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Any Day Stay - Non-Summer
8 Bedrooms
7 Full Baths, 3 Half Baths
Front Exterior/Basketball Front Exterior/BasketballPrivate Pool Private PoolLiving Area Living AreaRecreation Room w/ Pool Table Recreation Room w/ Pool TableTheater Room Theater RoomRear Exterior w/ Proximity to Ocean Rear Exterior w/ Proximity to OceanLiving Area Living AreaLiving Area Living AreaHallway HallwayKitchen KitchenKitchen KitchenKitchen KitchenDining Area Dining AreaDining Area Dining AreaRear Exterior/Volleyball Rear Exterior/VolleyballFront Exterior w/ Proximity to Sound Front Exterior w/ Proximity to SoundHome Nestled Between Atlantic Ocean and Currituck Sound Home Nestled Between Atlantic Ocean and Currituck SoundPool Area Pool AreaPool Area Pool AreaMaster Bathroom Master BathroomJacuzzi JacuzziKing Master Bedroom King Master BedroomSun Deck/View Sun Deck/ViewSun Deck Sun DeckPool House View Pool House ViewSun Deck Sun DeckMaster Bedroom Master BedroomMaster Bathroom Master BathroomOffice OfficeTwin Master Bedroom Twin Master BedroomMaster Bedroom Master BedroomMaster Bunk Bedroom Master Bunk BedroomWet Bar Wet BarWet Bar Wet BarPool Table Pool TablePool House Pool HousePool House Pool HousePool House Pool HouseBathroom BathroomMaster Bedroom/Wet Bar/Fireplace Master Bedroom/Wet Bar/FireplaceMaster Bedroom/Wet Bar/Fireplace Master Bedroom/Wet Bar/FireplaceMaster Bedroom Master BedroomMaster Bathroom Master BathroomView From Pool House View From Pool HouseElevator ElevatorOutdoor Shower Outdoor ShowerGrill Area Grill AreaVolleyball Court Volleyball CourtProximity to Beach Proximity to BeachFront Exterior Front ExteriorFree linens provided all year. Free linens provided all year.Free towels provided all year. Free towels provided all year.Contactless keyless entry provided. Contactless keyless entry provided.Exclusive Kitty Hawk Kites discounts for Seaside Vacations guests. Exclusive Kitty Hawk Kites discounts for Seaside Vacations guests.This home receives a $350 credit towards beach gear from VayKGear! This home receives a $350 credit towards beach gear from VayKGear!

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You Can Trust Seaside Vacations

  • Family owned and operated locally on the Outer Banks for 30+ years
  • We host thousands of happy vacationers each year
  • Local office staffed with friendly and knowledgeable people
  • 24-7 on call support and after-hours emergency service
  • High standard of quality cleaning and pre-arrival inspection

Save! Included Value: Hassle-Free Freebies

  • Free Bed Linens
  • Free Bath Towels
  • Free Keyless Entry
  • Free Wireless Internet
  • Interest-Free Layaway Plan
  • Club Seaside Discounts on OBX Fun
  • Free Beach Gear Included
  • Free Welcome Bag with Starter Supplies

Amenities

Property Attributes:

  • House
  • Pets Not Permitted

Indoor Amenities:

  • Bed Linens and Bath Towels
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Elevator
  • Game Room with Pool Table
  • Theater Room with Real Theater Seats and Stadium Seating
  • Wet Bar with Refrigerator, Dishwasher and Microwave
  • Additional Kitchen Refrigerator
  • Additional Kitchen Dishwasher
  • Additional Refrigerator at the house
  • Jacuzzi Tub
  • Fireplace - Gas Log

Outdoor Amenities:

  • Hot Tub
  • $350 Beach Gear Credit (4/1-10/22 - click link for details)
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Furnished Deck
  • Easy Beach Access
  • Volleyball Net
  • Basketball Goal

Standard Amenities:

