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sharon watson

Member since: 2002
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Speaks: english

Midgett House located in the Manteo Historic District on Roanoke Island

24 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Historic District House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

When coming to Manteo, or The Outer Banks, North Carolina, why not stay in one of the quaint Historic Homes of Manteo? The cozy guest house in the heart of historic Old Town Manteo is open for guests and is available by the night, week, or month. The Neva Midgett House makes for the perfect vacation rental accommodations for your visit to Roanoke Island and the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Neva Midgett house is listed on the Manteo Historic Home registery. The two bedroom guest home is located within walking distance to all that Manteo has to offer including quaint bookstores, wonderful restaurants, art museums, Festval Park for open air concerts, galleries and interesting shops. In fact, the Neva Midgett House was once a very popular antique shop and well known to residents and visitors alike.

Midgett House is a two bedroom guesthouse offering the perfect combination of privacy, quiet comfort, and easy access to our beautiful historic town. Rise with the sun and go for a jog along the waterfront or relax on your covered front porch with a hot cup of coffee and enjoy the flowers in the gardens. Hop on your bike and be instantly surrounded by the history and mystery of Roanoke Island.

THERE IS NOTHING MIDGET ABOUT Midgett House which includes the entire FIRST floor of this arts and crafts bungalow. The house can accommodate up to 4 guests. You will find two large bedrooms, one with a romantic king size canopy bed and the second with lovely four poster twin beds. The house is filled with period antiques and oriental rugs for your comfort. There is a full bath, a large fully equiped kitchen including a full size refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, stove, oven and washer and dryer. The comfortable living room features modern amenities including hdtv, vcr, and dvd player. The large dining room will accomodate large family meals or just a fun round of board and card games. From the front door, you will find your own covered porch to enjoy comfortable porch furniture and watch the world go by. The most beautiful beaches in the world of the Outer Banks are located within 5 miles of Manteo. Roanoke Island, centerally located, is perfect for a trip to the northern beaches to see the wild horses roaming freely, or south to the island of Okracoke by ferry. Either way you go, wherever you spend your day, you will return to the privacy and comfort of your own charming house.

The Manteo Walking Tour includes many of the historic homes including the Neva Midgett House. Remember to visit the many other wonders of Roanoke Island. The Lost Colony is performed nightly during the summer months. The North Carolina Aquarium is a quick drive to the original on Roanoke Island and to the new Aquarium opening in May 2011 on the pier in Nags Head. The Elizabethean Gardens are to die for--beautiful.

Hope you can come!

Keywords: cottage, bungalow, quaint, vacation rental, north carolina, beach, ocean, fishing, garden

OBX

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
sharon watson (Owner)
Member since: 2002
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About sharon watson

Hi I'm Sharon--and I love our cottages on Roanoke Island. Please check out all of them

Midgett House, The island loft, Clemons Cottage, Magnolia Cottage, The Pink Pelican and our vacation rental yacht The Starry Banner--something for everyone

sharon watson purchased this house in 2005

Why sharon watson chose Manteo

Old Town Manteo is quaint, historic, beautiful, and the Island is perfect, Midgett House is one of the historic homes of Manteo, and is walk-able to all the town offers restuarants, museums, bookstores, galleries, lots of picket fences --you have to see it to believe it

What makes this house unique

blocks from the waterfront

Reviews

5
based on 24 traveler reviews

Midgett House located in the Manteo Historic District on Roanoke Island
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews
North Carolina
5

3 Girls 3 Generations Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Neva Midgett House was marvelous! From the start, the owner (Sharon) was personable, professional, & so pleasant! We walked to Manteo's Waterfront (great shops, restaurants, Elizabeth II Ship, Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, etc.) from The House. An easy drive took us to the Elizabethan Gardens (lovely) ,the NC Aquarium (excellent), along Dare County country side (beautiful), and across the bridge to Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, the Bodie Island Lighthouse, shops, and restaurants right on the Atlantic Ocean!

The easy walks and drives to so many places throughout the area made our stay at the Neva Midgett House marvelous! The house was quite roomy and was decorated with many antiques but it had all the conveniences of modern day life! The towels & linens were plush and there were many supplies (TP, soaps, laundry supplies, etc.) which made our visit very pleasant. We ate our breakfasts on the front porch sitting on rocking chairs with end tables while watching the lovely light porch curtains waving in the wind.

The Clemon's Cottage and The Island Loft were also occupied but we never saw or heard the other renters during our entire stay! We do plan on returning to "Cottages on Roanoke Island." Truly, the house, location, caring owner, and beautiful areas between the Sounds and Ocean resulted in a delightful time for everyone!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW OH WOW What a wonderful review from wonderful guests. I am so happy you enjoyed the cottages and love them as much as we do. Your thoughtful review is very much appreciated;. Please come again to our cottages and enjoy our return guest discount good for all the cottages anytime forever :-)
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5

No better place to stay while in Manteo ....

