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Luxury, Location, and Linens! This 4 bedroom Oceanfront oasis has it all!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,656 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms plus sleeper sofa, 3 bathrooms, oceanfront, linens, walk everywhere

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Bliss Escape has a new twin sister. We just bought the other half of this amazing duplex and now we own the entire building. Her name is Bliss & Grace and she comes with a 6 person oceanfront HOT TUB!

We're so very happy that The Bliss Escape stays steadily booked so if your dates are not available here, feel free to check out Bliss and Grace at VRBO ID: 1213728 Same location, same luxury, same linens, but so much more!

We invite you to be our guests at THE BLISS ESCAPE where YOU get to choose what day you check in, year round.

Yes, that's right, you are NOT limited to the Saturday to Saturday rental restrictions most rentals have.

***For your convenience, if you are looking for a rate quote or availability, please use the "Get An Instant Quote" button by the calendar or depending on your browser, you'll need to click "book now" and It will give you all of the pricing and availability instantly, of course, before the system asks you for any payment information.***

Welcome to our oceanfront/beachfront home located at 514B N Shore Dr, Surf City, NC 28445.

Here our guests BREATHE IN JOY and breathe out stress. You will experience bliss and joy during your entire stay at our ocean front haven.

We believe whether you are on vacation or on retreat, you should arrive to a fully stocked home that is ready to welcome you in with open arms. We believe you should be worry-free and we will work diligently to ensure that everything is in clean, working order, exactly as advertised here. If by chance something stops working during your stay, you will have access to our on-call-handyman who will get there promptly to service the home.

Location is everything when you're traveling and here you will find beauty as mother-nature intended it, right out your front windows. The views are spectacular. Our private decking system will leave you right on the beach. We are within walking distancing to the Surf City pier, restaurants, shopping, coffee shops, smoothie bars, yoga studios, and so much more.

Rest your head in one of 4 spacious bedrooms -- two of which are oceanfront -- and let your cares wash away with the tide as you relax on one of two furnished decks; one of which is covered.

In addition to covered parking, extra public parking near our home can accommodate larger groups.

As of January 2017, The Bliss Escape has undergone a COMPLETE transformation, and you can expect the following improvements included but not limited to:

-All new luxury flooring has been installed to replace the old carpeting.

-New Keurig coffee maker (in addition to 2 regular coffee makers)

-New Bosch Dishwasher was installed

-New Washer and Dryer installed

-4 new TVs and Apple TVs have been installed

-All interior walls have been freshly painted to update the home.

-All of the décor has been replaced to create a peaceful, zen-like experience.

-All of the bedding has been replaced.

-All of the mattresses and pillows have been replaced with high end models.

- Linens are INCLUDED! We will provide sheets, towels, and extra blankets for your convenience. They will be inspected and laundered by yours truly, because frankly, that's how I'd want it for my family.

- Kitchen has been completely restocked and organized: new pots, pans and skillets, brand new knives that will make preparing your food so much more enjoyable, a new toaster oven, a crock pot, two coffee pots, a tea kettle, a spice rack with fresh spices including salt and pepper, a refrigerator full of condiments and salad dressings, a pantry filled with all of the basics including coffee, tea, flour, sugar, baking powder, honey, maple syrup, pancake mix and so much more.

-A wii game console has been installed in the bunk room

-a fully stocked activity closet including books, coloring books, board games, crafting supplies, and a massive amount of legos.

- Nightly rentals available year round. Yes including during the summer months.

- Toilet paper will be provided. (I never understood why this was a thing - but not in my house)

- Shampoo, conditioner, body wash and hand soap available in each bathroom for your convenience.

We will continuously replace and add to the kitchen stock and to the activity closet. If you have special requests, please ask in advance.

