Where is The Black Stallion located?

The Black Stallion is located in the gated Currituck Club golf community in the Corolla Township section of Currituck County on The Outer Banks.  The Outer Banks are barrier islands separating the Atlantic Ocean from mainland North Carolina.  The Outer Banks are known around the world for their subtropical climate and wide expanse of open beachfront.

 

Will I need 4x4 vehicle to get to The Black Stallion?

No.  The Black Stallion is easily accessible off Route 12, and you will not require any special type of vehicle to get to it.

 

How far is The Black Stallion from the beach?

The Currituck Club exclusive southern beach access point is approximately 5 minutes from The Black Stallion by car, and 7 minutes from The Black Stallion by the Currituck Club community trolley.  The Currituck Club community trolley is provided at NO CHARGE to guests of The Black Stallion, and it runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day, from 9:00am until the last trip from the beach at 6:30pm.  

The Currituck Club offers a complimentary valet service when you arrive at the beach.  Interns will greet the trolley, and then carry your equipment to the beach.  The Currituck Club also provides a snack bar, and a variety of beach equipment for guests to rent.

What’s new at The Black Stallion for 2019?

The Black Stallion has made a number of enhancements for 2019, including:

  • Transition to KEES Vacations for rental management:  Beginning in 2019, KEES Vacations will be serving The Black Stallion as our rental management company.  The KEES Vacations business model is able to accommodate the type of customized, responsive service that we want to be delivering to our guests.  The Black Stallion team will continue to serve as the primary point of contact during your visit, and we will collaborate with KEES Vacations team to do everything we can to live up to your highest expectations.

  • Daily Light Housekeeping:  Beginning in 2019, The Black Stallion will be providing a daily light housekeeping service, including trash removal and towels exchange.

  • Flex Stay:  For the months of January, February, July, August, and December, guests will be able to check-in and check-out any day of the week, and the rental period can be less than 7 days.

  • Wheelchair Friendly Bathroom:  The bathroom door in the Catalina bedroom has been widened to 34”, and the shower step has been lowered so a wheelchair can easily go over it (with assistance).

  • Keurig Coffee Machines:  There are now 4 Keurig coffee machines in the main kitchen.

  • Conditioning Shampoo and Body Wash Dispensers:  The KEES Vacations rental management program includes dispensers with conditioning shampoo and body wash in every shower.

  • New Table Tennis Table: The table tennis table in the Event Space has been replaced.  The new table tennis table has wheels to enable easy removal, if needed.

  • New Appliances: The freezer and one of the dishwashers in the primary catering kitchen have been replaced, as has the ice-maker in the catering prep kitchen.

  • Hot Tub Back-Up Components: Back-up parts have been acquired for each of the key components of the pool area hot tub.  The back-up parts are being stored on-site in order to enable this key amenity can be repaired quickly if any of the key component parts fails to perform as expected.

     

How do I make a reservation?  Is there a deposit requirement?  When is the final payment required?

We are accepting reservations for all available weeks in 2019 and 2020!  To make a reservation, please contact us at events@blackstallionobx.com.  To confirm your reservation, you will need to sign the lease and pay 5% of the rental amount.  Within 30 days of signing the lease agreement, 45% of the rental amount is payable and the remaining balance is payable 30 days before your arrival date.

 

Can I make a reservation for 2020?  What are the rates?

Yes, we are accepting reservations for 2020.  The weekly rental rates for 2020 have not been developed, but if you reserve The Black Stallion for 2020 prior to the publication of the weekly 2020 rental rates, the corresponding weekly 2019 rental rates will be honored.  Lock in your rate today!

 

Do the minimum rental periods for The Black Stallion vary by month?

Yes.  For the 2019 and 2020 rental seasons, The Black Stallion will accept reservations for:

  • minimum 7-night rental periods (with Sunday check-in and check-out) for stays initiating in March, April, May, June, September, October, and November,

  • minimum 5-night rental periods (with any day check-in and check-out) for stays initiating in August, and

  • minimum 4-night rental periods (with any day check-in and check-out) for stays initiating in January, February, July, and December. 

