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Private Oasis / Steps from the Beach! Pet Friendly!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Home away from home! This family/pet friendly and cozy home located in the desirable Chicahauk neighborhood is just steps away from the relaxing and beautiful beach at Southern Shores! When you are finished at the beach, unwind in your very own private oasis nestled in the beautifully landscaped back yard surrounded with fragrant rose gardens and shady trees! Backyard is great for entertaining day or night or just relaxing by the pool! Convenient to local shopping, entertainment, and restaurants!

Amenities:

Air conditioning, washer dryer, iron and ironing board, covered parking, short walk to beach, access to tennis courts, Community Park, wide paved bike trails and nature walks, open living area with ceiling fans and lots of windows, non-smoking

Entertainment:

Cable/Satellite 47' TV/DVD in living room. Free WiFi. (Bring laptop). IPOD station.

Beds/Bath:

All four bedrooms conveniently located on same level

Master bedroom with Full size bed with full bath and balcony; dressers, nightstands and closet.

Second and third bedrooms have Queen/Full beds, dressers nightstand and closets

Forth bedroom great for kid’s room! Has twin size bed plus twin size futon bed, nightstand and closet.

Other baths: Full hall bath, ½ bath off kitchen, and outdoor shower

Linens and bath towels are not provided.

Kitchen:

Large eat in full kitchen with microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, utensils, dishes, pots and pans with a breakfast nook overseeing the stunning landscaped backyard.

Outdoor:

Porch access to fenced-in beautifully landscaped backyard with private jetted tub (not heated) that waterfalls into a salt water pool with underwater lights, hammock, patio furniture, BBQ grill, outdoor basket ball hoop, sand and beach toys, 2 adult bikes, and 6 beach chairs. Enjoy the summer air while relaxing on the balcony off master bedroom and living room. Downstairs refrigerator makes for easy access to pool and backyard and the outdoor shower to rinse off after a day at the beach!

Local Restaurants/Shopping:

WalMart

Belk

Pet Smart

TJ Maxx

Harris Teeter

Food Lion

Starbucks

Tanger Outlets

Health/Beauty Spas

Lots of local shopping and local restaurants

Attractions:

Wild Horses of Corolla Tours

Wright Brothers Memorial

Lighthouse Tours

Hiking Trails

Dolphin Watch in Nags Head

NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

Ocracoke Island Ferry Service

Water-sports:

Jet skiing

Sailing

Surfing

Kayaking

Parasailing

Windsurfing

Fishing

Other Activities:

Beach Off-Roading

Miniature Golf

Go Karts

Cinemas/Movie Theaters

Bowling

Laser Tag

Skateboard and dog park

Hang Gliding

Children at Play Museum

Fitness Center/Gym

Keywords: Beach House, Southern Shores, Pet Friendly, Private Pool, Nags Head, Kitty Hawk, Duck

More Details

Property Manager
Nicole Libby
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
June 13, 2017

Why Nicole Libby chose Northern Coast & Outer Banks

Southern Shores is a wonderful place to vacation! It is filled with beautiful beaches, friendly faces and great food and shopping!

What makes this house unique

This is a great location as it is conveniently located between Kitty Hawk and Duck. If you decide to venture away from the tranquil backyard, a private beach path awaits you right across from the house and gets you to the beach in just a few minutes! Or, you could check out one of the several wonderful local restaurants or the nearby shopping! The neighborhood is also great for taking the dog for a walk or riding bikes!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had to pinch ourselves - the weekend we stayed was amazing! This was by far one of the nicest homes we have rented!!
May 2012
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Amenities

Southern Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Fouton bed in 4th room that makes a great kids room!
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Private Oasis / Steps from the Beach! Pet Friendly!
average rating of 4.0588236 based on 19 reviews
4

Very comfortable

  • 4 of 5

We had four adults and a dog. The pool/patio area was fabulous! The outdoor furniture was comfortable and sturdy. Loved the fenced in yard for the dog, very convenient and safe. We went to dog friendly restaurants which was a plus.

