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Soundfront, hot tub big indoor & outdoor pools 2 heated,great beach,check review

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms7
Space 3,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 3 Kings, 1w/ 2 twins, 1w/ 2doubles,1 w/2 bunks (Sleeps 12)

Spring, Summer and Fall are all great times to be in the OBX, Great Temps,peaceful beach walks, beautiful sunsets, and the indoor pool, tennis courts, and hot tub. It Just does not get much better than this! House Pool opens April 8 and is closed on Oct 21, 2017 . Ocean Front heated pool opens May 13, and the Sports Center Pool is heated. NEW FOR 2014...new furniture for ground floor den and second floor den. New Flat screens for first and second floors dens. One smart flat screen 55 inches. New carpeting in all second floor rooms. NEW FOR 2015... Granite counter tops in Kitchen and 1st floor wet Bar and new flooring in all 2nd floor baths. NEW for 2016 a new hot tub. NEW FOR 2017 a couple of appliances and a new Weber Gas Grill. This beautifully decorated cottage style home in Corolla Light Resort provides everything you will need to have a great restful or action-packed vacation. It is located close to the historic Whalehead Club and shares their majestic views of the Currituck Sound and all the native wildlife. The home is beautifully situated among the pines on one of the largest and most private sound front lots in this great resort community. The house has large decks with over sized Rockers, Adirondak chairs, and two porch hammock swings to sit in and enjoy the breezes between the pines and the views of all the sound and Whalehead Club activities. There is a hammock in the back yard that is the perfect resting spot and observation point of the nearby Corolla Lighthouse.

The Lighthouse is a 3 minute walk away and is open for tours daily as is your next door neighbor the Whalehead Club. Between the two of these points of interest is a new Wildlife Museum that is open daily for a free tour and viewing of a movie about the history of the area. Their is no better location for closeness to all the oceanside/soundside and townside amenities in this resort area. If you want to walk, your destination is close by or if you want to ride the resort's trolley, it stops to pick you up at the entrance to the culdesac the home is located on.

In addition to the Large private pool and hot tub at the home, the community offers 3 oceanfront pools, clubhouse with dining and an activities area with games (b ball, shuffle board, air hockey, volleyball pool table and arcade) as well as a playground for the tykes. The community also offers an indoor sports center with Tennis Courts, Olympic sized pool, weights, cardio equipment, and a large indoor hot tub area. The resort also offers supervised planned activities for children and adults. With the rental of the house, you will also receive wristbands that allow you to access all the resort amenities. The Corolla Light Resort was named the best resort in North Carolina for the decade of the 90's and has won the 'Best Resort' designation in North Carolina every year it was allowed to be included in the competition including last year.

The house was recently upgraded with new hardwood floors and a 48' HD LED Flat Screen TV. We also added new furniture to the top floor living area and upgraded the phone (free LD calls in the US) and high speed wireless internet service. The neighborhood is well located near shopping, restaurants, and a golf course. Staying here entitles the guests to reduced rates for golf at the Currituck Golf Club which is just 3 miles away.

Bedroom & Bath Summary:

Top Floor-King MBR with Bath also a half bath off main living area

2nd Floor-2 king BRs with baths, 1 BR with 2 doubles,1 Hall Bath near den

1st Floor- Bunk room 2 bunk sets (4 twins) w/ attached hall bath, 1 BR w/2 twins and 1/2 bath

For more pictures and views see Virtual Floor Plan Tour in Links Section below Rates.

Past Guest Comments:

Mar 25-Apr 9

“….boy, did we enjoy watching ospreys, ducks, geese and turtles from your decks. What a fabulous view you have! This marks our 14th year vacationing here in Corolla-we hope to rent your beautiful home again soon-“ The Jennings & Dickinson Families

Apr16-23

“…We had such a wonderful time in your beautiful home. The house is decorated so nice and the view of the sound from the deck is great. The Corolla light Resort was superior always so clean & nice, we also loved the screened porch great for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hammock & hammock swings were nice extras. Fantastic home, nice pictures.” Thanks, the Browns

June 14th

“This is our 4th year at Sounds Like Fun & we had another great family vacation. Thanks for sharing your home with us- we think it’s the best place in town! The new hardware floors, tile downstairs, and new flat screen TV are all great. As usual, the sunsets, ospreys, museum etc are great diversions.” The Novotneys

Jun 25

“We love “Sounds Like Fun” Everyone got to go to the beach, and we played in the volleyball, wallyball & tennis tournaments. We enjoyed having a pool right outside & a hot tub & the sound right behind us. The house was really cool! Thanks a lot!! We had an awesome time!” The Meyers, Frederickson & Stydvhar Families

Aug 20

‘..We enjoyed all the house had to offer including bikes and fishing. Our youngest spent hours catching fish and throwing them back. Our oldest broke his line on the “one that got away.” Sounds Like Fun is on the top of our list of rental houses. We hope to come back again. Thank you for sharing your home! “The Rons, Schweigs & Scozzafawas

Memorial Week

“Our grandchildren have come to think of this place as poppys summer house. I think this was our 5th year. We love everything about “Sounds Like Fun”. We utilize all the rooms, pool, hot tub, bikes & the entire resort. Thank you for sharing your home.” The Pjontek Clan

