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Large and Luxurious 5BR House, 3.5BA, Sleeps 12, Dogs okay. Book now & save!

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Beautiful home newly decorated, new appliances, hot tub and pets acceptable

This wonderful house named 'Bluewater' has been overhauled top to bottom, inside and outside. Inside, the house is extremely spacious and well appointed, with all new plush beds, new appliances and new flat screen TVs. Outside, there are numerous decks, a screened porch with new gas grill and dining table, plus a hot tub and hammock and swinging seats in the shade. You will really be happy when you return from the beach as there are two separate outdoor showers. This incredible home is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac very near the fitness center, 15 acre lake, lakeside pool, tennis courts, playground and basketball courts. It is a short stroll or bike ride to the beach-front pool. We have a great view of the Currituck Lighthouse which comes to life each evening at dark.

In terms of bedrooms, there are two masters on the second floor with king size beds and en suite bathrooms. One of the masters has a built in desk for working and we provide a printer/fax/copier to help keep up with things back at the office. On the first floor, there is a bunk room that sleeps four and two bedrooms with queen beds. All beds are brand new and are plush (i.e., very comfortable). We provide sheets and bath towels for your use, so no packing or renting linens.

Check in on Friday - Get checked-in, settled and relaxing faster and with less hassle than Saturday-Saturday rentals (when 65-70% of OBX vacationers arrive/depart).

Beach - Find the beach a five minute walk away - for your convenience we provide: beach chairs, beach umbrella, beach toys, cooler, and a beach cart to get you and your necessities to and from the beach.

Getting to the Beach:

Walking (5 minutes)-slip out the back door, walk across to Ocean Hill Blvd East, turn left onto Windance Lane, access to beach (and closest parking lot) on right side about 600 feet down the street

Driving (2-3 minutes)-go North on Rt. 12 about 1/4 mile, after sharp turn, turn right onto Headwind Way and parking lot, ocean side pool and snack bar are straight ahead

Hot Tub and Pools - we have a 5-6 person hot tub on the second level in the shade under the screen porch (3rd level). We do not have a private pool, but the closest neighborhood pool is within approximately 200 feet of the house and we have usually found it to be quiet and not crowded. Both that pool and the ocean side pool are large and staffed during the day and include chairs and tables with umbrellas.

Renter Reviews - We have owned and rented another 5BR home in Wintergreen, VA for 9 years and there are 100+ renter reviews that are all outstanding. To get a sense of how we furnish and maintain our houses and communicate with renters, please see reviews for house #73537 on VRBO.

More Details

Gina and Chris Hamilton
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 July, 2017

About Gina and Chris Hamilton

We have been enjoying the Outer Banks for many decades. We bought a house in Villages of Ocean Hill last year and have been so pleased by the location and community amenities that we jumped at the opportunity to buy a second home as a rental property

Gina and Chris Hamilton purchased this house in 2014

Why Gina and Chris Hamilton chose Outer Banks

You will be stunned by this property inside and outside. It is well designed and conveniently located for lots of activities. It is also well suited to an executive that wants to get away with their family and still have some work space with a phone, internet and printer/fax/copier.

What makes this house unique

We have put a lot of effort into making this a very comfortable and well appointed home. You will no doubt say 'wow' when you arrive.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Corolla in Fruitville

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Do not move around the furniture
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , In Master #1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , In Master #2
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , On first floor, serving three bedrooms
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , On third floor, serving the great room
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master #1 - King size bed with plush mattress, en suite bath
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master #2 - King size bed with plush mattress, en suite bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Bunk Bed , Sleeps 4 in two bunk beds
  • All new plush mattresses and linens
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Large and Luxurious 5BR House, 3.5BA, Sleeps 12, Dogs okay. Book now & save!
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews

Relaxing atmosphere and very clean

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with our stay. The house was clean upon arrival and was ready when promised. The only "problem" we had during our stay was the refrigerator. It was not as cool as it should have been, however, our food did not spoil or anything. We did ask for maintenance to come, but they didn't arrive until halfway into our stay. My only suggestion would be to spray the porches down with some type of spider repellent. They were everywhere at night which made it hard to enjoy the hot tub and upper deck. We will most likely stay here again in the future. It was a 10 second drive to the beach with ample parking and great pools! Thanks again for letting us rent your home. We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate the feedback, of course, but to be clear we called in the refrigerator for service immediately upon being contacted and in OBX fashion it took a couple of days for the service tech to arrive. It turned out the problem was user error with a setting and there was no repair needed. We have always had the house treated for bugs, including spiders, but I will request an intermediate spraying.
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Comfortable, clean, and convenient to everything

