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Outer Banks, Rodanthe, Pet-Friendly, Ocean Front, 4BR, 3BA

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Rodanthe house description

We grew up in central North Carolina, but we've called Hatteras Island our second home. Mermaid's Tears (another name for seaglass which is found naturally along the North Carolina coast) is just steps away from the sandy beach. One of our favorite things is sitting on the deck watching the dolphin (yes, we see them just about every day) and, of course, the wonderful sunrises and sunsets. Using our binoculars we are even able to identify the fish caught at the Rodanthe Fishing Pier, only 100 yards away.
Mermaid's Tears encompasses a reversed house plan which is very common to many homes along the Outer Banks. This simple means that the living area, ie, kitchen, dining and living room are located on the highest level.
Our second floor level of Mermaid's Tears includes a very large living open area (great for entertaining) with flat screen TV/DVD and CD stereo system. A large floral sectional couch and two chairs face the two 8' sliders for a magnificent view of the ocean. The dining area, open to the living area and kitchen, has seating for ten. The modern kitchen has all cooking needs should one decide never to venture out to any of the great restaurants in the area. There is also counter seating for four. There is a very nice king bedroom upstairs with connecting bath and shower. This bedroom has its own slider to the outside oceanfront deck. A flat screen TV and DVD are also in this bedroom.
Three of our bedrooms are downstairs, the master has a king bed and day bed with a large bathroom with a separate shower and jacuzzi tub. The slider leads to a covered deck which is virtually on top of the ocean. This bedroom has a flat screen TV and DVD. Another bedroom downstairs, very spacious with a king bed, has a large window and a slider to a covered deck over-looking the ocean. This bed and breakfast style bedroom has a flat screen TV and DVD. The third bedroom has two pyramid bunk beds. Both have a double bed; one with a pullout trundle. This bedroom has two windows; one with a view of the ocean, the other a view of the sound in the distance. This is truly a unique bedroom as it invites an aquarium decor. This bedroom also has a flat screen TV and DVD. This bedroom and the second bedroom share a full bathroom. Also, downstairs is a nice welcoming foyer and a full washer and dryer closet. While staying in Mermaid's Tears, exploring is a must. Hatteras Island is simply the most beautiful place on earth - where the Atlantic Ocean and Pamlico Sound is separated by a thin, fragile slice of land. Hatteras Lighthouse, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, small villages of Avon, Buxton, Waves, Frisco and Salvo are all within a short drive.
In Rodanthe, explore the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Museum, Civil War Battle of Chicmacomico Races, and try to identify each of the over 400 species of birds. Or simple lay back and enjoy reading and watching the surf.

FREE Wireless Internet access via Silicon Travel for this property (computer not provided, bring your laptop).

FULL CONCIERGE SERVICE: Grocery shopping, dinner delivery, in-home catering and chef services, party planning, activities planning, mid-stay cleaning available through our Property Management Company, Shore Details.

PROPERTY DAMAGE PROTECTION: No security deposit is collected. Over years of renting our property, we have found guests prefer to pay a Property Damage Protection fee ($59) which covers all accidental damages to the vacation rental up to $2,500.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be 25 years of age...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                Up to two dogs only. Must be well behaved and not exceed 75 pounds total weight. $100 pet fee per dog....moreless

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Fish cleaning station, enclosed outside shower (hot & cold water), deck furniture, sundeck, 2 baby gates, stereo with CD player, shaded deck, high chair, separate foot wash as you come in from the beach...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television:

                    (5) Each TV has its own DVD...moreless

                  • Video Library

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    Our pictures show it all. Great sandy beach directly in front of Mermaid's Tears. Only 100 yards to the Rodanthe Fishing Pier. About 25 feet to the surf....moreless

                  • Oceanfront:

                    Our pictures show it all. Great sandy beach directly in front of Mermaid's Tears. Only 100 yards to the Rodanthe Fishing Pier. About 25 feet to the surf....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

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

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Dining room table seats 10 plus kitchen counter seats 3...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Upstairs and downstairs central air conditioning...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Covered Parking:

                    Two covered parking spaces; carports...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Reasonable charge for bed linens and towels. OPTIONAL....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Parking for 5-6 cars...moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free WIFI...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    Full catering via Shore Details, property manager for Mermaid's Tears...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Coffee maker, waffle maker, crock pot, steamer & more...moreless

                  • Microwave

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Lots of rockers and benches to relax...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Jetted Tub:

