501 S Virginia Dare Trail, Kill


8 Beds
3 Baths
2,385 Sqft
0 Acres
0 Garages

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.

Essential Information
MLS® #108910
Full Baths3
Square Footage2,385
Year Built1936
Sub-TypeSingle Family - Detached
StyleCoastal, Historic, Cottage
Community Information
Address501 S Virginia Dare Trail
AreaKill Devil Hills Oceanside
Zip Code27948
ParkingPaved, Off Street
Is WaterfrontYes

Carpet, Tile, Level, Water Frontage, Beach Frontage, At Closing, Private Septic, Municipal

HeatingOther, Central, Heat Pump

Central, Heat Pump, Window Units

ExteriorAsbestos, Vinyl
RoofAsphalt/Fiber Shingle
ConstructionBlock, Frame, Wood
FoundationShort Pilings, Piling
Additional Information
Date ListedMarch 30th, 2020
Days on Market412
Listing Details
AgentPreston, Matt
OfficeTwiddy & Company - Corolla

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Listing information last updated on November 28th, 2020 at 5:30pm EST.