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Smooth Sailing
Very good
26 reviews
Smooth Sailing
Kitchen
Dining Room
Living Room
Living Room
Master Bedroom
Bedroom 2
Deck
High Tide
Storm Day At the Beach
Low Tide
Sunrise
Wild Horses
View from Deck
Horses
View from the Kitchen
Location to Turn off the Beach
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Corolla, Outer Banks, North Carolina
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lmt18
Lake Placid, New York
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2014 for a stay in April 2014
3
people found this review helpful

We had a great time at this beach house. The weather was very cold, but the house had plenty to entertain young children! The only problem with this area is the outer beach if you are traveling with young children .Cars speed up and down the beach all day long. There is a private beach down the road, but it...

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Management response:

The beach road and ebb and flow of the tide is part of Outer Banks living, whether one is here for a week or for a lifetime! Those living or vacationing in the 4x4 beaches of Corolla are perhaps the most tide-dependent on the Outer Banks. For them the sand is the thoroughfare. People drive on the beach in 2...

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Camilla M
Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, United States
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

The house was located in a great area of the beach. It had beautiful views of sand dunes, sun sets, and wild horses. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook meals daily for our family. It is just a very short walk to the beach. The beds were very comfortable and the house was clean upon check in. The...

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We took out the old washer The new washer was defective and had to be returned to the store. The replacement works fine.

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JLGSP
Falls Church, Virginia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014
3
people found this review helpful

First, the home is beautiful, and nicely appointed, at least for the things that are there and working. We had three "instant problems" on getting there. First is the area itself, not the house's fault, but you should know it. It's in the "4WD" area. We have a wonderful 4WD wagon, but one needs a vehicle that is not only...

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Management response:

I hope my returning and future guests are able to communicate freely with me. I am always available by text, email or phone if you have any questions or concerns. I truly wish folks have a good experience on the Outer Banks. In order for that to happen you need a 4X4, not an AWD on the 4 wheel drive...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 4 nights
£94
US$125
£113
US$150
£602
US$800
14 Oct 2017 -
17 Nov 2017
Mid Season
7 nights -- --
£753
US$1,000
18 Nov 2017 -
24 Nov 2017
Thanksgiving
7 nights -- --
£753
US$1,000
25 Nov 2017 -
16 Feb 2018
Off Season
7 nights -- --
£602
US$800
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Cleaning Fee: £34 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
There is a $100.00 pet fee if there is a dog. I accept checks and credit cards. If payment is made by Flipkey online payment there is an 18% processing fee. There is a 7.5% tax. All other fees are included in the advertised rate. A 7 day minimum stay applies during Mid/Peak Season and there are no partial week seasonal rates. Turnovers are Saturday to Saturday. All rates would be for a full week. You may be able to book partial weeks in the off season. Please call for availability.
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About the neighbourhood
The house is on the 4 wheel drive beach known locally as Carova. You will need a 4 wheel drive vehicle. If you are coming from the north take Hwy 158 and cross the bridge at Southern Shores. Then take Hwy 12 to the North Beaches. If you are coming from the south take Hwy 95 and then take Hwy 64 East and cross the bridge at Nags Head. Then take Hwy 12 North to Southern Shores. Stay on Hwy 12 for 19 miles to Corolla. Make sure you stop somewhere to take the air out of your tires before . You will access the beach at the Northern end of NC 12 where the paved road ends. Turn left and continue driving off-road for about 2.5 miles. Look for the green 15.5 mile post. There will be a group of houses with one house that stands out because it is right on the beach. You can not miss it because you wi... more
Getting around
Expect traffic delays on Hwy 12 on the weekends. The paved road ends in Corolla. Then you would be driving 2 1/2 miles on the beach to the house. The speed limit on the beach 15 mph. It is strictly enforced. The last grocery store before you hit the beach is a Food Lion in Corolla. The best time to drive on the beach is during low tide. A 4 wheel drive vehicle is required. Jeep rentals from Enterprise in KItty Hawk are very epensive. There is a cab company that comes out to the 4X4 beach: Corolla Cab Company.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Norfolk International: 158.0 km
When you reserve I will send detailed driving directions and a photo with the location of the ramp marked in yellow. Also you will receive links to tide charts, videos of how to drive on sand and links to find local area shops, activities, restaurants, and discount coupons. You will need to let about 1/2 the air out of your tires. There are pumps to fill your tires next to the twiddy office in Corolla. You can also purchase some inexpensive portable pumps that plug into a car cigarette lighter.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
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