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Sea Forever-Elevator, Hot Tub, Bikes, Heated Pool.Fall, Holidays, 2018 Renting!!

Sleeps24
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms6
Half Baths1
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 8 Bedrooms + 2 rms w/convertible bed(s), 6.5 Baths, (Sleeps 16-24)

We named our 8 BR + den + theater room ocean-side beach house 'Sea Forever,' because you really can -- see forever! Imagine a vacation with amenities like a private heated pool, hot tub, fireplace, elevator, 20 bicycles, gourmet 2-story kitchen, jacuzzi, landscaped gardens w/fire-pit, PS 3 & Wii, ocean views, and a beach only 650 feet away (a 3-min. walk)! Sea Forever has 5,000 sq. ft. of area, so bedrooms are large and accommodating. You can wake to a stunning sunrise over the ocean, enjoy coffee and bagels poolside (or IN our heated pool), or lounge around the great room planning your day, perhaps to see the Lost Colony Outdoor Drama (May-Aug), the Wright Brothers First Flight memorial and historic area, historic Corolla, climb the Corolla Light House, see the wild ponies, or tour the 1925-era Whalehead Club as U.S. Presidents did in the past. After family activities in the largest lawn in the neighborhood, you can relax with a book at the shade garden, or with loved ones around the fire pit making s'mores. Sea Forever is wonderfully situated within walking and biking distance of shops, restaurants, and other services around the corner (see map and reviews). There is some place to go or things to do year round! Guests love our key-less entry and custom check-in at the gated pool area. Your whole family or group can enjoy the best of all worlds: luxurious comfort and ocean-side access to what are truly OBX's best beaches, but at family-affordable rates.

FIRST FLOOR: 16x32 HEATED pool, toys, patio w/picnic table, grills, outdoor shower, loungers, rec room w/new-felt pool table, 46' SONY HDTV, kitchenette/wet bar with refrigerator-freezer, theater room with NEW 70' HDTV & Queen-sized sleeper sofa, 3 BRs (1 king w/ 32' HDTV, 1 queen, and 1 with twin beds w/22' flat TVs), a full bath (w/hair dryer), elevator, game table, computer/printer, laundry.

MID-LEVEL: 2-story main entry w/Steve Hansen Photo Gallery of OBX sites, elevator, laundry, & decks on both sides; a den/library that is usable as an additional bedroom, with a 32' flat-screen HDTV/DVD/VCR & Queen-sized hotel-quality sleeper sofa, mini-fridge, and paperback library; 2 king master BRs w/TVs, full baths (w/hair dryer), 1 master BR w/2 twin beds, TV, & full bath (w/hair dryer), and 1 queen BR w/flat 24' TV, adjoining handicapped-accessible bathroom w/roll-in shower & chair.

THIRD FLOOR: Great room w/ cathedral ceilings and walls of windows, gas fireplace, 40' TV, Sound system, 400+ DVDs and tapes, reading nook, 2-story octagonal kitchen with maple-wood cabinets and black granite counter tops, breakfast island with black-granite counter tops and 4+ seats, dining room area with table for 12, common area 1/2 bath, elevator, new leather sectional with chaise and electric recliner; and

master king bedroom and bath w/jacuzzi & shower w/hair dryer, and 32' Samsung HDTV, and deck w/picnic table. Stereo and iPod speakers.

EXTRA SLEEPING: The den and theater rooms provide extra sleeping areas with privacy with 2 queen-sized hotel-quality sleeper sofas. We also provide 2 queen-sized self-inflating air mattresses, and two sleeping bags (kids), in addition to our eight bedrooms that sleep 16 adults (two to a room), 24 adults total.

Sea Forever is a treat for relaxing and having fun. Our new custom landscaping offers 6 magnificent palm trees, as well as live oaks, magnolia, cottonwood, crepe myrtle and others shade lounging garden with fire-pit, ornamental grass garden, and rose garden with perennials to enjoy. The bedrooms feature TVs with DVD or VCRs. A 46' SONY HDTV is in the recreation room with a pool table so you won't miss the game while lounging playing other games. Watch movies or play games in our theater room (with a new 70' widescreen Vizio HDTV, movie system, guitar hero, and other video games). We have 431 movies from which to select, including over 86 children's movies alone. Challenge each other on PlayStation 3 or Wii. Listen to music CDs or your own through the IPOD/MP3 stereo connector in the great room. Curl up with a good book in our den, choosing from our library of Romance, Science Fantasy, Paranormal, Classics, and Young Adult books. Jump in the pool or hot tub while you sip drinks, grill, watch TV, or listen to your IPOD/MP3 on wireless outdoor stereo. We offer free U.S. long distance, high speed cable internet via modem and WiFi, and fax. For those who just wish to lounge, unlike other owners, we provide a full $200+/month cable TV package included in your rental.

