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4 minute WALK to the beach, updated, affordable, owner managed, great reviews!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cozy, clean, and close to the beach!! Owner operated and flexible dates.

Look no further...The reviews say it all! If you want to be within walking distance to the beach, close to many restaurants and attractions, be in the heart of the Outer Banks, then Tip Sea is the place for you. Updated with lighter paint colors and shabby chic decor and furniture, it is centrally located at milepost 9.5. Tip Sea is in a great location not only to the beach, but also within walking distance to restaurants, grocery stores, and shopping. It is a straight shot to the beach road, with a choice of two beach accesses. The cottage has three bedrooms, two queen beds, and two twins. There are two full bathrooms, with one connected to the master bedroom. The updated kitchen, which overlooks the family room, has the perfect bar/island which can seat up to five people, with more standing around. After a long day on the beach or an early sunrise, Tip Sea has a wonderful covered front porch to sit and relax, or to make use of the picnic table, maybe for those nights where you want to spread some seafood and watch the sunset. There is also an outdoor basketball hoop as well. . There is a basketball hoop for those days anyone needs to show off their Micheal Jordan moves. The cottage is stocked with all your vacation needs. Linens and necessities (toilet paper, paper towels/detergent/etc.) are not included, but you can rent linens if needed with the rental company located on our street (additional charge with them), or you can bring your own. Outside there is an enclosed shower, so you can rinse off straight from the beach. There are a few beach chairs, or you may choose to bring your own, or rent some from the rental shop. There is a charcoal grill if you want to grab a steak/oysters/shrimp from the Harris Teeter across the street. On those rainy nights, Tip Sea provides a variety of family games, WiFi, DVD player (Redbox at Harris Teeter or choose from my dvds at the cottage), and cable t.v. We hope that you feel at home the minute you walk into Tip Sea, and we want you to have the most relaxing vacation ever. It doesn't get much better than this. Grab a bag, pack some flops, and Tip Sea will be waiting.


Owner
Debra or Evan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Debra or Evan

My husband and I enjoy going to the Outer Banks a few times a year, whether it is for our yearly summer rental, or a weekend getaway in the off-season. I have grown up coming here over the last 40 years, and a dream of mine was always to have my own beach cottage, and after getting to know the Outer Banks, my husband felt the same. We have 3 boys, and they love visiting as well. We have rented from wonderful owners, and our hope is that our guests say the same and enjoy Tip Sea as much as we have enjoyed places we've rented. We are extremely excited to get our first season started, and we hope that you will join us!

Debra or Evan purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Debra or Evan chose Kill Devil Hills

Location to the beach, light colors/kitchen updated, in the center of OBX, nearby restaurants, shopping, activities, and attractions. Also, when renting, we always looked for places on quieter streets, yet centered within it all. Tip Sea offers just that. Our number one priority is having Tip Sea be your home away from home, and we like for any renters to leave feeling that way. Because we rent it out ourselves, we are able to immediately answer any questions or give tips on things to do/where to eat in the area. We hope you trust what reviewers have said, and give Tip Sea a try!

Amenities

Kill Devil Hills Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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4 minute WALK to the beach, updated, affordable, owner managed, great reviews!
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews
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Fabulous family holiday at Kitty Hawk!

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely three day family trip to Kitty Hawk. The house was perfect for our two small children. It had everything we needed and location was great. We would definitely recommend to families!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Definitely a repeat vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

This was my family's second year to stay at Tip Sea. The cottage is nicely decorated and comfortable. Everything you could possible need is there - beach chairs/toys, a grill, and even bicycles. We especially enjoyed the front porch. It happened to be storming but we enjoyed watching it from the porch. The beach is a 5 minute walk at the most. It is conveniently located near lots of restaurants and shops. We plan to stay there again next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place for our family!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the house! My kids wanted to move there, lol! Great location, clean and well kept! Worked perfect for us and would definitely recommend this home to others and would rent it again if we come back!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

Tip Sea was the PERFECT place for our group to stay for the Labor Day wedding we attended. Ideally located next to everything important (delicious food spots, short walk to beach, even a Rite Aid and pizza place within walking distance), we settled in for a comfortable and fun weekend! The porch is adorable, living room was great for a group card game and the beds/bathrooms were comfortable and clean. Debra was so helpful throughout our stay. We were thankful every day that we chose to stay here and not at one of the wedding hotels - it was quaint, spacious and charming! :) Would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

Awesome vacation. Everything was great. Cottage was clean. Not too far from the beach. Comfortable beds. Peaceful location.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so happy you had a great stay! Thank you, and Tip Sea would love to have you again!
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Cute Beach house, plenty of room and very clean

  • 5 of 5

What an awesome beach house! The location is great and the walk to the beach is short. the house is roomy and offers plenty of space to spread out. Best part is the owners! I was in constant contact with her and she made sure we had what we needed. Can't wait to visit again next season! We will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jacky! Thank you for the review! I'm not sure we are he best part, but we do try to make everyone's vacation easy. 😉� Visit again!
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Kelly's Tavern
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Kill Devil Grill
Car: not necessary

Tip Sea is located in the heart of the Outer Banks, being close to it all. There are several nearby restaurants, grocery stores, shopping, and an easy walk to the beach, while also having an abundance of activities nearby. A rental shop is located on the same street, so activities could be changed daily!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and Admin $100

Taxes are included.
Refundable $250 deposit required with first payment.
There will be an additional rate to weeks booked during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.
If the cottage is available, I am able to make arrangements to book special dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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