"The area of Salvo is perfect for a quiet vacation, 30 to 40 min drive to Kill Devil Hills. Beach access walkway from the house is 2 houses over and available to neighboring homes, I would call it a short hike to the beach. Beach area is fairly private and had no issues with a 9 and 5yo running all over the beach. The area is QUIET, people mostly driving through Salvo to get south. Grocery store 15 min south of Salvo and a few restaurants within a close drive of the house. Dollar Tree store by the Food Lion also if you need a few dollar items you didn't have room to pack or discovered you need. Now for the house; easy to find it's really blue but so is every 15th house in the area. Pool was great for days the kids wanted to swim but were concerned about the weather walking to the beach. Fridge and ice maker at pool, plenty of seating, no pool toys, pool kept clean! Outdoor enclosed shower with hot water, BONUS! Main bedrooms have deck access, kids bunk rooms do not have deck access, SAFETY! Bedrooms are sufficient sizes for sleeping. We slept in the first main bedroom. The liquid barrier sheet is sooo crunchy sounding and there was some issue with the frame being very creaky just from rolling over. We should have tried another bed. Extra blankets and pillows in huge closet. Bathrooms were spacious enough but bring or buy your TP. They provide half size rolls, we brought 2 rolls with us and had to buy more; 1 female, 3 males. Trash bags provided are super thin and clear, bring your own. Beautiful kitchen was FULLY stocked with appliances, tupperware, and silverware. Plenty of main floor room for two families. Rec area upstairs great for kids but kids needed railing rules! Hot tub was a great experience for kids and would be great for adults if the weather was cooler. House was clean, no sand on the floor but a cleaning service does not put that touch of care into the home that an owner would. Straightening drawers, washing small rugs, making sure the clock worked, etc. Refrigerator ice maker did not work, we kept the pool ice in a bowl in the freezer, owners apologized in a note, not a convienient feature though. We were responsible for taking out trash on certain days but didnt realize until 3 days in, wasn't a problem though, more of a surprise. Sun rises over the ocean at the deck area and sets at front of the house by car port, absolutely beautiful."
Guest: 1st Family Vacation!
Date of Stay: September 2014
Review Submitted: October 4, 2014