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The Beech House: Family Fun combined with a Life of Luxury = Live like a Local

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
16
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

About the property

(WARNING: NO Wire XFR!) House, 4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 14-16)

The Beech House is located in a super family-friendly neighborhood in a rare heavily wooded section with convenient access to the beach, bike & walking trails, and shopping.

The Recreation Room has a large-screen TV/VCR/DVD and pool table, as well as a karaoke machine; 2 Queen Bunks and a futon provide additional sleeping space.

The kitchen is a dream, and the living and dining areas are both beautiful and functional. In addition to a large-screen TV/VCR/DVD the living area has Surround Sound.

There are also loads of games, books, DVD and VCR movies available for your enjoyment as well as some toys for young children: Check the custom china cupboard and inside ottoman.

The Master Bedroom has 'wire' connection to WiFi network, TV/DVD/VCR, massive Master Bath, and an exterior entrance/exit to a private covered porch with stair access to the pool area and back of home.

The guest Master Bedroom has a rocking chair.

Outdoor Fun: The pool area has speaker to Surround Sound which can be turned on, with volume control, from the screened-in porch area, so music/sound can be enjoyed as well for 'outdoor' sound as well as 'indoor' sound. There are quite a few lounge chairs and a few pool floats. In addition to the pool, there is a screened porch, outdoor shower, and hot tub. Beach supplies and yard games are also kept in garage for your use: Volleyball, Horseshoes, Basketball, and Croquet. The beach umbrella can be used for short (due to wind/weather) periods with the outdoor patio table that has center hole for umbrella insertion.

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Owner
Judy & Craig Miskill
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 27, 2017

About Judy & Craig Miskill

Home is a replacement of original .. new construction completed June 2009.

Judy & Craig Miskill purchased this house in 2005

Why Judy & Craig Miskill chose Kitty Hawk

Kitty Hawk is a very family-oriented beach town with easy access to lots of fun things to do and interesting things to see.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you somuchfor the opportunity to stay in your WONDERFUL "Beech House"! Everyone had such a great time :) The weather was fantastick & the beach/ocean was beautiful. We made lots of memories with this place ! For many of us it was our 1st trip to OBX -- we ALL hope to return here again some day (sooner than later!)
Aug 2011
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(46 traveler reviews)

The Beech House: Family Fun combined with a Life of Luxury = Live like a Local
average rating of 4.8913045 based on 60 reviews
5

Wonderful Thanksgiving getaway with friends and family!

  • 5 of 5

The only downside was that it was not summertime and we couldn't enjoy the pool...but the hot tub was a close second! We brought bikes and made good use of them, even to Jockey Ridge! Very comfortable for ten, including three teens. Only negative was that while there was comfortable table seating for ten, it wasn't at one table. If you enjoy peeling shrimp, chicken wings and/or tacos, Hurricane Moes during happy hour is a must!

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

Great private house

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Beech house was amazing. It is really the perfect location to have a nice quiet vacation. The house is located in a nice private wooded section that is close enough to the beach for a short drive (2min) or most of the time we walked. Very central location as we were right near walmart (dont forget to buy toilet paper and trash bags) and many restaurants and shops. Arts place is an amazing burger place that was within walking distance right next to the beach. It was nice to have to pool where you could hang out in the mornings and evenings when you are done with the beach and the hot tub was perfect for the fall nights. The house is huge and it took us a little time to realize there was a third floor up a spiral staircase. It leads to kid room/pool table which was an added bonus. We dont have kids but this would be perfect for them because I'm 30 and the nostalgia alone with the 100 plus childrens vhs movies was amazing. I dont know about the bad review because we even got back some money we accidentally left in the hot tub. We will definitely stay here again next time we visit obx.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome house!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved this house. It's beautiful inside and out!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Best Vacation House EVER!!!

  • 5 of 5

I don't really know where to start when talking about everything! Would it be the fact that EVERY SINGLE light switch was labeled letting you know what it turned on and off? Would it be the amazing pool and hot tub? Would it be the beautiful hardwood floors throughout? Would it be the HUMONGOUS television and entertainment system? Would it be the endless books, games, toys, puzzles, etc that are there for the part of the family that doesn't enjoy water activities (even though we are on a beach trip?)?

The entire vacation from pre-arrival to departure was so perfect! Just a few minutes to the beach, my children wanted to ride the bikes that were in the garage to grab their spot on the sand. Plenty of very comfortable beds...it made sleeping arrangements so easy.

I can't say enough about how thankful that I am that our family found this gem, booked it, and then stayed :-) We can't wait to come again!!!

Thank you again for being so wonderful :-)

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice vacation

  • 5 of 5

The location of the house is perfect if you aren't looking to be right at the beach. Not far from the beach, quick drive or bike ride. Garage was stocked with bikes and pool items. Kids, even ones in their 20's enjoyed riding the back roads. House was very comfortable, master bedrooms were lovely. Very large rooms. Note, it is pet friendly and my golden loved the trip, beach, and pool, but I did come to find out from the pool girl that dogs weren't permitted in the pool or pool area, so that dampened my spirit since that's why I chose a dog friendly house. Just for that reason I would possibly pick a different house to rent next year.

The neighborhood is very nice and quiet. Parking was ample. Very roomy inside.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Loved our stay and would do it again in a heartbeat.

  • 5 of 5

Owner: Judy was very pleasant to talk to and answered any questions before we booked up until the day before we started our vacation. She was very tentative to any concerns we had during our stay. (not that we really had any). Owner had a welcome gift of Tastefully Simple items that we most graciously used to go with snacks and other during our late nights playing cards.

