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COME ENJOY PARADISE! See the Wild Mustangs! Enjoy the natural beauty of Carova!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms , 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

SATURDAY-SATURDAY RENTAL

Come enjoy life in one of the last 'untouched' beach areas on the East Coast. Leave the pavement behind, switch into 4wd, and begin the relaxation on the drive up to our spectacular beach to the house.

Built in 2012, 4 bedroom Sea Glass cottage, located just 3rd row from the ocean and 8.5 miles from the beach entrance. Simply elegant living with all modern amenities indoors and views of both the Ocean and Sound Canals. Enjoy relaxing on any of the 4 decks or lounging in the HOT TUB. There is a place for everyone! Upstairs Master Suite with king bed and custom tiled shower, opens to the living area and kitchen. Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar area, separate dining table, living room with tv and gas fire place (Winter only). Lower floor houses two bunk + twin bedrooms, with a shared bathroom, and a second Master with en suite bathroom and shaded oceanside deck. Rec room provides extra space to enjoy games, Foosball or just watch TV. Ground floor is open with outdoor seating area, and ample space for storage or games. Enclosed pool and hot tub area is a great sun-spot for the whole family!

Walk or drive on to the beach (park on sand!); explore our canals and the Currituck Sound. Launch your kayak or canoe from the Carova Beach Park and Boat Ramp, located a half mile from the house. And when you come home to relax at the end of the day, don't be surprised if you are visited by the wild horses, coming to graze in the yard..a truly beautiful sight! Aaahhh, this is paradise!

Keywords: cottage, 4x4 area, Carova Beach, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, hot tub, pool, 3rd row from ocean, Corolla Wild Horses, Currituck

More Details

Owner
Libby Dorough
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Libby Dorough

We are a busy family of 5 from Virginia Beach. Our kids are ages 11, 13, and 15 and it seems like we're always going in all directions at 100 miles an hour. Whenever we come to Carova, we regroup as a family and enjoy together all that this area has to offer. Truly 'back to nature'!

Libby Dorough purchased this house in 2012

Why Libby Dorough chose Northern Coast & Outer Banks

After visiting Carova in 2010 on a jeep tour, we fell in love with the area and knew immediately this was the place for us. We decided to build a house for a family to get away from it all, with or without guests. We wanted to be near the beach and have our kids enjoy the idyllic summers and holidays we remember from our childhood.

What makes this house unique

We chose this location to build because it's close to the fire station (fun for kids to go buy ice cream, drinks, and to see the firetrucks!) the hub of Carova Beach. Although third row from the ocean, we have great ocean views and can walk easily to the beach if we decide not to take the car!

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This is a place to get away from it all and relax. Tour the 4-wheel drive area on your doorstep and re-discover nature. Most visitors to the OBX pay to see the wild horses. Here they'll be on your doorstep, grazing in your back yard! Rent a kayak or canoe and go out on the sound, or fish from the beach. Try your hand at para-gliding, or take a surf or stand-up paddleboard lesson. Go hiking through the unspoilt False Cape State Park. Or just enjoy relaxing and tailgating on the beach! If you fancy a change, drive 30 minutes down the beach and you are in Corolla, with its shops, restaurants, activities and entertainment.Corolla is known for the Currituck Lighthouse, surrounded by the quaint shops of the old town. The historic Whalehead Club is open for tours and next to it the Wildlife nature center; both offering a glimpse into the history of the area and the beauty of it's natural resources. Along Route 12 going south are several shopping areas, mini-golf, go karts, and grocery stores connecting Corolla with the up-market town of Duck (45 min drive). Head further south through bustling Kitty Hawk and Nags Head and arrive at the Wright Brothers National Memorial and Jockey's Ridge state park, the largest natural sand dune on the east coast. At day's end, return home to the quiet beauty and peaceful surrounds of your home away from home, Sea Glass Cottage.

Amenities

Corolla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Master 2 en-suite with tub/shower combo
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared bathroom for Beds 3 & 4
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , 1/2 bath off kitchen on upper level
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master 1 Custom tiled walk-in shower
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Lower level Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and deck
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upper level master with custom tiled shower and deck
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Shares bathroom across hallway with Bed 3
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , shares bathroom with Bed 4 just across hallway
  • King size beds (2) Master Bed 1 and 2, Bedrooms 3 and 4 each have a bunk bed and an additional twin (3 beds each)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Our management company offers the following services at additional cost: - linen rental - Escort up the beach for those wishing assistance in navigating 4wd area. - replacement water bottles for water dispenser.

Reviews

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COME ENJOY PARADISE! See the Wild Mustangs! Enjoy the natural beauty of Carova!
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
5

Great location and amazing house

  • 5 of 5

This house was clean and big enough for the 7 of us. It had everything you needed. Just remember to bring extra water since you can't drink it up in that area. It was in a good location near the firehouse and walkable to the beach. We saw horses several times throughout the day. It was beautiful. Can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location! Clean and very well maintained!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time staying at the Sea Glass Cottage! Unique beach experience!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home and wonderful family vacation! We cant wait to come back!

  • 5 of 5

What a truly unique and quite place. Beautiful views and a nice clean home. From day one when we were looking for a family vacation spot, Libby was very helpful and gave us prompt attention when contacting her about availability. We never dreamed what we would finally take away as one of our most favorite family beach vacations! We can not wait to book another trip in this fabulous home in the OBX!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sea Glass Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Sea Glass Cottage is absolutely beautiful! My sister and I just spent eight glorious days in this lovely home. It is beautifully appointed and comfortable. The furnishings are lovely and it is decorated nicely. The view from the main deck is that of the dunes, the moors, and the ocean. You can hear the surf at night through your open bedroom windows and be lulled to sleep. The pool was a true highlight for us. Everyday was spent with long beach walks and then lounging and swimming all day. The extra bonus was the wild horses who paid us a daily visit! They for some reason love this place as much as we do! Watching them graze in the yard was incredible. They at times stayed for hours. It is an experience I will never forget. We have already decided that we will be going back to Sea Glass Cottage next year. Thank you Libby for a beautiful vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and very clean!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the cottage! Beautiful views of the ocean and so nice waking up to wild horses in our yard. We look forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

we couldn't have been happier with our stay at Sea Glass Cottage !! Each room had it's own private deck to enjoy, wild horses roamed right through our yard and it was just a very short walk to the ocean. From the very start the owner was a joy to deal with, always answering e-mails promptly and quickly refunded our security deposit. I would HIGHLY recommend to friends and we hope to return again some day soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Linens +$110 (if chosen) $0
Tax Rate 12.75%

Our rentals are Saturday to Saturday.
Linens can be brought by renter at no cost, or provided by us at a cost of $110.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.