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Charming, Well-Appointed OBX Home, Pool & Hot Tub, 350 ft. to beach access "

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

6 bedrooms (4 MBR), 5 1/2 baths, sleeps 14-16

Fall in love with this beautiful and scenic area as you enjoy our light, spacious and well-appointed home. Mt. Vernon is ready for rain or shine, offering spacious bedrooms, a mid-floor den, a roomy, open, fully outfitted kitchen with a large island and a large ground floor game room, with a pool table and fridge.

Our home is seconds to the beach, and to a beautiful, stocked lake with walking paths encircling it. You’ll have great views of both ocean and lake from the upstairs decks and great room. You will find plenty of spaces for quiet solitude, as well as ample areas to gather with your whole group on multiple decks, a large open great room and a fenced pool/hot tub area.

Outdoor entertainment: private pool with lounges, basketball goal, poolside & deck speakers, beach chairs, poolside picnic table, porch swing, boogie boards

Indoor entertainment: 7 TVs (most bedrooms have one), 7 VCRs, large movie & book library, games and puzzles, surround sound stereo

For the kids/babies: beach toys, pack n play, high chair, booster seats, children's books


Top floor- large MBR (queen) with window seat, large bathroom with double sinks, kitchen, great room and large deck

Middle floor- Main entrance with entry bench, hooks, 3 MBRs (queen), den with sleeper sofa (queen) and deck with access from the den and one bedroom with a porch swing. It's a lovely shaded spot with nice breezes on hot summer afternoons.

Ground floor- BR with twin bunks and single twin, BR a with a pyramid bed (full size below, twin bunk above), shared bath, and game room with pool table, new full size fridge, TV/stereo, loveseat and chairs.

More Details

Becky Vernon
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 9, 2018

About Becky Vernon

Our home was built in 2002. We purchased the lot in 1997 and our families dream to have a home at the beach came to fruition in 2002. We are originally from the midwest and completed our undergraduate work at Indiana University. Mark completed his post graduate work at Purdue University. In 1988 we settled in Virginia. So although we are midwesterners at heart our home is Virginia. Both of our children and their spouses are graduates of UVA.

The Vernon family has enjoyed the Outer Banks for years, and we feel fortunate to be able to share the love of the ocean with our 6 grandchildren.

Becky Vernon purchased this house in 2002

Why Becky Vernon chose Ocean Sands

Home is something incredibly special to us, and that is the case with our vacation home as well. We love to keep improving and updating the house each year to ensure our guests are comfortable and have a memorable vacation with your family. In the fall of 2016 we updated much of the decor, adding new art, pillows, nightstands, lamps, cozy seating areas in the bedrooms.

Other updates for the 2017 season include:

* new outdoor girl

* a second full size fridge added to the ground floor rec room

* new ceiling fans in 2 bedrooms

* entry benches and hooks at both main entrances to corral shoes, bags, jackets and towels

The heating and air conditioning units were replaced in 2015.


Ocean Sands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet
    Bathroom - outdoor shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 3 twin/ single
  • Four master suites All bedrooms have TV/DVD, spacious closet, dresser and ceiling fan. Bed Linens are provided. All beds will be made prior to arrival.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Four master bedrooms! 4 queens, 1 full, 4 twins, 1 sleep sofa. All master bedrooms have own TV/dvd player Kitchen has it all! Slow cooker, blender, coffee maker, toaster, seafood utensils, wine rack and takeout menus! Ground floor game room (off the pool) with pool table, standard refrigerator, TV/VCR/DVD, stereo system. Relax by the pool while listening to music through outside speakers. Outside amenities: shower, basketball goal, porch swing, decks, charcoal grill, beach chairs,boogie boards, beach toys, tennis courts and community pool in addition to private pool and hot tub. Extensive movie & book library (adult and children), porta crib, high chair.


