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Secluded Beach, Loaded Condo with Private Pool, Steps the to Ocean

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3BR Corolla condo, sleeps 7 which is the MAXIMUM occupancy.

If your prescription for the perfect vacation is a big dose of relaxation, then this may be the place for you. No hassles getting to the beach- no parking, no trolleys, just an easy stroll down the private walkway. Because the adjoining land is undeveloped green space, the beach here is extremely low density. A sparkling private pool is surrounded by extensive decking and lounge seating along with a gazebo for outdoor dining. Inside the condo, there are three bedrooms: a master with queen bed and private bathroom, children's bedroom with a double and twin bunk combination, and a third bedroom with a double bed. There is an additional bathroom with complete laundry facilities, a fully equipped kitchen and dining area, and spacious family room. The family room features a large screen TV/DVD with surround sound capacity, digital cable with children's channel package added, along with CATV/DVD in children's room and CATV in Master. Wireless internet is provided throughout, including patio. There is an extensive collection of games, puzzles and arts and crafts. The kitchen is supplied with microwave, ice maker, blender, brew and Keurig coffee makers, gourmet cookware. Patio overlooking pool and deck with picnic table and Adirondack furniture, grill available. Tennis and golf directly across the street. All equipment needed for crabbing, surf fishing, or kite flying is provided as well as beach chairs, beach towels, umbrellas, boogie and skim boards. Mini-golf, go-karts, kayaking, museums, restaurants, take-out BBQ and sea food as well as great shopping are all within easy walking, biking or driving distance. If you have a four wheel drive vehicle, you can explore the off road beaches for even more adventure and privacy. Corolla is still OBX the way it used to be! Please be advised that Hydrotherapy is strictly limited to an occupancy maximum of seven total persons. Rentals are Saturday to Saturday, from June 1- August 26, 2017.

Cynthia Favret
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Cynthia Favret

Over the years, we have especially enjoyed coming to the OBX from Williamsburg, sometimes on the spur of the moment since it is a relatively short commute (2 hours). If your vacation travels are going to take you through the Williamsburg area, we would be happy to suggest some local travel tips!

Cynthia Favret purchased this condo in 1996

Why Cynthia Favret chose Outer Banks

We love the fact this section of the beach is next door to one of the only undeveloped green spaces in Corolla. Even in the height of the season, you can sit on the beach and be alone. This place is a treasure...private, but yet close enough to great places to eat and play.

What makes this condo unique

Our condo offers the best location available in a small community of only 30 total units. It is set far enough away from the deck and pool to provide privacy and quiet, yet directly across the street from both tennis and golf. A second floor location provides fantastic views as well as solitude and quiet.


Ocean Sands Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Hall Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Washer and Dryer enclosed
  • Master Bath with shower; Bath off hall with Shower and Bathtub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master - 1 queen , En suite
    Kids Room - 1 bunk bed , Bunk is double and single combination
    Wicker Bedroom - 1 double
  • Three Bedrooms; Master with Queen, Second BR with Queen, Third BR with Double and Twin Bunk.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Blankets, pillows, comforters, kitchen and beach towels provided. Bath and bed linens not provided but available for rental upon request.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Secluded Beach, Loaded Condo with Private Pool, Steps the to Ocean
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews

Loved the condo!! Makes you feel at home and comfortable. Definitely recommending this to family.

  • 5 of 5

Property is maintained and updated. Everything in condo worked and was clean. Cindy was very helpful before we arrived. Very informative and accommodating. We arrived an hour early than check in and we were allowed to check in early. Definitely recommending this to family and friends. Thanks for helping make our vacation memorable.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Anna- it was my pleasure! So glad you and the family had a great time and that Hydrotherapy met your needs for a vacation condo. Happy to share it with wonderful guests like you.
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Great place to stay and right near the beach

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to come and relax with the beach just a short walk away with no traffic nearby. The pool area is very comfortable and enjoyable to lounge around. There is a very large and well stocked Harris Teeter right across the road....not to mention a Duck Donuts!

