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The Blue Surf Bungalow - comfortable & stylish 3 bedroom close to the beach

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Comfortable & stylish 3 bedroom home packed with amenities & close to the beach.

New to the rental market for 2015 is The Blue Surf Bungalow. A 3 bedroom cottage that has the amenities and luxurious styling typically only found in the large 'starter castle' rental homes. This is a perfect beach house for a family, 2-3 couples, or a small group of friends who want a comfortable yet modern & elegant place to enjoy their time on one of America's best beaches!

Located on the south end of Avon in the 'Askin's Creek' neighborhood. Guests can walk to the beach in approximately 3 minutes to enjoy the sun, surf, and relaxation of the world renowned Cape Hatteras Seashore. Cape Hatteras is consistently on the Top 10 list of Dr. Beach's Best Beaches in the U.S.A.

Guests of The Blue Surf Bungalow enjoy free unlimited access to the following amenities:

-Koru Beach Klub oceanfront pool facility

-Spa Koru fitness center and yoga classes

-Avon Fishing Pier

-Discounts on watersports equipment rentals and surf lessons from Hatteras Island Boardsports surf shop.

-Wifi connection throughout the cottage

The Blue Surf Bungalow has 3 bedrooms, full kitchen, living room, dining area, additional lounging area in the loft, laundry room, 3 decks, and a fenced yard.

The master bedroom retreat is located on the 1st floor and has a king size bed, private full bathroom complete with a jetted tub and separate shower stall, sitting area with a love seat couch and 40" flat screen tv, full size dresser with mirror, a large walk-in closet with hangers, and a sliding door that leads to a deck in the fenced yard.

The two additional bedrooms are on the 2nd floor and are outfitted with queen beds, full size dressers with mirrors, 32" flat panel televisions, and closets with hangers. There is a full bathroom with a combination tub/shower on the 2nd floor as well.

Also on the 2nd floor are the kitchen, living room, and dining area. The kitchen of The Blue Surf Bungalow is fully stocked with cookware, plates, silverware, glasses & wine glasses, toaster, blender, coffee maker, hand mixer, and stainless steel appliances. The appliances are all full size and include a french door refrigerator with in-door ice/water dispenser, electric oven/stove, microwave, and dishwasher.

The living room has a sectional sofa, two lounge chairs, a 42" flat panel tv with HD satellite reception, and a blu-ray dvd player. The dining area has a large square counter height table with seating for 8. There is a sliding door that leads to the upper level deck which is great for sitting in the sun or watching the sunsets.

A 3rd level loft area is set up as a secondary lounging area with a queen size couch, 42" flat panel tv, and blu-ray dvd player. There is also a full bathroom with a combination tub/shower. This area can also be used as an additional sleeping area with the couch containing a queen size pull-out bed. The loft also boasts partial ocean views.

A separate laundry room on the 1st floor with full size washer & dryer ensures that you won't run out of clean clothes while on vacation. A provided iron & ironing board also keep you looking crisp on your evenings out.

Unlike most rentals on Hatteras Island, The Blue Surf Bungalow does not require a full week rental and guests are not required to check in on a specified day of the week. Additionally, linens are provided for the king size and queen size beds as well as 6 sets of bath towels. Linens for the pull out couch and additional bath towels can be obtained for an additional cost.

POLICIES:

RATES: All listed rates are based on a maximum 6 person occupancy, with a minimum 3 night stay. Up to 2 additional guests are permitted for a total of 8 occupants, however, for each additional guest there is a $5.00 per night/per extra guest fee. Linens are provided for the king bed and two queen beds along with 6 sets of bath towels. Additional linens for the pull out couch and extra bath towels are available for a one time $25 fee. These fees are to offset the additional costs that we incur from the cleaning crew that services The Blue Surf Bungalow.

DEPOSIT: A deposit of 50% of the net room rate is required for stays of 3 nights or more (may be paid in full at time of reservation if you wish) and balance is due at the time of check-in.

CHECK-IN: The final paperwork for The Blue Surf Bungalow will be filled out upon guest check-in. A valid drivers license and credit card

30 DAY CANCELLATION POLICY: Deposits are fully refundable up to 30 days before the start of your reservation. Within 30 days of the start of your reservation, you are responsible for the full cost of the reservation. Within 30 days of your reservation, booked dates cannot be transferred to later dates. There are NO weather related refunds, except for the case of a mandatory evacuation. Only dates covered in an evacuation order will be refunded. Within 30 days, as long as there is no evacuation order from Dare County, guests are responsible for payment of their booked dates - NO EXCEPTIONS.  While we understand that emergencies happen, the reason for cancellation does not change our cancellation or refund policy.  

