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Grand Corolla Home

A series of reviews have been created for our OBX trip that covers October 6, 2018 to October 13... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
John S
Buffalo, New York
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Interesting History

Going to Whalehead really makes you understand the history of the Outer Banks and how people... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sarasota, Florida
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Take a step back in time when you visit Whalehead in Historic Corolla! Originally built in the 1920s, this magnificent residence has been restored to its original grandeur and is open for tours year round. Located inside Historic Corolla Park, the...more
1100 Club Way, Corolla, NC 27927
+1 252-453-9040
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A series of reviews have been created for our OBX trip that covers October 6, 2018 to October 13, 2018. Make a trip to Carols when at the OBX. A Charming historic town. This home is in a great setting with beautiful views of water,...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Going to Whalehead really makes you understand the history of the Outer Banks and how people started moving there. I had no idea that Currituck duck used to be such a delicacy that it was a huge industry there, until they killed off millions of...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful place! We enjoyed the self guided tour of the home very much. Loved walking outside on the property. There are places to have a picnic, put in kayaks on the sound, nature watching etc... Love the history of the area. So glad it's being...More

Thank teresahensley90
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent an enjoyable morning at Whalehead and very much enjoyed our tour. I don't always like audio tours but this one was just right.

Thank markandkarenbrown
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice stop to take in some fantastic views of the bay, and see what life was like there many years ago. It's a self-guided tour. Once a group of about 8-10 form, you're sent to different "stops" in the house where a...More

Thank VooDooSpiders
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed touring this home. Love the audio recordings in each room! We actually got there a little late in the afternoon, but the staff was gracious and let us tour the home and even took our picture!

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a beautiful home and well worth seeing. After a short summary on the history of this house, we did a self guided tour and found it quite interesting.

Thank DJW670
Reviewed 1 week ago

This magnificent enormous mansion was built in 1922 by craftsmen brought in - along with the building materials - at great difficulty and expense by its devoted owner. The family itself would be brought down by vehicles driving the 33 miles on the sand from...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to go to this house when I read a review in one of the many book/mags that you get for free. They said it was a great place to see the sun rise or set. I didn't know there was other things to...More

Thank Cherylsj757
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent some time exploring / climbing to top of Currituck Lighthouse. We saw the Yellow Whalehead lodge from the top. Walked over and read the self guided tour signs on the History of the House and the property. Interesting indeed. I really liked the...More

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21 May 2018|
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Response from NualaH915 | Reviewed this property |
Whalehead House - 1100 Club Road, Corolla, NC, 27927. Corolla Lighthouse is close by at 1101 Corolla Village Road, Corolla, NC 27927
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Response from suekas | Reviewed this property |
It's free to walk the grounds which are beautiful but also worth taking the house tour if time permits. It's educational and fun!
24 July 2017|
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Response from spiritedconscience | Reviewed this property |
We watched a couple guys catching large blue crabs at the pier while we were walking the grounds! They showed our kids how to measure them. Very interesting!