Cynthia was very responsive and easy to deal with and the Condo had most of the things we were looking for in a rental property and even some we didn't expect, like a nice large balcony to sit on to capture the early morning sun. I would go back and use this Condo whenever I go back to this section of the Outerbanks.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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No cancellations or rate adjustment for tropical storm flood

  • 2 of 5

The home was as described (note: linens, paper products, and soap are not provided), and would have been a nice stay without a major issue: prior to arrival, Cindy warned of flooding from a tropical storm, but assured me that it would be clear upon arrival. We arrived to the entire grounds submerged in 6-12" of flood water, with no land access to the building. I called Cindy, who could not advise on parking or navigating the flood. We had to park and unload luggage in the flood, wading through it each time we entered and left the building. Her lease does not allow for any cancellations, and she refused to provide a rate adjustment, indicating that we would have been better served by a hotel. I agree.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I regret that Lauren felt compelled to submit this review, especially since she reported to me, "I want to emphasize that, overall, we did enjoy our stay and very much appreciate you acting as our host." Lauren was indeed advised of the availability of travel insurance at the time of booking, especially during hurricane season, in light of the cancellation policy stipulated in the lease. She was also provided specific information about what to pack, what was provided in the condo, and what should be packed/purchased before coming onto the island (soap, linens, etc.) When a tropical storm ensued, I contacted her daily, in advance of her arrival, to advise her regarding road access as well as viable parking options. Lauren and her friends were here for a wedding and apparently were unfamiliar with OBX weather and rental procedures. Lauren, I'm sorry for your inconvenience and hope that if there is a next time, it is more smooth, dry and sunny!
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Stay here!

  • 5 of 5

The unit is clean, comfortable, and very well appointed. Great view of the pool and spa. Very easy walk to the beach and Harris Teeter and Duck Donuts are right across the street! Plenty of chairs, coolers, boogie boards, etc. for your day at the beach. Covered parking under the unit to keep your car out of the sun. Easy drive to the Corolla or Duck restaurants and shops. Perfect location!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review- glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Hydrotherapy!
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This condo checks every box and fulfills every need!

  • 5 of 5

The beach access is just steps away, and the pool is even closer. Within walking distance is a shopping center that has a grocery store, a casual pizza place, a more upscale restaurant, an ice cream place, an insanely terrific donut shop, and even a bait store. The condo itself is quite nice; clean, well-stocked in the kitchen, and with three nicely sized bedrooms. This condo is outfitted in a way that you could live there, not just get by for a week. The outside closet is also well-stocked with beach chairs, fishing rods, coolers, etc., which means that much less that you need to pack and bring with you. Our trip was only for a couple days, but we sure hated to leave. If your goal is to park the car and meet every need on foot, or to at least drive as little as possible, it's hard to imagine you could do much better. The owner was also very responsive, helpful, and patient with all of my questions. If our family is ever back in Corolla, this will certainly be the first place that we look!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super Clean and Inviting!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was a wonderful place to stay. We are well seasoned OBXers, and Hydrotheraphy has everything a family or couple needs to get away and enjoy the beach. It was super clean, I mean spotless upon our arrival. Quiet morning coffee on the front covered porch was a perfect way to start the day. Fun decor, well stocked kitchen, plenty of amenities for children, teens, and parents. The pool and hot tub are surrounded by a spacious pool deck with plenty of lounge chairs. The beach is right there waiting on you. Owner was very engaged providing multiple emails with helpful hints, recommended services, and planned events & happenings during our reserved stay. The Indian Summer location is in a perfect spot in Corolla; close but not too close to anything you might need or want to do.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review and so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Fall is indeed a special time on the Outer Banks.
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The North Carolina Outer Banks are unique in that this barrier island offers wide beaches with old time, unhurried vacation style. From the 1950's style fishing village of Hatteras, to Jockey's Ridge, where the Wright Brothers perfected first flight, to the secluded unpaved off-road beaches of the northern-most part of the island, there is world of things to do and explore. Corolla is a perfect location from which to base your vacation- one of the most private parts of OBX, yet home to some of the best beaches and restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Ocean Sands Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Season
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Wonder Fall
Aug 27 2017 - Oct 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Oct 29 2017 - Nov 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter Escape
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Security Deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.75%

Mandatory State and County occupancy taxes of 12.75% on all OBX rentals. Security deposit is required but is fully refundable within seven days of check out pending no damage (minus credit card fee, if payment by that method). Trip cancellation/travel insurance available through this website.
Occupancy limited to seven members of family-oriented groups; no pets by Homeowner Association rules. Saturday to Saturday rentals during June, July and August.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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