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Dolphin Inn-7BR, w/ Pool, Spa, & Pirate Ship. Pet & Pirate Friendly

Sleeps17
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
17
Bedrooms
7
Bathrooms
4
Half Baths
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Southern Shores House Rental Photos and Description

House, 7 Bedrooms (Sleeps 17). Golf, Tennis, Marina privileges. Kid friendly.

Thanksgiving special. $400 off Thanksgiving week. Regularly $2,300 per week plus tax, now $1,900 per week plus tax.

Treat yourselves to an impressive and beautifully landscaped 7 bedroom home with Horizon Ocean Views with a short 1.5 block walk to the beach. The Dolphin Inn, featured in Money magazine, was recognized for its quintessential beach atmosphere. The Dolphin Inn is pet friendly and has a Fenced-In Dog Kennel Area under Lush Oak Tree.

Whether you’re relaxing on one of the several porches, lounging by the private Pool and Hot Tub while listening to the kids play on the Pirate Ship Playhouse, catching a quick pick up game of basketball or playing beach Volleyball on the private sand court, you’ll be making family memories that last a lifetime.

The first floor has three bedrooms and a Game Room. The second floor has three Sunny Master Bedrooms with private entrances to the wrap-around deck. The third floor, with its horizon ocean view, is the place to gather for meals at a table that seats a crowd, or for quick meals at the counter. The generously appointed kitchen overlooks the welcoming great room with games, 500 + DVD movies, a gas Fireplace, and a Large Screen Television with 5.1 channel surround sound and an abundant selection of Movie Channels (HBO, Showtime, Cinemax), a Tivo/DVR, and free movies through NetFlix. The top floor also boasts a King Bedroom with a Private Bathroom and Jacuzzi Tub.

Enjoy ample amenities including Free Wireless Internet, Golf Club membership privileges at the local Kilmarlic Golf Course, Gym, Olympic pool, and tennis privileges at the WestSide Athletic Club, as well as free boat launching privileges at a nearby Marina and free Tennis privileges at a nearby private tennis courts. It’s just over two miles North to the town of Duck with great shopping and dining. Head South two miles to Kitty Hawk and you’ll find Harris Teeter, Food Lion, Carawan Seafood Co., Wal-mart, and other conveniences.

Entry Level: 3 Bedrooms (1 w/2 Singles, 1 w/2 Bunk Sets, and 1 w/Duo Bunk), 1 Full Bath, Den with Wet Bar/Fridge/Microwave, Bumper Pool, DVD/VCR Combo, Enclosed Outside Shower and Gas Grill.

Level Two: 3 Bedrooms (1 Master Suite w/Queen, 1 w/Queen, Private Half Bath, and Horizon Ocean Views, 1 w/Queen and Private Half Bath and Both Queen Bedrooms Share a Tub/Shower).

Top Floor: Lovely Living/Dining Area, Gourmet Kitchen, Gas Fireplace, Half Bath, Master Suite with King and Full Bath with Jacuzzi and a Wrap Around Deck.

The Dolphin Inn is located in peaceful Southern Shore, two miles North of the causeway and one mile South of Duck. Southern Shores is the perfect location for a family vacation. Southern Shores boasts large lots, private beach access, marinas, hiking/bike trails, tennis courts, and a golf course. Five other golf courses nearby.

Learn to hang glide at Kitty Hawk Kites. Visit the Hatteras Lighthouse at Cape Hatteras, Wright Brothers Memorial in Kitty Hawk, NC Aquarium in Manteo, the historic Whalehead Club in Carolla, or enjoy driving your 4-WD on the beaches North of Carolla. Shop for bargains at the nearby Outlet Mall. Take the free car ferry to Ocracoke to search for Blackbeard’s treasure. Enjoy fine dining in nearby Duck and Kitty Hawk.

