3 Bedroom, 2 Bath cottage, clean and well maintained - 5 star property
About David Wilkinson
We purchased the home in January 2005 and performed a major renovation as a labor of love over then next 5 months. Drove 6 hours almost every weekend with our 3 young children (10, 6 and 4 at the time) who helped clean, paint and turn this property into a cozy home. We replaced all the windows and doors, installed wood floors in living areas, new carpet in the BR's, added a large deck and created a new main entrance with french doors, installed a pool and gazebo. We also updated the electric system and installed ceiling fans, freshened up the kitchen cabinets, refinished walls and ceilings, repainted the entire house inside and out, and bought all new furniture. The result is a bright and fresh home with lots of light and artistic decor that will make you feel right at home.
David Wilkinson purchased this Cottage in 2005
Why David Wilkinson chose Salvo
You'll feel at home. Note - every review we've received is a 5! We treat the property like it's our primary home even though we only get to enjoy it a few weeks each year. We're meticulous about maintenance, cleanliness, landscaping and keeping the décor bright, comfortable and inviting. Our home is 1,500 SF, most 3 BR's are 1,000 to 1,200 SF. We have a large grass yard with room for kids (and adults) to play .
What makes this Cottage unique
One of the few mid size houses on Hatteras Island with a private pool and hot tub. Also has a large grass yard which is uncommon in the OBX. The yard and pool are very private which is also not common in the OBX.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Minimum age of primary renter:25
Max guests:6 (sleeps up to 5 adults)
Cancellation policy, as described in the rental agreement, supersedes the VRBO cancellation policy.
Hot tub is available before May 1 and after Oct 1 with a cleaning fee of $75 paid in advance
Linens provided with a 7 night or longer rental. Linens available for shorter rental with a separate pass-through charge
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Perfect beach rental
David was great to work with. House was exactly as depicted in the photos. It was clean & cozy!
Rental process (phone call for contract info and then printing and signing the contract) was longer than most others I’ve rented from on here. But it was nice talking to David on the phone and he gave recommendations for local restaurants/things to do.
Check-in process was easy peasy! All the details put into the property guide available online after securing the rental were fabulous! Knew exactly where everything would be located prior to arrival.
Pool and hot tub were a great selling point for me when deciding on a rental. This rental is within walking distance to the beach. Chairs and beach cart were provided and totally handy!
Overall, if looking for just a relaxing beach vacation without wanting to explore the area (because everything was a drive), I would totally stay here again!
Short wonderful stay
Vacation was shorted upon the arrival of Hurricane Dorian -- but the time spent at this location was wonderful.
I'm glad you enjoyed your abbreviated stay. We were lucky - Dorian did minor shingle damage to the roof which was quickly repaired and we had no flooding. Evacuating the island was a smart move - even though in hindsight the impacts to Salvo were minor.
Perfect beach get away
House was perfect for our family. Pool, hot tub, closeness to beach made everyone happy. House was so comfortable and location quiet. Daughters could walk to surf shop for morning Açaí bowls and in the evenings to ice cream shop. Close to shops and several good restaurants.
Thanks for the review Meg. I'm glad you and your family had a nice time and hope you'll consider returning in the future.
House is warm and inviting. Location is great. Pool was perfect!
Experience renting was easy.
Perfect Vacation House
This was the perfect vacation house for our family, and our first time staying in Salvo. We have always stayed in the Nags Head/Kitty Hawk area, but enjoyed staying south this year - relaxing, quiet, ocean was great, the house was exactly as shown - it made our vacation special !! Thank you !!
Thank you for the kind review Debbie. I hope you'll consider staying at Sunny Side Up for any future OBX vacations.
We really enjoyed our stay! The kids enjoyed all the books that were there for them to read. Being so close to the beach was nice and the pool was amazing! Very quiet area and would recommend it to anyone!
Thanks for the review Christine - I'm glad you and your family enjoyed your stay and hope you'll come visit again!
Family oriented beach village. Wide beach with great waves less then a 500 yards walk from our front porch down a local street with little to no traffic. Lots of ocean related activities very close by including one of the premier kite boarding/surf shops in the world, deep sea fishing, surf fishing, great seafood restaurants, local bars and boutique shopping.