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Luxurious Soundfront 'Aquaholic'

Bedrooms 7
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

7 Bedrooms with Private Baths Soundfront with Elevator

Water enthusiasts will enjoy 'Aquaholic', a stunning 7 master bedroom soundfront home with all the amenities. Enjoy beautiful sunsets and front-row views of the kite boarders, wind surfers and sailboats that dot the sound, or just experience the starry night sky and the calm of the salt marshes.

The beach is less than a quarter mile away, visible from our balconies and a short walk or bike ride waya. Your rental also includes access to the newly-restored 'Black Dog Harbor', located two lots south. Enjoying fishing, kayaking, paddlboarding from the private harbor, dock and gazebo..

You'll be greeted by an old live oak tree encircled in a bench with gorgeous landscaping, a park grill, ample parking plus a basketball hoop for outdoor play. The swimming pool has a pool bar and poolside basketball.

Decorated in 'beach glass' colors, Aquaholic is handicap accessible and includes an elevator. The lowest level features a game room with a pool table, regulation championship foosball table, and card table and television. The bar area has an icemaker, dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator. Enjoy movies, television, or gaming in the private theater with a huge projection screen with BlueRay player. This floor has one hotel-style bedroom with two queen beds and private bath, plus one bedroom with two sets of bunkbeds, television and private bath. Two sets of washer/dryers complete this family-friendly space.

The top floor has a wide open floor plan, vaulted ceilings and views of both the sound and the ocean, with front and rear decks and a hardwood floor. Plenty of comfortable seating accommodate your large group, with two dining tables. A flat-screen television with BluRay player sits above the gas fireplace and a stereo with exterior speakers provide a soundtrack for the sunset. The gourmet kitchen features two refrigerators, two dishwashers, a six-burner gas range, separate ice maker and walk-in pantry. The top floor also features a spacious deluxe king master suite that opens onto the large soundfront deck, with a television, whirlpool tub and double shower.

The middle floor has another soundfront deluxe master bedroom suite with a television, whirlpool tub and double shower, two additional king suites with bathrooms and televisions, plus a handicap accessible suite with a queen-sized bed. Relax or play games in the library that opens onto spectacular views of the sound.

Explore the sound in a kayak, canoe or paddle board. Or play on the wide, sandy beaches. Convenient access to world-class windsurfing and kite-boarding, fishing, surfing, state parks, pirate lore, historic sites. The perfect combination of nature and vacation, beach and sound at the 'Aquaholic'.

More Details

L.A. Brickner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 11, 2017

About L.A. Brickner

We have enjoyed vacationing in the Outer Banks since we were children. We have close family friends who own a home in Salvo so we started bringing our children when they were babies.

L.A. Brickner purchased this house in 2012

Why L.A. Brickner chose Cape Hatteras

We enjoy the quietude and stunning nature of Hatteras Island. We were able to purchase the nearly-new home and furnish it to our exacting standards to be our Hatteras retreat that we will share with select renters.

What makes this house unique

Although we love the ocean, the sound front properties provide the ability to create a nightly 'sunset festival'. We love to play music and marvel at the kite boarders and windsurfers. We also appreciate that each bedroom has a private bath, a feature that is appreciated when multiple families share a home. As we started furnishing the home with brightly-colored 'beachy' decor, the prevailing color was aqua -- hence the house name Aquaholic.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Some wonderful things we did: Wild horse tour, Wright plan tour, dove with sharks, discovered beaches, shops, restaurants, ice cream ships. Details that mattered: all being together, playing games, laughing. Hope we can come back next year. It was wonderful. (posted from Guest Book)
May 2014
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Salvo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Maximum occupancy is 18, including children and visitors.
  • You are have been offered Travel Protection insurance and you are encouraged to purchase it.
  • No refunds for mandatory evacuations for any reason.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining Area
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
    Bathroom 9 -
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  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • King size beds (4) Two deluxe king suites with double shower and whirlpool tub; two king suites., Queen size Beds (3) Two queens in 'hotel-style' room; one queen in handicap suite., Bunk Beds (4) Two sets of bunkbeds.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub ...
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Luxurious Soundfront 'Aquaholic'
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

Wonderful property. You get a great workout with 2 flights! No elevator for me.

  • 5 of 5

Look in all drawers, cupboards and closets! Things get moved around. There were ten of us celebrating birthdays, 16, 19, 50 and 80 and a 25th wedding anniversary. Spacious top floor with fantastic view, wonderful kitchen and nice big dining table. The hot tub and pool were very nice. I would go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review. Just to be clear for future guests, the elevator works just fine if you choose to use it. This guest just liked the workout!
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Awesome house, beautiful sunsets!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year at Aquaholic. Fabulous house and awesome views. The owners really pay attention to details. We would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a great family getaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An amazing gem. The sound view every night is breathtaking. The house is set up to please anyone

  • 5 of 5

The house has clearly labeled instructions and lists many things to do. Perfect LocTion. Within a 5 minute walk to Blue Whale for Groceries and the Fishing Hole for beer and bait. Rooms were huge. Was not expecting bedrooms so large. Game room in basement was great. Elevator helped load in and out. Speakers outside were perfect. Able to to relax and enjoy.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spectacular views from all levels of the most amazing sunsets!!

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the best VRBO experiences we've had. The house is beautiful with attention to detail everywhere! The owner is very responsive and has done a wonderful job with providing for everyone's (8-70 years) comfort. The views were breathtaking and if you are not dawn awakening people then I recommend staying on the sound side where we enjoyed spectacular sunsets and kite surfers every night!! We will be back to Salvo and Aquaholic ;)

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milford MI

Best Vacation Home !!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was a great fit for our group of 5 siblings and our families that vacation together 1 week each year. The large fridges and 2 dishwashers really came in handy. The pictures on line don't really give you a visual of how big and comfortable the top floor is for a large group eating and playing games together. It was truly the best house we've ever rented. It was clean and comfortable with great views from the decks. The theater room was awesome. We appreciated the laminated instructions to operate the technology and the binder that let us know where everything could be found in the kitchen etc.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best beach trip ever!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a better week all around and the owner was absolutely amazing. We barely left the house it was so much fun! We would absolutely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
31 Miles
Hatteras to Ocacroke
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Cape Hatteras National Seashore

With our wide, sandy beaches and refreshing waters, it is easy to see why the Outer Banks is a popular vacation destination. The sound of ocean waves, the starry night sky, or the calm of the salt marshes -- you can experience it all. Shaped by the forces of water, wind, and storms these islands are ever changing. Whether you are walking on the beach, kayaking on the sound, or climbing the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse there is something for everyone to explore!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $250

Maximum occupancy is 18, including children, no exceptions.
No pets are allowed. No smoking on the premises.
Bed linens and bath towels are included.
Deposit (minus $250 administration fee) only refundable if the week can be re-booked.
Trip cancellation insurance is offered through VRBO/Homeaway.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund