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'Life Is Golden' - Pvt.Pool, Hot Tub, Pet Friendly - Great Rates for 2017

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights


About the property

Oceanside Location - Ocean & Sound Views

Additions for this year, new LR furniture, remodeled living room. Recent additions Sirius XM radio system, new flat screen TV's added, 2 zone- 24 bottle Wine cooler and much more ! Enjoy the ocean and sound on this narrow stretch of island in the village of Waves. This home is located on a quiet beautiful oceanside street just a short walk to either the ocean or the sound. Enjoy a magnificent sunrise over the beach, and then a great sunset over the 'sound'. All in one day without getting in your car ! With a private pool and hot tub located in a screened enclosure, this home will please every member of your family. Keep the kids entertained on those rare rainy days with a large recreation room featuring a full size billiard table. The beach access is only 1,050 feet away and sound access is available at a nearby Sail Shop, perfect for water sports enthusiasts.

Location, Location, Location ! Shops, Restaurants, Dairy Queen & Sail shop in walking distance. A short drive to two famous lighthouses, Bodie Island (North) and Cape Hatteras (South), . Or perhaps drive south to Hatteras Village & take a short ferry ride to historic Ocracoke Island. Enjoy fishing in the Ocean Surf, the Pamlico Sound or the Rodanthe fishing pier which is just 2 miles away . Drive either North or South and enjoy some of the best charter fishing on the east coast !

Plenty of space here :

Top Floor includes 1 King Br. w/Private bath, 1 Queen BR with/Private bath. Kitchen, Living room, & dining area w/powder room.

Sliding door to oversize deck with Gas Grill reveals views of both the ocean and the sound.

Lower level includes 1 King Br, w/ Private bath , Bunk Beds & pyramid bed. Full Bath , Game room w/Billiard table. Enclosed Washer/dryer unit.

Standard amenities include Central Air/Heat. Cable TV, WIFI Internet, Dishwasher , Washer/Dryer, Microwave, Telephone. Bed Linens provided by Owner. Towels can be ordered from our Complimentary Concierge service who will also address your other needs when you arrive !

For you added enjoyment :

Sundecks w/furniture, Private pool, 6 Person hot tub

7 TV's-DVD's , Stereos/CD's Game room w/Pool table WIFI, Gas fireplace, Books & games, Screened porch Outside shower, Fish cleaning table, Gas grill, Charcoal Grill, Pet friendly.

More Details

Steve G.
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 14, 2017

About Steve G.

Full time Resident of N.C. as we also have a home in Currituck N.C. WE take great pride in presenting a truly great vacation experience in a well maintained home on Hatteras.

Steve G. purchased this house in 2004

Why Steve G. chose Hatteras Island

Something for everyone in the family to Enjoy ! Great Location! The Best of ALL Worlds , Pool, Ocean, Pamlico Sound . Enjoy Wave Riding, Kite Boarding at the local Surf Shop which is a 2 Min walk from the house. Take a Kayak trip on the Pamlico Sound. Surf Fishing in the Atlantic Ocean, or angling in the sound.

Enjoy the Private pool, or relax in the Hot Tub. Play Billiards in the Game room.

What makes this house unique

NEW additions for '15 - Fresh paint, new carpet, new flat screen TV's throughout & Sirius Radio system added this year. You will find the same attributes & benefits that attracted us to this home at a great location on Beautiful Hatteras Island. Convenience, yet a quiet and undisturbed habitat surrounds you on the island. Awake early and take a walk down to the beach to view a beautiful sunrise. Enjoy Dinner and take a stroll over to Pamlico Sound and see some of the best sunsets Hatteras has to offer. Bed Linens provided at no extra cost. Enjoy our complimentary concierge service to cater to your needs when you arrive .

Guestbook comments from the owner

5 star accomodations at a reasonable price.

The entire family enjoyed our vacation in this well maintained home.. Owner was very gracious during the entire booking and reservation process.
Jun 2015
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Waves House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath Top Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , King BR
    Master Bath Top Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , Queen BR
    Powder Room Top Floor - toilet
    Master Bath Lower level - toilet , combination tub/shower , King BR
    Hall Bathroom Lower level - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master BR top Floor - 1 king
    Master BR Lower level - 1 king
    Bedroom Lower level - 1 child bed , 'Pyramid bed' - Sleeps 2, 'pullout' for 2 more
    Bedroom Lower level - 2 bunk bed , Room contains 2 Bunk beds
    Master Top Floor - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


4.4/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

'Life Is Golden' - Pvt.Pool, Hot Tub, Pet Friendly - Great Rates for 2017
average rating of 4.4 based on 6 reviews

