Mess'n Around 149 · Oceanside, Duck

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  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Baths: 3
  • Location: Oceanside
  • Town: Duck NC
  • Parking: 3 spaces
  • Check-In: Saturday
  • Length of Stay: Weekly
  • Property Type: Beach Classic
Bedding: 2 Queen, 1 Single / Twin, 1 Single / Twin Bunk
This cozy oceanside property welcomes visitors to enjoy its many updates and amenities, including a private pool and ocean and sunrise views from the relaxing rooftop deck.

New for 2022, the ground-level laundry room has been remodeled to include a living area and a bathroom!

Upgrades include renovated bathrooms, granite countertops, luxury vinyl flooring, bedding, furniture, decor, and landscaping. Every upgrade made to this property has been carefully planned with your relaxation in mind.

Whether you enjoy relaxing on the roof top deck, watching a beautiful sunset from the screened in porch, or cooling down with a dip in the pool, Mess’n Around is a sure way to experience the Outer Banks lifestyle.

Mess’n Around is a dog friendly home that will put every family member in vacation mode. As part of the Carolina Dunes Community, you can enjoy community access to the beach and sound (pier located West side of Canvasback Drive approximately 1600ft). Mess’n Around is just 1,039 feet to the beach and approximately two miles from the dog-friendly Duck Town Park, nature trails, and the soundside Duck Boardwalk, which stretches a mile long, starting at Tommy’s Natural Food Market and Wine Shop and ending behind AQUA Restaurant and Spa. Along the boardwalk you will enjoy fine retail establishments and eateries, or just relax and enjoy the day.

The private, unheated pool is available from the second week of May to the second week of October. Pool size is approximately 12’ x 25’.

Dogs allowed, please NO cats.

Ask about mini stays in the off-season.

  • Central H/A - WiFi - Washer/Dryer - Dishwasher
  • 5 TVs/DVD - 3 TVs Roku Streaming - Amazon Fire Stick
  • Screened Porch - Picnic Table - Charcoal Grill
  • Outside Shower - Smoke-Free - Private Pool
Ground Level: Den/living area with a pull-out couch, half bath with access to the outdoor shower, washer/dryer. This area is not accessible to the upper level from inside.

Main Level: Living area, dining area, kitchen, queen en suite, queen bedroom, bunk bedroom, twin bedroom with a pull-out trundle (can make the bed a king size), full hall bath.

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Featured Amenities

  • Oceanside
  • Beach Classic
  • Private Pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Non-Smoking
  • Outside Shower
  • Screened Porch / Lanai
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Deck Furniture
  • Keyless Access
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Stereo / Radio
  • DVD Player
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave

Top Rated Review


Great house on a budget! The pool area was beautiful. Everything very comfy! …

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very comfy

Great house on a budget! The pool area was beautiful. Everything very comfy!
- Heather K. Sep 2022

great pool area

Overall this was a decent house with good amenities and nice bathrooms. Kitchen was well equipped! Great pool area!! Very comfortable lounge chairs and the floats were awesome. Suggest investing in better beds for queen bedrooms.
- Sandra K. Jun 2022


Happy with all the amenities. The house was just as the like all the pictures. Very Nice.
- Brenda O. Aug 2021


We enjoyed staying here. Kitchen had everything. Beds were comfy.
- Debra Y. Jul 2021

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*Please note that bed and bath linens are not a standard amenity. Guests may bring their own bed sheets and bath towels from home or you may rent them from Sun Realty for a reasonable weekly price. However, some properties do offer linens as a bonus amenity (refer to the property description for details). Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about bed or bath linens.

*Unheated pools are generally open the 2nd week of May – the 2nd week of October each year. Heated pools are generally open the 2nd week of April – the 3rd week of October. Hot tubs are open year-round, unless otherwise specified. Should you have any questions regarding the pool at your vacation home, please feel free to contact us.

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