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need and offers panoramic views of the sand and waves. The open floor plan of the main living space offers exceptional water views while providing comfortable seating space for your entire group. This is particularly an important feature if you are hosting a retreat or a VIP meeting - there is seating for 20+ that can all face the center of the room - this is an ideal meeting set up. There is cable TV, plus an Apple TV equipped with HBO, Starz, Netflix, and Gaia TV in the living room, and also WIFI available for your use throughout the home.

Three of the 4 bedrooms have Apple TVs in addition to the one in the living room.

There is a king bed in the bedroom on the main floor. This is ideal for those that don't want to walk up and down steps from the main living area. The bottom floor has three bedrooms. The master has it's own bathroom and a king bed in addition to access to the ocean front deck. Another ocean view bedroom has a queen bed and also has direct access to the deck. A fun and playful bedroom with 2 sets of bunk beds provides an inviting space for the children in your party or the young at heart. A mounted TV with Apple TV loaded with HBO, Starz, Netflix and a wii console is available in this room.

We have a pack 'n play (master bedroom closet) and a high chair (upstairs king bedroom closet) for your convenience if you're traveling with young children.

Pets will be considered on a case by case basis and will be subject to a refundable $200 pet deposit. Just ask and tell us about your four legged family member. We will only allow 1-2 crate trained dogs at a time. We do not allow any dogs on any of the beds. This boundary is in place for the comfort and enjoyment of all of our guests. Pet hair has a way of sticking to linens no matter how many times they get laundered.

We have boogie boards, beach chairs and an umbrella for your use.

An outdoor shower is available for your comfort. We are within walking distance of several restaurants so please just come, park your car for the duration, and enjoy your vacation. It's an honor to share our home with you...we hope you love it as much as we do!

If there is something you'd like to request to make your vacation or luxury retreat experience more BLISSful, just ask in advance. We will do our best to accommodate your request.

Keywords: 2 King sized beds, Queen Bed, Queen Sleeper, 2 sets of twin bunk beds, washer, dryer, toaster, sleeper sofa, like new, duplex, bar stools, dining room table, flat screen tv, cable,

More Details

Owner
Beata Lorinc
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, polish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Beata Lorinc

Hello, my name is Beata (rhymes with Miata) but you can call me Be. I've had "own a beach house" on my vision board since I was 30, and a few months before my 40th birthday my dreams came true. My husband and I are proud Penn Staters and currently live in Cary, NC with our two sons Leo (2006) and Dylan (2009), our new puppy (born 7/1/2017) our 4 cats (don't worry, none of the cats will come to the beach house).

My father is a skilled carpenter and mason an my mother is a professional housekeeper and I have been running Handy Maven, a boutique remodeling firm in Baltimore for them since 2012. I have been flipping houses with my dad since I was 12. I can not wait to dive in and continue making upgrades and remodels to this already gorgeous, sturdy and well maintained home.

Before I left my corporate career to raise my boys, I was a Logistician for Procter & Gamble. My favorite assignment was leading the customer service team,

I am also a trained speaker, writer, and trainer. I LOVE leading retreats and leadership events. My goal is to be of service to you in any way that I can be. I am the proud creator and leader of the Bliss Academy for Success and offer small business strategic consulting and implementation accountability.

My goal is to understand what kind of experience you are looking for and to deliver it with excellence. You can simply rent my home and have a DIY experience, or you can hire me to be your personal concierge planning and implementing anything that you and your fellow travelers will like. I have access to the best coaches speakers, artists, yogis, meditation experts and so much more in the country and would be happy to personalize your experience if that is what you would like.

Beata Lorinc purchased this house in 2016

Why Beata Lorinc chose Surf City

This home is well maintained, is situated in the perfect place in Surf City, and has the most breathtaking views you will find.

What makes this house unique

Perfectly located so that everyone in your party is happy: we have the beach right in front of us and within a very short walk we have restaurants, shops, grocery, the fishing pier, a yoga studio, a book store, a spa, an organic grocer, a yoga studio, a coffee and smoothie shop, a church and so much more. Some thing for everyone without ever having to get in your car if you don't want to.

We will continue stocking our activity closet and will take requests from our guests.

