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Ocean View Home 2 min walk to beach OBX Cape Hatteras Seashore

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Under a 2 minute walk puts you on the beach of this large, ocean view home is located in the pristine Cape Hatteras National Seashore with its unspoiled beaches. Minutes away is sightseeing, shopping, restaurants, outdoor activities, and charter boat fishing. Enjoy ocean views, sounds and smells without the cost of ocean front from this well-appointed home.

With ocean and sound views, VIRGINIA DARE has all the necessities for a great vacation. The first floor boasts a game room with a pool table where everyone can have hours of fun, bedroom with two sets of bunks, a half bath, wine and bar refrigerators, and the entrance to the private heated (optional) pool and sun deck. Relax at the pool and listen to your favorite tunes from the superior sound system where volume is controlled on pool deck.

The second floor has three ocean-side bedrooms with sliding-glass doors to large east and south decks and bubbly six-person hot tub. The first bedroom has two twins, the second one a queen. The third bedroom is a master suite with a king and private bath. A second full bath and laundry room are located on this level along with a quiet area with desk for one who needs to keep in touch with business while away.

Dine in the third-level, ocean view, great room with tall ceilings, 42' flat screen TV, south and east decks, half bath, wet bar with second full size refrigerator with second icemaker, breakfast bar, chef-appointed kitchen, and seating for 16. Located off the comfortably and creatively furnished great room is a fifth, ocean view, master bedroom with a king, private bath and deck access.

Sun worshipers will love the miles of decks and loads of deck furniture. Enjoy music from the extensive sound system while swimming in the pool or relaxing in the hot tub.

Before or after the hectic pace of the summer, take advantage of the spring and fall months. The water temperatures are warm and rates are low. September and October are some the prettiest months on the Outer Banks with a slower pace.

We think you will agree, VIRGINIA DARE is the FIRST LADY OF THE COAST.

Keywords: Private Home

More Details

Property Manager
Sherry Pino
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Sherry Pino

We both grew up in New Jersey and met in college.

Joe vacationed in Salvo with a neighbor at the age of 10 for a camping trip. He returned to fish while in college.

Our family has been vacationing in the OBX since 1984. Loving Ocracoke in 1989 we bought our first rental property there.

In 2000 we wanted another piece of rental property and purchased Virginia Dare. Avon is a few hours closer to home but still has charm of smaller coastal town without the strip malls of Nags Head area.

In June of 2013 we retired and moved to Raleigh, NC where we started a new business. It's great being closer to OBX and we are enjoying being able to visit more often.

Sherry Pino purchased this house in 2000

Why Sherry Pino chose Hatteras Island

We have added extras to our home that we look for in a rental property when we travel to afford our guests a relaxing vacation.

What makes this house unique

10% Discount for Active Military

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dear Pinos:

We had a great time at Cape Hatteras this week and your house was perfect. We have attached some photos of our kids Erin and Alex and dog Maizey having fun at your house. We will be back next June.

Scott, Michele, Alex and Erin

Louisville KY
Jun 2011
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Avon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beach Access across the street, 15'x30' Private Heated Pool, Six-Person Hot Tub, Ocean and Sound Views, 42' Flat Screen TV, Wireless Internet, Five CATVs, Two VCRs, Playstation, Two AM/FM Stereos with Cassettes and CD, Home Entertainment Center with Surround-Sound Speakers, Outside Speakers, Answering and Fax Machine, Copier, Desk and Lamp, Intercom, Five Phones, Game Room with Foosball, Darts, Books, and Games, Chef's Kitchen, 2 Refrigerators, Beverage Refrigerator, Seating for 16, Covered Parking and Entry, Picnic Table, Decks and Furniture Galore, Highchair and Play Pen, Baby Gated Decks, Fish Cleaning Table, Outdoor Shower, PET ALLOWED


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Ocean View Home 2 min walk to beach OBX Cape Hatteras Seashore
average rating of 4.8863635 based on 45 reviews

Great home and wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Pictures do not do justice to this property. It's beautiful, spacious and clean!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: PerriAnne and Family, Thank you for such a great review. We do love our home and how well our premier property manager, Shore Details, keeps our home for us. We love that Virginia Dare has given your family such wonderful, lasting vacation memories! Joe and Sherry
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Great for families!

  • 5 of 5

My siblings and I brought our families together at this spacious 5 bedroom beach house and had a blast all week. We stayed at the beach all day, (when it didn't rain), ate food we bought from the Food Lion a mile down the road, and enjoyed listening to music and playing pool in the game room. Our dog, a boxer/pit mix, had a decent sized backyard in which to fetch tennis balls, though she much preferred chasing crabs on the beach. Our kids would only leave the pool--3ft deep all around, nice!--for the hot tub or the beach.

Problems with the house were minimal. The dishwasher is temperamental. Follow the instructions Sheri gives you and you'll be fine. The hot tub stopped being hot on the last evening of the last day. We let the property managers, Shore Details, know about it but did not request their immediate attention. They did show up within 30 minutes to replace the propane tanks for the grill, however, so I'm sure they would have done the same for the hot tub.

Virginia Dare is an excellent property in the heart of the Avon. I highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Travis & Families, So glad you all enjoyed your week at Virginia Dare. It is conveniently located with many bells and whistles. There's also lot's of room to accommodate multiple families. Enjoy your memories, Sherry & Joe
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  • 5 of 5

Relaxing, beautiful beaches, very clean and a well maintained home. Loved the game room at night after the beach, as well as the pool and hot tub. The fishing pier was a lot of fun also. Virginia Dare was a great vacation home

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice, Clean and Convenient House for Groups

  • 5 of 5

Cheryl is a great owner and I enjoyed doing business with her. She was professional and responsive.

The house is very nice, second row, and updated nicely. We took a group of men fishing for the weekend and it slept 8 very easily. In fact there were extra beds. The rooms are comfortable and the living area is great for a group.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for a taking the time to write a review Matt. Glad our home worked great for your fishing group. Hope to have the pleasure again soon. Happy Memories! Cheryl & Joe
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Great house, awful owners

  • 1 of 5

The actual house was great, but it was dirty when we got there. There was sand, dead bugs, and trash every where. And one of the chairs in the sitting area had a huge oil stain on it.

We called, and someone came to clean it, but she couldn't do a great job, because she was going to a wedding, so we had to finish cleaning it.

When we checked out we were charged for the oil stain, and a couple other things we didn't do to the house. The owner kept saying no one was in the house the week before, but obviously there was, and we had to pay for their fun.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We aren't sure when you stayed in our home. It wasn't the dates listed. Possibly you didn't stay in our home?? We were not contacted about the issues you're listing by a guest??
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Fantastic home in fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay here- location is ideal (walking distance to grocery store, restaurants, and Avon pier). House was great- we had three young kids and the layout worked well for us. Heated pool was lovely and the owners were easy to work with!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
135 Miles
Norfolk International Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Pampas Drive
Nearest Point of Interest
Ocean View Drive
Car: necessary

Ocean & Sound Kayaking, Wright Brothers Memorial, The Lost Colony, North Carolina State Aquarium, Jockey's Ridge State Park, Graveyard of Atlantic Museum, Cape Hatteras and Bodie Lighthouses, Fort Raleigh, Ocracoke Island, Gulf Stream and Surf Fishing, Four-Wheel Drive Beach Access, Health Center


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

Rates are subject to change.
Being Rent By Owner we speak with all potential guests to ensure our home is a good fit. Pool heat optional @ $500/week.
Pets, dogs only, maximum of 2 dogs.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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