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5% Off: Oceanfront views at semi rates; 40' Pool w/waterslide;Spa;2 Whirlpools

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths2
Space 3,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5.5 Baths (Sleeps 16-18)

Custom-designed and beautifully decorated, this semi-oceanfront, 6 bedroom home offers unobstructed ocean views over the community's oceanfront pool without incurring the cost of an oceanfront property. As an added bonus, the 3rd and 4th level decks provide fantastic views of the Currituck Lighthouse and sunsets over the 960 acre National Estuarine Reserve and Currituck Sound.

Play in the large private pool with mini-waterslide and rock waterfall, relax in the hot tub overlooking the ocean, or watch the shooting stars from the skydeck of your own ''Castle in the Air''!

Access to the beach is a short walk across the quiet community road to the commercial boardwalk alongside the oceanfront pool and over the protective dunes--less than 200 feet. If your group absolutely must be on the oceanfront or needs a second vacation property, please see our larger property, Castle by the Sea (#393567)..

**Additional Details Located at the Bottom of This Page**

Ground Level: This level offers a Game Room with full-size slate pool table, a mirrored Workout Room with exercise machine; Laundry Room with washer, dryer, ironing board, and iron; Recreation Room with Queen sleep sofa and entertainment center, 32'' LED HDTV and DVD player; and Half Bath across from the Entrance Foyer.

Accessible from both the ground and first floors, the 40' concrete pool nestled in the backyard next to the National Estuarine Sanctuary features a mini-waterslide, rock waterfall and tiled aquatic images in the bottom of the pool. For your convenience, there is an adjoining Outdoor Shower with Changing Cabana. The children in your party will find this level provides the vacation of which they were dreaming: splashing in the pool, sliding on the mini-waterslide; playing pool in the Game Room; watching their favorite show on their own TV; and playing their latest video game in the Recreation Room. This level also satisfies the dream of parents--a safe area for kids to be kids without disturbing the adults in your party.

Mid Level: The Entry Foyer with large closet opens to two hallways that serve the 3 Master Bedroom Suites and two additional Bedrooms on this floor. The North Master Bedroom Suite is furnished with a Queen Bed, Ceiling Fan, Closet, 24'' HDTV/DVD combo, Clock Radio and sliding glass doors to the Oceanfront deck with two person swing and access to the pool area; it offers direct access to a bath with shower, toilet and sink.

The Center Master Bedroom Suite is furnished with a King Bed, Built-in desk, Ceiling Fan, Closet, Clock Radio, Entertainment Center with 32'' HDTV, DVD player, and oversized sliding glass doors to the Oceanfront deck with access to the pool area; it offers a Private Bath with 2 person whirlpool tub, shower, toilet, double vanity and toiletries closet.

The South Master Bedroom Suite is furnished with a Queen Bed, Ceiling Fan, Closet, 24'' HDTV/DVD combo, Clock Radio and sliding glass doors to the Oceanfront deck with private seating and access to the pool area; it offers direct access to a bath with shower, toilet and sink.

Top Level: The top level features a raised Great Room with wonderful ocean views through its window wall, built-in window seating, wood fireplace, and an entertainment wall with a 55'' LED HDTV, DVD player, CD/MP3 player, and 5.1 Surround Sound System with iPod/Aux connection.

The Master Bedroom on this level offers a Queen bed, Entertainment Center with 24'' HDTV/DVD combo, desk/vanity, Walk-in closet and a Private Bath with 2 person whirlpool tub, double vanity, and toilet. Glass doors provide access to the oceanfront deck with the covered therapeutic spa and great ocean views. Climb two flights of stairs around the back of the house to the skydeck for unforgettable panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Currituck Lighthouse, National Estuarine Sanctuary, Currituck Sound and 4-wheel drive area roamed by the famous wild horses of Corolla.

Designed for the serious Chef in your party, the Kitchen has excellent views of the ocean and a center island with seating for 6 to encourage conversation during meal preparation. The Kitchen is equipped with a full-size oven with ceramic top, large side-by-side refrigerator with through-the-door ice/water dispenser, microwave oven and Wet Bar with wine glass holder and mini-fridge. There is also a convenient half-bath located next to the Kitchen.

Featuring a custom dining table for twelve, the separate Dining Room has sliding glass doors that open onto the oceanfront deck. On the deck is a Screened Gazebo where up to 6 people can enjoy meals and beautiful ocean views while being sheltered from the hot afternoon sun or soaking rain.

Accessed through an arched opening from the Dining Room, the separate Sun Room with wall to wall glass has sliding glass doors that open to the deck overlooking the pool and the National Estuarine Sanctuary. The Sun Room will be a favorite for those in your party whose dream of the perfect vacation includes reading the eagerly anticipated new book while being serenaded by the many birds that frequent the back yard and the National Estuarine Sanctuary.

In the evening, the Sun Room will be appreciated by those in your party who look forward to long card games with friends and family late into the night in a private room where they will disturb no one because others are watching their favorite shows on the Big-screen TV in the Great Room, playing video games in the Recreation Room, enjoying a game of pool in the Game Room, relaxing in the two person whirlpool tubs or admiring the beauty of the stars and the Currituck Lighthouse from the decks on the third and fourth levels.

