Quiet barrier island setting. Take in spectacular sunrises over the Atlantic and brilliant sunsets over Currituck Sound. 275 yards to expansive ocean beach, rated 6th on Travel Channel's 'Top Ten USA Beaches 2002.' Uncommon natural beauty all year. Home on elevated Carolina Dunes site has large gathering deck with distant view of ocean to the east and view of sound to the west. Open living area has cathedral ceiling, fireplace, skylight. Well-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar. Loft reading area with peaceful sound view. Master king bedroom with ceiling fan, cable TV, and private, furnished, high sunning deck and view of ocean. Queen bedroom with ceiling fan, cable TV, and private, furnished, covered shade deck. Twin bedroom with cable TV, VCR. Small children's bedroom with a set of bunks, trundle bed, cable TV, VCR, DVD. Greatroom with free high speed wireless internet and high definition cable TV; slider to wrap-around deck with high table and chairs, plus dining-height table with chairs. ONE GUEST WROTE, 'Sleep with king slider open for an ocean lullaby.' (wind-direction willing)
2013 SPECIAL EVENTS and ATTRACTIONS:
Within one mile, The TOWN of DUCK PARK, a new 11-acre soundside maritime forest and willow swamp offers special events amid its natural beauty. Visit it along the DUCK TRAIL, a 7-mile scenic path for pedestrians, bicyclists, and in-line skaters. New SOUNDSIDE BOARDWALK that connects shops and restaurants with panoramic water and sunset views.
2013 ENTERTAINMENT at DUCK TOWN PARK
Summer Music Series: Tues./Thurs.; June 27 - Aug. 8, 6:30 pm
Morning Children's Theater: Tues.; July 2 - Aug. 6, 10:00 am
Family Magic Show: Weds., July 3 - Aug. 7, 10.00 am
Children's Storytime: Thurs., July 11 - Aug. 8, 10:00 am
Within a 35-45 mins. drive: ROANOKE ISLAND FESTIVAL PARK: Tour the ELIZABETH II SAILING VESSEL with garbed interpreters, interactive exhibits; dine, shop along the wharf; visit BOAT BUILDING MUSEUM and tour ROANOKE MARSHES LIGHTHOUSE.
N.C. AQUARIUM on Roanoke Island: A marine-oriented educational facility with 'touch tank', nature craft workshops;
CONSERVATORY at Nags Head Woods: Rare maritime forest preserve with trails for hiking, birding.
LIVE THEATER at Soundside Amphitheatre on Roanoke: 'The Lost Colony'
SEASONAL WEATHER: We have 288 sunny days a year with only 36 rainy days (0.10 inches or more). The average yearly temperature is 70 degrees; average yearly water temperature is 65.
AIR / WATER temps, monthly - see below:
January 52 / 49 July 88 / 74
February 53 / 46 August 83 / 78
March 58 / 52 September 79 / 76
April 66 / 60 October 71 / 70
May 74 / 68 November 63 / 58
June 80 / 73 December 55 / 55