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Reserve the 'Turtle Shell' Now for Vacation, Btw Hwys Mp10, Wifi, Walk to Beach

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kill Devil Hills cottage description

The 'Turtle Shell' is nice and clean, a non-smoking cottage, newly redone 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom beach cottage with enclosed garage, as well as bath and laundry area. The cottage is located on Wrightsville Blvd between the highways (Beach Rd-Hwy 12 and the By-Pass 158) in Kill Devil Hills, NC a stone's throw from the Mile Post 10.
We want to help you book our cottage with ease using this site or if you would like to call us at 252 482 8517 or 252 331 3034 plz don't hesitate to call. We will answer all your questions and work with you to make this an enjoyable vacation experience from start to finish.

Enjoy gathering around the island between the open dining room and the kitchen with a dishwasher and microwave. This is a traditional beach box style cottage with enclosed garage.

The cottage has 1 queen bed (master), 2 twin beds (2nd bedroom), 1 double bed (3rd bedroom). 1 additional twin bed downstairs in extra room as well as 2 folding cots (best for kids) in garage are available for an additional cost/bed or cot, $5/night low season and $8/night high season, which includes the linens for each cot. Leave that high chair, crib, bikes, etc at home; OBX Beach Rentals is literally another stone’s throw away (see map). Hickory hardwood floors throughout the whole upstairs. Ceiling fans throughout the cottage as well as central heat and air. Enjoy the covered open porch in Wicker or Adirondack chairs after a day sunning and swimming on the beach.

We prefer to rent to adults and families as this is a family centered beach town. Rates include: The rental with cable and WiFi, 1 sets of linens (sheets and towels) for each bedroom (enough for 6 people), the cleaning fee and all the taxes. 1 additional twin bed and 2 folding cots are available for additional persons, for
$5-8/person/night linens will be provided for them. There is a Refundable Damage Deposit fee of $500. We return it within 1-2 days of your leaving after the cleaning crew comes and checks out the cottage.

Stop sign at Wrightsville Blvd takes you to 8th street that is an easy 1-2 minute walk to direct public access and a boardwalk to the beach. The other end of the street dead ends, making for enjoyable walks without the traffic.

Within walking distance of many of the restaurants like The Flying Fish, Mama Kwan’s, Dare Devil Pizza, Pizza Hut, Arby’s, Bob’s Grill, Miller’s, Five Guys, Wendy’s, Burger King, McDonald’s and many more. Various stores for shopping are also within walking distance. Ben Franklin, Harris Teeter, Beach Rentals are only 1-2 minutes away walking.

The cottage has plenty of parking with a concrete drive and an asphalt drive plus room for 1-2 more cars in the garage. The garage has plenty of space to store your fishing rods and beach accessories.

There is a heated and cooled full bathroom with tub/shower combo, toilet and tub sink underneath the cottage containing storage as well. The washer and dryer are located in this spacious area.

There are 2 corn hole boards & 8 bags for you & your family & friends to enjoy a game. Please just remember to leave it in garage when finished. An air hockey/ping pong table is in garage as well to enjoy.

You will be located near the Wright Brothers Memorial, Outlet Mall, Manteo, Elizabethan Gardens, The Lost Colony Play, North Carolina Aquarium, Jockeys Ridge State Park, Bodie Island Lighthouse, Jeannette and Avalon Fishing Piers and Charter Boat Fishing. We highly recommend the beautiful drive down Rt. 12 through the Cape Hatteras National Seashore and a visit to the Currituck Lighthouse, and Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, 2 blocks from the ocean, and less than 1 mile to a beautiful sunset on the sound, this cozy getaway is in the heart of the Outer Banks.

Centrally located at MP 10, The Turtle Shell is 'between the highways'. This Sunday to Sunday cottage has early check-in at 12 noon and check-out at 9 am the following Sunday. The 'Turtle Shell' is great for a couple, small family, or groups wanting to keep additional family & friends close by.

Our home, although in the tradition of the basic beach box style, the property is fresh and clean. It was renovated fall 2010 to spring 2011. The owners are always updating and replacing items as needed to make your stay more enjoyable.

If interested in renting plz contact owners.
Special: 10% discount if same renters rent for 2 weeks back to back. 10% off weekly rate for returning renters.
During off season, partial weeks, long weekends and weekends available.

Keywords: Between the Hwys, Beach Box Cottage, Middle of OBX in Kill Devil Hills and Close to Everything, welcome adults and families!

