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Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

6 Bd, 5.5 Baths, Elevator, Priv. Pool, Game/Media Rms, Hot Tub, Amazing Views!

New for 2017: Flooring on mid level, new decor in several rooms, new drapes and shower curtains, new stainless steal side-by-side refrigerator and smooth top convection range, snow cone machine, and lots of new board games.

Most of the photos are no more than 2 years old!

Come to Dancyn' By the Sea where incredible OCEAN and SOUND VIEWS await you. There is plenty of room and lots to do in this 3 level home with 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, private pool, 7-person hot tub, theater room, game room, elevator and Wi-Fi. Start and end each day with captivating SUNRISE & SUNSET VIEWS from the any of the expansive decks. Sooth yourself to sleep with the lull of the crashing waves. Dancyn’ By the Sea is beautifully decorated, providing a bright and cheery setting for your home away from home. It’s only 500 average walking steps for your feet to be on the sandy beach, ready to soak up the sun. (It is a literal 0.24 mi. from the property to the beach.) There’s no need to spend wasted hours traveling to and from the grocery store as the Food Lion is less than a 2 minute drive away. After all, that time is much better spent on the beach!! In the same plaza, you’ll find restaurants, and even a Dollar Tree for forgotten toiletries and such. Spend a day or 2 exploring the miles of beaches via your 4WD, for less than a 1-minute drive from the property is a 4WD beach access with parking. This has also been fantastic for our senior, physically challenged, and younger guests as a great drop-off location to the beach. With all that Avon has to offer, there is no need to leave the island. Being centrally located, guests can enjoy what the northern islands (Nags Head, Kitty Hawk) have to offer, AND head south to see the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, catch the FERRY to explore OKRACOKE Island, board a charter boat for some fantastic half or full day fishing excursions, and so much more! Dancyn’ has it all.

2016 Updates include beautiful new flooring and huge sectional for the great room, brand new projector for the theater room, and some new comforters!

Towels and linens included with reservations of at least 7 days.

Dancyn’ by the Sea is perfect for WEDDING RECEPTIONS and FAMILY REUNIONS!

THIRD/TOP FLOOR: presents amazing VIEWS of both the ocean and sound. You can watch the sun rise and set from either inside, or outside on the expansive decks. You'll also find the spacious GREAT ROOM with large flat screen TV and DVD player. Cables ready for your video game systems. This level hosts a BREAKFAST BAR with seating for 3, and not 1, but 2 DINING AREAS, a woman's dream. Total dining seating capacity - 18. The very well equipped KITCHEN has plenty of counter space and ceramic floors. You will also find the GRAND MASTER KING bedroom (Shell We Dance)- beautifully and uniquely decorated, beautiful architecture, vaulted ceilings, and large arched windows for absolutely, breath-taking views of the ocean and sky. Wake up each morning to beautiful sunrises without ever leaving the room or step directly out onto the deck from your room.

MID LEVEL: offers 2 beautifully appointed KING MASTER bedrooms (private baths), a third bedroom with 2 PYRAMID beds (twins over fulls), and fourth bedroom with 2 TWINS (private bath). DECK access from every bedroom.

FIRST FLOOR: GAME ROOM with 8' pool table and WET BAR/KITCHENETTE; 1 KING bedroom with DECK access; full bath; LAUNDRY ROOM; THEATER ROOM with Roku, Blu Ray Player, 100 + DVD library, surround sound and very comfortable recliner theater seating. Be sure to bring your popcorn.

8 TV's, Roku including Netflix and Pure Flix! High Speed Internet!

Enjoy the 12 x 24 PRIVATE POOL available mid-April through mid to late October - weather dependent. Also, relax in the 7 PERSON HOT TUB. Next to the pool deck, you'll find an OUTDOOR SHOWER, and gas GRILL waiting for your fresh catch of the day from your mighty fishermen (fisherwomen)!

ELEVATOR: Outdoor ramps lead to the first level, where you will find an elevator providing easy access to all 3 levels making entry a breeze. This is especially welcoming when arriving after hours of driving, and needing to unpack, for bringing in the groceries, or after a long day at the beach.

