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MILTON LOST PARADISE; YOU FOUND IT ALL YEAR; GREAT REDUCED LATE SUMMER RATES!

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACH JUST STEPS AWAY! LOVELY ANY TIME OF YEAR.... LIFE IS WONDERFUL ON THE OUTER BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA........

On cool nights, cuddle by the cozy fireplace!

Wonderful cottage just steps from Atlantic Ocean beaches.

After a day at the beach relax on the rooftop deck and view the ocean by day and the stars by night or experience the therapeutic waters of the hot tub at the cottage!

Be lulled to sleep by the soothing sound of the ocean on the east side of the house.

Keywords: Oceanside cottage

More Details

Property Manager
Bernie and Josh
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

Why Bernie and Josh chose Salvo

This house represents the perfect combination of relaxation, adventure and solitutude. It's close proximity to major metropolitan areas of the mid-Atlantic region makes the location ideal. A hot tub accents your relaxing experience.

What makes this cottage unique

The view from the top deck is breathtaking. This is the ultimate place to relax with family and friends while taking in the view. Also the beach is literally right behind the house which you can see from the deck. A five minute walk gets you there. The hot tub caps off your already super relaxing day! Bed linens are provided and for a modest fee, Shore Details can provide bath towels...call them at 252 3577121

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage on Salvo on Kinnakeet

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (1) A single in same room as pyramid bed, Bunk Beds (1) actually a pyramid bed which sleeps three
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
rooftop deck with spectacular views, wood fireplace for cooler season use, short walk through designated area to ocean beach, basketball goal, Hot tub, outdoor shower, fish cleaning table, reading library, video library ALSO Ask Shore Details to provide beach equipment rentals and groceries for the usual reasonable rates Shore Details will provide access information just before arrival and also address any matters that need attention while vacationing...they're at 252 3577121

Reviews

3.7/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

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MILTON LOST PARADISE; YOU FOUND IT ALL YEAR; GREAT REDUCED LATE SUMMER RATES!
average rating of 3.6538463 based on 26 reviews
Murfreesboro, TN
3

Totally works for a multi family beach vacation, but there are some things worth noting...

  • 3 of 5

Pros:

* the price is right

* the flexibility of # days, etc.

* layout and decor of house

* location (& beautiful view from widow's walk)

* communicative property manager, housekeeping, etc.

* hot tub works and receives regular maintenance

Concerns:

* The house is outdated and sort of falling apart in (mostly) cosmetic, non-essential ways. A few simple repairs would make a huge improvement. I understand that any expense like that detracts from the owner's profit, but there are issues that could make or break a family's decision to return to the house next time or find another one.

* The dishes and utensils are clearly someone else's discards; the bowls are Christmas-themed, for example

* Some of the cabinets and drawers in the kitchen are racked to the point of being unusable and frankly dangerous if someone did try to use them

* The television, wiring, remote control, etc., are functional but odd. There are random old electronics sitting around.

* The house is literally shaky. I understand that a house on stilts has some give, but--for a humorous example--my 7yo son started flossing (dancing) in the living room, and the coffee literally sloshed up and out of the coffeemaker in the kitchen. I'm not kidding.

Warning:

* There are no bathroom linens! Bring your own or call ahead to make arrangements ($$$) to have some made available to you.

* There is no hand soap.

* Management provided laundry detergent and normal dish soap but did not provide dishwasher detergent

BOTTOM LINE: I'd give it 3.5 stars if that were an option, but with a little TLC and investment, this house could easily be a 4 or 5 star rental. We loved the location and all the other stuff listed under the PROs, but we'd have to see some of those other issues addressed, namely the kitchen drawers and quality/quantity of dishes, be addressed before deciding to make this our go-to Outer Banks beach house rental.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: To our guest. We appreciate your feedback on your stay. We are delighted to hear the positive aspects of your experience. Identification of items that you think need improvement upon are equally appreciated and we will do our best to address those matters to make yours and any other futures guests' experience all the better. Thank you, Bernie and Josh
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Lack of attention

  • 2 of 5

Desperately needs some attention. Sofa cushions have NO cushion, you are literally sitting on the wood frame. One bathroom toilet was broke. We tried to fix it but it was still not right. You can't open or close the kitchen drawers. I don't know if the tracks are broke but it was really hard to get to any utensils and only half the tv's/cable boxes worked. It was close to the beach and the outdoor shower was nice but it really needs a lot of TLC to be comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not ready to take in occupants