Keywords: House, Villa, Beach House, Cottage

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Jorge and Susannah
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2016
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(74 traveler reviews)

Dolphin Inn-7BR, w/ Pool, Spa, & Pirate Ship. Pet & Pirate Friendly
average rating of 4.9594593 based on 74 reviews
Williamsburg, VA
5

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at The Dolphin Inn during September. Coming from all over Virginia it was important for us to find a home away from home and that is exactly what we found as it had countless amenities and extras. We have been staying in the Outer Banks for many years in many nice places, but this is the last place we will stay- We loved it!!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2007
  • Stayed: Sep 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lots of summer fun at the Dolphin Inn

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Dolphin Inn on the HOTTEST week in the OBX this year. When we arrived at the house were grateful for the proximity to the beach and also the and inviting layout. We had a routine of getting up for a run on the beach at 6 AM, coming back to make an incredible breakfast with their well stocked kitchen for our friends. An added bonus was that our friends were not earlier risers but the multiple levels of the house allowed them to sleep like babies until the aroma of coffee and waffles awakened them. Breakfast was followed by a dip in the pool at the house and heading over to the beach before lunch. We were 1.5 blocks from the beach and it was super easy to get back and forth. We loved the beach items provided at the house, it made our packing less stressful and the Dolphin Inn had everything we needed. Having the pool on site was a godsend, as were the various games and movies.. the heat was sometimes unbearable at the beach so we had PLENTY to do at the house. The location of the house also makes it easy to go see the sights of OBX, we were especially impressed with the biking trails and ease to get to grocery stores and Duck Donuts! The children happily played games in the pool, completed puzzles and started a bumper pool and Wii tournament and bracket. The owners called us no less than three times to let us know the house was ready early, to make sure we had everything we needed and also to follow up on our overall experience. I would recommend this house to families looking for a great vacation or to friends looking for a meet up for a reunion.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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dolphin inn. nc obx

  • 5 of 5

Really nice location. Close to the beach access and restaurants. Nice backyard for kids. I would absolurecimend this for repeat trips. Also, the owners are very conscientious and have thought of all the amenities. They can be reached to assist with any questions or concerns. Good people. Good house. Great vacation.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Dolphin Inn Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to the Outer Banks. It was in celebration of our 40th Anniversary. Accompanying us were our sons and their families, which included toddlers. The Dolphin Inn was the perfect location for such a gathering. There was plenty of space for each of the families to spread out and yet a spacious upstairs room for eating and time together. The beach wagon was very handy for getting all our gear to the nearby beach. The children loved the pool, and we adults relaxed in the hot tub! Jorge was very helpful in getting us settled, everything from the drive down from the airport to wrapping things up at the end of the week. The book he provided is full of excellent tips and suggestions for those new to the area. We would definitely stay at the Dolphin Inn again!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Great time

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2cd year. We'll be back for a third !!!!!!! Love the house the pool. Roomy enough for everyone to have their down time but be able to come together for meals and game time in the upstairs living area. 10 minutes to duck for great shopping and girls lunch out. Everyone gets a little tearful when it's time to leave. Sunrises and sunsets magnificent. Kid and pet friendly. Thanks again for a great family vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Family Vacation September 2016

  • 5 of 5

We began our beach vacation on the tail of Hurricane Hermine. Although the weather and surf left something to be desired, our beautiful beach house was spacious and comfortable. The extensive DVD collection, Netflix and variety of games provided entertainment during the bad weather. The pool and hot tub were relaxing and enjoyable and provided entertainment when the weather cleared but the surf was still too rough for beach going. Beach and pool toys were plentiful and provided entertainment for the 4 toddlers traveling with us. The kitchen was well equipped and even included a convection capable oven. This was great for our family, since we have many home cooks and eating in was easier with the toddlers. We also traveled with our black lab. He was comfortable in the outside kennel during the day. It has a cement pad making for easy clean up and the large oak tree provided plenty of shade. Our host, Jorge, was very attentive. He checked on us throughout the stay, especially when the weather was bad. He was very easy to get in touch with if we had questions. He even called us on our last night of our stay to see what he could have done to make our stay more comfortable. We had a very enjoyable and memorable vacation at The Dolphin Inn.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Norfolk VA (ORF)
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Member of Kilmarlic Club. (Duck Woods CC 2 miles)
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Private Southern Shores Beach
Car: necessary

The Dolphin Inn is located in peaceful Southern Shore, two miles North of the causeway and one mile South of Duck. Southern Shores is the perfect location for a family vacation. Southern Shores boasts large lots, private beach access, marinas, hiking/bike trails, tennis courts, and a golf course. Five other golf courses nearby.

