Jul 01, 2024

Top 10 OBX Reading Nooks

Find paradise with your favorite beach read

Imagine the gentle sound of waves lapping against the shore, a soft sea breeze carrying the scent of salt and sunscreen, and the perfect book in your hands. After a long day in the sun, unwinding with your favorite book is the ideal sanctuary for relaxation.

Planning a vacation? Choose a home with a reading nook, where every page turn is a seaside adventure! From oceanfront oasis to sound views, We’ve gathered our top picks for homes with the best places to read during your OBX vacation.

10. Coastal Charm (J20906)

Corolla | Semi-Oceanfront | 12 bedrooms | 14 bathrooms

Allow your favorite story to transport you to a world of imagination! Whether you choose a thrilling mystery or action-packed fantasy, “Coastal Charm” effortlessly brings the light and airy flow of the sea into its open-design concept. Located in the Whalehead community of Corolla, you’ll never want to leave this stunning reading nook!

9. Dogefish (T51989)

4×4 | Oceanside | 4 bedrooms | 5 bathrooms

After a day cruising among the stretches of beach with the Corolla Wild Horses, “Dogefish” has the perfect reading spot for you! With a book in hand, enjoy the perfect blend of nature as you gaze upon the forest canopy and local wildlife. This North Swan Beach home is where adventure meets ocean tranquility.

8. Stretch of Heaven (J11059)

Corolla | Oceanfront | 12 bedrooms | 14 bathrooms

Dive into your favorite book at this poolside cabana oasis while staying at “Stretch of Heaven”! This stunning Whalehead community home is perfect for book lovers who want a mix of shade and sun! Lounge with your summer read and take a refreshing dip in the private pool!

7. Rising Tide V2 (BFS65)

Duck | Oceanfront | 8 bedrooms | 10 bathrooms

Open your next beach read at “Rising Tide V2”. Conveniently located in the Four Seasons community of Duck, all book lovers will enjoy this stunning home! Reading is peaceful with an open layout and a neutral color palate. When you’re ready for a break, take a stroll to the shopping and restaurants Duck has to offer!


6. “Persimmon House” (M020)

Corolla | Oceanfront | 5 bedrooms | 5 bathrooms

Experience the perfect mix of cozy and coastal with “Persimmon House”. Nestled at the end of a beautiful street, this home is steps away from Historic Corolla Village!  With plush reading spots located in every corner, you’ll love this seaside haven.

5. Best of Both Waters (B984)

Duck | Oceanfront | 7 bedrooms | 8 bathrooms

Living up to its name, “Best of Both Waters” is the perfect home for unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean and Currituck Sound. Lose yourself in the rejuvenating atmosphere of this screened porch. This pristine reading spot is perfect for unwinding by yourself or with the comfort of your loved ones.

4. Beach Break (A133)

Southern Shores | Oceanfront | 7 bedrooms | 9 bathrooms

Sit back with your favorite beach read as you soak up the views of the azure waters and golden sands. With a coastal modern atmosphere and plush cushions, you’ll never want to leave “Beach Break”. Whether you’re diving into an otherworldly science fiction or a heartwarming romance, this serene spot is perfect for every literary escape.

3. Four Buoys and a Gull (B923)

Duck | Oceanfront | 4 bedrooms | 5 bathrooms

Curl up with a memoir or classic fairytale at “Four Buoys and a Gull”. Nestled in the Sanderling community of Duck, you’ll enjoy endless comfy seating and a cozy fireplace in the cooler months. This reading nook is the perfect spot if you’re looking to step away from the chaos of vacation.

2. Japandi Retreat (P164)

Corolla | Oceanfront| 7 bedrooms | 8 bathrooms

Bask in the serenity of vacation with this beautiful reading spot. Flip through pages of your beach read from pink sunrise mornings to orange sunsets at this Ocean Hill community home. Featuring earth tones and contemporary details, “Japandi Retreat” is the perfect oasis.

1. Bottoms Up (J20860)

Corolla | Semi-Oceanfront | 12 bedrooms | 14 bathrooms

Cheers to good reads and seaside vacations! This window seat is the perfect spot for taking in the ocean views and salty air. “Bottoms up” is where modern meets beach simplicity. With the perfect book in hand, savor the natural beauty of OBX and let the soothing ambiance of this coastal retreat wash over you.

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Looking for your next beach read?

Find your next favorite book for your OBX vacation! Dive into sun-soaked stories and cool adventures. ☀️📖 Check out our Outer Banks Beach Read Recommendations.

Our favorite OBX bookstores

Support local! Discover amazing reads at your neighborhood bookstores 📚The staff are super friendly and happy to give any recommendations.

If you have any questions, our Vacation Specialists on our Guest Services team are happy to help! Please chat with us on our website, call (866) 457-1190, or text us at (252) 888-2598.

Mali Goebel

Mali Goebel

Jul 01, 2024

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