Our sea-foam inspired decor invites coastal tranquility. The great room furniture includes a buttery-yellow leather sofa w/ matching loveseat and chair, two reading chairs w/ottomans, and individual window treatments. We offer our guests a linen package with 300-count soft Egyptian cotton linens, bath towels, bath mats, blankets, beach towels, and extra king- and queen-sized pillows. Your beds are made for you, and there are two dual washer/dryer units and new full-sized washer dryer for large groups. We even provide 5 hair dryers for your use, two crock pots, coffee pots, refrigerator freezers, paper products, spices, four grills, beach and pool toys, beach gear, and carts. As one review stated, 'all you have to do is bring your bathing suit!'

If you can tear yourself away from the amenities, stroll just 600 feet to the wonderful beach and bring our beach toys. The water is refreshingly clean, and often you can see the dolphins swimming by. When you return, there is an outdoor shower to get the sand off before hitting the hot tub, cruising down the bike path to shops and restaurants, or driving to tennis and golf courses. We have 19 bikes--five 20' boys & girls bikes, three toddler bikes w/ training wheels, and 11 26' adult bikes, 4 new this year. We have 14 helmets of assorted sizes. Toys, puzzles, and board games will keep young and young-at-heart happy for hours. You won't be able to resist a smile when the ice cream man arrives each evening with his jingly tune!

Our 2-story octagonal kitchen has solid wood maple cabinets, black granite counters, and 2 each of dishwashers, coffee makers, toasters, and ovens. The entire family can eat at the 12-seat dining room table next to the 4+-seat breakfast bar, with full-service hand-painted dinnerware. The kitchen is well-stocked with amenities like a tea set, espresso/cappuccino maker, Belgian waffle iron, food processor, softserve ice cream maker, breadmaker, 2 crockpots, and pasta machine. We provide two Graco Pack & Play cribs and two highchairs, sheets, and blankets. You can prep your cookout food in the kitchenette, grill at poolside (your choice of two different gas and charcoal grills each), and transport the entire meal in the elevator for dining on the third floor. Or you may choose to eat at the two picnic tables, using our outdoor dishes and tablecloths for that 'summer party' feeling with outdoor speakers. You have no lugging of travel bags or groceries, as the elevator makes your movements easy. Everything here will make Sea Forever your favorite getaway spot!

Keywords: handicapped-friendly, ocean views, pool, elevator, ocean-side, wheelchair accessible, hot tub, pool table, fireplace, jacuzzi, decks, Outer Banks, OBX, Whalehead, Corolla, Duck, Nags Head, seaside, vacation house, coastal living, beach house, Sea Forever, 825 Corolla Drive

More Details

Owner
Jim
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Jim

We are the Towarnicky family, and the proud owners of 'Sea Forever,' our ocean-side beach house at Corolla in the Outer Banks, NC. Jim is an attorney who focuses his practice in tax, business, and real estate. We do not use an impersonal rental management company. We can be flexible to meet your needs. To protect against scammers, always contact Jim to verify your week is available and do not send money to anyone by wire transfer. Our family welcomes your family and friends to share our home, where you can Sea Forever!

Jim purchased this house in 2010

Why Jim chose Corolla

Our family vacationed several times over the years at the Outer Banks, and loved the clean, white sandy beaches. Other beach areas in other states that we tried were too crowded and dirty, and the houses too small. When we decided to finally purchase a vacation home, we knew we would come back to this fabulous resort area. It has everything you could want in a vacation spot: historic sightseeing with Wright Brothers First Flight, boutique shops, the Lost Colony outdoor drama, Currituck Lighthouse, Historic Corolla, and the nature preserve section with wild horses. There are all sorts of aquatic sports, and of course, the ocean and beach. Corolla is family-oriented and quiet, if that is what you wish, but connected to a string of towns along the coast (Duck, Southern Shores, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Manteo) with varying activities and nightlife for all ages. It really provides the best of all worlds!