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at these properties before but I think this was our most memorable stay. We had some rainy days so it limited opportunities to be out and about. It was a week with my adult daughters and my lovely niece. It felt very much like being at "home" together. We cooked at "home," watched movies, chatted while drinking coffee on the front porch (cocktails too) all while enjoying the rain. The house had everything we wanted and needed. It offered us all a nice and relaxing respite. Thank you Sharon.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Convenient and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

All reservations and logistics went perfectly. Upon arrival we had two bad first impressions. What should have been an inviting rocker-lined porch and front stairs had old cobwebs covering them and the first breath in the door was that old antique smell - not musty, not dirty, just old. I assume this was due to the antique furniture, the hot weather, and the house being closed for a few days.

Things went uphill from there. The A/C got rid of any unfreshness and we cleaned the porch with a broom we found in the closet. And as we explored the house we found it to be clean and comfortable. The linens were high quality, the kitchen had everything we needed, there was a grassy area for our dog to explore, and the wifi, tv, and other systems worked well. The furnishings are somewhere between kitsch and quaint and the structure is sturdy but a little wonky. I guess it's just what you would expect of an historic cottage in a coastal tourist town. Do be aware that the upper attic of the cottage is rented separately. It has its own entrance and other than the occasional foot shuffling and meetings in the lawn this is really no big deal. I guess it could be if the upstairs neighbors were party animals.

Here's the good stuff. The cottage is midway between the main drag and quaint downtown Manteo and within easy walking distance of both. The property location on Roanoke Island proved to be a great central launching pad to explore the wonderful attractions of the Outer Banks. We visited Fort Raleigh State Park, home to Elizabethan Gardens, The Lost Colony, wooded trails, and lots of information on Virginia Dare and her ill-fated colony. The North Carolina Aquarium is also nearby. We ventured off the island to Nags Head for the beach, Kitty Hawk for the Wright Brothers Memorial (A+) and up to Duck for some lovely scenery and dining. Going south visits the beautiful Bodie Island and Hattaras Lighthouses and the beachy culture of Hattaras Island. Further south on a ferry will reach Ocracoke Island but we didn't get there.

Overall, we had a great vacation at the Neva Midgett House. It was reasonably priced, clean, comfortable and plenty spacious. You should consider it for your OBX experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Relaxing Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Midgett House with our son and daughter in law. Everything we needed was thoughtfully in the house. The kitchen was well equipped.

We brought a few games to play I was surprised to see there were a few board games already there. We had breakfast in the morning and ate out lunch and dinner except for one night. Matt made his Grandma's special chicken casserole the atmosphere that night was so nice to be surrounded in a home we recalled the good times setting around Grandma's dinner table.

Just what we needed before we started our summer!!!

Thanks, Becky

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC
5

Couldn't ask for anything more

  • 5 of 5

We spent three nights at the Neva Midget cottage for our anniversary. We couldn't have asked for a more pleasant stay. Beautiful furnishings and all of the conveniences of home. We liked the fact we were able to bring the fur babies along:). They enjoyed the walks near the waterfront right down the road. Enjoyed all of the shops and restaurants close by. Safe and quiet area. The owner, Sharon ,answered all of our questions promptly about the property before renting and transactions were easily handled. We were thankful for the opportunity to rent such a wonderful house in a quaint neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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DC area
5

Lovely House

  • 5 of 5

The house description was accurate. Everything was clean and well maintained. Prompt customer service with a broken bed, owner fixed it immediately. Surroundings were lovely. The only drawback was the very noisy family staying upstairs with a child jumping off the bed late at night (after 10 pm) and the parent encouraging it. Don't know how this could have been prevented by the owner. Its the luck of the draw. We had a small child with us as well, and 2 dogs and we were conscientious about not disturbing the neighbors. The backyard was perfect for the early morning nature calls for the dogs. I would recommend this place highly.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. I am so glad to know you enjoyed the lovely Neva Midgett house and i appreciate the 5 star review. but was sorry that you did not call me the moment you were uncomfortable. I absolutely care about all of our guests at all times, a simple call from me I am certain would have gently reminded our guests that it was just a little noisy. I do hope you will come again. Of course, we would like to remind you that all of our guests receive a valued guest discount.
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Rates & Availability

Historic District House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
fall season
Sep 25 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$169
$1,128
 
 
winter
Jan 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$159
$1,000
$1,200
 
 
spring season
Mar 1 2017 - May 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$179
$1,128
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

linens for bedrooms and bath INCLUDED in rate
departure clean INCLUDED in rate
Credit cards accepted Cancellation policy: reservation fully refundable up to 30 days prior to arrival. Within 30 days refunds will be given for rebooked dates
evacuated dates refunded for announced evacuation of Roanoke Island

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Historic District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) lovely canopy king, Twin or Single Beds (2) 4 poster mahogony twin beds
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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