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Perfect Getaway within 2 minutes of the Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,054 sq. ft.
Property type cottage


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

We have had another great reservation season. There is only one vacancy left for the entire summer: June 11th - 18th. Contact the owner for a discounted rate for either a full or part week stay. We also still have part week rentals available in late September and October.

This is a very clean, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, single story, 'Smoke Free' beach cottage located in Kill Devil Hills, NC at Mile Post 9 - between the highways....and just 2 lots back from the Beach Road.

The cottage has 2 queen beds, 2 single beds and 2 full bathrooms that were both completely remodeled in 2010 with new tile and fixtures. The fully equipped kitchen was remodeled in 2011 with the addition of new countertops, sink, tiled back splash and under cabinet lighting. There is a two level deck in back, with hammock swing and new picnic table on the lower level, and a lighting system that can be adjusted high or low to suit any occasion. In 2014 we added an under-deck drain for the first floor deck so you can enjoy the porch swing and picnic table even in inclement weather. In 2015 we installed a new Engineered vinyl plank flooring in the kitchen and laundry area that adds to the beach feel of the cottage and is very easy to clean. This year we are installing a new HVAC system and additional attic insulation to keep everyone cool and comfortable during the hottest summer days.

The upper level deck has a view of the ocean and with the southern exposure offers full sun from sunrise to sunset for those who would prefer to spend all day just lying on the deck catching some sun.

You will be just two lots back - and a two minute walk away from - public beach access where there is ample parking, public showers and a life guard stand.

The cottage has plenty of parking space, and there is a picnic table and an outside shower on the ground floor and a gas grill on the first floor deck.

Low traffic in this well maintained neighborhood makes for a nice quiet vacation where you can enjoy uncrowded beaches, ride your bike or take casual walks on or near the beach.

You will be within walking distance of several fast food and sit down restaurants, drug stores, and shopping. Just a short drive away you will find the Wright Brothers Memorial, the North Carolina Aquarium, Jockeys Ridge State Park, Fishing Piers and Oregon Inlet, and Roanoke Island.

For the more adventurous, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and the Currituck - Bodie Island - and Cape Hatteras Lighthouses are all less than two hours away.

Keywords: Cottage

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Dean Thompson
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

About Dean Thompson

We live in Richmond, VA., but we've always enjoyed spending time each summer vacationing in the Outer Banks. In 2008, we finally decided to buy our own property as a second home that we could not only use but share with others as well. We go out of our way to keep the cottage neat and clean so our tenants can have an enjoyable, relaxing vacation.

Dean Thompson purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Dean Thompson chose Kill Devil Hills

We loved the location re: The beach, restaurants and the local drug & grocery stores. The cottage was structurally sound and it's size made it easier for us to upgrade/renovate ourselves.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is right in the heart of the Outer Banks and within 2 minutes of the beach. When it comes to convenience, comfort, cleanliness and affordability.....we found this cottage to be a great place to stay. All we had to do was add our personal touch.


Kill Devil Hills Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1054 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master Bath with walk-in tiled shower. Hall bath with tub and tiled surround
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 beach chairs
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Perfect Getaway within 2 minutes of the Beach
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the best beach cottages I have stayed in . The cottage is in great shape with comfortable furniture, great decks, fully stocked kitchen, and comfortable beds. You can walk to the beach (only a couple of minutes), great restaurants and to CVS. I highly recommend this property to anyone and I will be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. It's great to hear when guests enjoy their stay. We like to treat others the same way we would want to be treated when vacationing away from home.
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Great beach cottage!

  • 5 of 5

This is the third rental I've booked through VRBO and I always leave a very honest review. My guests and I were all very pleased with this cottage. It was very clean and well equipped with most everything you will need. The first day we arrived I was worried because it was 80 degrees in the house, seeing as it's Auguest and between 90-100 degrees outside it really wasn't that bad. The living room and master both had ceiling fans so that helped too. At night it got down to the 70s. You will need to provide your own bed and bath linens, TP, paper towels, trash bags, food and drink and that's about it. The cottage is fully stocked with anything else you could possibly need. Both bathrooms are very clean and much larger than most cottages in the area. There's also an outdoor shower which is great after a hot long day at the beach. There's a ground patio, wrap around deck, and crows nest which we all enjoyed ! A very short walk to the beach access that isn't very crowded at all. Located at mile post 9, it's very close to everything on the strip. Dean was helpful and answered at almost anytime 24/7! The price for this rental per week is AMAZING for all it offers and the location. Thank you for another great OBX vacation !

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Since summer time temperatures seem to keep climbing each year (98 degrees and more) and conventional HVAC systems are being taxed beyond their limits, we are going to have the whole system upgraded this winter so we can provide tenants the comfort they expect during a getaway matter how hot it is outside.
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Cozy beach cottage

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at this cute beach retreat the week of July 3. The location of the house was perfect with a very short walk to the beach and many dining options. We especially enjoyed the covered deck on the main level as we spent many nights swinging on the swing, playing cards and creating new family memories. The house was well equiped with kitchen items as well as many beach items in the locked storage room. We would recommend this property to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great having you as a guest in our cottage. It's always nice to hear that families enjoyed their stay.
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Perfect family getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed our extended weekend in Kill Devil Hills. The house was perfect for three children under the age of 10 and three adults, with all the amenities that we needed. The location of the house is perfect, with a short walk to the beach and a large selection of restaurant choices near by (we enjoyed the fish tacos at Food Dudes). We stayed in one night to cook dinner and the kitchen was fully stocked with all the cooking items we needed. The owner was very easy to work with and the house is in fantastic condition. We will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice comments. For those who have enjoyed staying with can certainly understand why we bought the cottage in 2008. The location was perfect for us and the house had good "bones". We added the paint and upgrades to the bathrooms and kitchen to make it our own. We're glad we can share it with others.
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Great Location and well equiped property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property from 7-5 to 7-12. This is a great location and only a 2 minute walk to the beach. We were a family of 6 and this 3 bedroom 2 bath house worked great for several reasons. Our children are small and their room had 2 twin beds instead of bunk beds, which was deciding factor for us as they are afraid of bunk beds. Also, with a set of grandparents and little children, we were looking for a centralized location with close very close proximity to the beach. The kitchen was well equiped and the property had been professionally cleaned prior to our arrival. Dean provided excellent customer service and was very responsive throughout the whole process. We loved the shaded deck on the main level as we had our dinner there and we also loved the deck on the top level as we could see the ocean from there. I would recommend this property to anyone and hope to be back in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

This charming little cottage was perfect for us. It didn't have too many stairs, we loved the two decks, it was just the right size and very clean. We would definitely stay here again; and the beach is right across the street!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Part Week Cleaning Fee $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.