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#7974 Gertrude's Breakaway. Elevator, Pool, Hot Tub Tiki Bar, Weddings/Events

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms8
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

8 Bedrooms, 8 Baths, Sleeps 20

This house -- situated on a large half acre lot in Section A of Ocean Sands -- offers all the popular amenities (elevator, flat-screen TV's, pool table) and is the perfect place all year long for family vacations and special events. This house was custom built by Beach Construction with high quality workmanship and beautiful natural wood trim and wainscoting.

This spacious, 5500 SF house with its open floor plan offers plenty of room for gathering together as well as enjoying private time in the many nooks and crannies (elevated tower and sunroom, mid-level landing and den) located throughout this well-designed house. This beautifully furnished, yet comfortable house can fill your vacation days and nights with relaxation and fun.

Enjoy spectacular ocean views and morning sunrises from every part of the top floor, including the large screen porch and deck area -- and enjoy evening sunsets from the elevated tower. There is easy beach access, with a walkway to the ocean being only a short walk (just 45 yards) across a quiet cul-de-sac. When you are ready for that all day at the beach, you will find beach chairs, umbrellas and beach cart for your convenience already at the house. There are also baby gates at the home for the little one's safety. If you decide to explore the area simply hop on a one of the bicycles at the house and enjoy the ride.

The 8 bedroom house includes a large well-equipped kitchen with stainless appliances, 42" refrigerator, double oven, granite counter-tops, a peninsula bar and an island; an up-to-date technology package (plasma TVs, surround sound satellite radio home theater in great room & media room and intercom); and a large (16' x 30') pool with a tiki bar, cabana bath, and outside speakers. There is even a full size pool table for those competition games among family and friends.

5% Discount to Military Personnel and Senior Citizens 65 or older Off Season Only.

Ground level: Rec Room w/Pool Table, Large Screen TV, Sound System and Kitchenette/Wet Bar, Cabana Bath, Rec Room opens onto Fenced Area w/Pool, Patio Area, Tiki Bar, Speakers and Gas Grill, TV Room w/Home Theater System, Master King Bedroom, Bedroom w/Pyramid and Bunk Beds, Handicap Friendly Queen Master Bedroom, Handicap Friendly Hall Bath, Laundry Room, Elevator, Entry Foyer.

Mid Level: Den w/TV/DVD, Surround Sound and Sleep Sofa, Master King Bedroom w/Luxury Bath, Master King Bedroom, Master King Bedroom, Master Bedroom w/2 Twin Beds, Large Deck w/Hot Tub and Speakers, Hall Powder Room, Sitting Area, Elevator.

Upper Level: Open Great Room w/Surround Sound Home Theater System, Large Screen TV, Entertainment Center, Hardwood Floors, Gas Fireplace, Dining Area, Gourmet Kitchen w/Bar, Island, Double Ovens, Keurig, Elevated Sun Room w/TV and Surround Sound, Elevated Loft w/Sitting Area, Powder Room, Master King Bedroom w/Luxury Bath and Surround Sound, Elevator, Screened Porch w/Speakers off Kitchen, all other rooms open to Large Deck w/Speakers and Great Ocean Views, all Bedrooms have TV/DVD, Parking for 8 Cars.

**2017 Pool dates: 5/5 - 10/1**

More Details

Property Manager
Beach Realty of North Carolina, Inc.
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

Amenities

Ocean Sands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • 5 King beds, 1 Queen bed, 5 Twin beds, 2 Full beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court

Reviews

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#7974 Gertrude's Breakaway. Elevator, Pool, Hot Tub Tiki Bar, Weddings/Events
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews
Lancaster, PA
4

Review of Gertrude's breakaway

  • 4 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 satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Good

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: Beach Realty & Construction / Kitty Hawk Rentals
Owner's Response: Thank you for your recent review of our property "Gertrude's Breakaway", your feed back is important to us and we appreciate your comment. After looking through our service orders, I only see that 1 or 2 maintenance items were reported to us; no mention of cleaning being an issues. In the future if the home is not found to be of your satisfaction please alert us and we will send the cleaners back right away, we want the home to be inviting and up to each guests individual standards. We very much hope that you will consider renting with us again here at Kitty Hawk Rentals.
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5

Perfect for 20 . . . Great Location!

