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5 Bedroom Home Across street from Ocean

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, Sleeps 12

This large, ocean view home is located in the pristine Cape Hatteras Nat'l Seashore with its unspoiled beaches. The beautiful, non-crowded beach is directly across the street from this well-appointed 5 bedroom home. Minutes away is sightseeing, shopping, restaurants, outdoor activities, and charter boat fishing.

Friday to Friday rental. You won't miss sitting in hours of traffic on Saturday. Start and end your vacation with a full weekend.

With ocean and sound views, VIRGINIA DARE has all the necessities for a great vacation. Many repeat guests love that they have everything they need to relax in our home. Yet many popular activities and sights are just a short ride away.

The first floor boasts a game room with a pool table where everyone can have hours of fun, bedroom with two sets of bunks, a half bath, bar & wine refrigerators and the entrance to the private heated (optional) pool and sun deck. Relax at the pool and listen to your favorite tunes from the superior sound system where volume is controlled on pool deck.

The second floor has three ocean-side bedrooms with sliding-glass doors to large east and south decks and bubbly six-person hot tub. The first bedroom has two twins, the second one a queen. The third bedroom is a master suite with a king and private bath. A second full bath and laundry room are located on this level along with a quiet area with desk for one who needs to keep in touch with business while away.

Dine in the third-level, ocean view, great room with tall ceilings, 42' flat screen TV, south and east decks, half bath, wet bar with second full size refrigerator with second icemaker, breakfast bar, chef-appointed kitchen, and seating for 16. Located off the comfortably and creatively furnished great room is a fifth, ocean view, master bedroom with a king, private bath and deck access.

Sun worshipers will love the miles of decks and loads of deck furniture. Enjoy music from the extensive sound system while swimming in the pool or relaxing in the hot tub.

Before or after the hectic pace of the summer, take advantage of the spring and fall months. The water temperatures are warm and rates are low. April and May and September and October are some the prettiest months on the Outer Banks with a slower pace.

We think you will agree, VIRGINIA DARE is the FIRST LADY OF THE COAST.

More Details

Property Manager
Sherry & Joe Pino
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Sherry & Joe Pino

The Pino Family

We have been vacationing on the Outer Banks of NC for almost 30 years.

Joe visited the OBX as a teenager with a neighbor camping in Salvo. He loved it then and came back to fish throughout college.

We returned with our two young children in the mid 1980's first renting and then owning a small cottage on Ocracoke.

In 2000 we looked for additional rental property, selecting Avon for it's good beach and quiet neighborhood. The town of Avon has just enough business to meet our guests needs with Outlet Malls, area attractions and historical sites just a short drive away,

Our children are now adults and have never missed family vacations on the OBX even thru their college years.

With the addition of our first grandchild last year our tradition will continue thru the next generation.

Sherry & Joe Pino purchased this house in 2000

Why Sherry & Joe Pino chose Cape Hatteras

In 2012 we have gone Rent By Owner. You deal directly with us the owners, no realty whose reservationists have most likely never even seen the home.

We provide you with premier housekeeping complete with conceirge services.

Our home is well appointed. We use our home and have equipped with what families need to be able to cook, relax and have fun.

What makes this house unique

Virginia Dare with ocean views, sounds and smells from both our decks is like ocean front without the cost. A less than 2 minute leisurely walk puts you on the beach. Summed up by a guest's comment, they loved that they never had to leave for entertainment.

The addtion of permanently installed wooden gates on our outside decks as well as the stairwell on the upper level Great Room has proven to be very be very handy for corraling little ones and dogs. Reversed living provides fabulous views. But adds the challenge of keeping our little ones safe. Our interior gate eliiminates that worry.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dear Pinos:

We had a great time at Cape Hatteras this week and your house was perfect. We have attached some photos of our kids Erin and Alex and dog Maizey having fun at your house. We will be back next June.

