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Nakiska - the Oceanside Townhome People Come Back to!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,440 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
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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More Details

Richard Benedetti
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 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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Surf City Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1440 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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
  • 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


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(52 traveler reviews)

Nakiska - the Oceanside Townhome People Come Back to!
average rating of 4.980769 based on 59 reviews

Beautiful as always, best place to stay on Topsail for the value

  • 5 of 5

This is our 5th time staying at Nakiska the Benedetti's have kept it in immaculate condition. It is as beautiful today as it was in 2006 when we stayed the first time. Getting to see the Ocean from one side and the sound from the other is another bonus too:-)

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice layout!

  • 5 of 5

This home was very clean and well maintained. The layout is cool because there is a large open commons area, but then the bedrooms are tucked away and all of the bedrooms have their own porch, very cool and nice to have the added privacy and getaway. This is the first Homeaway that we had to bring linens and towels to though. Don't know if that is standard, but that did add a little difficulty since most were flying in. However, all of the bed spreads and pillows were really nice, pretty and great quality. Also, I would recommend a combination lock or something similar as opposed to sending a key back and forth. Overall we had a great stay and would definitely consider staying again.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful family friendly home!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay in this home. The beach chairs, boogie boards, and beach toys were a huge hit with the kids and a major help to me in our planning and preparation! The kitchen was well stocked and had everything we needed. We especially enjoyed having TVs in every room. The quiet street was perfect for riding bikes and we really enjoyed the easy walks to the beach without crossing any streets. Richard was extremely responsive and helpful to us!!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you kind words and taking care of our during your stay. We hope to see you back again soon! Richard
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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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Beaches, Shelling & More


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
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

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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