What makes this house unique

We chose this house because it has a combination of conveniences and luxuries that make your vacation the best! The chef in your family will love the spacious, well-stocked octagonal 2-story kitchen with dramatic black granite counters, solid maple cabinetry, dual ovens, dual dishwashers, 2010 refrigerator freezer, and great views. Enjoy family dinners on our 12-seat dining table and 4-seat breakfast bar. Our elevator and handicapped-accessible bedrooms and bathroom ensure that all family members can share your vacation. There is never a dull moment when you can splash in the pool or hot tub with friends, play pool or throw darts in our sensational recreation room, try out our Wii and PlayStation 3 video games in the theater room, or watch movies with our extensive DVD and video collection (in addition to cable TV). Escape to the bright cheerful den to read a book, or watch TV and movies. The house is spacious enough that your family and friends can share the experience, but be separated and not on top of each other all the time. But the best amenity is simply the location, where you can stroll down the street only 600 feet to the beach entrance, or sip a favorite drink on the decks, watching the waves in a panoramic view so soothing that you'll wish you didn't have to leave. We STILL feel that way ourselves every time we come down.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Jim--Just a follow-up on our June 14-21 stay at your lovely beach house. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Everything in the house was exactly as presented. The house was wonderfully equipped--dishes, small appliances, large appliances, linens etc. Even more impressive was the variety of beach accessories: towels, umbrellas, pool toys, recreational activities, bikes. You thought about almost everything we would need or want. Furnishing were great, and although we didn't use the books, dvds etc it was nice to have them available in case of bad weather. In fact, I don't think we used more than a couple of the TVs--but there were plenty. Luckily we had great weather, other than a nasty, windy storm--but that was in the evening on Thurs.

(The storm blew around the furniture on the decks, knocked over the poolside umbrellas, etc.) My only negative comment was that the ice makers couldn't keep up with our use, so we were buying bagged ice. But that was minor. Thanks you for a wonderful family vacation. Mary Ann and family
Jun 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Norfolk International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Monterrey Shores Shopping Center/Varied Choices
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Currituck Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Monterrey Shores Shopping Center/Varied Choices
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Corolla 600 feet
Car: necessary

Rent jeep or get permit for 4-wheel drive access on Carova beach Apr-Sept to view wild ponies, experience indoor rock climbing in kite stores, get hang gliding lessons, watch dolphins, go birding and crabbing, cruise from Corolla to Duck on bikepath, climb Jockey's Ridge, see Elizabethan Gardens and Lost Colony outdoor drama (May through Aug). Golf and tennis in local area available (ask for our brochure).

Amenities

Whalehead Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 6.5
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • King size beds (4) Kings in 3 Master Bedrooms/BA on Third and Mid-level, 1 King located on the first floor level. All have hair dryers., Queen size Beds (2) One Queen on midlevel (handicapped accessable), 1 Queen on first floor level, Twin or Single Beds (4) One master bedroom with two twin beds/BA on midlevel (with hair dryer), 1 bedroom with twin beds on first floor level, Baby Cribs (2) Two Graco Pack-'N-Play portable cribs, two Cosco highchairs, sheets, blankets, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 2 recently-bought Queen-sized hotel-quality sleeper sofas are now available in theater room and den, plus two queen inflatable mattresses. Sheets, quilt, pillows, towels provided for all. Window treatments provide privacy in the den, so it is like two extra bedrooms!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
300-count Egyptian cotton linen and beddings in all rooms new in 2010 & 2011. TVs in all rooms, including new 32' flat screens in den, 40' in Great Room, and 46' in recreation room, along with 56' HDTV in Theater Room. Butcher-block kitchen island/ stereo / Wii system. Hair dryers, toilet paper, paper towels provided. Best of all, House is on corner with direct line to both beach access, and walking/biking distance to shopping and amenities. No waiting in traffic just to get a paper, pick up breakfast or coffee, or those items you forgot. Elevator, handicapped-accessible bathroom, and bedroom make our house available to all family members who want to join you at the beach! 5,000 square feet (with den and recreation room) allows room for all those large groups and extended families who wish to double-up. Plenty of beach toys/chairs/boogie boards/umbrellas/16 bikes (4 new this year!).

