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4 BR House on the OBX NC with Sound Views and Canal in Back

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 BR, 3 BA, Sleeps 8

This home is located 3 miles from Duck and is situated on the Currituck Sound. There is access to the canal for canoeing or kayaking. Bikes, canoe are provided. There is a small beach across the street which is a playground for small children. There is a Food Lion and Walmart nearby. . Beach parking passes are provided.

This house is fully airconditioned w/2 separate central AC units. Rental is from Sat to Sat.

* Good sunset views *

This property provides a panoramic view of the Currituck Sound sunset coveted by many. Can be viewed from the front porch rockers or from the park across the street

* Great canoeing and bird watching *

Paddle the quiet serene canal and see an occasional Egret or other shore birds.

* North Carolina's best and loveliest beaches *

Drive or walk to the beach. Beach parking passes are provided. Play tennis at the courts located on street leading to beach

This, 2000 square foot house sits on a quiet wooded lot in prestigious Southern Shores. Enjoy a canoe ride on the canal or relax in a front porch rocker or hammock while watching the sunset over the sound, or just sit on the porch swing taking in the sounds of nature. Bikes, canoe, parking passes for private Southern Shore Beach, free Tennis court and marina privileges are all included.

Across the street are a playground and wading beach perfect for small children.

Ground Level Features:

Two carports, outdoor shower with hot and cold water, laundry room with washer, dryer, iron and ironing board. House is equipped with dual Air-Conditioning and heating systems.

First Level:

Carpeted, open floor plan-living room w/ceiling fan, dining room, kitchen, bath and bedroom/(with ceiling fan). In the back is a screen porch with swing and an open deck with gas grille and glass top table. Porch has ceiling fan. Covered front porch has rocking chairs and hammock.

Top Floor:

Carpeted, Three bedrooms (one with skylight), two baths, open deck perfect for sunbathing. All but one bedroom have widescreen TV with VCR and DVD player. There is a porta crib located in closet of the bedroom with the private bath.

All bedrooms have ceiling fans.

No Pets

No Smoking, Please.

More Details

Rhetta B Bearden
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

The following comment is from our guestbook:

"This was our first trip to the Outer Banks and it was absolutely fabulous! We loved the beaches, the warm ocean water and the big waves! Everything at the house was perfect; so beautiful and relaxing. We must admit it's very hard to leave."
Apr 2007
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Southern Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private
  • one full bath is shared by bedroom 1 and 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • All bedrooms have ceiling fans Bedroom 2 has skylights. Blankets, pillows, comforters are on all beds. LINENS ARE NOT PROVIDED All bedrooms have widescreen TV except bedroom 4 3 bedrooms have deck access.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Cable internet connection at 15 - 30 megs.


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(18 traveler reviews)

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4 BR House on the OBX NC with Sound Views and Canal in Back
average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews

Awesome Time!

  • 5 of 5

Had an awesome time staying in this great house. The owners could not have been more accommodating and helpful. Mrs. Rhetta was always so quick to return a phone call or an email with any help she could provide to any problem. The house was very homey in a great neighborhood right in the middle of all sights and activities. The most I paid for an uber was about 15$. The pictures do not do nearly a good enough job describing the house. I would stay here again in a heartbeat, especially for the price and location.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay in April!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay and loved the house, what a great location, so quiet, such beautiful trees, so close to the water... and the beaches. We enjoyed taking a canoe trip on the canal, watching the sunsets over the playground across the street. We visited the Wright brothers memorial, and the state park with the big sand dune, so close.

What a great house, many thanks again!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed in this beautiful, cozy home for a week. We absolutely fell in love with the house and its location. It is very private with the woods around the back and sides of the house, but is so close to everything. It is in a neighborhood, but the houses are well spaced apart. The canal in the back of the home is so peaceful, and the sound across the street gives you a seat to watch the most beautiful sunsets. My children loved their bedrooms and all of the bedrooms were very large! The skylights in the bedroom were great to look at the stars through at night. Being here made it very difficult to come home after a week of serenity. I look forward to being at this home again!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed in this cozy, welcoming home for a week. It was so relaxing and close to everything. The woods around the house make it feel private, but it is in a quiet neighborhood. The house was well laid out, and had huge bedrooms. My children loved their rooms! The canal in the back of the house is peaceful, and the sound across the street gives wonderful sunsets. It made it very difficult to come back home. I look forward to spending more time at this house!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely, quiet house

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely Easter weekend at the Bearden house. The house is larger than it appears in the photos and is very clean and warmly decorated. It is on a quiet street right across the street from a small playground, which our seven-year-old loved. The playground is right next to the sound (with a small sandy beach and big wooden chairs to sit in and stare at the water. We especially enjoyed taking the big canoe out on the canal that is right in the backyard and exploring the area by paddling around. Rhetta was very responsive, friendly, and helpful. We highly recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We will be coming back!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home we return to year after year. It is in a wooded serene neighborhood with gorgeous sunset views of the sound across the street. Our children enjoy playing with the toys and watching movies in the "kids'" room as well as playing in the soundfront park across the street. We enjoy riding our bikes to the beach and paddling the provided canoe from the canal behind the house into the sound. There is a lovely Crow's Nest up top where we enjoy watching the sun set over the sound. The owners are also very friendly and helpful. We will keep coming back!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

This area is a settled neighborhood with quiet shaded streets. It is away from the crowded beach road yet the beach is one and a half miles away. One can enjoy canoeing and biking as bikes of various sizes(one with baby seat) and Old Towne canoe are provided.

Other Activities: bike riding


Rates & Availability

Southern Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100

We have wireless internet and a high speed connection. Password is posted at the house. We provide access to marina, tennis courts and provide free parking for the beach. PLEASE NOTE: WE ONLY RENT WEEKLY FROM MEMORIAL DAY TO LABOR DAY.No pets.

$1200 per week(high season)+12.75% tax+$100 cleaning fee+$250 refundable damage deposit
Week is Sat to Sat. Pay Pal(in name of Jimmy Bearden) or personal check are accepted. A $100 deposit holds the house and converts to cleaning fee. Email owner, or call(434-977-8112) if you have questions and/or wish to reserve the house. All terms are spelled out in the contract.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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