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Laurie or Val

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

Oceanfront Corolla UPSCALE-8 bdrms,Pool, 5 MASTER SUITES! Steps to beach!!

Sleeps24
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms8
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Pine Island House Rental Photos and Description

Home,8 Bdrms+Futon, 8.5+Cabana Bath (Sleeps 22)

This professionally decorated, oceanfront retreat is the ultimate home for multi-families. Adults will enjoy ocean views from 5 MASTER SUITES with FLAT SCREEN TV'S, high-end bedding, one suite with a SEPARATE NURSERY. Sleep in late with ROOM DARKENING DRAPES. Kids love the rec room with Pool Table while toddlers explore the SHADED SAND PLAY AREA. Enjoy morning coffee in the sunroom or lunch in adirondacks on the deck. Wi-Fi, DOCKING STATIONS, iHOME BLUE TOOTH STATIONS in bedrooms. Watch the sunset from the front porch swing. With large gathering areas and private retreats, this home has every amenity to make your vacation extraordinary.

• Level 1: Two MBR (Q, 2 day beds with trundles ), One Kids BR (2 Duo bunk beds-twin over full), 'Teen Lounge' (futon) with disco ball; giant bean bags, Rec room with pool table, Bose home theater system & media center, leather sectional, kitchenette, game table; desk area, hall bath, pool area with 10-person hot tub, 8 lounge chairs, huge outdoor sectional sofa seats 9, 15' shaded play area, connecting beach walkway, cabana half bath, 14 person picnic table, umbrella shaded table & gas grill.

• Level 2: Three oceanfront MBRs (K, K with whirlpool, Q with private nursery) each with occasional chair & deck access to pool and beach; BR (2 Twins) with private deck with swing; hall bath; laundry room.

• Level 3: MBR (K) with 2-person whirlpool, lounge chair & private deck, Great Room with ocean views, 70” flat screen, DVD, Blu-Ray, IPod docking, Bose sound system with DVR & HD, gas fireplace, poker conversion table & 6 person game/dining table; Kitchen with granite countertops, double sinks, double dishwashers, under-counter icemaker; dining area with 10 person table, bar seating for 5; Sunroom; Ship's Watch; Half Bath.

Extras: Multiple TVs/DVDs, giant bean bags, crib in nursery, highchair, fish cleaning area, 2 outdoor showers, beach chairs, HBO, Cinemax, Blu-Ray, DVR, IPod docking and parking for 10.

This house in the most exclusive and sought after neighborhood in the Outer Banks. Pine Island has 3.5 miles of gorgeous coastline and 5000 acres of pristine protected marsh to the west knows as the National Audubon Society Pine Island Sanctuary. It offers beautiful biking/jogging trails, tennis and basketball courts, indoor tennis & racquet club, fitness center(additional fee), nature trails, two club pools - one directly on the oceanfront. Shopping, golf, fine restaurants, putt-putt, grocery all within 10 minute drive.

Due to insurance regulations, the person renting the house must be over 25 years old and must occupy the house for the rental period.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Laurie or Val (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

About Laurie or Val

Here are 2 of our 23 owners! We are a close family who began renting beach homes in the 70's and enjoyed it so much, that we decided to buy one and continue the tradition.

Laurie or Val purchased this house in 2003

Why Laurie or Val chose Corolla

We wanted a home for our extended family to enjoy in a neighborhood with every amenity. Being right on the ocean was important not only for the view but we could see the kids surf, and our aging parents could see us from the house if they didn't want to come down. It was important for us to have areas where were could spend time together, along with areas where you could spend time with just a few. Spending time vacationing together has made for some of our best memories ever!

What makes this house unique

Some of our FAVORITE THINGS are the very PRACTICAL. Top of our list are the ROOM DARKENING CURTAINS in the master suites! Who wants to rise with the sun while you are on vacation? The rooms are named for easy identification. The kitchen cabinets are LABELED so you know where things are. There are always too many towels (bath & beach)in a house for 22, so we have HOOKS everywhere--in many of the bathrooms and even in a common hall. We are a close-knit family--we like to 'cozy up' and watch movies, so instead of theater seating we have a sectional with ottomans. We love the HUGE PICNIC TABLE near the pool. We will grill out or have a Low Country Boil and spread it out on the table. After we eat dinner and play group games with the everyone, the kids end up on the first floor and the adults on the top floor. At night you may find a group on the sectional by the POOLSIDE FIREPIT. The house makes for a great vacation for us all. After living like this, you will never again want to vacation as a group in a hotel!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)
Oceanfront Corolla UPSCALE-8 bdrms,Pool, 5 MASTER SUITES! Steps to beach!!
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Boulder, CO USA
5