What time is check-in and check-out? Is it possible to request late check-out?

Check-out time: 10am

Check-in time: 4pm

Generally, we cannot offer late check-out.  Our team is very busy on turnover days cleaning and inspecting The Black Stallion to ensure that the property is ready for newly arriving guests.

 

I am planning my wedding at The Black Stallion and want to hire a DJ.  Are there any restrictions on noise?

We recommend that any guest planning an outdoor event obtain a noise permit from Currituck County, which will allow outdoor music until 11:00pm.  One of the unique features of The Black Stallion is privacy, as the property has no direct neighbors is surrounded on all sides by trees.  We request that you be mindful of the community, and turn the music volume down after 11:00pm to avoid eliciting noise complaints.

 

What is included in the rental rate?

The rental rate includes one week at The Black Stallion.  Guests at The Black Stallion enjoy discounted rounds of golf at the award-winning Currituck Club;  access to all of The Currituck Club amenities, including free trolley service to the beach and beach concierge service;  discounts at many local restaurants and shops;  and concierge service from The Black Stallion’s private Caretaker.

 

If I rent The Black Stallion for my wedding, is there an event fee?  Are there any other fees in addition to the rental rate?

The Black Stallion does not charge an event fee, but a minimum $1,000,000 Event Liability Insurance policy is required (at an approximate cost of $250).  In addition, KEES charges a home service fee of $125 for each reservation, and there are state and local taxes of approximately 12.8% of the rental rate.  And finally, there is a $1000 security deposit that is fully refundable if no damage to The Black Stallion is detected when we inspect the property on your departure day.

 

When is the pool open?

The pool at The Black Stallion is open each year from approximately April 29 - October 13.  There is a $1,000 fee to have the pool heated (for months other than July and August, when the pool heater is not available for use because the outside temperature is warm enough to keep the pool heated to a comfortable level on its own).  If you have a reservation at The Black Stallion and would like to request that the pool be opened before April 29th or after October 13th, please contact us at events@blackstallionobx.com and we will do our best to accommodate your request (may be subject to an additional fee, as the cost to heat the pool increases when the outside temperature is lower).

 

How many guests can stay at The Black Stallion?

The Black Stallion is a unique 24 bedroom event home that comfortably sleeps up to 55 guests.  There are 23 king beds, 5 twin beds and 2 bunk beds in the property. Click here to view floor plans of The Black Stallion.

 

How many guests can you host for a wedding or other special event?

The specified maximum number of event guests for The Black Stallion is 300.  Please contact events@blackstallionobx.com if you are planning to host an event for more than the specified maximum number of event guests.

How many cars can park at The Black Stallion?  Can I park a trailor/U-haul at The Black Stallion?

The Black Stallion has 24 parking spaces, one for each bedroom. For additional parking, you can use the lot at the Currituck Club fitness center, which can accommodate another 30 vehicles. The fitness center is located just past the guard gate at the Currituck Club main entrance, approximately 3/4 of a mile from The Black Stallion. You can take the trolley to and from The Black Stallion between 9:00am and 7:00pm.

Please note that there is no on-street parking in The Currituck Club community, so no vehicles can park in the cul-de-sac in front of The Black Stallion. Nor is parking permitted (for more than 2 hours at a time) in the Harris Teeter grocery store parking lot. The Currituck Club community does not allow trailers or U-Hauls to be parked in the driveway, other than for short-term drop-offs and pick-ups.  However, The Currituck Club does have a place for you to store your trailer or U-Haul, so call 252-453-9400 if you need that service.

  

Does The Black Stallion have enough ice-making capacity to handle a large group?

The Black Stallion has ice-makers in the freezer of the primary catering kitchen, in the bar area of the main floor (outside the primary catering kitchen), and in the bar area on the bottom floor.  In addition, The Black Stallion has an ice-making machine in the catering prep kitchen on the bottom floor, and we generally keep extra bags of ice in the freezer in the catering prep kitchen.  Most catering companies can bring additional ice upon request.  And if necessary, additional ice can be acquired inexpensively at Harris Teeter, which is approximately 0.8 miles from The Black Stallion.

