Great vacation memories are made at "Duck by the Sea"! Perched high on Carolina Dunes, you'll enjoy spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Currituck Sound to the west. The cottage is situated at one of the highest elevations in Duck and offers water views from nearly every window! It's the perfect location for enjoying all the Duck area has to offer. If sun and surf are what you crave, a short 3 minute walk leads you to the beach 375 yards away. You'll also have quick access to the Duck Trail, a paved path where you can walk, jog, bike or skate you way to the village of Duck (just a mile to the South) with it's many shops and restaurants. For a water adventure, sailing, windsurfing and parasailing are all nearby.
"Duck by the Sea" is ideal for accomodating your extended family or friends. All five bedrooms open to private decks, providing everyone with a place to retreat and enjoy the salt air and water views. You'll gather for seafood feasts and board game tournaments in the upper-level great room, with its cathedral ceilings and incredible panoramic view of the sound.
There's also a glassed in sunroom, the perfect spot for curling up with a good book. Enjoy the video and paperback libraries, or try your hand at a puzzle. There is speaker hook up for MP3 player. You'll even find children's videos and books.There are 2 refrigerators for plenty of space for your food and extra drinks. Wrapping around three sides of the house, the upper-level deck is the place to enjoy the magnificient view with your morning coffee, sunbathe on a lounge chair or enjoy a glass of wine while experiencing a stunning Outer Banks sunset. Other extras include a hair dryer for the ladies and a baby gate for the little ones safety. In case you need to store something there is also an exterior storage closet for your convenience. Free Long Distance Service.
Thank you for considering "Duck by the Sea".
* Standard Amenities
* Pets Allowed
* Non Smoking
* Sheets Provided
* Sunday Turnover
* High Speed Internet Access
* Indoor Amenities:
* 2 Refrigerators
* Ice Maker
* Free Long Distance
* Hair Dryers
* Stairs are not Carpeted
* Baby Gate
* Entertainment Amenities:
* Cable TV
* Speaker Hook up for MP3 Player
* Blu-Ray Player
* Game Table
* Books / Games
* Video Game Console - PS2
* Outdoor Amenities:
* Covered Deck
* Deck Furniture
* Charcoal Grill
* Fish Cleaning Table
* Outdoor Shower
* Community Boardwalk to Beach
* Beach Cart
* Exterior Storage Closet
* Additional Amenities:
* Welcome Bag
* 275 Yards to Beach
Additional amenities include: games, stairs are not carpeted, outdoor shower, sunday turnover, highchair, oceanside, entertainment amenities:, beach cart, puzzles, community boardwalk to beach, exterior storage closet, baby gate, 275 yards to beach, ice maker, books / games, additional amenities:, pack-n-play, indoor amenities:, fish cleaning table, outdoor amenities:, standard amenities, speaker hook up for mp3 player, sunroom, welcome bag, video game console - ps2, hair dryers....Read more
Left on 09/17/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 17, 2013Stayed Aug 2013
Very spacious & clean house! This was our first trip to Duck, and this house was fantastic. Close enough to ocean. Great views. The supply closet was filled with all beach equipment...chairs, toys, beach cart. Kitchen was well stocked and very easy to cook in.
Only drawbacks: tiny ants in kitchen. Learned it happened in many homes this summer. House was treated 4 times. I guess it can't be helped at times. Also, I wish the cleaning crew would've cleaned the spider webs off the deck rails and chairs/benches. Those spiders were creepy!
Owners were very nice! He let me know the dishwasher wasn't working prior to our arrival, and gave us a few options. He was extremely nice and accommodating. Also, I left behind an item and he shipped it to me at no charge.
Left on 08/24/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | Bjorkholms FamilyReviewed Aug 24, 2012Stayed Aug 2012
Our extended family has vacationed in Duck for 30 years. This was our first stay at Duck by the Sea and it was a perfect fit for our family of 6 adults and 3 grandchildren. We had all of the amenities that we needed. Almost all of each day was spent on the beach, but when we were "home" we enjoyed the wonderful views of both the Sound and the ocean as well as the resident deer and foxes playing out back in the evening! We will be renting this property again next year :-)
Left on 07/24/2012 for a stay in July 2012 | Samuel and Brenda AlexanderReviewed Jul 24, 2012Stayed Jul 2012
The house was very clean and it was just a walk away to the beach. Another thing the women in the family liked were the washer and dryer. Moreover, we enjoyed looking at the scenery outside, from the windows. That was so breath-taking as the sun went down, and so was the wonderful breeze in the evening.
This was the second time we stayed in this house and enjoyed it so much. We hope to return to Duck!!
“Beautiful view of ocean and bay from Duck by the Sea”
Left on 08/13/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | vmaahsReviewed Aug 13, 2011Stayed Aug 2011
Beautiful beach house inside and out within easy walking distance to the beach. Enjoyed the private decks off of every bedroom and the 3 baths easily accessible from all rooms. You can't beat this house for beautiful sunsets which can be viewed sitting in the living/dining area or outside on the deck with the warm ocean breeze. Hope to return as soon as possible.
Left on 07/23/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | Al and FranReviewed Jul 23, 2010Stayed Jul 2010
We own a home in the same neighborhood, and we always rent an extra house for the week that the whole family comes down. We have done this for years. We are also in a rental program with another realtor.This was by far our favorite house. Our only complaint was that the rental company charges extra to let renters in a few hours early, and, so although the house was checked out and ready for several hours, they claimed it was not ready until exactly 4:00.
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