Amenities

Surf City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1656 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full Bathroom on main living area - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom with Private Deck Access - 1 king
    Master Bedroom with King Bed - 1 king
    Queen bedroom with private deck access - 1 queen
    Bunk Bedroom - 2 sets of Twin Bunks - 2 bunk bed
    Sleeper Sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (2) , Queen size Beds (1), Bunk Beds (2) 2 sets of Twin Bunk Beds, Pack and Play (1), Sleep Sofa (1) The sofa converts to a comfortable queen sleeper.,
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Luxury, Location, and Linens! This 4 bedroom Oceanfront oasis has it all!
average rating of 4.821918 based on 73 reviews
5

One of the better beach trips I've had

  • 5 of 5

Wife and I took a week trip down to the beach with our dog. This house was a dream to stay in.

PARKING: one car, maybe 2 small ones, can fit under the house perfectly. Additional parking in the public beach access lot next door.

SAFETY/SECURITY: the house is tucked away in a small lot and we felt very safe. Everything locked & secured as it should.

BEDROOMS: large, cozy and plenty of room. Love those king beds and love that we didn’t have to make them ourselves or strip the sheets upon leaving.

BATHROOMS: clean and very large. Everything you need.

LIVING AREA: best place of the house with a great view. I don’t think I’ve stayed in oceanfront hotels that had this great of a view.

INTERNET/CABLE: wifi worked great. Cable as well in the living room. There are Apple TV’s in all the rooms which is a bonus.

KITCHEN: very clean and well-stocked. Probably has enough kitchenware to host Thanksgiving for two families.

THE VIEW: perfect. Can’t say anything else than that.

DECKS: very spacious. I like that the owners have a closet full of items left from previous renters including a gate to block off the steps so our dog doesn’t run down to the sand. Love the Adirondack chairs to kick back and relax as the sun comes up.

CONTACT WITH THE OWNER: very responsive and easy to communicate with. Beata was extremely pleasant.

OVERALL REVIEW: great house, great location. Didn’t want to leave. Bookmarked this place again in case I come back next year. Hope it’s available.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This house is STOCKED

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home right on the beach and located close to all the action (pier, restaurant, shopping). It was spotless and STOCKED with everything we could have needed. We don't have kids but this would be an awesome place for a big family. Beata was great and very responsive. Would stay again!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Clean, bright, well-appointed.

  • 4 of 5

The thermostat was locked and we were unable to control the temperature. No instructions were provided for how to operate the elaborate media system. No instructions were provided for how to operate the oven. The owner was gracious and friendly. The house was clean. The ocean view was pristine. Parking was adequate and access to the beach was excellent.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

As advertised!

  • 5 of 5

Very charming and comfortable for 8 adults. Tastefully decorated, which is not true of many beach rentals. Great location. We stayed during off season so it was very quiet and we felt like we had a private beach!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great trip!

  • 5 of 5

House was fantastic, and stocked with pretty much everything we needed for a long weekend in Surf City!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great time!

  • 5 of 5

Great beds, great entertaining space for family and friends. could not get TV to work in master but other than that everything wonderful!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Melinda Thank you for your review! SO happy you had a great stay. I'm sorry you had trouble with the TV. Sometimes guests move the HDMI cables around. Next time, please ask and we'll make sure you're all set up. We'd love for you to stay with us again! beata
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Map

Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Wilmington
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Gallagher's Sports Bar & Grill
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Gallagher's Sports Bar & Grill - several others
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Surf City - Private beach

Surf City is a beautiful ocean front town. You will find everything you need within walking distance of our home: grocery store, fishing pier, restaurants, shopping, coffee shop, bakery, bookstore, gift stores, playground, water sports, swimming, sand castle building, and so much more.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $188 + Tax
Damage Insurance $78 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

-- All trash must be removed from house prior to departure. Failure to do so may result in additional cleaning fees.
-- Check in is 4 PM local time. Check out is 11 AM local time.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.