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'Topsail: Mayberry by the Sea' Author Oceanview Sea Star Condo W/ Jacuzzi, Pool

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Half a block from the beach! Mayberry at Sea Star" is midway in the wing to left

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Last updated: 07/06/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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SURF CITY'S 5-STAR CONDO!
(a sampling from reviews below:)
'5 STARS: Loved this townhome and felt immediately at home as soon as we walked in the door. Very well appointed ... Description and pictures were right on - beautiful kitchen with access to a good size dining table and living area. Everything was clean and in good condition.'
'5 STARS: Great Beach Townhouse across from the Beach. What we loved about Sea Star was having 4 bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms, loads of balconies, a slightly more upscale kitchen, and being literally right across from the beach.'
'5 STARS: Wonderful place to stay. ... With 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths it was perfect for everyone. ... The pool was great and the beach was perfect. ... The kitchen was roomy and love the granite counters.'
'5 STARS: Our first night there one of my students said 'I wish this was my house, this is my dream house'. It really was awesome. Loved the view of the ocean, the spacious bedrooms and living space and the updated bathrooms and kitchen. I hope to stay here again. Wireless internet was a bonus!'
'5 STARS: We had a wonderful time. The beach was so close and the view was great from the upper desk. We cooked in 4 nights and had everything we needed. ... We seemed to have more room at this condo in the family room area than the other places in the same complex. ... The condo was beautiful inside.'
'5 STARS: Great Location. ... Great access to the beach. The photos accurately reflect the property and the owner was helpful in answering our questions.'
'5 STARS: Our Wedding Dream. ... the house was perfectly set up for everyone's needs. The place is decorated very nicely and attention to little details. House was clean and welcoming. We will definitely be back.'
'5 STARS: Condo is great, location wonderful and beach beautiful. ... My granddaughter wishes she lived there. We played on the beach like we were kids again. We also enjoyed sitting and talking on the deck at nite while watching planes fly by and even a few shooting stars!!! '
'5 STARS: We had a wonderful sunny week at the beach. We loved being so close to the ocean. What a view! The children played in the water and looked for seashells and sea glass. ... We look forward to coming again soon.'
'5 STARS: So close to the beach!! Loved having an oceanview. We liked that there was enough room to accommodate our group (8) easily and we weren't crammed as we have been in past condo. ... Thanks for a great time!'
'5 STARS: This place is the definition of serenity. The upstairs layout was perfect for our nightly family dinners. We loved having the two master bedrooms and the ocean view was breathtakingly beautiful. We will definitely be back---soon!'
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Topsail Island is wonderfully slow-paced and family-friendly. This beautiful modern luxury condo, with ocean view, community pool, four decks and master-bedroom jacuzzi, is owned by the author and photographer of 'Topsail Island: Mayberry by the Sea.' It is just one-half block from the beach and two decks have views of the ocean. Located in northern Surf City, near North Topsail Beach, the home is 2 miles from the shopping/restaurant center of the island.

The home has four bedrooms, including two master-bedroom suites. One suite includes a jacuzzi-type whirlpool tub and a pool view; the other has an ocean view. The home has two other bedrooms, each leading to a deck overlooking the pool. (Guests have access to the pool.) There are five beds – king, 2 queens, 2 twins – plus a two-person pullout sofa. (You provide towels and bed linens: your own or try either Me and Mom Cleaning or Sunsational Rentals, which deliver/pick up.) Coastal-style furniture, seascape paintings/prints and other island art decorate the home. (No smoking, please.)

A large open living area includes the kitchen and also has an outdoor deck overlooking the pool. Luxury abounds throughout this home, including such items as ceiling fans throughout, nine-foot-tall ceilings, granite counters and tile floors.
Other amenities: keyless electronic door lock; indoor and outdoor dining tables; covered parking for three vehicles; deck chairs and ocean breezes; outdoor shower; high-speed wireless internet; 72-channel cable.

NEW FOR 2015: Luxury carpeting in halls and on stairways, TVs in both master bedrooms, drapes in all three bedrooms on middle floor.

You'll fall in love with both Topsail and this home!

* HAVE MORE/FEWER GUESTS OR HAVE DOGS WHO NEED A FENCED YARD? Be sure to check out our sister property, Mayberry by the Sea, a 3-bedroom home with fenced yard, located just 2-1/2 blocks away. (Property No. 301278 on VRBO.) Large groups renting both homes the same week save 5 percent off rental fees in peak season, 10 percent all other times.