The house is centrally located between towns, beach was awesome, though a bit rough, which is why we Really enjoyed the pool!

Property was clean and well maintained.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fairly Nice!

  • 4 of 5

While the home itself was lovely and the the amenities were equally fabulous, I did have a couple small things that I feel the management company or the owners should address.

1. The ant issue in the kitchen was overwhelming. They were coming up from behind the stove and they really need to spray or put something out to stop them from coming inside.

2. The shower head in the master bathroom was horrid. It barely sprayed any water. It just needs replaced.

3. maybe have it swept and cleaned a little better before the we arrived. It had a lot of animal hair on the floor and under the furniture. Since I am allergic to most animals, this was really not good for my allergies

4. Maybe just have more than 1 TV - now I know this is being really picky...but it would help with families.

Overall, the house was really nice and a very short walk to the beach. It was peaceful and a great vacation home.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time!

  • 4 of 5

Loved this house! The back yard was ideal for our lab to run around in, and the jetted tub was awesome! We actually preferred it not being heated, as it was very hot when we were down and the tub was extremely refreshing to sit in a read a good book. The only issue we had was on Wednesday when a crew came to mow and left the fence open. Thankfully we noticed before we let the dog out, or that could have been devastating! Beach access is convenient! About 500 steps from the house through a very easy path. No big hill to conquer, which was perfect for my aging father who recently had knee surgery. The furniture in the living room has been updated and is lovely! House was clean and Carrie was extremely quick in answering any emails. We always enjoy staying in a different house each year, but we may stay here next year because it was such a great experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Perfect location for days at the beach and peaceful relaxation

  • 4 of 5

7/30/2016 We were pleasantly surprised with this oasis in the OBX! The home was updated from all previous internet pictures and was very comfortable for the 5 adults, 1 infant and dog. First, the home: the location was like an oasis in the woods! The property is surrounded by a fence (which was perfect for our dog) and very tall trees. You literally cannot see the neighbors back yards which is perfect for the oasis ambiance in the pool area. The salt water pool and soaking tub were perfect for us! There are umbrellas and shaded trellis areas which provide perfect areas for relaxing together/reading/dinner/etc. The top floor was spacious and very well stocked. The 4 bedrooms provided ample space for all of us. The outside shower was very convenient when we returned from the beach. Secondly, the beach: The shaded trail to the beach was literally a 5 minute walk! Yes, there is a main road which you must cross but all traffic stops for any pedestrians so we never had to even stop walking at the crosswalk. The provided beach chairs were perfect! The very quiet neighborhood was perfect for walking or bike riding (I recommend bringing your own bike since we found the 2 provided bikes had uncomfortable seats so we only rode them once). Lastly, the owners were pleasant to work with for the rental. We had a problem with the garbage disposal and they scheduled a plumber to come check it. Thankfully, my husband realized it was an easy fix, so the plumber appointment was cancelled. I would highly recommend this rental home!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lisa, Thank you for your review! We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for choosing our beach home for your vacation and we hope to see you the next time you visit the OBX! Enjoy the rest of your summer! Regards, Carrie Property Manager
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Terrible for families with small children... across a busy highway, broken dryer

  • 1 of 5

We rent a couple of beach houses a year, and this is the first time that the owners have been nasty towards our family of small children. We were withheld the security deposit for a laundry list of minor complaints, such "watermelon seeds in the backyard, and the inside of the trash can being dirty." These people are anti-family.

The dryer broke two days into our stay, and nothing was done about it. My mother had to a wait hours for a repairman to arrive, and then the repairman told her that nothing could be done until the day we left. We were told that we would have to use the laundry mat in Kitty Hawk. As you can imagine, this would not be ideal for a family, especially when a dryer was promised.

The pool in the backyard is super dangerous. There is a rocky small pool that cascades into a super deep second pool. The rocks are slippery and jut out, a perfect scenario for a concussion.