Learn to hang glide at Kitty Hawk Kites. Visit the Hatteras Lighthouse at Cape Hatteras, Wright Brothers Memorial in Kitty Hawk, NC Aquarium in Manteo, the historic Whalehead Club in Corolla, or enjoy driving your 4-WD on the beaches North of Corolla. Shop for bargains at the nearby Outlet Mall. Take the free car ferry to Ocracoke to search for Blackbeard’s treasure. Enjoy fine dining in nearby Duck and Kitty Hawk.

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Rates & Availability

Southern Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Nov - Mid Dec, 2016
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
Christmas, New Years 2016
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,100
 
 
Jan - Feb 2017
Jan 9 2017 - Feb 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,200
 
 
Mar 2017
Feb 25 2017 - Mar 31 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
April Wk 1 - 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
Easter 2017
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
April Wk 4 - 2017
Apr 22 2017 - Apr 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 
 
Early May 2017
Apr 29 2017 - May 19 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
May 3rd Week - 2018
May 20 2017 - May 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
Memorial Day Week 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,450
 
 
June Week 1 - 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,400
 
 
June Week 2 - 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$5,100
 
 
June - Aug Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$5,600
 
 
Aug Week 2 - 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
Aug Week 3 - 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,200
 
 
Aug Week 4 - 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Labor Day Week 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 
 
September Week 2 - 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,450
 
 
Mid to Late September, 2017
Sep 16 2017 - Sep 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,150
 
 
Early October, 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 20 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,850
 
 
Late October - Mid November, 2
Oct 21 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,400
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Late November - Mid Dec 2017
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,100
 
 
Christmas / New Years 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Stays of 3 or more days are possible for $300 per night from Mid October - Mid March during non-Holiday weeks.
Optional Bed Linens (sheets) $160, Optional Bed Linens & Towels $260.
Tax rate is 12.75% in 2014.
A 3% convenience fee will be added for credit card payments. No extra charge for bank payments through VRBO payment services.

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Amenities

Southern Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Telescope
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Kid's bath - toilet , shower
    Adirondack Bath - toilet , shower
    King's Quarters Private Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    2nd Floor Landing Bath - toilet
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower
    Beachcomber Private Bath - toilet
    Surf Shack Private Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • BR 1 - Captain's Quarters - 1 king , Top floor Master with NetFlix/Blu-Ray/DVR, LCD TV, Jacuzzi
    BR 2 - Surf Shack - 1 queen , w/ Netflix/Blu-Ray/420 channels/flat screen TV, sitting area
    BR 3 - Beachcomber Room - 1 queen , w/ Netflix/Blu-Ray/420 channels/flat screen TV
    BR 4- Adirondack Room - 1 queen , w/ Netflix/Blu-Ray/420 channels/flat screen TV
    BR 5 - Crew's Quarters - 2 bunk bed , 2 sets of bunk beds. Netflix/Blu-Ray/420 channels/LCD TV
    BR 6 - Pyramid Room - 1 bunk bed , Twin bed over full bed, LCD TV/NetFlix/420 channels/love set
    BR 7 - Garden Room - 2 twin/ single , w/ Netflix/Blu-Ray/420 channels/flat screen TV
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (2), Pyramid Beds/Twin over Full (1)
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Sand Box
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Volleyball Court, Basketball Hoop, 8 x 14 Foot Pirate Ship. Free Marina Privileges, Tennis Privileges, and Playground Privileges. Free Gym, Tennis, Pool, and Group Fitness privileges at the West Side Club (WestSideOBX.com). Golf-Privileges at Kilmarlic Golf Club (KilmarlicGolfClub.com). Bowling Privileges at the Outer Banks lanes.

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