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Erin

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Relaxing, Cheerful ~ OCEANFRONT ~ Perfect for 2 - Deal Direct Cut Out Fees!

18 Reviews
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Hatteras Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-3)

Are you looking for a sun and sand filled vacation at an affordable, Outer Banks OCEANFRONT rental? Well look no further. The Lost Shaker of Salt is the perfect place for fun, romance and relaxation.

The Shaker is Small, But the Beach is Wide! The 'Shaker' is a free-standing one-room efficiency cabana, decorated in beach-house style. It is nestled among a cluster of forty small cabanas. Its features include a queen bed, a deluxe full size lay-z-boy pullout sleeper sofa with additional air mattress topper, and a kitchenette. The kitchen is fully stocked with all the amenities of home. The maximum occupancy is three people. The Shaker has four outside decks, the top decks has an amazing ocean view! Recipe for the perfect beach getaway: Just add Rum!

You can take your morning coffee with you on a stroll along the beach. While away the days in the hunt for the perfect sea shells. Watch the dolphins play in and out of the waves. Rig up a fishing pole and talk fish tales with the locals. Or grab your surf board and catch the perfect wave.

You are at the end of the Outer Banks island chain with not a care in the world. Hatteras Time. Come and enjoy. Relax, leave your worries behind. It's all good on the water!

For more information and photos please visit our website! It's on the link below!

Recently this website has been charging visitors fees to reserve properties. I am a true vacation rental by owner and if you contact me directly, (texting is best) we can work together and cut out the fees! Text or email me today!

(The Lost Shaker of Salt is smoke-free. We are sorry, but we do not accept pet rentals.)

Keywords: Cabana

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Erin (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Erin

My husband and I bought the Lost Shaker of Salt in February, 2007. We started running the property as a vacation rental by owner in 2008. We live three hours away and go there regularly ourselves. Mike is in retail and I (Erin) am in computers. We are a thirty something couple. We love the Jimmy Buffett lifestyle. We love music, cocktails on the top deck, and having a great time. We are pround memebers of the Parrothead Club of Tidewater. We wanted our cabana to be relaxing, fun, and cheerful, all at the same time. We think we accomplished that at the Lost Shaker of Salt. Come check us out, we know you will be pleased!

Erin purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Erin chose Cape Hatteras

Mike and I got married up the beach in Kill Devil

Hills seven years ago and ever since it has been our dream of owning a piece of our own paradise.

What makes this cottage unique

We love our little place. We want you to have a nice stay there as well. We try to make your experience as memorable and hassle free as possible. We provide many little 'perks' you are just not going to find at big rental companies. We are constantly adding new features and amenities to make your and our trip more fun, and travels to go smoothly.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We would like to go ahead with a contract for next summer if possible. This will be our sixth year our family has rented from you all and we can't think of a better way to spend our vacation. Thanks and God Bless.
May 2015
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Reviews

4.6
based on 18 traveler reviews

Relaxing, Cheerful ~ OCEANFRONT ~ Perfect for 2 - Deal Direct Cut Out Fees!
average rating of 4.611111 based on 19 reviews
5

BEST SUMMER VACATION!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at The Lost Shaker of Salt was everything We hoped it would be and so much more! It was my boyfriend and I who stayed from July 24-July 31.

We were a little skeptical about how big the place was actually going to be, but when we walked in we were shocked by how spacious it was! And the bed was like sleeping on a cloud!

We had breakfast and yummy coffee on the middle deck every morning and wine on the top deck every night to watch the beautiful sunset.

if you're looking for a couples perfect vacation I would not hesitate to rent this place. The beach is only 50ft away from the place is clean, not crowded, and beautiful. The people there are so very nice! Instead of staying for 7 days we've decided to stay 14 days next summer because we loved it so much!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great little place! It was peaceful and quiet.

