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Roomy Island-Cottage in Historic Manteo

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, One full and One-Half Baths, (Sleeps 4)

ROOMY REMODELED VINTAGE COTTAGE - HISTORIC MANTEO:

Located just steps from the waterfront harbor, this large two-story cottage, is furnished in a colorful and comfy style. Sleeps 4: Perfect for a girls' weekend, a small wedding party or a gift get-away to impress your mother-in-law! Historic Manteo is only a 10 minute drive to the Outer Banks beaches.

RENOVATED & RESTORED IN 2013 :

With 2 new baths and remodeled kitchen, the cottage has dark hardwood floors throughout. Elegant white wallpapers and tall old-world ceilings in the living room and formal dining room.

GREAT KITCHEN:

The kitchen is bright and colorful, fully equipped for preparing a fresh seafood dinner -- new microwave, coffee maker, toaster-oven and blender for making spring soups or summer smoothies.

BEDROOMS:

A charming full bath and restored bedrooms are on the second floor. All have quirky and quaint ceilings and closets – typical of vintage Manteo – and are furnished with large comfy beds (California King or Queen) and Manteo antiques. The house is centrally heated and air conditioned.

EXTRAS:

A high-ceiling sun-filled library is perfect for your early morning coffee and the daily paper – hardcopy or electronically delivered via the internet connection. (wifi)

Adjacent to the large living room is our petite television room with a 32” LED TV.

AND THERE IS MORE:

From the cottage, it is only a few steps to the Manteo public boat ramp, the Manteo Yacht Harbor and the waterfront and street front shops and cafes. During the summer months, a Saturday Farmer’s Market is held in the dockside public park – locally grown produce, local honey and local seafood. The nearby weather tower is a must for youngsters as the flags indicate the current (and changing) weather.

The following attractions are all within a short 5-minute drive: Island Farm, NC Aquarium, The Lost Colony and The Elizabethan Gardens.

Keywords: cottage, island, historic village, historic Manteo, Roanoke Island, Outer Banks, holiday weekend rental, vacation weekly rental, wedding, North Carolina, gourmet kitchen, restored 2-story vintage cottage

More Details

Property Manager
Pirate's Cove Realty
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 1, 2017

About Pirate's Cove Realty

A travel writer, and publisher, I reside much of my year outside the U.S.

My haunts are usually water related -- beaches if I can get to them.

Why Pirate's Cove Realty chose Manteo

The house has been in my family for more than 30 years and I grew up on this street (in a different location) attending the local schools. I'm a 9th generation Roanoke islander.

What makes this cottage unique

In the summer, I love walking with my granddaughter, 'JB' to the Saturday morning Farmers' Market where we share a danish and cold drinks and pick out great NC produce. 'JB' loves the weather tower and we check it often.

Walking to Poor Richard's for breakfast (love those grits) and reading the Wall Street Journal!

Browsing at local galleries -- the old courthouse gallery is charming. Sitting along the dockside late afternoons -- great views of Shallowbag Bay and all the sailboats make for great relaxation.

Walk to Festival Park (2 minute walk) for summer entertainment -- take low chairs or a beach towel -- food/beverage allowed. Many performances are for kids. Granddaughter, 'JB' loves them all.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This was our first trip to Manteo and the Outer Banks. We had an amazing time!!!

Thank you so much!
Jul 2017
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Amenities

Historic District Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5+
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , BEAUTIFUL BED; FIRM MATTRESS
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , LOVELY QUEEN BED; FIRM MATTRESS
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Roomy Island-Cottage in Historic Manteo
average rating of 4.9 based on 19 reviews
New Salem , PA
5

Quaint Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved this quaint cottage located in the historic district. It couldn't have been in a better location! It is located across the street from the marina and a 5 minute walk to the park. The owner, Pat , was extremely hospitable. Even though she was not in the area, she was available via the internet , to answer any questions.

The house is very clean and well decorated. It is an older home with a lot of character. The kitchen is fully equipped, even though we didn't use it because there are so many great restaurants in the area.

We had read from a previous reviewer that there was not a porch, so we brought our own chairs to sit in the yard and watch fireworks on the Fourth of July! 💥�

We would highly recommend staying here and look forward to renting this home in the future!

Jay and Mary Beth 😎�

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mary Beth & Jay, So glad you had a fun week and enjoyed all of Manteo. The 4th is always a great week to be on the island! Hope you will return soon as now you can see Manteo would be a great getaway almost any time! Great eateries are high on my list when I'm in the area so glad 'my list' was helpful. . . Oh, yes for Jay. Go Penguins! pat
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The Baum Cottage is perfectly located within Manteo's historic district, an easy stroll from Festival Park, the marina, restaurants, art galleries and shops. It's perfectly clean and inviting, well-appointed and cozy--like staying in your favorite relative's home--assuming your relatives have good taste! I especially appreciated the small touches throughout that give it personality and make it feel like home: lovely artwork, quality dishes and glassware, great books. Would I book it again? I just did!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your comments and we LOVE that you enjoyed your stay. Manteo is really the 'cool' village of OBX and we hope our cottage is a 'cool' place to stay. So glad that you are returning soon!
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Wayland, MA
5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

This home is so welcoming and in a great location. Being in Manteo kept us off the main drags on the Outer Banks in the evenings but allowed easy access during the day. So much to do just on Roanoke that we hardly had time for the beach! Wish we could have stayed longer, Baum house felt like a home away from home!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your comments. I , too, love the village feel, particularly in the evenings. So nice to walk around the waterfront after dinner at one of the restaurants and look at all the yachts in the harbor. That the house was comfortable and a 'home away from home' is great to hear -- hope you will return again.
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4

Cute cottage

  • 4 of 5

Was very pleasantly surprised by the nice furnishings, loved the antiques and art. Kitchen was well-equipped and rooms were spacious yet cozy. The best thing about the property was the location, just steps away from everything in downtown Manteo. Would have liked some sort of outdoor space to sit, but if you bring your own chairs, that would suffice.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your response and am really glad you enjoyed the house. Will begin work on a screened-in porch in October when I am in the States for extended holiday. I, too, want an outdoor space! Thanks again and hope you return.
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5

Manteo holiday

  • 5 of 5

My husband, in-laws, and I stayed at the Balm house. We had the most relaxing vacation. It was just the right size, clean and comfortable. My mother- in-law stated that it was the best vacation spot that she had ever stayed in. The house is perfectly located. We will return. Thank you for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your comments and it's great that everyone could relax and enjoy Manteo. That you found the Baum house just right for mom-in-law is a additional plus! I hope you will return. Regards, Pat
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Asheville
5

Best of All Worlds!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay! The house is perfectly situated in town - 30 second stroll to cafes, shops, museum, gallery and the waterfront. Only 5 minutes from the rest of the island's attractions.

Loved the house's quirky, comfortable elegance and the large beds.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

art galleries, waterfront shops, Festival Park art shows, Festival Park entertainment, The Lost Colony, North Carolina Acquarium, kayak rentals, OBX beaches

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

Insurance for hurricane closures is available with Pirate's Cove Realty for a minimal charge

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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