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Top Floor Oceanfront Villa Capriani

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

Mediterranean style Resort unit # 412B overlooks the ocean & the incredible gardens. The pool directly below has a waterfall.

Besides the full kitchen,the master suite has a kitchenette,queen bed with a private bath . There is also a great restaurant open for dinner in season as well as a cabana bar for the the guests.

We bought our condo in 2002 and never looked back. We love the area so much we moved here in 2004. My wife and I are only 4 miles away if you need help.

There is nothing like walking on the beach early in the morning, watching the shrimp boats go by or catch a view of the dolphins in the surf. When was the last time you saw a squadron of pelicans gliding by. It is an incredible place.

You may do what my wife and I did, came for a vacation and are staying for a lifetime.I am also an NC Real Estate Broker if you would like to buy in the area.

Keywords: Condominium,master suite

More Details

Tony Merlino
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 5, 2018

About Tony Merlino

We Started a Bed & Breakfast in the Adirondack mountains of NY State . Renovated and personally ran it for about 17 years, where we not only learned the hospitality industry, but became a chef( Saratoga Rose Inn & restaurant)

Today we are realestate brokers and we still cater some of our favorite recipes

Tony Merlino purchased this condo in 2002

Guestbook comments from the owner

A girlfriend of mine and I, along with our two toddlers stayed for a few days and we were quite happy with the accommodations. There was more than enough room (we could easily have brought the rest of our families) and the kiddos loved running around the place. The pools were too cold, but looked inviting. The whole place was well maintained and the staff friendly. Getting to the beach was lovely, and the location is perfect for families - lots of smooth sand (great for skimboarding), nice waves, and the pier is a pleasant walk away. All in all, a wonderful stay.
Apr 2013
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North Topsail Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (3) queen bed in each bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) futon in master bedroom/ also a sleeper sofa in the living room
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
3 pools and a separate children's pool, beautifully landscaped, great restaurant on site, Road to Rodanthe, with Diane Lane & Richard Gere was filmed on the complex. Dawson's Creek was also filmed here.My unit also has a child proof lock to the balcony.


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(29 traveler reviews)

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Top Floor Oceanfront Villa Capriani
average rating of 4.965517 based on 30 reviews

Beautiful view, very comfortable accommodations and a great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just returned from our July 4th, week long vacation, staying at Villa Capriani Unit 412B. Our stay was truly wonderful due to staying in this wonderful unit. Upon arrival the owner provided the necessary items to access the unit and have a comfortable stay. This 2 bedroom unit is really spacious, is well appointed and has probably one of the top 3 views from the balcony in the entire complex. My family and I brought all of our groceries for the entire week and cooked all meals on site with the exception of 2... we used on site grills for a lot of meals. Overall, this unit is a great place to stay for a family of 6 - 8 people. We will definitely book this unit again in the future, now knowing the idiosyncrasies and logistics of how things work.

Pros: clean, beautiful unit, amazing views, comfortable accommodations, complex amenities were great, 30 second walk to beach

Cons: check-in was incredibly stressful due to the number or lack of complex luggage carts and unit parking trying to unload. All new check-ins were at 4:00 pm with very limited places to park, a slow elevator... if you can check-in early, highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joel, Thank you for the fantastic review. I agree that check in is crazy. The next time you come ,please contact me.We do our own cleaning and usually can have you check in by 1:30 or 2PM . Thank you again Tony and Nancy Merlino
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Cary, NC

major upgrade to a nice unit

  • 5 of 5

I have rented this unit 8 or so times in September. The unit was always in clean shape & the Villa Capriani was always very nice. The owner did a major upgrade since we stayed there last yer including the kitchen, new rugs, new ac, and a new TV.

In summary:

The unit was very clean with a great updated, funtional kithcen.

The condo complex was very well maintained & it has 3 pools, plus a kiddie pool, plus 2 hot tubs plus 2 tennis courts.

Tony, the former owner, now manages the place & lives 10 minutes away in case there are any issues.

The unit has a great view of the ocean, beach, and the pool.

This is a great place for a vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bob and Luz, Thank you for your great review ,I have put it at the top . And thank you for returning all these years. I also hope you will return for years to come . Thank you Tony and Nancy Merlino
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Wonderful Area, Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time our family vacationed in North Carolina. North Topsail Beach and the surrounding area is great. Our condo was wonderful. It is located in a great area of the resort. The condo is set up nicely and the view from the balcony is fantastic...being able to view the beach and the entire resort grounds at the same time. We would definitely vacation again in the same condo and at Villa Capriani. Whenever you go to an area for the first time you are always unsure where places are and what to do, but once we surveyed the area and found out where things are, we had no trouble finding our way around. Just an overall great experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great unit with a beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Munroe Falls, OH, USA

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. Can't complain about anything. Beautiful place, nice facilities, very safe. Had a couple of snags - we were missing one towel when we arrived, but the owner, Tony, took care of it immediately, even though he was several hundred miles away (thank you!!!). The second issue, the parking passes were such cheap quality (not the owner's fault - they are standard, issued by the homeowners association), that one of them flew off our mirror when the car doors were open and we didn't notice it until the next day. So, we now have to pay the replacement fee.

So, as long as you hang on tight to the parking permits, you should have a great stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Elena, Thank you so much for the great review. As I said in an email to you before this review , I did not charge you for the parking pass. I paid for it . Thank you and I hope to see you again next season. Tony Merlino
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Perfect for family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Family of four. Great property with plenty of room, clean, great view. We would definately stay here again. Tony was very easy to work with. Resort also great for children and beaches are impeccable.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gene , Thank you so much for the great review.It was our pleasure to make sure you had a great vacation with your family . Now you have memories . Thanks Tony & Nancy Merlino
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Wilmington or Jacksonville
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
North shore country club open to public
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
RT 17
Nearest Restaurant
on site serving lunch and dinner Tues.-Sun
Nearest Beach
on the beach
Car: recommended

Relaxing, Doing nothing at all!!!! Visit the turtle hospital or the Missiles and more Museum. 40 min. drive to the Battleship North Carolina, or the Cape Fear Serpentarium, both in Wilmington




Additional information about rental rates

linens & towels $30
cleaning $110
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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