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The Penthouse: Ocean Views from Condo at Barrier Island Station in Duck

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6

You will be absolutely on top of the world when you spend your vacation at “The Penthouse.” This oceanfront, top-level condominium offers comfortable accommodations and sweeping views of the ocean, the pool and the natural beauty of the Outer Banks. Perfect for couples or a small family group, the top floor of this home features a Queen master with a tiled, full bathroom and a loft that has a full-size sleeper sofa. There is also a laundry area on this level. Downstairs on the main level, the spacious living room has deck access that faces the ocean where you’ll be spending plenty of time relaxing. The newly renovated galley-style kitchen has maple cabinets, a tiled backsplash and granite countertops and bar. The dining area seats 4. The second Queen bedroom with an attached full bath is found on this level. Located within the gated community of Barrier Island Station, this resort offers many amenities to guests of all ages and interests. You may choose to lounge alongside the large community pool or to spend long days sunning on the beach. If you prefer a more active vacation, there is a Fitness Center that has an indoor pool, a weight room, showers, a steam room and a sauna, hot tub, and game room with ping pong, pool table among others. Outdoor facilities include tennis and volleyball courts, basketball, and shuffleboard. If a walk to the beach is desired, wooden boardwalks with gazebos guide your path. A full-service snack bar offering food and refreshments of all kinds plus picnic areas with park-style grills, and planned activities for kids are among this resort’s other services.


Property Manager
Paramount Destinations
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2017

Location

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Duck in Dare County

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 2 Queen beds, 1 Full bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis

Reviews

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(2 traveller reviews)

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The Penthouse: Ocean Views from Condo at Barrier Island Station in Duck
average rating of 3.0 based on 2 reviews
Farmington CT
4

If location is a top priority and you don't mind stairs, go for it!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this unit shortly after the previous reviewer. The management company has addressed the air conditioning by installing a window unit in the main level bedroom. We were comfortable on both levels all week. Yes, there were many spider webs on the deck, and they seemed to grow as the week went on. We chalked it up to nature. And it helped to trap the morning bugs.

By asking questions of the management company and seeing the pictures, we were aware of the stairs. They weren't fun by any means, but for an able-bodied family of four definitely manageable.

The location is outstanding! Steps from the pool and beach with beautiful views of the ocean. We did not envy folks that had to drive from other units in the resort to park closer when going to the beach. Kids loved the pool!

The kitchen and bath upgrades were very nice. Water pressure was weak, especially on the second floor shower. But it was only for a week, so manageable. Second floor bed was not as comfortable as the main level bed, but still nice. I liked having the Master suite upstairs. Needs a laundry basket and a remote for the dvd player. Unit was clean on arrival.

All in all, we enjoyed vacationing in Duck, Barrier Island Station, and The Penthouse.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of your vacation booked with us at The Penthouse. The information you provided will be very helpful to those who may wish to stay there in the future. We are happy that you enjoyed yourselves and we look forward to seeing you again in 2018!
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four flights of stairs high ( not listed) poor a/c and spiders/cobwebs Inside and out

  • 2 of 5

Remodel of kitchen and bathrooms was nice but the lack of a/c and poor water pressure in showers was definitely a bummer! Also we were not aware that to get to the "Penthouse" you had to climb four flights of stairs. Many spiders and cobwebs in unit and on deck need to be addressed weekly by cleaning staff.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to submit information on your recent vacation at The Penthouse. Please accept our apology for the issues you experienced; we have made note of them and informed the home owner. We have many homes to choose from and do hope to see you again in 2018! Please let us know if we can assist you in any way. Make it a great day!
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