canalfront home with great view

House - Entire home/apt · Galleon Ct, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, United States
Rich
Your host, Rich
25 Reviews
Response rate: 90%
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3 bedroom 2 bath house also a sleeper sofa and air-beds...master bedroom with private (email hidden)l the amenities of a gated community...soundfront beach with beautiful view and quiet. water gradually deepens to 6 feet 100 yards out..great for swimming or (email hidden) pool available ...4 mile 1 road drive to the ocean(bathrooms and outside showers there).....If you want to relax and have fun this is for you...kayaks, 2 bikes and a paddleboat available for your use..You'll want to come back again and again...parking on site for 6 cars... dvd's and vhs movies are available also. Plenty of restaurants and activities all around. Come down, hit the beach, party,dinner and back to relax after a long day"on vacation"...Also,their are plenty of places to visit, restaurants everywhere, and fishing available on the piers if you are so inclined...cab service is available in case you party too hard..
or you can just try your hand at fishing or crabbing in the backyard..
Pets are allowed only upon approval..Dogs only, sorry
What's included other then above: towels, bed linens,boogie boards,beach chairs and umbrella,life vests,fishing poles, crab pots,miles of canals to explore. Dog beach close by...For the fishing folks, catches in backyard: catfish,croaker,flounder,red drum,striped bass,spot...and some I don't know....This isn't about making money, It's all about people having a great vacation and fun...thank you all for the great reviews.....Rich

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 7
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 4
Extra people: $10 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $1050 /week
Monthly Price: $4000 /month
Cleaning Fee: $75
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict
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  • Rich was very friendly by phone. Seemed to be out of the area when we were there, but that was not a problem. The property was very clean and comfortable and ample space for our family of six. For the price, we will definitely consider using again.

    This was our first time to the Outer Banks, and we loved it! For younger kids we recommend swimming on the Sound side, down at Jockey Ridge State Park.

    Keep in mind the $75 cleaning fee.

    July 2014
  • We enjoyed our 3rd return trip to this great canalfront home! Very peaceful and nice accomodations. Our family loves being out in Colington for the great sound, pool, and canal perks but close to the hustle of OBX. Thanks Rich for another great vacation!

    July 2014
  • My family and I really enjoyed our stay at Rich's place (June 2014). As noted by other reviewers, the space was clean, welcoming, and on a pretty spot of the canal. My son especially loved the breakfast goodies, we liked fishing and crabbing off the dock, and appreciated the quiet and privacy of the location. We used the washer and dryer and took beach chairs and towels to the beach; so all in all it had everything that we needed. We never visited the private salt water pool; we were too busy with all the other fun stuff to do!

    Although Rich wasn't actually on site during our stay, we had several phone calls before and after; and that communication was really helpful.

    We would definitely stay here again! Thanks, Rich.

    June 2014
  • very good. rented the place last year.

    May 2014
  • Our stay was very nice (we were 4). The waterfront view was great (even with the cold weather), we could have a good Thanksgiving dinner (the kitchen is well equiped), and discover very easily the Outer Banks from there. Rich also provide us with a lot of informations about the area. An overall good experience!

    December 2013
  • We had a great stay at Rich's home. Being able to see the water right in the backyard made the weekend very relaxing! His home was cozy, clean, and a perfect size for our group of 4 with 2 dogs. We'd love to stay here again if we go back to the OBX!

    November 2013
  • The house was perfect for a Labor Day Weekend beach trip. It was great relaxing on the screened-in porch overlooking the canal and the house had everything we needed (email hidden), entertainment, and unwinding after the beach. Especially loved the outdoor shower! We arrived around 2:00 am and were able to check in without any issues which was much appreciated. We hope to return to OBX soon!

    September 2013
  • In spite of the many positive reviews, we were still amazed at how wonderful this house was. The six of us (two adults, two big boys, a toddler and a big dog) enjoyed our trip immensely. Rich was the consummate host, stocking the fridge and kitchen with many welcome goodies, including fresh coffee, cream, fruit, and pastries, and was always ready to help or provide information/advice. The location was perfect (milepost 8.5, at the Wright Brothers Memorial road access), with all our favorite OBX spots (Duck Donuts, Slice, Kill Devil's Frozen Custard, Mama Kwan's) within just a short drive to the main highway. The ocean-side beach access was ideal (ample parking and showers to clear the sand before you drive back). The pool, dog beach, and sound-side beach were also enjoyable. Finally, what made our vacation unforgettable was the fishing we could enjoy on the canal at the back of the house. We spent hours relaxing at the back, using Rich's fishing poles and crab traps, and were always rewarded with plenty of seafood bounty. We also used the paddle boat, the swing, and spent every morning sipping coffee and donuts at the covered backporch and savoring the time we could enjoy as a family in this warm home. The one thing we wish we had done more of was ride the $5 go carts. We only went once this past trip but will certainly do so more often the next time we return and stay at Rich's.

    August 2013
  • We had such a great vacation here! Rich was great and the property was as described. SPOTLESSLY clean! Some of the previous reviewers mentioned that it's a bit outdated, but for the price you cannot beat it! A few things to be aware of: 1- it's about a 4 mile curvy drive from the main street back to the house, 2- you cannot walk to the sound beach or pool, it's well over a mile. 3- there isn't a dishwasher. We'd definitely stay here again, these are not deal-breakers. Just want to let you know!
    We are back now, tan and relaxed and with wonderful memories!

    July 2013
    Rich
    Response from Rich:

    Road is projected to be widened with bike paths in 2014 and a dishwasher is being installed at the end of the 2013 season(we add on as we go). Thanks again for the wonderful review..Rich

    July 2013
  • We had a great time and Rich was helpful and available for any questions or needs. The house is simple and basic - just right for a vacation getaway. It was very nice to have kayaks for our use, with access from the dock behind the house. The community pool and beach are a short drive away. The house is in a residential area, away from the tourist strip, but still quite accessible to all that the area has to offer. If you are looking for a no frills place to relax, this is perfect.

    July 2013
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easy going, if you have a ? don't be afraid to ask...lived in OBX,NC 4 4 years...been coming here for over 20...good restuarant?? just ask...breakfast lunch or dinner...seen them all...My friends would say I'm warm and outgoing...anything else..just ask..
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