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND TRAVEL INSURANCE so that you are protected from any unexpected circumstances that may keep you from being able to keep your reservation.  Please look online for the best travel insurance for you. While we understand that emergencies happen, the reason for cancellation does not change our cancellation or refund policy.  Travel insurance will help reimburse you for your costs if you are not able to keep your reservation and your cancellation does not qualify for a refund under our cancellation policy.  Travel insurance is easy to purchase, is inexpensive, and will save you a lot of frustration and money in the event that you cannot keep your reservation.  Please be aware that Hatteras Island is in an area that has frequent tropical activity (hurricanes, tropical storms, etc.) and that Dare County rarely issues an evacuation order for these events. If you do not want to keep your reservation if a storm event is approaching we cannot refund your payment without an official evacuation order.  Travel insurance will help you cover costs that we cannot refund. We cannot stress how important it is to purchase travel insurance. Please be sure to look online to find the best policy for you.

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Guests of all ages are welcome at The Blue Surf Bungalow, however the responsible party must be a minimum age of 25 years old. This person must be the one to assume responsibility for the property during the rental period, sign the paperwork at check-in, and he/she must be staying at the property for the duration of the rental period.

FIREWORKS POLICY: While on vacation you may see or hear other visitor setting off fireworks, however, please note that ALL fireworks are illegal in Dare County. If caught you will receive a substantial fine from the county. The county has set up this law because there have been numerous house and brush fires due to fireworks. The beach vegetation can be very dry, especially during the summer months, and can easily ignite. Please refrain from using any fireworks on the beach or on The Blue Surf Bungalow property. Any use of fireworks on The Blue Surf Bungalow property will result in immediate eviction with No Refund.

ADDITIONAL POLICIES: The Blue Surf Bungalow is a smoke-free and pet-free property. Any guests that fail to follow these rules will be evicted immediately with no refund. Any damages caused by failure to follow these rules will be charged to the credit card on file.

More Details

Owner
Kevin & Debra
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2017

About Kevin & Debra

Husband and wife, Kevin and Debra, both grew up vacationing in Avon. Kevin traveled down with his family from Virginia & Debra traveled with her family from Ohio. Although we never met here as kids, we both spent many summers in Avon forming a bond with this special stretch of beach. We met when we reached college age and were both living in Cape Hatteras for the summer with summer jobs, Kevin was teaching surfing lessons in the mornings and waiting tables in the evening, Debra was working for a real estate company in the reservations department. In 2001 we chose to make Hatteras Island, and Avon in particular, our home. We live here full time raising our 2 children because we have always loved this town and this island for the people, the laid back casual atmosphere and, of course, the beach.

What makes this cottage unique

We are in a unique position to offer an equally luxurious smaller rental in an area filled with starter mansions. The Blue Surf Bungalow is perfect for a family, 2-3 couples or a small group of friends who want to be close to everything and enjoy the benefits of the island. We are able to offer our guests use of the Koru Beach Klub oceanfront pool facility, use of the fitness facilities and yoga & fitness classes at Spa Koru, and use of the Avon Fishing Pier. In addition, the owners of The Blue Surf Bungalow also own and operate Hatteras Island Boardsports surf shop - located just a couple miles north in the middle of Avon. This allows us to offer guests of the property discounts on watersports equipment rentals and surf lessons from the surf shop.

Amenities

Avon Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • The master bedroom has a king size bed, full size dresser with mirror, and end table. In addition, there is a sitting area with loveseat, tv console, 42' flat panel television, and blu-ray player. The master bedroom also enjoys a private full bathroom complete with a jetted soaking tub and separate shower stall. There is also a large walk-in closet with hangers. The two additional bedrooms each enjoy a queen size bed, full size dresser with mirror, 32' flat panel tv, and closet with hangers.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

The Blue Surf Bungalow - comfortable & stylish 3 bedroom close to the beach
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews
Luther, OK
5

Definitely a home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

This home is as beautiful as pictured!! The kids each had their own space and we had ours. The best part is that all of the furniture was comfortable ... even the beds!!

The property is located in a quiet cul-de-sac just about a block from the beach. This made it incredibly easy to visit the beach two to three times a day!

The beach was clean and not crowded at all. It was almost like having our own little peice of island paradise!