For the youngest of guests, you'll find a HIGH-CHAIR and a portable CRIB with full-size mattress. (Please bring your own crib bedding.)

There are books, DVD's, and plenty of games to share with the whole family providing hours of entertainment. Something for everyone! Boogie/Body boards, skim board, beach chairs, and umbrella! (Though these items have been provided, we cannot guarantee they will all be there as these items can and do break.)

4WD Beach Access: Permits are required. The beach is blocked at this access during prime season preventing vehicles from accessing the Avon beaches keeping it safe.

Please note: Dancyn' By the Sea is a Saturday to Saturday rental except during the off and some shoulder seasons. Towel and linen packages are not included in stays of less than 7 days. Rates are for a maximum of 15 people. Family groups only! No spring break, teen, or young adult groups. Must be at least 25 y.o. to reserve. Those reserving must read and agree to the entirety of the rental contract prior to making the first payment. Completing the initial payment signifies that you have completely read the rental agreement as well as have a full understanding of and are in full agreement to the rental contract.

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND PURCHASING TRAVELERS INSURANCE due to the vulnerable nature of the Outer Banks and/or other unforeseen circumstances. Protect yourself. We have a no refund policy.

Now available for retreats! Ask!

More Details

Property Manager
Cyndi Sagath
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2017

About Cyndi Sagath

My husband (Dan) and I (Cyndi) both grew up in the country, north of Pittsburgh, PA, where we still reside. We've been married now for 7 years. Our 'slogan' is Dancyn through life (using both of our names), thus the reason for the name Dancyn' By the Sea. Together, we have 8 children. And no, that is not a typo. Our family is expanding, bringing us great joy. Dan has been a bricklayer now for nearly 20 years, while I am currently a home-maker and home-schooling mom. We love what we do. We love to travel.

Cyndi Sagath purchased this house in 2012

Why Cyndi Sagath chose Avon

One of the most unique benefits of this area is the fact that you can literally walk from the sound to the ocean in less than 10 minutes, giving anyone the ability to see the sunrise ON WATER in the morning, then catch the sunset ON WATER that same evening, giving the opportunity to see the uniqueness and beauty of the Outer Banks. Having shopping (especially a major grocery store) within a two minute drive means less time driving and more time for vacationing. Bike and kayak rentals are in the same plaza, adding amenities to the experience. Avon, having its own fishing pier is perfect for those who love to fish, and is less than 5 minutes up the road. Those who have 4WD will love being able to enter the beach within a 1 minute drive from the property. So many conveniences, AND offers serene nothingness! Who could ask for more?

What makes this house unique

We chose this particular home because this was the one that WOW(ed) us with its unique benefits. We love the angles throughout along with the beautiful woodwork. It has an incredibly open and airy feel, providing such a relaxing atmosphere. Being able to see miles of both the ocean and sound from the same deck is a huge a bonus. We can easily hear the ocean waves, a feature that you don't get everywhere on the Outer Banks. We are less than a 5 minute walk to the beach. That was a priority to us, since that's the number one reason we come here. We also knew this place was plenty big enough for all of us, our siblings and their families, easily able to house our 4 families in one location. We feel confident that you, as our guests, will feel the same way. Our hope is that you will create special memories here during your stay, while you find rest and relaxation.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The house was absolutely gorgeous! It was the nicest home we have ever stayed in at the Outer Banks. The rooms were decorated and put together with very warm and inviting colors.

We loved that you had the grocery store, gas station, fresh seafood market, and a Wings beach store (where you get your souvenirs) all within 2 minutes of the house. VERY EXCITING! My family travels 10 hours to get to the Outer Banks, so when we get there we want to be BEACH BUMS. So it was very convenient that all these places were very close.

Can't wait to go back!!!
Apr 2013
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Car: necessary

We've been coming to the Outer Banks for at least 35 years now. I cannot imagine ever getting tired of it. Even just being here and only enjoying the beaches, taking in the sun, listening to the ocean waves is enough, in and of itself. And to think that it's free entertainment.

The Outer Banks has so much to offer. Avon, North Carolina is a very popular Outer Banks vacation destination. All of the neighboring villages on Hatteras Island are relatively close to each other which means that the island can offer many different businesses centered around tourism like restaurants, markets, tackle shops, hardware stores, beach supply stores, and much more.