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    For family groups consisting of 2-6 members. 26 years old minimum.....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Kids welcome...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Non Smoking Cottage...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • Queen size Beds (1) Sleeps 2, Double Beds (1) Sleeps 2, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two beds, sleep 1 each. Additional Twin bed and linens available 2 Folding cots available (preferable for kids) for additional cost of for additional cost of $5/person during low season and $8/person during high season.$5/person during low season and $8/person during high season....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Upstairs, off hallway and master bedroom....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    This is downstairs. Great coming off beach (A/C & Heated Rm)...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Covered Porch, 2 folding cot, single size available, preferable for kids. Additional twin bed is available for extra person. Additional linens are an extra charge for this bed. Check with owners about: For small dogs (5-25 lbs), that are house broken, well behaved (means no chewing, no excess barking, no scratching or digging or other aggressive behavior), up to date on all their shots, MUST have been treated recently for fleas and ticks with FrontLine or similar treatment, is on a lease when outside, when left alone is a MUST they stay in a crate and not the cottage or a room in the cottage to roam, pay a pet fee of $50/pet/stay and additional $200 refundable damage deposit; must call us and we can discuss it....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Our policy is read one of our books/magazines or take it with you but leave one for next renters. Same applies to our magazines. ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    In living room and twin beds bedroom. ...moreless

  • Games:

    under tv in Living Room and in garage...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Few in basket twin bedroom for infant and toddlers. ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Seats 6. Open area off kitchen and living room. Have TV trays in Living Room next to TV...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Downstairs...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    In Garage...moreless

  • Garage:

    Room for cars inside. Make sure garage doors and side door are locked when you are leaving. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central...moreless

  • Internet:

    includes WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets included & bath, hand towels, wash & kitchen cloths. You will need to bring your own beach towels. There are rags for cleaning (YOUR really dirty, grimy items) in kitchen tall closet to use instead of wash and kitchen cloths. Take all sheets off beds and leave at foot of bed. Leave all dirty bath & kitchen towels and cloths in shower upstairs. Bedspread should be left & made on appropriate beds...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Sits 6 or more (can use chairs from dining table)...moreless

  • Parking:

    In Garage as well as outside in front of property....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    in front of property...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There are no hook ups, only large front parking area....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Enough for 6 guests unless specified you need more. $5 Charge for additional towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Downstairs...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    includes WiFi...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    'AT YOUR SERVICES' is catering services as well as, babysitting, grocery delivery (before you get there and while you are there) and much more at: (252) 261-5286. ...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Throw out coffee grinds and rinse out & dry coffee pot....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Guests are to wash all dirty dishes and put then away in right cabinets and drawers....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Guests are to wash all dirty dishes and put then away in right cabinets and drawers....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Guests are to wash all dirty dishes and put then away in right cabinets and drawers....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    If you have over spills in bottom of the oven please clean or let owner know you want the cleaning crew to clean it. (Additional charge applied)....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Guests are to take all food out of refrigerator. Empty all trash cans, tie up trash and put in large trash can under steps, next to garage....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric Stove and Oven....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster Oven...moreless

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill:

    In garage. Please use downstairs and move away from siding when cooking. Please throw away COOLED coals before leaving....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Spring Rates
Mar 29 - May 21, 2015
2 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat
$850

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Memorial Day Weekend
May 22 - May 25, 2015
3 night min stay
$150

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Mid to High Season
May 26 - Jun 13, 2015
2 night min stay
$145 $175
Fri, Sat
$1,000

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

High Season I
Jun 14 - Jun 27, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,300

Changeover Day: Sunday


Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

1st week of July
Jun 28 - Jul 4, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,500
flat fee
2nd Week of July
Jul 5 - Jul 11, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,350
flat fee
High Season II
Jul 12 - Aug 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,300

Changeover Day: Sunday


Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Before Labor Day Rate
Aug 30 - Sep 3, 2015
2 night min stay
$145
$1,000

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
4 night min stay
$175

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Fall Rates I
Sep 8 - Nov 28, 2015
2 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat
$850

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

End of the year Rates
Nov 29 - Dec 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$95 $125
Fri, Sat
$550

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

We like talking to our renters. If you call me, I may be able to better on the refundable damage deposit, especially if you are staying less than a week. Also a discount on rates for return renters. Call me at 252 331 3034. Tax & Linens for up to 6 included in the rate. Additional cost for cots. No more hidden fees.

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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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Location

84 Miles
Nearest Airport
Norfolk, Va
60 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Hatteras

Car: Recommended

Historically sights (Wrights Bros. Memorial, Lost Colony Play, Manteo, Fishing Village of Wanchese).