  • Keyless Entry / Self Check-in
  • No Smoking
  • Parking
  • Central Heat and Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator, Oven, Stovetop, Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker, Toaster
  • Dishes, Utensils, Cookware
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Pillows and Blankets
  • TV with Cable, Satellite or Streaming Service
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Welcome Bag with Starter Amenities
  • Club Seaside Discounts on OBX Fun

Description

Paradise Awaits You At Fun in the Sun
Fun in the Sun is a stunningly gorgeous property with so many different amenities and things to do that you may never want to leave. Enjoy panoramic views of the ocean and sound from the top floor and Ship’s Watch deck before relaxing in your private Theater Room, Game Room, Private Pool, and Hot Tub. Located in the Whalehead subdivision of Corolla and just a 2-minute walk away from the Bonita Street Beach Access, this amazing 8-Bedroom, 7-Full Bathroom, 3-Half Bathroom home is the ideal place for you and your family group to enjoy everything that makes an Outer Banks vacation memorable. And don’t forget to take the Elevator!

As soon as you enter this home, you’ll be blown away by the gorgeous Tuscan-style architecture and beautiful beachy decor. Enjoy the expansive Recreation Room on the ground floor where you can let off some steam over a game of pool on the Billiards Table or whip up some snacks and a refreshing adult drink at the Wet Bar with its own dishwasher, microwave, and refrigerator. When it’s time to cool off after a long day at the beach, head on over to the Theater Room where you can relax in these fantastic theater-style chairs and watch your favorite movie on the Oversized Flat Screen TV. There’s also a quiet Office/Library just down the hall when it's time to catch up on some work or answer emails. A Master Bunk Bedroom with 2 Pyramid Bunks also sits on this floor, meaning that the kids can have their own space close enough to all the fun things they want to do.

Up on the middle level, get some rest in one of the 2 King Master Bedrooms with access to the mid-level Sun Deck, meaning that quiet mornings with a cup of coffee are just a few steps away. Keep the kids close in the Bedroom with 2 Twin Beds that shares a Bathroom with the other King Bedroom. Keep the family close while you still get to enjoy all the luxuries of watching an Outer Banks sunrise from the Deck.

Enjoy a luxurious evening of movies and delectable food in the open-concept Living and Dining Area on the top floor. With beautiful wooden floors and expansive windows for lots of natural light, your family will be able to take advantage of the time together while soaking in the absolutely beautiful surroundings of Fun in the Sun. Watch a movie together on one of the cozy couches or impress your family with a seafood masterpiece in the Modern Kitchen with stainless steel appliances, 2 Refrigerators, 2 Dishwashers, 2 Microwave Ovens, a Range, and a Wine Cooler. Each together at the Dining Table, which seats 10, or the Breakfast Bar, with 7 additional seats. Enjoy your favorite coffee, from either the Keurig or the Drip Coffee Machine, out on the Furnished Sun Deck or relax in the evening with an adult beverage as you watch the moon rise into the cerulean afternoon sky. Get some sleep when the day is done in the King Master Bedroom on this floor and relax in the Jacuzzi Tub or take advantage of the Roll-In Shower. A Half-Bathroom can also be found on this floor to ensure that everyone is comfortable.

When you’re ready to head outside for some Vitamin D, the options for having “fun in the sun” are endless. Play a game as a family with the Basketball Net or out on the sand to play some Volleyball in the backyard. Enjoy the luxury of your Private Pool and unwind in the bubbly Hot Tub. Cook up your favorite local Outer Banks seafood on one of the 2 Park-Style Grills before heading to the beach, which is only a 2-minute walk away. Use your Outdoor Shower to rinse off before taking the elevator upstairs to get some sleep and do it all again tomorrow!

One of the fantastic things about this property is that you can be sure to include the whole family with the additional rooms in the Pool Cabana. Ensure all your loved ones have privacy with 2 Queen Master Bedrooms and a lower-level Kitchen with Full Refrigerator, Sink, Microwave, TV, and Dinette Set. Be sure to book your stay at Fun in the Sun today and enjoy the memorable Outer Banks vacation that you and your family deserve!

