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Enjoy the ocean breeze while you relax on the large screened porch.The deck provides a great spot for reading or just enjoying the sunshine.
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Sun, surf, and the SANDS Cottage


Sun, surf, and the SANDS Cottage

5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1.5 baths
5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1.5 baths
Sparkling clean6 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Only three lots from the beach and only three minutes to the Atlantic Ocean, Sands is the perfect oasis for your family vacation. This cozy two bedroom cottage is just a short walk to several local restaurants, shops, and family-friendly activities.


Free parking on premises
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 queen beds
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years) - The cabinets do not have child-proof closures and the electrical outlets do not have childproof plugs.
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 10AM


41 Reviews

Isaac User Profile
June 2018
We loved staying at Betsy's house. It is super close to the beach, you can see and hear the beach from the windows! Perfect location for our family since it is just a climb over the dunes to the beach. Also convenient to a few restaurants and stores. The kitchen was well stocked…
Christopher User Profile
June 2018
We enjoyed our visit in Cape Hatteras! The location of Betsy's house is literally right by the beach! We dined local and enjoyed using the park style charcoal grill at the house. We loved having privacy at our own place while on vacation. I highly recommend this house!
Sarah User Profile
May 2018
Betsy was an excellent host! the house was just large enough for the 5-6 of us, the open area at the front with the kitchen and living room in one space was perfect. we especially enjoyed the nice wicker chairs on the screened-in porch! The outdoor shower, vacuum and cleaning su…
Meg User Profile
May 2018
Betsy's home is in a great location; it's a short walk to the beach and shopping and restaurants are nearby. The Sands is very clean and nicely decorated. It was a very comfortable place to stay and relax. We enjoyed the boogie boards, sand toys and beach chairs that Betsy provid…
Pj User Profile
May 2018
Betsy’s place is wonderful! Perfect for myself and my son and daughter for a Mother’s Day long weekend. The screened porch is great in the evening. I suggest going out on the beach at night (take a flashlight) and put a blanket down to look up at the stars-spectacular! The house …
Lori User Profile
April 2018
Excellent beach biking getaway for us. Betsy was great with local suggestions - place was very clean considering it’s right near the beach equals sand. Thank goodness for the hose outside. We had camped prior to arrival so the washer/dryer was a nice to have!!! Only suggestio…
Anne User Profile
April 2018
This was our first time in the Outer Banks. While I know that there are many more places to stay, this place was so simple and perfect that we don't intend to stay anywhere else when we return to the Outer Banks.

Hosted by Betsy

Buxton, North Carolina, United StatesJoined in March 2016
Betsy User Profile
100 Reviews
Betsy is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am a retired educator who has been a resident of Hatteras Island most of my life. My parents owned a small motel in Buxton for over forty years where we formed lifelong friendships with visitors from all over the world. I am happy to continue my family's tradition of providing…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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