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Overview

Property Details

Updated: Mar 27, 2015
Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 8 Sleeps

Fabulous 3BR Condo at Section F, Ocean Sands in Corolla! Short board-walk to beach, community pool and tennis outside your door. Great for small families or two couples! Across from Currituck Club and near Tim Buck II. Close to Wild Horse Sanctuary and OBX attractions!

Grammie's Place is a beautiful, beach-cottage style condo in the Outer Banks town of Corolla, NC - just south of the Corolla Lighthouse. Indian Summer Condos have only 2 levels with covered parking underneath. Our 3BR, end-unit condo is on the first level offering nice shade and views, and is a perfect getaway for couples and small families.

To the Beach...We are just a short (125 yard) board-walk to the wide open beaches where you'll relax in the sand and get plenty of board and body surf action. Keep an eye out for dolphins and pelicans, our frequent beach visitors! Perfect for families, our beach is next to one of the few undeveloped parcels of oceanfront remaining in the area. Ocean Sands lifeguards are on duty during the high season for your safety.

Inside our home...Immaculately maintained and designed for your comfort with plenty of room for dining and games. We offer secure WiFi Internet access, Cable TV/DVD in living room and master bedrooms, direct connect to your Netflix or Amazon Prime movie subscription, along with books, DVDs, puzzles, board games and more. Baby on board? A Pack and Play is provided for your use.

Our guests also have free access to an exterior storage area where beach toys, Boogie boards, umbrella, and chairs are available for your use and enjoyment.

From the rocking chairs and picnic table on our comfortable deck you can check out our community pool with expansive decks, lounge chairs and umbrella topped tables. Bring your rackets and enjoy tennis in fenced courts just outside our door.

While you'll feel off the beaten path, you can shop for groceries at Harris Teeter just across the highway, or walk over for custom made Duck Donuts. Shopping and great restaurants just down the road at Tim Buck II or Corolla Village.

If you are new to the Outer Banks we hope you'll fall in love with the area just as we did when we first visited in the late 1970s.... Back when you stopped at the Wee Winks in Duck for milk and eggs, and passed through the guard gate entrance to Ocean Sands and the Corolla/Carova beaches....Over the years we've celebrated graduations, weddings and the arrival of nine grandchildren, dogs and grand-dogs who have grown up on these beaches.

Again, thank you for considering Grammie's Place for your next OBX vacation. Our property manager lives right in Corolla and is ready to deal with any emergency. See you soon! Bonnie (owner), Kerrie (booking manager/daughter) and family.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

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About the Owner

Retired teacher and spouse of Naval officer, originally from New York, but 30+ years in Northern Virginia. I have five children, 9 grandchildren who named 'Grammie's Place.'

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Grammies Place Oceanside Condo w/Pool Ocean Sands
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7097904
+1 -703-628-4876
Corolla Outer Banks
Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
5

Grammies Place

  • 5 of 5
This is a very lovely beach home. From the great carport with parking for 2/3 cars, the convenience to shopping and attractions, the homey touches including a fully furnished kitchen, spacious bedrooms and bathrooms, the privacy of an end unit, and more, this place was fantastic. The owner was pleasant to work with, and she had LOTS of informations and coupon books on local attractions. The rates were reasonable and the atmosphere was wonderful. I would highly recommend this cleaned, well maintained, well ventilated and charming property.
  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review and we are so glad you enjoyed the house, location and amenities. We look forward to seeing you again next summer!
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Grammies Place Oceanside Condo w/Pool Ocean Sands
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7097904
+1 -703-628-4876
Corolla Outer Banks
Earlysville, VA
4

good location in a great area of the outer banks

  • 4 of 5
We stayed here for a week with our family of 5 and another couple and had a wonderful experience. The keys were there when we arrived and we had no problems getting settled in. The rooms were nicely furnished and the beds were all very comfortable. The living area is not the most spacious for a three bedroom, but the large couch helped! The walk to the beach is nice - a short boardwalk stroll. The vegetation is a little grown up around the board walk and my kids had a couple encounters with sticker bushes just walking down the walkway. It is certainly not the owners fault, but a call to the neighborhood association to request some landscape maintenance is recommended. This section of beach was not very crowded and there's a lifeguard nearby. The community pool is right inside the complex and very close but not so close you hear any noise from it. The pool was so nice for our kids (ages 6,4,4) as almost 1/2 the length of the pool was 3'6" which gave them a very large area in which to play. The pool was not very crowded either. I was disappointed to find out there is no longer a hot tub by the pool as advertised. The location in Corolla is excellent as it is close driving distance to Harris Teeter/Duck Donuts (YUM!), mini golf, go carts, the lighthouse - overall a great stay and a lovely home. Thanks!
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Grammie's Place this summer. The wide beaches are some of the best in OBX and we like the safety of Ocean Sands lifeguards. The Ocean Sands HOA does major landscaping along the boardwalk every spring and fall but sounds like they need to spruce and we'll let them know. Our home is definitely designed for small families or two couples; it's cozy and close. The hot tub is open seasonally in May and October; the pool stays open throughout our rental season and with the decks and gazebo makes it great for kids. Thanks for choosing Grammie's Place; you are welcome back anytime.
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Grammies Place Oceanside Condo w/Pool Ocean Sands
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7097904
+1 -703-628-4876
Corolla Outer Banks
Crestline, Ohio, USA
5

