Waterfront - New Construction
501 S Virginia Dare Trail Kill Devil Hills, NC
$ 1,250,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#108910
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyDARE
  • CityKill Devil Hills
  • AreaKill Devil Hills Oceanside
  • Zip27948
  • StyleCoastal,Cottage,Historic
  • Year Built1936
  • Taxes3770
  • Price$ 1,250,000
  • Bedrooms8
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage2385
  • Lot Size0.96 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Matt Preston @ Twiddy & Company - Corolla
Property Description

Rare opportunity to own a piece of the Outer Banks history. According to the sellers, the front cottage named the "Ruth Cottage" was the boat house for the Lifesaving Station that used to be located in Kill Devil Hills. a few properties to the south. When the station was decommissioned in 1933, the cottage was moved 100 yards north to where it sits now. On the day the Wright Brothers attempted their first flight, the Surfmen from the Coast Guard Station helped the Wright's move their flying machine to the top of Kill Devil Hill. It is safe to assume that the Wright Brothers have been inside of this cottage. The back cottage closest to the ocean was located from the Naval Shipyard in Norfolk and was used to house families on the base during WWII that were building ships during the war. In 1950, the current sellers family bought the property and it has been in the family ever since and they would love to see it preserved for generations to come. If you are interested in utilizing this large prime oceanfront lot for new construction, you will have endless possibilities that could result in a great investment property maximizing rental income. This location is next to a lift station so you should be able to tie into the central sewer which will allow you to build a large house. Please ask listing agent for plans and rental projections for new construction.

Price History
3/30/2020 Listed $1,250,000

General Features

Beds 8
Construction Block, Frame, Wood
Cooling Central, Heat Pump, Window Units
Financing Options Cash, Jumbo Loan
Full Baths 3
Heating Central, Heat Pump, Other
Listing Area Kill Devil Hills Oceanside
Ownership Owned More than 12 Months
Parking Off Street, Paved
Potential Short Sale No
Roof Asphalt/Fiber Shingle
Status Active
Status Active
Style Coastal, Cottage, Historic
Subdivision None
Tax Year 2019
Taxes 3770.89
Type Single Family - Detached
View Ocean
Water Municipal
Waterfront Location Oceanfront
Year Built 1936
Zoning OIR

Interior Features

Floor Covering Carpet, Tile
Furnishings Available Y/n No
Heated Living Area Sq Footage 2385

Exterior Features

Approx.lot Sqft 42000
Exterior Asbestos, Vinyl
Foundation Piling, Short Pilings
Lot Description Beach Frontage, Level, Water Frontage
Pool (Y/N) No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 27948

AVG $700K
AVG $3,840
AVG 141
Year Built
AVG 1994
AVG 31
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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