Private 32 Acre Low Country Retreat - 10 Min from Outer Banks Beaches

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Last updated: 08/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Private, secluded home perfect for nature lovers and kayakers--wildlife abounds on the property. This is a peaceful retreat, while still having close proximity to golf, the beaches, restaurants, and activities on the Outer Banks. Only a 10 minute drive to Kitty Hawk.

The front yard leads into our garden areas... We have 60 blueberry bushes, feel free to pick them in season. We also have an herb garden for your use.
The backyard has a patio, hot tub, fire pit and large yard. Melson's Creek adjoins us to the North and leads into the Currituck Sound. We have a dock access to the creek where you can launch kayaks or canoes and explore this unspoiled nature habitat. Bald Eagles , Osprey and Great Blue Herons are seen often. Acres of open areas to enjoy. Walk to the tip of the property from the backyard for the best views of the creek leading into the sound.
Enjoy the fire pit and horseshoes in the back yard.
If you plan to bring your boat on vacation, there is public boat ramp just 1 mile away.

The home has a large master suite with king size bed and two other bedrooms with 2.5 baths. The kitchen is well equipped with commercial appliances and furnished with cooking necessities. The hardwood floors were recently refinished. The hot tub is new.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Cards, board games and puzzles. ...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas indoor fireplace...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    kayaks and a canoe. Life jackets for all ages available. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa



Write a review 5
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early summer
May 27 - Jun 10, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 11 - Aug 19, 2017
3 night min stay
Later summer
Aug 20 - Sep 9, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 08/21/2016
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Norfolk, VA
78 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Hatteras Ferry to Ocracoke Island
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Pointe, Kilmarlic & Holly Ridge Golf Courses
85 Miles
Nearest Train
Newport News, Va
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Caratoke Hwy (Hwy 158)
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Rundown Cafe, Blk Pelican, Point Harbor Cafe
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kitty Hawk

Car: Necessary

The property is located just a few miles from the beach. This property is not meant for those that want the convenience of walking to the beach, but is more suited for those that want privacy and peacefulness on their vacation while still having easy access to the popular tourist attractions of the Outer Banks.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: I am a 8th generation native to the area. My families history is deeply rooted in the land. I love this area and would never want to live anywhere else. I enjoy sharing local history and knowledge with those that are interested. I spend a lot of time outdoors at The Garden caring for this place. My desire is to see those that visit here enjoy the peace and beauty of it as much as I do.

Why the Owner Chose Harbinger, NC, USA:
The acquisition of this property in 2013 allowed me to put the John Melson family farm back together again. The farm was divided into 3 pieces in 1955. I obtained the middle piece in 1979 , and the south piece in 2012. What had been divided into 3 became 1 again.

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • View from back yard

    View from back yard

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • 2nd bedroom with queen bed

    2nd bedroom with queen bed

  • 3rd bedroom futon

    3rd bedroom futon

  • The beach in Kitty Hawk, only a 10 minute drive from the house

    The beach in Kitty Hawk, only a 10 minute drive from the house

  • Hot tub on back patio

    Hot tub on back patio

  • Pond in back yard

    Pond in back yard

  • Kitchen


  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Living room

    Living room

  • View from behind pond

    View from behind pond

  • Fire pit

    Fire pit

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • 3rd bedroom twin beds

    3rd bedroom twin beds

  • View at the end of the property

    View at the end of the property

  • Dirt road approaching the house

    Dirt road approaching the house

  • Herb Garden

    Herb Garden

  • Roses,,jasmine,hydrangea,
gardenia, and rosemary

    Roses,,jasmine,hydrangea, gardenia, and rosemary

  • Kitchen


  • Living room

    Living room

  • Screen porch

    Screen porch

  • Fire pit

    Fire pit

VRBO #564756

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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Private 32 acre Low Country Retreat - 10 min from Outer Banks beaches

Harbinger, NC, USA #564756

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