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Beautiful Lakefront Beach Property - 5 Min Walk to the Ocean

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Enjoy beautiful sunsets over the water!

This house is solely managed by the owner.

Reserve this house for $100!

Please CHECK the CALENDAR for available weeks.

Discover the charm of a quiet, waterfront location. Enjoy sunsets over the water at this lakefront beauty. The cul-de-sac location offers solitude away from busy streets yet close (walking distance) to the neighborhood shops. It's just 1000 feet to the ocean & some the east coast's best beaches - literally a 5-minute walk across community boardwalks. You can reach off-road, 4-wheel drive, beach access one mile to the south.

SURFDANCER is a gorgeous lakefront property with two master bedrooms, a large great room, a well equipped kitchen, and includes a community pool and tennis. The entry level has an enclosed outside shower, fish prep table, storage space for surf- and sail-boards beneath the house, under house entry with concrete driveway, and great parking.

The second level offers a lakefront master bedroom (king bed) with private full bath, a second bedroom with two singles opening to a shaded deck, a third bedroom with two bunk beds, a full bath, and a utility room with large washer and dryer.

The top floor features a second master bedroom (queen bed) facing the ocean, with a private deck and a full bath next to it. Also on the top level, you will find a large vaulted great room with spacious dining area and well-equipped kitchen and screened porch overlooking the lake. SURFDANCER is the perfect affordable vacation spot!

Surfdancer, its sister house (Maestrale), and owner Glen Morgan were featured in a Wall Street Journal article about vacation rentals on February 15, 2013!

ANNOUNCEMENTS & SPECIAL NOTES:

*This house is totally MANAGED by the OWNER. No extra administration fees or cleaning fees. This is a $100 savings over the (often hidden) administrative costs of renting through a management company.

*Surfdancer rents SUN-SUN: Avoid the Saturday traffic!

*Partial weeks (3 night min) only considered within 2 weeks of rental period (if they fall between Sunday-Sunday).

*Maximum house capacity - 8 people.

*Sorry - but No Smoking and No Pets (no exceptions)!

*Single Person Kayak for renters

*Linens provided by renter (can be rented locally)

FEATURES & ATTRACTIONS of HATTERAS ISLAND

The Outer Banks offer a fascinating combination of natural and cultural resources, and provide a wide variety of recreational opportunities:

* The uncrowded, pristine beach (voted best on the coast) is perfect for families.

* Amenities include membership in Kinnakeet Shores Resort Pool & tennis.

* Want to explore? Take the ferry from Hatteras Village to Ocracoke Island, home of the infamous pirate, Blackbeard.

*Visit the Wright Brothers Memorial and Museum and the Dunes at Jockey's Ridge State Park (50 miles north).

* Fisherman can choose surfcasting, inlet fishing, ocean fishing at Avon Pier, or sport fishing offshore for flounder, drum, blues, mackerel, tuna, and more.

* Discover multiple intimate restaurants with the Outer Banks own brand of beach hospitality rarely seen in vacation destinations.

* Surfers can take advantage of the location central to the Outer Banks hottest surf spots including Hatteras Light House, S-Turns, and Frisco Pier.

* Windsurfers, Kiteboarders, and Kayakers can access the warm, shallow waters of Pamlico Sound with just short walk. World famous Canadian Hole Haul-over day use area and Kite Point are about 2 miles south of the house.

Keywords: Waterfront Home

Beach house

cottage

owner managed

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More Details

Owner
Glen Morgan
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

About Glen Morgan

I'm a psychologist and researcher at the National Cancer Institute of NIH.

My love-affair with the Atlantic's barrier islands began during my summers as a lifeguard on Assateague Island in Maryland. As surfing developed into a passion, I began to venture to Hatteras Island since it was the ideal water-sports playground in a pristine natural seashore setting. My two sons loved the beach when they were young, and continued to enjoy Hatteras as teens and now, as adults. Avon on Hatteras Island is the anchor where all the generations of my extended family love to get together on an annual basis. And, yes, I am still surfing - with the same crew - in Hatteras!

Glen Morgan purchased this house in 2002

Why Glen Morgan chose Hatteras Island

After 20 years of vacationing in the Outer Banks, I had a pretty good idea of what all of the locations and villages had to offer. The northern part of the Outer Banks is too over-developed to suit me. Avon Village is centrally located, has more amenities than any other Hatteras Island location, and is bordered on the north and south by the beautiful Hatteras Island National Seashore (5 mins from the house). You have easy access to the Ocean and Sound Beaches for swimming, surfing, shell collecting, windsurfing, kite-boarding, and many other activities. This area is truly unparalleled on the Atlantic Coast and has been repeatedly named in the top ten beaches in the US.

What makes this house unique

Kick back and enjoy the sunset over the water from the back deck!

Kayak around the lake in the back yard.

