DREAMS END - OCEANFRONT PARADISE WHERE YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE

Cathy Forgnone

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms8
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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DREAMS END - OCEANFRONT PARADISE WHERE YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE

Carova Cottage Rental Photos and Description

6 Bedrooms, 8 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16

Dreams End is located in Swan Beach - 3.5 miles north of the end of the paved road (Rt 12)

Oceanfront home with unobstructed ocean views

6 bedrooms (6 masters)

1 w/king, 1 w/king, 1 w/king, 1 w/king,

1 w/ double, bunk & crib, 1 w/2 bunksets

6 full bathrooms and 2 half bathrooms

Leave your hectic life behind and relax at Dreams End in Carova's unique 4x4 area where the wild horses roam. This home is really a dream come true. Ideally situated 3.5 miles up the beach with spectacular, unobstructed oceanfront views.

Every bedroom is a master suite w/a private bathroom (tub and shower in each bathroom), pillow top mattresses (excluding bunks), ocean views and private deck access. New carpeting added to all of the bedrooms in 2013. New swivel/glider chairs added to the Great Room for 2014.

Ground level has a gated, heatable pool (with poolside half bath), hot tub, outside shower w/hot water, wood walkways from the pool area to every house entrance. There is also a small air conditioned Rec Room with a rebound Shuffleboard Table and Foosball Table for the kids to enjoy.

Mid-level has 4 master suites: 2 Kings, 1 w/2 bunk sets, 1 w/bunk set, double bed and a pottery barn full size crib. Each bedroom has a private bathroom and private deck access. This level also has a laundry room and a sitting area with a loveseat, 2 chairs and a flat screened TV.

Upper level offers 2 King master suites (1 has a jacuzzi tub), spacious great room w/gas fireplace, cathedral ceilings, ceiling fans, powder room, home theater 5.1 surround sound with 55' flat screen HD TV, custom wood trim/woodwork and gourmet kitchen w/2 refrigerators and equipped with many extras such as ice cream maker; smoothie maker; waffle maker, seafood steamer and more! Upper level's great room and dining room feature hardwood floors. And don't forget the ship's watch with computer (w/high speed internet and high speed wireless internet), books and reading area!

Floor plan:

Ships watch: computer with internet access; reading area.

Upper level: great room, kitchen, dining area, king master, king master, 2 baths, powder room.

Mid-level: king master, king master, double, bunk & crib master, bunk master, sitting room & laundry room.

Ground level: outdoor fun w/access to all house entries. Small rec room with Rebound Shuffleboard and Foosball Tables. Poolside half bath.

Extras

Private heatable pool (20x10); 6-7 person hot tub; Jacuzzi tub; gas fireplace; 7 satellite hookups; 7 color TVs (1 55' Samsung HD TV with HD receiver w/5.1 surround sound; DVD player; VCR; Sony PlayStation II; rebound shuffleboard; Foosball table; computer w/high speed internet and high speed wireless internet; answering machine; 2 refrigerators each w/ice makers; books; games; port-a-crib; baby gates; booster seat; porch swing; hammock; gas grill; horseshoes; beach equipment; sand toys; pool & deck furniture; outside bathhouse w/hot water; private well w/filtered & conditioned water w/ additional UV purification and over 1200 feet of decking to view ocean and sound.

For renters convenience, we have installed a touch pad key lock on the main entrance door. Each renter will be given a new access code via email prior to their arrival.

Non-smoking

Call for pet policy

Four-wheel drive vehicle required

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Cathy Forgnone (Owner)
Advertiser since 2013
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About Cathy Forgnone

Mike and Cathy live in Western New York and have two grown children, a son-in-law and 3 grandchildren. We have been vacationing in the Outer Banks for about 30 years. We spend as much time as possible at the beach enjoying the surf, sand and wild horses that roam the area.

Cathy Forgnone purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Cathy Forgnone chose Carova

One year while vacationing in Duck, we rented 4 wheelers and took them to Swan Beach to ride. We fell in love with the remoteness of the 4x4 area and purchased our lot in 2000 never dreaming that we would ever build a house there. The family nicknamed the lot 'Cathy's Sandpile'. Cathy's Sandpile became Dream's End in 2005. We are living proof that dreams do come true!

