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"Sandy Cheeks" - 3 Bdrm/2 Bath/ Loft W/ Hot Tub @ MP 4.5

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,570 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms W/ Loft, 2 Full Baths, Hot Tub, 2-Tier Deck With Ocean Views, Wifi

SATURDAY to SATURDAY RENTAL Located only four houses from the Atlantic Ocean-have your morning coffee on the upper deck with a view of the ocean! "Sandy Cheeks" sits on a large corner lot & only a few minutes walk to sun, sand & fun! House features: Sleeps 8 comfortably- 3bdrm/2 full bath /loft with (1) Queen, (1) Full, (2) Twins, full size futon couch, and daybed with (2) Twins, 2 full baths, Hot Tub, fully-equipped kitchen with blender, coffee maker, microwave & dishwasher, w/d, WiFi and cable, Weber grill, 2 outdoor showers, picnic table, beach chairs & toys, books/magazines/games/puzzles, updated décor, and plenty of comfortable furniture to relax in & enjoy your vacation!! Located on Milepost 4.5 and centrally located to features such as The Wright Brothers Museum, Avalon Fishing Pier, Jockey's Ridge State Park, Pea Island, The Lost Colony, NC Aquarium and numerous lighthouses. Close to sports complexes that offer hang gliding, kayaking, jet skiing, paddle boarding, kite boarding and surfing. Don't forget the fishing!! Book a deep sea fishing trip out of the famous Oregon Inlet! Or just come, relax and enjoy the beach with your family & friends.


Check in: 12:00 noon

Check out: 9:30 a.m.

More Details

Mary & Mark Heckhaus
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2018

About Mary & Mark Heckhaus

Having grown up in Maryland, we got tired of the very crowded beaches and started going to the Outer Banks over 25 years ago. Our family just loved it! So after numerous years of renting we decided to buy a home for our family and friends to enjoy. We have always rented our home ourselves and decided a few years ago to try VRBO and add "Sandy Cheeks" as a rental. We offer a home that is just like your home...we try to think of everything you will need to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Our three children are grown but still love coming down with us or their friends. We have had some great memories here and we hope you do to!! Remember a beach vacation fixes everything!! Mary & Mark

Mary & Mark Heckhaus purchased this house in 2004

Why Mary & Mark Heckhaus chose Kitty Hawk

We are centrally located at MP 4.5 - in fact right next to several stores & restaurants within walking distance. We have a great modern open floor plan with three bedrooms in which two share a Jack & Jill bathroom. The other full bath is located in the main hallway. We have a unique upstairs loft with plenty of room to spread out - it is the kids/teens hangout. Equipped with cable & WiFi, there is a full size futon and a separate " loft bedroom" with door for privacy and daybed with two twins. We have some great books, magazines, puzzles, games, and classic videos to keep your family busy. We also have a CD player with FM stereo to listen to Jimmy Buffet while eating dinner at our large beautiful table that fits 10! We have a Weber grill to cook your freshly caught fish and a HOT TUB to enjoy after a long day at the beach. An assortment of beach toys, chairs and accessories are available for you to use as well.

What makes this house unique

Kitty Hawk offers lots of things to do but because we are in such a great location, we encourage you to take a day trip or two. If you head north to Corolla & Corova to see the wild horses...or head south to the famous Hatteras Lighthouse...or any of the numerous state parks like Pea Island. Try a day of fishing at one of the fishing piers or try hang gliding at Jockey's Ridge. While at our beach, make sure to walk north about 3 blocks to enjoy lunch at John's on the beach road or dinner at the Black Pelican or Barefoot Bernies...just a few of the great places to enjoy close to Sandy Cheeks!


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1570 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Jack & Jill
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Newly renovated 3-piece bathroom with new walk in shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Two enclosed outdoor showers
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , With Cable TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 Loft - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Renters will have to provide their own linens and towels. There are several places where you can rent or bring your own. Blankets provided. Kitchen linens provided.


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"Sandy Cheeks" - 3 Bdrm/2 Bath/ Loft W/ Hot Tub @ MP 4.5
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Lovely Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This house was so comfortable and so close to the beach! We had a wonderful time!