Grammie's Place

Grammie's Place
  • 5 of 5
We were a party of two couples over 65+. Stayed during early September. Wonderful accomodations. Felt like home. Was funrnished with everything in the kitchen. Very neat and clean. Experienced a need for washing machine repair. Property manager very attentive to our need and repair man came at our convenience. Fixed same day. Pool was beautiful. Ocean was only 1 block from condo easy walk. Beach chairs were furnished and the beach was empty. Seemed like our own beach front. Weather was high 70's and low 80's. Fantastic week. Was close to grocery & eateries etc, food was always excellent, even the deli fish places. NOt very congested this time of year with tourist. That was lovely to have no traffic congestion. WE will return. Loved the fact that much of the beach front north of our beach area was undeveloped. Owner was very accomodating and accurate in description of condo and location. Would definetly recommend to others. Vacationers from Ohio.
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this lovely review and glad everything worked out! So glad that you enjoyed the beach - September and October are great times to be there for fabulous weather and miles of open beach. We hope to see you next year.
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Grammies Place Oceanside Condo w/Pool Ocean Sands
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7097904
+1 -703-628-4876
Corolla Outer Banks
Morrisville, NC
5

Perfect family vacation place; perfect location!

  • 5 of 5
To stay at Grammie's Place was a last minute decision for me and my children and we found it to be the absolute best place we have stayed on the NC Coast. The condo was immaculate, well equipped, and perfectly located. The owner was more than willing to be flexible with dates and was extremely open to communication. My children and I are already planning a longer stay next year.

This is a perfect place for families - I particularly like the "quiet" time between 10 PM and 10 AM that is enforced.
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We look forward to seeing you all again next year! So glad your family enjoyed the OBX and our home!
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Grammies Place Oceanside Condo w/Pool Ocean Sands
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7097904
+1 -703-628-4876
Corolla Outer Banks
Herndon, VA
5

We LOVE Grammie's Place!

We LOVE Grammie's Place!
  • 5 of 5
We had such a nice vacation at Grammie's Place. The owners have thought of everything to make your stay relaxing, comfortable and convenient. We especially liked the "starter kit" of soap, paper towels, toilet paper etc. and the lock box with the key. The condo is a 5 minute walk to the beach and is also close to grocery shopping, restaurants & shopping and fun activities. What more could you want? The condo is cozy- love the outside picnic table for card games, hanging out and ordering in seafood. The property was clean and well maintained and even had chairs, umbrellas and boogie boards for our use. There are tons of fun places to eat like Bad Bean Taqueria, Sunset Grille on the Sound, Grammy B's Ice Cream and Tomato Patch Pizza. We also enjoyed shopping at Timbuktu and the Corolla Lighthouse. Everyone took a turn on the tennis courts- not something we usually get to do! We highly recommend Grammie's Place!
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review and so glad you enjoyed your time at our home. We love sharing it and glad that it brought your family the joy that it has brought ours over the years. Thank you!
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Grammies Place Oceanside Condo w/Pool Ocean Sands
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7097904
+1 -703-628-4876
Corolla Outer Banks
churchville, PA, USA
5

Great Vacation Place

  • 5 of 5
My family and I had a great vacation!!! The place was larger than we expected, very clean and well equipped. The pool was great for relaxing and the beach was only a short walk, loved the ocean and the little sand crabs. We loved sitting out on the deck. Very close to grocery stores, mini golf and restaurants.
  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I am so pleased that you enjoyed your vacation at Grammies Place. The Outer Banks has been a special place for our family for many many years and we are glad that you have discovered it.

Location

From the Owner

When the Bunting family was transferred from Pearl Harbor, HI to Washington, DC we missed the beach but began renting in the early 80's from another Navy friend who had built a house in the private community of Ocean Sands in Corolla, NC. We stayed at the A-Frame and then later at the Dog House in Section F for 20+ years. When Keith died in 2002, the dream of retiring to the area without him was hard. However, we found a condo right here in Section F that made it possible to enjoy the beach--and the memories our family shared over the years.

Activity and Interests

Grammie's Place is located in Section F, Ocean Sands, Corolla north of Duck Village and Pine Island and offers the best of the OBX - from the less populated northern beaches where horses still roam free to fishing, water sports, shopping and great food at TimBuck II, Corolla or Duck - fun for adults and children of all ages!

Wild Horse Sanctuary and 4WD Area

Just a few miles north of our home is Corolla’s off-road area where wild Mustangs still run free. Book a guided tour from one of many wild horse adventure tours or head out in your 4WD vehicle.

Wildlife Education Programs

From the Whalehead Club to the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education in Currituck Heritage Park to the Bird Sanctuary near Sanderling (south), enjoy NC wildlife through guided or 'on your own' walking or water tours.

Currituck Beach Lighthouse

The Currituck Beach Lighthouse is open for climbing, and its top platform offers a panoramic view of the area and of the village resting at its base. Rent a Segway or take a walk through historic Corolla Village shops at the base of the lighthouse.

