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The Most Beautiful House on the Beach!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Wow, a beach vacation with the family, in a home that's as cute as this one is? This year, you're going to love your vacation!

This is the most beautiful house on Topsail! And it's right on the beach - not an 'ocean-view' a couple of blocks from the beach or across the street from the beach, or even a piano lot (with only a small strip that extends between the houses to the beach). Seas the Day is right on the beach and the house is gorgeous.

Now wait a minute...I bet you think I'm just saying that. Well look at what some of are guests have said (see the full comments below):

'The website does not do this house justice! It is gorgeous, and the views of the beach and water are amazing from every room. ' Bonnie from Va

'Seas the Day is one of the best vacation houses I have stayed in. ... You will not be disappointed if you rent this place' Norma Jean from Ohio

'I highly recommend this place if you are looking for a wonderful beach house that has one of the best vistas in Topsail.' Mark from Northern Va

'Loved that house!!!!!! oh my, the walk to the pier was wonderful and so pretty. the house was perfect and held my whole family! it was an awesome vacation! thank you so much! wonderful!' Jessica from Ohio

And it goes on. You will truly love your stay at Seas the Day.

Located just 1 mile south of the Surf City pier, you're close to all the activity, yet just far enough away to enjoy the tranquility that lives here also. As a matter of fact, you may note some of our guests jokingly refer to the 'Buddy's walk'. Buddy's is a bar/restaurant by the pier, which is a nice 1 mile walk on the beach. Some people, including my brother, myself and our two wives like to walk down to Buddy's at lunch time, watch the surfers by the pier, order oyster shooters, and... possibly a cerveza or two (that's Spanish for beer) and maybe a tequila shooter. Well, the walk back is now quite enjoyable. We often just come back, lay out a towel and catch some rays and a snooze. The Buddy's walk - a perfect way to spend a vacation day.

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

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 was in Surf 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.

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 at Seas the Day.

You can play 18 holes at Coastal Carolina's only four-star golf course, North Shore Golf and Ocean Club (as per Golf Digest).

Surf shops that make me wish I was 18 again, Andy's and Island Delights that serve 50's style burgers and malts, the Surf City Wine and Cheese Shop (I go in for the weekly wine tastings and just the great smell!), II Bouchaines, and on and on. You won't want to leave.

And I haven't even talked about surf fishing, kayaking, surfing, jet skiing and more (check out the ALL CAPS paragraph below to see my web site for MORE things to do with phone numbers, addresses, etc.)

Seas the Day is BEACH FRONT. It is not a piano lot, a view lot, or across the street from the ocean. It is direct OCEANFRONT property.

For my RESTAURANT REVIEWS and THINGS TO DO web pages, LOOK BELOW THE CALENDAR ICON FARTHER DOWN ON THIS PAGE below the rates. ABOUT 1 INCH BELOW THAT THERE IS A LINE THAT SAYS 'CLICK HERE for more photos and information'. CLICK THERE and then click on RESTAURANT REVIEWS or the THINGS TO DO pages.

My teenage son once walked up the stairs to the living room and said 'This place just makes you smile!'

I still think OUR GUESTS SAY IT BEST:

'We loved the outside shower, complete wtih room for dry clothes and towels! Very kid friendly, my 13-month-old niece could wander around and the gates kept her safe. Topsail itself is so peaceful. We went to the sound side a few times to fish, canoe, and take the baby swimming. We golfed, ran, sailed (you have very nice neighbors who invited us!), and fished from the surf (caught sharks, stingrays, and a few fish). Such a great house -- plenty of space, well decorated, and everything you need in the kitchen for eating in!' Bonnie VA

Jim Murray from GA agrees wholeheartedly:

'My sister and I are both recently retired school teachers. For over 25 years we have talked about renting a beach house on the North Carolina coast, big enough to house all of our families. ... This house was everything we had dreamed about. It was RIGHT ON THE WATER,...

'Setting on our porch, we could watch the sun rise each morning. In the evening we could drive to the end of the island and watch the sun sink into the ocean....I bought 5 kites and one day we all spent the day flying them. ... We enjoyed the secluded walks on the beach and the discovery of hundreds of sea shells. We saw dolphins swimming by several times. The only regret we had, was that we couldn't stay for another week.'

We have added a 42' FLAT SCREEN TV in the living room and NEW FLAT SCREEN TVs in the master and 2 queen bedrooms, and there is a large TV in the bunk beds room. Ill post pictures soon.