  • 1 of 5

Before booking this stay my wife looked at the reviews and had some concerns with some of the things that were issues with previous renters. She called to find out if any of these issues were addressed. She was assured that they were corrected. "They were not" Upon arrival I had to set up the TV's with the help of maintenance, some of the then did not work at all or had missing components. I had to put 5 paper backs books under the bed to make the bed level (missing leg), I called maintenance for some bleach to get rid of the black mold on the kitchen wall. Trash on the grounds, loose boards with nails sticking up were also noted. The kitchen drawers had broken tracks and tilted back being held by the drawer below....did manage to fix one by using the track from another drawer (silverware drawer) Then there was an ant problem in the kitchen....maintenance was called again, don't known if they came. I have pictures if you care to see them. As a Healthy Home Evaluator for the Department of Energy, this rental would have received a very low score. Water damage on the interior walls is due to rotten trim around the windows, some of the trim is so bad it's almost non-existent. I can see where they already had problems with the water lines because they were not insulated (they left the old lines laying on the ground) We did ask if there was another place available. I will not recommend this place to anyone. This pretty much how I will write my stay in Face Book

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our priority is definitely to please our guests. However, we really would like our guests to avail themselves of on site management to address problems rather than submitting their feedback several weeks after their stay. We would rather address their concerns while there rather than after the fact. We note our recent guests' concern but also note that their stay was immediately after a rather unusually cold winter for the Outer Banks and some pipes under the house had frozen. The contractors clearly should have removed debris from the ground including paneling. Unfortunately this was never brought to management's attention at the time although they did come out for other matters like the television programming. We point out that some of the TVs are for DVD and VCR use only and the others are connected to Direct TV which sometimes call for reprogramming. Management serves that purpose as they did with our March guests in case guests prefer not to call Direct Tv themselves. Since management serves as the eyes and ears for the owner in taking care of guests we rely on their information. They've assured me that for the items they were called out for they addressed such as the inevitable ant problems that periodically come up at beachfront property. They also brought bleach for the guests concern about mold. Management indicates that they look for issues such as mold and may overlook areas that are not extensive. As the guests pointed out, there appeared to be previous water damage which indicates that it has now been addressed with a need to touch up some of the woodwork. So that our future guests are assured, please note that some issues may arise during a guests' stay that the owner is not aware of. So we ask that you immediately call management when these issues arise. We definitely appreciate the feedback from our late March guests but we are somewhat perplexed by the late evaluation since management indicates that they were present at our guests' departure and that they seemed like pleased guests.
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4

Nice Quiet Spot

  • 4 of 5

The house was in a perfect location as far as close to stores but still in a quiet area and very close to the beach. It was very affordable that allows dogs which is a huge plus. The only reason I did not give 5 stars is the house could definitely use a fix me up. The drawers in the kitchen need to be fixed, the deck wood could use some tending to, the ceiling fan is a bit sketchy, the couch cushions reeeeeeeally need to be replaced, and there was a lot of glass and trash outside of the building. Other than that the house is a good fit for a simple vacation :)

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

"Our beach week in Salvo"

  • 4 of 5

Although we had to leave one day early due to a medical problem, we really had a good time here and the property is a Central point to the lighthouses and activities south on highway 12 and also just as close so that you can have day trips to every thing North on highway 12 as far as Corolla.I'm sorry we had to withhold one star from our review, but this was because the house needs just a little TLC..such as stuck cabinets,lights, and just general upkeep in maintenance,but overall, a good place to take your family for the week.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great hot tub. Close to the beach. Good price. My family had a great time. Everything went smoothly.

  • 4 of 5

A couple items could be upgraded, outdoor shower, kitchen cabinets and the living room furniture but for the proximity to the beach, grills and hot tub, this was just what I wanted for the price and for only 3 months notice. Great value!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Norfolk
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Many
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Hatteras Village
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Kitty Hawk
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
NC Hwy 12
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
several
Car: recommended

Near:

Lighthouses

Lifesaving Museum

Ferry Terminal to Ocracoke Island

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage on Salvo, Outer Banks

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Prime
16 Jun 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£673
for 3 nights
From
£209
£1,396
 
 
Fall
16 Sep 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£490
for 3 nights
From
£148
£1,031
 
 
Winter
2 Dec 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£376
for 3 nights
From
£110
£711
 
 
Pre Summer
1 Apr 2019 - 15 Jun 2019
3 night minimum stay
£593
for 3 nights
From
£183
£1,168
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £38.07
Property Damage Protection £44.92

Lockbox combo will be provided by Shore Details once full payment is made. Shore Details is your on site contact for any matters that need to be addressed during your stay. Their number is 252 3577121

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