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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Walk to Beach, Hot Tub

9 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Southern Shores House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Great location--a short walk or bike ride (approximately 300 yards) gets you to the beach where there is plenty of room to play and relax! (We are on the 'oceanside' of Duck Road - there are no streets to cross to get to the beach.) Back at the house, a fabulous hot tub, screened in porch, and comfortable interior with unique beach murals complete your summer vacation.

In 2011 and before, this house was rented through Southern Shores under the name 'Spoiled Rotten.' We have added a flat screen TV and an ipod docking stereo, and opened up a bonus room for kids' play, work or quiet reading to enhance the features of this already family-friendly cottage. In 2012 we added a new high quality king size mattress for the master bedroom.

WiFi available throughout the property. No charge, unlimited # of users. Cell phone booster antennae installed in 2012 provides strong cell phone reception throughout the house.

We rent on a Friday to Friday schedule. Our experience is that traffic is lighter on Fridays than on Saturdays getting onto and around the Outer Banks. Saturday is typically the heaviest traffic day each week during the summer down there, so we opted for the Friday to Friday schedule.

L1: 2 BR (MBR w/K, bath w/tub & shower; 1 w/Q), hall bath (w/shower). Living/dining/kitchen area, 2 ceiling fans & skylights, 2 color CATV (living area and MBR).

L2: 3 BR (2 w/Ts & CF, 1 w/2 bunk sets),1 bath (w/shower).

Keywords: beach house, cottage, hot tub, oceanside

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Why The Owner chose Outer Banks

We love relaxing at the outer banks and have always thought Southern Shores was the best of all locations: uncrowded beaches and close to the bridge so that there is no long wait in weekend traffic up Duck Road. We also wanted to be on the ocean side of the road so that the kids and visitors could stroll down the beach any time of the day or evening without having to cross any major roads. This house fits the bill perfectly.

What makes this house unique

Easy days on the beach, relaxing in the hot tub surrounded by the trees, morning coffee on the deck, family dinners and games, biking to Duck. The boys kill lots of time skim boarding and riding waves.

Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

Walk to Beach, Hot Tub
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Wonderful Vacation House on the Outer Banks

  • 5 of 5

We (2 adults/ 4 kids) enjoyed our vacation in this comfortable house on the Outer Banks in late October. It was located on a quiet dead-end-road, surrounded by trees and only a very short walk to the beach.

The spacious house is well-equipped and very well kept. We noticed many nice details - like the hand-painted murals and plenty of kitchen utensils.

We liked the hot tub on the porch. It was great looking into the trees from the hot tub and to relax after a day on the beach or a day of sightseeing. We appreciate that the hot tub had been cleaned and serviced on the day of our arrival. It was "ready to use". The beach is clean and uncrowded. You can walk for hours and enjoy the quiet. We slept very well in the comfortable beds - the quality of the mattresses was remarkable.

It was a great time for all of us and we would recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Vacation with our kids and grandchildren

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house for our family. We especially enjoyed the shady porch and the hot tub. The proximity to the beach, to stores and attractions was great as well. We liked the fact that the house was close to everything but yet on a very quiet street.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Memorial Day Weekend, Family stay!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this cottage exceeded my expectations! Great location to the beach. Not far from stores and restaurants. My family enjoyed every minute of our stay! Thank you Jean!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

walk to the beach

  • 5 of 5

Was a great week. House was furnished as described and well kept. Would highly recommend. Close to the beach and grocery stores.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chesapeake, VA
5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

One of the best features of this property is the access to the beach. The second best feature is the king size bed. We slept peacefully in it, probably the overall best bed we have ever slept in. My husband enjoyed stargazing on the second deck. The hot tub felt wonderful after spending time at the beach. Very convenient for shopping and also for heading out to tour the outer banks.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington DC
5

Fantastic Outerbanks Vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

This house was an absolutely FANTASTIC choice for our OBX vacation!! It is perfectly located in a quiet neighborhood within easy walking distance to the beach. It was also a short/easy drive to everything in Duck (be sure to pick up some fresh seafood!). The house was exactly as described and was perfectly equipped for our group. Very spacious, plenty of pots/pans, an outstanding hot tub, many wonderful decks (perfect for stargazing), an awesome screened in patio with a large picnic table (great for hosting a southern-style low country boil!), and many charming details - like the hand painted murals! It was truly ideal. The beach itself was very clean and blissfully uncrowded - even on labor day! We can't wait to come back again this summer! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful house with us!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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See dolphins and pelicans routinely cruising down the beaches.

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Rates & Availability

Southern Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Summer
Aug 6 2016 - Sep 2 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
$1,850
 
 
Summer End
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 30 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
$300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.75%

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Amenities

Southern Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom--striped walls - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2--sunset mural - 1 king
    Bedroom 3--bunks - 2 bunk bed , 4 twin beds in total
    Bedroom 4--under the sea - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5--red - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1) New mattress in Aug 2012, Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1) Graco Pack and Play, booster seat available for use, Bunk Beds (2 sets)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Great location--a short walk (~3 minutes) to the beach, House comes with boogie boards, beach chairs, sand toys, utility wagon (to cart stuff to beach), 4 bikes (bring helmets), games, puzzles, enclosed outdoor shower, baskeball goal, very large (12'x19') screened porch with 2 picnic tables, 3rd outdoor picnic table, keyless entry, community tennis courts. Three levels of decks. All decks gated to keep pets and kids safe. Linens available: King set $14; Queen set $13; Twin set $8; towel set $7; beach towel $5; bath mats $3; kitchen towels $5.

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