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#5151 Mermaid Manor. Ocean Views, Close to the Beach, Pets OK, Child Friendly

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 12

This charming family cottage is located in Section A of popular Ocean Sands. It is built on a high dune with panoramic views of the ocean (just 89 yards away) and natural landscape to the south. Mermaid Manor has a bright and cheerful beach themed decor providing a welcome respite after a day in the sun and sand.

Welcome to the perfect spot for an old fashioned family vacation. This home provides a collection of entertainment items for every member of the family; games, toys, books, movies for those rainy days or quiet evenings and volleyball, basketball, horseshoes and bikes for the sunny afternoons. There are amenities for the little ones, too. A play area under the cottage (out of the sun) includes swings, a kiddy car and lots of sand toys. Items like the library of books, DVD's and videos, the sippy cups or the pads of paper and pencils for the Pictionary, UNO cards, Scrabble, Charades or other games will show you just how well thought out the amenities are.

Now for the real reason you come to the Outer Banks, THE BEACH. Mermaid Manor is literally steps to the sandy beach and sparkling ocean. You'll find beach chairs, blankets, and umbrella, toys AND a beach cart to tow them and your cooler of snacks to the beach. Ocean Sands South has wooden walkways over the dune making the traverse easy for older folks and little ones.

After a day in the sun, your entire family will enjoy the great room on the third floor with views of the remarkable landscape and lots of comfortable seating. The kitchen is large enough for multiple cooks and equipped to enhance the best grandmother or gourmet cook. You can steam crabs, roast the bluefish you caught on the beach or a turkey from the supermarket, mix a stew for the crock pot to cook while you are at the beach, or bake bread or goodies. Two coffee pots serve the caffeine and decaf or even a pot of tea hot at the right time. Here again the owners have taken care to provide the little extras like a spice rack, extra dishes, serving pieces and small appliance (even a stand up mixer) that will make you want to return year after year. Ample seating at the dinning room table is ideal for the family meal whether it's home cooked or take-out. There is also a half bath on the third floor for convenience.

The four bedrooms on the second floor are perfect for you and your extended family and/or friends. Two bedrooms have queen size beds and one has a full size crib, perfect for couples. Two bedrooms are child/teen friendly. One has two bunks (sleeps four children or teens comfortably). The other has a twin and a full/twin pyramid suitable for a young couple or three teens/children. All bedrooms have a cable TV with DVD or VCR player, extra pillows and blankets. Clock radio with iPod Player.

Mermaid Manor has a private well with excellent drinking water. The one half mile of vacant land to the south provides excellent views and a plethora of wild life including deer, rabbits and the occasional fox. Fill the bird feeder on the deck and enjoy visits from finches, mourning doves, cardinals and grackles. The spacious decks aren't just for sunning. Plan an evening with cocktails on the deck to watch the sunset over the sound for an early morning of coffee to watch the sunrise.

Military and Senior Citizen Discounts 10% not on discounted weeks or partial rates. Military Discount allowed in the Off Season only.

Partial Rentals Disclaimer: Off Season weeks, must book 3 weeks prior to arrival. In Season weeks, must book the week of the rental. Please call for availability.

Ground Level: Picnic Table, Fish Cleaning, Laundry Room, Swings, Volleyball Court, Feet Washing Station, Outside Shower, Charcoal Park Grill, Basketball Goal.

Mid Level: 2 Hall Baths, Bedroom w/Pyramid & Twin w/TV/VCR, Bedroom w/2 Bunks w/TV/DVD, Queen Bedroom w/Full Size Crib/TV/DVD, Queen Room w/TV/DVD, Deck Access from Queen Bedrooms.

Upper Level: Living Area w/55" Smart TV/VCR/DVD, BluRay Player, Books/Games, DVD/VHS Library, Kitchen, Dining Seats 10, Half Bath, Deck Access.

