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North Swan Beach | 9 BR | 8 Full 1 Half BA
North Swan Beach
(4K, 3Q, 2T, 2Duo)
(8 Full 1 Half)
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New for 2020, this home will feature a new rec room including a brand new pool table, video arcade with 60 games, large TV, and upgraded furniture! Stay tuned for updated photos!
Other recent updates include a new roof, fresh paint, flooring, and upgraded HVAC.
Accessible by 4x4 only. Great for big families or lots of friends, this comfortable, spacious, and well-equipped home welcomes you with stunning ocean and beach views and frequent visits from wild horses. The elevator to all floors makes moving in and out a breeze, so you can maximize fun and relaxation time. Gather everyone together for great meals and conversation in the open-concept great room with kitchen, dining and living areas. Or get away for some private time on one of the numerous decks that open to each bedroom. The game room will keep everyone entertained with a pool table, a 60-game video arcade, and large TV. When you need a break from the game, head down to the large pool area to sun, swim, or grill and picnic. Grab a chair and a boogie board and walk down your own private walkway leading to the beautiful sand and ocean. To end each glorious day, conveniently wash off the salt and sand in the outdoor shower and watch the spectacular sunset skies from the hot tubs.We are dog lovers ourselves, so bring Rover along to enjoy the house and beach too. Approximately 7 miles up the beach.
Pets welcome (2 max.). No additional fee or deposit required.
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does this rental have covered parking?
Kellie, T12005 does not offer covered parking.
- Answered by Twiddy on 10/30/2017
I would like to know which bedrooms have TVs. I know this was answered previously but it also states there is now a different owner, so I was wondering if maybe TVs were added to the upstairs bedrooms....thanks!
Sue, at this time T12005 provides a television in the L3 great room, L2 MBRs (K, K, BS), and L2 game room provide televisions, however, televisions are not guaranteed amenities and are subject to change.
- Answered by Twiddy on 6/5/2017
Do you have any reviews or other feedback on this vacation home?
This home was recently purchased by a new homeowner. The reviews below are from guests that stayed in the home in 2016.
- Answered by Twiddy on 2/22/2017
5 stars. Beautiful home, love the 2 hot tubs...layout is exceptional.
5 stars. We have been coming to this home the past 4 years and love the location and amenities. We hope to come back again next year. If our week that we need becomes available.
5 stars. Four families could not have had a better week. The house with all the amenities was more than accommodating for our large group.
5 stars. One word, fabulous. This was our first time visiting the Outer Banks, and we wanted to try something different with the 4x4 beach...plus it was one of the few locations that was big enough to accommodate our big group. We had 15 adults and 3 kids all ranging from 2 years old to 62. There were plenty of beds for everyone, and almost everyone got their own room! For as many people as we had, it was super quiet in the bedrooms. The views were stunning, the top floor was our favorite with the kitchen and main living area. The kitchen is very accommodating with 2 of everything, which helped with keeping that many people well fed and with enough cold beverages! 2 dishwashers were amazing and needed for easy clean up. There are lots of steps in this house, but the elevator helped with loads of groceries, luggage, etc. We LOVED the pool and the easy access walkway to the beach. The decor is beautiful, makes me want my own beach house. Just fabulous, relaxing, and beautiful location.
how many of the bedrooms have tv's currently?
Melissa, four of the master bedrooms in this home currently have TVs.
- Answered by Twiddy on 2/22/2016
Hi, there are no pictures of the bathrooms. Are they pretty much updated like the rest of the house looks?
Thank you for your inquiry, Holly! Unfortunately, some of our homes do not provide photos of the bathrooms. We apologize for any inconvenience! If you have any specific questions about what the bathrooms provide please let us know.
- Answered by Twiddy on 8/12/2015
Do we need to bring our own chairs and umbrellas for the beach? Is there an outdoor shower?
Andi, every Twiddy home provides 5 beach chairs. Items such as beach umbrellas and carts are not standard amenities for our homes. If you would like to rent beach equipment for your stay, Just for the Beach, Moneysworth, and Ocean Atlantic Rentals all provide this service. For contact information, please visit www.twiddy.com/activities/services.aspx. An outdoor shower is a standard amenity in every Twiddy vacation home. To view a list of our standard amenities here, www.twiddy.com/abbreviations-definitions.aspx#stfurneq.
