Working in a Resort Community

Five days a week, I make the trip from Currituck Mainland on to the Outer Banks.  My 40 minute drive takes me over the Wright Memorial Bridge, through Southern Shores and then finally descending into the Town of Duck. Throughout the rental season, I drive to work surrounded by joggers, cyclists, strollers and shoppers that meander up and down NC 12 taking in the natural beauty of Duck.  For many, this would be a distraction, but I genuinely enjoy working in a resort environment.

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Family Friendly Beaches Acclaim

Family Vacation Critic editor Lissa Poirot of delmarvanow.com said the criteria for the list included beaches recognized for cleanliness and for providing safe water for young swimmers and plenty of activities for families within walking distance

“The U.S. has an incredible coastline and many beautiful beaches to choose from,” she said. “But for families, there’s more to a good beach than just a great stretch of sand. As parents, we were looking for certain features that make beaches specifically family-friendly.” 

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2012 Outer Banks Wedding Show is this weekend!

The 2012 Outer Banks Wedding Show is this weekend!  Presented by obxbrides.com, this event will be held on March 24, 2012 from 11:00 – 4:00 p.m. at The Sanderling Resort & Spa in Duck, North Carolina.  Don’t miss out on this fantastic experience tasting great foods from qualified caterers like The Good Life Gourmet, The Red Sky Cafe, Ocean Boulevard and The Black Pelican. Then, you can sample the best tasting wedding cakes from Just Desserts and Great Cakes!  You’ll also exhibits from Outer Banks professionals including photographers & videographers, hair salons & spas, ceremony and reception venues, florists, wedding planners, officiants and DJ’s. and much, much more. There will be a variety of 30 minute workshops such as Do-It-Yourself Flower Arrangements, How to Personalize your Ceremony, Timing your Big Day to have the Best Light and Photos, and Defining your Signature Cocktail. Sessions are designed to offer participants the inside scoop on eight must-know wedding planning topics. 

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Carolina Designs Realty hears from our owners…

Carolina Designs Realty hears from our owners…

You speak, we listen.  Here’s what we’re hearing from our owners…

I wanted to mention how pleased I am with Carolina Designs and the bookings on our property.  Job well done!”

Homeowner of  #991 Coopersburger In Paradise

 

“We are very happy with our rentals this year and want to express our thanks.”

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Another Reason to Love Duck, NC

Businessweek.com posted an article 2/21/12, The Priciest Small Town in America, considering the Town of Duck, NC voted one of “America’s Best Little Beach Towns” by Travel + Leisure. Four-bedroom homes in Duck are listed for about $449,900, according to Zillow’s real estate website. Then, head 530 miles north to Sagaponack, N.Y., one of the country’s most exclusive beach towns, and the median list price for a four-bedroom home jumps nearly tenfold to about $4.25 million.

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