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Charming, Well-Appointed OBX Home, Pool & Hot Tub, 350 ft. to beach access
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Family Friendly Mount Vernon

  • 5 of 5

We and friends of ours stayed at the this lovely spacious home! It was our friends' first visit, and they loved it! It was perfect for 8 children ranging in the age from 7-13 and for moms who were vacationing while husbands golfed. We enjoyed the beach 2-3 hours per day and then would spend the afternoon in the pool. It worked out perfectly for everyone's tastes! It wasn't something that required money over and above the initial investment- the home, the beach, the pool, and the amenities were enough for us. You can tell the owners put a lot of time in with the pool table, the games, movies, and the many t.v.'s and getaways in the house! It's wonderful, and we are all planning on going again this next summer. Restaurants are close, and are also family friendly.... for a couple nights out we went to Sunset Grille, and enjoyed the ice cream shoppe that TinBuck II. We were also able to get family photo shots that we will be using for our Christmas cards! It's just a great home- there is nothing that you will need....all is there! Kitchen is stocked- ideas for the visiting in the area are provided, beach toys and chairs are a plus!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2009
  • Stayed: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect quiet comfortable place to spend vacation

  • 5 of 5

We where very please with the home, quiet street, clean and spacious house. Beds where super comfortable and the kitchen was stocked with all the right tools. Wonderful private pool and just a few steps to the beach. Loved the living room setup with comfy couches and TV with lots of channel choices. We loved it so much our group of family and friends booked it again this year, and will continue to book it for future vacations. The owners are super nice and easy to get a hold off. Also loved the outside showers and that they had a lot of the pool and ocean toys for the kids there. There is even a grocery store (Harris Teeter) across the street. Defiantly would recommend this to anyone looking for a nice relaxing time in the outer banks.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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phila. pa

Perfect House For My Family

  • 5 of 5

My family has rented this house more times in the 12 years we have vacationed in OBX.

It just works for us. The beach is an important part of our vacation so it must be close, and Mount Vernon is.

We love that there is a bathroom in each bedroom on the second and third floor.

We always find the house to be clean and well stocked. We did have a problem with the air and it was fixed and back in working order in a day. One call to the owner and they were on top of getting it fixed.

Our security deposit was retuned quickly.

We enjoy staying in this house very much and hope to rent next year for our annual family vacation. We are making wonderful memories for our grandkids and that is what it is all about.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderfully relaxing vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

Our family vacationed at Mount Vernon last week and it was wonderful! We all had a very comfortable, relaxing, enjoyable time together. This was our first vacation in Corolla and it was great too. So peaceful and quiet - and the beach was great! We all hope to be able to return some time in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home, responsive owner, great time.

  • 5 of 5

Mount Vernon was an awesome home to stay at in Corolla. The bedrooms are all clean, spacious, and numerous bathrooms. The pool is clean and refreshing, and it is just a quick walk to the beach. Ideally located near the beach and tennis courts. Lots of great movies, puzzles, games, and a nice rec room. Well equipped with pack and play and highchair/booster seat for babies. The owner is extremely responsive—while we were there the latch to the door to the pool broke off, and it was fixed within an hour of reporting it. Well-stocked kitchen, lots of table/counter seating. It has the be the best house in Corolla. We'll come again!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2010
  • Stayed: June 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fairfax, VA

Mt. Vernon was wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

Fifteen of my family members and I had a wonderful vacation in Corolla. A large part of this was due to our wonderful accommodations at Mt. Vernon. The house was spacious, well-equipped and very accessible to the beach - a very short walk. The game room and pool were wonderful for down-time from the beach. I would highly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2009
  • Stayed: August 2009
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Car: necessary

This home is located in Ocean Sands Section O located between Duck and Corolla. Ideally situated close to plenty of shops and restaurants. Newly completed bike/walking path makes it easy to take a short ride for ice cream, Duck Donuts or the grocery store/Starbucks in one direction or to the shops of Tim Buck II in the other direction.

Multiple community tennis courts and a large community pool are steps away, as is a pond with turtles and ducks who love a visit. Enjoy varied fine restaurants, nearby miniature golf, fitness center or go-cart track. Pamper yourself for a day at the spa.

Great photo-ops and beautiful sunsets at the historic Whalehead Club on the sound just 3 miles north.

Kayak, jet ski, fly stunt kites, fish, crab the sound nearby or drive down to Kitty Hawk to climb the sand dunes and visit the Wright Brothers memorial. Golfing at the beautiful and challenging Currituck Club is just 1/2 mile away. Visit numerous quaint shops 1 1/2 miles north in Corolla, right across the street from the Food Lion and movie theatre complex, or spend the day browsing the many delightful shops in nearby Duck.

Drive off road along the ocean and watch the wild horses, climb to the top of Currituck Lighthouse for spectacular views.

There's something for everyone here!!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning $230
Tax Rate 14.0%

$2,00.00 to 4,735.00
Sunday to Sunday rental
Check in 4 pm
Check out 10 am
Cleaning fee is additional. Please contact owner about damage protection insurance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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