You are here

Beds/Baths Summary

3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Add Favorite
Bedding
1 Queen, 2 Double

Description

The Tom Frank Gaskins cottage (formerly TF Gaskill) was built in 1883 and is on the National Register of Historic Homes. Enjoy a vacation on Ocracoke Island in this historic island home. The cottage is located on a small unpaved private lane that conveniently leads to a footpath offering a short walk or bike ride to shops, galleries, restaurants and Silver Lake Harbor.

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths: 1 Queen and 2 Double beds.

The second floor bedrooms are connected by a small foyer area (please see photos). A door at the top of the stairway provides privacy to the second floor.

Amenities include mini-split AC throughout the house, baseboard heat (no wood stove), ceiling fans and wireless internet access. Cable TV with DVD and Blu-ray player. The kitchen offers a microwave and dishwasher. Stackable washer/dryer.

Sheets and towels are provided. Beds are made for your arrival.

Enjoy the front screened porch, outdoor shower and charcoal grill.

No Phone.

No Smoking. Pet Friendly - Dogs Only. Limited Parking. Limit of 2 Vehicles.

Short Stays are available, there is a three night minimum.


Property Layout:

First Floor: Open kitchen and dining area with washer/dryer. Living room with TV. Bedroom with Queen bed. Hallway bath with shower stall.

Second Floor: Adjoining bedrooms, each with a Double bed. Hallway bathroom with claw foot tub. A single doorway at the top of the stairs serves the second floor.


Bike Rentals, Beach Items, Cottage Items and More!

Bikes, Beach Items, Cottage and Baby Items, and more are available through Beach Outfitters. Advance orders of Beach Outfitters items can be made when reserving your vacation property or added to your reservation any time prior to your arrival. Please visit Beach Outfitters for details or call (877) 741-6645.

Amenities

Home Features: 
No PhoneNo SmokingCentral AirCeiling FansHeat - OtherAll Linens Beds MadePartial StaysWasher/Dryer
Kitchen Features: 
MicrowaveDishwasher
Pets: 
Pets Allowed
TV & Electronics: 
Blu-Ray DVDDVD PlayerInternet AccessTV
Pool & Outdoor: 
Charcoal GrillOutdoor ShowerScreened Porch

Availability

Key
#Night Available#Night Unavailable#Arrive Only#Depart Only
February 2019
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
 
March 2019
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
April 2019
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
May 2019
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
June 2019
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
July 2019
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
August 2019
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
September 2019
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
 
October 2019
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
November 2019
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
December 2019
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
January 2020
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
 

Reviews

5
Rated 5.0/5 (3 guest reviews)

Nina K

Staunton

August 2018 Stay

Overall Rating: 
5
Property Rating: 
5
Experience Rating: 
5
Value Rating: 
5

We loved staying at this 1800’s beach cottage. It was interesting to learn a little about Tom Frank! The cottage was cozy and comfortable. It felt like you were stepping back in time but with all the right modern improvements to make it really comfortable. The location is perfect! So close to everything but really private too. We spent a lot of time on the screened porch. So relaxing! We loved the cottage and plan to return soon! Thank you for sharing it with us!

Sofia Z

California

August 2018 Stay

Overall Rating: 
5
Property Rating: 
5
Experience Rating: 
5
Value Rating: 
5

We had a wonderful week in the TF Gaskins house! It was perfect for our family of four: two adults, a 10-year old, and a 13-year old. The kids got to feel like they each got their own room, and we got our own space downstairs. Things we particularly liked: - the outdoor shower was perfection! - the new, quiet AC units worked wonderfully - the location! Close to so much, yet so quiet and no traffic! - the ducks! So many ducks! - the house history (we read the walking tour excerpt and loved the stories!) and the historical feel of the place. It feels like the funky old Ocracoke I remember from when I came as a kid in the 70s. - the screened porch. and so much more. Thanks for sharing this lovely place! The kids are already asking when we can come back.

Ryan L

Brucetown, VA

July 2018 Stay

Overall Rating: 
5
Property Rating: 
5
Experience Rating: 
5
Value Rating: 
5

Another great week in Ocracoke! We will definitely book with you next year. We loved that our house was within walking distance of everything in the village, and so did Mara, our yellow lab.

Location

Get Directions
Tom Frank Gaskins
29 Fig Tree Lane
27960 Ocracoke , NC
United States
35° 6' 49.9356" N, 75° 58' 51.3048" W
North Carolina US