Once Upon A Tide PH-10 · Oceanside, Carova

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  • Exterior
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  • Ocean Views from Deck
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  • Private Pool
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  • Top Level Living Area
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  • Ocean View from Living Area
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  • Top Level Dining Area
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  • Dining Area
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  • Top Level Kitchen
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  • Sun Room
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  • Top Level King Master Bedroom
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  • King Master Bedroom
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  • Mid Level King Master Bedroom
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  • Mid Level Queen Bedroom
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  • Mid Level Pyramid Bunk Bedroom
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  • Mid Level Twin Bedroom
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  • Mid Level Twin Bedroom
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  • Ground Level Rec Room
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  • Ground Level Rec Room
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  • Ground Level Alcove
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  • Ocean Views from Deck
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  • Private Hot Tub
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  • Mid Level Screened-In Porch
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  • Park Grill
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  • Children's Play Area
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  • Wild Horses
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  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Baths: 5 ½
  • Location: Oceanside
  • Town: Carova, NC
  • Parking: 5 spaces
  • View: Ocean
  • Check-In: Saturday
  • Length of Stay: Weekly
  • Property Type: Southern Comfort
Bedding: 2 Kings, 1 Queen, 2 Twins, 1 Pyramid Bunk
Beginning October 3, 2020, this home is available for long weekend getaway vacations! Call the Corolla Rental office for details or to get a quote!

Looking for an unforgettable 4x4 home with panoramic views and amenities that will make you never want to leave? Once Upon A Tide is the perfect place to call home for your stay. Beautiful views of the ocean to the East, awesome views of Penny Hill to the South (NC's 2nd largest sand dune), views of the community in the distance to the North and great sunsets over the Sound from the top deck to the West.

The new owners, made major renovations during the 2019 off season. This home has five bedrooms and 5 1/2 baths with plenty of room for a large family and guests.

Some of the property highlights include a private pool (12x25), 6 person hot tub, EXTENSIVE WATER FILTRATION SYSTEM WITH CLEAN ODORLESS WATER, stainless steel kitchen appliances, 2nd refrigerator and sink on 1st floor, EXTRA LARGE washer and dryer, gas grill on top floor deck, park side grill next to pool area, clothes line, flat panel Smart TV's in every room, outdoor shower, outdoor furniture...this list keeps going!

For your entertainment there is a pool table, swing set, official corn hole set, dart board, large DVD movie collection, books and puzzles for your family to enjoy. This property is a hot spot for the local wild horses, they like the vegetation in the yard and walk under the deck on the 1st floor.

This four-wheel-drive home is under 4 miles North of the 4x4 beach access. The house is a short easy walk across to our pristine northern beaches (approximately 400 feet). Carova is renowned for wide, clean beaches - some of the most beautiful on the OBX. Experience the Outer Banks the way people did years ago! No roads, no distractions, no complications - just miles of gorgeous coastline. Relax, unwind and reconnect with loved ones. Keep an eye out for wild horses grazing or dolphins playing in the surf from the colorful dolphin watching chairs on the top floor deck!

This home is only accessible with a 4 wheel drive vehicle. All wheel drive vehicles are not capable of navigating the soft sand and off road beach driving conditions. Friendly reminder to "air down" your tires to 20 lbs or less. To find out more about 4x4 access and driving on the beach visit www.visitcurrituck.com/visitor-info/beach-driving-tips.

For 2020 the private pool is open from 5/9 - 10/2

4 TVS Satellite/DVDRecreation RoomPool Table
Gas FireplaceEnclosed Sun PorchScreened Porch
4x4 OnlyNo ATVHot Tub
PlaygroundDeck FurnishingsHammock
Outside ShowerPanoramic Ocean ViewsGas & Park Grills
Internet AccessPrivate Pool (12x25)3-Zone HVAC System

Ground level: Parking, entrance to house, hot tub under carport, recreation room with pool table and wet bar with full fridge, microwave, sink, TV (Direct TV), futon, full bath in the hall with bath tub and shower.