  • 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:

This house was very roomy and handled our crew of 20 perfectly. The house was clean and had a well equipped kitchen (even a waffle maker)! The location to the beach was the best part though. Short walk and the beach was much less populated than other areas I have visited in the Outer Banks. I highly recommend this house/location!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Beach Realty & Construction / Kitty Hawk Rentals
Owner's Response: Thank you for the terrific review of our property "Gertrude's Breakaway", the owners will be very excited that you enjoyed your stay and found the property to be comfortable and accommodating. This is one of my favorite homes in the program because it has all of the essentials for a huge family vacation while still being very close to the beach. We hope you will stay with us again at Kitty Hawk Rentals, we welcome you and the family back anytime to "Gertrude's Breakaway".
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New Market, Maryland
5

Review of Gertrude's Breakaway

  • 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:

Gertrude's Breakaway is a prime location in Corolla and the house will not disappoint.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Beach Realty & Construction / Kitty Hawk Rentals
Owner's Response: Thank you for your recent review of our property "Gertrude's Breakaway", we appreciate you taking to the time to let us know how your stay was and we are very happy that you found the home to be enjoyable. We hope that you will consider staying with us again the next time you are booking a trip to the Outer Banks; we know the owners of "Gertrude's Breakaway" would love to have you back again too!
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York, PA
5

Happy campers from CO, CT, MD and PA

  • 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:

This is a lovely home in a quiet cul de sac, far away from road noise, very close to the ocean, with a wide uncrowded beach and gentle surf, great for young children. Kitchen was very well equipped, we cooked great meals for 16, and very important to us-we were all able to sit at one long table together. Pool was warm and clean. Groceries, go-kart racing and fun shopping in Corolla not too far away. Will gladly return here next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Beach Realty & Construction / Kitty Hawk Rentals
Owner's Response: "Happy Campers" pretty much says it all. "Gertrude's Breakaway" is certainly well equipped and set up for large family gatherings or multi family gatherings. Certainly being quite close to Corolla is a great plus for activities, just like being very close to the ocean is a great amenity. Please do join us for many future vacations here on the Outer Banks at "Gertrude's Breakaway".
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Virginia Beach, VA
5

Gertrude's Breakaway is really a "Getaway"

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was adequately helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was happy with the location.

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

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The house was lovely, very well designed, clean and stocked, even down to the "slow cooker" and multiple champagne flutes.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: Beach Realty & Construction / Kitty Hawk Rentals
Owner's Response: That would be a great intro to the house "Getaway at Gertrude's Breakaway". This in indeed a wonderful home for a vacation. It is very spacious and will accommodate any size group or family with many places to be together and many places to be quiet and just sit and read a book. Thank you so much for choosing Kitty Hawk Rentals and "Gertrude's Breakaway". We look forward to welcoming your family again for future vacations.
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4

Nice Home with a few issues....

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was adequately 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:

This is a very nice home - laid out very well for a large group. It's a very nice home, but not sure I would put it in a special occasion home category. It just seems like a normal home for this area (I guess the grassy yard would make it stand out)...Our concern with this rental is not the home, but the management company and dealing with them - we did have a few major problems when we got here - 1. No AC on the top floor (where everyone wants to be with the kitchen,etc) and it was 90 degrees when we arrived. Also, 2. The refrigerator in the upstairs, main kitchen was broke. The two issues were fixed in 24 hours, but we had to keep bugging to get any answers and there was no follow up or apologies at all. Also, this rental company gives you 20 towels period!!! No extras...just be aware and plan ahead. All in all OK house, but I probably would try another one, at least until the management changes.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Beach Realty & Construction / Kitty Hawk Rentals
Owner's Response: "Gertrude's Breakaway" is one of our most popular homes in our rental program. It is a well laid out house for large groups. Kitty Hawk Rentals certainly does apologize for that the 2 unforeseen issues you encountered that obviously presented such inconveniences for your family. The linens are provided based on occupancy for the house. Kitty Hawk Rentals does have available any amounts of additional linens through our rental services. We certainly do invite your family back to stay with us again 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.