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Most Beautiful 4 Bdrm in Corolla!! Large Pool (can be Heated) & Hot Tub!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

WISH YOU WERE HERE in our 4 bedroom, 2 bath home in Corolla's popular Whalehead neighborhood. Nearest beach access is just 2 blocks away at the end of the Herring Street Pedestrian Walkway. Enjoy the Huge Private Pool, Hot Tub, roomy outdoor shower with changing room and a killer roof-top deck with ocean to sound views. Beach cottage chic and the 21st century and are merged together with Granite countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances, white beadboard cabinets and whitewashed wainscoting make the kitchen unique and fabulous. This year's renovations include top of the line fixtures and Pottery Barn furnishings and decor. .

The MAIN LEVEL Greatroom - Living w/TV, Kitchen, Dining - 4 Bedrooms each w/TVs; 2 Baths. LOFT LEVEL: Twin Day Bed; Game Table; TV. GROUND LEVEL Laundry.

4 BEDROOMS accomodate 8 in 1 w/Queen, 1 w/Queen, 1 w/2 Twins, 1 w/2 Twins. LINENS: Sheets are Provided, with the beds made for your first night. Sheets for Daybed in Loft are provided upon request. Bath Towels are Provided for nine.

GREAT ESCAPES STANDARD AMENITIES: Central Heat/AC; Color TV with Cable or Satellite**; DVD Player; Radio, Stereo or Docking Station; Cleaning Tools; Baby Gate; High Chair; Portable Crib or Pac-n-Play; Pillows; Blankets; Washer/Dryer; Iron & Board; 5 Beach Chairs; Deck Furniture; BBQ Grill; Outside Shower. Kitchen Furnished with Dishwasher; Microwave; Blender; Coffee Maker; Mixer; Icemaker or Trays; Pots, Pans and Ovenware; Dishes; Eating, Preparing and Serving Utensils. WISH YOU WERE HERE EXTRA AMENITIES: Private Gated Pool (can be Heated); Hot Tub; Gas Grill; Pergola Poolside Bar; Pool Basketball Goal; 2 Adult Bikes; Beach Umbrella; Beach Cart; Wheeled Cooler; WiFi; Unlimited Long Distance; Ice Machine. NO SMOKING. NO PETS.

**6 TVs with cable connections.

POOL: Our Pool opens for use May 15th through October 15th. Pool heating is available for any of the open weeks for an additional fee.

TURNOVER DAY: SUNDAY

WISH YOU WERE HERE wishes you were here so Make WISH YOU WERE HERE your GREAT ESCAPE today! Once you stay in this house you'll want to come back every summer.

Keywords: Corolla, Oceanside, House

More Details

Property Manager
Patti
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2017

About Patti

We first ventured to Corolla in 2005, and in the last 9 years, we head down as often as our schedule allows. We enjoy the northern end of Corolla, and the offseason stillness and beauty of the undisturbed wilderness.

Patti purchased this house in 2008

Why Patti chose Corolla

We purchased 'Wish' in 2008 because we knew it could be a great place for families to vacation in the OBX. 'Wish' had never been rented before and previously was used as a private family vacation home. With all the giant homes around, there seems to be a lack of homes more suited to smaller groups that didn't want to stay with 3 or 4 other families.

'Wish' had great bones and a warm feeling when you entered the door, a wonderful open floor plan, and lots of juniper on the walls - she just needed some TLC and updating to bring her to her full potential. What really hooked us was the note on the blackboard in the kitchen - it said 'We are truly going to miss this house'.

So we took it upon ourselves to create a place where others could have wonderful family vacation memories. We all have a place like that in our past - where you reminisce about your wonderful family vacations, and we truly hope we have given others a place to think about and smile from the memories.

What makes this house unique

The rooftop deck at dusk is a must. The amazing sound views reflects the colors in the sky. The huge private pool and pool area is a great way to spend the day. Or it's just a short straight walk to the beach for a day of sun and sand. The single floor living is easy for families with small children, and the loft area makes a great getaway for games, tv, crafts or reading. The house is pet-free, smoke-free, and hardwood floors prevail making it comfortable for those with allergies.