Thank you Mary!

  • Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed the house and beach location. We appreciate your feedback. Please come back and visit with us again!
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Great Vacation at Sandy Cheeks!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our relaxing week away. The location made it so easy to stroll to the beach, even with two little ones. We enjoyed sitting out on the deck at night and basking in the sun all day. There are also plenty of restaurants and a great kids museum nearby. We definitely hope to return next year!

  • Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed our home and location! We look forward to seeing you again next year! Mary
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Property was set up with everything you need for a great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a great week at Sandy Cheeks! Beach access was perfect, the house had great sleeping options for our family of 7, and the kitchen was stocked with everything we needed to prepare all our meals. The neighborhood was fantastic with no loud or annoying noise/neighbors. Beach accessories that came with the house were helpful and made packing lighter and beach time more enjoyable. House is pretty centrally located on the outer banks so we were able to enjoy activities on either side without a lot of travel. Walmart and Harris Teeter just a short distance away for grocery shopping and any items we forgot. We are looking forward to going back next year!

  • Submitted: 27-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review but more importantly we are so happy you enjoyed the house and had a wonderful vacation. Please think of us next year when making your vacation plans. 🏖😀
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Great house and location

  • 5 of 5

Great house, had everything we needed for a lovely vacation. Love so close to the beach that we could walk.

Mary was very fast in replying to any questions we had.


Love to stay there again.


  • Submitted: 13-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dawn, Thanks for you wonderful review but more importantly we are so glad you had a wonderful vacation! Please make sure to come back and see us again on your next vacation to the Outer Banks. Enjoy the rest of your summer, Mary
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Very well kept home. Centrally located and a short walk to the beach.

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful stay! The house was perfect size for us. We were here for a family wedding but enjoyed coming back to the house and just relaxing when we could! Thanks for an enjoyable vacation!

  • Submitted: 19-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you had a great time and enjoyed the house. Hope you will consider us again for your next vacation or wedding event!
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A great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The week was great! Arrived a bit late that first day to a sunny front door and a view that was amazing. The beach is literally a 2 minute walk at most. And that's with kids in tow. There was room for everyone to have their own space. The main areas were plenty big for our group of 7. The loft area was great for the teens. Great décor, kept us in the beachy mentality:) The outdoor showers were a hit with everyone as I was able to keep sand out of the house and several of the kids used that as their primary shower for the week. The hot tub came in handy on the cooler days where it stormed during the day and the adults could relax during the evening. Great conversations were held on the decks as we watched the time pass. The beach access was great! Not a ton of people, everyone was nice. The waves were perfect for our age range of 6 to 42. Great for seashell hunting and trying to catch some waves. Our renting neighbors at the house across the street were full of lively conversation and friendly too. There are wonderful eateries for those times when you just don't want to cook. Bad Bean Baja is tasty! Walmart(for those immediate issues and stocking up for the week is 10 minutes or closer) We really enjoyed our stay and will definitely be booking with Mary again when we head back to the OBX!!

  • Submitted: 18-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amanda - Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so happy you had such a good time and the house met your needs. You really packed a lot into your vacation. I have always said we are spoiled because our house is so close to many great restaurants & stores. Please be sure to book with us again on your return trip to OBX. Mary
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Nearest Barpub
Barefoot Bernies
Nearest Ferry
70 Miles
Hatteras, NC
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Seascapes Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Black Pelican
Nearest Beach
Kitty Hawk, NC
Car: necessary

Close to several big box stores ( Super Walmart, Home Depot, Kmart) as well as lots of specialty stores. Numerous grocery stores (Harris Teeter, Food Lion) and great restaurants within a mile of the house. 2 minute walk to awesome coffee shop!

Wonderful Wright Brothers museum for all to enjoy!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Summer
May 19 2018 - Jun 15 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jun 16 2018 - Aug 24 2018
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 25 2018 - Sep 21 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 22 2018 - Nov 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$135.29
Refundable DEPOSIT C$322.13

Rental agreement is required - Copy of photo ID (i.e. driver's license) required with rental agreement.

- Linens and towels ARE NOT provided.

- If interested in renting nightly outside of the peak summer season - contact the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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