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Ocean Front Home on the Beach!! Newly refurbished!

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 Full Baths, Best Deck on the Beach and Steps to the Surf

Views, views, and views! Sparkling, clean, and comfortable, our beautifully decorated oceanfront home is perfect for families and friends looking for a fantastic beach front vacation rental in Duck, NC (winner in the top 10 coastal towns in the US by USA Today!). Our home, “Spindrift,” is perched just above the dunes, seconds to the surf with endless views of the crystalline ocean and sandy beach.

Spindrift has all the comforts of home, with a great H-shaped plan that provides two 2-bedroom wings (two queens; one queen and one single/single-bunk and single/full bunk beds) with full baths, separated by a great room and fully equipped granite/stainless modern kitchen. Amenities include high speed WiFi, new flat screen TVs in every room with premium cable, new stove, granite/stainless modern kitchen, full-size washer/dryer, dishwasher, new ceiling fans, central a/c, brand new bathrooms, dining for eight, deck chairs and outdoor beach front picnic table, private beach access right in front of our home, private outdoor shower, ample private parking, and much more!

Spindrift features a beautiful, oceanfront sundeck with infinity-edge views—perfect for watching the sunrise over the surf, sunbathing, and relaxing to the sounds of the waves. Look for pods of dolphins or flocks of pelicans flying in and out of the waves from the deck or from Spindrift’s great room and two ocean front master bedrooms!

In addition to our fantastic sunning deck, our private outdoor shower and dressing room are perfect for rinsing the sea water off after an ocean swim. We also have beach chairs and umbrellas in our garage beach box for you to use for relaxing on the beach. If you want a little swimming pool action, Spindrift’s Sea Ridge community pool is just a short walk away. This home is beach time all the time!

Spindrift is a beautiful mile-and-a-half walk or drive to the heart of the Village of Duck, which offers unique shopping, a spa, sport rentals, great dining, coffee houses, bookstores, a sound-side boardwalk, a wonderful park with children’s play area, morning yoga on the town green, and live music venues, not to mention groceries and seasonal local fresh fish and vegetables at the local food stands in the summer.

HELPFUL DETAILS:

- In Summer season (June-end of August) weekly rentals only and are Sunday to Sunday change over to make it easier for you with traffic.

- We have a keyless entry system so no need to rush to pick up or drop off keys. You get your own dedicated code for your stay.

- Check in is any time after 3 p.m. and check out is anytime before 10 a.m.

- Spindrift is dog friendly - one well behaved dog is invited for a $150 fee.

We keep our booking calendar current so please check it out for availability. If we're already booked for your preferred dates, check out our other properties in Duck listed on VRBO too. They are VRBO 449176, VRBO 667198, VRBO 885663, or VRBO 513115!

Cancellation policy: Full refund if cancelled more than 60 days before the start of your stay.

More Details

Owner
Mike and Mary Hayward
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 January, 2018

About Mike and Mary Hayward

We have been coming to Duck for almost two decades to vacation. Each time we were here we would fantasize about owning a little something of this wonderful island to enjoy whenever we could. Finally, just this year we took the plunge and now own Spindrift. It is just the right size and is our special haven to escape to when the pressures of real life get to us and we need ocean beach time to regroup. We hope you too will find that peace of mind and sense of rejuvenation that we get each time we come to Spindrift. We look forward to sharing it with you and your family. We hope you will select Spindrift as your beach vacation rental to make cherishable beach memories to remember in the years to come.

Mike and Mary Hayward purchased this house in 2015

Why Mike and Mary Hayward chose Duck

Spindrift is located right on the ocean on one of the most beautiful east coast beaches in the U.S. It has the best view and private access for year round beach front enjoyment! Spectacular sunrises and moon rises greet you daily! We have had so much fun making Spindrift a comfortable place to relax with many details we enjoy for our own comfort and down time. We enjoy our morning coffee on Spindrift's ocean front deck and our lovely sunsets from our sound side deck. Sometimes we see dolphins swimming right in front of Spindrift and deer grazing right in back of Spindrift!

Spindrift is located only a mile and half from the town of Duck, which is a very walkable, bike and dog-friendly quaint coastal village with super friendly folk and wonderful shopping, dining and many fun things to do for you and the family. You can rent kayaks, canoes, bikes, tandem bikes, etc., to enjoy the walking/biking trail and many water activities Duck has to offer. Take yoga classes on the Duck green in the summer or in the winter practice yoga at Village Yoga. Watch family friendly free movies on Friday evenings on the town green in the summer, stroll the sound-side boardwalk for ice cream, Duck Doughnuts, and watch the ospreys nesting. We love it here and come all the time.

What makes this house unique

With the beach in front of you and great shopping, restaurants and a park within walking distance, you may not want to get into your car to explore the many exciting places on the Outer Banks. There are four great lighthouses that are worth seeing - the Currituck Beach Lighthouse in Corolla, Bodie Island Lighthouse, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and Ocracoke Island Lighthouse which you have to take a ferry to get to the island. The Whalehead Club and Wildlife Educational Center are interesting. The site of the first airplane flight by the Wright brothers is a National Park in Kill Devil Hills. The park displays replicas of the original Wright Flyer. Jockey's Ridge, the tallest sand dune on the east coast is in Nags Head. Climbing to the top to view the sunset over the sound is memorable. Keep driving south on Rt. 12 and you reach Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Oregon Inlet. A visit to the Manteo Waterfront and the Elizabethan Gardens is a great trip. Don't forget Jeannette's Pier in south Nags Head for fishing and aquariums.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
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 with Shower , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Two full baths
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1- Beach Sunshine - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - Nautical Blue - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - Coral Reef - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - Double Ducks Bunk Room - 1 Double Bed , 2 Bunk Bed , Two bunks: 1 single/single and 1 single/full
  • 4 Bedrooms - 3 queen and two bunk beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fall and winter bring their own charm to the Outer Banks. The big crowds are gone and long walks on the beach often have one set of foot prints - yours. September and October are warm and golden; the sea oats are full and heavy, waving over the dunes. The traffic is gone, so a trip to watch the fish come in or just to go out to dinner is a pleasure - no waiting. If fishing is your passion, the piers and the surf off of our beach have produced fantastic catches. Golf is another activity that is more pleasurable during warm days in fall and winter. There are many courses to choose from and again - no waiting. Most of the shops have 'end of the season' sales and the restaurants are happy to see you without reservations. Shells on the beach appear more plentiful. Many people - including the owners - prefer this slower season.

