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Bay view three bedroom penthouse in historic district overlooks Manteo Harbor

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

Third floor waterfront condominium overlooks Manteo Harbor, Festival Island Park and historic attractions. Short walk to dozens of shops and restaurants. Ideal for wedding parties: two reception facilities and two popular wedding sites within walking distance. Over two miles of sound front paved walkway is accessible from the adjacent harbor. Elizabethan Gardens, Lost Colony outdoor drama, Fort Raleigh historic site, NC public Aquarium and regional airport (MQI)within 10 minute drive. Fifteen minute drive to Nags Head public beaches, Jockey's Ridge and Outer Banks shopping and restaurants. Building equipped with elevator and password secured parking. Note: during the summer season (mid-June to late August), the property rents weekly, from Sunday to Sunday.


Property Manager
Karen or Steve Sawin
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Karen or Steve Sawin

Karen & I purchased this condominium for our retirement. We grew up in Wisconsin, married and attended university there. We owned an oceanfront motel in Kill Devil Hills for 45 years and still live on a portion of that property. We have two children and have 6 grandchildren living on the Outer Banks and another child and four more grandchildren on Chapel Hill, NC.

Our son Christopher is the director of the Dare County Arts Council half a block away from this rental.

Karen or Steve Sawin purchased this condo in 2004

Why Karen or Steve Sawin chose Historic District

This is a jewel of a little town. Hugged by water and touched by limitless sky, Manteo feels as open as what surrounds it. Locals say hello and smile a welcome to visitors. The town’s kids can be watched joyously jumping off the bridge that leads to Festival Park in the summer heat. And every direction you look, there’s an interesting shop, beckoning restaurant, creative art gallery, fun attraction … and such beautiful scenery. From one spot on the boardwalk that surrounds the waterfront town, you can see Roanoke Island Marshes Lighthouse, Elizabeth II, flags fluttering, sails catching breezes and vessels docked alongside each other, a playground with prancing kids, a gazebo perched over the water, attractive bed and breakfasts and inns and people happily taking in all the pleasure this town offers.

What makes this condo unique

A spectacular view of the harbor and the Albemarle Sound all the way to the Nags Head beaches and the ocean can be seen from your front porch. A waterfront walk-way runs from nearby grocery stores and shops past your apartment on to the Festival Park with live amphitheater, museum and historic boat replica. Deep sea fishing charter inlets beckon from two nearby locations and miles and miles of canals to be explore by kayak start a few miles away.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Historic District

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Luxury walk-in shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed
  • Windows on three sides, door to porch, walk-in closet, Cable TV, dresser, bookcase and master bath.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • sand pit
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Elevator, Secured Covered Parking, Children's Playground

Reviews

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Bay view three bedroom penthouse in historic district overlooks Manteo Harbor
average rating of 4.8985505 based on 69 reviews
5

Great extended spring break weekend

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to spend the long weekend. Steve was a pleasure to meet and a great host. He met us at the condo, helped us get our luggage in and walked us around the place. The views are magnificent and the unit could not be located in a better spot. Walking distance to nearly everything you'd want to see or do in Manteo. This unit is definitely on our favorites list.

  • Review Submitted: 27/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is a joy to have shared our second home as a hideaway from the stress and noise of daily living. Get away, come rest awhile, and return a new person. Think Andy Griffith. He used to live here when he wasn't working.
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5

Clean, tidy place in a perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

This place had everything we needed for a weeklong trip to the Outer Banks, and for a good price.

  • Review Submitted: 07/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location and family friendly!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot recommend this rental more! The location alone makes it a definite gem and perfect for families. Within walking distance to Festival Park- check, playground literally around the end of the building- check, ice cream shop right downstairs- check. I also didn’t feel like my children had to walk on eggshells the whole time we were there, as you do in some places. The building was quiet and the views were fantastic. Chris made it super easy to check in and made us feel extra safe while explaining all the security for the building. We will definitely check the Anchorage for availability first, next time we head to the OBX!

  • Review Submitted: 01/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely condo in the quaint town of Manteo

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely condo with great views located in such a cute town. The condo had everything we could need. The owner Chris was very accommodating and the local people were very helpful and friendly. We visited in March and enjoyed the quaint town of Manteo and took a day trip to Hatteras. We ate at Ortegaz, the tuna tacos were fabulous and Lost Colony Brewery and Cafe where the atmosphere was fun and inviting, the burgers were great. I would definitely visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 12/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

OBX with friends

  • 5 of 5

The location of this condo is perfect! It is close to shopping, dining,and attractions in Manteo. It is a very short drive across the bridge to Janette's pier and Nag's head. A three bedroom condo in a water view location at a reasonable price is hard to find, but this is it! We felt right at home. The owner's son, Chris, met us to show us where to park (private garage parking slot) and give us the key. An elevator to the third floor is another hard to find amentiy and we were grateful for as it made carrying all our items upstairs very easy. Everyone we met in Manteo was friendly and helpful. We were very impressed with the town and plan to make a return visit. Thanks Chris for your help and being such a welcoming and gracious host. HIghly recommend this vacation condo.

Karen, Judy, Jodi and Carleen

  • Review Submitted: 05/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect weekend!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for my dad’s 60th birthday weekend. It was perfect and the view is amazing. Great location!

  • Review Submitted: 21/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Norfolk International (Va)
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Poor Richards
Nearest Ferry
65 Miles
Hatteras Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Village at Nags Head
Nearest Train
110 Miles
Rocky Mount NC
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
US 64
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Avenue Waterfront Restaurant
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Nags Head
Car: necessary

Local attractions (within an approximate 30 minute drive) include Lost Colony Outdoor Drama, Fort Raleigh historic site, Elizabethan Gardens, Festival Island living history museum, Art Gallery and Elizabeth II ship re-creation, Wright Brothers Museum, Hatteras Island Ferry to Ocracoke, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Alligator River Wildlife Refuge, Nags Head Gallery Row, intercoastal waterways tours, charter fishing boat rentals, Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park, and several historic lighthouses. OBX Golf opportunities include ten championship courses (including Duck Woods and the Pointe). Local events include: Wanchese Seafood Festival, Kitty Hawk Kite Festival, OBX Marathon and live theater at Festival Island.

Other Activities: Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Jockey's Ridge, hang gliding, dolphin watch, scenic cruises, sport fishing, kayaking, nature preserves, NC Aquarium

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$97.78

All rates are subject to change until rental confirmation.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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