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Beautiful, Family Friendly Home - Sleeps 16!

Bedrooms 5
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Atlantic Beach Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

The perfect home away from home for your vacation. Our large, comfortable family cottage is outfitted with everything you will need while on vacation. This house is perfect for multiple families with children as we have a large loft on the top floor that has its own bathroom and sleeps 8. There are 4 additional bedrooms, all with Queen beds.

Mere steps from the beach, our second row house has both ocean and sounds views. Two porches on the oceanside feature rocking chairs and ocean views. There is a large, stainless grill perfect for entertaining!

The main floor features a great room with ample sitting room, TV, a large dining table, and French doors which open to one of the porches. The kitchen is a cook's dream: gas stove and oven, granite countertops, a large double sink, and side-by-side refrigeration. Our family loves to cook, so we think the kitchen will have everything you need and more! If cooking isn't your thing, there are MANY great restaurants nearby with options for all tastes and price ranges.

All bedrooms feature comfortable queen beds - these are not your average rental mattresses. One bedroom with attached bath is located on the main floor, three bedrooms are on the second floor, one with attached bath, and the loft on the third floor with bath has 3 Queen beds and two twins.

The second floor features another sitting room with a large couch, a large flat screen TV mounted on the the wall (with HD cable), and French doors which open onto the second porch. There are three bedrooms on this floor, the master with attached bath and two others with a shared bath. The washer and dryer are also located on the second floor.

The third floor is a large loft with with 3 queen beds, 2 twin beds, and a bathroom. The bright loft has built in drawers and a closet. The loft has great views of both the ocean and the sound!

Our family has enjoyed Atlantic Beach for over 70 years. We built this house for our family and others to enjoy, so it has comforts and touches that most rentals lack. We have games, books, and beach chairs for your enjoyment. An enclosed outdoor shower helps you clean up before coming in. Cars can park under the house and behind the house. 6 cars fit easily (more could be accommodated). We have unique hardwood floors throughout, which are made with wood that was refurbished from our family's farm in eastern North Carolina.

Atlantic Beach and the surrounding area has much to do for any age group. It is also a wonderful place to visit in the off-season.

You won't be disappointed with our home. We hope you will find yourself Atlantic Beach-bound soon!

Keywords: Beach cottage, cottage, Beach house, Big, Family Friendly, Pet Friendly, Steps from the Beach

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Carolyn Arnold
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2016
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About Carolyn Arnold

The house is owned (and managed) by 2 sisters and their spouses. We have 6 children, and 5 dogs total. We love Atlantic Beach and have been enjoying our 2 homes in AB for years!

Carolyn Arnold purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Carolyn Arnold chose Central Coast

Our mother's aunts built a house nearby following the Great Depression - it was the 11th house on the island. We built this home for overflow from the other house! Our children grew up at Camp Seagull and Seafarer as well.

What makes this cottage unique

We love to relax, cook, grill, eat out, boat, and take walks on the beach.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Beautiful, Family Friendly Home - Sleeps 16!
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Beautiful, comfortable home!

  • 5 of 5

Our multi-generational family of 16 stayed at Carolina Moon in Atlantic Beach for our son's wedding which was nearby. The tidy home was quite comfortable for all! There were plenty of beds and bathrooms with all the linens! We enjoyed the beach being so close and the beach chairs and toys being available for our use. The kitchen was roomy and the dining area with table and bar seating was perfect! An additional plus - we were allowed to bring our dog! The owners were very accommodating and available for any questions. We would recommend this wonderful home to all!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chesterfield, Virginia

Our 2015 Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with the house and amenities, we had plenty of space for our family. The owners were very accommodating and made us feel very welcome. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to return in years to come. We were close to the beach and within walking distance of many other places such as restaurants and shops.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Danville, VA 24541

August Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about this property and the owners. It clean and so inviting when we arrived. The family who owns this property made us feel so welcome. It was really suited to our family--my two daughters and their families including their 4-legged family members. It was in a section of Atlantic Beach that we really love and is centrally located so that we could go to our favorite places on the Crystal Coast and Beaufort.

The owners had the entire property laid out for us with information on everything we needed in the beachhouse -- before we left home. And it really did have everything we needed for the week....

A wonderful place and wonderful owners......

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Vacation 2014

  • 5 of 5

We had 8 adults along with 6 children ages 2-12 and the cottage was perfect for us. We especially loved the openness of the house and the privacy it offered each family. Carolyn, Missy and Ann were very accommodating and the house was clean and neat when we checked in on Saturday. We loved the location which was close to the beach, grocery store and restaurants. It's a wonderful family home and we are all looking forward to a return visit next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Summer vacation 2013

  • 5 of 5

This house is awesome. It is new, clean, and has plenty of room. It is pet friendly which was very convenient for us. This beautiful house is in a great location with a beach access just seconds away and also within walking distance to local restaurants. The kitchen was more than we could have asked for with plenty of supplies to cook a family dinner. The owner is easy to talk to and very nice. She went above and beyond to make sure we had a great vacation. We enjoyed the house and had a great time. We will come back again next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Christy, It was a pleasure working with you and we are so glad you had a great experience! Carolyn and Missy
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Blended with Dawgs and Teens

  • 5 of 5

As always the owner was delightful and made every effort to t make sure my family had a wonderful stay. As I have pets and teenagers, finding a vacation spot that works for us is difficult. This is our second year and we hope to make it a third. Altogether, we had 3 dogs (1 Rottie and 2 Basenjis) and 8 teenagers including ours and friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Atlantic Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 2017
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late summer 2017
Aug 20 2017 - Sep 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 17 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 6.75%

Cleaning Fee of 175.00
$500 refundable damage deposit due on arrival, check held and returned "voided" if no damage
Not an event space.
Surcharge per person over 14, contact owner

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Atlantic Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Queen size Beds (7), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor Shower, Rocking Chairs on the 2 Porches, Brand New Kitchen with Granite Countertops and Gas Stove, Endless Hot Water - You will never run out!

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