Reviews

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Ocean Front Home on the Beach!! Newly refurbished!
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5

Great home and perfect for two families!!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home right on the beach!!! Very homey too! We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything was great!

  • 5 of 5

Spindrift was awesome! We had a great Thanksgiving and a fun time for our entire family. The house had everything we needed and was very comfortable for us.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfectly Appointed Home

  • 5 of 5

About the Home:

This home had more than enough bedrooms for our family. It was perfectly appointed with nice touches such as videos, a couple of games, binoculars, and several interesting books about the area. Best of all, was "dog friendly" to our small dog! If you have a herding dog that needs to keep an eye on all family members, this is perfect because it is single-story with 2 bedrooms on each side of the great room (where our dog "took up watch" on everyone). My mother is 92 with slight arthritis in her knees, but it was easy to navigate the rear stairs due to a landing where we could all take a break and enjoy the view. The rear deck is fantastic (as you can see by the photos). We have stayed in many beautiful homes in Duck, but will stay at this home in the future. Again, it was simply perfect for our family.

About the Home's Location:

Speaking of dogs, Duck NC allows off-leash dogs on the beach if they remain under control by command; thus, Duck is our beach destination of choice even though it is significantly farther away from our home than other beaches (8 hrs as opposed to 3). The neighborhood for this home is beside the Research Pier, which provides extra darkness if you are star gazing or watching meteor showers. Star gazing is a must-do-item if you are in Duck, the 4WD area, or Hatteras due to lack of light pollution. Because of Duck's dog friendly policies, we have stayed in Duck over 10 times in less than 5 years, though we just found this home the last time we were in Duck. We will return to Duck next year, and will definitely stay in this house.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic house!

  • 5 of 5

We went for a long weekend in November and couldn't be happier with our choice of where to stay! The house was absolutely perfect! We were completely spoiled being oceanfront and having the beach all to ourselves! The layout of the house was great too with two separate wings of two bedrooms each. I honestly can't think of anything I'd improve and we'd absolutely go back if we visit again. Plus, the owners are extremely responsive and helpful. I wouldn't hesitate to book again!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

My experience in the past has been that the pictures of the property really don't represent the current state of the house. That is NOT the case with this house. The house was clean and well cared for. It appears that the air conditioner is new, which although not as important for our October stay will be nice during the summer months.

It was decorated in an adorable beach theme without going over the top or looking cheesy. I think we've all seen those houses that have gone too far. No one really wants to use a bathroom with an octopus toilet paper holder, do they? If you do, then this house is not for you. Both bathrooms had clearly recently been updated with new sinks, flooring, fixtures and everything else. The kitchen also sported a new renovation.

It is the perfect size for a quiet vacation where you "forget" to invite those 15 family members that always tag along and eat all your food. My only concern is that more people will see this review and reserve it before I have the opportunity to plan my next beach vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Updated yet comfortable

  • 4 of 5

You could not get any closer to the beach with out pitching a tent on the beach. Lovely area and very dog friendly community. We also enjoyed the local dog park in Kitty Hawk.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
78 Miles
Norfolk International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
Sunset Grille or Blue Pointe Grill
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Duck Woods Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
NC 12
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
Sunset Grill
Nearest Beach
In front of house
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Duck, 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
 
Winter '18
3 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£605
for 3 nights
From
£202
From
£222
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,169
 
 
Early Spring
1 Mar 2018 - 2 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£653
for 3 nights
From
£218
From
£234
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,371
 
 
Late Spring
3 Apr 2018 - 1 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,161
for 3 nights
From
£387
From
£415
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,278
 
 
Early Summer
2 May 2018 - 20 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,609
for 3 nights
From
£536
From
£572
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,782
 
 
Getting Warmer...
21 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,657
for 3 nights
From
£552
From
£589
Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,185
 
 
Summer 18
3 Jun 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£3,991
for 7 nights
£3,991
 
 
Late Summer
27 Aug 2018 - 23 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,645
for 3 nights
From
£548
From
£585
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,943
 
 
Fall
24 Sep 2018 - 30 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,040
for 3 nights
From
£347
From
£371
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,975
 
 
Late Fall
31 Oct 2018 - 20 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£762
for 3 nights
From
£254
From
£270
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,371
 
 
Thanksgiving
21 Nov 2018 - 26 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,101
for 3 nights
From
£367
From
£391
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,032
 
 
This side of Christmas
27 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
From
£274
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,371
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£968
for 3 nights
From
£323
From
£355
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,774
 
 
Winter 19
3 Jan 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
£605
for 3 nights
From
£202
From
£222
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,189
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £357.55
Pet Fee £107.26
Tax Rate 12.75%

Linens are not included - sheets and towels.
During the Summer season - June-August 7 day minimum with Sunday to Sunday turnover.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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