- Answered by Twiddy on 7/10/2015
How many miles down the beach is this house?
Holly, T12005 is located approximately 7 miles north of the paved road.
- Answered by Twiddy on 1/3/2015
Does every bedroom and game room have tvs?
Thank you for your inquiry! Currently, the L3 great room, L2 MBRs (K, K, K, Duo, BS), and L2 game room provide televisions, however, televisions are not guaranteed amenities and are subject to change.
- Answered by Twiddy on 11/13/2014
On L2 how many bedrooms have deck access?
Great question, Kelly! T12005 offers deck access for all 9 bedrooms.
- Answered by Twiddy on 10/12/2014
do you provide gas for the grill? will the pool be heated or do we have to request it for September 20?
Excellent questions, Peggy! T12005 advertises a gas grill and propane will be supplied. The pool heat is not automatically added. You will need to request this option for your reservation.
- Answered by Twiddy on 9/13/2014
Does this house have small child amenities? Ex. High chair, pack n play, booster seat, step stool, toys, etc. ?
Thank you for your inquiry, Greg! Baby equipment is not a standard amenity for Twiddy homes. If you would like to rent baby equipment for your stay, Just for the Beach, Moneysworth, and Ocean Atlantic Rentals all provide baby equipment rentals. For contact information, please visit www.twiddy.com/activities/services.aspx.
- Answered by Twiddy on 6/30/2014
Does this home have a bar-b-que and if so what type?
Hi Gary, a grill is a standard amenity in our homes and T12005 - Dune Maker provides a gas bbq grill. For a complete listing of our standard amenities please visit: www.twiddy.com/abbreviations-definitions.aspx#stfurneq
Does this house offer Wi-Fi? Also, which bedrooms (according to the pictures) face the ocean?
Maureen, this home does have wifi, but the data base for photos does not coincide with the property report which provides directional information for the bedrooms; however, we can tell you that the three king bedrooms on level 2 are on the ocean side of the home, and the king bedroom and one of the queen bedrooms on level 3 are on the ocean side of the home!
- Answered by Twiddy on 5/14/2014
Are there crock-pots and/or griddles (for making pancakes) in this house?
Maureen, our homes provide the following small appliances: microwave, toaster, coffee maker, blender, mixer, etc. Items such as griddles and crockpots are not standard amenities. To view our list of standard amenities, please visit www.twiddy.com/abbreviations-definitions.aspx#stfurneq.
- Answered by Twiddy on 2/26/2014
Does the dune maker have a handicap bathroom? Do you have more picture of the dune maker? What two queen bedrooms share a bathroom? Are any of the couches sleepers? Are their any rooms that have couches that are also beds?
No Suzanne, this is not a home with any handicap friendly features, and the two queen bedrooms on level 3 are the ones share a full bath; the other two bedrooms on that level are master bedrooms. There are no sleep sofas in this home!
- Answered by Twiddy on 2/23/2014
Does the dune maker have a handicap bathroom? Do you have more picture of the dune maker? What two queen bedrooms share a bathroom?
Suzanne, this is not a home with handicap friendly features, and all of the photos we have are online. There are two master bedrooms on level 3; one is a king and one is a queen each with their own en suite bathroom, and in addition, there are two other queen bedrooms on level 3; these are the ones that share the full bath!
Are the 4x4 beaches closed right now?
Jim, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, which is on the southern section of the Outer Banks is closed, but not our 4x4 beaches here on the northern sections of the Banks is not!
- Answered by Twiddy on 10/8/2013
In picture #9 at the right there is a white appliance between the white refigerator and stove. Is it a working Ice maker or possibly Ice storage?
Yes, it is a large commercial ice maker in a custom cabinet!
- Answered by Twiddy on 8/15/2013
do you have a floorplan for this home???
We do not have a floorplan for this home, but please give us a call with any specific questions you may have!
- Answered by Twiddy on 6/9/2013
Are bed linens & bath towels provided?
Yes Mary, bed and bath linens are included at this home!
- Answered by Twiddy on 5/13/2013
1. Initial balance
The initial balance is due 48 hours after booking and consists of:
*IMPORTANT: The reservation can be cancelled without penalty at any time before paying the initial balance.
2. Final balance
The final balance is due 30 days prior to arrival and consists of:
Payments can be made online, by phone, or by mail.
