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Shell Of a Time

6 bedrooms
3 K, 4 T, 2 BS
5 bathrooms
5 Full


Featured in this Home
Pet-Friendly Details:
Pets Allowed: 2 max
Dogs: No weight limit
Cats: No
Private Pool Details:
Open Dates: 4/27/2024-10/11/2024
Pool Heat Fee (Not Available July/August): $300 Plus Tax/Week
Pool Size: 8x16
Advance Property Hold Fee Details:
Amount: 50.00
Beach Chairs Details:
Chairs Provided: 5
Bed & Bath
  • Bath Towels
  • Bed Linens
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Pillows & Blankets
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Whirlpool Tub
  • Wifi
  • Ping Pong
  • TV & DVD Player
  • Blender
  • Dishes, Utensils, & Cookware
  • Dishwasher
  • Drip Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Pod Coffee Maker
    New for the 2024 season
  • Toaster
  • Gas Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Advance Property Hold Fee
  • Beach Chairs
  • Central Heat & Air Conditioning
  • Municipal Water
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Security Camera
  • Telephone
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Home details

6 bedrooms

3 K, 4 T, 2 BS

5 bathrooms

5 Full

Saturday, 4:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am
Parking for 5
The indoor community pool at Corolla Light will be unavailable until Spring 2024. Click here for full details.
Advertising Updates:
For the 2024 season, the optional pool heat fee for this home has changed to $300 per week plus tax. The L1 Duo Bunk Set, Trundle will change to a King. The L2 Queen will change to two Bunk Sets. Updated 8/29/23

Get ready for a “Shell of a Time” on the Outer Banks! This lovely oceanside retreat offers views of the ocean and the Currituck Lighthouse. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in Corolla Light, this home is convenient to the beach, community amenities, and all that Corolla has to offer. In addition, this home is pet friendly, so your four-legged family members are welcome. The top level of the home features a great room designed for gathering. Enjoy time with family in the cozy great room. The kitchen is equipped with all that you need to prepare meals and offers deck access. Between the large dining table and countertop seating, there’s plenty of room for everyone to eat together. The master bedroom on the top level has a private bathroom with a whirlpool bathtub.

The middle level of the home includes an additional common space, a den, three bedrooms, and a full bathroom. One of the bedrooms is a master bedroom that includes a whirlpool bathtub in the bathroom. The ground level includes two master bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, and laundry facilities. Step outside to splash in the private pool or relax in the hot tub. An outdoor table and chairs are conveniently located in the pool area, allowing for lunch or dinner poolside. Corolla Light offers a plethora of community amenities, including multiple swimming pools, basketball courts, tennis courts, playground, indoor fitness center with pool, in-season trolley service, and more. No matter what vacation activities you choose, you’ll have a “Shell of a Time” in this vacation home!

Dogs welcome (2 max., no cats). No additional fee or deposit required.

Corolla Light is a wristband community. Each guest must have a wristband to use any community amenities. This home provides 12 wristbands.

Main House layout

Bedroom Definitions

Level 1

Master 1

Master 2
2 Twins


Level 2

Master 1
King with whirlpool

Room 1
2 Bunk Sets

Room 2
2 Twins

Den; full bath.

Level 3

Master 1
King with whirlpool

Great room with gas fireplace; kitchen; dining area.


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Guest recommendations

23 guests recommended this home
Donald   ·  Stayed August 2023

"Retractable gates at stairs were great safety measure for toddlers."

Mark   ·  Stayed July 2023

"The house is perfect for our family. This was the fifth or sixth year we have stayed there. Each year we see nice improvements in the house and amenities. We love the pool and well stocked kitchen"

Danielle   ·  Stayed July 2023

"Location and size are perfect! We love the pool as well which is perfect for the kiddos and the little yard is great for our small dogs"

Dori   ·  Stayed June 2023

"The switch from sand to a lawn in the fenced in yard was a nice change. We enjoyed the ping pong, the hot tub, and the open kitchen upstairs. The second fridge downstairs helps very much as well."

Timothy   ·  Stayed June 2023

"Comfortable house and excellent location."

Jeffrey   ·  Stayed May 2023

"This our second stay at Shell Of A Time and we hope not our last! This house is wonderful. The central location in Corolla Light put us close to everything. Walking to the Whalehead Club was great. Our pup enjoyed the house as well!"

Carla   ·  Stayed May 2023

"Shell of a Time was a beautifully maintained home that had all of the amenities that we could ever have wanted. The home was beautifully furnished with the perfect outdoor space. The proximity to the beach and Corolla Village was great. The sunrise views from the deck were amazing."

John   ·  Stayed April 2023

"Great layout, kitchen was well stocked, would highly recommend"

Beth   ·  Stayed September 2022

"The fenced in yard and was pet friendly with some grass. Home was nicely decorated and well stocked."

Judy   ·  Stayed September 2022

"Gates on the stairs, proximity to pickleball, warm, inviting feel to the house, fenced in yard"

Patricia   ·  Stayed July 2022

"There was plenty of room, close to the beach and shopping. The kitchen was well stocked with pots, pans and utensils. The 2nd refrigerator was an added plus. My grandson loved the porch swing. It was perfect for a week away with family!"

Mark   ·  Stayed July 2022

"Comfortable, well appointed house, close to the beach, backyard pool. Great relaxing vacation."

Danielle   ·  Stayed June 2022

"Location is great! House is beautiful and well kept!"

Scott   ·  Stayed May 2022

"Great house and location!"

Jeff   ·  Stayed May 2022
Janna   ·  Stayed April 2022

"The grass backyard was an awesome addition!"

Mark   ·  Stayed August 2021

"This is the third year in a row we have stayed at Shell of a Time and each year is better than the last. Our extended family and friends are so comfortable in the house. So many activities to do in the community and we had great weather. We played tennis every day and tried pickle ball, beach time, pool time. Great meals were made in a well equipped kitchen. We plan on coming back again next summer."

Deborah   ·  Stayed July 2021

"Loved it! Very clean and spacious, so nice that the kitchen had drawers and cabinets we could actually put our things in!"

Danielle   ·  Stayed June 2021

"Great house, great location, loved every second!"

Tracy   ·  Stayed May 2021

"This is a very nice home, we enjoyed our stay there."

Janna   ·  Stayed April 2021
Mark   ·  Stayed August 2020

"What a great comfortable home. Great pool in the back, so close to the beach, well equipped. Our second summer at Shell of a Time and we plan on renting for a week next summer."

Elizabeth   ·  Stayed May 2020

"We had a great time at Shell of a Time. The house was well stocked and good for our family. I would suggest updating the floor in the basement but otherwise the house was in great shape."

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