Nice House, Lots of Room, Well Equipped

  • 4 of 5

Steve, the owner, could not have been more accommodating. The house was well furnished, everything worked and the private baths right off the the three major bedrooms were really appreciated, and something we haven't seen before in our beach house rentals. We were a five minute walk to the ocean beach to the east and five minutes to the west to the sound. The back yard pool was a great convenience when the women didn't want to go to the beach. All in all, we had a great week and would surely rent again if were going back to the outer banks. While Steve and I haven't met in person, as all of our business has been by phone or the net, I feel we have become friends and I have invited him

to visit us in Texas on his next trip.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A big Thank you for the kind words, very much appreciated, I may just have to take you up on that offer to visit you in Texas and do some fishing Best to you and family ..
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My impression of the property is that it is a nice place and we did enjoy ourselves over all.

  • 4 of 5

My over all impression is that the pool guy did not show up during the middle of the week to clean pool like he was suppose to. We had to make a call for him to show up and clean the dirt and leaves from the bottom of the pool. There also is a wasp nest under deck inbetween pool and hot tub. If you step to hard on the thresh hold they come out in groves. The pool guy also showed up the day we were departing at seven am. Dragging chairs around and making alot of noise around the pool, so every one on the first floor had a rude awakening. They last thing was the toilet on second floor was filthy when we showed up and the fan blades on all the fans had atleast a half inch of dust on them. I know the ceilings are high but the cleaning people just do not look up. Other than that it is a nice place and we did enjoy it. Would most likely go back.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am truly disappointed to hear the remarks in this review. First -----the gentleman that takes care of the pool does so in a timely professional manner and I have never heard a complaint before this. There are no MID WEEK pool visits unless a visitor requests that due to extraordinary circumstances. (Storm, etc) Second IF THERE WERE ANY ISSUES with cleanliness or ANY issue ----each guest is explicitly INSTRUCTED to call me or our concierge service --Shore Details to report ANY and ALL issues.. I can say the neither of us were notified of ANY issues at ANY time during this week. I am sorry that this report mentioned these issues at I take it as my personal responsibility to ensure that every guest does enjoy their stay in my home. I wish this guest would have given me the common courtesy to take care of these issues IF they in fact occurred as as stated. .
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Review of Life is Golden

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at "Life is Golden" summer 2016. This is such a nice spacious home. We enjoyed the hot tub, pool, playing pool, working puzzles and visiting 4 lighthouses. When we all returned from our daily activities, it was nice to have your own bathroom to freshen up. We cooked in a lot and enjoyed watching olympics. It was so nice to make our summer vacation memories at "Life is Golden." Thank you Steve for being so easy to work with during the booking process.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words, Glad to hear you and family had a great time at our house.
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just returned from the Outer Banks and our stay at Life is Golden. Everyone had a great time. The location was perfect it was a five minute walk to the beach, and a five minute walk to the sound. There are two restaurants and a Dairy Queen within five minute walk. From the upper deck you can see the ocean and watch the sunsets over the sound. Every room had a television with cable and premium movie channels so everyone was content during our down time. The Home had plenty of room inside and deck space outside. The kids most enjoyed the pool and hot tub. Preparing meals and refreshments not a problem, the kitchen area was stocked with all the utensils and cookware needed. There was also plenty of beach equipment to use. All the linen was included at no extra charge a big plus. All you really need to bing are towels and clothes. Steve was very easy to deal with keeping us informed on everything we needed to do for the booking, and our arrival and departure instructions.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful early summer vacation

  • 4 of 5

Our entire family enjoyed a great week on Hatteras.. We did have a large group , but the house was spacious , to accomadate our family. It was tidy and clean when we arrived. The 'little ones" enjoyed the pool, while the older kids spent hours after their day on the beach , playing pool in the billiard room. Nice restaurants within walking distance ...

I would recommend and we are contemplating going back there next year

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Top Dog Cafe
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Hatteras Ferry
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Nags Head Golf Links
Nearest Motorway
100 Metres
Route 12
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Atalntic Coast Cafe
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
End of Wimble shore North
Car: necessary

Nearest Golf Course is Nags Head Links, 252-441-8073

Also Sea Scape Golf Links 252-261-2158

Both 30-35 minutes north of house

Horseback riding on Hatteras Island Beach -252-216-9191

30 minutes south of house


Rates & Availability

Waves House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Season Getaway
May 28 2017 - Jun 3 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
June Swoon
Jun 4 2017 - Jun 10 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer
Jun 11 2017 - Jul 1 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
6 night minimum stay
Pool & Beach Time
Jul 2 2017 - Aug 5 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Great beach Weather
Aug 6 2017 - Aug 19 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Enjoy the sunsets
Aug 20 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $25

Minimum stay is 7 days. --- Please note, I do not offer "mini" vacations at this time

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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