The manager assured me that the walk to the beach was safe. The highway is super busy, without a crossing light, and the cars are driving 50+ mph.

There was white dog hair all over the upstairs rug.

I would say that this house might be good for adults, and dogs. That's it.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: In response to your review, our home has been occupied by many families who have had a great experience and who have stayed with us multiple times. Unfortunately, the security deposit was withheld because the home was not left in orderly condition for the next guest as outlined in the tenant rental contract that you agreed to. After each guest’s departure, we have the home inspected, and while some cleaning is expected, excessive cleaning that takes over 5 hours is not. There were colored carpet stains that required deep cleaning, as well as heavy sand that was tracked into the carpet that required vacuuming multiple times. The patio area had watermelon seeds all over the place and the inside trashcan had to be scrubbed with soap and water outside because it was so heavily soiled. There were also repairs, including a broken toilet seat and sprinkler head that was left for us and we were not notified of. If there was dog hair when you arrived, I was not notified. In fact, when you arrived, I received an email that stated “The house is awesome. We are super happy!” and when you departed, I received an email that stated “We loved the house and would choose it annually if it's available.” Regarding the dryer, I was responsive to your repair request and a repairman was scheduled for the next day. Because we understand this can be an inconvenience, we were considering offering a refund for the trouble, however, because of the cost associated with the repairs and cleaning, we were unable to offer you this refund. The dryer has since been repaired. The pictures on the website accurately represent the gated backyard and pool area. As with any pool, taking safety precautions are a necessity, especially when children are there. I have two children and have been vacationing at this home for ten years and have never once had an issue, nor have I felt unsafe with my children at this pool. As well, I always explain to families that you have to cross the main road to get to the beach. There is a beach access path across from the house that is a nice short walk and there is an intersection at the neighborhood entrance with a traffic light that you can also use to cross. In my own experience, with small children, motorists are generally pedestrian friendly and neither of these have been issues for myself or previous guests. Regards, Property Manager
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5

Awesome rental!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a girl's getaway vacation. It fit our needs perfectly for the price. We were a bit hesitant to rent since there were no recent reviews. The property manager explained that the owners hadn't rented the property over the last couple of years. The living room furniture has been updated and the 4th bedroom now has 2 single beds. The AC and all other appliances worked properly. The pool was fantastic - and very private. The rental had outdoor grill which we used frequently, and lots of beach chairs and pool toys/floats. The house is located on a quiet street and beach access is a very short walk. The beds/baths could use updating but we were perfectly happy with our stay regardless! Property Manager Carrie was very communicative, flexible and helpful all along the way. My pup had a great time as well! Would recommend to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Emily! We are so glad you chose our property for your girls getaway this year and that you all enjoyed your stay! We hope you enjoy your summer and hope to have you as our guest again soon! Carrie | Property Manager
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Nearest Point of Interest

Skateboard and dog park, Beach Off-Roading, Go-Karts, Laser Tag, Wild Horses of Corolla Tours, Lighthouse Tours, Ocracoke Island Ferry Service, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Dolphin Watch in Nags Head, NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

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Rates & Availability

Southern Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Summer
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,920
 
 
Mid Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Mid Summer 2
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,510
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Late Summer 2
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
End of Season
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,980
 
 
End of Season 2
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,386
 
 
Spring 2018
May 19 2018 - Jun 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,386
 
 
Late Spring
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 15 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,775
 
 
Early Summer
Jun 16 2018 - Jun 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,920
 
 
Mid Summer
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 20 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Mid Summer 2
Jul 21 2018 - Aug 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,510
 
 
Late Summer 1
Aug 4 2018 - Aug 10 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Late Summer 2
Aug 11 2018 - Aug 17 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
End of Season
Aug 18 2018 - Aug 24 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,980
 
 
End of Season 2
Aug 25 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,386
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $95 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.75%

Rates are subject to change. Please note that the house is rented from Saturday to Saturday beginning Memorial Day - Labor Day weekends. Please request a quote for actual rates and fees.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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