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3BR, Oceanfront, 4wd Beach, Dog Friendly, Memorial Week Specials!

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Last updated: 05/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

CLEAN, CLASSIC, PEACEFUL, OCEANFRONT BEACH COTTAGE, AN EXCEPTIONAL VALUE!!! Linens & Towels Included, Cleaning Fees Included, No Booking Fees!! No Extra Fees! Dog Friendly!
*Carova Cottage rents from Sunday to Sunday*

Easy on-line booking, reserve your week now!
**Let me know up front and (if time allows) I can split your rental over 3 payments!!**

Carova Cottage is located at MP 20.6 on the Oceanfront of Carova Beach where the beach is unspoiled, clean, wide, and uncrowded. It is very quiet and natural with dunes, sea oats, and wild life - there is no commercialism on this beach! Wild Spanish Mustang horses roam freely on the island and often graze and rest in the yard. Why stay any place else? We offer more bang for your buck at a clean, comfortable, cozy retreat. With many extras provided, you can relax and let your stress melt away.

Treat yourself to a stay in our cozy Oceanfront cottage just 150' from deck to ocean with a private walkway. Sun bathe, watch the sun rise, or enjoy a cold drink from the large deck that expands across the back of the house - part of the deck is open and a small section is covered. The upper level Queen bedroom has it's own private deck with seating.

Enjoy the large open family room with its high ceilings and solid cedar planked walls. The Family Room adjoins with the dining area, and has doors that open to the large deck. The Family Room has a Flat Screen TV. The lower level Queen bedroom is located just off the family room and has a private entrance to the lower bathroom as well as sliding doors that open to the back deck.

Just up the stairs is the large, upper level Queen bedroom with a sitting area and doors that open to your own private deck. You can drink your morning coffee in absolute peace and quiet!! Down the hall from the Queen bedroom is the twin bedroom that has two twin beds and a bunkbed (with a double on bottom and twin on top). Between the Queen and Twin room is a shared full bathroom with shower and tub. The upstairs hallway is open and overlooks the Family Room below. There is a computer desk in the open hallway in case you need to use the wi-fi to upload your vacation pictures!

Spend a lazy day at the beach enjoying the sun and surf and searching for that perfect shell. Walk out the back door to the beach or drive your 4WD vehicle and park on the beach. Put up a tent, or umbrella and enjoy the waves. Bring a good book (or two) or choose one from our library and don't forget your fishing pole!! Later in the day, watch the Wild Spanish Mustang horses play and graze in the yard while sipping a cold beverage on the outdoor deck. Prepare a delicious seafood dinner in the well-equipped kitchen. Watch the stars in the clear summer sky and listen to the gentle waves as they lull you to sleep, while reflecting on a wonderful day with your loved ones.

So, pack up your 4 Wheel Drive and head to Carova Cottage for a unique vacation you will never forget!

See our personal website link under the Calendar and Email Owners buttons for more info!!


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    24 Years Minimum Age ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are absolutely welcome at A great property for children! Some toys, games, and children books available. ...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is permitted outside only!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs welcome - $100.00 non-refundable pet fee Limit 2 Dogs...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Main Living Level...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Upper Level with Private Balcony...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    Upper Level, 2 twins, bunk bed w/full on bottom, twin on top...moreless

  • Main Level: Master Queen with full sized bath, Upper Level: 1 Queen, 2 Twin Beds, 1 Bunk Bed (with double on bottom, twin on top), shared bath Total bed count: 2 queens, 1 double, 3 twins...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upper Level Shared...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main Level Shared with Main Living Area...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

    Ground Level...moreless

  • 2 Full Baths. Both bathrooms have shower/tubs.

Other Amenities

  • Home is located on the Oceanfront and is 8 miles up the beach from the nearest road. A 4-wheel drive is necessary to reach the home. Recommended for: Families, Families with children, Couples, Beach Lovers, Surfers, Fishermen, Pet Owners, Girl's Getaway, Adventure Seekers, age 55+, History Buffs, Nature Lovers, Those seeking peace and relaxation!...moreless


  • Books:

    Many paperback books to choose from....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player:

    A small dvd library is available....moreless

  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:


  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat Screen with Free Showtime!...moreless

  • Toys:

    Some toys available - puzzles, games, flash cards, toddler books, toddler blocks....moreless

  • Video Library


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


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Table can be expanded for additional seating....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Beds will be made upon your arrival. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large open Family room, with sectional sofa. Flat Screen TV with free Showtime!...moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    In Driveway...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Free unlimited long-distance anywhere in the country....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels provided. Beach towels NOT provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full Sized Washing Machine. Laundry detergent provided!!...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free WiFi DSL provided by CenturyLink Upgraded bandwidth...moreless