                        Jacuzzi tub in master bedroom bath...moreless

                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Ruby
                      Dec 6 - Apr 18, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,385
                      Sapphire
                      Apr 19 - May 16, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,640
                      Silver
                      May 17 - Jun 6, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,470
                      Gold
                      Jun 7 - Jun 27, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,760
                      Platinum
                      Jun 28 - Aug 8, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $4,080
                      Gold
                      Aug 9 - Aug 22, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,760
                      Silver
                      Aug 23 - Sep 12, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,470
                      Saffhire
                      Sep 13 - Oct 31, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,590
                      Bronze
                      Nov 1 - Jan 2, 2016
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,485

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $100 + tax
                      • Damage Protection $59 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 12.75%

                      Notes:

                      SATURDAY TO SATURDAY RENTAL.

                      A $500.00 deposit is required to book. The remaining two payments are due at 90 and 30 days prior. If cancelled 90 days prior to vacation, full deposit is refunded.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2011

                      About the owner: Frank and Beverly are the proud owners of 'Mermaid's Tears' as well as two other properties closeby. We have been vacationing/living on the outer banks for years and will retire in Rodanthe someday. It is the perfect place to be. Both Frank and Beverly are NC licensed builders. Frank retired from the United States Marine Corps as a Lieutenant Colonel. We have three Brussels Griffons, Frankie, Annie Rose and Scout, and they always travel with us to the Outer Banks.

                      Why the Owner Chose Rodanthe:
                      The Outer Banks has been our favorite vacation spot for years. This is the third, and most recent, property we have bought in this area. The other is VRBO #403480 and is located a short walk down the beach) It's easy driving from our home in Greensboro, NC. It's close to great restaurants, shopping, golf, sightseeing yet very remote and very casual. Also, the Outer Banks is routinely rated in the top five US beaches by US News, National Geographic, ABC News and CBS News. 'Mermaid's Tears' is an exceptional rental property with all the amenities for a perfect family vacation.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Sitting on the front porch in the evening while enjoying a glass of wine or ice tea, feeling the ocean breeze while watching late surfers and swimmers has become our most treasured time. Early in the morning, we'll catch up on news and sports via wifi while sipping coffee and snacking on delicious pastries. Great early morning and late evening walks on the beach fulfill perfect days in Rodanthe.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Mermaids Tears view from the ocean

                        Mermaids Tears view from the ocean

                      • walkway to the beach

                        walkway to the beach

                      • Open dining area, seating for 10, great ocean views

                        Open dining area, seating for 10, great ocean views

                      • Master King w/ day bed, Flat TV/DVD, slider to 1st fl covered deck. ocean front

                        Master King w/ day bed, Flat TV/DVD, slider to 1st fl covered deck. ocean front

                      • 1st floor master bath

                        1st floor master bath

                      • upstairs bath

                        upstairs bath

                      • bunk room with 2 double, 2 twin and 1 trundle

                        bunk room with 2 double, 2 twin and 1 trundle

                      • Enclosed porch off kitchen, overlooking ocean

                        Enclosed porch off kitchen, overlooking ocean

                      • view from deck late afternoon

                        view from deck late afternoon

                      • swing on lower deck

                        swing on lower deck

                      • Rodanthe pier at night

                        Rodanthe pier at night

                      • sunrise from upstairs deck

                        sunrise from upstairs deck

                      • Modern kitchen, counter seating for four, sound view from window

                        Modern kitchen, counter seating for four, sound view from window

                      • Day bed in downstairs master bedroom

                        Day bed in downstairs master bedroom

                      • Upstairs King with connecting BR. Flat screen TV/DVD, slider to outside deck

                        Upstairs King with connecting BR. Flat screen TV/DVD, slider to outside deck

                      • 1st floor king with flat TV/DVD, slider to covered deck, ocean front

                        1st floor king with flat TV/DVD, slider to covered deck, ocean front

                      • Downstairs shared bathroom

                        Downstairs shared bathroom

                      • View from covered porch adjacent to master bedroom; Rodanthe Fishing Pier in bac

                        View from covered porch adjacent to master bedroom; Rodanthe Fishing Pier in bac

                      • view from top deck wintertime

                        view from top deck wintertime

                      • cook out in front of house

                        cook out in front of house

                      • Rodanthe pier

                        Rodanthe pier

                      • sunrise view from upper deck

                        sunrise view from upper deck

                      VRBO #426760

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                      Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

                      $1,385 - $4,080 per week (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 14

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                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/19/2014
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