0050 - DRIFT- AWAY


Bedroom 3 bedrooms
Bathroom 2 baths
Guests 8 guests
GUESTS PETS NOT PERMITTED GUESTS PETS NOT PERMITTED

  • TurnDay: Friday
  • Address: 13 Thirteenth Avenue
  • Location: Oceanside
  • City: Southern Shores
  • Subdivision: Seacrest

Location and Nearby Properties Location and Nearby Properties

Description Description

Cozy, comfortable, perfect location, a gem - guest comments say it best! Just a 2 minute, 135 yard walk to the beach. Relax on the sundeck  and dine on the screened porch. Drift Away is nicely tucked into the trees and shrubs on a quite oceanside street affording guests privacy. Plain looking on the outside; warm and comfortable inside. FRIDAY CHECK-IN AVOIDS VERY CONGESTED SATURDAY TRAFFIC. Duck's shops and restaurants are a short 1- mile drive, walk, or bike ride away. The stoplight at 13th Avenue provides easy access to busy Duck Rd. Click Here to Visit Homeowner's Website for more photos and information.

Vaulted great room with living/dining/kitchen area. Well-equipped kitchen. 3 bedrooms sleep 7 to 8 people: (master bedroom with Queen plus a "flip chair"; 1 with Twins; 1 with Bunk set and Single). Two baths (1 with tub and shower; 1 with shower).

2023 description

Property Amenities

  • Beds: 1 Queen, 3 Twins, 1 Bunk set, 1 Flip chair
  • 2 TVs with DVD players, CD player, stereo
  • Wireless internet access
  • Roku Device for Streaming options
  • Lots of games, puzzles, books, DVDs
  • Large screened porch with picnic table and ceiling fan
  • Both Keurig and drip style coffee makers
  • High chair and booster seat
  • Sundecks
  • Beach chairs
  • Enclosed outdoor shower
  • Charcoal grill
  • 135 yards to the beach access with no roads to cross
  • NO SMOKING
  • GUEST PETS NOT PERMITTED
  • For 2022: Linens are not provided at this property. Sheets, Towels, and Bath Mats may be rented by contacting our Reservations department at 800-334-1000
  • For 2023: SHEETS, 8 TOWEL SETS, AND TERRY BATH MATS PROVIDED.

Community Amenities

  • Playground with basketball and soccer areas
  • 2 beach parking lots (parking pass provided)
  • Boat Club - Marina Access

Amenities 8 Amenities
  • Friday-Friday
  • Screened Porch
  • Baby Equipment (see description)
  • Internet
  • Keyless Entry
  • Linens
  • Non Smoking
  • To Beach 200 yds or less

Standard Amenities Standard Amenities

The following items are standard in all properties unless specified in the unit description

  • Central heat & A/C
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Coffee maker, toaster 
  • Pots, pans, dishes, silverware     
  • Refrigerator, range/oven, microwave, dishwasher
  • Television

The following Rules apply to Seasonal Amenities

  • Private Pools, if provided at property, are available late April through early October, unless otherwise specified in the property description
  • Fireplaces, if available for tenant use, are available 10/15-4/15.
  • Screened porches, if provided at the property, may not be screened during winter months

Our Cleaning Policies and Procedures follow the standards recommended by OSHA and the CDC.

For our rental policies please visit our Rental Agreement page

Southern Shores Realty cannot guarantee that a non-pet property has not had pets or service animals present on the property at some time.

Errors: Every effort has been made to ensure all descriptions and photos are accurate, however Southern Shores Realty is not responsible for changes or errors in rates, discounts, furnishings, bed arrangements, and equipment, or for down time of inoperative equipment.


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Reviews Reviews
Rating 5
A hidden gem!
"A hidden gem! Immaculate and perfect! The house was incredibly clean, on a quiet street with plenty of privacy. Much closer to the beach than I expected! They had some welcome snacks on the counter and drinks in the fridge with a lovely welcome note. The new deck is beautiful. The outdoor shower was very large you could easily shower multiple kids. It was so nice that we never even used the indoor showers (except once). They had very well written instructions on how to access TV/Roku and attaching your own devices. This place is a hidden gem! We stayed two weeks but could have easily stayed longer. We would most definitely rent this place again. Kudos to the owners!"
Susan M - Dates of Stay: 07/15/22 - 07/29/22
Rating 5

We loved this house and appreciate the fully stocked kitchen items. Thank you for helping us have a fantastic vacation.

