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Spectacular Oceanfront View!, W/ Semi-Private Beach Access

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Completely renovated! New hardwood floors throughout, new kitchen (fully stocked), new deluxe appliances, granite countertops, new bathrooms/fixtures, all new furniture/furnishings throughout, bed linens provided at no extra charge, enclosed outdoor shower, washer/dryer, central air/heat, gas grill, parking for 5 vehicles, private street w/ semi-private beach access, one house off the beach, crows nest and decks offer awesome views of the beach and the surrounding area. Plenty of beach chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, Cornhole set, volleyball set, horseshoes, bikes, hammocks, etc. all for you to use at no extra charge Sleeps 10 (3 queens, 4 singles 'bunks')-- NO SMOKING & NO PETS.

Keywords: beachfront, oceanfront, beach access, private, quiet, peaceful, tranquil, semi-oceanfront, 4 bedroom, crows nest, cottage, beach house, new, remodeled, parking, waterfront, amenities, waves, surf, dolphins, fish, sand, semi-beachfront, sound, OBX, Nags Head, Outer Banks, Hatteras, South Nags Head

More Details

Ron Mann
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About Ron Mann

My wife, Shannon, & I have been married for 25 years. We have one daughter, and a Shitzu named Sissy (my daughter named her that because that was the only sister she wanted). We are Bible believing Christians and we consider ourselves to be very blessed with all that God has given us.

Ron Mann purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Ron Mann chose Nags Head

We chose South Nags Head because it is close to all of the restaurants, shops, and 'things to do', but it's not right in the heart of all the people that vacation on the Outer Banks. Our beach house is located on a private street with semi-private beach access available only to the guests of E. Oriental St (10 cottages). Both of us spent many summers as kids and young adults vacationing in Nags Head and always wanted a place of our own at the beach. South Nags Head is close to everything yet still quiet, peaceful, and relaxing. Also, waking up each morning to crashing waves and dolphins in the surf is a real plus for us!

What makes this cottage unique

Being right at the beach is spectacular! with just a few steps you are 'in the water'. The semi-private beach access means you can spread out and enjoy the beach with a game of volleyball or touch football without having to worry about encroaching on other people. The views here are amazing with the sunrise over the ocean and watching the dolphins cruise up and down the shoreline every morning. At night night there is nothing like going to sleep hearing only the waves crashing on the shore. It truly is very relaxing!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our recent stay at your lovely home in Nags Head. It was the perfect place for a girls' getaway and it even snowed while we were there!!

Thanks so much for making our time as pleasant as it could have been!
Mar 2013
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South Nags Head Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (3), Bunk Beds (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 5 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Crows Nest, Private Street, Semi-private beach access, plenty of beach chairs as well as a two hammocks, boogie boards, beach umbrellas, volleyball set, horse shoes, Cornhole set, etc.all for your use during your stay.


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average rating of 4.945055 based on 92 reviews

Terrific family vacation location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at Sandmann. It was the perfect location for our family. We were comfortable going back and forth to the beach throughout the day. We were close enough to see various sightseeing locations without it taking the entire day. The house and amenities were well taken care of and gave us plenty of space as well as options. No one wanted to leave!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you again for being our guest. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you can visit us again soon.
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Great location, house and amenities - highly recommended.

  • 5 of 5

This house is just behind the dunes and a short walk to the beach. You can see and hear the ocean from both deck levels. The owner provides beach chairs, umbrellas, and bicycles in a locked storage room underneath. Also a hammock that attaches to hooks on the lower deck. Everything was exactly as described in the posting - great kitchen with everything you need (except a cutting board). Nice big coffee table and L-shaped couch for board games. the house is 4 miles south of the main highway and bridge that goes to Manteo - there are fishing piers 2 and 4 miles from it. Very convenient to anything you would need. Other than beds that were not very comfortable, I would say this is the perfect beach house. We loved it and hope to come back to it next year. (We loved the keypad locking system for the door - we entered our own code when we got there and never had to worry about who had the key!)

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thanks for the very nice review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and were able take advantage of all that SandMann has to offer. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't find the beds very comfortable. We try to have different bed styles in each of the rooms to fit everyone's preference (firm, medium, soft). But, I'm glad it wasn't enough to keep you from coming back next year; thanks for taking such good care of our home and we hope to have you back next year! PS. I will be staying there next week and will check out all of the beds to see any need to be replaced.
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Greenville, SC

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Nags Head, so much history and natural beauty. The house was the perfect location with three boys under 5. We always felt safe and comfortable in the house and the beds were very comfortable and rooms were all a decent size. The bathrooms were a little small, but we made it work! Ron was great to work with and knew if anything was needed that he would be quick to respond. Overall, the house and location were great and the street it was on felt like a little community:). Hope to be back next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and would like to come back again, but we only re-rent to those who give us 5 stars. Just kidding. We would love to have you stay with us again and would also like to know what we can do to get the fifth star next time. Thanks again for taking the time to give us a good review and we hope to have you back soon.
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Great vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just stayed at Sandmann at the beginning of June! This was our first trip to the Outerbanks and we had a great time. The house was very spacious and comfortable with awesome views of the ocean. We especially enjoyed the large outdoor deck and crow's nest. We hope to come back again next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the very nice review. We are glad to hear you had a great vacation and that you enjoyed our home. We hope you had a chance to take advantage of some of the amenities that we offer at SandMann II like the bikes, the boogie boards, corn hole, hammock, beach toys, etc. We would love to have to stay with again in the future.
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Very peaceful home and street with gorgeous view of the ocean. Extremely clean. Just love it!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at SandMann. We hope you can stay with us again soon!
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Downingtown, PA

The house was spotless, comfortable and had everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

There's something so relaxing hearing the waves crashing in the early morning before the birds even start singing. South Nags Head is the perfect location. We wanted quiet but access to shopping, restaurants and activities. The home was spotless and beautifully decorated. All the beds were comfortable. The beach was steps away. Aside from the cool weather, we couldn't have asked for a better week.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our home and your stay in South Nags Head. We are vacationers ourselves and strive to make our home clean and comfortable with lots of amenities and beach items to use during your stay; from the beach toys for the little ones to the beach chairs, boogie boards, bikes, corn hole, etc. for the entire family. We want you feel at home where the only thing you need to think about is "what's for dinner"; which, by the way is only minutes away! Thanks for taking great care of our home and we hope you can join us again very soon. Check out our other property VRBO #908644 recently purchased and newly renovated for 2017!
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Rates & Availability

South Nags Head Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 22 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall 2017
Sep 23 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall/Spring 2018
Oct 28 2017 - Mar 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
Mar 3 2018 - May 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
Late Spring 2018
May 5 2018 - May 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer 2018
May 26 2018 - Jun 15 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 16 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $250

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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