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7 bed/5 bath w/Pool&Hottub * Oceanfront & Indoor Pool/Gym - walk to beach/town!!

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 7 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 16)


2017 remodeled kitchen!!!! bedroom furniture, bunkbeds, freshly paint inside the whole house - new mattresses!!! and more !

Welcome to “Rendezvous” only 176 YARDS FROM BEACH ACCESS!! Stay includes access to top notch exercise facility- YR RD INDOOR POOL- OCEAN FRONT POOL-(all only a very short walk away) This super child-friendly, pet-friendly, beach house is in the Schooner Ridge Neighborhood!! Families LOVE Schooner Ridge because it is a quaint oceanside community located right in the village of Duck. There is no need to use your car here. The neighborhood has a loop which is fantastic for kids to ride bikes around (no thru traffic). Guests have access to the all clubhouse and community amenities which include use of an amazing OCEANFRONT Pool w/ Dune-top Gazebo and Private Beach Access exclusively for Schooner Ridge Guests.

****EMAIL ME FOR OTHER PICTURES AND INFORMATION ON THE HOME - WE HAVE ANOTHER WEBSITE TO VIEW (which is also down at the very bottom of this page in the "Owner Info" section ****

2014-2016 UPDATES!!!

New decking!

New Hot tub!

New refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave

New Flatscreens tvs

Gas fireplace

Volleyball Court


Hardwood floors

3 new queen and 2 king mattresses

Furniture updates- bedroom set, sectional sofa

Washer/ Dryer- High Efficiency

Netflix account for the house :)

Clubhouse Amenities include:

Year Round Indoor Pool

Top notch Exercise Facilities with Free Weights and Complete Exercise Equipment and Aerobic Machines and Showers

Tennis Courts

Racquetball Court

Arcade Game Room with Pool Table, Air Hockey and Numerous Video Games

Outdoor Pool at rec ctr

Playground - new in 2014

Additionally, SR neighborhood is just one block up from Town of Duck’s Park, a 10-acre property just built in 2007!! There is an amphitheater, covered picnics, playground, 1-mile boardwalk along Sound (perfect for fishing and crabbing)!

Rendezvous amenities include:

L1: 1BR with K, and 1BR with 2 Q, game room with full bath, flat screen tv with DVD & VCR, Laundry (new in 2011), extra refrigerator, 2 outdoor showers. L2: 2 MBR with K and private baths, a nursery (this is the 7th bedroom) off the MBR for little ones, and 2 Bunk sets & private bath. L3: 1BR with Q, Kitchen – Living /Dining Great room, Ship’s Watch with views and foosball, bath rm, working gas fireplace, screened in porch, and Flat screen tv.

Property Amenities:

6 Bedrooms: 3 K, 3Q, 2 Bunksets, pullout sofa, and 2 port-a-cribs

Private Heated outdoor pool and Hot Tub

All new FLAT Screen TVs

5 HDTVs, 4 DVD,

Phones w/ FREE long distance

Tons of great games for the family

DVD library of movies

and Netflix for both familly room TVs

Hundreds of books for the beach

Free high Speed Wireless Internet Service

1 Stroller, 2 Pack & Play’s, High Chair

Deck chairs and screened in porch

2 Outdoor dining table



2 outdoor showers

Pet friendly

Volleyball Court

**Please kindly note** WE ONLY RENT TO FAMILIES and this is a NON-smoking home.

Rates are INCLUSIVE of the following: clubhouse, bed linens, bath towels, hot tub, pool and cleaning. The pool is open from May to September, and you have the option to heat the pool (fee based on month). Taxes and pet fees are not included.

Thank you for visiting our website!! We hope you come stay!


More Details

Erik and Shauna Pickering
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About Erik and Shauna Pickering

We live in Rowayton, Connecticut and love vacationing with our children Duck.

Erik and Shauna Pickering purchased this house in 2010

Why Erik and Shauna Pickering chose Outer Banks

We have been vacationing in Duck for over 12 years and when we moved from California to the East Coast, we began the search for a vacation home here. We fell in love with our house and neighborhood, Schooner Ridge. We updated basically everything - beds, furniture, and electronics, and we can't get down there enough - we love it!

What makes this house unique

Rendezvous has a spectacular location- only 176 yards away from the beach and right in heart of town.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Erik and Shauna,

First, thank you for lettting us use your fabulous house in Duck! We had an amazing week, amazing weather and amazing family time.

Your house is wonderful with lots of room for everyone!
Nov 2015
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Duck House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • 1st Level - Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    1st Level - Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Level 2 - Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Level 2 - Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Level 2 - Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed , 2 bunk beds = 4 twin beds
    3rd Level - Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    2nd Level - Den - 1 twin/ single , Off of the two masters - great for little kids / infants
  • 3 King size beds, 3 Queen size Beds (3), 2 Pack n plays, 1 pullout sofa in private den, and 2 Bunk Beds
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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7 bed/5 bath w/Pool&Hottub * Oceanfront & Indoor Pool/Gym - walk to beach/town!!
average rating of 4.974359 based on 44 reviews

Everything and MORE!