More Details

Property Manager
Beach Realty of North Carolina, Inc.
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

Amenities

Ocean Sands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 2 Queen beds, 6 Twin beds, 9 Other beds, 1 Full bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court

Reviews

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#5151 Mermaid Manor. Ocean Views, Close to the Beach, Pets OK, Child Friendly
average rating of 4.8125 based on 16 reviews
Jacksonville Beach, FL
5

Mermaid manor 5151

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We enjoyed our stay in Mermaid Manor. Area is great. Porches, deck, outside shower were nice and Kitchen is well stocked With things you may need for the week. Great area for biking, walking at night and star gazing! Thank you for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: Beach Realty & Construction / Kitty Hawk Rentals
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that "Mermaid Manor" was a perfect fit for your family's vacation here on the Outer Banks. Section A in Ocean Sands is a great area with the no thru streets biking through the area is good and continuing out onto the new biking path is great fun. Please join us for many more vacations in the future at "Mermaid Manor".
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Silver Spring, MD
4

happy as a mermaid

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

great location, well equipped house

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: Beach Realty & Construction / Kitty Hawk Rentals
Owner's Response: "Happy as a Mermaid" great phrase and review for this property. We are very pleased that you family enjoyed "Mermaid Manor" and this will go directly to the owner. Please join us again here on the Outer Banks in "Mermaid Manor" for many vacations in the future.
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5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

WE had an awesome time

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Beach Realty & Construction / Kitty Hawk Rentals
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time recently to let us know how you enjoyed our property "Mermaid Manor", we couldn't be happier that you had a fabulous OBX vacation. This home is located at the very beginning of Ocean Sands and allows a lot more privacy for beach-goers, which makes it a lot easier to find the perfect spot on the beach. We hope that you will return with us the next time you are planning a trip to the Outer Banks, "Mermaid Manor" will be here waiting for you next year :)
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Richmond, VA
5

Great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

wonderful, affordable cottage for our 3-generation family! It is older than most but well maintained and in a very good location.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Beach Realty & Construction / Kitty Hawk Rentals
Owner's Response: How wonderful to have 3 generations together under one roof, we thank you for enjoying our property "Mermaid Manor" and letting us know how your experience was. Hopefully a lot of pictures were taken and many memories were created! We welcome you and your family back with us anytime and hope that you will stay with us for many years to come.
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Silver Spring, MD
5

Mermaid Manor review

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

It's always a delight. We've stayed there for the passed 13 years and 'always' find it clean and well appointed. It's not a big party house and we like that. The outside showers are very private and cannot be seen or heard from the road.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Beach Realty & Construction / Kitty Hawk Rentals
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Middletown, MD
5

Great Time At Mermaid Manor

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Overall it was a great experience. Promimity to the beach was great. The only negative that I encountered was all of the bugs and spider webs all over every entrance to the house. I expect a lot of bugs, but it appeared that the outside of the house had not been powerwashed all season.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Beach Realty & Construction / Kitty Hawk Rentals
Owner's Response: Thank you for letting us know that your family did have a great memory making experience at "Mermaid Manor". Unfortunately the bugs and spiders are very prevalent this year all over the Outer Banks and are certainly not inviting at all to our guests coming into rental homes. Even though power washing outsides of our homes is done during the season, this does not prevent the bugs & spiders from coming back the very next day to spend their vacation with us. Please again join Kitty Hawk Rentals at "Mermaid Manor" for many vacations in the future.
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Notes

  • ***2018 Rates/Availability are subject to change. Non refundable pre-reservation deposit of $100/week plus tax is due to tentatively hold dates and will be applied to your balance upon confirmation & signed lease in the Fall***

    Partial Rentals Disclaimer: If a home accepts partial week rentals the following policy will apply: During Off Season Weeks the earliest a home can be booked is 30 days prior to your arrival date. During In Season Weeks the earliest a home can be booked is the Monday that falls within the week of the rental, unless otherwise stated. Partials cannot be booked online. Please call 800-635-1559 for assistance.

    Optional Fees:
    Pet Fee: Properties permitting dogs will have a fee ($100.00 plus tax unless otherwise noted) for the privilege.
    Heated Pool Option: (if applicable) Fees vary, please contact Kitty Hawk Rentals for a quote.