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Favorite Beach House Ever! Lovely and Inviting Ocean- Front.

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,020 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.25 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

House Description:

Relax and enjoy your morning coffee on the large ocean-front deck which spans the width of the house.

A 5 bedroom ocean front home over looking the clean sand beach and sparkling blue ocean. Sea and Me will accommodate 12 people and help make this the 'perfect' vacation.

Main Level: The great room has a cathedral ceiling. Two floors of windows highlight the expansive ocean views.

Across the room, the rectangular glass-top dining table seats 8. Ocean view dining is the order of the day, every day at Sea and Me. Large picture windows offer views of the ocean over the dunes of lush vegetation. Your own private island paradise is just outside.

The kitchen has all the appliances. The cabinets are well stocked with dishware, glassware, and cookware. Blend a cool drink and take it out to the deck to enjoy the breeze. Listen to the waves rolling across the sand and watch the pelicans fly. There are also 2 bedrooms and a Master Suite on this level. The full bath is just down the hall and is a combination bathroom and laundry area. A stackable washer and dryer are neatly tucked in the corner.

Head up the open staircase to the top floor and enjoy ocean views. At the landing, you will find a bedroom door on each side. Each bedroom has a queen bed and a twin bed, plus a sink for washing or shaving. A full bath on the top floor is shared by both bedrooms.

NO ANIMALS, BIRDS OR SNAKES and NO SMOKING!!

Payment Instructions:

VRBO now collects a "Service Fee" up front. That goes directly to them and not to me. The $59 Damage Insurance goes to to CSA. I collect $125 with the first credit card charge to hold the date for you and is non-refundable.

The balance of the total amount is to be paid by check (no credit cards) as follows: 50% in January and the other 50% is due 45 days before check-in. VRBO limits me to quote only one option: the entire balance 90 days before check-in. I prefer two payments, January 20th and 45 days before check-in. Please let me know which you prefer (two check payments or one).

Call Jack Solak at 910-233-8633

Here are some comments from previous renters:

Your home was perfect for us with our two three-year olds and a four-month old who required MANY trips back and forth from the beach. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and appreciate the opportunity to stay in your beautiful abode.

The Long and Higgins Family

So. Carolina and No. Carolina

7/2-7/9

Another wonderful vacation at “Sea and Me,” our ELEVENTH! A few of us saw some baby turtles. Our weeks were filled with family, friends, fun, sun, turtles, kayaking adventures, swimming, seashells, movies, and laughs……Already looking forward to what next year will bring!

The Cross Family

New York

7/16-8/13

Still love this relaxing, pleasant time in this comfortable and cozy house on the beach.

Heidelberg, Germany

7/11

Thanks for the use of your cottage. We found it very thoughtful in terms of what you need at the beach. We have vacationed at Topsail for many years and found your cottage at the top of our list.

The Suttons

9/12

We had a great time here at Topsail. Your house is lovely and inviting. My husband was very ill and in the hospital for some time. We really needed this time here for him to rest and recover….actually we both needed the time. This area is lovely. We really enjoyed this beach as it is not crowded. Thanks so much for sharing your lovely home with us.

The Hackenberry Family

Pennsylvania

8/21

Your house is the bomb!! It’s my most favorite beach house EVER!!! I really and seriously enjoyed my time here.

Makenna and Friends and Family

6/20

Keywords: Perfect, quiet, comfortable, cozy, well-decorated, breathtaking view, everything we needed

More Details

Owner
Jack Solak
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

About Jack Solak

I am a Realtor who enjoys his job. If you would to buy a home on our wonderful island, please give me a call.

My wife and I love to travel and do so whenever possible.

I still SCUBA dive but not as much as in my younger years.

Now a good book and coffee in the morning on our deck is very satisfying.

Jack Solak purchased this house in 1996

Why Jack Solak chose Topsail Island

We fell in love with Topsail the first week we came here. The weather and neighbors are wonderful.

What makes this house unique

The beaches are clean and the water is warm and clear.

Amenities

Surf City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2020 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bedroom - Bath - toilet , shower , The shower is very large
    Bathroom on lower main level - toilet , combination tub/shower , The updated bathroom also contains the Washer/Dryer
    Bathroom 3 on upper level - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Vanity in each of the two BR upstairs - Very handy
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Also on main level
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , This bedroom (on the left) has a TV and a computer monitor.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , This bedroom is on the upper level and very large.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , On the main level. The attached bathroom has a large shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , On the main level.
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Favorite Beach House Ever! Lovely and Inviting Ocean- Front.
average rating of 4.75 based on 20 reviews
5

The views from the living room are amazing.