What makes this cottage unique

Our cottage is located in Carova's unique 4x4 area where the wild horses roam. Carova is an eleven mile stretch of beach that begins at the northern terminus of NC Route 12 and extends to the North Carolina/Virginia state line. The name Carova is actually a contraction of Carolina and Virginia. Carova is sub-divided into beaches, one of which is Swan Beach where Dream's End is located. Our cottage is ideally situated 3.5 miles up the beach with spectacular, unobstructed oceanfront views. Every bedroom is a Master Suite with its very own private bathroom and deck access. The views from this house are breathtaking! Every room has a view of the ocean. Take a short walk over the dune and you are at the beach or sit on the deck and watch the dolphins jumping out of the waves. You may even see a whale spouting a stream of water as he swims by. Thunderstorms are exceptional at the beach with lightning brightening up the dark night skies. On a clear night you can sit in the hot tub and stare up at endless stars. There isn't any light pollution to dull your view. Early mornings you can view the sunrise over the ocean and in the evening view the sunset over the sound. The evening skies are incredibly filled with colorful hues. The wild horses come by nearly every day to snack on the grasses growing around the house. Some times you see them racing across the dunes in hot pursuit of each other. This area isn't for the faint of heart though. There aren't any paved roads or sidewalks in the 4x4 area called Carova. It is a wild and free area. The highway is the beach. Sand roads lead to the cottages. Your vacation here will be an experience like no other. Rejuvenate, relax and renew at Dream's End. Staying in the 4x4 area should be on everyone's Bucket List!!

For additional information check out our website: https://sites.google.com/site/obxdreamhouse/

Also check us out at Facebook.com/DreamsEndOBX

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms8
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Dreams End - Oceanfront Paradise Where Your Dreams Come True
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
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Carova Outer Banks
Chesapeake, va
5

Vacation week you would hope would never end

  • 5 of 5
You would never know this house was a rental by being inside- kitchen was great, bedrooms were roomy, views were AWESOME, horses loved grazing, stuff for all ages to do from game room to adults sitting on top deck watching the waves crash and the beautiful sun rises. THANKS Mike and Cathy
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Mike for choosing Dreams End for your vacation destination, for posting great pics on Facebook and for your great review. We really do try to add a lot of personal touches in the house hoping to make it more comfortable for everyone so they will want to return year after year. Thanks so much for noticing!!
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Carova Outer Banks
5

Perfect Vacation House on the Beach

  • 5 of 5
My family had a wonderful vacation in this home. It was by far the cleanest we have ever rented in the area and most comfortable. The owners were super responsive and helpful throughout the renting process and during our actual vacation. Definitely recommend this house if you are looking for an adventure on the beach :)
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you Karen for choosing Dreams End for your vacation spot, posting pictures on Facebook and for writing a great review. I am going to forward your review to the cleaners. They will appreciate your comment on how clean the house was! We look forward to hearing from you again!!
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Carova Outer Banks
5

What a wonderful home

  • 5 of 5
We had an incredible vacation!! The house was BEAUTIFUL, clean and just as the pictures show, no surprises, and the top deck with the tall captain chairs was without a doubt the best seat in the house!!!!!! My family loved it!!! The horses came right up to the fence. We saw them daily. I would highly recommend this home. Owners were wonderful to work with as well.
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks Debra for the great review and for choosing Dreams End for your vacation!! My husband made the captains chairs on the top deck so he was pleased that you enjoyed them. We agree that the view is incredible and we love the horses too!! We hope you come back again soon!
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Carova Outer Banks
5

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5
The house was amazing. The kitchen was very well stocked with most anything you could need. Cooking meals was a breeze with the excellent layout of the kitchen. There was ample room for all of us at meal time. The pictures of the house really do not do it justice. The owners were awesome!!!!!! They made sure we were in the house and that we had no problems. I would recommend this beautiful home to anyone!!!
  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Lorinda for choosing Dreams End for your vacation spot and for such a great review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time in paradise and hope you come back again!!
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Carova Outer Banks
Lancaster, New York
5

