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Spring And Fall Discounted Weeks Available..and 2019 Summer Now booking

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 7 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 20)

You will 'Smile Away' all your everyday stress in this lovely seaside home. See our weekly rates!

Lots of attention to detail, the nice furnishings and good ocean views are

sure to delight your group. Enjoy a good book while sitting on the covered

deck, bask in the sun by the pool or go exploring on a leisurely bike ride.

Third Floor offers King master, greatroom, a fully stainless kitchen and powder room.

Mid-level has 4 bedrooms (1 is master King w/full bath) 2 full baths and

also has 1 with King and Trundle, 1 with 2 twins, and 1 with 4 Bunks.

First Floor has a gameroom with pool table, wet bar w/full-size refrigerator,

2 Queen bedrooms (both with their own lockout full baths).


Private Pool (30x14); Hot Tub;

9 TV's; Includes Blue Ray, Netflix, ROKU and Directv; 50' HDTV. Flat screens in all rooms.

Wireless LAN

Pool Table;

2 ea High Chair; 2 ea Port-a-Crib;

2 Refrigerators w/Ice Makers;

2 Microwaves;

Screened Porch; 2-levels of decks w/Furniture;

Pool Furniture;

Outdoor shower in pool area,

large Hot Tub,

Beach Chairs;

Beach Cart,

Beach Accessories;

Air Hockey,

Ping Pong;


Porch rocking glider;

Boogie Boards;


Basketball Goal.

Sorry no pets


25 year old leaseholder minimum.

Keywords: Luxury Beach Home

More Details

John W. Carter
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About John W. Carter

Hello..I'm John Carter - owner of SmileAway. My home in Corolla is the ideal spot for your large family vacation. I've personnaly selected all the furnishings and take personal responsibility for all the maintenance and safe upkeep of this property. I take pride in ownership, and seek to have our guests total satisfaction. When you arrive at SmileAway, we want you not to be suprised, but to be excited that everything you've learned about SmileAway on the web is as it has been described. Modern, clean, well equipped and tailored for the ideal beach vacation.

John W. Carter purchased this house in 2003

Why John W. Carter chose Whalehead Beach

Smileaway is located in the Whalehead subdivision of Corolla, NC. This means there are large, clean and uncrowded beaches. It's close to important shopping amenities like a grocery store, beach accessories and numerous restaurants. But its 20 miles from the crowded suburbia of Kitty Hawk or Nags Head.

What makes this house unique

Smileaway has excellent amenities, which can appeal to all age groups. We have games, out door activities, high-speed wireless internet and many beach related accessories like carts, chairs, boogie boards. Our location to the beach is ideal..not so far so it's any easy, short and safe walk. And you don't have to pay oceanfront prices.


Whalehead Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - top floor - 1 king , includes private bath (Shower)
    Bedroom 3 - middle floor - 1 king , 2 child bed , includes pull out trundle bed
    Bedroom 4 - middle floor - 4 bunk bed
    Bedroom 5 - middle floor - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - bottom floor - 1 queen , includes private lock-off bath with shower
    Bedroom 2 - middle floor - 1 king , includes private bath (shower)
    Bedroom 6 - bottom floor - 1 queen , includes private/lock off full bathroom with shower and tub
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (2) 2 pack and plays, Full size futons (1), Bunk Beds (2)
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

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Spring And Fall Discounted Weeks Available..and 2019 Summer Now booking
average rating of 4.6 based on 25 reviews

Great Family Vacation at this Beautiful House!

  • 5 of 5

The house is well maintained and is well stocked, specifically the kitchen, games for all ages, plenty of areas for entertainment such as a good size pool, hot tub, mini playground and BBQ area. It is also a very short walk to the beach and a 3 minute car ride to a grocery store and shopping stores. My family and I couldn't have been happier.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house had everything we needed in it. The layout of the house was perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5

Our whole family made many wonderful memories in the pool, at the beach, in the park (my grandson calls the kids playset in the back). We loved being able to all be in one house together! John (the owner) is amazing. He answered every text and question we had right away. We are hoping to return soon

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words, and for your business. We aim to please and glad we can be of service. Glad you all had a good time. Thank you again!
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All Smiles at Smileaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had the best time at Smileaway. The house had everything we could ask for. The kitchen was large enough for all of us to be in there while some cooked and others congregated around the island. The Space of the house was great for the size family that we had in there and the pool was enjoyed by all every day . The beach is only a short walk from the house and our experience as a whole was a wonderful one and we are looking forward to renting it again next year .'

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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This place made our family vacation fun and enjoyable.

  • 5 of 5

The property is in a great location. A short walk to the beach. A five minute drive to shopping and dining.

The house itself was clean and well equipped. Lots of conveniences. There were two minor glitches which the owner addressed quickly and cheerfully. He promised to make our stay enjoyable and he kept his promise.

I will recommend this house to my friends. Our family would be happy to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We truly value your business and thank you so much for this positive feedback. We try to keep the property up-to-date and fully operational and there are glitches from time to time. Although we do our best to get these resolved as quickly as possible sometimes it can be difficult given the remote location of Corolla. But thank you again for staying with us and again your feedback is appreciated. We would be happy to have you guests again of course and also happy to give you a positive recommendation to other orders. We appreciate your patience and excellent interactive feedback during your stay.
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A great place to vacation with family

  • 4 of 5

Very nice property served us well ! Beach was a lot further away then we thought but we just learned to take less and leave earlier ! The kids loved the volleyball court and basketball hoop ! Plenty of space and all the supplies you could need !

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks much for your feedback and we appreciate that. Our house is 1000 ft and two blocks. Always has been and advertised that way
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Everything was perfect! The house was clean and was stocked with everything needed.

  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed to enjoy the outside of this beautiful house. The pool and hot tub were in constant use. Our large family had so much fun playing basketball, volleyball and pool. I would highly recommend Smiles Away.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
90 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Currituck Club - Corolla
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 12
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sun Dog - Corolla
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
SmileAway - The Ideal Beach Vacation Home
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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