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Karen Elaine Smagala

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Beautiful and Spacious Oceanside House, Hot Tub & Wi-Fi, Dogs Welcome

7 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Ocean Sands, Section K House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 10 comfortably

Relax in a very private setting in a large, comfortable home well-equipped for entertaining with expansive decks and a screened porch. The sandy path next to the house leads around a 7 acre pond up to the wide, beautiful beach. After your beach swim, you can kayak on the pond or fish, bird watch, feed the ever-hungry turtles, play tennis, or just stroll around this private community. Community streets are suitable for walking, jogging, biking, rollerblading, and skateboarding. Less than a mile away are shopping centers with grocery stores, gift and jewelry shops, wine and cheese shops, coffee and sandwich shops, restaurants, movie theatres, water sports (and lessons), go-carts, mini-golf, paddle boats. The Currituck Golf Club is within two miles. Local attractions include the Historic Whalehead Club & Heritage Park, Wild Life Center, the Currituck Light House, the restored Village of Corolla, Estaurine Walk and trails, and local wild protected horses!

Fully equipped, comfortable home: Bedrooms are spacious with new mattresses and comfortable bedding. All bedrooms have large closets and dressers with TVs and VHS and/or DVD players. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishes, pots and pans, serving dishes, utensils and serving equipment, grill utensils, baking pans, casserole dishes, place mats, and everything that you would need to help entertain your family. Wood-burning fireplace in Great Room and outside grill. Great Room is a large gathering place for family to eat and play games. Screened porch off of Great Room has table for outdoor dining and connects to wide, expansive upper-level deck. Full-size washer and dryer located on first level.

Activities: Free wireless internet access, extensive book and game collections, large video and audio library, carroms, hot tub, basketball hoop, biking, community tennis, bird watching, feeding our ever-hungry fresh-water pond turtles, pond fishing, discount shopping nearby, skate park within 4 miles, hiking, jogging, touring local parks, off-road tours available to view wild horses, whales and dolphin watches, jeep, and boat rentals available nearby, surfing (and lessons), kayak tours, surf fishing, mini-golf, paddle boats, bumper cars, go-carts, Currituck Golf Club is within two miles. And, the real reason why you came--the beach and all its amenities!

Rentals are Sunday to Sunday in the summer: Rentals begin at 4 p.m. on Sunday and end the following Sunday at 10 a.m. In the off season (Late September through mid April) rentals may be arranged for a different arrival and departure schedule. All rentals are a minimum of one week; partial week rentals are not available.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Karen Elaine Smagala (Owner)
Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

First off, we absolutely loved the house! It was very clean and spacious! Very relaxing! The beach and ocean was beautiful. Oh, and we loved the pond and seeing all the turtles! We had a great week and really don't want to go home! We will definitely have to come back in the future! The washer, dryer, and hot tub was a big plus!
Sep 2015
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Reviews

4.7
based on 7 traveler reviews

Beautiful and Spacious Oceanside House, Hot Tub & Wi-Fi, Dogs Welcome
average rating of 4.714286 based on 46 reviews
cornwall ontario
4

Relaxing on the banks

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at this property, Apr 19th-26th 2008, we came for some rest and relaxation, which I must say we got. The house was very private even tho' it was on an property with many other houses, but at this time of year it is quieter, the balconies are very nice to relax on, read a book, have a quiet drink etc, the hot tub was well used, and probably more practical this time of year as it's still a little cool for pool's. The beach was beautiful, a good walkers beach, my only comment on this is that they should have some parking for handicapped people with beach access available on the property but this has nothing to do with the house it's self, the walk to the beach was quite easy, but a little far for someone with a disability. We had a couple of rainy days which was fine as it gave us time to read, watch a few movies (there is a good selection at the house for guests use) and generaly slow down after our drive, over all we loved our visit. We wished we had longer to stay but work calls!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2008
  • Stayed: Apr 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much Kruisen Kath. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Les Sables, and you came all the way from Canada! It's unfortunate that there are not enough handicap accomodations for those who want to visit the beach. Even if you drive around the block to the handicap/emergency beach parking, the dunes are high and accessible by stairs. Thanks again for your thoughtful review. We welcome you back again in the future. Owners of Les Sables
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Richmond, VA
5

Better than we even imagined!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect. A small walk from the beach (about 7 minutes) and a nice pond to walk around! We totally overpacked not expecting that the house would have 98% of what we needed for our week stay. The house was very clean! The games were plenty (although we didn't get a chance to play any). The beach chairs came in handy and so did the bikes. The house stays VERY cool considering the heat index was around 108 most days. Very impressed and not disappointed at all. The only issue we even had were a few blinds that wouldn't open but they were on windows we really didn't care to have open in the family room. The other was on the vertical blinds on the patio in the family room but we just would slide it open anyway and enjoy the breeze through the screen so that was fine. Also had a minor issue with the kitchen sink being loose but maintenance came and fixed it. Again ...nothing that took away from our FIRST OBX VACATION EXPERIENCE!! I'd totally recommend this house. Close to restaurants and stores. I'd definitely stay here again! Thanks so much for allowing me and my family and my 4 legged child (dog) to stay in your home!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi LaToya and Family: Thank you for your wonderful review of our family home. We are so glad you had a great time and enjoyed all the amenities, such as beach chairs and bikes, that we make available to our guests. My family prides itself on maintaining a clean home and fully equipped kitchen for our guests' enjoyment. We invite you to return on your next OBX vacation. Thanks again for staying in Les Sables (OS-2K), a Brindley Beach Vacation managed home.
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5

Fall 2012

  • 5 of 5

The house is very well maintained, spacious, and comfortable. Wireless internet which is essential for us was available and easilty accessible. It is located close to grocery and restaurant locations. The area is well developed and could be a detraction in the summer if someone is looking for peace and quiet.