The community is easy to navigate and everyone there was friendly. We visited all of the towns on the island and each was just as convenient and kind.

Blue Surf Bungalow is the perfect home in the perfect location on the perfect island. The whole family highly recommends it!!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Clean, great location, well stocked

  • 5 of 5

Amazing experience and Kevin and his family have been great to deal with! Very flexible and understanding, willing to make us feel "at home" while we are away. Definitely would re-book with them

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

Beautiful, well equipped home

  • 5 of 5

The Blue Surf Bungalow was everything we could want and more. My family of 4 (3 adults and one toddler) had more room than we could possibly need. The loft was each of our favorite downtime spot, the decks ran a close second.

The master suite Is HUGE! The decor of the home was modern and clean (No cheesy 1980's floral patterned wall borders or wicker furniture, which seem to be standard issue in beach rentals) Everything was well maintained and cleaner than most.

The bungalow has all the basic supplies provided and then some. We were able to go to the grocery to stock up and had no worries about cooking supplies. Also, the appliances are newer stainless steel and they provided the proper cleaners for it, which made cleanup easier. The washing machine had extra large capacity and was in daily use with all of the sand cleanup. As a mom, I was grateful for it.

The location is perfect for those looking for a peaceful non-commercialized vacation. The nearest beach entrance is a stone's throw away. It's beautiful and darn near private. I went on morning runs in the 6-8am hours and there was hardly a soul out there. It's really close to Canadian Hole, which we highly recommend if you have little ones. There's a modest shopping center within walking distance that has a grocery, pharmacy, dollar store and a few restaurants. There's a BP station/gift shop just a few steps away. It was a lifesaver more than once for cold drinks en route to and from the beach in the heat.

An added bonus was the pass to Koru. It has a nice little gym, fitness classes, yoga and a spa in addition to access to the pier and beach club. We took full advantage of it.

If I had to say anything negative, it would be that although the outside seating area under the trees was beautiful, I was eaten alive by chiggers and mosquitos, so much so that I had a nasty allergic reaction and ended up being checked out at the urgent care over an hour away. This isn't the fault of the owners, of course. Nature happens. Just know that if you want to sit out there, bug spray is a requirement. Also, the beds were a little too soft. They are in great shape, we simply prefer more firm beds. Again, not an owner issue, just a personal preference.

We are 100% happy with the Blue Surf Bungalow and recommend it without hesitation, which means Kevin and Debra must be doing something right because we aren't often impressed. Don't hesitate to stay here. It's fantastic!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! We really appreciate you taking the time to write it up. So happy to hear that you all found the cottage to be a comfortable and convenient place to stay. The BP has been a lifesaver for us many times as well for a quick drink, or if we forget some ketchup or hotdog buns when we are grilling out. We hope that you are fully recovered from your allergic reaction (darned mosquitos!), and we look forward to having you back again in the future. Thanks again!
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5

Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

This property was by far the most beautiful we've ever stayed at, it was so cute furnished well and had the right equipment and appliances as needed, the process was very easy, definitely would recommend for relaxation. Only downside is if you stay here in Avon be aware that there isn't much to do, it is primary for relaxation. Overall we loved the stay! Owners made have great customer service and the house was clean and such a smooth process! Keep it up!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! Very happy to hear that you all were comfortable at the cottage and that you got some quality relaxation time! Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you all again in the future.
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5

Beautiful house, lots of room for my family. The master bedroom was relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We needed two places for our wedding party to stay, Kevin was very accommodating. He made sure the house was ready, and matched our needs. Very pleased, and will be using his properties again.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are so happy that we were able to help you get accommodations for your wedding party. Everyone was awesome and I'm sure you all had a blast spending time together for your special day/week! Thanks again for your review and we look forward to seeing you again in the future!
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5

I loved the whole experience- the house is perfect and the owners are awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Thumbs up!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! We thoroughly enjoyed having you (and that is not just your homemade cookies talking!). We look forward to seeing you again this winter!
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Map

Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Avon Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 Summer In Season
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$240
$1,440
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Autumn Shoulder Season
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Autumn/Winter Off Season
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
$750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.75%

All rates are based on a maximum 6 person occupancy. We allow up to 2 additional occupants for a total of 8 guests, however, there is a one time $25 fee (plus tax) for each additional guest.

All rates are based on a minimum 3 night stay. During the Winter Season less than 3 night stays are permitted, however there is a one time $50 fee to help cover the cleaning costs.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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