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Pet Friendly - Chill Beach and Surf Bungalow OBX

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 950 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Chic Bungalow Close To Beach, Safe Cul-da-sac, Private Yard & Mellow Vibe - 3BR

Hear the sea breeze in the trees, breathe in the ocean air and enjoy the treasures of the Outer Banks as our guest at the Chill Beach & Surf Bungalow. You'll live the laid back OBX lifestyle and feel like a local resident at our central location with a spacious back yard that is safe and private. Imagine the tranquility you will feel as you drift away into a mellow mood in the relaxing, cozy and chic bungalow. Best enjoyed with friends and family after a fun filled day.

The space

Welcome to Live Swell Beach Bungalows where our mission is to open the doors to the laid-back surf lifestyle for guests who dream about life near the ocean + waves.

This cape cod style beach house was built in 1982 as a 950 square foot bungalow that includes a second level loft. It sits on a private cut of property in a safe cul de sac. The space is ideal for a small active families, group of friends and couples. While 5 guests seem fit comfortably we can accommodate up to 6 people.

Since we have had the Bungalow we have completed a lot of upgrades to the home that our guests love. The large outdoor shower with exposed galvanized pipe and oversized rain-shower head very refreshing and feels amazing after the beach. On the right days and at the right times, the french doors open up completely to the front deck which add an airy flow and the feel of and indoor-outdoor living space.

The kitchen was themed with a distressed nautical look, open cabinets and contains most of the necessities for most chefs. Recently, the full bath was completely upgraded with a beachy feel and we added a new half bath in the bungalow loft.

Our favorite hang out area is the living room because it has an open set-up, vaulted ceilings and a BigAss Haiku Fan - which, when on, feels hypnotic, like the soft drone of a helicopter propeller.

Another guest favorite is the bungalow's outdoor space. Whether it's starting the day rocking on the front deck with a piping hot morning coffee or chilling out and grilling in our backyard, the bungalow has great outdoor living space to enjoy those amazing sunny OBX days. Your kids and four legged friends will love the big back yard and you'll also love the safety that being in a family friendly cul de sac brings.

Book Now! To confirm your stay as availability does go quick ;)

Guest access

Guests have access to the entire home and property. There are a couple beach cruises, a gas grill and boogie boards for our guest use. For those, that enjoy clean laundry, like us, we have a new washer + dryer set up.

Interaction with guests

We are available via phone, text and the Airbnb App. We are friendly and may say hello during your stay yet we do respect our guests privacy.

Other things to note

***We do kindly ask that all potential guests read the entire description before requesting to book***

We love our OBX bungalow, its a great house yet, like mosts homes it is not perfect and not for everyone. We respect that folks have different preferences and worldviews. If your looking for a unique place and local experience in a great beach town to relax, spend time with loved ones, chill out, cook and rest your head after the beach then the bungalow checks all the boxes. If your seeking a perfect, flawless home or are super high maintenance, this is not the place for you.

"Book Now" to confirm your stay as availability for the Bungalow does go quick :)

Getting Around:

Depending on your preferences there are many options to explore the OBX.

Walking

Bicycle (feel free to use ours or rentals nearby)

Car

Uber or Lyft

More Details

Owner
Michael Hamilton
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Michael Hamilton

We are an active and curious couple that loves to travel, live life by the beach, meet interesting people, learn and ohh yea, surf whenever possible. We believe there is something magical about spending time in coastal regions and we hope you do to!

With a passion for coastal living and some experience in renovations Maria and I decided a few years ago to restore and renovate a bungalow to its original charm. We knew we would spend time there with our family and friends, because we love the area and chic bungalows, but did not realize how much our guests would like it or the impact it could have for them.

We have had so much fun and become very passionate about creating memorable guest stays, unique experiences and making more of an impact. Since our first bungalow we have grown to cover both coasts and add more places to stay. The “original” Live Swell Beach Bungalow, The Chill Beach and Surf Bungalow, is still available for rent in the OBX today.

Our favorite time of year in the OBX is the fall + late spring when the weather is beautiful, the fishing is great, crowds are down and the surfs up.

