COZY COTTAGE, STEPS TO THE BEACH, YOUR PERFECT ISLAND VACATION

John or Pat Rice

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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COZY COTTAGE, STEPS TO THE BEACH, YOUR PERFECT ISLAND VACATION

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Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Hatteras Holiday is located in picturesque Hatteras Village. This 2 bedroom 2 bath cottage is just steps from the beach. You can park your car, relax, and begin to enjoy island living. Ride your bike or walk to artisan shops, art galleries, marinas, restaurants, and the Ocracoke Ferry Landing.

Hatteras Holiday is perfect for a couple or a small family. Everything you need for your vacation is here. Two lots back from the ocean, the beach is just steps away across a community boardwalk. You can walk for hours on our beautiful, unspoiled beaches or you can just relax under your umbrella and read that book you’ve been saving for the beach. Water sports enthusiasts can kite board, kayak, windsurf, or even para sail.

Fishermen can fish from the surf or charter a day trip at one of the marinas. There is a lighted fish cleaning table for preparing your catch for dinner. A locked storage area under the house makes it easy for you to stow your boogie boards, kites, or fishing gear. Chairs, beach umbrellas, and sandcastle building toys are provided for you.

Our home is nicely furnished and includes a roomy combined living/dining area. A well equipped modern kitchen has a large refrigerator with an icemaker, a microwave, and a dishwasher. The laundry is a separate room adjacent to the living area.

The screened porch off the kitchen, through sliding glass doors, is popular with all our guests. There is a big table and chairs on the screened porch that provides a space for outdoor dining .

Well furnished outdoor decks are comfortable for sunbathers and sunsets.

For entertainment, there are three televisions and DVD players, and a video library with a nice variety of movies. Charter Cable, high speed Internet, and WiFi are all included.

The two bedrooms are comfortable with good quality bedding. One has a queen size bed and the other has a full size platform bed with a memory foam mattress and twin beds with new mattresses. All beds have mattress pads, pillows and quilts.

NEW THIS YEAR - Bed linens are provided and your beds will be made and ready for you upon arrival.

There are two full bathrooms, plus an outdoor shower room with hot water for rinsing off after a day on the beach.

We want you to have a good vacation at a reasonable cost. The basic weekly rental is just that. You pay the basic rate, tax and cleaning/linens. Your $200 security deposit will be in the mail for you just as soon as you depart.

Hatteras Holiday is a Shore Details house. The folks at Shore Details make sure your house is clean when you check in. They are also available to help you with any maintenance problems during your stay.

Shore Details can help you with grocery delivery, catering , or planning excursions while you’re on the island They believe that details matter and so do we.

Keywords: Beach cottage ,Beach house, Two bedroom beach cottage, Hatteras beach cottage, Quiet beach cottage. Convenient beach cottage,

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Guestbook comments from the owner
Hello!



Thank you for letting us to stay in your lovely cottage. It is very well equipped , clean and every thing works well.

We had so much fun ! We hope that this was not our last visit to Hatteras Holiday, ( Shell Finder ).



Have a great day!
Aug 2011
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John or Pat Rice

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Hatteras Island is home to us. We are retired schoolteachers from Ohio who have vacationed here for 45 years. When we had the opportunity we built a home and moved here. After ten years, we still love this island we call home and look forward to many years of happy island living.

John or Pat Rice purchased this cottage in 2004

After Hurricane Isabel we decided to buy a rental property by the beach. Hatteras Holiday was available and we were able to purchase it, known then as Shell-finder. We live in Buxton and had always vacationed in Frisco, so Hatteras, only ten miles away, was a learning experience for us. We have learned to love Hatteras and spend many days at Hatteras Holiday. Our children and grandchildren think of our cottage as their vacation home. The neighborhood is wonderful, made up of vacationers and summer residents. It is safe, quiet, and welcoming, a great place for anyone who wants to get away from hectic every day life and relax.

Hatteras is a village, home to many of our local people and charter boat families. There is a grocery store, a hardware, good restaurants, a library, a museum, the Coast Guard base, great marinas, and quiet island living. You can walk to everything in Hatteras or you can ride your bike anywhere. If you like more excitement, you can drive an hour to Nags Head for shopping and golf. If you want to step back in time, you can take the free ferry to Ocracoke and spend the day.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 21 traveler reviews

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Cozy Cottage, Steps to the Beach, Your Perfect Island Vacation
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Hatteras Cape Hatteras
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5

Location, location, location!!

  • 5 of 5
My two sisters-in-law spent a wonderful week at this cozy cottage literally just steps away from a beautiful sandy beach. We were provided with chairs, umbrellas, bikes and bugie boards which made it soooo much easier than having to pack or rent all that stuff! The accommodations were great and we felt right at home the minute we walked in. I would recommend this beautiful place to anyone needing a 2 bedroom unit.
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Kerry, Thank you for your positive response, we try to keep Hatteras Holiday just as you described it. Being in the right location is very important and it is but being comfortable and feeling like home, that is what Pat and I want visitors feel and that what is most important to us.
Pat and John
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Hatteras Cape Hatteras
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
5

Still Dreaming of our Hatteras Holiday

  • 5 of 5
Our family loved this clean, well-equipped cottage that makes you feel right at home when you walk in the door. We found everything in excellent working order and enjoyed the bike, too. The photos accurately reflect the cottage, and the owners gave quick responses. I would recommend this to families, couples, or anyone seeking some solitude, while still being near a village with good restaurants, and of course the wild and beautiful ocean nearby. I still visualize it and hear the whistling wind while wishing I was there.
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive comments.
You have described how we want Hatteras Holiday Cottage to be, clean, well equipped, in good working order and comfortable.
When you come to the Island again please stay with us at Hatteras Holiday and make this cottage your home away from home.
John and Pat
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Hatteras Cape Hatteras
WV
5

