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Whalehead 5Br/5Ba Sleeps 12 **Last Prime week 7/29 - 8/5 Discounted 20%

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 BR, 5.5 BA, Sleeps 12

Located just four houses from the beach, the Sand Dollar is loads of fun!!! Well appointed home with tons to do inside and out. The pool table and dart board are in the ground level game room and easy access to full-size refrigerator and full bath from pool deck. We have also added a kayak for your use!

Three master suites plus large private pool and hot tub. Ground entry, game room with queen-size sleep sofa. Mid-level has laundry; four bedrooms (two are masters with private baths) and three full baths. Upper level has master king suite with jacuzzi tub, large comfortable great room with spectacular views, well-equipped kitchen and powder room.

Local Information: The Community of Whalehead Beach offers a wide, inviting three-mile strand of beach. The community is made up of 3 streets that run parallel to the ocean with five public beach parking lots located on Whalehead Drive (one block back from the beach) on the cross streets of Shad, Sturgeon, Perch, Bonito, and Sailfish and a public beach access on every block. There are life guarded beaches near the Shad Street beach access and the Bonito Street beach access. The streets within Whalehead are ideal for biking, walking, and jogging. Each Whalehead home sits on a larger lot (200' x 100') with some homes connected to the new community water system and others are on well water systems with water filtration systems. All Whalehead beach homes are located within a few miles of a grocery store, restaurants, movie theater, and retail shops and are always close to the a beach access. Whalehead is a natural choice for your beach vacation!

More Details

Owner
Alex
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2017

About Alex

My wife and I have grown up at the 'jersey shore'. We went hunting for our summer home in 2004. When we visited Corolla we immediately fell in love with our Sand Dollar at the Outer Banks. We have enjoyed sitting in our Adirondack chairs on the upper deck sipping our favorite beverage of the moment and enjoying the ocean view.

Alex purchased this house in 2004

Why Alex chose Corolla

These reviews are from our property management company ...

5/5 Rating - Hilbert family, Massachusetts

08/11/2015

Perfect for families with older kids! We had a great vacation!

4/5 Rating - Troy, NY

07/07/2015

4/5 Rating - Gossert Family Keedysville, MD

05/26/2015

Great area to walk the dogs and easy access to biking paths. Convenient to everything.

4/5 Rating - Patricia Brooklyn, New York

04/12/2015

We were so glad that we ended up staying at the Sand Dollar. This home was centrally located, very large and clean. We felt right at home and truly enjoyed our stay, in fact we hated to leave! Even though we encountered some cloudy weather days, we enjoyed walks on the beach, the wild horse tour, hot tub and all there was to do at the house. We have already discussed our future stays. Would recommend this home.

5/5 Rating - Hennessey

07/16/2013

This is a great house for large families! The house is well maintained, has plenty of beds, and has a great pool area. This was a great vacation house and we will definitely be renting there again!

4/5 Rating 08/21/2012

4/5 Rating - Tom& Lynn Mentus Wesley Chapel,N.C.

06/29/2012

We had a excellent time. Great way to spend our 25th anniversary. The house is convenient to the beach and downtown Corolla. The layout of the house suited our needs perfectly. The pool and hot tub were great. Look forward to going back. Loved the area.

4/5 Rating - Harrington family,Cornelius,nc

06/26/2012

Great place,worked great for a big family.

What makes this house unique

You can't beat the beauty of the beach in Corolla, it is worth the drive. Once we get on the island we immediately begin to relax and after settling-in we are in full vacation mode. The property is spacious and private. The WhaleHead community is safe and pleasant to walk or ride your bike around. It is easy to walk to and from the beach and the kids ride there bikes down to the shopping area, movie theater and mini golf.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were so glad that we ended up staying at the Sand Dollar. This home was centrally located, very large and clean. We felt right at home and truly enjoyed our stay, in fact we hated to leave! Even though we encountered some cloudy weather days, we enjoyed walks on the beach, the wild horse tour, hot tub and all there was to do at the house. We have already discussed our future stays. Would recommend this home.
Apr 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Norfolk, VA
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
SunDogs
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Currituck
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
NC 12
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Tomato Patch
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Whalehead
Car: necessary

North Carolina's Currituck County northern beaches around Corolla have been described by USA Weekend as ''one of the 10 best undiscovered beaches on the East Coast.'' Corolla is one of the most desirable upscale vacation destinations in the country. Corolla offers wide, soft sand beaches and an impressive selection of quaint shops, wonderful restaurants, recreational activities and historic attractions- all within 5 - 10 minutes of your vacation cottage.

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Wildlife Viewing, Basketball, Horseshoes, Miniature Golf

Golf: THe Exclusive Currituck Club is a few miles from the Sand Dollar. There are other courses within a 30mins drive. We recommend the Pointe and the Carolina Club.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Whalehead Beach in Corolla

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Monument View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower - Outdoor Shower
  • Master bedroom bath has shower and Jacuzzi tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 5 - 4 Single Bed
  • Additional Sleep sofa in first floor Rec Room.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • Wood Decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • Jacuzzi ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Five Cable Color TVs, Three VCRs, Two Stereos w/CD Player, Private Heatable Pool (16X32), Baby Gates, Beach Chairs, Beach Cart, Tub, Ceiling Fans, Two Refrigerators w/ice makers, Dart Board, High Speed Internet Access, Puzzles, Games, Books, Port-a-Crib, High Chair, Sony Playstation, Sony PS2 and the 'Best Volleyball Court in Whalehead'; Minimum Age limit for renters

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Whalehead 5Br/5Ba Sleeps 12 **Last Prime week 7/29 - 8/5 Discounted 20%
average rating of 4.8 based on 13 reviews
5

Simply perfect...

