USA North Carolina Outer Banks Avon Listing #44120

Mare Vista #8-A - Avon, NC

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11 reviews
Max. occupancy: 13 5 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 1 Twin Bed 7 bedrooms 6.5 bathrooms No pets 
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Oceanfront home with WiFi, private hot tub, infinity pool, and AC

Perched atop a tall dune overlooking Avon’s south beach is beautiful oceanfront Mare Vista. With five floors, it is the tallest house in Avon!

The ground level has a single carport, storage room, outside shower, and fish cleaning area. Move to the oceanfront backyard with a furnished pool deck, covered outdoor bar, hot tub, and a beautifully custom-made, half-moon infinity concrete pool. From the pool deck leads a path for easy access to the beach, just over the dune. Full-view glass doors lead to the spacious game room with a pool table, game table, TV, and wet bar with a fridge and dishwasher, and access to the deck with a hot tub.

Across the hall is the theater room with a 65-inch TV, surround sound, and seating. Move up the stairs with handcrafted stained-glass window accents to the second level. The three main suites (two oceanfront with deck access) are here, each with a sofa/seating area and a private bath. The washer/dryer nook is also located on this level. The third main living area is fully furnished and has a 45-inch TV. The kitchen offers granite countertops and a nearby dining area with seating for ten. A main bedroom suite with a sofa seating area has access to the oceanfront deck and spiral staircase up to the fourth level.

Head up to the fourth level with a separate seating area with grand sound views. Two oceanfront bedrooms (one main) are on the fourth level. Level five houses the kid’s playroom with a TV and seating area, along with a bedroom with the highest skylight in Avon.

With outstanding accommodations and one-of-a-kind views, Mare Vista should be your next vacation destination.

WHAT’S NEARBY

AttractionDistance from home
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Original Location5.4 Miles
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse5.5 Miles
Cape Hatteras National Seashore6.3 Miles
Salvo Day Use Area14.8 Miles
Pea Island Art Gallery14.9 Miles

THINGS TO KNOW

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.

