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Magnificent Semi-Oceanfront 8 Bedroom with Unobstructed Ocean Views

Bedrooms 8
Half Baths1
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

8 bedrooms, 8 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom

Come relax and unwind at 'The Southern Half'. This gorgeous beach house has unobstructed ocean views. Enjoy the natural beauty of the pristine beaches and wild horses roaming freely. Treat your family to a getaway with many amenities at this beach retreat. This beautifully appointed home has a custom-designed kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Relax in the pool or hot tub. The game room and theater room will provide hours of entertainment. Look for wild horses and gaze at the ocean from the decks, or just melt into the tranquil setting. Accessible by 4WD only but only 3.0 miles up the beach.

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We really liked the home. There was plenty of room for all of us!
Aug 2012
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Norfolk, VA
Car: necessary

Located in Corolla, which is very well-known for its wide, sandy, clean beaches. Just a short drive to the Currituck Club Golf Course, the Currituck Lighthouse, a movie theater, ample shopping at unique boutique and beach specialty shops. Corolla also offers vacationers the historic Whalehead Club and the Wildlife Nature Center which is open daily for tours. There are a variety of restaurants nearby. Located at the northern most end of the Outer Banks, Corolla is private and secluded and offers guests uncrowded, pristine beaches and is truly a family vacation destination. The Southern Half is located in Swan Beach which is 3 miles into the 4x4 beaches just north of Corolla.


Corolla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 9 - toilet
    Outdoor - outdoor shower
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Level 3
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Level 3
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Level 2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Level 2
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Level 2
    Bedroom 6 - 4 twin/ single , Level 2
    Bedroom 7 - 2 twin/ single , Level 1
    Bedroom 8 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Level 1
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 4 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • In Ground Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
Pool available April 27-October 12, 2013 and April 26--October 11, 2014.


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Magnificent Semi-Oceanfront 8 Bedroom with Unobstructed Ocean Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

The Southern Half, a wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was in mid-October 2013, consisting of Family and Friends (9 adults and 2 children). There was plenty of room for everyone, plus more!

The view was incredible, whether inside the house or outside on the nice, roomy decks. We saw wild horses daily and didn’t even have to sign up for a "wild horse" tour to see them! The weather during this time was a little cool, but nothing a sweatshirt couldn’t fix. Each day was sunny and we basically had the entire beach to ourselves.

We had several ‘favorites’ concerning the house itself, but I think watching scary movies in the theater room was far and away the number one attraction! The kitchen/bar area was wonderful and spacious as we could all gather round, prepare food, and swap stories. The dining room area had plenty of room for all of us and was a great place to enjoy dinner, play games, build puzzles, etc. We also enjoyed playing pool downstairs.

We all loved the 4-wheel beach driving experience, walking the beach daily, collecting beautiful shells (including finding our first intact "sand dollar") and the spectacular sunsets.

It was a great pleasure to have stayed in your home for a week; we wish it had been longer. We made great memories, had an excellent time, and would love to come back and visit again.

Thanks for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great House!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful! In excellent condition. Plenty of space for our group which was about 15. It could have held even more for sure. The kids loved the pool so much they didnt want to go to the beach. Its in a great location! Not far up the beach so hopping into town if needed is easy and quick. Horses all over the place right by the house just about every day which we couldnt get enough of. Overall just a great house in a great location.....we cant wait to go back already!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review. We are so glad your family had a wonderful time. We look forward to having you back again next year!
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  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful house! The house was so clean when we arrived it was as though we were the very first guests! The house can accommodate a lot of people but the floorplan is so well thought out that every room is very private. We had such a relaxing time: the theater room is fantastic, bedrooms are very comfortable, kitchen is well-equipped - complete with a wine cooling fridge – and the hot tub is HOT and bubbly! We saw wild horses and dolphins every day, about 50 different species of birds, a fox came to visit one evening, and we didn't see any other neighbors. We had such a good time, we reserved another week!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2012
  • Stayed: February 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Erin, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at The Southern Half. We are delighted you will be returning!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Booking fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Rental fees include linens, pool/hot tub fees and cleaning. Payment terms: 50% of rent is due with lease signing. The remaining 50% is due 30 days prior to arrival. We accept check or credit cards. No additional fees for credit card payments.

50% payment is due with lease signing. Remaining 50% due 30 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.