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The Lady Bug, Traditional Nags Head Charm Close to Beach Restaurants Attractions

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The beach from Bladen Str. Access


Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Nags Head cottage description

The lady bug cottage is an example of a traditional nags head beach cottage upgraded to include many modern features while retaining the traditional atmosphere. This three bedroom (1q, 1dbl.,2 twins,) 2 bath is a true classic nags head cottage. The cottage is conveniently located at mile post 11.5 in a residential area on a dead end street, 1.25 blocks from a direct beach access. The cottage is within walking distance of several restaurants, bars and the infamous Nags Head Fishing Pier and Pier House Restaurant and is in close proximity to shopping, Jockey’s Ridge and other local attractions.
The cottage offers a full kitchen, washer/dryer, flat screen tvs, dvd, outside shower, park style charcoal grill, beach chairs, Wi-Fi and more.
Whether you choose to relax on the beach, enjoy the screened front porch, ride your bike, or take a leisurely stroll through the neighborhood, you are sure to enjoy the charm and personality of Nags Head and the Lady Bug cottage.
A visit to the Lady Bug cottage and the Outerbanks will increase your appreciation for the cottage, Nags Head and the Outerbanks area.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum 25 yrs. of age...moreless

          • Senior Adults Only Community:


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Outside areas may be utilized for smoking. Proper receptacles will be provided. Please empty receptacles....moreless

          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 1 double


          • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single


          • Bedroom 1 is a master suite w/queen and bath Bedroom 2 is a double bed with shared bath Bedroom 3 has two twin beds with shared bath All bedrooms have flat screen TVs...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Bathroo 1 is directly off Master Bedroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Shared Bath off of Hallway...moreless

          • Outside Shower w/ Hot and Cold Water

          Other Amenities

              • The Lady Bug Cottage offers other amenities not reflected including beach chairs, umbrella and outside shower. The greatest amenity is location to the beach and other attractions including but not limited to restaurants, galleries, museums and others....moreless


              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • Television:

                Flat Screen TVs in Living Area and all Bedrooms...moreless


                  • Family


                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

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


                  • Dining:

                    Dining Area is within Great Room Area and includes seating at table for 6 and seating at counter for 4...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    New unit 2013...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Garage:

                    Parking for one vehicle available under house...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    New unit 2013...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Responsibility of Occupant...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Comfortable Seating for 7...moreless

                  • Parking
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Responsibility of Occupant...moreless

                  • Washing Machine


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

                    Full Service Kitchen including major appliances and an array of small appliances...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Bicycles:

                    Bicycle rentals are available off site...moreless

                  • Boat:

                    Boat Rentals available off premises at Fishing Unlimited on causeway...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Screened Front Porch and Open Deck in rear off of Master Bedroom...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Golf available off Premises at Occupants Discretion ...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Kayak Rentals available off premises at Kitty Hawk Sports...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Park Style Charcoal Grill...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Water Sports available off premises at occupants discretion...moreless



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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Value Season
                  Mar 29 - May 2, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  May 3 - May 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  May 31 - Aug 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Sunday

                  Post Peak
                  Aug 30 - Oct 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Nov 1 - Dec 26, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Less than 5 nights $50
                  • Pet Fee $100
                  • Taxes Included


                  Check In & Out: Check in time will be 3:00 PM on arrival date, Check out time will be 10:00 AM on departure date.

                  Weekly rentals are from Sunday to Sunday

                  A 50% deposit must accompany the executed contract when returned. Deposit will be in the form of personal check or money order. Balance of 50% is due 30 days prior to arrival date.

                  Reservation less than 30 days of arrival date will require payment in full at the time of the booking. Contact owner/operator for payment terms.

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                  Last updated: 12/16/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
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                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Tortuga Lie
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Pier House Restaurant & Tortuga Lie
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Nags Head @ Bladen Street Access