Kendall B - Dates of Stay: 08/13/21 - 08/20/21
Rating 5

We were very impressed by how well laid out, Comfortable and convenient the house was for our week’s stay. The owners obviously thought out a lot of the details. We hope to stay in the drift away again next season.

Steven L - Dates of Stay: 06/11/21 - 06/18/21
Rating 5

  Comfortable home with great supplies of games and movies. Good kitchen supplies as well.

Deboarh S - Dates of Stay: 07/31/20 - 08/07/20
Rating 5

Drift Away is very well equipped and highly organized. It's location is also perfect. I enjoyed every minute in this house and would love to rent it again. Just an overall lovely home for a family.

Elizabeth O - Dates of Stay: 07/24/20 - 07/31/20
Rating 5

Drift Away was a great find. The house was very comfortable and conveniently located in Southern Shores. We didn't have as many of our family members with us this year vacationing, so this was the absolute perfect get-away for us! Also worth noting, the owners have done a fabulous job with the decor, upkeep and making renters feel at home!

Mark L - Dates of Stay: 07/21/17 - 07/28/17
Rating 5

What a wonderful place for a family to spend a vacation! Where do I start?! As soon as we walked in we were greeted by a friendly note from the owners along with snacks and beverages. Definitely a welcome sight for weary travelers. This is a spacious, clean 3BR 2BA home with plenty of indoor and outdoor room for relaxing. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, utensils, cups, cookware and more. We opted to purchase the sheets/towels and we were so glad we did! Less to pack! Also has outdoor shower, beach chairs and plenty of hanging space for wet towels. You can see the beach access at the end of your street, only a two minute walk from the house (fantastic sunrises). Duck is a 30 minute walk on a safe sidewalk (beautiful sunsets). Great shopping in Duck. All surrounding communities (Corolla, Kittyhawk, KDH, Nags Head) are an easy drive. Southern Shores Realty made the rental check-in/out process simple. Would definitely rent here again. Highly recommend!

Kyle M - Dates of Stay: 07/16/21 - 07/23/21
Rating 5

"We had a wonderful time and we were very comfortable at Drift Away. We especially enjoyed how well-equipped, nicely furnished, and kid-friendly the home was, as well as the privacy and wildlife surrounding the house. The kitchen had almost everything we needed to cook meals, and the goodies left for us by the owners were a very nice touch. There was plenty of toilet paper, soaps, and cleaning supplies so that we didn't need to bring or buy much at all. The air conditioning worked great as did all the appliances. Love that the freezer was full of ice when we arrived and the house was very clean. We also really enjoyed the screened in porch with a nice picnic table and the ceiling fans on the porch and throughout the house.
No ant infestation like we have seen with other homes we've rented in the OBX. The only minor thing that could use improvement is perhaps a better mattress and maybe even a king size bed in the master bedroom. We loved the area, and the walk to the beach was nice and short.  Overall, I would highly recommend this house for a family vacation. It has literally everything you need and more."

Christian M - Dates of Stay: 06/19/20 - 06/26/20
Rating 5

"We were impressed with how clean the house was when we arrived. There was plenty of seating for our group of 6 and the furniture was comfortable. We loved how private it seemed because of the trees all around the house and the close proximity to the beach."

Wendy S - Dates of Stay: 06/28/19 - 07/05/19
Rating 5
A wonderful rental--perfect location, so comfortable and cute
Drift Away was such a little gem of a rental, there was a mini library full of beach reads, games and puzzles and DVDs, ample hooks everywhere you needed them (making it easy for our family to dry swimsuits and towels), a great outdoor shower, lots of pots/pans and appliances. The owners make everything feel comfortable and homey. Plus, the location can't be beat--a short walk to Duck, 100 yards to the beach and tucked away in a grove of trees, making our vacation feel private and calm. I highly recommend this little rental.
Amy D from Connecticut - Dates of Stay: 08/17/18 - 08/24/18
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