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Recent Surf City property reviews

  • Perfect Beach Vacation House

    "I have used VRBO several times, but this is the first time I have taken the time to actually write a review. This house was fantastic. It truly was walking distance to the beach. The only time we drove during our entire stay was to go to the store, or the one time we went out for dinner. Everything we could have wanted or needed was at the house. There were even a couple of beach chairs and toys if we had the kids. Even though the owner was out of the country, they STILL responded when I had a minor hiccup with the internet connection (which by the way did end up working great.) It just required me to reset the modem by unplugging it and plugging it back in. Our dog loved the fact that he was able to be with us at the beach. We took him for walks on the sand every morning and afternoon. Even though it was a holiday weekend, the beach was not over crowded. It really is the perfect place to go and enjoy the ocean! My ONLY suggestion is related to the grill. They do have one but it is falling apart. This was not a major issue for us since we had brought one. It is certainly not a big deal, however it would be good to either have one or call attention to the fact that one is not available. Over all I HIGHLY recommend Merlin’s Magic to all types of renters. With kids, without kids, with animals or without! This place was clean, nicely decorated, well equipped and perfectly located!"
    Guest: Vinny Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 29, 2014
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  • Beautiful home and location - perfect for large/extended family

    "My husband, our two young toddlers, my parents and both my brothers and their families - including our four legged members - enjoyed a wonderful long weekend at this property in late September 2012. The home had a beautiful view and we enjoyed sitting out on the beautiful decks and watching the sun rise in the mornings. The home was clean, well furnished and a perfect layout for larger families. Our girls loved sharing a room with the bunk beds! It was a quick walk to the beach. We'd love to return. It's often difficult to find a lovely home that meets all your needs and also accepts multiple well-behaved pets. We were so happy to have found this one! Thanks again!"
    Guest: Becky Date of Stay: September 2012 Review Submitted: October 2, 2012
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  • Want to Go Back!!!

    "We stayed at the property in September, and our group included 2 preschoolers and 4 adults. The house is beautifully decorated/updated, and the view from the 3rd floor kitchen/dining/balcony is absolutely to die for. It was so easy to walk out our door and be on the beach in 1 minute, plus it was a quiet neighborhood. We can't wait to go back! A few notes: I would recommend double checking the bed sizes. It wasn't a problem for us, but one of the 2nd floor rooms appeared to have a full size bed rather than queen. There was not a ton of room for a huge family dinner all at one table, but again this was not a problem for us. Finally, the garbage days were off from what was posted on the refrigerator, and trash in the big outdoor bin had not been taken out to the curb prior to our arrival. These notes are minor in my opinion, and did not affect our stay. The rental agency was professional, and there was no problem there. Thanks so much for a memorable vacation!!"
    Guest: NCisforLovers Date of Stay: September 2013 Review Submitted: October 20, 2013
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  • Perfect.

    "We rented the house for one week and had our 3 daughters (2,3 and 5 years) with us and everything was just perfect. The house is very nice and the beach is great. Even though the waves are pretty rough, the children enjoyed splashing in the water and playing in the sand. Restaurants, shops, a family doctor and a wonderful bakery are close by."
    Guest: Julia Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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Surf City Travel Tips

Avoid the Crowds With Surf City Vacation Rentals

If you've ever seen a picture of Coney Island during the summer you know how crowded a popular beach can get. You barely have room to put on suntan lotion! That's not what you're going to find when you book Topsail Island beach rentals. Surf City is one of the three quaint beach towns that make up Topsail Island, North Carolina. The Surf City beach homes you can find on Vacation Rentals by Owner offer up a marvelous stay right on the ocean. There's also a pretty good chance that you'll be able to claim a large section of the beach just for your own!

Topsail Island is All About the Vacation

If you're going to create a resort town then you want to make sure there will be plenty to do for all the visitors coming your way. This means that from your Surf City vacation rental you can be within walking distance of cafes, shops and outdoor fun. Renting a bike is a perfect way to explore the island and stake out all the great spots you want to come back to. You can even consider heading off the island for a day trip to take in the beauty of North Carolina.

Open Home Living in Surf City

The folks living and working on Topsail Island know how important your vacation is and that's why they've literally opened up their homes to you. These Surf City beach homes are not only open and inviting but they include the same personal touches you might find in your own home. Everything you need to whip up a family fun meal is in your fully equipped kitchen. You can pick a Surf City vacation rental that has more than one bathroom so that peace can reign!

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