207 | Small Family Cottage

Address: 1517 N. Virginia Dare Trail Town: Kill Devil Hills Location: Oceanfront Type: Home Milepost: 7.3
7 Bedrooms 4 Baths No Pets Allowed Pets Not Allowed Check-In Day: Saturday
3 Kings, 2 Queens, 2 Singles, 1 Bunk Set

Situated on 100 feet of ocean frontage, the “Small Family Cottage” is an exceptional seven bedroom home that offers breathtaking vistas, modern day amenities and classic OBX style, all in an historic Outer Banks beach setting. Your family will love one of the area’s largest oceanfront decks, perfect for lounging and sunning. The wrap around covered porch is the ideal spot to catch the afternoon breezes and settle into a good book. A private boarded walkway leads to a dune top gazebo with built in benches.

This spacious home combines the best and most up to date features w/ traditional Outer Banks charm boasting ample living areas for your entire group, including a living/dining area combination, separate wet bar/butler’s pantry with ice maker and dishwasher, and large kitchen w/ island bar seating. The cottage retains the original pine flooring, tongue and groove paneling and exposed beam ceilings.

The “Small Family Cottage” was designed by Frank Stick, renowned writer/illustrator for the Saturday Evening Post, Ladies Home Journal, and Field & Stream. He was an early real estate developer and conservationist here on the Outer Banks in the early 1940’s when the area was first beginning to flourish. The Small Family has owned and lovingly cared for the property for over 70 years and invites you to book your vacation today!

Ground Level: Parking for 5 Cars, Steps to Main Level Covered Entry, Utility Room w/Refrigerator, Shaded Sitting Area w/Dining Table, Swing, Basketball Goal, Grilling Area w/Gas Grill, Basketball Goal & 2 Enclosed Outdoor Showers.

Main Level: Living Area w/Flat Screen TV, Dining Area, Modern Kitchen w/Stainless Steel Appliances, Large Wet Bar w/Ice Maker, Dishwasher, & Storage. 2 Bedrooms (1 w/King & TV, 1 w/Queen & TV), 2 Full Hall Baths (1 w/Shower & 1 w/Shower & Laundry), Covered Porch w/New Furniture & Swing, Large Oceanfront Sun Deck w/Deck Furniture & Ocean Views, Boarded Walkway to Beach, & Dune Top Gazebo.

Top Level: Den w/TV, 5 Bedrooms (Master Suite w/King, TV, & Full Bath w/Tub/Shower, 1 w/King & TV, 1 w/Queen & TV, 1 w/2 Singles, & 1 w/Bunk Set), & Full Hall Bath w/Shower.

Features include: C/AC & Heat, Washer/Dryer, 2 Dishwashers, 3 Refrigerators, Microwave, Ice Maker, 7 Flat Screen TVs, Wireless Internet, & Deck Furniture. No Pets. This is a Non-Smoking & Non-Vaping Unit.

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  • Linens & Towels Provided


  • 2 Dishwashers
  • Free Standing Ice Maker
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Regular Coffee Maker(s)

Beach Access

  • Private Walkway


  • TV
  • Wireless Internet

Exterior Amenities

  • Basketball Goal
  • Covered Deck
  • Dune Deck
  • Enclosed Outdoor Shower
  • Private Driveway
  • Private Dune Deck
  • Sun Deck
  • Swing Set

Extra Nights

  • Extra Nights (No)


  • Gas Grill

Interior Amenities

  • C/AC & Heat
  • Ceiling Fan(s)


  • Keyless (Yes)


  • Washer/Dryer


  • Oceanfront

Master Suites

  • One Master Suite


  • Parking Spaces (5)

Partials Allowed

  • Partials Allowed (No)


  • No Smoking or Vaping Allowed


  • Ocean Views

Additional Amenities

Floor Plans
Floorplan: A10093dc-E748-0582-Ae5c548366e2a14c207 Ground Level
Floorplan: A10093f4-A529-Df18-41f4c70bfee3d117207 Mid Level
Floorplan: A1009429-C370-8ec0-52fc85f6e466bed4207 Top Level
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