Corolla: Clean Beaches and Preserved History
Located only minutes away from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and the sound front Whalehead Club, you'll have no shortage of things to do on the Outer Banks during your week-long vacation. In the same Historic Corolla Park area, you can hop right over to the new Currituck Maritime Museum. The museum just opened in 2021 and is filled with beautiful, fully-restored historic boats and the rich history associated with them. You can also tour other exhibits offered by the museum on lighthouses, fishing, lifesaving stations, and weather. After you’ve had your fill of the Currituck Maritime Museum, take the kiddos over to the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education. Here, everyone can learn about all the waterfowl and other wildlife of the estuarine habitat in the Currituck Sound! Make your escape to this jewel and dive into an OBX vacation that hits all the high notes by booking Fun in the Sun today!

Beach Access: 0.1 mile/2-minute walk to Bonta Street Beach Access

Property Layout:
Top-Level: Living Area; Dining Area; Kitchen; 1 King Master Bedroom w/Jacuzzi Tub & Roll-In Shower; Half Bathroom; Furnished Sun Deck
Mid-Level: 2 King Master Bedrooms; 1 King Bedroom w/shared Bathroom; 1 Bedroom w/2 Twins; Mid-Level Sun Deck
Ground-Level: Master Bedroom w/2 Pyramid Bunks & TV/DVD; Theater Room w/Oversized Flat Screen/DVD/Surround Sound; Laundry; Recreation Room w/Kitchenette; Office/Library; Elevator (All Levels)
Exterior: Grilling Area w/Cabana Kitchen; Private Pool; Hot Tub; Basketball Goal; Outdoor Shower; Charcoal Grill; Volleyball Net
Pool House Cabana: 1 Queen Master Bedroom w/Wet Bar, Coffee Marker, & Mini-Fridge (top-level); 1 Queen Master Bedroom w/Wet Bar, Coffee Maker, & Mini-Fridge (mid-level); Kitchen w/Fridge, Sink, Microwave, Tv, & Dinette (lower level)
Beds: 4 King, 2 Queen, 2 Twin Single, 2 Pyramid Bunk Beds

*Pools are subject to availability. For open/close dates and other pool-related information, click here.

Bedrooms

Top Level King Master Bedroom
  • 1 King
Mid Level King Master Bedroom
  • 1 King
Mid Level King Master Bedroom
  • 1 King
Mid Level Twin Bedroom
  • 2 Twin Single
Mid level King bedroom
  • 1 King
Mid level Queen Master Cabana Suite
  • 1 Queen
Ground Level Pyramid Bunk Master Bedroom
  • 2 Bunk Bed Double and Single
Top Level Queen Master Cabana Suite
  • 1 Queen

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FAQ

What do all the different locations mean?

There are two (2) roads running north/south on the Outer Banks. The "Beach Road" (NC 12) is a 2-lane road with a speed limit of 35 MPH. The "Bypass" (US 158) is a 5-lane road with speed limits 45-50 MPH. 

 

Please note: The Bypass is incredibly busy during the summer season on the Outer Banks. Seaside Vacations advises our guests to please take safety precautions when traveling on the Bypass. If you must cross the Bypass on foot, please make sure to do so at designated pedestrian crosswalks - never using the center turn lane as a stopping point.

 

Oceanfront - An oceanfront home has no homes or buildable lots located between it and the ocean. The distance between the home and the ocean may vary. 

 

Semi-Oceanfront - Semi-oceanfront homes are located one lot back from the ocean and may or may not require crossing the road. Children always will need assistance to cross any road. The rental may or may not have a home between it and the beach. The distance to the water, beach accesses, and views vary.  

 

Oceanside - These homes are located east of Highway 158. These homes have two or more homes between them and the ocean. These homes may or may not require crossing a road, and may or may not have an ocean view. The distance to the ocean varies. 

