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Mother Ocean, Paradise, Panoramic Ocean Views, Private Beach

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9-11)

“Mother Ocean” was named after the inspiration of the ocean and beaches at Topsail, and the life-long gifts that they pass on to those who travel here. The property is a portion of a family-owned tract that was acquired in 1907 by our great grandfather, which included approximately a mile of the beach extending south of the property. The oceanfront in the vicinity of the house and on adjacent properties is vacant, which affords beautiful unobstructed panoramic views, and a private beach front with direct private access. A deck is located atop the dune on the ocean side for relaxing, and beachfront viewing. Private access to the sound is also available for canoeing, kayaking or fishing...or just to sit at the picnic table and enjoy the sunset! The house includes three bedrooms and two full baths with an ocean side deck with swing for taking in the view, and a back screened porch with a fan and swing for a quiet secluded break in the action. The house sleeps nine comfortably in the bedrooms, and eleven including the day bed in the living area. Escape from your everyday grind, and come enjoy the paradise of Topsail Island at this truly unique home!!

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Steve Clark
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 11, 2017



Topsail Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Daybed with slide-out trundle, Bunk Beds (1) Lower bunk is double size
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
House located across street, but property extends to the ocean with a private beachfront. Ocean views completely unobstructed with a private access to the beach. Includes private access to the sound with a picnic table by the water. Canoe or kayak access to the sound.


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Mother Ocean, Paradise, Panoramic Ocean Views, Private Beach
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
Martinsburg, WV

Amazing Visit

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing visit. Our week here was so relaxing. We brought kayaks and we could watch the sunrise at the beach and in the evening we could take the kayak and watch the sunset on the sound. We were able to bring our 2 dogs and they loved being able to take them to the beach. We loved the history in the house and the owner was great with communicating and making the process smooth. I would highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An Amazing Weekend!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing four-day weekend in this home! This was a birthday celebration for our 9 year old who wanted to go to the beach to fish! Since the house slept 11, we were able to bring some cousins and in-laws. We had the most wonderful time!! The owner was VERY reasonable in price and fees, check in and check out times. Linens were provided and the house had the essentials (laundry soap, toilet paper, paper towels, etc...).

The beach access is just across the street and the beach was pretty much ours the whole weekend!! There was the occasional passer-by, but for the most part, we had the beach to ourselves for as far as we could see! The puppies ran on the beach, the kids played soccer, and one evening we flew kites for hours! The weather, though it wasn't hot, it was mild enough that the kids could splash in the water as they searched for shark teeth.

The location of the house and the views were amazing!! Every morning, we sat on the porch facing the ocean with coffee or hot chocolate in hand and watched the dolphins jumping the waves. Several fishing boats passed by giving the kids something to ooo and ahhhh about! In the evenings, we watched the most amazing sunsets!!! I honestly can't say that I have seen a sunset so beautiful as I did this weekend! Towards the west, the golden, warm hues were stunning, and in the east, the pinks, purples, and blue hues of dusk were breathtaking!! My pictures of these sights are picturesque!

The house is clean and in the perfect location! We really enjoyed the fact that we could bring our puppies without paying ridiculous costs!! (Thanks, Steve!) The puppies enjoyed the gated wrap around porch, too! The owner's brother lives nearby and allowed us to use his boat dock on the sound for our first fishing event ever!! My son who wanted to come to the beach to fish was the first to catch one!! The excitement on his face sealed the perfect weekend. :)

Thank you so much for sharing your home with us, Steve. We made family memories all weekend long!! We will be back!!

From a family who had the most amazing weekend!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winston-Salem, NC

Well Named!

  • 5 of 5

Mother Ocean Paradise says it all! The listing & photos are accurate & the location of the home couldn't be any better. The wrap around porch is perfect for ocean viewing & sound side experience. Location of water hoses makes it easy to rinse the sand before entering the house. We feel fortunate to have another opportunity to enjoy the warm history of this family home & to enjoy the greatness of TI. This home is clean, well maintained & the rental process was simple & easy for much needed therapy by the sea.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mount Olive, North Carolina

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the weekend and we loved Mother Ocean. I hope we can stay again soon. Very easy transaction and the owner is great.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chesterfield, VA


  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and 4 teens spent a week here in July 2011 and it was like having your own home on the beach! The view was magnificent and the home so comfortable. Convenient location. Wonderful front porch swing! We were so disappointed most of July was already rented in January when we were looking to book our vacation this year! Thanks for sharing your family home with us, Steve!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New River, AZ.


  • 5 of 5

This was my 2nd. year staying at this wonderful beach house, last year my family and I stayed here for 1 week love it so much we decide to stay fo 2 weeks this year. The house has everything you would ever need, lots of room and very clean the front porch was just great (ocean front) so much room on the front and back porch. ( just a great Vac. home) We love this home :)

going to stay there again 2012.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $95 + Tax
Cleaning $105 + Tax
Administrative $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.