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Oceanfrt Carova Cottage, Dog Friendly, 4X4 area! See Wild Horses! Private &Quiet

Carova Cottage - side facing the beach
Certificate of Excellence
7 reviews
Carova Cottage - side facing the beach
Front of Carova Cottage
Open Living Room & Dining Room
Living Room with doors to deck & beach
Living Room & Dining Room viewed from upstairs
Galley Kitchen, well stocked with cooking gear including stock pot, crab crackers!
Kitchen with refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, stove.  Regular coffee maker plus a Mini-Keurig.
Dining Room with doors to deck.  Kitchen is on left.  Seating for 6 plus a bench for extra capacity.
Walkway to beach viewed from Dining Room
Private Walkway to Beach
Main Level Queen Bedroom with doors to deck.  New laminate flooring.
Main Level Queen Bedroom, door on left opens to front hallway/living room
Upper Level Queen Bedroom with doors leading to private deck.  New laminate flooring.
Upper Level Queen Bedroom sitting area
Upper Level bathroom with shower. (recently remodeled, picture is before it was completely finished
Upper level bunk bed room with 2 twin beds
Upper level bunk bed room with 2 twins, bunk bed has double on bottom, twin on top.
Upper level hallway.  Computer desk is on right side of picture.
The Wide Beach and the road to Carova Cottage!
Horses on the dune beside Carova Cottage walkway.
Horse in the driveway
Horse resting in back yard!
Wild Horses often graze in the grass
Horse on dune beside walkway
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Carova, Outer Banks, North Carolina
Carova Cottage, LLC
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CLEAN, CLASSIC, QUIET & PRIVATE OCEANFRONT BEACH COTTAGE, AN EXCEPTIONAL VALUE!!! Linens & Towels, Cleaning Fee Included. Pet Friendly (with $35.00 pet fee)!

*Carova Cottage, LLC rents from Sunday to Sunday* Flexible dates in shoulder season.
Note: The cottage is located in an "off-road environment" and A 4 wheel Drive vehicle is essential for reaching the property. You will be driving on the beach and in the sand to get to the cottage!

Carova Cottage, LLC is located 8 miles from Corolla, at MP 20.6, on the Oceanfront of Carova Beach where the beach is unspoiled, clean, wide, and uncrowded. It is very quiet and natural with dunes, sea oats, and wild life - there is no commercialism on this beach! Wild Spanish Mustang horses roam freely...
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About the Owner, Gay B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
The keys to the house will be accessed via a lock box located on the property. I will send the code the week before your visit.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in July 2017

Management response:

Thank you! We hope to have you back to Carova Cottage!


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Reviewed July 10, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Management response:

Glad you enjoyed your visit, Carova is indeed a special place! There are lots of horses on the beach this summer! Thank you for staying with us, we hope to see you again. Gay and Mike


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Reviewed June 9, 2017 for a stay in May 2017
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This place was great, no complaints at all. The kitchen was stocked with basic cooking needs, beds were comfortable, and the house was nice and clean when we arrived. The owner (Gay) was more than helpful throughout the entirety of the booking process, and made booking our week easy and worry free. We loved waking up right by the ocean,...

Management response:

Thank you so much, we are so glad you enjoyed Carova Beach and our little cottage. Carova is definitely not your typical vacation! Please visit with us again, would love to have you back! Gay and Mike


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
Aug 20, 2017 -
Sep 16, 2017
Aug/Sept 2017
3 nights
Sep 17, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
Fall 2017
3 nights
Oct 1, 2017 -
Oct 18, 2017
Oct 2017
3 nights
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  • Pet fee: $35 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Pet Fee $35.00. 12.75% Taxes divided between Currituck County and State of NC - 6% & 6.75%
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About the neighborhood
Carova Beach is very secluded & private, Single family home, you rent the entire house for your rental period. Owners are NOT on-site. Nothing but beach houses in Carova, no commercialism. Uncrowded beaches. You see very few people.

Nearest town is Corolla which is about 20-30 minutes away. Corolla has groceries, restaurants, fresh seafood markets, boutique shopping, and other shopping as well as tourist activities.
Getting around
If you need to park a car overnight, there is a lot just before the asphalt ends in Corolla. A-1 Towing and they charge $75.00 per week.
Car recommended
How to get there
Directions to Carova Cottage:
4 wheel drive is essential!
Day Time Arrival is Best, & come in at Low Tide, if possible! If arriving at night, you will need a strong flashlight. It is hard to see the mile markers at night.
After leaving the asphalt (Rt. 12) in Corolla, you will access the beach. Drive north for 8 miles. You will see a sign on the dune access for the "Recycle Center". Take this access on the left. Take your first right onto Sandfiddler Rd. Drive ½ mile, approximately 9 houses, & you will see the cottage on the right. The house sits very close to the road, the house number is 2083 Sandfiddler Rd. It has a slanted roof (see picture on VRBO/Home Away). You can find the house using your GPS but you may not have a signal.
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