Extras: Private pool (20’ X 40’)--available 5/6 to 10/14/2012 (heated upon request with additional charge), hot tub, wifi internet, fireplace, 6 hdtvs, 2 vcrs, 6 dvd players, stereo receiver w/ 5.1 surround sound, mini-fridge, 2 whirlpools, high chair, 2 port-a-cribs, movies, games, books, pool table, exercise machine, swing, fish cleaning table. No smoking. No pets.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
February 28, 2018

About Bill

Our four children and Father-in-Law (who lives with us) all enjoy the many faces of the ocean--from calm blue waves lapping on the wide beach to churning whitecaps generated by storms at sea.

Bill purchased this house in 1993

Why Bill chose Corolla

After vacationing on the beaches of New Jersey as children, we enjoyed our first family reunions on the beaches of Delaware and Virginia. We then moved our reunions farther south to the clean, family-friendly beaches of North Carolina.

We rented houses on the Outer Banks for many years. From each of those houses, we made mental notes of features that worked well for the three generations attending our family renunions.

When we desigend 'Castle in the Air', we incorporated the best features from each of the houses at which we had statyed over the years: Pool, Game Room and Recreation Room for the children to have their private space; Hot Tub, Whirlpools for two and televisions in all four Master Suites for the adults; Sun room and private deck for those whose idea of a great vaction is reading the book they have wanted to read for months.

We paid particular attention to providing views of the ocean from almost every room, but especially from the common areas--Kitchen, Living Room, Dining Room.

This house is truly our 'Castle in the Air'.

What makes this house unique

Spectacular panoramic views of historic Corolla Lighthouse, Ocean, Sound, National Park and undeveloped Northern Outer Banks from 4th floor deck. 1 minute walk to beach. Choice of 3 pools in which to swim each day as well as playground, basketball court, tennis courts, bike paths, walking trails.


Corolla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Top Floor Master Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Private Bath w/ 2 Person Whirlpool; Double Vanity
    Middle Floor North Bathroom - toilet , shower , Shared Bath
    Middle Floor South Bathroom - toilet , shower , Shared Bath
    Middle Floor Center Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Private Bath w/ 2 Person Whirlpool; Double Vanity
    Top Floor Half Bath - toilet
    Ground Floor Half Bath - toilet
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Outdoor Sink
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Top Floor Master Suite - 1 queen
    North Master Suite - 1 queen
    Center Master Suite - 1 king
    South Master Suite - 1 queen
    Northwest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Southwest Bedroom - 4 twin/ single , 2 sets of bunkbeds
    Ground Floor - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Raised Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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5% Off: Oceanfront views at semi rates; 40' Pool w/waterslide;Spa;2 Whirlpools
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 11 reviews

close to the beach

  • 4 of 5

House was nice. Very close to the beach. Plenty of room for large family reunion. the only negative is a basic necessity. I have stayed at several vacation homes, averaging 3 -4 each year for weekends or longer over the last few years. This is the first place where I stayed that I had to supply my own toilet paper. With the closest store being several miles away, and the way the roads are set up, it turned into a couple of hours, just to buy some. Owners response: "this isn't a hotel."

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maple Shade, NJ

Location, Location, Location!!!

  • 4 of 5

Close to beach, quiet Ocean Hills community. Pool fantastic! Especially the slide! Layout of rooms GREAT! Maybe not enough chairs in dining room. Beds comfortable. No usable beach equipment or bicycles. Clean. Wrap around decks especially nice for beach, firework, and sunset viewing. Adequate parking. Nice kitchen with plenty of dishes and cooking pots. Only major complaint was the delayed cleaning of the property on the 1st day (but the owner was able to send the company a message) (Cleaning was not completed until 7PM!#$%&!!) (Luckily we were able to use the pool prior to completion of the cleaning). Considering returning next year. Thanks Castle in the Air for a wonderful family vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Walking distance to the ocean and community pool/beach club. Very close to the 4 wheel drive only beach - great place for walking, looking for shells and watching the wild horses. Convenient to everything we needed. Plenty of room for large family gatherings, great private pool. Owner was very responsive and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Large House for Extended Family

  • 5 of 5

Great house for families with multi-age children- beach access is literally across quiet street, along with snack bar & community pool

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!!!

  • 4 of 5

We are a group of 14 kayakers from NYC. We had a couple of minor plumbing issues early but Bill the owner was on it in a New York minute. Everyone loved the house and the surrounding area. We would definately stay here again.

Tony Pignatello

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful family vacation home & gorgeous views!

  • 5 of 5

My entire family had a wonderful time in this lovely home. We couldn't ask for more. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
98 Miles
Norfolk International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Sundogs Raw Bar and Grill
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Currituck Ferry Operators -- Knotts Island
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
The Currituck Club (18 Hole Course)
Nearest Train
90 Miles
Amtrak - Virginia Beach, VA - Bus Stop (VAB)
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Route 12 (NC-12)
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Pasquale Pizza: Medium Walk; Short Bike Ride
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Corolla Light Watersports
Nearest Beach
100 Yards in front of house.
Car: necessary

This beautiful semi-oceanfront home with excellent views of the ocean, sound and lighthouse is located in the Villages at Ocean Hill which offers the following community amenities in addition to those offered at the house: Oceanfront Pool, Tennis Courts, Exercise Facility, Lakefront Pool, Walking Trails, and Bicycle Paths.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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