*IMPORTANT: For reservations arriving within 30 days, payment is due at the time of booking.
More information on payments can be found here: https://www.twiddy.com/outer-banks/guests/reservation-information/#payments
Once you make your initial balance payment, your reservation is confirmed. To cancel a confirmed reservation, please get in touch with us as soon as possible:
In the case of cancellation, you may re-rent your reservation. We can re-list the home for rent with hopes that another guest can take over your home/week. If the home/week rents, you will receive a refund less the $100 cancellation fee and Travel Insurance (if they purchased it), and any difference in price. If the home/week does not re-rent, you will not receive a refund. If you only paid the initial balance and the home/week did not re-rent, you will be liable for any additional amount owed for the reservation.
If the you purchased travel insurance and need to cancel for a covered reason, you may file a claim with CSA Travel Protection.
The advance hold fee ($50) is transferable to another home. The fee is not refundable if you choose to cancel your advance property hold.
*IMPORTANT: Select homes have a fee higher than $50.00. This higher Advance Property Hold fee is listed the home's description. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
While we are waiting for the owners to confirm their future year rates, you can use the rate for the same week this year as an estimate.
Travel Insurance is OPTIONAL. You have the option to accept or decline the policy when you are booking your reservation.
If accepted, there is a 10 day grace period offered by CSA in which the travel insurance amount can be refunded if you change your mind and wish to decline.
CSA travel insurance information can be found here: https://www.twiddy.com/outer-banks/guests/reservation-information/#travel-insurance
*IMPORTANT: In the event you need to cancel your reservation and you have purchased travel insurance, the travel insurance amount is non-refundable.
Yes, you can! All information regarding the notification list can be found here: https://www.twiddy.com/outer-banks/guests/reservation-information/#notification-lis
We do not offer a military discount, but some owners may offer one if asked.
Contact us and we will be happy to see what we can do for you:
All homes are cleaned prior to arrival.
Daily cleaning is not offered.
Complimentary mid-stay cleaning is available for reservations of two weeks or longer. This service is complimentary but must be scheduled in advance and will take place on the home’s changeover day (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday).
*IMPORTANT: Additional cleaning services may be available for an additional fee and must be scheduled in advance.
Pets are permitted in homes that list “Pets Allowed” in the description (NO EXCEPTIONS). There is no additional fee for bringing pets to pet-friendly homes.
Unless otherwise advertised, a maximum of two pets is allowed.
Some pet-friendly homes have specific restrictions regarding the number, size or type of pet noted in the individual description.
Private pools are generally available from the first week of May through the second week of October. Please see your home's web page for specific opening and closing dates. Pools are cleaned, vacuumed and serviced on the day of guest arrival. A mid-week service, including chemical and mechanical checks, is provided, but does not include cleaning or vacuuming.
Heated pool availability dates and fees vary by home. See the vacation home description for availability dates and the heated pool fee. The heated pool option must be requested and paid for prior to arrival.
*IMPORTANT: Pools are not heated in July and August.
The following amenities are standard to all homes unless specifically noted in the home description:
Bed and bath linens are provided for all homes EXCEPT Twiddy Traditionals (which have a “T” at the end of the property number).
Additional linens or linen packages for Twiddy Traditional (T) homes can be provided if requested and paid for prior to arrival.
Bed and bath linens include:
The kitchen is fully stocked with all dinnerware, silverware, pots and pans, and serveware.
Basic appliances, such as a coffee maker, blender, toaster, and can opener are provided.
*IMPORTANT: Paper products, soap products, trash bags, spices, etc (including toilet paper and dish soap) are not provided. Guests are responsible for purchasing or bringing these items.
Baby items, like a crib, high chair, or pack and play are not provided, but can be rented locally.
Local rental companies will deliver the items to the home (fee applies for the 4x4 beaches).
WiFi is offered in all homes except for Twiddy Traditional homes (property numbers end with a “T”) unless otherwise noted.
A limited number of 1:00 pm check-ins are available for a nominal fee. Requests must be made and confirmed by phone and paid for in advance of arrival.
We cannot offer this service for certain homes, including those with 7 or more bedrooms or homes occupied by owners the preceding week. Please contact
our office to confirm availability and arrange for early check-in to be added to your reservation.
