|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Our house, 'Families are Forever', has SOLD out EVERY SUMMER WEEK since it was built!
You will not find a better house for the price.
Take a few minutes and get your 2017 vacation all planned!
NOTE: Our fee is only $999 for any week between 1/1/2017 and 4/1/2017! You need a break to refresh your batteries! You can't beat that price. Pool is scheduled to be open between April 15 and October 15 2017!!
GREAT VALUE, You get oceanviews but don't pay oceanfront prices plus easy, very short walk to ocean! Comparable Oceanfront 6 bedroom homes are $10,000+/week in peak season. Our house is 50% less plus sleeps the same amount of people! Don't wait if you have a week in mind - they will be rented soon. Email now before the week you want is gone! Calendar is up to date!
Get your week reserved NOW while you are thinking about it! Prices are listed in rate section. You will have all your vacation plans completed with no more worries.
Fall is our favorite time to visit outer banks since the ocean water is still very WARM! Weeks are still open but they fill up. Don't wait!
Bring your whole family (including the dog!) to this six bedroom (FOUR masters with bathrooms) rental home. Relax in the swimming pool with attached baby pool (see picture below) plus hot tub.
NOTE: PLEASE SEE 40+ PICTURES OF 'FAMILIES ARE FOREVER' VIA LINK TO MORE INFORMATION BELOW!
Ocean and Sound views only two empty lots back (see view below) from Atlantic Ocean with easy beach access via boardwalk. Enjoy large hot tub, multiple porch swings including a baby swing and new family hammock. Decks also have Built-to-Last deck furniture including dolphin watch height chairs.
Plenty of space in driveway to park your boat or extra vehicles.
Enjoy the sunrise in a porch swing or eat breakfast on the top floor oceanview covered porch.
TVs in every bedroom (8 Total TV's), multiple DVDs and VCRs. Six of the TV's are high definition! Clean fish at a lighted fish cleaning table. Convenient outside stairway can access to all floors. First floor game room has foosball table along with kitchenette, full size refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave.
Lockable outside storage contains bicycles, boogie boards and beach chairs ready and waiting for you! A rec room TV has internet access, bring your Netflix or Amazon password for movies! Home has High Speed Wireless Internet! Come on down, relax and swim in the warm Hatteras waves!
Not sure? You NEED a FAMILY vacation! The children will NEVER forget it! Off season is the BEST DEAL!
* #1 Family Beach Vacation - US News and World Report (2010-2015)
* Top 10 Best USA Beach - Dr. Beach (2008-2015) and Saturday Evening Post (2015)
* 10 Best Island Escapes You Can Drive To - USA Today (2015)
* Come climb the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse only ten miles away
* Come surf fish or use world-famous Hatteras Marinas - two miles away (off-shore/in-shore fishing)
* Come swim in warm Atlantic Ocean - 300 feet away (Hatteras is closest area to warm Gulfstream waters)
* Come drive on the beach to an isolated area and fish, relax or collect seashells!
* Come see Wright Brothers Memorial in Kitty Hawk
* Come visit Graveyard of Atlantic Museum in Hatteras - 2 miles away
* Come climb highest sand dune on east coast - Jockey's Ridge State Park
* Come ride free ferry to Ocracoke Island for day visit - #3 best beach in USA according to USA Today
* Or just RELAX on the beach and read a book or do NOTHING
Bedrooms: six bedrooms (four have private bath) plus a game room with futon
Baths: five full plus one half bath
Bedroom one: queen with private bath, very top third floor
Bedroom two: queen with private bath, second floor
Bedroom three: two twins, second floor (hallway bath)
Bedroom four: queen over a queen bunk plus a twin XL over a twin XL bunk, second floor floor (hallway bath)
Bedroom five: queen with private bath, first floor
Bedroom six: queen with private bath, first floor
Plus, full futon sleep sofa in game room, first floor
No Smoking, Please.
Keywords: Rental home with private swimming pool, oceanview, Hatteras, family friendly, soundview, hot tub
This is our family of 6 plus our dog a few years ago. We love Hatteras and enjoy swimming and walking on the beach. There is a shipwreck (from 1890's) that is still visible in the surf about 400 yards south from our beach location - an easy walk. Hatteras has post office, library, grocery, famous marina and restaurants within a mile. Fall is a great time to visit since prices are lower and weather is still great plus the water is warm!
