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SeaEsta! Newer Home with Private Pool & Hot Tub

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

We absolutely love our home and enjoy hearing about the wonderful time our guests had staying at SeaEsta!


* Hot Tub: Available from March 1st to October 31st

* Pool: Available from April 1st to October 31st ($25/day)

* Pool Heat: Available when air temperature is above 65 degrees

* Linens: Sheets and Bathing Towel Service available ($175/wk)

* What is the State and Local Occupancy Tax?:

We get a few questions about the occupancy tax. As of July 1, 2011, the state and local tax rate is 12.75%. This is required by Dare County and the State of North Carolina.

* Distance to the Beach?

One block to beach access

* Area restaurants and stores?

There are two ice cream shops within walking distance and our home is located in an area with many shops, restaurants, grocery stores, and family attractions.

What's the home layout?

Sea-Esta is a new home built in 2004! It a Pool, Hot Tub, Pool Table, Wireless High Speed Internet, and plenty of parking space.

The top level with a great room, dining, kitchen and powder room will allow your family to gather together and enjoy the ocean air opening to a furnished, spacious sun deck. The great room has theatre surround sound in the ceiling. The ocean views are beautiful from the living room and deck! There is also an additional sitting area on the covered porch overlooking the pool area.

Sea-Esta is a non-smoking residence, and includes one Queen master suite on the mid level with its own private bath and tub, as well as two Queen bedrooms that share a connecting bathroom. The ground level features a King Master Bedroom with a private bathroom, in addition to spacious Recreation room with TV/DVD, refrigerator, powder room, wet bar and pool table ideal for creating fun family memories.

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about our home and feel free to contact us with any questions!

Keywords: Newer Style Beach house, near Oceanfront, Oceanview, Pool, Hot Tub, children friendly, beach access, pool table, close beach access, restaurants, stores, and shopping

More Details

Robin Bassett
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Robin Bassett

We're the Bassetts of Connecticut and the Kraegers of Georgia - a brother & sister whose families are very close and share the same love for the ocean. Robin & Hans grew up in Upstate, NY. We open up our home to guests and hope that they enjoy it as much as we do! If you want to know if our home is right for you, review our guest comments. Welcome to Sea-Esta!

Robin Bassett purchased this house in 2006

Why Robin Bassett chose Kill Devil Hills

We narrowed our list down to 15 properties, based upon certain criteria. We wanted: a quiet street (non beach road), still see the ocean, close to public beach access, a pool & hot tub, and a home in impeccable condition. This home was brand new and had both a luxurious and comfortable feel about it. We were spot on.

What makes this house unique

We love having coffee on the decks in the morning & sitting our there at sunset. We love being able to relax by the pool in the afternoon, being 5 minutes from any type of store or restaurant. Between the pool, hot tub, pool table, reading, surround sound theatre, the cottage has everything we need. The hallways are really wide and the cottage huge, which makes having 3 floors perfect for two families. It's big enough that we never feel crowded. Someone can take a nap mid-day (& that does happen!!) and not be disturbed. Just sheer comfort!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi all! We are changing the name of our home from Xanadunes to Sea-Esta! We'll make the official cutover in the Spring of 2007. Many thanks to all who have provided feedback since we signed on with VRBO in August of 2006.
Oct 2006
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Kill Devil Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , On upper floor with Living Room
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , On bottom floor off Rec Room
  • King Bedroom - Private Bathroom Queen Bedroom - Private Bathroom 2 Queen Bedrooms - Share Jack-n-Jill Bathroom 1 Half-bath on 1st Floor Rec Room 1 Half-bath on upper floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1) A porta-crib is available for your baby! In addition, there are inflatable air mattresses with electric pumps for our guests.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Surround Sound Stereo System, Ceiling Fans, Highchair, Baby Gate, 2 Pack N Plays, 2 child safety bed rails, and Enclosed Outside Shower.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(83 traveler reviews)

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SeaEsta! Newer Home with Private Pool & Hot Tub
average rating of 4.8192773 based on 84 reviews

Great Location to everything!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Sea-etsa, it was located close to the beach,restaurants and everything else we needed! The view from the decks are great, you can see the water, but unfortunately it was too chilly during our stay to spend any time outside or go to the beach. The house has so may ammenties that are great for families such as a playpen, beach toys, beach cart, even a small stroller, books, dvds, etc. We didn't get to use the hot tub either, but it looked very nice as well as a nice swimming pool. We loved being able to play pool! It was a pleasant experience, Robin is very nice & easy to talk to. The only thing I would recommend would be to let renters know beforehand that they will need to bring their own paper towels, toilet paper and trash bags. I say this because when we arrived I had to use the restroom really bad and discovered there was no toilet paper. Thankfully Food Lion was very close by. Would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, and we'd be delighted to have you back! We appreciate all comments as it helps us to continue to improve the experience for guests. We typically do not run into a situation where the previous renter strips the house of every bare essential product, and in fact, encourage guests to 'pay it forward' by leaving leftover toilet paper, coffee filters, etc. It's highly unusual to arrive to a bare cottage, so our sincere apologies! We hope you found the cottage guidebook I sent helpful. Page 3 lists the items guests need to bring or purchase. I will make a note of communicating to all guests going forward. Thanks again for a great review, and we're thrilled you enjoyed your stay! Please come again - we provide discounts to repeat guests.
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Newport News,Va

Family Fun!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay for 10 days! The pool is great and the beach is very close. One of the nicest beach we have ever been too! The house is well equipped and great for mutiple families.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2007
  • Stayed: August 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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8 1

It was perfect for our family of 8. Loved the pool and hot tub!

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful area, would recommend The Black Pelican Restaurant!! Unit was. Lean and had everything we needed and then some!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and great house

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week staying here. The house had everything our family of five needed. We easily walked to the beach and my boys loved the pool. We ate out for some meals, but also cooked in some nights. The kitchen was well stocked with all needed tools. Bed linens and towels were provided and were all clean.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Have lived in West Chester OH for 37 years

Great house, If you can do stairs.

  • 5 of 5

It was perfect for the 10 of us. three families. fairly close to the beach. pool and hot tub. we were a little surprised when we found the kitchen and living room were on the third floor. maybe it was in the description but none of us remember it. could be a problem for some. But you do get a great view.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

Great house in a fabulous location with tons of immunities and everything you need for an amazing beach vacation. Having a private pool was really nice too.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words - your group was great to work with! We'd be delighted to have you back anytime. Sincerely, The Bassetts & Kraegers
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pool Heat $175 + Tax
2018 linen fee $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Rates do not accurately reflect half weeks, long weekends, or holidays. We're happy to provide a quote. For 2017, rates are all inclusive, meaning pool & hot tub, cleaning, and linens. No additional fees. For 2018, there is an additional linen fee, which is provided in your quote. Thank you!

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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