Homes are generally rented on a per week basis. We do not offer partial week stays. You can stay for as long as you like during that week, but you still have to pay for the week.
*IMPORTANT: A small number of homes do allow partial week rentals for a 3-4 night stay. These homes will only confirm a partial week stay 14 days in advance or 7 days if during a holiday week. You cannot book partial stays online at this time. Please call our office to receive availability/pricing and to book.
The majority of our rentals are from Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to Sunday, and a few Friday to Friday.
Should a home still be available for a mid-week stay 7-14 days prior to arrival. We are happy to see if the homeowner would allow it, however, most homes will still require a full week (ex. Mon-Mon).
Get in touch and we will be happy to see what we can do for you:
Live music and karaoke can be found frequently around town at the local bars & restaurants.
Below are links to some of our favorite spots depending on which town you’re staying in and what you’re in the mood for:
The majority of the shops on the Outer Banks are locally owned and operated with unique items you won’t find anywhere else. Centrally located in each town, they are easy to reach by car or bike.
The shopping centers here have everything from boutiques and restaurants, to fresh local produce stands. Below are links to some of our favorite spots.
There is a vast variety of restaurants found on the Outer Banks. From fresh, local seafood establishments to fine dining and authentic cuisine.
Below are links to some of our favorite places to eat:
Outdoor adventure options are abundant on the Outer Banks, whether you are looking for watersports, miniature golf, go karts, wild horse tours or aerial adventure parks.
Below are links to some of our favorite activities:
There are two urgent care centers in Kitty Hawk, approximately 20-25 miles from Corolla and 5 miles from Duck.
The Outer Banks Hospital is in Nags Head which is 33 miles from Corolla and 18 miles from Duck.
Medical centers and pharmacies are listed here: https://www.twiddy.com/outer-banks/guests/general-information/#medical
Beach Warning Flags
During dangerous surf conditions, red "No Swimming" flags fly at beach entrances. Whenever red flags are flying, swimming is prohibited. At such times, ocean conditions have been determined to be unsafe and swimmers are at serious risk of injury or death if they enter the water. For your safety, please heed all red flag warnings.
Rip currents are fast-moving currents of water that can quickly pull even the strongest swimmers away from the shore. Since the current flows under water, it’s important to know the signs of a rip current and avoid the water in that area.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), indicators of rip currents include:
Be sure to read lifeguard stand signs when arriving at the beach. If you see warning signs of rip currents or moderate or high hazard flags, stay out of the water and alert others to do the same. If caught in a rip current, you should stay calm to conserve energy. Don’t try to fight the current. Instead, swim with the current, and swim toward shore once you’re out of the current.
General Beach Safety
The fun begins where the road ends on this unique stretch of Outer Banks shoreline just south of the Virginia border. A four-wheel drive vehicle and an adventurous spirit are required to explore this beach community, where there are no paved roads, no hotels or restaurants, not even a convenience store! What you’ll find is an uncomplicated, fourteen-mile expanse of wide, sandy beaches, dense maritime forests and marshy soundside coves.
Home to the Corolla wild horses, the possibility of catching a glimpse of these extraordinary creatures is practically commonplace. Keep in mind, they are wild - do not approach them. County ordinance states that you may not come within 50 feet of the horses at any time. Feeding, riding or petting a wild horse is prohibited. A wild horse sighting is always an exciting event, but please remember to use caution and keep your distance.
There are no fixed lifeguard stands on the 4x4 beaches. Three roving lifeguards patrol from the end of the road to the Virginia state line from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Corolla’s pristine beaches are wide with soft sand. Upon crossing the beach access over the dune line to the beach, you will find that the beach is relatively flat, which is ideal terrain for afternoon strolls.
Bringing your dog to Corolla? Beaches are pet-friendly year-round. Leashes are required, but there are no length requirements.
Corolla Beach Safety:
Corolla Lifeguard Stand Locations:
Roving lifeguards (4x4 trucks and ATVs) are on patrol, from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm from Memorial Day through Labor Day. From August 15 through Labor Day stands are manned as staffing allows. Lifeguards are located at the following locations:
Corolla Public Beach Accesses:
Activities to be enjoyed on the beaches of Corolla include; kayak tours, jet ski rentals, parasailing, and many more! Check out the following businesses for rentals and lessons:
Duck’s beautiful beaches are perfect for exploring or relaxing. When spending any amount of time on the beach in Duck, it’s best to keep the following information in mind.