  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Private catering services & Grocery Delivery Service available. Pizza Delivery also available....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee filters provided....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwasher detergent provided...moreless

  • Freezer:

    With Ice Maker...moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Galley kitchen, fully equipped....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    Large countertop microwave...moreless

  • Oven:


  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, Salt/Pepper, Olive Oil, Dishwasher Detergent, Dishwashing Liquid, Sink Sponge, Aluminum Foil, Plastic Wrap, Plastic Storage Containers, Cleaning Supplies, Liquid Hand Soap, Trash Bags, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric stove/oven....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Chaise Lounge Provided...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles:

    Sports Equipment Can Be Rented Off Beach...moreless

  • Boat:

    Can be Rented Off Beach...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Table and Chairs provided on Middle Level...moreless

  • Golf:

    Off Beach...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Can be Rented Off Beach in Carolla, Duck, Kitty Hawk. Boat launch near house at Carova Beach Park....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal Grill...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    Off Beach in Carolla...moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Can be Rented Off Beach in Carolla, Duck, Kitty Hawk...moreless

  • Wood Deck


Write a review 4.9
from 10 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 17 - May 23, 2015
7 night min stay

Memorial Day/Early Summer
May 24 - Jun 6, 2015
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Sunday

Jun 7 - Jul 11, 2015
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Sunday

Mid Summer
Jul 12 - Jul 18, 2015
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Sunday

Late Summer
Jul 19 - Aug 22, 2015
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Sunday

Early Fall
Aug 23 - Sep 12, 2015
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Sunday

Sep 13 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay

Changeover Day: Sunday

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Tax Rate 12.75%


Private & Secluded. YOU GET MANY EXTRAS THAT MOST BEACH HOUSES DO NOT PROVIDE: Linens & Towels, (not beach towels), Paper Products, Aluminum Foil, Plastic Wrap, Cleaning Supplies. No cleaning Fees, booking fees, no added fees.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/09/2015
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Car: Necessary

Carova Beach Park & Boat Ramp a short walk to the house. Crabbing for the kids. Volleyball. Picnic under covered pavilion.

Some activities listed are available a short distance from where the beach ends and pavement begins.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We are a family of 3 from South Carolina and we love Carova Beach!! We visit as often as we can because no other beach compares to Carova!! It is the perfect environment for a family vacation. We love the beach, we love our cozy cottage, and we love our renters!

Why the Owner Chose Carova Beach:
Carova Cottage was purchased by my Husband's family. It was enjoyed for many years and is now being passed down to our family. We will continue to use it personally and will also continue to offer it to our renters to enjoy. It is a quaint, classic cottage that is great for smaller families or groups who need something affordable. With the peacefulness and seclusion of the beach and the cottage, you can truly relax and spend great quality time with your family. It's the only place on the Outer Banks where the wild horses roam free. It is still exciting for us to see the horses - they are very often grazing, playing, and resting in our yard. Our renters love our cottage as much as we do. Be sure to read our reviews and 'like' us on facebook!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There is so much wildlife- horses, deer, foxes, shore birds, graceful pelicans, and the marine life - schools of dolphins & occasionally whales, turtles and seals. We especially love our horses! Carova Beach Park & Boat Ramp is a short walk or ride from the cottage. You can launch your kayak into the sound or go crabbing. You can relax and do nothing or you can explore the area - there is so much to do (if you choose to).

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  • Kitchen


  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Open Family Room

    Open Family Room

  • Queen Bedroom, Main Level with doors to deck.  House in background is beside us.

    Queen Bedroom, Main Level with doors to deck. House in background is beside us.

  • Upper Level Queen Bedroom with private deck.

    Upper Level Queen Bedroom with private deck.

  • Upper Level Queen Bedroom

    Upper Level Queen Bedroom

  • Twin Beds and Bunkbed, Upper Level

    Twin Beds and Bunkbed, Upper Level

  • Wild horses on the beach!

    Wild horses on the beach!

  • Wild Horses!

    Wild Horses!

  • Front of the Cottage (Road Side)

    Front of the Cottage (Road Side)

  • Open Family Room

    Open Family Room

  • Main Level Queen Bedroom with doors to covered deck.

    Main Level Queen Bedroom with doors to covered deck.

  • Queen Bedroom, Main Level

    Queen Bedroom, Main Level

  • Upper Level Queen Bedroom with private balcony.

    Upper Level Queen Bedroom with private balcony.

  • Twin Beds, Upper Level

    Twin Beds, Upper Level

  • The wide open road! This vacation is an adventure!

    The wide open road! This vacation is an adventure!

  • Horse resting in back of cottage

    Horse resting in back of cottage

VRBO #410010

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