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Susan Mercer

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Outer Banks Oceanside Cottage 'Sonrise' in Kitty Hawk

23 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Kitty Hawk Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Kitty Hawk Oceanside

Great ocean views available in this lovingly decorated semi-oceanfront cottage located only 200 ft. from the beach access. Sip your morning coffee on the screened porch or deck overlooking the ocean. Enjoy a swim in the private pool, (which has recently been converted to saltwater)or relax in the hot tub at the end of a busy vacation day. This cottage offers three bedrooms and a loft area with a pull-out sleep sofa. TVs are available in all bedrooms, the great room, and the loft area. You don't want to miss the opportunity to vacation in this charming oceanside cottage.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Susan Mercer (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Susan Mercer

My husband Tom and I live just across the Virginia state line in Chesapeake. He is a minister and I am a special education teacher in Chesapeake Public Schools. I have dreamed of owning beach property throughout my entire life. Recently we had the opportunity to make this dream come true with the purchase of Sonrise (formerly called Marjo). We have four children-three sons and a daughter. Our oldest son is married to a wonderful young lady and they have blessed us with a grandson. Our daughter is a minister in Virginia Beach. She just got married this fall. Our younger sons live with us and continue to keep us busy. We love to spend time together at the beach and are looking forward to making many special memories at Sonrise.

Susan Mercer purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Susan Mercer chose Outer Banks

When we began our search for beach property with our real estate agent she put together a list of about 17 properties for us to view. Sonrise was the very first cottage we saw. We both really liked it, but wanted to view other properties as well. Although it wasn't the fanciest cottage we saw, Sonrise had a compelling charm that kept calling us to return. We love the layout of the cottage with so much of the living area overlooking the ocean. We love having a private pool and a hot tub to relax in after a long day. The master bedroom has a king bed and a private balcony overlooking the ocean. Who could ask for anything more? We hope that you will enjoy our home as much as we do.

What makes this cottage unique

'Sonrise' is located near shopping, restaurants and grocery stores. This oceanside cottage is extremely convenient for a beach vacation. Beach access is only 200 ft. away. An outdoor shower is available to help you rinse off before going back into the cottage after a visit to the beach. A private pool gives you the ability to swim not only during the day, but also at night, and for those times when the ocean is just too rough to safely swim. There is nothing more relaxing than a little time in the hot tub at the end of a long day. The cottage is beautifully decorated and will allow you to peacefully relax and enjoy your time in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Reviews

5
based on 23 traveler reviews

Outer Banks Oceanside Cottage 'Sonrise' in Kitty Hawk
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
Maryland
5

Another Great Week at Sonrise

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here for several years and it never disappoints. It's very well decorated, well stocked with kitchen supplies, very clean and close to everything. The owners have done a good job of making this house feel like home. The pool and hot tub are also great. The owners are great people and very responsive if you need them for anything. We love this house and will continue to stay here for years to come.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We are glad that you had another great week! We enjoy our cottage tremendously, and are always happy when others do too. Thanks for being such loyal guests! See you next year!
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5

Perfection

  • 5 of 5

We vacationed with our daughter/sil/ 2 grandchildren 1 and 3 yrs and 2 adult daughters 25 yrs

We were perfect, comfortable.. The little ones are at the right age that they still sleep in mom and dads room.

Pool was absolutely wonderful

Walk to beach- effortless!

House is more than equipped, surprised to even find hand soap etc, which is unusual

Location of unit was phenomenal

Susan is pleasant and kind and quick response. You can tell they take great pride in their wonderful home. I would without any doubt stay here again..

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! We are so glad you enjoyed your time at Sonrise, and we hope you can vacation with us again sometime.
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5

Our family had a great time

  • 5 of 5

The owners were awesome to work with. Listen to them on their food suggestions, they were all fantastic. The cottage is very close to the beach. The pool and hot tub were great bonuses. The kitchen is well equipped and so are the extras like beach chair, beach toys, and pool floaters.

The only thing I did not like was the jack and Jill bathroom attached with the master, but the views were awesome. Would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Sonrise and hope it does work out for you to rent again sometime. 😀
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5

Nice Place

  • 5 of 5

Great place - clean and well-stocked. Wonderful location. Owner communicated very well with us.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay:)
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5

Perfect Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to OBX and it was amazing! The cottage was perfect for our family of 5, which includes three little ones (4, 2, and 10 months) and the grandparents. The location is great and so close to the beach and the pool and hot tub were great! I loved falling asleep to the sound of the ocean and waking up to the amazing view. There is plenty of stuff already there and available to use. Although, I am now on a hunt for a Pout-Pout fish! ;) Susan was incredibly responsive and friendly and we met her and Tom and they are just the nicest people. We really had a great trip and were not ready to come home. We are hoping to be back in 2016!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you all had a great time and would love for you to stay with us again. Thanks for taking good care of our cottage. By the way, Pout-Pout Fish came from Kohls last year...just in case you are still looking.
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5

Wonderful Getaway at Sonrise

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent vacation at Sonrise. It was the perfect size for our family of four and my parents. The pool and hot tub were amazing and the proximity to the beach could not be beat! I fell asleep and work up to the sound of waves each day and it was great. We will definitely be booking again for 2016! Susan was amazing to work with and I can not say enough good things about her and the cottage.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review. We are glad you had a great time, and hope it does work out for you to return next summer! Thanks for taking such good care of our place!
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary

Sonrise is located on the beach road at MP 2 in Kitty Hawk.This means that you are almost there as soon as you cross the bridge to the OBX. Beach access is only 200 ft. from the cottage. There are several restaurants close by including The Black Pelican and a local favorite, Henry's. We really enjoy Chilli Peppers at MP 5.5 on the main road, and Kill Devil Grill at MP 9.5 on the beach road. John's Drive-In on the beach road has amazing milkshakes and delicious fast food. Numerous restaurants and shops are located throughout the Outer Banks. A trip to the grocery store is a quick 5 minute drive. Tanger Outlet Center is only 14 miles away.

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Rates & Availability

Kitty Hawk Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 3 2016 - Oct 28 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Off-Season 16-17
Oct 29 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Pre-Season 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,925
 
 
Early June 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Summer(peak) 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,400
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

We will rent for partial weeks off season subject to availability, but we only allow weekly rentals in October and May. Holidays subject to additional fees.

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Amenities

Kitty Hawk Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , The master bedroom has a breathtaking ocean view.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1) located in master bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) located in bedroom beside living area, Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twin beds are located in the upstairs bedroom near the top of the stairs, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) sleep sofa is located in loft area upstairs
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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