Reviews

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5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

Imagine 24 people (12 adults, 12kids) 7 days, 1 house, & ZERO problems. Because this house holds an abundance of amenities and is located in the most perfect spot in Corolla EVERYONE in our house was accommodated. From toys for toddlers to bikes for teens, and convenient shops and restaurants for the adults- THIS VACATION WAS THE EASIEST ONE EVER!!! My husband was especially happy that the only thing we needed to pack for the beach was our bathing suits (no need to load up the car with towels, chairs, umbrellas, and toys). Sorry Jim, we left the sand at your house ;) All joking aside, I also must say that this is one of the cleanest beach houses we've ever stayed in and the master bed was super super comfy!!! We look forward to returning in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Even though this group was large, they were very considerate and careful with the house. As the review indicates, they were most appreciative of all our efforts and the amenities we provide, which makes us try even harder to do better. We want to credit our caretakers at our two homes, however, which we think are the best in OBX. Although it is hard to be perfect all the time week-in and week out, our caretakers always try to remember that each week is the only one for that particular week's guests, and will go above and beyond to make your stay great.
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5

Lovely house in an excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic family get together at Sea Forever. It was large enough to easily accommodate our family with room to spare. The location was perfect as it was a quick walk to the beach but without having the other beach goers invade your space. Close to shops and amenities, and we had a lovely little bike ride down to the light house. The bikes at the house were a fantastic plus and the riding was easy as it is very flat.

The house had everything you could want! A well supplied kitchen and game room, with TVs and such in every room, although to be honest we were having too much fun doing other things that the TVs were only used to watch a few ball games, that was it.

We loved the fact that we were there in the off season. Several shops had closed but enough were still open that we had no trouble finding places to eat and shop, but didn’t have to deal with the crowds of the high season.

Having the elevator sounds like an extreme luxury, but it was very useful as my husband and I were over to the states for a 3 week trip in total, so we had some VERY heavy suitcases. The best use of the elevator though was as a reference point. Sometimes I’d just need to use it because I would get lost in the house—honestly, I would get lost but was ok when I found the elevator on each of the floors!

Jim was extremely helpful, and informative. Lots of communication before we arrived with info about the house, and then after we arrived he helped when we still had a few questions.

Highly recommend Sea Forever!! Couldn’t be happier with our week here, it was perfect!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property. Abundant amenities. 3 minutes walk to beach.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family vacation at Sea Forever. The owners have gone far above expectations in providing amenities for a great visit. We loved the bicycles, tandem bicycle, boogie boards, beach toys/gear/wagons/ towels & umbrellas. We came from Florida so it was so nice not to have to pack all our beach stuff. The house had everything we needed. My kids loved the toy room/ theatre room. The kitchen was fantastic for cooking for large groups with any appliance needed. Great location walking distance to supermarket/restaurants. Next time we come to outer Banks we will love staying here again! Thanks y'all!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hendersonville
5

Perfect house for large family gathering

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our extended family just had a wonderful week at Sea Forever. One of the things I appreciated the most about Sea Forever was how considerate the owners are about the safety/comfort/amusement of little ones. Our group had the challenge of five under the age of three. There were so many helpful touches, such as the elevator, wagons, beach toys, pool toys, games, books, movies, high chairs, and even outlet covers. And the parents were not left out either—with lots of space and nooks and crannies for alone time and quiet adult conversations like the den, decks, fire pit, and hot tub (and young parents, you know why that’s important!).

We all shared cooking duties, and the well-equipped kitchen had everything we could possibly need. The large dining table easily accommodated our whole group (which included 10 adults), not only for meals, but also for games. (Can you imagine having room for simultaneous games of Bananagrams and Mexican Train on the same table?)

The owner was always responsive to our questions leading up to our week, and took a personal interest in making sure that everything was working correctly while we were there.

I would highly recommend Sea Forever for groups both large and small, young and old!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Glenshaw, PA
5

Sea Forever is a marvelous Outer Banks getaway with stunning views and luxurious amenities.

  • 5 of 5

Our experience was second to none. Sea Forever was fully equipped with anything an OBX vacationer wants and needs. The beautiful exterior and stunning landscaping make it all the more welcoming through the duration of the week. A short walk from the beach and even shorter to any consumer needs on the island. It also offered us friendly neighbors in a comforting neighborhood. Lastly, the countless ammenties that the owners offer are incomparable to what I have experienced in renting beach homes. Something such as this may go unnoticed but for our group, it made the vacation that much better. I am pleased to say that Sea Forever is not just a rental house on the beach. It's a magnificent home that can accommodate any family. We are already in planning our trip back!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Although a group of young people, these renters are what every owner wants: appreciative and respectful of the property, and concerned about items not right rather than just "letting it go." We would be happy to have them back, and provide discounts to do so.
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Essex Junction, VT
2

Take Notes...

