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OLD STYLE OCEANFRONT CHARM -GREAT OCEAN VIEWS 3 BEDROOMS, LOFT & DOG FRIENDLY

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,452 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, Sleeps 8

Embrace the spirit of simple times—Remember a time of telephones with rotary dials, music only available on vinyl disks and computers were something reserved for science fiction movies? The comfort of a chic hotel will never be able to match the yesteryear character of The Gray House.

Located at milepost 6 in Kill Devil Hills, this definitive classic bungalow boasts pet friendly oceanfront living you would expect along with direct beach access, 3 bedrooms with queen beds, and a tucked-away nook with 2 twins. At the same time, lose the luggage and live like a local with gorgeous views, super-cute kitchen, hardwood floors and the advantage of hoisting the windows, turn the ceiling fans on and bring that ocean breeze inside! Your dining room table, situated to the East (Oceanside) is an excellent hang out for putting a puzzle together, indulging in a good read from the book library or kicking back on the sun/covered decks with picturesque views of Avalon Pier, the shore line, golden sand and swaying sea oats.

After creating irreplaceable memories from a great day at the beach, unwind with a crisp, refreshing rinse in the enclosed outside shower and put your best flip flops on! See what’s biting a bottom-rig on Avalon Pier or the sacred and succulent Awful Arthur’s Restaurant and Lounge with neighboring souvenir shop. All within 5-100 yards from your ideally positioned cottage!

We can help you forget the city stress and retain the value of family, friends and a peaceful easy feeling at The Gray House. Hurry, available weeks won’t last long!

PROPERTY BEDDING: 3 QUEENS, 2 TWINS

MAIN LEVEL

Living area with ocean views,

Soundside covered deck,

Bedroom with queen bed connecting to sleeping area with 2 twin beds,

Bedroom with queen bed,

Bedroom with queen bed,

Half bathroom,

Full bathroom,

Fully stocked kitchen along with washer and dryer,

Dining area with seating for 8 and ocean views,

Oceanfront covered deck,

Oceanfront sun deck,

Enclosed outside shower.

More Details

Property Manager
Owner / Property Manager
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2017

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Amenities

Kill Devil Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1452 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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average rating of 4.4 based on 10 reviews
Buffalo, NY
5

Perfect Getaway!!

  • 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 rode into town as Irma was still threatening to come up the coast. It was windy for the first couple of days and fortunately for us that was all she brought. The rest of the week was sunshine and in the 80's. Perfect. This is our 2nd year at the Gray House and again, we cannot say enough about the cabin by the sea. Since last year the owner tore out the carpet, put in new windows, a new door and added a lot of extra wood to shore up the existing structure. The upgrades were great. I am so grateful the owners share their cottage with us and our 4 legged family!! Thank You! The staff at Carolina Shores is spectacular. Again, helpful, pleasant and a pleasure to deal with. Thank You for all your help!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Carolina Shores Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: Kariann, Thank you for the amazing comments about THE GRAY HOUSE! We are so glad that you enjoyed all the new updates! This is a classic Outer Banks vacation home built entirely by the homeowner many years ago. All the wood was taken from their farm miles and miles away and delivered to build this sweet oceanfront gem! We hope to see you in future! Thank you! Carolina Shores
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3

The Gray House

  • 3 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was somewhat dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Location & view are great! House is old, but only two major problems: The two bathrooms are disaster areas & should be combined into a single, properly sized, modern bathroom; and the door knobs & locks need to be replaced.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Patricia, Thank you for the review on our property KD2043 THE GRAY HOUSE! It is in an excellent location! We have passed on your concerns to the homeowner. We hope to see you in the future! Thank you! Carolina Shores
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Manassas Park, VA
5

The Gray House review

  • 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 satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Great location! Loved the ocean views from the back deck. Would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Patty Thank you for the excellent review of THE GRAY HOUSE. This is a classic Outer Banks vacation home built entirely by the homeowner many years ago. All the wood was taken from their farm miles and miles away and delivered to build this sweet oceanfront gem! It was a pleasure serving you and we can't wait to see you again!
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Williamsville, NY
5

Perfect Getaway!

  • 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:

This Cabin on the water is a perfect spot for relaxing and vegging. Quaint and warm with a very homey, welcoming feel. Close to the Pier and Awful Arthurs. I cannot say enough about The Gray House. Property staff at Carolina Shores were spectacular. A pleasure to deal with and responsive.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kari, Thank you for your kind comments. I will be sure to let our staff know how much of an impact they made on your experience. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at KD2043- THE GRAY HOUSE and that you would recommend us to a friend. We look forward to welcoming you back to the beach in the near future.
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Adrian, MI
4

The "hurricane proof" vacation!!

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was clean.

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:

For a one month, spur of the moment decision it was very easy to find and rent this place. My two cousins were able to come for a few days and we had some decent weather (plenty of surf!) to visit and enjoy the house. There is plenty for a person (s) to see and do here, (my first time). I would have taken the ferry circle if not for the windy conditions (for me, that us, lol)

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: Carolina Shores Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: Dear Phil, We are delighted you had a great stay at THE GRAY HOUSE! We certainly did have great surf during your visit and again today! The staff at Carolina Shores Vacation Rentals looks forward to seeing you again next fall.
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Richmond, VA
5

Best Deck on the Beach!

  • 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:

This was our second time staying in the Gray House and as always, it was a great time. I am hesitant to list all of its charms, for selfish reasons, it is truly a little gem of a house! This home feels like home and really does have the BEST deck on the beach. Location is another attribute, as everything is within 5 minutes, so you have plenty of much needed beach time. My husband said "I don't care how successful we are, or if we can afford a larger house for vacation, this place is us and we will always come back here". The home accommodated our family of six nicely with plenty of room to spread out. We will be booking again for 2016! Our family loves The Gray House.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: Carolina Shores Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: Dear Heather, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at THE GRAY HOUSE! No home I know has ocean views like this one does. Isn't it just fabulous? Carolina Shores Vacation Rentals looks forward to serving you again in 2016.
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