Can The Black Stallion accommodate business meetings? What kind of Audio-Visual Equipment is available?

Yes. The Black Stallion has a number of rooms and spaces that can accommodate business meetings.

  • The Event Room: Seats 150. AV and Presentation Equipment: 75” Smart 4K UHD TV with HDMI capability and Apple 4K TV.  Bluetooth enabled Sonos surround sound system.

  • The Theater Room: Seats 12 - 20. AV and Presentation Equipment: 75” Smart 4K UHD TV with HDMI capability and Apple 4K TV.  Bluetooth enabled Sonos surround sound system.

  • The Main Hall: Seats 55 - 85. AV and Presentation Equipment: 40” LCD SmartTV with HDMI capability and Samsung screen casting.  Bluetooth enabled Sonos sound system.

  • The Lounge and Game Room: Seats 30+. AV and Presentation Equipment: 65” LCD Smart TV with HDMI capability and Apple 4K TV and two 40” LCD Smart TVs with HDMI capability.  Bluetooth enabled Sonos sound system.

  • The Cabana: Seats 12+. AV and Presentation Equipment: 70” Smart 4K UHD TV with HDMI capability and Apple 4K TV.  Bluetooth enabled Sonos surround sound system.

Can The Black Stallion accommodate a wheelchair?

Yes. The Black Stallion’s door widths are: elevators: 34”, public bathrooms on ground floor of main house: 34”, public bathrooms on ground floor of cabana house (using outside entrance): 35”, all bedrooms: 34”. We recently completed a construction project to widen the bathroom door in the Catalina bedroom to 34”. We also lowered lower the step leading to the shower of the Catalina bathroom so a wheelchair can easily go over it (with assistance from someone pushing the wheelchair from behind). And since every shower in The Black Stallion already has a small built-in seat, a person with a disability will be able to sit comfortably while taking a shower.

 

Is The Black Stallion pet-friendly?

The Black Stallion does not allow pets.  However, there are a number of other homes in the Currituck Club community that are pet-friendly, so if you or other guests want to bring a pet, we suggest that you rent an ancillary home near The Black Stallion.

Service and assistance animals are welcome.  For more information about The Black Stallion’s procedures for service and assistance animals, please click here.

 

Can guests of The Black Stallion utilize the Currituck Club amenities?

Yes, guests of The Black Stallion can enjoy all of the amenities offered by the Currituck Club, including the golf course (discounted greens fees), the fitness center, trolley transportation, basketball courts, tennis, bocce, volleyball, shuffleboard, cornhole, beach access, beach valet, beach snack bar, beach equipment rentals, kids camp, bike rentals, and business center.

 

How close is the Currituck Club trolley pick-up point from The Black Stallion?

The closest trolley pick-up point is at the corner of Hunt Club Drive and Herring Gull Court, which is a 3 minute walk from The Black Stallion.  The Currituck Club has also agreed to send the trolley right to the Black Stallion for pickups if you call them at 252-453-9400.  If you do request a pickup, please make sure that your group is ready to board when the trolley arrives. 

The trolley is a convenient way to get to and from the beach, the grocery store, the fitness center, and the golf course.

This year, the Currituck Club is introducing a trolley tracker app that you might find helpful.  

 

Are there shops and restaurants nearby?

The Black Stallion is less than a mile from the Harris Teeter grocery store, and other shops and restaurants.  You can walk, drive, or take the Currituck Club trolley.

 

Are there medical facilities nearby?

The Outer Banks Hospital is 27.6 miles away.  The address is 4800 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959. Additionally, the Outer Banks Hospital Urgent Care is 15.7 miles away.  The address 5565 N Croatan Hwy, Southern Shores, NC 27949.  For additional information on local medical facilities, please visit this site.

I need to ship items to the house.  How can I do that?