  • 2 of 5

My family decided to book a vacation in OBX and after many long hours of searching for a house to rent we finally came across Sea Forever! Things looked great with reviews and location near the beach. There are a lot of amenities provided for the guests... you literally need to bring some clothes and bathing suites! We all were excited to go and make the long 15 hour drive to the Outer Banks. Once we arrived the house looked beautiful from the outside. The inside was a different story. I won't take the time to write down every thing that was wrong, but I will name the main issues we had.

- The basement smells horrible. A musty/moldy damp wetness, which means the 3 bedrooms you paid for aren't going to be usable for anyone. So really this house is 5 bedroom household.

- Outdoor furniture on balconies is very sparse. Most chairs were broken on the 2nd and 3rd floor when we arrived. We also found a nice warming gift of an ashtray full of cigarettes on the 2nd story balcony.

- Refrigerator didn't work for us... 3 families putting food that was brought into 1 basement refrigerator didn't work. We lost food because we noticed too late that the refrigerator wasn't working properly. We contacted the owner (Jim) and his response was for us to use a hairdryer and take care of the problem. I'm sorry... we are on vacation - this is not our problem to take care of! He finally made a call to the repairman and he came to check out the fridge. It was fixed for the rest of our time there but again food was lost... and it wasn't my families responsibility to fix the problem.

- Tandem bike back tire was completely busted. Not all bikes worked properly at house.

- Bottom of pool is extremely rough. Both my children are great swimmers and they had cuts on the bottom of their feet because of the pool. We finally had to make them wear socks to go in.

Needless to say, when there is a 30 page "book" written on how to maintain the house and items you would think the house would be immaculate. And for the price, it was far from that. In the "book", you are supposed to clean everything after use, and that is far from the truth. The bedrooms were fairly clean and we enjoyed the area. Other than that I can only give this place 2 stars because of our encounter with the owners and how they handled our situation. I will definitely be back to the Outer Banks but will never rent from Jim again... we were much more hopeful for a better experience....

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Utils&Pool/Elec (varies) $345 + Tax
Linen Fee (see comments) $285 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.75%

1. Linen fee is $195 for up to 12 guests, $285 for over 12 guests. Electricity, water, pool, fireplace, etc (aka utilities) depends on season, weather, and other conditions; inquire of owner for details. Taxes/Fees adjusted for charges. We provide two pillows, two towels, two hand towels and a washcloth / person / week, and over 50 beach towels.

2. Rates were lowered to cover half to all of VRBO service fee.

3. EVERY GROUP WHO RENTS OUR HOME HAS TO SIGN OUR FORM LEASE (also, NC Vacation Rental Act law requires you receive disclosures and notices from us which are in the Lease). Due to VRBO/HA regs., you cannot give us your personal info to put into the Lease before you commit to rent. So please review the form posted on the site and MAKE INQUIRY before trying to reserve your dates for any term you do not understand or care for. We will expect a signed lease to be scanned and emailed or faxed to us at the time of renting, with original signatures to follow. [You send two originals Fed Ex or Priority mail --so they can be tracked -- and when they arrive, we sign both and send an executed original back to you for your records]. YOUR RESERVATION WILL BE CANCELED IF YOU RESERVE AND FAIL TO SEND A PROPERLY-FILLED OUT AND EXECUTED LEASE. We can adjust terms on the Lease upon reasonable request.

4. WE DO NOT CHARGE A SEPARATE DAMAGES DEPOSIT. WE FEEL IT NOT RIGHT FOR YOU TO GIVE UP MONEY FOR US TO HOLD FOR SOMETHING NOT LIKELY TO BE USED IN THE FIRST PLACE. Instead, we take your credit card info on the Lease. The Lease explains how the system works. Our reviews attest to the fact we've never wrongly assessed for damages (6 times total in 8 years).

5. We have a renter's guide with all our information the terms of which are incorporated into the Lease.

6. If you need to cancel, we try to release the Property4U. If successful at or near the same rent, you get a full refund (so notify us as early as possible). If cancel too late to re-let, no refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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