Beautiful Waterfront Home Features Private Dock & Use of Two Tandem Kayaks(29 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, loft area w/futon, sleeps 9
Bring the boat or jet skis! Sunset Escape is a beautifully furnished 2400 SF canal-front home located in the private gated community of Colington Harbour. The rental price includes the use of 2 tandem kayaks and adult sized life vests. This property has all the luxuries of home such as high-speed Internet with wifi, bluray DVD player and several flat screen cable TVs. THREE OF THE BEDROOMS HAVE PRIVATE BATHS. It is the perfect home for boating, kayaking, fishing, crabbing & relaxing. The neighborhood soundside beach w/playground & pool is perfect for the kids. A wonderful escape offering privacy with lots to do and is close to Wright Brothers Memorial, grocery stores, restaurants & bars, and a movie theater.
The neighborhood soundside beach is about a 1 mile from our home and the Kill Devil Beach with public access and bathhouse is 5 miles away. The neighborhood pool is open Memorial Day through Labor Day. After Labor Day the pool will typically be open during weekends in September, weather permitting.
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Please note this is a Friday-to-Friday rental ONLY during the Summer months. Partial week stays are only considered during non peak times and we have a THREE night minimum. Check-in time is 3 PM with a check-out by 11 AM.
- GUESTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR BRINGING THEIR OWN LINENS. There are local businesses in the area which provide linen rental services, as well as rental bikes, additional kayaks, baby equipment, etc. Please indicate if interested.
- RENTAL PAYMENT TERMS: 50% Rental Amount due with signed rental agreement to secure week. Remaining balance & Security Deposit are due 45 days prior to arrival. For arrivals less than 45 days away, the full amount, including security deposit, is due to reserve home.
- LAUNCH FEES: The approximate Colington Harbour launch fee is $25 for the week or $10/day for guests who opt bring their own boats or jet skis.
- NO PETS, NO FAMILY GROUPS WITH MORE THAN 9 PEOPLE AND PLEASE NOTE OUR MIN STAY REQUIREMENTS.
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Member since: 2010
- 2400 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 9
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
- LOFT AREA - Full sized sofa futon for overflow sleeping. ~ Nitendo GameCube system in Kid's bedroom ~ Some children's DVDs are available in Kids bedroom. ~All upstairs bedrooms have vaulted ceilings and ceiling fans. ~ All beds in the home are very comfortable with new mattresses and bedding....moreless
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- OTHER HOUSE AMENITIES Main level and upper decks with seating and tables. Ground level covered patio area with picnic table. Gas grill, fishing cleaning station with sink. Dock for up to 26' boat and/or jet skis. Outdoor shower. Three crab pots are available for guests who enjoy crabbing. Guests can fish and crab right off the dock. Several beach chairs available for guest use. Smoking permitted on decks/patio areas but NOT indoors. The community pool typically opens around Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Guests who wish to swim in a pool outside this timeframe may inquire and purchase guest passes for the Outer Banks Family YMCA. Swimming in the canal, sound or ocean is always an available option....moreless
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Game Console
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Beach Chairs
- Boat Dock
- Deck / Patio
- Fish Cleaning Table
- Gated Community
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Outdoor Grill
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool
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SEE NOTES FOR 4, 5 or 6 NIGHTS
Mar 11 - May 1, 2017
3 night min stay
LATE SPRING RATES
May 2 - May 25, 2017
4 night min stay
Jun 23 - Aug 17, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Friday
Labor Day Weekend 2017
Sep 1 - Sep 7, 2017
4 night min stay
EARLY FALL RATES
Sep 8 - Oct 4, 2017
4 night min stay
SEE NOTES FOR 4, 5 or 6 NIGHTS
Oct 5 - Nov 22, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning/Inspection Fee $125
