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Dog Friendly - Wild Horses & Views - 4WD area

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 baths, sleeps 8

Welcome to Break'n Wind, a cozy three bedroom beachhouse located in the 4-wheel drive area north of Corolla, North Carolina. The house is a 3rd row oceanside home located 500' from the ocean in North Swan Beach. It is light and airy and has a WELL-EQUIPPED kitchen. Enjoy a glass of wine or your meals on the attached screened porch. Two Master bedrooms with queens, one with a deck. Satellite TV in every room & WiFi. The main level bedroom has two twin beds and shares a bath with the common area. There is a queen sofa bed in the great room that is great for kids. There is a fish cleaning area as well for those who like to fish. The house has a gas fireplace and a hot tub for those cool nights. Break'n Wind is the perfect house for couples or families. Dog friendly!!

Note: We are renovating and pictures will be added as available.

More Details

Terra Fox
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Terra Fox

Lane grew up spending his summers in the Outer Banks and Terra has been visiting here since the '70s. This is our second rental property. Lane is a retired Physicist and Terra is an NC Tax Auditor. We lived in the Washington, DC area for many years and just recently moved to Elizabeth City, NC to be closer to the beach, but not too far away from our four beautiful daughters. Our interests include reading, blogging, classical music, painting, gardening, traveling, cooking, spending time with family and taking care of our dogs, Banksy, Shrimp & Grits.

We enjoy spending time at our beach house when it’s available. We love to let the dogs run free and sit out on the beach and read, especially in the fall. We enjoying ending our day with dinner on the screened porch enjoying a glass (or two) of wine. Then we may fall asleep to the sound of horses neighing and the wind whipping through the windows.

We hope that you can enjoy these things too and will feel comfortable doing business with us.

Terra Fox purchased this house in 2002

Why Terra Fox chose Outer Banks

Because there is nowhere else like it.

What makes this house unique

This place heals the soul. Wild horses visit you at the house.


Corolla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , Outside shower and dressing room
  • Bathroom #3 is on main level and attaches to the bedroom and also to the living area.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Master
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , w/attached shared bath
  • Two master bedrooms. Queen sleeper sofa in living room. Each bedroom and common area has TV. Bedroom 2 has DVD player. Bedroom 3 is on main level.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Highspeed WiFi


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Dog Friendly - Wild Horses & Views - 4WD area
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 29 reviews
Holmdel, NJ

Adventure and Serenity

  • 5 of 5

It is a long,bumpy ride to arrive, but once you do ahhhhhhhhh. Peace, quiet, huge expanses of beach that feel almost private, horses at your doorstep, views galore, dolphins, pelicans, I could go on and on. My parents, three children, one old golden retriever and I stayed for two weeks, and we only went into town twice. The house and surrounding area had more than enough to entertain us. The kids loved the tide pools and the horses and great kite-flying. The dog loved the freedom. And we "older" folks just loved the relaxing and being away from it all. The property is very accurately listed, nicely clean and well-maintained, and the owners were very accomodating. I would definitely recommend this property as long as you are willing to make the long, sometimes harrowing beach drive - it is not for the faint of heart! Also, we recommend the lighthouse climb. Again, a bit terrifying, but quite the experience.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Hidden Treasure

  • 4 of 5

This was our first time staying at a vacation home right on the drive on beach. The house was lovely, I love each bedroom has their own bathroom. We woke up every morning with horses in the yard! I wish a bit closer to the beach but all and all a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved the location and size of house

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice inside and out, and we loved seeing the horses in our yard every morning and early evening!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

House is clean, well kept, and close enough to the beach for us! My girls enjoyed the hot tub, playing in the ocean, collecting shells, and seeing all of the beautiful horses! Dog friendly, and my dogs enjoyed it as well! It was great working with Terra, she was very helpful! Thanks for the amazing vacation, and wonderful memories we made!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cleveland Ohio

Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

Stayed Oct 2 - Oct 6 (left a little early due to hurricane Matthew)

Had a lovely time. Found everything we needed to feel at home.

Home is well maintained and clean. Great showers!

Hope to be back someday.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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MD, VA, NY, MA and VT

Perfect Little Beach House

  • 4 of 5

This was the third time we have stayed at this house. What we love most about it is it is not a huge grand sand castle, but a practical 3 BR 3 BA house perfect for a small family or just the 2 of us. Best spot for a sunset or star gazing is the roof deck off the master BR. The house is 3rd row and close to the beach, complete with wild horses, fox and nature's serenity. We hope to return again another season, and stay even longer...

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We also want to thank you for your patience with some repairs we were trying to get done after the tropical storm. We hope you come back many more times!!! We love renters like you!
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Nearest Airport
106 Miles
Norfolk International
Car: necessary

The house is just a minute's walk from one of the Atlantic Coast's most pristine beaches, protected from over development by being sandwiched between four near-wilderness areas - the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge and North Carolina Estuarine Research Preserve to the south, and Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and False Cape State Park to the north, just over the Virginia/North Carolina state line.

As would be expected from the area's name, a 4-wheel drive vehicle is a must for access to these beaches. The house is a 7 mile drive on the sand along the surf line from where North Carolina Route 12 ends just north of the Currituck Lighthouse.

From the end of Route 12, simply put your car into 4-wheel drive, cross through the cut in the dunes, and head north into the little remaining bit of paradise of this type left on the Atlantic Coast. This paradise hosts 81 Wild Horses that roam free in the area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $395

& night minimum - Sunday to Sunday only in-season (June-August)
4 night minimum

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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