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The Surf Shack,Charming Historic Cottage, Steps to the Beach, Nags Head Mp 11

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Cozy historic cottage. Enjoy your morning coffee on one of the two porches.

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Last updated: 01/12/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Across the street from the beach.

The Surf Shack is closed till the spring so we can do the final renovation on the house! We will spend the winter tearing out the kitchen and dining room. Come Spring, we'll have a shiny new kitchen. Have no fear though, it will have all the charm of our 1950s cottage, just better. Come check it out!

Take a step back in time and enjoy old Nags Head charm at it's best. The larger cottage on the property, 'Surf Shack', has undergone a complete and total renovation. It has all the modern amenities we require, plus the old school charm of 1950s Nags Head.

Ask about our second cottage, Lil' Surf Shack, which we will rent out occasionally. Find it on airbnb (11653451)

The Surf Shack Cottages are located on the Beach Road at MP 11, directly across from the Bainbridge Beach Access. We're just a few short steps to the beach and very close to the Nags Head Pier, restaurants, shopping and Jockey's Ridge. The Nags Head Pier has live music several nights a week in the summer. Our favorite activity (other than sunbathing, of course) is to take some cold beverages down to the beach and listen to the tunes from the comfort of our own sandy spot.

Surf Shack has 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Bright airy Living Room with vaulted ceiling, Kitchen and Dining/Sunroom. The largest bedroom has a queen bed and the two smaller bedrooms have full size beds. The cottage is equipped with a new flat screen TV, cable, high speed internet, AC, laundry and a gas grill. Enjoy coffee in the morning or a cocktail in the evening on one of the two front porches.

Sorry to the doggies, but Surf Shack Cottages does not allow pets.

Come stay at Surf Shack Cottages, we know you'll love it!
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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/12/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for renters, 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking is permitted in the house....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Guests provide their own sheets....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Guests provide their own sheets....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    Guests provide their own sheets....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) Linens are not provided., Double Beds (2) Linens are not provided While The Surf Shack does sleep 6, we have a 4 adult maximum rental. More than that would be too tight!...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Also have an outdoor shower with hot water.

Other Amenities

  • While Surf Shack Cottage does sleep six, we think it would be a bit crowded for 6 adults. It really is best suited for 4 adults maximum. Perfect for a romantic getaway, or a family who wants a cozy vacation at the beach. We do have a policy of 4 adult maximum....moreless

Entertainment

  • Games:

    Small Collection...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Surf Shack One is located on the Beach Road, directly across the street from the Bainbridge beach access. Gaze at the dunes and listen to the ocean....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • 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 Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large eat-in kitchen with a table that seats 6. Small porch off the dining room, perfect for morning coffee....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High-Speed Wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Driveway parking for 3 cars....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    and filters....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen with all appliances, utensils and cooking ware. Coffee pot and filters are also here....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Fridge/Freezer with ice maker....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda:

    2 porches, perfect for listening to the waves....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season, March 2017
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$125
$800
Pre-Season, April 2017
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$140
$850
Pre-Season, May 2017
May 1 - May 27, 2017
2 night min stay
$165
$1,000
Pre-Peak, 2017
May 28 - Jun 10, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,350
Peak Season, Summer 2017
Jun 11 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,700
Post-Peak, Summer 2017
Sep 3 - Sep 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$175
$1,150
Post-Peak 2, Summer 2017
Sep 17 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$150
$1,025
Off Season, Fall 2017
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$125
$800
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $50

Notes:

Minimum stay during Value and Peak Seasons is 7 nights. Sometimes we have partial weeks available and in these cases, we will rent less than a week. Be sure to check the calendar for any mini-weeks. Sunday turnover day during peak season.

Stays of less than a week require a $50 cleaning fee on top of the listed nightly rate. All rates include the 12% state and local taxes.

We do have a 4 adult maximum capacity or 6 total occupants.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

Car: Recommended

Our cottage is about 100 steps to the sand, just across the Beach Road. We are in walking distance to the Nags Head Pier, Lucky 12 and Tortugas. Just a short drive to Jockey's Ridge, Wright Museum, Historic Manteo and lots more.

Please note that Surf Shack is located right on the Beach Road. The road can get busy, particularly on the weekend. Most guests don't have a problem with this, and find the proximately to the beach makes up for any traffic noise.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: My husband and I have been renovating historic properties since we were married 13 years ago. It's become sort of a sick obsession that we can't quit. Most of our experience has been in the Historic Fan neighborhood of Richmond, but when these old school cottages became available, we couldn't say no. We spent the several years, detail by detail, bringing The Surf Shack back to it's original condition - or even better!

Why the Owner Chose Nags Head, NC, USA:
We knew right away this was the Nags Head property for us. We are beach lovers and you can't beat the location, just a few steps to the sand. Plus, these cottages had so much potential, they just needed someone to show them some love and care.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The old 1950s Nags Head Cottages are becoming somewhat of a rarity. Many have been torn down to make room for the big mansions. Our opinion is that bigger is not always better, especially when it comes to old school cottage charm. This cottage provides a romantic getaway for two or a cozy place for mom, dad and the kids. Come relax for a bit at Surf Shack Cottages and we think you'll agree.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/12/2017

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Photos

  • Cozy historic cottage. Enjoy your morning coffee on one of the two porches.

    Cozy historic cottage. Enjoy your morning coffee on one of the two porches.

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  • Bedroom 2, Full bed

    Bedroom 2, Full bed

  • Fridge with icemaker.

    Fridge with icemaker.

  • Sunroom with table for 6.

    Sunroom with table for 6.

  • Bathroom with tub/shower and vessel sink with large granite countertop.

    Bathroom with tub/shower and vessel sink with large granite countertop.

  • View of the beach dunes from the front porch.

    View of the beach dunes from the front porch.

  • Just a few steps from the cottage to the sand.

    Just a few steps from the cottage to the sand.

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  • Living room seats 5-6

    Living room seats 5-6

  • Flatscreen TV with cable and Bluetooth Soundbar to listen to all your tunes.

    Flatscreen TV with cable and Bluetooth Soundbar to listen to all your tunes.

  • Bedroom 1, Queen bed.

    Bedroom 1, Queen bed.

  • Bedroom 3, Full Bed

    Bedroom 3, Full Bed

  • Fully equipped kitchen, stainless steel appliances.

    Fully equipped kitchen, stainless steel appliances.

  • Beach access directly across the street.

    Beach access directly across the street.

  • Great day at the beach.

    Great day at the beach.

  • Outdoor shower

    Outdoor shower

VRBO #440039

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, January 19, 2017

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