This charming 5 bedroom (septic is permitted for 4 bedrooms), sits on a 16,000 square foot homesite offering sensational ocean views, consistently strong rental income, and a stable vegetated dune for added protection! See associated docs for the septic information on 5 bedrooms. Enjoy expansive ocean views from the 6 Ft Prow Design with walls of glass (it will take your breath away), a functional open floor plan, renovated chef's kitchen, a loft area perfect for children, 2 private walkways that go to the beach with a spacious dune top deck, a fenced yard for the fury children, and a private hot tub. The top level features an open great room with soaring cathedral ceilings, a massive dining area, a cozy sitting area with a 60' TV, an upgraded kitchen boasting silestone countertops, newer stainless steel appliances, ceramic tile floors, and plenty of cabinetry for extra storage, a loft area with a TV plus more views, and a spacious EnSuite Bedroom. The Mid-Level has four more bedrooms, 2 with a private deck access, and 2 full baths with a separate water closet. A unique amenity EVERYONE loves is the double walk-ways to the dune with built-in seating. The Hot Tub is on the mid-level covered deck and has awesome ocean views. The ground level offers a dry entry with an owners closet, and the 2nd full size refrigerator, a stackable 2-car carport, and a completely fenced in yard with gates on all levels. Located in the coveted HEART of Duck, where you can walk or bike to casual eateries, fine dining, family friendly activities, the town park, and the 2 mile soundfront boardwalk. Another hidden gem is the short walk to the Duck Research Pier where there's great fishing, awesome shelling, and surfing. Recent Upgrades Include: New Fortified Roof 2021, framing and sheathing reinforced under NCIUA fortified roof program; New HVAC 2019, the 2nd HVAC is approximately 2017, New Septic Drain Lines in 2012, New Beds in King Rooms with Memory Foam Mattresses, New 60 inch TV with Soundbar, New dishwasher, range/oven, washer & dryer, installed stove hood with outside vent, all new double hung sashes with Anderson "Renew" packages, and all new solid core cottage style interior doors. Y.T.D income is 125k, but could be maximized. Sellers blocked some weeks for friends and family in 2021 and 2022. A pool could possibly be added if the septic system was unconventional, Buyer's Agent would need to verify.