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Nakiska - the Oceanside Townhome People Come Back to!

Bedrooms 4
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Townhome, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Come and enjoying a relaxing family time ANYTIME OF THE YEAR!

You will feel right at home in this beautiful FULLY-EQUIPPED, four bedroom, three bath Oceanside (not Oceanfront) townhouse.

The first floor is comprised of three bedrooms, including one of the two masters (King bed) with its own bath, two additional bedrooms one with queen bed and the other with two twin beds, an additional full bath and full size washer and dryer. The stairs up lead to the Great Room, Dining area, fully equipped kitchen and the second of the two Master bedrooms (Queen).

You will (I know we do) enjoy the fact that there is a deck off every room. Although not an Oceanfront unit you can still enjoy the sights and sounds of the beautiful ocean from the Oceanside decks. The street side decks afford a view of the marsh and intracoastal in the distance complete with spectular sunset views.

Access to the beach is by private beach access. NO STREETS TO CROSS, simply walk across the courtyard/picnic area and you are there.

The Surf City area is the 'commercial center' of Topsail Island and therefore offers access to many eating spots from burgers to gourmet. Other members of the family may enjoy the unique gift and other shops of interest.

Sip your morning coffee, or evening glass of wine while you enjoy the sights and sounds of the Ocean in the foreground. We are confident that you will enjoy the Surf City area of Topsail Island and we hope you will want to return for years to come.

Collect seashells, work on your tan to the envy of those left behind, swim or frolic in the inviting surf or simply enjoy the peaceful surroundings of this vacation paradise. Read a book, fly a kite, ride a bike or... DO NOTHING AT ALL!

Read the comments of just some of our very satisfied guests and let us know if more information is needed. We LOVE TO WELCOME BACK OUR REPEAT GUESTS!

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Richard Benedetti
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

About Richard Benedetti

My wife Barbara and I bought this town home in 2002. We are the first and only owners. We have enjoyed many happy times here and are excited to be able to share it with repeat and new guests. We actually had this on the VRBO rental market from 2004 until 2012 when we decided to move in ourselves and call it HOME. We enjoyed living at the beach for the two plus years we did however we are now going to offer for vacation once again effective spring 2015. We look forward to welcoming back our past guests, many of who have become friends and we look forward to making more!

Richard Benedetti purchased this townhome in 2002

Why Richard Benedetti chose Topsail Island

We have had a beach house in another area beach town but we are so pleased we finally chose Topsail Island and Surf City in Particular.

What makes this townhome unique

The summer ocean temperatures are 'bath-like' it is truly a great swimming beach! It truly is a GREAT PLACE FOR A FAMILY VACATION!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family had the pleasure of staying at Nakiska for nine days in April after our son returned home from Iraq. The house was beautifully decorated, equipped with every possible amenity and our stay could not have been more delightful. There was some uncertainty about the exact dates when our son would be returning and Richard (the owner) could not have been more helpful or accommodating. We have stayed in many homes on Topsail Island, but I can honestly say that this one is our favorite and we look forward to returning to Nakiska.
Apr 2008
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Nakiska - the Oceanside Townhome People Come Back to!
average rating of 4.979592 based on 56 reviews

Relaxing and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Really nice home to stay in and very close to the beach. I was really hoping to hear the waves better but we were very happy. We look forward to coming again.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pittsburgh PA

Repeat Visitors

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Nakiska a half dozen times over the last 14 years, and it is always an excellent vacation. We love Topsail Island more than any other beach we have ever been to for so many reasons. Beach access is great...just a short walk across a courtyard, and the intercoastal waterway a short walk in the other direction. This year, we rented a couple kayaks for the entire week from the fantastic Herring's (which we could see from our balcony), and had many pleasant paddles in the calm intercoastal waters.

The house is always in great shape and is very comfortable. Well stocked kitchen with good quality pots/pans, multiple decks, two coolers available to keep the fridge form working too hard keeping drinks cold, and plenty of chairs and boogie boards for the beach. Each time we arrive we notice the upgrades Richard has adding a new gas grill, better quality televisions, etc. As usual, we strongly recommend Nakiska!

The Kelly Family

Pittsburgh PA

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Creek, NY

College Graduation Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Nakiska is exactly as billed, an excellent home within steps of the beach with the dune crossover is just a few steps away from the door. It is like having your own private beach! They have a fabulous selection of coolers,chairs, umbrellas and toys. We brought our own not knowing what we would find but will not do so again! The communication was excellent with Richard for the contract, keys etc. The quality of everything in the home was top notch! We had zero issues! The home is within walking distance to everything! We met many wonderful people and will return! Thank you so much for a wonderful home and trip. Nakiska is our new vacation go to spot. Thank you again!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clover, South Carolina

Beautiful loved how close it was to everything

  • 5 of 5

Best vacation ever.....I loved how close we were to the beach sitting on the deck just watching and listening to the ocean was so great. The home was so nice the kitchen had everything you could want. Loved the fact we could use the beach chairs and grill. I loved everything about Nakiska.......

The owner was so nice he responded to every question and I am so grateful he shared his home with my family.. I will hopefully be back soon

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

My family and I stayed in the townhome the week of Memorial Day. The home is very nice and was clean. Fully stocked kitchen and very nice appliances. The only issue was the downstairs HVAC unit went out. But, the owner ordered fans form us and he was in the process of having it fixed. He was most gracious.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quick walk to the beach and beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at Nakiska! The house was very nice inside and out! Very comfortable and had everything we needed! We were pleasantly surprised at how close the beach really was! The beach was quiet and peaceful which was what we were looking for! We will be returning and hopefully it will be this summer! Thanks to the owners for quick responses and keeping your home so beautiful!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Rates & Availability

Surf City Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Apr 15 2017 - May 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Bargain
May 6 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 20 2017 - Jun 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer Bargain
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer Bargain
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak Bargain
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer Bargain
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 23 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 30 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.75%

All reservations are subject to a $100.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations received more than 2 calendar months prior to arrival will be refunded in full less cancellation fee. Cancellations received within 2 calendar months of arrival ARE NON REFUNDABLE (tax collected will be refunded). Cancellation insurance is available through your travel agent or and others and IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. No refunds are made in the event of voluntary or mandatory evacuation orders. WE STRONGLY SUGGEST TRIP INSURANCE! PAY PAL and CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO A 2.5% ADMINISTRATIVE HANDLING FEE which will be deducted from your security deposit at the end of your lease. Monthly rate is based on long term rental (off season only), 6 months or more. NO TAX ON LEASES MORE THAN 89 DAYS. Departure cleaning is included in rates. NOTE - Owner is a licensed Real Estate Agent in NC and PA. The quoted prices reflect direct bookings with owner paid by check or money order. Bookings made and/or paid for through VRBO are subject to a VRBO reservation fee and the credit card administrative handing fee outlined above.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Surf City Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1440 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 1st floor master bedroom.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , 2nd floor master bath.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1st floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , One of the two master bedrooms. 1st floor.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1st floor.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2nd of the master bedrooms. Upstairs off the Great Room.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2). Bed and Bath Linen rental is available or bring your own.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Cable TVs (4) DVD, Fully-Equipped Kitchen, Enclosed outdoor H/C shower, Beach Chairs, Boogie Boards, Sorry, NO SMOKING & NO PETS

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