Pool: Awesome! That’s how my kids explained it. They would wake up in the morning and eat breakfast gazing at the pool they would be hopping into within 30 mins. I know that we will never rent again without a pool as it was such a bonus. The kids were in it every day even after spending hours at the beach. Everyone in our group at least took one dip in the very clean pool. The pool girl stopped by twice during our week stay to check on both the Hot Tub and the Pool. Shows the owner cares about the pool and Hot Tub.

Kitchen: Kitchen was clean. Everything worked fine, plenty of pots and pans to cook with for a rental. We only ended up eating in 3 nights out of the 7 we were there but when we did we all ate at the larger table for eight which was very nice. May have been a leak under the sink at one point because of smell but we did not see any leaks or concerns there.

Bathrooms: All bathrooms were clean. No problems with flushing or drainage. I did not stay in the master bedroom but the couple with us said the bathroom spoiled them.

Hot Tub: We used at least 5 of the nights we were there. Pool girl changed out the water I think on Wednesday which was nice as the ladies in the group were more inclined to go in after that. Not there was anything wrong with it. The New fresh water made it more appealing. At night it was good to relax in. Just need to watch out for mosquitoes.

Bedrooms: All of the bedrooms were clean and well maintained. My boys would fall asleep to a movie every night with the TV in there blue room. I did see the Master Bedroom as we picked straws to see who would get it. We got the 2nd guest master room. But Wow the master-master bedroom was very spacious including the bathroom. This place slept our 8 well and could fit even more upstairs if needed. If we do it again I would invite more.

Overall Stay: Being in OBX for vacation before and other locations I honestly can say (speaking for our whole group) this place was a Home Run. Though the beach was not within walking distance, hopping in the car for 2 minutes was fine by

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Sea Salt

The natural setting and physical placement of our neighborhood makes it exceptional. Eckner St. dead-ends at Great Barrier Island Timeshare Resort amid dense forest (which borders Woods Road). Our home is located .8 mi from the adjacent with the SeaScape community. It's a very family- and pet-friendly area, that is heavily wooded and lends itself to walking and biking. Very little traffic, but lots of foot, peddle and paw traffic can be expected all day, compliments of the placement at the back of the neighborhood along a nature preserve and Penny Toller Ditch.

There is also also a shipwreck that is quite visible for snorkeling close by, 1 block down from Eckner St. at Luke St. and perhaps just 100 yards or so out. Our access at Eckner St. is a lifeguarded beach.

Other Activities: Boating, shopping, kayaking, and miniature golf. The Town of Kitty Hawk prides itself on providing a public beach for the enjoyment of full-time residents and visitors alike. There are many public beach accesses, with parking available. There are beach accesses with parking at the following places:

Balchen Street

Bennett Street

Bleriot Street

Fonck Street

Hawks Street

Lillian Street

Maynard Street

Wilkins Street

There is a parking lot and public restroom at Byrd Street and at the Kitty Hawk Bath House, located just south of the intersection of Kitty Hawk Road and NC 12.

Visitors to Kitty Hawk's beaches are protected by our Ocean Rescue personnel, a division of the Fire Department. Ocean Rescue performs lifeguard and ocean safety duties from Memorial Day until Labor Day, and it works to inform the public on ocean safety year round. There are fixed lifeguard stands at the Byrd Street access, the Eckner Street access, and the Kitty Hawk Bath House access, as well as roving lifeguards.

Golf: Our 'Beech House' is located in an extension to the Sea Scape community, adjacent to the Sea Scape Golf Course. Additionally, very close by is the Duck Woods golf course, in Southern Shores, and there are many more including lower priced option on the mainland, such as Kilmarlic.

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Rates & Availability

Sea Scape House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Spring
Feb 10 2017 - Mar 23 2017
1 night minimum stay
$150
From
$200
Fri,Sat
$995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring & Easter
Mar 24 2017 - Apr 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$220
Fri,Sat
$1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Shoulder
Apr 16 2017 - May 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$275
Fri,Sat
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day
May 22 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$350
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
May 29 2017 - Jun 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$400
Fri,Sat
$2,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak Summer
Jun 18 2017 - Jul 1 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,550
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 8 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Peak
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 12 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
From
$450
Fri,Sat
$2,550
 
 
Summer Shoulder
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
From
$400
Fri,Sat
$2,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$350
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $88
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.75%

A damage/reservation deposit of $200 is required. This must be received within seven (7) days of booking the reservation. The deposit automatically converts to a security/damage deposit upon arrival. The deposit is fully refundable within (14) days of departure, provided the following provisions are met.
a. No damage is done to unit or its contents, beyond normal wear and use.

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Amenities

Sea Scape House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2940 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder Room - toilet
    Outdoor - outdoor shower
    Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Massive area with vanity
    Guest Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Shared - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master Bath has large custom 5-sprinkler-head shower, jacuzzi bathtub and well-lit vanity between his & her sinks.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master - 1 king
    Guest Master - 1 king
    Pink - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Blue - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Rec/Bunk Room - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Air mattresses also available
  • All rooms with beds also have TVs, with the exception of the Guest Master. Each of the two bedrooms with Pyramid Beds require signed clauses in contract to disable the ceiling fan if top bunk is to be occupied. Master Bedroom has wire outlet for Internet Ethernet/LAN connection.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Pets will be considered with veterinarian recommendation on an individual basis. Pets may be required, when permitted, to remain outside or in massive garage.

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