Scott, Michele, Alex and Erin

Louisville KY
Jun 2011
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Avon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Upper Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Mid Level Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upper Level Bath - toilet
    Game Room Level Bath - toilet
    Mid Level Hallway Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Mid level Hallway Bathroom has full size washer and dryer
  • All full size bathrooms have full size tubs with shower.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 4 twin/ single , 2 Bunk Beds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master #1 with attached private bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master #2 with attached private bathroom
  • Master Bedroom #1 is on upper level. Master Bedroom #2, bedroom #3 and #4 are on mid level. Bedroom #5 is on first level with Game Room.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 16 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Other Activities:Ocean & Sound Kayaking, Wright Brothers Memorial, The Lost Colony, North Carolina State Aquarium, Jockey's Ridge State Park, Graveyard of Atlantic Museum, Cape Hatteras and Bodie Lighthouses, Fort Raleigh, Ocracoke Island, Gulf Stream and Surf Fishing, Four-Wheel Drive Beach Access, Health Center


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(45 traveler reviews)

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5 Bedroom Home Across street from Ocean
average rating of 4.888889 based on 46 reviews

Love, Love, Love Virginia Dare

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Virginia Dare for four years and couldn't love it more. The house is beautifully equipped with everything you could need and oh so comfortable. The views of the ocean and pool are wonderful and the access to the beach is just steps away. Included is a linen service that makes it so easy to just pack up your bathing suit and flip flops and you're on your way to a great vacation. The owner has always gone above and beyond in answering questions and the included concierge service, Shore Details is so helpful. When our family arrives we just all say "Ahhhhhhh....." and relax.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home and wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Pictures do not do justice to this property. It's beautiful, spacious and clean!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: PerriAnne and Family, Thank you for such a great review. We do love our home and how well our premier property manager, Shore Details, keeps our home for us. We love that Virginia Dare has given your family such wonderful, lasting vacation memories! Joe and Sherry
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Great for families!

  • 5 of 5

My siblings and I brought our families together at this spacious 5 bedroom beach house and had a blast all week. We stayed at the beach all day, (when it didn't rain), ate food we bought from the Food Lion a mile down the road, and enjoyed listening to music and playing pool in the game room. Our dog, a boxer/pit mix, had a decent sized backyard in which to fetch tennis balls, though she much preferred chasing crabs on the beach. Our kids would only leave the pool--3ft deep all around, nice!--for the hot tub or the beach.

Problems with the house were minimal. The dishwasher is temperamental. Follow the instructions Sheri gives you and you'll be fine. The hot tub stopped being hot on the last evening of the last day. We let the property managers, Shore Details, know about it but did not request their immediate attention. They did show up within 30 minutes to replace the propane tanks for the grill, however, so I'm sure they would have done the same for the hot tub.

Virginia Dare is an excellent property in the heart of the Avon. I highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Travis & Families, So glad you all enjoyed your week at Virginia Dare. It is conveniently located with many bells and whistles. There's also lot's of room to accommodate multiple families. Enjoy your memories, Sherry & Joe
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  • 5 of 5

Relaxing, beautiful beaches, very clean and a well maintained home. Loved the game room at night after the beach, as well as the pool and hot tub. The fishing pier was a lot of fun also. Virginia Dare was a great vacation home

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice, Clean and Convenient House for Groups

  • 5 of 5

Cheryl is a great owner and I enjoyed doing business with her. She was professional and responsive.

The house is very nice, second row, and updated nicely. We took a group of men fishing for the weekend and it slept 8 very easily. In fact there were extra beds. The rooms are comfortable and the living area is great for a group.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for a taking the time to write a review Matt. Glad our home worked great for your fishing group. Hope to have the pleasure again soon. Happy Memories! Cheryl & Joe
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Great house, awful owners

  • 1 of 5

The actual house was great, but it was dirty when we got there. There was sand, dead bugs, and trash every where. And one of the chairs in the sitting area had a huge oil stain on it.

We called, and someone came to clean it, but she couldn't do a great job, because she was going to a wedding, so we had to finish cleaning it.

When we checked out we were charged for the oil stain, and a couple other things we didn't do to the house. The owner kept saying no one was in the house the week before, but obviously there was, and we had to pay for their fun.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We aren't sure when you stayed in our home. It wasn't the dates listed. Possibly you didn't stay in our home?? We were not contacted about the issues you're listing by a guest??
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Nearest Airport
125 Miles
Norfolk, VA
Car: recommended

Kinnakeet Shores in quiet town of Avon on Hatteras Island. Shopping close by, Food Lion (large grocery store), plenty of Shops & Restaurants. Avon fishing pier just at end of road. Sound beaches minutes from house for windsurfing or swimming for young children, parking and restrooms.

Other Activities: boating, minature golf, shopping, kayaking, shelling, wildlife viewing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

Rates Range from $1095 to $4095
Pool Heat $500 April & Sept, Pet Fee $100, Bed Linens & Towels Included, Beds Made & Towels Hung Up, Personal Concierge Service, $500 Security Deposit Required
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Dates available: March 13, 2015 thru January 02, 2015

3 and 4 Night stays available in Spring and Fall please contact us for rates

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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