March 28th

“We’re back! … Your house and the view are as beautiful as ever. This is our 3rd visit to your house and we would like to thank you for sharing it with us As usual your home has given us precious, memororable family time together. “The Jeter Family

Apr 19th

“We happened to find Sounds Like Fun by accident. We were overwhelmed by the beautiful view. Our last day here it was 80degrees here so we all got to go home sun burned! Thanks for an excellent week! The Teetsels & the Bakers

Ps There is a family of ospreys that hang out in your back yard trees! It is an awesome thing to watch! Thanks so much! The view & the sunsets were the best! We will be back next year! Thanks for a great week! Love the Bakers & Teetsels!”

Keywords: Beach house, Pool, Vacation Home,OBX Rental House, Corolla Rental,Best NC Resort,

More Details

Owner
Doug Godfrey
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017

About Doug Godfrey

Jeanette and I learned to relax on the outer banks of North Carolina. We started experimenting with North Carolina Vacation spots in 1979 just after we moved to Williamsburg Virginia. We went to every NC beach from Oak Island on up thru Topsail to Nags Head, to Duck before we vacationed in Corolla in 1989. Since then we have been coming back and always enjoying our vacation. We've watched the area develop and we are very satisfied with how the area has ended up today.

Doug Godfrey purchased this house in 2004

Why Doug Godfrey chose Corolla

We loved the laid back NC environment. We always left any of the stress of daily work day life on the mainland side of the bridge. When we started looking to buy in 1994 we did a through search of all the neighborhoods from Southern Shores to Ocean Hill. The Corolla Light Resort amenities in the end won out by a landslide. Our home is used year around the indoor sports center increases the usage of the home from twenty-five wonderful weeks a year to year around for our family and grandchildren.

What makes this house unique

We are in the center of everything. We are in the middle of and can walk or bike ride to the Ocean Clubhouse area, the Soundside Sports Center, Corolla Village, the Lighthouse, The NC Wildlife Education Center, and the Whalehead Club and grounds. All the amenities of the NC Resort Community of the decade and most resent year are right at hand. Being located on the Sound across from the Whalehead Club is great for a peaceful and calming rest in the middle of Natures wonderland.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Love this house. Had a great time, Location was perfect. We loved the beautiful sunset and the sunrises. Hated to leave, hope we can be back next Oct.
Oct 2014
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Amenities

Corolla Light House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (3) All Master Bedrooms, Double Beds (2) 2 Double Beds in one room. Room is on 2nd floor off deck with no door to deck. Great room for 2-4 children., Twin or Single Beds (2) On ground floor with attached 1/2 bath and across from full shared bath with tub and shower., Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (2) two bunk sets total 4 beds, attached to shared bath with tub and shower.
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our home is centrally located in the Corolla Light Resort winner of this years Best Resort in N.C. award. This resort has the best package of amenities of any resort on the outer banks. A sound side pool,sportscenter,extensive sound front walking trails, and several public piers/gazebos as well as a concrete walking and biking path to the beach.To learn more about Corolla light Resort. Google the resort itself.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Soundfront, hot tub big indoor & outdoor pools 2 heated,great beach,check review
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews
5

Absolutely will be back! Great house and service was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely perfect location for my family! Saw horses, went crabbing, hung out in pool/hot tub, beach, climbed lighthouse, kayaked, rode bikes, ropes course! Boy I am sure I am leaving stuff too! House was spotless. Views were best and we walked a lot checking out other properties. Tons of wildlife!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Patricia, Sounds like you and your family totally enjoyed your trip to and stay at "Sounds Like Fun", we are glad to hear that and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Thanks for taking the time to tell us and others what you enjoyed about your stay. Best regards, Doug and Jeanette
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5

Just as promised!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful week in Corolla for our spring break. Despite the cold weather, we enjoyed the sports complex everyday, including the indoor pool, tennis courts, walleyball court, and ping-pong tables. Also, the nature center is just a short walk from the house - though of course, there is gorgeous nature everywhere, including an otter we spotted swimming in the sound! Everything was just as Doug and the website had said, and we couldn't have been happier with our choice of homes. I imagine that we'll be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Jen, We also love all the wildlife that surrounds our house from the Blue Herons, to the Osprey, Otters, and Wood Ducks there is always something interesting going on. Sorry the weather did not cooperate with you while you were here, but glad to hear you and your family enjoyed the Sports Center and all the activities there. Take care and enjoy the rest of the year in front of us, Jeanette and I hope you and your family will come back to see us again, we would be very happy to have you. Best regards, Doug and Jeanette
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5

