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Bring Your Boat! Canal Front Home Just Steps To The Ocean!

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

This 4 Bedroom Home is Comfortable and Fully Equipped For Fun!

The 'Green Heron' was named for the many green herons that can be seen cruising the canal for their dinner. The views include the intracoastal, the ocean and fantastic sunsets from the sunset/cocktail deck. You can launch your boat nearby and bring it around to your private dock for easy access to fishing, clamming and water skiing.

All the bedrooms have sliding doors to decks with lounging furniture. The lower master has a private bath. The 2 other lower bedrooms have 2 twins each that can be connected to form king-size beds. The upper master has an over-sized closet area that has a portable crib in it. Linens can be rented for $75/week.

The kitchen is completely furnished with all utensils and amenities. There is seating at the breakfast bar as well as at the dining table that seats 8. The living room furniture is comfortable and allows spectacular views. The house is equipped with games, movies and books. All 4 bedrooms have tv's and seating and 2 have computer desks. WIFI is throughout the house! There are plenty of places nearby to rent kayaks, bicycles and surf boards.

The house is located on a quiet road that dead-ends on the waterway. The beach is at the other end of the road with it's own crossover. There is no limit to the fun you can have on our beautiful island. Come join us!!

(Responsible Renter must be 25 yrs or older)

Keywords: Beach House, Canal, Boat, Dogs, Sunsets

More Details

Dawneva Evans
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Dawneva Evans

As avid boaters and beach goers my family had this house built to give the most comfort and fun for weekly renters. Launch your boat when you arrive and dock it out front ready to use.

Dawneva Evans purchased this house in 2001

Why Dawneva Evans chose Topsail Island

This property on the canal was a Queens Grant to my Great Uncle Harvey Jones' family and I spent every summer visiting him on this Island. He owned and operated the Dolphin Pier and many locals have fond memories of fishing there for decades . It was eventually destroyed and the property which spanned from the Ocean to Hwy 17 in Hampstead was developed. The area has a lot of history and one of the Towers from Operation Bumblebee in World War II is visible from the windows.

What makes this house unique

The ease of access to the beach or boat or relaxing decks are one of the nicest features of this house. Whatever your mood, there is something to suit it! And did I mention, the views of the sunset over the sound are incredible?!


Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Wilmington, NC
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Quartermoon Bookstore and Bar
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Beach Shop and Grill
Nearest Beach
Topsail Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach Crossover
Car: necessary

Fishing from the dock, fish cleaning table, hot and cold outside shower, walk to beach, ocean view. The world renowned Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital is just off the Island and makes a great break from the water activities. This is a quaint Island without all the crowds and noise of the beaches to the South. If you're looking for neon lights and loud attractions this is not it! If you want a nice beach and friendly local entertainment you will be in Heaven here. A beautiful place to unwind and let your soul restore it's balance.


Topsail Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master En suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private, downstairs
    Hall bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared by 2 bedrooms
  • Newly painted and decorated
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upper Master - 1 queen
    Downstairs Master w/ En Suite - 1 queen , Attached private full bath,
    Middle Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 2 Twins can make a King
    End Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , End of hall, 2 twins make a King
  • Queen size Beds (2) 2 Queen beds- one upstairs with hall bath and one downstairs with private bath., Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 Twins each in rooms on lower floor. Shared hall bath., Baby Cribs (1) Small Graco soft sided play pen/sleeping area for small child.
  • Books
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Boat Dock on Property


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Bring Your Boat! Canal Front Home Just Steps To The Ocean!
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews

Great house with lots of room! Perfect for those who like water sports!

  • 4 of 5

This is a very nice house that is well managed and maintained! The kitchen is spacious and has everything you need. If you get linens from the owner (which I recommend), they provide you with all you need and then some. Every room has access to a deck with a sound view. The bedrooms have ample room and storage. There are board games and puzzles for family fun. It's a very short walk to the public beach access (less than 5 minutes from door to beach). If you own a boat this place is perfect. Put it in at the public launch the day you arrive and leave it at the house. Only a 20 minute ride to the ocean! Great place, great owners!

We had a few issues while there, but not at the fault of the owners. The AC unit had a faulty trip switch which has been fixed. The internet went out after a really bad storm. Things happen! The owners did all they could to ensure we were satisfied!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great time was had by all!

  • 5 of 5

The house is very well appointed and more spacious than it appeared from pictures. There was nothing we needed that was not provided. Dawneva and Harry are very easy to work with and take great care of the property.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Such a great location and house! Everything we needed and more! Thank you so much!!

  • 5 of 5

This is such a great house and property! This is our second stay here and the 4 spacious bedrooms fit our family so well... all have water views and large decks to sit on every evening! Beautiful views of the sunset and we had gorgeous ones! We brought our boat and the dock was easy to get up and down from. The beach is just steps away with a town beach access right at the end of the street! We'll be back!!!! Thankyou so much!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Irwin, Pennsylvania


  • 5 of 5

If I had an home at the beach it would be exactly like The Green Heron. The home was clean, comfortable, and perfect for my husband, me, and three grown daughters and one son in law. Large open spaces for us to gather and also room for each to find some peaceful solitude away from it all.

Amazing kitchen large enough for the family to cook together and fully supplied with everything needed to prepare meals.

Outside dock for fishing and grilling or just relaxing with a good book.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lebanon, PA

Amazing House and Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Green Heron and absolutely loved it! It was a home away from home. The location was perfect! We loved having the dock out back and being able to walk a very short distance to the beach. The home is well equipped and comfortable. It really felt like home. We brought our dog with us, which was an awesome experience! She was never on vacation with us before. She was right at home and loved the ocean! Dawnevea was wonderful! Super nice and very quick to respond! We definitely would stay here again! Thanks for opening your home for renters! We can't wait to come back! Topsail is amazing! :)

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Raleigh, NC

Perfect location on quiet street - 100 steps from the ocean with boat dock in the backyard

  • 5 of 5

We fell in love with this property immediately! It was a perfect location, plenty large for our family and guests, and in a PERFECT location in Topsail Beach. All the decks gave us an excellent view at all times of the day. Grabbing a nap in the sun on the canal deck and watching the breathtaking sunset from the front deck was a unique feature. The kitchen was stocked with all shapes and sizes of pots, pans, utensils, silverware and glassware. The table was comfortable to seat all our guests after we picked up fresh seafood and cooked it on the gas grill out back. We even used the outside shower to rinse off our furry family member after a romp on the beach. Dawneva is a friendly hostess and owner and quickly responded to any inquiry from us! We highly recommend the Green Heron for your next vacation or get away to Topsail Beach!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Linen Rental (opt) $75
Pet Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.0%

50% of Total is due within 10 days of mailing date of contract. Balance is due 30 days before rental date. Owner will mail paperwork and checks are accepted. Mastercard and Visa are also accepted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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