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A Wee Beach Cottage ( Recently New owners)

Bedrooms 2
Space 675 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Hello! Welcome to A Wee Beach Cottage in Peaceful and Relaxing Salvo

Hello! And welcome to a Wee Beach Cottage in beautiful Salvo on Hatteras Island. Thank you for your interest. We are located on a quiet street and just 390 feet from the beach access and a few minutes’ drive to a beach day-use park on the sound side. Traditional beach box bungalow. Come and enjoy a cozy and comfortable getaway vacation! This classic beach bungalow has been completely renovated inside, and clean, fresh, and comfortable. Great getaway for a couple or small family, kite boarder, and surfers. Have a great, relaxing time at our beautiful beach, never crowded with its golden sands. Enjoy a great day of surf fishing or sunbathing and come out at night with your flashlights and go ghost crab hunting. The roads are quiet and safe to walk or ride your bike to the day-use park. Get away from the hustle and bustle of life. Relax on the deck at night and watch the sky full of stars, so close you feel like you could touch them, or in the screened porch while enjoying your barbeque from the charcoal grill provided. Swim, fish, surf or kiteboard, windsurf, kayak or paddleboard on sound side. Salvo day-use park is perfect for a family with little ones where the water is shallow and warm. Rinse off in the outside shower! General and seafood store within walking distance. Lots of places to hire bikes, boards, kayaks, fishing gear, all close by. Whether you are looking for adventure or just wanting to chill on the beach, cast your worries aside and come enjoy a simple, fun, and relaxing vacation

(Colony Dr. is a very quiet beach road, no traffic except for residents who live or vacation in Hatteras Colony ).

**Please note. .....The service fee is added on by VRBO and not by the Owner. All monies for such go to VRBO directly.

I would like to say a HUGE Thank You to all my WONDERFUL and caring Guests and their families who stayed at A Wee Beach Cottage in 2016. It was great having you and I thank each and every one of you for taking such good care of A Wee Beach Cottage as if she were your own. Looking forward to you staying with us in 2017. Excited to meet our new and future Guests in 2017. My wish is 2017 will be a year of Good Health, Happiness, and Peace on Earth.

More Details

Lisa Melendez
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
1 July, 2017

About Lisa Melendez

I was born and grew up in Scotland and have been in USA for 33 years. I am a proud Military Spouse of 23 years and a supporter of The Wounded Warrior. A Wee Beach Cottage was proud to host a young Marine Wounded Warrior and his fiancee earlier this year and we plan on doing this as a yearly event. My home is in Hampton Roads area in Va . I came down to Salvo in 2014 to watch my sons go kite boarding for the first time and fell in love with Salvo and its friendly folks and beautiful quiet and sandy beach. I decided Salvo would be a great place to get my family together when we could and enjoy our time together in a relaxing setting. I have 2 grown sons a grown daughter and a new wee Grandaughter. Exciting times!

I would like to say a huge Thank you to all our guests that stayed this our first summer renting. You have all been so wonderful and I appreciate you very much. Thanks so much for the awesome reviews! Looking forward to a great second season and we thank everyone for their support and confidence in renting this humble Wee Cottage !

Lisa Melendez purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Lisa Melendez chose Hatteras Island

I bought this property in Aug 2014. Looked at it and knew it had to be named A Wee Beach Cottage. It was snuggled in between all the huge beach houses around it and thought it was just perfect. It is only WEE but has lots to offer.

It is very close to the Beach (390 ft) and a short bike ride or drive to the Sound. Great for Surfers and Kiterboarders. Perfect to take a short walk to the beach and enjoy your first cup of morning coffee and watch the sunrise ! Sit in the screened in Porch and read your book or look at the thousands of stars on the deck at night. Amazing!

A Wee Beach Cottage Is perfect for a cozy getaway, small family vacation or for adventure seekers.

What makes this cottage unique

I found A Wee Beach Cottage on one of my trips to the area and decided it was a perfect location and size. So close to the beach and Sound, shops and restaurants short walk or drive. Our street is safe for kids to ride their bikes or skateboard, mostly only traffic from guests staying in acommodation on street. Everything needed for a perfect vacation in a friendly neighbourhood of Salvo. Hatteras Colony. So much to Do and See in the area.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage on Salvo on Kinnakeet

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 675 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Outdoor Shower , Newly renovated!
  • Complimentary towels, shower gel, fresh towels
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Dresser, night stand, and closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Bunk Bed , Dresser, TV, closet
  • Queen size sleeper-sofa in living room including bed linens
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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A Wee Beach Cottage ( Recently New owners)
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Peaceful, quaint, and a perfect hostess

  • 5 of 5

Located in the town of Salvo, North Carolina, this adorable cottage was perfect for my family of six. My mother-in-law came with my husband and me and our three young children (6yo, 2yo, and 1yo). We walked to the beach every day, met a few locals who are super friendly and willing to give advice/recommendations, and truly relaxed during our stay. We loved that it was quiet and not so busy like some of the other towns more north and more densely populated.

We brought some groceries but also headed to Food Lion (15 min south driving) and the Dollar General (<5 min north driving) when we needed to stock up. We cooked almost all of our meals and had everything we needed to make pasta dishes, pizza, breakfast burritos, French toast, BBQ (charcoal grill provided). Lisa, the owner, provides free coffee and a wonderful selection of teas, with coffee maker (and filters and creamer!) or electric water kettle.

We enjoyed local ice cream in Avon (10 min south driving), the Salvo Day Use Area (<5 min Soith driving), the free ferry to Ocracoke Island (45 min south driving), and also visited Cape Hattaras lighthouse (25 min south driving). We stayed over the Easter holiday and there was a free egg hunt for our kids to enjoy despite a storm passing in Nags Head at the Kitty Hawk Kite store (30 min north driving).