BEDROOM SETUP: Top floor: QB & Full Bath. (There is also a QSS but it's right in the middle of the living room); Middle floor: KB, QB, 2BB (i.e. 4 beds), and BB with 2 Full Baths. There is a deck on both floors and there is an enclosed outdoor shower on the deck of the middle floor. The bottom floor has 2 full car garage, grill, and storage space.

Keywords: House, Beach, Surf, City, Seize, Seas, Topsail, Outer, Banks, Wilmington

More Details

Owner
Steve Morrison
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

Why Steve Morrison chose Topsail Island

We absolutely love Surf City. But Seas the Day is so beautiful itself. The colors seem to bring the outdoor yellows of the sun, the sky's blue, and the ocean's greens inside. This is a totally relaxing beach house. The ocean breezes, the salt air, and the wonderful people make this a great place to be.

Amenities

Surf City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main Floor Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Jack 'n Jill - toilet , shower , This is a Jack 'n Jill bathroom (shared between 2 bedrooms).
    Outdoor Enclosed Shower - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , This is the master bedroom. It has a Jack and Jill bathroom
    Top Floor Queen - 1 queen , This is right across from a full bathroom
    Main Floor Queen - 1 queen , This shares a Jack 'n Jill bath with the master
    Small Bedroom - 1 bunk bed , This has a single BB in a small room.
    Kids Bedroom - 2 bunk bed , This has 2 BB, i.e. 4 beds.
    QSS - 1 queen , Queen sleeper sofa in living room.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size beds (2), Sleeper sofa (1), Bunk Beds (3) One room has 2 bunk beds (4 beds) and one room has 1 bunk bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(70 traveler reviews)

The Most Beautiful House on the Beach!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 70 reviews
5

Beautiful place, beautiful weather, couldn't have been more perfect.

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations were lovely and so welcoming. You felt right at home. Everything worked beautifully and was perfect for six adults and six grandchildren. Everyone felt that it rated as one of our top experiences in Surf City having gone there over the years. The weather couldn't have been better. A fun, enjoyable time was had by all. Thanks for all you did.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Anna - we loved having you as our guests. Please come visit us again.
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5

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in your beautifully decorated beach home. It made our family time most enjoyable. Look forward to using it again next fall. Pat Blackman

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2007
  • Stayed: Sep 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Pat and do please come again. Many of our guests are repeat guests, so treat it as your own "vacation home"
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4

Beach week

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time. Beach was very crowded, but there's always plenty of sand and fun. The house and location had everything we needed!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We can't wait to come back!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was just perfect for our family. We loved the open floor plan upstairs, the quiet street, the ease of washing off in the outdoor shower and most of all the super short walk to the beach! Its really close to the pier and restaurants but just far enough away to feel like we were on our own private beach. The house was really clean and the owners were great to work with. We had a fantastic trip!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you and Nick as our guests. We love the short walk down to the pier and to Buddy's. Close enough to grab a beer and watch the surfers but far enough to be away from the crowds.
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4

Great family vacation house

  • 4 of 5

The house was laid out perfect for our family. We loved everything! We will probably make this a tradition with our family.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic House and Location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Seas the Day! The house is perfectly suited for a couple (small) families. We had 4 adults and 2 babies. Kitchen was well stocked with cooking utensils etc, the outdoor shower is awesome, and you can't beat the view. We are already planning our return next year. Thanks for a great week!!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would love to have you back. Most of our guests are repeat guests. They think of the place as their own.
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Wilmington NC
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Buddy's
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Snead's Ferry
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
210
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Beauchaines 211
Nearest Beach
1 Metres
Right in front of the house
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Surf City House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,250
 
 
Mid August
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Late Aug/Early Sept
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 16 2017 - Oct 27 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
 
Fall
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,400
 
 
Winter
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,400
$1,800
 
 
Easter Week
Mar 24 2018 - Apr 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
 
Spring
Apr 7 2018 - May 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,400
 
 
May
May 5 2018 - Jun 1 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,850
 
 
June
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 22 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,850
 
 
High
Jun 23 2018 - Aug 10 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$4,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

PeaceofMind (no sec dep) $60
Pet Fee $150
Cleaning $140
Tax Rate 13.0%

1. We have a no refund cancelation policy. We will try to re-rent for you and if we do we'll pay you the amount received net of costs for re-renting. 2. You must sign a rental agreement with the owner before you get access. 3. 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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