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Picture perfect view

We visited the grounds around the Whalehead in early November. It is a beautiful view of the sound... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jay S
Washington, North Carolina, United States
Whenever I am in Corolla, I always make a point of visiting.

I have seen this lovely, historic mansion go from disrepair and abandonment to a jewel filled with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hood River, Oregon, Usa
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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the grounds around the Whalehead in early November. It is a beautiful view of the sound and takes you back to a simpler time, imagining staying here during the heyday of the Whalehead.

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have seen this lovely, historic mansion go from disrepair and abandonment to a jewel filled with the history or a bygone era. Don't miss an opportunity to visit!

Thank cricketeers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Self guided tour. There are 13 stations where you listen to a recording. There are stairs to navigate. $10 to tour. Beautiful place, very interesting. Grounds and views were super. Interesting bit of history to the area.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon the Whalehead Club when visiting the Currituck Lighthouse and visiting it became the highlight of our cloudy, non-beach day. Other than the man on the porch giving you directions for your self-guided tour being just a little too authoritative, this place is...More

Thank Trip563283
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did not tour the club but went back to whalehead just to walk around and take some photos. I love this place for a picnic and for the view.

Thank RandJAsheville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really nice time at Whalehead. There is a lot of interesting history and the grounds are absolutely beautiful. Some people were walking the grounds with their dogs. The workers said you can make the tour as slow or fast as you want...More

Thank faubel16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This historic estate has had many lives and the self guided tour you can take tells you about all of it. But the real story is about the Knight family and what can be accomplished with inherited wealth. This home, which is magnificent, sits on...More

Thank retiree2
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

Thank lizardtiff
Reviewed 4 weeks 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
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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!
25 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!