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Comfy Oceanside Home. 65%+ of Our Guests Are Repeat Families!!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Welcome to our Duck Vacation beach house! We have been so fortunate to have more than 65% of our guests come back year after year. That says a lot!! We pride ourselves in making sure the house is updated and refreshed for each season!! This is not just a 'rental'. We enjoy the house in the off season, so it get's much attention and care.

We are located in the community of Colony By the Sea which is within walking distance of the charming village of Duck and a short (less than 8 minute) walk through the dunes (on a private road) to the beach. Colony By the Sea offers amenities including a large seaside pool, tennis, basketball, etc.

Here you'll find a well maintained, well equipped comfortable property that is ready for your beach vacation. 4 bedrooms (3 queen, 2 twin) and 2 baths are located on the first floor. Our home can sleep up to 8 . The great room, kitchen and dining room are located on the 2nd floor. The spa is located on a private deck on the ground floor along with an outdoor shower and recently remodeled laundry room. Wireless internet is also provided.

Colony by the Sea is a wonderful family oriented beach community. We know you will be happy you’ve chosen our beach house for your vacation!!

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Brenda Campbell
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Brenda Campbell

I am an Real Estate Agent in Katy, TX. I try my best to think of all the 'little' items that make a vacation the best, like supplying sand chairs, umbrella's, having a well appointed kitchen etc. The number of repeat guests has been awesome! They take care of the house as if it was there own. Year after year I am amazed as how wonderful these folks take care of our house.

Brenda Campbell purchased this house in 1996

Why Brenda Campbell chose Duck

We love the Outer Banks (been vacationing here for 25 years), but Duck is the best location! Easy walk to the charming village with great shops and wonderful places to dine. If it's a movie or mini golf you want, it's just a short drive up the highway. Then head back home to the relaxing area and away from the craziness up the road! Beaches are uncrowded and clean. Duck is also a very family oriented spot.

What makes this house unique

We call our home "My Happy Place". It feels like home not a house. We are located in one of Duck's most popular communities "Colony By The Sea". Private parking at the beach. No public access to the beach. Children can ride bikes, play tennis, playground and basketball courts. Our pictures are recent and we keep our home in excellent condition.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This home was perfect for our family. It was an easy walk through the dunes to the beach and community pool. Another easy walk to dining and restaurants. The home was well maintained and very clean. We cooked several meals in the well stocked kitchen. We loved sitting on the deck and watching wildlife in the dunes! A nightly hot tub dip was also a nightly must do! I would definitely recommend this home for a vacation in Duck!
Aug 2015
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Duck House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No Charcoal grills on the 2nd floor deck.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • We do not provide any paper products for the home. You will need your own, TP, trash bags and paper towels. Many guest do leave behind extra but we can not guarantee they are available when you arrive. Thank YOU, Brenda
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Each bedroom has plenty of blankets, pillows etc. All bedrooms have cable TV except the twin bedroom.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We do not provide any paper products for the home. You will need your own, TP, trash bags and paper towels. Many guest do leave behind extra but we can not guarantee they are available when you arrive. Thank YOU, Brenda


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Comfy Oceanside Home. 65%+ of Our Guests Are Repeat Families!!
average rating of 4.952381 based on 26 reviews

Great Time

  • 5 of 5

Once again, my family had a great time staying at this house in Duck, NC.

It has been our 15th year at the same house for our vacation week in June.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We LOVE our returning guests! Blessing, Brenda
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Clean, conveniently located, and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in a number of beach houses and this was one of the cleaner and well cared for ones we have seen. You can tell the owners take a lot of pride in this rental. Also, the owner was very accommodating and flexible with us when we had a last minute change. Duck was a cute little town with lots of shops and restaurants. I highly recommend this rental to others in need of a relaxing but convenient get away.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for renting our home. We love our place in Duck. So happy we were able to help with the dates. Please visit us again! Thank YOU, Brenda
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Great beach house in Duck

  • 5 of 5

This cute gem is in the heart of Duck. In walking distance to all hot spots and shopping in Duck!!! The pool and the beach is a short walk. The jacuzzi was a main feature for us each night!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We hope you will come back next year. We love returning guests
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Perfect Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We have been going to Duck for 15 years and this was the perfect house for us. We will stay here every summer now! So well equipped. We loved the outside shower. None of us showered in the house all week. Having the big lower level laundry room was so great. We could throw our surfboards and beach stuff in there every day, get undressed and straight into outside shower. The hot tub was great for the evenings. The kitchen was prefect for having friends over (we had friends staying in the condos) and we could entertain a few couples and play cards! The beds were super comfy and we slept great. In the morning we would sit on the deck and watch the deer. We brought bikes and would bike up to the beach and park our bikes at the condo's. I wouldn't change one thing!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful! Home away from away!

  • 5 of 5

This home is very well maintained. This was my family's second stay at this home. The kitchen is well stocked and we enjoyed having many meals at home. The hot tub was excellent and clean. We got a lot of use out of the outdoor grill. Beds were comfy! We enjoyed an easy walk to the beach. We also enjoyed the parking near the beach to drop off all the beach gear. Additionally, it was an equally easy walk to Duck boardwalk to shop, get ice cream, watch the sunset.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indeed a Happy Place

  • 5 of 5

This property is a walk away from the beach and from Duck, NC. In the evenings, we played dominos and worked on jigsaw puzzles. The beach house is tucked into a beachfront hamlet with paved roads and little traffic. We walked to the beach in the morning and at night and could sit on the deck and hear the ocean roar. Duck, NC is a beautifully quaint beach resort with a super coffee/book shop (spent lots of time there) and many unique local restaurants. We kayaked and chased wild horses on the beach (local tour). There are many choices of thing to do in the area. We'll certainly return to My Happy Place.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Just about everything you need is a short walk into town. We love walking in the mornings to Duck Donut. They have the best donuts in the world. We love also going to The Cantina for Mexican Food, it over looks the Sound and Roadside Bar & Grill serves great sea food and other local favorites. Tons of restaurants and shopping.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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