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Horseplay- BEAUTIFUL home & views, wild horses, pool, hot tub. July 7 open

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 3,296 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 5.75 Baths, Sleeps 12

Among a host of amenities, this well-equipped vacation home features a salt-water pool (heated for a fee) and hot tub. 4-wheel drive is required to reach this private retreat just three miles up the beach off the hard road. Guest check is on Saturdays. Linens are provided, towels are not provided but available for a fee. Pets are welcome to join the family fun at Horseplay

Escape…Relax…Dream

Create your memories at Horseplay - an enchanting home where the wild horses roam! This gorgeous five-bedroom home is located less than 400 feet from the beach. It boasts magnificent views of the ocean from all three levels. Wake up to the amazing sunrise over the Atlantic or relax on one of the wrap-around decks to watch the sun set over the Currituck Sound.

Among a host of amenities, this well-equipped vacation home features a salt-water pool (heated for a fee) and hot tub. 4-Wheel Drive is required to reach this private retreat just three miles up the beach off the hard road. Guest check is in on Saturdays. Pets are welcome to join the family fun at Horseplay.

Living areas on each floor of this home provide plenty of space for family and friends to wind down or gear up. The first-level game room comes equipped with a pool table and kitchenette complete with sink, full-size refrigerator and microwave. Watch the big game or your favorite movie on the flat screen. Or take advantage of the surround sound with indoor/outdoor speakers.

The first-level has an adorable master bedroom with twin beds and a private master bathroom, a comfy queen sleeper sofa, and a half-bath. The hot tub and swimming pool is just steps away. Ocean views abound from the hot tub! Turn the corner and you will find an outside shower with a bench and hooks to hang your towels.

The second-level boasts another spacious living area for watching TV, an antique desk for relaxing with a great book, and a wrap-around deck, The same deck, accessible by two master king bedrooms is spectacular for lounging and watching the surf. A third master bedroom on this level offers two pyramid bunk beds, providing plenty of personal space for children to unwind after a long day of playing in the ocean or the pool.

The third-level great room with a convenient half-bath provides spacious and comfortable accommodations, inviting you to relax and enjoy the expansive ocean views. The well-equipped gourmet kitchen with granite counter-tops and two dishwashers beckons you to bring your “A” game and to show off your culinary skills. Two large dining tables provide plenty of space to spread out and enjoy a meal. Play your favorite music on surround-sound speakers or catch up on the news from the flat screen TV that is visible from the kitchen, dining and great room area.

As the waves roll in, watch for dolphins playing in the surf or look for the families of horses grazing on the dunes. Or grab the binoculars to search for the boats sailing by in the distance. At the end of the day, retire to the comfortable master king bedroom or soak in the whirlpool tub and fall asleep in serenity.

INVENTORY for Horseplay:

• salt water pool

• hot tub

• pool table

• second full sized refrigerator in game room

• second dishwasher in gourmet kitchen

• drinking water filtration system

• flat screen TVs in every room

• extra sink, microwave and cabinetry in game room

• full size crib

• granite counter tops

• Fully stocked kitchen

• Pillows, blankets and bedspreads for all beds

• Iron and ironing board

• Telephone

• Wireless internet service

• Central heat and air

• Dishwasher, microwave

• Washer/Dryer

• Outdoor Furniture

• Outdoor Shower

• BBQ Grill (charcoal)

• Beach chairs (five)

***Fireplace is not available for guest use.

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More Details

Property Manager
Please Contact Property Manager Laura James
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2018

What makes this house unique

NEW flat screen TV's throughout. Two refrigerators, two dishwashers. Nicely stocked kitchen with granite countertops.

Amenities

Corolla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 3296 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 3 King beds, 2 Twin beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Full beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
NEW flat screen TV's in every room. Two refrigerators. Two dishwashers. Granite counters. Nicely stocked kitchen.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Horseplay- BEAUTIFUL home & views, wild horses, pool, hot tub. July 7 open
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews
Flemington, NJ
5

Must Play at Horseplay

  • 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:

Arrived at Horseplay to find everything in order. Laura James was excellent in insuring the home was ready and any problems were addressed. House is in great location to the beach (two minute walk). Kitchen was well stocked. Really enjoyed eating in enclosed porch during sunset. My dog had lots of space to play and relax. If you want to see wild horses, they frequently pass through and even stay on the property. Swimming pool and hot tub nice for a cooler day or when the ocean waters are rough. I highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Carova Cottages
Owner's Response: THANK you for the nice review. You managed to capture the essence of relaxation that comes with a stay at Horseplay. It is a nice spacious house with an easy walk to the beach! Sunsets from the screened porch with a nice meal and family gathered around... PERFECT!
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Noblesville, IN
5

Excellent first trip to outerbabks

  • 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 more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Horseplay was a great place to stay for our family’s first trip to the outer banks! It had everything we needed. The hot tub and pool were great. We went in mid/ October so we added pool heat and it was perfect. It was an easy 3 min walk to the beach. Laura was awesome! We left a few things accidentally after our stay and she shipped them to us immediately. She was always willing to answer questions.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK you for the nice review. We are so glad to be able to offer pool heat for those chilly fall months. Sometimes the ocean is warm enough but buying the pool heat is playing it safe! Hope you can make it back next fall.
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PEQUEA, PA
5

Vacation at Horseplay

  • 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:

Beautiful home, felt warm and welcoming. Saw wild horses every day, short stroll to the beach. Ocean view was breathtaking.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANKS so much. Horseplay is a nice place to unwind!
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Toronto, ON
5

Such a wonderful vacation

  • 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:

We had such a great time at Horseplay! Laura, the property manager was always very responsive to all our pre-trip questions and the odd question we had while at the house. Horseplay was clean, well equipped, comfy...exactly as others had reviewed. The pool was perfect - and take the advise of management - summer heat sufficiently heats the pool! When we arrived on the beach to drive to the house, within a few minutes of our drive we not only saw some wild horses, we also saw dolphins jumping out of the water. All week long we continued to see playful dolphins and horses. The horses were both at the beach and around the house. Absolutely amazing. A few notables - not negatives, more just nice to knows. Weekends are very busy on the island but if you stay out of Duck you will avoid most of this traffic. Arriving ahead of your check in time is advisable to get ahead of the weekend beach traffic. Also, for those with kids, cars do get the right of way on the beach...this is especially important during low tide. Overall, our group of 8 (4 adults and 4 kids) had a fabulous week. We definitely recommend this house and the area. What an incredible experience we had!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANKS so much for the nice review. The wildlife here is so thrilling! We never tire of watching the horses, particularly when they are playing! The beach driving is part of the excitement, but you are right, it is a little unnerving when relaxing on the beach. Using a vehicle for a barricade is pretty effective, but even so, Carova is definitely not your typical beach setting! There is an untamed feel here that is part of the draw! I hope you will return to Horseplay again. Come in September and we'll crank that pool heat up! ;-)
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IRMO, SC
5

Horseplay

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was clean.

I was more than happy with the location.

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

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Great

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We are happy you enjoyed your stay.
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Burlington, NJ
5

Ultimate family get away

  • 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:

Our family of 11 aged 1 to 84 had a very peaceful week with perfect weather. The house was roomy enough that anyone who wanted quiet alone time could have it. The pool and hot tub were wonderful, the kitchen well equipped, and the views spectacular. Loved the horses and lizards too.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bring your 4x4 and prepare for the adventure of a lifetime! Carova, which is just north of the little town of Corolla, is home to the famed wild horses, and no commercial spaces. Seclusion, serenity and relaxation are the main ingredients in this area, but if that isn't your thing, don't fret. Horseplay has plenty of diversions!

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