Midgett Realty purchased this house in 2001
After our first visit, we were hooked! Great family atmosphere! See over 40 pictures of Families are Forever via 'Link to More Information on this page'!
Rental is one of the only oceanview 6 bedroom homes with FOUR master bedrooms in Hatteras - so you and your children can each have their own bedroom and bathroom. Works great for 2, 3 or more families to share since there are four master bedrooms. You also get BEST VALUE for your money since home is OCEANVIEW - you don't pay OCEANFRONT prices but still have large home with plenty of room.
I enjoyed a week of vacation with my family this past Summer (2015). Staying at Families are Forever was wonderful. The house is very clean and has lots of amenities. TV's in every room, internet, beautiful view from the top-deck. It is well priced and affordable - can't beat it. Beach is right across the street. Enjoyed breakfast and lunch on the patio on the top deck. There are 2 outdoor showers which are great for after coming back from a day at the beach. Star-gazing at night from the deck chairs was fun. It is pet-friendly which was perfect for our small dogs. We are already planning to return to Families are Forever next year.
We had our family reunion at Families are Forever and absolutely loved our stay here. Everything from boogie boards to beach chairs to lots of deck seating to enjoy the breeze made our time there enjoyable! Families are Forever is well equipped with basic kitchen items and even spices to use - that was really helpful when cooking! The rooms are beautifully decorated. The hammock on the first floor and the chair hammock on the second floor are also nice in the evening. The hot tub and pool are great for the kids or the teens. We especially appreciated the outside stairs going from the ground to the top floor. The porch off of the kitchen was perfect for morning breakfasts to watch the sunrise. It takes about 3.5 minutes to walk to the beach - a boardwalk is far from the end of the driveway. We have actually visited a couple of times -- in November and in June - and both seasons are unique for a trip to Hatteras. The water in June is perfectly refreshing! We also enjoyed our time in November - good weather and still beautiful sunrises and sunsets on the sound. You can see the sound and the ocean from the top deck of Families are Forever! We will surely stay at Families are Forever again! Thank you so much for a beautiful home and wonderful vacation!
We had an amazing week at Families are Forever! The house was comfortable, clean, updated and simply beautiful! The location is perfect as you are across the street from the beautiful and spacious beach. We enjoyed the hot tub, and the various places on the decks to find some quiet places to read and relax. It was a little chilly for the pool, but we have used the pool on previous visits with our children and it is in great condition and a great size. The picnic table on the top deck was our favorite lunch spot everyday as you could view the ocean from the deck. We have stayed at Families are Forever several times with our family over the past several years and will continue to return to this home that is a bit of heaven on earth. We would highly recommend this home to any family looking for a great place to get away. The beach in Hatteras is wonderful, and you are close to the enchanting Okracoke island where you can bike, eat and shop. Hatteras and Families are Forever hold a very special place in our hearts.
It took only minutes to feel at home in this lovely house. The roomy layout allowed everyone to enjoy being together in comfort. Some of our children and grandchildren were with us. I was surprised to find everything we needed to prepare many of our meals and eat around the table. We relaxed in the hot tub. One of the hallways was a perfect location for my Grammie Games. A favorite spot was sitting on the deck watching the sun rise and reading to the sound of the crashing waves. The short distance to dig our shade umbrella in the sand and set up our chairs also allowed our smaller children to make needed trips back to the house on occasion. This little village was so peaceful. Several local spots added to making memories. We enjoyed nearby unique restaurants, Dinky's, Sonny's, and of course, great ice cream snacks. Looking throughout this home, the attention to detail assures you the owners care about your successful stay.
The entire group - three couples - with somewhat divers interests had a wonderful time. From just walking on the beach at sunrise, to cruising the Okracoke gift shops and restaurants, it was all great fun. Reading was an additional passtime that several of us thoroughly enjoyed - something that can be done in any location, but on a sun-drenched deck overlooking the ocean with all of the sounds, made it all the more enjoyable.
Fishing (ocean or sound - see daily catch at 4pm on docks 1 mile away), Graveyard of Atlantic Museum, Collect Shells on the Beach, Hatteras is closest to Gulf Stream, World-famous Hatteras Marina one mile away, Ferry to Ocracoke one mile away, Beautiful Beach