About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay7 nights
House, 7 Bedrooms, 7.5 Baths, (Sleeps 20)
This elegant 7 bedroom oceanfront home creates wonderful memories that will last a lifetime. Every level of the home is easily accessible because of the elevator. The ocean and beach, as well as the heated pool, kiddie pool, and hot tub appeal to every age group. Even in the winter, it's fabulous because of the magnificent views, game room activities and relaxing in a rocking chair while watching the dolphins frolic. This is a terrific opportunity to see the Outer Banks at its very best or just stay home and enjoy an "Outer Banks Castle in the Sand."
Keywords: Live like a king or queen in this elegant, 7 bedroom, 7 1/2 bath oceanfront castle. It's a beautiful home from the Brazilian Cherry floors to the granite countertops. Enjoy this home, year round, with the most magnificent ocean views.
Ground Level: Elevator, private oceanfront swimming pool, kiddie pool, hot tub, covered patio with furniture and charcoal grill, enclosed outside shower with dressing area, half bath, parking for seven cars, including a two car garage.
Mid Level: 5 master bedrooms with full baths and televisions, 3 with queens, 1 with 2 queens, 1 full w/trunnel, and duo bunk, den with a television, laundry area, wrap around covered porch with furniture, and beautiful ocean views.
Top Level: Spacious and open great room, kitchen and dining area with awesome ocean views, TV, DVD, gas fireplace, half bath, 2 master bedrooms with queen beds, bathrooms, and TVs, home theater/game room with a pool table, arcade games, refrigerator, wet bar, and sun deck with ocean views.
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- Response time:
- within one day
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 21, 2018
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Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
The Perfect House!
My brothers and sister and cousins who live from Maine to Florida have been coming to OBX every October for 18 years. We have stayed in different homes each year from Corolla to Avon and Elizabeth's home is BY FAR the best home we have stayed in. No need to look any further. The Perfect House in the Perfect location. Each of us 7 couples enjoyed having our own Master with bath. The heated pool is a bonus! We were in it every day even though it was October. Elizabeth is wonderful to work with. She called us to make sure that we were comfortable and if we needed anything. We will be returning next year and I am sure many years to come!
Family Spring Break Get Away
This home is absolutely amazing! We recently spent a week with family at the Castle in the Sand. We had 6 adults and 6 children. It is large enough that everyone had plenty of room to have their own space. We loved that it was stocked with board games, playing cards, and puzzles. We walked down to the water, swam in the pool, and relaxed in the hot tub. Our kids loved the pool table and arcade game. My favorite part was the view from the upper level deck from one of the many comfy rocking chairs. Elizabeth was wonderful to work with and made sure we were settled in and doing good during our stay. We can't wait to visit again!
Great house in a great location
Castle in the Sand just may be our favorite rental in OBX. We are a multi-family group that has been staying in OBX from Duck to Nags Head for 10+ years. We started when our kids were young and now with the exception of one they are all in college and like their parents they love a week at the beach. The location in Southern Shores is great and the house sits in a spot on Ocean Blvd that provides for a near empty beach, you have to like setting up your beach spot and not having anyone on either side of you for 40 yards. Southern Shores is also close to everything, we had no issues fighting traffic for a Saturday arrival (Take a peak at the map, there is an easy back way to the house). The grocery store is just a couple minutes away and we had quick drives going out to dinner even when we went down to MP 14. The house itself has a great layout, 4 of the bedrooms have ocean view and all of them have their own bathroom which is great. We had plenty of room no matter where we were at and had 13 of us in the kitchen area quite often and there would have been room for more! A nice pool and hot tub were great to have and were used everyday and the game room provided plenty of space for a movie and games of pool in the evening. Enjoying the beach and the amenities of the house was top notch but I can't leave a review without mentioning Elizabeth the owner, we met Elizabeth when we arrived to check in and talked to her a few times during the week as she called the house to see that everything was good and if we needed anything. Many people are nervous about using VRBO instead of a rental agency, don't be because Elizabeth was great and provided personal interaction that you don't get with a rental company. Elizabeth let us know that she had purchased a gas grill that would be delivered early in the week based on feedback from previous guests who preferred a gas grill, that is a great owner (We used the charcoal grill anyway because that's how we like to grill but that stainless steel gas grill was a nice one). If you have found Castle in the Sand, book it, you will be happy you did!
Fantastic house - great location!
Castle in the Sand is WONERFUL! My family has been enjoying girl trips to this same home for the last seven years. We began renting when the owner was working with a realty company. We loved the house and location so when the owner began renting independently we took the chance to work outside of the rental agency. What a great decision! We have enjoyed our trip without fail. The house is spacious and well kept. We enjoy the floor plan as it has plenty of room for a large group and privacy when desired. There are three separate common sitting areas. Each bedroom has a private bath. The view from the upper deck has full ocean front view. The dolphins are fun to watch in the mornings enjoying a cup of coffee. The house has everything one would need to enjoy time at the beach.
Because the home is so well equipped and large there have been times during our stay that we have needed assistance (i.e. audio visual, heating/cooling). We have simply made one call and the owner makes all the necessary calls to get our vacation back on track. I have upmost trust in Elizabeth to assure that we are well cared for during our stay.
The location of the home is also fantastic. Southern Shores is close enough to shopping and eating without the hassle of traffic. The public beach access is not close to Castle so the beach front area has always been fairly private. It is also located across the street from the bike path to Duck which is an easy ride away.
I have been coming to OBX for over 25 years and have stayed at many locations and rented through various realtors. We plan to continue coming to OBX and would not even consider staying anywhere else. Best wishes on your visit to the beach. Sheila
Great Vacation Home
My family has rented this house for the past eight years. We love the location. It is close to nearby shops and restaurants and yet gives you plenty of privacy. The waterfront view is beautiful along with the different species of birds that pass by and the dolphins on a clear day. The amenities are great. The elevator for the handicap makes it easy for our elderly father and aunt that visit, and bringing luggage and large items. The kitchen and dining room is very large and spacious which makes it easy entertain. There is plenty of parking for family and friends. The owner is very cooperative. She has people standing by to address any problems as they arise.
Major attractions include but aren't limited to the Dare County Arts Council Gallery 473-5771, Lost Colony (Live Theater), Elizabethan Gardens, Wright Brother's Memorial, and Aquarium.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Ask about our weekly specials in Nov., Dec., Jan., and Feb. for $1500.