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5 Star Property Charming beachside home, pool & spa; located on quiet cul-de-sac

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath cottage, clean and well maintained - 5 star property

Master bedroom with K bed and private BA; 2nd bedroom has Q bed and direct access to BA; 3rd bedroom has pyramid bunks and foosball table. Well decorated home will make you feel at home, wood floors in kitchen, LR and and large enclosed porch which doubles as dining room. Private pool and screened gazebo with hot tub, spacious yard with grass; outdoor grill with prep table. High-speed wifi. TV's in each BR and in LR. DVD players Central A/C and 7 ceiling fans. Kitchen is well stocked with pots/pans/dishes/utensils etc. Pack and play and high chair for infants/toddlers. Large deck with plenty of comfy seats.

David Wilkinson
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About David Wilkinson

We purchased the home in January 2005 and performed a major renovation as a labor of love over then next 5 months. Drove 6 hours almost every weekend with our 3 young children (10, 6 and 4 at the time) who helped clean, paint and turn this property into a cozy home. We replaced all the windows and doors, installed wood floors in living areas, new carpet in the BR's, added a large deck and created a new main entrance with french doors, installed a pool and gazebo. We also updated the electric system and installed ceiling fans, freshened up the kitchen cabinets, refinished walls and ceilings, repainted the entire house inside and out, and bought all new furniture. The result is a bright and fresh home with lots of light and artistic decor that will make you feel right at home.

David Wilkinson purchased this cottage in 2005

Why David Wilkinson chose Salvo

You'll feel at home. Note - every review we've received is a 5! We treat the property like it's our primary home even though we only get to enjoy it a few weeks each year. We're meticulous about maintenance, cleanliness, landscaping and keeping the décor bright, comfortable and inviting.

What makes this cottage unique

One of the few mid size houses on Hatteras Island with a private pool and hot tub. Also has a grass yard which is uncommon in the OBX.


Salvo Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hall bath which also has door leading directly into BR 2
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Large shower has seat
    Bathroom 3 - shower , Large outdoor shower with seat
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 bunk bed
  • Master bedroom has King sized bed; sitting area; TV and DVD player. Attached private bathroom with large shower with seat. Bedroom 2 has queen sized bed; TV and DVD player; direct access to 2nd bathroom. Bedroom 3 has pyramid bunks and foosball table; TV, DVD player and stereo; closet with lots of games and stereo.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Wonderful village for decompressing. Lots of activities within walking or bike-riding distance. Great location for families that enjoy nature or a romantic get-away


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(16 traveler reviews)

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5 Star Property Charming beachside home, pool & spa; located on quiet cul-de-sac
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Cute little beach house!

  • 5 of 5

The house was just as pictured. My granddaughter loved the pool. House is very comfortable and enjoyed my morning coffee on the deck. If you want to be away from all the commercialization this is the perfect place to go to relax.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review Lucinda. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will consider a return trip in future years.
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Great house in a quiet cul-de-sac

  • 5 of 5

The pool was refreshing, the decks were comfortable, the yard was clean and kept. The inside of the house was very comfortable. The interior was well appointed and very charming.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words Deborah. I hope you'll come back to Sunny Side Up if you visit the OBX in the future.
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Fairfax, Virginia

Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfect! Everything in the house is exactly as the pictures show and more! The house is immaculate and the pool as well. My grandchildren and I had a wonderful weeks stay and didn’t want to leave!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home and property! We were very pleased with the accomodations. Loved the pool and sunroom! Thank you, David, for letting us stay in your home and for the great communication leading up to and during our stay! Hope to stay again in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the property Karen. Hope to have you back again in the future.
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Comfortable and great location. Private and easy walk to the beach.

  • 5 of 5

The house was warm and comfortable. Kids loved the pool and boogie boarding. Sunsets on the sound were lovely. Would love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dracut, MA

Perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5

Although we only got to spend the weekend due to the electrical outage on the island, we enjoyed every minute of it. The kids had a blast in the pool and the house is perfectly equipped with all the necessities a family would need. The beach is absolutely breathtaking and the house is so cozy and well designed. We all loved it!

Thanks for making it a memorable 2017 vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Hatteras National Seashore

Family oriented beach village. Wide beach with great waves less then a 500 yards walk from our front porch down a local street with little to no traffic. Lots of ocean related activities very close by including one of the premier kite boarding/surf shops in the world, deep sea fishing, surf fishing, great seafood restaurants, local bars and boutique shopping.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $500

* Payment of rental amount can be made using Home Payments (credit card) or by direct payment to the Property Owner via check, wire transfer etc. Reservations are only accepted after I've spoken to the guest first - it's recommended that you contact me prior to attempting to reserve the property via credit card payment.
* Rates are subject to change until reservation has been made (initial payment received and lease signed).
* Renters are strongly encouraged to purchase travel insurance through a 3rd party vendor of renter's choice. This insurance is intended to cover certain non-refundable expenses in the event the renter is not able to use the property due to sickness, travel delay, weather, etc. Property owner is not recommending any particular vendor but info is available at;; and other vendor sites.
* Pool is NOT available prior to May 1 or after Oct 1. Spa is available with $100 fee prior to May 1 and after Oct 1

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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