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Cozy Cute Historic Sea Spray Cottage #1

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

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IF YOUR DATES ARE NOT AVAILABLE IN COTTAGE #1, CHECK OUT OUR OTHER COTTAGES (there are 5 in total)- SEE THE LINK TO OUR WEBSITE AT THE BOTTOM LEFT OF THIS LISTING

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE "AVERAGE NIGHTLY STAY' IS A MEANINGLESS NUMBER WHAT IS RELEVANT IS THE RATE FOR THE DATES/WEEK YOU ARE INTERESTED IN

If you are looking for a unique vacation opportunity where you do not have to invite 25 of your closest friends and family members, Sea Spray Cottages is the place for you. The location is ideal, Mile Post 11.7, just south of Nags Head Pier and just north of Snow Bird's Soft Serve Ice Cream; you will be centrally located to many attractions.

Built in 1950, the cottages provide guests with a feel of what vacation was like on the Outer Banks during a less complicated era. The cottages are equipt with modern conveniences that will make your visit relaxing and enjoyable. Linens and towels not provided. Check in is at 3:30 and check out is at 10:00.

Our family use to vacation in this unit so it enjoys many personal touches that result from our living there for 2 years. The open floor plan is unique and lends itself to relaxed and enjoyable stay. We have also opened this cottage up to nightly stays, even during the summer, which is also unique to the outerbanks.

More Details

Owner
John Vollino
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About John Vollino

My wife, Laura Lee Garrett, had been vacationing on the Outer Banks of North Carolina since she was an infant and introduced me, John Vollino, to the area when we were dating. We purchased our first vacation cottage a year after we were married in 1991 and purchase the Sea Spray Cottage Court in 2007. The cottages were built in 1950; there are four in total.

John Vollino purchased this cottage in 2007

Why John Vollino chose Northern Coast & Outer Banks

The cottages were slated for demolition and sale of the bare lots. We purchased the cottage court to save them from the wrecking ball. Our intent is to preserve and revitalize a little piece of old Nags Head so that we and others can enjoy a bit of history and vacation in a comfortable and uncomplicated way.

What makes this cottage unique

At the Sea Spray Cottages you will not have to vacation with 25 of your closest friends and family. Given the size of the cottages, you can enjoy your vacation with your immediate family or with a few close friends at a very affordable price. There is plenty to do in Nags Head including enjoying the beach, which is across the street. Cottage #1 has a large comfortable front porch were you can sit, enjoy your favorite beverage and watch the world go by.

Amenities

Nags Head Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Sheets not provided
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Sheets not provided
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , sheets not provided
  • We provide pillows, quilt and blankets. Sheets and towels not provided.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Cozy Cute Historic Sea Spray Cottage #1
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 42 reviews
5

Will Definitely Be Back!

  • 5 of 5

The house was exactly what I was expecting! The location was great and John was super easy to get ahold of! We will definitely be staying here when we return to Outer Banks!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Nice clean and nostalgic

  • 5 of 5

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  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for 4 people and great customer service!

  • 5 of 5

I'm so glad I found this cottage! It was a great fit for my friend and I and our two growing teenage boys. Any questions or concerns I had prior to arrival and during our stay, the owner was very responsive and helpful. Definitely would love to rent this cottage again :)

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very cute place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great time

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was great! just what we were wanting for this family get together.

thank for being dog friendly.

we will be back! Thank you for a great place to stay and a fun get away.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An Old Cottage Weekend

  • 5 of 5

My wife, daughter and I spent a graduation weekend at Sea Spray Cottage #1. This is an old cottage, surrounded by 4 others, all probably built in the 1950s. It had front and back porches for visiting and/or reading on hot afternoons or evenings. The living room had dark wainscoting and comfy overstuffed chairs and a sofa. Books and magzines were on a shelf for our reading pleasure. The living room opened onto a large kitchen with a round table for eating, a huge fridge, gas stove, dishwasher and all the expected and some unexpected appliances. The beds were comfy and sleep-inducing, except that one has to bring one's own bedding and towels. Outside in back were a washer and dryer for the whole complex -- free! We enjoyed our weekend together there and would recommend it to any family who hopes to vacation along the beach on the OBX!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
across the street

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Rates & Availability

Nags Head Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak3
Aug 4 2017 - Aug 26 2017
1 night minimum stay
$275
$1,650
 
 
Post-Peak
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,200
 
 
Value Season
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
 
 
Mid-Season
Sep 17 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
 
 
Post-Mid
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
$900
 
 
Off Season
Oct 29 2017 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$125
$800
 
 
Pre-Mid
Apr 1 2018 - Apr 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
$150
$900
 
 
Mid-Season
Apr 29 2018 - May 12 2018
2 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
 
 
Value Season
May 13 2018 - May 26 2018
2 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
 
 
Pre-Peak
May 27 2018 - Jun 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,200
 
 
Pre-Peak
Jun 10 2018 - Aug 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,650
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50

ALL RATES INCLUDE THE CLEANING FEE

Cottage #1 Rent nightly, even in the Summer; there is a 3 night minimum in the Summer, but we will allow less nights f there are less than 3 consecutive days open at a give point on the calendar.

It also rents weekly in the Summer starting any day.

Dogs are always welcome, but not more than two please. The pet fee is $50 for the first dog and $25 for each one after that, please only 2. The fee is for the stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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