Mid level: King master bedroom with door to deck overlooking pool and access to screen porch, bathroom has tub/shower, pyramid bedroom, bedroom with two twin beds, Queen master bedroom with tub/shower 19’ TV DVD combo, door to screen porch deck overlooking the pool area, access to stairs to the pool area.

Top level: King master bedroom, large kitchen, kitchen bar with two bar stools, dining area for 10, living room with TV, gas fireplace (Nov-Apr), sliding door to ocean side deck with beautiful panoramic views.

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Check-in Day1 Week2 Weeks
January 25, 2020ReservedReserved
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April 25, 2020ReservedReserved
May 2, 2020$1,495.00$2,990.00
May 9, 2020$1,495.00$2,990.00
May 16, 2020$1,495.00Reserved
May 23, 2020ReservedReserved
May 30, 2020$2,195.00Reserved
June 6, 2020ReservedReserved
June 13, 2020ReservedReserved
June 20, 2020$3,195.00$7,090.00
June 27, 2020$3,895.00Reserved
July 4, 2020ReservedReserved
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July 18, 2020ReservedReserved
July 25, 2020$3,895.00$7,790.00
August 1, 2020$3,895.00$7,420.00
August 8, 2020$3,525.00$6,420.00
August 15, 2020$2,895.00$5,490.00
August 22, 2020$2,595.00$4,890.00
August 29, 2020$2,295.00$4,090.00
September 5, 2020$1,795.00$3,490.00
September 12, 2020$1,695.00$3,340.00
September 19, 2020$1,645.00$3,190.00
September 26, 2020$1,545.00$3,090.00
October 3, 2020$1,545.00$3,090.00
October 10, 2020$1,545.00$3,090.00
October 17, 2020$1,545.00$3,090.00
October 24, 2020$1,545.00$3,090.00
October 31, 2020$1,545.00Reserved
November 7, 2020ReservedReserved
November 14, 2020ReservedReserved
November 21, 2020ReservedReserved
November 28, 2020ReservedReserved
December 5, 2020ReservedReserved
December 12, 2020ReservedReserved
December 19, 2020ReservedReserved
December 26, 2020ReservedReserved
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Featured Amenities

  • Recreation Room
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • FirePlace
  • 4Wheel Drive
  • Pool Table
  • Internet Access
  • Non-Smoking

Standard Amenities

  • Central Heat & Air
  • Telephone
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Stereo
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Outside Shower
  • Microwave
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Deck Furniture

Top Rated Review


Perfect size and location for our family. Plenty of room for everyone to have their own space, which is important with teenagers. The bedrooms were all very comfortable and it was wonderful having so many bathrooms (again teenagers). …

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Perfect for us.

Perfect size and location for our family. Plenty of room for everyone to have their own space, which is important with teenagers. The bedrooms were all very comfortable and it was wonderful having so many bathrooms (again teenagers). We could tell the new owners had done a lot of upgrades to the home. We all thoroughly enjoyed the pool, hot tub, game room with the pool table and of course the beach. The horses came by daily too. Great home and it is obvious the owners love it. We hope to stay here again!
- April P. Aug 2019

Once Upon a Tide

The house is situated in a great location, tucked away enough to feel secluded (with a nice view of the water from the top deck) but only a short 15min ride back into town. However, I should mention that the Jeep tours do come by often. The house was full of great amenities (tv, pool table, games, movies, etc.) and there was plenty of room for everyone. The screened in porch was a great alternative to the top deck in the hot sun or buggy evenings. The pool was large enough to provide hours of entertainment for the kids, with plenty of deck room to hang out. We were very happy with our stay and could tell that the owners had put a lot of work into upgrading the home!
- Jennifer Kuhn Jul 2019

Great views and great fun!

Family of 8 really enjoyed the house! You could tell the new owners had been working hard on getting the house to look more updated. Upper deck was our favorite spot to hang out and look at the ocean. Plenty of bedrooms with comfortable mattresses along with 5.5 bathrooms, which were much needed after a day at the beach. Kitchen was very spacious and had a I ot of dishes and pots pans crock pots and more. Pool and hot tub were a great hit with the family. Getting to see the horses graze around the property and watch them go out to the beach every day was very enjoyable as well.
- Sabrina Fellers Jun 2019
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