  • 5 of 5

As a family with 3 generations the house fit our needs-- large living room, fully equipped kitchen, and a short walk over the dunes to the beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure meeting your family. My wife is proud of the kitchen supplies. She makes sure all items are in very good shape every year. If they are not, she replaces them.
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An unfortunate ending to nice vacation

  • 2 of 5

We had 9 adults (ages 17 and up) stay for the week of July 4th. The home was clean when we arrived with the exception of the fruit cereals on the deck, which were easily swept away. The linens arrived shrink wrapped a couple of hours later. The house is large enough to be comfortable for this number of people. The kitchen is well stocked including an array of spices if you forget to bring any from home. The beds were comfortable. The house sits close to the road so there is street noise in the bedrooms and it can be tricky backing cars out. There is a grill as listed and the propane tank was empty (the owner did list that he was not responsible for checking and maintaining propane so we brought propane with us); however the grill is in poor condition so you should check it prior to using. The beach is great and the access walkway puts you in the sand quickly. Our issue came 9 days after departure when I received an email that a claim had been placed by the owner to the damage insurance policy (a required purchase by the owner for rental) regarding a broken blender. We did not break the blender but the owner never called to ask if we used the blender or if the blender was in working order when we departed; guilt was assumed. Since I know for a fact the blender was left in working order and that we bring a blender from home to crush ice I promptly emailed the owner. I have yet to hear from him personally regarding this issue. The house is nice; the beach is great; and we will never rent from this owner again.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: i did receive a call from the person who accidentally broke the blender. I did not write the name down and ordered a new blender from Amazon that day. It was delivered a few days later. I filed a claim with CSA as soon as I knew the blender was delivered and thought it was from this renter the week before who did call me. This is the first claim I filed with CSA and thought since the renter did pay for the insurance and did call me to let me know they did accidentally break it, there would be no problem. I did not receive any call or email from this renter saying there is a problem with the damage claim. It seems they were not the ones who broke the blender, I am sorry for any problem it may have caused them. I should have triple checked with the person who called to see who really accidentally broke the bender. I assumed it was the one before the current week's renter.
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5

Awesome place to stay...Very spacious with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing place to stay for our family. The house is right on the beach and access from the house to the beach during the day was very nice. The beach is pretty private, so you were not hunting for places to settle in for the day. The house was clean and spacious. Many Windows in the back of the house give you absolutely beautiful ocean views. The furniture was very comfortable. Dual AC units allowed for comfortable living in both upstairs and downstairs. There are 4 really nice Adirondack type chairs on the covered porch to allow for outside views to the ocean. We had a total of 8 stay in the home and it was quite spacious and comfortable. The kitchen table sat all 8 very comfortably...This is the perfect place if you are looking for some non stop beach views and access. Sun rise comes over the ocean to the left, and it was quite beautiful. The linen and towel service was very nice too...Very clean.

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

Sea and Me

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations are as advertised, and we had a wonderful family vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you.
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5

Wonderful home for family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This home was a lovely home for our family to stay in and enjoy Topsail Island. The home is right on the beach with a great covered deck to enjoy watching the kids on the beach with a little shade protection. We had four children and two adults staying in the house and there was plenty of room for more! An open family room/kitchen lends for great family time in the house. The kids enjoyed the two rooms upstairs away from the adults. The kitchen was stocked many amenities that usually we have to buy such as salt, pepper, coffee filters, condiments, dish soap, sponges, spices, etc that was really nice. The linens were delivered by the linen company which is included in the price of the rental which is really nice as well There were beach toys and chairs as well as games, books and videos. The beach is quiet and lovely. Could not ask for a better place to stay - would recommend and stay again!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We do our best to make everyone happy.
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5

Very nice beach rental!

  • 5 of 5

The owner was very accommodating and the rental has everything needed for a stay. We couldn't have asked for more and will be coming back!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice comment. My wife and I do all we can do to make everyone have a pleasant vacation.
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Map

Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Wilmington, NC
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
North Shore Country Club
Nearest Train
31 Miles
Bus from Wilmington to Wilson Train Station
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Hwy 17
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Daddy Max
Nearest Beach
Surf City
Nearest Point of Interest
Miniature Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
IGA
Nearest Point of Interest
Drug Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Dr., Denist, Eye Doctor
Nearest Point of Interest
Food Lion
Nearest Point of Interest
North Shore Country Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Jet Ski
Nearest Point of Interest
Topsail Greens Golf Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Belvedere Country Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Olde Point Golf
Car: necessary

There are 11 restaurants within 3 1/2 miles of the home. And 4 -6 more another 1 1/2 miles.

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Rates & Availability

Surf City House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 Peak
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,530
 
 
Aug 12 to Aug 25
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,027
 
 
Aug 26 to Sep 01
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,527
 
 
Labor Day Week
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,340
 
 
Sept 9 to Sept 22
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,830
 
 
Sept 23 to Sept 29
Sep 23 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,630
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,655
 

Additional information about rental rates

Date Holding Fee $125 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.75%

I prefer a check payment of 50% of the balance in 30 days and the remaining 50% by check paid 45 days before check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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