Beaches are pet-friendly year-round. Dogs are allowed to play unleashed on the beach under close supervision of the owner. Dogs are required to be leashed when in the village or at Duck Town Park. Duck's Leash Law requires that leashes not exceed 10 feet in length.
Duck Beach Safety:
Duck Lifeguard Locations:
Roving lifeguards (4x4 trucks and ATVs) are on patrol from May 1 through October 31. Lifeguards are on duty at fixed stands from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm from late May through August. Lifeguard stands are located at the following locations:
Relax on the serene beaches of Southern Shores! When spending any amount of time on the beach in Southern Shores, it’s best to keep the following information in mind.
Dogs are not allowed on the beach between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm from May 15th through September 15th. A leash law is enforced the remainder of the year, and leashes cannot exceed 10 feet in length.
There are no public beach accesses with parking in Southern Shores.
Southern Shores Lifeguard Locations:
Roving lifeguards (4x4 trucks and ATVs) are on patrol from late-May through September. Lifeguards are on duty at fixed stands from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Lifeguard stands are located at the following locations:
Southern Shores Beach Regulations:
In addition to our general beach safety information, the following regulations are specific to Southern Shores.
Salt air and sunshine are plentiful on Kitty Hawk's Beaches. Enjoy many public beach access with parking, and convenience to a variety of shops and restaurants.
Dogs are permitted on the beach. The dog owner is responsible for and must remove feces and possess a bag/container for waste removal at all times. From the Friday before Memorial Day until the day after Labor Day between the hours of 10:00 am and 6:00 pm dogs must be on a leash not exceeding 6 feet.
At all other times during the year, dogs must be restrained on a leash retractable to 12 feet. Dogs may be taken off the leash only if they will not disturb other beachgoers. Unleashed dogs must be controlled by the dog owner, who must remain within 30 feet of the dog at all times. A leash must be with owner at all times.
Kitty Hawk Beach Accesses:
Multiple public beach accesses with parking are available in the Town of Kitty Hawk. The town also has a handicap accessible public sound access at Windgrass Circle. The sound access has parking and is open from sunrise to thirty minutes past sunset.
Kitty Hawk Lifeguard Stands:
Roving lifeguards (4x4 trucks and ATVs) are on patrol from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Lifeguards are on duty at fixed stands from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. From Labor Day through September 30th, Ocean Rescue Staff will be on duty from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Lifeguard stands are located at the following locations:
Kitty Hawk Beach Regulations
Kill Devil Hills beaches provide the perfect backdrop for salty family fun. Bring your cooler, beach toys, and boogie boards for a good time.
Dogs are not permitted on the beach between the hours of 9:00 am to 6:00 pm from May 15th through September 15th, unless they are aiding the handicapped. At all other times, leashed dogs are permitted on the beaches.
Kill Devil Hills Lifeguard Stands:
Roving lifeguards (4x4 trucks and ATVs) are on patrol from mid-May through mid-September. Lifeguards are on duty at fixed stands from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Lifeguard stands are located at the following locations:
Kill Devil Hills Beach Accesses:
Beach accesses in Kill Devil Hills are abundant, and most have ample parking. Each lifeguard stand location listed above is a public beach access. In addition to that list, the following beach accesses are also available in Kill Devil Hills.
Kill Devil Hills Beach Regulations:
In addition to our general beach safety information, the following regulations are specific to Kill Devil Hills.
Enjoy a classic beach vacation in gorgeous Nags Head. Visitors have been relaxing and playing on the beaches of Nags Head for generations. We invite you and your loved ones to experience a vacation on the wide, sandy beaches of Nags head.
Leashed dogs are allowed on the beach year-round. Leashes cannot exceed 10 feet in length.
Nags Head Lifeguard Stands:
Roving lifeguards (4x4 trucks and ATVs) are on patrol from Memorial Day through October 15. Lifeguards are on duty at fixed stands from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Lifeguard stands are located at the following locations:
Nags Head Beach Accesses:
Beach accesses in Nags Head are abundant, and most have ample parking. Each lifeguard stand location listed above is a public beach access. In addition to that list, the following beach accesses are also available in Nags Head.
Nags Head Beach Regulations:
In addition to our general beach safety information, the following regulations are specific to Nags Head.