Great Family Fun!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 7 adults and 6 young children just spent a wonderful week at this fantastic Corolla beach house! The location is ideal with glorious ocean views from the many windows and decks of the house. The beach is less than a minute's walk away. The adult kids spent lots of time in the surf on the boogie boards provided and numerous beach chairs also offered comfort while watching the youngest children play in the sand. We spent hours in the private pool and hot tub and the children swam and played with the available pool toys or in the sandbox located in the shade under the deck. Playing corn hole outside by the pool became a daily ritual. The numerous levels of space inside the house make it possible to have private space but if you all want to hang out together in the great room that is possible, too. The kitchen is well-equipped with all appliances to make life easy and there is a cupboard filled with spices. The grocery store is a few minutes drive away and the children loved the ice cream shop that is in the same area. Booking this house with the owners was a delight as they were friendly, answered all questions and offered many tips to make our stay special. Our family agreed we couldn't have had a better beach house experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

The Pine Island area is very nice - great trails, tennis courts and pools; it was a nice change of pace from the beach. The house was nicely decorated. The sunroom off the kitchen was a great place to read or enjoy some quiet time. The kitchen was well appointed - it was super helpful that the cabinets were marked with its contents. The game room in the lower level was a big hit with the kids. The room darkening blinds are an added bonus - no one wants to wake up to early on vacation. However, the mattress in our bedroom (LL - Queen) was one of the worst mattresses I have ever spent a night on. It was in very bad shape - springs sticking out and collapsing in the middle. I also have to question if it was actually a queen sized bed - it appeared to be a full. My sons stayed in the room with the daybeds and there were visible, rusty springs sticking out of the trundle mattress. I cannot speak on the condition of the other beds, but the owners could really stand to invest in some new mattresses for the LL rooms.

There was a maintenance problem when we arrived (leaking outside pipe) that caused the bedroom floor in the LL daybed room to be soaked. The owner knew about the problem prior to arrival and had it taken care of the next day. With that, the LL was very damp and humid. I am not sure if it was due to the water soaking the carpet or if it is always like that because it is the LL. A dehumidifier would do wonders down there.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So sorry you had problems with the rental. As I had said, we use it ourselves for just one week each summer and had just left the morning of your arrival! The leak was unfortunate and happened that morning as surfboards were being washed off before being put on cars. One of our boys did not turn off the hose all the way and the running water eventually leaked into the trundle bedroom from this. Yes, having wet carpet for a day or two can cause it to be humid (along with it being July:) and damp but glad they found the issue and began the drying process quickly. Regarding the beds on that lower floor, my adult cousin stays on the bottom Queen and hasn't said anything, so I'm glad you did. If no one complains we don't know there is a problem! About the trundles, my daughter and niece sleep on those pull outs and while I know they are not very comfortable, there were no rusty springs sticking out of them. I made these beds myself (because the maids do not make trundles or top bunks) and as an adult I could not sleep well on them, but they were intact and safe! These have been replaced as well. The beds on the upper levels were newer and had pillow tops, so it would be doubtful someone would have a complaint about them. We are glad that you enjoyed the other amenities the house has to offer. With 5 new mattresses, iHomes, and docking stations in each bedroom, and our new fire pit, outdoor sectional and deck furniture you should come back and visit!
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Fort Worth, TX
5

Caroline K

  • 5 of 5

I wanted to thank you for opening your beautiful home to us! We had such a great time, and we will cherish the memories of our stay. My parents loved watching all their grandchildren play on the beach, and the bunk room was a big hit with the kids. We also loved the spacious living room with all the great seating areas and beautiful views. The kitchen was wonderfully equipped, and we enjoyed many family meals. The sun room was also a favorite spot for morning coffee. It was our first trip to OBX, and we hope to make it a tradition! Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cary, NC
5

Wedding Week at the Outer Banks

  • 5 of 5

My extended family just spent a week at Family Tides, culminating with our daughter's wedding on the beach on Friday. The house was absolutely great and exceeded our expectations. The house is beautifully decorated and the view of the beach from the main living level was stunning! The adult bedrooms were elegantly furnished and the children's bedrooms were adorable!

We spent may hours on the beach, which was just a few steps away, down the boardwalk. We had beach chairs, boogie boards, pool toys, and a large children's sandbox as our disposal. All drawers and light switches were labeled for easy use. We experienced a couple of very minor maintenance issues and they were immediately addressed. If you are searching for the perfect beach house, look no farther than Family Tides.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad our home was the setting for such a memorable, beautiful event. Maybe the whole crowd can come again for their 1st anniversary ;-)
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5 0
Lagrange, OH
5

Delightful place for a family gathering!

