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SAILFISH IN AVON is A lovely beach cottage located on an ocean front cul de sac that is seconds away from beach access. You do not have to cross a street to go over the dunes.! YOU WILL FALL IN LOVE WITH THE OCEAN VIEW FROM THE SPACIOUS TOP DECK! We also accept pets. This house is a comfortable one....the top floor has an OPEN CONCEPT kitchen, living and dining area. It has 3 glass sliding doors in a row to let in lots of light and allow the deck to become an extension of the living area. Guests will love this area to sunbathe, read a book or picnic. The top level also has the master bedroom and full bath. The first level has 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. There are 3 queen beds and 4 individual twin beds in the house to accommodate at least 10 guests. There is also a laundry area. Sailfish has a outdoor shower that features hot and cold water, a fish cleaning table and a basketball goal. The beauty of this CHARMING BEACH COTTAGE is that it offer oceanside living at a very reasonable cost. Bring the family or families and your pet!
early spring Apr 25 - Jun 5, 2015 3 night min stay
prime season Jun 6 - Aug 28, 2015 7 night min stay
early fall Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015 7 night min stay
late fall Sep 26 - Oct 30, 2015 3 night min stay
winter Oct 31 - Dec 31, 2015 3 night min stay
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Sailfish in Avon is located a stone's throw from the beach access behind beautiful huge dunes. The pristine beach is uncrowded and invites you to sunbathe, surf, body board, surf fish, and look for shells to your heart content. It is so convenient if you have lots of beach gear, toys, fishing poles, etc. The large deck facing the ocean gives you a wonderful area to read and sunbathe! All you have to do is relax and enjoy! Avons boasts many terrific restaurants, from coffee shops and family restaurants to fine dining. A crowd pleaser is the Avon Pier where you can fish and watch the locals surf and body board. The only chain grocery store for the whole island is also located in Avon. Spa Karu in Avon features a workout gym, sauna, a beauty shop, massages, yoga and other classes and services to truly spoil yourself and yours! Guys can go deep sea fishing and their gals can spend the day at the spa.
Gals can also go to the many fine giftshops and galleries for shopping....Studio 12 features local and NC artists..you can shop for art whether you are looking for paintings, pottery, photography, jewelry, and other unique items. Adults and children both will enjoy painting pottery, making mosaics, or glass fushion jewelry.There are also bead making shops in Avon. Lots of things to do to keep the kiddies and teenagers occupied on a rainy day or when they have had too much beach time!
The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is located 8 miles south of Avon. It is the tallest and most famous lighthouse in America and features a gift shop. There are 2 quality museums on the island which you can browse and visit their gift shops The Native American Musuem has a tremendous collection of pottery, beading, and artifacts from Native Americans from all over North America. The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum provides an eye opening litany of the ships which have wrecked in the treacherus Diamond Shoals waters.
Okracoke Island, home to Blackbeard, the infamous pirate, is just a free ferry ride away from Hatteras Island. It is a fun day trip where you can enjoy beautiful beaches, perhaps a wild pony sighting, gourmet restaurants, and lovely gift shops.
Birdwatching at Pea Island is spectacular, especially in the fall and winter months. Migratory snow geese arrive in the thousands in the early winter.
Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: This property is owned by the Lewis family from New Jersey. The Lewises have loved the Outer Banks for many years and enjoy hosting families from all over the world to their cottage.
Why the Owner Chose Avon: The close access to the beach and the view from the upper deck sold us! It is truly a wonderful family retreat and also is great for fishermen, birdwatchers, surfers, kite surfers, and beach babies in the fall!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: The unique benefit of this house is that it offers a family an opportunity to enjoy beach living at a reasonable cost. We also allow your beloved dogs if they are well behaved!