Original owners of this classic Carolina Coastal Cottage! Not in a rental program, this home has been well cared for since its construction! Due to the high lot elevation as well as the 12 foot elevation from the ground level to the first floor, it has never had water impact this dwelling through all the hurricanes since 1983! The new proposed flood maps should only improve it further, resulting in added possibilities for expansion within the current footprint! Wonderful decks surround 3 sides of the cottage on both levels with the top level including a screened porch located on the south side, providing cool summer breezes on those warm summer days! During the winter, you will enjoy the south facing decks which block the winter winds and extend the outdoor season even more! The cottage has a mid-level entry as well as a dry entry on the lower level, providing protected access from the paved carport below the cottage. Considerable updating has been completed, including all new baths, kitchen, granite throughout and plank tile flooring, v-groove beveled ship-lap and two new heat pumps and air handlers. Room for a pool and the lot should support a 5th bedroom. In 2017, a new 400 AMP underground power service was brought to the meter base, providing more than sufficient power to add pool, hot tub and other power users. Phone and cable are also underground which ensures less of an issue during storms. When the house was originally built, it was positioned on the north setback to ensure more privacy for the south facing decks and porches. This would likely enable the pool to be placed on the south side of the house, providing an even better setting!. On the lower level is located a large owner storage with heating and cooling and with a ramp to accommodate wheelbarrows, beach carts, lawnmowers, etc. Copper plumbing throughout!! The new Oregon Inlet Bridge is expected to open later in early 2019 and will provide wonderful access to the island!