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Spacious - 30 guests - luxury and old beach character combined + ideal location
CRAWFORD COTTAGE 9 Bedroom Cottage: Ground Level: Marco - 2 Pyramid Bunks adjoining Shared bath with Polo Polo - 2 twins adjoining shared bath with Marco First Floor, (Mid-level): Orville - King bedroom, north wing near laundry. Private bath Wilbur - King bedroom , north wing nearlaundry w/ Sleeper Sofa, private bath Ahab - King bedroom with shared 2 sink bathroom Safari - queen bedroom, right at front door with shared 2 sink bathroom Mermaid- queen bedroom across from sitting area Venus - 1st floor King bedroom closest to Rooftop deck, private bath Second Floor, (Top Floor): Croatan - top bedroom King (wheelchair accessible) sleeper sofa and bath 4 bedroom Cottage: Neptune - King bedroom sharing bath with Dolphin. Dolphin - 2 twin bedroom Neptune - oceanfront King bed with bath Sand Fiddler - bunk room, Bunk bed and twin bed, next to ping pong Rec room (This bedroom is heated by portable electric radiators and cooled with a window AC unit) Our central system partially reaches.
Pool / Spa
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Check in after 3:00 PM
Check out before 10:00 AM
Maximum overnight guests: 33
Minimum age to rent: 26
Children allowed: ages 0-17Great family place for children young and old.
Pets allowed: Up to 2 dogs of any size$18 per night + rules 4 bed portion only for stay.
Events allowed: birthday parties, family gatherings, weddingsMaximum event attendees: 99Extra fee for events involving more than 30 guests
No smoking allowedoutdoors only please
No fireworks allowed on the property. If the sea oats catch fire, it compromises the dune which helps keep our home safe.
High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (e.g. countertops, light switches, handles and taps)
Minimum one-day vacancy between guests’ stays
Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact
Cleaned with disinfectant
All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC
Property has guest safety measures
Follows industry health association: SafeStay (AHLA – USA)
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About Maria Crawford
I enjoy owning and managing these properties, working on the improvements that add to my guests experiences every chance I can get. Call me a "pleaser" personality, but I do thrive on the joys of hosting! Having traveled much of the world, especially in Europe, I do understand that hospitality can be done creatively and with grace. A little about myself: Raised in Richmond, my family would spend much of the summer, during my childhood in the original house. I enjoyed working and getting to know many locals in the area. After earning a BA at Scripps College in CA, I lived in San Fransisco, Charleston SC, New York, Lexington Va, Marietta GA, Maastricht Netherlands, and now Atlanta. My 3 grown sons, also owners, enjoy memories there as well. In fact my oldest son was recently married on the beach, then our family and friends danced and dined on our Rooftop deck! My sons and I own, while I manage 3 rental properties. This one, Crawford Cottage, a 3 bedroom Atlanta property in town, and a NC Mountains Lakefront 4 bedroom property in Sapphire NC. Beach, City, and Mountain Lake. If you have enjoyed one of my properties, I welcome you to check out my others!
Maria Crawford purchased this House in 1945
Why Maria Crawford chose Nags Head
This property has both the grace of old beach living and the energy and efficiency of the new; our 1948 restored 4 bedroom and modern 9 bedroom home, connected and yet private from each other. The slight separation is a bonus because there will always be those who want more privacy in every group. It is important to me that I provide the best venue possible for our guests in my family's Crawford Cottage. We hope that each guest leaves with a wonderful, lasting and meaningful memory of their time spent here.. Offering our best means that all of the extras are offered with care and thoughtfulness. My grand-parents from Virginia built the smaller cottage in the early 40s at a time when there were mandatory blackouts at night during the war. They enjoyed deep sea fishing and inviting friends. Robert Frost and Pearl Buck, friends of more distant relatives both visited there I've been told. The cottage weathered the Ash Wednesday storm when 3 gigantic waves washed through the house, mounding a small sand dune on our living room floor. After that, my family decided to nurture the dunes with planted sea oats, important to protect the cottage from future storms. As I edit this, during the Pandemic, you will note in our new rental agreement that if Dare County closes access to the property for whatever reason, Pandemic, Hurricane or anything else, you will be refunded with the option to reschedule.
What makes this House unique
You may read in our description and our reviews that indeed Crawford Cottage is unique because we strive to provide the grace of Old Nags Head style joined with the quality comfort and modern convenience. All guests may enjoy the amenities of the YMCA, just one mile away as Crawford Cottage guests.