View our gallery for photos and floorplans of each space. The top level is open concept, encompassing the kitchen, living, and dining areas. Vaulted ceilings and multiple windows create an open, airy space that enjoys beautiful natural light. Sliding glass doors lead to a top deck that spans two sides of the house—a lovely entertaining space for taking in the beautiful Corolla sunrises/sunsets or dining al fresco in the evenings. A screened-in porch provides the perfect nook to escape into a good book. The kitchen is fully equipped to prepare delicious home-cooked meals and has generous counter space thanks to a large peninsula with seating for six. The wet bar is ready and waiting for you to pour a drink for happy hour. Bedroom 1 sleeps two and features a king bed and full bathroom.
The middle level features three bedrooms and a generous foyer. Bedroom 2 sleeps two with a king bed. It has an en suite bathroom with a stall shower and large soaking tub. Sliding glass doors provide access to the lower-level deck, where a hammock awaits for an afternoon nap. Bedroom 3 sleeps two with a king bed and also has a full attached bathroom. It also has a full-size crib (that can easily be wheeled to other bedrooms if needed). Bedroom 4 sleeps three with one queen and one twin bed.
The ground level offers a fifth bedroom that is perfect for kids or teens. It features two queens and two double-size trundle beds. There is also a half bath, laundry room (with second refrigerator), and the main entry (leading to a double carport and an outdoor shower) on this level.
Situated on a private half-acre lot, the home boasts ample outdoor living space with something for everyone. The rear of the property features a large and private fenced patio area encased by woods. Out here guests can take a dip in the 12x25’ in-ground pool, sunbathe in the surrounding lounge furniture, or relax and unwind with a late evening soak in the pergola-covered 6-person jetted hot tub. There is also a gas grill for evening cookouts and an outdoor shower. A spacious front lawn is the perfect spot for supplied yard games such as cornhole and horseshoes. A long driveway provides ample parking and a place to shoot hoops.
Check in begins at 4:00 p.m. and check out is by 10:00 a.m.
An on-site washer and dryer means you can return home with clean laundry.
Two well-behaved dogs stay free. Extra dogs will be considered on an individual basis for an additional fee ($175 per animal).
Bed and bath linens are included in your reservation (but bring your own beach towels).
Check in is contactless with a keyless entry.
The pool is available April through mid-October, and the hot tub is available April through New Year’s. Inquire for specific dates. If your reservation falls outside these dates and you would like to request use of these accommodations, please contact us and we will be happy to quote you an additional charge to make them available to you, if possible. Requests cannot be guaranteed.
Beach chairs and other equipment are provided including a sand-friendly wagon, umbrella, boogie boards, and toys.
All bedrooms feature flat screen TVs. Wireless internet, cable, Roku streaming, and an assortment of board games and puzzles provide evening or rainy day entertainment.
Traveling with little ones? Save trunk space and take advantage of our gear, which includes a full-size crib, a pack-n-play, two high chairs, two walk-through gates (plus a third tension gate), two audio monitors, sound machines in all bedrooms, and outlet covers and cabinet ties.
First time to Corolla? We provide a robust home guide with tons of information about the property and surrounding attractions. Still have questions? Just ask!
This is a nonsmoking property.
2023: two masters upgraded to king beds (3 kings total), ground-level bedroom upgraded to two queens with two double trundles, new washer and dryer, new second refrigerator added, new fortified roof, new vinyl deck rails, decor updates
2022: HVAC system replaced on top floor; new carpeting in all five bedrooms; luxury vinyl plank installed throughout the rest of the home; living room set including sofa, loveseat, armchairs, coffee table, end tables, TV console, and area rug; six new barstools for kitchen peninsula; four additional Polywood Adirondack chairs added to top deck; four additional Nardi Eden loungers added to pool deck; new storm doors for screened-in porch; hot tub cover; additional decor updates
2021: interior paint and decor updates, dishwasher, hot water heater, gas grill, microwave, flat screens throughout, mattresses throughout, dining room set, toilets, poolside chairs, pool motor and sand filter, and repairs to siding, electrical, and roof
2020: deck sliders, top deck, top floor refrigerator, middle floor HVAC
About Whalehead Beach
Conveniently situated in the Whalehead Beach community, Go Your Own Wave offers a private and laid-back family atmosphere on a spacious half-acre lot. Located along three miles of Corolla's peaceful shoreline, this private beach community consists of three streets that run parallel to the Atlantic. This neighborhood is sought after by vacationers and locals alike thanks to its beautiful homes and beaches and close proximity to top-notch restaurants, boutique shops, and other attractions. Guests prefer this neighborhood for its unique combination of large property lots, quiet streets, and a laid-back atmosphere. Convenient walkways at each block make for an easy stroll to the beach. There are also free beach parking lots one block to the north and south of Go Your Own Wave. This is also a golf cart-friendly community.
This ultimate "hidden gem" beach town, located on the northernmost tip of the Outer Banks, is a vacationer’s paradise. This beautiful coastal oasis offers a unique combination of natural beauty and cultural attractions. Whether you seek action and adventure or a quiet place to unplug and recharge, Corolla has something for everyone. Visitors will enjoy gorgeous dog-friendly beaches, great restaurants, unique shops, tons of activities, and a variety of historical attractions. The northernmost part of Corolla, known as Carova, is one of the few places in the US where driving is permitted on the beach year-round. It is also home to the famed wild horses (colonial Spanish mustangs).
THE FINE PRINT
North Carolina state law requires guests to sign a vacation rental agreement. This will be emailed to you once you book. A preview document is available by request. All guests are encouraged to purchase travel insurance in the event they need to cancel within the nonrefundable window.