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You can be the Keeper of the Ocracoke Lighthouse

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1.5 bath restored cottage with Lighthouse view

Ever dreamed of being the Keeper of a lighthouse? Here is your chance to watch over the historic Ocracoke Lighthouse with no governmental strings attached. The Light Keeper's Cottage listed on the National Register, sits quietly across the marsh from the famous Ocracoke beacon with nothing to obstruct your view. Once just a 1950's summer cottage, it has been completely restored and modernized for your comfortable stay on our island. Limit of 4 people and parking for 2 vehicles. Fri-Fri rental week during peak season with viewing patio provided!

Trudy Clark
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Trudy Clark

We are full time Ocracoke Island Residents for 20 years. Fell in love with the island in the mid 70's and ended up here running our own business and as it seems collecting historic buildings and trying to save their character and charm to go with the vibe of the island.

Trudy Clark purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Trudy Clark chose Ocracoke

This small summer cottage was the sister property to our old Ocracoke home and there it sat out our backdoor for 10 plus years with no one to care for and protect its uniqueness. So, we took it into our family compound and wow what a challenge. Now it has been completely restored following the National Register Standards and is a valuable example of the mid-century architectural stlye found here on Ocracoke in the early 50's.

What makes this cottage unique

This small cottage on a large lot sits just across the marsh with an exspansive view of the Ocracoke Lighthouse.


Ocracoke Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • -Maximum number of vehicles is 2. No trailers, campers, RVS or boat
  • Extra people are not permitted.
  • The proof of purchase of Vacation Interruption Insurance is required to book this cottage.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , 1/2 bath off laundry area with small sink included
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Great outdoor shower on deck with hot and cold water
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Penny tile flooring and subway tile walls
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 single daybeds ( option - convert to queen upon request)
  • Furnished with blankets, comforters, pillows and mattress pads. Closets and drawer space.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Local island airport for private planes
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Ocracoke Bar and Grill
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Jolly Roger Restaurant
Car: recommended

Ocracoke Island is part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. It is a beautiful and peaceful refuge for the public and wildlife with 15 miles of undisturbed land on the Atlantic Ocean side and the shallow waters of the Pamlico Sound on the back side of the island.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 9.75%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. NO PETS are allowed on the property. No groups or parties, or extra vehicles are permitted.

A deposit of half the total is required to make a reservation. The second half is due 30 days prior to arrival along with a $200 refundable damage deposit and $100 cleaning deposit (please call for details). Re-Rent fees apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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