  • 5 of 5

It was so nice to return to Family Tides for our second visit this year, and we highly recommend it to other families as a very accommodating gathering place. The beachfront location is ideal, especially if you have young children - so much more convenient than having to drive or make long treks to the beach, not to mention the joy of a beautiful view from the house! The Pine Island facilities are also a nice break from the sand, and the kiddie pools are more relaxing for the parents than the ocean is! The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education offers fun activities for families, and the Whalehead Club are good resources for outings in Currituck. Great area- we love it!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love our returning guests! Hopefully your adorable family won't outgrow our house!
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Richmond VA
5

Family Beach Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This place is perfect for the family. We had 10 adults and 5 children. Location is great and is an awesome house. Jacuzzi tub at night looking at the stars was nice as well.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Aaron! So glad you enjoyed your stay and thanks for the review~
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Timbuck ll shopping
"Great place to shop with fun, casual restaurants."
Harris Teeter
"Upscale grocery store just about 5 minutes north of our house."
Food Lion
"Discount grocery store about 10 minutes north of our house."
Currituck Beach Lighthouse
"Close lighthouse to check out and climb."
Kimball's Kitchen
"Nice place for a massage!"
Jockey's Ridge State Park
"Mountains of sand dunes---our kids could spend hours here climbing, running, sliding, fallin..."

We are a 3 min walk to one community pool which is also by an outdoor tennis court, outdoor basketball court, and playground. There is another community pool on the oceanfront that is a 15 min walk up the beach, or a 5 min drive south of our house. These are all available at no cost.

There is a charge for the gym. The individual weekly cost is $60 per person, $90 for 2 people or $125 for a family of 4.

A day pass can be purchased for $20 for one, $30 for two people.

The indoor tennis courts are available to rent by the 1/2 hour for $18 or the full hour at $36. Call ahead to reserve a time at 252-453-8525. Their address is 290 Audubon Drive, Corolla, NC and it is about a 3 min drive south and across the street.

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Rates & Availability

Pine Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Ends
Aug 21 2016 - Aug 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
$10,500
 
 
Last Hurrah
Aug 28 2016 - Sep 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
$8,500
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 4 2016 - Sep 10 2016
7 night minimum stay
$5,500
 
 
FALL SPECIAL
Sep 11 2016 - Oct 8 2016
7 night minimum stay
$4,900
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 9 2016 - Nov 19 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$4,300
 
 
Late Fall
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 24 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
Christmas & New Years
Dec 25 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$4,300
 
 
The Year Begins
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Spring Break
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,300
 
 
Early Spring
Apr 16 2017 - May 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Mid May
May 7 2017 - May 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,900
 
 
Memorial Day & Start of June
May 21 2017 - Jun 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,900
 
 
Mid June
Jun 11 2017 - Jun 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$9,900
 
 
School's Out
Jun 18 2017 - Jun 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$11,900
 
 
Summer Begins
Jun 25 2017 - Jul 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$13,900
 
 
July 4th week
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$15,500
 
 
SUMMERTIME :-)
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
$15,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.75%

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Amenities

Pine Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 21 people
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - Top Floor Powder Room
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Full Bath in Top Floor Master Suite
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Suite 2nd level Full Bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Suite 2nd level Full Bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Master Suite 2nd level Full Bath
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hall Bath 2nd level Full Bath
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hall Bath Bottom Level Full Bath
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Suite Bottom Level Full Bath
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Suite Bottom Level Full Bath
    Bathroom 10 - toilet , Pool House Powder Room ( Outside Entrance from Pool Deck)
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • King Suite- private bath - 1 king , Top/3rd Floor Master Suite- private deck-ocean view
    King Suite- private bath - 1 king , 2nd Floor Master Suite-deck access to pool/ocean- ocean view
    Queen Suite w/nursery-private bath - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 2nd Mstr Ste-deck to pool/ocean-ocean view-private nursery
    King Suite-private bath - 1 king , 2nd Floor-private bath-deck access to pool/ocean-ocean view
    Twin Bedroom-hall bath - 2 twin/ single , 2nd Floor-2 twins-private deck front of house-no access
    Queen Suite-private bath - 1 queen , 1st Floor Master Suite-quiet room-no deck access-no view
    Duo Bunk with Hall Bath - 2 bunk bed , 1st Floor-2 twin/2 double-sleeps 6 kids-no deck access
    Trundle Suite-private bath - 4 twin/ single , 1st Floor-2 Twins w/Twins under-private bath-no deck access
    'Teen Lounge' with Futon - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Not considered 1 of the 8 bdrms just an extra place to sleep
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (0), Twin or Single Beds (6), Baby Cribs (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (2 Twin 2 Doubles)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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