  • 4 of 5

Previous guests put dirty dishes and pans back in the cupboard so everything had to be washed before use. Also, directions for the TV need to be posted somewhere. Each remote (there were 3) controlled something different on the TV. Other than those 2 things, it was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Hatteras Villiage Oceanfront vacation home

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect spot for a quite vacation prior to the busy season.

We are from the very northern tip of New York State and this was our first trip to the Outer Banks.

The Lost Shaker of Salt was a warm cheery and well maintained property.

Everything you need is available.

Thank you so much, we had a wonderful time and enjoyed your home very much.

It is a very beautiful place. I loved the upper deck for relaxing and sunbathing.

I have recommended it to friends.

Again thank you.

From Mooers, New York

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Woody and Linda told me they really enjoyed there stay . It was nice and peaceful .

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Great property

  • 5 of 5

Property was as advertised. Very clean and well stocked. Location is great. Didn't have to worry about supplying toilet paper, trash bags, dish soap, etc. like you do at some rentals. Light underneath house was burned out so we used the flashlights on our phones to see. Only complaint would be the folks next door decided to be quite loud till 2 a.m.- houses are close so we could hear everything. Other than that, neighbors were very friendly.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Decent place

  • 3 of 5

Nice place for a short trip.

Was concerned about the ceiling looking as though it was going to fall down over the sofa area. Felt awkward seeing a tip envelope on the table for the cleaning crew when the contract clearly states that the tenant leave the room in the same condition as it was found, meaning I had to do the cleaning and such. Cleaning crew wasn't needed. Also its taking too long to receive my deposit back.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Chester, I tried calling you about the ceiling comment as it concerned me and I wondered if there was water damage or something. I did not hear any reply from you, so I sent my maintenance man over to check the situation, and there was nothing wrong. Since I did not receive clarity from you, I am not sure what you talking about. The unit does have a vaulted ceiling, maybe you were not used to that? In order to maintain the cleanliness of my unit, I must have professional cleaners come in after every guest and perform a full cleaning. This is not an additional charge to you, but rather it is part of the nightly rate. This ensures consistency of superior cleanliness amongst renters. It is a small island, and all of the cleaning companies I have used, leave tip envelopes as part of their practice. If you leave a tip it is totally up to you, I am paying them for their services, but you can't blame them for trying to make a living as this is their livelihood on a remote island with not much work really, besides tourism. I thank you for staying with us and hope you enjoyed your stay despite that. I refunded your damage deposit within 14 days per my rental agreement. Thank You, Erin Glenn
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
First Flight Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Across the street. (seasonal hours)
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Hatteras Ferry Terminal
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
We are on the oceanside of famous Highway 12
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
A bar and deli are across the street.
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Out your front door and over the dune.

Hatteras National Lighthouse, Hatteras National Seashore, Ocracoke Village, World Class Fishing, Migratory Bird Watching

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Rates & Availability

Hatteras Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
It's All Good.
Aug 14 2016 - Aug 27 2016
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$695
 
 
Labor Day
Aug 28 2016 - Sep 10 2016
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$555
 
 
The Endless Summer
Sep 11 2016 - Oct 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
$100
From
$110
Fri,Sat
$525
 
 
Prime Fishing Season
Oct 2 2016 - Nov 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$80
From
$90
Fri,Sat
$425
 
 
Winter Wonderland
Nov 6 2016 - Feb 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$65
From
$70
Fri,Sat
$350
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$795
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $75
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Hatteras Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full Size Lay-z-Boy Deluxe Sleeper sofa with additional air mattress topper. Very comfy, especially for a sleeper sofa!
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Queen Size Bed, Full Size Futon, Linens Provided, Kitchenette, Dishes, Barware, Cooking Pots/Pans, Cooking Range Top, Charcoal Grill, Two Refrigerators, Toaster Oven, Coffee Pot, Blender, Microwave, Cable TV, DVD Player, CD Player, Adirondack Chairs, Dresser, Outdoor Dining Table, Indoor Dining Table, 2 Beach Chairs, 1 Beach Umbrella, Movies, Board Games

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