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Oceanfront Carova Cottage, 4X4 area, Dog Friendly! Come See The Wild Horses!

Carova Cottage - side facing the beach
5.0 of 5 bubbles
3 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
Corolla, Outer Banks, North Carolina
Carova Cottage, LLC
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CLEAN, CLASSIC, QUIET, OCEANFRONT BEACH COTTAGE, AN EXCEPTIONAL VALUE!!! Linens & Towels Included, Cleaning Fees 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 on the isl...
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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 3 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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Listing #FKN2391249
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Bel Air, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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Our stay was the best! We went to celebrate my husband's birthday and were extremely pleased. The cottage is wonderful and very clean plus the views are beautiful. The kitchen is fully stocked to meet any cooking needs. Our favorite part were all the wild horses on the property. We will be going back for years to come including our...

arthur i
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 for a stay in March 2016
people found this review helpful

Had a fun drive up the sandy beach to the cottage. Found the cottage exactly as described, very clean and well furnished. The owners were extremely nice and helpful. We couldn't have picked a better place for our vacation.

Management response:

Arthur, Thank you for staying with us, we are so glad that you enjoyed your vacation at Carova Cottage. I hope you got to see the baby horses! Please stay with us again. The Brennans


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Levittown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Great vacation from first step into the home. Very open and airy, yet cozy. Kitchen well supplied for the "chef" to cook. Bedrooms great size and the beds were quite comfy. the bathrooms were spacious also. Back deck is the whole length of the house, great for morning coffee and afternoon relaxation after the day on the beach. Our pups...

Management response:

Thank you so much, we are glad you enjoyed Carova Cottage and Carova Beach! We hope to see you again. The Brennans


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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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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
Apr 20, 2017 -
May 20, 2017
May 2017
4 nights
May 28, 2017 -
Jun 10, 2017
June 2017
4 nights
Jun 11, 2017 -
Jul 1, 2017
June 2017
7 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
Very secluded, Nothing but beach houses, no commercialism.
Nearest town is Corolla which is about 20-30 minutes away. Corolla has groceries and other shopping as well as tourist activities.
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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