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Hyggelig (Hoo-ga-lee), A Cozy Retreat in a Peaceful Fishing Village

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Hyggelig (hoo-ga-lee) is a Danish word expressing an atmosphere of well-being, comfort, and togetherness: a grand coziness found right here in Marshallberg, NC!

Marshallberg is a peaceful little fishing village on Core Sound with a sense of place and permanence. Marshallberg streets are perfect for dog-walking and biking. Its shallow shores are ideal for clamming, birding, and kayaking. Cape Lookout, Harker's Island and Shackleford Banks are a short boat ride from the Marshallberg boat ramp.

Hyggelig is a 5 minute walk from the harbor, a waterfront park and a boat ramp. With spacious rooms, large windows and wooden floors, the home brings the outside in. Large windows facing the enclosed back porch make the living room feel even larger. The living room features large plank pine floors, a tuned piano, sitting area, game table, and a wood stove.

The kitchen and dining room overlook azaleas and large pines in the front yard. The main bedroom is a suite, sleeping 2 to 6. It has two sleeping areas, a walk-in closet, a large bathroom with garden tub and shower, and access to a large deck shaded by wisteria.

The second bedroom sleeps two and has a full bath and access to the backyard through a sweet little stoop. The fenced backyard is your own private park shaded by pecan, maple,and fig trees.

Come home to yourself in Hyggelig!

Proximity to conveniences and nearby attractions

We are located midway between Atlantic Beach and the Cedar Island-Ocracoke ferry and less than 30 minutes from Beaufort and the ferry at Harker's Island.

Marshallberg is on a 0.64 square mile peninsula along Core Sound just 3 miles off the Outer Banks Scenic Byway. It's population is just over 400. We have a convenience store (gas, ice, beer, etc.), 2 churches, a fire station, several backyard boat builders, a post office, a fishing harbor, a boat ramp, and a waterfront park with views of Cape Lookout light house and Harker's Island. And great streets for walking and biking.

Nearby Attractions

Fort Macon and Atlantic Beach: 23 miles/44 minutes

NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores: 25 miles/49 minutes

Cedar Island/Ocracoke Ferry: 29 miles/46 minutes

Beaufort: 14 miles/25 minutes

Harker's Island Core Sound Museum and National Park dock (ferry to Cape Lookout and Shackleford Banks): 11 miles/ 24 minutes

Within Marshallberg

Waterfront park and harbor: 0.3 mile

Boat ramp: 0.5 mile

Convenience store: 0.3 mile

Closest restaurants

George's, Smyrna (take-out): 4 miles

Sea Side Galley, Harker's Island: 7 miles

Fish Hook Grill, Harker's Island: 8.5 miles

Captain's Choice, Harker's Island: 8.5 miles

Crossroads Pizza in Otway (take-out): 4.5 miles

Supplies & Such

Lookout Grocery in Smyrna: 3 miles

Dollar General, a pharmacy, a library, and Snap Fitness in Otway: 4.5 miles

More Details

Owner
Anna Hilting
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

About Anna Hilting

The house was my home for more than 12 years and it has been a labor of love to renovate it. I enjoy caring for it and I'm happy to share it with you.

Anna Hilting purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Anna Hilting chose North Carolina

Marshallberg has a great sense of place. It has the old-timey feel of Grand Junction, the small town in west Tennessee where my mother was raised, and where I came home to as a child.

I hope you'll enjoy the small town atmosphere.

What makes this cottage unique

The open layout offers areas to settle in for reading, eating, or visiting that feel cozy while retaining a connection to rest of the house.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Marshallberg in North Carolina

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Garden tub and walk-in shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Entry through hallway or the blue bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 2 room suite with walk-in closet and private bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , private bathroom and door to back yard
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Let us know if we can arrange local activities or personal services. Yoga and exercise classes and massage services are available nearby.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Hyggelig (Hoo-ga-lee), A Cozy Retreat in a Peaceful Fishing Village
average rating of 4.78125 based on 32 reviews
5

This is an amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

Our whole family had a great time in this rental. Anna was amazing. She has really thought of everything. And this house is a short walk to a little area that has awesome shells! I would definitely rent from Anna again. And the drive from the house to Atlantic beach is beautiful. There are lots to do in this area! I highly recommend this property! Thank you for all the new family memories!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! The house is very nice!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The property was absolutely amazing we had a great stay! Everything that you could possibly think of and Anna was just awesome with local places to eat. We loved it very peaceful and we will be returning in the future!

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house. It is well appointed, close to the water and in a very friendly, quiet area. The house is fully furnished and included many small details that so many other places we have stayed just forget - but not Anna, she has thought of everything! Highly recommended! You won't be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing and Cozy House

  • 4 of 5

This house was spacious and warm. Anna does a great job making this rental feel like you have arrived home. There are games/kayaks/bikes to use, basic amenities that you are likely to forget (ie. coffee, sugar). AC worked great and the place was incredibly clean. This home is only a short hop from Harkers Island/Cape Lookout and a 20 min drive to Morehead City. Compare to hotels and its a really obvious choice to stay at Hyggelig. You wont regret it.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The home was more than what we expected!

  • 5 of 5

The property was extremely well maintained and clean. The home was in a very quiet and relaxing neighborhood and short walk to the waterfront. Our family really enjoyed the home very much and it was perfect for our family of 5. I am hoping we get to return soon!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Coastal Carolina
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Beaufort, NC
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Amtrak Bus from Morehead City to Wilson
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Scenic Route Highway 70
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Smyrna, Otway, Beaufort, Harker's Island
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Core Banks, Radio Island, Atlantic Beach
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Marshallberg, USA

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
 
Summer 2017
24 May 2017 - 20 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£166
for 1 night
From
£127
£827
£2,842
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£153
for 1 night
From
£114
£696
£2,229
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £38.84
Pet Fee £38.84
Damage Deposit £155.38

The balance can be paid in cash upon arrival or paid in advance by credit card through VRBO.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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