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Affordable Family Get Away !! Crows Nest 380 steps to the Beach

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,872 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8 to 10

Also take a look at our two other homes

Amazing Grace milepost 8.5 ID# 3637149 and

Bombardier Bay Milepost 8 ID# 3706221 Crow's nest located at milepost 8.5 is fresh open space 4 bedroom, 2 bath, home close to the beach and Wright Brothers Memorial.

This home has a well equipped kitchen, microwave, fridge w/ icemaker, blender, coffeemaker, dishwasher and more. Telephone with long distance and wireless high speed internet. Each room has a flat screen 32' TV. Family room with pool table . Small reading room for a bit of alone time. Large open kitchen with bar to seat 6 and dining table to seat 5. Charcoal grill during summer months.

Within walking distance to the beach and many fine restaurants.

Payment options through HomeAway, Paypal or check.

Please don't hesitate to inquire with any questions

Amazing Grace and Bombardier Bay are pet welcome

During prime weeks of June July and August we lease from Sat to Sat. Check in is 4 pm check out is 10am. During off season dates and times are flexible.

PLEASE NOTE: I had to set a cancellation policy. None fit ...if you have to cancel and I can re rent the time you will receive a refund minus booking fees if they apply.


More Details

Cheryl & Gary Slaymaker
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Cheryl & Gary Slaymaker

I grew up in the mountains of West Virginia and Gary in PA. We like to camp and go to the beach. We have two dogs 2 cats and chickens. We also feed several stray cats. Gary is an electrician and enjoys doing field work on the farm. I am an artist and a domestic engineer. I also dabble in interior design. Please feel welcome to visit me on face book where you can get to know us better Smiles Cheryl A Loy Slaymaker

Cheryl & Gary Slaymaker purchased this house in 2011

Why Cheryl & Gary Slaymaker chose Northern Coast & Outer Banks

We have been visiting the Outer Banks (OBX) for over 15 years, enjoying the friendly people and the ocean. It is a great place to surf fish. Finally made our dream a reality and want to share this great area with you!

What makes this house unique

We loved the large living area in the Crow's Nest, how close it is to the beach. We enjoy the canals filled with fish, frogs and turtles. A visit from a white egret now and again is a nice touch. In the spring the peepers will sing you to sleep. Crow's Nest is in walking distance to a lot of places to eat and a wonderful area to jog or ride your bike. A straight walk to the beach is a great place to surf fish.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Future Guest, There has been a concern from several inquiries about the smell in the first floor of Crow's Nest. This has been check out by a professional home builder. Boards were removed from walls to check for mold and nothing was found. Living so close to the water and utilizing the ground level has some draw backs...the only things we can surmise is there is a crawl space under the hot water tank which is the ground, wet sand. We have put a moisture absorber in the craw space and that seems to have taken care of it. Please feel free to call or email with any questions concerning this. Smiles
Feb 2016
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Kill Devil Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1872 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Refund will be given if week canceled can be rented
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - shower , outdoor shower
  • Master bath and main bath have tub and shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Beds have two pillow and a bed covering (quilt, duvet or comforter) We do not provide Linens, blankets or towels. You can bring your own or you do have the option to lease these items. You would let me know what you wanted and I would get a quote for you and that would be added to your total.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Affordable Family Get Away !! Crows Nest 380 steps to the Beach
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 25 reviews
Chase City VA

This was

  • 5 of 5

Our second time at this beautiful home. Just as awesone as last year. Hoping we can make it a third time next year

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks having you all !! Smiles Cheryl and Gary
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  • 4 of 5

Everything was very nice and clean at the house, and it was one block back from the ocean, where our friends had a massive house for their wedding, so we were really only using this house for a base camp, and it worked well. Everything was nice, and as advertised. The only complaint we had was there was a musty smell that seemed to soak into everything, overall a minor complaint and we enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you guys had a great time. Not sure what the musty smell could be? We had others to say the same. The air unit is new with newer vent and stuff. All the filters have been changed and the lower level wall have all been gutted and foam insulated. There is a craw space underneath the water heater that is just rock and sand...maybe we will check to see if the wet sand could be the culprit. Thanks for letting us know as we do want the home to be the best possible !! Have a great summer and do come back ! Smiles Cheryl and Gary
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  • 5 of 5

Thanks so much for a clean and very nice place💗💗💗

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us and do hope you come back again soon ! Smiles Gary and Cheryl
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Vienna VA

Roomy and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable roomy living area, nice bedrooms. Worked well with children because there was enough communal space. Owners pleasant and helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Valerie...Please do come back again !! Smiles
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Gaithersburg, MD


  • 5 of 5

The owner is absolutely delightful. We stayed at the Crows Nest with a group of 9 people ages 19-25 and our trip was chock-full of fun and happy memories. The house is gorgeous and accommodating, so we took very good care of it. My favorite thing to do was get up each morning around 5:30am with a cup of coffee and watch the sunrise from the deck. We all walked to the beach from the house, fished, jet ski, parasailed, ate out, cooked, visited every store and shop, rented bikes, and so much more. I can't wait to return one day. For anyone seeking an affordable vacation, this is for you. And to the owners, thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you guys !! Hope you all have a great Summer! Smiles Cheryl & Gary
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  • 5 of 5

We had two families with small children stay here and it was great! The house was larger than we expected with plenty of room to eat meals (between the bar and dining table). The owners were super to work with! We will try to stay here again on our next trip to the Outer Banks!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Car: recommended

This home is located near milepost 8, within walking distance to the beach and many fine restaurants. The Outer Banks is a great place to create wonderful family memories. Besides the beach and watersports, sailing, jet skiing and fishing. You can enjoy a hike up Jockey's Ridge the largest sand dune on the east coast. Take a hang-gliding lesson there ! 1400 acres of natural preserve located minutes from the house. A short drive will take you to 4 - wheeling beaches among the wild horses or to the island of Ocracoke.

Visit Manteo to see the Aquarium, Elizabethan Gardens or shop Historic downtown.

Aprox 20 min. north on highway 158 you will find a wonderful antique collectible shop DANNY'S DISCOUNTS. Their phone number is 252-453-0222. This is a must stop for all you treasure hunters. This is where a lot of the treasures you see come from !

We also have two other homes listed on Homeway.

Amazing Grace ID number 3637149

Bombardier Bay ID number 3706221

During prime weeks of June July and August we rent from Sat to Sat. Check in is 4 pm check out is 10 am. During off season this is flexible

Thank you for taking a look at Crow's Nest



Rates & Availability

Kill Devil Hills House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Prime Weeks
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 16 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

refundable Security Depo $200
Cleaning Fee $115

Prime Weeks change over day is Saturday. Our goal is to provide a great place for you to vacation and a place you want to come back again. Please alway feel welcome to email us with any questions.

Thank you
Gary and Cheryl

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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