What made our stay most enjoyable was the attention to detail Lisa provided. She bought buckets for each of our kids to enjoy in the sand, some plastic Easter eggs that they later hid shells in, and had age appropriate games available for them to play with. We also took advantage of the beach cart to haul the two beach umbrellas she had, and although we did not use them, there are beach chairs available to tow along as well. We brought our own beach towels and shampoo/conditioner, but Lisa provided body soap for both the inside bathroom and outdoor shower which has hot water!

There is a washer and dryer in the kitchen area, making clothes washing convenient before our trip home. A green binder with useful information is also provided to help you acclimate to the house and surrounding area. From the moment we entered it was thoroughly clean which made us feel right at home right away. We tend to be picky about this detail, but she did not overlook it one bit :)

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Darling beach house in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

With just a few steps from the beach, Lisa's house was perfect for our weekend getaway with friends. There are two rooms (1 full/queen) and 1 bunk bed, as well as a pullout couch. You could easily fit 5-6 people. The home had everything we needed, including a grill and beach toys. It was cutely decorated and very clean. Even though we visited in the off-season (September), the weather was perfect for spending a relaxing time at the beach. We accidentally forgot our duffel bag in the living room, and Lisa is doing everything she can to make sure we get it back. A+ service and hospitality. Thank you for everything, Lisa!! We want to come back soon!


- Great coffee at Forbes (~3 min. drive)

- Delicious fish tacos at Buxton Munch (~20 min. drive)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very charming, clean cottage

  • 5 of 5

WOW we loved the Wee Little Cottage and the owner made sure our stay was great. My wife and I have stayed in this same area for 19 years straight with her large family. We were down a month + ago but we wanted to stay a few days with our two dogs and just each other. Lisa made it all possible and worked with us. It was great so much was provided even treats and a towel to dry off our dogs. Very, very clean and simple just what we wanted. We plan to stay again next year. I wish there were more of the older cottages left in this area as nice as this one. Owner did a great job in fixing up the cottage just enough to keep the old charm. It was decorated inside very well thought out. Lisa stayed in touch with us before and during our stay to make sure all was going okay. Thank you for letting us stay in your Wee Little Cottage and bring our dogs along. Most relaxong and easy trip to the Rodanthe we have had in years.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming, relaxing, beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Wee Beach Cottage the first week of Sept, 2016. The cottage is extremely clean, bright, well equipped and also very cozy. Furnishings were comfortable and stylish. Bedding, towels and many added perks were provided! The owner, Lisa, went out of her way to make our stay enjoyable, ensuring we had everything we needed to wind down and relax! I would highly recommend staying at this affordable cottage. A short walk to beautiful beaches and many attractions are a short drive away.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Small, but lots of love inside

  • 4 of 5

The 'wee cottage' is small but carefully updated and furnished to make a visitor feel right at home. The owner has been very thoughtful about what a visitor might need, and very helpful in providing information about local food, restaurants and so on. The only minor drawback I found was the outside of the house--the deck and porch are a bit worn and the grass needed cutting. But my dog and I settled right in, made it home, and thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place for us.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Lisa's house. She was a great host and the place was clean and not far from the beach. It was cozy for our family of four and had everything we needed. We would definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. Hope to see you again ! Sincerely, Lisa
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Quiet safe street, friendly neighbours, Beautiful sand dunes 390ft walk .St Waves deli literally around the corner, awesome breakfast sandwiches, Day-use park within 5-7 min. drive on sound side perfect for cookouts, kite boarding, paddle boarding, kayaking, and swimming for small children, water shallow and calm. Perfect for floaties. Like to run in the morning, ride a bike or just walk to the shops and leave your car behind? Awesome walking/ Bike path. Walk to the Deli for your breakfast sandwich or next door St. Waves Seafood and pick up the freshest seafood caught locally. All locally owned with friendly customer service. There is also a General Store for all your other needs. Foodlion supermarket is south of Salvo. Pick up all your grocery supplies without leaving the Island. Local owned fruit stands. Liberty Gas station has lots of brochures of things to do and places to see. Delicious local restaurants and grills. Waterman's has awesome food with a waterview and live bands at the weekends. Local kiteboarding/surfing shops within 10-15 mins drive. It's all here in Salvo for an amazing Hatteras Island experience. Come join us, you will be so glad you did!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage on Salvo, Outer Banks

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 2017
13 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £58.26
Pet Fee £58.26
Damage Deposit £116.52

* Rates are subject to change until confirmed and paid. Please note.......Service fee is charged by VRBO not by homeowner and all monies go directly to VRBO and not homeowner. $75 non refundable pet fee. This fee is not a damage fee . Any damage incurred by pet will be deducted from damage deposit. Please do not allow pet on bed or furniture.
* In accordance the Sales and Use Division, NC Dept. of Revenue as revised June 14, 2012:

Examples of items thatare taxable as part of the accommodation rental include: credit card fees; damage fees; early/late departure fees; extra person charges; in-room safe rentals; inspection fees; linen fees; maid/cleaning fees; “peace of mind” fees (similar to insurance but provided by hotel or rental agency rather than third-party carrier); pet fees (incurred by guests who have pets traveling with them); reservation fees (also referred to as a handling, processing, or administrative fee); security deposits; smoking fees; transfer fees (for changing to a different room or unit or a different date); tentative reservation fees (for priority reservation the following year); charges for cribs and roll-away beds; and charges for microwave ovens and refrigerator
Pet deposit.....nonrefundable $75 pet fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.