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Inviting Island Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

This intimate getaway is located in the heart of Harkers Island, a town perfect for a quiet weekend escape or an exciting vacation with the kids. Sit on the screened in porch after a long day spent fishing, kayaking, or just enjoying the beach. Just a passenger ferry ride away is Cape Lookout National Seashore, where you can enjoy the calm waters on the sound, climb the lighthouse, or play in the waves. Historic Beaufort is located just minutes away where you can explore the Maritime Museum, stroll along the boardwalk and discover quaint shops and delicious restaurants. Our cottage sleeps 6 with 2 queen beds and a set of bunk beds. Amenities include: outdoor shower, screened in porch, washer/dryer, Cable, wifi, charcoal grill and fully equipped kitchen for cooking. A fishing pier, public boat ramp and swimming area are located on the island.

Martha Troxler
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

Why Martha Troxler chose Harkers Island

We chose this property because we fell in love with Harkers Island. We enjoy the quiet island lifestyle with beautiful beaches and few crowds. Harkers Island offers great fishing, kayaking, and bird watching. Our home is located on a quiet, dead end street with water views of West Bay. The screened in porch is a great spot to have a morning cup of coffee while enjoying the sunshine.


Harkers Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bathrooms both have tub and shower. There is a hair dryer in one of the bathrooms. Laundry is located in master bathroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
  • Cottage has 2 queen beds and a set of bunk beds. You must bring your own linens and towels.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Inviting Island Cottage
average rating of 4.8297873 based on 47 reviews

Cozy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The Inviting Island Cottage was a lovely place to stay for a weekend on Harkers Island. The cottage had just enough room for my family and everything we needed to be comfortable. The bridges were covered in ice the day we left and the owner was gracious and made sure we knew we could stay if needed. We will rent here again the next time we visit the Island.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing in December

  • 4 of 5

We spent a very relaxing few days in Harkers Island. The cottage was clean and well equipped with games and books for the family to enjoy. I wish the weather had been more cooperative. Cold rain the first day kept us inside. Then extreme cold and wind on the day we rode the ferry to Ocracoke made us realize how much we appreciated the warmth of the cottage. We hope to return in the spring.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Clean and Comfortable Cottage

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at "Inviting Island Cottage". It is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood with views of the bay. It is very clean and had what we needed for our stay. The homeowners had added new furniture in the living room. The homeowners are very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It had everything that we needed.

  • 4 of 5

I liked the fact that it was in a residential area instead of a business setting.. Martha came by to make sure we had every thing that we needed.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A new experience for mom

  • 5 of 5

The house was more than we could have asked for. Everything was there that you could ask for. The screen porch was nice to sit on and just view the sound and the quiet. Beds were comfortable and we slept great. Martha was great to work with. We will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice property and owner

  • 5 of 5

House was clean and as advertised. Recent and attractive renovations make this place a pleasure to spend limited vacation time. Harker's Island is a very attractive place - quite and peaceful at this time of year. The island is a bit of a drive from more active areas such as Atlantic Beach and Fort Macon Beach, however the peace and quiet was appreciated.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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