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A Breath of Fresh Aire - the Beach is 2 Feet from Your Deck!!

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A Breath of Fresh Aire on the left side. A wide beach & open lot next to it.

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Last updated: 08/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

THIS GORGEOUS BEACH DUPLEX IS PET-FRIENDLY - AND IN BEAUTIFUL SHAPE. You will not believe such a beautiful house allows your pet, but we find that our guests at A Breath of Fresh Aire have been very conscientious about their four legged family members.

NOW MY WIFE SAYS I TALK TOO MUCH. She told me to shut up and let our guests tell the story. So here they go:

'Our family can't wait until July this year - we have stayed at Amazing Grace for the last three years - this year we will stay at Breath of Fresh Air - A wonderful ocean-front duplex - very nice and owner is a delight to deal with. A great deal here at Topsail!!!'
Tim & Carol, Alexandria, Va

'Our humans brought us to watch them unwind at this wonderful house on the beach. We got long walks on the water's edge and saw turtle nests and lots of crabs and dolphins. We also got peaceful naps to the sound of the surf. We had such a good time watching our humans uncoil and become fun companions that we did not want it to end. Thanks for making us feel like puppies again.'
Your 4-pawed buddies, Kapi and Rufus

'Our family has stayed at A Breath of Fresh Aire about 4 times over the past 3 years. We obviously LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!! We keep coming back! It's always clean and comfortable, and Steve the owner is a pleasure to deal with. It has everything we need and absolutely Beautiful views! And it's on a great section of the island too.'
Chrissy, Atlanta, Ga

'A Breath of Fresh Aire is just that... what a wonderful week of sun and fun on TopSail island, NC. We couldn't have been more impressed with this wonderful ocean-front home. It is so rare to find a beach home vacation rental that not only has all the amenities of home, but accepts pets too! We'll definitely be back.'
Scott & Carolee, Wake Foest, NC

And it goes on and on. Our guests love the place and you will too.

Imagine shrimp on the grill, kids on the beach, and a cold beverage in your hand as you sit on the deck above the dunes. The wide beach invites you to stay all day long.

A Breath of Fresh Aire is BEACH FRONT. It is not a piano lot, or a view between two houses, or in a condominium complex. It is a real OCEANFRONT house. Sit on the beach or sit on a marvelous deck just a few feet away from the crashing waves.

Do you like to bike or run? There is a bike shoulder on the main road the entire way from the north to south. The island is like 22 miles long, so you can get a good work out.

You can even bike for fun (like I do). Recently I rode my bike to the south end, and the smell of Jasmin and ocean air was unbelievable. I stopped on the far south point of the island and walked around the beach on the undeveloped point. I then rode back to Topsail Beach city hall and said hi to the ladies who worked there. (They had kindly sent me an invitation to pay real estate tax in their city even though my house is not in their city. I graciously declined :-) but they were very pleasant!) I then rode back to Surf City and promptly bought an ice cream cone at DQ just to make sure I hadn't burnt off too many calories, then leisurely rode back to the beach house.

Believe me, this place is fun.

And I haven't even told you about Giligan's, just before the bridge on the mainland side and it's hilarious karaoke nights, or about Sears Landing and its award winning clam chowder made with sherry, or Indigo Marsh - the best restaurant overlooking the sound that you will ever find. Oh, and how about the fresh fish market (I mean right off the boat) behind the Crab Pot where you can get shrimp, flounder, shark or whatever they have been catching and take it back and grill it.

Or you can play 18 holes at Coastal Carolina's only four-star golf course, North Shore Golf and Ocean Club (as per Golf Digest). Perhaps you would like to deep sea or surf fish...or maybe spend an hour with your son or daughter fishing off the sound dock just steps from your beachfront villa. And did we mention riding jet skis on the nearby sound?

FOR MY RESTAURANT REVIEWS AND THINGS TO DO ON THE ISLAND, LOOK BELOW THE CALENDAR ICON FARTHER DOWN ON THIS PAGE. ABOUT 1 INCH BELOW THAT THERE IS A LINE THAT SAYS 'CLICK HERE - CLICK HERE for more photos and information'. CLICK THERE AND IT WILL TAKE YOU TO MY RESTAURANT REVIEWS AND THINGS TO DO PAGES.

Wi-Fi wireless broadband internet and free long distance calling available.

CAN YOU GUESS WHY WE HAVE SO MANY REPEAT GUESTS?

Well, one of our repeat guests told us:

'Delightful Cottage and good location. Our golden loved the beach. I would not hesitate to rent this cottage again. The owner, Steve, made everything simple and straightforward. We made some great memories there. Thanks!!'
Linda O, Chester, Va

Won't you be our guest?

IF THIS PLACE IS BOOKED CHECK OUT AMAZING GRACE NEXT DOOR by clicking on 'All my Rentals' below the calendar on this page. I think Amazing Grace is prettier than A Breath of Fresh Aire!

Keywords: Duplex (Left Side)

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 27 or older to rent....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • There is a community dock on the sound side perfect for fishing or a shallow boat....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    Right on the beach! in fact, the deck is right over the dunes. You could probably surf fish from the deck at high-high tide....moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Sep 19 - May 6, 2016
3 night min stay
$225
$1,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $171 Nightly

Mid May
May 7 - Jun 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,600

Changeover Day: Saturday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $229 Nightly

High
Jun 4 - Aug 12, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,700

Changeover Day: Saturday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $386 Nightly

Mid August
Aug 13 - Aug 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,300

Changeover Day: Saturday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $329 Nightly

Warm Fall
Aug 27 - Sep 16, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,700

Changeover Day: Saturday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $243 Nightly

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,700

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $386 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $150
  • Cleaning $100
  • Peaceof Mind(No Sec Dep) $60
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

You must sign a rental agreement with the owner before your reservation is final. The week before and after Easter, we only rent by the week, Saturday to saturday, but we only charge the very low off-season rates. Note on Monthly rate: This only applies to January, February, and March.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 08/20/2015
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Wilmington NC
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Buddy's
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
210
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Several
North Topsail Beach
Nearest Beach
Just off the deck!!

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Why the Owner Chose North Topsail Beach:
We absolutely love Topsail Island. Being on an island, the ocean breezes, the salt air, and the wonderful people make this a great place to be.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • A Breath of Fresh Aire on the left side.  A wide beach & open lot next to it.

    A Breath of Fresh Aire on the left side. A wide beach & open lot next to it.

  • The lower deck.  You can't legally build this close to the ocean anymore!

    The lower deck. You can't legally build this close to the ocean anymore!

  • Don't drop a drink from the deck.  It'll land on the dunes!

    Don't drop a drink from the deck. It'll land on the dunes!

  • Dad can fish the surf while the kids sleep in on their vacation

    Dad can fish the surf while the kids sleep in on their vacation

  • Bring your jetski (or rent nearby) and ski the warm sound just a few blocks away

    Bring your jetski (or rent nearby) and ski the warm sound just a few blocks away

  • Look how beautiful the beach is.

    Look how beautiful the beach is.

  • Kids love the beach! They'll remember this vacation their entire life.

    Kids love the beach! They'll remember this vacation their entire life.

VRBO #121428

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 08/20/2015
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