Corolla House Rental Photos and Description
House, 6 Bedrooms, 3 Kings, 1w/ 2 twins, 1w/ 2doubles,1 w/2 bunks (Sleeps 12)
Spring, Summer and Fall are all great times to be in the OBX, Great Temps,peaceful beach walks, beautiful sunsets, and the indoor pool, tennis courts, and hot tub. It Just does not get much better than this! House Pool opens April 5 and is closed on Oct 18, 2014 . NEW FOR 2014...new furniture for ground floor den and second floor den. New Flat screens for first and second floors dens. One flat screen 50 plus inches. New carpeting in all second floor rooms. This beautifully decorated cottage style home in Corolla Light Resort provides everything you will need to have a great restful or action-packed vacation. It is located close to the historic Whalehead Club and shares their majestic views of the Currituck Sound and all the native wildlife. The home is beautifully situated among the pines on one of the largest and most private lots in this great resort community. The house has large decks with over sized Rockers, Adirondak chairs, and two porch hammock swings to sit in and enjoy the breezes between the pines and the views of all the sound and Whalehead Club activities. There is a hammock in the back yard that is the perfect resting spot and observation point of the nearby Corolla Lighthouse.
The Lighthouse is a 3 minute walk away and is open for tours daily as is your next door neighbor the Whalehead Club. Between the two of these points of interest is a new Wildlife Museum that is open daily for a free tour and viewing of a movie about the history of the area. Their is no better location for closeness to all the oceanside/soundside and townside amenities in this resort area. If you want to walk, your destination is close by or if you want to ride the resort's trolley, it stops to pick you up at the entrance to the culdesac the home is located on.
In addition to the Large private pool and hot tub at the home, the community offers 3 oceanfront pools, clubhouse with dining and an activities area with games (b ball, shuffle board, air hockey, volleyball pool table and arcade) as well as a playground for the tykes. The community also offers an indoor sports center with Tennis Courts, Olympic sized pool, weights, cardio equipment, and a large indoor hot tub area. The resort also offers supervised planned activities for children and adults. With the rental of the house, you will also receive wristbands that allow you to access all the resort amenities. The Corolla Light Resort was named the best resort in North Carolina for the decade of the 90's and has won the 'Best Resort' designation in North Carolina every year it was allowed to be included in the competition including last year.
The house was recently upgraded with new hardwood floors and a 48' HD LED Flat Screen TV. We also added new furniture to the top floor living area and upgraded the phone (free LD calls in the US) and high speed wireless internet service. The neighborhood is well located near shopping, restaurants, and a golf course. Staying here entitles the guests to reduced rates for golf at the Currituck Golf Club which is just 3 miles away.
Bedroom & Bath Summary:
Top Floor-King MBR with Bath also a half bath off main living area
2nd Floor-2 king BRs with baths, 1 BR with 2 doubles,1 Hall Bath near den
1st Floor- Bunk room 2 bunk sets (4 twins) w/ attached hall bath, 1 BR w/2 twins and 1/2 bath
For more pictures and views see Virtual Floor Plan Tour in Links Section below Rates.
Past Guest Comments:
Mar 25-Apr 9
“….boy, did we enjoy watching ospreys, ducks, geese and turtles from your decks. What a fabulous view you have! This marks our 14th year vacationing here in Corolla-we hope to rent your beautiful home again soon-“ The Jennings & Dickinson Families
“…We had such a wonderful time in your beautiful home. The house is decorated so nice and the view of the sound from the deck is great. The Corolla light Resort was superior always so clean & nice, we also loved the screened porch great for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hammock & hammock swings were nice extras. Fantastic home, nice pictures.” Thanks, the Browns
“This is our 4th year at Sounds Like Fun & we had another great family vacation. Thanks for sharing your home with us- we think it’s the best place in town! The new hardware floors, tile downstairs, and new flat screen TV are all great. As usual, the sunsets, ospreys, museum etc are great diversions.” The Novotneys
“We love “Sounds Like Fun” Everyone got to go to the beach, and we played in the volleyball, wallyball & tennis tournaments. We enjoyed having a pool right outside & a hot tub & the sound right behind us. The house was really cool! Thanks a lot!! We had an awesome time!” The Meyers, Frederickson & Stydvhar Families
‘..We enjoyed all the house had to offer including bikes and fishing. Our youngest spent hours catching fish and throwing them back. Our oldest broke his line on the “one that got away.” Sounds Like Fun is on the top of our list of rental houses. We hope to come back again. Thank you for sharing your home! “The Rons, Schweigs & Scozzafawas
“Our grandchildren have come to think of this place as poppys summer house. I think this was our 5th year. We love everything about “Sounds Like Fun”. We utilize all the rooms, pool, hot tub, bikes & the entire resort. Thank you for sharing your home.” The Pjontek Clan
“We’re back! … Your house and the view are as beautiful as ever. This is our 3rd visit to your house and we would like to thank you for sharing it with us As usual your home has given us precious, memororable family time together. “The Jeter Family
“We happened to find Sounds Like Fun by accident. We were overwhelmed by the beautiful view. Our last day here it was 80degrees here so we all got to go home sun burned! Thanks for an excellent week! The Teetsels & the Bakers
Ps There is a family of ospreys that hang out in your back yard trees! It is an awesome thing to watch! Thanks so much! The view & the sunsets were the best! We will be back next year! Thanks for a great week! Love the Bakers & Teetsels!”
Keywords: Beach house, Pool, Vacation Home,OBX Rental House, Corolla Rental,Best NC Resort,
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
About Tom McMillan
Jeanette and I learned to relax on the outer banks of North Carolina. We started experimenting with North Carolina Vacation spots in 1979 just after we moved to Williamsburg Virginia. We went to every NC beach from Oak Island on up thru Topsail to Nags Head, to Duck before we vacationed in Corolla in 1989. Since then we have been coming back and always enjoying our vacation. We've watched the area develop and we are very satisfied with how the area has ended up today.
Tom McMillan purchased this house in 2004
Why Tom McMillan chose Corolla
We loved the laid back NC environment. We always left any of the stress of daily work day life on the mainland side of the bridge. When we started looking to buy in 1994 we did a through search of all the neighborhoods from Southern Shores to Ocean Hill. The Corolla Light Resort amenities in the end won out by a landslide. Our home is used year around the indoor sports center increases the usage of the home from twenty-five wonderful weeks a year to year around for our family and grandchildren.
What makes this house unique
We are in the center of everything. We are in the middle of and can walk or bike ride to the Ocean Clubhouse area, the Soundside Sports Center, Corolla Village, the Lighthouse, The NC Wildlife Education Center, and the Whalehead Club and grounds. All the amenities of the NC Resort Community of the decade and most resent year are right at hand. Being located on the Sound across from the Whalehead Club is great for a peaceful and calming rest in the middle of Natures wonderland.
Guestbook comments from the owner
Love this house. Had a great time, Location was perfect. We loved the beautiful sunset and the sunrises. Hated to leave, hope we can be back next Oct.