Amenities

Whalehead Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
2 bikes, 4 boogie boards, 6 beach chairs, beach umbrella, beach cart, rolling cooler, and pool basketball

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Most Beautiful 4 Bdrm in Corolla!! Large Pool (can be Heated) & Hot Tub!
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
5

Warm and inviting

  • 5 of 5

We just finished up an awesome week in Corolla at Wish You Were Home. From the moment we walked in we knew this was not your "normal" weekly rental. We were greeted with a clean and fresh smell, everything intentional placed and well appointed. There was not a speck of dust. Every detail was perfect. It is truly like walking into a Pottery Barn show room. The beds were extremely comfortable and the linens were soft and smelled super!! There is an abundance of towels (again fresh smelling) and wash cloths. I am a clean freak so I was beyond happy!!! The kitchen is well stocked with Calphalon pots and pans that were like new. So nice to cook fried eggs that didn't stick to the pans (which is mostly the case in rentals). I usually bring my own pans (lol), but I read folks comments and they mentioned the pans. There are all the spices you need (I love to cook and unnecesarily brought my own), tin foil, plasic wrap, trash bags, dishwashing liquid and detergent. The laundry room is clean and had several bottles of detergent and dryer sheets.

The outdoor areas are large and welcoming. Our favorite deck being the top deck. We spent every night star gazing. Julie has put pillows on the outdoor chairs which adds a homey look and feel. Plenty of seating on the decks and around the pool. The pool is ginormous and in great condition. The outdoor shower area is the largest we've ever seen and very clean. The gas grill was a blessing!!!! no fighting with charcoal and Outbanks winds to get an open grill started. As far as beach stuff, everything you need provided!!! We were thankful for the rolling cart which made our short walk to the beach enjoyable. We also enjoyed morning bikes rides. Kudos to whomoever maintains the property when the owners are not there. The Owners clearly thought of everything, it was perfect!!!

You literally just need to bring your clothes, a fun and happy attitude and relax at I Wish You Were Here.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Perfect Outer Banks Rental!

  • 5 of 5

This house is everything it says and more! It was the perfect size for our family of 4 adults and one teenager, but could still fit more. The furniture was high quality and like new and everything was very clean and up to date. The mattresses were very comfortable. The kitchen was fully stocked and the perfect size for preparing meals and serving everyone. Again, all the appliances and pots and pans are like new. We enjoyed the pool, hot tub, gas grill, outdoor shower, and bikes. Everything is well stocked for a day at the beach, such as a beach cart, umbrella, and chairs, along with a day at the pool with pool toys, noodles, poolside basketball net. The laundry room is clean and has a nice washer and dryer. Julie and Dennis have gone above and beyond to make their guests feel at home and provide you with everything you need and didn't even realize you needed, as well! They are also very nice to work with. Julie answered many questions I had before renting and called to check in on us during our stay, to see if everything was ok and if we needed anything. A very thoughtful gesture! Nik also answered any questions we had and although we didn't need anything during our week, I have no doubt it would have been addressed immediately. We don't have younger kids anymore, but I could appreciate the outlet covers, small highchair tucked in the corner that you didn't even realize was there and the 2 smaller sized bikes. They have thought of everything and that is a rare find. There aren't many rentals like this. The location to the beach is great and the neighborhood is quiet. The city of Duck is close by and has a nice waterfront boardwalk along the sound. There's a very nice park in Corolla on the sound where the lighthouse is located; great for watching the sunset and taking family pictures. And, don't pass up Duck Donuts! If you have any hesitations about renting here-don't! I am very picky and Wish You Were Here exceeded all my expectations and right now... I Wish I Was There!! It's like visiting a relative that only has you in mind. We will definitely be back to enjoy another fun and relaxing vacation!!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

We were staying here with our extended family and the house was just great for our group of several adults and their teenage children. All the house amenities were working perfectly: nice well equipped kitchen to cook a big meal for two families, big pool and jacuzzi to chill in after a day at the beach, grill for an evening gathering. The location next to beach access path was great, in just a couple of minutes walk we were at the ocean. The beach accessories and bikes were provided. Shops and restaurants are less than 5 min away by car. The owners are very thoughtful of the needs of vacationers and were always ready to answer any our questions. We'll be happy to return again!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