Mail and packages cannot be delivered directly to The Black Stallion, but The Currituck Club team (252-453-9400) will be happy to assist you.  For larger items, it would be best to call KEES Vacations (866-316-1843), who can arrange for the item to be delivered to their warehouse.

 

Where is the nearest airport? Where is the closest place to rent a car?

The closest major airport, Norfolk International Airport, is approximately 91 miles away.  Charter flights are available from Pine Island Airport which is approximately 3.5 miles away and First Flight Airport which is approximately 22 miles away.  Most major rental car companies have cars available at Norfolk International Airport.  The closest car rental company, Enterprise Rental Car, is located in Kill Devil Hills approximately 20 miles away.

 

How many tables and chairs are available at The Black Stallion for indoor and outdoor dining?

The dining room at The Black Stallion has 6 round tables, 4 oblong tables, and 53 chairs.  There are also 8 wooden picnic tables for outdoor dining under the deck outside the bar area on the ground floor.

How many people can The Black Stallion accommodate for a formal sit down dinner at an event?

The indoor event room can seat up to 150 guests.  The pool area (tables lined around the pool) can seat up to 150 guests, and you can add tables on the side yard lawn outside of the pool area to accommodate more guest dining.  Alternatively, you can arrange tables on the lawn in the back yard or in the driveway; each of these locations can seat up to 150 guests.  We recommend that you contact Ocean Atlantic Event Rentals, Metro Rentals,  or I DO OBX Chairs to rent tables and chairs and for ideas about a specific layout for your event.

Can the pool at The Black Stallion be covered to create a dance floor?

Yes!  You can rent flooring from Ocean Atlantic Event Rentals to cover the shallow end of the pool, creating a gorgeous setting for you and your guests to dance under the stars.  Keep in mind that there are no equipment rental companies in the Outer Banks that can provide a tent large enough to cover the entire pool area, so you may not be able to use the pool area for your event if there happens to be inclement weather.

 

 What are the dimensions of the event room at The Black Stallion?

The event room at The Black Stallion is 35 feet by 50 feet.  The wall overlooking the back yard is a series of sliding glass doors which can be opened for easy flow into the back yard.  The wall opposite that faces the driveway has three large barn style doors which can also be opened to expand the event area into the driveway.

 

Can I use a tent in the yard?

Yes!  The Black Stallion can accommodate up to a 30' x 30' tent in the back yard.  The back yard can also accommodate an adjacent 15' x 15' tent for a band.  The side yard (between the event room and the pool area) can accommodate a 20' x 20' tent.

Are there local vendors that can fill the kegerators?  Do I need to bring CO2?

The kegs for The Black Stallion are cleaned on a weekly basis and supplied with CO2.  You can arrange for the kegs to be filled by Growlers-to-Go (252-715-1946), by Butcher Block (252-453-3663), by Northern Outer Banks Brewing Company (252-207-1890), or by any other vendor you choose.

We have hired a high-quality band to perform at my wedding.  Will we need to rent a generator to provide supplemental electrical power?

The Black Stallion has enough electrical outlets for most event purposes, but some bands have specific power requirements.  For that reason, we recommend that you rent a generator from Ocean Atlantic Event Rentals or Metro Rentals.  Both companies can guide you to the best model for your band’s needs.

What is The Black Stallion cancellation policy?

All guests who have signed a lease are subject to the terms of the lease agreement.  If you have a reservation at The Black Stallion and need to cancel for any reason, please contact us at events@blackstallionobx.com as soon as possible.  We will make every effort to re-book The Black Stallion to a new guest, but any shortfall in the rental fee for that week will be your responsibility.  

 

Does The Black Stallion have high chairs and other equipment for very young children?

The Black Stallion currently provides two high chairs.  If you would like to rent cribs or other equipment for very young children during your stay, Just for the BeachMoneysworth, and Ocean Atlantic Rentals all provide this type of equipment for rent.  The Black Stallion also has a play area on the top floor that is designed specifically for very young children.  You should bring your own favorite toys, however.