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Ocean Front, WIFI , Away from the crowds but close to Restaurants and Shopping

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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4 Bedroom 2 Bath Cozy Beach House For Those That Want To Avoid The Crowd.

This OCEANFRONT is waiting for YOU. Pristine OCEANRONT with endless ocean views, and miles of beautiful beach. Once you are settled in you will not want to leave. Watch the sunrise and the steady parade of Dolphins from the 1st and 2nd level decks. YOUR very own private OCEANFRONT WALKWAY makes getting to the beach fast and easy.. A large open floor plan, with lots of windows, beachy colors and décor and magnificent OCEAN VIEWS are enjoyed by all. The ONLY way to get closer to the ocean is to be on a boat. Book “Sail’s Commission” today and enjoy a very relaxing vacation.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Michael VanCuren (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About Michael VanCuren

My wife and I have lived on the Outer Banks for over 30 years. We love the beach and own several rental properties. Of all our properties, Sails Commission is our favorite and the one we use as our home away from home. You may ask why we need a home away from home while living on the Outer Banks. Once you have spent your vacation at this house you will see why. This house is our refuge from the real world. Although the house is rented most of the time, we love the Outer Banks in the fall and winter. We spend many days wrapped up on the front deck enjoying the view. We may even get lucky and catch a view of an occasional whale traveling north.

Michael VanCuren purchased this house in 1999

Why Michael VanCuren chose Nags Head

Why Not. Once you stay here you will wonder why you stayed anywhere else. It is a great location and the cottage is perfect for families that don't want to travel with large groups. But if you are looking for a lot of fancy amenities this cottage is not for you. It is priced affordable so that the smaller families can be this close to the beach.

What makes this house unique

Ocean Views, Ocean Views and more Ocean Views....

Beach, Beach, and more Beach.

It is the reason you come to the Outer Banks to begin with.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(67 traveler reviews)
Ocean Front, WIFI , Away from the crowds but close to Restaurants and Shopping
average rating of 4.970149 based on 67 reviews

Fabulous OBX Home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Mike's beautiful home. The kitchen is fully stocked, the air conditioning kept us perfectly comfortable, the outdoor shower is always hot and convenient, and we lacked for nothing. Super clean, super convenient to everything, and feels like home. Beautiful!!!!! It's perfect for our annual family reunion. Thank you, Mike and family.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and also being a repeat guest. I am glad everything was to your satisfaction and especially the AC working properly. In this heat the systems do struggle to keep up. I like outside showered as well. I will be relocating the one under the cottage this winter to a location that is less sandy. So if you come back next year, be sure to check it out. Until next trip, all the best. Mike
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Washington DC

Excellent choice for a family beach break

  • 5 of 5

Super house totally right on the beach - walking along the surfline in PJs a snap. Everything you need is there - very well equipped with all the little things, and a comfortable space to live in also, but not so bijou that you worry about inadvertently backing into a vase. We had three kids with us and they had a total blast, boogie boarding, sand castle building and generally chasing round in the waves. Overall, recommended without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It sounds like you and your family had a wonderful time. I hope you will return again and until next time, all the best.
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Highly Recommended!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed in this Property a week in June 2016. We found the Property to be exactly as advertised. Clean, Excellent Location, with all the amenity's and everything as advertised. Michael was fantastic to work with and even offered some excellent recommendations on restaurants. Next time we are in Outer Banks we will absolutely be staying here again. Thank you Michael.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and will consider my cottage again for future travels to the Outer Banks. Thank you also for your kind words about my performance as your host. Enjoy the remainder of your summer and until next time, all the best.
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4 couples (friends and coworkers )

  • 5 of 5

The vacation of our dreams! Michael is a joy to work with, answering questions promptly and is generally very accommodating. This is my second visit to this charming house, with plans to return as often as possible! Sampled delicious seafood at nearby restaurants, attended The Lost Colony outdoor drama and The Wright Brothers Museum all within short driving distance. The beach, feet from the deck, is to die for!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and kind words. I am glad you and your friends enjoyed your stay. I am happy to have you as a returning guest and look forward to you returning again and again and again. Until next time all the best.
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Northern VA

Beautiful and well kept home in a Fantastic location!

  • 5 of 5

Michael is a very gracious owner/host. He has kept his home in perfect condition. The location could not be better as we were within minutes of two piers, The Oregon Inlet and the wonderful shops and restaurants in Nags Head. Thanks Michael. We will be back! Bill

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and planning a return trip. Until next time, all the best.
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I absolutely love it!

  • 5 of 5

The house is perfectly located on the beach. It is well maintained and very clean. The owner is very easy to work with and was available to answer any questions. One issue that we had was so small as to not be worth mentioning, but several doorknobs need oiled or replaced. A couple of times we thought that we may need rescued from our bedroom or bathroom. We love this house. I will be staying here again in October and recommend it to all of my friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am glad you loved the house. Sorry about the door knobs. Like you said the house is well maintained and I had not encountered this problem. I will inspect and replace all faulty door knobs prior to your return on Oct. 17. Hope you have a nice summer and until Oct. all the best.
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Norfolk International
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Car: necessary

Although my cottage may be considered off the beaten path, it is still close to all major attractions such as The Lost Colony Outdoor Drama, Bodie Island Lighthouse, Pirates Cove Marina and much more. You are also in close driving range to many great restaurants and shopping. The convenient pedestrian path at the end of the driveway is great for bikers, joggers, or just a casual walk.


Rates & Availability

Nags Head House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Post Peak Summer
Aug 20 2016 - Sep 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2016 - Sep 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
Sep 24 2016 - Nov 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 29 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Pre Summer Peak
May 20 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

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

Cancellation Policy:

13. HURRICANE OR STORM POLICY: No refunds will be given unless:
a. The National Weather Service orders mandatory evacuation in a "Tropical
Storm/Hurricane Warning area" and/or a "mandatory evacuation order" has been issued for the Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning" area of residence of a vacationing guest. The day that the National Weather Service orders a mandatory evacuation order in a "Tropical
Storm/Hurricane Warning," area, we will refund:

a. Any unused portion of rent from a guest currently registered,

b. Any unused portion of rent from a guest that is scheduled to arrive, and wants to shorten their stay, to arrive after the Hurricane Warning is lifted; and

c. Any advance rents collected or deposited for a reservation that is scheduled to arrive during the "Hurricane Warning" period.

14. CANCELLATION: In the event Tenant cancels his reservation of the leased property
and said property is not re-rented during the entire term set out above, then all rent
consideration previously tendered will be forfeited by Tenant and retained by Owner. All
cancellations must be in writing. If the property is re-rented, then rent, taxes and/or
security deposit consideration previously tendered by Tenant will be refunded to him,
less a service fee of $200.00, plus any other reasonable costs to re-rent the property.
The Tenant shall not assign this agreement or sublet the property in whole or in part. All
sublets must be handled directly by property owner.

Rates are subject to change prior to booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Nags Head House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs Bath
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Spacious bedroom upstairs with TV and DVD Player
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Oceanfront Bedroom with TV and DVD player
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Spacious bedroom TV and DVD Player and ocean view
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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