 

Soundside - These homes are located west of Highway 158 from Southern Shores to Nags Head and west of Highway 12 from Southern Shores to Corolla. The distance to the sound and views vary. Some homes may not have direct access to the sound (soundside homes in the village of Duck do not have direct access to the sound).  

 

Soundfront - These properties front the sound with no homes or lots in between. The distance to the sound, access to the sound and the view vary. Sunsets can be gorgeous! 

Do you offer any travel insurance? 

We offer travel insurance through Red Sky Travel Insurance. We highly recommend a travel insurance plan, especially since the Outer Banks is so prone to hurricanes. The travel insurance plan is priced affordably and covers a variety of issues that could impact your vacation should unforeseen circumstances occur. As they say on TV, “Life comes at you fast.” Most notably would be a mandatory evacuation due to a hurricane. Here are a few other things covered by travel insurance: sickness, injury or death of you or a family member, business partner, or traveling companion, the insured’s principal residence being made uninhabitable by fire, flood, vandalism, or burglary, involuntary termination of employment, military duty, etc.

 

If you would like to have specific questions answered, please call RedSky Travel Insurance at (866) 889-7409 or visit www.suntrippreserver.com (policy coverage information).

 

Remember, in order to have coverage due to a named hurricane, a travel insurance plan cannot be added after a tropical storm becomes a “named hurricane.” We tell you this because it could be very costly to wait. You would have to contact Red Sky Travel Insurance for specific details.

Do I have to pay any taxes on my rental? 

Unfortunately, the tax man doesn’t take vacations. Obviously, we do not set the tax rates and we only collect the taxes for the county. If your rental home is in Currituck County (Corolla), the tax is 12.75%. If your home is in Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, or Nags Head, the tax is 12.75%.

I don’t see rates for next year. When will these be available?

We publish rates for the following year in spring/summer of the current year. You may reserve the home by paying the first half of the rent or by setting up payments with our Vacation Layaway ProgramIf you don't see rates or availability for a home online yet, give us a call and we can place a hold on the home for you. 

What/where is Club Seaside?

Club Seaside is an exclusive program consisting of complimentary events and discounts on popular Outer Banks activities that are exclusive to Seaside Vacations guests. Click on Club Seaside to obtain more information including schedules, contact information and to make reservations for each activity.

*Some events include a small fee.

Are linens and towels provided? 

Linens and towels are provided for ALL of the homes in our vacation rental home program. Normally, all beds are made prior to arrival (with exception of top bunks). However, due to Covid-19 safety measures, beds will not be made prior to arrival for the 2021 season.

 

Towel sets are also provided. There are enough towel sets for the number the house sleeps.

 

One bath towel, one hand towel and one washcloth per person is provided. The towels are placed on each bed in the home. One bath mat per bathroom is also provided. (Towels are not freshened daily.) Two potholders, one dish towel and one dishcloth are provided and are placed on the kitchen counter prior to your arrival.

 

We do offer extra sets of both towels and linens at an additional charge. For prices and to place an order, contact a Vacation Specialist at (866) 884-0267.

 

Please Note: Bunk beds, pyramid bunks, sleep sofas and trundle beds are not made prior to your arrival. Linens are provided for them and are placed on the respective bed. Unfortunately, we do not provide sheets for cribs.  

Does my property have internet access and how is the WiFi? 

Most of our properties do offer internet access. Please check your property's website description to determine what type of internet service (if any) is available. If your home doesn’t provide this service, there are many free WiFi hotspots all over the Outer Banks. 

 

Wifi is normally very good, however, being in a remote area there are occasional unexpected outages. In those events, we will do everything in our power to get service restored as quickly as possible, but we would recommend bringing a hotspot as a backup plan if wifi is a necessity for your family.

 

Below is the lowest broadband speed for Dare County's internet providers:

 

Spectrum: 50MB
Century Link: 10MB

What are your policies on bringing a pet? 