Very convenient to the beach!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(71 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Lakefront Beach Property - 5 Min Walk to the Ocean
average rating of 4.9859157 based on 71 reviews
5

Love this house!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our October stay in the house. The owner is super easy to work with and very professional. The house was exactly as expected, clean, great light and great location. Nice walk to the beach and great exercise going up and down the stairs. Like the look of the pool and tennis courts too. We really enjoyed AMs on the front porch and PMs on the back porch over looking the lake. Also, sunsets are a must at the Haulover area right outside Avon while watching the Kite surfing...a premier location on the East Coast! And dinner at Pangea and hanging out by the Pier was also a favorite. Uglie Mugs has great coffee, goodies and art too. Great place and we will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is great to have guests enjoy the house and the beauty of Hatteras Island. I also like to learn of their favorite experiences. Uglie Mugs will go on my list of places to visit. Thanks for visiting and I look forward to your return!
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Surfdancer and it was better than the first! The weather was perfect and the beach was not crowded at all. Glen is great to work with and is always very helpful! We loved drinking coffee on the deck and had a bonfire on the beach one night. It was a perfect vacation and I will definitely go back again! I highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a quiet, relaxing, and fun getaway.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2 Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our second use of Surfdancer. The house is roomy and spacious enough for 2 families, 7 children between the ages of 11 & 18, and their parents. We had enough room for privacy for all. The home was clean and well maintained. Good location to reach many Outer Banks attractions. The fisherman in our group enjoyed the lake behind the house as well as the nearby pier. The reviews can not do justice only to the home itself but its owner as well. Everything was great and we had no reason to call Glenn, but on our first trip he even called to check on us to see if we needed anything since we were first time visitors. He is a very friendly and outgoing owner who provides lists of things to pack as well as lists of nearby shops and restaurants. He even lists places of interest for those of us who enjoy his home. There are books, board games and even video games for all to enjoy. The close proximity to the hardware, Food Lion and Dollar store are a plus. Another perk is the use of the tennis courts and the Olympic sized pool when the kids want water without sand. We have asked to rent again in 2017.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in the Outer Banks staying at Surfdancer. Thete was room for everyone and its proximity to the shopping area was terrific for the older kids to walk up to Food Lion for more snacks! That was a convenient perk I had not expected. Property was well maintained and the home owner was responsive and helpful to all our questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation Area

  • 5 of 5

This was our first vacation at the Outer Banks. Surfdancer was spacious and clean. Good location on a quiet street. Looking forward to our next visit. Thank you, Glen.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Family House

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed a week at the Surf Dancer...it was the perfect location... Very "home like " environment, cozy..just minutes from the beach and short drive to catch the ferry to Ocracoke Island. Also the pool is great!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Pool & Ocean Swimming, Kiteboarding, Wright Brothers Memorial, The Lost Colony Live Theater, Jockey's Ridge State Park, Graveyard of Atlantic Museum, Cape Hatteras & Bodie Lighthouses, Ocracoke Island, 4-Wheel Drive Beach Access, Fishing (Surf, Sound, Inlet, Offshore via Charters from Oregon Inlet or Hatteras Village), Nature Preserves, Health Center

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Rates & Availability

Avon House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
spring 1
Mar 26 2017 - May 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$525
 
 
may 7 - may 20
May 7 2017 - May 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
may 21-27
May 21 2017 - May 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$795
 
 
may 28-june 3
May 28 2017 - Jun 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,050
 
 
june 4-10
Jun 4 2017 - Jun 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,350
 
 
summer prime
Jun 11 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,695
 
 
aug 13-19
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,350
 
 
aug 20-26
Aug 20 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,050
 
 
aug 27- sept 2
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$795
 
 
sept 3 - 16
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
sept 17 - dec
Sep 17 2017 - Dec 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
$525
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$525
 

Additional information about rental rates

nonrefundable damage fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Renters may pay property damage waiver of $50 (for up to $2000 accidental damage) or pay a refundable damage deposit of $400.
Payment: personal check or cashiers check. $100 due 7 days from booking; 1/2 of total due 30 days from booking; remaining balance due 45 days before check-in day.
Any pay-pal fees are the responsibility of the renter.Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Avon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • King bedroom - private - toilet , combination tub/shower
    2nd Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , Next to queen bedroom - in hallway
    1st Floor - hallway - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - first floor - 1 king , Private full bath. Sliding glass door to deck.
    Queen Bed - 2nd floor - 1 queen , Next to bathroom in hall. Private deck w bit of ocean view
    Bunk room - first floor - 2 bunk bed , Two bunk sets (4 beds)
    Twin bedroom- first floor - 2 twin/ single
  • Bring your own linens (pillow cases, sheets, towels) or they can be rented locally. Pillows, comforters/spreads, blankets, & mattress pads provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Central Air & Heating, Many Ceiling Fans, High Chair, Screened Porch, Community Pool & Tennis, Enclosed Outside Shower (hot & cold water), Stereo/CD, Fish Cleaning Table, Covered Entry & Parking (Concrete Driveway), SINGLE PERSON KAYAK

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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