For events coming to the the OBX visit http://www.outerbanks.org/outerbanks-events/

then contact us for your stay!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: We manage this property ourselves. Good for a romantic getaway, families with young children and those wanting to go sightseeing, fishing and OBX related activities. Minimum age 26. A fully refundable (if there is no damage and left like you found it) deposit is required. Please do not rearrange furniture, decor, or items in closets, cabinets or drawers. If you do, put it back as it was when you arrived. Contact us for a rental contract. There is a refundable damage deposit of $500 plus weekly price. A deposit of half of the total is due when you send the signed contract to reserve the week(s) you want to rent.

Why the Owner Chose Kill Devil Hills:
OBX Centrally located, near everything and between the highways (beach road Hwy 12 and bypass hwy 158).

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This cottage is quaint and open. Great for gathering to socialize up and downstairs. There is a full bath is downstairs which makes it nice when you come in from the beach and you can shower inside with privacy.The neighbors are friendly. The dead end street makes it pretty quiet and the cottage is walking distance to the beach, groceries, drug store, the new ABC store, nice restaurants, fast food, beach rentals, EVERYTHING!


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • You have ARRIVED at the 'Turtle Shell' when you see the Turtle in the gable!

    You have ARRIVED at the 'Turtle Shell' when you see the Turtle in the gable!

  • Enjoy the breeze on the covered porch as you come in or just sit a spell.

    Enjoy the breeze on the covered porch as you come in or just sit a spell.

  • Living Room view from the kitchen.

    Living Room view from the kitchen.

  • Open Kitchen and dining for eating in, take-out or playing games.

    Open Kitchen and dining for eating in, take-out or playing games.

  • Master with queen bed.  Pull the shades, take a nap or read in 1 of  3 bedrooms.

    Master with queen bed. Pull the shades, take a nap or read in 1 of 3 bedrooms.

  • Double Bedroom with large TV.

    Double Bedroom with large TV.

  • Looking into full bath from Mstr bedrm. Includes full size, tall shower & vanity

    Looking into full bath from Mstr bedrm. Includes full size, tall shower & vanity

  • ...take a snooze, read or watch TV in the Master Bedroom! A perfect day!

    ...take a snooze, read or watch TV in the Master Bedroom! A perfect day!

  • 2nd Bath/laundry dwnstrs. Great when coming off the beach.  Additional twin bed.

    2nd Bath/laundry dwnstrs. Great when coming off the beach. Additional twin bed.

  • A 2-3 minute walk will take you to the beach access where you can view the shore

    A 2-3 minute walk will take you to the beach access where you can view the shore

  • Go South to Hatteras Lighthouse in Buxton, NC, 45 min drive on the famous Hwy 12

    Go South to Hatteras Lighthouse in Buxton, NC, 45 min drive on the famous Hwy 12

  • An ending to a perfect vacation at the Turtle Shell in the middle of the OBX-NC!

    An ending to a perfect vacation at the Turtle Shell in the middle of the OBX-NC!

  • The view of the cottage when you arrive at 2024 Wrightsville Blvd. Near the 10MP

    The view of the cottage when you arrive at 2024 Wrightsville Blvd. Near the 10MP

  • View as you enter the cottage.

    View as you enter the cottage.

  • Well stock kitchen!

    Well stock kitchen!

  • Table for scrap booking, playing games, or catching up with family and friends.

    Table for scrap booking, playing games, or catching up with family and friends.

  • Twin Bedroom with TV/DVR.

    Twin Bedroom with TV/DVR.

  • Full Bath off hallway.  Large vanity area and adjustable height shower head.

    Full Bath off hallway. Large vanity area and adjustable height shower head.

  • Hang up your bathing suit & jump in the shower before drying off and then.......

    Hang up your bathing suit & jump in the shower before drying off and then.......

  • Side door leading into garage & 2nd bath & laundry rm. Gr8 as you come off beach

    Side door leading into garage & 2nd bath & laundry rm. Gr8 as you come off beach

  • In garage-picnic table, charcoal grill, 2 cots, ping pong/air hockey & cornhole

    In garage-picnic table, charcoal grill, 2 cots, ping pong/air hockey & cornhole

  • View the sunset or sunrise with your favorite somebody! Beach access off 8th Str

    View the sunset or sunrise with your favorite somebody! Beach access off 8th Str

  • Go 45 minutes north towards Corolla and see the wild horses roaming the beach.

    Go 45 minutes north towards Corolla and see the wild horses roaming the beach.

  • The main goal, idea & just what you should do while at the Turtle Shell cottage!

    The main goal, idea & just what you should do while at the Turtle Shell cottage!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/20/2015
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