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Affordable Beach House in Great Location! Pets Welcome Short Walk to the Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,120 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6 to 8. Walking Distance To Ocean

Enjoy the beautiful Sunrise and Sunset from the rooftop deck of this charming cottage.

This home has a equipped kitchen (microwave, refrigerator w/ ice maker, dishwasher, coffeemaker, blender & more) Telephone with long distance, wireless high speed internet and a 32' TV in the family room with cable. Cathedral ceilings and open floor plan. Through the sliding glass door to the back deck.

Payment option through HomeAway, Paypal or personal check.

We also have a 4 bedroom home in the same block:

Crow's Nest ID# 3617104

and a home at Milepost 8

Bombardier Bay ID# 3706221

Our home is Saturday to Saturday lease during June July and August. Check in is 4 pm and check out is 10 am. This is flexible during off season.

Dont hesitate to email with any questions

PLEASE NOTE I had to select a cancellation policy and none fit. If you have to cancel and I can re rent the time you will receive a refund, minus booking fees it they apply.


More Details

Cheryl & Gary Slaymaker
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

About Cheryl & Gary Slaymaker

Gary is an electrician and loves to do field work on the farm. I am an artist , we both enjoy the out doors, camping and just doing nothing. We have two dogs, two cats and chickens. Feel welcome to look me up on and get to know us . Smiles....

Cheryl A Loy Slaymaker

Cheryl & Gary Slaymaker purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Cheryl & Gary Slaymaker chose Outer Banks

This home is close to the beach and we loved the decks. It is a very cozy cottage! Another plus for us is that it is close to our other home the Crow's Nest,

This home is pet friendly...the dogs love the freedom of the gated deck.

What makes this cottage unique

View from the roofdeck is wonderful !


Nearest Airport
1 Miles
First Flight Local Airport
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Captain Georges
Car: recommended

This home is located near milepost 8. Walking distance to the public beach access and many fine restaurants.

The Outer Banks is a great place to make memories. Besides the beach and ocean, you can go sailing, fishing, kayaking, jet skiing, para-saling & more.

You can also enjoy a hike up Jockey's Ridge, the largest sand dune on the east coast. ( Take a hang gliding lesson !) A short drive North takes you to the 4 wheeling beaches where you might spot a herd of wild ponies. A short drive South takes you to the island of Ocracoke.

Also visit the Aquarium, Outlet shops Marinas with fishing charters !! Lots to do and time to do nothing !

About 20 minutes north, Highway 158 in Grandy there is a wonderful antique collectible shop DANNY'S DISCOUNTS it is a must stop! Their phone number is 252-453-0222. This is where I get some of my special treasures you see !


Kill Devil Hills Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1120 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Refund will be given if canceled week can be rented
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Pillowtop queen...balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , standard queen. Full Bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • All bedrooms have wall mount smart TVs. One bedroom has a very sweet balcony....have a cup of coffee and enjoy ! You have the option to bring your own linens, towels, blankets...or you can lease them. You would let me know what you wanted, I would get a quote from the Linen Co and that would be added to your total.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Affordable Beach House in Great Location! Pets Welcome Short Walk to the Beach
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 27 reviews
Philadelphia, PA

Major relaxation by the beach

  • 5 of 5

You know it was a fantastic vacation when at the end, you look at each other and say, "can we stay another week or two?". Which is exactly what happened at Amazing Grace. It was the perfect place for my husband and I to unwind and spend our days taking walks, sitting on the beach, reading, and going out to dinner. I loved that the house was centrally located, so we could get to the grocery store and restaurants easily. Walking to a few places was even possible, as was grabbing a bike from the shed below the house and riding on one of the quiet roads to the store. I also loved that the house was just a short walk to the beach. Overall, we had a wonderful vacation, and I can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh I so love hearing that you enjoyed. Thank you so much for staying at Amazing Grace and do hope you come back again ! Smiles Cheryl & Gary
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All you can have near the ocean

