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Oceanfront Condo in Duck! Stunning sunrises and unobstructed views!

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, 2 bath condo; unobstructed ocean views and steps from the beach

"Sea over the Dunes" is a Colony by the Sea oceanfront condo located in the much desired Town of Duck, and is perfect for a romantic getaway or a small family. The condo sits right in front of the dunes with an unobstructed view of the ocean. Sit out on the deck and witness the dramatic morning sunrise with your cup of coffee, watching the dolphins swim by and pelicans fly overhead. In the warm, pleasant evenings, pour yourself a glass of wine and simply relish the view.

It's just steps to the boardwalk to cross over the dunes and dig your toes into the sand. The joys of the beach are at your disposal: swim, fish, paddle board, or take long walks with your loved ones to collect shells and starfish or just listen to the sound of the surf. You'll undoubtedly cherish the time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life!

The master bedroom has a queen bed, and the hallway has a twin XL berth bed. There's also a pullout queen sleep sofa in living room, and two full baths. Fully appointed kitchen with microwave, blender, drip coffee maker and single cup Keurig machine. Living room and bedroom have flat-screen TVs, each with DVD player and free wi-fi. Colony by the Sea has an outdoor salt water pool, hibachi grills, poolside restrooms, two outdoor showers at the entrance to the beach, basketball and tennis courts, swingset, and coin-operated laundry facilities underneath each building..Short 10-15 minute walk to the Town of Duck with great restaurants and cafes, or coffee at Duck's Cottage. Bike or walk to the Duck Boardwalk and take a stroll along the Sound. Ride the bike trails or rent canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards for water fun.

Condo Notes:

Please note this condo is on the first floor of a three-story building on stilts with stairs and no elevator. This condo accommodates no more than five people One reserved parking space very close to stairs.

Linens and Towels:

Bed linens, beach, and bath towels are not provided. You can bring your own or rent them from Moneysworth at, or call 800-833-5233.

Laundry facilities:

Each of the four condominium buildings has coin-operated washer and dryers.(Takes quarters only) There is not a change machine on site.

More Details

Debbie Dye
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Debbie Dye

i moved to Virginia from Colorado to help out family in 2010. Every day I walked my dog and observed "OBX" stickers on every car in the neighborhood. I asked my sister about it and she informed me that the Outer Banks (OBX as it is affectionately abbreviated) was comparable to what we call "Up North"(which refers to the northern part of Michigan and where we Michiganders vacation every summer-- (yep, born and raised there!) I told her that I wanted to check out this "OBX", so I rented a condo in Colony by the Sea in Duck for two weeks. I was smitten by the dolphins swimming so close to shore, the pelicans flying overhead, and the beautiful beaches! I drove back to Virginia and announced that I would be returning to the OBX to live during the off-season. I found a monthly rental at Colony by the Sea, and three months later I bought "Sea Over the Dunes". Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would own oceanfront property! Now I split my time between Duck, Virginia, and Michigan, which allows me to share my place with you during the summer. I hope you will enjoy my little piece of paradise as much as I do!

Debbie Dye purchased this condo in 2011

Why Debbie Dye chose Duck

Location, location, location! It's just steps from the beach, parking is close to the condo, not a lot of stairs to negotiate, and the view can't be beat! The dunes are a bit lower in front of my condo, which gives a pretty great view even for the "first floor" (really the second floor, since the building is on stilts).

The condo itself is beautifully appointed. This is my home for most of the year, so I'm sure you'll notice a little bit of extra warmth, care, and attention to detail compared to the majority of other units in the complex, which are primarily rentals.

What makes this condo unique

Most of the other units in the complex overlook the pool, but mine is to the left and closer to the water, and from the inside you feel like you are in your own private house with a panoramic view (I also have an extra window that none of the other units do, which makes the view even better!)


Duck Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No more than 5 people are allowed to stay in this condo. No smoking on the oceanside deck or in the partitioned area by the front door
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Hall bathroom
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , master bathroom
  • master bath with tub/shower, hall bath with shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • master bedroom with 1 queen bed, 1 full bath, TV and DVD player One built in twin XL daybed in hallway between full hall bathroom and living area One queen pull out sleeper sofa in living room
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There is also a swing set on condo property and a basketball court.


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Oceanfront Condo in Duck! Stunning sunrises and unobstructed views!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Sea Over the Dunes is the best

  • 5 of 5

Our third visit to Sea Over the Dunes. Probably the best unit in the complex. So clean, beautifully decorated, all tile, ocean front, right on the dunes, walking distance to Duck. What more can you want! Debbie is quick to answer all questions and on top of everything.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Condo

  • 5 of 5

The Condo was very nice and equipped with everything needed. Pool and beach are handy. Experience was good.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, Location, Location!

  • 5 of 5

Realtors harp on property location - for good cause. Location helped make Sea Over the Dunes a fantastic experience! Sea Colony is a three-story building with no elevators. This property is on the first floor at the top of one flight of steps. No lugging up belongings those extra flights of stairs, nor trudging up and down making those trips to the beach. The beach and pool couldn't be any closer! Location came into play several times as we made trips to downtown Duck for sunsets (on the sound), walks on the beautiful boardwalk and enjoying the many shops/restaurants. Several of those trips were made by walking.

OK, enough about location. Other items worth mentioning: our unit was extremely clean upon arrival, everything inside was highly organized, the owner, Debbie, had anticipated and prepared for almost any need a renting tenant might have and a welcoming gift was on the counter waiting for us upon our arrival.

The owner, Debbie, stayed in contact with us before our arrival and during our time there - just to confirm if we had everything taken care of. She was most attentive to our needs.

Overall, we would not hesitate to stay at the "Sea Over the Dunes" again, nor would we hesitate to recommend this property/experience to our friends. We had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing apartment! Great location, well maintained and nicely decorated.

  • 5 of 5

The owner goes the extra mile to ensure that you have everything you need and you have a nice stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

When my husband and myself first started looking for a condo in Duck, NC two years ago, we found Colony By The Sea! After staying at CBTS last year, we knew that we wanted to stay again but wanted to find a place that better fit our needs. That's where Sea over the Dunes comes in. It was absolutely amazing! The furnishings are great. It came fully stocked with everything you might need (appliances, dishes, comfortable furniture, beach chairs, umbrellas, etc). The view off the balcony was great as well! We loved sitting out watching the sunrises, sunsets & getting a few visits from the neighborhood cat (Sparky). The owner of the condo Debbie was also so wonderful to work with. She is very quick to get back to you if you have a questions and she also leaves plenty of tips to make your experience at OBX that much better. If you are looking for a condo that is in the heart of Duck that comes with everything you need, this is the place for you! We know that we will most definitely be staying here again and hope that you enjoy Debbies' home as much as we did.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely condo

  • 4 of 5

Clean organized and well decorated.

Great view and weather

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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