  • 5 of 5

This house is absolutely gorgeous. We booked this house for our long needed family vacation. Our daughter had just graduated college and we wanted to do something as a family before she ventures off into the real world. This house was everything we wanted, expected and more. There were only 3 of us, but we loved having the extra space. Space was plentiful, we were able to find private spaces to attend classes and work remotely without disturbing each other. We did spend most of the time on the third level. The family room, kitchen and dining area are so welcoming and comfortable.

The pictures do not do this house justice! It is BEAUTIFUL, pristine condition inside and out, and well stocked for all of your needs.The pool and hot tub were huge perks for us, we were in them every day and evening. The hammocks on the middle deck are a also real nice touch! We did find ourselves on the upper deck most of the time. You can actually sit outside and hear the ocean waves, watch the sun rise and sunset.

The location to the town of Duck is just an easy 6 min walk, yes we timed it. The beach seemed closer than 175 yards, an easy walk with cooler and chairs, about 2 min walk. We had no need to use the community pools. We are beach/ocean lovers. All chairs and umbrellas were supplied, as well as beach toys and boogie boards.

Because it was off season, many stores and restaurants closed early. We found that out right away and made shopping/dinner plans around that. This was by far our best family vacation in years!!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mary! We hope to see you next year :)
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Great location!

  • 4 of 5

There are several great points with this house (i.e. the 4-star rating), with the top of the list being the location - very easy walk to the beach (with private entry and beachside pool for residents of Schooner Ridge) and easy walk to Duck Village. We so loved walking to the local coffee shop, Duck Duck Burgers and more. There is also a gym, indoor and outdoor pool at the neighborhood rec center that we used daily (gym). Great feature especially on rainy weather days. The top level has been renovated and is great - comfortable den area, renovated kitchen, all very nice. The house was clean and linens all there, so no problems with that service. The things that need work to make this a perfect getaway:

- Screened in porch is in very poor condition - some screens completely missing, others are torn, etc. We loved sitting in this (small) area but the bugs will be bad as the summer rolls on. - The pool was also very dirty - it was serviced twice while we were there, but it never looked like it to me.

- More comfortable seating on top deck

- Lastly, the beds were all very uncomfortable - all were very hard and everyone complained that they didn't sleep well because of this - this was probably the one big change that needs to happen to make this a great vacation home!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi - we aim for all our guests to have a fabulous vacation while staying at Rendezvous. We have a great team so that nothing will prevent you from having an amazing time in Duck. *** For all future guests - if you call us the day you check in - we will fix anything that same day!!! *** Regarding the specifics: Pool - there are large oak trees and landscaping surrounding it which provide nice shade in the afternoon as well as wonderful privacy - it does however drop some leaves. Our pool company works hard to remove leaves and debris- from pool a few hours before guests check in and then mid week. They will absolutely make an extra trip if requested - they have maintained for our pool for years and they truly care about the quality of their work. Please notify us if you would like this. Beds - our mattress are regularly replaced. The 2 queens on the ground level have pillow tops, the top queen is more firm. Most bedding was bought one month ago. We want it to look and and feel fresh. We are going to add a rolled up cushion top that people who like softer beds can choose to add :) Seating in top deck - there are 2 large Brown and Jordan chairs with cushions, 2 picnic tables, 2 adirondack chairs and a cushioned bench swing. Screened in porch - the screen shop actually had the screens already to replace them, they got backed up and it took them an extra week.
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Easy and Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Great place with excellent owners who are easy to work with.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this beautiful home! It was everything we hoped it would be! Very accommodating, had everything you need. We are planning our trip back! Thank you Erik and Shauna. 😀?

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location in kid friendly neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

Great house with lots of room and easy access to the beach.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Really great house and well taken care of. We have rented many houses in obx- we will come back to this one! Hits the mark on every level – location – size - overall good vibes - and excellent owner interaction. They just finished a remodel and it looks and functions great - highly recommend this one!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Duck House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Prime
Jun 25 2017 - Aug 12 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 5
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 7
Aug 20 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 3
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 9
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer 4 -
May 27 2018 - Jun 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
Summer 5 -
Jun 3 2018 - Jun 9 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Summer J -
Jun 10 2018 - Jun 16 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 6 -
Jun 17 2018 - Jun 23 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Summer Prime -
Jun 24 2018 - Aug 11 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 5n
Aug 12 2018 - Aug 18 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 7 -
Aug 19 2018 - Aug 25 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 3 -
Aug 26 2018 - Sep 1 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 9 -
Sep 2 2018 - Sep 15 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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