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Paradise Found - Oceanfront Home Sleeps 18 W/ 2 Livingrooms

Sleeps18
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 14-18)

Gracing the sandy beaches of Topsail, this fabulous beach home offers two living areas, beautiful furnishings, and two spacious oceanfront decks. Enjoy the breathtaking, sunrise over the ocean with an early morning cup of coffee. After sunrise, watch the surfers and kite flyers appear or spend the day playing in the surf and sand.

Ground Level: Parking outside for up to 4-6 cars and covered parking under the house that will accommodate 2-4 vehicles. Also under the house you will find a gas grill, great for cooking up fresh seafood.

First Level: Upon stepping inside Paradise Found you will find a large family and game room. This space is filled with two tawny leather sleeper sofas, a TV and a bookshelf filled with games and toys for the kids. A large laundry room holds a full size washer and dryer and a bathroom is accessible through this room.

Off of this space there are three bedrooms and a bath. The first bedroom offers guests two queen size beds with soft seashell comforters, wicker furniture and a sliding glass door that leads to the lower oceanfront deck. This would be a great retreat for older children.

The next bedroom offers accommodations for four smaller kids, with two twin bunk beds. Each bunk bed is covered in a sea foam green and dark blue comforter. This room sits on the sound side of Paradise Found.

The third bedroom is one of the two master bedrooms. This first master bedroom offers guests a king size bed and wood furnishing. This bedroom has a ceiling fan. A sliding glass door opens to the lower oceanfront deck, where you can slip outside early in the morning for a sunrise walk on the beach. A private bathroom is available to guests, staying in this room. One of the unique features this bath has is a door that leads to the deck. Step off the sandy beach and rinse off in your own bathroom.

Second Level: The hand painted walls take you upstairs, leading you into the deep blue sea. Upstairs you will find an open living space, two bedrooms and a full size bathroom.

At the top of the stairs is the fourth bedroom. This room offers a queen size bed with a colorful sea themed comforter, white washed furnishings and ceiling fan. Across the hall is a full size bathroom.

The second master bedroom is accessible through the living room, and has a door that leads into the bathroom. This master bedroom, sits on the sound side of Paradise Found and offers a king size bed and white washed furnishings. This room also has a TV and ceiling fan.

The living room is filled with creamy white furniture, two navy blue leather sofas and colorful directors’ chairs. The room is surrounded by large picture windows with beautiful views of the ocean, just beyond the deck. The living room has a 46' flatscreen TV with DVD player and a large library of books for the whole family to read and watch.

From the living area you can head out to the sunny upper deck through the sliding glass door. From up here you have wonderful views of the sunny beach. Relax and watch the family play in the surf, while you lounge under the warm Carolina sun.

The dining area, surrounded by ocean view windows, holds a hand painted dining table filled with sea life. With enough seating for 8, gather everyone around the table for family style seafood dinners.

The open kitchen has granite countertops and wood cabinets and tile floors. This room includes a refrigerator with icemaker, dishwasher, microwave, blender, coffeemaker, toaster and more. Four green stools sit at the bar, a great place for morning coffee or a quick snack, before heading back out to the beach.

Keywords: Oceanfront, beachfront, Paradise Found, Vacation, Beach, Direct, beach, access, fantastic ocean views

More Details

Owner
Larry Spears
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, a little French and German
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Larry Spears

We designed and built Paradise Found to provide fun for our family and friends.

Larry Spears purchased this house in 1996

Why Larry Spears chose North Carolina

Topsail Island has something for every beach goer. The location makes it one of the easiest to access from the majority of the Eastern US. Warm water temperatures make this a year round destination, and Paradise Found is regularly used for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and many off-season family gatherings as well as the main summer months.

What makes this house unique

With 2 Living rooms, one on each level, families have a way to co-exist in peace. The kids play on the video games downstairs while the adults soak in some of the tranquility upstairs.

Amenities

Ocean City Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 Queen Leather sleep sofas in lower LR
    Bedroom 5 - 4 bunk bed , 2 sets of bunk beds in bunk room
  • King size beds (1) 2 MBR Kings, Queen size Beds (1) 3 Queens, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 2 Leather Queen sleeper sofa beds, Bunk Beds (1) 2 Sets of Bunkbeds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Paradise Found - Oceanfront Home Sleeps 18 W/ 2 Livingrooms
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 15 reviews
5

Beautiful, Convenient, Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We took a group of 8 adults and 5 kids (1 to 5 yrs old) to Paradise Found in early May. We knew the weather would be a bit cooler and that the ocean temp would also be cool. However, the timing for all of us lined up to this timeframe. The location being only a few steps in the sand along with a lower than average price were both drawing factors.

