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A Hidden Gem- Special Amenities- Handicap Friendly

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8-9) Weekly rental or more only

Welcome to Bird Song! Well maintained and lovingly cared for by the owner as we are here over 5 weeks per year ourselves. Located in Indiantown Shores in a cul-de-sac, the home features 2 Master King suites, 1 Queen Bedroom with a shared bath with the fourth bedroom(2 twins). We are a Sunday rental to allow for cleaning schedule. Every amenity has been provided for your exquisite vacation on Hatteras Island, including a hot tub nestled among the tree scape. Enjoy the beaches which are minutes away using either public access or off road driving ramps.

What makes this home so special is the nature and wildlife. Marsh views allow for enjoying the beauty God has given us. We have watched osprey nests as parents tend to their young and the first flight of their offspring. Birds fly up the canal that adjoins the property and we look down on the broad expanse of their wings. It is like being in a tree house. Kids love to fish off the small dock or launch the kayak from the dock.

This home was designed so that multi-generations can enjoy their time. The house is handicapped friendly with a ramp from the concrete pad to the first level and the elevator stops at all the interior levels. Upper master has larger doors for access and of course, who likes hauling groceries up three flights.

The Kitchen is equipped for most any need. The gas stove with convection/conventional oven makes cooking fun. A mini wine cooler is available for your use. A second refrigerator is located in the recreation room, both with ice makers.

Entertainment is what we like to do when we are vacationing here. There are 2 stereo surround speaker systems-one on upper level which has zones in the kitchen, great room, screened porch, deck and master bedroom and the second system is in the lower level recreation room(a great place for kids to watch movies, play games, and XBox. The great room has a 42' plasma TV and the recreation room has large LCD TV. Both have CD/DVD combos, while the upper great room has XM radio to listen in any of the zones and an iPod dock to play your favorites through the sound system. All bedrooms have TV/DVD/VCR units.

New in 2009 is the partnership of our Premier Property Services team from SHORE DETAILS which will ensure that your vacation home is cleaned and prepared for your vacation. They will provide linens, and pre-stock the house with trash bags, soaps, and dish detergent to get you started. They are also a phone call away to take care of any issues that may arise during your stay. SHORE DETAILS- Because 'Details Matter'. Concierge requests are available at an additional fee.

WE WILL NOT RENT FOR LESS THAN WEEK RENTAL! FIRM!

Keywords: Beach Home

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 15, 2017

About The Owner

My husband's first trip to the beach was on our honeymoon over 35 years ago and we came to the Outer Banks. Our kids have always loved Hatteras Island and now bring their own friends to enjoy the beauty and nature that makes this area so special. We finally made the plunge to purchase a home here and later we built this dream home that has all the things we would love to have here in Harpers Ferry. We can't wait to get back here! This is the best neighborhood and our neighbors are now best friends. Come enjoy our paradise as we love to share our special oasis.

The Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why The Owner chose Indiantown Shores

My husband is an avid bird watcher and we both love the beach. That is why this is the perfect mix for us. The beach is just minutes away and the bird watching couldn't be better. Our entire back view spans a marsh dedicated to osprey, igrets, water life, and song birds and the sounds of nature fill the air.

Map

Off shore fishing, kite boarding

Amenities

Indiantown Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , larger walkin shower with jetted sprays
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2),s (1) Roll away bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Screened porch, 2 stereo surround systems, XM radio, iPod dock to sound system

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
5

Awesome home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have always been very particular about the homes we rent, many times choosing quality of the home over the location. Birdsong was a wonderful home, exactly like I hoped it would be. The kitchen was totally outfitted and the personal touches added so much to make us feel at home. As owners of vacation homes (no, we don't rent them out!) we could appreciate the thought that went into the layout of Birdsong, the grandparents on the top floor with the family having the bottom 2 floors completely to themselves. And, as we get older, the convenience of the elevator! I also pride myself on being able (for the most part) to look at the pictures of a home and tell right away if it would be up to our standards. A comfortable bed is critical for my husband's bad back and he slept like a rock! Only thing missing is a recliner in the great room. Birdsong met all of these criteria and we will certainly choose it for our next trip to OBX! Thank you, Diane, for sharing your beautiful home with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We did put a lot of thought into making this a home away from home. It has been a joy to share this with others and we did have the grandparents of families in mind. Such a blessing for them to share in the wonderful times with their families. Hope to see you all again. Thanks again, Diane
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5

Beautiful home by a canal - sound side

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained and beautifully decorated. Plenty of room to relax and cook. Outdoor screened in porch to eat and watch the sunset. Friendly owners.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wow!!! What a great home and experience!

  • 5 of 5

I booked A Hidden Gem for my parents and sister and her family while they were visiting. The moment I started communicating with Diane till the end has been outstanding. Diane is very quick to answer any questions and super helpful. The house was beautiful and well appointed. It's very obvious that Diane lives here part of the year and they keep the home perfect. The elevator was great for my father and helping bring groceries to the 3rd floor. Couldn't ask for a better house at a great rate. I will book with Diane every time I have guests visiting from out of town. Thanks for helping make our family vacation that much better.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Location & Amenities

  • 5 of 5

We have been traveling to the Outer Banks for the last 6 years and this is the best house so far. We like being on the southern end of the island and this house is located between Buxton and Hatteras so the perfect spot for us. We have family members that are older and are starting to have trouble getting up and down stairs so finding something that is nice, meets their needs and is affordable during the summer can sometimes be hard to find. This place however met our needs and exceeded our expectations. There is plenty of room to spend time together or to spread out. We had some minor reservations about the size of the house/rooms but it is larger than what it appears in the pictures, especially the kitchen. The furniture is comfortable and the rooms are beautifully painted and decorated. And best of all was the number of towel racks in the bathrooms. We seem to never have enough space for bath towels but there were enough for all. Last was the condition of the home. We tend to travel at the end of the summer or even into fall and have found that the majority of our rentals are showing wear from the season. Things like burned out light bulbs, stained floors, dead batteries - you get the idea - but not at this house. It is well cared for and we felt like we were walking into a house that had just been opened to renters, not one that had been rented all season. This place is at the top of our list for future visits. Thank you again for sharing this home with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. Hope to have you visit again next summer.
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5

The perfect vacation spot on the OBX

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we've vacationed in this home and it never disappoints! Nestled back in the woods on the sound with awesome views from every window. At night you can see the light from the Hatteras Lighthouse and by day you can watch the osprey nest directly out from the back deck. This is house is fully appointed with everything you could possibly need. It feels like you are staying in a friend's house while they are away, not some rental home with second hand furniture and minimally stocked kitchen. The house is gorgeous and the kitchen is a dream to work in (that kitchen window view!!). The bedrooms are comfortable and beautifully decorated. The elevator was necessary for two of our guests and I was thankful for it when we came back after a long day at the beach. It's only a short drive to the beach and other attractions on Hatteras Island. We went out on a boat excursion from Hatteras (Family Water Adventures which I highly recommend as well) one morning and it was a quick drive to get to. Day trips to Ocracoke are easy from this spot. The kids and I loved taking the kayak out onto the sound (even though Crystal the shark was pinging in the sound one of the days we were there!! Gotta love SharkTracker by Ocearch). The hot tub at sunset was also one of the highlights for the teens. We will definitely rent this house again, it's so easy to relax in and give everyone the space they need to be together or apart! This house fit our needs perfectly and is a great value when comparing to other homes with similar amenities. We will be back again!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us! We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.