Outer Banks Vacation Rentals - 0385 - ONCE UPON A TIDE


Address: 144 Clam Shell Trail Location: Westside City: Southern Shores Neighborhood: Chicahauk Turn Day: Sunday
5 Bedrooms 3 Full 1 Half Baths Capacity 10
Hot Tub Linens Non Smoking Private Pool

Once Upon a Tide is a five bedroom vacation home in the Chicahauk subdivision of Southern Shores. The private pool, hot tub, and quiet, low-traffic streets, make this the perfect location to relax and unwind while enjoying the ocean view from the deck on your next Outer Banks vacation.

Level 1:

4 bedrooms (master bedroom with Queen, bath with tub and shower; 1 with Queen and Twin; 1 with Pyramid bunk with Trundle, TV, DVD player, PlayStation 2, bath with tub and shower; 1 with Double). Hall bath (w tub/shower)

Level 2:

Great room with flat screen CATV, DVD player, powder room. Master bedroom (with King, TV, and bath with jacuzzi and separate shower).

Known for its quiet neighborhood streets, Chicahauk also offers its guests a community park with tennis courts, a basketball court, and play area for children. Community beach accesses run throughout the community for those that want to walk to the beach, or you can take advantage of the guest parking area near the main entrance of the subdivision which puts you close to the main lifeguarded beach access and light-controlled crosswalk. From the front door down the driveway, take a left on Clam Shell, 300 feet to the bike path. Follow it to Ocean Blvd. Cross the road and go down the beach access up the steps over the dune walkway and down the steps to putting your toes in the sand. A total distance of 1500 feet or 500 yards from the front door to the beach.

Centrally located in Southern Shores, Once Upon a Tide offers a peaceful, secluded setting, but is just a short distance from shopping and activities to the north and south. To the north, Duck and Corolla offer shopping, dining, and watersports galore. While the southern towns of Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head also offer historical sites, shopping, dining and fishing piers.

2022 description

Property Amenities

  • Beds: 1 King, 2 Queen, 1 Twin, 1 Pyramid bunk, 1 Trundle, 1 Double
  • 14 x 32 PRIVATE POOL
  • HOT TUB (year round)
  • Wireless internet access
  • 3 Smart TVs, 2 DVD players
  • Microwave, dishwasher, breakfast bar
  • Videos, books, games
  • Sun and covered decks with furniture
  • Screened porch with ceiling fan and outdoor living room
  • Under house parking
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Enclosed outdoor shower with dressing area
  • Beach chairs, pool toys
  • Volleyball court, basketball goal
  • Fish cleaning table
  • Approximate distance to beach access: 500 yards
  • 5% Active/Retired Military discount

Community Amenities

  • Playground with basketball and soccer areas
  • 2 beach parking lots (parking pass provided)
  • Chicahauk Tennis
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 screeened 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 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 reponsible for changes or errors in rates, discounts, furnishings, bed arrangements, and equipment, or for down time of inoperative equipment.

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  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Keyless Entry
  • Linens provided
  • Non Smoking
  • Private Pool
  • Screened Porch
  • Sunday-Sunday

Military Discount: 5% discount per reservation

*Discounts cannot be combined
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