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OceanFront! New Elevator! New Kitchen! New Decking!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)


SEAQUESTER is a classic Oceanfront 5 Bedroom, 4.5 Bath home located in Sound Sea Village in Duck. Enjoy the ocean a short way down your own private boardwalk to the beach and a few simple steps down the dunes. The ocean sunrises will take your breath away each day. To mix in your with your beach time there are plenty of activities for your family to enjoy including basketball, volleyball, and horseshoes. This lovely home is truly a classic with its gorgeous woodwork and authentic cottage feel, and a place to make lasting family memories.

The UPPER LEVEL has been renovated with Kitchen featuring new cabinets, counters 2 stainless steel 3-Door Refrigerators and more; Dining with a table for 10; and two Living Areas, one with a great stone fireplace; a Powder Room, as well as a King Master with upper level deck access-Master Bath has 3'-wide doors for wheelchair accessibility.

On the MID-LEVEL you'll find a King Master, a King Bedroom, and bedroom with two bunk beds and a trundle. Also on this level is a third gathering space with a large flat screen TV.

Our GROUND LEVEL offers a King Bedroom with private hallway bathroom (for a little extra privacy from the rest of the house) and access to the covered deck and the Laundry.

ELEVATOR - provides access to all three floors. Upper Level King Master Bath has 3' wide doors into bathroom.

5 BEDROOMS accommodate 12 in 4 Kings and 2 sets bunk beds. Sheets are Provided, with the beds made for your first night (top bunks will not be made but sheets will be left for you). Bath Towels are Provided for 12.

STANDARD FEATURES: Central Heat/AC; Color TV with Cable or Satellite; DVD Player; Radio, Stereo or Docking Station; Cleaning Tools; Baby Gate; High Chair; Portable Crib or Pac-n-Play; Pillows; Blankets; Washer/Dryer; Iron & Board; 5 Beach Chairs; Deck Furniture; BBQ Grill; Outside Shower. Kitchen Furnished with Dishwasher; Microwave; Blender; Coffee Maker; Mixer; Icemaker or Trays; Pots, Pans and Ovenware; Dishes; Eating, Preparing and Serving Utensils. EXTRAS: Private Pool (Heating Available); Hot Tub; Elevator; Sand VolleyBall Court; Private Walkway to Beach; Basketball Goal; Gas and Charcoal Grills; Gas Fireplace; NO SMOKING.

PET POLICY: Dog Friendly! Your well-behaved adult dog (limit 2) is permitted with additional fee of $150 (plus tax).



>Partial Week Rentals are available between January 1st – May 15th and September 16th – December 29th. Partial night rate is 1/5 of the weekly rate with a minimum per night rate of $225 (plus fees/taxes). Contact Great Escapes reservations desk for more information or to reserve this type of reservation.

Your Quest for the perfect home by the Sea has come to an end-SEAQUESTER awaits you...make it your Great Escape today

More Details

Leslie Gilmore
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

4/28 guests filled out our survey form and said the following "probably the cleanest house we've ever stayed in", "kitchen had everything we needed", "sliding doors in bedrooms to decking was a great asset". the only criticism they had is that internet was working intermittently (our line was out and they were picking up neighboring connections, centurylink finally came out on saturday so there's now a strong signal from our router), and "no tv's in bedrooms is not good". We've personally never understood the need for that but this is the 2nd time we've heard that so its now on our list to do this coming season, run cable and wall-mount flat screens to all 5 bedrooms.
Apr 2012
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Duck House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • - 1 baby crib
  • King size beds (4) 4 of the 5 bedrooms have a king bed in them, Twin or Single Beds (5) two bunks and a single trundle underneath one of them, all in one bedroom, Bunk Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • roller blading
  • surfing
  • swimming


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OceanFront! New Elevator! New Kitchen! New Decking!
average rating of 4.6571426 based on 36 reviews

Our stay at Seaquester

  • 5 of 5

There was plenty of room for everyone to find a small little place where we could read or get off by ourselves but instead we tended to all gather in the one room off the kitchen at the table or in front of the TV or by the window seats! We absolutely loved everything about the place. The pool was sheltered pretty much from the wind (Hurricane Maria actually) and so we used that and the hot tub quite a bit. Thank you so much for a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you loved vacationing at Seaquester! We think the house and views can't be beat and hope you'll stay with us again!
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  • 5 of 5

Clean, beautiful, well appointed! We'd stay again in a heartbeat.