Eat to your hearts content at any of the many, many restaurants all along the Outer Banks. There are at least 3 SEAFOOD BUFFETS for those wanting a great variety.

For the CRAB LOVER, catch your own, purchase them from any of the local vendors where you can even get them steamed and ready to eat, or check out the local restaurants.

For history buffs, and others, be sure to head up to Kitty Hawk to catch THE FIRST WRIGHT BROTHER'S MEMORIAL and the KITTY HAWK DUNES where you can even take hang-gliding lessons. As much as I disliked history, seeing this, in person, really brought it to life, and made it interesting.

For those looking for more ADVENTURE, try kite boarding, para sailing, kayaking, biking, hiking, and more. Very reasonably priced plane rides offer an opportunity to see the whole Outer Banks from the bird's eye view. This is one you don't want to miss.

Be sure to check out the outdoor live production of THE LOST COLONY. It's just one of those things you have to do at least once while visiting the Outer Banks.

The ELIZABETHAN GARDENS is another destination you won't want to miss.

Another neat shop to visit is THE CHRISTMAS SHOP in Manteo. It's become one of our annual visits.

For a unique experience, head to the quaint village of OKRACOKE (island) by FREE FERRY RIDE. Enjoy the scenery and wildlife, sometimes even dolphins as they follow along the ferry.


Although there are always plenty of things to see and do in Avon, the traditional main attraction remains the surf fishing on our local beaches. Avon even has its own FISHING PIER, less than a 5 minute drive from Dancyn' By the Sea! Anglers can try for many different species throughout the year including red drum, striped bass (that's rockfish to the locals), bluefish, speckled trout, flounder, spanish mackerel, whiting (sea mullet), spot, croaker, black drum, various sharks and pompano just to name a few. It's hard to beat a relaxing day in the sun waiting for your rod to bend and then having the pleasure of eating fresh fish for dinner that you just caught earlier that day. Nearby Hatteras Inlet also offers a 'world class' destination for offshore trolling to catch tuna, marlin, wahoo and mahi (dolphin/dorado).


All throughout the Outer Banks, you'll find MINIATURE GOLF. A top vacation destination for beach goers, the Outer Banks also features some of the best year-round golfing in the eastern United States. Experienced and novice players will find these NINE CHAMPIANSHIP COURSES challenging and aesthically stunning. If you're planning a trip to the Outer Banks in the near future bring your clubs for a day of golfing you won't soon forget.


Avon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 17 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - Half
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Grand Master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Master
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed , Pyramids - twins over fulls
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Spa Koru, Outer Banks’ premier Spa, Salon, Fitness Center, and massage right in Avon.


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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home...Our family had a great Thanksgiving at this home...Had plenty of room..

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dancyn' has everything you need for holiday cooking! Plenty of room for everyone.
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Everything we wanted

  • 5 of 5

This house was beautiful and perfect for our first family vacation. The location was great and the owner was very accommodating and easy to work with. We would definitely recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and comfortable house!

  • 5 of 5

This layout fits our family of 8 adults and 4 kids ages 4-10 very comfortably. The kitchen is well stocked with up to date appliances. We take turns preparing dinner each night so the other family members enjoyed hanging out by the shaded pool in the afternoon. We had to use our beach umbrellas if we chose to enjoy the pool before 2:00.