AMENITIES

Features

Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Partial AC

Kitchen & dining

Dishwasher

Fridge

Microwave

Stove

Location

Ocean view

Oceanfront

Water view

Waterfront

Media

Internet

Cable

DVD player

Wireless router

On-site activities

Hot tub : Private

Pool : Private

Pool table : Private

Infinity pool

11 reviews

Beaudoin B. Oct 2022
Plusieurs étages avec beaucoup d’intimité. Balcon supérieur donnant à la fois sur les levers et couchers de soleil.
William C V. Aug 2022
The location is great,the pool is great and the house is "beachy" great. I loved it so much,I've taken the 10 hour drive from Ct. twice.
Michael O. Nov 2021
Great location. excellent ocean view.
Victoria S. Oct 2021
This was our third time at Mare Vista. This house is like home to us! The few issues we had were minor and were taken care of quickly. We're sad that it's already booked for next year!
Marsha B. Aug 2021
Our family loved the Oceanfront. Our first time getting an OF home. Will spoil us totally. We had lots of issues with some things about the house. My sisterinlaw's foot was hit due to the Dishwasher door hinges are broken and it fell down ontop of her foot but she was ok. The door weighs a ton, that dishwasher needs to go and it didn't clean all the dishes all the time. The Fridge was too small for first floor (not sure how to
make room for a bigger one and Icemaker was broken but Hatteras called me to inform me of this. So we bought Ice. We had no can opener and saw they had one in online pictures. I go by alot of pictures in choosing a home to rent and what to bring. We went out and bought 3 manual which we left for next renters. We had some water issues, sometimes there was no pressure at all. Toilets need replaced. The half bath next to theater room would not stop running. Overall some housekeeping should be better. Noticed some things that aren't getting cleaned. I was told they were short handed for cleaning help. One important item, the dryer vent that is out at back deck next to outside shower (along that hallway to entry door) the Vent needs cleaned out. The dryer may work better if this gets done. We are a easy going family...this may sound like a bad review but it is not. We would love to come back to this house. It totally worked for our family. I can't wait to see what the new owners do to renovate this home...especially new beds. Due to Covid and how hard it is to get my family together, not sure how soon we will need a house this big. We loved Mar Vista. It was so private and wonderfully Ocean front. I would recommend this house. Oh, one more thing...usually find a book that sits on coffee table to explain some things about the house but we didn't see one. For examle, we were not sure if the pool needed anything done to it or the hot tub needed to be at what temperature. That books that I have always seen from owners give us alot of info. Again, hope to come back to Mar Vista soon. Glad the new owners kept it for Renting. thanks again for everything!!
Manager response:
We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, Marsha, and apologize for the inconveniences you had. Maintenance is taking care of the dishwasher; unfortunately, we cannot fix the ice maker since the needed parts are no longer in production. We are hopeful to have a new fridge in place by the end of the year that will provide more space and have an ice maker as well. The new homeowner also plans to replace the toilets. A new can opener will be added, the dryer vent has been cleaned out, and our guest 'books' are provided online. Thank you!
Alta D. Jun 2021
We stayed in this house 10 years ago at which time it was pristine. So when it became available this year we decided on a week in June. Upon check in we were pretty sure it was not cleaned. Bathrooms, kitchen, carpets were very dirty. We spent our first two days cleaning. This house has such big comfy bedrooms and the most fantastic views but the condition of the house and the maintenance issues that were not addressed during our stay was very disappointing. We have been renting houses on Cape Hatteras since 1988 and this house was, hands down, in the worst condition of any we have reserved.
Manager response:
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, Alta. While we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the coziness of the beds and the views, we are sincerely sorry that the home was in this condition upon your arrival. Please know that this is not the standard for our homes, and we take your feedback very seriously. Our local team has worked diligently to address the cleanliness and maintenance issues in the home since your departure, and they have been fully resolved. We appreciate you bringing this to our attention, so that we may continue to improve for future guests. We hope you will allow us the opportunity to better serve you in the future.
Erica L. May 2021
Staying at Mare Vista was an overall good experience but the house needs some pretty serious attention. The handrails on all balconies and stairs were not securely nailed down. We vacationed with older folks, one who had both knees and a hip replaced, and also with children which made sitting on the balcony and walking up the stairs pretty scary. No outlets worked outside so sitting by the pool we had to use extension cords which surely isn’t safe. All of the toilets in the house will clog with one piece of toilet paper. Terrible flushing which was a headache all week long. The sliding doors on the balconies do not close which made it hot in our rooms every day. The pool was beautiful but the lights didn’t work at night, nor did the majority of the deck lights by the pool which, again with older folks and children, not having a lit pathway wasn’t very pleasing. Lastly, the access pathway to the beach (the stairs) need to be fixed before someone gets very hurt. You could only walk on one side because the other is going to fall off any day. It seems like it’s shared with 3 homes so the owners need to get together pretty quick. Overall an enjoyable vacation but the house is run down to say the least. And it was filthy when we got there. I did a pretty good clean as soon as we arrived which wasn’t a great start to my vacation. Please get to this house and give it some attention because it has great potential. Thanks!
Manager response:
We are so glad you stayed with us, Erica. This home has new homeowners with lots of plans to make changes and updates. The handrails, outlets, sliders, and deck lights will be taken care of right away. Cleaning will be addressed. Other improvements will be put off until after the busy season. Thank you!
Martha B. May 2021
We have stayed at this property before, but it has changed owners and management company. The precleaning was poor, and there is trash in the the yard. Minor maintenance such as door handles and light fixtures need to be replaced.
Manager response:
Hi, Martha! Thank you for letting us know about your experience. Guest feedback is very important to us. This home switched owners in February. Since then they have replaced all the ceiling fans, most of the lamps, painted the interior, and are looking at renovating the bathrooms. We do apologize if we missed cleaning the yard and are so appreciative of guests that gather their own trash after enjoying the outdoors. We will work with our cleaning staff and make sure the door handles are fixed.