                  Car: Necessary

                  Bodie Island Lighthouse-Recently Renovated

                  Ocracoke Island - Great Day Trip

                  North Carolina Aquarium - Truly a positive experience for all

                  Fort Raleigh - Good Experience

                  Currituck Light House - Red Brick Lighthouse worth seeing

                  Elizabethan Gardens - Well worth the trip to Manteo

                  Wild Horse Viewing at North Beaches

                  Hatteras Light House, most photographed light house

                  Lost Colony -Live Theatre, History of the Outerbanks

                  Wright Brothers Memorial - Great Displays

                  Manteo Island Festival Park - Beautiful Place, many exhibits

                  Roanoke Island Maritime Museum - Good Experience


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About the owner: As a family we have visited Nags Head and the Outerbanks for nearly four decades but on a more regular basis for the previous twenty years. During this time we have gained a love and appreciation for the area and people. We have had the privilege of staying at the Lady Bug Cottage for nearly twenty years and each visit has reinforced our love and appreciation for the amenities associated with the cottage and area. During this time we often fantasized about having a place in Nags Head and specifically in the neighborhood where the Lady Bug Cottage is located. During late 2012 we purchased the Lady Bug and plan to implement certain upgrades to the cottage enhancing comfort and convenience while retaining the traditionalism of a Nags Head cottage. As working folks we understand the need to leave the routine of the working world and relax in an environment less demanding. Our quest for the Lady Bug is to retain and enhance an environment of safety, relaxation, convenience and amenities in an affordable manner. Washington Irving is quoted as saying “There is certainly something in angling that tends to produce a gentleness of spirit and a pure serenity of mind”. We see where the same can be said for a stay at the Lady Bug in Nags Head.

                  Why the Owner Chose Nags Head:
                  The Lady Bug Cottage is a traditional Nags Head beach box cottage featuring three bedrooms, two baths, a full kitchen and living area with amenities providing convenience, comfort and safety. Located in a residential neighborhood on a dead end street between the highways vehicular traffic is minimal and lends its self to pedestrian activities such as walking, jogging and biking. The cottage is located 1.25 blocks from a direct beach access. In less than a five minute leisurely walk one can have their feet in the sand enjoying the sea breezes, dolphins playing, relaxing with a book or just taking in the spectacular views of the Atlantic. The shoreline along this stretch beach is conducive to wetting a line and is noted to be a productive fishing area. The cottage is also located within walking distance of restaurants including Tortugas Lie and the Pier House Restaurant located on the infamous Nags Head Fishing Pier. Additional attractions such as Jockey’s Ridge, Gallery Row and other attractions are in walking or biking range. Although located in a quiet residential area it is just a short drive to other fine eateries, shopping and attractions. Guests of the Lady Bug will find a well appointed and maintained cottage with creature comforts and amenities that will contribute to your visit. Guests are provided with beach chairs and an umbrella eliminating the need to transport like items from home. The flat screen TVs allow for versatile viewing while the Wi Fi connectivity enables the use of the internet and e-mail. The owner/operators of the Lady Bug have a goal of providing comfortable, clean, safe, relaxing accommodations in close proximity to a variety of attractions and amenities while providing value to our guests. We don’t think you will be disappointed.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  One of the most unique benefits of the Lady Bug Cottage is its location. It is located on a two block dead end street in a totally residential area of Nags Head between the highways while providing easy access to the beach, restaurants, attractions and amenities. The beach is located within less than a five minute walk from the cottage with no major roads to cross. Amenities associated with the cottage for guest convenience include an outside shower, beach chairs, umbrella, charcoal park style grill, washer and dryer. Other amenities such as dishwasher, full kitchen and small appliances as well as flat screen TVs are provided. The cottage is maintained in a clean and orderly manner both on the exterior and interior. The cottage boasts a screened in front porch as well as an open deck on the rear. The owners/operators of the Lady Bug implemented a guest evaluation program during 2013 providing guests direct input pertaining to the cottage. The guests evaluations have been extremely complimentary and their input has contributed to the overall plan for the cottage and much if not all items have been incorporated. As the owners/operators of the Lady Bug Cottage we invite you to be our guests and provide your input. We believe your experience will be positive.

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                  Speaks: english



                  • The beach from Bladen Str. Access

                    The beach from Bladen Str. Access

                  • Screened Front Porch

                    Screened Front Porch

                  • Living Area from Kitchen Area

                    Living Area from Kitchen Area

                  • Front Entrance Great Room

                    Front Entrance Great Room

                  • Master Bath

                    Master Bath

                  • Bedroom 3 w/Twin Beds

                    Bedroom 3 w/Twin Beds

                  • Sunset at the Sound

                    Sunset at the Sound

                  • The Lady Bug Cottage

                    The Lady Bug Cottage

                  • Living Area from Entrance

                    Living Area from Entrance

                  • Great Room View

                    Great Room View

                  • Master Suite w/Queen

                    Master Suite w/Queen

                  • Bedroom 2 w/ Double Bed

                    Bedroom 2 w/ Double Bed

                  • Hallway Bath

                    Hallway Bath

                  VRBO #513450

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                  This listing was first published here in 2014.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, December 20, 2014

                  $135 - $157 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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