Most dog friendly homes allow two (2) mature, house-trained dogs (75-pound limit). Dogs are not allowed in any rental home unless otherwise indicated. Cats and other animals are not permitted. A $160 fee (plus tax) per dog per week is added to the rental amount. Dogs (and any other animal) are not allowed in pools, hot tubs or spas. Tenants are responsible for any damage incurred by their dog, as this type of damage is not covered under our Security Deposit Waiver Fee. Owners of dogs at non-dog homes will be subject to a $200 unauthorized pet fee and may be evicted without a refund. 

Please be aware that all of our beaches have leash laws.

Our vacation home has a pool. Can we have the pool heated? 

Pool heat is available with some of our homes typically between April-June and September-October. There is an additional charge for pool heat and this charge varies by home.

 

Please remember that most pool heaters will only heat the water 5 to 8 degrees above the outside air temperatures. For example, if the air temperature is only 60 degrees, the pool water will likely be no warmer than 68 degrees. Pool heat does not give a “hot tub” effect, it merely prolongs the pool swimming season.

What time is check-in? 

Please know that we want to get all of our guests into their vacation home as soon as we can. Our check-in time begins at 5:00 p.m., as the houses become available and are released by Housekeeping and Maintenance. We will be happy to check you in as soon as the cleaners/inspectors give us the "OK." Again, please know that our goal is to get you on your way, enjoying your vacation, as soon as we can.

I have keyless entry. Do I still have to come to the office?

Our keyless entry service allows you to go straight to the home on check-in day, any time after 5:00 p.m.! In addition, when checking out, you may head straight home (skipping our office).

Do you offer early check-in? 

We do offer early check-in for homes with 1-5 bedrooms, but we do have a limited number available each week. Please call us and request an early check-in at least one week in advance. The cost for early check-in is $125, plus tax. Early check-in is at 2:00 p.m. Unfortunately, we cannot offer this service on homes with 6 or more bedrooms.  

What are your check-out cleaning requirements?

Check-out is at 9:00 a.m. on the day of departure. Cleaning crews arrive at the home at 9:00 a.m.; your prompt departure is appreciated. 

All keys are to be returned to our office upon departure. (Keyless entry guests do not have to stop by the office to check out).

Please leave the home tidy by completing the following items:

  • Remove only the fitted/flat sheets from all beds and leave them piled at the foot of the bed
  • Clean out the refrigerator and leave the refrigerator/freezer settings on medium
  • Place all trash in the cans provided or in a nearby dumpster. Move trash cans/recycle bins to the edge of the street the night before you leave. Make sure all trash is placed INSIDE of the cans, or the trash will not be picked up (Pick-up is done prior to dawn.)
  • Please wash and put away all dishes or place them in the dishwasher and begin the cleaning cycle
  • Turn the thermostats to 75 degrees (summer) and 55 degrees (winter)
  • Please turn off all inside and outside lights
  • Leave grills, furniture, and accessories as you found them
  • Remove toys/trash from the pool area
  • Make sure the hot tub cover is secure
  • Make sure the propane tank has been shut off for all gas grills
  • If you have rented a pet-friendly home, please be sure you have cleaned up any pet waste from the premises
  • Please clean any and all grills using the grill brush provided
  • If any member of your party has smoked outside, please be sure all cigarette butts have been picked up from the grounds
  • Check closets, drawers and under beds for personal items
  • If you logged into a smart device or streaming program with your personal login information, be sure to log out
  • Please make sure you close and secure all windows and doors and also have someone check the security of all doors and windows from outside the home.

Can you drive on the beach in the Outer Banks? 

Beach driving is allowed on several places in the Outer Banks but permissions vary by town. Driving is allowed year-round in Corolla/4x4 Carova Beach Area north of the paved road but only allowed south of that point between October 1 and April 30 and parking permits are required in-season. Driving is allowed on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore at designated access ramps and with a permit only. Driving in Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head is permitted with a permit between October 1 and April 30 at designated access points. All 4x4 access areas are subject to change due to nesting wildlife or impending weather conditions at each town's discretion.

Which Outer Banks beaches allow bonfires?

