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Old Nags Head Charm At It's Best

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Ocean front with great views of the beach - 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms(Sleeps 8-9)

Enjoy the charming old Nags Head feel of this authentic ocean front cottage. Relax in the colorful rocking chairs on the covered deck while enjoying the breeze and gazing at the ocean. The cottage features a colorful updated kitchen with a beverage/wine refrigerator. The cottage has 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and an enclosed outdoor shower on the porch level, that everyone loves. Features: 5 T.V,'s, central H/A, wireless internet, microwave, beverage/wine cooler, OS Shower, charcoal grill. Lower level: 2 double bedrooms, 2 full baths, kitchen, living room and dining room. Top Level: double bed in 1st bedroom and another with two double beds.

Blair James
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2017


Nags Head Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Old Nags Head Charm At It's Best
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews


  • 4 of 5

We had kids from 3 to 23..the cottage was perfect..From sunrises to crab boils St. Patrick's Parade to Surfing Spoons yogurt. All is walkable and we went north to Corolla and south to orcacoke .. OBX..fully covered. Family says it's a do over trip..

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice and clean

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time. Spent a lot of time in the rental and felt very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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High Point, NC

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

The house was everything we needed and wanted. The view is unbeatable and right next to a ramp. We had an incredible New Year's Eve and we will be renting this property again.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we had wished for and more......

  • 5 of 5

Staying at Sand Joy was everything we wished for and more!

The owners were flexible with our need for special arrival and departure dates. We were coming to attend our son's graduation from USCG A school graduation in Elizabeth City as well as Dad's 80th birthday.

We arrived late after a busy day traveling and the linen rental had not arrived as scheduled. Blair jumped in to rescue us. We so appreciate all she did to make us comfortable. We loved visits from Sailor as well.

The house was the perfect size for 6 adults. The kitchen had all of the supplies needed. We cooked breakfast and dinner most days. Having 2 bathrooms was perfect but especially having the outdoor shower with hot and cold water was awesome.

The bedrooms are a comfortable size and the bedding was very comfortable.

Our favorite spot was the back deck over looking the beach. With my parents being older it was perfect that there is a small number of stairs up to the deck. They spent many afternoons reading on the deck and napping a bit too.

We were up at dawn each morning to take pictures of the the beautiful sunrises. So convienent to just step off the deck right to the beach.

We enjoyed having the good size table in the dining area as we played board games and card games each night after dinner. The wine cooler was great to have as well.

The location is the best. We drove north some days and south on other days. Being centrally located helped keep the driving times to a minimum.

We walked on the beach, collected shells, surf fished and had a great time. We did not want to leave! Looking forward to going back.

Thank you James family!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hollywood, Maryland

This little tucked away oceanfront cottage is our go-to at OBX, love it!

  • 5 of 5

Love that we can stay at an original style cottage, with enough upgrades and minimal renovation to make it so inviting. Sand Joy's wrap around porch with the bright colored rockers facing the ocean are an amenity you don't see when you first approach the site. The four bedrooms are cozy and furnished in a beachy, yet casual style. The kitchen is small but exactly what we need for our week, with updated plumbing, full appliances and a separate beverage cooler. Two indoor bathrooms are sufficient for a full house, but there is sometimes a waiting line for that outdoor shower! (an amenity we always look forward to) Sand Joy is comfortable for our group offering enhancements for our 2016 lifestyles, yet having us reflect on what this must've been like to be right here in the 1930s, a different era.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location right on the sand!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay at this charming house. The back porch has a fantastic view and it is really as close as you can possibly be for going down to the beach. We often went swimming in the morning, back to the house for lunch, again in the afternoon, back in for dinner, and then back out again for a sunset walk. It was a really hot week and the owners were kind enough to add an additional A/C unit to help keep the place cool. Would stay here again if back in OBX.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Nags Head Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 27 2016 - Mar 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Mar 26 2017 - May 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
May 7 2017 - May 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Prime Spring
May 28 2017 - Jun 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer
Jun 4 2017 - Jun 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 11 2017 - Jun 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
Jun 18 2017 - Jun 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Prime Summer
Jun 25 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Prime Fall
Sep 24 2017 - Oct 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Oct 15 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 26 2017 - Mar 24 2018
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.75%

CLEANING FEE IS INCLUDED EXCEPT FOR rentals less than a week. Cleaning fee of $140 will be added.
CANCELLATION/BREACH: In the event of a breach of any provision of this Lease by Tenant
including but not limited to Tenant’s cancellation or failure to remit the Balance of Rental Payment
as required prior to occupancy, no refund of Advance Rental Payments shall be made
unless and until the property is re-rented and funds paid to Owner are equal to or greater than the
rental amount

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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