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Relaxing Beach House with Panoramic Views and WiFi

28 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Carolina Dunes House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 7 Max

Located on one of the highest points in Duck. Enjoy fabulous views of the Ocean, Sound and surrounding area from our New Deck. Beach access to the Ocean or Sound is just a quick stroll away! Approximately 300 yards to the Ocean, the access path is at the end of our street, And you do not have to cross the busy beach highway.

Relax in the comfortable Great Room decorated with knotty pine tongue groove paneling. The 3 bedrooms were updated and all new flooring was installed. House is equipped with password protected Wi-Fi !

There is a well-equipped kitchen or cook up your 'catch of the day' on the gas grill. Don't feel like cooking? Duck is just minutes away with lots of great restaurants and shopping. A wonderful bike path connects Duck and Corolla. Bring your own bike!

Complete your day by enjoying a beautiful Outer Banks sunset from the deck and screened in porch.

In high season, we are a Sunday to Sunday rental

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Demetra Heckman
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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About Demetra Heckman

The house was built by my parents in the early 80's. We did a lot of work ourselves. To give you an idea of my Dad's personality, the underside of the house is braced above code to withstand the winds of Hurricanes. I never fear that our house will blow away!

My parents have both passed away and my sister and I manage the property. We have made several improvements including replacing shag carpet with laminate, wood paneling with dry wall and a more functional kitchen. We have tried to create a family friendly place, but remain true to our parents vision of a beach house.

It is also important to note that I do not live at the beach and I am not able to check things every day. We appreciate renters who notify us when things are not working correctly. We do have a cleaning lady and maintenance man on call, but it still can take 24 hours for them to respond.

The house is a special place for us and our families full of memories.

Demetra Heckman purchased this house in 1980


based on 28 traveler reviews

Relaxing Beach House with Panoramic Views and WiFi
average rating of 4.642857 based on 28 reviews

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

What really made our stay special was the incredible thoughtfulness of the owners to be sure we had everything we needed to make our Duck visit a real vacation.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2005
  • Stayed: Apr 2005
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vacation trip

  • 5 of 5

We rented this beautiful home for 3 days as the destination for our vacation coming from Michigan. This house was perfect for us. We were traveling with another couple and one of them is in a wheelchair. There was a ramp up to the front door which made it easy to get her into and out of the house. This was very centrally located for all of the exploring we planned on doing. The weather was great for Sunday and Monday while we were there. But starting Monday night the remnants of TS Julia started dumping rain on the area. So Tuesday was indoor exploring we went down to Roanoke Island to the aquarium there. One small problem that came up was that with the rain the ramp gets a little slippery. I fell one time taking the wheelchair down the ramp to load her into the van on one of our explorations. Luckily it was towards the bottom of the ramp so nobody was hurt. We would rent this hose again if in the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, good facilities, and away from the crowds

  • 4 of 5

Stayed for 5 nights in May 2016. The owner Demetra was helpful and responsive throughout the booking process and during our stay.

The house is well-equipped and spacious, and a short easy walk from the beach in Duck, The street itself is quiet and great if you want to get away from the crowds.

A great base to explore the beautiful Outer Banks!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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  • 4 of 5

We had a great time! The beds were comfy, and so was the couch. We spent some of the evenings on the screened in porch which was nice. The only I wished for more was a pool.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Cute House

  • 5 of 5

This house is very cute and clean. It was a great location (close to the beach and town) and we had a great visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, comfortable stay, beautiful part of the OBX

  • 5 of 5

A very nice property that is also wheelchair accessible. Perfect for a short weekend stay (and longer). Well appointed, easy to access, easy walk to the beach and a great view of the sound and ocean from the top. Definitely recommended!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Rates & Availability

Carolina Dunes House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Fall
Oct 9 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2017 - Feb 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Feb 26 2017 - Apr 8 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85
Tax Rate 13.0%

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Carolina Dunes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Front Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs - outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Middle Bedroom - 1 double
    Third Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • All beds have pillows and blankets. Sheet and towels are NOT provided, but can be rented for an extra charge. There is also 1 baby pack and play on-site.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 7 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
2 Queen, 1 Double, 1 Twin (& Pack-n-play on site) . Outside gas grill and shower, screened porch.

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