor and direct access to the waters of North Creek,
the Pamlico River and Sound, and the Intracoastal Waterway. Put your boat over on the 12’ boat ramp at Potter’s Marina, less than 300 yards from the cottage, and secure it in our boat slip for the weekend or week.

1.4 acre private wooded lot with 200’ bulkhead and 20’ x 30’ boat slip. Exceptional views of North Creek to the east and the Pamlico River to the South. Dock with fish cleaning table, water and power. Three kayaks for use with paddles and life vests.

Ideal for fishing, boating, birding--very peaceful with spectacular waterviews. Dolphins swim right past the house!

Explore Bath (oldest town in NC), Belhaven's lovely waterfront (don't miss the Belhaven Museum), Washington's lively downtown and riverwalk (NC Estuarium), take the free ferry to Aurora's Fossil Museum or the longer Swan Quarter ferry to Ocracoke.

Keywords: cottage, boathouse, dock, barn, waterfront, fishing, romantic getaway, couples


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    If your kids like nature!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 3-5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Main: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Barn: toilet

    with sink...moreless

  • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower


  • 2--one inside the apartment and one in the barn

Other Amenities

  • Boat slip for 2 boats, fish-cleaning table, 3 kayaks, outdoor shower/changing room, screened porch. Here's a link to a local fishing charter ...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Marina

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Great views of both North Creek and Pamlico River...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Nearly 200' of bulkhead shoreline on North Creek...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell phone coverage can be spotty depending on the provider...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items


  • Deck / Patio:

    Screen porch with 2 rocking chairs; hammock...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    3 sit-on-top kayaks; life jackets...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Medium sized Weber grill...moreless



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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 11/13/2015
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Pitt Greenville, NC
6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Aurora NC
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
NC 264
11 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Country Kitchen, Bath NC
110 Miles
Nearest Beach
Nags Head NC or Emerald Isle NC

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We are nature lovers. We love exploring North Creek and the Pamlico River, tracking the dolphins, fishing for flounder, crabbing from the dock, or just relaxing in a rocking chair on the screened porch with a good book.

Why the Owner Chose Bath:
The Bath/Belhaven area is water, water everywhere! We fell in love with this unique part of NC that most people have no idea exists. Off the beaten path, beautiful landscapes and waterviews, downhome, friendly people.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Life slows down when you stay at the Boathouse. Quiet, peaceful simplicity. Great way to let go of the daily grind and stresses. Explore the wonderful world of eastern North Carolina!

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Speaks: english



  • The Boathouse

    The Boathouse

  • North Creek

    North Creek

  • Living/Dining Area

    Living/Dining Area

  • Bedroom with King

    Bedroom with King

  • Slip with High Water

    Slip with High Water

  • Azaleas in the 

    Azaleas in the Yard

  • Street Side of Boathouse

    Street Side of Boathouse

  • The Green Door Awaits You

    The Green Door Awaits You

  • Spacious interior of camper in the barn. Two beds. Equipped with AC and heat.

    Spacious interior of camper in the barn. Two beds. Equipped with AC and heat.

  • Double Boat Slip

    Double Boat Slip

  • Kitchen


  • Den Area

    Den Area

  • Dock with Crab Pot

    Dock with Crab Pot

  • Two of Three Kayaks

    Two of Three Kayaks

  • Rockers on the Screen Porch

    Rockers on the Screen Porch

  • Looking South to the Pamlico River from Credle Point

    Looking South to the Pamlico River from Credle Point

  • Yes, there are dolphins in North Creek!

    Yes, there are dolphins in North Creek!

  • Interior of camper. One of two queen size beds.

    Interior of camper. One of two queen size beds.

VRBO #354101

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, November 14, 2015

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