Each room was adequately equipped and the kids bunk room was nice for the two 5yr olds. Several of the rooms were large enough to accommodate pack n plays for the two 1yr olds. Kitchen was stocked with pretty much all you could ask for. Laundry was nice to have as long as you aren't picky on having a front loader. Two family room areas were perfect for conversation, games, and NHL playoffs :-)

Decks were a good size though having an engineer and contractor as a part of the group led to much discussion of the way it was built. It will definitely work so don't get me wrong, it is just that there were a few things we'd change to make it a bit more sturdy. Plenty of parking; we had five vehicles and no issues.

The owner is very responsive. He gave me peace of mind since we were making a significant amount of travel plans across multiple families.

I would suggest that if you have anyone with mobility issues (not good with stairs primarily) that you look elsewhere. We were a young group averaging about 35 yrs old among all of us so that was not an issue for our group even with carrying sleeping kiddos back from a crazy day at the beach. Speaking of the beach, it is incredibly flat when the tide goes out. Gives you a nice surface to take long walks on compared to other beaches I've been on. Minimal traffic; a few fishermen posted to the north but they were kind and aware of our small children.

Shopping for misc trinkets/gifts was pretty good. Only about 3-5 miles from the location. Shopping for groceries was also pretty close and had all we needed to feed 13. We only ate out once and it was great. I think it was called Mac Daddy's. Right on the beach and had great service for such a large group.

I would definitely go back.

One thing to note, plan your showers. It is a small thing, but will keep people in your group happy if you can come up with somewhat of a schedule as the water heater is a bit small. Truly one of the only things I would even 'complain' about.

Happy hunting for your vacation spot!

JL

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Oceanfront luxury with a small town feel.

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do the house justice. This secluded stay was a welcome surprise for our large family. It is close enough to Wilmington to see tourist attractions, and come back to your house for a home cooked dinner. The kitchen and other amenities in the house were all superb. We loved the outside shower and sitting on the deck. We look forward to making Paradise Found a yearly family tradition.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You and your family are all so gracious! I loved getting a chance to meet you all and hope to see you again soon Thanks Larry
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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
4

So Much Family Fun

  • 4 of 5

We wanted a rental for 12, my kids and grandkids, on the ocean. Stayed here years ago and loved it. Five years later we still love it. Larry is a great owner and communicates immediately. Great choice.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mark, Thanks for your kind words! We are glad your family enjoyed the home and Topsail Beach.
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Epping, NH.
5

NH Gang

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had stayed on the island 2 yrs ago and fell in love with it. We had a fabulous time - the house was all that we could have expected with enough space for 17 of us! We basically lived on the beach for the entire week and had access to everything we needed to make our vacation perfect. The property manager was super accommodating and addressed all questions extremely thoroughly. The only downside?...the house didn't come with an endless supply of sunscreen! Thanks again for making our 2014 vacation perfect for everyone who came!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys were great and we look forward to the NH crew visiting again!
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Raleigh, NC
5

We love "Paradise Found" :)

  • 5 of 5

This house is beautiful and has plenty of space. We love sitting on the deck to watch and listen to the waves. Larry, the owner, is very helpful and nice. He went out of his way to make sure that we have things we need and be comfortable. We would like to come back to the "Paradise Found" next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kimmy. I am glad that you and your friends enjoyed your stay and my wife and I enjoyed meeting you!
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NE Ohio
5

PARADISE... PERFECTION !!!

  • 5 of 5

Spacious, clean, good location. Our expanding family of 3 generations spend a glorious week at Topsail. With 5 babies under the age of 2, quick beach access was paramont to our house choice. PARADISE FOUND WAS GREAT . I had some trepidation about beach privacy and crowding with the campground right behind us, but we had MORE beach, and less crowding than previous stays at the northern tip of the island. The daily "DOLPHIN SHOW" delighted all ages.The SURF was super. Ventured out only to do the PIRATE DINNER CRUISE on the Belle of Topsail (5 star also). Had our own beach olympics, "A History of Topsail" play by the 2 gradeschool grandchildren, shell crafting, beach bumming, and simply enjoying the beauty of the beach/ocean. We made a call to Larry when we suddenly had no water, and he expeditiously identifed the problem (as local water-line work) and even offered to reimburse any costs for bottled water needs until water service resumed the next morning. Great guy to work with throughout the rental process. Great vacation home. WISH WE COULD RENT THIS PROPERTY AGAIN, BUT....3 more babies will be here by next summer, and we simply have outgrown this rental.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Ocean City Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,085
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,985
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,885
 
 
Sandy
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,385
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 21 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,085
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,385
 
 
Winter
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,085
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$220
$1,385
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,885
 

Additional information about rental rates

mandatory ins waiver $45 + Tax
cleaning $110 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

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