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The Fishin Griffin - hot tub, dog-friendly yard, 100 yds to beach

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 7)

Old school cottage that has all the amenities plus much more. Extras include a fully fenced in yard with grass lawn surrounded by a beautiful garden! The hot tub is great and is completely secluded by fencing with beautiful oleander and jasmine. Gas grill, hammock, outdoor shower, and a fish cleaning station for our kindred fisher-folk. Art work throughout is by well-known artist and previous owner. 2 queen beds plus 1 pyramid bunk provides sleeping for up to 7.

Rents Sun-Sun to avoid the traffic!

More Details

Owner
Tom Griffin
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

About Tom Griffin

Kelly and Tom Griffin live in Richmond, VA with our 2 daughters, 5 and 8. Tom's a huge lover of surf fishing, and we are both life-long OBX fans....and this is our little dream cottage -- welcome!

Tom Griffin purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Tom Griffin chose Outer Banks

We purchased the cottage in 2012 from Matthew Norman, a renowned local artist who actually ran his art studio from this very cottage. We fell in love with it instantly, and the cottage is decorated with many original works done by the former owner.

What makes this cottage unique

Old Nags Head charm, 100 paces to beach, surf fishing, hot tub, outdoor shower, pet-friendly, fenced-in backyard with grass and landscaping, covered front sitting porch, and 8 doors down from Tortuga's restaurant!

Amenities

Nags Head Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Pyramid bunk with full double on bottom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

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The Fishin Griffin - hot tub, dog-friendly yard, 100 yds to beach
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews
5

Wonderful historic home with great location and amazing backyard.

  • 5 of 5

This historic home was cozy and charming. The location was perfect, central and close to the beach. The house was very clean and served our family of five plus a dog very well. The backyard was wonderful - great outdoor living with a hot tub, hammock, and picnic table. The owners were kind and responsive to our questions. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Spot

  • 5 of 5

Perfect spot for restaurants and beach access. The fire works on shot off of nags Head fishing pier so perfect spot to watch them from the front porch. The backyard was great. The only downside is the uncomfortable beds, but I think that every where I stay. Definitely coming back!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The Greatest little Home Away from Home

  • 5 of 5

It was perfect the home owner made sure everything was just right. Will rent again. Ty Tom

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for us! Took our two dogs and my mother and had a blast. Everything is in a short walking distance, and we loved the home and fenced in yard for the pups. The owners were very cooperative. I can't wait to come back to the Fishin Griffin. Be sure and check out the artwork at the house...gorgeous!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We loved our stay here!

  • 5 of 5

We drove from NH and Tom was very accommodating and communication was great. The house is precious and clean. The back yard is a gem that we enjoyed. Beach is close by. Would come back and stay again. Thanks for the great visit!!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Perfect for our family of 5!

  • 5 of 5

The Fishin Griffin is in an amazing location across from the beach and the house is well maintained. It was the perfect size for 2 adults and 3 teenagers. We don't want to stay anywhere else on our visits to the OBX!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Norfolk International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Lucky 12 Tavern
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Hatteras to Ocrocoke Island
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
The LInks at the Village of Nags Head
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Tortuga's Lie
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
Beach Access
Car: not necessary

We front the beach road in the historic section of old Nags Head. Our cottage and many of the others are 75+ years old, so this area will provide the 'old school' beach experience!

We are only 100 yards from 2 beach access points. And Tortuga's Lie, the best and most fun restaurant in the OBX, is only 6 doors away! The Nags Head Pier is a quarter mile away and the Lucky Tavern is a great sports bar that's only 250 yards away from cottage.

This area is also in the area known as the Nags Head Gallery Row Arts District with several galleries within 2 miles of our cottage.

Of course, the 'bypass' is only 4 streets over and offers every shopping, eating, and recreational imaginable for you and your family.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Rents Sunday to Sunday to avoid the traffic!
Post Season Rates apply for Thanksgiving week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.