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at The Sand Dollar with our infant and toddler. Our stay in Corolla was a terrific experience, and we hope to visit again, next summer! The house was definitely more than we needed but had everything we wanted: spacious room for play and relaxation, a private pool, a hot tub, and a short walk to the beach in a quiet setting. The house is equipped with everything you'd expect when renting a beach house with the added bonus of a rec room with a pull-out couch, pool table, and PlayStation video game console, which would be great for teens. Alex also has a stereo hooked up, so you can play music by the pool! As expected, we needed to run out for food, toiletries, and paper products, but we were literally a 3 minute drive to a Food Lion where necessities could be purchased. There is a high chair and baby gates, but we didn't need them as we packed our own. Traffic can be a bear as noted in another review but we were able to avoid most of it by getting to the island before 9:30am on the day of check-in. There's plenty to do and see in Corolla until check-in time; otherwise, I'd recommend arriving after 6pm. Alex, was terrific in responding to all of our questions and concerns and made sure our experience was stress-free and enjoyable. Thank you, Alex, for sharing your home!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jason I am glad your stay with us was enjoyable and hope to host you again. You were great to work with and your drive in timing recommendation should help others. Please accept a 5% discount on your next stay with us as appreciation for your kind feedback. Alex
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4

Good size for family of 10. clean, walk to beach July it was hot!over all good condition. Needs a ge

  • 4 of 5

Arrived early in am to avoid traffic. Texted us earlier than 4pm for check in. House was very clean and was a good size for our famil of 10. No instructions for ice maker. Needs a few updates. Relaxing for all

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Wonderful Time at Sand Dollar

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at the Sand Dollar. We were looking for a house where our married kids could have their own master suites and our unmarried kids could also have their own space (total of 11 adults and a 10 month old baby). This home gave us the room we needed - it was very spacious, clean and comfortable. The kitchen was well stocked with cookware and dishes.. the pool, hot tub, pool table and volleyball area were greatly enjoyed. There was a nice high chair for the baby which we did use, but the portable crib and baby gates were older and not usable. The beach cart was very helpful, but the beach chairs were not in the best of shape. Also, we sat in a LOT of traffic just trying to get to the house on Saturday-- just a warning if you've never been to Corolla in the summer before.. but once we arrived at the Sand Dollar, we were able to relax and enjoy spending time with our family. Thanks, Alex.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciate the useful feedback. We always start the season with a set of beach chairs but they take alot of use and become worn quicky. I wish we could do something about the traffic but that has been a problem for over 10 years. we usually arrive later in the day after the miday rush. once again thanks for staying with us any hopefully we will host your group again.
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5

Convenient, well-kept beach house in a quite beach side community

  • 5 of 5

The house was more than we imagined, with ample parking area and a very nice short walk to the beach. The house was clean and well-kept, with lots of area for me and my family to spread out and relax, or whatever else we wanted to do. This was the first time that me and my family had been to the OBX and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We had 6 adults, 3 teens, 2 toddlers and 1 infant and there was plenty of space for all. The Trex like deck walkways make beach access a breeze and is a very relaxing short walk to the beach from the house. I would recommend renting this house and I would be willing to book it again, when we decide to vacation at the OBX. There are lots of things to see and do around the area and everything is within a short driving distance.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Sand Dollar. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.
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Great location in Corolla

  • 4 of 5

This is a slightly older property but has plenty of space and everything is in good shape. Five minute walk to the beach. The pool table looks fairly new - we used it a lot on the evenings. We also enjoyed having the hot tub - which Alex made sure would be ready for us despite our stay being before the main season. Alex checked in with us several times to make sure everything was ok which we really appreciated. We all had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Rain or Shine it's a great place

  • 5 of 5

My family loved this house.Great layout inside and out. Just the right size and plenty of activities to keep everyone busy. Great pool, too. You can't go wrong with Sand Dollar.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, we appreciate it. Please email me so I can forward your an appreciation discount for 2011. Alex & Joan Zadrozny
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Whalehead Beach, Outer Banks

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Off Season
1 Jan 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£426
for 3 nights
From
£189
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,114
 
 
Pre- Spring
31 Mar 2018 - 5 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£588
for 3 nights
From
£237
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,287
 
 
Spring Disc 15%
6 May 2018 - 26 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
£812
for 4 nights
From
£288
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,373
 
 
Post Spring Disc 10%
27 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,803
for 7 nights
From
£357
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,803
 
 
Pre-Summer
3 Jun 2018 - 9 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,147
for 7 nights
£2,147
 
 
Pre-Prime
16 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,094
for 7 nights
£3,094
 
 
PRIME
23 Jun 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,696
for 7 nights
£3,696
 
 
Post-Prime
18 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,642
for 7 nights
£2,642
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,646
for 7 nights
£2,646
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £379.1
cleaning fee £56.87 + Tax
Pet Fee £151.64 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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