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Utopia: Semi-Oceanfront, Pet-Friendly Hot Tub in Duck

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,784 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, Sleeps 10

Prepare to enjoy a bliss-filled vacation when you choose to vacation at “Utopia.” This home’s location on a quiet cul-de-sac and next to the open space preserved by the Duck Research Pier makes the views from this home spectacular. Spend mornings watching the sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean from the east facing decks and as the sun slips into the Currituck Sound each evening watch this unfold from your south deck vantage point. This semi-Oceanfront home is just steps from the beach and a short distance from the community pool and unwind at night soaking in the hot tub.


Master King Suite with cozy sitting area and Flat Screen TV, Twin Bedroom, Sitting area, and Full Hall Bathroom. Climb the spiral stairs to the top tower room for the most stunning views and find yourself the perfect place to reflect on your beach vacation.


Living Room and separate den area with TV so everybody has a place to relax. Large dining room table (seats 8), breakfast table (seats 4) or outside on the screened porch. King Master Bedroom, Twin Bedroom and Full Hall Bathroom.


Queen Master Bedroom.


Community Pool

Beach Lifeguards (summer)

***Pet Friendly

More Details

Property Manager
Paramount Destinations
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a great time. We did have some maintenance issues but the management company was really quick with responding. The AC guy was extremely friendly and professional. We loved the location. The only thing we were not thrilled with is the distance to the pool. If they let you park by the pool it would not have been a problem but we had my parents and they are close to 80 and did not like the walk. To be honest we used the pool a lot less b/c of the walk. The beach was amazing and we loved the fact that there was so much open land beside our house.
Jun 2014
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Duck House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2784 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 2 King beds, 1 Queen bed, 5 Twin beds
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
Located next to the open space north of the Duck Research Pier provides this home with the ability to see Ocean to Sound Views!


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(15 traveler reviews)

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Utopia: Semi-Oceanfront, Pet-Friendly Hot Tub in Duck
average rating of 4.2 based on 20 reviews

Family stay

  • 3 of 5

We like the location with the views and being next to the Corp. Of Eng. but the house is showing some wear and tear. Dish washer leaks on kitchen floor was reported but not fixed. Floor lamp in main room next to fire place doesn't work, tried new bulb. Couldn't figure out spot lights on deck. Either not working or couldn't find switch. Screens on porch blown out. Windows cleaner then last time but still need cleaning. Had to hammer some deck and railing rails in place with crab mallet, no hammer. Visitor guide book would be nice. Wood work near kitchen needs refinishing. Cable pretty bad. No HD for one thing. We had a good stay over all because the weather was great with some beautiful night skies. Enjoyed having the dogs and being near Duck is something we like.

Yours Sincerely William Moser

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great, but

  • 4 of 5

This house looks like the photos--spacious, pleasant decor, near the beach. In fact, an excellent location. Beach is fantastic and just a 3 minute walk. Very private. Furniture was nice, beds comfortable. Great for kids.

But I have to say that this was the worse equipped house I've ever rented on VRBO. They literally cleared out every bit of toilet paper before we arrived--awkward after a very long drive. No salt, no measuring cups, no barbeque equipment, not even a pot holder, much less a flashlight (yes, the power went out) or a fire extinguisher. Not much flatware. Forget a hair dryer. The deck was lovely but no table to eat on (there was a splintery version of one in a porch with drooping screens and lots of spiders).

So a great house, but you'll have to haul down the insides of yours to make it work.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of Utopia and your recent vacation with us in the Outer Banks! We are glad you enjoyed the location, close proximity to the beach, etc. We do apologize the home was not as equipped as you expected. This information was noted and brought to the manager's attention. We do hope this does not dissuade you from visiting with us again and we do hope to see you in 2018!
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House is a dump

  • 2 of 5

Owners should be ashamed as this home is very neglected

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the recent review for the home Utopia. We are very sorry that you did not enjoy the home. We do hope that you otherwise had a great vacation in the Outer Banks! We do have many homes to choose from and we trust that you will come back to see us again!
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Dated and not clean

  • 2 of 5

The location of the house was fantastic, as was the layout. However--the house is very dated, the furniture very old (the dining room table is warped and sags significantly in the middle), the carpet is stained and dirty and the windows are so scratched and dirty the view is ruined. However--the worst part of the house is the massive amounts of cobwebs, spiders, crickets and ants. It was very disappointing and we wold not stay here again, nor recommend it to anyone, despite it's wonderful location.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your recent review of the home Utopia and your vacation in the Outer Banks. We do apologize that the home was not as you expected; please know that we take your comments seriously and will pass them on to the appropriate person. We do hope this experience does not dissuade you from joining us in the future. Again, thank you, and we hope to see you in 2018!
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Great location, close to beach. Spacious house

  • 4 of 5

My wife and Ijust returned from a week at Utopia with friends. The house was very clean, nice and spacious. It is an ocean view property that is very close to the beach. This house is on a cul-de-sac with a natural area next to it. This provided an open area around the house with good views. The only negative was the "screened in porch". It was unusable because many of the screens are torn, and the ceiling is moldy and coming down. Rain pours into the screenroom from the damaged ceiling. Overall great stay, but would be even better with a little work on the porch.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to submit a review for your vacation and the home Utopia. Please be assured we will look into the issue with the screens and porch ceiling and we do apologize you had that experience. Other than that, it sounds like you enjoyed your stay and we do hope to see you again in 2018 and for many years to come!
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Utopia says it all!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect, the house,the weather, and our vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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