Your mind will drift back in time when you visit this unique property. Amazing doesn't begin to describe this historic landmark. The Whaleshead Life Saving Station was moved along with the Pennys Hill Station, which burned down some time ago, by the sellers father from a location on the paved road in the 80s to escape demolition. Kept as authentic as possible it's character and charm will draw you in and take you back to days of old.
The memorabilia included with this sale are items and photos that can never be replaced.
The floorplan is open, with baseboard heating in several rooms on the first floor. One bedroom on the first floor with a bath across the hall. There are 2 bedrooms upstairs each with attached adjacent rooms set up as bedrooms so 5 total all with original plaster ceilings. 3 full baths although county only lists as 2.
The wood grain in the walls and floors throughout this property has deepend over the years and is absolutely beautiful. Living room is upstairs in open loft area that looks down onto kitchen/dining.
Well water is crystal clear and needs no filtration system. No iron in water at all.
The Tower offers vast ocean views and breezes that will surprise. Nestled on 2.85 acres and anchored within the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge this paradise is private and secluded, surrounded by rolling vegetated dunes. Sit on the huge wrap around porch relax and enjoy the ocean breezes, no road noise, no neighbors!
There is evidence all around that the wild horses of Corolla enjoy and are frequent visitors to this paradise as well.
This is one of those once in a lifetime properties. If you appreciate history, warmth, old beach style homes this one will make you giddy with possibilities.... a family compound, your own private museum or combine those two ideas for an incredible bed and breakfast type venture. This property can be molded to fit your idea of incredible. Seller has lovingly cared for this home and feels it's time for someone new to breathe life back into this living landmark.