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Escape from Reality - 3rd floor condo w/ elevator, pool and Wifi

Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible Bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 8-10)


3rd floor Outer Banks condo with deck overlooking the community pool and the town of Kill Devil Hills, including the Wright Brothers National Memorial -- and yes, you can see the Ocean Waves from the deck!

A secured building with elevator access, Hughes Retreat Condos are located at the 9 ½ mile post. Community features include a large pool, 2 park grills, picnic tables and covered parking.

Escape from Reality is located between the roads and guests cross the 2 lane Beach Road to access the beach, an easy walk to a public beach access and centrally located near shopping and excellent family restaurants. Amenities include: 4 HDTVs, DVD, DVD library, stereo, high speed internet access (please bring your own laptop), books, beach cart, beach chairs, boogie boards and booster seat. Covered parking space and ground floor storage closet for your beach items. Outside shower.

Coming in 2014 - Full HDTV Flat screen tv's in all rooms. New deck furniture and several other additional amenities.

Non-Smoking. No Pets.

Beds: 2 Kings, Pyramid Bunk with Trundle and Queen Sleeper Sofa. A starter set of toilet paper, paper towels and hand soaps is provided.

Short Stays (less than a week) are available at this Outer Banks vacation rental home; there is a 3 night minimum. During Holiday Weeks like Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years, we can be very flexible with check in days. For example; you may be able to rent from a Wednesday to Wednesday or Monday to Monday.

We know it's important to stay connected. We offer free wireless (or wired) internet service (computer not included) at no additional charge. Please keep in mind the Outer Banks often experiences downtime with this service and it can take multiple days to resolve issues when they occur.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018


Kill Devil Hills Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , En-Suite Bathroom, Flat screen TV/DVD
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Flat Screen TV/DVD
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Pyramid Bunk with Trundle Bed, Flat Screen HDTV and DVD
  • King size beds (2) 2 King Bedrooms, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Sleeper Sofa in the living room, Bunk Beds (1) Pyramid bunk has double bed on bottom, single bed above and single trundle underneath. Please Note - Linens are not provided, you must bring or rent your own
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Escape from Reality - 3rd floor condo w/ elevator, pool and Wifi
average rating of 4.862069 based on 29 reviews
New York

Great Location, Perfect Size

  • 5 of 5

We were travelling with 4 adults and 3 children (ages 5, 2 and 2). There is a fenced-in pool for the building that is well maintained. There is a lockable storage room in front of the covered parking spot that is great for beach gear. All doors (condo building door, storage room door, and front door) are all locked/unlocked by use of key codes. That made it extremely easy to run to the pool, restaurant, beach, or anywhere simple since you didnt have to bring any keys with you. There is an elevator and everything in and around the unit is handicap accessible. There is a handicap accessible public beach access about a block away on 8th Street that has a carpet that extends about 15 yards onto the beach. There isn't a whole lot of parking at that access but we did not encounter any problems parking there the entire week. The location of the apartment is pretty ideal if you are travelling with kids. Restaurants are all close by, the grocery store is across the main street and you could get to the other public beach access (not as handicap accessible) by walking. I would highly recommend this rental to anyone, especially those with kids or seniors, especially if anyone has trouble getting around. We drove up to Corolla one day to see the horses and as we drove through the other towns we realized that we had made the correct decision about where we stayed. The other towns were more rural with shops and restaurants more spread out. The beach was beautiful and we had no complaints. The kitchen had all the utensils and cooking apparatus needed, bring your own ingredients if you plan to cook. The apartment is set up nicely with two bedrooms and a full bath when you walk in, followed but the kitchen and living room with the master suite at the end. That layout was nice for us to ensure all the kids went to sleep and were not bothered by us or the other children while sleeping. If we travel back to the OBX we will certainly stay here.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great rental. We'll be back.

  • 4 of 5

This property was great for our beach getaway. This was our second year staying. The location is close to public beach access, restaurants and activities. The kitchen is well stocked with pots, pans, utensils and such for meal prepping. The room with the bunks beds is cozy. The other two bedrooms are quite spacious. The pool is lovely.

Being on the top floor it was quiet, there weren't any noise issues with the other folks in the building. There were a few things that could use attention after a summer of renting such as the dryer takes a few cycles to dry clothes, the sliding glass door seal is coming loose by the latch and the carpets could use a cleaning. Overall this is a great place and well maintained. We're already planning on coming back next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Union Grove nc

Had so much fun!! Great place

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location and very comfortable in every way. Wish elevator would not have been broken most of week but that wasn't anyone's fault

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic mini vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful time at Escape From Reality! Perfect location and amenities for our 4 adults and 2 kids. Thank you for great memories! We will be sure to book again!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Escape from Reality we did!!!

  • 5 of 5

We visited the Outer Banks for the Blue Grass Island Festival and had the pleasure of staying in Escape from Reality. We had a wonderful time in the Condo while we were there. We did not get to spend as much time as I would have liked on the beach or by the pool simply because we were too BUSY with the festival but we did have a wonderful time. We had two little girls ages 2 and 5 that loved the movies and the games that the Condo had to offer. Paul was great to work with and we look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was clean and had easy access to the beach. The kitchen had plenty of items for cooking

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our week and loved having a mini shop vac to get some of the sand up during our stay! Would stay here again

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

12.25% tax will be added to the total.
Short Stays (less than 7 days) will be charged an additional $75 cleaning fee.
Prices Subject to change without notice.
Linens and Towels are not included in the above prices

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.