Gone Fishin'

OBX offers some of the best fishing and crabbing on the Atlantic - cast your line in the surf or drop a pot off a local pier. Charter a boat for family or group deep sea excursions for the 'catch' of the day. TW's and other local tackle shops can tell you what’s biting and whether you need a fishing license. Google OBX Charter Fishing Adventures, Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, Pirate's Cover, or TW's Bait and Tackle to get started.

Golf

The Currituck Club is located directly across the main road from the entrance to Section F and is a gorgeous, highly rated course. Or, take the kids out to The Grass Course just down the road in Corolla.

Shopping and Food!

Do your part for economic sustainability! Grammie's Place is close to the area's most popular shopping centers TimBuck II, Corolla and Duck. Head into Nags Head and Kitty Hawk during the week for more food and shopping!

Availability

From $110 Per night

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Season 2015
Mar 14 2015 - Apr 3 2015
3 night minimum stay
$110
$700
 
 
Pre-Season 2015
Apr 4 2015 - May 16 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$135
$800
 
 
Get-Away Season 2015
May 17 2015 - Jun 27 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$185
From
$195
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,300
 
 
Peak Season 2015
Jun 28 2015 - Aug 15 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,770
 
 
Late Season 2015
Aug 16 2015 - Sep 6 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Tax Rate 12.75%

Thank you for your interest in our beach home. We are a Sunday to Sunday rental during the high season (why pay to sit in traffic on Saturdays?) with some exceptions during off season. Your weekly rate includes administrative, cleaning, linens and bath towel set. You will pay 12.75% state and local taxes.

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From the Owner

Grammie's Place is located in Section F, Ocean Sands, Corolla north of Duck Village and Pine Island and offers the best of the OBX - from the less populated northern beaches where horses still roam free to fishing, water sports, shopping and great food at TimBuck II, Corolla or Duck - fun for adults and children of all ages! Wild Horse Sanctuary and 4WD Area Just a few miles north of our home is Corolla’s off-road area where wild Mustangs still run free. Book a guided tour from one of many wild horse adventure tours or head out in your 4WD vehicle. Wildlife Education Programs From the Whalehead Club to the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education in Currituck Heritage Park to the Bird Sanctuary near Sanderling (south), enjoy NC wildlife through guided or 'on your own' walking or water tours. Currituck Beach Lighthouse The Currituck Beach Lighthouse is open for climbing, and its top platform offers a panoramic view of the area and of the village resting at its base. Rent a Segway or take a walk through historic Corolla Village shops at the base of the lighthouse. Gone Fishin' OBX offers some of the best fishing and crabbing on the Atlantic - cast your line in the surf or drop a pot off a local pier. Charter a boat for family or group deep sea excursions for the 'catch' of the day. TW's and other local tackle shops can tell you what’s biting and whether you need a fishing license. Google OBX Charter Fishing Adventures, Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, Pirate's Cover, or TW's Bait and Tackle to get started. Golf The Currituck Club is located directly across the main road from the entrance to Section F and is a gorgeous, highly rated course. Or, take the kids out to The Grass Course just down the road in Corolla. Shopping and Food! Do your part for economic sustainability! Grammie's Place is close to the area's most popular shopping centers TimBuck II, Corolla and Duck. Head into Nags Head and Kitty Hawk during the week for more food and shopping!

Property Type

  • condo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Attractions

  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Hallway Bath - toilet, combination tub/shower, Shared Bath for BR2/BR3 with Washer/Dryer
  • Master Bath - toilet, shower, Private Bath in Master Bedroom

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 4 child bed, 1 baby crib, 3BR has 4 Bunks (Twin Size) for 4 youth/kid.

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • Bedrooms (3) * MBR: King with Private Bath, Cable TV/DVD * 2BR: Queen Bed * 3BR: Kids Room - 4 Singles (2 Bunks) * Roomy Closets * Dressers * Pack and Play * Towel Hooks Bath and Laundry * Private Bath with Shower in MBR * 2nd Full Bath with Tub/Shower * Full-Size Washer and Dryer * Iron Kitchen * Dishwasher * Microwave * Refrigerator with Ice Maker * Stovetop/Range * Double Sink with Disposal * Blender * Coffee Maker (12 Cup) * Cooking Utensils and Service for 12+ Entertainment * Secure, Free WiFi Internet * Direct Connect to your Netflix or Amazon Prime Movie Account * Cable TV * Telephone (Local Calls) * DVD/VHS Player * Puzzles and Board Games * Limited DVD/Video Library Amenities * Air Conditioning * Covered Parking * Community Pool and Tennis Outdoor Features * Community Tennis Courts * Picnic Table/Rocking Chairs * Private Deck * Community Pool (April-October) * Hot Tub (May and October Only) * Gazebo at Community Pool * Lounge Chairs/Tables at Community Pool * Charcoal BBQ Grill Suitability * 25 Minimum Age Limit For Renters; Lease Signer on Premises * Couples/Small Families Suggested/Kid Friendly * No Teen/College Groups or House Parties * Smoking Not Allowed * No Pets Allowed

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