The TV setup was really challenging to us as none of us are familiar with Roku. We did enjoy a few movie nights in the theatre which was very comfortable We hope to return next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dancyn' is definitely spacious, giving even larger groups room to 'get away' from each other when wanted/needed, yet perfectly accommodates everyone when they want to get together for meals and/or family game nights! All of the large appliances, as well as some of the smaller appliances, have been replaced over the last 2 years. The same is true for a good bit of the dishes, glasses, pots and pans, silverware, serving-ware, etc. We feel it is very important to having working kitchen-wares along with glasses and dishes with no chips, cracks, etc. :-) As for the TV/Roku, we recommend to guests that have never had any experience with Roku, to check it out prior to arrival. It can seem a bit intimidating at first glance. We do, however, provide a very helpful link to guests prior to arrival. Roku provides for numerous streaming options and has been a wonderful addition to Dancyn' in that it offers such a wide variety of channels with a vast array of programming (well over 100). We have paid subscriptions/memberships for Netflix, the Dove Channel, Pureflix, and a USTvNow package including the following channels: ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, My9, NBC, PBS, A&E, AMC, Animal Planet, BBC America, Bravo, CNBC, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, ESPN, ESPN2, FX, Fox News, Freeform, History, Lifetime, MSNBC, National Geographic, NBC Sports, Nickelodeon, Spike, Sundance, Syfy, TLC, Universal, USA. Those who have Amazon Prime can also access streaming media from their personal accounts. (Just be sure to log out of your account before departing.) Netflix has become one of the most popular streaming options. It is the world’s leading internet television network with over 100 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments. To me, one of the greatest advantages of Netflix, specifically, is that there are NO commercials!!! Caution: It can lead to binge-watching. (Unfortunately, I know that all-too-well.) :-) So many guests, family members, and friends have commented on how extremely comfortable the media room seating is!!! VERY cushy recliners await you. Try NOT to fall asleep during the movie. My mom has even chosen to sleep in the chairs overnight. Enjoy!
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Great house with everything we needed!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great vacation week for our families to get together! We had kids from 4 to 8 years old and the pool was the best hit- even at 7am!! The short walk to the beach was great for the kids and the neighborhood vibe was nice! It was quiet, peaceful, and a great house! We look forward to booking another week next year! Thanks Cyndi for the quick responses when needed when we first arrived! If people are looking for a great house, with great owners, this is the place to book! Cheers! Courtney

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The quietness of the neighborhood is definitely a plus for those not wanting a party atmosphere. Peace, tranquility, and quiet! Love it. As for solid communication, we believe this is vital; we take it very seriously. Any and all guests comments, suggestions, concerns, etc, are taken into consideration. Numerous updates have resulted from these. We strive to keep the home updated especially for our many repeat guests; keep it fresh and new.
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WONDERFUL Beach House!

  • 5 of 5

Dancyn' by the Sea was such an amazing place to stay! The house has absolutely anything you could need and more. Whether you want to take a short stroll to the beach, relax in the hot tub or swimming pool, play games, watch a movie in rediculously comfortable recliners, or listen to music over the home's surround sound, there is so much to help you enjoy your visit. We were blown away by the accommodations and did not want to leave. There are also some great places to eat, sights to see, and things to do in reasonable driving distance. Don't miss out on an incredible experience provided by Dancyn' by the Sea!

It was a true blessing to stay at this beach house.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dancyn' truly has so much to offer guests; dull moments should never be a part of vacations here. Hot tub, private pool, short walk to the beach, sunsets and sunrises, media room with loads of DVD's to choose from along with numerous channels through Roku, pool table, along with several new board games, and books. Something to do - rain or shine. Close to shopping and restaurants. You name it.
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One of a kind, amazing beach rental!

  • 5 of 5

This was my family's fourth year vacationing at the Outer Banks, and each year we've stayed at Dancyn' by the Sea. We love the beautiful home and amenities. Each year the owners have updated the home with new floors, furniture or counter tops. Cyndi is very responsive to any questions or concerns. Will stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We truly do work to keep Dancyn' regularly updated. We feel this is especially important for our repeat guests. Keeping it fresh and new is key and we will continue to do so. Further plans by 2018 are to replace some of the not-as-new mattresses and replacing more of the flooring.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 12.75%

Towels and linens are not included on stays of less than 7 days, but they can be rented at a discount.

Dancyn' By the Sea - perfect location for group retreats all year. Discounted rates given for church-sponsored groups October - April. Women's/men's/marriage retreats, youth 'camps', etc.

Listed rates are for up to 15 people. $15. per person/night for up to 3 additional people. Maximum occupancy is 18. Beds sleep a total of 16.

Hot Tub Fees ($150/week) November - mid-March.

Due to the vulnerable nature of OBX weather as well as various unforeseen circumstances, we highly recommend travelers (trip cancellation) insurance (purchased separately).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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