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Live like a local in the heart of Nags Head!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 725 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom - Beach Retreat In Beautiful Nags Head, NC

The Backyard - Nags Head, NC. Located in the most desirable location in Nags Head, this beautiful, totally renovated one bedroom is just 1/4 mile from the award winning beaches of Nags Head and one block from the stunning Roanoke Sound. The Backyard is the ideal retreat for a vacationing couple.

We have it all!! Beach chairs! Fishing Gear! Coolers! Bikes! Just show up with your bathing suit and beach towels and get ready to have a blast!

Completely renovated, our beautiful apartment for two is a true home away from home featuring one bedroom with a Queen bed, 32” HD TV, sliding French doors, custom tiled floor to ceiling mirror, one of a kind art, exposed beam hardwood ceiling with recess lighting, and a sitting area perfect for reading. The dresser provides ample storage space for clothes, shoes, and more. Blinds throughout provide your choice of sunlight or privacy.

With beautiful Island decor featuring unique art from the owner’s personal collection, the living room has comfy couch a 32” HD TV and love seat. This is cooled with central air for your comfort as well as ceiling fans throughout.

The fully equipped kitchen has a, microwave, refrigerator, gas stove with retro hood and hand laid stone backsplash, and everything you could desire to cook, prepare and serve a gourmet feast, heat left-over’s from the great assortment of fabulous restaurants surrounding our property or grill your fresh catch on the gas BBQ grill just out on the deck. The dining nook, adjacent to the kitchen has seating for 2.

The bathroom features a tub and shower and a beautifully tiled one of a kind mirror. Also, no Outer Banks rental would be complete without the essential outdoor shower! (Shared with owners) Enjoy your hot water shower under the sun or stars while the aroma of confederate jasmine fills your senses. Linens and towels are provided – just bring your beach/pool towels.

After your long day at the beach come home and relax on your own backyard deck and enjoy the beautifully landscaped grounds with Koi pond and gardens throughout. Take a nap in the hammock under the shade of the live oak tree! There is also a beautiful sound side pool in the neighborhood that is perfect for relaxing after a long day at the beach that is available to our renters for a daily fee. Also within walking distance of our apartment is a neighborhood sound beach. Here, you can enjoy spectacular views and sunsets! Bring your beach chair and relax.

We will make you feel right at home at The Backyard. This is a downstairs unit. We live upstairs. If you are coming to the Outer Banks to party, shoot off fireworks, and generally make a lot of noise this is not the place for you!! We live in a neighborhood of working people who are not on vacation. We will do our best to respect your privacy and stay as quiet as possible upstairs – just keep in mind that 3 people live upstairs and the normal amount of noise should be expected.

If you are looking for a Motel 6 or Holiday Inn type accommodation - this is not for you. But if you are interested in living with the real people of the Outer Banks - this might just be perfect. Our family also enjoys relaxing outside in the yard and you will most likely see Cary working in the gardens or Buster (our English Bulldog) running around chasing his favorite soccer ball with our daughter in the evenings after work. We are a laid back, fun family and offer to share our beautiful property with you and we are available to answer any questions you may have about local restaurants, etc. Whatever it is – having lived here for over 30 years – we’ve either done it, or know someone who has!

Completely restored, updated and uniquely furnished, we have missed no detail inside or out. You’ll find a cozy, turn-key-ready home away from home with everything you need for day-to-day relaxation. The property is a smoke-free environment.

Please check out our calendar for availability.

More Details

Owner
Sandra
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Sandra

We are a family of three who live and work here on the beautiful Outer Banks with our Bulldog Buster. We love to travel and enjoy meeting new people!

Sandra purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Sandra chose Northern Coast & Outer Banks

Why stay in a cookie cutter hotel room when you can stay in a a one of a kind beautifully restored apartment filled with unique art and surrounded by lush, tropical gardens in the perfect location for enjoying the sound or beach?

What makes this apartment unique

Walk to the sound...ride your bike to the beach...What could be better?

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Amenities

Nags Head Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 725 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen Bed
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have it all!! Beach chairs! Fishing Gear! Coolers! Bikes! Just show up with your bathing suit and beach towels and get ready to have a blast!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(80 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.925 based on 80 reviews
5

Clean and adorable

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for a eeekend getaway with my boyfriend. It was clean and well kept. There were plenty of towels, blankets, and kitchen wear. The freezer was stocked with ice for our beach cooler. We would absolutely recommend this place to anyone!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Relaxing stay @ the Backyard

  • 5 of 5

LOVED our stay @ The Backyard!! Perfect location and quaint homey feel to the apartment! Sandra & Cary are awesome - great recommendations for restaurants and things to do. We look forward to a Nags Head visit becoming a tradition!!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Such a nicely decorated well kept home! Loved everything about it!

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location! The Backyard is the perfect place no matter your preference! Sea, sound, or land! Something to do for all!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It's a very nice cozy apartment!

  • 5 of 5

The place looks much better in person than in the pictures! We completely recommend this place for your vacation, the owners are very generous and kind. The perfect amount of space and a wonderful deal!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lots of character!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Sandra's place in Nagshead! From the day we arrived, she and her husband had lots of tips on places to eat, beaches to see, and islands to visit. The place had lots of character too with all sorts of interesting artwork, seashell mobiles, handmade furniture, backyard plantings, and a koi pond. Absolutely everything a guest needs for an OBX visit is there, including the fishing, biking, and cooking equipment. We felt very welcomed, right down to the gas grill and lighter instructions so we could grill our own great seafood. Thank you, Sandra and Cary.

Saundra and Bob

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 4 of 5

It has everything you need better than Hotel

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $250

This unit is designed to sleep TWO guests. We can accommodate 3 guests with a pull out sleeper sofa in the living room.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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