We were looking for all the beauty and quiet that off season brings. It was a wonderful stay. The beach is a quick walk away with few neighbors in residence. The unexpected conveniences in the area were a pleasant surprise

Thank you for the opportunity.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Richard and Family: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our beach home in Corolla, which we call Les Sables. We have tried to think of and provide our guests with many of the conveniences that you would expect in your own home. Also, with the choice of two year around grocery stores within minutes of the house, it's a convenient location. You made a great choice to stay in our home in October. It is a beautiful month to visit our wide beach, when the days are bright and sunny, the water is still warm enough to swim, and the evenings are crisp and cool. Thank you for your kind words. We hope you will consider staying in our home in the future. Best wishes, The Hendrick Family
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4

Corolla vacation

  • 4 of 5

Amazing place! The ocean tide is perfect for the kids, just like a pool. Not so much for the grown ups who want to run waves.

Beautiful beach and plenty of touring to do: dolphin and wild horse watching. Expect to spend quite an amount of cash. Places to minigolf are very clean and entertaining. Even my 4 yr old with a cast on had fun!

Great customer treatment from all businesses over there.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Fiorella: We are so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay at our home in Corolla The beach in our area is the best of the Outer Banks. Sometimes, depending on the tides, and the weather, the water is very calm and comfortable, suitable water play for younger vacationers, like your son, and at other times, it's a surfer's best friend with lots of wave action. Hope you will consider coming back to stay at our home, Les Sables. Regards, Karen and Bob Hendrick, and Family Les Sables Corolla, NC
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West Chester
5

Best Vacation In Awhile

  • 5 of 5

I have never been to the Outer Banks and myself and my fellow friends had the most relaxing getting away that we all needed from our stressful jobs since graduation. The beach was great, never over crowded, the water was warm, and of course the house was fabulous. Every thing was clean, the kitchen was stocked with every thing we needed, and the jacuzzi was a great bonus. The best part was we still got to bring our four legged friends!

Thank you for a great vacation! I would highly recommond this property!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Melissa: Thanks for your kind words about our beach home away from home, Les Sables. We have put a lot of thought into providing the things you need most when visiting our home such as a fully equipped kitchen and comfortable bedding. The hot tub is very new and a great feature. We are so glad that you found our home so inviting. We look forward to hosting you again on your next OBX vacation in Corolla, NC. The Hendrick Family
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Ottawa, CA
5

Great place for a great price.

  • 5 of 5

Great location, close to supplies and the beach. Due to both its location and the trees on the site, we found it to be a nice secluded house in a very crowded area of the island.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
93 Miles
Norfolk, Virginia
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Ocean Sands, Section K
Car: necessary

Corolla is one of the most northern areas of the Outer Banks comprised of a collection of family-oriented communities with long stretches of wide, beautiful beaches. The area is sought out by surfers, offers world class surf fishing, and is easily accessible to the Sound that teems with wildlife, and is draw for all types of water sports. Local attractions are the Historic Whalehead Club, Heritage Park, Currituck Lighthouse, Estaurine Walk with wooded trails, wild horse and off-road beach tours. A short drive south is Jockey's Ridge State Park home of the largest sand dunes on the East Coast for the best hang gliding and kite flying.

Other Activities: Off-road vehicle tours and kayak eco-tours. wild horse tours

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Rates & Availability

Ocean Sands, Section K House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall and Winter
Sep 18 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Optional travel insurance is 6.9% of total rental amount.
Pet fee is $200 for up to three dogs, plus 12.75% tax = $225.50
Mastercard, Visa, and Discovercard are accepted, but fees may apply.
Rates include all linens, towels, bedding, hot tub service, wireless internet access, utilities. There is a $75 fee for house cleaning. Local taxes (12.75%) are not reflected in the rental rates listed above. PLEASE NOTE THAT RENTAL WEEKS ALWAYS START AND END ON SUNDAYS EXCEPT DURING OFF SEASON (October - April, and before mid-May 15. Call for further information.)

Rates are as stated plus 12.75% tax. 1/2 the rental rate is due upon signing a rental agreement. The balance is payable within 30 days of arrival.

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Amenities

Ocean Sands, Section K House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Whirlpool bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Same level as Master Bath
    Upper Level bath - toilet , Living Room level
    Outside shower - shower , Is in covered area under house
  • All baths come with plenty of towels and bathmats.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master w/deck access - 1 queen , Includes whirlpool bath
    Queen 2 w/deck access - 1 queen , Leads onto long covered deck.
    Queen 3 - 1 queen , Next to bath
    Kids bunks - 4 twin/ single , Across from Master Bedroom
  • All bedrooms have TVs/VCR players (master and Queen 3 have DVD players, too), spacious closets and dressers, sheets, extra pillows and blankets, and brand new mattresses (queens have pillowtop mattresses). Lower bunks sit on the floor and are suitable for toddlers who are outgrowing their cribs. A Pac-N-Play is available for set-up in any bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have always welcomed well-behaved dogs, up to three medium -large size dogs. A fee of $200 plus tax. Community tennis for Sec. K is available on the south side of the pond.

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