  • 5 of 5

I loved our stay at amazing grace. This 3 bedroom house was very spacious and located conveniently close to the beach and restaurants/shops. I wish the main living room had a modern TV since we stayed inside the house for a whole day when it (unfortunately) rained. All 3 bedrooms have a smart TV, but the main living room TV is very outdated. The utensils were not very clean, and neither were the bathrooms. Although the utensils are to be washed by previous guests, I would still make sure housekeeping checks that they are clean for the next guests. Overall, I would stay at amazing grace again. It was very affordable and spacious in a great location.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Faride, Glad to hear you had a good time. So sorry the bathrooms were not up to standard. Next time you find anything wrong call me right away and I will have it taken care of. I did talk to the cleaning company and they went over and doubled checked the cleaners and was going to pay extra attention to the bathrooms. We are working on a new next year !! Thanks again for staying with us Smiles Cheryl & Gary
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Charming Beach House - Super Clean and Dog Friendly!

  • 5 of 5

First, thank you so much to Cheryl for being so awesome during the booking process -- highly communicative, very informative of the area, and always cheerful!

We stayed at Amazing Grace for 2 weeks - 6 adults, 1 baby, and 1 dog. There was plenty of room for all with 3 very spacious bedrooms, 2 full baths, and an outside shower. The open floor plan in the living area made for great conversation and was plenty big enough where it never felt like you were on top of each other. We were a very short walk to the beach (about 5-7 minutes), which was great to go back and forth from the beach all day long. The location in KDH was perfect -- in the middle of OBX and allowed us to adventure up and down the coast or walk across the street to Duck Donuts and the ice cream shop. For our first time in OBX we can not say enough and we look forward to returning one day in the future!

If I had any recommendations for improvements it would be the mattresses were VERY firm (with the exception of the Master, which was pillow top). And we had wished there were some recreational outdoor games since we had traveled from MA and didn't have room to fit those in the car.

Overall, I can not speak highly enough about the property (location, space, cleanliness) -- I have never rented a home that was cleaner! I actually started to wipe down the bathroom when we arrived and the wipes were spotless because it had been cleaned so well! For a dog friendly home, you would also NEVER know that dogs stayed in the house. Thank you so much for allowing us to create memories in your home and we hope to return in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review and kinds words. We are always so happy to hear our guest enjoyed the home...that is our goal. Also thank you for recommendations...that guides us in how to make it better. Please do come back ! It was a pleasure Smiles Cheryl & Gary
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  • 5 of 5

The Amazing Grace is beautiful. Very clean, well decorated and fantastic location. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. So happy to hear ! Please come back again. Smiles Cheryl & Gary
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The house had everything we needed to relax for a week at the beach. The porches have gates which was so nice to keep the dog contained when we wanted to sit outside. The walk to the beach was easy and there is plenty of parking at the nearby public beach access points if you decided to drive. It was also a great location for exploring the rest of the island. We drove up to Corolla to see the ponies and went to Nags Head several times. Cheryl and Gary were very responsive and helpful when we had questions. A perfect beach getaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. Love to hear that you had a great time. Please come back again. Enjoy the rest of your summer Smiles Cheryl & Gary
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Arlington, VA

Cozy and Well Located

  • 5 of 5

Close to many of the areas great restaurants and shops while steps away from the beach. The rooftop deck is a really a great feature and the fact that this is a pet-friendly house is a plus. The hosts were incredibly kind and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for coming to Amazing Grace. Glad you had a great time...come back !! Smiles Cheryl and Gary
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Refundable Security Depo $200
Pet Fee $50

On Prime Weeks the change over day is Saturday. Our goal is to not only provide a nice place to vacation but a place you will come to again.There is a booking fee that will be added to the quote after a request. Any refund due will be returned in 14 - 21 days. Please don't hesitate to email with any questions

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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