As hosts: We am super easy going, we respect our guest privacy but may stop in to say hello

As guests: Super laid back and low maintenance

Favorite Destinations: California, Baja Mexico, Guancaste Costa Rica, Spain, Peru, Long Island NY, Outer Banks NC, San Diego.

Things we could not live without:

1. Good friends and family relationships

2. A beach house, grill, fireplace and surfboards

Michael Hamilton purchased this bungalow in 2015

Why Michael Hamilton chose Kill Devil Hills

We purchased this property because it is located in one of the the best surf destinations and rad surf towns on the east coast of the US. Like most people, having a beach house is a dream come true.

We have always felt the best places to live, visit or "staycation" are those locations that offer a mix of consistent waves, chic accommodation, welcoming + insightful locals, exciting beach culture, great eating options and heaps of fun activity.

What makes this bungalow unique

Commitment to our guests to do the right thing, chic upgraded bungalow, laid-back surf lifestyle feel +them, local year-round resident neighborhood, one of the best surf breaks down the road 1st Street.

Amenities

Kill Devil Hills Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor Shower - shower , outdoor shower , Great shower
    Master Half Bath - toilet
  • We have 1 full newly renovated bathroom and a half bath in the bungalow loft. We also have have an oversized outdoor shower which our guests love.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Large Master - 1 queen
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Loft Office / Bedroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • All our bedrooms have been upgraded and our on our central AC system.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
5

Sweet bungalow in the Outer Banks

  • 5 of 5

Lovely 3 bedroom bungalow close to shopping, restaurants and beach on quiet cul-de-sac. Nicely appointed kitchen, washer and dryer, large tv and internet. Big deck in front and back of the house. Our dog joined us on this get away and loved the backyard. Thank you Michael and Maria for renting us your lovely bungalow!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mount Jackson, VA
5

Great Rental!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the rental! Great back yard for our dog! Great neighborhood! Definitely recommend

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Summer Bungalow

  • 5 of 5

The house was great and just as described. The outside shower was perfect and Mike was super easy to communicate with. We hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet neighborhood with just the right amount of amenities & fun

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast going to 1st street beach every day, then coming home to shower and get ready for an afternoon in the outer banks. Loved the washer & dryer & back deck! Highly recommend! Will be coming back for another family vacation 😊

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Holly, it was great to host you durning the New Years Holiday. Looking forward to a great summer and make sure to connect with us as we love to take care of our repeat guests at all our Live Swell Bungalows!
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5

Chill Beach and Bungolow

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Micheal and Maria for allowing us to enjoy your bungalow! We had an amazing time , The beach was nice, people in the area are so friendly and nice. The outside shower was really fun. We really appreciated your hospitality. The flowers wer such a nice surprise on door step . Bikes were nice gesture to have to ride. Thank you for letting us bring Maddie! I just want anyone reading this review to know this is an amazing place to stay in Kill Devil Hills, NC.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Germantown, MD
4

Quaint cottage close to everything!

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our brief stay at the Chill Bungalow. The facility itself is clean and well-cared for. While not opulent, it offers everything we needed to enjoy OBX for a couple days. It is optimally positioned within easy driving distance and a nice walk to the beach. I would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Norfolk Int.
Nearest Beach
0.75 Miles
1st St. Beach

Michael + Maria's home is in Kill Devil Hills a very central spot in the Outer Banks.

Michael + Maria's home in Kill Devil Hills is located in the "First Flight Village" which just north of the Wright Brothers Memorial, in a peaceful court mostly occupied by year round local residents. The property is centrally located for most OBX activities.

You can take a short 3/4 mile bike ride with a beach cruiser to First Street beach access, local stores or a ride on the Sound path - best during sunset time. There is car parking at the 1st St. beach access.

During the right times of the year, sea turtles do nest in the beach out front, you can find large shells (like Whelks) and the surfing in the area can be epic at times! The OBX is known as the east coast "Wave Magnet."

There is a Food Lion supermarket, pizza, Bagel-Coffee shop and more just off 1st St - about 1/3rd of a mile from the place

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $147
Pet Fee $25
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $500

Nope. Available upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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