The Spice of Life is a three level Whalehead Beach, Corolla Oceanfront home offering something for everyone in three spacious and comfortable levels.
New pool under construction - see Photo #2 for progress as of 1/18/14 of excavation and framing of the new pool. Plenty of concrete decking in shade and in sun and an outdoor bar is being built. Outdoor Ping Pong table has already been purchased. Concrete being poured as soon as night temps permit. Ground level interior remodeling is well underway. Old walls have come down, new walls are going up! The remodeling creates an entirely new Ground Level Game Room with light, view windows and a sliding door connecting to the new pool deck complete with a bar kitchenette, a remodeled bedroom now with a bunk & a Queen Bed and a separate bathroom and laundry area with new appliances and fixtures.
We're upgrading / replacing some electronics, bedding & decor too. A private Big Screen Room is now under construction on the Upper Level by the wet bar (in the current office area). A sectional sofa with sleep sofa and recliner seating will enhance this new room.
The large open Upper Level Loft, a popular gathering space that overlooks the Living Room, will remain with a comfortable arrangement and a new shuffleboard table.
Come up the front steps into the Foyer. You'll enter a newly remodeled (2012) Kitchen with large Granite Counter tops for preparation, new Cabinets, Double Dishwashers, the large Island seats four with a second full sized deep sink and a large, separate Pantry. Well equipped with dish and glassware, utensils, small appliances, pot, pans and space to make cooking a pleasure.
The First Floor (mid level) features a traditional wood trimmed Great Room with Two Dining Tables seating 12+ and flows into the Living Room. Large ocean facing windows and French doors open to 12' x 44' wide decks with a hot tub. A connected second story 25' x 14' deck provides partial shade to the deck below and ocean views as far as you can see. Two picnic tables make outdoor dining comfortable. Gas & charcoal grills are by nearby steps.
Completing the first floor are four spacious bedrooms:
The Shell Room, a huge King Master bedroom that opens to the deck.
The Ship Room another spacious King Master bedroom (upgraded for 2014) .
The Doubles Room (even larger) with a Queen and a Double Bed also opens to the deck and shares the hall bath with the Wood Room which has a side deck and receives a Double & trundle bed for 2014 to replace twin beds.
The Ground Level has a complete overhaul in progress.The game /media room with a second full sized refrigerator & bar will open to the pool deck in addition to the entrance from the carport. A large bedroom with bunk bed set & a Queen Bed and a large Bathroom & Laundry Room completes the Ground Level.
A Guest Storage Shed is located in the carport with ample beach chairs, toys & accessories and adult bikes for your use & convenience.
The Upper Level has the sixth bedroom, appropriately named the Ocean Room, also a generously sized
King Bedroom and Double Vanity Bathroom with an entrance to the upper level deck.
Also located on the Second (upper) Level you'll find the Balcony, a cozy area to read, chat or watch ocean life, an office nook, the large Loft sitting / media area that overlooks the First level Great Room with a wet bar and mini fridge, Round Card Table and a second sitting area being converted to a private Big Screen Room w/ recliners and comfy sectional,Powder Room & Side Deck access.
The driveway accommodates six cars with ease.
A Charcoal and a gas grill are on the property with a volley ball net and a big backyard being completely landscaped for other activities and enjoyment in 2014.
The WIFI, premium cable service, multiple TVs, books, games and video make this house fun for everyone.
We're Outer Banks Vacationers since 1980 and homeowners since 2010. We love the Outer Banks.
We actively manage and own three homes in Corolla and Duck that we keep in the best condition that we can for our guests and families. It's our goal to make our homes part of your memories and good times while vacationing here and earn your reservation repeatedly
Our newest, this Whalehead community oceanfront
'The Spice of Life', is named after a restaurant Lynn owned in Arlington, VA. from 1994- 2005 and also from 2009 - 2013. We like having Spice in our Life!
This is a dream we shared. An oceanfront home for our
family to use and enjoy and a great vacation property to manage. Big plans are underway for significant enhancements for 2014.
Improvements to make 'the Spice' also suitable for Weddings, Family Reunions etc. will begin in December of 2014 A large outdoor pool with a kiddie pool (similar to the one at our other Corolla Property #56291) and a wet deck is on the drawing board. Extensive pool decks and backyard improvements will make the outdoor experiences at the beach house even better. The lower level will be completely remodeled with a bar
expanded media, game and sports areas are being built.
A seventh room with media sleeping accommodations will be on the upper level. Bedding and Furniture will be replaced and upgraded as well.
Direct Oceanfront Beach Access! Views! Big Decks!
Huge Bedrooms with Multiple Spaces for all to be together or find some privacy. Extra Big Yard for a variety of activities and uses.
Very convenient to Shopping, Restaurants and Services.
Whalehead Beach Community is an approximately 3.5 miles long Oceanfront community with three streets that parallel the ocean. Lighthouse Dr. has the oceanfront and semi oceanfront homes. Whalehead Dr. is two streets back and Corolla Dr. is third back from the ocean.
The Spice of Life is only a few blocks away from a local shopping center with Food Lion Grocery, restaurants, movie theater and other shopping and services.
The Fire Dept and EMS station are located within Whalehead Community.
Our central location within Corolla places you near the Currituck Club Golf Course, The Historic Whalehead Club Soundfront Park & Grounds with the Coastal Museum,
The Corolla Village and Currituck Lighthouse and 3 miles from the end of the road and North Carova Beach off
road vehicle area only for surf fishing and Corolla's wild horses and remote housing area.