Gathering around a beach bonfire is the perfect way to spend your evening. On the Outer Banks, bonfires are allowed on the beach in Nags Head, on Hatteras island and on Ocracoke Island under certain conditions and with a permit. Bonfires are prohibited on the beaches of Corolla, Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills. Learn more about having bonfires on the OBX.

What are the Outer Banks wild horses?

The Outer Banks Wild Horses (also known as the Corolla Wild Mustangs or Banker Mustangs) are a herd of wild horses who live in Northern Corolla and are descendants of horses brought to the "New World" by Spanish explorers. Banker Mustangs can be spotted roaming the beach, playing in the waves, and grazing on native vegetation. These mustangs, although docile in nature and beautiful to watch from afar, are still wild and should never be approached, touched or fed. The herd is managed and protected by the Corolla Wild Horse Fund. Learn more about the OBX Wild Horses.

What is the trash collection schedule?

Please click here to find the days of the week that trash collections will take place for each town.

 

Bag all trash and place it in the home's outdoor trash receptacles with the lids tightly closed.

 

Sanitation Cart Placement: To ensure that your trash and recycling cans are emptied, they must be placed out at the edge of the roadway the day before the scheduled collection service. Trash must be inside cans and the lid must be closed. The following cannot be placed into trash cans and will not be picked up: Oil, propane, paint, charcoal, yard waste, construction debris, or hazardous waste. Trash or recycling placed outside of or on top of the cans cannot be collected. Cans must be removed from the edge of the roadway and placed next to a building as soon as possible on the same day of collection. (Please put trash in the black and brown trash cans.)

What is Beach Nourishment?

Beach nourishment is the process of pumping sand onto an eroding shoreline to widen the existing beach. Sources of sand may include a nearby sandbar, a dredged source (such as an inlet or waterway), or an offshore borrow site along the ocean floor. The widened shoreline provides increased defense from coastal storms and beach erosion, protecting property, communities, and infrastructure that are located along the coast.

 

While the Outer Banks coastline is beautiful, it is also very fragile. Storms, high winds and tidal changes all contribute to beach erosion. To restore and preserve our fragile coastline, Dare County and the towns of Duck, Kitty Hawk, Southern Shores, Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head have implemented important beach nourishment projects important that are critical to the future of our communities.

 

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this causes and are confident you understand the importance and necessity of this project so you can continue to return and enjoy the Outer Banks beaches for many years to come. We hope you will choose to make the best of your vacation should you find your stay impacted by the beach nourishment project.

 

Seaside Vacations cannot predict when or where these jobs will begin or how long they will last. Since we have no control over these situations, no compensation or moves to other properties are possible. 

 

Click here for 2022 Outer Banks Beach Nourishment Plans.

Does Seaside Vacations Provide Soap, Toilet Paper, Dish Soap, Laundry Detergent, Etc.?

For your convenience, linens and towels are provided at your rental home. We provide an amenity starter kit so that you have the basics upon your arrival. Please keep in mind that you may need to replenish during your stay and will need to bring personal items, additional soaps, and paper products.

 

The starter kit includes:

  • Two rolls of toilet paper
  • A roll of paper towel 
  • A kitchen trash can liner 
  • A sponge 
  • A dishwasher detergent packet 

For a list of recommended items to bring with you on your vacation, please view our vacation planning guide here.

How Do I Use My Home's Keyless Entry Lock?

A hassle-free vacation starts with our keyless entry locks!

 

How to Use your home's Keyless Entry Lock

 

Unlock

Enter your keyless entry code followed by the asterisk key (*) or the check mark (√) — whichever icon you see on the bottom left of your keypad.

When the code is accepted the locking mechanism will activate and the lock will open.

 

Lock
To lock, simply press any button on the keypad and the locking mechanism will activate and the lock will then close. Easy peasy!

 

Having trouble with your lock?
Retry the procedure above.

Make sure the code you entered is the code you were provided.

 

Still having problems? Give us a call! 866-884-0267.

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