Great Vacation and Home

  • 5 of 5
Very nice home near all the Hatteras activities. The owners were great to work with and home clean. Easy walk to the beach. Would rent this home again!
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your response.
We are pleased that Hatteras Holiday's location provided you with everything you needed for your Outer Banks vacation. Hatteras Holiday cottage is close to shops, grocery stores, fish markets, boat docks, library, and very important the beach. Location is very important.
We are glad that you found Hatteras Holiday cottage to be clean, Pat and I take a close interest in the cottage being clean and thank Shore Details for helping us keep it that way.
In the future please come back to Hatteras Island plan to stay with us at Hatteras Holiday by the Sea.
John and Pat
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Hatteras Cape Hatteras
Knoxville, TN
5

Great Vacation Cottage

  • 5 of 5
Everything was just as described. Perfect location for enjoying Hatteras. The restaurants were close. We rode bikes to many of them. The food was excellent. The beach was beautiful. The cottage met all our needs. I look forward to coming back.
  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Todd,
Thank you very much for your comment. Pat and I are glad that Hatteras Holiday met your needs, please come again.
Sincerely
John and Pat
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Hatteras Cape Hatteras
Ohio
5

Unforgetable Vacation

  • 5 of 5
Initially when viewing vacation options, my desire was to stay on Ocracoke Island. After that plan fell through, I opted to stay at Hatteras and I am so very glad I did. The Hatteras Holiday Cottage we rented was way more than I could have ever hoped for. The cottage was wonderful and included everything that we were needing to enjoy our vacation. The cottage was clean and very well cared for. The evenings were very quiet and when sitting out on the deck you could listen to the ocean as it crashed on the beach. We were just a couple minutes walk to the beach in one direction and a handful of minutes from the Sound side in the opposite direction. We were close enough to walk or ride bicycles to anywhere we were wanting to go including the ferry to Ocracoke.As photographers we found the sunrises on the Atlantic side to be spectacular and the sunsets on the Sound side to be splendid. We got wonderful shots of boats coming into Teaches Lair with a beautiful sunset in the background. I would definitely recommend this rental to my family and friends.
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you positive response.
Pat and I try to keep Hatteras Holiday up to date and as complete as we possibly can. With the help of Shore Details and their conscientious cleaning staff, Hatteras Holiday is clean and well cared for. Our renters share a large part of the praise, for they seem to leave the cottage as well cared for as they found it and we thank them very much for that.
We are glad that you found the neighborhood to be quiet and that the you were able to enjoy the sounds of the sea and exceptional views, this really completes the experience of a Hatteras vacation. Being well located in relation to the beach and village life, Hatteras Holiday, does allow you to spend your time on vacation and not in endless travel to local places of interest and sightseeing.
Thank you again for staying with us at Hatteras Holiday.
John and Pat
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Hatteras Cape Hatteras
Berryville, VA. USA
5

Gone Fishing

  • 5 of 5
Absolutely Wonderful!!
The cottage was extremely clean and very well appointed. Perfectly located close to the marinas and a stones throw to the beach. We will be back, hopefully soon!
  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Jo,
That is where Hatteras Holiday is, close to the beach, close to Hatteras Village activities and exactly like we want it to be, clean.
Thank you for your positive comment and we hope to see you again soon.
John and Pat
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Norfolk VA
Nearest Ferry
Hatteras/ Ocracoke
Nearest Beach
Hatteras
Nearest Golf
45 Miles
Nags Head
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Dinkys
Nearest Point of Interest
MUSEUM
Nearest Point of Interest
Ferry to Ocracoke
Nearest Point of Interest
Charter Boat Docks
Nearest Point of Interest
Hatteras Beaches
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach Ramp Access
Car: necessary

Hatteras Holiday is close to the ferry landing for scenic, historic Ocracoke Island, with its beautiful beaches and many fine restaurants. The ferry is free. You can stay all day and discover Ocracoke. Charter fishing is something you can and should do. The marinas, steps from Hatteras Holiday will take care of you every need and desire.

The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is 12 miles north at Buxton. There is a life guarded public beach at the Lighthouse, and a public beach with parking, showers, and a boardwalk to the beach at Frisco.

Kill Devil Hills, home to the Wright Brothers Historical Memorial is 48 miles north. The aquarium is in Manteo, 45 miles northwest, as well as Roanoake Island Festival Park and Elizabethan Gardens.

Kite boarding and Paddle boarding lessons are available on Hatteras Island, Kayaks can be rented as well.

On the beach you can walk, surf, hunt for shipwrecks, or just relax.

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Availability & Rates

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Hatteras Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
LATE SUMMER
Aug 2 2014 - Aug 29 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
FALL
Aug 30 2014 - Nov 1 2014
3 night minimum stay
$100
$700
 
 
Spring
Mar 7 2015 - May 15 2015
3 night minimum stay
$115
$800
 
 
Early Summer
May 16 2015 - Jun 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
$125
$875
 
 
Summer
Jun 13 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,275
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 29 2015 - Oct 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
$125
$875
 
 
Fall
Oct 3 2015 - Nov 7 2015
3 night minimum stay
$115
$800
 

Additional information about rental rates

CLEANING and Linens $110 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%
Notes 2015 Rates are subject to change in relation to added expenses such as increases in taxes, insurance and services.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Hatteras Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Covered Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Broadband Access
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Catering Available
  • Kitchen
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • shelling
  • horseback riding
  • wildlife viewing
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • tennis
  • parasailing
  • deepsea fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • jet skiing
  • hiking
Notes:
Locked storage for your kites and boogie boards. Screened porch off kitchen for outdoor dining. Nicely furnished deck. Laundry room off main living area.
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