Another amazing vacation

  • 5 of 5
Dreams End, another great vacation while staying at Cathy and mike's house. All their personal touches they put into the house, it makes you feel right at home. The house is very well maintained and includes everything you need. The views from the house are amazing. A very short walk over the dunes to the ocean. The pool and hot tub are really nice. A great place to kick back and relax with family and friends. We won't stay anywhere else but Dreams End!!!! Thanks again Cathy and Mike.
  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dawn - Even though we've never met, I feel like I know you because of all the years you have rented Dreams End. Thank you so much for coming back year after year and for writing such a great review!!
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Carova Outer Banks
Hubbard, ohio
5

Relax and enjoy

  • 5 of 5
Excellent vacation! Just what we were looking for and more! Accommodations and view were perfect.
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you Ron for choosing Dreams End for your vacation spot and also for writing a review. We are so fortunate to have great guests like you!!
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Map

Map

Currituck Beach Light House Gft
Currituck Beach Lighthouse
Steamer's Shellfish to Go
Sundogs Raw Bar & Grill
Pizzazz Pizza
Corolla Market & Deli
Corolla Pizza & Deli
North Banks Restaurant
Tim Buck II Shopping Center
Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education
Food Lion
Bacchus Wine and Cheese
Heritage Park
Dairy Queen
Route 12 Steak & Seafood
Corolla Bait & Tackle
Wild Horse Museum Store
The Fin & Claw Sea Grill
Harris Teeter
Cosmo's Pizzeria
Grouper's Grille and Wine Bar
Pizza Guy
Big Mama's Ice Cream
Big Bucks Ice Cream
Dippin' Dots
Giant Slice Pizza
Tomato Patch Pizzeria
COROLLA WATER SPORTS
Nicolettas Italian Cafe
Car: necessary

Our cottage is located 3.5 miles up the beach from the end of the paved road (Rt 12). It is accessible by 4 wheel drive vehicles only as there are not any paved roads. The sand is your highway!

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Carova Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Post-In 3
Sep 6 2014 - Sep 26 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,900
 
 
Post In 4
Sep 27 2014 - Nov 21 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,575
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2014 - Nov 28 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,900
 
 
Off Season Fall
Nov 29 2014 - Dec 19 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,575
 
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2014 - Dec 26 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,900
 
 
Off Season
Dec 27 2014 - Apr 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,575
 
 
Easter Week
Apr 4 2015 - Apr 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,900
 
 
PreSeason
Apr 11 2015 - May 8 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,575
 
 
PreSeason2
May 9 2015 - May 22 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,975
 
 
Memorial Day
May 23 2015 - May 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
Pre In 1
May 30 2015 - Jun 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,250
 
 
Pre In 2
Jun 6 2015 - Jun 12 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,950
 
 
In Season 1
Jun 13 2015 - Jun 19 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,550
 
 
In Season 2
Jun 20 2015 - Jun 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,975
 
 
In Season
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 14 2015
7 night minimum stay
$5,900
 
 
Post In 1
Aug 15 2015 - Aug 21 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,995
 
 
Post In 2
Aug 22 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Post In 3
Aug 29 2015 - Sep 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,950
 
 
Post In 4
Sep 5 2015 - Sep 11 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,350
 
 
Post In 5
Sep 12 2015 - Oct 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,975
 
 
Off Season
Oct 3 2015 - Nov 20 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,575
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 27 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,900
 
 
Off Season Fall
Nov 28 2015 - Dec 18 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,575
 
 
Christmas
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Tax Rate 12.75%
Notes If using a credit card, 2.5% will be added to your invoice. This is the fee that VRBO charges us and is non negotiable.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Carova Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower , Outdoor Bathroom on Ground Level Next to Pool Area.
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower , Powder Room on Top Level
    Bathroom 9 - outdoor shower , This Is An Outdoor Shower W/hot Water Next To Pool area
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 6 - 2 bunk bed
  • 6 Master Bedrooms. Each bedroom has its own private bathroom with tub/shower. There is also private access from each bedroom to a deck. Five bedrooms have flat screened TV's, each with separate Satellite.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Toys
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • paragliding
  • surfing
  • hunting
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • parasailing
  • kayaking
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
Notes:
Housekeeper included means that the cottage will be cleaned before your arrival and cleaned at your departure at no extra cost to you.
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