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Sur La Mer - Luxury Oceanfront in N. Topsail

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 18)

Looking for the perfect getaway? Stress literally melts away as you watch the sun rise or the moon set over the Atlantic. Enjoy a parade of dolphins with your morning coffee from a deck just a stone's throw from the beach. Or, simply unwind with a fine merlot under the brightest stars you've ever seen.

Escape to Sur La Mer, your own private resort nestled on the beautiful white sands of North Topsail Beach. You'll be swept away by the comfort, beauty and serenity of this oceanfront home.

Exquisitely designed, Sur La Mer offers 6 spacious bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths. The first floor features three oceanfront bedroom suites, all with queen beds, top of the line bedding and custom window treatments. And, all with direct access to the oceanfront deck offering a stunning view of the Atlantic, the surf and the beach.

This floor also offers a bedroom perfectly designed for children. With two sets of bunk beds, a day bed, and TV/VCR/DVD, kids absolutely love this hideaway from the adults. We have also provided an X Box and PS2 with several games.

And a fifth bedroom offers a double bed and two additional twin beds with a perfect view of the sunset over the Sound.

The beauty of the reverse floor plan is further revealed on the top floor, where you'll discover panoramic views of the ocean on one side and the inter- coastal waterway on the other. In the luxurious oceanfront master suite, you'll enjoy furnishings reminiscent of the British West Indies, a private bath, sitting area and TV/DVD. Coupled with the soothing ocean breeze, this suite provides comfort and serenity for even the neediest vacationer.

The vaulted common area features an English antique pub table that seats ten and a large island for your party to gather around. The gourmet kitchen, with top-of-the-line stainless appliances and solid surface counters, will make vacation mealtimes a simple pleasure. Then congregate, dine or just relax on the broad Trex deck listening to the soothing sounds of the ocean or the separate Onkyo 500 watt digital sound system with outside speakers.

We offer TVs with expanded cable in every bedroom, with HD channels and a DVR reserved for the master bedroom guests. Wireless internet access and free local and long distance calling are also provided.

Sur La Mer features covered parking, wet weather entry, a hot/cold enclosed outside shower and private beach access.

Don't settle for cramped 'Coach' class condos or duplexes when you can vacation 'First Class' at Sur La Mer.

More pictures available from the web link below.

Keywords: Single-Family Home

More Details

Kristin DeBates - Owner
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Kristin DeBates - Owner

Hi and welcome to our site. My name is Kristin and I am pictured here with my husband Tom and our two sons, Tanner and Stefan. We live in a suburb of Atlanta and absolutely fell in love with North Topsail a few years ago and decided to make the investment in our home away from home. We hope that you will consider our home as your vacation destination.

Kristin DeBates - Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why Kristin DeBates - Owner chose Topsail Island

You can't beat North Topsail for the beach! The views of the ocean and intercoastal are amazing. The dolphins parading at 9:00 am was a big crowd pleaser as well. And, you can't forget the sky and the stars at night. What absolute beauty! We take great pride in keeping our home clean and well-maintained. We also provide personalized attention that is difficult to get when dealing with a large agency.

What makes this house unique

When we vacation, we leave everything behind. Our home is perfectly situated to relax and just spend time with family. You can walk to the pier and fish, you can surf or play golf at a few different courses nearby. When you vacation here, you are dealing directly with the homeowner. We pride ourselves in offering a home that makes you feel comfortable, yet provides a little bit of luxury. And, we love dealing with our guests. Just read our reviews!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We love the pristine beaches of North Topsail and hope you will enjoy our home.
Nov 2003
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles

The serious golfer will enjoy trying 5 different courses, all within a 60 minute drive - one 5 star course is within 10 minutes! Also, for the fishing enthusiast, you can enjoy deep sea fishing on one of the local charter boats, And, for the ladies, there are several quant shops locally and Wilmington and Jacksonville offer malls and plenty to do


North Topsail Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Queen bedroom, private bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Shared bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared bath
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Located on main living floor
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite with sitting area and private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen ocean-facing suite with private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen ocean-facing suite with shared bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Queen ocean-facing bedroom with access to bath
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , Large bunk room, sleeps 6, with access to shared bath
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Single over double bunk, add'l twin bed
  • 1 Oceanfront King bedroom suite with sitting area and private bath, 3 oceanfront Queen bedrooms, one with private bath, 2 with pocket door access, 2 bunk bedrooms - one with 2 sets of twin bunks and one with a twin bed and a twin over double bunk bed
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Central Vacuum, Stainless Steel Appliances, Enclosed Outside Shower, Trex Decking, Grill, Patio Furniture, Home Audio System with Outside Speakers, Private Beach Access with Elevated Deck. ** No Smoking**


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(96 traveler reviews)

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Sur La Mer - Luxury Oceanfront in N. Topsail
average rating of 4.9479165 based on 97 reviews

A perfect place to relax and enjoy summer at the shore!

