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Making Reservations: Contact the Owner Michelle at Call 828-406-6229.
*2 night minimum, 3 night minimum on holiday weekends.
Weekend rates apply to 3 day holiday weekends.
All rates are nightly, except as indicated.
Location:The cottage is located in Columbia, NC, 45 minutes west of Manteo, 2.5 hours east of Raleigh and 5 hours northeast of Charlotte. Edenton, Elizabeth City, and the Outer Banks towns of Manteo, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head and Kill Devil Hills are all within a reasonable drive, offering shopping, dining, the beach, history, nature and activities like fishing, birding, hiking, hunting, boating, canoeing and kayaking. Right in downtown Columbia you’ll find a couple of restaurants and an oyster bar. There is also an excellent Visitor’s Center right on the Scuppernong River at Highway 64. Be sure to stop in to get directions, brochures and ideas for your trip.
Amenities:The cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bath, A/C, and sleeps 4 with a pull-out sofa. We have a community grill, a TV with Dish Network, DVD player, a dock (currently unusable due to hurricane damage) & a gazebo. Phone, Washer/Dryer, wireless high speed internet.
What do you supply & what do we bring?Plan to bring beach towels or blankets and beach chairs, bug spray (May to October at least), your camera and binoculars. If you bring your canoe or kayak, you can put in right at the cottage. There are also paddle trail points all throughout the area, as well as boat ramps for larger boats. We supply sheets and bath towels and your initial needs for paper goods. There may be some assorted spices. Columbia has a new Food Lion & there is a health food store on the Outer Banks.
Pets? Smoking?We are sorry, but pets are not allowed. Smoking is not allowed inside the cottage.
Deposit:At time of making a reservation, a deposit of 50% of your stay is due to hold your dates. Full payment due 30 days before your stay. $200 security deposit required, to be returned within 30 days of your stay if no damage. We know accidents happen - it is best to let us know so we can get any problems fixed right away.
Payment:We accept personal check, cashier’s check, money order, VISA, Mastercard, Discover.
Cancellations:Deposits are non-refundable within 30 days of arrival date. If reservation is cancelled prior to that date, the deposit will be refunded less a $50 fee. We cannot offer refunds due to inclement weather, acts of nature, illness, death or change of plans. We encourage the purchase of trip insurance.
Arrival & Departure:Check-in anytime after 3:00 PM. If the cottage is ready, we can be flexible - check with us. Check-out by 11:00 AM.
Note:These policies are subject to change. Please confirm all policies directly with the owner.
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A “footprint” for a fifth cottage is for sale for $49,900.
The Architectural Review Committee has already approved a cottage plan for the site. (though another can be chosen subject to review of by the Committee). All the land, except for the footprint itself, is common area.
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