Sounds Like Fun

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I wanted a quiet and restful week at the OBX during the shoulder season. The house we chose was absolutely perfect for our needs. This home is on a beautiful court with other homes that reflect the care and attention to detail given by their owners. The Currituck Sound is at the rear of the property and provides beautiful sunsets, a wealth of wildlife, and a peaceful setting to enjoy this pleasant time of year. The house was extremely well provided with everything that we needed to make our visit comfortable and really seemed like a home away from home. We felt like Goldilocks waiting for the three bears to return home. The house was very clean and we were the first to use the new washer and dryer that had been installed the week before. Even though our visit was a quiet one, the house is close to many stores, shops, and restaurants. A stop for the trolley that runs throughout the summer is at the corner and it will transport visitors to the beach and to all the other amenities and activities of the Corolla Light community. After talking with the owner, it was obvious that a great deal of time and concern was spent to make our vacation as safe and carefree as possible. We would definitely hope to return to Sounds Like Fun when we plan our next visit to North Carolina's Outer Banks.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Pat, Jeanette and I are very pleased that you enjoyed our home at the beach. The sunsets are tremendous at this time of the year. As I mentioned when we talked we would love to have you back whenever you want to come so please keep us in mind and come back when you can. Best regards, Doug and Jeanette
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5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

This home is perfect for a large family and is located in a perfect location that allows you to be close to everything and yet away from it all. Corolla Light is a fantastic resort community. Located directly on the sound offers the best of both worlds. We enjoyed the wildlife and lush green surroundings of our yard and were literally 2 minutes from the oceanfront. The home itself offers ample space for everyone to gather together or have a little private time. We found it perfect for our family vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Teresa, Thank you very much for the nice review. We completely agree, we love the location of the house, the great back yard and the proximity of our house to everything Corolla Light has to offer. Please do plan on coming back to stay with us at "Sounds Like Fun" again in the future. Thank you and regards, Doug and Jeanette
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5

The perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to OBX and am so pleased with the house we chose to stay in. It doesn't get better than this location. Quiet streets for bike riding for our young kiddos, nature trails, plenty of activities at the house between swimming or kayaking, within walking distance to several shops and bakeries, and beautiful scenery all in one place! The trolley stop was very close but we chose to walk or drive to the beach having a 2 year old and not knowing how long we'd be able to stay. Either way, it's a great set up. Plenty of family memories from our trip and we couldn't be more pleased with our choice of beach living for the week! Highly recommend this location if you're thinking about heading to OBX for a vacation any time of the year!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Holly, We are glad you and your family enjoyed your first trip to the Outer Banks and our Beach House. Please do come back and enjoy both again. Regards, Jeanette and Doug
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5

Perfect family vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house and the location on the Sound could not have been more beautiful. Took the kayaks out and saw nesting Eagles. Could see one eagles nest from our screened in porch. Resort was wonderful. Would recommend this to everyone. I did not want to leave.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Sharon, We are very happy that you and your family enjoyed our house at the beach and the setting of the house. Thank you for the nice review, please do plan on coming back and staying in our home again. Regards, Doug and Jeanette
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Whalehead Club also known as Corolla Island
Nearest Point of Interest
North Carolina Wildlife Education Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Corolla Lighthouse and keepers house
Nearest Point of Interest
Old Corolla Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Corolla Light Resort Oceanside Complex
Nearest Point of Interest
Corolla Light Resort Basketball & Volleyball Courts
Nearest Point of Interest
Corolla Light Resort Soundside Sports Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Corolla Light Resort Soundside Pool

Our soundfront home is located on a large bulkheaded lot in Corolla Light Resort. We are very convenient to all the nearby activities. The Whalehead Club, & Corolla Island are back yard neighbors. It takes about 3 minutes to Walk to the boat docks & Wildlife Education Center. When there you are only a two minute walk to The Corolla lighthouse and Old Corolla Village. We are centrally located to all the Resort amenities. It is about a 6 to 8 minute walk to the Oceanfront amenities or the Soundside Sports Center. It is a very private lot with great water & Wildlife views. There is a break in the bulkheading in our backyard which is the perfect spot to put a Kayak in. You can enjoy all of this from our expansive decks and screened porch. Many activities occur at the Whalehead club from weekly concerts in the summers to weddings year around. There are bikes in the bike room under the screened porch which make everything closer & the trolly picks up at the end of our Cul de Sac.

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Rates & Availability

Corolla Light House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Spring
Apr 22 2017 - May 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,275
 
 
Spring
May 6 2017 - May 12 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,325
 
 
Spring 2
May 13 2017 - May 19 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,975
 
 
Spring 3
May 20 2017 - May 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,250
 
 
Early Summer 1
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,285
 
 
Early Summer 2
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,185
 
 
Early Summer 3
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,335
 
 
In Season 1
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,585
 
 
In Season 2
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,850
 
 
Peak Season
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,995
 
 
Peak Season
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,150
 
 
In Season week 3
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,975
 
 
Post Season
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,895
 
 
Fall wk 1
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,600
 
 
Fall week 2
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,350
 
 
Fall Week 3
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
Fall Week 4
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,625
 
 
Pre Off Season
Sep 16 2017 - Oct 13 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
Off
Oct 14 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$245
$1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Mgmt Fee $100 + Tax
Damage Deposit Waiver $99 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Property Mgmt fee $100/week or for 2 consecutive weeks.
Choice of Damage Deposit Waiver $99 or refundable $1000 damage deposit.
Rental agreement will be sent out by my property manager and signed and returned by guest.

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