Even our friends who live on the water in Norfolk enjoyed the beautiful beach view.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lynne, Thanks for the great review. We can't wait to see you next year!!
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Beautiful view, lots of room

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice and roomy. We had plenty of room to spread out. The kitchen was large enough for multiple people to be cooking/prepping at the same time. The kitchen had all the equipment we needed. The stove was a little touchy and took some getting used to. I recommend starting at less than #3 setting. We had 5 adults and three young kids and didn't fill up one of the 2 refrigerators so plenty of room for food. The one thing lacking for us were kitchen towels. Sponges were provided for cleaning, but nothing for drying.

The pool was a big hit with the grandkids. We were there the first week in May so we got the pool heated. Definitely worth the extra cost. We had trouble with the heater one day, but maintenance was quick to respond. Elevator was very helpful the first day, but we didn't use it the rest of the week. We kept getting it stuck because there is a sequence to follow. Fortunately, the owners were there when we arrived and showed us the ropes or we would have had to carry all the luggage and groceries up 3 flights of stairs.

The best part was the view. My husband and I got up early most mornings to watch the sunrise. Beautiful. We had the beach to ourselves with walkers and runners passing by and some stopped to chat. It was very relaxing.

The house is not within easy walking distance of shops and restaurants. We are in our 50's and not athletic so it may not be a factor for others. If you don't want to drive to shops, I recommend bringing/renting a bike. There is a paved path separate from the road that goes the length of the strip.

We had a great time and highly recommend this house to others.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house and location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Seaquester. The home is beautiful and spacious, allowing for room to spread out. Beautiful view and we had a great time in the hot tub. The town of Duck is cute and removed from the traffic of Kitty Hawk and Nags Head. We were grateful that our dogs were allowed to stay. The house is well equipped with fun games and activities for all ages.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Holly, Thanks for your review! Duck is a great town with all you need for your family vacation and still close to the Kitty Hawk to visit the Wright Memorial, Nags Head for their Outlets and Corolla for their Wild Horses, if you have enough time after playing in Duck! Hope to see you again SOON!
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  • 5 of 5

As we pulled into the driveway, beat from the drive from Philly we started unpacking and as in years past dreading the trudge up to the third floor kitchens. However Leslie, god bless you, an elevator!! It made bringing groceries and luggage back and forth so easy! The heated pool and hot tub were amazing. Kitchen has anything and everything for your stay. The beds are great. Views are spectacular and plenty of places to slip off to read or just sit and think. Place was immaculate. I would recommend this to any type of family large or small. We had two friends and my daughter and her boyfriend down early in the week and then it was just my wife and I and it was wonderful. So close to town for supplies. Also Sound Sea is a more spaciously laid out development and you don't get the closed in feeling you do in some other rentals. Leslie thanks again. As soon as we get squared away we will pick a week for next year!! Please rent this unit with confidence, you won't be disappointed!

PS the Handling of the rental from start to finish also was a treat. The company was in constant contact and only a call or a text away if needed. Reminders of what we needed to bring and what not. Keyless entry! Just the best.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for leaving a review. We're so glad you and your family had a great time. Let us know when you can come back!
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Beach is beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

Great house on the beach. Lots of privacy with bedrooms on three floors. Elevator if you don't like stairs.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ken, Thanks for your review! YES! The elevator is a favorite at SEAQUESTER!
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volleyball & horseshoes on site


Rates & Availability

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