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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

Oceanviews!4BR,Large private pool&hot tub,EASYwalk2beach/shopsOwnerMngdFALLDEALS

9 Reviews
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Corolla House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 9-11)

'Our Little Lighthouse' is a NEWLY Renovated 2.5 bath and 4 bedroom (K,Q,2S,P,SS)beach cottage.

This comfortable and affordable cottage in Whalehead Beach offers many features including private pool (approx. 14ft X 30 ft) with outside shower, hot tub, pet kennel, basketball goal, a book library and WI-FI. Short walk to the Beach, grocery, movie theatre, shops and entertainment at Timbuck II and within one mile of golf at the Corolla Club and putt-putt.

Come RELAX in the over-sized hammock on this large lot, enjoy your own pool at an affordable price with your family in beautiful Corolla and the convenient location of Whalehead!

The decks provide a great vantage point to view the ocean and Whalehead community. Equipped with baby gates, highchair and port-a-crib, this home is a great family getaway.

All bedrooms are on the mid level including a king master with private walk out deck and full bathroom, a queen bedroom with private walk-out deck, a bedroom with two singles with walk-out deck, a bedroom with pyramid bed and a full hall bath.

The top level offers the open kitchen, family, dining with pull-out sofa. Laundry room on lower level. Pool dates are May to September linens are provided all year around.

Keywords: Beach, Oceanside, Oceanviews, Whalehead, Corolla, Outerbanks

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Owner (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

About Owner

Whalehead is a great community in Corolla that offers guests the largest lots in the Northern Outerbanks. We chose Whalehead for our family based on the privacy and convenience of the Whalehead community! Great beach too!

Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why Owner chose Corolla

Proximity to the beach, activities, restaurants, and shops.

What makes this house unique

Pool, hot tub, Hammock, sound of the ocean, close to everything!!

Reviews

4.8
based on 9 traveler reviews

Oceanviews!4BR,Large private pool&hot tub,EASYwalk2beach/shopsOwnerMngdFALLDEALS
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
5

Great Place to Stay and Great Hosts

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to OBX, and it will definitely not be our last time. The owner was super nice, and very accommodating. Everything we needed was at the house. It was clean, and smelled nice too. There were two adults and 2 children, and there was plenty of space and rooms for other people if our party would have been larger. The sectional fit our group, but I don't think any more than us to sit on the couch, but with all the TV's in the house, you could watch TV somewhere else (we were too busy enjoying the weather and the short walk to the beach to watch anything). The grocery store and other shopping was really close and convenient. The pool and hot tub were both very clean. Great working washer and dryer, dishwasher, all the kitchen tools you needed including a crockpot, pots and pans, baking utensils, strainers, a blender, and everything you could need. There was great water pressure in the showers, and the water got nice and hot. There was a working computer that was connected to the internet, which would be great for older folks who don't know how to use wifi or if your device is lost/charging. There were quite a bit of steps and the kitchen and dining area are on the third floor, so I would probably discourage anyone with problems going up stairs from renting, only because it would be a lot of work to go all the way up stairs for dinner. However, it really isn't that bad, and there are so many ways to get in and out of the house that it was always easy to yell down to the kids to come up for dinner. The house was also stacked with current DVDs and a great selection of games (we played Apples to Apples). There was also some fun mini golfing, and a small arcade/go-cart track nearby if we wanted to go out at night. We would definitely come back to this house, and it was a really great price too. Thanks for having us!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kensington, MD
5

Comfortable and cozy cottage for a small family

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice time this past wk at this property. It's one of the nicest we've stayed at in the price range which is our typical price range. It was just my husband, myself and our Sheltie/Aussie mix. We enjoyed the property including the pool, the airy and spacious upstairs and fully stocked kitchen and washer/dryer, great wraparound 3rd floor deck (and there's a 2nd floor deck) and the quiet and friendly neighborhood. The info sheet had good suggestions from the owners and communication via email was quick and efficient. The property is not the *most* modern as previously mentioned, but like I said, we've stayed in much more dated and older properties and you can tell on the repainting and updated kitchen etc. The owners definitely care about it and their guests and we'd consider going back next yr if we can (have a baby on the way :-) Really appreciated the pet friendly vibe of the beach (leashed dogs always allowed), dog friendly neighborhood and the OuterBarks "yappy hour" in Duck. The beach is 2-3 blocks from the house. We enjoyed the following restaurants - Steamers, Agave Roja, OBX Coffee, Lighthouse Bagels, Cosmo Pizza and SunFish Grill - most within walking distance! Also a good Thai restaurant in Kitty Hawk - Villa Thai. Nice shopping center with mentioned restaurants and miniature golf, other shops within walking distance along w/Food Lion and there is a great Harris Teeter up the road!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you and your family, we hope you will return again soon after the delivery of your child. Congratulations! Thanks again so much for your time and feedback!
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  • 3 of 5