LOVED IT!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Wish You Were Here! Julie and Dennis were great to work with - answered any questions immediately before, during and after our stay. We enjoyed the beach, pool, hot tub, bikes and everything they left for us to use. Made packing that much easier not to have to bring beach chairs, bath towels, etc. Everything was stocked as they said. Easy walk to the beach. Uncle Ike's turned out to be our favorite restaurant. Nearby shopping and sightseeing was perfect. Our first visit to the Outer Banks was a success! Thanks Julie and Dennis for sharing your place and helping us to have a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Vacation home you'll ever want to stay in!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about Wish You Were Here!! The house is absolutely perfect from the comfortable beds and inviting decour, to the completely well stocked kitchen you'll, ever come across! The heated pool and hot tub were the icing on the cake!! First time in the Outer Banks and we"ll definetly be back!The beach was a short walk away along beautiful landscaped walkways. The owner Julie was very easy to comunicate with and very friendly. Nick, the caretaker, was very helpful and accomidating when the WIFI wasn't working. All in all it was the perfect vacation home amid wonderful restaurants and great shops! We particularly loved the Sunset Grille in Duck for such a beautiful sunset and delicious meals and wonderful waitress! Can't wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your first trip to Corolla and your stay at Wish You Were Here. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a glowing review and letting others know what to expect when they stay with us. Hope to see you again soon!!
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5

The perfect spring break week!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Julie and Dennis for making everything so easy. The house was perfectly stocked with all of the essentials so that all we had to do was unpack and enjoy. Loved having the bikes, the pool and the hottub. And the loft upstairs was the perfect place to enjoy a book or games at night. We enjoyed every single day at your lovely beach home. We'll be back! :-)

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at Wish You Were Here and happy that we got a chance to meet you both. We're glad you appreciated all we stock Wish with. Thanks for choosing to stay with us and we hope to see you again soon.
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Norfolk, VA
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Uncle Ike's Cafe
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
North Banks
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
5 houses. 2 short blocks
Nearest Point of Interest
Wish You Were Here!!
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach Access
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Whalehead Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Season
Feb 12 2017 - Apr 8 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,230
 
 
Easter Weeks
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 22 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,230
 
 
Off Season (no pool)
Apr 23 2017 - Apr 29 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,230
 
 
Pre-Spring (week 1)
Apr 30 2017 - May 6 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,330
 
 
Pre-Spring (week 2)
May 7 2017 - May 13 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,330
 
 
Spring Week 1
May 14 2017 - May 20 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,430
 
 
Spring Week 2
May 21 2017 - May 27 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,730
 
 
Memorial Day Week
May 28 2017 - Jun 3 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,130
 
 
Pre-Season (week 1)
Jun 4 2017 - Jun 10 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,630
 
 
Pre-Season (Week 2)
Jun 11 2017 - Jun 17 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,730
 
 
In Season (Week 1)
Jun 18 2017 - Jun 24 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$3,130
 
 
In Season (Week2)
Jun 25 2017 - Jul 1 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$3,330
 
 
4th of July Week
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 8 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$3,630
 
 
PEAK SEASON
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 12 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$3,630
 
 
Post Season
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 19 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$3,230
 
 
Fall Season (Week 1)
Aug 20 2017 - Aug 26 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,630
 
 
Fall Season (Week 1)
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,130
 
 
Labor Day Week
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,380
 
 
Pre-Off Season (Wk1)
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 16 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,380
 
 
Pre-Off Season (Wk3)
Sep 17 2017 - Sep 23 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,380
 
 
Pre-Off Season (Wk4)
Sep 24 2017 - Sep 30 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,380
 
 
Pre-Off Season (Wk5)
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 7 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,380
 
 
Columbus Day Week
Oct 8 2017 - Oct 14 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,380
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 15 2017 - Oct 21 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,380
 
 
Late Fall (2)
Oct 22 2017 - Nov 18 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,380
 
 
2017 Holidays
Nov 19 2017 - Dec 30 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,380
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$3,630
 

Additional information about rental rates

AccidentalDamageInsuranc $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Optional Travel Insurance is offered on your Great Escapes Vacation Lease Agreement.

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