  • 5 of 5

Our week at Bluewater was very fun and relaxing. It was a very quick bike ride to beach access thanks to the two bikes and kids trailor that are provided, and a delicious coffee and beer garden, tons of restaurants, the Corolla Adventure Park, historic Old Corolla, the lighthouse...All were a moment's walk, ride or drive away. We really didn't need our car except for grocery trips. The house is in a cul-de-sac next to the (small) main road, which made for fun people watching and gave us a feel of seclusion since we weren't looking right into someone's backyard. Being able to bring the dog was a bonus. There's an enclosed pebbled area under the house for off leash potty breaks...not having to walk him every time he needed to go was great.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bluewater Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

A perfect week for my family over our kids Spring & Easter Break!

The listing description was 100% accurate, while being both clean & well maintained. The hands-on owners went out of their way to communicate & make our stay at their house very enjoyable.

The Bikes & Hot Tub (with great Lighthouse views) only added to our Great Week in Corolla. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

It's a great home away from Home!!

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bluewater: An Inspiring, Stunning Beach House For a Writer and Her Dog

  • 5 of 5

To help with my profound grief after having lost my beloved mom, and to focus my energies on writing my own projects (vs. my client's), I decided to rent a beach house in the OBX with my dog, Lorenzo, for the winter months. While I knew that the scent, sight, and sensation of the Atlantic would help to soothe my aching soul, I had no idea just how much the particular house I chose to rent would do the same.

Lorenzo and I awoke pre-sunrise each morning and ventured to the ocean. Throughout our 2-month stay, we explored various paths, back streets, & hide-away shortcuts to the sea. Every morning from the seashore, we beheld the glory of that one sun star rising over the Atlantic. In the afternoons, we explored the deserted back streets of the Ocean Hill neighborhood. In the early evenings, Lorenzo and I would either sit on the community's deck overseeing the 10-acre fishing lake (a 30-second walk from the house), or we’d venture over to the Currituck Sound Park (a 1-minute drive from the house) and watch the duck hunters dock their boats and the sun splash over the Sound as it set on another day. Some days Lorenzo and I would walk up to the 4x4 beach where the horses run free, or we’d explore the well-maintained wood trail at the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge just up the road from the house.

My hours exploring the well-maintained neighborhood with Lorenzo were further inspired by the hours enjoyed in the wide-open space of Bluewater. I wrote at the big table outside on the top deck, with the famous Currituck Lighthouse in view. I wrote from the huge built-in desk in the master bedroom, with the view of the cul-de-sac and the Fitness Center just a stone’s throw from the windows. I wrote at the cool blue countertop that hugged the kitchen. I wrote at the dining room table surrounded by nearly floor-to-ceiling windows; I wrote at the coffee table, and I wrote from a lounge chairs on the back deck overlooking Route 12.

I relaxed in the hot tub every night, often took bike rides to the beach, the Chapel, and the library, and -- on the rare occasions I chose to drive somewhere, I'd go to the Food Lion for groceries (just 7 minutes away), the North Banks Restaurant & Raw Bar for their crazy-good Colossal Lump Crab Grenades (8 minutes), or Harris Teeter for their fabulous fried chicken (9 minutes).

Bluewater is a cool combination of every beach lover's dream: a high-end beach house situated in the center of a serene, nature-filled setting.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, very clean, easy access to many things! Owners were very accommodating. Comfortably fit our large party. Great big kitchen and living area. Enjoyed lounging on the decks and relaxing in the hot tub. Highly recommend to all!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Currituck Beach Lighthouse
Corolla Beach
North Banks Restaurant & Raw Bar
Tim Buck II Shopping Center
Heritage Park
Mike Dianna's Grill Room
Wild Horse Museum Store
Duck Donuts
Corolla Village
Corolla Cantina
Agave Roja
Bacchus Wine and Cheese
Sundogs Raw Bar and Grill
Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Norfolk International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Corolla Bier Garden
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Currituck Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Villages of Ocean Hill Beach

Community (Villages of Ocean Hill) is very nice and includes a lot of amenities, including two large pools, tennis courts, play ground, basketball court, volleyball court, shuffleboard courts and a 15 acre lake for fishing and kayaking. The community is adjacent to nature preserve and boardwalk to the sound and is a short bike ride to the Village of Corolla.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Corolla, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer - low 2017
18 Aug 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall - 2017
16 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Winter/Spring 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Summer - high 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 16 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £60.66
Pet Fee £115.18 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Families only and must be over age 30. Well behaved dogs (maximum of two - no cats) welcome but you must pay the additional fee and you are liable for any damage they may cause.

Note, many other houses add additional fees for cleaning and linens, and that is included in our fees!

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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