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Quiet, Tranquil, Waterfront in 4-wheel Drive Carova Beach

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 6 nights


Corolla House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 12

You must have 4-wheel drive to reach this house but once you arrive you are sure to enjoy the thrill of wild horses in your yard. Kayak or canoe in the canals and sounds. In general, just get away from it all and relax in an area that looks like what the outer banks used to be. This house has a computer with High speed Internet. The lower level has the carport, outside shower, fish cleaning table and hammock. The mid level has the entrance, two queen bedrooms (one with TV and computer), a bedroom with a double bed and a bedroom with two bunk beds, TV and PlayStation. There are two full baths, a laundry, the living areas with TV/VCR, three sofas and dining for ten. There is also a screen porch, a roof top deck and a dock on the canal. No ATVs without permit.

Booking: Homeaway rates are only available when renting directly from Homeaway. Please inquire from Homeaway page. I can not respond to inquiries for next year until January of that year, so please wait until January to inquire. Partial weeks during summer season are only accommodated if another renter is interested in the other part of the week or if the house isn't rented as of 1 week prior to desired check in date.

Rental Agreement: Generic rental agreement is attached.

Special: Return signed rental agreement with deposit within 7 days of 1st inquiry or 120 days of check-in for a 10% discount off owner best rental rates (will be deducted from 2nd payment) . If you are able to complete reservation on Homeaway without assistance and you know what to do in Carova (don't have a lot of questions), you are Carova Worthy and should be rewarded with a discount. Mention Carova Worthy discount in your inquiry.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Mary Turner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 3, 2016

Why Mary Turner chose Outer Banks

Carova Beach is for people who really want to get away from it all. There is nothing to distract you from relaxing and enjoying the beach.

What makes this house unique

Great views of the canal from the upper desk


based on 10 traveler reviews

Quiet, Tranquil, Waterfront in 4-wheel Drive Carova Beach
average rating of 4.5 based on 10 reviews

Was o.k. needs work

  • 4 of 5

The house was o.k. smelled cleaner than it was. It clearly has been quite awhile since the underneath has been cleaned. Couldn't use the room with the pool table. It was filthy and stinks. The bathrm outlet breaker tripped. Took awhile to figure out how to reset it. Should b a sign in the bathroom how to reset it.couldn't get the 2 t.v.s in the back to work.

Other than that, we enjoyed the crab pots and the horses in the canal .liked the large open area in the kitchen and front room

We cleaned up better than when we arrived,

Would stay again , but house really needs some work... Thanks

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Milky Way and wild horses abound!

  • 5 of 5

We felt instantly at home at Mary's place! We had amazing weather, and the experience with the wild horses coming to visit daily was truly an experience we'll never forget. We started out with mom, dad, and an older son... After they came to visit for a few days, the young stallion was sent on his way by momma... and we were fortunate enough to witness!

You absolutely must sit on the side porch at night. We would sit and just stare at the Milky Way to wind down the days. All of us were simply amazed at the views of the stars... Just breathtaking!

Thank you, Mary, for sharing your home with us. Truly unforgettable.

The Dellinger Family <3

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Very nice and homey

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this property for over 10 years now and really enjoy the location and this year the improvement that were made. It makes a good home away from home for the week. We get to the beach house and we stay, the flounder were great this year we had fish for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The horses were amazing as usual. I was pleased with the new kitchen stove, refr. and dishwasher.

Thanks for sharing your beach house with us. See you next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Home, wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

My group and I (12 people) came down for a weeklong excursion in late June, and we loved every minute of it. The house itself is located in a quiet and secluded area along the canal, so we were able to kayak/canoe while still being able to walk over to the beach (which was the equivalent of a few blocks). The ad for the home talks about being able to see the wild horses, and we can verify. Everywhere we walked they (the horses) were out and about, which was really quite an amazing experience in itself.

The house itself was wonderful: plenty of beds/fold outs, a large kitchen and living room, and a deck with a great view of the canal. Regarding the large group of people, I think this house is the only one I've stayed in that actually has enough refrigeration storage for our group size. And while that may seem like a minor detail, it was logistically invaluable (We could store our week's worth of food, as well as our bait). The living room was great for everyone, the amount of seating allowed for everyone to hang out in one room without squeezing in. The Durado was very clean and properly maintained, and had everything you could need amenity-wise. Our only real issue (which is incredibly minor) was slower internet, which is really only an issue if a group member wants to get some work done while at the house. Overall I would highly recommend this house for any group looking for a secluded and beautiful home, with a wonderful experience to go along with it!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. Let me know if you want to come back next year and receive 10% off the listed rental rate.
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So Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Very nice vacation rental. Saw wild horses every day. Roomy living area. Loved watching the sunrise from the crow's nest. Would definitely book again.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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We love it!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love this house! So quiet and peaceful. It's a nice place to get away.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you for your nice review.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Dare County Regional Airport (MQI)
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Currituck - Knotts Island
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Highway 12 North
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Carova Beach
Car: necessary

Secluded, uncrowded beaches, pets welcome on the beach and in the house, wild horses, 4-wheel drive area, 8 miles North of Corolla


Rates & Availability

Corolla House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall and Winter
Sep 25 2016 - May 27 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 28 2017 - Sep 10 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $60
Cleaning $125
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.75%

During the summer, stays less than 7 nights can only be booked 1 week in advance of stay if available
Reservation not confirmed until 1st payment and acceptance of the rental agreement are received through HomeAway
Refundable Security Deposit $100 for stays less than 5 days
Cancellation Refunds : 80%-90 days prior to the Check-in, 50%-60 days prior to the Check-in, 30%-30 days prior to check-in

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Corolla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 4 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
10% discount off rental rate for self-service reservation (guest completes reservation on Homeaway with minimal assistance from owner via e-mails). Repeat renter discounts of 10% for the first year

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