Circa 1953 Beach Cottage...This is 'Old School' Beach at it's Best!(64 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, sleeps 4 (Linens are NOT provided)
The Tale of A Mermaid is located on Beach Road in Nags Head across from the Nags Head Fishing Pier with great beach access. Completely renovated and remodeled in 2012. Amenities include: HVAC, cable TV, WiFi, fully equipped kitchen, front porch, screened porch, back deck, outdoor shower w/ hot & cold water, washer & dryer, charcoal grill, picnic table & outside seating.
Please note: Linens are NOT provided. You will need to bring or rent your sheets, pillowcases & towels.
***You will need to provide your paper products: paper towels & toilet tissue***
Address: 3404 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
***Sorry, pets are NOT allowed***
Tale Of A Mermaid is centrally located. Steps from the ocean, walking distance to fishing pier, restaurants & bars, seafood market, souvenier shop, flower shop and more. A short walk to Jockey's Ridge State Park...watching the sunset from atop this amazing sand dune is a must!
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Member since: 2012
- 600 sq. ft.
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Beds for -4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Towels are NOT provided.
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Living Room
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 8 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Apr 1 - May 5, 2017
3 night min stay
May 6 - Jun 2, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 3 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay
Aug 26 - Sep 1, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 2 - Oct 6, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 7 - Dec 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 12.75%
* 50% deposit needed to reserve requested dates. Remaining balance due 30 days prior to arrival.
*CSA Travel Protection Policy is required at the rate of $49. This Property Damage Protection is to safeguard my Vacation Rental from damage and/or loss.
*Rates do not include occupancy tax required in the State of North Carolina of 12.75%.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Conveniently located just 200 yards from the beach and restaurants. Shopping, churches and amusements readily accessible.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: In 1999, we purchased an RV in the RV park in Kitty Hawk. At the time we lived in Richmond, VA & enjoyed spending weekends at the Outer Banks. As our family grew with marriages & the birth of grandchildren we needed a larger place for everyone to visit. In 2006, we purchased a lot in Nags Head and built our second home. In the spring of 2007, we took occupancy of our new home. It became our families' favorite place to spend holidays & the summer! In 2011, we sold our home in Northern VA and moved to Nags Head and became permanent residents. Living near the ocean is such a blessing. We work from our home office with a spectacular view. Life is good!!
Why the Owner Chose Nags Head, NC, USA:
I was contacted by a friend/realtor when this property went on the market to be sold. She knew of my love of decorating. She thought this was a project "right up my alley". My husband & I went to take of look at the cottage. I must admit that we were intrigued with the lot as it is larger than most others. The cottage was built in 1953 as a "fair weather" cottage primarily for fishermen. Most realtors that had viewed the property thought is was deplorable & in need to demolition. As one realtor put it..."it's nothing but a tear down"! I, on the other hand, walked through the front door and had a vision. Even though it was in need of repair & renovation I saw great potential. It was in pretty bad shape & needed some tender loving care. The trend in vacation homes on the Outer Banks was to build them bigger & bigger. I felt as though there was a "niche market" for those looking for smaller cottages. It's rare to find a 2 bedroom cottage near the ocean. We began renovation & remolding in the fall. My 1st renters arrived in the spring of 2012. I am very fortunate to welcome wonderful guests to The Tale of a Mermaid season after season.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
My cottage is truly a little gem. It's cozy & comfortable. I take great pride in providing my guests with clean & well-appointed accommodations. The cottage is conveniently located in the town of Nags Head near restaurants, shops, grocery stores, recreation & entertainment. The cottage has comfortable outdoor spaces to include the front porch with built-in benches, back deck to enjoy the afternoon sunshine & a screened porch to enjoy coffee and/or cocktails. **the cottage is pet free & smoke free**
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Welcome to The Tale of a Mermaid
Relax on the deck & fire up the grill...burgers anyone?
Welcome...Come In, Relax & Stay Awhile...
Sliding door to bathroom is so cool!
Screened porch...perfect place for afternoon cocktail
Outside space is the best
We are happy to have you as our guests!
The outdoor shower is waiting!
Awesome vessel bowl.
Invite your friends over for a drink
Walk across the street and start your day at sunrise!
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