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Amazing Grace - How Sweet the Sound...

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Ocean City Beach House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

NOTE: THERE IS ONLY A 3 DAY MINIMUM STAY UNTIL THE SUMMER SEASON, SO COME ON DOWN FOR A LONG WEEKEND. SPECIAL $1800 MONTHLY RATE FOR OUR NORTHERN VISITORS FOR JANUARY, FEBRUARY, AND MARCH.

MY WIFE THINKS THAT OUR GUESTS SHOULD TELL YOU ABOUT THIS PROPERTY AND I SHOULD SHUT UP! So we compromised. I'll let our guests tell you about Amazing Grace first (these all are on the comment page), then I'll sneak in a word:

'We have been coming to North Topsail for over 10 years. Last year we stayed at Amazing Grace for a week in July. It was the most pleasant of all the duplexes we have rented.'

'Amazing Grace is truly a great find! The location is gorgeous, just steps from a quiet spot on the beach, and you can hear the ocean from every room in the house. We found ourselves wanting for nothing during our stay, with the exception of another week!'

Brenda, Alexandria, VA

'We stayed in Amazing Grace for a week with our daughter's family - Our close friends stayed in the duplex beside us with their son's family - So our children and grandchildren spent a week becoming closer friends. This is the 2nd time we have taken a family vacation at the beach and Amazing Grace was the perfect place to stay. It was nicer than the description online and the way it is laid out is wonderful for a family trip. We actually cooked a pig underneath the carport and invited friends and family down for the day on Wednesday. The view was awesome! I took many pictures of beautiful sun rises, sun sets, rainbows, dolphins swimming by and my grandchildren enjoying the beach! The house was in awesome shape and everything in it worked as it should. The owner was awesome - answered all our questions and made us feel like our trip and the enjoyment of it was a priority of his. I recommend Amazing Grace to anyone who enjoys a week at the beach and I hope to stay again every summer.'

Nannita, Beautancus, NC

'We spent 4th of July at Amazing Grace and it was wonderful! The house was very comfortable. We stayed with 4 adults and 2 kids and had plenty of room! The kitchen is well stocked with appliances/utensils and it was great to have a washer/dryer for all of the sandy towels!! The owner is very responsive and easy to communicate with . . . hopefully this will become an annual vacation for our family!'

Melissa, Avon, IN

'We had a wonderful stay at the beach house!!! We spend hours sitting on the deck… and my husband and I loved to wake up and have this view over the ocean. The kids enjoyed running back and forth to the beach.

So thank you very much for having us. We are thinking about coming back next year!'

MH, Pittsburgh, PA

There's more great comments on our electronic guestbook, but now it's my turn.

THIS GORGEOUS BEACH DUPLEX IS PET-FRIENDLY - AND IN BEAUTIFUL SHAPE. Some of our guests bring their four footed members of their families and they absolutely love it.

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.

Amazing Grace 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.

WHY DO WE HAVE SO MANY REPEAT GUESTS? Well, I let one of our guests tell you:

'We absolutely loved our stay at Amazing Grace. The property was very clean and well maintained. The double balcony views were spectacular. We're so glad we found this place and will definitely be staying here again in the future.'

Gregory, Apex, NC

WON'T YOU COME STAY WITH US AND FIND OUT WHY SO MANY PEOPLE LOVE IT?

Keywords: DUPLEX (right side)

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2016
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About The Owner

I grew up in the mid-west and my wife grew up in Annapolis. She introduced me to sailing, water skiing, and a real love for the beach.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

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.

What makes this house unique

Jimmy Buffett sings it best 'But there's booze in the blender and soon it will render, that frozen concoction that helps me hang on.'

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

Amazing Grace - How Sweet the Sound...
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 44 reviews
5

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at Amazing Grace. The property was very clean and well maintained. The double balcony views were spectacular. We're so glad we found this place and will definitely be staying here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2007
  • Stayed: Oct 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Drew Pappas

  • 5 of 5

Our family has made a thanksgiving beach trip a tradition. Our accommodations were excellent. The house is so close to the ocean. Can't beat that sound. We had ever thing we needed and more to make our stay and thanksgiving a true day of giving thanks.

Thank you for a lovely home to visit

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Woodbury, CT
5

Great Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location right on the beach. Enjoyed falling asleep and waking up to the sounds and smells of the ocean right outside. Beautiful sunrise every morning. Enjoyed great long walks on the beach. We had a wonderful family vacation filled with great memories and will book again! Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Breath of Fresh Air

  • 4 of 5

Our stay at the Breath of Fresh Air was just like it sounds. We couldn't be happier with our stay. I'm sure we'll be back again. A great time had by all. It was nice to have some great neighbors the week we spent there.

Thank you again,

Kevin

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Youngsville NC USA
4

Overall, if you have inside dogs, this is the perfect place for you!!

  • 4 of 5

This our 2nd year at this place. We love it. We were disappointed this year with the cleanliness. I had to spend a few hours vacuuming the furniture ((removing dog hair)), and floor. Upstairs vacuum was clogged with dog hair. Cleaned the Windows from dog drool. Really didn't want to spend vacation time cleaning. Otherwise, after that, the rest of the week went really well.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please always call me if something isn't right when yu arrive and I'll have the cleaning crew go back immediately. I've got pretty good people there, but if it's not right, let me know and we'll make it right.
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Wonderful

  • 4 of 5

Great week--the location was ideal, the property was very clean and perfect for our needs. We loved being directly on the beach--and have an access road off of the main highway was very nice too. Location to stores and restaurants was perfect.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Wilmington NC
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Buddy's
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Snead's Ferry
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
210
Nearest Beach
In front of the house!
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Ocean City Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off Season
Sep 17 2016 - May 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,400
 
 
Mid-May
May 6 2017 - Jun 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
Early June
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,975
 
 
High Season
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 
 
Mid-August
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,300
 
 
Warm Fall
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Cleaning $110
Peaceof Mind(no Sec Dep) $60
Tax Rate 13.0%

You must sign a rental agreement with the owner before the 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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Ocean City Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) A trundle bed that can pull out and be pushed together like a queen., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A queen size blow-up mattress.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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