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Distance to beach from Colony Dr. house?

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Hi all,

I'm hoping to get an idea of the walking distance/time across the dunes from a house on Colony Dr in Salvo. The house is Idle Minds, if that helps. From maps, it looks like the houses are set back a way, but it's hard to tell by how much. Thanks in advance!

DD11

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The homes in Salvo have a wide dune to cross to get to the beach, but it's not too terribly far. I'm not familiar with the house, but I would say it's no more than 200 feet or so.

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The Bing aerials give a good view on Hatteras http://binged.it/1HVkD7d

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Hi There - Idle Minds is our house. That part of the dune is wide (which we are thankful for) but it's not a far walk. We are back and forth to the beach multiple times a day. Certainly there are houses on Hatteras Island that are right on top of the dune if the walk is a concern. You can get a sense from these pictures on our FB site:

arial:

https://www.facebook.com/idlemindsobx/photos/a.245358675482934.65932.244353355583466/245358742149594/?type=3&theater

And here's a great video one of our guests took with a drone.

https://www.facebook.com/idlemindsobx/videos/vb.244353355583466/822417961110333/?type=3&theater

Feel free to contact us via Facebook should you have any other questions.

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Hi all - thanks for the replies! Scott K - we're so excited to be coming to stay at Idle Minds! I actually like the fact that the house isn't right on top of the beach. I just wanted to gauge the distance to decide whether I want to bring a cart to help schlep our stuff back and forth. I mean, it's vacation after all, right? Why struggle? ;)

Looking forward to my first trip to the Outer Banks!!!

- DD11

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