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Oceanfront Cottage w/Spactacular Views, Private Beach Access & Pet Friendly!

Bedrooms 2
Space 865 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 4

Imagine what it feels like to be up in a osprey nest looking down on the water and scanning the horizon. That's the feeling you'll get in Topsail's own 'Osprey Nest.' Once you walk up to the 'Ospery Nest,' through thick and lush foliage, you are literally looking down on the water and you might even see a pirate ship in the distance! There are so many windows that you'll feel that you're sitting on the beach, but you'll be in air conditioned comfort instead.

Surrounding the hub are the living room, dining area, master bedroom, and bedroom #2. The home is tastefully decorated throughout with plenty of comfortable and beautiful places to sit and watch nature in all her glory.

'Osprey Nest' is located in the northern part of Topsail Beach, not far from shopping, restaurants, parks, and piers. You'll have the time of your life at this charming cottage.

Topsail Island: The island consists of three towns, North Topsail Beach, Surf City, and Topsail Beach. The two mainland towns of Sneads Ferry and Holly Ridge complete the section known as the Greater Topsail Area. Two bridges allow access to the island, a landmark swing bridge on NC Route 50 to Surf City, or by NC Route 210 over a high-rise bridge nearer to North Topsail Beach.

History & Museum Information: Topsail Island was used by the U.S. Government as a secret missile test site. The project, called Operation Bumblebee, was responsible for the development of the ram jet engine, a major breakthrough in the field of aviation. The concrete towers still scattered about the island were observation posts for the project. The Topsail Island Museum Missiles and More offers many displays, artifacts, and exhibits from prehistory to the present.

Topsail Island is a nesting ground for the Loggerhead Sea Turtle. These giants of the sea come ashore between sundown and sunrise and build their carefully constructed nests from mid-May to mid-August. The nesting females leave a distinctive pattern of flipper marks in the sand which should be reported to the proper authorities. The nest sites must be left undisturbed to incubate for 45 to 90 days at which time the hatchlings will emerge to begin their journey to the sea.

Climate & Activities: The climate in the area is typically seasonal and generally mild. Summers are warm with lots of bright sunny days that are great for all outdoor activities. Winters are short and mild. Spring averages a temperature in the 60’s with scattered showers ending as quickly as they start. Fall brings cool sea breezes and an average temperature of 65 degrees. Activities are abundant on and off the island. Swimming, sun bathing, surfing, shells and sharks tooth hunting, dolphin watching, golf, deep sea charter fishing, fishing piers, surf fishing, jet skis, parasailing, miniature golf, go carts, waterslides, kayaking, scenic boat tours, scuba and snorkeling, sailing and motor boating in the sound, Intracoastal Waterway, or the ocean.

More Details

Property Manager
A Beach Place Realty
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017


Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Car: recommended

Topsail Beach is located in between Wilmington NC and Jacksonville NC. It spans 26 miles with the Ocean on one side and the Intercoastal water way on the other. The Island features only one stop light. It's the way the beach is supposed to be not commercial. So if your looking for a family beach this is the right place.

Golf: North Shore Country Club

Olde Point

Topsail Greens

Bear Trail

Castle Bay


Topsail Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 865 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Oceanfront Cottage w/Spactacular Views, Private Beach Access & Pet Friendly!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

We had a great time and the dogs agree!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very comfortable and everything in the house was labeled very nicely so we knew which switch worked what. It could have used another light going down to the beach at night, but we had flashlights. The view from the deck was amazing! I'm not big on sitting in the sand so we hardly ever left the deck except to go walking, which we did a lot of too.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kevan, thank you very much for taking the time and writing such a nice review! We're glad to hear that you and your dogs enjoyed your vacation! We're looking forward on having you back soon! A Beach Place Realty
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Chicopee, Mass.


  • 5 of 5

My husband, myself and our 2 golden retrievers had the most A-MAZE-ING stay at the OSPREY NEST!!!! Most defiinetly stay there again. It was perfect size for us and could def add 2 more people/kids if needed! Plenty of room but small and cozy. Thats a hard combo to find. The house had everything u could need in the kitchen, plenty of cozy blankets for snuggling and the most beautiful panoramic view from the couch, thru the huge wall of windows...or from ur wrap around deck! Water touches the stairs at high tide, cant get any closer to the beach than that! Loved hearing the waves crashing all nite (windows closed). Was nice to have space on either side as well, not crowded like some of the other homes. I never felt like it wasnt our home...which is a blessing while being on our few vacations! I have already recommended "The Nest" to many, many friends and show off all our amazing pictures! Truly appreciate their allowance of our TWO furbabies, they loved playing on the beach. I loved not havin to leave them home or with a stranger. Truly a retreat....not a pretentious GI-NORMOUS, cold, overbearing home at all.

We saw dolphins swimming by and i had so much fun beachcombing for seashells and sea glass! RENT IT!!! u wont regret it one bit....i miss it already and its only been a few days!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2010
  • Stayed: Feb 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Elizabethton, TN, USA

Relaxing Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of the property were right on the money and were were most pleased with the proximity of the beach/ocean. We felt at home the minute we walked through the door. There were so many windows to watch the ocean! The property was extremely clean and well maintained and the beds were very comfortable and had ample blankets in both bedrooms. We were most pleased with the well-equipped kitchen, even wine opener and wine glasses! We picked a quiet week to go, the beach was quiet which was great for relaxation. The restaurants and grocery stores were not too far away and we were close to two fishing piers. Thanks to the wonderful staff at the realty office who were so very friendly and helpful.We will definitely be back to this lovely home next year!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2008
  • Stayed: May 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review! We really appreciate you taking the time to write about the house and our staff. We look forward to seeing you next year! Thanks again from all of us at A Beach Place Realty!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100

A departure cleaning and Accidental Rental Damage Insurance is included in your reservation. The damage insurance provides up to $1500 worth of accidental damage.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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