Keywords: Ocean View, Pool, Jacuzzi, Luxury Town Home, Condo, Dogs, Pets, Beach House, Island Home, Wi-Fi, Camp Lejeune

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Property Type

  • Townhome

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Luxury features: 2 master bedrooms, jacuzzi, granite counters, tile flooring in kitchen and bathrooms, 9-foot-high ceilings, ceiling fans, 4 decks (2 ocean view, 2 pool view),...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 15 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
TRANSITION SEASON
Aug 15 - Sep 11, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,495

Changeover Day: Saturday

FALL SEASON
Sep 12 - Jan 8, 2016
4 night min stay
$205
Fri, Sat
$895
OFF SEASON
Jan 9 - Apr 8, 2016
2 night min stay
$175
Fri, Sat
$695
SPRING SEASON
Apr 9 - May 27, 2016
4 night min stay
$195
Fri, Sat
$795
TRANSITION SEASON
May 28 - Jun 17, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,395
EARLY SEASON
Jun 18 - Jul 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,995

Changeover Day: Saturday

PEAK SEASON
Jul 2 - Aug 19, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,695

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $175 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning fee $95
  • Tax Rate 3%

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Books (non-fiction, fiction, island/coastal), Magazines, DVDs

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Ray McAllister is the author of four award-winning North Carolina coastal books, including 'Topsail Island: Mayberry by the Sea,' plus books on Wrightsville Beach, Hatteras Island and Ocracoke. Vicki, his wife, is the photographer for the books, as well as for framed prints and note cards.

Why the Owner Chose Surf City:
FROM THE AUTHOR: 'We bought our first home on Topsail and it's been perfect: a wonderful three-bedroom home with fenced yard. But because it only sleeps 6 (or 8 at the most), it isn't big enough when the extended family comes. So we were looking for a second property in the immediate area. What we found amazed even us: a luxury 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath condo with incredible amenities, not to mention the Atlantic Ocean half a block away. Just fantastic. It is a joy to be in.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
Many, many, many. Start with ocean views -- from two separate decks. Then there's a pool -- and two decks look out on the pool. Don't forget the two master bedrooms (yes, two masters), each with a private deck. Then there are luxury features throughout -- like a jacuzzi-type whirlpool tub, tile floors, granite counters, high ceilings with ceiling fans, etc. Throw in beautiful furniture and decor, as well as coastal art throughout the home. It's the perfect place and only a two-minute walk from the beach. Well-behaved pets welcome.


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Photos

  • Half a block from the beach! Mayberry at Sea Star" is midway in the wing to left

    Half a block from the beach! Mayberry at Sea Star" is midway in the wing to left

  • Dining table, ocean in background.

    Dining table, ocean in background.

  • Seating area and sun lounge.

    Seating area and sun lounge.

  • Living area.

    Living area.

  • Dining area, seen from living area.

    Dining area, seen from living area.

  • From the dining table to the kitchen

    From the dining table to the kitchen

  • Upstairs master, with queen bed. Door to left leads into bathroom

    Upstairs master, with queen bed. Door to left leads into bathroom

  • Master bath with shower, jacuzzi

    Master bath with shower, jacuzzi

  • Master bedroom No. 2, with King bed and ocean-view deck

    Master bedroom No. 2, with King bed and ocean-view deck

  • One of 4 decks! This is outside Master bedroom No. 2 on middle floor.

    One of 4 decks! This is outside Master bedroom No. 2 on middle floor.

  • Bedroom No. 3, with closet and door to hallway.

    Bedroom No. 3, with closet and door to hallway.

  • Yes, a full-sized washer and dryer.

    Yes, a full-sized washer and dryer.

  • View from deck to the Atlantic Ocean.

    View from deck to the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Dining table, from other side of deck, with seating area in background.

    Dining table, from other side of deck, with seating area in background.

  • The community pool, available for your use, from one of the master bedroom decks

    The community pool, available for your use, from one of the master bedroom decks

  • Through the sliding doors is a deck with ocean view.

    Through the sliding doors is a deck with ocean view.

  • Wide open kitchen, with island. All granite tops, stainless steel appliances.

    Wide open kitchen, with island. All granite tops, stainless steel appliances.

  • Living area and deck in distance, kitchen to the right, stairs to the left.

    Living area and deck in distance, kitchen to the right, stairs to the left.

  • Upstairs master. To the right is a deck overlooking the pool. Behind, closets,

    Upstairs master. To the right is a deck overlooking the pool. Behind, closets,

  • Master bath jacuzzi

    Master bath jacuzzi

  • Another photo of Bedroom No. 2, a master suite with king bed and ocean-view deck

    Another photo of Bedroom No. 2, a master suite with king bed and ocean-view deck

  • Bedroom No. 3 with queen bed, 6 drawers. Doors lead to deck overlooking pool.

    Bedroom No. 3 with queen bed, 6 drawers. Doors lead to deck overlooking pool.

  • Bedroom No. 4, with two Twin beds, pool-view deck, and 6 dresser drawers.

    Bedroom No. 4, with two Twin beds, pool-view deck, and 6 dresser drawers.

  • The heritage of Topsail

    The heritage of Topsail

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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