A week at Carolina Treasure, Outer Banks – Frisco, N.C.

Frisco, Carolina Treasure life ring

We had a free week and on the spur of the moment decided to head to a new destination for us, the North Carolina Outer Banks. We had no idea what to expect and nowhere to stay, so I was searching vrbos along the way to find us place to stay. We wanted to be on the southern part of the Outer Banks near Hatteras as we did want to go fishing, so settled on Frisco. When we stopped off for lunch at Black Mountain outside of Asheville we stumbled across a nice vacation rental that had just posted a special for the week. We called and the owner nicely directed us to his property management company, Midgett Realty Company. We secured “Carolina Treasure” for the week and couldn’t wait to arrive.



We stopped off overnight to break up the 13-hour drive and arrived on Hatteras about lunch time to see if our rental was ready yet. Midgett Realty is a beehive of activity and looks like they manage many of the properties in that area, so if you’re looking for a vacation rental, check out their website for the easiest rental search. They needed a few more hours so we drove on down to the bottom of Hatteras where the ferry goes to Okracoke to check it all out. We were starved and the Billfish Bar and Grill at a marina was handy, so went in for lunch.

Hatteras, Billfish exterior view

Hatteras, Billfish marina boats

Hatteras, Billfish bar and fish

Hatteras, Billfish dining room viewView from our table by the window

Hatteras, Billfish view from window

Hatteras, Billfish menuFresh fish… ahhh!

Hatteras, Billfish food platesAn order up at the kitchen looked pretty tasty too.

Hatteras, Billfish order up We checked back at Midgett Realty after lunch to get our keys and moved into Carolina Treasure on Runboat Lane.

Frisco, Runboat road signPretty big for just the two of us, but with the discounted rate, it was in our budget. Several families could enjoy this multilevel house that is on the second row back from the beach.

Frisco, Carolina Treasure house ocean side

Frisco, Carolina Treasure house sign

Carolina Treasure side of houseHere is a good view from our aerial tour later in the week

Carolina Treasure aerial view 2, named

Carolina Treasure aerial shot 1Even a hammock to read or nap and there is a deck on both levels.

Frisco, Carolina Treasure morning hammockHere’s a few interior pictures but you can find many more on their vrbo page at the link above.

Frisco, Carolina Treasure living room

Frisco, Carolina Treasure kitchen

Frisco, Carolina Treasure house frontView from the deck at cocktail hour

Frisco, Carolina Treasure deck viewView of first row houses from Carolina Treasure’s deck

Frisco, Carolina Treasure view to water, housesFirst trip to the beach to check it out when we arrived. What pretty water color!

Frisco, Wally on beach, blue shirtKites are big on the Outer Banks and you can pick them up at any of the Kitty Hawk Kite store locations. I got a parrot later in the week. Families spend the day on this lovely beach, swimming, surfing, flying kites, playing games and relaxing. It was never crowded and we really enjoyed it.

Frisco, beach, kite

Frisco, beach walkers, pink & blueAn umbrella or tent is essential for extended stays on the beach. This one was in the house but would recommend bringing your own if you need more shade than just for one or two people.

Frisco, beach umbrella view

Frisco, Wally beach umbrella

Frisco, beach shot, dog walkingTons of shells!

Frisco, beach shell pile

Frisco, beach and house viewMorning visitors through the neighborhood – two bucks in velvet. Photos taken from our deck at Carolina Treasure.

Frisco deer on ocean

Frisco buck & surf

Frisco bird pints in sunny sand

Frisco, bird hunting, surf

Frisco, bird pair feeding

Frisco, bird pair flying, surf

Frisco, children on beach

Frisco, crab closeup

Frisco, crab facing

Frisco, Dog and crab standoff

Frisco, Dog barking at crab

Frisco, Dog looking at me, crab

Frisco, dog footprints  Frisco, fisherman and pointer dog

Frisco, fisherman and two poles

Frisco, fishing boat on water

Frisco, fishing poles and birds

Frisco, fishing poles and sandcastle

Frisco, Wally arms out on beachPolly my parrot kite

Frisco, flying Polly

Frisco, footprints and shellsAround the neighborhood…

Frisco, front tier houses

Frisco, buck in velvet solo

Frisco, buck talking

Frisco, buck with head turned

Frisco, Bucks in velvet sunrise

Frisco lobster flagI love everyone’s creative house names and signs

Frisco, Edie's Fish House sign

Frisco, Hooked on Frisco sign

Frisco, Nauti Sailor sign

Frisco, On Island Time sign

Frisco, Suaimhneas sign

Frisco, Wasabi sign

Frisco Hatteras Heartbeat sign

Frisco, hazy beach morning walkers

Frisco, Indian Blanket flower

Frisco, Jamie's feet and beerAn osprey with lunch

Frisco, Osprey with catch

Frisco, path over dune to water

Frisco, Pirate Booty towels porch

Frisco, pirate flag housetop

Frisco, plover and sandpiper

Frisco, pretty water view

Frisco, sand castle

Frisco, Sandpiper reflection 2

Frisco, sandpiper reflection

Frisco, sandpiper shadow

Frisco, shell and sand Frisco, Shells everywhere

Frisco, shells on sand

Frisco, vert beach shot

Frisco, Wally peeking over duneThat’s all for now…

Stay tuned for more of our Outer Banks excursions…




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One thought on “A week at Carolina Treasure, Outer Banks – Frisco, N.C.

  1. Wayne Cheek

    You picked a great place! The house directly next to you with the pool was “What the Shell”, and is also on VRBO. We have stayed at What the Shell every trip for the past several years. You cannot beat that area of the Outer Banks!

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