  • 5 of 5

The spacious design of the home is perfect and it is very comfortably furnished. The grandchildren had the bunk room which was situated so that there was enough space for them to play on the floor uninterrupted . Each day there was the difficult decision to make ............sit on the deck and read or visit with family ..........sit on the beach and read or visit with family ....... comb the beach for shark teeth and shells ....... perfect! The evening brought the excursions on the beach to watch the ghost crabs or walk out on the fishing peir. Food Lion and Harris Teeter were close-by. The open-air fish market was as well and had a huge variety to select from! We all would have liked to stay another week! We celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary and a 70th birthday..... perfect. We can say it truly was "finest kind" as we say here in Maine.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Midlothian, VA

Our favorite!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house! It sits directly on the beach with a private walkway over the dunes that has a little deck to put your beach items on when the day is over, so you don't need to haul them from the house. The views are amazing! You have the ocean in the back and the beautiful sound out the front. I could wash dishes in the lovely open kitchen watching the sunset. We are a family of 12 and were perfectly comfortable. The 5 grandchildren were in the bunk rooms (with room to spare) and our adult children each had a queen room, while we had the master king. The house was spotless and comes with lots of games, puzzles, and toys for kids and adults. There are two high chairs and a baby gate. The owner, Kristin, is great! She and her house manager Donna respond promptly to any requests. The beach in this area of Topsail is not at all crowded and it's so peaceful, yet less than 10 minutes to the Food Lion and a great place for fresh shrimp and fish. This is our 3rd year coming as a family to Topsail. Each year we've tried something new, but this house has is hands down our favorite and we're already planning to return to it next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent home and service

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the house with 15 people everything was great. The house was very clean and the air conditioners worked great. Owners where very quick to respond to any questions. Great location and great place. We would definitely stay again. We have stayed in North Topsail for the last 15 years and by far this was the nicest place. The house has a great floor plan along with a very nice Kitchen that was very well stocked with kitchen utensils. We definitely plan to return to this rental in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sur La Mer Dream house on the beach. Bob and Elaine

  • 5 of 5

We rented this large beach house on North Topsail Beach, NC for two weeks each of the eleven years from July 2006 thru August 2016. Illness caused us to miss this year (2017) and break what had become a much anticipated annual family (plus friends) event.

Each of the two living levels of this 3 level house boasts a full ocean side covered porch with sliding door access from the bedrooms and the large open living-dining area. The large country style dining table easily seats 13 (and more when necessary). Under the porch area a concrete patio is suitable for cooking even in inclement weather.

The surrounding area boasts a variety of attractions from the Battleship North Carolina BB-65 in nearby Wilmington to a sea turtle hospital to the Snead's Ferry Shrimp festival right across the bay.

We enthusiastically recommended the property to several folks who have thanked us for the chance to enjoy the fine Atlantic beach at Topsail Island, NC and hope this helps the reader to do the same.

The property is beautifully maintained and decorated. The kitchen is fully furnished and the dishwasher and refrigerator were new within the last 2 years. There's an additional freezer on the ground level. WiFi Internet is available as well as cable tv. Any repairs were taken care of immediately. Linen service is available and there is a washer and dryer on the lower level. Sur La Mer was a magical place for our family providing summers we'll never forget.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wilmington, NC

Great location for family vacation at the beach

  • 5 of 5

The six bedrooms provided plenty of room. The kitchen was equipped with everything we needed. The two porches facing the ocean provided beautiful views with comfortable furniture. The property is a few minutes from town by car. The owner communicated promptly. We had a wonderful time with extended family from three countries. I highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great beach house

  • 5 of 5

The beach house, the surrounding property, the beach access, and the beach itself were first rate. Our extended family of 8 adults and 7 children all had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $155
Pet Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

Linen service and pets optional for additional fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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