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L.A. Brickner

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Luxurious Soundfront 'Aquaholic'

15 Reviews
Sleeps18
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms9
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Cape Hatteras House Rental Photos and Description

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'.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
L.A. Brickner (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About L.A. Brickner

We live in in the Baltimore area and 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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based on 15 traveler reviews

Luxurious Soundfront 'Aquaholic'
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
Milford MI
5

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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5

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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"Best Week of His Life"

  • 5 of 5

My 82 year old dad told me this was the "Best week of his life" on the way home to Virginia. He watched every sunset as it melted in the ocean and swam in the pool in the early morning hours. It melted my heart because that is what we wanted, my sisters and I! My sisters and All three of my adult children came with my three grandchildren. We made wonderful memories in a home with a view that is like no other! The other amazing part is the owner LA! She cared about our stay and made everything perfect!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfectly Suited

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have picked a better place for our 4 family vacation. The house is very clean and we'll taken care of. WiFi was a little slow but we were just forced to enjoy our vacation just that much more. So much space that allowed enough room for us all together and for alone time as well. Well suited for families with kids. Linens provided were in great condition. A trip down to Frisco Beach is well worth it for surf that's a little calmer. Thanks so much for the great stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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  • 5 of 5

We have spent 13yrs in salvo area over the last 16yrs. Two years ago we stayed in home beside Aquaholics.

This was a great home with plenty of room.

We wish the bikes would have been there as mentioned. The owners were quick to return call for an issue that happened while we were at the home.

Loved eating at Real sports, Wind over Waves. We had one rain mourning and went to the aquarium. As always we had a day at Oakrakoke Island. The Pea Island gallery is a must. The Fishing Hole is great for bait(we were catching baby sand sharks) and just getting local gossip.

The Outer Banks can't be beat for just chillin with friends and family.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the Aquaholic. I am so sorry about the bikes. We offered them in previous seasons but found that we couldn't keep them maintained through the season -- flat tires, rusty chains, etc. Much more reliable and economical to just rent them from the local bike rental shop. I removed them from the listing, but only realized after your review that I had neglected to delete the reference to them under "other amenities". Thanks for bringing it to my attention. Hope to see you next season!
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Great place and great hosts

  • 5 of 5

I have been travelling to Cape Hatteras for the past 20 years and this is the best place I have ever stayed in. The owners have outfitted the house with great amenities and furnishings were all first class. A note to kiteboarders: we were able to easily launch from the adjacent harbor area where there was ample room to rig. I would also add that the owners were a pleasure to deal with and were very transparent about all the details. It was a wonderful week with some long time friends that was enabled with stunning accommodation.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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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!

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Rates & Availability

Salvo House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Prime 2016
Jul 2 2016 - Aug 12 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,495
 
 
Late Summer 2016
Aug 13 2016 - Aug 26 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,595
 
 
Early Fall 2016
Aug 27 2016 - Sep 9 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,495
 
 
Fall 2016
Sep 10 2016 - Nov 18 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,995
 
 
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$4,595
 
 
Early Spring
Apr 1 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,895
 
 
Late Spring 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,795
 
 
Early Summer 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,795
 
 
Prime 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$6,795
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,795
 
 
Early Fall 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,595
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,995
 
 
Thankgiving 2017
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,595
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$6,495
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.75%

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 $200 administration fee) only refundable if the week can be re-booked.
Trip cancellation insurance is offered through VRBO/Homeaway.

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Amenities

Cape Hatteras House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
    Bathroom 9 -
  • 9
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • 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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