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This is it! Coastal Living at its Best. Great Beach and Sound Access

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

This maticoulously maintained and updated home sits on a perfectly unique lot. Located on one of the thinnest parts of the outer banks, it sits on a high dune with ocean and sound views and short walks to each. Walk left to enjoy the beautiful world reknown beaches of Duck, or turn right and enjoy the calm, shallow, sandy bottom sound complete with neighborhood dock, perfect for fishing, crabbing, or just relaxing. Kayak also provided.

The home is luxurious yet modestly comfortable, furnished with antiques and artwork from local artist and artisians. It boasts four bedrooms and three full baths. Upon entering the house you will notice the spacious living area with southern pine hard wood flooring throughout. The main living area with cathedral ceiling, has two new leather couches, swivel chairs, and large screen plasma TV. A video library of recent and classic movies as well as popular board games are provided for your enjoyment. There is an adjoining sitting area which can be part of larger area or can be used for privacy and games.

The kitchen has granite countertops, new appliances, large walnut topped island for dining or preparing large meals. It is equipped with most everything you will need for preparing a gourmet meal. There is a granite topped dry bar for serving and storage as well.

The kitchen flows into the dining room which has a large repurposed antique table which seats eight comfortably, beverage fridge with server, and country sheek cupboard.

The master bedroom has a king size bed with new mattress, artwork, and flat screen TV with DVD.

Stairs lead to a private third floor bedroom with restored antique four poster bed with twin trundle underneath. Southern pine hardwood floors, cathedral ceiling with ceiling fan, flat screen TV and DVD. There is a full private bath and private deck with Adirondak chairs.

The bottom floor has two bedrooms, one with queen bed the other pyramid bed with full and twin mattress, twin trundle underneath. Both bedrooms have bamboo hardwood floors. There is a full bath for the two rooms with laundry area with large stackable LG washer and dryer.

The front decks offer sitting areas to escape and sun as well as 'nags head hammock' swing. There are steps which lead to ships watch that give great panoramic views of area including ocean and sound. The back deck, entrance off large family room has outdoor eating area for six. Steps lead down to amazing pool area which post large, salt chlorinated pool with loungers for sun bathing and tables to sit your favorite beverage on. There is a tiki bar with step up counter, sink, and mini fridge with bar stools, steps from the pool. The backyard itself is beautifully landscaped with Bermuda grass, blooming oleanders, and palm trees. There is also a hot tub for your enjoyment, ping pong table, and horseshoe pit.

Don't just 'Go to Carolina in your mind', live it.

FAQ: We have owned the home for nine years and have rented through larger agency in the past. We have had success through vrbo with another property and this is our first year at the beach. You can book directly on line or contact me. We can arrange to make three payments depending on how far out you book. Once the last payment has been made, usually scheduled two weeks before arrival date, you will be send instructions on address, entry, and other pertinent information on house. There is a 90 day 100% refund.

As far as the location of house to beach, please see posted pictures and captions. One picture was taken from house showing access between a yellow and a gray ocean front houses. The second picture shows a close up of access showing same houses. I hope that made sense. Please feel free to contact me with any other questions.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About The Owner

My wife and three kids have owned the house for nine years. We spend as much time as we can here and hope you will love Duck and 'life on the sand bar' as much as we do!

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2005

What makes this cottage unique

It is doubtful that you will find another rental property restored, decorated, and furnished like ours. We have created the house the way we do our main residence and hope you will enjoy our slice of happiness as much as we do.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great, great time. The house is beautiful and so comfortable for families. It was a great vacation. We can not wait for next year.
Aug 2014
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Amenities

Carolina Dunes Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Pyramind bunk with full, twin, and pull out trundle
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Pull out trundle has twin bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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This is it! Coastal Living at its Best. Great Beach and Sound Access
average rating of 4.866667 based on 17 reviews
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Great family vacation home!

  • 4 of 5

Great family gathering home. The pool was perfect and the house had everything we needed. So close to the beach! Comfortable beds and well appointed kitchen. Had the quirks and character of a well loved beach house.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Tho at first we were worried about the beach refurbishment our vacation was a hit. When first walking into the house we definitely felt like we were at the beach. From the location to the decor and overall home. There was plenty of space for our 2 families to split up and have our own area. Plenty of pots, pans, and silverware. The beds were comfortable. Would be nice to have more than just a sheet on the beds. (Bring a blanket if you want to be warm. ) also would be nice to have a couple more towels provided. The pool area was excellent. It was great that the pool was fenced in with plenty of grass for the kids to play in and not worry about them running off. The pool was large and nice after a day at the beach. The hot tub was at the front of the house so the kids wanted to run back and forth the whole time. Ping pong table was nice along with the outdoor bar and grill was in great condition. We didn't use the kayak but used the bikes a couple times. Great bike trails. Also was nice to have a few beach chairs available since we didn't bring our own. A couple were broken but to be expected with salt water and sand over time. The week of our stay there were no neighbors all around us so felt like we had the place to ourselves. Easy walk to beach and sound. Even tho they were refurbishing the beach it didn't affect us. But I guess will eventually cause issues with some guests. Beach will be nice when finished.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Home - Well Kept!

  • 5 of 5

This house had everything we were looking for... Pool, hot tub, fenced-in yard, and grill. Sleeping arrangements worked out well for everyone. Proximity to the beach was fantastic! Proximity to Duck's shops and restaurants was okay. Anyone staying with kids or older adults will have to drive to the nearest establishments, but it was not a big deal.

We ordered sheet and towel service, but it was not provided upon arrival. We contacted the home owner and he took care of the problem right away.

Overall, a fantastic experience!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice home. Clean and well appointed

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this home recently for a girls weekend away and found the home perfect for what we were looking for. The kitchen is well stocked to meet your needs if you desire to cook. In addition, the homeowners were kind enough to share some local restaurants that are great choices should you want to eat out.

Overall a great choice.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home with everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful long weekend in this beautifully decorated, inviting home that had everything we needed for our stay. The beach was a quick walk, and so was the sound. The home was very clean, the rooms were spread out for privacy, and we loved being able to cook with the kitchen open to the family room so everyone could be together. All of the information left for us was helpful both for the house and for area recommendations. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice place clean and very welcoming.

  • 4 of 5

Beach chairs, and other out side and beach supply need to be replaced. Did notice t have chairs for beach.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Norfolk
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sunset Grill,Blue Point,Roadside,Aqua,Red Sky
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Duck Woods
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Duck

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Rates & Availability

Carolina Dunes Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Prime Summer
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,150
 
 
Summer
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,950
Flat fee
 
 
Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
Flat fee
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
 
 
Best Season
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
End of Season
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
Spring
Mar 24 2018 - May 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Early Summer
May 25 2018 - Jun 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,400
 
 
Prime Summer
Jun 16 2018 - Aug 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
Summer
Aug 4 2018 - Aug 10 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,950
 
 
Summer
Aug 11 2018 - Aug 17 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 18 2018 - Sep 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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