This is a decent rental property that is adequately sized for a single family. The home is moderately well-kept. The furniture, bedspreads, and carpets are in need of refreshing. And the electronics are dated. The home was painted recently, which was a plus. The bathroom/kitchen fixtures and cabinetry are modest and some could use updating and repair, especially in the master bath, which showed water damage. Many of the screens on the sliders were broken or damaged. The pool is nice and had a lot of furniture and toys for the kids. All in all, if you're not super picky about appearances, this house is a good deal for the money. There are great extras here: access to the Monterey Shores resort pool, good for arrival and departure days!; extra beach chairs; an awesome radio flyer wagon; and tons of buckets and shovels. The location can't be beat for the $$. It's a short and easy walk to the Whalehead beaches - straight shot to the public access and walking distance to the Food Lion. The owners are great to work with and quick and responsive.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your insight and providing us with constructive guidance for improvements. We purchased Our Little Lighthouse 4 years ago and each year have budgeted improvements. In 2010 we made upgrades to the pool, outdoor deck and furnishings, and added new carpet. In 2011 we completely renovated the kitchen with new appliances, flooring, cabinetry, countertops, etc. In 2012 we installed all new light fixtures on the exterior and interior, had the exterior painted and installed new sink fixtures. In 2013 we painted the entire interior with beautiful beach open airy tones. Our 2014 goal is to further our interior enhancements with beach themed bedrooms & upgraded décor, also we plan to upgrade the bathrooms, and add flat screen updated electronics. Our cottage has been a favorite affordable respite for many families and we have been fortunate to have numerous families return every year. Our guests often share with us how much they love the open feel of the vaulted ceilings, the views, the large pool, and the comfort of our cottage. Every year we invest time and funds to make Our Little Lighthouse even better for our return and new guests. Thanks so much again for sharing with us how we can enhance future guests stays.
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Pittsburgh, PA
5

Love it!

  • 5 of 5

Great location and great little house. This is our second time back and Bridget has been wonderful to work with. The house is the perfect size, very well kept, and walking distance to the ocean and shopping. Can't wait to go back again this year!

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York City
5

Charming and comfortable house, just the right size for our family

  • 5 of 5

The lay-out of this house is very nice--location of the hot tub, lots of decks, great pool, big & airy living quarters and very comfortable (4) bedrooms. It was our first trip to Corolla and the location is very good--very near shopping and a short walk to the beach. So great that the big grocery store is open 24 hours! We were looking for a 3 or 4-bedroom house--we have five in our family. We did not bring our dog, but maybe next time. Only problem is that there were only a couple of candle stubs when we lost power during a big storm (we must remember to bring a couple of flashlights next time) and all the board games in the house were ruined. The owners were very nice via email & we recommend this house. Corolla is a terrific place to visit & the local sights were great fun.

We used everything in the house--pool toys, barbecue grill, washer/dryer, great kitchen with everything you could possibly need, computer with internet, CD player, hammock, it was all great.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We loved the house and th...

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house and the area. We have a great time in Corolla and wanted to go back as soon as we got home. We would highly recommend this house and the owners, great to work with.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
150 Miles
Norfolk International Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Whalehead Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Timbuck II Shopping Plaza
Car: recommended

close to 4 X 4 Beach access, wild horse excursions available within 7 miles of stay

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Rates & Availability

Corolla House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Fall
Sep 10 2016 - Sep 17 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,125
 
 
Fall
Sep 18 2016 - Nov 12 2016
4 night minimum stay
$225
$975
 
 
Summer Prime
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,095
 
 
Post Prime Summer
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,595
 
 
Post Prime Summer 2
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,595
 
 
Post Prime 3
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$895
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Corolla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1) Pack and Play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full size pull-out sofa bed on top floor
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Community Center access including large community pool, children's activities, affordable bike rentals, tennis courts, playground, fishing piers, kayak rentals, private community boat launch

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