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FRESH updates for this 4 year old home! New mattresses,furniture. NICE!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.25 Baths, Sleeps 7

SUNDAY CHECK IN - 4 WHEEL DRIVE REQUIRED - LINENS AND TOWELS PROVIDED - approximately 9 miles up the 4x4 beach

IMPROVEMENTS FOR the 2017 season include: New queen mattresses, new duo-bunk bed set, new dining room table and chairs, reupholstered living room with new coffee table, extended decking on level one with picnic table and other seating, new directv flat screen tvs in every room, hall carpets replaced. The new owner has made many improvements to the furnishings and decor! Feel the love! :-)

This semi-oceanfront home in Carova has everything you need to rest and relax: privacy, ocean views and a short walk to the beach. Watch the wild horses and abundant wildlife from the private screened porch and expansive decks on three levels. Stargaze from the hot tub or just take a dip in the heated private pool. Best of all, bring your faithful furry companion since this home is dog friendly. You won't be able to resist the summer pause that you can experience at Summer Paws!

INVENTORY for Summer Paws:

• Heated private pool (fee to heat)

• Private outdoor shower with dressing room

• Water filtration system

• Flat Screen TV's in every bedroom and Living room, connected to satellite tv

• Park style charcoal grill

• Fully stocked kitchen

• Iron and ironing board

• Telephone

• Wireless internet service

• Central heat and air

• Dishwasher, microwave

• Washer/Dryer

• Outdoor Furniture

• Outdoor Shower

• Charcoal Grills

• Beach chairs (5)

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More Details

Property Manager
Please Contact Property Manager Laura James
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

What makes this house unique

This home was built with the smaller family group in mind, and still includes your private pool and hot tub.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Summer Paws was the perfect place for our family to spend our Outer Banks vacation. This is our fourth year staying in the 4 wheel drive area and it never disappoints. Great weather (HOT!), plenty of horses, a dolphin sighting and a great fireworks display at the Whalehead Club on the 4th.
Jun 2013
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Amenities

Corolla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • 2 Queen beds, 1 Twin bed, 1 Bunk bed, 1 Full bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

FRESH updates for this 4 year old home! New mattresses,furniture. NICE!
average rating of 4.6 based on 19 reviews
Rockaway, NJ
5

Sand glorious Sand

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Everything was perfect. Yes there is sand. Sand on the beach, on the dunes and on your toes. Clean, quiet and away from the crowds. Remote but with all the comforts of home. Bring your family and the dog because all are welcome. A rare little piece of paradise. If you are looking to go out for dinner every night or shop with the tourists you may want to stay closer to Duck. If you want privacy and seclusion this is the area for you. See you in 2017! Dan, Joanne and Ripple And Laura you are great! Thanks for everything! Every question i had from towels to weather conditions were answered within minutes. I would love a gas grill next year ;)

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Great house and perfect location! Close to volunteer fire department where you get ice and just a very short, less than 1 min, drive to the beach. The pool was clean and very refreshing! There was a wonderful breeze from every porch. Very clean and homey feel. My only suggestion to the homeowner would be to upgrade the mattresses. They were not the worst I have ever slept on but they weren't the most comfortable either, even with the mattress toppers. Overall though wonderful vacation home and I would not hesitate to recommend this property to a anyone and plan to rent again in the future!!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK you so much for the review. We have replaced the mattresses!! NEW updates for 2017 season also include a new dining room set, new directv flat screen tv's in every room, new coffee table, extended decking on level 1, hall carpets replaced. NEW owner has made many improvements to the furnishings and decor! :-)
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Doylestown, PA
4

Family Trip

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We enjoyed our stay at Summer Paws. Laura was very helpful with questions we had. Location was perfect for us. Far enough down the beach that you did not have many day trippers and a short walk from the house to the beach. The property could use some upgraded furnishings. The mattresses are not comfortable (much better with the mattress pad) and the dinning set has seen better days. We loved the pool, used it every day. Loved the screened in area on the top deck. Loved the lay out of the house. Great view of sunrise and sunset from the deck. Plenty of star gazing. Horses came to visit almost everyday as well as deer, frogs and a snake!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. NEW updates for 2017 season include new dining room set, new mattresses, new directv flat screen tv's in every room, new coffee table, extended decking on level 1, hall carpets replaced. NEW owner has made many improvements to the furnishings and decor! :-)
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Patchogue, NY
4

Family Time at the Beach

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was somewhat unhappy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

For my family it worked out well. Although the beach travel to and from the house kept us from any unnecessary trips - returning to Corolla for groceries on only 2 occasions. So we occupied our time with beach and pool activities

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The house was great, really nice and clean, we got to enjoy watching the wild horses come up to the house every day. Laura and David were a pleasure to deal with and provided many tips and suggestions. There is a 3 min walk to the beach and if you wake up early you can be alone on the beach enjoying the sunrise with the wild horses.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Carova Cottages
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Canonsburg, PA
3

Overpriced and in poor repair

  • 3 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was clean.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was very dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The home is in a fairly nice location, only 1 house close by and the beach is steps away. There is a nice ocean view from the upper decks. However, the furnishings and general repair of the place are really substandard for the price point, everything is cheap quality and sparse. There are no window coverings in the living area and the house next door has a direct view into the space. The sliding doors don't open in the 2nd bedroom and the ceiling fans wobble and squeak terribly. The beds are very cheap and the mattresses are horribly uncomfortable. Our backs were aching all week. The pool area was poorly landscaped and dirty. The beach equipment is gross. The decks, view and screened porch were nice. The horses come right into the yard so you will get some great pictures of them. The management company, Laura and her husband, are excellent and very responsive to anything you need. The shortcomings of the property are the owners and how they have outfitted the place. Overall, I wouldn't recommend this property for the price they are charging.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: NEW updates for 2017 season include new dining room set, new mattresses, new directv flat screen tv's in every room, new coffee table, extended decking on level 1, hall carpets replaced. NEW owner has made many improvements to the furnishings and decor! :-) The pool area is cleaned prior to each stay. The wind brings sand into the pool area as well as the pool. Please bring your beach equipment. We provide five canvas beach chairs which can look stained because of suntan lotion. The slider needed some WD-40 which we took to this guest. They asked that we just leave it for them to use. This area is more expensive than a lot of the Outer Banks. The homes here take more capital and more resources to operate. We believe the price for this home is reflective of the area. Our goal is to make our guests happy. We strive for resolution to all concerns. PLEASE call us if you ever have any reason for concern.
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Carova beach is a four wheel drive beach, located at border of north carolina and virginia, hence the name caro- va. You must drive on sand to access the home. Carova is also home to the wild horse herd of north carolina. It is a thrill to wake up to the sounds of horses outside your door, eating and playing.

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