- Refundable Damage Deposit $350
- Tax Rate 12.75%
ADDITIONAL FEES TO THE NIGHTLY RATES BELOW: 12.75% tax, $125 cleaning/inspection fee and $350 refundable security deposit
EARLY SPRING 2017 RATES:
3/11/17-5/1/17 (3 night min): # of Nights: 3 x $165/nt, 4 x $140/nt, 5 x $125/nt, 6 x $110/nt, 7 x $100/nt
LATE FALL 2017 RATES:
10/5/17-11/23/17 (3 night min): # of Nights = 3 x $165/nt, 4 x $140/nt, 5 x $125/nt, 6 x $110/nt, 7 x 100/nt
SEE OTHER TERMS IN "Property Description" AREA
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Colington Harbour, one of the best-kept secrets in the Outer Banks, is a deep water quiet family community located on Colington Island. Boat access to the Ocean is through Oregon Inlet; approx 30 min. by water to the south. Our home is located in desirable location with quick access to harbour & sound. The community has soundside sandy beaches, large shade trees, pavilion picnic areas w/grills & playground. It is visible from our home across the harbour but is about a mile away by road. Guests are welcome to use the 2 provided kayaks to reach the soundside beach. The boat launch ramp & pool is in same area. Amenities include an Olympic sized pool, baby pool, snack bar & lounge chairs. Tennis & basketball courts are also available in the neighborhood. Kill Devil Hills Beach (Atlantic Ocean) is 4 miles east of our home. The public beach amenities there include 2 large parking areas & bathhouse. A convenience store & Dairy Queen are within a 1-2 minute walk from the beach parking area.
Other Activities: Two tandem Kayaks (including lift vests) are provided for Guest use while staying at Sunset Escape.
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: Dear Guests - Thank you for considering our home for your vacation! My name is Yvonne Scott and my husband's name is Stan. We have two children, ages 19 and 15. We live in Fairfax County in Northern Virginia. I work full time in the software industry but also have a background in real estate. Stan owns an electrical contracting business. We all love the Outer Banks area as we really enjoy boating and being on the water. As a family we also enjoy skiing too.
Why the Owner Chose Colington Harbour, Kill Devil Hills, NC, USA:
Stan and I have been vacationing in the Outer Banks for almost 30 years now. We discovered Colington Harbour back in 2005 afer we purchased our Waverunner jet skis. We wanted to bring our jet skis on vacation with us and we discovered Colington Harbour is the perfect neighborhood where you can rent an affordable home and have your own dock. We also really enjoy fishing and crabbing. Being on the water away from the beach crowds is very relaxing but yet it's close enough to visit the beach attractions and restaurants. For several years we rented homes in Colington for our annual summer vacation. After a few years and a soft real estate market we decide to invest in a second home property. One day hope to retire at our home.
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Welcome to Sunset Escape!
Bring Your Toys! Lots of Room at Dock for Your Boat, Jet Ski(s) and Kayaks
Dining Table for 8 - two stools at kitchen island.
Foyer - Sideboard has game and book library, downstairs to Laundry Rm
Front MBR with queen bed, 40" flat screen TV, and full bath.
Upper level loft with full size futon for extra sleep options.
Waterfront Main Level Bedroom
Beautiful water views from the deck.
Lower Level Patio - 2 Tables Sets - Gas Grill - Several Beach Chairs
View Down Canal ~ Note the Wide Canal Frontage!
Large Park for the Kids by the Pool and Soundside Beach
Ducks, Birds, Crabs and Fish are Frequent Vistors in our Dock Area
Back of House - main living area plus 4th BR is on mid level - 3 BRs upper level
Great Room - 46' TV, Blu-ray DVD, Stereo & more!
Back MBR w/king bed, full bath, work desk, TV & private deck facing the water.
Kids BR with full and twin mattresses (sleeps 3), TV w/DVD player full, and bath
Main level BR w/twin bed & twin trundle. Door to deck. Full bath next to room.
Guest use of two tandem kayaks and lift vests included.
Colington Harbour Community Pool - Beautiful Views of the Harbour & Sound
Soundside Beach has bath house, shade trees & calm water ~ Perfect for Kids.
Arial view of Sunset Escape.
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