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NEW OCEAN FRONT HOME - private POOL, SPA, Pet friendly, Must have 4WD

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Must have 4WD vehicle to access home.

Brand new beautiful 4 master bedrooms, den, living room, dining room and all with smart TV's. A true ocean front home in Carova with a private walkway to the beach. Hardwood floors in LR, DR, top MSTR BDRM and carpet in remaining 3 master bedrooms. All bathrooms have ceramic tile. The only home in Carova with gas cooktop in kitchen and gas grill on deck outside kitchen. Fireplace is available Oct to April. Decks surround house for full sun exposure. Wireless internet, outdoor speakers, hot tub, and pool make this house a home.

Tim Burress
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Tim Burress

I grew up in Chatham, NJ and spent my summers on Long Beach Island in Harvey Cedars. I have lived in Boston, NY, and now Richmond, VA with my two fantastic girls Ava and Grace and our dog Finney.

Tim Burress purchased this house in 2003

Why Tim Burress chose Outer Banks

Running on Faith has been much more than just a house. It has been a blessing, a place of fond memories, and of great joy from all that have shared our home. When a fire took our beloved home last year we were devastated and over joyed that no one was hurt. Oddly the guests that were there had decided to leave early and we were delayed in our arrival on the eve of the fire. Running on Faith has blessed all that have entered her door. We are thrilled to rebuild her and share our home once again.

What makes this house unique

For nearly 12 years many guests have shared what they love about our home and perhaps it is best expressed by one note I received several years ago that simply said 'Your home is so easy and comforting we just love returning each year' It truly makes me feel grateful to share our home with all of you.


Corolla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:30 AM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Heating
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • master bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    master bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    master bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , double sinks and walk-in shower
    master bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , double sinks and walk-in shower
    hallway half bath - toilet
  • .
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2 sets of Bunk bed (4 beds)
    master bedroom 1 - 1 king , top floor
    master bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    master bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • Master bedroom on top floor has hard floors, all other bedrooms have carpet
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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NEW OCEAN FRONT HOME - private POOL, SPA, Pet friendly, Must have 4WD
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 45 reviews
Mechanicsburg, PA

Best Vacation Ever!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful! All amenities are high quality and like new. Beds were very comfortable. Spacious kitchen with plenty of storage. Beautiful wood flooring. Easy access to the beach. Almost daily visits by the wild horses. We'd never experienced driving on the beach before and loved the ability to load up all of our things and drive right to our "spot". We were happy to learn that ice is available at the local firehouse ($3/bag, typically 3 bag max per family per day). I can honestly say that I cannot think of anything negative to say. The owner was great, the house was great and the whole experience was the best in all of the 10+ years we've been vacationing in the area. It was so hard to leave.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great vacation at a beautiful place. We never received the welcome email due to a spam filter issue so we're a little surprised about some things we needed to bring, like toilet paper and beach towels. If we'd known ahead it would have saved us a two hour trip to town to restock. Not the owners fault. The only real complaint was that we were responsible for making all the beds once we got there. After a 20 hour travel day the last thing I wanted to do was spend over an hour making 7 beds. We rent our ski condo in Colorado and would never have imagined asking our guests to make their own beds on arrival. But after some arrival frustrations, we had a truly spectacular vacation. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing beach vacation in a beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Great vacation. Running on Faith is a beautifully updated home right on the beach that accommodated 3 families perfectly. All the "grownups" had their own room and full bathroom which was awesome. Kids share the bunk room and loved it. We were right on the beach which made it easy to go back and forth whenever we wanted. The pool was also nice to take a quick dip in or float around for a bit. Views were amazing from the main living floor and loved sitting on all levels of the deck. One of the best things was dinning table. With such a big group it was to have a family dinner every night where we could all sit together. Tim was awesome. He called the 2nd day to make sure everything was okay and we were happy with the house. Thank you Tim and family for opening your home.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great Guests! I love to hear from each guest and feel honored that you all would take the time to write a review. We look forward to seeing you all again. Enjoy the summer of 2017. Tim
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  • 5 of 5

My extended family met at Carova beach for a week and booked this house a year in advance! The house is beautiful and has everything you could possibly need in the kitchen! Absolutely will return again!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Bradley Gang. Thank you for your review. You are very kind. I loved having you all at our home and look forward to your return. Cheers Tim
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Greeneville, TN

A piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

This property was exactly what we were looking for. Quiet peaceful great beach access we loved it. The owner Tim was a great help with any questions that we had. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone looking for a restful vacation. Hope we get to visit it again real soon. Thanks Tim for sharing this beautiful property with us.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, it is true I do have the best guests in the world. Everyone who stays is treated like family. It's just the way we do it. As always we hope to see you all soon. Tim
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  • 5 of 5

Tim, thank you again for another year of a beautiful vacation. Your home is perfect and we look forward to our time there. Thanks again for everything!

Jean Knappik

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jean, it is a pleasure to share our home with you and your family. Enjoy the summer and hope to see you again soon. Tim
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Newport News
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Fin and Claw
Nearest Restaurant
11 Miles
Mustang Sally
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Corolla House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jun 4 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 16 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall 2017
Sep 17 2017 - Sep 23 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Sep 24 2017 - Oct 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Oct 2 2017 - Dec 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 1-7
Apr 1 2018 - Apr 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
Apr 15 - May 12
Apr 15 2018 - May 12 2018
7 night minimum stay
May 13 -19
May 13 2018 - May 19 2018
7 night minimum stay
May 4th week 2018
May 20 2018 - May 26 2018
7 night minimum stay
May 27-Jun 3
May 27 2018 - Jun 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 3 2018 - Sep 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
September 2018
Sep 2 2018 - Sep 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 12.75%

-- Tax rate applies to North Carolina sales tax of 7.0% and Currituck County tax of 6.75% (Total 13.75%).
-- Property should be left in condition it was found and broom swept clean.
-- Rental period is Sunday to Sunday In by 4pm and out by 10am the following Sunday.
-- There is NO charge for a pet
-- There are NO other additional charges except tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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